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Vanellope 'first United Kingdom baby' to survive birth with heart outside her body

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Experts said there was no other case in the United Kingdom where a baby has survived such a condition. Wilkins said: "We still didn't know what we were looking at when we saw the scan, it looked like a little hamster with a hat on". Babies born with the condition - one estimate is five to eight per million - have less than a 10% chance of survival. East Midlands Congenital Heart Centre lead surgeon Branko Mimic said: "Cases such as Vanellope's, where everything else appears essentially ... Lire la suite »

Soy reduces side effects of breast cancer treatment

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Nomura and colleagues set out to determine whether this is the case for people who have received treatment for breast cancer. Although Olopade believes that mammograms are important for most women, they could most likely be eliminated for woman showing genetic high risk, especially those with a BRCA1 mutation. Lire la suite »

How healthy is your state? The disparities are stark

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Charlie Baker said in a statement . Health outcomes are also used to rank states. It's not all bad news for the MI, though. The nation's premature death rate - the number of years of potential life lost before age 75 - increased 3% since 2015. Lire la suite »

Govt takeover of Unitech: NCLT should have taken our leave, SC

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The tribunal had suspended the eight directors and permitted their substitution by government nominees. Additional Solicitor General Tushar Mehta , appearing for the Centre, sought time till tomorrow to seek instruction from the concerned authorities on the appeal of Unitech Limited against the order of the NCLT. Lire la suite »

I&B tightens up on condom ads on TV

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According to it, the move was consistent with broadcasting regulations prohibiting "indecent, vulgar, suggestive, repulsive or offensive themes". Some channels were accused of " repeatedly " airing advertisements of condoms " indecent especially for children ", the ministry said, as cited by The Hindu. Lire la suite »

Having older brothers increases men's likelihood of being gay

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The team collected blood from 142 women, and screened it for antibodies to a particular brain protein that is only made in males. CNN explains that according to the study, that when a woman gets pregnant with her first boy, a protein linked to the Y chromosome, which women do not have, gets into her bloodstream. Lire la suite »

Médicaments vendus sans ordonnance: les prix s'envolent

La solution de lavage occulaire Dacryum coûte en moyenne 5,60 € ce qui représente une augmentation de 9,59 % sur un an. Sur les produits regardés à la loupe par Familles rurales, "seuls deux sont en baisse: l'Imodium (- 2,20 %) et le Strepsils (- 1 %)". Lire la suite »

Warner Bros. is making its own Harry Potter mobile game

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An entire generation of Harry Potter fans who dreamed of attending Hogwarts will now have a chance to enroll at the school of witchcraft and wizardry through a new mobile game. Not only will the game feature well-known characters and settings, it is also tapping into the current nostalgia trend with its 1980s setting, which means it will serve as a sequel of sorts to the Harry Potter books and films. Lire la suite »

Bénin : la directrice du FMI satisfaite des performances économiques

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Les prévisions de croissance pour cette année sont d'environ 5,5% et le FMI prévoit une croissance de 6,6% au Bénin en 2018. En visite officielle au Bénin depuis le 10 décembre 2017, la Directrice générale du Fond Monétaire International (FMI), Christine Lagarde a eu une séance de travail avec le Chef de l'Etat Patrice. Lire la suite »

Watford striker Gray: Silva and Burnley boss Dyche very similar

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Dyche had to make changes for the fixture by bringing in Kevin Long and Scott Arfield - who scored the game's only goal. Silva said: "It's clear the red card was a harsh, harsh decision by the referee". And unlike Silva, Dyche claims to have no doubts over Probert's decision. Kevin Long also filled in at the back for the sidelined Ben Mee in his first start of the season, and Dyche was very complimentary about his performance as well. Lire la suite »

Man Flu Might Be Real After All, Claims Academic

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He analysed relevant research and found some evidence that adult men have a higher risk of hospital admission and higher rates of influenza-associated deaths compared with women in the same age groups, regardless of underlying disease. For example, men worldwide are more like than women to be smokers. Others have found the sex differences appear to disappear when menopause hits and estrogen levels fall. Lire la suite »

Don't reform SARS - scrap it, says protester

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While thousands of the All Progressives Congress' supporters on Monday embarked on a pro-SARS rally to drive home their call on the Federal Government not to contemplate scrapping the unit of the Nigeria Police, their Peoples Democratic Party counterparts organised a counter rally, calling for the scrapping of SARS. Lire la suite »

FDA Says 'Yes' to Short-Acting Insulin Admelog

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Final approval of the drug follows the FDA's tentative approval , granted in September 2017. Officials with the FDA today approved insulin lispro injection (Admelog, Sanofi-Aventis US) 100 units/mL, the first short-acting insulin approved as a follow-on product. Lire la suite »

Un risque accru de cancer du sein — Contraception hormonale

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Il existerait bien un lien entre contraception hormonale et cancer du sein. Parmi ce panel de femmes suivies en moyenne pendant dix ans, près de 12.000 cas de cancer du sein sont survenus. Plus l'emploi de la pilule perdure, plus le risque augmente. Il rappelle en revanche que des études ont démontré les effets bénéfiques de la contraception orale contre certains cancers comme celui de l'endomètre, des ovaires ou du colon. Lire la suite »

This new pregnancy test has one seriously impressive feature

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Food and Drug Administration 510 (k) clearance for over-the-counter use of the Lia Pregnancy Test, the first and only FDA-cleared, flushable , biodegradable pregnancy test. Dubbed Lia, the flushable test is made from the same natural plant fibres as toilet paper, but is created to repel water for long enough to show a positive or negative result. Lire la suite »

CBSE To Conduct Practical Exams In January; Theory Exam Date Sheet Awaited

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The schools have also been instructed to upload the scores of practical exams on the website by 25th February, 2018. Students of 10 class and 12 class can visit the CBSE portal, cbse .gov.in to check the examination date sheet. After clicking on link "Examinations" you should click on the link displaying the text "Examination related materials'". The CBSE Class 12 and Class 10 Practical Exams will begin from January 16, 2018, the Central Board of Secondary Education ( CBSE ) ... Lire la suite »

Pay packages for private college presidents continue to rise sharply

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While his base pay has increased each year since becoming president in 2009, his overall compensation dropped in 2014 and 2015 from a high of $1.6 million in 2013, the report said. "A bonus is pay that is not guaranteed, so the fact that someone has been paid a bonus raises questions", said Dan Bauman, the Chronicle's data reporter. Lire la suite »

Senior advocate Rajeev Dhavan cites 'humiliation', retires from legal profession

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Rajeev Dhavan claimed that he has been humiliated by the Court during the hearing of the Delhi CM vs LG matter. "After the humiliating end in the Delhi case, I have chose to give up court practice", read his letter to the CJI. An upset CJI had later lashed out at senior lawyers saying that the trend of lawyers raising their voices showed their "inadequacy, incompetence and the fact that they are not even eligible to become seniors". Lire la suite »

Philippines gets vote of confidence from Fitch

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Its upgrade to "BBB" from "BBB-" aligns the agency's ratings on the Southeast Asian nation with those of peers Standard & Poor's (S&P) and Moody's Investor Services. Investor sentiment has also remained positive, as seen in the country's solid domestic demand and inflows of foreign direct investment, it added. Fitch predicts Philippine real gross domestic product will expand by 6.8% in 2018 and 2019, which would keep it among the fastest growing economies in the Asia-Pacific region. Lire la suite »