Health


Famous Japanese Snow Monkeys Take Baths To Lower Stress Famous Japanese Snow Monkeys Take Baths To Lower Stress
- April 05, 2018

Japanese macaques, also known as snow monkeys , are the world's northernmost species of monkey, and live in central Japan, as well as the Shimokita Peninsula in northern Honshu Island in areas where fall and winter temperatures reach well below zero. (more...)
20 yrs on, blackbuck killing verdict 20 yrs on, blackbuck killing verdict
- April 05, 2018

A Jodhpur court will deliver the verdict in the 1998 black buck poaching case against Bollywood actor Salman Khan on Thursday. The prime accused, Salman Khan , arrived in Mumbai from Abu Dhabi today and later boarded a chartered aircraft for Jodhpur , as reported by Press Trust of India. (more...)
McMillan: Series win would be very special McMillan: Series win would be very special
- April 05, 2018

New Zealand's tail had looked a little longer in this Test without the injured Todd Astle, but in the first innings Tim Southee made an important half-century to narrow the deficit then Sodhi and Wagner defied England during the final session. (more...)
Medical Marijuana Could Help Lower Opioid Epidemic Medical Marijuana Could Help Lower Opioid Epidemic
- April 04, 2018

Instead, they find evidence that legalization may reduce the prescribing of opioids. Researchers also noted that they were only able to show correlation and want additional studies to be done to confirm that marijuana use is the definitive reason for the reduction in opioids use. (more...)
FDA recalls kratom products due to Salmonella risk FDA recalls kratom products due to Salmonella risk
- April 04, 2018

This is the first time that the FDA has issued a mandatory recall because a company failed to comply with the agency's request to conduct a voluntary recall, according to a news release. The FDA is testing all Salmonella strains isolated from these products to see if they match strains of Salmonella that have caused human illness. (more...)
Former Adrian city official avoids prison time in child pornography case Former Adrian city official avoids prison time in child pornography case
- April 04, 2018

A 42 year old Arnprior man faces a child porn charge among others in connection with allegations from two teenage girls. Agents found Derk was uploading and downloading pornographic images of children, according to the statement. According to the arrest affidavit, the investigation began in September 2016 when law enforcement was given an 8 mm videotape that depicted the child. (more...)
Deadly flu season claims 86 lives in Alberta Deadly flu season claims 86 lives in Alberta
- April 04, 2018

A second wave of influenza B is apparently hitting, according to the Spokane Regional Health District, which reports that while flu hospitalizations peaked in January per usual then declined in February, they went up again in March. The Brisbane strain has been approved for use within the mainstream vaccine, meaning the general population would be given a four-strain - or quadrivalent vaccine - for the 2018 flu season. (more...)
Could medical marijuana help curb the opioid crisis?
- April 04, 2018

When asked about the negative effects of both prescription medication and marijuana, 48 percent thought prescription pain medicines are more addictive than marijuana, and 57 percent believed that such medicines have more side effects than marijuana. (more...)
JNU on top as University in HRD 2018 NIRF ranking JNU on top as University in HRD 2018 NIRF ranking
- April 04, 2018

The Capital's St Stephen's College, Bishop Heber College in Tamil Nadu's Tiruchirappalli, Hindu College in Delhi, Presidency College and Loyola College in Chennai, Delhi's Shri Ram College of Commerce and Lady Shri Ram College for Women, Ramakrishna Mission Vidyamandira in Howrah and Chennai's Madras Christian College were among the top 10 colleges in 2018 in India. (more...)
'Nightmare bacteria' are trying to spread in the US, CDC says 'Nightmare bacteria' are trying to spread in the US, CDC says
- April 04, 2018

The CDC defines "unusual resistance" as germs that can not be killed by all or most antibiotics; are now uncommon in the USA; or have specific genes that allow them to spread their resistance to other germs. "Nightmare bacteria" with unusual resistance to antibiotics of last resort were found more than 200 times in the United States a year ago in a first-of-a-kind hunt to see how much of a threat these rare cases are becoming, health officials said Tuesday, April 3, 2018. (more...)
Grindr Is Accused of Sharing Delicate User Data with Vendors Grindr Is Accused of Sharing Delicate User Data with Vendors
- April 04, 2018

Antoine Pultier, a researcher at the Norwegian nonprofit SINTEF , which first identified the issue, said that the two companies were also given users' Global Positioning System data, phone ID and email, making it possible for them to identify specific users. (more...)
April marks National Donate Life Month 2018 April marks National Donate Life Month 2018
- April 04, 2018

Yet the number of people in need of transplants continues to outpace the number of organs donated. The flags were raised at 10:08 a.m. OneLegacy's partnership with the DMV includes special events, ongoing educational sessions to staff, and recognition to their staff and leadership. (more...)
UK Government Unveils One Of 'World's Toughest' Bans On Ivory Sales UK Government Unveils One Of 'World's Toughest' Bans On Ivory Sales
- April 04, 2018

The policy change was formulated in consultation with at least 70,000 contributors, of which 88 percent responded in support of a total ivory ban . WWF chief executive Tanya Steele said the ban made the United Kingdom a "global leader in tackling this bloody trade ". This ban will send a clear and unequivocal message that ivory trade is over and rightly being consigned to the history books. (more...)
DOJ Sues to Stop California's Bid to Exert Control Over Federal Lands DOJ Sues to Stop California's Bid to Exert Control Over Federal Lands
- April 03, 2018

The lawsuit, filed in federal court in the Eastern District of California, alleges the state's law violates the Constitution and should be blocked. "California has once again passed an extreme statute, found in no other state, to obstruct the federal government", Jesse Panuccio, the Justice Department's associate attorney general, telling reporters according to Reuters, "this time by interfering with the conveyance of federal land". (more...)
Studies examine relationship between legal cannabis use, opioid prescriptions Studies examine relationship between legal cannabis use, opioid prescriptions
- April 03, 2018

Initial prescriptions for more than seven days of immediate-release opioids will be automatically rejected at the pharmacy. In the second study , another team of researchers looked at the number of opioid prescriptions filled under Medicare in all US states from 2010 through 2015. (more...)
Mormon Church names its first Latin-American and Asian-American apostles Mormon Church names its first Latin-American and Asian-American apostles
- April 03, 2018

They will join the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, which until now was made up entirely of white men. In the Saturday morning session of the two-day conference, Mormon leaders didn't touch that topic. He was assistant to the president for planning and assessment at Brigham Young University until April 2010. The LDS church was founded by Joseph Smith in 1830. (more...)
My brain is my enemy My brain is my enemy
- April 03, 2018

One of India's distinguished news anchors, Venkannagari Raddhika Reddy has taken her own life after returning from work on Sunday, in the Indian city of Hyderabad . When locals noticed Radhika suspiciously lingering on the upstairs, she jumped off before reached to rescue her. " My brain is my enemy ", she writes in the suicide note which the police founded. (more...)
West Brom sink closer to drop with Burnley defeat West Brom sink closer to drop with Burnley defeat
- April 03, 2018

The loss left West Brom bottom of the table and 10 point adrift of safety, staring into the abyss of relegation. And although a late goal from Salomon Rondon prevented a 1th clean sheet of the campaign, it was not enough to stop Burnley's momentum or do anything to help West Brom's seemingly inevitable slide into the Championship. (more...)
Delhi leapfrogs to BS-VI fuel. How it affects you Delhi leapfrogs to BS-VI fuel. How it affects you
- April 03, 2018

Talking to reporters here after taking charge last month as IOC Director (Refineries), B.V. Rama Gopal also said that the company is investing Rs 16,628 crore in upgrading its refineries to produce Euro-VI emission norm compliant petrol and diesel, instead of the now used BS-IV, which is slated to be implemented in Delhi from Sunday. (more...)
Mother Nature sends early April snow to Montana Mother Nature sends early April snow to Montana
- April 03, 2018

The last time the NYC saw heavy snowfalls was more than a hundred years ago, on April 3, 1915, when the city was blanketed in 10 inches (25 cm) of snow . A winter storm warning is in place from Fargo, through the Twin Cities, to Green Bay on Saturday. The snow will become less intense and slow down by mid to late morning. (more...)

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