Medicine


Jarrius Robertson's father says son out of surgery, has 'new, working liver' Jarrius Robertson's father says son out of surgery, has 'new, working liver'
- May 02, 2017

He has been spreading the message of the importance of becoming an organ donor. After the liver transplant he had multiple failures, Jordy told NewOrleansSaints.com senior writer John DeShazier in 2015 following a series of videos of Jarrius with Saints players introduced "JJ" and his amusing football commentary to the world. (more...)
Fasting no better than calorie counting for weight loss Fasting no better than calorie counting for weight loss
- May 02, 2017

Alternative fasters, on the other hand, tended to eat more on their fasting days and less on their feasting days-which appeared to even out to roughly a consistently restrictive diet. A study published May 1 in JAMA Internal Medicine by researchers from the University of IL at Chicago, Stanford, and the Nutrition Obesity Research Center in Louisiana followed 100 overweight participants for a year, broken into three groups: one following an alternative-day fasting diet; one following a more ... (more...)
Scott Baio adds tribute to Erin Moran following 'Happy Days' co-star's death
- May 02, 2017

Officials say Moran likely died of stage-four cancer, though they didn't specify what type. Standard toxicology tests results were still pending but no illegal narcotics were found at Moran's home, the statement advised. Williams, who played Potsie in " Happy Days ", said, "Erin was a person who made everyone around her feel better. Rest In It serenely now. too soon", he wrote. (more...)
Authorities: Wanted carjacker kills one in rampage Authorities: Wanted carjacker kills one in rampage
- May 01, 2017

He then fired at three or more people in neighboring communities. Another man was fatally shot in a third attack investigators now suspect was linked to the others. Vincent Plair. The two suspects were in a stolen vehicle at the time of the arrest, police said. "I didn't even realize it was a shot at first". Melody Taylor, who witnessed that shooting, told the station that she heard a person fire into one of the inn's rooms and drive away in a auto. (more...)
Australia home prices brake in April after blistering run Australia home prices brake in April after blistering run
- May 01, 2017

Hobart's housing market has staged a solid improvement over the past two years and is now the third best performing capital city on an annual basis, with dwelling values moving nearly 14% higher over the past twelve months alone. This was the first time the clearance rate fell below 70% in three months. The city and east regions both recorded 78.4 per cent followed by the south-west with 76.2 per cent, the upper north shore and the west each with 75 per cent and the central coast with a ... (more...)
First lady dedicates 'healing' garden at children's hospital First lady dedicates 'healing' garden at children's hospital
- April 30, 2017

The new Bunny Mellon Healing Garden is dedicated to USA first ladies and is named for Mellon, an American horticulturist, gardener, philanthropist and art collector who died in 2014. First lady Melania Trump, center, participates in a ribbon cutting ceremony and grand opening of the Bunny Mellon Healing garden at Children's National Hospital in Washington, Friday, April 28, 2017. (more...)
Indian doctors defend 500kg Egyptian's weight loss amid row Indian doctors defend 500kg Egyptian's weight loss amid row
- April 30, 2017

I am appalled at the irony that today Eman's health is the best it had ever been in past 25 years, yet her sister chooses to go down this path. Lakdawala informed HT they have already spoken to Counsel General Mr. Dr Lakdawala was unavailable for comment. "Being a mother, I can't see her in that condition". She said this incident would make other patients rethink before travelling for medical treatment. (more...)
Neurosurgeon plans to bring deceased BACK TO LIFE with pioneering BRAIN TRANSPLANT Neurosurgeon plans to bring deceased BACK TO LIFE with pioneering BRAIN TRANSPLANT
- April 30, 2017

Dr Canavero and Dr Xiaoping have also been in the news for preparing to attemot the world's first head transplant (See: Maverick Italian, Chinese docs set to attempt first head transplant). "It is not yet possible to revive human brains cryopreserved with present methods". The operation will be carried out at Harbin Medical University , northern China, and the patient will be Chinese, Prof Canavero said. (more...)
Diseases that kill world's poorest in retreat Diseases that kill world's poorest in retreat
- April 23, 2017

Recent efforts around the world have reduced the number of people affected by tropical diseases. Gates, who met last month with President Trump, said he made a point of telling the president how effective money spent on neglected tropical diseases can be. (more...)
Keeping up with Kapoors on Babita's b'day
- April 23, 2017

As she walked hand-in-hand with her husband Saif Ali Khan and posed for the shutterbugs with her natural pout just on point, she won a million hearts. Her natural tousled tresses rounded off her look. But that's not all. Gorgeous Kareena not slays with her bold fashion statements but the diva has become the first Bollywood actress to feature on a cover of a United Kingdom magazine. (more...)
Winnipeg man facing child pornography charges Winnipeg man facing child pornography charges
- April 22, 2017

This comes after an investigation which began on March 28, when the Southern Virginia Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force notified Waynesboro police about a possible child pornography case in the area. None of the victims are in Winnipeg and investigators are trying to find them, he said. Several other of his digital devices were confiscated and will be examined. (more...)
The Navy Bans E-Cigs Over Explosive 'Mishaps' The Navy Bans E-Cigs Over Explosive 'Mishaps'
- April 17, 2017

These injuries have included first- and second-degree burns, as well facial disfigurement. The injuries have occurred when the devices were being used, charged or replaced, or when they came into inadvertent contact with metal objects, according to the Navy. (more...)
N. Korea's behaviour can not continue: USA national security adviser
- April 17, 2017

He emphasized the U.S. hopes not to use military force but warned "this problem is coming to a head". The vice president spoke at a dinner after attending Easter church services with service members at the garrison. During a briefing with Gen. Vincent Brooks, head of U.S. Forces Korea, Pence said the alliance between Americans and South Koreans "is historic" and "a testament to the unshakeable bond between our people". (more...)
Punjab baby weighs more than 17 kgs at just eight months Punjab baby weighs more than 17 kgs at just eight months
- April 15, 2017

Doctors have been unable to obtain a blood sample from Chahat because her skin is abnormally thick, the news outlet reported. The family is aware that they should travel outside India to get better medical assistance, but they lack the funds to do that anytime soon. (more...)
Memphis Zoo welcomes baby giraffe Memphis Zoo welcomes baby giraffe
- April 14, 2017

Dobby is more than 5-feet-one tall and appears to be doing better after he received a plasma transfusion to help build his immune system. Bogey was born in the giraffe exhibit in front of dozens of visitors. Because of this, the zoo is having to raise Akili by hand. Despite the long wait, April is said to be in good health, as her baby bump continues to grow. (more...)
Depression Is Most Widespread Disease, Says World Health Organization Depression Is Most Widespread Disease, Says World Health Organization
- April 14, 2017

In many countries of the world, there is little or no support available for people with mental health disorders. The conversations explore the importance of not staying silent when it comes mental illness. However, failure to do so can be costly. This year's theme seeks to raise awareness of depression as the leading cause of ill-health and disability worldwide. (more...)
More than half of Americans approve of Obamacare now More than half of Americans approve of Obamacare now
- April 08, 2017

He has been heavily involved in talks as head of the House Freedom Caucus, a group of that chamber's 30 to 40 most conservative members that blocked a previous plan backed by President Donald Trump and House leadership to replace the ACA. It has left 2.8 million Americans to the tender mercies of just one insurance company - if that insurer sticks around. "We entered new markets with the intention of being a part of those markets for a long time to come", Bury said. (more...)
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (TEVA) Raised to Strong-Buy at Vetr Inc Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (TEVA) Raised to Strong-Buy at Vetr Inc
- April 07, 2017

Other equities research analysts have also issued reports about the stock. Argus Research maintained the shares of TEVA in report on Tuesday, July 28 with "Buy" rating . During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $1.32 earnings per share. It tells us what percentage of revenue a company keeps after all its bills are paid. (more...)
Sean Spicer Is Donald Trump's Twitter Translator At White House Press Briefing Sean Spicer Is Donald Trump's Twitter Translator At White House Press Briefing
- April 02, 2017

The Senate intelligence committee, which has thus far taken a strikingly more measured and bipartisan approach to its own Russian Federation probe, tried to keep its distance from the White House and asked that the documents uncovered by Trump aides be given to lawmakers via the appropriate agencies. (more...)
Smartphones Could Soon Be The First Step To Diagnosing Skin Cancer
- January 27, 2017

Once trained, the team then tested the system's ability to classify skin cancer by presenting it with just under 2,000 previously unseen images of skin lesions, whose nature had previously been determined by biopsy, and further compared the results for almost 400 of the images against the judgement of at least 21 dermatologists. (more...)