Medicine

by | July 27, 2017 | 23:19

Congress president Sonia Gandhi and vice president Rahul Gandhi today expressed their deepest condolences on the demise of veteran party leader and former Karnataka Chief Minister N Dharam Singh. "Former Karnataka CM Dharam Singhji was a people's leader, with a distinguished career of over five decades. I pray to god to give strength to his family and supporters".

by | July 27, 2017 | 20:35

They have published their results on an excellent website , EWG Tap Water Database , the most comprehensive source available on the quality of American drinking water . The new database provides information on both the government's regulations for contaminants in water as well as recommendations from the latest scientific studies .

by | July 27, 2017 | 20:03

They want to consider this aspect along with the negative impact of excessive consumption of the memory, physical and mental health of a person. Researchers had participants complete a word learning task. This study, published on 24 July 2017, in the Nature journal Scientific Reports , enrolled 88 social drinkers - 57 females and 31 males - who were in the age range of 18 - 53 years.

by | July 27, 2017 | 19:15

He said the baby would be moved to a hospice if the dispute could not be settled by noon today and life-support treatment would end shortly after he arrives. Terminally-ill Charlie will now be moved from the hospital to a hospice where he will be allowed to die. Doctors at GOSH said it was responsible for sparing Charlie unnecessary pain, that the therapy would not help and that life-support treatment should stop.

by | July 27, 2017 | 18:23

Across Europe, there has been a downward trend in the rate of acute HBV notifications especially among young people - most likely reflecting the positive impact of national vaccination programmes on incidence. In most cases, hepatitis C lasts for many years. Hirnschall, who declined to name companies that have applied for drugs to be prequalified, later said by email: "Four more products from other manufacturers are in the pipeline and we expect two of these to be prequalified very soon".

by | July 27, 2017 | 18:17

Mike Hawes, chief executive of the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, which represents the industry, warned: "Outright bans risk undermining the current market for new cars and our sector, which supports over 800,000 jobs across the United Kingdom, so the industry instead wants a positive approach which gives consumers incentives to purchase these cars ".

by | July 27, 2017 | 18:14

That company denies knowing anything about the case, and says Bradley was an independent contractor. The driver, James Matthew Bradley Jr., faces a human smuggling charge that carries the possibility of the death penalty. "That's when I lost consciousness", survivor Adan Lara Vega told Associated Press from his hospital bed. Then they began passing out. Los Zetas is one of the most unsafe cartels in Mexico and although cocaine and meth are the biggest money makers, the Zetas are also into ...

by | July 27, 2017 | 17:41

Three United Nations agencies have said that nearly 80 percent of the Children in Yemen need immediate humanitarian assistance. "A high-level United Nations delegation arrived in Yemen on Monday to visit areas held both by the government and the Houthi rebels across the crisis-hit country, according to a U.N.

by | July 27, 2017 | 17:14

According to MIT Technology Review , the experiment was just an exercise in science - the embryos were not allowed to develop for more than a few days and were never meant to be implanted into a womb. The object of altering human embryonic DNA is to correct or eliminate genes that lead to inherited diseases, such as the blood disorder beta-thalassemia.

by | July 27, 2017 | 17:08

The research was published online Wednesday in the journal, BMJ . To assess e-cigarette use and associated changes in population smoking cessation in the U.S., researchers analyzed data from U.S. Among them, 38.2 percent of current smokers and 49.3 percent of recent quitters had tried e-cigarettes. Over the years the quitting rate remained same for traditional smokers while the rates of quitting among e-cigarettes rose significantly Zhu noted.

by | July 27, 2017 | 16:00

Experts say that antibiotics are vital to modern medicine and antibiotic resistance is a global, urgent threat to human health . "The evidence for shorter courses of antibiotics being equal to longer courses, in terms of cure or outcome, is generally good, although more studies would help".

by | July 27, 2017 | 15:59

With over 360 million people worldwide suffering from serious hearing loss, it's nice to see companies working together to make a positive impact on their lives. Janssen said that with this bimodal hearing approach, "hearing with a hearing aid in one ear and cochlear implant on the other ear can provide numerous benefits, including music appreciation, sound quality, sound source localization and speech recognition in noise".

by | July 27, 2017 | 15:59

The owner of the broken instruments is a 62-year-old violin maker and collector, according to press reports. A video apparently uploaded by Chen in August a year ago shows police investigating what looks like a ransacked apartment, with smashed violins and other instruments, belongings strewn everywhere, along with wrecked furniture and appliances.

by | July 27, 2017 | 15:46

A deadline passed on Thursday for the parents of Charlie Gard to agree arrangements to spend more time in a hospice with their ailing son before his death, though it was unclear whether any compromise had been reached. Every day, parents with a seriously ill child in intensive care units, emergency rooms and other pediatric care facilities make heart-rending decisions to withdraw life-sustaining technology.

by | July 27, 2017 | 15:49

At yet another contentious High Court hearing yesterday, his mother Connie Yates fled, screaming 'What if this was your child?' after being denied her final wish to take her son home to die. The Great Ormond Street doctors said it would not help and would only prolong the baby's suffering. Katie Gollop, lawyer for the hospital, said that while the hospital wished to fulfill the parents' final wishes, the reality of bringing the child home is not "practically" possible.

by | July 27, 2017 | 15:20

The West Central District Health Department confirms there were six human cases in the region previous year. The report of more positive WNV collections comes the day after the Washoe County Commission approved an additional $534,835 from the General Fund Contingency to cover mosquito spraying expenses related to flooded areas in Washoe County.

by | July 26, 2017 | 19:53

In each case, the HIV-positive partner had been treated to achieve an undetectable viral load. The study, called the Opposites Attract study , was led by professor Andrew Grulich from the Kirby Institute, a medical research organization affiliated with the University of New South Wales that studies infection and immunity in society.

by | July 26, 2017 | 17:51

The study participants then sat in a special chamber called a room calorimeter, which precisely measures how many calories a person burns every minute and what ratio of carbs, fat or protein they're using for energy. The study authors added that more research is needed because it's such a small study, but the takeaways are clear: Avoid that full-calorie soda and stick with water with your healthy chicken and veggies dinner, especially if you're trying to stay trim.

by | July 26, 2017 | 17:06

Besides Karnataka and West Bengal, two Congress-led states of Punjab and Puducherry took a stand opposite to the Central government which had said that Right to Privacy is a common law right and not a Fundamental Right. In the submission, he states that right to privacy is a "quintessential right flowing out of the bouquet of rights under enshrined under Article 21".

by | July 26, 2017 | 16:36

Phillips' lawyers contend that the drug is ineffective and cited the 2014 execution of Dennis McQuire as an example . A federal appeals court ruling last month endorsed a new drug combination to be used in OH, reinstating executions in the Midwestern state and paving the way for Phillips's death sentence to be carried out.

by | July 26, 2017 | 16:02

After a detailed analysis of mobile phones and social media activity in Jammu and Kashmir , the National Investigation Agency (NIA) has identified 48 mob-handlers who provoked the crowd and orchestrated stone-pelting to interfere with anti-terror operations in the Valley.

by | July 26, 2017 | 11:53

SNJ Today is a Southern New Jersey news and information source that is dedicated to providing current stories related specifically to South Jersey . Mauger said as a special thanks, those who come out to give blood or platelets with the Red Cross July 26 through August 31 will be emailed a $5 Target eGiftCard.

by | July 26, 2017 | 07:51

A strike by Sri Lanka's Ceylon Petroleum Cooperation (CPC) Trade Union affecting fuel distribution in the country will not impact bunkering, local sources have told Ship & Bunker. "This strike in on petrol and diesel supplies on domestic vehicles only", a source said. He further explained that after 10 years, if Sri Lanka wished to purchase an additional 20 percent stake of the port, they could do so by purchasing it, resulting in China and Sri Lanka owning an equal share of 50 ...

by | July 26, 2017 | 05:57

She had also said she can not be forced to give samples check for traces of drugs and had requested that her lawyer be present when she is questioned in the case.The court has today disallowed the presence of a lawyer, but said Mr Kaur, 30, must be questioned only between 10 am and 5 pm.

by | July 26, 2017 | 03:04

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by | July 26, 2017 | 01:35

According to the study , published Monday in JAMA Pediatrics , even a 5 percent decline in vaccination rates in the US could lead to what would otherwise be a highly preventable outbreak. The virus can live for up to two hours on surfaces where an infected person coughs or sneezes. And the researchers note that this doesn't even include personal costs to families, loss of productivity to the parents, hospitalisation costs and other possible economic impacts.

by | July 26, 2017 | 01:00

The study also indicated that 57% of the participants living with HIV were anxious about possible drug interactions between ART and HT, and 40% of participants attributed not using one or both therapies due to their concerns. "Long-acting antiretroviral injections may represent the next revolution in HIV therapy by providing an option that circumvents the burden of daily dosing".

by | July 25, 2017 | 22:17

He said, on the Marr show: "The single market is dependent on membership of the European Union". He told the BBC Radio 4 Today Programme: 'I don't accept that that's [leaving the single market] necessary at all. Mr Corbyn also said the party had yet to decided is position on a future customs union arrangement. Gardiner, who is a member of Corbyn's Brexit negotiation team, insisted that remaining in the customs union would prevent Britain from striking new trade deals around the world.

by | July 25, 2017 | 22:03

The number of outstanding auto loans, credit card balances and personal loans has risen by 10% over the past year, according to the Bank of England's financial stability director, Alex Brazier . Arrears rates are lower than on other forms of consumer credit, but there may still be risks for the banks and vehicle companies associated with arrears.

by | July 25, 2017 | 21:59

Ann McKee, a Boston University neuroscientist. To understand the full extent of the problem, doctors need to be able to detect CTE in living people, Rabinovici said. Dr. Munro Cullum, a neuropsychologist at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, emphasized that the report is based on a selective sample of men who were not necessarily representative of all football players.

by | July 25, 2017 | 18:07

The war has also put the country on the verge of starvation, a situation that can aggravate the danger of cholera because the outcome is usually more critical for malnourished people. He further added that "I find this needless suffering absolutely infuriating". On Friday, the World Health Organization said the number of suspected cholera infections in the Arab world's most impoverished country had risen to almost 370,000 as of July 19.

by | July 25, 2017 | 17:25

They acknowledge that older adults' health or living conditions might limit their opportunities to walk a dog to boost their physical activity levels. The study showed owning or walking a dog was one of the most effective ways to beat the usual decline in later-life activity - even combating the effects of bad weather.

by | July 25, 2017 | 16:14

The child was diagnosed at one month of age, started treatment at two months of age in the group of infants randomised to receive 40 weeks of treatment with lopinavir/ritonavir, zidovudine and lamivudine, and stopped treatment at one year of age.

by | July 25, 2017 | 16:11

According to the CDC , 12 states have been affected, including 13 cases in NY, 12 in New Jersey and six in Virginia. The one death was in NY. Salmonella cases have been reported in Utah, Texas, Minnesota, Indiana, Louisiana, Kentucky, Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York and Massachussets, with New York and New Jersey the hardest hit.

by | July 25, 2017 | 13:19

The Mumbai fire brigade has termed it as a major incident. He said 14 fire engines, two rescue vans and 8 ambulances were at the site after the building gave way mid-morning. PTI quoted Rahangdale as saying: "Our rescue team, fire brigade jawans and other senior officials of the BMC have also reached the spot". At least five victims trapped in the debris of the ill-fated Sai Darshan building have been extricated safely and a search is on for others.