Medical


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...)
Slow Eating May Reduce Obesity Risk, Study Says Slow Eating May Reduce Obesity Risk, Study Says
- February 14, 2018

An analysis of these answers compared to the BMI and waist measurements of the respondents revealed that slow eaters had a 42 percent lower chance of being obese compared to fast eaters, while people who ate at normal speed had a 29 percent lower chance. (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...)
Jussier Formiga's Stellar Finish Tops UFC 221 Post-Fight Bonuses Jussier Formiga's Stellar Finish Tops UFC 221 Post-Fight Bonuses
- February 11, 2018

It remains unclear what the UFC has planned for the middleweight division after champion Whittaker was forced off the card with illness and Romero missed weight . But the 26-year old American played it wisely and changed things up, taking Hunt down to the canvas, where the two spent most of the remainder of the fight as Blaydes superior fitness eventually told, the judges scoring it 30-26, 30-26 and 29-27 in the United States fighter's favour. (more...)
Special UV Light Kills Airborne Flu Virus Special UV Light Kills Airborne Flu Virus
- February 10, 2018

We've known for decades that UVC light is capable of killing bacteria and viruses by breaking down the molecular bonds that hold them together. The study found that "far ultraviolet C" (far-UVC) light could kill airborne flu virus particles in a lab setting that was created to be similar to a public space. (more...)
Brookdale Senior Living Inc (BKD) Where Moving Ahead?
- February 10, 2018

The stock increased 2.27% or $2.16 during the last trading session, reaching $97.17. In the investment work, traders and investors are still found of using the moving average to determine and analyze technical signs. Princeton Portfolio Strategies Group LLC raised its stake in shares of Brookdale Senior Living by 3.7% during the 2nd quarter. Bessemer Grp reported 528 shares or 0% of all its holdings. (more...)
Uber Pays Waymo $245 Million to Reach Settlement On Trade Secrets Uber Pays Waymo $245 Million to Reach Settlement On Trade Secrets
- February 10, 2018

Uber has settled its courtroom battle with self-driving auto unit Waymo. "And while we won't agree on everything going forward, we agree that Uber's acquisition of Otto could and should have been handled differently", the Uber CEO said. The U.S. Department of Justice is conducting a separate, criminal investigation into the trade secrets. Levandowski may have been called to the stand Friday, where he was expected to invoke his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination, a possibility ... (more...)
Penske Automotive Group (PAG) Issues Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.01 EPS
- February 10, 2018

Rutabaga Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Marinemax Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $468.72M market cap company. The stock of MarineMax, Inc. (NYSE:PAG) on Thursday, February 2 with "Positive" rating. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with "Hold" on Thursday, August 31. (more...)