Medicine


AUSG Statement on Racist Posters on Campus - American University Student Government AUSG Statement on Racist Posters on Campus - American University Student Government
- September 28, 2017

He had just heard a seminar on the history of racism by AU history and global relations professor Ibram X. Kendi . The posters included images of the Confederate battle flag, as well as the words "Huzzah for Dixie" and "I wish I was in the land of cotton", a lyric from the song "Dixie", something of an unofficial anthem for the Confederacy. (more...)
Houston woman dies of flesh-eating bacteria contracted from Harvey floodwaters Houston woman dies of flesh-eating bacteria contracted from Harvey floodwaters
- September 27, 2017

Reed initially broke and cut her arm after a fall at her son's home in Kingwood, according to the Houston Chronicle . Reed, who lived in the city's Kingwood community, was the second known case of the bacteria associated with Harvey floodwaters. (more...)
Rise in new HIV cases in over-50s Rise in new HIV cases in over-50s
- September 27, 2017

And one reason for this is that OAPs are more likely to think their age group is not at risk, so will not take precautionary measures to prevent the virus. "Prevention of infection in all age groups is essential if the epidemic is to be stopped, and older age groups should not be omitted". "Being HIV positive and not knowing may endanger other people by transmitting the disease unknowingly", said Tavoschi, adding that some studies have also shown lower survivability among older people living ... (more...)
Man's Suspected Lung Tumor Found To Be Playmobil Cone Inhaled During Childhood Man's Suspected Lung Tumor Found To Be Playmobil Cone Inhaled During Childhood
- September 27, 2017

United Kingdom doctors reportedly removed a toy traffic cone from a 47-year-old patient's lung after the man was referred to a respiratory clinic for medical treatment. Doctors noted that a case of a child swallowing something taking this long to show symptoms is "unheard of". "Tracheobronchial foreign body (TFB) aspiration is a common occurrence in children compared with adults", the case note says. (more...)
ICICI Lombard makes tepid debut after $871 million IPO ICICI Lombard makes tepid debut after $871 million IPO
- September 27, 2017

The stock debuted at Rs 650, a discount of 1.66% to the initial public offer (IPO) price. "Our combined ratio has come down to 102 per cent at end-June from 104 per cent as on end-March and we will try to bring it further down close to 100 per cent in days to come so as to make the company profitable in near future", ICICI Lombard managing director and chief executive, Bhargav Dasgupta told after the listing ceremony here today. (more...)
Sensex switches track, slides 162 points Sensex switches track, slides 162 points
- September 27, 2017

Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen hinting at possible hike in U.S. interest rates increased worries of pull out of money from risky assets in emerging markets like India. Biggest losers in the 30-share index were Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone (4.85%), State Bank Of India (2.89%), Reliance Industries (2.51%), Dr Reddy'S Laboratories (2.50%), Sun Pharmaceutical Industries (2.46%), and Bharat Heavy Electricals (2.31%). (more...)
Nicki Minaj congratulates Cardi B Nicki Minaj congratulates Cardi B
- September 27, 2017

From Nicki all the way back to the OGs like Lauryn Hill and Queen Latifa have all congratulate Cardi B yesterday, but Azealia Banks don't feel like she deserves the W that she is getting right now. But Banks wasn't feeling congratulatory in the wake of Cardi's milestone. She added: "Spinning this "for the culture" story when they are simply letting white men at Atlantic buy them into hating their own women". (more...)
Leonardo DiCaprio to Play Theodore Roosevelt in Biopic from Martin Scorsese Leonardo DiCaprio to Play Theodore Roosevelt in Biopic from Martin Scorsese
- September 27, 2017

Now, according to Deadline , the project is back on course at Paramount under the title Roosevelt , and if made will mark the sixth collaboration between the star and director after Gangs of New York , The Aviator , The Departed , Shutter Island and The Wolf of Wall Street . (more...)
Highest-ever number of STDs recorded in USA past year Highest-ever number of STDs recorded in USA past year
- September 27, 2017

According to the Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance Report , there were 27,814 newly reported cases of syphilis in 2016, up almost 18 percent from 2015. Most cases of syphilis occur among men - mainly gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men. The number of gonorrhea cases soared in MSM, and a majority of syphilis cases were diagnosed in those populations. (more...)
Revision in Analysts' Earnings Estimates: Calgon Carbon Corporation (CCC)
- September 27, 2017

The stock grabbed 18 new institutional investments totaling 1,819,826 shares while 18 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 691,166 shares. Calgon Carbon Corporation ( CCC ) has a market cap of $1.09 billion and over the last 12 months, Calgon Carbon Corporation (NYSE: CCC ) has gone stronger by 41.91%. (more...)
South Jersey counties prepare for flu season South Jersey counties prepare for flu season
- September 27, 2017

About 10-20 percent of Americans become ill with the flu each year, health officials reported. High dose flu vaccine will be available for ages 65 and over, plus shingles for ages 60 and over and pneumonia vaccines will be available as well. (more...)
Baby found abandoned in auto seat along Oklahoma interstate Baby found abandoned in auto seat along Oklahoma interstate
- September 27, 2017

The auto seat, which was in the grass about 10 feet from the edge of Interstate-40 in Oklahoma this weekend, also attracted the attention of several others, including a church van. Mathews declined to say why, but the child's mother was found through her relatives in Texas and taken to a hospital for observation. "I said, 'Please tell me that's not what we think it is, '" she told KOCO . (more...)
Knicks trade Anthony to Thunder Knicks trade Anthony to Thunder
- September 27, 2017

The three will soon find themselves playing under the banner of the Oklahoma City Thunder after the completion of the trade between the Thunder and the New York Knicks . The Knicks training camp began yesterday. In return for Anthony , the Knicks will get center Enes Kanter , forward Doug McDermott and a second round 2018 draft pick. (more...)
Nigerian Government Declares the Indigenous People of Biafra, Terrorist Organization Nigerian Government Declares the Indigenous People of Biafra, Terrorist Organization
- September 27, 2017

THE Biafra Nations Youth League (BNYL) has denounced the proscription of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB ) as a terrorist organisation by the government of Nigeria. He urged them to be united in order to move the nation forward. "The EU has no business absolutely and totally with our internal matters so if EU says it does not see IPOB as a terrorist group, it does not matter as far as Nigeria is concerned". (more...)
Sheikh Marriage racket: Hyderabad police arrest four people Sheikh Marriage racket: Hyderabad police arrest four people
- September 26, 2017

A special team of the Falaknuma police successfully tracked him down. As per the regular practice, the accused qazi informed his sources and brought some girls but they were rejected. "Most of the victims were found to have shifted their residences and the ones available, requested anonymity and do not want to file a complaint". Meanwhile, the police will be deporting two persons citing lack of evidence. (more...)
Eman Ahmed, once world's heaviest woman, passes away in Abu Dhabi hospital Eman Ahmed, once world's heaviest woman, passes away in Abu Dhabi hospital
- September 26, 2017

Her body mass index, or BMI, was 252; under World Health Organization guidelines, people with a BMI of 30 or higher are considered obese.Lakdawala said his priority was to save Abd El Aty and give her quality of life."Right now the way things stand the dice is loaded heavily against us", Lakdawala wrote in March. (more...)
Depression Apps Can Help Treat Symptoms, Experts Say Depression Apps Can Help Treat Symptoms, Experts Say
- September 26, 2017

Form yoga to sleep deprivation, experts have been looking at ways to make treatment more accessible to people. A new study conducted by an worldwide team of researchers confirmed that smartphone-based #mental health apps are capable of significantly reducing symptoms of #depression. (more...)
Celgene Corporation (CELG) Price Target Increased to $158.00 by Analysts at Mizuho
- September 26, 2017

Its down 7.08% from 2.96 million shares previously. ADMA Biologics Inc (NASDAQ:ADMA) has declined 37.56% since September 25, 2016 and is downtrending. Since March 30, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 4 selling transactions for $4.10 million activity. 5,000 shares valued at $625,000 were sold by Friedman Michael A on Saturday, June 17. (more...)
FA board back chief executive Martin Glenn over Sampson sacking FA board back chief executive Martin Glenn over Sampson sacking
- September 26, 2017

This information emerged on the day that the FA board gave their backing to beleaguered chief executive Martin Glenn after a meeting in which the Sampson controversy was top of the agenda. The pair have accepted the invitations extended to them by the Select Committee for Culture, Media and Sport which will also question Football Association executives at next month's hearing. (more...)
Mike Bernier, ex-education minister, to seek BC Liberal leadership Mike Bernier, ex-education minister, to seek BC Liberal leadership
- September 26, 2017

Following an introduction by fellow MLA Dan Davies, the former minister of education extolled the Liberals' fiscal record and numerous balanced budgets but also acknowledged they had to do a better job helping vulnerable British Columbians. (more...)