Medicine


World Antibiotic Awareness Week, 13-19 November 2017 World Antibiotic Awareness Week, 13-19 November 2017
- November 16, 2017

Correct antibiotic use and good hand washing reduce C. diff infections. Smart Use, Best Care, a nationwide educational initiative to continue to fight antibiotic resistance and protect patients from unnecessary adverse effects. "CDC encourages healthcare professionals and patients to talk through the best ways to feel better and what treatment options are most effective". For this week's World Antibiotic Awareness Week (13-19 November 2017), researchers at IDS and Future Health Systems ... (more...)
Bargain hunting, PSU banks stocks lift equity indices Bargain hunting, PSU banks stocks lift equity indices
- November 16, 2017

Market breadth was in the favour of gainers, with about 2 stocks advancing to every 1 stock that declined. "Markets bounced back sharply on Thursday to close with hefty gains". Indian shares look set to open slightly higher on Thursday, with hopes for further rationalization of Goods and Services Tax (GST) rates and the findings of a survey highlighting Prime Minister Modi's enduring political strength likely to support sentiment after three days of losses. (more...)
Officials link 7 cases of Legionnaires' disease to hotel Officials link 7 cases of Legionnaires' disease to hotel
- November 16, 2017

Health officials said two of the three new cases involved individuals who visited Disneyland. The Los Angeles Times reports that two patients have died, but neither of these visited Disneyland. All 15 cases were reported to the Health Care Agency between September 27 and November 15 and the ages of those affected range from 52 to 94. "The Southern Nevada Health District's investigation is continuing". (more...)
Boko Haram: 18 Dead, 29 Injured In Fresh Borno Attack Boko Haram: 18 Dead, 29 Injured In Fresh Borno Attack
- November 16, 2017

The nigerian authorities have repeatedly claimed that this group was on the verge of being defeated, but attacks villages and military convoys as suicide attacks against civilians continue. The militant group, which is seeking to carve out a territory for itself in northeast Nigeria, has carried out almost seven years of attacks in the region. (more...)
Delhi smog: 53% Delhi college students facing respiratory issues Delhi smog: 53% Delhi college students facing respiratory issues
- November 16, 2017

I want to bring your attention to it. But what are we actually doing about it? If we have to win this match against the pollution , we all have to come forward and fight against it. Varun Gandhi also tweet and ask, "When will we start incorporating inventive technological solutions to make our cities livable again?" In the national capital, the content of particulate matter, PM 2.5, in the air has been quite high, often crossing 500, while the safety limit is 50. (more...)
Philippines government optimistic will meet 2017 growth target - minister Philippines government optimistic will meet 2017 growth target - minister
- November 16, 2017

The gross domestic product ( GDP ), the total value of all the goods and services produced in the country, grew 6.9 percent in July to September quarter from 7.1 percent during the same period past year. "This is expected to ramp up public spending even further", he said. "That's spectacular growth after an election year", Pernia said. "We are on track to meeting the full-year target range", Pernia told a media briefing. (more...)
Akamai Technologies (AKAM) Ownership Increased by Baird Financial Group, Inc Akamai Technologies (AKAM) Ownership Increased by Baird Financial Group, Inc
- November 16, 2017

Akamai Technologies (NASDAQ:AKAM) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October 24th. Market capitalization is the total market value of all of a company's outstanding shares. First Trust Advisors LP lifted its position in shares of Akamai Technologies by 2.3% in the third quarter. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 60,489 shares of the company's stock, valued at $4,101,759.09. (more...)
UConn doc: New blood pressure guidelines bode well for improved diagnosis, health UConn doc: New blood pressure guidelines bode well for improved diagnosis, health
- November 16, 2017

If your blood pressure is too high, it might not be because of the political climate this time. The distinction between those who now have high blood pressure and those who need medication is important: while the number of United States adults with hypertension will rise to 46 percent from 32 percent, only a small fraction of those will need drugs to treat it, say the authors of the guidelines. (more...)
The First Smart Pill Allows Doctors to Track It Down After Swallowing The First Smart Pill Allows Doctors to Track It Down After Swallowing
- November 16, 2017

This patch in turn relays a message to a smartphone app that passes on the data to the relevant medical professionals. The pill, called the Abilify Mycite, is embedded with a sensor that tracks ingestion. He acknowledged that some people may initially "feel wary" of ingesting a sensor. This way, they can see if the treatment is effective, and prevent patients from not taking their medication correctly. (more...)
Kids' health put at risk by grandparents Kids' health put at risk by grandparents
- November 15, 2017

The aim of the review, published in the journal PLOS ONE , was to identify any potential influence grandparents' habits may have on their grandchildren's long-term cancer risk factors. Based on the evidence, risk factors appearing in childhood increase the likelihood of death due to cancer in adulthood. In addition to physical problems in children raised by grandparents have psychological. (more...)
It is time for the Great American Smokeout It is time for the Great American Smokeout
- November 15, 2017

Even quitting for one day is a huge step toward a healthier life. Each year more than 480,000 people in the United States die from illnesses related to tobacco use. Share your quit date with the important people in your life and ask for support. The urge to smoke is short-usually only three to five minutes-but those moments can feel intense. (more...)
Two Pa. fires lead to second CPSC warning about hoverbards Two Pa. fires lead to second CPSC warning about hoverbards
- November 15, 2017

Hoverboards are two-wheeled, battery-powered scooters (without a handlebar) that have a pivoting platform intended for the rider's feet. Along with the LayZ Board , the CPSC is also recalling products by the following brands: Dollar Mania Sonic Smart Wheels, Tech Drift , Digital Products iLive, iHoverspeed, Four Star Imports Go Wheels, Drone Nerds , and Salvage World. (more...)
The universe will soon face the most powerful gravitational waves The universe will soon face the most powerful gravitational waves
- November 15, 2017

Now available pulsar timing arrays were sufficient to reveal gravitational waves in fewer than 1% of probabilistic simulations based on these local sources, which helps explain the lack of positive results obtained so far. Whenever two galaxies collide their dark supermassive hole spirals to form to merge with each other. A new research predicts that a collision of two supermassive black holes will generate gravitational waves . (more...)
GST Rejig: 178 Items to be Cheaper From Today GST Rejig: 178 Items to be Cheaper From Today
- November 15, 2017

Restaurants in starred-hotels that charge Rs 7,500 or more per day room tariff will be levied at 18 percent GST ( Goods and Services Tax ) but input tax credit (ITC), a facility to set off tax paid on inputs with final tax, is allowed for them. (more...)
Brown promises legal action on Trillian 'liars' Brown promises legal action on Trillian 'liars'
- November 15, 2017

Qoma was testifying earlier in the day before the Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises during Parliament's inquiry into state capture at Eskom. Brown's statement came after Eskom spokesperson Khulani Qoma accused her of lying. He said Brown had lied about her relationship with Trillian, formerly owned by Gupta lieutenant Salim Essa, because she had been embarrassed by media reports. (more...)
US Bancorp (USB) is River Road Asset Management LLC's 2nd Largest Position
- November 15, 2017

Bank Pictet & Cie Asia Ltd who had been investing in Amazon Com Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $544.12B market cap company. The counter witnessed a trading volume of 5.84 million shares versus an average volume of 5.29 million shares during last trading session. (more...)
Acquires 7866 Shares of Energy Select Sector SPDR (NYSE:XLE)
- November 15, 2017

Doing the necessary homework, investors have a wealth of information about publically traded stocks. Shares of SPDR S&P Biotech ( NYSEARCA:XBI ) traded down $1.09 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching $81.68. The 14-day ADX presently sits at 10.84. CCI is an indicator used in technical analysis that was designed by Donald Lambert. Traders may use these levels to help identify stock price reversals. (more...)
Argos Therapeutics (ARGS) Trending Activity with Technical Depiction
- November 15, 2017

A stock that maintains a relatively stable price has low volatility. Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE: ABX ) posting a -0.21% after which it closed the day' session at $13.95 and the company has experienced volume of 5,064,891 shares while on average the company has a capacity of trading 9.14M share while its relative trading volume is 0.55. (more...)
Privacy campaigner can sue Facebook Ireland, but on his own
- November 15, 2017

Mr Bobek's opinion states that Mr Schrems' case would be limited to his own personal claim and that he is not entitled to bring a class action suit against the USA tech giant. Schrems said that this opinion was "unfortunately hard to understand", and countered that if people were to bring separate cases this would drive court costs up for everyone. (more...)
Stop using antibiotics on healthy animals - World Health Organization weighs in on resistance debate
- November 15, 2017

This occurs when bacteria doesn't respond to the drugs created to kill them and it is one of the most urgent threats to the public's health. While, antibiotic resistance is the ability of bacteria to survive treatment with antibiotics, antimicrobial resistance is the general term for drug resistance of microbes. (more...)