Health Care

Man, 33, injected himself with his own SEMEN to treat back pain

The patient had presented complaining of sudden and severe lower-back pain. It states he had injected one monthly " dose " of semen for 18 consecutive months using a hypodermic needle which had been purchased online. The semen, according to the case report, had leaked into soft tissues. The man was hospitalised and received a course of intravenous antibiotics to treat the cellulitis . [Full Article...]

Rand Paul scheduled to have hernia surgery in Canada after 2017 attack

Rand Paul scheduled to have hernia surgery in Canada after 2017 attack The filing in Paul's lawsuit against Rene Boucher says the senator will travel to Ontario for outpatient surgery scheduled later this month. While Shouldice Hernia Hospital is privately owned - like many Canadian hospitals - it receives a majority of its funding from the Ontario government and accepts the Ontario's Hospital Insurance Plan . [Full Article...]

Uri Day 3 in overseas

Uri Day 3 in overseas Uri: The Surgical Strike is an Indian action film based on the fictional 2016 Indian Army's surgical strikes on Pakistan Administered Kashmir as a retaliation for the Uri attack. 20.63 crore. But since yesterday, the kind of reaction we have received is really overwhelming. Day 3 [today] should be bigger. Growth on Day 2 [vis-à-vis Day 1]: 51.59%... [Full Article...]

A Much Milder Flu Season This Year Featured font size +

A Much Milder Flu Season This Year Featured font size + More than 6 million people have been sick with influenza this season, according to data released Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , but IL numbers show this season, so far, hasn't been as severe as last year's. The health agency also released new estimates of how the flu season is playing out. The flu bug has officially spread across the state of Iowa. " According to... [Full Article...]

New study recommends a daily maximum for dietary fiber intake

New study recommends a daily maximum for dietary fiber intake Commissioned by the World Health Organization (WHO), the study aimed to develop new recommendations for optimal daily fibre intake to see what types of carbohydrates provide the best protection against things such as NCDs and weight gain. [Full Article...]

Woman loses the ability to hear men’s voices

Woman loses the ability to hear men’s voices Dr. Lin Xiaoqing, a specialist, took Chen's treatment into her own hands. According to doctor, Chen could hear everything but can't hear the voice of a young men patient who walked into the room. This may not be a condition that most of us are familiar with. Those with RSHL generally have issues hearing low-frequency sounds; she can only hear high-frequency sounds. [Full Article...]

New York mayor proposes paid leave for employees, a first for US

New York mayor proposes paid leave for employees, a first for US All services will be affordable on a sliding scale. Trump made reversing former president Barack Obama's health care law a key pledge of his campaign, and his Republican party successfully repealed in 2017 a key provision meant to keep overall costs down by ensuring healthy individuals bought insurance. [Full Article...]

IPhone production slows as Apple cuts earnings forecast

IPhone production slows as Apple cuts earnings forecast The newest revision applies to all iPhone models - the XR, XS, and XS Max , Nikkei added. Foxconn is said to collect almost 80 percent of its revenue from Apple products, and it's clear that since both Apple component suppliers (who would be selling to Foxconn) and Apple itself slashed forecasts that lagging iPhone sales are to blame here. [Full Article...]

Comatose woman gave birth to boy, attorney says

Comatose woman gave birth to boy, attorney says According to the reports, the woman has been in a vegetative state since she was the victim of a near-drowning more than 10 years ago. Phoenix police say the matter is under investigation and decline further comment. KPHO also spoke with a former Hacienda manager who said Timmons insisted that a 1988 incident of abuse of a different patient be covered up. "I want to assure our patients, t... [Full Article...]

Tim Cook: Apple's 'greatest contribution to mankind' will be about health

Tim Cook: Apple's 'greatest contribution to mankind' will be about health In an interview with CNBC , Cook revealed that Apple has been working on the upcoming services for multiple years. He said it is Apple's "most-important contribution to mankind". Mr. Cook explained: "The issues that we have with Qualcomm is that they have a policy of no license, no chips". Apple CEO Tim Cook said that health could be an area where Apple makes a big play in an interview with ... [Full Article...]

New York City mayor announces $100 million health care program

New York City mayor announces $100 million health care program The program is available to anyone who does not have an affordable insurance option, de Blasio said . "It is not only the morally right choice, but it will save taxpayers in the end". "You have a lot of savings over time by not having people get health care the wrong way". "One of the labor movement's most important struggles historically has been for workers to have time for themselves and... [Full Article...]

Is it too late to get a flu shot?

Is it too late to get a flu shot? In general, the flu is worse than the common cold , and symptoms are more widespread and intense. The symptoms of flu can include fever or feeling feverish/chills, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, muscle or body aches, headaches and fatigue (tiredness). [Full Article...]

NHS 10-year plan launched in bid to save 500000 lives

NHS 10-year plan launched in bid to save 500000 lives As part of the long-term plan , the Government confirmed a £4.5 billion new service model for the 21st century across England, where health bodies come together to provide better, joined up care in partnership with local government. Edwards said the biggest obstacle was a lack of staff, which has been estimated at a 250,000 shortfall by 2030, and the impact Brexit would have on this. [Full Article...]

Still time to get flu shots: Sherlock

Still time to get flu shots: Sherlock Jennifer Russell, chief medical officer of health for New Brunswick. No visitors with flu symptoms. This statement indicates there is a limited supply of influenza vaccines available for free in San Antonio, Texas, which has a population over 1.5 million people . [Full Article...]

Here's what you need to know about flu season

Ottawa Public Health officials warn that flu has not yet peaked and the level of influenza being seen in other parts of Canada could be coming to Ottawa. Severe complications of influenza infection include pneumonia which can lead to hospitalization and death. Marion County Public Health Department is requesting that hospitals in Marion County begin temporary restrictions for visitors. [Full Article...]

Healthcare Facility Chief Quits After Woman in Coma Gives Birth

Healthcare Facility Chief Quits After Woman in Coma Gives Birth A Phoenix police spokesman told The Washington Post an investigation has been opened into the case. "Hacienda stands committed to doing everything in our power to bring this police investigation to a quick conclusion", the spokesperson said. [Full Article...]

De Blasio announces health care coverage for all New Yorkers

De Blasio announces health care coverage for all New Yorkers NYC Care will be launched in the Bronx later this year and expand to all New Yorkers in 2021. The new plan provides insurance for visits to doctors outside of hospitals. When asked why New Yorkers should pay for the health care of undocumented immigrants or young invincibles, De Blasio said they already pay plenty when the community isn't healthy. [Full Article...]

Social media is more detrimental to girls’ mental health than for boys’

Social media is more detrimental to girls’ mental health than for boys’ The team interviewed around 11,000 14 year olds who were part of the Millennium Cohort Study. This is mainly due to online harassment and disturbed sleep, as well as poor body image and lower self-esteem, according to new University College London research . [Full Article...]

US stocks closer higher amid Fed's signals of gentler monetary policy

US stocks closer higher amid Fed's signals of gentler monetary policy Powell's Fed hiked rates four times previous year and projections from its December 19 meeting show officials expect two more hikes in 2019. Speaking after months of volatility in world financial markets, and just hours after a monthly jobs report suggested the US economy remained robust, Powell's soothing comments initially pushed stock indexes higher. [Full Article...]

Indian pharma company recalls blood pressure, heart drugs in the US

Indian pharma company recalls blood pressure, heart drugs in the US This week Aurobindo Pharma USA announced a voluntary recall of 78 lots of valsartan tablets, and Torrent Pharmaceuticals expanded its voluntary recall of losartan potassium tablets to a total of 10 lots. The drug is sold by several manufacturers, and in July of 2018 nearly a half-dozen companies were forced to recall their products due to the discovery of human carcinogens in the tablets. [Full Article...]


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