Medical

The Afrin operation: The need for peace

The Afrin operation: The need for peace Ever since the American remarks about a " border army " in Syria, Turkey has been threatening to take action. Speaking of Russian Federation, it is noteworthy that Moscow has withdrawn its military personnel from Afrin right before the start of the Turkish operation; an implicit message that Russian Federation was accepting Turkey's right to intervene. [Full Article...]

Freeway to Reopen Monday as Montecito Makes Recovery After Mudslides

Freeway to Reopen Monday as Montecito Makes Recovery After Mudslides A coastal highway in California has reopened almost two weeks after it was swamped by a massive mudslide that killed 21 people. Still listed as missing were 2-year-old Lydia Sutthithepa and 17-year-old Jack Cantin, officials said. They will also clean and sweep the highway. With many surface streets also impassable, for a time the only other ground route into the Los Angeles area - located 90 ... [Full Article...]

Raw deal: sushi-loving California man discovers 5ft 6in tapeworm

Raw deal: sushi-loving California man discovers 5ft 6in tapeworm The incident was related by Dr. Kenny Banh in the January 8 episode of " This Won't Hurt A Bit ", a podcast that discusses unusual health cases with medical experts, NPR reports . The infection is rare in humans, with only 2,000 documented cases of tapeworms from wild salmon, and most were in northeastern Asia, according to Roman Kuchta, lead researcher on a 2017 study published by the U.S. [Full Article...]

Kejriwal should quit as CM, says BJP

Kejriwal should quit as CM, says BJP West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee said a Constitutional body can not be used for political vendetta. As it faces a crisis over the imminent disqualification of 20 MLAs, the AAP is upset over an aggressive campaign by the Congress against it, as leaders feel it will affect the joint Opposition onslaught against the BJP. [Full Article...]

Police Officers Shot in Harrisburg, Pa.: District Attorney

Police Officers Shot in Harrisburg, Pa.: District Attorney Prior to that, authorities had said only that the suspect had been located inside a residence. Hill and two other officers were struck, Pane said. "Harrisburg mourns the loss this morning of a U.S. Gunfire broke out after 6 a.m.in the home on Mulberry Street where the warrant was being served after a woman was handcuffed and taken into custody, according to troopers. [Full Article...]

'Everything Settled', Says Attorney General of Supreme Court Justices' Dispute

'Everything Settled', Says Attorney General of Supreme Court Justices' Dispute It is believed Sikri and the other judges chose to intervene after they were moved by Justice Arun Mishra breakdown during the traditional tea meeting of judges on Monday morning. Sources said that the impasse over including the four seniormost judges in the Constitution Bench still remains. He had asserted yesterday that "everything has been settled" and described the crisis as a "storm in a ... [Full Article...]

Pioneering England black player Regis dies at 59

Pioneering England black player Regis dies at 59 Regis, and his Baggies team-mates Brendan Batson and Laurie Cunningham suffered sickening racist abuse simply because they wanted to do what they loved, play football. He retired in 1996 having made 614 senior club appearances and scored 158 goals. "Regis was courage personified", West Brom archivist Dave Bowler wrote on the Premier League club's website. [Full Article...]

Flu Hammering Country, With More to Come — CDC

Flu Hammering Country, With More to Come — CDC We're currenty in the seventh [week] right now, and in the past, if you look at seasons like the one we're having, there's at least 11 to 13 more weeks of influenza to go. On Monday January 15, anyone showing flu symptoms, or under the age of 12 years will have visitor limitations at St. Peter's . Twenty children have died of the flu so far, the CDC says. [Full Article...]

Deadly Flu Season In California: ERs Packed, Pharmacies Run Out Of Medicines

Deadly Flu Season In California: ERs Packed, Pharmacies Run Out Of Medicines That number, is almost double the 11 flu-related deaths reported around the same time past year in the state. "The flu can make chronic health problems even worse and trigger asthma attacks by causing further inflammation of the lungs and airways, while those with chronic congestive heart failure may experience a worsening of their condition". [Full Article...]

HP laptops being recalled due to battery overheating issues

HP laptops being recalled due to battery overheating issues And, as an additional safety measure, HP has instructed customers who determine that their battery should be replaced to use the BIOS update enabled by the company to set the battery to " battery safe mode ", a mechanism created to discharge the defective battery and prevent continued use. [Full Article...]

Attorney General Rescinds Obama-Era Marijuana Guidelines

Attorney General Rescinds Obama-Era Marijuana Guidelines The change allows for each state's USA attorney's to decide whether to aggressively enforce the federal marijuana law, even if it's also been made legal in their state. "I don't think it's going to slow down anything at all", Williams said. Coos County Sherriff Craig Zanni said, "This is now a federal issue related to a change of federal prosecutor's directives". [Full Article...]

HP issues worldwide battery recall due to fire, burn hazards

HP issues worldwide battery recall due to fire, burn hazards The recall involves lithium-ion batteries for HP Notebook computers and mobile workstations. Among the incident reports were three reports of property damage, totalling US$4,500, as well as one case where a customer suffered a first-degree burn to the hand. [Full Article...]

Spike in flu cases in the area

Spike in flu cases in the area Michael Mendoza says as of December 23rd, there were 365 confirmed cases, sending 109 people to the hospital. The number of reported cases has already outstripped last year's numbers. The illness, Kendrick said, is then commonly treated with TamiFlu, an anti-viral medication, with best results within 48 hours of symptom onset. This compared with 8.7 consultations per 100,000 in the week befo... [Full Article...]

Fog hits air, rail services again; 21 trains and 6 flights cancelled

Fog hits air, rail services again; 21 trains and 6 flights cancelled A large number of flights and trains were delayed. "Delhi woke up to worst fog of the season". About 35 flights were cancelled. Visibility was reduced to less than 50 mts early in the morning, leading to 56 trains being delayed, 20 rescheduled while 15 had to be cancelled. [Full Article...]

Sensex rises 100 points, Nifty above 10500, RCom shares gain over 30%

At 2:36 PM, the BSE Sensex was trading at 34,038, up 190 points, while the Nifty50 Index was ruling at 10,523, up 45 points. The 10-year government bond (6.79% 2027) yield fell sharply by 1.58 percent or 11 basis points to 7.279 percent, from previous close. [Full Article...]

Trump fires entire White House HIV/AIDS council

Trump fires entire White House HIV/AIDS council Cecilia Chung, an Obama-era appointee who left voluntarily after her term expired earlier this year, echoed these concerns. Almost a year into Trump's presidency, the White House has yet to appoint a director of the Office of National AIDS Policy. [Full Article...]

Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother, wife meet him in Islamabad

Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother, wife meet him in Islamabad From Pakistan's side, Foreign Office Director India Dr Fareha Bugti was present at the meeting. India feels today's meeting between Kulbhushan Jadhav and his family was as much an image-building exercise as a tacit message from Pakistan to New Delhi, and so represents a "major climbdown". [Full Article...]

Health officials: 6 Oklahomans have died from the flu this season

Health officials: 6 Oklahomans have died from the flu this season It's recommended for children of ages 6 months and older, as well as those people at high risk for complications related to the flu. The flu season in El Paso runs from October to May, generally peaking in January and February. "It's still possible to get a flu shot, but it takes two weeks for the vaccine to be effective", Burton said. The flu vaccine is the single best way to protect against ... [Full Article...]

Gas Prices Soar Over Last Year, Down on the Month

Gas Prices Soar Over Last Year, Down on the Month In San Antonio, GasBuddy reported Monday that average gas prices stood at $2.05 a gallon, a 5 cent drop over the previous week. "Gulf Coast refineries have completely recovered from the effects of Hurricane Harvey , and are now flooding the market with fuel in anticipation of strong demand during the year-end holidays", said Mark Jenkins, spokesman for AAA - The Auto Club Group. [Full Article...]

Campbell's Is Buying Snyder's

Campbell's Is Buying Snyder's Campbell Soup said the acquisition will help expand its position in the $89 billion snacking market in the U.S. The Wall Street wagon just keeps on rolling on with USA benchmarks reaching new highs at the open on Monday after a higher close on Friday as the passing of the United States tax reform bill is now in sight. [Full Article...]


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