Sunday, 24 September 2017
Latest news
Home » Medicine

Medicine

OECD revises world economic growth forecast upwards

perth_map

In a mid-term review of its twice-yearly global economic outlook, the organization of 35 mainly industrialized countries warned that "strong and sustained global growth is not yet secured". In India, the transitory effects of demonetisation and of the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax ( GST ) have led to a downward revision in growth projections, to 6.7 percent in 2017 and 7.2 percent in 2018. Read More »

Apple's Worthy iPhone 8 Models May Languish in X's Shadow

perth_map

Tim Cook was put on the spot about iPhone X pricing, with Apple's CEO questioned as to whether the new flagship smartphone was too costly for the typical American user. The iPhone X supports wireless charging based on Qi standard, and fast-charging technology. Coming in at $1,399, the iPhone X once again shows that the constant change in technology continually drives our need for upgrades and excess. Read More »

Former Connecticut Resident Riding Out Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico

perth_map

It said a hurricane warning is in effect for the United States and British Virgin Islands , Puerto Rico and parts of the Dominican Republic, the Turks and Caicos Islands and the Bahamas. Forecasters said the storm was packing winds of 250 kilometers per hour (155 miles per hour) and was expected to thrash the island , which is home to over 3.4 million people, for 12 to 24 hours. Read More »

India Calls Rohingya a Security Threat in Deportation Bid

perth_map

Mohammad Salimullah, one of the two Rohingya petitioners, said the authorities in New Delhi had always been helpful so he was hopeful the court would support the refugees. Meanwhile, the apex court refused a plea to issue a notice to the National Human Rights Commission, which openly backed Rohingya Muslims and said that it would argue against their deportation. Read More »

Narendra Modi Meets Suu Kyi, Discusses India-Myanmar Relations

perth_map

He added that it is important for both the nations to work together as they both share similar security concerns. India estimates almost 40,000 Rohingya Muslims have already made India their home over the last five years and has announced plans to deport the illegal immigrants back to Myanmar . Read More »

Republicans Hate Funding Disaster Relief… Until It Helps Their Own State

perth_map

Chris Christie's complaint, which he voiced earlier in the show, that Cruz misled the public about a Hurricane Sandy relief package in order to posture himself as a more conservative candidate in 2016. First, the GOP-controlled Congress cut the aid requested by former President Obama and the governors of Connecticut , New York and New Jersey , who had asked for a total of $83 billion to make their states whole again. Read More »

First cases of West Nile Virus for 2017 found in MI

perth_map

Since 2002, there have been 59 confirmed human cases of West Nile virus in Lake County, as well as two confirmed deaths, according to the health department. DRESS - Wear shoes, socks, long trousers and long-sleeved shirts that are loose fitting and light colored. Eliminate all sources of standing water on your property, including flowerpots, gutters, buckets, pool covers, bird baths, old auto tires, rain gutters and pet bowls. Read More »

Sandra Bullock donates $1 million for hurricane relief

perth_map

Are you aware that Bullock has been giving big donations to charity? ConocoPhillips has also "taken multiple actions to address employee needs and support their individual outreach efforts", including matching personal donations from employees and retirees. Read More »

Twitter Goes Crazy as West Indies Stun England to Win 2nd Test

perth_map

Instead it was Shai Hope who struck the winning runs with a legside flick for two off Chris Woakes. Joe Root had to bowl James Anderson and Stuart Broad far too much, first of all to try and get wickets and then to stem the flow of runs but Shai Hope was absolutely brilliant. Read More »

Security Tightened In Punjab Ahead Of Ram Rahim's Sentencing: Amarinder Singh

perth_map

His comments came after Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh chaired a high-level meeting to review the country's security situation, particularly in Haryana. He said he was speaking on the basis of information provided by Haryana, which was "hestitating in sharing information". Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh and Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar have urged people in the states to maintain peace. Read More »

Majority of American Public Concerned About Trump's Behavior

perth_map

Voters say that President Donald Trump's inconsistent condemnations of racism have not discouraged white supremacists, according to a survey released this week. The president's overall approval rating stands at 43 per cent، slightly higher than measurements in most other surveys. Just 38 per cent said they would choose a Republican. Read More »

Kushner stresses Trump's Mideast peace optimism but details scant

perth_map

In a recent speech at a rally in Tel Aviv, Netanyahu attacked the Oslo Accords, the interim Israeli-Palestinian agreement meant to facilitate a solution to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. "I think this is a sign of the great alliance between us and the great goals that guide us". Netanyahu said such a deal is "within our reach", and promised to work with the Trump administration "to advance peace, stability and security in our region". Read More »

Study ties vitamins to lung cancer

perth_map

Regular taking of vitamins B6 and B12 in high doses were found to be most affecting smokers, who were found to 3-4 times higher risk of getting lung cancer . Until more research is completed, there is no conclusive link between high doses of vitamin B and lung cancer . There were too few cases of lung cancer among never-smokers to crunch numbers to see if supplement use was linked to increased risk for them, too. Read More »

Johnson & Johnson to pay $417m in cancer lawsuit

perth_map

Johnson & Johnson spokeswoman Carol Goodrich said that the science "supports the safety" of the company's products. It has lost four out of five previous cases tried before juries in Missouri, leading to more than $300m in penalties. There have been several cases in the past as well where women have complained that they developed cancer after they used the firm's products to address concerns about vaginal odour and moisture. Read More »

Roger Goodell Close To Signing Extension Through 2024

perth_map

Goodell made almost $32 million in fiscal year 2015, according to the league's tax filing from that year, and has made $212.5 million in his first 10 years as commissioner. Goodell is a lame duck commissioner in the eyes of the players, but he is a gem in the eyes of the owners. The current collective bargaining agreement expires after the 2020 season. Read More »

KL apologises over flag blunder

perth_map

The creation of Malaysia when the British Empire was dismantled after the Second World War was bitterly opposed by Indonesia , itself then a new nation emerging from Dutch colonial rule and a short-lived Japanese occupation. "I am expressing my deep regret on this fault, which shows negligence and absent-mindedness", he said in a statement. But it was not the only incident, as a SEA Games booklet also mixed up Indonesia and Thailand's flags in a reprint of the medals table from 2011. Read More »

CBO: Deficit would spike, premiums would rise if Trump ends Obamacare subsidies

perth_map

Insurers have warned that without CSRs , they would likely have to dramatically raise premiums for 2018, well above their current planned increases . The agency expected most states would allow insurers to concentrate premium increases in silver plans, not bronze or gold, so nearly all people who do not qualify for subsidies would avoid silver plans. Read More »

London Travel Chaos as Train Derails

perth_map

Commuters have been advised to use alternative routes, while also being warned that other surrounding stations are bound to be " very busy ", and that queueing systems may be put in place. London Waterloo is undergoing three weeks improvement works to extend platforms and increase capacity, with the £800m works now scheduled to continue until August 28. Read More »

Femi Denies Knowledge of Who Pays Buhari's Medical Bills

perth_map

He said Buhari made it clear to the official that the man (Osinbajo) that was in charge of the country was in Abuja. He is a public official. In response Femi said, "I do not know who is paying", Mr. In his view, Bamgboye Adewunmi said " Buhari is our democratically elected president and as long as he is alive and has not committed a crime against the nation and the senate has not passed a vote of no confidence on him, calling for his resignation due to ill health is on called for". Read More »

FDA Reports That 5 People Have Died After Weight Loss Balloon Treatments

perth_map

The procedure, which is FDA-approved, involves inserting one or two silicone balloons into the stomach through the mouth and filling them with liquid until they are about the size of a grapefruit . According to NBC News , Apollo says it reported the deaths to the FDA itself. RECOMMENDATION: FDA continues to recommend that health care providers closely monitor patients treated with these devices for complications and that you report any adverse events related to intragastric balloon ... Read More »

Blue is the colour for depressed people's photo shares

perth_map

A little less than half of the participants had been diagnosed with depression within the past three years. Even the way depressed and healthy people chose to present their photos on Instagram was different. We all know that social media can have a negative effect on our mental health and self esteem - seeing endless ideal Instagram snaps of slim models with tanned limbs in exotic locations can often lead anxiety, self-worth and self-confidence issues. Read More »

Remains of 9/11 victim identified 16 years after terror attacks

perth_map

The family of the man have requested that they keep his name private and out of the public, a NY medical examiner's office said yesterday. Before this latest victim, the last time a new identification was made was in March 2015. The remains were very hard to analyse as they were affected by extreme factors such as heat from the jet fuel, and the chemicals involved in the resulting explosion and collapse of the buildings. Read More »

Can Moderate Drinking Prevent Diabetes? KDWN's Dr. Daliah Takes A Look

perth_map

The NHS advises that to keep health risks "low", men and women should drink no more than 14 units a week and, if we are consuming all of those units, to spread them over more than three days. The timing of those drinks also mattered. For both genders, seven glasses of wine a week lowered the risk of diabetes by 25% to 30% compared with having less than one glass. Read More »

Scientists genetically a modify human embryo for the first time

perth_map

In a first in the U.S., scientists using the " CRISPR " genome-editing technique , have successfully corrected the DNA in human embryos that carried inherited diseases. And in December 2015 Scientists and ethicists held and an worldwide meeting held at the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) in Washington. "I don't think it's the start of clinical trials yet, but it does take it further than anyone has before", a scientist familiar with the project was quoted as saying. Read More »

E-cigarettes help smokers quit

perth_map

E-cigarette users were identified from the most recent survey, while smoking quit rates were obtained from those who had reported smoking cigarettes 12 months before the survey. A link was found between the use of the electronic devices by those who have never tried smoking and their first experimentation with cigarettes in the following year. Read More »

Myanmar's AIDS-related deaths decline 52% in 6 years

perth_map

Deaths linked to AIDS have dropped by half in the past decade, according to a new report . Under the report Ending AIDS: progress towards the 90-90-90, revealed taht in India, only 49 per cent of patients were on Antiretroviral therapy (ART) in 2016.The coverage of pregnant women living with HIV accessing antiretroviral medicines is 41 per cent and for children it is a mere 33 per cent. Read More »

Qatar crisis strains Saudi-led Arab alliance in Yemen war

perth_map

Although the UNHCR said the number of civilian casualties is still being verified, initial reports point to " at least 20 deaths, including that of women and children ". Save the Children has warned that if the United Nations fails to include Saudi-led coalition on this year's list, it will set a unsafe precedent for other conflicts around the world. Read More »

Artificial Sweeteners Do Not Help You Lose Weight

perth_map

Artificial sweeteners are found in a plethora of products from cough syrups to salad dressings, but new research claims that the sugar alternative could actually lead to weight gain. Admittedly, both reviewed studies do have their strengths and weaknesses. They concluded that artificial sweeteners had no significant effect on body mass index (BMI) in the randomized control trials. Read More »

American Doctor Meets with Charlie Gard's Medical Team

perth_map

Michio Hirano , a neurologist at New York's Columbia University Medical Center. However, despite his credibility among British doctors and scientists, many NHS medical staff regard his intervention as unhelpful. Hirano's visit was organised during a court hearing last week after he testified the treatment was worth a try. On Thursday, Hirano told Justice Nicholas Francis that the baby's MRI scan did not necessarily indicate structural damage to the brain. Read More »

Maryam Nawaz forged documents, used font not available in 2006: JIT

perth_map

Sharif in a statement after meeting his cabinet in the Pakistani capital Islamabad on Thursday described the probe as "slander". The meeting was to map out the strategy for Sharif family's legal defence in the apex court by challenging the JIT report, The Express Tribune reported citing sources. Read More »

Showtime's Stephen Espinoza: It wasn't me who silenced Conor McGregor's microphone

perth_map

He also hit out at "Money" and the lack of it amid tax fraud allegations with the IRS. McGregor, who celebrates his 29th birthday tomorrow, repeated his comment during yesterday's Toronto press conference. Throughout the Irishman's stand-off with the UFC over media obligations a year ago, which saw " The Notorious " pulled from the UFC 200 fight card, it became clear that McGregor is not afraid of clashing with higher-ups. Read More »

What is best for baby Charlie Gard?

perth_map

A BBC news crew filming reporter Keith Doyle, who was covering the Charlie Gard case at the High Court, captured the moment a man ran across their shot and into the path of a bus . "Today is a victory for poor Charlie and Chris and Connie over Great Ormond Street Hospital", Foster said after the judge ruled. Charlie's mother told Sky that she wants the judges to "listen", to experts who say the treatment might help. Read More »

Imran asks PM Nawaz to resign following JIT report

perth_map

The Panama JIT members arrived at the court amid tight security along with a box believed to be containing the investigation report and evidences collected by them during 60-day long investigation. The report added there was a "significant gap/disparity" between the declared sources of income and wealth accumulated by Sharif, his sons Hassan Nawaz and Hussain Nawaz and his daughter Maryam Nawaz . Read More »

Raptors expect to waive newly-acquired Justin Hamilton

perth_map

Carroll , who played for the Jazz two seasons from 2011-13, averaged 8.9 points, 3.8 rebounds and 1.0 assists for the Raptors past year while starting all 72 games he played. The Indiana Pacers have continued to strip away at their core. Joseph will compete with Darren Collison for the position . The big question now is what do the Raptors do at small forward? Raptors point guard Cory Joseph will head back to IN in the deal. Read More »

Acid Attack Victim, who met UP CM Yogi Adityanath, Attacked Again

perth_map

While Kumar heads Dynamic Action Group, a well-known Dalit rights group in UP, Darapuri is a former IPS officer associated with the Budelkhand Dalit Sena. "On Monday afternoon, I reached the Press Club to find heavy police force deployed there". Police said a formal complaint is yet to be registered as the family is yet to give a complaint. Read More »

Small plane crashes near California airport, 2 people injured

perth_map

The Cessna clipped the back of truck as it came down, but the vehicle only suffered minor damage and neither the driver nor anyone else on the ground was injured. They were doing everything that they could to help the people that were hurt", Corsaro said. John Wayne Airport tweeted that the nearby freeway has been closed in both directions "due to debris on the roadway". Read More »

Key stages of this year's Tour de France

perth_map

Porte is one of the class time trial riders in the field and if he is at the pointy end of the overall standings, this could mean to him what the Grenoble time trial meant for Cadel Evans six years ago. said, "Today, our followers want to be immersed in the event". Reigning champion Chris Froome and leading rival Richie Porte are both strong time triallists. Read More »

Severe threat reduced for tonight's storms

perth_map

A few severe storms to impact southeast Colorado today. "Damaging winds and large hail will remain the primary threats, though with multiple rounds of thunderstorms, locally heavy rainfall is also possible", the weather service said. The main threats are damaging winds between 50 and 80 miles per hour and large hail. According to a broadcast report to the National Weather Service, more than one-thousand customers lost power in Scottsbluff, with several trees snapped in half during strong ... Read More »

NEET 2017 Results: Nada Fatima, 02 others from Kerala among top 25

perth_map

A total of 6,11,539 students from India and overseas including five transgenders have qualified the medical entrance examination which was held on May 7. Candidates can download their NEET 2017 result by visiting the link below as well. Immediately after the apex court's order, CBSE hosted the OMR answer sheets and have time to make challenges if they found any discrepancy in the responses made by them. Read More »

Australia suspends airstrikes in Syria after US downed jet

A US F-15E fighter jet shot down a pro-Syrian regime drone near At Tanf, Syria, on Monday, two U.S. officials told CNN , the third downing of a pro-regime aircraft this month. Syrian military officers described it as a major achievement that boosts the coordination of border security between Iraq and Syria. This is not the first time the US -led coalition shut down a regime drone. Read More »

Republicans Divided as Trump Reverses Some Obama Cuba Policy

Still, Trump's action allowed him to claim credit for taking a tough stand while leaving in place numerous changes made by Obama, which polls have shown are broadly supported, including by most Republicans. "Officially, today, they are rejected". "Effective immediately, I am cancelling the last administration's completely one-sided deal with Cuba ", Trump said at the Manuel Artime Theatre. Read More »

Boeing unveils plans for new version of 737 Max

perth_map

President Donald Trump. U.S. President Donald Trump has called North Atlantic Treaty Organisation obsolete and excoriated European allies last month for not spending enough on their own defenses. Airbus announced the first big deal of the week: a firm order for 100 single-aisle A320neo planes by General Electric's aircraft leasing arm, GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS). Read More »

Federal Grand Jury Indicts Accused NSA Leaker Reality Winner

perth_map

Winner's mother, Billie Winner-Davis, told the AP that she fears "they're going to try to make an example out of her because of the political climate right now". Winner posted on Twitter as Sara Winners but didn't seem too concerned with concealing her identity. "My client is innocent until proven guilty and we plan to enter a plea of not guilty", Winner's attorney, Titus Nichols, told NBC News. Read More »