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Medical Kenya doctors 'perform brain surgery on wrong patient'
Author: 0 Kenya doctors 'perform brain surgery on wrong patient'

This happened as the medical workers at the Nairobi hospital had accidentally switched identification tags on the two patients. "The second patient, who was scheduled to go for surgery is, fortunately, also stable, he has been put on treatment and is under watch".

Medical Russia Moves to Veto UN Resolution Condemning Iran for Arming Rebels
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Security Council in an 11-2 vote, but was ultimately blocked by Russia's veto. The #Yemen panel of expert also had very harsh words for Saudi Arabia, UAE & coalition for using siege & starvation as a weapon of war. The Security Council on Monday adopted a Russian-drafted resolution on a technical rollover of the Yemen sanctions regime. US Ambassador Nikki Haley released a statement accusing Russian Federation of shielding Iran and warned the United States would consider other ways ...

Medical Kushner's Israeli business ties examined amid loss of security clearance
Author: 0 Kushner's Israeli business ties examined amid loss of security clearance

Kushner met with Apollo founder Joshua Harris in the White House multiple times past year and even discussed the possibility of a White House job for Harris, sources told the newspaper. Last year, the regulators asked Deutsche Bank for details about transactions it had flagged as suspicious that had apparent ties to officials in Mr.

Medical Dropbox to go public with $500M IPO filing
Author: 0 Dropbox to go public with $500M IPO filing

The company has been around since 2007 and has raised over $600 million in funding. "With over a $1 billion in revenues it speaks to Dropbox's success over the past few years and is an impressive number in a fertile space", said Daniel Ives at research firm GBH Insights.

Medical DPH: 20 More Connecticut Flu Deaths
Author: 0 DPH: 20 More Connecticut Flu Deaths

Albert, Stony Plain and Spruce Grove. The flu , caused by the influenza virus, infects the nose, the throat, and sometimes the lungs. Could the nasty flu season in the US finally be winding down? "This season there has been a large number of influenza outbreaks in long term care facilities with more than half of newly report outbreaks for this season have occurred in the last three weeks".

Medical Salmonella outbreak linked to kratom, Dozens sickened in multiple states
Author: 0 Salmonella outbreak linked to kratom, Dozens sickened in multiple states

The Food and Drug Administration has issued increasingly urgent warnings about the herb, saying it acts like an opioid drug and advising people to stay away from it . Evidence suggests that the source of the outbreak is possibly kratom, which is a plant that is used as a substitute to opioids. "Kratom is not a drug", the American Kratom Association says on its website .

Medical World Health Organization reports 400% increase in measles cases in 2017
Author: 0 World Health Organization reports 400% increase in measles cases in 2017

According to figures from the WHO Regional Office for Europe , 2016 saw a record low of 5,273 cases of the disease, however previous year, this jumped by 400% to 21,315 cases, including 35 deaths. The law also imposed penalties on parents who did not vaccinate their children. That was controversial and sparked protest. In 1998, the since disgraced gastroenterologist Andrew Wakefield published fraudulent research in The Lancet which claimed a link between MMR and autism, causing a major ...

Medical Winter Olympics 2018: Nathan Chen Lands Historic 6 Quadruple Jumps
Author: 0 Winter Olympics 2018: Nathan Chen Lands Historic 6 Quadruple Jumps

It was enough for fifth place for the 18-year-old, whose bid to upstage Hanyu had come unstuck when he flopped in the short programme on Friday to leave him trailing in 17th. And wearing a delicately beaded blue top that evoked a bird's feathers, he made the ice his canvas in a thematic program set to Coldplay's "O (Fly On)", about a bird with a broken wing taking flight.

Medical Scientists discover new antibiotic family in soil
Author: 0 Scientists discover new antibiotic family in soil

This then triggers bacterial cell destruction, killing the target bacterium. (Also, "mal" means bad in Latin, and "cide" means to kill.) It is a distant relative of daptomycin , a powerful antibiotic that uses calcium to disrupt bacterial cell walls.

Medical Minnie Driver Steps Down As An Oxfam Ambassador After Prostitution Scandal
Author: 0 Minnie Driver Steps Down As An Oxfam Ambassador After Prostitution Scandal

In a sign of the seriousness of the abuse allegations against Oxfam , she will meet the director general of the organised crime agency today to probe how it can better implement laws on sexual exploitation and abuse in the sector. They have also let down the vast majority of individuals working in humanitarian relief who do so with "great passion and integrity", OSCR said. Oxfam has neither confirmed nor denied that specific account but has said an internal investigation in 2011 had ...

Medical Purdue Pharma:
Author: 0 Purdue Pharma: "We're Not Going to See the Doctor"

OxyContin has always been the world's top-selling opioid painkiller, bringing in billions in sales for privately held Purdue, which also sells a newer and longer-lasting opioid drug called Hysingla. It will now have about 200 sales representatives, Purdue said. "Millions of Americans are now opioid-addicted because the campaign that Purdue and other opioid manufacturers used to increase prescribing worked well".

Medical BJP prepares to brand PM Modi a 'global legend'
Author: 0 BJP prepares to brand PM Modi a 'global legend'

Describing India as a "very respected country in the global arena", the 82-year-old Palestinian President said that India can have a possible role in creating a multilateral forum of negotiations between the Palestinians and Israelis to reach a final agreement.

Medical Food may influence cancer spread
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After feeding the mice a diet low in asparagine , researchers found that the diet reduced the tumor's ability to spread. Does this mean that you should remove all these foods from your diet? The doctors then checked records of former breast cancer patients who died of the disease and found that those with multiple other tumors caused from their breast cancers also had the highest levels of asparagine .

Medical Health unit says flu season is severe, four more deaths reported
Author: 0 Health unit says flu season is severe, four more deaths reported

Officials said the vast majority of reported cases - 78 percent - are in residents who have not been vaccinated for the flu this season. "We continue to recommend the flu vaccine even though we know most flu vaccines have low effectiveness against H3N2 viruses, effectiveness against other flu viruses is better, and there is more than one flu virus circulating this season".

Medical 2 injured, suspect arrested at Los Angeles school shooting
Author: 0 2 injured, suspect arrested at Los Angeles school shooting

She's is in fair but stable condition, according to Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Erik Scott. Two other students, aged 11 years and 12 years received graze wounds and a 30-year-old woman also suffered a minor injury; all 3 were treated and discharged, reports CNN .

Medical AHA: Breast cancer therapies, heart disease linked
Author: 0 AHA: Breast cancer therapies, heart disease linked

Laxmi Mehta, an author of the statement and director of the Women's Cardiovascular Health Program at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. That's the key message in the American Heart Association's first scientific statement to address the topic. Adherence to a number of ideal heart health behaviours including being physically active, achieving and maintaining a healthy body weight could help.

Medical Omaha goes red for women
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More than 800,000 people in the US die from heart disease, stroke, and other cardiovascular diseases each year. On Friday, February 2, the faculty and staff of Harbor Country Day School joined the national " Go Red for Women " movement to bring greater awareness and financial support to the issue of heart disease among women.

Medical Fossil changes everything we knew about spread of humans out of Africa
Author: 0 Fossil changes everything we knew about spread of humans out of Africa

The oldest human fossils outside Africa, a partial upper jaw bone and several teeth , were found in Misliya Cave in Israel and may be nearly 200,000 years old. Although this ancient person may have shared some anatomical characteristics with present-day people, this "modern human" would have probably looked much different from anyone living in the world today.

Medical Bandh call evokes lukewarm response in other parts of state
Author: 0 Bandh call evokes lukewarm response in other parts of state

Institutes in Ramnagara district will also remain closed during the day. These bandhs have put the BJP under tremendous pressure, since either of the two leaders skipping their respective rallies will send the wrong signal to BJP supporters in the state.

Medical Government shutdown in 2013 hurt Mother Lode economy
Author: 0 Government shutdown in 2013 hurt Mother Lode economy

For example, the National Park Service was created by Congress in 1916 with the broad mission of conserving scenery and national historic objects. Some Glacier National Park areas are accessible , however, access may change without notice, and there are no NPS-provided services. The president would be provided with enough support to carry out his constitutional duties, including staff needed for a planned trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, administration officials ...

Medical Scientists Now Think 'Adolescence' Should Last Until Age 24
Author: 0 Scientists Now Think 'Adolescence' Should Last Until Age 24

In 2010, The New York Times published a much-read article about how the experience of being a 20-something is changing. For instance, the brain doesn't stop its development at the age of 19. Sawyer said the current definition of adolescence is "overly restricted". Still, other laws are all over the place - people get their driver's license at 16, but can't rent a auto until age 25.

Medical 7 ethnic Rakhine killed as Myanmar police open fire at riot
Author: 0 7 ethnic Rakhine killed as Myanmar police open fire at riot

Several humanitarian organisations have repeatedly denounced the agreement on the grounds that conditions are not yet safe enough for the Rohingyas to return to Myanmar where some recent refugee arrivals have reported that the attacks were still ongoing.

Medical Could Hawaii's Missile Alert Program Have Been Any More Confusing?
Author: 0 Could Hawaii's Missile Alert Program Have Been Any More Confusing?

Hawaii's Emergency Management Agency has said a worker clicked the wrong item in a drop-down menu and sent it, and that its system was not hacked. NHK issued another message within minutes calling the alert a mistake. Questions are being asked all across the country's communications landscape as regulators, emergency managers and broadcasters attempt to figure out how a false emergency alert was sent out to residences of Hawaii through the IPAWS EAS and WEA systems.

Medical Tarrant County reports its first 3 flu deaths
Author: 0 Tarrant County reports its first 3 flu deaths

The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) announced yesterday that Hong Kong has officially entered the winter flu season. "What's important about influenza B is actually its impact on kids", Tam said. In fact, different years bring different strains of flu, and the numbers of cases, complications, hospitalizations, and deaths related to the flu vary from year to year.

Medical One cigarette is enough to make you an addict, says study
Author: 0 One cigarette is enough to make you an addict, says study

A recent analysis of survey answers shows that more than two thirds of people from English speaking, developed countries went on to become daily smokers if they had ever tried a cigarette . The study was concentrated on revealing just how addictive smoking can be, and how it can turn into a habit even for those people who only smoke occasionally or just once.

Medical American Red Cross makes urgent request for blood and platelet donations
Author: 0 American Red Cross makes urgent request for blood and platelet donations

Extreme winter weather, seasonal illnesses and the busy holiday season contributed to more than 28,000 fewer #blood donations in Nov. & Dec. Michigan Blood stated there is now an urgent need for all blood types and a special need for O-negative blood, the universal donor, which has dangerously low levels.

Medical Locals wait for clarity on federal marijuana policy
Author: 0 Locals wait for clarity on federal marijuana policy

Justice Department officials said they would follow the law but would not preclude the possibility of medical-marijuana related prosecutions. He says that's consistent with Sessions' latest guidance. She did not elaborate. There has been a surge in legalization of marijuana at the state level in recent years. "It is the mission of the Department of Justice to enforce the laws of the United States, and the previous issuance of guidance undermines the rule of law and the ability of our ...

Medical Graham Roberts sends message to Tottenham Hotspur ace Harry Kane on Twitter
Author: 0 Graham Roberts sends message to Tottenham Hotspur ace Harry Kane on Twitter

Kane would not be the first player Tottenham have sold to Madrid in recent seasons with Gareth Bale breaking the then-transfer record to sign the Welshman in the summer of 2013. George Long in goal for AFC Wimbledon pulled off a succession of fine saves and when he was beaten in the 52nd minute by Mousa Dembele the post came to his rescue.

Medical Health officials say the flu has become widespread in Utah
Author: 0 Health officials say the flu has become widespread in Utah

Health experts say the influenza season in the United States is proving to be more severe than usual, with about twice the number of people reporting flu-like illness to their doctors compared with the same time past year. "Sometimes, the variation doesn't go the way we think it's going to", explained Rogers, "so it doesn't offer as much of a protection as we would like".

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