Medicine


Flu Epidemic Prompts Executive Order For Vaccinations
- January 26, 2018

A media release states that the order will allow pharmacists to give flu vaccines to children ages 2 to 18. The flu season started earlier this year than the past two seasons, saw a rapid rise in cases in recent weeks, and is causing more severe illness this year. (more...)
Apple orders drama series from director of 'La La Land' Apple orders drama series from director of 'La La Land'
- January 26, 2018

The project will also reunite the director with his La La Land colleagues Jordan Horowitz and Fred Berger , as they are set to executive-produce on the project. Simmons, who is starring in Counterpart . For Apple, the untitled Chazelle drama joins a roster of scripted originals that also includes the morning-show drama starring Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon; Steven Spielberg's Amazing Stories anthology; a Ron Moore space drama; Steven Knight's See; and a comedy ... (more...)
Southwest Airlines announces flight plans for Paine Field Southwest Airlines announces flight plans for Paine Field
- January 26, 2018

In partnership with Snohomish County, Propeller Airports broke ground in June 2017 on a new, two-gate passenger terminal facility scheduled to be completed later this year. Last August, United said it would offer six daily flights to its hubs in Denver and San Francisco. Federal government approvals will still be required for all those flight plans, and some of the communities surrounding the airport already have voiced concerns about noise. (more...)
Will free water refill points cut waste? Will free water refill points cut waste?
- January 26, 2018

The new campaign involves all the water companies in England, and aims to have built a comprehensive network of refill points in every major city and town by 2021. "This scheme will do that by making it easier for people to refill their bottles wherever they work, rest, shop or play". The new partnership between the water industry and Refill will see all mains water suppliers in England support the expansion of the scheme over the next two years. (more...)
Monkeys finally cloned using Dolly the sheep technique Monkeys finally cloned using Dolly the sheep technique
- January 26, 2018

Hua Hua and Zhong Zhong were the result of 79 previous attempts at cloning. "You can produce cloned monkeys with the same genetic background. for genetically based brain diseases", said Sun Qiang, director of the Nonhuman Primate Research Facility of the local-based institute. (more...)
Calls to Poison Control Centers increase Calls to Poison Control Centers increase
- January 26, 2018

Poison control centers said that they handled 39 cases of intentional misuse among 13 to 19 year olds in the first 15 days of the year, compared to about 50 for all of last year. Yet, that's enough to experience toxicity symptoms. If you somehow manage to inhale the detergent, either on it's way down or up, and it gets into your lungs then it can cause wheezing, coughing and acute respiratory distress, which is when liquid starts building up in your lungs and makes it very hard to breathe. (more...)
Padmaavat Protests: Mob Torches Bus In Gurugram, Damages Schoolbus Padmaavat Protests: Mob Torches Bus In Gurugram, Damages Schoolbus
- January 25, 2018

On Wednesday, 20-25 students of a leading Gurgaon school had a narrow escape when a frenzied mob protesting the release of Bollywood film " Padmaavat " attacked their bus. "We have ordered the administration and the police to immediately tighten the security across the state", he added. "As soon as we came out of the school the bus was attacked". (more...)
Aurora Cannabis to buy CanniMed Therapeutics for C$1.1 billion Aurora Cannabis to buy CanniMed Therapeutics for C$1.1 billion
- January 25, 2018

A buyer on the deal is Aurora Cannabis , which acquires CanniMed Therapeutics , a small cannabis producer, the BBC said. In connection with the merger, CanniMed agreed to terminate a previously agreed takeover of Newstrike Resources Ltd. (more...)
TL;DR: Sri Lankan bowlers wreak Bangladesh TL;DR: Sri Lankan bowlers wreak Bangladesh
- January 25, 2018

Dinesh Chandimal's team needed a big win against their opponents as a defeat could have spelled the end of their ODI tri-series campaign - which also features Zimbabwe - and the players didn't disappoint. It is hard to comment on this match after our last three performances. Bangladesh skipper Mortaza admitted his side had suffered a wake-up call. "I think we will have stronger nerves now". (more...)
Brazil's ex-president Lula loses bribery appeal Brazil's ex-president Lula loses bribery appeal
- January 25, 2018

Former U.S. Olympic gymnastics physician Larry Nassar was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison after nearly 160 people testified against him. Lula, 72, who oversaw a commodities boom a decade ago as Brazil's first working-class president, was expected to be declared ineligible for the October 7 election if his appeal was denied by at least two of three judges on the case. (more...)
Red Cross blood shortage due to weather, flu. Donations urgently sought Red Cross blood shortage due to weather, flu. Donations urgently sought
- January 25, 2018

The agency says poor winter weather and the flu outbreak have caused a 20 percent decline in blood supplies at OH hospitals. Cold weather and 'widespread' flu have also driven down participation at the drives, according to the Red Cross. (more...)
UN Calls on Myanmar for Unhindered Access to Rohingya Camps UN Calls on Myanmar for Unhindered Access to Rohingya Camps
- January 25, 2018

She said the USA has urged Myanmar's government to fulfill its pledge to implement the Annan commission recommendations "as a matter of urgency". Richardson said he got into an argument with Suu Kyi during a meeting on Monday with other members of the board, when he brought up the case of two Reuters reporters who are on trial accused of breaching the country's Officials Secrets Act. (more...)
Catalent Inc (NYSE:CTLT) Position Raised by Neuberger Berman Group LLC
- January 25, 2018

Savant Capital Llc increased its stake in Amazon Com Inc (AMZN) by 13.35% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. The Artemis Investment Management Llp holds 66,532 shares with $2.66M value, down from 113,587 last quarter. (more...)
Trump says shutdown was 'nice present' from Democrats Trump says shutdown was 'nice present' from Democrats
- January 25, 2018

The government officially shut down just after midnight Saturday when the Senate could not muster enough votes to advance a new spending bill. It is expected to pass easily, and House approval is expected later. Although past government shutdowns have done little lasting damage to the United States economy, they can rattle financial markets. "We're not going to reopen negotiations on illegal immigration until they reopen the government and give you, our soldiers and your families, the ... (more...)
Third State with Deaths of Lassa Fever Third State with Deaths of Lassa Fever
- January 25, 2018

Awka - Dr. Joe Akabuike, Anambra State Commissioner for Health, has dismissed the rumour of Lassa Fever spread in the state, noting that the test carried out on three suspected patients were negative. "We need to be proactive in the way and manner we handle health-related and other issues, which is why the present administration is committing so much to the sector". (more...)
Heart attack risk high with one cigarette a day Heart attack risk high with one cigarette a day
- January 25, 2018

The team then pooled the results and analysed how smoking one or five cigarettes a day affected health compared with smoking 20 a day. The figures were 32 per cent and 34 per cent for women. Prof Hackshaw said the increased risks of cardiovascular illness were over the course of a lifetime but damage could be done in just a few years of smoking. (more...)
Meatballs shipped to Texas recalled over listeria Meatballs shipped to Texas recalled over listeria
- January 25, 2018

Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today". The recall notice did not indicate whether those distributors have sent the recalled meatballs to other states. If you have purchased these products, do not use them. Anyone who purchased the item is urged to not consume them and either throw it away or return it from the place of purchase. (more...)
Has $1.53 Million Position in Paychex, Inc. (PAYX)
- January 25, 2018

Insider ownership decreased by a total of 50950 shares, which suggests that PAYX's key executives are feeling less optimistic about the outlook for the stock. 184,902 are owned by Millennium Management Ltd Liability Company. (NASDAQ:PAYX) also presenting perceptible condition of profitability, it has ROA of 11.40%, the very positive ratio starts from +15% and very negative hits to -15%. (more...)
Report to Congress: E-cigarettes may have long-term negative health effect Report to Congress: E-cigarettes may have long-term negative health effect
- January 25, 2018

In the best-supported category, the team reports conclusive evidence that completely switching to e-cigarettes can cut down on a smoker's exposure to the toxic and cancer-causing chemicals found in regular cigarettes. Young people who vape are at a higher risk for ever using a conventional cigarette than young people who don't - substantial evidence . EATON: E-cigarettes are addictive. (more...)
Man accused of threatening massacre at CNN arrested Man accused of threatening massacre at CNN arrested
- January 25, 2018

The affidavit filed on Friday by the Federal Bureau of Investigation did not specify what the caller said about Jews or name any Jewish individuals. A spokeswoman did not respond to a question regarding how many threatening calls or messages the network and its employees have received in recent years. (more...)
Flu could raise heart attack risk, Canadian study says Flu could raise heart attack risk, Canadian study says
- January 25, 2018

Kwong and his colleagues used confirmed cases of flu, analyzing 364 heart attacks from mid-2008 through mid-2015 among Ontario residents age 35 or older who were registered with the province's publicly funded health insurance program. "These are people who are sick enough to see a doctor and the doctor was anxious enough to actually swab the patient" to test for the virus, said Dr. (more...)
NH man bites police dog NH man bites police dog
- January 25, 2018

And it happened in New Hampshire. "He bit the dog, the dog bit him, he ended up getting Tasered", Killary said. The police dog, named Veda, was cleared medically to return to duty. That suspect ignored commands to come out both from troopers and the home owner. According to the New Hampshire Canine Trooper's Association, K-9 Veda entered a trailer, where a shooting suspect was holed up and was trying to hide under a pile of clothes. (more...)
KSP now says 18 hurt, 2 killed in Marshall County shooting KSP now says 18 hurt, 2 killed in Marshall County shooting
- January 25, 2018

At least one of the victims suffered a gunshot wound to the face. The FBI is working with federal, state and local law enforcement partners investigating the shooting, it said on Twitter . Three people were killed when a student opened fire into a prayer circle, and five more were injured. Parents working to locate their children have been asked to go to Marshall Middle School in Calvert City, Kentucky, Marshall County High School or Marshall County Hospital. (more...)
BidaskClub Upgrades United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) to Buy
- January 25, 2018

Furthermore, it has price to sale ratio of 1.83 that signifies the value placed on each dollar of a firm's sales or incomes. When getting into the markets, most investors realize that riskier stocks may have an increased potential for higher returns. (more...)
Royal Rumble To Be Held Outdoors In 2019 Royal Rumble To Be Held Outdoors In 2019
- January 25, 2018

Both Owens and Zayn took their verbal shots at Styles, with Zayn professing the pain they're going to cause Styles after they take his title on Sunday - and this brought out the champion. Styles' hatred of Owens would end up being his downfall, however, as he left the ring to dump KO off the stretcher. Zayn pinned Styles after a Helluva Kick and a Blue Thunder Bomb. (more...)
Racist Trump immigration ad links Dems to 'pure evil' murderer Racist Trump immigration ad links Dems to 'pure evil' murderer
- January 25, 2018

Jackson proceeded to gush about every aspect of Trump's health, from his height to the size of his feet, before concluding that, "It's my expert medical opinion that the president has a rockin' bod, with the flawless cushion for the pushin'". (more...)
These two new monkey clones are a huge milestone in genetic research These two new monkey clones are a huge milestone in genetic research
- January 25, 2018

The two long-tailed macaques - dubbed Zhong Zhong and Hua Hua - were born eight and six weeks ago. They have not yet exhausted different modulation possibilities to yield the highest reproduction efficiency, but their goal is to make it so that as few as possible monkeys need to be used in the process. (more...)
Obasanjo's letter to Buhari wrongly channeled - APC Youth leader Obasanjo's letter to Buhari wrongly channeled - APC Youth leader
- January 25, 2018

Bukar, however, appealed to Buhari to address several developments in the country, challenging him to lead the effort to seek a pragmatic approach to addressing the frequent clashes between cattle herders and their host communities across the country, highlighting the adverse impact of the clashes on the growth of the agriculture sector. (more...)
Black Panther's Sister Shuri Is 'the Smartest Person in the World' Black Panther's Sister Shuri Is 'the Smartest Person in the World'
- January 25, 2018

Since this element is capable of absorbing kinetic energy, it allows the Black Panther to be bulletproof. Once headed up by the late T'Chaka, this operatic family set-up is the foundation on which Black Panther is built, and with little over three weeks to go until its theatrical release here in the States, Marvel (via CBM) has premiered a ton of content created to bring you closer to Wakanda, the most advanced and isolated landmass on the planet. (more...)
Cwm LLC Has $27.93 Million Stake in Apache Co
- January 25, 2018

Foyston Gordon & Payne Inc who had been investing in Apache Corp. for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $18.19 billion market cap company. Andra Ap holds 50,600 shares. The correct version of this news story can be accessed at https://www.dispatchtribunal.com/2018/01/23/7648-shares-in-apache-co-apa-purchased-by-palo-capital-inc.html. (more...)