Medical


'His actions were meant to sow death'
- October 28, 2017

Judges reportedly deliberated for more than ten hours before announcing their verdict, which fell short of the life sentence prosecutors had sought. The prosecution has demanded the bespectacled, stocky accountant get life behind bars for "wilful injury" and causing an "epidemic". But Valentino's defence claimed he didn't try to transmit the virus, and numerous women he slept with knew "his friends and family". (more...)
22nd Century Group Inc (XXII) Short Interest Update
- October 28, 2017

Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of 22nd Century Group Inc (NYSE:XXII) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report sent to investors on Wednesday, October 18th. The EBITDA Yield is a great way to determine a company's profitability. The Shareholder Yield (Mebane Faber) of 22nd Century Group, Inc . The ERP5 Rank is an investment tool that analysts use to discover undervalued companies. (more...)
Resurgent Ayew out to save West Ham and Bilic Resurgent Ayew out to save West Ham and Bilic
- October 28, 2017

The Hammers were thumped, 3-0 by Brighton and Hove Albion in their last Premier League outing, but rebounded impressively with a 3-2 win over Tottenham Hotspur in the fourth round of the League Cup on Wednesday. Having won only two of nine Premier League games, West Ham now sit two places above the demotion zone, and the situation gets worse upon realising that the side are tied on points with relegation-trapped Everton. (more...)
Kathy Griffin Calls Out Andy Cohen After 'I Don't Know Her' Remark
- October 28, 2017

When the reporter asked if Cohen spoke to Griffin before accepting the position, Cohen asked "Who?" That being said, according to a source, Cohen chose his pal Cooper to be his NYE co-host after Kathy Griffin was sacked by the network for her controversial Donald Trump pics. (more...)
After Pledge Protest, Clemson Student VP Impeached After Pledge Protest, Clemson Student VP Impeached
- October 28, 2017

Jaren Stewart , who is Black, sat through the pledge along with several other students in protest of racial inequality in the United States on September 25. The document appeared to detail allegations of misconduct against Stewart. Regarding the articles, Hoffman said that he has given the senate "all the information that I am aware of as of right now and legally allowed to delve into". (more...)
Burundi's withdrawal from the ICC a 'cynical attempt to evade justice'
- October 27, 2017

Burundi has withdrawn its membership of the International Criminal Court (ICC), a year after it notified the global judicial institution of its intention. It came after the country's lawmakers approved a bill on the said withdrawal. Hundreds of thousands of people have fled the country. "But perpetrators, including members of the security forces, can not so easily shirk their alleged responsibility for crimes under global law committed since 2015", he added. (more...)
Many food allergies don't show up until adulthood Many food allergies don't show up until adulthood
- October 27, 2017

There is a lot of focus on food allergies in children, but many allergies don't appear until adulthood. Washington D.C. [USA], Oct 27: A study has recently found that nearly half of all food-allergic adults develop one or more food allergies in adulthood, with Hispanic, Asian and black individuals most at risk. (more...)
Myanmar consul general killed in road accident in India Myanmar consul general killed in road accident in India
- October 27, 2017

He was going to Kolkata from Bihar's Gaya district. His aide and the driver were the other two persons injured. "A truck approaching from the front brushed the left side of Soe's vehicle and hit Soe fatally who was sitting in the backseat", Giridih DC Umashankar Singh told reporters. (more...)
Driver ploughs into marchers at immigration rally in California Driver ploughs into marchers at immigration rally in California
- October 27, 2017

The protesters push against and hit the hood of the auto as it slowly drives through the crowd. "We don't have any indication he was trying to harm somebody", said Lt. But Weznek continues driving until stopped by a group of police officers. "We ran over, fearing the worst", Cohen told CBS. Another demonstrator is seen jumping on the hood before the vehicle comes to a halt in the middle of the junction. (more...)
Apple acquires wireless-charging firm PowerbyProxi Apple acquires wireless-charging firm PowerbyProxi
- October 27, 2017

AirPower , which is due for release next year, is a wireless charing mat that can simultaneously charge up to three of the new glass-back Apple products at once. The firm also markets an add-on unit called Proxi-Com that technically works with the Proxi-Module in converting wired data signals to wireless, as per Apple Insider . (more...)
Compassionate nurse sings dying patient's favorite song Compassionate nurse sings dying patient's favorite song
- October 27, 2017

Margaret's daughter posted a video of the touching moment on Facebook , where it's been viewed almost three million times. Smith wrote of the nurse. Roberts said Neufelder sang to Smith any time she asked. "You truly are a beam of light and I can not thank you enough for the compassion and care and love you shared for my mother". Speaking to the news organisation afterwards, Ms Neufelder said: 'There was nearly a sense of peace knowing that it was her favorite song and she did tell me it's ... (more...)
Women in Scotland allowed abortion pill at home
- October 27, 2017

A controversial decision to allow women in Scotland to take abortion pills at home has been welcomed by the man who pushed for the procedure to be made legal 50 years ago. These pills are already available in medical clinics to be taken under medical supervision, but this is the first time they have been available to be consumed from home in the UK. (more...)
Marijuana users have more sex Marijuana users have more sex
- October 27, 2017

Women who consumed cannabis every day had sex an average of 7.1 times during the previous four weeks, while women who hadn't used cannabis in a year had sex an average of 6.0 times in the previous month. "It gets people to appreciate the moment more anyway", psychologist Earleywine says. Whatever the connection, Eisenberg says his results leads him to think that pot, unlike tobacco which can depress libido and performance , isn't going to take the steam out of one's sex drive. (more...)
Open heart surgeries in the AFTERNOON are more SUCCESSFUL, say experts Open heart surgeries in the AFTERNOON are more SUCCESSFUL, say experts
- October 27, 2017

The latest study, published in The Lancet , chimes with previous research suggesting heart attacks that happen in the morning may be associated with a higher risk of the damage, compared to afternoon events. The researchers then tested 30 heart tissue samples from this group of patients and found that samples from afternoon surgery patients more quickly regained their ability to contract when put in conditions that replicated the heart refilling with blood. (more...)
NHS could have 'fended off' WannaCry by taking 'simple steps' NHS could have 'fended off' WannaCry by taking 'simple steps'
- October 27, 2017

The investigation focused on the ransomware attack's impact on the NHS and its patients; why some parts of the NHS were affected; and how the Department of Health and NHS national bodies responded to the attack. Digital Health News had reported the disruption costs could have exceeded the millions, however the Department confirmed to the Audit office that it does not know how much exactly disruption to services cost the NHS. (more...)
Stock WILL be available to buy on release date WITHOUT pre-order Stock WILL be available to buy on release date WITHOUT pre-order
- October 27, 2017

Its bezel-less edge-to-edge display and the missing Home Button gives it a look unlike any other iPhone . To be clear, nobody's claiming Apple sold us a bill of goods when the iPhone X debuted. The release date of either phone isn't really an issue, but it's worth noting you can't go out and buy an iPhone X right now. But now, with Apple's decision of reportedly compromising on the accuracy of Face ID, these suppliers to meet their target soon enough. (more...)
4.3-magnitude natural disaster strikes Santa Barbara County area 4.3-magnitude natural disaster strikes Santa Barbara County area
- October 27, 2017

Geological Survey. The USGS first reported the natural disaster as a magnitude 4.6, but later revised the measurement. But students were evacuated out of classrooms in the city following the quake. Residents in the nearby area said they felt the event. No tsunami warnings have been issued at this time. Check back for more information as it becomes available. (more...)
Founder of Chandler drug maker indicted in US-wide opioid conspiracy Founder of Chandler drug maker indicted in US-wide opioid conspiracy
- October 26, 2017

Kapoor's arrest comes at a time when the opioid and addiction epidemic has grown into a nationwide crisis, prompting action at the top levels of government and industry to stem its tide. A lawsuit was filed against the Chandler-based company in August alleging they "engaged in fraudulent marketing schemes created to increase the sales of Subsys, a highly addictive opioid prescription drug that contains fentanyl". (more...)
Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) To Release Earnings
- October 26, 2017

It has outperformed by 20.71% the S&P500. Capital Asset Advisory Services LLC purchased a new position in shares of Gilead Sciences during the second quarter valued at about $875,000. Gilead Sciences, Inc . ( GILD ) have shown a high EPS growth of 41.20% in the last 5 years and has earnings decline of -16.50% yoy. Piper Jaffray maintained Gilead Sciences, Inc . (more...)
'Fish-lizard' fossil from Kutch is a Jurassic first 'Fish-lizard' fossil from Kutch is a Jurassic first
- October 26, 2017

Guntupalli Prasad, a geologist at the University of Delhi, said when a fossil bone from the animal's skeleton was first found by an Indo-German research team in Kutch in 2016, they suspected it to be a dinosaur . According to researchers, the only way to detect the exact species is possible by analysing the dispersion of ophthalmosaurid between India and South America, reported NDTV. (more...)
To Clean Pesticides off of Apples
- October 26, 2017

Previous research reveals baking powder breaks down pesticides due to its highly-alkaline pH, which causes the chemicals to fragment into harmless molecules. Scientists now report in ACS' Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry , that washing apples with a typical family item-preparing pop-could do the trap for deposits on the surfaces of the natural product. (more...)
High Court calls Swamy's PIL 'political interest litigation — Sunanda Pushkar death High Court calls Swamy's PIL 'political interest litigation — Sunanda Pushkar death
- October 26, 2017

Terming it as "political interest litigation", the High Court said it is "unfortunate that court is being used in this manner". The matter was highlighted after Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar was found dead under mysterious circumstances in one of Delhi's five-star hotel suite on the night of January 17, 2014. (more...)
Fisher-Price recalls 63000 baby seats Fisher-Price recalls 63000 baby seats
- October 26, 2017

About 63,000 of the seats were sold in the U.S. The rest were sold in Canada. There have been no reported injuries. The model number is found on the underside of the product's motor housing. If you have one of these seats, stop using it immediately and contact Fisher-Price for a full refund. They also vibrate, play 10 songs and nature sounds, and have an overhead mobile. (more...)
All Walgreens pharmacies to stock Narcan
- October 26, 2017

Narcan is a nasal form of naloxone, which is used to reverse the effects of opioids when an overdose occurs. AmerisourceBergen, a pharmaceutical wholesaler, donated Narcan demo devices to Walgreens pharmacists to demonstrate how to use Narcan safely. (more...)
Lord Hall hits back over Iran's crackdown on BBC journalists Lord Hall hits back over Iran's crackdown on BBC journalists
- October 26, 2017

In mid-August, the BBC has called on the Iranian authorities to reverse the new order that appears to effectively freeze the assets of its staff in Iran. The management of BBC Persian described the court order as another attempt by Iran's judiciary to silence impartial journalists. "Iran is setting a risky precedent by attempting to muffle the voices of potential critics based overseas by creating a criminal record for them in absentia", said Hadi Ghaemi, the executive director of the Center ... (more...)
United States to impose new curbs on N Korea United States to impose new curbs on N Korea
- October 26, 2017

Not only do the new round of sanctions target North Korean ventures, but it would also ban any company that does business with North Korea from doing business with US companies. "Since 2008, North Korea has conducted cyber-attacks and cyber-blackmail against civilian targets, attempted assassinations across global borders, and sold arms to terrorist groups". (more...)
Government master plan for wellbeing: How start-ups can deal with mental health
- October 26, 2017

The " Thriving at Work " review, published today, found that the number of people forced to stop work as a result of mental issues was 50% higher than for those with physical health conditions, The Guardian reports. "Mental health is still the elephant in the room in most workplaces - employees are reluctant to raise the subject for fear of discrimination, while managers ofen shy away from the subject for fear of making matters worse or provoking legal consequences". (more...)
UP: Purple pinkies for polio awareness UP: Purple pinkies for polio awareness
- October 26, 2017

Polio is described as "crippling" and is a potentially fatal infectious disease caused by the poliovirus. He expressed happiness that for 14 months, there has been no case of polio in Nigeria, while also assuring that the Oral polio vaccine was safe, efficient and easy to administer, and that mothers should ignore the rumour of killer vaccinations. (more...)
Celgene Crashes On Sales Miss; Alexion, Bristol Results Mixed
- October 26, 2017

During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.69 earnings per share. Jefferies Group LLC upped their target price on shares of Bristol-Myers Squibb from $66.00 to $72.00 and gave the stock a buy rating in a research note on Monday, September 11th. (more...)
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...)