Medicine


Sasikala's parole plea rejected on Sasikala's parole plea rejected on "technical grounds"
- October 05, 2017

Chennai: With the health condition of Natarajan, husband of jailed AIADMK leader V K Sasikala, deteriorating, doctors at the Gleneagles Global Hospital here prepared him for a late night dual organ transplant. "I have received information that the liver and kidney transplant surgery has been performed on uncle", Mr Dhinakaran told reporters before leaving for the hospital where 74-year-old Mr Natarajan is admitted. (more...)
CytomX Therapeutics, Inc. (CTMX) Hits 52-Week High
- October 05, 2017

Russell Investments Group Ltd. bought a new stake in shares of CytomX Therapeutics during the fourth quarter worth $243,000. The Director now owns $5,564,424 of the stock per an SEC filing yesterday. Shares of CytomX Therapeutics, Inc . 172,572 shares of the company's stock traded hands. The firm's market capitalization is $833.93 million. It is now trading at $19.00 significantly above the 50 day moving average of $16.66 and which is significantly higher than the 200 day moving average of ... (more...)
Alberta Plans To Set A Minimum Age Of 18 For Legalized Weed Alberta Plans To Set A Minimum Age Of 18 For Legalized Weed
- October 05, 2017

Ganley also added that the present document is a draft and they are continuing to work on refining their approach in the days leading up to when pot is legalized in Canada. "This would help to ensure that only legally produced products are sold here". After months of planning and discussion, the Alberta Government has announced its framework for the legalization of cannabis. (more...)
Delhi: Security officer opens fire to control crowd Delhi: Security officer opens fire to control crowd
- October 05, 2017

The video has since then gone viral on the social media. Although it is still not clear that what led to the incident at the metro station but CCTV footage of the incident begins with some men assaulting a boy at the metro station. Notably, no one was injured in the incident. The scuffle broke out between two people at a ticket counter. An inquiry has been initiated against CISF duty in-charge who opened fire in the air to ascertain the circumstances under which he opened fire. (more...)
Delhi LG writes to Kejriwal over regularization of teachers' service bill Delhi LG writes to Kejriwal over regularization of teachers' service bill
- October 05, 2017

BJP MLA and Leader of Opposition Vijender Gupta wondered if the government wanted to regularise guest teachers, why didn't it do thus in the past two and a half years. Though the Delhi government has chose to move ahead with the decision despite objections from Baijal, experts say that the decision will never have any effect without the required approval of the lieutenant governor. (more...)
Here's How Many Lives Have Been Spared From Breast Cancer Since 1989 Here's How Many Lives Have Been Spared From Breast Cancer Since 1989
- October 04, 2017

The pink paper honors those who have been touched by breast cancer. "The Estée Lauder Companies has always been committed to making an impact on communities around the world, and our efforts through The Breast Cancer Campaign are a reflection of that goal", Fabrizio Freda, president and CEO of The Estée Lauder Companies tells the press. (more...)
CDC: Obesity linked to increased risk for cancer CDC: Obesity linked to increased risk for cancer
- October 04, 2017

Between year 2005 and 2014, cancers related to obesity have registered an increase of seven percent, the CDC report informed. "What we need to talk about is preventing cancer, eating better". These include meningioma (tumors in the membranes surrounding the brain and spinal cord), multiple myeloma (a cancer of the blood), adenocarcinoma of the esophagus, and cancer of the thyroid. (more...)
Mother who refused to vaccinate son gets 7 days behind bars Mother who refused to vaccinate son gets 7 days behind bars
- October 04, 2017

But when Bredow refused to go through with the remaining vaccinations, her ex-husband asked the judge to force Bredow, who has primary custody of the child, to comply with their prior agreement. "If my child was forced to be vaccinated, I couldn't bring myself to do it", she said. Judge McDonald says the boy has two parents and "Dad gets a say". (more...)
Govt will reverse GDP slowdown: PM Modi lashes out at critics Govt will reverse GDP slowdown: PM Modi lashes out at critics
- October 04, 2017

Defending demonetization, he said the cash-to-GDP ratio had come down to 9% from 12% before Nov 8, 2016. "Dip in economic growth in one quarter has boosted pessimists; this is not the first time growth has dipped to 5.7 per cent in any quarter", he said. (more...)
Calgon Carbon Corporation (CCC) Downgraded by Sidoti to Neutral
- October 04, 2017

Calgon Carbon (NYSE:CCC) opened at 14.25 on Monday. Bancshares Of Montreal Can reported 399 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Swiss Bank & Trust owns 85,100 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Therefore 40% are positive. Calgon Carbon Corporation declared a dividend for shareholders that was paid on Thursday June 15th, 2017. CCC traded on a high for the day of 21.40 with a corresponding low of 21.35.The day's high marked a slight increase on the previous day's close which saw CCC finish the ... (more...)
USA shooter's girlfriend returns to U.S. from Philippines USA shooter's girlfriend returns to U.S. from Philippines
- October 04, 2017

Forty-seven firearms were found in three locations - Paddock's hotel suite, the home he shared with Ms Danley 130km away in Mesquite and another property in Reno, Nevada. However, America's top domestic law enforcement agency, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, said during a Monday morning press conference that the suspected assailant was not believed to be related to any worldwide terror organizations. (more...)
Prince Charles and Camilla to make first official visit to Malaysia Prince Charles and Camilla to make first official visit to Malaysia
- October 04, 2017

According to Clarence House, the programme for Charles and Camilla's visit includes a celebration of the Commonwealth in the lead-up to the Commonwealth Summits to be held in the United Kingdom in 2018 and Malaysia in 2020. The press release also stated that Prince Charles will be at a wreath-laying ceremony to recognize the sacrifices made by British, Singaporean and Commonwealth personnel during the two World Wars and other conflicts. (more...)
Steelers LT Alejandro Villanueva wants media to leave him alone Steelers LT Alejandro Villanueva wants media to leave him alone
- October 04, 2017

To use me as a tool to push agendas and to push message is completely unacceptable". President Donald Trump made comments last week about protests during the anthem, referring to any player who kneels as a "son of a bitch" and saying team owners should fire them for it. (more...)
Taylor Swift Lyrics Part Of Road Safety Campaign Taylor Swift Lyrics Part Of Road Safety Campaign
- October 04, 2017

Why?" Road signs in Iowa used lyrics from one of Taylor Swift's newest songs to warn motorists about the dangers of distracted driving . Now, her new hit, " Look What You Made Me Do ", is helping Swifties and Taylor detractors alike by reminding them not to pick up the phone while they're driving . (more...)
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...)