Medicine


Why ISIS claims responsibility for attacks it didn't commit Why ISIS claims responsibility for attacks it didn't commit
- October 07, 2017

IS did not name the suspected shooter, but said he had "executed the operation in response to calls to target countries of the coalition" batting the extremist group in Iraq and Syria. According to the local police, he had been living in a retiree community 80 miles northeast of Las Vegas. Director of International Security Studies at United Kingdom think tank RUSI, Raffaello Pantucci, said while it can be a grey area, the main definition of terrorism is when something has a political ... (more...)
Sports fever: Study says watching hockey stressful for the heart Sports fever: Study says watching hockey stressful for the heart
- October 07, 2017

A reasearch team from the Montreal Heart Institute monitored heart rates of 20 healthy Montreal Canadiens fans, ages 20 to 63, wearing Holter monitors that track heart activity during games. In one example, Khairy and co-authors cited a study of 10 Scottish soccer fans whose heart rates increased by 23 beats per minute (bpm) just after their supported team scored a goal. (more...)
Trump Praises Puerto Rico, Says Crisis Straining Budget Trump Praises Puerto Rico, Says Crisis Straining Budget
- October 07, 2017

Trump criticized the mayor of San Juan after she complained of inefficiency in the federal response. Trump, who has grappled with hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria in the past six weeks, said at a briefing that the disasters were straining the USA budget. (more...)
Analyst Research Roundup: Capricor Therapeutics, Inc. (CAPR), Inpixon (INPX)
- October 07, 2017

Developed by J. Welles Wilder, ATR is an indicator that measures volatility. Stock volatility for the month was 18.34% while for the week was 27.68%. It may be used by market technicians to enter and exit trades, and it is a useful tool to add to a trading system. (more...)
FDA approves first Zika test for blood, organ donations FDA approves first Zika test for blood, organ donations
- October 07, 2017

Magnani et al. isolated and engineered three neutralizing antibodies from a Zika-infected patient. Rather, it's lab-created using genomic Zika fragments, loaded up on to a DNA fragment amenable to humans, inserted into the body, and jolted into cell entry and reproduction via electrical shock. (more...)
San Diego records first West Nile case
- October 07, 2017

So far this year, county vector control personnel have recovered 32 dead birds that tested positive for the virus, as well as eight batches of mosquitoes. "Normally we start having cases show up in August when mosquito season starts". Extreme ailment can strike at any age, in any case, individuals more than 60 years old and individuals with certain restorative conditions, for instance, growth, hypertension, diabetes, or who have gotten organ transplants, are at higher hazard. (more...)
Former Fort Bragg soldier killed in Las Vegas shooting Former Fort Bragg soldier killed in Las Vegas shooting
- October 07, 2017

Hartfield's friend Troy Rhett told the Review-Journal that he sent his friend of eight years a text late Sunday night to see if he was OK. "Charlie was the hardest working man I've ever known". "He is the epitome of a citizen-soldier". Hartfield was a sargeant 1st class in the Nevada Army National Guard, assigned to the 100th Quartermaster Company, based in Las Vegas. (more...)
This woman's unique attempt at shaming catcallers revealed a scary trend This woman's unique attempt at shaming catcallers revealed a scary trend
- October 07, 2017

A woman takes pictures of the men who catcall her on the street. "This Instagram has the aim to create awareness about the objectification of women in daily life", she wrote at the end of August. "So that's how I came up with the idea - to just show it actually". The first man she asked replied "with enthusiasm", Jansma told Het Parool , which was then reported by UK's The Independent . (more...)
Are Hedge Funds Betting Against Micron Technology, Inc. (MU)? Are Hedge Funds Betting Against Micron Technology, Inc. (MU)?
- October 07, 2017

Also, the Hold rating count is 12 as of 10/05/17. Guardian Life Insurance Co. of America grew its position in shares of Micron Technology by 0.3% during the 1st quarter. In other news, SVP Steven L. Thorsen, Jr. sold 118,944 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Friday, September 29th. The shares were sold at an average price of $38.61, for a total value of $3,088,800.00. (more...)
First flu death of season reported in San Diego First flu death of season reported in San Diego
- October 07, 2017

Takieddine. If you feel like you're coming down with the flu, stay home from work or school rather than risk getting other people sick. But over the past few decades, doctors have been consistent with their message - getting the flu shot is the best way to avoid getting sick over the winter months. (more...)
Cigna says it will no longer cover Oxycontin prescriptions Cigna says it will no longer cover Oxycontin prescriptions
- October 07, 2017

Purdue has been hit with multiple lawsuits accusing the company of using deceptive and unlawful marketing techniques to sell OxyContin that have exacerbated opioid abuse . The move is meant to cut back on the number of opioid prescriptions the company provides. Cigna has struck a "value-based" business arrangement to cover the Collegium drug. (more...)
A Mother's Choice to Not Vaccinate Son Throws Her in Jail A Mother's Choice to Not Vaccinate Son Throws Her in Jail
- October 06, 2017

Bredow and the ex-husband had originally separated in 2008. An Oakland County judge noted that Rebecca Bredow agreed to the immunization last November. According to the BBC , parents in MI are legally allowed to skip or delay their kids' vaccinations due to personal beliefs. She was sentenced for contempt of court after disregarding the court order to have her son vaccinated on Wednesday. (more...)
Monkey Pox Outbreak: Stay Away From Bushmeat - Federal Ministry Of Health Monkey Pox Outbreak: Stay Away From Bushmeat - Federal Ministry Of Health
- October 06, 2017

The State Commissioner for Health, Prof Ebimitula Etebu, who inaugurated the committee, reassured the citizens that there was not need to panic. The disease was first reported late September in an 11-year-old boy, while 11 other cases have been confirmed after examination of more samples, the country's center for disease control said in a statement. (more...)
Why new cancer drugs are such a disappointment
- October 06, 2017

Gold on these 68 applications, indications, 39 (or 57%) have received the green light from the european regulator without having demonstrated an improvement of the duration of life or quality of life of patients compared to existing treatments . (more...)
Two students arrested for criminal threats at Mira Costa High School Two students arrested for criminal threats at Mira Costa High School
- October 06, 2017

The school district says El Mirage police "do not view" the messages "as a viable threat". Police are investigating whether a second student had the gun earlier in the day. The Superintendent's Office emailed parents saying, "It came to our attention this morning that a student made online threats". Detectives served search warrants at the boys' Manhattan Beach homes, and while no weapons were found, investigators located what Zins called "substantial evidence ... (more...)
Here's why Hrithik Roshan broke his silence on Kangana Ranaut row Here's why Hrithik Roshan broke his silence on Kangana Ranaut row
- October 06, 2017

Calling him " stalker uncle ", Rangoli also shared screenshots of the actor's email to her sister to prove that he used an iPad for communicating and not a laptop that he claims to have surrendered to the Cyber Crime department. "He spoke only after weeks". The row erupted a year ago when Kangana hinted at Hrithik being her "ex-boyfriend". "The intent is not to malign anyone but to save one's dignity", says the family member. (more...)
Pet store puppies spread antibiotic-resistant infection to humans, CDC says Pet store puppies spread antibiotic-resistant infection to humans, CDC says
- October 06, 2017

Of the 55, 13 have been hospitalized. Epidemiologic and laboratory findings have linked the outbreak to contact with puppies sold through Petland stores. Kunzelman also pointed to CDC guidance that " Regardless of where they are from, any puppies and dogs may carry Campylobacter germs ". The number of states has now risen to 12: Florida, Kansas, Maryland, Missouri, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Utah, Wisconsin and Wyoming. (more...)
Supreme Court to make appointment, transfer of judges public Supreme Court to make appointment, transfer of judges public
- October 06, 2017

The resolution gives details about the elevation of the three Judicial Officers as Kerala High Court judges whose names were recommended by the then Chief Justice of the High Court on February 2, 2017 in consultation with two of his senior-most colleagues. (more...)
Panic in Madagascar as bubonic, pneumonic plague death toll rises Panic in Madagascar as bubonic, pneumonic plague death toll rises
- October 06, 2017

Infectious disease and community-health experts will be deployed to Madagascar to support the Red Cross response. Plague is mainly spread by flea-carrying rats. Aid workers say there have been 194 cases of plague, mostly pneumonic. The deadly disease is endemic to Madagascar, which is an island nation off the southeast coast of Africa. (more...)
Las Vegas Shooter's Girlfriend Marilou Danley Speaks Out After Deadly Attack Las Vegas Shooter's Girlfriend Marilou Danley Speaks Out After Deadly Attack
- October 06, 2017

Paddock". "We have an active shooter". Witnesses said it lasted 15 minutes. Earlier reports said that Danley was expected to return to US soil on Wednesday. Some of the rifles had scopes, the sheriff said. Trump met privately with people injured in Sunday's shooting, which killed dozens and injured hundreds at a local concert. (more...)