Thursday, 18 October, 2018

Health officials: 3 cases of rare polio-like disease in Georgia

Health officials don't have an exact cause of AFM. The CDC says that there has been an increase in...

Jacksonville toddler hospitalized with polio-like illness

Neurological conditions like it have a variety of causes, such as viruses, environmental toxins and ...

Spike reported nationwide in cases of baffling paralysis in children

No one knows what causes AFM, although a virus or viruses are suspected. Some of the symptoms incl...

Possible case of AFM in Douglas County

The condition remains very rare. The MDH says the case is now being reviewed, and did not provid...

Nancy Messonnier , director for the CDC's National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases ...

Despite extensive laboratory and other testing, CDC has been unable to find the cause for the majori...

More than two-thirds of the 183 children who died around the country from the flu past year were als...

Here, experts break down your risk. Dr. Linda Rabeneck, vice president of prevention and cancer co...

Aiello also commended Olean firefighters for wearing pink in October in recognition of those who hav...

Rates have increased the most sharply in South Asia, where C-sections accounted for 7 percent of bir...

Published in the journal Nature Climate Change, one study led by Stanford University economist Mars...

An initiative of the World Federation of Mental Health and supported by the World Health Organisa...

Most of the cases logged by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have been children...

CVS Chief Executive Larry Merlo said in a statement that the deal is on track to close early in th...

Amaran Moodley from the Blank Children's Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa. Environmental toxins and gene...

That's because the GOP is defending only eight Senate seats in November, only two of which are somew...

The first aiders will support colleagues who are struggling with mental health issues. "Anyone w...

Selena Gomez is now seeking mental health treatment after reportedly suffering an emotional brea...

Social media companies could pay a " mental health levy" to help address problems linked to online ...

While all Centre County commissioners typically are active in community events and fundraisers, Ders...

Republicans are madder about the Kavanaugh controversy than Democrats are and more determined to v...

There is no treatment other than managing each patient's symptoms. For reasons not fully understoo...

Recent examples include the "Tax Cut 2.0" bill which never had a chance of being enacted, and a meas...

Rachel Herlihy. The disorder is called acute flaccid myelitis - or AFM, for short - and there ha...

It's an annual occasion created by the World Federation for Mental Health , designed to get us all ...

At Monday night's ceremony, Trump declared, "On behalf of our nation, I want to apologize to Brett a...

Making sure that vaccinations would be available for students over the course of several days in a c...

I'm not a mental health expert by any stretch of the imagination, but with one in five solicitors ...

Young people are witnessing violence and disasters on a regular basis and can be affected by these e...

With Kavanaugh now on the court, this could very well get worse. He told an audience that included t...

Kavanaugh has to feel gratified for the endorsement from his colleagues and from his mentor, as it's...

Haley sought to tamp down speculation she may challenge President Trump in two years. Haley told...

At present, the Department of Health in the United Kingdom urges people to take vitamin D suppl...

A staggering 95 percent of all fatalities were found to have belonged to a risk group - yet more tha...

Yes it seems a cuddle seemed to increase positive feelings and reduce negative ones on days when peo...

On average, adults in the USA consumed 11.3% of their total daily calories from fast food between 20...

It's avian anarchy. The local birds of Gilbert, Minnesota, have been getting so drunk that the tow...

Its risk factors can be genetic, but some lifestyle factors, such as alcohol intake, make it more li...

Two Americans and one Briton have won the 2018 Nobel Prize for Chemistry for developing new processe...

Symptoms of the disease typically begin one to nine days after the amoeba has entered the body, with...

Kelly Craine, Waco-McLennan County Public Health District spokesperson said, "The CDC collected wate...

James P Allison (left) and Tasaku Honjo (right) jointly won the Nobel Medicine Prize for their disco...

On average, children aged eight to 11 spent 3.6 hours per day glued to a TV, mobile phone, tablet or...

Image: There were signs of a rat infestation outside the patient's home. A man in Hong Kong has be...

According to CDC estimates from the National Immunization Survey (NIS), approximately 62 percent of ...

Amazon has revealed that it will be launching the Amazon Echo Show second generation and Echo I...

Measures introduced by the Health Department a year ago - which included offering the flu jab in pha...

The legal drinking age was 18 in Washington, D.C., throughout the years Kavanaugh attended Georget...

Children and parents completed questionnaires at the start of the trial to estimate the child's phys...

The agency did not disclose any details about the victim in reporting the death Monday. Allegan Co...

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