Friday November 16-th, 2018

Original North American Dogs Descended From Siberian Populations Original North American Dogs Descended From Siberian Populations

Nuclear DNAs are the ones inherited from both parents while mitochondrial DNAs are the ones being passed down only from mothers to the offspring. "It is known how Indigenous peoples of the Americas suffered from the genocidal practices of Europe...

RSPCA rescues over a dozen drunk gulls

Around 30 birds have been taken into the RSPCA centre at West Hatch, in Somerset because they are too drunk to fly or walk. The charity is urging local alcohol producers, distilleries and breweries to check their waste is secure and that it c...

4-year-old with cerebral palsy celebrates after taking first independent steps 4-year-old with cerebral palsy celebrates after taking first independent steps

Her family calls her their "Mighty Girl" and we can absolutely see why. Despite needing a walker, the family said Maya continued to keep up with her older brothers and practiced her balance and other therapies on her own outside of the required the...

Get some nuts … and supercharge your sperm

Scientists made the claim after conducting a randomised trial which measured conventional semen parameters and molecular changes over 14 weeks. The decline has been linked to factors including pollution, smoking, and unhealthy aspects of the Western-...

Hospital Evacuated After Tuberculosis Sample Accidentally Released Hospital Evacuated After Tuberculosis Sample Accidentally Released

The sample was "equivalent to a few drops", according to Dr. Landon King , executive vice dean of the school. The incident initially prompted the evacuation of several buildings, but hospital officials now say no one is at risk of contracting the di...

Cyclospora Parasite Prompts Public Health Investigation Cyclospora Parasite Prompts Public Health Investigation

Past outbreaks in the US have been associated with consumption of imported fresh produce, including fresh pre-packaged salad mix, raspberries, basil, snow peas, and mesclun greens. Doctors don't usually check for this infection; the diagnosis is made...

Chestnut sets new record at Nathan's hot dog eating contest Chestnut sets new record at Nathan's hot dog eating contest

She beat out 19 other women, including record-holder Sonya Thomas . He ate 10 more dogs than Carmen Cincotti . In addition, competitive eaters at the hot dog contest compete for a total prize pool of $40,000, including $10,000 each for the wi...

Better HPV test preventing cervical cancer than Pap smear Better HPV test preventing cervical cancer than Pap smear

Some are still skeptical of relying on HPV testing alone, and co-testing, or using both the HPV test and a Pap smear, is still the standard. This is confirmation of the need for enhanced cervical cancer screening methods. "If women have a negat...

Artificial Ovaries Bring New Hopes For Young Cancer Patients Artificial Ovaries Bring New Hopes For Young Cancer Patients

Reproductologists "built" a fragment of tissue for transplantation, clearing the ovarian tissue from the "sick" cells with chemicals and transplanted it in the developing follicles of the female body. Removal of these cells left a "scaffold" of the...

Risk of this disease can increase in hard-working women Risk of this disease can increase in hard-working women

The results showed that overworking among women was associated with 63 per cent of higher risk of diabetes among women where as incidence of diabetes in men was found mainly among older age groups, and those who were obese. Women working more ...

Here's where to see Fourth of July fireworks Here's where to see Fourth of July fireworks

Fireworks may be discharged on private property from 10 a.m. until 10 p.m. July 1-3, and from 10 a.m. until 11 p.m. on July 4 . (Parking opens at 6 pm.) Fireworks start at dark, approximately 9:30 pm. Fireworks are set to begin at dusk. Atlanta - ...

People Are Not Correctly Washing Their Hands 97% Of The Time People Are Not Correctly Washing Their Hands 97% Of The Time

Campylobacter bacteria, a common food-borne illness. Some 128,000 are hospitalized, and around 3,000 die. Children, older adults and those with compromised immune systems are especially at risk. After splitting the volunteers into a "control" and "t...

'Fish pedicure' caused one woman's toenails to stop growing 'Fish pedicure' caused one woman's toenails to stop growing

In the new case, it's not exactly clear how fish pedicures might cause onychomadesis, but it's likely that trauma from the fish biting multiple nails caused the nails to stop growing, the report said. "I do not recommend fish pedicures for any me...

‘Exciting’ development of artificial ovaries could preserve fertility

The team in Copenhagen showed that a lab-made ovary could keep human eggs alive for weeks at a time, which is a method that could eventually be used to help women have families after harsh treatments such as chemotherapy or radiotherapy for canc...

Drinking coffee, even decaf or instant, may help you live longer Drinking coffee, even decaf or instant, may help you live longer

Previous studies in the US, Europe and Asia have found a consistent link between coffee drinking and reduced deaths from all causes including diabetes, cardiovascular disease , Parkinson's disease and liver , bowel and womb cancer . If there wer...

56 people sick with parasite in Texas outbreak

The parasite is an internal illness, which people contract after consuming contaminated food or water. Last year, there were 319 cases of cyclosporiasis in Texas. Last month, the CDC announced that it was investigating an outbreak of Cyclospora t...

Hot weather to last through the Fourth of July Hot weather to last through the Fourth of July

THURSDAY: Hot and humid. A toasty Tuesday after days of heat advisories may make you want to shake your fist at the sun, but take solace in knowing the week's lingering heat won't ruin your Fourth of July plans. Combined with the humidity, out...

Six coffees a day could save your life

Researchers say that those who drink six or seven cups of coffee per day are 16 percent less likely to die from any disease over a 10-year period than those who never have a cup of Joe. Now new evidence suggests that even heavy intake of coffee can...

Terrifying moment woman feeding sharks is pulled into water Terrifying moment woman feeding sharks is pulled into water

Using the suction it would typically reserve for forcing prey out of holes on the sea floor, the shark sucked up Brunning's finger. Tawny nurse sharks are normally calm, according to 7 News , but have powerful jaws and multiple rows of teeth.

Amazon to buy online pharmacy PillPack Amazon to buy online pharmacy PillPack

The startup serves tens of thousands of customers and last summer launched PharmacyOS, a system created to simplify interactions between pharmacies, patients and payers and assist patients who manage multiple prescriptions. PillPack generated about ...

Study links diabetes to air pollution Study links diabetes to air pollution

Ziyad Al-Aly. Most of the industry lobbying groups discuss that the current levels are simply too high and is increasing every day. "Evidence shows that current levels are still not sufficiently safe and should be tightened". Could air pollution be a...

Romaine lettuce outbreak tied to irrigation canal Romaine lettuce outbreak tied to irrigation canal

Recent testing found the same genetic fingerprint of E. coli O157:H7 as the outbreak strain in samples of canal water from the Yuma region. On April 19, 2018, Alaska health partners announced that eight persons with E. The last large E. col...

West Nile Virus Season Begins West Nile Virus Season Begins

Symptoms of West Nile Virus can include high fever, headache, neck stiffness, tremors, convulsions, muscle weakness, vision loss and numbness. "West Nile virus is typically detected from June through September", said Leigh-Anne Stafford, health ...

Women relieved 50 pound weight gain was due to benign cyst Women relieved 50 pound weight gain was due to benign cyst

After Rahn had complained of stomach pains for months, her mum took her to the emergency room in May, where she told doctors that the pain was so severe it made walking to the auto hard. "She was seeking help from multiple physicians, and we had miss...

601 people charged in major health care crackdown 601 people charged in major health care crackdown

Donoghue said . These are despicable crimes. Crosby is accused of paying an alleged co-conspirator to recruit patients by promising them cash or other inducements, and Crosby allegedly billed for services not rendered, they said. Charges against Dr....

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