Medical

Blood Bank of Alaska prepared to help Las Vegas if needed

Blood Bank of Alaska prepared to help Las Vegas if needed Red cross representatives say there are already crews on the ground and expect specific drives to help with the blood shortage there. "That's the main thing right now is that if our people want to do something and they are healthy then please donate blood ". [Full Article...]

Indian Pediatrician Dr Soumya Swaminathan Appointed Deputy Director General At WHO

Indian Pediatrician Dr Soumya Swaminathan Appointed Deputy Director General At WHO Dr Swaminathan will replace Dr Anarfi Asamoa-Baah from Ghana, who joined World Health Organization as a senior policy adviser to the director-general and had served as the assistant director-general of the communicable disease programme and the HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria programme. [Full Article...]

New universal flu jab being trialled

New universal flu jab being trialled It will offer people better protection, they believe. Whether the vaccines will be effective for the winter flu season remains to be seen, but cases of mismatch have happened before. It should fight multiple strains of influenza and will not need to be redesigned each year, unlike the current one used by the NHS. Speaking with the BBC the lead researcher, Professor Sarah Gilbert, co-founder of... [Full Article...]

Cigarette makers will publish new statements on smoking health risks

Cigarette makers will publish new statements on smoking health risks The House Joint Committee on Health and Trade and Industry has adopted House Resolution (HR) 973 urging the Department of Health (DOH) to adopt harm-reduction measures, particularly the use of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes or vapes), as an alternative for smokers as part of the country's National Tobacco Control Strategy. [Full Article...]

Jeremy Hunt Suggests EU Nurses Will Be Given Priority Status Post-Brexit

Jeremy Hunt Suggests EU Nurses Will Be Given Priority Status Post-Brexit European Union nurses could be given priority to stay in the United Kingdom if there is a shortage within the NHS after Brexit, the Health Secretary has hinted to LBC. "We have a recruitment and retention crisis in nursing and the ambulance service as it is - forcing them into the gig economy by importing a model that increases precarious working is the last thing we need", said Rehana Azam, GMB ... [Full Article...]

Little Bit of Exercise Can Prevent Depression

Little Bit of Exercise Can Prevent Depression The analysis involved 33,908 Norwegian adults who had their levels of exercise and symptoms of depression and anxiety monitored over 11 years. The findings, published in the American Journal of Psychiatry , highlight the significant potential of adding exercise to individual mental health plans and public health campaigns. [Full Article...]

FDA Introduces Guidelines to Ease Approvals for Generics

FDA Introduces Guidelines to Ease Approvals for Generics Gottlieb wrote in his blog post that more guidance documents should be coming in the near future. "This focus is critical because, first and foremost, these drug products provide important therapies to patients. Food and Drug Administration taking steps to encourage development of generic versions of complex medicines, The Associated Press erroneously reported that there was no generic version... [Full Article...]

Australia get big Ashes boost with Mitchell Starc

Australia get big Ashes boost with Mitchell Starc Starc predicts a repeat of 2013-14 when Mitchell Johnson led Australia's fast-bowlers to inflict carnage on the England batsmen. Australia's bowling coach David Saker - now filling in as the head coach in absence of Darren Lehmann in the ongoing India tour - has confirmed that Starc and Hazlewood will play First-Class cricket in the lead-up to the Ashes . [Full Article...]

No chemotherapy required in new type of breast cancer test

No chemotherapy required in new type of breast cancer test He highlighted that due to Pink Ribbon's intensive awareness work over the years, awareness about the disease has risen significantly and a demand for breast cancer services has emerged. "#BreastCancerAwareness", Trump said in an earlier post. At participating retail stations, three cents of every gallon of E15 sold during the month of October will be donated to The Hormel Institute and National... [Full Article...]

Newell Brands Inc. (NYSE:NWL)

Btr reported 1.48% in Newell Brands Inc (NYSE: NWL ). Zions Bancorporation now owns 4,426 shares of the company's stock worth $198,000 after buying an additional 68 shares in the last quarter. Newell Brands announced that its board has initiated a stock repurchase plan on Tuesday, September 26th that allows the company to repurchase $256.00 million in outstanding shares. [Full Article...]

Raiders donating $50000 to support Las Vegas victims and survivors

Raiders donating $50000 to support Las Vegas victims and survivors Besides the at least 58 fatalities, at least 515 people were injured. The community's need for blood donations is daily, and it is the blood on the shelves that save lives when tragedies occur. "The community has really come together, so right now we're just being strong and really hoping for the best", one resident waiting in line to donate blood told CBS LA . [Full Article...]

Reno Blood Bank Gets Surge Of Donors After Las Vegas Shooting

Reno Blood Bank Gets Surge Of Donors After Las Vegas Shooting Many people are asking what they can do to help the victims including those in Stockton. But the supply won't last forever. The Red Cross said they have provided more than 250 additional blood products to hospitals that are taking care of victims from the Las Vegas shooting. [Full Article...]

Stockton blood donors increase, helping victims in Las Vegas shooting

Stockton blood donors increase, helping victims in Las Vegas shooting Michigan Blood in Saginaw mainly supplies locally and the Red Cross helps across the country. The line to donate blood is now wrapped through the parking lot & around the the block. According to a spokesperson for the Augusta Shepeard Blood Center, the center says they are not sending blood to Las Vegas at this time. The United Blood Services thanked those who had donated in a statement on... [Full Article...]

Las Vegas Mobilizes to Donate Blood, Offer Support After Mass Shooting

Las Vegas Mobilizes to Donate Blood, Offer Support After Mass Shooting Many people are feeling helpless following the horrific mass shooting which took place in Las Vegas on Sunday evening. "We can't donate all of this blood in just one day". The Southern Nevada chapter of the Red Cross accepts donations on its website , by phone at 702-369-3674 or via mail at 1771 East Flamingo Road, #206B, Las Vegas, Nevada, 89119. [Full Article...]

Aubameyang open to a move away from Dortmund

Aubameyang open to a move away from Dortmund The 28-year-old, who finished last season as the Bundesliga's top goalscorer with 31 goals, was speculated to leave Dortmund over the summer as Manchester City reportedly made an approach for his services. "I thought about China, which seems, but it still lacks professionalism, unfortunately". Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has never been "tempted" by the Premier League . [Full Article...]

Normal life thrown out of gear as heavy rain lashed Hyderabad

Normal life thrown out of gear as heavy rain lashed Hyderabad On Monday there is a heavy rain in the city which led to many public problems in many places. The dead included Shakunthala (46) and her son Chandrakanth (23), Basamma (45), and her son Ravi, (25). Techies had to wait in their offices till late at night. Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) authorities informed that a person got electrocuted to death when he touched a wire which fe... [Full Article...]

VK Sasikala's Parole Plea Rejected, Prison Official Asks to Make Fresh Application

VK Sasikala's Parole Plea Rejected, Prison Official Asks to Make Fresh Application Natarajan. "We have applied for parole for our General Secretary". She has to fulfil certain requirements for parole, for which we will resubmit the application by Wednesday, the lawyer said. The hospital has also stated that he is awaiting liver and kidney transplantation. He has suffered multiple organ failure. Sasikala, who is now serving her sentence in a Bengaluru prison after her convict... [Full Article...]

Playtex recalls children's plates, bowls due to choking hazard

Playtex recalls children's plates, bowls due to choking hazard For reference, some of the designs on the plates include cars, construction scenes, giraffes, princesses and superheroes. About 3.6 million have been sold in the United States with customers in Canada buying an additional 1.9 million. It is suggested that consumers immediately stop using the recalled plates and bowls and also take them away from young children. Playtex is written on the bottom... [Full Article...]

Analytical Preview of Zynerba Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ZYNE)

Analytical Preview of Zynerba Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ZYNE) Many investors will take notice if a company posts a much larger earnings beat or miss than expected. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. [Full Article...]

Asda 'calls in' support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Asda 'calls in' support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month Studies show that exercise helps prevent breast cancer-thus lowering the chances of the cancer recurring-and research shows that yoga helps breast cancer patients sleep better at night, which is crucial to the recovery process. In any case, analysts said they were certain the enhancements in diminishing or taking out the racial divergence were genuine in no less than three states: Connecticu... [Full Article...]


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