Medicine


Virginia Has Elected The 1st Openly Trans State Legislator In The US Virginia Has Elected The 1st Openly Trans State Legislator In The US
- November 08, 2017

Toscano and caucus chairwoman Charniele Herring said in a statement . "And good riddance to Bob Marshall , one of the most anti-choice, and anti-LGBTQ members of the VA House". Marshall , who has represented the state in the House since 1992, has consistently been at odds with the LGBT community. "For 26 years I've been proud to fight for you, and fight for our future". (more...)
Colorado ranked last on 'fattest states in America' list Colorado ranked last on 'fattest states in America' list
- November 08, 2017

The state received top five in having the lowest percentage of obese adults in America, also in the lowest percentage of obese children. That title goes to Colorado. WalletHub says that, this year, Americans are expected to spend more than $68 billion on programs created to help them shed extra pounds. Diabetes patients spend annually an average of $7,900 on health care costs, according to the release. (more...)
Slash antibiotic use in animals to buck resistance in humans
- November 08, 2017

Antimicrobials that are important in human medicine should not be used for the prevention of diseases in farm animals. Interventions that restrict the use of antibiotics on food-producing animals reduced antibiotic-resistant bacteria in animals by up to 39%, according to a review published in The Lancet Planetary Health . (more...)
Florida State reschedules Louisiana-Monroe game Florida State reschedules Louisiana-Monroe game
- November 08, 2017

Any time we have the opportunity to play in Doak Campbell Stadium in front of our fans we are excited. Just one week into the college football season, the landscape for FSU football changed with the announcement that the game against Louisiana Monroe scheduled for September 9th would not be played - as Hurricane Irma churned toward the state of Florida and a football game become less and less important. (more...)
New Jersey Santa Claus arrested on drug charges New Jersey Santa Claus arrested on drug charges
- November 07, 2017

South Hackensack police officers also found empty bags of crack and heroin, along with a hypodermic needle, during a search of Charles Smith's vehicle on Monday. Smith, who volunteers at Toys for Tots, was arrested, police said. Smith was arrested and charged with two counts of drug paraphernalia and a hypodermic needle. (more...)
UN Security Council urges Myanmar to stop excessive military force UN Security Council urges Myanmar to stop excessive military force
- November 07, 2017

China blocked a similarly worded resolution backed by the USA, United Kingdom and France late Monday. Following negotiations, China agreed to the formal statement to be adopted later Monday, which includes nearly all of the demands of the proposed resolution but does not carry the same weight. (more...)
US FDA approves Roche drug for rare type of blood cancer US FDA approves Roche drug for rare type of blood cancer
- November 07, 2017

The median time to appearance of first cuSCC was 12.1 weeks following treatment with vemurafenib. Patients with ALK-positive non-small cell lung cancer account for about 5 percent of patients with the condition. In the experiment, 11 patients (50 percent) underwent a partial response, and one patient (4.5 percent) experienced a complete response. The most frequently reported all-grade adverse events (AEs) were creatinine elevation (86%), arthralgia (82%), maculopapular rash (59%), alopecia ... (more...)
Sleep-deprivation similar to being drunk Sleep-deprivation similar to being drunk
- November 07, 2017

Co-author Dr Yuval Nir, from Tel Aviv University in Israel, said: "The very act of seeing the pedestrian slows down in the driver's over-tired brain". The researchers also discovered that slow brain waves accompanied sluggish cellular activity in the same regions of the patients' brains. "Slow sleep-like waves disrupted the patients' brain activity and performance of tasks", said Prof Fried. (more...)
USA climate report contradicts Trump team's findings USA climate report contradicts Trump team's findings
- November 07, 2017

Trump has repeatedly called climate change a hoax, and in June announced that he would withdraw the United States from a global pact to combat it - calling the deal's demands for emissions cuts too costly for the USA economy. Number of federal agencies that have unveiled an exhaustive scientific report that says humans are the dominant cause of the global temperature rise that has created the warmest period in the history of civilisation, contradicting much of the Trump administration's ... (more...)
Fraud Leads to $6 Million in Missing Red Cross Money Fraud Leads to $6 Million in Missing Red Cross Money
- November 07, 2017

During the course of its investigation, however, the latter found evidence of likely collusion between previous IFRC staff and employees from a Sierra Leone bank that caused financial losses of 2.13 million Swiss francs or $2.13 million. (more...)
Forty million fire extinguishers recalled Forty million fire extinguishers recalled
- November 07, 2017

According to the CPSC recall notice, almost 38 million Kidde fire extinguishers are included in the recall. The extinguishers were manufactured from 1973 through August 2017. In addition, the nozzle can detach with enough force to pose an impact hazard. The recall includes models that were previously recalled in March 2009 and February 2015 . (more...)
Key Ecommerce Players to Enter Food Delivery Business Key Ecommerce Players to Enter Food Delivery Business
- November 06, 2017

Flipkart, one of India's largest e-commerce platforms, quietly dived into the grocery delivery business once again with the launch of Supermart in Bengaluru. However, following a weak response, Flipkart closed the business a few months later. Amazon Now is currently available in Hyderabad Bengaluru, Delhi-NCR and Mumbai. (more...)
Gordon Murray Automotive's first vehicle to be IGM-branded supercar Gordon Murray Automotive's first vehicle to be IGM-branded supercar
- November 06, 2017

It's the first model of the famed Formula One designer's stand-alone manufacturing company, with the legendary McLaren F1 hypercar said to inspire the new vehicle in terms of engineering principles and driveability. iStream vehicles are also designed in a way so that they produce 40 per cent fewer Carbon dioxide emissions than standard road cars. It provides an additional weight saving over the current process, delivering a structure that's claimed to be 50 per cent lighter than one made of ... (more...)
It is unlikely Deshaun Watson tore ACL prior to Thursday practice It is unlikely Deshaun Watson tore ACL prior to Thursday practice
- November 06, 2017

National Football League players and sports stars from around the United States of America have come out in support of Watson during this awful time , including his teammate JJ Watt, Teddy Bridgewater (who suffered his own season-ending injury in a 2016 practice with the Minnesota Vikings), Kirk Cousins, Tyrann Mathieu, Jalen Ramsey, Vic Beasley, Vontae Davis, and Michel Thomas. (more...)
Enugu LG poll: PDP wins 14 chairmanship seats Enugu LG poll: PDP wins 14 chairmanship seats
- November 06, 2017

The command, however, is assuring members of the public that the cause of the minor explosion will be thoroughly investigated, " he said. The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has commended the Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC) for organizing peaceful Local Government Elections in Enugu State, in spite of some failed plots to undermine the exercise. (more...)
Men could get pregnant and deliver babies 'tomorrow' Men could get pregnant and deliver babies 'tomorrow'
- November 05, 2017

This ensures that the success could pave the way for same incidents to happen in men as well. "Men and women have the same blood vessels". The case is the same for possible future uterus transplants for trans women, according to Dr. To date, nine successful transplants of the uterus women. Despite advances, womb transplant is still very much an experimental procedure with British experts warning that initiating a pregnancy in a transgender woman may be unethical as it could pose ... (more...)
Eagles Ready For Struggling Broncos Eagles Ready For Struggling Broncos
- November 05, 2017

Only the Eagles allow less with 70.4 rushing yards allowed per game. The Broncos have not held up their end of that deal, and after three losses, enter Philly at their lowest point since their 1-4 start in 2011 (Kyle Orton's last stand). While Miller is above average, the Broncos are average as a team at getting after the quarterback, so it will be interesting to see if the Broncos decide to put their best pass rusher on the weak point of the Eagles line or trust their other players to ... (more...)
France to contest World Rugby's recommendation
- November 05, 2017

While the actual destination of the tournament has not yet been decided (the decision will be announced on November 15th), it has since become clear that France, the nation whose bid was deemed less preferable than the outstanding candidate, South Africa, have grown aggrieved with the entire process. (more...)
Spartans present another road test for Penn State Spartans present another road test for Penn State
- November 05, 2017

The Spartans still had conference championship hopes before that loss, and their dreams are still big despite the second loss on the record. Penn State: The Nittany Lions get what should be a bit of a breather after this hard stretch of their schedule. (more...)
British is facing death penalty due to her painkillers British is facing death penalty due to her painkillers
- November 04, 2017

The Sun said she took 29 strips of tramadol, each containing ten tablets, plus some Naproxen, adding that her husband suffers back pain due to an accident. It is legal in Britain as prescription medication, but it is not legal in Egypt , where it is used by some as a substitute for heroin, per the Guardian . (more...)