Mardi, 14 Juillet 2020
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Kenya faces deadly plague outbreak, World Health Organization warns


The disease has always been seen in Madagascar's remote areas - but this outbreak is largely concentrated in its two largest cities, Antananarivo and Toamasina. World Health Organization has delivered 1.2 million doses of antibiotics to fight the disease while the Red Cross has been training hundreds of volunteers on the island to publicise preventative measures. Lire la suite »

Air Pollution May Spike Death Risk More Than Lung Cancer


The study included more than 600,000 adults in the US who participated in the Cancer Prevention Study II and who were followed for 22 years (from 1982 to 2004). In turn, exposure to NO2 was associated with colorectal cancer death, with a 6 per cent increase per each 6.5 ppb (parts per billion) increment. Air pollution is classified as carcinogenic to humans given its association with lung cancer, but there is little evidence for its association with cancer at other body sites, researchers said. Lire la suite »

ED arrests Delhi businessman in money laundering case


He was presented before Additional Sessions Judge Ajay Pandey, who allowed ED to quiz Dhawan for seven days. The court observed that a huge amount of public money was allegedly siphoned off and the accused was involved in diverting the amount to purchase properties and other shell companies. Lire la suite »

US FDA panel backs approval for Indivior opioid addiction drug

A Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) target action date has been set for November 30, 2017. Indivior's share price has been building throughout this week in anticipation of the FDA's initial verdict on RBP-6000. Then over a 1-month period, the depot releases buprenorphine by diffusion as the polymer degrades. Indivior already sells Suboxone Film, a product which combines buprenorphine and nalexone and is placed under the tongue or inside the cheek. Lire la suite »

Permis et cartes grises : toutes les démarches en ligne


L'objectif: supprimer les erreurs de traitement des dossiers qui rallogent les délais administratifs et supprimer définitivement le format papier pour les démarches. Ils ne seront plus que 200 à partir du 6 novembre. L'Etat vise plus de sécurité en garantissant la sécurité des titres et plus de rapidité car il ne sera plus nécessaire de se déplacer. Lire la suite »

Trump announces picks for USA attorneys in California, Texas, others


The two Texans in the U.S. Senate - Republicans John Cornyn and Ted Cruz - immediately praised the announcements, calling on their colleagues in the Senate to confirm Patrick and Brown quickly. He earned a B.A. from Santa Clara University in 1985 and a J.D. from the UC Hastings College of Law in 1989. U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced his choices to lead U.S. Lire la suite »

FDA warns companies claiming products treat or cure cancer


The FDA noted that, since it began regulating tobacco products in 2009, it has conducted almost 850,000 inspections of retail locations and issued more than 64,000 warning letters for violations. They all have made unproven claims that their products treat cancer, the FDA said. "We support sound, scientifically based research using components derived from marijuana, and we'll continue to work with product developers who are interested in bringing safe, effective and quality products to market". Lire la suite »

Pesticides in produce linked with reduced fertility in women


There seemed to be no correlation between those women who consumed lots of low-residue fruits and vegetables. News that there may be a correlation between exposure to pesticides and infertility is not new; studies have previously tied higher rates of exposure to decreased male fertility . Lire la suite »

Rutland Regional Medical Center receives 'A' for patient safety


The letter grades are created to provide the most complete picture of patient safety in the U.S. The Leapfrog Group this week released its safety report card for US hospitals. "By making the Hospital Safety Grades public, we've galvanized major changes in these states and many communities", Leah Binder, the president and CEO of Leapfrog wrote in a blog post , referring to states that have shown great improvement. Lire la suite »

U.S. upholds Cuba embargo in United Nations resolution vote

The State Department says US will restore its opposition to the resolution when it comes up for a vote in the U.N. General Assembly on Wednesday. The move is the latest sign of worsening relations between the USA and Cuba as President Trump moves away from former President Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaTrump picks interim replacement to lead IRS Trump has spent.75 million on White House redecorations Colbert compares Trump to "a insane old guy yelling on his front lawn" MORE's attempts ... Lire la suite »

OR gets A for Premature Birth Report Card


North Carolina's preterm birth rate was 10.4 percent, an increase from 10.2 in 2015, according to the report . The organization defines premature birth as less than 37 weeks of pregnancy. "But what we also know is there is a disproportionate impact on babies of color", said March of Dimes President, Stacey Stewart. The U.S. preterm birth rate went up from 9.6 percent of births in 2015 to 9.8 percent in 2016, according to final data from the National Center for Health Statistics. Lire la suite »

Berenberg Bank Reiterates Hold Rating for Altria Group (MO)


The total value of its holdings increased 8.4%. Its investment was valued at $25,267,000 a decrease of 12.5% as of the end of the quarter. Finally, FMR LLC increased its position in Altria Group by 10.7% in the second quarter. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 1.8% on a year-over-year basis. For the next four quarters, analysts expect Altria Group to post EPS growth of 11.4%, which may have been baked into Altria's current stock price. Lire la suite »

Stomach cancer warning: Taking long-term acid reflux medication could DOUBLE your risk


The research revealed that proton pump inhibitors (PPI) - a class of drugs commonly used to treat the condition - could double a person's risk of developing cancer of the stomach, reports The Guardian . Speaking to The Guardian , Stephen Evans, professor of pharmacoepidemiology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, said in response to the study results: "Many observational studies have found adverse effects associated with PPIs". Lire la suite »

Jaipur Municipal Corp. mandates National song, anthem for staff


Corporation employees to sing National Anthem at 9:50 AM in office. "We had been working on this for the last 15 days and there was no opposition (to the move)", he said. GUWAHATI: After Jaipur Municipal Corporation in Rajasthan issued a directive to its staffers to sing national anthem every morning, BJP-ruled Guwahati Municipal Corporation has made a decision to follow the suit.Mayor Mrigen Sarania said that the proposal will be placed at the mayor and council meeting on Thursday."We ... Lire la suite »

Cayman Islands Official Jailed


A former aide to the president of the North American professional soccer federation has been sentenced in New York City to 15 months in prison, with credit for 10 months already served in Switzerland. "He didn't do this because he wanted to feed starved orphans", hit back prosecutor Paul Tuchmann. Webb, who awaits sentencing confined to house arrest in the U.S. Lire la suite »

Rainy Undas due to 'Ramil'


Tropical cyclone warning signal No. 1 has been raised over northern Palawan including the Calamian Islands, Aklan and Antique provinces as the low pressure area south-southwest of Masbate developed into tropical depression "Ramil" Wednesday morning, November 1. Lire la suite »

Ready, set, mo! Get ready for Movember


Makoi Health Centre's Dr Keshwan Nadan said prostate cancer was the number one killer in men and it was imperative to get tested. The Bermuda Cancer and Health Centre fun-filled fundraiser Movember is ready to makes its return, helping to raise awareness of largely preventable cancers affecting men. Lire la suite »

Glasgow more polluted than London, WHO says

An increased exposure to fine sooty particles in the atmosphere has seen the borough join a list of more than 44 locations across the United Kingdom failing quality tests carried out by the global body. "It's a lifetime threat to human health". The RCP's special adviser on air quality, Professor Stephen Holgate, said the United Kingdom was taking some encouraging steps to tackle air pollution, but bolder action was needed. Lire la suite »

Spicy Foods Trick the Brain to Use Less Salt


And the spicy food fans consumed less salt than participants who had a low spicy preference. The enjoyment of spicy foods significantly reduced a person's preference for salt - and subsequent intake of it - by modifying that individual's taste for salt in the brain, said lead author Dr. Lire la suite »

Breastfeeding for two months halves risk of SIDS, study finds


The study determined that mothers do not need to breastfeed exclusively for their baby to get the benefit, potentially good news for moms who can't or choose not to rely solely on breastfeeding. Researchers analysed eight major worldwide studies that examined 2,259 cases of SIDS and 6,894 control infants where death did not occur. The large collective sample used in the research also provides convincing evidence of the reliability and consistency of the findings, despite differing cultural ... Lire la suite »