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For one unfortunate Mexican teenager, an unwanted tenant living in his eye led to what may be a permanent loss of vision, doctors report.
As published Sept. 21 in The New England Journal of Medicine, an unnamed 17-year-old boy from a rural town in Mexico came to a hospital after suffering impaired vision and pain in his right eye for three weeks. For one unfortunate Mexican teenager, an unwanted tenant living in his eye led to what may be a permanent loss of vision, doctors report.
The organizers of the Miss Turkey said the posting was "unacceptable" and revoked Esen's title one day after she had won the contest and the right to represent Turkey at the Miss World contest to be held in China later this year. "It is not possible for the Miss Turkey Organization, whose aim is to promote Turkey worldwide and to contribute to its image, to accept such a posting," said Miss Turkey organization head Can Sandikcioglu.
The team at the Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit in Bangkok said there was a real danger of malaria becoming untreatable.
Prof Dondorp added: "It's a race against the clock - we have to eliminate it before malaria becomes untreatable again and we see a lot of deaths. Michael Chew, from the Wellcome Trust medical research charity, said: "The spread of this malaria 'superbug' strain, resistant to the most effective drug we have, is alarming and has major implications for public health globally.
– A man police call a Good Samaritan may face a lawsuit after injuring the alleged robber he thwarted, reports CBS affiliate KGPE.
Dyer said, "To say that Cregg Jerri is going to be sued for intervening in an armed robbery and being stabbed in the neck. Now, Chimienti said her son plans on filing a lawsuit against Jerri for that alleged excessive force.
We asked Berkeley students what free speech means to them, and about the mood on campus ahead of an event billed as “Free Speech Week.”
The University of California, Berkeley, has been at the center of the debate over free speech taking place on campuses across the country in recent months. The faculty is divided about how to interpret the First Amendment.
As rescue efforts enter a third day, Mexicans have been captivated by the fate of earthquake victim “Frida Sofia,” a young girl trapped under the collapsed Enrique Rebsamen School in Mexico City.
Hope that the girl can be rescued has energized emergency crews and volunteers who have extracted more than 20 bodies, mostly those of children, from the three-story school building that was turned into a mound of concrete rubble by Tuesday's magnitude-7.1 earthquake.
Dortmund's fire department said on Thursday that a large apartment complex needed to be evacuated immediately for "unavoidable" security reasons. The evacuation was ordered due to "irrefutable fire safety reasons" in order to "protect the lives of residents," the city said in a statement.
Intown GmbH, the owner of the "Hannibal 2" complex in Dortmund, also owns an apartment complex in the German city of Wuppertal that had to be evacuated in June for a lack of fire protection measures, reported DPA.
Either way, above normal rainfall is expected this fall with temperatures also remaining warmer than normal thanks to a large Bermuda High sitting off the East Coast.
Near-normal temperatures are forecast across the south with warmer (relative to normal) weather confined to the northern Prairies. After a dry summer, it looks like below-normal rain and snow will continue until the La Nina-influenced parade of Pacific storms start lining up in late fall.
A Syrian opposition activist and her journalist daughter have been found murdered in their apartment in Istanbul, the Istanbul police department said on Friday.
Since the outbreak of the Syrian civil war in 2011, Turkey has become home to almost three million Syrian refugees, many of them opponents of the regime of the president, Bashar al-Assad.
Dermatologists constantly stress the need to protect skin from exposure to harmful ultraviolet (UV) radiation, which puts the body at risk for developing skin cancer.
The most common way to protect your skin from burning is to apply sunscreen that has a high SPF (sun protection factor). Research shows that most skin cancers are caused by over-exposure to UV rays from the sun and/or use of indoor tanning beds.
Hands of refugees stretch out as they scramble for donations in the Balukhali camp on Sept. 18, 2017 in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh.
Bangladeshi authorities have taken steps to restrict the movement of refugees living in crowded border camps after fleeing violence. A Bangladeshi paramedic checks the height of a child before treating him at a health clinic near the camp on Sept. 17.
You could get delicious kale chips and vegan sushi, but also vegan dougnuts, and vegan liverwurst — one of those German specialties I never really took to, although, the plant-based alternative was quite delicious.
There aren't too many other places you will find vegan "butchers" or entire supermarkets that sell nothing but vegan products. But nationwide supermarket chains like REWE or EDEKA have hopped on the trend as well and now sell the vegan equivalents of sliced cheese and cold cuts, yoghurt, chicken nuggets and cream cheese.
Pope Francis on Thursday acknowledged the Catholic Church was "a bit late" in realizing the damage done by priests who rape and molest children, and said that the decades-long practice of moving pedophiles around rather than sanctioning them was to blame.
Francis met for the first time with his sex abuse advisory commission, a group of outside experts named in 2014 to advise him and the Catholic Church on best practices to keep pedophiles out of the priesthood and to protect children.
Hopes that rescuers will find more survivors trapped beneath collapsed buildings in central Mexico were fading on Thursday, as the scale of the devastation wreaked by the country’s deadliest earthquake for a generation started to become clear.
Which is built on a drained lakebed – have been devastated, but details of the destruction outside the capital are only now starting to emerge, with reports of entire towns flattened and thousands of people left homeless.
The United Nations Security Council on Thursday unanimously approved the establishment of a UN investigative team to help Iraq secure evidence of acts committed by the Islamic State group "that may amount to war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide."
"The crimes committed by the terrorist organization ISIL against civilians and its destruction of infrastructure and antiquities in Iraq are crimes against humanity," al-Jaafari wrote using another acronym for IS.