Medicine


One cigarette can make two-thirds of adults addicts One cigarette can make two-thirds of adults addicts
- January 10, 2018

It's the first time when experimenting with cigarettes is linked to becoming a smoker on such a large scale. Data were analysed to calculate the conversion rate from ever trying a cigarette to ever smoking daily. After crunching the numbers even further, Hajek's team also uncovered that 60.3 percent of all interviewed individuals already tried their first cigarette and 68.3 percent of have begun smoking on a daily basis. (more...)
Engineers reveal the mysteries of the gut with sensors you can swallow Engineers reveal the mysteries of the gut with sensors you can swallow
- January 10, 2018

We may soon know a lot more about our internal activity thanks to a swallowable pill that tracks the covert happenings in the human gut. This data can even be sent to a smartphone, which suggests the potential for a whole new generation of apps with names like "iFart" and "SmartToot". (more...)
$0.87 EPS Expected for US Bancorp (USB)
- January 10, 2018

Spectrum Management Grp Inc reported 3 shares or 0% of all its holdings. The stock decreased 0.30% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $33.65. Adage Cap Prtn Gp Limited Liability Company accumulated 6.96 million shares or 0.6% of the stock. (NYSE:HON) to report earnings on January, 26. They expect $0.43 earnings per share, up 43.33% or $0.13 from last year's $0.3 per share. (more...)
Port Authority Issues Update On Current Conditions At JFK Airport Port Authority Issues Update On Current Conditions At JFK Airport
- January 10, 2018

Kuwait Airlines said in a tweet the incident affected Flight 118, which was headed from JFK to Kuwait City. "It's frustrating. The storm caught us and now we have been stranded here for 13 hours", Koester told the Daily News on Sunday. "This is America, not a Third World country", Pierre said. Maria Pena was waiting at Terminal 4 for her family who arrived on a flight from Bogota, Colombia at 4:30 a.m. (more...)
Another JNU student goes missing, police begins probe Another JNU student goes missing, police begins probe
- January 10, 2018

Identified as Mukul Jain, the PhD scholar was last seen leaving the JNU campus at around 12.30 pm from the East Gate. Upon going through the CCTV footage of the campus, authorities found clips showing Jain leaving through Gate no. Jain used a laboratory at the JNU for his research. Meanwhile, Mukul Parents have registered a missing complaint at Delhi Police Vasant Kunj police station. (more...)
National anthem not mandatory in cinema halls:SC National anthem not mandatory in cinema halls:SC
- January 10, 2018

However, the court clarified that if the anthem is played, people in the hall are bound to show respect by standing up and that the exception granted to disabled people from standing during the anthem will remain in force. Retired engineer Shyam Narayan Chouksey's petition made lakhs of people stand in cinemas as the national anthem was played before commencement of movies for more than a year across the country. (more...)
UNHCR urges Israel to halt forced relocation of Africans UNHCR urges Israel to halt forced relocation of Africans
- January 10, 2018

Israeli authorities estimate that about 27,000 Eritreans, 7,500 Sudanese and about 2,500 people from other African states are now residing in Israel, with many of them not having the relevant permission. "As a people who were once refugees, and were once strangers in a odd land, we believe we have a special obligation toward refugees, whatever their religion or race", they said. (more...)
INEC Releases Election Details …Says Parties Must Present Presidential Candidate, Dec 3 INEC Releases Election Details …Says Parties Must Present Presidential Candidate, Dec 3
- January 10, 2018

The commission, according to Yakubu would on Oct 25 publish the personal particulars of National elections candidates on October 25 and those of the state candidates on November 9. Meanwhile, the Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC) has declared that parties must submit names of candidates for Presidential and National Assembly elections by December 3, 2018. (more...)
At least eighteen people have now died in Dallas from the flu At least eighteen people have now died in Dallas from the flu
- January 10, 2018

The Dallas County Health and Human Services reports 11 flu related deaths so far this season, including the death of a 37-year old Oak Cliff woman on January 3. "If you have a high-risk condition, keep in mind to stay away from individuals who have flu-like symptoms". That brings the total for this flu season to 18. (more...)
E. coli outbreak kills 2, sickens dozens in United States, Canada E. coli outbreak kills 2, sickens dozens in United States, Canada
- January 10, 2018

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control has concluded the E. coli involved in 17 cases in 13 states has a closely related genetic signature as the strain behind Canada's 41 cases, but has not confirmed the food source. coli in nooks and crannies of the leaves. The CDC is conducting interviews with those infected with E. coli to determine whether there is a common cause. (more...)
Bulls Trade Rumors: Chicago 'Still Planning' to Deal Nikola Mirotic Bulls Trade Rumors: Chicago 'Still Planning' to Deal Nikola Mirotic
- January 10, 2018

Wojnarowski also reports that teams are targeting the availability of Alec Burks so the Jazz may have an interesting month ahead. Mirotic is intrigued by the Jazz and head coach Quin Snyder, according to Wojnarowski. Mirotic is averaging a career-high 17.4 points and seven rebounds in 17 games this season for the Bulls while shooting 46.5 percent from three-point range. (more...)
Bloke Strips Naked, Throws Poo At Thailand Airport Staff Bloke Strips Naked, Throws Poo At Thailand Airport Staff
- January 09, 2018

However, before he could be restrained, he crapped on the floor, before picking up his faeces and throwing it at the officers and shocked bystanders. "This was the scariest and most disgusting thing I ever saw at an airport. After officers managed to calm the man down he told them that he had taken too many Viagra tablets and blacked out, he offered to pay for an damages caused. (more...)
Pediatric Sports-, Recreation-Related Eye Injuries Common
- January 09, 2018

Most eye injuries didn't require children to stay in the hospital for long; only about 4 percent of the children with reported injuries were admitted to a hospital. Always wear eye protection that meets appropriate national standards when using non-powder guns. Make sure that parents and children are educated on proper safety precautions for handling and using non-powder guns. (more...)
7-Eleven customers possibly exposed to hepatitis A in Utah 7-Eleven customers possibly exposed to hepatitis A in Utah
- January 09, 2018

A spokesman said: 'People in need of prophylaxis (treatment) must receive it within a short time period of their possible exposure, so it is essential that affected customers call the health department as soon as possible'. As of Monday afternoon, 256 people had been referred by the county health department to get an injection, according to CNN affiliate KSTU . Hepatitis A is a serious liver disease that is transmitted through food, water or shellfish that has been infected with the feces ... (more...)
Health agency: IN flu deaths reach 25 during final week of 2017 Health agency: IN flu deaths reach 25 during final week of 2017
- January 09, 2018

Flu activity is widespread in IN which has prompted several central in hospitals to start restricting visitors. It relies on patients self-reporting so the true figure in each region is likely to be far higher. The H3N2 flu is similar to the type that hit Australia during their winter, where over 300 people are reported to have died. People should recover from normal flu within a week so, although the cough and fatigue may last longer. (more...)
Ruckus at HCA meet as Azhar denied entry Ruckus at HCA meet as Azhar denied entry
- January 09, 2018

Azharuddin was made to wait outside the gate for an hour and later denied entry at an SGM of the HCA. Vivek said HCA was implementing Justice Lodha Committee and Supreme Court directions perfectly with regard to Cricket Committees. "My fight is not against any individual, but against the system riddled with flaws", Azharuddin claimed. Vivekanand, meanwhile, also pointed out that that Azharrudin was barred to attend the HCA meeting because he was allegedly campaigning against their ... (more...)
Mathews returns as Lankan captain in shorter formats Mathews returns as Lankan captain in shorter formats
- January 09, 2018

The all-rounder bore the brunt of criticism after Sri Lanka's embarrassing loss to lowly-ranked Zimbabwe in a home Test series a year ago. "In the meantime, Dinesh Chandimal will continue to be the Captain of the Test Team", it added. The outgoing captain Dinesh Chandimal has been recalled by the selectors. Despite Mathews having missed 20 of Sri Lanka's 39 ODIs in the last 18 months due to a host of leg injuries, Hathurusingha feels the 30-year-old is the best candidate to lead Sri Lanka. (more...)
The Schedule Of The NFL Playoffs' Divisional Round Is Set The Schedule Of The NFL Playoffs' Divisional Round Is Set
- January 09, 2018

Philadelphia lost quarterback Carson Wentz to a knee injury in the 13 game of the regular season. Although they're the sixth seed, the Falcons are the only NFC team to make it back to the playoffs this year, and that edge in experience showed Saturday night in the Rams' first playoff game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum since 1979. (more...)
Cabinet reshuffle: 'New' housing minister and all change for Lord Chancellor Cabinet reshuffle: 'New' housing minister and all change for Lord Chancellor
- January 09, 2018

Social media also revelled in a new shortform of the new Ministry's full title - MoHoCoLoGo. "We want to see continuity in terms of building on a set of good policies to unleash the capacity of the SME house building sector set out in the Housing White Paper; application in terms of effective implementation; and a willingness to still be bold where Government intervention is still called for". (more...)
Bingham Osborn & Scarborough LLC Has $820000 Position in Starbucks Co. (SBUX)
- January 09, 2018

The stock decreased 0.50% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $59.31. Mogy Joel R Inv Counsel holds 3.06% of its portfolio in Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ: SBUX ) for 342,104 shares. lifted its stake in shares of Starbucks by 12.8% in the second quarter. Mackenzie Corp holds 150,862 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. At Bank & Trust has 0.04% invested in HD Supply Holdings, Inc. (more...)