Medicine

Sonia, Rahul condole death of former Karna CM Dharam Singh

Sonia, Rahul condole death of former Karna CM Dharam Singh Local reports said he was admitted for heart ailments at the MS Ramaiah Memorial Hospital in Bengaluru . Mr Singh is survived by wife Prabhavati, sons Vijay Singh (Bidar MLC), Ajay singh (Jewargi MLA) and daughter Priyadarshini. He became minister for the first time in 1980 and managed different portfolios under different chief ministers. He has also served as the Karnataka Pradesh Congress C... [Full Article...]

Cancer Causing Agents Detected in Tap Water Nationwide

Cancer Causing Agents Detected in Tap Water Nationwide Leiba said 93 were linked to cancer , 58 were associated with brain and nervous system damage, and 38 were linked to fertility problems. "There are chemicals that have been linked to cancer, for example, that are found above health-based limits, or health guidelines, in the water of more than 250 million Americans", Nneka Leiba, director of Healthy Living Science at the EWG, told Patch . [Full Article...]

Study finds drinking alcohol can improve your memory

Study finds drinking alcohol can improve your memory By doing so, the research team looked to determine if, and how much, alcohol can influence the memory. The next day both groups did the memory tasks again, and those who had been on the sauce the night before remembered more than their sober counterparts. [Full Article...]

Charlie Gard: Judge approves plan for end of baby's life

Charlie Gard: Judge approves plan for end of baby's life Please refresh the page for the fullest version. Doctors at GOSH and Charlie's parents Chris Gard and Connie Yates disagreed over how long he should receive life-support treatment. Ms Yates walked out of Wednesday's hearing in tears after the judge set the timetable. She yelled: "I hope you are happy with yourselves". The terminally ill child will "inevitably" die soon after artificial ventila... [Full Article...]

Sales of petrol and diesel cars to be banned by 2040

Sales of petrol and diesel cars to be banned by 2040 As Jalopnik reported this month, the worldwide electric vehicle industry faces fundamental resource constraints like potential shortages of battery materials including lithium and particularly cobalt, which will require a lot of research into scalable alternatives. [Full Article...]

United Nations faces war, rains in Yemen cholera spread

United Nations faces war, rains in Yemen cholera spread Since April, a cholera epidemic has ravaged the country with around 400,000 suspected cas. In a statement , WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, PhD, along with UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake and World Food Program Executive Director David Beasley, said that more than 2 years of hostilities have crippled health , water, and sanitation systems, creating ideal conditions ... [Full Article...]

9 key facts about Hepatitis C your doctor wants you to know

9 key facts about Hepatitis C your doctor wants you to know Less than 5% of otherwise healthy persons who are infected as adults will develop chronic infection and 20-30% of adults who are chronically infected will develop cirrhosis and or liver cancer. The advice came on the same day that the World Health Organisation urged countries to scale up access to Direct-Acting Antivirals, DAAs, a new drug for the treatment of the disease, despite a controversy su... [Full Article...]

Human embryo gene editing has taken place in United States, claims report

Human embryo gene editing has taken place in United States, claims report The scientists reportedly used a technique called CRISPR, which allows sections of DNA to be altered or replaced. Previous reports of editing human embryos were all by scientists in China. Technology Review could not determine which disease genes had been chosen for editing. A scientist who is familiar with the project but chose to remain anonymous said: "It is proof of principle that it... [Full Article...]

Popularity of vaping linked to "significant" rise in smokers quitting the habit

Popularity of vaping linked to Dr Catherine Best, Research Fellow at the University of Stirling, said: "Our findings are broadly similar to those from eight other United States studies; however, this is the first study to report from the UK". Mr Hajek said: 'It's absolutely clear that e-cigarettes help smokers replace cigarettes'. They found people who swapped smoking regular cigarettes for e-cigarettes or nicotine replacemen... [Full Article...]

Patients should stop taking antibiotics when they feel better, experts say

Patients should stop taking antibiotics when they feel better, experts say They find that there is no connection between exposure to antibiotics and development of antibiotic resistance in large populations as well as in individual patients. Target selected resistance - When a microbe multiplies within the host it leads to infection. These microbes may undergo genetic mutations that may make them deadlier and resistant to antibiotics. [Full Article...]

The first Apple-compatible cochlear implant sound processor was announced today

The first Apple-compatible cochlear implant sound processor was announced today Cochlear implant has an internal component to be inserted surgically under the skin behind ear. Reuters reports that Cochlear's previous sound processors only worked with mobile phones when implant wearers connected the sound processor to an intermediate Bluetooth device that would then pair with the phone or tablet. [Full Article...]

Highly strung: Woman held over claim she wrecked ex's 54 violins

Highly strung: Woman held over claim she wrecked ex's 54 violins An ethnic Chinese woman living in Japan has been arrested in Tokyo, accused of destroying her ex-husband's violin collection worth almost US$1 million. The couple, who separated a year ago, were in the middle of a divorce when the incident allegedly took place. The woman is a Chinese national and travelled to China several times after the incident. [Full Article...]

Charlie Gard 'cannot go home to die', court rules

Charlie Gard 'cannot go home to die', court rules LONDON| The parents of Charlie Gard , a baby of eleven months, suffering from a rare genetic disease, have found a compromise with the hospital where he is being treated for that he spends his last days in a palliative care unit, announced on Wednesday the High Court in London . [Full Article...]

Judge rules against Charlie Gard's parents ... again

Judge rules against Charlie Gard's parents ... again Justice Francis, the judge, said. Charlie Gard's mother Connie Yates today left a courtroom in tears after the judge in the case said Charlie would have to die in a hospice if his parents and the London Hospital that has been refusing to treat him properly can't come to an agreement over where he will be when his life support is removed. [Full Article...]

Health Unit Reports First Human Case Of West Nile Virus

Health Unit Reports First Human Case Of West Nile Virus The health region also has mosquito testing pools in the Weyburn area, but those have yet to generate any positive tests for mosquitoes with the virus. "Those are the cases where you wind up in the hospital because the person is severely ill, they are experiencing symptoms that are extremely painful or they have a change in their neurological status". [Full Article...]

'Revolutionary': Study of gay couples shows HIV transmission can be stopped

'Revolutionary': Study of gay couples shows HIV transmission can be stopped HIV treatment prevented transmission of the virus in gay couples when only one partner had the virus, a new study shows. When treatment is consistently taken, the virus levels will drop so that they become undetectable in the blood. 12,000 of those sexual encounters were protected exclusively by the HIV positive partner's undetectable viral load, and in the other 5,000, the HIV negative partner ... [Full Article...]

Karnataka, WB, Punjab, Puducherry move SC in favour of Right to Privacy

Karnataka, WB, Punjab, Puducherry move SC in favour of Right to Privacy The Attorney General said that there is no absolute Right to Life and deprivation of the right in certain instances is in-built in the Constitution. "Aadhaar is to secure poor's right to life - food, shelter", Venugopal said, according to Hindustan Times . [Full Article...]

Donate blood and receive $5 Target eGiftCard

Donate blood and receive $5 Target eGiftCard This blood drive comes when the Red Cross is facing a critical blood shortage and is issuing an emergency call for donors of all types to give now so patients can continue to receive the lifesaving treatments they need. "The blood supply is like a cell phone battery, it constantly needs recharging", Mauger said. The Red Cross said the shortage is equal to not receiving any donations for four strai... [Full Article...]

Duane Brown Holding Out of Texans Camp amid Contract Dispute

Duane Brown Holding Out of Texans Camp amid Contract Dispute The veteran left tackle was nowhere to be seen on Tuesday as the Texans prepared to leave for training camp in West Virginia, per NFL Network's James Palmer. The goal is still the same: "to ready our football team and figure out who the best 53 men are that will help us chase a championship". "He should be a part of it". [Full Article...]

Kajal Aggarwal's former manager arrested with 4 gram of ganja in Hyderabad

Kajal Aggarwal's former manager arrested with 4 gram of ganja in Hyderabad His arrest is likely to have a connection with the recent drug racket. "Also, she mentioned that I have zero support on this, and this is harmful to the society". Many big names of Tollywood have popped up. Also, he worked as a manager for Lavanya Tripati, Raashi Khanna, and Megha Akash. Earlier this month, the Excise Department had busted a drug racket and the SIT has summoned 12 Tollywood cele... [Full Article...]


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