Medicine


A very different AFL Grand Final warm-up A very different AFL Grand Final warm-up
- September 30, 2017

On Saturday, he also took the Norm Smith Medal, as the best player in the grand final. The 26-year-old, who was awarded the Brownlow medal as the "best and fairest" player of the season, finished with 28 possessions and two goals in Australian Rules football's showpiece match. (more...)
Sexually Spread Diseases Rise in San Diego County Amid Nationwide Spike Sexually Spread Diseases Rise in San Diego County Amid Nationwide Spike
- September 30, 2017

The CDPH released their 2016 STD Annual Report this week and found STD cases are at an all-time high in California. In San Diego County, gonorrhea had the most significant increase with 35 percent more cases than the previous year, according to the county's recent report . (more...)
Suffolk: New mosquito samples positive for West Nile Suffolk: New mosquito samples positive for West Nile
- September 30, 2017

In a September 25 news release, officials stated clinical testing by health care providers and initial laboratory testing by Washington State Public Health Laboratory confirmed the cases. The chickens can also help determine if disease-carrying mosquitoes are present in the area. Citizens are urged to protect themselves from mosquitoes by staying indoors during the peak hours of mosquito activity at dawn and dusk when possible; using approved mosquito repellants, and ensuring screens and ... (more...)
FDA approves new glucose monitoring device FDA approves new glucose monitoring device
- September 29, 2017

The US Food and Drug Administration announced the approval of the first continuous glucose monitoring system that can be used by adult patients to make decisions about treatments without calibration from a fingertip blood sample. The system is produced by Abbott Diabetes Care, based in Alameda, Calif. The system does not provide real-time alerts on its own, the FDA noted. Additionally, the device does not provide real-time alerts in the absence of user-initiated action, and can not alert ... (more...)
Two more animals in Bethlehem test positive for rabies Two more animals in Bethlehem test positive for rabies
- September 29, 2017

Russel explained dogs are the main source of human rabies deaths, contributing up to 99% of all rabies transmissions to humans. To study this effect further, Knobel hopes to collaborate with veterinary immunologists and infectious disease specialists. (more...)
Mom could be jailed for not vaccinating son Mom could be jailed for not vaccinating son
- September 29, 2017

Rebecca says she reached her decision after reviewing various studies articles. "I would rather sit behind bars standing up for what I believe in, than giving in to something I strongly don't believe in", Ms Bredow told the TV network. MI allows parents to apply for a vaccination waiver for medical, religious, or personal philosophical reasons. "I feel backed into a corner. Every parent has a choice, but we also have a right to have our voices heard, so why automatically side with the father ... (more...)
Diabetes induced heart diseases see steady rise Diabetes induced heart diseases see steady rise
- September 29, 2017

Heart disease refers to a number of conditions that impact the functioning of the heart, including coronary heart disease, irregular heartbeat, or arrhythmia, and heart attack. Meditation appears to decrease stress, anxiety and depression, but a recent study has shown that doing meditation daily can lower your chances of dying from heart disease. (more...)
Sclera Tattoo Causes Model's Severe Eye Infection, Possible Blindness Sclera Tattoo Causes Model's Severe Eye Infection, Possible Blindness
- September 29, 2017

Gallinger's eye initially began leaking the light purple ink before swelling shut. It all began when the 24-year-old former animal nutritionist and current model, Catt Gallinger, decided to make a pioneering tattoo in her eye. And while she's on various antibiotics and steroids now to save her eye, there's no promise she'll leave this procedure unscathed. "They are also concerned that the equipment was not sterile and that there is an infection stuck in with the excess ink". (more...)
Washington State, Seattle Sue OxyContin's Manufacturer Washington State, Seattle Sue OxyContin's Manufacturer
- September 29, 2017

In a written statement, Purdue denied the allegations but said it is "deeply troubled" by the addiction crisis and "dedicated to being part of the solution". He said the city has spent millions of dollars to address the needs of people addicted to opioids. The state claims Purdue Pharma's sales representatives were trained to reassure prescribers that there is "no ceiling" on the amount of OxyContin a patient could be prescribed and that the company's sales staff kept detailed records of ... (more...)
PTC Therapeutics, Given PTC Therapeutics, Given "Outperform" Recommendation from Credit Suisse Group
- September 29, 2017

Also, the current price highlights a discount of 1664.71% to analysts' high consensus price target. J P Morgan Chase & Co reaffirmed a neutral rating and set a $21.00 price objective (up from $15.00) on shares of PTC Therapeutics in a research note on Friday, June 30th. (more...)
Micron Technology, Inc. (MU) Receives Outperform Rating from Cowen and Company Micron Technology, Inc. (MU) Receives Outperform Rating from Cowen and Company
- September 29, 2017

On average, equities research analysts expect that Micron Technology will post $7.54 EPS for the current year. Standpoint Research lowered shares of Micron Technology from a buy rating to a reduce rating in a report on Wednesday, May 24th. (more...)
Fayose dares Northern presidential aspirants to declare ambition Fayose dares Northern presidential aspirants to declare ambition
- September 29, 2017

H further boasted that he is the most experienced governor having served under three Presidents. The PDP has said its presidential candidate would come from the Northern part of the country according to an in-house zoning formular which party members agreed and adhere to. (more...)
Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ:NKTR) Trading Up - Insiders Selling, Short Interest Growing
- September 29, 2017

Among 3 analysts covering Neonode ( NASDAQ:NEON ), 1 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 41% are positive. NKTR was included in 13 notes of analysts from August 6, 2015. Here is a rundown on some insider market activity for Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ: NKTR ). Swiss Bank owns 0.01% invested in Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ: NKTR ) for 255,800 shares. (more...)
Delhi Metro: Fares to be revised, Kejriwal calls it 'anti Delhi Metro: Fares to be revised, Kejriwal calls it 'anti
- September 29, 2017

The transport minister also said the it is not clear whether the Delhi government's stand was considered by the fare fixation committee of Delhi Metro. For the Aam Aadmi Party that has gone on an overdrive to reach out to the people with its achievements, Thursday's aggressive campaign is an attempt to distance itself from the fare hike. (more...)
Woman accused in plot kill niece with poisoned breast milk Woman accused in plot kill niece with poisoned breast milk
- September 29, 2017

In one, she allegedly describes mixing crushed pills into breast milk for the infant, writing that "I hope she dies". In other texts, she wrote "I hope she dies" and told her boyfriend that, "I thought it was amusing that I don't have an ounce of guilt". (more...)
Major League Baseball owners approve sale of Marlins to Derek Jeter group Major League Baseball owners approve sale of Marlins to Derek Jeter group
- September 29, 2017

Sherman and Jeter's investment team also includes National Basketball Association legend Michael Jordan, along with former Morgan Stanley wealth management chief Greg Fleming and former Goldman Sachs executive Doug Kimmelman, among others. Loria's tenure as Marlins owner had its highs and lows. He bought the franchise for $158.5 million in 2002 from John Henry, part of the Boston Red Sox ownership group that has celebrated three World Series titles. (more...)
Rohingya crisis: Refugee boat capsizes, leaving 14 dead Rohingya crisis: Refugee boat capsizes, leaving 14 dead
- September 28, 2017

They said the government had told them the trip would happen next week. United Nations aid personnel were forced to leave Rakhine when the military began a crackdown on Rohingya militants behind attacks on security personnel in August. Aid groups dismissed the accusations, which they said had inflamed anger towards them among Buddhists in the communally divided state, and called for an end to "misinformation and unfounded accusations". (more...)
Tarun Tejpal Charged With Rape, Pleads Not Guilty Before Goa Court Tarun Tejpal Charged With Rape, Pleads Not Guilty Before Goa Court
- September 28, 2017

Tejpal faces a minimum 10-year jail term if he is found guilty of rape. On Tuesday, the Bombay High Court had refused to stay the framing of charges against Tejpal , and issued a notice to the Goa government seeking its response to the senior journalist's plea . (more...)
Aurora theater shooter transferred to federal prison Aurora theater shooter transferred to federal prison
- September 28, 2017

Not long after that, however, Holmes effectively disappeared. Holmes was moved from Colorado due to threats from another inmate, AP reports, but officials did not disclose where he was taken. Several survivors of the attack said they were upset after corrections officials quietly transferred Holmes. Colorado has been working for months to place Holmes in federal custody. (more...)
Aamir Khan Wishes To Play Krishna If SS Rajamouli Will Make 'Mahabharata' Aamir Khan Wishes To Play Krishna If SS Rajamouli Will Make 'Mahabharata'
- September 28, 2017

Secret Superstar revolves around a teenager named Insiya who dreams of becoming a famous singer and how she changes her life and the lives of everyone around her. "Such characters are not written on a daily basis". Aamir is also seen getting himself clicked with girls. He says: "He flirts with girls also". Aamir's wife and producer of the film, Kiran Rao says that he plays the role of a music director who is not having a good time. (more...)