Health Care

Marijuana use triples risk for hypertensive death

Marijuana use triples risk for hypertensive death The study also revealed marijuana users have a 3.42 times higher risk of a high blood pressure-related death than non-users. Cardiovascular diseases constitute the leading cause of death worldwide , despite a lot of them being preventable. [Full Article...]

Bryant could be reinstated to National Football League in near future

Bryant could be reinstated to National Football League in near future The NFL on Wednesday informed all parties that Bryant can resume full activities with the Steelers immediately after satisfying the terms of his conditional reinstatement from four months ago. Due to multiple violations of the NFL substance abuse policy Bryant has twice been suspended by the league. He particularly emerged as a weapon for Ben Roethlisberger in 2015, posting 50 receptions, 765 ... [Full Article...]

Postal vote on gay marriage triggers furore

Senator Cormann said the government's advice was there were no constitutional or legal problems with the postal vote, which if passed would lead to a marriage law change being brought to parliament. 'My prediction, and it's only a prediction, is that in the plebiscite, whichever of the two forms it takes, more people will vote yes than no, ' Senator Brandis said on Tuesday night. [Full Article...]

Tillerson in Thailand to convince Bangkok to isolate Pyongyang

Tillerson in Thailand to convince Bangkok to isolate Pyongyang He was referring to Resolution 2371, passed on Saturday, which targets North Korea's primary exports and other foreign revenue sources. The foreign minister said the statement was not meant merely to pressure North Korea but to address the issue constructively. [Full Article...]

Sebastian Gorka: "The Ball is in Pyongyang's Court"

Sebastian Gorka: The idea that reporting suspicious incidents could leave people being labeled as "Islamophobic" has to end, Gorka said . "The question of who does it, when people fake hate crimes in the last six months with some regularity, it's wise to find out what's going on before you make statements when they could turn out to be not who you are expecting", Gorka quickly interjected, interrupting the r... [Full Article...]

Mylan cuts forecasts on delays in new drugs

Mylan cuts forecasts on delays in new drugs Continued delays in launching the two high-profile generics, however, means there is little to distract investors from a tightening price environment in the U.S. Mylan executives said Wednesday that the company planned to submit a response to the FDA's concerns regarding Advair in the next few weeks. The company said North American sales for its EpiPen Auto-Injector fell more than expected in the ... [Full Article...]

Colon cancer deaths on the rise

Colon cancer deaths on the rise This may help explain why women generally have higher levels of empathy and self-control but are also at higher risk of brain disorders like depression, anxiety, and Alzheimer's disease. It is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in America and it's on the rise. Center officials are calling for people to take the results into consideration when receiving cancer treatment to gauge the charac... [Full Article...]

Your Favorite Cocktail Might Be Poisoning You

Your Favorite Cocktail Might Be Poisoning You The Alcoholic Beverages Division reminds businesses they can not serve Moscow Mules in mugs with a copper interior. You can spot a Moscow Mule cocktail from across the bar by its cheery copper mug, frosted with cold on the outside, filled with ginger beer, vodka and a wedge of lime. [Full Article...]

Glen Campbell, Country Music Legend And Guitar Prodigy, Dies At 81

Glen Campbell, Country Music Legend And Guitar Prodigy, Dies At 81 Campbell's all-round appeal lay in the way he effortlessly bridged the worlds of country music and pop, The Times says, adding the star would say he was "not a country singer, but a country boy who sings". The two became friends while filming the western. Prior to meeting Woollen, Campbell made headlines with his high-profile relationship with country singer Tanya Tucker, who was 22 years his j... [Full Article...]

Wire from dental braces removed from woman's bowel after ten years

Wire from dental braces removed from woman's bowel after ten years A decade after her braces were taken out, a woman needed to have a piece of dental wire removed from her intestine. That puzzled her doctors, who said it was unusual that the decade-old piece of her braces just now started causing pain. [Full Article...]

Injured in Israeli Strikes on Gaza

Injured in Israeli Strikes on Gaza Israel, however, has blamed the islamist Hamas movement, which controls the palestinian enclave, and bombard usually the bases of its military wing in retaliation. "He has a fractured skull and is unconscious in the ICU", Sahbani said. "The IDF holds the Hamas terrorist organization exclusively responsible for the occurrences in the Gaza Strip", the IDF Spokesperson said in a statement. [Full Article...]

North Korea threatens to strike US military base at Guam

North Korea threatens to strike US military base at Guam The dictatorship has attracted widespread condemnation after refusing to step back from aspirations of becoming a fully-fledged nuclear power, despite strong warnings from members of the UN Security Council. The United Nations Security Council unanimously approved new sanctions-with the rare support of Russian Federation and China-to ban coal and other exports to North Korea valued at more than ... [Full Article...]

Playing action video games can actually harm your brain

Playing action video games can actually harm your brain Gregory West, an associate professor of psychology at the Université de Montréal , says the neuroimaging study, published Tuesday in the journal Molecular Psychiatry , is the first to find conclusive evidence of grey matter loss in a key part of the brain as a direct result of computer interaction. [Full Article...]

SC constitutes 3-judge bench to hear petitions in Ayodhya dispute

SC constitutes 3-judge bench to hear petitions in Ayodhya dispute Thakur said that Dr. Swamy's plea to "rebuild" the Ram temple would be sent to the appropriate Bench dealing with the Ramjanmabhoomi title dispute appeals. Several meeting of party's minority wing have been held recently in Lucknow and Faizabad, where Sunni Waqf Board and Babri Masjid Action Committee were accused of creating differences between the people. [Full Article...]

Recall of papayas linked to salmonella outbreak expanded

Recall of papayas linked to salmonella outbreak expanded This takes an average of two to four weeks, according to the CDC. The FDA was more specific in its outbreak update on Monday evening. The FDA is now advising that consumers dispose of all Maradol papayas grown on the Carica de Campeche farm in Mexico which is believed to be the source of the outbreak. [Full Article...]

Disturbance resolved after prison takeover

Disturbance resolved after prison takeover Six inmates took keys from correctional officers during a "recreation call" at the Maximum Security Unit in Tucker around 3:30 p.m. Monday, according to an initial statement from Graves. The Tucker Unit high security prison is located off Arkansas 15 in Jefferson County about 25 miles northeast of Pine Bluff, Ark. The department said it was not informed of the shots fired until it was reporte... [Full Article...]

'Breakthrough' microchip technology helps heal wounds, nerves and organ damage

'Breakthrough' microchip technology helps heal wounds, nerves and organ damage The TNT treatment process starts with a dime-sized silicon chip being placed on the surface of the skin. By the second week, active blood vessels had developed, and by the third week, the legs of the mice were saved-without using any other form of treatment. [Full Article...]

Posting lots of photos on Instagram could be a sign of depression

Posting lots of photos on Instagram could be a sign of depression The researchers from the University of Vermont and Harvard University claim their algorithm's detection rate is 70%, adding that it is "more reliable than the 42% success rate of general-practice doctors diagnosing depression in person". Depression can reveal itself in social media images in the same way sighs and slumped shoulders may betray sadness, a study suggests. That matches the researc... [Full Article...]

New West Nile Virus Case reported in Hinds County

New West Nile Virus Case reported in Hinds County Residents are asked to report fresh carcasses of birds to the California West Nile Virus Hotline at westnile.ca.gov or by phone at 877-WNV-BIRD. The species of mosquito carrying West Nile Virus can be found in a wide variety of places, such as old tires, stagnant pools of ground water, artificial containers, or catch basins. [Full Article...]

Mayo Clinic tops annual Best Hospital rankings

Mayo Clinic tops annual Best Hospital rankings In the 2017-2018 rankings , Ohio State is recognized as a national leader in seven specialties, including: ear, nose and throat (otolaryngology ); nephrology ; cardiology and heart surgery; neurology and neurosurgery ; cancer ; pulmonology ; and diabetes and endocrinology . [Full Article...]


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