Medicine


Deep Space Exploration May Be Bad For Your Heart Deep Space Exploration May Be Bad For Your Heart
- July 30, 2016

According to the study, the data is five times higher when compared to astronauts who have never been in outer space or those who haven't left the low-Earth orbit. They studied data on the 24 Apollo astronauts who flew to the moon in the late '60s and early '70s. LEO astronauts, such as those that make up the crew of the ISS are largely protected from deep space radiation thanks to the protective influence of Earth's magnetosphere , which works to deflect the unsafe particles emanating ... (more...)
Dolly The Sheep: Cloning Isn't Linked To Early Ageing, New Study Says Dolly The Sheep: Cloning Isn't Linked To Early Ageing, New Study Says
- July 28, 2016

From a biomedical standpoint, this would spell disaster, with any tissues or organs created from the cells of healthy adults running on a shortened biological clock. However, in the 20 years since Dolly's birth there have been significant advances in molecular genetics and cell biology that have greatly advanced our understanding of these early developmental processes. (more...)
Malawi man arrested after describing sex with young girls Malawi man arrested after describing sex with young girls
- July 28, 2016

The President has further ordered tough action to Aniva for deliberately putting the young girls under the threat of contracting HIV/AIDS due to his serious status. The practice is so popular that the men are able to make a living by having sex with young school-age girls. President Mutharika has also directed the Police, the District Commissioner and Chiefs in Nsanje to investigate all men and parents involved in this malpractice. (more...)
Boos to cheers: Durant heads home to Oakland with Team USA Boos to cheers: Durant heads home to Oakland with Team USA
- July 27, 2016

And that's not even counting the United States women having won six of the past eight World Championships titles, going 63-2 but settling for third after semi-final losses in 1994 at Australia and 2006 in Brazil. "There's a history of being together", said Auriemma. "Just to be able to have the honor to be even thought about to represent our country, to represent a whole country, not just an organization, it's insane to think about", Jordan said. (more...)
Dying Teen Makes Brave, Painful Decision -- And 1 Last Wish Dying Teen Makes Brave, Painful Decision -- And 1 Last Wish
- July 27, 2016

Unfortunately, Jerika has never walked, and she said her pain is a seven on a scale of one to 10 on her BEST days, but mostly she's at an eight or 9. "It's fun. It's a lot of people, and they look up to me". "I kind of put it off and tried everything else in the meantime". Jerika said: "It makes my heart explode ". (more...)
How a Woman's Plea to Abort a Foetus Sparked the Abortion Debate How a Woman's Plea to Abort a Foetus Sparked the Abortion Debate
- July 27, 2016

Dilasa not only made sure she was admitted to Shatabdi Hospital and a sonography carried out on her, it also helped her file a plea in Supreme Court seeking directions to medically terminate her pregnancy. To this, the bench said that the larger issue of constitutional validity of the provisions will be addressed by another bench where a similar petition is pending. (more...)
Cubs in final stages of talks to acquire marquee closer Aroldis Chapman
- July 26, 2016

He's heading back to the National League Central to play for the Chicago Cubs, with the Yankees getting four players in return. Chapman, 28, has recorded 20 saves and and struck out 44 batters in 31 1/3 innings for the Yankees this season. (more...)
Researchers support causal link between alcohol, cancer Researchers support causal link between alcohol, cancer
- July 24, 2016

Located in the commentary section of a journal Addiction called " For Debate ", is where you can find a New Zealand researcher who is warning about the strong alcohol-cancer link as the consumption of alcohol has been linked to at least seven different types of cancer. (more...)
Prince Harry says world must revive urgency in AIDS fight Prince Harry says world must revive urgency in AIDS fight
- July 23, 2016

Prince Harry is taking on the fight against AIDS and HIV, a cause his mother, the late Princess Diana, also championed. But, he added, despite huge progress in the struggle against HIV and Aids, "we now face a new risk - the risk of complacency". (more...)
Colorado town awaits test results of pot ingredient in water Colorado town awaits test results of pot ingredient in water
- July 23, 2016

Michael Yowell said . Dr. John Fox, health officer in Lincoln County, cast doubt on whether THC-contaminated water could be unsafe. In a tweet embedded above, the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office said testing had been initiated due to "complaints", presumably about THC-infused tap water, but the Denver Post provided a slightly different account of how the discovery occurred. (more...)
Brazil arrests 10 in alleged Olympics terror plot
- July 23, 2016

The justice minister added that one of the suspects communicated with a Brazilian store in an alleged attempt to by an AK-47 assault rifle, apparently the most concrete action taken toward a possible attack. The Brazilian government-already battling negative publicity because of the Zika virus that has kept away visitors and athletes-has boosted security in Rio since last week's attack in Nice, France, where a driver plowed a truck through crowds during Bastille Day celebrations, killing ... (more...)
FACT CHECK: The First Night Of The Republican National Convention FACT CHECK: The First Night Of The Republican National Convention
- July 22, 2016

Tapper asked Christie some questions from audience members, including one that asked why Trump "continues to insult" people instead of uniting them. But he asserted that the Federal Bureau of Investigation director was "compromised" by Attorney General Loretta Lynch having met with former President Bill Clinton. (more...)
Indiana Health Officials Warning Hoosiers About West Nile Virus Indiana Health Officials Warning Hoosiers About West Nile Virus
- July 22, 2016

The other Larimer County case was in Loveland last month. Most of the patients were older adults who developed illnesses such as meningitis and encephalitis. Generally, symptoms appear three to fourteen days after being bitten by an infected mosquito. Here's what scientists think happens: In response to the bite, the body sends immunity cells to the infected area (which is what produces the redness and swelling associated with mosquito bites). (more...)
Feds file antitrust suit to stop large health insurance mergers
- July 22, 2016

Last month, Anne Melissa Dowling, the agency's acting director, granted conditional approval of the combination. Aetna's $34-billion acquisition of Humana is less problematic because its main effect would be in the market for Medicare Advantage coverage, Ginsburg said. (more...)
HOPE open-label study of vaginal ring for preventing HIV begins HOPE open-label study of vaginal ring for preventing HIV begins
- July 22, 2016

However, another study, which was conducted on 120 women, states that a type of bacteria living in the woman's body interferes with the working of the ring and contributes to the success or failure of the ring. Jared Baeten , women visited clinic sites monthly to receive a new ring and turn in their previous month's ring. "Reducing new HIV infections in young women is one of the greatest challenges in southern Africa", Professor Karim says. (more...)
Woman accused of hiding baby remains may have had pregnancy troubles: lawyer Woman accused of hiding baby remains may have had pregnancy troubles: lawyer
- July 21, 2016

Burdett has also provided an alibi for Giesbrecht when she spent the weekend with her boyfriend. They sparked a friendship and Burdett said Giesbrecht began dating another casino employee, Gerald Morrissey. She told court she drove Giesbrecht to U-Haul, so she could open an account. She said she only found out Giestbrecht was pregnant with her eldest son (who can not be named due to a publication ban) the day after he was born. (more...)
Unique Zika case of Utah caregiver under investigation
- July 20, 2016

To date, the 12 cases confirmed in our state are associated with travel to a country or region with ongoing Zika virus transmission. But neither appears to have been the case in Utah, officials in Salt Lake City said. The caregiver does not seem to have had the sort of meaningful contact with the deceased. According to the CDC , his blood showed Zika levels more than 100,000 times higher than seen in other samples of infected people, although it's not yet known what impact this might have had ... (more...)
New NYC Subway Cars Coming New NYC Subway Cars Coming
- July 20, 2016

He was joined by MTA Chair and CEO Thomas Prendergast, President of NYC Transit Veronique Hakim, and elected officials, including Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and Assemblymember Jo Anne Simon. "The old rhythm of government...that doesn't work anymore", Cuomo said. Subway use is at its highest level since 1948 , with almost 1.8 billion rides a year, according to a recent report from the New York Times. (more...)
Covered California Announces Rates and Plan Expansions for 2017 Covered California Announces Rates and Plan Expansions for 2017
- July 20, 2016

Health policy experts said California is rejoining the pack after keeping rate increases lower than much of the country during the first years of Obamacare. This story was produced by Kaiser Health News , which publishes California Healthline , a service of the California Health Care Foundation . "We work hard to build a robust exchange that drives competition by attracting as many consumers as possible", Lee said. (more...)
Fake Pokemon Go apps infiltrate Google Play store
- July 20, 2016

The Pokemon Go is available on Google Playstore and Apple's App Store in the US, Japan and Australia, Philippines, New Zealand, Britain and Germany and is coming soon to India, Singapore, Taiwan and Indonesia. On Friday last week, Nintendo , creator of the 20-year-old Pokemon franchise, set a record for the most shares ever traded daily in Japan. Tom Currie quit his job in a cafe to travel NZ playing Pokemon Go , and has attracted global attention since. (more...)
Pair of marches planned in Cleveland for start of RNC
- July 19, 2016

You can bet Trump critics will dredge up all the nasty things they said about Trump during the primaries. However, he said it has been a process for supporters to jump on the Trump bandwagon. Texas Gov. Rick Perry , a strident Trump critic as a candidate for president, is on the schedule of speakers. Trump has split the Republican Party, but the convention is aimed at gluing the fracture, although a faction of the party is still holding out hope of a rival candidate emerging. (more...)
In medical mystery, caregiver gets Zika from man who died
- July 19, 2016

Ardis Hoven, an infectious disease consultant for the Kentucky Department for Public Health and former president of the American Medical Association. Seven days later, her sexual partner came down with similar symptoms. In another study that used serum from the same cases, Dr. Chiu and his colleagues confirmed with "molecular clock" sequencing analysis that the Zika strain now circulating in Bahia likely emerged in mid-2014, more than 8 months before the first documented case of Zika ... (more...)
Trump to seek NATO support to fight ISIS Trump to seek NATO support to fight ISIS
- July 19, 2016

The Republican National Convention will take place from Monday to Wednesday in Cleveland , Ohio, while the Democratic National Convention is scheduled to take place from July 25 to 28 in Pennsylvania. The candidates inspire similar levels of disdain in Florida and OH, two other crucial and vote-heavy swing states, the poll showed. As usual, Trump did most of the talking. (more...)
'Ghostbusters' holds its own; 'Life of Pets' still No. 1 'Ghostbusters' holds its own; 'Life of Pets' still No. 1
- July 19, 2016

Paul Feig , a director who is well-known for directing a lot of recent comedies like The Office , chose to rely on deadpan humor. That's a pretty good opening for a film which has attracted so much negative press, and includes 46 million from the United States of America and more than 6 million from Ireland and the UK. (more...)
Owen Smith To Launch Labour Leadership Bid
- July 18, 2016

That would make it extremely hard for Labour to select moderate MPs unless large numbers of constituents signed up to the party - a development which would enormously strengthen Mr Corbyn's hand as leader. Both Angela Eagle and Owen Smith have revealed hopes of removing Corbyn . "But I will serve and work with Jeremy if he wins". "We have now been told that anyone who recently joined is not eligible to vote which I think is unfair". (more...)