Medical

Breakthrough as source of listeriosis outbreak traced

Breakthrough as source of listeriosis outbreak traced Minister of Health Aaron Motsoaledi has announced that government has narrowed down the sources of the deadly listeriosis outbreak in South Africa. "As a company that prioritises the health and safety of consumers above all else, we are committed to ensuring that all Enterprise products, as identified, will be recalled as part of the directive received", said Tiger Brands. [Full Article...]

Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium Metro Station closed to quell SSC aspirants protest

Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium Metro Station closed to quell SSC aspirants protest The CGL exam was held from February 17 to 21. Some are also alleging that a few students were benefitted by the leak (but there is nothing to prove the allegations). The SSC then announced that the exam will be re-conducted on March 9. "We have accepted demands of protesting candidates and have given orders for CBI inquiry, protest should now stop", news agency ANI reported Rajnath Singh ... [Full Article...]

Marvel Studios moves up 'Avengers: Infinity War' release date

Marvel Studios moves up 'Avengers: Infinity War' release date The Avengers 3 movie previously had a wide range of release dates across the world, ranging from April 25 to May 4. You heard right! Avengers: Infinity War will be releasing in theaters a week earlier than expected. As " Black Panther " continues to dominate the box office , Marvel Studios is surprising fans by moving the character's return up one week. The Marvel account then tweeted ... [Full Article...]

Georgia teacher who fired gun claimed he had woman killed

Georgia teacher who fired gun claimed he had woman killed Police say a teacher who barricaded himself in a classroom and fired a shot has been taken into custody . A teacher since 2004, Davidson also serves as the play-by-play announcer for the high school's football team. Frazier said there was no evidence that Davidson was trying to fire at anyone. The incident occurred at Dalton High School in Dalton, Georgia . [Full Article...]

OLYMPICS/ Japan return to hero's welcome after best winter medal haul

OLYMPICS/ Japan return to hero's welcome after best winter medal haul The Mascot has a strong sense of justice, and is very athletic. The winning mascots for the games were selected by the elementary school students nationwide and overseas who were given three proposals to choose from. The winning mascots were announced during a ceremony attended by hundreds of students. The new Olympic and Paralympic mascots will be seen in merchandise, stadiums and every... [Full Article...]

Medical student fatally stabbed in random attack while studying in library

Medical student fatally stabbed in random attack while studying in library He was ordered to be held without bail. Deane Stryker, a 22-year-old aspiring doctor, was stabbed to death on Sunday while studying at the Winchester Public Library in MA. Yao paused, then turned to Taber, stabbing him across his upper arm before turning back to Stryker to continue the attack, police said. Friends to the late stabbing victim described her a 'young woman committed to helping ... [Full Article...]

Olympics' Board Does Not Lift Suspension Of Russian Olympic Committee

Olympics' Board Does Not Lift Suspension Of Russian Olympic Committee In December, the International Olympic Committee had held out the prospect of lifting Russia's suspension for the closing ceremony, on the condition its athletes met a strict code of conduct, including compliance with anti-doping rules and observance of athlete neutrality. [Full Article...]

3 rental car companies cancel discounts for NRA members

3 rental car companies cancel discounts for NRA members Many companies cited customer complaints in their vows to discontinue discount programs specific to members of the NRA. Enterprise Holdings , which owns and operates vehicle rental agencies Alamo, Enterprise and National, announced via tweets Friday from each brand's account that by March 26 it would sever its NRA member discount program. [Full Article...]

Carbs, fat, DNA? Weight loss is finicky, new study shows

Carbs, fat, DNA? Weight loss is finicky, new study shows What they did find, though, was that cutting down on sugar and refined flower while upping your intake of vegetables and wholefoods would lead to weight loss. In fact it's not the diet that you should be mindful of, but your body. Those on the low-fat diet improved their "bad" LDL cholesterol more , while the low-carb group improved their "good" HDL cholesterol and reduced their triglyceride leve... [Full Article...]

Canadian women advance to gold medal hockey game at Winter Olympics

Canadian women advance to gold medal hockey game at Winter Olympics You may have heard that Team USA hasn't exactly been rocking the Olympic medal count . "And we're just looking forward to having the opportunity to bring home another gold". Earlier, Canada's Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir broke their own record in the ice dancing short program with 83.67 points. Still, a women's hockey gold medal would just feel better than the others. [Full Article...]

Common household chore just as damaging as smoking 20 cigarettes a day

Common household chore just as damaging as smoking 20 cigarettes a day The scientists compared the use of cleaning products for a 20 years period with smoking 20 cigarettes per day for 20 years. The women who used cleaning products at least once a week presented a more damaged respiratory system in comparison to the male subjects. [Full Article...]

Boko Haram - New DHQ Spokesman Visits the Guardian, Seeks Collaboration

Boko Haram - New DHQ Spokesman Visits the Guardian, Seeks Collaboration The bombers, all believed to be female, also wounded dozens at the fish market in Konduga, just outside the state capital of Maiduguri. Earlier this week, the military warned residents of possible attacks by Boko Haram in cities and towns. [Full Article...]

Oxfam claims are tip of the iceberg, warns Christian former Haiti worker

Oxfam claims are tip of the iceberg, warns Christian former Haiti worker A decision on whether to withdraw public funding from Oxfam over the aid worker sex scandal will not be taken hastily, International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt has said. Country director Roland van Hauwermeiren, 68, admitted to having sex with vulnerable prostitutes at his Oxfam-funded villa in Haiti until his resignation in 2011. [Full Article...]

Delhi Police Arrested Wanted Indian Mujahideen Terrorist

Delhi Police Arrested Wanted Indian Mujahideen Terrorist And he was hiding in Nepal". "He was involved in many bombing incidents", Deputy Commissioner of Police (Special Cell) Pramod Singh Kushwaha said, according to ANI. He had run away from the Batla House scene and had since then evaded the police authorities. While majority helped them with financial aid, they refused to provide them shelter. [Full Article...]

Norway's Marit Bjørgen makes Winter Olympics history

Norway's Marit Bjørgen makes Winter Olympics history The PyeongChang Organising Committee has lined up a spectacular calendar of artistic and musical performances at the Medals Plaza. With her win, Bjoergen became the most decorated female Winter Olympian ever. "It is my fifth Olympics and still to be there, I am happy with that". Third came Finland's Krista Parmakoski . Bjørgen's runners-up finish secured her an 11th Olympic medal, setti... [Full Article...]

Former Celtic, Manchester United midfielder Liam Miller dies aged 36

Former Celtic, Manchester United midfielder Liam Miller dies aged 36 Miller represented his country 21 times throughout a career which saw him play for Celtic , Manchester United , Leeds United and Cork City. Our thoughts and condolences are with his family at this time. Former Ireland captain Robbie Keane said: "Woke up to the devastating news of my former team mate Liam Miller taken way too soon". He also won 21 Ireland caps, scoring one goal, a long... [Full Article...]

OxyContin maker Purdue will no longer market opioid drugs to doctors

OxyContin maker Purdue will no longer market opioid drugs to doctors Purdue, which has reportedly generated approximately $35 billion dollars in revenue, in a statement said it had "restructured and significantly reduced our commercial operation and will no longer be promoting opioids to prescribers". More recently, it has positioned itself as an advocate for fighting the opioid addiction crisis as overdoses from prescription drugs claim thousands of American lives... [Full Article...]

No backsliding over border issue in Brexit negotiations, Coveney warns

No backsliding over border issue in Brexit negotiations, Coveney warns Northern Ireland will stay in the Single Market and the customs union after Brexit , according to a report in the Guardian . Mrs May vowed to be "robust" in Brexit talks after Brussels released papers showing it wants to put in place a method to rapidly curtail the UK's single market benefits if it breaches agreements on a transition deal. [Full Article...]

Hospitals may BAN smoking shelters and SELL e-Cigs in shock move

Hospitals may BAN smoking shelters and SELL e-Cigs in shock move Joyce Robins, of campaign group Patient Concern, told The Times that it was a bad idea to use up much-needed spaces in hospitals to create vaping areas. PHE experts, writing in The Lancet , said: "Although not without risk, the overall risk of harm is estimated at less than 5% of that from smoking tobacco; the risk of cancer has been calculated to be less than 1%". [Full Article...]

Snow headed our way, Winter Weather Advisory issued

Snow headed our way, Winter Weather Advisory issued [Full Article...]


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