Medical


Scientists discover more genes that raise cancer risk Scientists discover more genes that raise cancer risk
- October 24, 2017

Another seven genetic variants predisposed women specifically to oestrogen-receptor negative breast cancer, which often had a poorer prognosis because it did not respond to standard drugs such as Tamoxifen . "These findings may inform improved risk prediction, both for the general population and BRCA1 mutation carriers". The researchers believe that in future they could test for the genetic variants to prevent or treat the disease in women who are at higher risk. (more...)
Chhath Puja 2017: New Songs of Chhath Maiya Chhath Puja 2017: New Songs of Chhath Maiya
- October 24, 2017

Continuing its efforts to woo over 40 lakh Poorvanchali voters ahead of Chhath Puja - the most sacred festival of the community - Delhi BJP, on Monday, announced a helpline number for providing assistance to the Chhath puja committees. Nahai means to take bath and Khai mean to eat. The fervour around the puja is marked by offering prayers to the Sun god, fasting and taking dips into the holy waters of Ganga (however, with time people have evolved and become less rigid about this rule). (more...)
Conjoined twins relying on suspension of Gaza blockade to survive Conjoined twins relying on suspension of Gaza blockade to survive
- October 24, 2017

The twins, whose condition Dr Abu Hamda said was stable, have one shared leg, but separate hearts and lungs. Conjoined twins have been born twice in Gaza in recent years. The most recent example came previous year when twin girls were also born in Al Shifa hospital. They later died in hospital. Palestinian hospitals do not have the equipment or expertise to provide the twins with the care they require and to determine whether a separation could be safely performed, doctors said. (more...)
Teal Pumpkin Project makes Halloween more enjoyable for kids with food allergies Teal Pumpkin Project makes Halloween more enjoyable for kids with food allergies
- October 24, 2017

If you run across a teal pumpkin outside of a house during trick-or-treating this year, it means the household has non-food treats. Halloween is often associated with trick-or-treating and lots of candy, but there are trick-or-treaters who have common allergies and cannot eat certain candy. (more...)
Fidelity: Committed to Workplace Conduct?
- October 24, 2017

Fidelity Investments has hired a consulting firm to review employee behavior amid allegations of sexual harassment at the US money manager stretching back years, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday. A person familiar with the situation confirmed the report that Chow had been forced out after being accused of making inappropriate sexual comments. (more...)
Second bacteria found in Northeast Louisiana mass food poisoning Second bacteria found in Northeast Louisiana mass food poisoning
- October 24, 2017

State health officials said a second bacterium apparently contributed to the mass food poisoning that may have killed one person and apparently sickened more than 100 people who ate jambalaya at a north Louisiana fundraiser. Approximately 380 people die each year due to salmonella, according to the CDC. "What that means is that people usually become sicker in fewer hours after eating foods". (more...)
Up-to-date Analyst's Assessments: Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN), Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY) Up-to-date Analyst's Assessments: Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN), Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY)
- October 24, 2017

It fall, as 78 investors sold BMY shares while 520 reduced holdings. Staley Capital Advisers Inc. now owns 6,962 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock worth $379,000 after acquiring an additional 24 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
World Health Organization removes Mugabe as goodwill ambassador after global pressure World Health Organization removes Mugabe as goodwill ambassador after global pressure
- October 24, 2017

Tedros deserves all our support to ensure he and WHO build a global health movement that is inclusive and works to improve health for everyone based on universal values of fairness and equality". World Health Organization announced last Friday that it had bestowed the honour of goodwill ambassador on Mugabe in recognition of his government's efforts in fighting NCDs. (more...)
Elton John jabs Tom Price's wife over 'quarantine HIV' crack
- October 24, 2017

Price, a Republican, is married to disgraced former Health and Human Service Secretary Tom Price , also a Republican, who resigned last month after being caught taking approximately $ 1 million worth of luxurious private flights at taxpayer expense. (more...)
BVN: Don says FG's court prayers will boost anti-corruption fight BVN: Don says FG's court prayers will boost anti-corruption fight
- October 24, 2017

The banks were also directed to disclose " any investments made with funds from these accounts without BVN in any products ". He said operating an account without BVN violated the "know your customer" directive by the CBN as well as the money laundering Act. (more...)
Province adds 75 hospital bed spaces in northeastern Ontario Province adds 75 hospital bed spaces in northeastern Ontario
- October 24, 2017

Local hospitals are to receive almost 60 new hospital beds as part of a provincewide increase. He said Ontario now has the fewest acute care hospital beds by population of any province in Canada and the lowest ratio of any country with a developed economy. (more...)
Judge tosses $417M award against Johnson & Johnson Judge tosses $417M award against Johnson & Johnson
- October 24, 2017

The August trial, Nelson said, included errors and inadequate evidence on both sides, leading to excessive damages, and juror misconduct was also an issue. She used the company's baby powder on a daily basis beginning in the 1950s until 2016 and was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2007, according to court papers. (more...)
At least 94 die of the plague in Madagascar At least 94 die of the plague in Madagascar
- October 23, 2017

Mamy Randria, head of the infectious diseases clinic at the public hospital in the capital Antananarivo, said: "We are limiting the number of visitors, and stipulating that all the health professionals wear a mask when they meet a patient". (more...)
Stock Impressing Investors: Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISRG)
- October 23, 2017

The stock rose 1.89% or $6.99 reaching $376.57. The total number of shares traded in the last 12 months is 228,151. It has outperformed by 45.74% the S&P500. (NYSEAMERICAN:GSAT) for 5.51 million shares. The insider Lennie William G. sold $4.86 million. Intuitive Surgical, Inc . (Intuitive) designs, manufactures and markets da Vinci Surgical Systems, and related instruments and accessories. (more...)
Meet the Woman Who Sweats Blood When She Feels Stressed or Exercises Meet the Woman Who Sweats Blood When She Feels Stressed or Exercises
- October 23, 2017

A 21-year-old woman was admitted to a general medical ward with a three-year history of self-limited episodes of bleeding from her palms and face despite no evidence of skin lesions. It is thought the body's fight or flight response can trigger the condition. It triggers the body to release chemicals like adrenaline and cortisol to prepare us to run from danger or fight it. (more...)
Trump Continues Attack on Protesting NFL Players Trump Continues Attack on Protesting NFL Players
- October 23, 2017

On Fox & Friends show, where the hosts and guests tend to be friends of the Trump administration, Jeffress made the controversial statement about National Football League players who "take a knee" in protest of racism following Trump's attack on free agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick . (more...)
Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:DLR) Valuation According To Analysts Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:DLR) Valuation According To Analysts
- October 23, 2017

Short interest fell 2,819,063 over that period. (NYSE:DLR). Investec Asset Limited owns 0.08% invested in Digital Realty Trust, Inc. Principal Financial Group Inc. (NYSE DLR) opened at 123.39 on Monday. Barclays Public Ltd Company, United Kingdom-based fund reported 41,874 shares. Combining the two types of research and analysis will give you a well rounded idea of how Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (more...)
Boost for Celtic as Bayern Munich's Thomas Muller out for 3 weeks Boost for Celtic as Bayern Munich's Thomas Muller out for 3 weeks
- October 23, 2017

Mueller came on as a second-half substitute and was injured as he played the ball to Corentin Tolisso for Bayern's 52nd-minute winning goal, going off shortly afterward. Thomas Muller will not travel to Glasgow next week for the Champions League clash with Celtic after being sidelined with a hamstring injury . Hummels also picked up an ankle injury in the narrow win, according to Bild . (more...)
Aussie teenager escapes encounter with great white shark unharmed Aussie teenager escapes encounter with great white shark unharmed
- October 23, 2017

Sarah said her feet touched the shark's body as she scrambled back into her kayak. Mr Williams said he tried to keep the shark distracted while his wife and second son, who were nearby in another kayak, returned to shore. The Surf Life Saving SA rescue helicopter arrived not long after and it was able to herd the shark away. Sea Rescue Squadron members are patrolling the area. (more...)
Ajay Devgn And Parineeti Chopra Starrer Golmaal Again First Weekend Business! Ajay Devgn And Parineeti Chopra Starrer Golmaal Again First Weekend Business!
- October 23, 2017

Fans across the nation waited with bated breath for Golmaal Again and it's great to know that the horror comedy has managed to live up to audience expectations. The other circuits are also doing very well. The success of Judwaa 2 and Golmaal Again have put a stamp on the fact that comic entertainers, if presented well, can do wonders at the Box Office. (more...)
Ask the Expert: What are some common misconceptions about the flu shot? Ask the Expert: What are some common misconceptions about the flu shot?
- October 23, 2017

What is the flu and how do you know you have it? "The main ingredient of any vaccine is the disease-causing virus, bacteria or toxin, but a number of other components are needed to make the final vaccine as safe and effective as possible". (more...)
NHS patients urged to stop asking for antibiotics in television campaign NHS patients urged to stop asking for antibiotics in television campaign
- October 23, 2017

The Chief Medical Officer, Professor Dame Sally Davies, is backing a new campaign to discourage adults with coughs, colds and sore throats rushing to ask for antibiotics. Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) occurs when bacteria changes in such a way that the medication used to treat them - in this case antibiotics - becomes ineffective. (more...)
Man murders best friend for having affair with wife, arrested
- October 22, 2017

Badal has told his interrogators that he dealt the fatal blow in a moment of rage when Joshi said something objectionable about his wife but the police are still probing it. "The suspicion grew stronger on two occasions which he claimed he witnessed", said Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (South) Chinmoy Biswal. He had applied for leave at his workplace before killing Joshi so that no one suspects him of killing Joshi, a senior police official said yesterday. (more...)
Crews rescue individual trapped in auto after Va. Beach accident
- October 22, 2017

A 61-year-old NY man lost control of his 2017 Chevrolet Suburban along coastal route one and struck the men, a utility poll and eventually a vacant Jeep in a parking lot. Both Washington D.C. men were pronounced dead at the scene. Their names are being withheld pending notification of next of kin. The driver of the Chevrolet was transported to Beebe Hospital for treatment. (more...)
LMR Partners LLP Purchases New Position in US Bancorp (USB)
- October 22, 2017

Bancorp will post $3.43 EPS for the current year. Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed a "buy" rating and set a $62.00 target price on shares of U.S. Bancorp in a report on Thursday, October 12th. Toronto Dominion Bancshares has invested 0.01% in UDR, Inc. Gofen And Glossberg Ltd Liability Com Il holds 109,282 shares or 0.22% of its portfolio. Alphamark Advisors Llc decreased its stake in Flowserve Corporation (FLS) by 99.42% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)
White House: No expected outcomes in cases like Bergdahl's White House: No expected outcomes in cases like Bergdahl's
- October 22, 2017

Administration officials won't say if the statement is related to Bergdahl's case. And there are "no expected or required dispositions, outcomes, or sentences in any military justice case". Bergdahl complained to Langan - who himself was held by the Taliban for three months in 2008 - about the "endless weeks, months, years on my own". Bowe Bergdahl , the U.S. (more...)
The CR Bard, Inc. (BCR) Insider Sold $1059525.00 in Stock
- October 22, 2017

About 2.07M shares traded. Donegal Group Inc. (NASDAQ:DGICA) has risen 2.91% since October 21, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 20.71% the S&P500. On Monday, May 15 the insider Reynolds Shelley sold $521,627. The rating was upgraded by Raymond James on Thursday, January 5 to "Strong Buy". Equities research analysts anticipate that C.R. (more...)
Market Insights on Tenet Healthcare Corp (THC)
- October 22, 2017

The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $30 while the most conventional has $14 target price. It has underperformed by 53.51% the S&P500. (NYSE: THC ). Therefore 38% are positive. Tenet Healthcare Corporation had 57 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Tenet Healthcare Corp (NYSE:THC) earned "Positive" rating by Susquehanna on Wednesday, April 13. (more...)
Penguins goaltender Antti Niemi struggles again in lopsided loss to Lightning Penguins goaltender Antti Niemi struggles again in lopsided loss to Lightning
- October 22, 2017

They are the first teammates to start the season with nine-game streaks since St. Louis' Pavol Demitra and Doug Weight in 2001-02. The Lightning are off to a 7-1-1 start. It was also the 113th power-play goal of his career, now the most in franchise history, passing Vinny Lecavalier. A goal by Yanni Gourde that beat the first-period horn by two-tenths of a second made it 3-0 Lightning. (more...)
Utah man searches for kidney for dying wife Utah man searches for kidney for dying wife
- October 22, 2017

He just decided. He said, 'I'm going to get you a kidney. "I felt like I needed to do something". "I say 'Deanne, I think we have a good chance of getting you a kidney". He said he is already overwhelmed by those who want to help. According to the National Kidney Foundation , more than 100,000 Americans are on a waiting list for a kidney. (more...)