Medical

Annual flu vaccine campaign starts Wednesday

Yet only 53.1 per cent of hospital workers in Ontario got the shot last flu season. The flu is a contagious respiratory infection caused by the influenza virus that often comes on suddenly. Of course, the more people protected, the better protected the community. In Dubois County, the health department has administered roughly 1,400 flu vaccines, which Oeding says is on par with recent years. [Full Article...]

Locate area sex offenders ahead of Halloween

Locate area sex offenders ahead of Halloween Stearns County Chief Deputy Jon Lentz says sex offenders on probation or parole are not allowed to participate in Halloween. The information comes from the National Sex Offender Registry . "There are strict rules for sex offenders in order to make sure everyone stays safe", Sheriff Rick Staly said. State Bureau of Investigation records show there are 288 registered sex offenders in Alamance... [Full Article...]

USA snatches, charges suspect in 2012 Benghazi raid

USA snatches, charges suspect in 2012 Benghazi raid US forces captured al-Imam just before midnight local time Sunday in Misrata, on Libya's north coast, USA officials said. President Trump said in a statement Monday that although five years have passed since the fatal attack, "our memory is deep and our reach is long". [Full Article...]

Florida coach Jim McElwain asked to step down, accept smaller buyout

Florida coach Jim McElwain asked to step down, accept smaller buyout This parting-of-ways stems from McElwain's unsubstantiated claims of death threats to players and family earlier this week. A chaotic week in the Swamp was kicked off on Monday when Gators head coach Jim McElwain referenced unspecified death threats made to those within and surrounding the Florida Gators program. [Full Article...]

ACC Week 9 College Football Awards

ACC Week 9 College Football Awards Who knows what they were on Friday night when they crept into town with a 2-4 record, a three game losing streak in Tallahassee and staggered out of town with a 2-5 record following a a 35-3 pounding by a Boston College team that played better, was coached better and now must be considered one of the hotter teams in the ACC with a three game winning streak which has put the Eagles a game above.5... [Full Article...]

Israeli gold medalist goes solo on anthem

Tal grabbed gold medal for his country in the men's under-66 kilogram category at the Judo Grand-Slam in Abu Dhabi. Around 18 predominately Islamic countries in the Arab League do not recognize the State of Israel. The incident resembled an event that occurred during the 2016 Summer Olympics, when an Egyptian judoka refused to shake the hands of his Israeli opponent after being defeated. [Full Article...]

2point0 (2.0) Audio Launch Today in Dubai

2point0 (2.0) Audio Launch Today in Dubai There are a lot of expectations pinned on director Shankar's film starring superstar Rajinikanth . Amy Jackson and Akshay Kumar will also be there. Speaking at the event, Latha said: "It's a very big moment for me". Akshay Kumar's first collaboration with the Thalaivar is a point of interest for movie buffs while fans of the Bollywood Khiladi are waiting to witness him in 12 different... [Full Article...]

Afternoon cardiac surgeries result in better health outcomes

Afternoon cardiac surgeries result in better health outcomes Our internal clock - also known as circadian rhythm - drives large changes in the way the body works. Undergoing heart surgery in the afternoon may be far safer than in the morning because it synchs up with the body's circadian rhythm, a new study suggests. [Full Article...]

Western Digital Corporation (WDC) Lifted to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Western Digital Corporation (WDC) Lifted to Hold at Zacks Investment Research About 8,028 shares traded. (NYSE:JPM) has risen 33.74% since October 27, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.30% the S&P500. Western Digital beat analysts' estimates for revenue and profit in the first quarter as it benefited from strong demand for its memory chips from smartphone makers and data center operators as well as higher prices. [Full Article...]

Leader of banned neo-Nazi group appears in United Kingdom court

Leader of banned neo-Nazi group appears in United Kingdom court Lythgoe, of Warrington, will appear at Westminster Magistrates Court on Friday, alongside another 22-year-old who can not be named. They will appear at Westminster Magistrates' Court tomorrow. The UK government banned National Action a year ago, describing it as a "virulently racist, anti-Semitic and homophobic" neo-Nazi group. National Action was the first extreme right-wing group to be prosc... [Full Article...]

National Football League trade deadline: Bills send DT Marcell Dareus to Jaguars

National Football League trade deadline: Bills send DT Marcell Dareus to Jaguars In return for Dareus, the Jaguars are sending a 2018 sixth-round pick to Buffalo that reportedly could become a fifth-round pick based on how Dareus performs with the Jaguars. In 2015, the two-time Pro-Bowler was awarded with a six year, $96.5 million dollar extension with more than $60 million in guaranteed money. In May of 2014, he was arrested in his native Alabama for possession of a control... [Full Article...]

Kerala Love Jihad Case

Kerala Love Jihad Case Justice Raveendran was appointed by the Supreme Court to monitor the NIA probe to ascertain whether Hadiya's marriage could be considered as a case of "love jihad". Hadiya, a 25-year-old homeopathic doctor had converted to Islam last year after her marriage with Shafin Jahan. On October 3, the apex had said prima facie it was of the view that the father can't hold custody of his 24-year-old gi... [Full Article...]

Teal pumpkins used to mark houses with allergy-free treats

Teal pumpkins used to mark houses with allergy-free treats The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that the prevalence of allergies caused by food in children has augmented by over 50% since 1997. This child, in particular, has a food allergy to peanuts, tree nuts, and soy. Trick-or-treating on Halloween is no exception. With childhood obesity rates between 19.2% and 37.7% depending on the state, it would be beneficial to our society to mo... [Full Article...]

England call up Sam Simmonds, ignore James Haskell, Marland Yarde

England call up Sam Simmonds, ignore James Haskell, Marland Yarde Explaining his omission, Jones said: 'He's just not playing well enough, but he's smart enough to know that. "He's been a great servant to English rugby and I'm sure he can regain his form". Nathan Hughes was named in the squad despite being banned for two weeks for his unsafe tackle on Harlequins fly-half Marcus Smith, and while he will be available for the opening internationals against Argentin... [Full Article...]

Touching Viral Video Shows Nurse Singing To Cancer Patient

Touching Viral Video Shows Nurse Singing To Cancer Patient Smith's daughter, Megan, shared a touching and emotional video on Facebook of the nurse holding her mother's hand and singing her a song. In a Facebook post she wrote, "she would sing this to Margaret whenever Margaret asked her". 'God bless you Olivia! I hope the angels know what they have. Her wish was to play that song at her funeral. Olivia would talk and sing to Margaret in the weeks le... [Full Article...]

Sonia Gandhi admitted to Ganga Ram with stomach upset

Sonia Gandhi admitted to Ganga Ram with stomach upset When her health condition deteriorated she was in Shimla on a break. Meanwhile, Rajasthan Congress veteran, Ashok Gehlot has conveyed his regards to Ms Gandhi in a tweet and said, "Wishing Congress President Smt Sonia GandhiJi a speedy recovery n good health". [Full Article...]

Marijuana users have more sex

Marijuana users have more sex Michael Eisenberg , an assistant professor of urology at Stanford University, told CNN that he saw a lot of patients who were struggling with impotency , and they often asked him if they should smoke less marijuana. The researchers examined a four-week period in respondents' sex lives, asking them how often they had heterosexual sex and how many times they had smoked weed over the course of a y... [Full Article...]

Huge breakthrough could change medicine forever

No molecular scissors required. Gaudelli started with an enzyme called TadA that's able to convert adenine to a molecule called inosine (which cells treat as guanine), but in transfer RNA rather than in DNA. Such enzymes chemically convert adenine to inosine (I), which the cell interprets as G. Such RNA editing happens frequently in octopuses and other cephalopods and sometimes in humans ( S... [Full Article...]

Six Nigerian soldiers feared dead in Boko Haram ambush

Six Nigerian soldiers feared dead in Boko Haram ambush Meanwhile, following intense bombing of Boko Haram locations in the North-east by the Nigerian Air Force (NAF), indications emerged yesterday that the wife of Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, Mallama Fitdasi, might have been killed by air strikes. [Full Article...]

CDC recommends new shingles vaccine

In people who receive just one shot, the vaccine is less effective. The Centres for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) voted by a slim margin - eight to seven - in favour of GSK's vaccine, which was approved in the United States earlier this month and is a key component of the company's commercial strategy in the next few years with sal... [Full Article...]


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