Medicine


Cult war claims one in Oyo LG poll Cult war claims one in Oyo LG poll
- May 16, 2018

Oyo State governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has congratulated winners in the state's local government election and the All Progressives Congress LG congress, urging them to be magnanimous in victory. Whilethe Unity Forum held the congress for Akinyele, Ibadan North West and Oluyole Local Government Areas at the APC secretariat, the Forumheld that of Ibadan North East Local Government at St. (more...)
Take part in the National Mental Health at Work Survey 2018 Take part in the National Mental Health at Work Survey 2018
- May 16, 2018

Workplace wellbeing at all levels can be improved if managers, who are often under significant stresses themselves, are able to spot the signs of stress in their team and be able to offer initial support with an open conversation and coping methods. (more...)
Airline Starts 'Cheapest Flight' From Delhi To New York. Via Iceland Airline Starts 'Cheapest Flight' From Delhi To New York. Via Iceland
- May 15, 2018

So passengers travelling to the USA will have a stop over at Reykjavik - acting as a hub for the airline - and then take a Wow flight to the US. As Traveler contributor Cynthia Drescher reported in April, Wow Premium tickets include "a seat with at least 37 inches of legroom; priority boarding and fast-track security; an in-flight meal and drinks; two checked bags; one carry-on item; one personal item; and fee-free flight rescheduling and cancellation protection". (more...)
World Health Organization aiming to wipe out trans fats World Health Organization aiming to wipe out trans fats
- May 15, 2018

Each year, more than 500,000 people die due to cardiovascular disease , that is attributed to intake of trans fats. In Denmark, the first country to mandate restrictions on industrially-produced trans fats, the trans fat content of food products declined dramatically and cardiovascular disease deaths declined more quickly than in comparable OECD countries. (more...)
Exercise is good for you - unless it's part of your job Exercise is good for you - unless it's part of your job
- May 15, 2018

The worldwide team of researchers, led by Dr Pieter Coenen from the VU University Medical Centre in Amsterdam, wrote: "These findings suggest that a physical activity paradox may exist in male workers, with high levels of occupational physical activity being associated with detrimental health consequences, in contrast with the existing evidence of beneficial health consequences with moderate and/or high level leisure time physical activity". (more...)
Aurangabad schools register 100 pass result in ICSE exam Aurangabad schools register 100 pass result in ICSE exam
- May 15, 2018

The topper said that students should pick up the stream that they love and then do their best to study it for the love of knowing about it, and not marks. Thirty-two students received a ideal score of 100 in computer application, according to school authorities. Some 146 Gems Modern Academy pupils sat the ISC exam this year, earning a batch average of 88.8 per cent. (more...)
New Haven public schools to close at the end of school year New Haven public schools to close at the end of school year
- May 15, 2018

A Cheyenne school district is under federal investigation for allegations of sexual and disability discrimination. Fortifying unprecedented legislation last year that enabled the state to intervene in Gary and Muncie, this year's House Bill 1315 would put the Muncie district under the control of Ball State University, further empower Gary's emergency manager, and effectively turn both districts' elected boards of education into figureheads. (more...)
Lethal pig virus similar to Sars could jump to humans, researchers say Lethal pig virus similar to Sars could jump to humans, researchers say
- May 15, 2018

In 2014, the virus was identified in the United States during a diarrhea outbreak in pigs from Ohio . Young, infected pigs experience acute diarrhea and vomiting . If the virus can choose to lock, it can enter the cell and potentially infect the host. Since then the virus has shown up in pigs in various countries . (more...)
Apple Now Boasts Second Largest Self-Driving Vehicle Fleet In California Apple Now Boasts Second Largest Self-Driving Vehicle Fleet In California
- May 15, 2018

There are 409 total self driving cars. Apple's self-driving auto program is still a mystery, but it appears to be centered around testing and collecting data for self-driving software, instead of a complete vehicle. Behind Apple lags Waymo, which has 51 vehicles registered in California, and Tesla, which has 39 vehicles. Apple's quickly growing fleet of cars suggests that it's certainly taking self-driving development seriously. (more...)
Report finds cases of STDs reach all-time high in California Report finds cases of STDs reach all-time high in California
- May 15, 2018

More than 300,000 cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and early syphilis were reported in 2017, officials said . See the CDPH's breakdown of the data here . The most reported sexually transmitted bacterial infections in the state, chlamydia and gonorrhea typically don't have symptoms but can cause problems including pelvic inflammatory disease and infertility, according to CDPH. (more...)
DU ensures zero technical glitches in online admission this session DU ensures zero technical glitches in online admission this session
- May 15, 2018

The university will conduct central counselling for remaining seats in the undergraduate courses after the fifth cutoff list. If I have already registered online on the DU undergraduate (UG) online portal, do I still need to fill up the offline form for undergraduate admission? DU is one of the prestigious universities of India. (more...)
Nawaz rejects NSC's declaration, demands National Commission to unearth facts Nawaz rejects NSC's declaration, demands National Commission to unearth facts
- May 15, 2018

In the backdrop of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif admitting role of cross-border militants in 2008 Mumbai attacks , Pakistan military's top civil body will hold a meeting on Monday to consider situation arising from Sharif's remarks. "They made the city no-go area and Liaquatabad which is their stronghold in past, depicts the real picture of their development projects as no development works were carried out there", she said. (more...)
Pompeo: US hopes to have North Korea as 'close partner' not enemy Pompeo: US hopes to have North Korea as 'close partner' not enemy
- May 15, 2018

Trump offered a compliment to the North Korean dictator, saying "We want to thank Kim Jong-un, who really was excellent to these three incredible people". However, Seoul hopes to keep the troops , which have been stationed in South Korea since the end of the Korean War in 1956. It would serve as a useful confidence-building measure. (more...)
Dorm Stabbing Victim, Attacker Not Students Dorm Stabbing Victim, Attacker Not Students
- May 15, 2018

Update: Lisa Vollendorf, who is an Incident Public Information Officer and Provost took to Twitter and explained that they are now working on ensuring the safety and security of their residential students and staff. Stickels says the man did not seem to be injured. It wasn't his blood. "He was moving fine", he said. Police cordoned off the entrances and exits to the Alicante building with tape and students were ordered not to leave their rooms. (more...)
Sonoma State Stabbing: 1 Dead, 1 Arrested in California Sonoma State Stabbing: 1 Dead, 1 Arrested in California
- May 15, 2018

After a search of the surrounding area, the suspect was taken into custody. In an 87-page report , state auditor Elaine Howle claimed that Sonoma "did not completely comply with requirements related to the oversight of health and safety policies, training and the inspection of laboratory safety equipment", and that the college had failed to conduct regular inspections of "critical safeguards". (more...)
California Regulators Give Go-ahead for Solar Panels on New Homes California Regulators Give Go-ahead for Solar Panels on New Homes
- May 15, 2018

Solar panels can be installed on buildings and houses, and there will be no need for deforestation as is required in building a new power plant. It represents the state's latest step to curb greenhouse gas emissions. On the contrary, Republican legislative leaders have expressed concern that cost of add-ons on housing will be unaffordable by Californians who are already grappling with the brunt of an extremely expensive market. (more...)
BAFTA TV Awards Honor 'Peaky Blinders,' 'This Country,' 'Handmaid's Tale' BAFTA TV Awards Honor 'Peaky Blinders,' 'This Country,' 'Handmaid's Tale'
- May 15, 2018

She told the Press Association: "I've spoken to people whose pay has gone up as a direct result of what I earn being put everywhere and that made me think it doesn't really matter what I think about it". Other winners included The Handmaid's Tale winning the award for best global series, This Country winning Scripted Comedy , Daisy May Cooper winning Female Performance in a Comedy Program for This Country and Toby Jones winning Male Performance in a Comedy Program for Detectorists ... (more...)
Snail Memory Transplant Performed Using RNA, Scientists Say Snail Memory Transplant Performed Using RNA, Scientists Say
- May 15, 2018

For decades, researchers have tried to pinpoint how, when, and where memories form. Each neuron has several thousand synapses. As study author David Glanzman told the BBC , "If memories were stored at synapses, there is no way our experiment would have worked". (more...)
American Red Cross seeks to 'Sound the Alarm' to prevent fire deaths
- May 15, 2018

Dayton Red Cross Executive Director Cory Paul says they're hoping to decrease the number of fatalities and injuries caused by house fires. "You get your family members and you're hightailing it out". "This is the most common disaster threat to an American family". Several homes in our region are now fire ready. And smoke alarms, he says, are proven to do just that. (more...)
Cardi B deletes Instagram account after beef with Azealia Banks
- May 15, 2018

We were really discussing our power amongst ourselves. Banks continued: "Like, if my spelling and grammar was that bad, I'd be cancelled". "This s- getting real bad every day on social media all you see is U.S. I never asked to be an example or a role model. She has voiced support for the scourge known as 45 and, as Cardi B . pointed out and stanned for skin-bleaching products to use on her deep chocolate skin. (more...)

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