Medicine

by | October 10, 2017 | 06:23

The researchers discovered the effects after analysing mice who were at risk of heart disease . They found out that the arteries of those mice that they fed less potassium diet became harder. If the findings are reflected in humans, those at risk for heart disease may be prescribed potassium supplements to reduce vascular calcification.

by | October 10, 2017 | 02:45

Speaking on World Mental Health Day as she visited one of NHS24's call centres at Clydebank to meet staff, Mental Health Minister Maureen Watt said: "We want to provide a better first response to people seeking help, one that directs them to the best service to meet their needs".

by | October 10, 2017 | 02:37

NHS England has now published new guidelines to help Global Positioning System better identify the signs of anxiety and depression as well as a range of mental health problems, including those which specifically affect older people. Many previous studies have also shown how access to nature and green spaces can benefit health, with a 2015 study of U.S. adults findings that men in particular and those age 65 and above sleep better when they have access to nature, with better sleep linked to a ...

by | October 10, 2017 | 02:33

With Smith not having played T20s for Australia since last year's World T20 and the growing pressures of having to lead the national side across all formats, there are calls from some quarters to make this T20 transition permanent. Added to this is the discipline and control of the new-ball bowlers like Jasprit Bumrah and Bhuvneshwar Kumar . The reins of leading Australia have transferred to David Warner at a less-than-ideal moment.

by | October 09, 2017 | 21:40

Comparing HIV with other serious infectious diseases, member of the California State Senate - Scott Wiener said: "HIV should be treated like all other serious infectious diseases, and that's what SB 239 does". According to Wiener, modern medicines allow people living with HIV to live longer and healthier lives and nearly eliminates the possibility of transmission.

by | October 09, 2017 | 21:07

A news release from the department said getting the flu vaccine is the best way to protect yourself, your family and your community from the flu. "People whose immunity is lowered due to disease or treatment, such as steroid medication or cancer treatment are also at increased risk and should have the flu vaccine as soon as possible".

by | October 09, 2017 | 16:59

State police said Interstate 95 South has been reopened after being completely closed due to a serious accident Sunday morning. Remigio was rushed Portsmouth Hospital by emergency responders shortly after the accident occurred. Police say John Bamford, 63, of Wells, Maine rear-ended Ricci's 2013 C-300 Mercedes when he could not stop in time. Bamford and his passenger, Jaclyn Bamford, 61, were also taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

by | October 09, 2017 | 16:45

In the disturbing video which is said to be shot on September 24, the Nigerian national can be seen screaming and pleading for mercy but nobody came for his help. According to the report, he was barely conscious. People in the neighbourhood allegedly told the police that he was hurt when he fell down the stairs while trying to escape.

by | October 09, 2017 | 14:08

THE Ministry of Health and Medical Services will not be making any more public statements on the death of Australian nurse Kelly Clarke who died at the Lautoka Hospital last Friday after an unsuspected illness. After falling ill on Wednesday, Clarke was admitted to Lautoka Hospital . "She said over the phone she was scared she was going to die and I just told her I loved her, what else could I say?" A spokeswoman for The Children's Hospital at Westmead said Kelly-who worked as a ...

by | October 09, 2017 | 10:39

On November 11, 2016, the Supreme Court had ordered the suspension of all licences permitting the sale of fireworks, wholesale and retail, within the NCR till further orders. Advocate Gopal Shankarnarayanan who appeared for petitioner Arjun Gopal has contended that the ban on the use of firecrackers should be restored as the NCR had witnessed a huge rise in air pollution during and after Diwali a year ago.

by | October 09, 2017 | 09:52

While 11 people were sentenced to death, 20 were handed out life imprisonment. On February 27, 2002 , a date that would change the history of Gujarat forever, coach S-6 of the Sabarmati Express went up in flames, killing all 59 occupants, a lot of them " kar sevaks " returning from Ayodhya.

by | October 09, 2017 | 06:37

Chicago will face off Monday night against the Minnesota Vikings , where they will roll out rookie QB Mitchell Trubisky as the starter in place of Mike Glennon . Expect running back Tarik Cohen and tight-end Zach Miller to be targeted often by Trubisky. Their ground attack is ranked 12 in the NFL (117.5 yards per game), and Howard and Cohen will have a tough task ahead of them when trying to run between the teeth of Minnesota's run defense that is surrendering an average of 71.2 yards per ...

by | October 09, 2017 | 02:18

Tweet by Ricardo Rossello: Great initial conversation with @elonmusk tonight. Giant floating balloons could help deliver internet and cell service to storm-ravaged Puerto Rico. Loon balloons have already been successfully launched in Peru back in May , providing Internet connectivity in flood zones around Lima, Chimbote, and Piura.

by | October 09, 2017 | 01:27

She was my hero but I want to rest & not work as much as I have been doing for years. Last Thursday, Sarah spoke to Extra about the possibility of the third film in the future, to which she said: 'It's over.we're not doing it'. Earlier in the week, "Sex and the City" actor Willie Garson , who played Stanford Blatch in the show, shaded Cattrall and then some on Twitter .

by | October 08, 2017 | 17:54

The trailer is set to premiere during halftime of ESPN's Monday Night Football game between the Minnesota Vikings and the Chicago Bears , which kicks off at 5:15 p.m. To drum the the hype (as if people weren't already excited for this), Lucasfilm released a short tease earlier this morning of Rey undergoing some intense physical training with the aforementioned Skywalker family lightsaber.

by | October 08, 2017 | 10:23

Kristen Leigh O'Connor (left) and June Schweinhart (right), 28 and 29, overdosed on $60 worth of heroin on Thursday at Boynton Beach , Florida . Police said O'Connor and Schweinhart went to a parking garage Thursday to snort heroin in the company of the two babies. The infants were later turned over family members.

by | October 08, 2017 | 07:10

Meanwhile, South Carolina lost by seven points to Texas A&M as well (same as Arkansas ). "It was definitely a big step for us", center Alan Knott said. "I think that was the chippiness, the anger, even from a coach". Arkansas averaged just 2.8 a carry and only picked up 10 first downs through three quarters until SC essentially took out its first-team defense.

by | October 08, 2017 | 01:58

A pulsating match went down to the wire, with the lead repeatedly changing hands, but South Africa didn't quite have the nous to prevent New Zealand from wrapping up another Rugby Championship Grand Slam. "To do that you've got to play a good team ". The points were awarded after lengthy deliberations by the Television Match Official. It was a tight call and Garces and TMO Rowan Kitt from England reviewed the incident many times before awarding the try .

by | October 07, 2017 | 18:39

The DMRC was formed in 1995 with equal equity participation of the central government and the government of National Capital Territory of Delhi. Puri annexed DMRC's written response in the matter of fare hike to his letter to the Delhi Chief Minister.

by | October 07, 2017 | 16:43

Nate is predicted to strengthen into a Category 1 hurricane before making landfall in southeast Lousiana Saturday night or early Sunday , forecasters say. Nate is expected to become a hurricane on Saturday while moving across the central Gulf of Mexico. Landfall is likely to take place near New Orleans .

by | October 07, 2017 | 12:12

Public health officials say West Nile is transmitted to humans from the bite of an infected mosquito. In California 231 people have been reported ill from the West Nile virus this year, and 12 people have died. A human tested positive for West Nile at Canton-Potsdam Hospital in late August and an alpaca was found to have the disease in the town of Stockholm a couple weeks later.

by | October 07, 2017 | 11:15

The remake will be produced by Fox Star Studios and will begin shooting in the first half of next year. It tells the story of cancer patient Hazel (Played by Shailene Woodley) who falls for cancer survivor Augustus (played by Ansel Elgort).

by | October 07, 2017 | 09:19

Contradicting Suleiman's ridicule, Wood notes: "The Islamic State does not claim natural disasters". Paddock resided in Mesquite, Nevada, about 80 miles away from the hotel on the Las Vegas Strip where he opened fire on a crowd at the Route 91 Harvest music festival just after 10:00pm.

by | October 07, 2017 | 09:08

During a televised game, heart rates were equivalent to moderate physical stress. Heart rates increased by 75 percent while watching on TV, and 110 percent while watching in-person, they conclude. Either way, Khairy's final piece of advice is one that we hope everyone heeds: Sporting events have the potential to put stress on your heart, so if you experience any cardiac symptoms during a hockey game (or any sporting event, for that matter) don't wait for the period to be over to seek medical ...

by | October 07, 2017 | 08:28

But as Rebecca showed the curious pair how one escape room worked, police arrived and asked Rebecca's husband Jonathan Liaw, who was at the front desk, if two women without appointments had walked into the business. He said they had, according to CBC . Police soon issued a public warning, describing them as violent offenders with a history of weapons offences.

by | October 07, 2017 | 07:40

He called briefings and meetings and insisted that helping Puerto Ricans was a top priority. "We're going to work something out", he said . "I wouldn't take it word for word", Mulvaney said, when asked by CNN's Chris Cuomo whether Trump meant to "wipe out" Puerto Rico's debt.

by | October 07, 2017 | 04:35

Many analysts use price trends and patterns to predict future performance , and we can glean some important insights about CAPR by examining the chart. Its shares have trimmed -33.88% since hitting a peak level of $4.25 on October 02, 2017. Thanks to an increase of nearly 170.19% in the past one month, the stock price is now outperforming with 5.64% so far on the year - still in strong zone.

by | October 07, 2017 | 03:19

On Wednesday, October 4, MI mother Rebecca Bredow was sentenced to 7 days in jail for being in contempt of court after refusing to vaccinate her 9-year-old son nearly a year after being ordered to do so. Bredow , a Ferndale resident, told the judge that she takes "full responsibility" for her actions. This case has sparked the looming question whether this mother was truly cheated by the system or if she was, indeed, putting the life of her child in danger in a way that prompted the ...

by | October 07, 2017 | 01:56

Major insurer Cigna (NYSE: CI) - which is engaged in an effort to reduce abuse of prescription painkillers - announced Wednesday that it will effectively stop covering the cost of use of the opioid OxyContin by customers of its employer-based health plans beginning in January.

by | October 07, 2017 | 00:39

Also, ageing decreases the body's ability to have a good immune response after getting influenza vaccine. It's important to note that the shot won't stop you from getting the flu but it will lessen the severity of if it. Takieddine said. County public health centers have flu vaccine available for children and adults with no medical insurance. A high dose vaccine which has four times the antigens of the regular "low-dose" version is again being offered to seniors, 65 years and older, ...

by | October 07, 2017 | 00:17

The photo captions detail just how the harasser executed the harassment, be they stalking her for minutes on end, or yelling at her from a vehicle window. These men don't realize that what they're doing is wrong, and they don't see the selfies as documenting harassment. Jansma had this idea in her head for quite some time but after two men harassed her on a train, she thought of taking an action.

by | October 06, 2017 | 19:14

Those threats were reportedly unsubstantiated but a broader investigation has been launched by police. Worthington police say the student will be charged with felony possession of a deadly weapon in a school safety zone and misdemeanor charges of carrying a concealed weapon and inducing panic.

by | October 06, 2017 | 16:55

Since then the bump stock has come under scrutiny.Both the National Rifle Association , usually staunch opponents of gun restrictions and the Republican Party have signalled a willingness to crack down on the devices. But there were still some Republicans in Congress who made clear that they aren't interested in any change. Moriah Day, chair of the Kansas State Rifle Association's political action committee, said the state affiliate of the NRA was opposed to "any move to ban firearm ...

by | October 06, 2017 | 15:41

Lowcock said that he believed "a high level" United Nations team would be able to visit the area "in the next few days", without elaborating, repeating UN's demands for Myanmar to allow "unhindered (and) unfettered" access to the state. UN-led aid bodies have appealed for $434 million over six months to help up to 1.2 million people - including 300,000 Rohingyas already in Bangladesh before the latest crisis and 300,000 Bangladeshi villagers in so-called host communities.

by | October 06, 2017 | 14:34

A spokesman for NNPC on Thursday said the state oil company was awaiting written confirmation of the motion from the Senate. Furthermore, the Senate panel was mandated to investigate the policy introduced by the NNPC Trading Limited, a subsidiary of the corporation, among other issues.