Medicine


The three last wishes of Dr. Ruth Pfau The three last wishes of Dr. Ruth Pfau
- August 19, 2017

A symbol of selfness Dr. Ruth Katharina Martha Pfau was a German nun who dedicated her life to eradicating Leprosy in Pakistan and has been called Pakistan's "Mother Teresa". After witnessing the plight of leprosy patients, she chose to settle here. Born in Leipzig, Germany, in 1929, Pfau had seen firsthand the devastation wrought by World War II. (more...)
The Cleveland Clinic Pulls Its Fundraiser from Trump's Mar-a-Lago The Cleveland Clinic Pulls Its Fundraiser from Trump's Mar-a-Lago
- August 19, 2017

The cancellations follow the spectacular implosion of Trump's business councils this week over the president's insistence that counter-protesters shared the blame for violence at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia . (more...)
Put Some Water in that Whiskey — Science Says Put Some Water in that Whiskey — Science Says
- August 19, 2017

Eddie Russel, master distiller at the Wild Turkey bourbon manufacturer, told Popular Science, "Most of the bourbon makers when I was growing up - Booker Noe, Jimmy Russell, Elmer T. As the researchers explain, in mixtures that contained 45 vol-% of ethanol, guaiacol rose to the top of the mixture, giving the drink a more robust and traditional whiskey tang. (more...)
Sunny Leone Makes Her Fans Go Crazy In Kochi Sunny Leone Makes Her Fans Go Crazy In Kochi
- August 19, 2017

Sunny wrote about her visit to Kochi on Twitter, "This is an unbelievable video". Sunny Leone has a huge fan following in the country and we finally saw it when the actress landed in Kochi . "How could we return without getting a glimpse of her", said a breathless Anto Jacob. Some are comparing her to Khaleesi, the Mother of Dragons from Game of Thrones, who was surrounded and called "Mhysa" by a horde of slaves she freed from chains. (more...)
Heico Corporation (HEI) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Analysts
- August 19, 2017

The Firm also makes various types of electronic equipment for the aviation, medical, telecommunications and electronics industries. It has a 83.08 P/E ratio. Suntrust Banks Inc. now owns 12,918 shares of the aerospace company's stock worth $927,000 after buying an additional 194 shares during the period. Canaccord Genuity restated a "buy" rating and issued a $91.00 price target (up from $80.00) on shares of Heico Corporation in a report on Thursday, August 10th. (more...)
An adult site is eager to produce Season 3 of An adult site is eager to produce Season 3 of "Sense8"
- August 19, 2017

The homepage for that show is most definitely NSFW (unless, I suppose, you work at xHamster ) and can be found here . " XHamster is now one of the most trafficked websites on the internet", Hawkins wrote. The 2-hour finale of Sense8 will be released sometime in 2018, so the gang would have to move fast - and potentially risk Netflix's wrath - to continue the series beyond a movie-length finale. (more...)
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY) Upgraded to Strong-Buy at Vetr Inc Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY) Upgraded to Strong-Buy at Vetr Inc
- August 19, 2017

Jpmorgan Chase & Co now has $320.05B valuation. About 4.80 million shares traded. Royal Bank of Canada (NYSE:RY) has risen 16.29% since August 18, 2016 and is uptrending. Steinberg Asset has 55,090 shares. Budros Ruhlin And Roe invested in 23,852 shares or 0.45% of the stock. Berkshire Asset Management Llc Pa, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 193,271 shares. (more...)
Brandon Banks sentenced to 15 years in Vanderbilt rape trial Brandon Banks sentenced to 15 years in Vanderbilt rape trial
- August 19, 2017

The judge delivered the minimum sentence to Brandon Banks, who was convicted in June of aggravated rape and aggravated sexual battery. A fourth teammate testified against the others in exchange for a possible plea deal when his case eventually goes to trial. (more...)
Saudi coalition attacks kill many children in Yemen Saudi coalition attacks kill many children in Yemen
- August 18, 2017

Last year Saudi Arabia was initially included in the list but Ban Ki Moon, then secretary-general, backtracked after it threatened to stop funding. The report, which officials say is likely to be published next month, is issued in Guterres' name but was drafted by his special envoy for children and armed conflict, Virginia Gamba. (more...)
United Kingdom targets calories in next phase of childhood obesity plan United Kingdom targets calories in next phase of childhood obesity plan
- August 18, 2017

The agency said sugar reduction is a " vital first step " to tackling obesity in the United Kingdom, where one-in-three children are overweight or obese by the time they leave primary school and diagnosis of type 2 diabetes is on the rise in children. (more...)
Security manager sacked for harassing woman at Delhi's Aerocity hotel Security manager sacked for harassing woman at Delhi's Aerocity hotel
- August 18, 2017

She reported the whole incident to the Human Resource Department, but no action has been taken against the security manager so far. She claimed that Dahiya assaulted her by calling her in a hotel room. "He pulled my saree, but I resisted". When the woman, who used to work in guests relation department of the hotel, tried to escape, they blocked the room's exit. (more...)
Teens who vape might be more likely to try cigarettes, study suggests Teens who vape might be more likely to try cigarettes, study suggests
- August 18, 2017

The vast majority of these participants were non-smokers, while a few had already tried tobacco. But smokers who were only occasional users of e-cigarettes were less likely to quit smoking cigarettes . And occasional smokers at baseline were almost twice as likely to escalate their habit if they had tried e-cigarettes as were those who hadn't experimented with vaping (just over 24% compared with just under 13%). (more...)
Tina Fey Stress-Eats A Cake While Blasting Trump On 'Weekend Update' Tina Fey Stress-Eats A Cake While Blasting Trump On 'Weekend Update'
- August 18, 2017

Then she laid into Donald Trump . "Order a cake with the American flag on it like this one and just eat it", Fey said , explaining her plan on how to deal with the anger she feels watching white supremacists marching through the streets. "We stole from the Native Americans". "Who drove the auto into the crowd, Hillary's emails?!" she exclaimed. "And then when Ann Coulter crawls out of her roach motel and says, 'Well antifa attacked Republicans in Berkeley, ' and you're like, 'Ok, yard ... (more...)
Paladino removed from Buffalo School Board Paladino removed from Buffalo School Board
- August 18, 2017

Commissioner Mary Ellen Elia upheld the school board's application to remove Paladino as a member of the board. The announcement followed a months-long investigation, including a June hearing in Albany that spanned five days. The suit alleges that the members are using his disclosure of private information as a pretext to remove him from the board because of his comments about the Obamas. (more...)
Wie benched for morning matches as Europe go with rookie Hall Wie benched for morning matches as Europe go with rookie Hall
- August 18, 2017

Assured that Thompson, 22, is nearly over a virus that weakened her earlier in the week, US captain Juli Inkster has reprised a successful partnership from 2015 when Kerr, who at 39 is the oldest member of this year's USA team, and Thompson went 2-0-0 in their foursomes matches. (more...)
Charlottesville Violence: 'No place for violent racism, anti-Semitism,' says United Nations chief Charlottesville Violence: 'No place for violent racism, anti-Semitism,' says United Nations chief
- August 18, 2017

After clashes between the two sides at Saturday's (August 12) rally, a vehicle ploughed into opponents of the gathering, killing one woman and injuring 19 others. "And it is absolutely essential for us all to stand up against them everywhere and every time", Guterres said. United Nations human rights experts called on the United States on Wednesday to combat rising racist violence and xenophobia and to prosecute perpetrators of hate crimes . (more...)
FDA OKs Pfizer drug for rare, fast-killing type of leukemia FDA OKs Pfizer drug for rare, fast-killing type of leukemia
- August 18, 2017

B-cell precursor ALL is a rapidly progressing type of cancer in which the bone marrow makes too many B-cell lymphocytes, an immature type of white blood cell. Patients treated with the ADC had a median response duration of 8.0 months compared with 4.9 months for patients who responded to chemotherapy. Common side effects ( 20% of patients) associated with Besponsa include thrombocytopenia, neutropenia, leukopenia, infection, anemia, fatigue, hemorrhage, pyrexia, nausea, headache, febrile ... (more...)
Cloudflare terminates service to Daily Stormer Cloudflare terminates service to Daily Stormer
- August 18, 2017

The Daily Stormer previously had domain registration through GoDaddy . Cloudflare Chief Executive Matthew Prince told employees that he woke up this morning in a bad mood and chose to kick them off the internet. The company will continue to take down any similar campaigns in the future as well. Services like Cloudflare will effectively control what speech remains online and what doesn't. (more...)
Gov. Scott to have lunch with Trump, meet with Kelly Gov. Scott to have lunch with Trump, meet with Kelly
- August 18, 2017

Before sitting down with Trump, Scott is scheduled to meet at 12:15 p.m. with White House Chief of Staff John Kelly , the former head of U.S. Southern Command in Miami. Appearing in Madison later in the day Wednesday, Walker declined to say whether he thought the president or his remarks were racist. But with Trump embroiled in controversy about the Charlottesville comments, the lunch meeting drew criticism from Democrats. (more...)
Shawn Mendes Will Kick Off MTV Unplugged' Revival Shawn Mendes Will Kick Off MTV Unplugged' Revival
- August 17, 2017

Shawn Mendes , who's now No. 1 at Top 40 radio with his latest single, "Nothing Holdin' Me Back", will kick off the reboot with a performance from downtown Los Angeles' Theater at Ace Hotel. Mendes, the chart-topping 19-year-old singer-songwriter who is also performing at the MTV VMAs on August 27, will give his fans the opportunity to hear his songs differently than ever before while introducing them to the Unplugged brand. (more...)
Mosquitoes with West Nile Virus found in Mahoning County Mosquitoes with West Nile Virus found in Mahoning County
- August 17, 2017

So far this year, West Nile virus activity has been reported in 28 California counties, including neighboring Sacramento and Placer counties. According to the same MDH report, West Nile virus has also been reported in Covington, Forrest, Grenada, Hinds, Humphreys, Jones, Leake, Leflore, Lincoln, Lowndes, Madison, Perry, Rankin and Scott counties in 2017. (more...)
Tiny Motors Deliver Ulcer Medication in Mouse Stomachs Tiny Motors Deliver Ulcer Medication in Mouse Stomachs
- August 17, 2017

This micromotor-enabled delivery approach is a promising new method for treating stomach and gastrointestinal tract diseases with acid-sensitive drugs, researchers said. In the study, the motors were also packed with a dose of clarithromycin, an antibiotic used to fight respiratory and skin infections as well as the Helicobacter pylori bacteria, which causes stomach ulcers. (more...)
Morning Runner: Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI)
- August 17, 2017

Trust Co. of Vermont raised its position in Kinder Morgan by 71.5% in the first quarter. Wellington Management Group LLP now owns 29,672,731 shares of the pipeline company's stock worth $645,086,000 after buying an additional 2,258,597 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
Blood test could detect cancer before symptoms show Blood test could detect cancer before symptoms show
- August 17, 2017

The blood test was able to positively confirm a cancer diagnosis in people who had one of the four biggest killer cancers - breast, colon, lung or ovarian. Each blood sample was screened with a panel of 58 genes commonly associated with a variety of cancers. Samples were processed within 2 hours from collection from the healthy individuals. (more...)
Peel Hunt Reaffirms Peel Hunt Reaffirms "Hold" Rating for Hikma Pharmaceuticals Plc (HIK)
- August 17, 2017

Numis Securities Ltd's target price would indicate a potential upside of 17.38% from the stock's previous close. The Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) rejection of its generic version of GlaxoSmithKline 's (GSK) asthma drug Advair in May due "major" issues with the application also hit the company's generics business. (more...)
Hyderabad: 16-year-old allegedly married off to 65-year-old Omani for money Hyderabad: 16-year-old allegedly married off to 65-year-old Omani for money
- August 17, 2017

NDTV reported that in her complaint she said that the girl was married and taken away without her consent and even provided photographs of the wedding to the police as proof. The mother also complained that she has been threatened by Sikander whenver she asked him to get his daughter back. The woman said her daughter cried every time she spoke to her and told her that she wanted to return to Hyderabad . (more...)
Probiotic, Oral Therapy Work, Study Shows — Peanut Allergy Cure Probiotic, Oral Therapy Work, Study Shows — Peanut Allergy Cure
- August 17, 2017

Two-thirds of the children that received the treatment have become desensitized to peanuts and this has lasted up to four years after the treatment. 'At the end of treatment, and even four years later, many of these children who had benefited from our probiotic peanut therapy could now live like a child who didn't have peanut allergy '. (more...)
NCPCR asks parents, teacher to be vigilant — Blue Whale game NCPCR asks parents, teacher to be vigilant — Blue Whale game
- August 17, 2017

The petitioner had also sought the constitution of a team to ensure that all the links and other material relating to the game are taken down from the cyber space. Once they get in touch with such teens, they administer the game to them by sending out a set of challenges, ending with the challenge of committing suicide. (more...)
Bengaluru's Bellandur Lake continues to spill thick toxic foam Bengaluru's Bellandur Lake continues to spill thick toxic foam
- August 17, 2017

Residents who complain about coming in contact with toxic froth flying all around, have expressed fear about them developing disease. This is not the first time this has happened in the area, with similar "clouds" of toxic foam spilling out of the Bellandur and Varthur in October 2015. (more...)
Philippines snatches first medal of 2017 SEA Games via sepaktakraw Philippines snatches first medal of 2017 SEA Games via sepaktakraw
- August 17, 2017

Sam Tan was Singapore's only other gold medallist in archery. The latter then picked it up in the second and final round to end up with 391 points to get the Games' first gold. Indonesia led the medal tally after winning two golds in Wednesday's run, followed by Malaysia with a gold, silver and bronze. Indonesia defeated Thailand 225-222 for the men's team bronze while Philippines claimed the women's bronze by beating Vietnam 233-230. (more...)