Medical


Missing North Carolina girl presumed dead, authorities say Missing North Carolina girl presumed dead, authorities say
- December 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
- December 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
- December 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
- December 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)
- November 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
- November 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
- November 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
- November 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
- November 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
- November 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
- November 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
- November 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?
- November 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
- November 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...)
Puerto Rico Governor Calls For Termination Of Whitefish Contract Puerto Rico Governor Calls For Termination Of Whitefish Contract
- October 30, 2017

The company has come under additional scrutiny due to its ties to a donor of President Donald Trump and the fact that it is located in Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's hometown of Whitefish. But questions arose soon after news broke on October 19 that the Montana-based company was chosen over bigger and better known companies vying for the job. (more...)
Thunder charter plane dented en route to Chicago, lands safely Thunder charter plane dented en route to Chicago, lands safely
- October 29, 2017

The aircraft, a Boeing 757-200, landed safely without incident; customers have since deplaned and maintenance is evaluating. "Everyone is safe, though". "30,000 feet up...", Josh Huestis tweeted at 1:09 a.m. central with a photo of the dented nose". Despite the scary incident, according to WISN12, no one was injured as a result of the damaged plane. (more...)
'Operation Medicine Cabinet' to collect, dispose of unwanted, outdated drugs 'Operation Medicine Cabinet' to collect, dispose of unwanted, outdated drugs
- October 26, 2017

Over the past seven years these agencies have offered two opportunities per year, this being the 14th prescription drug take back day. However, needles, syringes, thermometers, IV bags, medical devices and personal care products are not accepted. (more...)
United States and Israel withdraw from UNESCO, claim 'anti-Israel' bias United States and Israel withdraw from UNESCO, claim 'anti-Israel' bias
- October 15, 2017

Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) said the decision makes "it clear that culture, history, world heritage isn't impt to [Trump], even if it is to Americans & world". State Department officials cited a 2012 decision not to expel Syria from its human rights committee after the civil war in that country began, and repeated resolutions that refer to Israel as an occupying power . (more...)
Verdict On Ban On Women's Entry In Sabarimala Temple Today Verdict On Ban On Women's Entry In Sabarimala Temple Today
- October 14, 2017

A Constitution bench of the Supreme Court will decide whether Hindu women's right to equal access to temples and their fundamental right to worship can be overruled on the grounds of religious tradition . Those who supported the ban submitted that the concept "essential part of religious practice" has to be decided by the court with reference to the practices which are regarded important by large sections of the community for several centuries. (more...)
The Facts About The Flu Vaccine
- October 13, 2017

So far this season, 221 cases have been reported. Park says the Stop Flu at School will be offered to all elementary and intermediate public schools in Kauai, Maui, and Hawaii Counties. In the 2016-17 flu season, which was described as a "moderate", more than 600,000 were hospitalized due to complications from the flu, said Jernigan. (more...)