Health


New concern over malaria treatment New concern over malaria treatment
- February 01, 2017

The four patients were eventually cured using other treatments but scientists have called for a review into drug resistance to the malaria parasite in Africa. The malaria parasites all seemed to be evolving different mechanisms rather than there being one new type of resistant malaria parasite spreading through the continent. (more...)
Final day for Affordable Care Act enrollment is busy, full of worry Final day for Affordable Care Act enrollment is busy, full of worry
- February 01, 2017

As open enrollment in the individual marketplace for Obamacare comes to a close on Tuesday, local officials say almost 1.8 million people in Florida have signed up. Heidi Johnson will likely be one of the last people ever to sign up for insurance through the Affordable Care Act. These are useless as a substitute for insurance: How many people can save up $50,000 in case they have a heart attack? To find a plan, go to healthcare.gov. (more...)
Scott Hogan: Brentford striker having Aston Villa medical Scott Hogan: Brentford striker having Aston Villa medical
- February 01, 2017

West Ham's move for Hogan was initially thrown into doubt early on the morning of deadline day, after the son of the club chairman announced the Hammers were unlikely to carry out any last minute business. Ross McCormack has fallen out with Bruce and looks as if he could be on his way out of Villa Park today with Nottingham Forest making an enquiry, according to the Mail , while Jordan Ayew is closing in on a move to Swansea City (via The Sun ). (more...)
Movements of Financial Stock: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated's (HBAN)
- February 01, 2017

Baird. Finally, RBC Capital Markets reaffirmed a buy rating on shares of Huntington Bancshares in a research report on Saturday, December 17th. According to the the latest analyst ratings which have been released, 4 brokers have issued a rating of "buy", 6 brokers "outperform", 14 brokers "hold", 1 brokers "underperform" and 0 brokers "sell". (more...)
GOP lawmakers OK bill to defund Planned Parenthood in Iowa GOP lawmakers OK bill to defund Planned Parenthood in Iowa
- February 01, 2017

In December, the Department of Health and Human Services finalized a rule that would prohibit states from withholding federal funds-including Medicaid and Title X family planning money-from Planned Parenthood. Texas offers an example of what women's health care looks like when Planned Parenthood is excluded from public funding. No family planning dollars are now spent on abortions in Iowa, a point that highlights the philosophical differences in the Iowa statehouse after the November 8 ... (more...)
This Is Why You Really Shouldn't Skip Breakfast This Is Why You Really Shouldn't Skip Breakfast
- February 01, 2017

So while more research is certainly needed to better understand how the timing and frequency of how meals affect your health , it wouldn't hurt to keep eating breakfast (if you already do) and try to space your meals earlier in the day. The AHA researchers suggest that if USA adults were to eat breakfast every day, the adverse effects associated with glucose and insulin metabolism would be reduced. (more...)
Chris Christie Says Trump Immigration Order Rollout Was 'Terrible' Chris Christie Says Trump Immigration Order Rollout Was 'Terrible'
- February 01, 2017

I think that's what caused a lot of the mistakes that were made. The New Jersey governor also said he believed green card holders already go through "extreme vetting", according to a transcript posted by NJ 101.5 statehouse reporter Michael Symons. (more...)
Indian techies in United States face heat from Lofgren Bill, H1-B conditions
- February 01, 2017

H-1B visa reform effects already took place in the Indian market resulting in a plummet in share prices of the main tech companies. The US issues 85,000 H1-B visas every year, out of which Indians get about 60,000 visas, according to Nasscom. (more...)
Leukemia Patient Tases Cop, Checking Off Bucket-List Wish
- February 01, 2017

A Leukemia patient scratched off a insane entry on her bucket list with the help of a group of police officers from Central Ohio. Barry volunteered to get shocked as well on Sunday, giving Alyssa a second chance to use the taser - which she described as "awesome". (more...)
"Lee praises President Trump's 'one in, two out" regulatory order
- January 31, 2017

The action gives substantial power to the Director of the Office of Management & Budget, who has yet to be confirmed. But it promises no immediate disruption. "I really think that the devil is in the details on this kind of scheme", said Philip Wallach, a senior fellow in governance studies at the Brookings Institution. (more...)
Trump Meets with Pharma Execs, Says Drug Costs Must Come Down
- January 31, 2017

On Tuesday, he did not specifically mention using the government's clout to bring down prices in his open remarks before the meeting began, but seemed to leave it open to the industry to rein in pricing. "We're the largest buyer of drugs in the world, and yet we don't bid properly". Trump also said he wanted to make it easier for pharmaceutical companies to win regulatory approval for their products. (more...)
Nigerian Man With 103 Wives Dies Nigerian Man With 103 Wives Dies
- January 31, 2017

Mohmmed Baba Kutigi with a loud shout of "Allahu Akbar" by a large crowd of symphatisers. Abubakar became a controversial figure for his unusual interpretation of the Koran - that a man could take as many wives as he was able to comfortably accommodate. (more...)
This Trump Protest Sign Reminds Us The Resistance Is Just Beginning This Trump Protest Sign Reminds Us The Resistance Is Just Beginning
- January 31, 2017

The gathering, which assembled next to the Scottish National Gallery, on the Mound, heard from a number of speakers before moving along Princes Street, down Waverley Bridge and along Canongate to reconvene at the Parliament. The move has been widely condemned by Scottish politicians. The demo was organised by the St Andrews Socialist Party to "End Trump's Muslim Ban!" and was "in solidarity with United States protests against the racist and xenophobic ban on Muslims". (more...)
Imran wants Trump to ban Pakistani visas Imran wants Trump to ban Pakistani visas
- January 31, 2017

I pray that Trump also stops visas for Pakistanis as I believe that it will help us develop our own country. He said most educated Pakistanis wanted to leave the country, adding the best citizens would return the day the merit system would be back. (more...)
Suspect charged in Quebec mosque shooting that killed 6 Suspect charged in Quebec mosque shooting that killed 6
- January 31, 2017

He appeared wearing a white prison-issue jump suit, with his hands and feet shackled. According to local media, he studied political science and anthropology at Laval University, which is situated around two miles away from the mosque. A person who was arrested with Mr Bissonnette following the attack was no longer a suspect, police also said . Canadian police initially arrested two people in connection with the Quebec mosque attack; one is now considered a witness, authorities said. (more...)
Justice Dept. will not defend executive order on travel restrictions Justice Dept. will not defend executive order on travel restrictions
- January 31, 2017

Donald Trump announced via Twitter on Monday that he was moving up his announcement for his Supreme Court pick from Thursday to Tuesday of this week at 8 p.m. More than 50 Republicans in congress have said that they are supportive of Trump's decision. As bad as Trump can be, the hunch is that most Americans, even many who didn't vote for him or belonged to the "Never Trump" camp from the beginning, are appalled when Madonna talks about blowing up the White House and airhead celebrities ... (more...)
Trump travel ban sows chaos at airports, outrage at protests Trump travel ban sows chaos at airports, outrage at protests
- January 31, 2017

White House Senior Policy advisor Stephen Miller, who worked for Attorney General Jeff Sessions during his time in the Senate, explained the reasoning behind the executive order during an interview with Fox and Friends Monday morning. (more...)
Federal judge blocks Trump immigration order, suspending deportations Federal judge blocks Trump immigration order, suspending deportations
- January 31, 2017

Citizens from seven Muslim countries - Iran , Iraq, Libya , Somalia, Sudan Syria and Yemen - are refused entry to the USA for 90 days. American universities are warning students who are still in the U.S.to speak to a lawyer before travelling anywhere outside the country, with many advising against unnecessary travel as they may not be allowed back into the country. (more...)
Londoners gathered at Downing Street to protest Donald Trump's travel ban Londoners gathered at Downing Street to protest Donald Trump's travel ban
- January 31, 2017

It was not immediately clear how that exemption might be applied. "This ban can not be allowed to continue", said Omar Jadwat, director of the ACLU's Immigrants' Rights Project, in a statement . Peaceful protests began forming Saturday afternoon at Kennedy Airport, where nine travellers had been detained upon arrival at Terminal 7 and two others at Terminal 4, an airport official said. (more...)
West Brom rule out moves for Branislav Ivanovic and Callum Wilson West Brom rule out moves for Branislav Ivanovic and Callum Wilson
- January 31, 2017

West Bromwich Albion boss Tony Pulis has quashed any rumours that the club are pondering a move for Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic . The Serbia worldwide is expected to leave the Blues before the January transfer window closes on Tuesday, with Zenit St Petersburg reportedly in negotiations to bring Ivanovic to the Russian Premier League. (more...)

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