Medical


US Bancorp (NYSE:USB) on Focus After Report of More Shorts
- February 08, 2018

The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 3.7% on a year-over-year basis. Newfield Expl Co now has $5.69B valuation. The stock decreased 4.01% or $2.28 during the last trading session, reaching $54.62. FSIC indicated a yearly negative return of -29.81% while year-to-date (YTD) return printed -0.68% declining outlook. Investors sentiment increased to 1.69 in 2017 Q3. (more...)
Kylie Jenner's Boyfriend Travis Scott Pled Guilty to Disorderly Conduct Kylie Jenner's Boyfriend Travis Scott Pled Guilty to Disorderly Conduct
- February 08, 2018

The charge stems from an incident a year ago at a concert in northwestern Arkansas , in which Scott allegedly " encouraged people to rush the stage" while he was performing, reports The Northwest Arkansas Decomcrat-Gazette. "That would not be good for him as an entertainer", Nelson says. "They overcharged him", he told the newspaper. "The video did not show any of that". (more...)
Police arrest quack doctor accused of infecting people with HIV Police arrest quack doctor accused of infecting people with HIV
- February 08, 2018

Police have identified the accused as Rajendra Yadav . Singh said Kumar had gone into hiding and police were searching for him. Yadav is facing initial criminal charges of impersonation and endangering human lives, the officer said. In this photo, a patient is given a shot during trials of an H1N1 vaccine at University of Iowa Health Care, the University's medical center in Iowa City, Iowa, Aug. (more...)
United Kingdom hits back at Trump over attack on NHS United Kingdom hits back at Trump over attack on NHS
- February 08, 2018

In fact, though the NHS has weathered several crises over the past two decades, polling shows that Brits have remained committed to the NHS' founding principle that it is a publicly funded national health service that is free at the point of use. (more...)
Irish house prices set to fall without UK-EU deal Irish house prices set to fall without UK-EU deal
- February 08, 2018

The EU yesterday defended a plan to sanction Britain if it breaks the rules of the post-Brexit transition period, saying it needed to be able to act against any "foul play" by London . "What matters is the positions that we take in the negotiations, as we sit down and negotiate the best deal". The EU's draft document says that it would be allowed to ground flights and suspend single market access and impose trade tariffs if it breaches the terms of any departure deal. (more...)
The Internet Reacts To Kylie Jenner Naming Her Daughter Stormi The Internet Reacts To Kylie Jenner Naming Her Daughter Stormi
- February 08, 2018

Following Kylie's confirmation of her baby girl's name , many of her famous relatives took to social media to share their approval. She and husband JAY-Z welcomed daughter Rumi and son Sir in June. And - to no one's surprise - Kylie's daughter is well on her way to an Internet takeover already. She explained in her post that she chose not to publicize the journey in order to prepare herself for motherhood in "the most positive, stress-free, and healthy way". (more...)
Influenza season in high gear Influenza season in high gear
- February 08, 2018

Kevin Baynes, 7, passed away on January 29 just two days after being diagnosed with influenza , and Michael Messenger, a 12-year-old MI boy died of the flu on January 11 after testing negative for influenza. "In my personal experience, there's a strong correlation to, if you suddenly feel like you got hit by a truck, you probably have the flu". At the ADH lab, there were 7 positive influenza A subtype H3N2, 2 positive influenza A subtype H1N1, 6 positive influenza B subtype Yamagata; 2 ... (more...)
Auto Expo 2018: Tata Motors Reveals The H5X SUV Auto Expo 2018: Tata Motors Reveals The H5X SUV
- February 08, 2018

He said being a concept, the vehicle is a "little bit exaggerated", but the actual production Auto will be very close to the concept displayed at the expo. The fairing on the front is larger than usual, giving it a more touring appeal while the floor bed of the scooter has been created to give the rider a relaxed riding position. (more...)
'All-out assault on democracy' in Maldives: UN Rights Chief 'All-out assault on democracy' in Maldives: UN Rights Chief
- February 08, 2018

Turmoil in the Indian Ocean archipelago nation began when President Yameen refused to release Nasheed along with other nine high-profile political dissidents, in defiance of a February 1 apex court order, sparking protests. Supporters of political parties that oppose the Maldives government have clashed with police on the streets of the capital after the country's supreme court ordered the release of imprisoned politicians. (more...)
Children's Fetal Alcohol Disorders 5 Times More Common Than Thought Children's Fetal Alcohol Disorders 5 Times More Common Than Thought
- February 08, 2018

The new findings represent more accurate prevalence estimates of FASD among general USA communities than prior research. Individuals with FASD may experience growth deficiencies, facial abnormalities, and organ damage, including to the brain. (more...)
Constructive attitudes about growing older cut back threat of dementia Constructive attitudes about growing older cut back threat of dementia
- February 08, 2018

The E4 variant of the gene APOE has previously been identified as a high risk factor for dementia. Researchers said the current study suggests ageism may be a risk factor for developing dementia. Over the four-year study duration, the researchers found that APOE ε4 carriers with positive beliefs about aging had a 2.7% risk of developing dementia, compared to a 6.1% risk for those with negative beliefs about aging. (more...)
Are Investors Rallying Behind Iron Mountain Incorporated (NYSE:IRM)? Returns in Focus
- February 08, 2018

It is calculated by dividing the current closing price of the stock by the latest quarter's book value per share. About 3.26 million shares traded or 42.18% up from the average. The price to earnings growth ratio is 1.30 and the price to sales ratio is 2.57. The stock price of JELD is moving down from its 20 days moving average with -5.87% and isolated negatively from 50 days moving average with -4.17%. (more...)
Why? South Carolina Churchgoer, 19, gouges out her own eyes Why? South Carolina Churchgoer, 19, gouges out her own eyes
- February 08, 2018

A SC woman was flown to a hospital after witnesses say she used her hands to gouge out her eyeballs. "I immediately called 911 and it nearly felt like the 911 dispatcher didn't even believe me, that's how insane it was", Hiott said. It took several deputies and two emergency medical workers to subdue her . The woman was airlifted to a nearby hospital where she received medical treatment , according to Fox News. (more...)
New York State high school graduation rate rises, officials say New York State high school graduation rate rises, officials say
- February 08, 2018

While almost 95 percent of students in more affluent districts graduated in four years, the average graduation rate for Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse and Yonkers combined was 64 percent. The rate of students who entered 9th grade in 2013 and graduated increased to 80.2 percent, up 0.5 percentage points from the 2012 class. The four-year graduation rate for Hispanic students is 68.3 percent and for black students it's 70 percent while it is 83.2 percent for white students. (more...)
Las Vegas serial shooter randomly attacks four people, killing two Las Vegas serial shooter randomly attacks four people, killing two
- February 08, 2018

That victim wasn't homeless but was by himself when shot. CCTV footage captured the shooter's vehicle on camera. "We must stop this man before he shoots and kills someone else", Plummer said . Police are describing the suspect as about 6 feet tall, with a white or Latino complexion, based on surveillance footage obtained by authorities. The suspect was driving what appears to be a Hyundai Tucson SUV, police said. (more...)
New study suggests diet could affect deadly spread of breast cancer New study suggests diet could affect deadly spread of breast cancer
- February 07, 2018

Among other techniques, the team used dietary restrictions to limit asparagine. The research was conducted at more than a dozen institutions. "In the future, restricting this amino acid through a controlled diet plan or by other means could be an additional part of treatment for some patients with breast and other cancers". (more...)
Maple Leafs' Andersen back at practice after close call vs. Ducks Maple Leafs' Andersen back at practice after close call vs. Ducks
- February 07, 2018

That line tried to be physical with them early, they didn't let that bother them, they just played". "Tonight, all three guys competed very hard and it went well for them". The Ducks winger was cutting across the top of the crease when he got launched in the air by a check from Leafs defenceman Ron Hainsey , and inadvertently caught him with his left skate. (more...)
China: Trade probe of USA sorghum a 'normal' investigation China: Trade probe of USA sorghum a 'normal' investigation
- February 07, 2018

Amtrak Train 91 was traveling between NY and Miami with 147 people aboard when it collided with a CSX freight train in Cayce at about 2:35 a.m., derailing the lead engine and some passenger cars, Amtrak said in a statement. One of the Amtrak employees killed in Sunday morning's crash in SC was an Army veteran who worked in the railroad industry for more than a decade, his brother told the Daily News . (more...)
Trump's evangelical advisor thinks the flu season is fake Trump's evangelical advisor thinks the flu season is fake
- February 07, 2018

He redeemed us from the curse of flu", Copeland said in the video posted January 31 on the ministry's Facebook page". Many on Twitter have pointed out the problem with Copeland's statement, remarking that not getting a shot is " endangering kids " and that the current flu season has already resulted in deaths . (more...)
Opioid Alternative Kratom Is Actually an Opioid Itself, FDA Warns Opioid Alternative Kratom Is Actually an Opioid Itself, FDA Warns
- February 07, 2018

Temporarily, kratom has been listed as Schedule 1 controlled compound by the Drug Enforcement Administration last August, but now has moved back from the decision after a yell and focused petition effort. The FDA stands ready to evaluate evidence that could demonstrate a medicinal objective for kratom. The FDA provided that evaluation late past year. (more...)
Dim Light Affects Brain Negatively, Impairing Memory And Spatial Learning, Study Suggests Dim Light Affects Brain Negatively, Impairing Memory And Spatial Learning, Study Suggests
- February 07, 2018

National Institutes of Health have been taking crucial steps in establishing that environmental light, in a range normally experienced by humans, leads to structural changes in the brain. "Since there are fewer connections being made, this results in diminished learning and memory performance that is dependent upon the hippocampus ", added Joel Soler, a Ph.D. (more...)
Alabama joins states targeting opioid manufacturer Alabama joins states targeting opioid manufacturer
- February 07, 2018

District Court for the Middle District of Alabama, says Purdue's "misrepresentations" enabled the spread of opioid use in the state. Marshall's complaint on behalf of the citizens of Alabama contends that Purdue violated the state's Deceptive Trade Practices Act in the marketing and sale of opioid drugs and, in so doing, jeopardized public health and welfare, as well as the safety of Alabama residents. (more...)
Drinking hot tea could give you cancer Drinking hot tea could give you cancer
- February 07, 2018

Very hot tea combined with heavy alcohol consumption could up the risk of oesophageal cancer by five-fold, according to research. Participants who drank tea on a weekly basis were asked to describe its temperature as "warm", "hot" "or "burning hot". (more...)
Dow sinks nearly 1600 points in worst one-day drop in history
- February 07, 2018

On Tuesday morning, Japan's Nikkei index plunged 4 per cent while the S&P/ASX 200 in Australia dropped 3 per cent. It ended the day up only 0.2 percent at 21,645.37. U.S. stocks' losses accelerated in afternoon trading, pushing the S&P 500 down more than 5 per cent from its January 26 record high and the Dow below 25,000 for the first time since January 4. (more...)
Penn State funding remains constant in governor's budget proposal Penn State funding remains constant in governor's budget proposal
- February 07, 2018

And he's expecting increased revenue from the state's expanded gaming law that passed in the fall, allowing for additional casino games and airport gaming terminals. In remarks that might as well have been a stump speech ahead of this weekend's Republican endorsement meeting in Hershey, Turzai rattled off a list of goals that included a work-requirement for Medicaid recipients and school choice for public school students. (more...)
Pakistan's Top University Breaks Into Asia's Top 100 Pakistan's Top University Breaks Into Asia's Top 100
- February 07, 2018

Indian Institute of Science and IIT Bombay have each dropped two notches to 29th and 44thspots, respectively, largely due to drop in their citation impact scores. Tsinghua University , the country's top-ranked institution, comes in at number two in the overall list. Its only area of decline was teaching reputation, the rankings analysis found. (more...)
Cancer vaccine eliminates tumor in mice Cancer vaccine eliminates tumor in mice
- February 07, 2018

In lab tests, 87 of 90 mice were cured of lymphoma tumors. The cancer vaccine, which was tested on laboratory mice injected with various forms of cancer throughout their bodies, is now in a clinical trial for patients receiving treatment for lymphoma. (more...)
Kaepernick Effect?: Super Bowl 2018 Ratings Hit 10-Year Low Kaepernick Effect?: Super Bowl 2018 Ratings Hit 10-Year Low
- February 07, 2018

The marquee event of the television calendar, which saw the Philadelphia Eagles nab their first Super Bowl victory, averaged 103.4 million viewers. Given that the NFL reached its all-time high Super Bowl audience of 114 million just three years ago, this data reflects a massive drop-off for the league that, among other things, coincides with a massive anthem protest movement that has helped fuel fan discontent. (more...)
Day-Night Test to make Caribbean debut Day-Night Test to make Caribbean debut
- February 07, 2018

Sri Lanka are scheduled to tour the islands in the month of June for a three-match Test series. Sri Lanka - who declared at a colossal 713 for nine in their first and only innings - criticised the pitch after the match. During 2008-tour, SL got their first Test victory in the Caribbean. The decider starts Thursday in Dhaka's Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium and follows a controversial drawn first Test in Chittagong that drew censure from cricket's governing body. (more...)
NYC boy dies after saving pal who fell through frozen pond NYC boy dies after saving pal who fell through frozen pond
- February 07, 2018

The New York City Fire Department since released a safety warning to Twitter warning parents about the unsafe conditions of lakes and ponds during winter. The 12-year-old, who lives nearby, rushed to his apartment to get help, but Anthony was submerged for about a half-hour, police and FDNY sources said. (more...)