Health


China's success in cloning monkeys to greatly help fight diseases: U.S. experts China's success in cloning monkeys to greatly help fight diseases: U.S. experts
- January 29, 2018

Three years ago, for example, researchers at Sun Yat-sen University in Guangzhou caused a furor when they reported carrying out the first experiment to edit the DNA of human embryos, although similar work has now been done in the United States . (more...)
Huge Indian Premier League pay day for England bad boy Ben Stokes Huge Indian Premier League pay day for England bad boy Ben Stokes
- January 28, 2018

It sure reads sexy on paper - who wouldn't want Virat Kohli sandwiched between Brendon McCullum and AB de Villiers in a batting line-up. Mumbai Indians relatively had a quiet auction, though they managed to use RTM to get back Kieron Pollard and Krunal Pandya while bagging worldwide bowlers - Pat Cummins and Mustafizur Rahman. (more...)
Giving teens alcohol to teach them responsible drinking may backfire Giving teens alcohol to teach them responsible drinking may backfire
- January 28, 2018

Every year for six years, teens and their parents filled out different surveys about alcohol habits. And British middle-class parents are the most likely to have a liberal attitude to alcohol, with those with high education and stable jobs up to 43 per cent more likely to allow their child to drink before the age of 14 than those who are uneducated and unemployed. (more...)
First Dallas Securities Inc. Has $2.42 Million Holdings in AbbVie Inc (ABBV) First Dallas Securities Inc. Has $2.42 Million Holdings in AbbVie Inc (ABBV)
- January 28, 2018

The stock increased 9.59% or $10.39 during the last trading session, reaching $118.69. About 19.61M shares traded or 286.79% up from the average. Drugmaker AbbVie Inc ( ABBV .N) significantly boosted its 2018 earnings forecast on Friday with help from USA tax reform and said it hopes to accelerate dividend growth and share buybacks, sending its stock soaring to an all-time high. (more...)
Update on Attack at Save the Children in Jalalabad, Afghanistan Update on Attack at Save the Children in Jalalabad, Afghanistan
- January 27, 2018

Following the attack, The Save The Children organization stated on Wednesday afternoon that it had temporarily suspended all projects in Afghanistan and had closed all its offices in the country. "I saw a vehicle catch fire and then a gunfight started". At least one gunmen was still fighting, Mr Khogyani said. Jalal-Abad near the border with Pakistan is often targeted by Taliban militants, the city is also a stronghold of militants "Islamic state". (more...)
A dozen camels disqualified for botox in 'camel beauty contest' A dozen camels disqualified for botox in 'camel beauty contest'
- January 27, 2018

A dozen camels have been disqualified from this year's Saudi " camel beauty contest" because their handlers used Botox to make them more "handsome". "It makes the head more inflated so when the camel comes it's like, "Oh look at how big is that head is. Everyone wants to be a victor". Before winners are announced, owners must swear on the Quran about a camel's age and ownership. (more...)
Alternative treatments used for wildlife burned in California fires Alternative treatments used for wildlife burned in California fires
- January 27, 2018

The rescuers brought the creatures to the state Department of Fish and Wildlife for treatment. They had found one bear huddling on December 9 in a backyard aviary near the town of Ojai and the other two weeks later in a nearby wooded area. Vets stitched skins to two bears' paws and wrapped them in bandages of rice paper and corn husks. "They were known either as "tamale feet" or 'California bear roll feet". (more...)
Men's basketball upsets No. 13 Ohio State 82-79 Men's basketball upsets No. 13 Ohio State 82-79
- January 27, 2018

As we get into the final stretch of Big Ten play, I am excited to see how the top three play out. Jahan Dotson of Nazareth, PA wasn't committed to Penn State , but changed his mind at the last minute. The Nittany Lions jumped out to comfortable lead early on, and every time the Buckeyes punched back, Penn State was able to fend them off. When the Buckeyes and Nittany Lions essentially dropped out, he chose to head west to the Bruins. (more...)
South Texas Sees Uptick in Zika Birth Defects South Texas Sees Uptick in Zika Birth Defects
- January 27, 2018

ISTOCK, NECKAEV-KON In the latter half of 2016, United States jurisdictions with known local transmission of Zika saw a 21 percent increase in birth defects potentially linked to the virus, according to a report published today (January 26) by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ( CDC ). (more...)
Mahesh Babu Bharath Ane Nenu First Look released Mahesh Babu Bharath Ane Nenu First Look released
- January 27, 2018

In this audio, Mahesh, who will be seen essaying Bharat in Bharat Ane Nenu , takes the oath with confidence and the movie lovers can feel the deliberate high pitched tone. The makers have also released the title logo of Bharat Ane Nenu . Bharath Ane Nenu is said to hit screens on 27 April. Bollywood actress Kiara Advani is playing the female lead. (more...)
Mosquitoes may learn to avoid you if you swat at them enough Mosquitoes may learn to avoid you if you swat at them enough
- January 27, 2018

Researchers determined this by exposing mosquitoes to a choice between a sleeve that either had a human odor or did not. "Moreover, mosquitoes remember the trained odours for days". Human beings are a favorite, and they even gain preferences for certain individuals (all the better if the person's had a few drinks ). The experiment compared regular mosquitoes (with dopamine) and genetically modified mosquitoes (without dopamine) to see the neural activity in the olfactory center of their ... (more...)
Banished YouTuber, Logan Paul, Attempts To Make Amends Banished YouTuber, Logan Paul, Attempts To Make Amends
- January 27, 2018

Paul also speaks with John Draper, director of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline , after which he shares 5 steps in helping those around you who may be dealing with depression and suicidal thoughts. The two hug after their conversation. A representative of the National Suicide Prevention Hotline confirmed they'd received a $250,000 donation from the Internet celebrity. (more...)
37 children have died from flu this season — CDC 37 children have died from flu this season — CDC
- January 27, 2018

While hospitals have not turned anyone away, Goldman said they are "basically at capacity". While the study didn't explore why only one year of vaccination didn't appear to stop severe flu cases, it's possible that older adults didn't get sufficient protection with a single dose of the vaccine because they have a weaker immune response due to chronic health problems, Castilla said by email. (more...)
Cousins injures Achilles in Pelicans' victory over Rockets Cousins injures Achilles in Pelicans' victory over Rockets
- January 27, 2018

He finished with 15 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists. Before various news outlets confirmed that Cousins will be out for the year, Pelicans head coach Alvin Gentry spoke to the media , and was visibly devastated. "All we can do is pray for him, which we did". "We're scared about it", Gentry said. Chris Paul scored a season-high 38 points before fouling out in the final seconds and almost led Houston back from a 21-point, third-quarter deficit. (more...)
Dog Sustains Life-Threatening Burns After Owner Dyes Her Coat Purple Dog Sustains Life-Threatening Burns After Owner Dyes Her Coat Purple
- January 26, 2018

PCAS says the 5-pound dog's eyes were swollen shut, she was lethargic, and her skin was visibly burned. Violet was taken to the Florida animal service organization where she received fluids, pain medication, and gently washed off. Now little Violet has a new home thanks to the care she received. Violet starts walking and starts making noise as well. Luckily, Violet did not seem to suffer any long-term injuries from the incident. (more...)
Cuomo signs executive order to combat widespread flu epidemic Cuomo signs executive order to combat widespread flu epidemic
- January 26, 2018

Dukes said the state continues to urge residents who have not yet had their flu shots to get them. Mike Duteau, Chain Pharmacy Association President, said, "The Chain Pharmacy Association of NY fully supports Governor Andrew Cuomo's Executive Order to allow pharmacists to provide flu shots to children two years old and above". (more...)
How To Avoid This Year's Flu Outbreak, According To OU Experts How To Avoid This Year's Flu Outbreak, According To OU Experts
- January 26, 2018

Aussie flu symptoms are similar to normal flu , but they can be more severe, and tend to last longer. IUPUI employees can get a flu shot in the Coleman Hall location. She notes that while the vaccine may not prevent persons from contracting the influenza virus, it will protect them against more aggressive strains. (more...)
There's still time to get the flu shot There's still time to get the flu shot
- January 26, 2018

By this time a year ago, three flu-related deaths were reported and Allen County confirmed 15 influenza deaths total. Our federal Department of Agriculture says it's aware of canine influenza in the United States and all dogs brought to Australia from the U.S. (more...)
European Union bans 'sexual orientation testing' for asylum seekers European Union bans 'sexual orientation testing' for asylum seekers
- January 26, 2018

The state-appointed Hungarian psychologist who studied the case concluded that the Nigerian man was not gay, resulting in the rejection of his application and prompting an appeal. Hundreds of LGBT people who fear persecution in Africa, the Middle East and the Russian republic of Chechnya sought asylum in the EU in 2017, according to the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights . (more...)
Terrifying shootout caught on dash cam at north Florida intersection Terrifying shootout caught on dash cam at north Florida intersection
- January 26, 2018

The video, recorded by a woman who was parked at the red light, shows a silver Lexus speed up between the lanes to her right. Drivers stopped at a Pensacola traffic light were shocked as a gunfight broke out between two vehicles — and it was all caught on dashcam footage. (more...)

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