Medicine


Family that doesn't feel pain could provide insights into pain relief Family that doesn't feel pain could provide insights into pain relief
- December 15, 2017

One of the main areas of the research is to understand the cause of congenital analgesia (inherited ability to feel reduced physical pain) which can lead to new pain relief therapies. The scientists then bred mice to possess the same ZFHX2 gene mutation found in the human blood samples. The study, which was published in the journal Brain , put the family through some thorough testing in search of an answer. (more...)
Delhi police get hoax bomb call Delhi police get hoax bomb call
- December 15, 2017

Two hours since the call has been made, police teams were scanning the market for the bomb but were yet to find anything. The threat letter was later declared to be a hoax. A bus full of Delhi Police personnel and a couple of fire engines could also be spotted at the market which is located close to iconic India Gate. The market, a popular shopping and culinary hub, is the most expensive retail location in India. (more...)
United Kingdom surgeon admits signing initials on patients' livers United Kingdom surgeon admits signing initials on patients' livers
- December 15, 2017

The case was "without legal precedent in criminal law", prosecutor Tony Badenoch said of the offences that occurred at Birmingham's Queen Elizabeth Hospital. Of the two patients while one is a man, the other is a woman. But don't burn your initials into people's livers if you are a transplant surgeon. Tracey told the Birmingham Mail "I wouldn't have cared if he did it to me". (more...)
Alibaba will sell cars with a vehicle vending machine Alibaba will sell cars with a vehicle vending machine
- December 15, 2017

TechCrunch reports that following e-commerce and retail giant Alibaba's announcement that they would help auto manufacturer Ford sell their electric vehicles in China, the company has revealed plans for a giant vehicle vending machine which would store multiple cars and allow customers to purchase a vehicle with the ease of purchasing a can of Coke. (more...)
Baby born with heart outside her chest survives Baby born with heart outside her chest survives
- December 15, 2017

Fifty doctors operated on her right after her birth . The doctors revealed to Wilkins' parents that she was suffering from ectopia cordis , in which heart and stomach grow externally, during a nine-week scan. Immediately after Vanellope was born, she was "immediately placed in a sterile plastic bag" to keep her organs sterile and tissues moist. "At around 50 minutes of age, it was felt that Vanellope was stable enough to be transferred back to the main theatre where she had been born to ... (more...)
Nigerian Governors Approve $1bn From Excess Crude Account To Fight Boko Haram Nigerian Governors Approve $1bn From Excess Crude Account To Fight Boko Haram
- December 15, 2017

According to him, the approval was announced during the 83rd NEC meeting by the Chairman of Nigerian Governors' Forum (NGF) and Governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari . As you know, there has been challenges of fuel supply in the country. The governor further said that the Petroleum Minister briefed NEC on the fuel situation and assured that the fuel crisis would be overcome nationwide in the next 48 hours because of availability of fuel in the strategic reserve. (more...)
Analytical Overview of Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD)
- December 15, 2017

It has underperformed by 42.16% the S&P500. Investigating the productivity proportions of business stock, speculator will discover its ROE, ROA, ROI remaining at 5%, 3% and 5.3%, individually. (NYSE:HD). Beacon Management holds 0% or 540 shares in its portfolio. Symons Capital Management Inc increased its stake in Rite Aid Corp. Among 19 analysts covering Altria Group Inc. (more...)
Aaron Rodgers Has Been Medically Cleared To Return To Football Aaron Rodgers Has Been Medically Cleared To Return To Football
- December 15, 2017

He was medically cleared to return late Tuesday night, and McCarthy said he's preparing to play Sunday. Head coach Mike McCarthy said that the team wouldn't rush him back, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport . "And that's one thing that's been clear the entire time with Rodgers is ever since he broke his collarbone, he was aggressive in his recovery to try to get ready for Week 15". (more...)
Sea turtles shocked by cold returned to Gulf of Mexico Sea turtles shocked by cold returned to Gulf of Mexico
- December 15, 2017

Lille says numerous turtles that were rescued were found by their volunteer patrols or by fishermen. Once the sea turtles display normal swimming ability, are eating regularly and pass a final health screening, they will be released back into the warmer waters of the Gulf Stream or from beaches in the southern USA where water temperatures are warmer. (more...)
Rana, first to confirm 'New Year' treat for audience Rana, first to confirm 'New Year' treat for audience
- December 15, 2017

It is a rare story about the relevance of nature in our lives, narrated through a wonderful relationship between a man and an elephant. He is quite connected to nature and animals and really understands them. The Rana starrer will be shot in three languages across different places in India and Thailand. The film was based on the mysterious disappearance of a Pakistani submarine. (more...)
Jerry Jones on Ezekiel Elliott's suspension making Dak Prescott better
- December 15, 2017

Since Elliott's absence, however, the Cowboys have been atrocious on offense. The good news for Jerry Jones . "Every day that he walks out there, he's got a chance to improve". Us running quarterbacks, we know that we're susceptible to that when we're running. Of course, reaching the 200-yard milestone will not be easy. "We got a better future because he's gone through this period of time without Zeke". (more...)
New Hampshire AG: Two-year-old died from blunt force trauma New Hampshire AG: Two-year-old died from blunt force trauma
- December 15, 2017

Wednesday night, the New Hampshire Attorney General announced charges against 32-year-old Mark Heath, a man family members say was Jacob's mother's boyfriend. For now, he is staying in jail. Heath has a lengthy criminal record, including five arrests since 2003. Those arrests stem from charges varying from animal cruelty, to ID theft, to stolen property, and resisting arrest. (more...)
Macron meets Richard Branson and Bill Gates seeking cash for climate change Macron meets Richard Branson and Bill Gates seeking cash for climate change
- December 15, 2017

The French leader has sought to boost the 2015 Paris climate accord on curbing emissions, which U.S. President Donald Trump renounced earlier this year. The 39-year-old president has positioned himself and his country as champions in the global fight against climate change since Trump's decision. Trump, who has called climate change a "hoax", was not invited to the summit. (more...)
First Trust Advisors LP Acquires 11747 Shares of EastGroup Properties, Inc. (EGP)
- December 15, 2017

About 619,011 shares traded or 25.24% up from the average. EastGroup Properties, Inc. (NYSE: EGP ) has risen 30.21% since December 13, 2016 and is uptrending. It has a 37.86 P/E ratio. The firm invests in real estate markets of the United States. Therefore 56% are positive. Apple Inc. had 339 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (more...)
Zaira's Case: Accused sent to judicial custody till December 22 Zaira's Case: Accused sent to judicial custody till December 22
- December 15, 2017

The incident came to light when Zaira shared the ordeal she had to go through in an Instagram story. Wasim starred in Dangal, one of Bollywood's highest grossing films. As she was crying, she said that she was very upset, and that no one is going to help the girls who are molested and abused by men. She was awarded the National Child Award for Exceptional Achievement earlier this year by India's President Ram Nath Kovind. (more...)
Edmonton Oilers vs. Nashville Predators - 12/14/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction Edmonton Oilers vs. Nashville Predators - 12/14/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction
- December 15, 2017

Todd McLellan thinks the Nashville Predators are the best team in the league right now. One of those home losses was the Predators' only regulation defeat in the last 11 games - a 5-3 setback to Vancouver on November 30. Defensively, the Edmonton Oilers are allowing 3.2 goals per game and are killing 73.3 percent of their opponents power plays. Subban's fifth of the year also marked the fifth time this year Vancouver has allowed a goal on the opposition's first shot. (more...)
FATA Reforms Bill to be presented in NA soon: Baloch FATA Reforms Bill to be presented in NA soon: Baloch
- December 15, 2017

He added that never before a bill had been taken out once it was made part of the agenda. The opposition leader also came hard on the politics in the name of religion and said using the name of religion for political goal was not a good sign. (more...)
Electronic waste poses growing risk to env, health Electronic waste poses growing risk to env, health
- December 15, 2017

As we rely on more and more devices, there is the inevitable problem of producing electronic waste (e-waste). Mobile and telecom equipment is a large part of India's e-waste output, accounting for about 12% of all e-waste. Many electronic devices, including smartphones, mobile phones, tablets, sat navs, TVs and laptops carry vast amounts of personal data. Fast increasing global electronic waste (e-waste) is posing a significant and growing risk to the environment and human health, while ... (more...)
Get in on the Christmas Bird Count across Minnesota Get in on the Christmas Bird Count across Minnesota
- December 14, 2017

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The Thomas Fire as Seen From Around Southern California
- December 14, 2017

The Thomas Fire approaches a home in Montecito, California . Thousands more firefighters - including some from Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Oregon, Utah and Washington state - were involved in battling the other wildfires. The smaller fire dubbed Skirball Fire left six structures destroyed, another 12 damaged and three firefighters have been treated for injuries. The Los Angeles Fire Department said it started at a homeless encampment near the 405 Freeway. (more...)
The Percentage of Teens Using Marijuana Drugs Is Increasing The Percentage of Teens Using Marijuana Drugs Is Increasing
- December 14, 2017

Only 9.7% had smoked cigarettes. Heroin, cocaine, steroids and LCD use remains low among students, though there has been a "significant" uptick in LSD among high school seniors, about three percent of whom reported trying it. Last year's survey found that 68.5% of 12th-graders disapproved of regular marijuana use. Use of marijuana among 8th, 10th and 12th graders survey had increased slightly on the year before, research suggested, but generally stayed stable with around 23% saying ... (more...)
Shelbourne academy player Izzy Dezu dies after collapsing on the pitch Shelbourne academy player Izzy Dezu dies after collapsing on the pitch
- December 14, 2017

May he rest in peace. "We are heartbroken to have to confirm the news that our Academy U16 player, Izzy Dezu, collapsed and died during a match at the AUL Complex last night", they wrote on their Facebook page. The FAI offered its sympathies to the teenager's family and friends and said the Republic of Ireland will pay a special tribute to Dezu at the next home global in the Aviva Stadium. (more...)
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (VRX) Getting Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Report Shows
- December 14, 2017

The company gives a ROE of 33.80%. It sustained ROA (TTM) at 3.30%. However it has a net margin of 15.40%. Renaissance Lc has 0.05% invested in Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc . The company's 3-months average volume stands at 14.16 million. Commonwealth Bank of Australia now owns 108,806 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company's stock worth $1,887,000 after buying an additional 800 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
Give medical marijuana to cancer sufferers and epileptics, says World Health Organisation Give medical marijuana to cancer sufferers and epileptics, says World Health Organisation
- December 14, 2017

Although processed and sold without regulation in America, hemp-derived CBD remains a Schedule I substance with the federal government, because it's classified under the same branch as psychoactive cannabis. But after months of investigation, the World Health Organization has concluded that that cannabidiol (CBD) does not carry any addiction risks. Cannabis is still regarded as a Schedule I drug in the USA placing it in the highest risk category. (more...)
At least 39 killed in Saudi-led airstrike in Yemen At least 39 killed in Saudi-led airstrike in Yemen
- December 14, 2017

The latest update did not say how numerous dead were detainees or Huthi rebels. They said several buildings were damaged and dozens remain trapped under the rubble. On Friday, a strike on a rebel-controlled television station in Sanaa killed four guards. Ahmed Obeid Bin Daghr discussed with US Ambassador to Yemen Matthew Tueller on Wednesday the latest developments in the country in the light of recent developments in Sana'a and serious violations committed by the Houthi militias to ... (more...)
Nigeria is committed to universal health coverage - Isaac Adewole Nigeria is committed to universal health coverage - Isaac Adewole
- December 14, 2017

The Tracking Universal Health Coverage report defines universal coverage as meaning that all people can obtain the health services they need without suffering financial hardship. The report is a key point of discussion at the global Universal Health Coverage Forum 2017 , now taking place in Tokyo, Japan. It explained that universal health coverage is particularly important to people living in countries with acute and prolonged emergency situations, noting that half of the world's ... (more...)
Brexit has exposed that the European Union is run by sensitive snowflakes Brexit has exposed that the European Union is run by sensitive snowflakes
- December 14, 2017

After calling Mr Verhofstadt, Mr Davis tweeted: "Pleased, as ever, to speak to my friend Guy Verhofstadt ". Mr Davis, who this week said he did not have to be "clever" to do his job, has previously jokingly referred to Mr Verhofstadt as "Satan". (more...)
Glowing plants: Are you ready to switch on the bedside shrub? Glowing plants: Are you ready to switch on the bedside shrub?
- December 14, 2017

MIT chemical engineering professor Michael Strano said , "The vision is to make a plant that will function as a desk lamp - a lamp that you don't have to plug in". The team put these three components into nanoparticle carriers to get them to the correct part of a plant. They submerged the plants in a solution containing silica nanoparticles that carried luciferase, luciferin and coenzyme A, and then applied pressure so that the solution could enter the leaves. (more...)
Mother Accused Of Injuring Son After 323 Doctor's Visits And 13 Surgeries Mother Accused Of Injuring Son After 323 Doctor's Visits And 13 Surgeries
- December 14, 2017

According to the NHS , the condtion which is also known as Fabricated or Induced Illness (FII) is a rare form of child abuse. "I am very concerned that mother has moved from exaggerating symptoms to inducing symptoms", Dr. "The sixth surgery?" Crawford asks WFAA . It claimed: " Christopher is battling a severe case of Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) in his lungs, kidneys, liver, heart and brain". (more...)
Burger King employee goes viral for helping diabetic customer Burger King employee goes viral for helping diabetic customer
- December 14, 2017

She said she told the employee she was in desperate need of food and proceeded to drive forward. Because Boening has diabetes, her low blood sugar "makes it hard to think or act". After paying, Boening said Hardy asked her to pull over into the parking lot so she could keep an eye on her until she felt better. " Hopefully Tina Hardy will receive the recognition that she truly deserves from the public and from the big bosses at Burger King ". (more...)