Health Care


KNH neurosurgical mix-up inexcusable: Union official KNH neurosurgical mix-up inexcusable: Union official
- March 02, 2018

The hospital says the patient is recovering well and will update on his progress in the coming days. The Nairobi based hospital said doctors did not realise the mistake until hours into the surgery when they discovered there was no blood clot in the brain of the man sprawled on the operating table. (more...)
Study identifies five types of diabetes Study identifies five types of diabetes
- March 02, 2018

The new clustering of patients with adult-onset diabetes is superior to the standard diabetes classification as it identifies patients at high risk of diabetic complications at diagnosis, providing information about underlying disease mechanisms and ultimately guiding choice of therapy. (more...)
Flu blames for another child death in Minnesota Flu blames for another child death in Minnesota
- March 02, 2018

At the end of last year's flu season, there were 218 deaths. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , the most common reason health-care workers give for not getting the shot is that they don't think flu vaccines work. (more...)
Three Nobel laureates blame Suu Kyi for Rohingya abuses Three Nobel laureates blame Suu Kyi for Rohingya abuses
- March 02, 2018

Shirin Ebadi of Iran, Mairead Maguire of Northern Ireland and Tawakkol Karman of Yemen made the accusation during a press conference on Wednesday in Dhaka shortly after visiting Rohingya refugee camps in the southern Bangladeshi district of Cox's Bazar. (more...)
Snow forces closure of Glasgow Airport Snow forces closure of Glasgow Airport
- March 02, 2018

Police were advising people not to travel on Thursday. Forecasters said yesterday that the entire east coast, central belt and as far west as Greenock will be hit - while the worst affected areas could see up to 40cm of snow and a wind chill of minus 10C. (more...)
Flood, High Wind watches issued for Haddonfeild for Friday Flood, High Wind watches issued for Haddonfeild for Friday
- March 02, 2018

Saturday ", said National Weather Service meteorologist Kim Buttrick. Snow could fall at rates of 2 inches per hour on Friday and gusty winds are expected to cause whiteout conditions making travel unsafe in some areas. That preparation should include getting water and food and any supply necessary for a power outage. If you're not in one of these bands, you'll see rain or non-accumulating snow. (more...)
Obese people live shorter and illness-prone lives finds study Obese people live shorter and illness-prone lives finds study
- March 02, 2018

The "obesity paradox" is also rooted in the government. How can we explain it? A group of researchers debunked that theory, publishing their findings online February 28 in JAMA Cardiology . Women with normal weight had 1.4 years longer life expectancy compared to those who were overweight, 3.4 years longer than obese women, and 6 years longer than morbidly obese women. (more...)
Turkey remembers 1992 Khojaly massacre victims Turkey remembers 1992 Khojaly massacre victims
- March 02, 2018

This inhuman aggression against civilians was engraved in the memories of the global community and deeply wounded the common conscience. Head of the Russia-Azerbaijan Inter-Parliamentary Friendship Group, State Duma deputy Dmitry Savelyev has in his message extended deep condolences to President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev on the 26th anniversary of the Khojaly genocide, APA's Moscow correspondent reports. (more...)
Missing CDC worker denied promotion before disappearance Missing CDC worker denied promotion before disappearance
- March 02, 2018

Anything you might consider, we have actually had the ability to find. "None of those items are missing". He was allegedly informed a week earlier that he didn't receive the promotion. "I will not call it a dark area, however they are lows. This is extremely hard". "I'm really praying that something would jog his mind and whatever state he is in, he would come back to us", his mother told reporters. (more...)
Tampa teen diagnosed with flu discovers he is battling stage 4 cancer Tampa teen diagnosed with flu discovers he is battling stage 4 cancer
- March 02, 2018

He was told to "let the virus run its course", his cousin wrote on the fundraising page. "They said this was the worst X-ray they had ever seen on a child", Hunter's mother Cheryl told Peoplethis week. The 16-year-old has already undergone a blood transfusion, bone marrow biopsy and several operations to remove fluid building up around his lungs and heart. (more...)
Burlington Stores (BURL) Given Daily News Sentiment Rating of 0.15
- March 02, 2018

The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Outperform" on Thursday, July 21. The rating was initiated by Wolfe Research on Friday, April 28 with "Outperform". 762,533 were accumulated by Geode Ltd Llc. First Mercantile Trust Com has invested 0.03% in Burlington Stores, Inc. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: "Burlington Stores (BURL) Getting Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Study Shows" was posted by registrarjournal.com and is the sole property of of registrarjournal.com. (more...)
Common human skin bacteria may protect against skin cancer Common human skin bacteria may protect against skin cancer
- March 02, 2018

He said that one of the strains of the bacteria that are particularly in abundance is the Staphylococcus epidermidis . Researchers were studying the antimicrobial powers of Staphylococcal bacteria- the most numerous of the many types of bacteria that normally live on human skin- when they uncovered something unexpected. (more...)
Why China Is Censoring Winnie the Pooh-And the Letter 'N' Why China Is Censoring Winnie the Pooh-And the Letter 'N'
- March 02, 2018

This means Xi - who did not name a successor during the once-in-five years party Congress in October - will continue after completing his second term. This move has been largely unpopular, with many drawing parallels to the rule of Mao Zedong . Although Weibo provides a public platform for discussion in China , it's also censored heavily by the Chinese government, which bans using it as a platform for political dissent. (more...)
Democrats, 'Party of Intellectuals,' Have a Second-Amendment Blind Spot Democrats, 'Party of Intellectuals,' Have a Second-Amendment Blind Spot
- March 02, 2018

At a stroke they changed the focus of the "gun lobby" to gun safety, hunting, and target shooting; trap and skeet became more important than assault-weapons bans or concealed carry. I know how to shoot, care for and safeguard handguns and rifles. The Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, ratified in 1791, reads in its entirety, "A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed". (more...)
CIBC Asset Management Inc Cuts Position in AerCap Holdings (NYSE:AER)
- March 02, 2018

Yandex N.V. (NASDAQ:YNDX) has risen 50.13% since March 1, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 17.82% the S&P500. Allen Inv Mgmt Ltd Liability Company has invested 0.01% in AerCap Holdings N.V. The stock of Ascent Capital Group, Inc. FBR Capital downgraded the shares of AER in report on Friday, May 13 to "Mkt Perform" rating. Deutsche Bank upped their price target on shares of AerCap from $65.00 to $68.00 and gave the company a "buy" rating in a report on Thursday, February 15th. (more...)
What Happened at the Oscars Last Year? What Happened at the Oscars Last Year?
- March 02, 2018

The return will be a redemption story for the two, who majorly flubbed the announcement in 2017 when they declared " La La Land " the big victor of the night, rather than the correct " Moonlight ". An accountant with the PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) firm, which was in charge of calculating the award votes and keeping it a secret until showtime, was blamed for the gaffe. (more...)
Trump shocks gun lobby after pushing for tighter restrictions Trump shocks gun lobby after pushing for tighter restrictions
- March 02, 2018

His main suggestion has been arming teachers with concealed weapons, a proposal endorsed by the powerful National Rifle Association (NRA). Stoneman Douglas senior Joey Zenobi told WBBH-TV that the team was playing for the victims of the Valentine's Day shooting. (more...)
Florida Gun Show sees 'record number' of attendees amid gun control debate Florida Gun Show sees 'record number' of attendees amid gun control debate
- March 02, 2018

Chants of "shame" and "vote them out" filled a Florida Senate committee chamber on Monday after the Senate Rules Committee voted to not include an assault weapons ban amendment to proposed gun-reform legislation. Bused in from around the state, protesters wore orange T-shirts saying #GunReformNow. A similar proposal to the Senate has one more committee stop. (more...)
N doesn't believe in politics of blame game: Nawaz Sharif N doesn't believe in politics of blame game: Nawaz Sharif
- March 02, 2018

Some of the PML-N leaders also used an aggressive tone over the loss of their party's identity in senate polls. While no legislators of the opposition party was seen shouting slogans either in favour of their candidate or against the PML-N. (more...)
Kartis case: CBI not caged parrot but Kartis case: CBI not caged parrot but "singing parrot" of govt: Sibal
- March 02, 2018

Despite that, the accused was kept in CCU. The ED, they said, had seized four invoices of Dollars 7 lakh, drawn by ASCPL, its Singapore subsidiary, another linked company identified as NorthStar Software Solutions Pvt Ltd and Geben Trading Ltd, after it recently raided the offices of Karti and his chartered accountant, Bhaskararaman. (more...)
Your nose isn't really as big as it looks in selfies Your nose isn't really as big as it looks in selfies
- March 02, 2018

The unusual research was born of Boris Paskhover's frustration that his patients were coming in with exaggerated complaints about the unusual size of their noses, and demanding his plastic surgical help. It then calculated the changes to the ratio between the nose's breadth and the width between the two cheekbones at various camera distances. "And I have to tell them that those selfies aren't accurate". (more...)
Do nonsmokers deserve extra vacation days? Do nonsmokers deserve extra vacation days?
- March 02, 2018

There is precedent for giving nonsmokers "smoke-break" vacation days. Only one in five nonsmokers (and 38 percent of smokers) said they should be given no extra vacation days. On average, Americans would give up smoking for 11 extra vacation days each year. The Centers for Disease Control estimates 37.8 million adults in the United States now smoke cigarettes. (more...)
New York Is Not Big Ten Country New York Is Not Big Ten Country
- March 02, 2018

The Buckeyes won the only meeting against Purdue this season by one point, and are on a collision course to meet the Boilermakers in the semi-finals. In the second contest, Northwestern got revenge and defeated the Nittany Lions 70-61. Both Iowa and IL have two seniors on its rosters respectively. (more...)
Desert bugs raise hope of finding life on Mars Desert bugs raise hope of finding life on Mars
- March 02, 2018

But a new study confirms that within these seemingly barren soils, life is waiting patiently for its chance to thrive. Upon closer examination, it was determined that the rain did not bring life to the Atacama desert , but rather awakened microbes that had always been living dormant. (more...)
TCW Group Inc. Has $386000 Position in MGIC Investment Corp. (MTG)
- March 02, 2018

About 53.87M shares traded. MGIC Investment Corporation (NYSE:MTG) has risen 60.12% since February 25, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 18.90% the S&P500. Among 9 analysts covering Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (NYSE:ALSN) to report earnings on April, 25. The Monthly and Yearly performances are -6.33 percent and 34.46 percent respectively. (more...)