Medicine


Zuckerberg outlines steps to protect user data Zuckerberg outlines steps to protect user data
- March 24, 2018

India had on Wednesday warned Facebook of "stringent" action for any attempt to influence polls by allowing data theft and even threatened to summon Zuckerberg if needed. " I deeply regret that we didn't do enough to deal with it", Sandberg wrote . She reiterated steps outlined by Zuckerberg and referred readers to his post . (more...)
Rob Gronkowski Arrest Made In Home Burglary Rob Gronkowski Arrest Made In Home Burglary
- March 24, 2018

Almeida was arraigned on Friday afternoon at Wrentham District Court on charges that include breaking and entering, malicious destruction of stolen property and two counts of receiving stolen property. Eric Tyrrell, 24, of Foxboro, is wanted on two counts of receiving stolen property greater than $250. The items that have been recovered include an Apple Watch, a Rolex Watch and two rare coins from the 1800's. (more...)
New Alzheimer's stats reveal rising number of cases — Focus at Four New Alzheimer's stats reveal rising number of cases — Focus at Four
- March 24, 2018

The Alzheimer's Association just released their 2018 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures Report. In Connecticut, the Medicaid costs to care for people with Alzheimer's are expected to amount to $926 million in 2018. The Alzheimer's Foundation of America, based in NY, is a non-profit organization that unites more than 2,600 member organizations nationwide with the goal of ensuring optimal care, and providing the necessary support services, as well as guidance on resources to those living ... (more...)
Grilling, well-done meats raises risk of high blood pressure Grilling, well-done meats raises risk of high blood pressure
- March 24, 2018

Researchers studied over 100,000 adults in the United States, and found that the odds of high blood pressure were a bit higher among people who like their meat broiled, grilled or roasted, compared to those who cooked with more temperate methods , UPI reports . (more...)
Republican Rick Saccone concedes 8 days after Pennsylvania special election Republican Rick Saccone concedes 8 days after Pennsylvania special election
- March 24, 2018

Underscoring Lamb's status as the underdog in the race, President Trump won the 18th district by 20 points in 2016 while Murphy was re-elected to an eighth term without facing a Democratic opponent. Allegheny County had expected to hear ballot challenges on Friday and certify results next week. The state Republican Party has sent letters to the Pennsylvania Secretary of State and the Department of Justice asking them to look into alleged irregularities. (more...)
Monty Python is Coming to Netflix Next Month Monty Python is Coming to Netflix Next Month
- March 24, 2018

The 13-part series, set in the San Francisco area, focuses on 17-year-old Hannah Baker, a high school student who takes her own life and leaves behind audio recordings for 13 people whom she blamed for playing a part in her decision to kill herself. (more...)
Back pain being mismanaged globally
- March 23, 2018

Current treatments including opioids , injections and surgery to treat lower back pain - the leading cause of disability globally - are useless, unnecessary and harmful, finds a series of studies in The Lancet . The paper states that Australia spends $4.8 billion annually on low back pain management and it reduces the Australia's GDP by $3.2 billion a year. A 2016 study published in JAMA Internal Medicine found in a review of 20 clinical studies involving almost 8,000 patients that ... (more...)
8 new flu deaths reported in NC, totaling 328 for season 8 new flu deaths reported in NC, totaling 328 for season
- March 23, 2018

This flu season has been worse than others because the virulent H3N2 strain has been the predominant strain this year. In November, before the flu season escalated, MedStar saw an average of 1.8 cases a day. The most recent deaths brought the total number for the season so far to 328. "Influenza seasons are unpredictable and can begin early, so don't be caught unprotected". (more...)
Senate rejects bid to end US involvement in Yemen Senate rejects bid to end US involvement in Yemen
- March 23, 2018

The measure, brought forth by Sens. The resolution says the USA president can approve engagement in combat overseas "only pursuant to (1) a declaration of war, (2) specific statutory authorization, or (3) a national emergency created by attack upon the United States, its territories or possessions, or its armed forces". (more...)
Altria Group, Inc. (MO) closed the last trading session at $61.52
- March 22, 2018

The stock traded within a range of $61.46 and $62.78. About 200,138 shares traded. Churchill Downs Incorporated (CHDN) has risen 34.01% since March 21, 2017 and is uptrending. Cypress Capital Management Llc Wy, which manages about $92.50 million and $84.53M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Comcast Corp New (NASDAQ:CMCSA) by 7,925 shares to 18,075 shares, valued at $696,000 in 2017Q3, according to the filing. (more...)
NHS pay deal to be offered without holiday loss NHS pay deal to be offered without holiday loss
- March 22, 2018

NHS staff are finally set to get a pay rise, marking the end of a seven-year wage cap. The government's insistence that staff give up a day's holiday in return for more cash had threatened to scupper the prospects of an agreement. It would see a 3% boost in the first year, followed by a 2% increase and then 1%, in a deal said to be worth more than £4bn. Those on the lowest pay scales will immediately get an extra £2,000 a year. (more...)
Doctors not reporting TB cases may face jail Doctors not reporting TB cases may face jail
- March 22, 2018

In a notification on Tuesday, the Union Health Ministry said failure by clinical establishments to notify a tuberculosis patient to the nodal officer and local public health staff can be punished with a jail term of six months to two years under the provisions of Sections 269 (negligent act likely to spread infection of disease unsafe to life) and 270 (malignant act likely to spread infection of disease risky to life) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC). (more...)
PNB Scam: My Passport Remains Suspended, Mehul Choksi Tells CBI PNB Scam: My Passport Remains Suspended, Mehul Choksi Tells CBI
- March 22, 2018

Investment bank Goldman Sachs downgraded its forecast for India's economy on Tuesday in the wake of the Rs13,000 crore (more than $2 billion) fraud at Punjab National Bank, warning it could spark tighter regulation of the banking sector, which would constrain credit growth. (more...)
White Mountains Insurance Group (NYSE:WTM) Receiving Positive Press Coverage, Analysis Shows
- March 22, 2018

The stock decreased 2.66% or $0.84 during the last trading session, reaching $30.7. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 20,790 shares in the company, valued at $17,592,705.90. (NYSE:JPM) for 7.68M shares. Therefore 55% are positive. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank on Wednesday, August 12 with "Buy". ( NYSE:V ), 34 have Buy rating , 0 Sell and 8 Hold. (more...)
Xabi Alonso facing 5 years in jail for tax fraud Xabi Alonso facing 5 years in jail for tax fraud
- March 22, 2018

The income relates to the period from 2010 to 2012, when the former Spanish global was playing for Real Madrid . Spanish football star is facing a five-year prison sentence for alleged tax fraud. The payments are in relation to image rights and marks the latest installment in a prolonged case against the former footballer which originally begun past year. (more...)
Wait and see - Root refuses to confirm new-ball role for Broad Wait and see - Root refuses to confirm new-ball role for Broad
- March 22, 2018

The big talking point is the return to Test cricket of Ben Stokes, the charismatic allrounder who was benched for the Ashes for his role in a fracas outside a Bristol nightclub in September. Even though he is not guaranteed to get the first crack at New Zealand's batsmen, Broad has impressed Root with his efforts on tour so far. The 26-year-old missed the Ashes series in Australia and returned to action last month in the five-match ODIs against New Zealand , which England won 3-2. (more...)
'Baahubali 2: The Conclusion' cleared for release in China 'Baahubali 2: The Conclusion' cleared for release in China
- March 21, 2018

The release date of the film is yet to be finalised and the global sales are handled by an offshoot of Arka Mediaworks headed by producer Shobu Yarlagadda. Another Aamir Khan film, "Secret Superstar", released in January this year, earned $118 million. The Salman Khan starrer has so far collected more than Rs. (more...)
Class 9 student hangs herself, family alleges sexually harassment by teachers Class 9 student hangs herself, family alleges sexually harassment by teachers
- March 21, 2018

According to the initial reports, Ishika was alone at her Noida residence on Tuesday when her parents went out. The parents claimed that she had even stopped going to the school for this reason. She was reportedly an exceptional dancer. "Cause of death can be known after postmortem". Also, the reports are coming that the two teachers and the principal of the school have been booked by police after a complaint by the girl's family. (more...)
Alzheimer's costs expected to increase by $20 billion this year Alzheimer's costs expected to increase by $20 billion this year
- March 21, 2018

By 2050, that will occur every 33 seconds, the experts said. Between 2000 and 2015, Alzheimer's disease related deaths have increased by 123 percent. In 2017, 16 million Americans provided an estimated 18.4 billion hours of unpaid care in the form of physical, emotional and financial support - a contribution to the nation valued at $232.1 billion. (more...)
Celtics' Kyrie Irving Getting Second Opinion On Knee Celtics' Kyrie Irving Getting Second Opinion On Knee
- March 21, 2018

As ESPN points out, this was the Celtics' fourth go-ahead field goal in the final five seconds of a game this season, tied with the Thunder for most in the National Basketball Association. Boston opens a four-game road trip Friday in Portland. That knee has been sore. "The one thing that hasn't changed with this Kyrie Irving injury I'm told is that there's no structural damage in that sore left knee", Wojnarowski said. (more...)