Medicine


Trump declaration on opioid crisis greeted with hope and skepticism in Maine Trump declaration on opioid crisis greeted with hope and skepticism in Maine
- October 28, 2017

Dr. Mary Dowd, an addiction specialist who works at the Milestone Foundation's detox center in Portland and also treats Suboxone patients at Catholic Charities, agreed that there is value in continuing an open discussion about the crisis, especially if the president is a major participant. (more...)
Nigeria Recovers $85 Million From Malabu Oil Deal Nigeria Recovers $85 Million From Malabu Oil Deal
- October 28, 2017

The inaugural forum will be held in Washington DC from December 4 to 6. The GFAR was established as an outcome of the London 2016 Anti -Corruption Summit. He urged the global community to work the talk by fulfilling some of the commitments made during the London summit, which had direct implication for anti-corruption in Nigeria. (more...)
Burundi leaves International Criminal Court amid row
- October 27, 2017

Burundi has withdrawn its membership of the International Criminal Court (ICC), a year after it notified the global judicial institution of its intention. It came after the country's lawmakers approved a bill on the said withdrawal. The ongoing violence and unrest have forced hundreds of thousands to leave the country. (more...)
Almost Half of Food Allergies Appear in Adults Almost Half of Food Allergies Appear in Adults
- October 27, 2017

Across the board, in children, adults, and persons of all ethnic backgrounds, allergies were revealed to be on the rise. It's possible you're one of the many adults who developed a food allergy as an adult, a new study says. The researchers found that peanut allergies have increased 21 percent in American children in the last seven years, but allergies to shellfish and sesame have also increased. (more...)
Stock under Consideration: Altria Group, Inc. (MO)
- October 27, 2017

Rational Advisors LLC's holdings in Altria Group were worth $2,040,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Several other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of MO. Altria Group had a return on equity of 59.50% and a net margin of 56.98%. The company had revenue of $5.10 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $5.22 billion. (more...)
Apple buys Kiwi tech company Powerbyproxi Apple buys Kiwi tech company Powerbyproxi
- October 27, 2017

Would you like to see a wireless charging laptop or tablet in the near future? "We want to bring truly effortless charging to more places and more customers around the world". PowerbyProxi has its own line of products. One of the company's products is Proxi-Module, a modular wireless-power system that can be adapted and integrated into other products. (more...)
Nurse sings dying patient's favorite song in heartbreaking viral video Nurse sings dying patient's favorite song in heartbreaking viral video
- October 27, 2017

A Tennessee nurse comforted a dying cancer patient by singing the woman's favorite song at her bedside, and the emotional moment has gone viral, WTVF reported. Margaret passed away six days after being told that she wouldn't be able to get a liver transplant. Speaking to the news organisation afterwards, Ms Neufelder said: 'There was nearly a sense of peace knowing that it was her favorite song and she did tell me it's the song she wants played at her funeral. (more...)
Scottish women can take the 'abortion pill' at home
- October 27, 2017

Announcing the news, the Scottish government's public health minister, Aileen Campbell, said in a statement: "Abortion can be an emotive subject". The researchers tracked the outcome of 1,000 women in Ireland and Northern Ireland who used a website run by a group called Women on Web to get abortion pills, according to Cosmopolitan magazine. (more...)
A Study Has Found That Frequent Cannabis Consumers Have More Sex A Study Has Found That Frequent Cannabis Consumers Have More Sex
- October 27, 2017

Given that the average couple has sex about once a week, Eisenberg said, the bottom line for partaking in a bong or blunt could add up to 20 more instances of sexual intercourse each year. According to a new study dispelling earlier research , it turns out that marijuana boosts libido and enhances sexual performance. But people aren't rats, of course. (more...)
Afternoon heart surgery 'is 50% more successful' Afternoon heart surgery 'is 50% more successful'
- October 27, 2017

In one part of the study, his team tracked the medical records of almost 600 people who had heart valve replacement surgery for 500 days, to identify any major cardiac events such as a heart attack, heart failure or death from heart disease. (more...)
Baking soda can remove pesticides from apples
- October 27, 2017

The utilization of pesticides can enable increment to trim yield, however worries over their potential impacts on human wellbeing have been raised throughout the years. With electronic mapping technology, they tried to assess the pesticide presence on the surface of, and inside, the apples. It reduced 80% of the thiabendazole and 96% of the phosmet. (more...)
Financial Aid Can't Keep Pace With Public College Tuition Hikes Financial Aid Can't Keep Pace With Public College Tuition Hikes
- October 27, 2017

Pennsylvania's pricey status is by no means new. "It's another example of legislators, institutionally, speaking out of both sides of their mouth", he said. The report also looked at financial aid across the nation and found that the average undergraduate at private or public colleges received $14,400 in aid, including $8,440 in grants, $4,620 in loans and the rest in tax credits and work-study. (more...)
Gulf crisis threatens regional security: Kuwait emir
- October 27, 2017

Speaking at the opening of the second session of the country's parliament on Tuesday, he said the country was aware the "the crisis risks escalation", which would be an invitation for "regional and global intervention". Qatar said on Thursday it had signed a defence agreement with Russian Federation, the latest in a series of such steps by the emirate since the Gulf diplomatic crisis erupted in June. (more...)
James Cook Commits To Georgia James Cook Commits To Georgia
- October 27, 2017

Cook called 5-star Zamir White (left) the thunder in their particular potential pairing in the backfield at UGA. With Cook, the Dawgs' running backs room will be stacked. Other running backs on Georgia's radar are four-star Alabama commit Trey Sanders, four-star John Emery Jr., four-star Derrian Brown, four-star Travis Tisdale and four-star Jonathan Sewell. (more...)
IPhone X Vodafone UK Pre-Order Deal: Free Apple AirPods! IPhone X Vodafone UK Pre-Order Deal: Free Apple AirPods!
- October 27, 2017

Apple is reportedly talking to more manufacturers to increase the supply of components. The iPhone X comes with Super Retina edge-to-edge 5.8- inch display with 2436x1125 pixels resolution. " Bloomberg's claim that Apple has reduced the accuracy spec for Face ID is completely false and we expect Face ID to be the new gold standard for facial authentication". (more...)
4.3 magnitude quake strikes off California coast near Santa Barbara 4.3 magnitude quake strikes off California coast near Santa Barbara
- October 27, 2017

PT, was centered 20.5 miles south-southwest of Vandenberg Air Force Base and 82 miles west of Ventura. People in the southern part of SLO and Santa Barbara counties felt the quake, according to Tribune News . In the last 10 days, there has been one natural disaster of magnitude 3.0 or greater centered nearby. "The Ring of Fire" is located within the basin of the Pacific Ocean, lined with around 75 percent of the world's total active volcanoes. (more...)
Royal Caribbean Returning to St. Maarten & San Juan Royal Caribbean Returning to St. Maarten & San Juan
- October 27, 2017

Royal Caribbean Cruises's dividend payout ratio is 33.71%. Macquarie Research initiated the shares of RCL in report on Tuesday, October 4 with "Outperform" rating. Stockholders of record on Thursday, September 29th will be given a $0.48 dividend. Bizjournals.com's news article titled: "Royal Caribbean buys former Carnival ship for Azamara line" with publication date: September 26, 2017 was also an interesting one. (more...)
Pharma company founder allegedly conspired to bribe doctors to prescribe fentanyl Pharma company founder allegedly conspired to bribe doctors to prescribe fentanyl
- October 26, 2017

Most of those who received the prescriptions weren't cancer patients. A claim was recorded against the Chandler-based organization in August charging they "occupied with fake showcasing plans meant to expand the offers of Subsys, an exceedingly addictive opioid professionally prescribed medication that contains fentanyl". (more...)
Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD) Stake Boosted by Welch Group LLC
- October 26, 2017

The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, October 12 with "Buy". Twin Tree Ltd Partnership stated it has 0.05% of its portfolio in Gilead Sciences, Inc . (NASDAQ: GILD ) for 81,460 shares. The Healthcare stock showed a change of -0.24% from opening and finally closed at $79.89 by scoring -0.26%. However, weekly performance stands at -0.15%. (more...)
Jurassic-era 'fish lizard' fossil discovered for first time in India Jurassic-era 'fish lizard' fossil discovered for first time in India
- October 26, 2017

The 150-million-year-old marine reptile known as "ichthyosaur" is the first of its kind found in India and was unearthed by a team of local and German geologists. The fossils of these creatures unearthed in the Southern Hemisphere have been limited to South America and Australia. The discovery expands knowledge on morphological diversity and geographic distribution of Late Jurassic ophthalmosaurids, their dietary habits and palaeobiogeography, the scientist said. (more...)