Health Care


VK Sasikala's Husband Undergoes Liver, Kidney Transplant VK Sasikala's Husband Undergoes Liver, Kidney Transplant
- October 05, 2017

Sources in the T T V Dhinakaran camp of AIADMK also confirmed that Natarajan had undergone liver and kidney transplantation from a brain-dead donor. Questions are now being raised about whether the patient was already "brain-dead" when he was transported to the hospital on Tuesday, which could amount to flouting transplantation rules. (more...)
BJP opposes bill on regularisation of guest teachers BJP opposes bill on regularisation of guest teachers
- October 04, 2017

Though there are about 17,000 guest teachers now engaged, the Bill covers about 15,000 who have been engaged for a period of 120 days after April 1, 2016 and comply with the educational qualifications needed. Quoting a Delhi High Court order, he had said that the Delhi government had no executive powers in matters related to services. The Chief Minister wondered what secrets did these files contained that they could not be shown to him. (more...)
Bangladesh signs $ 4.5 bn loan deal with India Bangladesh signs $ 4.5 bn loan deal with India
- October 04, 2017

Mr.Jaitley said India has stood by Bangladesh's attempts to develop and will do so in future. Primarily, 17 development projects have been identified for implementation under the credit line, says a press release of finance ministry issued in this regard this morning. (more...)
Mizuno Launches #ProjectZero To Raise Funds For Breast Cancer Research Mizuno Launches #ProjectZero To Raise Funds For Breast Cancer Research
- October 04, 2017

Big names in beauty, like Avon and Estée Lauder, have been active in the breast cancer awareness and elimination movement since the beginning. Sophisticated diagnostic tools can detect asymptomatic breast cancer in its earliest stages. Sands told The Journal. Rockwood Breast Health Center will be offering a fun spa night filled with games and prizes for women who go in for a mammogram during the month of October. (more...)
MI mom jailed for not vaccinating son MI mom jailed for not vaccinating son
- October 04, 2017

FOX 2's Charlie Langton reports Rebecca Bredow's ex-husband wished to vaccinate their son, but she did not and is the primary caregiver. Bredow had a week to have the child brought up to date on his vaccines, according to the judge's court order. (more...)
40% of the Cancers in U.S. are Due to Obesity 40% of the Cancers in U.S. are Due to Obesity
- October 04, 2017

Dr. Anne Schuchat, CDC deputy director, said during a midday media briefing - That obesity and overweight are affecting cancers may be surprising to many Americans. These cancers account for about 40 percent of all cancers diagnosed in the United States in 2014, according to the latest Vital Signs report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). (more...)
Indian Pediatrician Dr Soumya Swaminathan Appointed Deputy Director General At WHO Indian Pediatrician Dr Soumya Swaminathan Appointed Deputy Director General At WHO
- October 04, 2017

Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has appointed Indian scientist Dr Soumya Swaminathan as the Deputy Director General for Programmes, the second highest post in World Health Organization after that of Director General and the highest post ever held by an Indian. (more...)
Days After Suspension, Ryan Principal Reinstated As Teacher In Another School Days After Suspension, Ryan Principal Reinstated As Teacher In Another School
- October 04, 2017

The parents said that her presence might impact students psychologically as they would have seen her addressing the media after Pradyuman's death and said her joining the school was unacceptable. It's a risk to the security and safety of students". Singh is the administrator of the school for three months by a government order. The boy's murder had sparked outrage among parents in Gurugram, several of whom protested for days after the incident outside the school. (more...)
Suu Kyi stripped of Oxford honour over Rohingya criticism Suu Kyi stripped of Oxford honour over Rohingya criticism
- October 04, 2017

Myanmar's de facto leader was bestowed with the honorary title in 1997 in recognition of her long struggle for democracy and her ties to Oxford where she studied. In the latest condemnation, the New York-based non-profit Human Rights Foundation said of Ms Suu Kyi and her ruling National League for Democracy "must acknowledge, condemn and take steps towards preventing future abuses against the Rohingya people". (more...)
Las Vegas gunman has ties to Florida Las Vegas gunman has ties to Florida
- October 04, 2017

At 6-foot-4 and 245 pounds, Benjamin Paddock used a host of aliases, and was also known as "Chromedome" and "Old Baldy", according to his "Wanted" poster. government issues many warnings around the time of special events, yet the report provides insight into how law enforcement attempts to anticipate threats and underscores how hard it is to predict the specifics of an attack. (more...)
After contentious Catalan secession vote, bishops plead for peace After contentious Catalan secession vote, bishops plead for peace
- October 04, 2017

Barcelona have announced that the club will be closed on Tuesday as they take part in a Catalan strike called for by Table for Democracy. Spain's government and Constitutional Court had declared the referendum illegal. Spanish police clashed with voters in the region throughout the day, confiscating ballots and, in some cases, violently removing activists. The Spanish government "cannot ignore" the "very significant expression of support for independence " demonstrated by ... (more...)
Las Vegas victims using Uber to get to hospital Las Vegas victims using Uber to get to hospital
- October 04, 2017

Individuals who are as young as 16 years of age (with parental consent), weigh at least 110 pounds and are in general good health may be eligible to donate blood . Many people have been documenting the massive response to the tragedy in Las Vegas , posting pictures of the people coming out to give blood for the more than 500 wounded at Sunday's music festival. (more...)
Universal flu vaccine to begin human trials this winter Universal flu vaccine to begin human trials this winter
- October 04, 2017

Immunisation is the best defence we have against flu but it is not always effective. As people age, their immune systems are often weaker and their bodies may not respond as well to a vaccine as younger people's bodies. Speaking with the BBC the lead researcher, Professor Sarah Gilbert, co-founder of Vaccitech, a spin-out company from University of Oxford's Jenner Institute that is part-funding the work, explained that using this new vaccine in combination with the now available one could ... (more...)
Jeremy Hunt Suggests EU Nurses Will Be Given Priority Status Post-Brexit Jeremy Hunt Suggests EU Nurses Will Be Given Priority Status Post-Brexit
- October 04, 2017

Speaking at the Conservative Party conference, he said the move was created to reduce reliance on agency nurses and recruits from overseas. Mr Hunt also promised to expand the number of nursing associates, who do a two-year apprenticeship, by 5,500. (more...)
Cigarette makers to publish new statements acknowledging health risks Cigarette makers to publish new statements acknowledging health risks
- October 04, 2017

The findings of study, led by Dr. David Levy of Georgetown University Medical Center, were published Tuesday in the peer-review journal Tobacco Control . Vapers would quit at half the rate of smokers. As far as smoking is concerned, e-cigarettes may simply represent the lesser of two evils. This less-rosy outlook reflects some of the recent science regarding e-cigarettes. (more...)
One hour of exercise a week can prevent depression One hour of exercise a week can prevent depression
- October 04, 2017

The researchers found that there was a correlation between undertaking regular leisure-time exercise and reduced incidence of future depression but not anxiety . The campaign continued throughout September and boosted Australians to improve their physical and mental health through exercise . The study could not prove a cause-and-effect relationship between exercise and the risk of depression, but the authors say it strongly suggests one-especially because they controlled for other ... (more...)
Royal Dutch Shell Plc (RDSB) Receives Royal Dutch Shell Plc (RDSB) Receives "Overweight" Rating from Barclays PLC
- October 04, 2017

After a recent check, EQT Corporation (NYSE: EQT ) stock is found to be 1.74% volatile for the week, while 2.05% volatility is recorded for the month. The average analysts gave this company a mean recommendation of 2.70. Expectations are typically that future earnings will be higher, and thus the stock price is expected to rise as well. (more...)
FDA seeks speedier approval of generics FDA seeks speedier approval of generics
- October 04, 2017

In addition to guidance, the FDA's generic drug regulatory science programme will use workshops to identify gaps in the science and develop more tools, methods, and efficient alternatives to clinical endpoint testing, where feasible. The recommendations in the new guidance will help ensure that the risk of an immune response from the generic due to differences in impurities will not differ from that of the reference drug. (more...)
Australia seamer James Pattinson a doubt for the Ashes Australia seamer James Pattinson a doubt for the Ashes
- October 04, 2017

For Australia's bowling attack, fitness is the biggest concern that could prevent Starc, Hazlewood, Cummins and Nathan Lyon from being picked as first choice in the series. The 27-year old Starc told journalists: "We've got a really solid attack and we complement each other". "It'll be much like that attack did when Johnno (Johnson) took all those wickets, I think we complement each other really well". (more...)
Politicians wear it pink for breast cancer fundraiser Politicians wear it pink for breast cancer fundraiser
- October 04, 2017

The general population risk for developing breast cancer is less than 12 percent (1 in 8 women), while the risk of developing breast cancer with a hereditary BRCA gene mutation increases up to 87 percent. Launched in 2015, Maria Shireen® is the first-and-only accessory that combines the function of elastic hair ties with the stylish appeal of a bracelet. (more...)
Who's that mystery girl? Hardik Pandya clears the air Who's that mystery girl? Hardik Pandya clears the air
- October 04, 2017

After hammering the Kangaroos by 4-1 in ODI series , Pandya and rest of the team are preparing to face the guests in a 3-match T20I series starting from October 7. Krunal, who is also an all-rounder, praised his brother and said that he had set the stage on fire. When we look back at the career of Hardik Pandya in the year to come, this series would be termed as the watershed moment of his career. (more...)
The Raiders Donate $50K To Help The Las Vegas Mass Shooting Victims The Raiders Donate $50K To Help The Las Vegas Mass Shooting Victims
- October 04, 2017

In times like this, they monitor supply across the country to make sure the blood supply gets to where it is needed. The NFL Foundation isn't stopping there, also sending an additional $50,000 to the American Red Cross . Sisolak said he anticipates the hundreds of victims and their families will need all sorts of help in the coming days, weeks and months. "It doesn't really take too long and I think it's important because a lot of people need it", Ruiz explained. (more...)
Jared Leto to Portray Hugh Hefner in New Biopic Jared Leto to Portray Hugh Hefner in New Biopic
- October 03, 2017

There was a hope that Leto would be able to meet Hefner but the meeting failed to take place before his death on 27 September . A Hugh Hefner biopic that has been in the works since 2007 will reportedly star Jared Leto as the iconic Playboy founder. (more...)
Following Vegas Mass Shooting, Local BloodSource Center Sees Uptick in Donations Following Vegas Mass Shooting, Local BloodSource Center Sees Uptick in Donations
- October 03, 2017

Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center said in a statement it received 14 patients who died and more than 160 who were injured. It's nice to see our fellow human beings being willing to roll up their sleeves and donate blood and I think that's a normal thing we get in today's society. (more...)
Platex recalls millions of children's plates, bowls over choking hazards Platex recalls millions of children's plates, bowls over choking hazards
- October 03, 2017

Anyone with the bowls is being asked to stop using them immediately and take them away from young children. Platex recalled millions of its plates and bowls for children on Tuesday after officials found the clear plastic layer on the items can pose as a choking hazard. (more...)