Medical

New device can heal with a single touch, study says

New device can heal with a single touch, study says The device is a tiny silicone chip about the size of a dime that "injects genetic code into skin cells, turning those skin cells into other types of cells required for treating diseased conditions", states a release from the university. For example, TNT was able to restore brain function in a mouse who had a stroke by growing brain cells on the mouse's skin. The Nanotransfection technology is ... [Full Article...]

You Could Be Depressed If You're Posting Dark and Gray Instagram Pics

You Could Be Depressed If You're Posting Dark and Gray Instagram Pics While seriously intuitive artificial intelligence may have a place in the medical future, for now it's still best to seek a trained medical professional to talk things through. That could support - although the authors emphasize this is untested - a "sad-selfie hypothesis", in that depressed people may post more photos of only themselves. [Full Article...]

Bloomington mosquito pool tests positive for West Nile Virus

Bloomington mosquito pool tests positive for West Nile Virus At the time, it was the first case of West Nile Virus in Livingston County since 2012 when the county had a positive test in a horse. The Richmond City Health District says this presents an increased risk of mosquito borne transmission of West Nile virus to residents of Richmond neighborhoods in proximity to these areas. [Full Article...]

Brigham And Women's Left Out Of Top Hospitals List

Brigham And Women's Left Out Of Top Hospitals List While none of the SC hospitals made the national Honor Roll, which was topped this year by the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., four specialties at MUSC ranked nationally among the best programs in the country, and another seven were identified as "high performing". [Full Article...]

Gujarat Rajya Sabha Polls: Vaghela, 5 supporters vote against Ahmed Patel

Gujarat Rajya Sabha Polls: Vaghela, 5 supporters vote against Ahmed Patel We will be updating live on Rajya Sabha polls in Gujarat . Patel, political secretary to Congress chief Sonia Gandhi , is seeking a fifth consecutive term. Patel's overriding importance lies in the fact that even Rahul Gandhi, who has had reservations about him, was unable to sideline him and old timers have stated that he, perhaps, enjoyed far greater clout than what R.K. [Full Article...]

Wie qualifies for Solheim Cup roster

Wie qualifies for Solheim Cup roster The 31-year-old was relying on a captain's pick but wasn't one of Juli Inkster's two wildcards, instead she went for two rookies. Paula Creamer with the Solheim Cup in 2015. European captain Annika Sorenstam also preferred youth rather than familiarity with the Solheim's uniquely partisan atmosphere. Six-time Solheim Cup star Paula Creamer misses her first Solheim Cup as a professional after U... [Full Article...]

Rains, overcast sky mar lunar eclipse viewing in capital

Rains, overcast sky mar lunar eclipse viewing in capital It's also known as the "Grain Moon", "Green Corn Moon" and the "Blueberry Moon". A montage of the partial lunar eclipse from Justin Maravilla in Manila, Philippines. It will take place over Britain ranging from 20 per cent in northern Scotland and 30 per cent in South-east England. "It was an event where the moon passed not through the direct shadow of the earth but through its periphery and t... [Full Article...]

Loneliness a bigger threat to health, study says

Loneliness a bigger threat to health, study says Julianne Holt-Lunstad. They also suggest folks should prepare for retirement in a social sense as well as a financial sense, and that places like recreation centers and community gardens should be created to include social spaces for sharing and interaction. [Full Article...]

Spieth opens PGA with fellow major champs Garcia, Koepka

Spieth opens PGA with fellow major champs Garcia, Koepka So let's break down the nine for whom you should root the hardest this week. And second, it would set a trajectory of him and Jordan Spieth duking it out for the next decade to see who can get to 10 first. Jordan Spieth could potentially replace Tiger Woods as the youngest golfer to complete a career grand slam at the PGA Championship this week, but oddsmakers are predicting another player co... [Full Article...]

Lawyer: Professor accused of killing is a 'gentle soul'

Lawyer: Professor accused of killing is a 'gentle soul' Lathem and Warren spent more than one week on the run after allegedly killing 26-year-old Trenton Cornell-Duranleau, who was found stabbed to death at a Chicago apartment registered to Lathem on July 27. A Northwestern University microbiologist suspected in the stabbing death of a 26-year-old Chicago man is due in a California courtroom. Andrew Warren, 56, the second suspect, is in custody in Sa... [Full Article...]

Tillerson urges Pyongyang to stop missile tests

Tillerson urges Pyongyang to stop missile tests Foreign ministers of the 27-member ASEAN Regional Forum , including the U.S., Japan, China, South Korea and Russian Federation, were expected to urge North Korea to "exercise self-restraint in the interest of maintaining peace, security and stability in the region and the world", according to a draft statement. [Full Article...]

Game of Thrones Season 7: What's With That Dagger?

Game of Thrones Season 7: What's With That Dagger? Where have we seen that before, and why is it so important? The man was fought off by Catelyn Stark and eventually killed by Bran's direwolf, Summer, but the mystery still remains of who actually hired the assassin to take out the young Stark. [Full Article...]

Adele treats young Grenfell tower victims to a film screening

Adele treats young Grenfell tower victims to a film screening Notably, this is just the latest in a string of sweet gestures Adele has done for the victims of the fire that left around 80 people dead. During a string of sold-out Wembley Stadium concerts after the tragedy, she also urged her thousands of fans to continue to donate to ongoing relief efforts. [Full Article...]

Guj MLAs head to their state

Guj MLAs head to their state On July 29, Congress transported its 44 MLAs to Bengaluru due to alleged "horse trading" in Gujarat state. "All our MLAs have invited their family members to the resort to celebrate Rakshabandhan". Three Rajya Sabha seats of Gujarat will be up for election on Tuesday. In total, 3 people are to be elected from Gujarat from Rajya Sabha for which BJP national president Amit Shad and Union Minister ... [Full Article...]

Congress MLAs return to Gujarat after nine-day stay at Bengaluru resort

Congress MLAs return to Gujarat after nine-day stay at Bengaluru resort Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel is contesting the Rajya Sabha elections. However, NCP leader Praful Patel yesterday said his party had not yet taken any decision on extending support to any particular party in these polls. #Gujarat Congress MLAs being taken to a resort near Ahmedabad . While talking to media, S Singh, SP Anand, informed that they have made sufficient security arrang... [Full Article...]

Tiny 'meat-loving' marine creatures 'eat' teenager's legs at Melbourne beach

Tiny 'meat-loving' marine creatures 'eat' teenager's legs at Melbourne beach In order to find out what exactly had bitten Sam , Jarrod went back to the beach. When Mr Kanizay couldn't stop the bleeding, he took his son to hospital, where staff were at a loss to explain what had happened. "I think it's very rare", Mr Reina told news.com.au . A video he took shows dozens of bugs in a tray of water devouring chunks of meat. Experts have confirmed that yes, it could h... [Full Article...]

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi To Succeed Nawaz Sharif As Pakistan's New Prime Minister

Sartaj Aziz was serving as the de facto Foreign Minister in the Nawaz Sharif government, as he was Special Advisor to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs. While the PML-N is yet to formally announce its candidate for the polls in NA-120, Dr Rashid, joined by Azad Jammu and Kashmir MLA Ghulam Mohyuddin Dewan and other party workers, began her door-to-door campaign from Mozang. [Full Article...]

UN Security Council Votes Unanimously to Sanction North Korea, Severely

UN Security Council Votes Unanimously to Sanction North Korea, Severely The Chinese Minister called on North Korea not to violate UN Security Council resolutions any more, while urging the US and South Korea not to escalate tension on the peninsula. Though the economic sanctions have teeth, Washington didn't get everything it wanted. The document implies prohibition of imports of coal, iron, iron ore, lead and seafood from the Asian nation by the UN member states. [Full Article...]

US Salmonella papaya outbreak more than doubles

US Salmonella papaya outbreak more than doubles Papayas harvested from a Mexican Papaya farm have been linked to this deadly outbreak that has already taken the life of 1 in NY and hospitalized several others. The FDA tested other papayas imported from Mexico and isolated, in addition to the two outbreak strains, Salmonella Agona, Salmonella Gaminara, and Salmonella Senftenberg. [Full Article...]

UNSC adopts tougher sanctions on N Korea over missile launches

UNSC adopts tougher sanctions on N Korea over missile launches New joint ventures with the country are also prohibited, as are new investments in existing ventures, and more North Korean individuals and entities have been added to the preexisting United Nations sanctions blacklist, which freezes assets and travel. [Full Article...]


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