Health Care


New App uses Selfie for early Detection of Pancreatic Cancer New App uses Selfie for early Detection of Pancreatic Cancer
- August 30, 2017

With pancreatic cancer , bilirubin levels start to increase and eventually, it turns the whites of the eye yellow, which is also the case for hepatitis. BilliScreen is based on research from the University of Washington's Ubiquitous Computing Lab , which previously created a smartphone app that detects jaundice in newborns from a photo of their skin. (more...)
Novartis Is First To Finish Line With CAR-T Cancer Drug Nod Novartis Is First To Finish Line With CAR-T Cancer Drug Nod
- August 30, 2017

In clinical trials in patients treated with vehicle T cells, 69% of patients had complete resolution of CRS within two weeks following one or two doses of Actemra. We recently asked you to support our journalism. "I wouldn't say we know for sure how many will be cured yet by this therapy". Most patients suffered side effects that can be grueling, even life-threatening. (more...)
What's in Eli Lilly & Company (NYSE:LLY) After Rise in Shorted Shares? What's in Eli Lilly & Company (NYSE:LLY) After Rise in Shorted Shares?
- August 30, 2017

About 273,629 shares traded. CBL & Associates Properties, Inc. Infosys Ltd ADR (NYSE:INFY) has declined 17.92% since August 30, 2016 and is downtrending. Also, major shareholder Lilly Endowment Inc sold 220,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Monday, July 31st. Poplar Forest Capital Llc decreased its stake in Lilly Eli & Co (LLY) by 10.28% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)
HSE hits out at 'emotional terrorism' tactics of HPV vaccine opponents HSE hits out at 'emotional terrorism' tactics of HPV vaccine opponents
- August 30, 2017

He said: "What we know from the information out of Australia in particular is that there has been a 50% reduction in the incidences of cervical cancer in the 10 years since the vaccine has been implemented". "Not one of these people anywhere in the world has been medically proven to have had a long term side effect from getting the vaccine", she said. Professor Karina Butler, a consultant paediatrician and chair of the National Immunisation Advisory Committee , assured concerned parents ... (more...)
Jail for crew found with protected Galapagos sharks Jail for crew found with protected Galapagos sharks
- August 30, 2017

Additionally, the crew was ordered to pay Galápagos National Park $5.9 million dollars. It reported earlier this month that China's ambassador in Quito, Wang Yulin, said his country wanted to take all measures necessary to "put an end to these illicit practices". (more...)
A Multistate Salmonella Outbreak Has Been Linked to Pet Turtles A Multistate Salmonella Outbreak Has Been Linked to Pet Turtles
- August 30, 2017

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) advise people to stop having turtles inside their homes. Most people generally recover after five to seven days, but patients with weakened immune systems, young children or the elderly are particularly susceptible to more severe conditions. (more...)
Buhari to reward victorious D' Tigresses with N1m each Buhari to reward victorious D' Tigresses with N1m each
- August 30, 2017

President Muhammadu Buhari has announced a reward of one million naira to each player of senior women's team, D'Tigress, and half a million to each official for winning the African Basketball Championship. He said having realised the problems in the sector, the ministry was determined to take steps that will spur glory in sports and Nigeria. Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday chaired his first cabinet meeting since returning from sick leave in Britain this month. (more...)
Buhari presides over FEC, announces N1m gift for each D'Tigress player Buhari presides over FEC, announces N1m gift for each D'Tigress player
- August 30, 2017

At the commencement of Wednesday's meeting, the president welcomed members of Nigeria's victorious women's basketball team, D'Tigress, to the Executive Council Chamber, awarding each member N1 million each , according to his Personal Assistant on Digital/Online Media, Lauretta Onochie . (more...)
United States annual growth rate revised up to 3% in second quarter United States annual growth rate revised up to 3% in second quarter
- August 30, 2017

The second quarter growth in 2017 of 3 percent, which includes performance from April, May, and July, more than double the 1.2 percent growth seen in the first quarter of 2017. Overall growth is expected to remain healthy in the current quarter; both forecasting firm Macroeconomic Advisers and the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta's GDPNow model were predicting a third-quarter growth rate of 3.4% ahead of Wednesday's report. (more...)
Royals end scoreless streak on Whit Merrifield HR Royals end scoreless streak on Whit Merrifield HR
- August 30, 2017

If I could throw it again and know that it would end up in that location again, I would. Given that they didn't score in the last seven innings of that game on Thursday, their scoreless streak now sits at 43 innings. "He's probably expecting a curveball to come, and I hung it and he had a little extra time to get the barrel to it". Morrison logged four assists with some dazzling glove work at first base. (more...)
Implantable Cardiac Pacemakers by Abbott (formerly St. Jude Medical): Safety Communication Implantable Cardiac Pacemakers by Abbott (formerly St. Jude Medical): Safety Communication
- August 30, 2017

Jude last year recalled some of the 400,000 pacemakers last year after its own study found a risk of premature battery depletion. The FDA stressed this update can not be done from home. "For pacing dependent patients, consider performing the cybersecurity firmware update in a facility where temporary pacing and pacemaker generator can be readily provided", according to the alert. (more...)
Stanton's 18th HR in August ties ML record
- August 30, 2017

The only major record he has left to break during the last few games of August is Sammy Sosa's all-time home runs in a month record of 20. He finished with 66 that year. He has four home runs at Nationals Park this month in 21 plate appearances, tied for the most there this month. Albert Belle had 30 between August and September in 1995. (more...)
Woman loses newborn as Doctors continue fighting inside OT Woman loses newborn as Doctors continue fighting inside OT
- August 30, 2017

It appears to have started when Dr Nainwal, the obstetrician, questioned whether the patient had eaten before the operation. The hospital superintendent said that the doctors could not save the newborn baby, when the woman got admitted to the hospital the heartbeat of baby was low and was into distress. (more...)
Supreme Court to hear petitions challenging Aadhaar in November Supreme Court to hear petitions challenging Aadhaar in November
- August 30, 2017

UIDAI clarifying that tax payers will have to link their PAN with Aadhaar by the stipulated deadline of 31 August, there are only three days left to do it. By linking the two cards you will no longer have to submit your Income Tax acknowledgement to the IT department. There were also complaints that the assessees were unable to link Aadhaar with PAN because their names were mentioned differently in the database relating to the two documents, the CBDT said. (more...)
Local shelters make way for animals rescued after Harvey Local shelters make way for animals rescued after Harvey
- August 30, 2017

Some reported that they didn't evacuate because they were unable to take their pets. Animal shelters are trying to find homes for animals rescued from the floods after Hurricane Harvey . "As soon as we can get down there and get on the ground, we plan on getting down there", said Patty Dawson, president of Dallas Dog Rescue Rehab and Reform. (more...)
Royal Mail honours Queensferry Crossing opening with postmark Royal Mail honours Queensferry Crossing opening with postmark
- August 30, 2017

The current Forth Road Bridge opened in 1964 but around 40 years later corrosion of the wires inside its cables had significantly reduced its strength. Early in the morning, the Queensferry Crossing will close to all traffic. Drivers will not be able to travel across the Forth Road Bridge as a rolling roadblock will be put in place on Wednesday. (more...)
11-Year-Old Girl In Critical Condition After Being Shot In Face 11-Year-Old Girl In Critical Condition After Being Shot In Face
- August 30, 2017

Her condition was initially listed as critical, but has stabilised this morning. Police are expected to reveal more details of the incidents at a press conference on Wednesday morning. She's been flown to Melbourne for emergency treatment following the shooting at Deloraine , near Launceston, about 9pm. Police and paramedics rushed to the scene but the little girl was found dead with a gunshot wound to the neck. (more...)
Juno Therapeutics, Inc. (JUNO) Trades at New 52-Week High Juno Therapeutics, Inc. (JUNO) Trades at New 52-Week High
- August 30, 2017

BB Biotech AG increased its stake in shares of Juno Therapeutics by 16.8% in the first quarter. (JUNO)'s stock rose 2.20%. See which 3 stocks are most likely to make moves following their insider activities. Therefore 40% are positive. Juno Therapeutics Inc had 32 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has "Neutral" rating by Goldman Sachs given on Wednesday, November 18. (more...)
Trump Again Threatens NAFTA Exit to Pressure Canada, Mexico
- August 29, 2017

After a brief mention of the Missouri Senate seat, which Trump claimed would be won by a Republican in the 2018 midterm elections as opposed to being held by current Democratic senator Claire McCaskill, and another tweet about the storm, Trump turned his attention to NAFTA and the border wall. (more...)
Investigation of Acorda Therapeutics Announced by Holzer & Holzer — INVESTOR ALERT Investigation of Acorda Therapeutics Announced by Holzer & Holzer — INVESTOR ALERT
- August 29, 2017

Ratings analysis reveals 50% of Acorda Therapeutics's analysts are positive. As per Wednesday, February 15, the company rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department has 36,534 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Fincl Bank Of Ny Mellon accumulated 549,320 shares or 0% of the stock. (more...)
Scientists Just Found The Best Way To Lose Weight Scientists Just Found The Best Way To Lose Weight
- August 29, 2017

For one year, almost 200 overweight or obese adults followed a weight loss program and researchers found that those who had consistent weight loss in the first 6 to 12 weeks were more likely to keep the weight off 1 to 2 years later than those whose weight fluctuated. (more...)
Low-fat diets could kill you, shows major study Low-fat diets could kill you, shows major study
- August 29, 2017

The Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiology ( PURE) study was led by researchers at the Population Health Research Institute (PHRI) at McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences in Hamilton, Ont. Meanwhile, a companion study, also published in The Lancet , concludes that the rich-world guidelines - backed by the World Health Organization (WHO) - on fruit and vegetable consumption could be safely cut back from five to a more affordable three portions per day. (more...)
FBI Searching for 2 Bank Robbers Disguised as Nuns in Pennsylvania FBI Searching for 2 Bank Robbers Disguised as Nuns in Pennsylvania
- August 29, 2017

One woman also was wearing sunglasses. According to police, the sister act, dressed in religious robs, showed tellers a handgun but left without taking anything Monday afternoon. (more...)
JJ Watt's campaign to raise money for Houston flooding raises over $350K JJ Watt's campaign to raise money for Houston flooding raises over $350K
- August 29, 2017

He said worries about SB 4 , derided as the "show me your papers" law, that's going into effect next month should be shelved. The rainfall is expected to continue as Harvey hangs over the skies of Texas , and the NWS predicts that some areas could see as much as 50 inches of rain through Friday. (more...)
Houston struggles with 'unprecedented' post-Harvey floods Houston struggles with 'unprecedented' post-Harvey floods
- August 29, 2017

The Houston Texans and team owner Bob McNair are donating $1 million to the United Way of Greater Houston's flood relief fund in the wake of the devastating flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey this week. He said officials are requesting volunteers and supplies for its emergency efforts. The strongest storm to hit Texas in decades has forced thousands of people into shelters and is incurring what some disaster experts projectwill total tens of billions'worth of damage. (more...)