Health


European Union to extend investment plan until 2022 to boost growth
- September 15, 2016

Juncker's highly centralising commission has come under heavy fire from Eurosceptic parties - in founding states such as France and the Netherlands in the west and governments in newer eastern members such as Hungary and Poland - for pushing too hard for integration at the expense of national freedoms. (more...)
2 more Zika cases in Iloilo City - DOH
- September 15, 2016

It is understood a person was treated as recently as last week. "Our results remove any lingering doubt that the Zika virus is incredibly risky to the developing fetus, and provides details as to how the brain injury develops", said study author Dr. (more...)
Phoenix police: Officers struck by vehicle; driver in custody Phoenix police: Officers struck by vehicle; driver in custody
- September 15, 2016

The three officers involved in the incident are not being named, but have been described as a 41-year-old police sergeant who suffered a broken leg, a 36-year-old veteran officer who had minor injuries and a 33-year-old officer. Suddenly, the lights on the red sedan turn on and the auto races across the lot at the three officers. Two employees working inside the QT at the time also say they feared they were going to be hit when the vehicle came plowing toward the store. (more...)
ORC polls: Trump's national gains extend to Florida, Ohio ORC polls: Trump's national gains extend to Florida, Ohio
- September 15, 2016

But coming off a post-convention bounce, Clinton led in almost every poll of OH and Florida taken during August. It has a margin of error of 3.5 percent. The Republican National Committee says it has 1,000 trained volunteers to go with its employees. Bloomberg reported that OH has "backed the winning presidential candidate in every election since 1964". (more...)
Co-op to leave New Jersey health exchange marketplace
- September 15, 2016

Earlier in the day, the president sent a letter to all companies offering coverage in Affordable Care Act's insurance exchanges. President Barack Obama says he knows that progress in reducing the uninsured rate hasn't been without challenges. (more...)
Flight diverted to Denver over Flight diverted to Denver over "security concern"
- September 15, 2016

Denver police and the FBI were investigating the incident, the airline said. The flight took off from Newark at 6:50 p.m. According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation in Denver, a passenger saw a suspicious device on the flight and the flight was diverted to Denver. (more...)
Dubai's Apple store to begin selling iPhone 7 on Sept 17
- September 15, 2016

The material is said to be extremely durable and light. Granted, I'm still in the getting-to-know-you phase with iOS 10, but I dearly miss the slide-to-unlock gesture that I've been conditioned for years to use to unlock my iPhone. During the IFA 2016 event which was held in Berlin, followers of Apple were happy to announce and launch the iPhone 7 alongside the iPhone 7 Plus, then attracting the interest of worldwide carriers handsomely. (more...)
Clinton Releases New Medical Information After Pneumonia Diagnosis Clinton Releases New Medical Information After Pneumonia Diagnosis
- September 15, 2016

De Blasio was with Clinton at Sunday's 9/11 ceremony and spoke with her before she abruptly departed the ceremony because she felt overheated. Thetwo-page single-spaced letter reveals more details about Clinton's health in an effort to dispel rumors and insinuations that her medical problems are more severe than a treatable case of pneumonia. (more...)
UK nurse who contracted Ebola cleared of misconduct charge UK nurse who contracted Ebola cleared of misconduct charge
- September 15, 2016

The nurse, from Halfway, Cambuslang, contracted Ebola while working as part of a British team at the Kerry Town Ebola treatment centre in 2014. She has been hospitalized twice more with complications. Ms Thompson acknowledged Ms Cafferkey was acting for the public good by providing humanitarian assistance in Sierra Leone. It was claimed she had not acted to correct an inaccurate temperature recording on a form which she had not filled out after arriving at the end of a 22-hour journey, ... (more...)
Clinton campaign releases new health information Clinton campaign releases new health information
- September 15, 2016

Asked why she had taken more than 48 hours to disclose the diagnosis, Ms Clinton told CNN on Tuesday that she "didn't think it was going to be that big a deal". The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute defines obesity as a body mass index of 30 or more, and overweight as a BMI of 25 to 29.9. Additionally, Hillary has made public almost 40 years of tax returns over her lifetime. (more...)
Google Maps' App Adds Alternatives to Booking an Uber Ride Google Maps' App Adds Alternatives to Booking an Uber Ride
- September 15, 2016

A button for ordering a Lyft ride will now appear inside the Google Maps app along with a similar one for ordering a Gett ride in New York City, the only USA city where Gett operates. Various types of services offered by each partner, including Lyft Line or Uber Pool, are also listed. A Lyft spokesman offered a similar explanation, but declined to comment on whether it has a financial arrangement with Google. (more...)
British lawmakers face uncertain future under new boundary proposals British lawmakers face uncertain future under new boundary proposals
- September 15, 2016

Great Grimsby MP Melanie Onn was in particular scathing about the proposals, suggesting that the government was ignoring millions of voters for politically motivated reasons. WORCESTER would be largely unchanged under plans to redraw the electoral map in the United Kingdom revealed today (Tuesday). "Although I was aware that Derbyshire was likely to lose one of its seats, the details of the plans make absolutely no sense", she said. (more...)
Cambridge nets £114 million of funding from the NIHR for health research Cambridge nets £114 million of funding from the NIHR for health research
- September 15, 2016

Manchester researchers impressed an worldwide panel of experts with their "unique" proposals, which they say will speed up the development of early-stage research into tests and treatments. In total, the NIHR announced grants to 20 NHS trusts, in partnership with local universities, with a total value of £816m. Mental health research will see funding increase to almost £70 million, dementia to over £45 million, deafness and hearing problems will receive over £15 million and antimicrobial ... (more...)
Dust in your house may have toxic chemicals, study says Dust in your house may have toxic chemicals, study says
- September 15, 2016

Zota said the chemicals are released into the air and then seep into dust that settles on furniture and floors. In addition, it can be extremely hard to associate specific health problems with a specific chemical exposure. Scientists from George Washington University found dozens of the toxic chemicals had made their way into dust. Phthalates were found in the highest concentration with a mean of 7,682 nanograms per gram of dust - an amount that was several orders of magnitude above the ... (more...)
Actor Emraan Hashmi urges fans to stay away from piracy
- September 15, 2016

Now piracy Targets Emraan Hashmi's upcoming film, Raaz Reboot . It co-produces and produces films, as well as exploits and distributes films in India through music release, theatrical distribution, DVD and VCD release, television licensing, and other new media distribution avenues. (more...)
Another film leaked: Emraan Hashmi's Raaz Reboot
- September 15, 2016

He wrote, "I chose to unwind a bit and go on to my social media pages". Hence when some sick soul chose to tweet that the entire film Raaz Reboot had been leaked online, the film's team went into rapid reaction without ascertaining the truth about the alleged leakage. (more...)
Treat or monitor early prostate cancer? 10-yr survival same Treat or monitor early prostate cancer? 10-yr survival same
- September 15, 2016

The new research comes against the backdrop of debate and uncertainty over how best to treat men whose prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test indicates relatively early cancer. Some 47,000 men a year are diagnosed with prostate cancer in the United Kingdom, up to 30,000 of them with a localised, low-grade form that has not spread outside the prostate. (more...)
Tropical Storm Julia forms along coast of Florida
- September 15, 2016

Julia is moving at about 6 miles per hour (9 kph), and forecasters say it will meander near northern Georgia and southern SC coastlines into Friday. The 10th named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season was an odd one: When the National Weather Service announced the formation of Tropical Storm Julia in northeastern Florida on Tuesday night, it marked one of the few known instances of such a storm developing over land rather than open water. (more...)
No new Zika cases in Singapore on Tuesday - government agency website
- September 14, 2016

There are now 126 confirmed travel-related cases of Zika reported in 18 of New Jersey's 21 counties. As of September 7, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported 2,920 cases of Zika virus disease this year in the US, and 99 percent of these cases were travel-associated, while 43 were locally acquired cases from Florida. (more...)
United Kingdom looking to European industry for support in Brexit talks -mini
- September 14, 2016

Parliament should be given a vote on triggering formal negotiations to take the United Kingdom out of the European Union , a committee of peers has concluded. He said the department would need to study how Brexit would affect the United Kingdom economy before formally starting negotiations, including an assessment of non-tariff barriers. (more...)

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