Medical


74-year-old Natarajan to get 2 organs from donor 74-year-old Natarajan to get 2 organs from donor
- October 05, 2017

Activists also questioned the source of funding for the air lifting of the patient, who is said to belong to a very poor family, from Tiruchy to the Global Hospital. According to a press release issued by hospital on Monday, "Currently, he is admitted at the Liver Intensive Care Unit, Gleneagles Global Health City, Chennai , under the team headed by Professor Mohamed Rela, with worsening liver failure, kidney failure and lung congestion and his condition remains critical". (more...)
CytomX Therapeutics, Inc. (CTMX) Earns "Hold" Rating from Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc
- October 05, 2017

The company had a rise in short interest of 5.18% between August 15, 2017 and August 31, 2017. BidaskClub upgraded shares of CytomX Therapeutics from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Saturday, July 8th. CytomX Therapeutics (NASDAQ: CTMX ) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, August 7th. Director Frederick W. Gluck disclosed the sale of 5,000 shares of ( CTMX ). (more...)
Delhi govt moves resolution in House against metro fare hike Delhi govt moves resolution in House against metro fare hike
- October 04, 2017

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday directed Chief Secretary M.M. Kutty, who is a member of the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation ( DMRC ) Board, to convene an emergency meeting of the body over the proposed metro fare hike . The DMRC's own data shows that the fare hike in May resulted in a decrease in ridership by 5 per cent in June; while in the same month in the past two years the ridership had gone up by 8 per cent and 9 per cent, respectively. (more...)
Bill to regularise 15000 guest teachers in Delhi passed Bill to regularise 15000 guest teachers in Delhi passed
- October 04, 2017

Alleging a nexus between the LG and the bureaucracy Kejriwal said, "Hum Delhi ke maalik hai (we are Delhi's masters), not the bureaucracy". "Seeing no scope for meaningful discussion, the opposition had no choice but to walk out of the house in protest", Gupta later said in a statement. (more...)
Vitamin D supplementation reduces risk of asthma exacerbations Vitamin D supplementation reduces risk of asthma exacerbations
- October 04, 2017

Response: Asthma affects more than 300 million people worldwide and is estimated to cause nearly 400,000 deaths annually. "Most people understand that vitamin D is critical for bone and muscle health", said Carlos Camargo of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, the study's senior author. (more...)
Business in the Community calls for workplace mental health training Business in the Community calls for workplace mental health training
- October 04, 2017

Although 53% of people feel comfortable talking about mental health at work, a significant percentage of employees risk serious repercussions for disclosing a mental health issue. "We want employers to recognise that in protecting and promoting mental health and wellness of workers, in the long run we all benefit", she said. Cllr Mark Rowley, Kettering Council's portfolio holder for housing, communications and youth, said: "World Mental Health Awareness Day is hugely beneficial for those ... (more...)
Here's How Many Lives Have Been Spared From Breast Cancer Since 1989 Here's How Many Lives Have Been Spared From Breast Cancer Since 1989
- October 04, 2017

B-You Fitness is partnering with the nonprofit Twisted Pink, which provides a focus on stage 4 or metastatic breast cancer. The colored newspaper also serves as a reminder from the Breast Center at Floyd Medical Center, which seeks to educate and empower cancer patients. (more...)
Pesto 'saltier than seawater', claim health campaigners Pesto 'saltier than seawater', claim health campaigners
- October 04, 2017

Both products were found by CASH, at 3.30g of salt per 100g, to be 30 per cent saltier than seawater and contain 2.5 times more salt than salted peanuts. Pesto is also high in saturated fats, with nearly half of those surveyed (44%) potentially receiving a red label for saturates on front of pack labelling. (more...)
Obesity-Related Cancers Rising, as Other Cancers Fall Obesity-Related Cancers Rising, as Other Cancers Fall
- October 04, 2017

In 2014, overweight- and obesity-related cancers accounted for up to 40 percent of all cancer diagnoses in the US -roughly 630,000 diagnoses in one year. The trends we are reporting today are concerning - Schuchat said. Many people are not aware that being overweight and having obesity are associated with some cancers. (more...)
Metro Detroit mom jailed for not vaccinating son: 'I'm a passionate mother' Metro Detroit mom jailed for not vaccinating son: 'I'm a passionate mother'
- October 04, 2017

A MI mother was told she'd face jail time if she didn't get her son vaccinated. Bredow had a week to have the child brought up to date on his vaccines, according to the judge's court order. She says vaccinations go against her beliefs and she should have raised her objections sooner. While Bredow has been vocal about refusing to vaccinate her son, Bredow and her ex-husband had previously agreed in November 2016 to vaccinate their boy, with the shots being spaced out over time. (more...)
Analytical Report on Calgon Carbon Corporation (CCC)
- October 04, 2017

Under the terms of the acquisition contract, the Company's shareholders will receive $21.50 in cash for each CCC share they own. The 1-year high was reported on Oct, 3 by Barchart.com. Oppenheimer initiated Calgon Carbon Corporation (NYSE:CCC) on Wednesday, June 1 with "Outperform" rating. St Germain D J reported 464,639 shares. WeissLaw LLP is investigating possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of law by the Board of Directors of Calgon Carbon Corp. (more...)
ACLU sues to challenge FDA limits on access to abortion pill ACLU sues to challenge FDA limits on access to abortion pill
- October 04, 2017

ACLU filed the lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Hawaii to challenge FDA restrictions that limit the dispensing of the drug, mifepristone (Mifeprex-Danco Labs), to clinics, medical offices, or hospitals rather than community pharmacies. "This case is about where a woman is standing when the pill is handed to her", says Kaye. "It allows them to pass the pregnancy in the privacy and comfort of their homes surrounded by their loved ones", Kaye said . (more...)
World reacts with shock to Vegas shooting World reacts with shock to Vegas shooting
- October 04, 2017

This world makes me sad". Praying and thinking of all the souls lost in Las Vegas and continued prayers for all the injured as well. "May God be with you through this tragic time". The Padres also tweeted their thoughts on the baseball team's official account: "Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and families affected by the awful tragedy in Las Vegas". (more...)
Bajaj Auto gains after good sales in September Bajaj Auto gains after good sales in September
- October 04, 2017

Exports rose 21% to 1.46 lakh units in September 2017 over September 2016. Bajaj Auto's total domestic sales last month stood at 281,779 units - up 10 percent - from 255,592 units sold during the like month of a year ago. The automaker had sold 376,765 units in the same month a year ago, according to a statement released by Bajaj Auto . Commercial vehicles too recorded an eight per cent drop in volumes with 137,285 units sold. (more...)
Nigeria's 2017 capex to hit 440.9BN naira next week Nigeria's 2017 capex to hit 440.9BN naira next week
- October 04, 2017

She was accompanied by the Minister for Budget and National Planning, Sen. Since then, we've released over N300 billion for capital projects. The minister stated that there would be more releases before the end of this year, adding, "By the time we release N100bn this week, we would have spent N440.9bn on capital projects". (more...)
Prince Charles, Camilla to visit Malaysia next month Prince Charles, Camilla to visit Malaysia next month
- October 04, 2017

The prince of Wales and the duchess of Cornwall will make their first official visit to Malaysia next month, celebrating the United Kingdom's partnership with the country on shared priorities ahead of the Commonwealth Summit in April 2018. (more...)
Federal Bureau of Investigation and DHS Assessment Outlined Threat of Lone Offenders Targeting Las Vegas Federal Bureau of Investigation and DHS Assessment Outlined Threat of Lone Offenders Targeting Las Vegas
- October 04, 2017

He had been serving a 20-year term in federal prison for a 1960 bank robbery in Phoenix, Arizona, when he escaped in 1969. Since he was identified as the fiend who carried out the massacre , it has also come to light that he was the son of an Federal Bureau of Investigation wanted criminal - here's the latest on his notorious father Benjamin Hoskins Paddock . (more...)
Kilogram of Fentanyl Seized, Three People Arrested
- October 04, 2017

So far in 2017, the number of overdoses in Montco are continuing at the same rate, but the portion attributed to fentanyl is growing, and is now involved in more than 50 percent of the deaths, Steele said. Payano Del Orbe was arrested on August 21, and Taveras Payano was arrested in NY on September 20.All three are charged with possession with intent to deliver, conspiracy, and other related charges. (more...)
Spain's Rajoy wants to work with other parties on Catalan question Spain's Rajoy wants to work with other parties on Catalan question
- October 04, 2017

The turnout was 42.3%. Officers seized ballot papers and boxes at polling stations. Hundreds of people are said to have been injured following clashes between police and people attempting to vote on whether the region should secede from Spain , with the country's central government having declared the referendum illegal. (more...)
Rohingya crisis: Suu Kyi's 'Freedom of Oxford' under threat Rohingya crisis: Suu Kyi's 'Freedom of Oxford' under threat
- October 04, 2017

However, a motion to Oxford City Council said it was " no longer appropriate " for her to hold it. She spent years under house arrest as a campaigner for democracy while Myanmar was ruled by a military dictatorship. The military offensive was sparked by a group of Rohingya militants when they assaulted a police post in the northern state of Rakhine on August 25, killing 12 security personnel. (more...)
How to help: Donations pour in after mass shooting rocks Las Vegas How to help: Donations pour in after mass shooting rocks Las Vegas
- October 04, 2017

Local people donate blood to. And show up they did. Want to donate blood here in Los Angeles? The team also encouraged those who are able and willing to donate blood at their nearest blood bank. People looking to get in touch with friends and family members who were in Las Vegas during the incident can get updates by calling 866-535-5654. (more...)
Karnataka advocates back Justice Jayant Patel, abstain from court, question collegium Karnataka advocates back Justice Jayant Patel, abstain from court, question collegium
- October 04, 2017

Speaking to TNM, HC Shivaramu, Convenor, Advocates Association Bangalore said, "Our resolution was passed on two issues". In numerous courts, as advocates stayed away from courts, only litigants were present and the judges were seen adjourning the cases.Only a couple of cases wherein parties themselves argued their cases were taken up for consideration at the high court. (more...)
Scientists find way to produce electricity from tears Scientists find way to produce electricity from tears
- October 04, 2017

Pressure was used to create energy from protein crystals found in the saliva, milk and tears of mammals as well as from the whites of birds' eggs. Squashing things for energy is nothing new - it's called direct piezoelectricity and is particularly good in the mineral quartz, but is also seen in bones and wood. (more...)
Soumya Swaminathan WHO Dy.DG Soumya Swaminathan WHO Dy.DG
- October 04, 2017

She has been the director of the National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis in Chennai. WHO director general Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus made the announcement on Tuesday, while declaring the senior leadership team at the apex health agency. (more...)
Man dies in Idaho's first flu-related death of the season Man dies in Idaho's first flu-related death of the season
- October 04, 2017

The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare has issued a warning that the flu season appears to have arrived early this year. Officials with the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare did not release the identity of the man, but they did say he was over the age of 50. (more...)
Cigarette makers to publish new statements acknowledging health risks Cigarette makers to publish new statements acknowledging health risks
- October 04, 2017

In that optimistic model, the researchers found that 6.6 million premature deaths could be avoided in the US, according to the study, which was published yesterday (Oct. They're still nicotine products. "For years, harm-reduction advocates have relied on quality research from independent European researchers and non-government organizations, only to be told that such research was somehow not trustworthy because the authors were not American". (more...)
Intellia Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTLA) Moving Aggressively - Up by 8.81%
- October 04, 2017

For the last quarter, the stock has performed -42.63%. Finally, Barclays PLC assumed coverage on Intellia Therapeutics in a research note on Wednesday, September 6th. If you are reading this piece on another site, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of worldwide trademark & copyright legislation. In associated news, large stockholder Venture Fund Ix Atlas unloaded 150,000 stocks of Intellia Therapeutics shares in a trade dated Tue, Jul 11th. (more...)
Connie Britton cast as lead in new Ryan Murphy drama Connie Britton cast as lead in new Ryan Murphy drama
- October 04, 2017

The show explores the tense and demanding world of the police, paramedics, and firefighters as they confront terrifying and unsafe situations on the job, as well as day-to-day struggles in their private lives. She has also appeared on hit shows such as " Spin City ", "The West Wing", and "24". Emmy nominee Britton recently wrapped production on Land of Steady Habits , based on the debut novel from Ted Thompson, written and directed by Nicole Holofcener. (more...)
White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd. (WTM) Stake Boosted by Clinton Group Inc
- October 04, 2017

LLC's holdings in White Mountains Insurance Group were worth $1,138,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. As of the latest earnings report the EPS was $23.19 and is estimated to be $-11.35 for the current year with 4,282,000 shares now outstanding. (more...)
Fountains go pink at Thalia Mara Hall for Breast Cancer Awareness Fountains go pink at Thalia Mara Hall for Breast Cancer Awareness
- October 04, 2017

To mark October as PINKtober the breast cancer awareness month , Pink Ribbon has launched a nationwide breast cancer awareness drive; and also started fundraising for building Pakistan's first dedicated Breast Cancer hospital. "I encourage all women to talk to their healthcare providers about mammograms and other methods of early detection and what can be done to reduce that risk". (more...)