Medicine


Gov. Jerry Brown declares state of emergency over California's hep A outbreak
- October 17, 2017

California is expected to place an order for more hepatitis A vaccines after Gov. The California Department of Health (CDPH) has already distributed nearly 80,000 doses of the adult vaccine, according to the CDPH's official press release on the declaration; however, more doses will be needed to appropriately respond to and control the outbreak. (more...)
Safe standing: Shrewsbury Town reach crowdfunding target Safe standing: Shrewsbury Town reach crowdfunding target
- October 17, 2017

Shrewsbury , who decided that crowdfunding was needed to raise the money, revealed that they have reached the target, with contributions from nearly 1,000 individuals and companies. Clubs in England's top two divisions have been legally required to have all-seater grounds since the measure was recommended by a report into the 1989 Hillsborough disaster, which saw 96 Liverpool fans killed in crushes caused by over-crowding in a standing area. (more...)
Tenet Healthcare Corp. (THC) Tenet Healthcare Corp. (THC)
- October 17, 2017

However, the company's most recent quarter increase of 67.5% looks attractive. It was reported on Oct, 16 by Barchart.com . Tenet Healthcare Corporation New (NYSE: THC ) had an increase of 5.8% in short interest. 34,745 were reported by Goldman Sachs Grp. Royal Bank Of Canada restated a "hold" rating and set a $25.00 target price on shares of Tenet Healthcare Corporation in a research report on Tuesday, July 18th. (more...)
Transenterix Inc (TRXC) Expected to Announce Earnings of -$0.09 Per Share Transenterix Inc (TRXC) Expected to Announce Earnings of -$0.09 Per Share
- October 17, 2017

From the start of year 2017 to present date TRXC reported surged performance of 12.31%. This analysis is based on historical data about the stock's monthly performance given the overall trends of the market and particular indicators within the market. (more...)
Members Of Hyderabad Family Found Dead, Including 4-Year-Old
- October 17, 2017

While the bodies of a man and a two-year-old child were found in a parked vehicle on the Outer Ring Road, three women were found lying in bushes nearby. Reddy's phone remained switched off since last evening after which a missing complaint was lodged. Based on the call data available in the mobiles of the deceased, the police are gathering more information that whether it was a suicide case or a murder case. (more...)
HPV: Oral Sex Risks Men Need to Know Before Performing Cunnilingus HPV: Oral Sex Risks Men Need to Know Before Performing Cunnilingus
- October 17, 2017

Of those cases, 59 percent are women and 41 percent are men. For instance, some types of HPV can cause warts or verrucas. Almost 20 per cent of men with genital HPV infections also had oral HPV , compared to just over four per cent of men without genital HPV, the researchers also found . (more...)
Shamim Ruff Sells 11500 Shares of Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc. (SRPT) Stock
- October 17, 2017

A number of other equities analysts have also commented on the stock. Janney Montgomery Scott increased their price target on shares of Sarepta Therapeutics from $65.00 to $73.00 and gave the stock a "fair value" rating in a research report on Monday, July 24th. (more...)
Police 'killed 33' in Kenya poll action Police 'killed 33' in Kenya poll action
- October 17, 2017

Kenya police killed at least 33 people in Nairobi during demos sparked off by August 8 presidential poll results, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch research shows. Mr Odinga, in a press statement, also pointed an accusing figure at the acting Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matinag'i and the Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinnet accusing them of "facilitating security officers to execute a murderous expedition against unarmed and innocent civilians". (more...)
911 calls capture unfolding crisis at Florida nursing home where patients died 911 calls capture unfolding crisis at Florida nursing home where patients died
- October 17, 2017

In the first call from the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills during the early hours of September 13, an unidentified employee tells the dispatcher a patient is in cardiac arrest. The second call came an hour later. "She's not breathing." "Her fingers started to change color". The nursing home and rehabilitation center is now a homicide investigation crime scene after the state revoked the facility's license on September 20 and the home laid off all 245 workers the same day. (more...)
Delta passenger says she was told to stop singing national anthem Delta passenger says she was told to stop singing national anthem
- October 17, 2017

Some people were enthusiastic about singing and said they would join while others chose not to participate. A Delta Air Lines flight attendant stopped passengers from singing the national anthem after they learned that the flight was carrying the remains of an Army Green Beret killed in Africa. (more...)
Nigeria confirms three cases of monkeypox Nigeria confirms three cases of monkeypox
- October 17, 2017

The outbreak of the Monkeypox disease was first reported in Bayelsa . Bayelsa State Commissioner for Health, Prof Ebitimula Etebu, who briefed journalists in Yenagoa, said the deceased medical history did not suggest he had a mental illness, nor was he suffering from depression. (more...)
Being in shape and learning lead to longer life Being in shape and learning lead to longer life
- October 17, 2017

Carried out by researchers from the University of Edinburgh, the team analysed genetic information from more than 600,000 people alongside records of their parents' lifespan, and included data from 25 separate population studies from Europe, Australia and North America. (more...)
Man killed north of Dundalk after tree falls on his auto Man killed north of Dundalk after tree falls on his auto
- October 17, 2017

The R132 is now closed. The news has been reported by the Dundalk Democrat . The first occurred when a branch fell on a vehicle in Waterford. A man in his 30's has died in a chainsaw accident while trying to clear a fallen tree in County Tipperary. (more...)
'The Alienist' Gets a Second Trailer and Premiere Date
- October 17, 2017

Though it's set in New York City at the end of the 19th century, the series was actually filmed in Budapest, Hungary, and the trailer shows off impressive production values from costumes to production design to cinematography. This one has director Jakob Verbruggen and executive producer Cary Fukunaga (who was originally going to direct) overseeing an adaptation of Caleb Carr's crime-focused best-seller. (more...)
United States forces kill dozens of Daesh fighters in Yemen United States forces kill dozens of Daesh fighters in Yemen
- October 17, 2017

The Pentagon says US airstrikes on two Islamic State training camps in Yemen have killed dozens of Islamic State fighters. The United States also considers the Yemen-based al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) to be the militant group's most risky branch. (more...)
Peoples Democratic Party sarpanch shot dead in South Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party sarpanch shot dead in South Kashmir
- October 17, 2017

In scuffle, he said, one militant Shaukat Falahi was also killed. Earlier this month, another former sarpanch, Ghulam Rasool Ganie was shot dead by terrorists in Mattan area of south Kashmir's Anantnag. "The militants shot dead their associate Showkat Kumar of Trenz and he has died", the SSP said. According to Director General of Police S P Vaid, three militants attacked former sarpanch Mohammad Ramzan Sheikh at Chack Harmona village in Shopian . (more...)
Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE:NBR) Under Analyst Spotlight Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE:NBR) Under Analyst Spotlight
- October 17, 2017

Nabors Industries's payout ratio is -9.41%. The stock decreased 0.95% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $7.28. Nabors Industries (NYSE: NBR ) opened at 8.79 on Tuesday. Matarin Mgmt Ltd reported 18,984 shares. Boston Advisors Limited Liability Company has invested 0.13% in Tupperware Brands Corporation (NYSE:TUP). Capstone Asset Management reported 23,571 shares stake. (more...)
Admin Will Likely Make 'Major Announcement' on Opioid Crisis Next Week Admin Will Likely Make 'Major Announcement' on Opioid Crisis Next Week
- October 17, 2017

At an impromptu news conference at the White House Monday, Mr. Trump said, "If I think it's 1 percent negative to what we want to do I'll make a change". A bill introduced by Marino and Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tennessee, weakened the DEA's authority to stop companies from distributing opioids. The industry worked behind the scenes with lobbyists and key members of Congress, including Marino, pouring more than a million dollars into their election campaigns, the newspaper reported. (more...)
England hospitals to ban 'super-sized' chocolate bars England hospitals to ban 'super-sized' chocolate bars
- October 16, 2017

Caroline Cerny, Obesity Health Alliance lead, praised the move but added more work needs to be done outside of hospitals to tackle obesity . Simon Stevens , chief executive of NHS England , said that the agency is "stepping up" its efforts to combat an issue that is causing "an epidemic of obesity, preventable diabetes, tooth decay, heart disease and cancer ". (more...)
Study reveals dying your hair could increase the risk of breast cancer Study reveals dying your hair could increase the risk of breast cancer
- October 16, 2017

Finnish researchers found in a separate study that women use hair dye were more likely to develop breast cancer. Concluding his study Professor Mokbel said, "Although further work is required to confirm our results, our findings suggest that exposure to hair dyes may contribute to breast cancer risk". (more...)
Woman at Las Vegas shooting loses California home to wildfires Woman at Las Vegas shooting loses California home to wildfires
- October 16, 2017

She hid for several hours in a nearby casino's conference room with other concertgoers and only got snippets of information from someone listening to a police scanner. "Unfortunately or fortunately - I guess, fortunately - the world does keep going, so there's things that need to be done", Flores said. Flores told her parents to start packing their things, and within five minutes, the fire had reached their driveway. (more...)
Australia elected to UNHCR as criticisms surround Congo election
- October 16, 2017

This is the fourth time Pakistan has been elected to the 47-member Council - the first success came in 2006 when the Council was created by the UN General Assembly. Australia joins Spain as a Western European and other States representative for the three-year term, replacing the Netherlands and Portugal. Australia's bid to serve on the council, however, has attracted criticism, most recently from World Vision Australia's boss, Tim Costello. (more...)
Richmond School pupils learn life-saving CPR skills Richmond School pupils learn life-saving CPR skills
- October 16, 2017

Restart a Heart Day was launched by the Resuscitation Council (UK) along with the British Heart Foundation, British Red Cross, St John Ambulance and Yorkshire Ambulance Service. Pupils at the Duchess's Community High School in Alnwick have been learning CPR today - Restart a Heart Day. A family from Sheffield are among those backing the campaign after 52-year-old Nigel Colton was resuscitated by his 15-year-old son Herbie.
Herbie said: "I didn't really think about it, adrenaline kicked in ... (more...)
Exelixis cancer drug meets key goal in late-stage trial (EXEL) Exelixis cancer drug meets key goal in late-stage trial (EXEL)
- October 16, 2017

The recommendation by the external data monitoring committee for terminating a trial typically paves the way for companies to get early regulatory approvals for their treatments in the United States. An FDA OK for an expanded label would broaden the drug's reach beyond kidney cancer and likely give Exelixis further momentum. The FDA granted Priority Review of the filing and assigned a Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) action date of February 15, 2018. (more...)
Probation violation prevents dad from donating kidney to son Probation violation prevents dad from donating kidney to son
- October 16, 2017

But Dickerson's criminal history is complicating matters. At first, he claims Emory Hospital officials in Atlanta weren't too concerned about his recent arrest sending a letter to the Gwinnett County Jail supporting his involvement in the upcoming procedure. (more...)
Gravitational waves detected from the collision of two neutron stars Gravitational waves detected from the collision of two neutron stars
- October 16, 2017

For the first time, scientists have caught two neutron stars in the act of colliding, revealing that these odd smash-ups are the source of heavy elements such as gold and platinum . "Right before two neutron stars collide, they circle each other about 100 times a second", Annis says. It is thought that at least some gamma ray bursts are associated with supernovae, however a subclass known as short-GRBs were hypothesised to result from the merger of binary neutron stars, although not ... (more...)
Actor and film maker Lekh Tandon passes away Actor and film maker Lekh Tandon passes away
- October 16, 2017

Lekh Tandon gave showbiz many successful films and serials and in 1978 also received Filmfare Best Screenplay Award for his film " Dulhan Wahi Jo Piya Man Bhaye ". "Will miss U. #RIP", he tweeted. Talking about Lekh Tandon, veteran actor Prem Chopra told indianexpress.com, "I am shocked to hear about his ( Lekh Tandon) death ". (more...)
Bengaluru building collapse: 3 dead, many feared trapped under debris Bengaluru building collapse: 3 dead, many feared trapped under debris
- October 16, 2017

They have been identified as Kalavathi (68), Ravichandran (48), Hariprasad (19) and Pavan Kalyan (18). Following the incident, Bengaluru Development Minister K.J George announced compensation of Rs 5 lakh each to next of kin of the deceased and Rs 50,000 to injured. (more...)
Joe Maddon Ejected After Overturned Call Goes Against The Chicago Cubs Joe Maddon Ejected After Overturned Call Goes Against The Chicago Cubs
- October 16, 2017

Cubs manager Joe Maddon called upon Brian Duensing and Lackey to handle the 9th instead of using closer Wade Davis , a pitcher many expected to see at some point in the inning. To me, this seems pretty straightforward: the trajectory of the ball did pull Contreras to his left, but is the flaring out of that leg a necessary movement for the goal of catching the ball? In order to activate Seager during this series, the Dodgers would need to place another player on the disabled list with an ... (more...)
Florida man gets $37500 after officer thought doughnut glaze was meth Florida man gets $37500 after officer thought doughnut glaze was meth
- October 16, 2017

Rushing told the Orlando Sentinel that he has been trying to open up a security business, but can't because of his arrest record. Dan Rushing received the settlement after suing the city of Orlando, according to the Orlando Sentinel . Mr Rushing spent 10 hours in jail before being released on a bond. It took a second test by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement to prove that it was sugar, and not meth. (more...)