Joseph and Francheska Bechara. (GoFundMe) A newlywed bride suffered a stroke on Saturday while on her honeymoon in New York City, 9News.com reported. Francheska Bechara, 27, who is from Sydney, Australia, was traveling with her husband, Joe Bechara, when she suffered the medical emergency. She had been working out inside a gym and was discovered on
MONDAY, Oct. 15, 2018 — Overall, vaccine coverage for children aged 19 to 35 months remained high and stable from 2013 to 2017; however, a small, but growing number of children received no vaccinations, according to research published in the Oct. 12 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality
MONDAY, Oct. 15, 2018 — Among patients with anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK)-positive non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) who have not previously received an ALK inhibitor, progression-free survival is significantly longer in those who receive treatment with brigatinib versus crizotinib, according to a study published online Sept. 25 in the New England Journal of Medicine. D.
We all know the traditional Mediterranean-style diet is an incredibly healthy way to eat. So try this Greek-style roast fish recipe from Diabetic Living – delicious and healthy. Ingredients 5 small (400g) Zarella Lower Carb Potatoes, scrubbed, cut into wedges 1 brown onion, halved, sliced 2 cloves garlic, roughly chopped 1/2 tsp dried oregano or
For the first time ever, Mount Sinai researchers have identified a protein as a marker that can indicate whether a cancer patient will develop a reoccurrence of lethal, metastatic cancer, according to a clinical study published in Breast Cancer Research in October. The researchers found that when cells from a breast cancer patient’s original tumor
Symptoms of COPD, such as wheezing, shortness of breath, and fatigue, can be similar to the signs of other lung conditions. COPD often gets progressively worse over time. Getting an accurate and early diagnosis allows doctors to develop an effective treatment plan that can help slow the progression of a person’s disease. Doctors begin diagnosing
Results from a research study published in Nature Communications show how the inner ear processes speech, something that has until now been unknown. The authors of the report include researchers from Linköping University, Sweden, and Oregon Health & Science University, United States. A collaboration between researchers in the U.S., Sweden, Denmark, the U.K. and India
In any given year, depression affects more than 6 percent of the adult population in the United States—some 16 million people—but fewer than half receive the treatment they need. What if an algorithm could scan social media and point to linguistic red flags of the disease before a formal medical diagnosis had been made? New
The man with ‘MUSHROOMS’ in his ear: Patient’s fungal infection causes ‘a forest’ of black blobs of mould to grow inside his ear canal The man in Vietnam reportedly experienced pain and itching in his ear At hospital doctors investigated and found a fungal infection in the ear canal A UK expert says the fungi
The study found that over-the-counter products are consumed by 35.4 per cent of older adults aged between 65 to 80, staying unaware of potential safety risks that they give to their body. Many OTC sleep aids contain diphenhydramine, which blocks activity of a brain chemical called acetylcholine (Source: Thinkstock Images) UPSC recruitment 2018: Over
L.L.Bean knows the only way to promote the launch of its Small Batch Bean Boots is with craft beer. Yes, you read that right: craft beer. According to Food & Wine, the iconic outerwear and sporting goods company is teaming up with Fogtown Brewing Company, Mast Landing Brewing Company, Orono Brewing Company, Rising Tide Brewing
Honestly, is there anything your smartphone can’t do? It’s a navigation system that helps you beat traffic (or helps you navigate a city on foot), a streaming platform for binge-watching, and a high-quality digital camera—all in a tiny rectangle that fits in your palm. So why not enlist it to help you lose weight, too?
Navratri 2018: Pregnant women with diabetes, anaemia or high blood pressure should avoid fasting as it may lead to complications. By Dr Rinku Sengupta With Navratri upon us, some pregnant women may wish to fast because of their religious or personal beliefs. We usually discourage fasting during pregnancy but if you’re keen on keeping fasts,
I love a nice, sugary frozen drink just as much any, well, twelve-year-old, but I tend to avoid the flavors that scream “You’ll Be Brushing Your Teeth For Ten Minutes After This.” But Burger King’s new slush is too cool to ignore. BK’s Frozen Fanta Scary Black Cherry drink is quite literally black, which is
In a breakthrough human study, anti-oxidant, glutathione (GSH), which protects the brain from stress, has been found to be significantly depleted in Alzheimer’s patients compared to normal subjects. As GSH is a very important anti-oxidant that protects the brain from free radicals, the findings give us another measure to use when diagnosing potential for the
Nutritious medicinal oils – the best that can be thought up to strengthen curls, the most popular are argan, castor, burdock and olive, as well as coconut Science believes that there is no connection between coconut oil and hair growth. Yes, it has a moisturizing and antimicrobial effect (fights bacteria and fungus), which can be
The Golden Girls may have gone off the air more than 25 years ago, but thanks to Hulu—and the amazing Betty White, who continues to be a bad*ss at age 96—the show’s popularity hasn’t wavered. And since there’s no better way to express our love of something than to turn it into food, everyone’s favorite
(HealthDay)—If you have diabetes, you need all recommended vaccinations, the American Association of Diabetes Educators says. Diabetes reduces the immune system’s ability to fight certain infections. This raises the risk for serious complications from diseases that vaccines protect against—including flu, pneumonia, hepatitis B, tetanus and shingles. “People with diabetes may be at higher risk of
The amount of women having cesarean section births has almost doubled since 2000, according to a new study. Using data from 169 countries, a study published on Thursday in the medical journal The Lancet estimated that 29.7 million C-section births occurred throughout the globe in 2015, which nearly doubled the 16 million C-section births in 2000.
Recent research from North Carolina State University outlines how near-infrared (NIR) spectroscopy could be used to make cell-culture-based flu vaccine manufacturing faster and more efficient. The researchers demonstrated the use of a NIR probe to measure the concentration of influenza virus in cells being grown in a bioreactor. “The NIR technique is faster, more accurate