Health Care

Around two dozens contracted HIV in India due to single syringe use

Around two dozens contracted HIV in India due to single syringe use Dohre. The HIV cases were discovered in two rural areas, Premganj and Chakmirpur, in the Bangermau tehsil during screening camps held by the State Health department. The small outbreak comes amid a massive shortage of doctors and hospitals in India. "In the camps, 566 people were examined of whom 21 were found to be infected with HIV", the chief medical officer said. [Full Article...]

Can You Get the Flu Twice in 1 Season?

Can You Get the Flu Twice in 1 Season? In a typical flu season , the system reports about five percent of people seeking care at doctor's offices, clinic and hospitals have flu-like symptoms . Fisher said to be aware of touching door handles, phone receivers and the like, after someone with the virus has touched it. 27, almost 1,200 patients had been hospitalized with confirmed cases of the flu in CT and 52 of them have died. [Full Article...]

Heartbreak for Blitzboks as Fiji rule #Hamilton7s

Heartbreak for Blitzboks as Fiji rule #Hamilton7s Hamilton's role as host city for the New Zealand leg of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series was secured through a partnership involving events company 37 South, New Zealand Rugby and Hamilton City Council, which owns and operates FMG Stadium Waikato through its H3 division. [Full Article...]

China slams 'wild guesses' in United States nuclear review

China slams 'wild guesses' in United States nuclear review John Rood, Undersecretary of Defence for Policy, said: "There is no automaticity to this policy", when asked how the United States would manage responses to cases of "extreme circumstances". Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov expressed "deep disappointment" at the plan. The NPR has called for nuclear weapons in the form of "low-yield" warheads that can be launched from the sky or from submarines in ... [Full Article...]

Groundhog Day: She was in the thick of things

Groundhog Day: She was in the thick of things The Groundhog Day celebration started when Germans - Pennsylvania's earliest settlers - introduced Candlemas Day, a Christian holiday celebrated on February 2, to the state. - Groundhog Day is on February 2nd each year and is a day when people gather in various towns across the country to see if a rodent sees it's shadow . [Full Article...]

Florida nurse's video rant on bad flu season goes viral

Florida nurse's video rant on bad flu season goes viral When it comes to preventing the flu from spreading at home, Lockler has a pretty simple solution. One local nurse has gotten so frustrated with the way some people have handled the abnormally harsh season that she recorded a video from her vehicle after a long day of work to vent. [Full Article...]

Girl Power! Look who challenged Sonam Kapoor for holding a pad?

Girl Power! Look who challenged Sonam Kapoor for holding a pad? The Padman himself began the challenge by tagging Akshay Kumar and Twinkle Khanna . Twinkle Khanna had challenged her Mela co-star and he gladly accepted it. Alia Bhatt takes up the challenge thrown by Akshay Kumar to share her picture with a sanitary pad. Akshay Kumar had nominated Alia Bhatt, Deepika Padukone and Virat Kohli to complete the challenge. [Full Article...]

Breast cancer treatments can raise heart risks, doctors warn

Breast cancer treatments can raise heart risks, doctors warn Yet "one of the well-known treatments to potentially cause heart problems are anthracyclines", she said of chemotherapy drugs. Identifying at-risk patients is crucial. Among the chemotherapies used in breast cancer that may compromise cardiac function, doxorubicin - or Adriamycin - and trastuzumab, also known as Herceptin. [Full Article...]

February 2 is Wear Red Day

February 2 is Wear Red Day A number of Doctors, Nurses, and other staff gathered showing their support of "Wear Red Day", and Cardiologist Dr. Majerus says that the awareness of women and heart disease continues to grow thanks to "Wear Red Day". This year, they have a goal to raise $2,000,000. If you need a little help getting red-y today, check out these samples we've gathered for your street style inspiration. [Full Article...]

Nicotine in e-cigarettes might cause cancers, mouse study suggests

Nicotine in e-cigarettes might cause cancers, mouse study suggests Because of this and other factors, some researchers have dismissed the findings. During the tests, some mice were exposed to smokes emanating from e-cigarettes. This amounted to what Hajek called "extremely large doses of nicotine". They found that in comparison to filtered air, e-cigarette vapour damages DNA and also prevents the genetic code from repairing itself. [Full Article...]

Masuaku hit with six-match ban

Masuaku hit with six-match ban Masuaku apologised for his actions in a statement released on Sunday, admitting it was a "totally unacceptable" reaction that was "out of character". Hammers boss David Moyes labelled the action "despicable" and agreed with the referee's decision to send him off. [Full Article...]

High School shooting survivors conquer first day back

High School shooting survivors conquer first day back On Tuesday, a 15-year-old student opened fire at the school, killing two teenagers and wounding several others. She, like Bevin, says young people don't grasp the value of life and the reality of death but she says gun control is a direction national leadership should be walking in. [Full Article...]

Having Flu Raises Chances Of Suffering Heart Attack - Sixfold!

Having Flu Raises Chances Of Suffering Heart Attack - Sixfold! Sixty nine percent of the 332 people in the study who had a heart attack following a flu diagnosis had not gotten a flu shot , according to the study . Flu has cause inflammation of the heart, brain or muscle tissues; and multiple organ failure. Dr. Kwong explains that there are several ways that a respiratory infection like the flu can lead to a heart attack. [Full Article...]

Chinese scientists clone 2 monkeys for 1st time

Chinese scientists clone 2 monkeys for 1st time The two genetically identical macaques were born two weeks apart, in late November and December. Until now, attempts to carry out the same process in primates have proved hard because of the far more complicated process of cell division and early development. [Full Article...]

Trump Got A Perfect Score On A Cognitive Assessment Test

Trump Got A Perfect Score On A Cognitive Assessment Test The deal would also provide some funding to start construction on a wall on the Mexican border, and move policy toward more merit-based immigration . That's according to Democratic Sen. Amidst allegations from his opponents and some physicians about the status of his mental health , Jackson said that Trump asked him to conduct a test on him in this regard, even though it was not required by la... [Full Article...]

Chinese angry at United States probe in South China Sea

Chinese angry at United States probe in South China Sea Scarborough Shoal, which is also claimed by Taipei and Manila and sits just 230 km (140 miles) from the Philippine coast, has always been the subject of speculation amid Beijing's massive land-reclamation projects in the South China Sea. China told the warship was told to leave a disputed portion of the South China Sea last week. The US does not claim territory in the South China Sea, but has ... [Full Article...]

Myanmar urges Bangladesh to extradite 1300 'rebel' Rohingyas

Myanmar urges Bangladesh to extradite 1300 'rebel' Rohingyas Myanmar's army described it as "clearance operations" against terrorists, but the UN and the United States have called it "ethnic cleansing". United States Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said the UN refugee agency United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) was consulted but it's very important the agency is fully involved to guarantee the repatriation adheres to global standards. [Full Article...]

17 dead after blaze engulfs plastic factory in Bawana

17 dead after blaze engulfs plastic factory in Bawana The cause of Saturday's fire is under investigation but officials believe it started on the ground floor and then spread to the first floor and the cellar. Monitoring the situation.Ordered enquiry", Delhi minister Satyendar Jain said in a tweet. "Learnt about a serious fire incident in a private factory at Bawana". [Full Article...]

Kerber edges out Sharapova, advances to Australian Open 4th round

Kerber edges out Sharapova, advances to Australian Open 4th round Chung beat fourth-seeded Alexander Zverev 5-7, 7-6 (3), 2-6, 6-3, 6-0 in the third round on Rod Laver Arena . This was Sharapova's first appearance at the Australian Open since 2016, when she tested positive for meldonium and later was handed a 15-month ban. [Full Article...]

Nuclear-Capable Agni-5 Ballistic Missile Successfully Test-Fired

Nuclear-Capable Agni-5 Ballistic Missile Successfully Test-Fired China and Pakistan , who have a hawkish eye on India's weapons programme, were angered by India's previous tests. Relations between India and china deteriorated last June when India said it opposed a Chinese attempt to extend a road on the border of China, India and Bhutan. [Full Article...]


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