Tag: Health News

Brain-Eating Amoeba Suspected in 2nd Midwest Death

OMAHA, Neb.—A child likely died from a rare infection caused by a brain-eating amoeba after swimming in an eastern Nebraska river, health officials said, making it the second such probable death in the Midwest this summer. The Douglas County Department of Health based in Omaha, Nebraska, reported Wednesday that doctors believe the child died of…


2 Deaths in Florida Linked to Raw Oysters From Louisiana

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.—A restaurant customer in Fort Lauderdale has died of a bacterial infection after eating raw oysters. A Pensacola man died the same way this month. Both cases involved oysters from Louisiana. Gary Oreal, who manages the Rustic Inn, told the South Florida SunSentinel that the man who died had worked years ago at…


New Book Challenges COVID-19 Vaccine Narrative

As more research is published on people who have taken the COVID-19 vaccine, more data—at least the data that make it to publication—are revealing that many people have had harmful effects from the injections. Of course, COVID-19 itself came with health consequences, and everyone understood that. The vaccine was supposed to be so safe and…


Doctor Warns of Suspicious Pattern Behind Monkeypox Outbreak

There has been much speculation that the novel coronavirus was a bioweapon developed in a Chinese Communist Party (CCP) lab. Now, an American doctor has a theory that the new monkeypox outbreak may also have similar nefarious origins. Dr. Syed Haider told The Epoch Times that the development of the monkeypox outbreak seems identical to the way…


Research Infers Brain Activity Gradually Declines After Age 60: Study

As people age, it is believed that brain activity becomes sluggish and some people become not as quick to think and react as they once were. Researchers in Germany found this belief was partially true. Published in the monthly scientific journal Nature Human Behaviour, their study found that the brain’s processing speed begins to decline…


Novartis Reports Zolgensma Caused 2 Deaths From Liver Failure

Novartis AG on Thursday reported two patient fatalities due to acute liver failure following treatment with Zolgensma gene therapy used to treat spinal muscular atrophy. The company has notified health authorities in markets where the drug is sold, including the FDA, and has informed relevant healthcare professionals as an additional step. “While this is important…


Traditional Chinese Herbs Help Mitigate Side Effects of Cancer Treatment: Study

Relief may be in sight for cancer patients suffering from the side effects of radiotherapy after researchers from the University of Adelaide found that a combination of traditional Chinese herbs reduces the severity of radiation-induced gastrointestinal mucositis (GIM). GIM may cause inflammation, abdominal pain and bloating, ulcers, diarrhoea, as well as nausea and vomiting, and…


Few Patients With Hepatitis C Get Timely Treatment, CDC Says

Few adults diagnosed with hepatitis C virus infections receive timely treatment with antiviral drugs, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said. The drugs cure hepatitis C in more than 95 percent of patients, but a study of more than 47,000 adults diagnosed in 2019 or 2020 found that only one-third of those with…


Nurses Who Left the Health Care System to Focus on Early Treatment Describe ‘Brutal’ COVID-19 Treatment Protocols

Nurses who witnessed “brutal” hospital COVID-19 treatment protocols kill patients paint a bleak picture of what is taking place in state and federally funded health care systems. “They’re horrific, and they’re all in lockstep,” Staci Kay, a nurse practitioner with the North Carolina Physicians for Freedom who left the hospital system to start her own…


Emergent Receives FDA Warning Letter Over Quality Control Issues

Emergent BioSolutions Inc. said on Friday it had received a warning letter from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), citing certain deficiencies at the contract drugmaker’s manufacturing facility in Baltimore, Maryland. The FDA pointed to deficiencies in cleaning and maintenance of equipment to prevent contamination of drug product and also recommended the company review its…