Medical


More People Exposed To Measles In Arkansas, According To Health Department More People Exposed To Measles In Arkansas, According To Health Department
- January 17, 2018

PHE said the overall risk of measles is low among the population, as the United Kingdom achieved World Health Organisation (WHO) elimination status in 2016, alongside Denmark and Spain. A news release from the health department states, "An exposed person is very unlikely to get measles if they had laboratory confirmed illness in the past, if they have had a single measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) shot, or if they were born before 1957 (when all children were thought to have been exposed to ... (more...)
No question of illegality if adults marry consensually, says Govt lawyer No question of illegality if adults marry consensually, says Govt lawyer
- January 17, 2018

Condemning "honour killings", the Supreme Court observed that no khap panchayat , individual or parent can question the marriage of an adult man to an adult woman. The Supreme Court had earlier called khap panchayats illegal and said the honour killings they order or abet are "shameful" and "barbaric". Khaps are caste or community organisations in villages which at times act as quasi-judicial bodies and pronounce harsh punishments based on regressive and age-old customs and traditions. (more...)
Akande: Buhari is Running Difficult System of Government Akande: Buhari is Running Difficult System of Government
- January 17, 2018

He told journalists that no solution proffered to the country's problems would work under the current system. Akande said that before the introduction of Western education, particularly in Nigeria and before intensive protests by the elite class, what the politicians now called "African Democracy" was largely the exploitation of the masses by the few elites holding offices perpetually as kings and chiefs, but covering up their actions with deceit, cajoling, intimidation, repression and ... (more...)
Red Cross Asks For Blood Donations Red Cross Asks For Blood Donations
- January 17, 2018

They issued a statement in which they asked for the blood and platelet donations of all blood types to help address this winter's frigid temperatures, massive storms and active flu season. Hale says even short, temporary disruptions to blood and platelet donations diminish the available blood supply at area hospitals. Donation appointments and completion of a RapidPass are encouraged to help speed up the donation process. (more...)
Tracking Shares of National Cinemedia (NCMI) — Technical Focus
- January 17, 2018

It has outperformed by 16.96% the S&P500. Therefore 27% are positive. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 2.6% compared to the same quarter last year. (NYSE:PRU). 581,545 were reported by Korea. Wade G W & holds 0.2% or 66,111 shares. Gabelli Funds Lc accumulated 38,000 shares. It also reduced its holding in Lennar Corp (NYSE:LEN) by 116,400 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 1.43M shares, and cut its stake in Pulte Group Inc (NYSE:PHM). (more...)
Why Eagles' Nick Foles could have a monster game vs. Minnesota Vikings Why Eagles' Nick Foles could have a monster game vs. Minnesota Vikings
- January 17, 2018

They're calling it the "Miracle in Minnesota". We attribute wins and losses to quarterbacks as a statistic, a practice that usually ends poorly in team sports. Home teams in the playoffs are no underdogs , and the Eagles were no exception. "It's just the way it went", Pederson said. Defensive MVP - Cowboys defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence: The last time the Cowboys had a pass-rushing threat, his first name was DeMarcus. (more...)
Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings LLC. Raises Stake in Emergent Biosolutions Inc (EBS)
- January 17, 2018

Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings LLC. grew its stake in shares of Emergent Biosolutions Inc (NYSE:EBS) by 11.9% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. (more...)
Northeastern Pennsylvania could be headed for rough flu season Northeastern Pennsylvania could be headed for rough flu season
- January 17, 2018

This year's deadly flu season continues to claim lives across the country and it has set records in Central Florida. "Also, one of the other problems that's associated with flu infections is hydration and difficulty taking in fluids". Wash your hands frequently and avoid touching your mouth, nose and eyes. If you are sick, cover your cough and stay home from work if you can, Bergen said. (more...)
'Black Death' plague was spread in Europe through dirty humans, not rats 'Black Death' plague was spread in Europe through dirty humans, not rats
- January 17, 2018

The findings in the study straight away challenge claims which said "plague in Europe was predominantly spread by rats". Rats have always been synonymous with plague, blamed carrying the parasites that spread disease and killed millions of people in Europe and Asia during the medieval period. (more...)
Doctors say you shouldn't hold in your sneezes Doctors say you shouldn't hold in your sneezes
- January 17, 2018

A new warning from doctors after a man is hospitalized for stifling a sneeze. Sneezes can spread diseases, so although it is good to "let them out", make sure you catch them in a tissue, say experts. "Luckily, it was a very small perforation", Yang said. The man - who could barely swallow or talk - was admitted to hospital, where he was tube-fed and given intravenous antibiotics until the swelling and pain subsided. (more...)
Myanmar's Suu Kyi Says Army Admission on Killings a Positive Step Myanmar's Suu Kyi Says Army Admission on Killings a Positive Step
- January 17, 2018

More than 60,000 people have fled to Bangladesh to find shelter. The UN and rights groups have urged Myanmar to ensure their safe and voluntary return. Under the November agreement, Rohingya will need to provide evidence of their residency in Myanmar in order to return - something many say they do not have. (more...)
Recent Analysts Ratings Array BioPharma Inc. (ARRY)
- January 17, 2018

The stock decreased 1.72% or $0.24 during the last trading session, reaching $13.71. About 178,438 shares traded or 914.60% up from the average. Array BioPharma Inc . The firm earned "Overweight" rating on Monday, September 26 by Piper Jaffray. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, May 30 by Cantor Fitzgerald. (more...)
Pune: Reserve Police Constable Opens Fire in Public, Kills 3 Near Daund Pune: Reserve Police Constable Opens Fire in Public, Kills 3 Near Daund
- January 17, 2018

The suspect is attached to the weaponry of the IRB. Police have seized Shinde's service revolver, his motorcycle, mobile phones and other things after the arrest, said a senior police officer. "Primary investigation indicates that Sanjay Shinde had an argument with Gopal over monetary issue". We are now suspecting that Shinde was angry with Gopal due to his constant demand of money and out of that anger, he might have chose to kill him. (more...)
Two held for assaulting Darjeeling youths during New Year's Eve in Bengaluru Two held for assaulting Darjeeling youths during New Year's Eve in Bengaluru
- January 17, 2018

The rider's bike slightly touched one of the individuals and they all went berserk. The arrests were made after CCTV footage of the incident surfaced nearly two weeks after the assault. The two victims fell down from the vehicle and the attackers continued to beat the man and molest the girl. The incident happened at a time when the security forces were heightened due to New Year celebrations. (more...)
Mandan lawmaker welcomes Supreme Court case on Internet sales taxes Mandan lawmaker welcomes Supreme Court case on Internet sales taxes
- January 17, 2018

South Dakota argues that online retailers' failure to collect tax harms state and local governments, who increasingly lose out on revenue as retail sales continue to migrate online. South Dakota passed its law in 2016 with an eye toward overturning the Quill decision. What is unclear, though, is what impact the Court's decision will have on other state efforts to distinguish Quill , rather than directly overruling it. (more...)
Global Floating Power Plant Market 2017 - Caterpillar, Inc., Ideol, Seatwirl AB, Upsolar Global Floating Power Plant Market 2017 - Caterpillar, Inc., Ideol, Seatwirl AB, Upsolar
- January 16, 2018

The report segments the global smart water bottle market on the basis of criteria such as technology and geography. The report recapitulates the factors that will be responsible for the growth in the market in the forecasted period. What are the Smart Lock market opportunities and threats faced by the vendors in the Smart Lock market? The growth is expected on account of many factors, such as an increase in disposable income, increasing global inbound and outbound tourism and aging ... (more...)
Teenagers 'more likely to crave junk food after watching TV adverts' Teenagers 'more likely to crave junk food after watching TV adverts'
- January 16, 2018

The researchers surveyed 3‚350 youngsters between 11 and 19 in the United Kingdom on their diet and commercial TV viewing habits and found an alarming link between TV and craving unhealthy snacks. "Ofcom must stop junk food adverts being shown during programmes that are popular with young people, such as talent shows and football matches, where there's now no regulation", she said. (more...)
Local doctor shares advice this flu season Local doctor shares advice this flu season
- January 16, 2018

The symptoms of Aussie flu are similar to most flu symptoms but can be more severe. By all accounts, this year's flu season is shaping up to be a doozy, and could be one of the worst in years. The flu is hitting everywhere. Children are particularly susceptible to the flu and are also known to spread it more easily due to hygiene. Although Kyler Baughman, an aspiring personal trainer, started experiencing symptoms just before Christmas he was attempting to push through the increasingly ... (more...)
Israel prevents Hamas members, relatives from travelling for treatment Israel prevents Hamas members, relatives from travelling for treatment
- January 16, 2018

A petition by Hadar Goldin's family to the High Court of Justice has led the state to take a tougher stance regarding requests by Hamas operatives and their relatives to enter Israel for medical needs. "Let them not mess with us", he said. "We must make Hamas understand that holding Israeli soldiers hostage is not an asset, but a burden". "The message to Gaza's leadership and residents is clear - invest in the sanctity of life and not these burial tunnels", he said. (more...)
British Man Lost in Israeli Desert May Be Suffering From 'Jerusalem Syndrome' British Man Lost in Israeli Desert May Be Suffering From 'Jerusalem Syndrome'
- January 16, 2018

Jerusalem Syndrome is a condition which can affect visitors who have shown no previous signs of mental illness and usually resolves upon departure from Israel. He cycled through Europe and then went to Mexico on a charity mission before arriving in Israel in late October. The gardener, who lived in Essex but was from Dromore, had been cycling on the Israel National Trail near the city of Mitzpe Ramon. (more...)
Boiling Live Lobsters Now Illegal in Switzerland Boiling Live Lobsters Now Illegal in Switzerland
- January 16, 2018

The declaration poses the same questions that do lobsters feel pain? On the top of that, Switzerland has recently banned boiling lobsters alive. A Swiss government spokeswoman said the new regulations were being driven by the animal rights argument. (more...)
Death toll in Southern California mudslides rises to at least 20 Death toll in Southern California mudslides rises to at least 20
- January 16, 2018

Then the mudslide hit. The cause of death for most of the victims will be listed as multiple traumatic injuries resulting from flash floods with mudslides , the Santa Barbara Sheriff's office said . She survived. Jack, her 16-year-old brother, is missing. Roy Rohter was swept from his Montecito home during a mudslide Tuesday morning and killed. (more...)
Million People in Yemen Are in Need of Aid Million People in Yemen Are in Need of Aid
- January 16, 2018

Saudi Arabia accuses Iran of supplying missile parts and expertise to the Houthis, who have taken over the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, and other parts of the country during its civil war. The United Nations says the number of the Yemenis who are dependent on assistance has risen to 22.2 million, as the risk of starvation increases three years into the war in Yemen. (more...)
LG approves AAP govt's 'quality health for all' scheme LG approves AAP govt's 'quality health for all' scheme
- January 16, 2018

The scheme was passed by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Cabinet on December 12 and was subsequently sent to the L-G for approval. But the future of the scheme, which would have been suspended if it had not got Baijal's nod, had been in doubt because the L-G had suggested only families that earned below a particular income bracket should be covered by the scheme. (more...)
Recommendation Trends for: AbbVie Inc. (ABBV), Momo Inc. (MOMO)
- January 16, 2018

Apriem Advisors who had been investing in Abbvie Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $160.19B market cap company. Hudock Capital Group LLC now owns 1,542 shares of the company's stock valued at $111,000 after acquiring an additional 806 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
Investors Trading Alert: Gilead Sciences Inc. (GILD), Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY)
- January 16, 2018

The stock decreased 1.74% or $0.79 during the last trading session, reaching $44.49. The stock exchanged hands with 5,483,673 numbers of shares compared to its average daily volume of 5.37M shares. RBC Capital Markets has "Hold" rating and $2.0 target. Piper Jaffray Companies restated a "hold" rating and issued a $60.00 price target on shares of Bristol-Myers Squibb in a research report on Friday, October 27th. (more...)
Aussie Open: Venus out, Nadal, Wozniacki, Dimitrov through Aussie Open: Venus out, Nadal, Wozniacki, Dimitrov through
- January 16, 2018

Top seed Rafael Nadal returns to Rod Laver Arena on Wednesday, rounding out a red-hot day session when he takes on Argentina's Leonardo Mayer . Nadal , targeting a 17th Grand Slam title, required no strapping to the right knee injury which hindered his performances at the end of last season. (more...)
Winter Olympics: Canada's PyeongChang 2018 flag bearer unveiled Tuesday Winter Olympics: Canada's PyeongChang 2018 flag bearer unveiled Tuesday
- January 16, 2018

The pair were given the news at the Canadian Figure Skating Championship in Vancouver this past weekend. Added Moir: "Being named flag bearers for Canada is the highest honour of our careers, and we couldn't be more grateful to the COC for their belief in us". (more...)
Greipel makes it 17 at the Tour Down Under Greipel makes it 17 at the Tour Down Under
- January 16, 2018

The next stage of the Tour Down Under, the first event of this year's International Cycling Union (UCI) World Tour, is due to begin tomorrow with the riders starting a 148.6km race in Unley and which finishes in Stirling. Three riders got the race started, Clarke, Nicolas Dlamini (Dimension Data) and UniSA-Australia's Scott Bowden, and set about establishing more than a five minute lead on the peloton. (more...)
CT boy who recently visited WNY, dies from the flu CT boy who recently visited WNY, dies from the flu
- January 16, 2018

The hockey club says that Nico, his mother and brother stayed at the Marriott hotel in Amherst. Luizzi said custodians at New Canaan schools will perform extra cleanings "given the possibility that this tragedy could be connected to influenza". (more...)