Medicine


Heat stroke: Two killed in Maharashtra, early heatwave leaves health officials concerned Heat stroke: Two killed in Maharashtra, early heatwave leaves health officials concerned
- April 04, 2017

Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and parts of Maharashtra have also been witnessing hot and dry weather conditions with many places observing temperatures surpassed the 40-degree mark. According to NDTV reports the districts in central and north Maharashtra are taking the brunt of the heat while state capital Mumbai has so far been comparatively less affected. (more...)
Venom of tiny fish could lead to new pain treatments Venom of tiny fish could lead to new pain treatments
- April 04, 2017

A new study from University of Queensland revealed that the venom of this cute little fish living in the Pacific region could become the next "blockbuster pain-killing drug". The team worked around this issue by taking the fish out of their tanks and dangling cotton swabs in front of them until they bit to get the venom . (more...)
What's the difference between a tornado watch and warning?
- April 03, 2017

Elsewhere in the state Sunday , a mother and daughter were killed when their trailer flipped over, according to the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office. Virginia Beach police reported damage from an "obvious tornado" tonight, a dispatcher said. Unlike the past couple of storms, this particular one will bring more widespread, heavier rains to the Piney Woods. (more...)
Jose Mourinho tells Pogba he could be dropped
- April 01, 2017

Jose Mourinho faced the press this afternoon, ahead of his side's next Premier League outing, and he had an apology for departed midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger. "I can say that if we are not fighting for the top four, if we are not fighting to try to win the Europa League, I would say it's a great moment to forget this season and to do everything thinking about next season". (more...)
Can Playing Tetris Block Traumatic Memories? Can Playing Tetris Block Traumatic Memories?
- March 30, 2017

The participants were 71 patients waiting in the emergency department at John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford who all experienced a traumatic motor vehicle accident. Her team at the University of Oxford gave Tetris therapy to patients admitted to a large United Kingdom hospital emergency department in a state of shock following road traffic accidents. (more...)
WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: Massachusetts girl, 11, suffers burns after completing 'slime' project WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: Massachusetts girl, 11, suffers burns after completing 'slime' project
- March 30, 2017

Quinn said she was happy when her daughter chose to do something educational. "I thought it was laundry detergent". I encouraged it and bought all the stuff. Despite the "good clean fun " of homemade slime , doctors recommend skipping the borax when making your own. Kathleen Quinn, of Rockland, made homemade slime by combining glue, water, and household cleaner borax (sodium borate), but her hands started turning red and burned when she played with it. (more...)
The new face of suburbia: Economic woes and early death The new face of suburbia: Economic woes and early death
- March 30, 2017

Oakland County enters the top 10 for the first time since the rankings began in 2003. Health behaviors is a sector in which Madison County improved over the previous year , with the rates of adult smoking (20 percent) and adult obesity (33 percent) each improving by a percentage point or two. (more...)
IL lawmakers propose legalizing, taxing recreational marijuana amid budget woes IL lawmakers propose legalizing, taxing recreational marijuana amid budget woes
- March 24, 2017

IL already allows patients with certain conditions to use medical marijuana following a successful pilot program the state launched in 2013, and Steans managed to get legislation passed in 2016 that decriminalized possession of up to 10 grams of pot. (more...)
Sears warns of 'substantial doubt' about company's future
- March 23, 2017

Sears has upped its presence online, but is having a hard time disguising its age. Sears is now holds debt of over 4 billion dollars. Sears or Sears, Roebuck and Company as it was formally known has been a "fixture" in mainstream society for more than 130 years. (more...)
'Beauty & the Beast' Breaks Box Office Records With $170 Million 'Beauty & the Beast' Breaks Box Office Records With $170 Million
- March 20, 2017

Watson was reportedly offered United States dollars three million upfront, but her profits will likely end up being considerably larger upon the film's total gross. " Beauty and the Beast " follows other successful live-action Disney film remakes such as "Alice in Wonderland", "Cinderella", "Maleficent," and " The Jungle Book ", which made its debut previous year. (more...)
Subway fighting back against Subway fighting back against "stunningly flawed" report on chicken
- March 04, 2017

The study said DNA researcher Matt Harnden at Trent University's Wildlife Forensic DNA Laboratory tested the poultry in popular chicken sandwiches. The CBC also clarified part of its study, stating that "DNA tests don't reveal an exact percentage of the amount of chicken in the whole piece, but DNA experts have told Marketplace that the testing is a good indicator of the proportion of animal and plant DNA in the product". (more...)
High-dose flu vaccine may prevent deaths in seniors
- March 03, 2017

Overall, there have been 39 reported deaths of individuals age 65 and older, 14 in the 55-to-64 age group, five each in the 25-to-54 age group, three in the 5-to-17 age groups, and one each in the 18-to-24 age group and the birth to 4 age group. (more...)
CDC - Drug overdose deaths have more than doubled since 1999 CDC - Drug overdose deaths have more than doubled since 1999
- February 26, 2017

Drug overdose death rates increased for all age groups , with the greatest percentage increase among adults aged 55-64 (from 4.2 per 100,000 in 1999 to 21.8 in 2015). Death due to cocaine increased to 13 percent in 2015 from 2010's figure of 11 percent. Four states - West Virginia, New Hampshire, Kentucky and OH - lead the nation with the highest overdose death rates, the CDC said . (more...)
Talks with Netanyahu constructive, says Australian leader
- February 25, 2017

Israeli occupation of the West Bank has always been viewed by the worldwide community as an obstacle to a two-state peace agreement with Palestine. It was only when reporters started asking questions that both leaders responded. It is important to keep in mind, however, that Trump was only referring to new settlement building and not existing settlements in the occupied West Bank, which now number 130, are populated by 400,000 settlers, and along with their regional councils, constitute nearly ... (more...)
Key Brain Regions Found To Be Smaller in People With ADHD Key Brain Regions Found To Be Smaller in People With ADHD
- February 19, 2017

For the latest study, Hoogman and a team analysed the MRI scans of people aged four to 63, suffering from ADHD or not. The new research focused on the way ADHD affects the brain. Drugs for treating ADHD, such as Ritalin have been reprimanded for symptoms including weight loss or gain, damage liver, and suicidal thoughts . According to them, the amygdala's connection to ADHD is through the brain region's role in emotion regulation while the nucleus accumbens is related to emotional and ... (more...)
8 new flu deaths reported as season peaks
- February 18, 2017

Officials say this brings the number of lab-confirmed cases to almost 3,300 for this year's flu season. "Unfortunately, this flu season is far from over", said Dr. The deaths correspond to a spike in total number of flu cases reported this year. The vaccine takes up to two weeks to begin working fully, so getting the vaccine sooner rather than later is recommended. (more...)
Super Bowl: Tom Brady's Jersey Stolen From Locker Room Super Bowl: Tom Brady's Jersey Stolen From Locker Room
- February 13, 2017

Now that we have canonized Tom Brady and anointed the New England Patriots as the greatest National Football League franchise of all time, could we take a pause and at least recognize that they were more lucky than good on Sunday. They played their hearts out, but came up just short. No team had ever made up more than a 10-point deficit to win a Super Bowl. It was reported after the Patriots' Super Bowl win that the quarterback suspected his jersey was stolen from the team's locker room. (more...)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi likes 'peeping into bathrooms', Google searching
- February 12, 2017

It was, however, his attack on the SP-Congress alliance and the ruling Yadav family which was the focus of his speech. "In order to save UP, the voters must reject them", he said. Home to 220 million people, the sprawling state is the country's biggest and polling will be held in seven stages over the next four weeks. "As far as the second maulana is concerned you can ask him personally he will give his blessings to the two of us", he said. (more...)
Defund abortion rally planned
- February 09, 2017

Organizers will accept letters to be mailed to state representatives in support of funding Planned Parenthood. Undercover videos have surfaced from Planned Parenthood clinics all around the country. But quotas for abortions? 7 by The Associated Press about a bill to defund Planned Parenthood in Virginia reported erroneously that losing funding would force the group to close its five clinics in the state. (more...)
Trump administration circulates more draft immigration restrictions, focusing on protecting U.S. jobs Trump administration circulates more draft immigration restrictions, focusing on protecting U.S. jobs
- February 05, 2017

The Iranian Foreign Ministry said the measure would backfire and promote more violence and extremism. Thousands of people have joined forces across the United Kingdom to protest Donald Trump's controversial Muslim ban . "This is not about religion - this is about terror and keeping our country safe", Trump said. TRUMP: In a White House statement Sunday, he said, "My policy is similar to what President (Barack) Obama did in 2011 when he banned visas for refugees from Iraq for six ... (more...)