Carbon monoxide poisoning has been blamed for the death of 18-year-old Trevor Noble in Anchorage, Alaska. Seven other family members have been hospitalized following the incident. Firefighters and police investigators say a faulty furnace system had caused carbon monoxide to build up inside the garage of the home where the victims had been living.
Sexual health clinic is available in your town or city and easily approachable if you want privacy in discussing your sexual health needs. Many sexual health clinics today go beyond the common demands of discussing and helping out with sexual health; they now address sexual behaviors that determine sexual health. This means a better sexual behavior will of necessity guarantee a better sexual health.
What is listeria monocytogenes? Food Safety News has announced the recall of about 30 tons of salad bowls produced and marketed by Ready Pac Foods Inc. over fears that its cheese could be exposed to listeria monocytogenes. Sargento Foods equally ended its relationship with a cheese supplier over fears of listeria contamination before recalling its products. The food market in the US is now rife with food recalls over fears of listeria contamination, or salmonella contamination at times.
Is the Antarctica a desert? This is one question on the minds of biology students and graduates of geography, while natural scientists are intrigued about all they had studied about the Antarctica. One thing however is clear: people equate the aridness of the desert to the sterile coldness of the Antarctica. This means that both the Sahara desert in Africa may have a lot of similarities with the Antarctica and the North Pole.
NASA press conference that held a few hours back has yielded a lot of good tidings to space enthusiasts from across the world. The organizers of the news conference revealed that NASA has discovered seven planets the size of our Earth nearly 40 light-years away from us. The seven planets are orbiting a dwarf star identified as Trappist-1, and three of these planets are capable of supporting life in various forms.
US space shuttle program was onto another historic encounter with the International Space Station (ISS) before an aborted flight on Wednesday. SpaceX’s Dragon was less than a mile away from the ISS before aborting the flight due to a sudden flight with its GPS system. Meanwhile, the Russians had successfully launched its Soyuz-U mission flight before the unexpected technical issue with SpaceX’s mission.
International space station UFO is fast becoming a most-searched-for phrase on the internet’s search engines, and this is because of news of six UFO objects flying past the ISS a few days back. NASA has not released any information about this phenomenon, but it seems nobody is ready to believe anything the US space agency says at this time. The agency is always accused of cutting a live video feed when an unidentified space object flies into public view.
Waste management authorities had been baffled at the remains of a body discovered at a facility in 5510 block of NW 4th Street in Oklahoma City. The body remains was found on February 7 and the Oklahoma City Police had launched an investigation to identify the body. Now the Oklahoma County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the body to be that of 56-year-old Tracy Rey Mullins.
NASA’s press conference is scheduled on hold at 1 pm EST or 6 pm GMT on Wednesday, February 22 according to a NASA press release. The announcement of this press conference is already creating a furore as to the exact purpose of the news meeting, and a lot of speculations are already flying around. In fact, informed members of the public insist NASA scheduled the conference to inform everyone of the discovery of new exoplanets capable of supporting life in outer space.
Does fentanyl show up on drug test? This is the question that law enforcement agents and users of the illicit drug want to know. The answer however is not far-fetched: the Chester County Coroner’s Office’s list of drug overdose deaths in 2016 indicated fentanyl can be seen in tests. And then the authorities in various parts of the US have embarked on enlightenment campaigns to warn the public to the dangers of using fentanyl among other hard drugs.
Indian scientists have found the smallest frogs in the world – new frog species that can sit comfortably on your fingernail or coin. Four species of the new frogs were discovered in the Western Ghats of India, where three new species had earlier been found before. The frogs were found to belong to the genus Nyctibatrachus or night frogs after five years of extensive exploration.
Androgen replacement therapy is the new focus for scientists from the Kaiser Permanente; and they published a finding in the JAMA Internal Medicine detailing the benefits of androgen replacement therapy and how it could raise the risks of cardiovascular events. The researchers found that testosterone replacement therapy works to boost male sexual drive in the short term, but increases risks of heart problems in the long term. About 44,335 male patients who had been diagnosed with androgen deficiency took part in the study.
Zika virus Cambodia has prompted researchers from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health to conduct a study which revealed that Zika virus is able to induce miscarriage in infected mothers and cause brain damage in infected babies. They found that the virus penetrates the placenta to infect the fetus in the womb. The researchers carried out their experiments in lab mice and equate the results to what could happen to humans.
A 15-year-old Chicago teen, Spencer Kolman, has successfully undergone a heart and lung transplant – a rare dual surgery and the only one of its kind performed in the entire United States last year. The heart-lung transplant was done at the St. Louis Children’s Hospital’s Heart Center following a 5-hour surgery operation. Kolman’s condition is fast improving, but doctors continue to watch him for signs of infection or potential organ rejection.
A former Dallas neurosurgeon, Christopher Duntsch, has been sentenced to a life in prison for several botched surgeries that left two of his patients paralyzed and two others dead. The 45-year-old surgeon was convicted of intentionally maiming or killing his patients, with 35 former patients testifying against him. His attorneys said Duntsch was not a criminal, but just a lousy surgeon.