Medicine


Peanut Allergy Drug Offers Hope For Children Allergic To Nuts Peanut Allergy Drug Offers Hope For Children Allergic To Nuts
- February 21, 2018

A phase 3 clinical trial by pharmaceutical company Aimmune Therapeutics shows that gradual and methodical exposure to purified peanut protein can train the body to drastically tone down the reaction. Currently, patients who received AR101 continue to take pills of varying doses so that their immune systems remain acclimated, and those who were given placebo have been allowed to take the actual drug. (more...)
Kentucky overcomes sluggish start to win second-straight game at Arkansas Kentucky overcomes sluggish start to win second-straight game at Arkansas
- February 21, 2018

Missouri. Kentucky started like it had stood out in the near-freezing rain with the zealous fans waiting on the doors to finally open at 6:30 p.m. Kevin Knox has 11. Prior to the Alabama game, United Kingdom hadn't accomplished that feat since November 26 vs. UIC. After falling behind by double digits in less than three minutes, Kentucky fought back to a 20-20 tie approaching the midpoint of the first half. (more...)
Life support for toddler Alfie Evans can stop, judge rules Life support for toddler Alfie Evans can stop, judge rules
- February 21, 2018

The parents of the 20-month old, who has an undiagnosed illness, have been fighting a legal battle to be allowed to take their son for treatment at the Vatican-owned Bambino Gesù children's hospital in Rome. "What Alfie needs now is good quality palliative care which will keep him as comfortable as possible while sustaining his life". Outside Alder Hey Hospital yesterday, about 30 "Alfie's Army" supporters wept and exchanged hugs. (more...)
Walking the dog may help older adults live longer, suggests study Walking the dog may help older adults live longer, suggests study
- February 21, 2018

Jefferis , BA, MSc, PhD, FHEA, of the department of primary care and population health at University College in London and colleagues wrote. While old age certainly makes the body physically slower, indulging in light exercises will go a long way and can help the elderly live longer, a new study has suggested. (more...)
Ex-Bigg Boss contestant Gaurav Chopra ties the knot with Hitisha Cheranda Ex-Bigg Boss contestant Gaurav Chopra ties the knot with Hitisha Cheranda
- February 21, 2018

While Bollywood celebs have been these days getting hitched in a hush-hush manner, now TV celebs are having a private affair as far as their marriage is considered. However, he parted ways with her after some alleged differences over Narayani . He gained recognition for his roles like Raghuvendra Pratap Rathore, Abhay Singh Ranawat and Samay. (more...)
Nikolas Cruz reportedly set for inheritance windfall Nikolas Cruz reportedly set for inheritance windfall
- February 21, 2018

I'm not afraid of guns; I have a tremendous amount of respect for them. James said their own son was at the school when a S.W.A.T. officer called James, trying to locate Cruz. Cruz also displayed freaky behavior online, including threatening posts on YouTube and Instagram and reportedly cut himself on a Snapchat posts. Cruz, a hunter, also had knives, BB guns, and pellet guns. (more...)
Florida school shooting survivor Emma Gonzalez slams politicians, NRA in emotional speech Florida school shooting survivor Emma Gonzalez slams politicians, NRA in emotional speech
- February 21, 2018

The FBI received a tip last month that the suspect in the Florida school shooting had a "desire to kill" and access to guns and could be plotting an attack, but agents failed to investigate, the agency said Friday. "There is only one question: 'Should this young man live or die by execution?'" Finkelstein told the Sun Sentinel. "We must do more to protect our children". (more...)
Heavy drinkers 'much more at risk of early onset dementia' Heavy drinkers 'much more at risk of early onset dementia'
- February 21, 2018

They urged Global Positioning System to closely question all patients about their drinking habits, and do more to persuade those drinking above recommended levels to cut down. The World Health Organisation defines chronic heavy drinking as consuming more than 60 grams of pure alcohol per day for men and 40 grams for women. (more...)
P intra-party polls are illegal: Bahadurabad group
- February 21, 2018

Only the names of Sattar-led PIB Colony group were mentioned on the ballot papers and none of the leaders from the rebellious Bahadurbad camp was there as a candidate. Amin added that the Rabita Committee can remove whoever it wants with a two-third majority and they have submitted a copy of the party's decision to the ECP. (more...)
Cancer signs 'mistaken for dietary issue' Cancer signs 'mistaken for dietary issue'
- February 21, 2018

While bloating may be one of the more common (and ignored) symptoms of ovarian cancer, there are other factors that may suggest that something is not quite right. Target Ovarian Cancer advises that if you are suffering any of the above symptoms more than 12 times a month, your GP should do a blood test which measures the level of a protein called CA125 in your sample. (more...)
Congress leader splashes fuel in corporation office, threatens to set it ablaze Congress leader splashes fuel in corporation office, threatens to set it ablaze
- February 21, 2018

Dressed in proper white, the Congress leader splashed the liquid from a bottle all over the room. In the video, he was seen splashing petrol all across the office of the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP). Rayappa said he can not issue the Khata as the matter was before the court. "The leader is close to lawmaker Byrathi Basavaraj , who is a close aide of Siddaramaiah", BJP spokesperson Suresh Kumar said. (more...)
(UNP) Stake Lessened by Texas Permanent School Fund
- February 21, 2018

About 690,018 shares traded. Agrium Inc. (NYSE:AGU) has risen 5.50% since February 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 14.75% the S&P500. 1,639 are owned by Srb. Bain Cap Pub Equity Ltd Co has 244,045 shares for 1.43% of their portfolio. Vident Invest Advisory Lc holds 2,500 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. (more...)
Head bowed, Florida shooting suspect returns to court for hearing Head bowed, Florida shooting suspect returns to court for hearing
- February 21, 2018

Jaclyn Corin, a 17-year-old junior at the school in Parkland near Fort Lauderdale, said on Twitter that she had secured a meeting with Florida's Republican Governor, Rick Scott, on the issue. This protest is part of a student-led movement to push lawmakers to enact gun control. Parkland school shooter Nikolas Cruz sat with his head bowed, barely acknowledging his attorneys, during a brief hearing Monday in a heavily guarded Fort Lauderdale courtroom. (more...)
Virat Kohli on the Verge of Breaking Bradman & Richards' Record Virat Kohli on the Verge of Breaking Bradman & Richards' Record
- February 21, 2018

The Indian skipper now has over 900 points in Tests as well as ODIs to stand atop the rankings in both formats of the game. Kohli scored 286 runs in the three-match Test series with a hundred and a fifty, 558 runs in the 6 ODI innings with 3 hundred's and a fifty and 26 runs in the first T20I at the Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg on Sunday. (more...)
PNB Fraud: IT department raids 20 premises linked to Choksi, Gitanjali group PNB Fraud: IT department raids 20 premises linked to Choksi, Gitanjali group
- February 21, 2018

Karkare has resigned from the post of the CFO effective from February 15. "As regards Gitanjali Gems , the Bank has a small, two digit exposure, not linked to any LOUs", the bank said in a regulatory filing. The Gitanjali Gems stock sank nearly 10 per cent to close at Rs 33.80. The hearing of a case of cheating against jeweller Mehul Choksi, uncle of Nirav Modi who has fled the country after duping Punjab National bank for over Rs 11,700 crores, started at the Delhi High Court on Tuesday ... (more...)
Rohingya repatriation talks on no man's land Rohingya repatriation talks on no man's land
- February 21, 2018

Almost 700,000 Rohingya have fled Myanmar's Rakhine State and crossed into Bangladesh since August, when attacks on security posts by insurgents triggered a military crackdown that the United Nations has said amounts to ethnic cleansing, with reports of arson attacks, murder and rape. (more...)
Killed, 50 Injured As Suspected Boko Haram Terrorists Attack Yobe Community Killed, 50 Injured As Suspected Boko Haram Terrorists Attack Yobe Community
- February 21, 2018

Local residents allege that Boko Haram militants had planned to kidnap the schoolgirls. "In many striking ways, Boko Haram's raids for "wives" parallel the slave raids of a century ago", because they target young women, particularly in semi-lawless border regions. (more...)
Woman claims she was kicked off flight for menstrual cramps Woman claims she was kicked off flight for menstrual cramps
- February 21, 2018

Aviation rules say airlines are allowed to refuse to carry passengers with serious conditions at risk of worsening or having serious consequences during the flight. "It's embarrassing to have to explain about period pains when it's being overheard". "They didn't have anyone look her over". Moran said the crew contacted a US-based medical team before telling the couple to get off the plane. (more...)
Herbal drug Kratom linked to multi-state salmonella outbreak — CDC Herbal drug Kratom linked to multi-state salmonella outbreak — CDC
- February 21, 2018

Native to Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Papua New Guinea, kratom, or Mitragyna speciosa , is a plant that is typically crushed and made into a tea as a means to treat pain; it can also be chewed, smoked, or ingested in capsules. An estimated 1.4 million cases occur in the United States each year, according to the CDC. The outbreak has sickened 28 people in 20 states, leading to 11 hospitalizations, according to the CDC. (more...)
United States showing well at 2018 Winter Olympics United States showing well at 2018 Winter Olympics
- February 21, 2018

But the judges dished out two yellow cards, demoting her to last of the four racers, with Pole Magdalena Warakomska inheriting her second place and with it qualification to the quarter-finals. Discipline and special teams will be pivotal as the US power play is operating at 25 per cent and Canada's just above 18 in the tournament. "I think we left the locker room feeling pretty good about it", said forward Monique Lamoureux-Morando, another American trying to add gold to her collection of ... (more...)