Medical


4-year-old girl's body found in dumpster, mother charged in Florida 4-year-old girl's body found in dumpster, mother charged in Florida
- November 08, 2017

Investigators say 31-year-old Tina Farrington said she became angry after her daughter talked back to her on Halloween . Farrington's arrest report suggests that Tania had always been the victim of abuse - bruises were discovered on the girl's arms, legs and torso. (more...)
Science Museum Sells 10000 'Stranger Thing' Hoodies on First Day Science Museum Sells 10000 'Stranger Thing' Hoodies on First Day
- November 08, 2017

In the first episode of the current season, streaming on Netflix, Dustin (Gaten Matarazzo) shows up to school wearing a purple hoodie with a Brontosaurus , nicknamed "Thunder Lizard", from the Science Museum of Minnesota. The museum said online sales are continuing and another shipment for its on-site store is on the way. If you're a fan of Stranger Things but not hoodies, the museum has you covered. (more...)
Fitbits are now a part of a year-long government health study
- November 08, 2017

The government has a massive health research project in the pipeline called All of Us , that itself being the new name given to the Precision Medicine Initiative announced by President Obama back in 2015. Basically, the researchers will be able to track a user's whole day - something that can not be done in a clinical setting. This initiative will help the National Institutes of Health gather a mass of data that'll ultimately help inform researchers across a spectrum of categories. (more...)
Danica Roem Becomes First Trans State Legislator in Virginia Danica Roem Becomes First Trans State Legislator in Virginia
- November 08, 2017

The conservative politician had refused to debate Roem and referred to her throughout the campaign with male pronouns . "And good riddance to Bob Marshall , one of the most anti-choice, and anti-LGBTQ members of the VA House". In a statement posted on his Facebook page, Marshall said: "For 26 years I've been proud to fight for you, and fight for our future". In the past year, Marshall has unsuccessfully pushed and focused on implementing a Virginia bathroom bill aimed at ... (more...)
Kansans safely dispose of more than 6 tons of medicines Kansans safely dispose of more than 6 tons of medicines
- November 08, 2017

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Ryan Reynolds Responds To Disney Possibly Buying Deadpool
- November 08, 2017

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Even Light Drinking May Raise Your Cancer Risk Even Light Drinking May Raise Your Cancer Risk
- November 08, 2017

In fact, alcohol consumption is known to increase the risk of several cancers, including head and neck, esophageal, liver, colorectal and female breast cancers. Heavy drinkers face roughly five times the risk of mouth and throat cancers and squamous cell esophageal cancers than nondrinkers, almost three times the risk of cancers of the voice box or larynx, double the risk of liver cancer, as well as increased risks for female breast cancer and colorectal cancer. (more...)
Florida State reschedules game with Louisiana-Monroe Florida State reschedules game with Louisiana-Monroe
- November 08, 2017

As expected, the game has been rescheduled. Florida State announced Tuesday that its game against UL Monroe , which was originally scheduled for September 9 but was one of several games canceled or postponed because of Hurricane Irma, has been rescheduled. (more...)
Target Announces Closure of Fergus Falls Location Target Announces Closure of Fergus Falls Location
- November 07, 2017

The store's last day is February 3, 2018. In the Twin Cities metro area, the store in Hastings is being closed. In Fergus Falls, Mayor Ben Schierer said he found out by word of mouth, according to the Fergus Falls Daily Journal. Target also has been investing heavily in refreshing hundreds of its stores. It now plans to refurbish 1,000 of its 1,800 stores by 2020. Target confirmed Tuesday that it will close 12 stores nationwide in the coming months. (more...)
Basic Painkillers Are Just As Effective as Opioids, Study Finds
- November 07, 2017

Dr. Andrew Chang of the Albany Medical College and researchers conducted a randomized clinical trial to assess the effects of an ibuprofen and acetaminophen (paracetamol) mix compared to a small dose of opioids and acetaminophen on alleviating patient pain. (more...)
Japan to ratchet up economic sanctions on North Korea Japan to ratchet up economic sanctions on North Korea
- November 07, 2017

The bill would strengthen and expand existing US sanctions on North Korea and its financial facilitators and supporters; step up congressional oversight; allow states and local governments to divest from, or prohibit investment in, companies that engage in certain investment activity in North Korea; and increase the Treasury Department's role in combating human trafficking. (more...)
Is The Stock A Good Investment?: Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (NASDAQ: WBA)
- November 07, 2017

Hudock Capital Group LLC boosted its stake in shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance by 0.5% during the second quarter. State Street Corp now owns 37,612,843 shares of the pharmacy operator's stock worth $3,123,757,000 after purchasing an additional 677,743 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
Warning to farmers of antibiotics' health risk
- November 07, 2017

In some countries, according to the organisation, approximately 80% of total consumption of "medically important" antibiotics is in the animal sector, mainly used for growth promotion in healthy animals - though this use has been banned in the European Union since 2006. (more...)
2017 fattest states in America: Where Michigan ranks 2017 fattest states in America: Where Michigan ranks
- November 07, 2017

On a list of the country's most fattest states, Colorado fares the best. Analysts used three "key dimensions" when calculating their list: 1) obesity and overweight prevalence, 2) health consequences 3) food and fitness. More than seven in 10 US adults who are 20 years or older are overweight or obese, according to the most recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . (more...)
Vodafone launches 'V by Vodafone' bringing IoT to consumers Vodafone launches 'V by Vodafone' bringing IoT to consumers
- November 07, 2017

This enables customers to set up continuous remote video monitoring of any location where there is 3G or 4G coverage. Vodafone now has four products available: V-Auto; a dongle that plugs into the OBD port on most cars built since 2002 that provides an emergency call function to the emergency services if you're in an accident, acts as a Global Positioning System location tracker so you can find your vehicle if you lose it and a safety score feature that gives you feedback for every drive. (more...)
Greece condemns ballistic missile attack on Saudi Arabia Greece condemns ballistic missile attack on Saudi Arabia
- November 07, 2017

None was processed, said the commander, speaking on the condition of anonymity, according to AP. Saudi officials say they aren't confident Hadi would be safe in southern Yemen, but this has apparently been the case for almost an entire year now, and it's increasingly doubtful they intend on ever letting him back into Yemen, raising questions of what Yemen is going to look like in the long term, especially if the Saudis continue to maintain it will be "ruled" by Hadi. (more...)
Decatur Capital Management Inc. Takes Position in Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY)
- November 07, 2017

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY ) continues to be a formidable company. (NYSE:HCP) traded down -1.11% in the last session while performance was up 26.84% in the last five days. The firm has "Buy" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Monday, September 11. Barclays Capital maintained CME Group Inc (NASDAQ:CME) on Friday, July 29 with "Equal-Weight" rating. (more...)
FTAAP, post-2020 vision to top APEC summit agenda FTAAP, post-2020 vision to top APEC summit agenda
- November 07, 2017

Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin, who will not be attending the Asean Summit in Manila is on top of Duterte's consideration in holding bilateral talks, Lim said. The APEC summit will be held in Vietnam on November 6-11. On the sidelines of the summit, the President is expected to meet Trump for the first time since their historic elections. (more...)
Grace Medical Center receives an 'A' for patient safety two years running Grace Medical Center receives an 'A' for patient safety two years running
- November 07, 2017

The lawsuit, filed in Cook County Circuit Court, alleges Leapfrog awarded Saint Anthony Hospital letter grades of "A" for patient safety in its fall 2016 and spring 2017 reports, but lowered the hospital's grade to "C" in its fall 2017 report. (more...)
Govt to again move delimitations bill in NA today Govt to again move delimitations bill in NA today
- November 07, 2017

Sources said that representatives of nearly all political parties in the Parliament are in attendance to chalk out a strategy over the issue of delimitation of constituencies in line with the latest census ahead of next year's general elections. (more...)
Arvind Kejriwal to meet city traders to discuss GST today Arvind Kejriwal to meet city traders to discuss GST today
- November 07, 2017

As per the reports of weather authorities, the air pollution of Delhi will continue to remain same for 3-4 days. On Tuesday, following the toxic air which choked Delhi city with visibility of lower than 300 metres, CM Arvind Kejriwal blamed the burning of stubble in the adjoining states. (more...)
Rep King: Majority of Congress doesn't want further gun regulation Rep King: Majority of Congress doesn't want further gun regulation
- November 07, 2017

About Us: The Brady Campaign and Center, united with the Million Mom March, is a national network of over 90 grassroots chapter affiliates mobilized to prevent gun violence at the community level. Banning anyone accused of domestic violence from owning a gun would go against America's basic legal doctrine that someone is innocent until proven guilty. (more...)
As India waits for Mallya, UK judge's order makes officials nervous As India waits for Mallya, UK judge's order makes officials nervous
- November 07, 2017

Referring specifically to Mallya's case, Rijiju said: "We made our position clear. We raised 13 extradition cases and 16 under the mutual legal assistance treaty", he added. While seeking cooperation of the UK Government in expediting India's 13 extradition requests MoS (Home) also assured the visiting Minister of full cooperation on behalf of the Government of India in the extradition of Mohammad Abdul Shakur wanted in the UK on murder charges. (more...)
Institutional Investors Are Crazy For Take Two Interactive Software Inc (NASDAQ:TTWO)
- November 07, 2017

Finally, Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc.'s return on investment stands at 6.50% when you divide the shareholder's return by the cost. It has outperformed by 64.53% the S&P500. Benchmark Co. reiterated a "buy" rating and issued a $100.00 price target (up previously from $85.00) on shares of Take-Two Interactive Software in a research report on Thursday, August 3rd. (more...)
Beshear Sues Drug Maker For Pushing 'Highly Addictive' Opioid Beshear Sues Drug Maker For Pushing 'Highly Addictive' Opioid
- November 07, 2017

In 2016, more than 190 Kentuckians overdosed on Opana ER - the extended release version of the pain medication manufactured by Endo. He says numerous overdose victims were service members or veterans. The outbreak happened because addicts, some with HIV, shared syringes to inject oxymorphone, the CDC said. Health officials in a number of Kentucky counties have since started programs that allow drug addicts to trade dirty needles for clean ones in hopes of heading off cases of HIV and ... (more...)
Marner lifts Leafs past Knights in shootout Marner lifts Leafs past Knights in shootout
- November 07, 2017

Unfortunately for him and his team, he allowed the game-winning goal in the shootout to Toronto's Mitch Marner . "It's a big win", Babcock said. "You can get off to a good start, but you always ran out of gas. "We wanted to get off to a good start, which we did", Kadri said. "We found a way to get a big point, and we had a chance to win that game", Golden Knights coach Gerard Gallant said. (more...)
CDC reports stark increase in drug overdose deaths CDC reports stark increase in drug overdose deaths
- November 07, 2017

But gun homicides made a troubling jump - to 11,000 in 2016, up from 9,600 a year earlier. Overall, there were more than 38,000 gun deaths a year ago, according to the CDC. CDC had previously estimated that about 64,000 people died from drug overdoses in 2016. The number of teenagers becoming addicted to opioid analgesics is going down, notes Andrew Kolodny, MD, director of opioid policy research at Brandeis University. (more...)
FDA Approves Roche Drug for Rare Blood Cancer FDA Approves Roche Drug for Rare Blood Cancer
- November 07, 2017

In a statement issued by vemurafenib manufacturer Genentech , ECD Global Alliance president Kathleen Brewer said, "The Erdheim-Chester Disease community is very encouraged by this first FDA-approved treatment for ECD, bringing new hope to patients and their families". (more...)
Huge Increase In Gonorrhoea In Australia Huge Increase In Gonorrhoea In Australia
- November 07, 2017

In addition tens of thousands of people have been cured of hepatitis C. The report comes from the Kirby Institute at UNSW Sydney. Past year between March and December, 30,434 people have been cured of hepatitis C, this report finds. A/Prof Guy says that in order for HIV rates to decline, instead of merely stabilise, a number of approaches need to be taken, including PrEP. "The sad reality is that for HIV transmission, the gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians is ... (more...)
Global Automotive Speed Radar Market Report Forecasts 2017 Global Automotive Speed Radar Market Report Forecasts 2017
- November 07, 2017

The report presents a detailed picture of the market by way of study, synthesis, and summation of data from multiple sources. One of the significant factors contributing towards the growth of the aseptic fillers market is the government regulation towards effective packaging solution and stringent hygiene requirement subjected to pharmaceutical and healthcare products. (more...)