Medical


Increase in cigarette prices may reduce smoking in elderly Increase in cigarette prices may reduce smoking in elderly
- August 21, 2017

The researchers of the new study said that the findings suggest that increasing the prices of cigarettes could be a good strategy for encouraging smokers of all ages to quit smoking . "Some research suggests younger adults may be more price-sensitive than older adults", Mayne said. Something she found, though, was that smoking bans in bars and restaurants did not appear to have any effect on smoking behaviour in the study population. (more...)
Brooklyn Beckham Is Headed to College, Mum Victoria Sheds a Tear Brooklyn Beckham Is Headed to College, Mum Victoria Sheds a Tear
- August 21, 2017

After all, millions of her fans remember as Posh Spice during her Spice Girls days. We love you so much and will miss you. The mother of four got emotional as she said goodbye to Brooklyn who is moving to NY to begin a photography course at a university in the city. (more...)
The Celgene Corporation (CELG) Shares Bought by Saturna Capital CORP
- August 21, 2017

Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 76,301 shares in the company, valued at approximately $10,264,010.52. Also, Director Gilla Kaplan unloaded 7,500 stocks of the firms shares in a trade that took place on Wed, Aug 2nd. (more...)
Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc. (MDRX) Earns "Buy" Rating from Cantor Fitzgerald
- August 21, 2017

The stock rose 0.20% or $0.03 reaching $12.81 per share. About 769,593 shares traded. Neuburgh Advisers LLC raised its stake in Allscripts Healthcare Solutions by 4.1% in the first quarter. Investors sentiment increased to 1.33 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.10, from 0.99 in 2016Q3. It increased, as 32 investors sold MDRX shares while 73 reduced holdings. (more...)
Denzel Washington returning to Broadway in The Iceman Cometh Denzel Washington returning to Broadway in The Iceman Cometh
- August 21, 2017

Denzel Washington is returning to Broadway, once again fronting a revival of one of the quintessential Great American Plays. Among others, Rudin has produced plays such as Shuffle Along and Fences . The drama is known as one of the playwright's most demanding works, requiring stamina from both its actors and audiences - with full stagings running almost five hours. (more...)
33 people shot, 6 fatally, in 13 hours across Chicago 33 people shot, 6 fatally, in 13 hours across Chicago
- August 21, 2017

Emmanuel Fleming , 34, and Michael Swift , 46, were walking up the front steps of Friendship Baptist Church when they were gunned down in broad daylight, with Fleming's young children watching. All three were pronounced dead at the scene. His auto was stopped at a traffic light when another vehicle approached and someone inside fired multiple shots, police said. (more...)
SEA Games: Myanmar squash players in hospital for treatment after bus crash SEA Games: Myanmar squash players in hospital for treatment after bus crash
- August 21, 2017

It was an accident after all", said Filipino team manager Abad Santos. The accident happened when one of the buses braked suddenly to avoid a vehicle that cut into its lane, and was hit from behind by the second bus, the statement added. Aye Aye Thin and Ei Ei Pyone are resting at their hotel, Low said in a statement . According to a statement released by the MASOC Sports & Technical Committee, the teams were being transported from their hotel to their competition venue when the crash ... (more...)
Game of Thrones Season 7 Finale Trailer Arrives: Jon Snow Faces Cersei
- August 21, 2017

Sansa is walking through the snow at Winterfell, looking decidedly harried. While that's a great solution in a video game, for Game of Thrones , it's turned season 7 largely into a reset where Weiss and Benioff seem more concerned about the pieces rather than the story or characters . (more...)
One person dead after vehicle crashed into bus station in Marseille One person dead after vehicle crashed into bus station in Marseille
- August 21, 2017

The prosecutor for Marseille said the incident was not believed to have been a terrorist attack, CBS News reported. "The arrest was made in a surprisingly calm fashion, no gunshots were exchanged", David Reverdy, of the Alliance police union in Marseille , told BFM TV . (more...)
Botched patient had 13 plastic surgeries in just a year Botched patient had 13 plastic surgeries in just a year
- August 21, 2017

In fact, she loves them so much, she has had 13 plastic surgery procedures to look like Ivanka's "twin sister", Tiffany Trump. Tiffany told the surgeons she had started having the surgery after her marriage of ten years broke down. This texas based 33-year-old is a fan of the family Trump: it has voted for Donald and admires his girl Ivanka, which she sees as " a true role model for women ". (more...)
Stoke police troll 'missing person' Ozil after poor Arsenal display Stoke police troll 'missing person' Ozil after poor Arsenal display
- August 21, 2017

Or rather, as ever, strolls it away. Mesut Ozil is the most frustrating player I've seen wear an Arsenal shirt. In a recent piece more centred on the folly of the modern day transfer window and its inflated prices, Jonathan Wilson quipped that the high point of Ozil's time at the Emirates "remains the day he signed". (more...)
Nurse on her way to work killed in Adelaide hit-and-run Nurse on her way to work killed in Adelaide hit-and-run
- August 21, 2017

The 4WD was reportedly pursued by police on Saturday night before the police called off the chase shortly before the collision, The Advertiser reported. The suspects fled the crash site in a stolen auto, an action investigating officers slammed as "totally unbelievable" and "an absolute disgrace". Police said a Commissioner's Inquiry had also been established to investigate police involvement in the incident, with a patrol engaged in a brief pursuit of the second auto before the crash. (more...)
Kashmiri students booked in Hyderabad for allegedly disrespecting 'National Anthem' Kashmiri students booked in Hyderabad for allegedly disrespecting 'National Anthem'
- August 21, 2017

The students identified as Jameel Gul, Omer Faiz Luney and Mudassir Shabbir, from Baramulla in J&K, are now studying BTech in the Al-Habeeb College of Engineering. The trio, who were identified as Omer Fiaz Luney, Mudabir Shabbir and Jameel Gul, were booked under section 2 of the Prevention of Insult to National Honour Act of 1971. (more...)
Redskins' offense, Kirk Cousins can't find a rhythm in loss to Packers Redskins' offense, Kirk Cousins can't find a rhythm in loss to Packers
- August 21, 2017

Another reason he has confidence in their ability to improve is the mind-set that his players have. But the run game must give them reason to believe it can be consistent. "Brett commanded the huddle did a really good job on third down". Their decision-making on handoffs was better but "still not good enough". He would finish the day 9/10, 107 yards with 144.6 quarterback rating. (more...)
Power goes back-to-back at Pocono Power goes back-to-back at Pocono
- August 21, 2017

It could serve as a preview for the final standings. There are three more races left in the season with attention now switching to IL next weekend and Dixon, a traditionally late charger in the championship, has plenty of work to do. Power refused to budge when Newgarden tried to dart his way toward the lead. Power became the first-ever back-to-back victor in the 24-year history of the race. (more...)
Binge-watching TV could lead to less sleep, study reports Binge-watching TV could lead to less sleep, study reports
- August 21, 2017

Of the binge watchers , around a fifth or 20.2% had binge-watched at least a few times each week in the previous month and 7% of the respondents who were binge watchers were doing it nearly every day over the previous month before the survey . (more...)
Eclipse: What to expect Monday in western MA
- August 21, 2017

Monday's event will be the first total solar eclipse spanning the entire continental United States since 1918 and the first visible anywhere in the Lower 48 states in 38 years. You may have read elsewhere that there will be a brief moment at "totality" when it will be safe to look directly at the eclipse. In Northern California, the eclipse will reduce the sun's power by 85 percent with partly cloudy to mostly clear skies in the inland areas. (more...)
Swine flu spurts in Delhi: 1066 cases last month Swine flu spurts in Delhi: 1066 cases last month
- August 20, 2017

While four deaths each were reported in Ahmedabad and Vadodara city, one death each was reported in Ahmedabad district, Mehsana, Gandhinagar city, and Patan district. Medical store operators in city told DNA that many of them ran out of the drug on August 14-15, but enough medicine has been stocked now. The Health Minister said that in Delhi satisfactory offices for treatment are accessible. (more...)
Jerry Lewis, Legendary Comedian And actor, Dies At 91 Jerry Lewis, Legendary Comedian And actor, Dies At 91
- August 20, 2017

Lewis made a name for himself in the 1950's with his slapstick humor and as part of the comedic duo Martin and Lewis with handsome straight man and crooner Dean Martin . Lewis earned a number of accolades during his storied career, including a Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Comedy Awards in 1997. In 2005, he received the Governors Award of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Board of Governors, which is the highest Emmy Award presented. (more...)
Watford at the double in deserved victory over Bournemouth Watford at the double in deserved victory over Bournemouth
- August 20, 2017

The Brazilian was making his first start for the Hornets, against AFC Bournemouth , on Saturday afternoon, and his goal capped off what was a very impressive display. "Even the players, and it is normal on the bench not to be happy, but this is the way to show to me they want to play and this is really important ". (more...)
Govt refutes claims mysterious deaths in Kogi caused by Lassa fever Govt refutes claims mysterious deaths in Kogi caused by Lassa fever
- August 20, 2017

According to the Commissioner, isolation centre will be created at Omu Aran general hospital for the patient which is closer to the community and appealed to the people of the state not to panic as the government will do everything to ensure their safety. (more...)
Robson-Kanu sent off after scoring victor for West Brom Robson-Kanu sent off after scoring victor for West Brom
- August 20, 2017

A week on from humbling Chelsea at Stamford Bridge, the Clarets were brought crashing back down to earth with a 1-0 loss at home to Albion on Saturday afternoon. What Burnley do they do very well and you never get an easy game here. "I thought we'd have to probe and mix our play at times more than we normally do". (more...)
New Therapy to Cure Kids of Peanut Allergy New Therapy to Cure Kids of Peanut Allergy
- August 20, 2017

The kids were given a probiotic treatment called lactobacillus rhamnosus, with a peanut protein, once daily for 18 months. The results were hailed by researchers as a success with children now free from the fear of allergies against peanuts. (more...)
Kiwi Daniel Pearce leads Fiji International after 1st round Kiwi Daniel Pearce leads Fiji International after 1st round
- August 20, 2017

Australian Jason Norris has taken the outright lead at the Fiji International, midway through the the third round of the Australasian Tour's $1.5 million tournament. Hend had an even par round to stay seven under and was joined three shots off the pace Victorian Peter Wilson (70) and Zimbabwean Scott Vincent (68). (more...)
Bye bye Bannon: Trump thanks chief strategist for campaign help Bye bye Bannon: Trump thanks chief strategist for campaign help
- August 20, 2017

The message was delivered this morning from Kelly, who was with the president at his golf resort in Bedminster, New Jersey. Kelly had been evaluating Bannon's role within the White House. Through Bannon and former chief of staff Reince Priebus seem like unlikely allies, they both had been aligned in opposition to hiring financier Anthony Scaramucci as communications director. (more...)
The straw that broke the camel's back on Bannon is unknown The straw that broke the camel's back on Bannon is unknown
- August 20, 2017

Bannon, who helped Donald Trump win the 2016 election, was ousted as the White House chief strategist on Friday. Steve Bannon reached a mutual agreement with Trump's chief of staff, Gen. Bannon left the White House and went directly to Breitbart , the ultra-conservative online publication he led before joining Trump's presidential campaign a little more than a year ago. (more...)
World Humanitarian Day observed globally World Humanitarian Day observed globally
- August 19, 2017

Guterres made the appeal on the occasion of World Humanitarian Day, which falls on August 19. The #NotATarget campaign follows the UN Secretary-General's report on protection of civilians, which was launched earlier this year, based on the reality that conflict is exacting a massive toll on people's lives. (more...)
Silva says Watford man could return against Bournemouth, however five confirmed out Silva says Watford man could return against Bournemouth, however five confirmed out
- August 19, 2017

The defending of the corner was poor, an area where Eddie Howe will look to improve, after a series of poor defensive displays a year ago. The Portuguese manager will, however, be without some of his key stars, as they picked up injuries during their thrilling encounter with Liverpool . (more...)
Melbourne tops the list of most liveable cities Melbourne tops the list of most liveable cities
- August 19, 2017

The Economist puts together the yearly list, rating cities on a number of key factors, with Melbourne scoring 95 in stability , 95.1 in culture and environment, and ideal 100s in education , infrastructure (debatable), and healthcare . (more...)
Rights groups slam Indian plan to deport Rohingya Rights groups slam Indian plan to deport Rohingya
- August 19, 2017

India should abide by its worldwide legal obligations and should not forcibly return ethnic Rohingya refugees to Myanmar, where they face persecution, without fairly evaluating their claims as refugees, a global human rights group has said. (more...)