Health


Menendez has personal stake in push for Zika funding
- Августа 12, 2016

The girl, who died a few weeks ago, had microcephaly linked to the Zika virus , said Dr. Umair Shah, executive director of Harris County Public Health. Zika is primarily transmitted by certain types of tropical mosquitoes and can cause severe brain-related birth defects. Florida is the only US state that has reported homegrown Zika transmission by mosquitoes, in Miami-Dade County. (more...)
Saina, Sindhu shine bright on gloomy day Saina, Sindhu shine bright on gloomy day
- Августа 12, 2016

London Games bronze medallist Saina beat local hope Vicente Lohaynny 21-17, 21-17. Saina then used all her experience to take four points on the trot and clinch the first game 21-17 in a well-battled 20 minutes. Having already secured their berth for the quarterfinals, the Indian men's hockey team will aim to consolidate their position when they take on Netherlands in their fourth match of Pool B. (more...)
12 newborn babies die in hospital fire
- Августа 12, 2016

An adviser to the health ministry, Dr Amir al-Mukhtar, said "there had been 20 babies inside the maternity unit when the fire erupted around midnight". The hospital staff then told him to check the morgue. "Then someone broke a window and threw me out". Pictures posted on social media recently showed Yarmouk hospital in a state of neglect, with cockroaches crawling out from between broken tiles, dustbins overflowing with rubbish, dirty toilets and patients lying on stretchers in the ... (more...)
Canada to allow medical marijuana patients to grow cannabis Canada to allow medical marijuana patients to grow cannabis
- Августа 12, 2016

The federal government has announced new rules for medical marijuana users that will allow patients to grow their own at home. [Photo by Uriel Sinai/Getty Images] If a patient is not healthy enough to grow medical marijuana, they can designate someone to do it as long as the person can pass a background check. (more...)
Donald Trump Says President Obama Is 'Absolutely' the Founder of ISIS
- Августа 12, 2016

He was the most valuable player. In fact, in sports they have awards, he gets the most valuable player award". And I give it to him, and I give it to, I gave the co-founder to Hillary. Trump denied that he had made many mistakes. "Do you not like that?" But many analysts argue its roots lie in the decision of George W. Bush's Republican administration to invade Iraq in 2003 without a plan to fill the vacuum created by Saddam Hussein's ouster. (more...)
DEA rejects request to reclassify marijuana
- Августа 12, 2016

The drug is now listed on Schedule I , meaning that it is viewed as having "no acceptable medical use in treatment", and is therefore banned in the United States. The federal listing is independent of state regulation. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration has refused the request of two former state governors to ease marijuana's restrictive classification under current drug laws. (more...)
Manchester United now have different values, says Lindegaard
- Августа 12, 2016

Manchester United will hope so, but may fear that more needs to be done to turn this team around. Football grosses so much money. "I want to win the league for the first time with United, because I hadn't won the league when I left", he told MUTV . (more...)
The shark of Baltimore Phelps wins 21st Olympic gold medal
- Августа 11, 2016

Phelps has now won three gold medals in Rio, and he will have the opportunity to pick up two more later this week. Phelps has two more chances to set the record for the NEXT two-thousand years with a pair of events still to come: 200 individual medley and 100 meter butterfly. (more...)
Georgia Fairthorne skateboard helmet appeal video goes viral Georgia Fairthorne skateboard helmet appeal video goes viral
- Августа 11, 2016

Georgia is now in a stable condition in hospital, but doctors are unsure of what her future will look like. On August 5, Georgia had been chatting outside wih her sisters, when they chose to have a turn on the board. The Facebook video has been viewed more than 800,000 times, and shared more than 11,700 times. Please guys, please. just take care. I will hold your hand the whole time'. (more...)
9th Case of Zika Confirmed in Arkansas
- Августа 11, 2016

Lawmakers should pass the $1.1 billion bipartisan bill for the mosquito-borne virus, Clinton said , or come up with a new compromise. 'The Senate passed a bill and unfortunately a different bill was passed in the House and no agreement could be reached before they went out on recess'. (more...)
Texas baby's death linked to Zika virus
- Августа 11, 2016

Most of the people sickened in the USA came into contact with the virus while overseas, but recently four cases have been confirmed to have originated in Florida, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . Where 25 mosquitoes were being found in traps, now officials say they're finding only one. Brazil has reported more than 1,700 cases of microcephaly. (more...)
1 new non-travel related Zika case reported in Florida 1 new non-travel related Zika case reported in Florida
- Августа 11, 2016

Georgia's first documented case of Zika came in February, when a person traveling from Colombia brought the virus to Georgia. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is recommending pregnant women avoid travel to the Wynwood neighborhood near Miami, Florida . (more...)
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:VRTX) Upgrade Ratio At 0.25
- Августа 11, 2016

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:VRTX) share price rose to $102.47 each in the last trading day compared to a prev close of $102.43. Now the company has earned "Buy" from 7 equity analysts. 0 analysts hold "Sell" rating for the stock. The Hedge Fund company now holds 64 shares of VRTX which is valued at $5,693. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 66.40%, and 159.80% for sales growth quarter over quarter. (more...)
Possible link between the Zika virus- joint deformities in babies found Possible link between the Zika virus- joint deformities in babies found
- Августа 11, 2016

Instead, it was usually linked to fetal akinesia, when a fetus does not move around enough in the womb for multiple reasons. Arthrogryposis is rare; in the United States, it occurs in about one in every 3,000 live births. But all of them did show signs of something else abnormal: calcium build up in their brains, a condition that had previously been linked to Zika. But the researchers said they presume that all of the babies were infected with Zika, because all of the infants tested negative ... (more...)
Marblehead woman bites off part of cop's ear Marblehead woman bites off part of cop's ear
- Августа 11, 2016

Prosecutors say Patrolwoman Jessica Rondinelli was attempting to put Wiley in a police cruiser shortly before 1 a.m. Sunday when the Marblehead woman bit a large chunk out of her ear. A teenager in MA has been charged with assaulting a police officer with a unsafe weapon. her teeth. Doctors at Salem Hospital could not reattach the piece of Rondinelli's ear, Blodgett's office said. (more...)
Rio 2016 Olympics: Great Britain beat New Zealand in rugby sevens thriller Rio 2016 Olympics: Great Britain beat New Zealand in rugby sevens thriller
- Августа 11, 2016

Britain's men finished top of Pool C in the Olympic rugby sevens by beating New Zealand 21-19 to make it three wins from three matches. It's such a shame because he's got to understand the game of sevens so well. He was helped from the field and taken away on a motorized cart for treatment. The absence of Williams helped Japan . "Along with all of her attributes she is just one of the most competitive and motivated athletes I have ever seen". (more...)
Study details possible link between Zika virus, severe joint condition
- Августа 11, 2016

All the children underwent high definition scanning of the joints and surrounding tissues, but there was no evidence of joint abnormalities. A new study published in The BMJ late Tuesday suggests another intriguing possibility - that arthrogryposis may be yet another condition linked to Zika. (more...)
RCMP charge Calgary man with importing deadly synthetic drug from China RCMP charge Calgary man with importing deadly synthetic drug from China
- Августа 11, 2016

The package was bound for Calgary and was falsely marked as printer accessories. "The carfentanil was then removed from the package and it was not reintroduced into the mail stream". RCMP said it is hard to imagine what this drug would do if even a small amount made its way to Canadian streets. "The illicit drug trade remains a dynamic and lucrative criminal activity that spans borders throughout the world" says George Stephenson, Deputy Criminal Operations Officer, RCMP "K" Division . (more...)
Olympic golfers sharing course with world's largest rodents
- Августа 11, 2016

The attention will shift to the Olympic Golf Course in Rio as Golf tees off at the Olympics after a 112 year long wait. RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Jordan Spieth and Rickie Fowler planned to be roommates in Rio for the Olympics, right up until the final day to commit and Spieth made a decision to withdraw. (more...)
Zika may lead to severe joint deformities in newborns
- Августа 11, 2016

The finding that the affected babies all had patterns of peripheral nerve damage, which had caused contracting of the joints, was "consistent with our knowledge that Zika virus is particularly damaging to nervous tissue", he said. Women who are pregnant are at risk of passing along the Zika infection to their unborn children . Now that the link's been established in this small group, the researchers noted , more research needs to be done to explore the neurological component of the ... (more...)

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