Health Care

Kozhikode schools, colleges to remain closed till June 12

Kozhikode schools, colleges to remain closed till June 12 Moreover, aforementioned institutions in Wayanad, Kannur, and Malappuram districts would remain closed till June 5, as opposed to the initial reopening on June 1. Two people, who died of this brain damaging illness, had undergone treatment at this hospital. Kozhikode District Collector, U V Jose, announced it after holding a review meeting with officials. [Full Article...]

5 dead, almost 200 sickened in romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak

Three more states have reported ill people - Arkansas, North Carolina and Oklahoma. - Four more deaths have been linked to a national food poisoning outbreak blamed on tainted lettuce, bringing the total to five. Symptoms can include bloody diarrhea, vomiting and severe stomach cramps. Numerous new cases were people who became ill two to three weeks ago, when contaminated lettuce was still b... [Full Article...]

53 per cent unsuccessful in attempts to quit smoking

53 per cent unsuccessful in attempts to quit smoking Smoking is known to kill more than seven million people across the world each year, including 890,000 from breathing in second-hand smoke. Mosli also points out that smoking is one of the leading causes pf premature death, with around 3,000 Albertans killed every year because of smoking-related illnesses. [Full Article...]

Melania Trump's attempt to quash speculation over public absence dramatically backfires

Melania Trump's attempt to quash speculation over public absence dramatically backfires Trump is not obligated to publicly disclose her health or what she does with her time , but first ladies have often been public about such matters. However, Grisham wouldn't say when the news media or the public will be able to see the first lady again. [Full Article...]

A weekend lie-in is a life-save

A weekend lie-in is a life-save What we should all really take away from this is one important fact: if you're short on sleep , get more however you can. Lead by Torbjörn Åkerstedt , professor at the Stress Research Institute at Stockholm University, the research team analysed information on health and sleeping habits gathered from 43,880 participants over the course of 13 years. [Full Article...]

After Kerala, Nipah virus suspected in Himachal Pradesh

After Kerala, Nipah virus suspected in Himachal Pradesh As quoted by the World Health Organization , the natural host of the virus are fruit bats of the Pteropodidae Family, Pteropus genus . Ordinary symptoms like fever and headache followed by drowsiness, weakness, lethargy and confusion occurs. [Full Article...]

Nipah kills one more in Kerala, toll touches 14

Nipah kills one more in Kerala, toll touches 14 A worldwide coalition set up a year prior to battle plagues has struck a $25 million manage two U.S. biotech organizations to quicken take a shot at an immunization against the cerebrum harming Nipah infection. That takes two days. On May 24, CEPI said it would grant up to $25 million over the next five years to U.S. pharma firms Profectus BioSciences and Emergent BioSolutions to advance the d... [Full Article...]

Mussels off the coast of Seattle test positive for opioids

Mussels off the coast of Seattle test positive for opioids Still, the discovery of opioid-positive shellfish in Puget Sound is a stark new milestone in the epidemic, showing that enough humans are hooked on these life-altering drugs for the trace chemicals they excrete to register in other species in our coastal waters. [Full Article...]

Ebola vaccinations begin in rural Congo on Monday: Ministry

Ebola vaccinations begin in rural Congo on Monday: Ministry The post Ebola patients flee hospital in DR Congo, says MSF appeared first on The Independent Uganda: . Now comes the challenge of determining who the patients may have come into contact with once they left the hospital in the city of more than 1 million people. [Full Article...]

Kanye West Spent $85000 On Infamous Whitney Houston Photo For Album Cover

Kanye West Spent $85000 On Infamous Whitney Houston Photo For Album Cover He said: 'One am my phone rings. He revealed that it was, indeed, Yeezy's idea, and he'd only changed the idea for the artwork just the night prior. The wait is over as Pusha-T has released his highly-anticipated, seven-track album DAYTONA . HuffPost has reached out to Houston's estate for a comment, as it's unclear whether West paid the National Enquirer or a family member to license the p... [Full Article...]

Weinstein to surrender in sexual misconduct probe

Weinstein to surrender in sexual misconduct probe The two officials said the criminal case involves allegations by Lucia Evans , a former actress who was among the first women to speak out about Weinstein. In Oct. 2017, after numerous actresses publicly detailed their encounters with Weinstein, Vance said that prosecutors in his office had felt the 2015 tape hadn't been enough evidence to charge Weinstein. [Full Article...]

Russia's VTB Bank says no longer lending to Deripaska

Russia's VTB Bank says no longer lending to Deripaska The head of Russia's second-largest banking group, VTB, has said that the bank has stopped providing new loans to tycoon Oleg Deripaska after the latest round of USA sanctions. The fall in sales and additional costs in rearranging the company's supply chain, "may". The sanctions have in effect locked the group out of the U.S. [Full Article...]

Battlefield 5 Release Date, First Details Revealed, No More Premium Pass

Battlefield 5 Release Date, First Details Revealed, No More Premium Pass But the next Battlefield happens on another frontline. The rivalry between Dice's Battlefield series and Activision's Call of Duty has been one of the most competitive in the gaming world ever and gamers seem to have enjoyed taking part in the fruit of this rivalry. [Full Article...]

R. Kelly is Being Sued for Sexual Battery

R. Kelly is Being Sued for Sexual Battery In the interview, which is one of several with R Kelly's alleged victims as part of a new BBC Three documentary, Faith claims that the singer forced her to perform oral sex and endure humiliating sexual encounters. She was 19 at the time and claims he "furnished alcoholic beverages" before getting her phone number. Time's Up has neglected to speak with any of the women who welcome R. [Full Article...]

Amazon CEO Bezos draws ACLU facial recognition device plea

Amazon CEO Bezos draws ACLU facial recognition device plea The sheriff's office of Washington County, Oregon, built a database of 300,000 mug shots of suspected criminals that officers could have Rekognition scan against footage of potential suspects in real-time. Local police and the federal government have a history of surveilling social movements ― most notably COINTELPRO, a civil rights era ploy on the part of the FBI to stifle progressive organizat... [Full Article...]

Five dead in Thoothukudi after Sterlite protests turn violent

Five dead in Thoothukudi after Sterlite protests turn violent Almost 5,000 people demanding closure of the Vedanta group-owned plant on Tuesday went on a rampage over pollution concerns, clashing with police, and setting vehicles and public property on fire. Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palanisamy immediately convened a high-level meeting with officials to discuss the violent protests and take stock of the situation at Thoothukudi. [Full Article...]

Ebola outbreak in Congo spreads to urban area

Ebola outbreak in Congo spreads to urban area The worst-ever Ebola outbreak started in December 2013 in southern Guinea before spreading to neighbouring west African countries Liberia and Sierra Leone, killing more than 11,300 people out of almost 29,000 registered cases. Ebola is lethal and highly contagious, which makes it hard to contain - especially in urban environments where people are mobile and come into more contact with others. [Full Article...]

Infinity War Post-Credit Scene SPOILER Online

Infinity War Post-Credit Scene SPOILER Online Post-Avengers 4, maybe the MCU will introduce newer characters and stories, making subsequent movies more accessible, but in the meantime... Avengers: Infinity War is in theatres now. " We're at the point now where we're blue-skying, what are the best stories to tell, and in that blue sky there are ideas that I think all of us get really excited to share with people". [Full Article...]

Congo: 'New Phase' of Ebola, Virus Enters Urban City Mbandaka

Congo: 'New Phase' of Ebola, Virus Enters Urban City Mbandaka The World Health Organisation, which is deploying vaccines to the country, previously expressed its concerns of the disease reaching the city of Mbandaka. Thousands of doses of an experimental Ebola vaccine arrived in Congo's capital this week, the health ministry said Wednesday. The worst-ever Ebola outbreak started in December 2013 in southern Guinea before spreading to neighbouring west A... [Full Article...]

World Health Organization calls for removal of trans fat in food supply by 2023

World Health Organization calls for removal of trans fat in food supply by 2023 Willett, who was an early voice in the fight against trans fats , further explains that the low cost of a full transition to much healthier fats when taken into account the enormous payoff of the move should make the idea a no-brainer. The guidelines, he said, will ensure the prompt, complete and sustained elimination of industrially produced trans fats from the food supply and will include recom... [Full Article...]


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