Medicine


Cuomo issues order in response to flu epidemic Cuomo issues order in response to flu epidemic
- January 27, 2018

Jeffrey Kwong of the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences in Toronto. There was one strong pattern: 20 had a heart attack within a week of getting the flu . Twenty of those heart attacks occurred within one week of a positive flu test. From a separate database of hospital admissions, they found 332 Ontario residents age 35 and older who were hospitalized for acute myocardial infarction 1 year before or after lab-confirmed flu. (more...)
Afghanistan- Trump campaigner among dead in Intercontinental Hotel attack
- January 27, 2018

Medecins Sans Frontieres, also known as Doctors Without Borders, suspended its activities in northern Afghanistan's Kunduz province after a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation airstrike on a hospital in October 2015 killed 42 people-including 24 patients and 14 staff-as US -backed forces battled Taliban fighters. (more...)
Former Magpies academy product joins Sunderland on short term deal Former Magpies academy product joins Sunderland on short term deal
- January 27, 2018

The 27-year-old winger joins from Premier League side Brighton & Hove Albion on a contract until the end of the 2017-18 season. The DRC born winger becomes one of few players who have played for both Tyne-Wear clubs, having been at Newcastle United a youngster before joining Brighton. (more...)
Alternative treatments used for wildlife burned in California fires Alternative treatments used for wildlife burned in California fires
- January 27, 2018

Duane Tom evaluated its injured paws and overall condition. Standard care, which would require frequent bandage changes, would also be hard with a wild animal. While the mountain lion kept eating the fish skin off its feet, the treatments were enough to get the bears back into the wild in just a matter of weeks. (more...)
Flu season worst since 2009 Flu season worst since 2009
- January 27, 2018

Dan Jernigan, director of the influenza division at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said on a conference call Friday morning . Another 23 people died of flu related illness in California health officials reported Friday, bringing the total number of state deaths to 97, in what federal officials called the worst influenza season to grip the nation in almost a decade. (more...)
12-year-old boy dies from flu, family says 12-year-old boy dies from flu, family says
- January 27, 2018

Medwin said the boy was exhausted and had a runny nose. He said the family heard about a deadly flu across the country but never expected it could hit them. Doctors said the key is to get to a doctor within 48 hours of the first symptoms to get a medication like Tamiflu. Friends and family members are using a GoFundMe page to collect donations to help pay Dylan's funeral expenses. (more...)
Republic Day showcases India-ASEAN bond in New Delhi Republic Day showcases India-ASEAN bond in New Delhi
- January 27, 2018

Both sides also reaffirmed their commitment to enhance physical and digital connectivity in line with the Master Plan on ASEAN Connectivity 2025 and the ASEAN ICT Masterplan (AIM) 2020 by availing the $1-billion line of credit announced by India. (more...)
Erupting volcano filled with magma Erupting volcano filled with magma
- January 26, 2018

Restive Mayon Volcano continued to emit lava fountains and ash plumes overnight as the number of families affected had risen to 22,827, or 88,886 persons, from 56 barangays in Bacacay, Camalig, Guinobatan, Ligao City, Daraga, Tabaco City, Malilipot, Santo Domingo and Legazpi City as of Friday, January 26. (more...)
Pharmacists can now give influenza vaccinations to children in NY Pharmacists can now give influenza vaccinations to children in NY
- January 26, 2018

The order, effective immediately, suspends the section of state education law that limits the authority of pharmacists to administer immunizing agents to individuals younger than 18 years of age. "Please contact your pharmacist today to see if he or she can provide this important service for you and your family". State immunization director Dr. (more...)
CM Siddaramaiah called Amit Shah 'brainless' CM Siddaramaiah called Amit Shah 'brainless'
- January 26, 2018

The verbal attack between the duo has come in the run up to the Karnataka assembly election slated to held this year. Amit Shah has warned that when the BJP government comes to power in Karnataka, murderers of BJP-RSS workers will not be spared. (more...)
Wedbush Securities Inc. Sells 8521 Shares of Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO)
- January 26, 2018

It has outperformed by 25.59% the S&P500. Since August 10, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 sales for $2.95 million activity. Moreover, Morgens Waterfall Vintiadis & Co Inc has 1.51% invested in the company for 1.00 million shares. (more...)
Near term Outlook For The Medicines Company (NASDAQ:MDCO)
- January 26, 2018

About 318,587 shares traded. Luxoft Holding, Inc. (NYSE:LXFT) has risen 10.58% since January 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 21.16% the S&P500. Jefferies maintained The Medicines Company (NASDAQ:MDCO) on Wednesday, August 2 with "Buy" rating . The Medicines Company (NASDAQ:MDCO) has risen 16.70% since January 25, 2017 and is uptrending. (more...)
One flu strain causing problems for doctors as season reaches halfway point One flu strain causing problems for doctors as season reaches halfway point
- January 26, 2018

It takes about two weeks for the flu shot to become effective, so medical experts advise people to get the shot by the end of October to be fully protected by the time the season peaks. Louisiana DOH said that the vaccine will be available to anyone who has not gotten a vaccine this flu season from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Caddo, DeSoto and Bossier health units will be offering the free shots. (more...)
Are you a mosquito magnet? Swatting really can deter them, study shows Are you a mosquito magnet? Swatting really can deter them, study shows
- January 26, 2018

But when the test was repeated again, this time using mosquitoes that had been exposed to human odours coupled with mechanical vibrations (captured from someone slapping their arm), the mosquitoes showed no preference for sleeves that smelled of humans. (more...)
No evidence children given alcohol by parents drink less harmfully No evidence children given alcohol by parents drink less harmfully
- January 26, 2018

But while previous research from the team had suggested parental supply of alcohol did not increase risk of children binge-drinking , and resulted in a lower risk of drinking overall compared with those who obtained it from elsewhere, such as friends, the new study suggests that parental supply does not protect children from overindulging. (more...)
Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK) - Is The Stock Undervalued?
- January 26, 2018

Aldeyra Therapeutics Incorporated (NASDAQ:ALDX) had a decrease of 18.43% in short interest. VPTOF's SI was 3.90 million shares in January as released by FINRA. 683 Capital Mngmt Ltd owns 835,514 shares. The transportation company reported $0.83 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.87 by ($0.04). (more...)
Brit Laura Plummer to be FREED from Egypt jail IN DAYS Brit Laura Plummer to be FREED from Egypt jail IN DAYS
- January 26, 2018

Sources at Britain's foreign office Miss Plummer's family that they are 95 per cent certain she will be released on Friday. Jayne told the newspaper: "We can't believe it's over". "I'll never make it out of here alive". Her sister Jayne Sinclair had been hoping for Egyptian president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi to release Laura as it was Revolution Day in Egypt yesterday - a national public holiday when the country's president can issue pardons to prisoners. (more...)
Puerto Rico warns of drop in GDP in new fiscal plan Puerto Rico warns of drop in GDP in new fiscal plan
- January 26, 2018

The five-year plan also assumes Puerto Rico will receive at least $35 billion in emergency federal funds for post-storm recovery and another $22 billion from private insurance companies - figures still far below the $95 billion in damage officials estimate was caused by Hurricane Maria, which hit in September. (more...)
Flu Deaths Increase, Activity Remains High in San Diego Flu Deaths Increase, Activity Remains High in San Diego
- January 26, 2018

The county has seen 377 documented cases as of January 13, according to the state Department of Health's website, and the flu could be hitting harder than the statistics show. "[Australia] had a really heavy flu season". "If you're coming down with the flu, in all likelihood, it was perhaps that you had picked it up before you got your flu vaccine", said Diamond. (more...)
Larry Scott Hired As Florida Gators Tight Ends Coach Larry Scott Hired As Florida Gators Tight Ends Coach
- January 26, 2018

Scott replaces Ja'Juan Seider, the final remaining holdover from Jim McElwain's 2017 staff. Seider is leaving to become running backs coach at Penn State . He was the OC in 2017 and the tight ends coach. Bob Shoop, who was Tennessee's defensive coordinator for two seasons, has been hired as defensive coordinator at Mississippi State. (more...)