Medical


Sitting for too long may increase dementia risk, says study Sitting for too long may increase dementia risk, says study
- April 14, 2018

The brains of the subjects were scanned via high-resolution MRI to assess the thickness of their medial temporal lobes - the part of the brain crucial to the creation and storage of memories. The next stage of the research will be to follow volunteers for longer than a week to see if the results are consistent and if gender, race or weight comes into play. (more...)
Nat Awards: Vinod Khanna, Sridevi recognised posthumously, 'Village Rockstars' is best film Nat Awards: Vinod Khanna, Sridevi recognised posthumously, 'Village Rockstars' is best film
- April 14, 2018

The statement, after all, truly mentions that Sridevi was not "a super actor but a super wife and super mom ". Late actor Sridevi, who died in Dubai this February after a sudden cardiac arrest, has been posthumously awarded the Best Actress for her performance in Ravi Udayawar's MOM at the 65th National Film Awards . (more...)
VEERE DI WEDDING: Kareena, Sonam, Swara, Shikha show their swag! VEERE DI WEDDING: Kareena, Sonam, Swara, Shikha show their swag!
- April 14, 2018

In another sequence of the song, Sonam and Kareena are sporting corset-inspired outfits - while the former picks an off-white corset that she wears over a high-neck sheer top in black, the latter opts for a black racy off-shoulder outfit decorated with sequins and feathers. (more...)
No leak of Karnataka poll dates, mere speculations: EC committee No leak of Karnataka poll dates, mere speculations: EC committee
- April 14, 2018

The run-up to this election has seen hectic campaigning, with Siddaramaiah leading the Congress's charge, while Amit Shah has been the BJP's commander so far. Unemployment seems to be the biggest issue of concern in Karnataka with 22 percent of respondents saying it is an issue that concerns them the most. (more...)
4 killed as fire breaks out in a building in northwest Delhi 4 killed as fire breaks out in a building in northwest Delhi
- April 14, 2018

According to report, the four deceased were of the same family, husband, wife and two kids. Five vehicles parked in the basement of the building were destroyed in the fire. The fire was brought under control after an hour at 4 am. As per reports, the Delhi Development Authority or DDA, is mulling over the idea of forming a special task force to check illegal constructions and encroachments that could be vulnerable to fire-related incidents. (more...)
Murder charges pending against Blooming Prairie woman, search continues in Fla Murder charges pending against Blooming Prairie woman, search continues in Fla
- April 14, 2018

A Minnesota woman who is wanted in connection with her husband's death is now a suspect in the killing of a Florida woman. Riess may be using the identity of Pamela Sellers Hutchinson, but law enforcement agencies in Florida have not officially confirmed that Hutchinson was the murder victim. (more...)
Vaccine could potentially 'turn off' peanut allergies in mice Vaccine could potentially 'turn off' peanut allergies in mice
- April 13, 2018

This substance was effective for mice, but they hope they could develop a solution that could work for humans as well. The analysts have worked for very almost 20 years to get the medication to this point - adequately refocusing the invulnerable cells on what the body is hypersensitive to, keeping a response. (more...)
Shares in Netflix (NFLX) Acquired by Gotham Asset Management LLC Shares in Netflix (NFLX) Acquired by Gotham Asset Management LLC
- April 13, 2018

About 306,985 shares traded. Shares of Netflix , Inc. It has outperformed by 97.18% the S&P500. Lpl Financial Llc increased its stake in Cdn Imperial Bk Comm Toronto (CM) by 72.14% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)
Over 1000 Children Abducted By Boko Haram In North Over 1000 Children Abducted By Boko Haram In North
- April 13, 2018

But it admits the number could actually be much higher. "These repeated attacks against children in schools are unconscionable". Its violent campaign to carve out an Islamic state there has claimed more than 20,000 lives and displaced over 2 million people. (more...)
65th National Film Awards announced 65th National Film Awards announced
- April 13, 2018

India's official entry to the Academy Awards previous year, Amit Masurkar's black comedy Newton , was named the Best Hindi Film . In a career spanning over four decades, Sridevi had featured in films like Sadma, Gumrah, and English Vinglish among the many other films that saw her versatility as an actor. (more...)
Fortis Healthcare gets surprise joint bid from Hero's Munjal, Dabur's Burman Fortis Healthcare gets surprise joint bid from Hero's Munjal, Dabur's Burman
- April 13, 2018

Meanwhile a statement from the Fortis Healthcare said that the proposal is under evaluation by the company. Manipal said its revised plan gives Fortis shareholders Rs 155 per share in value, up from Rs 140 earlier. An analyst tracking the series of events in the Fortis saga who didn't want to be named said, "Ideally a buyer aims at buying controlling stake, the money that they are talking about will get them 16 percent stake - it's interesting to see what Munjals and Burmans are ... (more...)
Crash south of Sterling City kills parents, child Crash south of Sterling City kills parents, child
- April 13, 2018

Family counselors are urging parents to use the teacher getting arrested for sexual assault on one of her students as a wake-up call. Two mothers, Jennifer Jean Hart and Sarah Margaret Hart, both 38, were found in the family's 2003 GMC Yukon XL. (more...)
What's in Corcept Therapeutics Incorporated (CORT) After Forming Bearish H&S Chart Pattern?
- April 13, 2018

Moving toward the technical facts, its current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average is -0.12% and standing -1.59% away from 50-Day Simple Moving Average while traded -0.07% away from 200-Day Simple Moving Average. Smith Asset Management Gru L P holds 0.14% of its portfolio in Corcept Therapeutics Incorporated (NASDAQ: CORT ) for 254,636 shares. Ahl Prns Limited Liability Partnership reported 57,097 shs or 0.02% of all its holdings. (more...)
$0.74 EPS Expected for Colgate-Palmolive (CL) This Quarter $0.74 EPS Expected for Colgate-Palmolive (CL) This Quarter
- April 13, 2018

About 4.08 million shares traded. Several salient technical indicators of Colgate-Palmolive Company are now starting to make their way into the trading conversation. The firm has "Market Perform" rating given on Tuesday, October 27 by BMO Capital Markets. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Monday, October 2 by RBC Capital Markets. (more...)
Justice Chelameswar: Don't want one more reversal of my order Justice Chelameswar: Don't want one more reversal of my order
- April 13, 2018

You have to understand my difficulty. The strong comments came when activist lawyer Prashant Bhushan approached the bench seeking urgent listing of the PIL filed by his father stating that the "master of roster" can not have "unguided and unbridled discretionary powers, exercised arbitrarily by the CJI by hand-picking benches of select judges" and sought formulation of guidelines for allocation of cases. (more...)
Markel Co. (NYSE:MKL) Insider Sells 100 Shares of Stock
- April 13, 2018

Shares of Markel stock traded down $1.67 during trading hours on Wednesday, reaching $1,155.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 5,990 shares in the company, valued at approximately $6,678,251. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Monday, October 2 report. Since October 12, 2017, it had 1 insider buy, and 12 selling transactions for $2.25 million activity. (more...)
IPL 2018: RCB bank on home advantage against Punjab to open account IPL 2018: RCB bank on home advantage against Punjab to open account
- April 13, 2018

However, instead of having Mandeep Singh bat at No. 6, they could go in with all-rounder Pawan Negi, who was among one of the better performers for RCB in their bleak season past year. Against pace, he has scored 526 runs off 369 balls, with a strike rate of 142.6. But RCB have also been chokers having lost three semi-finals and two IPL finals. (more...)
Genitals-breathing turtle with green algae 'hair' faces possible extinction, group says Genitals-breathing turtle with green algae 'hair' faces possible extinction, group says
- April 13, 2018

Joining them are the world's largest sea turtle, the leatherback, and the gharial, a crocodile found in the rivers of Nepal and northern India. The glands in its reproductive organs allow it to breathe underwater, where it can remain submerged for up to 72 hours. (more...)
Drinking more alcohol linked to lower life expectancy, research finds Drinking more alcohol linked to lower life expectancy, research finds
- April 13, 2018

The participants had been observed for at least a year after signing up. They recorded 40,310 deaths and 39,018 cardiovascular disease events among the group's members. Earlier studies had found women feel the effects of alcohol much quicker than men for numerous reasons, including the average man weighing more than the average women. (more...)
PM Modi in Chennai says south would benefit from 15th Finance Commission PM Modi in Chennai says south would benefit from 15th Finance Commission
- April 13, 2018

Several southern states had voiced their opposition to the Terms of Reference in the 15 Finance Commission , which had recommended using the 2011 Census against the 1971 Census, which had been used by earlier commissions. "An issue that has been raised by certain vested interests over the last few days..." Let me tell you something that our critics seem to have missed. (more...)
Britain's May to summon cabinet on Syria response Britain's May to summon cabinet on Syria response
- April 13, 2018

But they backed action in Iraq the following year, and again in Syria in 2015, strictly limiting strikes to Islamic State (IS) group targets. His latest intervention came after he previously tweeted that missiles "will be coming". "No decision as yet, the cabinet is meeting in full at 1530 (BST) to discuss", he said, speaking at a Wall Street Journal event in London . British Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to discuss the country's response to a suspected chemical weapons ... (more...)
Former Dolphins Cheerleader Files Complaint, Cites Former Dolphins Cheerleader Files Complaint, Cites "Hostile Workplace"
- April 13, 2018

In an interview with "Inside Edition", Kristan Ann Ware said her coaches humiliated her for being a virgin. Ware told the Washington Post she was inspired to speak out after former Saints cheerleader, Bailey David, filed a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission last month and claimed she was sacked over "antiquated" and "blatantly discriminatory" social media policies that were different for female cheerleaders and male football players. (more...)
San Ramon Police Looking For Armed Man Who Robbed Credit Union San Ramon Police Looking For Armed Man Who Robbed Credit Union
- April 13, 2018

At around 9:50 a.m., the man entered the lobby of a branch of Toho Bank in the town of Hobara. When the teller refused, the suspect grabbed the note back and left the bank. At the time of the incident, he was wearing a black jacket, beige trousers and white athletic shoes. A statement put out by Ellsworth Police made no mention of any other cases that might be connected to Lemery. (more...)
Justice Chelameswar vents anguish over affairs in SC Justice Chelameswar vents anguish over affairs in SC
- April 13, 2018

Justice Chelameswar was referring to the November 10, 2017 judgment of constitution bench in the case of Campaign for Judicial Accountability and Reforms, wherein the five-judge bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices R.K. Disregarding the practice, Bhushan rushed to court number 2, presided over by Justice Chelameswar, and sought urgent listing of the PIL on the ground that the CJI was a party in the petition and there was an "emergency situation". (more...)
'Parents in unclean job?' Haryana govt asks students 'Parents in unclean job?' Haryana govt asks students
- April 13, 2018

The 100-point admission form also asked whether parents have any genetic disorder, along with a long list. Senior Congress leader R.S. Surjewala yesterday slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led state government after schools had recently released the controversial admission forms. (more...)
Hand dryers in the loo spraying bacteria on your hands Hand dryers in the loo spraying bacteria on your hands
- April 13, 2018

The scientists also explored the effectiveness of using high-efficiency particulate air filters with the hand dryers. There was bacteria contamination inside the hand dryers, waiting to spread to the next person who dries their hands with them. (more...)
Fifty Israeli Farms Win Medical Cannabis Export Licenses Fifty Israeli Farms Win Medical Cannabis Export Licenses
- April 12, 2018

Even then, the state agencies regulating Ohio's medical marijuana program have acknowledged that not all of the growers, processors and dispensaries will be fully operational by the launch date. Rep. Brad Daw R-Orem, says "when I poll my constituents, they want medical cannabis". Weld and Boehner also agree that the issue of cannabis legalization is largely a debate over whether or not the 10 Amendment grants states the legal right to legalize a federally-prohibited drug. (more...)
Hyderabad vs Mumbai | Quick wickets peg Mumbai Indians back
- April 12, 2018

The inaugural match of the 11th season played between the Mumbai Indians and the Chennai Super Kings registered a viewership on television of 6,355,000** impressions (India Urban, Males 15+AB) which translates to a 7.21 rating percentage (India Urban, Males 15+AB) on the Star Network. (more...)
Gartner warns of continued PC sales slump Gartner warns of continued PC sales slump
- April 12, 2018

The results passed expectations of a 1.5 percent decline and marks the third consecutive quarter where traditional PC shipment volume has hovered around flat growth. "At the same time, vendors were cautious in overstocking due to the upcoming release of new models in the second quarter of 2018 with Intel's new eighth-generation core processors". (more...)
Coli outbreak across 7 states Coli outbreak across 7 states
- April 12, 2018

People believed to have been infected first reported feeling sick as early as March 22 to 31, with the patients ranging in age from 12 to 84. New Jersey has the largest share of people infected, with six cases reported in the state. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued an outbreak investigation announcement Tuesday saying the 17 cases have spread across seven states in the past four weeks. (more...)