Medicine

by | January 21, 2018 | 09:07

Federer is yet to drop a set as he continues his title defence at Melbourne Park and the 36-year-old never looked unduly troubled against the Frenchman, winning in 1hr 15mins. This year's Australian Open has been played under the shadow of the controversy surrounding the naming of the Margaret Court Arena . No. 13 Sam Querrey restored some order for the USA men with a 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 win over Feliciano Lopez.

by | January 21, 2018 | 05:57

The pair had played each other on seven occasions before Saturday, with Kerber edging the series 4-3 including their previous two meetings, the last of which came on the Stuttgart clay in 2015. Halep wasted chances to serve for the match in the ninth, 11th and 15th games, then had to save three match points in the 22nd. The 32-year Czech eliminated the 12th-seeded Argentine 6-3, 6-3, 6-2 in 2hr 16min on Hisense Arena.

by | January 21, 2018 | 01:36

The Health Department is stressing for all of us to wash our hands, clean high-touch areas, cover coughs, and stay home if we're feeling sick. There was a slight increase in patients around the holidays that has since petered out. At this time a year ago, 14 people in the state had died from the flu. In California, one of the states with the highest number of cases, some hospitals are treating patients in "surge tents", medically equipped tents that hospitals use during natural disasters.

by | January 21, 2018 | 01:11

The president has a fasting blood glucose of 89, which is normal, and no sign of diabetes. Trump was 70 when he took office on January 20, 2017, making him the oldest person ever elected to the presidency. Jackson said he would increase that dose in an effort to get Trump's bad cholesterol, or LDL level, below 120; it now is 143. Mr Trump's body mass index (BMI) of 29.9 put him in the overweight category - and on the brink of obese - for his alleged height at 190cm.

by | January 21, 2018 | 00:55

West Ham, perhaps still feeling aggrieved by Callum Wilson's controversial late equaliser when the sides met at the Vitality Stadium on Boxing Day, was a whisker away from a ideal start as Aaron Cresswell's low drive whistled the wrong side of an upright, while Mark Noble was too high.

by | January 21, 2018 | 00:55

Principal Ritu Chhabra was shot at thrice by the suspended Class 12 student during a meeting with his parents in the premises of Swami Vivekanand Public School in the city. The boy was caught by locals and handed him to the authorities, officials said. Then he headed straight to Chabra's room and opened fire, he added.

by | January 20, 2018 | 23:26

A new Washington Post/ABC poll found that 48%of Americans blame Trump and the Republicans for a potential shutdown , and only 28% hold Democrats responsible. As the clock ticked toward midnight, when funding for the government was set to expire, senators huddled on the floor of the crowded Senate chamber, searching for some way forward.

by | January 20, 2018 | 20:16

For the five cancers that have no screening tests-ovarian, liver, stomach, pancreatic and oesophageal cancers-sensitivity ranged from 69 percent to 98 percent. The test, called CancerSEEK, is a unique noninvasive, multianalyte test that simultaneously evaluates levels of eight cancer proteins and the presence of cancer gene mutations from circulating DNA in the blood.

by | January 20, 2018 | 19:04

The Navy's top two officials told Congress Thursday that they are implementing changes to training and maintenance practices that the Navy found as causes of the collisions at sea in 2017 that killed 17 sailors. The Navy said all four face criminal charges, including negligent homicide, dereliction of duty and endangering a ship. As a result of the two deadly accidents, at least eight top Navy officers, including the 7th Fleet commander, were fired from their jobs past year, and a number of ...

by | January 20, 2018 | 17:48

Twenty-one deaths are now linked to the flu , according to the state Department of Public Health . Symptoms are similar to those caused by normal flu but are more severe. Brendan Flannery, an epidemiologist with the influenza division of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . There's been only four admissions due to influenza at the Fairmont hospital, and a couple of patients were transferred to other sites due to underlying health issues, such as COPD or asthma, he said.

by | January 20, 2018 | 17:37

Diggs, rising high to snatch the ball out of the air and landing on the Saints' 34-yard line, spinned toward the end zone, slipping downward then regaining his balance by placing his left hand on the turf at U.S. Whatever head coach Doug Pederson has done in that locker room should be bottled and sold on the open market. Does it apply to this game? "Oh, yeah, you can't take nobody lightly and I think Case does a good job as far as moving in the pocket, being able to extend plays with ...

by | January 20, 2018 | 15:27

Mulvaney reiterated at the press briefing that the White House does not want a shutdown. But Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer hit back on Twitter , writing: "This will be called the #TrumpShutdown ". The White House says the president will stay in Washington until a funding bill is passed. The decision was discussed at a morning staff meeting, a senior White House official said.

by | January 20, 2018 | 15:22

NY suffered an unforgivable loss to the shorthanded Memphis Grizzlies just two days prior, and were hearing loud cries for a full-on tank job. NY improves to 21-25 overall and 6-16 on the road in 2017-18. " Shimmy " was a human torch shooting 6-for-7 from three-point range, finishing with a game-high 31 points. Derrick Favors' two-handed jam gave the Jazz a 10-point edge at 3:29 as Hood posted 14 points, including a 3-pointer near the end of the half.

by | January 20, 2018 | 11:07

The test, called CancerSEEK, has been used to screen for ovary , liver , oesophagus, pancreas , stomach , colorectal, lung , and breast cancer . In the cases of ovarian and liver cancer, however, the test proved itself very reliable: 98 percent of these tumors were detected through the screening.

by | January 20, 2018 | 08:12

Researchers from the University of Maryland , San Jose State University, Missouri Western State University and University of California, Berkeley contributed to this study funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Institutes of Health.

by | January 20, 2018 | 07:22

Investigators with the state health department along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration, reviewed produce, suppliers and items consumed at the restaurants. Officials are working to identify the source of sprouts supplied to the restaurants where people ate prior to becoming ill and if the product was distributed to other locations.

by | January 20, 2018 | 03:38

The report emphasises the need to develop Africa's infrastructure, and recommends new strategies and innovative financing instruments for countries to consider, depending on levels of development and specific circumstances. We expanded private equity investment in agriculture. We've invested $100 million in the Mainstream Power IPP in Jebba and Kanji, to add 700 MW to the national grid.

by | January 20, 2018 | 01:18

Nigeria now have four points from two matches, while Libya are second on three points. The CHAN trophy is the only elusive major trophy for Nigeria in Africa. Both the Eagles and Libya cancelled out each other in the first half and expectedly marched back into the dressing with no goals to shout about. Faleye, who was looking lively for the Super Eagles, cut inside from the left hand side and unleashed a long range effort which missed the target without troubling Nashnoush in the Libya ...

by | January 20, 2018 | 00:01

The process of developing from a child into an adult is generally thought to end in a person's late teens, but a new study suggests adolescence may end far later - at the age of 24. 'The ages of ten to 24 years are a better fit with the development of adolescents nowadays'. But Dr Jan Macvarish, a parenting sociologist, said an expanded definition could run the risk of infantilising young people.

by | January 19, 2018 | 23:49

Woman carrying the "Braca" gene are much more likely to develop breast or ovarian cancer. According to researchers from Barts Cancer Institute at Queen Mary University of London and Barts Health NHS Trust, implementing a program for testing all British women over 30 years old could result in far fewer cases of ovarian and breast cancer; almost 17,000 fewer ovarian cancers and 64,000 lesser breast cancers.

by | January 19, 2018 | 23:28

The company during the last trade was able to reach a volume of 2.54 million shares. (NYSE:PM) shares were trading higher by 0.88 percent ($0.92) at $105.79 a piece in Wednesday's session. The institutional investor held 16.78 million shares of the farming and seeds and milling company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.86 billion, down from 17.41M at the end of the previous reported quarter.

by | January 19, 2018 | 23:10

Above, the whole tapeworm laid out on the floor. He recalled that the patient told him he felt like "his guts were coming out", and then he felt the tell-tale wiggle of the worm. How he came to have a 5½-foot tapeworm didn't surprise Banh. The doctor said his patient had not traveled out of the country or engaged in any out-of-the-ordinary behavior.

by | January 19, 2018 | 22:36

However, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., wavered somewhat when asked if she would vote for a short term CR. The White House released a statement earlier Thursday in support of the bill . General polls [about] how [Republicans] suck do not matter. Republicans went on to retake control of the Senate in the 2014 midterm elections. Finding common ground between the two parties in Congress could be quite challenging as there are certain spending bills that need bipartisan support to pass ...

by | January 19, 2018 | 20:04

Congressional leaders dangled the new carrot as prospects for a deal to protect undocumented immigrants who were brought here illegally as children dimmed Wednesday. Officials in Virginia and Colorado sent letters late a year ago telling families that they would lose their insurance beginning January 31 without funding from Congress, and officials in Utah told ThinkProgress in December they're preparing to do the same, though they don't know the exact date funding will run out.

by | January 19, 2018 | 19:24

The remarks were made after U.S. President Donald Trump's recent attempts to change Iran's nuclear deal with the world powers. "We can not for the benefit of political agendas of certain countries abandon a genuine achievement of global diplomacy", he said.