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Airport security trays germier than toilets, study reveals

Airport security trays germier than toilets, study reveals

The luggage trays contained more of these illness germs than anywhere else in the airport - with none of them being found on toilet surfaces within the building. The results, they said, demonstrated that airports can serve as a potential risk-zone for an "emerging pandemic threat" - a prospect that has already become a major concern in the aftermath of the 2002 SARS outbreak, and the 2014 Ebola epidemic. Consulte Mais Informação

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Common Painkiller, Diclofenac, Associated With a Higher Risk of Heart Problems

Common Painkiller, Diclofenac, Associated With a Higher Risk of Heart Problems

During the follow-up period, between 1996-2016, the scientists eliminated other risk factors for cardiovascular diseases in the subjects who participated in the study . A commonplace painkiller could increase the risk of heart attack or a stroke by 50 per cent, a major new study has found. Starting diclofenac was also associated with an increased rate of cardiac death compared with those taking no NSAIDs. Consulte Mais Informação

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Nicola Sturgeon puts mental health improvements at heart of programme for government

Nicola Sturgeon puts mental health improvements at heart of programme for government

Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson criticised the new programme, based on 12 new bills, saying the Scottish government had failed to pass numerous bills it pledged past year. "The people of Scotland did not vote to leave the European Union, but in this parliamentary year, we are set to be taken out of the EU against our will - with continuing uncertainty around our future relationship with the world's largest trading block, which is around eight times larger than the United Kingdom ... Consulte Mais Informação

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AAP Recommends Injectable Flu Vaccines Over Nasal Spray for Children

AAP Recommends Injectable Flu Vaccines Over Nasal Spray for Children

About 80 percent of the children who died from flu complications never received the vaccine , according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "The effectiveness of the flu vaccine varies and is affected by factors such as the child's age, health status, vaccination history and the strain of influenza circulating in a community", said Dr. Consulte Mais Informação

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Here's your first official look at Brie Larson as Captain Marvel

Here's your first official look at Brie Larson as Captain Marvel

We get a glimpse of the latter next to another returning face from the Guardians film, Ronan ( Lee Pace ). Here are just a few of the big takeaways we learned from the new photos. Except, it hasn't always been that way. According to EW, he hasn't even seen a superhero yet. But if Fury is at such a low level in the '90s... does that make Phil Coulson an intern? As for the Skrulls , they're a shape-shifting alien race who have caused all sorts of havoc in the comics - including ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Airport security trays carry more diseases than toilets

A survey's found these trays are where diseases are most likely to lurk at airports. Other germ hotspots were shop payment terminals, staircase rails, passport checking counters, children's play areas and - unavoidably - in the air. Virology expert Niina Ikonen from the Finnish National Institute for Health and Welfare said: "The presence of microbes in the environment of an airport has not been investigated previously". Consulte Mais Informação

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Blood-testing firm Theranos to dissolve

But an investigation by The Wall Street Journal two years ago found that Theranos' technology was inaccurate at best, and that the company was using routine blood-testing equipment for the vast majority of its tests. "We are now out of time", Taylor wrote . In May, it was announced that a movie based on a book by Wall Street Journal writer John Carreyrou was in the works and would star Jennifer Lawrence as Holmes. Consulte Mais Informação

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Nurse Realizes She Cared For Pediatric Resident 28 Years Ago In NICU

Nurse Realizes She Cared For Pediatric Resident 28 Years Ago In NICU

Seminatore was born at the hospital's neonatal intensive care unit 29 weeks into his mother's pregnancy. But last month, she saw a young Intern chose to find out who he is, Vilma told the Mercury News . And he's now a doctor she works with. Vilma said she was initially in shock about the meeting, "But overjoyed to know that I took care of him nearly 30 years ago and now he's a paediatric resident to the same population he was part of when he was born". Consulte Mais Informação

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Deadly Indian ‘rat fever’ kills at least 12, another 54 deaths suspected

Deadly Indian ‘rat fever’ kills at least 12, another 54 deaths suspected

With the report of fresh case of death due to Leptospirosis in Malappuram district, the health authorities have intensified the prevention activities through tablet distribution across the district. Commenting on the health crises in state Health Minister K K Shailaja has assured that there is no need to panic as remedial measures have been in implementation. Consulte Mais Informação

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How do I find out my heart age?

The tool asks your age, height and weight, as well as risk factors such as smoking, diabetes, arthritis, blood pressure and cholesterol, all of which enable it to calculate your heart age and life expectancy. Around 24,000 deaths a year from the condition occur in those under 75 and four in five cases are preventable - equivalent to around 50 deaths daily. Consulte Mais Informação

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