Withings Pulse HR wants to challenge the Fitbit Charge 3

However the Pulse HR packs in most of the features found on the more recent Steel HR Sport, including heart rate tracking and a variety of sports modes. The Pulse HR also has a 5ATM water resistance rating, the ability to track up to 30 different... More..

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Antimicrobial Resistance a Global Health Emergency
by | Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Antimicrobial Resistance a Global Health Emergency

Reliable data on antibiotic consumption is essential to help countries to raise awareness of appropriate antimicrobial use, to inform policy and regulatory changes to optimize use, to identify areas for improve...More..

by | Saturday, November 10, 2018

Should kids get flu shot or nasal spray vaccine?

Karyl Rattay. Ott says it is particularly important to receive the flu shot to protect those within society who cannot receive the flu shot as well as those who are immune compromised. The vaccine is also ava...More..

Uganda vaccinates at-risk health workers as Ebola spreads in Congo
by | Friday, November 09, 2018

Uganda vaccinates at-risk health workers as Ebola spreads in Congo

It was learned from authorities that about 26,000 people in the central African country have meanwhile received a vaccine to prevent Ebola. In recent months Ebola cases have been confirmed near the heavily tr...More..

Morning people have a lower risk of breast cancer
by | Friday, November 09, 2018

Morning people have a lower risk of breast cancer

The study also found that women who sleep more than seven to eight hours have a 20% increased risk for each additional hour after that that they slept. "The statistical method used in this study, called Men...More..

FDA Approves Powerful Opioid Pill as IV Painkiller Alternative
by | Wednesday, November 07, 2018

FDA Approves Powerful Opioid Pill as IV Painkiller Alternative

Gottlieb said Dsuvia, which is administered under the tongue through a disposable, pre-filled, single-dose applicator, "is restricted to use in certified, medically supervised health care settings - such as hos...More..

Trump, Obama tout clashing visions of US as midterm elections near
by | Tuesday, November 06, 2018

Trump, Obama tout clashing visions of US as midterm elections near

Democrats are projected to flip the House in their favor while Republicans are expected to hold onto their razor-thin Senate majority, according to most forecasts. On "Outnumbered" on Monday, Wallace said...More..

Officials urge Virginians to explore health plan market changes
by | Sunday, November 04, 2018

Officials urge Virginians to explore health plan market changes

This enrollment season will also be the first since the Trump administration has been taking steps to circumvent the ACA's insurance requirements, making it easier for individuals to buy two cheap types of insu...More..

Amazon, other tech giants face United Kingdom 'digital services tax'
by | Thursday, November 01, 2018

Amazon, other tech giants face United Kingdom 'digital services tax'

It will be carefully created to ensure it is established tech giants - rather than our tech start-ups - that shoulder the burden of this new tax. Hammond said the tax would be introduced from April 2020 and...More..

There is life after cancer, stresses new awareness campaign
by | Thursday, November 01, 2018

There is life after cancer, stresses new awareness campaign

Dangerous Boobies , her hilarious and honest memoir about breast cancer , body image, addiction, and mental health, chronicles Brodnick's diagnosis and the journey towards body positivity that unexpectedly fol...More..

Healthcare Roundup-Ninth child dies in New Jersey respiratory illness outbreak
by | Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Healthcare Roundup-Ninth child dies in New Jersey respiratory illness outbreak

Health commissioner Dr Shereef Elnahal said the first symptoms showed at the centre on 26 September, and the state was notified of an outbreak 9 October. Adenovirus is a respiratory disease with symptoms that m...More..

European air quality poor but slowly improving
by | Tuesday, October 30, 2018

European air quality poor but slowly improving

In low and middle-income countries around the world , 98 per cent of all children under five years of age are exposed to PM 2.5 levels above WHO air quality guidelines. In the NCR region, Ghaziabad recorded se...More..

Trump says new proposal will lower some United States drug prices
by | Monday, October 29, 2018

Trump says new proposal will lower some United States drug prices

Medicare now pays the average sales price of a medicine in the United States , plus an extra fee based on a percentage of that price. The Trump administration is no longer reimbursing for individual paymen...More..

What to expect from this year’s flu season
by | Saturday, October 27, 2018

What to expect from this year’s flu season

This low number is even more concerning given that a year ago an people died across the United States from a particularly severe H3N2 strain of the flu. It's really about utilizing all the things you now have t...More..

The doctors told what foods may protect against breast cancer
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

The doctors told what foods may protect against breast cancer

The health benefit was far greater for obese people. New research has been released about whether or not organic food can actually reduce the risk of cancer. "Regarding the latter association, previous occupa...More..

October and GC's Lambert family encourage breast cancer awareness
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

October and GC's Lambert family encourage breast cancer awareness

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and this weekend, Lynda and Teri are co-chairing the 3rd Annual Northwest Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference in Seattle. The study, in the British Journal of Cance...More..

Rare polio-like disease reported in Ohio
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

Rare polio-like disease reported in Ohio

It's characterized by sudden, asymmetric weakness in the arms or legs. It starts out with symptoms similar to a common cold, but it could cause paralysis. Overall, 90 percent of cases occur in children 18 and...More..

Microplastics detected in human feces internationally, study finds
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

Microplastics detected in human feces internationally, study finds

It was once thought the risk to health was largely limited to eating marine creatures from oceans polluted with plastic. Schwabl presented his findings today (Oct. "Significant amounts of plastic have b...More..

by | Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Six children dead in virus outbreak at United States health centre

Health department officials were at the center on Tuesday and also on Sunday and found minor hand-washing deficiencies, the department said. "The combination of a worse strain of adenovirus together with a ...More..

South Carolina Women May Qualify for Free Breast Cancer Screenings
by | Tuesday, October 23, 2018

South Carolina Women May Qualify for Free Breast Cancer Screenings

They also mentioned that breast cancer is caused by a complex interaction of the individual genetic makeup, lifestyle and environment. Counselling should involve discussion about the diagnosis, adequate psychol...More..

Joe Biden: American Values Are Being ‘Shredded’ By Trump
by | Sunday, October 21, 2018

Joe Biden: American Values Are Being ‘Shredded’ By Trump

The GOP-leaning region of the battleground state is crucial to Trump's hopes of protecting or expanding Republicans' 51-49 edge in the Senate . President Donald Trump said Saturday that Republicans are p...More..

Salmonella outbreak reported in 29 states
by | Sunday, October 21, 2018

Salmonella outbreak reported in 29 states

The outbreak strain has been identified in samples taken from raw chicken pet food, raw chicken products, and live chickens. New York, New Jersey and MA had the highest reported number of people infected by ...More..

Last year's flu vaccine wasn't very effective. This year's looks more promising
by | Saturday, October 20, 2018

Last year's flu vaccine wasn't very effective. This year's looks more promising

Even though influenza is often thought of as a winter illness, it doesn't always occur just in that season. If your child can not have a vaccine, the flu mist is back this year. Doctors encourage parents and ...More..

USA doctors baffled as rare spinal disease spreads across 22 states
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

USA doctors baffled as rare spinal disease spreads across 22 states

Health officials do not know what's causing the increasing number of cases of AFM . So far, the only detail being released about the patient is that he or she is an Oklahoma resident under 18-years-old. The ...More..

Kansas records its first flu death of the season
by | Friday, October 19, 2018

Kansas records its first flu death of the season

Todd Fristo with St. Luke's Medical Group said. The CDC recommends all people ages 6 months and older get vaccinated. Eighty-five percent of children who died from the flu then had not received a flu shot....More..

by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

CDC: Mysterious paralyzing illness reported in 22 states

Infection with many different viruses can cause neurological complications. "This is a mystery so far", Messonnier said, describing AFM as a " pretty dramatic disease ", which preys on a child's nervou...More..

Polio-like illness causing paralysis in children reaches the Carolinas
by | Thursday, October 18, 2018

Polio-like illness causing paralysis in children reaches the Carolinas

Lacking an established cause, health officials confirm cases through a review of brain scans and symptoms . Each year since then, usually in August or September, the CDC has logged a spike in the illness. Ho...More..

by | Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Spike reported nationwide in cases of baffling paralysis in children

From August 2014 to September 2018, 386 cases have been confirmed. The affected have reportedly ranged in age from 18 to 4-years-old. "Despite a lot of investigation by CDC and our partners, AFM remains a ...More..

by | Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Florida's first flu death of the season is a child

This year's program, which will be carried out in two stages, is aimed at increasing the free vaccination coverage to 25 percent of the total population, the CDC said Sunday. You can find out more about how to ...More..

Local Non - Profit Breast Cancer Organization Stepping into Spotlight during Awareness Month
by | Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Local Non - Profit Breast Cancer Organization Stepping into Spotlight during Awareness Month

Pay attention if you have a first-degree relative (sibling, parent, or child) with breast cancer, especially if it is pre-menopausal breast cancer; more than one first-degree relative with breast cancer; a rela...More..