Medicine


Doctors Reverse Brain Damage In Toddler Who Nearly Drowned Doctors Reverse Brain Damage In Toddler Who Nearly Drowned
- July 22, 2017

In order to "wake up" her brain, doctors gave the toddler oxygen at a pressure higher than the general atmospheric pressure, which increased the amount of oxygen in her blood and repaired her damaged tissue in a sealed, pressurized hyperbaric chamber. (more...)
West Nile warning issued in southeastern Saskatchewan after positive tests West Nile warning issued in southeastern Saskatchewan after positive tests
- July 22, 2017

The Illinois Department of Public Health advises the public practice the three "R's" - reduce exposure, repel mosquitoes and report dead birds. And to eliminate breeding grounds for mosquitoes, people should get rid of standing water that can be in flower pots, buckets and other areas. (more...)
Humans have produced 9.1 billion tons of plastic since 1950 Humans have produced 9.1 billion tons of plastic since 1950
- July 21, 2017

And, If current trends continue, the researchers warned more than 13 billion tons of plastic waste will be discarded in landfills or dumped in the environment by 2050 - around 35,000 times as heavy as the Empire State Building in NY. Most of that material has already become waste but has not been recycled, and that could spell trouble for our environment and our planet as a whole. (more...)
Tropical Storm Don moving through southern Caribbean Sea Tropical Storm Don moving through southern Caribbean Sea
- July 19, 2017

A tropical storm watch remains in effect for St Lucia as a quickly moving tropical storm Don speeds toward the Windward Islands. Don is forecast to remain at tropical storm strength on the SSHWS in the coming days, before gradually weakening and dissipating by 06:00 UTC on Friday July 21. (more...)
Jagga Jasoos Collects Good Box-Office Numbers In Its First Weekend Jagga Jasoos Collects Good Box-Office Numbers In Its First Weekend
- July 17, 2017

Jagga Jasoos is a different film altogether. According to a recent report on Boxofficeindia.com, the film has raked in as much as Rs 31.75 crore within three days of its release. The film is said to be made on Rs.110 crore and according to trade expert it looks hard that it will recover the money easily. It didn't perform as expected, considering the star power of Ranbir and Katrina . (more...)
Jaguar E-Pace Performs World's Longest Barrel Roll Jaguar E-Pace Performs World's Longest Barrel Roll
- July 16, 2017

Jaguar don't see the E-Pace as a baby F-Pace, but they've dubbed it the "Cub" and have given the E-Pace "Cub" graphics on the windscreen, and the same for the puddle lights. To get back in the auto all owners need to do is hold the wristband to the top corner of the of the number plate surround. There are three diesels offering 110-177kW of power and 380-500Nm of torque , while the two petrols offer either 183kW/365Nm or 221kW/400Nm. (more...)
FDA Panel Votes Unanimously in Favor of First CAR-T Cancer Therapy FDA Panel Votes Unanimously in Favor of First CAR-T Cancer Therapy
- July 14, 2017

The FDA is not bound by the decisions of its advisory committees but follows the recommendations more often than not. "This is a major advance and is ushering in a new era", said committee member Malcolm A Smith, who is associate branch chief for paediatric oncology at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, Maryland. (more...)
Area airports hit by workers strike; Philadelphia Int'l also targeted Area airports hit by workers strike; Philadelphia Int'l also targeted
- July 13, 2017

Kennedy and Denver global airports, whose strikes were also suspended after beginning at 9 p.m. Tuesday. The 700 workers consist of baggage claim handlers, cleaners, customer service agents and offer assistance to those who seek wheelchair assistance at the airport. (more...)
British court opens new hearing in Baby Charlie case British court opens new hearing in Baby Charlie case
- July 12, 2017

The court will hear how the family have collected some 350,000 asking for new treatment to be offered to the baby to help save his life. The hospital requested a review of the justice after the publication of a letter from the Bambino Gesu Hospital in the Vatican, which presented its research and recommended that the Great Ormond Street Hospital "reconsider" its position. (more...)
NJ commuters faced with decisions as 'Summer of Hell' begins NJ commuters faced with decisions as 'Summer of Hell' begins
- July 11, 2017

Democratic Sens. Chuck Schumer and Cory Booker called on the Trump administration to honor that commitment at a news conference near the spot on Manhattan's west side Monday where preliminary work has already begun. The work began as Monday morning's rush got off to a slow start for several hundred thousand commuters on the Long Island Rail Road and New Jersey Transit. (more...)
N rejects JIT's report on Panama Papers case submitted in SC N rejects JIT's report on Panama Papers case submitted in SC
- July 11, 2017

Every contradiction will not only be contested but decimated in SC. Sources said there were differences over the issue of jurisdiction; the JIT wanted him to testify him inside the territorial jurisdiction of Pakistan and offered to host him in Pakistan or record his statement at the Pakistani embassy at Doha. (more...)
DeMarre Carroll joining Brooklyn Nets in National Basketball Association trade DeMarre Carroll joining Brooklyn Nets in National Basketball Association trade
- July 11, 2017

When the Toronto Raptors agreed to send (courtesy of the Sporting News ) DeMarre Carroll to the Brooklyn Nets for Justin Hamilton , it was seen as a cost-saving deal. The Indiana Pacers need that wing depth with the departures of Paul George and C.J. Miles. In Wright and second-year guard Fred VanVleet, the Raptors had capable backup and third-string point guards pushed down to third and fourth on the depth chart due to their depth at the position . (more...)
Disrupted sleep may predict Alzheimer's risk Disrupted sleep may predict Alzheimer's risk
- July 07, 2017

Amyloid plaques develop in parts of the brain that play a role in visual recognition and memory, causing symptoms of the disorder. Scientists from the Britain's Medical Research Council Laboratory of Molecular Biology have for the first time, clearly pictured what the deposits typically seen in a person with Alzheimer's disease look like. (more...)
Why critically-ill British baby can not be moved to Vatican Why critically-ill British baby can not be moved to Vatican
- July 06, 2017

Charlie Gard is a 10-month old suffering a rare, terminal, genetic illness. The boy has trouble with basic life functions with his life itself being maintained by a ventilator in a British hospital. Charlie's continuous struggle for life and his parents' desperate plight took the internet by storm, and several people voiced their support for the baby. (more...)
Dalit leaders arrested during press conference in Lucknow Dalit leaders arrested during press conference in Lucknow
- July 05, 2017

She has been admitted to a hospital after the latest attack. Earlier on March 23, the woman was allegedly forced to drink acid by two men on-board a train near here. She was attacked again, allegedly by the same two men, in 2012 and 2013. Her family has alleged that the attackers are known to the gangrape accused. (more...)
Small Plane Crashes Into Traffic On The 405 Freeway Small Plane Crashes Into Traffic On The 405 Freeway
- July 01, 2017

In a recording of the mayday call from LiveATC.net , the pilot can be heard telling the control tower that he was trying to get a little altitude before saying, "I lost my right engine". Two people were injured in the small plane crash. He did not know say the extent of the injuries. Arrivals were halted at the airport for about 45 minutes after the crash. (more...)
Rick Perry, Now Energy Secretary, Is Still Confused About Climate Change Rick Perry, Now Energy Secretary, Is Still Confused About Climate Change
- July 01, 2017

After several reporters grilled him on climate change , Perry spoke about the importance of expanding nuclear energy to reduce emissions. "President Trump wants America to achieve energy dominance, utilizing our abundant domestic energy resources for good, both here at home and overseas", Perry said. (more...)
Weather to dampen start of 104th Tour de France this weekend Weather to dampen start of 104th Tour de France this weekend
- July 01, 2017

Former Olympic champion Chris Boardman is backing Chris Froome to win a fourth Tour de France this year - although he expects the Briton to face a tougher test than in 2016. French cycling fans have high expectations of Bardet, who is among the favourites for overall victory. However Quintana , who finished third in last year's Tour before winning the final grand tour of the season, the Vuelta a Espana, thinks racing in the Giro could even help him. (more...)
Watching the potential for strong to severe storms into Thursday Watching the potential for strong to severe storms into Thursday
- June 30, 2017

The Omaha area now is at a slight risk for severe weather tonight, she said. A couple of storms may slide into northern Oklahoma late Thursday night and into early Friday morning. Storms will bring strong winds and small hail but isolated tornadoes can't be ruled out. Highs will still be warm and humid in the upper 80s-low 90s but may be cooler in the low-mid 80s if clouds stick around. (more...)
Murray and Soares hope to ride momentum at Wimbledon Murray and Soares hope to ride momentum at Wimbledon
- June 28, 2017

Meanwhile, last year's romantic Wimbledon story Marcus Willis, the no-hoper who surged through qualifying to make it to the second round and a match against Roger Federer, found himself facing a tough task in this year's qualifying tournament at Roehampton, which starts today. (more...)

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