Medical


Pubic hair grooming pitfalls Pubic hair grooming pitfalls
- August 20, 2017

After taking into account age, duration of grooming, hairiness, instrument used, and grooming frequency, men and women who removed all their pubic hair 11 times or more in their lifetimes were most likely to injure themselves, compared with those who did not remove all their pubic hair. (more...)
Another Killer Whales Dies at SeaWorld Another Killer Whales Dies at SeaWorld
- August 18, 2017

The abusement park didn't even respect this orca enough to give her a good-quality life, and it needs to send the remaining marine mammals to seaside sanctuaries before they follow Kasatka-and the 40 orcas before her-to the grave. Even after being chronically ill and on massive amounts of drugs, SeaWorld forcibly impregnated her in August 2011 with the semen from a solitary captive orca in Argentina, creating a cross-bred calf. (more...)
UN Chief Condemns Attacks On Peacekeeping Mission In Mali UN Chief Condemns Attacks On Peacekeeping Mission In Mali
- August 16, 2017

A separate attack took place against MINUSMA in Douenza, around 130 miles south of Timbuktu on Monday, killing one peacekeeper and one Malian national soldier, according to the agency. The Group of Five (G5) countries - Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger -have deployed a joint force to tackle the threat of terrorism, as well as the serious challenges posed by transnational organized crime in Africa's restive Sahel region. (more...)
US in bullseye for total solar eclipse on August 21
- August 09, 2017

The Solar eclipse on August 21 will affect photovoltaic generators across the United States, the EIA said . Concerns have mainly centered within the states of OR and SC as they are in the " path of totality ", where the obscuration of the sun by the moon is at its darkest, therefore so little light being absorbed that they become dysfunctional. (more...)
US proposes cigarette nicotine cut, shift toward e-cigarettes US proposes cigarette nicotine cut, shift toward e-cigarettes
- August 07, 2017

Another blow, so to speak, for smokers: The FDA wants to cut the nicotine in cigarettes down to nonaddictive levels. Envisioning a world where cigarettes would no longer create or sustain addiction " needs to be the cornerstone of our efforts", he said . (more...)
US Marines helicopter crashes off Qld coast US Marines helicopter crashes off Qld coast
- August 06, 2017

This is published unedited from the IANS feed . The aircraft, resembling a cross between a helicopter and airplane, has capabilities including taking off vertically and travelling much faster than a helicopter. The Osprey's are created to fly between Aircraft Carriers. The battle phase of the training exercise centred around the Shoalwater Bay Training Area in Central Queensland. (more...)
Tax Free Weekend is August 11-13 Tax Free Weekend is August 11-13
- August 05, 2017

According to newsok.com, Oklahoma's tax free weekend was nearly suspended through 2019 due to the state's budgeting issues. "Anything you need can be found in Duncan", Deal said. The state is also on the hook for making up lost sales tax revenue to cities. Oklahoma: Clothing and shoes up to $100. If items are usually sold as a unit, those items can not be split up so that each piece qualifies for the $100 requirement. (more...)
1 killed, several hurt in Hamburg market knife attack 1 killed, several hurt in Hamburg market knife attack
- July 30, 2017

Later police said that the perpetrator was a lone wolf attacker. A 26-year-old assailant made what Hamburg police describe as a "totally unexpected' attack in an Edeka grocery store in Hamburg , where he indiscriminately stabbed seven people with a kitchen knife ". (more...)
Tobacco shares nosedive on FDA regulation warning Tobacco shares nosedive on FDA regulation warning
- July 29, 2017

Tobacco stocks are under pressure on the heels of an announcement by the FDA that it plans to implement a major initiative aimed at making tobacco products safer. Cigarette smoking is the leading cause of preventable disease and death in the United States, accounting for more than 480,000 deaths every year, according to the CDC . (more...)
Scientists report a rare case of HIV remission Scientists report a rare case of HIV remission
- July 26, 2017

A South African child has been in remission from HIV , without signs or symptoms of the active virus for nearly a decade, following a short treatment administered shortly after birth. The survey showed that 73 percent of HIV-positive people had achieved suppression of the virus - meaning it does not replicate to make them ill - compared to 35 percent in 2011. (more...)
Israel not budging on mosque metal detectors Israel not budging on mosque metal detectors
- July 24, 2017

Israeli forces blocked access to the village of Khobar in the West Bank, home to the 19-year-old Palestinian assailant, who was identified as Omar Al-Abed. The clashes between Palestinians and Israeli forces erupted after the latter had chose to install metal detectors at the entrances of Haram al-Sharif, also known as Temple Mount, in the Old City. (more...)
Viral video shows firefighter save little dog's life following California house fire Viral video shows firefighter save little dog's life following California house fire
- July 22, 2017

It all started as first responders made the scene of a garage explosion that quickly engulfed a family's home with his dog still inside. The video shows the firefighters reviving the little dog with specialized animal oxygen mask and high flow oxygen as his concerned owner looks on. (more...)
Eliminating obesity and type 2 diabetes could help prevent dementia Eliminating obesity and type 2 diabetes could help prevent dementia
- July 21, 2017

The commission brought together 24 worldwide experts to systematically review existing research and provide evidence-based recommendations for treating and preventing dementia. Quitting smoking could reduce the number of cases by five percent, it said. Avoiding smoking in later life is important for reducing exposure to neurotoxins and improving heart health, which has an effect on the health of the brain. (more...)
USMNT Shuts Out El Salvador 2-0 In CONCACAF Gold Cup Quarterfinal USMNT Shuts Out El Salvador 2-0 In CONCACAF Gold Cup Quarterfinal
- July 21, 2017

El Salvador's Henry Romero did his best Luis Suarez impression in the second half. Romero bit Altidore on the shoulder and gave him what is known in playground terms as a "purple nurple". But we weren't good on top of it. "Just move on from it, learn from it, and get ready for the next game". Wednesday's was the last game before the games get real, and the United States of America will have to be better to continue its run. (more...)
Dying Army veteran's last wish: a call from you Dying Army veteran's last wish: a call from you
- July 16, 2017

When no one did for two hours, he said "I guess no one wants to talk to me". "It really uplifts him", said Ernestine, who reads the text messages and cards to her husband because he is almost blind. His "speech is not very well, so many people didn't take much interest or want to talk to him". The 47-year-old has been battling health issues for five years but hit "rock bottom" more than a year ago. (more...)
Nawaz Sharif going to Jeddah; ticket leaked on Whatsapp Nawaz Sharif going to Jeddah; ticket leaked on Whatsapp
- July 15, 2017

A leading Pakistani newspaper on Wednesday urged Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to "do the right thing (in) democracy and step aside, at least temporarily" in view of the corruption charges he faces. Under scanner for the revelations in the Panama Papers story, Maryam Nawaz Sharif, daughter and political heir to Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif , is in the eye of a storm created by a Microsoft Word typeface used in a document a good year before it's time. (more...)
Service workers on strike Wednesday at DIA Service workers on strike Wednesday at DIA
- July 13, 2017

Wednesday, but it remains unclear whether passengers will be affected. They're being represented by 32BJ Service Employees International Union. Their complaints are aimed at contractors PrimeFlight, G2 and AirServ, which serve American Airlines, JetBlue and United. (more...)
Drinking Coffee Lowers Mortality Risk? Drinking Coffee Lowers Mortality Risk?
- July 12, 2017

One study conducted a survey on over 520,000 people in 10 European countries - now the largest study on coffee and mortality. The people who consumed a cup of coffee a day were 12 percent less likely to die as compared to those who didn't drink coffee . (more...)
Trump Tweets False Comey Claim After Misleading 'Fox And Friends' Report Trump Tweets False Comey Claim After Misleading 'Fox And Friends' Report
- July 11, 2017

The Hill pointed out that Comey penned a total of seven memos describing his talks with Trump on the Russian Federation case earlier this year and four of them had markings indicating they contained classified material at the "secret" or "confidential" level. (more...)
Burhan Wani's martyrdom infused new spirit in Kashmir's freedom movement: PM Nawaz Burhan Wani's martyrdom infused new spirit in Kashmir's freedom movement: PM Nawaz
- July 10, 2017

Police, CRPF, Army, BSF and ITBP personnel have been deployed in strength in IHC to maintain law and order and foil anti-India protests. Wani, an icon of the freedom movement in held Kashmir, was killed by the Indian troops on July 8 previous year, leading to a surge in the calls for separation. (more...)
How JAY-Z's 4:44 album went 'instant' platinum
- July 07, 2017

It probably doesn't, because in the case of Jay-Z, it's actually more like the 4th times is the charm, because Jay-Z's new album is all about the number 4. "4:44" is now a #Tidal exclusive. In 2013 the RIAA changed the rules for going gold and platinum and made it possible for artists not to have to wait 30 days to get certification for digital sales. (more...)
Dunelm Group plc (DNLM) Earns Hold Rating from HSBC Holdings plc
- July 06, 2017

It has a 19.49 P/E ratio. The Company's product candidate is AFREZZA, which is an inhaled insulin used to control high blood sugar in adults with type I and type II diabetes and helps in glycemic control. Smith DS PLC had 102 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Berenberg maintained Hastings Group Hldg PLC (LON:HSTG) on Thursday, July 7 with "Buy" rating. (more...)
Red Cross calls for donations amid blood shortage Red Cross calls for donations amid blood shortage
- July 06, 2017

Some 61,000 fewer donations were given during the last two months, causing a significant draw down of the Red Cross blood supply nationally. "Not all superheroes wear a cape, so you can be someone's hero today", said Alana Mauger, external communications manager for the Penn-Jersey Blood Services Region of the American Red Cross . (more...)
#GPnews: Government to fund abortions for Northern Irish women in England #GPnews: Government to fund abortions for Northern Irish women in England
- June 30, 2017

But in June the Supreme Court ruled that women from Northern Ireland can not get free NHS abortions in England - a decision that maintains the current arrangement of private-only abortions. Theresa May's Government has been urged to intervene over abortion laws in Northern Ireland after ministers agreed a £1 billion deal with the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) to prop-up her minority administration. (more...)
EU Hits Google with Record Fine EU Hits Google with Record Fine
- June 30, 2017

Google has been hit with a record fine of €2.4bn by Europe's competition watchdog after breaching anti-trust rules with its online shopping service. A Google spokesperson said the firm will consider appealing the fine. Some commentators have suggested the European Union are merely trying to kerb the influence of "GAFA" - the American giants Google , Apple, Facebook and Amazon . (more...)
Italy threatens to close ports to NGO migrant rescue ships Italy threatens to close ports to NGO migrant rescue ships
- June 30, 2017

Italy's ambassador to the EU, Maurizio Massari was given a formal mandate by his government to raise the issue with European Migration and Home Affairs Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos on Wednesday. At the current rate, and with months of good sailing weather ahead, the number of migrants is on track to exceed the 200,000 who landed in Italy in 2016. (more...)
Trump reaches out to lawmakers on healthcare as another says 'no'
- June 27, 2017

The bill passed by House Republicans relies on a different mechanism to encourage healthy people to buy coverage. "I want to see a bill with heart", he said , confirming a switch from his laudatory statements about the House bill at a Rose Garden ceremony with House GOP leaders last month. (more...)
Some House Democrats mull over how to oust Pelosi as leader
- June 26, 2017

In over a decade leading House Democrats, into the majority and out again, Pelosi has beaten back all comers, including last fall when Democratic Rep. Even President Trump took to Twitter, to mock the infighting between party members, saying, "I certainly hope the Democrats do not force Nancy P out". (more...)
New Zealand beats Oracle in America's Cup opener in Bermuda New Zealand beats Oracle in America's Cup opener in Bermuda
- June 26, 2017

The Kiwi team continued to excel in light-wind sailing and again showed superior speed and slick maneuvers, whipping their 50-foot foiling catamaran around the course at a maximum speed of 38.5 kph. The most pleasing aspect for the Kiwis was the speed of their boat in the light conditions of seven to ten knots, Aotearoa New Zealand consistently quicker than the Americans. (more...)
Darjeeling crisis: GJM chief Bimal Gurung threatens to intensify stir Darjeeling crisis: GJM chief Bimal Gurung threatens to intensify stir
- June 24, 2017

All 12 parties operating in the Hills, which took part in GJM sponsored June 22 meeting in the hills, have already chose to boycott the government sponsored all-party meeting, which is to be presided by state home secretary. Sikkim's ruling party SDF on Thursday also passed a resolution, supporting the Gorkhaland demand, at an event chaired by Chamling. "I can only say other states should not interfere in the internal matters of this one". (more...)
Study links legalized pot with increase in car crash claims
- June 24, 2017

Another study published Thursday tied an increase in auto insurance claims to marijuana legalization. Both researchers said there is a lot of speculation about an apparent paradox regarding marijuana laws : Traffic fatalities don't seem to increase in states after the passage of laws allowing recreational or medical marijuana use, even though the drug has been shown to impair driving. (more...)
Royals beat Red Sox on Salvy's first career grand slam Royals beat Red Sox on Salvy's first career grand slam
- June 22, 2017

The bullpen meltdown spoiled a good outing from starter Drew Pomeranz who allowing two runs in 6 1/3 innings, while scattering six hits. In his career, Sale is 9-10 with a 2.97 ERA and 144 strikeouts against Kansas City. When Whit Merrifield stepped onto campus as a freshman at SC, he was set to play center field for the Gamecocks. Ramirez led off the top of the fourth with a bloop single to right. (more...)
Russian defence minister Sergei Shoigu's plane buzzed over Baltic by NATO jet Russian defence minister Sergei Shoigu's plane buzzed over Baltic by NATO jet
- June 22, 2017

European Command. Sweden reportedly summoned the Russian ambassador Wednesday after a Russian Sukhoi Su-27 flew within a "very short" distance of a Swedish spy plane over the Baltic Sea , in what Swedenish Defense Minister Peter Hultqvist called an "unacceptable" and "unprofessional" action. (more...)
International Yoga Day 2017: Political leaders participate across country International Yoga Day 2017: Political leaders participate across country
- June 21, 2017

On Tuesday, Ramdev had said that Shah lost 20 kilograms as a result of practicing yoga. Hundreds of countries are uniting to mark the Yoga Day today. "I would appeal everyone to come out and perform Yoga on the Yoga day (June 21)". In a bid to create world record, as many as five lakh persons would perform yoga in Ahmedabad on July 21 on International Yoga day , which will be the biggest yoga conclave ever. (more...)
Lead detected In 20% of baby food samples Lead detected In 20% of baby food samples
- June 19, 2017

Root vegetables: 86 percent of packaged baby food sweet potatoes and 43 percent of baby food carrots contained lead . There is a 20% chance there is lead in food and juice geared toward children. FDA also says that elements of lead in the food we eat also come from the surroundings. It's not clear how lead is showing up in baby food . But the concern is how much a child may consume over time. (more...)
Walkers celebrate cancer survivors at 22nd annual Relay for Life Walkers celebrate cancer survivors at 22nd annual Relay for Life
- June 18, 2017

Walsh described Putnam's Relays for Life as "sister relays-not competitive relays". Crews were also sent to cover Relay activities in Atlanta and in a California location. Since its formation in 1995, the event had been held at the Greeneville Middle School Track. "Another one of our wonderful volunteers, Tina Aulabaugh of Brewster, previous year organized a team and took part in the Patterson Relay". (more...)
Relay For Life Friday Relay For Life Friday
- June 18, 2017

This year's theme is "board games", so participating teams will have a variety of game-oriented decorations and activities. Emcee Brenda Strickland along with chairperson Patricia Simms and co-chair Pam Keeping opened the relay, welcoming everyone and thanking them for their support. (more...)
UK Parliament opening date set, suggesting Tory deal reached
- June 17, 2017

Though on the surface, Thursday's meeting with Northern Irish parties is aimed at breaking the logjam in forming a new cross-party regional government in the province, May needs broader acceptance of a Conservative-DUP deal. "We are confident there will be sufficient support for passing the Queen's Speech". The pair got to know each other when they were each responsible for tourism policy as ministers. (more...)
17 dead, public investigation sought in London tower fire 17 dead, public investigation sought in London tower fire
- June 17, 2017

By the church's front door, residents taped signs looking for information about Khadija Saye, last seen on the 20th floor, and Mariem Elggwahry, last seen on the 19th floor at 2:30 a.m. Firefighter Lucy Masoud questioned why the blaze spread so rapidly "Something has gone seriously wrong". The focus of criticism centres on the cladding fitted to external walls on the 1970s concrete block as part of a £8.7 million refit ($11 million, 9.9 million euros) completed previous year. (more...)
Daily Consumption Of Aspirin Increases The Risk Of Bleeds And Death Daily Consumption Of Aspirin Increases The Risk Of Bleeds And Death
- June 15, 2017

While the stomach bleeds can be potentially prevented by taking stomach-protecting PPI pills, taking daily aspirin in older people after a stroke or heart attack is still essential, and stopping aspirin use suddenly could be unsafe, according to the BBC . (more...)
GST rollout from July 1, don't be misled by delay rumours: government GST rollout from July 1, don't be misled by delay rumours: government
- June 14, 2017

Weeks before Goods and Services Tax (GST) rolls out, Future Retail has been working with vendors and its partners to ensure "no disruption" in supply chain in the indirect tax regime , a top company official said on Tuesday. This has been provisioned under the GST Act where GST Council has been given the power to recommend for the refund of unutilised credit under inverted duty structure case. (more...)
Schumer backs measure opposing weapons sale to Saudis Schumer backs measure opposing weapons sale to Saudis
- June 14, 2017

Paul noted a large number of people aren't aware of the U.S.'s involvement in the Middle East, adding the Senate hasn't spent much time discussing the situation in Yemen. Democrats expressed stronger dissent over the weapons deal this time around than they did for a $1.15 billion deal made last September under the Obama administration, when just 27 senators voted against the sale. (more...)
Interior head suggests reducing Bears Ears National Monument
- June 13, 2017

This new development is the latest confirmation that the Trump administration intends to take bold, unprecedented action to erode the protections for millions of acres of land across the country that belong to you and me. deeply disrespectful and insulting". "We hope everyone who cares about public lands will continue to let their voices be heard". The preliminary report is the first step of a larger review of more than two dozen national monuments that protect US public lands, mostly in ... (more...)
Texarkana dog show canceled over dog flu outbreaks Texarkana dog show canceled over dog flu outbreaks
- June 12, 2017

The Charlotte Observer reported that two dogs in North Carolina died recently from dog flu . The dog flu vaccine is given in two shots, two weeks apart. She also encouraged dog owners to consider vaccinating their pets sooner than later. When it comes to what to look out for, Doctor Duffy says there are a several symptoms . (more...)
Spicer won't say whether Trump has confidence in Sessions
- June 07, 2017

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer on Tuesday declined to say whether Donald Trump has confidence in Jeff Sessions , amid reports that the president is still reeling over his attorney general's recusal from the Russian Federation investigation. (more...)
New study changes recommendations on safest place for babies to sleep New study changes recommendations on safest place for babies to sleep
- June 07, 2017

The study claims those differences disappeared at 12 months but reappeared later. To decrease the chances for SIDS , the AAP advised that at infants should be at least six months old, and ideally 12 months, in the same bedroom, but not in the same bed. (more...)
Trump outlines privatizing air traffic control
- June 06, 2017

Joining him in the East Room were airline industry executives, union members and a pair of former transportation secretaries: Elizabeth Dole and Mary Peters. All the assets owned by the FAA would be transferred at no charge. These eight members would, along with the CEO, select four additional independent members. (more...)
BJP arm-twisting Tamil Nadu to rule by proxy, says Rahul Gandhi BJP arm-twisting Tamil Nadu to rule by proxy, says Rahul Gandhi
- June 05, 2017

For the first time, AICC Vice President Rahul Gandhi and Former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Akhilesh Yadav and other like-minded national leaders shared a dais in residual Andhra Pradesh demanding special category status for the state as assured by the then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on the floor of Rajya Sabha. (more...)
Bihar Scam yet again? Topper goes missing Bihar Scam yet again? Topper goes missing
- June 03, 2017

A year after Ruby Rai made the headlines for all the wrong reasons, this year too, Bihar Class XII topper in Arts stream Ganesh Kumar , is in the news for failing to answer some basic questions on the subject which he topped. Branding the Bihar topper scam news as utter rubbish, the Janata Dal (United) on Friday said the news is being used by certain outlets in the media for the sheer objective of sensationalism. (more...)
India reports 1st 3 cases of Zika virus infection India reports 1st 3 cases of Zika virus infection
- May 29, 2017

The patients all reside in the Bapunagar area in Ahmedabad , Gujarat . These cases were further confirmed by another RT-PCR test at the country's National Institute of Virology (NIV). The virus is spread by the Aedes mosquito. Meanwhile, all worldwide airports and ports have been asked to display on Zika information. According to NDTV, India has tested nearly 50,000 blood samples as part of its surveillance system to detect and contain new Zika infections. (more...)

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