Health Care

by | March 08, 2018 | 19:00

Infants who look like their father at birth are likely to be healthier by their first birthday according to a new U.S. study , as fathers are more inclined to spend time with children who look like them. While these measurements aren't ideal - even if a child is ill, there might be time or money restraints that prevent a doctor visit - when taken together and allowing for controlling factors, there's still a "statistically significant" trend, the researchers say.

by | March 08, 2018 | 18:24

The district has said previously that students who walk out would be violating the student code of conduct pertaining to disruption of the school day. "We could all be victims of it at any moment", she said. The goal of the National School Walkout is to "demand Congress pass legislation to keep us safe from gun violence at our schools, on our streets and in our homes and places of worship", according to its website.

by | March 08, 2018 | 17:41

Receiving the report submitted by the Chairman, Senate Committee on Financial Crimes and Anti-Corruption, Senator Chukwuka Utazi, the Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu, who presided over the session said there was need to expedite action on the document.

by | March 08, 2018 | 13:10

This is the fourth Global Tour by the FIFA World Cup Trophy , and the third time it will be visiting Nigeria. "Football has a cult followership in Nigeria". This was what happened when Coca-Cola brought the coveted trophy to Nigeria. FIFA World Cup victor, Christian Karembeu has tipped the Super Eagles of Nigeria to be one of the standout teams at the 21st FIFA World Cup finals taking place in Russian Federation this summer.

by | March 08, 2018 | 11:54

A semi carrying Busch beer spilled its cargo after a wreck on I-10 Westbound at the Holt Exit (exit 45). But, hey, there's probably going to be great happy hour specials in Okaloosa County this week. An estimated 60,000 pounds of Busch beer was thrown from the trailer, according to multiple reports. He was treated for minor injuries at the scene and is charged with careless driving .

by | March 08, 2018 | 07:12

Students from Chicago say that they plan on walking out of school this month, joining activists around the country in the National School Walkout and the March for Our Lives events, and they've extended an invitation for Parkland students to visit Chicago.

by | March 08, 2018 | 02:49

Officials from the Texas Department of State Health Services posted a letter on Twitter that was sent Friday to parents and participants at the National Cheerleaders Association All-Star National Championship from February 23-26, warning them of possible exposure to the contagious viral illness.

by | March 07, 2018 | 23:07

The Florida House spent almost seven hours Tuesday debating a school safety plan that would arm some school employees. State lawmakers observed a moment of silence in honour of the shooting victims shortly after rejecting the ban. The move to pass the bill, the most successful and sweeping attempt at gun control in Florida's recent legislative history, was triggered by a shooting in Parkland on February 14 and is named in honor of the tragic event.

by | March 07, 2018 | 20:29

Nashville International Airport is welcoming Allegiant Air to its lineup, with several low-priced flights starting in June. Tickets on the new nonstop flights from Louisville International Airport to Myrtle Beach International Airport can be used beginning June 6, 2018, but flights must be booked by Thursday, March 8, 2018 for travel by August 18, 2018.

by | March 07, 2018 | 19:08

I was frustrated", said Molden, 40, of Kansas City, Mo. Her doctors told her they anxious about the possibility of her taking hydrocodone for the rest of her life. "On the main outcome that measures how pain interferes with life, the groups didn't differ". In both groups, patients initially rated their pain intensity at 5.4, but scores dropped to just 4.0 with opioids and fell to 3.5 on the other drugs.

by | March 07, 2018 | 18:23

Cities and towns in 16 states reported showing increases ranging from 21 percent to upwards of 43 percent in more rural areas, and upwards of 54 percent for large cities, according to the CDC Enhanced State Overdose Surveillance Program data .

by | March 07, 2018 | 14:56

The flu remains considered widespread across ME, but the decrease in numbers may indicate the spread of the virus continues to slow. The Centers for Disease Control says there were two weeks in a row in February with a decrease in the number of confirmed cases of flu throughout the nation.

by | March 07, 2018 | 13:01

Even now that the connection has been scientifically confirmed, hapless Tiger CEO Lawrence MacDougall is all defence - yesterday telling a press conference the company has seen no evidence of links between the Polokwane factory and the 948 identified cases Listeriosis .

by | March 07, 2018 | 12:50

President Muhammadu Buhari during a stakeholders' meeting with representatives of ethnic groups and the Taraba State Government at the Taraba Government House in Jalingo on Monday, said more lives has been lost to the Taraba crisis than that of the killings in Benue and Zamfara states.

by | March 07, 2018 | 12:46

According to a statement by the National Publicity Secretary of the party, Mr. Kola Ologbondiyan, the party said it was proud of Obasanjo who had excelled as an worldwide figure and made outstanding contributions toward global peace and development, particularly, in the African sub-region.

by | March 07, 2018 | 09:23

The drug regulator said the test, which work by analyzing DNA collected from saliva samples, provides genetic risk information but can not determine a person's overall risk of developing a disease or condition. The FDA expanded that today, adding breast cancer risk testing onto the approved list. The test, which analyzes DNA in saliva, will be marketed to consumers by privately held 23andMe.

by | March 07, 2018 | 06:42

Also on Sunday, a massive block of snow fell from a roof and buried a mother and her 7-year-old son just feet from the front door of their Kirkwood Mountain condo, authorities said. The instructor was able to grab the hoodie the girl was wearing, saving her from falling several metres to the ground below. Sara didn't sustain any serious injuries, but she had bruising on her neck and legs.

by | March 07, 2018 | 06:20

The first, the Enhanced State Opioid Overdose Surveillance (ESOOS) program, is a snapshot of emergency department data from 16 states. The opioid crisis seemed to be worsening most quickly in Wisconsin, where 109 percent more people went to the emergency room for an overdose in September 2017 than did in July 2016.

by | March 06, 2018 | 22:35

As the sources say, Khaled who works under a cable operator has brought a smartphone recently for himself and gradually got addicted to porn where he was caught red-handed by his father who warned him several times restricting the teen from using his phone for the same.

by | March 06, 2018 | 21:35

In 1979, bits of Skylab, America's first space station, re-entered and landed in Australia. The US-funded Aerospace Corporation estimates Tiangong-1 will re-enter the atmosphere during the first week of April, give or take a week, while the European Space Agency (ESA) says its best guess is the module will come down between 24 March and 19 April.

by | March 06, 2018 | 21:29

Sebastian Vettel was fastest on the opening day of the second week of testing in Barcelona , ahead of the 2018 Formula 1 season, as McLaren's testing woes continue. It did not return to the track again for the rest of the day. Stoffel Vandoorne suffered a loss of electrical power on his installation lap and had to be pushed back to McLaren's garage, and the same issue affected his next run.

by | March 06, 2018 | 18:46

Speaking to the annual policy conference of pro-Israel lobby AIPAC, Pence said the United States will never allow Iran to acquire a nuclear weapon. "It is no less than blasphemous to suggest that any Jew or any Christian is against peace". Vice President Mike Pence also spoke at AIPAC on Monday night, and reaffirmed his own support for Israel and for the administration's decision to move the US Embassy there to Jerusalem.

by | March 06, 2018 | 18:44

After seeing the cap rise by an average of nearly 8 percent each year since 2014, the Steelers could have expected a salary cap in the region of $180 million had the increases stuck to trend. For a Pittsburgh Steelers team already struggling for cap space and now looking to accommodate a franchise tag for Le'Veon Bell worth $14.544M, this is not helpful.

by | March 06, 2018 | 16:39

Britons are being urged "to go on a diet" as research reveals that numerous UK's children are eating up to 500 calories more than the recommended daily amount - the equivalent of an extra meal. But PHE said that if the 20% target is met within five years, then over the next 25 years more than 35,000 premature deaths could be prevented. PHE data also reveals United Kingdom adults consume an average of 200-300 calories more than needed each day.

by | March 06, 2018 | 16:14

An artist's impression of Enantiornithes . After millions of years in the Early Cretaceous deposits of Las Hoyas, Spain, the fossilized bird was missing only its feet, hands and the tip of its tail. "The evolutionary diversification of birds has resulted in a wide range of hatchling developmental strategies and important differences in their growth rates", said Fabien Knoll from the University of Manchester.

by | March 06, 2018 | 15:58

The study testing associations between e-cigarette use and more established smoking habits was conducted by University of California San Francisco researchers Benjamin W. And those who used only e-cigarettes had much higher levels than those who used neither product. Additionally, Dr Rubinstein said the chemicals used to keep e-cigarette solutions in their liquid form, propylene glycol and glycerin, are safe at room temperature but toxic when heated to the temperatures required for ...

by | March 06, 2018 | 10:01

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee , while addressing a programme in Purulia, sounded a "Delhi Chalo" call following BJP's victory in the recent Tripura assembly elections. It does not allow people to indulge in violence. Back as an ally with the Congress in 2004, she got the coal and mines portfolio and in 2009, she became the railway minister for the second time round.Popularly known as "Didi", Mamata Banerjee played a crucial role in highlighting the state's alleged atrocities on ...

by | March 06, 2018 | 09:19

Conning Inc who had been investing in Magellan Midstream Prtnrs Lp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $14.56B market cap company. Currently, the stock carries a price to earnings ratio of 290.2, a price to book ratio of 1.85, and a price to sales ratio of 0.9.

by | March 06, 2018 | 03:50

The president, who said he was in the state to condole with the government and those who lost their loved ones, described attacks and shedding of blood as unfortunate. We have deployed the military to Kaduna, two battalions to Kaduna. "But the question that you seem to ask I've been to Zamfara, I've been to Adamawa when this killing took place".

by | March 06, 2018 | 03:29

Yesterday, Ms Ardern pledged the government would dedicate nearly $10 million in aid and support for Samoa. According to a statement by Samoa's Department of Press and Communications, this was announced on Monday by visiting New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern who arrived in Samoa on Sunday night for an one-day official visit.

by | March 06, 2018 | 01:31

China said on Monday (March 5) that its military budget this year would grow 8.1 per cent from 2017, a larger increase than the previous two years, even as the country kept its overall economic growth target the same. In April, it launched a 50,000-ton carrier built entirely on its own based on the Ukrainian model. Such vessels stand to alter the balance of power in the Indo-Pacific, where the U.S.

by | March 05, 2018 | 23:22

Over the 11-year period they studied, the researchers identified 3,647 opioid-related patients in 31 children's hospitals across the United States. Dr. "Not only did the absolute number of opioid-related admissions increase but the rate of both hospital and PICU admissions increased as well". "Additional efforts are needed to reduce preventable opioid exposure in children", wrote Dr.

by | March 05, 2018 | 22:13

After the Vikings lost in the NFC Championship to the Eagles, the quarterback position has been the number one question for the Vikings heading into the offseason. And based on everything I heard last week at the combine I anticipate those teams being the New York Jets and the Minnesota Vikings . He expressed some doubt about whether Bridgewater would ever be able to fully return from the devastating knee injury he suffered two years ago.

by | March 05, 2018 | 20:04

On Sunday Ouma Oluga, chief executive officer of the Kenya Medical Practitioners, Pharmacists and Dentists' Union, said in a televised interview the mix-up at Kenyatta National Hospital laid bare the dangers to patients of an "overwhelmed" system and staff.

by | March 05, 2018 | 17:05

The Sensex ended 300 points lower at 33,746 while Nifty settled at 10,358, down almost 100 points. "Markets corrected further on Monday falling for the fourth straight session". Meanwhile, on a net basis, domestic institutional investors (DIIs) sold shares worth Rs. 3.29 crore while foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) bought shares worth Rs.