Monthly Archives: August 2014

Could obesity be overlooked? – Chicago Sun-Times

Could obesity be overlooked?Chicago Sun-TimesIn ever-increasing numbers, parents in the U.S. fail to correctly identify their child as overweight or obese, a new study has found. Between 1988 and 1994, 78 percent of parents of an overweight boy, and 61

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Swedish hospital investigating possible case of Ebola: media – Reuters

Aljazeera.com Swedish hospital investigating possible case of Ebola: mediaReutersSTOCKHOLM (Reuters) – A hospital in the Swedish capital is investigating a possible case of Ebola, Swedish media reported on Sunday. A man who recently traveled to a "risk area" for the

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More Women Than Men Are Dying From Ebola – Huffington Post

More Women Than Men Are Dying From EbolaHuffington PostIn this photo taken on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, a woman sits next to her home with coals packed on her fire place, in the West Point area that has been hit

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Widow: Defibrillator Not Used on Husband Because of Hairy Chest – NBCNews.com

NBCNews.com Widow: Defibrillator Not Used on Husband Because of Hairy ChestNBCNews.comA New Mexico woman whose husband suffered a heart attack on a Southwest flight and later died told NBC News that he wasn't immediately hooked up to a defibrillator by

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Ashya King: Parents attend court in Velez Malaga – BBC News

BBC News Ashya King: Parents attend court in Velez MalagaBBC NewsPolice say they will not apologise for the way they conducted a search for a five-year-old boy with a brain tumour, who was removed from a UK hospital by his

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Black Women Not Receiving Enough Breastfeeding Support From Maternity Wards – Headlines & Global News

Headlines & Global News Black Women Not Receiving Enough Breastfeeding Support From Maternity WardsHeadlines & Global NewsA recent study conducted by researchers from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that African-American women are less likely to

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Experts dig into Ebola’s deadly genes for clues – Virus mutates 300 times from … – Kuwait Times

Kuwait Times Experts dig into Ebola's deadly genes for clues – Virus mutates 300 times from …Kuwait Timesebola WASHINGTON: A single funeral caused many. Stephen Gire and other health researchers on the ground in Africa had some hope that the

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Scientists Speed Up Ebola Trials as Virus Hits Senegal – Businessweek

Scientists Speed Up Ebola Trials as Virus Hits SenegalBusinessweekHealth care workers, wearing protective suits, leave a high-risk area at the French NGO Medecins Sans Frontieres Elwa hospital in Monrovia, Liberia, on August 30, 2014. Photographer: Dominique Faget/AFP via Getty Images.

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Kraft Recalls Thousands of Cases of American Singles Cheese – KTLA

KTLA Kraft Recalls Thousands of Cases of American Singles CheeseKTLAKraft voluntarily recalled some of its Singles American cheese products after an ingredient was not stored properly. Kraft Foods Group has voluntarily recalled nearly 8,000 cases of some of its popular

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Ebola outbreak: ZMapp protects sick monkeys – CBC.ca

Ebola outbreak: ZMapp protects sick monkeysCBC.caGiving the ZMapp cocktail to rhesus macaque monkeys up to five days after infection with the Ebola virus completely protected the animals — a finding that a Canadian-led research team says supports compassionate use of

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Symptoms Of West Nile Virus, How To Keep Mosquitoes Away – CBS Local

CBS Local Symptoms Of West Nile Virus, How To Keep Mosquitoes AwayCBS LocalSILVER SPRING, Md. (WNEW) — Those who plan on spending the holiday weekend, or any day, outside should be aware of the symptoms of the West Nile virus

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Senegal Ebola case ‘a top priority emergency,’ WHO says – CBC.ca

euronews Senegal Ebola case 'a top priority emergency,' WHO saysCBC.caThe effort to contain Ebola in Senegal is "a top priority emergency," the World Health Organization said Sunday, as the government continued tracing everyone who came in contact with a Guinean

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San Diego health officials report on West Nile virus cases – Outbreak News Today

Outbreak News Today San Diego health officials report on West Nile virus casesOutbreak News TodayA La Mesa man was recently hospitalized with West Nile virus and an El Cajon woman, who was treated as an outpatient, is listed as probably

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Trial Provokes Sound And Fury Over Controversial Servier and Amgen Drug – Forbes

Trial Provokes Sound And Fury Over Controversial Servier and Amgen DrugForbesThe controversial drug ivabradine just got a little more controversial. The drug, which is marketed by Servier under the brand names of Corlentor and Procoralan, is available in Europe and

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Black Women Not Receiving Enough Breastfeeding Support From Maternity Wards – Headlines & Global News

Headlines & Global News Black Women Not Receiving Enough Breastfeeding Support From Maternity WardsHeadlines & Global NewsA recent study conducted by researchers from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that African-American women are less likely to

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