Medicina

NTU scientists develop 'fat-burning' patch to combat obesity

NTU scientists develop 'fat-burning' patch to combat obesity When the patch is pressed into the skin for about two minutes, these micro-needles become embedded in the skin and detach from the patch, which can then be removed. "The amount of drugs we used in the patch is much less than those used in oral medication or an injected dose". "What we aim to develop is a painless patch that everyone could use easily, is unobtrusive and yet affordable", said Prof... [Artigo completo...]

NHS boss warns 'selfish' revellers drunk tanks may become norm

NHS chief executive Simon Stevens said he would study how existing mobile drunk recovery units relieved the pressure at New Year's Eve at overstretched hospitals before deciding whether they should become a regular feature. If the evidence suggests that A&E wards and the police would benefit from the introduction of more drunk tanks, more cities across the country will launch the services in ti... [Artigo completo...]

Battery metal among smoking cancer compounds, Public Health England warns

Battery metal among smoking cancer compounds, Public Health England warns And one person is admitted to hospital every minute due to smoking. Professor John Newton, director of health improvement at PHE, said: "Every cigarette sends a flood of poisonous chemicals through the bloodstream in seconds". "The high levels of poisons I saw from the lab tests reflect the damage spreading around the body with each and every cigarette", she said. Meanwhile carbon monoxide d... [Artigo completo...]

Parents murdered after warning daughter about teen boyfriend's neo-Nazi affiliations

Parents murdered after warning daughter about teen boyfriend's neo-Nazi affiliations It retweeted tweets praising Hitler, made derogatory comments about Jews, called for "white revolution", and showed an image of a man hanging from a noose beneath a slur for gays, among other objectionable content. Scott Fricker and Buckley Kuhn-Fricker will be honored after their lives "were cut short by an act of inexplicable violence", Fricker's obituary, published Thursday, says. [Artigo completo...]

Price Increases For 40-year-old Cancer Drug Questioned

Price Increases For 40-year-old Cancer Drug Questioned Under NextSource Biotechnology, that capsule now costs $768. Lomustine is being supplied by NextSource Biotechnology LLC after the rights were sold by Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.in 2013. There are now at least 319 drugs for which U.S. patents have expired but which have no generic versions, according to a list published by U.S. Food and Drug Administration earlier this month. [Artigo completo...]

More flu-related deaths reported in Dallas County

More flu-related deaths reported in Dallas County The fourth patient was a 59-year-old resident of Dallas. Health officials are not releasing additional details for the victim's privacy, but in a press release said the flu had killed an adult under the age of 65. More and more people are getting sick, but the state of IL says there's still time to get a flu shot . The nasal spray vaccine is not recommended for the 2017-18 season because of c... [Artigo completo...]

Nigerians return from Libya

Nigerians return from Libya The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Friday said a total of 6,672 Nigerians voluntarily returned from Libya from January 6 to December 28. The director general of NEMA, Engineer Mustapha Maihajja who received the returnees on behalf of federal government praised the IOM for their efforts at continuing the repatriation exercises at the time when they should be enjoying the festive sea... [Artigo completo...]

Foragido do Piauí é preso com droga na rodoviária de Tianguá

Foragido do Piauí é preso com droga na rodoviária de Tianguá Após a prisão, a polícia seguiu a diligência até uma casa, onde a equipe apreendeu aproximadamente 15,7kg de maconha, dinheiro e duas balanças de precisão. Com informações do portal Campo Maior em Foco. A ação policial coordenada pela delegacia de Campo Maior contou com o apoio da Diretoria de Inteligência da SSP-PI e com apoio logístico da Delegacia de Prevenção e Repressão a Entorpecentes ... [Artigo completo...]

Parques fechados em SP não têm aviso sobre riscos de febre amarela

Parques fechados em SP não têm aviso sobre riscos de febre amarela Agora já são 26 parques fechados por causa da morte de macacos . A pasta recomenda também que não se utilize as dependências do Parque Linear Parelheiros, Feitiço da Vila, Sapé e do Juliana de Carvalho Torres (COHAB Raposo Tavares). Apesar das interdições pelo risco de contaminação por febre amarela parques lineares da capital não apresentam avisos sobre os perigos para a população. [Artigo completo...]

Timberwolves PG Teague (knee) to miss up to four weeks

Timberwolves PG Teague (knee) to miss up to four weeks Teague had an MRI at Mayo Clinic. Teague appears to have been fortunate as it seemed his knee injury could have knocked him out much longer. Teague is averaging north of 34 minutes per game this season. After Wednesday night's 128-125 win over the Nuggets , the Timberwolves are carrying a five-game winning streak and an overall record of 22-13, which is good for the No. [Artigo completo...]

Dangerous Winter Storm Friday Into Saturday

Dangerous Winter Storm Friday Into Saturday A Winter Storm Watch - which means means there is potential for significant snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel - begins Friday morning into Friday evening for the area. Sheridan County, along with nearly all of Nebraska, was placed under a winter weather advisory on December 21, the first day of winter. Meanwhile, the mountains of Montana will likely receive 1-3 feet of sn... [Artigo completo...]

Hampshire firefighter deploys to combat deadly diphtheria outbreak in Bangladesh

Hampshire firefighter deploys to combat deadly diphtheria outbreak in Bangladesh Once there they will be hampered by overcrowding, poor sanitation and a shortage of clean water. This is the first time the UK Emergency Medical Team (UKEMT) has been deployed since it was certified by the World Health Organisation in 2016. [Artigo completo...]

Vaga intermitente tem saldo positivo em novembro

Vaga intermitente tem saldo positivo em novembro A expectativa dos defensores das mudanças é que a nova lei facilitaria contratações e poderia aumentar o número de empregos no país - o que, pelo menos num primeiro momento, não ocorreu. Ele argumentou, entretanto, que esse resultado não indica interrupção no processo de retomada do crescimento econômico. Ao fim de novembro o país tinha 38,62 milhões de trabalhadores com carteira assinada. [Artigo completo...]

Professores terão aumento de 6,81% no salário em 2018

Professores terão aumento de 6,81% no salário em 2018 Com isso, o valor passa de R$ 2.298,80 para R$ 2.455,35 aos educadores com jornada de 40 horas semanais. O índice, anunciado pelo Ministério da Educação, é 4,01% acima da inflação prevista para este ano, que é de 2,8%, de acordo com o Índice Nacional de Preços ao Consumidor (IPCA), divulgado na última semana pelo Banco Central (BC). [Artigo completo...]

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY) EPS Estimated At $0.67

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY) EPS Estimated At $0.67 The D L Carlson Investment Group Inc holds 53,952 shares with $3.44M value, up from 7,100 last quarter. The stock decreased 2.89% or $0.14 during the last trading session, reaching $4.7. Therefore 32% are positive. According to today's trading volume Bristol-Myers Squibb Company is BELOW its 20-Day Avg. volume with the stock showing BELOW Abnormal volume in the past 150 days. [Artigo completo...]

Menino morre após ferimentos com arma branca na Zona Leste de Teresina

De acordo com populares, a criança estava andando de bicicleta quando teve o pescoço cortado com a linha. A Fundação informou que o hospital entrou em contato com a Polícia Civil após a chegada do corpo do menino, assim como com o Instituto de Medicina Legal (IML). [Artigo completo...]

Lesbian couple, two children murdered in upstate NY

Lesbian couple, two children murdered in upstate NY The mother was 36 years old and in a relationship with a 22-year-old woman whose body was also found in the basement apartment, the chief said. "We do not believe this was a random act". Jin Chen, his wife Hai Yan Li and their two sons were quiet and "minded their business", a neighbor told the Times Union after the murders took place three years ago. [Artigo completo...]

Marijuana use rising among pregnant women, study suggests

Marijuana use rising among pregnant women, study suggests Among pregnant mothers who were younger than 18, researchers said the prevalence of prenatal marijuana use based on the self-report or toxicology test increased from 12.5 percent to 21.8 percent from 2009 to 2016. discontinue use of marijuana for medicinal purposes in favor of an alternative therapy". Over that same period, the proportion of pregnant women aged 18 to 24 using marijuana rose from 1... [Artigo completo...]

2000 cops to be deployed in CBD on New Year's Eve

2000 cops to be deployed in CBD on New Year's Eve Moreover, there will be no barricading for separating men and women or earmarking reserved spaces for children and women. He said that the closure time for bars and restaurants has been extended up to 2 am to allow people to enjoy the New Year with their families peacefully. [Artigo completo...]

Exercising twice a week could help prevent dementia, research suggests

Exercising twice a week could help prevent dementia, research suggests More than 6 per cent of people across the world in their 60s experience MCI, which rises to 37 per cent among people aged 85 and older, according to the American Academy of Neurology . The new guideline on MCI, which follows a review of all available studies , has been endorsed by the US Alzheimer's Association. Peterson advises walking or jogging for 150 minutes a week if possible, ideally fo... [Artigo completo...]


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