Incredible Blood Clot Coughed Up Intact Stumps Doctors

The source of information in this article has been provided largely in part to an article in the New England Journal of Medicine . He had been hooked up to a ventricular assist device - used to help circulate blood around the body - and administe... More..

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Polio-like disease has Gillibrand concerned
by | Saturday, December 01, 2018

Polio-like disease has Gillibrand concerned

Washington, Ohio, Minnesota, and Pennsylvania have each confirmed eight cases of AFM. While acute flaccid myelitis is not a new condition, the increase in cases nationwide that began in 2014 is new, state h...More..

Scientist Who Gene-Edited Babies Speaks at Conference, Addresses Controversial Research
by | Friday, November 30, 2018

Scientist Who Gene-Edited Babies Speaks at Conference, Addresses Controversial Research

He spoke at a conference this week in Hong Kong , providing a small - and so far only - look into what exactly his experiment entailed. The medical necessity of the experiment was questioned, along with He's r...More..

Allergic to peanuts? New hope develops after promising clinical trial
by | Thursday, November 22, 2018

Allergic to peanuts? New hope develops after promising clinical trial

She was not involved with the study". The AR101 group received increasing amounts of peanut protein until they reached the "maintenance dose" of 300mg, equivalent to one peanut a day, on which they then r...More..

Romaine Lettuce Is Not Safe To Eat Whatsoever, CDC Warns
by | Thursday, November 22, 2018

Romaine Lettuce Is Not Safe To Eat Whatsoever, CDC Warns

While it can in cases be life-threatening, most people recover within a week. Illnesses started on dates ranging from October 8, 2018 to October 31, 2018 . coli bacteria. The Centres for Disease Control an...More..

Citing E. coli outbreak, US officials say don't eat romaine
by | Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Citing E. coli outbreak, US officials say don't eat romaine

Seven cases were reported in New Jersey - the third-most in the nation. "A traceback investigation" is underway to find the source of the romaine lettuce consumed by people who became ill", the agency said. H...More..

Democrats fight for House control; GOP's Braun wins Indiana
by | Friday, November 09, 2018

Democrats fight for House control; GOP's Braun wins Indiana

He didn't sound very sorry. And Pelosi, during a news conference that was delayed because of Trump's lengthy remarks, said she had worked productively with President George W. 'That's gone from 10/1 to 3/1 ...More..

Alcohol, tobacco high cause of breast cancer
by | Thursday, November 01, 2018

Alcohol, tobacco high cause of breast cancer

Clinical Nurse Specialist Addie Mitchell at Breast Cancer Care told The Sun that a majority of women don't regularly check their breasts, so having Alexa to guide them "will help empower many with the confi...More..

President Trump Visits Nevada For Rally, Fires Away At Democrats
by | Monday, October 22, 2018

President Trump Visits Nevada For Rally, Fires Away At Democrats

Trump referenced Biden's appearance in Las Vegas, mocking the smaller crowd drawn by his potential 2020 rival, compared with the thousands he gathered on an airport tarmac in the more sparsely populated part of...More..

Seventh child in Minnesota contracts paralyzing illness
by | Saturday, October 20, 2018

Seventh child in Minnesota contracts paralyzing illness

The 10 top local news stories from metro Boston and around New England delivered daily. Since officials have been unable so far to determine how the disease spreads, they are starting to count suspected cases...More..

Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease linked to eating squirrel brains
by | Saturday, October 20, 2018

Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease linked to eating squirrel brains

The report identified a 61-year-old male who was diagnosed with the rare brain infection called variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease after eating squirrel brains. Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) is an extremely ra...More..

by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

Mysterious polio-like illness baffles medical experts while frightening parents

In total, CNN found 47 confirmed cases and 49 more that were suspected or being investigated, for a total of 96. Most of the cases have been in children. Acute flaccid myelitis , also called AFM, is a rar...More..

by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

CDC expresses concern over mysterious surge in polio-like paralysis cases

And for now, it's hard to say if 2018 will equal or surpass spikes seen in 2014 and 2016, Messonnier said, adding that state and federal health officials haven't finished the whole diagnostic algorithm for nume...More..

Klobuchar asks CDC to investigate cases of rare, polio-like illness
by | Sunday, October 14, 2018

Klobuchar asks CDC to investigate cases of rare, polio-like illness

Earlier this month, six Minnesota children were diagnosed with the disease. "Oftentimes, despite extensive lab tests, the cause of a patient's AFM is not identified", the CDC says . Acosta. The Colo...More..

'Team player' Brett Kavanaugh sworn in again as US Supreme Court Justice
by | Friday, October 12, 2018

'Team player' Brett Kavanaugh sworn in again as US Supreme Court Justice

McConnell suggested that if Democrats were to pursue that strategy, voters would turn against them. Forty-nine Democratic senators supported the resolution and they would have needed an additional Republican ...More..

McConnell undermines Trump and Senate Republicans with support for Murkowksi
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

McConnell undermines Trump and Senate Republicans with support for Murkowksi

Supporters of President Donald Trump found a new target for one of their signature chants: Sen. As Justice Kavanaugh settles into his lifetime seat on the bench of the nation's highest court, the left remai...More..

by | Thursday, October 04, 2018

Trump mocks Christine Blasey Ford at MS rally

At his rally, the president mocked Ford's testimony with a question-and-answer patter that brought cheers from the crowd in Southaven, Mississippi. "Do you know how bad a fight has to be for the police to get c...More..

2 dead after van is swept away in S. Carolina
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

2 dead after van is swept away in S. Carolina

Horry County Sheriff Phillip Thompson says the women died Tuesday night when two of his deputies taking them to a mental health facility under court order drove into high water. Marion County Coroner Jerry...More..

Health Department offering stronger flu shots
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

Health Department offering stronger flu shots

District Health Department No. 4 and No. 2 have the flu vaccines available, but Myerson said many clinics, pharmacies, and other medical facilities have it and people should get vaccinated whereever it is most ...More..

Killer storm far from over, U.S. officials warn as 'epic' rain falls
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Killer storm far from over, U.S. officials warn as 'epic' rain falls

Earlier, authorities said two people died from inhaling carbon monoxide from a generator in their home. CNN are reporting that while the storm's center is now slowly making its way over SC, many of its main...More..

News Controversial Silicon Valley health tech firm 'dissolves'
by | Saturday, September 08, 2018

News Controversial Silicon Valley health tech firm 'dissolves'

In the email to shareholders , sent Tuesday, Theranos General Counsel and Chief Executive Officer David Taylor said the company is trying to negotiate a settlement with Fortress that would give the NY privat...More..

by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Theranos Set to Dissolve As Company Defaults On Fortress Loan

The company plans to formally dissolve itself and pay unsecured creditors its remaining cash in coming months, the newspaper reported , citing an email sent to shareholders. Holmes, who reigned briefly as the ...More..

Final farewells to Sen. John McCain begin at Arizona Capitol
by | Thursday, August 30, 2018

Final farewells to Sen. John McCain begin at Arizona Capitol

John McCain , on Wednesday and several of his children sobbed during the first of two services for the long-serving statesman and former prisoner of war before he is taken for the last time from the state he ha...More..

STDs hit all-time highs in U.S. for fourth straight year, CDC reports
by | Thursday, August 30, 2018

STDs hit all-time highs in U.S. for fourth straight year, CDC reports

An estimated 2.3 million cases of chlamydia , gonorrhea , and syphilis were diagnosed in the USA last year, capping a multiyear period of " steep and sustained increases in STDs ", said the US health agency...More..

Martha McSally, Kyrsten Sinema Win Arizona Primaries For U.S. Senate
by | Thursday, August 30, 2018

Martha McSally, Kyrsten Sinema Win Arizona Primaries For U.S. Senate

Most recently, Ward - who unsuccessfully challenged McCain in his 2016 primary - suggested on Friday that a statement from McCain's family saying he was ending treatments for brain cancer was timed to hurt h...More..