Medicine


Neymar undergoes successful foot operation
- March 07, 2018

The Brazilian checked into the Mater Dei hospital in Belo Horizonte on Saturday for surgery and has now left to begin his rehabilitation, which will be overseen by Brazil and PSG physiotherapist Rafael Martini , who has been working with Neymar since he started his career at Santos. (more...)
Kirk Cousins reportedly has not ruled out any teams Kirk Cousins reportedly has not ruled out any teams
- March 07, 2018

As Hall alluded to, nobody should blame Cousins for wanting to get paid. When the league year opens in mid-March, Cousins will be the top free agent available and find no shortage of suitors for his services. And, boy is Cousins attracting a lot of responses. He earned a combined $43,896,600 in the last two seasons. There was a thought the team could place the franchise tag on Cousins again even after agreeing to trade for Smith and attempt to then trade Cousins. (more...)
Lassa fever: Nigeria's death toll rises to 110 Lassa fever: Nigeria's death toll rises to 110
- March 07, 2018

The NCDC also noted that since the onset of the 2018 outbreak, there have been 110 deaths: 78 in positive-confirmed cases, eight in probable cases and 24 in negative cases with Case Fatality Rate in confirmed and probable cases at 23.8 per cent. (more...)
Opioids Show No Benefit, More Risks for Long-term Chronic Pain Opioids Show No Benefit, More Risks for Long-term Chronic Pain
- March 07, 2018

The study's headline finding remains the same as when Dr. Erin Krebs presented it last spring at the Minneapolis VA Medical Center: Setting aside their potential side effects and risks, opioid painkillers are no more effective than safer alternatives in long-term treatment of patients with chronic pain in their backs, hips or knees. (more...)
(STWD) Shares Sold by Kings Point Capital Management
- March 07, 2018

About 8.02 million shares traded. Parsley Energy, Inc. (NYSE:PE) has risen 26.09% since March 6, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 11.80% the S&P500. FBR Capital maintained it with "Outperform" rating and $54 target in Wednesday, October 21 report. As per Thursday, January 25, the company rating was maintained by FBR Capital. (more...)
Flu death toll in DE increases to 28, ties record high Flu death toll in DE increases to 28, ties record high
- March 07, 2018

On Monday, the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) announced the latest deaths, which now brings the overall total flu-related fatalities to 28, tying the highest death total recorded from the 2014-2015 season. She tells WDET's Laura Weber-Davis she is cautiously optimistic the worse of this particularly risky strain of the flu could be behind us, now that the weather is beginning to warm up and people are spending less time cooped up in offices and close quarters. (more...)
FDA clears 23AndMe's DTC breast cancer test - but 'buyer beware' FDA clears 23AndMe's DTC breast cancer test - but 'buyer beware'
- March 07, 2018

According to a press release from the FDA, this is the first direct-to-consumer (DTC) test to report on 3 specific BRCA1/BRCA2 breast cancer gene mutations that are most common in people of Ashkenazi (Eastern European) Jewish descent. After reviewing data for the test, the FDA determined that it is accurate and can provide reproducible results. The FDA also cautioned against using the results to make treatment decisions, such as anti-hormone therapies or the surgical removal of the breast ... (more...)
After SC stay, sealing drive to now resume in Delhi After SC stay, sealing drive to now resume in Delhi
- March 07, 2018

However, senior municipal officials claimed that the amendments were made by DDA and the corporations were not associated with the exercise. The Delhi Development Authority has proposed changes to the plan that would protect traders from a Supreme Court-monitored sealing drive. (more...)
Father chops off son's hand for watching porn on smartphone Father chops off son's hand for watching porn on smartphone
- March 07, 2018

Khaled Qureshi (19), worked as a cable operator and had recently purchased a smartphone on which he watched movies continuously. When the young man returned on Monday, the father and son argued again about the pornography before Qayyum picked up a butcher's knife in a rage and hacked at his son's right hand, the Hindustan Times reports. (more...)
Child marriages decline in India Child marriages decline in India
- March 07, 2018

Her odds of finishing school decrease while her odds of being abused by her husband and suffering complications during pregnancy increase. More educational opportunities for young girls, government investments in teenage girls and strong support about the illegality of child marriage saw 25 million fewer child marriages in the last decade. (more...)
CDC data shows rapid increase in ER visits for opioid overdoses CDC data shows rapid increase in ER visits for opioid overdoses
- March 06, 2018

Every state in the Midwest region experienced large increases: Wisconsin (109 percent), IL (66 percent), in (35 percent), OH (28 percent) and Missouri (21 percent). The report found that the rate of ER visits for opioid overdoses increased in every region of the country, including 70 percent in the Midwest, 40 percent in the West, 21 percent in the Northeast, 20 percent in the Southwest and 14 percent in the Southeast. (more...)
PSG sporting director reveals disagreements over Neymar surgery PSG sporting director reveals disagreements over Neymar surgery
- March 06, 2018

The world's most expensive player fractured his fifth metatarsal during last weekend's 3-0 win over Marseille before travelling back to Belo Horizonte for an operation. PSG coach Unai Emery says the club are working hand in hand with Brazil to ensure Neymar has every opportunity to recover as quickly as possible from the operation and prepare properly for the tournament in Russian Federation. (more...)
Nikki Haley accuses United Nations of 'bullying' Israel at AIPAC Nikki Haley accuses United Nations of 'bullying' Israel at AIPAC
- March 06, 2018

In her remarks , Haley said Trump administration's insistence on fair treatment for Israel at the United Nations is "actually a demand for peace". Stopping aid while terrorists' families get paychecks would "force the world to confront the dark truth that the Palestinian Authority every day actively aids and abets terrorism". (more...)
National Football League salary cap for 2018 set at $177.2 million, report says National Football League salary cap for 2018 set at $177.2 million, report says
- March 06, 2018

The NFL's salary cap for 2018, which is based on calculations used from the league's revenue, has been set at $177.5 million per team, according to multiple reports. The NFL finally released an official salary cap figure on Monday, and to the surprise of the experts, the number came in even lower than league sources had recently projected . (more...)
Dalai Lama event in Delhi cancelled, another shifted to Dharamsala Dalai Lama event in Delhi cancelled, another shifted to Dharamsala
- March 06, 2018

The two major events were a prayer meeting which was to be held on 31st of March and the Thank You India event in Thyagaraj stadium on April 1. "Whether there has a communication from the government of India, we dont know". The MEA and the government have declined to comment on the note, which was reportedly sent at the insistence of Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale. To seek China's cooperation, the Modi government has extended an olive branch to China on its soft underbelly, the Dalai Lama, ... (more...)
E-cigarettes Smokers are Exposed to Cancer-Causing Chemicals E-cigarettes Smokers are Exposed to Cancer-Causing Chemicals
- March 06, 2018

Test analysing the teens' pee and spit samples revealed traces of several chemicals linked to cancer, including acrylamide - found in chips and burned toast a year ago. "While they may be beneficial to adults as a form of harm reduction, kids should not be using them at all". On the other hand, Rubinstein believes that the toxins present in e-cigarettes are given by the glycerin and propylene glycol additives that give the specific flavors of each brand in part. (more...)
Put Britain on a diet, health chiefs urge food companies Put Britain on a diet, health chiefs urge food companies
- March 06, 2018

Categories of food covered by the programme include pizzas, ready meals, ready-made sandwiches, meat products and savoury snacks. PHE is also launching a campaign to encourage people to control calories, proposing a "rule for thumb" of 400 calories for breakfast and 600 each for lunch and dinner. (more...)
Skiers use bare hands to dig man out of avalanche Skiers use bare hands to dig man out of avalanche
- March 06, 2018

In the past seven days during the recent winter weather blast the resort has received nearly five feet of snow, and officials say avalanche danger was at a high rating Friday. Evan Huck says he survived because people around him were able to help free him. "When he got uncovered, a ski patroller said, 'You were under for six minutes'". (more...)
Buhari To Visit Benue, Yobe, Zamfara, Rivers States Buhari To Visit Benue, Yobe, Zamfara, Rivers States
- March 06, 2018

The President's Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina , made this known in a statement in Abuja on Sunday. "To further demonstrate his lack of compassion for Nigerians, while the entire nation, especially parents of the 110 abducted school girls in Dapchi , Yobe State are still in anguish, President Buhari went to Kano last Saturday to attend a social function, thus sparking negative reactions from Nigerians". (more...)
Police still following leads in 'unusual' disappearance of CDC employee Police still following leads in 'unusual' disappearance of CDC employee
- March 06, 2018

Cunningham is a commander at the CDC and was once named to the Atlanta Business Chronicle's 40 under 40 . He even earned a spot a year ago in the Atlanta Business Chronicle's 40 Under 40 list, a who's-who of the city's residents. After gaining entry to Cunningham's home, his parents found his auto, phone, wallet were located at the house; the two immediately contacted the police, ABC affiliate WSB in Atlanta reported. (more...)