Medical


Local schools taking precautions against West Nile virus Local schools taking precautions against West Nile virus
- August 28, 2017

Although it may be hard to do when it's hot, wearing long-sleeves, long trousers and socks when outdoors will help keep mosquitoes away from your skin. Less than 1 percent of people who are infected will develop a serious neurologic illness such as encephalitis or meningitis (inflammation of the brain or surrounding tissues). (more...)
A first: Drug lowers heart risks by curbing inflammation A first: Drug lowers heart risks by curbing inflammation
- August 28, 2017

Dr Paul Ridker revealed the breakthrough at the European Society of Cardiology Congress in Barcelona. A study tested the Novartis drug canakinumab in heart attack survivors at risk of another one because of high inflammation. The researchers found that in the placebo group, for every 100 patients followed for a year, 4.5 had a heart attack or stroke, or died from cardiovascular disease . (more...)
Djibouti: American Freelance Journalist killed in South Sudan Djibouti: American Freelance Journalist killed in South Sudan
- August 28, 2017

Domic Chol Santo tells The Associated Press the man was killed Saturday morning when opposition rebels attacked the town of Kaya on the Ugandan border. The UN estimates that close to 2,000 people a day are crossing the South Sudan border into northern Uganda's Arua district and the number of South Sudanese refugees in the country has now passed the one million mark. (more...)
Anambra guber: Nwobodo congratulates APC candidate Nwoye Anambra guber: Nwobodo congratulates APC candidate Nwoye
- August 28, 2017

The APC flag-bearer, Tony Nwoye who is now representing Anambra East and Anambra West federal constituency at the National Assembly commended the Governor Shettima-led Committee, the party leadership at the national and state levels, party faithful, especially the delegates, for providing him a level playing ground to realise his ambition of providing his state with good governance, even as he pledged that he would not fail them. (more...)
North Korea hired KGB spies to protect Kim Jong Un
- August 28, 2017

Security Council sanctions. Neither Japan nor South Korea confirmed the United States military's description of the weapons fired by North Korea as "ballistic missiles". Earlier this month, President Donald Trump issued an extraordinary ultimatum to North Korea , warning Pyongyang not to make any more threats against the United States or it will "face fire and fury like the world has never seen." White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Saturday that Trump was aware of ... (more...)
NE Wisconsin Response To Hurricane Harvey NE Wisconsin Response To Hurricane Harvey
- August 28, 2017

One of those 26 people is from the Southeastern Colorado Red Cross chapter. Nebraska has sent five emergency response vehicles to the devastated areas. "The flooding is frightful right now neighborhoods are under water", said Mayer. As we receive information from local governmental agencies, we will relay that information to the public as well. (more...)
Des militaires visés par une attaque au couteau — Bruxelles Des militaires visés par une attaque au couteau — Bruxelles
- August 28, 2017

Un homme armé d'un couteau a été neutralisé ce vendredi soir à Bruxelles après qu'il a attaqué deux militaires. En s'approchant, il ajoute avoir vu " un militaire qui saignait à la main et un homme à terre ", qui "portait la barbe et avait aussi une capuche". (more...)
After Britain's national health service, Scotland's health service faces a malware attack After Britain's national health service, Scotland's health service faces a malware attack
- August 28, 2017

Patients could be facing long delays over the weekend as the health board attempts to get back on track. It has not be confirmed whether it was a deliberate attack on NHS Lanarkshire, but it is the second time this year that it has been affected. (more...)
Western Mass. Red Cross helping those affected by Hurricane Harvey Western Mass. Red Cross helping those affected by Hurricane Harvey
- August 28, 2017

Hundreds of Red Cross Volunteers from all over the country are on the ground in Houston and that includes volunteers from Washington state. The sprawling and soaked Houston metro area and other deluged towns in southeast Texas braced for devastating floods and pummeling rainfall on Sunday as Tropical Storm Harvey stalled over land and drenched dogged searchers. (more...)
Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim's sentencing: 10 facts Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim's sentencing: 10 facts
- August 28, 2017

The Haryana Police have stepped up security arrangements in Rohtak . The attackers tried to snatch their camera and damaged it. Mostly from villages, they are illiterate and many claimed they were forced to come here. Singh faces a minimum of seven years in prison. There have been no reports of violence from anywhere in Haryana and Punjab since yesterday. Verma said the prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the CrPC, which were imposed in all 11 districts of the capital, Noida and ... (more...)
Red Cross volunteers prepare for big job in Texas Red Cross volunteers prepare for big job in Texas
- August 28, 2017

On Thursday afternoon, the American Red Cross issued a news release that the organization was "mounting a massive relief effort" ahead of Hurricane Harvey . "Now more than ever, we need people in the community to step up and help their neighbors in need by becoming a Red Cross disaster volunteer and to provide relief for our current volunteers". (more...)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers offense failing to score touchdowns in preseason Tampa Bay Buccaneers offense failing to score touchdowns in preseason
- August 28, 2017

The Steelers will finally have the majority of their starters back on the field, at least for the first few series of the game , so this is the game to watch. 26, 2017. He has shown that he is without a doubt off to a very fast start in his sophomore season with the Bucs after being drafted by the Buccaneers No. (more...)
DOH watching suspected bird flu cases in humans DOH watching suspected bird flu cases in humans
- August 28, 2017

This, despite the report about 34 individuals who have been showing flu like symptoms after taking part in the recent culling operations tested positive for the infection. Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella, in a statement, said there has been no documented bird-to-human contamination of the said virus in the Philippines. (more...)
Anderson carries Broncos past Packers Anderson carries Broncos past Packers
- August 27, 2017

If it was a one-game tryout, he passed with flying colors. Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers was in the game long enough to attempt just five passes, but Von Miller still sacked him once. The Comeback is previewing all 32 National Football League teams from worst to first leading up to the start of the 2017 regular season on September 7. (more...)
Area Red Cross volunteers to join in Hurricane Harvey relief Area Red Cross volunteers to join in Hurricane Harvey relief
- August 27, 2017

Funds will be distributed in the form of gift cards, emergency housing, emergency transportation and building materials to meet immediate and long-term needs, the network said. Texas food banks are mobilizing for Hurricane Harvey's arrival. The Red Cross has been told to anticipate the hurricane will turn into the most destructive disaster in 10 years. (more...)
Comerica Inc (NYSE:CMA) Institutional Investor Positioning Change
- August 27, 2017

It has outperformed by 37.37% the S&P500. Mak Capital One Llc holds 67.5% of its portfolio in Agilysys, Inc. for 7.06 million shares. During the same quarter previous year, the business posted $0.58 earnings per share. Shares of Comerica Incorporated (NYSE: CMA ) traded down 0.07% during trading on Friday, reaching $70.32. Jaffetilchin Inv Prns Ltd Co has invested 0.15% in Comerica Incorporated (NYSE: CMA ). (more...)
Local Red Cross providing hurricane relief aid Local Red Cross providing hurricane relief aid
- August 27, 2017

Residents in New Jersey can help with the disaster relief in Texas as Hurricane Harvey plummets the state. The Red Cross works 24/7 to be ready to respond to disasters and is powered by the dedicated volunteers and generous donors. The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides worldwide humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. (more...)
How your daily cup of coffee is affecting your taste buds How your daily cup of coffee is affecting your taste buds
- August 27, 2017

Suppressing these receptors makes people more active and alert, but decreases the ability to taste sweetness, which usually makes the body crave more. Specialists who drank the jazzed mix evaluated it as less sweet. Dando explained that when a person drinks caffeinated coffee, it changes how they perceive taste - for however long that effect lasts. (more...)
10 arrested for arson 10 arrested for arson
- August 27, 2017

Police said 10 people have been arrested in Jyoti Nagar police station area in the case of torching of DTC buses at Loni Golchakkar yesterday. The violence that broke out in Punjab and Haryana after the Dera Sacha Sauda (DSS) chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh was found guilty in a rape case, reached Delhi too with at least seven incidents of violence reported in a matter of hours. (more...)
Benitez reaches milestone as Newcastle beat West Ham 3-0
- August 27, 2017

Newcastle scored its first, second and third English Premier League goals since returning to the top tier in a 3-0 win against last-placed West Ham on Saturday. "We are not. We will see if we can improve as much as we can this week". We have got quality here, but we're just missing a little something at the minute. (more...)
Trent Alexander-Arnold 'a doubt for Liverpool' ahead of Arsenal visit Trent Alexander-Arnold 'a doubt for Liverpool' ahead of Arsenal visit
- August 27, 2017

Klopp made five changes to his starting XI in Liverpool's 1-0 win over Crystal Palace last week. Clement's side still seem to have a gaping hole in their team after the departure of Gylfi Sigurdsson and with Fernando Lorente still sidelined, it is a worry for Swansea fans as to where the goals are going to come from. (more...)
2-year-old dies after getting neck stuck in vehicle window 2-year-old dies after getting neck stuck in vehicle window
- August 27, 2017

At some point, Logan woke from his nap and rolled down the car's window, accidentally rolling it back up on his neck with an automatic button. Logan Vanderkleed and a sibling were napping in the auto with the air conditioner on while their father cleaned out a vehicle nearby, Lisa revealed in a Facebook post. (more...)
Swine Flu death toll in Odisha climbs to 26 Swine Flu death toll in Odisha climbs to 26
- August 27, 2017

As many as 1,275 patients have been cured and discharged during the last eight days, taking the number of those recovered from the infection to 2,367 till today, the bulletin said. Sending alarm bells ringing, in less than one month, 8 patients have died of swine flu causing concern for health officers and indicating fast spray of H1N1 virus. (more...)
HPV vaccination rates rising, though rural areas lag behind — CDC HPV vaccination rates rising, though rural areas lag behind — CDC
- August 27, 2017

The annual CDC vaccine report was published online Thursday. However, "the current coverage of HPV vaccination in Việt Nam still is low because of the high costs of HPV vaccines", Tiến told Việt Nam News on the sidelines of the APEC Policy Dialogue. (more...)
DeGrom strikes out 10; Mets down Nationals 4-2 DeGrom strikes out 10; Mets down Nationals 4-2
- August 26, 2017

The New York Mets have endured plenty of injuries in 2017 and their record says that has taken a toll. Mets general manager Sandy Alderson said after Friday night's game that Cespedes' latest strain is similar in severity and location to the one he suffered earlier in the year. (more...)
Arkansas governor to commute inmate's sentence from death to life without parole Arkansas governor to commute inmate's sentence from death to life without parole
- August 26, 2017

Hutchinson committed the sentence of one of those inmates, Jason McGehee, to life without parole. The pending execution could prompt renewed questions about whether the sedative worked in one of Arkansas' executions in April. News reports that Greene "tied up and gagged the 69-year-old clergyman, bashed his head with the can of hominy, cut him from mouth to ear, and fired a.25 caliber pistol into his chest and head". (more...)
Florida uses new drug to execute man in race-tied slayings Florida uses new drug to execute man in race-tied slayings
- August 26, 2017

The state used the drug the drug etomidate as a substitute for midazolam, one of the three drugs used in lethal injection executions that has become hard for states to get because drug companies don't want the sedative used for executions. A cellmate testified that Asay admitted to shooting the men, used a racial slur and had white power and swastika tattoos, according to court documents. (more...)
Are Analysts Bullish Bristol-Myers Squibb Co (NYSE:BMY) After Last Week?
- August 26, 2017

Bristol now has $95.80B valuation. The stock increased 0.50% or $0.29 during the last trading session, reaching $58.17. 4,070,765 shares of the stock were exchanged. The insider LEUNG SANDRA sold $5.27M. BOWMAN A BLAINE sold $417,710 worth of stock. Since February 27, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 6 insider sales for $10.59 million activity. (more...)
MSC Industrial Direct Company, (NYSE:MSM) Sees Significantly Higher Trading Volume
- August 26, 2017

Johnson & Johnson now has $350.21 billion valuation. Shares of Deutsche Bank AG (WMW) have seen the needle move 0.54% or 0.145 in the most recent session. Schwab Charles Inv Mgmt has invested 0.03% in MSC Industrial Direct Co Inc (NYSE:MSM). Lord Abbett Co Ltd Com has 0.18% invested in MSC Industrial Direct Co Inc (NYSE:MSM) for 657,716 shares. (more...)
Women have one major advantage in the gym over men, finds study Women have one major advantage in the gym over men, finds study
- August 26, 2017

According to researchers from the University of British Columbia, results from their natural muscle activity experiment show that men are able to perform the requested muscular movement faster and with more strength, but they also become exhausted more quickly than their female counterparts. (more...)