Fraser Health warns about rise in flu cases in seniors' homes

Samuel Williams-Rodriguez. People who have family members in similar facilities are encouraged to ask what prevention measures they take. "Anytime you've got large groups of people living close you have the risk of spreading flu around", he said.... More..

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WHO's labeling of gaming addiction as a disorder sparks concern in Korea
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

WHO's labeling of gaming addiction as a disorder sparks concern in Korea

Should gaming disorder even be a thing? Once your all-nighters and nonstop gaming sessions become something that you need to survive, or keep you from school, family, and other functions, it might be time t...More..

Hartlepool MP Mike Hill hits out at 'unacceptable' hospitals crisis
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Hartlepool MP Mike Hill hits out at 'unacceptable' hospitals crisis

The Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust (BSUH), which runs the Haywards Heath hospital and the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton, said it has been busy over Christmas, although it did no...More..

U.S. experts list the best diets for this 2018
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

U.S. experts list the best diets for this 2018

The DASH diet , a regimen designed by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute to fight and prevent hypertension , tied with the whole grain- and legume-heavy Mediterranean diet as the best overall diet...More..

Revolutionary bionic hand brings back woman's ability to touch and 'feel'
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Revolutionary bionic hand brings back woman's ability to touch and 'feel'

A group of researchers from Rome have unveiled the first bionic hand that restores the sense of touch and is compact enough to be worn outside a laboratory, according to a BBC report . "The feeling is spon...More..

Prescription drug cause of mass overdose in Victoria Park
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Prescription drug cause of mass overdose in Victoria Park

But the drug is also popular with criminals in countries such as Colombia because of its ability to put overdose victims into a "zombie"-like state, making them easier to rob or sexually abuse". The nine backpa...More..

Perfectionist thinking among young people 'currently on the rise'
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Perfectionist thinking among young people 'currently on the rise'

In their study , published December 28 in the journal Psychological Bulletin , college students from 1989 to 2016 took a test to measure self-oriented, other-oriented and socially prescribed perfectionism ...More..

Drinking alcohol damages DNA raising risk of cancer, say scientists
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Drinking alcohol damages DNA raising risk of cancer, say scientists

In the study , published January 3 in the Nature journal, the researchers gave mice diluted alcohol then observed how it affected their DNA. It is widely known that regular consumption of alcoholic bever...More..

Cancer death rate has been reduced, ACS study shows
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Cancer death rate has been reduced, ACS study shows

What is causing the decline of cancer-related mortality? One of the biggest forces behind the decline is a reduction in smoking , thanks to public health campaigns warning of its dangers, and tobacco taxes tha...More..

Raw water health trend could be deadly
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Raw water health trend could be deadly

As Techly notes , a company called Live Water is one of the leading sellers of "raw water", where they give folks the chance to buy a 9.4 litre bottle for about $47.25. More recently, a Natural Resources Defens...More..

Laredo Health Department sees a rise in flu cases
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Laredo Health Department sees a rise in flu cases

People who haven't had a flu shot yet need to, Pacheco said. The most common strain found in those with the flu during that week was influenza A (H3) with 36 states reporting "widespread" cases of the flu w...More..

Coli victim dies in USA but feds can't discuss investigation
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Coli victim dies in USA but feds can't discuss investigation

In the USA, 17 illnesses across 13 states have been associated with the outbreak. Five people in the US have been hospitalized and one has died, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A me...More..

Men In Thailand Are Paying To Have Their Penises Whitened
by | Friday, January 05, 2018

Men In Thailand Are Paying To Have Their Penises Whitened

The Lelux Hospital in Bangkok has been offering the treatment, which uses a laser, for the past six months and is now seeing three or four clients every day. " The skin of the private parts is sensitive ", de...More..

Nearly 99000 on trolleys in 2017
by | Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Nearly 99000 on trolleys in 2017

Almost 100,000 patients deemed to require admission to a hospital spent time on a trolley prior to being placed in a bed past year, nurses have claimed. Nationally, there was a six percent increase in the numbe...More..

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY) Expects Sizable Fall In Growth
by | Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY) Expects Sizable Fall In Growth

The stock decreased 0.52% or $0.32 during the last trading session, reaching $60.96. Franklin Resources Inc. now owns 6,098,935 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock worth $339,830,000 after acquiring...More..

by | Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Celgene (CELG) Share Price

We have $72.55 PT which if reached, will make NYSE:BLD worth $79.83M less. Capital Bank & Trust Co boosted its holdings in shares of Celgene by 166.8% in the third quarter. Celgene Corporation is a global ...More..

Salil Parekh to take over as Infosys CEO and MD on Tuesday
by | Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Salil Parekh to take over as Infosys CEO and MD on Tuesday

He has almost three decades of global experience in the IT services industry. Salil Parekh is all set to take charge as Infosys CEO tomorrow as the over Dollars 10 billion company looks to bring back the ...More..

Hyderabad: Singer arrested for sexually harassing radio jockey
by | Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Hyderabad: Singer arrested for sexually harassing radio jockey

We arrested him today and produced in court. Srinivas said that the woman had volunteered to help him in the absence of a woman therapist. "She herself offered the service and as a closely knit office member I ...More..

Netflix Reveal Premiere Date For 'A Series Of Unfortunate Events' Season 2
by | Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Netflix Reveal Premiere Date For 'A Series Of Unfortunate Events' Season 2

Additionally, at the very end of the video, it is revealed that the second season of the fan-favorite series will finally debut on Netflix on March 30, 2018 . From there, we see the adventures of the upcomin...More..

Microbes identified in Space may help recognize life on other planets
by | Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Microbes identified in Space may help recognize life on other planets

But scientists knew what the samples contained, as they'd been prepared on Earth. There was no way to find something in space and genetically identify it straight away. The DNA was isolated from the sample foll...More..