Medicine


Largest Ichthyosaurus was pregnant when she perished Largest Ichthyosaurus was pregnant when she perished
- August 30, 2017

It was not thought to be a significant find because a complete Ichthyosaurus fossil had been found in 1810 by the famous paleontologist Mary Anning in Lyme Regis. The specimen, originally discovered in the mid-1990s in Somerset, England, is estimated to be between 300 and 330 centimeters long and is the "largest unequivocal example" of the Ichthyosaurus family, according to a study published Monday in the scientific journal Acta Palaeontologica Polonica . (more...)
Aadhaar mandatory: Deadline will now be December 31 Aadhaar mandatory: Deadline will now be December 31
- August 30, 2017

Clearly, August 31 , 2017 should seem like a deadline for Aadhaar-PAN linking with multiple reports suggesting that the deadline may not be extended further. Separately, judges will rule in early November on whether the government's linking of Aadhaar to tax returns, direct cash transfers to beneficiaries of welfare schemes, and bank loans violates that fundamental right. (more...)
Amid Life-Saving Work After Hurricane Harvey, Pet Rescuers Are Hard At Work Amid Life-Saving Work After Hurricane Harvey, Pet Rescuers Are Hard At Work
- August 30, 2017

Wings of Rescue has transported more than 100 animals from temporary shelters in Texas to out of state shelters. Once Harvey floodwaters start receding, the ASPCA and other animal-rescue groups plan to do just that-as well as set up emergency shelters to help abandoned pets and reunite those that may have gotten separated from their owners. (more...)
Young girl shot in the face in Tasmania Young girl shot in the face in Tasmania
- August 30, 2017

An 11-year-old girl was shot in the face in Stagg Court in Tasmania's north, police said. Police and ambulance crews were called to the scene just after 9pm last night after the shooting. On Monday, a three-year-old girl died at a home on Danny Road at Lalor Park. Witnesses say they heard a man shout "she's dead... she's shot herself". (more...)
Optum paying $1.3 billion for research, consulting business Optum paying $1.3 billion for research, consulting business
- August 30, 2017

Geode Mngmt Lc has 0% invested in Ellington Residential Mortgage REIT (NYSE:EARN) for 36,073 shares. 181,898 were accumulated by Summit Creek Advsr Limited Liability Corporation. On Wednesday, August 9 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with "Hold". The rating was initiated by Credit Suisse on Monday, June 20 with "Outperform". (more...)
FEMA's federal flood insurance program has $7.6 billion to pay Harvey claims FEMA's federal flood insurance program has $7.6 billion to pay Harvey claims
- August 30, 2017

And that means it will take a while before final damage estimates can be made. Insured losses could top $10 billion, Bloomberg Intelligence said in a note Monday. The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) also claimed that out-of-date maps contributed to both the shock and damage across NY and New Jersey after Sandy pummeled the region. (more...)
Mexico reiterates it won't fund Trump's proposed border wall Mexico reiterates it won't fund Trump's proposed border wall
- August 29, 2017

The border wall, which was always one of Trump's signature issues, has recently returned to the forefront of the president's mind as his approval rating has tumbled. It may be through a reimbursement. "Only on the basis of the principles of shared responsibility, teamwork and mutual trust will we be able to overcome this challenge", the Mexican Ministry said in the statement. (more...)
Acorda Shares Down on FDA's 'Refusal to File' Letter - Biotech Movers Acorda Shares Down on FDA's 'Refusal to File' Letter - Biotech Movers
- August 29, 2017

Acorda Therapeutics, Inc . has a beta of 1.2, offering the possibility of a higher rate of return, but also posing more risk. Therefore 50% are positive. Sold All: 17 Reduced: 56 Increased: 47 New Position: 25. Alliancebernstein L P holds 0% in Acorda Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ: ACOR ) or 59,730 shares. (more...)
Low-fat diets could kill you, shows major study Low-fat diets could kill you, shows major study
- August 29, 2017

Lead researcher Dr Mahshid Dehghan, said: "A high carbohydrate diet - greater than 60 per cent of energy - is associated with higher risk of mortality". "The PURE study includes populations from geographic regions which have not been studied before, and the diversity of populations adds considerable strength that these foods reduce disease risk". (more...)
Shedding consistent pounds each week linked to long-term weight loss Shedding consistent pounds each week linked to long-term weight loss
- August 29, 2017

Most notably, it is an observational study, and therefore can't prove cause and effect. The findings indicated that in comparison with those who showed a steady weight loss, the final weight outcomes (after one or two years) were poorer for participants whose weight fluctuations were high during the first few weeks of the program. (more...)
Police Say Women Dressed Like Nuns Attempt to Hold Up Bank Police Say Women Dressed Like Nuns Attempt to Hold Up Bank
- August 29, 2017

It happened just after noon at the Citizens Bank in Tannersville. Two women dressed as nuns entered the bank and showed a gun to one of the tellers, police told WNEP . (more...)
What to Know About Travel in Hurricane Harvey's Aftermath What to Know About Travel in Hurricane Harvey's Aftermath
- August 29, 2017

Trump will arrive on Tuesday morning in Corpus Christi, near where Harvey came ashore on Friday as the most powerful hurricane to hit Texas in more than 50 years. National Hurricane Center (NHC) officials forecast an additional 15 to 20 inches of rain in Houston and area of East Texas over the next 24 hours. (more...)
People Have Already Been Rescued in Houston. And It's Just the Beginning People Have Already Been Rescued in Houston. And It's Just the Beginning
- August 29, 2017

Abbott deflected some questions about whether Houston should have been evacuated more quickly, a decision for which the city's mayor has drawn criticism. "You could not dream this forecast up ". Duke said rivers in south Texas "won't crest until later this week". Harvey , which was downgraded from a category four hurricane to a tropical storm Saturday, is expected to bring about 50 inches of rain and will continue to affect southeast Texas at least until Wednesday or Thursday. (more...)
Fantastic bargain! Amazon Echo slashed to just £100, Echo Dot to £45 Fantastic bargain! Amazon Echo slashed to just £100, Echo Dot to £45
- August 29, 2017

You might set an Echo and an Echo Dot in your bedroom and an office, for example, and name the group "upstairs". You just need to ask using your voice - for instance, you could say "Alexa, play my music everywhere". Multi-room audio, that is. Sonos, it was also revealed this week by way of an FCC filing , is getting into the voice-controlled speaker game itself, with plans to sell a speaker that would have voice control, far-field microphones and supports "multiple voice platforms", the ... (more...)
Family of 6 drowns in van during attempt to flee Harvey floods
- August 29, 2017

The driver of the vehicle, the children's great-uncle, managed to escape before the van was submerged. Hanging onto a tree branch, he tried to rescue the others but couldn't before the van was swept away, they said. The Harris County Sheriff's Office has spoken to the driver. Three family members confirmed the story to KHOU 11 News, even as many of them are just learning of the news. (more...)
Bribe Allegation Against IG: Police Declare Senator Wanted Bribe Allegation Against IG: Police Declare Senator Wanted
- August 29, 2017

He described the decision of the police as an after-thought, saying; "Assuming without conceding that Senator Misau is a deserting officer of the Police Force, the same Police organisation has at all times till now provided him with the requisite security attachee all through his campaigns till his service in the hallowed chamber of the Senate". (more...)
PBS defiant about census results as opposition cries foul PBS defiant about census results as opposition cries foul
- August 29, 2017

He said there is a certain group in the country that doesn't want equal distribution of resources. The transgender people in Sindh have made a decision to join the protest of political parties against the provisional census results. On Sunday, Sattar had announced to lead a protest rally in 72 hours against the provisional census results. Similarly, as the Sindh government rejected the census data, the ruling PPP's senior lawmaker Nisar Ahmed Khuhro alleged that an incorrect population ... (more...)
Much-awaited surgery on Odisha conjoined twins underway at AIIMS-Delhi Much-awaited surgery on Odisha conjoined twins underway at AIIMS-Delhi
- August 29, 2017

This is the first ever separation surgery conducted in India. Naveen Patnaik also tweeted to wish the doctors success. "I join people of Odisha in prayers for success of surgery & new life for the #conjoined twins fondly called Jaga-Balia". (more...)
Ajax confirm De Jong deal Ajax confirm De Jong deal
- August 29, 2017

Ajax have officially announced that Siem de Jong has returned to the club from Newcastle United , signing a three-year deal. The report claims the 28-year-old has agreed terms with the Dutch giants, bringing an end to a nightmare three-year spell on Tyneside. (more...)
FDA to Step Up Regulation of Stem Cell Therapies, Regenerative Medicine FDA to Step Up Regulation of Stem Cell Therapies, Regenerative Medicine
- August 29, 2017

Gottlieb. Aside from the raid on StemImmune Inc, the FDA also sent a warning letter to a Sunrise, Florida-based clinic for marketing stem cell products without regulatory approval and for major deviations from current good manufacturing practices. (more...)
Allison-Madueke Must be extradited, Charlie Boy, others protest in Abuja Allison-Madueke Must be extradited, Charlie Boy, others protest in Abuja
- August 29, 2017

Similarly, the same Federal High Court sitting in Lagos had ordered the permanent forfeiture to the government, the sum of $3.7million mansion in Banana Island , Lagos similarly linked to the former Minister of Petroleum. Alison-Madueke has been linked to some corruption cases in Nigeria and overseas. Last Tuesday, the Federal High Court in Lagos ordered the interim forfeiture of 56 houses allegedly bought between 2011 and 2013 for $21,982,224 (N3.32bn) by Diezani. (more...)
Anambra Election : Oseloka Obaze wins PDP ticket, Ifeanyi Uba, Stella Oduah protest Anambra Election : Oseloka Obaze wins PDP ticket, Ifeanyi Uba, Stella Oduah protest
- August 29, 2017

This will subject loyal party faithful to stressful and rancorous primary to weaken and sap the strength of the candidate that will emerge from the exercise.This has been the reason our party has been losing governorship elections in Anambra, " she said. (more...)
Artful Dananjaya earns India's respect with Pallekele spin Artful Dananjaya earns India's respect with Pallekele spin
- August 29, 2017

India captain Virat Kohli doffed his cap to Sri Lanka's Akila Dananjaya after the 23-year-old's mesmerizing spin spell in the second one-day worldwide. Hardik Pandya opened the bowling with Bhuvneshwar Kumar in the first One-Dayer in Dambulla, but skipper Virat Kohli threw the new ball to Bumrah in the two matches in Pallekle, and the bowler responded brilliantly. (more...)
Aetna Mailer Accidentally Reveals HIV Status Of Up To 12000 Customers Aetna Mailer Accidentally Reveals HIV Status Of Up To 12000 Customers
- August 29, 2017

The insurer then provided a third-party vendor with 12,000 mailing addresses, and the mailings were then sent out using envelopes with large, transparent windows. The company first learned of the privacy violations on July 31, and on August 2 it determined that the vendor who mailed the letters had used a window envelope that could have exposed personal information, the second letter said. (more...)
Blood donations needed across the country in the wake of Harvey
- August 28, 2017

The Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center is asking for donors so they can ship blood components to Texas. The Blood Bank of Delmarva says the hurricane has impacted blood collection there, but patients still need blood and blood products to survive. (more...)
4 cups of coffee a day may be key to longer life 4 cups of coffee a day may be key to longer life
- August 28, 2017

And drinking four cups of coffee each day is the point at which the benefit really kicks in, according to a major study on 20,000 middle-aged men and women. The link between coffee consumption and decreased mortality rates was particularly pronounced among older people. Previous studies found that coffee can improve liver function reduce inflammation and boost the immune system. (more...)
Pope Francis to visit Myanmar in November Pope Francis to visit Myanmar in November
- August 28, 2017

The Pope will be in Yangon and Nay Pyi Taw in Myanmar from November 27 to 30, before visiting Bangladesh's capital Dhaka, where he will conclude the trip on December 2, Efe news reported. The logo for Pope Francis' visit to Bangladesh has colored streamers in the shape of a dove, with a cross raised over a water lily (Bangladesh's national flower) within it. (more...)
Rosemary Responds To Her Injury At The Hands Of Sexy Star Rosemary Responds To Her Injury At The Hands Of Sexy Star
- August 28, 2017

You are an asshole. Multiple reports emerged after the event stating that Sexy Star did in fact go rogue-also called "shooting" in wrestling terms-and hurt Rosemary for real. You know an armbar is a real and risky hold. Rosemary says it best in her tweets when she says that "we are a family and we protect our own". Positive words follow all of this, however, as Rosemary takes the time to send her thanks and appreciation to all who have stood up for her over the past 24 hours, ... (more...)
Honda: No problems with Alonso's Spa power unit Honda: No problems with Alonso's Spa power unit
- August 28, 2017

The 36-year-old also questioned if there was any rain scheduled to arrive at the track during the race in a sign of his frustration, given he did not believe the vehicle was capable of competing with the rest of the grid in dry conditions. Stoffel Vandoorne started from the back amid a 65-place penalty and came home in 14 spot. "It was a hard afternoon and we were not competitive in race trim". (more...)
Ex-Royal and BJP MLA from Rajasthan dies of swine flu Ex-Royal and BJP MLA from Rajasthan dies of swine flu
- August 28, 2017

She was referred to government-run SMS Hospital in Jaipur and late on Sunday, when her condition became critical she was transferred to Fortis Hospital, a private hospital. "Her death is a huge setback for me and the BJP family", she tweeted. According to the health department, 15 people have died of Swine Flu in Rajasthan in August. (more...)