Medical


Bathroom Hand Dryers Spew Fecal Matter Bathroom Hand Dryers Spew Fecal Matter
- April 14, 2018

According to an abstract, scientists exposed a plate to a hand dryer for 30 seconds and saw an average of 18 to 60 colonies of bacteria per plate. Spore-forming colonies, identified as B. A study by the scientists at the University of CT found hand dryers in men's and women's bathrooms blew bacteria onto hands including fecal matter. (more...)
Freshway Foods recalls romaine lettuce sold at Schnucks Freshway Foods recalls romaine lettuce sold at Schnucks
- April 14, 2018

The Illinois Department of Public Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Food and Drug Administration say there's a multi-state cluster of E. Those at particular risk include very young children and the elderly. The chopped lettuce has been consumed at restaurants and people's homes. Restaurants and stores are advised not to serve or sell chopped romaine lettuce. (more...)
4 killed as fire breaks out in a building in northwest Delhi 4 killed as fire breaks out in a building in northwest Delhi
- April 14, 2018

The police identified the deceased as Rakesh Nagpal, his wife Tina Nagpal and their two children, aged seven and three, PTI reported. Victims die due to suffocation n 8 fire tenders take 2 hrs to douse flames. A 90-year-old woman is battling for life. Five vehicles which were parked in the basement of the building have also been destroyed in the fire. The fire reportedly broke out in the pump room of the building. (more...)
Sridevi wins National Award for 'Best Actress' Sridevi wins National Award for 'Best Actress'
- April 14, 2018

Mom received another award, with AR Rahman winning for Best Background Score; Jayaraj was named Best Director for the Malayalam film Bhayanakam; and Ladhakh was named the Best Regional Film . There can't be another moment that can make us more proud or happier than this. Our team has applied for four categories like best actor , best film , best lyrics and best dialogue . (more...)
Investor Research Report on AbbVie Inc. (ABBV) Investor Research Report on AbbVie Inc. (ABBV)
- April 14, 2018

The overall volume in the last trading session was 6,402,961 shares. About 6.40 million shares traded. AbbVie Inc . (NYSE: ABBV ) has risen 39.20% since April 13, 2017 and is uptrending. On Monday, February 19 the insider Michael Robert A. sold $119,351. AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV ) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Friday, January 26th. (more...)
Karnataka elections: Siddaramaiah is No. 1 choice for CM, predicts opinion poll Karnataka elections: Siddaramaiah is No. 1 choice for CM, predicts opinion poll
- April 14, 2018

The TV channel had stated it had accessed the details of the poll schedule from informed sources and, given that the information was not entirely accurate, it was obvious that it was not a leak. Around 53 per cent of Dalits and 48 per cent of Edigas said that they would vote for the Congress in the Assembly election. On this issue also the BJP is also facing piquant situation since its effort to convince Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who is now on treatment at US and Maharashtra ... (more...)
PM Modi boards Delhi Metro, surprises visitors PM Modi boards Delhi Metro, surprises visitors
- April 14, 2018

Mr Modi took the Metro at Lok Kalyan Marg metro station. Amid attacks from the opposition, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will seek to reach out to Dalits and tribals by unveiling several pro-poor schemes in this Maoist-affected, low-literacy district in Chhattisgarh's Bastar on Dalit icon B.R. (more...)
Search for woman in murder investigation has extended to Florida Search for woman in murder investigation has extended to Florida
- April 14, 2018

Marshals in Minnesota and Florida are aiding the search for Riess. On Friday came reports out of Florida that U.S. Marshals investigating the Minnesota murder are linking Reiss to a murder that took place inside a luxury condo in Fort Meyers Beach early this week. (more...)
Karnataka Assembly Polls: Internal differences delay Congress' first list of candidates Karnataka Assembly Polls: Internal differences delay Congress' first list of candidates
- April 14, 2018

The alleged leak of Karnataka Assembly Elections dates was just speculation, said the Election Commission of India on Friday. The Central Election Committee (CEC), presided over by party chief Rahul Gandhi, held first round of discussion in the morning and will deliberate again in the evening and finalise the first list. (more...)
Promising results in potential treatment for peanut allergies according to researchers Promising results in potential treatment for peanut allergies according to researchers
- April 13, 2018

During the study, mice were given three monthly doses of a nasal spray, the same way as children in receive a flu vaccine . For 20 years, researchers worked on an effective way to reverse the action of the immune cells. However, about two weeks after the first vaccine doses, they no longer had such symptoms. The findings are another step toward a potential clinical trial down the road to test the method in humans. (more...)
Compagnie Lombard Odier SCmA Cuts Position in Medtronic plc. (NYSE:MDT)
- April 13, 2018

Parnassus Investments who had been investing in Hanesbrands Inc. for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $6.74B market cap company. Delta Air Lines rose 3.0 per cent after posting falling revenues but better-than-predictable earnings per share. (more...)
Stock Traders Purchase High Volume of Sprouts Farmers Market Call Options (SFM) Stock Traders Purchase High Volume of Sprouts Farmers Market Call Options (SFM)
- April 13, 2018

It has underperformed by 14.49% the S&P500. Among 25 analysts covering Sprouts Farmers Market (NASDAQ: SFM ), 15 have Buy rating , 2 Sell and 8 Hold. Sprouts Farmers Market had 86 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Lapides Asset Management Llc holds 3.73% of its portfolio in Sprouts Farmers Market , Inc. (more...)
Rajkummar Rao's 'Newton' Bags Best Film Award At 65th National Awards Rajkummar Rao's 'Newton' Bags Best Film Award At 65th National Awards
- April 13, 2018

Pankaj Tripathi , who played the role of a CRPF officer in the film , won a Special Mention at the National Film Awards for his performance. It was selected as India's official entry in the Best Foreign Language Film category for Oscars 2018, but didn't make it to the final shortlist. (more...)
IHH looks to join race to acquire Fortis Healthcare IHH looks to join race to acquire Fortis Healthcare
- April 13, 2018

The family offices of the two prominent Delhi business groups plan to infuse Rs 500 crore into Fortis immediately through a preferential offer and follow up with another Rs 750 crore through a similar offer within three weeks. With the Munjal-Burman offer on the table, the Fortis board may now be forced to put at least two binding offers to its shareholders to vote on. On Wednesday, IHH made a non-binding offer to the board of Fortis Healthcare offering Rs 160 a share for its hospitals and ... (more...)
Europa League Round-up: Arsenal, Atletico reach semi-finals, RB Salzburg stun Lazio Europa League Round-up: Arsenal, Atletico reach semi-finals, RB Salzburg stun Lazio
- April 13, 2018

They were punished for slack defending in each half through Chalov and Nababkin, though, as Viktor Goncharenko's side showed signs they would punish the Gunners' complacency and snatch a spot in the last four. The evening started badly for the French club as Bruma swept home for the visitors inside two minutes, leaving Marseille needing three goals to turn the tie around. (more...)
Supreme Court refuses to hear urgent plea against 'Nanak Shah Fakir' Supreme Court refuses to hear urgent plea against 'Nanak Shah Fakir'
- April 13, 2018

As the apex court began its proceedings this morning, SGPC mentioned the matter before a bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra seeking modification of its order allowing the release of the film. It also said that outsiders can not control freedom of expression of an artiste. "We are concerned with certification and the certification is there", the bench said, when senior advocate P S Patwalia persisted with his submission that the plea be heard either on Thursday or Friday. (more...)
What Are Analysts Saying? Colgate-Palmolive Company (CL) What Are Analysts Saying? Colgate-Palmolive Company (CL)
- April 13, 2018

When we look at the Volatility of the company, Week Volatility is at 1.28% whereas Month Volatility is at 1.67%. The stock increased 1.94% or $3.46 during the last trading session, reaching $181.78. If we take a long term observation, shares have been trading at a distance of -1.41% from the 200-day moving average. Ascend Capital Ltd reported 75,700 shares stake. (more...)
Alcohol guidelines in many countries may not be safe Alcohol guidelines in many countries may not be safe
- April 13, 2018

That directly contradicts USA government guidelines that define moderate, "low-risk" drinking as two drinks a day for men and one drink for women, with a limit of 14 a week for men and seven for women - with lower levels for people over the age of 65. (more...)
Royal Challengers look to open account against Kings XI Punjab Royal Challengers look to open account against Kings XI Punjab
- April 13, 2018

With the likes of Yuzvendra Chahal , Tim Southee, Corey Anderson, Coling de Grandhomme and Washington Sundar , it will be interesting to see how the RCB bowling will line up in their match against Kings XI Punjab . RCB retained their three very crucial players including AB de Villiers , Virat Kohli and Sarfaraz Khan . After playing out flat in 2016, there was a lot of sluggishness to it past year, which hampered RCB. (more...)
Despite UN warnings, Myanmar vows early Rohingya return Despite UN warnings, Myanmar vows early Rohingya return
- April 13, 2018

According to U.N. officials, almost 700,000 Rohingya have fled into Bangladesh from Rakhine to escape a military crackdown since August, amid reports of murder, rape and arson by Myanmar troops and Buddhist vigilantes which the United Nations has likened to "ethnic cleansing". (more...)
Narendra Modi assures States on sharing of funds Narendra Modi assures States on sharing of funds
- April 13, 2018

The 1971 data is also the basis for the distribution of Lok Sabha seats among India's states. At a conclave of finance ministers of southern states held in Thiruvananthapuram on Tuesday, Kerala, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Puducherry said that the Terms of Reference (ToR) was in contradiction to the principles of Federalism enshrined in the Constitution and also would result in revenue loss to performing states. (more...)
Dolphins cheerleader says she faced discrimination after revealing her virginity Dolphins cheerleader says she faced discrimination after revealing her virginity
- April 13, 2018

A former Miami Dolphins cheerleader claims that she was discriminated against by the team and the National Football League for talking about her Christian faith - and mocked after she admitted that she was a virgin. In an Instagram post announcing her departure, Ware said: 'For me, this decision was first and foremost about being obedient to God, living faith to faith and having the courage to always stay true'. (more...)
Power-play goals propel Bruins past Maple Leafs in playoff opener Power-play goals propel Bruins past Maple Leafs in playoff opener
- April 13, 2018

The matchup is the first in the postseason for the teams since Toronto's Game 7 collapse in the first round in 2013, when Boston rallied from a 4-1 deficit in the third period, scoring twice in the last 82 seconds of regulation to send it into overtime. (more...)
Oil hovers near highest since 2014 as OPEC sees tighter market Oil hovers near highest since 2014 as OPEC sees tighter market
- April 13, 2018

The economic crisis in Venezuela and the re-imposition of US sanctions on Iran could involuntarily double the size of the group's agreed cuts by year-end, with further potential to send prices spiraling higher. dollar, but crude futures still drew support from mounting political tension in the Middle East and shrinking global oil inventories. Investors worry that the rise in US crude could dampen the efforts made by OPEC to end a supply glut. (more...)
UK's May to seek ministers' support for joining strikes on Syria UK's May to seek ministers' support for joining strikes on Syria
- April 13, 2018

Mr Macron said he has been talking regularly this week with U.S. president Donald Trump about the most effective response and that any French action would target Syria's chemical weapons abilities. Merkel has however ruled out joining any possible strikes against Syria. Russia's UN ambassador last night called for an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council. (more...)
Big Pay Raise Lures Oklahoma's Big Pay Raise Lures Oklahoma's "Teacher Of The Year" To North Texas
- April 13, 2018

So far today, the OEA has declined interviews with the media but recently announced union leaders will hold a press conference at 4 p.m. She told reporters the OEA had achieved most of its goals and called the almost $1-billion in new funding "historic". (more...)
Justice Chelameswar refuses to hear plea on case allotment Justice Chelameswar refuses to hear plea on case allotment
- April 13, 2018

Justice Chelameswar , who is set to retire on 22 June, justified his refusal thus: "I don't want another reversal of my order in 24 hours". Several jurists and former judges of the Supreme Court and various high courts have criticised the verdict, arguing that the CJI should have recused himself from hearing the petition filed by Pande as the petition directly concerned him. (more...)
Hand dryers collect feces, spray them on you, study says Hand dryers collect feces, spray them on you, study says
- April 13, 2018

The debate over whether bathroom hand dryers or paper towels are more sustainable and hygienic has never been clearly won by either side.https://www.sciencealert.com/the-great-bathroom-debate-paper-towel-or-hand-dryerhttps://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/compost/wp/2012/12/14/the-paper-towel-hand-dryer-wars-are-over/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.0fd667fe354a Now a new concern has emerged. (more...)
Former Speaker John Boehner: 'My thinking on cannabis has evolved' Former Speaker John Boehner: 'My thinking on cannabis has evolved'
- April 12, 2018

They issued a joint statement saying, "we both believe the time has come for serious consideration of a shift in federal marijuana policy". Doctorow faulted Boehner for supporting a policy that led to "the criminalization, imprisonment and ruination of millions of Americans". (more...)
IPL 2018: Why Bhuvneshwar Kumar is not playing the SRH-MI clash IPL 2018: Why Bhuvneshwar Kumar is not playing the SRH-MI clash
- April 12, 2018

With the likes of Shakib Al Hasan , Rashid Khan , Billy Stanlake and Siddharth Kaul all playing their parts to perfection, it is becoming hard to look beyond the Sunrisers as the favourites for the title. Mumbai on the other side of the coin, didn't have a good start with both the openers Rohit Sharma and Evin Lewis struggling, but the middle order stood up for the team and made a statement. (more...)