Health Care


Alcohol increases the risk of pre-menstrual syndrome, study finds Alcohol increases the risk of pre-menstrual syndrome, study finds
- April 25, 2018

The team stated that many PMS cases are linked to a woman's alcohol intake, "Heavy drinking may be associated with four percent of the PMS cases in the world and over nine percent in Europe". This rose to 79% for heavy drinkers. Heavy drinkers had an nearly 80 percent increased risk of PMS. Moderate drinking was defined as one average-sized drink a day and heavy drinking was anything more than that. (more...)
Found: a new form of DNA in our cells Found: a new form of DNA in our cells
- April 25, 2018

Previously, this rare DNA structure was only witnessed in vitro , rather than in live cells. Scientists have found DNA structures that more resemble a tangled knot - and they seem like they may be fairly common in cells. It mostly stayed away from the parts that code for proteins, and instead was involved in regulatory regions that switch genes on and off (promoters) and telomeres (chromosome tips). (more...)
United Kingdom citizenship and language tests waived for Windrush generation United Kingdom citizenship and language tests waived for Windrush generation
- April 25, 2018

Nurses from Jamaica are to be targeted as potential recruits for the health service, the government has revealed , in its latest move to try and help mitigate the UK's nursing recruitment crisis by looking overseas. "An apology is just the first step, ' she insisted, acknowledging the 'devastating" impact on those who can not prove their status. "Of course an apology is just the first step in putting right the wrongs that these people have suffered", she said. (more...)
Drinking Alcohol Increases Disease-Causing Mouth Bacteria Drinking Alcohol Increases Disease-Causing Mouth Bacteria
- April 25, 2018

Previous studies examining the link between alcohol consumption and disease have identified changes in microbiome , which have been associated with increased risk of developing head and neck cancers as well as gastrointestinal cancers. These people also had lower levels of Lactobacillales - beneficial for gum health - compared to those who didn't drink. Drinkers also had more abundant populations of Streptococcus, Actinomyces , Leptotrichia , Cardiobacterium , and Neisseria - all ... (more...)
Crowds gather for Brisbane dawn service Crowds gather for Brisbane dawn service
- April 25, 2018

Australians have paused at Dawn Services across the country this Anzac Day, to give thanks to those who've served our nation in battle. Thousands have packed into Pukeahu War Memorial to pay their respects. Governor General Dame Patsy Reddy with husband Sir David Gascoigne mark Anzac Day 2018 by leaving poppies at the graves of soldiers in Ari Burnu cemetery near Anzac Cove, Turkey. (more...)
Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) Now Covered by Analysts at Barclays Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) Now Covered by Analysts at Barclays
- April 25, 2018

About 771,131 shares traded. It has outperformed by 15.28% the S&P500. Ar Asset Management Inc decreased its stake in Kinder Morgan Inc. Barclays Public Ltd Com invested in 7,983 shares or 0% of the stock . Sunbelt Securities invested 0.76% in Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT). They expect $3.63 earnings per share, 0.00% or $0.00 from last year's $3.63 per share. (more...)
Armed herdsmen kill two Catholic Priests, 17 others in Benue State Armed herdsmen kill two Catholic Priests, 17 others in Benue State
- April 25, 2018

There have been clashes between herdsmen, who are mostly Muslims from the Fulani ethnic group, and members of the settled farming communities, who are mainly Christian. The name of the church is St. Ignatius' Catholic Church. Our correspondent observed that since Governor Samuel Ortom travelled out of the country, the spate of killings in the state in the last few weeks seemed to be on the increase as hardly a day passes without news about herdsmen killing. (more...)
Capitals complete comeback, win series against Blue Jackets 4-2 Capitals complete comeback, win series against Blue Jackets 4-2
- April 25, 2018

But by now we know the Penguins win on the backs of their biggest three stars (Crosby, Evgeni Malkin and Phil Kessel), who they sometimes spread across three lines, and the deadline addition of Derick Brassard gives Pittsburgh its best 1-2-3 punch down the middle since Jordan Staal left in 2012. (more...)
Two Dallas police officers shot, critically wounded, department says Two Dallas police officers shot, critically wounded, department says
- April 25, 2018

The incident happened about 4:30 p.m. Tuesday outside a Home Depot store on USA 75 in northern Dallas . Two Dallas officers have been shot and are in critical condition. According to the department, both officers are critically wounded. Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings said he was "closely monitoring the situation" Tuesday afternoon. (more...)
Martha Jefferson Hospital Receives A Grade for Safety Martha Jefferson Hospital Receives A Grade for Safety
- April 25, 2018

Maryland, which received Safety Grades for the first time in fall 2017, moved out of the bottom five in Leapfrog's bi-annual state rankings analysis, with three "A" hospitals: Howard County General Hospital, Northwest Hospital and The Johns Hopkins Hospital. (more...)
Less Risky stock is less profitable: Philip Morris International Inc. (PM)
- April 25, 2018

The farming and seeds and milling company announced $44.98 million value for the 2017Q4. Gardner Russo & Gardner holds 7.38% of its portfolio in Philip Morris International Inc . The rating was downgraded by Wunderlich on Wednesday, February 1 to "Hold". ( NYSE :WMB) has "Overweight" rating given on Monday, December 5 by Barclays Capital. (more...)
Horse named after Rob Gronkowski may not run Kentucky Derby Horse named after Rob Gronkowski may not run Kentucky Derby
- April 24, 2018

He dodged a question about whether he was still considering retirement, too. Rumors continue to circulate that the Patriots might look to trade the star tight end. Missing organized team activities to go dirt bike riding. I've been training really hard. I go vroom vroom really good. Does he plan on playing football in 2018? I've learned never talk forward. (more...)
Pregnant women should cut caffeine to avoid early childhood weight gain Pregnant women should cut caffeine to avoid early childhood weight gain
- April 24, 2018

They therefore drew on just under 51,000 mother and infant pairs, all of whom were part of the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study between 2002 and 2008. Pregnant women have previously been advised to limit caffeine intake, but the researchers now wonder whether to totally cut the stimulant out. For the study, Papadopoulou's team asked women who had been pregnant for 22 weeks how much caffeine they consumed. (more...)
National Panchayati Raj Day: PM Modi to falicitate Sarpanches in Mandla, MP National Panchayati Raj Day: PM Modi to falicitate Sarpanches in Mandla, MP
- April 24, 2018

Around 2,000 experts on Panchayati Raj system will participate in the convention, he said. He will also address Panchayati Raj representatives across the nation. Ramnagar, which is located on the banks of the river Narmada, was decorated in a grand manner for the occasion. A number of ancient monuments associated with erstwhile Gond (tribe) rulers are situated in the town, surrounded by thick forest. (more...)
PDP asks Presidency to disclose cost of CHOGM trip PDP asks Presidency to disclose cost of CHOGM trip
- April 24, 2018

Recall Naija News had stated at the Commonwealth Business Forum in Westminster, that the president said some Nigerian youth have not been to school but are waiting on oil money . The party said, "The ministers reportedly abandoned the foreign investors and went on shopping spree in highbrow shops of the United States, at the time Nigerians were looking up to them to negotiate deals and bring investments into the country". (more...)
Gronkowski (the horse) has setback and will miss Kentucky Derby Gronkowski (the horse) has setback and will miss Kentucky Derby
- April 24, 2018

Those tensions have extended to Gronkowski , whose retirement ponderings reportedly stem in part from the large physical and mental toll that comes with being the Patriots' go-to weapon. Also, a big chunk of the reason Gronkowski has been so brilliant over the years is that he has Tom Brady throwing him the ball. At least not while the rest of the team was participating in voluntary pre-season " OTA" workouts in the weight room next door. (more...)
New Brexit survey reveals Mid Sussex residents' views New Brexit survey reveals Mid Sussex residents' views
- April 24, 2018

And while Remain campaigners are calling for another referendum to be held on the final deal between the United Kingdom and the European Union, this has been ruled out by both the Conservative and Labour leaderships. "Theresa May must stop pandering to the extreme Tory Brexiteers, whose agenda will do untold damage to the economy and jobs for many years to come". (more...)
CDC issues strong new warning against eating romaine lettuce CDC issues strong new warning against eating romaine lettuce
- April 24, 2018

Based on new information, CDC is expanding its warning to consumers to cover all types of romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Arizona growing region. An update issued on Friday, however, says customers should also avoid whole heads and hearts of romaine, in addition to chopped lettuce, unless they can determine that it was not grown in Yuma. (more...)
MI officials speak on IN travel warning for hepatitis A virus MI officials speak on IN travel warning for hepatitis A virus
- April 24, 2018

Since 2014, IN has required children to be immunized against hepatitis A prior to entering school. "We have 352 cases in a population of more than 4 million", said Dr. Hepatitis A symptoms include nausea and vomiting, belly pain, feeling exhausted, fever, loss of appetite, yellowing of the skin and eyes, dark urine, pale-colored faces and joint pain. (more...)
Petrol price touches Rs 74.40, diesel at record high of Rs 65.65 Petrol price touches Rs 74.40, diesel at record high of Rs 65.65
- April 24, 2018

Petrol price on Monday hit a 55-month high of Rs 74.50 a litre and diesel prices touched a record Rs 65.75 per litre. The government is comfortable with the current level of inflation and the impact of rising of fuel prices on inflation is not a matter of concern for the time being, the official said. (more...)
Agent expects Tom Brady to play for New England Patriots in 2018 Agent expects Tom Brady to play for New England Patriots in 2018
- April 24, 2018

New England coach Bill Belichick has feuded with Brady trainer Alex Guerrero, who's reportedly at the crux of the fighting between Brady and the Patriots. The Pats are now connected to 13 quarterbacks. "He customizes his preparation to each season in order to maximize his performance". Despite not being in Gillette Stadium, Brady is still training every day, according to Yee. (more...)
CDC expands warnings on romaine lettuce from Yuma, Ariz CDC expands warnings on romaine lettuce from Yuma, Ariz
- April 24, 2018

It is better to be safe and throw the product away. Although there are no reported deaths yet, about ten percent of the affected consumers have developed hemolytic uremic syndrome, a type of lifelong kidney failure. But they are now extending the risk to heads or hearts of romaine lettuce. This particular E. coli outbreak is linked to a potentially deadly strain of the bacteria, called E. (more...)
Artificial sweeteners may contribute to diabetes Artificial sweeteners may contribute to diabetes
- April 24, 2018

A brand new scientific study suggests that diets high in artificial sweeteners could contribute to diabetes and obesity at levels comparable to diets packed with glucose, but through drastically different methods. The body changes how it processes fat and receives energy from artificial sweeteners, the researchers report. "It happens because artificial sweeteners are anywhere from a few hundred to thirteen thousand times as sweet as regular sugar and it sends signals once it hits the tongue ... (more...)
Texas Authorities Find 2 Pistols in Motel Room, Riess Held without Bond Texas Authorities Find 2 Pistols in Motel Room, Riess Held without Bond
- April 23, 2018

She was captured in South Padre Island last Thursday is now being held without bond. She was transported to the Cameron County Jail and after her extradition hearing will be transferred to Florida, where she faces charges for murder, grand theft of a motor vehicle, and grand theft and criminal use of personal identification. (more...)
Cleveland Browns: Collaborative 2018 NFL Mock Draft 2.0 Cleveland Browns: Collaborative 2018 NFL Mock Draft 2.0
- April 23, 2018

They've met with Baker Mayfield , Josh Rosen , Sam Darnold , and of course, Josh Allen . This doesn't sound like Josh Allen (except for the strong arm comment). "All three of them are awesome kids", Dorsey said. This is the one we have all been waiting for, ladies and gentlemen. Maccagnan was busy in free agency, adding CB Trumaine Johnson, WR Terrelle Pryor, RB Isaiah Crowell, LB Avery Williamson, K Cairo Santos and C Spencer Long. (more...)