Health


Brazil scientists: Culex mosquito not transmitting Zika
- September 07, 2016

In Malaysia, which is a Muslim majority country, the debate whether abortion in women that are infected with the Zika virus cases should be legal is on. For the study, the scientists infected mice with Zika and tested their eyes a week later, finding evidence of the virus. Tropical Singapore, a global financial and transit hub, has reported just over 240 Zika cases since the first locally infected case was detected on Aug 27, and media has quoted the deputy health minister as saying the ... (more...)
Bruce Springsteen reveals depression battle in new autobiography Bruce Springsteen reveals depression battle in new autobiography
- September 07, 2016

Springsteen, 66, explored his history with the mental illness and his father's fight against it in his upcoming book, Born To Run. 'You don't know the illness's parameters, ' Springsteen said. "One of the points I'm making in the book is that, whoever you've been and wherever you've been, it (depression) never leaves you", Springsteen said. (more...)
Dixon earns fourth win at The Glen Dixon earns fourth win at The Glen
- September 07, 2016

The New Zealander won for the second time this season and fourth time at The Glen to tie NASCAR's Jeff Gordon for second place in track history behind Tony Stewart's five. "They haven't been here in recent years, but they've got plenty of experience here, and it makes everything easier", Chilton said. Russian Mikhail suffered a similar fate. (more...)
UN Tightens Safe Sex Guidelines for Visitors to Zika Zones
- September 07, 2016

The WHO said it also took into consideration new studies that have documented the transmission of Zika between sexual partners who had no symptoms of the disease. Further studies on people infected with Zika are being planned, according to researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. (more...)
Here's what's at stake for Trump, Clinton in the home stretch
- September 07, 2016

Trump released a letter in which 88 retired generals and admirals endorsed him, a revelation dismissed by Clinton . Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump (L) greets veteran Louis Dorfman (R), who gave Trump his Purple Heart. Clinton's comments follow reports that the Russian government may have been involved in the hacking of Democratic National Committee emails just days before the party's national convention. (more...)
ITT Technical Institute to Close All Campuses ITT Technical Institute to Close All Campuses
- September 07, 2016

ITT operated six campuses in Indiana. Numerous 45,000 new students enrolled previous year were able to pay only through federal loans and grants. "In response, over the last couple of years, we at the Department of Education have increased our financial oversight over ITT and required the school to boost its cash reserves to cover potential damages to taxpayers and students", the Department of Education's blog post stated. (more...)
Cancer Cases In Children Leap By 40% In 16 Years Cancer Cases In Children Leap By 40% In 16 Years
- September 07, 2016

Children with Cancer UK found the disease to be the leading cause of death among young people aged one to 14, with 4,000 diagnoses each year. The rise is most apparent in teenagers and young adults aged between 15 and 24, where the incident rate has risen from around 10 cases in 100,000 to almost 16. (more...)
Asher's recalls 40 chocolate items over possible salmonella Asher's recalls 40 chocolate items over possible salmonella
- September 07, 2016

According to a news release, Giant has received no reports of illness so far. The recall was initiated after routine testing revealed the presence of salmonella in a group of products. He said in 124 years of business, the company has never before detected salmonella . "We are working and cooperating fully with the U. S. Food & Drug Administration on this voluntary recall". (more...)
Hillary Clinton sparks yet more health rumours after 'worst coughing fit yet'
- September 07, 2016

At every stop, Clinton argues that Trump is temperamentally unfit to serve as commander-in-chief, warning that his bluster would damage the nation's longstanding alliances. It also shows Trump saying he had sacrificed a lot in comparison to families who have lost loved ones in conflict. "I am a very patient person, I don't quit, I don't give up, I don't blink", she added. (more...)
Venus, Serena Williams to meet in semifinals of 2016 US Open?
- September 07, 2016

The American dominated the contest from start to finish, dropping just three games on her way to sweeping aside the Swede 6-2, 6-1 to earn her 307th Grand Slam win. Williams, 34, won her first grand slam at Flushing Meadows in 1999 and is on the verge of a record seventh United States title. I wasn't going for too much. (more...)
Sex healthy for aging women, risky for older men Sex healthy for aging women, risky for older men
- September 07, 2016

To see how sex affects heart health in older men and women, researchers measured participants' cardiovascular risk by noting high blood pressure, rapid heart rate, elevated C-reactive protein in the blood, and any cardiovascular events like heart attack, heart failure, and stroke. (more...)
Coroner fears dealers use Cincinnati area as 'test tube'
- September 07, 2016

He says heroin is hurting and killing people. "And how many customers is that going to generate for them?" Cincinnati-area authorities say lab tests confirm that heroin seized in a recent arrest was mixed with a powerful tranquilizer for elephants. (more...)
Senior doctors warn of 'real problems' with disproportionate strike action
- September 07, 2016

A statement from the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges said: "We know there are genuine concerns about the contract and working arrangements, but we do not consider the proposed strikes are proportionate". A Department of Health spokesperson said: "It's unfair to suggest we haven't responded to this letter - we resolved two of the issues the BMA raised and gave them a clear timeline of when we would respond on the final two pay-related issues". (more...)
Health & pollution: Study of exhaust particles hints at Alzheimer's risk Health & pollution: Study of exhaust particles hints at Alzheimer's risk
- September 07, 2016

But younger people who were exposed to high levels of air pollution in Mexico City also showed high concentrations. But with the cost of public transport continuing to soar across the United Kingdom, there are too few incentives for motorists to leave their cars at home more often. (more...)
Kaine, Bill Clinton, Trump campaign in NC Kaine, Bill Clinton, Trump campaign in NC
- September 07, 2016

Trump said it was a sign of disrespect and he would have left immediately if he had been president. Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign is venturing onto Georgia airwaves, but if metro Atlanta residents blink they might miss it. Pence will appear less than two months before Election Day. Clinton was headed to Florida on Tuesday to appear at a voter registration event, while the billionaire real estate mogul was due in Virginia for a town hall meeting and in North Carolina for an ... (more...)
China agrees on steps toward reducing steel exports China agrees on steps toward reducing steel exports
- September 07, 2016

The meeting was frequently overshadowed by other concerns and got off to a rocky start Saturday when there was no staircase at the airport for Obama to exit his plane. "We have agreed.to support the multilateral trade system and oppose protectionism", Xi said after hosting the G20 summit in the Chinese city of Hangzhou. (more...)
New questions emerge after Jacob Wetterling cold case discovery New questions emerge after Jacob Wetterling cold case discovery
- September 07, 2016

On Monday, a spokesperson for the Wetterlings said the family likely will meet with media in the coming days to talk about the case that shocked and saddened a generation of Minnesotans. Heinrich's trial for the child pornography charges was set to begin next month. As part of his plea deal, Heinrich reportledly admitted that he kidnapped, sexually assaulted and killed Jacob Wetterling . (more...)
Matt Shoemaker Recovering From Brain Surgery After Being Hit With Line Drive
- September 07, 2016

Pitching in Sunday's second inning against the Mariners, Shoemaker was struck on the right side of the head by a line drive clocked at 105 miles per hour off the bat of Kyle Seager . Angels general manager Billy Eppler said he was told the surgery was "fairly routine", and he is expecting Shoemaker to make a full recovery, including being able to pitch next season. (more...)
Man accused of threatening Pulse-style attack Man accused of threatening Pulse-style attack
- September 07, 2016

In a news release sent Sunday, FBI spokesman Michael D. Leverock said Jungwirth was charged with transmitting threatening communications. "I have a better solution to exterminate you losers". Jungwirth was located by investigators on Wednesday walking outside a house in Orlando where he was living with his mother, Maryann T. Jungwirth. Jungwirth, an event planner who once lived in Wilton Manors, wrote on Facebook on August 30, "My events are selling out cause you (expletive) are total ... (more...)
Stevie Nicks to play Nashville concert Stevie Nicks to play Nashville concert
- September 07, 2016

For Nicks fans, this represents the chance to hear big solo hits (Stand Back, Edge Of Seventeen) alongside Fleetwood Mac classics (Gold Dust Woman, Dreams, Landslide). Tickets to the concert will cost $45.25-$145.75 and go on sale 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 12, at LiveNation.com , all Ticketmaster outlets, including Ticketmaster.com and at 800-745-3000. (more...)