Health Care


Cancer detected in just 10 seconds with new device Cancer detected in just 10 seconds with new device
- September 10, 2017

A pathologist takes about 30 minutes or more to prepare a sample and then interpret it. For the study, described in the journal Science Translational Medicine , the team conducted tests on tissues samples, which included both normal and cancerous ones in the breast, lungs , thyroid and ovaries , removed from 253 human cancer patients. (more...)
Teen girl's organs helped save 8 lives Teen girl's organs helped save 8 lives
- September 09, 2017

But little more than a week later, Sophy and Harvey Layzell endured the unthinkable when Jemima collapsed at home with a brain aneurism, and died in hospital. "If Jemima had survived, the ruptured aneurysm would have severely affected her communication and the right side of her body", they say on the trust website. (more...)
French girl (14) attacked by swarm of rats as she slept French girl (14) attacked by swarm of rats as she slept
- September 09, 2017

The man, who has two other children, said that he thought that she might have been the victim of violent burglars. Her father told local media outlets that she slept in a medical bed on the first floor of the family's home while everyone else slept upstairs. (more...)
Help end the stigma of talking about mental health Help end the stigma of talking about mental health
- September 09, 2017

If we don't talk about it, we may miss the chance to make a difference for someone who is looking for a reason to live. On WSPD, Samaritans is taking part as co-chair of the National Suicide Prevention Alliance with Rethink Mental Illness , representing the NSPA's 160 members, who deal with suicide and its effects every day. (more...)
Alcohol Industry 'Distorting' And 'Denying' Links Between Booze And Cancer, Researchers Warn Alcohol Industry 'Distorting' And 'Denying' Links Between Booze And Cancer, Researchers Warn
- September 09, 2017

The World Health Organization says drinking alcohol is a well-established risk factor for a range of cancers, including tumours of the mouth, liver, breast and colon and bowel. Consumers have a right to know the truth about alcohol and cancer, so they can make fully informed decisions about their drinking. "Existing evidence of strategies employed by the alcohol industry suggests that this may not be a matter of simple error". (more...)
1st Human Case Of West Nile In CT 1st Human Case Of West Nile In CT
- September 09, 2017

Public health has confirmed two local human cases of West Nile virus. Due to the increase, it says, the district beefed up surveillance and treatment of larval and adult mosquitoes efforts. "We keep on having climate conditions that are ideal for the mosquitoes that transmit West Nile infection", said Dr. Philip Armstrong , Medical Entomologist at the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment station (CAES). (more...)
Duke's 2017-18 ACC Schedule Set Duke's 2017-18 ACC Schedule Set
- September 08, 2017

Notre Dame's lone regular-season game against Duke is January 29 at Cameron Indoor Stadium. The Seminoles will play 15 home games beginning with its season-opener against George Washington on November 14 as they look to extend their winning streak at the Tucker to 22 games. (more...)
President Trump returns to Texas to meet with 'families' affected by Harvey President Trump returns to Texas to meet with 'families' affected by Harvey
- September 08, 2017

Around 325,000 people have already applied for federal emergency aid . As floodwaters recede, Houston officials have started turning their attention to finding temporary housing for those in shelters and getting enough gasoline for people to fill up cars. (more...)
Fitbit, Inc. Class A (NYSE:FIT) Sees Price Increase - Up $0.60
- September 07, 2017

Other equities analysts have also recently issued research reports about the stock. The stock of Fitbit Inc (NYSE: FIT ) has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, November 3 by SunTrust. Also, Director Jon Callaghan sold 15,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, September 1st. The 50 day moving average was up $0.30 whereas the 200 day moving average was up $0.27 or +4.77%. (more...)
Analysts Ratings for Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY)
- September 07, 2017

This company right now is valued at $47.06M. The stock has a market capitalization of $98.18 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.87 and a beta of 1.18. Deutsche Bank has "Hold" rating and $52 target. The rating was upgraded by Piper Jaffray on Monday, August 24 to "Underweight". Westpac Banking Corp's holdings in Bristol-Myers Squibb were worth $8,521,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. (more...)
What Is Brugada Syndrome? Turkish Boy's Heart Stops After Eating Hot Dog What Is Brugada Syndrome? Turkish Boy's Heart Stops After Eating Hot Dog
- September 07, 2017

It turned out boy also has a rare heart condition called Brugada syndrome . The syndrome, which is marked by electrical abnormalities that affect the heart, is often asymptomatic and tends to be diagnosed around age 42. According to the authors of the case report, when people with Brugada syndrome eat big bites of food and stimulate their vagus nerve, their heartbeats may change, which can lead to sudden cardiac arrest. (more...)
A Pen-Like Probe Can Detect Cancer Tumors in Few Seconds A Pen-Like Probe Can Detect Cancer Tumors in Few Seconds
- September 07, 2017

There is a complication while removing the tissues because if too little is removed then the cancerous cells can grow into another tumour and if too much is taken then there is a chance of damaging the brain. The team has also demonstrated that it accurately diagnoses cancer in live, tumor-bearing mice during surgery without causing any observable tissue harm or stress to the animals. (more...)
Now, two coaches of Ranchi Rajdhani Express derail in Delhi Now, two coaches of Ranchi Rajdhani Express derail in Delhi
- September 07, 2017

There were no injuries. "Since the speed of the (Ranchi-Delhi Rajdhani Express) train was very low, there was no injury to any passenger", Neeraj Sharma, Northern Railways spokesperson, told the media. This was third derailment incident in the state in less than a month. In another accident, about 100 passengers were wounded when 10 coaches of the Kaifiyat Express had derailed after crashing into a dumper which had strayed on to the tracks in the Auraiya district on August 23. (more...)
Zika Virus May Be Treatment For Brain Cancer, Scientists Say Zika Virus May Be Treatment For Brain Cancer, Scientists Say
- September 07, 2017

Scientists believe that since adults have a much lower number of stem cells in their body, the virus can be selectively injected into a cancer patient's tumor cells to kill the disease. Because Zika targets fetus stem cells, researchers hypothesized that it might also be able to target glioblastoma cells, according to findings published on September 5 in the Journal of Experimental Medicine . (more...)
Malacañang to Trillanes: Prove Paolo Duterte is triad member Malacañang to Trillanes: Prove Paolo Duterte is triad member
- September 07, 2017

Paolo Duterte , the vice mayor of Davao City, on Thursday appeared before a Senate committee investigating how 604 kilograms (1,330 pounds) of the drug known as crystal meth slipped through the Bureau of Customs in May. Trillanes also tried to prove through photos that Duterte had travelled with them to China, supposedly indicating their deep ties. He said over the weekend that Trillanes, his political foe, has been trying to undermine him and his family with baseless allegations, calling the ... (more...)
Rohingyas illegal migrants, need to go: Rijiju Rohingyas illegal migrants, need to go: Rijiju
- September 07, 2017

So allegations of being inhuman are wrong. "The problem with us is that most of these Rohingyas are coming to India through Bangladesh and they stay are scattered at many places". The matter will be heard on September 11 and it is then that the Centre is expected to file its reply. The BJP led North-East Democratic Alliance (NEDA), a conglomerate of eight political parties from the north east states, on the day discussed the issue of illegal immigration at length and called for steps ... (more...)
Lewis: Ravens Didn't Sign Kaepernick Because Of Girlfriends Tweet Lewis: Ravens Didn't Sign Kaepernick Because Of Girlfriends Tweet
- September 07, 2017

Jackson and Leonardo DiCaprio in " Django Unchained " - in which Jackson played a house slave to DiCaprio. Lewis was asked on "Inside the NFL " whether the Ravens would have signed Kaepernick if not for the tweet. If Diab hadn't posted those photos? "Then he's flying him to Baltimore", Lewis said. Jim Harbaugh, former 49ers head coach, is the brother of John and it's possible he may have put in a good word for the unemployed quarterback as well considering his recent comments ... (more...)
Buhari returns to Abuja after Sallah holidays in Daura Buhari returns to Abuja after Sallah holidays in Daura
- September 07, 2017

The president was in the company of immediate members of his family and some aides. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that any celebration over the news of Nigeria's exit from recession was premature as President Muhammadu Buhari's policies remained a potent threat against the country's economy. (more...)
Salvador Dali: Artist's exhumed DNA disproves paternity claim, foundation says Salvador Dali: Artist's exhumed DNA disproves paternity claim, foundation says
- September 07, 2017

The organisation, which safeguards the artist's legacy, said its lawyers had been told by a court examining the paternity claim of María Pilar Abel Martínez that tests showed she was not his daughter. Dali's remains were exhumed in July by forensic experts who opened his coffin in a sensitive operation that involved using pulleys to lift a 1.5-ton stone slab. (more...)
I am loyal to Buhari - Alhassan I am loyal to Buhari - Alhassan
- September 07, 2017

According to Premium Times, Alhassan says she'll choose Atiku over Buhari if the latter's name is on the ballot in 2019. The post I Swear If Buhari Contest In 2019. In 2014, he joined Buhari's party, the All Progressives Congress (APC). Indeed, the party said it has been talking with many of such bigwigs as part of its strategy to displace the ruling APC from power. (more...)
Police Service Commission confirms Senator Misau's retirement letter Police Service Commission confirms Senator Misau's retirement letter
- September 07, 2017

The UK based non-governmental organisation told a news conference in Abuja that it believes the allegations against the police institution and the inspector general of police were baseless. "We just confirmed that the retirement followed due process". No: PSC 1034 Vol.8/244 was issued on March 4, 2014, but took effect from December 1, 2010. (more...)
Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten granted parole Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten granted parole
- September 07, 2017

Last year, a similar panel granted Van Houten parole, but the governor overruled the decision, the Associated Press reported . She shouldn't get her hopes up. Van Houten's attorneys argued that Brown was bowing to political pressure. Van Houten was the youngest member of the Manson's so-called family. "I don't find parts in any of this that makes me feel the slightest bit good about myself", Van Houten said. (more...)
Ryan Murphy Sells Nurse Ratched Series Starring Sarah Paulson to Netflix Ryan Murphy Sells Nurse Ratched Series Starring Sarah Paulson to Netflix
- September 07, 2017

The show is going to be a prequel to One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest that focuses on the prickly Nurse Ratched (played by Oscar victor Louise Fletcher in the film), with Sarah Paulson starring as Ratched herself. Murphy, Douglas, Aleen Keshishian, Margaret Riley, and Lighthouse Management Media's Jacob Epstein are executive producing, with Romansky getting a co-EP credit. (more...)
Hundreds March to Demand Paul Ryan Protect Immigrant Youth & Families Hundreds March to Demand Paul Ryan Protect Immigrant Youth & Families
- September 07, 2017

Trump says rolling it back allows Congress to pass a better immigration law. But the program isn't accepting new applications. Republican State Treasurer Dan Schwartz echoed that sentiment about congress Tuesday in an interview after announcing his candidacy for governor. (more...)
Jaap Stam: 'Frank de Boer requires more time at Crystal Palace' Jaap Stam: 'Frank de Boer requires more time at Crystal Palace'
- September 07, 2017

Benitez remains popular with punters whilst the bookie's second favourite for the chop Slaven Bilic, sees his West Ham side go in search of their first points of the season when they host surprise package Huddersfield Town in their first home game on Monday night. (more...)