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In DR Congo identified 11 new cases of infection with Ebola In DR Congo identified 11 new cases of infection with Ebola
- May 18, 2018

Last May, a small outbreak resulted in five confirmed cases and four deaths in a province neighboring Equateur. Until Thursday, the more than 40 suspected or confirmed cases were all located in the area around Bikoro, close to the Congo River, and around 150 kilometres (about 95 miles) from the provincial capital Mbandaka, which is a busy port city. (more...)
NHL Playoffs: Capitals Trounce Lightning to Build 2-0 Series Lead NHL Playoffs: Capitals Trounce Lightning to Build 2-0 Series Lead
- May 16, 2018

Since 1974-75, teams that take a 2-0 lead in the conference final or semifinal have a series record of 39-2 (95.1 percent). "It's all about the power plays", Kuznetsov said. Ovechkin and Connolly finished the rout with third-period goals. Capitals goalie Braden Holtby made 33 saves. "We've got to go out there and win games on the road, and we've done that in the playoffs and we've got to do it again". (more...)
Australian blood donor James Harrison saving 2 millions peoples Australian blood donor James Harrison saving 2 millions peoples
- May 14, 2018

The occasion marked the end of a monumental chapter. More than three million doses of Anti-D containing Mr Harrison's blood have been given to Australian mothers with a negative blood type since 1967. He now has to retire, as he reached the donor age limit and everyone wanted to protect his health. "Every batch of Anti-D that has ever been made in Australia has come from James' blood". (more...)
De Villiers, Kohli half-centuries seal comfortable win for RCB De Villiers, Kohli half-centuries seal comfortable win for RCB
- May 14, 2018

Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) vs Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) IPL 2018 match will be played at the at the Holkar Cricket Stadium , Indore . Earlier, Delhi had scored 181/4 in their stipulated 20 overs batting first. That's what works for our boys". Sunil Narine was chosen as the 'Player of the Match'. Ashwin slammed four boundaries and three huge sixes in his innings of 45 but it wasn't meant to be as Punjab fell short by 31 runs. (more...)
South Sudan On Alert As Ebola Outbreak Reported In DRC South Sudan On Alert As Ebola Outbreak Reported In DRC
- May 13, 2018

Two cases of Ebola have been confirmed in the latest outbreak in a remote northwestern part of Congo. The study pointed out that the clinical vaccine candidates will need to be focused on health care workers who are often involved in disease transmission, potentially in combination with the vaccination of patient contacts. (more...)
'Golden State Killer' suspect faces 4 more counts of murder 'Golden State Killer' suspect faces 4 more counts of murder
- May 12, 2018

Dudley announced that DeAngelo is facing four charges of first-degree murder with special circumstances for the 1979 murders of Robert Offerman and Debra Manning and the 1981 murders of Cheri Domingo and Greg Sanchez. He initially was charged with eight counts of murder and could face dozens more charges, authorities said. Sheriff's officials have said DeAngelo was believed to be in Santa Barbara County between the years of 1978 and 1986 and may have spent time anywhere between Santa Maria ... (more...)
Bone Drug That Treats Baldness? Bone Drug That Treats Baldness?
- May 10, 2018

For Hawkshaw and his team, the next step is to do "a clinical trial to see if the treatment was effective and safe in people", he told the BBC . There are now two drugs available to treat balding - minoxidil (for men and women) and finasteride (for men) - but both have side-effects and are not always effective. (more...)
Paul Casey (back) withdraws from Players Championship Paul Casey (back) withdraws from Players Championship
- May 10, 2018

Out of nowhere, Craig Perks won in 2002. Spieth has yet to win in Ponte Vedra. The next step is having a chance on Sunday. I'm playing well, my game's in good shape. But he has been perplexed by the Stadium Course, just like so many others. "Pretty much anyone in the field, if they play well that week, they're going to win". (more...)
Insect-borne illnesses on the rise in the US — CDC Insect-borne illnesses on the rise in the US — CDC
- May 10, 2018

Most doctors prescribe antibiotics for tick bites, says Stevens, no matter what kind of tick it is. The Center for Disease Control recently reported that mosquito and tick bite diseases have tripled. The CDC also included information to protect yourself from ticks . Spray your clothes with permethrin, some clothing already comoes pre-treatd with this stuff! "The sooner you remove a tick , if it's infected with the bacteria that causes Lyme disease, the lower your chances for getting ... (more...)
Restaurants now required to show calorie counts Restaurants now required to show calorie counts
- May 10, 2018

Congress's inability to enact sensible laws is concerning enough, but more worrisome is that nobody who voted for Obamacare considered how the rule might work in the real world when they buried it in the Affordable Care Act . "You're comparing apples to apples - literally". "Pretty much all I get are salads - lettuce and chicken", added the 40-year-old analyst. However, all chains that serve food with 20 or more locations - including movie theaters and grocers - must now comply. (more...)
New owner of Cambodian newspaper begins by firing editor New owner of Cambodian newspaper begins by firing editor
- May 10, 2018

They added the paper's editor-in-chief Kay Kimsong had also been fired. BANGKOK, May 7 (Reuters) - The purchase of the Phnom Penh Post by a Malaysian whose public relations firm lists Cambodia's long-serving Prime Minister Hun Sen as a client is a "disaster" for media freedom ahead of a general election, an worldwide rights group said on Monday. (more...)
New Ebola outbreak confirmed in DR Congo New Ebola outbreak confirmed in DR Congo
- May 09, 2018

Congolese authorities approved the use of an experimental new vaccine but did not deploy it during last year's outbreak that killed four people . Rapidly responding to Ebola is key to stopping the outbreak before it gets out of control. The difference in response between 2014 and now is "night and day", according to Loyce Pace, the president and executive director of the Global Health Leadership Council, a membership organization that lobbies for global health priorities. (more...)
Woman's Cold Symptoms Turned Out To Be A Brain Leak Woman's Cold Symptoms Turned Out To Be A Brain Leak
- May 09, 2018

Cerebrospinal suspends the brain inside the skull, keeping it in an ideal position so that it does handle any pressure from pushing against bone. Cerebrospinal fluid circulates through the brain's ventricles and around the spinal cord. Jackson said her nose ran "like a waterfall, continuously, and then it would run to the back of throat". She went to doctor after doctor. "Always stuffed in my pocket", she said. (more...)
Thunderstorm with squall likely in Delhi Thunderstorm with squall likely in Delhi
- May 09, 2018

On Monday, Delhi recorded a temperature of 39.6 degree Celsius, which is above average. "No damage reported", said Manmohan Singh, State IMD Director. Police officials stated that in Outer Delhi's Nihal Vihar area, a labourer, who was sleeping, was injured after strong winds blew and tiles kept on the parapet fell on him. (more...)
Local elections: neither Corbyn nor May able to break poll deadlock Local elections: neither Corbyn nor May able to break poll deadlock
- May 07, 2018

Independence Party, which has struggled to stay relevant since the Brexit referendum in 2016. "These results are as good as any government party after eight years in power could expect", said Tony Travers, a professor at the London School of Economics Department of Government. (more...)
60 kg ovarian tumour removed from United States woman 60 kg ovarian tumour removed from United States woman
- May 05, 2018

Vaagn Andikyan , a board-certified gynecologic oncologist at Western Connecticut Medical Group and assistant professor at the University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine, said in a statement . Dr. Vaan Andikyan of Danbury Hospital was one of the lead surgeons on the case. A tiresome or sharp ache in the lower abdomen, bloating or a constant feeling of fullness are possible signs of a cyst. (more...)
Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh camps await new danger: rain Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh camps await new danger: rain
- May 04, 2018

Travelling by helicopter, they visited two villages, one transit center and one reception camp, where refugees who return will initially be housed. Although Bangladesh has indicated it would like to start with the return of 100,000 Rohingya, there are reports that Myanmar wishes to begin with 4,500 Hindus who are also refugees in Bangladesh. (more...)
UN Security Council members meet Suu Kyi UN Security Council members meet Suu Kyi
- May 04, 2018

Also, the [UN} secretary general...has appointed a special envoy [on Myanmar], so things are happening. Aung San Suu Kyi also briefed the delegation, led by Ambassador Gustavo Meza Cuadra Velasquez of Peru, on matters pertaining to providing humanitarian assistance to affected communities, rebuilding trust and confidence among the communities, citizenship issue, ongoing closure of internally displaced person (IDP) camps and issuance of national verification cards (NVC). (more...)
NY needs cash to fight tick-borne diseases, Schumer says NY needs cash to fight tick-borne diseases, Schumer says
- May 03, 2018

The Centers for Disease Control say tick-borne illnesses have tripled in the USA and Wisconsin is among the states with the most reported cases of these diseases. The CDC also says that seven new tick-borne germs that can affect people were found during the same time period. Another reason he said scientists believe the disease is growing is climate change. (more...)
Parents of sick toddler Alfie Evans lose United Kingdom court appeal Parents of sick toddler Alfie Evans lose United Kingdom court appeal
- May 01, 2018

Britain's Court of Appeal on Wednesday rejected a new bid by the parents of terminally ill toddler Alfie Evans to take him to Italy and continue his life support against the wishes of his doctors and judges. Mr Evans added: "All I ask for now is for this meeting to be a positive one, and I hope to have Alfie, on the terms of mine and Alder Hey, to be home within a day or two". (more...)
Super Kings face rejuvenated Daredevils Super Kings face rejuvenated Daredevils
- May 01, 2018

Making the most of that semi-reprieve, he lay into the Delhi, who began well through Boult and Avesh Khan before falling away. Bowling over 90mph regularly, the burly quick has proven to be hard to dispatch. DD have taken the most wickets in the last five - 21 - taking a wicket every 8.47 overs, conceding a boundary every 6.36 balls compared to the tournament average of 5.00 in this phase. (more...)
President Trump to attend NRA convention in Dallas President Trump to attend NRA convention in Dallas
- May 01, 2018

Therefore, "firearms and firearm accessories, knives or weapons of any kind will be prohibited in the forum prior to and during his attendance". The NRA posted a notice on its website saying that the arena will be under the jurisdiction of the U.S. (more...)
Over 2000 women called CervicalCheck helpline since Saturday Over 2000 women called CervicalCheck helpline since Saturday
- May 01, 2018

O'Carroll said. "This will not happen again". Ms Phelan said that the revelations by Dr Gibbons - who revealed he warned the then CEO of the National Cancer Screening Service Tony O'Brien that the outsourcing of cervical smear tests to the USA would lead to missed cases or misdiagnoses - rendered an apology by Mr O'Brien extended to her last week as "null and void". (more...)
€2.5m settlement for terminally-ill woman whose cancer was missed €2.5m settlement for terminally-ill woman whose cancer was missed
- April 30, 2018

Minister Harris announced on Friday that he had sent in a senior squad to review CervicalCheck and to undertake an investigation. In January of this year, she was told her cancer was terminal and was given six to 12 months to live. Ms Phelan underwent a smear test in 2011 and was told that no abnormalities were found. She told the HSE of her intention to resign saying she was sorry that recent events caused distress and worry to women . (more...)
Anthony Miller Is A Chicago Bear Anthony Miller Is A Chicago Bear
- April 30, 2018

Veteran journeyman Eric Kush lined up in that spot during last week's veteran minicamp, and they've added veteran Earl Watford for depth. Daniels started 11 games at center for Iowa as a sophomore in 2016. And he finally earned a scholarship in 2015. "He's got good route savvy; good route quickness", Pace said. He also comes with plenty of confidence. (more...)