Health


David Goodall: Scientist, 104, ends his life in Switzerland David Goodall: Scientist, 104, ends his life in Switzerland
- May 10, 2018

The decades-old legislation that authorized the practice also says, somewhat vaguely, that people who help others to die can not do so for "selfish" reasons. The lauded ecologist and botanist was not terminally ill. "I greatly regret having reached that age", Goodall said in an interview earlier this month, the Guardian reported. (more...)
Israeli rights groups rebuke plan to deport Human Rights Watch directo Israeli rights groups rebuke plan to deport Human Rights Watch directo
- May 10, 2018

In 2017, in addition to documenting abuses related to the occupation, Human Rights Watch reviewed Israel's record on women's rights and reported on the incommunicado detention of Israeli citizens Avera Mangistu and Hisham al-Sayed by Hamas, and criticized the Palestinian Authority's draconian cybercrime law that restricts free expression. (more...)
Fake Indian 'space men' arrested over NASA scam Fake Indian 'space men' arrested over NASA scam
- May 10, 2018

After Narendar approached the crime branch and said that he was duped , the crime branch constituted a team after noting down his complaint. The victim was told that if he invested money for the testing, he could earn handsome amount, Kumar said. (more...)
Gujarat Class 12 HSC result 2018 declared, how to check Gujarat Class 12 HSC result 2018 declared, how to check
- May 10, 2018

The pass percentage of boys was 71 per cent while that of girls was 74.9 per cent. Rajkot emerged the top scoring district in the state. The total number of students who passed the examination stands at 98,067, which is out of the 1.34 lakh students who appeared. (more...)
Electronic Arts (EA) Releases FY19 Earnings Guidance Electronic Arts (EA) Releases FY19 Earnings Guidance
- May 10, 2018

Sold All: 82 Reduced: 234 Increased: 184 New Position: 85. Louisiana State Employees Retirement Sys stated it has 0.09% of its capital in Electronic Arts Inc . The stock presently has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average price target of $136.52. Electronic Arts had a net margin of 19.67% and a return on equity of 25.42%. (more...)
37000 nursing home residents to get warning notices Thursday 37000 nursing home residents to get warning notices Thursday
- May 10, 2018

Gov. John Bel Edwards' staff has planned a press conference Wednesday for more details, a day before the notices are set to be mailed to 37,000 Medicaid recipients in nursing homes or other long-term care facilities. At least one nursing home has started notifying people about the possible loss of benefits. "It's egregious in my personal opinion", said House GOP leader Lance Harris, of Alexandria. (more...)
Thunderstorm & Heavy Rain Alert : 13 States Alarmed,Schools In Haryana Closed Thunderstorm & Heavy Rain Alert : 13 States Alarmed,Schools In Haryana Closed
- May 10, 2018

Storm alert has also been issued for Haryana , Chandigarh and Delhi . Power outages were also reported from many areas. Residents have also been advised to stay indoors and take precaution if going out. "Normal movement of trains will be restored once the wind speed is less then 85kmph for continuous five minutes", the DMRC said. The weather office has warned of rainfall and thunderstorm activity across the country next week onwards, while east, northeast and southern peninsula will ... (more...)
Canadian officials heading to Nigeria to discuss asylum seekers Canadian officials heading to Nigeria to discuss asylum seekers
- May 10, 2018

The Canadian government has sharpened its tone towards asylum seekers, warning that simply making it across the border is not a "free ticket" to Canada as the number of migrants crossing from the USA continues to rise. In Toronto, Mayor John Tory said last month that number of asylum seekers in city shelters had grown from 459 in 2016 to 2,351, and his city needs more funds to deal with the situation. (more...)
USPSTF recommendation statement on screening for prostate cancer USPSTF recommendation statement on screening for prostate cancer
- May 10, 2018

The USPSTF recommends against PSA-based screening for men 70 and older. Six years ago, the U.S.... Older men are also more vulnerable than young men. We thank the USPSTF for implementing strategies to solicit feedback from the community on its research plan; for engaging urologists to review the evidence report upon which these recommendations were based; and for taking into account comments from the prostate cancer community in finalizing this guidance. (more...)
Ekiti 2018- PDP Primary: How Olusola, Fayose's man emerged PDP candidate Ekiti 2018- PDP Primary: How Olusola, Fayose's man emerged PDP candidate
- May 09, 2018

The national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP ), Uche Secondus, has said the successful conduct of the PDP gubernatorial primaries in Ekiti State is a result of the party's re-branding and re-positioning project. They are leaders of the party irrespective of what has happened before this primary. She said, "For the benefits of our party I offer myself as a sacrificial lamb to make our party great". (more...)
E. Coli Outbreak Reaches Minnesota, With Ten Cases Reported E. Coli Outbreak Reaches Minnesota, With Ten Cases Reported
- May 09, 2018

The Centers for Disease Control said a total of 149 people in 29 states have become sick. A second case in ND possibly associated with the outbreak is still under investigation. Four more states are reporting illnesses caused by an outbreak of food poisoning linked to romaine lettuce grown in Arizona. Most people recover in five to seven days with supportive treatment. (more...)
Trump's withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal doesn't make us safer Trump's withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal doesn't make us safer
- May 09, 2018

Last week, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, trying to support Mr. Trump's decision , presented a trove of archived documents pertaining to the Iranian nuclear weapons development program obtained in a daring 2018 Israeli black ops operation in Iran . (more...)
Tensions brew on Yemen's Socotra after UAE deployment Tensions brew on Yemen's Socotra after UAE deployment
- May 09, 2018

The comments came after three Emirati cargo planes carrying military equipment and 100 troops landed on Socotra on Wednesday evening. On Friday, Yemen's prime minister and other officials held a meeting with a Saudi commission that arrived to mediate and investigate recent events following outrage by Yemen's government over the United Arab Emirates (UAE) troop expansion in Socotra. (more...)
Cure For Baldness? Hair Growth Stimulated As Drug's Side Effect Cure For Baldness? Hair Growth Stimulated As Drug's Side Effect
- May 09, 2018

Dr. Nathan Hawkshaw led the new Ph.D. project to develop new ways to safely but effectively treat androgenetic alopecia, which refers to male or female pattern baldness. WAY-316606 has already been tested for six days on hair donated from 40 patients now undergoing hair transplant surgery, and it was discovered that the drug "significantly increased hair shaft production" within just two days. (more...)
Illness From Tick Bites Rising, Symptoms, Prevention — CDC Report Illness From Tick Bites Rising, Symptoms, Prevention — CDC Report
- May 09, 2018

Preventing tick bites can prevent Lyme disease, as the disease is caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi which is passed to humans through the bites of infected ticks. Some people never get a rash and only experience flu-like symptoms , arthritis, or nervous symptom problems, according to the NPS. Wearing long sleeves and trousers, and wearing clothes and shoes treated with permethrin can help keep the bugs off, a CDC spokesperson told Newsweek . (more...)
Tourism accounts for almost a tenth of global Carbon dioxide emissions Tourism accounts for almost a tenth of global Carbon dioxide emissions
- May 09, 2018

In some of these places, global tourism may account for as much as 80 percent of their national emissions. Growing prosperity in many parts of the world contributes to the growing level of emissions from tourism: with a gross domestic product of more than $ 40,000 per capita, a ten percent increase in prosperity translates into an increase in travel carbon footprints up to 13 percent. (more...)
Parents of Multiples Have More Mental Health Issues But Less Treatment Parents of Multiples Have More Mental Health Issues But Less Treatment
- May 09, 2018

About 20 percent of multiples were conceived via fertility treatment. This year's National Child and Youth Mental Health Day is about creating a safe space for children, youth and adults to have courageous conversations about mental health. (more...)
Health Issues: Buhari travels to United Kingdom again Health Issues: Buhari travels to United Kingdom again
- May 09, 2018

Senior Special Assistant to President on Media and Publicity, Mr Garba Shehu, announced this in a statement on Monday in Abuja. He said: "President Buhari has proved beyond reasonable doubt to be honest, sincere and committed towards meeting the yearnings and aspirations of Nigerians irrespective of political, tribal and ethnic differences". (more...)
Analysts Anticipate Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $1.22 Billion Analysts Anticipate Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $1.22 Billion
- May 09, 2018

It has outperformed by 25.88% the S&P500. Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado decreased its stake in Intercont Exc ( ICE ) by 10.65% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. That suggests something of the likelihood of a short squeeze in shares of ICE . Sit Investment Associates Inc. lifted its position in Intercontinental Exchange by 4.1% during the fourth quarter. (more...)
Fresh Ebola outbreak hits DR Congo Fresh Ebola outbreak hits DR Congo
- May 09, 2018

The government has confirmed that two out of five samples collected by the Institut National de Recherche Biomédicale in Kinshasa have tested positive for the highly infectious disease, which is often fatal if left untreated. Reuters reports that it's the ninth time Ebola has been recorded in the DR Congo, whose eastern Ebola river gave the deadly virus its name when it was discovered there in the 1970s. (more...)

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