Medicine


Curcumin In Turmeric May Help Boost Memory, Lower Risk Of Developing Alzheimer's Curcumin In Turmeric May Help Boost Memory, Lower Risk Of Developing Alzheimer's
- January 25, 2018

PET scans demonstrated much less amyloid and tau signs within the hypothalamus and the amygdala over the group, also a mood advancement was noted that by researchers. "In memory tests, the people taking curcumin improved by 28% over the 18 months". A new study published online January 19 in the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry , and recently conducted by researchers from the University of California Los Angeles with an experiment, examined the effects of curcumin supplement ... (more...)
Probiotic Milk Intake Examined for Preterm Delivery, Preeclampsia Risk Probiotic Milk Intake Examined for Preterm Delivery, Preeclampsia Risk
- January 25, 2018

As part of the MoBa study, pregnant patients provided information on their diet, lifestyle, medical history, and other relevant background factors at 15, 22, and 30 weeks of pregnancy. The researchers also concluded that by drinking the milk during early pregnancy, the women reduced their risk of a premature delivery by 21 per cent, as opposed to those mums-to be who didn't drink any. (more...)
Obesity is contagious, research finds Obesity is contagious, research finds
- January 25, 2018

Obesity is linked to many factors, including eating and exercise habits, genetics and the environment. Research shows that living in certain communities carries a higher risk of obesity than living in other communities, but this association has been challenging for scientists to explain. (more...)
National Football League launches 'Let's Listen Together' campaign focused on social justice National Football League launches 'Let's Listen Together' campaign focused on social justice
- January 24, 2018

The announcement is the most recent example of the National Football League showing it cares about the social issues its players are passionate about, all part of an evolving conversation that stems from the polarizing anthem protest movement. (more...)
USA Gymnastics Executive Board Members Resign Amid Larry Nassar Sexual Abuse Scandal USA Gymnastics Executive Board Members Resign Amid Larry Nassar Sexual Abuse Scandal
- January 24, 2018

The moves indicate continued tumult at the sport's governing body as the sentencing hearing continues for former team doctor Larry Nassar , who has admitted to the sexual assault of minors under his care. Monday was the fifth day of victim impact statements in Nassar's sentencing. Aly Raisman has been a vocal critic of the way the Larry Nassar abuse case has been handled. (more...)
Reuters journalists tried in Myanmar Reuters journalists tried in Myanmar
- January 24, 2018

Wa Lone, 31, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 27, had worked on Reuters coverage of a crisis in Rakhine state, where an army crackdown on insurgents since the end of August has triggered the flight of 688,000 Rohingya Muslims, according to the United Nations. (more...)
Bell acknowledges data breach Bell acknowledges data breach
- January 24, 2018

BCE Inc. -owned Bell confirmed Tuesday that up to 100,000 customers were affected by the hack, which comes about eight months after hackers accessed almost 1.9 million Bell customer e-mail addresses as well as 1,700 names and phone numbers. (more...)
Abortion opponents march at Capitol Abortion opponents march at Capitol
- January 24, 2018

Under President Donald Trump , the right to a safe abortion, along with a slew of other civil liberties , is in jeopardy. Almost six in 10 - 58 percent - of white voters support abortion remaining legal in most or all cases. Proud-as always-of the work our staff and clinicians do. Triste Brooks is the president and CEO of Planned Parenthood of Northern, Central and Southern New Jersey. (more...)
Toxin in centipede venom identified Toxin in centipede venom identified
- January 24, 2018

The Chinese researchers published a paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences , in which they tell the story of how they came across the toxin, now known as the Ssm Spooky Toxin, which makes the venom so lethal, and how they found the potential antidote for it. (more...)
CHAN: 'Victory against Equatorial Guinea is non-negotiable' CHAN: 'Victory against Equatorial Guinea is non-negotiable'
- January 24, 2018

Libya, the 2014 champions of the tournament for locally based players only, began their match knowing they had to win to make it through to the quarter-finals, while Rwanda knew a draw would suffice for them. Nigeria will play the second placed team in Group D, while Libya face the top of the same group. Nigeria came from behind to beat already-eliminated Equatorial Guinea 3-1 to ensure they finished top of the group on seven points. (more...)
Care Costs Rose for Americans With Employer-Sponsored Insurance
- January 24, 2018

In 2016, spending on retail medicines grew just 1.3%, as reported by CMS. People were particularly protected from increases in spending on prescription drugs, according to the study , with the out-of-pocket costs of drugs falling by $27 per person cumulatively over the five years. (more...)
Impeachment motion against CJI: Yechury discusses possibilities with other parties Impeachment motion against CJI: Yechury discusses possibilities with other parties
- January 24, 2018

Party general secretary Sitaram Yechury met Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Tariq Anwar and former Janata Dal (United) [JD (U)] leader Sharad Yadav. The opposition is a minority in the Lok Sabha , where the ruling NDA enjoys an overwhelming majority. Without Congress, the Opposition's plan to support the CPM impeachment motion may not succeed. (more...)
2 arrested after 51 pounds of heroin found in SUV, deputies say 2 arrested after 51 pounds of heroin found in SUV, deputies say
- January 24, 2018

Deputies in Rankin County, Mississippi, arrested 23-year-old Arlene Viridiana Moya, left, and 23-year-old Trisha Lynne Ibarra, right, on suspicion of drug trafficking on Monday, Jan. The women agreed to have the auto searched whereupon police found the drugs with 51 pounds of heroin hidden inside. The baby is now in the care of Child Protective Services. (more...)
Top Philadelphia officials voice support for opening of safe-injection sites Top Philadelphia officials voice support for opening of safe-injection sites
- January 24, 2018

The City of Philadelphia announced Tuesday its plan to "actively encourage" a comprehensive user engagement site - also known as a supervised safe-injection site. "We must focus our resources and efforts on increasing access to treatment for those who seek it", said Shapiro. As a member of the Philadelphia Overdose Prevention Initiative, Martino thinks safe-injection sites will reduce overdose fatalities in the city. (more...)
Vaping is safer than smoking-but long-term concerns remain, report finds Vaping is safer than smoking-but long-term concerns remain, report finds
- January 24, 2018

Limited evidence: E-cigarettes may be effective aids to help quit smoking. This week the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) weighed in on the question of whether e-cigarettes are a public health menace or a public health boon. (more...)
Year-old NC girl dies just days after flu diagnosis Year-old NC girl dies just days after flu diagnosis
- January 24, 2018

But unlike others, her story has a tragic ending... one that her parents now hope can help spread awareness. "Other than that, I mean, she had had the runny nose and cough like typical, you know, and then she's gone". A 10-year-old boy in New Canaan, Conn . A 6-year-old Cary girl diagnosed with the flu on Tuesday died Friday night after being rushed by ambulance from her home to WakeMed in Raleigh. (more...)
Altria Group Inc (MO) is Fernwood Investment Management LLC's 4th Largest Position
- January 23, 2018

Returns and Valuations for The Home Depot, Inc. The stock increased 0.66% or $0.24 during the last trading session, reaching $36.81. About 562,665 shares traded. Mariner Wealth Advsr Ltd Liability Co holds 0.13% or 46,777 shares. 50,284 are held by Cibc Savings Bank Usa. (NYSE:MO) to report earnings on February, 7. (more...)
Brokerages Set Xcel Energy Inc (XEL) PT at $48.91
- January 23, 2018

The company had a trading volume of 3,092,768 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,320,000. The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) has risen 41.13% since January 22, 2017 and is uptrending. (NASDAQ:XEL) has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, October 21 by Jefferies. Robert W. Baird downgraded the stock to "Neutral" rating in Wednesday, March 2 report. (more...)
Returns, Ratios and Quant Signal Review For Burlington Stores, Inc. (NYSE:BURL)
- January 23, 2018

The Value Composite Two of Burlington Stores, Inc. A number of brokerages have issued reports on BURL . Capital Fund Mngmt Sa has 353,072 shares for 0.24% of their portfolio. As per Thursday, November 23, the company rating was maintained by Suntrust Robinson. Finally, Morgan Stanley raised their price objective on shares of Burlington Stores from $107.00 to $116.00 and gave the company an "overweight" rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 22nd. (more...)
Donald Trump signs bill reopening government as immigration fight looms
- January 23, 2018

President Donald Trump on Monday claimed victory after Democrats agreed to a stopgap deal to reopen United States government offices and end a political crisis in Washington . The four-term NY senator and the dozens of other Democrats who initially voted Friday to block the spending bill had been lauded by their progressive base even as almost 1 million federal workers were furloughed without pay. (more...)
ILO: Global Unemployment Rate Stabilizing ILO: Global Unemployment Rate Stabilizing
- January 23, 2018

ILO Director-General Guy Ryder expressed concern that low-quality employment is on the rise. The global unemployment rate has been stabilising after a rise in 2016. In 2017, about 42 per cent of workers, or 1.4 billion, worldwide were estimated to be in vulnerable forms of employment. The report said the incidence of temporary employment is particularly high not only in agriculture but also in construction, sector in which the number of jobs is growing in developing and emerging countries. (more...)
American Red Cross reissues urgent call for blood and platelet donors American Red Cross reissues urgent call for blood and platelet donors
- January 23, 2018

The flu season and winter weather are taking a toll on blood and platelet supplies, according to the Red Cross which is issuing an urgent call for donors. Platelets: The clotting portion of blood primarily given to cancer patients during treatment and always in great demand. Dr. Rhonda Cooke, Chief of Pathology, Missouri Baptist Medical Center and Mary Jane Thomsen, District Manager, Donor Recruitment, Red Cross Blood Services shared the importance of blood donations. (more...)
Cervical cancer: The early signs and symptoms you need to know Cervical cancer: The early signs and symptoms you need to know
- January 23, 2018

Research reveals that young women in North Lincolnshire aged between 25 and 49 are less likely to attend a smear test in comparison to women aged 50 to 64. Cervical cancer often has no symptoms in its early stages. Bleeding at any other time, other than your expected monthly period is also considered unusual. (more...)
Southampton boss hails good finisher Obafemi Southampton boss hails good finisher Obafemi
- January 23, 2018

And the teenager admitted he had little inkling that he'd be involved in the first team when he reported for training on Saturday morning. Possessing pace and power in abundance, Obafemi has scored nine goals in eleven appearances for Southampton at U18 level this season and made his senior debut despite having only featured occasionally for the club's U23 side. (more...)
Huntington Bancshares meets 4Q profit forecasts
- January 23, 2018

Also, it has an estimated price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 13.64 and a trailing 12-month price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 19.34. Stephens initiated the shares of DWDP in report on Tuesday, December 5 with "Overweight" rating. NRG Energy, Inc. (NRG) shares Jumped 0.34% and ended the day at $26.9. Rafferty Asset Mngmt Limited Liability holds 0.18% or 571,377 shares. Peoples Financial Serv invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Aetna Inc. (more...)
White House answering machine blames Dems for government shutdown White House answering machine blames Dems for government shutdown
- January 23, 2018

While a vote is scheduled in the Senate on Monday, it is still short of the 60 Republicans and Democrats needed to move forward. Over 400 national parks and 19 Smithsonian museums could also be closed if a budget isn't passed. "WH is allowed to call out congressional caucuses on policy". The program that covers nine million kids ran out about 100 days ago, and Republicans didn't care, but they're now using it in an attempt to force Democrats into a deal. (more...)
Aamir's 'Secret Superstar' on a record breaking spree in China! Aamir's 'Secret Superstar' on a record breaking spree in China!
- January 23, 2018

Crosses India *lifetime biz* in 2 days flat... The trending is SUPERB... Friday $ 6.89 mn, Sat $ 10.54 mn, Sun $ 9.87 mn, Monday $ 4.97 mn, Total: "$ 32.27 million [₹ 205.99 cr]". He wrote, "The tremendous goodwill that #Dangal - and prior to that #PK - created in China has benefited #SecretSuperstar..." Although Aamir has an extended special appearance in #SecretSuperstar, Aamir's star pull is at the peak in China... (more...)
BidaskClub Downgrades Adamas Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ADMS) to Sell
- January 23, 2018

Adamas Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: ADMS ) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 2nd. It has underperformed by 17.10% the S&P500. (NASDAQ:SONA). Jpmorgan Chase holds 0% of its portfolio in Southern National Bancorp of Virginia, Inc. Analysts await The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) on Thursday, January 4. (more...)
Salmonella outbreak reported at WI sandwich shops
- January 23, 2018

Jimmy John's announced it temporarily stopped selling sprouts at all of its sandwich shops after a salmonella outbreak was linked to restaurants in IL and Wisconsin. The FDA and CDC advised people dining at Jimmy John's in IL and Wisconsin to avoid sprouts. Jimmy John's locations statewide have been asked to remove the sprouts from their menu until the investigation is completed. (more...)
Another deer tests positive for CWD Another deer tests positive for CWD
- January 23, 2018

Zombie deer disease was given its name after deer starving to death were noticed in Fort Collins, Colorado, stumbling around like possessed beings. There is no record of a human being infected, however a recent study for the Canadian government has sparked fears it could. (more...)