Medicine


First modern Briton Cheddar Man had 'dark to black skin' First modern Briton Cheddar Man had 'dark to black skin'
- February 08, 2018

The team, which specialises in evolution and DNA , worked with model-makers and professors at University College London to build a picture of what the man behind the skeleton would actually have looked like. However, Cheddar Man has genetic markers that are more in line with someone from sub-Saharan Africa , which is consistent with other Mesolithic remains discovered elsewhere in Europe - seemingly confirming early humanity's migration out of Africa. (more...)
Hot tea tied to esophageal cancer in smokers and drinkers Hot tea tied to esophageal cancer in smokers and drinkers
- February 07, 2018

Chinese scientists today released the findings of a large study that has detected what they say is a "noticeable increase" in the risk of esophageal cancer associated with a combination of hot tea drinking, excessive alcohol consumption and tobacco smoking . (more...)
Genius Girl Scout Sells Cookies Outside A San Diego Dispensary Genius Girl Scout Sells Cookies Outside A San Diego Dispensary
- February 07, 2018

The story went on to explain that the local Urbn Leaf dispensary posted a photo on Instagram showing a Girl Scout posing outside its Bay Park location with an armful of cookie boxes. She added that a marijuana dispensary is not an approved site for booth sales. Sally Egan, the director of product sales for the Girl Scouts of Wisconsin - Badgerland Council, as well as scouts Isabel and Scarlett Mavrantonis joined us on Daybreak to chat about the cookie sale. (more...)
Olivier Giroud: 'France coach Didier Deschamps told me to leave Arsenal' Olivier Giroud: 'France coach Didier Deschamps told me to leave Arsenal'
- February 06, 2018

Giroud had fallen down the pecking-order at Arsenal , and following the arrival of Aubameyang was the third choice striker, also behind his compatriot Alexandre Lacazette . Chelsea FC are now preparing for their Premier League trip to Watford on Monday night as they look to try and bounce back to winning ways after their loss to Bournemouth last week. (more...)
Crocodile Dundee Super Bowl ad airs in US Crocodile Dundee Super Bowl ad airs in US
- February 06, 2018

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Rams Win Three Top Awards at NFL Honors Rams Win Three Top Awards at NFL Honors
- February 06, 2018

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Modi lies, BJP cheats the people: Karnataka Congress Modi lies, BJP cheats the people: Karnataka Congress
- February 05, 2018

On the announcement of suburban railway for Bengaluru in the Union Budget, Dr. Parameshwara said, "He (Mr. Modi ) says that the Union government has given funding for ₹17,000 crore, whereas the share of the State and the Union governments in the project is 20% each while 60% comes from financial institutions". (more...)
CHAN 2018: Morocco coach reflects on Libya win in semis CHAN 2018: Morocco coach reflects on Libya win in semis
- February 04, 2018

Super Eagles vice captain and Trabzonspor midfielder, Onazi Ogenyi, has backed the home-based Eagles to win the 2018 CHAN trophy as they play in the final against host nation morocco on Sunday. However, the players also showed the never-say-die attitude in them when it matter most. "But if the right tactics are used by Nigeria , the Moroccans can be beaten". (more...)
Florida nurse's rant about 'funky flu' season goes viral Florida nurse's rant about 'funky flu' season goes viral
- February 04, 2018

Given the frustrating nature of her job, and the lack of basic common sense exhibited about public health, being sarcastic seems like a way to get the message across, especially if polite health and wellness posters apparently aren't doing the trick. (more...)
Wear red for women on Friday Wear red for women on Friday
- February 03, 2018

That equates to 1,080 deaths/day and 2,200 per day when men are included. Cardiovascular diseases, including heart disease and stroke, kill almost 1 in 3 women in each year. The Schliemann Center is encouraging our community to wear red , take a photo, and share it with BRMC on Facebook , Twitter or Instagram using the hashtags #GoRed and #TeamBRMC. (more...)
Manchester United star Zlatan Ibrahimovic 'signs contract with LA Galaxy' Manchester United star Zlatan Ibrahimovic 'signs contract with LA Galaxy'
- February 03, 2018

Earlier it was reported that the former Sweden worldwide and captain will receive an annual salary of $7.7 million at LA Galaxy and become the highest-paid player in the MLS. The last thing Zlatan told me was he wants to recover totally and help the team. Mourinho also gave an update on midfielder Marouane Fellaini, who is free to talk to other clubs as his contract ticks down. (more...)
Pizza for breakfast? Dietician explains why it's perfectly acceptable Pizza for breakfast? Dietician explains why it's perfectly acceptable
- February 03, 2018

Pizza is nearly universally-loved-long-standing pineapple on pizza debate aside-so this is definitely good news for a lot of people. Which leads to the question: What's healthier for breakfast, pizza or dessert disguised as cereal? Of course, there's a lot to take into consideration, like type of cereal or pizza, for example. (more...)
Opioid Crisis Leads FDA To Restrict Imodium Opioid Crisis Leads FDA To Restrict Imodium
- February 03, 2018

Toxicologists at the Upstate poison center discovered in 2012 that high doses of loperamide can cause potentially deadly abnormal heart rhythms. The recent report comes from FDA's side that the organization asked the drugmakers to limit the use of the drug in packaging as it is turning hazardous for the health of many. (more...)
US Navy video shows Russian jet's close encounter with US surveillance plane US Navy video shows Russian jet's close encounter with US surveillance plane
- February 03, 2018

Video of a Russian Jet crossing the pathway of a U.S. Navy Plane has been released. State Department officials pointed to the incident as a violation of the 1972 Agreement for the Prevention of Incidents On and Over the High Seas , which is an agreement both countries signed to take steps in avoiding collisions in the air and the sea. (more...)
Obasanjo, Duke, Oyinlola storm Abeokuta to inaugurate Coalition for Nigeria Movement Obasanjo, Duke, Oyinlola storm Abeokuta to inaugurate Coalition for Nigeria Movement
- February 02, 2018

Obasanjo when delivering his speech at the press center, Iwe Iroyin Oke Ilewo Abeokuta said the objective of the movement is to give special attention and space to youths and women who in most cases have been victims and underlings. "We have a poor presentation, we 65% of votes what happened to our 35per votes?" "After this period, we are very sure we shall experience tremendous change". (more...)
Study Warns Disrupted Sleep Cycles Could Be Linked To Alzheimer's Study Warns Disrupted Sleep Cycles Could Be Linked To Alzheimer's
- February 01, 2018

The findings potentially could help doctors identify people at risk of Alzheimer's earlier than now is possible. Changes that lead to Alzheimer's are thought to take root in the brain up to 20 years before symptoms appear. Now levels of the peptide can only be measured in living patients using costly brain scans or highly invasive tests of cerebrospinal fluid . The 139 others had no evidence of the amyloid protein that signifies pre-clinical Alzheimer's. (more...)
South Africa vs India South Africa vs India
- February 01, 2018

We have to take one game at a time. Good thing De Villiers already knows what that is. "They've got some good bowlers and we're going to have to show some good fight and good resilience out in the middle against their quicks, and (Keshav) Maharaj as well, who's come a long way as a spinner". (more...)
Super blue blood moon: See photos Super blue blood moon: See photos
- February 01, 2018

Around 5:50 a.m. on Wednesday, the color of the moon began to change. Adding to the naming confusion, this full moon was also known as the "snow moon" by some Native American tribes. For those of us in North America, the eclipse will be visible before sunrise tomorrow. And Californians are in a prime location to see the total lunar eclipse . (more...)
Minor boy who was babysitting 18-month girl molests her, arrested Minor boy who was babysitting 18-month girl molests her, arrested
- February 01, 2018

The top court also said that it was "very much concerned" about the health of the infant. The matter was mentioned this morning before the CJI Misra's court, and was later taken up for hearing at 2 pm. "She has horrific injuries in her internal organs". The brutal crime reportedly took place when the girl's parents, both working, had left her at their relatives' house. (more...)
Trump plan would sharply change legal immigration Trump plan would sharply change legal immigration
- January 30, 2018

President Donald Trump proposed legislation on Thursday that would provide a path to citizenship for as many as 1.8 million young unauthorized immigrants in exchange for an end to decades of family-based migration policies, a costly border wall and a vast crackdown on other immigrants living in the country illegally. (more...)
CDC: Flu Season Death Rate At Epidemic Level CDC: Flu Season Death Rate At Epidemic Level
- January 29, 2018

Flu is widespread in every state except Hawaii, with 39 states reporting high traffic to doctors last week, up from 32. "This rapid increase in cases that we have been seeing is after the winter holidays, and while it's among all ages, it's higher in children", said Dan Jernigan, director of the influenza division at the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases. (more...)
Alternative treatments used for wildlife burned in California fires Alternative treatments used for wildlife burned in California fires
- January 28, 2018

The two bears had third-degree burns on their paws. It also misstated wildlife officials' plans for the mountain lion. The first rescued bear naps in its holding pen after getting its tilapia treatment. "We made little spring rolls with their feet", Peyton said. Another form of treatment seemed most helpful of all for the bears, vets said. "One of the remarkable things was after one of the first tilapia applications", Clifford said. (more...)
US Supreme Court temporarily delays the execution of an Alabama inmate US Supreme Court temporarily delays the execution of an Alabama inmate
- January 28, 2018

Julius Schulte, who was responding to a April 1985 domestic disturbance call. Madison, on parole at the time, was convicted of sneaking up behind Schulte and shooting him twice in the head. "It brings everything back to mind that this guy is still alive and my dad, who never hurt anybody, isn't here anymore", Michael Schulte said. His legal team states that Madison has dementia and does not remember killing a police officer three decades ago. (more...)
To avoid swatting, mosquitoes remember your scent To avoid swatting, mosquitoes remember your scent
- January 28, 2018

Ultimately, the researchers claimed that the mosquitoes without dopamine had less neural activity than their dopamine counterparts and were actually less equipped to learn and process the odor information from the previous experiment. With this new understanding of how mosquitoes learn to avoid certain hosts, the researchers say they are now exploring mosquitoes' ability to learn and remember favored hosts. (more...)
Oldest Human Fossils Outside Africa Push Back Our Timeline…Again Oldest Human Fossils Outside Africa Push Back Our Timeline…Again
- January 28, 2018

Stone tools recovered at the site further confirm the age and technology being used by these modern humans. "It is well-known from numerous studies that these were used mostly for the hunting of animals and processing their meat and skin (leather), as well as cutting plants", says Daniella Bar-Yosef, a researcher at Tel Aviv University and an associate at Harvard's Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology who is one of the co-authors of the paper . (more...)