Medical

Are games making you sick? World Health Organization to recognize "gaming disorder"

The draft which the World Health Organization is going to finalize will feature video game addiction as one of the newly added disorders and it will be the updated ICD-11 category version. People with the new gaming disorder also prioritize gaming over other important areas of their life, including family, career or education. If you think you're playing video games too much, you just might be... [Full Article...]

Kohli back to lead India for South Africa ODI series

Kohli back to lead India for South Africa ODI series Maharashtra batsman Jadhav, who is also a handy off-spinner is back after a hamstring injury ruled him out of the Sri Lanka ODIs. Regular skipper Virat Kohli as expected will lead the squad after missing out on the series against Sri Lanka due to his wedding commitments. [Full Article...]

North Korea Slams UN Sanctions As "Act Of War"

North Korea Slams UN Sanctions As The North Korean state news agency KCNA reported a statement from the foreign ministry that said the USA had come to fear its nuclear force and had become "more and more frenzied in the moves to impose the harshest-ever sanctions and pressure on our country". [Full Article...]

Pregnant Khloe Kardashian Wishes She Could Drink This Christmas!

Pregnant Khloe Kardashian Wishes She Could Drink This Christmas! Khloe revealed she was expecting in an Instagram post, calling it her "greatest dream realised". "I love walking into her home at Christmas and seeing all the decorations". But fans already got to see a glimpse of her stomach after she uploaded a photo of herself wearing only a Calvin Klein sports bra and jogging trousers. [Full Article...]

Opioid overdoses reducing overall United States life expectancy

Opioid overdoses reducing overall United States life expectancy The CDC also reported that West Virginia continued to be the state with the highest drug overdose death rate followed by OH and New Hampshire. Disparities were also seen across gender lines. Anderson further said that drug overdose is a public health problem, which has to be addressed and the country needs to get a handle on it. In Medical Examiner District 12, which includes Manatee, Sarasota... [Full Article...]

1 body recovered, 36 feared dead in NCCC mall fire

1 body recovered, 36 feared dead in NCCC mall fire Sara Duterte-Carpio, mayor of the southern city Davao, on Sunday said firefighters told distraught relatives of the 36 trapped employees of a business outsourcing company on the top floor of the NCCC Mall that nobody could survive the extreme heat and thick black smoke. [Full Article...]

Doctor accused in 5 drug deaths free on bond; forfeits prescribing license

Doctor accused in 5 drug deaths free on bond; forfeits prescribing license Kraynak was one of three doctors in Northumberland County approved to prescribe medical marijuana. Kraynak is even charged in connection with the deaths of five of his patients. Those prescriptions were written for about 2,838 patients. U.S. Attorney David Freed said during that time period, Kraynak was the top prescriber of those opioids in the state. [Full Article...]

GOP Tax Bill Heads To Trump's Desk

GOP Tax Bill Heads To Trump's Desk Paul Ryan, R-Wis., listens at right. The $1.5 trillion tax package will bring generous tax cuts for corporations and the wealthiest Americans, while providing smaller cuts for middle- and low-income families. The GOP plan also includes a repeal of the health law's mandate that most Americans hold health insurance or pay a penalty. In addition, the biggest element of the tax bill benefitting th... [Full Article...]

'Go Ahead, Jail All Of Us,' PDP Dares Buhari

'Go Ahead, Jail All Of Us,' PDP Dares Buhari Secondus, who was in Ado Ekiti on a visit to the state, described the All Progressives Congress (APC ) as "a broken government and a party which has failed the entire citizens of Nigeria". As we speak, the constitution of APC requires them to hold convention every two years but they have not done so. "They are so unsettled that PDP is progressing". [Full Article...]

Man says he'll 'do whatever it takes to be with Katy Perry'

Man says he'll 'do whatever it takes to be with Katy Perry' He was arrested late Wednesday night after going into a restricted area at the American Airlines Arena where Perry was performing and "attempted to rush toward the stage", The Miami Herald reported - quoting from a Miami police arrest document. [Full Article...]

London orchestra releases conductor from duties

London orchestra releases conductor from duties London's Royal Philharmonic Orchestra on Friday became the latest symphony orchestra to distance itself from Charles Dutoit after four classical musicians accused the eminent conductor of sexual assault earlier this week. Five symphony orchestras, major announced that the maestro Charles Dutoit will retire from concerts. In a statement Thursday, the orchestra said it will end its relat... [Full Article...]

Sensex, Nifty end flat; M&M, Maruti Suzuki top losers

Sensex, Nifty end flat; M&M, Maruti Suzuki top losers Maruti, Bharti Airtel, HDFC, L&T, TCS, ONGC, Infoys, M&M, Yes Bank and RIL were among top gainers in the Sensex pack. Ahead of a long weekend, the key Indian equity indices closed at new highs after recording fresh levels on an intra-day basis riding on broadly positive global cues and healthy buying in IT, auto and capital goods stocks. [Full Article...]

International Olympic Committee releases curious 'independent' logo for Russian athletes

International Olympic Committee releases curious 'independent' logo for Russian athletes The uniforms can not consist of all three colours of the Russian flag, while the red and blue can not match the shade used in the flag - the International Olympic Committee suggests "that these are darker in colour". The raft of punishments have seen Russian Federation lose top spot in the Sochi medals table having been stripped of 13 of their original 33 medals for cheating, slipping down to fo... [Full Article...]

Eating tomatoes and apples could help keep lungs healthy

Eating tomatoes and apples could help keep lungs healthy The findings raise the possibility that nutrients in these foods might help restore lung damage caused by smoking . The researchers discovered that adults that ate over 2 or more tomatoes or over 3 portions of fruit daily had slower damage to lung function when compared to people who ate under a tomato or a fruit portion daily. [Full Article...]

Arsenal Star: I Want To Stay

Arsenal Star: I Want To Stay Wilshere spoke his ambitions with the club this season saying; "I'm in a good place mentally at the minute". The England worldwide, who progressed through Arsenal's youth system and made his senior debut in 2008, has featured in 175 matches for Arsene Wenger's side over the last nine years. [Full Article...]

Dutch football club Ajax fires coach Keizer

Dutch football club Ajax fires coach Keizer The former Manchester United goalkeeper spoke on the issue: "From a sporting point of view, European elimination was the low point". Ajax sit second in the Dutch league, but exited the Champions League and Europa League in the preliminary rounds and lost on penalties to FC Twente in the Dutch Cup on Wednesday. [Full Article...]

'Truly remarkable': Trump's meddling barely slowed down Obamacare sign-ups at all

'Truly remarkable': Trump's meddling barely slowed down Obamacare sign-ups at all In addition to shortening the enrollment period, it reduced the advertising budget by 90 percent, eliminating television spots, which advocates said was the most effective way to get people to sign up. It's extremely unlikely that the total will equal last year's 12.2 million (and there's virtually zero chance of hitting the 12.7 million record hit two years ago), but 12 million could be feasible ... [Full Article...]

United States life expectancy drops, drugs deaths up

United States life expectancy drops, drugs deaths up The good news is that there are three things you can do to drastically reduce your risk of developing both: eat right, exercise and don't smoke. "Life expectancy is going up". The life expectancy dip in 2015 was blamed on drug deaths and an unusual upturn in the death rate for the nation's leading killer, heart disease. "Rates of mortality for Africans-Americans have risen after a fairly long pe... [Full Article...]

5th Person Dies in San Diego County's Flu Season

5th Person Dies in San Diego County's Flu Season Dr. Richard Roberts, head of the vaccine preventable disease programme at Public Health Wales, echoed what Dr. Owen said: "The nasal spray vaccine provides very effective protection for children against influenza and it works best if given before flu starts to circulate". [Full Article...]

Eating Green Leafy Vegetables May Prevent Memory Decline

Eating Green Leafy Vegetables May Prevent Memory Decline Over 10 years of follow-up, the rate of decline for those who ate the most leafy greens was slower by 0.05 standardised units per year than the rate for those who ate the least leafy greens. The researchers found the results persisted even after other factors, such as smoking , high blood pressure , and obesity, were taken into consideration. [Full Article...]


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