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Sickle Cell Disease: "Break the Silence, Let's Care"

Sickle Cell Disease: Sickle cell disease is caused by an inherited group of disorders that make red blood cells contort into a sickle shape. "Much as it is a matter of the heart, intending couples should be properly guided". What are the key outcomes of the five forces analysis of the global Sickle Cell Disease Drug market? Contributing, Dr Magdalene Odunvbun, a consultant paediatrician, advised parents and gua... [Full Article...]

Bezos-Buffett-Dimon Health Care Company Names CEO

Bezos-Buffett-Dimon Health Care Company Names CEO Atul Gawande is taking the reins on July 9 with a mission to create a new entity unbound by profit goals. The new venture from three of the country's most prominent companies has been the subject of much talk in the health-care industry because of its potential to shake up the system and change the way it operates. [Full Article...]

Gaming disorder is now classified as a mental health condition

Gaming disorder is now classified as a mental health condition Many health experts believe that the official classification of gaming disorder is very important, because it will help and enable doctors and mental health practitioners around the world to diagnose, prevent, and treat the condition, as well as identify the risks associated with the addictive behavior . [Full Article...]

NHS spending boost will increase burden of taxation,…

NHS spending boost will increase burden of taxation,… Echoing this, the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) recently projected that NHS spending would have to increase by 5.3% of national income over the next 50 years if it is to meet increasing demand for its services and other cost pressures. [Full Article...]

Woman strangles bobcat with bare hands in front yard in Georgia

Woman strangles bobcat with bare hands in front yard in Georgia Phillips suffered a broken finger as well as deep cuts and scratches to her hands, chest, and legs. Phillips said she was able to get her hands around the animals throat and strangled it, "If I had ever let it go, it would have been me, so I made sure I never let it go". [Full Article...]

World Health Organization Officially Lists Gaming Addiction as Disorder

World Health Organization Officially Lists Gaming Addiction as Disorder That doesn't surprise Daniel Kaufmann, a professor at Grand Canyon University who has done research on video game addiction and has offered treatment for it. About 2.6 billion people around the globe play video games on a regular basis, and while it has been proven that gaming can be beneficial, many people have also become addicted. [Full Article...]

Study reveals vitamin D cuts breast cancer risk

Study reveals vitamin D cuts breast cancer risk They also added that optimal vitamin D concentrations to help prevent colorectal cancer may be higher than the current National Academy of Medicine recommendations, which are based only on bone health, and suggested that levels between 75-100 nmol/L are optimal. [Full Article...]

Plant That Causes Third-Degree Burns, Blindness Found In Virginia

Plant That Causes Third-Degree Burns, Blindness Found In Virginia If the sap gets into anyone's eyes, there is the potential for blindness. In addition to Pennsylvania, giant hogweed can be found in New York , Ohio, Maryland , Oregon, Washington, Michigan , Virginia, Vermont, New Hampshire and ME, according to the Department of Environmental Conservation . [Full Article...]

Gaming addiction classed as mental disorder

Gaming addiction classed as mental disorder That means doctors can diagnose and offer treatment to someone with the condition. However, she warns that video gaming addiction affects just a small percentage of the world's population - but adds that "it must be recognised" early, as it can "last a year before diagnosis". [Full Article...]

Compulsive video game-playing could be mental health problem

Compulsive video game-playing could be mental health problem In the USA, 60 percent of Americans play video games daily, according to the Entertainment Software Association (ESA). World Health Organization said this situation is severe enough to result in "significant impairment in personal, family, social, educational, occupational or other important areas of functioning". [Full Article...]

Weather service warns of hot Sunday and Monday in Central New York

Weather service warns of hot Sunday and Monday in Central New York The peak heat will extend across the region, and those headed to Tahoe should expect highs in the 80s in Blue Canyon and highs of 75-85 degrees in South Lake Tahoe, with lower temperatures near the shoreline, and lows in the 40s-60s in the area. [Full Article...]

Patient Tapes ER Doctor Beth Keegstra Mocking Him During Anxiety Attack

Patient Tapes ER Doctor Beth Keegstra Mocking Him During Anxiety Attack She then asked Bardwell mockingly, " Are you dead, sir? ". Don't try to tell me you can't move. Bardwell's father, Daniel, reportedly recorded their unsettling June 10 encounter with Dr. Because I'm in pain and I have anxiety. At one point, Samuel says he can't inhale , to which the doctor responds-amid chuckles, "He can't inhale. Wow!" From that point on, the conversation was captured on c... [Full Article...]

World Health Organization releases new International Classification of Diseases (ICD 11)

WHO has said that gaming disorder is a serious health condition that requires monitoring. If the condition leads to significant distress and impairment in personal, familial, social, educational or occupational functioning. In fact, she urinated on herself while sitting down playing the game. The online version of ICD-11 also says that "the content in this platform may change on an ongoing ... [Full Article...]

'Gaming Disorder' Now Officialy Recognized as a Mental illness

'Gaming Disorder' Now Officialy Recognized as a Mental illness The increased risk may be from the frequency of gaming , from the amount of time spent on these activities, from the neglect of other activities and priorities, from risky behaviours associated with gaming or its context, from the adverse consequences of gaming, or from the combination of these. [Full Article...]

Grandmother kills bobcat with bare hands after it attacks her

Grandmother kills bobcat with bare hands after it attacks her Once the bobcat stopped moving, she yelled for someone to call 911. The cat took two steps and was on top of me ... "My five-year-old granddaughter was in the house and I didn't want her coming out", Phillips said. " It never budged, so I knew it was completely dead ", she said. Though bobcat sightings are rare, the animals have been known to attack humans and are especially aggressive when th... [Full Article...]

First Human Case of West Nile Virus Reported in LA County

First Human Case of West Nile Virus Reported in LA County The best way to prevent West Nile disease or any other mosquito-borne illness such as Zika virus, is to reduce the number of mosquitoes around the home and to take personal precautions to avoid mosquito bites. West Nile virus is transmitted through the bite of a mosquito that has picked up the virus by feeding on an infected bird, Health Department officials said in a news release. [Full Article...]

Cigarette Flavors Can Damage Blood Vessels, Even Without Tobacco

Cigarette Flavors Can Damage Blood Vessels, Even Without Tobacco Research has shown that smokers of menthol cigarettes receive a "physiologically relevant" dose of the flavor in their bloodstream when they light up, indicating that damage to endothelial cells could be occurring, Fetterman explained. The dangers of combustible cigarettes on the cardiovascular system has been known for decades, however e-cigarettes have only been around since the early 2000s. [Full Article...]

Fewer U.S. teens smoking, doing drugs … and drinking milk

Fewer U.S. teens smoking, doing drugs … and drinking milk Many are at risk of contracting HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases, as well as become victims of violence. "At the same time, the rate of violence and victimization they're experiencing hasn't gone down". However, about 1 in 7 said they'd taken opioids without prescription. "Additionally, we need more focused curriculum to engage with students in a dialogue about decision-making, di... [Full Article...]

Grandma attacked, kills bobcat with bare hands

Moments after the thought passed her head, the bobcat pounced on her. "As soon as it took the first step, I was in trouble and I knew it", Phillips said. Phillips said her father-in-law was a trapper so she remembered bobcats tend to go for the throat of their prey. The almost 40-pound animal jumped five feet and landed on her chest, and started attacking her face. [Full Article...]

Imported produce infections increase in Minn

Imported produce infections increase in Minn Those affected ate at the Sonora Grill on East Lake Street in Minneapolis between May 18 and May 20. The two outbreaks are not related, and in the case of Sonora Grill, it's not yet known exactly what food items are to blame. "We typically see increases in Cyclospora infections from May through August". Minnesota and Wisconsin health officials say a growing number of people are falling ill t... [Full Article...]


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