Medical


Just one extra banana a day could prevent heart attacks Just one extra banana a day could prevent heart attacks
- October 09, 2017

New research has found that eating bananas may help prevent the hardening of the arteries which could result in the development of heart disease. These are based on their observations of mice, especially some that were noted to have an apolipoprotein E-deficient. (more...)
Depression, anxiety in spotlight as Tuesday marks World Mental Health Day Depression, anxiety in spotlight as Tuesday marks World Mental Health Day
- October 09, 2017

As you may imagine, the job is far from easy. A new report entitled " Struggling to Cope " details just how hard it is to be a mental health worker, Newsweek reports . Numerous staff members who answered the survey say that these problems exist because of understaffing. Numerous workers believe the delays for patients to get treatment leads to their frustrations. (more...)
Flu shot clinics begin October 13 Flu shot clinics begin October 13
- October 09, 2017

Thanks to a donation from the Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital, the St. Louis community will again benefit from free flu vaccines for those six months and older. People are indoors more often and are exposed to others more frequently because they are in a closed environment. Flu is highly infectious and spreads easily, and it can be particularly unsafe for people who are already in hospital and at risk of infection. (more...)
Woman Crushed By Truck In Bengaluru, 3rd Pothole Death In A Week Woman Crushed By Truck In Bengaluru, 3rd Pothole Death In A Week
- October 09, 2017

Both Ms Ajanappa and her nephew Ravi Kumar were wearing helmets, but the truck's front wheels ran over Ms Ajanappa's neck and she died instantly. The family has blamed the state government for negligence. The Chief Minister and Bengaluru's Mayor Sampath Raj today visited the spot where Radha Ajanappa was killed on Sunday. KC Venugopal, the Congress' central leader in charge of Karnataka, had discussed the condition of the roads with the chief minister and other ministers from the city on ... (more...)
Epic world solar auto race begins in Australia Epic world solar auto race begins in Australia
- October 09, 2017

The world's largest solar-powered vehicle race just begun again in Australia, and this year's event marks its 30th anniversary. The race from Darwin to Adelaide is expected to take a week for most cars, with speeds of 90-100 km/h powered only by the sun. (more...)
Westlake Chemical Partners LP C (NYSE:WLKP) Experiences Light Trading Volume
- October 09, 2017

Capricor Therapeutics, Inc. (:CAPR) shares are moving 1.78% trading at $2.86 today. Chemical Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:CHFC) has risen 21.76% since October 6, 2016 and is uptrending. Its up 0.30, from 0.85 in 2017Q1. They were forecasting US$0.78 per share three months ago. State Common Retirement Fund has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Mercadolibre Inc (NASDAQ:MELI). (more...)
SC brings back ban on firecrackers in Delhi-NCR SC brings back ban on firecrackers in Delhi-NCR
- October 09, 2017

Diwali , the most important Hindu festival in north India, celebrates the victory of good over evil. Three children had gone to the apex court asking that its order banning the sale of crackers in Delhi in November 2016 be restored. The bench of Justice AK Sikri, Justice Abhay Manohar Sapre and Justice Ashok Bhushan had on October 6 reserved its order on a plea seeking restoration of the apex court's a year ago order banning the sale of firecrackers in Delhi-NCR. (more...)
Mike Pence leaves 49ers-Colts game over protesting during national anthem Mike Pence leaves 49ers-Colts game over protesting during national anthem
- October 09, 2017

Vice President Mike Pence left the 49ers-Colts game after about a dozen San Francisco players took a knee during the national anthem Sunday. In a series of tweets explaining his early exit, Pence said in an official statement that he believes this is a time in the country to respect the American flag. (more...)
Sam Bradford expected to return for Minnesota against Bears Sam Bradford expected to return for Minnesota against Bears
- October 09, 2017

Bears rookie quarterback Mitch Trubisky will make his regular-season debut against the Vikings . Case Keenum will revert to the bench upon Bradford's likely return Monday night against Chicago. To win Vikings vs Bears, Chicago must be on the plus side of that equation. It's only Week 5, but the Vikings are hoping to stay in the playoff hunt and a win over the Bears, a team they should beat, would keep them in conversation. (more...)
Google balloons to help restore cell networks Google balloons to help restore cell networks
- October 09, 2017

It could help provide the people of Puerto Rico with access to cellular service to connect with loved ones and access life-saving information. Loon's deployment to the US territories won't be the project's first rodeo; it has been tested over the years in multiple countries, including Brazil, New Zealand, Indonesia, Sri Lanka and France, among others. (more...)
Alien megastructure star KIC 8462852's freaky dimming may be caused by dust Alien megastructure star KIC 8462852's freaky dimming may be caused by dust
- October 08, 2017

When the star dimmed, it dimmed more in the ultraviolet than in the infrared. The brightness of Boyajian's Star dips by up to 20 percent during these dimming events, and that aspect of the mystery has not been unraveled yet. The star's freaky and long-term dimming has posed a mystery to scientists; however, a new study indicates that the star's dimming is probably caused by dust and not due to some extraterrestrial force. (more...)
Early detection and treatment helps to fight breast cancer Early detection and treatment helps to fight breast cancer
- October 08, 2017

A woman in the US has a 12.4 percent, or 1 in 8, lifetime risk of being diagnosed with breast cancer. On average, every 2 minutes a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer and 1 woman will die of breast cancer every 13 minutes. The theory behind this states that several harmful pathogens could be carried in saliva and dental plaque, or through diseased gum tissues into the blood circulation leading to the cause of the disease. (more...)
Hallan cuerpo del fotoperiodista Édgar Esqueda en San Luis Potosí Hallan cuerpo del fotoperiodista Édgar Esqueda en San Luis Potosí
- October 08, 2017

El reportero Édgar Daniel Esqueda Castro fue plagiado el pasado jueves 5 de octubre por la mañana por tres personas que dijeron ser agentes de la Policía Ministerial de San Luis Potosí . "Exigimos que cada una de las investigaciones sobre los asesinatos y desapariciones de periodistas en México se les dé el cauce legal correspondiente y sean reactivadas en aquellos casos que permanecen encajonadas". (more...)
Lamar Miller is x-factor for Texans against Chiefs Lamar Miller is x-factor for Texans against Chiefs
- October 08, 2017

Defensively they must contain Kareem Hunt and not let Tyreek Hill and Travis Kelce beat them in the passing game. Last week, the Chiefs scrubbed past the Redskins, 29-20. That was their first win, but it almost became the start of a three-game winning streak had they been able to pull off their near upset over the same Patriots team Kansas City beat in Week 1. (more...)
Broward Nursing Home Expands Lawsuit Against State Broward Nursing Home Expands Lawsuit Against State
- October 08, 2017

A Florida nursing home where a dozen patients died after Hurricane Irma knocked out power has closed and laid off its 245 employees, according to a notice to state officials. "A 60-day notice couldn't be given because of unanticipated business conditions that happened after the effect of tropical storm Irma", the letter said. (more...)
Tampa Bay Lightning JT Brown Raises Fist During National Anthem Tampa Bay Lightning JT Brown Raises Fist During National Anthem
- October 08, 2017

Vasilevskiy stopped 43 shots. "That's great to see". Point gave Tampa Bay a 3-2 lead at 13:57 of the second when the Lightning were being outshot 36-9. Tampa Bay forward J.T. Brown raised a closed right fist during the national anthem on Saturday, joining the growing list of professional athletes protesting what they see as a pattern of racism in the treatment of African-Americans by USA police. (more...)
Russian Subs Strike Terrorists in Syria With Kalibrs From Mediterranean Sea Russian Subs Strike Terrorists in Syria With Kalibrs From Mediterranean Sea
- October 08, 2017

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, based in Britain, said nine children were among those killed as they tried to cross the river aboard rafts, escaping from areas where Russian-backed regime forces are battling the Islamic State group. (more...)
Bob Geldof Lambasts Aung San Suu Kyi During Passionate Speech Bob Geldof Lambasts Aung San Suu Kyi During Passionate Speech
- October 08, 2017

Suu Kyi, Myanmar's leader who won the 2015 election by a landslide, came under fire for seemingly defending the country's violent treatment of the Rohingya people, a Muslim minority group, which the United Nations dubbed as a "textbook example of ethnic cleansing", The Guardian reported. (more...)
South Florida moms OD with kids in SUV South Florida moms OD with kids in SUV
- October 07, 2017

Boynton Beach Police said officers found June Ann Schweinhart and Kristen O'connor on Woolbright Road in Boynton Beach Thursday. O'Connor had let Schweinhart drive her vehicle because she believed the mother would be able to drive better under the influence, she said to police. (more...)
Las Vegas shooting rekindles debate on gun control laws in US Las Vegas shooting rekindles debate on gun control laws in US
- October 07, 2017

Scalise urged the nation to "respond with countless acts of kindness, warmth and generosity". "We are all reeling from this horror in Las Vegas", Speaker Paul Ryan said at a news conference. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer warned that the GOP-backed silencer bill could have deadly consequences. Getting very political at the podium, Sen. (more...)
Hendricks, Cubs shut out Nationals in Game 1
- October 07, 2017

Washington's righty got more attention, got the recognition. But Hendricks and Chicago got off to the best start possible. Last year Javier Baez of the Chicago Cubs hit a home run in Game 1 of the National League Division Series to beat the San Francisco Giants 1-0 en route to the first World Series title for the Cubs since 1908. (more...)
Trump Reaches Out to Democrats in Bid for 'Great' Health Law Trump Reaches Out to Democrats in Bid for 'Great' Health Law
- October 07, 2017

Trump's health care tweet came in a series of Twitter posts in which the President also largely railed against late-night talk show hosts and television news coverage, saying he and the GOP should be given "equal time". Mr. Schumer called for Senate leadership to combine CHIP funding measures with the potential stabilization bill, though several Republicans rejected the idea. (more...)
Trump taunts GOP with possible health care deal with Dems Trump taunts GOP with possible health care deal with Dems
- October 07, 2017

The president says the Obama health law "is badly broken, big premiums". Mr. Schumer called for Senate leadership to combine CHIP funding measures with the potential stabilization bill, though several Republicans rejected the idea. Trump also recently agreed with Congress' top two Democrats on a framework deal to pass the so-called DREAMers Act, which would protect roughly 800,000 young illegal immigrants, whose deportation had been deferred under the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood ... (more...)
Tropical Storm Nate bringing heavy rains, likely to reach US by Sunday Tropical Storm Nate bringing heavy rains, likely to reach US by Sunday
- October 07, 2017

It was moving at NNW at 22 miles per hour, the National Hurricane Center said. Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula - home to the popular beach resorts of Cancun and Plana del Carmen - was braced for the storm on Friday night . A hurricane warning has been issued for metropolitan New Orleans . "Additional strengthening is expected through Saturday up until the time Nate makes landfall along the northern Gulf coast". (more...)
Rethink banning of protests at Jantar Mantar — AAP to NGT Rethink banning of protests at Jantar Mantar — AAP to NGT
- October 07, 2017

It also said that the residents of the neighboring areas have the right to live peacefully and comfortably in an area free from pollution of all kinds. The NGT was hearing a plea filed by Varun Seth and others alleging that processions and agitations held by social groups, political parties, NGOs at the Jantar Mantar Road were a major source of noise pollution in the area. (more...)
US Bancorp (USB) has a market cap of $89.74 Billion
- October 07, 2017

Bancorp worth $222,185,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Analysts look for public financial statements, listen in on conference calls and talk to managers and customers of a company in order to reach an opinion and communicate the value of a stock. (more...)
British American Tobacco PLC (BTI) Short Interest Update
- October 07, 2017

Goldman Sachs Group Inc, which manages about $386.49 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Molina Healthcare Inc (Prn) by 3.93M shares to 5.63M shares, valued at $9.84 million in 2017Q2, according to the filing. Finally, Ngam Advisors L.P. increased its stake in British American Tobacco PLC by 3.5% in the third quarter. Perigon Wealth Management, LLC expanded its position by buying 1,014 shares an increase of 2,028.0%. (more...)
Conway Argues Obama's ATF Allowed Bump Stocks Conway Argues Obama's ATF Allowed Bump Stocks
- October 07, 2017

Ms Conway defended President Donald Trump in the wake of the shooting, arguing that former President Barack Obama was to blame for the commercial availability of bump stocks. "I would just note for the viewers that since "bump stock" has not probably been in the lexicon before", Conway said on "Fox and Friends", "this is a device that President Obama's ATF decided would not be regulated in 2010". (more...)
Terrorism, race, religion: Defining the Las Vegas shooting Terrorism, race, religion: Defining the Las Vegas shooting
- October 07, 2017

On Oct. 2, ISIS's Amaq news agency reported that the "Las Vegas attacker is a soldier of the Islamic State who carried out the attack in response to calls for targeting coalition countries". Sometimes that role is limited to ideological inspiration for the attackers, but there is usually some justification for the group's claim. "At the moment we just don't know the answers to any of those questions". (more...)
Just the Facts on 22nd Century Group, Inc. (XXII)
- October 07, 2017

Welles Wilder, and it oscillates between 0 and 100. In general, if the indicator goes above -20, the stock may be considered overbought. 22nd Century Group, Inc . It is widely believed that a stock's future performance can best be predicted by analyzing prior trends and patterns in price. XXII disclosed inched up trend during the previous trading day. (more...)