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CENTRE COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) -- Over the last 15 years, Lyme disease diagnoses have exploded and are up 357% in rural areas across the country. Ticks are the pest behind this disease and many others.
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As tick season returns, Pennsylvania has recorded the most lyme disease cases of any state since 2010. Cases statewide are up 173% from 2010 levels. This means those planning to explore the Keystone state's wooded areas and grasslands this summer ...
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A new study finds that over 14% of the world has probably had Lyme Disease. The research is the result of an examination of nearly 90 studies, that looked at how common antibodies to the bacteria borrelia burgdorferi, which causes Lyme Disease, ...
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An NHS campaign that aims to help people deal with bug bites has released advice as Lyme disease cases rise across Scotland.
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An NHS hospital has been criticised for “endorsing quackery” by trying to hire a spiritual healer to treat cancer patients.Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust has posted a job vacancy for a “spiritual healer/reiki therapist” on a salary of ...
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In dark letters were the words “fetal demise.” A stillbirth, the death of a fetus at 20 weeks or more of pregnancy. But that didn't solve the mystery. Odronic had examined many placentas from pregnancies that ended in stillbirth. None looked like this — ...
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According to a damning audit, dementia patients have a postcode lottery with their care, with some waiting as long as two years for a diagnosis. Prior to the pandemic, patients had to wait 13 weeks on average before learning if they had the condition.
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The World Health Organization (WHO) announced Saturday that it renamed variants of the virus monkeypox as it looks to counter concerns about the original naming conventions. “Newly identified viruses, related diseases & virus variants are given names ...
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Patients are waiting an average of 17.7 weeks to find out if they have the condition after being referred to a memory assessment service, up from 13 weeks pre-pandemic.
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The COVID-19 pandemic caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) has adversely affected pregnant women who are at higher risk of severe disease. Increased rates of hospitalization, intensive ...
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The World Health Organization says it's holding an open forum to rename monkeypox, after some critics raised concerns the name could be considered discriminatory and stigmatizing. WHO said the decision was made after meeting with the Food and ...
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The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was passed in 1996 to protect sensitive protected health information (PHI) from being disclosed.
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August 15, 2022 -- University of Michigan (U-M) researchers have identified in a mouse study a hormone -- neuregulin 4 (NRG4) -- that serves as a checkpoint for the progression of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) and appears to have potential as a ...
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MONDAY, Aug. 15, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Adding yet another wrinkle to the monkeypox outbreak, a new case study suggests that people can pass the virus on to their pet dogs. Therefore, people who are infected with the virus should avoid close contact ...
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Massachusetts-based Rational Vaccines Inc. today announced the launch of an observational clinical trial designed to determine the baseline characteristics of patients diagnosed with recurrent symptomatic herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2).
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A new report confirming a Wuhan seafood market as SARS-CoV-2's origin shines a light on the need for critical research to prevent future pandemics.
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The Hays County Local Health Department is investigating the two cases and working to identify the people who possibly have been in contact with the two people, according to the release. Meanwhile, Bexar County has ...
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