Medicine


Duque confirmed as health chief Duque confirmed as health chief
- February 07, 2018

Duque admitted that when he took over as Health secretary last November, he, too, was surprised to discover the overstocking of some medicines, such as Lozartan and that, despite this, there were plans to purchase more the following year. The meeting will be held at 3 p.m. "There should be a pathologist's opinion". Philippine presidential spokesperson Harry Roque made a statement to welcome the confirmation of the appointment. (more...)
FDA Issues Warning on Herbal Pain Reliever Kratom FDA Issues Warning on Herbal Pain Reliever Kratom
- February 07, 2018

However, he stated that the agency recognizes that there is still much that is unknown about kratom. Gottlieb added, "Kratom should not be used to treat medical conditions, nor should it be used as an alternative to prescription opioids". (more...)
Special Report on Natalie Wood Death Leads Throws Suspicion Back in Spotlight Special Report on Natalie Wood Death Leads Throws Suspicion Back in Spotlight
- February 07, 2018

On Monday, investigators said they want to interview the actor about the death of Natalie Wood . Previously unknown witnesses who were identified following a 2011 press conference on the case provided only a "more articulate timeline" into events during the hours leading up to Wood's death , said Capt. (more...)
FG Decries Alarming Increase In Cases Of Lassa Fever Across Nigeria FG Decries Alarming Increase In Cases Of Lassa Fever Across Nigeria
- February 07, 2018

The minister further said that efforts to mitigate Lassa fever outbreak in Nigeria started in May 2017. Lassa fever belongs to the same family as Marburg and Ebola, two deadly viruses that lead to infections with fever, vomiting and in worst-case scenarios, haemorrhagic bleeding. (more...)
Hot tea linked to esophageal cancer in smokers, drinkers Hot tea linked to esophageal cancer in smokers, drinkers
- February 07, 2018

And hot tea alone did not carry a significant risk increase. As popular as tea is in the United Kingdom and China, you might be surprised to learn that neither country is the world's largest consumer of the hot drink. Another limitation is that study participants reported on their own smoking and drinking habits, and their reports could be unreliable. Failing to do so might raise your risk of esophageal cancer, suggests a study in the Annals of Internal Medicine by Chinese researchers. (more...)
Auto Expo 2018: Hero MotoCorp Introduces India's First 200cc Adventure Bike XPulse Auto Expo 2018: Hero MotoCorp Introduces India's First 200cc Adventure Bike XPulse
- February 07, 2018

The prices of the new models have not been announced yet. This feature is very useful, especially in off-road conditions. This engine produces 18.2 BHP of max power at 8000 RPM and 17.1 Nm of peak torque at 6500 RPM, while it comes mated to a 5-speed transmission. (more...)
Cell Inhibitor Market 2017: Production, Sales, Supply, Demand, Analysis & Forecast To 2022 Cell Inhibitor Market 2017: Production, Sales, Supply, Demand, Analysis & Forecast To 2022
- February 07, 2018

This report provides a detailed analysis of the Stem Cell Banking market with description of market sizing and growth, segmentation of market by products & services and major markets, top market players etc. Australia is considered a leading market for stem cells, due to research in areas such as in-vitro fertilization technology and bone marrow transplantation conducted in the country. (more...)
US Bancorp's (USB) Hold Rating Reaffirmed at Vining Sparks
- February 07, 2018

Customers Bancorp had a return on equity of 14.11% and a net margin of 18.64%. The stock decreased 1.00% or $0.3072 during the last trading session, reaching $30.5228. Zpr Investment Management increased its stake in Customers Bancorp Inc (CUBI) by 34.1% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Cubist Systematic Strategies Llc who had been investing in Bank Amer Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $328.68B market cap company. (more...)
Analyst Views on Top Movers: AbbVie Inc. (ABBV), Gulfport Energy Corp. (GPOR)
- February 07, 2018

Hudock Capital Group LLC now owns 1,542 shares of the company's stock valued at $111,000 after purchasing an additional 806 shares during the last quarter. According to today's trading volume AbbVie Inc.is BELOW its 20-Day Avg. volume with the stock showing ABOVE Abnormal volume in the past 150 days. (NYSE:ABBV) has gone stronger by 89.14%. (more...)
Police Release Video of Suspect, Vehicle in Fatal Homeless Shooting Spree Police Release Video of Suspect, Vehicle in Fatal Homeless Shooting Spree
- February 07, 2018

Investigators are asking residents and business operators near the scenes to check surveillance footage from January 29 to February 2 for any clues, Plummer said. The color could either be silver, gray, or a lighter blue. Plummer told reporters Tuesday that an employee of the small store was outside near the business' auto wash when he was approached by a man in an SUV who asked for directions to a grocery store. (more...)
State of Alabama Suing Opioid Pain Medication Company State of Alabama Suing Opioid Pain Medication Company
- February 07, 2018

Marshall stated that Purdue violated the Deceptive Trade Practices Act in its marketing of opioid prescriptions. Marshall said he anticipates the state's suit will be transferred to Cleveland as part of a national multi-district litigation that already includes similar suits filed by the City of Mobile, Mobile County and a group of Gulf Coast hospitals that includes Mobile Infirmary. (more...)
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...)