Polio, Congo, CBS discussed on Dr. Daliah
C D A L is so CBS did a report on the top health stories to watch for in two thousand nineteen. And we had some doozy's, you know, in two thousand eighteen we have one of the worst flu seasons in a while. We have this acute flaccid my lightest. We had measles making a comeback. Hepatitis A? Outbreaks we go in on a evola from what I understand. They're still monitoring the American doctor in Nebraska who was exposed to evolve when he was working in the Congo. And I think the Congo now has Timor Democratic Republic Congo snapped a six hundred cases of Ebola. So obviously, that's something. We're to want to watch out for the going back to the CBS article. These are the top health stories that could continue on into two thousand nine hundred and we're kind of watching. All right one is this acute flaccid my lettuce. The CDC has been tracking these cases since two thousand fourteen and they did assemble a task force in November because it is scaring the hell out appearance because it's acting like polio. Even though it's not polio. Now, we're talking about wants to children per million. But since two thousand fourteen we've had four hundred ninety one cases about one hundred plus of which happened this year this last year. And it's a virus that we we believe it's caused by virus? We don't know one hundred percent. But we think it's caused by a virus virus, very similar to polio. But we don't think the polio vaccine is helping at all with this one. Which is why we think it's a different agent and people who are susceptible they start out with a cold. And then all of a sudden they become paralyzed. Just like polio will do. But it's not everybody. Don't see brothers and sisters come down with it. You don't see schoolmates come down within its select kids. Freakiness parents out. So. Most children recover, but some advice for life a couple of already guide. So we're gonna be watching this acute flaccid in my lettuce. The other thing wanted to be watching out for is three D printing of human organs, three D printing started becoming a big thing years back, and we don't have enough organs out there. Or donors? So why don't we make our own? According to Dr Rula, she is. I believe Dr Tarun villa? I'm not sure exactly where she comes from Dr. I don't know. She doesn't have a radio show. I do. She says it's really going to help with our organ donor tissue. We know that one hundred thousand people are waiting for organs every year, but there's only sixteen thousand donors. So the idea is that this could be a wonderful thing for that. She said we can take an MRI of your heart create a scaffold structure of exactly what your heart looks like. And then the Inc would be a mixture of cells and biodegradable materials, essentially printed without scaffolding scaffolding degrades over time, and you're left with a three D heart. And so the idea is that this is really perfectly suited for your body because it came from an image of you. And it's it's materials that hopefully, you won't reject because it's made from your own cells. They think they're five to ten years away from plenty of people. We're already using three D printing for hip replacements. Artificial stands, I think we did it with trachea ears and things like that. So we're already using it. Now of ethical concern is this crisper, gene, editing technology. Remember Chinese scientists last month Hejin Q claim to have created the world's first genetically edited baby in November. A lot of people. The science committee community were outraged. They said right now, we're using it mostly in cells in animal models to export treating diseases that could be devastating. So let's say somebody has tastes acts or cystic fibrosis or Huntington's or sickle cell disease. These are things that could cause childhood death. If we could gene edit. We could maybe save that job or adult. So there's a lot of promise with that. And the weird thing is is you, and I may be like, okay. You know, we're messing with nature. Don't do it. You know, let Darwin survival of the fittest happen Nana now when you have bad genes, and you know, what we all have gene issues in our family in my family. We all get diabetes, heart disease cancer. If somebody told me that they could slice out that, gene. So I won't get cancer later. Change, my views on gene editing. Let's be honest here people. If you have a baby. Baby or grandbaby? Could possibly have issues that won't let it live to a. You're you might want to change your view to. And that's that's the problem. We have we get very very selfish. We are really looking at the animal kingdom as a whole, and you know, messing with nature. We look at it, as, you know, look, I'm on this earth right now, I want my life on earth happy, and I want my baby with me. So this crisper, gene, editing technology. There's gonna be a demand for it. So it's going to be a very interesting to see what what comes up. We do have a lot of weird things happening. Like, for example. There's an eleven year old boy in Brooklyn, New York who has died. Because he smelled cooked fish and put him into a fatal allergic reaction Cameron. John Paul reportedly suffered an allergic reaction Tuesday night. What does family was cooking fish? He lost consciousness was taken to brookdale university hospital shortly after. They are still going to figure out what it was. But it was probably an allergy. I'm going to recommend everybody get epipens there. So gosh darn expensive though, these epi pens are so gosh darn expensive. But I think every household better have one looks at you'd never know if your kids allergic to peanuts or fish, and by the way. It's not the first time the first time, they they get exposed you develop these allergies. The second third fourth time I've been stung by a bee once. I have no idea if the second time, we'll be in Affleck's or not if you've never been stung by a bee, you're probably fine. I I'm around. But I can't tell you your second thirteenth or three thousand time. You're going to be okay. So according to the American college of asthma allergy has maybe -nology warns those fish should stay out of areas where fish is being cooked because the proteins may be released into the air during cooking. And people with food allergies like shrimp, shellfish things. Like that they can react my thing with this is is the family would not have been cooking something the kid was allergic to an eating it. My guess is they they didn't know this kid had an allergy to it. And the kid didn't know why they're the kid finally had a first time allergy. That's pretty frightening stuff. So I'm hoping in two thousand nineteen you could figure that out. All right. Paralegal any else have certain choices of where they wanna live. We have the top US cities for millennials. This is interesting. Of course, my computer is not letting me pull it up. But where did it go? Now, come on. Sorry, guys. My computer. Well, I is there a millennial in the house because they're really good computers. Well, I heard that Utah. Lot of them like come to Utah. All right. So I got that one. I remember looking at that Seattle Washington. One millennials are moving to Seattle Washington. They say Salt Lake City is the hottest housing market from belittles people under the age of thirty five Minneapolis and Pittsburgh tied for second place. They see forty percent of home purchase request came from leading tree millennials are increasingly entering the housing market. Hallelujah as they get older. So these are the older millennials and they're looking to buy in smaller markets away from the more expensive, major cities like LA and New York. Why affordability millennials are smart do not underestimate the millennials these guys had it a lot harder than we did. I know it doesn't seem like it because they didn't have to walk in the snow up hill both ways. But neither did we. We just won't tell them that. But I mean, the millennials had to live in an environment with computers and smartphones and their competition is fierce, and so they don't need much. In terms of big huge houses and big fancy cars as long as they have their tech. They're happy. So they could do better in smaller areas. Smaller houses, they don't need to be in the big fancy cities. See me, it was a dream of mine to live in L A,.