Medicine


Researchers Claim Climate Change Affecting Our Health
- November 01, 2017

New Zealand is not immune to the threats posed by climate change, as highlighted in a recent Royal Society of New Zealand report, Human Health Impacts of Climate Change for New Zealand. "As we move in the right direction, we hope for a step-change from governments to tackle the cause and impacts of climate change. Warming temperatures and changing rainfall patterns can also help diseases appear in new places, and could even contribute to the emergence of entirely new diseases". (more...)
Malaysia data breach comprises 46.2M mobile numbers Malaysia data breach comprises 46.2M mobile numbers
- November 01, 2017

Lowyat.net, a Malaysian news site that also operates online forums, said earlier this month it had found an individual attempting to use one of its forums to sell the data. It included lists of mobile phone numbers, identification card numbers, home addresses, and SIM card data of 46.2 million customers from at least 12 Malaysian mobile phone operators. (more...)
FDA approves AstraZeneca's treatment for rare blood cancer
- November 01, 2017

Mantle cell lymphoma is a rare and fast-growing type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma and, according to the National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health, represents 3 to 10 percent of all non-Hodgkin lymphoma cases in the U.S. Clinical data from a single-arm trial with 124 mantle cell lymphoma patients who had received at least one prior treatment demonstrated 81 percent to show a complete or partial response (40 percent complete, 41 percent partial response). (more...)
Jaipur civic body headquarters staff begins day with national anthem Jaipur civic body headquarters staff begins day with national anthem
- November 01, 2017

As per the directive, the national anthem will be sung daily at 9.50 am and the national song at 5.55 pm. For him, it is more important for the staff to sing the national anthem than do their job properly. "We are not telling people to raise religious slogans", Lahoti said. "In any government office, there can not be a bigger positive sense or positive energy than the national anthem", Lahoty told the Indian Express . (more...)
Cooper Tire & Rubber's (CTB) Cooper Tire & Rubber's (CTB) "Hold" Rating Reiterated at Jefferies Group LLC
- November 01, 2017

The company has market cap of $7.84 billion. Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. Earnings surprises can have a huge impact on a company's stock price. It has outperformed by 0.56% the S&P500. Therefore 70% are positive. Barclays Capital maintained it with "Overweight" rating and $104 target in Monday, April 18 report. The company was maintained on Thursday, October 12 by Jefferies. (more...)
Halloween Parade treats kids at St. Joseph's Halloween Parade treats kids at St. Joseph's
- November 01, 2017

Children were able to get the all-important candy as staff worked to put a smile on their faces. The annual Halloween tradition takes place in the hospital's schoolroom. "Making their Halloween a little bit more special while they're staying here", said Parker. It's such a fun thing. "And who doesn't want to dress up like Elsa?" asked Casey Johnson, who is a nurse at Sanford Hospital. (more...)
Alzheimer's disease might not just be a brain problem
- November 01, 2017

Until now, scientists have generally believed that deposits of amyloid-beta found in the brain originate in the brain. " Alzheimer's disease is clearly a disease of the brain, but we need to pay attention to the whole body to understand where it comes from, and how to stop it", Song noted. (more...)
Zia Marching Band Fiesta showcases bands from across New Mexico Zia Marching Band Fiesta showcases bands from across New Mexico
- November 01, 2017

Following a rousing performance that began with music from the classic horror film The Exorcist , the band waited in the bleachers, anxious to hear if they had made the cut. Schools are judged on various aspects of music performance, visual performance and general effect. "Actually winning it this year puts the icing on the cake". (more...)
Colin Kaepernick Reportedly Frozen Out of NFL Discussions Colin Kaepernick Reportedly Frozen Out of NFL Discussions
- October 31, 2017

Kaepernick's attorney, however, told Slate that those reports are incorrect, and Kaepernick has not been invited to anything. After Houston Texans owner Bob McNair apologized on Friday for his controversial "inmates running the prison" remarks, the players coalition extended an invitation for McNair, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and Kaepernick to attend a Monday meeting in Philadelphia to discuss player concerns. (more...)
This company will give you extra holidays if you are a non-smoker This company will give you extra holidays if you are a non-smoker
- October 31, 2017

He spoke about how some Japanese companies are now offering non-smoking staff extra days off and he believes that Ireland should follow suit. "I hope to encourage employees to quit smoking through incentives rather than penalties or coercion", he said. (more...)
Delhi HC sets aside election of Praful Patel as AIFF president Delhi HC sets aside election of Praful Patel as AIFF president
- October 31, 2017

Sports activist and lawyer Rahul Mehra had filed a writ in the Delhi HC in 2012, contesting the election process of the AIFF and other sports federations on the grounds that it did not adhere to the National Sports Code. "Once AIFF receives the copy of the Order from the Hon'ble High Court, AIFF will decide the course of action in accordance with the law". "AIFF is not aware of the reasons of the Hon'ble Delhi High Court to pass this order". (more...)
Ram Gopal Varma Calls Revanth Reddy the Baahubali for Congress Ram Gopal Varma Calls Revanth Reddy the Baahubali for Congress
- October 31, 2017

Besides them, TDP State general secretary Ganta Ramulu, State secretary Jimmi Babu, Odela ZPTC Ganta Akshitha, Karimnagar district general secretary Sattu Mallesham are also going to join Congress. Chandrasekhar Rao. Ever since MLA Revanth Reddy signaled that he'll join Congress, all media and political pundits are abuzz about him. Reddy, who was the working president of the Chandrababu Naidu-led party and floor leader of the Telangana Assembly, joined the Congress along with 40 ... (more...)
Woman files lawsuit claiming Sephora lipstick sample gave her herpes Woman files lawsuit claiming Sephora lipstick sample gave her herpes
- October 31, 2017

She says the infection was diagnosed by medical pros and she claims she never had herpes or cold sores before this Sephora visit. The woman said she visited a store in Hollywood back in October 2015 and used one of the sample lipsticks on display. (more...)
Maryland hospitals graded fourth worst in country by Leapfrog Group
- October 31, 2017

The Hospital Safety Grades are free to the public and created to give consumers information they can use to protect themselves and their families when facing a hospital stay. It is calculated by top patient safety experts, peer-reviewed, fully transparent and free to the public. About The Leapfrog Group Founded in 2000 by large employers and other purchasers, The Leapfrog Group is a national nonprofit organization driving a movement for giant leaps forward in the quality and safety of ... (more...)
Two injured in shooting near Washington State University campus
- October 31, 2017

The 19-year-old has been released from the hospital. Officials said a group of people were at a party when they were trying to forcefully remove someone from a vehicle when shots were fired from the auto. Detectives are following up on leads. Whitman County Prosecutor Denis Tracy said he is waiting for Pullman police to complete their investigation before if he can determine if there is enough probable cause to charge Strong. (more...)
United Kingdom towns and cities suffer dangerously polluted air, report finds
- October 31, 2017

The report released by Lancet on Tuesday highlights on the major impacts of climate change on people. Now, new World Health Organization figures show that the air quality in the city is still the second worst in the United Kingdom, worse than Manchester and equal to London . (more...)
Teal Pumpkin Project Promotes Allergy-Safe Trick-or-Treating Teal Pumpkin Project Promotes Allergy-Safe Trick-or-Treating
- October 31, 2017

It's objective is to bring awareness to the almost 6 million children in the United States who have food allergies. Hartson's three kids don't have food allergies, but she wanted her home to be safe for those that do. "And what that indicates is that you have non-food treats available for children". Food allergies can be tricky to deal with normally, but become increasingly hard around Halloween. (more...)
295 pounds of unused drugs collected at Drug Take Back event 295 pounds of unused drugs collected at Drug Take Back event
- October 31, 2017

The RCPD hosted a drug take-back event at its headquarters and Town Center Mall for four hours for Drug Take-Back Day, a joint event with the Drug Enforcement Administration. In the previous 13 Take-Back events, the DEA and law enforcement partners have collected more than 8.1 million pounds of pills across the country. A recent national survey related to drug use and health indicated prescription medicines were the "most abused drugs with 75 percent of those abusing pain relievers advising ... (more...)
Candy Overdose? FDA Issues Warning On Black Licorice Dangers Candy Overdose? FDA Issues Warning On Black Licorice Dangers
- October 31, 2017

The FDA advises to avoid eating large amounts of black licorice , and if you suffer from irregular heart rhythm or muscle weakness after eating the candy, stop immediately. "Many "licorice" or "licorice flavor" products manufactured in the United States do not contain any licorice", the FDA reported. Instead, they contain anise oil, which has the same smell and taste, the FDA said. (more...)
Bag of meth finds its way into child's Halloween candy in Wisconsin Bag of meth finds its way into child's Halloween candy in Wisconsin
- October 31, 2017

The drugs were found by a mother whose child had been trick-or-treating on the Menominee Indian Reservation, located about an hour outside of Green Bay. Police in the area are investigating and asking parents to pay close attention to anything that looks suspicious. On Tuesday there is a specially-organized Halloween event for children as an alternative, safe way to celebrate. (more...)