Medicina

Baby Emma born from an embryo that was frozen in 1992

Baby Emma born from an embryo that was frozen in 1992 What is odd is that even though Emma was frozen for 24 long years, she is born as a healthy baby. "If this embryo would've been born when it was supposed to have been we could have been best friends!'" Tina said. Oddly enough, this means that Tina was conceived just a year and a half after the daughter she just gave birth to. "I don't care if it's a world record or not", Miss Gibson told CNN ... [Artigo completo...]

Virat Kohli overtakes Shah Rukh Khan as most valuable celebrity

Virat Kohli overtakes Shah Rukh Khan as most valuable celebrity Shah Rukh held the title of the country's most valuable celebrity brand from 2014, according to a report. Deepika Padukone presently stands at USD 93 million, while Akshay Kumar is at USD 47 million and Ranveer Singh is at USD 42 million. [Artigo completo...]

Aumenta a venda de medicamentos para a disfunção eréctil

Aumenta a venda de medicamentos para a disfunção eréctil Sete anos depois, em 2014 - ano em que a patente do Viagra foi disponibilizada - o número subiu para 729 305. Até abril deste ano, foram vendidas 237.851 caixas em Portugal, refere o Jornal de Notícias . O especialista acredita também que a formação dos médicos nesta matéria melhorou, estando "mais seguros" na prescrição de medicamentos. De acordo com o catedrático, os doentes estão, de um modo g... [Artigo completo...]

Overdose crisis: Life-saving naloxone available at BC pharmacies

Overdose crisis: Life-saving naloxone available at BC pharmacies So far in 2017, almost 30,000 take-home kits have been given out and the expansion of the program into pharmacies is part of the province's $322-million investment over the next three years to address the overdose crisis. The B.C. government is making overdose-reversing naloxone kits more readily available for residents across the province, free of charge. The BC Coroners Service says more than ... [Artigo completo...]

Gene Therapy Approved for Rare Inherited Vision-Loss Disorders

Gene Therapy Approved for Rare Inherited Vision-Loss Disorders Marrazzo, chief executive officer at Spark Therapeutics. As it progresses, patients experience gradual loss of peripheral and central vision, which can eventually lead to blindness. The US Prescribing Information for Luxturna includes the following Warnings and Precautions: endophthalmitis; permanent decline in visual acuity; retinal abnormalities; increased intraocular pressure; expansion of intr... [Artigo completo...]

Birmingham will host Commonwealth Games in 2022

Birmingham will host Commonwealth Games in 2022 Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) President Louise Martin announced the decision at a press conference in the city. Ms Martin CBE said:"With its rich history, cultural diversity, youthful dynamism and ambitious spirit, Birmingham embodies all that we cherish about the Commonwealth". [Artigo completo...]

Diets rich in fruit 'can improve lung health among former smokers'

Diets rich in fruit 'can improve lung health among former smokers' Researchers found that adults who on average ate more than two tomatoes or three portions of fresh fruit a day had a slower decline in lung function than those who ate less than one tomato or less than one portion of fruit a day. "Diet could become one way of combating rising diagnosis of [chronic obstructive pulmonary disease] around the world". "The findings support the need for dietary recommen... [Artigo completo...]

PF prende ex-governador do Amazonas por desvios de dinheiro

PF prende ex-governador do Amazonas por desvios de dinheiro Em nota, a PF informou que a apuração inclui os crimes de corrupção ativa, corrupção passiva, lavagem de capitais e de organização criminosa envolvendo o ex-governador do Estado. Ele foi preso, na manhã desta quinta-feira (21),durante a operação " Estado de Emergência ", que é um desdobramento da "Maus Caminhos". O mandado de prisão temporária, cumprido pela Polícia Federal , foi determinado ... [Artigo completo...]

Candy brothers defeat £132m damages claim

Candy brothers defeat £132m damages claim Holyoake said he was in a "state of disbelief" and that he plans to appeal the judgement . Mr Holyoake claimed he suffered threats when the brothers sought repayment. "We look forward to time more positively spent with our families and in our respective businesses". The dispute arose after Christian Candy's company CPC lent Mr Holyoake £12m to help him buy and redevelop luxury apartments in Be... [Artigo completo...]

Predictions for Every NFL Game in Week 16

Predictions for Every NFL Game in Week 16 Arguably the most important game on the slate is Atlanta paying a visit to New Orleans. The Falcons are building some momentum with back-to-back victories, including one in Week 14 against the Saints, and can clinch a playoff berth with a season sweep of their NFC South rivals. [Artigo completo...]

A salad a day may keep memory problems away, study says

A salad a day may keep memory problems away, study says During the study period, they were asked to complete a questionnaire on how often and how many servings they ate of three green leafy vegetables--kale/collards/greens, half cup cooked; spinach, half cup cooked; and lettuce salad, one cup raw. [Artigo completo...]

Suspected cholera cases in Yemen hit one million: ICRC

Suspected cholera cases in Yemen hit one million: ICRC The country is in the grips of a brutal war, with a Saudi-led coalition of nine countries conducting airstrikes against the Houthi rebels in support of President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi, who fled the country in 2015. On Wednesday, it said it would keep the rebel-controlled port of Hodeidah open for 30 days to allow humanitarian deliveries to get into the country. "As soon as there is a favourable... [Artigo completo...]

Those with Egg Allergies Can Rethink the Flu Shot

Those with Egg Allergies Can Rethink the Flu Shot The "overwhelming evidence" since 2011 has shown that a flu shot poses no greater risk to someone with egg allergy than someone without, Greenhawt said in a news release from the medical group. Starting in 2011, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American Academy of Pediatrics began recommending that egg-allergic patients receive an annual flu shot, but with certain precautions... [Artigo completo...]

Osinbajo contradicts Obaseki, says $1bn not for Boko Haram war alone

Osinbajo contradicts Obaseki, says $1bn not for Boko Haram war alone In a tweet via his Tweeter handle, Fani-Kayode said 99 per cent of the money is meant to buy toilet paper, soap and air freshner at the presidential villa, Abuja. Ayo Fayose, Ekiti state governor, has said he was not involved in the approval granted by his colleagues and had also alleged it could be for the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari. [Artigo completo...]

Officials to target high-risk remedies

Homeopathic medicines are based on the 18th century idea that substances that can cause the symptoms of a disease will be able to cure the same symptoms, if used in small doses. "Our approach to regulating homeopathic drugs must evolve to reflect the current complexity of the market". Homeopathic drugs, which have expanded into an industry worth $3 billion, are similar to dietary supplements, as... [Artigo completo...]

Cases up more than 700 percent in Arizona — FLU SEASON

Cases up more than 700 percent in Arizona — FLU SEASON Puerto Rico and 26 states reported regional flu activity, and 10 states reported local flu activity. Pima has had 427 reported cases while Pinal has 243. People without medical insurance can go to a county public health center to get vaccinated. "Get your flu shot and get protected". The tally of flu cases was already running well ahead of 2016, but 563 cases were confirmed by laboratory testi... [Artigo completo...]

OSU hit with 6th case of meningococcal disease

OSU hit with 6th case of meningococcal disease The cases in OR have been due to B. Most students recover but a University of OR students died during an outbreak on the Eugene campus in 2015. Paul Cieslak, MD, medical director for communicable diseases and immunizations at the Oregon Health Authority Public Health Division, said, "In light of the university's new vaccination requirement, most OSU students remain unvaccinated and their time ... [Artigo completo...]

Unmarried heart disease patients have higher risk of death

Heart disease patients who are unmarried may have a higher risk of mortality than their married counterparts, according to a study of more than 6,000 patients undergoing cardiac catheterization for coronary artery disease (CAD). The findings showed that compared to married patients, being unmarried was associated with 24 per cent higher risk of death from any cause and 45 per cent higher risk of d... [Artigo completo...]

Scientists hope to add AI to robo-cat to help seniors

Scientists hope to add AI to robo-cat to help seniors For that goal, National Science Foundation has given a three year, $1 million grant to toymaker Hasbro and the scientists at Brown University so that both could combine their resources develop ways to infuse Artificial Intelligence to Hasbro's "Joy for All" robotic cat. [Artigo completo...]

Nasceu um bebé de um embrião congelado há 24 anos

Nasceu um bebé de um embrião congelado há 24 anos O casal acabou por escolher um embrião que tinha sido "guardado" por um casal anónimo em 1992, conta a CNN. A alternativa, segundo os investigadores do centro, é doar os embriões para investigação, descongelando-os e permitindo que morram, ou então deixá-los criopreservados indefinidamente. [Artigo completo...]


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