Medicine


Nigeria Recovers N7.8 Billion Through Whistleblower Policy Nigeria Recovers N7.8 Billion Through Whistleblower Policy
- May 09, 2018

He said this in Abuja while declaring open a week-long event organised by the federal government to celebrate the successes it has achieved through the Open Government Partnership, OGP, initiative. "We have set up a Presidential Committee on Asset Recovery (PCAR), and developed procedures and guidance to ensure that all recovered funds are paid into a single Central Bank Asset Recovery account, for improved transparency and ease of management". (more...)
Saudi Arabia says driving ban on women to be lifted June 24 Saudi Arabia says driving ban on women to be lifted June 24
- May 09, 2018

Training will vary between six to 30 hours, depending on the applicant's driving skills, it added. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, 32, is thought to be the "driving force" behind the ban being lifted, and his Vision 2030 plan for a post-oil era hopes to elevate women to a third of the workforce - it is now 22%. (more...)
Baldness cure could be found in an osteoporosis drug, study finds Baldness cure could be found in an osteoporosis drug, study finds
- May 09, 2018

The only other option available to patients is hair transplantation surgery. Whether it's from stress, male pattern baldness, or simply because a person's hair may be thinning, it's tough losing hair, but there could be a solution. After just six days it caused human hair follicles to grow 2mm. The osteoporosis drug blocks the protein, sending follicles rapidly into the active "anagen" phase of hair growth. (more...)
HIV's Ancient Cousin Spreading in Central Australia HIV's Ancient Cousin Spreading in Central Australia
- May 09, 2018

Rates of infection of exceeding 40% in some adult groups in remote areas of Oz. HTLV-1 is spread through blood contact, unprotected sex and from mother to child during birth or breastfeeding. Dr Graham Taylor, a clinician and professor at Imperial College London , told CNN the infection rate is "extraordinary". The doc added: "The virus is neglected, and the diseases that it causes are neglected". (more...)
Fitbit (NYSE:FIT) Earning Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Accern Reports
- May 09, 2018

Akorn, Inc. This company shares tumbled -65.42% from their most recent record high of $33.95 and now hold $1.57 billion in market value of equity. For the next year, analysts expect that the firm will post sales of $1.49 billion per share, with estimates ranging from $1.35 billion to $1.73 billion. (more...)
Fallen Kingdom to release early in India Fallen Kingdom to release early in India
- May 09, 2018

The first part, Jurassic World , which released in 2015, made box office collection of Rs 147 crore in India and ranked among the top five Hollywood films in India. Meanwhile, star Chris Pratt is coming off the global success of Avengers: Infinity War, and will move on to Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 3 soon. The sequel will have Owen Grady and Claire Dearing return to the island of Isla Nublar to save the remaining dinosaurs from a volcano that's about to erupt. (more...)
Police Seeking Highgate Pair After Human Remains Found Police Seeking Highgate Pair After Human Remains Found
- May 09, 2018

Police say the victim has been tentatively identified as 35-year-old Troy Ford, of Highgate. Guttilla and another Highgate resident police believe was involved, Corey Cassani, 28, are now on the lam and considered armed and unsafe. Erika Guttilla and Cassani were not found at that time. The murder allegedly took place in the Charles Circle home, and cops believe Carmen Guttilla, 60, and Cassani "had involvement in this case". (more...)
Supreme Judicial Court Rejects Challenge to Charter School Cap Supreme Judicial Court Rejects Challenge to Charter School Cap
- May 09, 2018

To view the full article, register now. The 44-page ruling says parties can make the case that universities are responsible for the mental health and emotional well-being of their students, but in the case of Nguyen the school did what it could for the student. (more...)
Mental Health Commission of Canada Statement on Mental Health Week Mental Health Commission of Canada Statement on Mental Health Week
- May 09, 2018

The Stay The Night committee was created by a group of friends, health-care professionals, and mental health advocates in order to raise funds to assist in the care given to those living with mental illness. With the theme, "There is no Health without Mental Health", the event means to raise awareness about how mental wellness, recovery and resiliency are essential components of health, organizers said. (more...)
USPSTF Updates Prostate Cancer Screening Recommendations USPSTF Updates Prostate Cancer Screening Recommendations
- May 09, 2018

Alex Krist, vice-chairman for the US Preventive Services Task Force. This was based on grade D evidence suggesting that the harms of testing outweigh the benefits. Men aged 55 to 69 should have the right to be screened for prostate cancer, according to revised USA guidance that highlights a hard decision faced by millions in Britain. (more...)
9746 voter ID cards found at Bengaluru apartment genuine: Election Commission 9746 voter ID cards found at Bengaluru apartment genuine: Election Commission
- May 09, 2018

Sadananada Gowda said they had discovered over 20,000 ID cards, five laptops, a printer and thousands of Election Commission forms used by new voters to enrol. "In Raja Rajeshwari Nagar constituency, there are 4,35,439 electors with EP ratio of 75.43". The political battle for Karnataka has reached its acme where ruling Congress, BJP, and Janata Dal (Secular) are leaving no stone unturned to win the trust of voters who will cast their votes on May 12. (more...)
DXC Unveils Red Hat OpenShift-Backed Managed Container Service DXC Unveils Red Hat OpenShift-Backed Managed Container Service
- May 09, 2018

Given that liquidity is king in short-term, DK is a stock with 82.11 million shares outstanding that normally trades 9.51% of its float. Gofen & Glossberg Limited Liability Com Il holds 41,742 shares. Across Red Hat's partner ecosystem, SIs are taking notice of Kubernetes' importance to digital transformation and cloud-native development, and are turning to Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform to help fuel these organizational efforts. (more...)
Can a Very Low-Carb Diet Control Type 1 Diabetes? Can a Very Low-Carb Diet Control Type 1 Diabetes?
- May 08, 2018

The patients for the objective of this study were drawn from TypeOneGrit which is a Facebook community of people with type 1 diabetes and are committed to a very-low-carbohydrate diet in accordance with the recommendations by the book Dr. (more...)
Alligators are taking over the world, deal with it Alligators are taking over the world, deal with it
- May 08, 2018

According to the works conducted by the authors from Duke University , major predators , including alligators, sea otters , gray wolves , mountain lions and other animals are not confined to their usual habitats in search of food and expanding their habitat, fighting with people for their ecosystem that people were slowly taken from them in the past. (more...)
DRC confirms two cases of Ebola in north-western town DRC confirms two cases of Ebola in north-western town
- May 08, 2018

There are various hemorrhagic fevers. All the cases were reported from a clinic at Ilkoko Iponge, located about 30 kilometres (20 miles) from Bikoro, where treatment capacities are limited, the World Health Organization said. Without preventive measures, the virus can spread quickly between people and is fatal in up to 90 percent of cases. The virus is handed on by contact with bodily fluids - touching a sick or dead person is a well-known source of infection. (more...)
Over 1 lakh patients in India die before they turn 20 Over 1 lakh patients in India die before they turn 20
- May 08, 2018

Proper diagnosis before child birth is required to prevent it from getting passed down to the off-springs. - Every year 10,000 children with thalassaemia major are born in India. It is a genetic disorder due to which a patient can not make enough hemoglobin found in Red Blood Cells (RBC's). The blood transfusion requirement increases as the person grows. (more...)
Gov greets on World Red Cross Day Gov greets on World Red Cross Day
- May 08, 2018

On this day, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement comes together to thank all its volunteers who willingly give their time, energy, expertise and effort to help others. Funding is triggered by pre-set thresholds such as rainfall forecasts combined with rising river levels, Maarten van Aalst, director of the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre, told the Thomson Reuters Foundation. (more...)
Mother, 2 kids killed in fiery crash on I-95 Mother, 2 kids killed in fiery crash on I-95
- May 08, 2018

Judd Jones told The State newspaper in Columbia that all three victims died at the scene. The collision caused the vehicle to run off the left side of the road, into the median, before it struck a tree and caught fire. The incident remains under investigation. Amber Stanley, 24, and her two children Jack (4) and Autumn (2) from Callahan, Florida, all died as a result of the crash. (more...)
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...)