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Ovarian reserve tests aren’t a good predictor of fertility, study finds

By |2017-10-24T22:43:03+00:00October 24th, 2017|

Tests that measure a woman’s “ovarian reserve” to estimate how many more years of fertility she has have grown increasingly popular. But a new study finds that levels of the hormones commonly tested aren’t tied to lower chances of getting pregnant. The new research, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, looked at [...]

CORRECTED: Ground beef recalled because of E. coli O157:H7 illnesses

By |2017-10-24T22:28:51+00:00October 24th, 2017|

CORRECTED CONTENT: State and federal officials have traced two cases of E. coli O157:H7 infection to ground beef from Vermont Livestock Slaughter and Processing LLC. The company recalled 133 pounds of their ground beef today, according to USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The ground beef was produced and packaged on July 24 and 25. The company sold the recalled product at [...]

Why the Sun is Necessary for Optimal Health

By |2017-10-24T22:26:02+00:00October 24th, 2017|

(Visit: http://www.uctv.tv) Alexander Wunsch, MD, Wismar University of Applied Sciences, Germany gives a historical perspective on sunlight exposure and explains how both the public’s and medical community’s perspective has changed over time. Recorded on 12/09/2014. Series: "Vitamin D for Public Health - Integrating Sunshine, Supplements and Measurement for Optimal Health 2014" [Health and Medicine] [Professional [...]

The Use of Combination Antifungal Therapy is Not a Black and White Issue

By |2017-10-24T22:18:14+00:00October 24th, 2017|

The use of combination antifungal therapy for invasive mold diseases is a very grey area that remains to be supported by robust data and relies on the clinician’s assessment of the patient. This unclear landscape was exemplified at a Meet-the-Professor session at the annual ID Week meeting held this year in San Diego, California, convened [...]

SIGNS OF A HIDDEN WATER LEAK

By |2017-10-24T22:15:03+00:00October 24th, 2017|

It’s important to recognize the signs of a hidden water leak because, if it’s not repaired in a timely manner, a hidden leak can cause serious structural damage to your home. It also provides the ideal environment for mold to grow. Of course, a water leak can also cause your water bill to skyrocket. SOME [...]

Seven suspected Monkey Pox cases recorded in Abuja

By |2017-10-24T21:16:15+00:00October 24th, 2017|

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), on Thursday, revealed that seven suspected cases of dreaded Monkey Pox have been recorded in four Hospitals in Abuja, with samples of six victims taken and sent to Senegal for test and confirmation. This was disclosed by the Secretary, Health and Human Services Secretariat (HHSS) of FCTA, Amanda Pam, [...]

Hepatitis A Southeast Michigan Outbreak

By |2017-12-18T22:32:04+00:00October 24th, 2017|

Public health officials and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) are continuing to see an elevated number of hepatitis A cases in the City of Detroit, and counties of Lapeer, Livingston, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, St. Clair, Sanilac, Washtenaw, and Wayne. Since the beginning of the outbreak in August 2016, public health response has [...]

Recipe: Roasted Tomato & Red Pepper Soup

By |2017-10-24T21:00:48+00:00October 24th, 2017|

We’ve had chickenpox in the house this week, and the spotty boy has been asking for all his favourite comfort foods.  One request was ‘orange tomato soup’ (ie. the tinned stuff), but not being able to get out to the shops we had to improvise and this lusciously creamy soup was born. This is a [...]

How much water should you drink?

By |2017-10-24T20:56:23+00:00October 24th, 2017|

You probably know that it's important to drink plenty of fluids when the temperatures soar outside. But staying hydrated is a daily necessity, no matter what the thermometer says. Unfortunately, many of us aren't getting enough to drink, especially older adults. "Older people don't sense thirst as much as they did when they were younger. [...]

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