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Bay Area Biotech’s New Flu Treatment Gets FDA Approval

Bay Area Biotech’s New Flu Treatment Gets FDA Approval

Still, given that the flu is estimated to have killed at least 80,000 people in the US last winter, one of the deadliest flu seasons ever seen, every little bit should help. "Those resistant viruses can be transmitted to others..." The Japanese drugmaker began work on the project in 2007, utilizing a library of molecules screened for activity against a particular vulnerability inherent in flu. Consulte Mais Informação

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CDC: Rare polio-like disease is spreading

AFM causes muscle weakness and paralysis, according to the CDC. "It's still a vastly rare presentation of illness, but it does provoke some concern based on the frequency, relatively soon over the past couple of months", said Dr. Of those. 62 cases have been confirmed in 22 states according to the CDC. Dr. Adam Kassam emphasized that AFM is very uncommon. "This is something that's relatively rare, but affects children, and so this is something we should be concerned about as a ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Microplastics found in stools of 8 people from Japan, Europe

Microplastics found in stools of 8 people from Japan, Europe

In all, nine types of plastic were found in the stool samples. Researchers at the Vienna University of Medicine and the Austrian Environment Agency, headed by Dr. Bottles of water in a convenience store in California on March 16, 2018. The unavoidable issues are: "Is it harming our wellbeing and what can we do to reduce our exposure?" Some samples had as many as nine different types of plastic inside. Consulte Mais Informação

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Organic Food Tied to Lower Cancer Risk, Study Finds

Organic Food Tied to Lower Cancer Risk, Study Finds

That association held true even after accounting for factors like smoking, exercise , and socioeconomic status - all of which are known to affect cancer risk. "That is because deciding to eat organic foods or not is a decision that has very strong social and economic determinants". "For example, foods may be labeled 'USDA organic certified, ' 'organic, ' 'natural, ' 'made with organic ingredients, ' 'no drugs or hormones used, ' or 'sustainably harvested, ' so often times people may think ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Four Cases Of Mysterious Polio-Like Illness Diagnosed In New York

Four Cases Of Mysterious Polio-Like Illness Diagnosed In New York

Another kind of virus is suspected, but it's been found in only some of the cases. AFP is the umbrella term used for "syndromes characterized by the acute onset of weakness of the limbs", including AFM, CDC notes . It is also unclear who could be at higher risk of developing AFM, Messonnier said. ipolonina/Getty Images The average age of those affected by AFM in the U.S.is four years old. Consulte Mais Informação

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Not exercising is worse than smoking, diabetes or heart disease finds study

Not exercising is worse than smoking, diabetes or heart disease finds study

Those who got minimal exercise also had a 390 percent raised risk of death, they noted compared to those who regularly exercised. More than $200 billion is spent per year within the United States of America on CVD and diabetes; rather than paying huge amounts of money for disease treatment patients and communities should be heavily encouraged to be active and exercise daily explains Dr. Consulte Mais Informação

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Annual Making Strides against Breast Cancer walk

Annual Making Strides against Breast Cancer walk

But the benefit for most women was small, raising questions about whether the treatment is worth its high cost and side effects. "Lung cancer is a complex disease and this combination could offer a new potential treatment option". There are no guidelines to test people for predisposition genes other than BRCA1 or BRCA2. Some of the genes indentified by Couch are not now on that list. Consulte Mais Informação

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School cook who added kangaroo meat to chilli beef loses job

The cook who mixed kangaroo meat into the chili he made for students at a Nebraska Panhandle school has lost his job. And Potter-Dix Public Schools Superintendent Mike Williams vows it won't happen again. "If we were to have food or ingredients that are out of the ordinary, they should be listed on the menu so that the students and families are aware of what they would be being served". Consulte Mais Informação

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Hospital Offers Same-Day Mammogram Results

Hospital Offers Same-Day Mammogram Results

This October, the College is leading several initiatives to promote breast cancer awareness. This program provides screening at no cost to eligible women. Time: 8-11 a.m. Some healthy habits make a big difference. Stay at a healthy weight and avoid excess weight gain. "Breast cancer stage is based on the size of the tumor, whether cancer has spread to the lymph nodes under the arm, and whether the cancer has spread to other parts of the body", Arciero said. Consulte Mais Informação

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The truth about the side effects of flu vaccine

The truth about the side effects of flu vaccine

Because the flu shot contains inactivated viruses-or only uses a single gene from a flu virus- it's not possible to get the flu from the shot, according to the agency. Out of nearly 890,000 people eligible, 330,000 did not not get their flu vaccine in 2017. Doctors can report statistics and offer a broad glimpse at how bad the flu season is - and a year ago those warnings came swift, with cases piling up rapidly - but it's hard to nail down an exact number. Consulte Mais Informação

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'Mad cow disease' found on Scottish farm: Government

'Mad cow disease' found on Scottish farm: Government

Restrictions have been put in place at the unnamed farm in Lumsden, near Huntly, as an investigation is carried out into the source of the animal disease, more commonly known as mad cow disease. Britain grappled with a massive outbreak throughout the 1990s when hundreds of thousands of cattle were diagnosed with BSE, resulting n a worldwide ban on beef exports from the United Kingdom. Consulte Mais Informação

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