Medicine


Congo health ministry confirms 2 cases of Ebola Congo health ministry confirms 2 cases of Ebola
- May 08, 2018

A source at the ministry of health also said that two cases had been confirmed. The virus was discovered in the DR Congo (then known as Zaire) in 1976 and is named after the Ebola river. The last outbreak in the country saw teams of World Health Organization experts, including epidemiologists, biologists and hygiene specialists, dispatched to the country's north-east. (more...)
Delaware Department of Public Health launches Lyme Disease Awareness Campaign Delaware Department of Public Health launches Lyme Disease Awareness Campaign
- May 08, 2018

Boots and shoes can be treated with the insecticide permethrin, according to the CDC . Redfield said the increase in the appearance of these diseases are from a growth in global travel and commerce. Paula Eggers, an infectious disease epidemiologist for the Delaware Division of Public Health said, "Ideally it would help decrease the new numbers of cases we see each year". (more...)
Bump on head 'doubles risk of getting dementia' Bump on head 'doubles risk of getting dementia'
- May 08, 2018

For those who suffered concussions with loss of consciousness, risk of dementia was 2.51 times greater. According to the study, these risks were slightly elevated for those in the loss-of-consciousness bracket (2.51 times) and were almost four times higher (3.77 times) for those with the more serious moderate-to-severe traumatic brain injury . (more...)
India play hardball over day-night Test India play hardball over day-night Test
- May 08, 2018

Australian cricket governing body, Cricket Australia also had a few terms and conditions as well. However, the Indian board insisted on the traditional red-ball matches and no deviations. "It will be Australia's first home Test of the season - against the world No 1 ranked Test side India - and there will be enormous interest both here and overseas". (more...)
NEET 2018: CM applauds efforts by officials NEET 2018: CM applauds efforts by officials
- May 08, 2018

The commission also said it would like to know as to what steps were being taken by both the authorities to ensure that such incidents do not recur. It is being said that reportedly, Srinisvasan was under extreme mental stress because he along with his son had to travel a long distance so that his son could sit for the NEET examination 2018. (more...)
Ronaldo to undergo tests on his ankle injury, confirms Zidane Ronaldo to undergo tests on his ankle injury, confirms Zidane
- May 08, 2018

Zidane's decision to bring Marco Asensio for the five-time Ballon d'Or victor raised eyebrows and concern over his fitness with the upcoming UEFA Champions League final against Liverpool and the 2018 FIFA World Cup. "I don't know how long he'll be out", the Frenchman said in quotes reported on Real's official website. The 33-year-old looked in discomfort but continued for the rest of the half, only to be replaced by Marco Asensio at the start of the second period. (more...)
Nurse accused of stealing drugs, possibly spreading hepatitis C is suspended Nurse accused of stealing drugs, possibly spreading hepatitis C is suspended
- May 08, 2018

The charges say the nurse was the only nurse or physician at the hospital who treated both patients. He admits his client was suffering from stress on the job and stole the drugs. "They don't understand the mechanism by which this transpired, and there's no way unless they caught it on camera or unless she admitted to it", she said. (more...)
Bruce Willis To Lead CORNERMAN, A Biopic About Mike Tyson's Legendary Trainer Bruce Willis To Lead CORNERMAN, A Biopic About Mike Tyson's Legendary Trainer
- May 08, 2018

In a statement, Friend described the film as about "a deep love between two ferocious talents". The casting was announced earlier this morning, shortly before the kickoff of the 71st Annual Cannes Film Festival. Cornerman will tell the story of how D'Amato, an International Boxing Hall of Fame member who worked with the likes of Floyd Patterson and Jose Torres, was introduced to a 13-year old Mike Tyson after having reluctantly retired as a boxing coach. (more...)
MEDICAL SPOTLIGHT: American Academy of Dermatology Tips for Skin Self-Exams MEDICAL SPOTLIGHT: American Academy of Dermatology Tips for Skin Self-Exams
- May 08, 2018

The clinic was open from 10 to 2pm. It's statistics like this that show just how extremely important it is to be aware and try to prevent skin cancer from happening to you. The Midwest Cancer Alliance, in association with the University of Kansas Cancer Center, is holding its annual Melanoma Monday skin screening. These can either turn into cancers or be cancer when they start. (more...)
Aditi Ashok in joint lead at rain-hit LPGA event Aditi Ashok in joint lead at rain-hit LPGA event
- May 07, 2018

Aditi, 20, played 32 holes yesterday and made 10 birdies in them. She had 23 putts over her first 18 holes, which she played in 2-under 69. Park's chip-in birdie on the par-4 18th proved crucial as Duncan had closed with an eight-birdie 64 to make the significant move on the final day of the event. (more...)
Ajith leaves for Hyderabad to join 'Viswasam' shoot Ajith leaves for Hyderabad to join 'Viswasam' shoot
- May 07, 2018

Ajith flew to Hyderabad to participate in the shoot which is scheduled in Hyderabad. Ajith who is busy shooting for his upcoming movie VISWASAM was spotted at Chennai airport recently. In a first-time collaboration, D. Imman has been finalised to compose music. The rest of the cast and crew is yet unknown; however, it is rumoured that Shraddha Srinath might have bagged an important role. (more...)
Avoid eating this type of food if you want to get pregnant Avoid eating this type of food if you want to get pregnant
- May 07, 2018

A journal on Human Reproduction states that almost no-fruit diet compared to one loaded with three or more pieces per day add about two weeks, on average, to the time of conception. " We recommend that women who want to become pregnant should align their dietary intakes towards national dietary recommendations for pregnancy ", Dr. (more...)
Man with 100 iPhones worth Rs 85 lakh arrested at Delhi airport Man with 100 iPhones worth Rs 85 lakh arrested at Delhi airport
- May 07, 2018

The iPhone X was unveiled in September previous year and launched in India a couple of months later. He was arrested when he was coming out through the green channel. It was released at Rs. 89,000 for the 64GB variant, and Rs. 1,02,000 for the 256GB variant, making it the first mainstream smartphone in the country to cost over Rs. (more...)
This handheld 3D printer can print skin onto people This handheld 3D printer can print skin onto people
- May 07, 2018

The researchers say the printer is able to produce skin tissue for special patients and in accordance with the type of their wounds. This device makes redundant the process of washing and incubation (which are done in ordinary printers) and covers the wound with skin in one or two minutes. (more...)
Sea Dogs in town tonight as Fishers return home Sea Dogs in town tonight as Fishers return home
- May 07, 2018

The Rumble Ponies made-up one of those KO'd games with a twinbill on Saturday. Kevin Taylor hit an RBI single, scoring Jeff McNeil in the first inning to give the Rumble Ponies a 1-0 lead. The game will be made up as part of a doubleheader on Friday, June 1. Binghamton is the Mets' Double-A affiliate. Tonight's game, the first of 22 games between the teams, is set to start at 6:35 p.m. (more...)
Edouard likely to miss cup final with hamstring injury Edouard likely to miss cup final with hamstring injury
- May 07, 2018

Referring to Scotland's ongoing World Cup failures, the Northern Irishman pointed out: "You haven't qualified for 20 years". "He has been brilliant for us and just continued to develop and improve". But it's more likely the record £6million transfer fee paid for John Hartson 17 years ago will remain unbroken". Brown, speaking on his personal Instagram account , took aim at the Tynecastle pitch, describing it as the "longest grassed and a driest pitch" he has ever played on, but that ... (more...)
Aflac Incorporated (AFL) Forms Bullish Multiple Top Pattern Trading at $44.81
- May 07, 2018

The stock had opened the regular trading at $44.76 and managed a -1.33% price change to reach $44.45 through the close. About 3.46 million shares traded. The firm has " rating by Raymond James given on Wednesday, April 19. The stock of Edwards Lifesciences Corporation ( NYSE :EW) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, February 1 by Stifel Nicolaus. (more...)
SC to resume hearing Kathua rape-murder case today SC to resume hearing Kathua rape-murder case today
- May 07, 2018

Investigators said the accused abducted the girl on the pretext of helping her find her horses. Angry protesters demanding a CBI probe into Kathua rape and murder on Saturday stoned BJP Minister Sham Lal Choudhary's cavalcade on Jammu-Pathankot highway. (more...)
Secondus, Atiku, Others Storm Osun For PDP Rally Secondus, Atiku, Others Storm Osun For PDP Rally
- May 07, 2018

Speaking shortly before the commencement of the symbolic sweeping, Famodun said the exercise became necessary because the Mandela Freedom Park venue and the entire town had been defaced by the South West rally, adding that being a party that cares for the well being of the environment, his APC chose to clean up the mess left behind by the PDP after their rally. (more...)
Heavy rains, storm likely in 13 states, 2 UTs today Heavy rains, storm likely in 13 states, 2 UTs today
- May 07, 2018

Don't stand/sleep under the tree. The administration has also appealed to the citizens to remove scrap lying on the top floors of the house which can become risky during the strong winds. For Delhi-NCR, the department said very light rain accompanied with strong gusty winds is likely (26-50% probability) on Monday morning. The weather department said heavy rains, along with gusty wind would blow over entire Haryana, parts of Delhi, Western Uttar Pradesh and six northeastern states on ... (more...)
Global tube packaging market growth to be driven by increasing cosmetics spending Global tube packaging market growth to be driven by increasing cosmetics spending
- May 06, 2018

The Baby Foods market report is created to provide major company officials, industry experts, investors, share holders and all major participants across the value chain with detailed insights for Baby Foods market, which will assist them to take strategic decisions into Baby Foods market which are backed by strong primary and secondary research findings.Baby Foods Market report analyses the Baby Foods market in the Global Market. (more...)
England start U17 European Championship with victory over Israel England start U17 European Championship with victory over Israel
- May 06, 2018

Vontae Daley-Campbell was sent clear in the area and his fiercely hit cross was expertly turned in by Daly. They had gone in front, and deservedly so despite creating few clear-cut chances, as Tommy Doyle smashed a fantastic penalty home. (more...)
Chennai Super Kings cruise to six-wicket win over Royal Challengers Bangalore Chennai Super Kings cruise to six-wicket win over Royal Challengers Bangalore
- May 06, 2018

Here are 5 talking points of the match. CSK are sitting pretty with 14 points from 10 matches. The Chennai team, which has a reputed batting line-up, were expected to accomplish the job quite easily. Kohli, who was gutted after yet another defeat, was happy his senior pro was doing well. The keeper-batsman went on to score 53 before being caught and bowled by Ravindra Jadeja . (more...)
Woman allegedly raped by ward boy inside hospital Woman allegedly raped by ward boy inside hospital
- May 06, 2018

Meanwhile, the Home Guard, Qmar E-Ilahi was witness to the entire episode but still kept quiet and apart from not helping the woman, did not inform his higher ups at the police station. According to a police official, the woman in a complaint yesterday said on May 2, she had gone to the Osmania General Hospital for treatment after her husband had beat her up. (more...)
South African footballer Luyanda Ntshangase dies after lightning strike South African footballer Luyanda Ntshangase dies after lightning strike
- May 06, 2018

The club is now fourth in the country's Premier League and have also reached the South African domestic cup final on May 19. Farook Kadodia, club chairman of Maritzburg United FC was overwhelmed at the news said they are greatly saddened at the loss of a potentially successful young player. (more...)
Delhi-NCR likely to be hit by thunderstorm, rain today Delhi-NCR likely to be hit by thunderstorm, rain today
- May 06, 2018

Days after a devastating dust-storm claimed lives of 73 people in Uttar Pradesh , the Home Ministry on Sunday issued a fresh warning about thunderstorm for Delhi and adjoining NCR areas. In Rajasthan, 35 persons were killed and another 209 injured in the thunderstorm on Wednesday. During this period, it is also possible that a powerful wind with the thunderstorm hit different places. (more...)
PMB arrives in Daura to participate in APC Ward Congress PMB arrives in Daura to participate in APC Ward Congress
- May 06, 2018

Spokesperson of the group, Alhaji Abdulganiyu Saka, had said: "basically, we are here to tell the world that since our defection to APC in 2015, we have not been given membership cards". The chairman of the organising committee for the congress, who is also the Commissioner of Justice and Attorney General, Ahmad Usman El-Marzuq, urged the party leaders to remain loyal and live up to expectations. (more...)
Red Cross to install smoke detectors throughout Las Vegas area Red Cross to install smoke detectors throughout Las Vegas area
- May 06, 2018

Through donations and video posts with the hashtag #wakeupchallenge, the goal is to install free smoke alarms in at-risk homes and help fire victims across the U.S. The Red Cross responds to almost 64,000 disasters a year, the majority of which are home fires. A working smoke alarm increases the likelihood of survival, especially with proper maintenance. (more...)
Smoke Alarm Blitz in Macon Smoke Alarm Blitz in Macon
- May 06, 2018

Their goal is to help provide the information needed to hopefully prevent home fires and if a fire occurs the tools needed for people to safely escape. As of March 31, the campaign has installed more than 1.2 million smoke alarms and is credited with helping to save 416 lives. In Western New York, 5,043 smoke alarms were installed past year and 16 confirmed lives have been saved, according to the Red Cross. (more...)
Multiple blasts kill 3, injure 7 in Borno State Multiple blasts kill 3, injure 7 in Borno State
- May 06, 2018

Four suicide bombers detonated themselves in the village at about 10:00 pm when most residents were already indoors. He expressed concern that there could be a high number of bombers infiltrating the city. " Locals said the arrested terrorist was in company of two others who fled towards the major market road in the town ", TVC's Sumner Sambo said. The blasts came a few days after officials said at least 28 people were killed in twin suicide attacks in neighboring Adamawa state. (more...)