Health


First baby with Zika-related microcephaly defect born in Spain
- July 26, 2016

Those anxious they may have contracted the virus should see their doctor or health provider immediately. The virus has three known paths of infection: sexual contact, pregnancy, or a mosquito bite, although a recent case in the USA has made researchers question whether or not we know exactly how Zika can spread. (more...)
Baton Rouge pays tribute to murdered black police officer
- July 25, 2016

The law enforcement officers - Baton Rouge police officers Matthew Gerald and Montrell Jackson and East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Deputy Brad Garafola - were killed Sunday in what police described as an ambush. U.S. President Barack Obama makes a statement on the shooting of police officers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, from the White House in Washington , U.S., July 17, 2016. (more...)
One Killed, 10 Injured In Explosion In The German City Of Ansbach
- July 25, 2016

After the Munich attack, Herrmann urged the German government to allow the country's military to be deployed to support police during attacks. Herrmann said the man was known to have attempted suicide twice before, adding: "We don't know if this man planned on suicide or if he had the intention of killing others". (more...)
Elton John vows to help gay Africans' AIDS fight Elton John vows to help gay Africans' AIDS fight
- July 25, 2016

They were speaking in their separate capacities on the third day of the 21st International Aids Conference in Durban, yesterday. The royal says the reason he is fighting against the pandemic is because young children are living with it. Last year, 259 volunteers were given the vaccination and a small trial also took place in Thailand in 2009. Harry underwent a public test for HIV last week and admitted to feeling nervous before the finger-prick procedure was carried out and produced a ... (more...)
Dennis Green dies; former 49ers assistant, Stanford coach
- July 24, 2016

He took great pride in helping assistant coaches advance their careers. But the Vikings were upset at home by the Atlanta Falcons that season and also were embarrassed by the New York Giants 41-0 in their other trip to the NFC title game after the 2000 season. (more...)
Police Commander Suspended For Alleged Fabrications About Charles Kinsey Shooting Police Commander Suspended For Alleged Fabrications About Charles Kinsey Shooting
- July 24, 2016

In another, they described how Aledda arrested a man who robbed a Safeway and struck the officer multiple times before being taken into custody. Kinsey, in an interview from his hospital bed, said he asked Aledda why he shot him after he was hit. (more...)
Trump to Cruz: I don't want your endorsement
- July 24, 2016

The Texas senator was booed off the stage after he told Republicans to " vote your conscience " rather than telling the crowd to vote for Trump. Controversial businessman accepts Republican nomination for White House, vowing to create "millions" of new jobs if he is elected. (more...)
Florida investigates 2nd possible local transmission of Zika virus
- July 24, 2016

Health officials in Florida are investigating whether the Zika infection of a woman in the Miami area could be the first transmission of the virus from a mosquito bite in the continental United States. Ayres is referring to the fact that anti-Zika strategies generally revolve around targeting specific strains of infection-carrying mosquitos, so introducing a new strain would complicate matters. (more...)
#TrumpYourself lets Clinton backers experience Trump insults
- July 24, 2016

Baldasaro likened Clinton to Jane Fonda, the actress who famously visited Hanoi as part of her opposition to the Vietnam War. And in response to Trump's line that " I am your voice ", Clinton said that she doesn't believe the real estate mogul speaks for working Americans such as small business owners and housekeepers. (more...)
Donald Trump praises Cleveland, trashes Ted Cruz after convention
- July 23, 2016

The New York Times said that while numerous facts appeared to be true, Trump "sometimes failed to offer the entire story, or provide all of the context that might help to explain his numbers". America is better than this. "[And that] is why we need to support Donald Trump and Mike Pence to be the next president and vice president of the United States". (more...)
SC receives almost $4.5M to fight Zika virus
- July 23, 2016

Pregnant women are advised to use a condom every time they have sex with a partner who has traveled to a Zika zone or they suspect may have contracted Zika . "This case is a sad reminder that Zika can have tragic consequences for pregnant women". However, researchers in Brazil turned everything on its head on Thursday when they announced the "presence of the Zika virus" in Culex mosquitoes in the eastern city of Recife. (more...)
Massachusetts gets more than $1M in federal Zika money Massachusetts gets more than $1M in federal Zika money
- July 23, 2016

Five cases of Guillain-Barre syndrome have been reported in the United States since 2015, according to the center's website. Is Zika is Costa Rica , the popular summer travel destination? Mosquito control inspectors in Miami have been going door-to-door in the area of investigation since health authorities alerted them late last week to the woman's infection. (more...)
Nintendo shares up 16 per cent on Pokemon Go Nintendo shares up 16 per cent on Pokemon Go
- July 22, 2016

This year, Google Play downloads increased greater than the App Store's , but the App Store's revenues grew to become 90 percent higher than Google Play. The app pulses and makes noise to alert you to Pokemon in your vicinity. Players are able to scan the nearby area while out and about, and if they're lucky, a wild Pokemon might appear on their screen. (more...)
Feds Sue to Stop Health Insurer Combos, See Threat to Consumer
- July 22, 2016

The four, worth a total of $91 billion, are among the five biggest health insurers in the US. Shares of all four health insurers jumped Thursday after the Justice Department announced the lawsuit. Louis University. Combinations must still be reviewed on a case-by-case basis, AHIP has said. The health companies could go to court to fight this decision and Faber expects them to do so. (more...)
Pakistan to pass law against honour killings, says Maryam Pakistan to pass law against honour killings, says Maryam
- July 22, 2016

Baloch rose to fame on social media with actions, such as promising to publish a striptease if Pakistan won a cricket match, which challenged conservative social norms in Pakistan. A senior government official told Reuters the bill was being now backed by all major parties and it was not unlikely to be passed in several weeks by a combined session of parliament. (more...)
Ted Cruz refuses to say if he's voting for Donald Trump Ted Cruz refuses to say if he's voting for Donald Trump
- July 22, 2016

Yet, Cruz then appeared to throw some shade at Trump supporters who booed him off stage last night. Yet Cruz, who veered from defiant to reassuring, repeatedly offered new explanations for why he was not yet prepared to do so, hoping to turn down the temperature on a quarrel that devolved into a shouting match. (more...)
CDC probing possible 1st Zika case from US mosquito bite
- July 21, 2016

Zika can also be spread from a mother to her unborn child, through sexual contact, and likely through blood transfusions. Infections have also been reported in other Latin American and Caribbean nations. "Could Zika become locally transmitted here?" Florida health officials have confirmed another case of Zika. In most cases, it should be quickly noted, the virus produces only a mild illness that lasts only a few days. (more...)
Donald Trump Jr's convention speech appears to have copied someone else's work
- July 21, 2016

Clinton wasted no time seeking to capitalize on Trump's party victory. Chris Christie energized the crowd with a full-throated takedown of Clinton, imploring delegates to shout "Guilty!" as he ticked through numerous accusations of wrongdoing. (more...)
Britain's Pippa Middleton Engaged to Hedge Fund Beau
- July 20, 2016

Prince William and Kate Middleton are getting ready to welcome a new member to the family - but this time, it's not another royal baby. This comes five years after Pippa stood at her sister's fairy-tale wedding. In the years since, the Middleton family has supported a number of endeavors for the charity, which assists children in Nepal, Thailand and Africa. The couple have been dating for less than a year, but had moved in together and were last week seen at Wimbledon enjoying the tennis. (more...)
Global AIDS gains 'inadequate and fragile,' UN chief says
- July 19, 2016

Clinical issues are shaped by scientific, economic and social aspects of the disease - and progress on those areas has been uneven. The Treatment Action Campaign is demanding equal access to HIV treatment for all. They don't see people dying of AIDS . What is less clear is whether those necessities will be achieved. Peter Piot, MD, is director and professor of global health at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and founding executive director of UNAIDS. (more...)

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