Medical


Eating Out? Phthalates Level Higher Afterward, Study Shows Eating Out? Phthalates Level Higher Afterward, Study Shows
- March 30, 2018

Using data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey , Julia R. Varshavsky, Ph.D., M.P.H., from the University of California in Berkeley, and colleagues estimated cumulative phthalates exposure by calculating daily intake from metabolite concentrations in urinary spot samples for 10,253 participants. (more...)
Saudi Arabia intercepts ballistic missiles over capital Saudi Arabia intercepts ballistic missiles over capital
- March 30, 2018

A Saudi-led coalition that backs the Yemeni government in its civil war against the Huthis on March 26 accused Tehran of supplying seven missiles that struck the kingdom over the weekend, killing one man in Riyadh and injuring three others. (more...)
Long Term Technical picture - CVS Health Corporation (CVS) Long Term Technical picture - CVS Health Corporation (CVS)
- March 30, 2018

Insiders own 0.61% of the company's stock. About 3.57M shares traded. The CVS Health Corporation remained 2.58% volatile for recent the week and 2.29% for the current month. Among 26 analysts covering CVS Health (NYSE: CVS ), 19 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 38% are positive. CVS Health Corp has a twelve month low of $60.14 and a twelve month high of $84.00. (more...)
Faulty gene may raise baby's risk of cot death Faulty gene may raise baby's risk of cot death
- March 30, 2018

In conclusion, according to the study's authors, a genetic mutation is linked to the sudden death syndrome in babies but also letting babies sleep on their bellies or parent sleeping with their infants may increase the risks. Not all SCN4A mutations are potentially lethal, said the scientists. The researchers said the odds of seeing four of these mutations in a group of nearly 300 children are "astronomical" because the mutation is so rare, usually affecting fewer than five people in ... (more...)
Suspect in officer-involved shooting released from hospital Suspect in officer-involved shooting released from hospital
- March 29, 2018

First aid was immediately rendered during which time the subject is heard apologizing to officers for his actions during the course of the incident. At one of the stores that was robbed, the suspect demanded "Scratchers" despite a clerk doing a cash count nearby, he said. (more...)
Marvel Strike Force launches on Android and iOS, it's free-to-play Marvel Strike Force launches on Android and iOS, it's free-to-play
- March 29, 2018

It finds a new S.H.I.E.L.D. recruit giving voice-over as he flies off into battle alongside the uncommon crew of Drax, Captain America, Elektra, and Thor. Marvel's Senior Vice President of Games & Innovation remarked that Strike Force was one of their most anticipated projects of the year, and we've been waiting since last November to get our hands on it. (more...)
Ex-Man City striker Tevez injured in prison Ex-Man City striker Tevez injured in prison
- March 29, 2018

During the visit, Tevez got involved in an impromptu kickabout with inmates but is said to have tore his calf muscle, ruling him out of action for at least a month - and meaning Boca will be without their talisman for several big league and Copa Libertadores games coming up. (more...)
'A stain on the game': Warner apologises for ball-tampering scandal 'A stain on the game': Warner apologises for ball-tampering scandal
- March 29, 2018

Cricket Australia banned Bancroft for nine months on Wednesday over the scandal, which has outraged the fans, jolted sponsors and prompted CA to send the players home. I know I'll regret this for the rest of my life.I'm absolutely gutted... Smith, who had been crucified in the Australian media, went on to say that if anything good could come out of the incident it would be that he could be seen as a "force for change". (more...)
Lagos on lockdown as Buhari makes rare visit Lagos on lockdown as Buhari makes rare visit
- March 29, 2018

In a statement by Hakeem Balogun, spokesman of the PDP in the state, the party criticised the action of the state government and also, accused the Ambode administration of attempting to lure workers to welcome the president. Reacting to the police siege, the Education Rights Campaign, described it as "undemocratic and tyrannical". "The APC Federal Government should bury its head in shame for suppressing the NBA Ikeja branch from exercising a constitutionally donated or guaranteed right of ... (more...)
David Warner apologises for his role in ball-tampering scandal David Warner apologises for his role in ball-tampering scandal
- March 29, 2018

The fallout for the three players increased as the Board of Control for Cricket in India banned the trio for the 2018 Indian Premier League season following the sanctions handed down by CA. Part of the findings against both Smith and Bancroft were that they had mislead both the umpires on the field of play, and the public in a press conference as to the "the nature, extent and participants of the plan". (more...)
Man Returns From South East Asia with Antibiotic Resistant 'Super Gonorrhoea' Man Returns From South East Asia with Antibiotic Resistant 'Super Gonorrhoea'
- March 29, 2018

The patient - a man who, unsurprisingly, wishes to remain nameless - caught his dose from an Asian woman whilst travelling earlier this year. Public Health England officials said the. "Every time we use a new class of antibiotics to treat the infection, the bacteria evolve to resist them". "The emergence of this new strain of highly resistant gonorrhoea is of huge concern and is a significant development", president of the British Association for Sexual Health and HIV Dr Olwen Williams ... (more...)
Heavy rain and storms by Thursday Heavy rain and storms by Thursday
- March 29, 2018

Despite temperatures in the teens earlier in the week, snow fell over higher ground along western coastlines on Wednesday , with Scotland and north-west England worst affected. First, we'll be layering up again today as daytime highs are expected to be about 5 to 7 degrees below normal for March 27. Dry conditions will be short-lived, as another weak system moves through on Saturday , bringing scattered showers to the area by the afternoon and evening. (more...)
Dhaka denounces Houthi missile attacks aimed at Saudi Dhaka denounces Houthi missile attacks aimed at Saudi
- March 29, 2018

We also look at the humanitarian crisis in the country, as more than a million cases of cholera have been reported . The statement also praised the role of the Saudi-led pro-legitimacy coalition in its continuous support to Yemen and its people, particularly at the humanitarian and development levels. (more...)
Major breakthrough: Scientists discover new human organ Major breakthrough: Scientists discover new human organ
- March 29, 2018

The short answer is no, the interstitium is not an "undiscovered organ", but scientists are now reporting important and previously unrecognized roles for a network of connective tissue and fluid known as the interstitium . Both strong (collagen) and flexible (elastin) connective tissue proteins makes up the interstitial. That could help researchers decide if it really is an organ, since organs usually serve at least one specific objective. (more...)
United Kingdom schools on lockdown after threats to 'mow down' children received United Kingdom schools on lockdown after threats to 'mow down' children received
- March 29, 2018

An email sent to hundreds of schools across England claimed a auto would drive into pupils as they left the school gates and that any evacuation measures would lead to a mass shooting. Anyone with any information that could assist police were advised to call 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. "The emails inform the school that they will be targeted in an attack later today". (more...)
Man in United Kingdom has strongest gonorrhoea strand ever identified Man in United Kingdom has strongest gonorrhoea strand ever identified
- March 29, 2018

Public Health England officials said the. man contracted the first reported case of the sexually transmitted infection in which two separate antibiotics were unable to cure the bacterial spread, BBC News first reported . A British man caught a super gonorrhea that is resistant to antibiotics, and only realized this after the first choice antibiotics failed. Doctors have warned for years about the risk of antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea , as this STD is increasingly developing resistance ... (more...)
Study shows e-cigarette ads could lead to traditional smoking among teens Study shows e-cigarette ads could lead to traditional smoking among teens
- March 28, 2018

In comparison to teeth exposed to smoke those exposed to an e-cigarette or THP vapour exhibited a minimal change in colour, similar to untreated teeth. The battery-powered gadgets feature a glowing tip and a heating element that turns liquid nicotine and flavourings into a cloud of vapor that users inhale. (more...)
Ram Charan's role in SS Rajamouli's film #RRR revealed Ram Charan's role in SS Rajamouli's film #RRR revealed
- March 28, 2018

Screened in numerous festivals outside India, Rajamoulli made it known to the world that South India is also a powerhouse of producing quality films with mind-boggling grandeur. "Thank you Pakistan global film festival, Karachi for the invite", the filmmaker said in a tweet. But the PiFF seems to be very special for SS Rajamouli as it happens to be the first edition. (more...)
SSC exam fraud: UP STF, Delhi Police arrest 4 hackers SSC exam fraud: UP STF, Delhi Police arrest 4 hackers
- March 28, 2018

The police have also found out that the two tuition teachers, one who was involved in the Amboli case as well, that is, Firoz Ansari and Muzzamil Kazi, had got the ICT paper as well as three other question papers namely Geography, Science, History and Political Science from none than but Hasan. (more...)
Strongly oppose Air India sale, BJP trying to sell country: Mamata Banerjee Strongly oppose Air India sale, BJP trying to sell country: Mamata Banerjee
- March 28, 2018

The minimum net criteria for companies and consortiums has been laid down to keep non-serious and fly-by-night operators away from the bidding process. The further document clarifies that Air India Engineering Service Ltd, AI Air Transport Services, Hotel Corporation of India and Alliance Allied Services Ltd, all subsidiaries of AI, will not be part of the proposed transaction. (more...)
BTC Capital Management Inc. Decreases Holdings in Boeing (BA)
- March 28, 2018

Robinson Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Deutsche Mun Income for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $436.01M market cap company. Budros Ruhlin & Roe Inc. increased its position in shares of Boeing by 6.3% during the second quarter. (NYSE:HCN). 8,640 are held by Focused Wealth Mgmt. (more...)
The MBIA (MBI) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results
- March 28, 2018

MBIA Inc (NYSE:MBI)'s price sits 14.15% above from its SMA 50 of $8.27 and 5.5% far from the SMA 200 which is at $8.12. Fine Capital Partners L.P. increased its holdings in shares of MBIA by 88.9% during the 3rd quarter. (NYSE:MBI). Credit Suisse Ag owns 333,469 shares. M Partners maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Thursday, June 16 report. The Missouri-based Cutter & Co Brokerage Inc. (more...)
Health Groups File Suit to Expedite FDA Review of E-Cigarettes, Cigars Health Groups File Suit to Expedite FDA Review of E-Cigarettes, Cigars
- March 28, 2018

In particular, the FDA delayed for up to six years beyond when the 2016 rule went into effect when manufacturers had to provide information about products on the market and undergo a review of their impact on public health , the lawsuit said. (more...)
Son of Angola's ex-president charged with fraud Son of Angola's ex-president charged with fraud
- March 28, 2018

The fraud is over an alleged illegal transfer of $500m (£350m) from the central bank to the UK. . Dos Santos' passport has been seized and he is forbidden from leaving the country. The suspect transfer was made from the fund's account with the central bank to a London branch of Credit Suisse, but the money was later returned to Angola. (more...)
Rubber ducks are far from squeaky clean, scientists claim Rubber ducks are far from squeaky clean, scientists claim
- March 28, 2018

It turns out the squishy toys are a haven for bacteria. Swiss and American researchers from Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology, ETH Zurich and the University of IL looked at five such rubber toys and found that four of them contained bacteria including legionella that can cause serious lung disease called legionnaire's disease. (more...)
Doctors encourage flu vaccine late in season Doctors encourage flu vaccine late in season
- March 28, 2018

Dr. Christina VandePol, Chester County Coroner, said "Any influenza death is required to be reported to our office, but often we learn of a case only during our review of cremation permits, so the actual number of such deaths is probably higher than 11". (more...)
Cannabidiol Helps Diminish Drug and Alcohol Addiction Cannabidiol Helps Diminish Drug and Alcohol Addiction
- March 28, 2018

The gel reduced relapse caused by stress, the researchers said, and the effects were still visible five months later. Many abstinent addicts find it even harder to control themselves in drug-related settings or when they experience stress or higher levels of anxiousness. (more...)
Weak response forces ICICI Sec to cut IPO size Weak response forces ICICI Sec to cut IPO size
- March 28, 2018

Shareholders pointed to optimism over trade talks between the US and China , after Steven Mnuchin, the US Treasury secretary, told Fox News on Sunday that he was "cautiously hopeful" that a contract between the US and China could be reached. (more...)
Michiana native to compete Monday on 'The Voice' Michiana native to compete Monday on 'The Voice'
- March 28, 2018

Blake acknowledged both guys "worked their butts off" in rehearsal and Jordan "nailed" the performance. The battles go out with a bang tonight as Adam's final pairing lights up the stage with an energetic performance of a chart-topping power ballad by Heart. (more...)
A Second Wave of Flu May Be On the Way, CDC Warns A Second Wave of Flu May Be On the Way, CDC Warns
- March 28, 2018

Doctors say it was the A-strain of the flu that peaked during this current flu season. Last week, more than half of all flu cases confirmed were caused by the B-strain. Alter says children are always vulnerable to the flu. Almost a quarter-million people have been confirmed as flu victims this year, and 133 children have already perished in the 2017-2018 season alone. (more...)