Medicine


Hospitalization from opioid overdoses spike in Alberta Hospitalization from opioid overdoses spike in Alberta
- September 15, 2017

An average of almost eight Canadians per day died a year ago from opioid overdoses , mostly involving the potent drug fentanyl, and the crisis has since deepened, the government said Thursday. "The population may reflect more seniors and more chronic use of opioids, it could just reflect more availability of drugs on the street", said Michael Gaucher from CIHI. (more...)
Hospital staff circulated photos of patient's genital injury, investigation reveals Hospital staff circulated photos of patient's genital injury, investigation reveals
- September 15, 2017

That's when O.R. staff allegedly took cell phone photos of the injury and showed them to other employees and family members. "UPMC is committed to ensuring that our patients' health information remains confidential". "Staff were educated by the clinical coordinator of the operating room regarding correct operation of the camera". The report did not mention any fines against the hospital or UPMC. (more...)
FDA Permits Marketing of reSET Mobile App for SUD Treatment FDA Permits Marketing of reSET Mobile App for SUD Treatment
- September 15, 2017

So just how does an app assist in addiction therapy? The product combines patient-facing interventions and assessments via a mobile device, with clinician-facing dashboards and data analytics on the back-end. People who exclusively abuse alcohol are excluded, too. Pear's lead product, reSET , is an FDA-cleared 12-week interval prescription therapeutic for Substance Use Disorder (SUD) to be used as an adjunct to standard, outpatient treatment. (more...)
Lady Gaga hospitalized with 'severe pain,' cancels Brazil performance Lady Gaga hospitalized with 'severe pain,' cancels Brazil performance
- September 14, 2017

Following the public reveal that Lady Gaga suffers from fibromyalgia - an incurable disorder that causes widespread pain - the singer has been hospitalized for what she calls "severe pain". The 31-year-old entertainer spoke to her fans on her Instagram and Twitter pages after revealing that she has Fibromyalgia . She posted a photo on Instagram of her arm with a needle in it and a tube running outside the photo's frame. (more...)
ICICI Lombard General Insurance IPO opens on Friday ICICI Lombard General Insurance IPO opens on Friday
- September 14, 2017

Ltd on Thursday said it has raised Rs1,624 crore by allowing shares to institutional investors as part of its anchor book allocation. Nomura, Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, Kuwait Investment, Goldman Sachs, Reliance Nippon, DSP BlackRock and Franklin Templeton are among the anchor investors. (more...)
Minn. Officials Halt Line 3 Pipeline Minn. Officials Halt Line 3 Pipeline
- September 14, 2017

Eight different alternatives were outlined. Enbridge has secured construction permits in Canada and Wisconsin' for the 1,000 mile pipeline that would transport nearly 800,000 barrels per day. Governor Mark Dayton says he won't weigh in until the public comment period is over. "This document (from the Commerce Department) will arouse considerable controversy", he said in a statement. (more...)
Of America Increases Position in Medtronic PLC (NYSE:MDT)
- September 14, 2017

Huntington National Bank boosted its stake in shares of Medtronic PLC by 10.9% in the second quarter. Walter & Keenan Financial Consulting Company acquired 13,024 shares as Medtronic Plc ( MDT)'s stock rose 5.51%. Corporate insiders own 0.25% of the company's stock. Sg Americas Secs reported 356,019 shares. Moreover, Commonwealth Serv Llc has 0.04% invested in Medtronic plc. (more...)
Dera spokesperson Dilawar Insan arrested for inciting violence in Panchkula Dera spokesperson Dilawar Insan arrested for inciting violence in Panchkula
- September 14, 2017

There was large scale violence following the sect head's conviction which left 35 people dead in Panchkula and six in Sirsa. The police said it was making efforts to nab Ram Rahim's confidant and adopted daughter, Honeypreet, and key Dera functionary, Aditya Insaan who they believed are still in the country. (more...)
Boston Advisors LLC Acquires 2389 Shares of Abbott Laboratories (ABT)
- September 14, 2017

Altaba Inc. (AABA) remained successful in beating the consensus-estimated $0.14 as it actually earned $0.18 per share in its last reported financial results. 103 funds opened positions while 481 raised stakes. The company has market cap of $1.55 billion. (NYSE:LOW). The British Columbia - Canada-based Connor Clark Lunn Management Limited has invested 0.15% in Lowe's Companies, Inc. (more...)
Indian doctor stabbed to death by patient Indian doctor stabbed to death by patient
- September 14, 2017

The suspect, whom local media identified as Umar Rashid Dutt, then drove in a vehicle to the Wichita Country Club, where a security guard saw him around 7.40pm sitting in the auto, with blood on his clothes and immediately alerted the police, after which he was taken into custody. (more...)
American Red Cross program gives hurricane victims cash American Red Cross program gives hurricane victims cash
- September 14, 2017

Each of the more than 100 men and women who signed up for the day-long training have expressed an interest in traveling to Florida and Texas to help out with the disaster response following the floods. Follow the Indiana Region on Twitter at: @INRedCross, on Instagram at: @indianaredcross or www.facebook.com/INRedCross . On Wednesday in Saratoga Springs, the American Red Cross of Eastern New York hosted its latest "Disaster Boot Camp". (more...)
Netflix Renews 'Atypical' For Second Season Netflix Renews 'Atypical' For Second Season
- September 14, 2017

Academy Award winning producer Seth Gordon ( Baywatch , The Goldbergs , Horrible Bosses, The King of Kong) also executives produces and directed two episodes in the first season. His journey of self-discovery prompts the rest of his family to evaluate what it means to be "normal". Leigh also is credited as a producer. Currently, the show holds a 66 Metascore and an 8.1 user score on Metacritic , and a 77 percent approval rating and a 91 percent audience rating on Rotten Tomatoes . (more...)
Artificial Sweeteners Could Increase Type 2 Diabetes Risk In 'Just Two Weeks' Artificial Sweeteners Could Increase Type 2 Diabetes Risk In 'Just Two Weeks'
- September 14, 2017

Researchers who tracked more than 3,000 diabetes sufferers over 11 years found that regular caffeine consumption was linked to women living longer compared to those who drank none at all – but that it has no effect on men with the condition. (more...)
Pfizer, Astellas prostate cancer drug clears late-stage trial
- September 14, 2017

Neal Shore. Pfizer acquired Medivation Inc in 2016, taking on its earlier agreement with Japan's Astellas to jointly develop and commercialize the drug. The study met its primary endpoint of demonstrating a statistically valid increase in metastasis-free survival (MFS) compared to ADT. Preliminary analysis from the trial suggested a safety profile comparable to that observed with enzalutamide in previous studies. (more...)
Aluminum lead Market Development Trends, Key Manufacturers And Competitive Analysis 2017 Aluminum lead Market Development Trends, Key Manufacturers And Competitive Analysis 2017
- September 14, 2017

Automated Truck Loading System industry research report analyzes, tracks, and presents the Global and United States market size of the major players in every region around the world. Further in the report , the Global Aluminum lead Industry is examined for capacity, production, production value, cost/profit, supply/demand and Chinese import/export. (more...)
Saudi Arabia Rejects Call for UN Probe Into Yemen War Crimes Saudi Arabia Rejects Call for UN Probe Into Yemen War Crimes
- September 14, 2017

On Tuesday, the Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor called on the UN Human Rights Council to conduct an independent global investigation into abuses against Yemenis. On Monday, the United Nations human rights chief called for urgent investigation into Saudi Arabia's airstrikes against civilians in Yemen. The UK has approved the sale of more than $4billion of weapons to Saudi Arabia since it entered the war in 2015. (more...)
Gas prices are up, and Hurricane Harvey is to blame Gas prices are up, and Hurricane Harvey is to blame
- September 14, 2017

The cheapest price for regular unleaded in Modesto within 48 hours was $2.75 at Modesto Truck Plaza, Seventh Street near East Hatch Road, according to modestogasprices.com on Wednesday morning. In its latest statewide survey of gas prices, AAA said the average price of gas throughout Northern California was $3.14 a gallon, up 18 cents from last month. (more...)
Illamasqua hires transgender model Munroe Bergdorf Illamasqua hires transgender model Munroe Bergdorf
- September 14, 2017

In the post, the 29-year-old wrote that all she did not have the "energy" to keep discussing "the racial violence of white people anymore". After people began using the hashtag #BoycottLOreal in response to Bergdorf's comments, L'Oréal announced that it was ending its partnership with the model, who had been part of their #AllWorthIt campaign along with Cheryl Cole and Katie Piper, saying her comments were at odds with the company's values. (more...)
Watch Maggie Gyllenhaal Address Rumored Taylor Swift Song Mention Watch Maggie Gyllenhaal Address Rumored Taylor Swift Song Mention
- September 14, 2017

The thing is, it's kind of a mystery to her, too. Let us refresh her (and possibly your) memory. "Why would Taylor Swift's scarf be in Maggie Gyllenhaal's house?" you ask? "You know, I never understood why everybody asked me about this scarf", Gyllenhaal said. (more...)
APC Calls for Calm — IPOB Clashes APC Calls for Calm — IPOB Clashes
- September 14, 2017

IPOB had claimed that soldiers in three patrol vans and an Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC) shot and injured some of its supporters at Kanu's country home at Afara Ukwu Ibeku, Umuahia . He said he had asked the chairman of the Council to send the photograph of the damaged office to him. But Musa denied the allegation that the military laid a siege to Kanu's residence, maintaining that the exercise is not targeted at the leader of IPOB. (more...)
Head looking forward to going up the order Head looking forward to going up the order
- September 14, 2017

While talking to Times of India , the 42-year-old, said that Australian team should "not engage" in verbal battles or "staring competitions" with Indian Skipper Virat Kohli instead try to get the Indian captain out of his comfort zone with "disciplined" bowling. (more...)
Will Germany's Angela Merkel win fourth term? Will Germany's Angela Merkel win fourth term?
- September 14, 2017

Merkel explained that she was raised in an area of eastern Germany where there was no support for families of disabled children, and noted that in modern Germany, one of the "great advantages of German unity" is the ability to "see what you could do with support". (more...)
Bengaluru FC makes it to AFC Cup Inter-Zonal final Bengaluru FC makes it to AFC Cup Inter-Zonal final
- September 14, 2017

Ceres Negros FC ended its remarkable run in the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Cup after settling for a 1-1 draw in the second leg of the Interzone semifinals and surrendering a 1-5 result on aggregate to FC Istiklol on Tuesday night at the Panaad Park and Stadium in Bacolod City. (more...)
Michael Bennett sits during national anthem, brother Martellus holds fist in air Michael Bennett sits during national anthem, brother Martellus holds fist in air
- September 14, 2017

Both Bennett and Lynch remained seated during The Star-Spangled Banner before the Seahawks and Raiders season-opening games as part of a continuing wave of protests that began a year ago with former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick. (more...)
Vitamin D deficiency may increase multiple sclerosis risk Vitamin D deficiency may increase multiple sclerosis risk
- September 14, 2017

The disease can leave people wheelchair-bound by severely damaging their muscles. It is known as the sunshine vitamin as it is produced in your skin in response to sunlight and some foods that are a rich source of vitamin D. Office workers, pregnant women and the elderly are among those said to be at risk of falling dangerously low on vitamin D. The study conducted by Harvard TH, Chan School or Public Health says that measuring vitamin D levels could help identify one's risk, which goes on ... (more...)
Women more likely to lose interest in sex after a year Women more likely to lose interest in sex after a year
- September 14, 2017

Men are interested in sex no matter how long they have been in a relationship. "These findings suggest that for women early sexual experiences may shape future sexual encounters/relationships to a greater extent than for men", the report, an analysis of the third National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles, said. (more...)
Woman Raped by Cabbie Near Golden Jubilee Park in Delhi, Accused Held Woman Raped by Cabbie Near Golden Jubilee Park in Delhi, Accused Held
- September 14, 2017

She was on her way to Ludhiana as she failed to search for a job in Delhi. According to police, the complainant in her statement said that she reached the railway station around 11 pm on Monday from Noida, where her brother lives and bought a general train ticket of for Ludhiana. (more...)
Marcelo Signs New Contract With Real Madrid Marcelo Signs New Contract With Real Madrid
- September 14, 2017

The left-sided footballer received his marching orders in the 89th minute of Saturday's 1-1 draw at Santiago Bernabeu, and Marca has now reported that he will be unavailable for the next two La Liga games. Last week, club president Florentino Perez called for an overhaul of La Liga's refereeing establishment and urged more transparency on how referees are appointed and managed. (more...)
Ryan school seeks transfer of trial from Haryana to Delhi
- September 14, 2017

Tulsi told the bench that the Sohna Bar Association has passed a resolution saying no lawyer would appear for the accused in the brutal murder of Pradhuman Thakur, a seven-year-old student who was found with his throat slit inside the school's washroom on September 8. (more...)
SPCA reunites animals with pet owners after Hurricane Irma SPCA reunites animals with pet owners after Hurricane Irma
- September 14, 2017

A flight of more than 100 shelter animals was supposed to leave Miami before the hurricane hit. Wednesday morning, the team from ASPCA ushered dogs with tails a'-waggin' and cats - oh so apprehensive - into protective orange carrier crates, loaded them into a Rescue Ride bus, and prepped for the voyage. (more...)