Health Care

Government Sponsors Briefing On How To Survive Nuclear Holocaust

Government Sponsors Briefing On How To Survive Nuclear Holocaust The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ( CDC ) has scheduled a briefing for later this month on how to plan and prepare for a nuclear detonation . "Grand rounds" are a type of meeting or symposium in which members of a public health community come together to discuss topics of interest or public importance. [Full Article...]

Netflix orders Bright sequel, writer Max Landis is not involved

Netflix orders Bright sequel, writer Max Landis is not involved The film, largely billed as the streaming company's first blockbuster, was released in December, and though Netflix claimed it was the highest-viewed Netflix film ever in its first week, reviews have been rough, to say the least. Watch an announcement video from Netflix below, which sees Orcs "auditioning" for the sequel film. But maybe the sequel could be marginally better. [Full Article...]

Concealers no more! Study shows how you can look young naturally

Concealers no more! Study shows how you can look young naturally By 2021, this number is expected to reach $331.41 billion. When 27 middle-aged women embarked on a course of facial exercises for five months, an independent panel concluded that they appeared on average three years younger. The dermatologists were blinded to the experiment, in order to avoid potential bias. A standardized facial aging scale assessed photos of the women to assess any changes i... [Full Article...]

Addictive Video Game Playing Now Recognized as Disorder by World Health Organization

Addictive Video Game Playing Now Recognized as Disorder by World Health Organization Even though there have been documented cases of gaming addiction such as child neglect and ones that have led to death after long gaming binges , these situations have not occurred often, especially considering the large number of people who play games. [Full Article...]

Cancer death rate down 26 percent since 1991

Cancer death rate down 26 percent since 1991 Lung cancer is among the most common forms of cancer in the USA, and certainly the most deadly. Of the 10 leading causes of death, only cancer - the second-biggest killer in the country - declined from 2014 to 2015. "Strikingly though, tobacco remains by far the leading cause of cancer deaths today, responsible for almost three in ten cancer deaths", Brawley noted. [Full Article...]

Apparently Penis Whitening Is Now a Thing In Thailand

Apparently Penis Whitening Is Now a Thing In Thailand Popol said he had already assured the officials that laser treatments for male genitalia were safe because they focused more on crotches. "Patients started to ask about penis whitening, and so we started the treatment a month later", he explained . [Full Article...]

US Places Pakistan on Watch List for Religious Freedom Violations

US Places Pakistan on Watch List for Religious Freedom Violations House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA) praised the White House for making religious freedom designations a priority but was disappointed that Vietnam was not designated as a CPC. "Perhaps its time for external pressure to help safeguard those Pakistani citizens who are persecuted exclusively on the basis of their faith", Ispahani said. [Full Article...]

Recent E. Coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce

Consumers in the affected states, which include California, New York and Washington, are being advised to avoid Romaine lettuce by consumer watchdog Consumer Reports. Meanwhile, American officials investigating the food safety outbreak have not gone so far with a recommendation. "Even though we can't say with 100 percent certainty that romaine lettuce is the cause of the E. [Full Article...]

Flu deaths rise to seven in North Carolina

Flu deaths rise to seven in North Carolina She noted the Health Department monitors influenza-like illnesses, not confirmed cases of the flu. About 2,500 laboratory-confirmed cases were reported the week of Christmas, bringing the number by the end of 2017 to almost 8,000, according to an Arizona Department of Health Services report. [Full Article...]

There's Another Death from Flu in Oklahoma

There's Another Death from Flu in Oklahoma The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has not determined the effectiveness of this year's flu shot. Saunders said despite popular belief, cold weather has no effect making the flu worse or last longer. The child was between ages of 5 and 17. Stay home from work if you are sick and cover your mouth when you cough with your sleeve or a tissue. Local and state health-care official... [Full Article...]

Alcohol byproduct causes DNA mutations that might lead to cancer

Alcohol byproduct causes DNA mutations that might lead to cancer Lead author Professor Ketan Patel said: 'Some cancers develop due to DNA damage in stem cells. Researchers found acetaldehyde snaps stem cell DNA, permanently altering the genetic code and triggering cancer. As well as explaining why some people feel inordinately unwell after drinking alcohol , this build-up of acetaldehyde can result in greater DNA damage. [Full Article...]

Restaurants stop using romaine lettuce as E. coli probe continues

But food safety experts at Consumer Reports went further, advising everyone to stay away from romaine lettuce as a precaution. "This strain of E. But does this mean you should skip the romaine on your sandwich or in your salad? "Neither the US nor Canadian health officials have provided information on where the romaine lettuce potentially involved in the illnesses was grown or processed, ... [Full Article...]

WHO Set To Recognise Video Game Addiction As Mental Health Disorder

WHO Set To Recognise Video Game Addiction As Mental Health Disorder For it to be suggested that a person has " gaming disorder ", they would display these behaviour patterns for a year or longer. According to a draft report, the World Health Organization plans to list "gaming disorder" as a real disease in its 2018 International Classification of Diseases. [Full Article...]

Stepfather Beats Stepson To Death For Getting A Cookie

Stepfather Beats Stepson To Death For Getting A Cookie They said they had witnessed Montgomery hit Brice and throw him around the room. On Saturday (30 December) around 1am, a Hillsborough County Sheriff's deputy conducted a welfare search and met with a man who identified himself as "Jack" who said the loud noise was his music and that he was in the room with "his children". [Full Article...]

Rana Daggubati and Varun Tej together on screen

Rana Daggubati and Varun Tej together on screen Mega family hero Varun Tej , who has given his consent to act in a multistarrer alongside senior hero Venkatesh, is going to make it a twin Mega-Daggubati association next year as he will be collaborating with Rana Daggubati in another film. [Full Article...]

Netflix's A Series of Unfortunate Events Gets S2 Teaser, Release Date

Netflix's A Series of Unfortunate Events Gets S2 Teaser, Release Date The sneak peek also includes the first bits of footage from season two. The show, based on Lemony Snicket's beloved book series, stars Malina Weissman , Louis Hynes and Presley Smith as the Baudelaire children, who were orphaned after their parents died in a fire. [Full Article...]

Parents advised to limit children's snacks

Parents advised to limit children's snacks It is hoped that a healthier attitude to snacking could help tackle the childhood obesity epidemic , which is seeing a third of children leave primary school overweight or obese. As part of PHE's campaign, there will be special offers on healthier snacks at selected supermarkets. It wants children aged five to 11 to eat no more than two low-calorie snacks a day rather than endless sugary treats... [Full Article...]

Dave Chappelle Defends Louis CK Amid Sexual Misconduct Scandal

Dave Chappelle Defends Louis CK Amid Sexual Misconduct Scandal In a more sober turn, Chappelle - who also courted controversy previous year after his Netflix comeback special Spin was accused of being transphobic - brushes away naming-and-shaming culprits as an effective way of instilling cultural change in the industry. [Full Article...]

County research team discover new Alzheimer's drug

County research team discover new Alzheimer's drug Moreover, according to Alzheimer's Society, Alzheimer's disease is the most common cause of dementia and the numbers of the affected people are expected to rise to two million people in the United Kingdom by 2051. This observation led biologists to hypothesize that medications which effectively inhibit type 2 diabetes can be equally helpful in improving brain function for Alzheimer's patient... [Full Article...]

Bride Gets Wedding Of Her Dreams For 18 Hours

Bride Gets Wedding Of Her Dreams For 18 Hours In another post, Lee wrote about Dave, saying that his love made the bride stronger through her hard bout with cancer. "She proved them all wrong and that's what that photo says to me", he said. But with the wedding set for 30 December, Heather was desperate to make it. Doctors spoke privately with David last week about the date of the wedding. [Full Article...]


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