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New guidelines put an end to 32-year-old FDA ban on blood donations from Gay Men

New guidelines put an end to 32-year-old FDA ban on blood donations from Gay Men

According to latest FDA regulations announced this week, gay and bisexual men can now donate blood. A 32-year-old FDA ban on blood donations from gay men has come to an end with the new guidelines. The ban was enacted in 1983 because of concerns related to spread of the HIV virus via blood transfusions.

But, the FDA has still recommended a ban on donations from men who have had sex with men (MSM) unless they haven’t done sex for more than a year.

Know the Real Key to Weight Management

Know the Real Key to Weight Management

A survey carried out by healthcare network Orlando Health revealed the real factor that lays a curial role in weight management. As per the survey your emotional state is very essential factor for your weight management.

During the survey almost 90% of the respondents discounted the most crucial factor involved with weight loss i.e. the psychological relationship between food and exercise.

California has confirmed 32 outbreaks of 'Winter vomiting disease' since October 1

California has confirmed 32 outbreaks of 'Winter vomiting disease' since October

According to California officials, winter vomiting disease is on the rise. Since October 1, the state has confirmed 32 outbreaks. Last year, just nine cases were reported at this time.

Health officials have recommended people in California to wash their hands properly and frequently to avoid the infection.

The illness is caused by the quite contagious pathogen called norovirus, and it spreads at a fast pace in closed and crowded environments, including day-care centers, schools, hospitals, nursing homes, cruise ships and restaurants.

After Guatemalan Man’s Death, Adelanto Detention Facility again under scanner

After Guatemalan Man’s Death, Adelanto Detention Facility again under scanner

A man from Guatemala, who was being held in an immigrant detention center in California, died Wednesday due to a heart attack he suffered on Saturday, said US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

ICE, law enforcement agency under the US Department of Homeland Security, announced the man, Jose Manuel Azurida-Hernandez, was taken to hospital on Saturday after a heart attack, but the 54-year-old Guatemala resident couldn’t recover and died Wednesday at an Inland Empire hospital.

NASA’s Cassini Spacecraft Recently Made Final Flyby of Saturn’s Moon Enceladus

NASA’s Cassini Spacecraft Recently Made Final Flyby of Saturn’s Moon Enceladus

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has made its 22nd and last flyby of Saturn’s moon Enceladus on December 19. During this flyby, the craft was successful in capturing some stunning new images of Enceladus.

As per NASA officials, during the flyby the craft was about 3,106 miles away from the moon’s surface. NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) project scientist Linda Spiker said in a statement n NASA website that they have bid a final goodbye to the amazing ice world.

Pluto gets Christmas Makeover in New NASA released Video

Pluto gets Christmas Makeover in New NASA released Video

NASA has published an amazing colorful movie of Pluto using pictures taken by a camera on board the New Horizons spacecraft as it passed by the dwarf planet in July this year. The video has mapped out minerals on Pluto’s surface in an interesting way.

To make the colorful video, NASA combined photos by the Linear Etalon Imaging Spectral Array (LEISA). The space agency said the video has been sped up times from the original frame rate. It also translated colors in the images, which has given an ethereal quality to the video.

New species of shark spotted off Central America coast

New species of shark spotted off Central America coast

A newly discovered shark species has jet black skin and a faint glow, and is a master of stealth. Scientists have appropriately named shark as ‘Ninja Lanternshark’. The shark lives in the Pacific Ocean, off the Central America coast in deep waters from 2,742 feet to 4,734 feet, or 836 to 1,443 meters.

The animal’s unique name has been given by Vicky Vásquez’s young cousins. Vásquez is among the team of scientists that have detailed the latest shark discovery in a study carried by the Journal of the Ocean Science Foundation.

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