Medicine


Delhi: Kejriwal launches single card for metro and public buses Delhi: Kejriwal launches single card for metro and public buses
- January 09, 2018

While the public can utilise the CMC in over 200 DTC buses and 50 cluster buses initially, the card, that operates like a debit card, will be functional in all metro trains, DTC buses and cluster buses from April 1 onwards. The Reserve Bank of India gave approval to the DMRC in February, 2017 for operating its pre-paid instrument called PPI-MTS (Prepaid Instrument - Mass Transit System) for this goal. (more...)
Night shifts increase the risk of cancer among women Night shifts increase the risk of cancer among women
- January 09, 2018

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), almost 15 million people in the United States have irregular working patterns, including night shifts. The study also reflects that there is a 19 percent increase in the risk for the women who are working in night shift. " We were surprised to see the association between night shift work and breast cancer risk only among women in North America and Europe ", said Ma. (more...)
Woman dies from flesh-eating bacteria after eating raw oysters Woman dies from flesh-eating bacteria after eating raw oysters
- January 09, 2018

Both LeBlanc and her friend Karen Bowers consumed a portion of almost two dozen oysters, but only LeBlanc began experiencing respiratory problems about a day and a half after the meal. Bowers said the first signs of LeBlanc's illness suggested an allergic reaction. Added Bowers, "An allergic reaction of sorts, that's what I would call it". (more...)
Winfrey accepts life achievement honor — Golden Globes Winfrey accepts life achievement honor — Golden Globes
- January 08, 2018

Brown, who portrays Randall Pearson in This Is Us , won Best Actor in a TV Series , Drama, the first black actor to win that honor at the Golden Globes. He was previously nominated in the category at the 2016 ceremony, something that he referenced in his speech. Ansari's parents have appeared on " Master of None ", and are SC residents. (more...)
Got blood? The Red Cross needs wintertime donations Got blood? The Red Cross needs wintertime donations
- January 08, 2018

In North Carolina alone, 23 blood drives were cancelled or closed early due to last week's winter storm, with almost 600 uncollected donations. @RedCrossBloodNC @RedCross need your #help now! "Even temporary disruptions to blood and platelet donations can diminish the availability for hospital patients", said Patty Corvaia, communications manager of the New York-Penn Red Cross Blood Services Region. (more...)
Romaine Lettuce Is Causing E. Coli Outbreaks Romaine Lettuce Is Causing E. Coli Outbreaks
- January 08, 2018

Officials in Canada blamed the leafy green, but their American counterparts are still investigating the cause of an outbreak in the United States. At least one person in Canada has died from the strain. Centers for Disease Control , which is investigating the outbreak in the USA, has not made the same recommendation. Consumer Reports' food safety experts recommend avoiding consuming romaine lettuce during an outbreak of E. (more...)
Stolen police vehicle rams into Hoboken Terminal waiting area doors Stolen police vehicle rams into Hoboken Terminal waiting area doors
- January 08, 2018

A man allegedly drove a stolen New Jersey Transit police vehicle into the Hoboken Terminal Monday morning, authorities said. His brief jaunt caused damage to the waiting-room doors, but no one was reported injured, and trains were not delayed as a result of the incident, the spokesman said. (more...)
HP recalls 50000 laptop batteries globally HP recalls 50000 laptop batteries globally
- January 08, 2018

The notebooks listed above don't necessarily use the defective battery, so customers will need to download HP's Battery Validation Utility to see if their laptop does indeed rely on the recalled pack. Users can visit HP's website to check if their battery is included in the recall. "It is extremely important to check whether your battery is affected", HP wrote on its recall page . (more...)
Frozen iguanas fell from trees in South Florida Frozen iguanas fell from trees in South Florida
- January 08, 2018

Isola said the iguana was stunned by the cold conditions, but it was not dead. In south Florida, temperatures dipped below 40 degrees Fahrenheit (4 degrees Celsius) on January 3, giving Tallahassee its first measurable snowfall in 28 years. (more...)
Winter weather delays and closings for Monday, January 8, 2018 Winter weather delays and closings for Monday, January 8, 2018
- January 08, 2018

Students should report to all other classes at normal scheduled times. Hamilton County Schools and childcare will be closed Wednesday. The threat of icy conditions prompted an array of Monday closures, including Hamilton County Schools. (more...)
Jeff Sessions Fulfills Dream of Cracking Down on Legal Weed
- January 07, 2018

A US attorney in Colorado said he would not change his approach toward marijuana prosecutions, while a USA attorney in MA said he would pursue federal marijuana criminal cases. Joe Pennacchio (R-Morris). "I think it should help us hit the pause button, which is what I've been saying all along". "This equation has many different variables". (more...)
David Attenborough reprimands Bear Grylls for killing animals on TV David Attenborough reprimands Bear Grylls for killing animals on TV
- January 07, 2018

Elsewhere, Attenborough has also been heavily critical of Bear Grylls for killing animals on his TV shows. On the celebrity version of the Channel 4 series, Olympian Iwan Thomas and former Coronation Street actor Ryan Thomas were seen wrestling a crocodile before killing it with a knife. (more...)
Ron Paul: Jeff Sessions should be fired over marijuana decision
- January 07, 2018

In a 2016 interview with a local reporter in Colorado, which legalized recreational cannabis five years ago, then-candidate Trump insisted he would not allow his AG to override state law by prosecuting marijuana businesses and growers. (more...)
Frozen iguanas falling from trees in Florida Frozen iguanas falling from trees in Florida
- January 07, 2018

The iguanas are likely not dead, experts say , but merely stunned and will reanimate when they warm up. Lizards are falling from the sky and sea turtles are washing onto land as temperatures plunge in Florida, where snow fell in the capital Wednesday for the first time in almost three decades. (more...)
Supreme Court refers plea on validity of adultery law to constitution bench Supreme Court refers plea on validity of adultery law to constitution bench
- January 07, 2018

Keeping in mind social progression, gender equity and sensitivity, earlier verdicts on this issue have to be revisited, the top court said today. This provision, prima facie , appears to be quite archaic. The Indian Penal Code outlaws a "consensual" sexual intercourse between a man and a married woman unless it has the consent of the husband as well. (more...)
E. coli outbreak reaches MI; romaine lettuce suspected E. coli outbreak reaches MI; romaine lettuce suspected
- January 07, 2018

In addition to Pennsylvania 17 illnesses related to E. coli have been reported in California, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Virginia, Vermont and Washington, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . (more...)
Sangamo Therapeutics Incorporated (NASDAQ:SGMO) Shorted Shares Increased 6.56% After Market Selling
- January 07, 2018

Sangamo Therapeutics, Inc , formerly Sangamo BioSciences, Inc, is focused on translating science into genomic therapies that transform patients' lives using the Company's platform technologies in genome editing, gene therapy, gene regulation and cell therapy. (more...)
AbbVie Inc. (ABBV) Analysts See $1.43 EPS
- January 07, 2018

It has underperformed by 11.76% the S&P500. Zeke Capital Advisors Llc increased its stake in Oracle Corp Com (ORCL) by 80.47% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. increased its stake in AbbVie by 3.3% in the 2nd quarter. (NYSE:ABBV) or 13,644 shares. M&R Cap Mngmt invested 0.57% of its portfolio in AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV) for 4.13 million shares. (more...)
Snow closing in for Thursday featuring wind and arctic chill Snow closing in for Thursday featuring wind and arctic chill
- January 06, 2018

The storm could also produce damaging winds and coastal flooding , the weather service said. The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority canceled ferry service in Boston Harbor and was running commuter trains on a reduced schedule. The storm is not just bringing snow but high winds with gusts as high as 75 miles per hour in some spots, which could bring down power lines and cause power outages. (more...)
Health officials: 13 people have died from the flu this season Health officials: 13 people have died from the flu this season
- January 06, 2018

The Knox County Health Department is offering free flu vaccinations. Dr. Mark Rasnake is an infectious disease doctor and hospital epidemiologist at the University of Tennessee Medical Center. There are two main types of flu - A and B, with the one circulating in the United Kingdom a type of A known as H3N2, which was responsible for a number of deaths in Australia during their winter, hence the name. (more...)