Health Care

Gonorrhoea: Hope for possible vaccine

And that prospect is not a certainty by any means. The authors said that more research was now needed to see whether other meningococcal vaccines have a similar effect, and to understand the immunological mechanism. They found that those who had been vaccinated were significantly less likely to have gonorrhea. The current result "provides a very important breakthrough in the development of gonorrhea vaccines", she says.

United Blood Services issues urgent call for donors

At Bonfils Blood Center in Denver, staff aim to have a four-day supply of all blood types on hand at all times in case of emergencies. The current supply of O-negative blood, the universal blood type, sits at about two days. As part of Blood Systems Blood Services division, United Blood Services is included in a multi-state system of blood centers. Virginia Blood Services says a nationwide shortage has created a need for blood donors in our area.

Arab deadline effect: Qatar stock exchange drops

In a conversation with reporters in Rome, Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdul Rahman al-Thani said that the Doha meeting is ready to hear complaints from his Arab neighbours. The President also underscored that unity in the region was critical to accomplishing the Riyadh Summit's goals of defeating terrorism and promoting regional stability.

Illinois Legislature to Miss Midnight Deadline to Pass Budget

But House Speaker Michael Madigan took to the floor, saying a vote wouldn't take place this weekend. Initially, Speaker Madigan had said there would be no votes on substantive bills tomorrow either, but late Saturday afternoon he released a statement that there will be a vote on the revenue package.

Texas' new immigration law goes to court — Focus at Four

But advocates say ICE is arresting many immigrants who do not pose a threat to public safety, such as a Falls Church woman deported to El Salvador last week. The Austin City Council first voted to authorize the lawsuit against the ban on May 18 in a 10-to-1 vote. "This feels like an attack on Latinos".

Emirates Team New Zealand take early control against Oracle Team USA

The Kiwis now hold a 3-0 lead after a fourth successive win wiped out the one-point advantage defending champions Oracle Team USA had held after winning the regatta before the final. As Spithill pointed out, Oracle have been in this position before, having been forced to play their postponement card early on in the last Cup match in San Francisco to buy themselves some time to address some deficiencies in their set-up.

RIDING HIGH: States where marijuana is legal have most car crashes

The institute compared collision claims before and after legalisation, with collision claim rates of comparable states where marijuana is still illegal, to determine whether collision rates are higher than they would be if recreational use was still illegal.

Cancer survivors, families walk in Relay for Life event in Sparta

All the money raised goes towards the American Cancer Society to help in the fight against this disease. Although that wasn't quite reached, the event still pulled in a little more than $56,000. That's only part of the reason they volunteer. The ceremony is followed by the survivor lap, a lap for all cancer survivors and people now being affected by cancer.

Jeremy Corbyn enjoys kickabout as politics takes a backseat

In an article for the Conservative Home website, Timothy conceded that the campaign had failed to communicate "Theresa's positive plan for the future", and to notice surging support for the opposition Labour Party . Defense Secretary Michael Fallon disagreed Sunday that May was mortally wounded and said he expected the Tory members of Parliament to support the prime minister this week.

Slight Chance Of Showers Later, But Sunny & Warm Until Then

West southwest wind 5 to 10 miles per hour becoming light south after midnight. Thursday night should be partly cloudy, and lows will dip to 58 degrees. Partly sunny, with a high near 52. Wednesday night - Mostly clear, with a low around 53. Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 88. Friday: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2 p.m.

Youssef Zaghba identified as third suspect in London Bridge terror attack

London police say they carried out a controlled explosion as they investigated two unattended vehicles near the new USA embassy, but say the incident is now over and is "not terrorism-related". They worked in the same restaurant: Kentucky Fried Chicken in London's East Ham area. Authorities say the threat is unprecedented, with 500 active investigations involving 3,000 individuals in addition to 20,000 former subjects of interest.

Storm kills 5 people in South Africa's Cape Town

Four of the victims were killed in a fire started by lightning, according to the BBC . The "worst storm in living memory" began to unleash its fury on Cape Town early on Wednesday writes Dave Chambers. "Disaster Management cautions the public to avoid the beach, rivers, dams and desist from outdoors activities like hiking", Stayn wrote. Local media outlet Jacaranda FM attributed the death toll of eight to James-Brent Styan, a provincial official.

Washing your hands with hot water is pointless

Before they started the tests, their hands were covered in harmless bugs. Findings from the study may have major implications with regards to saving water energy, as warm or hot water requires more energy than cold water. Dr Lisa Ackerley said: 'Warm water is good as it helps the soap to lather and it's the action of washing soap off which helps to get hands clean. The issue of water temperature has been debated for a number of years without enough science to provide proof that water ...

Queensland police killer shot dead after 21-hour siege

Authorities had set up an exclusion zone around the farm and began negotiating with Maddison at midnight. Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has sent condolences to Senior Constable Forte's friends and family. The incident occurred around 2.20pm as police were attempting to intercept a vehicle on Wellers Road at Seventeen Mile. Three officers were said to have been injured in the incident.

Farm Groups Mad At Trump For Failing Ag Community In New Budget

Ironically, this is being proposed at a time when possibly half of IL farmers will have insurance claims because of flooding, replanting and abandoned acreage. USW activities in more than 100 countries are made possible through producer checkoff dollars managed by 18 state wheat commissions and cost-share funding provided by USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service.

Supreme Court Says Lawmakers Discriminated Against Black Voters In North Carolina

They sided with state officials that the district was drawn for political gain not to disenfranchise black voters. Right? I mean, that's the question the district court was trying to answer. "The evidence at trial - including live witness testimony subject to credibility determinations - adequately supports the District Court's conclusion that race , not politics, accounted for District 12's reconfiguration", Kagan wrote.

Union: Up to 40K walking off the job at AT&T this weekend

Landline workers in California and Nevada picketed for a day in March to protest work rules for some in-home technicians and moves to replace US call-center jobs with contractors hired overseas. According to the CWA's website the union plans to picket AT&T stores around the country, including one in Austintown, two in Boardman and two in Niles on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

China rappers to Seoul: 'Big brother' opposes missile shield

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (C) provides field guidance at the newly built National Space Development General Satellite Control and Command Centre in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang May 3, 2015.

Facebook is using AI to hide spammy posts from your News Feed

The users of Facebook feel annoyed by such links/websites and had always criticized Facebook for not taking any action against such sites. Facebook is building an informed community. To make that happen, Facebook is decreasing how many poor-quality links will be presented to users, something that appears to be part of an overall mission to decrease the presence of "misinformation" on the social network.

Brazil declares end to Zika emergency after fall in cases

The health ministry noted that from January to April this year, there were almost 8,000 Zika cases, a drop of 95.3 percent on the same period last year when there were more than 170,000 documented cases. "The Ministry of Health and other entities involved including states and municipalities, will maintain their policy to combat Zika , dengue and Chikungunya", stated, the Secretary of Health Surveillance at the Ministry of Health , Adeílson Cavalcante, during the press conference to ...

Christy Clark to close out campaign in Abbotsford Monday

He will be accompanied by his family, including his 19-year-old son who will vote for the first time. The same percentage said they'd vote for the NDP, followed by 15 per cent who'd opt to throw their support behind Andrew Weaver's Green Party.

Nissan car blocks signal to crackdown on drivers using phones

Created in the 1830s, the Faraday cage is an enclosure made of a conductive material, such as wire mesh, which blocks electromagnetic fields. While the Nissan Signal Shield blocks any Bluetooth or network signals from reaching the smartphone, motorists still have the ability to stream music from their device by connecting to USB or auxiliary within the compartment.

Chipotle warns of credit breach at restaurants

The fast-casual restaurant said it recently detected unauthorized activity on its network that supports the payment system. On Tuesday, the company made an announcement on its site warning customers of a "data security incident". Chipotle plans to notify any affected customers when it gets "further clarity" about the timeframes and the restaurant locations that were affected.

Men's DMR Places Eighth at Penn Relays

On Thursday morning, North Penn's 4x800 team of sophomore Jenna Webb, senior Uche Nwogwugwu, junior Ariana Gardizy and senior anchor Mikaela Vlasic finished second in their heat with a time of 9:11.65. "The record is an honor but it definitely is not something that has been on my mind over the years". "I saw there were some huge gaps between the places in the previous heats, so I just wanted every single decimal to get these boys in".

The 'plastic bag' womb that could save lives

Though it could take another decade for the device to take a shape of reality, experts hope to procure licence for the device that could be used to support highly premature babies. In both systems, infants breathe a simulated amniotic fluid, but in MI, they're not immersed in a bag of fluid. The system was comprised of a few main factors to support stable development: a circulatory system, a closed fluid environment and use of the fetus' own heart to pump blood around the system - not an ...

Bulls' Rondo fined for attempting to trip Celtics' Crowder

He scored eight points in the third quarter, helping the Celtics regain control, and finished with nine assists in the game. Thomas, still grieving the death of his sister, had a few things to say, too. The incident occurred with about 31 seconds left in the first quarter of Boston's 104-87 win at United Center. "We're not going to put this all on missing Rondo because he might not show up", Wade said.

Clement: Stoke clash is a must-win game

Hull, who are two points better off than Swansea in 17th position, have a kinder-looking run-in, starting at home to mid-table Watford on Saturday. "I am very proud of the team today", Clement told Match of the Day . Swansea are fighting for their lives now and are in desperate need of three points to aid the Welsh team's chances of avoiding demotion to the Championship.

Pence says Trump to attend Asian summit in Nov

Paynor said . He said it could also generate income for hosts cities and provinces. On another matter, Mr. Duterte might visit South Korea, an ASEAN dialogue partner, in the "second half of this year" - according to the Korean newspaper Maeil Business News Korea which cited Korea Importers Association (KOIMA).

Nearby Planet Might Be Just Right For Life

As far as possible life is concerned, LHS-1140b is ticking all the requirements. Sound familiar? The TRAPPIST-1 system also orbits an M-Dwarf, but here's why this discovery could be even more explosive. When scientists are trying to peer into an alien atmosphere to look for signs of life, what they're actually doing is trying to see through it. It is also being said the larger planets are more prone to flooding compared to the smaller ones.

No US role in Libya beyond defeating IS, says Trump

But they differed on any U.S. role in Libya, with the prime minister declaring that that country, too, needed to be stabilized and that the United States could play an important role there, an idea Trump quickly shot down. "We both seek a trading relationship that is balanced, reciprocal", said Trump, who has been sharply critical of trade imbalances between the United States and many other nations.