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Rates of unvaccinated and exempted children on the rise, says CDC

Rates of unvaccinated and exempted children on the rise, says CDC

In 2001, it was 0.3 percent for children between the ages of 19 and 35 months. A small but growing proportion of the youngest children in the US have not been vaccinated against any disease, worrying health officials. Eighteen states allow parents to opt their children out of school immunization requirements for nonmedical reasons, with exemptions for religious or philosophical beliefs. Consulte Mais Informação

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US Senate confirms 15 more judges, wrapping up a GOP priority

US Senate confirms 15 more judges, wrapping up a GOP priority

The rapid confirmation of judges comes days after the confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh , whose nomination gripped Washington and brought the Senate to a standstill. "Elections matter and I would like my colleagues to be able to go home", she said. "The Democrats are willing to do anything, to hurt anyone, to get the power they so desperately crave", Trump said at a rally in Minnesota last week. Consulte Mais Informação

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'2.2m Nepalis suffer from mental health disorder' - Capital

'2.2m Nepalis suffer from mental health disorder' - Capital

Professor Vikram Patel, one of the Commission's editors, said that mental health "is the foundation of human capability that makes each life worthwhile and meaningful". The theme for this year is "Young people and mental health in a changing world". Depression was identified as the third leading cause of mental illnesses and disability among adolescents globally, while suicide is the second leading cause of death among 15-29-year-olds. Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump signs bills to help patients stop overpaying for drugs

Trump signs bills to help patients stop overpaying for drugs

The two bills signed by Trump moved to correct "gag rules" that many viewed as an egregious business practice. One of the laws deals with patients who have private insurance and is set to take effect right away. drug-makers for their citizens, subsidized by higher cost prices for American citizens", Trump said at the White House, without mentioning the names of the nations". Consulte Mais Informação

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Implantable, biodegradable device speeds nerve regeneration in rats

Implantable, biodegradable device speeds nerve regeneration in rats

The rats regained the use of their nerves and strength in their muscles in the several days before their bodies completely broke down and absorbed the biodegradable device . The new device, described in the journal Nature Medicine , is powered wirelessly by a transmitter outside the body. With the Washington University researchers, the Northwestern team made a thin, flexible device that wraps around an injured nerve and delivers electrical pulses. Consulte Mais Informação

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Klobuchar Calls for CDC Investigation of Polio-Like Illness

AFM causes patients' muscles to weaken and symptoms include sudden muscle weakness in the arms or legs, neck weakness or stiffness, drooping eyelids or a facial droop, difficulty swallowing or slurred speech. "That enterovirus is transmittable from person to person, but you can't actually catch AFM from somebody else". What causes it is unknown, possibly a virus, but doctors just don't know. Consulte Mais Informação

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Mental health services for young fail to live up to the promise

He said the burden of mental illness had risen dramatically worldwide in the past 25 years, partly due to societies ageing and more children surviving into adolescence, yet "no country is investing enough" to tackle the problem. A Sadag study shows one out of four employees suffers from a mental health disorder. Mental illness most of the times don't improve on their own and needs professional consultation. Consulte Mais Informação

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More Than One Quarter Of Young Adults Choose Not To Drink Alcohol

Whether you choose to drink or not drink alcohol , it's a personal preference. Researchers found that 29% of 16- to 24-year olds were non-drinkers in 2015, up from 18% in 2005. Dr Linda Ng Fat , who led this study said in a statement, "Increases in non-drinking among young people were found across a broad range of groups, including those living in northern or southern regions of England, among the white population, those in full-time education, in employment and across all social classes ... Consulte Mais Informação

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"Polio-like" Disease may spread in Minnesota after Six Cases

AFM can occur as a result of a variety of germs including polio virus and non-polio enteroviruses , West Nile virus, and adenoviruses . Initial symptoms include sudden muscle weakness in the arms or legs. "But it won't tell us what's causing the AFM, which virus, which process, that part we still don't know", Dr. Esper says. "EV-D68 has been circulating in what looks like an every-other-year pattern", Messacar told NBC News. Consulte Mais Informação

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Feinstein gets 'lock her up!' chants during Trump rally in Iowa

Feinstein gets 'lock her up!' chants during Trump rally in Iowa

Mr Kavanaugh now moves to the Supreme Court after spending 12 years as a judge on the influential US Court of Appeals in Washington , where he built a conservative judicial record and a reputation for being affable and well prepared. While Trump apologized on behalf of the nation for "the awful pain and suffering" Kavanaugh and his family had suffered and declared him "proven innocent", the new justice assured Americans that he would be fair and was taking the job with "no bitterness". Consulte Mais Informação

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An invisible crisis: developing countries remain ill-equipped to tackle mental health

An invisible crisis: developing countries remain ill-equipped to tackle mental health

According to the global agency, 10 to 20 per cent of children and adolescents worldwide suffer from mental disorders. This begs the question: is enough being done to help young South Africans battling with mental health issues? Nepal has only one OPD service in Kanti Children's Hospital and only two child psychiatrists to cater to children. Consulte Mais Informação

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