Health Care

Baby found abandoned in auto seat along Oklahoma interstate

Baby found abandoned in auto seat along Oklahoma interstate He said about 15 members of the 120-congregant church were travelling back to Ada, about 135 kilometres southeast of Oklahoma City, when the youth leader saw the auto seat. A baby was found over the weekend sitting in a vehicle seat only about 10 feet from fast-moving cars on Interstate 40, and police are now looking for answers. [Full Article...]

West Nile death toll hits 7 in LA County, officials say

West Nile death toll hits 7 in LA County, officials say Health officials in Los Angeles County warned residents on Monday to take measures to protect themselves from mosquitoes which transmit the West Nile virus . L.A. County health department has reported at least 98 people infected by the virus. Delaware's Division of Public Health Laboratory recently reported seven WNV-positive chickens from five of the Mosquito Control Section's 20 monitoring st... [Full Article...]

Sexually transmitted diseases hit another high in the US

Sexually transmitted diseases hit another high in the US Among them, chlamydia dominated new diagnoses at 1.6 million cases, followed by 470,000 cases of gonorrhea and nearly 28,000 of primary and secondary syphilis . Nationwide, gonorrhea cases reached 470,000, with a large share of new gonorrhea cases among men who have sex with men. "The number of reported STDs in California is increasing at a concerning rate", said CDPH Director and State Public ... [Full Article...]

Contract marriage racket: 3 more Oman national, kingpin Qazi arrested in Hyderabad

Contract marriage racket: 3 more Oman national, kingpin Qazi arrested in Hyderabad He was also removed as chief qazi. The police have arrested four persons, including one "Qazi", in this regard, a senior official said. A special team of the Falaknuma police successfully tracked him down. The racket was busted after a woman complained to the police that her husband with the help of some brokers "sold" their minor daughter to a 70-year-old Omani national Ahmed Abdullah. [Full Article...]

Lourdes and Mercy Health to Offer Free Flu Shots

Lourdes and Mercy Health to Offer Free Flu Shots One shot, which should be administered as early in the season as possible, will last the entire flu season, which is generally from October through May, according to health officials. Anyone 6 months and older is encouraged to get the flu vaccine. Data contained in AHS' final influenza report on the 2016-17 flu season , indicated 20 of the deaths were in Edmonton, 18 were in Calgary, 11 were in... [Full Article...]

FDA Joins Global Crackdown on Potentially Dangerous Online Drugs Sales

FDA Joins Global Crackdown on Potentially Dangerous Online Drugs Sales Among its actions, FDA issued 13 warning letters to the operators of 401 of the illegal websites that were targeted in the operation and worked with internet registrars to seize almost 100 website domain names. Interpol co-ordinated the effort known as Operation Pangea which involved over 120 countries and took place between September 12 and 19. The agency also seized almost 100 website domain nam... [Full Article...]

North Korea says Trump has declared war

North Korea says Trump has declared war While McMaster said the threat from Pyongyang is "much further advanced" than anticipated and the Pentagon said the president has a "deep arsenal" to draw upon if needed, US officials dismissed North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho's comment that President Donald Trump's warnings to Pyongyang at the United Nations amounted to a declaration of war . [Full Article...]

Top US general says North Korea military posture unchanged despite rhetoric

Top US general says North Korea military posture unchanged despite rhetoric Marine Corps General Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told a Senate committee that it was only a matter of "a very short time " before North Korea has a nuclear-capable ICBM. The Pentagon has no communication with the North Korean military, he said, telling lawmakers that USA military leaders must rely on the Chinese to defuse potential escalations. [Full Article...]

Seth Meyers rips Donald Trump for attacking National Football League athletes

Seth Meyers rips Donald Trump for attacking National Football League athletes Colbert shared one of Trump's tweets from Monday that said, "The issue of kneeling has nothing to do with race". Trump on Friday called for NFL teams to fire players who kneeled during the national anthem, and continued his attacks over the weekend as athletes and teams fired back. [Full Article...]

Student drowns while friends were busy taking selfies

Student drowns while friends were busy taking selfies A 17-year-old student who was studying at the National College in Jayanagar, Bengaluru lost his life on Sunday after drowning in a pond while his friends were busy clicking group selfies. The police are yet to question the rest of the boys who were present at the picnic spot as they were in shock. The coordinator, Girish, also could not be traced by the police despite being summoned to the stati... [Full Article...]

The Voice premiere recap: 'The Blind Auditions Premiere, Part 1'

The Voice premiere recap: 'The Blind Auditions Premiere, Part 1' At age seven, she started singing in church with her dad and eventually he set up a PA system in the living room where they would practice together trying to out-riff each other. Rounding out her wins for the night was soul singer Lucas Holiday, who won her over with his rendition of Maxwell's "This Woman's Work". His audition was all over the place, but Hudson sees something special in him. [Full Article...]

Vagus nerve stimulation showed improvement in awareness of man in vegetative state

Vagus nerve stimulation showed improvement in awareness of man in vegetative state He even shed a tear when his favorite music was played. The patient in question was a 35-year-old man who suffered a traumatic brain injury in a auto accident and had been in a vegetative state ever since, for 15 years . Ms Sirigu said: "Brain plasticity and brain fix are still possible even when hope seems to have vanished". The findings, reported in Current Biology , could challenge the ... [Full Article...]

Insured breast cancer patients end up paying more for treatment

Insured breast cancer patients end up paying more for treatment Ms Bevan says the earlier the conversation about breast health is started the better, and believes taking to girls from age 12 is appropriate. There are over 3.1 million breast cancer survivors in the USA, and the numbers continue to rise each day thanks to early detection through mammograms. [Full Article...]

Netanyahu pitches his United Nations address to one man: Donald Trump

Netanyahu pitches his United Nations address to one man: Donald Trump The new missile represents a leap forward in Iranian missile technology that puts the state of Israel right in the crosshairs. French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday said that although the 2015 Iran deal was not ideal, the global community should stick with it or risk facing another situation like North Korea. [Full Article...]

Steelers' Alejandro Villanueva 'embarrassed' he stood alone for national anthem

Steelers' Alejandro Villanueva 'embarrassed' he stood alone for national anthem Pittsburgh Steelers offensive lineman Alejandro Villanueva gained a lot of attention on social media on Sunday after being the only Steeler player to exit the tunnel and stand for the National Anthem. Even though Villanueva served in the Army, he said he is not offended by players kneeling during the anthem. "But what I do know is that dog fighting is absolutely despicable - I will always p... [Full Article...]

Rapid aid supply stressed for 'desperate' Rohingya situation

Rapid aid supply stressed for 'desperate' Rohingya situation More than 420,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh since August 25, when attacks by Rohingya militants in Rakhine state triggered a Myanmar crackdown that the United Nations has branded ethnic cleansing. YANGON, BURMA-Burma officials said Monday they have discovered at least 45 slain Hindus in three mass graves in the Southeast Asian country's conflict-torn northern Rakhine state. [Full Article...]

Robot-assisted Implant Surgery: the future?

Robot-assisted Implant Surgery: the future? The implant surgery took place on September 16 in Xian, Shaanxi, and while human medical staff were present during the procedure , they did not participate during the operation - they had completed their work prior to the surgery. According to Engadget , the team tested the robot out before the actual surgery and collected data to make any necessary adjustments to the robot before the courageous ... [Full Article...]

Rape Convict Ram Rahim Challenges CBI Court's Verdict In Haryana High Court

Rape Convict Ram Rahim Challenges CBI Court's Verdict In Haryana High Court Gurdas claimed that he and his cousin were guarding the cave on the particular day when this happened. Ram Rahim's plea said the trial court approach in the case "appears to be extraordinarily leaning towards the prosecution" which has resulted into "serious prejudice" to the presumption of innocence guaranteed to an accused by the constitution. [Full Article...]

Peepli Live Co-Director Mahmood Farooqui Acquitted Of Rape Charge

Peepli Live Co-Director Mahmood Farooqui Acquitted Of Rape Charge The high court said in today's scenario, it was expected that consent be viewed as a clear and unambiguous agreement, expressed outwardly through mutually understandable words or actions and the consent can be withdrawn by either party at any point of time. [Full Article...]

Eman Ahmed, World's heaviest woman passes away in Abu Dhabi's Burjeel Hospital

Eman Ahmed, World's heaviest woman passes away in Abu Dhabi's Burjeel Hospital Eman Ahmed , the world's heaviest woman with a weight of 500 kg, who has undergone a surgery at a hospital in Mumbai passes away in Abu Dhabi's Burjeel Hospital. On February 11, she was airlifted in a special cargo plane from the port town of Alexandria in Egypt. Eman had said that she was grateful for all the help she had received from the hospital since May, adding that her journey of weight... [Full Article...]


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