Medical


Pressure on NHS to give prostate screening Pressure on NHS to give prostate screening
- May 09, 2018

We agree with the USPSTF that African American men and men with a family history of prostate cancer are at an increased risk of developing the disease, and that they should discuss with their physicians the benefits and risks of testing in order to make a shared, informed decision. (more...)
Nigeria saved N200bln from ghost workers - Osinbajo says Nigeria saved N200bln from ghost workers - Osinbajo says
- May 09, 2018

In his remark at the "OGP week" retreat yesterday in Abuja, the Vice President said the over N200 billion was saved through the instrumentality of government's Presidential Initiative on Continuous Audit (PICA), housed in the Federal Ministry of Finance which was created to clean up the Federal payroll and pensions systems, across all our Ministries, Departments and Agencies. (more...)
Taiwan Slurs China For Not Being Invited to Global Health Meet Taiwan Slurs China For Not Being Invited to Global Health Meet
- May 09, 2018

It would facilitate Taiwan's inclusion "if and when cross-strait understanding on WHA participation is restored", it told Agence France-Presse in a statement . China does not recognize Taiwanese sovereignty as part of its One-China policy. When asked whether Beijing requested the World Health Organization to exclude Taiwan , Mr Geng did not confirm or deny but said it is "normal" for China to have regular communication with the WHO. (more...)
Paying bills caused spike in anxiety levels Paying bills caused spike in anxiety levels
- May 09, 2018

Overall, 39 percent of respondents said they're more anxious than they were previous year, according to the American Psychiatric Association (APA) survey , which was released Monday. Respondents were also asked their attitudes and perceptions about mental health and treatment. Though, certain trends were observed when groups were compared. (more...)
Yemen Rebels Target Saudi Capital with Missiles Yemen Rebels Target Saudi Capital with Missiles
- May 09, 2018

Saudi women will be allowed to start driving in the kingdom from June 24, the General Department of Traffic Director General Mohammed al-Bassami said on Tuesday, May 8. Their driving skills will be assessed before granting them the license. Saudi women have previously petitioned the government for the lifting of the ban, and even taken to the wheel in protest . (more...)
Red Hat Takes Cathay Pacific Infrastructure to the Cloud Red Hat Takes Cathay Pacific Infrastructure to the Cloud
- May 09, 2018

The CoreOS tools will complement OpenShift's capabilities for running containerized applications. Also, EVP Arun Oberoi sold 15,000 shares of Red Hat Software stock in a transaction on Monday, April 9th. It dived, as 45 investors sold Red Hat, Inc . shares while 179 reduced holdings. "CoreOS focused on "Day 2" management, operations and services", Joe Fernandes, Red Hat Inc . (more...)
Civil Rights Groups Plan to Sue HUD Over Fair Housing Civil Rights Groups Plan to Sue HUD Over Fair Housing
- May 09, 2018

But the groups that filed the suit said the first effective federal regulations toward that end came 47 years later, with the Obama administration requirement. Fair-housing advocates who helped develop the rule under the Obama administration said that's why the rule is necessary and that almost all of the rejected plans were soon accepted after HUD officials stepped in to help, the Post reported. (more...)
Stock'S Earning Overview DENTSPLY International Inc. (XRAY)
- May 09, 2018

The Company holds the market capitalization of $10.80B along with 230.10M outstanding shares. The Stock now has a Weekly Volatility of 2.51% and Monthly Volatility of 2.19%. In current trading day Aerie Pharmaceuticals, Inc. The general volume in the last trading session was 5,652,014 shares. The insider now directly owns 67,804 shares worth $3,181,364. (more...)
Celgene (CELG) Downgraded by Royal Bank of Canada to "Outperform"
- May 09, 2018

Clearbridge Investments LLC now owns 6,316,829 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock worth $659,224,000 after purchasing an additional 916,173 shares in the last quarter. Marshall And Sullivan Wa owns 1.42% invested in Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG ) for 16,989 shares. Retirement Of Alabama invested in 0.32% or 643,943 shares. (more...)
Baldness cure could come from side-effect of cancer drug Baldness cure could come from side-effect of cancer drug
- May 09, 2018

The only other option open to patients losing their hair is transplantation surgery. Male pattern baldness is the most common cause of hair loss, which experts say can be extremely distressing for men. The team carried out a full gene expression analysis of isolated human scalp hair follicles treated with CsA. The scientists are the first to discover the importance of a protein called SFRP1 in hair growth. (more...)
Karnataka: 9746 voter cards found in RR Nagar Karnataka: 9746 voter cards found in RR Nagar
- May 09, 2018

In the wake of the huge voter identification card scam being unearthed, the BJP and JD (S) have both demanded the countermanding of elections at the Rajarajeshwarinagar constituency in Bengaluru . Sanjiv Kumar, addressing the reporters on late Tuesday night, said 9,746 voter cards were seized from a flat in the constituency. A case was registered in Jalahalli police station in this regard and BJP has also filed a compliant with the Election Commission. (more...)
Democratic Republic of Congo confirms two Ebola cases, 10 more cases suspected Democratic Republic of Congo confirms two Ebola cases, 10 more cases suspected
- May 09, 2018

The Ministry of Health of Democratic of the Congo (DRC) informed WHO that two out of five samples collected from five patients tested positive for EVD at the Institut National de Recherche Biomédicale (INRB) in Kinshasa. Ebola is thought to be spread by fruit bats, which can host the virus without dying. The town is roughly 40 miles from the Republic of Congo border. (more...)
Illnesses on the rise | VitalSigns Illnesses on the rise | VitalSigns
- May 09, 2018

Officials said thousands of Americans will get sick from tick bites this tick season. The agency said the country needs to better prepare for this public health threat. "We want people to know that the ticks that are most responsible for biting people and transmitting the bacteria that cause Lyme disease are small-the size of a poppy seed", a CDC spokesperson said. (more...)
Woman's runny nose was actually fluid from inside her brain Woman's runny nose was actually fluid from inside her brain
- May 09, 2018

During that accident, she remembers hitting her head on a dashboard and she thought that was the reasons for her chronic headaches . Kendra, now 52, suffered a broken shoulder, and has been plagued with migraines and a relentlessly runny nose ever since. (more...)
Even Small Injuries To Head Can Significantly Increase Chances Of Dementia Even Small Injuries To Head Can Significantly Increase Chances Of Dementia
- May 08, 2018

The study, which tracked more than 350,000 participants, showed that the likelihood of dementia more than doubled following concussion. Traumatic brain injuries do not always cause concussion and a mild brain injury often does not cause loss of consciousness, but can cause temporary amnesia for up to a day. (more...)
Walmart pharmacies to restrict opioid prescriptions nationwide Walmart pharmacies to restrict opioid prescriptions nationwide
- May 08, 2018

The company said the limits will go into effect within 60 days at all Walmart and Sam's Club stores in the United State and Puerto Rico. Walmart also said it would require e-prescriptions for controlled substances starting in 2020, noting they'd been shown to be less susceptible to errors and could not be changed or copied. (more...)
Park Sung-hyun returns to form with 3rd LPGA win Park Sung-hyun returns to form with 3rd LPGA win
- May 08, 2018

Nicole Broch Larsen , a victor on the Ladies European Tour and the Symetra Tour, turned in a 67 in her first 18 of Saturday and then continued the momentum with two birdies in a clean first nine of her final round. Ko ended a near two-year title drought on the tour to win last week's LPGA Mediheal Championship. "And I said, 'OK, '" Duncan said. She even led the table at one point and was tied-1st after the completion of 36 holes. (more...)
Free cancer screenings for Melanoma Monday Free cancer screenings for Melanoma Monday
- May 08, 2018

If caught in the early stages, doctors say melanoma is entirely treatable, but it does spread quickly. How to find a free SPOTme® skin cancer screening in your area; more than 400 screenings are available nationwide in May. B is for Border: The spot has an irregular, scalloped or poorly defined border. Moles should have a diameter that's smaller than the eraser of pencil. (more...)
Portable 3D Printer Can Directly Print Skin On A Person Portable 3D Printer Can Directly Print Skin On A Person
- May 07, 2018

For the record, the victims with serious skin wounds may heavily damage all the three skin layers: the epidermis, followed by dermis, and the hypodermis. Now, some of the same scientists have developed a handheld device that prints skin directly onto deep wounds. Researchers at the Toronto University School of Medicine and Applied Science and Technology, headed by Deputy Professor Axel Gunter, made the publication in the Lab on a Chip biomedical engineering magazine. (more...)
Virat Kohli will not be treated differently: Surrey Director Alec Stewart Virat Kohli will not be treated differently: Surrey Director Alec Stewart
- May 07, 2018

Kohli's county stint is expected to help him get used to English conditions ahead of the much-anticipated India's tour of England. Kohli , who will not play the oneoff Test against Afghanistan and two T20 Internationals against Ireland (all in June), is keen to redeem himself in the Old Blighty in pursuit of greatness. (more...)
IMD warns of thunderstorms in 13 states today IMD warns of thunderstorms in 13 states today
- May 07, 2018

Storm alert has also been issued for Haryana, Chandigarh and Delhi. Don't stand/sleep under the tree. Stop or make sure the fire lit in open area should be immediately lit off when not in use. The weather department said heavy rains, along with gusty wind would blow over entire Haryana, parts of Delhi, Western Uttar Pradesh and six northeastern states on Monday, apart spells of shower with stormy winds near the southern coast of Kerala and Karnataka. (more...)
Pennsylvania: Health officials warn of possible measles exposure in Williamsport, Port Trevorton
- May 07, 2018

Murray. That will help prevent others at those facilities from being exposed to the illness. ■ Old Country Buffet , 821 Country Route 64, Elmira, frin 1 to 4 p.m. People first develop a fever, then may have a cough, runny nose and watery eyes, followed by appearance of the rash. The Wolf Administration today alerted employees, customers and visitors to two locations in Williamsport, Lycoming County and Port Trevorton, Snyder County, that an individual with a confirmed case of measles ... (more...)
Wine and Tobacco Packaging Market by Manufacturers and Sales 2017 to 2022 Wine and Tobacco Packaging Market by Manufacturers and Sales 2017 to 2022
- May 06, 2018

Aslo includes Baby Foods industry's - Upstream raw materials, equipment and downstream consumers analysis is also carried out. First of all, " Global Baby Foods Market 2018" report provides a basic overview of the Baby Foods industry including definitions, classifications, applications and Baby Foods industry chain structure. (more...)
Six-Story Sinkhole Opens Under New Zealand Farm Six-Story Sinkhole Opens Under New Zealand Farm
- May 06, 2018

GNS Science volcanologist Brad Scott told Newshub the sinkhole was three times larger than any he has seen before. The sinkhole was discovered at New Zealand's Earthquake Flat which is 15 kilometers (9 miles) southeast of Rotorua on the country's North Island. (more...)
Gadkari to lay foundation stone of highway projects in Telangana today Gadkari to lay foundation stone of highway projects in Telangana today
- May 06, 2018

Under this project, the state is developing 54 junctions in Hyderabad by building flyovers, skyways and elevated corridors at a cost of Rs 23,000 crore. The four projects are estimated to cost Rs 1,500 crore. Gadkari also sanctioned Rs 5,500 crore for 330 km of Regional Ring Road (RRR) next to Outer Ring Road which will cover the Sangareddy-Gajwel-Choutuppal route and the Choutuppal-Shadnagar-Kandi route. (more...)
Woman lived with cockroach in her ear for 9 days Woman lived with cockroach in her ear for 9 days
- May 06, 2018

The bug not only crawled into her ear but got in deep and hung on with all its might. Pulling it out, she saw two brown legs belonging to the roach stuck to the bud. Two minutes later, it stopped moving. She then took a trip to the emergency room, where Today reports a doctor applied an anesthetic to kill the insect. (more...)
ADB chief says trade friction, debt could hobble Asia growth ADB chief says trade friction, debt could hobble Asia growth
- May 05, 2018

Gupta. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has agreed to accelerate ongoing bilateral projects in Sri Lanka valued at over United States dollars 3.6 billion and further enhance the already existing robust bilateral cooperation. Yu said China will continue to support the development of ADB. Both sides agreed at the meeting to accelerate ongoing bilateral projects, which now surpass US$ 3.6 billion. (more...)
QA Hospital to help NHS rectify breast screening computer error QA Hospital to help NHS rectify breast screening computer error
- May 05, 2018

An inquiry has been launched into the error where the best estimate available indicates there may have been between 135 and 270 women who "had their lives shortened". A PHE spokesman added: 'We are aware that the helpline is busy, particularly at peak times. "We have built additional resilience into the system to ensure that as many people are able to receive support as possible". (more...)
A battle between Daredevils batsmen and Sunrisers bowlers A battle between Daredevils batsmen and Sunrisers bowlers
- May 05, 2018

SRH are now at the top of the table with 12 points from eight games but they will be in no mood to take the sixth-placed Delhi lightly whose young batting department has rattled the opposition bowling line-up recently be it Kolkata Knight Riders, Chennai Super Kings or Rajasthan Royals. (more...)
Scientists Have A New Answer to Why Our Hair Turns Gray Scientists Have A New Answer to Why Our Hair Turns Gray
- May 05, 2018

The study authors explained that when a body is under attack from a virus or bacteria, the innate immune system kicks into gear. All cells have the ability to detect foreign invaders and they respond by producing signaling molecules called interferons. (more...)