Medicine


Florida family finds snake living in attic for up to four years Florida family finds snake living in attic for up to four years
- August 10, 2017

His son, however, was convinced it was a snake. When he tried to find out what was making noise, he was shocked to find out it was a boa constrictor. "Only in Florida!" he said. "Individuals sometimes escape or are released by owners". The man believes the snake was once a pet, a common problem in Florida, and entered his home by a tree branch that was hanging close to his house. (more...)
Rise in Colon Cancer Deaths Among Younger, White Americans Rise in Colon Cancer Deaths Among Younger, White Americans
- August 10, 2017

A new report finds that colorectal cancer mortality rates have increased in adults under 55 since the mid-2000s after falling for decades, strengthening evidence that previously reported increases in incidence in this age group are not exclusively the result of more screening. (more...)
Eugenie Bouchard eager to pass 'burden of Canada' onto another player Eugenie Bouchard eager to pass 'burden of Canada' onto another player
- August 09, 2017

After the match, Bouchard was candid with the media about her feelings towards the results on Tuesday. Bouchard fell 6-3, 6-4 in the afternoon tilt on the Aviva Centre's centre court. Asked if she'd prefer that fans and media ease up on her, noting she's still young enough to turn her career around, Bouchard replied "yes and no". (more...)
LGBTQ rights groups sue Trump over transgender military ban LGBTQ rights groups sue Trump over transgender military ban
- August 09, 2017

Five members of the US armed forces are suing President Donald Trump over the ban on transgender service members in the military, which he announced via a series of tweets two weeks ago. Basically, said a source, "the administration wants to get rid of transgender service members as fast as they can". "The President's mistreament of these dedicated troops will serve only to weaken and demoralize our armed forces". (more...)
LDS Church excommunicates general authority LDS Church excommunicates general authority
- August 09, 2017

Hamula earned a bachelor's degree in 1981 in political science and philosophy from church-owned Brigham Young University in Provo, where he graduated magna cum laude, according to a biography on the LDS Church's website . He delivered two General Conference addresses, one in April 2008 and another in October 2014. The church did not give an explanation for why Hamula was excommunicated , but said the reason was not for apostasy. (more...)
NCAA DI men's attendance dips slightly for third straight season NCAA DI men's attendance dips slightly for third straight season
- August 09, 2017

The only team with a higher average attendance was the Kentucky Wildcats. Almost 400,000 fans (398,850 to be exact) attended Kentucky's 17 home games last season. When taking into account the total attendance for all games played throughout the season-home, road and neutral site affairs-UNC moves into second place nationally. (more...)
Muslim leaders waiting for Trump to condemn mosque attack Muslim leaders waiting for Trump to condemn mosque attack
- August 09, 2017

Gorka described the tweets as a warning to Pyongyang, which said on Tuesday that it is considering strikes on an American territory following Trump's vow to unleash "fire, fury and frankly power" on North Korea if it continues to threaten the United States. (more...)
This worldwide midfielder would be an ideal addition at Hull This worldwide midfielder would be an ideal addition at Hull
- August 09, 2017

Sweden worldwide Larsson, 32, one of several high profile names to depart Sunderland in June, has put pen to paper on a one-year deal. "I'm delighted to be here and I am really looking forward to this fresh challenge", Larsson told the club's official website. (more...)
Moscow mules could be slowly poisoning you Moscow mules could be slowly poisoning you
- August 09, 2017

The spate of headlines was kicked off by an official state health advisory warning that the drink, usually served in a copper mug, poses a health risk if the wrong kind of mug is used. The statement said that those with inner linings that use a different metal such as stainless steel or nickel are safe to drink from. The symptoms of copper poisoning include vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea, or jaundice (yellowing of the skin and eyes). (more...)
Glen Campbell mixed country and pop better than anyone before or since Glen Campbell mixed country and pop better than anyone before or since
- August 09, 2017

His big hits from this era, especially " Wichita Lineman ", remain elusive, sounding suspended in space and time, even as their ornate arrangements and sumptuous strings suggest the heady days of Hollywood at the close of the '60s. " Glen Campbell will forever be an essential part of the fabric of American music", said Sir Lucian Grainge. The two would become musical partners. (more...)
Tiger Woods likely to enter first-time DUI offender programme Tiger Woods likely to enter first-time DUI offender programme
- August 09, 2017

Asked where he was going at the time the officer found him, Woods said he didn't know. The attorney for Tiger Woods says the golfer won't attend his arraignment in Florida on a driving under the influence charge. "He also would have also been subject to random drug and alcohol testing and other conditions". Woods was arrested in May on suspicion of DUI after he was found asleep at the wheel with signs of "fresh damage" on his auto, per police records. (more...)
Amazon Acquires Lucy and Desi With Cate Blanchett Set to Star Amazon Acquires Lucy and Desi With Cate Blanchett Set to Star
- August 09, 2017

Meanwhile, Sorkin won the Best Adapted Screenplay Oscar for 2010's The Social Network . The film will star Cate Blanchett - initially announced when the film was greenlit in 2015 - as the hilarious redhead in a story that charts her tumultuous relationship and career success opposite husband and band leader Desi Arnaz . (more...)
Are Investors Shying Away from Pioneer Natural Resources Company (NYSE:PXD)?
- August 09, 2017

The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Tuesday, April 26 by iBERIA Capital Partners. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Friday, February 12 by Wunderlich. LEE EUGENE I JR sold $8.16 million worth of stock or 98,124 shares. DOVE TIMOTHY L had sold 3,305 shares worth $566,180. $999,119 worth of stock was sold by CHEATWOOD CHRIS J on Monday, May 15. (more...)
Florida man shot dead for defending gay friends from homophobic abuse Florida man shot dead for defending gay friends from homophobic abuse
- August 09, 2017

According to the probable cause report obtained by LawNewz.com, witnesses said Cruz and friends were hanging out at a restaurant in the early morning. The man who gave his number to Cruz's friend said he ran back and was confronted by "a man who said his friend had been killed". Hernandez Mena told investigators he drank 15 to 20 beers that night. (more...)
Now a device that heals organs with a single touch Now a device that heals organs with a single touch
- August 09, 2017

The findings were published August 7 in Nature nanotechnology . Cells that have been reprogrammed will transform themselves into cells that are needed for healing or replacement, said a university release. The researchers claim that the mouse experimented on actually healed. In less than a week, the technology generated blood vessels ultimately saving the leg. (more...)
Cause of Woman's Stomach Pain Leaves Doctors 'Dumbfounded' Cause of Woman's Stomach Pain Leaves Doctors 'Dumbfounded'
- August 09, 2017

Doctors in Australia had to surgically remove dental wire from a woman's intestine ten years after she swallowed it. Thinking the object was a fish bone, the doctors operated and removed it, discovering that it was actually a piece of wire from her braces, which she had had removed from her teeth 10 years earlier, CNN reported . (more...)
Salmonella Cases Linked to Papayas from Mexico Salmonella Cases Linked to Papayas from Mexico
- August 09, 2017

They include the Caribeña brand, distributed by Grande Produce and Cavi brand papayas distributed by Agroson's. The FDA advises not only that consumers dispose of these papayas if they have them, but states, "For refrigerators and other food preparation surfaces and food cutting utensils that may have come in contact with potentially contaminated papayas, it is very important that the consumers thoroughly clean and sanitize these areas and items". (more...)
Catholic Church Will Remain Strong Despite Anambra Killing - Most Rev. Kaigama Catholic Church Will Remain Strong Despite Anambra Killing - Most Rev. Kaigama
- August 09, 2017

Meanwhile, Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra state has said two persons from Ozubulu who are known drug barons in South Africa are the prime suspects of the attack on St Philips Catholic church in Ozubulu. Umar said motives for the shooting were also based on one of the rival gang members' father being a member of the church. Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari condemned the attack and described it as "an appalling crime against humanity and an unspeakable sacrilege". (more...)
British Tourist Shot in Brazilian Shanty Town
- August 09, 2017

Police say Dixon was hit in the abdomen and taken to a nearby hospital, where the medical director reported that the "bullet traveled through her abdomen but luckily didn't hit any major arteries or vital organs", the Independent reports. (more...)
Researchers Suggest Depressed People Post Darker Photos on Instagram Researchers Suggest Depressed People Post Darker Photos on Instagram
- August 09, 2017

In other words, people suffering from depression were more likely to favor a filter that literally drained all the color out of the images they wanted to share. All of this makes it hard to know if the study's outcomes can be applied to an average Instagram user, according to study author Chris Danforth, co-director at the University of Vermont's Computational Story Lab. (more...)