Medical


Mom warns about 'freak accident' in pool that left daughter hospitalized Mom warns about 'freak accident' in pool that left daughter hospitalized
- April 25, 2018

Her mother, Lacey Grace, shared the incredible story on her Facebook page and also brought awareness to what nearly took the life of her young child, dry-drowning. She was diagnosed with aspiration pneumonia, also known as "dry drowning", a condition that occurs when someone inhales water through the mouth or nose and it gets into the lungs. (more...)
4th death reported in IL linked to fake weed 4th death reported in IL linked to fake weed
- April 25, 2018

More than 150 people in IL in 13 counties have been sickened and three others have died. The Illinois Department of Public Health on Monday said it will receive almost 800,000 vitamin K tablets, which if taken over several months can help restore blood clotting. (more...)
Western Wisconsin counties warn of measles Western Wisconsin counties warn of measles
- April 25, 2018

The stop at the fast food outlet at 172 Main Street in Winona occurred on April 13th between 12:30 and 4 p.m., while the same person stopped at the Freeborn County Co-op gas station at 1840 Margaretha Avenue in Albert Lea on April 16th between 9:30 and 11:45 a.m. (more...)
Alcohol consumption increases oral bacteria linked to diseases like cancer Alcohol consumption increases oral bacteria linked to diseases like cancer
- April 25, 2018

The study , Ahn told NBC News , "provides another scientific rationale for avoiding excessive alcohol drinking". The findings were published in the Microbiome journal on April 23, and it might explain why people who drink more die younger than people who drink less. (more...)
World Malaria Day 2018 World Malaria Day 2018
- April 25, 2018

World Malaria Day (WMD) is an worldwide observance marked every year on April 25 and recognizes global efforts to control malaria, which affects and claims millions of lives annually. Since 2000, millions of malaria deaths have been averted especially among children. These have led to a significant reduction in malaria transmission in some areas. (more...)
Wedbush Comments on US Bancorp's Q1 2019 Earnings (USB)
- April 25, 2018

Jones Financial Companies Lllp sold 9,846 shares as Us Bancorp New (USB)'s stock declined 8.45%. The financial services provider reported $0.95 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.94 by $0.01. (more...)
Voters To Decide Key New York State Senate Races Voters To Decide Key New York State Senate Races
- April 25, 2018

Senate Republicans agreed to some exemptions to state public school standards for Jewish schools in Felder's district. The group was soon absorbed into the larger bloc of Senate Democrats led by Andrea Stewart-Cousins, a senator from Westchester County. (more...)
Richard Gere & Other Celebs Who Wed In Secret! Richard Gere & Other Celebs Who Wed In Secret!
- April 25, 2018

The " Pretty Woman " actor tied the knot for the third time when he and Alejandra Silva - who has son Albert, five, with ex-husband Govind Friedland - Wednesday in a low-key secret civil ceremony earlier this month. "It was [a] feeling that someone was reaching out and showing me my true path", Silva said of the actor at the time. In June of that year, they were seen getting cozy on an Italian beach in Taormina, Sicily, as per Us Weekly . (more...)
Too Much Drinking May Be Tied to PMS Too Much Drinking May Be Tied to PMS
- April 25, 2018

The relatively large number of studies included in the meta-analysis and the consistency of the results suggest that alcohol intake may increase the risk of PMS, the researchers said. However, the review found only an association between drinking alcohol and PMS and didn't prove that drinking causes PMS or makes symptoms worse, the researchers said. (more...)
At least one officer shot during northeast Dallas incident At least one officer shot during northeast Dallas incident
- April 25, 2018

Both were taken to a hospital, where one officer later died, according to reports. A source has informed local media that among law enforcement, a photo is circulating of 29-year-old Armando Juarez. Several Home Depot employees told WFAA that there was a ruckus behind the store and that they heard gunshots. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) announced on Twitter that it was also responding to the shooting to help with the investigation. (more...)
Leapfrog Hospital Safety Scores Improve Leapfrog Hospital Safety Scores Improve
- April 25, 2018

Rutland Regional is the only hospital in Vermont to receive an "A" rating for this spring . Leapfrog noted that the grades are calculated by top patient safety experts, are peer-reviewed, transparent, and free to the public. Only 6 percent of USA hospitals received a D ranking, and 1 percent were placed in the F category. Florida Hospital has a long running history of making "A" grades. (more...)
Scientists discover new DNA structure called i-motif Scientists discover new DNA structure called i-motif
- April 25, 2018

This form of knot structure could be entirely different in its function and properties to the conventional double helix shape. But over the past couple of decades, mischievous scientists have succeeded in showing that DNA structures other than the elegant helix appear under the microscope. (more...)
Can Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc. (NasdaqGS:SRPT) Return What Investors Are Looking For?
- April 25, 2018

The stock's traded 1.09 million shares in session while it holds an average volume of 1.39 million shares. In taking a look at technical levels, shares are at levels 11.13% away from the 50 day simple moving average and 45.87% away from the 200 day SMA. (more...)
What's in Altria Group, Inc. (MO) After Reaching Yearly Low?
- April 25, 2018

The stock decreased 0.63% or $0.59 during the last trading session, reaching $93.59. This's net activity of $1.82 million. It has outperformed by 49.08% the S&P500. Saratoga Rech Investment Management has 5,300 shares. Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc stated it has 0.64% in Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:BLK) or 5,443 shares. (more...)
Fetal exposure to moderate/high caffeine levels linked to excess childhood weight gain Fetal exposure to moderate/high caffeine levels linked to excess childhood weight gain
- April 24, 2018

The researchers used data on nearly 51,000 mother and infant pairs from a Norwegian health study between 2002 and 2008 and identified a link between caffeine during pregnancy and excess weight gain in children. The researchers kept track of the children's weight, height and body length up to age 8. "Our findings show that high maternal caffeine intake during pregnancy was related to excess growth from infancy and with obesity later in childhood". (more...)
Traders Sell Eli Lilly and (LLY) on Strength (LLY)
- April 24, 2018

On Thursday, February 1 the firm has "Hold" rating by Leerink Swann given. The company was maintained on Friday, August 4 by Barclays Capital. BMO Capital Markets has "Sell" rating and $73.0 target. The California-based Palo Capital has invested 0.26% in Schlumberger Limited ( NYSE :SLB). Hortonworks, Inc. (NASDAQ:HDP) has risen 111.22% since April 24, 2017 and is uptrending. (more...)
Britain's Duchess of Cambridge in labor with third child Britain's Duchess of Cambridge in labor with third child
- April 24, 2018

For her moment in the spotlight, Kate chose a cherry red dress with a white lace collar. Royal baby number three is here. "Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge was safely delivered of a son at 1101hrs", a statement from Kensington Palace read. (more...)
Veteran gets world's 1st full male genital transplant Veteran gets world's 1st full male genital transplant
- April 24, 2018

The man has recovered from the transplant surgery and is expected to leave the hospital this week. Johns Hopkins shared a statement from the anonymous soldier: "When I first woke up, I felt finally more normal ..." The entire penis, scrotum without testicles and partial abdominal wall came from a deceased donor. (more...)
Romaine Lettuce Warnings Stand As Mountain West Sees 16 E. Coli Cases Romaine Lettuce Warnings Stand As Mountain West Sees 16 E. Coli Cases
- April 24, 2018

None of the eight Alaska patients have been hospitalized and none have died. That brings the known number of people infected with this strain of E. If you now have any of these symptoms, you should seek medical attention. "There have been nights where I've been really nauseous, times when I've had really bad abdominal pain, awful cramps", he told CBS News. (more...)
ISDH: Indiana Hepatitis A Outbreak ISDH: Indiana Hepatitis A Outbreak
- April 24, 2018

The Kentucky Hepatitis A outbreak has infected more than 300 people across multiple counties and killed at least three . The disease can also be spread through food, though officials do not believe the outbreak seen in MI is linked to tainted food. (more...)
CT university closes because of student illness CT university closes because of student illness
- April 23, 2018

A CT university cancelled classes on Monday after about 100 students came down with an virus that's causing stomach cramps, vomiting and diarrhea. The school said it are working with the State Department of Public Health, and the Danbury Health Department, and told students if they are experiencing any symptoms, to find medical care. (more...)
Riess held without bond, two guns found in hotel room Riess held without bond, two guns found in hotel room
- April 23, 2018

More significant was the order that the 56-year-old Riess will be extradited to Florida before she returns to her home in Minnesota for legal proceedings. "Detectives from both here and the other two states are still collecting and comprising all the evidence", said South Padre Island Police Chief Randy Smith". (more...)
CDC Expands Warning: Get Rid of All Lettuce from Yuma Region CDC Expands Warning: Get Rid of All Lettuce from Yuma Region
- April 23, 2018

This expanded warning stems from a newly discovered outbreak at an Alaskan correctional facility . So far, 53 cases have been documented across 16 states, and 31 of those have required hospitalization. Although there are no reported deaths yet, about ten percent of the affected consumers have developed hemolytic uremic syndrome, a type of lifelong kidney failure. (more...)
Aishwarya Rai, Sonam Kapoor add glamour and Bollywood to friend's wedding reception Aishwarya Rai, Sonam Kapoor add glamour and Bollywood to friend's wedding reception
- April 23, 2018

Also spotted at the party were some of the biggest Bollywood stars like Sonam Kapoor , Bhumi Pednekar , Neetu Singh , Dimple Kapadia, Twinkle Khanna , Karan Johar and more. Karan Johar showed off his moves on his favourite dance track Radha Teri Chunari from Student Of The Year while Sara Ali Khan grooved on the classic song Saat Samundar . (more...)
Wells Fargo (WFC) Stake Decreased by Allegis Investment Advisors LLC
- April 23, 2018

WFC underperformed the S&P 500 by 19.30%. It's down -0.60, from 1.69 in 2017Q3. The ratio increased, as 47 active investment managers started new or increased holdings, while 40 decreased and sold stock positions in Pennantpark Investment Corp. (more...)
Artificial sweeteners linked to obesity and diabetes, new study finds Artificial sweeteners linked to obesity and diabetes, new study finds
- April 23, 2018

Brian Hoffmann, assistant professor in the department of biomedical engineering at the Medical College of Wisconsin and Marquette University and lead author of the study, said in a statement . The paper is being presented at the Experimental Biology 2018 conference in San Diego , where other experts will convene to discuss the issue. In March, George Washington University researchers presented findings that consumption of low-calorie sweeteners promoted negative health effects ... (more...)
Ings will only get better for Liverpool, says boss Klopp Ings will only get better for Liverpool, says boss Klopp
- April 23, 2018

Champions League holders Real Madrid will have to beat Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich in the last four. Regardless of the rousing finale, West Brom are destined for extra mundane issues and Brunt conceded the approaching months can be vital for the membership in making an attempt to climb out of the Championship on the first try. (more...)
Ings will only get better for Liverpool, says boss Klopp Ings will only get better for Liverpool, says boss Klopp
- April 23, 2018

Champions League holders Real Madrid will have to beat Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich in the last four. Regardless of the rousing finale, West Brom are destined for extra mundane issues and Brunt conceded the approaching months can be vital for the membership in making an attempt to climb out of the Championship on the first try. (more...)
After Southwest Plane Explosion, Airlines Ordered to Conduct Urgent Engine Safety Checks After Southwest Plane Explosion, Airlines Ordered to Conduct Urgent Engine Safety Checks
- April 23, 2018

A Southwest Airlines jet sits on the runway at Philadelphia International Airport after it was forced to land with an engine failure, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on April 17, 2018. He was one of at least three passengers who said they received the letter. On Wednesday, National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Chairman Robert Sumwalt, the chief investigator of USA aviation accidents, said he could not yet say if the incident pointed to a fleet-wide issue. (more...)
IndyCar Alabama race to be completed Monday IndyCar Alabama race to be completed Monday
- April 23, 2018

Will Power had spun out and slammed into the inside wall. The race restarted after a 37-minute delay because of the track conditions, but only got another few laps in before parking the cars again. He questioned the decision to put up the green flag after the first yellow caution, and "obviously the results of that was a auto hydroplaning". "It was very bad (Sunday)". (more...)