Boris Johnson hospitalized for further exams

Boris Johnson hospitalized for further exams

British Prime Minister continues to show persistent symptoms of covid-19.

English Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who tested positive for the new coronavirus ten days ago, was hospitalized yesterday for further tests.
“On the advice of his doctor, the prime minister was admitted to the hospital for tests”, the Downing Street spokesman said in a statement, adding that it was a “precautionary measure”.
Boris Johnson, 55, said he had tested positive for the new coronavirus on March 27 and has since remained isolated at his official London residence…

Cardiovascular patients do not change behaviors after stroke

Cardiovascular patients do not change behaviors after stroke

Half of the patients do not increase physical activity and continue to smoke.

An European study involving six countries, concluded that a significant percentage of patients do not change their behavior after suffering a myocardial infarction and / or stroke.

The researchers concluded that “many of the patients with cardiovascular problems followed in primary care are failing to make major changes in lifestyles and to control major risk factors”.

More than 2900 killed in China due to coronavirus

More than 2900 killed in China due to coronavirus

Death toll in mainland China rose to 42, bringing the total to 2,912, with the country registering 202 new cases of infection, setting the total at 80,026.

According to data updated by the National Health Commission of China, all 42 deaths were recorded in Hubei province, the epicenter of the epidemic.

Hubei, where several cities have been quarantined, with entrances and exits blocked, to a measure that affects almost 60 million people, has a total of more than 67,100 cases and 2,803 deaths.

Dentist who extracted teeth on hoverboard accused of 46 crimes

Dentist who extracted teeth on hoverboard accused of 46 crimes

Seth Lookhart was charged with 46 crimes of illegal health care and fraud in the state of Alaska, in the United States.

The dentist’s trial lasted five weeks and the Anchorage High Court found the evidence presented to be “overwhelming.” Charged with 46 crimes, in one case the dentist extracted teeth from a patient on a hoverboard.

Coronavirus has killed 80 people in China

Coronavirus has killed 80 people in China

Previous balance pointed to 56 dead.

The death toll from the new coronavirus detected in China has now increased to 80, after 24 new deaths were recorded in Hubei province, the epicenter of the contagion, local authorities announced.

In this region, 371 new patients infected with the coronavirus were detected, bringing the number of confirmed cases to more than 2300 across China, according to data from the central government.

Child receives prosthesis and hugs brother for the first time

Child receives prosthesis and hugs brother for the first time

Jacob is five years old and was born prematurely, missing most of his left arm.

Gemma Turner and Chris Scrimshaw have raised about € 18,000 so that their son could have a personalized prosthetic arm.

The arm was designed by Ben Ryan, a former psychology professor who resigned to start a denture company after his son was amputated 10 days after he was born.

Doctor diagnosed fake cancers to children

Doctor diagnosed fake cancers to children

The goal was to convince parents to pay for treatments.

Mina Chowdhury, 44, worked as a pediatrician at a hospital in Scotland, where she convinced several parents that their children suffered from different types of fake cancers.

The doctor claimed that public facilities would take a long time and this could worsen the health of the minors. Therefore, it would be ideal to perform tests such as echocardiograms and blood tests at a private healthcare clinic, in Glasgow.

More than 300 million people suffer from rare diseases

More than 300 million people suffer from rare diseases

Systemic sclerosis, polycythemia or Marfan syndrome (MFS) are some of the diseases.

More than 300 million people all over the world suffer from diseases that are considered to be rare, according to a study published in the European Journal of Human Genetics.