Health Care

Brunel makes bold choice in picking Jalibert against Ireland

Brunel makes bold choice in picking Jalibert against Ireland Indeed, missing the target seemed the likely theme of what had unfolded for Ireland . As he explained after the game to the BBC , he had done this kind of thing before. They are second favourites‚ and are expected to make a winning start against a French outfit that hasn't won a Test since their last match in last year's Six Nations . [Full Article...]

People Plunge into Freezing Water to Support Special Olympics

People Plunge into Freezing Water to Support Special Olympics Louis Polar Plunges. "This is one of the more unique ways to raise money and it's kind of a thrill, it really is", Special Olympic Coach Dan Gourley. A snowy February day may not be exactly what many consider "good weather" to jump into the Wisconsin River, but a few hundred courageous souls in Wisconsin Rapids wouldn't have it any other way. [Full Article...]

Onazi backs home Eagles to win CHAN title

Onazi backs home Eagles to win CHAN title The Nigerians will meet hosts, Morocco, who earlier spanked Libya 3-0, in the final. "I must commend the team for a job well done despite coming with a great price tag". "We can get a good result against Morocco". "If you look, they have conceded only two times in this competition and that will tell you their strength at the back". [Full Article...]

Cellphone radiation likely causes no harm to humans but there's no evidence

Cellphone radiation likely causes no harm to humans but there's no evidence However, the two 10-year, $25 million studies, the most comprehensive assessments of health effects and exposure to radio frequency radiation in rats and mice to date, do raise new questions about exposure to the ubiquitous devices. Due to the unusually high levels of exposure to the radiation, the links to cancer are mostly equivocal or ambiguous, claims FDA. Jerry Phillips, a biochemist and ... [Full Article...]

Flu season has killed greater than 50 kids: CDC

Flu season has killed greater than 50 kids: CDC Brenda Fitzgerald resigning from her post as director on Wednesday following the news that she owned stock in a tobacco company. The good news comes in contrast to the USA where numbers from government reports on Friday show that one of every 14 visits to doctors and clinics were for fever, cough and other symptoms of the flu. [Full Article...]

Study tests plasma biomarkers for Alzheimer's

Study tests plasma biomarkers for Alzheimer's Some of the participants were healthy; some showed mild impairment in their cognitive skills; and some had Alzheimer's disease. The idea behind the test is to predict the presence and levels of amyloid beta in a person's brain. "I can see in the future, five years from now, where people have a regular check-up every five years after age 55 or 60 to determine whether they are on the Alzheimer's... [Full Article...]

Stocks Views And Recommendations: Celgene Corporation (CELG), The Home Depot, Inc. (HD)

It has outperformed by 4.40% the S&P500. Eventide Asset Management Llc decreased its stake in Celgene Corp ( CELG ) by 10.15% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. That activity is comparable to their recent volume average trend of almost 7.28 million shares which they recorded over a period of three months. The forward price-to-earnings ratio is a powerful, but limited to... [Full Article...]

Coffee may come with cancer warning label in California

Coffee may come with cancer warning label in California So far, 13 defendants, including 7-Eleven, have settled and agreed to post warnings, CNN reports . A lawsuit filed by the Council for Education and Research on Toxics alleges that prominent coffee sellers like Starbucks, Peet's and BP - which oversees a massive gas station chain - have failed to notify customers about the risks of acrylamide . [Full Article...]

Florida nurse's video rant on bad flu season goes viral

Florida nurse's video rant on bad flu season goes viral Please don't bring your healthy children in, especially your newborn babies into the emergency room . "Please don't come in and say 'I have a fever and I had one Tylenol and it didn't do nothing.'" she said. The nurse even gave a sarcastic demonstration of how to properly keep from spreading germs when sneezing and coughing - since so many apparently have a hard time grasping the concept. [Full Article...]

Wear Red Day event focus on women's heart health

Wear Red Day event focus on women's heart health Heart disease has been called the Silent Killer because it often has no noticeable symptoms. American Heart Health Month is recognized along with National Wear Red Day on February 2 to raise awareness. Area restaurants are joining Christiana Care Health System to celebrate Wear Red Day, Friday, February 2. WSPA Channel 7 will be broadcasting live from Union throughout National Wear Red Da... [Full Article...]

Tinder's Older Users Can't Be Charged More, Court Rules

Tinder's Older Users Can't Be Charged More, Court Rules Tinder Plus runs in the United Kingdom too, where users over 28 pay £14.99 per month compared to just £3.99 for younger users. A California appeals court has swiped left on Tinder for charging more to customers who are over 30 years old. [Full Article...]

19-year-old girl raped inside cinema hall in Hyderabad, accused nabbed

19-year-old girl raped inside cinema hall in Hyderabad, accused nabbed In a heinous incident which took place in a theater, a man raped his beloved while watching the movie. The accused has been identified as 23-year-old Kandakatla Bikshapathi who is a JCB driver. "Later, inside the theatre, he raped her by luring her with a fake promise of marriage", he said. Police said the accused took advantage of the fact that there were only a few people in the theatre and ... [Full Article...]

CDC Director's Investment in Tobacco, Drug Companies Baffles Ethics Experts

CDC Director's Investment in Tobacco, Drug Companies Baffles Ethics Experts By Thursday afternoon, 40 comments had been posted anonymously on the internal announcements board applauding her return and suggesting that her bosses at the Health and Human Services Department should just make her the permanent director. [Full Article...]

Cancer 'vaccine' eliminates tumours in mice

Cancer 'vaccine' eliminates tumours in mice A new study in mice suggests it's possible: A shot containing two compounds that stimulate the immune system was injected directly into tumors and killed those cancer cells. For mice with two tumors, injecting one tumor with the combination prevented the growth of the second one. But as the tumor grows, the cancer cells may come up with ways to suppress the activity of the T-cells, accordi... [Full Article...]

Obasanjo-proposed Coalition for Nigeria launches in Abuja

Obasanjo-proposed Coalition for Nigeria launches in Abuja The new group whose national president Sabo Odeh addressed a press conference Thursday in Abuja said the authentic Coalition for Nigeria will continue to pursue the noble objective of having credible persons to drive the Nigeria Project irrespective of differences pertaining to class, ethnicity, religious or political affiliation. [Full Article...]

Court quashes Kenya ban on broadcasters

Court quashes Kenya ban on broadcasters Chacha Mwita, a high court judge, ruled that the government must restore the transmission for the Kenya Television Network, Citizen TV and NTV, and must not interfere with the stations until a case challenging their shutdown was heard. "This is harassment and intimidation by the government". The ministry stated that the move was a loosely organised coalition of opposition lawmakers and it had ... [Full Article...]

Kim Kardashian Sends New Perfume to All Her Enemies, Including Taylor Swift

Kim Kardashian Sends New Perfume to All Her Enemies, Including Taylor Swift According to the colour coding of Kim's Post-It notes here, we have a feeling blue is for her "haters", while purple and pink are for BFFs. The last includes unlikely rival Sarah Michelle Gellar - who tweeted back in 2014 that she was " cancelling my Vogue subscription " after Kim , 37, and Kanye's cover that year. [Full Article...]

VFW post sticks to National Football League boycott for Super Bowl

VFW post sticks to National Football League boycott for Super Bowl It was passed the next day. "But their shabby treatment of AMVETS exposes the hypocrisy of that excuse". The resolution is not the only step Shafer is taking to address the AMVET situation. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has publicly responded by saying the league respects the players' rights to free speech, while also expressing strong desire for respect of the anthem. [Full Article...]

Twelfth Time's A Charm: Canadian National Anthem Is Officially Gender Neutral

Twelfth Time's A Charm: Canadian National Anthem Is Officially Gender Neutral The successful bill was first introduced in 2016 by Liberal MP Mauril Bélanger, who died later that year. The Bill, which passed quickly through its first three readings, had been stalled in the Senate for 18 months by a Conservative filibuster. [Full Article...]

Los Angeles police say middle school shooting was accidental

Los Angeles police say middle school shooting was accidental Fire department spokesman Erik Scott says a 15-year-old boy shot in the head Thursday morning is in critical but stable condition. She is also expected to make a full recovery. Throughout the morning and early afternoon Thursday, scores of parents anxiously awaited word on their children. Tyresha McNair was standing at the corner of Beverly Boulevard and Loma Drive with her young niece seeking i... [Full Article...]


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