Health


Another Version Of The Flu Vaccine Might Return Next Season Another Version Of The Flu Vaccine Might Return Next Season
- February 23, 2018

However, the new recommendation from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices follows results from a USA study in young children which found that vaccines containing a 2017-18 strain of H1N1 influenza virus performed better than the 2015-16 strain that had shown lower effectivenesses, according to AstraZeneca. (more...)
Boston Dynamics robot opens blocked door Boston Dynamics robot opens blocked door
- February 22, 2018

In the video, the dog is shown attempting to open a door-when a human comes with a hockey stick and shoves the robot's grasping arm away from the door knob. Eventually, the robot succeeds in opening the door and walking through the doorway. A clawless SpotMini approaches the door, analyzes its position with cameras studded on its frame, and makes way for a clawed pal to open the door. (more...)
F1: Ferrari unveil new race vehicle (4)
- February 22, 2018

Speculation in recent days has focused on Ferrari's likely vehicle livery with suggestions that the white which featured on the engine cover of its famous red machine a year ago could disappear after former sponsor Santander withdrew from F1. (more...)
Kevin Koe's rink loses to U.S. in Olympic curling semi-final Kevin Koe's rink loses to U.S. in Olympic curling semi-final
- February 22, 2018

It was the second straight Olympic gold for Wise, who put down the most hard, technically precise run ever seen in the sport of halfpipe skiing. Shannon Szabados made 39 saves for Canada , which had won four straight Olympic gold medals. Switzerland, who earlier in the day beat Great Britain in a tiebreaker to earn the fourth spot, will face Canada for the bronze medal on Friday, while the United States take on Sweden for the gold on Saturday. (more...)
'Jurassic World 3' Set For The Summer Of 2021 'Jurassic World 3' Set For The Summer Of 2021
- February 22, 2018

No director is in place for the threequel, but Jurassic World director Colin Trevorrow is to once again act as executive producer and co-write the screenplay with franchise newcomer Emily Carmichael . There have been no casting confirmations just yet, but we will let you know as soon as we hear anything further! After harsh fan reaction to Jurassic World (which nonetheless made serious bank at the box office), "new creative voices" are exactly what the franchise needs. (more...)
Mumbai's Nair hospital doctors surgically remove largest brain tumour Mumbai's Nair hospital doctors surgically remove largest brain tumour
- February 22, 2018

The tumour, weighing a whopping 1.873 kg, is the largest of its kind to be excised successfully anywhere in the world, said Professor and Head of Neurosurgery at BYL Nair Charitable Hospital, Dr Trimurti D. During the operation , the doctors "had to cut open the scalp and remove the tumor". Mr. Pal's wife Manju said that they approached three hospitals in Uttar Pradesh, but all doctors said that the tumour was inoperable. (more...)
Antidepressants Work On Treating Major Depression, New Study Says Antidepressants Work On Treating Major Depression, New Study Says
- February 22, 2018

The study also evaluated acceptability of antidepressants by analyzing the proportion of people who stopped participating before eight weeks. A vast research study which sought to settle a long-standing debate about whether or not antidepressant drugs work has found they are indeed effective in relieving depression . (more...)
Dana aircraft overshoots PH runway, lands inside the bush Dana aircraft overshoots PH runway, lands inside the bush
- February 22, 2018

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria also confirmed that all passengers were safely evacuated. "The aircraft came in from Abuja to Port Harcourt". He added: "However, efforts are in place to continuously enhance safety and security in our industry in accordance with the reformation agenda of the Buhari administration for the aviation sector". (more...)
Flash flood warning issued Flash flood warning issued
- February 22, 2018

Forecasters at the National Weather Service office in White Lake, Mich. said the Raisin should crest around 9.7 feet sometime Thursday morning. Vicki Wolber, director of the Macomb County Emergency Management & Communications, said areas of concern include North Avenue between 28 Mile and 30 Mile roads; 16 Mile and Dequindre; and Jefferson Avenue at Orchid. (more...)
Government to vet over 8000 names on initial repatriation list Government to vet over 8000 names on initial repatriation list
- February 22, 2018

Bangladesh security forces have been instructed not to let those Rohingya cross the border, and many of them have said they would rather stay there to avoid becoming refugees in Bangladesh. The Rohingyas in the no man's land have been subjected to intimidating efforts by Myanmar security forces over the past few months. The United Nations and the U.S. (more...)
Here's Your First, Very Serious Look At Netflix's Lost In Space Reboot Here's Your First, Very Serious Look At Netflix's Lost In Space Reboot
- February 21, 2018

Another reboot is coming to Netflix with the series premiere for Lost in Space scheduled for Friday, April 13 and we have a new trailer and your first look at images to get you hyped for the latest Netflix Original series. Netflix has officially announced Lost In Space , a "modern reimagining" of the 1960s version of the same title. Assuming the new series sticks to the basic formula as the original, each episode will follow the Robinsons and their friends as they deal with the assorted ... (more...)
Florida shooting: Republican aide fired after saying Parkland survivors were 'actors' Florida shooting: Republican aide fired after saying Parkland survivors were 'actors'
- February 21, 2018

Leary, a reporter for The Tampa Bay Times , said the comments were directed at two outspoken Marjory Stoneman seniors - David Hogg and Emma Gonzalez - who have rallied for tougher gun laws in the aftermath of the February 14 shooting. Speaker of the Florida House Richard Corcoran, who oversees all House employees, fired Kelly and issued an apology to the students. "I made a mistake whereas I tried to inform a reporter of information relating to his story regarding a school shooting", ... (more...)
Arkansas police investigate deaths of newborns found in suitcase Arkansas police investigate deaths of newborns found in suitcase
- February 21, 2018

Autopsies for the babies are pending, and its results could shed more light into the case. The Cross County Arkansas Sheriff's Office is investigating a awful case. It is also not clear if the babies died before or after they were kept in the suitcase. "You just don't hear about things like this but now, all of a sudden, it's right here at your back door", she told the new station. (more...)
Pro-Trump Media Attacks Florida School Shooting Survivors Pro-Trump Media Attacks Florida School Shooting Survivors
- February 21, 2018

He started interviewing those closest to him in the cramped space, who told him how terrified they felt. Just because Donald Trump, Jr .is constantly coached to LIE by his father doesn't mean that this sweet 17-year-old boy was coached by his father to give an anti-Trump narrative. (more...)
Alcohol use biggest preventable risk factor for dementia Alcohol use biggest preventable risk factor for dementia
- February 21, 2018

In light of their findings, the researchers recommendthe introduction of screening, brief interventions and treatment for alcohol use disorders to reduce its impact on dementia. "All of these factors were found to be independent risk factors for dementia onset". Note that the prevalence increased in patients with early-onset dementia: 38.9 of early-onset cases were associated with alcohol-related brain damage and 17.6% were associated with other alcohol use disorders. (more...)
Hadiya Tells Supreme Court Hadiya Tells Supreme Court
- February 21, 2018

She also stated that she wanted to remain as the wife of Shafin Jahan, the Muslim man who married her. A Hindu by birth and named as Akhila Ashokan, she is said to have converted to Islam several months before her marriage. Later, the court chose to hear the major woman and interviewed her in the open court when she made an appeal for her freedom under the Constitution. (more...)
Nigeria releasing 475 Boko Haram suspects for rehabilitation Nigeria releasing 475 Boko Haram suspects for rehabilitation
- February 21, 2018

Damian Chukwu, police commissioner for Borno state, said the attack took place at a fish market around 20 kilometres from the centre of Maiduguri at about 8:00 p.m. One Haruna Yahaya, involved in the 2014 kidnapping of more than 200 schoolgirls from Chibok, had 15 years added to his initial 15-year sentence. In spite of the recent attacks by the boko haram insurgents in the north east region, the military insists that the Boko Haram insurgents have been completely defeated. (more...)
PM Narendra Modi launches railway projects in Mysuru PM Narendra Modi launches railway projects in Mysuru
- February 21, 2018

Afterward, PM will address a public rally at Maharaja's College Grounds. The project was taken up on a cost-sharing basis with the State Government having chipped in almost ₹ 581 crore. We are working towards this since last four years. The Karnataka government is derailing the projects. Alleging that the Siddharamaiah Government was knee deep in corruption, with scams and irregularities emerging every day, the PM said that the responsibility of punishing the corrupt rested on the people ... (more...)
Living Long Past 90! Drinking Alcohol Helps Better Than Exercise Living Long Past 90! Drinking Alcohol Helps Better Than Exercise
- February 21, 2018

According to a long-term study led by University of California neurologist Claudia Kawas , nonagenarians who favoured a moderate amount of the sauce were statistically likely to stave off the grim reaper than those who had a regimen of keen exercise. (more...)
Liam Payne reveals the cause of his recent arguments with Cheryl Liam Payne reveals the cause of his recent arguments with Cheryl
- February 21, 2018

Whilst Liam is a devout West Brom fan, Cheryl is (as we all know) a very proud Geordie. "They're desperate to make a go at it, but it's absolutely on the rocks". "Everyone hopes they can sort things out but, at the same time, it may be too large an obstacle". It was reported over the weekend that the couple were holding crisis talks and that Liam had sought legal advice to figure out what a split would mean for their fortunes and son. (more...)

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