Medicine

International Olympic Committee approves plans for earlier 2024 Games

International Olympic Committee approves plans for earlier 2024 Games The plan , which focuses on six recommendations of Olympic Agenda 2020 related to the organisation of the Games, will provide cities with increased flexibility in designing the Games to meet long-term development goals, and will ensure that host cities receive more assistance from the IOC and the wider Olympic Movement. [Full Article...]

Lucas Warren is victor of Gerber Baby Photo Search

Lucas Warren is victor of Gerber Baby Photo Search Since then, 91 babies have been the face of the baby food brand. The internet was rife with cooing adoration upon seeing and hearing of Lucas Warren's most recent accomplishment. His mother, Cortney Warren , entered the contest on a whim, NBC's " Today " reported. "He may have Down syndrome , but he's always Lucas first". [Full Article...]

First flu death in state

First flu death in state The vaccine is available to anyone who has not yet received a vaccine this flu season. Yakima Health District officials say the number of reported influenza cases was 176 as of this past week, down from 205 the week before. Almost 6 percent of patients heading to the state's emergency departments had flu-like illnesses, according to the state Health Department's weekly flu report . [Full Article...]

Decrease progress post-Brexit suggests United Kingdom authorities examine

Decrease progress post-Brexit suggests United Kingdom authorities examine The assessments covered three scenarios, under an EEA (European Economic Area) deal, that is, unfettered access to the single market but no customs union but with free movement, payments to Brussels and no further say in its rules; a free trade agreement as sought by the British government;; and the no deal option of WTO World Trade Organisation rules. [Full Article...]

Penguins, Fans Honor Fleury With Rousing Ovation At PPG Paints Arena

Penguins, Fans Honor Fleury With Rousing Ovation At PPG Paints Arena A hero's welcome is expected for Marc-Andre Fleury who was the Penguins #1 overall draft pick in 2003. The Penguins wanted to honor their old friend - and they did - but they also wanted to win. Kessel extended the lead to 5-2 a little more than three minutes later on a one-touch, backdoor feed from Malkin. Ryan Reaves, Ian Cole, and Jake Guentzel scored goals for the Pittsburgh Penguins in ... [Full Article...]

I-95 in Chaos After Suspect Kills Woman, Drives Backwards on Interstate

I-95 in Chaos After Suspect Kills Woman, Drives Backwards on Interstate As deputies arrived at the shopping center, callers reported a southbound driver in the northbound lanes of nearby Interstate 95, Bradshaw said. Palm Beach Fire-Rescue says two people died in a related multi-vehicle crash involving six to eight vehicles with one vehicle on fire. [Full Article...]

Local televangelist, Trump spiritual adviser, says 'It's NOT flu season'

Local televangelist, Trump spiritual adviser, says 'It's NOT flu season' According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the flu season may be past its peak, but there are still "many more weeks to come". "Jesus himself gave us the flu shot", she continued. John Auerbach, president and CEO of Trust for America's Health and a former CDC associate director for policy, also told Politico that advice like Copeland's is "harmful". [Full Article...]

Maxwell hundred leads Australia's cruise to 156

Maxwell hundred leads Australia's cruise to 156 Australia got off to a worst possible start in the chase as the skipper David Warner and Chris Lynn were sent back to the hut by David Willey in the very first over. Together they counterbalanced an expensive outing for Billy Stanlake , who did not adjust to a Bellerive Oval surface that offered less encouragement for speed than the SCG had done. [Full Article...]

Anushka Sharma unveils spine-chilling teaser of Pari

Anushka Sharma unveils spine-chilling teaser of Pari By what we could gather from the teaser, looks like Anushka's character is both the victim and the vessel of the lurking supernatural presence in the film. And guess what one after one the movies images and the teaser is shocking us. Anushka is seen behaving like a possessed witch who lifts her husband by his neck seamlessly with her bare hands, who jumps like a lioness from the top. [Full Article...]

FDA says compounds in kratom are opioids

FDA says compounds in kratom are opioids Based on the new FDA new research, along with information from previous studies and reports of harmful effects tied to kratom, "we feel confident in calling compounds found in kratom, opioids", Gottlieb said in a statement . It is used as a medicinal plant for its opioid and stimulant properties. "It's an opioid", Gottlieb continued. It contains mitragynine and 7-hydroxymitragynine - known co... [Full Article...]

Breast Cancer Linked To An Amino Acid Found In Asparagus

Breast Cancer Linked To An Amino Acid Found In Asparagus Normally they would die in a couple of weeks as the tumour spread throughout the body. It means breast cancer patients may be advised to try an extreme diet of certain fruit and vegetables - or asparagine-lowering drugs - on top of traditional treatments in an effort to prevent the disease from metastasizing. [Full Article...]

Pharmac to widen access to HIV drug

Pharmac to widen access to HIV drug Without insurance, PrEP can cost up to $1,500 a month. The agency said the decision meant the drug would also be funded for people if they were not infected but their risk of contracting HIV was high. 'With PrEP available and more people aware of and embracing U=U (Undetectable = Untransmittable), we hope this is the beginning of the end for new HIV transmissions in Australia, but we know th... [Full Article...]

Clippers, Lou Williams agree to contract extension

Clippers, Lou Williams agree to contract extension LOU Williams doesn't have to worry about the trade deadline - or free agency. Williams is very deserving of this extension due to the performances he has had for the Clippers this season. The Clippers have their own first-round draft pick and the Piston's first-rounder in this year's draft with the picks now residing at the 13th and 14th spots respectively. [Full Article...]

New Research Reveals Britain's Oldest Ancestor Had Dark Skin and Blue Eyes

New Research Reveals Britain's Oldest Ancestor Had Dark Skin and Blue Eyes Selina Brace, a researcher of ancient DNA at the museum, said the cave environment Cheddar Man was found in helped preserve his remains. Director of the study, Robert Stoddard, is remarkably reported to have said that the Cheddar Man probably "looked pretty much like any modern inhabitant of a Somerset pub". [Full Article...]

Colts' Jackson, who began career in Arizona, killed in auto accident

Colts' Jackson, who began career in Arizona, killed in auto accident Authorities say the driver of a Ford F-150 was using the alias Alex Cabrera Gonsales, but his real name was Manuel Orrego-Savala. The pickup's driver, a 37-year-old Indianapolis man, tried to flee on foot but was quickly captured, State Police said. [Full Article...]

Nassar Receives Final Prison Sentence

Nassar Receives Final Prison Sentence The Times said the Federal Bureau of Investigation declined to answer detailed questions about how it handled assault allegations forwarded by Indianapolis-based USA Gymnastics . This is in addition to the 175 years he faces for seven other counts of criminal sexual conduct in Ingham County, Michigan , and on top of the 60 years he is already serving for child pornography charges. [Full Article...]

The immigration bills in Congress aren't flawless; that's OK

The immigration bills in Congress aren't flawless; that's OK It also takes steps to strengthen border security without specifically financing the wall with Mexico that Trump wants. In a tweet Monday, Trump called the measure a "total waste of time ". In the Senate, both McCain , who has long pressed for an immigration deal, and Coons are known for a willingness to reach across the aisle even as they remain true to core convictions. [Full Article...]

E-cigarettes should be sold in hospitals, say officials

E-cigarettes should be sold in hospitals, say officials PHE published the evidence review, which is consistent with the agency's previous findings that e-cigarette use - or "vaping" - is at least 95% less unsafe than smoking cigarettes. "It's positive to see that for the first time they've also referenced tobacco heating products (THPs) - and how the available information suggests that these may also be considerably less harmful than traditional cigare... [Full Article...]

Children Have Died From the Flu in New York City

Children Have Died From the Flu in New York City Cops and EMS personnel took over trying to revive her when they arrived about 6:35 a.m. An eight-year-old Corona girl died on February 5, one day after she was diagnosed with the flu at East Elmhurst Hospital. Last flu season, six flu-related pediatric deaths were reported in New York City , among 106 nationwide. "The tragic death of a child due to the flu is a reminder of the devastating eff... [Full Article...]

Arun Jaitley: Corporate tax to be cut only when exemptions end

Arun Jaitley: Corporate tax to be cut only when exemptions end If we can do that successfully many countries would be eager to emulate us. It was a challenging budget in terms of meeting fiscal challenges. But Bakshi said funding was more likely this time because the economy is stronger - and, more important, elections are looming. [Full Article...]


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