Health


Singapore: Zika virus outbreak not imported from South America
- September 05, 2016

According to Lam, Macau has the necessary equipment to test for Zika, adding that it takes about three hours to obtain results. The head of the Zika expert committee says so much about the mosquito-borne disease remains unknown, including the complications it causes. (more...)
Charity watchdog gives Clinton Foundation high marks
- September 05, 2016

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is planning a public campaign stop Thursday in Charlotte. "Bill Clinton has zero credibility with Detroiters because they know how badly this city has been devastated by the Clintons' failed trade policies and self-serving political agenda", Hagerstrom said. (more...)
Bridgewater vows to return from horror injury Bridgewater vows to return from horror injury
- September 05, 2016

In a surreal moment that could be relived for months and cursed for years, Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater went down during a non-contact drill and clutched his left leg in agony less than 30 minutes into Tuesday's practice at Winter Park. (more...)
Syrian army reimposes siege on rebel-held areas in Aleppo Syrian army reimposes siege on rebel-held areas in Aleppo
- September 05, 2016

Syrian State Media said, government troops have recaptured the Armaments Academy and Air Force Technical College and severed a recently established rebel supply line. Advances by the insurgents in recent days have brought them to within 10 km (six miles) of government-controlled Hama. Turkey views the Kurds as a threat and the Turkey-backed forces have clashed with them outside Jarablus. (more...)
Steelers place LB Bud Dupree on injured reserve Steelers place LB Bud Dupree on injured reserve
- September 05, 2016

The second-year linebacker did not play in the preseason and missed most of training camp because of a groin injury . Dupree was the Steelers first-round pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, with the 22nd overall pick. He finished the season with 26 total tackles and four sacks. Arthur Moats will replace him at LOLB. They are back at their 53 man roster limit. They have signed Steven Johnson to take his place. (more...)
Scientists say Singapore Zika is Asian, cases reach 200
- September 05, 2016

The total confirmed locally transmitted cases of the virus for the island nation stood at 215 as of Saturday. The Straits Times reported yesterday that A*Star researchers are developing tests that can detect whether a person has been infected with the virus even after it is no longer found in the blood. (more...)
Gasly to replace Kvyat claim 'absolute rubbish' Gasly to replace Kvyat claim 'absolute rubbish'
- September 05, 2016

Speaking immediately after the race, however, Marko said there was no question that Kvyat would be in the Singapore, and furthermore that he would be seeing out the season. "He will be in the simulator on a Friday, but not in the vehicle". "At the moment he (Kvyat) has so much bad luck on the technical and sporting side, so it wouldn't be fair to judge at the moment", said the Austrian. (more...)
No Apparent Zika Virus Spread at Rio Olympics, WHO Says No Apparent Zika Virus Spread at Rio Olympics, WHO Says
- September 05, 2016

Most people with Zika don't have symptoms, but Salama said enhanced surveillance by World Health Organization of the Olympic delegations show no large-scale transmission of Zika , confirming the earlier assessments of World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that the Olympics posed no significant additional risk of spreading Zika . (more...)
Big Brother 18 Corey Won Power Of Veto Yesterday,August 3rd Big Brother 18 Corey Won Power Of Veto Yesterday,August 3rd
- September 05, 2016

Anyways, Victor and Paul , plotted by themselves, revealing that they want to take Nicole to the final 3 after they get rid of James and Natalie, thinking they can beat out Nicole in the final HOH battle. James talks about already winning because he has her. She was on the outside of the 8-Pack alliance early on but as she developed her relationship with James, she avoided being targeted like her alliance mates, Bronte and Bridgette. (more...)
DEA recommends Schedule 1 for kratom DEA recommends Schedule 1 for kratom
- September 05, 2016

In 30 days, the DEA will be making it a schedule one drug temporarily, which means it'll be in the same category as LSD, heroin, marijuana and ecstasy. Health risks found in kratom abusers include hepatotoxicity, psychosis, seizure, weight loss, insomnia, tachycardia, vomiting, poor concentration, hallucinations, and death. (more...)
Rubio wins Republican Senate nomination in Florida
- September 05, 2016

Rubio calls Murphy a wealthy man's privileged son, who has lied about his education, work experience and starting a small business. Rubio began the discussion by challenging Murphy to six debates in an open letter sent out Wednesday morning that in part reads... (more...)
Clinton, Trump clash over who is best for US minorities
- September 05, 2016

The people were usually good, but the process was bad. Race has always been an unsettling undercurrent of the 2016 presidential race. That Bill and Hillary Clinton have devoted so much of their time and talent to such philanthropy.is to their credit. (more...)
Giuliani: Trump speech misunderstood
- September 05, 2016

This is what Trump said in his major policy speech on immigration early this week, he said. Adviser Rudy Giuliani says Trump's emphasis is on deporting migrants with criminal records - after that, the former New York City mayor told CNN , he would consider "all the options" for others in the country illegally, including families and people with jobs. (more...)
Local mother speaks out against EpiPen price increase
- September 05, 2016

As other lawmakers demand answers in controversy surrounding the drastic price increase of EpiPens in recent years, Senator Joe Manchin, whose daughter runs the company which produces EpiPens, has remained silent. It reported second quarter net income of $168.4 million. She reincorporated her USA -based drug company in the Netherlands, which cut its tax liability. (more...)
Putin: Russia Didn't Hack the DNC, But Lol
- September 05, 2016

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, who briefed reporters on the results of the talks, said he detected a new willingness from the Japanese to find common ground. Initiated by Russian President Vladimir Putin , the two-day event aims to foster economic development in the Far East and expand global cooperation in Asia-Pacific. (more...)
Malaysia detects first case of locally transmitted Zika infection
- September 04, 2016

A week after Singapore reported its first case of locally transmitted Zika infection, local scientists say they have completed genetic sequencing of the virus. A study in Brazil of 70 babies whose mothers had confirmed Zika infections found that almost 6 percent had hearing loss, adding a new complication to the list of ills the virus can cause when women are infected during pregnancy. (more...)
Local Red Cross volunteer helps people in Louisiana Local Red Cross volunteer helps people in Louisiana
- September 04, 2016

When our state experienced flooding last October, 1,700 Red Cross volunteers came to our aid, staffing shelters, distributing relief supplies and caring for our residents. As winds blew and rains came down, volunteers from the Red Cross helped families impacted by the storm. Some parts of Louisiana saw 30 inches of rain fall from August 10-17. (more...)
Royal Couple's Duchy Of Cornwall Visit Splits Opinion
- September 04, 2016

Kate agreed with her husband: "It's so hard because there's so much out there". "You can give me a peck on the cheek", William told her. The royal couple, with an entourage of six, were due to spend last night at Restormel Manor, a 500-year-old nine-bedroom manor house in Lostwithiel, Cornwall, owned by the Duchy of Cornwall. (more...)
FDA Thinks Antibacterial Soap Is Kind Of Sketchy
- September 04, 2016

Michele of the FDA's Division of Nonprescription Drug Products said in a statement . Johnson & Johnson, Procter & Gamble Co. and Colgate-Palmolive Co. The FDA is cracking down on some antibacterial soaps and body washes. In June, the FDA submitted a proposed rule requesting additional data on active ingredients in topical consumer antiseptic rubs, including hand sanitizers, which are marketed over the counter. (more...)
No evidence that antibacterial soaps actually stop the spread of germs — FDA
- September 04, 2016

The FDA said there is not enough proof that any of the ingredients are safe in the long-term or are effective enough to live up to the antibacterial claim. Bottles of antibacterial soap are seen on a grocery store shelf in Miami, Florida. The Food and Drug Administration has banned antibacterial soaps with specific ingredients from being marketed. (more...)

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