Medicine


Did a child really die from a 'marijuana overdose?' Did a child really die from a 'marijuana overdose?'
- November 17, 2017

However, after Kaufman was relieved after finding out that Nappe and Hoyte were not claiming a definitive link between marijuana and the child's death. Caulkins is not a medical doctor but analyzes drug policy. The doctors said the child's heart stopped, and despite attempts to resuscitate the heart, the baby's life could not be saved. (more...)
Study claims that computerised 'brain training' reduces dementia risk, Alzheimer's Society comment Study claims that computerised 'brain training' reduces dementia risk, Alzheimer's Society comment
- November 17, 2017

Brain training using a specialized computer program can reduce the risk of dementia by nearly one third, a newly published study shows. 'This study hints that a particular type of brain training may help people to ward off dementia, but due to limitations of the research, we can't confidently conclude this'. (more...)
Schumacher Ferrari sets auction record - but is it art? Schumacher Ferrari sets auction record - but is it art?
- November 17, 2017

The previous owner will donate some of the proceeds to Michael Schumacher's Keep Fighting Foundation , which "seeks to channel the positive energy received by Michael Schumacher and the Schumacher family as a force for good in the world in achieving cultural and social benefits". (more...)
House Passes Landmark Tax Reform Bill House Passes Landmark Tax Reform Bill
- November 17, 2017

In its editorial titled "A Tax-Cut Bill to Make Scrooge McDuck Proud", the Times called the Republican bills "so cartoonishly evil they could have been dreamed up by Mr. That's why this plan is supported by almost 70 tax policy, conservative and pro-business organizations. "After working for weeks with my colleagues, and listening to my constituents about ways to improve the House Tax Cuts and Jobs Act , I supported moving the bill forward today as the next step to bringing tax cuts to ... (more...)
Should You Hold Time Warner Inc. (NYSE:TWX)
- November 17, 2017

The stock declined 0.23% or $0.01 reaching $4.28 on the news. (NYSE:CLD). Alphamark Advisors Limited Com accumulated 1,000 shares. For the current quarter, 22 analysts are projecting a mean EPS of $1.45/share. BlackRock Inc. grew its holdings in Time Warner by 2,169.2% during the first quarter. Fiduciary Trust invested in 0.03% or 10,818 shares. Provise Gp Lc accumulated 0.86% or 56,218 shares. (more...)
Delhi Women Gangraped at Gun Point by Cab Driver in Greater Noida Delhi Women Gangraped at Gun Point by Cab Driver in Greater Noida
- November 17, 2017

On November 14, the 21-year-old woman took a cab at midnight near Ansal Plaza near Hauz Khas to go to Rohini. On her way, the driver allowed another person to board the taxi and both started misbehaving with the woman. "They threatened the woman with dire consequences and took turns to rape her". According to the India Today report, the woman somehow managed to reach her home in Rohini at 5 am on Wednesday, and informed her family about the incident. (more...)
National Green Tribunal bans new construction in heart of Shimla National Green Tribunal bans new construction in heart of Shimla
- November 17, 2017

The apex green body took the latest decision at a Friday hearing headed by its chairperson Justice (retd) Swatanter Kumar, after lawyers appearing for builders and industrialists requested it to lift the ban Thursday. The same measures will also to be implemented in the states of Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh. The committee will meet twice a month to deal with applications for setting up rainwater harvesting system. (more...)
Australia and Peru Claim Final Spots in World Cup Australia and Peru Claim Final Spots in World Cup
- November 17, 2017

The teams played out a 0-0 draw in the first leg in Wellington on Saturday, but Peru got their noses in front on 27 minutes when Farfan hammered home a rising shot from just inside the penalty area. Playing as a striker, he scored the goal that guaranteed them their place in Mexico in a 1985 qualifier, ironically against Peru , the team he would coach three decades later. (more...)
Pregnant Woman Who Posed With 20000 Bees On Baby Bump Has Stillbirth Pregnant Woman Who Posed With 20000 Bees On Baby Bump Has Stillbirth
- November 17, 2017

She and her husband, Ryan Mueller, grew increasingly anxious and eventually went to the hospital, where their worst fears were confirmed. 'I truly thought we would be sent home with a smile, telling us to just wait for the arrival of our sweet Emersyn, who was due in 6 days , ' Mueller continued. (more...)
Wind, rain and snow in South Lake Tahoe, snow at upper elevations Wind, rain and snow in South Lake Tahoe, snow at upper elevations
- November 17, 2017

Showers and thunderstorms will be on and off for most of the afternoon. A few bands of snow showers will linger into early tomorrow morning along the Canadian border and along the spine of the Green Mountains in Vermont. As the front crosses, temperatures will come crashing down through the 40s during the afternoon. Thursday: Cloudy and breezy. Tonight: Gradual clearing and becoming breezy. (more...)
Govt directs NTPC to buy farm stubble to check haze Govt directs NTPC to buy farm stubble to check haze
- November 17, 2017

Power Minister R.K. Singh said that this step would reduce crop residue burning in agriculture-dominated States like Punjab, Haryana etc. and hence reduce air pollution that is now being experienced. He said farmers will get Rs 11,000 for stubble from one acre of farm land. The "severe" air quality that day was also the worst for Delhi this season.According to Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) data, the level of particulate matter, which was since November 12, began to shoot back up ... (more...)
Carolina officials announce 1st flu death of season Carolina officials announce 1st flu death of season
- November 17, 2017

While health experts urge everyone six months and older to get vaccinated every year, they say it's especially important for pregnant women, children younger than five, adults 65 and older, and those with chronic medical conditions, such as heart disease, asthma, and diabetes. (more...)
Murphy Oil Corporation (MUR) Murphy Oil Corporation (MUR)
- November 17, 2017

Moreover, Great West Life Assurance Can has 0.05% invested in Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR) for 707,307 shares. Insiders purchased 76,000 shares of company stock worth $17,750 over the last quarter. The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 1st. The stock decreased 0.04% or $0.01 on November 15, reaching $27.59. (more...)
Omaha turning purple for World Pancreatic Cancer Day Omaha turning purple for World Pancreatic Cancer Day
- November 17, 2017

The annual one-day initiative is championed by the World Pancreatic Cancer Coalition which comprises of more than 60 organisations from 27 countries on six continents. Every day, more than 1,000 people worldwide will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Of that, an estimated 985 will die from the disease. The Avner Foundation is exclusively dedicated to Pancreatic Cancer and is named in honour of Avner Nahmani, a former senior executive of Woolworths Limited, who succumbed to the ... (more...)
Rose McGowan Maintains Innocence After Turning Herself in For Cocaine Charge Rose McGowan Maintains Innocence After Turning Herself in For Cocaine Charge
- November 17, 2017

Police claim that when it was discovered by cleaning staff after the flight had landed, there were two small bags of cocaine inside. In a public speech last month, McGowan decried what she called a pervasive culture of sexual misconduct in Hollywood, and urged women to fight back. (more...)
(MRTX) is up at $16.60 Mirati Therapeutics Announces Proposed… (MRTX) is up at $16.60 Mirati Therapeutics Announces Proposed…
- November 17, 2017

The recent change has given its price a -7.01% deficit over SMA 50 and -14.81% deficit over its 52-week high. About 297,130 shares traded. Shares of Mirati Therapeutics ( NASDAQ MRTX ) opened at $13.20 on Monday. On Thursday, September 17 the stock rating was downgraded by Piper Jaffray to "Neutral". Jefferies maintained the stock with "Sell" rating in Friday, October 20 report. (more...)
How effective is the How effective is the "Great American Smokeout" in helping people quit smoking?
- November 17, 2017

He says that you may even qualify for free nicotine patches or gum to help you quit. According to the ACS website, 40 million Americans still smoke cigarettes. Since 1999, SelfHelpWorks has provided online video-based lifestyle and disease management programs for health plans, employers, and providers to reduce health risk within organizations. (more...)
Viacom Inc. (VIAB) Shares Bought by Carl Domino Inc Viacom Inc. (VIAB) Shares Bought by Carl Domino Inc
- November 16, 2017

For the quarter that ended September 30, Viacom produced net earnings from continuing operations of $ 674 million , or $1.67 a share, up from $254 million, or 64 cents a share, a year earlier. The firm owned 272,737 shares of the company's stock after purchasing an additional 14,206 shares during the period. The bigger the return, the more efficient management is in utilizing its asset base. (more...)
Electric shocks, confinement, medication: How China forces its LGBTs into heterosexuality Electric shocks, confinement, medication: How China forces its LGBTs into heterosexuality
- November 17, 2017

There are no laws in China that protect people from discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity, so victims of conversion therapy are reluctant to seek justice out of fear their sexual orientation will be publicly disclosed. (more...)
Chronic wasting disease spreading in Minnesota deer Chronic wasting disease spreading in Minnesota deer
- November 16, 2017

Wyoming Game and Fish has been asking hunters for many years to help with monitoring the disease by getting their harvested animals tested. That's because previous cases of CWD had been found in bordering areas. These disorders are caused by abnormally folded proteins called "prions". Later on, affected animals show progressive weight loss, reluctance to move, excessive salivation, droopy ears, increased drinking and urinating, lethargy, and eventually death. (more...)