CDC Zika Warning: Be Prepared For Mosquito Season
Spring break is just around the corner, and the CDC wants travelers to remember that the Zika virus is still a concern. Ramping up efforts to warn people about Zika as we edge closer to mosquito season, the authority on diseases discuss current mosquito control practices.
PrEP For HIV: Raising Awareness; Could It Be The Cure For The Disease?
Considering that HIV has been and is still currently is one of the world’s most dreaded diseases, how essential is the use of PrEP? Could it possibly hold the key for cure that a lot of people have been waiting for? What’s the truth behind claims these claims? Find out what health professionals have to say
CDC Halts Work At Top Security Germ Lab over Air Hose Safety
Faulty air hoses at CDC’s $214 million Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratory facility in Atlanta have prompted the agency to halt lab activities at the facility. The air hoses are connected to the protective suits worn by lab scientists to enable them breathe fresh air inside a lab that is brimming with deadly viruses. About 100 lab workers use the air hose inside biosafety level 4 labs operated by CDC before the shutdown.
Seoul Virus Outbreak Occuring In 15 States
Infection from rat bites and dropping have triggered a Seoul virus outbreak in multiple states. The CDC warns the public on the mode of transmission and signs and symptoms of the infection to prevent the spread of the rodent-borne disease.
CDC Says Flu Vaccine Is 48% Effective against H3N2 Flu Strain This Year
The publication Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has stated that this year’s flu vaccine is 48% effective against the current strain of flu virus. Health officials however advise that regardless of this less-than-perfect vaccine effectiveness, everyone should endeavor to get a vaccination shot. They insist that flu vaccination goes a long way at preventing flu hospitalizations and related deaths.
ADHD News: Mediterranean Diet Could Prevent The Risk Of The Disease
As there is no known cure to ADHD, could it be possible that the answer to prevention be found on a Mediterranean diet all along? What properties are there in this kind of diet that experts are convinced it could prevent the disorder from worsening or from taking place? Find out what health professionals have to say
Al Gore Puts Health And Climate Conference Back On Track
The abrupt cancellation of CDC's health and climate summit have pushed Al Gore to put it back on track. WIth the help of other notable non-government groups concerned with the ill effects of climate change, the conference will take a more focused approach.
Vaccine Safety: Studies Show Benefits Trump Risks
As issue on vaccine safety come into spotlight, sceintists gather and present numerous studies of the risks and benefits. In the end, data show that there are more evidence that it saves lives compared to the harm that it causes.
Deadly Germs Mishaps Reveal Sloppy Lab Safety In CDC
A recent compilation of incident reports released by CDC reveals deadly germs being sloppily handled inside their own laboratories. The pages are heavily edited and implies inconsistency and inefficiency that threatens CDC's credibility.
Raw Milk Fad Left Six Poisoned
Award-winning Low Sizergh Barn Farm suspended sales following reports that six people got food poisoning after consuming their product. Food Standards Agency stressed that children and the elderly should never "consume raw drinking milk because it has not been heat treated".
Heroin Overdose Ranked As Most Serious Drug Problem in 2016
The recent CDC annual report finds heroin overdose at the top of the drug problem this year. The latest study used a new analysis method that is said to be more accurate than the previous one.
What It’s Like To Live With HIV At 35: Research Says Youth Doesn’t Care Anymore
With the growing cases of HIV infected persons being recorded each year, what’s it really like to live with AIDS at such a young age? Is there still a way to stop the undying stigma? What does it take to make more people become aware of the real condition? Here’s what health experts have to say
It's National Influenza Vaccine Week And CDC Wants You To Get The Flu Shot
This year, National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW) takes place December 4 to 10, 2016. CDC recommends the use of the flu shot (inactivated influenza vaccine or IIV) and the recombinant influenza vaccine (RIV) especially on NIVW.
Syringe Exchange Program: An Effective Way To Reduce HIV?
With The Growing Number Of HIV Cases, Is There Still An Effective Way To Reduce The Prevalence Of The Said Disease? How Effective Is The Exchange Of Syringe? What The Truth Behind This?