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Medicine Herpes Virus May Play Role in Alzheimer’s Disease
Author: 0 Herpes Virus May Play Role in Alzheimer’s Disease

The research team created computer models that mapped the genes that were disrupted or activated during the progression of Alzheimer's . At the present time, however, he stressed that "the findings do not prove that the virus causes the onset or worsening of Alzheimer's disease".

Medicine Laser pointer burns hole in 9-year-old boy's retina
Author: 0 Laser pointer burns hole in 9-year-old boy's retina

He told doctors he had been playing with a laser pointer his father bought from a street merchant before the symptoms began, CNN reported. A nine years old Greece boy reportedly faced a permanent injury in the left eye as he was repeatedly gazing into the green beam of a laser pointer.

Medicine Moving lump in woman's face was a worm
Author: 0 Moving lump in woman's face was a worm

The lump would cause a little itching and burning in the spot it nestled, but she had no other symptoms. The woman remembered travelling to a rural area of Russian Federation outside of Moscow where she was bitten a lot of times by mosquitoes.

Medicine Alzheimer's Associations Nationwide Observing
Author: 0 Alzheimer's Associations Nationwide Observing "The Longest Day" Today

Researchers in the United States believe the disease may trigger an immune "cascade" which encourages the growth of amyloid plaques. "Not even close. We were trying to find drugs that could be repurposed to treat Alzheimer's patients, but the patterns that emerged from our data-driven analysis all pointed towards these viral biology themes".

Medicine Association Health Plans: How Do You Solve a Problem Like a MEWA?
Author: 0 Association Health Plans: How Do You Solve a Problem Like a MEWA?

However, the rule does allow payers and related organizations to consult or help develop AHPs by providing claims administration , formulary guidance, and provider network design. The new rules substantially expand the circumstances under which association health plans can be created and purchased. Consumer protections will continue to apply to large businesses and AHPs alike.

Medicine IDPH reports first human case of West Nile in 2018
Author: 0 IDPH reports first human case of West Nile in 2018

According to the CDC, vector-borne diseases like Zika virus and West Nile virus have tripled since 2004 . WNV is spread to people through the bite of an infected mosquito. Try to keep doors and windows shut. People can take precautions by removing standing water in pots, containers, pool covers, tires, wheelbarrows, wading pools, roof gutters and other containers that hold water.

Medicine UK PM vows big funding increase for National Health Service
Author: 0 UK PM vows big funding increase for National Health Service

As she prepared for a major speech in London on Monday, the Prime Minister was coming under pressure to explain exactly how she will pay for the planned 3.4% increase in NHS spending. Mr Dickson said the existing system "will certainly not be able to cope - even with this injection", and the country needs "an honest debate about what the NHS can and cannot do".

Medicine World celebrates 4th International Yoga Day
Author: 0 World celebrates 4th International Yoga Day

Well, the celebrations were not restrained to India only, Eastern naval command staff performed Yoga o board INS Jyothi in the Bay of Bengal off Visakhapatnam. "On the contrary, if we doubt our tradition and culture then the world will not put it's faith in us". "It can show the way in defeating tensions and mindless anxiety", Modi said on Twitter.

Medicine Smoking reaching all-time low with US adults, government report shows
Author: 0 Smoking reaching all-time low with US adults, government report shows

Michael Cummings of the tobacco research program at Medical University of SC. Smoking is at its lowest level ever, but rural residents smoke far more than their city cousins do, according to a federal report released Tuesday. This decrease in rates of smoking is one of the greatest successes of all those campaigns that were targeted towards educating the general public regarding harmful effects of smoking.

Medicine The theme of International Yoga Day 2018: Yoga for peace
Author: 0 The theme of International Yoga Day 2018: Yoga for peace

It has the best of our past and presents and a ray of hope for our future. "Instead of further animosity, Yoga assimilates". Yoga is lovely because it is ancient yet modern, and it is constantly evolving, he said. "It unites individuals, families, society, country and the world", the Prime Minister said while leading the fourth International Yoga Day celebrations.

Medicine Are Video Games An Addiction? The World Health Organization Thinks So
Author: 0 Are Video Games An Addiction? The World Health Organization Thinks So

A search on the internet points to a 35-year-old woman who died last year after playing the World of Tanks video game, broadcast on video game streaming service Twitch, for 24 hours. According to the World Health Organization, the disorder is rare. Saxena said parents and friends of video game enthusiasts should still be mindful of a potentially harmful problem.

Medicine Billionaire trio forms health care firm to be based in Boston
Author: 0 Billionaire trio forms health care firm to be based in Boston

Gawande is a surgeon at Brigham and Women's Hospital, a professor at the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health and Harvard Medical School plus a bestselling author who has penned 4 books. "As employers and as leaders, addressing healthcare is one of the most important things we can do for our employees and their families, as well as for the communities where we all work and live", said Dimon, chief executive of JPMorgan Chase .

Medicine Video game addiction is officially a mental health disorder
Author: 0 Video game addiction is officially a mental health disorder

World Health Organisation (WHO ) said classifying " Gaming Disorder" as a separate condition will help governments, families and health care workers be more vigilant and prepared to identify the risks. For video game addicts, it might soon be 'game over'. Last year, a study from almost 30 academics opposed the gaming disorder classification, saying their addiction was best viewed as a coping mechanism associated with underlying problems such as anxiety or depression.

Medicine Plant that causes third-degree burns and blindness spotted in Shenandoah Valley
Author: 0 Plant that causes third-degree burns and blindness spotted in Shenandoah Valley

For information on safely handling and eliminating giant hogweed, which requires more than simply cutting it down, Davis suggests reading " Control of Giant Hogweed " from the New York Department of Environmental Conservation . Second, while the giant hogweed's leaves will be about five feet wide and incised, the leaves of its harmless doppelgänger are about half as wide. The Massey Herbarium said it appeared the previous landowner planted the giant hogweed at the site for ornamental reasons.

Medicine British PM promises Brexit health service boost
Author: 0 British PM promises Brexit health service boost

The PM will also recall her own reliance on the NHS for help when she was diagnosed with type one diabetes, saying: "I would not be doing the job I am doing today without that support". "We're prepared to make tough decisions, but fair decisions, which we believe would add even more to the NHS". The specifics of how this will work haven't yet been outlined.

Medicine NHS to treat gaming addiction
Author: 0 NHS to treat gaming addiction

The move means that people will now be able to receive treatment for their addictions to video games and that the NHS in the United Kingdom will be able to provide treatment to children addicted to games free of charge. Increasing priority given to gaming to the extent that gaming takes precedence over other life interests and daily activities. He stressed that only a small minority of people who play digital and video games would develop a problem, but said recognition of early warning ...

Medicine Woman strangles bobcat to death in front yard in Georgia
Author: 0 Woman strangles bobcat to death in front yard in Georgia

Phillips said the almost 40-pound bobcat then landed on her chest and charged at her face. Phillips says she was afraid of calling for help because her 5-year-old granddaughter was in the house. Moments after the thought passed her head, the bobcat pounced on her. As the large feline clawed her, the adrenaline kicked in and she chose to strangle it, she says.

Medicine ER doctor seen mocking, cursing at patient suspended
Author: 0 ER doctor seen mocking, cursing at patient suspended

He must be dead. She then asked Bardwell mockingly, " Are you dead, sir? ". Speaking with 5KPIX, Donald Bardwell said the doctor entered the cubicle with an attitude. Keegstra, who has been a practicing physician for 31 years, has been suspended from all facilities associated with the hospital. Keegstra has been a practicing physician for 31 years.

Medicine Video game addiction now considered a medical condition
Author: 0 Video game addiction now considered a medical condition

The WHO's latest reference bible of recognised and diagnosable diseases describes addiction to digital and video gaming as "a pattern of persistent or recurrent gaming behaviour" that becomes so extensive that it "takes precedence over other life interests".