Health


Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Has Genetic Basis Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Has Genetic Basis
- March 30, 2018

These mutations are associated with a series of genetic neuromuscular problems such as myopathies, myasthenic syndromes, and respiratory difficulties. However, the researchers stress that further investigations are needed to understand the link, and whether medication might be suitable to prevent baby deaths. (more...)
Saudi Arabia says it intercepts Yemen missile over Riyadh Saudi Arabia says it intercepts Yemen missile over Riyadh
- March 30, 2018

Saudi Arabia says it intercepted seven ballistic missiles fired by Houthi rebels from Yemen over the capital of Riyadh . A picture taken in Um Al-Hammam district in Riyadh shows the pierced ceiling of a home hit by falling shrapnel from Yemeni rebel missiles that were intercepted over the Saudi capital. (more...)
What Are Phthalates? Dining Out 'Raises Level of Chemicals Linked to Cancer' What Are Phthalates? Dining Out 'Raises Level of Chemicals Linked to Cancer'
- March 30, 2018

The link between eating out and phthalates was true for all age groups, but it was strongest among adolescents (aged 12-19): teens who frequently ate out had 55 percent higher phthalate levels than those who ate at home. "Future studies should investigate the most effective interventions to remove phthalates from the food supply". While government agencies like the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration have been skeptical about whether ... (more...)
MN will sue against citizenship question on census MN will sue against citizenship question on census
- March 30, 2018

A huge step in that direction occurred earlier this week when Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross who, ignoring appeals by scores of civil rights advocacy groups and a plurality of state attorneys general , determined that the 2020 census would query residents on whether or not they are legal citizens of the U.S. (more...)
Togus Medical Center honors Vietnam war veterans Togus Medical Center honors Vietnam war veterans
- March 30, 2018

It's been decades since the beginning of the Vietnam War, and public opinion over the war led to shaming many veterans when they returned home. The documentary was produced in 2004 and earned the Vietnam Veterans of America President's Award for Outstanding Documentary. (more...)
New Jersey Expanding Its Medical Marijuana Program New Jersey Expanding Its Medical Marijuana Program
- March 29, 2018

The reviewers reportedly also want Murphy to invite more competition into the medical cannabis industry in the state by issuing new business licenses. However, he said the Health Department did not recommend adding opiate addiction disorder, as an advisory committee had recommended past year. However, Molinares said lawmakers couldn't agree on the number of retail locations that would be allowed to open. (more...)
Scarlett Johansson to star in World War II movie 'Jojo Rabbit' Scarlett Johansson to star in World War II movie 'Jojo Rabbit'
- March 29, 2018

The production will tell the story of a young German boy during World War II, who finds out that his mother, to be played by Johansson, is hiding a Jewish girl in their home. However, he already has a discussion with Johansson regarding the role. The Wrap previously reported that, in addition to writing and directing the film, Waititi will play the imaginary friend who is inspired by Hitler. (more...)
Oklahoma approves teacher pay increase while Arizona educators rally Oklahoma approves teacher pay increase while Arizona educators rally
- March 29, 2018

According to National Education Association estimates for 2016, Oklahoma ranked 48th, followed by MS at 49 and South Dakota at 50, in terms of average USA classroom teacher salary. By passing HB1010xx, our state leaders came together to make a critical investment in the future of our state, and I am grateful to our legislators for standing up for public education. (more...)
Darren Lehmann quits as Australia coach over ball-tampering scandal Darren Lehmann quits as Australia coach over ball-tampering scandal
- March 29, 2018

Their ball-tampering plan led to Bancroft using sandpaper to scratch the surface of the ball before hiding the evidence down his pants. Warner has been fingered as the main culprit in the affair, with Cricket Australia banning him and captain Steve Smith from national and state cricket for 12 months. (more...)
Ram Charan Signed SS Rajamouli's Multi-Starrer Without Listening To The Script Ram Charan Signed SS Rajamouli's Multi-Starrer Without Listening To The Script
- March 29, 2018

It screens various short films, documentaries from Pakistan and around the world. It will now be screened at the Pakistan International Film Festival in Karachi. among others. The VFX-heavy film raked in Rs 1000 crore from its worldwide ticket sales in its first 10 days itself. Along with Baahubali , the other Indian films that will screen at the festival include-Dear Zindagi, Jolly LLB2, Hindi Medium , Sairat , Neel Batta Sannata. (more...)
Traders to down shutters on March 28 against sealing drive Traders to down shutters on March 28 against sealing drive
- March 29, 2018

Members of the associations of traders from across the city will congregate at Ramlila Ground in central Delhi to hold a protest rally on Wednesday, starting 11 am. The traders' association has also demanded the Delhi government to pass a bill against sealing. "The basic fundamentals of MCD Act, 1957 have been snatched away from traders and sealing is being conducted in a dictatorial manner under the guise of Supreme Court order", he said. (more...)
Scientists discover new human organ 'intersitium' Scientists discover new human organ 'intersitium'
- March 29, 2018

The interstitium present in each human may in fact be larger overall than our skin itself, and if the scientific community embraces its labeling as an organ it may be the new king. The interstitium is being defined as an "organ" since it has a unified structure and function. The interstitium is found all over the body. The discovery came about through advanced imaging techniques and digital capture. (more...)
Saudi Arabia Threatens Iran, Blaming Them for Yemeni Missiles Saudi Arabia Threatens Iran, Blaming Them for Yemeni Missiles
- March 29, 2018

In a press conference on Monday, Turki al-Maliki, the spokesperson of the Arab coalition, stated that Saudi Arabia forces intercepted seven Houthi missiles, including over the capital of Riyadh . But Ahmed, who residents say had been working in Riyadh as a daily wage laborer for around a year and a half, is the first civilian reported to be killed in the capital from the strikes. (more...)
Study warns: Antibiotics overuse a serious global health threat Study warns: Antibiotics overuse a serious global health threat
- March 29, 2018

In the USA, a third of antibiotics prescribed are unnecessary . Besides, antibiotic-resistant bacteria have also emerged due to the high consumption of antibiotics without a proper administration of the treatment. The discovery comes at a time when the development of new antibiotics is increasingly rare as pharmaceutical companies have moved away from antibiotics research in favor of more profitable drugs. (more...)
English man catches super gonorrhoea in world first case English man catches super gonorrhoea in world first case
- March 29, 2018

In the first recorded case worldwide, an unidentified English man - who was having regular sex with a woman in the United Kingdom - caught the STI from another woman during his travels to south east Asia earlier this year. Gonorrhoea is the UK's third largest STI after genital warts and chlamydia. The man attended sexual health services this year and was found to be infected with a form of the bacteria that is completely resistant to the first line of treatment used against it. (more...)
Danger: a mucky rubber ducky is a haven for bacteria, says study Danger: a mucky rubber ducky is a haven for bacteria, says study
- March 28, 2018

This is the first time that scientists have taken a close look at these bath toys - and it turns out that the toys your children use when getting clean are harboring potentially unsafe pathogens. "Environmental exposure to bacteria and fungi is not necessarily bad for human health and may indeed even strengthen the immune defence". Tap water doesn't usually promote the growth of bacteria, the scientists said, but low-quality polymers in the plastic materials give the nutrients, these ... (more...)
Warehouse catches fire at Mebane-based smoke detector maker Warehouse catches fire at Mebane-based smoke detector maker
- March 28, 2018

The recalled smoke alarms were sold at Menards, The Home Depot, Walmart and other department, home and hardware stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com, ShopKidde.com and other websites from September 2016 through January 2018 for between $20 and $40. (more...)
Win Myint elected president of Myanmar Win Myint elected president of Myanmar
- March 28, 2018

U. Htin Kyaw resigned last week amid concerns about his health over the last few months. Win Myint , 66, was elected about a week after the resignation of his predecessor Htin Kyaw and from a shortlist of the three vice-presidents -Myint Swe, Henry Van Thio and him. (more...)
Khap interference in marriages is illegal: SC Khap interference in marriages is illegal: SC
- March 28, 2018

It respects human rights. The police should file an FIR if any such meeting passes any diktat against any couple which does not meet their acceptance, or their families, the court said, and called upon states to "consider.establishing a safe house at each District Headquarter" where couples facing threats can be lodged. (more...)
Catch culprit, CBSE owes an explanation; students, teachers react Catch culprit, CBSE owes an explanation; students, teachers react
- March 28, 2018

In a statement on Wednesday, the board said that it has taken cognisance of certain happenings in the conduct of examinations after which the decision is being taken. "Some miscreants have tried to play mischief by circulating messages through WhatsApp and other social media to disturb the sanctity of examinations", it also said, refusing to accept that there was any case of Accountancy paper leak. (more...)

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