Medical

E. coli outbreak may be linked to romaine lettuce

Leafy greens, including romaine lettuce, were the cause of E. coli outbreaks in 2006, 2011, 2012 and 2013. The consumer advocacy group believes USA health officials should be sending a stronger message to stay away from the popular salad green as they investigate the string of illnesses. [Full Article...]

Study finds significant increase in perfectionism among young people since the 1980s

Study finds significant increase in perfectionism among young people since the 1980s The team worked with 164 samples supplemented with data from 41,641 American, Canadian , and British students who took the Multidimensional Perfectionism Scale test between the late 1980s and 2016. Curran expounded on the reasons for the rise in perfectionism, suggesting social media can drive perfectionism by causing young people to compare themselves to others, which might cause dissatisf... [Full Article...]

Alcohol byproduct causes DNA mutations that might lead to cancer

Alcohol byproduct causes DNA mutations that might lead to cancer These people, who are known to have an increased risk of developing esophageal cancer, may also be more susceptible to blood cancers, if the new results hold true in humans: ALDH2 knockout mice suffered four times as much DNA damage as their wildtype counterparts after alcohol consumption , according to the study . [Full Article...]

Avoid eating romaine lettuce after E. Coli outbreak in US, Canada

Food and Drug Administration are investigating a multistate outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli O157:H7 infections (STEC O157:H7) in 13 states. The outbreak started on dates from November 15 through December 8, according to the CDC. The agency says they can not yet link the outbreak of E. Coli to a certain type of food. [Full Article...]

Gaming addiction listed as mental health disorder by WHO

Gaming addiction listed as mental health disorder by WHO At any rate, the WHO ICD will be revised until its final release later this year. The draft document describes it as a pattern of persistent or recurrent gaming behaviour so severe that it takes "precedence over other life interests". In the case of Korea, the government has placed a law that bans children under the age of 16 from accessing online games between midnight and 6 a.m., though its ... [Full Article...]

Three more flu-related deaths reported in Dallas

Three more flu-related deaths reported in Dallas A total of 12 influenza-associated pediatric deaths have been reported for the 2017-2018 season. Hendrix said he's seen a fair share of flu shot failures, based on statements from patients, "but it doesn't seem to be worse than in previous years", he said. [Full Article...]

CDC digs for more clues in multistate E coli outbreak

CDC digs for more clues in multistate E coli outbreak Anyone who believes they're sick as a result of this outbreak should go to the doctor for a diagnosis and cooperate with local health officials, Williams said. That's why Consumer Reports' food safety experts are advising that consumers stop eating romaine lettuce until the cause of the outbreak is identified and the offending product is removed from store shelves. [Full Article...]

TVS 2-wheelers registered 37.9% sales growth in December 2017

TVS 2-wheelers registered 37.9% sales growth in December 2017 Two-wheeler exports grew by 52.7% to 39,852 units in December 2017 over December 2016. LLP as its auditoRs As on 30-09-2017, the company has a total of 2,887,348,694 shares outstanding. The MHCV truck segment saw a jump of 83% in sales in December 2017, over a year ago. TVS Motor Company is a leading two and three-wheeler manufacturer. [Full Article...]

Premiere Date For Season 2 Of A Series of Unfortunate Events

Premiere Date For Season 2 Of A Series of Unfortunate Events This kind of decoding is important to the Series of Unfortunate Events book series, as well as the letters that are capitalized themselves. "Now there may be some of you who are surprised that Netflix would choose this to be the first face you see in 2018", he says. [Full Article...]

Chocolate is on track to go extinct in 40 years

Chocolate is on track to go extinct in 40 years As a result, almost half of the world's chocolate production originates from Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana, two West African countries. Between Cho, Doudna, and Mars' vast corporate funding, they intend to isolate genes that make the cacao plant so fragile and to replace them with more formidable genes, specifically ones that can withstand the changing climate that they will soon experience. [Full Article...]

Rana Daggubati's Haathi Mere Saathi' First Look Stuns Everyone

Rana Daggubati's Haathi Mere Saathi' First Look Stuns Everyone Now, post the Baahubali series, Rana has come up with the patriotic "Ghazi", that startled both the movie maniacs and critics. The trilingual film is expected to release on Diwali this year. Alright the beard gone! The makers have released the first look of the movie and it has Rana pose with his elephant pal, with the latter's trunk on his shoulder. [Full Article...]

Diabetes drug shown to 'significantly reverse' memory loss in mice

Diabetes drug shown to 'significantly reverse' memory loss in mice But there does seem to be a ray of hope for such patients. In an experiment, it was observed that the medicine revived memory loss in mice and is predicted to work similarly for humans as well. While a clear correlation remains to be discovered, the researchers did notice that elderly people suffering from insulin immunity are also likely to become diagnosed with Alzheimer's. [Full Article...]

Largest train fare hike in five years kicks in today

Largest train fare hike in five years kicks in today Season ticket use fell by 9.4% to its lowest level since 2010. The biggest percentage increase was between Tame Bridge Parkway near Walsall and Nuneaton, where the cost of a season ticket has risen 50 per cent or £968 to £2,916. And someone making the commute from Manchester to Liverpool will have to pay £302.60 a month - or 10.6 per cent of their average salary. The TUC, which represents trad... [Full Article...]

WHO to Recognize Gaming Disorder as a Mental Health Disease

WHO to Recognize Gaming Disorder as a Mental Health Disease They say " gaming disorders " can severely impact mental well-being, jobs and relationships. However, in an interesting development, the World Health Organization has made a decision to officially recognize "Gaming Disorder" as a proper disease, as witnessed through their 2018 International Classification of Diseases. [Full Article...]

'It Will Promote Quackery': Former IMA President On National Medical Commission Bill

'It Will Promote Quackery': Former IMA President On National Medical Commission Bill They believe that this bill will kill medical profession in India, and make doctors answerable to the executive, who is unaware of the process how the medical process works. Integrated medicine practitoner V D Tembhurnikar, president of National Integrated Medical Association, said, "In villages and small towns, very few MBBS doctors and consultants are available". [Full Article...]

5 ways Clemson will attack Alabama

5 ways Clemson will attack Alabama A Mark Ingram sighting in New Orleans is nothing out of the ordinary since he plays for the Saints in the National Football League, but the former Alabama running back and 2009 Heisman victor will be making a special appearance before the Sugar Bowl on Monday. [Full Article...]

Freezing New Year: Arctic blast drives wind chills into the single digits

Freezing New Year: Arctic blast drives wind chills into the single digits High temperatures have been in the 20s most of this week with wind chills in the single digits. By the start of 2018, the ArkLaTex could be renamed the ArcticTex. New York's Niagara Falls is gripped by freezing weather, but that hasn't stopped tourists from braving the icy mist or children from enjoying the snow. [Full Article...]

Congo security forces kill at least four anti-government protesters

Congo security forces kill at least four anti-government protesters Participants of the opposition rallies in the nation's capital Kinshasa have called on Joseph Kabila, the Democratic Republic of Congo's president, not to stand for a third term in office. Across Kinshasa, police and soldiers searched vehicles and checked passengers' identifications. In a letter dated December 30, the government ordered mobile telephone operators "to suspend until further notice... [Full Article...]

Meghan Markle's Sister Hits Back at Prince Harry's Family Remark

Christmas was fantastic . She's done an absolutely unbelievable job, she's getting there and it's the family that, I suppose, she's never had. Some have criticised Samantha Markle , also known as Grant , for using her half-sister's royal stardom to make money after it was revealed she is writing a book that is set to reveal intimate details about Meghan's upbringing. [Full Article...]

Saudi raids kill over 70 Yemeni civilians in 48 hours

Saudi raids kill over 70 Yemeni civilians in 48 hours U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis says he is determined to reduce the number of civilian casualties in the Saudi-led campaign against rebels in Yemen . The Yemeni capital of Sanaa is under the control of the Houthi forces since clashes erupted in late November between former allies - the Houthis and supporters of former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh , following Saleh's announcement tha... [Full Article...]


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