Thursday December 13-th, 2018

Trump Breaks Silence on McCain, Tweeting His ‘Deepest Sympathies and Respect’

The longtime Arizona senator died of brain cancer complications . "My deepest sympathies and respect go out to the family of Senator John McCain ", he said. John McCain told Wildcat graduates that he believed 'the true worth of a person is mea...

Tributes paid to former presidential candidate John McCain Tributes paid to former presidential candidate John McCain

Former Vice President Joe Biden released a statement saying " John McCain was many things - a proud graduate of the Naval Academy, a Senate colleague, a political opponent". " John McCain lived a life full of courage with continued dedication...

There is no safe level of alcohol intake, study warns There is no safe level of alcohol intake, study warns

The study used data from 694 studies to estimate how common drinking alcohol is worldwide and used 592 studies including 28 million people worldwide to study the health risks associated with alcohol between 1990 to 2016 in 195 countries .

Rare Rare "flesh-eating" STI diagnosed in a British woman

The Lancashire Post reported that the disease has been diagnosed in the woman within the past year in Southport . Donovanosis is also rare in the U.K. The CDC lists various antibiotics on its website, though warns relapse can occur six to 18 mont...

Incredible discovery of cave girl whose parents were different species Incredible discovery of cave girl whose parents were different species

But they got enough DNA from the fragment to sequence it and compare it with DNA from the remains of known Neanderthals, from other bones also found in the Denisova cave , from the remains of modern humans and from chimpanzees. 'Neandertals and Deni...

Harvard professor calls coconut oil 'pure poison' in viral talk on nutrition Harvard professor calls coconut oil 'pure poison' in viral talk on nutrition

In the talk, titled " Coconut Oil and other Nutritional Errors " professor Karen Michels described coconut oil as "pure poison " and " one of the worst foods you can eat ". Coconut oil is is packed with phytochemicals that have beneficial antioxid...

Ex-CDC director Thomas Frieden denies groping allegation Ex-CDC director Thomas Frieden denies groping allegation

Frieden, who was also the New York City Health Commissioner, allegedly grabbed the woman's butt in his Brooklyn apartment last October. Frieden is expected to be arraigned on Friday afternoon. In 2009, President Barack Obama's administration picked...

Serbia Among Europe's Worst Hit by Measles, WHO Serbia Among Europe's Worst Hit by Measles, WHO

Hardest hit with outbreaks has been Ukraine, with more than 23,000 affected. Measles-related deaths have been reported in all of these countries, with Serbia reporting the highest number of 14. In 2016, a study by eBioMedecine revealed that France wa...

Uganda opens Ebola treatment units at border with DRC Uganda opens Ebola treatment units at border with DRC

According to the health ministry, there have been five new cases of Ebola and five deaths from haemmorhagic fever. Health authorities last week started administering the USA -developed mAb114 treatment to Ebola patients, the first time such a tre...

Experts conclude there's no 'safe' level of alcohol consumption after global study

According to the study, almost 10% of global deaths of people aged 15-49 in 2016 were because of alcohol use and it is leading risk factor for premature death and disability among that particular age group. Prof Saxena said the study was the most imp...

Jesus Take The Wheel! Coconut Oil Reportedly ‘Pure Poison’ Jesus Take The Wheel! Coconut Oil Reportedly ‘Pure Poison’

Coconut oil is all the rage these days but a Harvard professor recently called coconut oil "pure poison" for its saturated fat content and threat to cardiovascular health. For those who are concerned about lowering their cholesterol, the Ame...

USPSTF Updates Its Recommendations for Cervical Cancer Screening USPSTF Updates Its Recommendations for Cervical Cancer Screening

But there's another option. According to research, most cervical cancer is caused by the human papillomavirus, also known as HPV . The aspects and information are represented in the HPV Testing report using figures, bar-graphs, pie diagrams, and...

Dead ravens in B.C. test positive for West Nile virus Dead ravens in B.C. test positive for West Nile virus

The person passed away last week and was diagnosed with a "more severe" form of West Nile virus. The virus was detected in two dead ravens that were found in the Kimberley area as part of routine surveillance, Interior Health revealed Wednesday.

UBC researchers transform blood types with human gut enzyme UBC researchers transform blood types with human gut enzyme

Each of these types can also be positive or negative for another antigen, known as the Rhesus factor. Because of O negative's universality, it is useful in emergency surgery, for instance, when there isn't time to test for a patient's blood type ....

Open-plan offices put a spring in your step Open-plan offices put a spring in your step

The University of Arizona study, published in Occupational & Environmental Medicine, claims to be the first to measure activity and stress in office workers, rather than asking them in a survey. "There is a perception out there, that open offices ...

Holidaymakers warned to have jab after measles rise in Europe Holidaymakers warned to have jab after measles rise in Europe

The agency said half of this year's total - some 23,000 cases - occurred in Ukraine . The measles virus can spread quickly by coughing, sneezing or personal contact with infected nose or throat secretions. A blotchy red rash will normally appear o...

Undocumented Immigrant Charged With Killing Mollie Tibbetts Undocumented Immigrant Charged With Killing Mollie Tibbetts

He said his client is a young man who has no prior criminal history and has worked for a prominent local farmer for years. DCI Special Agent in Charge Richard Rahn read a statement at the beginning of a press conference on the Mollie Tibbetts inv...

Low-Carb Diet Linked To Early Death Low-Carb Diet Linked To Early Death

Diets low in carbohydrates, for example, the Atkins diet, have become popular, promising reduction of weight and reduce the risk of certain diseases. "However, our data suggests that animal-based low carbohydrate diets, which are prevalent in North A...

Mosquitoes at Langley Air Force Base Test Positive for West Nile Virus Mosquitoes at Langley Air Force Base Test Positive for West Nile Virus

MA is now at a moderate risk level for West Nile virus, according to the state health department. Residents are also being urged to check screens on windows and doors at their homes for holes that mosquitoes can get through. "So we just have to do ...

Coconut Oil Is Coconut Oil Is "Pure Poison", Says Harvard Professor

Dr Karin Michels described the oil as "pure poison" and claimed it is more likely to clog arteries than lard in a speech given in Germany last month. For her lecture, the researcher spoke at length about the many health myths surrounding coconut oi...

Nutritionists: giving up pasta and other carbohydrates can be hazardous to health Nutritionists: giving up pasta and other carbohydrates can be hazardous to health

Maximum rejection of carbohydrates leads to a reduction in life expectancy. In-depth research With the study, 15,400 people from the US completed questionnaires relating to the food and drink they consumed, plus information about portion sizes....

Google Fit gets ready to take on the Apple Watch Google Fit gets ready to take on the Apple Watch

Well, two new focuses. They'll try to motivate you by tracking how often you are moving ( Move Minutes ) and by the activities that get your heart pumping ( Heart Points ). This system gives one point for "each minute of moderate activity". It uses y...

Air quality advisory in place due to wildfire smoke Air quality advisory in place due to wildfire smoke

Changes in wind direction have brought over more smoke to the area from wildfires around northern and central Washington, as well as from British Columbia . The National Weather Service in Seattle issued an air quality alert through 5 p.m. Wedne...

Fentanyl use drove drug overdose deaths to a record high in 2017 Fentanyl use drove drug overdose deaths to a record high in 2017

Because of its heroin-like effects, it is often abused and sold though illegal drug markets. Those areas did see a drop in overdose deaths over the course of the year, and that trend has continued into 2018. Carfentanil is an analog of the synthetic ...

Baby boom in Arizona hospital with 16 pregnant nurses Baby boom in Arizona hospital with 16 pregnant nurses

I was like, 'Oh, well, I didn't plan this. " It's like we had some kind of pact going on ". The nurses are due between September and February. It was "one after another, after another, after another", said Jolene Garrow, another of the pregnant...

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