Medicine


Insect-borne illnesses on the rise in the US — CDC Insect-borne illnesses on the rise in the US — CDC
- 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. Between 2004 and 2016, more than 640,000 cases of these diseases were reported, and 9 new germs spread by bites from infected mosquitoes and ticks were discovered or introduced in the US. (more...)
Bump on the head can double the risk of dementia Bump on the head can double the risk of dementia
- May 08, 2018

For those who suffered concussions with loss of consciousness, risk of dementia was 2.51 times greater. To look at the effect of the injuries, the United States researchers matched 178,779 military veterans who had suffered traumatic brain injuries with an equal number who had not. (more...)
Woman's runny nose turns out to be brain fluid Woman's runny nose turns out to be brain fluid
- May 08, 2018

She said her symptoms - coughing, sneezing, and needing to continuously blow her nose - began after she hit her head during traumatic vehicle accident in 2013. The colorless fluid goes around the brain and the spinal cord cushioning these organs, picking up important supplies from the blood, and eliminating waste products from brain cells . (more...)
Paris Hilton's hacker sentenced to 57 months in prison Paris Hilton's hacker sentenced to 57 months in prison
- May 08, 2018

Authorities said in charging documents that the defendant also stole nude photos of Hilton, but the pictures were not part of the plea. "I am constantly looking over my shoulder and even scared to walk into my home alone, fearful that this woman or her boyfriend or other risky friends are inside there waiting to hurt me or steal from me". (more...)
Man stabbed in west Delhi Man stabbed in west Delhi
- May 08, 2018

Prime accused Deepak, who is from from Uttarakhand and lives in Burari, has been arrested by the Delhi police and a case has also been registered. The victim, Vijay Deep, a resident of west Delhi's Vijay Garden, suffered a deep cut to his abdomen and died by the time he was rushed to a hospital, said Vijay Kumar, deputy commissioner of police (west). (more...)
SFI Protests Over NEET 2018, Detained by Police SFI Protests Over NEET 2018, Detained by Police
- May 08, 2018

Alleging that the present education policy of the state government was a total failure, the petitioner submitted that though students of Tamil Nadu secured high marks (like 1,190 out of 1,200 in the 12th standard exams), they were unable to succeed in competitive examinations including NEET (to qualify for medical courses). (more...)
Ronaldo ankle injury Ronaldo ankle injury "a small thing" says Zidane
- May 08, 2018

He received treatment on the ankle, then played on until half-time, when he was replaced by Marco Asensio. Now, according to Spanish publication Marca , the extent of Ronaldo's injury has become clear, with the forward not set to miss the final. (more...)
Walmart pharmacies to restrict opioid prescriptions nationwide Walmart pharmacies to restrict opioid prescriptions nationwide
- May 08, 2018

Some states have their own laws limiting how many days' worth of opioids pharmacies can provide; Walmart says in those cases, its pharmacies will follow state regulations. In January, Walmart said it would provide its customers filling prescriptions for opioids with a packet of powder that would help them dispose of leftover medication. (more...)
Bruce Willis Signs On For Mike Tyson Feature Film Bruce Willis Signs On For Mike Tyson Feature Film
- May 08, 2018

The film will be produced by Friend and Aimée Mullins for Circus Florist Films, and Marc Butan and Ara Keshishian of MadRiver Pictures. CAA is handling US rights and IMR International will begin foreign sales in Cannes this week. Of course, D'Amato would help shape the legendary (and controversial, ) career of Tyson on his path to two Junior Olympic gold medals and, in November 1986 at the age of 20 years and 4 months-old, the youngest heavyweight champion in the sport's history. (more...)
Gamecocks top Rebels, clinch third straight series Gamecocks top Rebels, clinch third straight series
- May 08, 2018

Eddy Demurias fanned three and allowed five hits and three runs in 4.1 innings. The Gamecocks improve to 27-18 (12-10 SEC) on the year while Mark Kingston picks up his 300th career win as a head coach. He is second on the team with 37 RBI, three behind LT Tolbert . The Gamecocks took their turn in the home run derby, knocking two solo shots in the sixth to take the lead. (more...)
Man sues Washington hospital after nurse allegedly infects him with hep C Man sues Washington hospital after nurse allegedly infects him with hep C
- May 08, 2018

The patient filed the suit on Friday, one day after the police arrested a 31-year-old nurse who is suspected of stealing drugs and deliberately exposing patients to hepatitis C. "What better person than someone who's got some narcotics issues, right?" The unusual saga of Weberg hit the newsstands when she was recently arrested at the Canadian border with her boyfriend. (more...)
Melanoma Monday raising awareness about dangers of skin cancer Melanoma Monday raising awareness about dangers of skin cancer
- May 08, 2018

If you wait until it becomes noticeable to you that's when it can be a problem. "While performing a skin self-exam, keep in mind that skin cancer can develop anywhere on the skin, not just in areas that are exposed to the sun", said Dr. Experts say folks should be putting on sunscreen every day! One of the tools we use is one you can use as well. If you're outside during the day you really need to be reapplying and that's where most people get stuck. (more...)
A Plant-Based Diet Increases Fertility in Women, Study Finds A Plant-Based Diet Increases Fertility in Women, Study Finds
- 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 ", said Jessica Grieger, a post-doctoral research fellow at Adelaide. (more...)
Handheld skin printer could help heal burn victims Handheld skin printer could help heal burn victims
- 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. The preferred treatment today is skin transplantation by a healthy donor, but often leaves a portion of the wound uncovered. (more...)
Aflac (NYSE:AFL) Releases FY18 Earnings Guidance
- May 07, 2018

AFLAC Inc has $100.0 highest and $45.0 lowest target. AFL stock opened at $44.45 on Friday. About 3.11M shares traded. Since May 6, 2017 AFL has risen 21.05% and is uptrending. The firm has "Hold" rating by Sandler O'Neill given on Thursday, April 5. On Thursday, February 1 RBC Capital Markets maintained Aflac Incorporated ( NYSE : AFL ) with "Sell" rating. (more...)
PDP will not be intimidated - Secondus PDP will not be intimidated - Secondus
- May 07, 2018

There was tight security at the Freedom Park venue of the rally as Armoured Personnel Carriers with armed security men and officers were stationed at strategic locations. Famodun said: "Because we are a party that cares for the well-being of the environment, we chose to clean up the mess left behind by the PDP after the rally". (more...)
Global Baby Foods Market 2018 - Abbott, Danone SA, Hain Celestial Group Global Baby Foods Market 2018 - Abbott, Danone SA, Hain Celestial Group
- May 06, 2018

This helps to understand the overall market and to recognize the growth opportunities in the global Food safety testing Market . The Baby Food report also includes a data of the key players performing in this market. The laminated tubes segment is expected to grow at the highest rate during the forecast period owing to multi-layered barrier structure, which provides excellent barrier properties and minimizes the transfer of oxygen and light. (more...)
England kick of Euro 17 campaign with win at Proact Stadium England kick of Euro 17 campaign with win at Proact Stadium
- May 06, 2018

Cooper's side moved the ball round a well-drilled defence and Vontae Daley-Campbell set up Daly to score . They had gone in front, and deservedly so despite creating few clear-cut chances, as Tommy Doyle smashed a fantastic penalty home. (more...)
Spinners choke RCB to give CSK an easy win Spinners choke RCB to give CSK an easy win
- May 06, 2018

They have won seven of those matches while losing three. Match started to shift in RCB's favor before Dhoni hit three sixes in the 18 over off Yuzvendra Chahal to finish the match at the end of 18th over. The only other RCB batsman to reach double figures was tailender Tim Southee who remained unbeaten on 36 off 26 balls. But his move did not pay off as Ravindra Jadeja struck a big blow with his first ball of the match when he bowled the RCB skipper with a delivery that turned in ... (more...)
Woman raped by ward boy in Hyderabad government hospital Woman raped by ward boy in Hyderabad government hospital
- May 06, 2018

The home guard, who was aware of the incident, was also arrested by the police for hushing up the crime. He threatened her with dire consequences and took her to the first floor inside the hospital and raped her, the complaint said. Soon after the woman lodged the complaint, B Nagaraju, the 45-year-old ward attendant, was arrested after the woman identified him from photographs of staff members shown to her. (more...)