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Drinking Two Or More Diet Beverages A Day Might Be Dangerous

Drinking Two Or More Diet Beverages A Day Might Be Dangerous At their three-year evaluation, the women reported how often in the previous three months they had consumed diet drinks such as low calorie, artificially sweetened colas, sodas and fruit drinks. "Researchers don't have any plausible explanation for why artificial sweeteners might increase stroke risk". "We don't know specifically what types of artificially sweetened beverages they were consu... [Full Article...]

Facebook Might Remove Anti-Vaccine Recommendations

Facebook Might Remove Anti-Vaccine Recommendations As an outbreak of measles spreads across the USA, advertisements promoted by anti-vaccination organization have been targeting pregnant women on Facebook . A recent study from the Credibility Coalition and Health Feedback, a group of scientists that evaluates the accuracy of health media coverage, found that the majority of the most-clicked health stories on Facebook in 2018 were either f... [Full Article...]

Measles Outbreak in Jewish Orthodox Community Hits 200 Cases

Measles Outbreak in Jewish Orthodox Community Hits 200 Cases A case of measles has been confirmed in Vancouver, according to Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH). In a statement on Wednesday, DoH Secretary Francisco T. Measles symptoms include fever, cough, runny nose and red eyes, followed several days later by a rash that starts on the face and spreads to the chest. [Full Article...]

Scott Morrison warns of 'weaker borders' after medivac bill is passed

Scott Morrison warns of 'weaker borders' after medivac bill is passed The contest will play out differently in different seats and demographics across the country, but Morrison has made it clear that any new boat arrival "is on Bill Shorten and Labor's head". The changes included a provision that only the 1,000 asylum seekers now held on Nauru and Papua New Guinea and not any future arrivals would be considered for medical evacuation under the new regime. [Full Article...]

Days With No New WA Measles Cases

Days With No New WA Measles Cases Health Secretary Francisco Duque issued a statement explaining the government is officially "declaring an outbreak as cases have increased in the past weeks and to strengthen surveillance of new cases and alert mothers and caregivers to be more vigilant". [Full Article...]

Philippines: measles cases sharply increase in Manila

Philippines: measles cases sharply increase in Manila READ: "Measles under control" In San Lazaro Hospital alone, at least 248 children and 21 adults are being treated for measles, according to its spokesperson. Last year, there were 245 confirmed from out of the 1,052 suspected measles cases. "Nutritional support and oral rehydration are important measures to increase body resistance and replace lost body fluids caused by coughing, diarrhea, and... [Full Article...]

British racing cancelled because of flu

British racing cancelled because of flu The BHA said on Thursday that its veterinary team "has been in contact with more than 50 trainers and veterinarians to allow it to make an informed assessment of the risk of equine influenza spreading". "We are all totally vaccinated - rigidly, it's compulsory". The decision that British horses should be barred from entering Irish races was deemed "a prudent step in the short term" by the IHRB's... [Full Article...]

Denton County Public Health Confirms One Measles Case

Denton County Public Health Confirms One Measles Case Matt Richardson said in a written statement. DCPH will continue to monitor and investigate any measles concerns within Denton County. Three new cases of measles were confirmed by health officials in Houston on Monday, making it the latest city to have the once-eliminated disease appear in recent weeks. [Full Article...]

OR governor urges vaccines as measles cases grow to 55

OR governor urges vaccines as measles cases grow to 55 One case of measles has been confirmed in Denton County raising the statewide total to seven, according to health officials. An additional case was confirmed in King County , which includes Seattle, and in Multnomah County , Oregon, which includes Portland and lies across the Columbia River from Clark County . [Full Article...]

Men's brains diminish faster than women

Men's brains diminish faster than women So in the new study , the researchers analyzed brain-imaging scans of 121 women and 84 men who ranged in age from 20 to 82. The team initially hoped to use the metabolic information to predict a person's age. Copyright 2019 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org. Dr. Manu Goyal , senior author of the study and assistant professor of neurology and neuroscience at Washington University S... [Full Article...]

Obesity-related cancers are rising rapidly among adolescents in the US

Obesity-related cancers are rising rapidly among adolescents in the US Millennials At Risk Of Obesity-Related Cancer The researchers arrive at the conclusion after they studied public data on invasive cancer among individuals ages 25 to 84 years from 1995 to 2014. Across the six cancer types, the annual increase ranged from 0.4 per cent in uterine corpus cancer to 3.0 per cent in kidney cancer amongst 45 to 49-year-olds, and from 1.4 per cent for multiple myeloma up ... [Full Article...]

Morning Rounds: Measles outbreak and vaccine safety

Morning Rounds: Measles outbreak and vaccine safety Maldonado said what is happening now is people are getting looser with getting vaccinations for their children. As many as 1 out of every 20 children with measles will get pneumonia, which can also be deadly, the agency reports. It starts with a fever, runny nose, cough, red eyes and sore throat, and is followed by a blotchy rash. More than 180 of the cases happened in Orthodox Jewish communities. [Full Article...]

US children use more toothpaste than recommended

US children use more toothpaste than recommended Additionally, it's unknown whether or not the toothpaste reported was fluoride or non-fluoride. "Children aged three years should use a smear the size of a rice grain, and children aged three years should use no more than a pea-sized amount (0.25 grams) until age six years, by which time the swallowing reflex has developed sufficiently to prevent inadvertent ingestion", researchers, led by oral ... [Full Article...]

World Health Organization and vaccine group back 'critical' cervical cancer shots

World Health Organization and vaccine group back 'critical' cervical cancer shots Among Arab-Israeli women, there is a continuous decline in cancer mortality between 1990 and 2016, by 0.5 percent. At the same time, with the increased aging population, environmental degradation and food safety issues, the incidence of cancer in China has seen an upward trend for many years. [Full Article...]

Northwest US Measles Cases Prompt Look At Vaccine Exemptions

Northwest US Measles Cases Prompt Look At Vaccine Exemptions There have also been three reported cases in Atlanta. For more information on the current measles outbreak, please visit Washington State 2019 Measles Outbreak . More than 4% of students there received a religious exemption. When a person has been vaccinated as recommended, the vaccine is up to 97 percent effective in preventing measles. [Full Article...]

Do You Think Eating Breakfast Promotes Weight Loss? Read This

Do You Think Eating Breakfast Promotes Weight Loss? Read This New Australian research has found that despite breakfast often being touted as "the most important meal of the day", it may not be as important for weight loss as previously thought. The study shows that simply having breakfast isn't a magic recipe for weight loss for everyone. The findings fly in the face of the common consensus that skipping breakfast only leads to snacking on calorie-de... [Full Article...]

What's going on with the latest measles outbreak?

What's going on with the latest measles outbreak? He said the district's head nurse, Michelle Hyatt, is coordinating with the county to ensure schools are taking the appropriate steps. "The other is really taking another look at our immunization status and records". "The best way to get prepared is to make sure you and your children that you're responsible for are up to date on your vaccinations". Measles is extremely contagious, and can be ris... [Full Article...]

Bell Let's Talk Day raises awareness and money for mental health initiatives

Bell Let's Talk Day raises awareness and money for mental health initiatives Today, Bell will surpass 1 billion all-time Bell Let's Talk Day messages of support for mental health, with its total funding commitment to mental health set to top $100 million. "By raising our voices today, we drive action in mental health all year long - including Bell's ongoing donations to care, research, community development and other initiatives", said Mary Deacon, Chair of Bell Let's Ta... [Full Article...]

Study links screen time to slower child development

Study links screen time to slower child development Further, Madigan says, because their days are consumed with screen time , children aren't getting enough physical activity, which means they aren't developing the motor skills they need to run, ride a bike, or throw a ball. Not all screen time is detrimental, she says, and her study did not delve into the quality of programming the children were watching. Part of the problem is that toddlers'... [Full Article...]

High risk of United Kingdom crashing out says European Union negotiator

High risk of United Kingdom crashing out says European Union negotiator Theresa May faces losing control of Brexit to parliament on Tuesday in a series of crucial votes that will shape Britain's split from the European Union . The European Union has been adamant that there will be no renegotiation of the withdrawal agreement and that means no changes will be made to the backstop proposal; unless of course the United Kingdom shifts its red lines. [Full Article...]


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