Medicina

Company recalls 32 children’s medicines after finding a

Company recalls 32 children’s medicines after finding a "microbial contamination"

The products were distributed nationwide from August 2017 through July 2018. A full list of the recalled drugs and affected lot numbers can be found at the FDA's website. In the release, officials with King Bio said it has not received any reports of injury or illness. However, consumers should contact their physician or healthcare provider if they experienced any problems that may be related to using the product. Consulte Mais Informação

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Test positive for West Nile virus

Test positive for West Nile virus

On Tuesday, Interior Health said the birds were tested after they were found in Kimberley, B.C., during routine checks. A total of 401 cases of the virus have been reported in the European Union so far in 2018. Anything that can hold water can be a mosquito breeding area. Any standing body of water can be a breeding area: backyard pools, flowerpots, bird baths, rain gutters, tarps and tires. Consulte Mais Informação

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Scientists: Bacteria from the intestines will help to create a universal blood

Scientists: Bacteria from the intestines will help to create a universal blood

That's why Type O blood is in such high demand. One advantage of these enzymes is that they work in whole blood, not just components of blood, meaning that donations could be quickly converted to universal type O , he suggested. "We then use E. coli to select for DNA containing genes that code for enzymes that can cleave sugar residues". To figure out which enzymes would be the best candidate, Dr Withers and his colleague at UBC employed a technique called metagenomics , which is ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Ebola Death Toll In Dr Congo Rises To 55

Ebola Death Toll In Dr Congo Rises To 55

The health ministry's latest bulletin said that the death toll had been increased following five new victims in Mabalako-Mangina, close to Beni, the epicentre of the outbreak in the North Kivu province. In all, "96 cases of haemorrhagic fever were reported in the region, 69 of which had been confirmed and 27 were seen as probable", the ministry said. Consulte Mais Informação

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FDA extends shelf life of some EpiPens: Alex Azar

FDA extends shelf life of some EpiPens: Alex Azar

Food and Drug Administration to approve the expiry date extension for some EpiPen products as pharmacies across North America run out of the life-saving epinephrine auto-injectors. The shortage has largely been due to ongoing manufacturing issues at a Pfizer plant which supplies EpiPens. And less than one week ago, on Thursday, the FDA approved the first generic version of EpiPen , which will be produced by Teva Pharmaceuticals. Consulte Mais Informação

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Man Charged With First-Degree Murder In Mollie Tibbetts Case

Man Charged With First-Degree Murder In Mollie Tibbetts Case

Investigators say their search lead to Rivera after they acquired surveillance camera footage provided by an individual in the community. The video showed Tibbetts, 20, jogging near her hometown of Brooklyn as well as Rivera's vehicle. Christhian Bahena Rivera has been charged with the first-degree murder of 20-year-old Mollie Tibbetts , who has been missing since July 18. Rahn said the suspect told investigators he realized he had put the woman in the trunk of his auto and when he took her ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Eating coconut oil a bad idea?

Eating coconut oil a bad idea?

This goes against the common belief that coconut oil is good for your health, as it's previously been hailed as a "superfood" that can be used in the kitchen as a component of any meal. "We are well and sufficiently supplied", she said. He recommends instead using oils high in monounsaturated fats (including olive oil and avocado oil) and those high in polyunsaturated fats (such as canola oil). Consulte Mais Informação

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Don't flush contact lenses after use - bad for environment

Don't flush contact lenses after use - bad for environment

Microplastics - that is, bits of plastics that continually break down into smaller and smaller bits - are a massive problem and contact lenses are only making things worse. The team stated that around 6 to 10 metric tonnes of plastic lenses ended up in wastewater a year. This soft alloy can absorb toxins even more readily than other very common plastics like polypropylene, or polyester used in a very wide range of products (Charles Rolsky- Arizona State University). Consulte Mais Informação

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NHS Providers leak warns of Brexit drug shortages

NHS Providers leak warns of Brexit drug shortages

NHS Providers, which represents hospitals and ambulance services in England, has accused ministers of failing to prepare adequately for the potential failure to strike a Brexit deal. Mr Hopson warned it would be more "efficient and effective" for ministers and the NHS bodies to work out a national contingency plan for trusts, rather than "expecting trusts to develop contingency plans individually, in a vacuum, and have to reinvent the wheel 229 times". Consulte Mais Informação

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Google announces the redesigned Google Fit experience

Google announces the redesigned Google Fit experience

In fact, the data shared from those apps will now contribute towards your Move Minutes and Heart Points . To improve its official Android health and fitness app, Google has redesigned Fit from the ground up. It means if you're out walking your dog and you pick up the pace to a moderate level, you'll receive a score (what Google calls a Heart Point ) for that rather than just a recording of your steps. Consulte Mais Informação

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