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Health Care Apple and Cochlear Team Up to introduce Cochlear Hearing Device for iPhone
Author: 0 Apple and Cochlear Team Up to introduce Cochlear Hearing Device for iPhone

Cochlear has now provided over 450,000 people globally with hearing technology. The system can also be used in combination with a hearing aid with synchronized streaming to both ears, the company said. It lets people who use the sound processor stream audio including phone calls, podcasts, and music directly from an iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch. Hearing aids and cochlear implants are quite different.

Health Care Woman Arrested in Japan Over Allegedly Destroying $1 Million Violin Collection
Author: 0 Woman Arrested in Japan Over Allegedly Destroying $1 Million Violin Collection

The collection included an Italian-made instrument worth 50 million yen ($445,000), according to Jiji Press. The woman's 62-year-old husband, a Norwegian, was both a manufacturer and collector of violins. The couple had reportedly divorced a year ago, and the incident took place during the procedure. Kawamiya allegedly entered her then husband's workshop inside his home in Nagoya by breaking in through a window sometime between January 30 and February 19 in 2014 and destroyed the violins and ...

Health Care Charlie Gard's parents decide son should spend final days in hospice
Author: 0 Charlie Gard's parents decide son should spend final days in hospice

NURSES at Great Ormond Street Hospital volunteered to work overtime to care for Charlie Gard in his last hours, as his parents reluctantly accepted they can not take him home to die. He said he might give the parents until 12pm tomorrow to try to reach an agreement, but said there must be a "default position" if they can not agree.

Health Care The Charlie Gard case shows why parents' authority shouldn't be absolute
Author: 0 The Charlie Gard case shows why parents' authority shouldn't be absolute

Charlie Gard's parents have until 12:00 p.m. tomorrow to set up their home to Great Ormond Street Hospital's (GOSH) liking, or their son will be transferred to a hospice and have his life support pulled there. Hirano said in a statement . The decision follows months of legal argument which culminated in Charlie's parents eventually dropping their battle to take him to the U.S.

Health Care Mosquito tests positive for West Nile
Author: 0 Mosquito tests positive for West Nile

Environmental Protection Agency. William Stanuszek, director of Saginaw County Mosquito Abatement Commission, said birds such as crows and bluejays are more susceptible to the virus. The La Salle County Health Department reported this week mosquitoes collected July 24 in La Salle tested positive for the West Nile virus. Limit the number of places around your home for mosquitoes to breed by either draining or getting rid of items that hold water.

Health Care HIV treatment protects uninfected partner from the virus
Author: 0 HIV treatment protects uninfected partner from the virus

For the second time in two years, a massive study has found that for men who have managed their viral load to undetectable levels, it's virtually impossible for them to transfer HIV to their male sexual partners. HIV medication now works by suppressing the levels of the virus in the person's body. The findings of the Opposites Attract study, which were reported at the 9th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Science (IAS 2017) earlier this week, focused exclusively on gay couples ...

Health Care Big day for KK Venugopal as Supreme Court hears privacy case today
Author: 0 Big day for KK Venugopal as Supreme Court hears privacy case today

The nine-judge constitutional bench, headed by Chief Justice of India JS Khehar, was suggested by the government to consider the right to privacy as subservient to the right to life. While hearing the petitioners, the Supreme Court observed that right to privacy can not be absolute and the state may have powers to put reasonable curbs.

Health Care ABA expresses concern about OH plan to resume executions
Author: 0 ABA expresses concern about OH plan to resume executions

Phillips was convicted in 1993 for the rape and murder of his girlfriend's 3-year-old daughter in Summit County. Ronald Phillips was transported to the death house at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility in Lucasville on Tuesday morning, about 24 hours before his execution was planned.

Health Care Terror funding: NIA arrests seven separatist leaders
Author: 0 Terror funding: NIA arrests seven separatist leaders

Following the arrest and subsequent interrogation of 7 separatists from Kashmir , the National Investigation Agency is set to summon Yasin Malik, Syed Ali Shah Geelani among others in the terror funding case. The agency is likely to arrest at least a dozen "habitual" stone-pelters whose location has been mapped across various districts of south Kashmir .

Health Care Red Cross faces blood shortage
Author: 0 Red Cross faces blood shortage

Across the county, almost 61,000 fewer blood donations than needed were given through the Red Cross in May and June, prompting the emergency call. "The American Red Cross nationally needs about 14,000 blood donations every single day for patients".

Health Care Sri Lanka clears revised deal for Hambantota port
Author: 0 Sri Lanka clears revised deal for Hambantota port

While the Chinese would manage port operations, "no naval ship, including Chinese ones, can call at Hambantota without our permission", Mr. Samarasinghe said. Cabinet Spokesperson Dayasiri Jayasekera said the pact was approved by the cabinet and it will be promulgated after Parliament's approval. He didn't provide details.

Health Care Hyderabad High Court denies relief for Charmee Kaur in drug scandal
Author: 0 Hyderabad High Court denies relief for Charmee Kaur in drug scandal

To her relief, HC has directed the investigators not to invade the actress' privacy. The court also granted permission to SIT to question Charmee the next day if they required further questioning. Excise Enforcement Director Akun Sabharwal had said no samples were collected without the written consent of those summoned for questioning. The accused, Calvin Mascarenhas (28) and Brendon Ben (20), who are suspected to be the kingpins of the drug racket, reportedly confessed to SIT that they ...

Health Care Eli Lilly and (LLY) Given Media Impact Score of 0.24
Author: 0 Eli Lilly and (LLY) Given Media Impact Score of 0.24

Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc. now owns 845,109 shares of the company's stock worth $71,081,000 after buying an additional 24,525 shares during the last quarter. If you are viewing this report on another website, it was illegally copied and republished in violation of US and global copyright law. Sector Gamma As has 9.23% invested in Eli Lilly and Co (NYSE: LLY ) for 667,050 shares.

Health Care Potential public health, economic consequences of declining childhood vaccination
Author: 0 Potential public health, economic consequences of declining childhood vaccination

Even a small drop in vaccination rates can make it more likely that people who can't get the vaccine for medical reasons will catch measles, Rutherford, who wasn't involved in the study , said by email. Currently, 18 states in the USA still have laws that permit childhood vaccine exemption for non-medical personal beliefs. Infants under the age of one can not be vaccinated, making them particularly vulnerable to the disease.

Health Care The doctors invented an effective cure for AIDS
Author: 0 The doctors invented an effective cure for AIDS

The research findings, which were conducted with support from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Gilead Sciences, were reported at the 9 International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Science yesterday in Paris, by representatives from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases ( NIAID ) and National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), which are part of NIH.

Health Care Bank of England warns on 'spiral of complacency'
Author: 0 Bank of England warns on 'spiral of complacency'

A decade on from the sub-prime crisis, Alex Brazier , executive director of financial stability at the bank, raised the spectre of Northern Rock's collapse as he said that regulators had become concerned at the way in which cheap credit was being handed out without regard for risk.

Health Care Brain disease 'found in most American football players in study'
Author: 0 Brain disease 'found in most American football players in study'

The study found signs of CTE in the brains of 91 percent of the 53 former college players whose brains were studied and 21 percent of the former high school players. Almost 88 percent of all the brains, 177, had CTE. Case studies such as those compiled in this updated paper are important to further advancing the science and progress related to head trauma.

Health Care Labour urged to come clean as division on European Union is exposed
Author: 0 Labour urged to come clean as division on European Union is exposed

Speaking on Radio 4's Today programme, Mr Jones said: "If we were not in the single market, we would be having a debate about how to access it, not how to leave it". His comments sparked fury from Remain-supporting Labour MPs. Last month, Umunna tabled an amendment to the Queen's Speech calling for Britain to remain in the single market.

Health Care ICRC says 600000 Yemenis could contract cholera in 2017
Author: 0 ICRC says 600000 Yemenis could contract cholera in 2017

Representatives from the WHO, the World Food Programme and the UN Children's Fund visited the southern province of Aden to discuss worldwide aid. The UN representatives declined to elaborate on the visit, however, Yemen's official Saba news agency said the officials had met self-styled prime minister Ahmed bin Dagher for talks on global humanitarian aid, adding that the visit aimed to contain "the cholera epidemic which has spread to all provinces".

Health Care S African girl, 9, is third child with HIV remission
Author: 0 S African girl, 9, is third child with HIV remission

Monday's statement also says the southern African nations of Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe "demonstrate significant progress toward controlling the HIV epidemics". One of the leading theories about how children in the study who had the longest remissions might be different has to do with how their immune systems give them the power to suppress any rebound.

Health Care Illness related to salmonella outbreak reported in 12 states, including Virginia
Author: 0 Illness related to salmonella outbreak reported in 12 states, including Virginia

According to the CDC , 12 states have been affected, including 13 cases in NY, 12 in New Jersey and six in Virginia. Twelve people total have been hospitalized, and there has been one reported death from New York City. The epidemiologic and lab investigations both point to tainted papayas as the source of the outbreak. One person has died, 12 have been hospitalized and 47 have contracted salmonella in connection with the outbreak, reports the Centers for Disease Control.

Health Care 5-Year-Old Girl Fined By Police For Selling Lemonade
Author: 0 5-Year-Old Girl Fined By Police For Selling Lemonade

It was all going pretty well, until four council enforcement officers approached the stall. A British girl who was fined almost $200 for opening a lemonade stand outside a festival in London received dozens of job offers after her story gained worldwide attention, her family said.

Author: 0 At least 40 feared trapped in Mumbai's Ghatkopar after building collapses

About 30 to 40 persons suspected to be trapped. The BMC's disaster management team received a call about the incident at around 10.43 am and 14 fire engines and ambulances were rushed to the spot. Rahangdale said the ground floor of the building in the northern suburb of Ghatkopar housed a nursing home, which was vacant, while the rest of the building was occupied by three or four families on each floor.

Health Care Alaskan town mourns death of its honorary mayor
Author: 0 Alaskan town mourns death of its honorary mayor

The Spone family took the business over from its previous owners in 2015, on the condition that Stubbs could live there. KTVA in Anchorage reports that Stubbs, a cat known as the honorary mayor of Talkeetna, was found dead Friday, his owners said.

Health Care West Nile Virus Now A Moderate Threat In Belmont
Author: 0 West Nile Virus Now A Moderate Threat In Belmont

IL public health officials say the state has confirmed its first human case of West Nile virus this year. Horses that have not already been vaccinated this year for West Nile virus or other mosquito-borne diseases are at greater risk, McGwin said.

Health Care BBCI: New York squirrel attacks five in Brooklyn's Prospect Park
Author: 0 BBCI: New York squirrel attacks five in Brooklyn's Prospect Park

The squirrel attacks happened between Tuesday and Thursday, all near the Parkside and Ocean Ave. entrance to the park. Officials have posted warning signs near where the squirrel had been seen. "They're just bold", she said, adding: "It's not stopping us". While reports of squirrel bites are nothing new for the Health Department (there are roughly 70 reported bites from our bushy-tailed brethren in the city each year), the aggressive nature of the Prospect Park squirrel is unusual.

Health Care KCR to attend swearing-in ceremony of Kovind
Author: 0 KCR to attend swearing-in ceremony of Kovind

Then the President-elect and the incumbent go in a ceremonial cavalcade travelling in the same vehicle to the Parliament . The Ceremony of assumption of office will be held at 12.15 PM in the Central Hall of Parliament House, New Delhi. In an important SOS issued to all the Resident Commissioners of states, the Union Home Ministry has made it clear that the government has chose to invite all the Chief Ministers and Governors of states, consequently there is "extreme constraint of seating ...

Author: 0 Fmr LLC Acquires 573328 Shares of Kinross Gold Corporation (NYSE:KGC)

It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. The mean target projections are based on 18 opinions. Semper Augustus Investments Group Llc sold 143,550 shares as the company's stock rose 9.54% with the market. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: "Kinross Gold Co". A total number of 5 analysts provided estimations over revenues. Therefore 67% are positive. The share price of the company (NYSE:KGC) was up +1.69% during the last trading session, with a high of 4.24 and the volume of Kinross Gold ...

Author: 0 Child in South Africa is now 'virtually cured of HIV' after treatment

UNAids expressed concern about two regions with worsening Aids trends: the Middle East-North Africa, and Eastern Europe-Central Asia. It's here and in the USA that the HIV virus was discovered. The child did not carry genetic resistance to the virus, so researchers said the result was likely due to early treatment. The South African girl, whose name is being protected, began 40 weeks' treatment with antiretroviral drugs at two months old.