Medical


Rev. Jesse Jackson Battling Parkinson's Rev. Jesse Jackson Battling Parkinson's
- November 17, 2017

The 76-year-old civil rights icon says he and his family began to notice changes about 3 years ago and couldn't ignore the symptoms any longer. "After a battery of tests, my physicians identified the issue as Parkinson's disease". I am far from alone. "God continues to give me new opportunities to serve". "This diagnosis is personal but it is more than that. I steadfastly affirm that I would rather wear out than rust out". (more...)
Effect of FDA investigation on opioid prescribing to children after tonsillectomy/adenoidectomy Effect of FDA investigation on opioid prescribing to children after tonsillectomy/adenoidectomy
- November 17, 2017

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) investigation into the safety of codeine use by children, which culminated in a black box warning in February 2013, led to substantially decreased codeine prescribing to children after tonsillectomy and/or adenoidectomy, according to a study published online November 16 in Pediatrics . (more...)
World's first human head transplant a success, controversial scientist claims World's first human head transplant a success, controversial scientist claims
- November 17, 2017

He told about it at the conference in Vienna. The first human head transplant could be a step closer after surgeons "successfully" performed the operation on two corpses. Everyone said it was impossible. Many in the medical community said that not only is it doubtful the procedure will be successful, there also are ethical questions, saying that whoever undergoes the procedure will be in incredible pain, and not able to breathe or control their own heart rate, Newsweek reported . (more...)
Michael Schumacher's Ferrari sells at auction for $7.5 million Michael Schumacher's Ferrari sells at auction for $7.5 million
- November 17, 2017

Sotheby's made the unusual decision to sell the racing auto at its Contemporary Art Auction on Thursday evening in NY. Overall the F2001 entered 20 races, winning half of those and taking a further 16 podiums in the hands of Schumacher and team mate Rubens Barrichello. (more...)
Markets love tax cut hype, not the reality Markets love tax cut hype, not the reality
- November 17, 2017

We are committed to work with Congress to provide a simpler and fairer tax system that will lead to better jobs for American workers and higher economic growth. The last time our current tax code was updated was 31 years ago. Small businesses will see the lowest tax rates since before World War II. "In order to truly get the economy going we must reward hard work and incentivize and encourage companies to invest in jobs here at home and not ship them overseas". (more...)
Anambra Elections: Osinbajo holds secret meeting with INEC boss Anambra Elections: Osinbajo holds secret meeting with INEC boss
- November 17, 2017

The party stated this in a statement its national publicity secretary, Dayo Adeyeye, released on Friday. "We want to join other well-meaning Nigerians to condemn the recent withdrawal of personal security of the Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano by the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris". (more...)
First Ever Marijuana Overdose Death Kills 11-Month-Old Baby, Doctors Say First Ever Marijuana Overdose Death Kills 11-Month-Old Baby, Doctors Say
- November 17, 2017

That is, perhaps until now. Two scientists are claiming to have documented the first ever death due to an overdose of marijuana - an 11-month-old baby. A further review of the boy's history showed that he was in an unstable motel-like living situation, with his parents admitting that they had drugs with them, including cannabis. (more...)
Global Frozen-Dried Food Market Growth 2017 Trends, Outlook and Forecast 2022 Global Frozen-Dried Food Market Growth 2017 Trends, Outlook and Forecast 2022
- November 17, 2017

It is based on the parameters of production, price, revenue and the market share and the import and export. Later, it estimates appreciable and economical approaches, various industrial antecedents and measures, developmental history, a competitive panorama of the PET Packaging market study and blooming market movements. (more...)
Islamabad Shut Down by Religious Parties, IHC Finally Takes Action Islamabad Shut Down by Religious Parties, IHC Finally Takes Action
- November 17, 2017

Yesterday, while hearing a petition filed by the religious group, IHC Chief Justice, Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui, directed the religious party to call off its sit-in on the main road connecting Islamabad with Rawalpindi and Lahore. "I failed to understand that when this Court has already passed a detailed judgment that any citizen exercising his right of free movement or expression, can not be allowed to take away other citizens' rights and reduce the capital territory into a siege ... (more...)
Ohio State suspends 37 fraternities amidst investigations of hazing and alcohol use Ohio State suspends 37 fraternities amidst investigations of hazing and alcohol use
- November 17, 2017

Dave Isaacs, a spokesman for the university's Office of Student Life, said in a statement that the majority of the investigations into the 11 fraternities involve hazing and alcohol. Last week, the University of MI put a hold on Greek life amid multiple allegations of sexual misconduct, hazing and drug use. "We commit to collaborating with parents, the University, chapters, and their national or global headquarters to advance safety and accountability in our Ohio State fraternity system". (more...)
Dog ownership linked to lower mortality Dog ownership linked to lower mortality
- November 17, 2017

Owning a dog could also change the type of bacteria found in a person's microbiome , which could impact his or her health, the researchers said. " Dog ownership was especially prominent as a protective factor in persons living alone, which is a group reported previously to be at higher risk of cardiovascular disease and death than those living in a multi-person household", Mwenya Mubanga, a Ph.D. (more...)
Study claims that computerised 'brain training' reduces dementia risk, Alzheimer's Society comment Study claims that computerised 'brain training' reduces dementia risk, Alzheimer's Society comment
- November 17, 2017

People were divided into four groups: Some participants came in and were taught memory tricks (like mnemonic devices), others were taught reasoning skills, and others trained with a processing-speed-training computer game. Brain-training is a controversial area. The exercise was developed by Dr. Karlene Ball of the University of Alabama Birmingham and Dr. Dan Roenker of Western Kentucky University. (more...)
NGT vacates ban on construction works, allows trucks to enter Delhi NGT vacates ban on construction works, allows trucks to enter Delhi
- November 17, 2017

The NGT bench was planning to impose an environment compensation of Rs 50 lakh each. The ToI report adds that the state government denied any violation of green laws and said that it was taking all measures to protect greenery in and around the capital region, overseen by the Capital Region Development Authority (CRDA). (more...)
Delhi woman alleges rape by taxi driver, aide in Greater Noida Delhi woman alleges rape by taxi driver, aide in Greater Noida
- November 17, 2017

In her police complaint, the woman said that she had taken a taxi at midnight near Ansal Plaza to go to Rohini on November 14. The accused also clicked objectionable videos of the woman and threatened to upload them on social networking sites. (more...)
'Rules followed' in excluding film 'S Durga' from IFFI 'Rules followed' in excluding film 'S Durga' from IFFI
- November 17, 2017

They also said that rules stipulate that once a film is given a certification, no other version can be screened. "In this film, in a particular sequence an artist gets slapped, unfortunately, I feel like the reel artist who was at the receiving end", the filmmaker wrote on his Facebook page. (more...)
Total Weather Alert: Heavy rain, snow headed our way Thursday Total Weather Alert: Heavy rain, snow headed our way Thursday
- November 17, 2017

On the other side of the cold front, winds could gust up to 50 miles per hour Saturday evening and night, especially along the lakeshore. Tomorrow: Temperatures will be a little bit colder due to the passing cold front. The snow continues Thursday night into early Friday , with a light accumulation expected across the region. In parts of CT, they saw a thunderstorm by the early evening that created gusty winds and pea-sized hail, followed by rainbow sightings after the thunderstorm ... (more...)
Hampton University moving from MEAC to Big South Conference Hampton University moving from MEAC to Big South Conference
- November 17, 2017

Another important consideration is the large number of alumni located in the Big South region. The Big South Conference has added Hampton and USC Upstate to its membership, bringing the Division I league to 12 teams next fall. So Hampton will face longer road trips to play football-only associate members Kennesaw State in Georgia, Monmouth in New Jersey and North Alabama. One of her first reactions to the news was that it will certainly weaken the MEAC, and I have to agree. (more...)
India lose Rahane in Kolkata India lose Rahane in Kolkata
- November 17, 2017

It was just little more than 11 overs of play, thanks to the rains, and a lot happened in that period at the Eden Gardens , Kolkata , on Thursday. To a Lahiru Gamage half-volley, Pujara played a classy drive past mid-off before the right-arm fast bowler got back with a gem of a delivery in the next ball that moved in at the batsman. (more...)
How much paddy stubble can we use in thermal plants? How much paddy stubble can we use in thermal plants?
- November 17, 2017

The tribunal had also sought a reply from the NTPC as to why it could take the stubble from the farmers under its corporate social responsibility programme for the "general cause of environment ". He said farmers will get Rs 11,000 for stubble from one acre of farm land. The NGT had earlier said, "We expect no individual, body, department, panchayat, association to directly or indirectly recommend or promote burning of crop residue in Punjab, UP and Haryana". (more...)
Woman who had maternity photoshoot with bees suffers pregnancy loss Woman who had maternity photoshoot with bees suffers pregnancy loss
- November 17, 2017

Emily Mueller of Summit County, the Summit County Apiary Inspector and Master Beekeeping Program Chair for the Ohio State Beekeeper's Association, has made it her mission to rescue honey bees, and founded Mueller Honey Bee with that goal in mind. (more...)
Santa Clara County sees first flu-related death of season Santa Clara County sees first flu-related death of season
- November 17, 2017

The Centers for Disease Control recommends everyone over six months old get a flu shot. "It is the best way to prevent the flu". There have been a total of 445 lab-confirmed flu cases this season, which began on July 1, compared to an average of 112 cases during the same period for the previous three years. (more...)
Investigation ongoing into Waikato trio hospitalised after eating wild boar Investigation ongoing into Waikato trio hospitalised after eating wild boar
- November 17, 2017

Doctors say it could take two months for the toxins to be flushed out of their body, and it is unknown if they can fully recover. Suffering from what is expected to be a severe case of food poisoning, the trio are lying in hospital in an unresponsive state. (more...)
Murphy Oil Corporation (MUR) Murphy Oil Corporation (MUR)
- November 17, 2017

RICE has a net profit margin of -7.90% and is less profitable than the average company in the Independent Oil & Gas industry. MO comes in with a P/S ratio of 4.86 that's greater than 1, potentially implying that it could be expensive relative to the overall sector (6.03) and its peers (4.31). (more...)
Rose McGowan to plead not guilty Rose McGowan to plead not guilty
- November 16, 2017

McGowan is accused by Virginia Commonwealth prosecutors of felony possession of a controlled substance after a wallet she left behind on a January 20 flight to Washington Dulles International Airport on her way to the Women's March was found containing two small plastic bags with white powder that tested positive for narcotics, according to the warrant. (more...)
UNMC continues the fight against pancreatic cancer UNMC continues the fight against pancreatic cancer
- November 16, 2017

Dr. Are says that is so important as 80% of the patients he sees diagnosed with pancreatic cancer it is too late to do anything for them. Pancreatic cancer is the deadliest major cancer, with a five-year survival rate in the single digits (8 percent), and there is no early detection method. (more...)
Sangamo Biosciences (NASDAQ:SGMO) Trading Volume Significantly Higher Sangamo Biosciences (NASDAQ:SGMO) Trading Volume Significantly Higher
- November 16, 2017

Finally, BidaskClub downgraded Sangamo Therapeutics from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Friday, July 28th. BidaskClub lowered Sangamo Therapeutics from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report on Saturday, August 5th. (more...)
LGBT people in China 'forced into abusive conversion therapy' LGBT people in China 'forced into abusive conversion therapy'
- November 16, 2017

Human Rights Watch said a 2013 mental health law effectively renders conversion therapy in China illegal, yet it still continues to take place. China officially decriminalized homosexuality in 1997, while the Chinese Psychiatric Society removed "homosexuality" from its Chinese Classification of Mental Disorders in 2001. (more...)
Second New Area Of Chronic Wasting Disease Identified This Year Second New Area Of Chronic Wasting Disease Identified This Year
- November 16, 2017

If the samples are positive for CWD, Montana FWP may recommend a special hunt in the area where the two deer had been. Wednesday, the DNR announced seven deer harvested in or near permit area 603, which covers part of the state's southeastern tip, tested presumptive positive for chronic wasting disease. (more...)
Buhari Orders Police IG To Reinstate Obiano's Aides Buhari Orders Police IG To Reinstate Obiano's Aides
- November 16, 2017

The statement read, " President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the reinstatement of the security aides of Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State". "To me, President Buhari only ordered the reinstatement of Governor Obiano's police aides because the Senate condemned it and directed the IGP to restore them". (more...)
Five die in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway crash, 16 vehicles involved Five die in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway crash, 16 vehicles involved
- November 16, 2017

The incident occurred in the early hours of the day, while multiple accidents involving some trucks and cars were recorded on the popular Kara Bridge. In an interview, the head of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Adesina Tiamiyu, confirmed the incidents. A witness told PREMIUM TIMES that several others around the railway track sustained various degrees of injury. (more...)