Medicine


CancerSEEK to detect cancer with a blood test CancerSEEK to detect cancer with a blood test
- January 20, 2018

The test seeks for mutations in 16 genes that mostly arise in cancer and eight proteins that are usually released. The test probably will not work as well when tested in a general population rather than those already known to have cancer, researchers say. (more...)
Philadelphia Eagles vs. Minnesota Vikings: NFC Championship game preview Philadelphia Eagles vs. Minnesota Vikings: NFC Championship game preview
- January 20, 2018

Bank Stadium on February 4, because he wants tickets too. Meanwhile, Vikings coach Mike Zimmer would not say whether Sam Bradford or Teddy Bridgewater would back up quarterback Case Keenum . They have endured some rich embarrassments over the years, with plenty of heartache. The only player listed on Philadelphia's injury report was linebacker Dannell Ellerbe, who is questionable. (more...)
India beat Pakistan in final by 2 wickets, retain trophy India beat Pakistan in final by 2 wickets, retain trophy
- January 20, 2018

India lost quick wickets towards the end of their chase but a wide-ball that went on to cross the boundary eventually sealed the deal for them. Batting first, Pakistan scored 308 for the loss of eight wickets in allocated 40 overs after they were sent into bat first by India who won the toss. (more...)
Jazz could move SG Rodney Hood at deadline Jazz could move SG Rodney Hood at deadline
- January 20, 2018

The game finished with a total of 207 points, which was just 5 points above the projected point total of 202 points. NY ranks third in blocks per game (5.4) while Utah ranks 14th (4.7). Derrick Favors' two-handed jam gave the Jazz a 10-point edge at 3:29 as Hood posted 14 points, including a 3-pointer near the end of the half. Rudy Gobert is the top fantasy basketball player for the Jazz with a season average of 32.16 fantasy points per game. (more...)
Steratore named as referee for Super Bowl LII Steratore named as referee for Super Bowl LII
- January 20, 2018

He later issued a lengthy explanation on the card's objective, saying he had already made up his mind but he used the card to "reaffirm" his decision. The NFL said there is no rule barring officials from using a card that way, but senior vice president of officiating Al Riveron later asked referees to refrain from using such objects when measuring ball placement. (more...)
Trump Tweet Could Make Government Shutdown More Likely Trump Tweet Could Make Government Shutdown More Likely
- January 20, 2018

The federal funds for the program expired in September and a permanent solution has yet to be passed. Almost 9 million children and 370,000 pregnant women receive care because of CHIP. Democrats have mounted a Twitter campaign of their own in recent days. CHIP provides health services for over eight million children across the United States each year. (more...)
Michigan State University asks AG to review Nassar events Michigan State University asks AG to review Nassar events
- January 20, 2018

Nassar's sentencing hearing after he pleaded guilty to seven counts of criminal sexual conduct began Tuesday. You took advantage of our passions and our dreams, ' said Raisman. "Larry, you do realize now that we, this group of women you so heartlessly abused over such a long period of time, are now a force and you are nothing", she said. (more...)
James Milner: Liverpool need to be more 'boring' James Milner: Liverpool need to be more 'boring'
- January 20, 2018

Adam Lallana returned for Liverpool against Bournemouth and is likely he'll feature at the Emirates on Friday. However, Francis Coquelin is available after shaking off a minor knock and Shkodran Mustafi is back in contention after recovering from a thigh injury. (more...)
Status yellow wind warning issued for Co Louth Status yellow wind warning issued for Co Louth
- January 20, 2018

Last night, a "do not travel" warning was issued to motorists as snow storms hit parts of the United Kingdom for a third day. Laois and other Leinster counties have escaped the worst of the snow but has been hit wind, rain and low temperatures over the past week. (more...)
National Football League announces Patriots-Vikings Super Bowl matchup on Facebook National Football League announces Patriots-Vikings Super Bowl matchup on Facebook
- January 20, 2018

The post, which appeard Tuesday, was supposed to be for a promotional giveaway in which fans were given the opportunity to win Super Bowl seats if they donated to United Way. But when the trophies are handed out, I think the National Football League will be very happy with Minnesota hosting New England ... although I can't stress enough how badly I want Blake Bortles to beat Tom Brady . (more...)
Wisconsin included in multi-state salmonella outbreak involving sandwich chain Wisconsin included in multi-state salmonella outbreak involving sandwich chain
- January 20, 2018

The department requested that the sandwich chain stop selling sprouts and also warns customers not to eat sprouts from Jimmy John's until the investigation is completed. Jimmy John's announced Friday it has directed all its franchisees to stop serving sprouts as a precautionary measure after seven customer complaints during one week in December in IL and Wisconsin. (more...)
Libya 0-1 Nigeria: Faleye's strike hands Eagles victory Libya 0-1 Nigeria: Faleye's strike hands Eagles victory
- January 20, 2018

Rayon Sports center defender Thierry Manzi converted a wonderful corner taken by Djihad Bizimana in the 66th minute to put Amavubi in the lead. Faleye capitalised on the ball-watching Libyan defence before putting the ball past Muhammad to give Nigeria a 1-0 victory. (more...)
New study suggests flu may be spread just by breathing New study suggests flu may be spread just by breathing
- January 20, 2018

Californian health authorities said Friday that flu fatalities among Californians under 65 this year has risen to a record 74, which highlighted a serious epidemic that USA scientists say could easily be spread by simply breathing. There was a rapid decline of the viral load found in samples taken over three days, suggesting decreased airborne contagion as the virus progresses in a patient. (more...)
Cuomo Tax Restructure Plan Offers Options
- January 20, 2018

He said "converting state income tax payments into charitable contributions would be hard to do because, to be deductible contributions, they would have to be voluntary". A municipal government, which derives operational funds from the taxes it levies on residents, would have to raise its own taxes to cover the payroll taxes to the state. (more...)
Bed Bath & Beyond recalls comforters for mold exposure risk Bed Bath & Beyond recalls comforters for mold exposure risk
- January 20, 2018

An estimated 175,000 comforters were sold in the US from August to October of 2017. According to Bed Bath & Beyond, mold was found in some of the comforters and could be a respiratory infection risk to people with chronic health problems or impaired immune systems. (more...)
House Passes measure to avoid government shutdown 230-197 House Passes measure to avoid government shutdown 230-197
- January 19, 2018

If you're wondering why the GOP needs 60 votes, that's because Democrats plan to filibuster the bill . That could be costly in more ways than one and for both parties facing midterm elections this year. Most government services are frozen, barring those that are deemed "essential", such as the work of the Department of Homeland Security and Federal Bureau of Investigation. (more...)
5-foot tapeworm wiggled out of sushi lover's intestines, doctor says 5-foot tapeworm wiggled out of sushi lover's intestines, doctor says
- January 19, 2018

Oddly, the man asked Banh to check him for worms. The self-determination appeared somewhat suspicious to Banh - until the point that the man opened a basic supply pack he had with him. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a study a year ago where researchers said they've noticed an uptick in reports of Japanese broad tapeworms, and the study linked the source to uncooked salmon from the Pacific coast. (more...)
Adolescence now lasts from 10 to 24, scientists suggest Adolescence now lasts from 10 to 24, scientists suggest
- January 19, 2018

Given that young people are now spending more time in school and are waiting longer to do things like get married and start a family the time when adulthood officially begins is getting pushed back, the BBC reports . Sawyer further stated that although age definitions are always arbitrary but our current definition of adolescence is too restrictive. "The ages of 10-24 years are a better fit with the development of adolescents nowadays", she said. (more...)
Adeosun: AfDB provided us with $1bn support during recession Adeosun: AfDB provided us with $1bn support during recession
- January 19, 2018

She said that AfDB-Nigeria Country Office over the years, under past and current leadership, had maintained an appreciable level of cooperation and collaborative engagement with the Federal Ministry of Finance. According to him, "The goal is clear, to eradicate poverty, create more inclusive socio-economic development and to integrate the continent". The statement said: "The Nigerian minister stated that a solid AfDB was required to assist African countries to mobilise their internal ... (more...)
Two weather warnings issued for Galway Two weather warnings issued for Galway
- January 19, 2018

It issued a yellow "be aware" warning on Monday for the period from 9pm on Wednesday to 1pm on Thursday but has now revised that to midnight until 9am. The temperatures look set to dip further on Thursday and Friday night, resulting in yet more hazardous driving conditions. Heavy rain is expected to spread across the country today, with temperatures remaining cold at between 3 and 7 degrees. (more...)