Medical


Recovery of Thai bodies in California highly challenging Recovery of Thai bodies in California highly challenging
- August 13, 2017

The families of the students have made impassioned pleas for recovery efforts to go forward, but officials say conditions would make any attempt too risky. Steel told the families that she had been informed by the Fresno county office that a rescue team would descend the cliff and draw up a plan to retrieve the students and the auto. (more...)
Local man in South Korea addresses tension between United States and North Korea
- August 13, 2017

In response to North Korea's second round of threats of "enveloping fire" around the US territory of Guam , US President Donald Trump ramped up his remarks Thursday, saying his recent warning that the US would retaliate with "fire and fury" may not have been tough enough for the reclusive state. (more...)
Mammal ancestors found secret of gliding 160m years ago Mammal ancestors found secret of gliding 160m years ago
- August 13, 2017

In fact, the discovery suggests that ancient mammals evolved the volant (or flying) way of life roughly 100 million years earlier than the first modern flying mammals. The fossils were discovered in the Tiaojishan Formation, northeast of Beijing, and they probably were herbivores that dined on ferns, conifers and other gymnosperms, since flowering plants had not yet started becoming prevalent (that happened during the Cretaceous Period). (more...)
Fiona Apple Reaches Out to Sinead O'Connor in New Video Fiona Apple Reaches Out to Sinead O'Connor in New Video
- August 13, 2017

You've given so much and I wish I could be there, I wish I could be of some use to you, I wish I could... I don't want you to feel like that. I love you ", O'Connor wrote, before appearing to thank TV therapist Dr. Sala issued a statement which called O'Connor a fearless and courageous woman who was fighting against the stigma of mental illness. According to Billboard , O'Connor also told fans that she was staying in a "wonderful, loving" hospital after passing a kidney stone and noted ... (more...)
More than 100 affected by Norovirus outbreak More than 100 affected by Norovirus outbreak
- August 13, 2017

The outbreak began late last week and all the cases that developed symptoms of the gastrointestinal virus had eaten food from the shop between August 4 and Tuesday, according to health officials. 13abc spoke an employee who answered the phone at Mama C's Wednesday morning. The department only posted an image on Thursday on its Facebook to protect people from the norovirus . (more...)
Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) Sees Volume Pop in Session
- August 13, 2017

These shares are worth $5,563,041 and were traded at $75.86 each. Its Average True Range (ATR) value figured out at 1.32. (NASDAQ: GILD ) during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). (more...)
2 soldiers martyred in PKK attack in southeast Turkey 2 soldiers martyred in PKK attack in southeast Turkey
- August 13, 2017

Turkey resumed the shelling of suspected Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) positions inside the Kurdistan Region in July 2015 after a two-year ceasefire between the Turkish military and the PKK came to an end. More than 200 suspects linked to the PKK terrorist group have been held in eastern Van province following multiple anti-smuggling operations carried out over the course of last two months, the provincial gendarmerie command said on Thursday. (more...)
Matter best left with the UP govt: Raman Singh on Gorakhpur incident Matter best left with the UP govt: Raman Singh on Gorakhpur incident
- August 12, 2017

Yesterday, District Magistrate Rajeev Rautela addressed a press conference and confirmed the death of 30 children in the last two days and seven deaths in the last 24 hours. "I'm saddened by the children's death". On Thursday, the center pipeline operator had informed in writing that the reading of Liquid Oxygen is 900 and if the oxygen supply is not available at the time of time then the life of the patients will be in danger. (more...)
Diet Drinks Fool Your Body's Metabolism Diet Drinks Fool Your Body's Metabolism
- August 12, 2017

Primary funding for the study was provided by the National Institutes of Health and PepsiCo. A sweet-tasting, lower-calorie drink can trigger a greater metabolic response than drinks with higher calories, explaining the association between artificial sweeteners and diabetes discovered in earlier studies. (more...)
United States cargo ship remains stuck in St. Mary's River United States cargo ship remains stuck in St. Mary's River
- August 12, 2017

The Coast Guard says the 629′ US cargo ship ran aground on the north side of Sugar Island Wednesday night at approximately 11:40pm. The Coast Guard also said there was no sign of pollution. The vessel was not carrying any cargo, officials said. The owner of the ship, Grand River Navigation, is finalizing a salvage plan and will present it to the Coast Guard for approval later today. (more...)
What PDP delegates will do at today's national convention What PDP delegates will do at today's national convention
- August 12, 2017

Ibrahim Hassan Dankwanbo, Deputy Governor of Bayelsa state, Rear Admiral, John Jonah, Deputy Governor of Cross River state, Professor Ivara Esu, Deputy Governor of Ebonyi state, Dr. In a related development, Makarfi has assured members of the party that the issues relating to the South-west zone of the party have been resolved. (more...)
United Nations expresses frowns over unauthorised invasion of Maiduguri base by security forces United Nations expresses frowns over unauthorised invasion of Maiduguri base by security forces
- August 12, 2017

The Nigerian military conducted what the United Nations called an unauthorized search of its main operating base in the country's northeast in the early hours of Friday. The security forces added they had not targeted the property and the operation was successfully concluded. "The restructuring of the army operations in the North-East in 2015 yielded fruitful results". (more...)
Suns reveal 2 new uniforms for 50th anniversary season Suns reveal 2 new uniforms for 50th anniversary season
- August 12, 2017

On Friday, both the Los Angeles Lakers and LA Clippers revealed their new jerseys for the 2017-18 season, with Nike taking hold as the manufacturer and designer of the new uniforms . All 30 NBA teams will have four primary uniforms next season, including the "Association" and "Icon" editions, as well as one inspired by the mindset of the NBA athlete, and another representing the communities that support their teams. (more...)
'Nobody loves a peaceful solution better than President Trump' 'Nobody loves a peaceful solution better than President Trump'
- August 12, 2017

North Korea's estimated splashdown of missiles aimed toward Guam would place them just outside Guam's 12-nautical-mile territorial waters. In Japan, the defense ministry deployed the missile interception system to military bases in four prefectures, video from the four locations showed Saturday. (more...)
Same manager, same tactics, better players - Guardiola lays out Man City blueprint Same manager, same tactics, better players - Guardiola lays out Man City blueprint
- August 12, 2017

Yet, a team featuring Sergio Aguero and Gabriel Jesus up front and a sprinkle of attacking midfielders like Kevin De Bruyne, David Silva, new signing Bernardo Silva , Leroy Sane and Raheem Sterling promises lots of goals this season. " We finished the contracts of five or six players and in the last six or seven years Manchester City didn't buy full-backs, so we had to buy full-backs ". (more...)
Mosquito samples test negative for viruses in Rhode Island Mosquito samples test negative for viruses in Rhode Island
- August 12, 2017

Eight people have tested positive for West Nile in Nebraska so far this year, and the West Nile virus has been found in the blood of eight blood donors, according to the Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services. The illness is not spread from person-to-person. Severe symptoms and signs may include stiff neck, sleepiness, disorientation, coma, tremors, convulsions, and paralysis. (more...)
Signal Watch on Shares of Ambac Financial Group Inc (AMBC) Signal Watch on Shares of Ambac Financial Group Inc (AMBC)
- August 12, 2017

Among 8 analysts covering Masonite International (NYSE:DOOR), 8 have Buy rating , 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Its portfolio of brands includes Masonite, Marshfield, Premdor, Mohawk, Megantic, Algoma, Birchwood Best, Lemieux, Door-Stop, Harring Doors, Performance Doorset Solutions and National Hickman. (more...)
Eclipse Warning: Eye Damage Can be Permanent Eclipse Warning: Eye Damage Can be Permanent
- August 12, 2017

The bottom line is that regular sunglasses - even the darkest ones - are not effective for the purposes of viewing the eclipse, Weng said. Getting the chance to watch a solar eclipse is incredible but could also do serious damage to a person's eyes when he or she is not using the proper equipment. (more...)
Justice Dipak Misra to take over as CJI on 27 August Justice Dipak Misra to take over as CJI on 27 August
- August 12, 2017

After his transfer to Madhya Pradesh high court, Misra became a permanent Judge. Following this run, he was appointed as the chief justice of the Patna HC in 2009, and as chief justice of the Delhi HC in 2010. Justice Misra is also famous as the judge who issued the controversial order that all cinema-goers should stand in attention when the national anthem is played before the screening of a movie. (more...)
Swine flu toll climbs to six in Odisha Swine flu toll climbs to six in Odisha
- August 12, 2017

Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, Medical Education, Environment and Urban Development, Shakar Chaudhary informed that more than 1000 cases of H1N1 have been reported in July this year, of which 150 patients couldn't survive. (more...)
Red Cross Charles Drew Blood Drive set for August 16 Red Cross Charles Drew Blood Drive set for August 16
- August 11, 2017

But more donations are need to meet patient needs and to replenish the blood supply. This year the Red Cross celebrates its centennial in Charlottesville, the goal is to collect 100 units of blood. To become a community partner by hosting a Red Cross blood drive, visit redcrossblood.org for more information. 12 p.m.to 6 p.m. Those with the following blood types are invited to donate: O-, O+, A-, B-. (more...)
Mom Sues Hospital for $8.6M After Suffocating Her Newborn Mom Sues Hospital for $8.6M After Suffocating Her Newborn
- August 11, 2017

A mother is suing a hospital in OR after her newborn baby accidentally suffocated when he was left alone with her to be breastfed while she was still "groggy" after undergoing a caesarian section. Adding, 'My firstborn and only son. Doctors determined that Jacob suffered "severe hypoxia" or oxygen deficiency, "and his brain was severely and permanently damaged". (more...)
CPSC Safety Guidance for Fidget Spinners CPSC Safety Guidance for Fidget Spinners
- August 11, 2017

A number of accidents caused by fidget spinners have been reported in the U.S., leading a government agency to issue a warning urging people to be more careful with the trendy toy. Warn children of all ages not to put fidget spinners or small pieces in their mouths and not to play with the fidget spinner near their faces. "Like any battery-operated product, consumers should be present and pay attention to their devices while charging them", Buerkle said. (more...)
America's drinking problem is spiraling at a rapid rate America's drinking problem is spiraling at a rapid rate
- August 11, 2017

Hasin and colleagues found that the rate of alcohol use in the USA was 65 percent in 2001-2002, and by 2012-2013 it had increased to 73 percent. However, as people usually under-report consumption, the authors warned the rates might be higher. (more...)
China protests U.S. 'freedom of navigation' China protests U.S. 'freedom of navigation'
- August 11, 2017

China's Foreign Ministry confirmed the patrol, saying that the operation had violated global and Chinese law and seriously harmed Beijing's sovereignty and security, adding that the Chinese Navy had "warned and expelled" the USA warship. The patrol was the third under Trump, and the second this year around Mischief Reef , a land feature that was included in a ruling last year against China by an worldwide arbitration court in The Hague. (more...)
Aftermath of Disputed ElectionL Kenya on edge as final results due Aftermath of Disputed ElectionL Kenya on edge as final results due
- August 11, 2017

While veteran opposition leader Odinga, 72, also claimed polls in 2013 were stolen from him, he took his grievances to the courts and ended up accepting his loss. Many Kenyans say the potential for violence is less now because the country has learned from the traumatic experience of 2007. "No Kenyan should die because of an election", Godec said. (more...)
Cancer patients meets airline 'guardian angel' who delivered luggage with medication Cancer patients meets airline 'guardian angel' who delivered luggage with medication
- August 11, 2017

Rowan, 27, had answered a customer call from a panicked Hurt, who had just flown from Nashville to Pittsburgh on a Southwest flight, according to an ABC News story this week. Ms Rowan assured Ms Hurt she would track down her luggage and when it eventually arrived at Pittsburgh International Airport around 2am, she knew it had missed the last courier and would likely not get to Ms Hurt before her appointment at 9am. (more...)
FDA updates gastric balloon warning after 5 deaths FDA updates gastric balloon warning after 5 deaths
- August 11, 2017

In three of the reports, the patients died within three days of device placement, while in the other two, the patients died within one month of the procedure, the FDA said . 'The FDA's letter to health care providers does not indicate that the patient deaths were related to the Orbera device or the insertion procedures. (more...)
Hundred-Year-Old Antarctic Fruitcake Found in 'Excellent Condition' Hundred-Year-Old Antarctic Fruitcake Found in 'Excellent Condition'
- August 11, 2017

Around 1,500 artifacts have been recovered since last July. Archival documents show that Scott took this particular brand of cake with him to Antarctica. The artefacts be returned to the huts once they are restored to comply with the site's status as an Antarctic Specially Protected Area (ASPA). Archeology teams have been excavating artifacts from a hut that Scott's Northern Party used during its expedition. (more...)
3-magnitude quake rocks Philippine main Luzon Island 3-magnitude quake rocks Philippine main Luzon Island
- August 11, 2017

The quake was also felt in the Philippine capital of Manila . The shaking buildings forced the evacuation of offices and schools. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said that no damage was expected from the quake but residents in nearby areas should prepare for possible aftershocks. (more...)