Health Care

WHO Issues Alarming Report On Coming Shortage Of Antibiotics

WHO Issues Alarming Report On Coming Shortage Of Antibiotics The WHO and the Drugs for Neglected Diseases Initiative have started the Global Antibiotic Research and Development Partnership in order to address the growing problem. According to the report, there is a serious lack of new antibiotics in development to combat the increasing threat of antibiotic resistance and this is now a "global health emergency". [Full Article...]

Avoiding Continuous Dieting May be Key to Weight Loss

Avoiding Continuous Dieting May be Key to Weight Loss We certainly think part of the reason this diet is working is because of the rest periods. Prof Byrne continued to say that researchers in the past had shown as dieting continued weight loss became more hard. They repeated their cycle for 30 weeks, promising 16 full weeks of dieting , like the first group. And while it's common to regain a few pounds after returning to previous eating habit... [Full Article...]

Lady Gaga Postpones European Tour

Lady Gaga Postpones European Tour She tweeted that she will tell her story in more depth when she feels stronger, adding that she is disappointed to see people online suggest she was being "dramatic" about her health struggles. The feature-length documentary, " Gaga: Five Foot Two ", is directed by Chris Moukarbel (" Me at the Zoo " and " Banksy Does New York "). " Lady Gaga is devastated", Live Nation said in a statement . [Full Article...]

Hepatitis A outbreak declared in Los Angeles County

Hepatitis A outbreak declared in Los Angeles County Hepatitis A is typically spread when people eat contaminated food or water; more rarely, the virus is transmitted person-to-person through the "fecal-oral route", she explained. "Vaccination is the best protection against Hepatitis A. With this in mind, our outreach teams and clinics are offering free vaccine to persons who are homeless, active drug users, and those who provide services and suppor... [Full Article...]

First human West Nile Virus death reported in IL for 2017

First human West Nile Virus death reported in IL for 2017 A Kankakee County resident has died of West Nile virus, the first IL resident to die of the mosquito-borne illness this year. IDPH was reporting 37 human cases in IL as of this publication. You can find more information on preventing West Nile Virus here. Symptoms include fever, nausea, headache and muscle aches that last from a few days to a few weeks. [Full Article...]

Nurses removed from duty investigated over 'sick' pictures with newborn babies

Nurses removed from duty investigated over 'sick' pictures with newborn babies The viral post, that has been shared over 185,000 times, shows screenshots taken from the employees' Snapchat account. The Naval Jacksonville Hospital announced they have "removed" several employees after images and videos surfaced of nurses inappropriately handling newborn babies and making obscene gestures, per the Miami Herald. [Full Article...]

Moon: Korea-US Alliance Remains Ironclad Despite Differences

Moon: Korea-US Alliance Remains Ironclad Despite Differences The official Xinhua news agency said the joint exercises will take place between Peter the Great Bay, just outside of the Russian far eastern port of Vladivostok, not far from the Russia-North Korea border, and into the southern part of the Sea of Okhotsk, to the north of Japan. [Full Article...]

WAFU Cup: Nigeria defeats Ghana to progress to Semi-Finals

WAFU Cup: Nigeria defeats Ghana to progress to Semi-Finals The Black Stars have claimed 19 wins - compared to 11 for the Super Eagles - and outscored their opponents 72 goals to 44 in the process. The Super Eagles will meet the victor in group B. Okpotu put Nigeria ahead on 52 minutes before Eneji, who was voted the Most Valuable Player of the game, doubled the lead just three minutes after. [Full Article...]

Trump begins talks with Democrats about congressional help for DACA

Trump begins talks with Democrats about congressional help for DACA According to a senior GOP aide speaking on condition of anonymity, the speaker's office has pulled together key members of committees that will play a role in any immigration policy. He said the next step would be to meet with White House staff to determine "a border security package we can all agree upon". But DREAMers are uncertain if the President will be on board with a legislative option to ... [Full Article...]

Kate Walsh Opens Up About Having a Brain Tumor

Kate Walsh Opens Up About Having a Brain Tumor I love to work hard and do 800 things at once, and this was a really awesome lesson in just submitting to the process of healing. My mother gave me rosary beads, my friend gave me a stuffed animal to go into surgery with... "It was insane. The whole situation was so overwhelming, and I was just so relieved to know there was something wrong, that it wasn't just my imagination and that my instincts ... [Full Article...]

New report cites risks youths face when getting tattoos and piercings

New report cites risks youths face when getting tattoos and piercings All, of course, depending on where the tattoo or body piercing is located. Breuner recently took her daughter to get her belly bottom pierced with a person that "had been a surgical tech before he chose to do piercings". "Tattoos and body piercings are an increasingly popular form of self-expression, but it is important for young people to carefully consider the consequences and potential risks as... [Full Article...]

Al Qaeda Shumon Haque Arrested by Delhi Police Special Cell

Al Qaeda Shumon Haque Arrested by Delhi Police Special Cell This 27-years-old individual was arrested near Vikas Marg yesterday following a tip-off by Delhi Police's Special Cell, said the police official. It was further learnt that "Raju Bhai" is in Delhi and is attempting to recruit people for the objective of jihad, said Pramod Singh Kushwah, the Deputy Commissioner of Police (Special Cell). [Full Article...]

Arjan Singh's body taken for last rites

Arjan Singh's body taken for last rites Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman paid her tributes to Marshal of IAF, Arjan Singh . Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited his home on Sunday evening and extended condolences to his family. The funeral procession of the sole Marshal of the Indian Air Force, Arjan Singh, is now underway in the national capital on Monday. Singh's body was being taken to the Brar Square crematorium on a gun c... [Full Article...]

Tropical Storm Lee weakens to a depression

Tropical Storm Lee weakens to a depression Tropical storm watches for this system have been issued for St. Lucia, Martinique, Dominica , and Guadeloupe. As the storm continues its path, it could "affect the British and U.S. It will be interesting to wait and watch what the other two tropical storms have in store for the areas that are likely to be affected. But the storm's exact track will directly affect any local impacts , so st... [Full Article...]

Power Restored to 4.8 Million Floridians Impacted by Hurricane Irma

Power Restored to 4.8 Million Floridians Impacted by Hurricane Irma The house was still without power on Friday afternoon. The company has restored power to more than 4.1 million customers within six days and remains focused on the remaining 300,000 customers affected. "That is not our intent". About 80 percent or more of people residing in several countries tucked into the northeast corner of the state were also without power as of the morning of Sept... [Full Article...]

Poor Diet can lead to Early Death- Study finds

Poor Diet can lead to Early Death- Study finds Some countries in particular stand out: Ethiopia, the Maldives, Nepal, Niger, Portugal and Peru have seen large increases in life expectancy beyond what would be expected based on the country's level of development, the study's authors wrote. [Full Article...]

8 dead after Florida nursing home left with no A/C from Irma

8 dead after Florida nursing home left with no A/C from Irma The deaths are under investigation as criminal homicides. At least six people died of apparent carbon monoxide poisoning from generators in Florida . That patient was transported to a hospital, police said. "It's going to be tough to tell how much was the heat and how much of it was they were sick already", Mallak said. [Full Article...]

49ers' Pierre Garcon faces uphill battle against Seahawks in Week 2

49ers' Pierre Garcon faces uphill battle against Seahawks in Week 2 Cornerback Richard Sherman did not practice Wednesday or Thursday while nursing a hamstring injury, according to the team's official injury report. "I feel like he's had his best day today", Shanahan said on Friday. They legitimately got broken up. And yet the Seahawks had chances to win the game. So I was convinced that we were going to go out and have a real solid game. [Full Article...]

S Korea To Continue Humanitarian Aid To N Korea

S Korea To Continue Humanitarian Aid To N Korea In a statement, Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano urged North Korea to "cease its provocative and highly risky actions that threaten the peace, stability and security of the region". Kim said the "combat efficiency and reliability of Hwasong-12 were thoroughly verified, operation members' capacity for actual war is also very ideal and the work for increasing combat power of Hwasong-12 ... [Full Article...]

More Florida Keys residents return home to survey Irma's destruction

More Florida Keys residents return home to survey Irma's destruction Some of the patients admitted to nearby Memorial Regional Hospital had temperatures of up to 106 degrees, hospital officials said Thursday. The nursing home told the Broward County Emergency Operations Center that it had lost power, according to a statement by the center. [Full Article...]


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