Medical


13-year-old Mumbai rape survivor gives birth to a boy 13-year-old Mumbai rape survivor gives birth to a boy
- September 09, 2017

Dr Ashok Anand, a gynaecologist at the JJ Hospital , said, "The minor delivered a baby boy". "There are higher chances of the mother developing complications as the term goes on so doing a delivery or a c-section is definitely a lower risk for her", he added. (more...)
Help end the stigma of talking about mental health Help end the stigma of talking about mental health
- September 09, 2017

As for Logic, he shares in an interview with the campaign that his song titled "1-800-273-8255", the number for the National Suicide Prevention Hotline, is an ode to his fans who said his music has helped them navigate tough times. "Your words of compassion, acceptance, and hope may be the lifeline that will help save the lives of people in your congregation". They also give us an opportunity to remember those lost to suicide; to encourage survivors of suicide, survivors of suicide ... (more...)
Alcohol industry 'playing down' risk of cancer by using tobacco industry tactics Alcohol industry 'playing down' risk of cancer by using tobacco industry tactics
- September 09, 2017

Researchers analysed information relating to cancer on the websites and documents of nearly 30 alcohol industry organisations between September and December a year ago, finding that most showed "some sort of distortion or misrepresentation" of evidence. (more...)
Human Case of West Nile Virus Confirmed in Peel Human Case of West Nile Virus Confirmed in Peel
- September 09, 2017

West Nile virus is transmitted through mosquito bites; the insects pick it up by feeding on infected birds. "While not every mosquito carries the virus, West Nile illness is present in Denton County", said Juan Rodriguez, assistant director and chief epidemiologist with Denton County Public Health. (more...)
AAA Recommends Residents to Consider Getting Flood Insurance AAA Recommends Residents to Consider Getting Flood Insurance
- September 08, 2017

Others argue that private insurers would only cover the most profitable risks and dump the rest on the NFIP, Reuters reported . Here's what you should know today. For example, are flood victims any more deserving than those who can't afford health insurance? Hundreds of people have turned to online crowdfunding in recent days to make pleas for assistance. (more...)
Fentanyl-linked overdose deaths increase in BC Fentanyl-linked overdose deaths increase in BC
- September 07, 2017

Vancouver has been hit the hardest by fentanyl since 2016, with 379 lives lost, following Surrey with 177 deaths and Victoria with 118 deaths. "This presents huge challenges for those using illicit drugs and the risk is high". The increase comes despite efforts by police and government officials to gain a hold of the opioid crisis since the continuing increase of deaths was declared a state of emergency in 2016. (more...)
Andy Missan Sells 5000 Shares of Fitbit, Inc
- September 07, 2017

Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 71,419 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $422,086.29. AlpInvest Partners B.V. raised its stake in shares of Fitbit by 220.6% during the 1st quarter. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Company LTD acquired a new position in shares of Fitbit in the 1st quarter valued at $24,404,000. (more...)
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY), ZAIS Group Holdings, Inc. (ZAIS)
- September 07, 2017

The 50 day moving average was up $2.77 and the 200 day average was up $4.27. It has underperformed by 39.89% the S&P500. Private Harbour Investment Management Counsel Ltd Llc invested in 0.62% or 5,946 shares. Jacobus Wealth Management holds 0.73% of its portfolio in Bristol-Myers Squibb Co (NYSE:BMY) for 42,936 shares. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of BMY in report on Monday, June 5 with "Sell" rating. (more...)
FEMA Is Running Out of Money as Hurricane Irma Barrels Toward Florida FEMA Is Running Out of Money as Hurricane Irma Barrels Toward Florida
- September 07, 2017

With Harvey deemed one of the most costly hurricanes in United States history, the outlet noted the government is spending $9.3 million an hour. The Trump administration has asked lawmakers to add almost $8 billion to FEMA's cofers. Irma was upgraded to a Category 5 storm and is headed toward Puerto Rico. - Residents in Florida, Georgia, and SC have a great deal about emergency preparations. (more...)
Office Depot, Inc. (ODP) Stake Lessened by Neuberger Berman Group LLC
- September 07, 2017

Voya Invest Management Ltd Llc has invested 0% in Office Depot Inc (NASDAQ:ODP). Carroll Financial Assoc, a North Carolina-based fund reported 600 shares. It has outperformed by 34.35% the S&P500.The move comes after 7 months positive chart setup for the $2.23B company. The company had revenue of $2.36 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.44 billion. (more...)
Boy Goes Into Cardiac Arrest After Taking Big Bite Of Hot Dog Boy Goes Into Cardiac Arrest After Taking Big Bite Of Hot Dog
- September 07, 2017

Brugada syndrome causes irregular and risky heart rhythms that might lead to sudden death of a person. The syndrome, which is marked by electrical abnormalities that affect the heart, is often asymptomatic and tends to be diagnosed around age 42. (more...)
Woman jumps from hospital window after being denied C-section Woman jumps from hospital window after being denied C-section
- September 07, 2017

The child she was carrying was also killed.Huo Junwei, a doctor at the Yulin Number One hospital, told China Economic Daily that Ms Ma "left the ward twice and told her family that the pain was unbearable, and that she wanted a caesarean section, but the family were not willing to allow the procedure."Her husband, surnamed Yan, refutes this, telling Beijing Youth Daily that "we did not disagree to a caesarean". (more...)
A pen detects cancer cells in 10 seconds — Surgery A pen detects cancer cells in 10 seconds — Surgery
- September 07, 2017

A handheld tool similar to a pen can detect cancer in a matter of seconds and give surgeons a better chance of removing "every last trace" of the disease, a team of scientists said. Thyroid cancer patients can also lose the ability to speak if too much tissue is taken out. It would be more accurate to 96 %. The surgeons are also interested, but during the procedure, it is sometimes hard to distinguish cancer cells from other, and therefore to determine with precision the area to be removed. (more...)
Blood clot risk and other health problems may be tied to height Blood clot risk and other health problems may be tied to height
- September 07, 2017

According to the study published yesterday in the journal Circulation: Cardiovasular Genetics, height could be an independent predictor of one's risk for venous thromboembolism , or VTE, also known as blood clots. Among women, the only blood clot risk significantly associated with the patient's height was in the legs. Blood clots in the veins must not be taken lightly, and in some cases they may require medical intervention. (more...)
Two coaches of Rajdhani Express derail in Delhi Two coaches of Rajdhani Express derail in Delhi
- September 07, 2017

Engine and power wagon of the train derail. In a second rail accident in a day, engine and power vehicle of Ranchi Rajdhani Express derailed on Delhi's Shivaji Bridge. He added that the officials are at the spot to ascertain the reason behind the derailment. Although, no casualties by the railway authorities have been reported so far. (more...)
Rohingyas to be deported: Rijiju Rohingyas to be deported: Rijiju
- September 07, 2017

Kiren Rijiju reiterated that Rohingyas living in India are illegal immigrants and the deportation has to be done through the legal process. The Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office, Jitendra Singh, also said the government was very clear that Rohingyas should go back. (more...)
United States progress in stroke death rates stalls after decades of decline United States progress in stroke death rates stalls after decades of decline
- September 07, 2017

High cholesterol, smoking, and physical inactivity are also risk factors. But after that, stroke deaths climbed back up by 4% every year , reaching 75 per 100,000 in 2015, according to Robert Merritt, MA, a health scientist at the CDC. Stroke is a medical emergency caused by a blockage in an artery leading to the brain or bleeding into the brain. Doctors say once symptoms show, victims should call 911 and go to a hospital immediately. (more...)
Niger President visits Buhari in Daura Niger President visits Buhari in Daura
- September 07, 2017

He said, "Every Nigerian has a right to live, work and thrive in any part of the country, irrespective of backgrounds". Before travelling to London for a second time on 7 May to receive further medical attention , Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari had missed several cabinet meeting for weeks. (more...)
Zika virus may help fight brain cancer Zika virus may help fight brain cancer
- September 07, 2017

The tumours that result are usually removed surgically, with chemotherapy and radiotherapy prescribed to mop up any leftover cancerous cells. These cells make it hard to understand where a tumour ends and where the healthy tissue begins as these are spread throughout the brain. (more...)
PSC Confirms Senator Misau's Retirement Followed Due Process PSC Confirms Senator Misau's Retirement Followed Due Process
- September 07, 2017

While refuting the allegation, Jimoh Moshood, force public relations officer, accused the senator of "forging" his retirement letter from the police. He said the probe panel confirmed that the commission issued the letter. He said, "The letter was based on the recommendation from the force headquarters because they normally send recommendations on retiring police officers". (more...)
The Sangamo Therapeutics, Inc. (SGMO) Receives $10.25 Consensus PT from Analysts
- September 07, 2017

The company holds 80.48 million outstanding shares and 80.48 million shares are floating in market. Iguana Healthcare Management, LLC expanded its holdings by buying 65,000 shares an increase of 43.3%. The firm has a Return on Assets (ROA) value of -30.70%. The stock's traded 3.27 million shares in session while it holds an average volume of 1.41 million shares. (more...)
Ryan Murphy's Nurse Ratched Series With Sarah Paulson Lands at Netflix Ryan Murphy's Nurse Ratched Series With Sarah Paulson Lands at Netflix
- September 07, 2017

The show is going to be a prequel to One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest that focuses on the prickly Nurse Ratched (played by Oscar victor Louise Fletcher in the film), with Sarah Paulson starring as Ratched herself. Fox 21 Television will produce. He and Paulson have collaborated on many projects including " American Horror Story " and " American Crime Story: The People v. (more...)
AHS says more Western Family products may be contaminated with hepatitis A AHS says more Western Family products may be contaminated with hepatitis A
- September 07, 2017

There is a concern the products could be infected with hepatitis A. People are advised to either return the products or throw them out. A food alert was already issued by B.C. Saskatchewan's health ministry says the investigation is ongoing and additional products and stores may be identified. Symptoms can also be so mild that a person may not be aware that they have the disease. (more...)
Trump meets top lawmakers at White House amid DACA, hurricane concerns Trump meets top lawmakers at White House amid DACA, hurricane concerns
- September 07, 2017

Under the new guidelines, federal immigration authorities will no longer accept applications from new DACA recipients. Immigration laws in the US are "a disgrace", but it's up to Congress to fix that problem, Shapiro said . If that happens before March 5, they are eligible to renew them for another two years as long as they apply by October 5. Leaders of both parties, including Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan , say they want something like that, so Cerda is hopeful. (more...)
Will Crystal Palace manager Frank de Boer survive the weekend? Will Crystal Palace manager Frank de Boer survive the weekend?
- September 07, 2017

The Dutchman has survived the worldwide break after talks with Palace chairman Steve Parish, but he will need to show he is willing to adapt his approach after a disastrous start to his Premier League managerial career. Should Frank de Boer be relieved of his coaching duties, Dougie Freedman is expected to take charge. Come Sunday afternoon, four-time Eredivise-winning manager Frank de Boer will have been at the helm at Crystal Palace for 76 days when his side face Burnley at Turf ... (more...)
Buhari's minister calls Atiku 'Nigeria's president for 2019′ Buhari's minister calls Atiku 'Nigeria's president for 2019′
- September 07, 2017

In a statement signed by its National Secretary, Mr Collins Edwin, the group said it was wrong to accuse Mrs Alhassan of disloyalty to the present administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. Baba is not a mad man like those calling for my sack . "In a nation where politicians are quick to dump the people that assisted them to get to where they are, for political expediency, I have chosen to maintain a long standing family relationship with Abubakar, as well as Buhari, who I consider as a ... (more...)
Planned Parenthood Just Won a Prestigious Award for Championing Women's Health Planned Parenthood Just Won a Prestigious Award for Championing Women's Health
- September 07, 2017

Schiller, and Douglas R. Lowy , winners of this year's Lasker awards for basic and clinical medical research. The Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation announced today its three annual prizes , each of which comes with a $250,000 award. By 2015, millions of women around the world had been given HPV vaccines, the foundation said. Services provided by Planned Parenthood include birth control, breast examinations, pap tests, and testing and treatment of sexually transmitted infections, and ... (more...)
Adidas releases beer and vomit resistant sneakers for Oktoberfest Adidas releases beer and vomit resistant sneakers for Oktoberfest
- September 07, 2017

It will guard your feet from all of the beer spills and vomit sessions that will inevitably take place at the festival. This year, Adidas has created what it's calling "the flawless sneakers for Oktoberfest ", a pair of €200 ($238) kicks designed to repel beer and vomit, as well pretty much any other liquid you can throw, drop, or pour on it, a process the company is calling "Oktoberfesterization". (more...)
Benue flood: FG to dredge River Benue Benue flood: FG to dredge River Benue
- September 07, 2017

Also, Nigerian American singer, Jidenna also shared a poster of how to help victims of the Benue floods. Idibia, popularly known as Tuface, told NAN in Makurdi that the concert would be organised in Makurdi in December to raised funds for the victims. (more...)
Federation Internationale de Football Association demand that controversial World Cup Qualifier is replayed Federation Internationale de Football Association demand that controversial World Cup Qualifier is replayed
- September 07, 2017

The referee failed with appeals to FIFA's appeal committee and now to CAS. The penalty was awarded when Lamptey penalised Senegal's Kalidou Koulibaly for handball, but replays showed the ball clearly struck the Napoli defender's knee. (more...)