Medical


Critically ill babies evacuated from Texas ahead of Harvey Critically ill babies evacuated from Texas ahead of Harvey
- August 30, 2017

The newborns, some weight less than a pound, will stay at the NICU at Cook's Children's Medical Center. The babies were transported despite their delicate status because of the danger of power loss associated with the storm, said Debbie Boudreaux, the hospital's director of transport. (more...)
Doctors indulge in verbal spat during surgery of pregnant woman Doctors indulge in verbal spat during surgery of pregnant woman
- August 30, 2017

Jodhpur (Rajasthan), Aug 30 ( ANI): In a shocking incident, two doctors forgot their Hippocratic Oath and got indulged in a verbal spat inside the operation theatre during the surgery of a pregnant woman in Rajasthan's Jodhpur. All in all, the team that was inside the operating theatre on that day failed a mother, her child and a patient. While there is no concrete medical evidence at the moment to suggest that the heated exchange resulted in the death of the newborn, experts quoted by ... (more...)
Skeleton reveals unborn baby of a Jurassic 'shark' Skeleton reveals unborn baby of a Jurassic 'shark'
- August 30, 2017

Artistic impression of Ichthyosaurus with embryo. "The preliminary conclusion is that Ichthyosaurus , as a more basal genus, compared with later genera that had higher numbers of embryos, may only have had one embryo", Sachs told Motherboard . (more...)
Ahead Of November Verdict On Aadhaar, Government Extends A Key Deadline Ahead Of November Verdict On Aadhaar, Government Extends A Key Deadline
- August 30, 2017

It was not immediately clear if an extension will also be given for the August 31 deadline for people to link their Aadhaar numbers with their PAN . A window will appear in to the site, assisting you to link your Aadhaar and PAN . However, the SMS facility is only for users whose names are identical on Aadhaar and PAN cards. (more...)
Hurricane Harvey-displaced dogs and cats find a home in Atlanta Hurricane Harvey-displaced dogs and cats find a home in Atlanta
- August 30, 2017

Ideally, she wants dogs and cats in Houston to end up with their owners. "They contacted us and asked if we could take a whole planeload, we reached out to our partners, they said immediately 'yes.' In fact, so many groups have now responded that we may not have that many up for adoption from our program", Cammisa said. (more...)
Tasmanian girl, 11, fighting for life after being shot in face Tasmanian girl, 11, fighting for life after being shot in face
- August 30, 2017

The ABC reported the shooting took place inside a vehicle. Police were called to the Deloraine Medical Centre at about 9pm Tuesday where the girl was undergoing treatment . She was then taken to Launceston General Hospital before she was flown to Melbourne. "Police were everywhere", one said. Police are continuing to interview witnesses and examine the scene. (more...)
Advisory Breaks Up and Sells Following Elliott Campaign Advisory Breaks Up and Sells Following Elliott Campaign
- August 30, 2017

Among 17 analysts covering Advisory Board (NASDAQ:ABCO), 8 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 8 Hold. Mngmt Inc invested in 802,391 shares or 2.06% of the stock. (ABCO) announced Tuesday, Aug. 29, that it will split the company and sell the parts to two different buyers. It has outperformed by 46.98% the S&P500. (more...)
Professor Condemns Texans Deserve Hurricane Harvey for Supporting Trump Professor Condemns Texans Deserve Hurricane Harvey for Supporting Trump
- August 29, 2017

Sociology professor Kenneth L. Storey posted the tweet and two responses on Sunday before removing the entire thread and his profile photo. "Hopefully this will help them realize the GOP doesnt care about them" Sunday afternoon. "Yep, those who voted for him [Trump] here deserve it as well", he responded. "I never intended it to be that". The university told WFTS that Storey made these comments on his private account and "they don't represent the university's views". (more...)
Trump Again Threatens NAFTA Exit to Pressure Canada, Mexico Trump Again Threatens NAFTA Exit to Pressure Canada, Mexico
- August 29, 2017

One of the worst trade deals ever signed. NAFTA did away with most barriers, including tariffs, on trade between the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Ignoring Trump's threats, Gutierrez said in a statement that "As we have done in the past, Mexico stands with Texas in this hard moment". (more...)
FDA moves forward on ecstasy ingredient trials for PTSD FDA moves forward on ecstasy ingredient trials for PTSD
- August 29, 2017

According to the Executive Director of the MAPS Public Benefit Corporation (MPBC), Amy Emerson, this process will go a lot more smoothly with the approval of the FDA. The MDMA treatment demonstrated that out of 107 subjects, within two months 61 per cent no longer showed PTSD symptoms. All Phase 2 participants had chronic, treatment-resistant PTSD, and had suffered from PTSD for an average of 17.8 years. (more...)
Criminalizing marital rape may become tool for harassing husbands: Center to HC Criminalizing marital rape may become tool for harassing husbands: Center to HC
- August 29, 2017

According to the affidavit filed in the court, the government said, "Marital rape in India can not be criminalized as India has its own unique set of problems like literacy, lack of financial empowerment of the majority of females, mindset of the society, vast diversity, poverty, etc". (more...)
INVESTOR ALERT: Investigation of Acorda Therapeutics Announced by Holzer & Holzer INVESTOR ALERT: Investigation of Acorda Therapeutics Announced by Holzer & Holzer
- August 29, 2017

The company was maintained on Tuesday, August 25 by Cowen & Co. Acorda Therapeutics said today it will work to address FDA concerns that prompted the agency to send a "Refuse to File" (RTF) letter in response to the company's New Drug Application (NDA) for Parkinson's disease (PD) treatment Inbrija™ (CVT-301). (more...)
Slow and Steady Wins the Weight-Loss Race Slow and Steady Wins the Weight-Loss Race
- August 29, 2017

Most notably, it is an observational study, and therefore can't prove cause and effect. In order to understand the underlying reasons why some people have decreased success with weight loss programs and determine the predictors that might enhance future treatment outcomes, the team of psychologists enrolled 183 obese or overweighed participants in a one-year weight loss program with a follow up one or two years after the program started. (more...)
Moderate fat consumption may lower risk of death, global study finds Moderate fat consumption may lower risk of death, global study finds
- August 29, 2017

Mente. Study participants had an age range of 35 to 70 and came from 18 low, middle and high income countries. A quarter of the 135,000 subjects - mostly in poorer nations - derived more than 70 percent of their daily calories from carbohydrates , while half had less than seven percent saturated fats in their diet. (more...)
Women dressed as nuns attempt to rob bank Women dressed as nuns attempt to rob bank
- August 29, 2017

The incident occurred at a Citizens Bank near Tannersville, WNEP reported. The women, dressed in habits, carried handbags and one wore a pair of sunglasses. The robbers were described as two Hispanic women, around five-foot-tall with medium build. Authorities warned that the women are armed and risky. (more...)
'Dramatic Flooding' Primary Concern as Harvey Rages On 'Dramatic Flooding' Primary Concern as Harvey Rages On
- August 29, 2017

The scale of such efforts pales in comparison to what Houston would have faced, with the population of the five parishes included in the federal emergency declaration approved on Monday totalling fewer than 340,000 people. Up to 20 more inches of rain could fall in the coming days, on top of the 30 inches some areas have experienced so far. But as the Louisiana parish where he serves as emergency preparedness director faces its own deluge from Tropical Storm Harvey , Gremillion also ... (more...)
Sleeping In Cars, Walking Through Water, Texans Braved Harvey To Find Shelter Sleeping In Cars, Walking Through Water, Texans Braved Harvey To Find Shelter
- August 29, 2017

Since Friday when Harvey reached Texas as a Category 4 hurricane, the storm has affected about 25 percent of the state's population, or 6.8 million people in 18 counties and has been blamed for at least two deaths. He said officials are requesting volunteers and supplies for its emergency efforts. People evacuate a neighborhood inundated by floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey on Monday. (more...)
LG to make its appliances work with Amazon Echo LG to make its appliances work with Amazon Echo
- August 29, 2017

Long expected and highly anticipated, Amazon today announced that its flagship Echo devices now support synchronized music playback. You might set an Echo and an Echo Dot in your bedroom and an office, for example, and name the group "upstairs". (more...)
U.S. family of 6 presumed dead after van sinks in Harvey floods U.S. family of 6 presumed dead after van sinks in Harvey floods
- August 29, 2017

The children's great-uncle was trying to drive all of them to a safer place when the van nose-dived into the water near Greens Bayou, the relatives said. Authorities did not immediately verify the report, and no bodies have been recovered. Witnesses said first responders were in the area, but were unable to rescue the passengers. (more...)
Ameriprise Financial Inc. Has $242.56 Million Stake in Amgen Inc. (AMGN)
- August 29, 2017

Rothschild Investment Corp increased Amgen Inc ( AMGN ) stake by 8.63% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Regentatlantic Capital LLC now owns 71,614 shares of the medical research company's stock valued at $11,750,000 after buying an additional 1,301 shares during the period. (more...)
Sindh transgender community rejects census results, announces protest Sindh transgender community rejects census results, announces protest
- August 29, 2017

It said it did not manipulate the results. The Sindh government had rejected the results of the census and chose to call an all parties conference (APC) on this issue. President of the Sindh chapter of the Gender Interactive Alliance (Gia) Bindiya Rana said that they were heartbroken after reviewing the results. He said there is a certain group in the country that doesn't want equal distribution of resources. (more...)
Odisha twins separated partially, shifted to ICU — AIIMS Surgery Odisha twins separated partially, shifted to ICU — AIIMS Surgery
- August 29, 2017

Ashok Mohapatra. In a almost 24-hour surgery, attempted for the first time in India, the surgeons have been able to partially separate the brains of the twins and to create venous bypass, since the two shared veins that return blood to the heart from the brain. (more...)
Siem de Jong seals Ajax return Siem de Jong seals Ajax return
- August 29, 2017

De Jong joins striker Emmanuel Riviere in leaving the club as Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez attempts to remove players from his squad who are surplus to requirements with Tim Krul, Achraf Lazaar, Grant Hanley and Jack Colback among those who have been told they can leave. (more...)
US Marshals Seize 'Unproven' Smallpox Vaccine From Stem Cell Clinic US Marshals Seize 'Unproven' Smallpox Vaccine From Stem Cell Clinic
- August 29, 2017

The vaccine is not commercially available, and the agency said it is looking into how StemImmune obtained it for use in treatments given to cancer patients at California Stem Cell Treatment Centers in Rancho Mirage and Beverly Hills. Many offer fat-derived injections that supposedly treat everything from hip and knee problems to autism and Alzheimer's disease. The treatment was injected intravenously and directed into patients' tumors. (more...)
#OurMumuDonDo protesters storm EFCC, ask FG to repatriate Diezani #OurMumuDonDo protesters storm EFCC, ask FG to repatriate Diezani
- August 29, 2017

Justice Obiozor had ordered the interim forfeiture of the fund on Wednesday, August 9, providing any interested party with the chance to convince the court not to permanently forfeit the sum to the Federal Government. Recently, a Lagos Federal High Court ordered the forfeiture of some property linked to Diezani because they were believed to have been acquired using proceeds of stolen wealth. (more...)
Obaze wins PDP's gov primary in Anambra, Uba kicks Obaze wins PDP's gov primary in Anambra, Uba kicks
- August 29, 2017

While announcing his withdrawal from the contest, Emeka cited irregularities in the party's delegates' list. Obaze's election came after over two weeks of high power politicking, characterised by intrigues among major politicians in the state, including former governor of the state, Mr. (more...)
Kohli has no regrets about changing the batting order Kohli has no regrets about changing the batting order
- August 29, 2017

He also learns his lessons quickly. "Everything which we develop requires practice because without practice nothing is possible". So the good thing is that we will all be together. The fourth one-dayer will be played in Colombo on Thursday with the fifth and final match slated for Sunday at the same venue . Earlier, Shikhar Dhawan (5), Virat Kohli (3), Lokesh Rahul (17) and Kedar Jadhav (0) failed to step up to the occasion and were dismissed cheaply. (more...)
Burlington Stores (BURL) Board Declares Share Repurchase Program
- August 29, 2017

The Company's product categories include coats, women, men, juniors, girls, boys, shoes, handbags and accessories, beauty and fragrance, home and toys. The firm earned "Overweight" rating on Tuesday, April 19 by JP Morgan. RBC Capital Markets has "Sector Perform" rating and $55 target. Wells Fargo downgraded the shares of TEN in report on Wednesday, April 27 to "Market Perform" rating. (more...)
How Much Trouble is Aetna in After Its HIV Status Breach? How Much Trouble is Aetna in After Its HIV Status Breach?
- August 29, 2017

However, customers say that when they received the letters, their names and medical information-including that they were receiving treatment for HIV-were visible through a large window on the front of the envelope. The plaintiff in the Aetna case was described as a "52-year-old Bucks County [Pa.] man, whose sister learned from an unopened large-window envelope that arrived in their mail that he was taking HIV medications". (more...)
As Harvey flooding impacts nation's blood supply, Tri-State urged to donate As Harvey flooding impacts nation's blood supply, Tri-State urged to donate
- August 28, 2017

Bloodworks Northwest sent an emergency shipment of blood components to the Gulf Coast Blood Center in Houston. Blood centers in Houston and other affected areas are unable to collect blood, and Oklahoma Blood Institute is taking part in the nationwide relief effort to help shore up the blood supply. (more...)