Medicine


A Second Wave of Flu May Be On the Way, CDC Warns A Second Wave of Flu May Be On the Way, CDC Warns
- March 28, 2018

A CDC spokesperson says B-strain viruses tend to be more severe for younger children. The numbers are on par with those in Maryland, where the B-strain topped 60 percent of all cases reported. "We still have another month or so of increased potential for flu cases", she said. During that week, almost 58 percent of all lab-confirmed cases were caused by the B-strain, according to the report. (more...)
Cricket Australia announce their verdict in the Sandpaper gate Cricket Australia announce their verdict in the Sandpaper gate
- March 28, 2018

Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland will arrive in South Africa on Tuesday to join head of integrity Iain Roy, who has been conducting the investigation. "Focus on re-engaging with the cricket public to regain respect". "The regulations then should be used on players who indulge in deliberate ball-tampering, not when the players scrub the ball to remove the dirt after the ball hits the advertising boards near boundary lines", he said. (more...)
Scientists discover 'new organ' hiding in plain sight Scientists discover 'new organ' hiding in plain sight
- March 28, 2018

At that time, Nathanson and colleagues observed a network of dark fibers, but they weren't able to figure out exactly what it was. Dubbed the " interstitium , ' interconnected compartments act like a 'highway of moving fluid" that sits beneath the top layer of the skin, lines the digestive tract , lungs and urinary systems, and surrounds the arteries, veins, and the fascia between muscle. (more...)
CDC: Second wave of flu virus happening now CDC: Second wave of flu virus happening now
- March 28, 2018

And although fewer people are visiting the doctor with flu-like symptoms, there's been an uptick in hospitalizations because of flu, the CDC reported. The vaccine is 42 percent effective against influenza B, the agency reports. A total of 133 children died during the 2017-18 flu season. The flu remains widespread in 17 states, which is why the CDC recommends a flu shot for people in those areas. (more...)
Human Rights Groups: Duterte's Drug War in the Philippines Has Failed
- March 28, 2018

Human Rights Watch (HRW) said the accusations are the government's "intimidation tactics" against them. In a statement on Monday, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said the link between activists and drug dealers may be one reason why criticism of the campaign against illegal drugs is persistent. (more...)
Global Consumption of Antibiotics Skyrockets, Further Driving Drug Resistance Global Consumption of Antibiotics Skyrockets, Further Driving Drug Resistance
- March 28, 2018

Antibiotic resistance is a global health problem; when it emerges in one place, it quickly spreads to other parts of the world. For researchers, although it is critical to reducing the consumption of antibiotics, it is also necessary to promote and increase access to better treatments for the low-income populations in the most affected countries. (more...)
'It's Unconstitutional': More CA Cities Looking to Opt Out of Sanctuary Law 'It's Unconstitutional': More CA Cities Looking to Opt Out of Sanctuary Law
- March 28, 2018

The sheriff's department in a major Los Angeles metro area county announced Monday that it will begin publishing a list of inmate release dates, spurning a provision of California's sanctuary state law that limits communication between local officials and immigration authorities. (more...)
Chicago White Sox Rehire Groundskeeper Who Was Wrongfully Imprisoned for 23 Years Chicago White Sox Rehire Groundskeeper Who Was Wrongfully Imprisoned for 23 Years
- March 27, 2018

Coleman said his confession to the crime was forced after detectives threatened and beat him after maintaining his innocence, the Sun-Times wrote. Nevest Coleman, 49, worked on the White Sox grounds crew in 1994 when he was arrested and imprisoned for a rape and murder in Englewood, despite the lack of any physical evidence. (more...)
Vancouver Fire Department urges people to check for recalled smoke alarms Vancouver Fire Department urges people to check for recalled smoke alarms
- March 27, 2018

The departments installed some Kidde smoke alarms in people's homes; those alarms are now under a recall. The Insurance Journal noted that Kidde recalled almost 40 million fire extinguishers a year ago following reports that they didn't work-and even caused one death in 2014. (more...)
Children with autism less likely to get all vaccinations Children with autism less likely to get all vaccinations
- March 27, 2018

Researchers at Kaiser Permanente found kids with autism were significantly less likely to be fully vaccinated than those without the developmental disorder. Vaccine skeptics continue to believe that there is a link between childhood immunization and higher autism risks, which have been thoroughly debunked. (more...)
'Deeply disappointing' - Sponsors slam Australian cricket team over cheating 'Deeply disappointing' - Sponsors slam Australian cricket team over cheating
- March 27, 2018

Smith was suspended for a Test and fined 100 per cent of his match fee by the ICC while Bancroft received three demerit points and was fined 75 per cent of his match fee. "All this nonsense about not stepping over the line, the way they behaved as badly as South Africa in that rancorous test match in Durban where they kept cursing the opposition and carrying on in an aggressive way reflected the lack of judgment". (more...)
Mountain Lion in Azusa Backyard Tranquilized Mountain Lion in Azusa Backyard Tranquilized
- March 27, 2018

TV news helicopters and an aerial video showed it pawing at the door of a home and effortlessly jumping onto the roof of a shed, then leaping over a fence. Azusa Police Department officers are also on scene. 'What we're doing right now is to just contain the mountain lion and make sure that he doesn't pose any threat to anyone's safety, ' a police officer said. (more...)
School district honors Port Graham teacher with the Golden Apple award School district honors Port Graham teacher with the Golden Apple award
- March 27, 2018

Sculpture outside the Blue Mountain School District in Schuylkill County (Courtesy of the Blue Mountain School District). A Pennsylvania school district has decided that rocks maybe the best way to defend oneself against a gunman in a school shooting . (more...)
Houtis fire 7 missiles at Saudi Arabia, killing one Houtis fire 7 missiles at Saudi Arabia, killing one
- March 27, 2018

The attack coincides with the third anniversary of the Saudi-led Arab coalition's military intervention in Yemen. . Three of the missiles were fired toward Riyadh , two toward Jazan, and one each toward Khamis Mushayt and Najran, Saudi state news channel Al Ekhbariya quoted a coalition spokesman as saying. (more...)
Man dies after Houthi missile barrage targets Saudi Arabia
- March 27, 2018

One Egyptian was killed and two of his countrymen were wounded by falling shrapnel in Riyadh , authorities said, with residents reporting loud explosions and bright flashes in the sky shortly before midnight. The North African country expressed its "extreme concern" over "this unsafe escalation", and reaffirmed solidarity with and support for "the brotherly Saudi Arabia in its struggle against any attempt aiming at undermining its security and stability". (more...)
Ireland To Play Celtic At Parkhead For Scott Brown Testimonial Ireland To Play Celtic At Parkhead For Scott Brown Testimonial
- March 27, 2018

A Republic of Ireland XI will face Celtic in a testimonial match for Hoops captain Scott Brown, meaning talks about Liverpool facing the Scottish champions in the match did not result in a game being organised. "When I became Celtic manager , I ensured one of my first jobs was to meet Scott, as we discussed our plans for the future". He is a hugely important figure at the club and someone who I have been privileged to work with. (more...)
Ryder Cup to return to Hazeltine National in 2028 Ryder Cup to return to Hazeltine National in 2028
- March 27, 2018

The course hosted the 2016 Ryder Cup when Davis Love III led the USA team to a resounding 17-11 victory. The proclamation was made in an a social media post, with help from the Gold Medal-winning U.S. The biennial tournament between the US and Europe will return to the southwest Twin Cities suburb for its 47th iteration in 10 years. Hazeltine has hosted a handful of major tournaments, including PGA Championships (2009, 2002), the U.S. (more...)
Former NFL cheerleader claims she was sacked over Instagram picture, report says Former NFL cheerleader claims she was sacked over Instagram picture, report says
- March 26, 2018

Davis also informed Saints officials that she was contacted by players on social media, after which the cheerleaders were told to block players from following them on social media, and to switch their social media settings from public to private. (more...)
'We are sorry' - PDP begs Nigerians 'We are sorry' - PDP begs Nigerians
- March 26, 2018

While Chief John Odigie-Oyegun the APC National Chairman said the decision was in good faith, some party members, who were not comfortable with it, had taken the party to court over the issue. "The PDP was in power for 16 years and as expected, we made mistakes". On corruption, the latest transparency global index in Nigeria has worsened; APC can not fulfill their promises, so they resort to harassment, lies hunting down the opposition; which is a clear case of selective fight against ... (more...)
Defend yourselves against killers, or you will die - TY Danjuma warns Nigerians Defend yourselves against killers, or you will die - TY Danjuma warns Nigerians
- March 26, 2018

The DAPR, Brig. -Gen. " The Nigerian Armed Forces is well organized and highly professional in discharging its constitutional mandate ". Speaking during the convocation ceremony of the Taraba State University on Saturday, Danjuma had accused the Armed Forces of Nigeria of colluding with militias and other criminal elements operating in the state. (more...)
Jesse Lingard's goal gives England 1-0 win over Netherlands Jesse Lingard's goal gives England 1-0 win over Netherlands
- March 25, 2018

Jesse Lingard was the match victor for England on Friday night, with the Manchester United midfielder scoring the only goal of the game against the Netherlands in Amsterdam . However, they still have a plenty of talent throughout the team if not a coherent structure to their play. The England manager was delighted with the fluidity of his attacking trio. (more...)
Mohammed Shami injured after his auto collides with truck Mohammed Shami injured after his auto collides with truck
- March 25, 2018

As per reports, Shami sustained minor head injuries and got stitches on his head. Although, he has received some stitches on his forehead and is now recuperating in a private hospital in Dehradun . He needed stitches on his head. "There is no such injury which can hamper his participation in IPL", Abhimanyu father Easwaran RP told PTI today. He is perfectly fine and advised rest for a day. (more...)
FG replies PDP, says Abduction & Release of #DapchiGirls not Stage-Managed FG replies PDP, says Abduction & Release of #DapchiGirls not Stage-Managed
- March 24, 2018

Have you read Trendiee Today? The release of the girls, he added, was a result of negotiations by friendly countries and global organisations. Youths of opposition Peoples Democratic Party units has faulted claims by the federal government that school girls of Dapchi , Yobe state that were kidnapped a couple of weeks ago have regained their freedom. (more...)
Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE:CMG) Lifted to "Outperform" at Robert W. Baird
- March 24, 2018

Marshfield Associates who had been investing in Chipotle Mexican Grill Cl A for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $9.00 billion market cap company. Gotham Asset Mngmt Ltd Llc has invested 0.02% in Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE: CMG ) are $307.75 and $306.29. (NYSE: CMG ) is a huge mover today! Retirement System Of Alabama owns 121,811 shares or 0.07% of their U.S. (more...)
Another record: Caeleb Dressel breaks freestyle mark at NCAA championships Another record: Caeleb Dressel breaks freestyle mark at NCAA championships
- March 24, 2018

Sitting on his parents' couch beside former teammates and longtime friends like Michael Wudel, Jay Nagle, Zach Marsh-Wojan, Adam Grabowski, Chris Catlin and Timmy Landis, the Nevada Wolf Pack freshman soaked in his university's final game of the season following their astonishing run that featured a 22-point comeback victory against No. (more...)
Protests in Poland Over Proposals to Tighten Abortion Law Protests in Poland Over Proposals to Tighten Abortion Law
- March 24, 2018

The EU human rights head has warned this would put Poland at odds with worldwide law. Last October, thousands of women wearing black took to the streets in cities across Poland demanding more liberal abortion laws and marking the original "Black Protest" of October 3, 2016 , which made global headlines. (more...)
Vetr Lowers Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) to Hold Vetr Lowers Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) to Hold
- March 24, 2018

About 2.41M shares traded or 34.34% up from the average. 56,808 Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL ) shares with value of $8.79M were sold by SCHILLER PHILIP W. The firm's revenue was up 12.7% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts expect that Apple will post 11.43 earnings per share for the current year. (more...)
Jail term for doctors,chemists if they don't report TB Jail term for doctors,chemists if they don't report TB
- March 24, 2018

But while it may well be a disease with history, it is regretably not yet a disease of the past. Currently, there are over 2.8 million cases in India, making it the TB capital of the world, as per a report by the World Health Organisations. (more...)
Emmerson Mnangagwa grants amnesty to 3000 prisoners Emmerson Mnangagwa grants amnesty to 3000 prisoners
- March 24, 2018

China has said that Zimbabwe's "looters list" of people who owe the country money is not "credible", the news site Times Live reports. "This will ease the de-congestion of our prisons". The pardon does not apply to habitual criminals previously pardoned but jailed again and those convicted of murder, treason, rape and armed robbery. (more...)
One Billion USD 'arms deal' sanctioned for Saudi Arabia One Billion USD 'arms deal' sanctioned for Saudi Arabia
- March 24, 2018

The White House has signaled its support for the sale, which would include around 6,700 anti-tank missiles and $300 million in parts for the Saudis' helicopters and tanks, the department said Thursday. Flyadeal, the low-priced airline owned by the national airline of Saudi Arabia, recently said it will choose between the Boeing 737 MAX and the Airbus A320neo for a 50-aircraft order this year. (more...)