Medicine


Moderate fat consumption may lower risk of death, global study finds Moderate fat consumption may lower risk of death, global study finds
- August 29, 2017

The Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiology ( PURE) study was led by researchers at the Population Health Research Institute (PHRI) at McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences in Hamilton, Ont. The consumption of these are now much lower in North America and Europe (31 percent and 11 percent respectively). "Our study found the lowest risk of death in those who consumed three to four servings or the equivalent to 375 to 500 grams of fruits, vegetables and legumes per day, with ... (more...)
Women dressed as nuns fail in bank robbery attempt Women dressed as nuns fail in bank robbery attempt
- August 29, 2017

Monday. "Something spooked the women" and they left without taking any money, a Pocono Township police detective told WFMZ . The women, dressed in habits, carried handbags and one wore a pair of sunglasses. One of the women stood at the door while the other approached the counter with a gun, Fox 29 reports . Authorities warned that the women are armed and risky. (more...)
Hurricane Harvey delivers a message to Houston Hurricane Harvey delivers a message to Houston
- August 29, 2017

Greg Abbott (R) on Monday activated the state's entire National Guard in response to Hurricane Harvey , pushing the total deployment to 12,000. In fact, it has been such a landmark event - with more than 3 feet of rain having already hit some regions - the National Weather Service has even had to revise its traditional methods of representing storms "in order to effectively map it". (more...)
Corporations Pledge Millions Toward Relief Efforts For Tropical Storm Harvey Corporations Pledge Millions Toward Relief Efforts For Tropical Storm Harvey
- August 29, 2017

Mr Edwards said life-saving efforts such as search and rescue and shelters are needed, especially in south-west Louisiana where forecasters say 10 to 20ins (25 to 51 cms) of rain could fall. Eighteen of Texas's 254 counties have qualified for federal help due to the disaster, triggering aid from Washington's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). (more...)
Amazon Echo gets major audio upgrade - 'Alexa, play music everywhere' Amazon Echo gets major audio upgrade - 'Alexa, play music everywhere'
- August 29, 2017

Amazon has already allowed for third-party companies to make speakers that use Alexa, and it's even opened up its hardware build for the Echo speakers, allowing for other manufacturers to make speakers with the same microphone array. The feature, at launch, works across some - but not all - of the music services supported by Echo. That could potentially impact demand for Apple's device. (more...)
Family of 6 drowns in van during attempt to flee Harvey floods Family of 6 drowns in van during attempt to flee Harvey floods
- August 29, 2017

Hiser-Jackson has been in touch with her family in Houston, she said, who told her that one of the elderly couple's sons was on his way to meet them and take them to his house when they were swept away. "They haven't located the bodies, but from what my aunt has said, the auto is still in the water". Virginia Saldivar said her brother-in-law could only watch as the van disappeared under water. (more...)
Police, Senator Misau Disagree Over Desertion Allegation Police, Senator Misau Disagree Over Desertion Allegation
- August 29, 2017

The Force Spokesman also averred that the resignation letter being displayed by Senator Misau was forged and should be investigated. He also accused the Police Service Commission, PSC, of encouraging corruption in the Police Force and vowed never to honour his invitation by the Police. (more...)
MSC Industrial Direct Co Inc (NYSE:MSM) Institutional Investors Quarterly Sentiment
- August 29, 2017

Estee Lauder Companies Inc (NYSE:EL) has risen 1.49% since August 26, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.50% the S&P500. Currently, the 14-day ADX for MSC Industrial Direct Co Inc (MSM) is 52.58. Investors sentiment increased to 0.93 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.12, from 0.81 in 2016Q3. It increased, as 35 investors sold MSC Industrial Direct Co Inc shares while 105 reduced holdings. (more...)
Newcastle United flop Siem De Jong agrees three-year deal with Ajax Newcastle United flop Siem De Jong agrees three-year deal with Ajax
- August 29, 2017

It's worth pointing out De Telegraaf is increasingly a pro-Ajax newspaper, and these leaks about De Jong's transfer fee could possibly be seen as PR by the Dutch side, to show they've got the best deal possible for the midfielder. And more players are set to leave - either on loans or permanent deals - between now and Thursday night's transfer deadline. Benitez - whose side beat West Ham United 3-0 on Saturday - is also keen to recruit an experienced goalkeeper and another striker to add ... (more...)
AIIMS Doctors Conducting Historic Operation to Separate Head of Two Conjoined Twins AIIMS Doctors Conducting Historic Operation to Separate Head of Two Conjoined Twins
- August 29, 2017

However, the outcome of the surgery would depend on multiple factors, they have said.They were admitted in AIIMS on July 14. A 30-member team of medical professional of AIIMS, which did pre-surgery assessment of the twins, was convinced that the surgery is doable and the brothers have "good" chances of survival, sources said. (more...)
Obaze wins PDP's gov primary in Anambra, Uba kicks Obaze wins PDP's gov primary in Anambra, Uba kicks
- August 29, 2017

He said: "By the powers conferred on me, I hereby declare Oseloka Obaze , having scored the highest vote as the candidate of the PDP for the Anambra governorship election". He will contest against the likes of Incumbent governor, Willie Obiano (APGA) and Tony Nwoye (APC). And these loyalists look towards the party and when you deny their participation, you deny them that incentive they get from being the torchbearers of the party. (more...)
Obaze wins PDP's gov primary in Anambra, Uba kicks Obaze wins PDP's gov primary in Anambra, Uba kicks
- August 29, 2017

He said: "By the powers conferred on me, I hereby declare Oseloka Obaze , having scored the highest vote as the candidate of the PDP for the Anambra governorship election". He will contest against the likes of Incumbent governor, Willie Obiano (APGA) and Tony Nwoye (APC). And these loyalists look towards the party and when you deny their participation, you deny them that incentive they get from being the torchbearers of the party. (more...)
US Marshals seize 'unapproved' cancer treatment US Marshals seize 'unapproved' cancer treatment
- August 29, 2017

The FDA is taking aim at stem cell clinics using unproven and potentially hazardous treatments. One of its actions included the seizure of smallpox vaccines obtained by a stem cell treatment company as part of an untested cancer therapy. (more...)
Destiny 2 - PC Graphics Options Destiny 2 - PC Graphics Options
- August 29, 2017

First of all, it has been confirmed that the preload of the beta client is available for all those who have pre-ordered the game. Bungie has released the control scheme for you to memorize and it's fairly simple so you shouldn't have too much trouble remembering it. (more...)
A Pack Of Cigarettes Now Costs $13 In NYC A Pack Of Cigarettes Now Costs $13 In NYC
- August 29, 2017

The mayor said the city wants to assist in gratitude for all those who helped NY cope after Superstorm Sandy struck in 2012. "We continue this fight against "Big Tobacco" because we're losing thousands of people that we don't need to lose getting hooked on a very risky product", de Blasio said before signing the legislation at a public hospital in Brooklyn. (more...)
Court orders final forfeiture of Diezani's N7.6bn loot Court orders final forfeiture of Diezani's N7.6bn loot
- August 29, 2017

The agency said the monies were held and laundered through Gbenga Olu Komolafe, former Group Managing Director, Crude Oil Marketing Division of NNPC; Prince Haruna Momoh, former Group Managing Director, Petroleum Products Management Company (PPMC) and Umar Farouk Ahmed, Group Managing Director of Nigerian Products Marketing Company (NPMC) on behalf of Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke. (more...)
Aetna Letters Publicly Revealed Patients' HIV Status Aetna Letters Publicly Revealed Patients' HIV Status
- August 29, 2017

Sally Friedman, who is a Legal Director at Legal Action Center, said that people were devastated after receiving this letter, since majority chosen not to disclose their HIV status to friends and family members and this is how their close ones found out. (more...)
BJP MLA Kirti Kumari from Rajasthan's Mandalgarh dies of swine flu BJP MLA Kirti Kumari from Rajasthan's Mandalgarh dies of swine flu
- August 29, 2017

Superintendent of SMS hospital, Dr Man Prakash, said that Kirti Kumari died due to H1N1. "Her condition had worsened". A team of at least 12 doctors was working round the clock looking after the MLA, her staff said. She was undergoing treatment at Jaipur's Fortis Hospital and breathed her last around 7 AM. In Rajasthan, Swine flu has claimed seven lives this year and according to experts, it has spread due to favourable climatic conditions. (more...)
Don't take us for a ride: HC slams Maharashtra Don't take us for a ride: HC slams Maharashtra
- August 29, 2017

The state government's move to accuse Justice Abhay Oka of Bombay high court of "harbouring serious bias" boomeranged on it while compelling it to withdraw the allegation, tender unconditional apology to the senior judge and also see the bench headed by him return to hear the group of petitions on noise pollution. (more...)
Goa: Vishwajit Rane leading in Valpoi by-election Goa: Vishwajit Rane leading in Valpoi by-election
- August 29, 2017

Goa Forward Party (GFP) and Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) have three each seats, NCP one, while three are independent. Expected as it was, the BJP won both the seats. The voting was conducted on August 23. The bypoll in Panaji was necessitated by BJP MLA Sidarth Kuncolienkar's resignation to enable Parrikar contest and become an MLA within six months of taking over as Chief Minister. (more...)