Medicine


"vaping" does lead to smoking cigarettes
- October 31, 2017

What is Canada doing so wrong? A new Canadian study seems to put paid to an argument that e-cigarettes keeps young people away from smoking tobacco. With all this is a worrying backslide: Youths today are using nicotine products at an increasing rate for the first time since the 1960's. "Certainly nicotine is addictive and we don't want e-cigarettes to be a mechanism whereby youth get addicted to nicotine", he said. (more...)
Chronic acetaminophen use during pregnancy almost doubles risk of ADHD Chronic acetaminophen use during pregnancy almost doubles risk of ADHD
- October 31, 2017

Researchers collected information from 95,242 mothers, 75,217 fathers and 112,973 children born between 1999 and 2009, including 2,245 who had been diagnosed with ADHD . But the large size of the data set shows the need for careful consideration of acetaminophen use during pregnancy. Mothers filled out two questionnaires, one during and one after birth; fathers completed surveys on medication use 6 months before pregnancy. (more...)
New AI system can automatically detect bowel cancer in under a second New AI system can automatically detect bowel cancer in under a second
- October 31, 2017

A group of Japanese researchers figured out a way to use AI to identify early colorectal cancer tumors, before they became malignant and much more harmful, Engadget reports . In a trial, the AI system was able to identify potentially unsafe tumours from endoscopy images with clinical accuracy. She further explained, "This allows the complete resection of adenomatous (cancerous) polyps and prevents unnecessary polypectomy (removal) of non-neoplastic polyps". (more...)
Cost of Gas to Jump Wednesday November 1 - Vehicle Fees Jump Too Cost of Gas to Jump Wednesday November 1 - Vehicle Fees Jump Too
- October 31, 2017

The bill also includes a "Vehicle License Fee Law" with a varying fee between $25 and $175 based on vehicle value to be added to registration fees, which will take effect January 1, 2018. All of the extra money is going to translate into roughly $52 billion of revenue for the state over the next decade, which will go to road programs, public transit and traffic congestion projects. (more...)
Do the Stock Experienced Heavy Trading? - Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY) Do the Stock Experienced Heavy Trading? - Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY)
- October 31, 2017

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in BMY . GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. The biopharmaceutical company reported $0.75 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.77 by ($0.02). (more...)
Tata Steel reports Q2 profit below expectations Tata Steel reports Q2 profit below expectations
- October 31, 2017

Sales in the branded products and retail solutions segment grew 14 per cent, with strong volume growth in emerging customer accounts. Tata Steel Kalinganagar works ramped up and facilitated higher material availability besides providing entry into new segments with better product range, the company said in a statement on Monday. (more...)
Earnings Estimates in the Spotlight: Alaska Air Group, Inc. (ALK)
- October 30, 2017

The stock increased 4.28% or $0.74 on October 27, reaching $18.03. (NYSE:ALK) are valued at $65.52 at the time of writing and have moved -0.88% since the open. Therefore 71% are positive. Morgan Stanley reduced their target price on Alaska Air Group from $103.00 to $102.00 and set an "overweight" rating for the company in a report on Monday, July 17th. (more...)
Dad Prevented From Donating Kidney To Save His Two-Year-Old Son's Life Dad Prevented From Donating Kidney To Save His Two-Year-Old Son's Life
- October 30, 2017

The child's father, Anthony Dickerson, is a flawless match but due to Dickerson's recent arrest and probation violation Emory Hospital in Atlanta refuses to perform the surgery. According to the family, AJ has suffered strokes in recent months and the two-year-old is now battling a peritonitis infection. "Nothing", Mr Dickerson said in a statement. (more...)
AbbVie Inc. (ABBV) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results
- October 30, 2017

AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV ) traded up 2.65% during midday trading on Friday, reaching $91.93. It has underperformed by 6.07% the S&P500. 28, 2017. These shares are worth $589,512 and were traded at $88 each. Utah Retirement Systems reported 0.49% stake. 61,967 were reported by Cheviot Value Mngmt Ltd. Mu Investments Commerce Ltd reported 0.02% in AbbVie Inc (NYSE: ABBV ). (more...)
Former Hyderabad captain and BCCI general manager MV Sridhar passes away Former Hyderabad captain and BCCI general manager MV Sridhar passes away
- October 30, 2017

One of the India's prominent BCCI General Manager and cricketer MV Sridhar, who recently resigned from his position has died on Monday. Maturi Venkat Sridhar is no more. Sridhar was there throughout the hearing and was the link between the board and team. While Sanjay Bangar handled the coaching, Sridhar was sent to the Caribbean with goal of keeping the players focused on on-field matters and also get a first-hand account of their requirements. (more...)
Theresa May demands reforms as sex toy minister investigated Theresa May demands reforms as sex toy minister investigated
- October 30, 2017

The Cabinet Office - responsible for ensuring effective government - will investigate if Garnier's behaviour violated ministerial codes of conduct, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Sunday. However, parliamentary staff work directly for MPs, who are in effect self-employed and do not have to adopt the policy. 'I do not believe that this situation can be tolerated any longer. (more...)
Health Marketplace Opens Nov 1 for 2018 Health Plans Health Marketplace Opens Nov 1 for 2018 Health Plans
- October 30, 2017

Efforts to kill the program have failed, so the almost half a million Pennsylvanians that get insurance through the Marketplace can still get coverage, but they'll find changes this year. (4) Check what the co-payment or co-insurance will be for any medical services you expect to use during the plan year, such as physical therapy or mental health services. (more...)
Two winners crowned in 'Sa Re Ga Ma Pa - Lil Champs' finale Two winners crowned in 'Sa Re Ga Ma Pa - Lil Champs' finale
- October 30, 2017

And for the very first time in the history of the reality show, 2 contestants have come up as the victor. This is for the first time, the show has 2 winners, from both teams Bhukamp and Toofan. He also sang some great songs like Hawayein, Sooraj Dooba and Zaalima in the finale and he was appreciated by everyone. "The experience has helped me grow as a person and I am thankful to Zee TV and the prestigious Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Li'l Champs platform for this opportunity". (more...)
Hundreds take stand against breast cancer during annual walk Hundreds take stand against breast cancer during annual walk
- October 30, 2017

The walk is a powerful and inspiring opportunity to unite as a community to honor cancer survivors and raise awareness. Having watched numerous family members and friends suffering with breast cancer, I believe women have a right to know of any substance or action that increases their risk of developing this life-threatening disease. (more...)
Dogs May Be A Good Barrier Against Childhood Eczema And Asthma Dogs May Be A Good Barrier Against Childhood Eczema And Asthma
- October 30, 2017

The research was presented at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) Annual Scientific Meeting at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, the US. He informed that researchers examined mother-child pairs exposed to a dog. The authors of the report warn, however, that the positive effect does not extend to those who suffer from allergies to dogs. (more...)
'Cheap' flu vaccine blamed for outbreak 'Cheap' flu vaccine blamed for outbreak
- October 30, 2017

According to the latest statistics, more than 217,000 Australians had laboratory confirmed cases of the flu this year, compared with 91,000 last year. "It's true the elderly have had a less than usual level of protection this year, we're now examining whether some high dose vaccines could be brought in". (more...)
Barzani tells Kurdish parliament he will stand down on November 1 Barzani tells Kurdish parliament he will stand down on November 1
- October 30, 2017

Barzani's step came after the military and political defeat that touched the Region following the September 25 referendum on independence, opposed by Baghdad, Ankara and Tehran, in addition to the worldwide community. Several other areas, considered disputed between the Iraqis and the Kurds, were reclaimed by Iraqi government forces in the military advances. Macro made the remarks during a phone conversation with Iraqi Prime Minister Haydar al-Abadi on Saturday. (more...)
Philadelphia Eagles batter 49ers rookie quarterback en route to 33-10 victory Philadelphia Eagles batter 49ers rookie quarterback en route to 33-10 victory
- October 30, 2017

Defensive coordinator Robert Saleh dialed up blitzes to bother quarterback Carson Wentz behind the Eagles offensive line that was without left tackle Jason Peters . His 84.2 passer rating was his worst since the Game 2 loss at Kansas City. Jeffery finished the game with two receptions for 62 yards, with nearly all of his production coming on one sensational play. (more...)
Surgeon discovers he has cancer using an iPhone attachment Surgeon discovers he has cancer using an iPhone attachment
- October 29, 2017

A doctor is said to have diagnosed his own cancer using an iPhone-connected ultrasound device. Place it on the area of the body you wish to examine and a black-and-white ultrasound image will appear on your phone. To that end, the company is hoping to pair the product with AI software that will allow a novice to position the probe correctly and even interpret the images. (more...)
Myanmar: Foreign journalists charged over parliament drone flight Myanmar: Foreign journalists charged over parliament drone flight
- October 29, 2017

The police were also expecting to obtain court permission to remand the four for up to 15 days as they prepare to charge them under Section 8 of the Export and Import Law. TRT said it was in discussions with Myanmar authorities to secure their release. "We are still investigating and can't say more than that", said Shwe Thaung, an officer from the Naypyitaw police station. (more...)