Medicine


Meet the man with three faces Meet the man with three faces
- April 20, 2018

Yet Hamon's body rejected the original transplant. This unprecedented feat was carried out by the staff at the Georges-Pompidou European Hospital in Paris, and Laurent Lantieri, a professor of plastic surgery, who led the team. "I'm 43 years old, the donor was 22 years old, so I was 22 years old", Hamon humorously told BFMTV of his procedure. He also received psychological support and speech therapy that'll continue for several months. (more...)
FDA panel unanimously backs GW Pharma's cannabis-based epilepsy drug FDA panel unanimously backs GW Pharma's cannabis-based epilepsy drug
- April 20, 2018

If the Food and Drug Administration follows the group's recommendation, GW Pharmaceuticals' syrup would become the first drug derived from the cannabis plant to win federal approval in the U.S. In trials, patients taking Epidiolex saw their monthly seizures reduced by about 40 percent. FDA staff also said a liver injury risk associated with the drug could be managed. (more...)
ValuEngine Upgrades Sarepta Therapeutics (NASDAQ:SRPT) to Buy
- April 19, 2018

Wainwright, which also set a $75 price target on the company's stock. It turned negative, as 27 investors sold SRPT shares while 67 reduced holdings. Hite Hedge Asset Management Llc increased its stake in Global Partners Lp (GLP) by 6.97% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)
Nazi Backlinks Autism Study Pioneer, of Hans Asperger, Prompt Consternation Nazi Backlinks Autism Study Pioneer, of Hans Asperger, Prompt Consternation
- April 19, 2018

In 1981, the British psychiatrist Lorna Wing, who helped establish the National Autistic Society in the United Kingdom, introduced the diagnosis of "Asperger's Syndrome" in honour of her predecessor. The paper published by the BioMed Central, found that the Austrian doctor assisted the Third Reich during WWII in a child euthanasia program which selected children with mental deficiencies as "unworthy to live". (more...)
Health workers' demands, strike envy-driven - NMA Health workers' demands, strike envy-driven - NMA
- April 19, 2018

Aside upward adjustment of CONHESS, JOHESU also accused government of failing to employ additional health professionals, upwardly review of retirement age from 60 years to 65 as well as refusing to implement a particular court judgment. He called on President Buhari to intervene in order that the unions' demands are met promptly. He, however, noted that six months after the suspension of the nationwide strike, government was yet to do anything tangible over the pending issues. (more...)
Cops Shoot Black Man Over 30 Times While Sitting In Parking Lot Cops Shoot Black Man Over 30 Times While Sitting In Parking Lot
- April 19, 2018

That's when police said they opened fire on the vehicle, killing the driver and leaving a female passenger with gunshot injuries that required her to be hospitalized. Merritt said police then fired more than 30 rifle rounds into the driver's side door and through the windshield. The young man was struck at least "two dozen times", according to Merritt. (more...)
Karnataka Polls: BS Yeddyurappa Files Nomination From Shikaripura Constituency Karnataka Polls: BS Yeddyurappa Files Nomination From Shikaripura Constituency
- April 19, 2018

The Election Commission on Thursday announced extension of polling time by an hour up to 6 PM in Sunday's Karnataka Assembly elections, in view of the excessive heat. Scheduled to garland the 12-foot-tall statue of the Lingayat icon and social reformer, Shah arrived at the location at 9.30am. A Kuruba leader, Eshwarappa, who has served as BJP state president in the past, had previous year led a battle against Yeddyuappa's "unilateral" style of functioning by leading "Rayanna Brigade", an ... (more...)
Coli Outbreak Blamed on Contaminated Lettuce Spreads to 16 States, CDC Says Coli Outbreak Blamed on Contaminated Lettuce Spreads to 16 States, CDC Says
- April 19, 2018

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a news release. The CDC had previously reported cases in Idaho, Washington state, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Missouri, Virginia, and IL. The higher rates of E. coli infection have been in Idaho, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Montana. Pennsylvania-based Fresh Foods Manufacturing Co . (more...)
Outdated techniques put patients at risk Outdated techniques put patients at risk
- April 19, 2018

The research, the largest ever cohort study of its kind, assessed 63,000 doctors' patients, who had their blood pressure tested using traditional "in clinic" methods, such as an automated or hand-operated devices. The researchers cautioned about limitations related to lack of data on medication use during follow-up in most patients as well as the observational design that precludes direct inference about the benefit of basing treatment on ABPM versus clinic measurements. (more...)
Fortis race heats up with revised offers from Munjal-Burman alliance, IHH Fortis race heats up with revised offers from Munjal-Burman alliance, IHH
- April 19, 2018

Fortis' board is expected to meet on Thursday to evaluate bids by Manipal-TPG, China's Fosun, Malaysia's IHH Healthcare and a joint bid from Hero Enterprise Investments and the Burmans of Dabur group. The explanation for why another revised bid may not come from first-bidder Manipal is because their 18 month due dilligence had considered various financial troubles and investigations facing Fortis, besides investigations on the Government front. (more...)
Seven killed in deadliest USA prison riot in 25 years Seven killed in deadliest USA prison riot in 25 years
- April 19, 2018

Clashes among inmates at Lee Correctional Institution here erupted about 7:15 p.m. Sunday, the state Corrections Department said. No officers sustained injuries in the widespread fighting, which spread throughout three housing units. It was one of the deadliest US prison incidents in years. Multiple agencies responded to the incident. "These are unsafe people. we can not expect them to give up their risky ways just because they're in prison", McMaster said. (more...)
Neymar injury return date still unknown - Emery Neymar injury return date still unknown - Emery
- April 19, 2018

Neymar fractured his fifth metatarsal on February 25 in PSG's 3-0 win over Marseille in Ligue 1 , placing doubt over his participation in the World Cup with Brazil . The Brazilian forward said on Tuesday that while it has been hard to miss a crucial part of the season because his first major surgery, the bright side is that he will be well rested when soccer's showcase tournament begins on June 14. (more...)
OPCW 'enters Syria's Douma' to probe gas attack allegation
- April 19, 2018

The MoD said the facility was a former missile base, located around 15 miles west of Homs, where the Syrian regime was believed to keep a stockpile of chemical weapon precursors, which can be used to make blister agents such as mustard gas or nerve agents such as sarin. (more...)
Burlington (BURL) CEO Thomas Kingsbury Sells 20000 Shares
- April 19, 2018

About 337,783 shares traded. Burlington (NYSE: BURL ) saw some unusual options trading on Monday. They issued an "outperform" rating and a $146.00 price objective on the stock. $1.32M worth of Burlington Stores, Inc. American Electric Power Company Inc. had 74 analyst reports since August 18, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (more...)
New York nanny convicted in stabbing deaths of two young children New York nanny convicted in stabbing deaths of two young children
- April 19, 2018

The children's mother found them in a bathroom. Defense lawyer Valerie Van Leer-Greenberg said Ortega suffered from "chronic mental illness" - she said Ortega had heard voices since she was 16 years old and suffered from depressive disorders, psychotic thinking and hallucinations that had gone untreated. (more...)
Kentucky Health Officials Urge Derby-Goers To Vaccinate For Hepatitis A Kentucky Health Officials Urge Derby-Goers To Vaccinate For Hepatitis A
- April 19, 2018

To date, 214 cases have been reported in the Jefferson County/Louisville area. The outbreak was first reported in November. He touched on the disease's journey to Kentucky, saying it has spread from California, which experienced its own outbreak a year ago. (more...)
IRS Extends Tax Deadline After Payment Website Fails IRS Extends Tax Deadline After Payment Website Fails
- April 19, 2018

If you still need more time you can file an extension and you'll get six months extra time, making your new tax deadline October 15. Barbara Theisen, an accountant and tax preparer, said her job was hardly affected today. "We are working to resolve this issue, and taxpayers should continue to file their returns as they normally would", Kautter told members of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. (more...)
Analyst EPS Estimates Screen: HollyFrontier Corporation (HFC)
- April 19, 2018

Its shares touched $57.86 on during the last trading session after 1.21% change. HollyFrontier Corporation has volume of 1.31 million shares. About 1.72M shares traded. Retirement System Of Alabama holds 0.06% of its capital in HollyFrontier Corporation (NYSE: HFC ) for 229,231 shs. The Return on Invested Capital (aka ROIC) for HollyFrontier Corporation (NYSE: HFC ) is 0.13256. (more...)
British Man Gets Life Sentence For Deliberately Giving Men HIV British Man Gets Life Sentence For Deliberately Giving Men HIV
- April 19, 2018

After his diagnosis in 2015, Rowe had sex with eight men from the dating app in Brighton , East Sussex, before fleeing to the North East and targeting two more victims whilst on the run from police. She said: "After considering all the aggravating features and considerable premeditation in this case, I sentence you to life imprisonment". The "vegan hippie", who attempted to cure himself using freakish alternative therapies including drinking his own urine, met men at their homes for sex. (more...)
Bajaj Pulsar 150 With Dual Disc Brake Set-Up Launched At ₹ 78016 Bajaj Pulsar 150 With Dual Disc Brake Set-Up Launched At ₹ 78016
- April 19, 2018

Speaking of the braking system, the motorcycle boasts of a 260mm front disc in place of the 240mm unit, which comes with the existing single disc variant. Moreover, Bajaj claims to have improved the NVH levels of the new variant as well. "Pulsar 150 is India's largest selling sports motorcycle in the category, it has always been synonymous to sportiness and masculine charm". (more...)

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