Medical

Three deaths linked to new ebola outbreak in Congo

Health experts from the World Health Organization and Congo's government traveled to a remote area in Bas-Uele province, near the border of the Central African Republic on Saturday to conduct a field investigation, Business Insider reports . [Full Article...]

Democratic Republic of the Congo hit by Ebola outbreak

The last outbreak before the current one was between August and November in 2014, claiming 49 lives. Since 22 April, nine suspected cases, including three deaths, have been reported . "The WHO and others will determine if and when deployment of vaccine into this outbreak is warranted", it said in a statement . Developed by the Public Health Agency of Canada and licensed by the drug compani... [Full Article...]

United Kingdom interior minister says health system has recovered from cyber attack

It is thought that 99 countries , including the United States and Russian Federation, have been affected by the attack. Systems at Sunderland's Nissan manufacturing plant have been affected by the cyber attack which swept the NHS on Friday. [Full Article...]

Springboks draw All Blacks for World Cup but it's actually okay

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen said rugby fans would be licking their lips at a southern-hemisphere, group-stage blockbuster between the world champions and Springboks. England went on an 18-match winning streak after being knocked out of their own tournament at the pool stage in 2015, when they were grouped with Australia and Wales . [Full Article...]

Ruby Tandoh on battling the stigma of discussing mental health

Ruby Tandoh on battling the stigma of discussing mental health We need to track the state of the nation's mental health, so that the government can take actions to tackle the main problems and report back on their success. I found the most helpful have been talking therapies and a group I joined which looked at Mindfulness and Managing Emotions; this was a group programme that I attended once a week for twelve weeks. [Full Article...]

NHS cyber-attack did not hit Wales - Welsh Government

Some hospitals are diverting emergencies due to the cyber attack, according to Guardian. Wikileaks also referred to its dealings with the whistleblower behind its Vault 7 Central Intelligence Agency releases who warned of the extreme proliferation risk in the creation of cyber weapons. [Full Article...]

Iwobi will fight for Arsenal future if Wenger leaves, says Okocha

Iwobi will fight for Arsenal future if Wenger leaves, says Okocha Arsenal travel to the Bet365 Stadium to face Stoke City in the Premier League on Saturday evening, in a must-win game to keep their hopes of a top-four finish alive. "Look, he's a player who has a fantastic mentality". "He went through a hard period when he came back from his ankle injury, but I never questioned his attitude". [Full Article...]

Hero Police K9 Shot, Took Bullet For Handler

Hero Police K9 Shot, Took Bullet For Handler According to the sheriff, Oshea has an extensive history and was wanted in North Carolina. The warrant from Raleigh police accuses Oshea of robbing more than $500 from a man at the Super 8 motel near Pleasant Valley off Glenwood Avenue. Bradshaw said deputies saw the suspect, and chased the suspect before he crashed the vehicle, CBS affiliate WPEC reports . Palm Beach Sheriff's Office posted a ... [Full Article...]

DURECT Corporation (DRRX) Stock: Gaining On Agreement With Novartis (NVS)

DURECT Corporation (DRRX) Stock: Gaining On Agreement With Novartis (NVS) Before looking at the financial values or the trading statistics of DURECT Corporation (DRRX ), we will start our analysis with the SMA or Simple Moving Average values. DURECT Corporation (DRRX ) stock price distance from twenty day simple moving average surged at 10.66% while its distance from fifty day simple moving average raised 3.74% along with -24.10% below distance from two hundred s... [Full Article...]

Major cabinet revamp in Odisha, 12 ministers take oath

Major cabinet revamp in Odisha, 12 ministers take oath They were administered the oath by governor S.C. Jamir at Raj Bhavan here. But such administration streamlining is not the unique discernible theme in the entire Ministry rejig as entrusting of additional charge of Mines and Steel to the new Energy Minister Prafulla Mallick defies any sensible logic, when the Energy Department is already beset with complex problems for which the State is gradual... [Full Article...]

NHS hospitals hacked: Operations cancelled after cyberattack

Apols for any inconvenience. The most disruptive attacks were reported in Britain, where hospitals and clinics were forced to turn away patients after losing access to computers. "This is not targeted at the NHS". "This is not targeted at the NHS, it's an global attack and a number of countries and organisations have been affected", British Prime Minister Theresa May said. [Full Article...]

UK working to restore hospital systems after cyberattack

Health workers reported being locked out of their systems and seeing messages demanding ransom payments to regain access. Ransomware attacks are on the rise around the world. Mikko Hypponen, chief research officer at the Helsinki-based cyber security company F-Secure, told AFP that the attack was "the biggest ransomware outbreak in history", saying that 130,000 systems in more than 100 countri... [Full Article...]

Uncertainty Surrounds Senate Obamacare Repeal Plan

That inevitably will let insurers off the hook for covering many services as essential care, and the weakening or elimination of coverage of pre-existing conditions . House passed last week, there's no bigger one than how pre-existing conditions should be treated. Manchin also expressed concern about the thousands of people who would lose access to coverage for substance use disorder and opia... [Full Article...]

5 key questions about the NHS cyber hack answered

According to doctors who have been tweeting about the hack, a pop-up message demanding a ransom in exchange for access to their IT systems had been appearing on their screens. "I don't believe it will have been a targeted attack, but will simply have been that the ransomware has sought out those organizations that are running susceptible devices", he said. [Full Article...]

Facebook plans strong push into TV, video content

Facebook plans strong push into TV, video content Facebook TV will result in Facebook controlling more of the content that appears on its social network, which is now nearly 2 billion strong. Facebook is also focusing on producing more teen-centric shows apart from the range of content that the company has planned for. [Full Article...]

Red Bull can see gap to Ferrari narrowing

Red Bull can see gap to Ferrari narrowing On Thursday, amidst rumours of an entirely new Red Bull auto being introduced for the race, Daniel Ricciardo downplayed speculation, admitting: "It's still the same vehicle itself". After a superb drive in the Russian GP, Bottas has also proved to be a real threat to teammate Hamilton and has finally got a race win under his belt. [Full Article...]

Breakthrough 'cure' for gray hairs

Breakthrough 'cure' for gray hairs The breakthrough could one day lead to the creation of treatments for balding and graying. If further research discovers that gray hair and baldness in humans is also linked to these skin cells , and the two proteins KROX20 and SCF, scientists might be a step closer to preventing hair from turning gray and people from going bald. [Full Article...]

CIA establishes unit focused on North Korea threat

State Department said in the statement . Just last month, another American professor from the PUST was detained while he was attempting to leave North Korea. He also said he was prepared to go to Pyongyang "if the conditions are right". Coats says China is targeting the USA government and American businesses. [Full Article...]

Haryana Shocker: Another 'Nirbhaya' Gangraped, Mutilated And Run Over By Seven

Haryana Shocker: Another 'Nirbhaya' Gangraped, Mutilated And Run Over By Seven A police official said the woman was first raped and the suspects then hit her with a brick and smashed her face against a stone, adding that the victim sustained grievous head injuries. A medical examination confirmed she was raped before her body was mutilated, the officer added. Dr SK Dhatarwal, the forensic expert who conducted her post-mortem, says the victim was gang raped and mutilated wi... [Full Article...]

New Food Trend Alert: The #CloudEgg

New Food Trend Alert: The #CloudEgg The dish is simple to make and involves separating the yolks before whipping the whites until it has a fluffy and thick texture to it. Cloud eggs are the latest breakfast craze on Instagram , and they're a whole new take on your morning eggs. [Full Article...]


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