Health Care


O'Hare travelers may have been exposed to measles O'Hare travelers may have been exposed to measles
- January 16, 2018

The statement warned that this passenger "was infectious that day" and "may have traveled to other parts of the airport". The Illinois Department of Public Health says those who were at the airport between 6:30 a.m. The disease is most easily spread through coughing and sneezing and can cause further complications such as pneumonia or encephalitis. If symptoms of measles develops, IDPH recommends people should call a health care provider before going to a medical office or emergency ... (more...)
Tarrant County reports its first 3 flu deaths Tarrant County reports its first 3 flu deaths
- January 11, 2018

There have been 3,854 total flu-associated hospitalizations since flu season began last October. The Ohio Department of Health said influenza A, or H3N2, is the most common virus this season. Anyone who has an influenza-like illness presenting with fever of more than 100 [degrees Fahrenheit] and sore throat could be suspected to have the flu. (more...)
Small study suggests ibuprofen alters testosterone metabolism Small study suggests ibuprofen alters testosterone metabolism
- January 10, 2018

Ibuprofen belongs to a group of drugs called non-steroidal anti-inflammatories, or NSAIDs. " The effects were very mild even after six weeks of regular consumption of ibuprofen, which is longer than is usually recommended in practice, so this data should not concern men who occasionally take ibuprofen for pain relief", added Imperial College London senior clinical lecturer in endocrinology Ali Abbara. (more...)
Flesh-eating bacteria kills Texan woman who ate raw oysters Flesh-eating bacteria kills Texan woman who ate raw oysters
- January 10, 2018

Dousing oysters with hot sauce or lemon or consuming them with alcohol also will not protect from the vibriosis virus. Bowers and LeBlanc's wife, Vickie Bergquist, are working to keep others from suffering a similar fate. Vibrio researcher Gabrielle Barbarite told Health that vibrio is not precisely a flesh-eating bacteria as it does not degrade skin on contact. (more...)
Steve Bannon Issues Apology as Trump Allies Flood the Airwaves Steve Bannon Issues Apology as Trump Allies Flood the Airwaves
- January 08, 2018

When Tapper returned from commercial break, the journalist began the second part of his show by saying, 'Welcome back to State of the Union and planet Earth'. "(Bannon's) role has been greatly exaggerated, whereas the President hasn't gotten the due that he deserves for the movement that he put together to tap into the kinds of people whose life concerns don't get a lot of attention on CNN ", Miller said. (more...)
Penn State vs. Washington Penn State vs. Washington
- December 31, 2017

The Nittany Lions love their fans and their fans love them right back! Both defenses are of pretty similar caliber, but Penn State has the advantage in terms of offensive talent, so look for the Nittany Lions to pull away with a narrow victory, thanks to the dynamic duo of Barkley and McSorley. (more...)
World Health Organization to Declare Excessive Gaming to Be an Official Disorder
- December 27, 2017

Various other researchers contested the inclusion of gaming as an addiction into the WHO's ICD-11 database due to the vagueness of the disorder, which included 26 scholars rebutting the entry via an open letter on Research Gate . So parents, if your child has his eyes glued to the screen and fingers to the gaming remote, it's high time for you to start taking caution! "Important research has already been conducted for decades on the negative effects of gaming, including addiction, depression ... (more...)
Florida State vs. Southern Miss Florida State vs. Southern Miss
- December 23, 2017

Savoy had 17 points and seven rebounds, while M.J. Walker added 15 points and Mfiondu Kabengele ended with 12 points for Florida State (11-1), which had 13 players in the scoring sheet. Regardless, its quite the scenario, especially considering that Florida State had to win its final three games to secure bowl eligibility, including the rescheduled game against ULM. (more...)
Huntington's Disease Drug Trial Shows Halt in Progression Huntington's Disease Drug Trial Shows Halt in Progression
- December 12, 2017

The principal manifestations, which normally show up in middle age, incorporate emotional episodes, outrage and melancholy. Patients ultimately die from complications including pneumonia and heart failure. The drug therapy was developed by Canadian company, Ionis Pharmaceuticals, who has now sold the licence to Swiss pharmaceutical company Roche for US$45 million. (more...)
Quake of 5.5 magnitude jolts Uttarakhand Quake of 5.5 magnitude jolts Uttarakhand
- December 07, 2017

Tremors were also felt in Tamil Nadu's Chennai and Uttarakhand's Chamoli, indicating that the seismic event occured pan-India. So far there is no information about the loss of life or property of any kind of natural disaster. According to the state government data reported 38 small earthquakes of magnitude 5 or less have occurred in Uttarakhand in the past 2 years which is a matter of big concern for the earth. (more...)
United Nations envoy not carrying U.S. government message on North Korea visit United Nations envoy not carrying U.S. government message on North Korea visit
- December 06, 2017

UN Under Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman will arrive in North Korea on Tuesday to meet authorities of the Pyongyang regime, according to an official statement. The U.N.is responding to a "long-standing invitation" from Pyongyang, but the visit comes at a time of great tension on the Korean Peninsula. The visit was first said to have been discussed on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in September, but not confirmed until recently. (more...)
World Cup 2018 groups announced World Cup 2018 groups announced
- December 03, 2017

Only last week, the same website brought us the image below, showing what they confidently state will be England's next home shirt. The match also puts Tottenham team mates Eric Dier and Jan Vertonghen against one another - which they marked with a Snapchat together captioned "Group Friends". (more...)
Sanofi Taking $118.5M Charge, Seeks Restrictive Label for Dengue Vaccine Sanofi Taking $118.5M Charge, Seeks Restrictive Label for Dengue Vaccine
- December 02, 2017

Health Secretary Francisco Duque III is hoping issues over the government's dengue immunization program will not deter the public from getting vaccinated for other diseases. Duque said Sanofi is using a classification-that identifies a case of dengue as "severe"- based on previous guidelines in 1996. "But then reviewing the guidelines, the ones classified by Sanofi [as severe] right now...most of the cases would not even fall under our current definition of severe", Suy explained. (more...)
Five Criminals Arrested in Encounter at Dwarka Mor Metro Pillar 768 Five Criminals Arrested in Encounter at Dwarka Mor Metro Pillar 768
- November 22, 2017

Senior superintendent of police (SAS Nagar, Punjab) Kuldeep Singh Chahal identified the arrested men as Deepak, Tiku, Krishan and two other men who went by the name of Sumit. A Delhi Police team joined the Punjab Police personnel in the operation but DCP (south-west) Shibesh Singh said their role was only peripheral. "The man then began firing towards a building". (more...)
Will Sex Kill You? Scientists Probe Link Between Sexual Activity, Cardiac Arrest Will Sex Kill You? Scientists Probe Link Between Sexual Activity, Cardiac Arrest
- November 14, 2017

Scientists stated: "The majority of cases were men with a previous history of cardiovascular disease". "People will ask their doctors if sex increases their risk of sudden death, and we've never had the answer before because there never was a study", Dr. (more...)
Disneyland shuts down 2 cooling towers after Legionnaires' disease cases Disneyland shuts down 2 cooling towers after Legionnaires' disease cases
- November 13, 2017

Nine people contracted Legionnaires' disease after they visited Disneyland in Anaheim in September, officials said. Symptoms develop 2 to 10 days after exposure, the OCHCA said, and include fever, chills, cough, muscle aches, and headaches. (more...)
Pueblo officials confirm first two flu cases of the this season
- November 08, 2017

The 2016-2017 seasonal flu vaccine was updated to include the new version of this protein; however, Hensley's lab found that the egg-grown version of this protein acquired a new mutation. "We can protect ourselves and also our family, friends and the community", said family nurse practitioner Sarah Fincham, assistant clinical professor at Washington State University's college of nursing in Spokane. (more...)
London fights pollution with old diesel vehicle charge London fights pollution with old diesel vehicle charge
- October 24, 2017

The Toxicity-Charge - known as the T-Charge - is to be levied on top of the existing Congestion Charge of £11.50 for the majority of cars built before 2006. That charge is in effect in the same zones at the same time as the T Charge , though it applies to almost all vehicles and costs £11.50 pounds per day ($15). (more...)
Trump brings NBC's 'license' into question after nuclear arsenal report Trump brings NBC's 'license' into question after nuclear arsenal report
- October 12, 2017

Donald Trump said NBC should lose its broadcast license after the network's news division reported on comments he allegedly made about radically expanding the U.S.'s nuclear arsenal during a national security meeting. "If I walked down this hallway and asked, I don't think I'd find one media person who voted for Trump, and he got 45% of the national vote", Rep. Dave Brat, a conservative Virginia Republican, told TIME in the Capitol Building on Wednesday. (more...)
Clayton Kershaw, Los Angeles Dodgers do just enough for win Clayton Kershaw, Los Angeles Dodgers do just enough for win
- October 08, 2017

He's stayed largely healthy, delivering the second-most innings of his 13-year career and posting a 3.32 earned-run average, giving the Dodgers offense a chance in most games. Los Angeles' first five batters reached base, punctuated by Turner's shot and Puig's line-drive double that scored rookie Cody Bellinger . Roberts removed Kershaw after he allowed homers to Ketel Marte and Jeff Mathis on back-to-back pitches with one out in the seventh. (more...)
LaVar Ball says he's going to home school his son LaMelo LaVar Ball says he's going to home school his son LaMelo
- October 04, 2017

According to Ramona Shelburne of ESPN , the elder Ball said, "I'm not dealing with the coach over there [at Chino Hills]". LaVar's aim in making his son as a stud player in college and as a future National Basketball Association star had a significant influence in his decision. (more...)
LaVar Ball to home school son LaMelo for next two years LaVar Ball to home school son LaMelo for next two years
- October 04, 2017

LaVar acknowledged on ESPN's "First Take" program his awareness that LaMelo might face NCAA eligibility issues. Still, this is weird even by LaVar's standards, as the high school season has not yet begun and he is seemingly evaluating Latimore on distant information as a result. (more...)
LAR 35, DAL 30: Cowboys Fail To Close Out Rams At Home
- October 02, 2017

ARLINGTON, Texas - Starting fast was a key part of the Dallas Cowboys' preparation going into Sunday's game against the Los Angeles Rams . The Cowboys , known as "America's Team", made headlines Monday night when they knelt as a team - including owner Jerry Jones - before rising for the anthem in a game against the Cardinals in Glendale, Ariz. (more...)
Zidane hints at resting Gareth Bale Zidane hints at resting Gareth Bale
- October 02, 2017

The opening exchange of Sunday's meeting at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu was as one-sided as one is likely to see at this level. Real Madrid record their first home La Liga win of the 2017-18 campaign courtesy of a 2-0 success over Espanyol on Sunday night. (more...)
Madrid and Barcelona clash over control of the Catalonia police force Madrid and Barcelona clash over control of the Catalonia police force
- September 28, 2017

Spain's prime minister called Wednesday on Catalan separatists to stop their "escalation" as several thousand people took to the streets of Barcelona to protest at Madrid's attempts to derail a banned referendum on independence, AFP reported. (more...)
Vikings QB Sam Bradford ruled out for Week 3 vs Vikings QB Sam Bradford ruled out for Week 3 vs
- September 23, 2017

Sam Bradford will miss his second consecutive game on Sunday, Vikings Head Coach Mike Zimmer announced during his press conference following Friday's practice. Cook, the Vikes' first-round pick out of Florida State, has already rushed for 191 yards through two games, including a 127 yard outing against the Saints . (more...)
Pep Guardiola pleased with Manchester City goalfest
- September 17, 2017

And Sergio Aguero was City's goal hero - yet again. "In this situation, the teams I left at Barcelona, Bayern Munich, and the other big teams, like [Real] Madrid, and Juventus of Turin, in this kind of situation, a game every three days, they are there, they make a professional performance, score a goal in the right moment and win the game". (more...)
JJ Abrams returns to Star Wars to write and direct Episode IX JJ Abrams returns to Star Wars to write and direct Episode IX
- September 15, 2017

Star Wars and Lucasfilm announced the news that the director of 2015's " The Force Awakens " will return to the helm on Tuesday morning, September 12. Abrams will step in to finish the sequel trilogy. He is not set to write and direct Episode IX , allowing him to complete the trilogy that's suggested will bring the Skywalker saga to a close. (more...)
Trump Speech on Tax Reform in Missouri Trump Speech on Tax Reform in Missouri
- August 31, 2017

The venue has significance to Trump's pledge to American workers, the White House said. The president's two top advisers on tax reform will be with him at the speech: Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and White House economic adviser Gary Cohn, who are helping to guide the tax reform debate on Capitol Hill. (more...)
Ganesh Chaturthi: This is how the Television industry celebrated the festival Ganesh Chaturthi: This is how the Television industry celebrated the festival
- August 26, 2017

Sham Sunder, a sweet shop owner said, "We are busy meeting the needs of Ladoo for the Ganesha festival as Ladoo and Modak are the two famous and favourite candies which sell during this particular festival". Its origins are related to the freedom movement. Arjun Kapoor urged his fans and followers to spend some quality time with family on Ganesh Chaturthi . (more...)
McHenry County reports first West Nile virus case of year McHenry County reports first West Nile virus case of year
- August 24, 2017

Tilley said residents can reduce the risk of contracting West Nile by using repellent containing DEET , picaridin, IR 3535, or oil of lemon eucalyptus when outdoors the rest of the summer and into fall. County officials said birds and humans both receive the virus the same way, through mosquito bites. Infected mosquitoes can then spread the virus to humans and other animals when they bite. (more...)
Far-right rally to be met with counter-protest on Boston Common Far-right rally to be met with counter-protest on Boston Common
- August 20, 2017

The rally was organized in July by a group calling itself Boston Free Speech, which says it is made up of a coalition of "libertarians, progressives, conservatives and independents". Events are planned around the country, in cities including Atlanta, Dallas and New Orleans. And hours before the rally began, thousands of counterprotesters began marching around the city. (more...)
United Nations leader urged to blacklist Saudi Arabia over child deaths in Yemen United Nations leader urged to blacklist Saudi Arabia over child deaths in Yemen
- August 19, 2017

The United Nations has worked to avert attacks on Hodeidah port, where around 80 percent of Yemen's food imports arrive. Yemen , which is on the southern edge of the Arabian Peninsula, has been engulfed in civil war since September 2014, when Houthi Shiite rebels swept into the capital Sanaa and overthrew President Abed-Rabbo Mansour Hadi's internationally recognised government. (more...)
Moon: US pres will seek consent to attack North Moon: US pres will seek consent to attack North
- August 19, 2017

Every year in August, the South Korean and U.S. forces jointly hold military exercises which include the world's largest computer-simulated war games and involve several thousand troops from both countries, reports Efe news. When asked about potential unilateral USA action, he said, "that's purely speculative and a decision to do that would be by the president". Mr Trump's recent aggressive comments about deploying possible military options underscored his resolve to counter the threat ... (more...)
UF denies National Policy Institute's event space request in wake of Charlottesville UF denies National Policy Institute's event space request in wake of Charlottesville
- August 17, 2017

He vowed to take UF to court. "My strong support for the right of students and faculty to invite speakers to campus to address whatever views they think worth discussing does not mean that I personally think that all views are worth discussing". (more...)