UPDATE 1-Congo starts using experimental Ebola treatment

UPDATE 1-Congo starts using experimental Ebola treatment

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) – Democratic Republic of Congo has started using the experimental mAb114 Ebola treatment on patients in the east of the country, the health ministry said on Tuesday, the first time it has been deployed against an active outbreak. The outbreak in eastern Congo‚Äôs North Kivu province has now spread […]

West Nile Virus Confirmed In Northridge

West Nile Virus Confirmed In Northridge

West Nile Virus Confirmed In Northridge  Patch.com Zika, West Nile virus reported in Alabama, health department warns  Fox News West Nile Virus, hepatitis A on the rise in Ohio  cleveland.com Full coverage Source link

Scarlet macaw DNA points to ancient breeding operation in Southwest

Somewhere in the American Southwest or northern Mexico, there are probably the ruins of a scarlet macaw breeding operation dating to between 900 and 1200 C.E., according to a team of archaeologists who sequenced the mitochondrial DNA of bird remains found in the Chaco Canyon and Mimbres areas of New Mexico. Remains of a thriving […]

Health tip: It's not too late to get back-to-school vaccines

Health tip: It's not too late to get back-to-school vaccines

Health tip: It’s not too late to get back-to-school vaccines | Health & Fitness | chieftain.com We recognize you are attempting to access this website from a country belonging to the European Economic Area (EEA) including the EU which enforces the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and therefore access cannot be granted at this time. […]

DeepMind's AI spots early signs of eye disease

DeepMind's AI spots early signs of eye disease

Alphabet’s DeepMind says it has used artificial intelligence (AI) to spot signs of eye disease as effectively as world-leading expert doctors. The results of the partnership with Moorfield’s Eye Hospital in London, detailed in Nature Medicine, suggest that the scanning technology could provide quicker diagnoses of sight-threatening eye diseases, ensuring that patients don’t have to […]

Mathematicians solve age-old spaghetti mystery

If you happen to have a box of spaghetti in your pantry, try this experiment: Pull out a single spaghetti stick and hold it at both ends. Now bend it until it breaks. How many fragments did you make? If the answer is three or more, pull out another stick and try again. Can you […]

Vaping 'can damage vital immune system cells'

Vaping 'can damage vital immune system cells'

Image copyright Getty Images Vaping can damage vital immune system cells and may be more harmful than previously thought, a study suggests. Researchers found e-cigarette vapour disabled important immune cells in the lung and boosted inflammation. The researchers “caution against the widely held opinion that e-cigarettes are safe”. However, Public Health England advises they are […]

Escape From The Mayo Clinic: Teen Accuses Of 'Medical Kidnapping'

Escape From The Mayo Clinic: Teen Accuses Of 'Medical Kidnapping'

Escape From The Mayo Clinic: Teen Accuses Of ‘Medical Kidnapping’  CBS Denver Family details daughter’s escape from Mayo Clinic  KPRC Click2Houston Patient escape or abduction?  PostBulletin.com Pain medications after surgery – Mayo Clinic  Mayo Clinic Escape from the Mayo Clinic: How CNN reported the story  CNN Full coverage Source link

E-cigarettes are NOT as safe as we've been led to believe

They’ve been endorsed by health chiefs as a weapon in the battle against smoking. But e-cigarettes may not be as safe as users have been led to believe, scientists have warned. Research suggests vaping triggers the production of damaging inflammatory chemicals in the airways. New research suggests vaping triggers the production of damaging inflammatory chemicals […]

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