Medical


Cigarettes vapor tested positive for Lead and Arsenic in new study Cigarettes vapor tested positive for Lead and Arsenic in new study
- February 23, 2018

Chronic inhalation of these metals has been linked to lung , liver, immune, cardiovascular and brain damage , as well as cancers. "It's important for the FDA, the e-cigarette companies, and vapers themselves to know that these heating coils, as now made, seem to be leaking toxic metals - which then get into the aerosols that vapers inhale", senior author Ana María Rule, PhD, said in a statement . (more...)
Google New Al Algorithm Can Predict Heart Disease by Scanning Your Eyes Google New Al Algorithm Can Predict Heart Disease by Scanning Your Eyes
- February 23, 2018

Through machine learning Google and Verily's scientists analyzed a medical dataset of almost 300,000 patients, as per the report . It makes use of machine learning by analysing the back of a patient's eye. It was able to analyse images from the group with unknown risk factors, compare it with the training data set and after the process was repeated, was eventually able to predict cardiovascular risk factors from new images. (more...)
Ramaphosa address good news for SMEs Ramaphosa address good news for SMEs
- February 23, 2018

The potential of hope and dreams turning into frustration and disillusionment is real, and this endangers the realisation of South Africa as "a country where people's prospects are determined by their own initiative and hard work, and not by the colour of their skin, place of birth, gender, language or the income of their parents". (more...)
SC to reconsider February 8 land acquisition order SC to reconsider February 8 land acquisition order
- February 23, 2018

February 23, as per orders of the Chief Justice of India", it said. He said that the operation of February 8 verdict has to be immediately be stopped and the cases listed before the bench needs to be deferred till the matter is finally adjudicated on the issue of reference to a larger bench. (more...)
Revival of Active Stocks to Gainer: AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV)
- February 23, 2018

Heritage Investors Management Corp decreased Abbvie Inc ( ABBV ) stake by 6.29% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Insiders have sold a total of 450,743 shares of company stock worth $43,153,684 in the last quarter. Knott David M reported 52,500 shares. Healthcor Mngmt Limited Partnership owns 986,320 shares for 2.94% of their portfolio. Segall Bryant & Hamill LLC's holdings in AbbVie were worth $17,260,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. (more...)
Shiffrin Takes Silver as Vonn Misses Out on Hollywood Ending Shiffrin Takes Silver as Vonn Misses Out on Hollywood Ending
- February 23, 2018

They weren't in Pyeongchang , and instead called the race off television monitors from a booth in NBC Sports' facility in Stamford, Connecticut. "I came into these Olympics knowing I could be a medal threat in multiple disciplines". (more...)
New Version of Nasal Flu Vaccine to Return for Next Season New Version of Nasal Flu Vaccine to Return for Next Season
- February 23, 2018

Nancy Bennett, chair of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), whose decision guide which vaccines are available on the US market. Two years ago, the advisory group pulled its recommendation for FluMist vaccine after research found it wasn't working against the flu bug making most people sick. (more...)
Missing School Girls: Yobe Apologises Over Misleading Statement Missing School Girls: Yobe Apologises Over Misleading Statement
- February 22, 2018

The announcement on Thursday comes after government officials in Yobe state acknowledged that some 50 young women remained unaccounted for in the Monday evening attack. The state government on Wednesday said the schoolgirls had been rescued by the military, sparking celebration in the streets. "The Yobe State Government is working with the Nigerian Army and other security and law enforcement agencies to ensure that all students in the school are fully accounted for", Gaidam had said in an ... (more...)
India's statement on extension of emergency a 'distortion of facts': Maldives India's statement on extension of emergency a 'distortion of facts': Maldives
- February 22, 2018

The ministry said that the Maldives Parliament had merely implemented President Abdulla Yameen's decree of emergency. Going on the offensive, Asim called the MEA's statement "a clear distortion of facts" and asserted that India's concerns regarding the legality of the move to extend emergency were unfounded. (more...)
Low-Carb vs. Low-Fat. Who Wins? Low-Carb vs. Low-Fat. Who Wins?
- February 22, 2018

The back-and-forth (and often heated) debate about which diet is better for weight loss - low-fat or low-carbohydrate - skewed off in a new and conciliatory (perhaps) direction this week. "What this study shows is that processed food is the problem", said Lustig. "We want you to go to farmer's markets ". It has been demonstrated that sugar is bad for your blood, circulatory system and heart, so you can imagine that Keto, which is a low carb diet will help you in this also. (more...)
Arsenal scouts check on Napoli pair Lorenzo Insigne and Kalidou Koulibaly Arsenal scouts check on Napoli pair Lorenzo Insigne and Kalidou Koulibaly
- February 22, 2018

Reports in Italy suggest that Arsenal number one transfer target in the summer is the Napoli defender, Kalidou Koulibaly. Gunners did well to boost their squad with Alexandre Lacazette last summer, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang this winter but Wenger is now looking to reinforce his backline. (more...)
Trump pushes ban on bump stocks as debate on gun rights continues
- February 22, 2018

Meanwhile, survivors of the Parkland high school shooting launched a campaign under the tag #NeverAgain, urging the United States government to ensure the saftey of the nation's schools. "They love our Country and will do the right thing". Kristin Brown, co-president of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, said the measure Trump discussed with Cornyn would help to enforce existing rules but would not close loopholes permitting loose private sales on the internet and at gun shows. (more...)
23 more flu deaths reported in South Carolina 23 more flu deaths reported in South Carolina
- February 22, 2018

Hospitalizations have risen by 300 to 3,560. This brings the total number of flu deaths for North Carolina up to 200 for the season. Five of those deaths occurred within the last week. According to hospitalization numbers from the Oklahoma State Department of Health, residents in Oklahoma and Tulsa counties accounted for the most flu hospitalizations in the state. (more...)
Hundreds of US Mayors Collectively Oppose Trump Reversal of Clean Power Plan Hundreds of US Mayors Collectively Oppose Trump Reversal of Clean Power Plan
- February 22, 2018

The Hill called the CPP the centerpiece of President Barack Obama's environmental agenda. In March 2017, Trump signed an executive order calling on the EPA to reverse restrictions on fossil fuel pollution. They also cite the growing cost of responding to and preparing for these disasters, as well as for sea level rise. "As a result", say the mayors, "our local efforts to address climate change are highly sensitive to national policies like the Clean Power Plan, which shape markets, ... (more...)
Recommendation Trends Analysis of: BP plc (BP), Gilead Sciences Inc. (GILD)
- February 22, 2018

Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV) has risen 18.57% since February 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 14.32% the S&P500. Continental Advisors Llc decreased its stake in Gilead Sciences Inc (GILD) by 54.35% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)
Villarreal star arrested for assault and imprisonment Villarreal star arrested for assault and imprisonment
- February 22, 2018

The latest allegation is even more serious, though, with Marca citing a report in Las Provincias which claims that the Portugal Under-21 global and two other men tied up, beat and detained a man at Semedo's chalet in Valencia. While the report claims that one of Semedo or his two associates shot a gun twice in order to intimidate the victim, although neither of the bullets hit him. (more...)
Pacific Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Market Attractiveness, Competitive Landscape and Key Players Pacific Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Market Attractiveness, Competitive Landscape and Key Players
- February 22, 2018

New startups entering the space of Asia-Pacific Gridiron Football Gloves need to carefully pick their niches and genres so that they can compete on an equal footing with global companies who have an end to end development studios, production capabilities and global skills and experience backing them. (more...)
Celgene (CELG) Given "Hold" Rating at BTIG Research
- February 22, 2018

The stock decreased 0.04% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $96.1. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has risen 62.48% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. Leerink Swann upgraded the stock to "Outperform" rating in Friday, June 16 report. Finally, Guggenheim restated a "buy" rating and issued a $147.00 price target on shares of Celgene in a report on Wednesday, January 10th. (more...)
Ex-Arkansas judge who bartered in sexual favors sentenced to prison Ex-Arkansas judge who bartered in sexual favors sentenced to prison
- February 22, 2018

Boeckmann's lawyer had asked for home detention for his 71-year-old client, calling him "an elderly, broken, ailing man", according to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. Kyle Butler said he was also forced to pose for photos and was threatened with his life if he didn't recant information he had given to state investigators. (more...)
Ariana Grande pulls out of Brit Awards Ariana Grande pulls out of Brit Awards
- February 22, 2018

Ariana Grande has been forced to pull out of Wednesday night's BRIT Awards after she was reportedly deemed "too ill to fly". Gallagher was quickly snapped up as the replacement. "The effects of that bad night resonated far and wide in the music industry and it's only right everyone comes together to pay their respects". The insider added: 'The effects of that bad night resonated far and wide in the music industry and it's only right everyone comes together to pay their respects'. (more...)
Dental Retainers Market Analysis, Recent Trends and Regional Growth Forecast By Types And Applications 2022 Dental Retainers Market Analysis, Recent Trends and Regional Growth Forecast By Types And Applications 2022
- February 22, 2018

Along with regional analysis, the report includes consumption, Dental Implants market share, production, Dental Implants revenue and growth rate for each subsequent region. once approaching the market, the whole Dental Sterilizers market has been split into numerous segments and sub-segments. Chapter 6, seven and eight valuate Dental Sterilizers demand and provide situation by region from 2013 to 2018. (more...)
Red Cross urges blood donations for March Red Cross urges blood donations for March
- February 22, 2018

Officials say, with the flu season being so devastating this year, in addition to all the bad weather we've had, the result has been the cancellation of hundreds of blood drives . A blood drive will be held February 22 from 2-7 p.m.at the Pembroke United Methodist Church, 102 North College Street. The Oakdale community mobile blood drive will take place on Thursday, Feb. (more...)
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...)