Health Care

CDC: Salmonella outbreak linked to pre-cut melons

CDC: Salmonella outbreak linked to pre-cut melons So far, the CDC reports the outbreak has affected five Midwestern states.60 people have been infected and 30 people were hospitalized. The CDC says the fruit was also distributed to stores in Georgia, Kentucky and North Carolina. Contact a healthcare provider if you think you got sick from consuming pre-cut melon. IDPH said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is working to identify the exact s... [Full Article...]

Thousands could be spared chemotherapy after landmark breast cancer study

Thousands could be spared chemotherapy after landmark breast cancer study The findings could be a game-changer in breast cancer care, researchers and experts said. Dr. Joseph Sparano of Montefiore Medical Center in NY, lead author of the study says that the impact of this test could spare thousands of women from chemotherapy and for them surgery and hormone therapy could be sufficient. [Full Article...]

Colorectal cancer screenings should start at 45, new guidelines say

Colorectal cancer screenings should start at 45, new guidelines say For years, the American Cancer Society (ACS) and other medical groups have advised people at average risk of colon and rectal cancer to begin screening at age 50. Colorectal cancer has not been linked to the human papillomavirus (HPV ), which can cause anal cancer, as well as cervical, throat, penile and other types of cancer. [Full Article...]

New Zealand to spend $600 million to eradicate cattle disease

New Zealand to spend $600 million to eradicate cattle disease The decision was taken to "protect the base of our economy - the farming sector", Ardern said. Mycoplasma bovis was first detected in New Zealand in July previous year, and manifests in mastitis in cows, severe pneumonia, ear infections and other symptoms. [Full Article...]

Another victim of Nipah Virus found in Kozhikode, Kerela

Another victim of Nipah Virus found in Kozhikode, Kerela Nipah virus is an emerging infectious disease that first broke out in a Malaysian village in 1999 and was also named after the same village. "They are not confirmed Nipah cases yet, so there is no need to panic", he said by telephone. Outbreaks of Nipah occur annually in Bangladesh and 105 people died from the virus in Malaysia 1999, when more than a million pigs were slaughtered to stem ... [Full Article...]

Astros honor shooting victims with 'We Play for Santa Fe' shirts

Astros honor shooting victims with 'We Play for Santa Fe' shirts Twenty-three people were invited to the first of the three closed-door meetings, including politicians from both parties, education and public safety officials, and experts on building design and arming teachers. A 17-year-old student is being held on capital murder charges. Police arrested Dimitrios Pagourtzis , 17, at the Santa Fe school following the rampage they said he committed with a sho... [Full Article...]

Jared Kushner's security clearance restored

Jared Kushner's security clearance restored The New York Times was the first to report on Kushner's permanent clearance. Abbe Lowell , who has represented Kushner in the Russian Federation investigation, told CNN's Wolf Blitzer that questions asked of Kushner during the April interview were "the appropriate topics that Bob Mueller and his team were looking at". [Full Article...]

Ebola outbreak: Botswana issues travel alert to DRC

Ebola outbreak: Botswana issues travel alert to DRC The risk to countries in the region is now determined as "high", but the global risk remains "low". "If you remember from the previous outbreak, it took a whole lot for the global community to understand it's a unsafe disease.Today it seems as if as soon as the first case was declared at least a lot of people are coming in to help", said Axelle Ronsse of the organisation. [Full Article...]

Experimental Vaccine Will be Used against Ebola Outbreak in the DRC

Experimental Vaccine Will be Used against Ebola Outbreak in the DRC Tedros led a WHO delegation that included Matshidiso Moeti, MD, WHO regional director for Africa, and Peter Salama, MD, WHO deputy director-general, emergency preparedness and response. In 2014-2016, the disease plagued West Africa leaving countries such as Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia with more cases and deaths from the virus than they ever had. [Full Article...]

IMD forecasts thunderstorms, squalls in several parts of India till Friday

IMD forecasts thunderstorms, squalls in several parts of India till Friday Trees were uprooted from their spots and the police stations got at least 78 calls from people asking for help, because the storm was quite unexpected for everyone, and no clear warning had been given to people so they could practice caution. [Full Article...]

Maple Leafs name Kyle Dubas as team's new general manager

Maple Leafs name Kyle Dubas as team's new general manager May. Firstly, the new GM is only 32 years old, which makes him the second-youngest at his position in the National Hockey League - just four years older than the Arizona Coyotes' John Chayka and a whopping 43 years younger than Lamoriello, under whom he served as an assistant to the GM starting in 2015. [Full Article...]

Trump Urges West Virginians Not to Vote for Don Blankenship

Trump Urges West Virginians Not to Vote for Don Blankenship The president has felt burned by Republicans once he injected himself into other races simply to watch his preferred applicants autumn limited. At an statement responding to Mr. Manchin's seat is a top target of Republicans in this year's midterm elections. Both O'Connell and Trippi said this primary split has been a detriment to Republican Senate elections and Democratic House elections, ... [Full Article...]

IPL 2018: Delhi Daredevils set 164 target for Sunrisers Hyderabad

IPL 2018: Delhi Daredevils set 164 target for Sunrisers Hyderabad Chasing 164 runs for victory, SRH openers Hales and Dhawan went after Daredevils bowling attack right from the word go. Two dropped catches cost Delhi Daredevils the crucial game against Sunrisers Hyderabad . Delhi chose to bat first and straight away, opener Prithvi Shaw rocketed away and became their top scorer. At Bangalore, spinners Ravindra Jadeja and Harbhajan Singh shared five wic... [Full Article...]

All 1500 cervical cancer cases will be reviewed

All 1500 cervical cancer cases will be reviewed A review conducted by the HSE confirmed 208 women should have received earlier intervention than they did but only 46 individuals were made aware of this. The issue has raised significant concern regarding the screening tests for cervical cancer. A plan for a Hiqa investigation into the CervicalCheck screening programme was approved by Cabinet this morning on the back of the deepening scandal. [Full Article...]

Evander Kane Suspended 1 Game for Cross-Checking Pierre-Edouard Bellemare

Evander Kane Suspended 1 Game for Cross-Checking Pierre-Edouard Bellemare SAN JOSE , Calif. (AP) - Desperation turns to jubilation in the National Hockey League playoffs when a trailing team manages to score the tying goal late in regulation to force overtime. "We competed harder all over the ice", Couture said. The Golden Knights got a fortunate deflection to tie the game at 3-3 at 13:28 of the third period. [Full Article...]

IPhone X blamed for Apple's slow growth in smartphone sales

Face identification, dual cameras and 3D touch will probably all be missing from the new iPhone rumoured to drop in June during Apple's Worldwide Developers' Conference. This updated display will supposedly raise the total cost of screen construction to between $23 and $26. The iPhone 8 , 8 Plus and iPhone X are less than a year old but it appears that Apple has plans to provide more op... [Full Article...]

Marouane Fellaini: Man Utd midfielder 'almost there' on extension - Jose Mourinho

Marouane Fellaini: Man Utd midfielder 'almost there' on extension - Jose Mourinho He said: "It was very nice and classy". Manchester United narrowly came through their Premier League clash against Arsenal at Old Trafford, although it was not in the manner that they would have hoped. I have worked at the top level for 35 years without any interruption, I think I'm the only one in the world who's done that. "We are nearly there but I can't celebrate because nearly is not ... [Full Article...]

IPL 2018: Pakistani Journalist Applauds MS Dhoni, Gets Trolled Back Home

IPL 2018: Pakistani Journalist Applauds MS Dhoni, Gets Trolled Back Home Mumbai can also look at bringing in New Zealand pacer Adam Milne for his compatriot Mitchell McClenaghan, who is leaking runs, especially in the end. In this eliminator match, Mumbai Indians , like Bangalore, got off to a blazing start picking up two early wickets with only a solitary run on the board. [Full Article...]

Goedert to fly with Eagles

Particularly winning the first Super Bowl in franchise history. The coup de grace came as Akers revealed the Eagles' pick - a prospect who shares a name with the Cowboys - tight end Dallas Goedert . The Eagles released veteran tight end Brent Celek and allowed Trey Burton to leave in free agency. "He's a tremendous weapon we can utilize". I don't even know who the Eagles drafted (it was T... [Full Article...]

Why pregnant women should lay off the coffee as well as alcohol

Why pregnant women should lay off the coffee as well as alcohol Researchers found mothers's caffeine consumption could lead to their children becoming overweight in later years. But the observational study did not provide a clear cause and effect. "Women must note that coffee and tea aren't the only source of caffeine, as it's often present in chocolates, sodas and some pain relief medicines". [Full Article...]


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