Saturday October 21-st, 2017

Possible Zika case from Miami mosquito being probed

For pregnant women, however, the disease can result in frightening birth defects, notably microcephally, which causes children to be born with small heads or hardened spots on their brains. They are focusing putting traps in areas with lots of artifi...

CDC probing possible 1st Zika case from US mosquito bite CDC probing possible 1st Zika case from US mosquito bite

But they have repeatedly said they are confident they could prevent any large outbreaks from occurring. They know that a man can infect his partners but they don't know if a woman can infect her partners. Three days later, the man visited the same pr...

Additional $5.6 million to fight Zika in Florida

The case under investigation is one of 1,300 cases of Zika reporter in the U.S. But, it's raising some alarm because it does not appear to be travel-related. But sexual transmission is generally easier to prove, as long as you can test the partner. ...

Gov. Chris Christie energizes crowd at RNC, delivers takedown of Hillary Clinton Gov. Chris Christie energizes crowd at RNC, delivers takedown of Hillary Clinton

In May, as reported by the Washington Post , "the State Department's independent watchdog has issued a highly critical analysis of Hillary Clinton's email practices while running the department, concluding that Clinton failed to seek legal appro...

Melania Trump: Hilarious Famous Quote Memes Erupt After Copied RNC Speech

She said Democrats are being "hypocritical". "I don't believe for a minute that Melania and Donald were sitting around going, "Hey, let's plagiarize Michelle Obama's speech ". Trump ally Chris Christie, the New Jersey governor, sought to defend ...

Officials investigating 'unique' Zika case in Utah

Angela Dunn, deputy state epidemiologist at the Utah Department of Health. The CDC confirmed that the male patient presented with a "unique situation": an unusually elevated Zika blood viral load (100,000 times higher than any other sampled Zika pati...

Black Lives Matter leader calls for an end to violence

One of the three police officers killed in a sniper attack in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on July 17 penned an emotional Facebook post about two weeks before he was killed. The carnage came to an abrupt end less than 10 minutes after it began when Lo...

In medical mystery, caregiver of Zika patient gets virus

It is still unclear whether the index patient's high level of infection was the cause of death or whether the patient's immune system was compromised by other medical problems, allowing the virus to replicate uncontrollably. . The patient has recover...

Global AIDS gains 'inadequate and fragile,' UN chief says

On the first day of the 21st International AIDS Conference , UNICEF heads a session on South Africa's achievements since 2000 towards the elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, and chairs a session that will showcase the potential o...

3 recent cases of Zika in San Francisco residents 3 recent cases of Zika in San Francisco residents

The first case of female-to-male sexual transmission of the Zika virus was reported in the NY on Friday. The discovery of a new potential form of transmission , from women to their sexual partners, underscores what public health officials conti...

Yankees testing Alex Rodriguez at first base...again

And in the fourth it was a series of weak ground balls to third that got the job done, with two swinging bunts and a Sandy Leon ground ball into left field producing a second run for the Red Sox even as they left the bases loaded. He raised his avera...

Obama on Baton Rouge: 'Cowards' attacked police Obama on Baton Rouge: 'Cowards' attacked police

Edwards. The president also seemed intent on demonstrating again his support for law enforcement. Today, on the Lord's day, all of us stand united in prayer with the people of Baton Rouge , with the police officers who've been wounded, and with ...

CDC issues new warning on sexual transmission of Zika

The agency did not identify the woman other than to say she was in her 20s and lived in New York City . About 20 percent of infected people show symptoms, most recovering within several days from fever, joint pain or other mild ailments.

Pokemon Go rockets to top of app store2:24

He confirmed that the game would soon be coming to Japan and that he expects "ultimately to launch" the game in South Korea, where Google's mapping functions are restricted due to security issues with North Korea. But the calls for a boycott, and the...

First female-to-male Zika infection documented, CDC says

The next day she suffered from a fever, fatigue, a rash, back pain, swelling and numbness in her hands and feet. Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have infected pregnant monkeys with the Zika virus to learn how it harms developing ...

Zika Case Confirmed in Broome County, Here's What to Know

The baby was born in Harris County. A baby has been born with a Zika-related birth defect, officials in Harris County said today . It can have life-long repercussions, including developmental problems, balance, hearing and vision, and more.

Prince Harry gets tested for HIV to raise awareness Prince Harry gets tested for HIV to raise awareness

After the instant HIV test took about a minute to do in total. But of course, the idea of a needle - big or small, is enough to give us all a bit of anxiety and the prince is no exception. The Terrence Higgins Trust called it a "groundbreaking mo...

Meningitis case confirmed at local Lifetime Fitness; over 200 kids at risk Meningitis case confirmed at local Lifetime Fitness; over 200 kids at risk

Beth Campbell, the director of the Notre Dame Alumni Association, said the entire school and community is doing what they can to be there for Malter's family. Most people who get the infection recover. Lifetime Fitness in Rochester Hills sent out ...

Nice attack: Mother and daughter describe trauma

Reuters reports the arrests were made today over the attack that saw a lone man driving a truck through a crowd during on Nice's Promenade des Anglais during Bastille Day celebrations. Photographs after the carnage showed the truck with its fr...

Read the victim's full statement in Vanderbilt rape case Read the victim's full statement in Vanderbilt rape case

He is one of four athletes who were charged in connection to the sexual assault, which happened in a dorm room in June 2013. A former athletic star with a promising future has been convicted and sentenced for sexually assaulting an unconscious woma...

Lamar is like my son: Kris Jenner

In the segment, Kris' daughter Khloe Kardashian reveals her distaste for the idea, but Kris responds: "I was that before you were that. It was a big surprise to me", Jenner, 60, said when asked about the alleged incident. The insider told the site ...

Zika can be sexually transmitted from women to men, CDC reports

The CDC recommends pregnant women with partners who have traveled to or live in Zika-prone areas should use proper protection or not have sex while they are pregnant. The man had developed Zika symptoms just before leaving Brazil and arriving in P...

Trump nears decision on vice president pick

Reports from Donald Trump's camp strongly suggest the presumptive presidential candidate will select Indiana Gov. Mike Pence for his vice presidential pick. Trump's campaign has officially denied this report, saying that he has not yet made his ...

N.Korea Threatens 'Merciless' Attack Over THAAD Deployment N.Korea Threatens 'Merciless' Attack Over THAAD Deployment

China and Russian Federation have explicitly expressed opposition against the THAAD deployment in South Korea . North Korea warned of the "unwavering will of our army to deal a ruthless retaliatory strike" if the US and South Korea's joint Thaa...

First Female-to-Male Zika Transmission Reported in NY

Last month, on the day the NY woman returned from a trip to a Zika-infected country , she had vaginal sex with her partner, without a condom, health officials were told. And recently, a study on rhesus monkeys showed that the virus remained in the v...

Pence departure would shake-up GOP side of governor's race Pence departure would shake-up GOP side of governor's race

The presumptive Republican presidential nominee tweeted on Wednesday night that he would announce his choice on Friday at 11 a.m. (1500 GMT) in Manhattan. The 22-member Indiana Republican Party State Committee will have 30 days to replace Pence o...

Donald Trump officially names Mike Pence as running mate Donald Trump officially names Mike Pence as running mate

EDT Saturday. Though the scheduled Friday morning announcement in NY was delayed because of the attack in Nice, France , a rescheduled announcement is expected soon, with the two standing together, political polar opposites, as the Republican presid...

Dozens dead as vehicle crashed into crowd in Nice, France Dozens dead as vehicle crashed into crowd in Nice, France

Bouhlel was reportedly married with three children and worked as a delivery driver. The truck's front windshield was riddled with bullets, Bouhlel's body slumped inside. "Help my mother, please!" one person yells out amid a cacophony of screaming and...

New York reports first female-to-male Zika transmission via sex

Recently, state officials tested 10 pregnant Dallas women exhibiting Zika symptoms. The researchers conclude that any large-scale government measures to target the Aedes aegypti mosquitoes that carry Zika are unlikely to contain the epidemic.

Donald Trump Formally Names Mike Pence as VP Running Mate

And the staffing headaches will likely pale in comparison to the policy ones: It will be Pence's job to toe Trump's policy line, amplifying and defending the views of the man at the top of the ticket, but those views are constantly changing.

HIV treatment in First Nations communities in the global spotlight

In his speech, the deputy president quoted figures stating that nearly 2 000 girls and young women aged between 14 and 24 are infected with the virus every week. "Immature genital tracts‚ greater use of hormonal contraceptives, and pregnancy increase...

Obesity Can Shave Years Off Your Life Obesity Can Shave Years Off Your Life

In 2014, according to WHO, more than 1.9 billion adults around the world were overweight. Body Mass Index (BMI), which relates a person's weight and height, is used by experts to define overweight and obese limits. Generally also, men are at higher...

Donald Trump selects Mike Pence as VP

Trump said that it's "crazy what's going on" and said, "We have to get awfully tough and we have to get very, very smart". Presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump is delaying his announced of his running mate following the deadly attack on ...

State to distribute Zika-prevention kits for pregnant women

In February, after Brazilian officials linked Zika to surging numbers of fetal deformities, United Nations health officials declared Zika a "public health emergency of worldwide concern". "This is why I established the Zika task force this past Febru...

Zika epidemic likely to 'burn itself out' within 2 or 3 years Zika epidemic likely to 'burn itself out' within 2 or 3 years

Marco Rubio (R-FL) chaired a congressional hearing on the Zika Virus-which the head of the Centers for Disease Control is now calling a "silent epidemic". If people take precautions against mosquito bites, these four countries could be spared Olympic...

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