Medical

Charles and Camilla welcomed to Brisbane

Charles and Camilla welcomed to Brisbane After entering Old Government House, the royals and the Cosgroves exchanged some quiet, warm pleasantries, and Camilla smiled at the United Kingdom and Australian media contingent as she realised she had been left holding her umbrella. The 69-year-old future king and the 70-year-old Duchess of Cornwall, looked cheerful as they stepped off the Royal Australian Air Force plane on to a wet and bluste... [Full Article...]

Presumed Dead After US Marine Helicopter Crash In California

Presumed Dead After US Marine Helicopter Crash In California Marine officials are also reportedly withholding the name of the crew's squadron and the base from which it flew, and are promising more information over the next few hours. The helicopter was taking part in a routine training drill when the pilot had to make an emergency landing, 300 meters away from a house outside the USA military's Northern Training Area. [Full Article...]

Things to Know About the Flu Season This Spring

Things to Know About the Flu Season This Spring And, as health officials predicted, cases of less severe influenza B infections continue to be more common than cases of more severe influenza A infections. How does the vaccine work? "Influenza B can still make you sick". "This year we have made the flu jab clinics as assessable to staff as possible with having pop up clinics, impromptu visits and using social media to promote the date... [Full Article...]

Prep Roundup: Findlay boys tennis falls in season opener

Prep Roundup: Findlay boys tennis falls in season opener The Blackbirds swept Spaulding to open the season in Rochester. Dr Everton Walters, principal of the reigning ISSA/GraceKennedy Girls Athletics Champions Edwin Allen High School, said star sprinter Kevona Davis has the necessary qualities to become the captain of the school's track and field team next year. [Full Article...]

Relationship between legal cannabis and opioid prescribing examined

Opioid prescriptions may decline when states legalise marijuana, two USA studies suggest. While, Medicaid enrollees filled almost 40 fewer opioid prescriptions per 1,000 people each year after cannabis became accessible. This week, Chris Masey, vice chair for the Texas Health and Human Services Commission's Policy Council for Children and Families, said Texas should make more patients eligib... [Full Article...]

Four educational institutions of Odisha among country's top 100

Four educational institutions of Odisha among country's top 100 For the first time medical, architecture and law colleges were also ranked by the HRD ministry . The ranking has placed Siksha "O" Anusandhan University, Bhubaneswar, at 38th position, National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, at 42nd place, Indian Institute of Technology, Bhubaneswar, at 51st spot and Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology, Bhubaneswar, at 65th position in the overall ... [Full Article...]

Unusual forms of 'nightmare' antibiotic-resistant bacteria detected in 27 states

Unusual forms of 'nightmare' antibiotic-resistant bacteria detected in 27 states During followup screening, almost one in every 10 contacts also tested positive, "meaning the unusual resistance had spread to other patients and could have continued spreading if left undetected", Schuchat said. In Tennessee, public health authorities discovered an uncommon resistance bacterium in a client who had actually been dealt with outside the United States. [Full Article...]

Grindr defends HIV-related data sharing

Grindr defends HIV-related data sharing Grindr also shares its users' precise GPS position, "tribe" (meaning what gay subculture they identify with), sexuality, relationship status, ethnicity, and phone ID to other third-party advertising companies. On Monday, Grindr chief technology officer Scott Chen defended the share of data as "industry standard practices". "I really thought that Grindr cared about the gay community, and was ... [Full Article...]

LifeNet marks donate life month

LifeNet marks donate life month Usually, when people are in need of an organ, they have to register themselves with Zonal Transplant Coordination Centre (ZTCC) which takes a lot of time and is a very hard process. Yet the number of people in need of transplants continues to outpace the number of organs donated. "Might as well give it to someone who needs it". [Full Article...]

U.S. to sue California over law trying to curb federal land sales

U.S. to sue California over law trying to curb federal land sales The law went into effect January 1. Sessions is correct: state legislatures do not control national public lands. Benjamin Allen, the state senator who was the lead sponsor of the land use bill, pushed for the legislation after former Representative Jason Chaffetz, Republican of Utah, proposed that the Interior Department sell or dispose of more than three million acres of public land. [Full Article...]

Gas Prices in Lincoln are Up

Gas Prices in Lincoln are Up Gas prices are still climbing in Southwestern Oregon with some pumps charging $3 or more per gallon, the highest prices statewide in almost 1,000 days. "Gas prices are going up across the country as the market continues to purge winter-blend gasoline to make room for summer storage", said Lloyd Albert, AAA Northeast senior vice president of public and government affairs. [Full Article...]

Parkland teens mock-and criticize-their new clear backpacks

Parkland teens mock-and criticize-their new clear backpacks The see-through backpacks are now the only type of school bags students are allowed to carry on the site and many students, some of whom have become leaders in the nationwide effort to achieve gun control reform, are not impressed with the policy. [Full Article...]

Less Restrictive Marijuana Laws Linked To Reduced Opioid Prescriptions

Less Restrictive Marijuana Laws Linked To Reduced Opioid Prescriptions A study published in October in the American Journal of Public Health pointed to a drop in opiate overdose deaths in Colorado after marijuana was legalized in 2014. The latest studies suggest that such a painkiller already exists - it is called marijuana, and it is legal for medical use in 29 states and for recreational use in nine states plus D.C. [Full Article...]

Grindr Is Sharing The HIV Status Of Its Users With Other Companies

Grindr Is Sharing The HIV Status Of Its Users With Other Companies Because the information is sent to the third party apps along with users' Global Positioning System data, phone ID and email , it could be used by anyone with access to the data -including hackers or governments -to identify specific individuals, according to Antoine Pultier , a researcher at the Norwegian nonprofit SINTEF , which first identified the issue. [Full Article...]

Chinese Space Lab Burns Up in the Atmosphere

Chinese Space Lab Burns Up in the Atmosphere The Aerospace Corp. predicted re-entry seven hours either side of 0200 GMT Monday (10 p.m. Sunday EDT). Scientists monitoring the craft's disintegrating orbit had forecast the craft would mostly burn up and would pose only the slightest of risks to people . [Full Article...]

Parts Of West Virginia Under Winter Storm Watch

Parts Of West Virginia Under Winter Storm Watch The city's Emergency Management Department also issued a travel advisory for Monday cautioning commuters about slippery roads, and asking vehicles to drive slowly. Locally over 6 inches are expected in the region. Eight central Minnesota counties, including Anoka and Washington counties have been placed under winter weather advisory. [Full Article...]

Death of an Individual Who Used Synthetic Cannabinoids

Death of an Individual Who Used Synthetic Cannabinoids Nine people have tested positive for a lethal anticoagulant used in rat poison. The department didn't provide additional information about the two deaths, citing confidentiality. One study of a synthetic cannabinoid found that it was 85 times as potent as tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, the mind-altering chemical in marijuana. [Full Article...]

Kejriwal & Co send apology letters to Arun Jaitley — All AAPologies

Kejriwal & Co send apology letters to Arun Jaitley — All AAPologies Jaitley had filed criminal and civil defamation cases against Kejriwal and his associates stating that the said allegations had damaged his reputation. Apart from Kejriwal, other APP leaders also had accused Jaitley of being indulged in financial irregularities between 2000 and 2013. Arvind Kejriwal had accused Arun Jaitley of corruption during his 13-year tenure as the DDCA president . [Full Article...]

Move over Tide Pods: 'Condom snorting challenge' latest trend to go viral

Move over Tide Pods: 'Condom snorting challenge' latest trend to go viral Carol Cooper told United Kingdom news company The Sun . Some are positive, such as those that aim to raise awareness about an important cause; some are benign, like viral makeup trends; and some are risky, like the new " condom snorting challenge ". [Full Article...]

Qutub Minar turns blue on World Autism Awareness Day

Qutub Minar turns blue on World Autism Awareness Day The eleventh annual World Autism Awareness Day is April 2, 2018 and this year the focus is on empowering women and girls with autism and involving them and various representative communities in policy and decision making to address these challenges. [Full Article...]


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