Medicine


McDonald's makes global pledge to cut antibiotic use in chickens McDonald's makes global pledge to cut antibiotic use in chickens
- August 24, 2017

The Oak Brook-based burger chain, which has 14,000 US restaurants and 36,000 locations worldwide, previous year phased out that type of chicken meat in the U.S. Industrial-scale poultry farmers often use antibiotics not to treat disease but to prevent it. McDonald's plans to focus first on beef produced in 10 countries, representing 85 percent of the company's supply. (more...)
North Dakota has 1st West Nile virus-related death of year North Dakota has 1st West Nile virus-related death of year
- August 24, 2017

A second sample of mosquitoes have tested positive for West Nile Virus , according to a release from the Clark County Combined Health District. Last year, North Dakota had 85 cases and two deaths. The virus is neuro-invasive, symptoms of which can include; headache, high fever, neck stiffness, disorientation, coma, tremors, seizures, and paralysis. (more...)
Roberto Carlos Facing Jail Sentence? Roberto Carlos Facing Jail Sentence?
- August 24, 2017

Brazilian media are saying the Real Madrid legend claimed financial problems to justify the delay of payment to his ex. His lawyer Fernando Pittner is however optimistic that the former Real Madrid defender would resolve the issue and not need to go to jail. (more...)
Another gala departing Trump's Mar-a-Lago Another gala departing Trump's Mar-a-Lago
- August 24, 2017

Republican president's support for repealing the Affordable Care Act and cutting federal budget dollars to medical research. In the wake of the Trump's combative comments about Charlottesville, several White House business advisory councils were dissolved after several CEOs resigned and all 17 members of the White House Arts Committee quit in protest. (more...)
Mountaintop removal health impact study on hold Mountaintop removal health impact study on hold
- August 24, 2017

A 2009 photo shows a mountaintop removal site in Southern West Virginia. But last week, in an August 18 letter to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS), the OSMRE said that the Department of the Interior has begun an agency-wide review of all its grants and cooperative agreements that exceed $100,000, as part of a the Department's "changing budget situation" and that the agency should halt all work on the study. (more...)
Factors to Note Before Buying Chicago Bridge & Iron Company NV (CBI)
- August 24, 2017

There can be a contrarian urge to enter a new long position as the stock drops, but as of this moment, the stock price is moving lower and may yet weaken further. Invesco Ltd invested 0% in Chicago Bridge & Iron Company N.V. (NYSE:CBI). Kcg holds 0.02% in JPMorgan Chase & Co. 12,120 are owned by Dubuque Bancshares & Com. (more...)
Wayne Rooney retires from worldwide duty Wayne Rooney retires from worldwide duty
- August 24, 2017

The 31-year-old, who was dropped from the England setup by coach Gareth Southgate in the summer, has scored two in two league games for the Toffees this season. Rooney became the youngest player to play for England when he made his worldwide debut at the age of 17 in February 2003. "Hopefully the exciting players Gareth is bringing through can take that ambition further and I hope everyone will get behind the team", he said. (more...)
England bring in Woakes for Roland-Jones in second test England bring in Woakes for Roland-Jones in second test
- August 24, 2017

England have lost two of their past four Test matches at Headingley and still have issues in their batting line-up, with Durham's Mark Stoneman the latest player to open alongside Alastair Cook. "In dressing room we are very positive". We've tried to highlight what we have done well since we've arrived and what we need to do better. "The boys know it's an attitude change (that's needed)". (more...)
SunTrust Banks, Lowers Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical To Keep SunTrust Banks, Lowers Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical To Keep
- August 24, 2017

Polar Cap Ltd Liability Partnership holds 0.37% of its portfolio in Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc (NASDAQ: RARE ) for 331,220 shares. Deutsche Commercial Bank Ag owns 175,283 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. The stock has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $74.82. The stock of Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc (NASDAQ:RARE) earned "Buy" rating by Cowen & Co on Thursday, June 29. (more...)
Killer swine flu takes 1094 lives in 8 months Killer swine flu takes 1094 lives in 8 months
- August 24, 2017

Maharashtra saw the most number of deaths at 437, followed by Rajasthan at 269 and Goa at 69, IANS reported on Thursday citing data released by the Centre. H1N1 influenza, commonly known as swine flu, is a respiratory flu and has symptoms like fever, sore throat, headache, cough, runny nose, diarrhoea, nausea and vomiting. (more...)
At least ten dead, dozens missing in Brazil boat disaster At least ten dead, dozens missing in Brazil boat disaster
- August 24, 2017

About 15 people had been found alive as of Wednesday morning, but dozens are still missing, according to a. A passenger boat carrying 70 people sank in Brazil's Xingu river in the Amazon region on Monday, killing at least 10, AP reported on Wednesday. (more...)
Google Will Now Ask Users: Google Will Now Ask Users: "Are You Depressed?"
- August 24, 2017

U.S. -based users who make depression-related queries on the search engine will receive the prompt: "Check if you're clinically depressed", and be invited to fill out a screening questionnaire. Answering "Nearly every day" for every question produced a result of likely severe clinical depression , and made the same advice about therapy and medication. (more...)
Wayne Rooney reveals why he decided to retire from England international duty Wayne Rooney reveals why he decided to retire from England international duty
- August 24, 2017

He is concentrating on his football with Everton and if England comes knocking - he is a lot younger than me and has more goals to go for - I am sure he will be happy. "Hopefully the exciting players Gareth is bringing through can take that ambition further and I hope everyone will get behind the team". Manager Gareth Southgate has left the Blues forward out of recent squads, with his last game coming in the World Cup qualifier against Scotland in November 2016. (more...)
Off-duty Manatee County deputy saves couple from burning auto Off-duty Manatee County deputy saves couple from burning auto
- August 24, 2017

Neil and Claudia Cook are lucky to be alive after an off-duty deputy spotted them trapped in their smoking vehicle and rescued them just before it became engulfed in flames on Sunday. He was able to rescue the couple before the auto fully engulfed in flames. The Cooks were able to escape the burning vehicle. The Sheriff's Office says there were no serious injuries because of Finklea's quick actions, calling him a "true hero". (more...)
Stormzy slams police's Notting Hill Carnival drugs tweet for highlighting 'black events' Stormzy slams police's Notting Hill Carnival drugs tweet for highlighting 'black events'
- August 24, 2017

British musician Stormzy said the incident was unacceptable and asked how many homes were raided for drugs before other events in response to tweets by the Metropolitan Police. The force said some of those arrested might be bailed but would have conditions imposed on them prohibiting them from attending the Carnival. Highly-skilled officers known as "super recognisers" will be at Carnival and in the CCTV control room looking for anyone banned from the event. (more...)
Qatar denies banning Saudi hajj flights from landing Qatar denies banning Saudi hajj flights from landing
- August 24, 2017

Qatar, a former Saudi ally has been also target of Saudi discriminative approach after recent rift between the two Arab neighbors which resulted in impediment of Qatari Hajj pilgrims' trip to the honorable Mecca. Ghamdi pointed out that what has been achieved so far is continuous security successes for Hajj security forces; starting from the movement of pilgrims from the country's borders until they arrive in Madinah and Makkah. (more...)
2 killed during SC bank holdup 2 killed during SC bank holdup
- August 24, 2017

Lt. Selena Small with the Conway Police Department wrapped up the press conference by thanking the community for calling in tips and sharing information through social media. Horry County Police initially confirmed that Council was in police custody via Facebook and Twitter, but later deleted the Facebook post and tweet. (more...)
Find out why having good friends in school is important Find out why having good friends in school is important
- August 24, 2017

In the study , a community sample of 169 adolescents was evaluated by the researchers for a period of 10 years (started when the participants were 15 years old and completed when they were 25). A new study shows that, when it comes to high school friendships, quality matters a lot more than quantity. The Eunice Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development and the National Institute of Mental Health funded the study. (more...)
Volkswagen's futuristic electric campervan is going into production Volkswagen's futuristic electric campervan is going into production
- August 24, 2017

Within the framework of its further development activities, Volkswagen has also set a launch date for the I.D. Described by the company as a 21 century microbus , the production of the I.D BUZZ was announced at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance in California , with the company setting a launch target for 2022. (more...)
World Cup legend claims Rooney should never play for England again World Cup legend claims Rooney should never play for England again
- August 24, 2017

He finished, "but I believe now is that time to bow out". He had alluded to what his priority was in his post-match interview on Sky Sports on Monday after he joined Alan Shearer in scoring 200 Premier League goals - made sweeter as it came against Manchester United's city rivals Manchester City . (more...)