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Medical American Chloe Kim closes in on halfpipe gold
Author: 0 American Chloe Kim closes in on halfpipe gold

This year's US contingent will have their work cut out for them if they hope to live up to the insane standard of excellence of both American snowboard cross and overall snowboarding in the Olympics . It wasn't the only surprise of the night, though the USA, like all the other teams, is playing without National Hockey League players for the first time since 1994.

Medical Knierims finish Olympics with a heavy heart
Author: 0 Knierims finish Olympics with a heavy heart

Chris is competing for a gold medal in South Korea, and he still managed to give his wife the ideal Valentine's Day . They bobbled it at the U.S. Championships last month in San Jose, and U.S. "That was the highlight of the program, unfortunately". "In the moment, you know, I was so sick and didn't really know where things were going to go for me, whether it was skating or life in general", Scimeca-Knierim said .

Medical Researchers Link
Author: 0 Researchers Link "Ultra-Processed" Foods to Cancer Risk

Alternatively, the association could be attributed to the wide range of additives in ultra-processed foods or migration of bisphenol A from plastic packaging or even the formation of neoformed contaminants due to processing techniques, such as the development of acrylamide due to high heat, the researchers note.

Medical Haverhill first-grader is state's 1st confirmed pediatric flu death
Author: 0 Haverhill first-grader is state's 1st confirmed pediatric flu death

So far, there have not been any children's deaths from the flu in the four-county region. Officials say there were two flu-related child deaths in the state last flu season. DPH estimates between 250 and 1,100 MA residents die annually from complications of influenza . Other symptoms can include a runny nose, head or body aches, chills, vomiting and diarrhea.

Medical 17 new flu deaths reported in North Carolina; 22 in SC
Author: 0 17 new flu deaths reported in North Carolina; 22 in SC

The previous record of 130 deaths was set during last year's flu season. Nationwide, toward the end of January, roughly 1 in 15 doctor visits were for symptoms of the flu. Cape Fear Valley Medical Center and Southeastern Regional Hospital restricted visitors in late January because of the flu. Almost 5,000 cases of the flu have been reported statewide.

Medical Cheeseburgers, chocolate milk off Happy Meal menu at McDonald's
Author: 0 Cheeseburgers, chocolate milk off Happy Meal menu at McDonald's

The fast food giant rolled out a plan to make Happy Meals more nutritious - and obviously, we're totally on board. But they aren't exactly going to turn unhealthy kids healthy. All combinations will comply with new nutritional criteria for added sugar and saturated fat, and 78 percent compliant with the new sodium criteria. It also added apple slices to its Happy Meals and shrunk the serving size of fries to 1.1 ounces.

Medical School board starts school superintendent search process
Author: 0 School board starts school superintendent search process

This year the school board hired the N.C. School Boards Association. Several Montgomery County board members say they are not completely satisfied with the way the intervention of Montgomery Public schools is being run. "Those are the same individuals who are most likely to either choose not to apply in the case of an open search or withdraw from the search if their candidacy were to be made public".

Medical Transgender woman becomes the first in the world to breastfeed
Author: 0 Transgender woman becomes the first in the world to breastfeed

The transgender woman who went on to breastfeed her child had gone to the doctors when her partner was five months pregnant. The 30-year-old, who still has male genitalia, was given an experimental cocktail of drugs by doctors at Mount Sinai Health System in NY.

Medical Former Nats Pitcher Arrested With 44 Pounds of Drugs
Author: 0 Former Nats Pitcher Arrested With 44 Pounds of Drugs

Friday and was being held in lieu of $200,000 bail on suspicion of possession of cocaine over 20 kilograms, possession of cocaine for sale and transportation of cocaine. Loaiza, 46, was arrested Friday during a traffic stop. Depties say Loaiza leased the home in early February. While searching the vehicle, authorities allegedly found a sophisticated compartment used to hide contraband.

Medical Centre creating hurdles in Delhi's development: Kejriwal
Author: 0 Centre creating hurdles in Delhi's development: Kejriwal

Talking about health care, The Delhi CM said that the goal of the Delhi Government is to develop a three-tier healthcare comprising mohlla clinics, polyclinics and multi-specialty or super-speciality clinics. Kejriwal said whichever department digs up roads in the city, it will have to fix it irrespective of the land-owning agency as dug-up roads cause a lot of pollution due to the amount of dust.

Medical Blood test detects concussion related brain damage
Author: 0 Blood test detects concussion related brain damage

Food and Drug Administration . The company's test returns results within four hours. "So this blood test precedes a CT scan unless you're showing signs of extreme trauma". The decision was based on data from a prospective clinical study of 1947 individual blood samples from adults with suspected mTBI and reviewed the product's performance by comparing mTBI blood test results with CT scan results.

Medical 14 worms pulled from woman's eye after rare infection
Author: 0 14 worms pulled from woman's eye after rare infection

The woman's case, reported in the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene yesterday, began in the summer of 2015 in the USA, soon after she returned home from a ranch in Gold Beach, Oregon, where she had been horseback riding. "And Beckley hadn't", Bonura says. They suspected it was an eye worm and recommended Beckley keep flushing them out pending a final identification. Right away, parasitologist Richard Bradbury and his team at the Parasitic Diseases Branch went to work, ...

Medical Esteban Loaiza was reportedly dealing cocaine near preschool
Author: 0 Esteban Loaiza was reportedly dealing cocaine near preschool

Cellular Field in Chicago. He was detained at South Bay Detention Facility in Chula Vista on $200,000 bail. Police arrested former All-Star pitcher Esteban Loaiza after allegedly finding an estimated $500,000 worth of suspected cocaine at a home he was leasing in Southern California.

Medical Tropical cyclone Gita destroys 10 homes in southern Fiji
Author: 0 Tropical cyclone Gita destroys 10 homes in southern Fiji

A house wrecked by the fury of Cyclone Gita . "There's no power supply on those islands". "I've been involved in disaster responses for 30-plus years and it's the worst situation I have been in", Graham Kenna from NEMO said. "The eye went over us, then we lost the meteorology office - it was blown away", Mr Kenna said . "So it was very challenging, and our team started to go out since yesterday to make rapid assessment and today as well, so we will draft where and how we can help".

Medical Robots Smaller Than a Human Hair Can Starve and Shrink Cancerous Tumors
Author: 0 Robots Smaller Than a Human Hair Can Starve and Shrink Cancerous Tumors

In this study, published in the journal Nature Biotechnology today, the DNA sheets were folded into a tube shape to encase blood-clotting drug, Thrombin. "The nanorobot proved to be safe and immunologically inert for use in normal mice and, also in Bama miniature pigs, showing no detectable changes in normal blood coagulation or cell morphology", said Yuliang Zhao, also a professor at NCNST and lead scientist of the worldwide collaborative team.

Medical Eating Slower Tied to Lower Obesity Risk in Type 2 Diabetes
Author: 0 Eating Slower Tied to Lower Obesity Risk in Type 2 Diabetes

The research analysed just under 60,000 Japanese people with diabetes who had frequent health check-ups between 2008 and 2013. During their health checks participants were asked about the speed they ate food, fast, normal or slow, and other food habits including whether they snacked after dinner and skipped breakfast .

Medical Scientists discover new antibiotic family in soil
Author: 0 Scientists discover new antibiotic family in soil

They also knew that trying to culture all their soil samples in a lab would take forever, and that most would not replicate themselves under lab conditions anyway. The US team behind the malacidin discovery are "right to call it a new class of antibiotics", molecular biologist Dr Luke Alderwick told The Independent .

Medical United States woman wakes up with British accent
Author: 0 United States woman wakes up with British accent

Each time the effects only lasted around two weeks before disappearing, but her British accent has now stuck around for two years, The Post reports. Norwegian neurologist G.H. Monrad-Krohn, in bedrock research for the condition, studied a woman struck in the head by shrapnel during a bombing raid in 1941.

Medical Arkansas flu death total rises to 140
Author: 0 Arkansas flu death total rises to 140

However, the stories of otherwise healthy people dying from the virus are really shocking and frightening. In Delaware, the number of flu-related hospitalizations as of February 3, 2018, is 513, more than double the 199 at this time previous year.