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United States cancer death rates are dropping

United States cancer death rates are dropping 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. [Full Article...]

Hospital Reports A Growing Trend of Men Whitening Their Privates

Hospital Reports A Growing Trend of Men Whitening Their Privates In the unusual procedure, Lelux Hospital in Bangkok uses a laser to whiten the private area. The whitening service costs around £480 for five sessions. And others thought the scenario was hilarious. Check out what everyone is getting THIS summer. Critics say that colorism allows lighter-skinned black actors to get roles over darker-skinned actors. [Full Article...]

1 dead, dozens get sick after E. coli outbreak in romaine lettuce

People should stay away from romaine lettuce until USA and Canadian health officials get to the bottom of an outbreak of E. coli infections, Consumer Reports says. "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 FDA should follow the lead of the Canadian government and immediately warn the public ... [Full Article...]

Drinking alcohol can cause cancer by damaging DNA, finds study

Drinking alcohol can cause cancer by damaging DNA, finds study Now, using genetically engineered mice that lack key genes for aldehyde removal and DNA fix, Juan Garaycoechea from KJ's group, in collaboration with Mike Stratton's group at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, has found that aldehydes damage DNA in the crucial stem cells that produce blood. [Full Article...]

Addictive gaming to be recognised as disease

Addictive gaming to be recognised as disease Some experts disagree with labeling this addiction as a disorder. World Health Organization was entrusted with the ICD at its creation in 1948 and published the 6th version, ICD-6, that incorporated morbidity for the first time. " The World Health Organization knows that common sense and objective research prove video games are not addictive ". "We strongly encourage the World Health Organizat... [Full Article...]

Recent E. Coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce

In the last seven weeks, multiple people from various states and in Canada have fallen ill due to a risky strain of E. coli bacteria. The Government of Canada has issued a warning from the Public Health Agency of Canada to its citizens to steer clear from eating romaine lettuce that could be infected after they reported 41 cases of illness. [Full Article...]

Officials report 7 more flu deaths in NC; 20 for the season

Officials report 7 more flu deaths in NC; 20 for the season Mary Beth Saunders, Lee Health's medical director for epidemiology, said". Most pharmacies in the U.S. offer FDA approved flu vaccines . Marten said. The last week in December saw 220 confirmed cases of influenza A across the commonwealth - a 44 percent increase - bringing the flu season total to 502, according to the state Department of Public Health. [Full Article...]

California mom gives birth to twins in different years

California mom gives birth to twins in different years While Joaquin gets bragging writes for being older than his sister, Aitana was also the first baby born in Kern County in 2018. The parents say the babies were about a month early. While the duo will share everything for life including genes, their date as well as year of birth will remain different. The timing of the birth cam as an extra surprise, as the twins weren't due for another three... [Full Article...]

Big earnings continue as Tiger Zinda Hai collects over Rs270 crore

Big earnings continue as Tiger Zinda Hai collects over Rs270 crore Superstar Salman Khan starrer Tiger Zinda Hai is doing wonderful business at the box office. The movie is the sequel of Salman's earlier film Ek Tha Tiger movie released in 2012. Tiger (Salman) and Zoya (Katrina) pair looks wonderful on the screen. Here's a detailed report of Tiger Zinda Hai's box office performance. He has two films crossing Rs 300-crore as Sultan had collected Rs 30... [Full Article...]

USA envoy calls for emergency United Nations session on Iran

USA envoy calls for emergency United Nations session on Iran We applaud the tremendous courage of the Iranian people. She said the missile "might as well have had "Made in Iran" stickers" on it, adding that Iran was violating United Nations resolutions. "The United States supports the Iranian people and calls on the regime to respect its citizens' basic rights to peacefully express their desire for change", White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders told rep... [Full Article...]

Bride battling breast cancer dies 18 hours after exchanging vows

Bride battling breast cancer dies 18 hours after exchanging vows But Lindsay managed to put the dress on and made it to the hospital's chapel, where she and Mosher exchanged vows. She's getting to shout from the rooftops that she loves Dave and is able to say, 'I'm his wife.' The two became close friends after meeting in the same swinging dance group four years ago. [Full Article...]

Type 2 diabetes drug could be key to Alzheimer's disease treatment

Type 2 diabetes drug could be key to Alzheimer's disease treatment A drug developed for diabetes could be used to treat Alzheimer's after scientists found it "significantly reversed memory loss " in mice through a triple method of action. While a clear correlation remains to be discovered, the researchers did notice that elderly people suffering from insulin immunity are also likely to become diagnosed with Alzheimer's. [Full Article...]

Rain washes out 2nd T20I between New Zealand and West Indies

Rain washes out 2nd T20I between New Zealand and West Indies New Zealand were wary of Chris Gayle coming into form in the second T20 as they eyed a series sweep against the West Indies . The third T20, and the final match of the West Indies' tour, is at the same venue on Wednesday night. Munro also owns the fastest New Zealand T20 half-century, an unbeaten effort off 14 balls batting at No.3 against Sri Lanka at Eden Park two years ago. [Full Article...]

Using marijuana in pregnancy? Not a good idea

Using marijuana in pregnancy? Not a good idea This trend mirrors what's going on in society at large: In just the last few years, regulations and attitudes toward marijuana have undergone a seismic transformation. As Volkow points out, THC, which can make its way past a woman's placenta, does interact with the human body's brain development, and it's not a great idea to introduce it in utero. [Full Article...]

Messages of support and mourning follow death of activist Erica Garner

Messages of support and mourning follow death of activist Erica Garner She showed the world conviction and dedication as she turned personal tragedy into a mission of activism these last four years", Councilwoman Debi Rose said. Thousands of people sent her well-wishes over the past week, including U.S. politicians, artists, civil rights activists and others. - officialERICA GARNER (@es_snipes) December 30, 2017de Blasio. [Full Article...]

Kohli feels India have the bowling to win in South Africa

Kohli feels India have the bowling to win in South Africa With South Africa's batsmen all at sea against Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja, the art of fast bowling was nearly non-existent for India throughout that series as they turned to spin from the get-go. While a lot of focus will be on the two batsmen in the upcoming series, there are quite a few in-form players who are expected to steal the limelight. [Full Article...]

Presidency Explains Names Of Dead Persons On Board Appointments

Presidency Explains Names Of Dead Persons On Board Appointments Subsequently, he revealed, the names were submitted to the then SGF, Babachir Lawal. "However, complaint arose from some governors who felt they were not carried along in the process". Another was Donald Ugbaja, the late Deputy Inspector General of Police. Also, the President appointed Rev Christopher Utov as a Member of Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research. [Full Article...]

Mourning CHP Officers Conduct DUI Checkpoint in East Bay

Mourning CHP Officers Conduct DUI Checkpoint in East Bay These officers have undergone 50 hours of regular DUI training, 16 hours of the aforementioned advanced training and an additional 100 hours of classroom and field training to form an opinion on which type of drug may be in a driver's system, according to CHP Sgt. [Full Article...]

Residents urged to get flu shots as cases double since 2016

Residents urged to get flu shots as cases double since 2016 While seasonal influenza viruses can be detected year-round in the United States, they are most common during the fall and winter, according to the CDC . Flu season officially begins in October but this year's particularly unsafe strain, H3N2, has come relatively early and the season has probably not reached its peak yet. [Full Article...]

White House Fires Entirety of HIV/AIDs Advisory Council Via FedEx

White House Fires Entirety of HIV/AIDs Advisory Council Via FedEx Cecilia Chung, an Obama-era appointee who left voluntarily after her term expired earlier this year, echoed these concerns. Prominent activists in the LGBTQ community have been critical of the Trump administration's positions towards the issue of HIV and AIDS and say these terminations are an example of the Trump White House's policies. [Full Article...]


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