Medicine


Drinking Alcohol In Moderate Amounts May Help People Live Longer Drinking Alcohol In Moderate Amounts May Help People Live Longer
- February 21, 2018

Kawas and her team have been conducting the study since 2003 in order to understand more about longevity , quality of life in the elderly, and neurological disorders like dementia . She said 40 percent of people aged 90 and older suffer from dementia and nearly 80 percent are disabled. "It's not bad to be skinny when you're young but it's very bad to be skinny when you're old", said Professor Kawas. (more...)
Carbs, fats, genes? Weight loss is finicky, new study shows Carbs, fats, genes? Weight loss is finicky, new study shows
- February 21, 2018

Individuals should use a diet that works for them as there is no scientific reason to prefer an Atkins-style regime to a low-fat method, Stanford University scientists said. After 12 months, the average macronutrient distributions for the HLF and HLC groups were 48% versus 30% for carbs, 21% versus 23% for protein, and 29% versus 45% for fat, respectively. (more...)
Has a bad Pa. flu season finally peaked? Has a bad Pa. flu season finally peaked?
- February 20, 2018

Twenty-eight flu-associated deaths were reported last week , bringing the total to 135 this season, including two pediatric cases. "This death is a somber reminder of the danger flu poses to our residents, especially those who are more vulnerable to develop serious flu complications", said Dr. (more...)
Mbaise Protest: Pope accepts Okpaleke's resignation, appoints Ugorji as replacement Mbaise Protest: Pope accepts Okpaleke's resignation, appoints Ugorji as replacement
- February 20, 2018

At the height of the problem in June 2017, Pope Francis demanded that all priests in the diocese write him a letter within 30 days pledging their obedience to and accepting Okpaleke as their bishop because he was appointed by a Pope. According to a statement issued by the Director of Social Communications, Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria, CSN, Rev. Fr. Chris N. Anyanwu, monitored in Owerri , the Bishop of Umuahia, Most Rev. (more...)
Cleaning products 'as harmful to lungs as smoking' Cleaning products 'as harmful to lungs as smoking'
- February 20, 2018

The scientists who carried out the study advised that such products should be avoided and can normally be replaced with simple microfibre cloths and water. While the results appear dramatic, the researchers speculated chemicals in cleaning products irritate the fragile mucous membranes lining the lungs, which over time leads to lasting damage and "remodelling" of the airways. (more...)
Measles cases soar across Europe, WHO urges greater immunization Measles cases soar across Europe, WHO urges greater immunization
- February 20, 2018

In 2017, 21,315 people caught the disease in the European region, resulting in 35 deaths. However, the figures for Ireland show a reverse trend - with more cases in 2016 than in 2017. "This short-term setback can not deter us from our commitment to be the generation that frees our children from these diseases once and for all". The process of verifying measles and rubella elimination by country, introduced in 2012, has moved the Region closer to its measles and rubella elimination goal. (more...)
Florida shooting puts gun-control pressure on Trump Florida shooting puts gun-control pressure on Trump
- February 20, 2018

Chris Murphy, D-Conn. The bill is still being amended, the White House cautioned. The bill, introduced after a mass shooting in Las Vegas last October - the deadliest by an individual in United States history - and days after a gunman killed more than two dozen people in a church in Texas, has stalled in Congress. (more...)
Dog food recall for multiple brands Dog food recall for multiple brands
- February 20, 2018

Several other food products like Kibbles "N Bits , Skippy and Ol" Roy will be pulled from the shelves. What it hasn't done is explain how the drugs wound up in the food in the first place. You can find a full list of the recalled dog foods here. "We always say here at Harrisonburg Animal Hospital, if you have enough concern to call the vet, it's probably a good idea to be seen by the vet, but you know, the main thing is the energy level of the pet", said Ward. (more...)
Infant twins found dead inside suitcase in Cross County Infant twins found dead inside suitcase in Cross County
- February 20, 2018

Many people said they never expected something like this would happen in the county. "I was shocked to find out because it's so close to where I live", Harris said. Santia Wallace, a resident in the area said that when she heard about the babies, she "was shaken up" and "in tears". If you know anything about the babies who were found or who might be responsible for this crime, you're being asked to call the Cross County Sheriff's Office or to message them on Facebook. (more...)
Farooq Sattar elected MQM-P chief Farooq Sattar elected MQM-P chief
- February 19, 2018

Farooq Sattar said he also had a "charge sheet" against the coordination committee members. Abdul Waseem, Khawaja Suhail Mansoor, Kamran Tessori, Ali Raza Abdi, Qamar Masoor, Sheikh Salahuddin and Suhail Mashadi were among those who were elected members of the Raabita Committee. (more...)
Scientists Just Made Sheep-Human Hybrids Scientists Just Made Sheep-Human Hybrids
- February 19, 2018

In a breakthrough, scientists from the United States and Japan have transferred human stem cells into sheep embryos, an advance that may pave the way for growing transplant organs inside animals. With that end goal in mind, scientists have created the first interspecies sheep-human chimera, introducing human stem cells into sheep embryos, resulting in a hybrid creature that's more than 99 percent sheep - but also a tiny, little bit like you and me. (more...)
Sigmar Gabriel tells Serbia it must accept Kosovo's independence to join EU Sigmar Gabriel tells Serbia it must accept Kosovo's independence to join EU
- February 18, 2018

The Ministry as the further honour to inform that the Cabinet of Barbados has granted approval for the official recognition of Kosovo as an independent state and for the establishment of relations between the two countries. Gabriel said he relayed the same message while meeting officials in Belgrade earlier on Wednesday. Serbia aims to join the European Union by 2025, a date set by Brussels as it looks to bring Western Balkan nations into its fold. (more...)
Stericycle Inc (SRCL) Shares Bought by IFP Advisors Inc
- February 18, 2018

It closed at $0.34 lastly. About 522,330 shares traded. It has underperformed by 52.75% the S&P500. Bright Rock Capital Management Llc decreased its stake in Stericycle Inc ( SRCL ) by 78.08% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)
Bangladesh win toss, elect to bowl first Bangladesh win toss, elect to bowl first
- February 18, 2018

Bangladesh stand-in skipper Mahmudullah and Sri Lanka stand-in skipper Dinesh Chandimal. Join us for the toss and teams in a bit. It was opener Kusal Mendis' 27-ball 53 that helped Sri Lanka chase down the target. Bangladesh: Mahmudullah (capt), Abu Hider Rony, Abu Jayed, Afif Hossain, Ariful Haque, Mehedi Hasan, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Mustafizur Rahman, Nazmul Islam , Rubel Hossain, Sabbir Rahman, Soumya Sarkar, Tamim Iqbal, Zakir Hasan. (more...)
Federal Bureau of Investigation says it didn't act on tip about Parkland shooter Federal Bureau of Investigation says it didn't act on tip about Parkland shooter
- February 18, 2018

Broward Health North in Pompano Beach has one patient in critical condition and two patients in fair condition, and Broward Health Medical Center in Fort Lauderdale has three patients in fair condition, spokeswoman Jennifer Smith said. "No other information was included with that comment", Lasky said. Florida Republican Gov. Rick Scott told reporters that the chief focus among officials is having "a real conversation" about both school safety and mental illness in the community. (more...)
PM Modi inaugurates BJP's new headquarters at Deen Dayal Upadhyay Marg PM Modi inaugurates BJP's new headquarters at Deen Dayal Upadhyay Marg
- February 18, 2018

The foundation stone of the headquarters was laid in August 2016 and it took 18 months to complete the construction. World's largest party, if we believe the numbers claimed by the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP), has finally got a new luxurious headquarters in the national capital, Delhi. (more...)
EOG Resources (EOG) PT Set at $136.00 by Stifel Nicolaus EOG Resources (EOG) PT Set at $136.00 by Stifel Nicolaus
- February 18, 2018

It has outperformed by 0.45% the S&P500. Oppenheimer & Co. Inc.'s holdings in EOG Resources were worth $15,085,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Lazard Asset Management LLC now owns 2,921,180 shares of the energy exploration company's stock worth $315,223,000 after buying an additional 422,672 shares during the period. (more...)
Global Security Monitoring System Market Attractiveness, Competitive Landscape and Key Players
- February 18, 2018

The remote sensing techniques (airborna, land based and satellite) provide mappable data. The engine management system is basically an Electronic control unit with sensors, sensors are used to send the information about intake air temperature, coolant temperature, throttle position, engine speed to electronic control unit. (more...)
Trump Sources Facebook Ad Exec As Proof Russia Didn't Meddle In Election Trump Sources Facebook Ad Exec As Proof Russia Didn't Meddle In Election
- February 18, 2018

Lavrov said at a major security conference in Germany he would not comment further until he saw "facts". Additionally, Perez points to Trump's failure to act on the information presented by Mueller, referencing Trump's attempts to diminish and discredit the Mueller investigation and his failure to direct intelligence officials to take action to prevent future attacks . (more...)
Michy Batshuayi delighted to have put frustrations at Chelsea behind him Michy Batshuayi delighted to have put frustrations at Chelsea behind him
- February 18, 2018

It must be a touch frustrating for Antonio Conte to see what Michy Batshuayi has been doing in a Borussia Dortmund shirt. Dortmund are ready to make an offer for Batshuayi who has impressed since joining from Chelsea on loan on deadline day scoring five goals in three games. (more...)