Health


India's fruit exports face a odd threat - Nipah virus India's fruit exports face a odd threat - Nipah virus
- May 26, 2018

Meanwhile, Kozhikode and Mallappuram have been put on "high alert" by a central health ministry team which was sent to the state and an advisory for setting up of screening facilities of suspected cases at exit and entry points of these districts issued. (more...)
FDA warns that benzocaine teething products aren’t safe for children FDA warns that benzocaine teething products aren’t safe for children
- May 25, 2018

The FDA warned about the potential dangers of benzocaine in 2006 and 2011, and has said parents shouldn't use the products in children younger than 2. Generally, these products are used by the parents to lessen their child's teething pain. Benzocaine is a topical anesthetic used in teething ointments, gels, lozenges and sprays. (more...)
Pusha T Drops New Merch To Coincide With DAYTONA Album Release Pusha T Drops New Merch To Coincide With DAYTONA Album Release
- May 25, 2018

Imma pay for that.' I say, 'You my man! I said "Hey, I don't want to pay for that and I wasn't even going to ask you to pay for that". "He picked this photographer, we took these pictures [.] We picked the pictures. Houston, 48, died February 11, 2012, in a bathtub at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif., where she was staying for the Grammy Awards. "I feel like the cover represents an organised chaos". (more...)
Harvey Weinstein timeline: Key moments in Hollywood scandal Harvey Weinstein timeline: Key moments in Hollywood scandal
- May 25, 2018

Manhattan's district attorney, Cyrus Vance, is the first prosecutor to bring criminal charges against Harvey Weinstein over allegations of sexual assault . Speaking to the Hollywood Reporter on Thursday about the news that Weinstein might soon face charges, actress Rose McGowan , who publicly accused Weinstein of sexual assault in the Times report that opened the floodgates, released a statement . (more...)
Ukraine expands sanctions on Russian companies, individuals Ukraine expands sanctions on Russian companies, individuals
- May 25, 2018

When the saga began, there were fears for up to 1,000 jobs in West Limerick, both through direct and indirect employment. Rusal, controlled by the billionaire Oleg Deripaska , was among the companies and individuals targeted by USA sanctions announced in April to punish Russian Federation for "malign activities" including the poisoning of the former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter. (more...)
Trump Can't Block Americans On Twitter, NY Judge Rules Trump Can't Block Americans On Twitter, NY Judge Rules
- May 24, 2018

Lawyers for the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University sued the president a year ago on behalf of the seven blocked users, arguing the action "imposes an unconstitutional restriction on their participation in a designated public forum" and demanding that access to Trump's tweets be reinstated. (more...)
Battlefield 5 Release Date, First Details Revealed, No More Premium Pass Battlefield 5 Release Date, First Details Revealed, No More Premium Pass
- May 24, 2018

Battlefield 5 was revealed by EA DICE during an event this afternoon. But importantly, the result of each round or day, has a greater impact on the supplies and respawn reinforcements available to each side at the start of each new day, and also whether the Operation leads to a climactic finale, in which each player may only have one life and it is a last man standing situation. (more...)
Kelly Sued for Sexual Assault, Gave Woman Herpes, Allegedly Kelly Sued for Sexual Assault, Gave Woman Herpes, Allegedly
- May 23, 2018

It was there, she says, the 51-year-old coaxed her into having sex with him. Some of the disturbing details that Rodgers is revealing about the singer include her belief that R. "It was backstage and they were calling him to come on stage; he wasn't anxious about it. You know? So I was just waiting for it to be over". "It was rough. (more...)
M&S profits dive 62% for full year M&S profits dive 62% for full year
- May 23, 2018

The retailer was hit by a one-off charge of £321 million from an expanded store closure programme , announced yesterday. The shares are outperforming the broader United Kingdom market, with the benchmark FTSE 100 index having slipped into the red and now standing 0.56 percent lower at 7,833.17 points. (more...)
Interview magazine announced its closure Interview magazine announced its closure
- May 22, 2018

The news of the closure was broken to the public by staff members who took to social media in light of the news, offering their email addresses for freelance services. RIP to Interview Magazine and sorry to my fine friends there. In November 2016, the long-time employee Deborah Blasucci filed a multi-million dollar lawsuit against Peter Brant and his daughter Kelly Brant, the president of Interview , reported by Page Six in February. (more...)
Ryanair warns of profit slump Ryanair warns of profit slump
- May 22, 2018

In FY 2018, Ryanair carried a total of 130.3 million passengers, a nine percent increase from 120 million passengers in FY 2017, said the press release, adding that the traffic growth was mainly stimulated by a three percent cut in its average fare. (more...)
US Justice Department expands probe to add 'campaign infiltration' US Justice Department expands probe to add 'campaign infiltration'
- May 22, 2018

The revelation of the timeframe comes with Mr Mueller seeking to interview Mr Trump about claims he obstructed justice. Trump again redirected the continuing investigation towards failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, Democrats, Tony Podesta, the DNC, and politically biased FBI officials. (more...)
Novartis/Amgen's migraine drug hits market at lower than expected price Novartis/Amgen's migraine drug hits market at lower than expected price
- May 18, 2018

Amgen ( AMGN ) was first to the finish line late Thursday with a drug created to prevent migraines by blocking a specific receptor - leading Eli Lilly ( LLY ), Teva Pharmaceutical (TEVA) and Alder Biopharmaceuticals (ALDR). In addition, participants reporting ≥ 50% reduction in the monthly average number of migraine days achieved significantly greater results in monthly (47.7%, P 0.001) and quarterly (44.4%, P 0.001) dosing compared with placebo (27.9%). (more...)
'Scary' how much Trump knew about my daughter: Bill Gates 'Scary' how much Trump knew about my daughter: Bill Gates
- May 18, 2018

Mr Gates explained that when he saw him in March 2017 in the White House, 'he asked me if vaccines weren't a bad thing. Though Trump's memory failed him when it came to identifying illnesses, according to Gates, the president knew a "scary" amount about the Microsoft founder's daughter Jennifer , 22, whom he had met once before. (more...)
Five tornadoes hit Northeast during Tuesday's severe storms Five tornadoes hit Northeast during Tuesday's severe storms
- May 18, 2018

FYI, there is no audio in this video. The NWS made the assessment that one EF1 tornado traveled between Beacon Falls and Hamden with 110 miles per hour winds. CT officials said a man was killed Tuesday when a tree fell on his truck in New Fairfield, and in Danbury, a man who had taken refuge to escape the storm was killed when a tree fell on his truck. (more...)
Ebola outbreak threatens city of a million people in DR Congo Ebola outbreak threatens city of a million people in DR Congo
- May 18, 2018

A panel will decide on Friday whether to declare a "public health emergency of worldwide concern", which would trigger a larger response. "At least 44 people are believed to have been infected" during a new outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo , says the BBC , and "23 deaths are now being investigated". (more...)
Green-blood pigmentation in lizards Green-blood pigmentation in lizards
- May 18, 2018

These lizards, selengkapnya Skinks ( Prasinohaema ), possess several unique and unusual features. The green pigment comes from high levels of biliverdin, a "toxic waste product made during the body's normal breakdown of red blood cells", NPR reports . (more...)
FDA Approves Drug to Ease Symptoms of Opioid Withdrawal FDA Approves Drug to Ease Symptoms of Opioid Withdrawal
- May 17, 2018

Lucemyra is similar to clonidine, which FDA staff had noted in discussing the drug with an advisory committee in March , is often used off-label for opioid withdrawal symptoms. The most common side effects of the drug include low blood pressure , a slower than normal heart rate, sleepiness, and dizziness . This study also said that misuse (but not addiction) of opioids among chronic pain patients can be between 21 to 29 percent. (more...)
Dementia: Exercise may not slow development of condition researchers claim Dementia: Exercise may not slow development of condition researchers claim
- May 17, 2018

As part of the activity, they lifted weights while getting out of a chair and spent 20 minutes on a fixed cycle. "The exercise training programme improved physical fitness, but there were no noticeable improvements in other clinical outcomes". (more...)
Nigeria retains 47th position in latest FIFA rankings Nigeria retains 47th position in latest FIFA rankings
- May 17, 2018

Bafana Bafana stay 15th on the African continent with little movement around them‚ but the upcoming COSAFA Cup tournament in the Limpopo province is an opportunity to score points. The world ranking is still topped by Germany, the 2017 "Team of the Year", followed by Brazil, Belgium. There are no movers inside the world's top 47 places, and therefore Africa's top six remain as they were in April. (more...)

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