Medical


Mom accused of overdosing while driving toddler to preschool Mom accused of overdosing while driving toddler to preschool
- September 01, 2017

It was the child's fifth birthday. While the girl waited for first responders, she told the dispatcher of how she had lost her tooth recently and received a "lucky penny" from the tooth fairy. The prescription bottle was filled with 30 pills on August 27th, but officers noted only two pills were left. She says she must have blacked out as she had been under a lot of stress. (more...)
Gibson appointed South Africa head coach Gibson appointed South Africa head coach
- September 01, 2017

The news confirms the departure of Russell Domingo who has moved to the role of head coach of the A side. His contract will run from mid-September when he starts preparing the squad for the home series against Bangladesh until the conclusion of the ICC World Cup in mid-2019. (more...)
Miss UK hands back crown after being asked to lose weight Miss UK hands back crown after being asked to lose weight
- September 01, 2017

Just to name a few. She now wants to raise awareness about "rogue" pageants . "Let me tell you something, pageant girls are more than just a number on a clothing tag". "I have had some really wonderful experiences through being in the pageant industry and made some lifelong friends and memories". However, I don't believe anyone should be able to manipulate you and tiresome your sparkle. (more...)
At Least 19 Dead as Condemned Mumbai Building Collapses At Least 19 Dead as Condemned Mumbai Building Collapses
- September 01, 2017

There have been three building collapses in Mumbai over the past two months. The Chief Minister also directed the Bombay Municipal Corporation (BMC) Commissioner to focus on immediate medical assistance to the injured persons. Among them was Sayed Sabir, who came looking for his sister. The collapsed building had an unstable foundation and was vulnerable to extreme rainfall, India Today reported. (more...)
Is Angoori Bhabhi Aka Shilpa Shinde Too Pricey For Bigg Boss 11? Is Angoori Bhabhi Aka Shilpa Shinde Too Pricey For Bigg Boss 11?
- September 01, 2017

The promo of the show got released last week which gained a lot of attention from the audience. " Bigg Boss makers were keen on having Shilpa Shinde as their celebrity contestant, as she is lovely, talented and short tempered too, which would be all the valid reason for her joining the show". (more...)
Nigerian gov't forces kill top Boko Haram commanders Nigerian gov't forces kill top Boko Haram commanders
- August 31, 2017

Lake Chad surrounded by four countries - Nigeria, Niger, Cameroon and Chad - has seen deadly violence by Boko Haram militants since it announced armed struggle against the Nigerian government in 2009 to create an Islamic state. "This will help these people to rebuild their lives in safety therefore, reducing the threat of radicalisation and migration for the United Kingdom at home". (more...)
Texas Will Accept Mexico's Offer for Harvey Relief Texas Will Accept Mexico's Offer for Harvey Relief
- August 31, 2017

The lack of an immediate USA acceptance of the help prompted speculation that the Trump administration was snubbing the neighbor that Trump once accused of sending drugs, criminals and rapists into the U.S. The U.S. hasn't formally responded to the offer to say whether it will accept it. Trump and Mexico's government also remain at odds over his demand that Mexico pay for the border wall that he wants to construct to help keep out those who seek to enter the US illegally. (more...)
Study Finds New Dads in US Are Older Then Ever Study Finds New Dads in US Are Older Then Ever
- August 31, 2017

When seen according to ethnicities, Asian-American dads, especially Japanese- and Vietnamese-American dads were an average of 36 years and over. The study is authored by Yash Khandwala, a medical student at the University of California-San Diego who was a research scholar to Michael Eisenberg , an assistant professor of urology at Stanford. (more...)
Blue Whale Game surfaces in Assam: Affects Boy mentally and physically Blue Whale Game surfaces in Assam: Affects Boy mentally and physically
- August 31, 2017

There was also reportedly a sheet of paper near him on which it was scribbled that 'the blue whale challenge is not a game and is unsafe, once you start you can not escape'. He had confessed in an interview that he incited 17 teenagers for committing suicide . "The Chief Medical Officer is supervising the post-mortem which was being video recorded while police have constituted a special cell under a Superintendent to probe the case", he said. (more...)
Drug overdose awareness day set in Baltimore Drug overdose awareness day set in Baltimore
- August 31, 2017

Drug overdoses are now killing Americans at a faster rate than auto crashes. "There is a lot of shame and stigma around drug-related deaths, it's important that we acknowledge the pain of everyone affected by overdose and support them in their grief". (more...)
What Igbo Governors told Nnamdi Kanu will surprise you What Igbo Governors told Nnamdi Kanu will surprise you
- August 31, 2017

In a statement, the former Kaduna State Governor had said the IPOB leader was not a common criminal and as such arresting him, Kanu, will spell doom for Nigeria . It was the first time the governors are meeting Kanu, who is championing the pro-Biafra agitation in the South-East and parts of the South-South. Our correspondent equally learnt that the governors at the meeting which held behind closed doors, spoke of the need for an "amicable resolution" of issues raised by the pro-Biafra ... (more...)
Harvey kills Houston police officer, 14 others Harvey kills Houston police officer, 14 others
- August 31, 2017

Boulevard in southeast Houston . Four others were arrested late Monday after a deputy constable saw a suspicious pickup outside of a shoe store in a shopping center on Old Spanish Trail, court records show. 9K police and fire working to serve. A small staff of prosecutors with the district attorney's office has been sleeping in shifts to remain at the courthouse to file charges around the clock. (more...)
Gas prices to spike as Harvey takes out refineries Gas prices to spike as Harvey takes out refineries
- August 31, 2017

Prices are hovering near the 10-day moving average at 2.92. "People will see higher prices trickle through, not just higher gas prices but also perhaps higher prices for fruits and vegetables as it costs more to get them to markets, and a higher price for the airline tickets to go visit your mother at Christmas time", says Peter Morci, Economist. (more...)
AAP MLAs reach Baijal's residence AAP MLAs reach Baijal's residence
- August 31, 2017

However, a delegation of almost 45 MLAs assembled in front of Raj Niwas. The MLAs entered the L-G's house at 2:30 pm and came out at around 9 pm on Wednesday, after Baijal chose to meet them, along with Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and the cabinet, at 5 pm on Thursday. (more...)
How to donate after a disaster and avoid scams How to donate after a disaster and avoid scams
- August 31, 2017

The BBB urges donors to be cautious and ask the charity about its transportation and distribution plans, and to be wary of organizations without disaster relief experience. The Coastal Bend Disaster Recovery Group is a south Texas organization that will be assisting in the long-term recovery. Keep in mind that some crowdfunding sites do very little vetting of individuals who decide to post for assistance after a disaster. (more...)
United Nations chief: Trump may incite 'violence against the media United Nations chief: Trump may incite 'violence against the media
- August 31, 2017

A Jordanian prince, al-Hussein said that Trump's repeated criticism of U.S. news outlets such as the New York Times , the Washington Post and CNN was "an incitement for others to attack journalists". Zeid has been an outspoken critic of Trump , despite the USA being the top voluntary contributor to his office. In June, he accused Trump of a "persistent flirtation" with torture. (more...)
Sessions calls for 'a culture that's hostile to drug use' Sessions calls for 'a culture that's hostile to drug use'
- August 31, 2017

Drug overdoses claimed more lives past year than Americans killed in the Vietnam War and 2017 is scheduled to do the same. "That will be the highest drug death toll and the fastest increase in that death toll in American history", Session stated, adding that "this is not a sustainable trend nor an acceptable America". (more...)
Human West Nile Cases In Simcoe Muskoka Human West Nile Cases In Simcoe Muskoka
- August 31, 2017

Before 1999, when it was detected in New York City, West Nile virus was found in Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and Australia. "The positive bird means that residents of Buffalo County need to be more cautious to prevent mosquito bites", April Loeffler, Health Officer said. (more...)
Juventus Complete Loan Deal For Howedes Juventus Complete Loan Deal For Howedes
- August 31, 2017

The 29-year-old German worldwide, who has spent his entire career with Bundesliga side Schalke, was targeted by the Italian champions to bolster their defence. Hoewedes was one of the few to play every minute of Germany's seven matches on their way to winning the title in Brazil in 2014. The Old Lady have been on the look out for a new defender ever since Leonardo Bonucci completed his stunning switch to AC Milan last month, and Howedes will be his replacement. (more...)
Yemen's Houthi, Saleh forces agree to ease tensions Yemen's Houthi, Saleh forces agree to ease tensions
- August 30, 2017

Saleh's General People's Congress party said in a statement on Sunday that "remaining silent on the incident would open the door to strife that would be hard to contain". On Sunday UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres urged warring parties in Yemen to allow humanitarian aid into the country, namely by re-opening the worldwide airport in Sanaa and Hodeida port. (more...)
In historic first, FDA approves Novartis CAR-T therapy In historic first, FDA approves Novartis CAR-T therapy
- August 30, 2017

The T-cells are collected then sent to a manufacturing center where they are genetically modified before being infused back into the patient. Novartis did not immediately disclose the therapy's price, but it is expected to cost hundreds of thousands of dollars. (more...)
App uses smartphone selfies to screen for pancreatic cancer App uses smartphone selfies to screen for pancreatic cancer
- August 30, 2017

This app basically scans the eye for increased levels of bilirubin , which can help in early diagnosis and treatment . The goal of the app is to detect raised bilirubin levels before they're visible to the naked eye. For now, the app relies on a specially designed 3D printed smartphone holder that captures a picture of the patient's eye. but soon enough the developers are confident that Biliscreen would be able to diagnose without the help of any additional accessories. (more...)
HSE campaign to boost HPV Vaccine uptake HSE campaign to boost HPV Vaccine uptake
- August 30, 2017

We strongly urge all parents, teenagers, and interested parties to visit this trusted source where they will learn about the vaccine, how it saves lives and its excellent safety record. HSE National Director of Health and Wellbeing Dr Stephanie O'Keeffe said the World Health Organisation and every national regulatory body in the world has found that the HPV vaccine does not cause any of the alleged side effects. (more...)
Fitbit launches its first health and fitness smartwatch Fitbit launches its first health and fitness smartwatch
- August 30, 2017

The introduction of a relative SpO2 sensor for estimating blood oxygen levels opens the potential for tracking important new indicators about wearer's health, such as sleep apnea, according to a Fitbit press release. "This allowed Xiaomi to throttle up on its cheap devices within the China market and for Apple to leverage its position as the leading smartwatch provider worldwide. (more...)
Pa., NJ among 13 states hit by illness linked to pet turtles Pa., NJ among 13 states hit by illness linked to pet turtles
- August 30, 2017

The Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is now investing the case of the linkage between the pet turtles with the Salmonella outbreak that has affected many people in U.S. The CDC sequenced the genome of the salmonella bacteria found on turtles collected at a local street vendor and the salmonella found in the sick people, and found that they were closely related. (more...)
Buhari to reward victorious D' Tigresses with N1m each Buhari to reward victorious D' Tigresses with N1m each
- August 30, 2017

In his remarks at the brief ceremony the Minister of Sport, Solomon Dalung said the fortunes of the country in terms of sports have been on the rise since the inception of the Buhari led administration. "We feel overjoyed that the President invited us to come here". The team captain, Aisha Mohammed , had this to say about the cash reward: "that will motivate us to do more by the grace of God". (more...)
Nigerian president chairs first cabinet meeting since return from medical leave Nigerian president chairs first cabinet meeting since return from medical leave
- August 30, 2017

The team members were hosted by the President at the Council Chamber prior to the commencement of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting. The team won the 2017 FIBA Women's AfroBasket tournament in Mali and also qualified for the 2018 FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup slated for Spain. (more...)
US GDP Growth In Q2 Upwardly Revised By More Than Expected US GDP Growth In Q2 Upwardly Revised By More Than Expected
- August 30, 2017

Growth in the U.S. expanded in the second quarter at a greater pace than previously estimated, as personal consumption and non-residential investment increased by more than forecast in the flash estimate . The more robust GDP reading reflected stronger consumer spending and business investment, offset in part by a steeper pullback in spending by state and local governments. (more...)
The Royals Just Can't Score The Royals Just Can't Score
- August 30, 2017

Cash praised the veteran righty for battling to keep his team close, especially through the fourth inning when he and catcher Wilson Ramos were having issues that led to a run and three wild pitches total, but Cobb took no solace in that. "It came down to one pitch, and I didn't make that pitch". You never know when they could get healthy again. Junis was removed after giving up Evan Longoria's single. (more...)
FDA to patients with St. Jude pacemakers FDA to patients with St. Jude pacemakers
- August 30, 2017

The device will run on backup mode during the process, but all life-sustaining features will still be available. It was the second round of updates for the heart implants that Abbott has announced since buying medical device maker St. Abbott said it would also update the software embedded in pacemakers to reduce the risk of hacking. However, officials warned that there is always a potential issue with reloading previous version if the update is incomplete, a loss of programmed settings, ... (more...)