Medical


Jaga-Kalia out of OT; kept at ICU of AIIMS, Delhi Jaga-Kalia out of OT; kept at ICU of AIIMS, Delhi
- October 26, 2017

The first phase of surgery was done on August 28. He revealed that after a surgery of 11 hours, the heads were separated successfully. But for the second phase, no expert from overseas was there for assisting the operation. Approximately four in 10 such twins are dead at birth and an additional three die within 24 hours. This operation took over 20 hours for completion. (more...)
Evidence of 'mega-carnivore' dinosaur the size of four lions discovered
- October 26, 2017

Palaeontologists have found the first evidence of a previously unknown mega-carnivore dinosaur that lived much earlier than others of its size. It's covered in 200 million years old "current-ripple marks" and "desiccation cracks" which are signs of a prehistoric watering hole or river bank. (more...)
Why Some Houses Are Displaying Teal Pumpkins for Halloween Why Some Houses Are Displaying Teal Pumpkins for Halloween
- October 26, 2017

For children with food allergies, Halloween can be a tricky holiday, but the Teal Pumpkin Project aims to make the holiday safer and easier to navigate. A food allergy is a life-altering and potentially life-threatening disease; 15 million Americans now have some sort of food allergy, including 1 in 13 children. (more...)
PTC Inc. (PTC) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday
- October 26, 2017

Finally, Voya Investment Management LLC grew its position in shares of PTC Therapeutics by 12.8% during the 2nd quarter. Ptc Therapeutics now has $666.36 million valuation. 17 funds opened positions while 30 raised stakes. Insiders have sold a total of 37,955 shares of company stock worth $2,091,560 in the last ninety days. (more...)
Royal Caribbean Confirms Return Dates to Hurricane Hit Destinations Royal Caribbean Confirms Return Dates to Hurricane Hit Destinations
- October 26, 2017

Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. acquired a new stake in Royal Caribbean Cruises in the first quarter valued at approximately $119,000. Neuberger Berman Group LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Royal Caribbean Cruises by 1.2% in the second quarter. (more...)
Jury reaches verdict in meningitis outbreak case Jury reaches verdict in meningitis outbreak case
- October 26, 2017

Chin's attorney, Stephen Weymouth, told CNN affiliate WFXT , "He's remorseful for what happened". Chin was considered Cadden's "right-hand man" and authorities said he improperly sterilized and tested drugs, mislabeled drugs, skipped cleanings, and ignored contamination in the center's clean rooms. (more...)
Gillespie ahead of Northam in Hampton University Poll Gillespie ahead of Northam in Hampton University Poll
- October 26, 2017

The poll , conducted last week by the Virginia university, found that 41 percent of those surveyed would vote for Gillespie and 33 percent for Northam. However, the gap between Northam and Gillespie was slightly smaller in CNU's latest poll. The new poll was conducted by the Hampton University Center for Public Policy and questioned 750 "likely voters" registered voters in the Virginia General Election. (more...)
Panel recommends new, better shingles shot over old version
- October 26, 2017

Together, GSK reports that the votes expand its vaccine's potential reach by about 62 million adults over the current market. Merck's Zostavax won approval in 2006 and generated $685 million past year, but is seen as inferior to Shingrix. (more...)
SC reserves order on JAL plea for hiving off toll collection
- October 26, 2017

Kanwilkar and D.Y. Chandrachud that the company had an offer for Rs 2,500 cr and he submitted the proposal to the court in a sealed cover. The Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved its order on Jaypee Associates' plea on hiving off toll collection on the Yamuna Expressway to raise Rs 2,000 crore, as the Centre told the court that assets of Jaypee Infratech , facing insolvency proceedings, can't be hived off. (more...)
Baby foods and infant formulas found to contain arsenic and lead Baby foods and infant formulas found to contain arsenic and lead
- October 26, 2017

Their study concluded that all the chemicals pose serious threats to developing infants. Out of those, the study found that 65% contained arsenic , 36% had lead, 60% had BPA (industrial chemical bisphenol A ) and 58% contained cadmium, a natural toxic metal typically found in plant soil and smoking products. (more...)
Cedartown Redmond office remembers victims of Breast Cancer Cedartown Redmond office remembers victims of Breast Cancer
- October 26, 2017

Pink was the standout color this month in schools across Long Island. Fort Polk's Bayne Jones Army Community Hospital will hold its fourth annual breast cancer awareness luncheon at 11 a.m. "Just as we want to be proactive in this effort, we were excited to partner with the Susan G. Komen Foundation to be proactive in their efforts to prevent, detect and cure breast cancer". (more...)
Madagascar plague death toll climbs to 124
- October 25, 2017

Unfortunately, the nation of 24 million has another point of infamy these days-the island nation is the site of the black death, the very same plague that decimated Europe many centuries ago. The most common, but less risky form of the plague is the bubonic plague, causing "inflamed lymph nodes, which can then turn to puss-filled, open sores if the condition worsens", the report read . (more...)
Dentist finds maggots crawling in patient's mouth
- October 25, 2017

A dentist may come across several dental issues face by patients, but there are rare cases which can be described as nothing less than revolting. The video has over 3,000 views so far and is believed to have been shot in India. Daily Mail reported that the woman appears to suffer from oral myiasis - a condition when the tissues in the oral cavity are invaded by parasites. (more...)
Man Dies from Infection Received While Doing Harvey Repairs Man Dies from Infection Received While Doing Harvey Repairs
- October 25, 2017

Identified as Josue Zurita, the man was diagnosed with necrotizing fasciitis , CNN reports . In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, the bacteria that causes devastating flesh-eating disease has claimed another life-making this the third case of the disease since the cataclysmic storm hit Texas. (more...)
MPs to investigate safety of e-cigarettes
- October 25, 2017

While vaping does not carry as many known health risks as smoking, and Public Health England is encouraging people to switch from smoking to e-cigarettes, this does not mean it is completely safe. It said that "the hazard to health arising from long-term vapour inhalation from the e-cigarettes available today is unlikely to exceed 5% of the harm from smoking tobacco". (more...)
Forex - Canadian Dollar Falls on Dovish Bank of Canada Forex - Canadian Dollar Falls on Dovish Bank of Canada
- October 25, 2017

Growth for 2017 is now expected to come in at 3.1 per cent, compared to a projection of 2.8 per cent growth in July. Bank of Canada Stephen Poloz explains why he didn't hike interest rates Wednesday in Ottawa. "This outlook remains subject to substantial uncertainty about geopolitical developments and fiscal and trade policies, notably the renegotiation of the North American free trade agreement ", the bank said. (more...)
Adequate vitamin D during childhood linked to decreased risk of islet autoimmunity Adequate vitamin D during childhood linked to decreased risk of islet autoimmunity
- October 25, 2017

Only 3% were correctly diagnosed as type 3c. And what's worse, doctors also end up misdiagnosing it as type 2 diabetes . USA researchers say they have found a link between low levels of vitamin D and islet autoimmunity, the process where the immune system attacks insulin-producing pancreatic beta cells , which characterizes type 1 diabetes development. (more...)
The common symptom of ovarian cancer people are mistaking as 'normal'
- October 25, 2017

Four in five were unaware that abdominal pain could be a caused by the cancer that kills 11 women every day in the UK. But just being aware that there's a small chance your increased visits to the loo might mean you've got ovarian cancer, especially you're displaying other common symptoms, could encourage you to seek the medical help you need. (more...)
Watch the new trailer for Netflix blockbuster Watch the new trailer for Netflix blockbuster "Bright"
- October 25, 2017

Could this mean that Will Smith is returning to the rap theme song scene? With a budget of around $90 million, it truly is a standard Hollywood level production, and it'll go a long way to enhancing the credibility for those who still think that theatrical is the only way to go. (more...)
Legionnaires' disease cluster reported in downtown Flushing, Queens Legionnaires' disease cluster reported in downtown Flushing, Queens
- October 25, 2017

Mary Bassett said in a statement. The Department of Health is investigating a cluster of Legionnaires' disease which has infected 12 people in the downtown Flushing area in the past two weeks, officials said Tuesday. Most cases can be traced to plumbing systems where conditions are favorable for Legionella growth, such as cooling towers, whirlpool spas, hot tubs, humidifiers, hot water tanks, and evaporative condensers of large air-conditioning systems. (more...)
P's Dr Naushad shot dead in Hyderabad P's Dr Naushad shot dead in Hyderabad
- October 25, 2017

The MQM-P had distanced itself from party founder Altaf Hussain and his London office following his inciting speech on August 22, 2016. Party leaders and activists as well as relatives of the deceased gathered at the hospital as soon as the news about his killing reached to them. (more...)
Law Firm to Ultra High Net Worth Clients in Data Breach Law Firm to Ultra High Net Worth Clients in Data Breach
- October 25, 2017

The US-based International Consortium of Investigative Journalists ( ICIJ ) and affiliated media raised allegations against the company's operations and its clients, following information being leaked. It is what we stand for. "This commitment is unequivocal", Appleby said in its prepared statement. Bermudan firm Appleby , which claims to be one the world's largest providers of "offshore legal services", came clean in a lengthy statement issued yesterday. (more...)
Tillerson to attend East Asia Summit in place of Trump Tillerson to attend East Asia Summit in place of Trump
- October 25, 2017

The Philippines said on Wednesday that the East Asia Summit would be held in Manila, not Angeles. "So it would have been great if President Trump could attend all the activities but the reality is any world leader especially of the U.S., cannot spend too many days outside the USA", he added. (more...)
UN Adds 32 Items to List of Prohibited Goods for N. Korea UN Adds 32 Items to List of Prohibited Goods for N. Korea
- October 25, 2017

The banned items include containers for transporting radioactive materials, continuous cooling systems, flash X-ray machines, seismic detection equipment, and particle accelerators. In the disarmament committee, the United States is sponsoring a resolution promoting compliance with worldwide treaties and other commitments by U.N. (more...)
Statins may increase risk of type 2 diabetes
- October 25, 2017

They also noted that a potentially modest increase in diabetes risk needed to be weighed carefully against the significant reductions in the risk of a heart attack or stroke afforded by statin treatment. The organisation criticised the new study for not including individual patient preferences, other health conditions, or data that was not accurately coded in patient records. (more...)
Virat Kohli And Anushka Sharma To Get Hitched In December This Year
- October 25, 2017

The couple have also been known for spending time together, and very often uploading pictures on social media. According to a report in The New Indian Express, the two are all set to tie the knot in December this year. Kohli and Anushka have been dating for quite some time now with the latter even attending cricket matches to cheer her boyfriend. On the work front, Anushka Sharma was last seen with Shah Rukh Khan in Jab Harry Met Sejal which bombed at the box office. (more...)
PDP chairmanship: Makarfi meets aspirants in Abuja PDP chairmanship: Makarfi meets aspirants in Abuja
- October 25, 2017

Jibrin said, "It is only by accident that the ruling party has come to be and therefore by the grace of almighty Allah, we shall reclaim our status and rebuild Nigeria again". He also explained that issues of constitution amendment have been referred to the states for their input. "We had a very useful meeting with the NCC". (more...)
Tenet Healthcare Corp (THC) Analysts See $-0.33 EPS
- October 25, 2017

Tenet Healthcare Corporation had 57 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Piper Jaffray maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Monday, September 11 report. Manufacturers Life Ins The stated it has 179,378 shares. Tci Wealth Advisors stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Movado Group, Inc (NYSE:MOV). Parametric Portfolio Associates Lc accumulated 633,991 shares. (more...)
NM's first likely flu death reported
- October 25, 2017

Fareen Karachiwalla, associate medical officer of health for Kingston-Frontenac-Lennox and Addington Public Health. Facility-related flu outbreaks are reported every flu season in New Mexico. Starting Oct 23rd, flu shots are also available through health care providers and selected pharmacies. It can have serious consequences for young children, older adults, pregnant women and those with chronic conditions such as asthma and diabetes. (more...)
Institutional Investors Positive on Fox Factory Holding Corp (NASDAQ:FOXF)
- October 25, 2017

It was reported on Oct, 23 by Barchart.com . Equifax Inc now has $13.11B valuation. About 193,265 shares traded. Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) has risen 11.28% since October 24, 2016 and is uptrending. 03/02/2017 - Fox Factory Holding Corp. had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at Jefferies. Therefore 10% are positive. Fox Factory Holding Corp. (more...)