• Paraplegic girl mutilated after being attacked by rats as she slept
Paraplegic girl mutilated after being attacked by rats as she slept

While incomplete paraplegia defines partial damage to the spinal chord. Jerome took her daughter to the hospital right at the moment when he found her bleeding for no visible-reason. Several tests were conducted on her and the test for rabies came back negative, the father said, however, some of Samantha's fingertips were chewed off by the rats s...

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  • Help end the stigma of talking about mental health
Help end the stigma of talking about mental health

It takes a community to rally around people who need help. Suicide is everybody's business and we can all make a difference. The helpline - which aims to reduce the number of suicides by encouraging men feeling under pressure to seek help - has seen a 76 per cent increase in male callers since it was launched past year as part of the KCC campaign...

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  • Alcohol related cancer risks underplayed by industry says new research
Alcohol related cancer risks underplayed by industry says new research

The study authors write that policymakers and public health bodies must reconsider if they would want alcohol industry representatives to have a say in alcohol policy making. The American College of Cardiology study dated 14 August 2017 indicated that light/moderate drinkers do not appear to have a greater risk of premature death than lifetime ...

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  • Grey Bruce Resident Positive For West Nile Virus
Grey Bruce Resident Positive For West Nile Virus

About one in five people who become infected develop a fever with other symptoms such as headache, body aches, joint pains, vomiting, diarrhea, or rash. Properly dispose of items that hold water, such as tin cans, plastic containers, ceramic pots, or discarded tires. Change the water in birdbaths at least twice weekly.

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  • Syracuse Basketball: ACC Announces 2017-18 Schedule
Syracuse Basketball: ACC Announces 2017-18 Schedule

The final four ACC games will be against Louisville, Syracuse, Virginia Tech and North Carolina . The stretch begins with the Blue Devils' annual visit to Chapel Hill on Feb. The Demon Deacons host the Blue Devils Tuesday Jan. 23 and host the Wolfpack Saturday Feb. 17. The Blue Devils then get the rest of the week at home to prepare for Pittsburgh...

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  • Harvey clean-up could cost $120bn - Texas governor
Harvey clean-up could cost $120bn - Texas governor

Trump had said he did not want to hamper rescue efforts. The White House has warned that the U.S. debt ceiling - the cap on government spending - will need to be raised to meet the bill for recovery. Saturday's visit will be Mayor Sylvester Turner's first opportunity to talk to Trump since Harvey made landfall, the Chronicle said, though the...

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  • Americans have pacemakers that could be hacked: FDA
Americans have pacemakers that could be hacked: FDA

The agency says patients could be at risk of someone taking advantage of cybersecurity holes in vulnerable pacemakers. The US Food and Drug Administration announced today that 465,000 pacemakers have a security vulnerability that could be exploited to make the device operate too quickly or deplete its batteries, and these devices need firmwar...

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  • Cool, sunny weather continues through the weekend
Cool, sunny weather continues through the weekend

Hurricane Irma hasn't changed much overnight at it moves west and northwest toward the Bahamas and eventually Florida. Skies should be partly to mostly sunny through the day and once we see skies clear out, sunshine will continue through Saturday and Sunday .

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  • Scientists Use Zika To Fight Brain Cancer In Mice Tests
Scientists Use Zika To Fight Brain Cancer In Mice Tests

Louis, and the University of California, San Diego, have found a way to treat glioblastoma- one of the deadliest and most complicated cancers - by killing damaged brain cells using the Zika virus . This allows the virus to still grow in tumor cells, which have a poor antiviral defense system, but would quickly be eliminated in healthy cells. A...

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  • President Buhari Holds Closed Door Meeting With Nigerien Counterpart In Daura
President Buhari Holds Closed Door Meeting With Nigerien Counterpart In Daura

Mrs. Alhassan's comments could increase doubts over whether Buhari would run re-election. While in Daura, the President on Friday performed the Eid prayers along with thousands of Muslims at the Daura Eid ground. In his remarks, the Nigerien president said he was most delighted to see President Buhari in good health, praying that the almighty god...

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  • Nomura Reiterates
Nomura Reiterates "Buy" Rating for Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc. (SRPT)

The company holds 62.70 million outstanding shares and 60.37 million shares are floating in market. Tower Rech Cap Lc (Trc) holds 0.01% or 4,811 shares. The recommendation scale measures the value from 1 to 5, where 1 means "Buy" and 5 stands for "Sell". More notable recent Sarepta Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:SRPT) news were published by: Nasd...

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  • What Is Brugada Syndrome? Turkish Boy's Heart Stops After Eating Hot Dog
What Is Brugada Syndrome? Turkish Boy's Heart Stops After Eating Hot Dog

According to a report from doctors in Istanbul, the bite triggered a near-fatal heart event that also revealed a hidden health problem. The nerve, which extends from the head to the abdomen, helps the heart and gastrointestinal system function.

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  • Delhi-Ranchi Rajdhani Express derails near Minto bridge in Delhi, 1 injured
Delhi-Ranchi Rajdhani Express derails near Minto bridge in Delhi, 1 injured

The officials are probing the matter to ascertain the reasons for derailment and are trying to get the train back on track as quickly as possible. A high-speed passenger train derailed in the Indian capital Thursday, railway officials said.

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  • Pen-like tool helps surgeons spot cancer cells
Pen-like tool helps surgeons spot cancer cells

For the study, described in the journal Science Translational Medicine , the team conducted tests on tissues samples, which included both normal and cancerous ones in the breast, lungs, thyroid and ovaries , removed from 253 human cancer patients.

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  • Trillanes: Paolo Duterte is drug triad member
Trillanes: Paolo Duterte is drug triad member

President Rodrigo Duterte's son, Davao City Mayor Paolo "Pulong" Duterte, and son-in-law, lawyer Manases "Mans" Carpio are expected to attend the hearing at the Senate. Davao City Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte and brother-in-law Atty. "Carpio, can hold their own at the Senate", Abella said. President Duterte previously advised both men to tell the tru...

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  • Central, Assam ministers say Rohingyas must go back
Central, Assam ministers say Rohingyas must go back

Currently, India has provided refuge to 40,000 Rohingya in Jammu, Hyderabad, Delhi-NCR, Haryana, UP and Rajasthan, in addition to massive numbers of Tibetans, Chakmas of Bangladesh , and Afghans and ethnic Tamils from Sri Lanka. "We are not going to throw them in the middle of the ocean or shoot them". The United Nations has also urged India to fo...

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  • Flooding: FG Promises To Dredge River Benue
Flooding: FG Promises To Dredge River Benue

Buhari said the government was not only concerned about this year's flood disaster but the 2012 disaster too and would find a permanent solution to Benue incessant flooding. While commending the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) for putting in place a befitting medical services at the IDP camp to cater for the medical needs of the flood victims, Osinbajo as...

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  • National gas price average makes biggest jump since 2005
National gas price average makes biggest jump since 2005

Sacramento, CA, September 5- Average retail gasoline prices in Sacramento have risen 9.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.99/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 720 gas outlets in Sacramento. "Thankfully, the track of Hurricane Irma does not take it anywhere near the energy infrastructure along the Gulf Coast". Har...

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  • Buhari's Minister, Mama Taraba Caught Campaigning for Atiku Ahead of 2019
Buhari's Minister, Mama Taraba Caught Campaigning for Atiku Ahead of 2019

The former minister, who led a delegation on the courtesy visit, thanked "Allah" for granting the former Vice President good health. In a statement signed by its National Secretary, Mr Collins Edwin, the group said it was wrong to accuse Mrs Alhassan of disloyalty to the present administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.

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  • Charles Manson's youngest disciple granted parole for 2nd time
Charles Manson's youngest disciple granted parole for 2nd time

But Gov. Jerry Brown denied her parole, saying she failed to explain how she transformed from an upstanding teen to a killer. Photo of Leslie Van Houten circa 1977 from the Herald-Examiner Collection, via the Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection.

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