Medicine

Popular high street retailer set to close SIXTY stores

Popular high street retailer set to close SIXTY stores New Look's online sales channel will not be affected by any of the planned changes. The company, which said back in February that it made a third-quarter pre-tax loss of £123.5m as sales declined 6% to £1.01bn, announced a proposal to cut its United Kingdom store estate and rental costs amid a challenging trading performance and a hard retail environment. [Full Article...]

Cheerleaders Exposed to Mumps at Texas Competition, Officials Fear

Cheerleaders Exposed to Mumps at Texas Competition, Officials Fear Cheerleaders from at least two gyms in Wichita may have been exposed to the mumps at a national competition in Dallas. Van Deusen also said that there had been no cases of mumps in Texas connected to the competition and that the incubation period will soon end. [Full Article...]

Teachers' union opposes Florida Legislature's school safety & guns bill

Teachers' union opposes Florida Legislature's school safety & guns bill The Florida Senate passed a new school safety bill on Monday. Lynn Hatter reports that many of those involved with public education in Florida are very unhappy with the measure. Florida Gov. Rick Scott took issue with some aspects of the proposal. Scott opposed that idea. "The legacy is going to be that we armed teachers". [Full Article...]

Allegiant to add 3 new routes to Myrtle Beach Airport in June

Allegiant to add 3 new routes to Myrtle Beach Airport in June Myrtle Beach International Airport on Wednesday announced new non-stop routes into the Grand Strand from three different cities by Allegiant Airlines. In a news release, the company said there will be two flights to the San Francisco Bay area each week starting on May 30. Learn more about other fees and services here. [Full Article...]

Opioids no better than NSAIDs for chronic back or arthritis pain

Opioids no better than NSAIDs for chronic back or arthritis pain Over the past few decades, they have become go-to drugs for acute pain, but Dr. Erin Krebs , with the Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Health Care System and the University of Minnesota, said research about the effectiveness of opioids for chronic pain was lacking. [Full Article...]

Trends in emergency department visits for suspected opioid overdoses

Trends in emergency department visits for suspected opioid overdoses The increases were prevalent in both men and women of all age groups in all regions, according to the report . The latest data available to the CDC show that emergency room visits due to opioid overdoses increased by almost a third from July 2016 through to September 2017. [Full Article...]

Arkansas Child Flu Deaths Grows to Five

Arkansas Child Flu Deaths Grows to Five The number of flu cases reported during the week leading up to Saturday was less than the half number reported at the peak. The victims ranged in age from 53 to 92; all five were from New Castle County and all had multiple underlying health conditions. [Full Article...]

Tiger Brands amplify testing for #Listeria

Tiger Brands amplify testing for #Listeria The mass round-up of processed meat products comes after an announcement by Minister of Health Dr Aaron Motsoaledi during a press briefing on Sunday, about the deadly outbreak of listeriosis being traced to Enterprise food production facilities in Polokwane, Limpopo, and Germiston in Gauteng. [Full Article...]

We are taking issues of violence very seriously - President Buhari

We are taking issues of violence very seriously - President Buhari In the president 's entourage were service chiefs, ministers of information, defence and women affairs as well as some members of the National Assembly from Taraba. The 75-year-old Buhari was elected in 2015 on a pledge to defeat Boko Haram. "People, sometimes expect me to rush out to the fields, to go and make noise". [Full Article...]

FDA approves home test for specific breast cancer genes

FDA approves home test for specific breast cancer genes Pierre, of the FDA Center for Deices and Radiological Health, said in a statement. According to a National Cancer Institute study , about 2% of Ashkenazi Jewish women carry 1 of the hereditary mutations the test can detect. As with the first 10 tests, the company is authorized to provide the results directly to the customer. To win approval, the company submitted data showing its instructions a... [Full Article...]

Saquon Barkley Posts Videos of Workout with Johnny Manziel Before NFL Draft

Saquon Barkley Posts Videos of Workout with Johnny Manziel Before NFL Draft Although prospects aren't running actual plays at the combine, coaches and scouts are able to see the way they break on the ball, turn and run, and go up to pull down would-be interceptions. Why tell insiders exactly what you want to do, so they tell the world how to get in your way of doing it? His tape shows a very raw corner with problems staying in phase vertically while finding the football, ... [Full Article...]

Video shows girl, 5, dangling from ski resort chairlift

Video shows girl, 5, dangling from ski resort chairlift Several from the crowd run to a nearby tarp, grab it and quickly return, positioning the tarp beneath the girl. With the ski lift halted, two dozen people gather underneath the girl who was being held by a person still on the chair, preventing her from crashing to the ground about 12 feet below. [Full Article...]

CDC report: Opioid overdoses spike 30 percent across nation

CDC report: Opioid overdoses spike 30 percent across nation Overdose increases in some states and cities may be due to changes in the volume and type of illicit opioid drugs being sold on the streets, health officials said. The specialists additionally investigated 45 million crisis division visits that happened in 16 states amid a similar period, which included 119,198 speculated opioid overdoses. [Full Article...]

Hyderabad: Father chops porn-addicted son's right hand

Hyderabad: Father chops porn-addicted son's right hand Now, that's a little extreme. The victim, Khaled Qureshi is a cable operator by profession and his father is an electrician. Qayyum then surrendered to the police. He immediately left home, stating that he would not return. On several occasions, Qayyum noticed his son using the phone till late in the night and had warned him to sleep early. [Full Article...]

Chinese space lab might fall back to Earth this month

Chinese space lab might fall back to Earth this month According to a Guardian report, the US-funded Aerospace Corporation has predicted that the Tiangong-1 will re-enter the Earth's atmosphere in the first week of April, but the European Space Agency has a wider timeline for the module to come crashing down anywhere from March 24 to April 19, 2018. [Full Article...]

McLaren's woes continue as Vettel sets Day 1 pace in Spain

McLaren's woes continue as Vettel sets Day 1 pace in Spain Red Bull joined Mercedes, Ferrari, Renault , Williams and Sauber in breaking the 100 lap mark, but Max Verstappen's running was interrupted when he stopped out on track. Vandoorne had to be pushed back to the garage by his McLaren mechanics at Barcelona's Circuit de Catalunya when he stopped in the pit lane after completing one lap. [Full Article...]

Nikki Haley accuses United Nations of 'bullying' Israel at AIPAC

Nikki Haley accuses United Nations of 'bullying' Israel at AIPAC Friedman, formerly a lawyer for President Donald Trump, came under fire during his nomination process for having attacked liberal Jews, including his claim that J Street, the liberal Jewish Middle East lobby, was " worse than kapos ". The president announced back in December that he was recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and planned to move the embassy there, in a decision that was p... [Full Article...]

National Football League salary cap for 2018 set at $177.2 million, report says

National Football League salary cap for 2018 set at $177.2 million, report says The top 51 contracts count against a team's cap in the offseason, and the Broncos will carry over $10.2 million in unused space from 2017. "I think we're going to explore all options in free agency and see where that goes", he said about their plan at quarterback. [Full Article...]

Dalai Lama event in Delhi cancelled, another shifted to Dharamsala

Dalai Lama event in Delhi cancelled, another shifted to Dharamsala He said there had been no communication from the Indian government to the Tibetan administration on this issue. The two scheduled events were - an interfaith prayer at Gandhi Samadhi in Rajghat on March 31 and a "Thank You India" at the Thyagaraj Sports Complex on April 1. [Full Article...]

Britain needs to go on a diet, health officials warn

Britain needs to go on a diet, health officials warn In addition, the PHE's latest One You campaign is encouraging people to cap their three main meals at 400 calories for breakfast, 600 for lunch and 600 for dinner (the recommended total daily calorie intake for women is 2,000 and 2,500 for men). [Full Article...]


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