Thursday November 15-th, 2018

Five more cases turn negative for Nipah virus Five more cases turn negative for Nipah virus

A recent outbreak in South India has renewed interest in Nipah virus , a disease with no vaccine or cure that generally spreads from bats or pigs to humans and kills almost three-quarters of those infected. A railway staff at the Thivim railway st...

Allergan Recalls Taytulla Birth-Control Packs After Pills Placed Out of Order Allergan Recalls Taytulla Birth-Control Packs After Pills Placed Out of Order

Allergan announced the recall for Taytulla in a Tuesday, May 29 news release, with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration pushing out its own warning shortly after the news hit. The company says there's a packaging error with placebos, which increases...

Is cockroach milk the new superfood?

Cockroach milk, or post-natal fluid, is the latest fad for foodies looking for dairy alternatives in tea and coffee. A researcher from the Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine in India claims that cockroach crystals, which con...

Ebola vaccinations begin in Congo's northwest town of Bikoro Ebola vaccinations begin in Congo's northwest town of Bikoro

Mbandaka has a population of 1.2 million people and is a transport hub on the Congo River. So the country's health ministry and its worldwide partners, such as the WHO and Oxfam, are conducting awareness campaigns by organizing community dialogue...

DR Congo: Ebola death toll rises to 12 DR Congo: Ebola death toll rises to 12

The deadly virus spreads easily through bodily fluids and eight previous outbreaks in Congo have claimed between 1 and 256 lives. The number of cases of the hemorrhagic fever in the DRC reached 54 last Thursday, including 35 confirmed cases.

Would You Drink Cockroach Milk - And Should You? Would You Drink Cockroach Milk - And Should You?

The milk of these cockroaches is filled with the crystals rich in protein content which reportedly have thrice the energy of regular daily milk of equal mass. According to science site Inverse , scientists carve out the cockroach's gut with a sca...

High near 90 for Memorial Day High near 90 for Memorial Day

Monday . Your chance of rain is still only around 10-20%. The chance for rain then declines significantly throughout the night. But weather conditions near the end of the week depend on Subtropical Storm Alberto , which is disrupting Memorial Day...

Sleeping in on weekends is good for you Sleeping in on weekends is good for you

However, research has often overlooked what happens on your days off, said sleep researcher Torbjörn Åkerstedt , co-author of a study published in the Journal of Sleep Research . The researchers also came to the surprising conclusion that regularly...

Hepatitis A Outbreak Lingers in Kentucky, Vaccine Recommended Hepatitis A Outbreak Lingers in Kentucky, Vaccine Recommended

The first hepatitis A-related death tied to a multi-state outbreak has been reported for the state of West Virginia. To help aid the Hepatitis A outbreak in Kentucky, officials with the Kentucky Department of Public Health announced on Thursday t...

Worldnews - Eating more seafood could speed up pregnancy Worldnews - Eating more seafood could speed up pregnancy

The researchers found that couples in which the male and female partners consumed at least eight seafood servings/cycle had 47 and 60 percent shorter TTP versus couples with male and female partners who consumed no more than one seafood serving/cycle...

Hrithik Roshan fitness challenge, cycles on Mumbai roads. Twitter claims traffic violations Hrithik Roshan fitness challenge, cycles on Mumbai roads. Twitter claims traffic violations

He will also appear in Yash Raj Film's untitled project with Vani Kapoor and Tiger Shroff. Now I would like to challenge my wife @AnushkaSharma , our PM @narendramodi ji and @msdhoni Bhai for the same. Saina also posted a video of her workout and c...

Deer Ticks That Hosts Lyme Disease Are Largely Proliferating In Indiana Deer Ticks That Hosts Lyme Disease Are Largely Proliferating In Indiana

With Lyme disease , patients may also experience joint pain. "There can be long term complications and even death if an individual is not properly treated", Dr. A provincial government spokeswoman noted that tick season ends when the temperature...

WHO lauded for fast Ebola action in Congo WHO lauded for fast Ebola action in Congo

Given such a history, Dr Muyembe and the health minister have no doubts that the country has what it takes to stop an outbreak of Ebola. And DR Congo has shown that it is possible to tackle Ebola even in a country with inadequate hospitals, most of...

It's healthy to sleep in on the weekends, according to research It's healthy to sleep in on the weekends, according to research

Another part of the new paper deserves attention, says Jerome Siegel, a professor of psychiatry and biobehavioral sciences at the University of California Los Angeles Center for Sleep Research (who was not involved with the study). There were limitat...

Nebraska Fentanyl Bust Could Have Killed 26 Million Nebraska Fentanyl Bust Could Have Killed 26 Million

In a tweet, the Nebraska State Patrol said the bust was "The largest seizure of fentanyl in Nebraska history and one of the largest ever in the U.S". It started with a traffic stop last month by state troopers who say the driver of a semi truck was...

Two suspected cases of Nipah virus reported from a second Indian state Two suspected cases of Nipah virus reported from a second Indian state

Nipah virus - a deadly condition spread by fruit bats - has killed more people in the southern Indian state of Kerala overnight. The Nipah Virus has caused panic in Kerala , claiming at least ten victims. " WHO has been informed about Nip...

Ebola outbreak in DR Congo Ebola outbreak in DR Congo

Health ministry sources said that police officers were deployed to help track down the patients. The UK is also helping to fund the rapid response through its major contributions to the UN's Central Fund for Emergencies, and the WHO's Contingency F...

‘No Nipah virus in insectivorous bats’ ‘No Nipah virus in insectivorous bats’

Simple good hygiene practices such as frequent hand washing and cooking food properly before consuming can help you avoid contracting the brain-damaging Nipah virus which has claimed 12 lives in Kerala till now and led to quarantining of at least...

Mussels off Washington state test positive for opioids and antibiotics Mussels off Washington state test positive for opioids and antibiotics

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 coa...

Obese children face increased cancer risk if weight gain continues, experts warn

The team then analysed this to determine BMI, weight change over a 6-year period, and the subsequent risk of obesity-related cancers defined as cancer of the breast (postmenopausal), colon-rectum, endometrium, ovary, pancreas, kidney, gallbladder, ga...

Lung Cancer Is Now More Prevalent Among Young Women Than In Men Lung Cancer Is Now More Prevalent Among Young Women Than In Men

The research study appeared Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medication. Jemal stated that his guess as to why this could be happening is because when women decide to quit smoking have a lower decrease in lung cancer then men do.

Giving People Money Is the Most Effective Smoking Cessation Method Giving People Money Is the Most Effective Smoking Cessation Method

The study involving mice was not able to identify which of the 4,000 chemicals in cigarette smoke were responsible for this damage, however the researchers are hoping to investigate this further. In addition, he noted that while more than 6,000...

North Korea still open to talks with the US North Korea still open to talks with the US

Shortly before this, Mr Trump welcomed North Korea's willingness to hold talks "at any time", describing it as "warm and productive". But after a top North Korean foreign ministry official called Vice President Mike Pence a "political dummy," T...

Higher CO2 levels may lead to decreased nutrients in rice Higher CO2 levels may lead to decreased nutrients in rice

The findings suggested that such a nutritional loss would have serious consequences on the poorest citizens of some of the least-developed countries, who heavily depend on rice as a staple in their diets. People in countries with the highest rice con...

Nipah virus: Travellers asked to avoid 4 Kerala districts Nipah virus: Travellers asked to avoid 4 Kerala districts

The advisory said travelling to any part of Kerala is safe and if travellers wish to be extra conscious, they may avoid visiting Kozhikode , Malappuram , Kannur and Wayanad districts when traveling to the state. Shailaja told a news briefing, w...

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