Medicine


Why you must catch up on lost sleep in weekends Why you must catch up on lost sleep in weekends
- May 28, 2018

There is also no risk of early death. The scientists discovered that people who slept five hours or fewer during the week, but got over eight hours of rest on the weekends , did not have any increase in their mortality rate. Not having a sufficient amount of sleep obviously isn't ideal, as it's been linked to having a higher risk of developing conditions such as cancer, diabetes and heart disease . (more...)
Richie Incognito Held For Psychiatric Evaluation After Gym Altercation Richie Incognito Held For Psychiatric Evaluation After Gym Altercation
- May 26, 2018

A man called 911, claiming Incognito attacked him. 'He then went to the boxing mannequin and tore it off its pedestal and threw it on the ground in a wrestling move and sat on its face, ' Mark recalled to TMZ. Law enforcement tells us Incognito was placed on an involuntary psychiatric hold to be evaluated. He signed with the Miami Dolphins in 2010 and was one of the central figures in the Jonathan Martin bullying scandal in 2013. (more...)
US biotechs to speed work on Nipah vaccine as virus hits India US biotechs to speed work on Nipah vaccine as virus hits India
- May 26, 2018

There has not yet been an official statement from Public Health England about travel to Kerala , but the risks to travellers are likely to be extremely low. With panic setting in, several families in Kozhikode district have evacuated their homes in the last four days, some Indian media reports said. Nipah virus is an emerging infectious disease that first broke out in a Malaysian village in 1999 and was also named after the same village. (more...)
FDA: Updated Safety Alert Regarding Benzocaine-Associated Methemoglobinemia FDA: Updated Safety Alert Regarding Benzocaine-Associated Methemoglobinemia
- May 25, 2018

The agency said it will take action against companies that don't voluntarily remove benzocaine products for young children. Products containing benzocaine carry serious risks and provide little to no benefits for treating oral pain, including sore gums due to teething, the FDA says . (more...)
Trump can't block user on Twitter, federal judge rules Trump can't block user on Twitter, federal judge rules
- May 24, 2018

While we must recognize, and are sensitive to, the President's personal First Amendment rights, he can not exercise those rights in a way that infringes the corresponding First Amendment rights of those who have criticized him. The lawsuit was filed after Trump blocked some individuals from @ realDonaldTrump , a 9-year-old Twitter account with over 50 million followers, after each of them tweeted a message critical of Trump or his policies in reply to a tweet he had sent . (more...)
DICE Partners with NVIDIA for Battlefield V PC; Pre-Order Details Revealed DICE Partners with NVIDIA for Battlefield V PC; Pre-Order Details Revealed
- May 24, 2018

But importantly, the result of each round or day, has a greater impact on the supplies and respawn reinforcements available to each side at the start of each new day, and also whether the Operation leads to a climactic finale, in which each player may only have one life and it is a last man standing situation. (more...)
New sexual misconduct lawsuit filed against R Kelly New sexual misconduct lawsuit filed against R Kelly
- May 23, 2018

Rodgers claims that she continued her relationship with Keller for roughly a year, during which he "routinely engaged in intimidation, mental, verbal and sexual abuse, during and after sexual contact". TMZ reported that Rodgers claimed in her legal documents that she met the R&B legend in March of a year ago in NYC. In an emotional interview with the BBC, Faith described R Kelly's alleged sexual misconduct. (more...)
Cost-saving store closure plan costs M&S two thirds of profits Cost-saving store closure plan costs M&S two thirds of profits
- May 23, 2018

The reorganisation was paced up a year ago. "These changes come with short-term costs which are reflected in today's results". M&S recently announced the next tranche of United Kingdom stores proposed for closure or set to close as it reshapes its United Kingdom store estate with plans to take at least a third of sales online. (more...)
Protests against Vedanta copper smelter in Tuticorin turn violent Protests against Vedanta copper smelter in Tuticorin turn violent
- May 23, 2018

Thousands of protesters, especially from Kumarettiyapuram, have been up against the plant's proposed expansion plans citing the threat it poses to the people in neighbouring villages. He said in a statement, "The police had to take action under unavoidable circumstances to protect public life and property as the protesters resorted to repeated violence. (more...)
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...)