Health Care

West Nile virus found in mosquitoes at traps across Shawnee County

West Nile virus found in mosquitoes at traps across Shawnee County There have been no reported human or horse cases of West Nile virus and associated illnesses acquired in CT so far this year. So far no confirmed cases of West Nile have been found in Shawnee County residents this year, Kalas said. Symptoms of WNV infection are often mild and may include fever, headache, nausea, vomiting, a rash, muscle weakness or swollen lymph nodes. One individual also has ... [Full Article...]

England's all-time top goalscorer Wayne Rooney retires from global football

England's all-time top goalscorer Wayne Rooney retires from global football The fact that he is their all time highest goal scorer with 253 goals, he also is the only player to have scored 250 goals, a milestone he reached breaking Sir Bobby Charlton's long-standing record in January of this year. Rooney began his career with Everton , before joining United in 2004. Southgate is due to name a squad on Thursday for the World Cup 2018 qualifiers away at Malta, on ... [Full Article...]

Long-term Vitamin B use may up men's lung cancer risk

Long-term Vitamin B use may up men's lung cancer risk The research was a collaboration by scientists at Ohio State University , the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and National Taiwan University. However, the study wasn't created to prove cause-and-effect between the vitamins and lung cancer; it only showed an association. [Full Article...]

Volkswagen is making an electric, autonomous version of its classic minibus

Volkswagen is making an electric, autonomous version of its classic minibus No pricing or specific launch date has been announced , but the I.D. Buzz is not likely to arrive until at least 2022, says Volkswagen . The company has now announced that a production version of the vehicle will go on sale in 2022, alongside a more compact, four-door I.D electric auto. [Full Article...]

National Basketball Association rookies view Dennis Smith Jr. as ROY favorite, draft's top athlete

National Basketball Association rookies view Dennis Smith Jr. as ROY favorite, draft's top athlete NBA.com spoke with 39 rookies at the recent Rookie Photo Shoot in NY. And rookies have tended to pick someone other than the No. 1 pick for this question. entering this season. As loaded as this point guard class seems to be, the rookies were still surprised Smith was selected as relatively low as he was. [Full Article...]

Health department reports confirmed case of West Nile Virus in Lexington

Health department reports confirmed case of West Nile Virus in Lexington There have been no human cases of West Nile in DeKalb County this year, but the department is urging residents to take preventative measures. "These results demonstrate the continued need for people to ensure they are protected from mosquito bites", Smith said. [Full Article...]

Cancer patient wins $417 million lawsuit claiming baby powder caused her illness

Cancer patient wins $417 million lawsuit claiming baby powder caused her illness Last year, three juries in Missouri awarded plaintiffs more than $300 million in damages. Plaintiffs like Echeverria, a medical receptionist who developed ovarian cancer after decades of using Johnson's Baby Powder for hygienic purposes, point to some studies that suggest a link between using talc in the genital region (as Echeverria had) and an increased risk for ovarian cancer . [Full Article...]

"Triffic." Birmingham fans react to signing Arsenal duo

Their moves follow the recent departure of fellow defender Gabriel, who left for Valencia, as Arsene Wenger looks to trim his squad. Jenkinson has years of Premier League experience following two spells on loan at West Ham. Arsenal fans are not the type to keep quiet if they have an opinion they want heard, and over 31,000 have had their say on which Arsenal player they would most like to sel... [Full Article...]

Binge Watching TV Shows Leads to Insomnia and a Poorer Sleep Quality

Binge Watching TV Shows Leads to Insomnia and a Poorer Sleep Quality Binge-watchers reportedly have a higher risk of getting poor sleep than those who watch these shows normally, TIME reported. Further analysis found that binge-watchers had a 98 percent higher likelihood of having poor sleep quality compared with those who did not consider themselves to be a binge-watcher. [Full Article...]

Victory as Malaysia scores first ever rugby gold win at SEA Games

Victory as Malaysia scores first ever rugby gold win at SEA Games Former fencing secretary general Marilee Estampador, who will be the technical director of the SEA Games fencing competition, said "most of these fencers are young and promising but still lack global experience". Among the notable attendees were Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak and Sultan Muhammad V. The cauldron is lit up, marking the official start of the 12-day Games. [Full Article...]

This will make you think twice about shaving your pubic hair

This will make you think twice about shaving your pubic hair Of those individuals, 26% said that they had somehow injured themselves in the process, with said injuries ranging from cuts to burns to infections, according to The Guardian . To do this, they will gather data at clinics to better understand how the timelines of grooming and infection interact. The researchers hope not that we'll all stop grooming (current pubic hair trends may prohibit th... [Full Article...]

Neo-Nazi Website Daily Stormer Moves to Dark Web After GoDaddy, Google Ousting

Neo-Nazi Website Daily Stormer Moves to Dark Web After GoDaddy, Google Ousting Questions about free speech and whether companies should police what customers and users say has always been a hard one, and the reason many hate-filled groups continue to persist on big platforms like Reddit. "You don't have to play this game too many moves out to see how risky this is going to be", Prince said. He added: "All we ever wanted to do was have an open conversation". [Full Article...]

United Nations demands civilian access to Yemen airports, ports

United Nations demands civilian access to Yemen airports, ports United Nations report blames Saudi-led military alliance for "unacceptably high" number of child casualties during war. It also noted that the Saudi coalition had bombing at least 28 schools over the time. The inclusion of the Saudi-led coalition's aerial bombing campaign on Houthi positions has hindered their progress, stalling the conflict dynamic into a stalemate. [Full Article...]

South Korea's Moon pledges there will be 'no war on Korean penin

He has been in Asia this week, visiting South Korea, Japan and China. "If North Korea fails to comply with the peaceful path to denuclearization on the Korean Peninsula agreed upon by Korean and USA leaders or crosses the red line, there is no telling what our response may be", he said. [Full Article...]

Delhi High Court on high alert after police receives bomb threat call

Delhi High Court on high alert after police receives bomb threat call At around 11:00 a.m, the Police Control Room received a call from north east Delhi saying there would be a blast at the High Court in an hour. According to an India Today report of September 7, 2011, the bomb was placed in a briefcase and ripped through a crowded reception area at the entrance of the Delhi High Court. [Full Article...]

Scientists 'cure' peanut allergy in children after 18-months of probiotic treatment

Scientists 'cure' peanut allergy in children after 18-months of probiotic treatment Four years after the treatment, two-thirds of the group undergoing immunotherapy showed no adverse reactions to peanuts when consumed, while only one in the placebo group had no problems. The probiotic works by changing the way the body's immune system reacts to an allergen with the aim of building up a tolerance over time. Peanut allergy is one of the most common causes of anaphylaxis, a reacti... [Full Article...]

Stern Warnings Issued Related to Removal of the Blue Whale Challenge

Stern Warnings Issued Related to Removal of the Blue Whale Challenge The high court, however, refrained from passing any order on the plea seeking direction to the internet companies including Google, Facebook and Yahoo to take down the links of the Blue whale . The killer online "Blue Whale Challenge " game has led to suicides around India. Acting on a hunch that Siddharth Singh might be a victim of the notorious Blue Whale game challenge, police are also ch... [Full Article...]

Case closed? Models have a pop at 'kidnapped' Chloe Ayling

Case closed? Models have a pop at 'kidnapped' Chloe Ayling The 20-year-old model broke down in tears this week as she told of the moment she saw an empty suitcase and hoped for a "non-painful death" as she feared she'd be killed. Deputy Senior District Judge Tan Ikram remanded the suspect in custody, saying he was satisfied there were "substantial grounds" to believe he would fail to surrender if he was released. [Full Article...]

SeaWorld Pays Tribute to Fallen Orca Highlighted in 'Blackfish' Documentary

SeaWorld Pays Tribute to Fallen Orca Highlighted in 'Blackfish' Documentary SeaWorld says Kasatka was 'surrounded by members of her pod, as well as the veterinarians and caretakers who loved her, ' when she died. SeaWorld and animal welfare advocates are mourning the passing of one of the park's oldest killer whales. [Full Article...]

Rahul Gandhi's slip of tongue: 'Amma....The Indira canteen'

Rahul Gandhi's slip of tongue: 'Amma....The Indira canteen' The Chief Minister came down heavily on Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The canteen is part of the state's initiative to make it hunger free, Rahul Gandhi said. "These canteens will be on a par with star hotels when it comes to maintaining hygiene and quality of food", he said. "I think we owe this to every single citizen", he said. [Full Article...]


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