As thousands of fans descend into Phoenix for the upcoming Super Bowl, Arizona health officials are struggling to contain the state's measles outbreak that has led to the monitoring of 1,000 individuals, including 200 children.
Areas with teams playing in the Super Bowl are more likely to see an increase in influenza-related deaths, particularly in years when the dominant influenza strain is more virulent or when the event occurs closer to the peak of influenza season, according to researchers at Tulane University.
The White House has released new information about the Precision Medicine Initiative, a research program to accelerate biomedical discoveries and provide clinicians with new tools, knowledge, and therapies for individualized patient care.
Spread driven largely by outbreak that started at Disney theme parks in California in December
And reduces the risk of flu-related complications such as pneumonia
By age 75, however, blood pressure and diabetes became better predictors of stroke
Teen developed blood disorder after using Aczone for a week
Systolic pressure of 140 mm Hg or more raises risk for heart disease in later life, researchers say
Effect more pronounced with poor cancer prognosis
Survival benefit for patients with MELD no benefit seen for patients with MELD scores of 11