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Health Care London patient may be second person to be cured of HIV
Author: 0 London patient may be second person to be cured of HIV

According to the United Nations by 2020, 90% of all people living with HIV will know their HIV status, 90% of all people with diagnosed HIV infection will receive sustained antiretroviral therapy and 90% of all people receiving antiretroviral therapy will have viral suppression.

Health Care Chicago police open internal investigation to track down Jussie Smollett leaks
Author: 0 Chicago police open internal investigation to track down Jussie Smollett leaks

In a statement to Fox News on Thursday, a spokesperson for the force confirmed that "an internal investigation has been opened". Smollett ignited a media firestorm by telling police two apparent supporters of U.S. The actor said the men yelled racial slurs at him and threatened his life while pouring an unknown substance on him. By Feb. 21, he was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct for filing a false report .

Health Care Why General Electric Stock Popped 15% This Morning
Author: 0 Why General Electric Stock Popped 15% This Morning

With GE BioPharma having produced $3 billion in 2018 revenues, the valuation of this deal, at a hair over 7 times sales, looks like great news for GE, whose own stock commands a valuation of less than 0.8 times sales. At the end of a year ago, the company's interest-bearing liabilities had ballooned to 110 billion dollars. The company divested this unit to "reduce leverage and strengthen [its] balance sheet", Lawrence Culp Jr., GE chairman and CEO, said in a press release.

Health Care Local vaccination rates rise after Vancouver measles outbreak
Author: 0 Local vaccination rates rise after Vancouver measles outbreak

To prevent outbreaks and eliminate measles , the World Health Organization urges countries to sustain the regimen of high immunisation coverage with two doses of measles vaccine. Cadesky said every physician in his practice has noticed a jump in young people asking to get immunized, and he's heard similar stories from a number of other doctors elsewhere in the province and beyond.

Health Care Study finds surprising link between higher sperm concentrations and marijuana smoking
Author: 0 Study finds surprising link between higher sperm concentrations and marijuana smoking

When Dr. Jorge Chavarro's team started investigating marijuana's effects on sperm, they had every reason to believe weed would prove detrimental to "testicular function", because other studies had said it to be so. Those who smoked marijuana in the past but don't now partake are more likely to have a higher sperm count than those who do. There were no significant differences in sperm concentrations between current and past marijuana smokers.

Health Care Vaccinations jump 500% in antivax hotspot amid measles outbreak
Author: 0 Vaccinations jump 500% in antivax hotspot amid measles outbreak

These new Multnomah County cases are linked to the Clark County outbreak. A person can carry measles for up to two weeks before symptoms show. The region's measles outbreak began in Clark County, Washington, where since January 1, health officials had confirmed 49 cases and suspected nine others as of Tuesday morning.

Health Care Measles outbreak grows in anti-vaccination hot spot
Author: 0 Measles outbreak grows in anti-vaccination hot spot

Early symptoms include a fever, runny nose and malaise, followed by a rash that starts around the head and moves down the body. Numerous studies have shown vaccines do not cause autism - a common reason cited by those who don't want their kids immunized.

Health Care Oregon Governor On Measles Outbreak: 'Get Your Kids Vaccinated ... Holy Smokes'
Author: 0 Oregon Governor On Measles Outbreak: 'Get Your Kids Vaccinated ... Holy Smokes'

According to the Washington State Department of Health, people who are exposed to measles and have not had the vaccine or the disease itself are very likely to get measles. There have also been three reported cases in Atlanta. In an effort to stop the spread of the illness, the Health Department and partners have provided more than 16,000 vaccinations.

Health Care Measles Outbreak Prompts Emergency Declaration in Washington State
Author: 0 Measles Outbreak Prompts Emergency Declaration in Washington State

The health officials are not only fighting the outbreak but also a spread of misinformation. Public health officials are focused for now on preventing more exposures. The first MMR dose is recommended at 12 months, the second at 4 to 6 years old. Data on Portland's vaccination rate for both shots wasn't immediately available.

Health Care Democrat hopes to extend her unbeaten run to presidential race
Author: 0 Democrat hopes to extend her unbeaten run to presidential race

Harris has faced scrutiny of her background as a prosecutor early in the 2020 presidential discussion. Her decision to announce her bid on Martin Luther King day last week was tactical, with the relatively quiet public holiday giving her more news coverage, and underscored her values.

Health Care Meat group says New Zealand already adopting diet recommendations
Author: 0 Meat group says New Zealand already adopting diet recommendations

To achieve the healthy diet goals by 2050, global consumption of foods like red meat and sugar would need to be slashed by more than half, and consumption of nuts, fruits, vegetables and legumes would need to be more than doubled. At a production level, government must reorient priorities away from simply producing high quantities of food to producing healthy food that also enhances biodiversity, they say .

Health Care NY mayor guarantees comprehensive healthcare to all
Author: 0 NY mayor guarantees comprehensive healthcare to all

Some Americans want to see the health initiative replicated nationwide. It will be fully available to all New Yorkers across the five boroughs in 2021. Providers ranging from primary doctors to pediatricians and obstetricians will be from the NYC Health + Hospitals system. An employee would get an hour of paid leave for every 30 hours worked for up to 10 paid days off per year .

Health Care What's the Best Diet for 2019? Experts Weigh In
Author: 0 What's the Best Diet for 2019? Experts Weigh In

It's the Mediterranean diet-with a score of 4.2 out of 5 possible points-which probably doesn't come as a surprise to the nutrition-savvy among us. Research also links the Mediterranean Diet to longer lifespans. ".Our theme this year is WW: Wellness Works; and we're trying to get you well". The Harvard School of Public Health and a think tank called Oldways created a diet based on the general eating principles of these places , according to US News.

Author: 0 Doctor exposed to Ebola placed in quarantine after return to US

More than 350 people have died in the Congo during the current Ebola crisis, although the World Health Organization says the outbreak doesn't pose an worldwide threat. The Ebola outbreak in northeastern Congo has been particularly hard to contain because it is an active war zone. The person isn't displaying symptoms of Ebola but was evacuated to ensure quick access to specialized care if symptoms develop.

Health Care Federal judge strikes down Obamacare as unconstitutional, Trump praises decision
Author: 0 Federal judge strikes down Obamacare as unconstitutional, Trump praises decision

While the department disagreed that the entire law should be struck down, it decided against defending not only the coverage mandate, but also the law's protections for people with preexisting conditions, the Times reported . That process is expected to take several months. At the same time , they have voted to fund the Pentagon's $717 billion budget to pursue the U.S. military's criminal interventions across the globe.

Author: 0 Seattle woman dies after contracting rare form of brain-eating amoeba

Finally, a neurosurgeon at Swedish Medical Center, where the woman was being treated, opened her skull to examine her brain and found that it was infected with amoebae. Brain-eating amoeba infections usually occur when water is forced up the nose, according to the CDC , particularly "when people go swimming or diving in warm freshwater places, like lakes and rivers".

Health Care Man coughs up part of lung while being treated for heart failure
Author: 0 Man coughs up part of lung while being treated for heart failure

He had been hooked up to a ventricular assist device - used to help circulate blood around the body - and administered anti-coagulation therapy (blood thinners). Doctors working at the hospital said the man instantly felt better after coughing up the clot but the size of it suggested the 36-year-old's condition was severe.

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