Medicine

by | May 05, 2018 | 09:43

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the number of diseases transmitted from mosquitoes , fleas, and ticks has more than tripled nationwide since 2004. The report also noted the role of global travel. The CDC reported earlier this week that 96,075 diseases caused by mosquitoes, tick and flea bites were reported in 2016, up from 27,388 in 2004.

by | May 05, 2018 | 04:39

The survey, conducted by market research firm Ipsos, employed the UCLA Loneliness Scale, a questionnaire that assesses subjective feelings of loneliness and isolation. "In analyzing this closely, we're seeing a lack of human connection", David M. Cordani, president and chief executive officer of Cigna , said in a statement.

by | May 05, 2018 | 01:08

William Porterfield will be the captain of Irish side while Sarfraz Ahmed will lead the Pakistan team. William Porterfield will captain Ireland in their first ever Test against Pakistan after a 14-man squad was announced on Friday.

by | May 05, 2018 | 00:58

During the on-air interview, Guthrie made sure to point out that the women who spoke with the NY Times weren't there to tell their side of the story, clarifying that the two guests were there on behalf of the Redskins , who asked that they defend the team against the accusations being made.

by | May 05, 2018 | 00:47

But I'm willing to let you free now", she says in the video as the music crescendos. The 37-year-old singer was a coach on the pop star search show for six seasons between 2011 and 2016 but has now claimed she wasn't allowed to be herself on screen and longed to leave.

by | May 05, 2018 | 00:32

The students also offered Friday prayers at the scene of the sit-in, while a large number of teachers and other members of the AMU fraternity participated. He expressed solidarity with the students and teachers of AMU and demanded immediate arrest of hooligans and strict legal action against them for vitiating the peaceful atmosphere within the campus.

by | May 04, 2018 | 21:13

What Did The Study Discover? A healthy diet is just as important before pregnancy as during it. Women who eat more fast food and those who eat very little fruit take longer to get pregnant than women who include several portions of fruit in their daily diets, according to a study published Friday in the journal Human Reproduction .

by | May 04, 2018 | 19:38

Vaagn Andikyan of Danbury Hospital , where the operation took place on February 14. "I might expect to see a 25-pound [11-kilogram] ovarian tumor, but a 132-pound [60-kilogram] tumor is very rare", Dr Andikyan said in a statement. After five hours, doctors were able to perform the tumor and abdominal resection, leaving only the patient's ovary. Within just two months, the tumor blew up to approximately 1 meter (3.2 feet) in diameter, growing at a rate of 4.5 kilograms (10 pounds) a week.

by | May 04, 2018 | 16:52

This was disclosed to BusinessDay in an exclusive chat with the National Chairman of the NUP, Perry Opara, who said that Obasanjo sees the attempt by President Buhari to seek reelection as a "battle" that he must win to save Nigeria from an impeding chaos, adding that Buhari may live to regret why he failed to heed Obasanjo's advice not to seek reelection in 2019.

by | May 04, 2018 | 14:04

Rolando's extra-time victor meant Salzburg slipped to a 2-1 defeat against Ligue 1 Marseille on Thursday night, and exited the competition after losing 3-2 on aggregate. Salzburg continued to push and they were rewarded with a second goal in the 65th minute. Rudi Garcia played Thauvin or Payet less than an hour against Angers over the weekend as Marseille fight for a Champions League spot for next season.

by | May 04, 2018 | 13:36

More than half of those aged between 65 and 80 say being intimate is important for their quality of life, a study found today. Even more respondents said that sex is an important part of a romantic relationship at any age (76%), that they are interested in sex (65%) and that sex is a valuable contributor to quality of life (54%).

by | May 04, 2018 | 05:27

He gained public attention on the final day of BDYHAX2018-a "celebration of human enhancement, transhumanism, and biohacking ", held February 2-4 in Austin, TX-when he dropped his trousers and injected himself with his own developmental herpes simplex virus (HSV) treatment in front of a live audience.

by | May 03, 2018 | 21:21

The FDA says it's trying to track down those oysters. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has partnered up with its Canadian counterpart to investigate whether contaminated oysters were sold south of the border. Diarrhea tends to be watery and non-bloody. Some foodborne illnesses caused by oysters, such as listeriosis, can take up to 70 days after exposure for symptoms to develop.

by | May 03, 2018 | 21:08

Kentucky, Massachusetts and Utah are the latest states to report illnesses bringing the total number of states impacted to 25. Health officials have tied the E. People are throwing out romaine lettuce, but why hasn't there been a recall? California has the most number of cases with 24, followed by Pennsylvania with 20 and Idaho with 11.

by | May 03, 2018 | 20:41

Goodall turned 104 in April but, even as he blew the candles off the cake-cheesecake, his favorite-he was in no mood for celebration. Assisted suicide is illegal in most countries around the world and was banned in Australia until the state of Victoria became the first to legalise it past year.

by | May 03, 2018 | 16:32

The stock increased 0.14% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $7.26. About 838,640 shares traded. It has underperformed by 12.89% the S&P500. (NYSE:ATR) has "Underperform" rating given on Wednesday, December 7 by Bank of America. Cowen & Co has "Outperform" rating and $72 target. (NASDAQ:MAR) rating on Thursday, November 9.

by | May 03, 2018 | 13:45

St. Louis' unemployment rate was flat in March at 3.4 percent, but the bigger news is that the metro area's labor force is growing for the first time in 17 months. The participation rate has also fallen slightly, falling from 70.8% in at the end of past year to 70.9% last quarter. Annual employment growth at 3.1% remained above the still-strong but moderating 2.2% year-on-year growth in the working age population.

by | May 03, 2018 | 13:13

Despite the narrowing gap, minority children with autism are disproportionately affected by intellectual disabilities related to the disorder. Massey says even though it's alarming to hear about the increase she hopes it brings attention to early detection.

by | May 03, 2018 | 01:05

More than half of the people surveyed in the 18-24 demographic - members of Generation Z - identified with 10 of the 11 feelings linked to loneliness, while over 90% of people older than 72 years reported that they felt close to others, having people to converse with and feeling "in tune with others".

by | May 03, 2018 | 00:04

Gasoline prices are at their highest levels since 2014 and will continue to rise through Memorial Day. One local gas station manager said prices have climbed about 11 cents over the last week. AAA spokesperson Jeanette Casselano said the current national average is not expected to reach the highs recorded in 2014, which averaged $3.34 per gallon and peaked in April of that year at $3.70.

by | May 02, 2018 | 23:34

More than half of the people made sick by the outbreak have been hospitalized and 14 of those patients have developed hemolytic uremic syndrome, a type of kidney failure caused by the abnormal destruction of red blood cells. No details about the victim were immediately released except that the person was in California , according to the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention.

by | May 02, 2018 | 23:03

She will join other new members to the oil giant's board, said the company in a statement on Sunday. The appointment of Lynn Laverty Elsenhans, a former chief executive and chair of USA oil refiner Sunoco, to its 11-member board on Sunday, comes as the Saudi government prepares to post Saudi Aramco's IPO later this year or early 2019.

by | May 02, 2018 | 22:45

The Feb. 14 massacre is the worst school shooting in Florida history and sparked nationwide outrage, a wave of student activism and a law restricting gun sales. WTVJ reports Zachary Cruz was arrested Tuesday on an out-of-county warrant in Palm Beach County for violation of probation. The Nexus group accused the agencies of imposing an excessive $500,000 bail and jail guards of "intimidating and harassing behavior" that included sleep deprivation tactics.

by | May 02, 2018 | 21:49

An honorary degree is "the highest honor the University of SC can bestow", and recipients do not need to be alumni, faculty or otherwise associated with the university, according to the university's policies. A sentencing hearing with Judge Steven O'Neill has not yet been scheduled, and Cosby remains out on bail. The 80-year-old comedian faces up to 10 years in prison on each count, but Cosby is likely to serve them concurrently.

by | May 02, 2018 | 21:35

Rudd resigned as home secretary in a blow to the government as it faces outrage over wrongful moves to deport elderly, legal but undocumented immigrants from the Caribbean. The Independent reports that Mr Javid wants to "distance" himself from the rhetoric of creating a hostile environment for immigration, as referenced by the then Home Secretary Theresa May .