Medicine

Can games affect you mentally?

Can games affect you mentally? Gentile found that almost 9 percent of children who play video games develop what's called "gaming addiction". While the final version of the diagnostic manual won't be published until next year, it now states that gaming disorder is "characterised by a pattern of persistent or recurrent gaming behaviour ('digital gaming" or "video-gaming'), which may be online (ie. [Full Article...]

Health Alert: Romaine Poses E. coli Threat

In the USA, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said investigators are still interviewing people who fell ill in 13 states, including MI, to see if there's a common thread. Symptoms of an E. coli infection (stomach cramps, diarrhea and vomiting) occur one to three days after eating food contaminated with the bacteria. [Full Article...]

Officials report 7 more flu deaths in NC; 20 for the season

Officials report 7 more flu deaths in NC; 20 for the season San Diego County has reported 45 deaths from seasonal flu outbreaks resulting in more than 3,300 cases last week. "The Tucson Medical Center emergency department is now experiencing a 10 percent increase in patient volume over the previous year", said hospital spokesman Jim Marten, when asked about how flu cases were affecting the hospital. [Full Article...]

World Health Organization Considers Recognizing 'Gaming Disorder'

World Health Organization Considers Recognizing 'Gaming Disorder' The World Health Organization lists "hazardous gaming " and " gaming disorder " as potential problems "due to substance use or addictive behavior" in a newly proposed draft update of its widely used International Compendium of Diseases . And, the continuation and escalation of gaming continues even after you suffer negative consequences like getting fired for playing on company time or you keep ... [Full Article...]

Man beats stepson to death, forces boy's brothers to sleep with body

Man beats stepson to death, forces boy's brothers to sleep with body Montgomery then picked up Russell and threw him head first into a cabinet, reportedly causing his brain to bleed. On Saturday (30 December) around 1am, a Hillsborough County Sheriff's deputy conducted a welfare search and met with a man who identified himself as "Jack" who said the loud noise was his music and that he was in the room with "his children". [Full Article...]

Rana's Rugged Look from HMS

Rana's Rugged Look from HMS The actor, on New Year, gifted the first look of his film to his fans. The actor Rana Daggubatti released the poster on social media. By the look of it seems awfully similar to Rajesh Khanna's blockbuster but there is no such speculation from the makers of Rana's film. [Full Article...]

Limit kids' snacking to two a day, urges United Kingdom health agency

Limit kids' snacking to two a day, urges United Kingdom health agency Children are, on average, eating almost three times the recommended amount of sugar. Its new Change4Life campaign calls for parents to look for 100 calorie snacks, two a day max , to help offer healthier snacks to tackle the obesity epidemic which sees a third of children leave primary school overweight or obese. [Full Article...]

Dave Chappelle Drops Two New Stand-Up Specials

Dave Chappelle Drops Two New Stand-Up Specials And I'm telling you, you're gonna have a lot of imperfect allies". "I know it's bad, I'm sorry ladies". He feels free to say he was "mad" when he shut down his Comedy Central show and subsequently saw Amy Schumer and Key & Peele doing what he considers rip-offs of The Chappelle Show: "Not doing my show, but they were awfully similar", he insists. [Full Article...]

Scientists Claim They Found a Drug That "Significantly Reverses Memory Loss"

Scientists Claim They Found a Drug That A number of studies have suggested that adults with type 2 diabetes ran a higher risk of developing Alzheimer's. There are now half a million people living with Alzheimer's disease in the United Kingdom and more than five million people with diabetes, both conditions pose a major cost to the NHS, and health systems worldwide . [Full Article...]

Bride battling cancer dies 18 hours after saying 'I do'

Bride battling cancer dies 18 hours after saying 'I do' Heather Mosher, from CT, married her husband, David Mosher a few days before Christmas , after the couple brought the wedding forward out of fears Heather wouldn't make it to their planned ceremony on 30 December. "Witnessed by an extraordinary family, friends as well as the many doctors and nurses who cared for her, Heather passed away less than 24 hours later". [Full Article...]

Operations at Delhi airport suspended after visibility drops

Operations at Delhi airport suspended after visibility drops The density of the fog could be judged by the fact that runway visual range (RVR) decreased to 50 metres at the IGIA on the New Year's eve. One flight has been cancelled. The weather department has confirmed that the temperature at New Delhi was recorded at 6.4 degree Celsius on Sunday morning - a bit below the average temperature of the season. [Full Article...]

South Africa have slight advantage against India: Morkel

South Africa have slight advantage against India: Morkel The search for high-quality practice time in order to acclimatise to South African conditions was behind India's decision to cancel their warm-up match ahead of the three-Test series. They only arrived in South Africa on December 28, so they were also not able to start the New Year's Test on its usual first day, January 2. We are under no illusions but we are ready for it. [Full Article...]

Okpozu: Presidency apologises for errors in board members list

Okpozu: Presidency apologises for errors in board members list Garba Shehu , the President's Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, stated this in an interview with newsmen in Abuja on Saturday. "The then SGF, Babachir Lawal , presented the report in October 2016, one year after he was commissioned". [Full Article...]

U.S. states report widespread flu

U.S. states report widespread flu In a press release, officials said that up to half of children who die from flu have no known medical condition that would put them at higher risk. "It's the time of year we have family gatherings and social gatherings", Stephanie Ayers-Millsap with the Jefferson County Public Health Department said. [Full Article...]

Johnson & Johnson's (JNJ) Equal Weight Rating Reaffirmed at Morgan Stanley

Alpine Investment Management Llc who had been investing in Johnson & Johnson for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $377.62B market cap company. Veritas Investment Mngmt Ltd Liability Partnership, United Kingdom-based fund reported 3,530 shares. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $1.68 earnings per share. [Full Article...]

More Pregnant Moms in California Getting High

More Pregnant Moms in California Getting High Volkow, who heads up the National Institute on Drug Abuse , authored a counterpoint outlining the risks of smoking pot while pregnant . In fact, in women under the age of 18 more than one in five admits to using the drug while pregnant. Another 16 percent of women passed the drug tests but disclosed marijuana use on the questionnaires. "Our state may be different because it was the first to le... [Full Article...]

Police search for suspect in Walker armed robbery

Police search for suspect in Walker armed robbery The first suspect is a black male last seen wearing dark trousers and a light-colored sweatshirt or coat and running west on 11th street toward Lawrence Street. Victims told police they were robbed and then the two robbers ran from the apartment. It's not clear how much money he took. "Both suspects fled on foot in an unknown direction". [Full Article...]

Tillerson, Lavrov agree to continue N. Korea diplomacy

Tillerson, Lavrov agree to continue N. Korea diplomacy Russian Federation is ready to serve as a mediator between North Korea and the United States if both sides agree, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told CNN on Tuesday. The main anti-terrorist task in Syria is routing the Jabhat al-Nusra terror group (outlawed in Russia), Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said at a meeting with leader of Syria's Tomorrow opposition movement Ahmad Jarba on Wedne... [Full Article...]

Shares Of Energy Transfer Partners, LP (ETP) bought By WRIGHT JAMES M.

Shares Of Energy Transfer Partners, LP (ETP) bought By WRIGHT JAMES M. Park West Asset Management Llc decreased Internap Corp (INAP) stake by 32.15% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. About 2.02 million shares traded. The return on assets (ROA) (aka return on total assets, return on average assets), is one of the most widely used profitability ratios because it is related to both profit margin and asset turnover, and shows the rate of return for both creditors and in... [Full Article...]

Voters' remorse for Franken: 50% in Minnesota poll wish he'd stay put

Voters' remorse for Franken: 50% in Minnesota poll wish he'd stay put I may be leaving the Senate, but I'm not giving up my voice. "Whatever it is that we do next we will do it together", Franken said . The Minnesota Democrat is set to officially resign next Tuesday, Jan. The Democrat, a former " Saturday Night Live " writer and performer, said he didn't know what to expect when he first ran for office, "and of course, neither did Minnesotans". [Full Article...]


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