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Health Care Stress Speeds Up the Graying Process
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Hsu . Greying hair may be pointing at your stress level, a new research finds. Over the past two decades, researchers have found preliminary evidence that stress plays at least a small role in initiating the graying process. But the sympathetic nervous system's response to stress is generally one of last resort, activated only in a dire emergency when other systems are too slow or have failed.

Health Care Japan confirms case of Wuhan coronavirus
Author: 0 Japan confirms case of Wuhan coronavirus

According to officials, a man in his 30s tested positive after he had travelled to Wuhan in eastern China. Scans found signs of pneumonia and tests found the same coronavirus as people affected by the Wuhan outbreak , Japan health officials said.

Health Care Sepsis death rates 'double' previous figures
Author: 0 Sepsis death rates 'double' previous figures

Tex Kissoon, a professor at UBC Faculty of Medicine's department of pediatrics and executive medical director of Global Health for Women and Children at BC Children's Hospital. It's most often triggered by bacteria and viruses that can cause diarrheal infections and lung diseases. 85% of the sepsis cases worldwide in 2017 occurred in low or low middle-income countries, attributing to why the previous figures were so inaccurate.

Health Care Fitbit Wearables Can Help Predict Flu Outbreaks, Study Finds
Author: 0 Fitbit Wearables Can Help Predict Flu Outbreaks, Study Finds

Shahab said people showing flu-like symptoms should avoid visiting loved ones in hospital or long-term care facilities. The flu season is far from over, but a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC ) indicates that this season's flu vaccine mainly affecting children is only 58%.

Health Care Second person dies from SARS-type virus in China
Author: 0 Second person dies from SARS-type virus in China

The Wuhan health commission said 12 people have recovered and been discharged from hospital, while five others were in serious condition. He was admitted with abnormal kidney function, pulmonary tuberculosis and damage to several organ functions, it said .

Health Care Flu shots must be taken says CDC fearing the worst flu season
Author: 0 Flu shots must be taken says CDC fearing the worst flu season

It's flu season and the Humboldt County Public Health Clinic wants to remind you to get your flu shot. "In Canada we've had several back-to-back seasons of moderate to severe epidemics for the past few years", she said. In its latest influenza surveillance report, the B.C. Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) says the number of people with the flu increased sharply over the holidays, but it hasn't resulted in a crush of patients heading to emergency rooms.

Health Care China reports first death from pneumonia outbreak
Author: 0 China reports first death from pneumonia outbreak

Chinese researchers used a sample from one patient to conduct gene sequencing of the virus, said Gauden Galea, a World Health Organization representative to China . Numerous patients had worked at a seafood market where wild animals such as pheasants and snakes, as well as rabbit organs, had also been sold. "Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that range from the common cold to SARS".

Health Care Flu Cases On The Rise In Massachusetts, Connecticut
Author: 0 Flu Cases On The Rise In Massachusetts, Connecticut

In its weekly FluView report , released Friday, noted that the bug has resulted in approximately 87,000 hospitalizations and led to 4,800 deaths. There have been 54 confirmed flu-related deaths statewide so far this season, which runs from October through May, according to a California Department of Public Health report.

Health Care Fewer people getting flu shots, fewer influenza cases so far this season
Author: 0 Fewer people getting flu shots, fewer influenza cases so far this season

In comparison with influenza A, influenza B is fairly stable and is not changing so many adults have immunity from earlier infection in life. Nursey and NICU visits are being restricted to parents only. "It can protect mice from different strains of influenza virus", said Ph.D. student Ye Wang, first author of the study published in the journal Advanced Healthcare Materials .

Health Care No ‘nostalgia’ for Tom Brady, but Patriots era could be over
Author: 0 No ‘nostalgia’ for Tom Brady, but Patriots era could be over

The story in the Titans locker room was one of a team that looked hapless at 2-4 in October, now gets. After not being utilized almost enough at the start of the season, Henry has secured the NFL's rushing title, and now totals 1,722 rushing yards between the regular season and the postseason.

Author: 0 North Dakota reports 1200 more flu cases compared to a year ago

So far this flu season, at least 2,900 people in the United States are estimated to have died of the flu, according to data released Friday by the CDC. The flu is now widespread across the state of Iowa. It is not too late to get vaccinated, said Scott Pauley, a press officer for CDC. New numbers from the North Dakota Health Department concerning this year's flu season are nothing to sneeze about.

Health Care SARS Alarm Bells in China as 30 Die of 'Unidentified' Pneumonia
Author: 0 SARS Alarm Bells in China as 30 Die of 'Unidentified' Pneumonia

All of the patients have been isolated and their close contacts are under medical observation, the Wuhan Municipal Health Commission said . China has reported several cases of acute pneumonia in Hubei Province's Wuhan City, 1,500 km northeast of the border, since December, according to the ministry's General Department of Preventative Medicine.

Health Care Second Douglas County flu death reported
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The Department of Health says the best way to prevent or lessen the effects of the flu is by being vaccinated. Dr. Anthony Hartzler, an infectious diseases specialist with UT Health San Antonio , said that this seems like an average year for flu nationally.

Health Care OR child dies of flu-related illness: health officials
Author: 0 OR child dies of flu-related illness: health officials

The most recent weekly flu report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds high levels of flu-like illness in 19 states, including most southern states. Antiviral medications are an important adjunct to flu vaccine in the control of influenza. The good news is that flu can be prevented. However during this winter the CDC has said that there is a chance of 40% that the flu is going to reach its peak in the month of December on the basis of the activity thus far.

Health Care Fifth Circuit strikes down Obamacare individual mandate
Author: 0 Fifth Circuit strikes down Obamacare individual mandate

A federal appeals court on Wednesday struck down " Obamacare's " now-toothless requirement that Americans carry health insurance but sidestepped a ruling on the law's overall constitutionality. In a statement, Frances G. Padilla, president of the Universal Health Care Foundation, called the decision "appalling" and said almost $2 billion in federal funding for subsidies through Access Health CT, the state's exchange, are at risk.

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