Health


Unchecked antibiotic use prevalent in the Solomons Unchecked antibiotic use prevalent in the Solomons
- November 14, 2017

November 13th kicks off World Antibiotics Awareness Week , and Allen County Public Health wants to remind people to "Be Antibiotics Aware" when using them. People can hand in their unused or out of date antibiotics at any of the Trust's Lloyds outpatient pharmacies based at St Mary's Hospital in Paddington, Charing Cross Hospital in Hammersmith and Hammersmith Hospital in Acton, until Wednesday 1 December. (more...)
Firearms amnesty introduced after gun crime rises by 27% Firearms amnesty introduced after gun crime rises by 27%
- November 14, 2017

Others are acquired and distributed by criminal networks to harm, threaten and intimidate their local communities. Firearms and ammunition must not be left outside any police building if it is closed, nor handed in before or after the surrender period. (more...)
New blood pressure range means almost half of Americans have hypertension New blood pressure range means almost half of Americans have hypertension
- November 14, 2017

According to Ferdinand, high blood pressure is the leading cause of heart conditions that lead to death and disability in America. "It's a nice combination of understanding accurately average blood pressure and also understanding underlying risk". (more...)
Hilarious play is a microcosm of Florida's disastrous season Hilarious play is a microcosm of Florida's disastrous season
- November 13, 2017

Quarterback Jake Bentley threw a rather bad pass out of the end zone to be intercepted by a wide open CJ Henderson . Later in the first quarter, wide receiver Freddie Swain delivered a ideal block to give Kadarius Toney 23 yards of open space. (more...)
Bill Gates invests $50m to fight Alzheimer's Bill Gates invests $50m to fight Alzheimer's
- November 13, 2017

Gates is dipping into his own pocket to back the DDF, keeping the investment separate from the $40 billion Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation which is mainly devoted to diseases affecting the developing world such as malaria and polio. "There are plenty of reasons to be optimistic about our chances: Our understanding of the brain and the disease is advancing a great deal". Gates' support has already had a positive impact on research being conducted into other diseases so we are delighted ... (more...)
Hariri says he will return to Lebanon soon, leaves doubt about resignation Hariri says he will return to Lebanon soon, leaves doubt about resignation
- November 13, 2017

Lebanon President Michel Aoun said before the interview that the " mysterious circumstances for Hariri's stay in the Saudi capital of Riaydh makes all his positions questionable and in doubt and not of his own volition". Next to Saad Hariri was a photograph of the man they alleged to be his captor: Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman . On Monday, French foreign minister Jean-Yves le Drian called for "non-interference" in Lebanon. (more...)
SC Pulls up Centre and Delhi Govt, Says It's 'Emergency-Like' Situation SC Pulls up Centre and Delhi Govt, Says It's 'Emergency-Like' Situation
- November 13, 2017

Ashok Agarwal, another advocate with the Supreme Court told Firstpost that there is no legal bar on the government in filing a review petition in the NGT even if a similar petition is being heard in the Supreme Court. "We need to exempt them from odd-even scheme", Prakash added. "By taking a minimum conservative estimate, at least 25 lakh two wheeler owners will have to use other modes of public transport on a particular day. (more...)
Sex triggered one in 100 fatal heart attacks in men, finds analysis Sex triggered one in 100 fatal heart attacks in men, finds analysis
- November 13, 2017

Heart-stopping sex is rare, but when it occurs it usually happens to a man, says one of the first large studies to examine sudden cardiac arrest during or just after sex. But of these more than half happened during sex. In an earlier article about sex and heart attack, a United States cardiologist puts the absolute risk of heart attack for a 50-year-old man who exercises regularly at one chance in a million per hour. (more...)
Another alleged cow vigilantism murder in Alwar Another alleged cow vigilantism murder in Alwar
- November 13, 2017

He and Ummar were apparently taking the cows for smuggling", the Alwar SP said. But he refused to use the so-called term cow vigilantes , who have over the past year become synonymous with a string of attacks on cattle traders across India. (more...)
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4
- November 13, 2017

As a result of the permanent price cut, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage is priced at Rs 9,999, down from Rs 10,999. Xiaomi has mentioned that it is a permanent price cut, making the device that much more alluring to buyers. (more...)
Felipe Massa: Brazil send-off felt like a win Felipe Massa: Brazil send-off felt like a win
- November 13, 2017

Williams deputy team principal Claire Williams said: "I would like to thank Felipe for all he has done for the team over the last four years". "I hope Formula 1 stays in Brazil", Massa said. I was very close to Felipe out of the last corner a few times and thought "now is the time I will pass him" but even with DRS he was pulling away. I was so emotional when I finished the race. (more...)
D'Angelo Russell expected to miss several Nets games due to injury
- November 13, 2017

Russell landed awkwardly and hobbled to the bench before going to the locker room. D'Angelo Russell's injury isn't as serious as initially feared. ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported that Russell was expected to miss 'several games'. Los Angeles wanted to get out from under the three years remaining on Timofey Mozgov's contract, and Brooklyn smartly used the Lakers' desperation to get a player around whom it can build. (more...)
Heat guard Dion Waiters responds to Rudy Gobert's dirty play accusation Heat guard Dion Waiters responds to Rudy Gobert's dirty play accusation
- November 13, 2017

Gobert was able to return to the game Friday night after it was determined he'd suffered no ligament damage, but he was forced to miss Utah's game Saturday against the Brooklyn Nets , and will now be on the shelf for at least a month. "Kind of like the same thing that happened before on my MCL so my knee just went inside and kind of popped inside and back out". A native of Saint-Quentin, Gobert has appeared in 12 games for the Jazz this season, averaging 13.9 points, 10.9 rebounds and ... (more...)
Georgia Tech player proposes to girlfriend after Jackets upset Hokies Georgia Tech player proposes to girlfriend after Jackets upset Hokies
- November 12, 2017

Jeune got loose behind the secondary, hauled in the long throw and just managed to stick the ball inside the pylon before tumbling out of bounds. "We felt like we had an opportunity with as good of a look as we were going to get to go win the game". (more...)
Pakistan's Punjab Government Urges Amarinder Singh To Ban Stubble Burning Pakistan's Punjab Government Urges Amarinder Singh To Ban Stubble Burning
- November 12, 2017

He reiterated his demand for compensation for farmers for crop resident management to check the risky trend of stubble burning , which has triggered a major smog crisis in the northern belt of the country. Singh has demanded about Rs 2,000 crore from the Centre for the management of the harvest residue and preventing farmers from burning it and causing pollution. (more...)
Disneyland Shuts Down Cooling Towers After Several Visitors Contract Legionnaires Disneyland Shuts Down Cooling Towers After Several Visitors Contract Legionnaires
- November 11, 2017

Of that total, nine had visited the park in September, and the remainder lived or traveled in Anaheim. "These towers were treated with chemicals that destroy the bacteria and are now shut down", said Hymel. The county agency issued an order November 8 requiring Disney to take the towers out of service until they are shown to be free from contamination. (more...)
Boy Gets New Skin, Thanks To Gene-corrected Stem Cells Boy Gets New Skin, Thanks To Gene-corrected Stem Cells
- November 11, 2017

He was in a lot of pain, and doctors "had a lot of trouble keeping this kid alive", Tobias Rothoeft, a doctor at the hospital, said in a press briefing. "After almost two months we were absolutely sure that we could do nothing for this kid and that he would die", Rothoeft told journalists ahead of the study's publication in the journal Nature . (more...)
Civilians wounded in Yemen air strikes Civilians wounded in Yemen air strikes
- November 11, 2017

The coalition has targeted the nearby defence ministry in the past, leaving it heavily damaged, but the fresh strikes come amid a ratcheting up of tensions between Saudi Arabia and its rival Iran , which backs the Huthi rebels. This week, UN aid chief Mark Lowcock warned the Security Council (UNSC) that Yemen would face "the largest starvation the world has seen for many decades, with millions of victims", unless the blockade was lifted. (more...)
Congress vindicated by GST rate cuts: P Chidambaram
- November 11, 2017

Earlier in the day, Chidambaram had said that Congress finance ministers would "force changes" in the GST rates in the meeting. "Congress party's next goal will be to push for one rate: RNR with an RNR plus and an RNR minus", the former finance minister added. (more...)
Bulls will host the 2020 All-Star Game Bulls will host the 2020 All-Star Game
- November 10, 2017

It will mark the third time that the National Basketball Association has brought the All-Star game to the West Side but the first to be played at the United Center . Before the annual showcase makes its way to Chicago, the National Basketball Association will make stops in Los Angeles and Charlotte, N.C., hosting the game at the Staples Center in 2018 and the Spectrum Center in 2019. (more...)

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