Health Care

FDA approves anti-migraine drug from Novartis, Amgen

FDA approves anti-migraine drug from Novartis, Amgen Amgen Inc announced Thursday the US Food & Drug Administration has approved Aimovig or erenumab-aooe for the preventive treatment of migraine in adults. The drug is called Aimovig and is made by pharmaceutical giants Amgen and Novartis. The most common side effects reported by patients in the trials were injection site reactions and constipation. [Full Article...]

Trump didn't know the difference between HIV and HPV, Bill Gates says

Trump didn't know the difference between HIV and HPV, Bill Gates says In the new footage showing him speaking in front of an audience at a Gates Foundation event, Gates said: "He wanted to know the difference between HIV and HPV ". Shades of Billy Baldwin's fiancé supposedly being entreated by Trump to join him for a helicopter ride. Trump has a now-familiar verbal tic of referring to himself in the third person . [Full Article...]

First doses of experimental Ebola vaccine arrive in DR Congo

First doses of experimental Ebola vaccine arrive in DR Congo The ministry hopes to launch a targeted vaccination campaign by the weekend, Ilunga said, which will initially focus on individuals, including health workers, who have been in contact with the two confirmed cases. Ethiopia has established a high level national taskforce to prevent Ebola virus that has occurred in the Democratic Republic of Congo . "The senate is be reminded that the tide was ... [Full Article...]

Congo Announces 11 New Confirmed Ebola Cases

Congo Announces 11 New Confirmed Ebola Cases The WHO is also deploying 30 experts to Mbandaka to "conduct surveillance in the city and is working with the Ministry of Health and partners to engage with communities on prevention and treatment and the reporting of new cases". The scale of the previous outbreak forced several nations, including Russian Federation and China, to develop vaccines to Ebola . "Now that we are facing the Ebola v... [Full Article...]

FDA OKs first non-opioid treatment for opioid withdrawal

FDA OKs first non-opioid treatment for opioid withdrawal US WorldMeds anticipates that Lucemyra's use will go beyond those who are full-fledged addicts. Specifically, the studies will investigate the safety of Lucemyra in situations where use may last beyond the 14-day recommended treatment period, as well as what the effects may be on blood pressure after the treatment is discontinued. [Full Article...]

Royal bridal party for Meghan Markle and Prince Harry wedding revealed

Royal bridal party for Meghan Markle and Prince Harry wedding revealed Kensington Palace did not confirm that Thomas would be missing the wedding, but issued a statement asking for understanding. Today's biggest royal wedding update-aside from the ongoing saga with Meghan Markle's dad , of course-comes straight from the palace, which officially confirmed the entourage of 10 page boys and bridesmaids who will be leading the way for Markle as she heads d... [Full Article...]

Coli outbreak reaches Nebraska

Coli outbreak reaches Nebraska The report states, "It is unlikely that any romaine lettuce from the Yuma growing region is still available in people's homes, stores, or restaurants due to its 21-day shelf life". This E. coli outbreak has been considered as the largest in the USA which has shattered the families and people have been admitted to hospital due to bacteria spread causing infection and chronic health problems. [Full Article...]

Blackpool beach only one to get Blue Flag in North West

Blackpool beach only one to get Blue Flag in North West Keep Britain Tidy's chief executive Allison Ogden-Newton said: "When you enjoy a trip to a beach flying an worldwide Blue Flag or Seaside Award , you know you are on one of the safest, cleanest and very best in the country". "It is one of South Tyneside's best assets, attracting thousands of visitors every year". "Our staff and partners work extremely hard to maintain such high standards". [Full Article...]

Congo's Ebola outbreak in 'new phase' after urban case

Congo's Ebola outbreak in 'new phase' after urban case Thousands of doses of Ebola vaccine have arrived the Democratic Republic of Congo, as the country battles outbreak of the disease. Nkengasong also added the virus is for sure in a remote area of that country, challenging the health personnel´s deployment and the necessary supplies, which have raised major concern. [Full Article...]

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's relationship

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's relationship He said he had been offered up to $100,000 for interviews and been ambushed by paparazzi whose snaps had shown him buying beer and looking dishevelled. Markle Sr. said he has chosen not to attend the wedding due to fallout over a staged paparazzi photo shoot arranged by Grant, which he partook in to try and change his negative public image. [Full Article...]

IMD issues thunderstorm warning for next 72 hours in North India

IMD issues thunderstorm warning for next 72 hours in North India A huge thunderstorm lashed Delhi during the wee hours of Wednesday, pulling down trees and disrupting power supply. The police received almost 60 calls related to uprooted trees, fallen electricity polls and wall collapses across the region. [Full Article...]

Petrol crosses Rs 75 per litre in Delhi, highest since Sep 2013

Petrol crosses Rs 75 per litre in Delhi, highest since Sep 2013 Before Monday, petrol and diesel prices were last revised on April 24 when they were hiked by 13 paise each. With the changes, petrol will cost Rs 110 per litre in Kathmandu Valley. Brent crude oil had touched $79.47 a barrel, its highest since November 2014, following concerns that U.S. sanctions on Iran are likely to restrict export of crude from one of the biggest producers in the Middle Ea... [Full Article...]

Disruption in internal body clock can put your mental health at risk

Disruption in internal body clock can put your mental health at risk It was carried out by University of Glasgow researchers, who say disruption to normal circadian rhythms , which work on a 24-hour sleep/wake cycle, is associated with a greater susceptibility to mood disorders. Additionally, the study population was "not ideal" according to Dr. Aiden Doherty from the University of Oxford in England, who added that 75% of mental health disorders start before... [Full Article...]

Flood warning, watches in Racine County

Flood warning, watches in Racine County At 9:28 a.m., Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated heavy rain continuing to fall over the warned area. A flood advisory continues through Thursday for the east branch of the DuPage River in Bolingbrook, affecting Will County. Flood stage is 6.5 feet, which was reached and exceeded on Sunday. At 10 a.m., Wednesday, the stage was 8.9 feet and rising. The Kettle River above Curlew is... [Full Article...]

Award-winning Burnley gym offers free access for Mental Health Awareness Week

Award-winning Burnley gym offers free access for Mental Health Awareness Week The call to action comes from Jake Mills, Liverpool comedian and CEO of charity Chasing the Stigma (CTS), ahead of Mental Health Awareness Week (14th - 20th May 2018) - nearly five years on from his own suicide attempt. "Too many people struggling with poor mental health, such as stress, anxiety and depression, still feel they need to stay silent". That's the message from the Royal College of Nu... [Full Article...]

The Fawad Khan Connection to the Sonam Kapoor-Mahira Khan Cannes Bonding

The Fawad Khan Connection to the Sonam Kapoor-Mahira Khan Cannes Bonding Sonam opted for a Vera Wang couture gown while attending the red carpet for Hollywood movie Solo: A Star Wars Story. Another look that blew everyone's mind was this blue denim paired with white loose shirt. Sonam Kapoor married her longtime boyfriend Anand Ahuja in a big fat Punjabi wedding on May 8 2018. Whenever Sonam Kapoor Ahuja walks the red-carpet at Cannes with her "oh-so-stylish" oo... [Full Article...]

World Health Organization calls for worldwide ban on trans-fats

World Health Organization calls for worldwide ban on trans-fats The plan has been called REPLACE, an acronym for the steps involved, and targeted at governments worldwide. However, according to World Health Organization , several high-income countries have virtually eliminated industrially-produced trans fats through legally imposed limits on the amount that can be contained in packaged food, or implemented nationwide bans on partially hydrogenated oils. [Full Article...]

North Carolina AG Joins Other States In Suing Opioid Manufacturer

North Carolina AG Joins Other States In Suing Opioid Manufacturer Just one year later, Joseph had lost his job, dropped out of school and started shooting heroin. Joseph was able to get help and turn his life around ten years ago, but far too many are not. Washington Ave., Edward and Cindy Yenick, attending from Reno, said their son, Michael, was died as a result of addiction to opioids prescribed after he suffered knee and back injuries while playing football... [Full Article...]

Ireland u17 goalkeeper issues classy statement on controversial red card

Ireland u17 goalkeeper issues classy statement on controversial red card The Irish were on the verge of elimination at 4-4 until goalkeeper Jimmy Corcoran saved Daishawn Redan's penalty - only for referee Zbynek Proske to award a retake, penalise Corcoran for encroachment and give him a second yellow card. The Netherlands went on to win the shoot-out 5-4 after the game had ended 1-1. The father of the Republic of Ireland U17 player at the centre of the penalt... [Full Article...]

Nigeria name uncapped strikers for World Cup

Nigeria name uncapped strikers for World Cup He noted that Rohr had taken the bull by the horn by ensuring that dedicated and strong legs were marshalled out to represent Nigeria at the World finals in Russian Federation. China-based captain Mikel Obi leads the squad having fellow midfielders Wilfred Ndidi, Ogenyi Onazi, John Ogu, Oghenekaro Etebo, Joel Obi, Mikel Agu and Uche Agbo. [Full Article...]


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