Medicine


India unveils pro-farmer budget with eye on polls India unveils pro-farmer budget with eye on polls
- February 07, 2018

The Secretary said the scheme would cover the poor and near-poor families which would be identified based either on the Socio-Economic Survey or the poverty line. Several states now offer health insurance but these schemes are generally small and poorly implemented. "The government is steadily but surely progressing towards a goal of universal health coverage". (more...)
Trump attacks Democrats over health care Trump attacks Democrats over health care
- February 07, 2018

It depends. Many Americans - Democrats and Republicans alike - talk about support for "universal health care", but that term usually refers to universal health insurance coverage, and there are competing visions of how to achieve that goal. (more...)
United States to Reduce Troop Levels in Iraq United States to Reduce Troop Levels in Iraq
- February 07, 2018

Saad al-Hadithi said on February 5 that the battle against IS had ended "and so the level of the American presence will be reduced". "We will retain an appropriate amount of capabilities as well as an advisory presence to continue training, advising, and equipping our partners in the continued fight against Daesh", it said, referring to the IS group by one of its Arabic acronyms. (more...)
Not just boy and girl; more teens identify as transgender Not just boy and girl; more teens identify as transgender
- February 07, 2018

Just 38 percent of the transgender teens said their general health was "very good or excellent", compared with 67 percent of the adolescents who identified as cisgender, meaning their gender identity matches the sex they were assigned at birth, the study found. (more...)
New ESPN Plus subscription service to cost $5 a month New ESPN Plus subscription service to cost $5 a month
- February 07, 2018

As we're leaning, the ESPN + platform will feature, "About 10,000 sporting events each year, will have content from the MLB, NHL, MLS, collegiate sports and tennis' Grand Slam events". "The third service is a plus service", Iger said of the paid add-on. This means that ESPN Plus won't offer streaming access to ESPN channels, but rather to additional games and events that wouldn't otherwise be broadcast. (more...)
Are you spending long hours in dim light? Are you spending long hours in dim light?
- February 07, 2018

For the findings, Joel Soler, and colleagues from Michigan State University (MSU), studied the brains of Nile grass rats because they are just like humans. One of their major research questions: If orexin is given to the rats that are exposed to dim light, will their brains recover without being re-exposed to bright light? These rats performed poorly on a maze-like task. (more...)
British Tabloid Slams Trump Over Healthcare Feedback British Tabloid Slams Trump Over Healthcare Feedback
- February 07, 2018

Mr Hunt said: "I may disagree with claims made on [the march in London] but not one of them wants to live in a system where 28 million people have no cover". The level of NHS funding in a given year is set by central government through the Spending Review process. But Downing Street hit back, making clear Theresa May was "proud of having an NHS that is free at the point of delivery". (more...)
Woman prepares salad, sticks fork into 3-inch lizard Woman prepares salad, sticks fork into 3-inch lizard
- February 07, 2018

Michelle Carr, of Kittery, said she doesn't normally shop at the Shaw's, or buy prepackaged lettuce, and she probably never will again. Carr said she bought a bag of store-brand romaine lettuce at a Shaw's supermarket in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, on January 26. (more...)
Two killed, dozens injured after two trains collide in SC Two killed, dozens injured after two trains collide in SC
- February 07, 2018

The upgrades are for a system called positive train control , which some say could have prevented the crash. He said he was suddenly awakened as he felt the train suddenly leave the tracks as it hit a curve. The force of that jolt moved the CSX train back 15 feet from its location. However, while still nervous King said the accident won't force her to change future plans. (more...)
JMU men's basketball postpones two games following mumps outbreak JMU men's basketball postpones two games following mumps outbreak
- February 07, 2018

There is one confirmed case of mumps within the coaching staff, and university officials said another person has recently recovered from the illness. Confirmatory testing has been initiated. The dates that the program will reschedule these games has yet to be decided. The vaccine is very effective, but up to 10 percent of people who receive two doses of vaccine still remain susceptible to infection with mumps. (more...)
Jabil Inc (JBL) President Sells 13915 Shares of Stock
- February 07, 2018

Ryanair Holdings plc (NASDAQ:RYAAY) has risen 26.79% since February 5, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 49.56% the S&P500. Stevens Capital Management LP acquired a new position in shares of Jabil during the second quarter valued at $206,000. (more...)
SC slams Khap Panchayat, asks Centre for suggestions to protect couples SC slams Khap Panchayat, asks Centre for suggestions to protect couples
- February 07, 2018

Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra today said "Whether it is parents, society or anyone, they are out of it". "Who has appointed you as guardians of society or its conscience keeper?" If a third party does interfere it comes in the way of two people functioning their fundamental right, freedom of choice. (more...)
PDP to FG: Come out clean on herdsmen killings PDP to FG: Come out clean on herdsmen killings
- February 07, 2018

While commending its members for their unalloyed support, the leadership of the party said it is prepared for the 2019 elections and will ensure that all Nigerians aspiring to elective offices are free to contest on the platform of the PDP. (more...)
Another flu death in Monroe Co. as cases continue to rise Another flu death in Monroe Co. as cases continue to rise
- February 07, 2018

Georgia, along with 48 other US states, is experiencing widespread influenza activity, with 37 flu-related deaths now reported in Georgia, including four in north Georgia - and those numbers are expected to increase since the flu season has not yet peaked. (more...)
In blow to GOP, Supreme Court won't block PA redistricting In blow to GOP, Supreme Court won't block PA redistricting
- February 06, 2018

Last month, the Justices had put on hold a lower federal court ruling striking down that plan, drawn by the GOP-controlled legislature almost two years ago. Since those cases are not likely to be decided until late May or in June, that could be too late to develop a new redistricting plan for North Carolina for this year's election, even if the Justices do rule that deliberate partisan favoritism in drawing election maps violates the Constitution. (more...)
Robert Wagner's Story Doesn't Robert Wagner's Story Doesn't "Add Up", Say Police
- February 07, 2018

We're at a standstill, so we thought we'd give it one more shot to the public". Wood and her then-husband Robert Wagner were onboard his yacht, the Splendor, along with their friend and fellow actor Christopher Walken and Capt. Wood's sister, Lana Wood, told Inside Edition that she doesn't believe Wagner has told investigators the full story about what happened on the boat. (more...)
Novo Nordisk A/S (NVO) Announces Special Dividend of $0.81 Novo Nordisk A/S (NVO) Announces Special Dividend of $0.81
- February 07, 2018

The company has market cap of $37.79 million. The latest exchange of 0.91 Million shares is below its average trading activity of 797.17 Million shares. CHMA's SI was 286,300 shares in February as released by FINRA. The firm has "Neutral" rating by JP Morgan given on Friday, December 29. UBS downgraded the shares of NVO in report on Monday, February 8 to "Sell" rating. (more...)
Allergan plc Earnings Ahead: Quick Glance Allergan plc Earnings Ahead: Quick Glance
- February 06, 2018

The stock was purchased at an average cost of $163.30 per share, for a total transaction of $1,633,000.00. Wellington Management Company LLP is the second biggest holder with 20 million shares now valued at 4.02 B million whilst Govt Of Singapore InvestCorp has 17 million shares valued at 3.01 B million. (more...)
Publix reverses policy on HIV drug Publix reverses policy on HIV drug
- February 07, 2018

We offer generous health coverage to our eligible full-time and part-time associates at an affordable premium and are committed to the health and well-being of our associates and their families", tweeted Publix. The company is one of the few Fortune 500 companies that did not participate in the Human Rights Campaign's 2018 Corporate Equality Index , which is used as a benchmarking tool for LGBTQ workplace equality. (more...)
Pfizer/Astellas' Xtandi cuts risk of prostate cancer spread
- February 06, 2018

Patients who received Xtandi plus androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) were able to significantly reduce the risk of developing metastases or death by 71 percent compared to ADT alone. Pfizer's chief operating officer Albert Bourla told analysts last week that he does not see generic abiraterone having a big impact on its franchise, as Xtandi has some key advantages, including dosing frequency, no need for co-administration with steroids and no need to monitor patients on a monthly basis. (more...)