Medico

ICMR Chief Soumya Swaminathan Appointed WHO Deputy Director General

ICMR Chief Soumya Swaminathan Appointed WHO Deputy Director General She also served for 2 years as Coordinator, Neglected Tropical Diseases at TDR and sat on several WHO and global advisory bodies and committees on public health, TB, innovation and intellectual property. Her mother, Mina, is an educationist, and as chairperson of the study group on the development of pre-school children, had submitted a report that formed the basis of the Integrated Child Developm... Continua a leggere...

Le analisi confermano i sospetti: 4 immigrati sono malati di malaria

Le analisi confermano i sospetti: 4 immigrati sono malati di malaria E' quanto affermato dal direttore sanitario dell'Asl di Taranto, Stefano Rossi. "Il tempo di incubazione della malaria va da 15 giorni ad un mese, ne consegue, quindi, che la malattia l'hanno contratta qui" ha proseguito Rossi. Immediatamente i medici ne hanno disposto il trasferimento al reparto infettivi, dove sono in isolamento. Ma lo scorso 5 settembre, a Trento una bambina di 4 anni è morta c... Continua a leggere...

Shane McMahon Invested Money Into Legal Marijuana Company

Shane McMahon Invested Money Into Legal Marijuana Company New York Daily News reports that Shane McMahon invested $500,000 in CT based company EnviroGrow . Connecticut-based EnviroGrow, which McMahon invested in, sells pre-fabricated modules for growing weed in states where the drug is legal for medical or recreational use. Continua a leggere...

New Method to Generate Electricity from Tears and Egg Whites

New Method to Generate Electricity from Tears and Egg Whites The process has been applied to materials like quartz for powering the resonators and vibrators in mobile phones, deep ocean sonars and ultrasound imaging. Professor Soulimane added, " In fact, it is the second protein structure and the first enzyme structure that was ever solved, but we are the first to use these crystals to show the evidence of piezoelectricity ". Continua a leggere...

United Blood Services Asks Donors to Schedule Appointments to Give Blood

United Blood Services Asks Donors to Schedule Appointments to Give Blood Those wanting to help victims of Sunday's mass shooting in Las Vegas by donating blood should make an appointment and spread out their donations, United Blood Services officials said Monday. United Blood Services is encouraging people to go to its West Charleston Boulevard and Whitney Ranch location in Henderson if they would like to donate blood . Continua a leggere...

Roy Keane has provoked a strong reaction after his comments on concussion

Roy Keane has provoked a strong reaction after his comments on concussion Roy Keane has attracted a lot of attention for his remarks on concerns about concussion in football, saying that if people are anxious about the physical side of sport, they should play chess. He's going to have a lot of challenges with centre halves, as you'd expect. He is a centre forward and he gets a few knocks from centre-backs; I'm sure he has given out a few himself. Continua a leggere...

Las Vegas Residents Line Up To Donate Blood Following Concert Massacre

Las Vegas Residents Line Up To Donate Blood Following Concert Massacre Graves, however, did not seem inconvenienced by the long wait as she sat in a parking lot where a mobile blood bank had been hastily set up to take donations. It's nice to see our fellow human beings being willing to roll up their sleeves and donate blood and I think that's a normal thing we get in today's society. Continua a leggere...

Nuova tassa sulle sigarette: fumatori chiamati a "contribuire" alla salute di tutti

Nuova tassa sulle sigarette: fumatori chiamati a Anche un paio di anni fa era stato proposto l'ennesimo aumento delle tasse sulle sigarette , ma per volontà di Renzi quel provvedimento fu stralciato: l'ex premier Renzi era infatti contrario a qualsiasi idea di aumento delle tasse, pertanto il tentativo andò a vuoto. Continua a leggere...

Campaign raises over $1.8M for Vegas shooting victims

Campaign raises over $1.8M for Vegas shooting victims In times of tragedy, like in Las Vegas and with the recent hurricanes, Coats said blood donations tend to rise, but oftentimes it's before the tragedy happens that they're needed the most . Though appreciated, a rush of donations means a lot of blood and blood products will expire all at once. GoFundMe , the site where Sisolak built the fundraiser , said it will donate $150,000 to support the... Continua a leggere...

Your Healthy Family: Do you know the latest breast cancer screening recommendations?

Your Healthy Family: Do you know the latest breast cancer screening recommendations? First lady Melania Trump said the White House was splashed in pink lights Sunday night in honor of the beginning of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month . "I think it's incredibly important to also spread awareness about breast cancer, in particular that breast cancer happens to young women". Instead of the traditional circular shape, the bagels are a simple loop that evokes the pink ribbons th... Continua a leggere...

Five thousand new nurses will ease risks for patients

Five thousand new nurses will ease risks for patients They hope the funding will make it more attractive for universities to offer graduate nursing places, and increase the number in training from 20,680 this year to 25,850 in 2018-19. "Public sector workers are already putting in £11bn worth of unpaid overtime every year and many of our NHS members already take on bank work to make ends meet". Continua a leggere...

County resident dies from West Nile Virus

County resident dies from West Nile Virus Sentinel chickens serve as an early-warning detection system for some mosquito-borne diseases and can signal that disease-carrying mosquitoes are present. Meredith recommended people take steps to remove standing water from objects or areas around their homes to slow the spread of mosquitoes. DEET can be used safely on infants and children two months of age and older. Continua a leggere...

Old tattoo to blame for woman's 'cancer'

Old tattoo to blame for woman's 'cancer' The case was reported in a study published Monday (Oct 2) in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine . Christian Bryant, a hematologist at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney who treated the woman, according to CNN. "I think there's absolutely no way to know how common it is", said Bryant. What has been found out is that tattoos can cause delayed reactions too. Continua a leggere...

Not smartwatches but smart tattoos to monitor health

Not smartwatches but smart tattoos to monitor health Several injections in the skin were done in order to understand the visibility and functionality of the biosensors. Researchers at Harvard Medical School (HMS) and MIT's Media Lab in June introduced Dermal Abyss, a proof-of-concept that turns the body's surface into an interactive display. Continua a leggere...

One hour of exercise per week may prevent depression

One hour of exercise per week may prevent depression A healthy cohort of participants was asked at baseline to report the frequency of exercise they participated in and at what intensity: without becoming breathless or sweating, becoming breathless and sweating, or exhausting themselves. And neither did age or gender make a difference in the benefits. In one of the largest and most extensive studies of its kind, Australian researchers have found... Continua a leggere...

AAA: Gas prices set for another week of declines

AAA: Gas prices set for another week of declines Gas prices in Georgia continued to fall as refineries resume regular operations after Hurricanes Harvey and Irma this week - and AAA officials expect that trend to continue this week. Mark Jenkins, a spokesman for AAA and the Auto Club Group, said he expected prices to continue to drop in the days to come. "I wouldn't be surprised to see the price drop by 5 to 10 cents per gallon over the next c... Continua a leggere...

Akali leader Sucha Singh Langah surrenders

Akali leader Sucha Singh Langah surrenders Meanwhile, the court of duty magistrate, JMIC Hirdejit Singh, declined his plea citing jurisdiction issue and told him to surrender in the local court of Gurdaspur. Therefore, I am submitting to the process of law by surrendering in the court tomorrow", Langah was quoted by the Indian Express . Following this, both the AAP and Congress attacked the Shiromani Akali Dal, asking party chief Sukhbi... Continua a leggere...

Another reason to eat breakfast: it's good for your heart

Another reason to eat breakfast: it's good for your heart Peñalvo, assistant professor at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University and the senior author of the study. The report , published in the Journal of American College of Cardiology (JACC ), confirms the importance of eating breakfast for heart health and researchers said the findings could have important implications for public health . Continua a leggere...

This is the species that gave humans genital herpes

This is the species that gave humans genital herpes Scientists use the unofficial term hominins to refer to all the early proto-human species and those that followed them following the split from what were at the time ancestors of modern chimpanzees. 'In the case of early hominins, this means through consumption or intercourse - or possibly both'. "By modelling the available data, from fossil records to viral genetics, we believe that Parathropu... Continua a leggere...

MBIE ditches government contract with Fuji Xerox

MBIE ditches government contract with Fuji Xerox Fujifilm Holdings Corp said in June a third-party investigation found financial incentives at the unit encouraged management and staff to book sales earlier than standard practice, artificially bumping up income. MBIE's review of that report resulted in the formal suspension. FXNZ will continue to proactively offer products and services to all non-Government customers in the marketplace and says... Continua a leggere...


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