Medicine


Government Proposes Selling 76 Per Cent Stake In Air India Government Proposes Selling 76 Per Cent Stake In Air India
- March 28, 2018

Central Public Sector Enterprises or Central Government Owned Cooperative Societies would not be allowed to bid unless a proposal is brought up for consideration of the Core Group of Secretaries on Disinvestment by the government. The government has proposed to sell 76% shares of Air India. The entity should have reported a positive profit after tax in at least three of the five preceding financial years. (more...)
Boeing (BA) Stock Rating Upgraded by Vetr Boeing (BA) Stock Rating Upgraded by Vetr
- March 28, 2018

Westover Capital Advisors Llc who had been investing in Boeing Co/The for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $193.18B market cap company. The stock increased 0.16% or $0.52 during the last trading session, reaching $329.49. Two Sigma Secs Ltd Com reported 19,687 shares. Mackay Shields Ltd Limited Liability Company invested in 107,816 shares. Sell side analysts plays vital role in buying and selling a stock where 5 analysts rated The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) as Buy, 0 analysts ... (more...)
Major Health Groups Oppose Unlawful E-Cigarettes Regulation Delaying By FDA Major Health Groups Oppose Unlawful E-Cigarettes Regulation Delaying By FDA
- March 28, 2018

The litigation comes as FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb oversees a major overhaul of tobacco regulations centered on nicotine and its addictive properties. Originally, the deadline was this August, for any item that appeared on the market after February 2007. The revised timeline changed that to August 2021 for cigars and August 2022 for e-cigarettes. (more...)
Bath time rubber duckies full of pathogenic bacteria, study finds Bath time rubber duckies full of pathogenic bacteria, study finds
- March 28, 2018

They make bath-time fun for little ones - but rubber ducks could be concealing a deadly health risk. The study by the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology, ETH Zurich and the University of IL was published Tuesday in the journal Biofilms and Microbiomes . (more...)
Flu season shows signs of winding down Flu season shows signs of winding down
- March 28, 2018

This is how vaccines are grown. In an op-ed published by The New York Times earlier this year, Osterholm argued for the need of a "universal" flu vaccine to accommodate the interconnected nature of modern society. The researchers found that parents thought the vaccine could cause influenza, and influenza vaccination was not necessary for their children as they needed to build their own "immunity". (more...)
CDC warns of a second wave of flu virus, happening now CDC warns of a second wave of flu virus, happening now
- March 28, 2018

In a March 23 release the CDC announced that overall flu cases are finally dropping however, "Influenza B" cases have jumped above the more common "Influenza A" virus. Experts say it is possible for those who have already been sick with the flu to get sick again with a different strain. However, it's still landing people in the hospital and can still be just as risky as Strain A, especially in children. (more...)
Body's superhighway may hasten spread of cancer Body's superhighway may hasten spread of cancer
- March 28, 2018

Theise believes that the protein bundles seen in the space are likely to generate electrical current as they bend with the movements of organs and muscles, and may play a role in techniques like acupuncture. The latest: A newly identified "organ" that might affect major diseases. When slides were examined that's what it looked like, because to make a slide the fluid is drained away as part of the process. (more...)
Surge in antibiotic use a boon for superbugs Surge in antibiotic use a boon for superbugs
- March 28, 2018

Despite antibiotic use in high-income countries remaining relatively static, the overall level of consumption in HICs was still much higher than most poorer countries. In addition, the considerable variation in per capita use across high-income countries suggests that there are lessons to be learned. Although a strong association between long-term antibiotic use and the risk of death was identified, the study's lead author, Lu Qi, MD, PhD, noted, "It isn't yet clear whether long-term ... (more...)
Pakistan pledges to strengthen economic and trade relations with Sri Lanka Pakistan pledges to strengthen economic and trade relations with Sri Lanka
- March 27, 2018

However requires that USA and foreign companies doing business with those on the list first obtain a license. The seven firms were among a total of 23 entities added to the list, which also includes companies from South Sudan and Singapore. (more...)
Ormond's Kaleb Lee stolen by Kelly Clarkson on 'The Voice' Ormond's Kaleb Lee stolen by Kelly Clarkson on 'The Voice'
- March 27, 2018

I honestly think that Pryor Baird is a frontrunner in this competition. They took on the song Because of You by Kelly Clarkson , and it was a lovely performance. For Team Adam , it's time for Miya Bass to go up against Drew Cole , singing "Knockin' On Heaven's Door". Alicia is all Team Miya. Tuesday's episode will showcase the final battle rounds and the last steal , which belongs to Alicia Keys . (more...)
No Russian spies in New Zealand, says Jacinda Ardern No Russian spies in New Zealand, says Jacinda Ardern
- March 27, 2018

US President Donald Trump, in particular, ordered the expulsion of 60 Russian diplomats, including 48 employees of the Russian Embassy and 12 people who have been assigned to the United Nations in NY, as well as the closure of the Russian Consulate in Seattle. (more...)
Cullen Capital Management LLC Has $11.29 Million Stake in ICICI Bank (IBN) Cullen Capital Management LLC Has $11.29 Million Stake in ICICI Bank (IBN)
- March 27, 2018

It has underperformed by 10.87% the S&P500. Lake Street Advisors Group LLC bought a new stake in ICICI Bank in the fourth quarter valued at $112,000. Finally, Morgan Stanley initiated coverage on shares of ICICI Bank in a research note on Tuesday, January 16th. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Monday, July 24 report. (more...)
Pennsylvania School District Arms Students With Rocks Against Active Shooters Pennsylvania School District Arms Students With Rocks Against Active Shooters
- March 27, 2018

This included "shifts in staff in the elementary school, reduction of overloads at the middle school, as well as a cut of 1.9 full time equivalent (or FTE) teachers, media resources at the high school and middle school, one FTE in the Connections program, one high school librarian FTE (and) one possible high school FTE". (more...)
Houthis Of Yemen Launch Ballistic Missile On Saudi Arabia , Killing Atleast One Houthis Of Yemen Launch Ballistic Missile On Saudi Arabia , Killing Atleast One
- March 27, 2018

The Huthi-run Al-Masirah television channel claimed the rebels had targeted Riyadh's King Khalid International Airport as well as other air strips in the south of the kingdom. The US has been backing the Saudi-led military campaign against Houthi rebels, despite criticism over the heavy civilian casualty toll. The group also fired other types of missiles at airports in the southern Saudi cities of Abha, Jizan and Najran, according to the SABA report . (more...)
Germany Condemns Houthi Militias Ballistic Missiles Targeting Saudi Arabia Germany Condemns Houthi Militias Ballistic Missiles Targeting Saudi Arabia
- March 27, 2018

Debris fell on a home in the capital, killing an Egyptian resident and wounding two other Egyptians. On Sunday, the Huthis fired three missiles at Riyadh and four others at the southern cities of Khamis Mushait , Jizan and Najran. The recent attacks from Houthi rebels have increased in range over time , demonstrating their ability to reach Riyadh . The United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Monday strongly condemned the "Iranian-made missile attacks" on Saudi Arabia carried out by the Houthi ... (more...)
Vancouver Fire Department urges people to check for recalled smoke alarms Vancouver Fire Department urges people to check for recalled smoke alarms
- March 27, 2018

Kidde has voluntarily recalled models PI2010 and PI9010 due to a defect, according to a Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPC) in a bulletin. Kidde said about 450,000 of the smoke alarms were sold in the US and about 40,000 more were sold in Canada. (more...)
Kids with Autism Less Likely to Be Fully Vaccinated Kids with Autism Less Likely to Be Fully Vaccinated
- March 27, 2018

The same was true of their younger brothers and sisters. Ousseny Zerbo, a postdoctoral fellow with the Kaiser Permanente Vaccine Study Center at KP Northern California, in Oakland, and study author , says this means "children with autism spectrum disorder , and their siblings, may be at greater risk of vaccine-preventable diseases". (more...)
How does your company measure up on gender pay? How does your company measure up on gender pay?
- March 27, 2018

CC was the last Magic Circle firm to reveal its gender pay stats. Across all roles and nationalities, there is a 7.3% gender pay gap across the hospitality sector, which equates to men being paid on average £2,000 more than women.Meanwhile, there was also a nationality pay gap as British workers were found to be paid on average 20.3% more than employees from other European Union countries, or over £5,800 per year more, and 14.4% more than those from non-EU countries, or over £4,300 ... (more...)
Watch Arcade Fire perform at the Juno Awards Watch Arcade Fire perform at the Juno Awards
- March 27, 2018

A posthumous tribute to Gord Downie was led by Sarah Harmer and Dallas Green, alongside Barenaked Ladies keyboardist Kevin Hearn. "He was our king", said Kevin Drew , introducing the tribute. "It's time for change, it's time for women to be recognized for our accomplishments and our value to this industry", St. Marie said with powerful delivery. (more...)
Study says CBD Could Help Prevent Addiction Relapse Study says CBD Could Help Prevent Addiction Relapse
- March 27, 2018

The Daily Mail reports researchers gave rats cannabidiol, otherwise known as CBD. Amid the ongoing marijuana debate concerning medical benefits of this form of CBD, researchers at the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, Calif., conducted tests in addicted rats to see if the substance could help them. (more...)