Health


Germany trades barbs with Donald Trump after Angela Merkel meeting
- March 29, 2017

President Trump reiterated his stance that European allies need to meet their end of the bargain to continue benefiting from the military alliance. German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived in Washington on Friday, where she met President Donald Trump for the first time. (more...)
Signs of 'progression' as April the giraffe nears giving birth Signs of 'progression' as April the giraffe nears giving birth
- March 29, 2017

Animal Adventure Park takes pride in their indoor housing and the level of enrichment and care to keep the giraffes happy and healthy. In a Sunday morning update , an upstate NY zoo indicated that April the giraffe's calf seemed "quiet" this morning, hinting that perhaps this is the "calm before the storm". (more...)
Trump is throwing himself into the Democrats' trap
- March 29, 2017

Obamacare, former Democratic President Barack Obama's signature legislation created by the Affordable Care Act of 2010, has had a tough beginning. Members of the House Freedom Caucus, which Trump has blamed for the loss, said they would be open to finding a fix. (more...)
Mubarak set free, Court orders fresh corruption probe
- March 29, 2017

The incident in Maadi occurred around the same time Mubarak left Maadi Military Hospital, where he had been detained after six years behind bars, reports the Independent. The Mubarak years were seen as a time of stagnation and cronyism and the trials that followed the uprising and resulted in his detention were watched attentively by the whole country. (more...)
Playing Tetris can reduce onset of PTSD after trauma Playing Tetris can reduce onset of PTSD after trauma
- March 29, 2017

Holmes said that if more extensive studies prove equally successful, Tetris could end up being a viable therapy in other hospitals. While most people do not develop PTSD after trauma, one of the core clinical symptoms in those who do involves recurrent and intrusive memories of the trauma (colloquially referred to as "flashbacks"). (more...)
Hour-old baby buried alive with umbilical cord intact miraculously survives Hour-old baby buried alive with umbilical cord intact miraculously survives
- March 29, 2017

Jajpur Superintendent of Police Anup Sahoo informed media persons, "The parents of the "wonder infant" already had four kids; so they had first tried to abort "Dharitiri" but failing to do so, they buried her in a manure heap on March 25". The medical staff have called he "Dharitri" a Sanskirt meaning "the earth". Police indicated that the newborn's parents abandoned her either because of her gender or because her mother was an unmarried woman. (more...)
Former Egyptian Leader Mubarak Released After Six Years of Detention
- March 29, 2017

Mubarak left the Maadi Military Hospital on March 24, for his home in the upscale Cairo neighborhood of Heliopolis. An appeals court later ordered a retrial that acquitted him of the killing charges. The hopes carried by Egyptian activists that the former autocrat would be more severely punished for his abuse of power have been scuttled. Mubarak will still face retrial in the "Ahram's gift" case as he and some of his aides are accused of accepting gifts from the state-owned Al-Ahram ... (more...)
Childhood lead exposure linked to lower adult IQ Childhood lead exposure linked to lower adult IQ
- March 29, 2017

Just over half of the 1000 participants, all born in 1972 or 1973, had a blood-lead test when they were 11 years old. "The results indicate that childhood exposures to lead can be linked with cognitive and socioeconomic outcomes detectable more than 3 decades later", the authors write . (more...)
Philly region's counties ranked by health - or is it wealth? Philly region's counties ranked by health - or is it wealth?
- March 29, 2017

Health factors was broken down into categories for health behaviors, clinical care, social and economic factors and physical environment. It was St. For example, he said 12 percent of children are in poverty in Blaine County, which is well below state and national averages at 18 percent and 21 percent. (more...)
Democratic senator asks drugmakers about opioid sales plans Democratic senator asks drugmakers about opioid sales plans
- March 29, 2017

Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) on Tuesday demanded internal documents from five leading drugmakers on the marketing tactics for opioid analgesics and what, if anything, the companies knew about the dangers of those drugs. Currently, Sen. McCaskill only has the support of democrats on the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. Congress worked on a bipartisan basis previous year in a bid to boost funding for treatment programs. (more...)
Indonesian man found dead inside a python Indonesian man found dead inside a python
- March 29, 2017

When he didn't return home concerned friends and relatives began looking for him the next evening. The locals chose to cut the snake's body using an 18-inch long hunting knife. According to NAN, neighbours reported cries from the palm grove the night Salubiro went missing, but it wasn't until the next day when their fear was confirmed, spokesman for police in West Sulawesi said. (more...)
E-cigarettes will be legalised: Government E-cigarettes will be legalised: Government
- March 29, 2017

Currently, nicotine patches and gum can be bought, but nicotine e-cigarette liquid must be bought from overseas. There won't be any excise duty on the devices or the liquids. Users "vape" on an e-cigarette, inhaling its nicotine-containing vapour, in the way that smokers inhale the smoke of a tobacco cigarette. "Public consultation showed a strong appetite for change so the Government is looking to introduce an amendment to the Smoke-free Environments Act this year". (more...)
Easter Bunny hopping into Foothills Mall Easter Bunny hopping into Foothills Mall
- March 29, 2017

The Ice Palace Figure Skaters will perform whimsical vignettes as they welcome the Easter Bunny in a giant Easter basket. Beginning Saturday, April 1 , kids of all ages are invited to have their photo snapped with the Bunny, located inside Foothills Mall near Belk. (more...)
FDA approves 1st drug for moderate & severe eczema cases FDA approves 1st drug for moderate & severe eczema cases
- March 29, 2017

About 4 in 10 had itching decrease sharply, bringing better sleep and reducing anxiety and depression, which affect many patients. Like most biologics, Dupixent is expensive with a list price (or wholesale acquisition cost) of $37,000 a year. (more...)
Marathon running link to short-term kidney damage Marathon running link to short-term kidney damage
- March 29, 2017

As marathons grow in popularity, a study shows 82 per cent of runners suffer short-term kidney injury after crossing the finish line. Though the researchers did not determine how exactly running a marathon can temporarily hurt kidneys, Parikh says the damage may be due to less blood flow to the kidneys, high core body temperature and dehydration. (more...)
Red Cross calls for type O negative and AB blood donors Red Cross calls for type O negative and AB blood donors
- March 29, 2017

All presenting donors at Red Cross blood drives or donation centers in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts and CT will have the opportunity to win 2 tickets to a game at Fenway Park and the chance to see their name put up in lights during an on-field ceremony. (more...)
Almost half of Canadians want illegal border crossers deported Almost half of Canadians want illegal border crossers deported
- March 29, 2017

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly during his recent visit to Ottawa. The same number said that Canada should send back migrants who come from the USA, while 36 percent said that the nation should accept those who cross illegally from American and allow them to pursue refugee status. (more...)
Letters - Tap water resources with care Letters - Tap water resources with care
- March 29, 2017

According to the event website, worldwatervalues.org, "1.6 billion people now live in countries and regions with absolute water scarcity". The Association of Water and Energy Research Malaysia (Awer) urges the Ministry of Health and Chemistry Department to carry out frequent sampling of raw water, treated water, raw food (vegetables, fruits and aquatic animals) and processed food to ensure they are safe for consumption. (more...)
Pakistan to build fence along disputed Afghan border Pakistan to build fence along disputed Afghan border
- March 29, 2017

Pakistan seems to be taking a leaf out of US President Donald Trump's book and is building a fence along the volatile border it shares with Afghanistan. The border fence construction announcement follows a string of recent terrorist attacks that have killed over 100 people in Pakistan - which the country declared was due to militants relocating into its vicinity, according to Time. (more...)
Actors Prakash Raj, Vishal join TN protesting farmers at Jantar Mantar Actors Prakash Raj, Vishal join TN protesting farmers at Jantar Mantar
- March 29, 2017

Vaiko requested the Prime Minister to consider the farmers demands. The Tamil Nadu government is doing its best to take the issue forward. He recalled that the Tamil Nadu government had requested the Centre for Rs 39,565 crore for drought relief but the Centre had allotted only Rs 1,658 crore, "that too for the objective of providing inputs for future cultivation". (more...)

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