Medicine


Terminally ill patients can now try unapproved drugs, bill says Terminally ill patients can now try unapproved drugs, bill says
- May 24, 2018

ARNOLD: But Barney Frank says the most fundamental parts of his signature Dodd-Frank Act remain intact, its biggest protections for consumers and the whole financial system. "I thought it was a backdoor way of wanting more gun control, and the momentum going for that is the recent shootings", Sen. Critics say that will make it easier for banks to discriminate against minorities seeking home mortgages and to go undetected. (more...)
Carson Wentz 'Confident' In His Progress Carson Wentz 'Confident' In His Progress
- May 24, 2018

Though the regular-season opener against the Atlanta Falcons is less than nine months from the time of Wentz's injury, that has remained his target date for return. Anxious about how Carson Wentz's injury has been progressing? Jordan Hicks . Chris Maragos. "There's an extra sense of motivation, a sense of not letting everyone be complacent", Wentz said. (more...)
North Korea poised to demolish nuclear test site amid Trump summit doubts North Korea poised to demolish nuclear test site amid Trump summit doubts
- May 23, 2018

The North announced last month that it would destroy the site in the north-east by blowing up the access tunnels, an announcement welcomed by Washington and Seoul . "The meeting is scheduled, as you know, on June 12 in Singapore ", Trump said. Pompeo later praised China by saying it has offered "historic assistance" in the pressure campaign against North Korea. (more...)
Doubts over Italy's would-be prime minister Doubts over Italy's would-be prime minister
- May 23, 2018

The resume also says Conte studied at the International Kultur Institut in Vienna in 1993. The curriculum vitae states that Mr Conte, 53, "stayed" at Paris Sorbonne University in 2000 and Cambridge University's Girton College in 2001 for scientific research. (more...)
Triumphant Putin playing both Iran and Israel Triumphant Putin playing both Iran and Israel
- May 22, 2018

Mr Fedorov continued: "We are trying to find a solution in Syria , with our partners Turkey and Iran". Since Russia intervened militarily in Syria in September 2015, the tide has turned: The regime of President Bashar Assad narrowly escaped collapse, while the rebel groups' hold over major cities and districts was undone, albeit at a huge humanitarian cost. (more...)
Ryanair sees record profits despite cancellation debacle Ryanair sees record profits despite cancellation debacle
- May 22, 2018

In FY 2018, Ryanair carried a total of 130.3 million passengers, a nine percent increase from 120 million passengers in FY 2017, said the press release, adding that the traffic growth was mainly stimulated by a three percent cut in its average fare. (more...)
Overflow Crowd Attends Funeral Of Pakistani Girl Killed In Texas Overflow Crowd Attends Funeral Of Pakistani Girl Killed In Texas
- May 22, 2018

An overflow crowd of hundreds of people attended the funeral in Texas of Sabika Sheikh , the Pakistani exchange student killed in the May 18 mass shooting at a high school. Sabika was an exchange student with Youth Exchange and Study (YES) program, which is funded by the U.S. State Department . "I don't blame the murder of my girl on American society but on that terrorism mindset that is there in all societies". (more...)
GE to merge transportation unit with Wabtec in $11.1 bn deal GE to merge transportation unit with Wabtec in $11.1 bn deal
- May 22, 2018

GE put its rail unit on the market in 2017 in an effort to streamline operations and reduce the complexity that Flannery blames for deepening the company's problems. Besides locomotive and railcar parts, it also produces products such as railroad signaling equipment, and provides fix services for GE and other locomotives. (more...)
Warriors' Andre Iguodala Doubtful For Game 4 Warriors' Andre Iguodala Doubtful For Game 4
- May 22, 2018

If Iguodala does indeed miss Game 4, it also increases the likelihood that Nick Young and Quinn Cook will play extended minutes on Tuesday. The reigning champion Warriors now have the opportunity to take a commanding 3-1 lead with a further victory in front of their home fans in game four on Tuesday as they chase a fourth straight National Basketball Association finals appearance. (more...)
Sabika's body to reach Pakistan today Sabika's body to reach Pakistan today
- May 21, 2018

The gunman, who was arrested on murder charges, was identified as Dimitrios Pagourtzis , a 17-year-old junior at Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, Texas. "Sabika's case should become an example to change the gun laws", her father, Aziz Sheikh told Reuters, speaking by telephone from the family home in the city of Karachi . (more...)
State's cleanest gas station restrooms are at Kwik Trip, survey finds
- May 18, 2018

Sheetz , which failed to secure the top distinction in Pennsylvania, was rated No. 1 in OH and West Virginia. Clean restrooms make good business, too. Travelers say finding a clean restroom when nature calls is one of their biggest fears when making a road trip, with almost 40 percent unsure where to stop to relieve themselves. (more...)
Doctor financed jet, Maserati by prescribing unnecessary chemotherapy Doctor financed jet, Maserati by prescribing unnecessary chemotherapy
- May 18, 2018

But the Justice Department has alleged that he bankrolled his "lavish" lifestyle by performing unnecessary procedures and prescribing costly medication to, potentially, thousands of patients. The indictment notes more than a dozen people but also notes the doctor stashed thousands of medical records in a dilapidated barn concealed from Medicare oversight. (more...)
'Deadpool' creators cut controversial post-credits scene 'Deadpool' creators cut controversial post-credits scene
- May 18, 2018

While that might not have connected with audiences who saw early cuts of the film, it's not even the strangest version of the scene. Ryan Reynolds and Deadpool 2 writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick are developing a new incarnation of the story, with the writers confirming their slight tweak to the original to embrace a darker, R-rated approach. (more...)
Ebola Outbreak Enters 'New Phase' After Urban Case Confirmed Ebola Outbreak Enters 'New Phase' After Urban Case Confirmed
- May 18, 2018

In this photo taken Saturday, May 12, health workers don protective clothing as they prepare to attend to suspected Ebola patients at Bikoro Hospital in Bikoro, Congo. Peter Salama, in charge of emergency response at the World Health Organization, said the spread to a city complicated the fight against Ebola, which depends on identifying and isolating suspected cases. (more...)
Bill Gates Says Trump Didn't Know The Difference Between HPV And HIV Bill Gates Says Trump Didn't Know The Difference Between HPV And HIV
- May 18, 2018

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, where he spends most of his time, has made it one of its core causes to tackle the spread of the virus . Gates also revealed a how he and wife Melinda were creeped out by Trump seeming to be a little too attentive to their 22-year-old daughter Jennifer's looks. (more...)
NHS contract with Capita 'potentially put patients at risk' NHS contract with Capita 'potentially put patients at risk'
- May 18, 2018

A botched £330m seven-year NHS contract with Capita to outsource back-office support for 39,000 Global Positioning System, dentists and opticians was today savaged by the United Kingdom government's spending watchdog over its "potential to seriously harm patients". (more...)
FDA approves Amgen drug for prevention of migraines FDA approves Amgen drug for prevention of migraines
- May 18, 2018

In a statement on Thursday, Express Scripts said migraine patients have a serious unmet need, but "not everyone will need this drug" and it will have a program in place to make sure the medication is authorized for only the appropriate patients. (more...)
CDC warns about parasite in hotel pools CDC warns about parasite in hotel pools
- May 18, 2018

Almost 500 outbreaks associated with treated recreational water led to 27,219 illnesses and eight deaths from 2000 to 2014, the CDC said in its Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report released Thursday. Pool operators need to maintain proper cleaning practices and disinfectant levels to prevent bacteria from growing and causing illnesses in swimmers. (more...)
Warmer weather = tick season Warmer weather = tick season
- May 18, 2018

Ontario's Chief Medical Officer of Health says past year, there were nearly 1,000 confirmed cases of Lyme disease in Ontario. "You may unknowingly be going in an area that has high rates of Lyme disease and if your pet is unprotected, they stand a very high likelihood of developing lime disease". (more...)
Black Trump Supporter Verbally Assaulted By Cheesecake Factory Workers Black Trump Supporter Verbally Assaulted By Cheesecake Factory Workers
- May 18, 2018

Some of the employees allegedly voiced a desire to physically harm Joseph over the Trump accoutrement, while others reportedly referred to Joseph as the N-word while speaking to one another. In addition, he claimed that he and his girlfriend got up to use the restroom and, just before exiting, were greeted by the employees, who were "clapping and yelling, and just screaming things at me". (more...)