Health Care

Maina last paid in 2013- Finance minister, accountant general reveals

Maina last paid in 2013- Finance minister, accountant general reveals The ministry reportedly acted on the correspondence without the consent of the Head of Service (HoS), a clear breach of civil service procedure. Payment of salary is not made in the air, there should be a payslip. "If he has done, so let him come and prove it", he said. "He has three passports". Says if he was found to have travelled by evading immigration officers, it is an offence by law. [Full Article...]

Alivecor's Kardiaband Adds Medical Grade EKG Analyzer to Apple Watch

Alivecor's Kardiaband Adds Medical Grade EKG Analyzer to Apple Watch The device is created to capture information that can help doctors help manage atrial fibrillation, the most common heart arrhythmia that is a leading cause of stroke and affects more than 30 million people worldwide. SmartRhythm uses AI with input from the Apple Watch heart rate and activity sensors to evaluate and correlate heart rate activity with physical activity and determine if the two ar... [Full Article...]

Mimicry artist, actor Abi dies

Mimicry artist, actor Abi dies The actor gained popularity for his portrayal of a character called Amina Thatha in various comedy shows and movies. A lot of my growing up had watching his shows on TV or even seeing him live on stage shows overseas with my father. He has released more than 300 audio and video casettes of mimicry, of which De Maveli and Onathinidakku Pootu Kachavadam were the biggest hits. His son Shane Nigam is ... [Full Article...]

For The First Time In Decades, A Drug For Migraines Shows Promise

For The First Time In Decades, A Drug For Migraines Shows Promise A new study of fremanezumab , an immunotherapy that counteracts one of the molecules released during migraine, was found successful in reducing the number of days that chronic migraine sufferers experienced headaches. In half of those patients, the length that the migraines lasted were reduced by at least half. "This therapeutic approach offers new hope for people whose migraines can not be tre... [Full Article...]

Aware of political risks in my war against corruption: PM Modi

Aware of political risks in my war against corruption: PM Modi Revealing the dates for the poll campaign trail, state in-charge Bhupender Yadav said PM Modi will address seven election meetings in two days. Inaugurating the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit here, Modi said data mining after the note ban is also helping government track down those involved in corruption. [Full Article...]

First flu-related death in eastern Washington confirmed in Spokane County

First flu-related death in eastern Washington confirmed in Spokane County The vaccine in Australia has the same composition as the vaccine used in the United States. The authors of the piece predicted that the United States could potentially experience a "severe" flu season - with higher rates of flu-related hospitalization, mortality, and overall infected people. [Full Article...]

World Health Organization sounds wake-up call to counter stall in anti-malaria fight

World Health Organization sounds wake-up call to counter stall in anti-malaria fight The report also indicated that malaria death last year stood at around 445,000, a similar figure to that of the previous year. Malaria is found in more than 100 countries, mainly in tropical regions of the world. "We are not on track, and we need to get back on track". "In recent years, we have made major gains in the fight against malaria", Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the director-general of ... [Full Article...]

MP tops in crime against women

MP tops in crime against women The national average of crimes against women in states was 55.2. IPC Crimes have increased marginally by 0.9 percent (from 29,49,400 in 2015 to 29,75,711 in 2016). Some of the salient features in the report includes a new chapter on "Missing Persons & Children", in addition to first time Statistics on the seizures of Arms, Ammunitions, Drugs and Currency by CAPFs/CPOs (Assam Rifles, CISF, BSF, CRP... [Full Article...]

Sorry cat lovers, turns out dogs really are the brainier species

Sorry cat lovers, turns out dogs really are the brainier species The use, distribution or reproduction in other forums is permitted, provided the original author (s) or licensor are credited and that the original publication in this journal is cited, in accordance with accepted academic practice. Comparison of domestic and wild species suggests that the neuronal composition of carnivoran brains is not affected by domestication. Just because an animal is bigge... [Full Article...]

Supreme Court has been the voice of sanity in the Padmavati controversy

Supreme Court has been the voice of sanity in the Padmavati controversy The Supreme Court found itself in such circumstances Tuesday when it threw out a petition seeking to ban Padmavati's release overseas, and warned politicians and those in public office not to make adverse comments or to pre-judge the film when it hadn't even been viewed by the censor board. [Full Article...]

Oregon State to hire Washington's Jonathan Smith as head coach, report says

Oregon State to hire Washington's Jonathan Smith as head coach, report says Oregon State has been in the market for a new coach since Gary Andersen surprisingly stepped down in October after a 1-5 start. In that time, Washington has gone 37-16, and is 22-4 in their last two seasons. Obviously I've got great memories there and whatnot". While the Beavers' opening may not be at the top of most national lists regarding intrigue, Oregon State seemingly had a hire in place ... [Full Article...]

Florida State Kicker Ricky Aguayo vs

Florida State Kicker Ricky Aguayo vs This TMZ video would appear to call Aguayo's side of the story into contention. That goes against his claim that he was "jumped", although at one point it looks like several members took him to the ground. As they drove by during the scuffle, Aguayo was thrown into the witnesses' vehicle, they told police. Aguayo then tried to fight another man directly in front of the house, but Izzo shoved t... [Full Article...]

Pick-me-up as Viagra to be sold over the counter

Pick-me-up as Viagra to be sold over the counter Viagra Connect - created to treat erectile dysfunction - will be sold to men aged 18 and over, subject to a discussion with the pharmacist, from spring 2018. The little blue pill, as it's familiarly known, was created by British scientists at Pfizer in 1989 under the chemical name sildenafil citrate as a heart medication for the treatment of high blood pressure and angina, a type of chest pai... [Full Article...]

HIV Diagnoses Occurring More Quickly, CDC Says

HIV Diagnoses Occurring More Quickly, CDC Says According to a new Vital Signs report, the estimated median time from infection to diagnosis in 2011 was 3 years and 7 months; however, in 2015, that time was just 3 years. The study revealed that seven in 10 people at high risk for HIV infection saw a health care provider in the past year but did not get tested, signaling a missed opportunity. [Full Article...]

FDA Warns 'Bone Treats' Could Harm Your Dog

FDA Warns 'Bone Treats' Could Harm Your Dog To report a problem with a pet food or treat, visit the FDA's website: " How to Report a Pet Food Complaint ". The commercially-available treats mentioned in the reports come under various names, such as "Rib Bones", "Ham Bones", "Pork Femur Bones" and "Smokey Knuckle Bones". [Full Article...]

IFFI Members are Screening for 'S Durga'

IFFI Members are Screening for 'S Durga' Till then, you may not exhibit the film. Immediately after the CBFC order, IFFI director Sunit Tandon wrote to Sanal, notifying him that the movie will not be showcased due to the board's intervention. In response to the queries, CBFC has issued the orders attached herewith. On Tuesday, the CBFC said the makers can not exhibit the film further until the board re-examines it. [Full Article...]

Wisconsin deer harvest down slightly with fewer hunters

Wisconsin deer harvest down slightly with fewer hunters The deer hunting numbers are just preliminary but overall it looks as though fewer deer were killed and more young hunters were out in Wisconsin. Hunters checked 22,366 white-tailed deer on Monday, Nov. It asks hunters to report where they hunted, what they saw and how many hours they were out. Hunters are allowed to harvest one buck, as well as an antlerless deer for each antlerless permit th... [Full Article...]

Taylor Swift's 'Reputation' Remains Number One

Taylor Swift's 'Reputation' Remains Number One Taylor Swift's music video for Look What You Made Me Do caused plenty of discussion when it was released in late August. It also happens to be the first album by a woman to be at the top of the chart for over a week within the past year and a half. [Full Article...]

Bruce Springsteen extends Broadway run through June 2018

Bruce Springsteen extends Broadway run through June 2018 The autobiographical and theatrical presentation that brings Springsteen's 2016 memoir Born To Run to musical life was scheduled to close on February 3. Tickets for the new shows go on sale December 19, with a continuing digital lottery held after that date. If you know Bruce Springsteen , this news should not surprise you. [Full Article...]

Texas A&M reportedly looking to hire FSU's Jimbo Fisher as head coach

Texas A&M reportedly looking to hire FSU's Jimbo Fisher as head coach Kevin Sumlin arrived in Aggieland fresh off a spectacular run at the University of Houston and he delivered early. A&M, which is targeting Florida State's Jimbo Fisher as Sumlin's replacement, awaits its bowl destination and, should the Aggies win their postseason game, they will finish 8-5 for a fourth consecutive year. [Full Article...]


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