Medical

by | February 25, 2018 | 01:32

They want to create a cross-state task force of law enforcement officials that will trace and intercept illegal guns; form a regional gun violence research consortium; and step up intelligence and information sharing among the states. The system also puts member states in a better position to determine "the fitness and suitability of a gun applicant or owner" to prevent high-risk individuals from obtaining weapons in the first place, according to the memorandum signed today.

by | February 22, 2018 | 00:55

This one is a bit less surprising, but had the biggest percentage impact: participants who devoted two or more hours a day to hobbies were 21 percent less likely to die early. "Maybe that can tell us something". According to her studies, around 80 percent of those who have reached 90 years old are disabled, and 40 percent suffer from issues such as dementia .

by | February 22, 2018 | 00:54

Other major health complications caused by the flu include pneumonia, ear and sinus infections, and signs of medical conditions getting worse, such as asthma, diabetes, and heart failure. Across the USA, the number of people testing positive for the most prevalent flu strain, Flu A, peaked weeks ago and continues to see a rapid decline.

by | February 21, 2018 | 06:36

Haasan has also met the chief minister of Kerala Pinarayi Vijayan and West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee, DMK President M Karunanidhi and Superstar Rajinikanth ahead of his political foray. "I am going to explain (about my) new party and the gyst of our policies. Welcome to New Age (sic)". Starting with Kamal Haasan's meet with former Election Commissioner of India, TN Seshan, the actor made headlines nearly everyday.

by | February 21, 2018 | 06:32

This band of heavy rain will continue to drift to the southeast Tuesday night and Wednesday . National Weather Service meteorologist Gino Izzi said floods are a threat just about everywhere in the Chicago region, especially in traditionally flood-prone areas.

by | February 18, 2018 | 05:59

Meanwhile, others took to social media to make slightly more sarcastic comments. EMSC wrote on Twitter: "No damage is reported and if any should remain very limited. People across south-west England and Wales say they felt their homes and workplaces shake. The tremor struck at 2:30pm on Saturday afternoon.

by | February 18, 2018 | 06:01

He told The Guardian: "The intensity and the ferocity of the attack makes you wonder, what did we do?" She invited victims to come forward "for justice to be done" for them, saying she was "here for all the women who have been abused". He also disclosed that one of the men sacked after being accused of using prostitutes was given a job reference from the charity, but it was written by a colleague who was too fired over the allegations.

by | February 17, 2018 | 00:42

The vaccine provided 59 percent protection against H3N2 in children 8 and younger. Most flu vaccines are 40 to 60 percent effective, and this vaccine, based on initial results from Canada, is about 17 percent effective. She says as long as the flu season is still happening, people can receive the vaccine in the season's 11 to 20 week duration. In Maryland around the Baltimore region, some pharmacists say their supplies of the drug are good but fear that could change at a moment's notice.

by | February 16, 2018 | 04:52

Ultra-processed foods encompass a wide variety of products including mass-produced breads; packaged snacks; industrial candies and desserts; sodas and sweetened drinks; reconstituted meat products like chicken and fish nuggets; instant soups; and ready-to-eat meals.

by | February 12, 2018 | 01:15

Purdue Pharmaceuticals, the maker of the opioid painkiller OxyContin, said it would no longer actively market opioid products - a major about-face for a company increasingly viewed as a principal culprit in the country's addiction and overdose crisis.

by | February 12, 2018 | 01:05

Gary Lineker questioned Southampton's defending for Mohamed Salah's 22nd league goal after the Liverpool FC summer signing helped the Reds to secure a comfortable 2-0 win at St Mary's. Southampton did soon begin to settle into the game, though, and Jack Stephens had their first shot on goal when he dragged a long-range effort wide of the target while looking to score for a fourth successive game.

by | February 07, 2018 | 01:29

Adding drinking and smoking to the mix "considerably complicate [s] the association between tea drinking and esophageal cancer risk ". For the study, the researchers followed for about 10 years 456,155 participants aged 30 to 79 in China .

by | February 07, 2018 | 01:27

Since India is plagued by a shortage of real doctors, the Associated Press reports that millions of poor people seek out fake doctors like Yadav for cheap treatment. Mehtab Alam, an undertaking administrator for Raza Hussain Memorial Charitable Trust, said that fake doctors don't utilize expendable syringes, rather utilizing glass syringes and one needle to infuse several patients.

by | February 07, 2018 | 01:25

He was a long-time member of the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago, where he starred in a number of plays before and after his run on Frasier . It must have been a very, very deep dissatisfaction with my life and the way it was going, the realization that I had to do something or I was just going to be a miserable, complaining, crabby old man.

by | February 05, 2018 | 06:12

Sanctions against North Korea, which have increased since 2006, according to Reuters , have been imposed by the U.N.in an effort to cut funding to the country's nuclear and ballistic missile programs. Shortages would lead to serious humanitarian problems, he said, adding: "Official representatives of Pyongyang have made it clear that a blockade would be interpreted by North Korea as a declaration of war, with all the subsequent consequences".

by | February 02, 2018 | 21:10

HER-2 targeted therapies, for instance, are popular cancer breast treatments that can save patients' lives, but they can also lead to heart failure, which is a weakening of the heart muscle. Nearly 48 million women in the United States have some kind of heart disease , compared with 3.3 million women with breast cancer, the AHA said. The American Heart Association's statement is "long overdue", said Dr.

by | January 31, 2018 | 07:36

By Sunday, Stephens' feet also began to swell. Unfortunately, unlike to what they first believed, the reason why they started having itchy and swollen feet wasn't sea fleas, at all. If you're a beach lover, you know that one of the best parts about heading down south for a vacation is feeling that warm, lovely white sand between your toes.

by | January 31, 2018 | 07:33

The 600-page report by America's National Academy of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine (an independent government body) says that smokers who switch to e-cigarettes will benefit. Tobacco smoke contains over 70 chemicals that are known to cause cancer, while e-cigarette vapor contains far fewer toxic chemicals. Tang exposed mice to e-cigarette smoke for three hours a day, five days a week for three months.

by | January 28, 2018 | 00:34

The most-wanted "A" category gangster, who was killed in an encounter yesterday, was being probed for his possible links with militant or radical elements as well as Pakistan's ISI, they said. While Gounder and Lahoria died, Singh is now admitted to the Civil Hospital in Abohar. Two pistols of.32 bore and one pistol of 0.30 bore, and a large quantity of ammunition along with an ammunition belt were recovered from the possession of the gangsters, along with mobile phones and dongles, used for ...

by | January 27, 2018 | 19:21

The bandh in Karnataka has called by the North Karnataka farmers and pro-Kannada to protest against the decades ago Mahadayi water sharing issue between Karnataka and Goa. The Mahadayi River originates in Karnataka before entering Goa and Maharashtra, and the three states have been locked in a bitter battle for the last three decades.

by | January 25, 2018 | 01:56

For questions about getting your flu shot at the Health Department, please call us at 203-854-7776. Yolo County Public Health Officer Ron Chapman said influenza numbers have gone up locally, or at least, "influenza-like illnesses" have emerged in greater numbers.

by | January 22, 2018 | 02:12

Trump has come under fire for reportedly referring to Haiti, El Salvador and African nations as "s***hole countries". Trump has a well-known penchant for fast food, including meals featuring McDonald's Big Macs and Filet-o-Fish sandwiches, and an aversion to exercise other than playing golf while using a cart to get around the links.

by | January 22, 2018 | 02:06

Scarborough Shoal, a triangular atoll located some 220 kilometers west of the Philippine main island Luzon, was effectively seized by China in 2012. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang was quoted by state-owned news outfit Xinhua saying "the U.S.

by | January 22, 2018 | 01:53

Arif Hossein, a former teacher in a Myanmar government school who fled to the Kutupalong Refugee Camp in Bangladesh after violence erupted last August, said he would return if the worldwide organizations working to protect the refugees are able to go along.

by | January 21, 2018 | 00:21

Two people were injured in the blaze, one of the Capital's deadliest industrial tragedies since 57 people were killed in a fire in the Lal Kuan chemical market complex in May 1999. In a tweet, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that he was "deeply anguished" by the incident. According to the official, there is a rubber factory on the second storey above the firecracker factory.