Medical


Chester Bennington's Son Opens Up About His Father's Death Chester Bennington's Son Opens Up About His Father's Death
- September 16, 2017

Suicide is the leading cause of violent deaths in our state, nationally and worldwide, far above homicide and death due to natural disasters. Breakout sessions will include topics such as managing risk for personality-disordered clients, Army suicide prevention, family survival panel, chronic pain, evidenced-based practices, suicide prevention in the LGBTQ population, crisis intervention for law enforcement, and bullying and self-harm in teens. (more...)
Could a skin patch melt away unwanted fat? Could a skin patch melt away unwanted fat?
- September 16, 2017

Scientists at Columbia University Medical Center in NY trialed the gadget on mice and discovered they lost 20 for each penny of fat on the treated side contrasted with the untreated side. The new treatment approach was tested in obese mice by loading the nanoparticles with one of two compounds known to promote browning: rosiglitazone (Avandia) or beta-adrenergic receptor agonist (CL 316243) that works well in mice but not in humans. (more...)
Shamir goes pink for breast cancer Shamir goes pink for breast cancer
- September 16, 2017

If you are interested in purchasing a commemorative Buckeye Police Department Pink Patch, they will be on sale at both Buckeye PD stations, 21699 W. Yuma Rd. People can donate at the police department during normal business hours. The Pink Patches are meant to stimulate conversation with the community and encourage public awareness of early detection and the ongoing fight against this disease. (more...)
United Kingdom defends hurricane response as critics say it's too slow United Kingdom defends hurricane response as critics say it's too slow
- September 16, 2017

We have spent the past two days visiting team members who live on Virgin Gorda and as many people as possible, distributing aid, water and supplies. Martin. But he added there had been "no new damage" caused by Jose which whipped past the island shared with France late Saturday. We're hearing about 90 percent of the structures damaged, water out, power out, looting, shots fired. (more...)
Is Martin Shkreli's $2 million Wu-Tang Clan album a fake? Is Martin Shkreli's $2 million Wu-Tang Clan album a fake?
- September 16, 2017

Now, with the "pharma bro", who's in plenty of legal trouble , having put the ultimate collector's edition up for auction on eBay (the highest bid currently sits just over $1 million), there' are questions about whether this truly is a Wu-Tang album. (more...)
West Nile virus found in Carroll County West Nile virus found in Carroll County
- September 15, 2017

The majority of people infected will not have any symptoms. Provincewide there have been 65 confirmed or probable cases as of September 13. Summer might be coming to an end, but that doesn't mean West Nile is taking a break, medical officer of health, Dr. (more...)
Stock Seesawing Amidst Rampant Activity: AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV)
- September 15, 2017

It has underperformed by 6.07% the S&P500. The dividend payment will be $0.640 per share for the quarter or $2.56 on an annualized basis. The stock declined 0.09% or $0.03 reaching $32.06 on the news. Markston Intl Ltd Llc invested 1.29% in AbbVie Inc (NYSE:ABBV). R's profit will be $67.78M for 15.53 P/E if the $1.28 EPS becomes a reality. Analysts expect next quarter's EPS will be $1.43 and the next full year EPS is anticipated to be $6.48. (more...)
Centre formulates Rs. 300 cr solid waste management plan for Delhi Centre formulates Rs. 300 cr solid waste management plan for Delhi
- September 15, 2017

The ministry has undertaken an assessment of fund requirements till 2022 and the likely availability of funds and has set-up a Special Purpose Vehicle to tap the market, he added. Fourteen days after a portion of garbage dump collapsed on a road in Delhi's Ghazipur area killing two people, the central government on Friday announced a Rs.300 cr action plan for a "visible improvement" in Solid Waste Management in the national capital city. (more...)
Supreme Court Grants Trump Administration Temporary Legal Victory On Refugee Ban Supreme Court Grants Trump Administration Temporary Legal Victory On Refugee Ban
- September 15, 2017

Washington , Sep 12: Agreeing to Trump administration request to block a lower court ruling that would have eased the refugee ban, the Supreme Court has allowed the Trump administration to maintain its restrictive policy on refugees. In addition, non-refugee foreign nationals from the six designated countries in the revised travel ban - Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen - can come to the United States if they meet the requirements of a "bona fide relationship", per the ... (more...)
Gov. Cuomo announces opioid prevention funding
- September 15, 2017

The Addiction Center of Broome County is getting $1 million. The state targeted 16 counties based on the number of opioid related deaths, hospitalizations, and the number of people forced to travel to other counties for treatment. A $1.59 million grant will enable the state to launch an awareness campaign focusing on Latino communities and tribal territories. An additional $816,000 will fund addiction prevention services for those living in New York City shelters and supportive housing units. (more...)
Teenager Dies From An Infected Hairball In Her Stomach Teenager Dies From An Infected Hairball In Her Stomach
- September 15, 2017

Baudamant appears to describe the condition in a 16-year-old boy . On a JustGiving crowdfunding page, Billie wrote that her best friend's motto in life was "Sometimes one act of kindness is all it takes to give someone hope again". The Skegness girl's family had only buried their grandfather days before her death, prompting her best friend Billie Jo Ashwell to ask the public to donate to the heartbroken family. (more...)
Liquid cats and blood-sucking bats: 2017's Ig Nobel awards Liquid cats and blood-sucking bats: 2017's Ig Nobel awards
- September 15, 2017

It was the 11th straight year that Japanese nationals have won Ig Nobel prizes. They were presented at Harvard University by bemused laureates of the perhaps better-known Nobel Prize, which the Ig Nobels have spoofed since 1991, tongue firmly in cheek. (more...)
Woman forced to spend night on road with dead son's body Woman forced to spend night on road with dead son's body
- September 15, 2017

The family brought his body home, but the landlord refused to let them enter, saying the child's body would be inauspicious for his family. The landlord reportedly told the woman that bringing the dead body inside his house would bring bad luck to him and his family. (more...)
In historic move, FDA approves 1st biosimilar to treat cancer In historic move, FDA approves 1st biosimilar to treat cancer
- September 15, 2017

The FDA green light for Mvasi (bevacizumab-awwb) covers most of the approved indications for Avastin (bevacizumab), which include certain patients with colorectal, lung, brain, kidney and cervical cancers, setting up the prospect of a lower-cost alternative to Roche's big-selling brand, which has been on the market since 2004. (more...)
Seven million people died from smoking a year ago Seven million people died from smoking a year ago
- September 15, 2017

In 1970, over 16 million children under the age of five died. Japan has the highest life expectancy (83.9 both sexes combined), and the Central African Republic has the lowest (50.2 years). Deaths from malnutrition are down by a third and from dirty water by a quarter over the past decade. Even in high-income countries where treatment coverage has increased, the prevalence of the most common disorders has not changed. (more...)
La PMA ouverte à toutes les femmes dès 2018 — France La PMA ouverte à toutes les femmes dès 2018 — France
- September 15, 2017

On savait Emmanuel Macron favorable à l'ouverture de la PMA ( procréation médicalement assistée ) à toutes les femmes , sans condition de fertilité. "Notre objectif est bien de traduire d'un point de vue législatif l'avis " du Comité d'éthique, avait indiqué le porte-parole de l'exécutif, Christophe Castaner , dans la foulée. (more...)
Aliqopa Approved for Relapsed Follicular Lymphoma
- September 15, 2017

The full indication for the approval is for adults with relapsed follicular lymphoma who have received at least 2 previous systemic therapy treatments. It develops from B lymphocytes, or B cells, and frequent symptoms include the enlargement of lymph nodes in the neck, underarms, abdomen, or groin. The latter requires the firm to conduct additional studies to confirm copanlisib's clinical benefit. (more...)
5 dead, 120 evacuated at Florida nursing home 5 dead, 120 evacuated at Florida nursing home
- September 15, 2017

The vast majority of South Florida remains without power three days after Irma nailed South Florida. A criminal investigation has been launched into deaths of Bobby Owens, 84; Manuel Mario Medieta, 96; Miguel Antonio Franco, 92; Estella Hendricks, 71; Gail Nova, 71; Carolyn Eatherly, 78; Betty Hibbard, 84; and Albertina Vega, 99. (more...)
The RGT Capital Management Ltd. Acquires Shares of 4256 Altria Group (MO)
- September 15, 2017

A number of equities research analysts recently weighed in on MO shares. As per Thursday, July 30, the company rating was downgraded by Credit Agricole. Insiders own 0.11% of the company's stock. Shares buyback programs are generally an indication that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued. (more...)
Army-IPOB snafu leads to deployment of police officers nationwide Army-IPOB snafu leads to deployment of police officers nationwide
- September 15, 2017

In another development, it was learnt that some hoodlums also attacked and burnt a police station in Ariaria Market. "The defence counsel canvassed that the charge be struck out and the suspects discharged just like that but we objected on the grounds that the charges pressed on them are heavy". (more...)
Gas prices dip for the first time since Hurricane Harvey Gas prices dip for the first time since Hurricane Harvey
- September 15, 2017

The maximum price of a litre of regular gas on the Avalon Peninsula is now $1.33. That is equal to the average jump for California. In Sacramento, the current average of $3.06 also is up 18 cents from August. What AAA reported as good news with the traditional dip in prices after Labor Day, has not yet shown at the pump. "Most market analysts expect those prices, by the end of September, to fall", says Armbruster. (more...)
Afrobasket: D'Tigers trounce Cameroon, land in semifinals Afrobasket: D'Tigers trounce Cameroon, land in semifinals
- September 15, 2017

D'Tigers were firing on all cylinders as they won three of the four quarters in Thursday's quarter final game. In an attempt to turn the table against Nigeria, the Cameroonians claimed the third quarter by 23-27 points, but surrendered the lead in the fourth quarter with 31-21 points. (more...)
Pepsico, Inc. (PEP) Research Coverage Started at Macquarie
- September 15, 2017

It has underperformed by 14.50% the S&P500. Hancock Holding Company increased Ishares Tr Russell 2000 Index Fd (IWM) stake by 4,827 shares to 25,279 valued at $3.41M in 2016Q4. Deutsche Bank maintained it with "Buy" rating and $120 target in Friday, July 8 report. On Thursday, August 6 the stock rating was downgraded by Vetr to "Buy". (more...)
Delhi's most wanted criminal Sonu Dariyapur arrested Delhi's most wanted criminal Sonu Dariyapur arrested
- September 15, 2017

A reward of Rs 1 lakh was declared on each of the associates while Rs 5 lakh was declared on Sonu Dariyapur's arrest. After Sonu jumped parole in 2009, the police had made numerous failed raids to arrest him. Meanwhile, the other team from Himachal Pradesh also reached the national Capital. Other teams were also deployed strategically along the route. He entered Delhi around 5 a.m. (more...)
Latest poll has Labour able to govern with the Greens Latest poll has Labour able to govern with the Greens
- September 15, 2017

According to the latest Newshub-Reid Research poll , the National Party has been put on a lead of 47.3 percent, up 4 percentage points from its previous poll, with Labour on 37.6 percent, a 1.6 percent-point drop. Despite a strong lead in last night's Colmar Brunton poll , Dann says Labour's own polls are picking up "anxiety" from supporters over their stance on tax. (more...)
FDA allows marketing of Reset mobile app for addiction treatment FDA allows marketing of Reset mobile app for addiction treatment
- September 15, 2017

So just how does an app assist in addiction therapy? Reset does this by rewarding patients for abstaining from substance abuse and completing modules covering craving management, life skills and other fields. In the indications in which Reset is approved , it can be used widely. Adverse events, including cardiovascular disease, gastrointestinal events, depression, mania, suicidal behavior, suicidal ideation and attempts, were not found, according to researchers. (more...)
Hospital cited after inappropriate photos Hospital cited after inappropriate photos
- September 15, 2017

UPMC Bedford has been directed by the Health Department to take corrective measures, including reminding staff of hospital policies and having surgical staff go through a meeting on privacy and confidentially. However, the one who gave the workers permission to start taking pictures was the same doctor who performed the operation, who supposedly lacked a camera at that moment and wanted to record the results for future medical lectures. (more...)
Israel says worldwide marathon body playing politics Israel says worldwide marathon body playing politics
- September 15, 2017

The Israel Marathon Association said the Association of International Marathons and Distances Races had displayed a "discriminatory nature" against the Bible Marathon that "will certainly result in great anger" among runners around the world. (more...)
Pregnant Women Left Confused After New Flu Shot Research Published Pregnant Women Left Confused After New Flu Shot Research Published
- September 15, 2017

In the group that miscarried, 17 had had a flu vaccination within 28 days of their miscarriages. Health officials say there is no reason to change the government recommendation that all pregnant women be vaccinated against the flu. Just four of a comparable 485 healthy pregnancies involved women who were vaccinated that way. They also found that administering Fluad to over-65s would fall well below NICE's cost-effectiveness threshold, costing £3540 per quality-adjusted life year gained. (more...)
Opioid poisoning hospitalizations soared 70% in last decade Opioid poisoning hospitalizations soared 70% in last decade
- September 15, 2017

Theresa Tam, Canada's chief public health officer, in the report. In August, the analysis into the second quarter of 2017 found that more than one death in Alberta per day was linked to fentanyl. The hospital data used by CIHI doesn't distinguish how numerous hospital visits were due to prescription versus illicit opioid-use. "Over half of all opioid prescriptions are actually for strong opioids". (more...)