Medicina

CDC report reveals more than 45,000 Americans took their own lives in 2016

Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming, Idaho, Utah, Kansas, and Oklahoma each reported increases from 38-58%. The state's suicide rate ranked 19th overall. Democratic U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri said Monday that she is supporting federal legislation to provide funding for the U.S. Department of Agriculture to establish help lines and provide suicide prevention training for farm advocates. Consulte Mais Informação

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It shows the growing severity of the issue

In addition to the skyrocketing number of suicides in middle-aged adults, deaths by suicide are also on the rise in teens , with suicide now the second leading cause of death for all U.S. "Suicide is more than a mental health issue", the CDC's Dr. Anne Schuchat said in a media briefing Thursday. Brooke Plantega, KC's mother, says there is not enough work on prevention. Consulte Mais Informação

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Virginia Apgar: Google Doodle celebrates doctor who PIONEERED life-saving treatment

Virginia Apgar: Google Doodle celebrates doctor who PIONEERED life-saving treatment

Apgar was encouraged to study anesthesiology and became interested in the field of obstetrical anesthesia where she would make her greatest contributions. Dr. Apgar developed the test after noticing that, even though the general USA infant mortality rate fell between the 1930s and 1950s, it remained constant for babies within the first day of life. Consulte Mais Informação

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Opioid overdose antidote Naloxone recalled nationwide

Opioid overdose antidote Naloxone recalled nationwide

Those units were sent to wholesalers, distributors and hospitals in the US, Puerto Rico and Guam from February 2017 to February 2018. The FDA said it is being recalled because of "loose particulate matter in the syringe". Anyone who experiences a side effect related to the recalled brand of naloxone should report it to the FDA. Naloxone is sold for IV, intramuscular, and subcutaneous use. Consulte Mais Informação

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Broccoli coffee is a thing, because you're not eating your vegetables

Broccoli coffee is a thing, because you're not eating your vegetables

Which is why scientists have developed a powder made from whole broccoli, which you can chuck into your morning latte. That's right. The CSIRO is now responsible for a net increase of consumable broccoli in the world. "With a rising trend in healthy eating across the board, Australian growers are always looking at ways to diversify their products and cut waste while meeting consumer demand", he says. Consulte Mais Informação

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Medicare will become insolvent in 2026 - three years sooner than expected

Medicare's Board of Trustees blamed the earlier depletion forecast on lower payroll taxes in 2017 as a result of lower wages, less revenue from taxing Social Security benefits and higher-than-expected spending previous year. The four top officials serve as the Social Security and Medicare trustees, along with two independent trustees who are supposed to represent the public. Consulte Mais Informação

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Ohio Announces Five Sites Approved To Sell Medical Marijuana In Columbus

Ohio Announces Five Sites Approved To Sell Medical Marijuana In Columbus

Getting the retail licenses Monday were Quest Wellness Ohio II LLC at 4323 Market St., Youngstown, and Green Leaf Medical of Ohio II LLC at 2932 Youngstown Road in Warren. Medical marijuana in OH is supposed to be available for sale by September 8 at state-licensed dispensary locations. Dispensaries will sell medical marijuana plant material for vaping, and in oil, tinctures, lotions, patches, and edibles. Consulte Mais Informação

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Chemotherapy can be avoided with common breast cancer

Chemotherapy can be avoided with common breast cancer

Tuttle was diagnosed with breast cancer last August. Of those women, 6,711 had test scores between 11 and 25, which placed them in the intermediate risk group. "Side effects, such as hair loss, severe pain and infertility, can be utterly devastating and linger long after they walk out the hospital doors". More than two years on, she is cancer-free and says she has "gone back to normal everyday life", even enjoying strenuous hiking and kayaking trips. Consulte Mais Informação

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Baby was decapitated by doctor's actions, tribunal rules

Baby was decapitated by doctor's actions, tribunal rules

Dr Laxman was a consultant at Ninewells Hospital in Dundee when she was called to assist with a 30-year-old first-time mother who was 25 weeks pregnant in March 2014. Despite various efforts and techniques being used in an effort to free the baby, his head became "detached from his body". The tribunal will later make a decision on whether Dr Laxman's fitness to practice is impaired or not. Consulte Mais Informação

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Liberal Premier Kathleen Wynne admits she will lose provincial election

Liberal Premier Kathleen Wynne admits she will lose provincial election

But NDP Leader Andrea Horwath said Sunday that she would not accept help from the Liberals to prop up an NDP government. But as the polls painted an increasingly grim picture, she was forced to come to terms with her own waning popularity. A senior Liberal, speaking on condition of anonymity, said "the party is facing an existential crisis". "After June 7, as premier, I will work with the federal government to resolve these trade issues to make Ontario open for business again", Ford said. Consulte Mais Informação

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