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Startup halts treatment using young people's blood after FDA warning

Establishments in several states are now selling young blood plasma, which is the liquid portion of blood that contains proteins for clotting. Ambrosia had advertised its treatments using plasma as a virtual fountain of youth. That is why, it is not effective or safe for consumers to get themselves infused with young blood, said a high-ranking FDA official. In fact, the agency warns that plasma infusions can transmit infectious diseases, cause allergic reactions and overload the ...

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Health minister rules out mandatory vaccinations in B.C.

Complications include ear infections that can lead to deafness, blindness, pneumonia and encephalitis, or inflammation of the brain. Vancouver Coastal Health says it has dealt with nine confirmed cases of measles in 2019, eight of them linked to a trio of Francophone schools in Vancouver.

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Diet drinks can cause stroke in post-menopausal woman

One serving of diet drink was regarded as 355ml. That group "had significantly greater likelihood" of strokes and coronary heart disease . The diet-drinkers were also 29% more like to develop heart disease and 16% more likely to die from any cause.

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This year's flu vaccine more effective in keeping people healthy, CDC says

Because viruses mutate, flu vaccines don't perfectly protect against them. In Florida, 27 outbreaks were reported in the last week. People who have gotten a flu shot this season have seen their risk of having to go to a doctor for the flu cut almost in half, according to new interim estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Scott Morrison warns of 'weaker borders' after medivac bill is passed

His coalition has to call an election by May and has been trailing the opposition centre-left Labor Party in opinion polls. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said a security committee of his cabinet agreed to reopen the camp on Wednesday on the advice of senior security officials.

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USA measles cases top 100; big outbreaks reported in Madagascar, Philippines

The CDC attributes measles outbreaks, both recent and the ones in years past, to many people from the USA traveling to countries with more measles cases than usual, as well as small pockets of unvaccinated people in the US itself. "I plan to get Hepatitis A and B, MMR, the flu, HPV, TDaP [tetanus, diptheria and pertussis], and many other immunizations that I was "exempt" from", she wrote in an email, adding that the re-emergence of measles has made her "seriously anxious".


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