Medical


Study suggests link between ultra-processed foods, cancer Study suggests link between ultra-processed foods, cancer
- February 15, 2018

They are thought to account for over 40 per cent of total daily energy intake in many developed countries, including Ireland . They often contain high levels of fat, sugar and salt, but are lacking in vitamins and fibre. The study revealed that on average, 18% of people's diet was ultra-processed. Researchers discovered that people who eat more ultra-processed foods have a higher risk of cancer. (more...)
Redbarn Pet Products Recalls Bully Sticks for Possible Salmonella Contamination Redbarn Pet Products Recalls Bully Sticks for Possible Salmonella Contamination
- February 15, 2018

If you are a pet owner, please read this very important article at EURThisNthat . Raws for Paws: 5-pound and 1-pound sealed plastic containers of Ground Turkey Pet Food . The product affected was packaged in Turkey Pet Food cases with the manufacture date of 10/12/2017 and Combo Pack cases with a manufacture date between 10/12/2017 and 2/2/2018. (more...)
Acetylene leak caused Cochin Shipyard blast Acetylene leak caused Cochin Shipyard blast
- February 15, 2018

Rules mandate that permission should be sought from the shipyard safety office to 'work in enclosed spaces and to work with hazardous material.' (Water ballast is an enclosed space). "There should be a detailed inquiry". This as welding works were progressing in the potable water tank. CSL said the ONGC vessel had arrived at Cochin Shipyard on December 7, 2017 for dry dock repairs. (more...)
Blast at Cochin Shipyard, five dead Blast at Cochin Shipyard, five dead
- February 15, 2018

The blast took place around 11 am in the water tank of the berthed tanker when some 20 workers were working in the tanker ship. The accident occurred followed by a blast of the ballast tank within Oil and Natural Gas Corporation ship " Sagar Bhushan ", which was under fix at the Cochin Shipyard . (more...)
Transgender woman becomes first in the world to breastfeed after hormone therapy Transgender woman becomes first in the world to breastfeed after hormone therapy
- February 15, 2018

In a report published in the journal Transgender Health , the authors wrote that they believe it is "the first formal report in the medical literature of induced lactation in a transgender woman". This drug is known to increase prolactin levels (a hormone that stimulates milk production after childbirth) and milk volume, but the US Food and Drug Administration says it's unsafe, warning of associated health risks such as cardiac arrhythmias, cardiac arrest and sudden death - but only ... (more...)
AAP govt didn't use funds allotted in budget: Kapil Mishra AAP govt didn't use funds allotted in budget: Kapil Mishra
- February 15, 2018

The party has launched an aggressive outreach programme on the third anniversary of the Kejriwal government, and this is clearly with an eye on bypolls which are likely to happen soon in 20 constituencies after an equal number of AAP MLAs were disqualified for holding office of profit. (more...)
FDA OKs new blood test for concussions FDA OKs new blood test for concussions
- February 15, 2018

This blood test can eliminate need of CT scans in which number of people exposed to radiation. The FDA approved the test as part of its breakthrough devices program after evaluating a clinical study of 1,900 blood samples from people thought to have concussion or mild traumatic brain injury . (more...)
New Orleans Pelicans vs Detroit Pistons: Lineups, preview & prediction 2/12/18 New Orleans Pelicans vs Detroit Pistons: Lineups, preview & prediction 2/12/18
- February 15, 2018

Anthony Davis is averaging 26.9 points and 10.7 rebounds while Jrue Holiday is averaging 18.5 points and 5.3 assists. New Orleans snapped a three-game losing skid Saturday night with a 138-128 double overtime win at the Nets. He had 19 points in the first half, including 10 in the second, and his offense powered a 12-0 run that ended with a layup by DeAndre Liggins to put New Orleans up 58-44 with 3:05 left in the frame. (more...)
22 school pupils die in Nigeria road crash 22 school pupils die in Nigeria road crash
- February 15, 2018

The incident occurred on Tuesday along the Jigawa-Kano expressway in Gaya Local Government Area of Kano state. He said the 22 students and their driver died in the accident, while three others sustained serious injuries. Reacting to the incident, the Special Adviser to the Governor on Education, Sabo Mohammed, described the development as heart breaking: "On behalf of the state government, and education stakeholders, I wish to express my honest condolence to the Emir of Misau, Ahaji Ahmad ... (more...)
Former MLB Pitcher Esteban Loaiza Arrested With 44 Pounds Of Cocaine, Heroin Former MLB Pitcher Esteban Loaiza Arrested With 44 Pounds Of Cocaine, Heroin
- February 15, 2018

Loaiza was driving a vehicle suspected to be part of a smuggling operation, according to sheriff's Lt. Jason Vickery. Esteban Loaiza , with the Yankees in 2004, is facing felony drug charges. Officers stopped Loaiza for a minor traffic infraction and searched his vehicle, leading to a discovery of a "sophisticated aftermarket compartment used to hide contraband", the release said. (more...)
Research used DNA nanorobots to kill cancerous tumors Research used DNA nanorobots to kill cancerous tumors
- February 15, 2018

Within 48 hours, the tiny bots managed to choke off the blood supply to cancer cells, eventually leading to slowed or reversed tumour growth. Scientists from Arizona State University (ASU ) and the National Center for Nanoscience and Technology (NCNST) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences showed how the nanobots could effectively cut off the ability to grow and spread. (more...)
Lucknow University bans students' activities on campus on Valentine's Day Lucknow University bans students' activities on campus on Valentine's Day
- February 15, 2018

The university's decision has created a huge row. The university would remain closed on account of Maha Shivratri on Wednesday, it said. In a fresh advisory issued by the authorities of the Lucknow University , the University had declared Valentine's Day 2018 as a holiday for all the students. (more...)
NDP didn't seek Alberta dispute, Horgan says NDP didn't seek Alberta dispute, Horgan says
- February 15, 2018

I think Notley has so far handled pretty well the blindsiding her B.C. NDP buddies gave her a couple of weeks ago when they unexpectedly announced they would block additional bitumen shipments until after they could conduct their own exhaustive review of pipeline safety and the ability of pipeline companies to stop and clean up any leaks or spills. (more...)
Anushka Sharma in this shimmery black outfit is hard to miss Anushka Sharma in this shimmery black outfit is hard to miss
- February 15, 2018

The couple has been hitting headlines with their PDA, even after their grand wedding. Virat became the first Indian captain ever to score 12 centuries for the team and wife Anushka was totally on cloud nine. Anushka's latest style offering sees her bringing back sexy and shimmer all bundled in one sleek look. Anushka Sharma is now grabbing headlines because of her forthcoming horror flick. (more...)
Trump budget again targets regional water cleanup programs Trump budget again targets regional water cleanup programs
- February 14, 2018

Last year, Congress' Republican-led House Appropriations Committee voted to buck their leader and fought to preserve the Great Lakes funding. The fund for the Chesapeake Bay is almost $73 million, but this year would receive $7.3 million. (more...)
Government unveils auto-blocking tool for extremist content Government unveils auto-blocking tool for extremist content
- February 14, 2018

Some larger online platforms and companies have developed their own tools to filter out terrorist propaganda and similar video nasties and thus those who want to share and spread such content have turned their attention to a wide range of smaller platforms. (more...)
Statewide Search For Missing Girl Statewide Search For Missing Girl
- February 14, 2018

Part of Wednesday morning's search is focused on the lake in front of the home. Todd was reportedly wearing pink trousers and a blue t-shirt at the time she went missing. Taylor said the description was provided by the victim, who has only been able to provide "limited information" to investigators. Heidi Todd is missing. (more...)
Risk of Fatal Traffic Crashes Up After April 20 Cannabis Event Risk of Fatal Traffic Crashes Up After April 20 Cannabis Event
- February 14, 2018

They started with the year 1992 (the first full year after the magazine High Times turned 4/20 into a cultural phenomenon, the doctors said) and ended with 2016 (the most recent year with available data). Past year the state's transportation department partnered with Lyft and a pot industry group to offer discounted rides for pot users partaking in 4/20 festivities. (more...)
Soil search unearths new class of antibiotics Soil search unearths new class of antibiotics
- February 14, 2018

Called malacidins, the new class is capable of killing many types of superbugs, including Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), often spread in hospitals and places where infection can spread easily. The team of researchers led by Sean F. Brady, a chemist and associate professor, and his colleagues at Rockefeller University in NY looked at the bacterial DNA from 2,000 soil samples that were taken from different parts of United States. (more...)
Arizona woman wakes up with British accent Arizona woman wakes up with British accent
- February 14, 2018

Rare as it can be, a woman from Texas suffering debilitating headaches woke up with a British accent . Talking with foreign accents have had notable effects on her well-being, as a crucial part of her identity goes through a frequent flux. (more...)
Doctors pull 14 worms out of woman's eye Doctors pull 14 worms out of woman's eye
- February 14, 2018

The parasitic infection is seen in cattle and spread by flies. The Portland Tribune reports in the span of a few weeks, Beckley pulled 14 of the tiny worms from her left eye. Thelazia worms are spread by species of flies that look pretty much like your typical house fly. Most infections do clear up with no lingering consequences once they're removed, but sometimes the worms can scuttle across the cornea, causing scarring and even blindness. (more...)
Deadly Flu Season In Full Swing, Up To 4000 Weekly Deaths Recorded Deadly Flu Season In Full Swing, Up To 4000 Weekly Deaths Recorded
- February 12, 2018

Officials at the Centers for Disease Control say this flu season just keeps getting worse and they aren't sure why. The CDC does not count the number of adult deaths, however Dr Jernigan previously said that he expects the number of pediatric deaths to be similar as the 2014 season that killed 148 children. (more...)
Huddersfield boss Wagner delighted with 'huge win' over Bournemouth Huddersfield boss Wagner delighted with 'huge win' over Bournemouth
- February 12, 2018

But no such criticism could be levelled at Mounie, who finished expertly with 24 minutes to go to effectively end Bournemouth's chances, with Rajiv van La Parra's late penalty wrapping things up to lift Huddersfield - which lost Aaron Mooy to a potentially serious knee injury late on - out of the relegation zone . (more...)
Turkish troops killed in deadliest day of Kurdish offensive
- February 12, 2018

Turkish soldiers and Free Syrian Army (FSA) fighters liberated a village in western Afrin from PYD/PKK terrorists during ongoing Operation Olive Branch in northwestern Syria on Saturday, according to Anadolu Agency correspondents on the ground. (more...)
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte: It would be STUPID to sack me Chelsea boss Antonio Conte: It would be STUPID to sack me
- February 11, 2018

Despite the indifferent form, Conte , who has a contract until the summer of 2019, believes the relationship between a club and their manager is more important than winning trophies. Both of these narratives are so compelling, it's hard to choose where we should start. Against Bournemouth we created chances to score but we weren't so clinical and we paid a lot. (more...)
AbbVie Inc (NYSE:ABBV) Holdings Reduced by South State Corp
- February 11, 2018

It has underperformed by 6.07% the S&P500. David Gallo decreased its stake in Tjx Cos Inc New (TJX) by 18.33% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Braun Stacey Associate reported 41,975 shares. Burney has invested 0.09% of its portfolio in UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF). Eaton Vance has 2,130 shares. (more...)
Passenger blamed for Nigerian airline door falling off Passenger blamed for Nigerian airline door falling off
- February 11, 2018

He said: 'Maybe it was breeze, but the door came off completely and the passengers came to check and began shouting and taking photos. A door of a Nigerian Dana Air plane, that was taxing down the runway after landing from a flight from Lagos to Abuja, fell off with the airline blaming a passenger, Kenya's Daily Nation reported on Friday. (more...)
Oxycontin Maker Purdue Pharma To Stop Agressive Marketing Of Opioids Oxycontin Maker Purdue Pharma To Stop Agressive Marketing Of Opioids
- February 11, 2018

The Connecticut-based drugmaker said that it has already reduced its sales representative to 200 and has restructured its commercial operation.The drug company said that its sales representatives will longer visit doctors' offices to promote the company's opioid products. (more...)
Philadelphia Eagles are built for multiple Super Bowl runs Philadelphia Eagles are built for multiple Super Bowl runs
- February 11, 2018

It was also nice to see a team play in the Super Bowl that we haven't seen in the big game in a long time, since 2004 to be exact, against the Patriots (shocking). The father of three then details all that he has to be thankful for in his life, including his teammates, fans, family and friends. It would be interesting to see what the Eagles leadership says about Lovato's comments, but at least one member of the roster saw the team's preparation as hidden from the Patriots on goal. (more...)
How to Watch Manchester City vs. Leicester How to Watch Manchester City vs. Leicester
- February 11, 2018

Manchester City cruised to a 5-1 victory over Leicester City in the late Premier League kick-off on Saturday. Man City: Ederson 6, Kyle Walker 6, Nicolas Otamendi 6, Aymeric Laporte 6, Oleksandr Zinchenko 6, Fernandinho 7, Ilkay Gundogan 7, Kevin De Bruyne 9, Bernardo Silva 7, Raheem Sterling 7, Sergio Aguero 9. (more...)