Medicine


Greeting cards sought for sick boy who may not see Christmas Greeting cards sought for sick boy who may not see Christmas
- November 07, 2017

Despite the outlook, Thompson's disease continued to progress. Jacob's mom, Michelle Thompson Simard, said the response has been incredible. Therefore, on October 11, he was brought to the hospital, where he might live his last moment of life. (more...)
Forty million fire extinguishers recalled Forty million fire extinguishers recalled
- November 07, 2017

Fire officials are urging people to check their fire extinguishers after a recall of nearly 38 million Kidde brand extinguishers. The extinguishers were manufactured from 1973 through August 2017. According to the recall notice, the extinguishers involved include those with plastic handles and nozzles which may fail when needed. The agency said there have been 391 reports of failed or limited activation or nozzle detachment, including the one death, about 16 injuries and about 91 reports of ... (more...)
Paradise Papers Reveal Apple Found New Tax Haven Paradise Papers Reveal Apple Found New Tax Haven
- November 07, 2017

Ireland tried to fight the EU's decision, fearing it may force out several multinational corporations who have set up shell-companies in the European Union state to benefit from its tax rules. The selective treatment allowed Apple to pay an effective corporate tax rate of 1 percent on European profits in 2003, according to the commission a year ago. (more...)
Red Cross reports major fraud during West Africa Ebola outbreak Red Cross reports major fraud during West Africa Ebola outbreak
- November 06, 2017

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has confirmed the theft and said it is "outraged" that people connected to the organization would take part in such fraud. The organization is investigating additional fraud in Guinea, where it says a "clearance service" provider was giving it fake or over-estimated bills, leading to the loss of about $1.17 million dollars there. (more...)
GP app could put unnecessary pressure on doctors GP app could put unnecessary pressure on doctors
- November 06, 2017

Eligible patients can book video consultations with Global Positioning System, and if a prescription is required, the GP will send this on to a local pharmacy for collection following the consultation. Professor Helen Stokes-Lampard feared the program would only benefit younger and healthier people. Stokes-Lampard added: "We understand that, with increasingly long waiting times to see a GP, an online service is convenient and appealing, but older patients and those living with more complex ... (more...)
Price of gasoline climbing in northern New England Price of gasoline climbing in northern New England
- November 06, 2017

The reduced supply could push prices higher in the coming days. GasBuddy's daily survey of more than 1,200 gas outlets in ME says price has risen 4.6 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $2.50. Petersburg-Clearwater ($2.26) and Orlando ($2.30). Despite recent fluctuation in prices at the pump, AAA forecasts that the national average gas price will decrease as the holidays approach. (more...)
Geelani won't meet interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma, says Hurriyat Conference Geelani won't meet interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma, says Hurriyat Conference
- November 06, 2017

Despite repeated attempts NC president Farooq Abdullah and son Omar Abdullah could not be reached. "We told him that the issue should be resolved by talks and dialogue should be held with all stakeholders including the separatist leaders". (more...)
Telecom department to make re-verification of mobile nos with Aadhaar easier
- November 06, 2017

If not, you are required to interface your Aadhaar card with bank accounts by December 31, 2017, a due date commanded by the Government. "The time for linking mobile phone number with Aadhaar can not be changed by the government independently (as it is approved by the SC)", the Center claimed to the media in an interview. (more...)
We Are Ready To Engage Niger Delta Avengers - FG We Are Ready To Engage Niger Delta Avengers - FG
- November 06, 2017

The Avengers' threat, according to reports, has unsettled the government at the centre. In reaction, the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Usani Uguru, after a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari said the government is ready to engage with the militants. (more...)
Womb transplants could allow men to have babies Womb transplants could allow men to have babies
- November 06, 2017

He does not doubt that "to have a chance at motherhood through this surgery wants transgender women , born men". If womb transplantation for natural women becomes available, hospitals would also have to offer it to transgender women because of equalities legislation. (more...)
Deshaun Watson Tweets After Injury: 'I Already Miss It' Deshaun Watson Tweets After Injury: 'I Already Miss It'
- November 06, 2017

According to Jay Glazer of Fox Sports, the Texans are weighing whether or not Kaepernick could take over for Watson, who suffered the injury in practice, ending his outstanding rookie season. In his most recent start, in Week 1's 29-7 loss at home to the Jaguars, Savage completed 7 of 13 pass attempts for just 62 yards and no touchdowns. (more...)
PDP sweeps Enugu Council Polls
- November 06, 2017

Also, an explosion, suspected to have been caused by an improvised explosive device , rocked Enugu as voters were coming out to cast their votes. At Igbariam Primary School and Emmanuel Church polling units, Achara Layout, in Enugu South, Umuchigbo Nike Ward 1 in Enugu East, Enugu North Ward 11, some of the voters left the venue after waiting for over three hours. (more...)
Urban Mobility conference in Hyderabad from Nov 5 Urban Mobility conference in Hyderabad from Nov 5
- November 05, 2017

On Saturday he attended inaugural ceremony of the three day Conference and exhibition on Urban Mobility organized by the Union ministry of housing and urban affairs in a joint venture with Telangana government and CODATU , an organisation based in Paris engaged in urban mobility. (more...)
IS claims 'ongoing' attack on Yemen government bastion
- November 05, 2017

Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) has claimed responsibility for the attack. "Heavy armed confrontations are still taking place between our jihadists and the security soldiers in the area and a number of armored vehicles were destroyed", the statement read. (more...)
NFL Football Denver Broncos at Philadelphia Eagles Start Time, Betting Odds NFL Football Denver Broncos at Philadelphia Eagles Start Time, Betting Odds
- November 05, 2017

The return of Sanders would provide Brock Osweiler with a full complement of playmakers offensively, which the Broncos haven't really had all year when you combine injuries to Sanders, Bennie Fowler, Devontae Booker at running back, as well as other dings and bruises. (more...)
Kohli picks Shoaib, Irfan as the bowlers he wouldn't want to face Kohli picks Shoaib, Irfan as the bowlers he wouldn't want to face
- November 05, 2017

In a candid interview with Gaurav Kapur, Kohli revealed that in the initial stage of his career, there was indeed a bowler he was reluctant to face. Shoaib Akhtar , Pakistan's former paceman, heaped praise on Virat Kohli, saying he was better off not bowling at the Indian batting star during his career. (more...)
AbbVie Inc. (ABBV) Shares Sold by BRITISH COLUMBIA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT Corp
- November 05, 2017

Apple Inc now has $891.00 billion valuation. This represents a $2.84 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.12%. About 59.40M shares traded or 128.20% up from the average. Capital Research Global Investors increased its position in shares of AbbVie by 1.2% during the second quarter. Its up 0.01, from 0.99 in 2017Q1. Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of ABBV. (more...)
SANA: Dozens killed, injured in Syria refugee camp blast SANA: Dozens killed, injured in Syria refugee camp blast
- November 05, 2017

Earlier on Saturday, the British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said at least one Islamic State vehicle bomb killed dozens of people at a refugee gathering on the east side of the Euphrates River. Deir Ezzor is the center of Syria's oil production and a regional hub for commerce. The Euphrates Valley border area was the heart of the "caliphate" IS proclaimed in 2014 and is now its last redoubt, where a US-led coalition supporting the military effort said around 1,500 jihadist ... (more...)
Mugabe Threatens To Fire VP Mnangagwa Mugabe Threatens To Fire VP Mnangagwa
- November 05, 2017

The Zimbabwean leader said he was annoyed by the VP and his allies who have relentlessly insulted him and his wife, especially those in Mnangagwa's home provinces of Midlands and Masvingo. "The latter knows that we now want our position back", said Dr Grace Mugabe, vowing that she is not afraid to speak the truth, even if soldiers are to shoot her for that. (more...)
PP Chilled Food Packaging Market Professional Survey Report 2017 PP Chilled Food Packaging Market Professional Survey Report 2017
- November 05, 2017

Companies Mentioned are Sealed Air, Dupont, Amcor Limited, Tetra Pak, Victory Packaging, Frontier Packaging, Polymer Packaging, Shantou Kaixuan, Continental Packaging, LINPAC Packaging. The study of emerging PP Chilled Food Packaging market segments and the existing market segments will help the readers in planning the business strategies . (more...)
Universal Health Services Inc (NYSE:UHS) 2017 Q2 Sentiment
- November 05, 2017

Segment Wealth Mngmt Limited Company holds 9,177 shares or 0.29% of its portfolio. Chicago-based equity research firm Zacks Investment Research has assigned this stock ABR (Average Brokerage Recommendation) of 1.69, indicating analysts in general look favorably on the company's future prospects. (more...)
The Analysts give average Rating of "Hold" to Potbelly Corp. (PBPB)
- November 05, 2017

Potbelly Corporation (PBPB) traded down $0.45 during mid-day trading on Monday, reaching $11.05. Shares of KTP Holdings Ltd (0645.HK) have a 200-day moving average of 1.29. It has underperformed by 32.32% the S&P500. Potbelly Corporation owns and operates Potbelly Sandwich Works sandwich shops in the United States. The stock has a market cap of $277.64, a price-to-earnings ratio of 26.74, a P/E/G ratio of 1.84 and a beta of 0.90. (more...)
Scientists decode mechanism to help quit unwanted thoughts Scientists decode mechanism to help quit unwanted thoughts
- November 05, 2017

Previous research on human inability to suppress intrusive thoughts has focused on underperforming GABA in the prefrontal cortex, the part of your brain that controls decision-making and memory. As the current discovery shows a more specific mechanism involved in memory retrieval and suppression, perhaps experts may be closer to understanding the mechanisms surrounding such mental health problems . (more...)
Yosemite's Tioga, Glacier Point roads to close due to weekend storm Yosemite's Tioga, Glacier Point roads to close due to weekend storm
- November 04, 2017

Yosemite National Park will close the Glacier Point Road and Tioga Road to all vehicular traffic at 5:00 pm on Thursday, November 2, 2017 due to incoming winter storms. The Sierra Nevada, which stretches 400 miles up and down California, received 2 to 6 inches of snow - a welcome gift for ski resorts preparing to open for the season in the next week or two. (more...)
Synovus Financial Corp Acquires 4679 Shares of Medtronic PLC (MDT)
- November 04, 2017

The stock of Medtronic plc . Insiders own 0.31% of the company's stock. 1832 Asset L P holds 1.05% or 2.62M shares in its portfolio. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.03 earnings per share. Hedeker Wealth Ltd Liability invested 1.4% of its portfolio in Medtronic plc . RBC Capital Markets maintained it with "Buy" rating and $90.0 target in Friday, September 22 report. (more...)
Houthis Fire Ballistic Missile at King Khalid Int'l Airport in Riyadh Houthis Fire Ballistic Missile at King Khalid Int'l Airport in Riyadh
- November 04, 2017

The Yemeni ministry also said the attack was conducted using a Yemeni-made, long-range ballistic missile called the "Burqan 2H". Saudi forces have reported shooting down missiles fired by Houthi rebels in Yemen on multiple occasions this year. (more...)
NHAI threatens to ban top infra companies for three years
- November 04, 2017

With the government's highway construction target at 40 km per day and now in the range of around 25 km per day, the pace of work without private participation can not be achieved with a bouquet of construction majors kept out of bidding for new projects, sources said. (more...)
Caffeine Associated With Reduced Mortality in CKD — ASN Caffeine Associated With Reduced Mortality in CKD — ASN
- November 04, 2017

The researchers found a dose-dependent inverse association between caffeine and all-cause mortality. "These results suggest that advising patients with CKD to drink more caffeine may reduce their mortality", Vieira said in a statement. The authors concluded that urinary uromodulin "might serve as a robust predictor of rapid kidney function decline and help to better schedule arrangements for future treatment". (more...)
RSI Reading Suggests Turnaround Time For: Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM)
- November 04, 2017

Corporate insiders own 0.23% of the company's stock. In related news, insider Drago Azinovic sold 14,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 30th. (NYSE:PM) earned "Buy" rating by CLSA on Monday, November 14. The company was maintained on Thursday, October 12 by JP Morgan. The stock has "Hold" rating by UBS on Wednesday, June 21. (more...)
Men could become pregnant and have babies 'tomorrow', claims expert Men could become pregnant and have babies 'tomorrow', claims expert
- November 04, 2017

In addition, hormones might have to be given to replicate the changes that occur while a woman is pregnant. While Paulson insisted there was plenty of room for a uterus to be transplanted into the male body, a natural birth would not be possible. (more...)