Medical

1 million adolescents a year die from preventable causes

1 million adolescents a year die from preventable causes Flavia Bustreo, Assistant Director-General of WHO, said in the news release. The top five killers of youngsters aged between 10 and 19 are road injury, lower respiratory infections, self-harm, diarrhoeal diseases and drowning. However, when the researchers separated these people by their age, sex and region, the leading causes of death significantly differed. Adolescent health needs intensif... [Full Article...]

Guam residents cast wary eye at North Korea after launch

A blog post written by the group promised from June to release tools every month to anyone willing to pay for access to some of the tech world's biggest commercial secrets. "It is similar to North Korea's backdoor malicious codes", said Simon Choi, a senior researcher with Hauri who has done extensive research into North Korea's hacking capabilities and advises South Korean police and National I... [Full Article...]

3D-printed ovary could make babies

The team removed the mice's existing ovaries, sterilized them, preserved the tissue and preserved the cells that produce hormones. Researchers from Northwestern University were able to successfully print the 3D mouse ovary by creating it from its own ovarian follicles. [Full Article...]

Google To Launch Dedicated VR Headset At I/O 2017

Google To Launch Dedicated VR Headset At I/O 2017 It's thought Google's new headset will share much of the same technology that's been developed for the Project Tango augmented reality platform. The company is expected to revamp the platform and its successor could either be Android-based or it could run on a separate operating system dedicated to VR, according to the report . [Full Article...]

5 killed in NC crash that closed Interstate 95

5 killed in NC crash that closed Interstate 95 Two of the tractor-trailer rigs, one of which was carrying 500 gallons of gasoline, caught fire. According to troopers, the driver of a tanker truck failed to stop, leading to a chain reaction that involved all the cars. Continue on NC-130 North to US-301 North/(Bond Street). Continue for nine miles and turn left onto N.C. 130 East/East Main Street to turn onto I-95 South. [Full Article...]

Conservatives pledge to build thousands of council homes

Conservatives pledge to build thousands of council homes Theresa May on Monday will pledge to broaden employment rights in Britain as the country pulls out of the European Union, outlining a raft of promises created to safeguard pensions, gig economy workers with companies such as Uber Technologies Inc. [Full Article...]

SC teen dies from excessive caffeine

An intake of caffeine greater than that has been associated with elevated blood pressure in adolescents, Sheri Zidenberg-Cherr, nutrition specialist and vice chairwoman in the department of nutrition at the University of California, Davis previously told CNN . [Full Article...]

UK consumer inflation rises to 3 ½-year high of 2.7 percent

UK consumer inflation rises to 3 ½-year high of 2.7 percent He added that rising prices will continue to trim the spending power of consumers, and so demands a review of investment strategies, especially for retirees who are often living on a fixed income. Rural CPI stood at 3.02 per cent and the urban CPI was at 3.03 per cent in April 2017 while retail inflation jumped to a five-month high at 3.81 per cent in March. [Full Article...]

Australia may follow United States with laptop flight ban

Australia may follow United States with laptop flight ban The Australian government has confirmed that it is considering approving a "laptop travel ban" similar to those in the United States and Britain, with aviation experts saying it might not have the intended effect of keeping flights safe. Transport Minister Darren Chester said Australia had a comprehensive and strong security system in place, with the safety of the travelling public a priority. [Full Article...]

Korea Claims Successful Test Of New Rocket Able To Carry Nuclear Warhead

Pyongyang's push to boost its weapons program also makes it one of the Trump administration's most urgent foreign policy worries, though Washington has struggled to settle on a policy. State media paraphrased North Korea's leader as saying that "the most flawless weapon systems in the world will never become the eternal exclusive property of the USA", warning that "the US should not. [Full Article...]

UK: 'Worst over' in cyber-attack

Previous attacks targeted individuals and a few businesses, while this one is a widespread ransomware attack that has hit businesses globally. A total of 11 NHS trusts are still reporting problems following the attack on Friday, with thousands of computers out of action. [Full Article...]

'WannaCry' virus spreads to Asia, experts warn of new wave

German rail operator Deutsche Bahn said some electronic signs at stations announcing arrivals and departures were infected. French vehicle maker Renault, which halted production at some factories to stop the virus from spreading, said 90% of factories worldwide had now resumed operations, according to a spokesman on Monday. [Full Article...]

Fresh barrage of cyber attacks set to hit today

The " WannaCry " worm global attack which locks computers and demands a $300 ransom sowed chaos on Friday through the computer systems of some National Health Service (NHS) hospitals which cancelled operations and reduced non-emergency care. [Full Article...]

Huge cyberattack ebbs as investigators work to find culprits

In Indonesia, the malware locked patient files on computers in two hospitals in the capital, Jakarta, causing delays. "We have reached a turning point where it is not sustainable for governments to think they can retain vulnerabilities for very long", said Ari Schwartz, who oversaw technology security issues at the National Security Council during the Obama administration. [Full Article...]

Cyberattack: Monday brings new threat as workweek begins

While now on the decline, WannaCrypt could still pose a potential threat to users who have not updated their systems to patch the vulnerability, which affects older versions of Microsoft Windows. Payment is demanded within three days or the price is doubled, and if none is received within seven days the files will be deleted, according to the screen message. [Full Article...]

Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer trolls OH crowd, sings MI fight song

Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer trolls OH crowd, sings MI fight song Smith, who is a metro Detroit native and a huge fan of the Wolverines, took the opportunity at the concert to show is undying love for the college. Watch as Smith epically trolls the Columbus crowd by singing the MI fight song, "The Victors" during Sunday's concert. [Full Article...]

A timeline of the WannaCry cyberattack

A timeline of the WannaCry cyberattack The agency and its partners in the global security community are now in a "sort of cat-and-mouse" competition with hackers, as variants of the software that foil previous solutions emerge, the official says. And, while the company did issue early fixes for its newer operating systems, patches for older Windows systems were only issued free of charge over the weekend, after the attacks began. [Full Article...]

"Shark Tank" renewed for season nine; Cuban & Corcoran speculate on show's success

Guest sharks are invited into the rotation each season. There are a couple new additions to the hit ABC reality show Shark Tank . The 46-year-old entrepreneaur will be an even busier gal next season with the " Shark Tank " gig marking the third series she'll be appearing in next year. [Full Article...]

ACLU files complaint over charter school's hairstyle policy

ACLU files complaint over charter school's hairstyle policy As far as the twins, Cook is now seeking assistance from the NAACP and the state's Anti-Defamation League. "The fact that it's in the handbook does not make it a non-discriminatory policy ". State education data also shows that black students at the school were more than twice as likely a year ago to be suspended for any infraction compared with white students. [Full Article...]

Global cyber attack hits hospitals and companies, threat seen fading for now

Global cyber attack hits hospitals and companies, threat seen fading for now It also may never be known how much the hackers have netted from the ransomware attack. Hospitals, with their often outdated IT systems and trove of confidential patient data, are a particularly tempting target. Spain's Telefonica was among the companies hit. London's Barts Health NHS Trust, the largest trust in the United Kingdom, cancelled all outpatient appointments at its five hospitals toda... [Full Article...]


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