Health


Obama says money to fight Zika is 'running out'
- August 05, 2016

The success in monkeys, which involved a traditional vaccine and two more cutting-edge ones, "brings us one step closer to a safe and effective Zika vaccine", said Dr. Government agencies are saying they are running out money fighting the Zika virus and will have no funds left by the end of next month. "The problems the American people confront do not disappear simply because Congress does", about 40 Senate Democrats wrote to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Speaker Paul Ryan, ... (more...)
SAARC Conference: Rajnath Singh Returns Home, MEA Calls Media'Blackout' Reports Misleading
- August 05, 2016

The reaction came after there were reports that Mr. Singh's speech was reportedly blacked out as media organisations were not allowed to cover the 7th SAARC Home/Interior Ministers meeting. He will not have any bilateral meeting with his Pakistani counterpart. Singh visited Islamabad at a time when Pakistan was working hard to congregate world leaders' attention to the rising human rights violations and killing in India-held Kashmir. (more...)
US military members have contracted Zika US military members have contracted Zika
- August 04, 2016

The Zika virus can also be sexually transmitted by both men and women to their partners, the CDC said recently. The number of IN residents who brought the Zika virus back from overseas is more than previously believed. More than 1,650 people in the mainland USA have contracted the virus in recent months, almost all while traveling in other countries. Service members are being told to wear insect repellent and stay away from mosquito-infested areas. (more...)
Women who have had their tonsils or appendix removed are 'more fertile' Women who have had their tonsils or appendix removed are 'more fertile'
- August 04, 2016

Researchers at the University of Dundee, who analyzed medical records from more than half a million British women reported that such operations could directly affect fertility, according to the BBC . "This research is of paramount interest because appendectomy and tonsillectomy are very common surgical operations, experienced by tens of thousands of people in the United Kingdom alone", said Dr. (more...)
Administration warns Congress: Zika money running out Administration warns Congress: Zika money running out
- August 04, 2016

The senator warned of Zika's potential economic impact on Miami's Wynwood neighborhood - where local transmission of the virus has been confirmed - and elsewhere in the state - such as Orlando's theme parks - once Zika spreads there. Additional research and development also may be constrained as NIH's $47 million in repurposed funding runs out by the end of this month. "Everyone agrees that fighting Zika is critical, and agency officials have been sounding the alarm, but the agencies have ... (more...)
Next Up: Trip to Olympics for US Basketball Team
- August 03, 2016

While Team USA Basketball 2016 is still a force to be reckoned with, serious doubt has been thrown in the team's direction in this year's Olympics after star LeBron James confirmed he will not be able to play for the USA . 450 players in the National Basketball Association. While he remains a top two-way player, he failed to take the next step previous year as his shooting numbers suffered and the Chicago Bulls failed to reach the playoffs. (more...)
'I'm afraid the election is going to be rigged'
- August 03, 2016

Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), who lost the Democratic nomination to Clinton and whose supporters Trump has openly courted. As RNC chair he brushed shoulders with the party's top donors, power-brokers, and consultants - the same people who have the most to lose from an anti-status quo Trump presidency. (more...)
Zika precautions urged for Canadians in Miami
- August 03, 2016

The warning was issued Monday, urging pregnant women and their partners to stay away from the small urban town of Wynwood, located just north of downtown Miami. The CDC's emergency response team will help Florida officials in their investigation, sample collection and mosquito control efforts. Other doctors around the country are being even more cautious than the CDC. (more...)
Telangana Scraps Medical Entrance After Question Paper Leak Telangana Scraps Medical Entrance After Question Paper Leak
- August 03, 2016

The Chief Minister asked Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTU) to announce a new schedule for EAMCET-III. After going through judgments of various high courts and the Supreme Court in similar cases, the chief minister and state officials concluded that a re-exam was necessary. (more...)
Flash flood wreaks havoc on United States town Flash flood wreaks havoc on United States town
- August 02, 2016

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan declared a state of emergency for the area and said that state emergency workers were responding immediately to help residents clean up and rebuild. Sara Arditti and other bystanders were watching the water gush through the city on Saturday from the safety of the doorstep of her business as cars were swept along the road, but then noticed that one of the vehicles had a woman inside. (more...)
Charles Koch won't back Trump or Clinton for White House
- August 02, 2016

The always-Republican Koch Brothers have apparently met their match in Donald Trump as the billionaire tycoons have declared that they can not support either main party candidate in the 2016 election. The Kochs preach a libertarian-leaning philosophy that extols free trade, supports expanded immigration and advocates deep cuts in federal spending, including the entitlement programs for the elderly that Trump would keep intact. (more...)
CDC warns pregnant women from Zika-stricken part of Miami CDC warns pregnant women from Zika-stricken part of Miami
- August 02, 2016

The US state of Florida now has 14 people who likely contracted the Zika virus from mosquitoes in the Miami area, and the state needs emergency help from the federal government, officials said August 1, 2016 . Bug Spray. Deet is safe for pregnant women. Health officials have reminded the public that most people with Zika don't know they are sick and that infection during pregnancy can cause babies to develop birth defects. (more...)
Plenty Of Voters Would Choose Harambe The Gorilla Over Clinton And Trump Plenty Of Voters Would Choose Harambe The Gorilla Over Clinton And Trump
- August 02, 2016

Potential voters, by a margin of almost 50 percent, said that they're less likely to vote for a candidate if they believe Russian Federation wants them to win. Previous polls conducted by PPP can give us some insight into PPP's reasoning for unique questions. For the purposes of the poll, PPP considered Harambe an independent candidate (we can't really know the political leanings of a postmortem primate). (more...)
CDC: Pregnant women should avoid travel to small area of Miami
- August 02, 2016

In recent weeks officials in Miami-Dade and Broward counties tested 200 individuals who lived or worked near the people whom public health authorities believed might have acquired Zika through mosquito-borne transmission. Now, the CDC warns pregnant women to avoid the Wynwood neighborhood in Miami , where 14 people have been infected with Zika . Officials in Florida have confirmed 10 more homegrown cases of Zika leading to a travel warning for women who are pregnant or considering ... (more...)
Governor: 14 Florida Zika cases likely caused by mosquito
- August 02, 2016

This bring the total number of Zika cases acquired through mosquitoes to 14, all of them within the same area in Miami-Dade County: north of downtown Miami , between NW 5th Avenue to the west, U.S. "Better housing construction, regular use of air conditioning, use of window screens and door screens and state and local mosquito control efforts helped to eliminate [mosquito-borne infections like malaria] from the mainland", said Lyle Petersen, director of the CDC's division of vector-borne ... (more...)
Lea Michele: Nude for Women's Health! Lea Michele: Nude for Women's Health!
- August 02, 2016

The feature focuses on health, with Michele's diet and workout routine among the topics. Michele told Women's Health U.K. that she's proud of her body because she works hard for it by taking SoulCycle classes. revealing place: smack dab on her butt. "I have down days", she admits. "When I left Glee I needed something to replace all the dancing about I was doing", she said. (more...)
Cancer survivor died after suffering a cardiac arrest taking part in RideLondon Cancer survivor died after suffering a cardiac arrest taking part in RideLondon
- August 02, 2016

She said in a statement: "We are very touched by the kind messages and donations from everyone on Robin's JustGiving page". "We kindly ask that you respect our privacy at this hard time and keep donating". The death of a cancer survivor during the RideLondon cycle event has sparked an outpouring of generosity. "Unfortunately, today Robin did not manage to finish the race as he sadly passed away during the event". (more...)
Clinton tries to wrestle change candidate mantle from Trump in Western Pennsylvania
- August 01, 2016

In a matchup including Libertarian nominee Gary Johnson, the latest Morning Consult poll , which had a margin-of-error of two percentage points, showed Clinton leading Trump 41%-36%. "We are clear-eyed about what our country is up against". "She doesn't know how to win, she's not a victor". In a combative Democratic National Convention speech in which Clinton name-checked her Republican opponent 22 times, she said of Trump , "A man you can bait with a tweet is not a man we can trust ... (more...)
Shannen Doherty opens up about cancer battle Shannen Doherty opens up about cancer battle
- July 31, 2016

One can not deny the unabashed courage necessary for Shannen to have been able to do this as gracefully as she has, but even the strongest among us reaches a point where our bravery fails us and we almost collapse from the exhaustion of it all. (more...)
International Weightlifting Federation rules Russia out of Rio
- July 31, 2016

In its decision, the IWF said the International Olympic Committee (IOC) chose to empower each sport with the power to ban, or not to ban, Russian athletes given the doping claims. World Rowing, meanwhile, has barred 19 Russians, most for insuffient tests. "They're training and they're ready to go". Lobintsev and US-based Morozov, were part of Russia's bronze-medal winning 4x100m freestyle team at London 2012, while Lobintsev also won a silver medal in the 4x200m freestyle relay at Beijing ... (more...)

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