• First Drug for Postpartum Depression Gets FDA Nod
First Drug for Postpartum Depression Gets FDA Nod

Amna Nawaz talks to Dr. Samantha Meltzer-Brody, director of the University of North Carolina's perinatal psychiatry program. Sage is continuing to run trials, and if approved , the pill would likely be much more accessible and affordable to people with PPD.

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  • Study links drinking hot tea with elevated esophageal cancer risk
Study links drinking hot tea with elevated esophageal cancer risk

However, the next time you brew your daily cuppa or any other drink for that matter, you might want to give it some time to cool down, or it might increase your risk of cancer! The study tracked the tea drinking habits of 50,045 adults (age 40 to 75) for a decade, including recording how much tea they drank, how hot it was, and how long t...

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  • Advances in stem cell treatment give hope to millions with 'incurable' diseases
Advances in stem cell treatment give hope to millions with 'incurable' diseases

He's being the only one thought to have been cured of HIV. The male patient in Britain was diagnosed with HIV infection in 2003 and on antiretroviral therapy since 2012, according to the report. More than 38,000 Americans were diagnosed with HIV past year, and 6,160 deaths in the United States in 2016 were directly attributed to HIV. The UK res...

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  • Measles Cases Are Increasing Worldwide Amid 'Mistrust and Complacency,' U.N. Warns
Measles Cases Are Increasing Worldwide Amid 'Mistrust and Complacency,' U.N. Warns

One case was acquired from the United Kingdom and one from Ukraine. A common argument from anti-vaxx groups is that the vaccine can cause brain swelling in children. For example, an outbreak in Washington state is linked to a community where only about 80 percent of children were properly vaccinated. "This is a clear issue of pikuach nefesh".

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  • What is a national emergency? Can Trump declare one for the wall?
What is a national emergency? Can Trump declare one for the wall?

Conceding defeat in his earlier demand that Congress provide him with $5.7 billion in wall money, Trump agreed to sign a government-funding bill that lacks money for his wall, but prevents another damaging government shutdown . Democrats flatly reject the president's description of the situation at the border, arguing that more humanitarian ai...

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  • Anti-vaxxers partly responsible for Europe's highest measles cases in a decade
Anti-vaxxers partly responsible for Europe's highest measles cases in a decade

Measles cases in the Philippine capital region also surged 10 times at the start of the year, as the government failed to hit its immunization target in 2018. Measles is one of the most infectious diseases and can cause complications such as brain damage and blindness. The rush to receive the MMR vaccine - which inoculates the recipient from meas...

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  • Now Even Houston Is Getting Infected by Measles
Now Even Houston Is Getting Infected by Measles

In Harris County , two boys and a woman are being treated for measles . Measles was considered eradicated in the U.S.in 2000, as a result of immunization, but over the last few years more and more cases have been reported in Texas and other states.

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  • Washington State Reports More Measles Cases
Washington State Reports More Measles Cases

The National Vaccine Information Center, which opposes mandatory vaccination laws, said it opposed that bill and the current one. There were 11 suspected cases identified, according to a Public Health news release. He said measles will start with a fever, coughing and sneezing. The airborne disease is very infectious and can cause serious illness...

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  • Kamala Harris begins presidential campaign
Kamala Harris begins presidential campaign

According to a recent poll from the Kaiser Family Foundation, 56 percent of survey respondents said they favored a Medicare-for-all plan. "Medicare-for-all" has emerged as a key issue for the Democratic primary, with many early candidates already backing the health care plan, including Sens.

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  • EC once again rejects claim of EVMs tampering
EC once again rejects claim of EVMs tampering

The particular modulator, as Shuja claimed, allowed the team to hack into the kernel of the device and manipulate results - a technique that was then allegedly taken by the BJP to manipulate the results of the 2014 and future elections. " EVMs have been in use for the last 20 years ". He further alleged that his team members met "a BJP leader i...

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  • NYC Mayor: City Will Guarantee Healthcare for All New Yorkers
NYC Mayor: City Will Guarantee Healthcare for All New Yorkers

For there really isn't any magic wand to be waved over what health care does cost. The NYC Care program launches in the summer of 2019. Health care is a human right. But, aides said, it was something the city could do immediately and on its own, and not require approval from the State Legislature, which is weighing some form of universal heal...

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  • Maine CDC confirms 3 deaths from flu in state this season
Maine CDC confirms 3 deaths from flu in state this season

To shorten wait times, you can also schedule a flu shot at a time convenient for you by calling 419-774-4700. Price said flu season normally starts around October or November and can last until March or April. "That's just your body reacting to it and building that immunity against the flu, but that's not the full blown out flu". "We're so us...

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  • Families furious after woman in vegetative state gives birth at nursing facility
Families furious after woman in vegetative state gives birth at nursing facility

Phoenix attorney John Micheaels said in a statement Tuesday that the woman's family is outraged by the abuse and neglect of their daughter at the Hacienda HealthCare facility, AZ Family reported . No one knew she was pregnant and healthcare staff were initially unsure why she was moaning, the reports said. " It is my hope that justice will be...

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  • Dovish Fed Chief Powell Delivers What the Markets Wanted
Dovish Fed Chief Powell Delivers What the Markets Wanted

The negative news however may have led the chairman of the Federal Reserve to say that the central bank would be "patient" when it comes to raising interest rates. President Donald Trump . Powell's willingness to be flexible on interest rates was welcome news to investors , many of whom anxious that Fed chair risked cutting off the current ec...

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  • First Iowa flu death of the season reported by IDPH
First Iowa flu death of the season reported by IDPH

Antibodies cross the placenta and provide immunity to infants up to 6 months of age, when the infant is eligible to receive their dose of flu vaccine. Doctor Kathlyn Ignacio, is advocating for the use of the flu vaccine. "It's not too late to get the flu vaccine, and if you are coming down with flu like symptoms like fever, body aches - isolate y...

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  • Major decline in Aust flu deaths in 2018
Major decline in Aust flu deaths in 2018

The flu vaccine is available to adults of all ages, including pregnant women , and children 6 months and older. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends that pregnant women with continued concerns or questions about the influenza vaccination should discuss these with their healthcare provider in order to make an informed decision regardi...

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  • Research reveals stigma remains as Australia marks World AIDS Day
Research reveals stigma remains as Australia marks World AIDS Day

Professor Steffani Strathdee at the University of California San Diego says one of the biggest challenges is that HIV often affects people on the fringes of some societies around the world. He is the second MP to disclose that he is living... He stood down from the Commons at that year's general election. He's the only current Member of Parli...

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  • Insulin shortage to affect 40 million people by 2030
Insulin shortage to affect 40 million people by 2030

In type 2 diabetes, insulin helps control the disease and avoid or push back complications like blindness, amputation and stroke. While Type-2 diabetes is expected to rise by more than a fifth, from 406 million in 2018 to 511 million in 2030 globally, India along with China and the USA will share over half of these high blood sugar cases, say res...

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  • Annual amnesty to tackle antibiotic resistance
Annual amnesty to tackle antibiotic resistance

WAAW is celebrated every year in November to increase global awareness of antibiotics resistance and to encourage best practices among the public, health workers and policy makers to avoid the further emergence and spread of antibiotic resistance.

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  • Choice of Health Insurance Plans Offers Customers Financial Relief, Flexibility
Choice of Health Insurance Plans Offers Customers Financial Relief, Flexibility

Kori Hattemer , head of the Insure Central Texas program at local nonprofit Foundation Communities , says the four insurers on the exchange previous year are all back - Blue Cross Blue Shield , Ambetter, Oscar, and Sendero Health Plans, which decided not to exit the market in September after public outcry (" Sendero's Path Forward ", Sept.

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  • Dubai Customs Raises Awareness of Breast Cancer
Dubai Customs Raises Awareness of Breast Cancer

Mr. Wahab posited that aside the breast screening and awareness, the company has frequently organized medical screening for the treatment of malaria, Hepatitis-B, blood pressure, diabetic, breast cancer, distribution of mosquito nets as well as donations of food items in 42 communities benefiting 7,401 people at the cost of US$35,000 (GHC157,025).

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  • New Jersey viral outbreak leaves six children dead, 12 ill
New Jersey viral outbreak leaves six children dead, 12 ill

According to a release on the department of health website , there are 18 cases of adenovirus among pediatric residents at the facility; six pediatric residents have died. A team from the health department were on hand at the center Tuesday to investigate. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy issued a statement , saying he was "heartbroken" over the d...

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  • Multiple cases of rare polio-like illness under investigation in North Carolina
Multiple cases of rare polio-like illness under investigation in North Carolina

The surge has baffled health officials, who on Tuesday announced a change in the way the agency is counting cases. The symptoms tend to occur about a week after they had a fever and respiratory illness. This year's AFM outbreak is gaining attention because there are 127 suspected cases so far. The benefit of seeking medical care is to attend to kid...

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  • Battling discrimination and stigma against mental health
Battling discrimination and stigma against mental health

We often follow the capabilities of the mental health to underpins so that we can successfully learn and can master the skills. The school environment has a significant impact on a young person's emotional welfare. Medical experts say we've made strides in terms of reducing the stigma around mental illness, but they add there's a long way to go...

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  • Flu season on the horizon
Flu season on the horizon

He was cautious about the possible advantage with Flublok. "As long as I'm alive and kicking", he said, laughing. With about 10,000 of those being students, one-fifth of the student population received a flu shot from Boynton previous year.

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  • Brett Kavanaugh takes his place on bench
Brett Kavanaugh takes his place on bench

After weeks of being painted as an existential threat to women's rights and, indeed, a serial predator, the newly-minuted justice made history by bringing on SCOTUS' first ever all-female slate of law clerks. "My goal is to be a great justice for all Americans and for all of America". After an extra Federal Bureau of Investigation probe - which...

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  • Wear pink for breast cancer awareness day
Wear pink for breast cancer awareness day

It is able to detect many breast cancers before symptoms occur, even in women with the densest breasts. If cancer is restricted to the breast , a person can be saved. "When I see thousands of kids marching, they're the people that's going to make America great again". BC Cancer Breast Screening provides free screening mammograms for el...

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  • UC Berkeley research led to Nobel Prize-winning immunotherapy
UC Berkeley research led to Nobel Prize-winning immunotherapy

While chemotherapy destroys cancerous cells along with normal cells - often with toxic and debilitating effects on a patient - immunotherapy unleashes the body's immune system to target tumour cells. In this video about UC Berkeley's new Immunotherapeutics and Vaccine Research Initiative (IVRI), Allison discusses his groundbreaking work on cancer i...

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  • Kavanaugh's claim that witnesses refuted Ford
Kavanaugh's claim that witnesses refuted Ford

The editors of America said Christine Blasey Ford's testimony "clearly demonstrated both the seriousness of her allegation of assault by Judge Brett M. The New York Times says the most likely swing votes are undecided Republican senators - Susan Collins of Maine, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Jeff Flake of Arizona - and one Democrat, Joe Ma...

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  • Hurricane Florence: Family Demands Answers After 2 Mental Health Patients Drowned
Hurricane Florence: Family Demands Answers After 2 Mental Health Patients Drowned

Thompson said there was one door to the containment area of the van where women were trapped. By the time a rescue team arrived, the deputies were stranded on top of the van and it was too late for the women. Richardson says the incident happened near the Little Pee Dee River, which is one of the bodies of water officials are monitoring for i...

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  • Presidents, lawmakers honor John McCain's life of service
Presidents, lawmakers honor John McCain's life of service

Glioblastoma, an aggressive form of brain cancer , also claimed the life of former senator Ted Kennedy. According to a statement from McCain's office, he died Saturday at 4:28 PM, adding. "The damage inflicted by President Trump's naiveté, egotism, false equivalence, and sympathy for autocrats is hard to calculate". McCain found Putin's gr...

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  • Air quality plummets in Metro Vancouver as wildfire smoke blankets South Coast
Air quality plummets in Metro Vancouver as wildfire smoke blankets South Coast

Smoke from fires in British Columbia drifting into Washington and Idaho will cause unhealthy air levels through Tuesday, the weather service said. The homes in the Haypress Lakes Area remain under an evacuation warning while the warning that had been in effect for the rest of the subdivision was lifted.

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  • Measles outbreak hits 107 people, 21 states
Measles outbreak hits 107 people, 21 states

The CDC says a majority of those cases were diagnosed in people who were not vaccinated. 2018 is on track to become one of the worst years for measles in the last decade. Measles is highly contagious and is spread through the air by breathing, coughing, or sneezing. The CDC didn't say how many of those cases were in Kansas.

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  • Amazon To Buy Somerville-Based Online Pharmacy PillPack
Amazon To Buy Somerville-Based Online Pharmacy PillPack

Walmart was in talks to acquire PillPack earlier this year for less than $1 billion, CNBC reports, and the company was last valued at $360 million. "We're excited to see what we can do together on behalf of customers over time". The announcement comes one week after Amazon , JPMorgan Chase and Berkshire Hathaway revealed the CEO of th...

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  • Gaming disorder recognized by World Health Organization
Gaming disorder recognized by World Health Organization

The WHO's latest reference bible of recognised and diagnosable diseases describes addiction to digital and video gaming as "a pattern of persistent or recurrent gaming behaviour" that becomes so extensive that it "takes precedence over other life interests".

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