Medicine

Tamil Nadu reports fourth case of Zika virus in India

The Centre has provided King Institute of Preventive Medicine & Research, Chennai, with kits for Zika tests. The next day his blood, throat and urine samples were examined at the Manipal Centre for Virus Research who did an RT-PCR test for Zika and found it to be positive.

Amazon Plans To Send People To Set Up Your 'Smart Home'

Now available in seven locations (Seattle, Wash.; Portland, Ore.; San Francisco, Calif.; San Diego, Calif.; Los Angeles, Calif.; Orange County, Calif.; and San Jose, Calif.), the new services are provided by Amazon employees rather than contractors.

'Brexit bill' demands from European Union "seem to be extortionate"

Foreign secretary Boris Johnson has said the European Union can " go whistle " if it expects the United Kingdom to pay for what he described as an " extortionate " divorce bill. This appears to contradict previous statements by the Brexit secretary David Davis and Prime Minister Theresa May, who have both said that " no deal is better than a bad deal".

Prime Minister announces inquiry into contaminated blood scandal that left 2400 dead

Today Theresa May said the families of those who died as a result of the contamination of products in the United Kingdom will be consulted about what form an inquiry should take. It came just hours before MPs held an emergency debate on the scandal. A recent report in Britain found 7,500 people were infected by imported blood products.

Cholera outbreak in Yemen

The ICRC is reporting roughly 7,000 new cases every day and more than 1,700 deaths linked to the cholera outbreak, according to the United Nations. A total of 313,538 suspected cases of cholera have been registered in 21 Yemeni provinces, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday.

North Korea calls United States practice bombing run a provocation

The drill simulated the two USA bombers destroying enemy ballistic missile batteries and South Korean jets mounting precision strikes against underground enemy command posts, it said . Ri retired from the air force in late 2014, only to reappear in the North Korean media last April during a parliamentary meeting wearing a military uniform.

BCCI appoint Ravi Shastri as India head coach till 2019 World Cup

In an interview conducted by the Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC)'s three members: Sachin Tendulkar , Sourav Ganguly , and VVS Laxman , Ravi Shastri is selected for the position. Former West Indies all-rounder Phil Simmons is also a candidate but is yet to be interviewed. The former Team India Director's closeness with Kohli is what seems to have played an important role in experts and fans believing that Shastri will become the next coach.

What is best for baby Charlie Gard?

Judge Nicholas Francis gave the couple until Wednesday afternoon to present the evidence and set a new hearing for Thursday in a case that has drawn global attention. Arturo EstopiƱan, who lives with his parents in Baltimore, Md., was diagnosed at just over a year old and has lived to the age of six, also thanks to the treatment now denied to Gard.

Trump threatens North Korea with "severe" retaliation

During Saturday's talks, Abe and Trump reaffirmed close coordination in reining in North Korea's nuclear ambitions and said the global community must address its ballistic missile and nuclear weapons programs "quickly and decisively", according to the Japanese official and the White House.

Meningitis shot also offers some protection against gonorrhoea, finds study

It can also facilitate the transmission of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). More than 78 million people worldwide get gonorrhoea each year with most infections in men and women under the age of 25. An exisiting vaccine has been shown to reduce the chance of catching gonorrhoea in a world first, raising hopes that people could be immunised against the sexually transmitted infection in future.

EFF calls on public protector to step down

On Monday evening, Mkhwebane announced she would not oppose the bank's court application to overturn her findings. In her report, the Public Protector found that an amount on R1.125-billion was an illegal gift to Bankorp/ABSA Bank and the matter was referred to the Special Investigation Unit (SIU) to approach the President to "re-open and amend the proclamation of May 1998, in order to recover misappropriated public funds unlawfully given to Bankorp/ABSA Bank", the statement read.

Health care protests outside Ted Cruz town hall in McKinney

A local immigrant rights group, La Union del Pueblo Entero, weighed out the chance to meet with Cruz privately during his trip but made a decision to hold out for a town hall meeting, where Cruz would have to hear and respond to their concerns in full view of the public.

India's top court stays rules banning sale of cattle for slaughter

The petitions also noted that only state governments were empowered to make laws on cattle markets and fairs, which rendered the new rules arbitrary, illegal and unconstitutional. The Centre said identification and notification of livestock markets by the various States would also take three months and until then there would be no implementation.

United Blood Service asking for blood donations after summer low

Donors of all platelet types are needed. The current O-negative blood supply sits at an approximate two-day supply, which is half the ideal quantity needed to support patient needs. The significant nationwide decline in donations has led to this coordinated call to action. Its easy to donate, for more information or to schedule an appointment go to their United Blood Services website .

FDA approves sickle cell treatment, the first in almost two decades

News that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first new drug to treat sickle cell in almost 20 years last Friday understandably drew cheers from patients and advocates who have stood by with bated breath for a breakthrough.

Beijing has 'zero contact' with North Korean military - top Chinese defense official

Earlier this week, North Korea tested what it called its first intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), which it said was capable of traveling much longer distances than the projectiles it had tested before. In a joint statement issued after three-way talks Thursday in Hamburg , Abe and his US and South Korean counterparts "called on the nations that border the DPRK to make further efforts to convince the DPRK regime to abandon its current threatening and provocative path and ...

Bills DT Adolphus Washington facing gun charge in Ohio

The Sharonville Police Department reported that Washington reached for and displayed a gun to officers outside of Splash Waterpark around 10 p.m. on Sunday night. The Bills selected Washington in the third round of the 2016 NFL Draft. This is not the first time Washington has been arrested. Washington was subsequently suspended for the Buckeyes' Fiesta Bowl game against Notre Dame by OSU coach Urban Meyer due to a violation of team policy.

Teen Wolf's Final Season Trailer Teases New Enemy & Old Favorites

Will you be saddened to say goodbye to Beacon Hills? And cue Scott and the entire Teen Wolf fandom's shocked faces. Derek and Stiles are back to finish what they started as members of Scott's pack. The trailer welcomes back Colton Haynes and Tyler Hoechlin , among others. The panel will be held on Thursday, July 20, 2017 at 2pm ET/PT in Hall H.

Confirmed Tornadoes Sunday Night In Blue Earth County

There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. One homeowner, Jay Utter says he and his family we're keeping a close eye on the sky before taking shelter. Strong winds from a thunderstorm peeled the roof off a hog barn northeast of Courtland. Sunday's storms packed a punch with several counties being hit with high winds, damaging hail and lighting.

G20 adopts $1bn women entrepreneur plan for developing nations

Countries that have already committed to supporting the fund are the United States (US$50 million), Saudi Arabia (US$50 million), the United Arab Emirates (US$50 million), Germany (US$50 million), Norway (US$10.7 million), Denmark (US$10.4 million), Australia (US$10 million), and Canada (US$10 million).

Interserve plc (IRV) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts

They presently have a GBX 640 ($8.14) price objective on the stock. They now have a GBP 404.00p price target on the stock. 10/05/2017 - National Express Group had its "Buy" rating reiterated by analysts at Canaccord Genuity. 11/01/2017 - National Express Group had its "Buy" rating reiterated by analysts at Canaccord Genuity. Berenberg Bank reissued a sell rating and issued a GBX 46 ($0.60) price objective on shares of Debenhams Plc in a research note on Thursday, March 9th.

Andy Murray and Johanna Konta through to Wimbledon quarter-finals

After winning her match on Court Three, twice grand slam champion Svetlana Kuznetsova added: "I have not played on Court One or Centre Court the whole tournament, though I understand why Johanna Konta is there, it's England and they have to put their product there".

Disturbed sleep can lead to Alzheimer's, new study claims

He is a professor and head of the department of neurology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. More than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer's disease, which is characterized by gradual memory loss and cognitive decline.

1st day of Penn Station repairs: crowds, delays, mostly OK

The " summer of hell " is officially underway for commuters who use Penn Station to get in and out of New York City. Jesse Krakow, of South Orange, New Jersey, who transferred through Hoboken, described being packed "like sardines" on a Port Authority Trans-Hudson train that stopped several times between stations as it waited for other trains up ahead.

Facebook to build 1500 new homes in Silicon Valley

The 1,500 Facebook housing units would be open to anyone, not just employees, and 15 percent of them would be offered at below market rates, the company said. Plans call for the development of a 3.45M SF campus on 59 acres owned by Facebook, according to Almanac News . The company's proposed housing projects, largely if not exclusively restricted to Facebook employees , recall a robber baron era of worker welfare.

Six-game ban for coach

He will miss six matches, which coincide with 2017's Gold Cup, which Mexico will be participating in. The pressure will be on Osorio following Mexico's slightly disappointing Confederations Cup campaign, and it's unlikely to be easy given the largely inexperienced squad available to him.

Regal display by Sir Mo Farah

An irritated Mo Farah said he will never fail a drugs test and accused journalists of making "something out of nothing" as he faced more probing over doping allegations. Muir finished second in 4:18.03 - a second lifetime best in a week following her 800m in Lausanne on Thursday - as she returns to racing following a stress fracture.

Hayward 'doesn't really want to be the man', says former Jazz team-mate

The former Utah Jazz guard apparently searched his name on Twitter and found an account taking a shot at him for not being talented enough to stay on the roster. radio station about his playing time decreasing significantly during his third season in Utah. "They couldn't break me, though". They gave me DNPs. "Everybody asked me what's going on, 'Why aren't you playing?' There's a reason everybody asked me that".

May to ask opposition for help as she faces Brexit battle

The prime minister then refused to back down over her so called " hard Brexit " demands, such as quitting the EU's customs union and single-market. May plans to use a speech on Tuesday to urge the opposition to help hone policy, saying the government's ideas can be "clarified and improved" through debate and discussion.

Church blessing for transgender people

Rev Newlands' motion was voted 30 to two in favour by bishops, 127 to 28 in favour by clergy, and 127 for and 48 against by lay members. Supporters said such a welcome would help people undergoing the trauma of transition or transphobic bullying.

Proteas coach Domingo's mother dies

At this stage, it is not clear when he will return to England . South Africa lost the first Test against England at Lord's, in London, on Sunday on day four by 211 runs. South Africa are slated to play second Test from Friday at Trent Bridge. The mother of Proteas coach Russell Domingo has died in hospital after she was involved in a vehicle accident last month.

Meijer to offer alcohol home delivery through Shipt

Beer, wine and booze are just a phone call away as Meijer expands its home delivery service to include alcohol. The service is available at stores across the state, including locations in the city of Detroit and in metro Detroit, said Joe Hirschmugl, public relations manager for Meijer.

Russia's Bolshoi Calls Off Premiere Of Nureyev Ballet

Nureyev was set to premiere at the Bolshoi on Tuesday in one of the most hotly anticipated stagings of the season. Urin said he took the decision to postpone the show having seen a dress rehearsal on Friday and deciding that it would not be artistically ready in time.

Sharing experiences can help states solve their problems: Modi

Cabinet secretary P.K. Sinha was speaking at the national conference of chief secretaries organised by Niti Aayog on Monday. The conference will also help further the spirit of cooperative and competitive federalism. He gave the example of monthly PRAGATI meetings, which had given a decisive push to many long-pending projects. This is not Modi's first direct interaction with state-level officials as the PM has been regularly interacting with them on the PRAGATI (Pro-Active Governance And ...

Ukraine's priority task is to reform security and defense field - Poroshenko

Hammond told Bloomberg . Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine John Herbst told VOA on Friday that Tillerson should make it clear of "U.S. strong support for Ukraine sovereignty and territorial integrity, U.S. According to a senior state Department official, Tillerson during the visit will present to the Ukrainian President his view of the conflict in Eastern Ukraine .