Health


Flu nasal spray ineffective this season — CDC Flu nasal spray ineffective this season — CDC
- September 07, 2016

However, the nasal spray, which accounted for fewer than 10 percent of all flu vaccinations, was only 3 percent effective. The American Academy of Pediatrics updated its annual flu season guidelines Tuesday, withdrawing its recommendation of the child-friendly FluMist for this year. (more...)
No additional charge for Wetterling's killer No additional charge for Wetterling's killer
- September 07, 2016

In the years after Jacob's disappearance, his mother, Patty, became a nationally known advocate for missing children. She thanked all the law enforcement officials who helped solve the almost 27-year-old mystery of her son's abduction. He took the coat and Jacob's remains and reburied them across the highway, Heinrich said. Danny Heinrich made the admission Tuesday as he pleaded guilty to child pornography charges in federal court in Minneapolis . (more...)
Dallas County DA Hawk resigns after bouts of mental illness Dallas County DA Hawk resigns after bouts of mental illness
- September 07, 2016

Greg Abbott. "I appreciate the grace I've been shown as I've tried to balance my health and my duties". He said her absence was likely hard for the staff overall. She was released in mid-June but did not return to work. She fought - and won - a lawsuit that sought to boot her from office because of her mental health issues. (more...)
Contraceptive pills driving fall in ovarian cancer deaths Contraceptive pills driving fall in ovarian cancer deaths
- September 07, 2016

The falling death rates are thanks to more women using the contraceptive Pill and a drop in the number of women undergoing hormone replacement therapy during the menopause. Long-term protection against ovarian cancer conferred by oral contraceptives is being credited for a 12% drop in deaths from the disease in Australian women over a decade. (more...)
Today's weather: Highs near 80 Today's weather: Highs near 80
- September 07, 2016

Partly cloudy skies will follow into Wednesday night , with a low around 87. West winds up to 16 miles per hour are possible. During this time, we should go back to mostly sunny skies with low to middle 90s across the area. Thursday night , the low will be around 70, and there is a 60 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, according to the weather service. There is a marginal risk of severe weather today and tonight in the rest of the region - north-central, east-central and ... (more...)
Three human cases of West Nile virus confirmed Three human cases of West Nile virus confirmed
- September 07, 2016

However, in less than 1 percent of infected people, serious, life-threatening symptoms develop including headache, rash, high fever, stiff neck, mental confusion, and other symptoms. ·When outdoors, use insect repellent containing an EPA-registered active ingredient, such as DEET or Picaridin (Follow manufacturers' instructions on the label.) In addition, certain products which contain permethrin are recommended for use on clothing, shoes, bed nets and camping gear. (more...)
Hillary Clinton begins traveling with press corps on 'Hill Force One' plane Hillary Clinton begins traveling with press corps on 'Hill Force One' plane
- September 07, 2016

The Clinton campaign unveiled the presidential candidate's new plane earlier today - including a section just for the press corps. It's equipped with Wi-Fi and broken up into four cabins: one for Clinton and some aides, one for extra staffers, one for her Secret Service detail and one (with roughly 42 seats) for press. (more...)
UN changes guidance about sex for travelers to Zika zones
- September 07, 2016

As of noon yesterday, there were 16 new cases, bringing the total number on the island to 258. Reports add that she is not pregnant and is now recovering at home. Benjasai said the BMA has increased its public information campaigns to advise Bangkok residents of the virus and its potential danger to pregnant women as their babies could suffer from microcephaly , a congenital condition associated with incomplete brain development. (more...)
Clinton, Trump: He's a national security danger; no she is
- September 07, 2016

While the assumption that the less educated white voters sustain Mr. Trump is borne out by the polls, his appeal is not limited to that segment. The last moment of.before the mad dash of the next two months. Max Cleland, a triple-amputee who served in Vietnam, also keys on Trump's assertion that he has sacrificed a lot compared to families who have lost loved ones in conflict. (more...)
Zika virus plagues 38 construction workers in Singapore Zika virus plagues 38 construction workers in Singapore
- September 07, 2016

Zika has been shown to have especially adverse effects on pregnant women, especially with severe birth defects. It has been linked in Brazil to more than 1,600 cases of microcephaly, where babies are born with abnormally small heads and brains. (more...)
Frenchwoman who received world's 1st face transplant dies Frenchwoman who received world's 1st face transplant dies
- September 07, 2016

French newspaper Le Figaro reported that Dinoire's body had started to reject the transplant previous year, and that she had "lost part of the use of her lips". When she tried to light up a cigarette, Miss Dinoire had realised her facial features were missing. "I have a face like everyone else", she said. (more...)
IISc ranked world's 11th best research institute
- September 07, 2016

University of Cambridge and California Institute of Technology (Caltech) complete the top five, QS said on its website. Bengaluru, remained India's highest-ranked institute this year. Relatively low numbers of PhD-qualified researchers and low worldwide faculty ratio were among the reasons for the fall in India's ranking, Sowter said, adding that all Indian institutes rank below 700 for QS' global faculty ratio metric. (more...)
'Magic bullet' antibody drug may offer new hope to asthma patients 'Magic bullet' antibody drug may offer new hope to asthma patients
- September 06, 2016

The adverse event frequency was similar between benralizumab-treated patients versus placebo-treated patients for both SIROCCO and CALIMA . Researchers said the drug works by targeting and killing the IL-5 receptor in the body. A new injection has the power to significantly decrease attacks in patients with severe, uncontrollable asthma, a new study has found. Benralizumab is an anti-eosinophil monoclonal antibody that induces direct, rapid and near-complete depletion of eosinophils, with ... (more...)
Obama Exits Plane Using Back Door Because Security Couldn't Understand Chinese Driver Obama Exits Plane Using Back Door Because Security Couldn't Understand Chinese Driver
- September 06, 2016

The United States and Russian Federation have taken the first steps towards peace in Syria, with leaders Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin holding "productive" talks as Islamic State militants killed dozens in blasts across the war-torn nation. (more...)
Hamilton in a spin after poor start
- September 06, 2016

Ferrari very almost scored a double podium in front of its home crowd after Hamilton got off to a poor start. "I knew my engineers would be anxious and nervous of how the start went, so that's why I tried to put their minds at ease", Hamilton said. (more...)
Tom Holland Visits Sick Children Dressed as Spider-Man Tom Holland Visits Sick Children Dressed as Spider-Man
- September 06, 2016

Costume that we cannot even recognize the last photo of Tom Holland on the set of Spider-Man Homecoming. And while some will still debate whether it was Andrew Garfield or Tobey Maguire who really did him justice, others are already preparing to love Tom Holland's take in the upcoming Spider-Man: Homecoming. (more...)
US Open 2016: France's Pouille upsets Nadal to reach quarter-finals
- September 06, 2016

His resume still does not include an ATP Tour title, he did not make the cut for the French Rio Olympic team and previous year failed to make it past the first round of the U.S. He varied pace and spin with his groundstrokes, waited for his chances before hitting his forehand inside-out and ventured to the net as often as the opportunities allowed (converting 35 of 48 chances). (more...)
Nico Rosberg insists he's not thinking of title despite win in Italy
- September 06, 2016

That he eventually finished second behind the triumphant Rosberg was of little consolation as his lead in the championship was trimmed to nine points to two, with seven races remaining. When Rosberg suggested the 2016 rule changes meant variable starts were normally down to driver performance, Hamilton argued that there were still many technical reasons why a getaway might be slow. (more...)
Quarter of supermarket chicken contains antibiotic-resistant E coli Quarter of supermarket chicken contains antibiotic-resistant E coli
- September 06, 2016

But it said antibiotic resistance in humans "remains largely attributed to human medical use". Almost one fifth (19%) of pork and chicken samples tested positive for resistance to gentamicin while the highest level of resistance was for trimethoprim with 512% of pork samples and half of chicken testing positive. (more...)
Trump, Clinton Stump In Midwest On Labor Day
- September 06, 2016

The poll also shows more than half of all likely voters say the race is less "civil" than previous campaigns . Senate Democrat Sherrod Brown of OH said there was "more pressure on Trump" than Clinton . "We're bringing back jobs", Trump told reporters after the meeting. His first face-off with Clinton is at Hofstra University in NY state on September 26. (more...)