Medical


Nigeria's bobsled team, last but not least Nigeria's bobsled team, last but not least
- February 22, 2018

Seun Adigun holds the Nigerian national flag during the national anthem at a social event in Lagos, Nigeria on February 2, 2018.br / Bobsledders Seun Adigun, Akuoma Omeoga and Ngozi Onwumere will be the first ever Nigerian team at the Winter Olympics when the compete at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea. (more...)
China probes ship-to-ship transfer report China probes ship-to-ship transfer report
- February 22, 2018

Japan said late on Tuesday that its military had spotted a North Korean-flagged tanker lying alongside a small vessel of unknown origin with Chinese characters on it in the East China Sea, indicating it was possibly an oil tanker from the southeastern Chinese province of Fujian. (more...)
Set up Constitution Bench to resolve conflict in land acquisition verdicts,… Set up Constitution Bench to resolve conflict in land acquisition verdicts,…
- February 22, 2018

The Supreme Court on Wednesday warned that if judicial discipline and propriety were not maintained, the institution will "go forever", as it virtually stayed the operation of its own verdict of 8 February relating to land acquisition. Justices Lokur and Joseph also clarified that the bench was not commenting upon the conduct of the other bench, which held the Pune Municipal Corporation case judgment of 2014 to be " per incuriam " (not valid any longer)."It is not at all about the conduct ... (more...)
Hadiya case: SC once again questions HC's power to annul marriage Hadiya case: SC once again questions HC's power to annul marriage
- February 22, 2018

Hadiya, in her affidavit, has stated that her father is under the influence of certain group of people who are trying to use him. "The judgment was rendered by the High Court in exercise of the " parens patriae " jurisdiction, not in its strict sense but in respect of a vulnerable adult", said the counsel citing the doctrine that grants the inherent power and authority of the state to protect persons who are legally unable to act on their own behalf. (more...)
In dieting, low-fat or low-carb are the same In dieting, low-fat or low-carb are the same
- February 22, 2018

The findings were published in the February 20 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association . Low carbohydrate plans such as Atkins and Keto are popular, but many of those dieting fear fat, which is traditionally found in both diets. (more...)
Doctors perform 7-hour-long surgery; successfully remove the largest tumor Doctors perform 7-hour-long surgery; successfully remove the largest tumor
- February 22, 2018

Santlal Pal (31), who hails Uttar Pradesh, was brought to Mumbai after hospitals in Varanasi and Allahabad refused to admit him claiming that the surgery was too risky. Pal required transfusion of 11 units of blood and was on ventilatory support for three days. The tumour, weighing a whopping 1.873 kg, is the largest of its kind to be excised successfully anywhere in the world, said Professor and Head of Neurosurgery at BYL Nair Charitable Hospital, Dr Trimurti D. (more...)
Lashio bank blast kills two, injures 22 Lashio bank blast kills two, injures 22
- February 22, 2018

Two female staffers at a branch of Yoma Bank were killed, a security officer on the scene told AFP on condition of anonymity. The country's military announced that the explosion occurred near a bank in the city of Lashio, Shan state. Lashio is one of the largest cities in Myanmar's northeast, straddling the main road connecting the central city of Mandalay with the main crossing on Myanmar's border with China at Muse, about 110 km (68 miles) to the north. (more...)
Mini-casino bid goes to Mercer County Mini-casino bid goes to Mercer County
- February 22, 2018

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board said Wednesday hours after the auction that Las Vegas Sands had selected a site in northwestern Pennsylvania that intruded on the 15-mile buffer zone around the location picked by the victor of the previous auction earlier this month. (more...)
Wine may be good for oral health Wine may be good for oral health
- February 22, 2018

It may stain your teeth, but it turns out red wine may also be good for them. Some health benefits of polyphenols have been attributed to the fact that these compounds are antioxidants . Where do you find polyphenols? Despite the positive results, it's still recommended that people brush their teeth two times a day. As the BBC suggests, the study could point toward new dental treatments and products that promote pearly whites and good dental hygiene with the most unlikely of ... (more...)
Brazil's lower house approves federal intervention in Rio de Janeiro Brazil's lower house approves federal intervention in Rio de Janeiro
- February 22, 2018

Temer had met with Rio state Gov. Luiz Fernando Pezao and Army Gen. Walter Souza Braga Netto, who was appointed to lead the security intervention. "It is a metastasis that spreads around the country", Temer said. Temer is counting on pension reform to bring the deficit under control. Arthur Trindade, a university professor and former security secretary for Brasilia, said the main objective of the decree is to "clean up" a police force undermined by corruption. (more...)
Antidepressants offer best treatment for major depression Antidepressants offer best treatment for major depression
- February 22, 2018

The researchers were also unable to retrieve some data, despite being able to retrieve a significant amount of unpublished data. The study, which analysed data from 522 trials involving 116,477 people, found 21 common anti-depressants were all more effective at reducing symptoms of acute depression than dummy pills. (more...)
Nirav Modi Denies Allegations In PNB Fraud Case Nirav Modi Denies Allegations In PNB Fraud Case
- February 22, 2018

From Punjab National Bank , the CBI took into custody Rajesh Jindal, General Manager credit, at present posted at the banks head office here. The CBI had arrested Vipul Ambani, president (finance) of Fire Star Diamond, executive assistant Kavita Mankikar and senior executive Arjun Patil (all of Nirav Modi's companies). (more...)
Community Bank NA Increases Stake in US Bancorp (USB)
- February 22, 2018

Castine Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Sterling Bancorp Del for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $5.42B market cap company. As per Thursday, February 4, the company rating was downgraded by Credit Suisse. Bessemer Group Inc Incorporated reported 0.9% of its portfolio in U.S. (more...)
(CCC) Stake Lifted by Segantii Capital Management Ltd
- February 22, 2018

About 231,478 shares traded. It has outperformed by 28.84% the S&P500. Boulegeris Investments Inc increased its stake in Cbl & Assoc Pptys Inc (CBL) by 96.82% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Therefore 36% are positive. Calgon Carbon had 10 analyst reports since February 22, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. Robert W. Baird maintained it with "Buy" rating and $21.0 target in Thursday, September 21 report. (more...)
Dark web paedophile jailed Dark web paedophile jailed
- February 22, 2018

The computer whizz-kid committed all his crimes online, hiding behind dozens of false identities on the dark web. Opening the facts of the case against Falder, prosecutor Ruona Iguyovwe previously told the court that numerous images were then distributed on so-called "hurtcore" websites on the dark web, showing material depicting sexual and physical abuse. (more...)
ING Groep NV Lowers Stake in Home Depot Inc (HD)
- February 22, 2018

Home Depot sales got another shot in the arm from the USA housing boom last quarter, with an extra boost from hurricane-recovery efforts in Puerto Rico and Southern states. A number of research analysts have recently weighed in on HD shares. Vaughan Nelson Investment Management LP holds 0.01% of its portfolio in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) for 47,825 shares. (more...)
YouTube star who claimed a vegan diet 'cured' her cancer, dies YouTube star who claimed a vegan diet 'cured' her cancer, dies
- February 22, 2018

Liz Johnson, the niece of Houston blogger Mari Lopez, announced the news on Sunday on the pair's YouTube channel Mari + Liz , where they shared their beliefs that Lopez's juicing-and-raw-vegan diet cured her breast cancer in just 90 days and that her faith in God healed her gay lifestyle. (more...)
Florida May Pay for Nikolas Cruz's Lawyer Despite His Reported Inheritance Florida May Pay for Nikolas Cruz's Lawyer Despite His Reported Inheritance
- February 22, 2018

Finkelstein said his office was assigned by the court to defend Cruz after he filled out an application for criminal indigent status the day after he was arrested in the February 14 massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, that left 17 dead. (more...)
Wall Street's winning streak ends as bank predicts declines Wall Street's winning streak ends as bank predicts declines
- February 22, 2018

The Dow and S&P 500 fell on Tuesday to snap a six-session winning streak as a sharp decline in Walmart weighed heavily. In Europe, the Stoxx 600 index edged higher after a pullback in equities emerged in Asia following several days of increases. (more...)
Siesta Key beach falls to No. 2 Beach in the United States Siesta Key beach falls to No. 2 Beach in the United States
- February 22, 2018

Siesta Beach, in Siesta Key, Florida, came in second place, but was the 2017 victor, according to TripAdvisor . Other Florida beaches making the 2018 TripAdvisor list were Miami's South Beach, No. TripAdvisor has awarded a total of 355 beaches, including the top 25 in the world as well as local lists for Asia, Europe, Africa, South Pacific, South America, Middle East, Caribbean, Central America, Australia, Brazil, Costa Rica, France, Germany, Greece, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, ... (more...)
Mayo Clinic's CEO to retire at year's end Mayo Clinic's CEO to retire at year's end
- February 22, 2018

The campaign's final year saw Mayo Clinic push past its record of $600 million raised in a single year, bringing in $634 million. "This process will ensure a transition process focused on sustaining and advancing Mayo Clinic's values and strong strategic direction". (more...)
Eldorado Gold Corp (NYSE:EGO) Shares Were Downgraded Today by JP Morgan
- February 21, 2018

Eldorado Gold Corporation has 52-Week high of $3.78 and 52-Week Low of $1.1. The PEG ratio is used to determine a stock's value while taking the company's earnings growth into account, and is considered to provide a more complete picture than the P/E. (more...)
Celtic good enough to defeat Zenit St. Petersburg - Eboue Kouassi Celtic good enough to defeat Zenit St. Petersburg - Eboue Kouassi
- February 21, 2018

One major positive for Celtic is that they go to Russian Federation having not conceded an away goal, which had an added sense of achievement given the dire state of the Hoops' defence at times this season. "I think we will see the same team", he added. "I just hope that they don't rue the chances from the first leg". Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers must decide whether to recall Scott Sinclair or retain the 11 who delivered a "perfect game" against Zenit in the first leg. (more...)
High Court judge rules to end Alfie Evans' life High Court judge rules to end Alfie Evans' life
- February 21, 2018

His parents Kate James and Tom Evans are challenging medics at Alder Hey Children's Hospital in Liverpool , who say the Alfie's life support should come to an end. He is strong, he is comfortable. Doctors treating a sick British toddler can shut off the child's life support despite his parents' wishes to seek alternative treatment, London's High Court ruled on Tuesday. (more...)
Dionne: On gun violence, a failed state Dionne: On gun violence, a failed state
- February 21, 2018

Trump himself did not comment on the gun issue Monday. Every time there's a mass shooting gun sales spike and gun stocks rally . This time around, it seems students are leading this debate. Survivors from the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida said on Sunday that they expect students around the country to stand up against and "shame any politicians taking money from NRA and using us for collateral". (more...)
New Netflix Show 'The Push' Is Proving Very Controversial New Netflix Show 'The Push' Is Proving Very Controversial
- February 21, 2018

Netflix just released the trailer for their upcoming reality show, Derren Brown: The Push . The main question: "Can social compliance be used to make someone push a living, breathing human being to their death?" The point of the show is the answer Brown's question, "can we be manipulated through social pressure to commit murder?" It appears that the show, or at least its first season, will center around a contestant who Brown claims is unaware he is being filmed. (more...)
Broncos expected to put Trevor Siemian on trade block Broncos expected to put Trevor Siemian on trade block
- February 21, 2018

The 26-year-old, who played his college football at Northwestern University, was originally selected by the Broncos in the seventh round (250th pick overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft. Denver is expected to pursue free agent quarterback Kirk Cousins as its top target this offseason. However, after a disappointing 2017 campaign, it appears that Siemian's time in the Mile High City is up, as the Broncos plan to address their quarterback issues either through free agency or the draft. (more...)
Women Are Mistaking Ovarian Cancer For Bloating At An Alarming Rate Women Are Mistaking Ovarian Cancer For Bloating At An Alarming Rate
- February 21, 2018

Brad Adams, M.D., Teton Cancer Institute. "Women should not be risking their lives because of the enduring awareness gap around the symptoms of ovarian cancer ". Many symptoms can be similar to those from PMS or irritable bowel syndrome , meaning nearly half of women (45 per cent) wait three months or more from first visiting their GP to getting an accurate diagnosis. (more...)
Victor Moses honoured by NFF Awards, FIFA congratulate him Victor Moses honoured by NFF Awards, FIFA congratulate him
- February 21, 2018

Infantino as well as CAF president Ahmad were special guests at the awards. While wishing all the five countries flying Africa's flag at the World Cup next summer the very best, Mr Peters insisted that Aiteo is an organisation that is committed to the vision of every African, particularly the youth. (more...)
Buzzing Today: Dana Air Plane Overshoot Runway Into Bush Buzzing Today: Dana Air Plane Overshoot Runway Into Bush
- February 21, 2018

Officials of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) and Dana's investigators at Port Harcourt airport did not allow reporters to join the team or move close to the scene of the incident. He, however, demanded that Dana must provide psychological support for passengers as the need arises in compliance with Part 19 of Nigerian Civil Aviation Rules (NCAR). (more...)