Medical

Can people with HIV be 'legally' quarantined — Georgia lawmaker

Can people with HIV be 'legally' quarantined — Georgia lawmaker She said: "My thinking sometimes goes in odd directions, but before we proceed, if you wouldn't mind commenting on the surveillance of partners, tracking of contacts, that sort of thing? What are we legally able to do ", Price said. During his time as the most senior health official in the US, Mr Price proposed massive cuts to HIV prevention programmes. The quarantining of people with HIV h... [Full Article...]

Nawaz Sharif delays return to Pakistan from London

Nawaz Sharif delays return to Pakistan from London The former premier's daughter, Maryam Sharif, and her husband, Mohammad Safdar, attended the hearing at the Accountability Court and also pleaded not guilty. The former prime minister is unlikely to be arrested on his return home as the court has already granted bail. Pirzada, the minister for interprovincial coordination, minced no words to suggest that Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif take... [Full Article...]

Delhi's post-Diwali air quality severe

Delhi's post-Diwali air quality severe The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) said the pollution levels worsened this morning due to calm wind and higher moisture in the air - as was predicted. RK Puram monitoring station recorded PM2.5 and PM10 at 878 and 1,179 micrograms per cubic metre at around 11 pm. The online indicators of the pollution monitoring stations in the city glowed red, indicating a "very poor" air quality as ... [Full Article...]

This is how drinking ONE pint of beer can make you smarter

This is how drinking ONE pint of beer can make you smarter The study involved 50 native German speakers studying Dutch at a Dutch university, who had recently learned to speak, read, and write in the new language . real words ... in another language with a different accent than your native brogue. Unexpectedly, alcohol had no effect on the speakers' self-ratings; those who'd had a drink weren't any more confident or pleased with their performances... [Full Article...]

'Missing' Lahore journalist Zeenat Shehzadi recovered after two years

'Missing' Lahore journalist Zeenat Shehzadi recovered after two years Iqbal said some "non-state actors" had kidnapped her, adding that tribal leaders in Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa played an important role in her recovery, Dawn reported . With the help of social media, she was able to contact Ansari's mother in India and filed a case with the Supreme Court on her behalf. She was due to appear before the Commission for Missing Persons the next day. [Full Article...]

Time to roll up your sleeves for flu shot season

The vaccine will be available in a wide variety of places including many public health offices and pharmacies. "But it is very early to predict anything more than that", Shahab said. Generally about 50 per cent of health-care workers get immunized. More than 150 confirmed cases of influenza have been reported in the state, according to the latest Arkansas Health Department Flu report from Octo... [Full Article...]

Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte 'not afraid to face the difficulties'

Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte 'not afraid to face the difficulties' Antonio Conte deemed Matic to be surplus to requirements at Stamford Bridge in the summer transfer window as he allowed him to sign for Jose Mourinho's team. Tell always the truth. Chelsea are now in fifth , one place below the Hornets ahead of their meeting at Stamford Bridge. "I can not report on the likely team for tomorrow as there are injury doubts over several players", Conte sai... [Full Article...]

Oncogenic Oral HPV DNA Detected in 3.5 Percent of Adults

Oncogenic Oral HPV DNA Detected in 3.5 Percent of Adults It is linked to growing numbers of cases being triggered by the human papillomavirus , passed on during oral sex . The researchers detected oral HPV DNA in 3.5 percent of all 13,089 adults aged 20 to 69 years included in the study; the lifetime risk of oropharyngeal cancer was low at 37 per 10,000. [Full Article...]

Turkey seeks Nigeria's support against US-based cleric

The row was sparked on October 8, when the U.S. Embassy in Ankara announced the suspension of non-immigrant visa services for Turkish nationals, following the arrest of a local employee at the U.S. The US delegation has laid out four conditions to solve the crisis, private broadcaster Haberturk reported, including a request that Ankara provide evidence related to the detentions. [Full Article...]

Too much exercise can lead to death, especially for white men

Too much exercise can lead to death, especially for white men Surprisingly, the same didn't apply for black men. A 2014 study published in BMJ found that engaging in too much prolonged high-intensity exercise may actually increase the risk of death from a heart attack or stroke in people who already suffer from heart disease. [Full Article...]

You do know you're dead after you die

You do know you're dead after you die New research at a highly regarded US medical school suggests that some patients may retain awareness after their hearts have stopped and they are declared dead. However, other scientists, who are not related to this work, share the idea that the brain still saves a little bit of energy after the body dies. In the movie, a group of students take turns giving themselves a cardiac arrest to see wha... [Full Article...]

Fire Engulfs Iconic Myanmar Hotel

Fire Engulfs Iconic Myanmar Hotel The massive blaze took firefighters hours to extinguish. "I'll never forget looking up and seeing the night sky turned red", said American David Powers, who escaped the blaze with his wife, 4-year-old daughter and their passports, phones and wallets. [Full Article...]

Palestinian official: Unity deal will aid peace process

Palestinian official: Unity deal will aid peace process Earlier Thursday, Greenblatt had called on Hamas to abandon its policy of armed resistance to Israel - and officially recognize the self-proclaimed Jewish state - within the context of a sought-for Palestinian unity government. The fresh Hamas-Fatah reconciliation efforts have enraged Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , who said that the regime would not accept "imaginary appeasement wh... [Full Article...]

Philip Morris International Inc (NASDAQ:PM) To Release Earnings

Only some of that impact will come from currencies, with the company expecting a $0.17 per share overall hit from the strong US dollar. Insiders own 0.23% of the company's stock. Philip Morris International has a 52-week low of $86.78 and a 52-week high of $123.55. (PM) failed to surprise the stock market in its last reported earnings when it earned $1.14 a piece versus the consensus-estimated $1... [Full Article...]

ISIS Seige Ends in Marawi as Trump Announces Duterte Visit in Philippines

ISIS Seige Ends in Marawi as Trump Announces Duterte Visit in Philippines Duterte said the government would not celebrate the government's successful retaking of Marawi, saying the lengthy armed conflict has resulted in the destruction of the city, which is home to 200,000 displaced individuals. "We commend our forces for their battlefield advances now nearing total victory. We will intensify offensives across Mindanao to counter further attacks and to wipe out ISIS cel... [Full Article...]

Minnesotans don't need new ID for a year

Minnesotans don't need new ID for a year Montana has received an extension from the Department of Homeland Security as it works to get the state in compliance with the Real ID Act. "What Motor Vehicle Division will continue to do at this point is communicate those timelines now that we have a firm one-year extension to continue with our implementation of Real ID". [Full Article...]

Person dies from West Nile virus in Meigs County, Ohio

Person dies from West Nile virus in Meigs County, Ohio A batch of mosquitoes collected in East Kingston has tested positive for West Nile virus, according to state health officials. There have been more than 200 MI birds that have tested positive for the West Nile virus across the state, according to the health department. [Full Article...]

Julia Jacobson's ex-husband arrested in connection with her murder

Julia Jacobson's ex-husband arrested in connection with her murder According to a press release from the Ontario Police Department on October 16, "detectives now have reason to believe" Julia and Boogie are both deceased. Valley businessman Dalen Ware went in front of a Maricopa County judge accused of murdering his ex-wife, army veteran, Julia Jacobson. Police and her family have been looking for her ever since. [Full Article...]

Deepika Padukone voted as 'Sexiest Woman Alive' for the second time

Deepika Padukone voted as 'Sexiest Woman Alive' for the second time Her film Padmavati is all set to mark a glorious and royal end to the fruitful year. This fight created a lot of drama and Bhansali had to stop the shooting of the film. "A crowd of 100 people cried Jai Sri Ram and rubbed out my 48 hours of intense work! He wrote, "#padmavati Rangoli controversy! Meanwhile, designers Rimple and Harpreet Narula, who worked on Deepika, Ranveer and Shahid's costu... [Full Article...]

Haryanvi singer and dancer Harshita Dahiya shot dead

Haryanvi singer and dancer Harshita Dahiya shot dead The incident took place around 4.30 p.m. There were three other people with her in the auto when two men stopped them and shot her. The men demanded that the driver and Harshita Dahiya's two companions, including another singer, step out of the auto. [Full Article...]


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