Medicine


Human tears and saliva can generate electricity Human tears and saliva can generate electricity
- October 04, 2017

In recent lab experiments, researcher at the University of Limerick's Bernal Institute, in Ireland, found lysozyme crystals yield an electric current when pressurized. Just apply pressure and feel the power, a team of scientists at the University of Limerick's Bernal Institute in Ireland report in the October 2 issue of the scientific journal Applied Physics Letters . (more...)
Free flu shot clinic Saturday in Santa Fe Free flu shot clinic Saturday in Santa Fe
- October 04, 2017

Immunisation is the best defence we have against flu but it is not always effective. As an added protection, the new vaccine also has a different effect on the immune system. The medical center has opened a drive-thru flu shot clinic on campus. You need to change every year, unlike other vaccines against influenza. Prof Sarah Gilbert and colleagues believe that using their vaccine alongside the current one could help. (more...)
ICMR chief Soumya Swaminathan to be WHO's new Deputy Director General ICMR chief Soumya Swaminathan to be WHO's new Deputy Director General
- October 04, 2017

Daughter of acclaimed geneticist MS Swaminathan , she is a pediatrician and a globally recognised researcher on tuberculosis and HIV. She holds an MBBS degree from Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC) in India, MD degree from All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), along with a Diplomate of National Board from National Board of Examinations. (more...)
How Insiders and Institutions are Trading AbbVie Inc. (ABBV)
- October 04, 2017

It has underperformed by 1.65% the S&P500. Acropolis Investment Management LLC purchased a new position in AbbVie in the second quarter worth $106,000. Among 21 analysts covering Abbvie Inc (NYSE: ABBV ), 9 have Buy rating , 1 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 36% are positive. Abbvie Inc had 58 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (more...)
Outpouring of support overwhelms local blood bank Outpouring of support overwhelms local blood bank
- October 04, 2017

Former NSYNC singer and Las Vegas native Lance Bass tweeted his frustration at the ban: "How is it STILL illegal for gays to donate blood??!" Donors that came in after learning about the shooting understood their blood may not leave the state but they're still motivated to help out those in need. (more...)
Should People Who Can't Quit Smoking Switch to E-Cigarettes? Should People Who Can't Quit Smoking Switch to E-Cigarettes?
- October 04, 2017

Some anti-tobacco advocacy groups and Democratic congressional leaders push for banning traditional cigarettes as the lead element of their quit-or-die strategy , eventually getting rid of all nicotine and tobacco products as their endgame. (more...)
Hunt announces 5000 more nurse training places each year Hunt announces 5000 more nurse training places each year
- October 04, 2017

He explained that they will not just increase "traditional university places", but also 'triple the number of nursing associates, so that people already in the NHS can become a registered nurse after a four year apprenticeship without having to do a traditional full-time university course'. (more...)
An hour of exercise a week can kill depression An hour of exercise a week can kill depression
- October 04, 2017

Harvey and team are trying to establish exactly why exercise can have a protective effect against depression, but they suspect the benefit may be the result of the combined effects of the various physical and social benefits of engaging in physical activity. (more...)
Australia's James Pattinson doubtful for the 1st Ashes Test match v England Australia's James Pattinson doubtful for the 1st Ashes Test match v England
- October 04, 2017

Starc and Josh Hazlewood would play domestic first-class cricket in order to get required match fitness before the all-important Ashes against England . "Throw in Jackson Bird and Coulter-Nile is back bowling really well so we've got five really good guys there and if Patto is fit to go, six". England's seam department comprises of James Anderson, Stuart Broad, Chris Woakes, Jake Ball, Craig Overton and potentially Ben Stokes, who remains suspended from worldwide duty following his ... (more...)
Politicians wear it pink for breast cancer fundraiser Politicians wear it pink for breast cancer fundraiser
- October 04, 2017

Since her diagnosis and recovery Karol has been a voice working to to raise awareness of breast cancer to other women. The White House glowed pink overnight to mark the start National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in the United States. I was raised in Harlem so this really resonates with me and also my mother is a breast cancer survivor and I don't think I've ever really got to really share that story, so this is important to me. (more...)
Active Movers: Social Reality, Inc. (NASDAQ:SRAX), Newell Brands Inc. (NYSE:NWL)
- October 04, 2017

Fieldpoint Private Securities LLC's holdings in Newell Brands were worth $1,251,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Among holders that decreased their positions, 74 sold out of the stock Newell Brands Inc . KKR is down around 33.2% from its 12-month high of $13.58 notched on Nov 09, 2016 but is -0.49% above its highest point the past 12 months of $20.43 a share. (more...)
Reno Blood Bank Gets Surge Of Donors After Las Vegas Shooting Reno Blood Bank Gets Surge Of Donors After Las Vegas Shooting
- October 04, 2017

Donors that came in after learning about the shooting understood their blood may not leave the state but they're still motivated to help out those in need. Corley said regional donations will be needed in the coming days to replenish the blood supply. The line to donate blood is now wrapped through the parking lot & around the the block. (more...)
Virginia Blood Services needs help after sending blood to Las Vegas Virginia Blood Services needs help after sending blood to Las Vegas
- October 04, 2017

Blood Assurance recently sent blood to areas affected by Hurricane Harvey and is always on standby to help areas in need. Yesterday, a gunman in Las Vegas killed 59 people and injured another 527 in the most deadly mass shooting in United States history. (more...)
Las Vegas shooting survivor hailed as hero after saving dozens of lives Las Vegas shooting survivor hailed as hero after saving dozens of lives
- October 04, 2017

A man stands outside the the Route 91 Harvest country music festival grounds after an active shooter was reported in Las Vegas on October 1, 2017. One tweet , shared by reporter Heather Long, gained more than 115,000 retweets and 286,000 likes as of Monday. (more...)
Inland Northwest Blood Center in need of donations Inland Northwest Blood Center in need of donations
- October 04, 2017

Blood donors from Redding are responding to the call for more donations to help people wounded in the Las Vegas attack. Corley said Blood Centers of the Pacific, which has donation centers in Santa Rosa, Napa and San Rafael, stands ready to send blood supplies directly to Las Vegas. (more...)
Playtex Recalls Children's Bowls, Plates due to Choking Hazard Playtex Recalls Children's Bowls, Plates due to Choking Hazard
- October 04, 2017

The recall affects 3.6 million colorful plates and bowls that were sold separately and as a set between October 2009 and August 2017 in the US, the company wrote in a news release . Plates and bowls created for children by Playtex are being recalled across Canada and the United States over reports of choking . There have been four reports of children choking on a piece of the clear plastic layer. (more...)
Fundraiser collecting money for Las Vegas shooting victims Fundraiser collecting money for Las Vegas shooting victims
- October 04, 2017

Michigan Blood in Saginaw mainly supplies locally and the Red Cross helps across the country. Graves, however, did not seem inconvenienced by the long wait as she sat in a parking lot where a mobile blood bank had been hastily set up to take donations. (more...)
United Blood Services Sending Blood Products to Las Vegas United Blood Services Sending Blood Products to Las Vegas
- October 04, 2017

Tallahassee's local blood donation site is one blood located on Riggins Road. Miller-Keystone says it hasn't seen two-hour lines for blood donations since September 11 and many of its regular donors gave recently to help fill the need created by the hurricanes. (more...)
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang says no interest in Premier League move Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang says no interest in Premier League move
- October 03, 2017

Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has told Telefoot that playing in the English Premier League has never appealed to him. Manchester City have been dealt a major blow in their pursuit of Borussia Dortmund star Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, with the striker insisting he is not tempted by a move to the Premier League. (more...)
Heavy Rains Lash Hyderabad, Relief Operations on Heavy Rains Lash Hyderabad, Relief Operations on
- October 03, 2017

John's wife Mera (30) was seriously injured. Dr. Janardhan Reddy, Hyderabad Police Commissioner Mahender Reddy, Hyderabad District Collector Yogitha Rana, HMWSSB Managing Director Dana Kishore and senior officials of various departments have attended the emergency convergence meeting held at GHMC Head Office today. (more...)