Medicine


Unconscious man with 'Do Not Resuscitate' tattoo sparks dilemma Unconscious man with 'Do Not Resuscitate' tattoo sparks dilemma
- December 04, 2017

But they noted the man had clearly made an "extraordinary effort" to make his end-of-life wishes known; the word "not" in "do not resuscitate" was underlined, and he had even added his initials as a signature. However, he had a tattoo across his chest that said "Do Not Resuscitate". Ethics consultants told the hospital that the tattoo was most likely a representation of the man's wishes and should be honored. (more...)
Brush your Teeth Regularly Because Mouth bacteria linked to esophageal cancer Brush your Teeth Regularly Because Mouth bacteria linked to esophageal cancer
- December 04, 2017

Researchers have identified certain species of oral bacteria that influence the risk of esophageal cancer. Postdoctoral fellow and study lead investigator Brandilyn Peters, PhD, says the team next plans to study whether use of probiotic pill supplements could be used to alter the oral microbiome and possibly decrease esophageal cancer risk. (more...)
More than 21000 chronic patients waiting for organs: Health Minister More than 21000 chronic patients waiting for organs: Health Minister
- December 04, 2017

Wales became the first United Kingdom country to move to a soft opt-out system of consent to organ donation in 2015. The Organ Donor Foundation's executive director Samantha Nicholls calls on people to consider being organ donors and save people's lives. (more...)
Doctors To Speak After Baby Born To Woman With Transplanted Uterus Doctors To Speak After Baby Born To Woman With Transplanted Uterus
- December 04, 2017

And a medical breakthrough in the United States. "Dr. Giuliano Testa, the principal investigator of the uterine transplant clinical trial at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas, said the recent birth is, "...a milestone in our work to solve absolute uterine factor infertility; but, more importantly, a attractive moment of love and hope for a mother who had been told she would never be able to carry her own child". (more...)
Sarepta Therapeutics DE (NASDAQ:SRPT) Stock Is Shorted Less
- December 04, 2017

The stock increased 6.41% or $0.61 during the last trading session, reaching $10.12. About 1.71M shares traded. Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA) was reduced too. After $-0.78 actual earnings per share reported by Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -48.72 % EPS growth. (more...)
Are Analysts Bullish Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK) After Last Week?
- December 04, 2017

Analysts await Impinj, Inc. The Nippon Life Insurance Company holds 27,667 shares with $3.96M value, up from 16,299 last quarter. (NYSE:ITW). Chicago Equity Limited Liability reported 80,635 shares or 0.31% of all its holdings. Hl Finance Ser Limited holds 0.02% or 10,874 shares in its portfolio. The transportation company reported $2.24 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $2.26 by ($0.02). (more...)
New drug can stop migraines even before it starts, study reveals New drug can stop migraines even before it starts, study reveals
- December 04, 2017

Migraine's main symptom is usually an intense headache that occurs on one side of the head and in some cases, on both sides including the neck and face. The researchers found that on the basis of this measure, 37.6% of the patients in the monthly group and 40.8% on the quarterly group reported a 50% reduction in the number of headaches they experienced as compared to only 18.1% in the placebo group. (more...)
UNH Upsets Central Arkansas in Football Playoffs
- December 04, 2017

You got to take your hat off to them. Lupoli's first career touchdown pass came with 7:19 remaining on Malik Love's diving 9-yard score for a 21-9 lead. "They just played their tails off". UCA's offense had allowed an average of 0.55 per game, which ranked fourth in the nation. Saturday's win was the 150th career victory for UNH head coach Sean McDonnell. (more...)
Indian hospital sacks 2 doctors over baby declared dead Indian hospital sacks 2 doctors over baby declared dead
- December 04, 2017

Buy the family later found one child (boy) was alive. The decision was taken late at night by the hospital authorities after having an initial discussion with the expert committee group formed by the hospital. The Max Healthcare authorities had ordered an inquiry into the case on December 1. The baby needed critical medical care and was kept in an incubator. (more...)
Wayne Hummer Investments LLC Has $290000 Stake in Cardinal Health, Inc. (CAH)
- December 04, 2017

Has $329.96 Million Holdings in Cardinal Health, Inc. The stock decreased 0.49% or $0.29 during the last trading session, reaching $58.9. About 4.46M shares traded or 42.15% up from the average. First Personal Financial Services now owns 2,209 shares of the company's stock valued at $172,000 after buying an additional 1,238 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
SunTrust Banks Analysts Give Agios Pharmaceuticals (AGIO) a $80.00 Price Target
- December 04, 2017

Agios Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, engages in the discovery and development of medicines for the treatment of cancer and rare genetic metabolic disorders in the United States. (NasdaqGS:AGIO)'s Leverage Ratio was recently noted as 0.000000. The Massachusetts-based Putnam Invs Lc has invested 0% in Agios Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (more...)
Osmania University Student Kills Self Under Examination Stress Osmania University Student Kills Self Under Examination Stress
- December 04, 2017

Protests by students rocked the campus forcing the police to deploy a large contingent of security forces at the university. The tragedy a day ahead of the proposed public meeting "Koluvulakai Kotlata" (fight for jobs) by Telangana Joint Action Committee (T-JAC), triggered protests in the university and outside as well. (more...)
Couple arrested for scalding girl with hot frying pan Couple arrested for scalding girl with hot frying pan
- December 04, 2017

They reached Hyderabad and started working in a boys' hostel in West Srinivas Nagar under SR Nagar Police station limits. SHE Team sleuths, however, grew suspicious and interrogated the duo, upon which Lalitha confessed that the child was her biological daughter whom she had thrashed. (more...)
Here's how analysts see Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) after this past week
- December 04, 2017

The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Monday, November 23 by Credit Suisse. Finally, BidaskClub downgraded shares of Medtronic from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research note on Saturday, August 5th. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in MDT. Evercore upgraded the shares of MDT in report on Thursday, October 8 to "Buy" rating. (more...)
Extreme Fire Danger in SCV Through Thursday
- December 04, 2017

The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for the Santa Barbara County Mountains and the Santa Barbara south coast (zones CAZ252, CAZ239) in effect from 6pm Sunday December 3, 2017 to 6 am Monday, December 4, 2017. Officials expect the strongest winds to be near Montecito Hills. Forecasters warned any fires that develop will spread rapidly, and recommended avoiding any activities that can spark a fire. (more...)
SLC want explanation from BCCI on the Kotla smog incident SLC want explanation from BCCI on the Kotla smog incident
- December 04, 2017

The sight of seeing cricketers with the masks bothered the commentators Sanjay Manjrekar and Russel Arnold who both agreed it will get hard to play with masks on. The umpires and the match referee observed the situation from close quarters and resumed the game after the smog-break. Delhi woke up to a cold-polluted Sunday morning with minimum temperature recorded at 8 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season's average and a "very-poor" air-quality. (more...)
New Orleans Bowl 2017: Troy vs. North Texas location, date, and more New Orleans Bowl 2017: Troy vs. North Texas location, date, and more
- December 04, 2017

Where is the New Orleans Bowl, and how can I watch? The Mean Green won the C-USA West division at 7-1 and won eight of their last 10 games. "We are honored to be invited to play in the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl", head coach Seth Littrell in a press release. (more...)
Spring Hill Homicide Suspect Arrested In Arkansas Spring Hill Homicide Suspect Arrested In Arkansas
- December 04, 2017

The victim, 35-year-old Phillip Pero, was found dead in the garage of a home on Iroquois Drive. Witnesses told police that Huddleston had talked about shooting Pero earlier that day. He is being held at the Boone County Jail awaiting extradition to Tennessee. The U.S. Marshals Service said in a press release that Arkansas State Police, Boone County Sheriff's Office and Arkansas Highway Police assisted in the arrest. (more...)
Consuming cheese every day may reduce heart stroke risk Consuming cheese every day may reduce heart stroke risk
- December 04, 2017

As per the researchers, cheese do seem to be associated with a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease and particularly with yogurt- type-2 diabetes that is an area of research they have been trying to develop because there are 700 new cases every day. (more...)
First flu-related death of the season hits Edmonton First flu-related death of the season hits Edmonton
- December 04, 2017

The CDC categorized last year's flu season as moderately severe, but Campbell County was hit particularly hard, reporting 935 cases, the most of any county in the state. "We've distributed a ton of flu vaccine this year and the demand from pharmacists and physicians has been very high", Hoyano said. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports only sporadic cases of the flu in Wyoming, but there are more each week, indicating that flu season is approaching. (more...)