Health


Fever during pregnancy found to increase risk for autism Fever during pregnancy found to increase risk for autism
- June 16, 2017

What's new about this study is that it is the first large, prospective investigation showing a so-called dose-response effect. But none of the women who used ibuprofen to treat a fever during pregnancy gave birth to children later diagnosed with autism , the researchers note. (more...)
E-cigarettes may be as harmful as tobacco smoking E-cigarettes may be as harmful as tobacco smoking
- June 16, 2017

A study by the University of CT shows that the use of e-cigarettes may be just as harmful as smoking tobacco cigarettes . According to lead author and postdoctoral researcher in UConn's chemistry department Karteek Kadimisetty, this 3D printed device is completely unique in how it converts chemicals into metabolites during testing. (more...)
May Sets Up Meeting With Irish "Kingmakers"
- June 16, 2017

May apologised to Conservative MPs on Monday, accepting personal responsibility for failing to win an outright victory and sacrificing the parliamentary majority she inherited from her predecessor David Cameron when she came to power past year following the UK's vote to exit the European Union (EU). (more...)
First round of Brexit talks to begin on Monday June 19 First round of Brexit talks to begin on Monday June 19
- June 16, 2017

A spokeswoman for the Brexit department said: "We have said consistently that resolving the status of European Union citizens living in the United Kingdom and UK nationals living in other member states is our first priority for negotiations". (more...)
Congressional women's team hits practice field Congressional women's team hits practice field
- June 16, 2017

Let's hope so", Trump said . Also shot were a congressional staffer and members of the Capitol police force. And there, she and her wife, Tiffany Dyar, received a visit and flowers from Donald and Melania Trump , according to a White House press pool report . (more...)
Cookson and Browning face calls to resign after report into British Cycling Cookson and Browning face calls to resign after report into British Cycling
- June 16, 2017

The report and review, led by the chair of British Rowing, Annamarie Phelps, was leaked in March and the final version published on Wednesday has been dramatically watered down. He is standing for re-election in September. She and team-mate Katy Marchant criticised their coaches for poor selection during the qualifying period and within weeks Varnish was out, with Sutton later saying the decision was performance-related and she was no longer worth funding with public money. (more...)
Congressional Baseball Game to be held 1 day after shootings Congressional Baseball Game to be held 1 day after shootings
- June 16, 2017

President Trump is not planning to attend the game because of security concerns, the White House said Wednesday. Matt Mika, a lobbyist for Tyson Foods and former congressional staffer, was also identified as one of those shot. He acknowledged, though, that most of his colleagues who were at the baseball practice Wednesday likely wouldn't have escaped unharmed if it wasn't for the presence of two Capitol Police officers. (more...)
Tobacco use among U.S. students dropped sharply in 2016 Tobacco use among U.S. students dropped sharply in 2016
- June 16, 2017

A large government survey released Thursday, June 15, 2017, suggests the number of USA high school and middle school students using electronic cigarettes fell to 2.2 million last year, from 3 million the year before. While e-cigarettes are believed to be less risky than smoking traditional tobacco cigarettes, their popularity has sparked an intense debate over benefits and harms. (more...)
Put the french fries down: Eating fried potatoes doubles risk of death Put the french fries down: Eating fried potatoes doubles risk of death
- June 16, 2017

In 2014, Americans consumed 112.1 pounds of potatoes per person, according to the National Potato Council . They noted that 33.5 pounds were fresh potatoes, while the remaining 78.5 were processed. The study tracked how often they ate fried potatoes. Veronese told CNN additional research is necessary to establish a more definite conclusion. Veronese adds that apart from these trans fats there are other factors such as lack of exercise and being obese and overweight that can be the cause ... (more...)
Cop shot dead two injured in separate attacks in Kashmir Cop shot dead two injured in separate attacks in Kashmir
- June 16, 2017

A police official said militants fired from point blank range towards policeman Shabir Ahmad Dar outside his residence at Bogund, Kulgam this afternoon. Reportedly, Shabir was associated with the Special Operations Group (SOG) of the Jammu and Kashmir Police. "As he returned to his home, he was shot by the militants", they said. (more...)
BJP clinches one-vote win in Karnataka upper House BJP clinches one-vote win in Karnataka upper House
- June 16, 2017

The BJP members include the Council Chairman. The Congress needed four additional votes to win a no-confidence motion that they moved against Shankaramurthy. "It has become a habit for national political parties, the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party, to use JD-S for their vested interests", Kumaraswamy, son of JD-S supremo Deve Gowda, said. (more...)
India belies Pakistan's claim on purported Russian offer of mediation India belies Pakistan's claim on purported Russian offer of mediation
- June 16, 2017

Addressing a weekly media briefing here, Foreign Office spokesperson Nafees Zakaria said that Pakistan welcomed UNSC's permanent member Russia's attention and intention to play a role in this longstanding issue on the UNSC agenda. He said India is engaging in activities to misguide the worldwide community by portraying Kashmiris' genuine freedom movement as terrorism. The Pak prime minister had met the Russian president in Kazakhstan on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation ... (more...)
Naidu,Rajnath brief PM Modi on presidential polls Naidu,Rajnath brief PM Modi on presidential polls
- June 16, 2017

Leaders of opposition parties will hold their meeting this afternoon to chalk out their joint strategy and come up with a consensus candidate. Earlier this week, Union Information and Broadcasting Minister M. Bhagwat as President would be ideal for the BJP also because he would not have too many qualms in signing the dotted lines of the laws the saffron party passes. (more...)
Baseball's Muhl Taken By Pirates in MLB Draft Baseball's Muhl Taken By Pirates in MLB Draft
- June 16, 2017

Read through the slideshow to meet the N.J. players taken in the 40-round draft. UA was the last SEC school to have a current player drafted. The Cardinals are scheduled to face the Tampa Bay Rays at Busch Stadium on August 25-27. Hayes, a native of Johnson City and graduate of Science Hill High School, was taken 398th overall by the Baltimore Orioles in the 13th round. Boyd was an NJCAA Div. (more...)
Major League Baseball will allow player nicknames on jerseys for a weekend Major League Baseball will allow player nicknames on jerseys for a weekend
- June 16, 2017

LHP Karl Cragie (SR) 34 RoundKargie was drafted in the 34 round (#1019 overall) by the Miami Marlins . While it's unclear what numerous Tide late-round selections will do, Cyphert appeared to indicate his intention to join the Marlins, tweeting, "So thankful and excited for this opportunity!" Cyphert started 13 games this season for Gulf Coast and was 5-3 with a 4.57 ERA. (more...)
Orlando City soccer player Cyle Larin arrested for DUI Orlando City soccer player Cyle Larin arrested for DUI
- June 16, 2017

Larin later blew a.179 and.182 on consecutive breathalyzer tests. Larin told police he was unfamiliar with the area before acknowledging he had lived in Orlando since 2015, according to a report filed with the Orange County Clerk of Courts. (more...)
Manhunt for escaped inmates shifts north with burglary
- June 16, 2017

Officials say the two may be making their getaway in a dark green 2004 Honda Civic with Georgia plate RBJ660. Sills said in his professional opinion he doesn't believe the escapees are any longer in Madison or Morgan County. The sum is being offered for information leading to Rowe and Dubose's arrests. Law enforcement across the region - and the nation - have been tapped in the massive manhunt. (more...)
Woman drowns rabid raccoon after it attacks her Woman drowns rabid raccoon after it attacks her
- June 16, 2017

When the raccoon ran straight for her, Borch said she knew it was rabid. Once the raccoon noticed her, it apparently stormed toward Borch, who subsequently dropped her phone and headphones in a puddle. A ME woman took matters into her own hands when faced with a rabid raccoon. The mad creature then dug its teeth into her thumb, refusing to let go, while scratching her legs and arms frantically. (more...)
Playing both sides: Fultz happy to land with Lakers, Celtics Playing both sides: Fultz happy to land with Lakers, Celtics
- June 16, 2017

Still, the sentiment around most National Basketball Association circles is that they will select Ball despite the fact some in the organization were not impressed with his conditioning during his first workout. Washington's Markelle Fultz , the projected first-overall pick, will visit the team on Thursday. The University of Washington guard could be the No. (more...)
Global Biological Electrode Sensor Market 2017 - Nova Biomedical, Bayer, ARKRAY, Medtronic, Roche Global Biological Electrode Sensor Market 2017 - Nova Biomedical, Bayer, ARKRAY, Medtronic, Roche
- June 15, 2017

The Metallographic Cutting Machine industry report concludes with the Company Profiles section which includes information on major developments, strategic moves and financials of the key players operating in Metallographic Cutting Machine market . (more...)

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