Health Care

Trump administration is right to sanction Maduro's henchmen in Venezuela

Trump administration is right to sanction Maduro's henchmen in Venezuela Also Wednesday a top Cuban official said his country has no intention of trying to mediate a solution to Venezuela's crisis, rejecting the idea of what he called "foreign meddling" and voicing full support for Maduro , a key ideological and economic ally. [Full Article...]

Sussex experts make bold new claim over antibiotics

Sussex experts make bold new claim over antibiotics Taking a full course of antibiotics after the symptoms of the illness have passed exposes many kinds of bacteria in the body - not just the ones causing the illness - to antibiotics. 'Research is needed to determine the most appropriate simple alternative messages, such as stop when you feel better. That instruction comes with a stern warning: Stopping treatment early might promote the gro... [Full Article...]

Resident likely infected with Zika in Texas, DSHS says

Resident likely infected with Zika in Texas, DSHS says The person is no longer at risk of spreading the virus back to other mosquitoes. A drug used to treat malaria can prevent the transmission of Zika from mother to fetus in mice. Though Zika causes mild or no symptoms in most people, in pregnant women it has been linked to several birth defects, including microcephaly, a condition in which a baby is born with a small head, or the head stops growin... [Full Article...]

Judge rules against Charlie Gard's parents ... again

Judge rules against Charlie Gard's parents ... again Not his parents' home, as they had wanted. She then left the courtroom in tears. "The care plan must be safe, it must spare Charlie all pain and protect his dignity", she said. Charlie Gard has a rare genetic disorder and brain damage. Charlie's parents had asked a family GP to supervise Charlie's care outside hospital, but after two hours discussion at the court it was decided he did not have... [Full Article...]

Everson Griffen, Minnesota Vikings Agree to Contract Extension

Everson Griffen, Minnesota Vikings Agree to Contract Extension Griffen has 48 sacks in seven seasons with the Vikings, who drafted him in the fourth round in 2010 out of USC. MANKATO, Minn . - It seems nearly surreal now, at what appears to be the midpoint of a career that began with off-the-field shenanigans and included four years as a defensive vagabond when the Minnesota Vikings used him as a rotational rusher and even toyed at one point with moving ... [Full Article...]

Government overruled on employment tribunal fees

Government overruled on employment tribunal fees Both the Labour Party and the Liberal Democrats vowed to scrap employment tribunal fees in their manifestos ahead of the June general election. UNISON brought judicial review proceedings against the Lord Chancellor four years ago when tribunal fees were first launched. [Full Article...]

New HIV Vaccine Developed Using Computer Algorithm Looks Very Promising

New HIV Vaccine Developed Using Computer Algorithm Looks Very Promising Avy Violari, FCPaed, co-author of the case, stated, "To our knowledge, this is the first reported case of sustained control of HIV in a child enrolled in a randomized trial of ART interruption following treatment early in infancy". An experimental HIV vaccine regimen was well-tolerated and generated immune responses against HIV in an early-stage clinical trial called APPROACH that involved almost ... [Full Article...]

Hyderabad Drug Scandal: Actress Kajal Agarwal's Manager arrested

Hyderabad Drug Scandal: Actress Kajal Agarwal's Manager arrested As part of the ongoing probe in drugs scandal, the SIT officials have just a while ago arrested top actress Kajal Aggarwal's manager Ronny. Officials said narcotic substances were recovered from his possession. Earlier this month, the Excise Department had busted a drug racket and the SIT has summoned 12 Tollywood celebrities in connection with the case. Actors Tarun and Subbaraju, director Pu... [Full Article...]

South African Baby Born With HIV Remains Symptom-Free Years After Treatment

South African Baby Born With HIV Remains Symptom-Free Years After Treatment The child initially caught the infection from her mother around the time of her birth in 2007. They have since been off drugs for eight-and-a-half years without symptoms or signs of active virus. But gaps remain and the country must increase efforts to ensure that those who are diagnosed with the virus access and maintain treatment, UNAIDS urged. [Full Article...]

US Senators caught on hot mic: Donald Trump is 'crazy', 'I'm worried'

US Senators caught on hot mic: Donald Trump is 'crazy', 'I'm worried' At the beginning of the recording, Democratic Senator Reed can be heard saying, "I think he's insane". Collins was overheard telling a colleague about Farenthold while making small talk at a hearing on Tuesday. "I don't even think he knows that there is a BCA", Collins said, referring to the Budget Control Act. Reed went on to proclaim that if there is no budget deal, "we're gonna be paralyz... [Full Article...]

Giant turbine now in place for world's first full-scale floating wind farm

Giant turbine now in place for world's first full-scale floating wind farm The farm, which project manager Leif Delp told the BBC is a "game changer for floating wind power", is expected to be finished by the end of the month when another four turbines are brought across from Norway. So far, one giant turbine has already been moved into place, while four more wait in readiness in a Norwegian fjord. There are more than 40 other floating wind farm projects bein... [Full Article...]

Trump invokes real estate developer William Levitt in speech to Boy Scouts

Trump invokes real estate developer William Levitt in speech to Boy Scouts Two of those former Boy Scouts and now-Cabinet members, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and Energy Secretary Rick Perry, joined Trump onstage. McConnell says he's made a commitment to his state's voters to scuttle President Barack Obama's law. [Full Article...]

Two more mosquitos test positive for West Nile Virus in Lewisville

Two more mosquitos test positive for West Nile Virus in Lewisville West Nile virus cases tend to peak in August for North Dakota, but it is possible to occur at any time, said Michelle Feist, epidemiologist with the North Dakota Department of Health, Division of Disease Control. Use insect repellent. Check EPA.gov for safe and effective repellents. Residents are encouraged to continue with preventive measures such as wearing mosquito repellent when they partici... [Full Article...]

Saudi-led bloc blacklists 18 organizations, individuals linked to Qatar

Saudi-led bloc blacklists 18 organizations, individuals linked to Qatar Saudi Arabia, Egypt, UAE, and Bahrain, announced in a joint statement overnight placing new Libyan entities on the black list - the list of terrorist organisations funded by Qatar - as part of what they described their commitment to fighting terror. [Full Article...]

25000 evacuated after flood fury hits Gujarat, Rajasthan; Army joins rescue efforts

Local media also reported that Rupani is in constant touch with Prime Minister Narendra Modi who has expressed concern over the flooding in Gujarat. Thankfully the rains have taken a respite in North Gujarat , paving way for speeding up rescue and relief operations in the region. Meanwhile, the government has issued high alert in North and Central Gujarat districts where the heavy to extrem... [Full Article...]

Venkaiah Naidu terms Congress allegations as false, motivated

Venkaiah Naidu terms Congress allegations as false, motivated In a point-by-point rebuttal of Ramesh's allegations, Naidu, until recently Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting and Urban Development, said they are entirely false and politically motivated as the Congress leader has raised the issues which were responded to in the past. [Full Article...]

South African Child "Functionally Cured" Of HIV For Nine Years

This could lead to better drugs or even the holy grail of a vaccine. New HIV infections have fallen 29 percent in that area, including a 56 percent decline in new HIV infections among children. Additional support was provided by the Medical Research Council Clinical Trials Unit at University College London, the Departments of Health of the Western Cape and Gauteng in South Africa , and ViiV Healt... [Full Article...]

Doctor Who Christmas Special Throws First and Twelfth Doctor Into WWI

Doctor Who Christmas Special Throws First and Twelfth Doctor Into WWI Because those are the stakes at the heart of the Doctor Who Christmas special, which will see Peter Capaldi regenerate into the first-ever female Doctor (to be played by Broadchurch's Jodie Whittaker ). He also wrote Empress of Mars - the 9th episode of this series . At that point, the first Doctor - played by David Bradley in an uncanny likeness to the late William Hartnell - appeared an... [Full Article...]

Charlie Gard parents upset by 'backlash' over Great Ormond Street death threats

Charlie Gard parents upset by 'backlash' over Great Ormond Street death threats Thousands of abusive messages have been sent to doctors and nurses whose life's work is to care for sick children. In a statement , she said numerous messages were menacing, including death threats, and that the hospital was in close contact with the police. [Full Article...]

Woman dies after coconut tree falls on her

Woman dies after coconut tree falls on her The incident happened in Chembur on Thursday, July 20. "Nath who was completely unconscious was rushed to the nearby hospital by the passers by, but succumbed to the injuries this morning", the official added. But local ward representative corporator Asha Marathe said permission was not given because officials found the tree in good condition after an inspection. [Full Article...]


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