Medicine


Officials urge flu season preparedness
- December 10, 2017

Symptoms include fever, headache, extreme tiredness, dry cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose and muscle aches. "Especially now, during the holiday season of crowds and gatherings of friends and family, everyone older than 6 months should get a flu shot", said Vermont Health Commissioner Mark Levine. (more...)
PDP Convention: Drummers, petty traders in uncontrollable frenzy PDP Convention: Drummers, petty traders in uncontrollable frenzy
- December 09, 2017

The post PDP Convention: Drummers, petty traders in uncontrollable frenzy appeared first on Vanguard News . In spite of assurances from Chairman of the Convention Planning Committee, Dr. "If we come back, a bag of rice selling now for N20, 000 will come down to N7, 000". Former President Goodluck Jonathan and ex-Vice President Atiku Abubakar have reiterated their positions that they have no preferred candidate in today's national convention. (more...)
Arfield's ice cool finish gives Burnley win over Watford Arfield's ice cool finish gives Burnley win over Watford
- December 09, 2017

This time we have two options - him or Troy. The Dutch full-back was more out of control than out for blood but his reckless challenge on Steven Defour invited referee Lee Probert to make a decision which titled the scales decisively in the Clarets' favour. (more...)
Zaheer Khan's picture goes viral after Sania Mirza's hilarious reaction Zaheer Khan's picture goes viral after Sania Mirza's hilarious reaction
- December 09, 2017

The grand reception of the celebrity couple was attended by friends in the B-town and the social media were flooded with striking pictures and videos of the event. She wrote, " Looks like he is honeymooning alone ". Sagarika meanwhile shared a picture of Zaheer soaking in the sun. After the marriage, the couple flew to Maldives, to celebrate their honeymoon. (more...)
Karishma Tanna Asks Hina Khan To Practice What She Preaches Karishma Tanna Asks Hina Khan To Practice What She Preaches
- December 09, 2017

Rocky calls Hiten, an epitome of patience. She asks Hiten to come out of Vikas's shadow. Teary-eyed Hiten fill them in his arms. The past week took the Bigg Boss 11 contestants through an emotional wringer. He also mocks about Akash getting evicted this week. He applauds Puneesh and Luv's bonding with their respective fathers. He compliments Shilpa and tells her that she is his favorite. (more...)
BVB Coach: Real Madrid not Champions League favourites BVB Coach: Real Madrid not Champions League favourites
- December 09, 2017

Up front, they could again be without Gareth Bale due to a calf problem. "We have to look for solutions". "I feel for the injured players, today it is Varane, but that is why we have a squad", added Zidane, who didn't rule out the possibility of reinforcing the squad next month. (more...)
Windies take wickets in afternoon session Windies take wickets in afternoon session
- December 09, 2017

But the Windies showed signs of life in Hamilton, restricting New Zealand to 286 for seven at stumps thanks to Gabriel's three-wicket haul (3-83), while Miguel Cummins (2-33), Kemar Roach (1-45) and debutant Raymon Reifer (1-36) also impressed. (more...)
60 years of prison for USA team doctor 60 years of prison for USA team doctor
- December 09, 2017

Michigan State officials communicated with Schuette after conducting an internal review into the Nassar case. Larry Nassar , the MI doctor charged by dozens of teenagers and women of assaulting them, was sentenced to 60 years in federal prison on Thursday for child pornography crimes. (more...)
Wreaths Across America Dec. 16 at Kansas Veterans' Cemetery in WaKeeney Wreaths Across America Dec. 16 at Kansas Veterans' Cemetery in WaKeeney
- December 09, 2017

If anybody knows of a veteran buried in the City Cemetery or wants to purchase an honor wreath for a veteran buried in any local cemetery, please contact a Civitan member about placing the wreath on the veteran's grave, Parker said. It's a way to honor their service, but at the Raleigh National Cemetery, some local families might discover that their loved one's grave might be without. (more...)
Viagra is about to get a lot cheaper Viagra is about to get a lot cheaper
- December 09, 2017

Pfizer Inc. will begin selling the white pill at half the $65-a-pill retail price on Monday, when its patent-protected monopoly ends. Though the pharmaceutical giant's patent protecting Viagra from generic competition ends only in 2020, it has signed a settlement with Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, which allows the latter to sell its competitive product from December 11, 2017, paying Pfizer a royalty for a license to produce its generic version. (more...)
IL Increases Stake in Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) IL Increases Stake in Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX)
- December 09, 2017

The shares were sold at an average price of $115.01, for a total transaction of $1,511,576.43. Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX ) has a beta of 1.21, compared to a beta of 1 for the market, which implies that the stock's price movements are more extreme than the market as a whole. (more...)
Zimbabwe proposes budget aimed at reviving bleak economy Zimbabwe proposes budget aimed at reviving bleak economy
- December 08, 2017

The minister said overally, measures contained in the 2018 budget were aimed at restoring market and investor confidence, ensuring discipline in management of public finances and ensuring policy consistency, clarity, credibility and predictability. (more...)
Utah Jazz vs Houston Rockets Instant Reactions: Utah's identity crisis continues Utah Jazz vs Houston Rockets Instant Reactions: Utah's identity crisis continues
- December 08, 2017

Mitchell has hit 61 3-pointers through his first 25 games - the most ever in National Basketball Association history by a rookie through his first 25 contests - and has shot 40 percent or better from long distance in six straight games. He also had 13 assists. Houston's effective field goal percentage was its biggest advantage over Utah . On the road, Houston is 8-3 ATS with 7 unders and 4 overs. (more...)
New estimate says 46 million Americans headed to Alzheimer's New estimate says 46 million Americans headed to Alzheimer's
- December 08, 2017

Alzheimer's risk is growing and 46 million Americans now could be in the early stages of the brain disease , according to new estimates from the University of California, Los Angeles. Costing Americans more than $259 billion each year, Alzheimer's is the most expensive disease in the U.S. It has no treatment or cure. Alzheimer's is the most common form of dementia, a general term for memory loss and other cognitive abilities serious enough to interfere with daily life. (more...)
FDA debuts new clinical support software draft guide, backs off certain regulations FDA debuts new clinical support software draft guide, backs off certain regulations
- December 08, 2017

The central concept is CDS software that allows for the user to independently review the basis for the recommendations won't be subject to FDA regulation as a medical device-because the user, typically a healthcare professional with specialized knowledge and training, won't need to primarily rely on any of the software's recommendations when making care decisions, and instead can rely on their own judgment. (more...)
Eclipse Crescent Burned on Retina of Woman Permanently Eclipse Crescent Burned on Retina of Woman Permanently
- December 08, 2017

What she didn't expect was to end up in the emergency room with a crescent shape blocking the center of her vision. Researchers from the Department of Eye and Ear at Mount Sinai Hospital in NY used an adaptive optics machine to capture the damage done to her eyes. (more...)
Kileleyi? PDP Plateau Chairman kidnapped enroute Saturday convention Kileleyi? PDP Plateau Chairman kidnapped enroute Saturday convention
- December 08, 2017

It was learnt that the Plateau PDP chairman and the other victims were whisked away by their abductors on Wednesday evening along Jere Road in Kaduna State. "Incidentally, Mangni is the coordinator of one of the aspirants for the position of PDP national chairman, Uche Secondus". A source close to Sango said his (Sango) phone was used in contacting a chieftain of the party in Abuja to demand for the ransom. (more...)
Trastuzumab Does Not Benefit HER2-Low Breast Cancer Patients Trastuzumab Does Not Benefit HER2-Low Breast Cancer Patients
- December 08, 2017

MONALEESA-7 investigated efficacy and safety of Kisqali in combination with tamoxifen or non-steroidal aromatase inhibitor plus goserelin in premenopausal or perimenopausal women with hormone-receptor positive, human epidermal growth factor receptor-2 negative (HR+HER2-) advanced breast cancer . (more...)
Senate blue ribbon committee to probe dengue vaccine controversy Senate blue ribbon committee to probe dengue vaccine controversy
- December 08, 2017

The Philippines, however, was the first nation to use the vaccine. Authorities are still in the process of reviewing information about the vaccine including the epidemiological data and assessing whether it will be cost-effective to make the vaccine a part of the country's standard immunisation package, said Dr Suwanchai Watthanayingcharoen, director-general of the Department of Disease Control (DDC). (more...)
Best known Analyst's Ratings:: Mondelez International, Inc. (MDLZ)
- December 08, 2017

Shares of Microsoft, Facebook and Google parent Alphabet rose about 1 percent. FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE) has declined 12.70% since December 7, 2016 and is downtrending. Its up 0.09, from 0.9 in 2017Q1. 91 funds opened positions while 359 raised stakes. 28,943 are owned by Old Financial Bank In. Arga Investment Mgmt Limited Partnership has 34,200 shares for 0.2% of their portfolio. (more...)