Wednesday, 26 July 2017
Latest news
Home » Medicine

Medicine

Mental health and relationships 'key to happiness'

perth_map

Researchers at the London School of Economics (LSE) found that eliminating depression and anxiety would reduce misery by 20 per cent compared to just five per cent if policymakers focused on eliminating poverty. This is because on a scale of one to 10 on "how satisfied are you with your life, these days?", the doubling of someone's wage saw their happiness rise by less than 0 .2. Read More »

Steady Activities: Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE:FCX), Coach, Inc. (NYSE:COH)

Several other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. BlackRock Fund Advisors raised its stake in Freeport-McMoRan by 5.1% in the second quarter. will post $0.25 EPS for the current year. Freeport-McMoRan had a negative net margin of 58.67% and a negative return on equity of 0.72%. This showed the surprise of -27.8% in the last quarter earnings. Read More »

Can Disco Lights Be The Cure For Alzheimer's? How Is That Possible?

perth_map

The expert says, humans should undergo a clinical trial to test the therapy. The study was led by Li-Huei Tsai, a Picower Professor of Neuroscience and director of the MIT Picower Institute for Learning and Memory. "That's remarkable and surprising, and it opens up the exciting prospect of possible translation to application in humans", stated Alvaro Pascual-Leone to MIT press from Harvard Medical School. Read More »

Surgeon General calls youth vaping a public health threat

The nicotine in e-cigarettes and regular cigarettes is addictive. His report agrees that e-cigarettes are less harmful than actual ones, but his concern is that the devices expose children to the risks of nicotine. This report is both a wake-up call and a call to action to keep e-cigarettes out of the hands and mouths of youth and young adults through counter-marketing and education. Read More »

More Locally Transmitted Zika Cases in Texas

That first case, announced November 28, was a woman who lives in Brownsville, a town located on the Mexico border. "There is no evidence indicating there is Zika outside their area", states Dr. Rick Scott. Cameron County, DSHS and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are working together to investigate and respond to the case. Health officials also coordinating with J. Read More »

UK House Price Balance Climbs To 30% In November - RICS

perth_map

The volume of new properties coming on the market was flat in November, with a 0 per cent overall change recorded as an increase in homes coming to market in some parts of the United Kingdom offset falls seen elsewhere. Simon Rubinsohn, chief economist at Rics, said: "A key issue for the housing market is the slowdown in transaction activity since the spring, which is clearly being reflected in the Rics agreed sales data as well as in official figures". Read More »

USF names Weist interim coach after losing Taggart to Oregon

perth_map

Taggart edged out Mississippi State's Dan Mullens, according to the report . After taking over a USF program in shambles, Taggart rebuilt the Bulls into a strong team, going 18-7 over the past two seasons. As a coach at FSU, Dawsey has been the primary recruiter for the Tampa area, and is well known in the state of Florida. Taggart will become the first African-American head coach at OR, as well as the first coach hired from outside the program since 1976. Read More »

Hall leads Devils over Canucks with goal, assist and hit

perth_map

The Canucks reported that Larsen was conscious and responsive as he left the ice but did not return. The Canucks said Larsen was alert with a full range of motion and sent to the hospital for further evaluation. The only problem was that they still couldn't seem to get a legitimate strong scoring chance to appear. The answer to hit lower - or not at all - is easier said than done at game speed, but if player safety is the most important concern, perhaps that's where the discussion ends. Read More »

Christie's approval rating continues record-setting slide

perth_map

Seventy-three percent of respondents reported they believe Christie should have been tried in court over the matter, instead of his aides. Quinnipiac University has measured gubernatorial approval for 20 years, and the New Jersey Republican has the worst scores in that entire time period, with 77 percent of voters in his state saying that they disapprove of him and just 19 percent saying the opposite. Read More »

Rare Beyonce footage up for auction

perth_map

According to UpROXX , auctioneer Ted Owen and Co . is selling off "never-before-seen" footage of a young Beyonce 'developing her craft that would ultimately make her the most famous pop star in the world'. The news of the auction emerges hours after Beyonce dominated the 2017 Grammy Awards nominations announcement, landing nine nods for her groundbreaking Lemonade album. Read More »

Resistance to Drug of Last Resort Found in Farm Animals in US

perth_map

The researchers also stressed that they haven't found any threat to people yet. And none of the pigs were sick. "It is an extremely rare gene". In hospitals, carbapenem antibiotics are used as a last line of defense against bacterial infections that are hard to treat but these drugs are not allowed for veterinary use as a precautionary measure to reduce the likelihood of antibiotic resistance developing among animals, which could spread to humans. Read More »

Jersey City to mark 29th annual World AIDS Day

HIV self-testing means people can use oral fluid or blood-finger-pricks to discover their status in a private and convenient setting, the World Health Organization release said. A new survey has revealed 30% of gay and bisexual British men believe you can get HIV from sharing a toothbrush. Access Equity Rights Now -is a call to action to all HIV stakeholders to unite and overcome injustices caused by violence and the exclusion of people on the basis of gender, class, race, nationality, age, ... Read More »

Fire officials investigating cause of Cambridge fire

perth_map

Witnesses said smoke could be seen from miles away. The flames were lessened but still burning as of 11 p.m. Officials say the blaze Saturday is the largest Cambridge has seen since the 1980s, reports CBS Boston . At the same time, the city has set up a GoFundMe page , with the ultimate goal of raising $200,000. Power was shut off in the neighborhood due to overhead wires and the fire marshal is anticipating it will remain out for most of the night. Read More »

Fury over animal fat in fivers

This has upset many Britons who are uncomfortable using items that contain animal byproducts. A petition to ban the note has attracted more than 100,000 signatures. "There's trivial amounts of it in there", he said. "This issue has only just come to light", says the statement , "and the Bank did not know about it when the contract was signed". Read More »

India for ensuring terror groups don't find sanctuaries

Aziz asserted his attending the meet despite "escalation" along the LoC was testimony to Pakistan's "unflinching" commitment for lasting peace in Afghanistan and expressed unhappiness over cancellation of SAARC Summit in Islamabad in November, terming it as a setback to regional cooperation. Read More »

Another Zika zone cleared as Art Basel opens in Miami

The Little River zone was declared an area where Aedes aegypti mosquitoes were actively spreading the Zika virus on October 13. "It is now designated as a Zika cautionary area ( yellow area )". The virus is especially problematic for pregnant women, whose fetuses can suffer from birth defects as a result. The World Health Organization has more on Zika . Read More »

U.N. Apologizes To Haiti For Deadly Cholera Outbreak

About 100 of them gathered in Port-au-Prince to watch a live-streamed broadcast of Ban's speech, applauding his hoped-for apology - which he initially delivered in Creole. Brian Concannon, executive director of Institute for Justice and Democracy In Haiti , added to the Times , "The U.N. and its member states will have to rise to the challenge and actually fund and effectively execute the projects". Read More »

What Will Be Your First Purchase At The Kylie Jenner Shop?

perth_map

Over the weekend, Kylie Jenner posed with her sweatpants tucked into clear plastic boots , which caused the internet to (understandably) lose its mind. If minimalism is more your style, you can opt for an understated black and white phone case that simply says " Kylie Jenner Lips" instead of a lip pattern. Read More »

Death toll reaches 10 in Tennessee wildfires

perth_map

Officials say it's the third-largest ongoing fire in the Southeast. "She ... said there were flames across the street from the house". Trevor Cates, 37, who lost his home in the Gatlinburg area, also lost the church he attends. Two more bodies were found in the North Chalet Village, and another was found in a room at the Travelers Motel off U.S. Highway 321. They were found in the Campbell Lead Road area and were all adults. Read More »

Search continues for any survivors of Tennessee wildfires

perth_map

A temporary flight restriction remains in effect in the area and numerous roads are closed or blocked by fallen trees and power lines, the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency said . Officials have not released the names of the deceased. Hundreds of businesses and homes have been destroyed in the deadly wildfires. Authorities have not provided a list of residents unaccounted for. Read More »

Tennessee mayor says death toll from wildfires has increased to 10

perth_map

A Red Cross spokesperson said that the decrease has happened as a result of many local hotels providing rooms for some of those who have received assistance from the Red Cross because of the fire. Authorities have not provided a list of residents unaccounted for. They did not say whether they believe anyone else is still missing or may have died. Read More »

Tennessee mayor says death toll from wildfires has increased to 10

perth_map

A Red Cross spokesperson said that the decrease has happened as a result of many local hotels providing rooms for some of those who have received assistance from the Red Cross because of the fire. Authorities have not provided a list of residents unaccounted for. They did not say whether they believe anyone else is still missing or may have died. Read More »

Interactive map shows status of individual addresses in Gatlinburg following wildfires

perth_map

Officials have not said how many people they believe are missing. The cause of blaze remains under investigation. "We're mountain tough, and we have a strong faith in God". Some residents needed oxygen after inhaling smoke, other huddled near the shelters. On Wednesday, reporter Kelsey Leyrer and her team captured footage of what they saw at a house out in Sevier County. Read More »

Interactive map shows status of individual addresses in Gatlinburg following wildfires

perth_map

Officials have not said how many people they believe are missing. The cause of blaze remains under investigation. "We're mountain tough, and we have a strong faith in God". Some residents needed oxygen after inhaling smoke, other huddled near the shelters. On Wednesday, reporter Kelsey Leyrer and her team captured footage of what they saw at a house out in Sevier County. Read More »

Interactive map shows status of individual addresses in Gatlinburg following wildfires

perth_map

Officials have not said how many people they believe are missing. The cause of blaze remains under investigation. "We're mountain tough, and we have a strong faith in God". Some residents needed oxygen after inhaling smoke, other huddled near the shelters. On Wednesday, reporter Kelsey Leyrer and her team captured footage of what they saw at a house out in Sevier County. Read More »

Death toll from Tennessee wildfires increases to 10

perth_map

According to CNN meteorologist Michael Guy, the nearby Great Smoky Mountains were under a high wind warning, with possible wind gusts of up to 60 miles per hour. Reed and his family were in their Gatlinburg-area home when word spread that fire was burning out of control nearby. School officials in Cocke and Sevier counties canceled classes for Wednesday. Read More »

Nestle creates 'hollow' sugar to cut calories

perth_map

It could give the company an edge as food makers face government and consumer pressure to make their products healthier. Its scientists altered the structure of sugar so that it dissolves more quickly. "Price is another complicating factor: if this new sugar is much more expensive than sugar, it will increase cost". "Reducing sugar is the holy grail of food companies these days - but does it work?" In April, it announced "key ingredient improvements" to its Nestlé and Dreyer's-branded ... Read More »

Blazing dormitory's fire door was probably locked

perth_map

The private dormitory housed 34 middle and high school students, according to officials. However, there are fears that the schoolgirls may have been unable to escape while the mayor claimed that it was likely that a fire door had been locked. Read More »