Medicine


Victim's Remains Identified Some 16 Years Later Victim's Remains Identified Some 16 Years Later
- August 09, 2017

The Medical Examiner's office used DNA testing on remains found in the devastation to identify the man. The office was able to do the retesting with DNA technology acquired earlier this year, spokeswoman Julie Bolcer said. Few full bodies were found in the aftermath of the attack, making it hard for authorities to identify victims. Possible remains of more than 20 victims were recovered. (more...)
Wikileaks' Julian Assange Offers Job to Fired Google Employee Wikileaks' Julian Assange Offers Job to Fired Google Employee
- August 09, 2017

James Damore fired off a ten page manifesto of sorts, titled "Google's Ideological Echo Chamber ". Now to that memo rocking the tech world. And let's talk more about this with NPR's Laura Sydell. The US Labor Department is investigating Google to see whether the firm has unlawfully paid women less than men. And the US labor department is looking into salaries and saying that Google is paying women less than men. (more...)
Amazon's New Lucille Ball Biopic to Star Cate Blanchett Amazon's New Lucille Ball Biopic to Star Cate Blanchett
- August 09, 2017

Ball herself is nothing short of an icon, being Hollywood's most prominent comedic actress of the time, as well as becoming the first woman to run a major television studio. are involved in the series as well, providing their authorization to depict the tumultuous love/business relationship between their famous parents. The pair married in 1940, eventually creating the iconic sitcom I Love Lucy , through their production company, Desilu, which went on to launch multiple other shows. (more...)
Solar eclipse will cut out North American solar power for 90 minutes
- August 09, 2017

SolQuest is taking place just 1.2 miles away from where NASA has pinpointed the best place to experience the upcoming total solar eclipse . During a partial eclipse, the sun basically looks like a bite has been taken out of it, but at the time of totality - when the moon passes fully in front of the sun - it's fully obscured. (more...)
Australian Teenager's Feet Bleeds Profusely After Being Bit by 'Tiny Sea Creatures' Australian Teenager's Feet Bleeds Profusely After Being Bit by 'Tiny Sea Creatures'
- August 08, 2017

Dr. Genefor Walker-Smith, a museum marine scientist, examined the creatures captured by Kanizay's father, saying the creatures are actually sea fleas - and not sea lice . "The lice are able move, or 'graze, ' on the host fish's body, preferring the head, back and perianal areas", the department says. Despite their best efforts, doctors were stumped and Sam's legs continued to bleed, so he was transferred to Dandenong Hospital for further treatment and analysis. (more...)
Roseanne Revival Will Basically Disregard the Original Series Finale Roseanne Revival Will Basically Disregard the Original Series Finale
- August 07, 2017

Johnny Galecki is in talks to reprise his role as David Healy on ABC's upcoming revival of " Roseanne ". ABC Entertainment president Channing Dungey provided answers to some of those questions while talking to the Television Critics Association this morning. (more...)
Baltimore Activists Pursue Cease-Fire With 'Nobody Kill Anybody' Weekend Baltimore Activists Pursue Cease-Fire With 'Nobody Kill Anybody' Weekend
- August 07, 2017

Police say, that just after 5 p.m., officers patrolling the 1300-block of Sargent Street heard gunfire. Both were taken to the hospital where they were pronounced dead. The Rev. Grey Maggiano, a rector at the Memorial Episcopal Church in Baltimore, said on Twitter: "The victory in #BaltimoreCeasefire is not whether someone got shot or not - it's that so many ppl mobilized to say 'we are exhausted!" The ieda is to urger shooters to put down the guns and promote peace. (more...)
Salmonella Outbreak Infections Making Even More Victims Salmonella Outbreak Infections Making Even More Victims
- August 07, 2017

The company distributed the papayas from July 16 to 19. It warned, "Papayas from the Carica de Campeche farm tested positive for Salmonella Kiambu, Salmonella Thompson, Salmonella Agona, Salmonella Senftenberg, and Salmonella Gaminara". (more...)
Chandigarh woman stalked allegedly by Haryana BJP chief's son Chandigarh woman stalked allegedly by Haryana BJP chief's son
- August 07, 2017

Vikas Barala was arrested by the police along with his accomplice, Ashish, from the Housing Board light point early on Saturday. The victim of the incident, who is a video jockey, alleged that on Friday night her auto was followed by a Tata Safari Storm (HR-23G-1008). (more...)
United Nations bans key North Korea exports over missile tests United Nations bans key North Korea exports over missile tests
- August 07, 2017

The ministry said that the ban will deprive the North of one billion dollars in annual revenue. The new sanctions come as the US tries to negotiate the release of three Americans being held captive in North Korea. The resolution expresses regret at North Korea's "massive diversion of its scarce resources toward its development of nuclear weapons and a number of expensive ballistic missile programs" - a point stressed by Haley. (more...)
United Nations security council to bring fresh sanctions against North Korea over missiles
- August 07, 2017

This year, Pyongyang was estimated to earn $251 million from iron and iron ore exports, $113 million from lead and lead ore exports, and $295 million from fish and seafood exports, the diplomat said. His counterparts from North and South Korea will also attend. On Aug. 2, the U.S. added sanctions on people or groups that do business with North Korean banks; buy metals, minerals or textiles from the country; sell it fuel, crude oil or gas; and engage in online business with the government, ... (more...)
United Nations approves new North Korea sanctions over missile tests United Nations approves new North Korea sanctions over missile tests
- August 07, 2017

The resolution condemns the launches "in the strongest terms" and reiterates previous calls for North Korea to suspend all ballistic missile launches and abandon its nuclear weapons and nuclear program "in a complete, verifiable and irreversible manner". (more...)
FDA aims to reduce nicotine content in cigarettes FDA aims to reduce nicotine content in cigarettes
- August 07, 2017

FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb said in a speech that "we need to envision a world where cigarettes lose their addictive potential through nicotine levels". With almost 500,000 deaths attributed to tobacco use each year in the United States, the products are responsible for almost $300 billion in lost productivity and direct healthcare costs. (more...)
Statins reduce chance of second stroke by 30% Statins reduce chance of second stroke by 30%
- August 06, 2017

Ischemic stroke is caused by blocked blood flow to the brain. A team of researchers in Thailand found in the new study that patients who stopped taking statins within 3-6 months following a stroke were 42 per cent more likely to suffer a second stroke within a year as compared with those who kept taking the cholesterol-lowering drugs. (more...)
Mysterious Braid chopping scare: Women offer prayers at Kali temple Mysterious Braid chopping scare: Women offer prayers at Kali temple
- August 06, 2017

In the last two-three days, similar cases had also come up in some areas, including Bathinda, Muktsar and Malout of the state. A common factor among instances across the city is the excruciating headache experienced by the women who faint and upon waking up, discover their chopped braids. (more...)
Search continues after US Marine aircraft 'mishap' off Australia Search continues after US Marine aircraft 'mishap' off Australia
- August 06, 2017

The helicopter - an MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor helicopter, which can operate from aircraft carriers - was in Australia to be part of the giant Australian-US military exercise Talisman Sabre, which has just concluded in Queensland. The incident involved an MV-22 Osprey belonging to the US Marines based in Okinawa, Japan. A spokesman for Queensland Ambulance, Michael Augustus, said one person had been taken to Rockhampton hospital, but he gave no further details of the circumstances and no details ... (more...)
West Nile Virus detected in Twin Falls County West Nile Virus detected in Twin Falls County
- August 05, 2017

So far this year, Ontario Public Health has reported four "confirmed or probable" human cases of West Nile virus and 64 West Nile positive mosquito pools from 17 different health units. Avoid being outdoors at dawn and dusk. Wearing light-coloured, tightly woven, loose-fitting clothing such as long trousers, a long-sleeved shirt, shoes and socks to protect exposed skin. (more...)
Spore bans prominent prof for influencing its foreign policy Spore bans prominent prof for influencing its foreign policy
- August 05, 2017

In one case, Huang had given "privileged information" about the foreign country to a senior member of the LKYSPP, who then conveyed that information to "very senior public officials" who were "in a position to direct Singapore's foreign policy", the statement said. (more...)
Jagan says Nandyal by-poll is a war between justice and injustice Jagan says Nandyal by-poll is a war between justice and injustice
- August 05, 2017

But, uttering to shoot the CM of a state in a massive public meeting is something no leader has said ever. He was addressing a crowd in Nandyal town ahead of the by-poll. Especially when the leader he was speaking against, Andhra Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu, has faced an assassination attempt. Enforcement Directorate and CBI enquiry. (more...)
WHO Appeals for Higher Investment in Breastfeeding WHO Appeals for Higher Investment in Breastfeeding
- August 05, 2017

The WABA is encouraging people to respect and care for each other and spreading awareness on breastfeeding, so that people value the well-being of life. Southampton's Breastfeeding Welcome Scheme aims to change attitudes towards breastfeeding in public by facilitating greater acceptance and promotion of breastfeeding in the community. (more...)
Early exposure to porn may up sexist attitude in men Early exposure to porn may up sexist attitude in men
- August 05, 2017

Participants were then asked to respond to a series of 46 questions created to measure the two masculine norms . Still, the researchers say their findings suggest that viewing pornography could impact men's attitudes, particularly their views on sex roles, the researchers said . (more...)
US EPA Reverses Decision to Delay Smog Rule US EPA Reverses Decision to Delay Smog Rule
- August 04, 2017

Earthjustice, an environmental law organization retained by the American Lung Association, also filed suit in mid-July, according to attorney Seth Johnson. It is not an overstatement to say lives will be saved because of the implementation of the clean air rule. Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and 15 other attorneys general filed a lawsuit over the Environmental Protection Agency's decision to postpone the smog policies. (more...)
The Kidd Creole Charged With Murder The Kidd Creole Charged With Murder
- August 04, 2017

Defense lawyer Patrick Watts said his client's statements weren't voluntarily obtained and told Dahl they shouldn't be read in public. The homophobic nature of the crime is not being addressed as Glover has only been charged with second-degree murder . (more...)
Royal Air Maroc to Start Pilgrimage Flights August 8 Royal Air Maroc to Start Pilgrimage Flights August 8
- August 04, 2017

Morocco's flag carrier, Royal Air Maroc (RAM), will start carrying a total of 20,000 passengers to Saudi Arabia for the 2017 Hajj season on August 8, corresponding to the Islamic month Dhu al-Qaidah 15, 1438. "We hope the ministry will be able to inform Bangladesh hajj agencies on this matter through a circular", he said. The hajj pilgrims, who performed hajj in 2015 or 2016, have to pay extra 2,000 Saudi Riyals for performing hajj for the 2nd time, the minister said, adding that it is ... (more...)
Last al-Nusra Front Militants in Lebanese Camps Cross Back Into Syria Last al-Nusra Front Militants in Lebanese Camps Cross Back Into Syria
- August 04, 2017

The first step of the ceasefire, brokered by Lebanon's internal security agency, unfolded on Sunday as the two sides exchanged the bodies of dead fighters. As part of the agreement, three Hezbollah fighters were also released by HTS on Wednesday in exchange for three detainees from Lebanon's Roumieh prison. (more...)
Oklahoma quake series hits on known fault; temblors less frequent this year Oklahoma quake series hits on known fault; temblors less frequent this year
- August 04, 2017

Geological Survey recorded the quake at 9:56 p.m. about 4½ miles east-northeast of Edmond. There have been no reports of damage or injuries associated with this natural disaster. Scientists have linked a dramatic increase in quakes in Oklahoma, Kansas and Texas in recent years to the underground disposal of wastewater from oil-and-gas production. (more...)
The road to watching this summer's solar eclipse starts in the library? The road to watching this summer's solar eclipse starts in the library?
- August 04, 2017

The 2017 eclipse in either total or partial phase can be seen by over 500 million people in North and South America, Europe, and Africa. When the Earth, moon and sun line up just right, the moon blocks the sun's entire surface, creating the total eclipse . (more...)
Florida and NY license more medical marijuana facilities Florida and NY license more medical marijuana facilities
- August 03, 2017

They will have dispensing facilities in 14 counties across the state. They join five existing organizations approved prior to the start of the state's program in January 2016. Five more companies have been registered by the state Health Department to manufacture and distribute medical marijuana. Not including the addition of five new medicinal cannabis providers, NY now has 10 manufacturing sites and 40 dispensaries. (more...)
Ardern won't save Labour, PM says Ardern won't save Labour, PM says
- August 02, 2017

Ardern, who was Little's deputy, becomes Labour's fifth leader in four years as she seeks to prevent the centre-right National Party-led coalition winning a fourth term. Stuart Nash said he believed Labour would be "doomed" if it changed leaders at this point, but others said it could help hold up Labour's vote from further collapse. (more...)
Dozens seek new sentencing in SC juvenile cases Dozens seek new sentencing in SC juvenile cases
- August 01, 2017

Last year, the court said the ruling was retroactive for the more than 2,000 offenders serving such sentences nationwide, and that all but the rare juvenile offender whose crime reflects "permanent incorrigibility" should have a chance at parole one day. (more...)