Health Care


Plastic-munching caterpillar could help the environment Plastic-munching caterpillar could help the environment
- Апреля 26, 2017

The non-biodegradable material that it is, plastic adversely impacts the environment and different life forms on earth. A caterpillar commonly used as fishing bait has been shown to have an extraordinary appetite for plastic, which scientists say could help tackle pollution. (more...)
Organ donation: The gift of life Organ donation: The gift of life
- Апреля 24, 2017

Middleton says she became inspired to donate when she learned of two adopted Vietnamese twins in Kingston requiring liver transplants. The one stem symbolizes the power of one person to save and heal lives through donation. Sadly, 8 people died without receiving desperately needed transplant. Second chances often create entirely new meanings. Organ Donor Recipient and Organ Donation Advocate Lauren Shields said, "Without organ donation I would not be here today". (more...)
Kevin Durant still questionable for playoff Game 3 Saturday
- Апреля 23, 2017

FanRag Sports suggested that the Warriors must rest Durant for the remaining games of the first round since it appears that they do not need him to eliminate the Blazers . "We didn't do much at practice", Warriors coach Steve Kerr said, "but he went through all the stuff we did". "I'm not ready to say he's 100 percent, so as long he's not 100 percent, we've got to be cautious and make the right decision". (more...)
Consuming diet drink everyday 'increases stroke risk'
- Апреля 22, 2017

A new study finds it may risk you to stroke and dementia even though many believe the can is healthier compared to sweetened drinks. Diet soda has always been touted as a healthier alternative to sugary soft drinks, but a new study raises some concerning questions. (more...)
Sales beat boosts Unilever's argument to go it alone Sales beat boosts Unilever's argument to go it alone
- Апреля 22, 2017

Refocusing consumer goods giant Unilever PLC (LON:ULVR), as promised, raised its quarterly dividend by 12% although its first-quarter underlying sales growth was a touch below the bottom of its 2017 guidance range of 3%-5% growth. Leading the sales growth were emerging markets, which showed a 6.1% sales growth, a 5.8% price rise and 0.8% increase in volume. Unilever said its first quarter turnover increased by 6.1% year-on-year to EUR13.30 billion, including a positive currency gain of 2.4%. (more...)
Driver gets dragged by truck for 6km along Californian freeway Driver gets dragged by truck for 6km along Californian freeway
- Апреля 22, 2017

What a drag: This was a hitch an American driver clearly didn't want. Other drivers honked to try and get the big rig driver's attention. Not long after Steimke starts recording, however, the truck driver finally pulls over.only to claim he didn't know the auto was there. (more...)
Event Offers Safe Way to Dispose of Prescription Drugs
- Апреля 18, 2017

The Twin Peaks station has a disposal box in the lobby for discarding prescription drugs that are expired, unused or unwanted. - Photo courtesy city of Newport Beach Police Department ©. But there are permanent drug take back sites in our region. The service is free and anonymous. In addition, many Americans do not know how to properly dispose of their unused medicine, often flushing them down the toilet or tossing them in the trash can - both potential safety and health hazards. (more...)
Sebastian Vettel claims second win of the season in Bahrain
- Апреля 17, 2017

But Stroll wasn't to blame for his latest exit from a grand prix, as he was carelessly punted into retirement by an over eager Carlos Sainz trying to pass on the inside of turn one. With Hamilton's lead shrinking by the lap, Mercedes opted to bite the bullet and pit the Briton at the end of Lap 41, allowing him to serve his five-second time penalty before the vehicle was serviced. (more...)
Paul Clement: Manager quells Swansea City 'anxiety' fears Paul Clement: Manager quells Swansea City 'anxiety' fears
- Апреля 16, 2017

Swansea boss Paul Clement says his players continue to believe in their Premier League survival mission despite being stuck in the bottom three after their dismal defeat at West Ham last week. Last weekend's 1-0 defeat at West Ham felt like a six-pointer and now Clement must rally his troops to face unpredictable mid-table outfit Watford. (more...)
Americans are taking Easter straight to the bank Americans are taking Easter straight to the bank
- Апреля 16, 2017

Hershey's, M&M's, Lindor, Russell Stover, Dove, Rolo, and Twix have all produced Easter themed candy without mentioning the word on the front of their candy. Americans also will spend $2.6 billion on gifts, $1.2 billion on flowers, $1.1 billion on decorations and $788 million on greeting cards. You don't have to be a Christian to enjoy Easter candy and participate in Easter egg hunts. (more...)
GST to bring more people, business units under tax net: Adhia GST to bring more people, business units under tax net: Adhia
- Апреля 15, 2017

Currently, there are about 60 services which are exempt from service tax, including education, healthcare and religious pilgrimage. And if the tax slab is increased to a rate of 12 percent, then the cost of each unit will surge by 25 paise. (more...)
PM Narendra Modi to launch BHIM-Aadhaar digital payment platform today PM Narendra Modi to launch BHIM-Aadhaar digital payment platform today
- Апреля 15, 2017

Apart from BHIM-Aadhaar App, Modi introduced several initiatives to further the digital payments revolution. On Thursday government has announced that from now onwards married women can use their maiden names for applying the passport. The merchants would also be required to connect their bank accounts and register themselves on the app. The biometric reader is now available for just Rs 2000. (more...)
Syrian town hit by chemical attack targeted in airstrikes Syrian town hit by chemical attack targeted in airstrikes
- Апреля 14, 2017

Views on Syria action today are heavily tied to partisan loyalties, though more than one-third of Democrats support Trump's order, (37 percent support, while 59 percent are opposed). As Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was making the Trump administration's first official trip this week to Russia, McMaster said Russia will have to decide whether it wanted to continue backing a "murderous regime". (more...)
Consumers claim dead bat found in recalled Fresh Express salad mix Consumers claim dead bat found in recalled Fresh Express salad mix
- Апреля 10, 2017

Two people who ate some of the salad before the bat was discovered were being monitored, but were reportedly in good health. "The deteriorated condition of the bat did not allow for CDC to definitively rule out whether this bat had rabies", the CDC said in a statement . (more...)
Rodgers signs for 4 more years Scottish giant Celtic Rodgers signs for 4 more years Scottish giant Celtic
- Апреля 09, 2017

Celtic Football Club seem to have it all right now and with Brendan signing a contract for the next few years fans must now be wondering just how far this squad can go. I thought, collectively, they were outstanding and played the shape really well. "They were Liverpool boys, they loved the club and the loved the city and they were 150 per cent into the football club". (more...)
Cancer-Causing HPV Virus Affects 25 Percent of US Men Cancer-Causing HPV Virus Affects 25 Percent of US Men
- Апреля 07, 2017

Geraldine McQuillan, the lead author of the report , said that this problem is often left behind as people do not give the attention it deserves. In the latest data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 43 percent of the total population had HPV between 2013 and 2014. (more...)
State agencies kick off campaign discouraging distracted driving State agencies kick off campaign discouraging distracted driving
- Апреля 04, 2017

It's why the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and Colorado State Patrol are joining in a national effort to recognize April as National Distracted Driving Awareness Month . Washington law enforcement has been observing Distracted Driving Awareness Month with High Visibility Enforcement since 2014. Drivers can also learn more about distracted driving at http://wadrivetozero.com/. (more...)
Swansea frustrated by Middlesbrough in goalless encounter
- Апреля 03, 2017

Llorente has shown himself to be one of the best headers of a ball in the Premier League since he left Sevilla last summer and his absence hurt Swansea and boosted Boro in equal measure. The draw maintains the Swans five point advantage above Boro , but Hull City's victory on Saturday has them now only one point above the relegation zone. (more...)
Ford hires 300 for Canadian connected car research Ford hires 300 for Canadian connected car research
- Марта 31, 2017

For Trudeau, it was somewhat of an emotional return to the plant his father helped break ground on while he was Canada's Prime Minister back in 1978. About $337.9-million will also be used to set up a research and engineering centre in Ottawa that will create 295 jobs and will focus on infotainment, driver-assist features and autonomous vehicles. (more...)
Trump Will Sign Executive Order To Undo Obama Power Plant Regulations
- Марта 28, 2017

Speaking on ABC's "This Week," Pruitt said President Trump's intention is to bring back coal-mining jobs and reduce the cost of electricity. "Horizontal drilling has allowed there to be much more conversion to natural gas in the generation of electricity", Pruitt said. (more...)
Striking doctors should face action now: HC Striking doctors should face action now: HC
- Марта 25, 2017

The two resident doctors are the general secretary and president respectively of the Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD), that was until now at the fore-front of the unofficial strike. FORDA president Pankaj Solanki wrote in his letter, "Doctors in the country have been working under constant fear and in a terrorising atmosphere". (more...)
Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad Barred From Flying In Airline
- Марта 25, 2017

State-run Air India and members of the Federation of Indian Airlines have chose to ban the MP from all their flights with immediate effect, and sought the government's support to enforce a "no-fly" list, they said in a statement Friday. As per Air India , Gaikwad was booked on an open ticket in business class which allows a passenger to take a flight on any date. He said he would file a defamation case against the Air India CMD and its staffer if they "did not apologise". (more...)
Trump administration to approve Keystone XL pipeline project Monday Trump administration to approve Keystone XL pipeline project Monday
- Марта 24, 2017

The White House says Trump's plan to slash environmental regulations will trigger a new energy boom, but top USA oil and gas companies are telling shareholders that regulations have little impact on their business. In one of his first acts as president, Trump invited pipeline company TransCanada to resubmit the application to construct and operate the pipeline. (more...)
Rate rise dicey for investors in bonds Rate rise dicey for investors in bonds
- Марта 24, 2017

Kristian Rouz - Despite the recent interest rate hikes undertaken by the Federal Reserve, gains in USA inflation have been the quickest since 2012, whilst retail sales have slowed, putting consumer confidence into question. Interest rates have been on the rise since the presidential election in November, and last week the Federal Reserve announced another small increase to its key interest rate. (more...)
Woman dies after drinking toxic tea from herbal remedy shop Woman dies after drinking toxic tea from herbal remedy shop
- Марта 24, 2017

She grew weak, then had life-threatening abnormal heart rhythms that required resuscitation and intensive care. The woman remained critically ill and died in the hospital on March 18. Aconite is a wild plant and extremely toxic, according to the Journal of Clinical Toxicology. Aconite - also known as wolf's bane, monkshood and helmet flower - is a flowering plant that has been used in Asian medicine for thousands of years to treat pains, bruises and other conditions. (more...)
Maha doctors strike: Medical teachers body threatens mass resignation Maha doctors strike: Medical teachers body threatens mass resignation
- Марта 24, 2017

This evening, medical education minister Girish Mahajan claimed that following successful talks, the resident doctors would resume their duties from tonight. Medical services in 17 government hospitals in Maharashtra, including four in Mumbai , were severely affected because of the strike. The situation is going out of control as over 40,000 junior doctors joined 4,000 colleagues who are already on strike in the state on Wednesday. (more...)
Pickens County flock tests positive for bird flu Pickens County flock tests positive for bird flu
- Марта 24, 2017

These samples, suspected positive for avian influenza, were forwarded to the USDA National Veterinary Services Laboratory (NVSL) in Ames, Iowa. Poultry operators throughout Pennsylvania are being urged to ramp up vigilance after the dreaded avian influenza has been found in Tennessee, Alabama, Tennessee and Kentucky. (more...)
Breast Implants Are Being Blamed for 9 Cancer Deaths Breast Implants Are Being Blamed for 9 Cancer Deaths
- Марта 23, 2017

Nine deaths have been reported to the US Food and Drug Administration, stemming from a rare cancer that is associated with breast implants. Since then, information and understanding about the association increased substantially, including evidence that BIA-ALCL occurs more often in women who have implants with textured, rather than smooth, surfaces. (more...)
Valley AT&T workers join 17000 colleagues on strike in California, Nevada Valley AT&T workers join 17000 colleagues on strike in California, Nevada
- Марта 23, 2017

The workers install cable and phone service and work in call centers where customers can phone in with questions and problems. The strike comes as the workers bargain with the company for a new contract and have been working without a contract for almost a year. (more...)
Kim DePaola's Car The Scene Of A Bizarre Double Homicide! Kim DePaola's Car The Scene Of A Bizarre Double Homicide!
- Марта 22, 2017

Investigators do not have a motive in the deaths, but are investigating it as a homicide . The Passaic County Prosecutor's Office has confirmed the names of two men found shot and killed inside a burning vehicle belonging to " Real Housewives of New Jersey" cast member Kim DePaola . (more...)
Tom Brady's missing Super Bowl jersey found Tom Brady's missing Super Bowl jersey found
- Марта 22, 2017

The jersey was found on "foreign soil", according to Fox Sports' Jay Glazer, who said the "NFL believes the jersey was stolen by someone posing as an worldwide media member". The FBI and NFL's security team have reportedly identified the culprit who stole Brady's jersey last month. La Prensa officials said they accepted the resignation of the newspaper's director, Martín Mauricio Ortega Camberos, a week ago, but only just connected his resignation to the investigation after ... (more...)
CBS getting more 'big bang' for its buck CBS getting more 'big bang' for its buck
- Марта 22, 2017

A deal reached between CBS Entertainment and Warner Bros. Deadline reported that the five main stars are earning just under $1 million per episode. With the news that The Big Bang Theory has been renewed for another two years , fans and others have quickly offered their opinions. The half-hour sitcom will star Iain Armitage, who now plays Ziggy Chapman in HBO's Big Little Lies , as nine-year-old Sheldon, while Parsons will narrate the comedy as Adult Sheldon. (more...)
Amgen's cholesterol drug shows positive effect in cardiovascular outcomes study
- Марта 21, 2017

The results suggest the "extremely potent" drug, which has been available on the NHS for 10 months, could save thousands of British lives. Although about 5% of patients in the clinical trial had a heart attack or stroke, rates of those problems could be two to three times higher in the real world, where patients are often older and sicker than those in clinical trials, Ofman said. (more...)
Michigan's magical run is in jeopardy at the half against Louisville
- Марта 20, 2017

On the next possession, Walton buried a step-back three and suddenly UM was up 61-57. Louisville, on the other hand, is averaging 11 turnovers per game this year and coughed up six in the first half. It took only 70 seconds for Louisville to turn a tie game into an eight-point lead. DJ Wilson contributed 19 points, while Zak Irvin and Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman each scored 16. (more...)
'Family Link' Is Google's Twist on Parental Controls 'Family Link' Is Google's Twist on Parental Controls
- Марта 16, 2017

Each time he or she wants to download an app from the Google Play store, you'll get a notification to approve or deny it in your Family Link app . What Family Link doesn't do, at this point, is provide kid-friendly versions of Google apps, or the ability to lock specific apps (like Hangouts or Chrome). (more...)

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