Health Care

by | April 26, 2017 | 08:59

The vaccine has the aim of training the human body's immune system to attack the malaria parasite. "The prospect of a malaria vaccine is great news", explains Dr Matshidiso Moeti, WHO regional director for Africa, in a statement. Despite huge progress, there are still 212 million new cases of malaria each year and 429,000 deaths. This is yet another solid front against a disease that has for years remained a major killer of children, women and men, taking a toll on productivity in the ...

by | April 25, 2017 | 13:40

Individuals would be allowed to carry up to 30 grams of recreational pot, similar to the one-ounce standard set in several US states with legal marijuana laws in effect, while households would be allowed to grow up to four plants. It said three provinces - Ontario included - should be allowed to set the legal marijuana consumption age higher to match their minimum drinking age of 19.

by | April 25, 2017 | 13:22

Sessions' comments were referring to the Hawaii judge who issued a nationwide restraining order on President Trump's revised executive order that calls for suspending the entire refugee program for 120 days and halting immigration from six countries in the Middle East and Africa for 90 days.

by | April 24, 2017 | 05:40

This calf is her fourth; it's her mate Oliver's first. Meanwhile, April's baby had still not been named. "We will all be there to say goodbye", park officials said in the post. In all, Animal Adventure Park scored when it came to YouTube views. The contest was being held for 10 days, and then a second round of voting, which will be narrowed down to the top 10 names, will be held for five days.

by | April 22, 2017 | 02:09

The agency says government , manufacturing and professional and business services enjoyed strong job growth last month. In March, the national jobless rate was 4.5 percent, down from 4.7 percent in February. Construction , however, saw another 1,800 jobs between March 2016 and March 2017 including 500 jobs between February and March of 2017. "This pace of job growth over a decade is pretty much impossible to envision", said Gould.

by | April 22, 2017 | 00:03

The early returns so far this spring buying season look very promising as a rising number of households dipped their toes into the market and were successfully able to close on a home last month. The metropolitan areas with the fewest days on market in March, according to data from realtor.com ®, were San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, Calif. (24 days); San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, Calif.

by | April 19, 2017 | 11:03

Houston Astros' George Springer watches his solo home run off Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Ricky Nolasco in the third inning of a baseball game, Tuesday , April 18, 2017, in Houston. "I tip my hat to him". Cam Bedrosian got the last six outs for his third save. The Angels beat the Houston Astros, 5-2, on Tuesday night, combining both sides of the game in the nice tidy way Mike Scioscia hopes for when refers to getting a "game on our terms".

by | April 18, 2017 | 03:18

After a meltdown by Hannah , Marnie made a decision to call Loreen . After an agonizing struggle to breastfeed, Hannah was consoled by her best friend Marnie and mom Loreen when her baby Grover wouldn't "latch on", showing her nurturing side.

by | April 15, 2017 | 12:23

In a vote Friday, the NCAA's Division I Council gave the go-ahead for an early signing date in college football. The new rules would allow high school seniors to sign during a 72-hour window beginning on the third Wednesday of December, which is now used for mid-year JUCO transfers.

by | April 13, 2017 | 02:26

The actual number of cases in Hawaii will be unclear until the Department of Health completes its investigation, according to state epidemiologist Dr. They have also been taking steps to curb the increasing numbers of these slugs. PC: Hawaiʻi Department of Health and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention via Office of Sen.

by | April 10, 2017 | 02:37

It would increase the state gasoline tax by 4.5 cents a gallon and start his proposed road reconstruction program aimed at creating thousands of jobs. Saturday. SB 437 discontinues the Greyhound Breeding Development Fund, financed from the bets made at the tracks, under the state Racing Commission and transfers $15 million money to the Excess Lottery Revenue Fund to be appropriated by the Legislature, but allows funds for greyhound adoption spaying and neutering programs.

by | April 10, 2017 | 02:33

The Chester Zoo posted video of the birth to its Facebook page on Tuesday. Animal Adventure Park has pledged to donate some of the money it raises from the April the Giraffe sponsorship , along with related merchandise it sells, to further giraffe conservation efforts around the world.

by | April 08, 2017 | 00:31

The World Health Day this year focuses on " depression ". The report urges a reduction in stigma and discrimination against those with mental health issues, and the WHO hopes its " Depression: let's talk" campaign will spur conversation about how to reduce stigma.

by | April 08, 2017 | 00:29

Jeffrey Shuren , director of the FDA's Center for Devices and Radiological Health, said Thursday in an agency news release. The test is able to provide risk information for the following health conditions: Parkinson's disease , late-onset Alzheimer's disease, celiac disease , alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency, early-onset primary dystonia, Factor XI deficiency , Gaucher disease type 1 , glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency, hereditary hemochromatosis , and hereditary thrombophilia ...

by | April 06, 2017 | 03:01

Shavkat Mirziyoev, the newly-elected president of Uzbekistan who came to Russian Federation on a state visit, told Putin terrorist threats must be met with a swift response. The committee said now there is no evidence that the six detainees have links with the perpetrator of the deadly blast, but it will check all their contacts and connections.

by | April 05, 2017 | 02:38

Although microcephaly has been the most high-profile birth defect associated with Zika infections, congenital Zika syndrome is associated with a broad range of symptoms. In addition, the CDC reported in March that the threat of Zika was even greater for South Florida than previously understood - with a heightened risk since June 2016 for residents in Broward and Palm Beach counties because of local travel patterns and challenges in identifying all areas where the virus was spreading.

by | April 05, 2017 | 02:32

The restructuring plan is part of the company's Way Forward Plan that's been around since last June. The company said it expects these moves to be wrapped up by the end of March 2018 and to result in annual cost savings of about $140 million.

by | April 04, 2017 | 05:14

China has an acute shortage of speech therapists which are important to develop the language skills of children with autism, Gao Liqun, a speech therapy expert with Beijing Language and Culture University, said . "Since then, I've been doing as much as I can in the autism community". There is no known cause where autism is concerned, but research shows that there are genetic changes involved.

by | March 30, 2017 | 02:09

However, at an introductory press conference, the German World Cup victor was asked a rather odd question and one which will reinforce the often unfair view that the United States is still yet to get fully up to speed with the world of "soccer".

by | March 30, 2017 | 01:53

Miami-Dade ranked 23rd and Broward 19th on the list of healthiest to least healthy counties in the state, according to the Princeton, N.J. -based Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population health Institute . Factors that led to its improvement included a significant decline in premature deaths, a decline in alcohol-impaired driving deaths, a 10 percent increase in high school graduates and an improvement in air quality.

by | March 28, 2017 | 01:01

The tourists, a man and a woman from Boston and both 32, were reported missing by their hotel in Field, B.C. earlier this week. Their vehicle was found at a trail head on Highway 93 in Banff National Park and their tracks were spotted near the avalanche debris.

by | March 28, 2017 | 00:58

Once these Bills are cleared by Parliament, the states will then take the state GST (S-GST) Bill to their respective assemblies. The four GST legislations are the last remaining pieces for the ambitious indirect tax reform, which the government wants to implement from 1 July 2017.

by | March 26, 2017 | 00:52

The Australia skipper's Test average now stands at a sparkling 61.57, bettered only by former colleague Adam Voges (61.87) and the iconic Don Bradman (99.94) among those to have batted in a minimum of 20 innings. While he was a fan of Akram in his younger days, Kuldeep started to appreciate the art of spin bowling once he started bowling chinaman himself. Praising captain Steve Smith, who got his third century of the series, Wade termed him to be the best player in the world.

by | March 24, 2017 | 03:16

This case involved lines, chevrons, and colorful shapes on cheerleader uniforms. Justice Ginsburg concurred with the majority, but would have found the designs to be copyrightable pictorial or graphics works that happened to be reproduced on useful articles - negating the need to parse the language of 17 U.S.C.

by | March 18, 2017 | 01:42

The ageing Hayatou has been at the helm of CAF for three solid decades and many felt the Cameroonian had long overstayed his welcome. Addis Ababa - Danny Jordaan won his quest for a place on the Confederation of African Football's (Caf) executive committee after a convincing win, as he emerged as one of the kingmakers on a day of upset results at the elections here.

by | March 18, 2017 | 01:37

Both area rates rose as the number of jobs declined, while the number of new layoffs increased. These are normal seasonal fluctuations for January, state labor department officials said. The number of unemployed residents in the region rose from December to January by 1,033 to 14,139, labor officials said. The number of employed residents dropped from 10,012 to 9,974 while the number of unemployed residents grew from 564 to 632.

by | March 17, 2017 | 01:39

Alabama and other neighboring states are on high alert after two confirmed cases on avian flu in Tennessee. The order effective March 15 comes "due to recent confirmation of avian influenza in the state of Tennessee and with three investigations of avian influenza in North Alabama", Frazier said .

by | March 16, 2017 | 00:58

Past secretaries of state, both Republican and Democrat, have traditionally traveled with a small group of reporters. The situation follows weeks of friction between Mr. The group has been in talks with Tillerson's deputies "about a variety of issues related to media access", the statement said, "and we welcome the State Department's pledge to address our concerns in the very near future".

by | March 16, 2017 | 00:45

He finished: "It makes Ruth Davidson look like the only serious heavyweight politician in Scotland who cares about the wellbeing of the Scottish people". the people of Scotland", Sturgeon said in a speech at Bute House , her official residence in Edinburgh. Scotland had worked "really hard" to find an agreement on Britain leaving the European Union but had been confounded by Prime Minister Theresa May's government, Sturgeon said.

by | March 11, 2017 | 00:52

The nude-photo scandal rocking the U.S. Marine Corps is far bigger than first believed, according to a new report out Thursday. Mattis added that the Pentagon was "taking all appropriate action" to investigate any wrongful behavior of active-duty service members.