Health Care


Here's why this local style star is walking for rare diseases Here's why this local style star is walking for rare diseases
- March 01, 2018

In the United States, a rare disease is defined as one that affects fewer than 200,000 persons. "Despite the diversity and particular symptomatology of each rare disease, most patients have similar problems: difficulty of access to diagnoses, lack of scientific knowledge, lack of adequate care and therapies, lack of psychosocial support, expensive care and social consequences (isolation, school problems, reduction of professional choices, etc.)." As stated by Mike Thompson, chief executive ... (more...)
California to test autonomous car without backup drivers California to test autonomous car without backup drivers
- March 01, 2018

Previously, companies could only test vehicles if they had a driver ready to take the wheel if anything went wrong. Autonomous cars will be tested in California without backup drivers for the first time under the new rules. The rules, written by California's Department of Motor Vehicles and approved by the state's Office of Administrative Law, also create the framework under which consumers can eventually buy driverless cars, but do not include testing and deployment of autonomous trucks ... (more...)
British American Tobacco (BATS) Stock Price Down 1.5% Following Analyst Downgrade
- March 01, 2018

It has outperformed by 37.89% the S&P500. American National Insurance Company increased its stake in British American Tob Sp Adr (BTI) by 244.36% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. CSX Corporation had 104 analyst reports since August 13, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Therefore 71% are positive. Haythornthwaite Richard had sold 5,000 shares worth $712,540 on Monday, October 2. (more...)
Analysts see first-mover advantage for Philip Morris
- March 01, 2018

Canal Capital Management LLC boosted its position in Philip Morris International Inc . The stock increased 0.36% or $0.37 during the last trading session, reaching $104.45. Kentucky Retirement Insurance Fund has invested 0.12% in Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE:WY). First Capital Advisors Group LLC. lifted its stake in Philip Morris International by 0.3% during the second quarter. (more...)
Varicose veins; sign of deadly clots - study finds Varicose veins; sign of deadly clots - study finds
- March 01, 2018

Researchers found people with varicose veins were at a five times increased risk of developing DVT - a clot in the legs which can lead to amputation or even death. Response: To examine whether greater severity of varicose veins was associated with higher risk would be our recommendation for future research. This translates to 6.55 per 1,000 person-years versus 1.23 per 1,000 person-years. (more...)
45 conferences, showcases commit to gender equality 45 conferences, showcases commit to gender equality
- March 01, 2018

In 2016, THUMP found that all 24 festival lineups they surveyed were majority male. This year's Wireless festival was criticised by stars such as Lily Allen for only including three female artists across three days of music, while this year's Green Man's lineup features no women in its top 14 headline acts. (more...)
'Apple shape' a heart attack risk in women 'Apple shape' a heart attack risk in women
- March 01, 2018

The report says that both fat distribution and body composition differentiate between sexes. However, it will be more effective to develop different programs of fat loose for men and women. However, the research suggests women with an "apple shape" are particularly at peril. "More intensive screening for the risk and development of cardiovascular disease and diabetes in individuals with an apple shape might help prevent the onset of disease, especially in women", George Institute for Global ... (more...)
Saudi crown prince says corruption purge supports budget: WP Saudi crown prince says corruption purge supports budget: WP
- March 01, 2018

The kingdom has received global criticism for a stalled conflict that has killed almost 6,000 civilians and has put 22.2 million people in need of humanitarian assistance, according to the United Nations. "This is a big moment for them", said Theodore Karasik, with Gulf State Analytics, a private advisory group in Washington. However, it is unknown whether the restructuring in the Defense Ministry was provoked by the Yemeni conflict. (more...)
Instant Pot Concerns with Multi Cooker Instant Pot Concerns with Multi Cooker
- March 01, 2018

In a Facebook post to the " Instant Pot Community " group, the company announced that it had received reports of its machines overheating, which has resulted in potentially unsafe "localized melting damage to the underside of the product". (more...)
Male declines Delhi's invite for naval exercise Male declines Delhi's invite for naval exercise
- March 01, 2018

The fact that this year's level of participation in MILAN 2018 is expected to be high as well is testament to its enduring significance, though the exact numbers are unclear. China has designs to set up civilian cum military establishments in the archipelago. Admiral Lanba was speaking to reporters on the sidelines of an event. (more...)
The Voice premiere recap: 'Blind Auditions Premiere, Part 1' The Voice premiere recap: 'Blind Auditions Premiere, Part 1'
- March 01, 2018

With Rayshun's full, soulful sound and obvious energy, and Adam's willingness to point out those aspects of his performance that do need some improvement, it's a solid match. Jade worked for numerous artists, including former The Voice coach Jennifer Hudson . This 33-year-old from Nashville, TN sang the Aretha Franklin standard " See Saw". (more...)
Razorbacks Upset No.14 Auburn In Final Home Game Of The Season Razorbacks Upset No.14 Auburn In Final Home Game Of The Season
- March 01, 2018

And they'll need it Tuesday night. Gafford was 10 of 15 from the field, including seven dunks, and matched his career high with seven blocks for the Razorbacks, who won for the fourth time at home over a ranked team this season. Auburn leads the SEC averaging 84.3 points per game, but Arkansas is a close second averaging 82.2 behind Jaylen Barford (18.1), Daryl Macon (17.3) and Daniel Gafford (11.6). (more...)
Type 2 diabetes incidence rising among United Kingdom girls, South Asian children Type 2 diabetes incidence rising among United Kingdom girls, South Asian children
- March 01, 2018

The borough has the highest prevalence of diabetes in the North East, with 7.3% of people living with a diagnosis - above the national average which is now 6.6%. It is important to establish the best way to manage and engage young people with type 2 diabetes due to the poor outcomes in those diagnosed at a young age. (more...)
Healthy Diet Linked to Reduced Risk of Depression Healthy Diet Linked to Reduced Risk of Depression
- March 01, 2018

Researchers evaluated the diets and depression assessments of 964 patients (mean age, 81.32 years). The researchers also kept tabs on symptoms of depression, such as getting upset over things that didn't usually impact them and feeling hopeless about the future. (more...)
Adam Sandler, Chris Rock Comedy Adam Sandler, Chris Rock Comedy "The Week Of" Gets a New Trailer
- March 01, 2018

Like the last three films made under the Netflix deal, The Week Of was produced under Sandler's Happy Madison Productions banner. As I mentioned earlier, The Week Of will premiere on Netflix on 27 April. A series of calamities forces the dads (and their families) to come together and endure the longest week of their lives. Robert Smigel directs the film, and Sandler and Allen Covert produce. (more...)
Apple will launch AC Wellness medical practice for its employees this spring Apple will launch AC Wellness medical practice for its employees this spring
- February 28, 2018

Apple says that it will provide a "unique concierge-like healthcare experience ... enabled by technology". The website also notes that AC Wellness is "Coming Spring 2018". AC Wellness professionals must also expect to integrate clinical practices and technology to improve patient engagement. Roughly 69 million workers reportedly take sick days each year due to various health problems, and the U.S. (more...)
Transgender Texas wrestler Mack Begs wins second high school title Transgender Texas wrestler Mack Begs wins second high school title
- February 26, 2018

That didn't stop me from being who I was. "I wanted to come out on top, and in my heart-I feel like a champion", Beggs said . Cheers and boos greeted the judges' decision but it confirmed what everybody already knew about Mack Beggs: he is by far the best in his girls' wrestling weight class in Texas. (more...)
AAP government mulls live streaming of official meetings AAP government mulls live streaming of official meetings
- February 26, 2018

Now, the police will be sending the recorded footage to the Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) to examine it. Meanwhile, PTI reported the Delhi government is considering live-streaming all official meetings following the alleged assault on Prakash. (more...)
Health department: Tourist infected with measles visited NYC Health department: Tourist infected with measles visited NYC
- February 26, 2018

Officials say those who were at the hotel at the same time may have been exposed to the virus. Risk of developing measles is low, especially for those who are immunized. Symptoms include a fever, rash, cough, runny nose and eyes, and generally begin 10-12 days after exposure to the measles. This will help prevent others at these facilities from being exposed to the illness. (more...)
Employers of Pinay stuffed in freezer fall Employers of Pinay stuffed in freezer fall
- February 26, 2018

Citing President Rodrigo Duterte's pronouncement, the deployment ban would stay until the slain Filipina, Joanna Demafelis, gets justice and Kuwait guarantees the protection of overseas Filipino workers, Bello told DZMM. "Lebanon has asked Kuwait to pass on the husband's police record". Both embassy teams worked closely with the local authorities of Kuwait and Riyadh in search of the whereabouts of Manambit, who was reportedly comatose in Kuwait's Farwaniya Hospital. (more...)
Toronto Maple Leafs acquire Plekanec in deal with Montreal Canadiens Toronto Maple Leafs acquire Plekanec in deal with Montreal Canadiens
- February 25, 2018

The Canadiens will be retaining 50% of his $6 million cap hit in the trade. BC-HKN-Lightning-Canadiens, 1st Ld-Writethru, 479 Point leads Lightning over Canadiens, 4-3 in shootoutAP Photo GMH110, GMH112, GMH114, GMH115, GMH116, GMH113, GMH111Eds: Lightning 4, Canadiens 3. (more...)
Trump wants some teachers to have guns Trump wants some teachers to have guns
- February 25, 2018

The National Rifle Associated on Wednesday quickly rejected any talk of raising the age for buying long guns to 21. "They're not going to walk into a school if 20 per cent of the teachers have guns". A deadly school shooting in Florida has reignited an argument over how to better protect children on school campuses. Coral Springs police Sgt. Jeff Heinrich said during a news conference Friday that he was helping with maintenance on the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School baseball field ... (more...)
Trail Blazers beat Jazz 100-81, end Utah's 11-game winning streak Trail Blazers beat Jazz 100-81, end Utah's 11-game winning streak
- February 25, 2018

Devin Booker had 30 points and nine rebounds and TJ Warren had 19 points for the Suns, who have lost nine in a row, 14 of 15 and 17 of 19. Lillard is averaging 27.7 points, 5.7 rebounds and 7.0 assists against the Suns this season and McCollum is averaging 25 points, four rebounds and four assists. (more...)
Ben Stokes makes low-key return for England against New Zealand Ben Stokes makes low-key return for England against New Zealand
- February 25, 2018

It was only after his not-guilty plea to a charge of affray at Bristol Magistrates' Court this month that the England and Wales Cricket Board confirmed he would rejoin the squad for this ODI and Test tour. "We put on a really competitive score and made good inroads at the start, but they fought back really well". Woakes is the 12th player to take 100 ODI wickets for England . (more...)
Family offers $10000 reward for information in case of missing CDC employee Family offers $10000 reward for information in case of missing CDC employee
- February 25, 2018

According to ABC News , Cunningham had been chosen to deal with public health emergencies like Ebola and the Zika virus. Cunningham's parents said they found his phone, wallet, auto and keys, as well as his dog, at his home, reported ABC affiliate WSB in Atlanta . (more...)