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Formerly Conjoined Twins Doing Well After Doctors Separated Them in Miracle Surgery

Formerly Conjoined Twins Doing Well After Doctors Separated Them in Miracle Surgery Nima and Dawa Peldon, of Bhutan, were born joined at the torso and shared a liver, but as they grew it became hard for them to sit at the same time and stand. "There will be challenges over the next 24 to 48 hours as with any surgery", Dr Crameri said. "Mum is very relieved", Crameri said, flanked by his surgical team still dressed in their scrubs. [Full Article...]

Uganda's Ebola vaccination for high-risk health workers postponed to Wednesday

Uganda's Ebola vaccination for high-risk health workers postponed to Wednesday The vaccination programme launches on Wednesday with support from the World Health Organization, targeting 2,000 frontline workers in districts close to DRC's North Kivu province, which is now experiencing an outbreak of the deadly virus. Authorities insist vaccination will be totally voluntary and that frontline workers - who may include hospital cleaners and other auxilliary staff - would need t... [Full Article...]

Morning people less likely to get breast cancer

Morning people less likely to get breast cancer Interestingly, the study also found that sleeping longer isn't necessarily better, as the analysis showed that women who slept longer than the recommended seven to eight hours per night increased their chances of being diagnosed with breast cancer by 20% per additional hour. [Full Article...]

Ariana Grande Apologizes to Ex Ricky Alvarez Over 'Thank U, Next' Lyric

Ariana Grande Apologizes to Ex Ricky Alvarez Over 'Thank U, Next' Lyric She wrote: "thank u for hearing me and for making me feel so not alone i truly am grateful.no matter how painful! i'm thankful and i love u. breathin video this week too! thank u, next " Her post highlights how the song made her feel less lonely during the hard time. [Full Article...]

FDA approves new, powerful drug amidst opioid crisis

FDA approves new, powerful drug amidst opioid crisis He also stated he believes FDA approval for opioids should come "within a broad public health context", one that acknowledges other opioids on the market, alternative therapeutic options, the ongoing epidemic and the risk for further abuse. [Full Article...]

New Jersey Adenovirus Outbreak Claims 10th Child

New Jersey Adenovirus Outbreak Claims 10th Child Adenovirus usually poses little risk for healthy people and typically causes mild cold or flu symptoms. Officials at Voorhees Pediatric Facility identified the first adenovirus case October 26. Poulos's daughter, who had required breathing and feeding tubes as part of her normal care, was transferred to another hospital with a fever but was later transferred back to the Wanaque facility, where... [Full Article...]

Police raid office of preacher who claims to have HIV/AIDS cure

Police raid office of preacher who claims to have HIV/AIDS cure Prophet Magaya claims to have cure for HIV/AIDS . Health experts say there is no cure yet. His next court date is 26 November. He further made claims on Aretha medical website (www.arethamedical.com) and that Aretha medical and himself were the manufacturers of the Aguma medicine which he claimed can cure above mentioned diseases. [Full Article...]

Organic Lamb Sales Market 2018-2023 with Strategic Trends Growth, Revenue

Organic Lamb Sales Market 2018-2023 with Strategic Trends Growth, Revenue The information is gathered by it on the grounds of global Rice Protein market trends, industry plans, along with other elements. At the same time, increasing use in preparing health drinks, protein shake and energy bars is likely to propel the growth of the global market for soy protein hydrolysate over the next couple of years. [Full Article...]

Seniors in long-term care urged to take high-dose flu vaccine

Seniors in long-term care urged to take high-dose flu vaccine The vaccine is also available at no charge for clients of long-term care facilities in interim or transitional care beds, respite care clients and new, unimmunized residents admitted during the flu season. Bring disinfectant wipes: Public places are a breed ground for germs, so don't feel bad about wiping down those area you may touch, or you could feel worse if you catch the flu. [Full Article...]

ACA enrollment period begins in Delaware

ACA enrollment period begins in Delaware In the past, consumers would pay a penalty if they were not enrolled in a health plan. Those less-expensive plans can also deny coverage to people with pre-existing conditions. November 5 at Westside Family Healthcare's Northeast Wilmington Health Center, 908-B E. 16th St. Westside is the only organization in DE to receive federal funding for navigators to help people enroll for coverage either ... [Full Article...]

Health Matters: It's flu shot time

Health Matters: It's flu shot time There are four strains in here, and that is somebody's best guess as to what will be circulating this season. Stress takes a toll on the immune system, and managing stress well is a key way to keep your body strong while avoiding the flu, Healthy Women reports. [Full Article...]

New Spinal Implant Helps Paralyzed Patients Walk Again

New Spinal Implant Helps Paralyzed Patients Walk Again This could be due to the fact that the precisely targeted and timed bursts of electrical stimulation aided the patients' movement without getting in the way of sensory signals coming from their legs, the researchers theorised. "What we don't know is how it's going to work in every single patient, but the principle is now established beyond reasonable doubt and it's going to get better". [Full Article...]

Taste of the Cultures in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Taste of the Cultures in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month Breast Cancer happens to be the most common and deadliest disease which women can develop over time. In the same context, actress Mona Zaki later commented on her official Instagram account "I accepted the "beet it" challenge from Nardin Faraj; we are now in the end of the month of October, the month to raise awareness against breast cancer .Encourage women and try it out yourself!" Aniki Le... [Full Article...]

Eighth child dies at New Jersey center hit by viral outbreak

Eighth child dies at New Jersey center hit by viral outbreak In some versions of a story October 25 about a viral outbreak, The Associated Press misspelled the name of the New Jersey health commissioner. "This is a tragic situation, and our thoughts are with the families who are grieving right now", Health Commissioner Dr. [Full Article...]

Trump Wants ‘Revolutionary’ Changes to Medicare Drug Payments

Trump Wants ‘Revolutionary’ Changes to Medicare Drug Payments Department of Health and Human Services ( HHS) said in announcing the International Pricing Index (IPI) payment model yesterday. " President Trump promised that he would bring down drug prices and put American patients first", HHS Secretary Alex Azar stated in an official press release . [Full Article...]

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month BMT has committed to making a $5,000 donation to the Abramson Cancer Center at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. The government has laid down four priority cancers - breast cancer, cervical cancer, oral cancer and lung cancer which together constitute 41 per cent of cancer burden, the report mentioned. [Full Article...]

People who eat organic 25 per cent less likely to get cancer

People who eat organic 25 per cent less likely to get cancer Sales of organic food increased to $45.2 billion past year in the United States, according to the Organic Trade Association's 2018 survey.For food to be certified organic by the Department of Agriculture, produce must be grown without the use of most synthetic fertilizers and pesticides and may not contain genetically modified organisms. [Full Article...]

First Person Dies From The Flu In Connecticut

First Person Dies From The Flu In Connecticut Thurrock's public health team and the Clinical Commissioning Group are working together to fight the threat of flu with a series of myth busters and information to help people make an informed decision on their flu jab. Saqib Shahab said in a press release. While we are very early into the new flu season, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports that the circulating flu strains match the st... [Full Article...]

Rare Polio-like Mystery Illness Investigated by CDC

Rare Polio-like Mystery Illness Investigated by CDC Typical symptoms of AFM are similar to those of a severe respiratory illness, along with a fever, but those often progress into neurological symptoms. AFM or Acute Flaccid Myelitis is a rare but serious condition that affects part of the spinal cord and nervous system. Two year old Alice Waller of Toledo is still recovering after contracting a virus that caused paralysis in her right arm and l... [Full Article...]

Not Exercising Is Worse for Your Health Than Smoking, Says Study

Not Exercising Is Worse for Your Health Than Smoking, Says Study Dr Wael Jaber, a cardiologist at the Cleveland Clinic and senior author of the study, called the results "extremely surprising". However, the newly published study from Cleveland Clinic found that extreme fitness provided additional survival benefit over more modest levels of fitness, and that extremely fit patients lived the longest. [Full Article...]


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