Medicine


Coffees A Day Keeps The Doctor Away...Literally Coffees A Day Keeps The Doctor Away...Literally
- August 28, 2017

Some studies have found similar benefits among those drinking decaffeinated versions, leading scientists to conclude that the antioxidant plant compounds in coffee may provide the most benefit. How's that fourth cup of joe? The research was conducted within the framework of the Seguimiento Universidad de Navarra (SUN) Project, a long-term prospective cohort study in more than 22,500 Spanish university graduates which started in 1999. (more...)
Buhari has no anointed candidate -Shettima — Anambra APC primary
- August 28, 2017

Governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima, who announced the result, said the election was the easiest and smoothest he had ever witnessed. Accreditation of delegates will hold at the Alex Ekwueme square, while the primaries will be held at the Dora Akunyuli Women Development Centre. (more...)
Cover up. West Nile-infected mosquitoes discovered in Clinton County Cover up. West Nile-infected mosquitoes discovered in Clinton County
- August 28, 2017

Toole County runs along the Canadian border on the northwestern side of the state. The West Nile virus is transmitted by mosquitoes who feed on birds infected with the virus. Rigby said the best way for residents to protect against bites is to "make sure you wear long sleeve trousers from dusk to dawn", and "make sure you're draining standing water around your home". (more...)
Global Positioning System and hospitals affected as cyber attack hits NHS Lanarkshire Global Positioning System and hospitals affected as cyber attack hits NHS Lanarkshire
- August 28, 2017

In May, hospitals and doctors' surgeries across Britain were forced to divert ambulances, turn away patients and cancel appointments after a cyber attack crippled some computer systems. By Sunday, Campbell posted that staff had "worked overnight to secure and reinstate our IT systems", adding that affected systems "are in the process of being fixed". (more...)
Sensex rises near 150 points, Nifty trades at 9899 Sensex rises near 150 points, Nifty trades at 9899
- August 28, 2017

The 30-scrip Sensitive Index ( Sensex ) of the BSE, which opened at 31,756.87 points, traded at 31,783.96 points - up 187.90 points or 0.59 per cent from Thursday's close at 31,596.06 points. "Top NSE traded stocks were Indian Oil Corp, Infosys and NTPC, while on the losing front were Dr. Reddy's Lab, Power Grid and Tata Motors ", Desai told IANS. (more...)
Sentiment Report: Tenet Healthcare Corp (NYSE:THC)
- August 28, 2017

Tenet Healthcare Corp. (THC) shares are up 30.43% for the week and that has got investors and traders sitting up and taking note. Laurion Capital Management Lp increased Seagate Technology Plc (STX) stake by 222.48% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. (more...)
Ike Shorunmu: Nigeria must play as a team against Cameroon Ike Shorunmu: Nigeria must play as a team against Cameroon
- August 28, 2017

Nigeria will welcome Cameroon in Uyo on the 1st of September 2017, while the return leg match is scheduled to be played in Yaounde three days later. But, as a replacement for the team ahead of the crucial tie, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has replaced the Arsenal ace with CSKA Moscow striker, Aaron Samuel, who was placed on the standby list of invited players for the encounter. (more...)
Moon calls for patience in dealing with N. Korea Moon calls for patience in dealing with N. Korea
- August 28, 2017

Pyongyang has recently faced a wave of worldwide sanctions over its test-firing of two intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) last month that apparently brought most of the United States into range for the first time . South Korea's presidential office has convened a meeting of its National Security Council to discuss the matter. South Korean and USA troops are now taking part in joint military drills , that involve computer simulations of war to test preparedness - the north ... (more...)
Help People Affected by Hurricane Harvey Help People Affected by Hurricane Harvey
- August 28, 2017

Anyone affected by this weekend's storms and needing assistance is highly encouraged to reach out to the Red Cross by calling 1-800-RED-CROSS. Meanwhile, Minnesota Power has about 30 lineworkers and support staff on standby to help with any power outages in Texas. (more...)
Not entered Dera headquarters, says Army, Haryana Chief Secretary General Rajpal Punia Not entered Dera headquarters, says Army, Haryana Chief Secretary General Rajpal Punia
- August 28, 2017

Earlier in the day, Army and paramilitary forces moved in to get the DSS headquarters, eight km from Sirsa town, vacated, a day after the sect chief was convicted of rape, sparking large-scale violence by his supporters. - Court will be in Sonaria (jail), Rohtak and arrangements being made. As mentioned by the Hindustan Times, police with the help of army sealed five congregation centres and a prayer centre in Kaithal. (more...)
No human cases of avian flu yet - DoH No human cases of avian flu yet - DoH
- August 28, 2017

The Department of Health (DoH) on Friday said there have been no confirmed human cases of avian influenza in the affected towns of Pampanga and Nueva Ecija since the Department of Agriculture (DoA) announced an outbreak there. Additional funds for the farmers of Jaen and San Isidro in Nueva Ecija will also be downloaded, DA officials said. "They developed fever, cough and cold", she said, adding some of them had diarrhea. (more...)
Triple-digit temperatures ramp up across San Diego County Triple-digit temperatures ramp up across San Diego County
- August 27, 2017

This weekend's weather is expected to exacerbate wildfires burning across Oregon, National Weather Service meteorologist Laurel McCoy said. Temperatures Sunday were expected to be in the mid-80s along the coast; and between 100 to 110 for the valleys, Inland Empire, and deserts. (more...)
Hurricane-hit Texas shifts 4500 prisoners Hurricane-hit Texas shifts 4500 prisoners
- August 27, 2017

And another Red Cross employee from Androscoggin County is also headed to assist. A vast area of Texas faces potentially devastating floods from the storm, which was could dump as many as 40 inches (100 centimeters) of rain in some regions. (more...)
Local Red Cross volunteers needed for Harvey relief efforts Local Red Cross volunteers needed for Harvey relief efforts
- August 27, 2017

Many residents were forced to evacuate to higher ground. "Really responding just to those first needs - food, clothing, shelter, having a place to stay", Mosley said. "You have to trust your people who are on the scene, give them the resources they need, turn them loose", the former Arkansas governor told "Fox & Friends" in the wake of the hurricane's damage. (more...)
Dera chief's conviction: LG directs Delhi police to ensure peace Dera chief's conviction: LG directs Delhi police to ensure peace
- August 27, 2017

The prohibitory orders in Delhi will remain in place till further orders, Verma said. Additional forces have been deployed across Delhi and police were patrolling areas till late night. Police have procured CCTV footages for further probe. A crowd of 1,000 people had reportedly gathered, said KS Dhatwalia, DG, PIB. They tried to set a DTC bus on fire, but managed to burn only some seats. (more...)
NJ Red Cross volunteers sent to Texas as Harvey makes landfall NJ Red Cross volunteers sent to Texas as Harvey makes landfall
- August 27, 2017

Donors can designate their donation to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts by choosing that option when donating on redcross.org or on 1-800-RED CROSS. "We do this by installing generators at critical public facilities like hospitals, water treatment plants, emergency centers, fire and police departments and anything that the state says is critical to the life, safety and health of the people of Texas". (more...)
Team Bhoomi launches Ganesh Aarti song on Ganesh Festival Team Bhoomi launches Ganesh Aarti song on Ganesh Festival
- August 27, 2017

Sanjay Dutt got together to welcome Ganpati on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi and he says that Ganpati has always blessed him. Besides Sanjay, director Omung Kumar , producer Bhushan Kumar and actors Sharad Kelkar and Aditi Rao Hydari were also present there. (more...)
Local Red Cross providing hurricane relief aid Local Red Cross providing hurricane relief aid
- August 27, 2017

Authorities in Texas so far do not have any confirmation of fatalities from monster Hurricane Harvey, which slammed into the state's Gulf Coast, dumping torrential rains, Governor Greg Abbott said Saturday. The Red Cross depends on financial donations to be able to provide disaster relief immediately. "We're thankful for their dedication to help others in a time of need". (more...)
Delhi tense after Dera violence spills over Delhi tense after Dera violence spills over
- August 27, 2017

BJP president Amit Shah's programme on Saturday was cancelled after the Delhi police imposed Section 144 in the national capital. There was, however, no large gatherings of followers of the Dera Sacha Sauda chief in Delhi yet, Verma said, adding that adequate security arrangements were in place to deal with any eventuality. (more...)
Caffeine induces cravings for sweet foods, suggests study Caffeine induces cravings for sweet foods, suggests study
- August 27, 2017

It is already known that caffeine has a powerful effect on adenosine receptors, which promote relaxation and sleepiness. Suppressing the receptors awakens people but decreases their ability to taste sweetness - which, ironically, may make them desire it more. (more...)