Medical

WRHA Reduces Number of Public Health Flu Clinics

WRHA Reduces Number of Public Health Flu Clinics Prof Murphy said that now only around 70% of eligible Australians take up the offer of a free vaccine through the National Immunisation Program. Medical practitioners say since it takes two weeks after vaccination for antibodies to develop, getting a flu shot earlier provides immunity once the season is underway. [Full Article...]

Korea ranks 26th in global competitiveness: WEF report

Korea ranks 26th in global competitiveness: WEF report After peaking at 11th in 2007, South Korea slid to 19th in 2012, 25th in 2013 and then to 26th in 2014, where it has remained for four years in a row. The top three countries in the ranking were Switzerland , Singapore, and the USA, which was the same as past year, though the United States and Singapore changed places. [Full Article...]

Tarun Tejpal charged with rape, pleads not guilty

Tarun Tejpal charged with rape, pleads not guilty Tejpal faces charges under Sections 341 (wrongful restraint), 342 (wrongful confinement), 376 (rape), and 354 (b) (criminal assault with intent to disrobe) of the Indian Penal Code. "The judge will now try Tejpal under these sections", he said. "The Court has to explain the charge to him", said prosecutor Tavero. Gomes said he is confident that the high court will dismiss the matter as his clien... [Full Article...]

Aamir Khan's Character In Secret Superstar: One Of My Toughest Roles

Aamir Khan's Character In Secret Superstar: One Of My Toughest Roles Aamir Khan along with director Advait Chandan and Tirth Sharma celebrated the festival of Navaratri in Baroda while promoting the film. While her co-star Meher Vij says that his beard is different. "We had a great time designing this look for him". And not just that, Aamir Khan has made huge claims about the character, calling it his toughest till date. [Full Article...]

Nigeria to exit 90 int'l organizations to forestall financial embarrassment

Nigeria to exit 90 int'l organizations to forestall financial embarrassment The FEC mandated a committee to come up with recommendations to it for ratification over the plans to exit the country from the 90 organisations. Its inability to offset the debt is said to have caused the country embarrassment. Adeosun, a former PricewaterhouseCoopers accountant, described the latest move as "just prudence and value for money". The minister revealed that the yearly membership s... [Full Article...]

Sarah Jessica Parker Offering Intimate NYC Tour On Airbnb

Sarah Jessica Parker Offering Intimate NYC Tour On Airbnb Airbnb is launching local tours and other experiences in New York City this week, with one listing led by a New Yorker - Sarah Jessica Parker - whose bio describes her as 'an actor, producer, businesswoman. Parker also intends to explain to her guests how the city inspired her SJP Collection line while she acts as a personal shopper in the shoe department at Bloomingdale's. [Full Article...]

NBC's Sunday night National Football League ratings dip from last year's week 3

NBC's Sunday night National Football League ratings dip from last year's week 3 National Football League ratings were down an average of 8 % over the course of last season. In the Phoenix market, the game scored a 22.2 combined rating. The show also beat ESPN's "NFL Countdown" in the 11 a.m. -to-noon ET period by 12 percent, Motl said. The NFL has been suffering from repeated year-over-year declines in TV ratings. [Full Article...]

Pink patches support breast cancer patients

Pink patches support breast cancer patients The singer, 36, teamed up with designer Stella McCartney whose lingerie line will donate proceeds to a breast examination center. Plus, get a chance to meet one of the sheroes in the breast cancer awareness movement, Judy Kneece. Stella continued to speak as she revealed she lost her mother - Linda McCartney, married to Paul McCartney - to breast cancer when she was 19-years-old. [Full Article...]

Trump 'not happy' with United States health chief Price over private travel

Trump 'not happy' with United States health chief Price over private travel A spokeswoman, Charmaine Yoest, said Price had once been delayed on a commercial flight and was forced to cancel a public event. As a US lawmaker in 2009, Price chastised "the fiscal irresponsibility" of private plane use by government officials in an appearance on CNBC television that he also posted on Twitter. [Full Article...]

Fake news writer who claimed credit for Trump's election win found dead

Fake news writer who claimed credit for Trump's election win found dead Casey said there was "evidence at the scene" that "suggested this could be an accidental overdose". In an interview with The Washington Post previous year, Horner even claimed that his fake news helped Trump get elected as president. "Nobody fact-checks anything anymore - I mean, that's how Trump got elected", Horner said. They just keep passing stuff around. In an interview with Washing... [Full Article...]

ICICI Lombard General Insurance makes lackluster debut

ICICI Lombard General Insurance makes lackluster debut The initial public offer (IPO), through which the insurer is looking to raise about Rs 5,700 crore, received bids for 6,01,87,028 shares against the total issue size of 6,16,66,740 shares, data available with the NSE showed. The reserved part for institutional investors was oversubscribed 8.17 times while retail investors category was oversubscribed only 1.22 times, and non-institutional investors... [Full Article...]

Man's suspected cancer revealed to be plastic toy inhaled 40 years ago

Man's suspected cancer revealed to be plastic toy inhaled 40 years ago The patient was sent to the respiratory clinic after having a cough and producing mucus for over a year, as medics suspected that the long-term smoker could have lung cancer . Earlier this month, the BMJ published a case study describing the man's medical odyssey titled " An airway traffic jam: a plastic traffic cone masquerading as bronchial carcinoma ". [Full Article...]

U.S. 'totally prepared' to take military action against North Korea, says Trump

U.S. 'totally prepared' to take military action against North Korea, says Trump He said: "We want things to calm down". It's not an original statement, it's a reply. Trump's latest orders put the onus on banks and other firms to find out whether their clients have any dealings with North Korea. The penalties are part of a Trump administration effort to show it's still committed to using economic pressure and diplomacy to resolve the North Korea nuclear crisis, rather th... [Full Article...]

NCAA College Basketball Coaches Indicted in Fraud Case

NCAA College Basketball Coaches Indicted in Fraud Case The coaches work at Oklahoma State, Auburn University, Arizona and the University of Southern California. The affidavit pertaining to Evans involves 11 counts, including conspiracy to commit bribery, solicitation of bribes and gratuities and wire fraud. [Full Article...]

Breakthrough may lead to ability to diagnose CTE in living football players

Breakthrough may lead to ability to diagnose CTE in living football players But CTE, like other neurodegenerative diseases, can only be definitively diagnosed with a brain examination after death. McKee predicts that if the CCL11 finding is validated in larger studies, it could one day serve as one of several biomarker tests, along with brain scans and body fluid tests for the tau protein, that doctors could use to diagnose CTE. [Full Article...]

Eagles sign RB Barner to 1-year deal

Eagles sign RB Barner to 1-year deal Barner, 27, played 23 games for the Eagles in 2015 and 2016. With Sproles out for the season, the Eagles needed to make a move to shore up their running back corps. Barner's role will begin to unfold against the Chargers in Week 4. Barner spent training camp with the Chargers, Philadelphia's opponent this Sunday, but Los Angeles cut him while trimming its roster earlier this month. [Full Article...]

Azealia Banks Just Called Cardi BA "Poor Man's Nicki"

Azealia Banks Just Called Cardi BA Aptly titled "Lookin' Better In Yellow", Cardi's platinum hit along with Missy Elliot's "I'm Better" and Nicki Minaj's "Looking Ass" join forces to create a track you didn't know you needed. "It went the other way now I'm over it". Cardi B once worked as an exotic dancer - a past she raps about on her breakout single: "I don't dance now, I make money moves". [Full Article...]

Explainer: What the ICC's revised playing conditions mean

Explainer: What the ICC's revised playing conditions mean Similarly, a batsman can now be out caught , stumped or run out even if the ball bounces off the helmet worn by a fielder or wicket-keeper. The significant changes include player send-offs for misconduct and changes to the Decision Review System (DRS). [Full Article...]

Doug McDermott on the move again in OKC trade for Carmelo Anthony

Doug McDermott on the move again in OKC trade for Carmelo Anthony If that doesn't happen, the Thunder's best player will hit free agency next summer. That's for another time. The reunion would've turned Anthony into the surplus, sending him to the bench at the expense of the assets the Knicks wanted in return. [Full Article...]

Netflix to start partnering with airlines

Netflix to start partnering with airlines In addition, as of next month, the airline will offer "HoC" seasons 1-3 for free through its recently upgraded Red touchscreen seatback in-flight entertainment system. Netflix didn't publicly name any potential partners during the announcement. The company is no stranger to partnering with airlines. The ViaSat service will be installed on 10 new Airbus A320 aircraft, with Virgin America expecti... [Full Article...]


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