Probiotics could help save billions in health care costs associated with flu-like infections
The potential of probiotic supplements to reduce the incidence and duration of flu-like respiratory tract infections in the US could translate into over $1 billion of costs...
1 day ago - NutraIngredients-USA
New flu season appears to claim first pediatric victim: Boy, 4, dies of influenza-related illness
A four-year-old boy from Perris, California, died from a flu-related illnesses, health officials say. It is the first death of the 2019-20 season in Riverside County and among...
2 days ago - Daily Mail - 2 articles
Influenza Season Has Barely Begun, But a California Child's Death Is Already Being Classified as ‘Flu-Associated'
A September pediatric flu death in California serves as a stark reminder that getting vaccinated early can save lives. Public-health officials in Riverside County, Calif...
2 days ago - Time - 2 articles
N95 Respirators Unnecessary for Flu Protection
Regular medical masks as effective as respirators for respiratory infection prevention
3 days ago - MedPageToday
Scientists Identify Genetic Mutation Linked to Flu-related Heart Complications
In mice by knocking IFITM3 gene and infecting the mice with various flu strains, scientists were able to show the gene's absence ups the chances of heart abnormalities.
4 days ago - Medindia Health - 2 articles
Surveillance for novel flu viruses should target swine workers with ‘intense' exposure to pigs
A study of hundreds of swine workers in China showed that they are at an increased risk for infections with enzootic swine influenza A viruses despite pre-existing elevated...
4 days ago - Healio
Genetic mutation linked to flu-related heart complications
For the first time, research in mice has shown a link between a genetic mutation, flu and heart irregularities that researchers say might one day improve the care of flu patients.
4 days ago - ScienceDaily - 2 articles
Research shows link between genetic mutation and flu-related heart complications
People with severe flu sometimes develop life-threatening heart problems, even when their hearts have been previously healthy, but the reason for that has been poorly understood.
4 days ago - News Medical - 2 articles
Philippines Government Confirms First Swine Flu Case
Philippines has reported its first cases of African swine fever, becoming the latest country hit by the disease, that poses a serious threat to the Southeast Asian region's...
5 days ago - Medindia Health
Action-oriented goals produce higher probability of purchases under tight deadlines
People on a tight deadline have stronger intentions to enact behaviors - whether it's redeeming a coupon or following through on receiving a flu shot - immediately after moving...
5 days ago - ScienceDaily
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New Machine Learning Tool can Predict Heart Failure Risk in Diabetes Patients
Novel machine-learning model may act as a prediction tool to identify diabetes patients who face a heart failure risk, reveals a new study.
Study: More U.S. Teen Girls Are Victims of Suicide
Suicide death rates among 10- to 19-year-old girls have been systematically underestimated, while rates among boys have been overestimated, according to the report published...
CDC Revises Number of Vaping-Linked Lung Illnesses
U.S. health officials have revised downward the number of cases of a severe lung injury linked to vaping, from more than 450 cases cited last week to the total of 380 cases...
Zantac Heartburn Drug May Contain Carcinogen: FDA
While preliminary tests found low levels of the nitrosamine impurity N-nitrosodimethylamine in some ranitidine products, the FDA said this does not mean patients taking the...
IUDs can lower a woman's risk of developing ovarian cancer by more than 30%...
A new study from the University of Colorado School of Medicine, has found that, with both the hormonal and the non-hormonal IUD, women can lower their cancer risk by up to 32%.
Having A Baby Doesn't Have To Hurt Your Sex Life, According To Kylie Jenner
“You can be sexy and still be a badass mom,” says Kylie Jenner While most of us are struggling to even find sexy time with our significant others during those first few years...
Kidney Transplant From Hepatitis C Infected Donors 'Safe Effective'
Kidneys from donors infected with hepatitis C virus are safe and function equally well compared to uninfected kidneys. Transplant centers should maximize the use of good...
AI Improves the Diagnosis of Patients With Head and Neck Cancers
Researchers from Charite - Universitatsmedizin Berlin and the German Cancer Consortium have successfully solved a longstanding problem in the diagnosis of head and neck cancers.
Drinking Tea can Boost Your Brain Health
Is tea good for your brain? Yes, drinking tea regularly can improve brain health and protect against age-related memory loss, reveals a new study.
YouTube profiting from bogus cancer cure videos and playing adverts for...
YouTube is profiting from more than 80 videos that contain unproven cures which could put vulnerable patients at greater risk. One Russia YouTuber advocated consuming baking soda.