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29 cases of Zika virus in Jaipur confirms government 29 cases of Zika virus in Jaipur confirms government
- October 13, 2018

At least 32 people, including three pregnant women, have tested positive for Zika in Jaipur and the health ministry has said the outbreak was under control. We've standard protocols. ICMR, National Centre for Disease Control & DGHS are monitoring this. Zika Virus Testing Market research is provided on market opportunities, drivers, trends, challenges, size and share, key players. (more...)
Over 70% of LGBTQ+ People Experience Mental Health Issues Due to Work Over 70% of LGBTQ+ People Experience Mental Health Issues Due to Work
- October 13, 2018

Observed each year on October 10, World Mental Health Day aims to raise awareness and change attitudes surrounding mental health issues around the world by encouraging people to looking after their own well-being. If you or anyone you know is suffering from mental health issues, please call Lifeline on 13 11 14 or Beyond Blue on 1300 22 46 36. Now, the singer and actress is fighting for more awareness and funding for mental health . (more...)
Five Washington children hospitalized with sudden paralysis Five Washington children hospitalized with sudden paralysis
- October 13, 2018

Most of the eight cases of the illness reported in Texas are in the northern part of the state. As limbs become weak, a patient might lose the ability to use their arms or legs. This year, there was one case of AFM before the current batch of five affected children. "You can protect yourself and your children from poliovirus by getting vaccinated", the CDC advises. (more...)
Ten suspected cases of rare nervous system disease in northern IL children Ten suspected cases of rare nervous system disease in northern IL children
- October 13, 2018

A growing number of cases are being reported across the country. While officials said the cases occurred in northern IL, more specific locations were not publicly available. Those who contract AFM face paralysis, long-term health problems and even death. They had symptoms of a respiratory illness in the week before developing symptoms of AFM. (more...)
Aetna Merger Gets DOJ Nod as Aetna Sheds Medicare Part D Aetna Merger Gets DOJ Nod as Aetna Sheds Medicare Part D
- October 13, 2018

The deal combines CVS' pharmacies with Aetna's insurance business, blurring traditionally distinct lines in hopes of lowering costs. The companies have said they believe together they can improve customer health by offering more low-cost medical services in CVS's nationwide network of pharmacies, including providing chronic disease screenings and preventative care, such as blood sugar monitoring and vaccines. (more...)
Educating the youth on mental health is critical Educating the youth on mental health is critical
- October 13, 2018

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has urged African leaders not to relent in the training of Primary Health Care workers on how to detect and manage common mental health problems. She was recently given the "Local Hero" award by California Senator Bob Wieckowski for her "selfless and active" community leadership. The money could be used to help expand mental health services, as growing evidence suggests overuse of social media can have a damaging effect on children and young ... (more...)
(10:10 AM) County Confirms Detection Of West Nile Virus (10:10 AM) County Confirms Detection Of West Nile Virus
- October 13, 2018

West Nile can even cause altered mental status, tremors, convulsions, paralysis, inflammation of the brain, brain membrane and spinal cord or coma. The first frost for southcentral Pennsylvania appears to be a week or two away, according to Accuweather's extended forecast. (more...)
Mental health appointment applauded by charity Mental health appointment applauded by charity
- October 12, 2018

The prime minister also announced other plans to tackle suicide problems in Britain. The government has also promised more support in schools, bringing in new mental health support teams and offering help in measuring students' health, including their mental wellbeing, reported BBC . (more...)
Climate change responsible for depression, anxiety Climate change responsible for depression, anxiety
- October 12, 2018

Published in the journal Nature Climate Change, one study led by Stanford University economist Marshall Burke found that a 1.8-degree Fahrenheit increase in monthly average temperature causes a 0.7 percent increase in suicide rates in the USA and 2.1 percent increase in Mexico. (more...)
CURL: Democrats' Scorched-Earth Strategy On Kavanaugh Backfires, Energizes GOP Voters CURL: Democrats' Scorched-Earth Strategy On Kavanaugh Backfires, Energizes GOP Voters
- October 12, 2018

The complaints were initially filed with the federal appeals court in Washington DC, where Kavanaugh served for the last 12 years before being confirmed to the US Supreme Court on Saturday. Hosts asked the president about a increased lead for Sen. But Sen. Dick Durbin, the No. 2 Democrat, said some of the nominees "are clearly controversial", meaning Democratic leaders had to balance their desire to get their candidates home with essentially allowing judges they oppose to advance. (more...)
Stress, Apprehension Not Managed, Could Leads To Mental Illness Stress, Apprehension Not Managed, Could Leads To Mental Illness
- October 12, 2018

The use of alcohol among the people is too rising day by day. However Dr Karthik K.N., a consultant psychiatrist at Sagar Hospitals, pointed out that the assumption that mental health disorders are more common in women is not entirely true. (more...)
Selena Gomez receiving Treatment after Selena Gomez receiving Treatment after "Meltdown"
- October 12, 2018

An insider told E! News at the time. According to TMZ , Selena is undergoing dialectical behavior therapy. "I was diagnosed with lupus, and I've been through chemotherapy". The stars were young Hollywood's "it" couple until they split in 2012 but continued to date of and on until getting fully back together in 2017 following news of her kidney transplant. (more...)
Celebrities Demand Global Action to Combat Mental Health Stigma Celebrities Demand Global Action to Combat Mental Health Stigma
- October 12, 2018

This was non-existent 31 years ago so it's a positive step to see more and more investment from the government in mental health services to help people going through illnesses such as depression and anxiety . They can also be times of stress and apprehension, however. "The youth are not equipped with enough coping skills or support structures to handle the kind of problems that they have to deal with every day", said SADAG's Cassey Chambers. (more...)
LeBron James Says His Boys, 11 and 14, Drink Wine LeBron James Says His Boys, 11 and 14, Drink Wine
- October 12, 2018

For head coach Luke Walton, he singled out the team's pace and how it will only improve with defense. "He had a monster first half, he's the best player in the world and that's what he does." said the point guard. When Jeanie Buss headed down the Southern California coast on the drive that would eventually lead her to LeBron James , the Lakers owner and CEO wasn't feeling the mother-of-dragons spirit just yet. (more...)
As Climate Change Increases, Our Mental Health Declines
- October 11, 2018

The changing climate and the frequency of natural disaster will further cause distress to Americans. Earlier the scientists had predicted a 2 degrees Celsius rise in earth's temperature could have risky consequences. residents, as well as meteorological data over a 10-year period (from 2002 to 2012). He warned that a 2 degree Celsius rise can push human mental health over the edge. (more...)
Lady Gaga pens an emotional essay on mental health Lady Gaga pens an emotional essay on mental health
- October 11, 2018

Debbie Jevans, Interim Chair of the EFL said: "Every day throughout the year the EFL, through its 72 Clubs and their support staff ensure players improve and maintain their physical health". In July, the father of British snowboarder Ellie Soutter said a history of mental health issues - coupled with the pressure of elite performance - may have contributed to her ending her life in Les Gets in the French Alps. (more...)
Polio-Like Condition in Kids on Rise Again in US
- October 11, 2018

In a letter to the CDC, Klobuchar asked the director to share the organization's plan to address the infections. The condition, acute flaccid myelitis (AFM ), was first identified in 2014, when there were 120 cases, NBC News reported. Local public health officials have been notified and are working with the hospital, state Department of Health and the CDC, county Health Department spokesman Ryan Scarpino said. (more...)
Mental health services for young fail to live up to the promise
- October 11, 2018

Mental health issues signify disorders that affect mood, thinking and behaviour of an individual due to depression , anxiety, schizophrenia and even eating disorders and addictive behaviours. Having good mental health can help us feel and function better, have more positive relationships with those around us, and deal with and manage hard times now and into the future. (more...)
Doctor: Expanded HPV vaccination age will save money Doctor: Expanded HPV vaccination age will save money
- October 11, 2018

Gardasil 9 prevents certain cancers and diseases caused by the nine HPV types covered by the vaccine. A new study suggests that individuals with type 1 diabetes who maintain good blood sugar control may reduce their long-term risk of developing dementia, Reuters reported. (more...)
What West Virginia Swing Voters Think About Manchin's Kavanaugh Vote (HBO) What West Virginia Swing Voters Think About Manchin's Kavanaugh Vote (HBO)
- October 11, 2018

That makes the series of events a largely symbolic vote aimed at forcing moderate Republicans to possibly take a politically hard vote on the record. McConnell says the gender gap "clearly is wider than it used to be", but says the controversy over Kavanaugh could end up helping Republicans by generating more enthusiasm among GOP voters who feel he was mistreated. (more...)
Kids Who Use Hand Sanitizer Miss Fewer Days of Day Care Kids Who Use Hand Sanitizer Miss Fewer Days of Day Care
- October 10, 2018

Using hand sanitizer could be more effective than soap and water to tackle this, according to a new study. Kids were broken into three groups, one that used hand sanitizer, one that used soap and water, and one that just continued using their own hand washing routines. (more...)
Cute flaccid myelitis: Three new cases of rare polio-like illness emerge
- October 10, 2018

The Minnesota Department of Health put out an alert last week, stating that six cases have been reported in children across that state over the past several weeks. "As AFM affects mostly children and has no known cure, it is imperative that CDC conduct an expedited investigation and response to AFM infections". Instead, people who are diagnosed with it are given "aggressive supportive care", Adalja says. (more...)
Senate Dems Lose Vote For Short-Term Health Care Plans Senate Dems Lose Vote For Short-Term Health Care Plans
- October 10, 2018

The Washington Examiner noted Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., has indicated the House Judiciary Committee might investigate Kavanaugh if his party retakes the majority in November and he becomes the panel's chairman. The FBI probe into the allegations against Kavanaugh reportedly found no corroboration of the allegations against him but was criticized by Democrats for not being a full investigation. (more...)
Vit D supplements may not improve bone health Vit D supplements may not improve bone health
- October 10, 2018

Scientists from the University of Auckland in New Zealand and the University of Aberdeen in the United Kingdom said there is no longer any need for future research in this area, stating that additional trials are unlikely to change the results. (more...)
An invisible crisis: developing countries remain ill-equipped to tackle mental health An invisible crisis: developing countries remain ill-equipped to tackle mental health
- October 10, 2018

Lady Gaga has penned an emotional essay on mental health in honour of World Mental Health Day . For the fiscal year 2018/19, Nepal government has allocated 4.29 percent of its total budget for health and population, but according to the State Minister for Health and Population Dr Surendra Kumar Yadav, the budget is not enough to offer basic health services, let alone mental health. (more...)
William and Kate to attend mental health summit William and Kate to attend mental health summit
- October 10, 2018

Vargas said he hoped to have other attendees also contribute to the painting to symbolize how everyone can lend a helping hand in tackling mental health issues. Like most low and middle income countries, Zimbabwe puts people with mental health problems in hospitals, rather than treating them in the community, says Professor Dixon Chibanda of the University of Zimbabwe - one of the country's handful of trained psychiatrists. (more...)
"Don’t get flu, get immunised" Global Positioning System urge
- October 10, 2018

It is a good idea to get a flu vaccine because it "prevent (s) you from getting the flu during the flu season", Burgos added. That count represents about 60 percent of children and 40 percent of adults. "The vaccine is safe, effective, and remains the best protection against the flu virus". That's especially true when it comes to protecting the elderly. (more...)
Mental health crisis could cost world USD 16 trillion by 2030 Mental health crisis could cost world USD 16 trillion by 2030
- October 10, 2018

And this week sports organisations and youth groups will also spend some time with each of their teams or groups before or after training or meeting to discuss mental health . According to WHO, teenagers as young as 14 suffer from mental health issues. The more we talk about mental health, the more we can identify and support those in need. (more...)
Officers wear pink badges for breast cancer awareness Officers wear pink badges for breast cancer awareness
- October 10, 2018

There's a person at the IU Health Cancer Center who is with you during every step of your journey through treatment. There are two screening options that may be recommended for breast cancer, including 2D digital mammography and tomosynthesis. (more...)
Minnesota Children Diagnosed With Rare 'Polio-Like' Illness Minnesota Children Diagnosed With Rare 'Polio-Like' Illness
- October 10, 2018

Health officials are collecting information about the cases from health providers and are in contact with the CDC, the MDH said. Minnesota typically sees, at most, one case of acute flaccid myelitis a year, so it's concerning that such a large group has presented with the illness at the same time. (more...)