Medicina

Outrage in China Over Latest Vaccine Safety Scandal

Outrage in China Over Latest Vaccine Safety Scandal

The scandal has sparked anger on social media and dealt a blow to China's drug regulator, which has been struggling to clean up the world's second-biggest drug industry and promote domestically made vaccines. Changsheng's shares, which have lost 40 percent since mid-July, were suspended Monday. Changsheng Biotechnology was forced to stop production of a vaccine for diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis previous year after regulators found the vaccine to be defective. Consulte Mais Informação

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Transgender woman: A CVS pharmacist denied my hormone prescription

Transgender woman: A CVS pharmacist denied my hormone prescription

Hilde Hall said she had been prescribed the medication by a hormone expert prior to visiting the pharmacist, at CVS pharmacy, where she was questioned her loudly in front of other customers. Furthermore, when she asked for her prescription note back, the pharmacist allegedly refused, which prevented her from immediately getting the hormones at another pharmacy. Consulte Mais Informação

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High Fruit and Veg Consumption May Reduce Breast Cancer Risk

High Fruit and Veg Consumption May Reduce Breast Cancer Risk

Such data leads the study , conducted at the Institute of Barcelona on world health (Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal)), Spain. 621 men who have prostate cancer and 1,205 women who had breast cancer . Previous studies have shown that breast and prostate cancer risk are higher in night-shift workers likely because of a disruption of circadian rhythm, or a person's sleep-wake cycle, Kogevinas said. Consulte Mais Informação

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West Nile carrying mosquitoes in Williston area

West Nile carrying mosquitoes in Williston area

Stay on top of breaking news stories with the ABC11 News AppRoughly 20 percent of people who are infected will develop a fever with other symptoms such as headache, body aches, joint pains, vomiting, diarrhea or rash. However, across California in 2017, 600 people tested positive for the virus and 44 people died. "These infections are rare, but this is a tragic reminder that they can be fatal", said State Public Health Veterinarian Carl Williams. Consulte Mais Informação

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UnitedHealth Group (UNH) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday

UnitedHealth Group (UNH) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday

UnitedHealth Group had a return on equity of 19.92% and a net margin of 3.62%. The company's revenue for the quarter rose 12.1% to $56.09 billion from $50.05 billion past year. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Outperform" rating in Thursday, June 7 report. The stock was sold at an average price of $144.99, for a total transaction of $47,121.75. Consulte Mais Informação

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First melanoma blood test to spot skin cancer early

First melanoma blood test to spot skin cancer early

The blood test works by picking up on antibodies in the body that are responding to melanoma. Founder of Melanoma WA, Clinton Heal, is a melanoma survivor. 'While clinicians do a fantastic job with the tools available, relying on biopsies alone can be problematic. "The biopsies are quite invasive. They are also costly, with previous research showing that the Australian health system spends AU$201 million on melanoma each year with an additional AU$73 million on negative biopsies". Consulte Mais Informação

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Salmonella outbreak hits South Dakota

Salmonella outbreak hits South Dakota

Consumers are reminded to cook all raw meat and poultry products to the recommended temperature and thoroughly wash your hands after handling any of these products. The CDC says people should be careful that any turkey products they eat are properly cooked. The same year, a Salmonella Hadar outbreak linked to turkey burgers resulted in at least 12 infections in 10 states. Consulte Mais Informação

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Ethical OK Given to Genetically Modified Babies in UK

Ethical OK Given to Genetically Modified Babies in UK

The UK now bans the practice, but the report urges more research into the safety, effectiveness and societal impact of the practice. "There must be action now to support public debate and to put in place appropriate governance". One of the co-authors, Jackie Leach Scully, professor of social ethics and bioethics at Newcastle University, said that heritable genome editing may one day become an option for parents "to try and secure what they think is the best start in life" for their ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Flesh-eating bacteria in raw oysters kill Florida man, health officials say

Flesh-eating bacteria in raw oysters kill Florida man, health officials say

The department did not disclose the name of the establishment where the man got the oysters from. "We have an individual that consumed some raw oysters and to the best of our knowledge had no exposure to salt water, became severely ill, and passed away", said Michael Drennon, Disease Intervention Services Program Manager at the Sarasota County Health Dept. Consulte Mais Informação

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Scientists: Oranges reduce the risk of diseases of the retina

Scientists: Oranges reduce the risk of diseases of the retina

A study has shown that people who regularly eat oranges are less likely to develop macular degeneration - which affects around 2.4% of the adult population in the United Kingdom - than people who do not eat the citrus fruit. "Flavonoids are powerful antioxidants found in nearly all fruits and vegetables, and they have important anti-inflammatory benefits for the immune system". Consulte Mais Informação

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