Medicine


Arkansas governor to grant clemency to inmate Arkansas governor to grant clemency to inmate
- August 26, 2017

Hutchinson committed the sentence of one of those inmates, Jason McGehee, to life without parole. A state law keeps the source of the state's execution drugs secret. A Johnson County jury sentenced him to die in 1992 to for killing retired minister Sidney Burnett in Knoxville in 1991. Greene's first two sentences were overturned, but he was once again sentenced to death in a third trial. (more...)
Women have more endurance than men Women have more endurance than men
- August 26, 2017

In the battle of the sexes, new UBC research suggests that men may be stronger physically but women have much greater muscle endurance than their male counterparts. Professor Dalton says that, more than a confirmation of women's muscle endurance, their study can be used for practical applications like designing work-related activities to decrease fatigue and increase endurance in males. (more...)
Arewa Youths Withdraw Quit Notice, Accuse Igbos of Amassing Weapons Arewa Youths Withdraw Quit Notice, Accuse Igbos of Amassing Weapons
- August 26, 2017

Buhari had last Monday in a national broadcast upon his return from London, declared that his administration will deal decisively against those opposed to a united Nigeria. He urged law enforcement agents to embark on the search of the houses of all IPOB sympathisers in the North, alleging that arms and ammunitions had been stockpiled by them. (more...)
Flame retardants and likelihood of pregnancy in women undergoing fertility treatments Flame retardants and likelihood of pregnancy in women undergoing fertility treatments
- August 26, 2017

Flame retardants used in furniture escape into the air as household dust . PFRs were introduced as a safer alternative but have been found to cause hormone disruption in animal studies. A study by Doctor Joseph Allen of Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in the United States found women with elevated levels of PBDE in their blood were more likely to develop thyroid disease. (more...)
Less REM sleep linked with dementia Less REM sleep linked with dementia
- August 26, 2017

Drinkers who want to cut back may be able to with a little bit of mindfulness. In total, 32 got dementia and 24 of these had Alzheimer's disease.They found that those who did not go on to develop dementia were in REM sleep for around 20 per cent of their sleeping time, while those who did later develop the disease were in REM sleep for only 17 per cent of the time. (more...)
Philip Morris International Inc (NYSE:PM) 2016 Q4 Sentiment
- August 26, 2017

The company's 5 year Earnings per share growth and Capital Spending growth remains at -1.57 and 5.49. Deluxe Corporation (NYSE:DLX) has risen 8.85% since August 25, 2016 and is uptrending. ChinaAMC CSI 300 Index ETF (3188.HK)'s Williams Percent Range or 14 day Williams %R presently is at 0.00. Mason Street Ltd Liability Company invested in 29,697 shares. (more...)
Depression Screening Test to Become Part of Google Search Tool Depression Screening Test to Become Part of Google Search Tool
- August 26, 2017

Google is using its algorithms to track people who search for the term "clinical depression" and plans to present them with helpful information along with asking them to check for clinical depression. "Statistics show that those who have symptoms of depression experience an average of a 6- to 8-year delay in getting treatment after the onset of symptoms", according to Giliberti. (more...)
Traders Buy High Volume of Salesforce.com Put Options (CRM) Traders Buy High Volume of Salesforce.com Put Options (CRM)
- August 25, 2017

It has underperformed by 8.92% the S&P500. P Schoenfeld Asset Management Lp increased Liberty Global Plc (LBTYA) stake by 218.38% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Analysts on average have given a price target of $101.1 to salesforce.com, inc. The rating was maintained by Wedbush on Tuesday, August 25 with "Hold". (more...)
Pending triple talaq cases will now be invalid: Senior advocate Ajit Sinha Pending triple talaq cases will now be invalid: Senior advocate Ajit Sinha
- August 25, 2017

On August 22nd, the Supreme Court had made a historic verdict by striking down the 1400 year old practise of triple talaq on several grounds including that it was against the basic principle of the Holy Quran and violated the Islamic law Shariat. (more...)
Nnamdi Kanu : IPOB leader is ignorant and immature - Gov Shettima Nnamdi Kanu : IPOB leader is ignorant and immature - Gov Shettima
- August 25, 2017

Ezeemo stated this at his Umuchu country home in Aguata Local Government Area of the state on Thursday, during an interactive session with students of Federal Polytechnic, Oko and Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Uli. An affidavit deposed to by Loveme Odubo, a litigation clerk in the Ministry of Justice, claimed that Kanu held a rally at his residence in his hometown, Afara-UkwuIbeku in Umuahia, Abia. (more...)
BOJACK HORSEMAN: Season 4 TV Show Trailer BOJACK HORSEMAN: Season 4 TV Show Trailer
- August 25, 2017

Fans of Netflix's BoJack Horseman have patiently waited for news about Hollywoo's infamous Horseman ever since Season 3 dropped in July 2016. The horse himself is barely seen in the trailer, which instead relies on the vantage point of a lost and strained Diane, who is dealing with a dead-end writing career, her husband Mr. (more...)
Red Cross holding volunteer training classes in Lake Charles Friday and Saturday Red Cross holding volunteer training classes in Lake Charles Friday and Saturday
- August 25, 2017

John Madrid, with the Red Cross in Aiken, said that three local volunteers are going tobe being deployed to different areas along the Gulf coast to help out as Texas and Louisiana are now seeing heavy rain, flooding and strong winds as Hurricane Harvey moved inland. (more...)
Wilson man wanted for SC bank robbery, double murder captured in Greenville
- August 25, 2017

The case was investigated by Special Agents with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Conway Police Department, South Carolina Law Enforcement Division, 15th Circuit Solicitor's Office, South Carolina Highway Patrol, Horry County Police Department, Horry County Sheriff's Office, Myrtle Beach Police Department, Wilson North Carolina Police Department, Greenville North Carolina Police Department, Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms, and the United States Marshal's Service. (more...)
Middle-Aged Adults Encouraged To Walk Faster Middle-Aged Adults Encouraged To Walk Faster
- August 25, 2017

Small changes including walking to shops instead of driving, going for a brisk 10 minute walk during lunch breaks, can make a big difference in health he added. Lower your risk of diabetes by 40%. However, over the past few decades, the amount of brisk walking has declined as has the length of time people spend walking. (more...)
16 workers die as bus drives off a pier in Russian Federation 16 workers die as bus drives off a pier in Russian Federation
- August 25, 2017

The bus has since been lifted from the water by a crane. The bus was carrying 41 people, according to preliminary data. Eight more people were injured, five seriously, and 16 others were rescued after the coach fell from a pier on Friday morning, said Russia's emergency ministry. (more...)
Ancient Science: Mysterious Babylonian Tablet Could Hold Mathematical Secrets For Today's Researchers Ancient Science: Mysterious Babylonian Tablet Could Hold Mathematical Secrets For Today's Researchers
- August 25, 2017

The Greek astronomer Hipparchus, who lived about 120 BC, is broadly considered "the father of trigonometry" for compiling the first known "table of chords" or trigonometric table, which allows users to figure out the ratio of two sides of a right-angle triangle with only one known ratio. (more...)
New Child Hypertension Guidelines Issued by AAP New Child Hypertension Guidelines Issued by AAP
- August 25, 2017

Yet it can have long-term health consequences, including cardiovascular disease. "These guidelines offer a renewed opportunity for pediatricians to identify and address this important - and often unrecognized - chronic disease in our patients", Kaelber said. (more...)
Muskogee Mother Of Hospitalized 1-Month-Old Arrested, Charged Muskogee Mother Of Hospitalized 1-Month-Old Arrested, Charged
- August 25, 2017

The child's mother and Jones, the child's biological father, took the 1-month-old to a Muskogee hospital when the child began having seizures, according to the affidavit. The injuries sent the infant on August 20 to a Tulsa hospital in critical condition. "These injuries are considered to be non-accidental injures", Muskogee Police Department investigator James Poffel wrote in an affidavit obtained by Tulsa World . (more...)
We support restructuring of governance, PDP tells APC We support restructuring of governance, PDP tells APC
- August 25, 2017

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) declared yesterday that the sudden interest of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the restructuring of the country is another ploy to deceive Nigerians and divert attention from critical issues of bad governance. (more...)
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...)