Medicine


World Health Organization May Recognize World Health Organization May Recognize "Gaming Disorder" in 2018
- December 29, 2017

Manifestations might appear, and these consist in the powerlessness and incapability to show control when it comes to how to play computer games and for how long it takes. For nearly 30 years people's lifestyles have changed and that includes the growth of gaming in most people's lives. The WHO also points out that anyone with gaming disorder can't stop themselves from playing. (more...)
LB Harrison to sign with Patriots LB Harrison to sign with Patriots
- December 27, 2017

Pittsburgh released the 39-year-old Harrison, who had been frustrated with his lack of playing time this season, on Saturday in order to make room for the for the return of right tackle Marcus Gilbert . It's not as though the Steelers have been holding Harrison back; they've clearly figured out that he just wasn't worth putting on the field any longer. (more...)
BJP 's show of Strenght in Gujarat at swearing-in ceremony of CM BJP 's show of Strenght in Gujarat at swearing-in ceremony of CM
- December 27, 2017

The 10-member cabinet headed by Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and 10 ministers of state took oath in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah , in Gandhinagar on Tuesday. "With the party's prominent Dalit, tribal and OBC leaders losing, Rupani is facing a challenge to build a new leadership for these sections in his government", said a senior BJP leader. (more...)
Looks like Florida State should not be bowl eligible this year Looks like Florida State should not be bowl eligible this year
- December 23, 2017

However, few teams in college basketball have a more hard upcoming set of games, as the Seminoles will face the No. 4 Duke Blue Devils on the road, followed by the No. Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher left for Texas A&M prior to the regular season finale against Louisiana-Monroe. The Seminoles will play their second game without Fisher at the Independence Bowl, a bowl bid the team clinched with its regular season finale win over Louisiana Monroe on December 2. (more...)
State Health Officials Say Flu Widespread State Health Officials Say Flu Widespread
- December 22, 2017

Widespread activity is the highest level of flu activity. The Director of the HSE's Health Protection Surveillance Service, Dr Kevin Kelleher encouraged people to get vaccinated, particularly those over 65, pregnant women and those under 65 with various health conditions. (more...)
France Cautious Over US 'Evidence' On Iran Weaponry In Yemen France Cautious Over US 'Evidence' On Iran Weaponry In Yemen
- December 17, 2017

From missiles to drones to explosive boats, illegal Iranian arms shipments to the Houthis and other proxies are stoking the fires of sectarian violence endangering civilians, noted the statement. The US will now rally other nations to push back on Iran's behavior, she added. The presentation didn't come with any specific evidence that the missile was of Iranian-origin, and indeed Yemen has insisted since the firing, it was a missile of their own design. (more...)
Glaucoma: Tea may help ward off eye disease, study says Glaucoma: Tea may help ward off eye disease, study says
- December 17, 2017

The research, published online in the British Journal of Ophthalmology , compared people who consumed tea and those who did not, and noted that those who consumed tea at least once a day had lower risk of Glaucoma than those who did not drink tea. (more...)
Doctors save baby born with heart outside her body Doctors save baby born with heart outside her body
- December 15, 2017

About 50 clinical staffers at Glenfield Hospital in Leicester worked to bring Vanellope into the world, according to a release. In a subsequent operation, her skin was used to cover the hole in her chest. The baby's slow heart rate gave cause for concern and the care team decided a caesarean section delivery would give the best chance of survival . (more...)
Health Officials Say It's Not Too Late For Flu Shots Health Officials Say It's Not Too Late For Flu Shots
- December 14, 2017

While there has been a lot of discussion about vaccine efficiency after an article from Australia reported only 10 percent effectiveness this year, there's more to the story than that, Lantrip said. Zucker described influenza as a serious illness that can lead to hospitalization or death. If you visit the doctor during the flu season, ask whether all of the people in the office have been vaccinated. (more...)
Warning for ice and snow in North and East Yorkshire Warning for ice and snow in North and East Yorkshire
- December 13, 2017

Airports have also been affected across the United Kingdom, with Heathrow warning of delays to more flights on Monday after crews and aircraft were left "out of position". There was also disruption to PO Ferries services, with delays of up to two hours. The Met Office has also warned that rural communities could be cut off as roads become hazardous. (more...)
Lake-effect snow season ramps up over Great Lakes Lake-effect snow season ramps up over Great Lakes
- December 12, 2017

A stronger wave will plow through later Monday evening and early on Tuesday, with maybe an inch or so of snow in the southern counties. East of Lake Ontario, with its broader fetch and more favorable wind direction, higher accumulations are in the cards. (more...)
Tioga County Marks National Influenza Vaccination Week Tioga County Marks National Influenza Vaccination Week
- December 05, 2017

Daniel Jernigan, influenza chief at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , told The Associated Press. And Dr. William Schaffner, who is involved in the CDC's flu surveillance network in Tennessee, has noticed cases of influenza picking up "dramatically" in the last week. (more...)
Missing Florida teen found safe in NY Missing Florida teen found safe in NY
- December 03, 2017

On Friday afternoon, a New York State Police officer in Syracuse spotted the vehicle the two were believed to have fled in, the Columbia County Sheriff's Office. But I absolutely believe that she was lied to and totally misled. She had last been seen at her home on Saturday night, authorities said. Rodriguez had been working as a boys' soccer coach at Fort White High School, but was suspended pending the investigation, according to a statement from Lex Carswell, superintendent of Columbia ... (more...)
Missing 3-Year-Old North Carolina Girl Believed Dead; Mother's Boyfriend Arrested Missing 3-Year-Old North Carolina Girl Believed Dead; Mother's Boyfriend Arrested
- December 03, 2017

It has been five days since the little girl vanished from her home in the dead of night. Officials said 730 volunteers participated in a search for Mariah on Friday. The FBI says they have been sending "items of interest" to their lab in Quantico, Virginia, for priority testing in the case. Photos of Mariah Kay Woods. (more...)
England to learn World Cup draw fate England to learn World Cup draw fate
- December 03, 2017

The camera then switches to the TV, and captures the moment the Three Lions are drawn in Group G - alongside Belgium, Panama and Tunisia. If you look at the four different pots, Belgium are one of the six European powerhouses in Pot 1, while England are in Pot 2 with the likes of Spain and Croatia, among others. (more...)
Researchers say coffee could actually benefit you Researchers say coffee could actually benefit you
- November 26, 2017

A review of more than 200 studies on coffee consumption claims a good cup of joe is not only safe, but also has a range of other benefits. Drinking coffee may actually be beneficial to your health , according to a new study. Coffee drinkers also appeared to have lower risks for heart disease. Coffee intake during pregnancy is, in fact, linked to pregnancy loss, preterm birth, and lower birth rates, so pregnant women should steer clear of coffee, irrespective of its benefits to the ... (more...)
Trump To Hit The Links With Tiger After Turkey Call Trump To Hit The Links With Tiger After Turkey Call
- November 26, 2017

It had Donald J. Trump printed on it, over the presidential seal. However, Trump noted that it would be a quick round so he could get back to work on bringing more jobs back to America. Here's a picture of Tiger with the then president-elect on December 23, 2016. In his run for the White House, Trump often railed about USA military commitments in Afghanistan and Iraq. (more...)
Democrats Line Up to Pile on Bill Clinton Democrats Line Up to Pile on Bill Clinton
- November 24, 2017

The women were reportedly Burkle employees at the time. In such a situation, Clinton will be the newest and the most famous addition to the long list of celebrities, including Kevin Spacey and Harvey Weinstein , who have been charged with unwelcome sexual gestures in the recent past. (more...)
Friday forecast: Warm with patchy drizzle this morning Friday forecast: Warm with patchy drizzle this morning
- November 20, 2017

Sunday - Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. Today - Partly sunny, with a high near 44. The main threats are heavy rain and gusty winds! Most of Saturday will be cloudy and dry with temperatures hovering around 60. We see a near-repeat for Friday before our next rain chance heading into Saturday . Northwest wind 13 to 17 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 33 miles per hour. (more...)
Disneyland Is Source Of Legionnaire's Disease Outbreak Disneyland Is Source Of Legionnaire's Disease Outbreak
- November 13, 2017

The other three are Orange County residents who didn't visit Disneyland but live or travelled to Anaheim, reported Orange County Health Care Agency spokeswoman Jessica Good, Friday night in response to earlier Voice of OC questions. This type of excessive lung infection is caused by inhaling the bacteria and not spread by person-to-person contact. The health agency said there is no ongoing risk to the public and no other cases have been reported, although they cautioned public health ... (more...)
Most unaware of link between alcohol, cancer Most unaware of link between alcohol, cancer
- November 09, 2017

Overall, about 3.5 percent of the 600,000 annual cancer deaths in the US are alcohol-related, the doctors said . The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) has never before formally addressed the link between alcohol and cancer , but is now underscoring the importance of controlling "high-risk" alcohol consumption to reducing the risk of cancer. (more...)
Industry's favored flu shot production process hurt efficacy previous year Industry's favored flu shot production process hurt efficacy previous year
- November 08, 2017

One important reason flu shots don't usually work very well is because they're grown in chicken eggs, a slow and tricky process that can go wrong easily, researchers told NBC News. A unit of Australia's CSL, the company is using a massive former Novartis plant in North Carolina for its cell-based flu vaccine production. This limits the spread of the virus. (more...)
Final softwood lumber duties set in 20% range Final softwood lumber duties set in 20% range
- November 04, 2017

The U.S. argues that in their view the duty is required to offset unfair subsidies that Canadian and provincial governments allegedly provide to lumber companies. The decision affirmed a preliminary action taken by the Commerce Department in April. Also excluded are US lumber shipped to Canada for some processing and imported back into the USA, certain box-spring kits, and box-spring frame components. (more...)
This Japanese company is offering nonsmokers extra vacation days This Japanese company is offering nonsmokers extra vacation days
- November 04, 2017

Despite the policy's recent introduction, 30 of the company's 120 employees have already taken advantage. A Japanese company has figured out a unique way to turn the game - it has started offering employees a leave of six days if they stop taking cigarette breaks . (more...)
India falls to 108 on World Economic Forum's gender gap index
- November 03, 2017

WEF said that for the first time since measurements began to be taken across the four key pillars of health, education , the workplace and political representation, the global gap has widened. In India, it said, the average hiring of women has increased by 6 per cent across the 12 industries surveyed. Also at the top are Sweden, Norway, Finland and Rwanda. (more...)
"Kiddie" fire extinguisher recalled after one death and 16 injuries
- November 03, 2017

The recall involves two styles of Kidde fire extinguishers: Plastic handle fire extinguishers and push-button Pindicator fire extinguishers. Kidde says the fire extinguishers can become clogged and require extra force to discharge, or fail to activate completely. (more...)
First Iowan Death Reported This Flu Season
- November 01, 2017

Lindsey Wreden stocked her supply cart with vaccine vials, turned on her blinking "Flu Kicker" pin and set out to find the stragglers at Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center who hadn't received this year's flu shot. That's right on track for a normal flu season. Officials say providing the free service is a great way to encourage everyone in the community to keep themselves protected. (more...)
See fall 2017 safety grades for 77 MI hospitals
- November 01, 2017

This puts Maryland near the bottom of Leapfrog's bi-annual state rankings analysis, in which states are ranked according to the percentage of "A" hospitals. Numerous 15 hospitals that received F grades treat a high proportion of low-income patients with complex healthcare needs. Three area hospitals - Doctors Hospital of Sarasota, Englewood Community Hospital and Sarasota Memorial Hospital - retained their A grades in the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade report for fall 2017. (more...)
Puerto Rico governor wants Whitefish contract cancelled 'immediately' Puerto Rico governor wants Whitefish contract cancelled 'immediately'
- October 30, 2017

Residents, local officials and US federal authorities all criticized the arrangement. Andrew Cuomo to have state officials assume the task of restoring Puerto Rico's power. Federal regulators say they have picked one of their own to do the job. The contract was awarded without a competitive bidding process, Reuters reported , which drew criticism from lawmakers who are now looking into the deal. (more...)
Pep Guardiola expecting big things from Phil Foden after World Cup success Pep Guardiola expecting big things from Phil Foden after World Cup success
- October 29, 2017

That's the way we planned the game and that's the way we played. "Fantastic players... Fantastic comeback". "We were two goals down, but my boys never played a long ball". We were courageous on the ball, passed, passed and passed and there was good individual plan as up top as well. England were on the ropes, and needed to steady themselves as the ruthless Spain side began to outplay them. (more...)
Flu shot clinics coming to Nanaimo starting next week Flu shot clinics coming to Nanaimo starting next week
- October 27, 2017

Flu activity begins to increase throughout October and November, but activity peaks between December and March and can last as late as May. During the 2016-17 flu season, more than 100 children in the US died as a result of the flu, and thousands more were hospitalized for severe illness or complications from the virus. (more...)
Nearly Two-Thirds of Americans Favor Legal Pot Nearly Two-Thirds of Americans Favor Legal Pot
- October 26, 2017

In late November 2012, following the states of Colorado and Washington voting to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, the Gallup marijuana poll showed support of legalization at 48 percent. Already, marijuana has been legalized in eight states and Washington, DC. The margin of sampling error was plus or minus 4 percentage points. "Over the past several years, Gallup has found that Americans have become more liberal on a variety of social issues ". (more...)
Trump disputes Gold Star widow's account of phone call Trump disputes Gold Star widow's account of phone call
- October 24, 2017

La David Johnson, one of the four U.S. Army soldiers killed in an ambush attack in Niger , gathered on Saturday at Christ the Rock Church in Cooper City to say their final farewells to the young man they consider a hero. Johnson's other sister, Angie Ghent, said after the funeral service, that his reputation for being the "Wheelie King" is what she will hold on to. In return, Wilson told the New York Times that the White House "is full of white supremacists". (more...)
Mann's Recalls Vegetable Products Due to Listeria Concerns Mann's Recalls Vegetable Products Due to Listeria Concerns
- October 24, 2017

When listeria gets discovered, the recalls come in ripples as all food produced in the same facility around the same time could be infected. The seafood meal bags are just a few of the almost 100 products being recalled by Mann Packing . (more...)
SC asks govt to take call on national anthem in cinema halls SC asks govt to take call on national anthem in cinema halls
- October 24, 2017

Later, in December 2016, the court modified its order to say that handicapped persons need not stand up. The bench responded: "Not singing the national anthem in movie halls is not a sign of being anti-national". The court said that it was fundamental duty of every citizen to respect National Anthem and National Flag and it was desirable that anthem was played in public events but judiciary should not step in to make it mandatory in cinema halls. (more...)
Swaraj in B'desh stresses on combating terrorism Swaraj in B'desh stresses on combating terrorism
- October 23, 2017

Addressing the media after the JCC meeting earlier today, Swaraj said rapid socio-economic and infrastructure development of Rakhine State is the only long term solution to the Rohingya crisis. Swaraj referred to Modi's advice as she called on Bangladeshi prime minister Sheikh Hasina after joining the 4th Bangladesh-India Joint Consultative Commission meeting with her counterpart AH Mahmood Ali. (more...)
Bobby Portis suspended eight games by the Bulls following Mirotic punch Bobby Portis suspended eight games by the Bulls following Mirotic punch
- October 19, 2017

ESPN reported that Mirotic charged at Portis twice before Portis threw a punch and connected with Mirotic's face. " Bobby Portis is not a bad person", Paxson said . But in this incident, he made a mistake. Reporter Shams Charania described Portis' strike as "an alleged surprise punch"-in other words, a sucker punch". (more...)
Australia elected to the Human Rights Council
- October 18, 2017

The Democratic Republic of Congo was elected to the UN Human Rights Council on Monday despite opposition from the United States and a leading rights group. The president of the African Association for the Defense of Human Rights (ASADHO), Jean-Claude Katende, expressed outrage over the DRC's election, vowing to continue "to document cases of human rights violations in Congolese territory to prove to the African countries which supported the election of the DR Congo that they made a mistake". (more...)
Three dead as Storm Ophelia batters Ireland Three dead as Storm Ophelia batters Ireland
- October 18, 2017

In Ireland some 245,000 customers are without electricity, while 3,600 homes are without power in Northern Ireland. In Cumbria the county council said high winds had torn the roof from a house in Whitehaven and even ripped traffic lights from their poles, as well as causing widespread traffic disruption. (more...)
Pat Perez extends lead at Malaysian golf Pat Perez extends lead at Malaysian golf
- October 16, 2017

After starting the final round in a tie for 15th, Smith produced the lowest score of the day with an eight-under par 64. "I'm not going to change anything - I'm still not going to work out". In the final round at the TPC Kuala Lumpur , Perez fired three consecutive birdies from the second hole before dropping a bogey at sixth but later recovered with another birdie at the eighth, while in his second-nine the 41-year-old parred the rest to maintain his lead. (more...)
Keuchel looks to continue success against Yankees in ALCS Keuchel looks to continue success against Yankees in ALCS
- October 14, 2017

The two met during the 2015 AL wildcard game in which Keuchel and Houston won 3-0. "For that win in the wild-card game, it wasn't just special for me and the validation, it was special for everybody to go into NY and play that well ", he said. (more...)
Breast Cancer Awareness event at Hillside Breast Cancer Awareness event at Hillside
- October 10, 2017

Much of the research has been done on "gut" microbiomes, or bacteria in the gastrointestinal tract. That's because it takes multiple separate images, up to 80 per breast. It is crucial to continue efforts to bring awareness, educate, continue medical advancements and screen to continue to add to the 3.3 million breast cancer survivors that are alive today in the United States. (more...)
Kevin Pietersen Belittles England's Ashes Squad, Gets Brutally Trolled Kevin Pietersen Belittles England's Ashes Squad, Gets Brutally Trolled
- September 30, 2017

The pair could be among several England players who face European Central Bank action, with Strauss saying: "What I am doing is speaking to the players individually to get their accounts of what went on". However, the Weston Colville-raised player struggled to match that form in the matches that followed against the South Africans and the West Indies, making double figures just twice from seven innings with a top score of 44. (more...)
Jeff Sessions defends Trump's criticism of National Football League protests Jeff Sessions defends Trump's criticism of National Football League protests
- September 28, 2017

Our nation would be better off if more people, starting with the president, listened to those with different views and tried to understand their thinking - not dismiss them out of hand. Inside the auditorium, several audience members sat with black tape covering their mouths in protest as well. "We want to speak out first of all and call on presidents, trustees, legislators, and donors to make sure their colleges aren't suffocating speech", Sessions said. (more...)
Hurricane Jose may threaten Northeast next week Hurricane Jose may threaten Northeast next week
- September 25, 2017

All the while, Maria is also joined by Tropical Storm Lee , a system forming about 720 miles west of the African country of Cape Verde. The storm was centered about 485 miles (785 kilometers) southwest of Bermuda on Friday, with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph (120 kph). (more...)
Ceballos double helps Real Madrid return to winning ways Ceballos double helps Real Madrid return to winning ways
- September 24, 2017

Zinedine Zidane's side nearly made the game safe when Cristiano Ronaldo's drive cannoned back off the post, though up the other end, Alaves were also denied by the woodwork, Alfonso hitting the frame of the goal from distance. Ceballos used his strength to muscle Ely off the ball before side-footing his 20-yard effort into the bottom left-hand corner. The winless Basques had plenty of late chances at an equaliser after Manu Garcia pulled them level in the 40th minute, but Los ... (more...)
It's happening; BYU to offer caffeinated soda on campus It's happening; BYU to offer caffeinated soda on campus
- September 23, 2017

The faith's health code, known as the Word of Wisdom, specifically forbids coffee, tea, tobacco, alcohol and "any other drinks or food containing harmful substances", according to the Church's official site , but whether the more ambiguous category includes anything caffeinated has always been a source of debate. (more...)
Spanish police storm Catalan govt buildings to stop independence referendum Spanish police storm Catalan govt buildings to stop independence referendum
- September 22, 2017

Spain's Civil Guard raided Catalan government offices including the economy and social affairs departments and a data center as Madrid moved to shut down preparations for an illegal referendum planned for October 1. A referendum on Scottish independence from the rest of Britain was held in 2014, but voters rejected their call by 55 percent to 45 percent. Puigdemont also says that the central authorities moves amount to a " de facto " suspension of Catalonia's self-rule. (more...)
Flu season comes early to Iowa Flu season comes early to Iowa
- September 22, 2017

He suddenly passed away two days later from flu complications. "It's not just about preventing the flu". "What it does show us is that we have a horror flu season on our hands", Hennessy told media on Monday. Finally, it's not known how many women knew they were pregnant at the time of vaccination. Peak flu season in Georgia usually occurs in late January and early February. (more...)
Visualizing the influx of Rohingya refugees Visualizing the influx of Rohingya refugees
- September 22, 2017

The Congress said that the Centre should make public "whatever evidences" it has about any links of some of the Rohingyas with the ISIS and take action as per the Indian law against those found having any such connection. An aid truck veered off a road and crashed in Bangladesh on Thursday, killing at least nine aid workers and injuring another 10. Suu Kyi, who decided not to attend the UN General Assembly in NY later this week, said she was "aware of the fact that the world's attention is ... (more...)