Medicine

by | January 15, 2018 | 00:40

State officials are not mandated to report flu deaths among those 65 and older. The difference in the two strains is in the particulars of molecular configuration. CT is expected to be four-to-six weeks away from peak influenza activity, which will probably be in mid-February. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says there are some easy ways to help reduce your chances of getting sick.

by | January 12, 2018 | 06:18

States with active outbreaks of the bacteria in question are California, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Virginia and Washington. There has been one death in California, which was previously reported as connected to the outbreak. The CDC, fifteen states, and the FDA are investigating the outbreak.

by | January 11, 2018 | 09:15

GoPro's fortunes have become so dire that it is even open to the idea of getting sold to another company. First announced in December of 2015, action cam company GoPro has pulled the plug on its heavily delayed, disastrous aerial photography drone , best known for its spectacular propensity for falling out of the sky.

by | January 09, 2018 | 00:59

As of Monday afternoon, prices at Shell stations remained unchanged. It is not clear whether or not these price hikes have anything to do with the increase to the liquid fuel tax. Demand for gas on the other hand, has dropped off significantly according the to Energy Information Administration leading to a larger supply of gas available.

by | January 09, 2018 | 01:01

The cancelations resulted in over 5,500 blood and platelet donations to go uncollected. Further adding to the diminishing supply, hectic holiday schedules, winter weather and an active cold and flu season collectively contributed to more than 28,000 fewer donations than what was needed in November and December.

by | January 08, 2018 | 05:00

Attorney General Jeff Sessions' new stance would allow federal prosecutors in states with marijuana programs to decide how aggressively to enforce federal laws. Gov. John Hickenlooper, a Democrat, also urged calm: "I think it will be the case where the bark is going to be worse than the bite". The change, he said, removes "clarity and consistency" for an industry that depended on it.

by | January 07, 2018 | 01:12

Ten trade unions had announced launching the indefinite strike yesterday after their talks with the government over a key demand on a "factor" determining wage structure failed. Transport union leaders said they will challenge the court order, which they said is one-sided as they were not heard. When Express tried to find out what was the reason behind people not thronging bus stands, as is the norm, it came to light that after the strike began on Thursday evening most people made a decision ...

by | January 07, 2018 | 01:13

It's been more than two months since someone won the Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots , pushing the prizes to near record levels. Powerball and Mega Millions lottery tickets are displayed on January 3, 2018 in San Anselmo, California.

by | January 07, 2018 | 01:06

Winter Storm Grayson has already started to hit the southeastern coast, with flurries of snow in Tallahassee, Florida. A massive winter storm known as a "bomb cyclone " will smash into the US East Coast this week. Parts of Florida reported light snow with temperatures just below freezing. "This winter storm typically brings damaging wind conditions from 50-70 miles per hour along with blizzard-like precipitation", Bart said.

by | January 06, 2018 | 03:19

The days of pro-government rallies drew crowds in the tens of thousands. U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley spoke Friday after her country called the meeting. Iran's UN Ambassador Gholamali Khoshroo told the Security Council that his government has "hard evidence" that recent protests in Iran were "very clearly directed from overseas".

by | January 03, 2018 | 02:03

Jon Gruden coached in Oakland for four good years, leading the Raiders to four consecutive.500-or-better seasons, including two playoff appearances and an AFC Championship. Other teams that were expected to address their head coaching situation this week include the Arizona Cardinals , Cincinnati Bengals, and Denver Broncos .

by | January 03, 2018 | 01:54

It was witnessed predominantly in Australia this year, hence the name. "I don't give specific numbers when it's less than 10 because people could be identified". UFC fighter Conor McGregor has been struck down by deadly Australian flu over the festive period. However, the virus in the government-funded vaccine is the Victoria lineage.

by | January 02, 2018 | 12:02

As of last updating this report, there were no cancellations though as many as 20 flights had been delayed. Due to the flights delays, travel plans and New Year celebrations of many passengers went haywire. Monday's maximum temperature settled at 20.1 degrees Celsius, one notch above the season's average while the minimum was recorded at 5.7 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season's average.

by | January 01, 2018 | 04:25

North Korea tested intercontinental ballistic missiles and conducted its sixth and most powerful nuclear test in September in defiance of worldwide warnings and sanctions, raising fears of a new conflict on the Korean peninsula. The Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), a mouthpiece for dictator Kim Jong-un's regime, accused Donald Trump of making unprecedented threats against the state.

by | December 30, 2017 | 03:10

The refugees said it was their aim to "show appreciation and devotion to Canada and the Canadian people" and Canadian Blood Services is opening its Eau Claire Market clinic on 1 January so they can do so. As the universal blood type, patients in an emergency situation can all receive O-negative blood. We get that during the holiday season people are travelling.

by | December 28, 2017 | 01:16

Infants should receive two doses of the vaccine at least six months apart, the agency said, adding that children born past year or earlier who have received one shot of the vaccine can receive a second shot before they enter elementary school.

by | December 28, 2017 | 01:08

Numerous chemicals in marijuana, like tetrahydrocannabinol, known as THC, could pass through a mother's system to her baby. In 2018, marijuana will be legally available for recreational use, suggesting that that even more pregnant women may have access to and indulge in it.

by | December 25, 2017 | 19:12

She also paid a personal tribute to the "support and unique sense of humour" of her husband Prince Philip, who retired from solo public duties in 2017. Our thoughts and prayer are with all those who died and those who lost so much, and we are indebted to members of the emergency services who risked their own lives this past year saving others.

by | December 25, 2017 | 18:56

However, India requested Pakistan not to arrange any such media interaction with the visiting females, as well didn't send media representatives with ‏ Kulbhushan Jadhav's family to Islamabad . The roads leading from and to the Foreign Office building have been closed to traffic ahead of the meeting. Jadhav, 47, was sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court on charges of espionage and terrorism in April, following which India moved the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in May.

by | December 24, 2017 | 03:29

United Kingdom health minister says it's a "very sad moment" for colleagues of the former deputy PM. In his reply, Mr Green maintained he never viewed or downloaded porn on his Commons computer. "But clearly he did something that was a breach of the ministerial code and that's why Theresa May took the very hard decision that she did". British Prime Minister Theresa May asked him to resign, according to Reuters .

by | December 23, 2017 | 02:01

Theirs is hailed as the wedding of the year and rightly so. The occasion was graced mainly by Virat's friends and family members alongside the Political leaders with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley being the prime attractions.

by | December 23, 2017 | 02:04

The procession began at the Asan Medical Centre in Seoul, where hundreds had gathered to pay their respects. Please let me go and say that I did a good job. "I hope you will rest in peace now, Jonghyun , no longer in pain". Investigators have confirmed there would be no post-mortem examination on his body and ruled it as a suicide.

by | December 22, 2017 | 02:14

Including green vegetables in your daily diet can reduce the symptoms of dementia to a great extent. Consumption of fresh fruits is better than drinking canned juice. Study author and nutritional epidemiologist Martha Clare Morris stated that strategies to combat dementia are " critically needed " due to the increasing number of cases occurring.

by | December 22, 2017 | 02:11

Alabama announced this week that it will stop enrolling children in its CHIP program, titled ALL Kids, on Jan. 1, and will terminate coverage for all children at the end of January if federal funding isn't renewed. Michael C. Burgess, who chairs the panel's Health Subcommittee. It now has enough money to keep operating through January. Some reports show that up to 20 states will run short of money in the first quarter of 2018.

by | December 22, 2017 | 01:22

The most compelling statistic is the increase in reported flu cases from this time previous year. The flu season in El Paso runs from October to May, generally peaking in January and February. The flu can be spread from person to person when an infected person talks, sneezes or coughs. The Peterson Health staff has the following pieces of advice, saying the flu can knock you off your feet; but knowing how to pamper oneself can help you feel better faster.

by | December 20, 2017 | 01:36

The practice parameter update makes a strong recommendation indicating that individuals with an egg allergy , regardless of how severe those allergies are, should receive the flu vaccine . "Egg allergy primarily affects young children, who are also particularly vulnerable to the flu". The researchers concluded that someone who is allergic to eggs is not at an increased risk of experiencing an adverse reaction to the flu vaccine.

by | December 15, 2017 | 09:05

Each year in New York City alone, more than 2,000 New Yorkers die of seasonal influenza and pneumonia, which can often develop as a complication of the flu , according to the city . Its clinical staff has diagnosed 236 influenza visits compared to 147 this time past year. Investigators calculated the annual number of seasonal influenza-related deaths for those 33 countries.

by | December 08, 2017 | 02:08

Another angry viewer wrote: "Shocking to note @BBC insults a veteran actor Shashi Kapoor by showing clips of @SrBachchan & @chintskap whilst reporting his death today!@BBC must apologize!" News has come in for fierce criticism for their coverage of the death of Bollywood icon Shashi Kapoor.

by | December 08, 2017 | 02:05

We're seeing a pretty steep increase in influenza activity across the U.S. but especially in the South", said Brendan Flannery, a co-author of the new report and an epidemiologist in the CDC's flu division. Usually, a H3N2 portends a severe flu year, but mild H3N2 years have also occurred, she said. At best, flu can knock you down for a couple of days, at worst, it can kill.

by | December 08, 2017 | 02:08

Experts, however, warn that this is not linear - in short, the study does not mean that people should start consuming blocks of cheese to prevent heart disease. Another thing to keep in mind is that the data regarding cheese consumption was self-reported, and people are notorious for over or under-estimating the amount of food they've eaten.