Health


Chikungunya-Dengue may have negative impact on tourism, aviation: Assocham
- September 16, 2016

Lalit Dar of Department of Microbiology at AIIMS said, "At our laboratories, 1,360 chikungunya blood test samples have tested positive in the last till yesterday". The monsoon months often see a spike in vector-borne diseases, spread by aedes aegypti mosquitoes, which thrive in high humidity and temperatures between 25-35 degrees Celsius. (more...)
Darian Stewart, Brandon Marshall fined for hits on Cam Newton Darian Stewart, Brandon Marshall fined for hits on Cam Newton
- September 16, 2016

The NFL is going to do their investigation and I know wholeheartedly that [head athletic trainer] Ryan Vermillion and his staff did an exceptional job of protecting me along with other players. The Carolina Panthers host the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday at 1 p.m. The former head of officiating also thought that officials may have anxious that if they had taken Newton out at such a crucial time in the game, it may have influenced the outcome. (more...)
Zika Virus in Michigan Increases to 53 Cases But All Travel Related
- September 16, 2016

The report also situates the Zika and reproductive health situation alongside other countries in the Western Hemisphere. Interestingly, the team found that not all infants diagnosed with microcephaly had abnormalities show up in brain scans. (more...)
Twitter launches app to stream its videos on TV Twitter launches app to stream its videos on TV
- September 16, 2016

Rather, it offers a stream of curated visual content from the main site, as well as other Twitter properties like Vine and Periscope. But Apple TV is the only platform where you can watch live video and Tweeted video clips side-by-side. With all said and done, what do you think of Twitter's video streaming app? Twitter will reportedly get its big chance in the streaming spotlight this fall with the National Football League. (more...)
Donald Trump releases health details from physical exam Donald Trump releases health details from physical exam
- September 16, 2016

The GOP nominee's campaign released the one-page summary from Dr. Harold Bornstein, an internist and gastroenterologist at Lenox Hill Hospital, on the same day an interview with controversial TV host Dr. Dr Oz, who saw the medical record, said that Trump "without question" is healthy enough to be the President. The renewed scrutiny over each candidate's medical history and physical health comes after Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton abruptly left a 9/11 memorial service on ... (more...)
New case of mosquito-borne Zika virus reported in Israel
- September 16, 2016

Anne Schuchat, said on Thursday. The study was requested by the health ministry in Brazil, which has more than 1,800 confirmed cases of Zika-related microcephaly. Using a control group is a way for scientists to test the impact of a single variable - in this case Zika infection - between two groups that are otherwise as similar as possible. (more...)
Before energy exhibit, sanctions ease for Myanmar Before energy exhibit, sanctions ease for Myanmar
- September 16, 2016

The US Chamber of Commerce has hailed the announcement as "historic". The White House announced plans to roll back long-standing sanctions against Myanmar on Wednesday after a meeting between President Barack Obama and Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi. (more...)
Momentum shifting Trump's way in Nevada, poll finds Momentum shifting Trump's way in Nevada, poll finds
- September 16, 2016

But the Bloomberg poll is also not the first recent survey to show Trump gaining in OH, where Clinton had boasted fairly consistent leads for much of the summer. Selzer's poll fits into a trend that shows Trump tightening the race with Clinton in the state-by state and national polls. In a race between just the Republican and Democratic candidates, Clinton has 48 percent compared to Trump's 43 percent. (more...)
'Google says Chikungunya can't kill': Delhi minister's foot in mouth 'Google says Chikungunya can't kill': Delhi minister's foot in mouth
- September 16, 2016

These hospitals where free medicines are also available include Aruna Asaf Ali Hospital, Babu Jagjivan Ram Hospital, Bhagwan Mahavir Hospital and GTB Hospital. Chikungunya has claimed at least 10 lives in the national capital and the number of cases have also crossed 1,000.Nadda asked people not to panic and undergo symptomatic treatment. (more...)
Census: La Crosse County income, poverty rose in 2015
- September 16, 2016

Household incomes in the US jumped by a record amount in 2015, which also saw the biggest drop in poverty levels recorded since 1999. Starbucks said in July it would boost pay for all its employees by 5 percent later this year. The share of the population uninsured in 2014 was 10.4 percent, or 33 million people. Suburban areas had an estimated poverty-rate drop of 1 percentage point. (more...)
Trump Discusses His Weight, Stamina And Medical Record On 'Oz'
- September 16, 2016

The letter is more detailed than one he had released previously that consisted largely of platitudes. Trump said that he sometimes plays golf with New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. Ol' Doc Oz set up Trump for the big (non-) reveal, wondering with feigned curiosity why hasn't Trump released the result of his recent medical exam. (more...)
Bayer to Buy Monsanto in $65Bln Deal
- September 16, 2016

Bayer on Wednesday pledged to pay Monsanto$2 billion if the deal is blocked by regulators, an increase from the $1.5 billion fee Bayer offered in July. If approved, Monsanto will continue to be based in St. Louis. Bayer sells chemical and biologic crop protection products and the Bayer Advanced garden chemicals line. (more...)
Man Utd lose first European game under Jose Mourinho
- September 16, 2016

It's not the big dream of every big player, but we are not in the Champions League. I know that the situation is not click your fingers and everybody is flawless. Mourinho has rung the changes as he looks to balance a Europa League campaign with the rigours of the Premier League. "Okay I changed eight players, but I played with a good team". (more...)
Bridget Jones's Baby has growing pains Bridget Jones's Baby has growing pains
- September 16, 2016

In delivering Bridget's baby , Thompson's character also delivers some of the most terrific comic lines in the film; it seems fair to assume she wrote them, too. But his absence is explained with such wry humour, and newcomer Patrick Dempsey fits in so well, you have to admire what screenwriter Fielding, Dan Mazer and Emma Thompson ( who also amusingly acts as Bridget's eyebrow-raising obstetrician) have managed to pull off here. (more...)
Long Daytime Naps May Increase Risk of Type 2 Diabetes Long Daytime Naps May Increase Risk of Type 2 Diabetes
- September 16, 2016

After adjusting for potential factors, they found that a long nap of more than 60 minutes a day "significantly increased the risk of type 2 diabetes". In contrast, a shorter nap ( 60 min/day) did not appear to be associated with any increased risk. But if you nap less than an hour, the risk disappears, the researchers suggested. (more...)
Bengals at Steelers game features matchup of dynamic duos
- September 16, 2016

Those games have come down to the playoffs where the victor goes to the Super Bowl. Assuming he doesn't have any setbacks and is able to go fully on Friday, Shazier figures to play against the Bengals. "He's just got a motor", Bengals cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick said. "You have to ask somebody else to see if they have any emotional carryover". The Cowboys run this play often, and while Olivier Vernon gave Jason Witten fits last week, I don't expect the Redskins defensive ends to have ... (more...)
Julia weakens to tropical depression; second system moves west Julia weakens to tropical depression; second system moves west
- September 16, 2016

Coastal cities in Georgia and SC close to the depression may experience some rain. The storm, which did not deliver the torrential downpours and widespread flooding that was feared earlier in the week, was expected to drift off the coast for the next couple of days, the National Hurricane Center said. (more...)
Chikungunya, dengue outbreak in city could result in loss to tourism Chikungunya, dengue outbreak in city could result in loss to tourism
- September 16, 2016

According to the civic bodies, the highest dengue cases were reported in 2015 with a total of 15,876 people infected by the vector-borne disease with 60 deaths. The dengue toll too rose after the AIIMS Thursday said nine patients had died due to the disease this month. Talking about the recent casualties due to the disease, Jain said that most of diseased are old people who were already suffering with other ailments. (more...)
Analyst Forecast Highlights: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) Analyst Forecast Highlights: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT)
- September 16, 2016

U.S. based company, Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s (WMT)'s latest closing price was 6.35% from the average-price of 200 days while it maintained a distance from the 50 Day Moving Average at -1.65% and -0.82% compared with the 20 Day Moving Average. (more...)
Bayer's bid for Monsanto faces worldwide scrutiny Bayer's bid for Monsanto faces worldwide scrutiny
- September 16, 2016

Bayer shareholders appeared cautiously optimistic after worrying that the German drugs and chemicals giant could overpay, while some Monsanto shareholders said they had envisioned a higher price for the world's largest developer of high-tech crop seeds, though they acknowledged a deep trough facing the agriculture sector. (more...)