Medicine

by | May 27, 2018 | 17:01

The levels of opioids in the waters were thousands of times smaller than a human dose, but data shows that the U.S. opioid epidemic has filtered down to other species in America's ecosystems. "Because we're finding them in mussels, that means these chemicals are present in the water, and that means they're likely affecting fish and other invertebrates in the water", Lanksbury said.

by | May 27, 2018 | 12:18

Nipah virus is a zoonotic virus , which means it is transmitted from animals to humans. Throat swab and serum samples of the techie and throat swab and blood samples of the NIMS patient were sent to Pune for analysis just as a precautionary measure.

by | May 26, 2018 | 20:47

P. Nadda, wrote on Twitter on Wednesday that he had instructed officials, "to leave no stone unturned in terms of proactively countering the Nipah virus threat". The natural host of the virus is fruit bats of the Pteropodidae family, Pteropus genus . It's believed that a nurse treating the victims in Kerala has also died.

by | May 26, 2018 | 03:41

According to the ministry, of the 12 deaths so far due to the virus, nine people died in Kozhikode district and three in Mallappuram. Muscat: The Sultanate of Oman's Embassy in New Delhi has warned its citizens not to travel to India due to the spread of the Nipah virus , except in cases of urgent need.

by | May 25, 2018 | 23:25

On May 22, the FDA issued a warning about over-the-counter products containing benzocaine, citing "serious safety concerns" and a "lack of efficacy for teething ". The FDA says these products should no longer be used on children under 2. If the manufacturers don't comply with the order, the agency said it would take the necessary steps to remove the products from the market.

by | May 24, 2018 | 03:46

Kushner's permanent clearance was granted after career officials completed the Federal Bureau of Investigation background check process, according to the person familiar with the matter, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the situation.

by | May 22, 2018 | 21:24

Pompeo reiterated the Trump administration's position that Iran's behavior in the region must be combatted forcefully and collectively, in contrasts to the 2015 nuclear agreement, which dealt only with Iran's nuclear program. United States sanctions lifted after the 2015 deal would be re-imposed, he said, and those and new measures would together constitute "unprecedented financial pressure on the Iranian regime".

by | May 18, 2018 | 15:49

Similarly, the European Commission has released around 1.6 million euros (1.9 million dollars) to help tackle an Ebola outbreak in Congo, as well as organising flights to transport emergency staff and equipment to the affected areas. The Central African Republic and the Republic of Congo are close by. "Urban Ebola can result in an exponential increase in cases in a way that rural Ebola struggles to do".

by | May 17, 2018 | 21:36

Lack of awareness of the most severe mental health conditions mean the public are not alert to how serious mental illness can be. Using the location of a web browser or mobile device, the Hub of Hope allows anyone, anywhere to find the nearest source of support for any mental health issue, from depression and anxiety to PTSD and suicidal thoughts, as well as providing a "talk now" button connecting users directly to the Samaritans.

by | May 17, 2018 | 21:07

A spokesman for the royal couple announced in April that British and worldwide political leaders would not be invited to attend the wedding . "She and Prince Harry ask again for understanding and respect to be extended to Mr. But there was still confusion over who was going to walk Markle down the aisle, after reports that her father needed a heart procedure and would miss the wedding.

by | May 17, 2018 | 21:06

Of the 136 people injured in lightning strikes and thunderstorms, 123 were from U.P., 11 from Delhi and two from Uttarakhand. Four persons were injured in east Delhi while two persons sustained minor injuries in south Delhi, they added . Hail and rain storms killed more than 78 people in northern and western India at the beginning of this month. According to the warning bulletin for Thursday, "Thunderstorm accompanied with gusty winds (with speed 50-70 kms) very likely at isolated places ...

by | May 17, 2018 | 16:59

The last shipments from the Yuma growing region were harvested on April 16. With the grow season over in the region, however, the FDA said that it is unlikely that any contaminated lettuce would still be available in stores or restaurants.

by | May 17, 2018 | 16:00

The U.N. World Health Organization will convene an Emergency Committee on Friday to consider the worldwide risks of an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, WHO spokesman Christian Lindmeier said on Thursday. "The arrival of Ebola in an urban area is very concerning and WHO and partners are working together to rapidly scale up the search for all contacts of the confirmed case in the Mbandaka area", said Dr Matshidiso Moeti, WHO Regional Director for Africa.

by | May 16, 2018 | 10:36

Alfie had a degenerative neurological condition that left him with nearly no brain function. Doctors believed Alfie had a degenerative neurological condition, which has led to parallels being drawn with the case of Charlie Gard . Supporters of Alfie Evans have organised a vigil to "brighten up the world" on what would have been his second birthday. Evans, a Catholic, and the boy's mother, Kate James, wanted to take Alfie out of the United Kingdom after doctors at Liverpool's Alder Hey ...

by | May 16, 2018 | 06:55

The Cardinals stressed that they won't be issuing any further comment while the case remains pending. The arrest occurred outside the Waste Management Phoenix Open golf tournament on February 3. "We did our own independent research on it and we felt very good about the information that we received", coach Steve Wilks said. "Our understanding is that the process will be resolved in the near future", the team said.

by | May 16, 2018 | 06:38

Trans fats were first created artificially (they occur naturally in low levels in certain meat products) in the early 20th century and gained popularity in the 1950s as an alternative to butter. The WHO recommends that no more than 1 percent of a person's calories come from trans fats. Replacing trans fats with unsaturated fatty acids decreases the risk of heart disease, in part, by ameliorating the negative effects of trans fats on blood lipids.

by | May 16, 2018 | 06:25

As The Sacramento Bee reports , "Rates of chlamydia are highest among young women, while men account for the majority of syphilis and gonorrhea cases". While the health department is now planning a public effort to spread awareness about the dangers of STDs and how to protect against them, the head of the state's STD Control Branch said budget issues likely played a role in the uptick of cases.

by | May 15, 2018 | 16:28

Under the law, school districts can not raise tax levies more than two percent unless they achieve a super majority approval from voters. The caps limit annual increases in local school property taxes under a formula based largely on the inflation rate, and districts that keep within those boundaries have found it to be a sure path to success with voters.

by | May 15, 2018 | 15:35

It assured that on our own part, "the rebranded PDP remains open as the credible platform for all Nigerians to coalesce in the collective quest to rescue our nation from the clutches of the APC and the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration, come 2019".

by | May 15, 2018 | 15:27

The compound, IMP-1088, targets N-myristoyltransferase (NMT), a protein in human cells which cold viruses use to construct a protein "shell", which protects the virus genome. On top of that, the viruses evolve rapidly, meaning they can quickly gain resistance to drugs. The researchers showed that the new molecule completely blocked several strains of the virus without affecting human cells.

by | May 15, 2018 | 14:27

David Glanzman is the leader of the team of researchers and a biologist at the University of California (Los Angeles). In the field of neuroscience, it has always been thought that memories are stored in synapses. DNA methylation appeared to be essential for the transfer of the memory among snails. Including RNA from a marine snail that was not given the tail stuns did not deliver this expanded edginess in tactile neurons.

by | May 15, 2018 | 12:48

Communities across the USA will mobilize around the Poor People's Campaign Ecological Devastation week of action happening the first week of June. In many instances, police said protesters were cited for blocking traffic. - A rally across from the North Carolina Legislative Building ended Monday afternoon with almost 50 demonstrators being cited by police for protesting in the middle of the street.

by | May 15, 2018 | 12:03

Well, WWE didn't take long to confirm the match via Twitter. During that appearance, Jax challenged Rousey to a match at the upcoming MITB PPV event. An excited Flair encouraged Rousey to accept and she did. In the video, after Jax issues the challenge, Rousey recognizes she has had only one WWE match and there are other women who deserve the opportunity more than she does.

by | May 14, 2018 | 23:44

They are also in fried foods since oils with trans fats can be used many times in commercial fryers, the American Heart Association said. Denmark was the first country to outlaw industrially-produced trans fats in 2003. In the recent history of popular nutrition, trans fat has experienced perhaps the most meteoric rise and precipitous fall from grace of anything in our foods.

by | May 14, 2018 | 23:16

The DRC government declared a new outbreak of the Ebola virus disease in Bikoro on May 8. Meanwhile information about the outbreak in towns like Bikoro, Iboko and Wangata health zones in Equateur province was still limited, according to the WHO.