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FDA approves new drug for resistant TB

FDA approves new drug for resistant TB

Only a fraction of 20 million people affected by TB gets this risky strain and very little of the 30,000 people in 100 countries who get this strain survive. For two patients, treatment was extended t...

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120+ lung disease cases in 15 states could be tied to vaping

120+ lung disease cases in 15 states could be tied to vaping

Officials in the three states, which have reported at least 30 confirmed cases and 22 under investigation , said it was too early to say whether the illnesses were connected, but were working with ...

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Sunwing finalizes winter schedule to operate without Boeing 737 MAX 8

Sunwing finalizes winter schedule to operate without Boeing 737 MAX 8

The news complicates plans for Australia's Qantas Airways, which had planned to start the world's longest commercial flight in 2023, from Sydney to London, which would take 21 hours. Deliveries tota...

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Climbers set to face new rules after deadly season

Climbers set to face new rules after deadly season

The report said those hoping to climb Everest must climb at least one Nepali peak above 6,500 metres before getting a permit. The committee comprising government officials, climbing experts and ...

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Second Mass. man infected with risky EEE virus

Second Mass. man infected with risky EEE virus

Joseph counties. EEE causes inflammation of the brain tissue and has a significantly higher risk of death in horses than West Nile Virus infection. According to the DPH, there are ten communities ...

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West Nile human infection confirmed in SW Ga

West Nile human infection confirmed in SW Ga

They do this to test the blood of these birds weekly to detect mosquito-borne viruses like West Nile and EEEV. Medical providers should report all cases of West Nile virus to the City's Department...

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New Drug Approved for Drug-Resistant Pulmonary TB

New Drug Approved for Drug-Resistant Pulmonary TB

In trials in South Africa, the BPaL treatment cured some 89 per cent of patients. T he TB Alliance was formed to come up with better treatments, and i t has been working on the new drug since 2002. ...

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Accused Sydney CBD stabber formally charged

Accused Sydney CBD stabber formally charged

Her last trip on documented on social media was to glamorous and star-studded Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in California just four months ago. and it will be a matter for trial at a later ...

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Woman Dies Few Days After Receiving Ebola Vaccine In DRC

Woman Dies Few Days After Receiving Ebola Vaccine In DRC

The vaccine - produced by United States pharmaceutical giant Merck - is experimental but is estimated to be 97.5 percent effective. The cases mark the first recorded instances of Ebola in South Ki...

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Long-term air pollution exposure could explain emphysema in non-smokers

Long-term air pollution exposure could explain emphysema in non-smokers

Over a 10-year time span, if ozone levels in a city are just three parts per billion higher than a comparable city with no ozone increase, that increases a person's risk of emphysema as much as if...

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IL governor signs bill mandating two-person freight-train crews

IL governor signs bill mandating two-person freight-train crews

The 11 new conditions join the existing 41 qualifying medical conditions under the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Program Act. "And I'm proud to say we're putting IL back on the side of patient...

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Heavy social media use may hurt teens' mental health, study says

In the following years, the same teenagers gave updated information about social-media use and responded to questions regarding physical activity, mental health, sleep habits, and cyberbullying. It's ...

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Teens hospitalized with lung cancer; doctors suspect vaping

Teens hospitalized with lung cancer; doctors suspect vaping

Ruth Lynfield, state epidemiologist and MDH medical director. However, what ended up happening is teenagers, many who never smoke regular cigarettes were enticed by the sweet flavors like watermelon a...

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Trump suggests move back to institutionalizing the mentally ill

Trump suggests move back to institutionalizing the mentally ill

These people are mentally ill and nobody talks about that, but these are mentally ill people. "I do want people to remember the words mental illness". "It's the person that pulls the trigger". They ...

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Accused Sydney stabber out of hospital, will be charged today

Accused Sydney stabber out of hospital, will be charged today

Tried to kill myself in two days. It finally ended when three men tackled Ney down to the ground. And, nobody thought to tell cops he was there. The 64-year-old lawyer acted quickly, grabbing a wi...

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Missing dentures found stuck in UK man's throat

Missing dentures found stuck in UK man's throat

Six days after the surgery, the man ended up back at the hospital after experiencing difficulty swallowing, pain throughout his neck and throat, and coughing up blood. The man was rushed into another ...

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Coroner: Gunman had drugs in system during firefight

Coroner: Gunman had drugs in system during firefight

The autopsy also found that two of the victims were hit by bullets fired by the police officers and one of them died - but that the cops did not fire the lethal shots. The Associated Press reported ...

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The victim of the Sydney knife attack has been identified

The victim of the Sydney knife attack has been identified

Police are working to piece together events in the lead up to Ms Dunn's death including reports Mr Ney was living in emergency government housing after an alleged attack on his sister, Yazel . Police...

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Two Experimental Drugs Effective at Treating Ebola

Two Experimental Drugs Effective at Treating Ebola

The 90 percent survival rate was for people who received the drugs shortly after being infected, when levels of the virus in their blood were low. The results from the two life-saving drugs are ...

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Health advisory issued for mosquito-borne West Nile virus in Citrus County

Health advisory issued for mosquito-borne West Nile virus in Citrus County

Use insect repellant containing Deet. Use screens to keep mosquitos out of your home and remove standing water on your property. Try to stay inside around dusk or dawn when these mosquitoes are most...

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Illinois' 1st West Nile virus case confirmed in Chicago man

Illinois' 1st West Nile virus case confirmed in Chicago man

Each sample can have five to 65 mosquitoes, she said. "We are doing everything possible now to ensure these mosquitoes do not become established in our communities; however, this type of mosquito can ...

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El-Zakzaky, wife depart Nigeria to India for medical treatment

El-Zakzaky, wife depart Nigeria to India for medical treatment

According to Channels TV, The spokesperson of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) informed El-Zakzaky and his wife made a stopover at Dubai International Airport at about 4:00 am on Tuesday. The IMN...

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Toronto resident infected with West Nile virus

Toronto resident infected with West Nile virus

A mosquito in North Carolina tested positive for West Nile virus, and health officials say it's important to protect yourself from bites. Last year, there were 39 confirmed human cases of West Nile ...

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US introduces new rules restricting legal immigration

US introduces new rules restricting legal immigration

The official added the words "who can stand on their own two feet and who will not become a public charge". With the new rules, officers at U.S. citizenship and immigration services will now weigh p...

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Chlamydia vaccine on the horizon after early clinical trial shows promise

Chlamydia vaccine on the horizon after early clinical trial shows promise

Chlamydia, caused by the bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis , presents a major global health burden - with 131 million new cases occurring annually. For one in every six women infected with chlamydia,...

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Missing dentures found stuck in United Kingdom man’s throat

Missing dentures found stuck in United Kingdom man’s throat

Cunniffe, an otolaryngologist at James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in the United Kingdom. After six days, he discovered that his mouth was filling with blood and that he was find...

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Ebola outbreak: Scientists believe they've found life-saving drug according to study results

Ebola outbreak: Scientists believe they've found life-saving drug according to study results

According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), in addition to limiting therapeutics to REGN-EB3 and mAb114, patients who were randomized to ZMapp or remdesivir in the last 10 days now have th...

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IL nursing home sued after video shows staff taunting elderly woman

IL nursing home sued after video shows staff taunting elderly woman

That's why she appears so troubled in the video, as a worker continually places the gown on her and she swings her arms to push it away from her bed. The 91-year-old was known by workers at the nursin...

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Donald Trump said he’s going to do ‘something’ about hate groups

Donald Trump said he’s going to do ‘something’ about hate groups

Also, according to the Washington Post , a number of survivors wouldn't meet with Trump , which isn't surprising. Protesters gathered in the streets, watched by armed police. The issue of who had ...

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Democrat Buttigieg unveils healthcare plan for rural Americans, tribes

Democrat Buttigieg unveils healthcare plan for rural Americans, tribes

This is a more moderate approach to healthcare coverage than some of his Democratic rivals, including progressive standard bearers and U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren of MA and Bernie Sanders of Vermon...

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