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Health Care Medication given to sick killer whale at sea to save her
Author: 0 Medication given to sick killer whale at sea to save her

The NOAA response team treated J50 with a long-acting broad-spectrum antibiotic through a dart while they await results of the whale's health assessment. Researchers with the Whale Sanctuary Project took a sample of the fish scales so they can later genetically track whether the whales consume that fish, while other crews with the Lummi tribe scooped the salmon out of a large bin and sent it into the water.

Health Care New research found men who wear boxer shorts have higher sperm count
Author: 0 New research found men who wear boxer shorts have higher sperm count

This proven link between temperature and fertility is often the linchpin of pro-boxer arguments presented during debates with briefs wearers. Scientists at the Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health tested 656 men and found that those who wore boxers had 25% more sperm per millilitre and 17% in each ejaculate than those that wore briefs, jockeys or smaller trousers.

Health Care Priyanka Chopra:
Author: 0 Priyanka Chopra: "My personal life is not for public consumption"

Thanks for hanging with me, I'm your girl Sinead de Vries and I'll see ya next time. Why did our ethnicity define the roles we played? Priyanka Chopra , well known for Bollywood movies like "Bajirao Mastaani" and "Mary Kom", will be next seen in the American movie 'Isn't It Romantic' which is set to release in 2019.

Health Care Women better survive heart attacks with women doctors
Author: 0 Women better survive heart attacks with women doctors

Heart disease is the number one killer of women and men in the USA, and symptoms of heart attack can show up differently in men and women . In this study , women heart attack patients were found to be more likely to survive if they were treated by women doctors, according to the team of researchers at Olin Business School at Washington University, Harvard Business School and Carlson School of Management at University of Minnesota Business School.

Health Care Dallas County Reports First West Nile Virus Death Of The Year
Author: 0 Dallas County Reports First West Nile Virus Death Of The Year

With a second positive result for the virus residents should make sure they use the following strategies to avoid the virus. There's more evidence of the presence of West Nile virus in Sarnia-Lambton. Since 2000, 134 cases of the virus have been diagnosed in CT residents and three people have died after being infected with the virus. Symptoms of West Nile virus include fever, confusion, muscles weakness and severe headache.

Health Care Pentagon Forbids Use of GPS Features in Fitness Apps
Author: 0 Pentagon Forbids Use of GPS Features in Fitness Apps

This was all sparked when reports surfaced earlier this year of a fitness-tracking company, Strava , publishing maps showing where users jog, bike and exercise. Pentagon spokesperson Col. Rob Manning told reporters on Monday that the new policy ensures "we're not giving the enemy an unfair advantage", while at the same time "keeping pace with technology".

Health Care UK organ donation plan
Author: 0 UK organ donation plan

Jackie Doyle-Price, parliamentary under-secretary of state for mental health and Inequalities said: 'Organ donation saves lives. Children under 18, individuals who lack the mental capacity to understand the changes and people who have not lived in England for at least 12 months before their death will be excluded from the plans to ensure the system is fair.

Health Care Chloe Learey: Celebrating Breastfeeding Awareness Month
Author: 0 Chloe Learey: Celebrating Breastfeeding Awareness Month

Breastfeeding within an hour of birth prevents 20 per cent of newborn deaths. The observation came at a view-sharing meeting in conference hall of civil surgeon office. Hiwet Darsenie, Nutrition Expert in Women and Children Health Directorate with the Ministry, for her part said that the Ministry is celebrating the breastfeeding week to raise awareness among the people, and inform the significance of breastfeeding, and engage mothers to feed nutrition for childrens.

Health Care Study of civil servants finds middle-aged non-drinkers face higher dementia risk
Author: 0 Study of civil servants finds middle-aged non-drinkers face higher dementia risk

The researchers found that abstinence in midlife or drinking more than 14 units a week was associated with a higher risk of dementia compared with drinking one to 14 units of alcohol a week, said Severine Sabia from UCL and INSERM. A total of almost 400 dementia cases - with onset occurring, on average, at age 76 - were reported. They noted that with every seven-unit/week increase there was a significant 17 per cent increase in dementia risk.

Health Care Don't wash or reuse condoms, U.S. agency advises Americans
Author: 0 Don't wash or reuse condoms, U.S. agency advises Americans

Condoms are easy to use, not much expensive and avoid the side effects. This announcement comes as the CDC is also making sure men who have sex with men know they are now especially at risk of contracting Shigella - an infection with symptoms like diarrhoea, fever and abdominal pain - through rimming.

Health Care Four new Ebola cases hit DR Congo's North Kivu province
Author: 0 Four new Ebola cases hit DR Congo's North Kivu province

The government confirmed to the World Health Organization on Wednesday that four out of six samples tested for Ebola virus at the Institut National de Recherche Biomédicale in Kinshasa returned a positive result. Those 54 Ebola cases included 33 deaths. Ebola is a virus-caused haemorrhagic fever with a high fatality rate and in extreme cases causes bleeding from internal organs, the mouth, eyes or ears.

Health Care Officials promote lower-cost, short-term health plans
Author: 0 Officials promote lower-cost, short-term health plans

That may not translate to broad consumer appeal among people who need an individual policy. "This will at least provide a little bit of relief for people who are otherwise essentially forgotten by the Affordable Care Act", Antos says. "President Trump is bringing more affordable insurance options back to the market, including through allowing the renewal of short-term plans". He cited a Health and Human Services Department study that said that average premiums for individual market ...

Health Care Child becomes first Manitoban infected with West Nile Virus in 2018
Author: 0 Child becomes first Manitoban infected with West Nile Virus in 2018

Humans can catch the virus through mosquito bites. Authorities say Iowa's first reported 2018 death associated with the West Nile virus has occurred. The infection can even affect the central nervous system and last for months or years. Severe cases can lead to more serious illnesses, such as encephalitis and paralysis, and in some cases it can be fatal.

Health Care My Health Record to strengthen privacy protections after patient concerns
Author: 0 My Health Record to strengthen privacy protections after patient concerns

Two key policy changes will be introduced to overcome privacy concerns about My Health Record, the embattled online service that stores a summary of your key health information. Health Minister Greg Hunt has been forced to back down over the My Health Record system. "My Health Record always promised compelling health benefits, especially for people living in rural and remote areas".

Health Care Mosquitoes with West Nile virus detected
Author: 0 Mosquitoes with West Nile virus detected

That includes toys, planters, old tires - even pools that form beneath leaky outdoor faucets. Most people who are infected with the West Nile Virus have no symptoms or experience very mild symptoms three to 14 days after the bite of an infected mosquito.

Health Care Vaginal 'Rejuvenation' Procedures Are Unproven, Pose Serious Risks, FDA Warns
Author: 0 Vaginal 'Rejuvenation' Procedures Are Unproven, Pose Serious Risks, FDA Warns

According to the FDA, numerous cases of vaginal burns, scarring, pain during sexual intercourse, and recurring or chronic pain have been reported and documented. However these devices are also being increasingly used for treatment of vaginal laxity, itching and dryness said the FDA. FDA did not take enforcement actions against the companies, but requested that they address the agency's concerns within 30 days.

Health Care Man's legs, hands amputated - all because a dog licked him
Author: 0 Man's legs, hands amputated - all because a dog licked him

A Wisconsin man has lost both of his legs to a virulent infection after being licked by a dog, according to local reports . Dr Silvia Munoz-Price, an infectious disease specialist with Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin, told WITI that Mr Manteufel's case is an extremely rare occurrence and that pet owners need not panic.

Health Care Smoking ban in all public housing takes effect nationwide
Author: 0 Smoking ban in all public housing takes effect nationwide

Each agency may also choose to ban electronic or e-cigarettes. The RRHA addendum states that the objective of the rule is to mitigate: the irritation and known health effects of lit tobacco products, increased maintenance costs from the effects of lit tobacco products, increased fire risks associated with smoking indoors, and the higher costs of fire insurance for a non-smoke-free building.

Health Care Teen suffers severe burns from
Author: 0 Teen suffers severe burns from "Hot Water Challenge"

Kyland says last week he and his friend were looking up the hot water challenge on YouTube. "I looked down at my chest", he said . " My skin just fell off my chest, and then I looked in the mirror and I had skin falling off here and on my face ", he said.

Health Care Health officials urge community to take precautions against mosquitoes
Author: 0 Health officials urge community to take precautions against mosquitoes

Rachel Levine said. Clothing Can Help Reduce Mosquito Bites . On July 18, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health collected two samples of mosquitos from the southeast corner of town. Persons older than 50 years of age have the highest risk of severe disease. The agency suggests that homeowners clear any standing water around their properties, because that's where the bugs like to lay their eggs.

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