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Medical Surgeon general wants opioid antidote accessible
Author: 0 Surgeon general wants opioid antidote accessible

Some researchers have said that making naloxone more widely available, while saving lives, could also unintentionally lead to an increase in opioid use as abusers who survived an overdose take more risks. He describes Naloxone as a "near flawless drug" because even if the person isn't suffering from a drug overdose, it won't harm them. Proponents, however, argue that greater access to naloxone doesn't draw people to illegal drug use or foster an addiction.

Medical WHO celebrates 70th World Health Day in Sri Lanka today
Author: 0 WHO celebrates 70th World Health Day in Sri Lanka today

Over 800 million people (almost 12 percent of the world's population) spend at least 10 percent of their household budgets on health expenses for themselves, a sick child or other family member. On the World Health Day, we must reflect on and resolve to work towards achieving UHC , to change the lives of millions of people across the Region and beyond.

Medical Russian Federation join Monaco in grid girl crusade
Author: 0 Russian Federation join Monaco in grid girl crusade

Until last season, women dressed in uniform walked out onto the grid shortly before the race and stood in front of each driver's auto, holding up the driver's number. Boeri. "They're attractive, and the cameras will be on them once again". "Our American friends assume it hurts female feelings, but our hostesses go to modelling and PR schools and they're paid well".

Medical Nokia 7 Plus is HMD Global's trump card
Author: 0 Nokia 7 Plus is HMD Global's trump card

It can be availed in colors like Black/Copper, White/Iron and Blue/Gold. Nokia 7 Plus will be available at a recommended best price of Rs. 25,999. The front camera is a 21-megapixel shooter with Zeiss optics and high-quality low-light photography. The specs sheet confirm in-glass fingerprint sensor for Nokia 9 , Snapdragon 845 as well as triple rear cameras with a 41MP primary sensor .

Medical Colorado hospital warns patients of potential exposure to HIV, hepatitis
Author: 0 Colorado hospital warns patients of potential exposure to HIV, hepatitis

Patients who may have been at risk were mailed letters by the hospital on Wednesday and can contact the hospital for more information. Porter Adventist Hospital is notifying people who had spine or orthopedic surgery there between July 21, 2016, and February 20 of this year, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment says in a statement .

Medical Russell Investments Group Ltd. Sells 716593 Shares of Walmart Inc (NYSE:WMT)
Author: 0 Russell Investments Group Ltd. Sells 716593 Shares of Walmart Inc (NYSE:WMT)

About 4.14M shares traded. Snapshot: On Tuesday , Shares of Walmart Inc ., ( NYSE: WMT ), performed 1.46 percent and closed at $86.8 in the last trading session. Morgan Stanley maintained Walmart Inc . Whereas, in last 21 trading days (one month) was moved up -3.07% and decreased in last 63 trading days (quarter) of -11.53%.

Medical Injured Rabada ruled out of IPL 2018
Author: 0 Injured Rabada ruled out of IPL 2018

South Africa has been scheduled to tour the subcontinent nation Sri Lanka in July where they will be playing two Tests, five ODIs and one T20I. The South African fast bowler was retained by Delhi Daredevils via RTM ₹ INR 4.2 crores. The enforced break probably comes at the right time for Rabada, who is the current World No 1 on the ICC bowling rankings. Rabada's worldwide season only finished on Tuesday morning, when he bowled just three overs on the final day of the Australia Tests and ...

Medical Surgeon General Issues Public Advisory to Help Battle Opioid Overdoses
Author: 0 Surgeon General Issues Public Advisory to Help Battle Opioid Overdoses

Naloxone can restore a person's breathing after it is injected or sprayed in the nostrils, quickly bringing overdose victims back from near-death. America's top doctor attributed this "steep increase" to several contributing factors, including "the rapid proliferation of illicitly made fentanyl and other highly potent synthetic opioids" and "an increasing number of individuals receiving higher doses of prescription opioids for long-term management of chronic pain".

Medical No signs of foul play in death of CDC scientist
Author: 0 No signs of foul play in death of CDC scientist

Cunningham, who police described as "an avid collector" of rare stones, had three crystals in his pocket and was found wearing his favorite jogging shoes, O'Connor said. Bojangles all at his home in Northwest Atlanta . Cunningham's parents, who live in Waldorf, Md., said their son kept in constant contact with his family, and talked with his sister almost every day.

Medical Air New Zealand, Virgin to end alliance
Author: 0 Air New Zealand, Virgin to end alliance

Air New Zealand's announcement that it will not apply for an extension signals its intention to ramp up competition on trans-Tasman routes. For example, a Velocity Gold member can now fly with Air New Zealand from Sydney to Auckland , jet onward to Wellington for a batch of extra meetings in the nation's capital, continue their mission in Christchurch and then zip down to Queenstown for a little R&R, before flying home straight to Sydney: all while enjoying access to Air New Zealand ...

Medical 'Nightmare bacteria' cases seen in 27 states, CDC reports
Author: 0 'Nightmare bacteria' cases seen in 27 states, CDC reports

The bacteria - called carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) - is different from your run-of-the-mill antibiotic-resistant bacteria because it is incredibly deadly, with 50 ideal of infected patients dying. Testing 5,776 isolates of antibiotic-resistant germs from hospitals and nursing homes, the CDC found that about one in four had a gene that helped spread its resistance, while 221 contained an "especially rare resistance gene", she said.

Medical Malayalam actor Kollam Ajith passes away due to illness
Author: 0 Malayalam actor Kollam Ajith passes away due to illness

He was last seen in 2012 film Ivan Ardhanaari, and was mainly known for his villain roles. He had become a regular choice for villain roles, opposite Mohanlal, Mammootty and Suresh Gopi. Sadly, Kollam Ajith took his last breath at 3:40 am in the Thursday early morning. His death is a great loss to both Malayalam TV and film industry.

Medical Police investigate multiple reports of 'zombie' raccoons
Author: 0 Police investigate multiple reports of 'zombie' raccoons

Police in Youngstown, Ohio, have received at least 15 reports of the creatures in the last three weeks, with the normally nocturnal animals all spotted during the day. The condition is caused by the canine distemper virus, which is part of the family of viruses known as paramyxoviruses, related to the virus that causes measles in people.

Medical Study Says Pasta Linked To Healthy Dieting & Weight Loss
Author: 0 Study Says Pasta Linked To Healthy Dieting & Weight Loss

Researchers said that more testing is needed to assess the long-term benefits of regular pasta consumption. Gina Keatley, a certified dietitian nutritionist practicing in NY, said: "I don't believe that pasta is the reason people in these studies lost weight and reduced their BMI - it is much more likely that having dietary support and knowing someone was going to judge you on your size/weight motivated these individuals to stick to their diets".

Medical Monkeys relieve stress in hot springs
Author: 0 Monkeys relieve stress in hot springs

Takeshita said. The results of their study were published this week. Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata ) in Jigokudani Monkey Park, Japan. This picture taken on December 10, 2012 shows Japanese macaques taking an open-air hot spring bath, or TOKYO, April 5 - A relaxing soak in a hot tub is a time-honoured stress reliever but the advantages are not confined to humans - with monkeys also benefiting from spa time, researchers in Japan say.

Medical News Anchor At Sinclair-Owned Station Hits Back At Trump
Author: 0 News Anchor At Sinclair-Owned Station Hits Back At Trump

Until, that is, CNN's Brian Stelter broke the news that Sinclair had instructed anchors at its stations nationwide to read the promo. In a memo sent to Sinclair employees and obtained by NBC News , Scott Livingston, senior vice president of news at Sinclair, responded to criticism of the company in relation to the Deadspin video.

Medical Medical marijuana could help lower opioid prescription
Author: 0 Medical marijuana could help lower opioid prescription

The researchers looked at the prescription records of people using Medicaid and also Medicare Part D - the prescription add-on plan for Medicare recipients. Olfson said a study needs to be conducted that follows individuals and determines whether or not marijuana use is a good substitute for opioids, but it's hard to conduct such a study because of the restrictions the federal government puts on marijuana research .

Medical Root: Players must deliver for counties to keep Test places
Author: 0 Root: Players must deliver for counties to keep Test places

England were just four wickets from victory when the second new ball was taken before tea but they could only prise out one more until the last ball of the match when Wagner's dismissal ended the rearguard pair's resistance. Yet six hours later, as the setting autumn sun illuminated Hagley Oval until the dying moments of a gripping contest, they were celebrating just a fourth series win over England .

Medical Election Commission tells Supreme Court it supports 'one candidate, one seat'
Author: 0 Election Commission tells Supreme Court it supports 'one candidate, one seat'

In an affidavit filed in the apex court, the Commission said Section 33 (7) of the Representation of People Act be amended to restrict a politician to contest an election from only one seat. The apex court, which took up Upadhyay's PIL for consideration, granted time to the central government to file its response. Citing the 255th report of the law commission, the ECI said we are seeking change in the law.

Medical Aadhaar Act gives UIDAI excessive power, says Supreme Court
Author: 0 Aadhaar Act gives UIDAI excessive power, says Supreme Court

Earlier, the government had emphasised that the right to privacy was not a fundamental right, following which the court ruled against its proposition . Attorney general K.K. Venugopal on Wednesday listed curbing terrorism, money laundering, black money and delivery of subsidies and benefits as "legitimate state interests" in rolling out the Aadhaar scheme and the collection of biometrics under it.

Medical Pasta Can Be Healthy Without Weight Gain
Author: 0 Pasta Can Be Healthy Without Weight Gain

Michael's Hospital in Toronto. Researchers at St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto based their findings on their large-scale analysis of available evidence from previous randomized controlled trials. In addition, their body mass index dropped by 0.26kg. They found that pasta didn't contribute to weight gain or an increase in body fat. "So contrary to concerns, perhaps pasta can be part of a healthy diet such as a GI diet", said lead author John Sievenpiper.

Medical Public health officials: Flu season isn't over yet
Author: 0 Public health officials: Flu season isn't over yet

A Federal Health Department spokeswoman said these vaccines were only registered for use among those aged 65 years and older, having been created to address this groups less effective response to seasonal influenza vaccines. However, if you are sick enough to visit the emergency room or hospital, wait until you are feeling better to get the vaccine, says the department. Participants were randomly assigned in a 1:1 ratio to receive RIV4 or inactivated vaccine.

Author: 0 Profund Advisors LLC Sells 2019 Shares of BHP Billiton Ltd. (BBL)

The fund owned 92,350 shares of the mining company's stock after buying an additional 23,353 shares during the quarter. The company has market cap of $104.05 billion. Investors sentiment increased to 1.19 in Q4 2017. The company has a current ratio of 1.75, a quick ratio of 1.40 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.41.

Medical IISc best institution, IIT-M best for engineering
Author: 0 IISc best institution, IIT-M best for engineering

Several Delhi University colleges have been put in the list of "defaulters" for failing to submit adequate documents and data for the rankings. India's premier institute for science education, Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru , was ranked as the top institution in India in a ranking released by the Human Resource Development Ministry's National Institutional Ranking Framework ( NIRF ) on Tuesday.

Author: 0 Bank Pulls Out of Illinois Medical Marijuana Industry

Prescriptions were different compared to states that had medical marijuana laws and those without them. The February budget outlined plans to waive that new tax for some cannabis-based pharmaceutical products, including oils that contain low amounts of THC, the primary psychoactive element in marijuana .

Medical FDA Recalls Kratom Products For Salmonella Threat
Author: 0 FDA Recalls Kratom Products For Salmonella Threat

In addition, the FDA said its investigators were denied access to the company's records relating to potentially-affected products, and Triangle employees refused to discuss the agency's findings. However, the FDA advises against its use. No deaths have been reported in the outbreak. The FDA has previously warned consumers not to use kratom because it apparently affects the brain in a way similar to opioids, and could expose users to dependency and addiction.

Medical Firefighters respond to north Moorhead house fire
Author: 0 Firefighters respond to north Moorhead house fire

A Fire and Emergency NZ spokesperson said the fire had started in the kitchen at the Gribblehirst Rd house. "We have no idea about the cause". Sawlsville said he has been in contact with the building owner, but not the occupant of the apartment.

Medical Gay dating app Grindr to stop sharing HIV status
Author: 0 Gay dating app Grindr to stop sharing HIV status

Edward J Markey, a Democrat from MA, said on Monday. "Our goal is and always has been to support the health and safety of our users worldwide". "Privacy isn't just about credit card numbers and passwords". And Case believed the public was confusing this news with the actions of Cambridge Analytica - a company that mined Facebook data in order to influence the 2016 USA presidential election.

Medical Germs with Unusual Antibiotic Resistance Widespread in US — CDC
Author: 0 Germs with Unusual Antibiotic Resistance Widespread in US — CDC

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC ) identified 200 instances of a " nightmare bacteria " a year ago, and it's resistant to most antibiotics. Testing patients without symptoms who may carry and spread the germ. The CDC's containment technique requires: fast recognition of resistance; examining infection controls in healthcare centers; screening clients without signs who might bring and spread out the bacterium; and continued infection-control evaluations till the germs have ...

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