Health


Henrik Zetterberg out of the World Cup of Hockey Henrik Zetterberg out of the World Cup of Hockey
- September 01, 2016

Now they are only five, as Red Wings captain Henrik Zetterberg will miss the World Cup, with Calgary Flames center Mikael Backlund set to replace him. It's a significant downgrade at that spot, but the Swedes are doing their best to spin it. Backlund, 27, bring global tournament experience to the roster as he has earned IIHF World Championship silver and bronze medals, along with two World Junior Championship medals. (more...)
36 foreign workers test positive for Zika at Singapore construction site
- September 01, 2016

MOH shared that the 41 confirmed cases are part of the testing of 124 people (of which are 118 construction workers) who have been tested on 27 August. Since being detected in Brazil previous year, the mosquito-borne Zika virus has made inroads across the Americas, including parts of the U.S. Last week, China said it added the U.S.to a list of Zika-infected countries. (more...)
Greece: Stranded migrants stage protests outside camps Greece: Stranded migrants stage protests outside camps
- September 01, 2016

The arrivals, between Monday and Tuesday this week, were up from 149 the previous day. Most entered through the Aegean islands of Lesbos and Kos. The judge is the latest Turkish citizen in Greece to officially ask for asylum since the July 15 defeated coup, which Turkey's government said was organized by followers of Fettulah Gulen, who lives in self-imposed exile in the US. (more...)
Suspect killed in Denver office-involved shooting Suspect killed in Denver office-involved shooting
- September 01, 2016

Two Denver Police Department officers have been taken to a hospital after they were injured Wednesday during an operation in south Denver . "The individual was struck". Three officers were hurt with minor injuries in the struggle and the name of the man killed has not been released. Denver Police have been involved in 10 officer-involved shootings in 2016. (more...)
India confirms 13 of its nationals test positive for Zika in Singapore India confirms 13 of its nationals test positive for Zika in Singapore
- September 01, 2016

SINGAPORE - Six Bangladeshi nationals have been tested positive with the mosquito-borne Zika virus in Singapore, the High Commission of Bangladesh said on Thursday. Race promoter Singapore GP has said planning for the event is going ahead "as per normal". With its 5.7 million-strong population packed mostly in crowded urban areas, containing Zika's spread in Singapore is a challenge. (more...)
Roche: US FDA issues emergency use authorization for Zika test
- September 01, 2016

One of the drugs, sold as niclosamide, is already on the market as a treatment for tapeworm. The agency said its decision to expand blood screening in the United States was based on concerns about more cases of local transmission in Florida. (more...)
It's what you say AND how you say it It's what you say AND how you say it
- September 01, 2016

As dog owners might predict, the reward centers of the dogs' brains responded when positive words were spoken in high-pitched, cheerful tones. "The new research really has shown dogs do actually discriminate our words, which is not what we understood", he says . (more...)
HHS awards millions to Texas, other states to fight opioid abuse
- September 01, 2016

The pilot program also includes courses on how to diagnose, prevent and treat drug overdoses. "By providing store guests and their caregivers with the necessary tools and knowledge to reverse a prescription overdose, we can reduce the number of them overall and educate our guests on how to avoid them in the first place". (more...)
Your dog listens to what you say and how you say it Your dog listens to what you say and how you say it
- September 01, 2016

An accompanying news release referred to the results as a "first step to understanding how dogs interpret human speech", saying more research is likely needed to confirm and expand upon the findings. Next they switched to garbled and meaningless words in the same kind of neutral or praising tone. The humans would speak words of praise in both neutral and praising tones, along with neutral words in both tones as well. (more...)
Apple 'AirPod' Wireless Headphones May Accompany iPhone 7
- September 01, 2016

Full photo of the pamphlet after the jump ... Despite the iPhone 7 supply shortage, consumers are still thrilled to get daily updates in regards to iPhone's release. There are also ten different variations of the Apple Watch. This latest regulatory certification appears to cement that finding, although whether Apple plans to bundle the AirPods with its new phones or sell them exclusively as a separate accessory is still unclear. (more...)
Chipotle introduces September promotions for kids, students Chipotle introduces September promotions for kids, students
- September 01, 2016

Those students will be required to show a valid school ID. And don't worry, Chipotle-lovers: Transactions that include the free student drink will still count toward Chiptopia, Chipotle's loyalty program. Last January, Chipotle suffered a dramatic loss of customers when 60 customers got E Coli after eating at Chipotle outlets in 14 states. Chipotle said "Promotional offers of free food do not directly impact revenue". (more...)
Malaysia's first Zika case confirmed in woman who visited Singapore
- September 01, 2016

Zika causes only mild symptoms for most people, such as fever and a rash, and has been detected in 58 countries particularly Brazil. Indonesia is screening travelers from neighboring Singapore for the mosquito-borne Zika virus as the city-state reports a growing number of infections and its first case of a pregnant woman testing positive. (more...)
Good dog: Canines know what we're saying, study suggests Good dog: Canines know what we're saying, study suggests
- September 01, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — Scientists have found evidence to support what many dog owners have long believed: Man's best friend really does understand some of what we're saying. "Using words may be a human invention, but we now see that the neuromechanisms to process them are not uniquely human", Andics said. While other species probably also have the mental ability to understand language like dogs, their lack of interest in human speech makes it hard to test, says Andics. (more...)
Six Bangladeshis tested positive
- September 01, 2016

The ministry had yet to receive information on whether the woman was pregnant, which could be risky as the disease can cause microcephaly, a birth defect in which babies are born with small heads. The Zika outbreak in Singapore has worsened, with a total of 115 cases confirmed by its Health Ministry since the announcement of the first case on Saturday. (more...)
Indian nationals test positive for Zika virus in Singapore Indian nationals test positive for Zika virus in Singapore
- September 01, 2016

It causes babies to be born with abnormally small heads and brains. However, the Singapore government has not disclosed how numerous infected people are foreign workers. Her daughter in Singapore tested positive for Zika on Tuesday. Brazil registered 91,387 likely cases of the Zika virus from February until April 2. "In Singapore, many people live in densely packed apartment blocks so it's easy for high numbers of people to get infected even if there are only a few mosquitoes flying ... (more...)
Why is Zika spreading so quickly in Singapore?
- September 01, 2016

Men who have not only traveled to an area where Zika is active, but also have symptoms of the virus, should abstain from unprotected sex for six months. There have now been 46 non-travel-related cases of Zika reported in Florida. Also since last week, the territory had two new cases found in pregnant women, with 14 confirmed and five presumptive. (more...)
Thirteen Indians among Zika infected people in Singapore
- September 01, 2016

Vietnam has recorded three cases of Zika infection, all locally-transmitted, while Cambodia has reported seven cases. The first local or non-travel related transmission of Zika virus in the U.S.by mosquitoes was reported from Puerto Rico in December 2015; and soon thereafter, local transmission was reported in American Samoa and the U.S. (more...)
US court upholds ban on gun sales to marijuana card holders US court upholds ban on gun sales to marijuana card holders
- September 01, 2016

So ruled the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals today, upholding a previous ruling banning a Nevada woman from buying a gun in 2011 after she had obtained a medical marijuana card. Constitution were violated by the ATF letter to gun dealers. 11, 2016 that the Obama administration will keep marijuana on the list of the most risky drugs, despite growing popular support for legalization, but will allow more research into its possible medical benefits. (more...)
Trump backer apologizes for Clinton blackface tweet Trump backer apologizes for Clinton blackface tweet
- September 01, 2016

And the cartoonist drew a little "F*ck the police" sign for her likeness to brandish. "With Hillary Clinton dodging the media and off the campaign trail nearly entirely this week, continuing to take many communities' votes for granted, we see this as the right time to show voters the benefits of an American economy under the leadership of Mr. (more...)
Michigan to get $2.25 million to combat opioid misuse, abuse
- September 01, 2016

And the Presidential campaigns are also talking about dealing with drug abuse. Scott, a photographer in Olean, said she knows there are professional organizations available in the community to help, but the support group serves as an added resource for individuals. (more...)