Thursday, 22 March 2018
Latest news
Home » Health Care

Health Care

GasBuddy: CT gas prices rose 3.5 center per gallon last week


The typical American household is expected to spend about $1,900 this year on gas. Meanwhile, diesel prices are predicted to be a bit higher, at $2.70/gallon. "The saving grace is that USA oil producers have filled some of the void left as a result of OPEC cuts, but that will still mean oil prices command a premium to prior years, and motorists will be paying more for fuels as a result", DeHaan says. Read More »

Trump kills Obama-era protections for state recreational weed sales


It's not clear what impact the change will have or whether federal prosecutions of marijuana cultivation or sales will increase, but the change makes prosecution easier. "Going against the majority of Americans - including a majority of Republican voters - who want the federal government to stay out of the way is perhaps one of the stupidest decisions the Attorney General has made", Blumenauer said in a statement . Read More »

4 powerlifters killed in vehicle accident in outer Delhi


All six had met with an accident due to fog conditions at Sindhu border in Delhi at around 3:00 a.m. Two other players who were in the vehicle, including a world champion who bagged the title for India in Moscow past year, were injured. Saksham Yadav was seriously injured along with another weightlifter, a police official had said. He had one head injuries and severe internal bleeding. Read More »

Romaine Lettuce Is the Likely Source of a unsafe E. Coli Outbreak


Preliminary data suggest that the U.S. E. coli outbreak could be related to an E. coli outbreak in Canada - the E. coli strains involved in both outbreaks appear to be genetically similar, according to the CDC. Officials in Canada have identified romaine lettuce as the source of the outbreak in that country, but US officials say they still don't have enough information to name a food source involved in the American outbreak. Read More »

Woman gets tattoo that plays voicemail from her late grandmother


When her grandmother passed away, Sakyrah "decided to save the voicemail in as many places as I could" and later chose to invest in a soundwave tattoo. "After doing some research, I came across a new company called Skin Motion ". To make the sound wave tattoo, customers can upload an audio file of their choice to the Skin Motion website. Read More »

Cancer rates have plummeted 26 percent, study says


The decreasing death rate continues a downward trend in mortality from the disease, which ACS experts say is due to a combination of factors. In their annual statistical report , cancer society researchers analyzed mortality data through 2015 from the National Center for Health Statistics, and incidence data through 2014 from the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Program; the National Program of Cancer Registries; and the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries. Read More »

Thai penis whitening fad drives social media nuts


It said it can cause pain, inflammation, scars and may even effect the reproductive system and having sex. 'We have to be careful because it's a sensitive part of the body'. "No recuperation needed. Let's tag people who should do it", read the post by Facebook user Atittayapa Photiya, who described herself as working for Lelux Hospital . Read More »

CDC Warns Romaine Lettuce May Be Linked To E. Coli Outbreak

One person has died. Other states with single cases included Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Nebraska, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Vermont and Washington, according to the release. "Because we have not identified a source of the infections, CDC is unable to recommend whether U.S. residents should avoid a particular food", the CDC says. Read More »

There's Another Death from Flu in Oklahoma


It isn't in Tulsa County, but several more hospitalizations occurred here in the last week. They say influenza-like illness activity is double what it was at this time past year with the current flu season not yet at its peak. "It takes about two weeks for the flu shot to become maximally active so that you have the most benefits from it, but it's not too late, especially as we're seeing a great increase in the amount of flu that we're having", she said. Read More »

Laredo Health Department sees a rise in flu cases


Up to half of the children who die from flu have no known medical condition that would have put them at higher risk. Almost 1,000 influenza cases have been reported in Pima County so far this season through December 30 - 10 times more than the number of cases reported through December 31 a year ago. Read More »

Alcohol damages DNA, increases cancer risk


Researchers at the Cambridge Molecular Biology Laboratory headed by Professor Ketan Patel used mice to show that drinking alcohol leads to permanent genetic damage, partly explaining why it increases the risk of cancer . Damage to the genome of stem cells may cause them to dysfunction. The mouse models showed that lacking this enzyme response to the alcohol metabolites resulted in four times the DNA damage, they report. Read More »

Officials warn about eating romaine lettuce after deadly E. coli outbreak

According to the CDC , the type of E. coli making people sick genetically matches the bacteria involved in the Canadian outbreak. Canadian officials said the illnesses were reported in Canada in November and early December of 2017. James Rogers, PhD, the group's director of food safety, said that although the source hasn't been identified, a greater degree of caution is needed, given that lettuce is nearly always eaten raw. Read More »

These twins were born in two different years - here's how


A California mother celebrated the new year by welcoming twins: one in 2017, one in 2018. She was believed to be the first baby born in the year 2018 in Kern County, California, according to ABC15. Although the brother and sister might not have exactly the same birth date, we're that spending about 9 months in the womb together trumps the few minutes they spent apart. Read More »

Fans' love, appreciation more important for Salman Khan


The movie is the sequel of Salman's earlier film Ek Tha Tiger movie released in 2012. Tiger Zinda Hai movie released in 5700 screens across the Globe. Tiger Zinda Hai remains unstoppable at both domestic and worldwide markets. Adarsh also mentioned the major commercial feats that the action-thriller achieved during the course of its money-spinning run at the box office. Read More »

Haley says USA withholding $255 million aid from Pakistan


Haley pushed back on the regime's claim that Iranian enemies somehow manufactured the protests . "We all know that is complete nonsense", Haley said on Tuesday. Haley warned "more outrageous abuses" can be expected in the following days given what she called the precedent set by the Iranian government. Haley said the USA will call for an emergency session of the NY, as well as at the Human Rights Council in Geneva. Read More »

Woman Fighting Cancer Dies 18 Hours After Wedding


Heather was diagnosed with breast cancer on December 23, 2016 - the same day Dave had planned to propose. The wedding was planned for a long time. David and Heather Mosher celebrate after exchanging vows December 23 in the chapel at St. Read More »

Study shows diabetes drug improve memory in mice with Alzheimer's disease


Alzheimer's disease is the most common cause of dementia and the numbers are expected to rise to 2 million people in the United Kingdom by 2051, according to Alzheimer's Society, who part- funded the research . For his part, Dr. Holscher and his colleagues have been investigating the connections between Alzheimer's, type 2 diabetes, and other metabolic diseases. Read More »

Rain saves West Indies after electric Munro knock


The three-match series will be decided at the same venue on Wednesday night, although the forecast is again grim. Ultimately, Munro scored 66 off 23 balls, which included 11 boundaries and three sixes, before he was dismissed by Kesrick Williams. Read More »

Fully prepared for South Africa series as cricket flows in my blood


Morris replaces Duanne Olivier in the 15-man squad for the test at Newlands in Cape Town, which starts next Friday. We should remember that the West Indian cricket team of 1970s and 1980s and the Australian team of 1990s were invincible because they performed equally well on both home and overseas tours. Read More »

Dead Persons in Buhari's Board Appointment Rise to 7


The party then cited the inclusion of the name of a recently sacked House of Representatives member that lost his seat in 2017 as a result of Supreme Court ruling as Chairman of one of the boards . "The list was compiled in 2015 immediately after the election", said a member of the All Progressives Congress, APC, who added that he expected names of more dead people. Read More »

Bournemouth 2-1 Everton


With the win Bournemouth climb up to 13th place on 20 points, while Everton stay in ninth on 27 points. Scenes on the South Coast. The Cherries went ahead after James McCarthy gave the ball away to Wilson who played in Josh King and his cross found Fraser and the Scotland worldwide volleyed home impressively. Read More »

More pregnant women smoking pot

More pregnant women are using marijuana to treat symptoms including morning sickness and anxiety, according to a new study . In 2002 2.4 percent of pregnant women self-reported marijuana use, compared to 3.9 percent in 2012. The researchers looked at data from 279,457 pregnant women who were treated at Kaiser Permanente facilities in California. It noted that THC, the psychoactive component in the drug consumed whether smoked or ingested, was passed on through the placenta and breast milk, ... Read More »