Health Care


Industrial eggs were contaminated by criminals: German agriculture minister Industrial eggs were contaminated by criminals: German agriculture minister
- August 08, 2017

Officials in France, Sweden and Switzerland have also been informed of a risk to consumers. The FSA's warning came after millions of eggs were taken off supermarket shelves in continental Europe last week due to fipronil contamination. Retailers in several European countries have pulled millions of eggs from supermarket shelves as the scare over the use of insecticide fipronil widened. (more...)
Playing action video games can actually harm your brain Playing action video games can actually harm your brain
- August 08, 2017

Some experts believe these adverse effects have been overstated, but a new study from the Université de Montréal has found habitually playing them may actually harm your brain. "There is also behavioural evidence that there might be a cost to that, in terms of the impact on the hippocampus", he said of the results. Response learners, in turn, tend to have more grey matter in their caudate nucleus. (more...)
This nanochip can heal organs simply by touching them This nanochip can heal organs simply by touching them
- August 08, 2017

Mice with badly injured legs that lacked blood flow were healed within three weeks and blood flow was restored. "We are proposing the use of skin as an agricultural land where you can essentially grow any cell of interest", he said. Second is the design of specific biological cargo for cell conversion. In addition, the device is small and treatment can be delivered anywhere, including on a battlefield, so that injured soldiers could be treated in the field, USA Today noted . (more...)
A blue mood can colour Instagram posts, study finds A blue mood can colour Instagram posts, study finds
- August 08, 2017

When you're feeling blue, your photos turn bluer too. "In other words, people suffering from depression were more likely to favour a filter that literally drained all the colour out the images they wanted to share", said the scientists. (more...)
China urges carrot and stick approach to DPRK
- August 08, 2017

According to the ministry, Wang noted that the current situation on the peninsula is "extremely complicated and sensitive, and affects bilateral relations between China and North Korea". Resolution 2371 (2017) includes the strongest sanctions ever imposed in response to a ballistic missile test. These measures target DPRK's principal exports, imposing a total ban on all exports of coal (DPRK's largest source of external revenue), iron, iron ore, lead, lead ore and seafood. (more...)
Sister of Florida murder suspect also jailed in unrelated killing Sister of Florida murder suspect also jailed in unrelated killing
- August 08, 2017

Rodarte denied seeing Gold on Wednesday, police said, but the video contradicts this. JSO said Gold got into Rodarte's auto in the parking lot of the restaurant on Wednesday afternoon, and they apparently had a fight. The family is planning a celebration of life for Savannah because they said that's what she would have wanted. They also said they didn't believe she was involved romantically with anyone. (more...)
Kenya court says it will deal with any post-election dispute Kenya court says it will deal with any post-election dispute
- August 08, 2017

Fears of widespread violence have been stoked by last month's brutal murder of a senior Kenyan election commission official and many other violent incidents, as well as concerns about fraud and voter-machine failure. Odinga, and all Kenyans to act with respect for the proverb: "We have not inherited this land from our forebears, we have borrowed it from our children". (more...)
Hercules Capital, Inc. (NYSE:HTGC) Shares Bought by Legal & General Group Plc Hercules Capital, Inc. (NYSE:HTGC) Shares Bought by Legal & General Group Plc
- August 08, 2017

The company's stock had a trading volume of 231,073 shares. According to Zacks , analysts expect that Hercules Capital will report full-year earnings of $1.20 per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.14 to $1.28. (more...)
Three die of asphyxiation while cleaning sewer, BJP seeks probe Three die of asphyxiation while cleaning sewer, BJP seeks probe
- August 08, 2017

Police said experts would be called in to identify the gas and ascertain the depth of the sewer. Around 11.30 am, one of the men had gone inside the sewers to clean it. A case of culpable homicide not amounting to murder has been registered. Delhi Water Minister Rajendra Gautam tweeted: "I am very sad to know that 3 workers are expired during cleaning of sewer at Lajpat Nagar I have set up an inquiry". (more...)
Jaitley slams Kerala govt for political violence Jaitley slams Kerala govt for political violence
- August 08, 2017

Is this basically a do or die fight for supremacy in Kerala? "It's the same BJP which does nothing to stop the violence in the name of cow vigilantism in north Indian states and is now making deplorable efforts to defame Kerala government". (more...)
Nicolet Bankshares Inc. Sells 3345 Shares of Pfizer, Inc. (PFE)
- August 08, 2017

The average volume of a stock suggests the liquidity of a particular company. About 133,621 shares traded. Gigamon Inc (NYSE:GIMO) has risen 31.14% since August 7, 2016 and is uptrending. portfolio. Foster And Motley Inc owns 289,262 shares for 1.8% of their portfolio. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have assigned a hold rating and ten have assigned a buy rating to the company. (more...)
British woman injured after family shot at in Brazil British woman injured after family shot at in Brazil
- August 07, 2017

The eldest of the children was reportedly four-years-old. Eloise Dixon was shot in Brazil . A couple and their three children were travelling in Angra dos Reis when their auto was approached by an armed group, Brazilian newspaper O Globo reported. (more...)
How loneliness and social isolation can kill more than obesity How loneliness and social isolation can kill more than obesity
- August 07, 2017

Using 70 studies that included more than 3.4 million participants (mostly from North America, but some studies did look at people in Europe, Asia, and Australia), the research team concluded that all three were as much of - and in some cases more - a threat to a person's health as obesity and other risk factors. (more...)
UN Security Council unanimously votes for sanctions on North Korea UN Security Council unanimously votes for sanctions on North Korea
- August 07, 2017

The Council reaffirmed previous Council decisions that the DPRK not conduct further launches using ballistic missile technology, nuclear tests, or any other provocation. The resolution would ban Pyongyang's exports of coal, iron, iron ore, lead, lead ore and seafood. It banned new joint ventures or cooperative entities with DPRK entities or individuals as well as additional investments in existing joint ventures. (more...)
Raksha Bandhan 2017: Rare photos of Virat Kohli and his sister Bhavna Raksha Bandhan 2017: Rare photos of Virat Kohli and his sister Bhavna
- August 07, 2017

Unfortunately, this would not be enough for the host nation as Jadeja and Ashwin bowled superbly together to ensure that India would win the test match . He fell foul of the umpires after the final delivery of the 58th over when, fielding off his own bowling, Jadeja threw the ball back at batsman Dimuth Karunaratne , who had not left his crease. (more...)
Ex-war crimes prosecutor quits panel probing Syria abuses Ex-war crimes prosecutor quits panel probing Syria abuses
- August 07, 2017

Del Ponte, who served as a prosecutor in worldwide tribunals on war crimes committed in Rwanda and in the former Yugoslavia during the 1990s, also claimed that she had never beforehand witnessed the level of war crimes that have taken place in Syria. (more...)
Roseanne brings back dead husband Dan in reboot Roseanne brings back dead husband Dan in reboot
- August 07, 2017

During a Sunday morning session at the Television Critics Association press tour in Beverly Hills, ABC president Channing Dungey was asked how the upcoming reboot of the sitcom would address the death of Dan Conner . Though he met his maker in the 1997 series finale, John Goodman's character will be present when the show returns on ABC this season. ABC has yet to say when the Roseanne reboot will air. (more...)
Florida sinkhole that destroyed two homes widens Florida sinkhole that destroyed two homes widens
- August 07, 2017

Cleanup crews had to stop work after large chunks of ground fell into the hole, which officials say may have been caused by vibrations from trucks and heavy equipment near the hole, the Times reported. Officials said they will continue to monitor the situation surrounding that home. Once the edges are stabilized, workers hope to remove debris from the sinkhole. (more...)
Artificial skin transplants could be used to treat diabetes Artificial skin transplants could be used to treat diabetes
- August 06, 2017

The findings were published online August 3 in Cell Stem Cell . When transplanted into mice, the animals were diabetes free for four months without the need for injections . This promptly increased blood-insulin levels and reduced blood-glucose levels. The grafts were given to mice that were fed a high-fat diet . When high-fat diet was combined with doxycycline, the mice secreted GLP1 and gained less weight, suggesting that "cutaneous gene therapy for GLP1 secretion could be practical ... (more...)
McConnell: We're not getting rid of legislative filibuster McConnell: We're not getting rid of legislative filibuster
- August 06, 2017

Sen. John Cornyn of Texas did not specify what issues the two sides could address together. Flake was highly critical of Trump during the presidential campaign, but has sought to reach common ground and backed some of the administration's initiatives, including Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell's backup proposal to repeal the Affordable Care Act and replace it later. (more...)
'We're coming for you': NRA attacks New York Times 'We're coming for you': NRA attacks New York Times
- August 06, 2017

But at the 29-second mark of the video, Loesch confused some Twitter users when she appeared, on first listen to say, "We're going to fist the New York Times ..." "We're going to laser-focus on your so-called 'honest pursuit of truth.' In short, we're coming for you", said Loesch, who is also a conservative radio host. (more...)
Couple sell new born baby girl to settle hospital bill Couple sell new born baby girl to settle hospital bill
- August 06, 2017

They were advised by the doctors and the village ASHA worker Anapurna Moharana to go to a private hospital as there were some complicacies in the pregnancy. 7,500 to nursing home. After the birth of their third daughter, they made a decision to abandon the child in the nursing home. "As no other option left, I made a decision to sell off the baby despite my wife's reluctance". (more...)
Boy dies of swine flu, city death toll at 4 Boy dies of swine flu, city death toll at 4
- August 06, 2017

Of the 21 patients that tested positive, 18 are from within VMC limits, two of Vadodara rural and one patient belongs to Dahod. Of the 21 patients that tested positive of swine flu on Saturday, eight are males while 13 others are females. A six-year-old boy, a five-year-old girl and a 14-month- old boy are amongst those who have tested positive of H1N1 virus in the city. The deceased is from Visakhapatnam, but he temporarily resided in Bhubaneswar , Health Minister Pratap Jena said. (more...)
Insurer Subsidies Might Be Pulled From Obamacare Exchanges
- August 06, 2017

Centene has famously (well, famously within health policy circles!) expanded into the marketplace as other bigger health plans like Anthem and United have fled. "This has been a roller coaster", said Lora M. Pellegrini, president of the Massachusetts Association of Health Plans. "BAILOUTS for Insurance Companies " certainly sounds like the sort of thing that most Americans would oppose , and, by suggesting that Obamacare necessarily means giving handouts to insurers, Trump and his team ... (more...)
Salmonella outbreak linked to papayas: Case count tops 100 Salmonella outbreak linked to papayas: Case count tops 100
- August 06, 2017

Friday morning FDA named the Carica de Campeche farm in Mexico as the source of several brands of papayas, including those distributed by Grande Produce and Agroson's, that tested positive for Salmonella . Whole-genome sequencing also showed the Kiambu strain from the fruit to be closely linked to the strain isolated from outbreak patients. Information on preventing Salmonella infections can be found here. (more...)