• Children From Washington Hit With Rare Disease Similar To Polio
Children From Washington Hit With Rare Disease Similar To Polio

Authorities say they have no confirmed cases of the nervous system condition called acute flaccid myelitis, or AFM, in NY. All cases are among infants and children under age six who all reportedly had symptoms of a respiratory illness in the week prior to developing symptoms of AFM.

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  • Student events to increase breast cancer awareness
Student events to increase breast cancer awareness

Colleges Against Cancer at the University is hosting events and fundraisers for students to participate in throughout the month. Unluckily, in Asia , Pakistan has the highest rate of breast cancer. According to data by the National Family Health Survey, only 12.6% women between the age of 15 and 49 in Gurugram have undergonebreast examinatio...

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  • Cute flaccid myelitis: Three new cases of rare polio-like illness emerge
Cute flaccid myelitis: Three new cases of rare polio-like illness emerge

The CDC estimates that less than a million people will get AFM every year in the United States. "We have 41 cases of children who have had some sort of illness of enterovirus A71, which is causing a wide spectrum of neurological illness".

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  • Analyst Looks at Democrats' House, Senate Prospects
Analyst Looks at Democrats' House, Senate Prospects

One Republican observer said he thought as many as 20 or 21 of the 25 Republican districts that went for Hillary Clinton past year could well flip to the Democrats, producing a large Democratic House wave. Clearing the judicial nominees provided a signature walk-off for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., who has focused on reshaping...

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  • Theresa May pledges new funding to mark World Mental Health Day
Theresa May pledges new funding to mark World Mental Health Day

It is time to do the same for mental health ". These tragic deaths raised awareness of those who silently suffer from mental health issues, including depression , and underscored the enormous problem at hand in providing mental healthcare for everyone who needs it.

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  • 3 children with Polio-like illness In North Texas
3 children with Polio-like illness In North Texas

They had symptoms of a respiratory illness in the week before developing symptoms of AFM. Dr. Acosta said there is no cure or treatment at this time. It is actively investigating AFM cases, and trying to unearth more information about the mysterious condition. A 2-year-old girl was recently diagnosed in the Chicago area , and UPMC Children's Ho...

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  • Efforts honored to promote mental health among Chinese Americans
Efforts honored to promote mental health among Chinese Americans

The lack of awareness and the severe shortage of mental health professionals in the country add to the problem. The project is being organised by a group of 12 people - the majority of whom are under 30 and have experienced mental illness.

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  • NHS criticised over child mental health spending
NHS criticised over child mental health spending

The figure, from a survey of 1,001 United Kingdom employees carried out in August 2018, shows a rise in mental health presenteeism by 4% since 2016. Doyle-Price, the newly appointed minister for mental health , inequalities and - now - suicide prevention, said she understands "how tragic, devastating and long-lasting the effect of suicide can be...

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  • 'Screen For Life' launches campaign to mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month
'Screen For Life' launches campaign to mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month

About 1 in 8 women born today in the United States will get breast cancer at some point. Then in 2017, Fray found a lump in her breast. These are the types of cancers that mammograms can catch that you may not notice. At the county commissioners meeting tomorrow, October 9, Tammy Ahles, American Cancer Society's executive director for the...

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  • 'Team player' Brett Kavanaugh sworn in again as US Supreme Court Justice
'Team player' Brett Kavanaugh sworn in again as US Supreme Court Justice

Trump said in 2016 that he'd release his tax returns after the IRS was done auditing them, and White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders told reporters last week that "a number of his taxes are still under audit". The GOP rhetorical offensive also represents a flipping of the recent script, in which Democrats have accused Trump of intensifying divisio...

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  • Roberts refers ethics complaints against Kavanaugh to federal judges
Roberts refers ethics complaints against Kavanaugh to federal judges

Kavanaugh could become a pivotal justice on issues including abortion. Roberts took no action on them while Kavanaugh's nomination was pending. Just 4 percent said the parties would split control of Congress, the outcome that's considered most likely by many analysts.

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  • Rare, polio-like disease affecting children in U.S., says CDC
Rare, polio-like disease affecting children in U.S., says CDC

Minnesota typically sees less than that one case a year, but the disease usually targets children . AFM is a serious but rare condition that affects a portion of the spinal cord, causing muscles and reflexes in the body to become weak, according to the CDC .

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  • '2.2m Nepalis suffer from mental health disorder' - Capital
'2.2m Nepalis suffer from mental health disorder' - Capital

Originally from Sheffield, she sparked a row previous year when she said many elderly people are "sitting in homes that really are too big for their needs" - and should not expect to pass them on to their children. Chambers says that Sadag is receiving more and more calls from young people who are in crisis and need help, as well as more requests...

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  • Republicans enjoy 'Brett boost' after Supreme Court win dents Democrats' poll surge
Republicans enjoy 'Brett boost' after Supreme Court win dents Democrats' poll surge

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit has received complaints about Brett Kavanaugh's statements during hearings on his confirmation to the U.S. By comparison, fewer Democrats (48%) are Very Angry about the Senate's treatment of Ford; 28% of GOP voters and 30% of unaffiliateds agree. "The Supreme Court is an institution of law - it i...

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  • East Texas health officials say get your flu shot
East Texas health officials say get your flu shot

He was cautious about the possible advantage with Flublok. A high uptake of the influenza vaccine is being credited for a significant decrease in flu cases nationwide but experts warn that Kiwis might not be out of the woods yet. Health officials recommend that almost all Americans get flu vaccinations to blunt the impact of a disease that annu...

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  • #WorldMentalHealthDay: Are we doing enough to assist young people?
#WorldMentalHealthDay: Are we doing enough to assist young people?

One in four people in the United Kingdom suffer from this illness and I really hope this campaign will continue to extend the conversation about how important good mental health is, and how urgently we need the government to pour money into mental health resources - the county's crying out for it.

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  • Raising awareness and combating stigma
Raising awareness and combating stigma

Wednesday, 10 October will be World Mental Health Day , an annual event to raise awareness about issues around mental health around the world. Those living with serious mental illness face worse health outcomes and, on average, die 25 years earlier than others.

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  • Freshly minted Justice Kavanaugh gets to work at US Supreme Court
Freshly minted Justice Kavanaugh gets to work at US Supreme Court

As for the generic congressional ballot, the CNN poll found Democrats with a 13-point lead among likely voters, with 54% of respondents saying they would vote for the Democratic Party's candidate and 41% saying they planned to vote for the GOP nominee.

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  • Kavanaugh takes seat on Supreme Court as protesters outside shout ’SHAME’
Kavanaugh takes seat on Supreme Court as protesters outside shout ’SHAME’

Kavanaugh already has been at the Supreme Court preparing for his first day on the bench Tuesday. Also in attendance was his predecessor, the retired Justice Anthony Kennedy. As Gorsuch did in his first arguments a year ago, Kavanaugh focused heavily on the importance of following earlier decisions of the court. As they have before, the justice...

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  • Trump says UN ambassador Haley to leave at end of year
Trump says UN ambassador Haley to leave at end of year

Referring to women whose accusations brought down powerful men, like movie producer Harvey Weinstein, Haley said: "I'm proud of their strength". She has been more outspoken in calling out Russian aggression than Trump , for example. Trump said he was considering many candidates for Haley's job and that a successor would be named in two to thr...

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