Medicine


Maldives President Declares State Of Emergency As Crisis Worsens Maldives President Declares State Of Emergency As Crisis Worsens
- February 08, 2018

China views the Maldives as key to its Maritime Silk Road project in the Indian Ocean as it has already acquired Hambantota port in Sri Lanka and Djibouti in the Horn of Africa. Last Thursday the court dismissed charges of terrorism against nine opposition leaders, and reinstated 12 legislators who lost their seats when they moved to the opposition in 2017. (more...)
Worldwide diplomacy, not force, could be the way forward in Maldives: China Worldwide diplomacy, not force, could be the way forward in Maldives: China
- February 08, 2018

They were not occupiers but liberators. "This is why Maldivians look to India now". Nasheed has appealed to regional superpower India to send troops to the strategically located archipelago, which has grown increasingly close to regional rival China under Yameen's leadership. (more...)
Hospitals should sell e-cigarettes and allow patients to vape Hospitals should sell e-cigarettes and allow patients to vape
- February 08, 2018

Public Health England (PHE) has released a controversial document stating patients should be allowed to vape in side-rooms and purchase e-cigarettes in hospital shops to help stop them smoking regular cigarettes. "Some hospitals will decide, especially with their longer-term patients or patients who don't have a choice whether they are there or not, where it will be appropriate to have spaces indoors to have spaces where vaping is permitted". (more...)
Eight burnt to death in Ogun tanker accident
- February 08, 2018

He said the truck had hit the tanker by the side and spilled its contents on the road, and later caught fire. Akinbiyi explained that the casualties were people inside the container. The accident, which occurred at about 11:25am, occurred near the sandcrete within 5km radius of where RCC diverted traffic to enable repairs of the weakened bridges around the sections of the expressway. (more...)
Optimistic attitudes about growing older cut back danger of dementia Optimistic attitudes about growing older cut back danger of dementia
- February 08, 2018

For the new research, a team led by Becca Levy of the Yale School of Public Health used survey results from the Health and Retirement Study , which is conducted every other year by the University of Michigan Institute of Social Research. (more...)
Take-Two raises forecast on boost from Take-Two raises forecast on boost from "NBA 2K18", "Grand Theft Auto"
- February 08, 2018

In fact, four years after the game's initial release, Grand Theft Auto V continues to post immensely strong sales numbers. "Our stellar results were highlighted by record recurrent consumer spending on both Grand Theft Auto Online and National Basketball Association 2K18, robust ongoing sales of Grand Theft Auto V , and the successful launch of WWE 2K18", said Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick. (more...)
Big-time North Carolina DT Rick Sandidge commits to SC
- February 08, 2018

SC - which landed both the final official and in-home visits - countered on Saturday when Muschamp, Bentley, defensive coordinator Travaris Robinson, defensive line coach Lance Thompson and outside linebackers coach Mike Peterson joined to answer final questions and enjoy hot dogs, baked beans and macaroni and cheese. (more...)
Flu outbreak closes Cullman County schools Thursday and Friday Flu outbreak closes Cullman County schools Thursday and Friday
- February 08, 2018

School officials said they want to provide students and staff with the flu enough time to recover and get well. "And some of them are getting better and coming back with weakened immune systems and they're getting the flu again", he says, "so I just feel like we've got to try something". (more...)
American Electric Power Company Inc (NYSE:AEP) Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.62 American Electric Power Company Inc (NYSE:AEP) Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.62
- February 08, 2018

The fund owned 49,120 shares of the utilities provider's stock after acquiring an additional 5,142 shares during the period. Therefore 55% are positive. (NYSE:AEP) is 0.008757. About 704,085 shares traded. The ERP5 of American Electric Power Company, Inc . (NYSE:AEP) are -11.77% since the start of 2016. (more...)
Active Performers: TRI Pointe Group, Inc. (TPH)
- February 08, 2018

The stock decreased 1.78% or $0.29 during the last trading session, reaching $15.96. The Meet Group, Inc. GlaxoSmithKline plc (NYSE:GSK) has risen 4.26% since February 7, 2017 and is uptrending. Therefore 30% are positive. TRI Pointe Homes had 20 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (NYSE:DHI) on Thursday, September 29 with "Outperform" rating. (more...)
Wesley confirms two children died because of flu Wesley confirms two children died because of flu
- February 08, 2018

Flu viruses change constantly, even over the course of a single flu season. But this isn't a typical flu season. H2N3, aka "Hong Kong flu", is the most resistant flu virus and it can live for up to 24-48 hours on plastic and metal surfaces and can easily prone to secondary complications. (more...)
New study suggests diet could affect deadly spread of breast cancer New study suggests diet could affect deadly spread of breast cancer
- February 07, 2018

He was the lead author of a study published in the science journal Nature . The study was funded by a National Cancer Institute specialized program of research excellence (SPORE) grant in breast cancer at Mayo Clinic (P50 CA116201), National Institutes of Health grants CA116167 and CA192393, and the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. (more...)
2 confirmed dead, 70 injured in train crash and derailment 2 confirmed dead, 70 injured in train crash and derailment
- February 07, 2018

He said the freight train, which had no one aboard, "was on the track it was supposed to be on". Authorities say the Silver Star from NY to Miami with almost 150 aboard, struck the empty CSX train around 2:45 a.m. "I want his legacy to be that they improve safety on the railroad because of what happened Sunday". Officials say a passenger and freight train crashed. (more...)
Tide Pods look too tasty: NY lawmakers want a change Tide Pods look too tasty: NY lawmakers want a change
- February 07, 2018

State Senator Brad Hoylman and Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas, both New York City Democrats, announced their proposal on Tuesday - in the hopes the new law would discourage people from eating the laundry detergent pods. Adults with dementia and children are also at risk. However, it seems unlikely these changes would dissuade teenagers from consuming the pods. The urge to change the packaging and color of Tide Pods comes after a disturbing social media trend called #TidePodChallenge ... (more...)
Duque confirmed as health chief Duque confirmed as health chief
- February 07, 2018

Duque admitted that when he took over as Health secretary last November, he, too, was surprised to discover the overstocking of some medicines, such as Lozartan and that, despite this, there were plans to purchase more the following year. The meeting will be held at 3 p.m. "There should be a pathologist's opinion". Philippine presidential spokesperson Harry Roque made a statement to welcome the confirmation of the appointment. (more...)
FDA Issues Warning on Herbal Pain Reliever Kratom FDA Issues Warning on Herbal Pain Reliever Kratom
- February 07, 2018

However, he stated that the agency recognizes that there is still much that is unknown about kratom. Gottlieb added, "Kratom should not be used to treat medical conditions, nor should it be used as an alternative to prescription opioids". (more...)
Special Report on Natalie Wood Death Leads Throws Suspicion Back in Spotlight Special Report on Natalie Wood Death Leads Throws Suspicion Back in Spotlight
- February 07, 2018

On Monday, investigators said they want to interview the actor about the death of Natalie Wood . Previously unknown witnesses who were identified following a 2011 press conference on the case provided only a "more articulate timeline" into events during the hours leading up to Wood's death , said Capt. (more...)
FG Decries Alarming Increase In Cases Of Lassa Fever Across Nigeria FG Decries Alarming Increase In Cases Of Lassa Fever Across Nigeria
- February 07, 2018

The minister further said that efforts to mitigate Lassa fever outbreak in Nigeria started in May 2017. Lassa fever belongs to the same family as Marburg and Ebola, two deadly viruses that lead to infections with fever, vomiting and in worst-case scenarios, haemorrhagic bleeding. (more...)
Hot tea linked to esophageal cancer in smokers, drinkers Hot tea linked to esophageal cancer in smokers, drinkers
- February 07, 2018

And hot tea alone did not carry a significant risk increase. As popular as tea is in the United Kingdom and China, you might be surprised to learn that neither country is the world's largest consumer of the hot drink. Another limitation is that study participants reported on their own smoking and drinking habits, and their reports could be unreliable. Failing to do so might raise your risk of esophageal cancer, suggests a study in the Annals of Internal Medicine by Chinese researchers. (more...)
Auto Expo 2018: Hero MotoCorp Introduces India's First 200cc Adventure Bike XPulse Auto Expo 2018: Hero MotoCorp Introduces India's First 200cc Adventure Bike XPulse
- February 07, 2018

The prices of the new models have not been announced yet. This feature is very useful, especially in off-road conditions. This engine produces 18.2 BHP of max power at 8000 RPM and 17.1 Nm of peak torque at 6500 RPM, while it comes mated to a 5-speed transmission. (more...)