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Medical Chicago, LA in range of North Korea ICBM
Author: 0 Chicago, LA in range of North Korea ICBM

This latest missile firing by North Korea comes a day before the USA prepares to conduct a new experimental test of its THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense) anti-missile defense system. According to local media reports , Abe has called an emergency meeting of the country's National Security Council to discuss the situation. The U.S.

Medical Charlie Gard will be moved to hospice for final hours: Judge
Author: 0 Charlie Gard will be moved to hospice for final hours: Judge

But his doctors opposed this, arguing that hospices focus on supportive care in the final stages of illness, and are not usually set up to accommodate keeping an infant in Charlie's condition alive. "We deeply regret that profound and heartfelt differences between Charlie's doctors and his parents have had to be played out in court over such a protracted period", a GOSH spokesperson said in a statement.

Medical Trailer for Sci-Fi Indie Marjorie Prime with Jon Hamm
Author: 0 Trailer for Sci-Fi Indie Marjorie Prime with Jon Hamm

Also appearing are Tim Robbins and Geena Davis , who plays Marjorie's concerned daughter as the old woman becomes increasingly absorbed in the fake recreation of her dead husband. Marjorie's "Prime" relies on the information from herself and others to develop a more complex understanding of his history. " Marjorie Prime " is set for release in the United States on August 18th, with an Irish release date to be announced.

Medical Moderate alcohol consumption and diabetes - benefits are found in new study
Author: 0 Moderate alcohol consumption and diabetes - benefits are found in new study

In terms of the amount of alcohol consumed, men who downed 14 drinks per week were 43% less likely to develop diabetes than those who drank nothing. The study carried out by Tolstrup and four colleagues examined links between alcohol consumption patterns and the incidence of diabetes in more than 70,000 Danish men and women.

Medical Senate rejects plan to repeal Obamacare without replacement
Author: 0 Senate rejects plan to repeal Obamacare without replacement

Reading between the lines, it also hints that the House could take up the skinny bill if the Senate rejects whatever the conference produces. Titled the Better Care Reconciliation Act , that legislation would eliminate the mandates, but continue the federal subsidies that help consumers buy policies.

Medical Cubs celebrate World Series babies
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Hospital staff said baby booms ebb and flow, but when something overwhelming happens - such as the 2003 North American blackout - there are noticeable waves. He was wearing a Cubs onesie and got photos taken with the World Series trophy, plus a visit from Clark the Cub. The Chicago Tribune reported that Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center has delivered twice as many babies from July 10-18 and it's expected to continue into the month of August.

Medical Calif. prisoners filmed escape, life on the run
Author: 0 Calif. prisoners filmed escape, life on the run

The 10-minute video, a manifesto of sorts, was made by Adam Hossein Nayeri, one of the inmates who broke out of the Men's Central Jail in Santa Ana in January 2016. "With every ounce of our being, I absolutely feel awful for every person that was affected because of us", Nayeri said. In another section, Nayeri refers to Long Ma, the taxi driver they are charged with kidnapping, and who drove them north.

Medical Ex-Karnataka CM Dharam Singh dead
Author: 0 Ex-Karnataka CM Dharam Singh dead

He is survived by wife, two sons and a daughter. Dharam Singh was born in Nelogi village of Jevargi taluk in Kalaburagi district. The late leader had also served in the Cabinets of various Chief Ministers such as Devaraj Urs, R Gundu Rao, M Veerappa Moily, SM Krishna and S Bangarappa.

Medical Concerns over drinking water in Charlotte
Author: 0 Concerns over drinking water in Charlotte

The organization developed a map and a free online database to test water quality in every ZIP code. When it comes to water quality, the location, source (municipal or well) and season can all affect the contents, explains Birnur Aral, Ph.D., Director of the Healthy, Beauty & Environmental Sciences Lab at the Good Housekeeping Institute .

Medical Drinking alcohol at a certain level may boost your memory up
Author: 0 Drinking alcohol at a certain level may boost your memory up

The next day, it was found that people in the first group, who consumed four units of alcohol on average, were better at retaining the required information. Saying that the causes of this effect were not completely understood, she explains a leading theory that the alcohol, by blocking the brain from acquiring new information, keeps more resources on already existing knowledge to transforms the memory to long-term.

Medical Terminally Ill Baby Charlie Gard Will Move To Hospice Care To Die
Author: 0 Terminally Ill Baby Charlie Gard Will Move To Hospice Care To Die

GOSH doctors said it was not practical to provide life-support treatment to Charlie at the couple's home. The judge on Thursday made public details of an order that will result in Charlie dying shortly after moving to the hospice. The couple on Monday ended a months-long legal battle to take him to the United States for experimental therapy after the American neurologist who had offered to treat him said it was too late and wouldn't work.

Medical First editing of human embryos carried out in US
Author: 0 First editing of human embryos carried out in US

A researcher at Oregon Health and Science University has reportedly become the first in the United States to genetically modify a human embryo, according to a report from the MIT Technology Review . The technique was previously tested by Tony Perry, who was able to successfully edit the genes in mice to change the expected fur color of their offspring.

Medical United Nations leaders visit Yemen to issue plea for help in humanitarian crisis
Author: 0 United Nations leaders visit Yemen to issue plea for help in humanitarian crisis

This statement was made by head of the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF), world food programme (WFP) and world health organization (who) at the end of their joint visit to the country. The heads of three United Nation humanitarian organizations traveled to Yemen and met with warring leaders in Aden and Sanaa, issuing a plea to both them to allow humanitarian assistance into the war-torn country and find a peaceful solution to a almost two-year civil war.

Medical ECDC highlights need to scale-up efforts for eliminating viral hepatitis in Europe
Author: 0 ECDC highlights need to scale-up efforts for eliminating viral hepatitis in Europe

Wondering if hepatitis vaccinations really work ? In India, over 40 million people are carriers of hepatitis B. 28th July is observed as World Hepatitis Day to raise awareness about this silent killer. A survey done in 2007 found that close to 7% of people in the province of Punjab had hepatitis C, while around 5% of people were infected in the entire country.

Medical Hybrids exempt from Britain's petrol and diesel vehicle ban
Author: 0 Hybrids exempt from Britain's petrol and diesel vehicle ban

GLINTON: Well , I'm here in the Bay, which has about the highest - which has the highest concentration of alternative fuel vehicles . "We can't carry on with diesel and petrol [gasoline] cars ", he said , "not just because of the health problems that they cause, but also because the emissions that they cause would mean that we would accelerate climate change, do damage to our planet and the next generation".

Medical Six killed and dozens feared trapped in Mumbai building collapse
Author: 0 Six killed and dozens feared trapped in Mumbai building collapse

According to local accounts, the collapse happened due to renovation work on a ground floor nursing home owned by Sunil Shitap, a local influential leader of Shiv Sena , part of India's ruling coalition. "There will be a full investigation and whoever it may be, if he is guilty then there will be a strong action taken against him", he said. A rescue van along with several ambulances rushed to the spot.

Medical Cigarettes Vs. Pharmacotherapy: Why Nicotine Is Helping More Americans Quit Smoking
Author: 0 Cigarettes Vs. Pharmacotherapy: Why Nicotine Is Helping More Americans Quit Smoking

They found that smokers who used e-cigs tried to quit smoking more often and succeeded (for at least three months) more often than smokers who didn't use e-cigs. AACS CEO Jeff Rogut has argued that while the ban remains in place, e-cigarette users must source their nicotine online without quality assurance. Rates from this survey were then compared to four earlier surveys.

Medical Cochlear and Apple team up for cochlear implant sound processor
Author: 0 Cochlear and Apple team up for cochlear implant sound processor

Qualifying cochlear implant owners will be able to get it as an upgrade in October. But the high-tech versions intend to reduce some of that stress because users can discreetly make device adjustments using their phone as if they were checking an email or sending a text.

Medical Parents drop request to bring terminally ill British baby home
Author: 0 Parents drop request to bring terminally ill British baby home

A deadline passed on Thursday for the parents of Charlie Gard to agree arrangements to spend more time in a hospice with their ailing son before his death, though it was unclear whether any compromise had been reached. Every day, parents with a seriously ill child in intensive care units, emergency rooms and other pediatric care facilities make heart-rending decisions to withdraw life-sustaining technology.

Medical 12000 acts of condomless gay sex, 0 HIV transmissions
Author: 0 12000 acts of condomless gay sex, 0 HIV transmissions

The Opposites Attract study , which included 16,889 acts of condomless anal sex between the partners involved, aimed to find whether or not HIV is transmitted between partners of differing HIV statuses where the HIV-positive partner is on HIV-supressing treatment.

Medical How Sugary Drinks May Change the Way Your Body Burns Fat
Author: 0 How Sugary Drinks May Change the Way Your Body Burns Fat

This is a process that helps kick start fat molecule break down. After controlling for several factors that can affect people's amount of visceral fat - including their age, gender, physical activity level and body mass index (BMI) - the researchers found that over the course of the study, the participants who never drank sugar-sweetened beverages and the participants who drank them only occasionally gained the least amount of body fat: about 40 cubic inches each (or 658 cubic centimeters ...

Medical Karnataka, WB, Punjab, Puducherry move SC in favour of Right to Privacy
Author: 0 Karnataka, WB, Punjab, Puducherry move SC in favour of Right to Privacy

Contradicting this, Gopal Subramanium, who is now representing the petitioners opposing Aadhaar, argued during last week's proceedings that the right to privacy was inherent in the constitution. Sibal, who argued for a data protection law in the country, further said, "When state accesses data, it should be sanctioned by law and it should be for a legitimate aim".

Medical Seven Arrested Separatist Leaders To Be Produced In The Court Today
Author: 0 Seven Arrested Separatist Leaders To Be Produced In The Court Today

However, the NIA is said to be probing all aspects of funding to separatist leaders and how they reportedly used these funds to fuel unrest in the Kashmir Valley. Those arrested are mainly from the Geelani camp, including his son-in-law Altaf Ahmad Fantoosh. They have been booked on charges of criminal conspiracy and waging war against India.

Medical Donate blood and receive $5 Target eGiftCard
Author: 0 Donate blood and receive $5 Target eGiftCard

There was a 30 percent increase in blood donation appointments through mid-July, however it is still not enough as blood products are sent to hospitals as fast as they are received, according to the Red Cross. Donation appointments and completion of a RapidPass online health history questionnaire are encouraged to help reduce the time it takes to donate.

Medical Sri Lanka finalises $1.12 bn port deal with China
Author: 0 Sri Lanka finalises $1.12 bn port deal with China

Sri Lankan cabinet has approved agreement with China on Hambantota Port, describing it as "a win-win situation for both countries". China Merchants Port Holdings will manage the operations of the port. Sri Lanka Ports Authority will own the rest of the stake. "This strike in on petrol and diesel supplies on domestic vehicles only", a source said.

Medical Notable Stock in Focus: Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY)
Author: 0 Notable Stock in Focus: Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY)

Dorchester Minerals LP (NASDAQ:DMLP) has risen 34.09% since July 25, 2016 and is uptrending. Wealth Enhancement Advisory Services Llc increased its stake in Lilly Eli & Co ( LLY ) by 56.98% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC.

Medical Hyderabad High Court denies relief for Charmee Kaur in drug scandal
Author: 0 Hyderabad High Court denies relief for Charmee Kaur in drug scandal

She told High Court that SIT is using coercive methods during its questioning of celebrities and requested the Court to grant her exemption from appearing before SIT. Excise Enforcement Director Akun Sabharwal had said no samples were collected without the written consent of those summoned for questioning. The SIT had issued notices to all of them under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act after the racket for supplying high-end drugs such as LSD and MDMA in and around ...

Medical Just 150 more cases of measles could cost the United States $2.1 million
Author: 0 Just 150 more cases of measles could cost the United States $2.1 million

If travelers bring home measles to well-vaccinated communities, the number of cases is much lower than if they come home to a poorly vaccinated region. Vaccines save lives. But in some regions across the U.S. vaccination rates are declining due to bad information and poor choices, and now scientists have put together data on how badly these choices can affect us all.

Medical Girl's HIV infection seems under control without AIDS drugs
Author: 0 Girl's HIV infection seems under control without AIDS drugs

Although further and more extensive research is needed to completely eradicate the disease, scientists and lead researchers at the the 9th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Science in Paris, were optimistic about the latest approach towards the disease.

Medical Barry Gardiner: Customs union membership could be a
Author: 0 Barry Gardiner: Customs union membership could be a "disaster"

Mr Corbyn also said the party had yet to decided is position on a future customs union arrangement. UK Prime Minister Theresa May has said the Tories want to leave both the single market and the customs union. "But we would not have the same access into America's markets". He said: "He is parroting the lie used by leading Brexiteers that membership of the Single Market is the same as staying in the EU".

Medical Banks' complacency lets borrowers rack up debt
Author: 0 Banks' complacency lets borrowers rack up debt

Mr Brazier said firms risk losing out if used auto prices fall because PCP buyers would hand vehicles back after three years rather than buy them outright, which would force prices down even further. Over the past year, Brazier said, household incomes had grown by just 1.5 per cent but outstanding vehicle loans, credit card balances and personal loans had risen by 10 per cent.

Medical New link established between football, brain damage
Author: 0 New link established between football, brain damage

Daneshvar and Rabinovici noted the numbers from this report can not be applied to all football players in general, since these brains were specifically donated to be examined for CTE. CTE can only be diagnosed postmortem. CTE was diagnosed in 177 former players or almost 90 percent of brains studied. This was the year after a federal judge approved a class-action lawsuit settlement between the league and thousands of former NFL players, which paid up to $5 million per retired player for ...

Medical ICRC: 600000 Yemenis could contract cholera in '17
Author: 0 ICRC: 600000 Yemenis could contract cholera in '17

Maurer said, "I find this needless suffering absolutely infuriating". Yemen is now in the grip of a cholera outbreak that has killed 1,828 people since it erupted in late April. The executive directors of the World Health Organization (WHO), the UN Children's Fund ( UNICEF ) and the World Food Programme arrived in Yemen on Monday, visiting the war-wrecked southern province of Aden and the country's capital Sana'a.

Medical More Evidence That Owning a Dog Is Really Good for You
Author: 0 More Evidence That Owning a Dog Is Really Good for You

Regular dog walkers did more activity when the thermometer dropped below 10 degrees Celsius than petless counterparts managed - on the warmest days! Study chief Professor Andy Jones said: 'We were amazed to find dog walkers were on average more physically active and spent less time sitting on the coldest, wettest, and darkest days than non-dog owners were on long, sunny, and warm summer days'.

Medical South African child 'virtually cured' of HIV
Author: 0 South African child 'virtually cured' of HIV

Fauci described the child as being in "remission" rather than being cured. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the leading AIDS scientist in the USA, said the girl does not have a gene mutation that gives natural resistance to the HIV infection, and thus concluded that her remission is likely due to the early treatment she received as an infant.