Monthly Archives: January 2015

Chimerix Scraps Testing of Experimental Ebola Drug in Liberia – Wall Street Journal

Chimerix Scraps Testing of Experimental Ebola Drug in LiberiaWall Street JournalChimerix Inc. scrapped testing of its experimental antiviral in Ebola patients in Liberia, saying the number of infections had dropped in recent weeks, and that only a handful of patients

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Are vaccination opt-outs needed or a risk? #tellusatoday – USA TODAY

USA TODAY Are vaccination opt-outs needed or a risk? #tellusatodayUSA TODAYLetters to the editor: If a terrorist spread a deadly virus that infected nearly 100 children in eight states, Americans would be outraged and ready to go to war ("Measles

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New Castle County woman contracts measles while abroad – Washington Post

New Castle County woman contracts measles while abroadWashington PostWILMINGTON, Del. — State health officials say a New Castle County woman has the first confirmed case of measles in Delaware since 2012. The Delaware Division of Public Health says the woman

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Could Super Bowl Outcome Be Influenced By Biological Clocks? – Live Science

Live Science Could Super Bowl Outcome Be Influenced By Biological Clocks?Live ScienceFootball fans, take note: The outcome of this weekend's Super Bowl, along with other major sporting events, may depend on whether the players are night owls or early birds,

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Measles Is A Killer: It Took 100000 Lives Worldwide Last Year – MTPR

MTPR Measles Is A Killer: It Took 100000 Lives Worldwide Last YearMTPRThe number of measles cases from the outbreak linked to Disneyland has now risen to at least 98. But measles remains extremely rare in the United States. The rest

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New Castle County woman contracts measles while abroad – Washington Post

WDEL 1150AM New Castle County woman contracts measles while abroadWashington PostWILMINGTON, Del. — State health officials say a New Castle County woman has the first confirmed case of measles in Delaware since 2012. The Delaware Division of Public Health says

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CrossFit gym closed after complaints of slamming barbells – seattlepi.com

CrossFit gym closed after complaints of slamming barbellsseattlepi.comNEW YORK (AP) — A CrossFit gym located in the first-floor of a New York City condo building must close after upstairs neighbors sued over excessive exercise-induced noise. The New York Post reports

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CrossFit gym closed after complaints of slamming barbells – MiamiHerald.com

New York Post CrossFit gym closed after complaints of slamming barbellsMiamiHerald.comA CrossFit gym located in the first-floor of a New York City condo building must close after upstairs neighbors sued over excessive exercise-induced noise. The New York Post reports (http://bit.ly/1LvhoEG

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Measles outbreak causes concern for Super Bowl – National Monitor

National Monitor Measles outbreak causes concern for Super BowlNational MonitorRising concerns about measles outbreak for the Super Bowl may be unfounded, though authorities are urging caution. With thousands of visitors arriving in Arizona for the Super Bowl, there has been

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Obama backs ‘precision medicine’ – Philly.com

NBCNews.com Obama backs 'precision medicine'Philly.comWASHINGTON – Holding out the promise of major medical breakthroughs, President Obama on Friday called on Congress to approve spending on medical research that tailors treatment to an individual's genes. Obama wants $215 million for what

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British health worker being tested for Ebola after needle injury – Reuters

Telegraph.co.uk British health worker being tested for Ebola after needle injuryReutersLONDON Jan 31 (Reuters) – A British military healthcare worker was flown back to England from Sierra Leone on Saturday following a needle-stick injury sustained while treating a person with

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Tamiflu Cuts 1 Day Off Average Flu Bout, Study Finds – Philly.com

The Guardian Tamiflu Cuts 1 Day Off Average Flu Bout, Study FindsPhilly.comTHURSDAY, Jan. 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) — A review of the data suggests that the antiviral drug Tamiflu shortens the length of flu symptoms by about a day, and

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Amid measles outbreak, White House says science indicates parents should … – Minneapolis Star Tribune

New York Times Amid measles outbreak, White House says science indicates parents should …Minneapolis Star TribuneWASHINGTON — Amid the measles outbreak stemming from California, the White House is telling parents that science indicates they should vaccinate their children. President Barack

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‘Expensive’ placebo beats ‘cheap’ one in Parkinson’s disease -study – Reuters

'Expensive' placebo beats 'cheap' one in Parkinson's disease -studyReutersNEW YORK Jan 28 (Reuters) – When patients with Parkinson's disease received an injection described as an effective drug costing $1,500 per dose, their motor function improved significantly more than when they

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New Bill Introduced To Raise Smoking Age in California – Daily Science Journal

Daily Science Journal New Bill Introduced To Raise Smoking Age in CaliforniaDaily Science JournalTo lower the smoking rates and reduce the health care costs associated with tobacco use, California State lawmakers are planning to raise the legal smoking age from

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