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How Global Warming Responsible For Diabetes: Study

How Global Warming Responsible For Diabetes: Study

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Is type 2 diabetes linked to climate change? Can warming Earth may make people sick this way too? If believed to a new research there will be increase in type 2 diabetes cases by 100,000 more people in the United States with every 1 degree Celsius increase in environmental temperature. It is learned in warmer climates brown fat is less activated and this results with less improvement of body's sensitivity to insulin. What is insulin? It is a hormone in our body that helps usher sugar from food into cells for energy. What is brown fat? Brown fat is different from white fat and it helps in burning of body fat to generate heat to prevent body temperature during cold exposure. According to lead researcher Lisanne Blauw, Ph.D. student at Leiden University Medical Cente...
Infectious Disease On Rise Among Children Due To Rise In Antibiotics

Infectious Disease On Rise Among Children Due To Rise In Antibiotics

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In one of the latest studies related to harmful effects of antibiotic it is learned since 2007 the number of hospitalized children infected with bacteria resistant to several types of antibiotic drugs in the United States have surged. The study was conducted by researchers from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. They followed diagnostic and billing claim codes from data of 48 children's hospitals and confirmed for the first time the extent of infections with multidrug-resistant (MDR) bacteria, which are commonly called superbugs. The researchers identified from the data diagnoses of infections with Enterobacteriaceae, which is a bacterial family that includes Shigella, Escherichia coli and salmonella. More than 700 instances of MDR was found by the researchers...
The Unique Story Of Vaccines In Brief

The Unique Story Of Vaccines In Brief

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Thanks to the discovery of vaccines that have reduced drastically the deaths of millions of children each year from infectious diseases like measles, polio, and whooping cough. Even knowing most of the diseases have been eradicated with years of vaccination program across the world, but many in different corners are rejecting it. A debunked theory among many people in the United States says vaccines cause autism and hence it need to be avoided. Health workers in Afghanistan and Pakistan are always attacked by some Islamic groups believing the Western has plotted to make their children infertile with it. There's interesting facts in the development of vaccines and those are jotted in the book The Vaccine Race: Science, Politics and the Human Costs of Defeating Disease by Meredith ...
What IS VX, How It Works, What Are Its Symptoms And Treatment

What IS VX, How It Works, What Are Its Symptoms And Treatment

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It is confirmed North Korean dictator's estranged half-brother Kim Jong Nam was assassinated by world's deadliest chemical weapon VX. In a press statement released by the Royal Malaysia Police it is learned the VX nerve agent was found on the eyes and face of the victim. It is alleged he was attacked by two women at the departure area of Kuala Lumpur airport on February 13. The eldest sibling of Kim Jong Un died while being transported to the hospital. What is VX United Nations has classified the VX as the most deadliest chemical weapon on Earth and just a microscopic amount of it is enough to kill a man. It is similar to pesticides if looked at how it works, but is more potent. It is odorless and tasteless. It has the color of amber and was man-made. How VX Works ...
Which Bathroom Should Transgender Student Use

Which Bathroom Should Transgender Student Use

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Which bathroom should a transgender student use in school seems to be a big question still even after the guidelines of Obama administration was hailed as a civil rights victory. The Trump administration has signaled coming up with a new policy on transgender rights and probably may revoke the signature initiative of predecessor. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said the new president believes the states need to decide on the matter as this is their rights issue and not something the federal government should take care. The Obama government considered it to be a federal issue and the Departments of Education and Justice then said the issue is covered under Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex. He added the Justice and Education departments...
Heat Waves Major Cause Of Death Due To Climate Change: Al Gore

Heat Waves Major Cause Of Death Due To Climate Change: Al Gore

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Former United States Vice President Al Gore said heat stress is responsible for most of the deaths at an event hosted by him and American Public Health Association along with over fifty organizations representing policymakers, activists and scientists on Thursday for the Climate & Health Meeting to replace the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's climate change conference. The meeting at the Carter Center in Atlanta allowed experts to raise alarms about climate change related death risks. Carter Center was founded by former President Jimmy Carter and his wife Rosalynn Carter. It is a non-profit organization to fight poverty, hunger, conflict, oppression as well as disease across the world. World Health Organization (WHO) said climate change could cause more 250,000...