Medicine


United Nations welcomes boost of offloading capacity for aid supplies at Yemeni port United Nations welcomes boost of offloading capacity for aid supplies at Yemeni port
- January 16, 2018

Following a rebel missile attack on Riyadh airport in November, the coalition halted even United Nations aid deliveries but it has since eased that measure. The coalition accuses rebels of using Hodeida to smuggle in weapons. More 13,600 people have been killed since the onset of the war in 2015. As the war between rebels and the Saudi-backed government nears its fourth year, more than three-quarters of Yemenis are now in need of humanitarian aid and some 8.4 million people are at risk of ... (more...)
Australian Open 2018 | Rafael Nadal demolishes Burgos in round 1 Australian Open 2018 | Rafael Nadal demolishes Burgos in round 1
- January 16, 2018

The 17-time grand slam victor , who will face Argentina's Leonardo Mayer next, has recently been struggling with a knee injury. This time, Federer breezily walked into the Australian Open draw carrying the trophy just a few days after helping Switzerland win the Hopman Cup mixed team even. (more...)
Women's title up for grabs at Australian Open Women's title up for grabs at Australian Open
- January 16, 2018

In 2016, she lost in the second round to qualifier Naomi Osaka . In-form Svitolina last week won the Brisbane International after picking up five WTA Tour titles a year ago, more than any other woman. Ninth seed Stan Wawrinka had a tough time of things against world number 136 Ricardas Berankis, eventually prevailing 6-3 6-4 2-6 7-6 (2). Stephens made a stellar run to the U.S. (more...)
Man City make £45m offer Man City make £45m offer
- January 16, 2018

The Brazilian midfielder had been of interest to Manchester United in recent days. CITY are pushing to sign Shakhtar Donetsk star Fred ahead of Manchester United and Arsenal . I think I would grow a lot with him, England is the best league in the world, and I've always dreamed of playing there . The same report says that Mourinho has identified Fred as a top transfer target because he wants to increase his tactical options in the centre of midfield. (more...)
Medical examiner: New Canaan child died from flu complicated by pnuemonia Medical examiner: New Canaan child died from flu complicated by pnuemonia
- January 16, 2018

New Canaan Police Tweeted a message of condolence as well. We will never forget you, Nico . "Tragically, they were unable to save him", Macedo said in the email. "He will be sadly missed and fondly remembered", the superintendent said. "What we do not know, however, is if the flu caused Nico's passing", he wrote in a letter to the school community . (more...)
Altria Group INC Com (MO) Shareholder Palladium Partners LLC Trimmed Its Holding
- January 16, 2018

The stock increased 1.12% or $1.36 during the last trading session, reaching $122.85. Northwest Investment Counselors LLC now owns 1,820 shares of the company's stock valued at $115,000 after purchasing an additional 1,543 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
Analyst Stock Ratings: Calgon Carbon Corporation (CCC), Party City Holdco Inc. (PRTY)
- January 16, 2018

Invesco Ltd who had been investing in Ansys Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $12.97 billion market cap company. Shares of Calgon Carbon (CCC) traded down $0.05 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $21.30. CCC's profit will be $9.15M for 29.65 P/E if the $0.18 EPS becomes a reality. Kellner Capital Lc has 0.94% invested in Calgon Carbon Corporation (NYSE:CCC) for 65,500 shares. (more...)
Iceland Boss Calls On Other Retailers To 'Follow Suit' On Plastics Pledge Iceland Boss Calls On Other Retailers To 'Follow Suit' On Plastics Pledge
- January 16, 2018

He added that "while plastic pollution needs to be tackled head on" a comprehensive strategy was needed that took account of the fact that "packaging plays a key role in the prevention of food waste - another key government priority - with a shrink-wrapped cucumber lasting five times as long as an unwrapped one". (more...)
Afghanistan to play maiden Test at Bangalore in June Afghanistan to play maiden Test at Bangalore in June
- January 16, 2018

Afghanistan will play their inaugural Test against India in Bengaluru on 14-18 June, both the country's cricket boards confirmed on Tuesday. Afghanistan and Ireland had been made full-members of the ICC in June 2017, thus making them eligible to play Test cricket. (more...)
Lassa Fever Resurfaces In Ebonyi, Kills Two Doctors Lassa Fever Resurfaces In Ebonyi, Kills Two Doctors
- January 16, 2018

He said: "Early last week there were suspected cases of Lassa, and yesterday my attention was drawn to it that a doctor died of suspected Lassa". "A rapid response team has been deployed to support the state in response coordination, contact tracing, case management and strengthening infection prevention and control, IPC procedures". (more...)
Nigeria wasteful as Rwanda hold on for draw Nigeria wasteful as Rwanda hold on for draw
- January 16, 2018

Nigeria will now face Libya Friday evening at the same venue in continuation of the tournament. In the 10 minute, the hosts Nigeria hit the cross bar through Adelemi Faleye. However, it was Nigeria who went closest - 12 minutes from time - when newly introduced Ibrahima Mustapha hit the woodwork only moments after replacing Anthony Okpotu. (more...)
Burping black hole found with two evidences by scientists Burping black hole found with two evidences by scientists
- January 16, 2018

The Hubble space telescope, the Keck observatory at Hawaii and the Apache Point Observatory in New Mexico have all also peered at the far-off galaxy. Then after 100,000 years, a second burp occurred when the black hole engulfed a different clump of cosmic gas. (more...)
Lexus LF-1 Limitless concept previews new flagship model Lexus LF-1 Limitless concept previews new flagship model
- January 16, 2018

Recognizing that concepts have a wide range for imagination, Lexus is saying the LF-1 could be powered by fuel cell, a plug-in hybrid, all-electric or gasoline engine. Far more open and modern than current Lexus interiors, the LF-1's contains a less cushioned, more minimalist approach to interiors. The unique space also houses a navigation system with haptic feedback that vibrates when touched. (more...)
Year-old child suffers from psychosis after taking Tamiflu Year-old child suffers from psychosis after taking Tamiflu
- January 16, 2018

A six-year-old Texas girl suffered shocking side effects from flu medication - and her parents are urging people to be better informed about the common antiviral drug and other meds. "I don't think the 16 hours of symptom relief from the flu is worth the possible side effects that we went through", the girl's father said. Still, Dr. (more...)
Scientists develop an AI instrument to convert dog bark into human language Scientists develop an AI instrument to convert dog bark into human language
- January 16, 2018

Slobodchikoff, from Northern Arizona University, has studied footage of dogs engaged in a range of behaviors including growling, barking and howling, and used AI to understand how these animals communicate. They have even founded a company called Zoolingua to develop more technology that could allow humans to communicate with animals in an understandable language. (more...)
CDC postpones session on nuclear attack to fight flu CDC postpones session on nuclear attack to fight flu
- January 16, 2018

The agency said that due to the spike in flu cases around the country, the grand rounds session will offer the latest information for public health professions on how to reduce the spread of the seasonal flu and how to adjust to spot shortages of antiviral drugs. (more...)
Florida boy, 6, dies from rabies after being scratched by sick bat Florida boy, 6, dies from rabies after being scratched by sick bat
- January 16, 2018

Rodney Willoughby of Children's Hospital of Wisconsin. Ryker was scratched by the bat, but seemed fine, school officials said. According to the NBC News report, Ryker's dad, Henry found a sick bat and placed it in a bucket, instructing the child not to touch it. (more...)
Chottanikkara case: Death for prime accused in girl rape-murder Chottanikkara case: Death for prime accused in girl rape-murder
- January 16, 2018

Awarding the sentence to Rani, the court stated in its order that "She is the mother of the deceased child". Her mother Rani and Rani's friend Basil were not at home, instead her mother's paramour Renjith was. She had already abandoned the second child with her parents. The incident happened when Basil and Rani were not at home, and Rani's paramour Renjith sexually abused the child when she got back from school. (more...)
SignalPoint Asset Management LLC Cuts Holdings in AbbVie Inc (ABBV)
- January 15, 2018

Snow Capital Management Lp who had been investing in Tyson Foods Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $36.36 billion market cap company. Carroll Financial Assocs reported 6,058 shares. Following the transaction, the chairman now owns 492,030 shares in the company, valued at approximately $46,255,740.30. (more...)
Newly approved drug treats breast cancer Newly approved drug treats breast cancer
- January 15, 2018

Patients are selected for therapy based on an FDA-approved companion diagnostic from Myriad Genetics. Roy Baynes, senior vice president and head of global clinical development, chief medical officer, Merck Research Laboratories said: "This additional approval for Lynparza represents an important advance for women with HER2-negative metastatic breast cancer with a germline BRCA mutation, which is a difficult-to-treat cancer". (more...)