Health


Going on a roller coaster may help pass kidney stones Going on a roller coaster may help pass kidney stones
- September 29, 2016

The results of his study were published in the October 2016 issue of the Journal of the American Osteopathic Association . If you've had a kidney stone - and about 300,000 people do annually - Wartinger says that going on a coaster once a year could be preventive maintenance. (more...)
Colombia Signs Historic Peace Deal with FARC Rebels
- September 29, 2016

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and left-wing FARC rebel leader Timoleon Jimenez signed a historic peace agreement on Monday to end more than a half-century of civil war that has killed hundreds of thousands. The State Department lists the FARC as a terror organization. "The government did not defeat us, and we did not defeat them". Its captives included former presidential candidate Ingrid Betancourt and three United States military contractors, all of whom were rescued in 2008. (more...)
First 'three person baby' born using new method First 'three person baby' born using new method
- September 29, 2016

The birth of the world's first "three-parent baby", a child who carries genetic information from three different people, was recently announced. The procedure was done in Mexico by American doctors because it is not now legal in the United States. (more...)
A fungus in the gut may be a culprit behind Crohn's disease A fungus in the gut may be a culprit behind Crohn's disease
- September 29, 2016

Nearly 570,000 people in the United States suffer from the condition, and doctors have never been able to say why until now. Scientists have previously blamed ulcers and bacteria for the cause of the inflammatory disease, but this week's discovery is the first to link a fungus to the condition, and it could open the doors to new treatments. (more...)
Mexican peso a barometer for U.S. elections and risk sentiment
- September 29, 2016

Swaps traders saw the peso's rally as likely to reduce the chances that the central bank will raise interest rates at its meeting on Thursday. "Markets started to call the debate for Hillary within the first 15 minutes or so, with the Mexican peso surging in what is probably its busiest Asian session in years", said Sean Callow, a senior currency analyst at Westpac in Sydney. (more...)
New Non-Travel Related Zika Cases In Miami-Dade New Non-Travel Related Zika Cases In Miami-Dade
- September 29, 2016

Mosquitoes that spread zika are aggressive daytime biters. And there is no reason to think the virus will spread to other people or other mosquitoes at this time. Thailand has one of the highest numbers of Zika infections in the region with 349 cases recorded since January. "This is a first step toward a therapeutic that can stop transmission of this disease". (more...)
Images of suspect in 1992 Massachusetts slaying released Images of suspect in 1992 Massachusetts slaying released
- September 29, 2016

Gulluni authorized evidence previously seized in the investigation to be analyzed and used to predict the physical appearance and ancestry of the perpetrator. One image depicts a white male, with some freckling, brown or black hair, and hazel or brown eyes, at age 25. Four days after her disappearance, her body was found in woods nearby. (more...)
Cameron To Miss Bengals Game — INJURY REPORT
- September 28, 2016

Talking to him the night before, he was very ready and confident and felt like they had an wonderful week of practice and the team and the coaches were behind him 100 percent. "We just want guys to do it right", Gase said on Monday. "Dynamic athlete", Miami defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh said. How Landry consistently gets open is baffling. (more...)
Successful Macmillan coffee morning in Martley raises hundreds for charity Successful Macmillan coffee morning in Martley raises hundreds for charity
- September 28, 2016

Shoe retailer Brantano at St Catherine's Retail Park, Perth, will be opening their doors from 9am with shoppers invited to sample delicious cakes all in the name of charity. M&S stores in Perth and Inveralmond will support Macmillan by hosting coffee mornings today. A year ago over £75,000 was given to people in the county through Macmillan grants. (more...)
Dengue cases and deaths highly under-reported in Delhi says CAG report
- September 28, 2016

The report talks about the preparedness of city government, municipal bodies and others for controlling and preventing the disease. SDMC Medical Health Officer, Dr B K Hazarika, told the standing committee that after the hospitals send their data to the "Death Review Committee (DRC)", the board takes a call on how many deaths have been caused by dengue. (more...)
1 of 2 missing boaters found alive 1 of 2 missing boaters found alive
- September 28, 2016

Coast Guard began a search for the pair that covered 11,000 square miles of ocean. However, it is not only his mother who remains missing and the Coast Guard says the case is now under investigation. Linda Carman had been living in Middletown, Conn., while Nathan now lives in Vermont. At a press conference Monday, the Coast Guard said they would not resume the search for Linda, as she is presumed dead. (more...)
Registration deadline to vote in Florida is two weeks away Registration deadline to vote in Florida is two weeks away
- September 28, 2016

President Barack Obama proclaimed the first official Voter Registration Day a year ago, while marking the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act. "As citizens of this country we have a really precious right to vote and it's important that we do it", said member of the Sioux Falls League of Woman Voters, Gloria Houle. (more...)
Half of voters say Hillary Clinton has been dishonest about her health Half of voters say Hillary Clinton has been dishonest about her health
- September 28, 2016

Bardack released Clinton's laboratory results that showed "normal" readings for cholesterol, triglycerides and other key readings. "She's feeling great and I think she'll be back out there tomorrow", former President Bill Clinton said Wednesday, when he stepped in for his wife at a previous scheduled campaign event in Las Vegas. (more...)
Mother Charged with Killing Children Following Amber Alert
- September 28, 2016

Macomber probably died before the children were abducted, Richards said. His body was discovered in Allen County early Tuesday morning. Green alleged that his daughter has battled a drug addiction and he's had custody for a little over a year. (more...)
Feds release guide for providers on negotiating EHR contracts
- September 28, 2016

Government data show that about 25 percent of eligible professionals have yet to implement EHRs. In support of National Health Information Technology (IT) Week, observed September 26-30, the Louisiana Health Care Quality Forum, a private, not-for-profit organization dedicated to advancing health information technology in our state, seeks to increase awareness about the value of electronic health records (EHRs) and health information exchange (HIE) for consumers. (more...)
Texas Political Experts Analyze Presidential Debate
- September 28, 2016

Hours after her emphatic performance in the first presidential debate, Democrat Hillary Clinton today said her Republican rival Donald Trump had no real policy prescription to offer and the American people had a chance to see the difference between the two candidates. (more...)
Clinton debate seen by record 80.9 million TV viewers
- September 28, 2016

Hillary Clinton offered a relentless assault on Donald Trump's business record and qualifications to be President, but she offered little reason to believe she would lift the country out of its economic and psychological funk. The biggest audience in US television history was the 114.4 million people who watched the 2015 Super Bowl between New England and Seattle. The news was particularly good for NBC. (more...)
SpaceX unveils plan for manned Mars mission
- September 28, 2016

The gorgeous, computer-animated video will strike a chord with space fans, as it paints a vivid and seemingly realistic picture of humans journeying to the Red Planet. In March, NASA fired up its Space Launch System (SLS) for the very first time. SpaceX has made many advancements it its short lifespan, and this long-term goal of colonizing Mars is its most ambitious. (more...)
Ontario cancels plans for more green energy Ontario cancels plans for more green energy
- September 28, 2016

Thibeault said the September 1 planning outlook of the province's Independent Electricity System Operator determined Ontario already has an ample supply of electricity for the next decade. "Again we have the government that's making decisions in the interests of Liberals and their fortunes as opposed to regular people". Ontario has suspended its 930MW renewable energy procurement program, stranding dozens of development-stage wind and solar projects. (more...)
Mall shooting suspect ate with stepfather before attack Mall shooting suspect ate with stepfather before attack
- September 28, 2016

The young man accused of killing five people in a Washington state shopping mall before leading authorities on a almost 24-hour manhunt has confessed to the slayings, according to court documents released Monday. Cetin left the rifle with a 25-round magazine on a cosmetics counter before fleeing, the documents said. Cetin left in his auto and was last seen driving near Burlington Boulevard and Fairhaven Avenue. (more...)