Medicine


Alabama files legal case against opioid manufacturer Purdue Pharma Alabama files legal case against opioid manufacturer Purdue Pharma
- February 07, 2018

In 2015, Opioid had accounted for over 5.8 million prescriptions of the state at the rate of 1.2 prescriptions per person, the highest drug prescribing rate in the U.S. However, the director of Purdue Pharma has denied the state's allegations and has asserted that the firm follows the guidelines of the CDC while prescribing opioids for severe pain. (more...)
Drinking hot tea 'can increase risk of oesophageal cancer' Drinking hot tea 'can increase risk of oesophageal cancer'
- February 07, 2018

Very hot tea combined with heavy alcohol consumption could up the risk of oesophageal cancer by five-fold, according to research. This suggests that chemical compounds and adverse thermal effects associated with hot tea can potentially lead to cancer among those already at risk, and that future efforts to tackle oesophageal cancer should take this into account. (more...)
Wild ride continues at Wall Street Wild ride continues at Wall Street
- February 07, 2018

The Dow Jones Industrial Average shed more than 800 points in a period of 10 minutes - in the course of the afternoon, the Dow fell by 4.6%. The Dow had a more than 1,100-point difference between its high and low yesterday. Trump has, repeatedly, taken credit for each and every rise in the stock market since coming into office last January. "We have a new and untested Fed Chair". (more...)
PDP reacts to Tinubu's appointment as APC reconciliation committee chairman PDP reacts to Tinubu's appointment as APC reconciliation committee chairman
- February 07, 2018

The Ekiti APC is divided ahead of the July governorship election. The story is also similar in Kano State where the two major gladiators in the state chapter of the party, Governor Umar Ganduje and his predecessor, Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso, are up in arms against each other. (more...)
Flu activity widespread during Super Bowl 52 Flu activity widespread during Super Bowl 52
- February 07, 2018

Sunday's average viewership of 103.4 million that watched the Eagles win their first Super Bowl in franchise history on NBC did rank as the 10th-highest viewed program in US history. Here are some of the best reactions from Twitter following the game. It knowingly comments on Super Bowl advertising itself, which viewers always love. (more...)
Boy, 11, dies after falling by means of ice on NYC pond Boy, 11, dies after falling by means of ice on NYC pond
- February 07, 2018

Perez who was standing by the side of the frozen pond immediately went into the water in order to pull his friend out. Perez successfully assisted his friend out of the icy water, but while doing so, he tumbled in himself. Perez was found under a break in the ice and he was not breathing. "God take him in there, he need him, he need the angel". Police said that Perez died at the hospital after two hours. (more...)
Hyundai Super Bowl Commercial 2018: Ref to the Rescue Hyundai Super Bowl Commercial 2018: Ref to the Rescue
- February 07, 2018

Then, the Philadelphia native had some bad luck. "For one, Pink probably spat out a cough drop or something NOT gum, seeing as how she has the flu and just yesterday had no voice ", posted one. This year's Super Bowl event's selfie kid, Timberlake's tribute to the iconic Minneapolis musician, Prince , who died last year, and the National Anthem performance have become a talk of the town. (more...)
Up to a foot of snow in the forecast for Wednesday
- February 07, 2018

Heavy snow is expected; plan on hard driving conditions including during the Wednesday morning commute, the Weather Service said . The game is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. Counties included in the advisory Tuesday are: Atoka, Bryan, Carter, Coal, Cotton, Garvin, Jefferson, Johnston, Haskell, Hughes, Latimer, Le Flore, Love, Marshall, Murray, Muskogee, Pittsburg, Pushmataha, Pittsburg and Sequoyah, the weather service reports. (more...)
Union Budget 2018-19: Is Agriculture an Enterprise? Union Budget 2018-19: Is Agriculture an Enterprise?
- February 07, 2018

Jaitley surprised critics by declaring that his government had already adhered to this pricing benchmark for most crops in the ongoing rabi-sown (winter) season. Besides increasing MSP for kharif crops to 1.5 times the production cost. In wheat, it is in the region of 44%-45%, but in other crops it is just 20%-30%. (more...)
Super Bowl viewership smallest since 2009
- February 07, 2018

Arizona Cardinals, 98.7 million) in February 2009. "As far as the gremlins that got me into this mess, you can cough at me for the rest of your lives". "I've arrived at another one of my dreams which is slowly becoming a sort of nightmare", the 38-year-old pop star went on. "I'm sorry." Pink will sing "The Star-Spangled Banner" on Sunday at the U.S. (more...)
DNA match of the suspect found in Asma's murder case DNA match of the suspect found in Asma's murder case
- February 07, 2018

On January 14, body of the four-year-old Asman was found in nearby sugarcane fields. Dr Saeed said that the case was resolved by tracing a drop of blood on a leaf in the sugarcane field where the minor was killed. While hearing a case involving the murder of a medical student in Kohat on Tuesday, the Supreme Court slammed the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police for failing to nab the culprits in rape and murder cases. (more...)
Micron Technology (MU) Updates Q2 Earnings Guidance
- February 07, 2018

Swiss National Bank now owns 3,874,503 shares of the semiconductor manufacturer's stock valued at $152,384,000 after purchasing an additional 49,200 shares during the last quarter. (NASDAQ:ULTA) for 11,463 shares. Wolverine Asset Mgmt Limited Liability invested in 172,769 shares or 0.08% of the stock. (NASDAQ:ULTA) for 2,048 shares. (more...)
Plaint against anchor Anasuya Bharadwaj in Hyderabad Plaint against anchor Anasuya Bharadwaj in Hyderabad
- February 07, 2018

The footage is going viral and creating lot of buzz on the social media. According to reports , a woman approached the Tarnaka police station in Hyderabad along with her son, and said that Anasuya had broken their mobile phone. Then they tried to capture her pic on their mobile and irritated Anasuya threw the mobile away resulting breaking of the mobile's screen. "But I always oblige", she said. (more...)
French drug firm admits anti-dengue vaccine not registered in Europe French drug firm admits anti-dengue vaccine not registered in Europe
- February 07, 2018

At the height of the controversy, Sanofi returned to the government more than $30 million, or half of the total purchase price, representing the unused Dengavaxia vaccines when the health department stopped the anti-dengue programme. Paediatrician and panel member Juliet Sio-Aguilar, from the University of the Philippines-Philippine General Hospital (UP-PGH), said the team was recommending further studies as it was hard to directly connect the three deaths to Dengvaxia. (more...)
We are not garbage collectors, SC tells Centre for filing incomplete affidavit We are not garbage collectors, SC tells Centre for filing incomplete affidavit
- February 07, 2018

Qadri told the court that the Centre had so far received information from 22 states on the setting up of state-level advisory boards under the Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016. When it was suggested that the Delhi model could be emulated elsewhere in the country, Justice Lokur quipped that the national capital should not be a role model for the country since it was grappling with the "terrible problem" of air pollution. (more...)
Maine woman finds 3-inch lizard in lettuce Maine woman finds 3-inch lizard in lettuce
- February 07, 2018

The new mother of a 10-week-old newborn went in to take a bite, but her fork hit something firmer than an avocado slice. Carr, a registered haematology-oncology bone marrow transplant nurse told WMUR , "I put my fork into my salad and realized after a couple bites and realized my fork was not in an avocado slice, it was in a lizard". (more...)
Cancer vaccine eliminates tumor in mice Cancer vaccine eliminates tumor in mice
- February 07, 2018

Levy said the procedure "uses a one-time application of very small amounts of two agents to stimulate the immune cells only within the tumor itself". Researchers said one agent has already been approved for use in humans, while the other has been tested for human use in several unrelated clinical trials. (more...)
Kate Middleton Helps Children Realize Their Full Potential With Place2Be PSA Kate Middleton Helps Children Realize Their Full Potential With Place2Be PSA
- February 07, 2018

She made her remarks in footage especially recorded for children's mental health charity Place2Be, as part of Children's Mental Health Week 2018. 'Be yourself' - that's the simple message from Kate Middleton , for children trying to find their place in the world. (more...)
NTSB Investigators Discuss Causes Of NJ TRANSIT, LIRR Crashes NTSB Investigators Discuss Causes Of NJ TRANSIT, LIRR Crashes
- February 07, 2018

An injured passenger is taken from the Atlantic Terminal in the Brooklyn borough of NY after a Long Island Rail Road train hit a bumping block. In both accidents, locomotive engineers failed to stop their trains as they entered a terminal station - crashing into concrete "bumping posts" at the end of the tracks. (more...)
Markets Right Now: Dow falls another 500, then recovers Markets Right Now: Dow falls another 500, then recovers
- February 07, 2018

The consensus among investors remains that interest rates and inflation concerns are among the reasons for the market volatility . "What Americans are witnessing now is...a return to normal market behavior, which has never followed a straight line", Ruchir Sharma, the chief global strategist at Morgan Stanley Investment Management, wrote in the New York Times on Tuesday. (more...)
ISIS beaten, U.S. troops reportedly start Iraq drawdown ISIS beaten, U.S. troops reportedly start Iraq drawdown
- February 07, 2018

Al-Hadithi explained that the agreement was reached "after the victory achieved by the Iraqi forces against the forces of terrorism", adding that the nature of the next phase requires a presence of another kind. The reported agreement comes three months ahead of Iraqi elections in which the presence of U.S. troops in the country is expected to be a divisive issue. (more...)
Eagles' first Super Bowl can't reverse falling NFL TV audience Gerry Smith Eagles' first Super Bowl can't reverse falling NFL TV audience Gerry Smith
- February 07, 2018

Admittedly, we knew This Is Us was going to put up big numbers last night as there's no better lead-in than the Super Bowl , and the episode promised to answer all of the lingering questions about Jack's death. The teams combined to set or tie more than two dozen Super Bowl records along the way. "With an all-time Top 10 audience, the Super Bowl once again proved that it's the most dominant and consistent property on television", said Mark Lazarus, Chairman, NBC Broadcasting & Sports. (more...)
Silvio Berlusconi pledges to deport 600000 illegal immigrants Silvio Berlusconi pledges to deport 600000 illegal immigrants
- February 07, 2018

Silvio Berlusconi has pledged to deport 600,000 illegal immigrants from Italy should his coalition enter government after elections on March 4th, as tensions simmer over the shooting of six Africans by a far-right extremist on Saturday. (more...)
Yale Students, UConn Professor Reportedly Took Selfies With Severed Heads Yale Students, UConn Professor Reportedly Took Selfies With Severed Heads
- February 07, 2018

Last year, a University of Pittsburgh Medical Center hospital in Bedford, Pennsylvania, was cited by health officials for multiple violations after staff took photos and videos of a patient being treated for a foreign object lodged in their genitals. (more...)
Gay Florida politician exposes why Publix grocery won't protect workers from HIV Gay Florida politician exposes why Publix grocery won't protect workers from HIV
- February 07, 2018

The Florida-based supermarket chain, under fire for refusing to cover drugs used in the HIV prevention strategy known as pre-exposure prophylaxis, sent out a series of tweets today saying the company has chose to add the coverage. When taken as prescribed, PrEP has been shown to be more than 90 percent effective against contracting HIV. The company is one of the few Fortune 500 companies that did not participate in the Human Rights Campaign's 2018 Corporate Equality Index , which is used as ... (more...)
Hot Trending Stocks: Lockheed Martin Corporation (LMT), Itau Unibanco Holding SA (ITUB)
- February 07, 2018

Euclidean Technologies Management Llc who had been investing in Css Inds Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $228.71 million market cap company. HOLDSWORTH GEOFFREY also sold $214,377 worth of WD-40 Company (NASDAQ:WDFC) shares. BRYANT ANDY D sold $3.99 million worth of stock or 89,087 shares. (more...)
Flu deaths in Arkansas up to 122 with months left in season Flu deaths in Arkansas up to 122 with months left in season
- February 07, 2018

The Arkansas Health Department says it's recorded almost 30 more flu-related deaths over the past week, bringing the total number this season to 122. "We're continuing to urge Marylanders to get their flu shots, stay home from work if they are sick, and practice other preventative measures to stop the spread of flu". (more...)
Do You Have PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:PYPL) In Your Portfolio?
- February 07, 2018

Albion Financial Group UT now owns 10,682 shares of the credit services provider's stock worth $573,000 after purchasing an additional 145 shares in the last quarter. $73.23's average target is -4.36% below currents $76.57 stock price. Finally, Cantor Fitzgerald restated a "buy" rating and set a $85.00 price objective on shares of Paypal in a research report on Thursday. (more...)
Winter Olympics 2018: 110,00 condoms supplied for Pyeongchang games Winter Olympics 2018: 110,00 condoms supplied for Pyeongchang games
- February 06, 2018

Leading the US delegation to the Olympic Opening Ceremonies, Pence will bring to the games Fred Warmbier, the father of Otto Warmbier, the USA student who died in 2017 shortly after he was released from North Korean detention. But President Donald Trump's right-hand man made it clear that the occasion will primarily be an exercise in isolating North Korea and its leader, Kim Jong-Un. (more...)
Delhi shocker: Businessman shot dead in road rage incident Delhi shocker: Businessman shot dead in road rage incident
- February 06, 2018

The victim was identified as a 43-year-old man, Vinod Mehra was holding a post as a worker in Congress Seva Dal and stayed with his family in Delhi's Geeta Colony. "The bullet pierced the left side of the chest just below the heart", said Deputy Commissioner of Police (Northwest) Aslam Khan. The family has, however, claimed that they took Mehra in their own vehicle to the hospital and had also stopped at Timarpur Police Chowki for help. (more...)