Study probes link between prenatal paracetamol use and childhood behaviour problems

When the children turned 7, the women filled out another questionnaire, this time regarding any behavioral problems the children had, according to the study. "It's pretty much the only thing you can take to help you out with pain or discomfort", she ... More..

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Fan reaction: "senseless fun & entertainment "

Whereas on the other hand 74% of audience liked this movie with a average rating of 3.8 out of 5 with 76,210 user ratings so far. Los Angeles Times reported that according to midweek projections who have tr...More..

WHO to weigh Rio Olympics impact on Zika spread
by | Monday, June 06, 2016

WHO to weigh Rio Olympics impact on Zika spread

The WHO sent teams of senior scientists to Brazil four times "to gather first-hand data on the current situation and assess the level of risk to the large number of athletes and spectators expected to atten...More..

by | Monday, May 09, 2016

UN establishes a trust fund to help combat the Zika virus

And because the RNA sensors are programmable, meaning they can be designed using algorithms to target specific sequences, the technology can be quickly adjusted to test for many other types of viruses. "We ar...More..

Prince tried to meet with doctor before death
by | Thursday, May 05, 2016

Prince tried to meet with doctor before death

Representatives for Prince contacted a California addiction specialist for help in shaking the musician's dependency on painkillers on the night before he was found dead, the specialist's attorney said Wednes...More..

Congress heads out with no resolution on Zika, Puerto Rico
by | Wednesday, May 04, 2016

Congress heads out with no resolution on Zika, Puerto Rico

According to the CDC , a 70-something man died in Puerto Rico in late February died by internal bleeding as a result of a rare immune reaction to an earlier Zika infection. On Friday the Puerto Rico Health De...More..

by | Saturday, April 23, 2016

Days before death, Prince reportedly given 'save shot' for opiate overdose

Sources say Prince was given a "save shot" for opiate overdose, and doctors advised the legendary singer to stay at the hospital for 24 hours. Celebrity gossip website TMZ reported Friday that after Pr...More..

by | Monday, April 18, 2016

Summit County resident infected with Zika virus, health department says

Suspecting sexual transmission, the physician's assistant collected samples of blood from both men, and later collected semen , urine and saliva as well. Zika virus infection could be transmitted through ana...More..

White House expected to transfer Ebola funds to Zika fight
by | Thursday, April 14, 2016

White House expected to transfer Ebola funds to Zika fight

Anthony Fauci of the NIH said he's not waiting any longer. Brazil said it has confirmed more than 940 cases of microcephaly, and considers most to be related to Zika infections in the mothers. "There is a v...More..

Ford F-150 gets highest rating in new insurance crash tests
by | Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Ford F-150 gets highest rating in new insurance crash tests

All were engineered without the crash protection necessary to score highly on the test, but FCA says every vehicle in its USA fleet meets or exceeds all applicable motor-vehicle safety standards. The Ram 1500 c...More..

by | Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Obama Admin Will Use $510 Million in Ebola Funding to Fight Zika

Administration officials said they would shift $510 million in unused funds from the campaign against the Ebola virus and $79 million from other accounts to Zika , which has been confirmed to have infected ...More..

by | Tuesday, April 12, 2016

White House Directs $589 Million to Fight Zika in the US

Department of State. Spring and fall temperatures can support low to moderate populations of the Aedes aegypti in southern parts of the United States, but winter temperatures are too cold for the mosquito o...More..

by | Monday, April 11, 2016

Obama administration to allocate leftover Ebola funds to fight Zika outbreak

But the odds of such emergency funding passing quickly faded in the current environment of partisan politics. The White House has explained that they can't keep taking money from the Ebola fight, and the shor...More..

by | Sunday, April 10, 2016

First case of Zika reported in Shelby County

Since past year the virus has infected hundreds of thousands of people in almost 60 countries. State health officials confirmed a child between ages 2 and 10 as the first case of the virus in Utah last month....More..

How This Pig Heart in a Baboon Body Could Save Your Life
by | Friday, April 08, 2016

How This Pig Heart in a Baboon Body Could Save Your Life

So scientists used organs from pigs "humanised" with the addition of as many as five human genes, a strategy created to stop organ rejection. One day, cardiac patients may enjoy a new lease on life with pig ...More..

by | Wednesday, April 06, 2016

White House to transfer Ebola funds to combat Zika virus

Sacred Heart detailed that as of the moment, Zika is present in the US territories of Puerto Rico, the US Virgin Islands and American Samoa. Puerto Rico has been hit very hard by the virus and there is a lar...More..

by | Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Korea reports first Zika virus case

The World Health Organization on February issued a worldwide warning that the Zika virus is a global public health emergency that requires a united response. While Zika does not remain in the blood for long...More..

Axl Rose And AC/DC Spotted Leaving Same Rehearsal Studio
by | Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Axl Rose And AC/DC Spotted Leaving Same Rehearsal Studio

The wild rumor of Axl Rose singing in AC/DC might actually be true. The rumour-mill has since gone into overdrive when the son of Malcolm Young ( AC/DC co-founder) 'confirmed' that Axl Rose will be j...More..

Is Instagram changing its timeline this week?
by | Monday, March 28, 2016

Is Instagram changing its timeline this week?

This solution is unlikely to be helpful in the long term though as you'll most likely be bombarded with Instagram alerts. Now the test groups are very small. "It seems kind of similar to what Facebook i...More..

by | Monday, March 28, 2016

New cases in Collier and Clay; Updated sex and pregnancy guidelines

There has been no local mosquito-borne transmission of Zika virus in California. Women who want to get pregnant, whose partner has had exposure to Zika virus, should discuss with their health care provider an...More..

by | Saturday, March 26, 2016

Men with Zika advised to wait six months before unprotected sex

Couples with men who traveled to an area with Zika but did not develop symptoms of Zika should consider using condoms or not having sex for at least eight weeks after their return in order to minimize risk. The...More..

by | Saturday, March 26, 2016

Opioid Medications to Get New Boxed Warnings

The "black box" warnings are the FDA's most powerful, and they're meant to teach doctors as they're prescribing medications to patients. "The broad set of actions announced today is reflective of the FDA's ef...More..

by | Saturday, March 26, 2016

Second Kentucky Resident Tests Positive For Zika

However, much remains unknown about Zika, including whether the virus actually causes microcephaly in babies. The Zika virus is primarily transmitted through mosquito bites, and health officials say there's...More..

FDA requires new warnings for prescription opioid drugs
by | Friday, March 25, 2016

FDA requires new warnings for prescription opioid drugs

The agency is also updating label safety information on both immediate-release (IR) and extended-release/long-acting (ER/LA) opioids about the risk of drug interactions that can lead to serotonin syndrome, as w...More..

by | Monday, March 21, 2016

Protect Yourself Against Zika Virus During Spring Travel

On 1 February 2016, the WHO declared the suspected link between Zika virus and microcephaly as a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. Brazilian ambassador to Ghana Irene Vida Gala has warned preg...More..

From love to law: Hrithik Roshan, Kangana Ranaut's cold war gets uglier
by | Saturday, March 19, 2016

From love to law: Hrithik Roshan, Kangana Ranaut's cold war gets uglier

Hrithik, 42, had issued the legal notice on February 16 seeking an apology from Kangana for referring to him as her "silly ex". While Hrithik sent a legal notice to Kangana a few days ago for tarnishing h...More..

by | Friday, March 18, 2016

Third Zika case confirmed in MA

Susan Mosier, KDHE Secretary and State Health Officer, stated in a release. In addition, three countries have reported locally acquired infection in the absence of any known mosquito vectors, probably through...More..

by | Friday, March 18, 2016

Breaking it down: A "Contested Convention"

Trump has won 47 percent of the delegates awarded so far, according to the Associated Press delegate count. The take-away here is that Rubio's loss is inconsistent with the theory that parties control nomina...More..

CDC issues new pain pill guidelines amid epidemic of overdose deaths
by | Thursday, March 17, 2016

CDC issues new pain pill guidelines amid epidemic of overdose deaths

According to the CDC, doctors treating adults for chronic pain account for almost half of all opioid prescriptions. It is not meant to guide the treatment of patients in active cancer treatment, palliative care...More..

by | Thursday, March 17, 2016

Prescription painkiller guideline changes aim to curb addiction, CDC says

This new guideline is for primary care providers-who account for prescribing almost half of all opioid prescriptions-treating adult patients for chronic pain in outpatient settings. Prevention, assessment, and ...More..

by | Thursday, March 17, 2016

Limit opioid painkiller prescriptions, U.S. regulators say

Many prescription opiates on the market are as addictive as heroin, and poorly control chronic pain, Frieden said. For short-term pain, the CDC recommends limiting opioids to three days of treatment, when pos...More..

by | Thursday, March 17, 2016

CDC guidelines aim to curb painkiller prescribing

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued guidelines on Tuesday on prescribing opioids for chronic pain. "More than 40 Americans die each day from prescription opioid overdoses, we must ac...More..

by | Wednesday, March 16, 2016

New CDC Guidelines Seek Doctors' Help In Fighting Opioid Epidemic

The ad "speaks volumes not about OIC, but the much greater problem of opioid addiction, both overly prescribed prescription painkillers and the current problem of illicit street drugs like heroin", writes D...More..

Splenda ingredient, sucralose, linked to leukemia
by | Monday, March 14, 2016

Splenda ingredient, sucralose, linked to leukemia

Splenda was launched in the 1990s as a substitute to white sugar that has been held responsible for various health issues, such as diabetes and tooth decay. Of course, that's very unrealistic, but when you thi...More..

Borini hoping rescue act will win him leading role in relegation fight
by | Thursday, March 10, 2016

Borini hoping rescue act will win him leading role in relegation fight

Sunderland managed to just climb out of the relegation zone on Tuesday night when a late strike from Fabio Borini salvaged a 2-2 draw with the out-of-form Crystal Palace. At the moment, I have one hundred and ...More..

United Kingdom doctors stage 48-hour walkout over new contract
by | Wednesday, March 09, 2016

United Kingdom doctors stage 48-hour walkout over new contract

He said: "I think we have had a positive reception". There is enormous public support for the NHS as a free, publicly-owned service and for all NHS staff. Trainees are picketing outside every major hospital in ...More..

New studies link Zika virus to birth defects
by | Monday, March 07, 2016

New studies link Zika virus to birth defects

Nature reported that the Colombian Collaborative Network on Zika (Recolzika), a group of researchers studying the virus, expects a rise in cases of Zika-linked birth defects starting in two or three months an...More..

by | Monday, March 07, 2016

Highlights from the 11th Republican presidential debate

The debate quickly went down a negative path when Mr Trump responded to Mr Rubio's contention last month that Mr Trump had "small hands". Did Cruz and Rubio elevate themselves at all in comparison to Trump, a...More..

by | Sunday, March 06, 2016

Google Is Donating Money and Manpower to Combat Zika Virus

Google is also donating US$ 1 million to UNICEF to help fight the spread of Zika on the ground. "We are hoping that what we can learn in Brazil can be useful in other countries" facing outbreaks of Zika, ...More..

Howard County health officials prepare for Zika virus
by | Saturday, March 05, 2016

Howard County health officials prepare for Zika virus

Lab studies have located Zika virus in the brain tissues and amniotic fluid of microcephalic fetuses and newborns , while population studies find microcephalic children in areas of Brazil that have recorded ...More..