Medical


Smith's tears force Lehmann to step down as Australia coach
- March 29, 2018

Cricket Australia have banned Smith and vice-captain David Warner from all worldwide and domestic cricket for a year while Bancroft was exiled for nine months. The fallout from the Australia ball-tampering scandal continued on Thursday with another resignation and plenty of apologetic tears on a remarkable day in cricket's history. (more...)
Carlos Tevez Reportedly Suffers Calf Injury in Prison Match Carlos Tevez Reportedly Suffers Calf Injury in Prison Match
- March 29, 2018

It was during this light-hearted game last Tuesday that Tevez suffered a blow to his soleus muscle, which is located in the calf region. The former Manchester United and Manchester City striker is set to miss Boca Juniors' next few matches with a damaged calf - but it is the circumstances in which he picked up the problem which stand out as so unusual. (more...)
Relationship changes after weight loss 'bariatric surgery' Relationship changes after weight loss 'bariatric surgery'
- March 29, 2018

Separations and divorces are slightly more common after bariatric surgery , according to the study. The study found that individuals who have undergone bariatric surgery are more likely to find a new partner or get married compared with non-operated control subjects. (more...)
'A stain on the game': Warner apologises for ball-tampering scandal 'A stain on the game': Warner apologises for ball-tampering scandal
- March 29, 2018

Steve Smith and David Warner were slapped with a one-year worldwide ban, while Cameron Bancroft was suspended for nine months as Cricket Australia cracked the whip on the errant trio for its role in the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa. (more...)
Lagos State Declares Thursday Public Holiday For Buhari's Visit Lagos State Declares Thursday Public Holiday For Buhari's Visit
- March 29, 2018

Edgal, who addressed the briefing alongside heads of security and emergency agencies in the State, said while in Lagos, the President would commission the new Ikeja Bus Terminal , attend a colloquium in honour of national leader of All Progressives Congress (APC ), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, and as well as embark on tour of the Eko Atlantic City , among others. (more...)
Cricket Players Caught Tampering With the Ball. Welcome to 'Sandpapergate.' Cricket Players Caught Tampering With the Ball. Welcome to 'Sandpapergate.'
- March 29, 2018

Cricket Australia (CA) chief executive James Sutherland and Lehmann have promised to dig in and disinfect a competitive streak that turned turned toxic in Cape Town, where three players conspired to cheat on Saturday. 'Questions (are) obviously being asked of lots of people as to why or how that might have happened. "That's part of the goal of later discussion and review". (more...)
Man in United Kingdom diagnosed with first case of 'super resistant' gonorrhoea Man in United Kingdom diagnosed with first case of 'super resistant' gonorrhoea
- March 29, 2018

Most of the pathogens listed were among the almost two dozen antibiotic-resistant microbes that the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned in 2013 could cause potentially catastrophic consequences if the United States didn't act quickly to combat the growing threat of antibiotic-resistant infections . (more...)
From the First Alert Weather Team From the First Alert Weather Team
- March 29, 2018

The front is expected to stall for a short time just to the southeast of the area until the upper disturbance finally swings past late tomorrow . So will there be a white Easter this year? Maybe some of that slushy stuff, " McPike said about Sunday's forecast. (more...)
Medical Scientists Discover New Organ, the 'Interstitium' Medical Scientists Discover New Organ, the 'Interstitium'
- March 29, 2018

The team that made that discovery thinks the cavities qualify as a new human organ , which they've dubbed the "interstitium," Live Science reports. But an analysis using a newer kind of imaging technology (called probe-based confocal laser endomicrosopy) revealed that interconnected fluid-filled sacs run through the collagen and elastin structures. (more...)
SC stays HC's order on allotting pressure cooker symbol to TTV Dhinakaran SC stays HC's order on allotting pressure cooker symbol to TTV Dhinakaran
- March 29, 2018

The sidelined AIADMK leader, Dhinakaran, who recently won the by-election in Chennai's RK Nagar constituency - the seat represented by iconic leader Jayalalithaa - had also launched his party "Amma Makkal Munetra Kazhagam" in Madurai on March 15. (more...)
State Selects Locations for Iowa's Five Medical Marijuana Dispensaries State Selects Locations for Iowa's Five Medical Marijuana Dispensaries
- March 29, 2018

Gov. Murphy at a news conference in Trenton announcing major changes to the state's medical marijuana program. The immediate changes, contained in a 28-page report by Health Commissioner Shereef Elnahal, expands the list of medical conditions based on an advisory panel's recommendation from October. (more...)
Man Contracts World's First Antibiotic-Resistant Gonorrhea Strain, Reports Say Man Contracts World's First Antibiotic-Resistant Gonorrhea Strain, Reports Say
- March 29, 2018

He claims that he contracted it while he was on vacation after a one night stand with someone else. To improve his condition, he has been given a third antibiotic called ertapenem. "It is smarter to abstain from getting or passing on gonorrhea in any case and everybody can essentially decrease their hazard by utilizing condoms reliably and accurately with all new and easygoing accomplices", she said in an announcement. (more...)
Spellbinding Stock: Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA) Spellbinding Stock: Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBA)
- March 29, 2018

All 1,932 stores and related assets have been transferred to Walgreens in exchange for cash proceeds of $4.157 billion. Burgundy Asset Management Ltd. The efforts came at a cost - same-store sales at its retail stores fell 2.7 percent in the quarter, continuing a almost two-year slide. The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, March 12th. (more...)
Study suggests uncertainty in e-cigarettes' usefulness for quitting smoking Study suggests uncertainty in e-cigarettes' usefulness for quitting smoking
- March 28, 2018

In pushing for the measure, Ejercito said the government must require producers to register their e-cigarette products with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) prior to market placement to ensure that such products have sufficiently passed quality and safety requirements and avoid untoward incidents to consumers during use. (more...)
Baahubali director SS Rajamouli to grace Pakistan International Film Festival Baahubali director SS Rajamouli to grace Pakistan International Film Festival
- March 28, 2018

Director SS Rajamouli describes it the most exciting festival for him. Rajamouli is taking so much time on the script and pre production as the scale of the film is now equal to one Baahubali film. Following its massive success, Rajamouli and producer Shobu Yarlagadda were invited to be part of several worldwide panel discussions on various aspects of filmmaking. (more...)
Delhi Police, UP STF bust SSC exam racket, arrest 4 accused Delhi Police, UP STF bust SSC exam racket, arrest 4 accused
- March 28, 2018

The Police has identified the accused as Ajay, Param, Sonu and Gaurav. Police have seized two laptops, a few mobile phones and Rs 51 lakh from them. The Delhi Police mentioned that the gang members were arrested after the cops had raided a building in Timarpur area in North Delhi. (more...)
Government proposes to sell 76% stake in Air India Government proposes to sell 76% stake in Air India
- March 28, 2018

As part of the disinvestment process, the government will offload 100% of its stake in Air India Express (AIXL), 76% in Air India Limited and 50% equity stake in Air India SATS Airport Services (AISATS). The entity should have reported a positive profit after tax in at least three of the five preceding financial years. The government plans to transfer the management control to private players. (more...)
Cigna Investments Inc. New Lowers Stake in Boeing (NYSE:BA)
- March 28, 2018

Swiss National Bank now owns 2,125,891 shares of the aircraft producer's stock worth $420,395,000 after purchasing an additional 48,500 shares in the last quarter. Harbour Invest Mgmt Limited Liability reported 0.51% stake. James Inc owns 7,000 shares for 0.06% of their portfolio. Strs Ohio now owns 545,519 shares of the aircraft producer's stock valued at $160,879,000 after purchasing an additional 27,956 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
MBIA Inc (MBI) — Stock Trending Alert
- March 28, 2018

Illumina, Inc. (NASDAQ:ILMN) has risen 28.24% since March 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.24% the S&P500. For the current quarter MBIA Inc (NYSE:MBI) has high EPS estimates of $0.07 in contradiction of low EPS estimates of $-0.61. (more...)
FDA sued for delaying cigar, e-cigarette rules FDA sued for delaying cigar, e-cigarette rules
- March 28, 2018

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) decision that allows electronic cigarettes and cigars - including candy-flavored products that appeal to kids - to stay on the market for years without being reviewed by the agency. "From our perspective, the use of e-cigs by kids is such a serious problem, we think urgent action is needed to curtail it", he said. The lawsuit, which was filed on Tuesday in federal court, challenges FDA's decision a year ago that granted lengthy deadline extensions to ... (more...)
Angola charges son of former president Dos Santos with fraud Angola charges son of former president Dos Santos with fraud
- March 28, 2018

Son of Angola's ex-president, José Filomeno dos Santos, has been charged with fraud relating to a 500 million dollars transaction out of a central bank account, state radio reported on Monday. The UK say the money can now be returned. "We'll see this inquiry through - there will be no excuses", said Zenga. In 2017, the country's state oil company announced an investigation into "possible misappropriation" of funds by Isabel dos Santos during her time as the company's chief executive. (more...)
They make bath time fun, but rubber ducks harbor dirty secret They make bath time fun, but rubber ducks harbor dirty secret
- March 28, 2018

The study by the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology, ETH Zurich and the University of IL was published Tuesday in the journal Biofilms and Microbiomes . Unless you clean out the yellow fiends regularly, children - and some adults, let's face it - are put at risk of eye, ear and stomach infections. (more...)
Area health officials hope 'worst is behind us' for hard-hitting flu season Area health officials hope 'worst is behind us' for hard-hitting flu season
- March 28, 2018

This has been a bad flu season, both here and across the country. With a nasty flu season still raging , it didn't help that this year's influenza vaccine was just 25 percent effective against H3N2, the dominant strain. "The knowledge we gain through such scientific research will allow us to determine if we need to change recommendations to vaccine manufacturers for how future seasons' vaccines should be produced", Gottlieb said. (more...)
Plot twist: Cannabis component might actually help fight addiction, study concludes Plot twist: Cannabis component might actually help fight addiction, study concludes
- March 28, 2018

Addiction is an ongoing fight, and the slightest stress or anxiety-inducing event can make drugs and alcohol harder to resist. A study conducted by Scripps Research Institute in California found that non-psychoactive cannabidiol (CBD ) supplements helped former cocaine and alcohol-addicted rats from relapsing. (more...)
Drone near miss: 'Height of stupidity' Drone near miss: 'Height of stupidity'
- March 28, 2018

Air Newzealand flight NZ92 heading from Tokyo to Auckland had an extremely close near-miss with a rogue drone on Sunday, prompting officials from the airline to urge legislative authorities to increase penalties for such behavior. They feared the unmanned aerial vehicle might have been ingested by the engine. The Civil Aviation Authority backs calls for greater drone awareness. (more...)
Sector Volume Actives: ICICI Bank Limited (NYSE:IBN) Sector Volume Actives: ICICI Bank Limited (NYSE:IBN)
- March 28, 2018

Market capitalization refers to the entire dollar market cost of a company's outstanding shares. It closed at $8.67 lastly. It has outperformed by 28.62% the S&P500. Nippon Life Global Investors Americas reported 1.15M shares. Often, analysts are responsible for creating reports on companies that are now or could potentially be a client of their employer. (more...)
Watch for Omaha native Hannah Goebel on 'The Voice' tonight Watch for Omaha native Hannah Goebel on 'The Voice' tonight
- March 28, 2018

Team Alicia and Team Kelly have only two contestants each left to perform after Monday's episode , so it is obvious that Terrence Cunningham and Livia Faith ( Team Alicia ) will be pitted against each other, while Alexa Cappelli will be paired with Hannah Goebel ( Team Kelly ) in the final episode . (more...)
A Second Wave of Flu May Be On the Way, CDC Warns A Second Wave of Flu May Be On the Way, CDC Warns
- March 28, 2018

A CDC spokesperson says B-strain viruses tend to be more severe for younger children. The numbers are on par with those in Maryland, where the B-strain topped 60 percent of all cases reported. "We still have another month or so of increased potential for flu cases", she said. During that week, almost 58 percent of all lab-confirmed cases were caused by the B-strain, according to the report. (more...)
Cricket Australia announce their verdict in the Sandpaper gate Cricket Australia announce their verdict in the Sandpaper gate
- March 28, 2018

Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland will arrive in South Africa on Tuesday to join head of integrity Iain Roy, who has been conducting the investigation. "Focus on re-engaging with the cricket public to regain respect". "The regulations then should be used on players who indulge in deliberate ball-tampering, not when the players scrub the ball to remove the dirt after the ball hits the advertising boards near boundary lines", he said. (more...)
Scientists discover 'new organ' hiding in plain sight Scientists discover 'new organ' hiding in plain sight
- March 28, 2018

At that time, Nathanson and colleagues observed a network of dark fibers, but they weren't able to figure out exactly what it was. Dubbed the " interstitium , ' interconnected compartments act like a 'highway of moving fluid" that sits beneath the top layer of the skin, lines the digestive tract , lungs and urinary systems, and surrounds the arteries, veins, and the fascia between muscle. (more...)