Medicine


Teens addicted to smartphones may have a brain imbalance Teens addicted to smartphones may have a brain imbalance
- December 01, 2017

Currently, 46 percent of Americans report "not being able to live without their smartphones". Even though this is an exaggerated sentiment, the number of people becoming highly dependent on portable electronic devices like smartphones for news, information, games, and even the occasional phone call, are increasing. (more...)
Russell Simmons Admits Sexual Assault Guilt By Stepping Down From Companies Russell Simmons Admits Sexual Assault Guilt By Stepping Down From Companies
- December 01, 2017

He apologized for being "neglectful and uncaring" in some of his connections. While he didn't specify all of his businesses - ranging from media to wellness brands - by name, he added that they will be run by "a new and diverse generation of extraordinary executives who are moving the culture and consciousness forward". (more...)
Ex-US Marine gets life for murder and rape of Okinawa woman Ex-US Marine gets life for murder and rape of Okinawa woman
- December 01, 2017

According to the indictment, Shinzato raped Shimabukuro on a road in Uruma on April 28, 2016. The case has intensified longstanding local opposition to the American military presence on the strategic island, which reluctantly hosts almost 75% of land allotted for U.S. (more...)
Toyota to Add Hydrogen Fueling Infrastructure at Calif Toyota to Add Hydrogen Fueling Infrastructure at Calif
- December 01, 2017

Toyota Motor Corp. said Thursday it will enter a tie-up to use a new large-scale fuel cell power generation plant and a hydrogen fueling station in California. Market dynamics that keeps on changing over time and in-depth scrutiny of Electric Vehicles and Fuel Cell Vehicles market sources are also cited. Indeed, Toyota says the Mirai can be filled completely in roughly the same amount of time as a gas auto can be refueled traditionally. (more...)
Kaepernick named victor of Sports Illustrated's Muhammad Ali Legacy Award Kaepernick named victor of Sports Illustrated's Muhammad Ali Legacy Award
- December 01, 2017

The Legacy Award will be presented at the Sportsperson of the Year Awards on December 5. Kaepernick began protesting the national anthem by first sitting, then kneeling during the song in the preseason of 2016. I don't know if there will be a backlash, but we do expect a reaction. He has used his celebrity and philanthropy to benefit of some of our most vulnerable community members. (more...)
PDP Unable to Decide on Convention Committee Chairman PDP Unable to Decide on Convention Committee Chairman
- December 01, 2017

Also speaking to reporters after submitting his nomination form, National Publicity Secretary aspirant, Kola Ologbondinyan, said he was in the race to restore the image of the former ruling party which he said had been battered by the All Progressives Congress (APC). (more...)
Health Department halts dengue vaccination program Health Department halts dengue vaccination program
- December 01, 2017

Dengue is different than most infectious diseases because a person's second infection is typically much more serious than the first. "For individuals who have not been previously infected by dengue virus, vaccination should not be recommended", Sanofi said . (more...)
Man Who Inspired ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Passes Away Man Who Inspired ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Passes Away
- December 01, 2017

Senerchia was diagnosed with ALS in 2013, shortly after marrying his wife Jeanette Hane. "It's a hard disease and tough when you're losing", Jeanette Senerchia said. ALS Charitable Foundation which made substantial monetary donations to Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center for ALS research and he later received the prestigious Castle Connelly National Health Leadership award for all his charitable contributions. (more...)
The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. (EL), Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (PEI)
- December 01, 2017

Investors has seen a return of equity of 1.70%. Earnings Yield is calculated by taking the operating income or earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) and dividing it by the Enterprise Value of the company. The more stable the company, the lower the score. The score ranges from zero to six where a 0 would indicate no evidence of book cooking, and a 6 would indicate a high likelihood. (more...)
FDA warns Bone treats could harm your dog FDA warns Bone treats could harm your dog
- December 01, 2017

The statement has been periodically updated over the years to factor in the number of reports of canine illnesses and deaths the FDA has received. Most dog treats already come with a warning on the label that pets should be supervised while eating any kind of bone. (more...)
Oklahoma has its first two flu deaths of the season Oklahoma has its first two flu deaths of the season
- December 01, 2017

It's that time of the year when the flu starts going viral. Even if you got vaccinated you may be at risk. "Definitely last week, when everyone was out for Thanksgiving and exposed to people coming from out of state and a lot more cold weather, we saw a huge uptick in it", said Remedios. (more...)
Nordea Investment Management AB Raises Stake in Baxter International Inc. (BAX) Nordea Investment Management AB Raises Stake in Baxter International Inc. (BAX)
- November 30, 2017

It has a 39.45 P/E ratio. As per Thursday, April 14, the company rating was upgraded by Piper Jaffray. Of those holders, 387 had increased positions amounting to 24.6 million shares, 440 had decreased positions amounting to 24.78 million shares, and 206 holders have a held position accounting for 419.45 million shares. (more...)
Novel Migraine Tx Shown to Signifcantly Cut Monthly Migraine Days Novel Migraine Tx Shown to Signifcantly Cut Monthly Migraine Days
- December 01, 2017

STRIVE, as with the monoclonal antibody developments generally, represents an incredibly important step forward for migraine understanding and migraine treatment '. He had no role in the research but has tested other migraine drugs and wrote a commentary published with the studies Wednesday by the New England Journal of Medicine . (more...)
Action Pokemon Movie Casts Big Little Lies Star as Female Lead Action Pokemon Movie Casts Big Little Lies Star as Female Lead
- November 30, 2017

That isn't too surprising, given the thought of Pokemon's first real foray into live-action entertainment remaining faithful to a game the vast majority of the audience will barely know exists would be just as insane as, well. Newton's credits include HBO's Emmy-winning " Big Little Lies " and movies " Lady Bird " and " Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri ". Apparently, her character is named Lucy, and she goes on a quest with Pikachu, and has a Psyduck has her companion. (more...)
More than half United States toddlers face obesity More than half United States toddlers face obesity
- November 30, 2017

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, roughly 20 percent of American children 6 to 19 years old are obese. The study, which was published in the New England Journal of Medicine , suggests that while overweight children have the highest risk to be obese later in life, those who reach the age of 20 in good shape still face threats if obesity becomes the new normal. (more...)
Dogs more brainier than cats Dogs more brainier than cats
- November 30, 2017

A study led by a Vanderbilt University professor counted for the first time the number of cortical neurons in the brains of cats and dogs and found that dogs possess almost double the amount of neurons compared to cats. The study credits this to the fact that dogs are more social than cats. By counting the neurons in different species, the team was able to determine the relationship between the size of a carnivores' brain and the number of neurons housed inside. (more...)
More Illinoisans buying insurance on exchange this year More Illinoisans buying insurance on exchange this year
- November 30, 2017

More than 95,000 IL residents selected Obamacare exchange plans during the first four weeks of open enrollment this year, compared with about 68,000 at about the same time last year, according to data released Wednesday by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. (more...)
Stocks within Assessment: Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY), Synchrony Financial (SYF) Stocks within Assessment: Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY), Synchrony Financial (SYF)
- November 30, 2017

The volume of KO witnessed a shift from 8.31 million shares, based on a 50-day average, to 9.42 million shares. BMY shares price shows upbeat performance surged 1.48% during latest trading session. The low EPS estimate is $0.6, while the high EPS estimate is $0.74. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.77 earnings per share. (more...)
'Windies' target Williamson, Taylor to end 22-year New Zealand drought 'Windies' target Williamson, Taylor to end 22-year New Zealand drought
- November 30, 2017

An action-packed season will start in January when England and South Africa host the Netball Quad Series. The worldwide season will finish with a four-Test series against Australia for the Constellation Cup, the two New Zealand games scheduled for Hamilton on October 14 and in Wellington four days later. (more...)
Yemenis killed in auto bombing attack on Finance Ministry building Yemenis killed in auto bombing attack on Finance Ministry building
- November 30, 2017

The force of the blast also shattered windows of adjacent houses. But the Islamic State (IS) claimed responsibility for two previous suicide attacks against security buildings in Aden in November, which killed more than 47. ISIS and the al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) have taken advantage of the chaos and breakdown of security in Yemen to tighten their grip on the southern and southeastern parts of the Arab country. (more...)