Health Care


E-cigarettes mimic symptoms of conventional smoking E-cigarettes mimic symptoms of conventional smoking
- September 12, 2017

A significant increase in the arterial stiffness, blood pressure, and heart rate were observed in the first half hour after smoking e-cigarettes containing nicotine, while no such effect was observed on arterial stiffness and heart rate in participants who had used non-nicotine e-cigarettes. (more...)
Saudi Arabia foils ISIS attempt to attack defense ministry Saudi Arabia foils ISIS attempt to attack defense ministry
- September 12, 2017

They were allegedly preparing to attack two defence ministry headquarters in Riyadh, it reported, without saying when the arrests were made. Two Yemeni suicide bombers and two Saudis were arrested and suicide vests and arms were seized from their hideout in Al-Ramal district in Riyadh, according to an official source at the Presidency of State Security. (more...)
Ryan School Trustees' get interim protection from Bombay High Court Ryan School Trustees' get interim protection from Bombay High Court
- September 12, 2017

The police will produce them at the Sohna court on Monday. But the Gurguram case has chillingly highlighted that the boy child is also in crying need of school security protocols. He studied first at St Aloysius High School, Mangalore, and graduated in Economics from Loyola College, Chennai, before coming to Mumbai to find work in 1970s. (more...)
HC issues notice to Centre, Punjab, Hry & Chd on Blue Whale issue HC issues notice to Centre, Punjab, Hry & Chd on Blue Whale issue
- September 12, 2017

The next hearing is scheduled on September 18. If this case is confirmed and proven right, Tushar becomes the first victim in the city to lose his life due to the game which has claimed many young lives around the world. Earlier, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, taking a strict measure against the deadly online game, had asked the social media giants like Google, Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram, Microsoft and Yahoo to immediately remove all the links relating to the game. (more...)
Sitting More Than 12 Hours In A Day Increases Risk Of Death Sitting More Than 12 Hours In A Day Increases Risk Of Death
- September 12, 2017

According to the authors, these findings suggest that taking a break from sitting every half hour could help to mitigate the negative effects of sedentary time. The report was published online September 11 in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine . "The REGARDS study was originally created to examine why blacks (and particularly blacks in the Southern US) have a greater risk for stroke than whites", said Diaz. (more...)
Saudi's Falih discuss oil supply cuts extension with Venezuela, Kazakhstan Saudi's Falih discuss oil supply cuts extension with Venezuela, Kazakhstan
- September 12, 2017

Harvey struck the US oil hub of Texas two weeks ago, knocking out a quarter of the nation's refineries. Worldwide benchmark Brent crude was down 5 cents, or 0.1 percent, at $53.79 per barrel by 0247 GMT from the previous close. Though US production growth may be starting to slow down, the combined effect of incremental barrels from the country's shale producers over the past nine months, along with a boost in supplies from Libya and Nigeria in recent months, as these OPEC members remain ... (more...)
Climate change could wipe out a third of parasite species, study finds Climate change could wipe out a third of parasite species, study finds
- September 12, 2017

By using climate forecasts to determine how the 457 parasite species will react to the changing climate, researchers found they are evidently among the most threatened life forms on Earth with regards to climate change , even more so than their hosts. (more...)
Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia On Pradhyuman Thakur's Murder In Gurgaon School Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia On Pradhyuman Thakur's Murder In Gurgaon School
- September 12, 2017

Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said all schools would furnish details of such staff within a week to police which in turn will complete the verification in 15 days. The schools, he added, must provide a monthly report to the police on the functionality of the CCTVs. There is a list of people convicted for sexual offences on the Delhi Police website and "we have asked schools to have a look at the list before hiring staffers", the JCP said. (more...)
College football Week 2 games canceled due to Hurricane Irma College football Week 2 games canceled due to Hurricane Irma
- September 12, 2017

Current forecasts show Irma's eye moving over the southern tip of Florida near Homestead sometime early Sunday. American Airlines said it won't resume flights in Miami until at least Tuesday, revising its plans to restart late Monday. Even the biggest planes can become toys in the hands of Mother Nature's wrath. Meteorologists at Delta expect Irma to make landfall just west of Miami International Airport overnight Saturday, bringing wind gusts of up to 127 miles per hour. (more...)
Boko Haram: Troops Disarm, Injure Scores Of Insurgents In Borno, Recover Weapons Boko Haram: Troops Disarm, Injure Scores Of Insurgents In Borno, Recover Weapons
- September 12, 2017

In a statement issued by the Director of Public Relations and Information of the NAF, Air Commodore Olatokunbo Adesanya, the insurgents were hit by two aircrafts in rapid succession with the structures housing them going up in flames. The Nigerian Army has released photographs of senior Boko Haram terrorist commanders killed last week by troops on Sallah day. "The F-7Ni and the Alpha Jet aircraft were detailed to attack the target". (more...)
First images of Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind's presumed baby girl, Haisley Jo First images of Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind's presumed baby girl, Haisley Jo
- September 12, 2017

The boyfriend of Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind has posted the first pictures of their presumed newborn daughter. Savanna Lafontaine-Greywind, who was allegedly murdered in August, was laid to rest Thursday morning in an emotional service. Days before, police arrested Crews and Hoehn after they were found with Greywind's newborn child. After noise complaints from neighbours, a newborn baby was also found alive in the same apartment building where the 22 year old was last seen. (more...)
Light drinking 'does no harm in pregnancy' Light drinking 'does no harm in pregnancy'
- September 12, 2017

From among almost 5,000 articles, it selected 26 relevant studies with data suitable to be pooled. The researchers said: "Despite the distinction between light drinking and abstinence being the point of most tension and confusion for health professionals and pregnant women, our extensive review shows that this specific question is not being researched thoroughly enough, if at all". (more...)
Precautionary boil water notice issued for parts of Seminole County after Irma Precautionary boil water notice issued for parts of Seminole County after Irma
- September 12, 2017

The city is now advising all property owners to boil their water for drinking purposes until further notice. For residents who can't boil the water, officials recommend either using bottled water or disinfecting water. "We are requesting as a precaution, that all water used for drinking, cooking, making ice, brushing teeth or washing dishes be boiled", a spokesperson for the company said. (more...)
Week 3 AP Poll winners and losers Week 3 AP Poll winners and losers
- September 12, 2017

Oklahoma State 10. Wisconsin 11. The Sooners vaulted three places to No. 3 after their huge road win at Ohio State , avenging a loss on their home field from a year ago. In a close game, 15th-ranked Georgia won a close one 20-19 over 24th-ranked Notre Dame. West Virginia is safely in my poll even with their loss to Virginia Tech because one, they challenged themselves and two, they hung with the Hokies and almost pulled off that win and I think Virginia Tech is a very solid team . (more...)
UN Inspectors Declare Iran Compliant with the Nuclear Deal UN Inspectors Declare Iran Compliant with the Nuclear Deal
- September 11, 2017

He pledged to tear up the agreement in his election campaign, and his United Nations envoy Nikki Haley last week questioned what the USA gets out of it. "The nuclear-related commitments undertaken by Iran under the JCPOA are being implemented", Mr Amano told the 35-nation Board. "I cannot tell you how many complementary accesses we have had, but I can tell you that we have had access to locations more frequently than many other countries with extensive nuclear programs", Reuters quoted him ... (more...)
Slaven Bilic hands Diafra Sakho fresh start at West Ham United Slaven Bilic hands Diafra Sakho fresh start at West Ham United
- September 11, 2017

Did he have permission, permission on paper or just a form or an SMS? Bilic is under huge pressure right now, and fans were left bemused both by Bilic's alleged decision to turn them down, and by Sullivan's decision to go public with the situation. (more...)
Puppies from pet store chain sicken 39 people, CDC says Puppies from pet store chain sicken 39 people, CDC says
- September 11, 2017

Campylobacteriosis, a common bacterial infection, can cause diarrhea, abdominal pain and fever, according to the CDC. According to a news release posted on the CDC's website, the confirmed cases were discovered in Florida, Kansas, Ohio, Missouri, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Wisconsin, with the most recent reported on September 1, 2017. (more...)
TLCHD confirms first human West Nile case in Lucas Co. in 2017 TLCHD confirms first human West Nile case in Lucas Co. in 2017
- September 11, 2017

West Nile Virus is a virus commonly found in Africa, West Asia, and the Middle East. "The importance of using insect repellent with DEET cannot be overstated", county health department spokeswoman Aislynn Tolman-Hill said in a statement. About 80 percent of people who get West Nile show no symptoms, according to the Ohio Department of Health. More serious symptoms can include neck stiffness, vision loss, numbness, and paralysis. (more...)
Anny Duperey : son cri d'alarme pour dénoncer les effets secondaires du Levothyrox Anny Duperey : son cri d'alarme pour dénoncer les effets secondaires du Levothyrox
- September 11, 2017

En effet, ces dernières semaines, bon nombre de patients dénonçaient un réel manque d'informations, notamment de la part des pharmaciens, qui pour la plupart n'évoquaient que le changement de couleur du packaging du Lévothyrox lors de sa délivrance. (more...)
Myanmar Rejects Ceasefire by Rohingya Insurgents Myanmar Rejects Ceasefire by Rohingya Insurgents
- September 11, 2017

The Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (Arsa) said the truce was due to start on Sunday, and urged Mynamar's army to lay down weapons as well. Elsewhere in Myanmar, communal tension appeared to be rising after more than two weeks of violence in Rakhine state. (more...)
Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta Auction Hauls in $10 Million Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta Auction Hauls in $10 Million
- September 11, 2017

As many as 12 collectors joined in bidding for the open-top vehicle. Ferrari marked its 70th anniversary in grand fashion with a weekend of celebrations at Maranello, where more than 4,000 clients and nearly a thousand cars from across the globe converged on the company's famous test track in Fiorano. (more...)
Markets register major gains as Nifty reclaims 10000-mark Markets register major gains as Nifty reclaims 10000-mark
- September 11, 2017

The markets are in a wait-and-watch mode ahead of the CPI data, said Vinod Nair, Head of Research at Geojit Financial Services. Indian benchmark indices opened higher than their last closing on Monday tracking positive Asian cues. Many prominent tickers including Ashok Leyland , Bajaj Finserv , Bata India, Century Textiles, Colgate Palmolive (India), HDFC Bank , Hindustan Unilever , IndusInd Bank, Maruti Suzuki , Nestle India , Page Industries, TVS Motor and Wipro hit fresh 52-week ... (more...)
Burnley boss full of praise for 'strong and effective' Crystal Palace side Burnley boss full of praise for 'strong and effective' Crystal Palace side
- September 11, 2017

Media reports have suggested that former Ajax and Inter Milan coach De Boer, in his first season at the club, could find himself sacked soon but he denied he had received any kind of ultimatum from Palace . After a penalty shoot-out in the Championship play-off final cost Reading a return to the Premier League last season, the former Manchester United defender knows all too well about the demands within the English game. (more...)
AIMPLB to set up expert committee to study triple talaq verdict AIMPLB to set up expert committee to study triple talaq verdict
- September 11, 2017

Besides, other issues will also be taken up in the meeting with the verdict being the most prominent one, Jilani had said. Kamal Faruqui, a member of the AIMPLB executive committee, told the Indian Express , "The matter of a review petition was absolutely not discussed at the meeting". (more...)
50000 protestors take part in anti-Brexit march
- September 11, 2017

His attempts to argue the case for staying in the union appear unlikely to succeed given the stance of the two main United Kingdom parties who have said they would respect last year's referendum result. In a separate development, more than 30 Labour MPs have challenged David Davis over his "downright absurd" claim after last year's referendum that Britain could negotiate a free trade area "massively larger" than the European Union , to come into force before the end of negotiations. (more...)