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Trump Will Nominate Two Conservative Texas Judges to 5th Circuit Appeals Court Trump Will Nominate Two Conservative Texas Judges to 5th Circuit Appeals Court
- September 30, 2017

Every step along the way, Justice Willett has stood out as man of intellect and principle, and I am excited to see what he will accomplish on the Fifth Circuit. But Willett hasn't concealed his skepticism for the sitting president. From 1996 to 2000, Justice Willett was Director of Research & Special Projects for Governor Bush. (more...)
Loss of smell may signal dementia risk in older adults Loss of smell may signal dementia risk in older adults
- September 30, 2017

There was also a dose-dependent relationship between the degree of smell loss and the incidence of dementia. Report author Professor Jayant Pinto, of the University of Chicago, said: "These results show that smell is closely connected with brain function and health". (more...)
Suffolk County: First West Nile virus death since 2010 Suffolk County: First West Nile virus death since 2010
- September 29, 2017

The positive test results have prompted technicians to respond with treatment targeting the adult mosquitoes and larvae by ground and by air in the area in addition to their ongoing treatement efforts. Among the recommendations: use insect repellent containing DEET, spray clothing with repellent containing permethrin, avoid going outside from dusk to dawn when most mosquitoes are active, wear long sleeves and long trousers when nighttime activity is unavoidable, eliminate standing water from ... (more...)
Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) declared EPS
- September 29, 2017

The mean rating score for this stock is at 2.80. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Buy" on Tuesday, June 13. The company was maintained on Wednesday, August 5 by Piper Jaffray. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Thursday, August 4 by Jefferies. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.83 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.13, from 1.3 in 2017Q1. (more...)
Champions League: Cristiano Ronaldo double hands Real Madrid maiden win in Dortmund Champions League: Cristiano Ronaldo double hands Real Madrid maiden win in Dortmund
- September 29, 2017

Coutinho linked up superbly with Sadio Mane to cancel out Fernando's free-kick in the 31st minute, but Liverpool were unable to claim a victor as they recorded a second straight draw in Group E. The win came despite Sergio Aguero seeing a penalty saved, after a soft foul on Leroy Sane. Vincent Aboubakar marked his return from suspension with goals in either half before Miguel Layun pounced on some slapstick defending as Porto bounced back from a home loss to Besiktas. (more...)
ED to probe amount spent on Sirsa dera chief's films ED to probe amount spent on Sirsa dera chief's films
- September 29, 2017

His conviction on August 25 had led to widespread violence when scores of Dera supporters came out on streets and damaged property worth crores in Panchkula and Sirsa. Earlier in the day, a Dera Sacha Sauda follower, Ramchandra, was arrested by Haryana Police for instigating violence in Panchkula after Gurmeet Ram Rahim's conviction by a special Central Bureau of Investigation court on August 25. (more...)
Zimbabwe threatens to crack down on social media Zimbabwe threatens to crack down on social media
- September 29, 2017

Government maintained that the economy is in a sound state and blamed 'faceless saboteurs causing panic on social media'. Cabinet, said Minister Chinamasa, had since drafted and approved drastic measures to sanitise business and the measures were now being crafted into a Bill at the Attorney-General's Office. (more...)
Global Retort Packaging Market to exceed USD43.50 billion by 2021 Global Retort Packaging Market to exceed USD43.50 billion by 2021
- September 29, 2017

It allows the sterile packaging of a large range of food and drinks handled by aseptic processing. The global Thermoform Packaging market analysis further consists of a competitive landscape of Thermoform Packaging market, Thermoform Packaging market development history and major development trends presented by Thermoform Packaging market. (more...)
FDA approves Lilly's breast cancer drug Verzenio FDA approves Lilly's breast cancer drug Verzenio
- September 29, 2017

The FDA granted approval today to abemaciclib (Verzenio) for the treatment of adults with hormone receptor (HR)-positive, human epidemical growth factor receptor (HER2)-negative advanced or metastatic breast cancer that progressed after undergoing endocrine therapy. (more...)
Britain calls on Myanmar Govt to end violence against Rohingya Muslims Britain calls on Myanmar Govt to end violence against Rohingya Muslims
- September 29, 2017

Britain's state minister became the first foreign minister to have visited Rakhine state since the atrocities against local Muslims escalated with more than 400,000 people fleeing to neighboring Bangladesh. Yesterday in his conference closing speech , Jeremy Corbyn also urged Ms Suu Kyi to take greater action in ending the struggle - branded a "textbook case of ethnic cleansing " by the UN. (more...)
Bay County Health Department promotes World Heart Day Bay County Health Department promotes World Heart Day
- September 29, 2017

A global initiative created by the World Heart Federation to better educate citizens about the prevalence of CVD, serves as an opportunity for clinicians to review the rapidly evolving patterns in CVD epidemiology and refocus on the implementation of policies and therapeutic approaches that incorporate healthy lifestyle changes and prioritize CVD prevention. (more...)
Rajasthan: 23 men allegedly abduct, rape woman in Bikaner Rajasthan: 23 men allegedly abduct, rape woman in Bikaner
- September 29, 2017

Commenting on the matter a Rajasthan police official said that the police have registered a case against 2 known and 21 unknown suspects in the matter. "She has recorded her statement before a magistrate, and repeated what she wrote in the First Information Report", he added. "We have got the woman's medical examination done". (more...)
Woman warns of eye tattoo dangers after hers goes wrong Woman warns of eye tattoo dangers after hers goes wrong
- September 29, 2017

The tattoo, which is known as a sclera tattoo after the part of the body it focuses on, sees a practitioner colour the eye, and the individual becomes part of the "bio-hackers" or body modders. She told the Sun that she had spent hundreds of dollars on prescriptions to date, and has had to put her modelling career on hold. "As it stands, it has been agreed by both doctors and the surgeon that my eyesight will NOT get better". (more...)
Jacoby Brissett: Fans in Seattle will be drunk and very loud Jacoby Brissett: Fans in Seattle will be drunk and very loud
- September 29, 2017

This team is known for slow starts in games AND seasons, and here we are in the fourth game this year. The crisis that would have been 0-3 for Chuck Pagano's team has been avoided. It's easy to simply rip that playcalling without realizing that using the run to set up the pass has always been the Seattle way - big pass plays often come on first downs when an opponent is expecting a run. (more...)
Civic Body Issues Showcause Notice To AAP On Office Allotment Civic Body Issues Showcause Notice To AAP On Office Allotment
- September 29, 2017

Apart from this, the Kejriwal government 's PWD has also issued a show-cause notice to the Aam Aadmi Party on the issue of the allotment of party office. In the communiqué sent to AAP, the PWD department said the party has been using the bungalow for office use in violation of existing rules. The party has been asked to reply to the show cause notice within seven days. (more...)
Telugu Titans crush Dabang Delhi in PKL Telugu Titans crush Dabang Delhi in PKL
- September 29, 2017

Rahul Chaudhri got all the plaudits as he ended up with 16 points for Telugu Titans. The first match will witness a classic south-meets-west battle with Bengaluru Bulls taking on U Mumba, while the second match sees home team Dabang Delhi KC playing an inspired Telugu Titans side. (more...)
Kerala: Hospital performs Asia's first upper arm double hand transplants Kerala: Hospital performs Asia's first upper arm double hand transplants
- September 29, 2017

Hands of 20-year-old Sachin, a B.Com student who was declared brain-dead after suffering fatal head injury in a road accident has been grafted on Shreya. KOCHI: Shreya is all smiles with her newly acquired arms. Shreya's body has accepted the arms she received from the donor, but she has to go through the intensive physiotherapy sessions to gain the strength of her arms. (more...)
Shortages putting patients at risk, say Scots hospital nurses Shortages putting patients at risk, say Scots hospital nurses
- September 29, 2017

The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) report is based on the experience of United Kingdom nurses on their last shift. A year ago the organisation welcomed Scottish Government proposals to enshrine minimum NHS staffing levels in law, but said it would only work if backed up with funding for extra staff. (more...)
Baltimore Ravens Announce US Air Force Band Will Sing National Anthem Sunday Baltimore Ravens Announce US Air Force Band Will Sing National Anthem Sunday
- September 29, 2017

Luther Strange, according to AL.com . Odoms is a member of the Maryland Army National Guard. Since becoming a free agent, however, Kaepernick is now without a team and his supporters have argued that he remains unsigned because of his activism. (more...)
MI mother could be jailed for not getting son vaccinated MI mother could be jailed for not getting son vaccinated
- September 29, 2017

A Detroit , Michigan, woman is reportedly facing jail time if she doesn't get her son vaccinated . However, she eventually decided against vaccines altogether. Image credit; WXYZ / New York Daily News " I feel angry. I feel backed into a corner. She claims that's when the child's father took the issue to court. (more...)
Etowah County has highest rates of certain STD's in the country — CDC Etowah County has highest rates of certain STD's in the country — CDC
- September 29, 2017

According to the report, 1.6 million cases were chlamydia, and there were 470,000 cases of gonorrhea and nearly 28,000 primary and secondary syphilis cases. There was a 36 percent increase in rates of syphilis among women and a 28 percent increase (more than 600 cases) in syphilis among newborns (congenital syphilis) during the time of the report. (more...)
Scientists one step closer to removing inherited diseases from human embryos Scientists one step closer to removing inherited diseases from human embryos
- September 29, 2017

Although the researchers acknowledge in their paper that further research is needed before the technique could be used therapeutically in humans, study coauthor Junjiu Huang tells BBC News that "we are the first to demonstrate the feasibility of curing genetic disease in human embryos by base editor system". (more...)
Lack Of Attention Is Responsible For Deaths, Says Experts Lack Of Attention Is Responsible For Deaths, Says Experts
- September 29, 2017

People with this kind of rabies exhibit signs of hyperactivity, excitable behaviour, a fear of water and, sometimes, drafts of fresh air. WHO, with its partners the Food and Agriculture Organization of United Nations, World Organisation for Animal Health, and the Global Alliance for Rabies Control, is developing an worldwide action plan to reach zero human deaths from dog-transmitted rabies by 2030. (more...)
Zynerba Pharmaceuticals Inc (ZYNE) Sees Large Decline in Short Interest Zynerba Pharmaceuticals Inc (ZYNE) Sees Large Decline in Short Interest
- September 29, 2017

Typically ZYNE share will trade nearly 65,000 shares per day, however over 815,000 shares exchanged hands just thirty minutes into today's trading session. The firm has "Overweight" rating given on Monday, August 31 by Piper Jaffray. Cantor Fitzgerald initiated it with "Overweight" rating and $28 target in Thursday, December 22 report. (more...)
PTC Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTCT) Experiences Heavy Trading Volume PTC Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTCT) Experiences Heavy Trading Volume
- September 29, 2017

If a stock does not have good liquidity then it may take some time before a broker is able to negotiate a deal to buy or sell a stock and the broker may not be able to get the sell or buy price that the trader is looking for. In deciding what to focus on - in a stock, say - a typical day trader looks for three things: liquidity, volatility and trading volume. The stock closed its day at $51.47. (more...)
First CGM system without 'fingerstick' calibration approved for adults with diabetes First CGM system without 'fingerstick' calibration approved for adults with diabetes
- September 29, 2017

In June 2016, Abbott announced the results of a six-month trial of 252 adults with type 1 diabetes. The FreeStyle Libre Flash Glucose Monitoring System features a small sensor wire that's placed below the skin's surface and continuously monitors blood sugar (glucose) levels. (more...)
BeiGene, Ltd. (NASDAQ:BGNE) Achieve New Highs BeiGene, Ltd. (NASDAQ:BGNE) Achieve New Highs
- September 29, 2017

Ladenburg Thalmann began coverage with a rating of "Buy". Maxim Group set a $52.00 price objective on shares of Beigene and gave the company a "buy" rating in a report on Monday. A reading under 30 may indicate that the stock is oversold, and possibly undervalued. In related news, CEO John Oyler sold 219,400 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Thursday, July 6th. (more...)
Indian Troops in Firefight with Rebels Near Myanmar Border Indian Troops in Firefight with Rebels Near Myanmar Border
- September 28, 2017

The Army asserted that Indian troops "did not cross the global border". The Army did not specify the number of insurgents killed or injured in the attack. Sumi, who is referred to as the PRO of the NSCN by the NIA on its website updated previous year claimed that "three Indian soldiers were killed and an unconfirmed number injured but there was no casualty or injury on the Naga Army". (more...)
IN woman accused of poisoning milk to kill infant niece IN woman accused of poisoning milk to kill infant niece
- September 28, 2017

The grandmother also told police that Rodriguez-Miranda left the state with her boyfriend, stating that she didn't want her brother's family living with them, The News-Sentinel reported . The bottle was found to have traces of acetaminophen, caffeine and aspirin. The baby was not harmed, but the milk stored in a refrigerator contained the equivalent of nine Excedrin tablets or capsules, enough to kill an adult, according to court documents. (more...)
Washington state sues opioid manufacturer Purdue Pharma Washington state sues opioid manufacturer Purdue Pharma
- September 28, 2017

The lawsuit seeks to force Purdue to forfeit the Washington portion of those profits. Washington will join dozens of other cities, counties, and states suing opioid manufacturers and distributors. Stamford, Connecticut-based Purdue said in a statement it was "deeply troubled" by the opioid crisis and that its U.S. Food and Drug Administration-approved products account for just 2 percent of all opioid prescriptions. (more...)