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More Salty Diet Adds Threats to Brain besides Previously Known Heart Risk More Salty Diet Adds Threats to Brain besides Previously Known Heart Risk
- January 17, 2018

In mice, the high-salt diet reduced the resting cerebral blood flow by 28 per cent in the cortex and 25 per cent in the hippocampus brain regions involved in learning and memory. Of course, it is worth noting that this study was just in mice, and the levels of salt the animals were fed was extremely high. Associated researchers came to know after the experiment that a diet with amount of salt precipitated cognitive impairments in those mice, which the same thing supposed to be happening in ... (more...)
Spain's Rafael Nadal charges into 2nd round at Australian Open Spain's Rafael Nadal charges into 2nd round at Australian Open
- January 17, 2018

Nadal , a losing finalist past year to Roger Federer, played Leonardo Mayer in the third match on center court. Nadal, who won the French and U.S. Toni Nadal is now coaching at the Rafael Nadal Academy, with his nephew under the tutelage of Carlos Moya . This is the 52nd grand slam of Nadal's career but the first without his long-time coach and uncle Toni Nadal in his box. (more...)
Gronk urges teens to quit the 'Tide Pod Challenge' Gronk urges teens to quit the 'Tide Pod Challenge'
- January 17, 2018

About 40 teens in the USA have been treated so far this year after ingesting the liquid detergent in pods, poison control centres say. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission says ingesting the liquid can be deadly. They should be only used to clean clothes and kept up, closed and away from children. Last year, poison control centers received reports of more than 10,500 calls of children 5 years old or younger who were inappropriately exposed to the laundry pods, Today reported. (more...)
Measles Confirmed In Limerick Measles Confirmed In Limerick
- January 17, 2018

PHE said the overall risk of measles is low among the population, as the United Kingdom achieved World Health Organisation (WHO) elimination status in 2016, alongside Denmark and Spain. The time between exposure to measles and developing the rash is usually 14 days (range 7-21 days). "People most at risk of catching measles are those who either have not had measles infection in the past or are not fully vaccinated with 2 doses of MMR vaccine such as babies younger than 12 months who are too ... (more...)
No question of illegality if adults marry consensually, says Govt lawyer No question of illegality if adults marry consensually, says Govt lawyer
- January 17, 2018

The apex court said no Panchayat or Khap can summon an adult boy or an adult girl for a marriage alliance of their choice and decide to punish them. The NGO had moved the Supreme Court in 2010, seeking directions to the central and state governments to prevent and control honour killings and other crimes. (more...)
The American Red Cross workers asks for blood and platelet donations The American Red Cross workers asks for blood and platelet donations
- January 17, 2018

While all blood types are needed, organizers say they have less than a one day supply and in a critical need of a-positive, a-negative, and o-negative blood types. Stemen said although donations are urgently needed this time of year, doesn't make donations any less needed throughout the rest of the year. "Because of donors, I get to watch my kids grow up and become the adults they dream of being". (more...)
Philadelphia Eagles Allowing Fans To Wear Dog Masks To NFC Championship Game Philadelphia Eagles Allowing Fans To Wear Dog Masks To NFC Championship Game
- January 17, 2018

It is hard to find a store in Philadelphia that is still selling dog masks , and it is almost impossible to find the exact replica of the ones Johnson and Long wore last weekend. So here are Foles and Keenum in 2018, blowing up what we thought was now required to win an NFC championship - a top talent at the game's most important position. (more...)
Smart Doorbell Market By Manufacturers, Regions, Type And Application, Forecast To 2022 Smart Doorbell Market By Manufacturers, Regions, Type And Application, Forecast To 2022
- January 17, 2018

The Global and United States Smart TV market report chiefly includes following manufacturers- Sony, Funai, Sharp, ChangHong, Panasonic, KONKA, Letv, Skyworth, Hisense, LG Electronics, Samsung Electronics, Philips, Toshiba, Vizio and TCL. However, the market also faces some challenges, which includes increase in the number of terror attacks, heavy taxes imposed on the tour operators and seasonality dependence. (more...)
Doctor says you could get flu twice in one season Doctor says you could get flu twice in one season
- January 17, 2018

Confirmed child flu cases at CHOA hospitals have more than doubled over the past few weeks from an average of 12 percent to 28 percent. "When people hear the vaccine isn't that effective, they assume there's no point in getting it - and that's very frustrating", she says, "The vaccine may not completely prevent the flu". (more...)
Black Death 'spread by humans not rats' - study reveals Black Death 'spread by humans not rats' - study reveals
- January 17, 2018

The findings in the study straight away challenge claims which said "plague in Europe was predominantly spread by rats". For the latest study, researchers created computer models of the pandemic, which they used to compare transmission by human parasites with transmission by rats and fleas and human-to-human transmission. (more...)
Man hospitalized for two weeks after holding in sneeze Man hospitalized for two weeks after holding in sneeze
- January 17, 2018

The doctors were literally able to feel pouches of leaked air in the tissues of his neck and upper chest, confirming that when he stifled his sneeze, he blew a hole in his neck, which is just as painful as it sounds. After seven days the man, who has not been identified, was well enough to be discharged with the advice not to block both nostrils when sneezing in future. (more...)
Has $18655000 Position in US Bancorp (USB)
- January 17, 2018

Spindletop Capital Llc who had been investing in Us Bancorp Del for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $95.20B market cap company. About 5.34M shares traded. Its down 0.01, from 0.9 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 61 investors sold USB shares while 441 reduced holdings. 81 funds opened positions while 368 raised stakes. (more...)
Myanmar Vows to 'Restore Normalcy' & Repatriate Rohingya Refugees Myanmar Vows to 'Restore Normalcy' & Repatriate Rohingya Refugees
- January 17, 2018

Win Myat Aye, the minister of social welfare, relief and resettlement, said Myanmar and Bangladesh officials were meeting in the capital Naypyitaw to discuss the logistics of how many Rohingya will be allowed into Myanmar and how they will be scrutinised to be placed in the camps. (more...)
EPS for Array BioPharma Inc
- January 17, 2018

Array BioPharma Inc ., a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the discovery, development, and commercialization of small molecule drugs to treat patients with cancer in North America, Europe, and the Asia Pacific. 41 funds opened positions while 52 raised stakes. 190.80 million shares or 15.63% more from 165.02 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Janney Montgomery Scott Ltd Liability Com has 30,700 shares. (more...)
JJ Abrams reportedly shopping space drama TV show JJ Abrams reportedly shopping space drama TV show
- January 17, 2018

The company has also reached a deal with Steven Spielberg's Amblin Television and Comcast's NBCUniversal television production unit to make new episodes of ' Amazing Stories ', a science fiction and horror anthology series that ran in the 1980s. (more...)
Three shot dead by India Reserve Battalion officer in Maharashtra Three shot dead by India Reserve Battalion officer in Maharashtra
- January 17, 2018

The three killed have been identified as Anil Jadhav, Gopal Shine and Prashant Pawar. Speaking to leading daily The Indian Express, an officer from Pune rural police said,"Three persons are confirmed dead in the two incidents of shooting by the same persons". (more...)
Stock In Spotlight: Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC)
- January 17, 2018

It has underperformed by 8.41% the S&P500. Hawkins Capital Lp increased Anadarko Pete Corp (APC) stake by 1025% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. The top 5 institutional holders, in ascending order, are as follows: DODGE & COX with 46.22 million shares, BLACKROCK INC. (more...)
Stars' Tyler Seguin haunts Bruins with gorgeous overtime victor Stars' Tyler Seguin haunts Bruins with gorgeous overtime victor
- January 17, 2018

Seguin weaved his way through three exhausted Boston players before tucking the puck into the net on a delayed penalty. After a scoreless first period, goals from Stephen Johns and Alexander Radulov gave the Stars a two-goal lead in the second. (more...)
Utah Retirement Systems Has $525000 Position in Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (SFM) Utah Retirement Systems Has $525000 Position in Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (SFM)
- January 17, 2018

Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc . has had 8 insider trades in the last 3 months, including 1 open market buys and 7 sells. The stock increased 1.04% or $0.27 during the last trading session, reaching $25.74. 27 funds opened positions while 57 raised stakes. The United Kingdom-based Gulf National Bank (Uk) has invested 0.04% in Crown Holdings, Inc. The company had a trading volume of 1,974,721 shares. (more...)
Teenagers 'more likely to crave junk food after watching TV adverts' Teenagers 'more likely to crave junk food after watching TV adverts'
- January 17, 2018

Children are exposed to about three junk food ads every hour of TV they watch. The research team questioned 3,348 young people, aged between 11 to 19 years, on their TV viewing habits and diet and found no link between teenagers who watched TV without commercials and eating more junk food, indicating that only TV ads may be driving youngsters to snack on more unhealthy food. (more...)
Bengaluru police detain two as footage of New Year's Eve assault emerges Bengaluru police detain two as footage of New Year's Eve assault emerges
- January 17, 2018

The act caught on CCTV cameras show how the women distracted two staff of the shop while a little child, part of the gang, stole money from the cash counter. Three others are yet to be identified. However, the police as quick enough to act on the incident and have so far booked two people involved in the attack and more breakthroughs are expected until the evening or tomorrow. (more...)
Crazy Volume Spikes for: National CineMedia, Inc. (NCMI)
- January 17, 2018

Bank Amer Corp now has $325.33 billion valuation. National CineMedia (NASDAQ NCMI) traded up $0.19 on Friday, reaching $6.54. Since August 24, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 15 insider sales for $155.18 million activity. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.04 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.28, from 1.11 in 2017Q2. The business services provider reported $0.12 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.09 by $0.03. (more...)
SD Retailers Association: Supreme Court Case Means Millions for SD
- January 17, 2018

Codified Laws Chapter 10-64), which the South Dakota Supreme Court found unconstitutional under Quill-the decision that triggered South Dakota's appeal to the U.S. Noem's bipartisan Remote Transactions Parity Act (H.R. 2193) would allow states to require remote sellers to collect sales taxes within their jurisdictions and also require states to provide free software for those businesses to calculate the sales taxes. (more...)
Zacks Investment Research Lowers British American Tobacco (BTI) to Hold
- January 16, 2018

Insiders bought a total of 2,989 shares of company stock worth $14,899,415 in the last quarter. Cornercap Investment Counsel Inc, which manages about $912.27M and $711.52M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Apple Inc Com (NASDAQ:AAPL) by 8,712 shares to 17,868 shares, valued at $2.75M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. (more...)
CDC: Flu Season at Peak, Epidemic Levels CDC: Flu Season at Peak, Epidemic Levels
- January 16, 2018

Health experts aren't sure why this season is different. And, the flu activity seemed to be increasing here, the department noted. Flu season is upon us, and this season's strain is expected to be stronger than the average years'. Studies show that for children, a shot can significantly reduce the risk of dying. The region has seen large increases in the number of people catching flu, with figures higher than this time previous year. (more...)
Occidental Pete Corp Del (OXY) Holding Held by Hawkins Capital Lp
- January 16, 2018

The stock of Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: OXY ) earned "Underweight" rating by Barclays Capital on Friday, August 4. The stock increased 0.18% or $0.14 during the last trading session, reaching $76.67. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa invested in 0% or 246 shares. Carroll Fin reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Preformed Line Products Company (NASDAQ:PLPC). Choate Investment Advsr has invested 0.06% in The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA). (more...)
Israeli police find missing Briton's belongings in desert Israeli police find missing Briton's belongings in desert
- January 16, 2018

Daily Telegraph Middle East correspondent, Raf Sanchez, said Mr McAfee left behind "a unusual trail of torn out Bible pages and authorities think he may be suffering from Jerusalem Syndrome". Irish devout Christian suffering from Jerusalem Syndrome lost in Negev desert. When he did not return his friends raised the alarm and contacted police on Christmas Eve. (more...)
Switzerland Bans Boiling Conscious Lobsters Alive Switzerland Bans Boiling Conscious Lobsters Alive
- January 16, 2018

A Swiss government spokeswoman said the law there was driven by the animal rights argument. The Swiss authorities say they will only accept an electric shock or the " mechanical destruction " of the lobster's brain to render the creatures effectively dead before chefs prepare them. (more...)
Death toll rises to 19 in California mudslides, 5 still missing Death toll rises to 19 in California mudslides, 5 still missing
- January 16, 2018

Authorities also said that the heavily-travelled Interstate 101 will remain closed for an "indefinite" period, although it had been expected to be reopened on Monday. Heavy rains on January 9 sent rivers of waist-high mud and debris flowing from the hills into Montecito and other towns in Santa Barbara County northwest of Los Angeles , which are still recovering from last month's ferocious wildfires. (more...)
Ye-ba: More than half of Yemen's population reliant on aid Ye-ba: More than half of Yemen's population reliant on aid
- January 16, 2018

Hodeidah handles about 70 percent of the country's imports, including commercial and humanitarian cargo. The World Food Program (WFP) on Tuesday heralded as a "breakthrough" the Saudi-led military coalition in Yemen's authorization of four US-funded cranes required to offload desperately needed food supplies, while warning that the country was at risk of starvation in 2018. (more...)