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Annual amnesty for unused antibiotics to tackle drug-resistant bugs

Annual amnesty for unused antibiotics to tackle drug-resistant bugs Antimicrobial resistance is the ability of a microorganism (bacterium, virus and some parasites) to prevent antibiotics, antivirals and antimalarials from working against it. Data from 77 countries show that antibiotic resistance is making the common sexually-transmitted infection much harder, and in some cases, impossible to treat. [Full Article...]

New blood pressure guidelines released

New blood pressure guidelines released And thirdly, we set lower blood pressure targets during treatment. Damage to blood vessels begins soon after blood pressure is elevated , said Whelton, who is the Show Chwan professor of global public health at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and School of Medicine in New Orleans. [Full Article...]

Lebanon's Aoun's upbeat on Hariri's comments

Lebanon's Aoun's upbeat on Hariri's comments In a televised interview with Future Television's Paula Yacoubian , Saad Al Hariri re-confirmed his resignation from his position as Lebanon's Prime Minister. According to sources speaking to Reuters, Hariri believed he had convinced Saudi officials of the need to maintain an entente with Hezbollah for the sake of Lebanon's stability. [Full Article...]

Hannibal Salvation Army kicks off Tree of Lights campaign

Hannibal Salvation Army kicks off Tree of Lights campaign Susie Chitwood, director of the Salvation Army Tifton Service Center, said that they want to get people signed up early this year, since the bell ringing starts in November. Help us provide food, hydration, shelter and long-term assistance to our fellow Texans in need. The goal is 25 percent higher than last year's $800,000 target - which was not met, according to Springfield Business Journal rep... [Full Article...]

Bill Gates Commits $100 Million for Alzheimer's Fund and Startups

Bill Gates Commits $100 Million for Alzheimer's Fund and Startups Gates will also donate another $50 million in startups working in Alzheimer's research. The drugs approved to treat Alzheimer's are only capable of mitigating symptoms. "Most of the major pharmaceutical companies continue to pursue the amyloid and tau pathways". "In the first example of its kind in dementia, the DDF has now brought together funding from the private sector, charity and industry, ... [Full Article...]

Men more at risk of rare heart attack after sex

Men more at risk of rare heart attack after sex Previous studies have looked at sex and heart attacks, but those are caused by a clot suddenly restricting blood flow, and people usually have time to get to a hospital and be treated, said Dr. Looking at the numbers, the researchers concluded that the overall risk of cardiac arrest being triggered by sexual activity was low, and even lower for women. [Full Article...]

Amaechi Rejects Wike's Award, Demands Public Apology

Amaechi Rejects Wike's Award, Demands Public Apology Fani-kayode on hos Twitter handle said: using SARS thugs to attempt to murder Gov. Wike and knocking down his outrider with a auto will not help Rotimi Ameachi win Rivers state. Fakorede is ever ready to lead the ill-advised onslaught". The minister had arrived Port Harcourt this afternoon (Saturday). Tonye Princewill went further to ask, "why did an attempt by Amaechi who was behind the steerin... [Full Article...]

SC somehow turned an intercepted pass into a 20 yard gain

SC somehow turned an intercepted pass into a 20 yard gain Florida falls to 3-5 and Florida falls to 3-5 in the SEC and 3-6 overall. They also will finish in at least a tie for second place in the SEC East, and could have second place all to themselves if Kentucky loses another game (the Wildcats finish with Georgia). [Full Article...]


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