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Review of scientific studies suggests 'man flu' may be more intense: researcher Review of scientific studies suggests 'man flu' may be more intense: researcher
- Декабря 13, 2017

Bad news ladies - apparently the men in your lives are not overreacting when they whinge about coming down with the "man flu ". He points out that some studies show that women may be more responsive to vaccinations, that some data from Hong Kong points to the fact men have a higher risk to be admitted to a hospital for the flu, and according to an American study , men die more from the flu than women of the same age. (more...)
Lake-effect snow season ramps up over Great Lakes Lake-effect snow season ramps up over Great Lakes
- Декабря 12, 2017

In addition to the snow, the coldest air of the season is forecast Tuesday in the Great Lakes from Chicago to Detroit. MAP: By Tuesday morning , several dominant bands of lake-effect snow will be set up. High temperatures will reach the upper 20s. A Winter Storm Watch has been issued for tonight through Wednesday afternoon. The Ashtabula area could receive 8 to 10 inches of snow in the 24-hour period from Monday night through Tuesday night. (more...)
Flu Activity Is Up Amid Questions About Vaccine Effectiveness Flu Activity Is Up Amid Questions About Vaccine Effectiveness
- Декабря 12, 2017

A huge spike in the number of flu cases could portend a particularly bad year for the flu in Arizona. "Some protection is better than no protection", Kern County Public Health Services Department spokeswoman Michelle Corson said, stressing the importance of the vaccination. (more...)
Security guard stabbed in Jerusalem amid global clashes over Trump decision Security guard stabbed in Jerusalem amid global clashes over Trump decision
- Декабря 11, 2017

Upon departing for a diplomatic visit to Paris and Brussels, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he was prepared to respond to critics. Pence was scheduled to meet Abbas later this month as a part of his Middle East tour. Most countries have maintained the position that decisions about Jerusalem's status should be left to future negotiations. The French President reaffirmed his "disapproval of Mr Trump's controversial move, saying the United States had "unilaterally recognised ... (more...)
Health officials: Time to get your flu shot Health officials: Time to get your flu shot
- Декабря 08, 2017

Some patients believe they can protect themselves by boosting their immune systems, eating well and making sure they sleep better, she said. This is National Influenza Vaccination Week (Dec. Most Oklahoma cases involve those age 50 or older or those four and younger. Other explanations for Penobscot's numbers include the possibility that there are actually more flu cases in the community or that designated health care providers are being especially avid in reporting their cases. (more...)
Missing Florida teen spotted in NC found safe in NY Missing Florida teen spotted in NC found safe in NY
- Декабря 03, 2017

The Post-Standard reports police are holding Rian Rodriguez on a charge from Florida known as interference with child custody. It wasn't immediately clear whether she was found with Rodriguez. Police asked the public to keep an eye out for the red Mercury Sable, while her mother issued a plea for the teen to return home. A 17-year-old Florida teen who had gone missing from her home almost a week ago has been found in NY, the law enforcement officials said on Friday (1 December). (more...)
Missing North Carolina girl presumed dead, authorities say Missing North Carolina girl presumed dead, authorities say
- Декабря 03, 2017

The authorities said Kimrey faces charges of concealing of death, obstruction of justice , second-degree burglary, felony larceny and possession of stolen property. She has been missing from her home since Monday. It has been five days since the little girl vanished from her home in the dead of night. The statement did not say if Kimrey has a lawyer. (more...)
Tunisia coach Maaloul targets World Cup opener against England Tunisia coach Maaloul targets World Cup opener against England
- Декабря 03, 2017

Their first fixture is against Tunisia on June 18, with Panama next and the mighty Belgians 10 days after the opener. "It's the World Cup , we have a challenging draw, lots of travelling". "Now it is just down to us to repay the faith that he has put into us". France, Australia, Peru and Denmark make up Group C , with Group D perhaps the closest to a so-called "group of death" as it contains Argentina, Iceland, Croatia and Nigeria. (more...)
Michael Flynn pleads guilty for lying to Federal Bureau of Investigation Michael Flynn pleads guilty for lying to Federal Bureau of Investigation
- Декабря 02, 2017

Former FBI Director James Comey , whose firing in May precipitated the appointment of Mueller as special counsel, has said Trump had asked him in a private Oval Office meeting to consider ending the investigation into Flynn. In October, Paul Manafort , Trump's one-time campaign chairman, and Manafort's deputy Rick Gates were arrested on money laundering and tax-related charges in relation to their work for Moscow-backed Ukrainian leader Viktor Yanukovych. (more...)
Dogs are more intelligent than cats, Vanderbilt study shows Dogs are more intelligent than cats, Vanderbilt study shows
- Декабря 01, 2017

An worldwide team of researchers took her work and ran with it to compare the brain size and number of neurons in a wide range of animals, including household favorites like cats and dogs, as well as bears, hyenas, lions and raccoons. Just because an animal is bigger and has a bigger brain size, that doesn't mean it has more neurons. They also noted that the bear's brain is 10 times larger than a cat's, yet has the same amount of neurons. (more...)
Coffee Is Officially Good For You (Again) Coffee Is Officially Good For You (Again)
- Ноября 26, 2017

Though researchers aren't suggesting people start chugging cups of joe, their review of more than 200 studies reveals that three to four cups of coffee might have some health benefits. One eight-ounce cup of coffee typically has between 95 and 165mg of caffeine in it, according to the Mayo Clinic, but tea, energy drinks, soda, and foods like chocolate also contain caffeine - so make sure you're being mindful of your total intake. (more...)
Tiger Woods plays golf with Donald Trump Tiger Woods plays golf with Donald Trump
- Ноября 26, 2017

Trump's tweet was in response to one from his social media chief, Dan Scavino. Then it's back to Mar-a-Lago for talks on bringing "even more jobs and companies back to the USA!", Trump tweeted . Woods last golfed in February, but recent video of him shows the golf pioneer in top form. The 41-year-old Woods hasn't played a competitive round of golf since the Farmers Insurance Open in January due to a back injury. (more...)
Seattle judge hears arguments on transgender military ban Seattle judge hears arguments on transgender military ban
- Ноября 23, 2017

President Donald Trump abruptly announced his attention to bar all transgender service members from the USA military in late July on Twitter. U.S. Garbis also wrote that the "capricious, arbitrary, and unqualified tweet of new policy does not trump the methodical and systematic review by military stakeholders". (more...)
Tracking rain chances and colder weather for Saturday Tracking rain chances and colder weather for Saturday
- Ноября 20, 2017

Chance of precipitation is 50 percent. Little or no snow accumulation is expected. The holiday week will begin Monday with sunshine and temperatures peaking around 66 degrees before becoming partly cloudy at night with a low around 51, according to the National Weather Service. (more...)
Dozens of local families get bigger during National Adoption Day Dozens of local families get bigger during National Adoption Day
- Ноября 19, 2017

After more than six weeks, when the woman hadn't come back for her kids, White said she called the state and learned she would need to be a foster parent to truly be an advocate for children in need. "I mean, you can't help but love her, whenever you see and you spend time with her, you just fall in love with her". You can't put a price on that. If you're unsure what difference being adopted makes in a child's life, consider the words of one famous adoptee."I was adopted at 7 months, and I'm ... (more...)
Dog-owners live longer, new study says Dog-owners live longer, new study says
- Ноября 18, 2017

Working with her colleague, Mwenya Mubanga, on records from Sweden's national registries, Fall also looked at deaths from any cause and found that people who lived alone with their dogs were a third less likely to die over the study period than those without dogs. (more...)
Delhi government seeks exemptions for odd-even this year Delhi government seeks exemptions for odd-even this year
- Ноября 14, 2017

The Delhi government had chose to shut down schools for five days after the air quality index reached severe levels. The global permissible limit for PM2.5 - particles in air with diameter less than 2.5mm - is 25 units (micro gram per cubic metre), while for India it is 60 units. (more...)
Disneyland Shuts Down Two Cooling Towers After Legionnaires' Disease Outbreak Disneyland Shuts Down Two Cooling Towers After Legionnaires' Disease Outbreak
- Ноября 13, 2017

While many people have no symptoms, it can cause serious pneumonia and prove unsafe to those with lung or immune system problems. Concern over a recent Legionnaire's disease outbreak in Orange County has prompted The Happiest Place on Earth® to take action. (more...)
How Lack of Sleep Can Make Your Brain Cells Sluggish? How Lack of Sleep Can Make Your Brain Cells Sluggish?
- Ноября 09, 2017

Their findings are published online today by Nature Medicine . Dr. Itzhak Fried , professor of neurosurgery at the David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA and author of this study said that this was the explanation of why sleep deprivation leads to impairment of several mental functions. (more...)
Iowa reports first flu-related death of 2017-18 season
- Ноября 01, 2017

The flu started circulating in Clark County a little earlier than usual previous year, with activity picking up at the end of October. The Iowa Public Health Department says the man died this month and was 81 or older. Officials say providing the free service is a great way to encourage everyone in the community to keep themselves protected. "So it suggests the vaccine may be a good match for circulating viruses this year". (more...)

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