Medicine


Study Warns Disrupted Sleep Cycles Could Be Linked To Alzheimer's Study Warns Disrupted Sleep Cycles Could Be Linked To Alzheimer's
- January 30, 2018

Musiek, first author on the study. New research from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has found strong evidence that disruptions in sleep cycles could be an early, preclinical sign of Alzheimer's disease. Only later would the behavioral symptoms of Alzheimer's appear. The researchers also conducted a separate study in mice showing that similar circadian disruptions accelerate the development of amyloid plaques in the brain, which is linked to Alzheimer's. (more...)
Mysuru, Mandya, Hassan least polluted cities in Karnataka Mysuru, Mandya, Hassan least polluted cities in Karnataka
- January 30, 2018

Further, Delhi with 290 units was the worst-polluted city in terms of ranking of the cities based on PM10, followed by Faridabad (272 units), Bhiwadi (262 units) and Patna (261 units). However, cities in south also need focused and time bound action plan to bring air quality to achieve the World Health Organization standards, showing a pathway for other cities across India. (more...)
CDC warns public after rise in reported flu cases CDC warns public after rise in reported flu cases
- January 30, 2018

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, only two in five people in the nation receive a flu vaccination prior to the beginning of the season. To lower the odds that you'll get adenovirus, Adalja recommends washing your hands frequently and trying to steer clear of people with a cough, if possible. (more...)
Astronauts Could One Day Eat Their Own Poop In Space ... Kind Of Astronauts Could One Day Eat Their Own Poop In Space ... Kind Of
- January 30, 2018

One man's trash is another man's treasure. They then exposed the artificial waste to various microbes. At 9Honey Kitchen we are regularly fascinated by the odd and unusual things that astronauts are subjected to for dinner in space in the hopes that somehow, somehow, we can feed them food that looks ok, tastes like home and still manages to save space and pack all the nutrients they need. (more...)
Cops look at phone records in auto wash shooting Cops look at phone records in auto wash shooting
- January 30, 2018

Officers found four bodies and two injured people - including the suspected gunman, identified as Timothy Smith, 28. Smith apparently shot the victims with the AR-15 and the 9 mm, police said. "I was told my husband was cheating on me with (one of the victims), and that she had broken up with her previous boyfriend two days ago, and he went insane and shot them all", she said. (more...)
Here's the reason why 'Harry Potter' has been banned from 'Mastermind' Here's the reason why 'Harry Potter' has been banned from 'Mastermind'
- January 30, 2018

Mastermind producer Mark Helsby has revealed the BBC2 quiz show's most popular subject and it's pretty magical. Mastermind , which has hosted contestants in its famous black chair since 1972, is made at dock10 in MediaCityUK. Discussing what our specialist subject would be on 'Mastermind' has become a regular talking point among the HuffPost Entertainment team. He aded: 'Some of the very popular literary subjects such as the Chronicles of Narnia or Roald Dahl probably wouldn't be ... (more...)
Jim Kirk Named Editor in Chief of the Los Angeles Times Jim Kirk Named Editor in Chief of the Los Angeles Times
- January 30, 2018

The newspaper reported that Kirk was previously publisher and editor of the Chicago Sun-Times and joined Tronc in August. The unrest, and the unexplained suspension on Friday of a well-regarded business editor in the newsroom, has sparked media speculation about the direction of the paper. (more...)
Acquires 2168 Shares of Celgene Co. (NASDAQ:CELG)
- January 30, 2018

The Symmetry Peak Management Llc holds 36,150 shares with $3.81M value, up from 32,800 last quarter. Riverpoint Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Celgene Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $81.30 billion market cap company. (more...)
Supreme Court crisis: CJI Dipak Misra, four judges to meet on Wednesday Supreme Court crisis: CJI Dipak Misra, four judges to meet on Wednesday
- January 30, 2018

In November past year, complaints of corruption against justice Shukla were received by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra , who then set up an in-house inquiry committee to probe the allegations. "Justice Shukla disgraced the values of judicial life, acted in a manner unbecoming of a judge", lowered the "majesty, dignity and credibility of his office" and acted in breach of his oath of office . (more...)
World Cup the long-term goal, ODI series the aim now World Cup the long-term goal, ODI series the aim now
- January 30, 2018

Ultimately, when the disappointment of losing the third Test was overcome and the incessant talk of the pitches was put aside, Gibson maintained that South Africa could be proud of a 2-1 series against the No 1-ranked Test team. The Aussies will have their own pace arsenal to call upon as Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood and Pat Cummins all did well in the recent Ashes series that Australia won at home. (more...)
Another Chicago-area school closes due to flu Another Chicago-area school closes due to flu
- January 30, 2018

The school district met with county and state health officials Monday and chose to close. "I know that this may be an inconvenience, but this year's flu is extremely contagious and risky", Ganan wrote in a letter to parents on the school website. (more...)
Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan to form healthcare company for employees
- January 30, 2018

The ambitious goal, they said, was in the early planning stages, but the nature of the announcement could send a shockwave through the health industry. "Our group does not come to this problem with answers". Each of the companies already has some interplay with the health care system. The bank also found that the USA spent 18% of gross domestic product on healthcare, up from 13% in 2000. (more...)
DE to kick off Heart Month with Wear Red Day Feb. 2 DE to kick off Heart Month with Wear Red Day Feb. 2
- January 30, 2018

The annual Ashley County "Go Red" event is a celebration of the strides healthcare has taken towards improving the heart health of women and the recognition that the fight against heart disease is far from over in the county. - Cardiovascular diseases kill almost 50,000 black women annually. Visit GoRedForWomen.org for more information on preventing heart disease in women. (more...)
Flu season sees highest activity in almost 10 years Flu season sees highest activity in almost 10 years
- January 30, 2018

Locally, Wolfson Children's Hospital has seen a huge spike in patients with flu symptoms. Flu hospitalizations have increased across the nation and in Mesa County. So far this season state health officials have confirmed around 34-hundred flu cases - including 12 deaths. "I don't even want her in the emergency room, no", he said. (more...)
Drug peddler nabbed after he declares income of Rs. 40L! Drug peddler nabbed after he declares income of Rs. 40L!
- January 30, 2018

Earning crores, he had bought a swanky auto and property and was renting a villa on Kanakapura Road at Rs. 40,000 a month. Rachappa a tenth-pass, came under the radar of the police a couple of months back when he filed for income tax returns , decaring Rs. (more...)
Brutal rape of 8-month-old infant in Delhi shocks the nation Brutal rape of 8-month-old infant in Delhi shocks the nation
- January 30, 2018

Later, when the child's mother who works as a maid in a nearby locality returned home and she found the child in pool of blood. When she came back, she saw blood-soaked bed and clothes of the child. The accused initially denied sexually assaulting the baby, but police suspicions were confirmed when he fled shortly after. "Now, Suraj has confessed his crime". (more...)
Couple contracts parasites walking barefoot on Caribbean beach Couple contracts parasites walking barefoot on Caribbean beach
- January 30, 2018

On the 21st, Stephens' feet also began to swell. "I think I might have complained about it a little bit more that my feet were really itchy, but mine didn't start swelling and everything until about the Sunday night". "At that point, that's when we freaked out a little", she said. The couple from Ontario were on a week-long getaway to the Dominican Republic earlier this month and stayed at the IFA Villas Bavaro Resort in Punta Cana. (more...)
Ranveer Singh gets his 'award' for Padmaavat-Deets inside Ranveer Singh gets his 'award' for Padmaavat-Deets inside
- January 30, 2018

In a previous interview at an award show, Ranveer confessed that he's inspired by Big B. It has taught me all the basic things that a film actor should know how to manipulate, things that I sadly did not: eyeline, the magnification of the frame, the power of imagination, the awareness of the camera, etc. (more...)
Proposed Anti-Plastic Straw Bill Draws Fire Proposed Anti-Plastic Straw Bill Draws Fire
- January 30, 2018

A California lawmaker recently introduced legislation that would prohibit servers from offering plastic straws at sit-down restaurants unless one is requested. Calderon took to Twitter to defend the bill suggesting the intent of the law is to bring awareness to detrimental effects of plastic straws on the environment. (more...)
PNC Financial Services Group Inc (PNC) Insider Sells 8011 Shares of Stock
- January 30, 2018

More interesting news about The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc . The stock price volatility for last week at the close of regular trading was 1.39%, pushing the figure for the whole month to now reaching 1.18%. 378.89 million shares or 0.65% less from 381.37 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Ig Invest Mgmt Ltd has 402,400 shares. Heartland Advsrs Incorporated holds 0.66% or 75,942 shares. (more...)
Vaping may trigger most cancers - but it surely's nonetheless safer than smoking Vaping may trigger most cancers - but it surely's nonetheless safer than smoking
- January 30, 2018

Millions of people smoke tobacco cigarettes, but many are giving up cigarettes for electronic ones in belief that e-cigarettes are less addictive and safer. "It would seem clear based on the number of toxic substances and the lack of combustion that e-cigarettes should be lower risk than tobacco cigarettes". (more...)
Thrasher lifts some restrictions on Greek life while introducing new measures Thrasher lifts some restrictions on Greek life while introducing new measures
- January 30, 2018

FSU President John Thrasher announced the new policy changes Monday, nearly three months after instituting an indefinite suspension for all fraternities and sororities on campus. "I think that would be unreasonable given all the good things that are going on with Greek life at Florida International University". "Our students have acknowledged and demonstrated their understanding of our university values and expectations", Thrasher said. (more...)
Shares Bounding to a New High Mark: Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS)
- January 30, 2018

Ancient Art Lp who had been investing in Fossil Group Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $457.86M market cap company. The stock increased 1.13% or $1.87 during the last trading session, reaching $167.34. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Friday, October 6 by BMO Capital Markets. Investors sentiment increased to 0.94 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.06, from 0.88 in 2017Q2. (more...)
Apple CarPlay Now Supports WhatsApp to Send and Receive Messages Apple CarPlay Now Supports WhatsApp to Send and Receive Messages
- January 30, 2018

Apple's CarPlay solution now supports its first third-party messaging app, as users of Facebook-owned WhatsApp can now send and receive messages in the vehicle. Users can have their WhatsApp conversations read to them, dictate replies, and more without taking their hands off the wheel. Once updated and connected to CarPlay, WhatsApp will function like any other messaging app but can only be used in accordance to the strict rules Apple has for CarPlay apps. (more...)
Outfitter Advisors LTD. Acquires Shares of 3156 British American Tobacco PLC (BTI)
- January 30, 2018

It has outperformed by 1.08% the S&P500. Ratan Capital Management Lp decreased Symantec Corp (SYMC) stake by 15.36% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Intrust Bank Na bought 12,863 shares as the company's stock rose 13.21% with the market. Torch Wealth Mngmt Limited Com has invested 1.36% in Microchip Technology Incorporated (NASDAQ:MCHP). Institutional investors own 9.32% of the company's stock. (more...)
Stock Performance Check on Shares of Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:MXIM)
- January 30, 2018

The firm has "Sell" rating given on Friday, January 26 by Leerink Swann. BMO Capital Markets has "Hold" rating and $55.0 target. Recently, investment analysts covering the stock have updated the mean rating to 2. 32,629 were accumulated by State Common Retirement Fund. Coe Cap Ltd Liability reported 5,845 shares. A company with higher PE ratio is more worthy against a company with lower PE ratio. (more...)
Global Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance System (GLASS) Global Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance System (GLASS)
- January 30, 2018

Others were those that cause a range of diseases, including pneumonia and meningitis. Among patients with suspected bloodstream infection, the proportion that had bacteria resistant to at least one of the most commonly used antibiotics ranged widely - from zero to 82 per cent - between different countries. (more...)
Sealing drive: AAP to stage protest at Civic Centre from Tuesday Sealing drive: AAP to stage protest at Civic Centre from Tuesday
- January 29, 2018

Attacking AAP over the disqualification of 20 of its MLAs for holding offices of profit, Dikshit said if the party believes it can break rules and get away with it, it is living under a "fallacy". The Delhi High Court in 2016 had set aside the AAP government's order appointing 21 MLAs as parliamentary secretaries since it lacked the approval of the Lieutenant Governor (LG). (more...)
$1.29 EPS Expected for General Motors Company (GM)
- January 29, 2018

The stock traded within a range of $42.99 and $43.56. About 4.95 million shares traded. For the next 5 years, General Motors Company is expecting Growth of 12.1% per annum, whereas in the past 5 years the growth was 25.87% per annum. GM's profit will be $1.83B for 8.43 P/E if the $1.29 EPS becomes a reality. According to analysts polled by Zacks Research, the current average broker rating on shares of General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) is 2. (more...)
Patriots TE returns to practice, remains in concussion protocol Patriots TE returns to practice, remains in concussion protocol
- January 29, 2018

Leading his team from a 28-3 deficit to a 34-28 overtime victory in Super Bowl LI over the Falcons , Brady was able to pull off the comeback of the century. In the past few years, there has been one player who has consistently stepped up in the playoffs, and now he is nearly expected to come up big whenever he is needed. (more...)