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What is coronavirus and how worried should we be? -Source: The Guardian

Experts fear the latest strain of virus originating in Wuhan may spread across the planet from person to person Chinese residents wear masks while waiting at a bus station near the closed Huanan seafood wholesale market, which has been linked to new strain of coronavirus. Photograph: STR/EPA What is the virus causing illness in Wuhan? It is a novel coronavirus ...

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Health Topic : Blood Clots Associated With Sudden Death !

SUDDEN DEATH (Venous Thrombo Embolism) A man admitted into hospital following a road traffic accident appeared to be making an excellent recovery. He was well-known locally and was chatting heartily with visitors one afternoon but by dusk he had died suddenly. I observed this as a medical student and was shocked. I have since encountered similar cases involving relatives and ...

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Being a virgin will not save you from HPV

  By: Ally Hirschlag If you’re a sexual being in the world, you don’t need a scientist to tell you that the human papillomavirus is everywhere. According to the CDC, 79 million Americans are currently infected with HPV, and another 14 million become infected each year. If that number doesn’t scare you into using condoms during sex, I don’t know what ...

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Nurse Dies After Patient Attack

Source of the original article: Med Page Today A nurse was attacked by a behavioral health patient and former boxer. She finished her shift. Days later, she died of a massive pulmonary embolism. Following is a transcript of ZDogg’s comments: Hey, Z-pack. It’s your boy, ZDoggMD. I am getting so, so, so tired, so tired of reading story after story, after story, ...

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15 Doctors Fired From Chicago-Area Health System

Original Source Of The Story   At least 15 physicians have been fired from Edward-Elmhurst Health as the suburban Chicago-based health system moves to cut costs, sources told MedPage Today. The doctors, who worked across its seven “Immediate Care” or urgent care sites, will be replaced by advanced practice nurses, according to an email sent by hospital leadership that was shared ...

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FDA bans 16 tomato paste products

The Food and Drugs Authority has directed the withdrawal of all batches of certain brands of tomato paste from the market which were found to contain the ingredients starch and colour, that were not indicated on the labels. According to the FDA, these ingredients are not permitted in tomato paste and the products therefore violates the Ghana Standards for tomato ...

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Brown rice lowers diabetes and cholesterol levels

Ghana is currently promoting local rice consumption by kind courtesy of Citi FM strong advocacy. What do we really know based on scientific studies on rice? The truth is that there are more than 40,000 types of rice, including white, brown, black and wild varieties. Each has its own nutritional profile, benefits and points that invite discussion relating to how ...

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Pepper Chile food

Eating chillies cuts risk of death from heart attack and stroke, study says

For many years, chilli has been hailed for its therapeutic properties, and now researchers have found that eating chilli peppers regularly can cut the risk of death from heart disease and stroke. Carried out in Italy, where chilli is a common ingredient, the study compared the risk of death among 23,000 people, some of whom ate chilli and some of ...

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