Medicine


Buzzing Today: The Real Killers of Benue People Revealed Buzzing Today: The Real Killers of Benue People Revealed
- January 23, 2018

Terkimbi Ikyange, Benue State House of Assembly (BNHA) speaker, lamented that "Most people come into the country under the cover of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) protocol to cause trouble". Also speaking, another top government official in the presidency, who prefers not to be quoted, said that: "This is the first time that security officials have confirmed that the Islamic State in West Africa members are operating as a unit in Nigeria and the level of their ... (more...)
LODD: Ind. EMT dies in ambulance crash LODD: Ind. EMT dies in ambulance crash
- January 23, 2018

Authorities say an emergency medical technician has died after the ambulance he was riding in crashed into a vehicle and rolled in northern Indiana. The ambulance was carrying a 5-month-old patient, the infant's mother and EMT Mousa Chaban, 32, Mishawaka. (more...)
Donut shop creates 'Tide Pods' you can safely eat Donut shop creates 'Tide Pods' you can safely eat
- January 23, 2018

Some stores like Walmart and Kroger noted that a spike in thefts of the "forbidden fruit" has forced them to lock up the Tide Pods. According to the American Association of Poison Control Centers , there have been 40 reports of people aged 13-19 years intentionally ingesting laundry pods since the beginning of the year. (more...)
Saudi coalition to give Yemen $1.5 bil. in aid Saudi coalition to give Yemen $1.5 bil. in aid
- January 23, 2018

Since March 2015, Saudi Arabia has been leading a coalition of nine Arab countries in airstrikes against Yemeni rebels and their allies, who overran Yemen's capital and forced the government into exile. He stressed that the Iranian regime "continues to provide Houthi militias with weapons to attack the kingdom". The kingdom said Monday the coalition it heads in Yemen would also "lead the expansion of additional Yemeni ports" to receive cargo and humanitarian assistance, ensure multiple daily ... (more...)
Truepoint Inc. Boosts Position in US Bancorp (USB)
- January 23, 2018

The stock increased 0.61% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $26.33. About 130,588 shares traded. It has underperformed by 2.72% the S&P500. Therefore 26% are positive. Other analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, July 20 by Argus Research. (more...)
Vietnam jails former PetroVietnam official for life, another for 13 years Vietnam jails former PetroVietnam official for life, another for 13 years
- January 23, 2018

Authorities have so far mostly focused on the banking and energy sectors but the campaign has spread to other industries, including real estate, as well as provincial offices of the ruling Communist Party of Vietnam. In a tearful apology last week, he had asked forgiveness from the court. Trinh Xuan Thanh, a high-profile official whom Germany said Vietnamese agents kidnapped in a Berlin park in a scene reminiscent of Cold War disappearances, was sentenced to life in prison for both ... (more...)
We are close to paving the way for levitating humans We are close to paving the way for levitating humans
- January 22, 2018

Instead of using a spinning field of sound to hold an object in place, they have built a device which turns to soundwaves into mini tornadoes. Engineers have shown it is possible to stably trap objects larger than the wavelength of sound in an acoustic tractor beam , which could lead to levitating humans . (more...)
Teenage Boy Dies After Surgery to Remove Giant Tumor From Face Teenage Boy Dies After Surgery to Remove Giant Tumor From Face
- January 22, 2018

The teen had been bought to Miami , where hopes had been focused on the city's top-quality medical care; in Zayas' native Cuba, it had been extremely hard to find a way to remove the basketball-sized tumor. Medics were able to secure a temporary visa for the boy to have surgery to remove the tumor at Jackson Memorial Hospital. However, shortly after, Marx told NBC that Emanuel's condition had started to deteriorate, as the boy was suffering from lung and kidney failure. (more...)
REWIND: Ole Miss (10-9, 3-4 SEC) REWIND: Ole Miss (10-9, 3-4 SEC)
- January 22, 2018

Arkansas' bench outscoring Ole Miss 39-12. After struggling against the SEC schedule, Terence Davis had a breakout game in an up-tempo pace at Arkansas with 30 points on 10 for 15 shooting. The Gator senior scored seven of her points during the fourth quarter on 3-of-4 shooting, that included a deep 3-pointer she launched as the shot clock expired with 5:20 remaining that cut Florida's deficit to three points, 56-53, and sent the Gators' fans into a frenzy. (more...)
Women avoiding smear tests due to shame and embarrassment Women avoiding smear tests due to shame and embarrassment
- January 22, 2018

More than a third of women are not going for smear tests , a charity has revealed. One third said they would not attend an appointment if they hadn't shaved or waxed their pubic hair. Of five million women in the United Kingdom who are encouraged to get their cervical screening every year, one in four did not show up. According to a survey conducted by The Eve Appeal , less than 25 per cent of women aged 16-25 feel confident raising or talking about topics related to gynaecological health, ... (more...)
Pat Shurmur named NFL Assistant Coach of the Year Pat Shurmur named NFL Assistant Coach of the Year
- January 22, 2018

The Giants can not officially hire Shurmur until after the Vikings' season has concluded. With general manager Dave Gettleman stationed this week in Mobile, Ala., to check out players at the Senior Bowl, an introductory press conference might not be scheduled until late in the week. (more...)
Jaguars' Blake Bortles Cries On Sideline After Patriots Clinch AFC Title Jaguars' Blake Bortles Cries On Sideline After Patriots Clinch AFC Title
- January 22, 2018

The Jaguars can't afford to be playing from behind- especially with the erratic Blake Bortles under center. After seeing the first overtime in Super Bowl history previous year, the Vikings will become the first team to play in the big game in their own stadium. (more...)
Tom Petty died of unintended drug overdose Tom Petty died of unintended drug overdose
- January 22, 2018

A report by The Washington Post a year ago showed 582 fatal overdoses from fentanyl in 2014, followed by a surge to 3,946 such deaths in 2016. As the opioid crisis continues to devastate almost every region of the United States, the family used the opportunity to recognize that Petty's passing may help further the conversation surrounding opioid abuse. (more...)
SAD!!! Eight year-old girl stabbed to death…. SAD!!! Eight year-old girl stabbed to death….
- January 22, 2018

Mylee, said to be an Ed Sheerhan superfan, was found with serious injuries at 9.15pm last night and was taken to hospital, but doctors couldn't save her and she died a short time later. On Sunday, a bungalow in Valley View was being searched by forensic officers behind a police cordon. Other neighbours said a man in his 50s had moved into the bungalow a couple of months ago but they hadn't seen a young girl there before. (more...)
Trump Admin Asks SCOTUS to Hear DACA Trump Admin Asks SCOTUS to Hear DACA
- January 22, 2018

This is the third version of the President's travel order - the first one, nearly a year ago in late January of 2017, caused an uproar at airports in the United States, and was put on hold by a series of federal judges, after protests at airports over people who were denied entry to the USA, even though they had legal visas and paperwork to visit. (more...)
United States flu season is getting worse United States flu season is getting worse
- January 22, 2018

At the top of the list are flu vaccines. Between Jan. 2 and Jan. 15, there were 12 new confirmed cases of Influenza A and 17 new confirmed cases of Influenza B, with one individual who tested positive for both, according to Colby. While that move could be problematic from a public health perspective in any year, it might be even more worrisome this year, given how hard the flu has been hitting Americans. (more...)
Aamir Khan's Secret Superstar opens big in China, earns Rs48 crore Aamir Khan's Secret Superstar opens big in China, earns Rs48 crore
- January 21, 2018

Crosses India *lifetime biz* in 2 days flat... Aamir Khan's previous films that released in China include Dhoom 3 , PK and Dangal , of which PK and Dhoom 3 were sold to Chinese distributors while Dangal , the most successful of the three, had AKP receiving a share of the grosses, but not as much as Secret Superstar can bring now. (more...)
Dallas Area Leaders Pumped To Be An Amazon Headquarters Finalist Dallas Area Leaders Pumped To Be An Amazon Headquarters Finalist
- January 21, 2018

Bringing Amazon's HQ2 to Austin would also raise questions about the project's impact on Austin's already swiftly rising cost of living. Mayor Mike Savage said Thursday he was not surprised Halifax is not on the short list of cities being considered for a second Amazon headquarters. (more...)
OH schools welcome ECOT students
- January 21, 2018

Charter school critics cheered the vote Thursday night to shut down the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow (ECOT) online charter school, while State Rep. It's all because the online school ECOT, which draws students from almost every traditional district statewide, would represent the biggest mid-year charter failure in the state's history, could close this week. (more...)
Australian Open: A lookahead to Saturday, recap of Friday Australian Open: A lookahead to Saturday, recap of Friday
- January 21, 2018

It's more business than a sport. "At the same time I'm happy to have done it the way it happened". The only thing going for Monfils is that Djokovic has never beaten him at - because they've never played here. I think I have a small heat stroke for 40 minutes. "Just be smart. If you have to give up, it's not a shame". Next up is in-form 2016 Australian Open champion Angelique Kerber , who defeated Donna Vekic 6-4, 6-1 and is starting to show glimpses of her best again after a ... (more...)