Health


North Dakota lawmaker wants to make it legal to run over protesters
- January 18, 2017

Highway 1806, which passes through the Standing Rock reservation and beside the drilling site for the stalled Dakota Access Pipeline, has been closed for much of the past year as thousands of people protested the pipeline's proposed path under the Missouri River, just upstream from the reservation, and through tribal burial grounds and cultural sites. (more...)
Caffeine may have Tendency to Block Inflammation
- January 18, 2017

This process was dampened among participants who tended to drink more caffeinated beverages, such as coffee. Additionally, the researchers found that participants in the low gene cluster who were aged 85 or older in 2008 were much more likely to have passed away by 2016. (more...)
5 dead, several injured after gunman opens fire outside nightclub in Mexico 5 dead, several injured after gunman opens fire outside nightclub in Mexico
- January 18, 2017

Martinez said his sister was born in California but raised in Denver, Colorado. Police officials told local media outlets that the motive for the shooting was unclear, but authorities were interviewing witnesses and attempting to figure out why this tragedy occurred. (more...)
Wonderful pee test stops diet cheaters in their tracks Wonderful pee test stops diet cheaters in their tracks
- January 18, 2017

The test could be another helpful tool that people can use when they consider whether to make changes to a particular regime or to stick with it. Changes may include lowering intake of a macronutrient or correct a deficiency in another. This included 225 United Kingdom volunteers as well as 66 people from Denmark. Urine test is not the only way to find out more about one's diet. The team now hope to refine the technology by testing it on larger numbers of people. (more...)
Argyle add extra seats ahead of Liverpool replay Argyle add extra seats ahead of Liverpool replay
- January 18, 2017

First of all, he has changed the style of play at the Premier League giants, employing a high pressing game which has seen the club become one of the most unsafe attacking sides in the division. That is what our main target is for this game. "We can not react to what they do". The Scot, whose team are second in League Two, continued: "I can't see that we're going to be too cavalier on our approach". (more...)
Maurice Watson Jr., Creighton's best player, ends career with torn ACL Maurice Watson Jr., Creighton's best player, ends career with torn ACL
- January 18, 2017

The Philadelphia native returned to the sidelines on crutches in the second half, animatedly inspiring his teammates throughout the final 20 minutes. Senior Isaiah Zierden , who has been mostly a shooting guard, took over at the point after Watson left Monday's game. Markus Howard had 26 points for Marquette (12-6, 3-3). (more...)
Health Dept. notes 'alarming' rise in flu cases
- January 17, 2017

Polk, Jr., M.D., commissioner of DPH, in a release. The Iowa Department of Health says the flu is increasing in the state. The vaccine takes about two weeks to be fully effective. Checkout #FightFlu messages, photos, and videos of people getting their flu vaccine from across Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Youtube on our social media stream. (more...)
Abortions in USA drop to lowest level since 1974 Abortions in USA drop to lowest level since 1974
- January 17, 2017

The study's state-by-state assessment found that abortions fell in some liberal states that have sweeping abortion protections, like California, and in some conservative states that have implemented sweeping restrictions, such as Texas. ยท "The highest abortion rates were in the District of Columbia, New York, New Jersey, Maryland and Florida", Crary reports . Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards called it proof that giving women better access to contraception is paying off with ... (more...)
Female leopard shark in Queensland reproduces without male Female leopard shark in Queensland reproduces without male
- January 17, 2017

A zebra shark ( Stegostoma fasciatum ) in Australia has become the first recorded case of a shark switching from sexual to asexual reproduction. A female zebra shark in Australia has amazed researchers by developing three cubs after staying years faraway from her male companion. (more...)
Apple Looks To Buy Original Programming, But How Much Will It Spend? Apple Looks To Buy Original Programming, But How Much Will It Spend?
- January 17, 2017

So a simple utility where, here's all the songs, here's all the music, give me $10 and we're cool, is not going to scale". Hollywood Reporter suggests that Vital Signs , a "dark drama" series produced by - and starring - Dr Dre might be among the shows offered. (more...)
Hoosiers Defeat Rutgers in Much Needed Win
- January 17, 2017

But a 16-1 1 half run turned things around for Indiana. That spurt produced a 26-18 advantage by the under-8 timeout, and IN kept pace the rest of the way. "And they're improving. But a long way to go". "The hardest thing for any young player to really grasp is how important every possession is", Crean said. (more...)
SC Allows Woman to Terminate her Pregnancy SC Allows Woman to Terminate her Pregnancy
- January 17, 2017

In a huge relief to a 22-year-old woman in her 24th week of pregnancy from Mumbai, the Supreme Court on Monday granted her the permission to undergo termination of pregnancy after medical reports found the foetus to be without a skull. The termination shall be done by the doctors of KEM hospital. The decision on reproductive choices should lie with the woman if there is no threat to her life. (more...)
Toddler teething toys discovered to have mold inside
- January 17, 2017

Lyuba Konopasek, an associate professor of pediatrics at New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, told Care.com. She posted a review on Amazon , warning parents "Beware!" Dana says she always cleans the toy according to the directions. (more...)
Northern Ireland will hold elections on March 2 Northern Ireland will hold elections on March 2
- January 16, 2017

The crisis over a renewable energy subsidy scheme instigated by First Minister Arlene Foster of the pro-British Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) when she was economy minister has been simmering for months. We have said that in any negotiations after the election that will be our position. We don't know what will be beyond the election. Mr Brokenshire said: "No one should underestimate the challenge faced to the political institutions here in Northern Ireland and what is at stake". (more...)
Storm damages more than 30 homes in small Texas city Storm damages more than 30 homes in small Texas city
- January 16, 2017

CST. Authorities say at least 30 homes have been damaged when a severe storm rolled through parts of Texas. The severe weather Sunday night nonetheless caused major disruptions and left several lives in disarray. Around four tornados were confirmed by meteorologists. There were reports that a tornado touched down in the Hill County town of Whitney. About 33,000 customers were without power during the height of the storm, but most of those outages had been restored early Monday. (more...)
Eating red chilli may help you live longer Eating red chilli may help you live longer
- January 16, 2017

Consumers of hot red chilli peppers show lower cholesterol. Researchers used data from the National Health and Nutritional Examination Survey III, which followed more than 16,000 Americans for up to 23 years, and examined the data regarding red hot chili pepper consumption. (more...)
Serena Williams heads to Australian Open aiming for record 23rd major title
- January 16, 2017

The American powerhouse broke the news of her impending nuptials with a poem in late December on her verified Reddit account, revealing that the 33-year-old went down on one knee during a trip to Rome. Djokovic must face Fernando Verdasco, who beat Rafael Nadal in the first round past year, while Murray faces world number 93 Ilya Marchenko on Monday. (more...)
Klamath woman to support 'Save Health Care Rally'
- January 15, 2017

More than half of those who stand to lose coverage are white residents, and the majority of Ohioans impacted are working but do not have college degrees, according to the group. So, is our government prepared to watch millions of Americans die as result of cutting health insurance? "However, it's crucial that we continue moving forward from where we are, improving access, working to decrease costs and improve quality". (more...)
John Lewis: Trump slammed for attack on rights icon
- January 15, 2017

However, asked if some of the responsibility for Hillary Clinton's loss falls on the Democrats, Lewis conceded "maybe we didn't do everything that we could've done". "I can use all the help I can get!", he tweeted late in the day. Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) asks questions during the Senate Judiciary Committee hearings on nomination of Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) for attorney general on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (more...)
Blood pressure before pregnancy could predict baby's sex Blood pressure before pregnancy could predict baby's sex
- January 15, 2017

The researchers were studying what determines the ratio of boys to girls in a population when they discovered that weeks before even conception, whether a woman's blood pressure was high or low was a good indicator of whether she would conceive a girl or boy. (more...)

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