Malaria vaccine to be 'real life' tested in Africa

Apr 25, 2017

Global efforts in the past 15 years have led to a 62 per cent reduction in malaria deaths between 2000 and 2015, yet approximately 429,000 people died of the disease in 2015, a majority of them being young children. Kenya , Ghana and Malawi were chosen for the vaccine pilot because all have strong prevention and vaccination programmes but continue to have high numbers of malaria cases, the World Health Organization said.


APSU hosting early Relay for Life event on April 29th

Apr 23, 2017

I would love to see people from all of Dawson County get involved in this year's Relay for Life event set for June 2, 2017 at the Veteran's Memorial Park in Cozad. He will be sharing his experience as a cancer survivor. "But we just weren't getting as many folks there", she said. "We're here to raise money to fight cancer and some people forgot what it was about", Dreszer said.


Kevin Durant still questionable for playoff Game 3 Saturday

Apr 23, 2017

With Kevin Durant sitting out with a strained calf, Draymond Green doing everything but score, and Steph Curry and Klay Thompson running dry-they shot a combined 12-of-35-the Warriors turned to their bigs-Zaza Pachulia adding 10 points of his own-and their bench.


Dortmund bus attack suspect bet against the team

Apr 22, 2017

These would have entitled him to sell the 15,000 shares at a pre-determined price, which could have resulted in a substantial profit if their value had fallen in the meantime, prosecutors said. The statement from the Federal Prosecutor's office added that the suspect had booked a room in Dortmund's team hotel from April 9 through to April 13 and April 16 through to April 20, the time-frame during which a second leg would have been played at Dortmund had their Champions League quarterfinal ...


FDA further restricts pain medication use in kids

Apr 22, 2017

Tramadol is a prescription drug that is only approved for adults to treat pain, the agency noted. The problem is that nursing mothers who use codeine or tramadol can pass risky levels of opioids to their infants through breastmilk. Douglas Throckmorton, the deputy center director for regulatory programs at the FDA's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, explained. In a report published previous year in the journal Pediatrics , members of the academy's committee on drugs wrote that ...


Diet Soda May Increase Risks For Dementia And Stroke

Apr 22, 2017

Matthew Pase is lead author on two studies that link higher consumption of both sugary and artificially sweetened drinks to adverse brain effects. For Pase's research, he looked more than 4,000 people coming out of the Framingham Heart Study - an ongoing study that began in 1948 and closely followed the health trajectories of thousands of USA residents.


Emerging markets continue to drive growth for Nestlé and Unilever

Apr 22, 2017

That compares to analysts' estimates of 2 percent, according to a consensus compiled by the company, and growth of 2.2 percent in the fourth quarter and 3.2 percent in the third quarter of the last financial year. Unilever also predicted improving profit margins for the rest of the year. Unilever was more aggressive than Nestle in raising food prices in the quarter, with a 3.4 percent increase, led by more expensive versions of Magnum and Ben & Jerry's ice cream.


Tractor trailer drags vehicle for miles along California highway

Apr 22, 2017

Other drivers honked to get the truck drivers attention, and one finally got in front to stop the truck. A man traveling along a California freeway captured the shocking moment a vehicle that was wedged onto the back of a big rig was dragged miles down the road.


Air quality in the Lehigh Valley progressively improving, American Lung Association says

Apr 21, 2017

Eight California cities are in the bottom 10 for worst year-round pollution. It finds San Diego's particle pollution has dropped to record lows. The report ranked Houston as the 12th worst for ozone pollution out of 228 metropolitan areas, the 16th worst city for year-round particle pollution out of 186 metropolitan areas and the 49th worst for 24-hour particle pollution .


Secret Service limits sidewalk access south of White House

Apr 21, 2017

Secret Service Communications Director Cathy Milhoan told WTOP that the move wasn't in response to any specific incident, but "we continually evaluate our security protocols while still balancing the security of our protected persons and facilities with the public's ability to access them".


Canada police charge woman with smuggling refugees from US

Apr 20, 2017

Royal Canadian Mounted Police they intercepted a 43-year-old woman driving nine people across the US border into the prairie province of Saskatchewan on Friday night. President Donald Trump's election and his crackdown on refugees and illegal immigrants.Under the Canada-U.S. Entering the country at remote, unguarded locations allows migrants - many of whom are anxiously fleeing Donald Trump's crackdown on immigrants - to skirt a longstanding pact that bars most refugee claimants in the U.S.


Pence says US stands by ally Japan on North Korea problem

Apr 20, 2017

But it is the spectre of a real war, not the trade variety that haunts the vice-president's 10-day tour of Asia, which includes pit stops in Indonesia and Australia. The failed North Korean missile test over the weekend was an attempt by the reclusive country to "provoke something", US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told reporters on his way to the Middle East.


Doctor Charged with Performing Female Genital Mutilation Denied Bond

Apr 19, 2017

There are no known health benefits from female circumcision, but a wide range of complications can result: recurrent infections, difficulty urinating and passing menstrual flow, chronic pain, the development of cysts, an inability to get pregnant, complications during childbirth and even fatal bleeding.


Qatar marks World Health Day with focus on depression

Apr 19, 2017

According to the global health organization, all individuals are at risk of depression because it affects people of all ages, from all walks of life. To commemorate World Health Day , HMC, PHCC and the other partners organised a series of events and interactive discussions aimed at creating awareness among physicians and the public about depression .


Americans Galen Rupp, Meb Keflezighi hail 'special' Boston spirit

Apr 18, 2017

Elite men can be expected to finish in the two hours, 15 minute range, while elite women aren't far behind with times in the two hours, 30 minute range. "Women who are empowered can change the whole society around them for the better and running - I know it sounds insane - but one foot in front of the other, it's a transformational experience".


Zidane: I know who will replace Bale in the Bernabeu

Apr 18, 2017

Bayern Munich conceded 12 shots on target in the first leg against Real, more than in any other Champions League game since Opta analysis began on the competition in 2003/04. Robert Lewandowski, who hasn't played since injuring his right shoulder against Borussia Dortmund on April 8, is expected to start for Bayern. "He's worked hard to get back with the team and after his injury, three months off, he returned really keen", said Zidane.


Gorillaz Announce First North American Tour Since 2010

Apr 18, 2017

The animated band - which, in the past has performed behind a curtain while video of the cartoon members splash across video screens - will launch the 17-date tour on July 8 in Chicago and the final shows will be at this year's Life is Beautiful Festival in Las Vegas October 13 to 15.


Painkiller prescribed for Prince in another name

Apr 18, 2017

Johnson has been working with Prince since the early 1980s. "There was a sizable amount of narcotic medications located inside Paisley Park ", one document said . It is the last time he is seen in public. Some were in a suitcase labeled with a Prince alias, Peter Bravestrong , along with a page of handwritten lyrics to the 1987 hit " U Got the Look ".


Drug Take-back Day is April 29

Apr 18, 2017

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is April 29 from 10:00 a.m.to 2:00 p.m. Area residents are encouraged to drop off expired, unused or unwanted prescription drugs - in pills or patch forms - during the event. In addition, the usual methods for disposing of unused medicines-flushing them down the toilet or throwing them in the trash-pose safety and health hazards.


Utility: Testing shows no chemical in its water

Apr 17, 2017

Environmental Protection Agency said. So far, the United States Environmental Protection Agency reports no evidence any of the chemical, a toxic byproduct of industrial processes, has been found in the lake. U.S. Steel has reported to EPA that its release has been stopped at the source. Earlier in the week, the Portage US steel plant leaked Hexavalent chromium into Burns waterway.


Manchester United vs. Chelsea, Premier League: Half-time report

Apr 17, 2017

But ahead of the Chelsea match, Mourinho said: "They are much better prepared than us". Should United win the competition, they will secure a place in the Champions League next season. The manager will probably go out in the summer and spend a fortune on the three or four players he thinks he needs and they will compete next year for honours.


Stoke City 3 Hull City 1

Apr 17, 2017

Hull's goal came from defender Harry Maguire, who celebrated as if it was a cup final victor. Swiss worldwide Xherdan Shaqiri was making just his 16th league start of the season on Saturday, as his Stoke side welcomed struggling Hull to the bet365 Stadium.


Lady Gaga will make history at Coachella this weekend

Apr 17, 2017

Lady Gaga played her first Coachella after original headliner Beyonce canceled on doctors' orders as she expects twins. Lady Gaga's new single "The Cure" is out now and you can hear the official studio version right here! In fact, Gaga shouted out iTunes specifically when she announced that the dancehall-R&B blend-pop blend single was available for mass consumption at the end of the show - even though it's also ready for streaming through services like Apple Music, Spotify , and ...


Vettel holds off late Hamilton charge to win Bahrain GP

Apr 17, 2017

Lewis Hamilton thanked Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas after the Briton was allowed to take second place from the Finn late in the Bahrain Grand Prix on Sunday. In a race which saw pole-sitter Valtteri Bottas , Vettel and Hamilton all lead at different stages of the race, Ferrari's decision to pit early ultimately won it, as did a Safety Car period which forced Mercedes to double stack its drivers at the pit stop.


Swans in trouble after Mawson mistake gives Watford 1-0 win

Apr 16, 2017

Watford, meanwhile, now find themselves 12 points clear of the bottom three, but boss Walter Mazzarri refused to admit that his side's Premier League status has been secured for another year. There was very little the Swansea goalkeeper could do about Watford's opener just before the break, however. He caught Mawson napping in possession, robbing the Swansea defender before turning home at the second attempt.


Americans will spend $18.4 billion on Easter

Apr 16, 2017

The organization expects spending on clothing to surge to $3.3 billion, 45% higher than past year. They predict Americans will spend 2 point 6 billion dollars on Easter candy in 2017. "Just as companies were trying to profit from Christmas while ignoring the reason for the celebration, now companies are targeting the Christian aspects of Easter and removing them", Mat Staver, Founder, and Chairman of Liberty Counsel said.


Michigan's second measles patient shared flight with first patient

Apr 16, 2017

The person was identified as an adult who shared a flight with the first measles patient when that person was still contagious. The two are not related to each other. In 2016, MI had a single case of measles, which health officials describe as a highly contagious viral infection that can lead to pneumonia, brain inflammation, hospitalization or death.


Justice Department Withdraws Litigation over North Carolina's HB2, Citing Fake Repeal

Apr 16, 2017

In the wake of HB 2's passage in May 2016, the Obama-era Justice Department, with then-Attorney General Loretta Lynch at the helm, filed a lawsuit against North Carolina and then Gov. According to one recent estimate, the bill could cost North Carolina at least $3.7 billion over a 12-year period. But several North Carolina legislators were unhappy with the initial decision the ACC Council of Presidents made to boycott the state.


West Virginia law authorizes opioid antidotes at schools

Apr 15, 2017

Justice proposed smaller cuts, plus increases in sales and gasoline taxes, which he said were included in the tentative Saturday night deal. Then, he uncovered the third to show a pile of what he called "bull-you-know-what" on top of a stack of budget papers.


Hyland's teething tablets recalled over levels of toxic herb

Apr 15, 2017

Given the potential for risk posed by teething tablets still in homes and stores, the FDA recently wrote to Hyland's parent company, Standard Homeopathic, urging it to finally issue a recall. Hyland's Teething Tablets are used to give temporary relief of teething symptoms in children. In part because of how lightly regulated the supplement and alternative medicine industry is, however, it took years before the FDA took strong action against the Standard Homeopathic company.


Funeral taking place in Montreal for HIV/AIDS researcher Dr. Mark Wainberg

Apr 15, 2017

According to the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation , Wainberg's son swam out to where he had last seen his father in an attempt to rescue him. With the help of other beachgoers, they managed to pull Dr Wainberg's body from the water. Waineberg was a Medicine and Microbiology professor at Montreal's McGill University, where he received his bachelor's degree, as well as director of the McGill University AIDS Centre.


Breakfast follows Easter service

Apr 14, 2017

Jackson in Magnolia, will have Maundy Thursday Communion Worship at 6:15 p.m. Easter Sunday , April 16 , 6 a.m., sunrise service on the top of Gove Hill, followed by free breakfast at Burnham Hall; 9:45 a.m., Easter worship service. Easter worship service is at 10:30 a.m. Sunrise Easter service. 6:30 a.m. Sunday, April 16 . Thursday, April 13 , 12:15 p.m., Noonday Concert: George Matthew Jr, organ; 7 p.m.


Retail inflation hits 5-month high of 3.81% in March

Apr 13, 2017

The ONS said, "The main contribution to the increase in United Kingdom house prices came from England, where house prices increased by 6.3 per cent over the year to February 2017, with the average price in England now £234,000". In the month of February, CPI stood at 3.65% raising for the first time in seven months from 3.17% in January. Experts said the unchanged reading for March was likely to prove temporary with fresh price hikes including higher utility bills set to push CPI upwards ...


Prostate cancer tests are now OK with US panel, with caveats

Apr 13, 2017

The new guidelines are relatively simple: Men between the ages of 55 to 69 should start a conversation with their doctors about whether to have a PSA test and focus on their own values and priorities. WILLIAM BRANGHAM: So, if I understand correctly, the new evidence that has helped you change your minds was that this testing saves more lives than it hurts in these ancillary side effects? The U.S.


Red Sox place Jackie Bradley Jr. on 10-day DL

Apr 12, 2017

Bradley fell after rounding first base when he hit a flyout in Saturday's loss to the Tigers. Bradley (knee) will be placed on the 10-day disabled list, Ian Browne of MLB.com reports. Bradley had struck a similarly upbeat tone Saturday after twisting his knee awkwardly and falling to the dirt. At first glance, anyone would think that this is a serious injury that could hurt the Sox going forward.



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