Medicine

Mosquitoes test positive for virus in 12 towns

Mosquitoes test positive for virus in 12 towns The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station announced Wednesday that mosquitoes in 12 towns have tested positive for West Nile virus so far this season. "We're encouraging residents to protect themselves by utilizing EPA-approved insect repellant, wearing long sleeves, being cautious at dawn and dusk as well as emptying containers that might hold water around the home or on the property to pre... [Full Article...]

IT Industry Body Nasscom Suggests This To Take On Blue Whale Menace

IT Industry Body Nasscom Suggests This To Take On Blue Whale Menace The sudden popularity of the lethal online game, in which the final task requires the player to commit suicide, has forced the government to issue directions to the internet giants to remove the links of the risky game. "It is important and any violation will be viewed very seriously". The game provokes the player to complete endearing tasks for 50 days and the final task is won when the player ... [Full Article...]

Killer Whale Matriarch At SeaWorld Passes Away

Killer Whale Matriarch At SeaWorld Passes Away The three-month-old orca calf Kyara died at SeaWorld San Antonio three weeks ago. 'Having the privilege of working with these animals daily provides veterinarians and other animal care staff with the expertise and insight to make very hard choices, like with Kasatka. [Full Article...]

Pill Cures Peanut Allergy for 4 Years

Pill Cures Peanut Allergy for 4 Years Immunity building by exposure to the allergen is nothing new but the team combined increasing amounts of peanut protein with the probiotic Lactobacillus rhamnosus . Peanuts are one of the most common foods to cause anaphylaxis, a potentially fatal allergic reaction. "This treatment has the potential to help people with all kinds of food allergies, not just peanuts". [Full Article...]

Wednesday at Solheim Cup - 5 Things to Know

Wednesday at Solheim Cup - 5 Things to Know We had Plan A, we've now switched to Plan B, and hopefully there will be no Plan C. Pettersen said she hadn't put much thought into what her role would be as an assistant captain, but Sorenstam joked about already having a to-do list ready for her. [Full Article...]

DJI Amps Up Security, Releases Local Data Mode

DJI Amps Up Security, Releases Local Data Mode DJI has a multitude of drones designed for various tasks, but none of them are made for military purposes. According to DJI, "DJI's flight control apps routinely communicate over the internet to ensure a drone has the most relevant local maps and geofencing data, latest app versions, correct radio frequency and power requirements, and other information that enhances flight safety and functionali... [Full Article...]

New data shows more teens overdosing on drugs

New data shows more teens overdosing on drugs The number of drug overdose deaths among 15- to 19-year-olds rose 15 percent for males from 2014 to 2015 and 35 percent for females from 2013 to 2015, according to the report from the U.S. At the same time, fewer teens are using illicit drugs other than marijuana . "Then fentanyl came along in 2014, making the heroin environment deadlier", said Ciccarone, who was not involved with the study... [Full Article...]

Drug resistant fungus surfaces in United Kingdom hospitals

Drug resistant fungus surfaces in United Kingdom hospitals Three hospitals had seen outbreaks that were "difficult to control" while 35 hospitals were reported to have received patients known to be carrying the fungus. The first United Kingdom case emerged in 2013, and since then, the infection rates have been going up, although it remains rare. Healthcare officials have since adopted new protocols, including having healthcare workers wear more protecti... [Full Article...]

Indira Canteens to operate from today

Indira Canteens to operate from today Re-modeling populist schemes of other political parties with an eye on the electorate has its own pitfalls and Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi must have realized this on Wednesday. Instead of mentioning Karnataka he said, "Every single poor person in every single city in Bangalore". Chief Minister Siddaramaiah , who has the credit of introducing distribution of rice at Rs 1 within hour... [Full Article...]

25-Year-Old Bodybuilding Mom Reportedly Dies of Protein Overdose

25-Year-Old Bodybuilding Mom Reportedly Dies of Protein Overdose According to Yahoo 7 News , 25-year-old Meegan Hefford , from Mandurah in Western Australia , died after starting a protein-rich diet and increasing the intensity of her gym sessions prior to competing in a fitness competition. She added most people don't have to worry about that particular disorder, but says there is still a lesson to be learned for anyone who takes supplements. [Full Article...]

Judge to Costco: Pay Tiffany $19.4M for Phony Rings

Judge to Costco: Pay Tiffany $19.4M for Phony Rings A federal judge's decision on trademark infringement likely has Costco executives feeling blue-but definitely not Tiffany blue. The ruling stems from a complaint (pdf ) made by Tiffany in 2013 in which it stated that Costco had unlawfully used the Tiffany trademark on rings and sold them at a lower price to attract customers. [Full Article...]

Yemen cholera outbreak hits 500000 cases

Yemen cholera outbreak hits 500000 cases With the country in turmoil, cholera began to rear its ugly head in October 2016, but the epidemic escalated rapidly in April 2017 when the waterborne disease began infecting an estimated 5000 people per day. The disease, spread by ingestion of food or water tainted with human faeces, can kill within hours if untreated. "These doctors and nurses are the backbone of the health response - withou... [Full Article...]

Man fleeing country arrested in fatal parking spot dispute in Brooklyn

Man fleeing country arrested in fatal parking spot dispute in Brooklyn The incident happened around 11:30 p.m.in front of 1261 East 73rd St. Police say the attacker had blocked their driveway, and after the brothers had honked their auto horn for some time, the man walked out of his ex-wife's home, and attacked the brothers. [Full Article...]

PDP playing a sinister role in Article 35A intrigue: Omar

PDP playing a sinister role in Article 35A intrigue: Omar He said the propaganda that women who marry outside the state face serious bias because of the article as they lose property rights was wrong. "But once they came to power, BJP realized that their designs can not be achieved politically and therefore a short cut of proxy judicial activism through various affiliated NGOs has been initiated clandestinely by challenging the Article 35A through a 'Muk... [Full Article...]

Antonio Rudiger: Chelsea must rebound from Burnley shocker

Antonio Rudiger: Chelsea must rebound from Burnley shocker Speaking after the game Conte said : "We just lost our heads". "So we need players - also for the development of the young players". "I have to study a new formation with 10 players because this irregularity is worrying". However, Chelsea have already sold one key member of that title-winning team to a direct rival after Nemanja Matic completed a £40m switch to Manchester United last mon... [Full Article...]

Central Intelligence Agency chief: Korea not 'imminent

President Trump has taken a harsher stance against North Korea than his predecessor, Barack Obama, while Pyongyang has carried on ignoring sanctions and UN Security Council rulings against its nuclear weapons program. "We've engaged the world to support that policy", Pompeo told host Chris Wallace. President Xi spoke with Donald Trump over the weekend - just hours after the President tweeted t... [Full Article...]

Kenyatta Wins Kenya Presidential Election

Kenyatta Wins Kenya Presidential Election He has attained 25 per cent in 35 counties. "It's been a long wait, but we have been patient up to this time". "I extend a hand of friendship, I extend a hand of cooperation, I extend a hand of partnership, knowing full well that this country needs us, all together". [Full Article...]

Marshawn Lynch sits during national anthem

Marshawn Lynch sits during national anthem Lynch's apparent protest comes in wake of this weekend's violent white nationalist rallies in Charlottesville, Va. and falls in line with what Colin Kaepernick started around the National Football League last season as players found ways to protest racism and police brutality during the playing of the anthem before games. [Full Article...]

I have to wait for doctors' orders to return home, Buhari insists

I have to wait for doctors' orders to return home, Buhari insists The President's absence from the country has generated controversy and his comments come the same week that protesters took to the streets demanding that he resumes or resign. "I have now learnt to obey orders, rather than be obeyed". "When told that prayers were going on fervently for him, not only in Nigeria, but all over Africa, and round the world, a delighted President said: 'What we did in... [Full Article...]

India 235-3 at tea on Day 1 of 3rd test vs

India 235-3 at tea on Day 1 of 3rd test vs He is all over Sri Lanka today. India's only concern coming into the Test was Kohli's atrocious form in Test cricket , something that seems to have been exacerbated by his captaincy. Virat Kohli had played some delightful drives, and was looking in total control while defending. "The wicket is bit on the slower side and doesn't have much of bounce on it. [Full Article...]


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