Health


First baby with DNA of three parents born to overcome faulty genes
- September 29, 2016

The procedure for the unnamed Jordanian parents was conducted in Mexico and the procedure was done by a team of medical personnel from the US. The boy's mother has genes for a condition called Leigh syndrome , a neurological condition that killed her two prior children, according to the report . (more...)
Sia uses her song 'The Greatest' to endorse Hillary Clinton
- September 29, 2016

So who do you think won? Who's ahead in the polls? The biggest audience in USA television history was the 114.4 million people who watched the 2015 Super Bowl between New England and Seattle. "Hundreds of thousands of votes", Trump said, "and then I have to sit back, and you have to sit back, and hear about how those polls don't mean anything, but when they poll 300 people, that means a lot , right?" Trump was hailed by his faithful on Tuesday after a sometimes brutal debate ... (more...)
Sadiq Khan challenges Jeremy Corbyn to get Labour back into power Sadiq Khan challenges Jeremy Corbyn to get Labour back into power
- September 29, 2016

It ended a fractious four-day gathering that has exposed the deep divide between Corbyn's supporters and those who believe he can not lead the party into power . "Frankly I feel that if Labour isn't an effective opposition, isn't holding the government to account, then frankly I feel people will be very angry about that". (more...)
Baby born with DNA from 3 people is first using new technique
- September 29, 2016

In this case, the boy was delivered after a full nine-month pregnancy, New Scientist reported. A five-month-old boy is the first baby to be born using a new technique that incorporates DNA from three parents, New Scientist reveals. (more...)
A favour for a friend led to Big Sam's fall from grace
- September 29, 2016

Allardyce, who has left for a break overseas "to chill out and reflect" with his wife Lynn while the FA's governance and regulatory department scrutinises the transcripts of his comments to the Telegraph's reporters, spoke to reporters outside his home in Bolton on Wednesday and, while he acknowledged he had been foolish, suggested he had been the victim of entrapment. (more...)
Former Miss Universe strikes back
- September 29, 2016

He even remarked that Machado was 'someone who likes to eat'. I saved her job because I said, "that's going to be ruinous" and I've done that with a number of the young ladies, where I saved their job. When a reporter complimented his wife, Melania, on her appearance shortly after giving birth, Donald Trump replied: "She's lost nearly all the baby weight". (more...)
Global Colleges Ranked by Subject Global Colleges Ranked by Subject
- September 29, 2016

Times Higher Education says the data was collected from a number of sources, including the US government and the publication's own student survey and academic survey. 1 and Stanford didn't crack the top 10. The University placed higher than other East Coast schools including Lehigh University (401-500) and American University (401-500). (more...)
Canada moves to regulate vaping products to help protect young people Canada moves to regulate vaping products to help protect young people
- September 29, 2016

In a statement, the department said it is also renewing the federal tobacco control strategy for one year, giving the government time to develop a new long-term plan. The ASHLine offers free individual counseling to people who want to quit any tobacco product. There are still over 5 million tobacco users in Canada, including 4.2 million current smokers. (more...)
Benoit likely to miss rest of regular season with torn calf
- September 29, 2016

Clippard got his second save. He boasts a 2.90 earned-run average in 15 home starts, compared to 3.47 in 16 road outings. The game was the Marlins' second since the death of ace Jose Fernandez in a boating accident. Lucroy's hit made a victor of reliever Tony Barnette (7-3). And then Zeke casually homered to left field, his 6th of the season. Sam Dyson earned his 37th save. (more...)
Potent drug, U-47700, will be outlawed Potent drug, U-47700, will be outlawed
- September 29, 2016

Authorities said U-47700 is cheap and easily purchased on the internet or the streets and costs about $40 a gram online. Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi signed a temporary emergency order Tuesday outlawing the relatively new synthetic drug U-47700. (more...)
FDA Asks Public: What Is 'Healthy Food'? FDA Asks Public: What Is 'Healthy Food'?
- September 29, 2016

The federal agency requested public comments on the subject Wednesday and will accept comments through January 26. What current dietary recommendations should be reflected in the definition of "healthy"? Balentine says the hope is to encourage food manufacturers to come up with better, healthier options. (more...)
Dade to release Zika-positive trap locations Dade to release Zika-positive trap locations
- September 29, 2016

Health department officials notified residents before releasing the addresses, but at least one resident contacted the Herald after receiving a visit. Treuer said he's noticed fewer mosquitoes since intense spraying began in South Beach, but he has still been bitten while sitting outside and he'd like to see the bromeliads removed from the property. (more...)
Acne sufferers' cells may be protected against aging Acne sufferers' cells may be protected against aging
- September 29, 2016

Doctors tested white blood cells from acne affected areas and discovered the cells had longer protective caps on the end of their chromosomes. A good way of thinking about telomeres, The Telegraph says, is to compare them to the plastic caps on the ends of shoelaces which prevent them from fraying. (more...)
Can the world end rabies deaths by 2030? Can the world end rabies deaths by 2030?
- September 29, 2016

In many parts of the world, rabies is commonly known as "fear of water" (Jal-atank). Rabies has the highest death rate of any human infectious disease and essentially 100 per cent of humans who contract rabies disease will die usually very painful deaths. (more...)
Depression: Do Contraceptives Increase Risk? Depression: Do Contraceptives Increase Risk?
- September 29, 2016

As an example, women aged 20-34 who used combined oral contraceptives or the progestin-only pill were at 1.23 and 1.34 times greater relative risk of first-time antidepressant use, respectively, and similar or slightly lower estimates were found for the risk of depression diagnosis. (more...)
Saudis soften oil stance on Iran but OPEC deal still elusive
- September 29, 2016

The U.S. contract for crude oil was down 95 cents, or about 2 percent, at $44.98 a barrel, having traded roughly flat earlier in the day. OPEC agreed on Wednesday to reduce its oil output to 32.5 million bpd from the current production levels of around 33.24 million bpd, two OPEC sources told Reuters . (more...)
FDA approves device to automatically manage diabetes FDA approves device to automatically manage diabetes
- September 29, 2016

Risks associated with use of the system may include hypoglycemia, hyperglycemia, as well as skin irritation or redness around the devices infusion patch. The device "can provide people with Type 1 diabetes greater freedom to live their lives", said Dr. Jeffrey Shuren, director of the FDA's device center. (more...)
Washington levies sanctions on Chinese firm
- September 29, 2016

In addition to the Treasury Department sanctions that froze USA -based assets of the Chinese firm and the four officials, the Justice Department has also pressed criminal charges against them for "conspiring to evade us economic sanctions" and "conspiracy to launder money instruments". (more...)
WHO identifies world's deadliest countries for air pollution WHO identifies world's deadliest countries for air pollution
- September 29, 2016

Dr Gavin Shaddick of the University of Bath , who led the global research team, said: 'Globally, air pollution presents a major risk to public health and a substantial number of lives could be saved if levels of air pollution were reduced. (more...)
Massive typhoon hits eastern China, Taiwan, killing 5 Massive typhoon hits eastern China, Taiwan, killing 5
- September 29, 2016

ET) packing winds of 115 miles per hour (185 kph) with gusts of 144 kph (230 kph) and bringing extreme rainfall and the risk of landslides to the islands less heavily populated east coast, according to CNN meteorologists. In China where Typhoon Megi , the 17th typhoon to hit the region this year, has made landfall. At least 167 people were injured, including seven Japanese tourists and a local guide when their bus was bowled over by winds on a highway in central Taiwan , according to ... (more...)