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Health Care Swine flu claims two more lives in Odisha; toll reaches 6
Author: 0 Swine flu claims two more lives in Odisha; toll reaches 6

The state government has also called a meeting of all health officials across the state in the wake of the sudden rise in the H1N1 cases being reported. Cover your nose and face if you can't avoid going out. On the spread of the virus, Lucknow CMO Dr G S Bajpai said that they have been trying to inform people about proper prevention, which is the only way to stop swine flu from spreading.

Health Care Southwest Airlines employee delivers lost luggage to cancer patient overnight
Author: 0 Southwest Airlines employee delivers lost luggage to cancer patient overnight

Packed away in Hurt's luggage were medications Hurt takes for chemotherapy side effects as well as personal items like a rosary and favorite t-shirt that Hurt, a mother of two, planned to take to her appointment. Inside her bags were medications used to help treat nausea associated with her chemotherapy treatments. "I've had family members who have been ill", she explained.

Health Care Alcoholism among women rises in new study
Author: 0 Alcoholism among women rises in new study

Authors did note some limitations in the study though, primarily that the surveys lacked any sort of biological testing for substance use. Ethnic minority populations and Americans with lower education and income levels also had much more noticeable increases between the two surveys, according to the study.

Health Care Five people die after getting weight loss balloons to treat obesity
Author: 0 Five people die after getting weight loss balloons to treat obesity

In three of the cases the FDA said it does not yet know the root cause or incidence rate of patient death, nor can it "definitively attribute the deaths to the devices or the insertion procedures for these devices". Apollo Endo Surgery said there have been more than 220,000 cases of successful Orbera placements across 80 countries. In an August 10 letter to health care providers, the FDA says all five reports indicate that the deaths occurred within a month or less of balloon placement.

Health Care 100-year-old Antarctic fruitcake looks (almost) edible
Author: 0 100-year-old Antarctic fruitcake looks (almost) edible

Since 2016, a small team has been working to artifact conservation at Cape Adare and recently completed a project conserving more than 1,500 items. Tragically, the cake may have survived, but Scott's entire party died on the return journey from the pole.

Health Care North Korea Does Not Trust America for a Pretty Good Reason
Author: 0 North Korea Does Not Trust America for a Pretty Good Reason

He followed up by saying North Korea "better get their act together or they are going to be in trouble like few nations have ever been in trouble", adding it should be " very, very nervous ". Four of the five biggest U.S. U.S. officials have repeatedly said military action was an "option on the table", though Tillerson said nothing had "dramatically changed" in the military equation.

Health Care New regulations would allow for more medical marijuana products
Author: 0 New regulations would allow for more medical marijuana products

Under a series of proposals, approved patients would have access to lotions, ointments, patches and chewable tablets. Five medical marijuana dispensaries will be setting up shop in New York, with two to come to Nassau County, according to an Aug 1 announcement from The New York State Department of Health.

Health Care PJ Fleck Surprises Kicker Justin Juenemann With Full Scholarship
Author: 0 PJ Fleck Surprises Kicker Justin Juenemann With Full Scholarship

Minnesota Golden Gophers placekicker Justin Juenemann may never view T-shirt cannons the same way again after he was surprised by head coach P.J. The kicker took to Twitter to thank everyone involved for him getting a scholarship. "This was truly an experience I will never forget!" In his first year coaching in the Big Ten, he feels that Minnesota has the potential to surprise a lot of college football pundits this season.

Health Care Amazon in talks to offer event ticketing in US
Author: 0 Amazon in talks to offer event ticketing in US

If such a move were to go ahead, it would be the latest effort by the Seattle-based online retailer to use its huge customer base and bargaining power to enter a big market. Live Nation's Ticketmaster is the juggernaut in the live event ticketing landscape. Bringing Amazon into the mix would help venue owners sell more tickets, presumably because any additional fees wouldn't be as high.

Health Care Credit Suisse Group Downgrades AA PLC (AA) to Underperform
Author: 0 Credit Suisse Group Downgrades AA PLC (AA) to Underperform

The stock has "Buy" rating by Shore Capital on Tuesday, March 1. The stock of Heartland Express, Inc. As per Tuesday, October 6, the company rating was maintained by Nomura. 10/07/2017 - Shire Plc had its "Outperform" rating reiterated by analysts at RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Liberum Capital on Wednesday, August 12 with "Sell".

Health Care Interstate Covered With Pizza Is Shut Down for Hours After Truck Crash
Author: 0 Interstate Covered With Pizza Is Shut Down for Hours After Truck Crash

The result was a damaged trailer and the roadway dropped a huge number of boxes with the pizzas. Arkansas Online had plenty of footage from the crash on Interstate 30 in Little Rock, and thank goodness no one was injured. Danny Straessle from the Arkansas Department of Transportation said it had taken all afternoon to make a dent in the massive clean-up operation. Straessle told the wire service that the combination of sauce, cheese and diesel fule created a slippery mess.

Health Care Gene editing used to eliminate viruses in live pigs
Author: 0 Gene editing used to eliminate viruses in live pigs

The viruses the researchers targeted, which dwell in pig DNA and can be passed down during transplantation and infect human cells , have been another concern. "We don't know that if we transplant pig organs with the viruses that they will transmit infections, and we don't know that the infections are risky", he tells the Times .

Health Care Malta falls to 190th place in Federation Internationale de Football Association world rankings
Author: 0 Malta falls to 190th place in Federation Internationale de Football Association world rankings

Led by Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, India reached its best ever FIFA Ranking since February 1996 when India were also ranked 94. India are now on 341 points and are lagging four points behind 96th placed Zambia. World Ranking, while Poland (5th, up 1) are at an all-time high. Both Mauritius and St Kitts and Nevis are ranked below India in August's Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings hence wins for India will barely improve their points for September's rankings.

Health Care Marijuana Use Triples Death Risk from Hypertension
Author: 0 Marijuana Use Triples Death Risk from Hypertension

They focused on two main areas: lifestyle - diet, exercise, smoking , for example - and the reduction of risk factors associated with an increased risk for cardiovascular disease, like high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and high blood sugar.

Health Care Dr Ruth Pfau passes away
Author: 0 Dr Ruth Pfau passes away

In 1961 she went to Vellore, South India to acquire training in the management of Leprosy. Dr. Pfau was undergoing treatment for the past two weeks at the Marie Adelaide Leprosy Centre, which she had founded in 1960 in the commercial capital Karachi , local broadcaster Dawn News reported.

Health Care Foot Boa Constrictor Found Living In Family Attic For Years
Author: 0 Foot Boa Constrictor Found Living In Family Attic For Years

I didn't think much of it, I thought maybe it was rats", van der Herchen told WFLA-TV. But his son didn't agree and told his father he thought it might be a snake . "Been distracted from bee removals by a boa that was living in our attic. Only in Florida!" he wrote. The homeowner believes the snake was once someone's pet and got into the house thanks to a branch from a tree that hung near the home.

Health Care Starbucks Unveils New Horchata Frappuccino
Author: 0 Starbucks Unveils New Horchata Frappuccino

This frappuccino is practically calling my name, even if I'm not quite ready to bid fruity summer flavors completely adieu. Their version will be Starbucks' first Frappuccino on the menu without milk. "The creamy and cool texture - ideal for warm August days - is complemented by sweet caramel and warm spice flavors of cinnamon which hint that fall is near".

Health Care China Standoff: The first to blink loses credibility
Author: 0 China Standoff: The first to blink loses credibility

India's national security adviser, Ajit Doval, met with China's state councilor, Yang Jiechi, and President Xi Jinping at the end of July, but the two sides failed to reach an agreement to quell the border row. "In the near term, China worries most about India's cooperation with other countries, forging coalitions with other countries like Japan, Australia, and the United States, to counter Chinese power influence in the region, so that is a negative set of developments", she noted.

Health Care Stock in Mylan falls as it announces no new products in 2017
Author: 0 Stock in Mylan falls as it announces no new products in 2017

Alongside the update, Mylan, which also has come under fire for raising prices for its EpiPen allergy treatment, reported lower-than-expected earnings and revenue for the second quarter ended June 30th. Mylan executives said Wednesday that the company planned to submit a response to the FDA's concerns regarding Advair in the next few weeks. Mylan has been dealing with increased competition from less expensive generic drugs amid the expiration of patent protections on its proprietary drugs.

Health Care HealthWatch: Colon Cancer Deaths Increasing; Women Have Higher Brain Activity
Author: 0 HealthWatch: Colon Cancer Deaths Increasing; Women Have Higher Brain Activity

These include rectal bleeding and a change in bowel habits. Shepard is speaking out about a new study conducted by the American Cancer Society. A new report finds that colorectal cancer mortality rates have increased in adults under 55 since the mid-2000s after falling for decades, strengthening evidence that previously reported increases in incidence in this age group are not exclusively the result of more screening.

Health Care Moscow Mule Mugs Pose Health Risk
Author: 0 Moscow Mule Mugs Pose Health Risk

It's not the actual beverage that makes it so iconic, but the flashy copper mug that is nearly always used to serve it. For the uninitiated, a Moscow Mule has vodka, ginger beer, and lime, and thus is acidic, explains Live Science . The symptoms of copper poisoning include vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea, or jaundice (yellowing of the skin and eyes). Copper pots, for instance, can alter the flavor of the recipe.

Health Care Atlanta Zoo's sign language orangutan, Chantek, dies at 39
Author: 0 Atlanta Zoo's sign language orangutan, Chantek, dies at 39

Chantek was follow-up for cardiac problems, but the veterinarians of the zoo Atlanta , in the south of the United States, have not been given a definitive cause of his death. "He had such a unique and engaging personality and special ways of relating to and communicating with those who knew him best", Vice President of Animal Divisions Hayley Murphy said in a statement from the zoo.

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