Medicine


Bill Gates: Trump's Knowledge Of Daughter Jennifer's Appearance Disliked By Wife Melinda Bill Gates: Trump's Knowledge Of Daughter Jennifer's Appearance Disliked By Wife Melinda
- May 18, 2018

He said: "'Trump hears that you don't like what Trump is doing.' And I thought, 'Wow, but you're Trump, '" he said, drawing laughter from the audience. "And I said no, that's a dead end, that would be a bad thing, don't do that". HIV is the virus that causes the disease known as AIDS. "In both of those two meetings he asked me if vaccines were a bad thing", Gates said. (more...)
The FDA approved a prophylactic for migraines The FDA approved a prophylactic for migraines
- May 18, 2018

The first medicine created to prevent migraines was approved by the Food and Drug Administration on Thursday, ushering in what many experts believe will be a new era in treatment for people who suffer the most severe form of these headaches. (more...)
WHO says Congo faces WHO says Congo faces "very high" risk from Ebola outbreak
- May 18, 2018

Congo's Ebola outbreak has spread to a crossroads city of more than 1 million people in a troubling turn that marks the first time the vast, impoverished country has encountered the lethal virus in an urban area. Mbandaka, a city of nearly 1.2 million, is in a busy travel corridor in Congo's northwest Equateur province and is upstream from the capital, Kinshasa, a city of about 10 million. (more...)
Pools, hot tubs can harbor risky germs Pools, hot tubs can harbor risky germs
- May 18, 2018

Nearly half of the hotel outbreaks (41%) were associated with hot tubs and or spas. The parasite Cryptosporidium and the bacteria Pseudomonas and Legionella cause most outbreaks that begin in swimming venues in the United States. Swimmers and parents of young swimmers play an essential role in preventing Crypto outbreaks. These people should see a doctor right away if they develop pneumonia symptoms and let the doctor know about any possible exposures to Legionella , including recent ... (more...)
USA birth rate hit 30-year low in 2017 — CDC USA birth rate hit 30-year low in 2017 — CDC
- May 17, 2018

It shows that the overall birth rate in the USA is down 2 percent on the previous year, making it the lowest on record since 1987. The CDC report was released online May 17 in a National Vital Statistics System Rapid Release. By 2016, that figure had dropped to 29 percent. The only age group that saw a rise in birth rates: Women in their early 40s. For teenagers aged 15 to 19 years, the birth rate decreased 7 percent in 2017 to 18.8 births per 1,000 women, with decreases in the rates for ... (more...)
Video games can be useful in slowing onslaught of dementia Video games can be useful in slowing onslaught of dementia
- May 17, 2018

Currently, as a dementia therapy that does not involve medication, the NHS recommends group cognitive stimulation therapy classes, where sufferers undertake exercises created to improve their memory, problem-solving skills and language ability. (more...)
Thomas Markle's undergoing heart surgery and won't make royal wedding Thomas Markle's undergoing heart surgery and won't make royal wedding
- May 17, 2018

Ben Mulroney is also the son of former prime minister Brian Mulroney . "I'm so happy for her and I'm so happy for Harry", said Werner, who planned to spend her first night under the stars in a sleeping bag on Wednesday. "But I think it will be down to Jessica Mulroney to probably help make sure they're all kept in check". According to the owner of one pampered pooch who walks in the park most days, Markle likes to jog with her beagle, Guy, but she always keeps him on a leash. (more...)
FDA approves first non-opioid drug for treating opioid withdrawal symptoms FDA approves first non-opioid drug for treating opioid withdrawal symptoms
- May 17, 2018

We know that the physical symptoms of opioid withdrawal can be one of the biggest barriers for patients seeking help and ultimately be overcoming addiction. Patients can experience any combination of these symptoms after ceasing opioid use. Participants treated with Lucemyra experienced less withdrawal symptoms when compared to participants who took the placebo instead. (more...)
SA's blood pressure rate is rising SA's blood pressure rate is rising
- May 17, 2018

In addition, women also showed a 17 percent lower risk of major coronary heart disease or stroke, and men a 21 percent lower risk. However, the beneficial effect of breastfeeding was not as strong for women who were obese. It is advisable to focus on the lifestyle risk factors of hypertension that you can change. "I went to the doctor because there was something wrong with my heart". (more...)
SA still at 72 in world football rankings SA still at 72 in world football rankings
- May 17, 2018

Nigeria ranked behind Tunisia, Senegal, Congo DR, Morocco and Egypt, respectively. Nigeria, now sixth in Africa and 47th in the world, are the fifth and final African team to have qualified for the June/July spectacle. They are one of only four nations who climbed more than five places over the last month, with Kuwait - who leaped 16 places up to 160th - the world's biggest movers. (more...)
Thousands of doses of Ebola vaccine arrive in DRC Thousands of doses of Ebola vaccine arrive in DRC
- May 17, 2018

Congo's health minister says Ebola has spread to a city, the capital of Equateur province, a worrying shift in the new outbreak in the northwest. The Health Ministry said vaccinations would start at the weekend, the first time the vaccine would come into use since it was developed two years ago. (more...)
'Strong Tehran means strong Ankara': Turkey vows to maintain trade with Iran 'Strong Tehran means strong Ankara': Turkey vows to maintain trade with Iran
- May 17, 2018

In efforts to preserve close ties, Britain has been largely silent on the erosion of rights and rule of law in Turkey under President Erdogan. The Turkish leader is scheduled to meet Queen Elizabeth and British Prime Minister Theresa May. (more...)
US Surgeon General helps with medical emergency on flight to Jackson US Surgeon General helps with medical emergency on flight to Jackson
- May 17, 2018

Surgeon General Jerome Adams responded to a medical emergency while on board a flight going to Mississippi. Adams and the cabin crew attended to the passenger who eventually regained consciousness, but Adams still determined that the passenger needed to be taken to a hospital so the plane went back to the gate where they were greeted by medics. (more...)
Gogo Inc. (NASDAQ:GOGO) Ducks Under The Trend Line
- May 17, 2018

Much of this practice involves discovering the overall trend line of a stock's movement. Going move backward a period of six month analysis we come to know that stock soared 34.93% giving rising alert for Investors. Gogo Inc.'s RSI is 21.51. The objective of using RSI is to help the trader identify over sold and overbought price areas. Technical analysts have little regard for the value of a company. (more...)
Buhari Approves N10bn For Rehabilitation Of Communities In Benue, Others After Attacks Buhari Approves N10bn For Rehabilitation Of Communities In Benue, Others After Attacks
- May 17, 2018

The vice president was in Benue state yesterday where he visited the Abagena IDPs camp along Makurdi Laafia road as well as RCM in Daudu of Guma local government area of the state. Earlier in an address, Gov Samuel Ortom, called on the federal government to fish out the killers of the two priests and their parishioners that were murdered in cold blood by gunmen. (more...)
Girl, 11, dies after tree falls on vehicle in Newburgh Girl, 11, dies after tree falls on vehicle in Newburgh
- May 17, 2018

The girl was pulled from the auto and taken to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead. States of emergencies were declared in Putnam, Dutchess, Orange and Sullivan counties, which were hit by strong winds and marble-sized hail. Police were withholding the identities of the mother and daughter as of Tuesday night. "It kind of gave me a chill when I first saw it". A video taken from the scene shows the SUV completely mangled as large tree limbs rested on top. (more...)
Suicidal Thoughts, Attempts On The Rise Among Young People: 'It's A Critical Public-Health Crisis Right Now' Suicidal Thoughts, Attempts On The Rise Among Young People: 'It's A Critical Public-Health Crisis Right Now'
- May 17, 2018

A new study finding a rise in suicidal thoughts and attempts among young people adds to the research pointing to a decline in mental health among US children and adolescents. They suggested "age- and sex-specific approaches to suicide screening and prevention". He stated the findings reflected a trend that he himself had observed: Encounters dipped to lowest levels in the summer but peaked during the fall and spring. (more...)
Romaine-linked E. coli outbreak reaches Nebraska Romaine-linked E. coli outbreak reaches Nebraska
- May 17, 2018

In the latest official update, the CDC notes that new cases of E. coli-related food poisoning came from the period when contaminated lettuce might still be in circulation or in home refrigerators: "It takes two to three weeks between when a person becomes ill with E. (more...)
Maryland Enacts Legislation Protecting LGBTQ Youth from Abusive Maryland Enacts Legislation Protecting LGBTQ Youth from Abusive "Conversion Therapy"
- May 17, 2018

Richard Madaleno, states that any medical professional or counselor which violates the law "shall be subject to discipline by a certain licensing or certifying board". "This unsafe and inhumane form of child abuse has no basis in science and is uniformly rejected by every major mental health and child welfare organization". (more...)
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Cause Discovered And Scientists Believe They Have A Cure Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Cause Discovered And Scientists Believe They Have A Cure
- May 17, 2018

We already know that the condition happens because of elevated levels androgens (male hormones) in females. Millions of women all over the world are affected by the condition, and researchers may have finally found the cause and treatment for it. (more...)
Starbucks aims to double its China store count by 2022 Starbucks aims to double its China store count by 2022
- May 16, 2018

A doubling of stores would bring the company's total in 6,000 in the country. Starbucks Corp is looking to more than triple its revenue and nearly double its store count in China over the next five years, doubling down on the market as traffic growth comes under pressure in the United States. (more...)
T20 2018: Mumbai beat Punjab by 3 runs T20 2018: Mumbai beat Punjab by 3 runs
- May 16, 2018

Mumbai bowler Jasprit Bumrah celebrates the wicket of Punjab batsman Aaron Finch during the T20 match played in Mumbai on Wednesday. The 50th match of Indian Premier League is between Mumbai Indians and Kings XI Punjab . Mumbai started well without much luck in the early stages. Tye cleaned up Lewis. For all the ball-by-ball updates and live commentary you can keep a tab on TOI Sports' live blog and live updates well before the first ball is bowled. (more...)
Circadian Rhythm disruption associated with mood disorders Circadian Rhythm disruption associated with mood disorders
- May 16, 2018

The scientists studied people's circadian rhythms , which control functions such as immune systems, sleep patterns, and the release of hormones, to measure the daily rest-activity rhythms, also known as the relative amplitude. "Given that most mental health disorders begin during adolescence, more longitudinal studies in younger populations might improve our understanding of causal mechanisms, and help find new ways to predict mood disorders and fine-tune treatments". (more...)
Naked Passenger 'Yelling and Waving' On Alaska Airlines Plane Detained Naked Passenger 'Yelling and Waving' On Alaska Airlines Plane Detained
- May 16, 2018

He was then transported to a hospital, the company said. Johnny Ellis tweeted about what he saw as the plane was approaching Anchorage, according to the Associated Press . Without much elaboration, they just mentioned that a male passenger, who caused disruption in the aircraft shortly before the boarding, was detained at the airport. (more...)
Real Madrid back FIFA's plans for 24-team Club World Cup Real Madrid back FIFA's plans for 24-team Club World Cup
- May 16, 2018

Lee Swettenham of the Manchester Evening News relayed more details from the initial report , noting nine teams meet that criteria, meaning three places would be up for grabs. The other twelve clubs will be picked from around the world. The consortium backing the competition is being led by Japan's Softbank with the main backers coming from Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. (more...)
Physically active workers risk an early death Physically active workers risk an early death
- May 16, 2018

Coenen came to a conclusion that people who were more active and did physical work had 18% of the higher risk of shortened lifespan as compared to that of people who had relaxing occupations. People who consider exercising as a part of an activity basically stay energetic for a short duration and take small breaks in between when they are exhausted. (more...)
Texas AG aims opioid lawsuit at Purdue Pharma Texas AG aims opioid lawsuit at Purdue Pharma
- May 16, 2018

State Attorney General Herbert Slatery announced the suit, filed in Knox County, on Tuesday. FILE - This Feb. 19, 2013, file photo shows OxyContin pills arranged for a photo at a pharmacy in Montpelier, Vt. Separate litigation involving at least 433 lawsuits by USA cities and counties has been consolidated in a federal court in Cleveland, Ohio. In the course of the investigation , Stenehjem said he concluded that Purdue Pharma is in large part responsible for fueling the opioid epidemic. (more...)
19 dead, 39 infected in Congo Ebola outbreak 19 dead, 39 infected in Congo Ebola outbreak
- May 16, 2018

Punch reports that 4,000 doses of Ebola vaccine would be sent to DRC by World Health Organization in the nearest furture. Ebola virus disease (formerly known as Ebola haemorrhagic fever) is a severe, often fatal illness, with a death rate of up to 90% caused by Ebola virus , a member of the filovirus family. (more...)
Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe bans all cryptocurrency trading Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe bans all cryptocurrency trading
- May 16, 2018

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe bank has given financial institutions, including local banks, 60 days to end their existing relationships with virtual currency exchanges. Though Africa and other third world countries say they are ready to embrace the innovative technologies such as crypto assets and blockchain as alternative payment mechanisms to the expensive traditional banking system, they are aware that allowing crypto payments would render African central banks entirely obsolete since ... (more...)
China 'Offers Aid to N.Korea' China 'Offers Aid to N.Korea'
- May 16, 2018

With North Korea , however, there can be no trust. But the ideal situation of North Korea giving up their nuclear program totally may be unrealistic, but there is some room to negotiate to have a positive result. If a war had broken out between North Korea and the U.S., China would have been drawn into it as they were in the 1950s. The demand for complete, verifiable, irreversible denuclearization is "wildly different" from getting rid of North Korea's intercontinental ballistic missiles, ... (more...)