Medicina

More than 90 people overdose on K2 in Connecticut park

Two people had life-threatening symptoms, he added. The exact cause of the overdoses has not been confirmed, but officials suspect that synthetic cannabinoids , also called K2 or spice, are the culprit. "It brought out Yale New Haven Hospital , New Haven Police Department, Fire Department, AMR". Hawk said some people got better with the help of naloxone, an opioid overdose reversal drug, while others didn't. Consulte Mais Informação

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This top 10 U.S. medical school offering free tuition

This top 10 U.S. medical school offering free tuition

Tuition had been set at about $55,000 for the coming year. The crushing weight of debt that medical education places on students-debt that averaged some $191,000 across all schools and more than $206,000 for private schools in 2017, according to the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)-has consequences for prospective students and the future contours of USA medicine alike. Consulte Mais Informação

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Dozens overdose on synthetic marijuana in New Haven, Connecticut, authorities say

What is K2 or synthetic marijuana? Officials blamed K2, a synthetic and marijuana-like drug that's smoked and can often be laced with risky or even lethal substances. "The substance behind these overdoses is highly risky and must be avoided". CBS affiliate WFSB-TV reports that the Department of Public Health delivered 50 doses of Narcan, a drug that can help in a narcotics overdose, to replenish the supply that had been used by first responders in the last 24 hours in New Haven. Consulte Mais Informação

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Lost contact found in woman's eyelid 28 years later

It's not like the woman was looking for it the entire time, though. She underwent an MRI where the "well-defined" cyst was located. The doctors then surgically removed the cyst. The doctors could not come to a conclusion on why it had taken almost three decades for the embedded contact lens to cause swelling or discomfort. There were no "elicited triggers" that could've caused the symptoms to start, they wrote. Consulte Mais Informação

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New Jersey man confirmed to have West Nile virus

New Jersey man confirmed to have West Nile virus

Gaines said the West Nile virus doesn't disseminate quickly in a mosquito's body at environmental temperatures below 80 degrees Fahrenheit. A mosquito becomes infected when it feeds on a bird that is infected with the virus. With the threat that people are now at an increased risk of being bitten by a West Nile-carrying mosquito, Gruener said another odd disturbance has been occurring throughout the county, especially in Hackettstown: dead birds. Consulte Mais Informação

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Luke's Medical Center Among Best Hospitals

Luke's Medical Center Among Best Hospitals

For example, University of MI was ranked in ear, nose and throat (1), gynecology (2), pulmonology (5 tie), urology (5), cardiology (8), cancer (15) and orthopedics (21). 1 hospital in Texas, for the seventh year in a row, and the metro area's top hospital. U.S. News & World Report recently changed its methodology making it much more hard to achieve a rank in "High Performing" banners. Consulte Mais Informação

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New research on electronic cigarette warns about its deadly effects

New research on electronic cigarette warns about its deadly effects

They found vapour caused inflammation and impaired the activity of alveolar macrophages, cells that remove potentially damaging dust particles, bacteria and allergens. The effects were worse when it contained nicotine. Martin Dockrell, who is the lead for tobacco control at Public Health England , said: "E-cigarettes are not 100% risk-free but they are clearly much less harmful than smoking". Consulte Mais Informação

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3 arrests made after at least 60 K2 overdoses in New Haven

Eighteen people collapsed on Wednesday morning within a span of three-and-a-half hours, officials said. "We are doing our best to get people to the hospital in the safest, most practical and efficient manner". According to Fontana, the Sponsor Hospital Medical Director is coordinating with hospital and health department staff to coordinate efforts. According to police, one patient was non-responsive to Naloxone, which is a drug used to treat narcotic overdoses. Consulte Mais Informação

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Starbucks will supply vegans with protein in new coffee smoothies

Starbucks will supply vegans with protein in new coffee smoothies

The drink is offered in Almond and Cacao flavors and will be available while supplies last. The beverages will be non-dairy, and made from pea and brown-rice protein, according to USA Today . "Plant-based beverages, plant-based proteins are a choice that many consumers are gravitating towards", Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson said in June about Starbucks' foray into more protein. Consulte Mais Informação

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Vaping Shown to Cause Chronic Lung Disease, Like Smoking

Vapor contained in e-cigarettes can damage the alveolar macrophages, which are responsible for engulfing and removing dust particles, bacteria, and allergens that can enter the respiratory tract. However, it must be remembered that these results were obtained in a laboratory thus further research is needed for better understanding of the long-term health impacts of e-cigarettes. Consulte Mais Informação

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Youngest American Woman To Receive Full Face Transplant, One Year Post-Op

Youngest American Woman To Receive Full Face Transplant, One Year Post-Op

Hurt and angry, Stubblefield went over to her brother Robert's place, went to the bathroom and used his gun to shoot herself. Afterward, "I felt so guilty that I had put my family through such pain". The young woman survived but was critically injured, having lost her forehead, nose and sinuses, mouth except for the corners of her lips and much of the bones that make up the jaws and front of her face. Consulte Mais Informação

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