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Medical Ebola Death Toll Reaches 12 in Congo
Author: 0 Ebola Death Toll Reaches 12 in Congo

Health workers have identified people who have been in contact with confirmed Ebola cases in three areas in Equateur province, the rural areas of Bikoro and Iboko and Mdbandaka, the provincial capital of 1.2 million that is a transport hub on the Congo River.

Author: 0 Detection of skin cancer with artificial intelligence

A team of researchers from Germany , the United States, and France trained an artificial intelligence system to discover unsafe skin cancer by showing it more than 100,000 images of malignant melanomas and benign nevi. A Google algorithm devised to recognise unusual moles not only picked up more cancers but also ruled out more benign lesions. "These findings show that deep learning convolutional neural networks are capable of out-performing dermatologists, including extensively ...

Author: 0 AI can beat doctors in diagnosing skin cancer, report

It is capable of machine learning, or teaching itself from what it has "seen", so it can keep improving its performance. Four weeks later, the researchers gave the dermatologists clinical information about the patient, including age, sex, and the position of the lesion, and close-up images of the same cases.

Medical Allergan recalls birth control pills over packaging error
Author: 0 Allergan recalls birth control pills over packaging error

On Tuesday (May 29), the pharmaceutical company Allergan announced it was recalling 168,768 packs of Taytulla, a hormonal birth control pill that contains estrogen and progestin. The recall targets sample packs of Taytulla that were distributed to doctors' offices and then given to patients. Allergan is now notifying customers about the recall by letter, and arranging for the return of all recalled products.

Medical New Zealand to kill 150000 cows to end bacterial disease
Author: 0 New Zealand to kill 150000 cows to end bacterial disease

The decision was taken to "protect the base of our economy - the farming sector", Ardern said . After Mycoplasma bovis was first discovered in New Zealand last July, the government and dairy industry had to act. "We will work with MPI and industry groups to make sure the system to support farmers is robust and delivers well into the future", Katie says. "No one ever wants to see mass culls".

Medical Sleep in this weekend
Author: 0 Sleep in this weekend

Researchers from the Stress Research Institute at Stockholm University examined over 38,000 people from 1997 to 2010. They found that people who regularly slept about five hours or less a night, including on weekends , saw a higher mortality rate compared with those who regularly got seven hours .

Medical Seattle Mussels Test Positive for OPIOIDS
Author: 0 Seattle Mussels Test Positive for OPIOIDS

The Puget Sound Institute , an accomplice in the examination, said none of the opioid-positive mussels were close business shellfish beds. From human waste. Mussels are filter-feeders, which means they filter water for nutrients to nourish themselves. The mussels also contained four kinds of synthetic surfactants - the chemicals found in detergents and cleaning products - seven kinds of antibiotics, five types of antidepressants, more than one antidiabetic drug and one chemotherapy agent.

Medical Health Ministry issues advisory over Nipah virus outbreak
Author: 0 Health Ministry issues advisory over Nipah virus outbreak

Panic gripped Himachal Pradesh when several bats were found dead at Government Senior Secondary School in Barmapapri in Sirmaur district this week. A total of 21 samples, including that from seven species of bats, two species of pigs, one bovine and one caprine, were sent to the National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases in Bhopal and the National Institute of Virology in Pune.

Medical Emiratis in India warned of deadly virus
Author: 0 Emiratis in India warned of deadly virus

India's national Health Minister, J. P. Nadda, wrote on Twitter on Wednesday that he had instructed officials, "to leave no stone unturned in terms of proactively countering the Nipah virus threat". "Both the central and the state health authorities have been quick in responding to the situation and have promptly deployed teams and experts to the village to further assess the situation".

Medical UAE, Bahrain caution citizens after Nipah virus outbreak
Author: 0 UAE, Bahrain caution citizens after Nipah virus outbreak

The Kozhikode Medical College has 136 patients and nearby Malappuram district 24 patients under observation. "However, if travellers wish to be extra cautious, they may avoid the four districts", Health Secretary Rajeev Sadanandan said. In Himachal Pradesh, the discovery of more than 18 dead bats from a government school premises created panic. Nipah Virus is a newly emerging zoonosis that causes a severe disease in both animals and humans.

Medical US President Trump can't block his critics on Twitter, judge rules
Author: 0 US President Trump can't block his critics on Twitter, judge rules

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. The Trump case is a little bit different because Twitter doesn't give anyone the ability to post comments directly on Trump's Twitter page.

Medical Iran calls Pompeo's remarks 'absurd, interventionist'
Author: 0 Iran calls Pompeo's remarks 'absurd, interventionist'

The remarks by Zarif came after U.S. Secretary of States Mike Pompeo in a detailed speech demanded that Iran halt all uranium enrichment, stop its ballistic-missile program and give nuclear inspectors access to the entire country. Just two weeks ago an Iranian official told a United States talk show "we never wanted a nuclear bomb". Pompeo warned that if Iran fully resumed its nuclear program Washington would be ready to respond and said the administration would hold companies doing ...

Medical Novartis/Amgen's migraine drug hits market at lower than expected price
Author: 0 Novartis/Amgen's migraine drug hits market at lower than expected price

The drug is the first FDA-approved treatment, specifically developed to treat migraine by blocking calcitonin gene-related peptide ("CGRP") receptor. "Having a treatment created to specifically address the complex nature of migraine is an important and welcome step forward in headache medicine", said Stewart J.

Medical New Ebola cases prompt fears virus is spreading
Author: 0 New Ebola cases prompt fears virus is spreading

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 potential cases to 44. Those exposed to the suspected Ebola cases will for the first time in Congo receive Ebola vaccinations, the health minister said. Salama said that isolation and rudimentary management facilities had been set up in Mbandaka.

Medical FDA approves first non-opioid treatment for opioid withdrawal - 3 insights
Author: 0 FDA approves first non-opioid treatment for opioid withdrawal - 3 insights

Breckinridge "Breck" Jones, said in a news release. Lofexidine is an oral, selective alpha 2-adrenergic receptor agonist that reduces the release of norepinephrine. Each of the symptoms were rated by the patients as either "none, mild, moderate and severe". The data showed patients treated with Lucemyra reported lower SOWS-Gossop scores vs placebo.

Medical Meghan Markle's father changes mind, wants to attend wedding
Author: 0 Meghan Markle's father changes mind, wants to attend wedding

He also said he had been hospitalized after suffering a heart attack a week ago. They later divorced in 1987, but Meghan remembers how her parents "crafted the world around me to make me feel like I wasn't different but special". The most viewed clip YouTube featuring her is an interview the CBC conducted with her and her husband-to-be shortly after they announced their union.

Medical Ebola spreads to large city in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Author: 0 Ebola spreads to large city in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

African Union (AU) sent today a health team to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to monitor the situation and the country " s required level of support to stop Ebola outbreak. The WHO has also exported over 4000 doses of experimental vaccine to affected areas in Congo, with more aid expected soon, said the report. On Wednesday, the authorities of the DRC have received 5,400 doses of vaccine against Ebola whose effectiveness was established during the last epidemic in West Africa.

Medical IPL 2018: Jos Buttler, Ben Stokes to return home after KKR clash
Author: 0 IPL 2018: Jos Buttler, Ben Stokes to return home after KKR clash

Buttler, who played the last of his previous 18 Tests in December 2016 but is an inked-in white-ball player for his country, will be back as a specialist batsman - with Jonny Bairstow retaining the wicket-keeping gloves. Smith said it was "the flawless moment" to reintroduce Buttler to Test cricket, adding: "He will bring unique qualities to the Test team". There is still no place for Moeen Ali, who was dropped for the second Test in New Zealand in March, while Mark Wood and Chris Woakes ...

Medical Metro health officials confirm E. coli case linked to lettuce
Author: 0 Metro health officials confirm E. coli case linked to lettuce

In good news for salad lovers everywhere, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is now advising that it is safe to crunch into romaine lettuce once again. Last week, the outbreak was reported in just 29 states . 48 percent of those people with available information have been hospitalized, including 20 who developed kidney failure, according to the latest report from the CDC.

Medical Kensington Palace Announces Wedding Party, Roles For Prince George, Princess Charlotte
Author: 0 Kensington Palace Announces Wedding Party, Roles For Prince George, Princess Charlotte

Meghan will be walking down the aisle on May 19th at the Windsor Castle . This is a historic moment. "I'd like to be a part of history". BA also said any passengers named Harry , Meghan or Megan flying on Saturday will be allowed to use its first-class lounge and all customers on the day will be given lemon and elderflower Victoria sponges, the same flavour as the royal couple's wedding cake.

Medical Petrol, Diesel Prices Continue to Rise After 19-Day Freeze
Author: 0 Petrol, Diesel Prices Continue to Rise After 19-Day Freeze

Diesel price in India today: It's a insane world for Indian fuel prices, as the state-owned OMCs have continued to hike diesel prices to record highs for third consecutive day in various state capitals in India. Also, the rupee has weakened to Rs 67 per United States dollar from Rs 66.62, making imports costlier. The petrol and diesel prices in city had remained stable for 20 days till May 14.

Medical Disrupted Body Clock Linked to Mood Disorders
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A new study by the University of Glasgow has found a disrupted 24-hour body clock, typically caused by things like checking Facebook at midnight or getting up to make a cup of tea in the middle of the night, could increase your risk of depression and bipolar disorder .

Medical Flood Warning In Effect For Huron River In Hamburg
Author: 0 Flood Warning In Effect For Huron River In Hamburg

Floodwaters covered a baseball diamond on 6 Mile Road, according to the Weather Service. A Flood Warning has been issued for Sweetwater Creek near Austell, affecting Cobb and Douglas counties until 9 p.m. Monday, lasts from Tuesday afternoon to Friday morning. Minor flooding is occurring on the Similkameen River near Nighthawk, and major flooding is forecast for later in the week.

Medical Racing Welfare promotes mental health campaign
Author: 0 Racing Welfare promotes mental health campaign

The fact that just 38 per cent feel that their workplace encourages an open culture around mental health is concerning, particularly given the research by Stevenson and Farmer which showed that poor mental health at work could be costing the United Kingdom economy as much as £99 billion per year.

Medical GasBuddy: Gas prices on the rise
Author: 0 GasBuddy: Gas prices on the rise

The national average has increased 15.4 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 53.8 cents per gallon higher than this day one year ago. With sanctions expected to be back in place within the next three to six months, Iran's crude exports are forecasted to decrease, pushing oil prices higher , AAA said.

Medical WHO Calls for Global Ban on Trans Fat
Author: 0 WHO Calls for Global Ban on Trans Fat

Artificial trans fats are unhealthy substances that are created when hydrogen is added to vegetable oil to make it solid, like in the creation of margarine or shortening. Nutritionist Sujatha Stephen said, "We used to have only saturated and unsaturated fats but nowadays because of the advent of the western foods the use of trans fats is increasing".

Medical Texas, 5 other states suing opioid maker Purdue Pharma
Author: 0 Texas, 5 other states suing opioid maker Purdue Pharma

The companies did not immediately respond to requests for comment on the lawsuit. The Healthcare Distribution Alliance, an umbrella group for drug distributors, said in a statement that accusations that distributors were responsible for the abuse of opioid prescriptions defied common sense and lacked understanding of how the pharmaceutical supply chain worked.

Medical 20:48Scottish Parliament Votes Against Giving Consent to UK's EU Withdrawal Bill
Author: 0 20:48Scottish Parliament Votes Against Giving Consent to UK's EU Withdrawal Bill

The devolved Edinburgh legislature voted by 93 votes to 30 to deny consent for the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill, now going through the national parliament in London, which will cut political, financial and legal ties with the EU. Plaid AM Adam Price said: "We are joining a very select club of national Parliaments, if we pass this motion today, that have voluntarily made a decision to cede their own authority".