Health Care


Rise in violent crime and sex offences across England and Wales Rise in violent crime and sex offences across England and Wales
- January 26, 2018

Since 2011, the number of offences involving a knife or a sharp instrument had been falling, but began rising in the past three years, the ONS explained. But there are now also emerging signs that meaningful increases are beginning to be seen in high volume offences such as domestic burglary and vehicle crime. (more...)
Flu Epidemic Prompts Executive Order For Vaccinations Flu Epidemic Prompts Executive Order For Vaccinations
- January 26, 2018

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo recently revealed his FY 2019 budget proposal, which would extend the state's free tuition program to illegal immigrant students. Carry an alcohol-based hand sanitizer to use when soap and water are not available. The flu is spread through droplets made when people with the flu cough, sneeze or talk and are then inhaled by another person, according to the CDC. (more...)
Mueller gives Trump's attorneys possible topics for interview
- January 26, 2018

Mueller . Meanwhile, CIA Director Mike Pompeo has also been questioned by Mr. Mueller's office, NBC News reported on Wednesday. Both are believed to have agreed to cooperate in the Mueller investigation. And given Trump's demonstrated propensity to stretch the truth, his voluble temperament and unwillingness to listen to advice, some legal experts also warn that an interview with Mueller could be a perjury trap. (more...)
Smoking Just 1 Cigarette Daily Significantly Raises Heart Disease, Stroke Risk Smoking Just 1 Cigarette Daily Significantly Raises Heart Disease, Stroke Risk
- January 26, 2018

The paper, published in the BMJ , concluded: 'No safe level of smoking exists for cardiovascular disease. For the frequently claimed outcome of stroke, the risk connected with a single cigarette each evening was 41% for males and 34% to ladies. (more...)
Damien Chazelle Drama Scores Straight-to-Series Order at Apple Damien Chazelle Drama Scores Straight-to-Series Order at Apple
- January 26, 2018

In a first, Chazelle is going to write and direct every episode of the show. For the mysterious new assignment, Mr. Chazelle will reunite with the producers Jordan Horowitz and Fred Berger , both of whom worked on 'La La Land .' MRC, which produced 'House of Cards , ' is the studio behind the show. (more...)
Tequila and gin help Diageo toast sales rise Tequila and gin help Diageo toast sales rise
- January 26, 2018

Earnings per share before exceptional items were 67.8 pence, compared to 62.0 pence a year ago. Liberum repeated a "sell" rating, saying organic sales and underlying pre-tax profit missed consensus forecasts. City analysts had mixed views on the company this morning, with some praising the company's cost saving initiatives. "We see a flawless blend of productivity and top-line growth". (more...)
Padmaavat violence: Haryana govt to provide high security to theatres Padmaavat violence: Haryana govt to provide high security to theatres
- January 25, 2018

Representatives of the body said that the administration told them that the law and order situation is not conducive. But taking their violence to an altogether different level, a mob protesting against the release of the film attacked a school bus with students onboard in Gurugram near Delhi on the afternoon of January 24. (more...)
Turmeric may help boost memory, lower Alzheimer's risk Turmeric may help boost memory, lower Alzheimer's risk
- January 25, 2018

Lab studies have shown that curcumin has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, which could be the reason behind the lower prevalence of Alzheimer's disease and better cognitive performance of older adults in India, where curcumin is a staple. (more...)
Aamir's 'Secret Superstar' on a record breaking spree in China! Aamir's 'Secret Superstar' on a record breaking spree in China!
- January 25, 2018

The film Secret Superstar has opened at number one spot at China's Box Office. For Secret Superstar , which was made on a budget of Rs. 15 crores, this is as Taran Adarsh puts it: "Mind-boggling indeed", an Indian film critic and journalist Taran Adarsh also wrote on Twitter. (more...)
Padmaavat protests: Some Gurugram schools shut after school bus attack; 18 arrested Padmaavat protests: Some Gurugram schools shut after school bus attack; 18 arrested
- January 25, 2018

The school bus they allegedly threw stones at was ferrying several children as well as teachers of a private school. After a terrifying attack by a mob on a school bus, some schools in Haryana's Gurgaon have said they will be closed today. (more...)
Pakistan defeat New Zealand in second T20 by 48 runs Pakistan defeat New Zealand in second T20 by 48 runs
- January 25, 2018

In response, New Zealand's top order crumbled to 64 for six under a combination of tight bowling and commitment in the field from Pakistan . With Babar Azam (41) standing alone, Pakistan managed 105 runs on the board. NZ: 1 Martin Guptill, 2 Colin Munro , 3 Kane Williamson (capt), 4 Glenn Phillips (wk), 5 Tom Bruce, 6 Ross Taylor, 7 Colin de Grandhomme, 8 Mitchell Santner , 9 Ben Wheeler/Seth Rance, 10 Trent Boult, 11 Ish Sodhi. (more...)
Lassa fever: Anambra cautions residents on hygiene Lassa fever: Anambra cautions residents on hygiene
- January 25, 2018

He said: "This morning we woke up to hear that Lassa Fever has killed three persons and we also have seven cases of Lassa Fever patients and this number is too large for a State". "We advise that people report cases of fever of any sort to the nearest hospital, and doctors - by this development - have been advised on what to do when such cases are reported". (more...)
Flu increases heart attack risk six times Flu increases heart attack risk six times
- January 25, 2018

Chances of a heart attack are increased six times during the first seven days after detection of laboratory-confirmed influenza infection , said researchers at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES ) and Public Health Ontario (PHO ) in Canada. (more...)
Facebook acquires Confirm.io - an ID verification startup Facebook acquires Confirm.io - an ID verification startup
- January 25, 2018

Facebook's Confirm acquisition makes flawless sense for the world's largest social network, which has been losing its battle against bot and fake accounts. Clients could quickly integrate the tech, which expedited on-demand startup staff onboarding. In the meantime, the company says it will be winding down its current authentication software offerings. (more...)
National Cervical Cancer Awareness Month National Cervical Cancer Awareness Month
- January 25, 2018

By law, every woman in Britain is invited for cervical cancer screening - known as a smear test - between the ages of 25 and 64. The screening procedure can find changes in the cervix before cancer develops, and it can detect cervical cancer in its early stages, when the disease is most curable. (more...)
McConnell schedules procedural vote, with hours until a government shutdown McConnell schedules procedural vote, with hours until a government shutdown
- January 25, 2018

Top Democrat Chuck Schumer did not appear on the floor to respond. But final passage is a formality, and after a weekend of partisan finger-pointing - in which Democrats branded the shutdown the " Trump Shutdown", after President Donald Trump , and Republicans branded it the "Schumer shutdown" - the vote offered both parties a way out of an ugly impasse that threatened to cause political harm to both parties. (more...)
Madrid stunned by Leganes at home, eliminated from Copa Madrid stunned by Leganes at home, eliminated from Copa
- January 25, 2018

It is nearly a year ago to the day that Madrid's record 40-game unbeaten run in all competitions ended as they swept all before them, but this season has been a tale of woe for the La Liga and European champions. Madrid were back in front inside two minutes of the second half, the fit-again Karim Benzema scoring his first goal since November after being set up by Lucas Vazquez. (more...)
Rail strike set to cause business chaos Rail strike set to cause business chaos
- January 25, 2018

Lawyers representing the NSW Government have been arguing against the industrial action, saying it will cost the state $90 million and cause chaos in the city. "I would hope that we could work with the union leadership.to make sure we are well placed to provide as many services as possible", Transport Minister Andrew Constance said. (more...)
New review highlights potential risks and impact of e-cigarettes New review highlights potential risks and impact of e-cigarettes
- January 25, 2018

Reports assessed during the study could not prove that young adults who vape, will move on to long term use of tobacco . Among the most crucial questions about e-cigarettes is with regards to how they can help smokers quit smoking traditional cigarettes. (more...)
Mike Zimmer praises Teddy Bridgewater's recovery from devastating knee injury Mike Zimmer praises Teddy Bridgewater's recovery from devastating knee injury
- January 25, 2018

With Teddy Bridgewater and Sam Bradford in Minneapolis, the Vikings quarterback picture is wonky at best. Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said he didn't want to rate Keenum's performance Sunday. Half of those injuries, the coach said, were career-ending. It was a pleasant surprise that produced a memorable season for the Vikings, but also created this conundrum at the position. (more...)
Ben Stokes to miss start of series and Root rests Ben Stokes to miss start of series and Root rests
- January 25, 2018

With two ODIs left , all eyes will then turn to the Twenty20 series, which will round off England's time in Australia. The court date coincides with England's first Twenty20 match in New Zealand. "You look at the amount of cricket we have got coming up and it was a long, hard decision that me and [head coach] Trevor Bayliss had to come to". I'm sure when I'm at home I will be sat watching and willing the lads on'. (more...)
'Don't Let Me Die': Fire Capt. Recalls Rescue of HS Shooting Victim 'Don't Let Me Die': Fire Capt. Recalls Rescue of HS Shooting Victim
- January 25, 2018

Kentucky State Police identified the students who were killed as a girl, Bailey Nicole Holt, who died at the scene, and a boy, Preston Ryan Cope, who died at the hospital. Police confirmed that detectives were looking into the shooter's background and home and that the teen would be charged with murder. "He was apprehended by the sheriff's department here on site, at the school, thankfully before any more lives could be taken", Kentucky State Police Lt. (more...)
New York Is Standing Up for Net Neutrality in a Big Way New York Is Standing Up for Net Neutrality in a Big Way
- January 25, 2018

Although the FCC has said it will take states to court if they seek to circumvent its decision, companies such as AT&T want a guarantee of stability. The FCC voted in December to nullify the nationwide protections, despite a huge outcry from Americans and a state investigation into fraudulent commenting. (more...)
American Lung Association releases annual tobacco report, Bakersfield gets F American Lung Association releases annual tobacco report, Bakersfield gets F
- January 25, 2018

According to the CDC, cigarette smoking is still the leading cause of preventable death . French said the state could make improvement to its report card next year if a pair of bills are passed. As a cardiothoracic surgeon, Dr. Richard Salzano doesn't usually see patients until after they start smoking. The American Lung Association wants to see IN lawmakers do more to help Hoosiers quit smoking or never start. (more...)
'They've Outlived Their Usefulness' - Fayose Slams Obasanjo, Buhari 'They've Outlived Their Usefulness' - Fayose Slams Obasanjo, Buhari
- January 25, 2018

Reacting to the development, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) described the statement as courageous, timely and patriotic adding that the advice had vindicated its position on President Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC). So, Obasanjo should not take the credit. In the video, Yul Edochie urges the President to go home and let someone else try. President Buhari has overstayed his welcome. (more...)