Health Care

Shehzad returns as Pakistan off to attacking start in second T20

Shehzad returns as Pakistan off to attacking start in second T20 Since Pakistani batsmen didn't yet learn how to make adjustment in bowling-friendly Conditions, it would not be surprising if New Zealand seal another series win comfortably. Sarfraz in particular displayed a confidence that had so far eluded him on tour and also had a dash of luck when Mitchell Santner dropped him on 35. [Full Article...]

Enugu Govt Sensitises Residents On Dangers Of Lassa Fever

Enugu Govt Sensitises Residents On Dangers Of Lassa Fever Governor Rochas Okorocha who confirmed the story to newsmen expressed shock that the dreaded disease has finally found its way to the state. "Family members who are providing care for patients with Lassa fever should take extra caution and in addition, States are encouraged to ensure safe and dignified burial practices for patients who die from Lassa fever", the report stated. [Full Article...]

Flu increases heart attack risk

Flu increases heart attack risk The risk appeared highest in the first week, particularly for older people, those with influenza B infections , and patients experiencing their first heart attack. The risk was 10 times higher with influenza B, five times higher with influenza A (the most common type during that period), 3.5 times greater for respiratory syncytial virus and almost three times higher for other viruses. [Full Article...]

Vaccine, tests can help lower risk of cervical cancer

Vaccine, tests can help lower risk of cervical cancer Anti-cancer vaccines have been found effective in preventing the two strains of HPV most frequently found in cervical cancer. It's Cervical Cancer Prevention Week and young women are being urged to respond to invitations to have a smear test to help reduce the risk of contracting the disease. [Full Article...]

Real Madrid's Cup Loss To Leganes Results In Unwanted New Club Record

Real Madrid's Cup Loss To Leganes Results In Unwanted New Club Record Meanwhile, Arsenal qualified for the final of the Carabao Cup after they defeated Chelsea 2-1. Javier Eraso put the minnows up by half-time before a Karim Benzema equaliser. Asier Garitano's men caused Madrid plenty of problems in the opening leg and they nearly scored in the fifth minute here, Claudio Beauvue's free-kick clipping the outside of the post. [Full Article...]

New South Wales train workers order to call off strike

New South Wales train workers order to call off strike Suspension of protected industrial action by employees of Sydney Trains and NSW Trains - industrial action is threatening to endanger the welfare of part of the population - industrial action is threatening to cause significant damage to the Australian economy or an important part of it. [Full Article...]

Vaping can drive teenagers to smoking, study says

Vaping can drive teenagers to smoking, study says While the report found evidence that vaping may prompt teenagers to try cigarettes , it did not find any significant existing links between use of e-cigarettes and long-term smoking addiction. "As the regulator, we've got to factor all that in". For his report, Eaton and his team reviewed roughly 5,000 studies and narrowed down their analysis to include findings from more than 800 papers. [Full Article...]

Mike Zimmer would have liked to see Teddy Bridgewater play more

Mike Zimmer would have liked to see Teddy Bridgewater play more He needs a new offensive coordinator with Pat Shurmur headed to be the head coach of the New York Giants . Bradford was not in the Vikings' locker room Monday during the media access period. "He said the kid's doing really great", Zimmer said. "I mean, he can get his hips into a lot of places and get guys cut off that really should be hard to do because the position of the guy he's blocking". [Full Article...]

Carrefour, Chinese tech giant Tencent form alliance

Carrefour, Chinese tech giant Tencent form alliance Jack Chuang, partner with OC&C Strategy Consultants, told the publication the partnership will give Yonghui greater reach into the regions where Carrefour is strong - the north and northeast parts of mainland China. Alibaba has already taken a stake in Sun Art Retail Group, while Tencent has secured a seat on the board of Yonghui Superstores . Carrefour CEO Alexandre Bompard said that in or... [Full Article...]

Currans unite in England's T20I squad

Currans unite in England's T20I squad While England were losing the series 4-0, Stokes spent a month in New Zealand playing limited overs matches for Canterbury. His first involvement could now be the second T20 match against New Zealand in Hamilton on Sunday, 18 February. "I hate missing games of cricket for England", Root said. Root has entered the IPL auction at the highest reserve price of 170,000, and could be one of a raft o... [Full Article...]

Judge orders psych evaluation for Italy High School shooter

Judge orders psych evaluation for Italy High School shooter Marshall County High School is in Benton, about 25 miles southeast of West Paducah, Kentucky, where a high school freshman opened fire on a student prayer group, killing three, in 1997. All Marshall County public schools will be closed Wednesday, television station WPSD reported. Several other vigils are also planned in the coming days. [Full Article...]

Net neutrality in place for NY after Cuomo signs executive order

Net neutrality in place for NY after Cuomo signs executive order Stephenson said his company already supports net neutrality in principle, despite AT&T's strong opposition to the Obama-era net neutrality rules that were put in place in 2015. Furthermore, while Stephenson is trying to position himself and AT&T as champions of a free and open internet, that has never been the case. Attorneys general for 21 states and the District of Columbia have filed a su... [Full Article...]

Napa County and its cities get low tobacco control grades ... again

Napa County and its cities get low tobacco control grades ... again The state was given a "B" in the "Smokefree Air" category. Arkansas lawmakers have a powerful opportunity to help smokers quit and reduce disparities in tobacco use by covering all quit smoking treatments in its Medicaid program. But he wasn't surprised by the state's report card in general. The lung association report cited data from the National Academy of Medicine that showed increasing the m... [Full Article...]

Use-less: Obasanjo, Buhari have outlived their usefulness - Fayose

Use-less: Obasanjo, Buhari have outlived their usefulness - Fayose On the 2019 presidential election, Doguwa said it is his "candid opinion that all well-meaning Nigerians are impressed by the good work of President Buhari and therefore yearn that Mr. He said before the inception of Buhari's administration, Nigerians were living on their nerves and the entire country was nearly barricaded because of the daily Boko Haram attacks on innocent people. [Full Article...]

Amid opioid epidemic, Philly officials announce support for safe injection site

Amid opioid epidemic, Philly officials announce support for safe injection site City officials announced their support to create safe-injection sites at a news conference Tuesday, explaining the move will help reduce the number of opioid deaths in Philadelphia . Critics say it would amount to a sanctioning of illegal drug use; some public health advocates reply that, in a time of medical crisis, it's better to prioritize people's health and safety, even if it means (in some ... [Full Article...]

CHAN 2018 Match Report: Libya Beat Rwanda To Book Quarter-Final Spot

CHAN 2018 Match Report: Libya Beat Rwanda To Book Quarter-Final Spot Nigeria finished with 7 points, Libya 6 points while Rwanda and Equatorial Guinea finished third and fourth with 4 points and 0 point respectively. Libya put their foot on the gas in the second half, but it seemed their luck was out as they missed a hatful of good chances. [Full Article...]

Dog flu spreading across the country; how to recognize the signs

Dog flu spreading across the country; how to recognize the signs While the dog flu has the potential to kill a dog, it rarely does. The strains are different and while human influenza happens during winter months, dog flu that's spread from pet to pet can happen any time of the year. When a dog is infected, the chances of it passing it on to others are nearly 100 percent, with approximately 80 percent of the dogs exhibiting the dog influenza symptomatology. [Full Article...]

Serena to play Fed Cup tie against Netherlands

Serena to play Fed Cup tie against Netherlands The siblings have not played on the Fed Cup team together in three years. However, she withdrew from the Australian Open saying she was not yet ready to compete. The United States has never lost when both Venus and Serena are on the Fed Cup team, which last happened in 2015, and with the team defending its 2017 title, that's great news. [Full Article...]

Apple pushes out Meltdown patch for macOS Sierra and El Capitan

Apple pushes out Meltdown patch for macOS Sierra and El Capitan Cupertino did whack out a patch for macOS High Sierra pretty soon after the Meltdown and Spectre flaws came to light. The updates are dubbed Security Update 2018-001. It fixes a bug that caused messages in the Messages app to appear out of order, and it fixed a problem with connecting to SMB servers. The memory corruption bug allows remote code execution attacks simply by processing a malici... [Full Article...]

Vaping is safer than smoking-but long-term concerns remain, report finds

Vaping is safer than smoking-but long-term concerns remain, report finds Substantial evidence: E-cigarette use increases risk of ever using traditional tobacco products among youths and young adults. While the researchers said the full health impacts of e-cigarettes are not known, they are likely far less unsafe than the toxins and carcinogens in conventional cigarettes . [Full Article...]


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