Medicina

Prosecutors: Milwaukee jail withheld water as punishment

Prosecutors: Milwaukee jail withheld water as punishment They recommended charges against two jail supervisors and five correctional officers. But despite the investigation into his jail, Clarke remains popular with many conservatives, including some who have been trying to get him to run for U.S. Además...

Government relaxes healthy standard for school meals

Currently, schools have dropped down to "Target 1", which is a range of about 1,200mg to 1,400mg or less. Perdue said the rules were created to give schools more flexibility. "The regulations have proven to be burdensome and unworkable for schools to implement", a related report from the House Freedom Caucus read. She directs the Tisch Center for Food, Education and Policy at the Teachers Co... Además...

Wisconsin Legislature set to pass bills targeting opioids

Wisconsin Legislature set to pass bills targeting opioids The state Senate has already approved the bill, and it appears to have support in the Assembly. The state Senate was set to pass a bill Tuesday that would legalize the delivery robots. Sen. Janet Bewley in criticizing the bills. Backers of the proposal up for a vote Tuesday say it's necessary because the state Department of Revenue told festival organizers it was going to enforce a state law ... Además...

Athletics-Kenya's Keitany breaks women's only world record at London Marathon

Athletics-Kenya's Keitany breaks women's only world record at London Marathon Ethiopian Bekele, widely regarded as the greatest distance runner of all time, set 5 000m and 10 000m world records in 2004, improving the longer distance a year later, and nobody has got remotely close to either since. Letitia Egan, from Worcester Park in Surrey, has set herself the gruelling challenge in aid of the charity Meningitis Research Foundation (MRF). Quick take analysis and top 10 ... Además...

Borges: Retiro de Venezuela de la OEA es nulo e inconstitucional

Según Maduro "muchos otros estados, padecen y se quejan" del "desvío y pérdida de sentido" de la OEA , un mecanismo que, aseguró, se ha convertido en un "vehículo de intervenciones abiertamente lesivas de los principios y del estado de derecho", así como en un "instrumento infame al servicio de los intereses hegemónicos imperiales". Además...

Celebrity gluten-free diets increase heart disease risk

Celebrity gluten-free diets increase heart disease risk Adjusted analysis showed there was no significant association between gluten intake and coronary heart disease. About one in 100 people have coeliac disease, an autoimmune condition where eating gluten triggers harmful inflammation of the digestive system. Además...

US Sen. Durbin of Illinois treated for irregular heartbeat

US Sen. Durbin of Illinois treated for irregular heartbeat In the procedure a catheter emits painless radio frequency pulses in order to destroy "abnormal heart tissue" and correct an "irregular heartbeat". During an annual physical, doctors found Durbin had an abnormal heart rhythm. The Senator called the episode "a heart tune-up", and said he anticipates it will give his "classic roadster many more miles of reliable service", in his official statement... Además...

Hit and Run: Plumber's ashes flushed at ballpark bathrooms

Hit and Run: Plumber's ashes flushed at ballpark bathrooms The New York Times has the story of a man from Flushing, Queens (no - seriously), who has been sending his childhood friend and fellow Mets fan's ashes down the pipes in ballpark restrooms since 2009. "I always flush in between, though", he added. "That's another rule of mine". McDonald has flushed the remains at 16 stadiums so far, according to Zachary Ripple of the New York Daily News . Además...

Pakistan, India make hotline contact after soldiers killed across border

Pakistan, India make hotline contact after soldiers killed across border BSF's Prem Sagar and an Indian soldier were killed and their bodies "mutilated" by Pakistani forces on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday. He had moved the Supreme Court in 2012 seeking a direction to the ministry of external affairs of India to approach the ICJ (international court of justice) for action against Pakistani army men who killed his son in violation of "Geneva C... Además...

Snow, rain slows South Dakota planting progress

Subsoil moisture supply was rated at 2 percent short, 60 percent adequate, and 38 percent surplus. "Growers are getting anxious to begin planting, but the weather remains against them". Statewide, 33 percent of oats had been planted by April 30, seven days behind last year and five days behind the five-year average. Corn prices decreased 16 cents from last March to $3.77 per bushel. Además...

Trump administration rolls back nutrition standards for school lunches

USDA will seek to publish an interim rule as soon as possible to effect the change in milk policy. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced the changes Monday, stating that the federal government will halt sodium reduction requirements for the next three years and allow schools to serve non-whole grain products. Además...

Congress Reintroduces Equality Act

Despite significant advances, LGBT people across the country remain vulnerable to discrimination on a daily basis and too often have little recourse. That is all I have ever wanted for myself, and is something the Equality Act could help make real. Además...

Trump signed a stopgap spending bill that will prevent a government shutdown

Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., said on the Senate floor before the vote. The White House desperately wanted a vote on the reworked bill this week in order to give President Donald Trump a victory as the marker of his first 100 days approaches Saturday. Además...

Medical marijuana, hemp protections included in federal spending bill

Medical marijuana, hemp protections included in federal spending bill The spending bill that will keep the government open until September includes the extension of a policy that prohibits the Department of Justice from using federal money to interfere with states' medical-marijuana laws, such as Washington state. Además...

USA blacks living longer, but health gaps persist: CDC study

USA blacks living longer, but health gaps persist: CDC study The death rate, which is usually calculated as deaths per 1,000 people per year, fell 25 percent for African-Americans during the 17-year period, mostly for those aged 65 and older, the CDC said. According to the study, African-Americans in all age groups had lower educational attainment and home ownership and almost twice the rate of poverty and unemployment as whites. Además...

Despite Donald Trump, Medical Science Just Got A $2 Billion Boost

Despite Donald Trump, Medical Science Just Got A $2 Billion Boost Oklahoma Rep. Tom Cole, a Republican who chairs the appropriations subcommittee that oversees NIH funding and who sits on the budget committee, said funding medical research is something Republicans and Democrats agree on easily. "We're extremely grateful" to the leaders of the House and Senate committees that oversee NIH's budget, says Jennifer Zeitzer, director of legislative relations for the F... Además...

Panthers Waive Tre Boston, Four Others

Panthers Waive Tre Boston, Four Others Boston made a career-high 10 starts last season, posting 50 tackles, two interceptions, six passes defensed and two sacks. This move leaves the Panthers extremely thin at the position, and makes the decision to not draft any safety help very puzzling. Además...

Scientists Create Artificial Womb That Could Help Prematurely Born Babies

Scientists Create Artificial Womb That Could Help Prematurely Born Babies The first attempt appears to be a success as the premature lamb grew successfully inside the artificial womb or the biobag for three to four weeks. He acknowledged that parents might question the approach, but notes that the preemies always could be whisked into standard care if they fared poorly in the new system. Además...

Hollywood writers' guild strikes deal

Hollywood writers' guild strikes deal Ryan Murphy always has a show in the works and a strike could disrupt the delicate dance that is required to juggle his TV properties. It had been festering for a while now, the negations over new contracts between the Writers Guild of America and major studios, with the threat of a strike looming over head, but thankfully we can all now rest easy. Además...

Remesas a México repuntaron 15.1% durante marzo

Remesas a México repuntaron 15.1% durante marzo De acuerdo con la información del Banxico , el monto de las remesas familiares en marzo de este año, de 2,520 millones de dólares , es el mayor desde octubre del 2008, cuando estos flujos ascendieron a 2,637 millones de dólares . El número de operaciones aumentó 6.1 por ciento para cerrar en un total de 8 millones de envíos. El Banxico precisa que en cifras acumuladas, las remesas se in... Además...


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