Quest for new antibiotics gets right up your nose

The nose is a breeding ground for many of them, including S. aureus , which is foundin about 30 percent of the human population. Next, lugdunin's ability to inhibit S. aureus in their noses. The former Goldman Sachs chief economist said overus... More..

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Deutsche Bank chief warns of deeper cuts after quarterly revenue drop
by | Thursday, July 28, 2016

Deutsche Bank chief warns of deeper cuts after quarterly revenue drop

The Corporate & Investment Bank group division comprises corporate banking and securities activities and is divided into Corporate Banking & Securities (CB&S), comprising Markets and Corporate Finance businesse...More..

by | Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Colombia declares end of Zika epidemic, as other experts urge caution

The virus is not yet being spread by mosquitoes in the United States, so all of those infections were likely acquired overseas or through sexual transmission. The results of that test, typically performed more ...More..

by | Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Brazil police arrest last suspect in Olympics terrorism case

As far as Paes's kangaroo joke, it appears the Australian Olympic Committee is less than pleased. The litany of grievances from Australia, which moved members of its delegation into nearby hotels, revived con...More..

by | Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Olympics 2016: Blocked toilets, exposed wires at Rio Athletes' Village

Nevertheless, this isn't the start the International Olympic Committee would've been hoping for . Local reports said about 5 per cent of the 3600 apartments had gas, water and electrical faults, and some wer...More..

Tropical Storm Darby Moves On Leaving Flooding and Brown Water
by | Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Tropical Storm Darby Moves On Leaving Flooding and Brown Water

The authority notes that all airports, highways and roads are open Monday. To the east of Darby was Hurricane Georgette, and Tropical Storm Frank was closer to the coast of Mexico. Honolulu police urged drivers...More..

Canada's June Annual Inflation Rises on Housing Costs
by | Saturday, July 23, 2016

Canada's June Annual Inflation Rises on Housing Costs

This acceleration was partly attributable to the homeowners' replacement cost index, which was up more year over year in June (+3.5%) than in May (+2.7%). On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose for the first ...More..

'Celebration of life' to honor Pat Summitt
by | Saturday, July 23, 2016

'Celebration of life' to honor Pat Summitt

The crowd of almost 7,000 Tennessee faithful clapped, cheered, laughed and cried throughout a more than hourlong "celebration of life" service Thursday at Thompson-Boling Arena. "So I hope they realize that t...More..

Colorado town's water may be tainted with marijuana chemical
by | Saturday, July 23, 2016

Colorado town's water may be tainted with marijuana chemical

There are indications that one of the town's five wells was tampered with, but it's not known if the water was deliberately tainted, according to Yowell. The Colorado Department of Health said the water is cons...More..

'Abnormal' foetus: SC asks medical board to examine woman
by | Saturday, July 23, 2016

'Abnormal' foetus: SC asks medical board to examine woman

It directed for placing the report of the medical board on Monday (July 25) for further consideration. She said her foetus is afflicted with Anencephaly - a birth defect that causes brain malformation that is...More..

by | Friday, July 22, 2016

A Mosquito-Borne Virus Is Sweeping Into State - And It's Not Zika

Expect the digest to land in your in email in box around 7 p.m. It's free to sign up! In the last month, Yolo County has reported 52 mosquito samples and 20 dead birds that have tested positive for West Nil...More..

This Vaginal Ring Could Be The Secret To Protecting Women Against HIV
by | Friday, July 22, 2016

This Vaginal Ring Could Be The Secret To Protecting Women Against HIV

The Aspire - or MTN-020 - trial involved 2,629 women aged between 18 to 45 from Malawi, Uganda, South Africa and Zimbabwe. Additional research center sites in South Africa will be activated in the coming week...More..

China Will Conduct 3-day Military Drill in South China Sea
by | Thursday, July 21, 2016

China Will Conduct 3-day Military Drill in South China Sea

Starting today, China will host military exercises off the east coast of its Hainan island province, its maritime administration said on its website, AFP reported. "This is like the territorial disputes betwe...More..

'Wolf of Wall Street' Producers Accused in Massive Malaysia Corruption Probe
by | Thursday, July 21, 2016

'Wolf of Wall Street' Producers Accused in Massive Malaysia Corruption Probe

Subsequent reports said the money originated from 1MDB and may have exceeded $1 billion, which 1MDB denies. The FBI and other USA regulators, including New York's Department of Financial Services, have been...More..

Cranston is 'The Infiltrator' in routine crime drama
by | Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Cranston is 'The Infiltrator' in routine crime drama

Mazur's story (and his book) is so compelling it was nearly inevitable we'd see a movie one day - and the movie we got is one of the best of the year. " I feel like television has taken over so much that there'...More..

India's top court bars ministers, bureaucrats from BCCI
by | Wednesday, July 20, 2016

India's top court bars ministers, bureaucrats from BCCI

However, the verdict from the apex court on Monday has marked the end of the current state of affairs in the BCCI. "I will check out my plan of action, but when the mandate is to implement, we will have to see ...More..

Stenson wins duel with Mickelson to claim British Open
by | Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Stenson wins duel with Mickelson to claim British Open

Even when Stenson took a two-shot lead by rolling in a 50-foot birdie putt across the 15th green, Mickelson answered with a 3-wood up the narrow front in the green to 30 feet. "You know", he reflected, "it's no...More..

by | Monday, July 18, 2016

Thousands cross Venezuela border shopping for scarce food

The border across a pedestrian bridge connecting Tachira in Venezuela and Cucuta in Colombia opened on Saturday, a day earlier than authorities from both countries had previously announced. He ordered the borde...More..

by | Monday, July 18, 2016

First case of Zika spread by sex from woman to man

He also believes that sexual transmission of the virus should not keep people from protecting themselves from mosquitoes - the main source of infection - whenever they travel to Zika-endemic areas. The L.A. T...More..

by | Saturday, July 16, 2016

SA gears to host International Aids Conference again

Nkosi Johnson's adoptive mother, Gail Johnson, says the young Aids activist would have been proud to know that millions of people are now receiving ARV treatment. But, the country had a slow response to HIV/Aid...More..

by | Saturday, July 16, 2016

Nintendo Shares Up 56% Amid Pokemon GO Craze

Although the game's release was postponed in many countries, it did not stop the game from bagging some rocketing achievements. "Unofficial versions of " Pokémon GO " downloaded from third-party websites may ...More..

by | Friday, July 15, 2016

CMS: Projected overall growth rate in health spending holding firm

Total health expenditures by the government, businesses and households reached $3.2 trillion in 2015, a 5.5 percent increase from the year before.That's 1.3 percentage points faster than the rise in gross domes...More..

by | Friday, July 15, 2016

Watch Where Pokemon Go Leads You

We've also embedded the chat below so you can join in if you don't have an iPhone or just want the convenience of chatting in your Web browser. The timing is fortuitous: Whichever studio wins the bidding wa...More..

by | Thursday, July 14, 2016

Caroline Aherne was alone when she died

We've lost another one of our best'. Gallagher was performing just hours after news of Aherne's death had broken, and he fittingly chose 'Half The World Away' to pause and reflect on the life of one of Brit...More..

by | Wednesday, July 13, 2016

High stakes legal ruling looms in South China Sea dispute

Earlier on Tuesday, China said it is ready to confront the U.S. if it intervenes in the South China Sea dispute by force, the Chinese Global Times newspaper reported, adding that Beijing should accelerate dev...More..

North Carolina AG says body camera law needs fixing
by | Wednesday, July 13, 2016

North Carolina AG says body camera law needs fixing

The law, formally known as House Bill 972 , is described as "an act to provide that body-worn camera and dashboard camera recordings are not public records" and legislation to provide "transparency between our...More..

by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

What you need to know about mosquitoes, Zika virus and repellents

Thomas Dobbs. "If you're visiting an area with Zika this summer, it's important to practice proper mosquito prevention while you're there and when you come home". Mosquito experts in south Georgia are keeping...More..

by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

U.S. condemns deadly outbreak of violence in South Sudan

Fighting erupted four days ago in the capital Juba between followers of President Salva Kiir and Riek Machar, the former rebel leader who was reinstated as vice -president under a deal to end a two-year civi...More..

Pokemon Go captures the world's attention
by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Pokemon Go captures the world's attention

And in Missouri, four teens robbed victims after luring them to a specific location using Pokemon Go. USA highway authorities told gamers not to drive while playing with the warning "Eyes up, Poké Balls d...More..

by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

GOP backs new emergency fund for public health crises

Three new Zika virus cases have been reported in MS, one in a local north MS county. It marked the sixth case of the country's Zika virus infection since the fifth one was detected some 50 days ago. Researc...More..

by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Taste of the Tour: When in Limoges, eat a Limousin steak

I know how hard I worked to get back after being sick so many times past year and missing out on the Tour. When I crossed the line, I kind of knew I got it today, ” Cavendish said. The world champion simply d...More..

Golfer Jordan Spieth to skip Rio Olympics for 'health reasons'
by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Golfer Jordan Spieth to skip Rio Olympics for 'health reasons'

Now ranked world number 308, Siddikur was the first Bangladeshi to win the Asian Tour title in 2010. Anytime I can represent my country, I will be there. The 14-time major victor said the qualifying format - fo...More..

by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Nasa's Juno spacecraft loops into Jupiter orbit

The video is composed of images Juno took with its JunoCam instrument between June 12 and June 29, as the spacecraft closed the distance to Jupiter from 10 million miles (16 million kilometers) to 3 million...More..

Study of promising cancer therapy halted due to deaths
by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Study of promising cancer therapy halted due to deaths

CEO Bishop said the company will have more clarity in the next few weeks on timing of the halted trial. Although the biotech's clinical trials for its other CAR-T cell product candidates were not included i...More..

Juno (JUNO) Suffers Setback, Pivotal Study on Clinical Hold
by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Juno (JUNO) Suffers Setback, Pivotal Study on Clinical Hold

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration ( FDA ) has ordered the 4-billion-dollar company to temporarily halt the promising study that was once expected to produce a breakthrough product. In a call Thursday, Juno...More..

West Nile testing begins in Effingham County
by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

West Nile testing begins in Effingham County

Hamidah Meghani, Halton Region Medical Officer of Health, in a media release. While West Nile virus is the chief concern in regard to mosquitoes in Utah, national concern about the spread of the Zika virus ...More..

by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

'Outlander': Brianna & Roger Finally Meet In Season 2 Finale

Claire is a successful surgeon, who is poised, and independent. She promised Frank she would never tell Brianna, because she was completely Frank's daughter. There are speculations that Brianna and Roger will p...More..

by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Health officials confirm 2nd human case of Zika in Davidson County

The Zika threat to the United States is real, according to Dr. Tom Frieden, who directs the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . Adi Pour, said, "We are only an airplane away from a country th...More..

by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

I'll be back at Wimbledon, vows beaten Federer

The 34-year-old expressed his frustrations at having missed out on the final as this was his best chance to secure his first grand slam title since winning Wimbledon back in 2012. "I hope I didn't hurt myself",...More..

Snoop Dogg Smoked on 'Celebrity Family Feud' Marijuana Question
by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Snoop Dogg Smoked on 'Celebrity Family Feud' Marijuana Question

I'm surprised Snoop didn't say "join him.' Anyway then the boxing legend swooped in and stole the chance to play from the Broadus" by getting the #2 answer: "scream at him". Prior to Snoop's Family Feud f...More..

'Outlander' season 2 premiere spoilers: Finale to introduce Roger and Brianna
by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

'Outlander' season 2 premiere spoilers: Finale to introduce Roger and Brianna

Brianna's a hard character to embody, asked to be the ideal blend of Claire and Jamie, a combination of traits that could go really well or really poorly depending on the mix. Moore told us they did have to "re...More..

Red Cross seeks blood donors as supplies run low in summer
by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Red Cross seeks blood donors as supplies run low in summer

It's the blood donations on the shelves that help save lives when an emergency occurs". Following an emergency request by The American Red Cross for blood and platelet donations, there are opportunities to gi...More..

by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Most Americans reject Clinton's not being charged for private e-mail usage

The new proposals (and expected endorsement) come amid reported "daily talks" between Sanders's campaign manager, Jeff Weaver, and Clinton's campaign manager, Robby Mook, both Vermont natives. The Communica...More..

by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Teens Who Would Have Never Smoked Cigarettes Are Vaping

Bates also said it's worth exploring if the observed effects of e-cigarette use on vascular function are caused by nicotine. In 2011, only around 1.5 percent of high-schoolers had vapored in the past month, acc...More..

Usain Bolt Reportedly Named in Jamaica Squad For Rio Olympics Despite Injury
by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Usain Bolt Reportedly Named in Jamaica Squad For Rio Olympics Despite Injury

Bolt will be among the names that the Jamaica Olympic Association confirms on Monday will be heading to the Games, according to the Jamaica Gleaner . That makes the third-place finisher in the 100 and 200 at...More..

Thousands turn out to welcome home champions Portugal
by | Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Thousands turn out to welcome home champions Portugal

Their energy levels and precision in the final were just not the same as they had been against the Germans, and Portugal capitalised on that. Deschamps, who is expected to remain France coach until the 2018 W...More..

Spieth skipping Olympics, latest star golfer to withdraw
by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Spieth skipping Olympics, latest star golfer to withdraw

So far, 13 male golfers from around the world have announced they will skip the Olympics, citing concerns due to the mosquito-borne Zika virus. Spieth was not expected to speak until Tuesday. "I think fans real...More..

Portugal parade Euro 2016 trophy to thousands of supporters in Lisbon
by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Portugal parade Euro 2016 trophy to thousands of supporters in Lisbon

Thousands of fans greeted Euro 2016 champions Portugal as they landed in Lisbon on Monday, chanting the name of goal hero Eder, whose extra-time screamer sealed the 1-0 victory over France. The ugly duckling ...More..

by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Mark Cavendish relieved to emerge unscathed after eighth-place finish

The 189.5km stage five starts just outside Arras and finishes in Amiens. I am not going to predict who, but there are some close contenders in terms of time. Tour debutants Oliver Naesen and Alexis Gougeard, al...More..

by | Monday, July 11, 2016

Tour de France: Sagan finishes in third and retains leader's jersey

Marcel Kittel burst back into the limelight when the German snatched his ninth Tour de France stage win on Tuesday, prevailing in a tough bunch sprint. "I'm very happy", the Slovakian said. France's Julien ...More..