Medicina

Sexually transmitted infections in California: Record numbers reported in 2017

Sexually transmitted infections in California: Record numbers reported in 2017

More than 300,000 cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and early syphilis were reported in 2017, officials said. Officials blame lack of STD awareness, decreasing number of clinics and less frequent condom usage for the rates, the L.A. Rates of chlamydia and gonorrhea are highest in people ue younger than 30-year-old. More than half were reported among individuals under 25. This only counts reported cases, meaning those who were officially diagnosed with an STD. Consulte Mais Informação

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Didi Chuxing Can Now Test Its Self-Driving Cars In California

Didi Chuxing Can Now Test Its Self-Driving Cars In California

In fact a couple of years ago, Uber had ceded their market share in China to Didi Chuxing by selling their business to the Chinese company. Didi bought out Uber's Chinese unit in 2016. The list also mentions Apple which shouldn't be surprising as it has been known that Apple is testing out the technology, although just like Apple, it is unclear as to what Didi Chuxing plans to use its self-driving tech for. Consulte Mais Informação

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Minnesota declares 'fentanyl public health crisis' after surge in deaths

Minnesota declares 'fentanyl public health crisis' after surge in deaths

Of the 172 deaths involving synthetic opioids, 156 of them had fentanyl listed as a contributing to the death. That's 91 percent of the cases. Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid 50 times more powerful than heroin. The data shows that while the number of heroin and prescription painkiller-involved deaths went down in 2017, the large increase in synthetic opioid-involved deaths caused the number of overall opioid deaths in Minnesota to rise by three percent. Consulte Mais Informação

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Why scientists are close to finding a cure for the common cold

Why scientists are close to finding a cure for the common cold

We often talk about the common cold like it's one illness caused by one germ, but in reality, a cold can be triggered by nearly 200 different viruses. Writing in the journal Nature Chemistry , a team of researchers based around the United Kingdom report how they looked at molecules that interact with a human enzyme that attaches a type of fatty acid molecule on to proteins. Consulte Mais Informação

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Pennsylvania's Primary: Congressional Races to Watch

Pennsylvania's Primary: Congressional Races to Watch

Chester County is represented by four senatorial districts, two of which are on the ballot this year. 15th Congressional District: For the Democratic primary, Wade Jodun, of Patton Township, is challenging Susan Boser, of Indiana County. Six incumbents - Democrats Mike Doyle of Pittsburgh and Brendan Boyle and Dwight Evans of Philadelphia and Republicans Brian Fitzpatrick of Bucks County, Tom Marino of Lycoming County and Lloyd Smucker of Lancaster County - are facing primary challenges. Consulte Mais Informação

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Liverpool consider summer move for Wilfried Zaha

Liverpool consider summer move for Wilfried Zaha

The player has said in the past that he is committed to playing at Crystal Palace but claimed he can not confirm his future at the club if the "top 6" teams start bidding for him. A win on Sunday would most probably see them leapfrog Newcastle United in the tenth spot. The Eagles have kept a clean sheet in each of their last two Premier League meetings with West Brom - only against Aston Villa (2005-2014) and QPR (1994-2014) have they recorded three successive shutouts in the competition. Consulte Mais Informação

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Globo recebe notificação por falta de negros em novela

Globo recebe notificação por falta de negros em novela

A União de Negros pela Igualdade (Unegro Brasl) ajuizou, nesta quinta-feira (5), uma ação civil pública contra a Rede Globo por práticas discriminatórias e racistas na escolha do elenco da nova novela da emissora, " Segundo Sol ". A Globo emitiu um comunicado em que admite que "temos uma representatividade menor do que gostaríamos e vamos trabalhar para evoluir com essa questão", mas, aparentemente, só o comunicado não foi suficiente e o Ministério Público do Trabalho (MPT ) resolveu ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Maternal Exposure to Polluted Air Tied to Elevated Child BP

Maternal Exposure to Polluted Air Tied to Elevated Child BP

The researchers found that when third trimester PM2.5 concentration was ≥13 µg/m³, there was a sharp increase in offspring systolic blood pressure (SBP) percentile and risk for elevated BP. Mueller. Blood pressure measures were taken during follow-up visits when the children were ages 3 to 9. Air pollution was measured by looking at the mother's address and readings from the nearest air quality monitoring stations to estimate exposure in each trimester of pregnancy. Consulte Mais Informação

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19 dead, 39 infected so far in Congo Ebola outbreak

19 dead, 39 infected so far in Congo Ebola outbreak

The deadly Ebola virus resurfaced in DRC last week pushing the World Health Organization is quickly move in to liaise with authorities in the country to contain the spread. The worst-ever Ebola outbreak started in December 2013 in southern Guinea before spreading to two neighbouring west African countries, Liberia and Sierra Leone, killing more than 11,300 people out of almost 29,000 registered cases. Consulte Mais Informação

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Indigo bomb threat: Man upset with airline makes hoax call

Indigo bomb threat: Man upset with airline makes hoax call

The call about the bomb threat in the Mumbai-bound flight, which was set to depart from the Delhi airport, was received at 8.15 am on May 2 at the office of IndiGo Airlines. "The accused was frustrated and went into depression after the notice was served by the airline. He was arrested from his residence", said Sanjay Bhatia, DCP, Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport. Consulte Mais Informação

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Pak poet Faiz's daughter invited to event, denied participation

Pak poet Faiz's daughter invited to event, denied participation

Significantly both Hashmi and the Faiz Foundation kept a lid on the unsavoury incident as they did not want India-Pakistan relations to be further adversely impacted. We had sent suggestions on the speakers list but it was AIBD's call finally on whom to pick", IIMC Director KG Suresh said. "I was told that the Indian government had not issued a single visa to any Pakistani for the summit". Consulte Mais Informação

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