Health Care

PM, 15L citizens targeted in Singapore's "biggest data breach"

PM, 15L citizens targeted in Singapore's Medical information, such as personal data, can also be easily monetized on criminal forums, Darktrace Asia-Pacific managing director Sanjay Aurora said. A police report was made on July 12. "These include temporarily imposing internet surfing separation" on all of SingHealth 28,000 employees, authorities say. [Full Article...]

CVS apologizes after transgender woman says she was denied a hormone prescription

CVS apologizes after transgender woman says she was denied a hormone prescription She says she left a complaint with a CVS corporate office several times. A transgender woman has spoken out after being denied access to her prescribed hormones by a pharmacist in Arizona. CVS apologized to Hall for the delay, saying in its statement that no one had previously contacted her due to "an unintentional oversight". In an email statement Friday to The Arizona Republic , CVS Hea... [Full Article...]

Processed Meats, Mania Disorder Risk Linked in New Research

Processed Meats, Mania Disorder Risk Linked in New Research Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The study authors found further specific insights: Recently consuming meat sticks like Slim Jims, beef jerky, or turkey jerky increased the odds of being in the mania group. It is often associated with bipolar disorder, a condition wherein people fluctuate between periods of mania and depression . And the authors stressed that eating cured meat on... [Full Article...]

Heritable genome editing could be acceptable, says leading ethics body

Heritable genome editing could be acceptable, says leading ethics body It is now becoming possible to alter DNA in a human embryo , potentially correcting genetic diseases. "There is no reason to rule it out in principle", she said. "The point is to have a way of progressing responsibly, so the pathway towards it is one that is a responsible way forward". As an independent body examining the ethical questions posed by new medical technologies, the council ur... [Full Article...]

President Trump says Russian Federation no longer targeting the US

President Trump says Russian Federation no longer targeting the US Amid bipartisan condemnation of Trump's embrace of a longtime US enemy in Helsinki, the USA president delivered a rare admission of error Tuesday. "And here we are almost two decades later, and I'm here to say, the warning lights are blinking red again". [Full Article...]

Love's is giving away free hot dogs on Wednesday

Love's is giving away free hot dogs on Wednesday Casey's Corner, the quick service eatery on Main Street U.S.A.in the Magic Kingdom, is debuting a two-foot-long hot dog tomorrow. JJ's Red Hots- Their All America hot dogs are on sale for $2. 1 chili cheese or all American hot dog by texting DOG to 876642 on Wednesday. Pop-up locations will be revealed throughout the day on Portillo's Twitter and Instagram accounts. [Full Article...]

Tips to Protect From West Nile Virus

Tips to Protect From West Nile Virus The results for the second crow came back positive four days later. "This is the area where mosquitoes will lay their eggs and propagate", Suttorp said. Keep mosquitoes from laying eggs inside and outside of your home. The peak time of year for transmission of WNV, along with Delaware's other mosquito-borne disease of concern, Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE), is from about mid-August into mi... [Full Article...]

Brett Kavanaugh: A Threat to Affordable Health Care for All

Brett Kavanaugh: A Threat to Affordable Health Care for All Another federal judge upheld the risk adjustment formula in a separate case filed in MA. This is the second round of cuts, after CMS reduced funding for navigators by 41 percent, from $62.5 million, last August, and also cut the budget for Obamacare outreach and advertising by 90 percent . [Full Article...]

'Do Not Eat' Kellogg's Honey Smacks Cereal, CDC Warns

'Do Not Eat' Kellogg's Honey Smacks Cereal, CDC Warns While the recall covers those boxes of Honey Smacks with a best-by date of June 14, 2018, through June 14, 2019, the FDA is recommending consumers avoid the cereal altogether, because products with earlier dates could also potentially be contaminated. [Full Article...]

Mosquitoes Test Positive For West Nile Virus In CT, Again

Mosquitoes Test Positive For West Nile Virus In CT, Again West Nile Virus is still in Windsor-Essex County with a mosquito pool testing positive for the first time this year. On Thursday, the State Health Department confirmed the first human case of 2018. Due to the high mortality rate of horses that contract the disease, owners are encouraged to make sure their horses are kept current with their West Nile virus vaccinations. [Full Article...]

Trump Administration Freezes Payments Required By The Affordable Care Act

Trump Administration Freezes Payments Required By The Affordable Care Act When the Republican-controlled Congress' effort to repeal the ACA died past year, it appeared the law had survived. About 20 million Americans have received health insurance coverage through the program known as Obamacare . "Costs for taxpayers will rise as the federal government spends more on premium subsidies", the group said. The move sent shock waves through the insurance industry, w... [Full Article...]

Trump To Name His Second Supreme Court Pick

Trump To Name His Second Supreme Court Pick We'll unpack President Trump's pick for the next Supreme Court Justice. The White House wants Kavanaugh to be in place by October 1, when the court's next term formally opens, and Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said the Senate will vote to confirm Kennedy's successor in the fall. [Full Article...]

HIV Vaccine Candidate Imbokodo Advances into Phase 2 Study

HIV Vaccine Candidate Imbokodo Advances into Phase 2 Study The experimental regimens tested in this study are based on " mosaic " vaccines that take pieces of different HIV viruses and combine them to elicit immune responses against a wide variety of HIV strains. The vaccine containing " mosaic " HIV Env/Gag/Pol antigens was created from many HIV strains, delivered using a nonreplicating common-cold virus (Ad26). [Full Article...]

President Trump enjoys 'suspense' ahead of Supreme Court announcement

President Trump enjoys 'suspense' ahead of Supreme Court announcement Doug Jones should "do the right thing" and support President Donald Trump's nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court, Rep. Bradley Byrne said Monday. Speaking of the president's shortlist, which The Hill reported includes Brett Kavanaugh , Raymond Kethledge , Amy Coney Barrett and Thomas Hardiman , Graham suggested that any conservative Republican would be happy with the options-touting Hardim... [Full Article...]

Woman devours 37 hot dogs to win Independence Day eating contest

Woman devours 37 hot dogs to win Independence Day eating contest The champion eater, who once again won the coveted Mustard Yellow International Belt and a $10,000 cash prize, beat out Cincotti by a whopping 10 hot dogs after chowing down at a pace of about seven hot dogs and sopping wet buns per minute. [Full Article...]

Artificial ovary fertility treatment developed by scientists

Artificial ovary fertility treatment developed by scientists They then engineered "scaffold" with hundreds of ovarian follicles and planted this artificial ovary into mice. Scientists say that human trials will start no earlier than 5-10 years. The doctors at that point seeded this platform with many human follicles, the small sacs that hold initial-stage eggs. Though this approach might work, he concluded that "it is not possible to tell until the ... [Full Article...]

After Fish Pedicure, Woman Loses Her Toenails

After Fish Pedicure, Woman Loses Her Toenails The unidentified patient's nails separated from her first three toes over the six months since she received the spa treatment, in which garrarufa fish, or "doctor fish", nibble off dead skin around the feet. As for the woman, her nails will likely return, but not for a long time. "I do not recommend fish pedicures for any medical or aesthetic objective", Lipner said. [Full Article...]

‘Red, White and Boom’ free concert and fireworks to celebrate Independence Day

‘Red, White and Boom’ free concert and fireworks to celebrate Independence Day Viewing spots include the scenic overlook on Rt. In fact, according to prnewswire.com, more dogs run away on the Fourth of July than on any other day of the year . The show starts at 7:30 p.m. There is a free concert at 8 p.m. Anyone is welcome to join, walking, riding bikes or in vehicles. There will be fireworks at dusk on Lake George at Shepard Park in the village of Lake George and i... [Full Article...]

Study shows increased risk of cancer among USA flight attendants

Study shows increased risk of cancer among USA flight attendants The most striking thing is that this happens even though there are small percentages of overweight and smokers in this professional group, " said Mordukovic". Chan School of Public Health . The authors couldn't link cosmic radiation or circadian rhythm disruptions to breast cancer because they couldn't isolate these two factors. [Full Article...]

Amazon acquires online pharmacy PillPack, reports peg deal at almost $1B

Amazon acquires online pharmacy PillPack, reports peg deal at almost $1B Amazon is pushing further into pharmacy with a deal to acquire prescription-management service PillPack. The deal is expected to close in the second half of 2018, according to a statement from the companies. "Success is going to require talented experts, a beginner's mind, and a long-term orientation". Shareholders suffered jitters after Amazon closed a deal with PillPack, which sells presc... [Full Article...]


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