Health

Use antibiotics effectively to reduce drug-resistance

Use antibiotics effectively to reduce drug-resistance WATCH: Find out more about the campaignWill you be an Antibiotic Guardian? MANY young Australians are asking for antibiotics when they don't need them. People can hand in their unused or out of date antibiotics at any of the Trust's Lloyds outpatient pharmacies based at St Mary's Hospital in Paddington, Charing Cross Hospital in Hammersmith and Hammersmith Hospital in Acton, until Wednesday 1 De... [Full Article...]

Digital Abilify pill secures first-of-its-kind FDA approval

Mitchell Mathis, director of the division of Psychiatry Products in the FDA's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, said in a statement. Abilify MyCite ( aripiprazole tablets with sensor, Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.) has an ingestible sensor embedded in the pill that records that the medication was taken. [Full Article...]

Sex can rarely trigger Cardiac Arrest: Recent Report

Sex can rarely trigger Cardiac Arrest: Recent Report What is more, less than half those who have a heart attack during sex are likely to get CPR or any other first aid. "For the last two decades we've been working on how to predict and prevent sudden cardiac arrest ". Dr. Sumeet Chugh , senior author of the study and a professor of medicine at Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute in Los Angeles, told CNN that the large number of people helped stren... [Full Article...]

Delhi govt's no show at NGT hearing, Supreme Court enters plea

Delhi govt's no show at NGT hearing, Supreme Court enters plea The National Green Tribunal , India's top environment court, is still reviewing the vehicle rationing scheme. On November 11, the NGT gave a conditional nod to the Delhi government's proposal to implement the odd-even scheme for five days starting from November 13. [Full Article...]

Fidget spinners with harmful lead counts for kids sold at Target

Fidget spinners with harmful lead counts for kids sold at Target She tests consumer products that concerned parents send to her, including hundreds of fidget spinners. The group continues to test other spinners from other retailers as part of its annual holiday toy testing project. The process to remove the two fidget spinners from Target stores began Friday. "We are pleased to see that Target is not selling these products online anymore", said Kara Cook-Sc... [Full Article...]

Nigeria held away in final qualifier in Algeria

Nigeria held away in final qualifier in Algeria John Ogu put Eagles in front with a super finish in the 62nd minute before a controversial penalty converted by Yacine Brahim gave the Fennecs a point in Constantine on Friday. "But we will always support sports but let's hope that when we do our part the executive arm of the government will also do theirs". The Super Eagles went into the break with a 0-0 scoreline. [Full Article...]

How to Watch Washington vs. Stanford

How to Watch Washington vs. Stanford Washington's defense is one of the best in the nation, but they've rarely been tested so far this year. Washington vs. Stanford live stream , start time , betting odds and TV information for Friday night's game between the Huskies and Cardinal. [Full Article...]

Drinking Found to Increase Cancer Risk

Drinking Found to Increase Cancer Risk It was also an opportunity, she says, to call for more research into the relationship between alcohol use and disease recurrence among cancer patients, and to address widely-held beliefs that drinking may carry some health benefits outside of the oncology realm. [Full Article...]

Delhi pollution: Government calls off odd-even plan in NCR

Delhi pollution: Government calls off odd-even plan in NCR Delhi meanwhile continued to wrest with toxic air on Saturday as the level of pollutants were in the severe category for the fifth successive day. Considering the poor visibility in Delhi, the United Airlines on Saturday temporarily suspended its flight from Newark to the national capital. [Full Article...]

Lack Of Sleep Really Does Slow Brain Cells Down

Lack Of Sleep Really Does Slow Brain Cells Down Studies recently covered by Medical News Today have suggested that how much - and how well - we sleep may be key in visual learning, memory consolidation, and necessary unlearning. "It takes longer for his brain to register what he's perceiving", says Dr. Nir. During this activity, the electrodes recorded a total of nearly 1,500 brain cells firing off from all the patients, with the researchers pa... [Full Article...]

Fresh sexual abuse allegations emerge against Kevin Spacey

Fresh sexual abuse allegations emerge against Kevin Spacey The actor wrote a lengthy post Sunday in response to Rapp's revealing Buzzfeed interview , which was published earlier that evening. I was in a state of shock. His publicist and talent agency confirmed they had dropped him, and Spacey has made no public comment other than declaring that he was "beyond horrified" by the first allegation from actor Anthony Rapp , which he claimed not to re... [Full Article...]

Horgan recognizes Gurpurab, which celebrates birth of first Sikh guru

Horgan recognizes Gurpurab, which celebrates birth of first Sikh guru People from different faiths offered early morning prayers on "Gurpurab" and took part in "Langars" and "Shabad Kirtans". This year will mark the 548th birthday of Guru Nanak. "On Guru Nanak Jayanti we bow to the venerable Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji and recall his noble thoughts", Modi wrote on Twitter. Congress President Sonia Gandhi has extended greetings on the occasion of Gurpurab. [Full Article...]

Health Canada expands fire extinguisher recall involving 2.7 million devices

Health Canada expands fire extinguisher recall involving 2.7 million devices This comes after the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission recalled 38 million Kidde brand extinguishers. The recall includes 134 models of Kidde plastic handle fire extinguishers made between 1973 and August 2017, including models that were previously recalled in 2009 and 2015. [Full Article...]

USA slaps import duties on Canadian softwood lumber

USA slaps import duties on Canadian softwood lumber Foreign companies that receive financial assistance from foreign governments that benefits the production of goods from foreign companies and is limited to specific enterprises or industries, or is contingent either upon export performance or upon the use of domestic goods over imported goods, are subject to CVD duties. [Full Article...]

College football's national championship game coming to Los Angeles in 2023

College football's national championship game coming to Los Angeles in 2023 Every BCS championship game was held in either Florida, Louisiana, Arizona or California, while the start of the CFP title games have only added Texas and Georgia. Tampa hosted last season's game in January. "In partnership with the City of Los Angeles, we are fully committed to making it the greatest fan experience in this event's history", Inglewood Mayor James Butts said. [Full Article...]

Japanese company increases vacation time for non-smokers

Japanese company increases vacation time for non-smokers One of those new non-smokers, Shun Shinbaba, 25, told CNNMoney he used to smoke a pack of cigarettes every two days, and that he plans to use his newfound vacation time to play tennis. The figure is higher among males and older generations. About 1 in 5 adults in Japan smoke, and smoking rooms are commonly found in offices and public establishments. [Full Article...]

New Zealand ranks among top ten nations on gender equality

Overall, 68 per cent of the global gender gap has been closed, a slight deterioration on 2016 and 2015, when the gap was 68.3 per cent and 68.1 per cent respectively. 60 countries this year saw a decrease in their score, meaning equality worsened. In the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), at the current rate of progress, it will take 157 years to close the gap. [Full Article...]

Kidde Fire Extinguishers Recalled

Kidde Fire Extinguishers Recalled The products were sold at Menards, Montgomery Ward, Sears, The Home Depot, Walmart and other department, home and hardware stores nationwide, and online at Amazon.com, ShopKidde.com and other online retailers for between $12 and $50 and for about $200 for model XL 5MR. [Full Article...]

Health Department: It's not too late to get the flu shot

Dr. Quinlisk says the flu is a respiratory illness caused by viruses. Both the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Dubois County Health Department recommend getting a flu vaccine annually. The flu started circulating in Clark County a little earlier than usual previous year, with activity picking up at the end of October. The cheaper vaccine was used, despite a stronger - bu... [Full Article...]

Catherine Hospital Receives "A" in Patient Safety from Leapfrog Group

In the spring, 27 hospitals earned A's. Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades from A to F are assigned to more than 2,600 general acute-care hospitals across the nation twice annually. Binder said states with consistently good hospital grades show a state-wide, collaborative commitment to patient safety. Rita Numerof, president and co-founder of consultancy Numerof & Associates, said "There should b... [Full Article...]


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