Health Care

The FDA's New Mission to Lower Nicotine in Cigarettes

The FDA's New Mission to Lower Nicotine in Cigarettes Stock market shares of tobacco plummeted after the plan was announced. As for newer nicotine-delivery systems such as vaping and electronic cigarettes, the FDA says that makers of those and other newly regulated products will be given more time to submit them for review. [Full Article...]

Sauber confirms new Ferrari engine deal

Sauber confirms new Ferrari engine deal Honda Motor Co. and Sauber F1 Team have announced that its engine supply deal for Formula 1 engines in 2018 has been called off. Sauber is running a year-old Ferrari specification power unit this year, with Kaltenborn having brought an end to the partnership. [Full Article...]

Drinking four days a week may lower risk of diabetes

Drinking four days a week may lower risk of diabetes Alcohol drinking patterns and risk of diabetes: a cohort study of 70,551 men and women from the general Danish population. When looking at how often alcohol was consumed, the team found that 3-4 days a week gave the lowest risk of diabetes, with men benefiting from a 27% lower risk and women a 32% lower risk when compared to those who drank less than one day per week. [Full Article...]

Gareth Southgate confirms England door is still open for Wayne Rooney

Gareth Southgate confirms England door is still open for Wayne Rooney Rooney played the full 90 minutes, but struggled to find space up front before dropping into a deeper role following the introduction of Sandro Ramirez in the second half. Rooney has already notched two goals in three pre-season outings since his return to L4, and Evertonians are eagerly anticipating seeing him take to the turf in the royal blue jersey once more. [Full Article...]

Karnataka ex-CM Dharam Singh dies at 80

Karnataka ex-CM Dharam Singh dies at 80 Modi tweeted, "Saddened by the demise of former Karnataka CM Shri N. Dharam Singh". Dharam Singh was born on December 25, 1936. Singh was the 17th Chief Minister of Karnataka from 2004 to 2006. Singh was an MP from the Bidar Lok Sabha constituency from 2009-2014 and a seven-time legislator from the Jewargi assembly segment in the state's northern district of Kalaburgi from 1978-2008. [Full Article...]

Jason Chaffetz Still Obsessed With Hillary Clinton, Wants Chelsea To Testify

Jason Chaffetz Still Obsessed With Hillary Clinton, Wants Chelsea To Testify Publisher Simon & Schuster says the memoir, due out September 12 , details Clinton's experience of becoming the first woman nominated for president by a major party during an historic election "marked by rage, sexism, exhilarating highs and infuriating lows, stranger-than-fiction twists, Russian interference, and an opponent who broke all the rules". [Full Article...]

RO Reportedly Arrested For Aggravated Assault

RO Reportedly Arrested For Aggravated Assault The 40-year-old Houston icon was hit with aggravated assault of a family member charges after the Just Brittany , 28, said he beat her extensively in April. Upon her arrival, Bullock claims McVey began to slap, punch and drag her throughout the residence while holding a pistol. During the attack, Bullock told police she got so sick, she went to the bathroom to throw up, then started recording vid... [Full Article...]

Wisconsin in focus: What they're saying about Foxconn announcement

Wisconsin in focus: What they're saying about Foxconn announcement The factory will produce liquid-crystal display panels that are used in televisions and computer screens, according to a senior White House official who insisted on anonymity to discuss the announcement . The investment is also a victory for top Congressional Republican Paul Ryan, as the massive investment in his home state is tangible evidence that hard ties with Trump can bring results. [Full Article...]

Scientists edit human embryos for first time in US

Scientists edit human embryos for first time in US According to Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU), adjustment of genes in a human embryo has been used for the first time in the United States. "They significantly reduced mosaicism ", explained one researcher, who chose to remain anonymous. An unnamed scientist familiar with the work told MIT Technology Review that it was " proof of principle that it can work ". [Full Article...]

Almost 80% of Yemeni children need humanitarian aid, says UN

Almost 80% of Yemeni children need humanitarian aid, says UN The UN agency heads underscored that the delivery of food supplements and medical supplies is ongoing, as is the rebuilding of infrastructure, including hospitals , health centers and the water- sanitation network. This has created a situation that only increases the likelihood of a greater spread of disease. The second outbreak began in the Arabian Peninsula country in late April. [Full Article...]

Mubarakan! Kapil Sharma all set to meet Shah Rukh Khan, Anushka Sharma

Mubarakan! Kapil Sharma all set to meet Shah Rukh Khan, Anushka Sharma Hawayein has been viewed over 7.5 million times on YouTube within a day. That Salman Khan is making a cameo in Shah Rukh Khan's next film with Aanand L Rai, is a known fact. Hawayein is a romantic number shot mostly in Budapest. "As far as the essence is concerned I think every romantic filmmaker do it with a lot of depth and the same essence of love is the most lovely feeling", the "Raees" ac... [Full Article...]

Charlie Gard's parents to find out where and when he will die

Charlie Gard's parents to find out where and when he will die The decision comes after the terminally-ill baby's parents ran out of time to find a team to keep Charlie alive for a week or so at a hospice. Doctors at Great Ormond Street hospital and Charlie's parents, Chris Gard and Connie Yates , disagreed over how long he should receive life-support treatment. [Full Article...]

Oakland County mosquitoes test positive for West Nile virus

Oakland County mosquitoes test positive for West Nile virus While only 20 percent of people who are infected with West Nile show symptoms, people who are older than 65, pregnant or children are the most vulnerable to unsafe complications. The house mosquito is what Moppert says people need to be most concerned with. "That includes taking measures during peak biting time which is dusk and dawn, wear DEET and icaridin, as well as wearing long sleeve shirts a... [Full Article...]

Department of Justice Argues Civil Rights Act Does Not Protect 'Homosexuals'

Department of Justice Argues Civil Rights Act Does Not Protect 'Homosexuals' James Esseks, the director of the American Civil Liberties Union's Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender & HIV Project, said the Justice Department stepping in "would be a gratuitous and extraordinary attack on LGBT people's civil rights". Since federal law doesn't explicitly ban discrimination against LGBTQ people, this would effectively amount to an expansion of whom federal nondiscrimination law... [Full Article...]

ECDC highlights need to scale-up efforts for eliminating viral hepatitis in Europe

ECDC highlights need to scale-up efforts for eliminating viral hepatitis in Europe Wondering if hepatitis vaccinations really work ? However, as of 2015, only 7% of the 71 million people with chronic hepatitis C had access to treatment. Hepatitis C is the most common form of viral hepatitis. The list of DAAs available to countries for treating hepatitis C is growing. Hepatitis is a contagious disease that affects the liver. [Full Article...]

Cigarettes Vs. Pharmacotherapy: Why Nicotine Is Helping More Americans Quit Smoking

Cigarettes Vs. Pharmacotherapy: Why Nicotine Is Helping More Americans Quit Smoking Electronic cigarettes help people trying to quit smoking, according to a new study that helps to settle a long-running debate over the risks and benefits of e-cigs. Earlier this year the Therapeutic Goods Administration rejected an application to exempt nicotine from the risky poisons list, which was followed by a Federal Government announcement of a parliamentary inquiry into the ban on nicotin... [Full Article...]

Salmonella Kaimbu outbreak in U.S. said to be linked to Maradol papayas

Salmonella Kaimbu outbreak in U.S. said to be linked to Maradol papayas Food and Drug Administration and other regulatory agencies in their investigations and will provide any assistance possible". The company did inform the FDA of the recall, but has not issued a public statement to notify consumers. As of Wednesday night, Grande Produce had not posted any recall information on its website. Therefore, FDA is advising consumers to avoid all CaribeƱa brand Maradol ... [Full Article...]

Privacy must yield to right to life

Privacy must yield to right to life Earlier, Centre told the SC that citizens can't invoke privacy as a fundamental right as there is no provision in the Indian Constitution. "There may be a fundamental right to privacy and it has to be a qualified right since it covers diverse aspects and a sub-species of the Right to Liberty". [Full Article...]

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...]


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