Medicine


Cuomo signs executive order to combat flu epidemic in NY Cuomo signs executive order to combat flu epidemic in NY
- January 26, 2018

Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed an executive order Thursday allowing pharmacists to administer flu vaccines to children ages 2 to 18, a move to combat the growing influenza epidemic in ny and around the nation. During last year's flu season, there were 12,912 flu-related hospitalizations and eight pediatric deaths in NY. The governor also ordered the Department of Health to expand the state's influenza public service advertising campaign to target areas of ny hit hardest by flu. (more...)
Placing the Bulls-Eye Focus on British American Tobacco plc (ASX:BTI)
- January 26, 2018

Many chart analysts believe that an ADX reading over 25 would suggest a strong trend. The time frame or length you choose for a moving average, also called the "look back period", can play a big role in how effective it is. The stock of British American Tobacco p.l.c. (NYSE:BTI) has "Hold" rating given on Friday, July 29 by Societe Generale. This ratio is internally not steady, since the market value of equity is divided by the total revenues of the firm. (more...)
Damien Chazelle Drama Scores Straight-to-Series Order at Apple Damien Chazelle Drama Scores Straight-to-Series Order at Apple
- January 26, 2018

Justin Horowitz ( La La Land ) will serve as Executive Producer along with Fred Berger under his Automatik banner. Apple has taken another step toward becoming a power in the entertainment business by scooping up the rights for a TV project from Damien Chazelle , the Oscar-winning writer and director of " La La Land ", the unlikely critical and box office hit from 2016. (more...)
Denali Advisors LLC Purchases 10300 Shares of Travelers Companies Inc (TRV)
- January 26, 2018

Heyman holds 239,744 (0.09% of shares outstanding) and Dr. Glen D. Nelson, M.D. holds 122,995 (0.04% of shares outstanding). Intellectus Partners LLC grew its stake in Travelers Companies by 4.6% in the 2nd quarter. The firm's revenue was up 4.7% compared to the same quarter previous year. According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $3.08/share and a low EPS of $2.15/share. (more...)
Chinese monkey pair first primates cloned Chinese monkey pair first primates cloned
- January 26, 2018

SCNT involves removing the nucleus from the egg cell of one individual, and replacing it with the nucleus of a differentiated body cell from another individual. "We tried several different methods, but only one worked", senior author Qiang Sun said in a statement . Embryo splitting can produce a maximum of four at a time, while the new technique could in theory clone far more. (more...)
Tide Pods are being talked about each 6 seconds on social media Tide Pods are being talked about each 6 seconds on social media
- January 26, 2018

In a normal year, the Utah Poison Control Center will receive about 200 calls for possible laundry detergent pod toxicity. This compares to 53 cases in all of 2017. The pods taste "nasty", and, as the liquid travels down the esophagus, it burns. Tide has also started its own awareness campaign on YouTube to denounce the unsafe fad even further. (more...)
FDA's Tobacco Panel Rejects Reduced-Risk Claims for Philip Morris' iQOS FDA's Tobacco Panel Rejects Reduced-Risk Claims for Philip Morris' iQOS
- January 26, 2018

IQOS is created to heat tobacco but not burn it, and comes in a sleek package that would not look out of place in an Apple store. The FDA's Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee voted 8-0 with one abstention against Philip Morris' claim IQOS cuts the risk of tobacco-related diseases, and in a 5-4 vote rejected its claim that it is less risky than continuing to smoke cigarettes. (more...)
Trump reportedly asked acting Federal Bureau of Investigation director who he voted for in 2016 Trump reportedly asked acting Federal Bureau of Investigation director who he voted for in 2016
- January 26, 2018

When asked Wednesday whether had had queried McCabe about his vote, the President denied it. McDaniel, however, seemed to think the question wasn't concerning. This is not the first or only time this President, only in office for a year now, has inappropriately demanded loyalty and tried to interfere in the Russian Federation probe. (more...)
Even one cigarette a day is harmful to your heart Even one cigarette a day is harmful to your heart
- January 25, 2018

They found that was associated with at least a 48 per cent increased risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) in men. Relative risks were adjusted for age in all calculations and additional confounders in some, and the relative risks for one, five, and 20 cigarettes per day were pooled across all studies in a random effects meta-analysis. (more...)
Duterte asks Filipinos to leave Kuwait Duterte asks Filipinos to leave Kuwait
- January 25, 2018

He said that if another Filipino domestic worker dies, he will not hesitate to impose a permanent deployment ban and will repatriate all Filipinos working in Kuwait. 'The Filipino workers enjoy comfortable conditions that guarantee their rights regardless of the recent unjustifiable fuss, ' he said. The former envoy, who also served in various positions under several administrations, explained that "not all OFWs in Kuwait are HSWs". (more...)
Juno Therapeutics Inc (JUNO) EVP Robert Azelby Sells 102539 Shares
- January 25, 2018

The stock decreased 0.95% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $6.24. The firm is standing on a contradictory position, as shares of firm has 20 days moving average price of 62.95% from last close price of 85.95 and act as support or resistance of price limit. (more...)
Delhi: Minor student kidnapped from school-bus amid tight security Delhi: Minor student kidnapped from school-bus amid tight security
- January 25, 2018

The Whole Delhi city is on high alert since last one week, especially due to the heavy protest against the film Padmaavat and Republic day, but still, the kidnappers successfully kidnapped the small kid. The incident happened on January 20 when the girl was returning with her sister from her father's work place. An FIR has been registered. The incident shows that the assailants were certain about the identity of the child they were kidnapping. (more...)
Amid bandh call, Amit Shah to address Parivarthana Yatra Amid bandh call, Amit Shah to address Parivarthana Yatra
- January 25, 2018

The statewide bandh is about Mahadayi water dispute for sharing of river water with Goa across Karnataka. "The Karnataka government calls itself a friend of the OBC community, but when our prime minister wanted to give constitutional status to OBC Commission and bring in an amendment, the Congress created obstacles at the Centre", he said. (more...)
'Overwhelmed' by 'Secret Superstar' success in China: Aamir 'Overwhelmed' by 'Secret Superstar' success in China: Aamir
- January 25, 2018

Given the fact that the actor has a massive fan following in the country, the film has emerged out to be one of the highest earning films at the Chinese box office. Earlier, Aamir's Dangal had registered record-breaking collection in China. Continuing the dream run at the foreign box office, Secret Superstar crossed Rs 200 crore net on its day 4. (more...)
Third State with Deaths of Lassa Fever Third State with Deaths of Lassa Fever
- January 25, 2018

Anambra Government has advised residents to be conscious of their environments and hygiene as part of efforts to curb the resurgence of Lassa fever in the state. He said the cases were recorded in some hospitals, "somewhere in Orlu and some other parts of the State". We have always had issues of Lassa fever, especially during periods of extreme heat. (more...)
US Man Arrested For Biting Police Dog US Man Arrested For Biting Police Dog
- January 25, 2018

Police declined to release names of the men. They resisted arrest and one of them unsuccessfully tried to hide under a pile of clothes and then put the dog in a chokehold and sank his teeth on the dog's head. "He bit the dog, the dog bit him, he ended up getting Tasered", Killary said. The suspect, a man, fought back by kicking and punching troopers as well as the dog. (more...)
Packers coaching staff is (almost) set, with additions, returns and new titles Packers coaching staff is (almost) set, with additions, returns and new titles
- January 25, 2018

He was previously with the Green Bay Packers as a defensive front assistant from 2015-2017. Former safeties coach Darren Perry was not included on the staff, although several reports indicate he could still return. Prior to Green Bay, Montgomery worked as a defensive line coach at Oklahoma, Michigan and Wyoming. The Packers hired Maurice Drayton to fill Simmons' spot as assistant special teams coach. (more...)
Dyche commits to Burnley to 2022 Dyche commits to Burnley to 2022
- January 25, 2018

Yesterday also saw Clarets assistant manager Ian Woan and first-team coach Tony Loughlan sign new deals that will keep them with Burnley until June 2022. The 46-year-old has been rewarded after leading the Clarets to eighth in the Premier League and they are on course for their highest league finish in the modern era. (more...)
Curcumin In Turmeric May Help Boost Memory, Lower Risk Of Developing Alzheimer's Curcumin In Turmeric May Help Boost Memory, Lower Risk Of Developing Alzheimer's
- January 25, 2018

Carried out over a period of 18 months, the double-blind study involved the participation of 40 adults between 51 and 84 years old. In 2017, a review of over one hundred twenty scientific tests identified that curcumin hasn't been powerful at virtually any clinical trial, with the authors concluding that "curcumin can be an equally unstable, responsive, non-bioavailable chemical and, therefore, a highly unlikely direct". (more...)
Flu increases heart attack risk Flu increases heart attack risk
- January 25, 2018

Jeffrey Kwong of the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences in Toronto said. The researchers also found elevated risk - albeit not as high as for influenza - with infection from other respiratory viruses. "That doesn't mean it's not worth getting vaccinated", Kwong stressed. They found that, during the risk interval, there were 20 hospitalizations for a heart attack per week; compared with only about three hospitalizations per week during the control interval. (more...)