Medical


Young girl dies from flu in Melbourne's east Young girl dies from flu in Melbourne's east
- September 21, 2017

The provisional end of season data published by Public Health England (PHE) also shows that the vaccine reduced the risk of flu in adults aged under 65 years with long-term conditions by 40% in 2016/17, which is within the expected range. (more...)
Saudi Arabia offers aid to Rohingya refugees within hours Saudi Arabia offers aid to Rohingya refugees within hours
- September 21, 2017

The latest criss was sparked following an armed attack on police posts that killed 12 people in August by militant group Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army. The Saudi Cabinet renewed the Kingdom's calls on the global community to take urgent action to stop the attacks and to allow the Myanmar Muslim minority their basic human rights. (more...)
This eight-year-old girl from Florida has heart outside her body This eight-year-old girl from Florida has heart outside her body
- September 21, 2017

Her family also struggled to find a hospital in Russian Federation that would perform a risky operation that could help her. Reportedly, she can not be surgically operated due to high blood pressure posing a threat to her life. "When I'm getting dressed, I put soft clothes on to not hurt my heart". Doctors had warned her mother she would not survive but eight years later she is a "cheerful and talented" girl, who according to her Facebook Page enjoys "singing, attending art classes and ... (more...)
Ducks' Penises Grow Longer During Mating Season Ducks' Penises Grow Longer During Mating Season
- September 21, 2017

It wasn't until the end of graduate school that she realized birds could have penises at all. Ducks, which are among them, have earned a reputation for having some of the most weird genitalia of all-corkscrew-shaped penises and complex vaginas with dead ends and false passages. (more...)
Take back Rohingyas, don't call them Bengalis: Hasina to Myanmar Take back Rohingyas, don't call them Bengalis: Hasina to Myanmar
- September 21, 2017

We applaud the Government of Bangladesh's generosity in responding to this severe humanitarian crisis and appreciate their continued efforts to ensure assistance reaches people in need. According to the United Nations, more than 400,000 refugees have arrived in Bangladesh since 25 August, which is more than a third of the total Rohingya population of 1.1 million living in Rakhine. (more...)
New Research Reveals Which US City Exercises The Most New Research Reveals Which US City Exercises The Most
- September 21, 2017

Rates vary by community, however, and the top exercise communities indicate more than 65 % of their population exercises regularly, while the lowest communities have rates of 45% or less. "We have so many places that are filled with nature", Fitzgerald said while walking with her three children at Sugar Hollow Park. Colorado and California swept the results, with five Colorado communities and six California communities appearing in the top 25. (more...)
Tax Raids On Former Karnataka Chief Minister SM Krishna's Son-In-law Tax Raids On Former Karnataka Chief Minister SM Krishna's Son-In-law
- September 21, 2017

The main location of the raids is said to be at the CCD office in Vittal Mallaya Road. The Karnataka businessman is the son-in-law of former Karnataka Chief Minister and SM Krishna who quit Congress and joined the BJP in March this year. SM Krishna was known to be a popular Congress leader in the state, however, he switched to BJP previous year. Two years later he went back to join the family business and opened the first Café Coffee Day outlet in Bangalore on 11 July, 1994. (more...)
Drunk man rams vehicle into bike near AIIMS, 1 killed Drunk man rams vehicle into bike near AIIMS, 1 killed
- September 21, 2017

Gurpreet and Maninder Singh, aged 21 and 22 respectively, had gone near AIIMS for filming a documentary on pavement dwellers in the national capital on Saturday, their families claimed. On Wednesday - after the deceased's family demanded a probe - the police recorded Maninder's statement. When Gurpreet protested, Mahanta allegedly abused them and threatened them with dire consequences. (more...)
Trump slams Sen. Rand Paul over ObamaCare repeal role Trump slams Sen. Rand Paul over ObamaCare repeal role
- September 21, 2017

On Tuesday night, Kimmel roasted Cassidy over his support of the so-called Graham-Cassidy bill, which would repeal the individual and employer mandates from the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) and shift a large portion of responsibility and healthcare decision-making to states. (more...)
Celgene Corporation (CELG) Shares Bought by Bath Savings Trust Co
- September 21, 2017

Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG) stock is pricing at $143.47 after moving 0.38% thus far this session. United Bank VA now owns 3,050 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock valued at $396,000 after acquiring an additional 202 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
Schools announce make-up day
- September 21, 2017

The Pinellas County school district has announced how it will make up one of the seven school days missed by Hurricane Irma. Seminole County students missed a total of six days of school due to the storm. "The relevant state school board rule says Florida K-12 schools need to be in session for no fewer than 180 teaching days or no fewer than 900 instructional hours". (more...)
New food labels could save families £21 billion worldwide New food labels could save families £21 billion worldwide
- September 21, 2017

With companies such as Tesco, Nestle and Unilever sitting on the CGF directors board, they hope that thesimplification of these labels will expand national efforts inthe United States, United Kingdom and the rest of the world. The ordinary United Kingdom household with children spends £700 a year which is disposed. It adds that the standardisation of date labelling is a "simple and effective way" to reduce food waste, saving consumers money and reducing their environmental footprint. (more...)
Republican healthcare plan would make Americans worse off - Obama Republican healthcare plan would make Americans worse off - Obama
- September 21, 2017

Lindsey Graham and Bill Cassidy, is gaining support among Republicans. John McCain (R., Ariz.), Shelley Moore Capito (R., W. Va.) and Lisa Murkowski (R., Alaska) joined all 48 Senate Democrats to vote it down. Obama says the federal government wasn't as engaged in environmental efforts as he'd like. Obama - appearing at an event with Bill and Melinda Gates in NY - said it was "aggravating" to see Republicans move forward with a plan that he said would make Americans worse off. (more...)
California Attorney General Announces Lawsuit to Stop Trump's Border Wall With Mexico California Attorney General Announces Lawsuit to Stop Trump's Border Wall With Mexico
- September 21, 2017

Gen. Xavier Becerra filed a lawsuit Wednesday alleging that President Trump's proposal to expedite construction of a wall at the U.S. -Mexico border violates laws aimed at protecting the environment. Becerra's remarks came shortly after U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions appeared near the border to discuss drug seizures. The administration last month announced four vendors tasked with creating prototypes of the wall. (more...)
Sam Bradford's return remains a mystery for Vikings Sam Bradford's return remains a mystery for Vikings
- September 21, 2017

The Vikings have done a good job getting off the field on defense. Roethlisberger has two or more touchdown passes in five of his last seven games. In only his third season, Winston set team records in 2016 for passing touchdowns (28) and yards (4,090) to help lift Tampa Bay to a 9-7 finish two years after the Bucs had bottomed out at 2-14 and drafted him first overall. (more...)
Traders Buy Shares of Advance Auto Parts Inc (AAP) on Weakness
- September 21, 2017

MRC Global Inc (NYSE:MRC) has risen 52.93% since September 17, 2016 and is uptrending. Nokota Management Lp decreased Advance Auto Parts Inc ( AAP ) stake by 47.08% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Investors sentiment increased to 2.12 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.18, from 0.97 in 2016Q3. It turned negative, as 84 investors sold LLY shares while 380 reduced holdings. (more...)
School Resuming in Burlington, Vermont After 4-Day Teachers' Strike School Resuming in Burlington, Vermont After 4-Day Teachers' Strike
- September 21, 2017

Schools were closed during the strike, a first for South Burlington. "I think we're all looking at Burlington and hoping that we - and I hope our school board is, too - hoping that we can avoid going down that road", Wise said. Technical school teacher Bob Church tells the Burlington Free Press there's a shared commitment to serve the children. Perhaps a more moderate approach is to legislatively restrict the teacher's to strike only during established long school break periods, like ... (more...)
A last, last chance: GOP strains for Obamacare repeal votes A last, last chance: GOP strains for Obamacare repeal votes
- September 20, 2017

Collins said she preferred a push by the top Republican and top Democrat on the health committee - Sen. "I like the approach of Graham-Cassidy in the sense that it's a theory I've always supported, which is we're giving states more flexibility to design programs that actually meet our needs", Portman said. (more...)
Donald Trump vows to 'totally destroy' North Korea if provoked Donald Trump vows to 'totally destroy' North Korea if provoked
- September 20, 2017

In the event of war, it is unlikely Chinese troops would fight alongside or on behalf of North Korea soldiers to defend the regime, as they did in the 1950-53 Korean War, but they could enter the country to secure nuclear weapons sites, and prevent U.S. (more...)
Opioid overdose deaths chip away at United States life expectancy Opioid overdose deaths chip away at United States life expectancy
- September 20, 2017

However, deaths from drug overdoses more than doubled from 2000 to 2015. In fact, opioids are taking, an estimated, two and a half months off of our lives. American life expectancy dropped for the first time since 1993 in 2015, and public health officials believe opioids played a part in reducing life expectancy for non-Hispanic white people in the USA from 2000 to 2014. (more...)
Today's teens postpone dating, drinking, sex, and working Today's teens postpone dating, drinking, sex, and working
- September 20, 2017

The bottom line, the researchers concluded: Today's teens are growing up more slowly than their counterparts from previous decades. It found that today's adolescents are less likely than their predecessors to take part in activities typically undertaken by adults. (more...)
Ryan school trustees denied anticipatory bail by Punjab and Haryana HC Ryan school trustees denied anticipatory bail by Punjab and Haryana HC
- September 20, 2017

He added, "the High Court said it's a serious issue and it can't take a decision without hearing all the sides". Summary: "The matter will now be listed before some other bench", said Ryan trustees' counsel Arshdeep Singh Cheema.The anticipatory bail plea was filed in the High Court Registry on September 16. (more...)
Sinkhole gobbles part of Florida home Sinkhole gobbles part of Florida home
- September 20, 2017

The Millers will stay with their daughter next door while they figure out their next step. It's unclear what caused the sinkhole, but the damage is obvious. Florida continues its recovery following the devastating effects of Hurricane Irma which swept through the region last week. Miller says he stayed up all night watching it. (more...)
How many Kiwis are dying of flu and pneumonia? How many Kiwis are dying of flu and pneumonia?
- September 20, 2017

Immunisation expert Professor Paul Van Buynder recommended that pregnant women be vaccinated in order to protect them as well as their babies from the deadly flu. Health Minister Jill Hennessy said Victoria had endured a "horror" flu season, with more than 13,000 cases recorded in the state over the past few months. (more...)
SBI Life Insurance IPO to hit market today SBI Life Insurance IPO to hit market today
- September 20, 2017

Just ahead of the IPO subscription, the team at The Indian Wire spoke to a number of experts to know their views on the listing of SBI Life Insurance Company Limited. SBI's strong branch network has also been instrumental in the strong asset under management (AUM) growth of 17.1 per cent over FY2015-17 compared to ICICI Pru's 10.7 per cent and HDFC Life's 16.9 per cent, says Angel Broking. (more...)
Antibiotic-Resistant Infections Are A Antibiotic-Resistant Infections Are A "Global Health Emergency"
- September 20, 2017

The remarks come after a new World Health Organization report found a serious lack of new drugs in development to combat the growing threat of antibiotic resistance. According to World Health Organization, based on the average 7-year development time from phase 1 to approval, the current pipeline could lead to the approval of 10 antibiotics or biologicals over the next 5 years, which the agency said is insufficient to tackle the impending threat of antimicrobial resistance. (more...)
County health department to offer flu shots October 2 County health department to offer flu shots October 2
- September 20, 2017

We've had it start in mid September, we've had it start not really until late November early December. Receiving a flu shot is one of the best ways to help protect you and your family from getting sick. "You can not get the flu from the flu vaccine", she said. "Talk to your health care professional if you have questions about the flu vaccine and if there are other vaccines that are recommended for you", Hogan said. (more...)
Nigeria Vs Ghana: Super Eagles set for crucial clash Nigeria Vs Ghana: Super Eagles set for crucial clash
- September 20, 2017

Anthony Okpotu scrambled in the first goal of the match in the 53rd minute, while Peter Eneji Moses scored the second goal three minutes later to seal the game for the Super Eagles even as Ghana fought back. The other semi-final will be between hosts Ghana and Niger, who still finished ahead of Senegal, who were held to a 0-0 draw by Cote d'Ivoire tonight to place third. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Review: A More Powerful, Premium And Refined Flagship Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Review: A More Powerful, Premium And Refined Flagship
- September 20, 2017

Sprint had previously said last Wednesday that customers who trade in an iPhone 6 or select Android devices can save 50 percent off the monthly lease payment of the iPhone 8 or 8 Plus. T-Mobile US Inc did not respond to requests for comment. The looming question, of course, is whether Sprint's rivals will return fire by stepping up their own iPhone promotions. (more...)
ICICI Lombard IPO oversubscribed 3 times on last day of bidding ICICI Lombard IPO oversubscribed 3 times on last day of bidding
- September 20, 2017

ICICI Lombard General Insurance is a joint venture between ICICI Bank and Canadian NRI Prem Watsa-promoted Fairfax Financial Holdings. ICICI Lombard General Insurance on Thursday had raised Rs 1,625 crore from anchor investors. "While on the reported numbers it might appear to be fairly valued, we believe with strong potential to deliver high double-digit growth for next multiple years, the issue looks decently priced, and hence we have a subscribe rating on the issue", said Angel Broking ... (more...)