Medical


New mom who lost all her limbs after giving birth sues hospital New mom who lost all her limbs after giving birth sues hospital
- October 15, 2017

A Canadian woman named Lindsey Hubley was completely fine and there were no complications in her body at the of her delivery in March when she gave birth to her child. Now Hubley is free from the flesh-eating bacterial infection, but still requires further surgeries that include a kidney transplant. "No mom should ever have to watch their fiance and their son walk out the door every night for over 200 days", adds Hubley's partner, Mike Sampson, 34, referring to Hubley's long hospital stay. (more...)
Hundreds walk to fight breast cancer in downtown Eau Claire Hundreds walk to fight breast cancer in downtown Eau Claire
- October 15, 2017

Organizers say they are hoping to raise over $67,000. Organizer Amanda Smith says this event is one of the biggest awareness events on the shore. "It's important for men and women just brings awareness to breast cancer and to our organization where all of our services are free". (more...)
Durham admits Bolts came out 'lazy' in Game 1 loss Durham admits Bolts came out 'lazy' in Game 1 loss
- October 15, 2017

Brownlee came off on top in his personal matchup with Meralco's Allen Durham, the Best Import awardee in last year's Governors' Cup , who is a shoo-in favorite to win the same award this year. Japeth Aguilar added 15 points, while Greg Slaughter chipped in 14 points and eight boards as Ginebra's size was simply too much for the Bolts. "We were off for a little bit, so in the second half, I played a little bit better and we actually fought back in the game". (more...)
Next Weeks Broker Price Targets For Spark Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ONCE) Next Weeks Broker Price Targets For Spark Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ONCE)
- October 15, 2017

The stock increased 0.27% or $0.1 on October 13, reaching $37.27. The shares were purchased at an average price of $85.00. Ampliphi Biosciences Corp (NYSEAMERICAN:APHB) has declined 94.86% since October 14, 2016 and is downtrending. 19 funds opened positions while 46 raised stakes. Spark Therapeutics (ONCE) traded down 2.29% during trading on Tuesday, hitting $84.23. 21,000 were reported by Fred Alger Management. (more...)
Brokerage Overview of: AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (AMAG)
- October 15, 2017

Exane Derivatives added to its holdings by buying 3,164 shares an increase of 17.7% in the quarter. Looking slightly further out, the stock is -52.01% year to date. The specialty pharmaceutical company reported ($1.06) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.09 by $1.15. (more...)
Traders Buy SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY) on Weakness
- October 15, 2017

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the company. Over the course of the day 12,872 shares traded hands, as compared to an average volume of 91,120 over the last 30 days for SPDR S&P China ETF (NYSEARCA:GXC). (more...)
Woman killed as plane crashes into Mississippi River at Anoka Woman killed as plane crashes into Mississippi River at Anoka
- October 15, 2017

Read the full Star Tribune article . Investigators say a pontoon boat was near the crash when it happened, and the boaters on board pulled a woman's body from the water. The single-engine, Cessna-style plane was headed west when it struck power lines that crossed the river, Erickson said. He said investigators believe the sun may have blinded the pilot, preventing him from seeing the power lines. (more...)
Celebs, Musicians Gather in LA, Miami to Benefit Disaster Victims Celebs, Musicians Gather in LA, Miami to Benefit Disaster Victims
- October 15, 2017

ET. Singer-actor Jennifer Lopez says she and her boyfriend Alex Rodriuguez are perfectly in sync with each other. MTV will livestream tonight's benefit in its entirety on Facebook , where fans can contribute to the cause using donate buttons in Facebook Live, and on YouTube . (more...)
Energy drink causes hole in skull of newly become father Energy drink causes hole in skull of newly become father
- October 15, 2017

Soon, this became his habit. "Being pregnant is supposed to be one of the most unbelievable journeys you will ever embark on", she wrote according to an AOL report . A day I wasn't sure I would ever see. "The next day was round two of brain surgery. After that there were strokes, crises, edema and things we could never imagine". (more...)
Obesity among children, teenagers growing across the globe Obesity among children, teenagers growing across the globe
- October 15, 2017

In 2013-2014, 37.7% of adults and 17.2% of children had obesity . An additional 213 million children aged 5-19 were overweight previous year, but fell below the threshold for obesity, according to the largest ever study, based on height and weight measurements of 129 million people. (more...)
EastGroup Properties, Inc. (EGP) Hits a 52-Week High
- October 15, 2017

Pensionfund Sabic now holds 8,122 shares worth $716,000. Shelton Cap Mngmt invested 0.02% in Eastgroup Properties Inc (NYSE:EGP). About 235,181 shares traded or 26.73% up from the average. Eastgroup Properties Inc. has $104.0 highest and $47 lowest target. Eastgroup Properties has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $76.25. (more...)
Yes, it's true! Men find 'bromance' more satisfying than romance Yes, it's true! Men find 'bromance' more satisfying than romance
- October 15, 2017

Researchers may have found the reason why many men seemingly avoid relationships: bromances. Study co-author Adam White, a sports and health researcher at the University of Bedfordshire in Britain, explained to Newsweek that men are more vulnerable and authentic with their friends because they don't have the consequences of offending a friend-ending up in the dog house-looming above their heads. (more...)
NFL Developing Plan to Address Protests During National Anthem NFL Developing Plan to Address Protests During National Anthem
- October 14, 2017

People are burning jerseys in reaction to the protests carried out by players of the NFL. Owners will meet in NY next week with representatives from the players' union to discuss the national anthem controversy. On Sunday, Vice President Mike Pence walked out of an Indianapolis Colts game after players took a knee during the anthem. York has backed the 49ers since Kaepernick's protest first became public knowledge. (more...)
Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK) Experiences Heavier than Usual Trading Volume
- October 14, 2017

Fayez Sarofim & Company increased Visainc. SRB Corp now owns 2,301 shares of the transportation company's stock worth $152,000 after buying an additional 179 shares in the last quarter. Toronto Dominion Bank & Trust reported 40,353 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Weatherly Asset Mgmt L P owns 0.1% invested in Alaska Air Group, Inc. (more...)
Rain claims 3 in west Bengaluru; 2 washed away, feared dead Rain claims 3 in west Bengaluru; 2 washed away, feared dead
- October 14, 2017

Meanwhile, 2 women, identified as 57-year-old Meenakshi and 22-year-old Pushpa were also washed away in a drain in Laggere, near Nandini Layout. NDRF continues combing operations for the mother and daughter, who were reportedly washed away in the drain, at Kurubarahalli on Saturday. (more...)
Salman, SRK, Riteish attend Arpita's Diwali bash
- October 14, 2017

In a break from tradition, Arpita had earlier also hosted the Ganesh idol at her place and not at the family's Galaxy Apartments. When Shah Rukh arrived, Salman gave him a warm welcome. If there is anything special about Diwali for Bollywood celebrities, it is lavish parties with all the stars under one roof. Judwaa 2 director and Varun Dhawan's father David Dhawan was also seen posing with the other celebrities at the party. (more...)
George Weah Continues To Lead Polls In Liberia's Election George Weah Continues To Lead Polls In Liberia's Election
- October 14, 2017

The National Elections Commission (NEC) has released its preliminary results of the October 10, 2017, presidential and legislative elections tallying 15% of the total results throughout the country with the Congress for Democratic Change (CDC) leading the chart with 42.66% and the Unity Party (UP) snatching 25.88% of the votes. (more...)
Indian Sailors Missing as Merchant Ship Sinks Off Philippines Indian Sailors Missing as Merchant Ship Sinks Off Philippines
- October 14, 2017

Japan's coast guard earlier received a distress call by Hong Kong-registered vessel Emerald Star. He also listed out the names of those rescued: Suresh Kumar, Alang Ram, Karuppiah Rangasamy, Subash Lourdusamy, Bosun Mohammad Irfan Mansuri, Sathishi, Ram Kailash, Lai Renjith, Kigin, Jegal Sen Vendran, Cheole, Ramay, Karthikayan and two others both named Parash. (more...)
Taylor Swift's new social media app: 'The Swift Life' Taylor Swift's new social media app: 'The Swift Life'
- October 14, 2017

Taylor Swift couldn't have a better reputation with her fans across the pond. "Oh, my god", Lara exclaims on the livestream through the tears. Look what you made her do. Lara then received a DM saying she'd be getting a package from Taylor in the mail - but she didn't expect Taylor to pull up in her driveway in the United Kingdom and deliver it herself. (more...)
Psychedelic mushrooms 'reset' brain Psychedelic mushrooms 'reset' brain
- October 14, 2017

As many as 20 patients were given two doses of psilocybin as part of their treatment to deal with depression. Dr. Robin Carhart-Harris, who leads psychedelic research at the Imperial College London , said it is the first time psilocybin has been linked to changes in brain activity in people who have been diagnosed with depression , as reported by the Miami Herald. (more...)
Duke Energy Corporation (DUK) Shares Bought by Alpha Omega Wealth Management LLC
- October 14, 2017

Valley National Advisers Inc. now owns 2,671 shares of the utilities provider's stock worth $219,000 after buying an additional 18 shares during the last quarter. Whereas, firm has insider ownership was declared as 0.10% and Insider transaction was recorded recently as 0%. This is an increase from Duke Energy Corp's previous quarterly dividend of $0.19. (more...)
Gov. Brown declares hepatitis A state of emergency
- October 14, 2017

The adult hepatitis A vaccine is different than the one given to children, of which there is ample supply. The current outbreak has largely impacted people experiencing homelessness and some illicit drug users. County, according to the L.A. Times . This is the largest outbreak of hepatitis A since a vaccine became available over two decades ago. CDPH also recommends vaccination of people who have frequent, close contact with at-risk populations in affected areas. (more...)
Hyderabad girl ends life after posting Instagram note Hyderabad girl ends life after posting Instagram note
- October 14, 2017

She did so after posting a post on Instagram and her WhatsApp account. According to The New Indian Express, she had an argument with her mother on Wednesday on lack of focus on academics. He said that he was being tortured over money and also took names of his five relatives. In the video, Hussain is seen speaking with the rope around his neck. (more...)
Husband allegedly killed wife, attacked mother-in-law with meat cleaver Husband allegedly killed wife, attacked mother-in-law with meat cleaver
- October 13, 2017

According to a tweet from the police department, the attack is believed to have started inside the home and spilled out onto the street where it was witnessed by several neighbors. One neighbor with a firearm "held the suspect at bay momentarily but they were wary of being attacked themselves", says the statement. They are refugees from Nepal. (more...)
Walk to End Alzheimer's held Walk to End Alzheimer's held
- October 13, 2017

This year 642 people participated, raising in excess of $100,000. Wise said the money that is raised for the Walk to End Alzheimer's is used for the provision of care consultations, caregiver support groups and programs and services, to name a few. (more...)
Odisha government announces Rs 500 assistance for patients with blood disorder Odisha government announces Rs 500 assistance for patients with blood disorder
- October 13, 2017

These patients receive average 60,000 units of blood annually totally free of cost from the government-run blood banks. "Such a leader like Naveen has no rights to rule Odia people as CM", he added. The CM also announced the measures his government planned to take for the benefit of the people, including blood collection vans, increase in number of Post Graduation seats in Transfusion Medicine in SCB Medical College Hospital, Cuttack and a day-care centre at Balasore, Kandhamal and ... (more...)
Buhari asked us to focus on northern Nigeria Buhari asked us to focus on northern Nigeria
- October 13, 2017

However, in a statement issued by the World Bank on Tuesday, July 21, 2015 after a meeting between the World Bank President, Kim , and President Buhari at Blair House in Washington, the bank indicated that "Nigeria has up to United States dollars $2.1 billion of uncommitted resources from the International Development Association (IDA) as well as other support from IBRD, for addressing the development challenges of Nigeria, including in the North East and the North, in particular". (more...)
Air quality concerns grow for game between Cal and Washington State Air quality concerns grow for game between Cal and Washington State
- October 13, 2017

Cal Athletics released a statement this morning saying they do not expect any changes to the scheduled game. A sustained Air Quality Index of 200 or more is the threshold for delaying or canceling a competition, and the Berkeley area was at only 155 on Thursday afternoon. (more...)
Get shot for the health of it Get shot for the health of it
- October 13, 2017

Influenza, or the flu, is an infection that can be caused by several types of influenza virus. On top of getting the vaccine, public health officials say people should be covering coughs and sneezes and washing their hands regularly to avoid getting the flu. (more...)
Colorado Marijuana Sales Already Reach 1 Billion in 2017
- October 13, 2017

Previous year it took ten months to hit the $1 billion mark in combined recreational and medical marijuana sales. With the new tax rates in effect, comparing monthly sales from past years isn't as clear now as it once was, but overall they show continued growth in Colorado cannabis sales despite more states legalizing retail cannabis and reports of declining wholesale marijuana prices . (more...)