Health Care


Japan sees transfer at sea that may violate N. Korea sanctions
- February 22, 2018

The Foreign Ministry said Japan had notified the U.N. Security Council of the transfer. The United States and U.N. have imposed strict economic sanctions on North Korea following numerous ballistic and nuclear weapons tests. The report said that the North's imports slightly increased, but its 2017 exports to China represented a dive from 2013, when it shipped out nearly three billion dollars. (more...)
Set up Constitution Bench to resolve conflict in land acquisition verdicts,… Set up Constitution Bench to resolve conflict in land acquisition verdicts,…
- February 22, 2018

On February 8, a three-judge bench comprising Justices Arun Mishra , A K Goel and Mohan M Shantanagoudar had held that compensation not availed within a stipulated five-year period would not be grounds for cancellation of land acquisition. (more...)
Kerala love jihad: Mother drugged food, cops ignored claim, says Hadia Kerala love jihad: Mother drugged food, cops ignored claim, says Hadia
- February 22, 2018

The court scheduled the next hearing on March 8. The CJI said that all averments unrelated to marriage of Hadiya in her affidavit will now be expunged. It is why after the woman was interviewed by the judges in the open court, the bench chose to take her out of the parental custody. She also said that Jahan had no role in her conversion and that he came into her life only after she embraced Islam. (more...)
World's largest brain tumour removed World's largest brain tumour removed
- February 22, 2018

Here, doctors witnessed that Pal had progressive swelling of scalp, heaviness, headaches and diminution of vision in both eyes since one year. "The part of the tumor within the skull was removed by making an opening in the skull". The tumor was noted to have invaded into the brain on both sides of the midline through skull bone. "We explained the patient and his relatives the risk involved before performing the surgery. (more...)
Two Killed, 22 Injured in Bomb Blast in Myanmar's Lashio Two Killed, 22 Injured in Bomb Blast in Myanmar's Lashio
- February 22, 2018

Police said an investigation was under way but would not elaborate on whether there were any suspects in the attack. "Two innocent women dead, 11 civilians injured", government spokesman Zaw Htay said in a post on Twitter. "Also the windows of the ministry of health and some nearby houses were broken", said Lway Dehnin. A statement from Yoma Bank, issued after the incident, expressed condolences for the victims and said the bank will be closed on Thursday and until further notice. (more...)
Wine polyphenols may be good for oral health Wine polyphenols may be good for oral health
- February 22, 2018

However, recent work indicates polyphenols might also promote health by actively interacting with bacteria in the gut. Researchers found some compounds from the drink, known as polyphenols that helped fend off harmful bacteria in the mouth . (more...)
Antidepressants More Effective Than Placebo for Acute Depression in Adults Antidepressants More Effective Than Placebo for Acute Depression in Adults
- February 22, 2018

Although important, these results do not answer the question about the long-term effects of antidepressants, and a network meta-analysis approach can not be used on the individual patient level, Sagar V Parikh, MD, department of psychiatry, University of MI, and Sidney H Kennedy, MD, department of psychiatry, University of Toronto, wrote in an accompanying comment. (more...)
Nirav Modi Aide Vipul Ambani Was Aware Of Fraud LoUs: CBI Nirav Modi Aide Vipul Ambani Was Aware Of Fraud LoUs: CBI
- February 22, 2018

According to the CBI, Ambani, the president of investor relations and corporate affairs of Nirav Modi's firm, was in touch with the officials of PNB branch at Brady House, Circle and Zonal office at Mumbai and the head office in New Delhi . (more...)
Bedel Financial Consulting Inc. Invests $639000 in US Bancorp (USB) Stock
- February 22, 2018

It has outperformed by 6.37% the S&P500. Rothschild Investment Corp increased its stake in Aecom Tech Corp Del Com (ACM) by 129.15% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Barclays Capital has "Overweight" rating and $60 target. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Tuesday, September 5 by RBC Capital Markets. RBC Capital Markets initiated Sterling Bancorp (NYSE: STL ) rating on Wednesday, September 30. (more...)
Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD) Position Raised by Grove Bank & Trust Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD) Position Raised by Grove Bank & Trust
- February 22, 2018

Livingston Group Asset Management Southport Capital Management, which manages about $220.76 million and $235.00 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Boeing Co Com (NYSE:BA) by 8,296 shares to 1,703 shares, valued at $433,000 in 2017Q3, according to the filing. (more...)
GOP leaders to seek halt to Pa. congressional map GOP leaders to seek halt to Pa. congressional map
- February 22, 2018

Supreme Court if necessary. Democratic candidate Chrissy Houlahan emerged this week as a victor in the national fight over fair elections, after the Pennsylvania Supreme Court unveiled a new district map that includes big changes to previously Republican gerrymandered districts. (more...)
Alleged Florida high school shooter has $800000 inheritance, reports say Alleged Florida high school shooter has $800000 inheritance, reports say
- February 22, 2018

Cruz has been charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder in the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida , on Valentine's Day. Nikolas also told the Sneads that he suspected Rocxanne Deschamps was trying to steal his money. The records list the sole heirs as NikolasCruz, 19, who confessed to the killings and could face the death penalty, and Zachary Cruz, who will turn 18 on Wednesday. (more...)
Asia Stocks to Drop; Dollar Gains as Yields Rise: Markets Wrap Asia Stocks to Drop; Dollar Gains as Yields Rise: Markets Wrap
- February 22, 2018

Sticking closely to a view he laid out earlier this year, Harker said he expects the U. S. -Chinese markets reopen on Thursday after holidays. At 0804 GMT, April Comex gold is trading $1328.30, down $3.00 or -0.23%. The confidence amongst dollar traders has been weakened as worries gain traction over the State's current account and budget deficits. But the greenback managed to find bids once the dust began to settle after last week's tumble. (more...)
Florida lawmakers refuse to debate assault rifles -- but say porn is unsafe Florida lawmakers refuse to debate assault rifles -- but say porn is unsafe
- February 22, 2018

What's more of a public health risk - assault weapons or porn? Soon afterward, Florida legislators debated a bill that declares pornography a threat to public health. "If there is another mass shooting it's going to be their fault", she added. Smith grilled Spano, asking a series of questions, among them whether anyone has ever been "been physically handicapped" by porn, or if porn ever caused any first responders to seek therapy for post-traumatic stress disorder. (more...)
Man jumps into lion enclosure at Kerala zoo Man jumps into lion enclosure at Kerala zoo
- February 21, 2018

The stubbornly suicidal man had to be whisked away from the den by the staff at the TVPM zoo. Just as he moves towards the edge of the camera's frame, seemingly looking for the lion, another man - in a khaki uniform - sprints to him and stops him, dragging him back towards the people who are filming the sequence on their cell phone cameras, and shouting warnings. (more...)
EJ Dionne: We are a failed state on gun violence EJ Dionne: We are a failed state on gun violence
- February 21, 2018

After each incident, politicians and gun lobbyists say that it's too soon to talk about gun control. Almost half of all civilian-owned guns in the world are in the US, according to CNN . "You can't get weapons of war". Having a gun will not help you, but only create more trouble for you and your family. While there is no official definition for what exactly constitutes a mass shooting, a general definition is a shooting where at least four people are shot or killed. (more...)
Car plunges into Grand River near Orangeville - OPP search is on
- February 21, 2018

Almost 100 km away near Orangeville, police were searching the Grand River after a vehicle plunged into the waterway. Grand Valley Fire Chief Kevin McNeilly told CTV Toronto that a resident called 911 to report -- headlights bobbing and pointing upwards out of the river. (more...)
Broncos QB Trevor Siemian reportedly on the trading block in Denver Broncos QB Trevor Siemian reportedly on the trading block in Denver
- February 21, 2018

Siemian, 26, was selected by Denver in the seventh round of the 2015 National Football League draft out of Northwestern. He threw more interceptions than touchdowns and was benched in the process. Prospects also often conduct or set up interviews at the combine. In fact, one of the two will likely be traded or released, so who will it be? It makes sense that the Broncos would keep Lynch over Siemian, as the former was a first-round pick just two seasons ago. (more...)
South-South PDP leaders meet, promises to Liberate Nigeria South-South PDP leaders meet, promises to Liberate Nigeria
- February 21, 2018

The governor said there was need for free and fair elections for Nigerians to determine the future of the country. The meeting was attended by the PDP National Chairman, Uche Secondus, the PDP governors, former governors, and senators from the South-south. (more...)
Another record ahead for Virat Kohli Another record ahead for Virat Kohli
- February 21, 2018

Kohli's peak of 909 points is the highest any player has achieved since Australia's Dean Jones reached 918 points in 1991. Averaging a mind-boggling 186, the Indian cricket team captain hammered a record 558 runs with three centuries and one half-century, and was dismissed only thrice as India won 5-1. (more...)
New Treatment May Help Avert Serious Peanut Allergy New Treatment May Help Avert Serious Peanut Allergy
- February 21, 2018

While relatively uncommon two decades ago, the incidence of peanut allergies in children has more than doubled in the US, making it a lucrative market for any drugmaker that can bring an effective treatment to market. After one year of daily treatment with the company's peanut protein-filled capsules, now called AR101, study participants could safely tolerate 30 times more allergen than they could before the trial began. (more...)
President Trump Signs Memo to Ban President Trump Signs Memo to Ban "Bump Stocks"
- February 21, 2018

Other Florida high school students also walked out in solidarity with the Parkland students on Tuesday to call for gun reforms. The semi-automatic weapon, which he had legally obtained, can easily be converted into a machine gun using bump stocks . (more...)
Judge rules life support for toddler can be withdrawn Judge rules life support for toddler can be withdrawn
- February 21, 2018

Alfie Evans' family have been locked in a battle with specialists at Alder Hey Children's Hospital in Liverpool who want to stop providing treatment to the 21-month-old. "All agree that it is unsafe to discount the possibility that Alfie continues to experience pain". "Properly analysed, Alfie's need now is for good quality palliative care", he said. (more...)
Kentucky surges past Arkansas with big second half run, 87-72 Kentucky surges past Arkansas with big second half run, 87-72
- February 21, 2018

In 32 minutes, Macon added to his stat line, 26 points, 1 rebound, 1 assist and 4 threes with 1 turnovers. "One of them is being down 11 points on the road to a team that was so hyped to play this game it was insane". Washington has a big game himself, recording his second double-double of the season with 13 points and 10 rebounds. Kentucky secured a victory against Arkansas on Tuesday, winning by 15 points, 87-72. (more...)
Only a third of women with regular bloating would see their GP Only a third of women with regular bloating would see their GP
- February 21, 2018

By just switching to eating probiotic yogurts or leaving out gluten from their diets, women are putting themselves at risk, because persistent bloating can be a sign of ovarian cancer . "You just never dream this is going to happen to you", said ovarian cancer patient Laura Everley , 38. The mother of one had also experienced lower-back pain, constipation and a frequent need to urinate. (more...)