Medicina

Hyderabad to ensure hospitals well equipped to deal with Nipah virus

Hyderabad to ensure hospitals well equipped to deal with Nipah virus

While 45 people succumbed to the virus when it broke out in Siliguri town in West Bengal, some five people died in the second outbreak in 2007 in the state's Nadia district. Fit for Travel , a travel health information provider set up by UK's National Health Service, has carried a news article on the ongoing Nipah virus cases with the headline " Nipah virus disease in India ( Kerala)' ". Consulte Mais Informação

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Obesity ups risk of 12 types of cancer

It also encouraged people to reduce consumption of fatty and sugary fast foods, as the number of new cancer diagnoses is expected to jump to 24 million by 2035. For the first time separate recommendations have been included on limiting consumption of soft drinks - urging people to "drink mostly water and unsweetened drinks" - and processed foods. Consulte Mais Informação

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Congo says Ebola cases have reached 30, warns against rumors

Medical and health promotion teams are working to explain the symptoms of Ebola to the local population, Slater said. Two Ebola patients in Democratic Republic of Congo Ebola who fled hospital in the city of Mbandaka on Monday, May 21, attended a prayer meeting with 50 people hours before they died, Jean-Clement Cabrol, an emergency medical coordinator at Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders), said on Thursday, May 24. Consulte Mais Informação

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Nipah: 2 patients at Kottayam Medical College test negative

Nipah: 2 patients at Kottayam Medical College test negative

He wrote on his Facebook account: "After sehri n fajr namaz was trying to sleep but couldn't". Blood samples and throat swabs of both the patients have been sent to NIV-Pune for Nipah virus infection test. So Iam cancelling my reservations. " I know many of you would be feeling disappointed but I am helpless as I have tried my level best to render help in such crisis ". Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump says North Korea 'very much' wants summit

Trump says North Korea 'very much' wants summit

Kim Kye-gwan said North Korea appreciated Mr Trump for having made the bold decision to work towards a summit. The statement by Vice Foreign Minister Kim Kye Gwan, a longtime nuclear negotiator and senior diplomat, which said the North is "willing to give the USA time and opportunities" to reconsider talks that had been set for June 12 in Singapore, could be driven by a need to use the summit to ease crushing worldwide sanctions, or by a determination that a summit with the mercurial Trump ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Nipah virus: Dont travel to Kozhikode, Kannur; TN, Kerala govt on alert

Nipah virus: Dont travel to Kozhikode, Kannur; TN, Kerala govt on alert

Nearly 300 people ended up being infected and more than 100 died . Nipah virus (NiV) infection is a newly emerging zoonosis that causes severe disease in both animals and humans. The advisory said travelling to any part of Kerala is safe and if travellers wish to be extra conscious, they may avoid visiting Kozhikode, Malappuram , Kannur and Wayanad districts when traveling to the state. Consulte Mais Informação

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FDA warns teething medicines are unsafe, wants them off shelves

FDA warns teething medicines are unsafe, wants them off shelves

The agency "is asking companies to stop selling these products for such use", according to a statement posted on the FDA website. Elevated levels of methemoglobin cause the amount of oxygen in the body to be reduced. The FDA is requiring manufacturers of all FDA-approved prescription local anesthetics to standardize warning information about the risk of methemoglobinemia in product labeling across this class of products. Consulte Mais Informação

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Weekend lie-ins could help you avoid an early death, study says

Weekend lie-ins could help you avoid an early death, study says

There is a higher mortality risk if a person is consistently getting short (less than five hours) or long (more than nine hours) sleep, compared to people who are consistently sleeping around six to seven hours sleep throughout the week. The new study also found that, contrary to popular belief, "those who got more than eight hours... had worse health", The Times reports, "possibly because it meant they had an underlying condition". Consulte Mais Informação

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Tokarczuk wins Man Booker prize

Tokarczuk wins Man Booker prize

A public intellectual, activist and vocal critic of Poland's increasingly rightwing politics, Tokarczuk's opinions have occasionally outraged some in her home country. Flights beat five other finalists, including Iraqi writer Ahmed Saadawi's horror story Frankenstein in Baghdad and South Korean author Han Kang's meditative novel The White Book . Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump can't block users on Twitter, federal judge rules

Trump can't block users on Twitter, federal judge rules

President Donald Trump can no longer block critical Twitter users from viewing his tweets, as that practice is unconstitutional , a federal judge ruled Wednesday. The question was an aspect of a suit brought by the Knight First Amendment Institute , which alleged that the official presidential Twitter feed amounts to a public forum, and that the government barring individuals from participating in it amounted to limiting their right to free speech. Consulte Mais Informação

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North Korea preps nuclear site demolition despite U.S. summit doubts

North Korea preps nuclear site demolition despite U.S. summit doubts

North Korea abruptly postponed high-level inter-Korean talks on May 16 - just hours before the meeting was scheduled to take place. "North Korea summit and talks at various channels", he added. "What (the U.S.) should be doing in the summit is insisting on having experts come in to make sure the sites are dismantled properly". 38 North, a USA website dedicated to monitoring developments in North Korea, earlier reported that satellite imagery shows that North Korea is preparing to build an ... Consulte Mais Informação

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