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Health Care India's fruit exports face a unusual threat - Nipah virus
Author: 0 India's fruit exports face a unusual threat - Nipah virus

According to the World Health Organization, the fruit bat is the natural host of the virus and often do not display any symptoms. The deaths in Kerala is the third instance in India's history of a Nipah virus outbreak, the first two times being in West Bengal's Siliguri in 2001 and Nadia in 2007.

Health Care Ex-Bills guard Incognito taken into custody for psych examination
Author: 0 Ex-Bills guard Incognito taken into custody for psych examination

The police report stated that "investigations revealed that Incognito was suffering an altered, paranoid state and believed ordinary citizens were government officials that were tracking him and recording him". He said he didn't know Incognito, who also played for the St. Louis Rams and Miami Dolphins , where he was suspended in 2013 for the racial bullying of a teammate, Jonathan Martin .

Health Care Bats found dead: Has Nipah Virus reached Himachal Pradesh?
Author: 0 Bats found dead: Has Nipah Virus reached Himachal Pradesh?

With death toll due to Nipah virus (NiV) up to 10, the Kerala government has issued an advise against travelling to four northern districts of Thiruvananthapuram: Kozhikode, Malappuram, Waynad and Kannur. Though the state has procured "ribavirin" to treat the infected patients, it is yet to take a final call on whether to proceed with the same. "Encephalitis and seizures occur in severe cases, progressing to coma within 24 to 48 hours", World Health Organization reports.

Health Care US officials say some teething medicines unsafe for babies
Author: 0 US officials say some teething medicines unsafe for babies

Benzocaine is marketed as a pain reliever for babies who are teething. The FDA warnings regarding benzocaine in baby teething products have been issued in the past in 2006, 2011 and 2014. The agency has been warning the public about the dangers of these products, but reports of illnesses and deaths over the past decade have continued. The FDA is requiring manufacturers of all FDA-approved prescription local anesthetics to standardize warning information about the risk of ...

Health Care Iran Faces 'Strongest Sanctions in History'
Author: 0 Iran Faces 'Strongest Sanctions in History'

If Washington sees tangible shifts in Iran's policies, it is prepared to lift sanctions , Pompeo said . "It will not have the resources to do both". Currently, inspectors must outline the basis for their suspicions. Araqchi also questioned whether Europe can guarantee Iran's sale of crude oil, gas and petrochemical products now that the USA has withdrawn from the JCPOA and vowed to re-impose sanctions on the country.

Health Care USA sanctions No. 2 official in Venezuela's Socialist party
Author: 0 USA sanctions No. 2 official in Venezuela's Socialist party

Also named in the announcement was Rafael Alfredo Sarria, 52, who the Treasury Department said acted as a frontman for Mr. Cabello, channeling illicit money through real estate and businesses in Florida. Millions of Venezuelans have fled to neighboring countries in recent years, creating a refugee crisis in South America. The latest sanctions came ahead of Sunday's presidential election in Venezuela, in which Maduro is up for reelection.

Health Care Bill Gates on Donald Trump, warts and all
Author: 0 Bill Gates on Donald Trump, warts and all

However, a tweet from MSNBC host Chris Hayes, whose program " All In With Chris Hayes " shared the footage, gives us a clue: " Bill Gates says that in *both* meetings he had with Trump , Trump asked if HPV and HIV were the same thing", tweeted Hayes .

Health Care Novartis, Amgen set low price for first CGRP migraine drug
Author: 0 Novartis, Amgen set low price for first CGRP migraine drug

Shares of drugmakers Amgen Inc. and Novartis AG rose in after-hours trading Thursday after jointly announcing FDA approval of Aimovig, a first-of-its-kind treatment for migraines. Atogepant, the company's preventative treatment, is now in phase 2 clinical trials. In this study, over the course of three months, patients treated with Aimovig experienced, on average, two and half fewer monthly migraine days than those receiving placebo.

Health Care Democratic Republic of Congo: Ninth Ebola outbreak in 40 years
Author: 0 Democratic Republic of Congo: Ninth Ebola outbreak in 40 years

The city is about 93 miles from Bikoro, the rural area where the outbreak was announced last week. A newly confirmed case in a densely populated part of the country will complicate attempts to control the outbreak. "With the new case confirmed in Mbandaka, the scenario has changed, and it has become most serious and worrying, since the disease is now affecting an urban area".

Health Care Disruption of daily rhythms linked to mental health problems
Author: 0 Disruption of daily rhythms linked to mental health problems

Daily circadian rhythm is controlled by a collection of neurons in an area of the brain called the hypothalamus. They are also likely to feel more lonely and less happy, the study revealed. "But equally important is a pattern of exposing yourself to sunshine and daylight in the morning and doing activity in the morning or midday so you can actually sleep properly".

Health Care New case of E. coli in Wisconsin linked to romaine lettuce
Author: 0 New case of E. coli in Wisconsin linked to romaine lettuce

Newly reported cases are people who became sick two to three weeks ago, still within the window when contaminated romaine was available for sale. According to the U.S. The strain of E. coli , known as O157:H7, produces a Shiga toxin that can affect people seriously, causing diarrhea and vomiting and in severe cases kidney failure.

Health Care Californians suffered a record number of STDs in 2017
Author: 0 Californians suffered a record number of STDs in 2017

The internet has indeed helped many people find their partners online, but it has also played a significant role in increasing the number of sexually transmitted disease (STD) cases among couples in California in the year 2017, said the health officials on Monday.

Health Care Brexit: Scotland set to reject EU Withdrawal Bill
Author: 0 Brexit: Scotland set to reject EU Withdrawal Bill

Finance Secretary Mark Drakeford - who has led Welsh negotiations on the bill - told AMs: "We have defended and entrenched our devolution settlement". Members of the Scottish National Party , the Labor Party, the Liberal Democrats and Scottish Greens showed a rare unity, approving the proposal of the Scottish government to reject the European Union withdrawal bill.

Health Care Biologists 'Transfer' a Memory
Author: 0 Biologists 'Transfer' a Memory

In their paper, Glanzman and colleagues say their results raise many new questions about the mechanics of memory storage and the nature of the engram. As expected, the control group of snails did not display the lengthy contraction. When Glanzman repeated the experiment with RNA from sea snails that had been hooked up to wires but not shocked, the reflex behaviour did not transfer.

Health Care Midfielder Arfield swaps Burnley for Rangers
Author: 0 Midfielder Arfield swaps Burnley for Rangers

There's immediately been plenty of speculation as to who Gerrard's first addition would be, with several of his former Liverpool colleagues tipped to make the switch to Ibrox. " I'm really, really excited about it and so is Steven ". "The stature of him suits a club of this stature". "I was lucky enough to play against him (Gerrard) and it was one of the highlights of my career".

Health Care Poor People's Campaign launches days of protests around US
Author: 0 Poor People's Campaign launches days of protests around US

Monday's event was the start of a six-week non-violent campaign to bring attention to people impacted by race, poverty, and inequality. Fourteen people were arrested during a protest, part of a national movement, that shut down a street outside the Indiana Statehouse for almost three hours Monday.

Health Care Why WWE couldn't wait for Ronda Rousey's first title match
Author: 0 Why WWE couldn't wait for Ronda Rousey's first title match

Rousey wasted no time in accepting the challenge, setting the stage for a major match between "The Irresistible Force" and "The Baddest Woman on the Planet". Ronda Rousey accepted the challenge while sounding like someone invited to the wedding of the century. "All bets are off, right?" "We're professionals, so when we get in there, there's a job to be done", Rousey added.

Health Care Ebola: WHO Director General Arrives Kinshasa To Assess Needs For Curtailment
Author: 0 Ebola: WHO Director General Arrives Kinshasa To Assess Needs For Curtailment

It can be transmitted by close contact with infected animals or people, usually through blood or other bodily fluids. A cordon ribbon is seen around the isolation ward at Bikoro hospital in the Democratic Republic of Congo. But he said any country facing such a threat may require worldwide assistance. There have been 24 recorded outbreaks in west and central Africa, including in DRC, Uganda, Sudan and Gabon, the BBC report added.

Health Care Shock findings in mental health survey
Author: 0 Shock findings in mental health survey

However, nearly half (46 per cent) of young people referred have been deemed not eligible for treatment. The total number of referrals since 2014 was 1,305. "Class sizes are going up". It said funding cuts were leaving schools "exposed and unsupported". She said the county's CAMHS service did deliver a good service but that waiting lists were too long and by the time children were seen many were at 'crisis point'.

Health Care Salmonella fears trigger recall of more than 200 million eggs
Author: 0 Salmonella fears trigger recall of more than 200 million eggs

At least 11 people have been hospitalized due to complications, but no deaths have been reported, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Friday. In a statement to the Washington Post , Rose Acre said that it's " not only corrected deficiencies at the farm " but " also taken steps to ensure the farm meets or exceeds the standards of the FDA and USDA ".

Health Care Man Donated Enough Blood To Save 2 Million Children
Author: 0 Man Donated Enough Blood To Save 2 Million Children

Despite once being quoted as saying that he had no plans to stop donating blood, Harrison made his 1,173rd - and last - donation on Friday, at a point where he had already exceeded Australia's age limit for blood donors. Using plasma extracted from Harrison's blood, doctors devised the Anti-D injection, which was first given in 1967 to a pregnant woman at Australia's Royal Prince Alfred Hospital.

Health Care Delhi witnesses trees uprooted, slower traffic amid huge thunderstorm-rain
Author: 0 Delhi witnesses trees uprooted, slower traffic amid huge thunderstorm-rain

U.P. was the worst affected, accounting for 80 deaths, majority in Agra district. Dust storm accompanied with strong winds and light rain hit Delhi and adjoining areas of NCR - including Gurgaon and Noida on Sunday evening. Humidity during the morning hours was recorded at 60%, the official added. The strong wind crashed through trees and turned the air a murky brown. 10 domestic flights were also diverted to nearby airports.

Health Care CDC apologizes for 'gross' muffin post about ticks
Author: 0 CDC apologizes for 'gross' muffin post about ticks

The CDC posted a photo of a muffin last week, asking people if they could spot all five ticks hidden on the food. Um, that is terrifying. That tick is well established in both peninsulas according to the MDHHS and is continuing to expand into new areas across the lower peninsula.