Health Care

'Nightmare bacteria' found over 200 times in USA previous year

'Nightmare bacteria' found over 200 times in USA previous year Antibiotic resistance can spread from people with or without symptoms of infection, between hospitals and health care facilities , and even between germs themselves. "We need to do more and we need to do it faster and earlier with each new antibiotic resistance threat", Dr. Schuchat urged healthcare providers and public health officials. [Full Article...]

Malayalam actor Kollam Ajith passes away at 56

Malayalam actor Kollam Ajith passes away at 56 Kollam Ajith was a renowned name of Malayalam film industry as he had worked in around 500 films. The 56-year-old actor was admitted to the hospital 10 days ago following health issues. He is survived by his wife, a daughter and son. Actor Mohanlal was among the first few to pay homage to the actor. "Ajith had done notable villain roles in the 90's in Malayalam cinema". [Full Article...]

Hair-Raising Facts to Know - Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG)

The counter witnessed a trading volume of 1.39 million shares versus an average volume of 0.72 million shares during last trading session. Volume is the number of shares or agreement traded in a security or a whole market during a given period. [Full Article...]

Congress to release 35 separate manifestos, says M Veerappa Moily

Congress to release 35 separate manifestos, says M Veerappa Moily On the other hand, BJP is in power in 15 states while its allies are chief ministers in seven states, Prasad said. BJP's Karnataka unit hit out at Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Wednesday for campaigning with a lemon in hand and challenged his atheist/ secular/ anti-superstition credentials. [Full Article...]

Eat up! Study finds pasta can aid weight loss

Eat up! Study finds pasta can aid weight loss More research needs to be conducted as to whether the effect would be seen when combined with a different type of diet, but for now, we'll enjoy our bolognese in peace. Low-GI diet means low glycemic, which defines the food that has a low glycemic index release sugar slowly into the bloodstream. Researchers assessed 30 randomized control trials with almost 2,500 participants who followed what wa... [Full Article...]

One killed in Moscow shopping mall fire

One killed in Moscow shopping mall fire According to multiple reports, the blaze began in a stockroom on the third floor, before spreading to the roof of the building. RIA News reported three suffered rescuers. "There are injured - visitors are being evacuated by the rescue ladder". The news comes just days after dozens lost their lives in a horror blaze at another Russian shopping centre . [Full Article...]

New Bedford Woman Arrested for Drunk Driving, Resisting Arrest

New Bedford Woman Arrested for Drunk Driving, Resisting Arrest Police interviewed the women and determined that Banks had been driving and struck at least two parked vehicles; and the women switched places and Green struck at least two more vehicles, Cruz said. When she was arrested in a state, she would just not show up in court unless she was held in custody. The release also said Schleicher had three outstanding warrants from Nebraska, Idaho and Oregon. [Full Article...]

Air NZ pulls plug on alliance with Virgin Australia

Air NZ pulls plug on alliance with Virgin Australia Virgin said it would now look to compete vigorously in the trans-Tasman market and possibly within New Zealand using its budget operation Tigerair. Virgin Australia said the change will not have any immediate effect on travel bookings, with both airlines to work through arrangements on codesharing, flight schedules, frequent flyer points and other affected areas. [Full Article...]

'Zombie raccoons' are attacking people in Ohio

'Zombie raccoons' are attacking people in Ohio Although raccoons are typically nocturnal animals, many of these incidents occurred in broad daylight. Through the door, the man saw the raccoon standing on its hind legs, baring its sharp teeth, then falling over backwards into "almost a comatose condition". [Full Article...]

Lax Delhi government lost Rs 67 crore: CAG

Lax Delhi government lost Rs 67 crore: CAG Report advised the GNCTD to take effective steps in the administration of terms and conditions of land lease allotment to the MCD as it resulted in non-recovery of Rs 66.98 crore consisting of down payment of Rs 51.03 crore towards cost of land and annual ground rent of Rs 15.95 crore (May 2005 to October 2017) which remain in arrears for eight years from North Delhi Municipal Corporation. [Full Article...]

Legal marijuana could help offset USA opioid crisis

Legal marijuana could help offset USA opioid crisis Opioid prescriptions may decline when states legalise marijuana, two USA studies suggest. The study of Medicaid patients examined the association between opioid prescribing rates and state marijuana laws implemented from 2011 to 2016. [Full Article...]

'It's real', say police as burglary e-fit goes viral

By 6pm it had had been retweeted 3,000 times and attracted nearly 800 comments. The sketch also drew comparisons to aliens from the Men in Black franchise, large-mouthed cartoon characters and the Goombas from the 1993 Super Mario Bros . [Full Article...]

Huntington Beach Joins Revolt, to Sue CA over 'Sanctuary State' Law

Huntington Beach Joins Revolt, to Sue CA over 'Sanctuary State' Law And earlier this week, Huntington Beach City Council moved to sue the state over the law. (Just ask Napoleon or the Nazis.) That's the situation that California Governor Jerry Brown and the state legislature find themselves in at the moment. [Full Article...]

California Eyes Lethal-Force Law After Police Shooting

California Eyes Lethal-Force Law After Police Shooting Sacramento Police officers responding to calls of vehicle vandalism approached Clark in his grandmother's backyard and shot him eight times. The following day, investigators confirmed Clark wasn't armed and was in fact holding his cellphone when he was shot and killed. [Full Article...]

FDA orders recall of salmonella-tainted herbal supplement

FDA orders recall of salmonella-tainted herbal supplement But the company refused to allow FDA inspectors to access the company's records or discuss the contamination issue, according to an agency statement . Salmonella is a bacterial infection caused by exposure to contaminated food or water that typically causes diarrhea and abdominal pain lasting up to a week. [Full Article...]

Flu season continuing its decline — CDC

Flu season continuing its decline — CDC For starters: yet another drop was seen in doctor visits, and less severe strains of influenza are becoming ever more dominant. "Illness associated with influenza B can be just as severe as illness associated with influenza A", said the district's health officer, Bob Lutz. [Full Article...]

'Nightmare bacteria' are trying to spread in the US, CDC says

'Nightmare bacteria' are trying to spread in the US, CDC says The CDC's National Healthcare Safety Network was successful in isolating the infected patients in the cases identified past year, official said, though not all of them survived. Moreover, the CDC stresses that "stopping new resistance from developing is not now possible". These 221 cases, found in 27 different states, are among the weirdest, rarest examples of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. [Full Article...]

Firefighters Respond to House Fire After Knock at Fire Station Window

Firefighters Respond to House Fire After Knock at Fire Station Window This is the same apartment complex where a man died in another fire last month. At 8:43 a.m., the Presque Isle Fire Department was dispatched to 59 Chapman Road. Wallin said it took at least 15 minutes to knock down the fire. "There was exposure problems, we were anxious about it spreading to the house but the guys got it contained in time to prevent any damage", said Null. [Full Article...]

Dems question Grindr over sharing of users' HIV status

Dems question Grindr over sharing of users' HIV status But the company also said it was being unfairly targeted. San Francisco Supervisor Jeff Sheehy, a longtime LGBT advocate and the first HIV-positive supervisor in the city's history, told ABC-7 News that he found Grindr's information sharing "very disturbing and possibly sinister". [Full Article...]

Marijuana Significantly Reduce Opioid Prescriptions, Deaths

Marijuana Significantly Reduce Opioid Prescriptions, Deaths Still, the researchers said medical marijuana stores - commonly called dispensaries - decreased opioid prescriptions by 3.7 million doses a day. Of the four states studied that have legalized marijuana for recreational use, three had significantly lower opioid prescribing rates during that same time period, the study found . [Full Article...]


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