Health


National organ donor registration comes to iPhone
- July 06, 2016

The forthcoming version 10 of Apple iOS mobile operating system will allow iPhone users in the U.S.to register for organ donation through Apple's consumer-facing Health app . People can access information about organ donation and ultimately enroll directly on the national register through the health app. That's no longer the case now that Donate Life has created a national registry. (more...)
Kim K counterblasts at accusations of her photo shopped 'MILF $' video
- July 05, 2016

Head Hollywood MILF ("Mom I'd Like to Follow", thank you very much) Kim Kardashian is no stranger to public nit-picking over her physical appearance, but that doesn't mean she takes the criticism lying down. In 2014, the irritating star famously tried to "break the Internet" by posing naked for Paper magazine, whose pictorial of her also prompted similar accusations. (more...)
Pasta Can Actually Help You Lose Weight, Study Finds Pasta Can Actually Help You Lose Weight, Study Finds
- July 05, 2016

And some people completely ban it from their meals", she explained. Meanwhile, Iacoviello says fans of the Mediterranean diet can eat pasta as they would other components of the diet - in moderation. The problem, however, may come in the high fat, high salt and high sugar sauces that people put on their pasta dishes that could do the most harm. (more...)
Wiesel wrote more than 40 books about Holocaust, his life Wiesel wrote more than 40 books about Holocaust, his life
- July 03, 2016

Wiesel and his family had first been taken by the Nazis from the village of Sighetu Marmatiei in the Transylvania region of Romania to Auschwitz, where his mother and one of his sisters died. He also accompanied US President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on a tour of the Buchenwald camp. Nobel Peace Laureate Elie Wiesel is seen before participating in a roundtable discussion on "The Meaning of Never Again: Guarding Against a Nuclear Iran" on Capitol Hill in Washington on ... (more...)
David Cameron says Jeremy Corbyn should resign David Cameron says Jeremy Corbyn should resign
- June 29, 2016

Several Labour MPs have cited the possibility of a general election in the next six months - following on from the election of a new Conservative leader - as the reason why Corbyn must now consider his position. MPs have been rebelling against Corbyn since Sunday, and nearly 50 have since resigned from shadow cabinet, front bench, and aide roles. The Labour-supporting Daily Mirror tabloid was also one of the deserting forces, using up their Tuesday front page with a call for Corbyn to quit ... (more...)
Biden hosting cancer summit to try to accelerate research Biden hosting cancer summit to try to accelerate research
- June 29, 2016

In October, Biden announced he would not seek the 2016 Democratic nomination for president, signaling an end to his longstanding political career, but the beginning of an ambitious fight to end cancer. "In the last several years, I have seen social media emerge as an indispensable resource for cancer patients". We invite all stakeholders to participate in the SITC Moonshot Summit by posting comments on Twitter using #SITCSummit, #CancerMoonshot and mention @sitcancer . (more...)
Trump takes on trade deals in Pennsylvania speech Trump takes on trade deals in Pennsylvania speech
- June 29, 2016

In the speech, he pointed to China as a source of many of America's economic woes, promising to label that country a currency manipulator and slap new tariffs on America's leading source of imports, a decision with the potential to dramatically increase the cost of consumer goods. (more...)
Abortion demand 'soars' amid Zika fear
- June 29, 2016

While the primary mosquito that can carry Zika virus, Aedes aegypti , is only found in small numbers in the Lowcountry, another possible carrier, Aedes albopictus, is more common. " Zika is a new disease, and many aspects of it are still unclear", Fonseca said. For weeks now, the percentage of blood donations testing positive for Zika has been increasing in Puerto Rico, reaching as high as 1. (more...)
Abortion Demands on the Rise Over Zika Fears Abortion Demands on the Rise Over Zika Fears
- June 28, 2016

They do say, though, that the increase they observed is consistent with "the percentage of women in each country who reported such concern as their reason for seeking abortion". The funding to battle the Zika virus is facing an uphill battle. The statewide volume of travel-related Zika is now 183 cases, and there have been another 40 cases involving pregnant women. (more...)
Sexually transmitted Zika reported in state for first time Sexually transmitted Zika reported in state for first time
- June 28, 2016

Women risk serious complications following a potentially botched abortion, but the fear for their health and their unborn child's has driven these women to do what they deemed necessary. That's why the study reflects requests for services, and not pills provided or actual abortions, said Gomperts, who is a co-author of the study. The Latin American countries that are infested with the Zika virus are turning to the expertise of researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch in ... (more...)
Warren: Clinton can be trusted to fight Donald Trump
- June 28, 2016

OH and Colorado are among eight swing states where Clinton is concentrating time and advertising resources and where she is building large organizing operations. Among other attributes, Warren seems the most likely of the potential Clinton running mates to excite supporters of Sen. You'd think the idea of Hillary Clinton and Elizabeth Warren on a Democratic ticket would fire up Democratic women. (more...)
Google's Project Bloks Teaches Kids to Code Google's Project Bloks Teaches Kids to Code
- June 28, 2016

The Brain Board is built on a Raspberry Pi Zero, and provides power for the other boards, according to the blog post. In other words, kids learn to code not by typing characters onto a screen, but by snapping a series of physical blocks together. (more...)
Two in Three Americans Say Trump is Unqualified to Be President
- June 28, 2016

The other thing that jumps out of the four-way polling is this: Clinton has yet to reach 50 percent when her proper competition is included, and Trump hasn't even cracked 40. The announcement comes days after ex-campaign manager Corey Lewandowski was sacked, leaving Manafort in charge. Clinton, who had repeatedly pounded Trump as being "temperamentally unfit", finished the month with $42 million. (more...)
Health officials are hoping to spread awareness about the Zika Virus
- June 26, 2016

Heusel said the mosquito that's helping Zika spread in other countries - the yellow fever mosquito - is extremely rare here. Countries in the second group, including Argentina and Peru, saw a smaller increase of requests as well, possibly because there was local pressure to promote Zika awareness. (more...)
NKY Health Department reports first case of Zika virus
- June 26, 2016

A Dutch group that sends risky abortion drugs to women in pro-life countries says the demand has skyrocketed since the Zika virus became a world health problem. The virus is typically mild in adults, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Abortion requests in countries with local Zika transmissions increased significantly. (more...)
Men Less Likely to Use Condom with More Attractive Women, Study Finds Men Less Likely to Use Condom with More Attractive Women, Study Finds
- June 25, 2016

Writing in the British Medical Journal Open, researchers found higher condom use intentions were found in women ranked as less attractive and more likely to carry an STI. In contrast to men in the other study, the female participants displayed a higher preference for men they perceived to be of lower risk than those viewed as high-risk. (more...)
Antibodies Found Which 'Neutralise' Zika Virus
- June 25, 2016

At least four more South Carolina residents have contracted the Zika virus , according to an update from the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control. About 1 in 5 people infected with Zika will get sick. "Because of the urgency regarding the birth defect possibility with Zika , the CDC is advising us to monitor throughout the pregnancy and beyond", Perkins said, "even to the point when the children are born to check the placenta, as well as the blood for evidence ... (more...)
SanDisk launches iXpand Memory Case for iPhone 6 and 6S SanDisk launches iXpand Memory Case for iPhone 6 and 6S
- June 24, 2016

But that's one of the three versions the company is offering. The iXpand Flash Drive is available in 16GB, 32GB, 64GB, and 128GB storage options. It also comes with its own app, which will help you organize the pictures and videos you have there. (more...)
SanDisk made an iPhone case with built-in storage SanDisk made an iPhone case with built-in storage
- June 24, 2016

So you can focus on other things, not whether your phone has a charge", says the website. The case, besides protecting the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6S models, features an additional 1900mAh battery. This isn't the first time that the company releases extra storage but this protects your iPhone while it gives it more space for pictures and videos. (more...)
'The Real' Hosts Break Their Silence in First Interview Since Tamar's Firing 'The Real' Hosts Break Their Silence in First Interview Since Tamar's Firing
- June 24, 2016

Asked if they would ever sit in for her should producers ask, Trina said, "I think the chances are slim and none". "And Vincent said 'I need to talk to you for a second.' He got off the phone with the production company at 'The Real .' They said I was basically fired". (more...)

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