Medical

by | July 27, 2017 | 19:14

Charlie Gard , a terminally ill British baby whose parents fought in court to transfer him to the US for treatment, will be moved to a hospice facility to die. However, GOSH bosses said treatment should end shortly after Charlie's arrival, with a hospital representative describing the parents' plans as not "in any way viable".

by | July 27, 2017 | 18:42

The war has also pushed the nation to the brink of starvation. A two-year Saudi-led campaign against Yemen's Shiite Houthi rebels has damaged infrastructure and caused medicine shortages in the Arab world's poorest country. "Nearly 80 percent of Yemen's children need immediate humanitarian assistance", the executive directors of three United Nations agencies said in a joint statement released at the end of a two-day visit.

by | July 27, 2017 | 18:41

With one of the world's highest rates of hepatitis C , Pakistan is tackling this serious health issue from many angles to improve prevention, diagnosis and treatment. But the awareness and prevalence of hepatitis among people in rural India is still a question. Hepatitis C can be transmitted sexually and congenitally.

by | July 27, 2017 | 18:16

The ambitious framework will also help towards tackling the Government's commitments to climate change policies. A Chief Executive Officer at an association for traders and manufacturers of motor vehicles said the UK's successful auto industry could be undermined if not enough time is allowed for the entire industry to make adjustments.

by | July 27, 2017 | 17:40

Also nine people have been pulled out of the debris alive and rushed to a nearby hospital as they have sustained injuries. Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis Wednesday announced that his government had made a decision to do away with the insistence of an OC for approving deemed conveyance cases.

by | July 27, 2017 | 17:42

Among them, 38.2 percent of current smokers and 49.3 percent of recent quitters had tried e-cigarettes. E-cigarette users were more likely to attempt to quit smoking (65.1% vs. Even if they're "healthier" than regular cigarettes, e-cigs still aren't great: cancer-causing chemicals have been found in e-cigs, and vaping might still increase your risk of heart disease.

by | July 27, 2017 | 15:59

But a group of United Kingdom infectious disease experts is urging physicians and public health experts to change their tune. Prof Llewelyn added: "Although the " complete the course " message is clear and simple to follow, it is time that we promote a more effective way of reducing antibiotic overuse".

by | July 27, 2017 | 16:01

Mathias Bahnmueller is using his iPhone 6 to hear again. "Taking phone calls, accessing audio-based apps , streaming music and making FaceTime calls are often taken for granted, but for those with hearing loss, this everyday technology can be very challenging".

by | July 27, 2017 | 15:51

High Court judge Nicholas Francis said Wednesday that the terminally ill child will be taken off life support and moved to hospice unless his parents and the hospital can agree on an end-of-life care plan by noon Thursday, The Associated Press reported .

by | July 27, 2017 | 15:50

Connie Yates and Chris Gard had said they wanted 11-month-old Charlie to spend his final days with them at home. The BBC reported earlier that the court had adjourned to await the arrival of a doctor who had agreed with the parents to supervise Charlie's end-of-life care.

by | July 27, 2017 | 15:21

Jaberi says 90% of West Nile cases are asymptomatic. The threat of the West Nile Virus is always there, but this close to home can be frightening. Prevention is key in reducing the spread of West Nile Virus. DPH officials echoed that warning Tuesday, with a spokesperson stating, "This news should serve as a warning that mosquitoes pose a health threat between now and early October".

by | July 26, 2017 | 19:53

During the study, which is the largest trial on risks associated with HIV among men in homosexual relationships, the scientists collected data on sex lives and HIV rates of well over 350 of couples where one person is infected with HIV. Despite 16,889 counts of condomless anal sex between all of the couples that took part, researchers didn't find a single case where there was a transmission of HIV between partners.

by | July 26, 2017 | 17:51

The results showed that drinking a sugary beverage with a meal decreased fat use, whilst having the same drink with a protein-rich meal decreased the fat use by 40 percent more. Soda is not the only drink to pin the blame on though, as Americans consume sugar-laden fruit drinks, sports drinks, and sweetened waters, often with a big meal.

by | July 26, 2017 | 17:06

Attorney General K K Venugopal, arguing on behalf of the Centre in the right to privacy case , said that certain aspects of privacy are protected under fundamental rights while others are merely a part of the common law. Sibal, who argued for a data protection law in the country, further said, "When state accesses data, it should be sanctioned by law and it should be for a legitimate aim".

by | July 26, 2017 | 16:39

OH halted executions after the 2014 lethal injection of Dennis McGuire using midazolam , during which the inmate appeared to snort and gasp. Members of the Intercommunity Justice and Peace Center in Cincinnati are heading to Lucasville Wednesday morning to protest Ohio's first execution in more than three years.

by | July 26, 2017 | 16:02

India's federal counter-terrorism agency arrested seven members of Kashmir's main separatist alliance on Monday on charges of receiving funds from Pakistan-based militant groups to wage attacks. Sources said goods being brought into the Valley from PoK are grossly undervalued to help sympathisers use the excess money to fund anti-national activities in Kashmir .

by | July 26, 2017 | 11:56

Jan Hale with the Red Cross in Tulsa says many people responded to a call earlier this month, but more blood is needed. SNJ Today is a Southern New Jersey news and information source that is dedicated to providing current stories related specifically to South Jersey .

by | July 26, 2017 | 07:50

Sri Lankans demonstrated in the streets at the time, fearing loss of their land, while politicians said such large-scale transfer of land to the Chinese impinged on the country's sovereignty. "This strike in on petrol and diesel supplies on domestic vehicles only", a source said. The latest agreement relates to the port while the pact for the industrial zone will be handled separately, Sri Lankan officials said.

by | July 26, 2017 | 05:57

The officials may question her from 10 am to 5 pm with or without brakes', said her lawyer Vishnuvardhan Reddy. No blood samples will be taken from Tollywood actress Charmme Kaur when she is questioned on Wednesday about her possible involvement with drug peddlers in Telugu cinema.

by | July 26, 2017 | 01:02

Despite much-improved access to antiretroviral (ARV) drugs in sub-Saharan Africa , an "unacceptably" high number of people are developing Aids and dying due to drug resistance, the treatment being interrupted and late diagnoses, the medical charity said.

by | July 25, 2017 | 23:50

It has underperformed by 2.87% the S&P500. Moors & Cabot Inc increased Lilly Eli & Co ( LLY ) stake by 2593.65% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Eli Lilly and Co on Tuesday outlined a likely multi-year delay for its experimental rheumatoid arthritis drug with blockbuster sales potential, and disappointed investors sent its shares down almost 4 percent.

by | July 25, 2017 | 23:50

Peter Hotez , dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor to develop a model for estimating the number of measles cases in USA children and the associated economic costs under scenarios of different levels of vaccine hesitancy .

by | July 25, 2017 | 22:05

In the past year, auto loans, credit card balances and personal loans had increased by 10 per cent while incomes had risen by just 1.5 per cent. The terms and conditions on loans have become increasingly easier and the regular advertised length of a 0% credit card balance transfers has doubled in comparison to loans of £10,000 that has fallen from 8% to 3.8%.

by | July 25, 2017 | 22:00

Government has asked for views on the impact a new-build leasehold ban would have on supply, as well as whether exceptions are justified. The department calculates that 21 per cent of private housing in England is owned by leaseholders, with nearly a third of those houses and the rest apartments.

by | July 25, 2017 | 21:59

It's the largest update on chronic traumatic encephalopathy , or CTE, a debilitating brain disease that can cause a range of symptoms including memory loss. Since McKee began collecting samples, about 1,300 former players have passed away, according to a New York Times report on McKee's findings in The Journal of the American Medical Association .