Health Care


Non-Opioid Pain Killers As Effective As Opioids In Reducing Some Pain
- November 09, 2017

Andrew Chang. But given the scope of the USA opioid epidemic - more than 2 million Americans are addicted to opioid painkillers or heroin - experts say any dent in the problem could be meaningful. All the patients were given standard doses and were not told which drug they received. Providers asked patients to rate their pain on an 11-point scale prior to treatment with one of the drug combinations and two hours after treatment. (more...)
The EPA Just Approved Lab-Grown Mosquitoes to Fight Disease
- November 08, 2017

When the male mosquitoes released by MosquitoMate mate with female mosquitoes, the eggs don't hatch due to the effects of the bacteria - cutting the population. While it's unfortunate that most of the southeastern states are not included in the list, MosquitoMate is hoping to be able to release a different species all over the US. (more...)
Pokemon Go Creator Making a Harry Potter Game
- November 08, 2017

The maker of one of the biggest mobile games around is joining forces with one of the biggest forces in pop culture. There's pretty much no detail to the announcement, which simply states Niantic's intention to release the game. Niantic building a Harry Potter game similar to Pokémon Go was rumoured a year ago, when the company noted that it had acquired the rights to the app. (more...)
Fire extinguisher manufacturer issues recall for almost 38 million units Fire extinguisher manufacturer issues recall for almost 38 million units
- November 08, 2017

Capt. Mullens said it's always a good idea to check your fire extinguisher at least once per month. Kidde, based in Mebane, N.C., near Raleigh, says it has worked closely with the government to start the recall and make sure the extinguishers are replaced with different models as quickly as possible. (more...)
After meeting interlocutor, Kashmir politicians want Centre to prove seriousness After meeting interlocutor, Kashmir politicians want Centre to prove seriousness
- November 08, 2017

I wish that peace returns to Kashmir. Sharma made the remark after meeting lone Communist leader from Kashmir Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami, former minister Ghulam Hassan Mir and independent MLA Hakim Yasin. The NC leadership appeared to be reluctant to meet Sharma and, in fact, its president and three-time Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah had twice during the past two days publicly said that he was not any optimistic about the outcome of the engagement of New Delhi's new point man on Kashmir. (more...)
Sam Bradford's season with the Vikings possibly over Sam Bradford's season with the Vikings possibly over
- November 08, 2017

Since Bradford has been on the shelf in Minnesota, the Vikings have turned to well-traveled backup, Case Keenum. Bradford, 29, has not played since an October 9 game against the Bears, when he was pulled at halftime after appearing less than 100 percent. (more...)
Reduced Alcohol Intake May Prevent The Chances of Developing Cancer Reduced Alcohol Intake May Prevent The Chances of Developing Cancer
- November 08, 2017

He added, however, that the link between alcohol and cancer has been established firmly, giving the medical community much-needed guidance on how people can reduce risks for the disease. "What we are learning more about is what exactly the risk is", LoConte said. Gapstur stressed that people living with cancer remain at risk for other cancers so it's important that they realize alcohol's role in cancer recurrence, too. (more...)
Besiktas official confirms interest in Fellaini Besiktas official confirms interest in Fellaini
- November 07, 2017

Manchester United have entered talks with Fellaini, whose contract ends in June, over a new deal ahead of the January transfer window but the two parties are yet to reach an agreement . With negotiations at a stalemate, Fellaini has attracted interest from other clubs, including Besiktas. " We are keeping tabs on several players ". (more...)
Santa Claus actor arrested for drug paraphernalia Santa Claus actor arrested for drug paraphernalia
- November 07, 2017

A retiree who volunteers as a Santa Claus is facing drug charges alleging police found a crack pipe in his vehicle during a New Jersey traffic stop. However, Smith wasn't the only Santa arrested on Monday for alleged activities while he's not Ho-Ho-Ho-ing. The search of Smith's vehicle was conducted after the crack pipe and costume were seen in "plain view", according to the Daily Voice. (more...)
Dhoni should realise his role in the team: Sehwag Dhoni should realise his role in the team: Sehwag
- November 07, 2017

Fast bowler Tim Southee bowled well for New Zealand with figures of 2/13 in his two overs. WICKET! Indian shines in the first over as he dismisses Martin Guptill for just one run. After picking up 4 wickets in the ODI series, the all-rounder has also impressed in the T20 fixtures. Earlier, Both Shikhar Dhawan (6) and Rohit Sharma (8) struggled to time the ball, with Trent Boult having a ideal bowler-friendly platform to execute his skills. (more...)
Sleep-deprivation similar to being drunk, leads to memory lapses Sleep-deprivation similar to being drunk, leads to memory lapses
- November 07, 2017

For the study, researchers examined 12 exhausted epileptic patients who had electrodes implanted into their brains to pinpoint the origin of their seizures. Performing the task was more hard the more exhausted the patients became, and their brain cells slowed accordingly. "It takes longer for his brain to register what he is perceiving", Nir said. (more...)
Spurs star Kane out of Germany, Brazil games Spurs star Kane out of Germany, Brazil games
- November 07, 2017

I do everything I can when I play, whether it's 90 minutes or 70 minutes. He returned for last Wednesday's Champions League win over Real Madrid . It was confirmed on Sunday Alli would play no part in the matches due to the hamstring injury that ruled him out of Spurs' 1-0 win over Crystal Palace . (more...)
Rep King: Majority of Congress doesn't want further gun regulation Rep King: Majority of Congress doesn't want further gun regulation
- November 07, 2017

His former wife told investigators he regularly beat her. RELATED: 8 members of same family killed in Texas church shootingJames Hodgkinson, who shot congressman Steve Scalise and 4 others earlier this year, had previously been arrested for domestic battery. (more...)
Niger Delta Chief Calls On Avengers To Stop War Niger Delta Chief Calls On Avengers To Stop War
- November 07, 2017

The Minister was reacting to threat by the militant group that they will resume attacks on oil facilities in the region. Eminent Nigerians have repeatedly said in recent times that Nigeria has never been divided like this since independence in 1960. (more...)
Felipe Massa to retire from F1 at end of 2017 season Felipe Massa to retire from F1 at end of 2017 season
- November 07, 2017

Massa has said in the past that the end of his F1 career would not signal the end of his racing one, with the Brazilian strongly linked with a switch to Formula E when he briefly retired at the end of 2016. The 36-year-old holds the 11th spot in the 2017 Drivers' Championship standings with 36 points, far behind this year's victor, Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes (333 points). (more...)
Collaborative research identifies broadly cross-protective vaccines for H3N2 influenza
- November 07, 2017

To figure out how the vaccine should be changed each year, the CDC watches to see which flu viruses are around and tries to guess which ones might crop up next. Recent data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggest this season's vaccine may suffer from similar problems. The team showed that antibodies elicited in ferrets and humans exposed to the egg-produced 2016-2017 strain did a poor job of neutralizing H3N2 viruses that circulated past year. (more...)
Zidane happy for Real Madrid to snap losing run: That's our game Zidane happy for Real Madrid to snap losing run: That's our game
- November 06, 2017

Benzema was again whistled by the Bernabeu crowd after he missed a one-on-one with Las Palmas keeper Raul Lizoain after four minutes, and then when he was substituted midway through the second half. It is hard when they whistle you, but you must train as Benzema does, stand up as he does. "If everything was wonderful it would not be so special". Ramos, whose Madrid was led by goals from midfielders Casemiro , Marco Asensio and Isco , added: "The team played for the victory from the first ... (more...)
Texans QB Tom Savage says there's no replacing Deshaun Watson Texans QB Tom Savage says there's no replacing Deshaun Watson
- November 06, 2017

National Football League players and sports stars from around the U.S. have come out in support of Watson during this terrible time , including his teammate JJ Watt, Teddy Bridgewater (who suffered his own season-ending injury in a 2016 practice with the Minnesota Vikings), Kirk Cousins, Tyrann Mathieu, Jalen Ramsey, Vic Beasley, Vontae Davis, and Michel Thomas. (more...)
Men could become pregnant and have babies 'tomorrow', claims expert Men could become pregnant and have babies 'tomorrow', claims expert
- November 05, 2017

This would allow them to carry a baby - and there was no scientific reason why it would not happen, he added. Paulson said that trans procedures and medicines have now become more "mainstream" and that men who have undergone gender reassignment surgery are going to want to take advantage of that, The Telegraph reports . (more...)
5 bold predictions for Broncos-Eagles 5 bold predictions for Broncos-Eagles
- November 05, 2017

Jake Elliott has been effective on field goals since becoming the Eagles' kicker - especially on field goals of 50-plus yards - although he missed two extra points last week. Denver's receivers are still some of the most talented in the NFL . The Eagles also have a host of talented running backs. While Denver has had issues at quarterback, the Broncos have been able to move the ball on the ground. (more...)
British Woman Arrested For Painkillers In Egypt British Woman Arrested For Painkillers In Egypt
- November 05, 2017

Ms Plummer has claimed she was forced to sign a 38-page Arabic confession before being locked in a tiny cell with dozens of other women. Instead, she was put into a cramped cell with 25 other women, where she has remained for nearly a month. (more...)
Lakers' Larry Nance Jr. expected to miss 4-6 weeks, sources say Lakers' Larry Nance Jr. expected to miss 4-6 weeks, sources say
- November 05, 2017

Entering last night, the third-year forward was averaging career highs in points (11.1), rebounds (7.9) and steals (1.6) while ranking seventh in the league in field goal percentage (60.4). Randle had the starting job going into training camp (Nance outplayed him) and could get it back because he shows some chemistry with Brook Lopez . He has been a real find and had 22 points against Portland Thursday off the bench, but he struggles defensively and paired with Ball that could be an issue. (more...)
Trump on Mueller probe: I'm 'not angry at anybody' Trump on Mueller probe: I'm 'not angry at anybody'
- November 05, 2017

Special Counsel Robert Mueller has led a federal probe into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, and any matters that arise from investigation into the interference. Bowe Bergdahl for abandoning his post in Afghanistan. Trump's statements on the Mueller probe were one of several during the week in which he criticized ongoing criminal investigations. (more...)
Mitigating the risk of regional spread — Madagascar plague Mitigating the risk of regional spread — Madagascar plague
- November 04, 2017

Despite this, cases of the deadly plague have been spreading rapidly across Madagascar and have soared by 37 per cent in just five days, official figures show. It wasn't until a couple of weeks later that an outbreak of the plague was detected and officially confirmed. The week of October 9, there were 477 new cases, compared with 161 during the week of October 23. (more...)
Heart Stents Not Likely to Relieve Chest Pain
- November 04, 2017

Experts praised the study , saying it highlights just how crucial it is to test certain therapies with a placebo group, even if that placebo treatment may mean a minimally invasive sham procedure. She added, "While these findings are interesting and deserve more attention, they do not mean that patients should never undergo the [stent] procedure for stable angina. (more...)