Health Care

by | January 05, 2018 | 13:53

But are we really facing a future without it? DW talked to the researchers at UC Berkley who, to our great relief, said cacao plants are not on their way out. Fungi and viruses are poised to doom chocolate, which is why scientists are racing to save cacao - the tree that sprouts the colorful, football-size pods containing beans used to make chocolate - with the gene-editing tool known as CRISPR-Cas9, according to a new report.

by | January 05, 2018 | 13:41

Don't laugh, because we fully appreciate how ridiculous that sounds. From the nine-week to 20-week points of the study, they did the same exercises every other day for 30 minutes. The study worked like this - 16 women aged between 40 and 65 were recruited, and underwent two face-to-face, 90-minute training sessions with a facial exercise instructor.

by | January 05, 2018 | 13:35

Lelux Hospital in Bangkok , Thailand started to offer a freaky treatment about six months ago after one of its male customers complained of dark parts on his groin. Thongchai Keeratihuttayakorn of the Health Service Support Department said. This unusual trend came into being, when a man was unhappy with the dark parts of his groin and underwent a laser treatment to get his crotch lightened and was very happy with the results of the whitening treatment.

by | January 05, 2018 | 12:56

While some individuals may only remain ill for five to 10 days, in other extreme cases people may have to be hospitalised if they exhibit more severe reactions. While washing any greens may help avoid some illnesses, Consumer Reports warns that it may not get rid of all E. Coli bacteria present. "Do not buy romaine lettuce and don't use any that you may have in your refrigerator until there is more information on the source of contamination".

by | January 05, 2018 | 12:30

That is particularly true of young Americans attending college. Young people have always been aiming high, but it turns out perfectionism among them reached a peak in recent years. Curran cites college students' drive to ideal their grade point averages and compare them to their peers. Dr. Barbara Greenberg, a clinical psychologist specializing in family and relationship issues, points to one glaring factor: social media , saying, "These people grew up being constantly evaluated on social ...

by | January 05, 2018 | 12:29

The East of England Ambulance Service has told Heart it was so stretched over New Year, it was forced to put patients in TAXIS. In the previous week hospitals had reported bed occupancy levels of 90.9 per cent - above the recommended safe limit of 85 per cent.

by | January 05, 2018 | 12:09

Since 1991, the cancer death rate has fallen 26 percent. US rates of cancer incidence over the past decade were stable for women and decreased by about 2 percent annually for men. Still, the lifetime probability of being diagnosed with the disease is slightly higher for men than for women, with adult height accounting for about a third of the difference.

by | January 05, 2018 | 11:16

According to the Arizona Department of Health Services, there have been just under 8,000 cases of flu confirmed by a lab since flu season started October 1. The vaccine is safe and effective. Symptoms include a fever, cough or sore throat, aches, chills, and fatigue. "We are really pushing people, 'please get the vaccine, you still have time to do that.' We're most concerned about keeping an eye on the kids".

by | January 05, 2018 | 10:42

As Cinemablend notes, the decision by the World Health Organization to label gaming as a disorder is being taken seriously by those in the community for fear that it would lead to further stigmatization. Perhaps the crucial part of the WHO's decision is centred on how it draws the line between healthy and unhealthy levels of gaming. It will suggest that abnormal gaming behaviour should be in evidence over a period of at least 12 months "for a diagnosis to be assigned" but added that period ...

by | January 05, 2018 | 10:32

The Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay (MIND) diet, ranked third past year, is a hybrid of the top-rated DASH and Mediterranean diets . The ketogenic diet on the other hand, even though promoted by Halle Berry, Rihanna and even the Kardashians, eliminates carbs, cuts down on most protein, and boosts fat intake.

by | January 05, 2018 | 09:29

The idea of untreated, unfiltered water might sound good, especially given the rise of raw, organic, natural diets, but consumers should be wary. Other tasty things you can get from drinking contaminated water are typhoid fever , hepatitis A, SARS, and cholera, which has the distinction of being "one of the most rapidly fatal illnesses known".

by | January 05, 2018 | 09:24

The health department says all three had underlying health conditions and died from complications from this season's flu. But, medical professionals say your best defense against getting sick is to still get the vaccine. In cases of those with flu-like symptoms, the department says they have over 10,000 unconfirmed cases. Santa Clara County health officials say this year's flu season is more severe than average and one reason is because of the type of flu strain going around.

by | January 05, 2018 | 09:21

So far, 17 people from 13 states have been sickened in the outbreak, reflecting no new confirmed cases since the CDC's initial report on Dec 28. The consumer advocacy group called on the Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to do more to warn people about the outbreak, which at last count had made 58 people sick in the US and Canada .

by | January 03, 2018 | 00:58

Reports said that the noise of fireworks for the New Year celebrations in Omuku town made it hard for residents to realise that shots were being fired and people were being killed. Dakuku Peterside, who is from the state, said it was supremacy battle among cult groups. "People in our communities must learn to live peacefully", Buhari said.

by | January 02, 2018 | 23:11

The actor is once again ready to entertain his fan with his upcoming film " Haathi Mere Saathi ". The Baahubali star had earlier shared that he is working on a film that deals with conservation of elephants titled " Haathi Mere Saathi ". This looks like a great news for Daggubati and mega fans. It looks like he plays a mahout in the film. "Introducing #Bandev from #HaathiMereSaathi ".

by | January 02, 2018 | 21:09

The crop's tiny seedlings would be able to survive in different climates if the experiment is proven successful. The trees can only grow within approximately 20 degrees north and south of the Equator - and they thrive under specific conditions such as high humidity and abundant rain.

by | January 02, 2018 | 20:24

Public Health England said on average children are eating at least three unhealthy snacks or sugary drinks a day, and called for parents to buy snacks of no more than 100 calories at a time as part of its new Change4Life campaign . The Government is set to introduce a tax on fizzy drinks in April. This is because half of children's sugar intake , now around 7 sugar cubes a day 1, comes from unhealthy snacks and sugary drinks 1, leading to obesity and dental decay.

by | January 02, 2018 | 18:43

On Kevin Spacey: "Kevin Spacey shouldn't have done that s-t to that kid". "I didn't even know that was possible!" "You are right", Chappelle said . He also said that the consequences for his conduct "might be disproportionate". "One lady said, 'Louis C.K. masturbated in front of me, ruined my comedy dreams, '" he says.

by | January 02, 2018 | 17:25

According to professor Christian Holscher, of Lancaster University , his team's research held clear promise of being developed into a treatment. Problems with growth factor signaling have been shown to be impaired in the brains of Alzheimer's patients, researchers noted.

by | January 01, 2018 | 18:51

David on December 23, 2015, planned on proposing to his love, but before he could Lindsay was handed a surprising diagnosis - a lump in her breast doctors had previously dismissed was cancerous. "Anyone else would have given up a long time ago". David said he knew it was going to be their last time together and it seemed like "the strangest funeral I've ever been to".

by | January 01, 2018 | 16:31

It's either socialize or play ball, but not both."Like I've been telling you guys: Nobody remembers December 27", Tristan Thompson said.Thompson wasn't defending or even addressing any questions about focus. Even James couldn't do whatever he wanted. "The way I grew up, not many guys make it past 18, so I'm blessed to be in this position where I am today, and I don't take this moment for granted." "'We can not let you in here and mess up our liquor license.' So 21 was pretty cool, too".

by | January 01, 2018 | 12:09

EchoStar Corporation (SATS) has risen 47.96% since December 31, 2016 and is uptrending. Kistler-Tiffany Companies Llc increased its stake in British Amern Tob Plc (BTI) by 9921.21% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC.

by | January 01, 2018 | 11:34

The researchers noted that it's possible that some of the women used pot before they realized they were pregnant. This trend mirrors what's going on in society at large: In just the last few years, regulations and attitudes toward marijuana have undergone a seismic transformation.

by | January 01, 2018 | 09:34

She was good. She only pursued right, no matter what. Eric Garner was killed in 2014 during an altercation with police when NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo put him in a chokehold. She was a real activist, she was always involved. "It really really was", a tweet posted to her account said. "This thing, it beats you down". When her son was born in August, she named him after her father.

by | January 01, 2018 | 04:59

He had missed India's limited-overs series against Sri Lanka while the pair were married in Italy then held receptions in New Delhi and Mumbai later in the month. The visitors will look to break their duck in South Africa as they have never won a series against the Proteas in their backyard in six previous attempts.

by | January 01, 2018 | 00:42

Revellers in Sydney were not disappointed as a display lit up the sky above Sydney Harbour including a rainbow waterfall cascade flowed off the harbour's iconic bridge to celebrate the legalisation of same-sex marriage. Elsewhere in Asia, a light show and firework display ushered in the New Year in South Korea's capital Seoul. The Americas will be the last continents to kick off the 2018 celebrations.

by | December 31, 2017 | 16:43

Okpozo died in December 2016 and was granted the honour of a public condolence statement by President Buhari who however appeared to appoint him to chair the board of the National Press Council (NPC) in December 2017. Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, told journalists in Abuja on Saturday that there was nothing scandalous or extraordinary about the list.

by | December 31, 2017 | 15:46

On Thursday, the United Nations humanitarian coordinator for Yemen said that Saudi-led airstrikes had killed 109 civilians since 18 December, including at least 54 in airstrikes on a market in the western province of Taiz. Mattis, meanwhile, criticised Houthi forces for storing weapons in residential areas, saying this "doesn't help if they're concerned about civilian casualties".

by | December 30, 2017 | 13:23

Therefore, CHP officers will continue with an arrest based on the "totality of evidence", mostly a collection of observations that they can use to determine probable cause. The message is simple: A DUI is about more than just alcohol. Drivers are encouraged to download the Designated Driver VIP, or "DDVIP", a free mobile app that helps find nearby bars and restaurants that feature free incentives for the designated sober driver, from free non-alcoholic drinks to free appetizers.

by | December 30, 2017 | 11:07

Even though the Texas Department of Health said one person has died from the flu in Texas this season, people should never dismiss the following symptoms. All it takes is one cough, a sneeze and unwashed hands for someone with the flu to transmit the virus to someone else. The state Department of Health made that announcement Friday.

by | December 30, 2017 | 02:08

Allen and Gabriel Maldonado , both black gay men, came directly from communities who are disproportionately impacted by the HIV epidemic, and helped write and revise the first-ever National HIV/AIDS Strategy under the Obama administration", Barrington-Ward continued.

by | December 29, 2017 | 17:12

Collection will take place January 2-5 and residents are asked to put their tree, stripped of all decorations, out on January 2. In Washington, D.C . "If you put your tree by the curb, we'll obviously collect it on our trash schedule, but it's going to the landfill", City of Tuscaloosa Community Engagement Manager Michelle Smart said.

by | December 29, 2017 | 12:36

In Virginia, the levels of flu cases across the state were listed as "sporadic". Going to work or school while ill may pass the disease onto someone who is at risk for serious complications. To lessen your chance of getting sick this winter - Keep your distance from others if you have cold or flu-like symptoms. " Older adults, individuals with chronic health conditions, pregnant women, young children and infants are more vulnerable to flu illness".

by | December 29, 2017 | 04:33

No, that doesn't make it a purple moon. A second supermoon in one month is also a blue moon , NASA explains . In the United Kingdom, people can look up to see the full moon at 2:24 a.m. The Moon shined brightly this year, whether it was blocking out the Sun during one of the most-viewed events in USA history, or reinvigorating our human space exploration plans.

by | December 28, 2017 | 19:58

A woman, who was kidnapped and thrown from a bridge into the frigid Arkansas River after she witnessed a fatal shooting, managed to swim to safety. Deputies arrested him on charges of capital murder, kidnapping, attempted capital murder and aggravated residential burglary.