Health


Ebola vaccine arrives in DR Congo amid outbreak Ebola vaccine arrives in DR Congo amid outbreak
- May 17, 2018

Congolese authorities declared the outbreak in the northwest region near Congo-Brazzaville on May 8, and three have died from the disease, according to an official toll. Ilunga said Congo now is entering an urban phase of the outbreak, with higher spread potential. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the agency's director-general, said: "This is a concerning development, but we now have better tools than ever before to combat Ebola". (more...)
€100m Liverpool, Tottenham target wants out after Sporting attack €100m Liverpool, Tottenham target wants out after Sporting attack
- May 17, 2018

According to Portuguese newspaper O Jogo , Sporting playmaker Bruno Fernandes has chose to move on this summer after an attack on the club's players. Supporters group "Juventude Leonina" issued a statement on social media strongly condemning the attack. "It deeply regrets what happened and disassociates itself from these events". (more...)
United States surgeon general says he assisted in medical emergency on Delt United States surgeon general says he assisted in medical emergency on Delt
- May 17, 2018

Dr. Jerome Adams, an anesthesiologist, said he assisted someone on a Delta Air Lines jet as he prepared to fly Wednesday to Jackson, Mississippi. A person lost consciousness when the plane was on the ground in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Jerome Adams waits to be sworn in as the 20th US surgeon general by Vice President Pence in Washington on September 5, 2017. As surgeon general, he oversees the U.S. (more...)
Former Trinidad star dies in auto crash Former Trinidad star dies in auto crash
- May 17, 2018

Former Premier League defender Jlloyd Samuel has died at the age of just 37. Jlloyd Samuel's Range Rover reportedly burst into flames after the collision with a delivery truck on a country lane near Warrington yesterday morning. Samuel played football in Iran in his later career, joining Esteghlal in 2011 - where he won the league and cup double - and Paykan in 2014. Football players who knew Samuel took the chance to send condolence messages through social media. (more...)
Coli-Tainted Romaine Lettuce Likely No Longer on Store Shelves Coli-Tainted Romaine Lettuce Likely No Longer on Store Shelves
- May 17, 2018

Iowa, Nebraska and OR are the latest states to report illnesses linked to the outbreak, joining 29 states that previously reported cases. It's unlikely that anyone now has edible romaine lettuce that's contaminated with the toxic strain of E. (more...)
No petition received on Ekiti governorship primaries - APC Appeal Panel No petition received on Ekiti governorship primaries - APC Appeal Panel
- May 17, 2018

Congratulations to @kfayemi on winning the APC ticket to contest the July 14, 2018 governorship elections in Ekiti State. Addressing journalists yesterday in Iyin Ekiti after a meeting with his supporters from the 177 wards in the state on his next move, Bamidele said the coming election is not just about Fayemi or any other, but about the party and to rescue the people from poverty and redeeming the state economy. (more...)
Petrol, Diesel Prices Continue to Rise After 19-Day Freeze Petrol, Diesel Prices Continue to Rise After 19-Day Freeze
- May 17, 2018

Petrol and diesel prices were hiked by 15 paise per litre in Delhi and Mumbai , 14 paise per litre in Kolkata and 16 paise per litre in Chennai . Moreover, Brent crude oil settled at $78.43 a barrel, up 20 cents, or 0.3 percent, after reaching an intraday peak of $79.47 a barrel, up $1.24 and its highest since November 2014. (more...)
Heavy rain causes Tiffin, St Heavy rain causes Tiffin, St
- May 16, 2018

The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for this area until 11 p.m. tonight. Residents along streams and creeks should take immediate precautions to protect life and property. Crest is now expected at 13.3 feet Wednesday afternoon. Ponding of water is possible in low lying areas like ditches, culverts and fields. Forecasters described both rivers' expected flooding as "minor", with the Tiffin expected to crest early Thursday morning at about 14.1 feet and the St. (more...)
Body clock disruption linked to mood disorders Body clock disruption linked to mood disorders
- May 16, 2018

They occur in plants, animals and throughout biology, and are fundamental for maintaining health in humans, particularly mental health and wellbeing. The result found that those who experienced more disruption during the night were 6% to 10% more likely to be diagnosed with a mood disorder than people who followed a common cycle of being active during the day and sleeping at night. (more...)
DRC's health ministry says doses of Ebola vaccine arrive DRC's health ministry says doses of Ebola vaccine arrive
- May 16, 2018

A new experimental vaccine has been shown to be highly effective, though quantities are now limited. Thousands of doses of the experimental Ebola vaccine have arrived in Democratic Republic of Congo's capital amid the latest outbreak of the deadly disease, the health ministry said on Wednesday. (more...)
Ways Crafting Can Help Your Mental Health Ways Crafting Can Help Your Mental Health
- May 16, 2018

Our employees' emotional wellbeing should not be one of them. And for the most part, we seem to do it quite well. "Certain employees may benefit from talking to an HR business partner or calling an anonymous helpline, while others will choose counselling, yoga and other on-site activities, or simply a chat with one of their colleagues". (more...)
Wagner clinches GOP nomination, will face Wolf in November Wagner clinches GOP nomination, will face Wolf in November
- May 16, 2018

Scott Wagner is the apparent victor of the GOP nomination in the race for governor of Pennsylvania. Wagner was magnanimous in victory, thanking Mango and Ellsworth for "putting themselves forward as candidates". He has compiled one of the Senate's most conservative voting records. John Fetterman won the five-way Democratic Party primary race for lieutenant governor Tuesday, beating incumbent Mike Stack . (more...)
Ajax to be part of new Club World Cup Ajax to be part of new Club World Cup
- May 16, 2018

Reigning champion Real Madrid is supporting plans to expand the Club World Cup to 24 teams following a meeting at Federation Internationale de Football Association. The format is expected to include eight groups of three, a quarter-final stage, semi-finals and final, taking place from June 10-28 in 2021. However it seems that UEFA and the Premier League are not happy with the plans and will fight against the idea for the tournament, despite Federation Internationale de Football ... (more...)
Supporters line the streets for Alfie's funeral Supporters line the streets for Alfie's funeral
- May 16, 2018

Alfie became the subject of a huge legal and ethical battle after courts ruled that doctors should stop his treatment for a neurological condition. A private funeral for 23-month-old Alfie Evans will be held next week, it has been announced. (more...)
Cardinals aware of Christian Kirk arrest before draft Cardinals aware of Christian Kirk arrest before draft
- May 16, 2018

Scottsdale police told azcentral.com that Kirk and some of his friends were allegedly throwing rocks at cars on February 3 as they were leaving the Waste Management Phoenix Open. The men told police they were walking from the Bird's Nest, a popular party spot that is open in conjunction with the tournament every year, to Kirk's apartment and denied throwing rocks. (more...)
World Health Organization Seeks Ban Of Unhealthy Trans Fats World Health Organization Seeks Ban Of Unhealthy Trans Fats
- May 16, 2018

In 2015, the FDA took steps to finish the job of eliminating trans fats, calling for manufacturers to stop selling trans fatty foods by June 18, 2018 — a deadline that arrives next month. "While we can not estimate a percentage of products on store shelves that will be free of PHOs on June 19, 2018, we are confident that over the past three years, manufacturers have taken appropriate steps to reformulate products if and as necessary", an FDA spokesperson told Newsweek . (more...)
Senior N. Korean Officials Visit Beijing ahead of US-N. Korea Summit Senior N. Korean Officials Visit Beijing ahead of US-N. Korea Summit
- May 16, 2018

In a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping this month, Kim called for the United States and North Korea to build trust through "phased and synchronous measures" that would lead to a political settlement "and eventually achieve denuclearization ". (more...)
Peru captain Paolo Guerrero to miss 2018 World Cup Peru captain Paolo Guerrero to miss 2018 World Cup
- May 16, 2018

Guerrero, 34, tested positive for benzoylecgonine, a metabolite of cocaine , at a World Cup qualifier against Argentina in October of a year ago. "WADA, on the other hand, had requested that the Federation Internationale de Football Association decision be set aside and that Paolo Guerrero be sanctioned with a period of ineligibility between 1 and 2 years with an expressed preference for 22 months". (more...)
Abdullahi 'honoured' to be listed in prelim World Cup squad Abdullahi 'honoured' to be listed in prelim World Cup squad
- May 16, 2018

Super Eagles and Bursaspor defender , Shehu Abdullahi has expressed his excitement over his inclusion in a 30-man preliminary World Cup squad released by Nigeria coach, Gernot Rohr on Monday. Lokosa, forward for Nigerian Premier League side Kano Pillars , has enjoyed a great season scoring 18 goals in 20 matches, while the 26-year-old Nwankwo, attacker for Serie A's Crotone, will get his maiden global call-up due to his fine form in the Italian top flight, scoring six goals in seven ... (more...)
STDs reach all-time high in California STDs reach all-time high in California
- May 15, 2018

If left untreated, both chlamydia and gonorrhea can lead to serious reproductive health problems such as pelvic inflammatory disease or infertility, according to the study. Many people with STD do not know they have it. The state health agency says it's working with local health departments and other organizations throughout the state to raise awareness about STDs. (more...)

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