Medicine


Vaping in hospital wins support of health chiefs Vaping in hospital wins support of health chiefs
- February 06, 2018

The review also found there was little evidence to suggest that e-cigarettes were leading young people into smoking. Some e-liquids are advertised as nicotine free, but this may not be true. Increasing perceived harms of e-cigarettes and e-cigarette vapor were associated with lower odds of susceptibility to using e-cigarettes and current use of e-cigarettes. (more...)
Polak returns to lineup as Leafs host Ducks Polak returns to lineup as Leafs host Ducks
- February 06, 2018

Leivo, who signed a one-year $925,000 contract with the Leafs, could have avoided this had he not agreed to a contract extension, especially since the Leafs barely played him last season. "But at the same point I just want to play, right?" We gave up two power-play goals last game [in a 4-1 loss to Boston] and we think they've got a good power play even though the numbers may not look like that. (more...)
Some Philadelphia Eagles players say they won't visit White House Some Philadelphia Eagles players say they won't visit White House
- February 06, 2018

Smith also said on Wednesday that he would not be attending if invited. We have those conversations in the locker room, just like everyone else does in the workplace. Dilly, Dilly! Philadelphia fans, who already spilled plenty of beer after the Eagles' 41-33 victory against the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII, will be enjoying free brews when the city has a parade to celebrate the National Football League champions. (more...)
Donovan Mitchell replaces Aaron Gordon in Slam Dunk contest Donovan Mitchell replaces Aaron Gordon in Slam Dunk contest
- February 06, 2018

As for Gordon , he was the runner-up to Zach LaVine in the 2016 NBA Dunk Contest, one of the best we've seen . The Orlando Magic forward has withdrawn from the Slam Dunk Contest due to a strained left hip flexor. The 25-year-old could become the second IN player IN a row to win the contest after Robinson took home the title IN 2017. An illness kept All-Star guard Victor Oladipo out of Monday's game. (more...)
Logan Paul returns to Youtube, claims to 'still be lit as f**k' Logan Paul returns to Youtube, claims to 'still be lit as f**k'
- February 06, 2018

Controversial viral star Logan Paul has returned to Youtube , posting a video in which he claimed to be "lit as fuck". He's not necessarily making fun of suicide with those six words, but Tide Pods have become meme-worthy, and with some YouTubers chomping down on the laundry detergent packets in order to increase their viewership-and considering how young Paul's fanbase is-his tweet is an irresponsible one. (more...)
United States tells Russian Federation to follow nuclear limits under new treaty United States tells Russian Federation to follow nuclear limits under new treaty
- February 06, 2018

Known as "New START", the Treaty on Measures for the Further Reduction and Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms reduces deployed nuclear weapons to 700 delivery vehicles and 1,550 warheads. The deadline to verify both countries' compliance was today. Through the Treaty's verification regime, which includes short-notice, on-site inspections at military bases and facilities, U.S.is able to verify the data provided by Russian Federation regarding its strategic nuclear arsenal. (more...)
Mercury Systems (NASDAQ:MRCY) Downgraded by BidaskClub to "Strong Sell"
- February 06, 2018

Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc owns 0.01% invested in Mercury Systems, Inc . The Michigan-based State Treasurer State Of Michigan has invested 0.01% in Mercury General Corporation (NYSE: MCY ). About 2.94 million shares traded. Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW) has risen 5.92% since February 3, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.05% the S&P500. (more...)
Flu-related hospitalizations reach 10-year high: 4 things to know Flu-related hospitalizations reach 10-year high: 4 things to know
- February 06, 2018

If you do catch the flu , and you haven't received the flu vaccine for the season, doctors generally recommend that you still get a flu shot after you're no longer sick, particularly if it's early on in the flu season, Schaffner said . But flu vaccines aren't flawless. According to the World Health Organisation, about 5 to 10 per cent of adults and between 20 and 30 per cent of children in the world are infected with flu every year. (more...)
Republic Of Ireland Set For Friendly With Northern Ireland Republic Of Ireland Set For Friendly With Northern Ireland
- February 06, 2018

The jury is still out on that tournament but the Carling Nations Cup has always been consigned to history. It will be the first time that the two teams from the island will have played each other since the Carling Nations Cup clash in 2011, in which Giovanni Trapattoni's Ireland enjoyed a comprehensive 5-0 victory. (more...)
New Hampshire Woman With $559M Powerball Ticket Wants To Stay Anonymous New Hampshire Woman With $559M Powerball Ticket Wants To Stay Anonymous
- February 06, 2018

She advised the Granite State victor to "get a lawyer" and then "leave the state". But a loophole would let the winner's identity be shielded if the name of a trust is written on the back of the ticket instead. "She wishes to remain in New Hampshire and give back to the state and community that has given so much to her". Steven M. Gordon, a lawyer for Doe, declined to comment beyond the civil filing, except to say in an e-mail that he and his client are speaking with the state attorney ... (more...)
Medical Monday: Recognizing heart attack symptoms in women Medical Monday: Recognizing heart attack symptoms in women
- February 06, 2018

Don't smoke. Exposure to tobacco smoke contributes to about 34,000 premature heart disease deaths a year, according to the American Heart Association . A recent study found that people who start high-intensity aerobic exercise in middle age can reverse some of the risky and deadly effects of a life spent sitting in a chair or on a couch. (more...)
Woodlands View care residence hearth: One useless, one crucial Woodlands View care residence hearth: One useless, one crucial
- February 06, 2018

Hertfordshire's chief fire officer Darryl Keen said an investigation was under way and added: "The fire was largely contained to the one room but there was a lot of smoke, which caused difficulties in some of the residents leaving the building". (more...)
Hot tea can increases your risk of esophageal cancer Hot tea can increases your risk of esophageal cancer
- February 06, 2018

They found that high-temperature tea drinking, combined with heavy smoking and drinking, was associated with a greater risk for esophageal cancer . Lead author Dr Jun Lv at the Peking University Health Science Center explained: 'Tea, one of the most common beverages worldwide, usually is consumed at elevated temperatures. (more...)
Deadline Week for Community Health Center Funding: 'Lip Service Really Isn't Enough' Deadline Week for Community Health Center Funding: 'Lip Service Really Isn't Enough'
- February 06, 2018

This fund, until September 30, 2017, was used to support 16 community health centers in 40-plus locations serving over 106,000 Montanans with their basic primary care including dental, medical, and behavioral health. A stopgap measure will last only through next month. CommWell Health is urging patients to call their congressmen and sign an online petition. U.S. (more...)
Officials Detect 2000 Planets Outside Milky Way For First Time Officials Detect 2000 Planets Outside Milky Way For First Time
- February 06, 2018

Detecting exoplanets is quite hard, especially outside of our Milky Way galaxy. Usually astronomers find planets through one of two ways: watching a planet dim the light of a star as it passes across the star - the transit method - or watching a star wobble due to planets orbiting around it - the radial velocity method. (more...)
Drug dealer jailed for using dark web to sell fentanyl Drug dealer jailed for using dark web to sell fentanyl
- February 06, 2018

In August Enos admitted importing, supplying and exporting fentanyl. Several of his customers died of overdoses. Sentencing him on Monday, Judge Eleri Rees said that four of his customers had since died, "evidence of how risky a drug it is". (more...)
Shocking | 21 people contract HIV in UP, after quack uses infected needle Shocking | 21 people contract HIV in UP, after quack uses infected needle
- February 06, 2018

According to sources, the victims got infected with HIV after the quack used the same needle to inject drugs in many patients. "He used a single syringe on all of them", Bangarmau city Councillor Sunil. "We have received orders and are deciding our further course of action". The UP Health Ministry has taken cognizance of the case and has assured action against the culprits. (more...)
British American Tobacco Industries (BTI) Seeing Increased Volatility in Session
- February 06, 2018

Highland Capital Management LLC lessened its stake in British American Tobacco PLC (NYSE: BTI ) by 56.0% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. Bank of America reinitiated British American Tobacco p.l.c. (NYSE:BTI) on Tuesday, August 4 with "Buy" rating. M&T Bank Corp now owns 67,148 shares of the company's stock valued at $4,603,000 after buying an additional 6,229 shares during the period. (more...)
(NYSE:PM) Shares Bought by Cipher Capital LP
- February 06, 2018

At the time of writing, Philip Morris International Inc. PM has diverse figures for different time frames; starting from week's performance reduced -6.13% in last five regular trading sessions. Ashfield Cap Ptnrs Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 19,621 shares. Pinnacle Limited Liability Com stated it has 34,326 shares or 0.31% of all its holdings. (more...)
Big crowd for Waitangi Dawn Service
- February 06, 2018

She asked that those gathered never lose sight of why they had come to Waitangi today and that they might know the wisdom of deep listening. "I'm looking forward to another opportunity to attend Waitangi Day events in other parts of the country, this year in Bluff, to share the celebration of our national day around New Zealand", Mr English says. (more...)