Monday August 20-th, 2018

Antidepressants help with treatment of depression, study finds Antidepressants help with treatment of depression, study finds

Antidepressants are a controversial topic. Antidepressants have been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (and comparable regulatory agencies in other countries) and prescribed by medical professionals for decades. It affects around 3...

Ariana Grande Pulls Out Of BRIT Awards Manchester Attack Tribute Ariana Grande Pulls Out Of BRIT Awards Manchester Attack Tribute

Reportedly, The star was set to perform an emotional tribute here at the O2 Arena on Wednesday night, for the victims of the Manchester terror attack which disrupted her concert in May previous year. Unfortunately, Grande was unable to travel due t...

Doctors successfully remove 'world's largest brain tumor' Doctors successfully remove 'world's largest brain tumor'

Doctors said about 10 percent of the tumor was growing within Pal's skull, putting pressure on his brain and causing him to lose his eyesight; if not treated successfully, it could have caused neurological damage or paralysis . Mr Pal needed a trans...

Low-Carb Vs. Low-Fat: Which Diet Is Better For Losing Weight? Low-Carb Vs. Low-Fat: Which Diet Is Better For Losing Weight?

Additionally, the scientists found that there were no significant diet-insulin or diet-genotype interactions. After the second month, the researchers allowed both groups to progressively increase their carb or fat intake to a sustainable level.

Alcohol could help you live past 90, according to study Alcohol could help you live past 90, according to study

Dr Claudia Kawas of the University of California identified five lifestyle factors associated with living to over 90: having hobbies, doing exercise, drinking one or two glasses of wine or beer a day, being slightly overweight, and drinking coff...

Harris County reports first flu-related death involving child this season Harris County reports first flu-related death involving child this season

Monroe County has seen 3,715 confirmed cases of influenza so far this season. The vaccine offers the best protection from the flu and reduces severe outcomes should an individual become ill with the flu. Health leaders say the increased flu activit...

CDC warns of salmonella infections traced to kratom CDC warns of salmonella infections traced to kratom

The American Kratom Association, which promotes access to the herb, is launching an online campaign this week, using the slogan #IamKratom, to increase support. "Kratom should not be used to treat medical conditions, nor should it be used as an alt...

Woman arrested for leaving abusive note for ambulance Woman arrested for leaving abusive note for ambulance

Kirsty Sharman, 26, scrawled the message on a scrap of paper and tucked it under the back windscreen wiper and swore at paramedics as they attended a 999 call in Tunstall, Stoke-on-Trent. "Our staff will only block roads or park in front of drives if...

Google AI can Predict Cardiovascular Problems Google AI can Predict Cardiovascular Problems

Other disease factors such as diabetes significantly increases risk. The system can also use retinal images to predict risk factors, which Google says includes things like the patient's gender and age. Using deep learning technology to aid in dia...

New tests develop to help diagnose autism in children New tests develop to help diagnose autism in children

The next steps are to repeat the study with further groups of children to confirm the good diagnostic performance and to assess if the test can identify ASD at very early stages assess if treatments are working. The tests search for harm to specific ...

Cleaning sprays damage lungs as much as regular smoking Cleaning sprays damage lungs as much as regular smoking

During the research, 6,235 men and women were observed for 20 years from the time they were around 34. The group took lung function tests: the maximum forced vital capacity assessment (FVC) measured how much air they could exhale at once, and the m...

Deadly Flu of 2018 Deadly Flu of 2018

To date, this season the flu has now taken 84 children's lives according to the CDC. An estimated 56,000 people, mostly older adults, died that year. The CDC does not keep exact counts of adult flu deaths, but said that almost 10% of all newly repo...

Buhari Meets 13 APC Governors In Daura Buhari Meets 13 APC Governors In Daura

The agenda of the meeting was not confirmed by the president's spokesmen, Femi Adesina and Garba Shehu . The source also disclosed that the president is equally anxious about the move by national assembly to re-order the 2019 election timetable an...

Sacramento Rookies Lead Team World to Victory in Rising Stars Challenge Sacramento Rookies Lead Team World to Victory in Rising Stars Challenge

Team World moved the ball with goal and actually attempted to get good shots, while their opponents played like it was a glorified AAU game - to an extent, that's true. Even Hield, shooting 42.5 percent from 3-point range this season, was perplexed...

Russian skeleton racer clinches silver at PyeongChang Olympics Russian skeleton racer clinches silver at PyeongChang Olympics

Dukurs, an eight-time World Cup overall champion with five world titles to boot, ranked third with 1:41.23 after the first two runs. He led by 0.74 seconds after the first two runs, setting course records on both runs. Cha will compete in the short p...

Trump visits Florida shooting survivors Trump visits Florida shooting survivors

Mr Trump had earlier tweeted he would meet with people whose lives have been totally shattered. Sanders said the story , which said Trump's visit focused more on praising first responders to the shooting than comforting the victims and their f...

'Stained' Oxfam unveils action plan 'Stained' Oxfam unveils action plan

It has also agreed not to bid for any new state funding until Britain's government is satisfied the charity meets appropriate ethical standards, development minister Penny Mordaunt said on Friday. He said: "I am committed to playing a leadership role...

ESPN, Fox both trying to hire Peyton Manning as TV analyst ESPN, Fox both trying to hire Peyton Manning as TV analyst

Peyton Manning will have his choice of two National Football League color commentary positions should he be interested, according to a published report. Three internal possibilities are said to be Joe Tessitore, Steve Levy and Dave Pasch, but ESPN is...

National Football League names five finalists to host draft in 2019, 2020 National Football League names five finalists to host draft in 2019, 2020

The NFL will announce a host city for both the 2019 and 2020 drafts at the league meetings in May. Canton is home to the Pro Football Hall of Fame , and Cleveland would make sense as host most years, as the Browns typically have a pick near the ...

How AJ McCarron's unrestricted free agency will affect the quarterback market

McCarron, 27, was drafted in the fifth-round (No. 164 overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft and has served as the Bengals' backup quarterback under Andy Dalton since. With knowledge that teams outside of Cincinnati were not just interested in his serv...

Twin brothers arrested in NY for stockpiling bombmaking materials Twin brothers arrested in NY for stockpiling bombmaking materials

A federal complaint filed Thursday said on December 4, a bomb threat was called into a high school in Harlem and a student was arrested. "Neither of these two individuals were on our radar before this, nor did they have any criminal background", ...

Super Eagles Slip In FIFA Ranking As Iceland Rise; Argentina, Croatia Steady Super Eagles Slip In FIFA Ranking As Iceland Rise; Argentina, Croatia Steady

South Africa are now ranked 77th in the world, one spot up from last month, and have overtaken Uganda to become the 16th-ranked African nation. Uganda dropped by five places in the latest FIFA rankings released by Federation of International Foot...

Michigan State University's Faculty Senate Votes No Confidence in Board of Trustees Michigan State University's Faculty Senate Votes No Confidence in Board of Trustees

Engler on Wednesday said the announcement was an action that would help restore trust in the university. Per Murphy, the faculty wanted an interim president choice with " more academic experience and more experience in dealing with sexual assaul...

3 years of AAP: Kejriwal promises better civic amenities 3 years of AAP: Kejriwal promises better civic amenities

Kejriwal had to face tough challenges from Narendra Modi-led BJP government at the Centre and had a dismal show in several by-elections. In the field of education , he said that over 7000 new classrooms have been built by the AAP Government in...

Flu still on the rise in Erie County, causing severe illness, hospitalizations Flu still on the rise in Erie County, causing severe illness, hospitalizations

Specifically, he cited "a more scientific process" for choosing the strains in the vaccine, including "understanding the evolution of the virus and using computational tools to predict what flu strains are coming". What is the difference between ...

Most Wanted Ariz Khan, 2008 Delhi serial blasts conspirator arrested Most Wanted Ariz Khan, 2008 Delhi serial blasts conspirator arrested

Khan was also associated with Atif Amin, who was killed in the encounter, the police said. In all, the police said, these explosives had killed 165 people and injured 535. He had got the citizenship of Nepal through fake papers, he said. Initially,...

Study Suggests Eating Slower Helps Lose Weight Study Suggests Eating Slower Helps Lose Weight

And they were asked whether they did any of the following three or more times a week: eat dinner within two hours of going to sleep; snack after dinner; and skip breakfast . The latest study, published in the journal BMJ Open by researchers in J...

Court orders restoration of DACA program Court orders restoration of DACA program

U.S. Department of Justice attorneys have attempted to argue in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of NY about an ongoing "litigation risk" as justification for the government's decision. "I hope that's the choice they'll make". His r...

Boris Johnson meets Aung San Suu Kyi for Rohingya talks Boris Johnson meets Aung San Suu Kyi for Rohingya talks

The United Nations said the report's details were "alarming". "I underlined the importance of the Burmese authorities carrying out a full and independent investigation into the violence in Rakhine, and to hold to account those responsible for hum...

Klopp to speak to Van Dijk ahead of Southampton return Klopp to speak to Van Dijk ahead of Southampton return

LIVERPOOL MANAGER JURGEN Klopp suspects that the reception for Virgil Van Dijk 'will not be the most friendly, ' when they travel to face Southampton on Sunday. "It is hard, because there is no true [feeling] about one situation - one person...

Jeremy Hunt: Year-on-year pressure on doctors 'not sustainable' Jeremy Hunt: Year-on-year pressure on doctors 'not sustainable'

Nursing leaders claim the figures, compiled by two branches of the NHS, are "the most graphic illustration of how tough this winter has been for patients and staff". Neither of these were unpredictable, but both have combined to cause the issues that...

Pochettino: Now Spurs are starting to feel that Wembley is home Pochettino: Now Spurs are starting to feel that Wembley is home

A spicy sub-plot to tomorrow's lunchtime showdown is what some might describe now as "divegate", the furore sparked from Spurs' recent draw with Liverpool in which it was suggested in some quarters that Dele Alli and Harry Kane took dives in ...

Snow ice weather warning in effect for Ireland tonight Snow ice weather warning in effect for Ireland tonight

The Met Office said: "Rain, sleet and hill snow is expected to clear northwestern Scotland late on Thursday evening, and these clearer conditions will spread to all parts by early Friday morning". According to the national forecaster: "Temperatures...

Gilead Sciences Inc. Q4 Profit Retreats

Several research analysts have recently commented on GILD shares. Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD ) gross margin percentage stands at 84.8% while its operating margin for the past trailing twelve month is 57.8 percent and its overall profit ...

Drinking hot tea could give you cancer Drinking hot tea could give you cancer

Some surveys suggest that most people drink tea or other hot beverages at temperatures below 65 degrees C. "Drinking tea at high temperatures is associated with an increased risk for esophageal cancer when combined with excessive alcohol or t...

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