Medicine

by | March 04, 2018 | 06:35

Although recent vaccine effectiveness (VE) estimates have shown only 25% VE for the H3N2 viruses, VE is estimated to be 36% overall, 67% against H1N1, and 42% against B viruses. The CDC tallied 23,324 laboratory-confirmed flu-associated hospitalizations from October 1, 2017, through February 24, 2018. "It doesn't mean the flu is gone", said Ravi Jhaveri, a professor of pediatrics at UNC School of Medicine.

by | March 03, 2018 | 22:34

From Thursday, forecasters predict that another weather system, Storm Emma , will bring blizzards, gales and sleet as it meets the chilly " Beast from the East " later this week. Belfast, Armagh and Newry are to be the worst affected. "We are looking at a very busy day on Thursday". The Met Office said: "Very strong easterly winds will affect high ground in Northern England and Wales, with some powerful gusts also at lower levels to the west of the hills".

by | March 03, 2018 | 17:39

Williams released a message on Twitter for the Arizona fans can coaching staff. "Right now, for me, it's about focusing on the now, focusing on coaching our team, running this basketball program", Miller said. "I really didn't know what to think about it, other than it (being) just very, very emotional", Miller said. A day after ESPN published its report about Sean Miller being caught on a wiretap discussing a payment to a player, O'Neal announced he was decommitting from the Wildcats.

by | March 03, 2018 | 17:30

The court, after viewing CCTV footage of the alleged incident submitted by the minister, said it was prima facie clear that the minister was restrained in a lift with a huge crowd present, and use of criminal force. While Jarwal was arrested on February 20, Khan, an MLA from Okhla, was taken into custody the next day. Hussain has approached the court, seeking preservation of the CCTV footage when he was allegedly mobbed and assaulted by the officials.

by | March 03, 2018 | 17:25

Trump said that he plans to present within the next three weeks a series of initiatives to combat opioid addiction, adding that he had spoken with Attorney General Jeff Sessions about the possibility of filing lawsuits - as hundreds of United States communities have done - against firms that make the powerful painkillers.

by | March 03, 2018 | 10:27

Now I am encouraged to know there are others with wisdom and courage enough to take on the NRA and dare the Congress to exercise the TRUE provisions of the Second Amendment. And in terms of localized gun control, Rhode Island and Governor Gina Raimondo are trying to lead the charge, as evidenced by the executive order signed by Raimondo on Monday in Warwick.

by | March 03, 2018 | 06:46

Met Office meteorologist Steven Keates said: "We are not out of the woods yet". After the Beast from the East brought snow blizzards and forced the closure of schools and key transport systems earlier in the week, the new storm brought winds of up to 90mph, causing major bottlenecks on the roads with much of the chaos concentrated in the south-west.

by | March 03, 2018 | 04:55

The latest report includes data from February 18- to 24. "You really see the West Coast and the border with Canada and a couple of places in the East are starting to see a drop in activity", Nordlund said. "The flu vaccine is a very safe vaccine that saves lives", Bocchini said. US health officials say the worst of this season's unusually strong flu outbreak is over.

by | March 03, 2018 | 04:19

NAIJ.com gathered that Reuters said the APC's governing bodies had told the president to go ahead and run for office again in 2019 in its reports released on Wednesday, February 28. Article 30 of the APC constitution stipulates that "this constitution and the schedule hereto can be amended only by the National Convention". "The power of the National Executive Committee of our party can not go beyond doing so by way of constitution amendment".

by | March 03, 2018 | 02:29

Researchers from Lund University Diabetes Centre in Sweden and the Institute for Molecular Medicine in Finland gathered data on nearly 15,000 patients from across five cohorts in both countries. Without insulin, the body is unable to regulate blood sugar levels. It has always been known that type-2 diabetes is highly variable, but classification has remained unchanged for decades.

by | March 03, 2018 | 02:25

South wind 8 to 13 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 20 miles per hour. "The final stages of the storm move through with rain and snow showers Friday night and overnight ", Kruzdlo said. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent. Rain chances will diminish Saturday evening, and Saturday night will be mostly cloudy and mild.

by | March 03, 2018 | 02:00

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS.A Wind Advisory means that winds will be strong enough to make driving difficult.especially for high profile vehicles. Avoid traveling early in the morning during the height of the storm. If you must be out during the storm, let family and friends know of your destination, route, and expected arrival time.

by | March 02, 2018 | 19:58

UT Medical Center said flu deaths more than doubled from 2017 and are at their second-highest in recent tracking compared to 2014 when 13 people died from the flu at UTMC. Moody and Jhaveri said another strain of the flu could become active, or the now active strain could find its way to vulnerable populations. Young children and the elderly are at greatest risk from flu and its complications.

by | March 02, 2018 | 19:43

Reports say aid workers with the International Committee of the Red Cross and Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) were wounded in Thursday's Boko Haram onslaught. Close to 80,000 people, including 55,000 internally displaced persons, now reside in Rann and are supported with humanitarian assistance. The camp for displaced people in Rann was bombed in a Nigerian Air Force strike past year, killing up to 170 people.

by | March 02, 2018 | 19:44

A Nigerian painting that was said to be missing for decades and was finally been found in a London home has been sold for a record breaking amount. But all three were lost and became the subject of much speculation. Bonham modern art director Giles Peppiatt called the portrait a Nigerian "national icon", adding that it was "of huge cultural significance".

by | March 02, 2018 | 19:05

Michael Tracy McFadden was sentenced for sexually assaulting six boys and girls. The Mesa County DA did appeal the courts' decision to overturn his conviction, but the Colorado Supreme Court refused to hear it. The District Attorney says the 46-year-old asked for a continuance twice and waived his right to a speedy trial. The court found that there was "no question that the defendant did not expressly waive his right to a speedy trial" and that it was in breach of Colorado's ...

by | March 02, 2018 | 16:43

The first man's clot had been spotted on a CT scan but following a mix up of patients' identification tags, the wrong man got wheeled into surgery, the Daily Nation reported. Besieged Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) chief executive officer Lily Koros has been sent to compulsory leave following a major medical blunder at the hospital.

by | March 02, 2018 | 12:11

Front-line police officers see the risks and sometimes tragic results of an inadequate system, and the show of support among law enforcement at Scotts event Wednesday speaks to their desire for reform, Gualtieri said. "We have to get something done". He also said he intends to boost law enforcement presence at schools and increase the number of mental health counselors.

by | March 02, 2018 | 11:45

The government has directed the police and civil defense authorities in Yobe State to immediately deploy their personnel to all the schools in the state in order to ensure the security and safety of the students and their staffers, a statement read.

by | March 02, 2018 | 11:22

The number of cases confirmed by the NCDC as of February 25 crossed the total number of cases in 2017. He also stated that the World Health Organisation (WHO) and other partners are also mobilising resources to support activities of the centre and the states most affected.

by | March 02, 2018 | 10:42

Armed Forces from hostilities between the Saudi-led coalition and the Houthis in Yemen pursuant to the War Powers Resolution. While the U.S. has not formally backed the Saudi coalition, it has provided targeted intelligence to the bombing campaign and has assisted with refueling coalition bombers.

by | March 02, 2018 | 10:38

Speculating as to how rockmelon could be contaminated by high levels of listeria , CSIRO's Dr Gobius told The New Daily it would be "highly unlikely" that the listeria would have been inside the flesh of the fruit as it grows. "In immunosuppressed patients, listeriosis usually presents as a brain inflammation, brain abscess or blood poisoning". The symptoms include fever, muscle aches, headache, stiff neck, confusion, loss of balance and convulsions.

by | March 02, 2018 | 10:04

Now, he says police are looking into the recent nomination. Rune Skjold, from Oslo police force's economic crimes unit, on Thursday confirmed reports the Federal Bureau of Investigation was contacted for assistance. Only certain people are allowed to nominate candidates for the peace prize, and the list of their identities is secret. The five members of the Nobel committee that selects the victor are also allowed to submit names during their first meeting of the year, which was held on Monday.

by | March 02, 2018 | 09:58

Using these geometric models, the researchers were then able to calculate the relative distortion of various facial features as seen by a camera placed 12 inches (30 cm) away, 5 feet (1.5 m) away, and an infinite distance away from each face.

by | March 02, 2018 | 09:40

The survey updated that this step can urge the smokers to quit smoking so that they can enjoy some free time with their loved ones. The company surveyed over 1,000 people. The Centers for Disease Control estimates 37.8 million adults in the United States now smoke cigarettes. That's based on the assumption that it costs $341 for each full missed workday and around $13 a day for partial-absenteeism due to smoke breaks.