Medical


Risk of stillbirth 'doubled' when women sleep on back Risk of stillbirth 'doubled' when women sleep on back
- November 20, 2017

The research found that women who go to sleep on their backs have a 2.3-fold increased risk of late stillbirth, after 28 weeks' gestation, compared with women who go to sleep on their side. Furthermore, the position you fall asleep in is something you have an element of control over, whereas nobody can do anything about the position they wake up in. (more...)
Boy With Cancer Who Wanted Cards For His Last Christmas Dies Boy With Cancer Who Wanted Cards For His Last Christmas Dies
- November 20, 2017

Neuroblastoma is a rare cancer that most commonly affects children ages five or younger, his family said. After Jacob was admitted to the Barbara Bush Children's Hospital on October 11, doctors discovered that the neuroblastoma had spread to his head and was incurable, according to a GoFundMe page set up by his mother. (more...)
Bruno Mars won the awards at the American Music Awards Bruno Mars won the awards at the American Music Awards
- November 20, 2017

The 2017 American Music Awards on Sunday opened with an emotional salute to emergency personnel, a shout-out to the women speaking out against sexual harassment and a denouncement against the divisive politics that have gripped the country. (more...)
Dashcam footage captures small plane crash on Florida highway Dashcam footage captures small plane crash on Florida highway
- November 20, 2017

Two police officers from Pinellas County in Florida , USA were on duty on Sunday morning when they caught a startling sight on their vehicle dashcam. The plane ended up going down on Keene Road about a half mile from the air park. Benedict said he saw a deputy near the intersection of Keene Road and Sunset Point Road. (more...)
Trump reportedly makes Ardern gaffe Trump reportedly makes Ardern gaffe
- November 20, 2017

New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern anxious she may have caused a "diplomatic incident" after reportedly claiming that Donald Trump mistook her for Justin Trudeau's wife. In a New Zealand TV (NZTV) interview on Monday, she said: "Someone observed that they thought that it happened, but in all my interactions, certainly President Trump didn't seem to have confused me when I interacted with him". (more...)
Nick Cave Defends Israel Concert, Accuses Protestors Of Bullying Musicians Nick Cave Defends Israel Concert, Accuses Protestors Of Bullying Musicians
- November 20, 2017

After stunning the Israel-hating world (and even those of us who love Israel) with his huge show of support for Israel (and flipping the bird at BDS ) at yesterday's press conference, Aussie rocker has put on a hell of a show in his first concert - including more emphatic declarations of love for his Israeli fans. (more...)
Foreman's career day leads Texans over Cardinals Foreman's career day leads Texans over Cardinals
- November 20, 2017

He adds that Foreman will have an MRI Monday to confirm this diagnoses. Texans trainers looked at Foreman for a few minutes before a cart arrived on the field, and Foreman was driven to the locker room. Foreman finished his rookie season with a total of 327 yards, two touchdowns and an average of 4.1 yards per carry. It gave him 65 yards and touchdowns on the day, and it put the Texans up by a score of 31-21, but it came at a cost. (more...)
SNHU officials provide update on nature of dormitory fire SNHU officials provide update on nature of dormitory fire
- November 20, 2017

Firefighters on the roof of Greeley Hall at SNHU, where a fire was reported around 8 p.m. November 18. "The smoke dissipated before anyone noticed it", he said. "We're just trying to do everything that we can to make sure that they're safe and warm, and can finish out the rest of the semester", said Lauren Keane. (more...)
Ahsan Iqbal calls emergency meeting of Ulema as deadlock persists Ahsan Iqbal calls emergency meeting of Ulema as deadlock persists
- November 20, 2017

Minister of State for Religious Affairs Pir Aminul Hasnat arrives at the residence of Leader of the House in Senate Raja Zafarul Haq for negotiations between government's representatives and leaders of religious groups which staged a protest sit-in at the Faizabad interchange. (more...)
Anambra election: Obiano floors Obaze, Ngige in their LGAs Anambra election: Obiano floors Obaze, Ngige in their LGAs
- November 20, 2017

As at the time of filing this story, not one local government result of the 21 in the state had been announced. They are: Njikoka, Ndulukofia, Awka south, Ayamelu, Aniocha and Orumba. "For us, the people has spoken and the voice of the people is loud and clear in Anambra State and we urge the candidates to continue to embrace themselves even now that the election is over". (more...)
Owning dog linked to lower risk of dying earlier Owning dog linked to lower risk of dying earlier
- November 20, 2017

The study aimed to build upon previous findings, including an American Heart Association scientific statement released in 2013 that concluded "pet ownership, particularly dog ownership , is probably associated with decreased CVD risk". For example, dog owners generally have a higher level of physical activity than non-owners, and can also benefit from the social effects of having a pet around. (more...)
QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM) Position Boosted by Accident Compensation Corp
- November 20, 2017

The stock increased 0.82% or $0.54 on November 17, reaching $66.42. About 1.25 million shares traded or 25.58% up from the average. Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) has risen 15.46% since November 19, 2016 and is uptrending. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Friday, May 27 by UBS. The stock of Intuit Inc. Vetr upgraded QUALCOMM from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $69.52 price target for the company in a research note on Monday, November 13th. (more...)
Fernando Alonso's Toyota test confirmed Fernando Alonso's Toyota test confirmed
- November 19, 2017

Alonso, who completed 113 laps in the TS050 HYBRID , said: "testing an LMP1 auto is always a nice thing for any racing driver because these cars are awesome to drive". Le Mans in June does not clash with any Formula One commitments. Toyota, who have never won Le Mans, have yet to confirm their continuation in the world endurance championship next season but are expected to stay as the sole major auto manufacturer. (more...)
SS Rajamouli's Next Movie With Jr NTR & Ram Charan SS Rajamouli's Next Movie With Jr NTR & Ram Charan
- November 19, 2017

Close sources to Rajamouli revealed that a film with Charan and NTR is definitely on cards. Tremendous responses are coming from fans and followers. He maintains a very good relationship with both the young actors. As we have media information that the stories of this film still under discussion these rumors is running Tollywood film Nagar. Speaking to Variety earlier, Rajamouli had said he will direct social drama for producer DVV Danayya. (more...)
This Man Being Buried With Cheesesteaks Is The Ultimate Gritty Philly Story This Man Being Buried With Cheesesteaks Is The Ultimate Gritty Philly Story
- November 19, 2017

As a devoted fan of Philadelphia sports teams and the city's sandwich of choice, Richard Lussi was buried with two cheesesteaks from the iconic Pat's King of Steaks . Richard Lussi would often challenge family members to drive more than two hours to Philadelphia from Plains Township and back to get the sandwiches. (more...)
Energy drinks may affect mental health, up blood pressure Energy drinks may affect mental health, up blood pressure
- November 18, 2017

According to the findings, energy drinks are associated with health risks ranging from risk-seeking behaviour, such as substance misuse and aggression, mental health problems in the form of anxiety and stress, to increased blood pressure, obesity, kidney damage, fatigue, stomach aches and irritation. (more...)
Country singer mocking National Football League protests goes viral Country singer mocking National Football League protests goes viral
- November 18, 2017

What do the lyrics say? McCoy's song is a direct shot at those who take a knee during the National Anthem - and just in case nobody is sure of his position on the matter, the title says it all. "People do have the right to protest on whatever it is their protesting just sometimes where you choose to do it we just thought, I just thought personally that it is wrong", McCoy stated. (more...)
Jesse Jackson Battling Parkinson's Disease Jesse Jackson Battling Parkinson's Disease
- November 18, 2017

But the disease progresses slowly, and treatments can slow it down even more, it said. "How he continued Martin Luther King, Jr's movement for justice making it national; how he perfected economic boycotts and corporate responsibility in the 21st century; how he changed American politics with his presidential runs; to how he influenced American foreign policy, Reverend Jackson has changed the nation and served in ways in which he never got credit". (more...)
Analysts Showing Optimistic Trends For Taylor Morrison Home Corporation (TMHC) Analysts Showing Optimistic Trends For Taylor Morrison Home Corporation (TMHC)
- November 18, 2017

It has underperformed by 1.58% the S&P500. Taylor Morrison Home Corporation (NYSE: TMHC ) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November 1st. The company presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $24.00. The firm has "Equal Weight" rating by Barclays Capital given on Friday, January 6. (more...)
US Rep. Debbie Dingell says she's been sexually harassed in Washington US Rep. Debbie Dingell says she's been sexually harassed in Washington
- November 18, 2017

She declined to name the men she referenced during the CNN interview, saying that many women don't have the courage to face the consequences of sharing their stories. "I have too many of them", Dingell replied. But I would still pay a price if I were to name some of them. Dingell said she was in the first year of her marriage to John Dingell - whom she replaced in Congress - when she was seated next to the prominent figure at a dinner party and he ran his hand up her leg. (more...)
Sorry, But You're Probably Not Eating Enough Fruits and Vegetables Sorry, But You're Probably Not Eating Enough Fruits and Vegetables
- November 18, 2017

West Virginia had the fewest people meeting the recommendations for both fruit and vegetable consumption. Women, adults aged 31-50, and Hispanics were the highest demographics who met the fruit recommended intake, while women, adults over 51, and people in the highest income groups met the vegetable recommended intake. (more...)
Earnings Analysis Of Fitbit Inc. (FIT)
- November 18, 2017

Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on Fitbit Inc . ValuEngine cut Fitbit from a sell rating to a strong sell rating in a research report on Thursday, July 13th. On Wednesday, November 8th, Steven Joseph Murray sold 200 shares of Fitbit stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $7.00, for a total transaction of $175,000.00. (more...)
Overnight drizzle in Delhi may help ease up pollution Overnight drizzle in Delhi may help ease up pollution
- November 18, 2017

Health experts in Delhi have said air quality has become so bad that it could worsen existing lung diseases and asthma. The highest level of PM2.5 was 187.06 micrograms per cubic metre on Friday, while it was 190.99 micrograms per cubic metre on Thursday. (more...)
Microsoft wants to slash carbon emissions 75 percent by 2030 Microsoft wants to slash carbon emissions 75 percent by 2030
- November 18, 2017

Ranish Hettige, deputy assistant secretary of Sri Lanka's Mahaweli Development and Environment Ministry, told Xinhua that the GEI offered them toolkits, mechanisms and technologies to adapt to climate change. A surge of coal, oil and natural gas consumption in China was the single largest cause of the increase, they said. Conversely - though obviously nowhere near enough - Carbon dioxide emissions are expected to decline by 0.4% in the United States and o.2% in the European Union, smaller ... (more...)
Pfizer successfully widens label for Sutent in the USA Pfizer successfully widens label for Sutent in the USA
- November 18, 2017

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved an expanded indication for Sutent (sunitinib malate; Pfizer) for use as adjuvant treatment in adults who are at high risk of renal cell carcinoma (RCC) returning after a nephrectomy, making it the first treatment for this indication. (more...)
Doctors looking to reduce premature deaths by 2020 Doctors looking to reduce premature deaths by 2020
- November 18, 2017

They're the leading cause of death in children under the age of five. Patiente Sherrod has a daughter in the NICU at Via Christi St. Joseph. The March of Dimes' recent annual report on pre-term births gave Alabama an F . He said that parents can become "parental tourists" looking at their babies through incubators, and nurses and doctors work to empower them to take their babies home once they are stable. (more...)
D'Angelo Russell undergoes arthroscopic knee surgery D'Angelo Russell undergoes arthroscopic knee surgery
- November 18, 2017

Brooklyn Nets guard D'Angelo Russell suffered a knee injury late in the Nets' game against the Utah Jazz in Salt Lake City almost a week ago, and has not played since. The 21-year-old had been off to a promising start in his first campaign with the Nets averaging a team-best 20.9 points, 5.7 assists, and 4.7 rebounds. (more...)
Guidelines for Blood Pressure Could Change Following UVA Study Guidelines for Blood Pressure Could Change Following UVA Study
- November 18, 2017

The new guidelines eliminate the old category, "prehypertension" that was used to define systolic pressures between 120 to 139 and diastolic pressure between 80 to 89. Almost 80% of people aged 65 and older will find that they qualify for high blood pressure and will need to take steps to reduce it, The New York Times reported. (more...)
Staar Surgical Co (NASDAQ:STAA) Experiences Heavier than Average Trading Volume
- November 17, 2017

The firm has "Outperform" rating by FBR Capital given on Friday, December 18. Among 12 analysts covering Emerge Energy Services ( NYSE:EMES ), 6 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 4 Hold. analysts anticipate that RTI Surgical will post 0.05 EPS for the current fiscal year. It now has negative earnings. STAAR's lens used in refractive surgery is called an Implantable Collamer® Lens or "ICL". (more...)
DOE approves Presidential Permit for Northern Pass DOE approves Presidential Permit for Northern Pass
- November 17, 2017

The permit, mandated since Northern Pass crosses the U.S. A draft of the permit was approved in September. The government also issued Record of Decision (ROD) for the project, which was subject to multiple layers of federal and state government permitting regulations since it was proposed in 2010. (more...)