Medicine

United Kingdom scientists may have cured the common cold

United Kingdom scientists may have cured the common cold The common cold is something that strikes down everyone at some point and it's reported to cost the world economy billions every year due to physician visits and missed days of work. But what if there were one way to block the ability of all cold viruses from replicating-thereby fending off the sneezing, sore throat and general misery that they cause? Additionally, the molecule also works agains... [Full Article...]

World Health Organization unveils new strategies to fight trans-fat in foods

World Health Organization unveils new strategies to fight trans-fat in foods Most of the trans fats you're eating are probably made from soy beans. "We call on food producers in our sector to take prompt action and we stand ready to support effective measures to work toward the elimination of industrially produced trans fats and ensure a level playing field in this area", said Rocco Rinaldi, secretary-general of the International Food and Beverage Alliance. [Full Article...]

DRC approves use of experimental Ebola vaccine, World Health Organization says

DRC approves use of experimental Ebola vaccine, World Health Organization says Five samples were collected from five patients and two have been confirmed by the laboratory. "I congratulate the Government of DR Congo for the speed with which it declared the outbreak"' said Dr Moeti". "The anxiety expressed by the health minister was enough for every right-thinking Nigerian to cancel all engagements with citizens of that country until the World Health Organisation (WHO) decl... [Full Article...]

More victims sickened from salmonella outbreak that led to massive egg recall

More victims sickened from salmonella outbreak that led to massive egg recall In an announcement posted to its website on Friday, the FDA reported that Rose Acre Farms of Seymour, Indiana, recalled the eggs distributed from the farm in Hyde County, North Carolina. The FDA says that they were sold under Walmart , Publix, and Food Lion's store brands, plus a variety of brand names (Coburn Farms, Country Daybreak, Glenview, Nelms, Sunshine Farms, Sunups), and also turne... [Full Article...]

Pune Indigo staffer held for hoax call to Delhi airport

Pune Indigo staffer held for hoax call to Delhi airport An Indigo airline employee has been arrested for making a hoax call regarding a bomb on a Mumbai-bound flight at the Indira Gandhi International Airport this month, police said on Sunday. He was given three months to improve his performance. . As per details available, the call was made by an IndiGo staffer at the Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi . [Full Article...]

Texas, Texas State softball teams earn NCAA bids

Texas, Texas State softball teams earn NCAA bids Florida has hosted an NCAA Regional every year under the direction of head coach Tim Walton. California and Oregon State will be traveling for the regionals, going to Athens, Georgia and Tuscaloosa, Alabama, respectively. The Bruins (50-4) will be at home in the Los Angeles regional, Friday-Sunday, and open against the Big Sky's Sacramento State (31-18). Per the brackets, the victor of the Alaba... [Full Article...]

APC Congresses: Imo APC stakeholders insist no going back

APC Congresses: Imo APC stakeholders insist no going back Ikpamezie Innocent "39Yrs" from Mbaitoli LGA of Imo State who admitted to be the Special Adviser on Electoral matters to Senator Hope Uzodimma representing Orlu Senatorial District of Imo State now in the Senate confessed that all the electoral materials were given to them by Dr. [Full Article...]

Delhi-NCR hit by sudden dust storm, rain; flights grounded

Delhi-NCR hit by sudden dust storm, rain; flights grounded This content is restricted to site members. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued weather warning for next five days in Uttarakhand. He adds that despite dust storm in Dehradoon and its adjoining areas Chardham yatra is continuing. The Delhi Fire Service said it received over 30 calls linked to falling trees and two calls related to wall collapse within two hours of the stor... [Full Article...]

Doctors grow ear transplant inside soldier's arm

Doctors grow ear transplant inside soldier's arm Army surgeons have grown a new ear on soldier's forearm to replace one that was lost in a auto accident. No prosthetics were needed. Doctors at William Beaumont Army Medical Center (WBAMC) in El Paso, Texas, took cartilage from the soldier's ribs to craft a new ear. [Full Article...]

Wisconsin's Steve Stricker in contention at Players Championship

Wisconsin's Steve Stricker in contention at Players Championship The sand wedge in the water on the 17th ruined his round , but not his day. But his astonishing performance elevated him five shots clear of the chasing pack, led by Charl Schwartzel , Patrick Cantlay and Danny Lee, while Tiger Woods scraped into the weekend with nothing to spare as late errors from various afternoon starters pushed the cut line back to one under. [Full Article...]

Australian blood donor retires after saving 2.4 million babies

Australian blood donor retires after saving 2.4 million babies As the blood donations helped save his life, he made a decision to be a blood donor. The 81-year-old's blood is special. Soon after Harrison became a donor, doctors called him in. "Medications like Anti-D are a life-giving intervention for thousands of Australian mums, but they are only available because men like James give blood". [Full Article...]

Strike: FG, Johesu Meeting Ends In Deadlock

Strike: FG, Johesu Meeting Ends In Deadlock Another patient, Mrs. Blessing Owei, said her health had been deteriorating because of the strike action. It was gathered that doctors at the hospital were only attending to emergency cases even as new patients were no longer being admitted. [Full Article...]

Thiem defeats Nadal in Madrid

Thiem defeats Nadal in Madrid Nadal remains confident on his favourite surface, despite having no complaints about the outcome of his tussle with Thiem. The fifth-seeded Thiem avenged his loss to Nadal here in last year's final, and earned his third career victory in nine meetings with Nadal, all on clay. [Full Article...]

55000 bank employees, officers to join nationwide strike on May 30-31

55000 bank employees, officers to join nationwide strike on May 30-31 For those who are unaware, the UFBU consists of nine banking sector unions, representing bankers all around the country. The organisations calling for the strike, under the umbrella of UFBU, include All India Bank Officers' Confederation (AIBOC), National Confederation of Bank Employees (NCBE), All India Bank Officers' Association (AIBOA), Bank Employees Federation of India (BEFI), Indian Nation... [Full Article...]

Kashmiris, including women, thrashed in Delhi by Indian Nationalists

Kashmiris, including women, thrashed in Delhi by Indian Nationalists Delhi police arrests four persons for beating up Kashmiri siblings, calling them "terrorists" The video shows one of the siblings being slumped next to a vehicle and being pulled by someone in the crowd, said a report by Indian Express . "We have asked for police protection". According to a DNA report , Pandey alleged one of the men had molested some women and created chaos to cover up his misbe... [Full Article...]

Taking Antibiotics May Be Linked To Increased Risk For Kidney Stones

Taking Antibiotics May Be Linked To Increased Risk For Kidney Stones He noted that kidney stones used to be rare among children, but that is not the case nowadays. After getting through the health reports of over 13.9 million patients, the researchers came to the conclusion that children and adults who consumed antibiotics frequently are more prone towards risks of kidney stones. [Full Article...]

Dhawan, Williamson's record stand puts SunRisers Hyderabad into playoffs

Dhawan, Williamson's record stand puts SunRisers Hyderabad into playoffs The Sunrisers now have 9 wins in 11 matches and sit at the top of the table, while the Daredevils have nothing but pride to play for in the outings they have in hand for the season. Delhi didn't learn from SRH's mistakes; the slower balls were taken for runs, and they didn't pick that up. Williamson was not far behind as he breezed to his sixth fifty-plus score of the competition. [Full Article...]

Ocean Resort Casino Announces Opening Date

Ocean Resort Casino Announces Opening Date Trump Taj Mahal and Revel were two of the five casino resorts that closed down in Atlantic City in the period between 2014 and 2016. Twenty three executive members were approved for key casino employee licenses before a recess was announced. [Full Article...]

It's National Nurses Week, Thank a West Michigan Nurse Today!

It's National Nurses Week, Thank a West Michigan Nurse Today! In celebration of National Nurses Week The Twig, Junior Auxiliary of Inova Alexandria Hospital presented 19 bouquets of attractive flowers to every Nurses Station at Inova Alexandria Hospital on May 9. "In other words, a 0.17 decrease from the mean score of the RN-RN scale suggest that a unit's rank on the RN-RN score would drop from the 50th percentile to approximately the 30th percentile",... [Full Article...]

Man Utd treble-winner tells Marcus Rashford to leave Old Trafford

Man Utd treble-winner tells Marcus Rashford to leave Old Trafford In United's first game since legendary former manager Alex Ferguson had to have emergency surgery on a brain haemorrhage, the visiting fans showed their support to the 76-year-old Scot with persist chants of "we all love Alex Ferguson". It's good to have up our sleeve. "If you finish second and win a trophy it will leave us with a good feeling". Mourinho made wholesale changes following Friday's... [Full Article...]


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