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Maryland culpable in death of Jordan McNair

Maryland culpable in death of Jordan McNair

It chronicles the events leading to McNair's collapse on the field on May 29 and his death - caused by heatstroke - on June 13. The results of the investigation have been received by Maryland's board. In a tweet following the publication of the Walters report, the university said, "After the tragic death or our student-athlete Jordan McNair, we have made changes across all sports & pledge to do more". Consulte Mais Informação

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Three more areas in Knox County test positive for West Nile virus

Three more areas in Knox County test positive for West Nile virus

Martha Marquez, Harris County Mosquito Control spokeswoman, said mosquitoes with the West Nile Virus have been discovered around Burnet Bay near the Lakewood subdivision, along Main Street, on Ward Road and Cedar Bayou Road. The adult case was hospitalized and is now home recovering. Individuals who have medical questions related to West Nile virus may call the Suffolk County Department of Health Services' Division of Public Health: 631-854-0333. Consulte Mais Informação

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FDA Links Popular Flea, Tick Medications To Neurological Problems In Dogs, Cats

FDA Links Popular Flea, Tick Medications To Neurological Problems In Dogs, Cats

Pet owners should consult with their veterinarian to review their pets' medical histories and determine whether a product in the isoxazoline class is appropriate. Drug sponsors must report serious, unexpected adverse events within 15 days of the event. The FDA is quick to point out that the majority of pets that have been treated drugs from the isoxazoline class haven't experienced negative side effects. Consulte Mais Informação

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Health department urges flu shots

Health department urges flu shots

The American Academy of Pediatrics has encouraged parents to get their children immunized against the flu as soon as possible, and by the end of October at the latest. "All recombinant vaccines will be quadrivalent". For this vaccine, the influenza A (H3N2) and both influenza B reference viruses will be cell-derived, and the influenza A (H1N1) will be egg-derived. Consulte Mais Informação

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Ecstasy May Affect Octopuses in Same Way It Affects Humans

And there was a question to be answered about whether ancient neurotransmitter systems - octopus and human lineages are separated by more than 500 million years of evolution - are still shared across vertebrate and invertebrate species. One of the tanks was empty, another contained a plastic action figure that could possibly get the octopuses' attention, while another contained a male or female laboratory-bred octopus under a cage. Consulte Mais Informação

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Feds approve importation of pot drug for tremor study

Feds approve importation of pot drug for tremor study

It now is managed with a mix of medications to treat high blood pressure or seizures. The trial is expected to begin in early 2019 with financial support from Tilray and the International Essential Tremor Foundation . Marijuana compounds have been imported for clinical trials before, including by Britain-based GW Pharmaceuticals, which won approval this year to sell its purified CBD capsule, Epidiolex, to treat severe forms of epilepsy - the first cannabis drug approved by the US Food and ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Daily aspirin offers no benefits for over-70s

Daily aspirin offers no benefits for over-70s

This may have implications for healthy, elderly people around the world who take low-dose aspirin without a medical reason. "A lot of people read, 'Well, aspirin is good for people who have heart problems". "People aged over 45 with no known coronary heart disease will benefit most from a healthy lifestyle and seeing their doctor for risk assessments such as blood pressure, cholesterol and sugar levels", said a spokesperson from the Heart Foundation. Consulte Mais Informação

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Researchers identifies four personality types, challenging old paradigms

Researchers identifies four personality types, challenging old paradigms

Other studies used small groups, so scientists have struggled to replicate the results. These made no sense to experts in the personality field and represented statistical artifacts, study co-author Martin Gerlach said. "More women than men are likely to be role models ", said Amaral. Self-Centered Self-Centered people score very high in extraversion and below average in openness , agreeableness and conscientiousness . Consulte Mais Informação

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The DOJ just approved Cigna's $67 billion merger with Express Scripts

The DOJ just approved Cigna's $67 billion merger with Express Scripts

Cigna and Express Scripts still must secure certain state regulatory approvals to complete the deal, which was first announced in March, but the nod from the federal antitrust enforcers takes care of the biggest hurdle. Antitrust experts have described the current deals as vertical combinations that present fewer issues than the failed insurer mergers. Cigna was up 1.4 percent to $197.84. Consulte Mais Informação

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Household Disinfectants May Be Making Children Overweight

Household Disinfectants May Be Making Children Overweight

Infants living in households with disinfectants used at least weekly were twice as likely to have higher levels of the gut microbes Lachnospiraceae at age 3-4 months. According to Kozyrskyj, "Disinfectant products used very often, weekly or greater, did cause changes to the infants' gut bacteria". These babies were more likely to have a higher body mass index (BMI) and to be either overweight or obese by age 3, the study authors said . Consulte Mais Informação

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Daily aspirin 'does not improve health', study finds

Daily aspirin 'does not improve health', study finds

Instead, it actually increased participants' risk of "significant bleeding in the digestive tract, brain, or other sites that required transfusions or admission to the hospital", the Times reported . While there were 21.5 cases of death, dementia or disability per 1,000 patients each year in the aspirin group, the rate was 21.2 with placebo. This finding was surprising because nearly half of those extra deaths were due to cancer, including colorectal and other gastrointestinal cancers. Consulte Mais Informação

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Here is what's new about Apple Watch Series 4

Here is what's new about Apple Watch Series 4

The Watch Edition originally came in gold; the most recent version had a ceramic case. U.S. customers can now expect the watch to be delivered between October 5 and October 19. This is great news for Apple fans since smartwatch bands are quite expensive and having to buy a bunch of new ones so that they are compatible with Watch Series 4 would put a dent in anyone's wallets. Consulte Mais Informação

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Alberta study finds household cleaners may cause obesity in young children

In contrast eco-friendly cleaning products didn't increase the likelihood of children becoming overweight. "We found that infants living in households with disinfectants being used at least weekly were twice as likely to have higher levels of the gut microbes Lachnospiraceae at age 3-4 months", comments Anita Kozyrskyj, Ph.D., a University of Alberta pediatrics professor, and principal investigator on the SyMBIOTA project, an investigation into how adjustment of the infant gut microbiome ... Consulte Mais Informação

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As injuries continue, doctors renew call for ban on infant walkers

As injuries continue, doctors renew call for ban on infant walkers

More than 90 percent of incidents involved head and neck injuries, while 74 percent were injured falling down the stairs while using an infant walker. In 2010, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issued additional safety standards. Jerri Rose, a pediatric emergency physician and professor at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, has treated babies who landed on their heads on concrete after flying down stairs in a walker , she told NPR. Consulte Mais Informação

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