Medicine


Call for knitters to make hats for babies for American Heart Month Call for knitters to make hats for babies for American Heart Month
- November 14, 2017

Participating hospitals include Hilton Head Hospital and Coastal Carolina in Beaufort County, along with others around SC and the nation. The project, called Little Hats, Big Hearts , has been created to honour and celebrate babies, mothers and living heart-healthily. (more...)
A cup of coffee a day keeps heart disease away A cup of coffee a day keeps heart disease away
- November 14, 2017

Kyla Lara . "More research is needed before we can confidently say how coffee consumption may impact our heart health". Researchers followed more than 15,000 people and found those who drank one to six cups of a coffee a day were five to eight percent less likely to suffer from heart failure, stroke or coronary disease. (more...)
Despite Threats From Owners, Jerry Jones Says He Won't Stop Fighting Goodell Despite Threats From Owners, Jerry Jones Says He Won't Stop Fighting Goodell
- November 14, 2017

The punishment options include fines, docking draft picks, suspending Jones or the so-called "nuclear option" of forcing Jones to forfeit ownership of the Cowboys. Jones claimed Tuesday he just wants the compensation committee to bring any negotiations with Goodell to the rest of the owners for approval. Goodell's contract is set to expire after the 2018 season. (more...)
One-off McLaren 720S revealed at Dubai motor show One-off McLaren 720S revealed at Dubai motor show
- November 14, 2017

The steering wheel, gearshift paddles and door cards all feature gold detailing while, in a nod to the iconic McLaren F1, the engine bay heatshield has been lined with 24-carat gold. Certainly we can imagine that the owner won't be holding the performance back when he takes delivery of the vehicle following the conclusion of the Dubai show later this week. (more...)
Amazon lands Lord of the Rings TV remake Amazon lands Lord of the Rings TV remake
- November 14, 2017

However, fans anxious that the TV show will attempt to retell the story need not be concerned; the series will instead "explore new storylines preceding J.R.R. The deal includes a potential additional spin-off series. " The Lord of the Rings " was named Amazon customers' favorite book of the millennium in 1999 and Britain's best-loved novel of all time in the BBC's The Big Read survey in 2003. (more...)
Michigan State vs. Duke Michigan State vs. Duke
- November 14, 2017

The Duke Blue Devils come into the game 2-0 on the season. The website projects that Duke freshman big man Marvin Bagley will go third, freshman power forward Wendell Carter eighth and freshman wing Gary Trent Jr.at No. "In our first two games, there was some stuff that we did out on the court that we didn't see in practice; it just kind of developed out there, and it's due to their instincts once they actually get into the game". (more...)
41 days after, Senate approves Buhari's $5.5bn foreign loan request 41 days after, Senate approves Buhari's $5.5bn foreign loan request
- November 14, 2017

Buhari had in a letter dated October 4, 2017, asked for the Senate approval over his administration's plan to secure two external borrowings totaling $5.5 billion. "Mr President, Distinguished colleagues, the loan cover projects that spread across the six geopolitical zones and those projects were critical to Nigerians, so it should be approved", he said. (more...)
Mikel returns as Rohr goes Conte for Argentina Mikel returns as Rohr goes Conte for Argentina
- November 14, 2017

All is set for the worldwide friendly between Nigeria and Argentina today in Krasnodar. The Super Eagles will lock horns with Argentina in Krasnodar, Russia , after both teams secured qualification for next year's World Cup. The Super Eagles shocked African football fans by skipping past Cameroon and Algeria, who could only record one victory between themselves in Group B. (more...)
Georgian Excavation Site Holds the First Evidence of Wine Production Georgian Excavation Site Holds the First Evidence of Wine Production
- November 14, 2017

That honour belongs to the long-ago people of Jiahu in the Yellow Valley of China, where researchers previously found evidence of an even earlier kind of wine production dating back to around 7000 BCE. Researchers took them to the laboratory, and the chemical analysis identified traces of tartaric, succinic, citric, and malic acid. The domestication of the grape apparently led eventually led to the emergence of a wine culture in the region. (more...)
Diabetes a very real danger for women Diabetes a very real danger for women
- November 14, 2017

Diabetes UK surveyed 8,500 people about diabetes and how it affected their daily life. Glucose levels are so high because the body is unable to properly use it. And then there can be hypos - when blood sugars drop dangerously low. Even if the women in a family do not have diabetes, the management of their family members with diabetes is largely dependent on lifestyle with the possible need for timely medications. (more...)
Indigo in trouble again? Airline apologises after passenger falls off from wheelchair Indigo in trouble again? Airline apologises after passenger falls off from wheelchair
- November 14, 2017

After refuelling and maintenance services, the flight with around 150 passengers on board took off from Vizag to Hyderabad at around 10.45 pm.After the pilot made an emergency landing on the Vizag runway, the IndiGo and airport staffers, along with the security wing and technical support teams examined the wheels, the airport officials said. (more...)
Liam Payne Takes the Stage at MTV EMAs 2017 Liam Payne Takes the Stage at MTV EMAs 2017
- November 14, 2017

The night's big victor, Mendes, sung his best song-winning track " There's Nothing Holding Me Back " from a huge light box. USA rap star Eminem opened the show with a performance of his new song " Walk on Water ", with Skylar Grey standing in for Beyonce to sing the other part in the duet. (more...)
National Chairman: PDP Promises To Support Winner National Chairman: PDP Promises To Support Winner
- November 14, 2017

Though the meeting which started at 5.30 p.m. and stretched till midnight had planned to possibly reduce the number of aspirants from eight to possibly two or three, it failed to achieve the objective. Towards the forthcoming Anambra Governorship election holding on November 18, Fayose disclosed that "We equally believe that we have what it takes to take over Anambra". (more...)
Buhari Backs El-Rufai's Decision To Sack Teachers Buhari Backs El-Rufai's Decision To Sack Teachers
- November 14, 2017

But Buhari gave his support for the governor while reacting on the vexed issue at a special retreat of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) on the challenges the Education sector in Nigeria now faces. If you don't, they will never spare the rod and then when I finished, six years in Secondary School then, I didn't work for a day. Director-General of the APC Governors Forum, Salihu Mohammed Lukman said the issue should not be politicised. (more...)
Disneyland source of outbreak Disneyland source of outbreak
- November 14, 2017

Disney says they are good to go, but it is waiting on approval from the Orange County Health Care Agency before it starts using them again. Those who were afflicted ranged in age from 52 to 94. Walt Disney Co's (NYSE: DIS ) Disneyland park in California has been connected to an outbreak of Legionnaire's disease . These towers were closed down and disinfected to clear them of the disease. (more...)
NPA urges members to be Antibiotic Guardians as awareness weeks gets underway
- November 14, 2017

Antibiotic resistance leads to longer hospital stays, higher medical costs and increased mortality. As part of the continuous effort to enhance public awareness and understanding of antimicrobial resistance , the WHO is organizing the World Antibiotic Awareness Week ( WAAW ) 2017 from 13 to 19 November 2017. (more...)
Guidelines For Reading High Blood Pressure Changing Guidelines For Reading High Blood Pressure Changing
- November 14, 2017

The new guidelines reflect years of research, which have shown that people within the new range of blood pressure defined as hypertension have doubled their risk of cardiovascular problems in the future, such as heart attacks or strokes. (more...)
Accused shot at by juvenile assailants at Rohini court premises Accused shot at by juvenile assailants at Rohini court premises
- November 13, 2017

When Vinod was being taken back an assailant opened fire on him, injuring him critically. Rohini Bar Association President Mahavir Sharma told IANS that no entry pass was needed for anyone to enter the court premises. S N Sharma, former secretary of Rohini Court Bar Assocition, who was present in the corridor where Vinod was shot, said, "He was shot at point blank range". (more...)
Massive fire accident in Annapurna Studios Massive fire accident in Annapurna Studios
- November 13, 2017

The sets of " Manam " and " Sye Raa " were reportedly gutted in the fire. The studio belongs to actor Akkineni Nagarjuna. Suddenly the fire broke out this evening. The sets made of wood caught fire rapidly, however, no casualties have been reported so far. Due to the heavy traffic, the fire tenders arrived late and the staff members had to barricade the studio to prevent people from entering. (more...)
Ring in the holidays with the Salvation Army Ring in the holidays with the Salvation Army
- November 13, 2017

Last year, the tree helped over 1,000 kids receive presents. "We just raise as much as we can", said Gary Shipley. Members of the Salvation Army hope this year more and more people will donate in support of those in need. The goal this year is $500,000. Bell ringers and the familiar red kettles will be posted outside businesses in the metro area. If so, while you're there, you can help make a child's Christmas special. (more...)