• Zika outbreak prompts travel warning for area of Miami
Zika outbreak prompts travel warning for area of Miami

This money is a "stopgap diverted from other public health resources until Zika funds are provided by Congress", the agency said in a news release. Scott said the latest testing has been hyper-localized to three specific parts of Miami-Dade and Broward counties.

Read more

  • CDC: Mosquito eradication difficult in Miami neighborhood
CDC: Mosquito eradication difficult in Miami neighborhood

It had previously been thought that the disease could only spread from male-to-female or male-to-male. Governor Rick Scott revealed this week that 10 additional people have contracted Zika , most likely transmitted locally from mosquito bites , adding to the six cases announced last week.

Read more

  • Australia hit again: computer, shirts stolen at Rio Olympics
Australia hit again: computer, shirts stolen at Rio Olympics

Team shirts and a laptop belonging to a cycling coach were stolen after athletes were evacuated from a building following a basement fire last Friday. I'm not accusing anybody but there are a lot of non-accredited workers, cleaners, housekeepers, maintenance workers still walking around. The shirts were the team's long-sleeved "Zika shirts", crea...

Read more

  • Dolphins' Jordan reinstated by NFL after sitting out 2015
Dolphins' Jordan reinstated by NFL after sitting out 2015

Before the start of the regular season, Jordan will meet with the league. But according to the NFL's statement on the matter, Jordan will be limited to "meetings, conditioning work and similar activities". Jordan, who was never able to overtake fellow defensive ends Cam Wake or Olivier Vernon to become a full time starter, served a four-game suspen...

Read more

  • Marlins acquire Cashner, Rea in 7-player deal
Marlins acquire Cashner, Rea in 7-player deal

The Marlins also picked up minor league reliever Tayron Guerrero in the deal with the Padres. The team is tied with the Cardinals for the second National League wild card heading into the weekend, and now it adds depth to a starting five that has been sapped by injury and ineffectiveness in recent weeks.

Read more

  • Deep Space Radiation Caused Heart Problems For Apollo Astronauts
Deep Space Radiation Caused Heart Problems For Apollo Astronauts

This is in line with a 2014 paper that declared space radiation the number one risk to astronaut health beyond the low-earth orbit. It is well-documented that age is the biggest risk factor for all diseases, and cardiovascular disease is the big killer of Americans.

Read more

  • Behavior changes offer clues that dementia could be brewing
Behavior changes offer clues that dementia could be brewing

They found that 82 per cent of the patients, who had an average age of 60, had shown some form of behaviour change. "We're not talking about a blip in someone's behavior", said Dr. James Hendrix, the director of the Global Sciences Initiative at the Alzheimer's Association , explained the challenges of diagnosing Alzheimer's disease with cur...

Read more

  • Chipotle says it plans to open burger restaurant
Chipotle says it plans to open burger restaurant

Before its recent setback, Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. had found enormous success in positioning itself as an alternative to traditional fast-food chains. Tasty Made shakes will be made with milk, cream, sugar, eggs and other natural ingredients, Ells said. It probably doesn't hurt that Chef Nate Appleman and Chipotle's national training director D...

Read more

  • Mosquitoes suspected in 2 new mysterious Florida Zika cases
Mosquitoes suspected in 2 new mysterious Florida Zika cases

One Blood, which supplies blood to more than 200 hospitals in most of Florida and parts of Georgia, Alabama and SC, said all of the agency's sites would begin testing for Zika on Friday. The CDC also pointed out that "new information has indicated that some infected pregnant women can have evidence of Zika virus in their blood for longer than th...

Read more

  • The Wall Street Journal: Deutsche Bank profit tumbles 98%
The Wall Street Journal: Deutsche Bank profit tumbles 98%

Net revenues fell 20 percent to 7.39 billion euros from 9.18 billion euros a year ago. Overall, Deutsche Bank's shares have lost about 44 percent of their market value in 2016. While its revenues in transaction banking remained stable in the quarter, earnings from private, wealth & commercial clients witnessed a decline of 11%.

Read more

  • Cubs, Yankees agree on Aroldis Chapman trade
Cubs, Yankees agree on Aroldis Chapman trade

Chapman is a free agent after this season and he has character issues that may make the Cubs' think twice before pulling the trigger on a deal with the Yankees. It would not surprise me if Torres was the starting for the New York Yankees in 2018. They might even be able to get more than they gave up for him.

Read more

  • Zika investigations eating up funds, Florida officials say
Zika investigations eating up funds, Florida officials say

That includes surveying households and neighbours within the mosquito's flying radius of the residence of the person who has Zika . Health authorities in Utah are investigating a unique case of Zika found in a pers. The department of health in Broward County will distribute Zika prevention kits and mosquito repellant, officials said. Unborn ch...

Read more

  • Omega-3s in fish tied to better colon cancer outcomes
Omega-3s in fish tied to better colon cancer outcomes

Professor Ann Richardson, of the University of Canterbury's School of Health Science, noted the researchers' points that the studies were observational and that more work is needed in a larger population. Dietary oily fish content and other omega 3 fatty acids can benefit patients suffering from bowel (colorectal) cancer, and even lower their ris...

Read more

  • IPM's dapivirine ring may offer significant HIV protection when used consistently
IPM's dapivirine ring may offer significant HIV protection when used consistently

The ring is meant to be used for a month at a time, and women can insert and remove it themselves. It also found that women above the age of 25 were more likely to consistently wear the ring. The goal of HOPE is to offer women a product shown to be safe and able to provide some protection against HIV. Launching DREAM and HOPE open-label extensi...

Read more

  • US goes after more than $1B taken from Malaysian fund
US goes after more than $1B taken from Malaysian fund

More than $3.5 billion was misappropriated from the fund, and about $1 billion was laundered through the United States banking system, the Justice Department said . PetroSaudi repeatedly has denied any wrongdoing and said 1MDB was fully compensated with profits for the investment. The lawsuits also named Najib's friend, Malaysian financier Low T...

Read more

  • Trump Kids, GOP Leadership Highlight Night Two Of The RNC
Trump Kids, GOP Leadership Highlight Night Two Of The RNC

That, compounded with Tiffany Trump's genuine warmth and heartfelt words about her father Donald Trump at the RNC last night, might sway some voters into thinking that perhaps Donald is not so bad after all. "I wanted to create some consistency where she could see him". (Her boyfriend, Ross Mechanic, is a registered Democrat doing an internship t...

Read more

  • Florida May Have Its First Zika Virus Outbreak
Florida May Have Its First Zika Virus Outbreak

The mosquitoes known to transmit the Zika virus have not been found in North Dakota, and the cases confirmed in the state have all been in people who have traveled to countries where the mosquito is found. "To date, CDC has provided Florida more than $2 million in Zika-specific funding and about $27 million in emergency preparedness funding that ca...

Read more

  • Confirmed Zika Virus Case in Pierce County
Confirmed Zika Virus Case in Pierce County

The Florida health department said late Tuesday that it is investigating what could be the first case of locally spread Zika virus in the continental United States. Frieden said that the continental USA now has more than 1,300 cases of Zika caused by travel, and if this type of transmission was not rare, "it's likely that we would have seen this be...

Read more

  • Teen attacker goes on rampage on German train
Teen attacker goes on rampage on German train

Police said there was not yet any information on the motive behind the attack. He lived in a home for young refugees in Ochsenfurt, near Wuerzburg , until two weeks ago when he was placed with a foster family in the same town, Herrmann said.

Read more

  • GMO Labeling Bill Heading to White House
GMO Labeling Bill Heading to White House

Today Reverend Jesse Jackson urged President Obama to veto the GMO labeling bill that is now before the House, should it reach his desk. Meanwhile, Vermont's GMO-labeling legislation, which was the inspiration behind the national bill , just went into effect July 1.

Read more