Health Care

Man held over stab death of grandfather, 83

Man held over stab death of grandfather, 83 More than 100 police officers joined an investigation after Peter Wrighton's body was found in woodland in Norfolk. A Home Office post mortem examination concluded Mr Wrighton, from Banham, died as a result of multiple stab wounds to his neck and head. [Full Article...]

Estrada pitches 7 scoreless innings in Blue Jays' win over Yankees

Estrada pitches 7 scoreless innings in Blue Jays' win over Yankees Right-handed reliever Leonel Campos was recalled from triple-A Buffalo in a corresponding move. After a brief Toronto rally narrowed the gap to one run, NY (60-52) reeled off two runs in the eighth inning and three in the ninth with Jays reliever Taylor Cole , in his major league debut, suffering the worst of it. [Full Article...]

Risky drinking is rising rapidly in the US

Risky drinking is rising rapidly in the US The new findings are based on face-to-face interviews with nationally representative samples of adults in 2001-2002 and 2012-2013. Though the study reflects stark increases among the population overall, the most noticeable rises were in various population subgroups. [Full Article...]

Jonathan storms PDP's Non-elective convention, says 'party is back on track'

Jonathan storms PDP's Non-elective convention, says 'party is back on track' The None-Elective Convention of the party, which narrowly survived being stopped by the court, was said to have been mandated to discuss the possibility of suspending the erring members. I have no reason whatsoever to leave the party. We look forward to more of your hard work and commitment as we all embark on the journey of recapturing the lost glory of our great party, the PDP. [Full Article...]

IAS officer hailing from State kills self

IAS officer hailing from State kills self Reports said that Mukesh Pandey had left Buxar two days ago, informing the officials that he would be visiting Patna. "He was a capable administrator and a sensitive officer". He said the State government has made arrangements to bring the body to the city tomorrow. "The family has been informed", said Randhir Singh Deputy Superintendent of Police, GRP, Ghaziabad. [Full Article...]

TSX closes 143 points lower, gold rises amid US-North Korean tensions

In Singapore, the stock market is closed for a public holiday to celebrate the country's National Day. "The North Korea situation appears to be the culprit". Low U.S. Treasury yields are also weighing on the dollar. Later on Friday, investors will look to U.S. July consumer price data for hints on the Federal Reserve's policy outlook and near-term moves in the dollar. [Full Article...]

New mother sues hospital after suffocating baby

New mother sues hospital after suffocating baby He was 10 days old. The grieving mother alleged that the hospital is at fault after nurses brought the baby into her room to breastfeed at around 3 a.m., after she was heavily medicated with Ambien and Vicodin. The lawsuit says Jacob was born via C-section and was a healthy baby boy with no conditions. She says that night, in particular, she was given a combination of narcotic painkillers and ... [Full Article...]

Hundred-year-old fruitcake found in 'excellent condition' among Antarctic artefacts

Hundred-year-old fruitcake found in 'excellent condition' among Antarctic artefacts Although the cake's tin was rusted, the team said it was in "excellent condition" and smelled edible. It's been documented that Scott liked this particular brand of cake. "It [the fruitcake] is an ideal high-energy food for Antarctic conditions, and is still a favourite item on modern trips to the ice", she said. The fruitcake apparently looked and smelled nearly edible. [Full Article...]

5 deaths reported while using weight loss balloon treatment, FDA says

5 deaths reported while using weight loss balloon treatment, FDA says The procedure involves a liquid-filled balloon placed in the stomach to make the patient feel more full and eat less. The FDA said the deaths occurred from some time in 2016 to the present and have issued the warning as a precautionary measure, as the regulatory body has yet to directly link the intragastric balloons to the cause of death. [Full Article...]

Chelsea have 'problems' but Conte doesn't want sympathy

Chelsea have 'problems' but Conte doesn't want sympathy I'm not looking for sympathy. Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger had an answer, pointing to Chelsea sending numerous players out on loan, but Conte insisted: "I'm not looking for sympathy of any coaches for this situation". A Chelsea spokesperson then intervened, saying: "Nothing to report on that". An ankle knock Pedro sustained in the Community Shield penalty shootout loss to Arsenal coul... [Full Article...]

Uncapped Gamage called up for third Test

Lahiru Gamage has also been recalled to the squad in order to strengthen the bowling unit of the Sri Lankan team. And to add to that, a visiting team has won just a single Test at this venue when Pakistan came out victorious in 2015. Captain Dinesh Chandimal, who was out of the first Test due to pneumonia, said that a consolation victory over India would help put the smiles back on his players'... [Full Article...]

Billy Big Rigger! 'Platooning' Self-Driving E-Trucks Next on Tesla's List

Reuters has seen email discussions of potential road tests being negotiated between the company, which for a brief period this year was named the most profitable auto company in America, and the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). [Full Article...]

Minnesota uses T-shirt cannon to surprise walk-on with scholarship

Minnesota uses T-shirt cannon to surprise walk-on with scholarship Fleck posted the video on his Twitter account Wednesday afternoon. He introduces Kyle Tanner, who's recovering from a bone marrow transplant, and asks him about his favorite player. Justin had no idea what Kyle, and coach Fleck, had in store as thanks for his giving back. He has never appeared in a game in his Gophers career, but will never forget this moment. [Full Article...]

West Nile virus found in Walnut Creek bird, Byron mosquitoes

West Nile virus found in Walnut Creek bird, Byron mosquitoes There are no vaccines to prevent or medications to treat the West Nile Virus, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control. Humans can't get the virus from each other or from birds. More than 30 cases have been reported in some years, Louisell said. According to yesterday's advisory, batches of mosquitoes are testing positive for the virus in the county, and DuPage isn't the only county ... [Full Article...]

Pig-to-human organ transplant 'two years away'

Pig-to-human organ transplant 'two years away' If pig organs were shown to be safe and effective, "they could be a real game changer", said Dr. David Klassen, chief medical officer at the United Network for Organ Sharing , a private, nonprofit organization that manages the nation's transplant system. [Full Article...]

President Trump calls opioid crisis 'national emergency'

President Trump calls opioid crisis 'national emergency' At a Bedminster, N.J., news conference with Vice President Pence, Trump said he planned to spend a lot of time and money on addressing the opioid epidemic . Ryan, Co-Chairman of the Congressional Addiction, Treatment and Recovery Caucus was one of the several lawmakers to sign a letter calling on the President to declare the epidemic a national emergency. [Full Article...]

Swiss franc eases slightly after spiking on North Korea tensions

Swiss franc eases slightly after spiking on North Korea tensions Experts say Japan does not now have the capability to shoot down a missile flying over its territory headed for Guam. " North Korea was fodder for the overnight trade, and as we headed into today we haven't seen any more saber-rattling", said JJ Kinahan, chief market strategist at TD Ameritrade. [Full Article...]

Marmite Could Prevent Miscarriage And Birth Defects, Says 'Breakthrough' Study

Marmite Could Prevent Miscarriage And Birth Defects, Says 'Breakthrough' Study A genomic analysis revealed that both parents carried a mutation in a gene involved in the production of NAD - a vital molecule that contributes to energy production, DNA fix, and cell communication. "We need to identify those women at risk and identify a safe level of niacin for them to take to prevent miscarriages and birth defects". "And the prevention is so simple, it's a vitamin". [Full Article...]

Pakistani lepers' light Dr Ruth Pfau no more

Pakistani lepers' light Dr Ruth Pfau no more Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa responded to the demise of Dr Ruth Pfau saying she will be remembered as the ambassador for humanity. Pfau, who was known locally as Pakistan's Mother Teresa, came to the southern port city of Karachi in 1960 and spent half a century taking care of some of the country's sickest and poorest people. [Full Article...]

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...]


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