Medical


Is watching hockey stressful for your heart? Is watching hockey stressful for your heart?
- October 06, 2017

When New York Rangers captain Ryan McDonagh hits the ice his heart beat goes up. Fans who were at the game had an average heart rate increase of 110%, which is about the equivalent of what you'd experience while running, Khairy says. Peak heart rates occurred during scoring opportunities, both for and against the Canadiens, and were noted throughout the game-not just at the end or in overtime. (more...)
Bhuvneshwar Kumar gets engaged to Nupur Nagar in a private ceremony Bhuvneshwar Kumar gets engaged to Nupur Nagar in a private ceremony
- October 06, 2017

The photo of the engagement was uploaded on Twitter by Circle of Cricket with the caption, "Congratulations to @BhuviOfficial and Nupur Nagar on getting engaged". Meanwhile, stars from the Sunrisers Hyderabad fraternity made sure that they were the first few ones to congratulate Bhuvi on the special occasion. (more...)
More than half of new cancer drugs may not work, study finds More than half of new cancer drugs may not work, study finds
- October 06, 2017

The objective of this new study is pointing the finger at the ubiquity of these surrogate endpoints in the studies reviewed by the european medicines Agency (EMA) and leading to an approval in spite of their non-equivalence. One of the authors of the American study, Vinay Prasad from the Oregon Health & Science University, pointed out that the average cancer drug in the United States costs more than $100,000 (85,000 euros) per person per year. (more...)
India takes on USA in the inaugural game, Match Preview India takes on USA in the inaugural game, Match Preview
- October 06, 2017

We hope we can play with 12 players - 11 players and the fans. They deserve unconditional love and support from the fans, for those young shoulders should not be overburdened with unrealistic expectations. I will be playing for Delhi Dynamos this season and I believe Indians have a lot of respect for Nigerian footballers who have played for top Indian clubs since the Seventies. (more...)
Former prison employee arrested for inappropriate conduct with inmate Former prison employee arrested for inappropriate conduct with inmate
- October 06, 2017

The arrest comes following a criminal investigation by state police, the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision Office of Special Investigations, the New York State Inspector General's Office and the Clinton County District Attorney's Office. (more...)
How to Watch Northern Ireland vs. Germany How to Watch Northern Ireland vs. Germany
- October 06, 2017

The former Dundee United and Aberdeen defender was an unused substitute during the World Cup qualifiers against Germany and the Czech Republic at the beginning of the campaign. "We certainly do not rule seeking special arrangements for Ireland and Northern Ireland but that is not by any means our negotiating positions or preference", Varadkar added. (more...)
Key Republican Lawmakers Open to Considering Bump Stock Ban Key Republican Lawmakers Open to Considering Bump Stock Ban
- October 06, 2017

The President said he and first lady Melania Trump "met patients that were absolutely terribly wounded", whom Trump also praised for their "bravery". The congressional inaction underscored the power of the National Rifle Association and the political stakes for lawmakers who maintain their support for the constitutional right to bear arms and fear any challenge to their fealty. (more...)
'Monkeypox' Hits Bayelsa, Doctor, 10 Others Quarantined 'Monkeypox' Hits Bayelsa, Doctor, 10 Others Quarantined
- October 06, 2017

The Commissioner of Health of Bayelsa State, Dr. Ebitimitula Etebu who confirmed the news to reporters, advised Bayelsans not to panic as the disease is being properly controlled. "The symptoms include headache, fever, back pains and in advanced cases, rashes bigger than those caused by chicken pox". We have sent samples to the World Health Organisation reference laboratory in Dakar. (more...)
Toys R Us recalls baby toy Toys R Us recalls baby toy
- October 06, 2017

The company has received six reports of rubber knobs breaking off, including four reports of pieces of the product found in children's mouths. The recall, announced Thursday, involves Bruin Infant Wiggle Ball toys sold at Toys R Us and Babies R Us stores between June 2016 and January 2017. (more...)
NFL Betting Odds New England Patriots at Tampa Bay Buccaneers NFL Betting Odds New England Patriots at Tampa Bay Buccaneers
- October 06, 2017

Thursday , 8:25 p.m. "We're so excited to be able to call T.F. Green our official airport", said Kraft Group President Jonathan Kraft. Winston leads the league's No. The Bucs dialed up a winning effort against the Giants, despite playing without two starting linebackers, Kwon Alexander and Lavonte David . Enter the Buccaneers and quarterback Jameis Winston , who has a wide array of options at his disposal. (more...)
Opioids: Cigna to Stop Covering Oxy Prescriptions Opioids: Cigna to Stop Covering Oxy Prescriptions
- October 06, 2017

Purdue has been hit with multiple lawsuits accusing the company of using deceptive and unlawful marketing techniques to sell OxyContin that have exacerbated opioid abuse . Cigna is in the process of notifying customers with current OxyContin prescriptions and their doctors of the coming changes. OxyContin is the only opioid-based prescription painkiller that Cigna is removing in 2018 as "a preferred option" from its formulary, or list of medications that its health plans will pay for. (more...)
City of Tyler offers pink garbage cans for breast cancer awareness City of Tyler offers pink garbage cans for breast cancer awareness
- October 06, 2017

She said, "It is not true that the more you suck a woman's breast it prevents the risk of getting breast cancer". As we have done in past years, this week the Sumter County Times focuses its attention on Breast Cancer Awareness Month. (more...)
Red Cross: blood supply adequate after Vegas shooting Red Cross: blood supply adequate after Vegas shooting
- October 06, 2017

Knowing people are suffering can leave people feeling helpless, but something as simple as a blood donation is a life-affirming move. Several Los Angeles County hospitals are equipped with blood donation centers and are able to assist Las Vegas hospitals in the event of a blood shortage. (more...)
Louisville at NC State Louisville at NC State
- October 06, 2017

Stopping (or even slowing) Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson will be a huge part of remaining in the rankings after this week. The Cardinals also have wins over Purdue, North Carolina and Kent State. While the athletic department dominates the headlines, the football team has two of the biggest games of the season coming up in the next three weeks, starting with Thursdays spotlight game in Carter-Finley Stadium. (more...)
Petland Puppies Linked To Infection Outbreak In Several States — CDC Petland Puppies Linked To Infection Outbreak In Several States — CDC
- October 06, 2017

But the infection can be transferred to humans when you touch, feed or clean up after your pet. Although puppies and dogs with a campylobacter infection might have diarrhea, vomiting or a fever, just like humans, they sometimes show no signs of illness . (more...)
A Closer Look at the NRA's Cleverly Worded Statement on Bump Stocks A Closer Look at the NRA's Cleverly Worded Statement on Bump Stocks
- October 06, 2017

An excerpt from the interview aired on MSNBC. The support to further regulate "bump stocks" includes pro-gun Republican lawmakers who usually shy from even discussing guns rules and, perhaps even more surprisingly, the politically powerful National Rifle Association . (more...)
American Airlines Resumes Passenger Flights to Puerto Rico, Helps With Relief
- October 05, 2017

Playa Lucia, a beach on the island commonly known as "Dead Dog Beach", homes dozens of abandoned dogs (though not hundreds, as previous reports claimed). "They got it. They understand what life is all about'". "After what they have been through, what they have witnessed, we never want them to suffer again". (more...)
Arrests made in Saudi Arabia following moves against critics of crown prince Arrests made in Saudi Arabia following moves against critics of crown prince
- October 05, 2017

Their motives and links are being verified. The first 24 arrests took place following protests in front of the headquarters of the governorate in the Hail region, according to an Interior Ministry statement carried by Saudi Press Agency . (more...)
NNPC saga: Senator Maeba 'attacks' Kachikwu over Baru NNPC saga: Senator Maeba 'attacks' Kachikwu over Baru
- October 05, 2017

The resolution followed the unanimous adoption of a motion entitled "Allegation of corruption against NNPC Trading: Time to conduct a holistic investigation" raised by Senator Samuel Anyanwu (Imo East). The statement also referred to allegations that Duke Oil had received favourable treatment that gave it an advantage over competitors. " Will it be considered a 'hate speech ' if we say the money being stolen by President Buhari's men are being kept aside into a special pool for the ... (more...)
Madagascar plague death toll climbs to 30 Madagascar plague death toll climbs to 30
- October 05, 2017

While plague strikes Madagascar annually, what makes this outbreak unique is that it is hitting large urban areas and is striking in greater numbers than expected for this time of year. It plans to appeal for $1.5 million to fully respond to the needs. Plague is commonly associated with poverty, as it is effectively able to spread in densely-populated areas with poor sanitary conditions and health services. (more...)
McDavid nets hat trick, Oilers blank Flames 3-0 in opener McDavid nets hat trick, Oilers blank Flames 3-0 in opener
- October 05, 2017

They made plays. They threw pucks to the net. The last line of defense is in capable hands - netminder Cam Talbot appeared in an NHL-high 73 games last season and tied for the league lead with 42 victories. Outshot 45-26, and Corsi'ed into the ice, the only man that stood between a 3-0 game and a 6-0 game was Smith, who was spectacular. The two teams will face off five times this season... (more...)
AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T), Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:SRPT)
- October 05, 2017

BidaskClub raised Sarepta Therapeutics from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report on Friday, June 23rd. Janney Montgomery Scott upgraded Sarepta Therapeutics from a neutral rating to a buy rating and raised their price target for the company from $27.43 to $65.00 in a research note on Tuesday, January 3rd. (more...)
Drinking Black Tea Regularly Can Improve Weight Loss Efforts Drinking Black Tea Regularly Can Improve Weight Loss Efforts
- October 05, 2017

A new animal study was conducted by researchers at the UCLA to look for changes in intestinal bacteria of mice after giving them black or green tea. While it increases the bacteria make body lean. However, the polyphenols in black tea are way more helpful if you are willing to lose some weight, Whereas green tea contains the polyphenols which are better for overall health benefits. (more...)
What is Zakia Jafri's case against PM Narendra Modi? What is Zakia Jafri's case against PM Narendra Modi?
- October 05, 2017

An Indian high court on Thursday upheld a probe clearing Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other top officials of complicity over 2002 riots which led to over 1,000 deaths, majority minority Muslims. The court while rejecting Jafri's allegation of a larger conspiracy, however, allowed her to challenge the lower court's decision that said it had no power to direct the SIT to further probe the matter. (more...)
A better way to donate blood in a tragedy A better way to donate blood in a tragedy
- October 05, 2017

Since the Las Vegas shooting, the MVRBC has seen an increase in donors, but spokesman Kirby Winn said that this is a reminder for people to continue to donate year-round. "It is times like this that people need blood the most". “With so many disasters happening back-to-back, we always need more volunteers, ” Ochsner said. (more...)
Canada August trade deficit widens to C$3.4 bln on lower exports Canada August trade deficit widens to C$3.4 bln on lower exports
- October 05, 2017

Economists had expected the trade deficit to narrow to $42.7 billion from the $43.7 billion originally reported for the previous month. Exports to the United States, which accounted for 74.8 percent of Canadian goods exports in August, fell by 1.8 percent, while imports rose by 0.9 percent. (more...)
Why you should wait until closer to the holidays to donate blood Why you should wait until closer to the holidays to donate blood
- October 05, 2017

The Red Cross has responded by providing more than 250 blood products to hospitals in the Las Vegas area. Since then, blood donation centers in the city have seen people waiting for hours to give blood. The Red Cross says the tragedy illustrates the fact that it's blood that's already on the shelves that saves lives during emergencies. The campaign titled " LAS VEGAS VICTIMS' FUND " raised more than $4 million in one day, exceeding its goals of $1 million, $2 million, $2.5 mill and ... (more...)
Rested players back for All Blacks to face Springboks
- October 05, 2017

Despite Springbok coach Allister Coetzee publicly writing off his side's chances, Hansen believes that behind the scenes they will be seething over their 57-0 humiliation when they played the All Blacks in New Zealand last month. Hansen says it was simply the turns of Lienert-Brown and Perenara to be rested. The majority of the squad arrived on Monday after a long trip from Buenos Aires where they beat Argentina 36-10 on Sunday to secure the annual southern hemisphere competition's title ... (more...)
Patrick Marleau scores first two goals with Toronto Maple Leafs Patrick Marleau scores first two goals with Toronto Maple Leafs
- October 05, 2017

As luck would have it, they also found their hands. Denis and Jeannette Marleau drove 10 hours from Aneroid, Saskatchewan, to watch son Patrick's first game with the Toronto Maple Leafs . That prompted Jets head coach Paul Maurice to get out the hook, sending in Connor Hellebuyck to mop up. "Just play good", was Babcock's message to the final cuts. (more...)
A man breaks an bad record with his latest drunk driving arrest A man breaks an bad record with his latest drunk driving arrest
- October 05, 2017

An off-duty sheriff's deputy was in the VFW and saw Bettcher drinking. Thinking that Bettcher appeared drunk, knowing his extensive history and fearing he would drive, the deputy called authorities who were on-duty. The officer turned on his car's lights and sirens, but Bettcher kept driving for 200 yards until finally stopping. He initially refused to roll down the window and get out of the auto and then berated the arresting officer. (more...)