Medical


'Serious lack' of antibiotics in development to address resistance 'Serious lack' of antibiotics in development to address resistance
- September 20, 2017

According to World Health Organization, based on the average 7-year development time from phase 1 to approval, the current pipeline could lead to the approval of 10 antibiotics or biologicals over the next 5 years, which the agency said is insufficient to tackle the impending threat of antimicrobial resistance. (more...)
United Nations chief warns against war with North Korea United Nations chief warns against war with North Korea
- September 20, 2017

In another development, Guterres said that the fear of nuclear peril was not abstract. "I condemn those tests unequivocally". Guterres, who is also the head of the United Nations refugee agency, said he was "painfully aware of the stereotyping of refugees and migrants as a scapegoat and seeing political figures fueling hatred in search of electoral gains". (more...)
Samsung to build its own 1000 fps camera to challenge Sony Samsung to build its own 1000 fps camera to challenge Sony
- September 20, 2017

You'll obviously need to already own a pretty great device in mint condition, and technically, you're looking at a limited 18-month lease here. The iPhone 8 comes top of the Single Core iOS Benchmark Chart with an average score of 4,195, closely followed by the iPhone 8 Plus' 4,128. (more...)
Mother fighting the flu for the life Mother fighting the flu for the life
- September 20, 2017

A Victorian woman is in an induced coma unaware she has given birth after coming down with influenza A while pregnant. Her baby boy was born five weeks premature. The flu has also claimed eight lives in Victorian nursing homes. Over the last month 10 people have died from flu complications, including eight-year-old Rosie from Melbourne. (more...)
Wild, Koivu Agree To 2-Year, $11 Million Extension Wild, Koivu Agree To 2-Year, $11 Million Extension
- September 20, 2017

Koivu has developed into one of the faces of the franchise and has been with the Wild his entire career since they selected him with the No. 6 overall pick in the 2001 National Hockey League draft. He ranks second in goals, shorthanded goals, game-winning goals and plus/minus rating. Now in his 13th season with the Wild, Koivu is the franchise's career leader in seven statistical categories, including games played (843), assists (435) and points (614). (more...)
ICICI Lombard IPO gets fully subscribed, bidding ends today ICICI Lombard IPO gets fully subscribed, bidding ends today
- September 19, 2017

The company's two main shareholders - ICICI Bank Ltd and Canada's Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd - are selling a combined 86.2 million shares, or a 19 percent stake, in what is the first Indian IPO by a non-life insurer. Just a day before the issue, the general insurance entity issued 2.45 crore equity shares to a total of 64 entities as part of the anchor portion allocation for an aggregate amount of ₹1,625 crore. (more...)
ISI agent arrested for blackmailing a woman Colonel of Indian Army ISI agent arrested for blackmailing a woman Colonel of Indian Army
- September 19, 2017

According to the police, accused identified as Mohammad Parvez had sent morphed obscene images of the female officer to her daughter and threatening her to share it on internet if she refused to provide him defence information. A police officer told The Pioneer that during an interrogation, it was revealed that accused Pervez is an ISI agent; and he wanted to gather confidential information from the Colonel. (more...)
Nigerian Army Chief: Operation Python Will Continue Until It Is Satisfied Nigerian Army Chief: Operation Python Will Continue Until It Is Satisfied
- September 19, 2017

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has observed that even though the grievances of members of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra are germane, they can not attempt to box Igbo people into a narrow and separate geographical entity. Ogbizi said that the army recovered several exhibits including the coat of arms of Biafra from the suspects. It is the Governors who acted wrongly by hastily proscribing IPOB . (more...)
Almost 400000 United Kingdom customers' data may have been stolen by hackers
- September 19, 2017

The agency also is urging lenders to double-check any information they receive from Equifax credit reports and to be careful about any personal information on customers that they send to Equifax . Review every entry on your credit file and if you see an account or even a credit search from a company that you do not recognise, notify the credit reference agency . (more...)
Young football players may have increased risk of health problems later on Young football players may have increased risk of health problems later on
- September 19, 2017

Boston University researchers have presented the most convincing evidence yet that playing contact football as an adolescent may lead to behavioral problems and brain damages later in life, per the Boston Globe . The researchers found no link between starting age and the results of the phone-based cognitive test. Dara Dickstein, who researches neurodegenerative disease at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, acknowledged the "game has changed a lot" over time. (more...)
Horse dies from West Nile Virus in Vernon County Horse dies from West Nile Virus in Vernon County
- September 19, 2017

The person tested positive for West Nile virus and died earlier in September. In a small number of people it can even cause encephalitis, paralysis, coma and death. Such symptoms include, but are not limited to: fever, headache, body ache, fatigue, nausea, and rash. "Additionally, according to infectious disease specialist Dr. (more...)
Research Suggests Taking Breaks From Dieting May Have Better Outcome Research Suggests Taking Breaks From Dieting May Have Better Outcome
- September 19, 2017

Researchers examined poop from 62 people who were overweight, and randomly assigned them to spend 26 weeks on the New Nordic Diet , which usese fiber in whole grains, or the Average Danish Diet. After the initial 26-week period, all participants followed the New Nordic Diet for another year. On the other hand, the diets didn't have a significant difference for the participants with low Prevotella to Bacteroides ratios. (more...)
Omar Ishrak Sells 140407 Shares of Medtronic PLC (MDT) Stock
- September 19, 2017

Medtronic Plc now has $111.24B valuation. The stock declined 0.43% or $0.35 reaching $81.77 per share. About 2.50 million shares traded. Medtronic PLC (NYSE: MDT ) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 22nd. The rating was maintained by Needham with "Buy" on Tuesday, July 18. The stock has "Buy" rating by BMO Capital Markets on Tuesday, August 22. Compass Point downgraded Popular Inc (NASDAQ:BPOP) on Friday, November 18 to "Neutral" rating. (more...)
Bigg Boss 11 teaser nearly reveals the face of the first contestant Bigg Boss 11 teaser nearly reveals the face of the first contestant
- September 19, 2017

Salman Khan to produce television shows; to have his own TV channel? Bigg Boss will begin its latest season on October 1. The myserious image being revealed on the Twitter handle of the show captioned the picture as, "Dekhiye Bigg Boss 11 ka live episode from the set!" While it's not official that this post tells the name of the contestant, Bigg Boss states that it's a "guess list". (more...)
Tracking Hurricane Jose and Hurricane Maria Tracking Hurricane Jose and Hurricane Maria
- September 19, 2017

Hurricane Jose is still far out in the Atlantic but it's producing rough surf along the East Coast. The National Weather Service has issued a tropical storm warning for the southern New England coast, including Washington County, Newport County and Southeastern Massachusetts. (more...)
Arkansas to honor Jerry Jones with special Cowboys replica uniforms Arkansas to honor Jerry Jones with special Cowboys replica uniforms
- September 19, 2017

What a ideal way to honor Jerry Jones " past and present with a Cowboys-inspired uniform in "Razorback Red'. In the house he built. "I don't know that I've had anything happen to me as meaningful as I have this gesture", Jones said in a video posted to social media by Arkansas Football. (more...)
Donald Trump says United Nations reforms needed, praises Antonio Guterres' policies Donald Trump says United Nations reforms needed, praises Antonio Guterres' policies
- September 19, 2017

The president "has had a deeply developed world view for decades in terms of reshaping [and] establishing fairness in America's relationships with other countries", the White House official said . US President Trump will later today address the UN General Assembly, his first such address since entering the White House. Many will be eagerly awaiting President Trump's speech as he was very critical of the United Nations during his Presidential Campaign in March 2016. (more...)
Toy gun popular with kids can cause serious eye injury, warn doctors Toy gun popular with kids can cause serious eye injury, warn doctors
- September 19, 2017

But the authors said the guns had the potential to cause long-term vision loss. Parents are urged to be aware that cheap, unofficial bullets bought online using sites such as eBay are harder than the official versions. Stating their cases in a British Medical Journal case report, a resource for medical professionals, the experts wrote: 'This case series serves to raise awareness of the seriousness of Nerf gun ocular injuries. (more...)
Woman murdered by husband for failing to get MBBS seat Woman murdered by husband for failing to get MBBS seat
- September 19, 2017

However, the husband claimed that she committed suicide . She married her paternal cousin Rushi Kumar two years back and stayed at Rock Town Colony in Nagole. He had apparently set Harika afire after dousing her with kerosene, but - upon realising that smoke had begun billowing out of the house - chose to extinguish the flames with water. (more...)
Hurricane Maria forces Carnival to make changes
- September 19, 2017

Puerto Rico was last struck by a Category 4 or Category 5 hurricane in 1928. Maria has prompted a hurricane warning for Martinique, Guadeloupe, Dominica, St. A warning is typically issued 36 hours before the first occurrence of tropical storm-force winds while watches are issued 48 hours in advance. The storm was predicted to bring 6 to 12 inches (15 to 30 centimeters) of rain across the islands, with more in isolated areas. (more...)
Hepatitis Outbreak in San Diego, Authorities Combat With 24-Hour Security Bathrooms Hepatitis Outbreak in San Diego, Authorities Combat With 24-Hour Security Bathrooms
- September 19, 2017

County health officials say patrons of a Pacific Beach restaurant may have been exposed to a person with the Hepatitis A virus over seven dates including Labor Day. Signs of infection include fever, fatigue, nausea, loss of appetite, yellowing of the eyes (jaundice), stomach pain, vomiting, dark urine, pale stools, and diarrhea. (more...)
Maria an 'extremely dangerous' Category Four hurricane: USA forecaster Maria an 'extremely dangerous' Category Four hurricane: USA forecaster
- September 19, 2017

Virgin Islands of St. Thomas and St. John. Maria is expected to cross the Leeward Islands on Monday night , the NHC says. The agency said the storm could produce "a unsafe storm surge" along with "large and destructive waves" that could raise water levels by 1.8m to 2.7m when it cuts its path across the eastern Caribbean. (more...)
West Sacramento Man Used Belt In Killing Of His 3 Children West Sacramento Man Used Belt In Killing Of His 3 Children
- September 19, 2017

Hodges is also facing a charge of attempted murder for allegedly attacking his wife. "We have not yet determined if we intend to seek the death penalty", Reisig said at a news conference. Other than the social media post, which was quickly made private, neither Robert Hodges or Mai Hodges have spoken publicly about what happened at their apartment on Wednesday night. (more...)
Pres. Lungu in NY for UN Assembly Pres. Lungu in NY for UN Assembly
- September 19, 2017

Despite the ongoing anti-corruption war in the country, some governments are said to be demanding for firm guarantees that the monies if retrieved, would not be re-looted by corrupt officials in the country. The presidential aides also accompanied the president, and members of the staff of the Nigerian Missions in the United States. Adesina had disclosed the president's travel plans on Friday, saying " President Buhari will transit through London on his way back to the country ". (more...)
New report cites risks youths face when getting tattoos and piercings New report cites risks youths face when getting tattoos and piercings
- September 19, 2017

While societal acceptance of tattoos and piercings has increased, there may still be repercussions. "Tattooing and piercing of various body parts no longer is a high-risk population phenomenon, as evidenced by growing numbers of adults and adolescents not considered at risk who have tattoos and multiple ear and body piercings", the report said. (more...)
Burnley boss Dyche content with squad rotation ahead of Leeds clash Burnley boss Dyche content with squad rotation ahead of Leeds clash
- September 19, 2017

It will be good to come up against the pair of them, and it'll give us extra motivation to turn them over - although they might be thinking the same way, too". The Dane, 44, said: "There are priorities for us, but I want to pass to the next round of this competition". "We lost our identity at Millwall because of a lack of possession". (more...)
Boko Haram kills village chief imam, four others in Borno Boko Haram kills village chief imam, four others in Borno
- September 18, 2017

Mr Victor said four persons, including the Imam of Kurumari village, were reported killed during the attack. The rescue worker said both bombers were women but did not specify which NGO was distributing aid. Since April approximately 400 people have been killed in Nigeria and Cameroon in Boko Haram attacks - twice as much as the number killed in the previous five months. (more...)
Bank of England chief says United Kingdom to underperform until mid Bank of England chief says United Kingdom to underperform until mid
- September 18, 2017

It is likely to stay above 2% for the next three years, Mr Carney said. "Anything more would be an overshoot in our view and we therefore expect Governor Carney's speech at the IMF (International Monetary Fund) today to acutely manage market expectations". (more...)
Nursing home residents found dead in Florida after Hurricane Irma Nursing home residents found dead in Florida after Hurricane Irma
- September 18, 2017

Not counting the nursing home deaths, at least 13 people in Florida have died in Irma-related circumstances, many of them well after the storm had passed. Relatives of Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills patients are asked to not go to the hospital to check on their loved ones, instead they should call (954) 265-1074 to check on them. (more...)
Shares in Altria Group (MO) Acquired by Capital Asset Advisory Services LLC
- September 18, 2017

In related news, CEO Martin J. Barrington sold 15,300 shares of Altria Group stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 10th. These shares are worth $994,959 and were traded at $65.03 each. During the same quarter past year, the company posted $0.67 EPS. The company has a market capitalization of $120.48 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 8.24 and a beta of 0.63. (more...)