Medical

Your rubber duck is so dirty it could kill you

Your rubber duck is so dirty it could kill you Children were said to be most vulnerable to the bacteria - which were most commonly found inside the toys as a slimy film. But researchers with the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology, ETH Zurich and the University of IL set out to find what those toys contained and they published their findings Tuesday in Nature's Biofilms and Microbiomes journal. [Full Article...]

Aadhaar-PAN linking deadline extended to June 30

Aadhaar-PAN linking deadline extended to June 30 Chandrachud said , "The high level of security at the CIDR (classless inter-domain routing) is not matched at the mirror end". The petioners have also called for scrapping the Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Act 2016 . [Full Article...]

Autistic children, younger siblings less likely to be fully vaccinated, report says

Autistic children, younger siblings less likely to be fully vaccinated, report says Researchers looked at children born between January 1995 and September 2010 - and their younger siblings born between January 1997 and September 2014. "We are following up on this study to try to understand what makes parents reluctant", Zerbo said. In other words, there is no evidence that vaccines can cause autism. [Full Article...]

Flu Season May Be Losing Its Momentum

Flu Season May Be Losing Its Momentum Only the U.S. Virgin Islands reported no cases. For the 2017-2018 season, manufacturers projected between 151 million and 166 million doses of injectable vaccine would be available in the United States , but interest has been strong in getting a flu shot - and has not waned. [Full Article...]

Long-Term Antibiotic Use May Curb Life Span in Women

Long-Term Antibiotic Use May Curb Life Span in Women The world is using 65 per cent more antibiotics than in 2000 as poor countries start to overtake the West in use of the drugs, according to the most comprehensive study of its kind. Our antibiotic use is expected to keep rising, due in part to chicken farming. Now, there are many superbugs that puzzle doctors who notice, more and more, that antibiotics lose effectiveness. [Full Article...]

A Second Wave of Flu May Be On the Way, CDC Warns

A Second Wave of Flu May Be On the Way, CDC Warns The CDC says this latest virus, which isn't much different than the A-strain, is packing potent punch. The numbers are on par with those in Maryland, where the B-strain topped 60 percent of all cases reported. Alter says children are always vulnerable to the flu. The CDC spokesperson admits the agency doesn't know how severe the spread of Influenza B will be in 2018 and is still urging Americans... [Full Article...]

Cricket Australia findings throw doubt on Smith 'leadership group' claims

Cricket Australia findings throw doubt on Smith 'leadership group' claims Sutherland brushed aside media reports which said current Australian coach Darren Lehmann has resigned. Tim Paine captained Team Australia for the rest of the third Test which Australia eventually lost to South Africa . For Cricket Australia , and for their captain Steven Smith and vice-captain David Warner , this is probably the beginning of the hardest phase of the lives. [Full Article...]

Scientists Discover New Organ in Human Body: The Interstitium

Scientists Discover New Organ in Human Body: The Interstitium The team also believes the fluid might also be linked to oedema, a rare liver disease, and other disorders. In the report , published Tuesday in the journal Scientific Reports , a team of researchers provides an updated description of the interstitium , which is actually comprised of interconnected, fluid-filled compartments that are supported by a meshwork of flexible and strong connective t... [Full Article...]

Albemarle Fire Rescue urging residents to check for recalled smoke detectors

Albemarle Fire Rescue urging residents to check for recalled smoke detectors To check to see if your device was affected, you need to remove the smoke detector from your wall or ceiling, open the side of the alarm, and look for a yellow cap. If no yellow cap is on the smoke alarm, it should be reinstalled and no further action is needed. "KIDDE" is printed on the front center of the affected dual-sensor (photoelectric and ionization) alarms, and the model number and date c... [Full Article...]

Mark Hamill Reveals George Lucas' Plan For 'Star Wars: Episode IX' Story

Mark Hamill Reveals George Lucas' Plan For 'Star Wars: Episode IX' Story During an appearance on ABC's Good Morning America , Hamill answered it's "probably fair to say yes" when asked if Luke would be returning from beyond the Force come Episode IX , which heads in front of cameras this summer. In an interview in 1983, Hamill stated that Lucas wanted to have him return and play an older version of Luke who would "hand Excalibur down to the next generation". [Full Article...]

Steve Smith could face yearlong cricket ban following ball tampering incident

Steve Smith could face yearlong cricket ban following ball tampering incident Later on the same day, the International Cricket Council (ICC) suspended Smith for a Test and fined him 100 percent of his match fees. THE ball-tampering spotlight has turned to David Warner , with the team's vice-captain reportedly fingered as the ringleader behind the scandal which has rocked Australian sport. [Full Article...]

The downfall of Aussie captain Steve Smith

The downfall of Aussie captain Steve Smith The ICC suspended Smith for one Test and docked his entire match fee while Bancroft got a 75 percent fine and three demerit points. Disgraced skipper Steve Smith is facing the prospect of being stripped of the Australian captaincy and slapped with a one-year ban following his role in the ball-tampering scandal which has engulfed cricket . [Full Article...]

School armed with rocks will get more security

School armed with rocks will get more security Starting tomorrow and into the near future, we have arranged for additional armed security for our buildings. "Around 475, or 91 percent of our students chose to participate in today's student-led peaceful protest and to honor the lives lost in Parkland", said Principal Bob Klemt. [Full Article...]

Saudi forces intercept 7 Yemen rebel missiles, including over Riyadh

Saudi forces intercept 7 Yemen rebel missiles, including over Riyadh The Saudi Arabian Air Defence forces on Monday intercepted seven ballistic missiles launched by Yemeni Houthi rebels, according to authorities. The Saudi military says it shot down 7 missiles late Sunday night. In November, Houthi rebels fired a ballistic missile towards the Riyadh International Airport and another also towards Riyadh in December. Geert Cappelaere, the Unicef director fo... [Full Article...]

Republic of Ireland and Celtic to face off in Scott Brown testimonial

Republic of Ireland and Celtic to face off in Scott Brown testimonial The news was announced on the official Celtic Twitter page and was followed by a report that Brown would donate some of the gate receipts to Liam MIller's family. An already-busy worldwide calendar for the Republic of Ireland now has another fixture squeezed in as an Ireland XI will play Celtic in a tribute game for Hoops captain Brown, on Sunday May 20th. [Full Article...]

Australia could boycott World Cup in Russian Federation, says foreign minister

Australia could boycott World Cup in Russian Federation, says foreign minister FIFA - which is now investigating Football Federation Australia over its governance structures - would expel and punish Australia should the Socceroos not attend. It comes after European countries, including 16 EU member states, as well as the USA and Canada, announced that they would be expelling Russian diplomats over the Skripal case. [Full Article...]

Cuomo jokes at Harlem church: Jews have no rhythm

Cuomo jokes at Harlem church: Jews have no rhythm He's called what's going on there a public emergency caused by bureaucracy and racial and economic inequality. Cuomo and lawmakers are now working to pass a new state budget before April 1. He also shared painful stories of his father's depression as his health failed in the final months of his life. With the state Capitol its most secretive time of the year, Democratic gubernatorial challen... [Full Article...]

ICICI Bank Limited (IBN) likely to attain $14.25 in 52-week period

ICICI Bank Limited (IBN) likely to attain $14.25 in 52-week period The Anadarko Petroleum Corporation exchanged hands with 6458117 shares compared to its average daily volume of 5.48M shares. Capital Guardian Trust Company decreased its stake in Icici Bank Ltd Adr ( IBN ) by 1.34% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. [Full Article...]

Han Solo Movie Actor Insists Original Directors 'Weren't Prepared For Star Wars'

Han Solo Movie Actor Insists Original Directors 'Weren't Prepared For Star Wars' Taking place in the early years of the Empire's reign across a galaxy far, far away, Solo: A Star Wars Story follows Han Solo making a name for himself in the seedy galactic underworld, and along the way, he'll meet Lando Calrissian, obtain the Millennium Falcon pull off a unsafe train heist and more. [Full Article...]

Mamata Banerjee reaches Delhi to meet Sharad Pawar, Sonia Gandhi

Mamata Banerjee reaches Delhi to meet Sharad Pawar, Sonia Gandhi We celebrate Durga Puja, Kali Puja, Ganpati puja peacefully. We observe all festivals with peace and harmony. "I am not from Pakistan or Bangladesh, I am from Bengal and all the people who took part in procession were also from Bengal; we celebrated it [Ram Navami] happily and there was no violence in Rampurhat [a town in Birbhum]". [Full Article...]


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