Sunday, 30 November 2014

Missing Ohio State football player found dead: police

(Reuters) - An Ohio State University football player who went missing earlier this week was found dead on Sunday, authorities said. Kosta Karageorge, 22, a fifth-year senior who was last seen early Wednesday morning, died of what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound and his body was found inside a Dumpster, the Columbus Police Department said on its Facebook page. His mother, Susan, told authorities earlier this week he has suffered several concussions and has had spells of being extremely confused, a police report said. ... via Health News Headlines - Yahoo News Read More Here..

The Week Ahead: RSNA, ASH, AES, and FDA

(MedPage Today) -- Radiology takes center stage early this week with reports from the RSNA meeting, then it's epilepsy and addiction. via - medical news plus CME for physicians Read More Here..

MS Focus: Kids with MS Have Lower Brain Volumes (CME/CE)

(MedPage Today) -- Brain growth impairment and thalamic atrophy identified in pediatric multiple sclerosis. via - medical news plus CME for physicians Read More Here..

Alaska Doctors Overwhelmed by New Federal Rules

(MedPage Today) -- New requirements for electronic records can heavily burden small practices. via - medical news plus CME for physicians Read More Here..

Take That knock charity Ebola single off top of UK charts

LONDON (Reuters) - British pop veterans Take That scored their first chart-topping single for six years on Sunday, beating "Do They Know it's Christmas?", a song intended to raise money to fight the spread of Ebola in West Africa, into second place. The UK's Official Charts Company said Take That's "These Days" sold just 2,500 more copies than the charity single by Band Aid 30, a collaboration between well-known British artists that aimed to repeat the success of a 1984 song that raised millions of pounds to fight famine in Africa. ... via Health News Headlines - Yahoo News Read More Here..

Clinical Focus: Renal Cell Carcinoma

(MedPage Today) -- Recent progress gives rise to optimism but challenges remain. via - medical news plus CME for physicians Read More Here..

A 'Dirty Bomb Explosion' Patient Satisfaction (CME/CE)

(MedPage Today) -- "Satisfaction" is a terrible healthcare endpoint, a physician argues. via - medical news plus CME for physicians Read More Here..

Origin of Multicellular Organisms

A team of researchers has reported the real time evolution of life forms that have all the hallmarks of multicellular organisms. The researchers from New Zealand, Germany and the USA at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology have observed in real time the evolution of simple self-reproducing groups of cells from previously individual cells. The nascent organisms are comprised of a single tissue dedicated to acquiring oxygen, but this tissue ...

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Ireland Pushes Anti-Smoking Drive With Plain Packaging for Cigarettes

Ireland is pushing ahead to be the first EU state with plain packaging for cigarettes despite fierce opposition from tobacco companies, ten years since setting a trend with its workplace smoking ban. As part of Dublin's plan to make Ireland a smoke-free society by 2025 -- meaning a prevalence rate of under five percent -- lawmakers will vote to introduce plain packaging in the new year. Under the draft legislation before parliament, all forms of branding, ...

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Elvis Presley's Unhealthy Diet Caused His Untimely Death

Elvis Presley's unhealthy diet is found to be the reason behind the singer's untimely death as he was not in good shape. A leading pathologist revealed in Channel 5 show 'Autopsy: The Last Hours Of Elvis' that the singer was so overweight and unfit his death at the age of 42 in 1977 was inevitable and he drank a litre of spirits a day and took up to nine prescription drugs, the Daily Express reported. British forensic pathologist Dr Richard Shepherd ...

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Myanmar's Rohingya Ethnic Group Face Death on Sea Exodus

In Myanmar, Bibijan Rahimullah stepped aboard a small boat in October for what she was told would be a week-long journey to Malaysia to escape violence and discrimination afflicting her Rohingya ethnic group. Instead, she and her three young children endured a harrowing, month-long odyssey by sea and land, packed "like sardines" on a series of vessels and watched several fellow migrants die or be beaten to death, their bodies tossed into the sea like garbage. "I ...

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Fight for Justice Still Rages in Bhopal Three Decades After Tragedy

In a sign of times and of the deep impact of the tragedy, 90-year-old Rampyari Bai insists she will never give up fighting for justice for victims of the world's worst industrial disaster. "I will fight until my very last breath, even if I have to crawl on the ground," says Bai at her home in Bhopal, the site of a catastrophic leak at a chemical plant on December 2, 1984. Bai was living just outside the Union Carbide factory when around 30,000 tonnes ...

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