Health Care


Study says flu hits men harder than women Study says flu hits men harder than women
- December 13, 2017

To compare how flu symptoms manifest among both women and men, Sue reviewed a number of studies involving both animals and humans. We can stop accusing men of overreacting when they have the flu. "The point I want to make is that whether males or females suffer more really depends a lot on our age", said Klein, whose own research is referenced by Sue. (more...)
Huntington's disease drug clears initial hurdles - raising hopes Huntington's disease drug clears initial hurdles - raising hopes
- December 12, 2017

Huntington's is a disorder that causes irreversible damage to the brain, affecting patients' movements, behaviour and ability to think clearly. The trial's lead investigators, Dr Sarah Tabrizi , professor of clinical neurology and director of UCL's Huntington Centre, said: "The results of this trial are of ground-breaking importance for Huntington's disease patients and families". (more...)
Tremors felt in Delhi due to quake in Uttarakhand Tremors felt in Delhi due to quake in Uttarakhand
- December 07, 2017

According to the Meteorological Department, quake was recorded at 8.00 pm in the evening. There were no reports of loss of life or property. This is the second natural disaster in Uttarakhand in the past 24 hours. Even on Tuesday, there was a 3.3-magnitude natural disaster. Meanwhile, Uttarakhand also witnessed heavy snowfall in the hilly regions of the state on Wednesday, bringing the mercury down. (more...)
Sex rarely makes heart stop, study shows Sex rarely makes heart stop, study shows
- November 14, 2017

The patients who did were more likely to be male, middle-aged, black and have a history of cardiovascular disease, according to the ACC. "People will ask their doctors if sex increases their risk of sudden death, and we've never had the answer before because there never was a study", said Chugh, the study's senior author and a highly respected expert on sudden cardiac arrest. (more...)
Visitors to Disneyland California hit by Legionnaires disease Visitors to Disneyland California hit by Legionnaires disease
- November 13, 2017

One of the patients is understood to be an employee of the the resort, reported the Los Angeles Times . Disney took the towers out of service again on Tuesday because the health agency required they remain down until test results verify they are free of Legionella contamination. (more...)
In Pursuit of a Universal Flu Vaccine
- November 08, 2017

Other strategies include developing vaccines aimed at the virus's protein coat, other proteins that have been found to be identical in multiple flu strains, or the stalk of the hemagglutinin protein rather than its head. However, Dr. Vooght explains that the Australia flu situation was severe because it had a mismatch between the vaccine and the virus strain. "We can protect ourselves and also our family, friends and the community", said family nurse practitioner Sarah Fincham, assistant ... (more...)
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
- October 29, 2017

The stock increased 1.49% or $0.55 on October 27, reaching $37.36. Following the transaction, the senior vice president now directly owns 46,297 shares of the company's stock, valued at $2,777,820. Therefore 25% are positive. JD.com had 35 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has "Buy" rating by M Partners on Tuesday, December 15. (more...)
London's new £10 T-Charge launches today London's new £10 T-Charge launches today
- October 24, 2017

London's air quality has frequently surpassed European Union limits in recent years, notably because of increased purchase of diesel-powered cars, which offer increased particulate and nitrogen oxide emissions. Green groups today welcomed the introduction of the T-Charge, but some warned more support is needed to encourage drivers to switch to cleaner vehicles. (more...)
Series decider abandoned in Hyderabad Series decider abandoned in Hyderabad
- October 14, 2017

IST: No toss yet, Umpires to inspect pitch at 19.45 IST. The Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, the venue for the deciding T20I between India and Australia , was expecting cracker of a contest on Friday. Having won the first T20 quite comfortably against the Aussies, completing a nine-wicket win, the visitors bounced back in the second match to clinch a convincing ewight-wicket win, thanks to an all-round performance. (more...)
Los Angeles Rams at Dallas Cowboys - 10/1/17 NFL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
- October 02, 2017

To put the scoring outburst in better perspective, two playoff teams from past year - Giants (37) and Bengals (33) have yet to reach 40 points in three combined games, while the Rams have hit that number in one game, twice already. Watkins is looking to be a good fit with 13 receptions for 194 yards and two touchdowns after being acquired from the Buffalo Bills and he and Woods (10 for 169) have combined for nine receptions of 20 or more yards. (more...)
HHS focuses on increased vaccination for new flu season HHS focuses on increased vaccination for new flu season
- September 29, 2017

The number of public health flu clinics has been reduced this season as more people turn to other means of getting the shot, not the flu. Flu vaccine rates were stagnant overall in the United States during the 2016-17 season, prompting health officials to urge people to get vaccinated before the unpredictable virus kicks into gear. (more...)
Women can now drive in Saudi Arabia Women can now drive in Saudi Arabia
- September 29, 2017

Twenty-four hours after King Salman issued a decree end the ban, the government announced that a woman had been appointed as assistant mayor of Al Khubar governorate. It was unclear whether women would require their guardian's permission to apply for a driving licence. In a separate statement, the government said many senior religious leaders found no, quote, "impediment" in letting women drive. (more...)
Crackdown on Catalonia referendum officials Crackdown on Catalonia referendum officials
- September 28, 2017

On Monday - a day before Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy is scheduled to meet with President Trump at the White House - I read Nauert's remarks to Sanders and asked if the USA would endorse an independent Catalonia after the controversial vote Sunday. (more...)
West Ham's Slaven Bilic disappointed with Tottenham defeat but praises fighting spirit
- September 24, 2017

West Ham United hosted Tottenham Hotspur in the lunchtime kickoff to start game week six and it turned out to be a rather frustrating afternoon for the Hammers. "We were fighting for the Premier League ". But West Ham wanted it more on that Friday night. As Bilic acknowledged, West Ham can not rely on Tottenham's problems with playing in wide-open spaces to pull off a third successive home win. (more...)
Vikings' Bradford out against Bucs; Keenum to start again Vikings' Bradford out against Bucs; Keenum to start again
- September 23, 2017

However, a non-contact injury with the history of his knees can't help but flash Vikes fans back to his disastrous 2013 injury that sidelined him for an entire season. Timmons was suspended indefinitely after he went AWOL on Saturday, the day before the Dolphins' season-opening win at the Chargers . Johnson says he will judge the fates of coach Todd Bowles and general manager Mike Maccagnan based on how the team progresses and not wins and losses. (more...)
Rampant Manchester City looking more like a Guardiola team
- September 17, 2017

Pep Guardiola vows Yaya Toure still has a vital role to play for Manchester City this season, after the Ivorian midfielder was left out of his side's Champions League win against Feyenoord on Wednesday. We tried to sign one more during the market because we know some of the players here have had some problems in the past. Watford have played the 4-3-3 formation in three of their games before going to a 4-2-3-1 when visiting the Saints, and picking up their second win. (more...)
Here's What Theresa May Thinks China Should Do Regarding North Korea Crisis Here's What Theresa May Thinks China Should Do Regarding North Korea Crisis
- September 01, 2017

On Tuesday, North Korea test fired an intermediate-range Hwasong-12 ballistic missile. Britain, whose Prime Minister Theresa May is visiting Japan, has called for new United Nations sanctions against North Korea that would target guest workers sent mostly to Russian Federation and China, and whose wages are a source of revenue for Pyongyang. (more...)
Sergio Aguero accused of assaulting a Bournemouth steward Sergio Aguero accused of assaulting a Bournemouth steward
- August 27, 2017

Aguero was left out of the starting XI for the first time this season and was reported to have stayed on the team coach for some time after his teammates had disembarked. " AFC Bournemouth recognises that stewards and police were carrying out their duties in preventing encroachment onto the pitch, with the safety of players and supporters in mind". (more...)
Seoul looks to jumpstart diplomacy in N. Korea standoff Seoul looks to jumpstart diplomacy in N. Korea standoff
- August 19, 2017

A red line usually refers to a threshold that "must not be crossed" or a situation where crossing such a threshold "will not be tolerated". He also declared, amid fears in South Korea that threats from Trump to unleash "fire and fury" on Pyongyang could lead to real fighting, that there would be no second war on the Korean Peninsula . (more...)
Health officials report presence of West Nile virus Health officials report presence of West Nile virus
- August 17, 2017

Of the 22 people who were sickened countywide, 19 were hospitalized, according to a recent advisory from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. "Now is the time to take precautions to prevent mosquito bites". As The Prowers Journal reports, a horse in Larimer County was diagnosed with the virus earlier this month. (more...)
'Sonic attack' leads U.S. to expel two Cuban diplomats 'Sonic attack' leads U.S. to expel two Cuban diplomats
- August 11, 2017

Embassy in Havana. Two Cuban diplomats have since been expelled from the U.S, confirmed State Department officials on Wednesday, although specific details surrounding the incident remain vague. Meanwhile, on Fox News Channel's Special Report , Anchor Bret Baier delivered a news brief on the developing story. The foreign ministry said it had started a "comprehensive, priority and urgent investigation" into the alleged incidents after it had been informed of them by the United States ... (more...)
Solar eclipse eye safety
- August 04, 2017

For anyone planning to view the spectacle directly, NASA recommends using eclipse viewing glasses to limit the damage a solar eclipse can cause to the eyes. Notice in the diagram how the moon's shadow appears to come to a focus right at earth's surface; this is called the umbral shadow. Totality comes to the city at 2:46 p.m., lasting about 1 minutes and 31 seconds. (more...)
Colombian President Rejects 'Spurious' Legislative Vote in Venezuela Colombian President Rejects 'Spurious' Legislative Vote in Venezuela
- July 30, 2017

Maduro's regime has forbidden protests through Tuesday, saying violators will face prison terms of five to 10 years. Critics like Rubio fear, however, that Maduro's true motive is to hold a vote to dissolve Congress, push through a new constitution and keep himself in total power of the already impoverished nation where soaring inflation and high crime run rampant. (more...)
Utah parents give newborn drugs hours after birth Utah parents give newborn drugs hours after birth
- July 26, 2017

He then slammed into the exit doors as they closed, dropping his daughter , who was in a auto seat at the time, police said. Wilde allegedly put items in a shopping cart and took the items to the customer service desk to attempt to get a refund. (more...)
Trump helps commission USS Gerald R. Ford, newest aircraft carrier Trump helps commission USS Gerald R. Ford, newest aircraft carrier
- July 23, 2017

Trump, the commander in chief of the US military, will be on hand at Naval Station Norfolk in Virginia to preside over the commissioning ceremony. 'To every patriot who will serve on this ship, I say this: Keep the watch, protect her and defend her, ' he said. (more...)
McConnell Defers Action On Health Care Vote As McCain Recovers From Surgery McConnell Defers Action On Health Care Vote As McCain Recovers From Surgery
- July 18, 2017

A vote may come as early next week, but McConnell has hinted that if the measure fails Republicans are prepared to work with Democrats in crafting a bipartisan program, which would need 60 votes to advance instead of the 50 the GOP is now seeking using budget reconciliation. (more...)
Trump's approval rating has dipped even lower Trump's approval rating has dipped even lower
- July 17, 2017

US President Donald Trump denounced a new poll Sunday that indicates he has a lower approval rating than any of his predecessors at the six-month mark in 70 years. His disapproval rating has risen five points to 58 per cent. Two-thirds of America to President Trump: Delete your account. Also, 55 percent said that he is not making significant progress toward his goals. (more...)
United Kingdom hospital says to re-examine case of terminally ill baby United Kingdom hospital says to re-examine case of terminally ill baby
- July 13, 2017

President Donald Trump also tweeted his desire to help the child July 3. Charlie's parents are now appealing the decision in the the U.K.'s High Court of Justice. Peter and Emma Smith understand the hardships that infant Charlie Gard and his parents are facing. Arturo Estopiñan, who lives with his parents in Baltimore, Md., was diagnosed at just over a year old and has lived to the age of six, also thanks to the treatment now denied to Gard. (more...)
Ariana Grande concert 'threatened' by man in Costa Rica Ariana Grande concert 'threatened' by man in Costa Rica
- July 12, 2017

She postponed her Dangerous Woman Tour following the suicide bombing, but returned to the city of Manchester on 4 June (17) to stage a star-studded charity concert, raising funds for survivors of the attack and the victims' families. Costa Rican prosecutors said in a statement a suspect was arrested in connection with threats that were made online, the Associated Pressreports. He added that even if the threat was meant as a "joke", it is "our job...to verify whether or not there is a real ... (more...)
Man proposes while being arrested, girlfriend says yes Man proposes while being arrested, girlfriend says yes
- July 11, 2017

The officers couldn't believe what was happening but chose to help Thompson during his big moment. "I asked the officer if I could propose", Thompson later told CNN. His new fiancee pulled together their savings to bail him out of jail. "I guess it's like an unconditional love". He is scheduled to appear in court on July 17. (more...)
Through cutting United Nations funds, Israel has exhausted all excuses Through cutting United Nations funds, Israel has exhausted all excuses
- July 10, 2017

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called the resolution "another delusional decision by UNESCO". The city's old souk has also been closed down with Palestinians being forbidden access to it as Shuhada Street now leads to an illegal Jewish only settlement. (more...)
Charlie Gard's Parents Given 'More Time' With Terminally Ill Baby Charlie Gard's Parents Given 'More Time' With Terminally Ill Baby
- July 01, 2017

He has severe brain damage and progressive muscular weakness, and can not move or breathe unaided. His likelihood of survival is slim. Charlie Gard , the 10-month-old baby in the United Kingdom who is afflicted with a rare mitochondrial disease, will have his life support withdrawn after his parents lost their appeal to transport their son to the United States for an experimental treatment. (more...)
Jude Children's Research Hospital named nation's best for pediatric cancer Jude Children's Research Hospital named nation's best for pediatric cancer
- June 28, 2017

Leslie Walker-Harding, chair of pediatrics at Penn State Children's Hospital . In a news release, Children's Hospital president Christopher Gessner released a statement saying, in part, "It is rewarding for our physicians, nurses and support staff, who every day work together with skill and passion to provide the best care for children and adolescents with the most complex medical conditions". (more...)
Effective Handwashing Does Not Require Hot Water Effective Handwashing Does Not Require Hot Water
- June 03, 2017

MORE: What Is the Right Way to Wash Your Hands? "If you think about how many different things you do with your hands and how many different places they may visit in any given day - even if your hands look clean, they are covered in microorganisms or germs , some of which are harmless while others can carry infection and disease", says Culbert. (more...)
Tubelight: Salman Khan Tubelight: Salman Khan "The Painter" Creates A Masterpiece On The Sets
- May 31, 2017

A still has just hit the web which shows Salman and Sohail rejoicing to glory with much love. Social media has given us the chance to see some of Salman's masterpieces and it can surely be said that his paintings are quite good and that this particular oen is not a one-off. (more...)

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