Medical


Italian police seize €50M opiates bound for ISIS fighters Italian police seize €50M opiates bound for ISIS fighters
- November 03, 2017

Drug Enforcement Administration, the head of a southern Italian court said on Friday, Reuters reported . Italian authorities seized a 50-million-euro (58 million USA dollar) shipment of a synthetic opioid on Friday destined for the so-called Islamic State (IS) terrorist group, the anti-terrorism division of a southern Italian prosecutor's office said in a statement Friday. (more...)
Karnataka: Private Hospitals on Strike in Protest Against New Law Karnataka: Private Hospitals on Strike in Protest Against New Law
- November 03, 2017

Bill 2017, which proposes to regulate private medical services by fixing prices for services and prescribing punishment for doctors in case of irregularities in pricing-related matters, has put the Karnataka chapter of Indian Medical Association (IMA) and the state government at loggerheads. (more...)
TripAdvisor Accused Of Removing Tourist Warnings About Mexico Rapes, Blackouts, Injuries TripAdvisor Accused Of Removing Tourist Warnings About Mexico Rapes, Blackouts, Injuries
- November 03, 2017

The travel booking and review website TripAdvisor is built on trust between itself, its users, and the businesses that receive reviews and customers from the site. At the time, we had a policy whereby we judged content to be in breach of our guidelines if it did not adhere to family-friendly language. "Despite assertions and statements made by a recent USA Today article, there is no tie between commercial relationships with our partners and how our content guidelines are applied to reviews ... (more...)
SA's Smith, Strauss to start for Baabaas against All Blacks SA's Smith, Strauss to start for Baabaas against All Blacks
- November 03, 2017

Of those previously and now playing in New Zealand, the anticipation is that a few will want to prove a point. Others also dubbed the team the Lions in disguise, for it contained 13 players from the triumphant 1971 Lions in New Zealand. "I can't say too much, but Eddie's on the ball though isn't he?" Up front, former South Africa captain Adriaan Strauss is selected at hooker while there are starts for Wallaby lock Sam Carter and Super Rugby finalist Kwagga Smith. (more...)
9-year-old cancer patient to celebrate his 'last Christmas' early 9-year-old cancer patient to celebrate his 'last Christmas' early
- November 03, 2017

You might also be interested in. . She wrote earlier this month that "his father, Roger, and myself have been told that we should be spending as much time as possible with him and we should start making arrangements for his passing". Jacob, now 9, won't be leaving the hospital, his family said. He's now at Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine. An update posted to the family's GoFundMe page on Thursday said the cards were starting to stream in. (more...)
Pixar Pier Details Revealed, Including Pixar Pier Details Revealed, Including "Incredibles"-Themed Coaster"
- November 03, 2017

Pixar Pier will open in Summer 2018, which means in order to construct the new themed-area, California Screamin' , Cove Bar, Ariel's Grotto, Mickey's Fun Wheel , Games of the Boardwalk , and Sideshow Shirts will all close on January 8, 2018, with Ariel's Grotto temporarily reopening in April before permanently closing down. (more...)
UN Refugee Chief: Political Solutions Needed to Ease Global Crisis of Displacement UN Refugee Chief: Political Solutions Needed to Ease Global Crisis of Displacement
- November 03, 2017

The UN refugee chief told world powers on Thursday they were failing to come up with solutions to a myriad of conflicts causing mass exoduses of people, from Syria to Myanmar. Humanitarian actors and peacekeepers should draw on their diverse strengths to help protect civilians affected by conflict, while at the same time preserving the neutral, impartial character of humanitarian action, he said. (more...)
Obama Foundation hosts Prince Harry at Chicago summit Obama Foundation hosts Prince Harry at Chicago summit
- November 03, 2017

According to the Palace, Prince Harry willtalk about the Full Effect program and his work to provide platforms for young leaders. Attendance for the event was at 500 youth participants from 60 countries and speakers included Prince Harry, rapper Common and "Hamilton" creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, with performances by Chance the Rapper, Gloria Estefan and The National. (more...)
Stents don't significantly relieve heart pain
- November 03, 2017

Rasha Al-Lamee of Imperial College in London said in a statement. David Maron, MD, a cardiologist at Stanford (Calif.) University who was not involved with the research, told the Times the study was well conducted, but said further clarification is needed regarding the use of stents for chest pain relief in areas not explored by the current study. (more...)
State Fire Marshal: Turn back clocks and check fire alarms Saturday night State Fire Marshal: Turn back clocks and check fire alarms Saturday night
- November 03, 2017

You can dispose of any used single-use batteries by putting them out for collection during the following week's recycling pick up. Between November 6 and 10, take advantage of the City's battery collection. "Since 2014, Red Cross volunteers in the Central and Southern Illinois Region and across the country have been working with local fire departments and community partners to reduce home fire tragedies in at-risk communities", said Lyn Hruska, Chief Executive Officer, American Red Cross ... (more...)
Juno Therapeutics, Inc. (JUNO) Earns "In-Line" Rating from Leerink Swann
- November 02, 2017

The SEC filing shows that Cassidy Bernard J performed a sale of 28,000 shares. Suntrust Robinson downgraded Juno Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ: JUNO ) on Friday, November 25 to "Hold" rating. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website . The Firm has ATR of 2.46 that is explaining range of a day's trading is high-low; ATR expands it to yesterday's closing price. (more...)
Fiserv, Inc. (FISV) Stake Lessened by Osborne Partners Capital Management LLC Fiserv, Inc. (FISV) Stake Lessened by Osborne Partners Capital Management LLC
- November 02, 2017

Fiserv Inc now has $27.24 billion valuation. Robert W. Baird maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Tuesday, October 10 report. Pittenger & Anderson Inc holds 26.26% of its portfolio in Fiserv Inc for 2.25 million shares. About 215,439 shares traded. It has outperformed by 1.87% the S&P500. Investors sentiment increased to 0.75 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.02, from 0.73 in 2017Q1. (more...)
Man with same name as ex-Trump aide sets Twitter straight Man with same name as ex-Trump aide sets Twitter straight
- November 02, 2017

Various news outlets Wednesday unveiled Clovis as the unnamed "campaign supervisor" in Mueller's indictments , with whom George Papadopoulos exchanged emails about meeting with suspected Russian officials. Court documents released along with Mr Papadopoulos's plea reveal numerous people with whom he corresponded. She has not yet been identified publicly. (more...)
Louisiana one of nation's worst states for premature birth Louisiana one of nation's worst states for premature birth
- November 02, 2017

Being born prematurely can lead to several complications for children, including infections and jaundice. "The U.S. preterm birth rate is among the worst of highly developed nations", said Stacey Stewart, president of the March of Dimes. And racial and ethnic disparities are driving the increase, the group added. "African American women are at a much greater risk of preterm delivery than other races". (more...)
Hundreds of Marine Corps recruits sickened by E. coli outbreak Hundreds of Marine Corps recruits sickened by E. coli outbreak
- November 02, 2017

There are more than 5,500 recruits in training at the depot. Preventative Medicine Units at Naval Medical Center San Diego and Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton continue to inspect all messing facilities for cleanliness, food storage, and handling procedures. (more...)
GOP split on state and local deduction could produce unlikely victor GOP split on state and local deduction could produce unlikely victor
- November 02, 2017

But they also showed a willingness to jettison major aspects of their plan in order to get a bill through Congress. Leaves 401 (k) s alone: After strong pushback from President Trump, among others, the House bill did not propose lowering the cap on pre-tax contributions from $18,000 today. (more...)
CHI celebrates National Hospice Month CHI celebrates National Hospice Month
- November 02, 2017

In 2015, more than 45 percent of patients received hospice care for more than 30 days. November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month, and I want to emphasize a wonderful resource we have in our community. Hospice care programs provide pain management, symptom control, psychosocial support, and spiritual care to patients and their families when a cure is not possible. (more...)
Youth held for posting abusive comments against PM Modi on Facebook Youth held for posting abusive comments against PM Modi on Facebook
- November 02, 2017

The issue between the BJP and Vijay fans broke after the saffron party slammed the actor's recently-released Mersal for its critical comments on the party over demonetisation, Goods and Service Tax (GST), etc. The BJP leader was quoted saying in the News18 report that 'the Content was public on Facebook. "I asked him, 'can you scold a prime minister this way?' He said he will do it that way". (more...)
Meghan McCain Engaged to Conservative Writer Meghan McCain Engaged to Conservative Writer
- November 02, 2017

Meghan McCain kicked off Thursday's episode of The View by confirming the happy news of her engagement and spilling how she and man decided take their relationship to the next level. "He's so conservative. He's amusing in his own way", she said . Her dad felt the same, admitting "He's a very fine man". Meghan - an outspoken conservative who nonetheless disagrees with President Donald Trump - agreed that she's found her ultimate match when it comes to political views. (more...)
Abraham, Loftus-Cheek & Gomez make England squad Abraham, Loftus-Cheek & Gomez make England squad
- November 02, 2017

Another Chelsea loanee, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, has been gaining valuable experience under former Three Lions boss Roy Hodgson at Crystal Palace, and he too is called up for the first time. England have secured their passage to the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation, and ahead of the summer showpiece Gareth Southgate has a few remaining friendly internationals to experiment formations and players. (more...)
President Buhari reacts to Nigeria's upward movement on Global Business rankings President Buhari reacts to Nigeria's upward movement on Global Business rankings
- November 02, 2017

On the areas that the country had recorded improvements, the World Bank said, "Nigeria made starting a business faster by allowing electronic stamping of registration documents". According to President Buhari, "It also reflects our efforts to make it easy for foreign business visitors to obtain visa on arrival, pass through our airports and do their businesses easily and speed". (more...)
MI reverses stance, will let certain marijuana shops stay open MI reverses stance, will let certain marijuana shops stay open
- November 02, 2017

Some medical marijuana shops in MI will be able to stay open while they seek a state license required under a new regulatory system. The state is bracing for a slew of applications to grow and sell medical marijuana come next month, so far more than 2,000 people signed up for information sessions on how to get a license. (more...)
Tokyo company gives extra holiday for nonsmoking employees Tokyo company gives extra holiday for nonsmoking employees
- November 02, 2017

The company spokesperson says since the rule was implemented, four out of 42 smokers on staff have given up the habit. Piala began offering the days-off incentive in September, at which point the company employed about 120 people, of which more than three dozen were smokers. (more...)
Goa safest place for woman; Bihar, Delhi among worst Goa safest place for woman; Bihar, Delhi among worst
- November 02, 2017

It is considered to be the worst liveable place for woman in India. For each dimension and GVI, state-wise ranking has been provided, with Goa coming in at rank one, followed by Kerala at rank two, Mizoram in the third position, Sikkim at fourth, and Manipur at rank five. (more...)
Statistical Highlights of India vs New Zealand 1st T20I Statistical Highlights of India vs New Zealand 1st T20I
- November 02, 2017

It was a historical day for India as they broke the spell against Kiwis to establish their first T20I win against them and also for Nehra as he bid adieu to his career on the ground where it all started. In my case, with my body - I had so many injuries and so many surgeries. It wasn't easy, but then I am a very content guy. "I always see the positive things", he added. (more...)
FDA warns companies claiming products treat or cure cancer FDA warns companies claiming products treat or cure cancer
- November 02, 2017

According to FDA, the four companies, Greenroads Health , Natural Alchemist , That's Natural! and Stanley Brothers Social Enterprises each made unfounded medical claims about various CBD products on their websites or social media accounts. (more...)
An algorithm 'can detect suicidal thoughts with 90% accuracy' An algorithm 'can detect suicidal thoughts with 90% accuracy'
- November 02, 2017

Researchers were from Carnegie Mellon University , the University of Pittsburgh , Florida Atlantic University, Columbia and Harvard. The program run using the machine learning algorithm could easily distinguish between subjects who had suicidal tendencies and ones who didn't. (more...)
Pennsylvania launches patient-physician registry for medical marijuana program Pennsylvania launches patient-physician registry for medical marijuana program
- November 02, 2017

Good news for those eager to tap into Pennsylvania's new medical marijuana program: The state launched its patient registry on Wednesday. The result is legislation that provides "one more arrow in the quiver" for patients and family members of people with diseases that can benefit from the drug, he said. (more...)
Salvation Army now accepting applications for Christmas assistance
- November 02, 2017

The line will start at 6 a.m., those interested in registering are discouraged from lining up BEFORE 6 a.m. The organization is reprising its annual Christmas assistance program, which provides children's toys and grocery store gift cards to eligible families in the area. (more...)
Diezani: Court dismisses ex-Minister's application to return to Nigeria Diezani: Court dismisses ex-Minister's application to return to Nigeria
- November 01, 2017

Naija News recalls that Alison-Madueke, petitioned the court to to compel the Attorney General of the Federation, Mr Abubakar Malami, to bring her back to Nigeria. Subsequently, Justice Aikawa had adjourned the matter till November 1, for ruling. "On the whole I found the application to be lacking in merit and accordingly dismissed", he ruled. (more...)