Medicine

Author: 0 Residents urged to get flu vaccine amid rising number of cases

In December 2016, Schneider's department received about 15 reports of people testing positive for flu; this year, they've had 110 so far. "It seems to be a little bit more than last year and it also seems to be a little bit earlier in the year in comparison to last year", he said.

Medicine Delhi HC orders CBI to probe all branches of Rohini Ashram
Author: 0 Delhi HC orders CBI to probe all branches of Rohini Ashram

On Thursday, raids were conducted at the Adhyatmik Vishwa Vidyalaya at Rohini in the national capital, where women and girls were allegedly kept confined like "animals in a cage" . The team further said that it appeared that psychologically ill girls from Vijay Vihar Ashram were often shifted here. "The officer met their daughter personally", he said.

Author: 0 Prominent stock of Market- Alibaba Group Holding Limited (BABA)

The Private Asset Management Inc holds 9,363 shares with $9.36M value, down from 183,508 last quarter. The company had revenue of $5.61 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $5.26 billion. The average 1-year price target for Facebook, Inc. Alibaba had 156 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Thursday, September 21, the company rating was maintained by Robert W.

Medicine 'Share Mahadayi water with Karnataka
Author: 0 'Share Mahadayi water with Karnataka

He said that there was no issue of sharing water with Karnataka and the dispute was only limited to illegal constructions erected by Karnataka government over the river which is obstructing the natural flow of the river water. Letters were followed up by my Chief Secretary. "If Mr. Siddaramaiah is really keen on resolving the issue, he should ask Mr. Naik to cooperate with Mr.

Medicine SF Symphony cans accused conductor
Author: 0 SF Symphony cans accused conductor

The symphony will announce a new conductor for the April concerts and Dutoit will not be appearing in Davies Symphony Hall for the January concerts. Citing the allegations " extremely troubling", the Boston symphony Orchestra has taken a similar decision. He is the conductor emeritus of Tokyo's NHK Symphony Orchestra and has been music director of orchestras in Montreal , Switzerland, and Paris.

Medicine APC denies rumours of President Buhari's sole candidature
Author: 0 APC denies rumours of President Buhari's sole candidature

He said that the APC-led government had performed beyond expectations, with various development projects executed in different parts of the state. This was stated by the national publicity secretary of the PDP, Mr. "What is more important now is that we are embarking on membership drive to win more members back to the PDP". "We are going to stand as a party and we are going to fiercely contest election in 2019".

Medicine Fish consumption linked to better sleep, higher IQ, says study
Author: 0 Fish consumption linked to better sleep, higher IQ, says study

Children who eat fish at least once a week could benefit from improved sleep and cognition according to new research. Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania discovered that children who ate fish at least once a week slept better and had higher IQs - around four points more on average - compared to kids who ate fish sparingly, Newsweek reports .

Medicine International Olympic Committee bans 11 other Russian athletes for doping
Author: 0 International Olympic Committee bans 11 other Russian athletes for doping

We now know, though, that the competition and casual kit can only use two of the colours on Russia's red, white and blue flag, and the red and blue should be of a darker tone. "This panel will establish clear and detailed criteria and will evaluate every athlete under consideration according to these criteria". The International Olympic Committee made a decision to deprive Russia's lugers Tatyana Ivanova and Albert Demchenko of their silver medals, won at the 2014 Winter Olympics , and to ...

Medicine Doctor from Mount Carmel Arrested
Author: 0 Doctor from Mount Carmel Arrested

U.S. Attorney David Freed said during that time period, Kraynak was the top prescriber of those opioids in the state. Kraynak is accused of running a pill mill from his private practice - Keystone Family Medical Associates in Mount Carmel and Shamokin.

Medicine Scientists say which fruit can help smokers cure their lungs
Author: 0 Scientists say which fruit can help smokers cure their lungs

EATING a diet rich in fresh tomatoes and apples keep lungs young and repairs the damage done by smoking , a study found. The tomato also stood out in another respect: Ex-smokers who ate at least two tomatoes a day had a slower decline in lung function over the 10 years than those who didn't.

Medicine Dennis Bergkamp to Arsenal? Fans should be careful what they wish for
Author: 0 Dennis Bergkamp to Arsenal? Fans should be careful what they wish for

The likes of Robert Pires, Freddie Ljungberg and Thierry Henry have all had coaching roles at Arsenal in recent seasons and supporters are begging for Bergkamp to be the next on this list. Ajax are now second in the Eredivisie table and trail leaders PSV Eindhoven by six points. The 33-time Eredivisie champion Ajax has not won the league title since the 2013/2014 season.

Medicine 'Toxic' tampon model Lauren Wasser says she will inevitably lose other leg
Author: 0 'Toxic' tampon model Lauren Wasser says she will inevitably lose other leg

Part of her right leg and the toes in her left leg were removed to try to save her life. Now, she may lose her entire left leg as well. "Manufacturers are also advised to conduct microbiology testing to demonstrate that the tampon does not enhance the growth of certain bacteria or other organisms, including the bacteria known to cause toxic shock syndrome, and demonstrate that tampons meet their claimed absorbency level".

Medicine Surge in drug overdoses lowers United States life expectancy for second straight year
Author: 0 Surge in drug overdoses lowers United States life expectancy for second straight year

While the change is small - 0.1 year - the overall effect on millions of lives concerns health policymakers. The US last experienced two years' decline in a row in 1963, during the height of the tobacco epidemic and amid a wave of flu. "It's even worse than it looks", said Keith Humphreys, an addiction specialist at Stanford University. "The first wave started with physicians overprescribing ..." Numerous cases have blamed the companies for sparking the opioid crisis by pushing ...

Medicine Eating salads daily may keep your brain 11 years younger
Author: 0 Eating salads daily may keep your brain 11 years younger

Researchers surveyed 960 people with an average age of 81 who had not been diagnosed with any form of dementia . New research suggests that eating one or two servings per day of green, leafy vegetables may slow down the memory and thinking decline associated with ageing .

Author: 0 Penske Media steps in to inject new life into Rolling Stone

The remaining 49% of Wenner Media is owned by startup BandLab Technologies. On Wednesday, Wenner in a prepared statement said that he was proud of the accomplishments the magazine has made the last 50 years. The deal puts Rolling Stone's enterprise value - which includes the cash on Rolling Stone's books - at more than $100 million, according to a person familiar with the transaction - which means that Penske put in something in the $50 million range to buy the magazine.

Medicine Chocolate poisonings in dogs increase over Christmas and Easter
Author: 0 Chocolate poisonings in dogs increase over Christmas and Easter

A vet will ask about how big the dog is, what kind of chocolate they ate, and how much. You can see how this can become a problem around the holiday season when candies abound virtually everywhere around you. Theobromine, which means "food of the gods", is a chemical compound in the cacao plant, and is the specific compound that makes chocolate risky to dogs.

Medicine Flu season likely to peak in the coming weeks
Author: 0 Flu season likely to peak in the coming weeks

In Lewis County, Danette York, director of Public Health and Social Services, said there have been "sporadic reports" of influenza locally, but she said with flu season here, people should stay at home if they are sick, wash their hands frequently and drink plenty of fluids.

Medicine Former TV host Suhaib Ilyasi gets life term for wife's murder
Author: 0 Former TV host Suhaib Ilyasi gets life term for wife's murder

The court ruled out that the case fell in the rarest of the rare category that would warrant the death penalty for the host of the show India's Most Wanted and said the ends of justice would be met if the convict was jailed for life. She succumbed to death owing to the critical condition. Regarding presence of blood in the bathroom and on the bed of their house, Ilyasi had told police that it was Anju's menstrual blood.

Medicine Turtle found entangled in cocaine valued at $53 million
Author: 0 Turtle found entangled in cocaine valued at $53 million

The crew discovered the turtle entangled in multiple bales of drugs, the Coast Guard said Sunday. They cut the lines wrapped around the sea turtle and freed it. The cutter crew was part of Operation Martillo that targeted criminal organizations involving 18 countries. While in the Eastern Pacific, Thetis helped seize 14,892lb (6,755kg) of cocaine and 14lb of marijuana in eight interdictions that led to the arrests of 24 suspected smugglers.

Medicine USA government lifts ban on controversial virus research
Author: 0 USA government lifts ban on controversial virus research

Concerns over GOF studies ramped up after researchers engineered a bird flu virus to spread to ferrets. The 2014 federal ban came as a result of controversy over prominent cases; such as, when lab workers were exposed to anthrax , a facility sent out virulent flu samples by mistake, as well as more widespread laxities in the U.S.

Medicine After 24 Years as a Frozen Embryo, a Baby Is Born
Author: 0 After 24 Years as a Frozen Embryo, a Baby Is Born

Sommerfelt, who transferred the embryos into Gibson's uterus, said she was amazed that embryos of such an old age could result in the successful birth of a baby. Sommerfelt said it was "deeply moving and highly rewarding" to see embryos frozen using early cryopreservation techniques survive. "I think she looks pretty flawless to have been frozen all those years ago".

Medicine The FDA just approved the first gene therapy to treat blindness
Author: 0 The FDA just approved the first gene therapy to treat blindness

The treatment, Luxturna, was approved ahead of schedule, thanks, in part, to work done by researchers at the University of Iowa. The treatment is called Luxturna, a genetically modified virus that ferries a healthy gene into the eyes of patients born with retinal dystrophy , a rare condition that destroys cells in the retina needed for healthy vision .

Medicine Blood donors are needed
Author: 0 Blood donors are needed

The call has gone out across the country, where nationally 35,000 appointments still need to be filled to ensure that Canadian patients continue to have access to the blood and blood products they need over the holidays. Platelets pose a particularly hard challenge. However, with a shelf life of just seven days, the need for platelets is pressing and ongoing. As a thank-you, all those who come to give blood December 21, 2017, through January 7, 2018, will receive a long-sleeved Red Cross ...