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Health: 18 women die this month in Mexico due to meningitis outbreak

What's the deal with ovarian cysts? Breaking down the good, the bad and the ugly

  What's the deal with ovarian cysts? Breaking down the good, the bad and the ugly Ovarian cysts are typically harmless but for some women they can cause painful symptoms, threaten fertility and in rare cases become cancerous. Reporter Rebecca Opie speaks with gynaecologist Sally Reid to break down the different types of cysts, the symptoms to look out for, and when to seek medical attention.According to the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, up to 10 per cent of women will have surgery during their lifetime due to an ovarian mass.

Mexican authorities have updated the death toll from the meningitis outbreak reported in the province of Durango, which has risen to 18 dead women.

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On Wednesday, a 19-year-old woman who was in intensive care for meningitis caused by a fungus died.

The Secretary of Health, Irasema Kondo, has indicated that the current cases are 68, while she has pointed out that the people who may be at risk are 1,400.

Kondo has detailed that there are patients who continue with the treatment in spite of not having symptoms, thanks to the fact that the evolution has been favorable. Meanwhile, he acknowledged that mortality is high despite the treatments.

Rating the World Cup 2022 kits: Which team’s jersey is a winner and who's scored an own goal?

  Rating the World Cup 2022 kits: Which team’s jersey is a winner and who's scored an own goal? Every World Cup debate rages about which team’s kit is fit for sartorial champions, and this one is no different. To be fair, most of the uniforms on display in Qatar are of a pretty high standard with global brands Nike, Puma, adidas, hummel, Kappa and New Balance producing some eye-catching outfits. But there are a few which have fallen short of the mark. The Socceroos have stuck with tradition for their fifth World Cup appearance with the golden wattle main jersey, green shorts and white socks from the early years of the national team a century ago while their alternative kit is dark blue.

"The evidence is that they are stable, that there is improvement. However, we know that the evolution of the disease is uncertain. The patients who have become complicated, there is no medical criterion that predicts that they will present complications", explained the Ministry of Health, as reported by 'Milenio'.

The Undersecretary of Prevention and Health Promotion, Hugo Lopez Gatell, has declared that this disease is not transmitted from one person to another, but that the presumed cause of the infection of the patients was through an anesthesia procedure.

Demonstrators -family and friends of the victims, as well as other citizens-- have marched in the streets of Durango to demand justice from the authorities, reports the Reforma news agency.

"I march for the children who are left without a mother due to medical negligence," the people attending the demonstration cried out, according to the newspaper 'El Sol de Puebla'.

Pair of 165-year-old Levi jeans sold for $114,000 at auction .
The jeans are the oldest known miner's pants made by Levi Strauss. These were the highlight of items pulled from a California Gold Rush era ship that fetched nearly $1 million at auction.The miner's work pants feature a five-button fly and are covered in black and brown stains from the trunk it was found in when a rouge captain discovered the S.S. Central America, known as the Ship of Gold, wreck at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean.

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