Medicine


Norovirus confirmed in Boston students
- December 10, 2015

Boston College said it is working with state health officials and that all students who reported symptoms have been tested for both E. Coli and norovirus. Ill patrons living outside Boston will be referred to local health authorities or the state Department of Public Health. "I'm upset that an establishment would allow somebody to be in the facility who's sick and who did not follow protocol", Boston Inspectional Services Commissioner William Christopher Jr. (more...)
UCLA upsets No. 1 Kentucky UCLA upsets No. 1 Kentucky
- December 05, 2015

Kentucky leads the all-time series between the two collegiate basketball powerhouses 7-4 and most of those games have played on a neutral court. UCLA had only a 4-3 record going into the game. At the helm of that speed attack is freshman guard Tyler Dorsey, who is averaging nearly 15 points per game. Tune in for the Kentucky UCLA game this evening with a late start on the east coast. (more...)
Planned Parenthood clinic in Columbia ends abortions Planned Parenthood clinic in Columbia ends abortions
- November 25, 2015

He said the law would put more women in danger by increasing the waiting times for abortions, which could push some procedures into the second trimester. "We will fight back against this outrageous, malicious, political attack in Texas with everything we've got, and we will protect women's access to the health care they need and deserve". (more...)
Men eat more when they dine with women, study finds Men eat more when they dine with women, study finds
- November 22, 2015

A few of these women also believed that they ended up eating more, although the researchers stated that there was no evidence of overeating. They found men who dined with at least one woman ate 93 percent more pizza compared with those who ate exclusively with other men. (more...)
Cancer-stricken singer Joey Feek hopes for Christmas miracle - that she could Cancer-stricken singer Joey Feek hopes for Christmas miracle - that she could
- November 21, 2015

She said she had never pondered the concept of a husband losing his wife, or vice versa. In a new interview that was released last week, Joey opened up to The Tennessean about her battle with the disease and what it feels like to be living out her final days. (more...)
Kansas City Chiefs vs Kansas City Chiefs vs
- November 21, 2015

His replacement, second-year back Charcandrick West, has shown he's more than capable, producing over 100 offensive yards in each of the last three games. Rivers has been averaging 337 yards per game and the Chiefs have allowed only two quarterbacks to throw for 300 yards or more, Aaron Rodgers (333) and Andy Dalton (321). (more...)
Healthy foods are different depending on individual Healthy foods are different depending on individual
- November 21, 2015

More and more evidence suggests, glucose intolerance, and diabetes, and the study demonstrates that specific microbes did correlate with how much blood sugar rises after a meal. The goal was to have a better understanding as to what happens to the postprandial blood glucose after each meal and for each participant and see if and how the levels varied. (more...)
The antibiotic apocalypse is nigh: Scientists found bacteria resistant to a The antibiotic apocalypse is nigh: Scientists found bacteria resistant to a
- November 20, 2015

Resistance genes identified in China suggests we could soon see bacteria that are resistant to every known type of antibiotic, and these genes have already been found in bacteria infecting people. In 2012, the World Health Organization designated colistin as critically important for human medicine. Even worse, MCR-1 allows the bacteria to spread easily from one strain or species to another, said the study, published in Lancet Infectious Diseases . (more...)
USA gov't ends support for chimpanzee research USA gov't ends support for chimpanzee research
- November 20, 2015

This prevents scientists from stressing chimps unless the FWS determines that the work would benefit wild chimpanzees . It was then that the NIH agreed and started cutting back on using research chimps . The centre only performs behavioural and observational research. "In accordance with NIH's commitment in June 2013, I have reassessed the need to maintain chimpanzees for biomedical research and decided that effective immediately, NIH will no longer maintain a colony of 50 chimpanzees ... (more...)
650 million lack access to clean water 650 million lack access to clean water
- November 20, 2015

However, the true number of schools and children affected globally is unknown because many countries do not have robust systems for monitoring school water and sanitation facilities . Here's where India stands with respect to other countries in the world. As the country gears up to the massive challenge of improving the sanitation scenario, it is imperative that the limited budgetary allocations and well-meaning objectives are not frittered away by poor planning, limited participation of ... (more...)
Khloe Kardashian Sees Doctor for Stress-Related Sickness Khloe Kardashian Sees Doctor for Stress-Related Sickness
- November 20, 2015

Sources tell TMZ .com Khloe's attempts to care for her ailing husband may have resulted in her illness, suggesting she has a serious staph infection , which she contracted at the hospital where Lamar is recovering. Everyone should gives this girl a break! "It's a awful call to get", she commented. This anxious the whole Kardashian clan, reason why they encouraged her to leave Odom for a while and relax. (more...)
Junior doctors to strike after 98 per cent if favour of action Junior doctors to strike after 98 per cent if favour of action
- November 20, 2015

He added: "We hope junior doctors will consider the impact this action - especially the withdrawal of emergency care - will have on patients and reconsider". Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals Trust has said it is making plans ahead of threatened strike action. Nevertheless young doctors are hopeful that the strike can be avoided after the BMA announced it has approached ACAS to offer conciliatory talks with Mr Hunt and NHS Employers. (more...)
Facebook adds feature to hide your ex after a breakup Facebook adds feature to hide your ex after a breakup
- November 20, 2015

You can ask that Facebook stop suggesting that idiot's name when tagging photos or people in updates, protecting your fresh wound from being continually picked at. We all know how that can go... Breaking up in the digital age can be rough , but now Facebook is making the process a tad easier with a new tool that quickly hides posts by your ex partner. (more...)
Sexually Transmitted Disease Rates Hit Record High In the US Sexually Transmitted Disease Rates Hit Record High In the US
- November 20, 2015

Jonathan Mermin, director of the CDC's National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and Tuberculosis Prevention, told the Times. Just past year, more than 1.4 million cases of chlamydia were reported making it the highest number of cases of any disease ever reported to the CDC. (more...)
Man Eat Food In Front of Lady, Lady Impressed Man Eat Food In Front of Lady, Lady Impressed
- November 20, 2015

Before leaving the restaurant, however, diners were asked to complete a short survey that asked their level of fullness after eating and if they felt hurried, along with their comfort level during the meal. When they ate with men, many women indicated feeling that they overate and were rushed through their meal. However, these findings fit with other examples of self-handicap behaviour, where in this case men are showing off their fitness through excessive eating. (more...)
Judge: Divorced California couple's embryos can be discarded Judge: Divorced California couple's embryos can be discarded
- November 20, 2015

The case is similar to Modern Family actress Sofia Vergara's legal battle with her former fiance over whether he is able to use their frozen embryos without her consent . She testified in court that the agreement was hastily signed and that such directives are not set in stone. In June, the Chicago Tribune reported that an IL appellate court had "reaffirmed that a Chicago cancer survivor will get custody of three frozen embryos... (more...)
Flawed Statistics: Early Prostate Cancer Cases Drop As Fewer Men Get Screened Flawed Statistics: Early Prostate Cancer Cases Drop As Fewer Men Get Screened
- November 19, 2015

In 2012, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force concluded the prostate-specific antigen ( PSA ) test was doing more harm than good, prompting unnecessary surgery, radiation treatments and side effects among men who faced little risk of dying from the cancer that is, in the majority of cases, slow-growing. (more...)
Couples are happiest when they have sex once a week Couples are happiest when they have sex once a week
- November 19, 2015

It's possible that for single people, the link between sex and happiness is dependent on a number of factors such as the relationship context in which the sex occurs and how comfortable people are with sex outside of relationship. The biennial survey, conducted by the University of Chicago, has a nationally representative sample and covers a wide range of sociological issues, including opinions about race relations, religion and sex. (more...)
Rousey handed 180-day medical suspension Rousey handed 180-day medical suspension
- November 19, 2015

Rousey had her moments, but all-in-all it was a systematic beatdown. "I think people can be pretty brutal". Rousey recently returned to the states from the Australia bout and was seen arriving at Los Angeles global Airport holding a pillow next to her face to hide her wounds . (more...)
DNR: Harvest Numbers Show Growth In Deer Population DNR: Harvest Numbers Show Growth In Deer Population
- November 18, 2015

Of the 97,171 deer harvested, 53,359 were antlered bucks, 10,320 were button bucks, and 33,492 were does. Through Sunday, archers had taken 43,228 deer compared with 42,147 in the same period in 2014. It proved another fruitful weekend for deer hunters as the firearms season came to a close across much of Minnesota, with nearly 120,000 deer bagged through the second weekend. (more...)
Kate wears cobalt blue dress from Indian designer Kate wears cobalt blue dress from Indian designer
- November 18, 2015

The stylish duo turned up at the 2015 Fostering Excellence Awards in BMA House in London in near-identical dresses. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge penned a note and signed their names in a book of condolences, which was created in the wake of Friday's massacre, the U.K.'s Daily Mail reported Tuesday. (more...)
Warns World Health Organization: Superbug threat may have been widely misunderstood Warns World Health Organization: Superbug threat may have been widely misunderstood
- November 18, 2015

Chan urged doctors to inhibit patients from perfectionist antibiotics for infections they can't treat, and convince them to use a drugs particularly according to their prescription. They become "antibiotic resistant", so that the antibiotic no longer works. Many people ask for antibiotics to treat illnesses such as colds and flu but these are viruses which will not respond to antibiotic treatment, just like they wouldn't respond to say a sunscreen. (more...)
Hundreds resign from Mormon Church after same-sex marriage ruling Hundreds resign from Mormon Church after same-sex marriage ruling
- November 18, 2015

Gay Mormons and their families are anxious that a new same sex-marriage policy from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints will isolate gay members. Leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints approved the policy this month. Perhaps unsurprisingly, Friday's clarifications did little to dissuade the hundreds who gathered Saturday in a Salt Lake City park to have their resignations notarized . (more...)
Patriots' Nate Solder reveals his infant son has cancer Patriots' Nate Solder reveals his infant son has cancer
- November 18, 2015

Solder tore his biceps in Week 5 against the Dallas Cowboys and is now on injured reserve. He had been diagnosed and treated for testicular cancer but now he faces a battle that he has little control over. According to the Mayo Clinic , the treatment outlook for this type of cancer is "very good". Andruzzi played for the Patriots from 2000 to 2004, and for the National Football League for 10 years. (more...)
How education is giving people with diabetes control over their own health How education is giving people with diabetes control over their own health
- November 17, 2015

Untreated DM can result in higher risks of heart attacks, strokes, and blindness, according to global Business Times. The two most common forms of diabetes in people are Type 1 and Type 2 , and most diabetic cats have a form that mimics human Type 2 diabetes. (more...)