Medicine


WHO to list gaming addiction as mental health condition WHO to list gaming addiction as mental health condition
- January 05, 2018

Now in draft format, the 2018 ICD states that gaming addiction is a pattern of persistent or recurrent gaming behaviour so severe that it takes precedence over other life interests. The ESA , which is the main lobbying firm of the industry, has vehemently slammed the WHO's decision to include gaming disorder as a mental disorder. (more...)
Disruption for North East hospital patients as operations set to be deferred Disruption for North East hospital patients as operations set to be deferred
- January 05, 2018

Some hospitals have barely had a single free bed since mid-November, recording night after night of being "100 per cent" full. Doctors say hospitals should not routinely be more than 85 per cent full, as the risk of unsafe infections and delays increases above that level. (more...)
Experts Rank The Best Diets For 2018 Experts Rank The Best Diets For 2018
- January 05, 2018

Here are the steps to take to try each diet . But nutritionists recommend some eating plans above the rest. "The DASH and Mediterranean diet are consistently ranked as number one because they don't completely eliminate any foods", Sharp, who runs Abbey's Kitchen, said. (more...)
US Cancer Deaths Continue Steady Decline US Cancer Deaths Continue Steady Decline
- January 05, 2018

But lately, studies have questioned the effectiveness of two major screening methods: the mammogram for detecting breast cancer and the blood-based prostate specific antigen (PSA) test for prostate cancer. "It is expected that this rate will continue to decrease as we decrease tobacco use, encourage healthy lifestyles and develop an increased number of targeted therapies to treat cancers in a more individual fashion". (more...)
Perfectionism among young people significantly increased since 1980s, study finds Perfectionism among young people significantly increased since 1980s, study finds
- January 05, 2018

Researchers used the Multidimensional Perfectionism Scale that determines a person's sense of perfection based on three different measures: socially prescribed, self-oriented (unrealistic expectations of oneself), and other-oriented (unrealistic expectations of others). (more...)
Morons are obsessed with 'raw water' that will probably make them sick Morons are obsessed with 'raw water' that will probably make them sick
- January 05, 2018

A recent New York Times story shed light on the growing trend of marketing unfiltered, untreated spring water - called "raw water" - as an alternative to drinking tap water . "The springs that I will drink from have all been tested - and the closer you're drinking it to the source, the safer it is". It may come from a natural spring. (more...)
Flu Cases On The Rise In Louisiana Flu Cases On The Rise In Louisiana
- January 05, 2018

It's never too late for people to get their flu shot since flu season typically lasts from October to April. Dr Nick Scriven, president of the Society for Acute Medicine, said many hospitals reported more than 99% capacity in the week before Christmas. (more...)
What consumers should know about the romaine lettuce-linked E. coli outbreak What consumers should know about the romaine lettuce-linked E. coli outbreak
- January 05, 2018

Consumer Reports advises everyone to avoid buying romaine lettuce and to throw out any you may already have until there's more information about the source of the contamination. Five eastern provinces have been affected, with the highest number of cases, 14, recorded in Quebec, followed by Newfoundland and Labrador (13), Ontario (8), New Brunswick (5) and Nova Scotia (1). (more...)
45 wait on beds in South Tipperary General Hospital 45 wait on beds in South Tipperary General Hospital
- January 02, 2018

University Hospital Limerick is the second worst hit hospital in the country with 55 people on trolleys. The organisation, which monitors overcrowding in emergency departments on a daily basis, said the number of patients on trolleys increased 6 per cent past year. (more...)
Steady Activities: Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY), US Bancorp (USB) Steady Activities: Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY), US Bancorp (USB)
- January 02, 2018

QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) has risen 9.31% since January 2, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 19.67% the S&P500. Kazazian Asset Management Llc increased its stake in Bristol Myers Squibb Co ( BMY ) by 46.93% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)
The Canaccord Genuity Reiterates $156.00 Price Target for Celgene Corporation (CELG)
- January 02, 2018

Also, it has an estimated price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 11.94 and a trailing 12-month price-earnings (P/E) multiple of 24.58. The stock increased 0.90% or $0.56 during the last trading session, reaching $63.11. The firm has "Market Perform" rating given on Friday, February 5 by Leerink Swann. On Friday, December 22 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Hold". (more...)
Seaworld Entertainment Inc (NYSE:SEAS) Institutional Investors Quarterly Sentiment
- January 02, 2018

Finally, Wells Fargo & Company MN boosted its position in SeaWorld Entertainment by 3.2% in the third quarter. The average 1-year price target among brokers that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $14.89. JMP Securities downgraded Alexander & Baldwin, Inc. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with "Sector Weight" on Thursday, August 31. (more...)
Parekh joins Infosys as new CEO and MD Parekh joins Infosys as new CEO and MD
- January 02, 2018

A master of Engineering degrees holder in Computer Science and Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University, and a Bachelor of Technology degree holder in Aeronautical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, Salil S Parekh replaces U B Pravin Rao, who had earlier replaced Vishal Sikka as the interim CEO and Managing Director. (more...)
Singer Ghazal Srinivas arrested on charges of sexual harassment Singer Ghazal Srinivas arrested on charges of sexual harassment
- January 02, 2018

Hyderabad's Punjgatta police station also confirmed the news of the arrest of Ghazal Srinivas. Further details are awaited. In fact, according to police, the singer was already produced before the Court for remanding. According to the Panjagutta police, the victim submitted a video of a massage she was forced to perform on the singer and a recording of all the telephonic conversations took place between them during the past nine months. (more...)
A Series of Unfortunate Events Season 2 Trailer Reveals Premiere Date A Series of Unfortunate Events Season 2 Trailer Reveals Premiere Date
- January 02, 2018

Debuting on March 30, A Series of Unfortunate Events stars Malina Weissman as Violet, Louis Hynes as Klaus, Presley Smith as Sunny, K. Todd Freeman as Arthur Poe, Patrick Warburton as Lemony Snicket and Neil Patrick Harris as Count Olaf. (more...)
NASA identifies unknown organisms in space NASA identifies unknown organisms in space
- January 02, 2018

A set of microbes had previously been sequenced on the ISS by Kate Rubins in 2016, but these samples had been pre-prepared on Earth. If it's a picture of pristine, nearly clinical cleanliness, far away from the grime that you already know covers your kitchen counters and couch cushions, you should think again. (more...)
Ctrip.com International, Ltd. (CTRP) Stock Price -1.01% away from 20 SMA
- January 02, 2018

International Ltd. ( CTRP ) ended its last session at $44.1 by Declining -1.45%. About 4.07 million shares traded. Trexquant Investment LP purchased a new stake in shares of Ctrip.com International, Ltd. (ADR) Evolve in a Consolidated Market?" on August 25, 2016, also Fool.com with their article: "Ctrip.Com International Ltd (ADR) Earnings Boom, but Guidance Calls for Slowdown" published on November 03, 2017, Fool.com published: "Why Shares of Ctrip.com International Ltd". (more...)
Arsene Wenger responds to David Luiz transfer speculation Arsene Wenger responds to David Luiz transfer speculation
- January 02, 2018

Forward Alexis Sanchez and midfielders Mesut Ozil and Jack Wilshere will be out of contract in June and while the England worldwide is keen to stay at Arsenal , both Sanchez and Ozil look unlikely to sign new deals to stay at the Emirates. (more...)
Brooklyn Nets vs. Orlando Magic - 1/1/18 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction Brooklyn Nets vs. Orlando Magic - 1/1/18 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
- January 02, 2018

After the Nets harassed D.J. Augustin into a missed last-ditch 3, Crabbe chased down the rebound to seal it. Carroll scored 14 for a Brooklyn team that made just 43.9 percent of its shots against Orlando. The injury was determined to be a Grade-2 strain and he is expected to miss the next two weeks. The teams traded the lead nine times in the third, which ended with the Nets up 71-70. (more...)
Gunmen kill 17 at church service in Nigeria's Rivers State Gunmen kill 17 at church service in Nigeria's Rivers State
- January 02, 2018

The gunmen are said to have fired at random and killed some at close range. The incident, which happened in the oil-rich region of Rivers state , has been linked to growing tensions between rival gangs, local reports say. Omoku had in recent times witnessed series of killings occasioned by cult related war. But the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, Dr. (more...)