Health Care


IPhone 8, Apple Watch Series 3 Shipping Dates Start Slipping IPhone 8, Apple Watch Series 3 Shipping Dates Start Slipping
- September 18, 2017

The iPhone 8 Plus is priced at $799 and $949 for the same respective storage variants. Apple's Watch Series 3 could save its owner from suffering cardiac arrest by calculating its user's resting heart rate and recovery rate throughout the day. (more...)
Could a skin patch melt away unwanted fat? Could a skin patch melt away unwanted fat?
- September 17, 2017

Experiments on mice at Columbia University Medical Centre revealed that drugs converting surplus white fat into energy-burning brown fat could be successfully targeted via patches. They also had significantly lower fasting blood glucose levels than untreated mice. Doctors say it could soon be used to treat obesity and diabetes after successful trials in mice. (more...)
California lawmakers vote to move up primary California lawmakers vote to move up primary
- September 16, 2017

The bill, known as SB54, bans law enforcement officials from asking about the immigration status of people under arrest, and prevents local police from being "deputized as immigration agents", The Associated Press reports . The California Police Chiefs Association is now neutral on the bill, but the California State Sheriffs' Association still opposes it. In a statement she issued after SB 17 passed the Assembly on Monday, she said: "It won't help Californians access needed medicine or ... (more...)
Labour unions to strike over tier-2 pension Labour unions to strike over tier-2 pension
- September 16, 2017

In a meeting held by the National Administrative Committee (NAC) the union says that it had issued a 14-day ultimatum to the Federal Government as a result of the decision of the Central Working Committee (CMW) meeting which was held on August 22, 2017 and expired on September 8, 2017. (more...)
Aamir Khan is unrecognisable in his rugged avatar for Thugs Of Hindostan Aamir Khan is unrecognisable in his rugged avatar for Thugs Of Hindostan
- September 16, 2017

Aamir Khan , the Mr Perfectionist of Bollywood has kept the whole industry and fans guessing about his get-up for Thugs of Hindostan , which will see him sharing the screen with Amitabh Bachchan . The team had shot for a schedule of the film in Malta reportedly on ships. Looking at the pictures it seems like Aamir is preparing for some high-octane action sequence. (more...)
FDA Approves Biosimilar for Cancer Treatment FDA Approves Biosimilar for Cancer Treatment
- September 16, 2017

Scott Gottlieb . "We are committed to developing safe and effective therapies in critical disease areas, and MVASI is leading the way for additional oncology biosimilars from Amgen and Allergan ". Mvasi in combination with interferon alfa has been approved for the treatment of glioblastoma and metastatic renal cell carcinoma. Health care professionals should review the prescribing information in the labeling for detailed information about the approved uses. (more...)
'Pray for everybody': Irma begins its assault on Florida 'Pray for everybody': Irma begins its assault on Florida
- September 16, 2017

Florida Governor Rick Scott has urged all residents along coastal areas of the state to flee inland or, if possible, get to any of over 300 shelter locations along the projected path of the storm. The U.S. National Hurricane Center says weakening is forecast but Irma is expected to remain a powerful hurricane as it moves through the Florida Keys and near Florida's west coast. (more...)
Centre sanctions Rs 300 crore for improving solid waste management Centre sanctions Rs 300 crore for improving solid waste management
- September 16, 2017

Elaborating on the ongoing efforts to further improve urban governance, planning and execution, Puri announced that a comprehensive evaluation of implementation and outcomes of Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) will be undertaken which will serve several purposes, it being the first concerted effort to make a difference in urban sector. (more...)
UN's Guterres calls on Myanmar to end violence, urges aid UN's Guterres calls on Myanmar to end violence, urges aid
- September 16, 2017

Australia Burma Rohingya Organisation (ABRO) spokesperson Habib said: "Today we are here to raise our voices on behalf of oppressed Rohingya and Kaman people who are facing ongoing genocide in Rakhine (Arakan) state of western Myanmar (Burma), and also for continuous waging wars against other minorities. (more...)
Bird tests positive for West Nile virus in Douglas County Bird tests positive for West Nile virus in Douglas County
- September 16, 2017

The health unit says there's a greater risk of getting WNV in Windsor-Essex than elsewhere in the province because this area has "many more days with warmer temperatures" that begin earlier in the year. When cold weather arrives, the mosquitoes will be eliminated, but until then, residents are urged to take measures to protect themselves. -Use insect repellents that contain DEET, Icaridin or other approved ingredients on clothing as well as exposed skin especially when visiting green spaces ... (more...)
This DNA robot can transport molecular cargo in bloodstream This DNA robot can transport molecular cargo in bloodstream
- September 16, 2017

Details of the research appear in a paper in the September 15 issue of Science . The nanobot, described in the journal Science , was constructed from three basic building blocks to provide "feet" for walking, an "arm" and "hand" for picking up objects, and a segment that can recognise a specific drop-off point and trigger the release of the cargo. (more...)
Woman who survived cancer and kidney transplant drowns in crashed vehicle Woman who survived cancer and kidney transplant drowns in crashed vehicle
- September 16, 2017

Shortly after midnight, Linares was driving west along Main Street when her auto jumped a curb, drove across a patch of dirt and through a fence before slamming into the water. I went in the water. Authorities did not confirm if the body found is the woman whose vehicle plunged into the aqueduct, but family members who identified the victim as Xanthel Linares spoke Friday morning near the site of the crash. (more...)
Gareth Bale: "The important thing is to get back to winning"
- September 16, 2017

In addition to missing the Portuguese talisman, the Spanish and European champions will also be without French forward Karim Benzema and Brazilian full-back Marcelo for Sunday's visit to high-flying Real Sociedad, who are second to Barca on goal difference only. (more...)
Chester Bennington's Son Opens Up About His Father's Death Chester Bennington's Son Opens Up About His Father's Death
- September 16, 2017

The event was created by the Livingston County Suicide Prevention Task Force of the Genesee Valley Health Partnership. "We honor you, we support you and we love you and your family". In Massachusetts, suicide claims almost a dozen lives each week, more than vehicle accidents and homicides. Chester Bennington's teenage son has pledged to seek help if he is struggling with depression as part of a new initiative for America's National Suicide Prevention Week. (more...)
United Nations agencies: Global hunger rises for first time in a decade United Nations agencies: Global hunger rises for first time in a decade
- September 16, 2017

Almost 11% of the world's population, or 815 million people, were chronically undernourished in 2016, according to a United Nations report. The number of hungry began to rise in 2014, but this is the first time in more than a decade that the proportion of the global population going hungry has risen. (more...)
British Virgin Islands premier pleads for long-term United Kingdom help post-Irma British Virgin Islands premier pleads for long-term United Kingdom help post-Irma
- September 16, 2017

The health department reopened a prenatal clinic and at least one water-pump station was back online. The explanation, no matter how horrifying, is quite simple and is explained by Kathryn Hansen who wrote for NASA's Earth Observatory - the hurricane's winds were so strong that they literally tore the island's plant life and left the bare ground exposed to the satellite's camera, plus there is the salt spray which also dried out the leaves still on the branches, turning them brown. (more...)
Price Target Estimates for Alaska Air Group, Inc. (ALK) Price Target Estimates for Alaska Air Group, Inc. (ALK)
- September 15, 2017

BidaskClub upgraded shares of Alaska Air Group from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research report on Saturday, July 8th. The firm had revenue of $2.10 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.10 billion. Harrison sold 2,350 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Monday, August 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of $98.19, for a total value of $646,090.20. (more...)
Eldorado Gold Corporation (EGO) hit its 1-Year High price on 09/22/16 Eldorado Gold Corporation (EGO) hit its 1-Year High price on 09/22/16
- September 15, 2017

When we divide the last trade volume by the 3-month average volume, we found out a relative volume of 1.39. While the company's share hit the 52 week high on 09/22/16 stationing the value of $4.34. 5,388,781 shares of the company's stock traded hands. Eldorado Gold Corporation (NYSE: EGO ) (TSE:ELD) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 27th. (more...)
Indian Woman Arrested for Slapping Army Officer in Viral Video Indian Woman Arrested for Slapping Army Officer in Viral Video
- September 15, 2017

Cops are claiming that she was unhappy with the driver of the army truck. "She kept blocking the way as we tried to overtake her auto, ' alleged one of the men in the FIR". According to the victim, the woman continued to slap him multiple times without giving any reasons. The soldier walked back to the truck and sat in the driver's seat only to find the incensed woman slamming her fists on the truck door, all the while shouting abuses at the soldiers. (more...)
Pennsylvania hospital staff took photos of patient's privates: investigation Pennsylvania hospital staff took photos of patient's privates: investigation
- September 15, 2017

Investigators determined a "ton" of employees at UMPC Bedford Memorial crowded into the operating room to view and take cellphone images of the patient, who was anesthetized during the December 23 incident, according to Pennlive .com, which first reported the findings issued Wednesday. (more...)
Seven million deaths were caused by tobacco use a year ago Seven million deaths were caused by tobacco use a year ago
- September 15, 2017

Diabetes caused 1.43 million deaths worldwide in 2016, a 31 percent increase since 2006. The report was published September 14 in The Lancet and is based on data from 195 countries and territories. Recent conflicts, such as those in Syria, Yemen, South Sudan, and Libya, are major public health threats, both in regard to casualties and because they lead to long-term physical and mental consequences. (more...)
Global Automotive Piston pin Market 2017 : ZF, KYB, Mando, Anand and Tenneco Global Automotive Piston pin Market 2017 : ZF, KYB, Mando, Anand and Tenneco
- September 15, 2017

Pricing structure and stepwise Automotive Piston pin manufacturing process are also covered in this report. The report starts with a basic Oscilloscope market overview. The report will make detailed analysis mainly on above questions and in-depth research on the development environment, market size, development trend, operation situation and future development trend of Cigarette on the basis of stating current situation of the industry in 2017 so as to make comprehensive ... (more...)
Pennsylvania House Budget Plan Avoids NatGas Taxes Pennsylvania House Budget Plan Avoids NatGas Taxes
- September 15, 2017

This plan, developed by about two dozen House Republicans, would divert cash from reserves or off-budget programs, many of them for public transportation or environmental cleanups and improvements. House Republicans eventually agreed on compromise that culminated in last night's passage. The House Republicans first introduced a plan that was the exact opposite of a package previously introduced and approved by the Senate. (more...)
App to help treat substance abuse approved App to help treat substance abuse approved
- September 15, 2017

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA ) has approved the marking of the first mobile medical application to treat substance use disorders (SUD ). De novo clearances are used for novel devices of low- to moderate-risk. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD, has also written about the agency's desire to play a role in furthering breakthroughs in digital health offerings. (more...)
Rajasthan announces Rs 20000 crore farm loan waiver, farmers protest ends Rajasthan announces Rs 20000 crore farm loan waiver, farmers protest ends
- September 15, 2017

A committee will be set up to study the loan waiver process in other states. Rajasthan Agriculture Minister Prabhulal Saini made the announcement, after which he agitation that was called by farmers in Sikar has now been called off. Ministers Prabhulal Saini, Ajay Kilak, Pushpendra Singh and Rampratap along with state BJP President Ashok Parnami negotiated on demands with an 11 member farmers' delegation. (more...)