Medicine


Preparing for flu season Preparing for flu season
- September 20, 2017

Lawrence Martinelli, Infectious Diseases-Covenant Health. They've had nothing reported so far and the CDC doesn't have their flu map up for this season yet, meaning no active transmissions. If your face swells up, you have trouble breathing, you have an anaphylactic type reaction then no, but those people are extraordinarily rare. It is important to remember that the influenza vaccine takes about two weeks to provide protection against the flu. (more...)
Wafu: Konadu blames injuries for Nigeria defeat Wafu: Konadu blames injuries for Nigeria defeat
- September 20, 2017

We look forward to the semifinals with confidence. Ghana awaits its semi-final opponent from Group B. "We must show character and efficiency at the rear, and middle and the fore. Ghana will face the second placed team in Group B on Thursday in the first semi-final at the Cape Coast Stadium, while the home-based Super Eagles of Nigeria will take on the victor of Group A also on Thursday. (more...)
Bitten twice, Arizona man 'ain't gonna play with snakes no more' Bitten twice, Arizona man 'ain't gonna play with snakes no more'
- September 20, 2017

He suddenly made a decision to grab it and play with it like he used to do back in the day. After being bitten by a rattlesnake when he was 19, Victor Pratt probably should have known better than to get near one. Curry said the importance of inserting a tube in the patients airway is even more urgent with face bites. "(If) that endotracheal tube would come out, because of severe neck swelling, it would be hard or impossible to immediately put it back in or immediately perform.an ... (more...)
Hogs to wear Cowboy-inspired uniforms for A&M game Hogs to wear Cowboy-inspired uniforms for A&M game
- September 20, 2017

The uniforms will ditch the white trousers and red helmets for Cowboy's iconic grey that makes up most of its uniform. Even as a fan of the Philadelphia Eagles, I can admit this is a pretty cool idea and creative way to pay tribute to Jones, who played for the Razorbacks in the '60s and was a co-captain on the 1964 national championship team. (more...)
IL reports first human death of West Nile virus for the year IL reports first human death of West Nile virus for the year
- September 19, 2017

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs has announced that five cases of West Nile Virus in equine have been reported to the Ministry since Friday, September 15. Most people bitten by an infected mosquito suffer from West Nile Fever, which the Indiana State Department of Health calls "a milder form of the illness" and can include headache, fever, body aches, or a rash. (more...)
Florida hospital calls photos of newborns 'outrageous, unnacceptable' Florida hospital calls photos of newborns 'outrageous, unnacceptable'
- September 19, 2017

In the caption she wrote, "How I now feel about these mini Satans". The post also explains that in one of the Snapchat screenshots, the "navy nurse" and her friend held up the baby, making the baby dance to rap music. "It's outrageous, unacceptable, incredibly unprofessional, and can not be tolerated", the statement read. Naval Hospital Jacksonville released a statement that reads in part "we have identified the staff members involved". (more...)
Struggling to Lose Weight? Pay Attention to Your Gut Struggling to Lose Weight? Pay Attention to Your Gut
- September 19, 2017

Here are some diets from this year that might be worth testing out. This part-time diet allows for the person to eat what they want for five days of the week. A reason why many people find it quite hard to stay on a strict diet for longer than a few weeks, is because the body tries to compensate for the sudden lack of food that its not used to. (more...)
Arsenal fear striker Danny Welbeck could be sidelined for four weeks Arsenal fear striker Danny Welbeck could be sidelined for four weeks
- September 19, 2017

Welbeck has started all five of the club's league games thus far and his absence in the coming weeks will be a big blow to Arsene Wenger. Welbeck was, however, forced off during the second half of that contest and his manager has confirmed that another stint on the sidelines is awaiting the unfortunate 26-year-old. (more...)
Nerf gun causes severe eye damage, says expert Nerf gun causes severe eye damage, says expert
- September 19, 2017

Bullets from Nerf guns can cause serious eye injuries, doctors from a London eye hospital are warning. Doctors have warned of the dangers of Nerf guns - after a spike in eye injuries. Medics said that no safe distance for avoidance of significant eye trauma can be established from the cases seen. In journal BMJ Case Reports , the doctors said: 'This emphasises the seriousness of ocular injury from Nerf gun projectiles and calls into consideration the need for protective eyewear with ... (more...)
North Korea: UN Sanctions Motivate Acceleration of Nuclear Weapon Development North Korea: UN Sanctions Motivate Acceleration of Nuclear Weapon Development
- September 19, 2017

The U.S. warplanes also conducted formation training with Japanese fighter jets over waters near the southern island of Kyushu, according to the Pacific Command. Officials in Germany, which holds an election Sunday, have been adamant that there must be a diplomatic solution. "The so-called " China's responsibility theory" is essentially moral kidnapping", the People's Daily said in a commentary. (more...)
Hyderabad: Police arrest man and his parents for allegedly killing wife Hyderabad: Police arrest man and his parents for allegedly killing wife
- September 19, 2017

Cyberabad police have arrested the accused - K Rushi Kumar (26) - in connection with the incident, which occurred at Rock Town Colony near Nagole on the outskirts of Hyderabad . The woman, Harika, a native of Kusumanchi in Khammam district recently obtained admission in BDS at Kamineni Medical College. He also harassed her for dowry. (more...)
Evacuation orders issued for Puerto Rico as Hurricane Maria closes in Evacuation orders issued for Puerto Rico as Hurricane Maria closes in
- September 19, 2017

This means the possibility of gale-force winds (39 mph) arriving from Maria, now a hurricane, within 48 hours. Hurricane Maria strengthened to a "potentially catastrophic Category 5 Hurricane" - with sustained winds of 160 miles per hour, the National Hurricane Center said in its 8 p.m. (more...)
San Diego Combats Hepatitis Outbreak By Adding Bathrooms With 24-Hour Security San Diego Combats Hepatitis Outbreak By Adding Bathrooms With 24-Hour Security
- September 19, 2017

This map, released by the City of San Diego on September 16, 2017, shows locations of public restrooms in downtown San Diego. Officials have mostly focused on areas where homeless San Diegans use to congregate -including Market and 16th Street down through Commercial -, washing the sidewalks more and developing three dozens of those 40 washing stations. (more...)
Pediatricians offer first advice on teen tattoos, piercings Pediatricians offer first advice on teen tattoos, piercings
- September 19, 2017

The full report was released Monday online. Breuner, lead author and Chair of the AAP Committee on Adolescence, will present the AAP recommendations at the AAP National Conference and Exhibition at McCormick Place. Of all modern societal trends - including that of people glued to their phones rather than devoting full attention to their driving, walking, etc. - I personally find the tattoo / body piercing craze to be the most disturbing. (more...)
Leeds United's Stuart Dallas expects swift response against Burnley Leeds United's Stuart Dallas expects swift response against Burnley
- September 19, 2017

Charlie Taylor made the same move as Wood in the summer and Dallas added: "We've got to show them they left here - and obviously they've gone to the Premier League - but we've got to show them maybe they made the wrong choice". "But now, more players are chipping in and that can only be a good thing". "There's a fair chance we make changes. I look at it as a competition we want to do well in". (more...)
At least 44 people killed by cholera in north-eastern Nigeria At least 44 people killed by cholera in north-eastern Nigeria
- September 19, 2017

The Borno State Police Command has confirmed the death of 10 persons following separate attacks by suspected Boko Haram terrorists on two villages in the state . It was later liberated in 2015 by the Nigerian military. Since Boko Haram first began its insurgency in 2009, it has killed more than 20,000 people and displaced some 2.3 million others. (more...)
Shares in Altria Group Inc (MO) Acquired by Cutter & CO Brokerage Inc
- September 18, 2017

About 13.42M shares traded or 267.67% up from the average. Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) has risen 5.92% since September 17, 2016 and is uptrending. MO's profit will be $1.69B for 17.72 P/E if the $0.88 EPS becomes a reality. Moreover, Hudson Valley Advisors Adv has 0.44% invested in Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO) for 22,090 shares. (more...)
Hurricane Maria Strengthens to Category 3 Storm Hurricane Maria Strengthens to Category 3 Storm
- September 18, 2017

With Jose and Maria gaining strength over the weekend, Lee was the "runt of the litter", Keebler said. By Friday, the storm could hit the Turks and Caicos, another Irma victim, as it heads toward the Bahamas. The latest data on Jose show its threats to the USA have diminished, although an area from Fenwick Island, Delaware, to Sandy Hook, New Jersey, is under a tropical storm watch, according to the NHC's 5 p.m. (more...)
Buhari Arrives New York, To Speak On Tuesday — UN General Assembly Buhari Arrives New York, To Speak On Tuesday — UN General Assembly
- September 18, 2017

However, the return date of the president was not disclosed. Also on board with the President are the Governors of Ondo Rotimi Akeredolu, Abubakar Yari of Zamfara and Dave Omahi of Ebony states as well as the President's Spokesman, Femi Adeshina. (more...)
Has $35.83 Million Position in Procter & Gamble Co (PG) Has $35.83 Million Position in Procter & Gamble Co (PG)
- September 18, 2017

The shares were sold at an average price of $92.65, for a total transaction of $1,869,213.75. Finally, Macquarie began coverage on shares of Procter & Gamble Co in a research note on Thursday. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: "Procter & Gamble Company (The) (PG) Shares Sold by PGGM Investments" was originally posted by Dispatch Tribunal and is the sole property of of Dispatch Tribunal. (more...)