Strep A child deaths grow to SIX
Date: Fri, 02 Dec 2022 19:06:06 GMT
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Cases of bacterial infection Strep A are nearly five times higher among young children than pre-pandemic, health officials have confirmed in the wake of six deaths.


What is Strep A? What are the symptoms? Can infection cause scarlet fever?
Date: Fri, 02 Dec 2022 19:05:56 GMT
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Strep A is a bacterium which can cause infections in the throat, skin and respiratory tract. TheseA infections include strep throat, tonsillitis and impetigo. But it can cause scarlet fever.


Cancer vaccine 'cure': Three terminal patients put in remission by experimental shot
Date: Fri, 02 Dec 2022 18:02:43 GMT
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Cancer patients Stephanie Gangi, William Morrison and Anna Bochenski were given just years to live before they received a last resort, experimental vaccine made by Mount Sinai in New York.


Prepare for ANOTHER round of Covid
Date: Fri, 02 Dec 2022 17:17:10 GMT
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The number of people admitted to hospitals in England who were infected with the virus soared above 600 on MondayA - a 27 per cent week-on-week rise and the biggest jump in two months.


How does Elon Musk's Neuralink brain chip actually work?
Date: Fri, 02 Dec 2022 14:02:53 GMT
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So what exactly is the Neuralink chip? How does it work and how will it cure medical problems like paralysis? Is it safe? MailOnline takes a look.


Sophie Pugh forced to choose between horrific chemo and palliative care after cancer find
Date: Fri, 02 Dec 2022 13:50:23 GMT
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A 28-year-old woman faces death after doctors dismissed cancer symptoms as bad period pain and sent her home.


Britain's unhealthiest mince pies REVEALED
Date: Fri, 02 Dec 2022 12:33:24 GMT
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EXCLUSIVE: Crumble-topped, puff pastry and vegan versions are just some of the options of mince pies availableA at the UK's biggest supermarkets.


NHS should pay for women wanting a penis to undergo surgery ABROAD, campaigners say
Date: Fri, 02 Dec 2022 12:10:43 GMT
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EXCLUSIVE: Campaigners have called for British trans men stuck on a four-year long waiting list for a new penis to be offered NHS funding to get the procedure overseas in places like Serbia.


Chris Whitty warns Britain faces 'prolonged period' of excess deaths
Date: Fri, 02 Dec 2022 12:02:18 GMT
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The UK will face a 'prolonged period' of excess deaths due to the Covid pandemic, not from the virus itself but from missed cancer and heart disease cases, Sir Chris Whitty has warned.


Climate of fear among Birmingham doctors is putting patients at risk, claim whistleblowers
Date: Fri, 02 Dec 2022 11:19:48 GMT
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Former and current medics at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Trust, where 20,000 staff treat more than 2million patients every year, have told of a climate of fear that could lead to patient harm.


NHS could shutdown on December 20: Unions plot to co-ordinate devastating pre-Christmas strikes
Date: Fri, 02 Dec 2022 11:05:48 GMT
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More than 100,000 nurses, ambulance workers and hospital staff will walk-out across the UK this winter after voting to strike in a row over pay and conditions.


What IS the difference between a heart attack and cardiac arrest?
Date: Fri, 02 Dec 2022 10:02:52 GMT
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EXCLUSIVE: It's easy to get confused by medical jargon, especially as phrases bandied about by experts can seem so similar. Yet, often they're very, very different.


Childhood obesity campaigners call for a sugar tax on chocolate
Date: Fri, 02 Dec 2022 07:29:25 GMT
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The Government's controversial Childhood Obesity Plan called on companies to cut sugar in products such as breakfast cereals, cakes and yoghurts by 20 per cent by 2020.


A&E chaos, ambulance delays and bed shortages fuel fears of winter NHS crisisA
Date: Fri, 02 Dec 2022 07:14:49 GMT
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Ambulances are becoming 'wards on wheels' as one in three patients (23,999) taken to hospital last week waited at least half an hour, instead of the 15-minute target, to be handed over to A&E.


'Dangerous' trend on TikTok taping mouth shut for weight loss and better sleep could SUFFOCATE youA
Date: Fri, 02 Dec 2022 00:26:53 GMT
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Mouth taping is the latest TikTok trend to catch fire for claims that it improves sleep and promotes weight loss despite warnings from healthcare professionals that it could obstruct breathing.


Mum left unable to talk properly after trying DIY dental veneers
Date: Fri, 02 Dec 2022 00:06:01 GMT
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A busy mum-of-five has admitted she may have made a mistake attempting DIY veneers - after she was left unable to talk properly or even unable to open her mouth.


The cure for thinning hair might be waiting for you in the vitamin aisle
Date: Fri, 02 Dec 2022 22:39:31 GMT
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Men looking for a cure to their baldness may be able to find relief in over the counter supplements rather than pricy transplant procedures, according to a new report that shows 12 effective treatments.


Father reveals daughter, 4, is on a ventilator in hospital with Strep A - as six children die of bug
Date: Fri, 02 Dec 2022 22:11:17 GMT
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Little Camila Rose Burns was dancing on Friday evening with friends but by MondayA fighting for her life on a ventilator at Alder Hey Children's Hospital in Liverpool.


Biden administration pledges to eradicate AIDS by 2030: US will spend extra $7.4bn a year
Date: Fri, 02 Dec 2022 21:48:18 GMT
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About 30,000 Americans are diagnosed with the disease every year, while globally 1.5million catch the disease annually. America is aiming to eliminate the disease by 2030.


Woman, 64, nearly dies of 'toxic SQUASH syndrome' after drinking trendy calabash juice
Date: Fri, 02 Dec 2022 21:46:32 GMT
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An unnamed 64 year old woman nearly died of developed toxic squash syndrome after she drank calabash juice that she bought at a local store. She suffered severely low blood pressure.


Toxic metal in children's PYJAMAS: Nearly 100,000 Disney-themed clothes recalled over lead-poisoning
Date: Fri, 02 Dec 2022 21:32:20 GMT
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The Bentex Group - based in New York City - has pulled around 87,000 items which were made in Egypt but sold at several major retailers nationwide. They were found to contain high levels of lead.


Los Angeles warns it could reinstate indoor MASK MANDATE within weeks as Covid cases rise
Date: Fri, 02 Dec 2022 19:45:34 GMT
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Dr Barbara Ferrer, LA County's director of public health, said Thursday that the locality was moving from 'low' to 'medium' Covid transmission, per CDC metrics.


Zapping brain with lasers can improve MEMORY, study finds
Date: Fri, 02 Dec 2022 19:00:52 GMT
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Researchers aimed a laser above people's right eye, just below their hairline, to penetrate into their brain and stimulate their prefrontal cortex for 12 minutes.


Strikes will cause even MORE chaos in A&E
Date: Fri, 02 Dec 2022 18:54:43 GMT
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Up to 100,000 nurses will take industrial action on Thursday, December 15, and Tuesday, December 20, in a row over pay and staffing levels.


Where does YOUR state rank? Hospital wait times and healthcare costs revealed
Date: Fri, 02 Dec 2022 17:43:02 GMT
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If you have an emergency, then you probably don't want to be in Maryland. Data shows this state has the longest waits in its emergency room nationwide, at nearly four hours.


Pain relief from marijuana comes from a belief it helps, study finds
Date: Fri, 02 Dec 2022 17:08:26 GMT
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Some people suffering pain from cancer and other chronic diseases turn to marijuana to ease their suffering, but much of that relief may come from simply believing weed will help, a new study found.


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As respiratory viruses strain US health care systems, Biden administration tells states how it's ready to help
Date: 0
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Nearly 20,000 people in the United States were admitted to the hospital for flu last week, almost double the number of admissions from the week before, according to data updated Friday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


What is Strep A, the common bacterium that has killed 6 children in the UK?
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Health officials in the United Kingdom are advising parents and schools to watch for Strep A infections following the recent deaths of six children.


Children's painkillers are in high demand as respiratory illnesses continue to rise
Date: 0
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With all but six states experiencing "high" or "very high" respiratory virus levels, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, certain over-the-counter children's medications are hard to find in many places across the United States.


Biden administration plans to let mpox emergency declaration end in January
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The US Department of Health and Human Services said Friday that it does not plan to renew the public health emergency declaration for mpox.


Former co-owner of compounding pharmacy sentenced over role in 2012 meningitis outbreak
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A former co-owner of a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy was sentenced Thursday for what authorities said was his role in a deadly, multistate fungal meningitis outbreak in 2012.


How to avoid winter sports injuries, according to experts
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When the temperature drops and snow begins to fall, many people can't wait to hit the slopes or ice rink. Winter fun is on their minds, not injury. Yet if you don't thoughtfully prepare, it's easy to have a mishap. Experts share how to stay safe.


Pain relief from marijuana comes from a belief it helps, study finds
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Some people suffering pain from cancer and other chronic diseases turn to marijuana to ease their suffering, but much of that relief may come from simply believing weed will help, a new study found.


Teens' brains aged faster during the first year of the pandemic, study says, and stress may be to blame
Date: 0
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The brains of US teens have physically changed during the Covid-19 pandemic, aging faster than normal, a new study says.


HIV vaccine candidate induces immune response in early clinical trial: 'An important step forward'
Date: 0
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An experimental HIV vaccine has been found to induce broadly neutralizing antibody precursors among a small group of volunteers in a Phase 1 study. The findings suggest that a two-dose regimen of the vaccine, given eight weeks apart, can elicit immune responses against the human immunodeficiency virus.


CDC's remote-work policy may hinder efforts for agencywide reform, experts say
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Earlier this year, top leadership at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention began a monumental task: turning the sprawling, labyrinthine organization known for its highly specialized, academically focused scientific research into a sleek, flexible public health response agency primed to serve the American public. It's an attempt to keep the CDC from repeating the mistakes it made while responding to covid-19.


Organ donations rise during major motorcycle rallies due to crashes, study says
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Organ donations and transplantations increase during major US motorcycle rallies due to crashes, according to a new study, signaling a need for increased safety measures.


Poor sleep can make you prickly. Here's what to do
Date: 0
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Do you find yourself "losing it" too often with family, friends and coworkers? You might want to look at how well you are sleeping.


On World AIDS Day, Biden administration releases new global strategy to end HIV/AIDS by 2030
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On World AIDS Day, the Biden administration renewed its focus on ending the HIV/AIDS epidemic by 2030, releasing a new five-year strategy for the United States' global response.


6 myths that might be keeping you from living your best organized life
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Professional organizers debunk popular myths that might be preventing you from working your way to a more organized home a and mind.


Here's how to know when your child is too sick for school
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Wintertime brings sniffles, and with so many kids coming back to school from a few years at home, RSV, the flu and colds are hitting especially hard. Experts share when it's time to keep your kids home from school and when it's time to see the doctor.


What is Strep A and what are the symptoms to look out for?
Date: Fri, 02 Dec 2022 15:55:53 GMT
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Another UK child has died from this highly contagious infection. What should people look out for?

Six children die with Strep A bacterial infection
Date: Fri, 02 Dec 2022 20:00:41 GMT
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There has been at least one death of a child in Wales but the data is not yet available for other nations.

Infectious Covid virus can stay on some groceries for days
Date: Fri, 02 Dec 2022 00:14:53 GMT
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Scientists did the study for the government to better understand possible exposure to shoppers.