Medicine

State's first pediatric flu death reported in Essex County

And, as Schuchat noted, the vaccine was 51 percent effective against this strain in young children. It protected an estimated 67 percent of people who got it fr...


Federal officials implore Americans to get flu vaccine

Preliminary figures released Thursday suggest the vaccine is 36 percent effective overall in preventing flu illness severe enough to send a patient to the docto...


Trump Asks Congress To Consider Merit Based Immigration

That plan would also provide the $25 billion Trump wants for a border wall. "This is one of the hardest issues Congress has had to grapple with in recent year...


US FDA approves first blood test for detecting concussion

Elevated levels of the proteins can be detected within 15 or 20 minutes of injury. Use of the blood tests could begin as soon as this year. Diagnosing an indivi...


Here's why you might want to linger over lunch to lose weight

And they conclude, "Changes in eating habits can affect obesity , BMI , and waist circumference". Authors of the study added that people changed the spe...


Axios: Porter claims WH told him to 'stay and fight'

By early fall of 2017, it was widely known among Trump's top aides - including chief of staff John Kelly - that Porter was facing troubles in obtaining his ...


First Briton, 'Cheddar Man' had darker skin, DNA analysis

The research reveals he had much darker features than was previously assumed, which has implications for our understanding of how lighter pigmentation spread th...


Georgia boy with Down syndrome chosen as 2018 Gerber baby

As the victor, Lucas' family will receive $50,000 and be featured on Gerber's social media through 2018, USA Today reports. The baby and his parents made th...


Erie County kids seeing flu accompanied with secondary infections

There were no side effects noted in those vaccinations as the ministry was committed to providing the best-in-class shots. Healthcare providers, said they are...


Disney making "a few" Star Wars TV series for Disney streaming service

ESPN's advertising revenue declined 11% y-o-y in the first quarter, as higher rates were more than offset by a decrease in impressions. Shares of Disney ...


Ways The Cloverfield Paradox Connects the Cloverfield Movies

Though the first two films - 2008's Cloverfield and 2016's 10 Cloverfield Lane - didn't share any direct DNA within their separate narratives, they did both...


'We don't have a flu season,' Texas televangelist Gloria Copeland says

The flu vaccine does not guarantee against illness, but experts say data suggests vaccinations make the flu milder. "We've got a duck season...a deer season...b...


Koeman speaks on appointment as Netherlands coach

The 54-year-old is Netherlands' fourth head coach since Louis van Gaal left to take over at Manchester United after leading Oranje to third place at the...


CDC: Flu Season Getting Even Worse, Especially For Children

In Georgia, there have been 51 confirmed flu-related deaths as of February 2, according to the Georgia Department of Health. Brenda Fitzgerald resigned as h...


New cell phone and health studies don't eliminate uncertainty

Among the male rats, scientists observed tumors in 6% of them, while in mice and female rats the studies weren't conclusive. Following the release of the NTP ...


Breast cancer treatment increase heart disease risks

She further said that during the treatment the patient should not only concentrate on their breast health but also normal health involving the heart. The inte...


Spice Girls to reunite?

The news comes after Victoria Beckham , Geri Horner , Emma Bunton , Melanie Brown and Melanie Chisholm reunited at Horner's house in Hertfordshire. Their...


Wonderful Wales punish sloppy Scots in Six Nations opener

Their first score was a classic piece of poaching from scrum half Davies, who timed his dart perfectly to pluck opposite number Ali Price's pass out of the ai...


Sky Movies Celebrates Groundhog Day by Playing Groundhog Day on a Loop

Interestingly enough, out of all his predictions since 1887, Phil has only seen his shadow 18 times. That means he's predicting an early spring. When German s...


Budget 2018: Bengaluru, Mumbai Get Major Upgrades in Railways Section

To another question, Goyal said the railways were not in losses and several measures were being taken to increase efficiency which will help the Railways to imp...


New blood test could detect risk of Alzheimer's disease 30 years early

A blood test could help scientists see what is going on in a person's brain. This is why there is a huge amount of research into tests for Alzheimer's. "Our f...


Live Annotation of Democratic Response To State of the Union Address

Kennedy, a rising star in the Democratic Party, is also slated to deliver the Democratic response in the aftermath of Trump's address. Like every president ...


Is Myanmar 'whitewashing' the Rohingya crisis?

Welcoming Bill Richardson's decision to resign from the Advisory Board on Rakhine State - terming the board as whitewashing Advisory Board, ARSA Commander-in-Ch...


Shelter responds to new government figures on rough sleeping

Local newspaper the Argus reported in December that 17 of what it termed "Brighton's homeless community", with an average age of 46, died previous year in c...


Vince McMahon on Kaepernick Playing in the XFL: 'Why Not?'

This way, they can treat the formation of the league with some more care. The postseason will feature two semifinal playoff games before the championship. "This...


Flu-related deaths in children are on the rise

Why is the flu season so bad? Ray said the flu outbreak isn't confined to Bowling Green. More information can be found on their website . People older tha...


Man Gets 5-Foot Long Tapeworm From Eating Sushi Everyday

He did, be that as it may, tell Banh "I eat crude salmon relatively consistently", the specialist said amid the podcast . "I have seen and treated intestinal...


Bikram hot yoga not better than regular yoga says a study

Most forms of yoga are thought to aid. But it is now more often known as hot yoga, following a scandal involving pioneer Bikram Choudhury, who has faced accus...


"Tide Pod Challenge" disturbs local health officials

The AAPCC warns that swallowing them could lead to seizures, pulmonary edema, respiratory arrest, coma or, in extreme cases, even death. Social media platfo...


What you need to know about this season's brutal flu

In California, among the hardest-hit states, the virus struck surprisingly early this season. Our season peaks between December and the end of February. "We kno...


Senate Democrats close to majority in drive to restore net neutrality

Democrats looking to override the Federal Communications Commission's December 14 decision to repeal net neutrality rules say that they have locked down 50 ...


New Video Shows Chibok Girls Vowing Not To Return

Nigeria is trying to show it is making progress against the extremist group that has killed more than 20 000 people during its eight-year insurgency. Stills o...


4 flu-related deaths in the state, including 1 in Middle Georgia

Jones says she has seen more flu cases this year than last. Cartter said "We're hearing from hospitals across the state that many are full, they have no extra...


More cases in E. coli outbreak

General Manager Dale Huss looks over a field of romaine lettuce with drip lines installed in it at Sea Mist Farms in Castroville Wednesday, May 22, 2013. "The F...


Who Will Buy GoPro? Company Said To Explore Sale

Over the last ninety days, insiders have sold 704,907 shares of company stock valued at $6,478,800. GoPro initially put the Karma on sale in October 2016, but...