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Medicine Why cockroach milk is being hailed as the next big superfood
Author: 0 Why cockroach milk is being hailed as the next big superfood

It might sound absolutely disgusting but according to researchers from the Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine in India, the milk boasts loads of nutritional benefits. "Think of Entomilk as a sustainable, nature-friendly, nutritious, lactose free, delicious, guilt-free dairy alternative of the future", Gourmet Grubb said on its website.

Medicine Alabama, Mississippi activate National Guard ahead of Subtropical Storm Alberto
Author: 0 Alabama, Mississippi activate National Guard ahead of Subtropical Storm Alberto

Federal officials with the Gulf Islands National Seashore - a group of barrier islands in the Gulf of Mexico - say that ahead of Alberto's arrival, "All Florida areas remain closed, including Hwy". The storm is expected to make landfall early Monday morning on Florida's Panhandle. A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for the northern Gulf Coast from the Suwannee River to the Alabama-Florida border.

Medicine Memorial Day...Drier and Not as Chilly
Author: 0 Memorial Day...Drier and Not as Chilly

Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Parts of Minnesota saw record-high temperatures on Saturday , with even warmer conditions expected across the state on Sunday as the Memorial Day weekend heat wave continues. In the extended, tomorrow should be mainly dry with the exception of a late day storm, with Wednesday featuring the best chance of rain for the next 10 days.

Medicine Sleep in this weekend
Author: 0 Sleep in this weekend

A recent study by Brigham and Women's Hospital has confirmed that sleep deprivation negatively impacts your work performance even when you do not feel exhausted. Sleep expert Michael Grandner explains it this way: Most people who are considered "short sleepers" are probably just shy of getting seven hours.

Medicine Going on a seafood diet could help you get pregnant faster
Author: 0 Going on a seafood diet could help you get pregnant faster

Chan School of Public Health in Boston, said in a statement . Official numbers tell us that 15 to 25% of couples are not able to conceive within the first year of trying. The study noted that seafood is proven to be an important source of protein for women, particularly to those who are expecting to get pregnant. 'Most of seafood in the U.S.

Medicine Weekend lie-ins could help you avoid an early death, study says
Author: 0 Weekend lie-ins could help you avoid an early death, study says

To come up with these findings, researchers analyzed data from 30,000 subjects over a period of 13 years. Their findings stated that those under the age of 65 who had five hours sleep or less at the weekends had a 52 per cent higher mortality rate than those who had six or seven hours sleep.

Medicine Two suspected Nipah cases in Hyderabad, people asked to avoid Kerala
Author: 0 Two suspected Nipah cases in Hyderabad, people asked to avoid Kerala

With funding from CEPI , Profectus BioSciences and Emergent BioSolutions will be working on a vaccine for humans based on virus technology developed over 15 years ago by researchers Christopher Broder and Katharine Bossart at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, writes Quartz .

Medicine Record US fentanyl bust ‘enough to kill 26 million people’
Author: 0 Record US fentanyl bust ‘enough to kill 26 million people’

Drug Enforcement Administration states that as little as 2 milligrams can be fatal. "A search of the truck and trailer revealed 118 pounds of drugs hidden in a concealed compartment inside the trailer". The drugs initially tested positive for cocaine. The truck driver, 46-year-old Felipe Genao-Minaya, and his passenger, 52-year-old Nelson Nunez were arrested at the scene for possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver.

Medicine U.S. opioid crisis: Mussels off Seattle found with oxycodone in their system
Author: 0 U.S. opioid crisis: Mussels off Seattle found with oxycodone in their system

Besides oxycodone, mussels tested this year showed levels of antidepressants, heart drugs, antibiotics and the common chemotherapy drug melphalan, which is a potential carcinogen. However, in this study, the amounts of opioids detected were thousands of times smaller than a human dose. Researchers are finding similar drugs in juvenile chinook salmon.

Medicine Ebola outbreak 2018: Two infected patients flee treatment center in Congo
Author: 0 Ebola outbreak 2018: Two infected patients flee treatment center in Congo

More than two dozen people have died in the past two weeks in DRC. How did the patients leave? "However, forced hospitalization is not the solution to this epidemic. With more than twice as many Ebola outbreaks as any other country since the virus was discovered in 1976, Congolese are familiar with its destructive power, yet fear and suspicion of medical authorities are still hindering efforts at containment.

Medicine As Nipah virus spread is suspected, government to compensate victims
Author: 0 As Nipah virus spread is suspected, government to compensate victims

Symptoms of this virus have been detected in a 20-year-old woman and in a 75-year-old man in the city of Mangalore after they traveled to adjacent state, Kerala and had a contact with infected patients. Meanwhile, the district health department has already prepared a treatment protocol for the disease which will be finalised after discussing with experts teams from NCDC and AIMMS.

Medicine Nipah virus: Oman embassy issues warning for citizens travelling to India
Author: 0 Nipah virus: Oman embassy issues warning for citizens travelling to India

A state government statement said "travelling to any part of Kerala is safe". Nipah virus , or NiV, has infected 13 other people, two of whom were in critical condition in hospital on Wednesday. The virus that is usually carried by flying foxes - a kind of bat - or pigs and can be spread between humans through close contact with people's secretions and excretions.

Medicine Some Teething Medicines Unsafe for Children
Author: 0 Some Teething Medicines Unsafe for Children

Benzocaine products are not effective for teething since they wash out of the mouth within minutes. "We will also continue working with Congress to modernize our over-the-counter drug monograph regulatory framework as part of our mission to protect and promote public health".

Medicine Donald Trump can not block critics on Twitter, violates Constitution: US court
Author: 0 Donald Trump can not block critics on Twitter, violates Constitution: US court

She says that because Twitter essentially acts as a "public forum" (the 21st-century equivalent of a town hall meeting), by blocking Twitter users, Trump is shutting down their free speech. Buchwald said Trump could opt to mute his critics instead. Kerri Kupec, a spokeswoman for the Department of Justice, said in an email: "We respectfully disagree with the court's decision and are considering our next steps".

Medicine Kilauea lava flows threaten geothermal power plant
Author: 0 Kilauea lava flows threaten geothermal power plant

Darryl Clinton told the Honolulu television station KHON that he was on the roof of a home helping to put out fires from flying rocks when an explosion several hundred yards away launched a " lava bomb " that hit him above the ankle. Clinton said doctors saved his leg, but he must avoid putting weight on it for six weeks. Kilauea's latest eruptive episode has upended life on parts of the Big Island since April 30, when the floor of the Puu Oo Crater, on the volcano's East Rift Zone, ...

Medicine European allies alarmed by Pompeo speech laying out U.S. demands on Iran
Author: 0 European allies alarmed by Pompeo speech laying out U.S. demands on Iran

President Trump announced in early May the USA would withdraw from the accord. Pompeo refused to commit to a timetable for the new American diplomacy, and British foreign secretary Boris Johnson suggested it wouldn't happen anytime soon. In exchange, the USA would be willing to lift all sanctions and normalise diplomatic and commercial relations. Beijing also believes the developments over JCPOA and new sanctions will lend a natural advantage to Chinese companies competing for business in Iran.

Medicine FDA approves Amgen migraine drug, price set at $6900 per year
Author: 0 FDA approves Amgen migraine drug, price set at $6900 per year

The stock prices of Amgen ( amgn ) and Novartis ( nvs ) have popped after the pharmaceutical companies won USA approval for a new shot that treats migraines . However, there were side-effects too - namely injection-site reactions and constipation. Amgen and Novartis are committed to supporting the migraine community and to helping appropriate patients with affordable access to Aimovig.

Medicine Ebola outbreak threatens city of a million people in DR Congo
Author: 0 Ebola outbreak threatens city of a million people in DR Congo

The case in Mbandaka is only the third confirmed case of the current outbreak; 20 others are probable, and 21 are suspected, bringing the total of potential cases to 44. Results on the cases are expected within 24 hours, Ilunga said. "Another major issue here is that this centre of Mbandaka is on the banks of Congo River, and that river connects to the internal hinterland of DRC but also to surrounding countries such as Congo-Brazzaville and Central African Republic, so this outbreak now ...

Medicine FDA Commissioner Says FDA Will Listen to Chronic Pain Patients About Opioids
Author: 0 FDA Commissioner Says FDA Will Listen to Chronic Pain Patients About Opioids

But in some cases, especially among people with opioid addiction (what the agency calls Opioid Use Disorder, or OUD), another opioid medication is substituted and its dose gradually reduced. The data showed patients treated with Lucemyra reported lower SOWS-Gossop scores vs placebo. These side effects incorporate feeling wiped out, stomach issues, muscle fits/jerking, feeling of coldness, heart beating, strong pressure, a throbbing painfulness, yawning, runny eyes and a sleeping ...

Medicine Aerobic + Strength Exercise Doesn't Slow Cognitive Decline
Author: 0 Aerobic + Strength Exercise Doesn't Slow Cognitive Decline

The sessions included 20 minutes on a fixed cycle and lifting weights while getting out of a chair. The authors wrote: "People with mild to moderate dementia can engage and comply with moderate to high intensity aerobic and strengthening exercise and improve physical fitness".

Medicine Psychic claims he predicted Meghan Markle would marry Prince Harry
Author: 0 Psychic claims he predicted Meghan Markle would marry Prince Harry

May 13 - Reports say Thomas Markle staged paparazzi photos . Meghan's full name is Rachel Meghan Markle , but as she was referred to as Meghan in Buckingham Palace's announcement, it is likely she will use this name officially. We can just have so much fun together, and yet, I'll still find so much solace in her support. Before Markle Sr admitted to staging the paparazzi shots, Buckingham Palace released a statement telling the media to back off.

Medicine Super Eagles Unmoved At 47th In Latest FIFA Rankings
Author: 0 Super Eagles Unmoved At 47th In Latest FIFA Rankings

There are no movers inside the world's top 47 places, and therefore Africa's top six remain as they were in April. The latest ranking, which was released on Thursday on FIFA's official website, recorded few changes as the first 47 countries retained their previous positions.

Medicine Ebola outbreak spreads to DR Congo city
Author: 0 Ebola outbreak spreads to DR Congo city

Health officials have confirmed a case in the northwest city of Mbandaka, a busy river port located at the intersection of the Congo and Ruki rivers and with trade routes to the capital Kinshasa . This is the ninth Ebola outbreak in Congo since 1976. "WHO and our partners are taking decisive action to stop further spread of the virus". The vaccine, developed by Merck and Co Inc, is still not licensed but proved effective during limited trials in West Africa in the biggest-ever outbreak of ...

Medicine Romaine lettuce finally in the clear — CDC
Author: 0 Romaine lettuce finally in the clear — CDC

It is unlikely that any romaine lettuce from the Yuma area still is available in people's homes, stores or restaurants due to its 21-day shelf life. Health officials say almost two dozen more cases of a food poisoning outbreak linked to romaine lettuce grown in Arizona have been reported.

Medicine Meghan Markle's father might not attend the royal wedding
Author: 0 Meghan Markle's father might not attend the royal wedding

The site also said he suffered a heart attack less than a week ago, and was returning to the hospital Monday with more chest pains. Meghan Markle (C) and her mother Doria Ragland (L) watch the closing ceremonies for the Invictus Games in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, on September 30, 2017.

Medicine Petrol, diesel prices shoot up in Hyderabad
Author: 0 Petrol, diesel prices shoot up in Hyderabad

Petrol now costs Rs 75.10 in Delhi a litre, Rs 77.79 in Kolkata , Rs 82.94 in Mumbai , Rs 77.93 in Chennai , Rs 76.31 in Bengaluru, and Rs 79.55 in Hyderabad . The petrol and diesel prices in city had remained stable for 20 days till May 14. The benchmark worldwide diesel rates during this period have climbed from $84.68 per barrel to $88.63.

Medicine Bad sleep could hurt your mental health
Author: 0 Bad sleep could hurt your mental health

The findings come from the largest study of its kind, involving more than 91,000 people across the UK. For the latest study, researchers analysed activity data on 91,105 people to measure their daily rest-activity rhythms (also known as relative amplitude).

Medicine Mental health and diabetes care services 'must be improved'
Author: 0 Mental health and diabetes care services 'must be improved'

The report also found that 300,000 people with a long-term mental health problem lose their jobs each year and around 15% of people at work have symptoms of an existing mental health condition. Many of us don't know how to respond to people when they bring up their mental illness. Pirate FM is asking for an extra minute of your time for mental health.

Medicine North Carolina AG Joins Other States In Suing Opioid Manufacturer
Author: 0 North Carolina AG Joins Other States In Suing Opioid Manufacturer

Company spokesman Bob Josephson said the civil lawsuits followed months of negotiations with state officials to address the opioid crisis. Starting previous year, Attorney General Paxton and a bipartisan group of 40 other state attorneys general have been conducting an investigation into whether companies that manufacture and distribute prescription opioids engaged in unlawful practices.

Medicine WHO Calls for Worldwide Elimination of Trans Fats by 2023
Author: 0 WHO Calls for Worldwide Elimination of Trans Fats by 2023

The WHO on Tuesday released REPLACE, a step-by-step guide for the elimination of industrially produced trans-fatty acids from the global food supply. The country has witnessed improvement in the citizens' health and a reduction in deaths by way of cardiovascular disease.

Medicine Super Eagles: A good list with promising players, says Okala
Author: 0 Super Eagles: A good list with promising players, says Okala

Super Eagles Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr , yesterday named a 30-man provisional squad for next month's FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation, with Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) leading goals scorer Junior Lokosa and Plateau United first choice goaltender Dele Ajiboye making the list.