Medicine


Alabama officials looking into deaths during raging flu season Alabama officials looking into deaths during raging flu season
- January 31, 2018

Two Tulare County women under the age of 65 have died from influenza A-related infection, according to Tulare County Public Health officials. The prior week ending January 20, there were 15 deaths. The rapid increase in cases has affected all ages, said the CDC's director of the influenza division Daniel Jernigan, MD, MPH, but has been higher in children. (more...)
Alzheimer's brain 'pacemaker' slows decline of disease Alzheimer's brain 'pacemaker' slows decline of disease
- January 31, 2018

The first stages of this disease can be seen as "tangles" in the brain; these are detected in ten percent of people in their 20s, and 50 percent of people in their 50s, some decades before symptoms start becoming obvious. Two of the three, including Lavonne, regressed significantly slower than a typical Alzheimer's patient in a matched comparison group.Three and a half years later she's still able to play her favorite hymns. (more...)
Helicopter crashes into California home, at least 3 dead Helicopter crashes into California home, at least 3 dead
- January 31, 2018

A woman who lives nearby told ABC7 it "sounded like a train coming through". Fire Chief Chip Duncan confirmed the deaths and injuries, but could not say how numerous dead were aboard the aircraft. Chip Duncan said. She said she knows the people who live in the home where the helicopter crash. According to the company's website, Orange County-based Revolution Aviation has been operating since the 1960s, offering pilot training and sightseeing trips. (more...)
Family: Virginia boy, 7, dies from flu Family: Virginia boy, 7, dies from flu
- January 31, 2018

Kevin's cousin, Michelle Pato, told WRIC that a doctor prescribed medication for Kevin and sent him home. "We tried to give him the medication and everything we were supposed to do and he just wasn't getting any better", explained Samantha. (more...)
Jeremy Borash Leaves Impact For WWE Jeremy Borash Leaves Impact For WWE
- January 30, 2018

Word of the hiring got around backstage during Monday Night Raw last night. In his 15 years with the company, Borash did it all and we mean that literally. In addition to working as an on-air talent, he also did a lot of production work for the company and was credited as being the main production force behind the "Broken Universe" featuring Matt Hardy and Jeff Hardy. (more...)
Body clock disruptions occur years before memory loss in Alzheimer's Body clock disruptions occur years before memory loss in Alzheimer's
- January 30, 2018

Currently, the earliest clear signs of Alzheimer's disease - those plaque deposits - can only be detected with sophisticated brain imaging. As part of the "Brain Power" series on TODAY , special anchor Maria Shriver talked to Gates about his mission to solve the medical mystery of the chronic neurodegenerative disease, which causes a slow decline in memory, thinking and reasoning skills. (more...)
Flu deaths continue to rise in Georgia Flu deaths continue to rise in Georgia
- January 30, 2018

Compared to the previous week, this is an increase of 3,540 cases - a 34 percent increase. With the start of the spring semester, and faculty, staff and students returning to campus from all over the world - including parts of the USA where flu activity is very high - UB is prepared for a significant flu season. (more...)
North Riverside school closes for remainder of week due to flu outbreak North Riverside school closes for remainder of week due to flu outbreak
- January 30, 2018

Columbia Memorial Hospital's director of nursing Kendra Gohl said the incidence of influenza this winter has been higher than in the last couple of years and largely affecting younger populations. Eighty-seven students at Saint Patrick High School, located at 5900 W Belmont Ave, were out sick Monday with the flu. The closure means after-school activities, including home and away sporting events, will be postponed. (more...)
Microbes used to convert human waste into space food Microbes used to convert human waste into space food
- January 30, 2018

Here on Earth, various microbes and insects consume the waste of larger creatures for sustenance only to become food themselves, sometimes for the same type of creatures that fed them earlier. "We used materials from the commercial aquarium industry but adapted them for methane production", says House. Poop recycling, or " biological waste treatment " as the Penn State research team is calling it, converts human waste into a potential food source. (more...)
Chicago Newsman Jim Kirk To Replace LA Times Editor-In-Chief Chicago Newsman Jim Kirk To Replace LA Times Editor-In-Chief
- January 30, 2018

He was named interim editor of The Times on August 21 after a sweeping shake-up of top editors, but Kirk stepped aside after D'Vorkin joined The Times in early November. Traditionally, a virtual wall separates the newsroom from the business executives, including the ad sales team, as a way to protect the journalists and maintain credibility with readers. (more...)
Achmea Investment Management BV Lowers Stake in Celgene Co. (NASDAQ:CELG)
- January 30, 2018

The stock decreased 1.39% or $0.615 during the last trading session, reaching $43.535. About 52.06 million shares traded or 168.98% up from the average. Pax Mngmt Limited Liability stated it has 1.12% of its portfolio in Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG). 9,376 were reported by Winslow Evans Crocker. (more...)
Supreme Court, High Court judges get almost two-fold salary hike Supreme Court, High Court judges get almost two-fold salary hike
- January 30, 2018

The Chief Justice of India has accepted the recommendations of the three-member panel constituted by him in November past year to look into the alleged allegations against Justice Shukla. The investigation agency had sought CJI's permission to file an FIR against Justice Shukla. The crisis was triggered by Justices Chelameswar, Gogoi, Lokur and Joseph, in an unprecedented move, going public with their concerns over the conduct of the CJI, especially over the allocation of cases, at a press ... (more...)
'Big B' sent a handwritten note and flower to Ranveer singh 'Big B' sent a handwritten note and flower to Ranveer singh
- January 30, 2018

Well, it goes without saying that his thunderous act will surely win him many awards and now megastar Amitabh Bachchan has also lauded the actor and sent flowers and a handwritten note to him. the gift of extraordinary vision". "I took a big risk with this character and it's wonderful to see my gamble pay off", he told PTI. "I feel very happy and very fulfilled today". (more...)
Bengaluru: Drug peddler files IT returns for Rs 40 lakh, gets arrested Bengaluru: Drug peddler files IT returns for Rs 40 lakh, gets arrested
- January 30, 2018

He also lived in a villa on Kanakapura Road paying Rs 40,000 monthly rent, owned a swanky vehicle and property in his village. Soon, he was peddling drugs in a big way and had also recruited youngsters as agents. He was rolling in cash and in 2013 quit his job as a day laborer and went full-time into drugs.As Per Police Initial Investigation Reports Says Rachappa sold around 30 kg ganja every month. (more...)
Couple contracts parasites walking barefoot on Caribbean beach Couple contracts parasites walking barefoot on Caribbean beach
- January 30, 2018

The pair initially brushed it off as bug bites, though. "We want to make it known to more doctors what it is and what to look for, because it took us a few trips to the hospital to find out what it was", Zytner told CTV News . But, thanks to a unsafe - and very gross - parasite hidden within the sandy grains of many beaches out there, there's also a very good reason to avoid walking barefoot on the beach altogether: hookworms. (more...)
8-month-old sexually assaulted 8-month-old sexually assaulted
- January 30, 2018

When her mother returned to the home she found the child unconscious lying in a pool of blood . The accused allegedly took the child to another part of the building on the pretext of playing with her. She informed her husband and other family members. The incident came to light after the baby's mother saw blood on the baby's clothes. But soon after, he fled the house, which confirmed the police's suspicion about his involvement. (more...)
ValuEngine Downgrades PNC Financial Services Group (PNC) to Hold
- January 30, 2018

PNC Financial Services has $178.0 highest and $86 lowest target. The stock increased 0.56% or $0.89 during the last trading session, reaching $159.55. (NYSE:PNC). Df Dent Incorporated invested in 17,888 shares. Aperio Grp Lc owns 278,168 shares for 0.21% of their portfolio. Suntrust Banks Inc reported 402,198 shares. (more...)
E-cigarettes safer than traditional tobacco cigarette E-cigarettes safer than traditional tobacco cigarette
- January 30, 2018

While the testing shows that e-cigarettes are harmful, the highly compressed smoking exposure is far from what you'd see in real life - tumors don't grow that quickly. "Here we've got e-cigarettes versus nothing at all, and that's where it gets tricky to talk about the broader public health impact", said Alberg. "The magnitude of how much a reduction in risk that would be is unknown", he said. (more...)
Global Problem of Antimicrobial Resistance Intensifies Global Problem of Antimicrobial Resistance Intensifies
- January 30, 2018

The United Nations agency's first release of surveillance data on antibiotic resistance shows that slightly more than half of pneumonia infections (51 per cent) have failed to respond to antibiotics administration in both low and high income countries. (more...)
Brokers Ratings on: AbbVie Inc. (ABBV) Brokers Ratings on: AbbVie Inc. (ABBV)
- January 30, 2018

About 9.92M shares traded or 98.15% up from the average. Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) has risen 20.29% since January 29, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 93.91% the S&P500. Royal Retail Bank Of Canada reported 60,100 shares stake. Highlander Limited Liability stated it has 0.03% of its portfolio in AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV) for 9,543 shares. (more...)