Health Care

37 people nationwide contract infection linked to turtles

37 people nationwide contract infection linked to turtles Almost half of those infected have been hospitalized, which is "a little bit higher than we typically see", says Megin Nichols , a CDC veterinarian who investigates these kind of outbreaks. That investigation got started when two girls reported illness after swimming with turtles in a backyard pool. Whole genome sequencing showed that the Salmonella Agbeni isolated from ill people in this ou... [Full Article...]

Counting begins for Delhi's Bawana bypoll

Counting begins for Delhi's Bawana bypoll Though Parrikar led the BJP's Assembly election campaign, the party lost badly, coming down from 21 seats to 13. AAP won the by-polls with more than 24,000 votes and the party got total 59,886 votes. AAP camp should be happy having retained the seat though by a lesser margin, the Congress has the usual solace having considerably increased its vote share which is surely a reason to cheer about un... [Full Article...]

Stuart Law proud after Windies rally to beat England

Stuart Law proud after Windies rally to beat England Hope came highly-recommended from the Caribbean - although an average of 18.61 prior to this Test is hardly a ringing endorsement. "I woke up this morning and sent a text in our team chat and told the guys to believe, just go and believe and execute our plans". [Full Article...]

NHC: Issues advisory for Potential Tropical Cyclone Ten located near Georgia coast

NHC: Issues advisory for Potential Tropical Cyclone Ten located near Georgia coast A trough of low pressure extending from the eastern Gulf of Mexico continues to produce a large area of disorganized cloudiness and thunderstorms. The highest amounts will probably fall in North Carolina, east of the line through Robertson, Wayne, and Bertie counties, where one to three inches are possible. [Full Article...]

Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh

Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh Asked whether the Haryana Government had failed to control the situation, Mehrishi said, "In an ongoing situation we can not blame anyone". Singh said curfew has been lifted in three districts of the state. He also said that people are scared and there is a panic like situation in the state. Mr Singh also claimed that the Haryana government, at no point in time, approached the Punjab to stop... [Full Article...]

Majority of American Public Concerned About Trump's Behavior

Majority of American Public Concerned About Trump's Behavior About the same number of poll respondents - 59 percent - said Trump's decisions and behavior have encouraged white supremacist groups. Some 55% of American voters say there is too much prejudice in the nation and 40% say there is too much political correctness - the widest margin for prejudice since the question first was asked in June 2016. [Full Article...]

US Gets 'Early Warning' from UN Committee to Confront 'Racist Manifestations'

US Gets 'Early Warning' from UN Committee to Confront 'Racist Manifestations' The UN experts asked U.S. authorities to take concrete measures to address the "root causes of the proliferation of such racist manifestations" and also asked for a criminal investigation into the person who ploughed his auto into the crowd during the protests at Charlottesville , Virginia, killing one person. [Full Article...]

Committing to a two-state solution displays bias, claims U.S. official

Committing to a two-state solution displays bias, claims U.S. official In his May visit in the region, Trump said he will bring "the ultimate deal" to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Mohammed Ishtayeh, a confidant of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas , says this will be the 14th meeting between the Trump administration and Palestinian leadership. [Full Article...]

Study ties vitamins to lung cancer

Study ties vitamins to lung cancer Response: Our findings indicate a potential synergism or magnification of the effect of smoking on lung cancer risk among men due to high dose B6 or B12 supplementation. To date, results have been inconclusive - this is partly because the trials were rarely randomized, they investigated only short periods of supplementation, and only small numbers of lung cancer cases were involved in the ana... [Full Article...]

Johnson & Johnson Faces Talc Case

Johnson & Johnson Faces Talc Case She said that she stopped using this powder in the year 2016 when she read the story of another woman who used talcum powder and developed ovarian cancer. Similar lawsuits in hundreds of cases have been filed and are pending . J&J has consistently disputed those allegations and says the science "supports the safety" of the product. [Full Article...]

Jury orders Johnson & Johnson to pay $417M in baby powder suit

Jury orders Johnson & Johnson to pay $417M in baby powder suit Johnson & Johnson said in an emailed statement to Becker's Hospital Review the company plans to appeal following the jury's verdict. According to court papers, California resident Eva Echeverria used the well-known baby powder on a daily basis from the1950s until 2016 and was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2007. [Full Article...]

Roger Goodell Close to Receiving Contract Extension

Roger Goodell Close to Receiving Contract Extension Goodell, 58, succeeded Paul Tagliabue in 2006. The former PR man earned $32M in fiscal 2015 and more than $210M during his 10 years as commissioner. In 2013, he made $ 35 million . Goodell came under heavy criticism in 2014 for decisions in the Ray Rice case, with other high-profile incidents involving Adrian Peterson and Kevin Hardy drawing the league negative headlines throughout the season th... [Full Article...]

Malaysia Apologises To Indonesia Over Flag Blunder

Malaysia Apologises To Indonesia Over Flag Blunder The mistake, which makes the red-and-white Indonesian flag resemble Poland's, has caused anger in Indonesia where "shameonyoumalaysia" has become the most popular hashtag on Twitter. The online media today quoted the Indonesian president as saying that although the matter was regrettable, people in the country should not over-play the issue. [Full Article...]

Insurers to receive subsidies

Insurers to receive subsidies But the administration has also missed self-declared deadlines for a decision. The next payments are due next week. Progressives, now's your chance to secure healthcare for all Insurers cite uncertainty in filing ObamaCare rate hikes MORE (R-Tenn.) has said he would like to include funding for CSRs in a bipartisan, short-term stabilization bill for ObamaCare . [Full Article...]

Delays on trains in and out of Waterloo

Delays on trains in and out of Waterloo A train has derailed at London Waterloo; reported The Independent . "There's going to be major delays when I come home too". Passengers are being advised to use alternative routes and have been warned other stations in the area will be " very busy " with the possibility of queuing systems being put in place. [Full Article...]

Illinois House To Vote Next Week On School Funding Override

Illinois House To Vote Next Week On School Funding Override Right now, the IL state Senate is back in session trying to make a decision on Senate Bill 1 . "My kids start school tomorrow". Lawmakers are due back at the Capitol at about noon today. Manar says Republican Rauner's veto was not driven by policy concerns but by politics. The Senate voted to override Rauner's amendatory veto on Sunday. [Full Article...]

Femi Denies Knowledge of Who Pays Buhari's Medical Bills

Femi Denies Knowledge of Who Pays Buhari's Medical Bills When asked who was footing the apparently exorbitant bill of keeping President Buhari in London, he said he wasn't sure if it was the Federal government. Photos released by the presidency show Buhari standing outdoors, grinning and wearing sunglasses while holding a large "Get well soon" card, with a handful of officials around him in a leafy, residential area. [Full Article...]

Boko Haram: Nigeria's Army launches strike forces in North East theatre

Boko Haram: Nigeria's Army launches strike forces in North East theatre The group has waged an eight-year war to create an Islamic state in north-east Nigeria, and provoked global outrage by kidnapping more than 200 schoolgirls known as the Chibok girls in April 2014. Angbazo said that they have created a human rights desk in all the division of the Nigerian army for Nigerian to reports any infractions to the military. [Full Article...]

FDA reveals five dead after anti-obesity balloon surgery

FDA reveals five dead after anti-obesity balloon surgery These balloons are meant to stay inside the body for six months before deflating and eventually exiting the body the old-fashioned way. In three reports , death occurred as soon as one to three days after balloon placement. Apollo Endosurgery (NASDAQ: APEN ) says its ORBERA device has proven to be safe over the years in clinical trials and since its approval by the FDA in August 2015. [Full Article...]

Instagram photos reveal predictive markers of depression

Instagram photos reveal predictive markers of depression Prof Danforth and United States colleague Andrew Reece from Harvard University wrote in a blog post accompanying the study: "Pixel analysis of the photos in our dataset revealed that depressed individuals in our sample tended to post photos that were, on average, bluer, darker, and greyer than those posted by healthy individuals". [Full Article...]


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