"When I operated on this lady, a section of her brain about the size of a golf ball was bloody mush", Dr. Charles Cobbs, a neurosurgeon at Swedish Medical Center, where the woman was treated, told the Times. Although this is extremely rare, an elderly person persistently flushing unsterilized water up their nose is a sure fire way to raise those odds. "There were these amoeba all over the place just eating brain cells".
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I need another one of those miracles that I got back in 2013" ― a reference to her overcoming substance abuse that year. Strauss said that treatment of her cancer could prolong her life for a few months. 4 she said, "I don't want to die.
She contracted an amoeba called Balamuthia mandrillaris. It can kill within days, not months, according to the Seattle Times.
If you're using a neti pot to pour water through your nasal passages and clean out your sinus cavities, you should only use sterile or saline water, doctors have warned after a Seattle woman died from a brain infection.
Neti pots are used to pour saline into one nostril and out of the other to irrigate the sinuses, usually to fight allergies or infections. "Often patients will think that using bottled water is fine and assume it is distilled, it that is actually not the case". She used tap water that had been filtered with a Brita Water Purifier.
While this type of brain infection is rare, doctors are urging people to use sterile water any time they use a neti pot.
In the case report, the doctors said there was evidence of amoeba infection from neti pots before, but that they did not test the water their patients had been using, and so they could not be sure.
Another part of the report talked about how the deformation of the footwell showed the limit of the structure's integrity. In fact, the lane-keep assist and emergency braking are not standard on the Euro-spec new Jeep Wrangler.
President Donald Trump is considering William Barr , who served as US Attorney General for former President George H.W. Barr has said political donations show Mueller's team of professional prosecutors tilt uncomfortably to the left.
Instead of escaping the ice sheet, the short-lived meltwater forms icy bands that stack up layers of densely packed ice over time. The study provides new evidence of the impacts of climate change on Arctic melting and global sea level rise .
Arsenal began the season with two defeats but have been in excellent form under new manager Unai Emery since. An Arsenal spokesperson told the BBC players would be " spoken to and reminded of their responsibilities ".
While out she was inspired by all the hardworking patrons at the restaurant who were also unpaid interns in the House and Senate. Most interns go unpaid in the nation's capital; unsurprisingly, more Republicans now offer paid internships than Democrats.
It's a retro-styled beat 'em up you can play in co-op, set after the events of the third season of the award-winning show. The awkwardly-titled Stranger Things 3: The Game is a 16-bit adaption that follows the events of Season 3.
House Republicans are questioning Comey on decisions made by the Justice Department during the 2016 presidential election. He called those reports "Fake News", claiming the counter-report already has 87 pages "done".
Aston Martin DB6 Transformed Into Electric Beauty
Given the success of the proof-of-concept build, the automaker said it should begin offering retrofits for customer cars in 2019. Power management for the entire system is done via a screen that is discreetly fitted to the car's interior.
First Baby Born To Woman With Uterus From Deceased Donor
The surgical team had to connect the donor's uterus with the veins, arteries, ligaments, and vaginal canal of the recipient. And it's possible that patients won't need as many immunosuppressants as they now receive to stave off organ rejection.
CNN offices evacuated after bomb threat
A preliminary search by security found nothing, and the NYPD was conducting a search as a precaution, the police official said. The tweet does not mention CNN by name, but "fake news" is his go-to description of every mainstream outlet, CNN included.