Medicine


Mayo Clinic CEO Noseworthy to retire Mayo Clinic CEO Noseworthy to retire
- February 22, 2018

Although he got himself into hot water a year ago with reports the organization cherry-picked patients with commercial insurance, Noseworthy's list of accomplishments is extensive and he is credited (PDF) with guiding the organization from a group of separate clinics and hospitals to a single integrated organization and growing the organization nationally and internally. (more...)
Man jumps into Kerala zoo's lion enclosure, saved Man jumps into Kerala zoo's lion enclosure, saved
- February 21, 2018

According to sources, the 33-year-old man was accompanied by a woman when he went to the zoo on Wednesday. We suspect his leg was injured when he jumped into the moat surrounding the lioness cage, said Jail Superintendent Anil Kumar. It is said the lion was on the other side of the cage and it might not have notice the man jumping into the cage. Murugan has been sent to a state-run hospital where he is now undergoing assessment. (more...)
Florida Legislature declares pornography a health risk Florida Legislature declares pornography a health risk
- February 21, 2018

On the same day that Florida lawmakers rejected a proposal to consider a ban on assault weapons following the mass school shooting last week, they approved a resolution declaring pornography as a public health risk. Ross Spano , said that research has "found a correlation between pornography use and mental and physical illnesses, difficulty forming and maintaining intimate relationships, unhealthy brain development and cognitive function, and deviant, problematic or risky sexual ... (more...)
Broncos reportedly expected to make Trevor Siemian available via trade Broncos reportedly expected to make Trevor Siemian available via trade
- February 21, 2018

That include shopping Sieman to see what they can get for him. He threw more interceptions than touchdowns and was benched in the process. However, after a disappointing 2017 campaign, it appears that Siemian's time in the Mile High City is up, as the Broncos plan to address their quarterback issues either through free agency or the draft. (more...)
PDP Loses 42000 Members To APC In Adamawa PDP Loses 42000 Members To APC In Adamawa
- February 21, 2018

He specifically singled out the former deputy chairman of the PDP, Alhaji Yusuf Aminu, from among those that defected saying, "we expected this to happen, he was discovered to be a mole that is why we suspended him from our party". "We have to take one final step to sack the APC government". A minute silence was observed in honour of victims of the nationwide breakdown of security. (more...)
Moses, Ndidi, Opkotu up for Player of the Year award Moses, Ndidi, Opkotu up for Player of the Year award
- February 21, 2018

With an important Champions League tie for Chelsea against Barcelona a day after the awards, Moses couldn't make it the ceremony. Major sponsor of the Nigeria Football Federation, Aiteo, has heaped praises on the president of the NFF, Amaju Pinnick, his two vice, Seyi Akinwunmi and Shehu Dikko; A U Mustapha, SAN and Andrew Onyearu, for bringing it into Nigerian football. (more...)
NJ students plan walkouts after Florida school shooting NJ students plan walkouts after Florida school shooting
- February 21, 2018

The Washoe County School District tells KOLO 8 News Now it is monitoring the situation at the District level. The walkout at several schools begins at noon. That's now been canceled and a Facebook page has been taken down. "Then, after that, we can hopefully move on to talking about background checks and the accessibility of AR-15s and other military grade weapons to people who are mentally disabled, like Nikolas Cruz", student Alfonso Calderon said. (more...)
Peanut Allergy Drug Offers Hope For Children Allergic To Nuts Peanut Allergy Drug Offers Hope For Children Allergic To Nuts
- February 21, 2018

A phase 3 clinical trial by pharmaceutical company Aimmune Therapeutics shows that gradual and methodical exposure to purified peanut protein can train the body to drastically tone down the reaction. Currently, patients who received AR101 continue to take pills of varying doses so that their immune systems remain acclimated, and those who were given placebo have been allowed to take the actual drug. (more...)
Kentucky overcomes sluggish start to win second-straight game at Arkansas Kentucky overcomes sluggish start to win second-straight game at Arkansas
- February 21, 2018

Missouri. Kentucky started like it had stood out in the near-freezing rain with the zealous fans waiting on the doors to finally open at 6:30 p.m. Kevin Knox has 11. Prior to the Alabama game, United Kingdom hadn't accomplished that feat since November 26 vs. UIC. After falling behind by double digits in less than three minutes, Kentucky fought back to a 20-20 tie approaching the midpoint of the first half. (more...)
Life support for toddler Alfie Evans can stop, judge rules Life support for toddler Alfie Evans can stop, judge rules
- February 21, 2018

The parents of the 20-month old, who has an undiagnosed illness, have been fighting a legal battle to be allowed to take their son for treatment at the Vatican-owned Bambino Gesù children's hospital in Rome. "What Alfie needs now is good quality palliative care which will keep him as comfortable as possible while sustaining his life". Outside Alder Hey Hospital yesterday, about 30 "Alfie's Army" supporters wept and exchanged hugs. (more...)
Walking the dog may help older adults live longer, suggests study Walking the dog may help older adults live longer, suggests study
- February 21, 2018

Jefferis , BA, MSc, PhD, FHEA, of the department of primary care and population health at University College in London and colleagues wrote. While old age certainly makes the body physically slower, indulging in light exercises will go a long way and can help the elderly live longer, a new study has suggested. (more...)
Ex-Bigg Boss contestant Gaurav Chopra ties the knot with Hitisha Cheranda Ex-Bigg Boss contestant Gaurav Chopra ties the knot with Hitisha Cheranda
- February 21, 2018

While Bollywood celebs have been these days getting hitched in a hush-hush manner, now TV celebs are having a private affair as far as their marriage is considered. However, he parted ways with her after some alleged differences over Narayani . He gained recognition for his roles like Raghuvendra Pratap Rathore, Abhay Singh Ranawat and Samay. (more...)
Nikolas Cruz reportedly set for inheritance windfall Nikolas Cruz reportedly set for inheritance windfall
- February 21, 2018

I'm not afraid of guns; I have a tremendous amount of respect for them. James said their own son was at the school when a S.W.A.T. officer called James, trying to locate Cruz. Cruz also displayed freaky behavior online, including threatening posts on YouTube and Instagram and reportedly cut himself on a Snapchat posts. Cruz, a hunter, also had knives, BB guns, and pellet guns. (more...)
Florida school shooting survivor Emma Gonzalez slams politicians, NRA in emotional speech Florida school shooting survivor Emma Gonzalez slams politicians, NRA in emotional speech
- February 21, 2018

The FBI received a tip last month that the suspect in the Florida school shooting had a "desire to kill" and access to guns and could be plotting an attack, but agents failed to investigate, the agency said Friday. "There is only one question: 'Should this young man live or die by execution?'" Finkelstein told the Sun Sentinel. "We must do more to protect our children". (more...)
Heavy drinkers 'much more at risk of early onset dementia' Heavy drinkers 'much more at risk of early onset dementia'
- February 21, 2018

They urged Global Positioning System to closely question all patients about their drinking habits, and do more to persuade those drinking above recommended levels to cut down. The World Health Organisation defines chronic heavy drinking as consuming more than 60 grams of pure alcohol per day for men and 40 grams for women. (more...)
P intra-party polls are illegal: Bahadurabad group
- February 21, 2018

Only the names of Sattar-led PIB Colony group were mentioned on the ballot papers and none of the leaders from the rebellious Bahadurbad camp was there as a candidate. Amin added that the Rabita Committee can remove whoever it wants with a two-third majority and they have submitted a copy of the party's decision to the ECP. (more...)
Cancer signs 'mistaken for dietary issue' Cancer signs 'mistaken for dietary issue'
- February 21, 2018

While bloating may be one of the more common (and ignored) symptoms of ovarian cancer, there are other factors that may suggest that something is not quite right. Target Ovarian Cancer advises that if you are suffering any of the above symptoms more than 12 times a month, your GP should do a blood test which measures the level of a protein called CA125 in your sample. (more...)
Congress leader splashes fuel in corporation office, threatens to set it ablaze Congress leader splashes fuel in corporation office, threatens to set it ablaze
- February 21, 2018

Dressed in proper white, the Congress leader splashed the liquid from a bottle all over the room. In the video, he was seen splashing petrol all across the office of the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP). Rayappa said he can not issue the Khata as the matter was before the court. "The leader is close to lawmaker Byrathi Basavaraj , who is a close aide of Siddaramaiah", BJP spokesperson Suresh Kumar said. (more...)
(UNP) Stake Lessened by Texas Permanent School Fund
- February 21, 2018

About 690,018 shares traded. Agrium Inc. (NYSE:AGU) has risen 5.50% since February 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 14.75% the S&P500. 1,639 are owned by Srb. Bain Cap Pub Equity Ltd Co has 244,045 shares for 1.43% of their portfolio. Vident Invest Advisory Lc holds 2,500 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. (more...)
Head bowed, Florida shooting suspect returns to court for hearing Head bowed, Florida shooting suspect returns to court for hearing
- February 21, 2018

Jaclyn Corin, a 17-year-old junior at the school in Parkland near Fort Lauderdale, said on Twitter that she had secured a meeting with Florida's Republican Governor, Rick Scott, on the issue. This protest is part of a student-led movement to push lawmakers to enact gun control. Parkland school shooter Nikolas Cruz sat with his head bowed, barely acknowledging his attorneys, during a brief hearing Monday in a heavily guarded Fort Lauderdale courtroom. (more...)