Medical


Couples using IVF warned to stay away from flame retardants Couples using IVF warned to stay away from flame retardants
- August 26, 2017

A study of women undergoing IVF found those who had breathed in the highest levels of these chemicals were almost a third less likely to get pregnant. The flame retardants in question are organophosphate flame retardants (PFRs), a newer type of chemical created to replace older, more unsafe flame retardants. (more...)
Donald Trump Slammed For 'Denouncing' Journalists More Than Neo-Nazis Donald Trump Slammed For 'Denouncing' Journalists More Than Neo-Nazis
- August 26, 2017

Those remarks provoked a widespread backlash, including the resignation of several members of two presidential business advisory councils that were promptly dissolved. Some very fine people , including some Jews, are not convinced. Yes, Mr. Trump was legally elected, but a majority of American voters didn't vote for him. (more...)
Navy was right to dismiss 7th Fleet commander, says Larry Korb Navy was right to dismiss 7th Fleet commander, says Larry Korb
- August 26, 2017

The Vice Admiral has been replaced by newly promoted Rear Admiral Phil Sawyer, and he has assumed command immediately in a seamless operation. The US warship had collided with tanker Alnic MC in Singapore waters on Monday, leaving 10 sailors missing and five injured. (more...)
Google's New Quiz Helps Determine If You Should Seek Help For Depression Google's New Quiz Helps Determine If You Should Seek Help For Depression
- August 26, 2017

By activating a "knowledge panel" on depression via Google , Giliberti said, it is hoped the private self-assessment might point the user toward an in-person evaluation with a medical professional. The feature, now available only on Google mobile searches, is based on the PHQ-9 screening tool - which doctors have used for 18 years to help diagnose mental illnesses like depression and anxiety. (more...)
Salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM) Reaches a New Pinnacle Salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM) Reaches a New Pinnacle
- August 25, 2017

The stock of salesforce.com, inc. Appropriate Balance Financial Services Inc. now owns 513 shares of the CRM provider's stock valued at $5,928,000 after buying an additional 33 shares in the last quarter. The firm is yielding 0.80% return on assets and 1.90% return on equity. Salesforce chief Marc Benioff lambasted his CRM competition in an earnings call this week, claiming rivals have "done a frightful job" for customers. (more...)
Salesforce Com INC (CRM) Stake Maintained by Criterion Capital Management Llc Salesforce Com INC (CRM) Stake Maintained by Criterion Capital Management Llc
- August 25, 2017

Zeke Capital Limited Liability Company owns 0.06% invested in salesforce.com, inc. (NYSE:CRM) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 22nd. The company was maintained on Thursday, November 19 by Pivotal Research. Piper Jaffray reinitiated salesforce.com, inc. It helps investors in determining whether buying, selling or holding on to a stock would be beneficial for them. (more...)
Arewa Youths Finally Withdraw Igbo Quit Notice Arewa Youths Finally Withdraw Igbo Quit Notice
- August 25, 2017

The withdrawal of the quit notice was announced in Abuja on Thursday evening by the leaders of the group at a press conference. The northern youths had announced the decision to withdraw the vacate order they issued on June 7 due to pressure from Nigerians and in respect of corporate existence of the nation's unity. (more...)
'BoJack Horseman' Season 4 Trailer has been released 'BoJack Horseman' Season 4 Trailer has been released
- August 25, 2017

But if you were charged with choosing which contemporary small screen story packs the strongest emotional punch, prompts the heartiest of character-driven laughs, and has the most insight on the human condition, you would be wise to consider a candidate in BoJack Horseman . (more...)
Red Cross in Shreveport ready to respond with Hurricane Harvey relief Red Cross in Shreveport ready to respond with Hurricane Harvey relief
- August 25, 2017

Three more Red Cross volunteers will leave for Texas Friday and many more are on standby, if needed. Upon completion of this training, volunteers will be official Red Cross shelter workers and will be trained to assist in the opening, organizing, operating and closing of a Red Cross shelter. (more...)
Elliott expected to play for Cowboys against the Raiders Elliott expected to play for Cowboys against the Raiders
- August 25, 2017

For awhile, it seemed like the Cowboys might keep Elliott out of action for the duration of the four-game slate, but ahead of this Saturday's matchup with the Oakland Raiders, head coach Jason Garrett said the plan is for Zeke to get some carries. (more...)
US Navy removes 7th Fleet commander after fatal collisions in Asia US Navy removes 7th Fleet commander after fatal collisions in Asia
- August 25, 2017

Aucoin was expected to retire in coming weeks, but under the Navy's tradition of public accountability, commanders or ship captains are dismissed as soon as their superiors lose confidence in their leadership". Also this month, North Korea threatened to fire ballistic missiles towards the US Pacific territory of Guam in a standoff over its nuclear and missile programmes. (more...)
Find 10 minutes a day to walk and boost your health Find 10 minutes a day to walk and boost your health
- August 25, 2017

The PHE researchers noted that over time the lifestyles of persons in this age group have changed significantly. Individuals on an average walked 15 miles more in a year compared to now - two decades later. Currently, physical inactivity is a contributory factor in one in six deaths in the United Kingdom - costing the NHS over £900 million a year. Public Health England is encouraging adults to build 10 minutes continuous brisk walking into their day as a "simple way" to improve health, ... (more...)
At least 12 dead as bus plunges into sea in southern Russian Federation At least 12 dead as bus plunges into sea in southern Russian Federation
- August 25, 2017

The territorial Emergencies Ministry press service confirmed the incident and said searches are being carried out with assistance from federal rescue teams. Authorities initially said that 12 people were killed, 20 rescued and three others were missing. A criminal case has been launched under Article 264 ("Violation of road and vehicle operation rules") and Article 238 ("Providing services that do not comply with safety requirements") of the Russian Criminal Code. (more...)
A good night's sleep could keep dementia at bay A good night's sleep could keep dementia at bay
- August 25, 2017

The study examined the REM stage of sleep and whether REM and dementia development are linked. REM sleep occurs about 70 to 90 minutes after falling asleep and is often where dreaming occurs. Regarding the exact influences that could explain his findings, he said that he didn't have a precise answer, but he did have a few hypotheses. "There may be a contributing role of sleep disorders such as sleep-disordered breathing, which may disrupt REM sleep and increase the risk of dementia, and ... (more...)
UP woman given triple talaq UP woman given triple talaq
- August 25, 2017

In a press conference on Thursday, the group said that the verdict breached the hegemony of ulemas. " Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind appeals to all Muslims that they should do not give talaq , especially instant triple talaq , unless in very compelling circumstances because talaq is worst of all the things that are halal and not a desirable thing in Shariah", he said. (more...)
Ancient Babylonian tablet more accurate than Apple's Ancient Babylonian tablet more accurate than Apple's
- August 25, 2017

Scientists from the University of New South Wales (UNSW) have shed light on the objective of a mysterious clay tablet containing a trigonometric table created by the Babylonians a full 1,000 years earlier than Pythagoras - and it's more accurate than our techniques today. (more...)
Spanish police shoot suspected Barcelona attacker Spanish police shoot suspected Barcelona attacker
- August 25, 2017

In Barcelona , crowds returned to Las Ramblas on Saturday morning and street vendors were once again selling drinks and ice cream from kiosks on the Plaça de Catalunya, close to where Thursday's attack started. Police believe the explosion in Alcanar prevented the terror cell from carrying out what would have been a far deadlier attack. Police are reportedly probing claims the cell was radicalised by an imam with links to the Madrid train bombers and an area in Belgium known as a hotspot ... (more...)
Arsenal's Arsene Wenger hasn't ruled out Jack Wilshere loan Arsenal's Arsene Wenger hasn't ruled out Jack Wilshere loan
- August 25, 2017

The 25-year-old is yet another Arsenal player in the final year of his current deal, but the manager was not as strident on his future as he has been with Mesut Ozil , Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain or Alexis Sanchez . Nobody questions his quality here". "He is at the stage of his career where he needs to play and I can guarantee him today that, and I think I'm quite open on that". (more...)
State Department Mexico Travel Warning Issued for Cancun, Los Cabos State Department Mexico Travel Warning Issued for Cancun, Los Cabos
- August 25, 2017

The warnings for Baja California Sur state were changed to reflect violence occurring throughout the state, which includes the resorts of Los Cabos. USA citizens have increasingly been victims of violent crimes, including homicide, kidnapping, carjacking and robbery. (more...)
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Shares Sold by BTC Capital Management Inc
- August 25, 2017

Edge Asset Management Inc decreased Biogen Inc (NASDAQ:BIIB) stake by 1,104 shares to 73,945 valued at $20.97 million in 2016Q4. The stock of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ ) earned "Hold" rating by Societe Generale on Wednesday, April 6. Hightower Advsr Ltd Co owns 13,272 shares. Lyon Street Cap Limited Com stated it has 7.33% in PDF Solutions, Inc. The insider Duato Joaquin sold $6.18M. (more...)
Illegal casino: 5 policemen suspended for 'negligence' Illegal casino: 5 policemen suspended for 'negligence'
- August 25, 2017

Fourteen players and five female attendants were arrested as part of the bust along with unknown persons on site after Delhi police received a tip-off from an informant whilst also seizing 13 luxury cars that were parked at the farmhouse. A source says that they were aware about the casino and the operations going on in the casino but they were waiting for the right opportunity to raid in where strong evidence could be established about the crime. (more...)
Muskogee woman arrested, charged with permitting abuse of 1-month-old son Muskogee woman arrested, charged with permitting abuse of 1-month-old son
- August 25, 2017

After the baby started having seizures, Jones and the baby's mother took him took the hospital on August 20, KOKI-TV in Tulsa reported. Jones told police he grabbed his son by the throat, shook him and smothered him to muffle his cries. 24, is charged with six counts of child abuse by injury after confessing to causing the infant's injuries from August 16 to August 19, according to Tulsa World . (more...)
Wayne Rooney's England career in numbers Wayne Rooney's England career in numbers
- August 25, 2017

But in a surprise move, Rooney told Southgate that he had made a decision to call time on an England career that spanned 14 years and saw him collect 119 caps. What turned out to be Rooney's final appearance - against Scotland in November past year - was followed by a rebuke from over his late-night revelry in the team hotel. (more...)
Qantas announces plans for nonstop flights to London and NYC by 2022 Qantas announces plans for nonstop flights to London and NYC by 2022
- August 25, 2017

Analysts estimate Qantas could sell tickets at a 20 percent premium because of that non-stop convenience. Quoting an anonymous source, the news agency reported the flight would follow a northern polar route rather than the traditional path over Asia and Europe. (more...)
Mcdonald's account to further reduce the use of antibiotics in its chicken Mcdonald's account to further reduce the use of antibiotics in its chicken
- August 24, 2017

McDonald's said yesterday that it is broadening its move away from serving chicken fed with certain antibiotics. The new global policy follows a similar move in the U.S. McDonald's has said in the past that curbing the use of antibiotics in its beef and pork supply would be much more hard than chicken because of the way it buys its meat. (more...)
West Nile Virus Expands, But No Human Cases Reported Yet West Nile Virus Expands, But No Human Cases Reported Yet
- August 24, 2017

Officials said 80 percent of people infected with West Nile Virus will not show any symptoms, but added there is no way to know in advance if one will develop an illness or not. The prevention measures for California serogroup viruses are the same as those for other mosquito-borne diseases, including West Nile virus . West Nile virus can cause West Nile fever, a mild form of the illness, which can include fever, headache, body aches, swollen lymph glands or a rash. (more...)
The Exodus from Trump's Mar-a-Lago Continues The Exodus from Trump's Mar-a-Lago Continues
- August 24, 2017

President Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach , Fla. The event has raised $700,000 to $1 million annually to expand programs and purchase equipment for the hospital's Florida facility. "We prefer the conversations to be centered off the venue and instead focused on how we can help kids with special needs excel in their communities", the statement read. (more...)
Brokers Recommendations on: Chicago Bridge & Iron Company NV (CBI)
- August 24, 2017

Smith Asset Management Limited Partnership has 1,190 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Fairpointe Capital LLC bolstered its position by buying 3,612,419 shares an increase of 2,357.1% as of 06/30/2017. (NYSE:CBI)'s price will reach at $15.23 during 52 weeks. Oxford Asset stated it has 0.09% of its portfolio in Chicago Bridge & Iron Company N.V. (NYSE:CBI). (more...)
England v West Indies: Chris Woakes to return for Headingley Test England v West Indies: Chris Woakes to return for Headingley Test
- August 24, 2017

That is the only change to the XI that thrashed the West Indies in Birmingham. "There's talent and a lot of desire in the West Indies side, a lot of want to prove people wrong and we don't want to be at the other end of that", the Yorkshire player told BBC Sport. (more...)
Swine flu toll mounts to 23 in Odisha Swine flu toll mounts to 23 in Odisha
- August 24, 2017

Maharashtra leads here, too, with 4,245 cases, followed by Goa with 3,029, Tamil Nadu with 2,994 and Karnataka with 2,956. In an affidavit filed before a bench of Justices M R Shah and B N Karia, the government said the mortality rate due to H1N1 virus has fallen to 10 per cent this year against 16.8 per cent in 2009. (more...)