Health Care


Michael B. Jordan and Michael Shannon's FAHRENHEIT 451 Film Looks Terrifying Michael B. Jordan and Michael Shannon's FAHRENHEIT 451 Film Looks Terrifying
- January 13, 2018

Michael B. Jordan and Michael Shannon star in the HBO Films presentation - Jordan as fireman Montag, who forsakes his world and battles his mentor, Beatty (Shannon). A menacing fireman in a black helmet holds a flamethrower. As usual, the Alternative Truth Project production of " Fahrenheit 451 " will be a readers theater presentation, which means there will likely be no set decoration, props or costumes, and limited physical movement. (more...)
Giving your pets a raw meat diet isn't a good idea Giving your pets a raw meat diet isn't a good idea
- January 13, 2018

The food also carries a number of bacteria that could infect dogs and spread to their owners. According to researchers at Utrecht University , these diets could be contaminated with bacteria and parasites that can harm your pet, which puts both animal and human health at risk. (more...)
No damages, casualties reported in moderate quake in southern Myanmar No damages, casualties reported in moderate quake in southern Myanmar
- January 13, 2018

Myanmar's Department of Meteorology and Hydrology added that the magnitude of the quake was "worrying" and the area should expect aftershocks for up to a month. Myanmar, which is home to four major faults, is known for being very quake prone. The natural disaster struck at 00:56 a.m. local time. But after daylight broke, no major damage or casualties had yet been reported. (more...)
Boston Scientific Corporation (BSX) Issues Q1 Earnings Guidance
- January 13, 2018

Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) has risen 9.41% since January 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.37% the S&P500. Proshare Advisors Llc increased its stake in Boston Scientific Corp ( BSX ) by 16.72% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)
FDA Pulls Pediatric Indications For Opioid Cough And Cold Medicines FDA Pulls Pediatric Indications For Opioid Cough And Cold Medicines
- January 13, 2018

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD, expressed concern for young children's unnecessary exposure to opioids in a statement . Notably, the FDA advisory committees that have been responsible for assessing the suitability of utilizing opioids as treatment options for coughs and colds in pediatric populations have focused on two age groups: those 6 to 12, and those 12 to 18. (more...)
French supermarkets admit to selling salmonella contaminated Lactalis products after recall French supermarkets admit to selling salmonella contaminated Lactalis products after recall
- January 13, 2018

Lactalis , among the world's biggest dairy product producers, launched a global recall of its products made at its factory in Craon, northwest France, in December after discovering salmonella bacteria on site. He said no date to lift the ban could be set "while we have not exactly and precisely identified the source of the contamination, and before it has not been clearly identified and removed", Travert said. (more...)
Is Celgene (NASDAQ:CELG) now a 'Sell' After a Wells Fargo Downgrade?
- January 13, 2018

It has outperformed by 0.30% the S&P500. Grisanti Capital Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Celgene during the 2nd quarter valued at $3,616,000. Evermay Wealth Limited Liability Company holds 0.12% or 1,888 shares. The institutional investor held 7,808 shares of the major pharmaceuticals company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $1.14M, up from 4,733 at the end of the previous reported quarter. (more...)
Florida monkeys could pass killer herpes to people Florida monkeys could pass killer herpes to people
- January 13, 2018

Since McHV-1 was identified in 1932, researchers have only documented 50 cases of human infections, all from captive macaques. However, the researchers say the issue has not been thoroughly studied. The findings suggest a public health concern, said David Civitello, an Emory University biology professor who was not involved in the study. They found that roughly 25 percent of the monkeys contained antibodies to the virus, which was probably an underestimate, Wisely says. (more...)
Vikas Barala gets bail in Chandigarh stalking case Vikas Barala gets bail in Chandigarh stalking case
- January 13, 2018

According to a report inHindustan Times, call records proffered by Barala's lawyer showed Kundu wasn't in the city right before the incident on the intervening night of 4 August and 5 August previous year. It was also argued that the accused belonged to a well-connected political family and it was possible that he may use his clout to influence the trial of the case, if released on bail. (more...)
Star Wars IX pitch about Rey's fate moves Daisy Ridley to tears Star Wars IX pitch about Rey's fate moves Daisy Ridley to tears
- January 12, 2018

It would certainly be interesting to hear what Trevorrow's pitch to Ridley was and how Rey would have finished her story arc should he have remained director. Daisy Ridley has spoken up about a potential romantic storyline for her character Rey and Poe (Oscar Isaac) in " Star Wars 9". This scene was being compared to Luke's sequence in " Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back", in which he saw himself as Darth Vader , hinting their parental relationship. (more...)
Going...Going... Gone? Martin O'Neill holds talks with Stoke City Going...Going... Gone? Martin O'Neill holds talks with Stoke City
- January 12, 2018

First-team coach Eddie Niedzwiecki has been in caretaker-charge this week, with both Hughes and his assistant Mark Bowen leaving the club after last Saturday's humiliating FA Cup exit at the hands of League Two side Coventry. All of which leaves the FAI with a sense of regret at not nailing down O'Neill to the contract extension he verbally agreed to last October. The contract was agreed in principle, but O'Neill delayed. (more...)
Rob Lowe Blasts Bella Thorne For Clueless Mudslide Tweet Rob Lowe Blasts Bella Thorne For Clueless Mudslide Tweet
- January 12, 2018

Lowe reposted the tweet to Instagram with the caption,"This attitude is why people hate celebrities/Hollywood". A family friend confirmed that Tamara and Bella had discussed the Instagram post but added: 'I'm really sorry but she's not ready to address this yet'. (more...)
Yemen's Houthis say they fired ballistic missile at Saudi Yemen's Houthis say they fired ballistic missile at Saudi
- January 12, 2018

A spokesman for the joint coalition forces said: "The Arab Coalition Forces Command implemented a private joint operation to evacuate two pilots in participation of air and land forces where the two pilots were evacuated into the Kingdom's territories". (more...)
Tiger Zinda Hai On Course To Cross Rs 300 Crore Mark! Tiger Zinda Hai On Course To Cross Rs 300 Crore Mark!
- January 12, 2018

So now that it is up there, we take a look at the records that Tiger Zinda Hai is yet to beat. It is Salman's twelfth film, which has earned above Rs. Not just Salman, even Katrina has pulled off some breathtaking stunts and jaw-dropping action sequences. Emerges HIGHEST GROSSER EVER in Fiji... Both the actors reprised their characters of spy agents Zoya and Tiger from the 2012 blockbuster Ek Tha Tiger . (more...)
Healthcast : A Study on Teenagers & Tobacco Use Healthcast : A Study on Teenagers & Tobacco Use
- January 12, 2018

Teens who had tried more than one type of tobacco product at baseline had an adjusted odds ratio of 3.81 (95% CI 2.22-6.54) for past 30-day cigarette smoking at follow-up than did baseline never-users of tobacco products. The researchers asked 10,384 teens between 12 and 17-years-old if they'd ever used e-cigarettes, hookah, dissolvable tobacco and other similar products. (more...)
Breast cancer gene does not boost risk of death Breast cancer gene does not boost risk of death
- January 12, 2018

Doctors had found that the star had mutations in BRCA genes which increase a woman's risk of breast cancer by four-to-eightfold. The study, published in The Lancet Oncology , found 12% of 2,733 women aged 18 to 40 treated for breast cancer at 127 hospitals across the United Kingdom between 2000 and 2008 had a BRCA mutation. (more...)
Legislators say they are close to CHIP deal Legislators say they are close to CHIP deal
- January 12, 2018

In a bipartisan appeal on behalf of the National Governors Association, Republican Gov. Charlie Baker of MA and Democratic Gov. Kate Brown of OR called on Congress - after it allowed CHIP and community health center funding to lapse previous year - to consider the "urgent needs of states and families" by restoring money. (more...)
Gov. Brown's $190 Billion State Budget Gov. Brown's $190 Billion State Budget
- January 12, 2018

Brown balanced California's 2011-12 budget by cutting General Fund spending by 8.2 percent. But legislative Democrats still have a lot they'd like to accomplish in the state. The Legislative Analyst's Office projects general fund revenue of $135 billion for the upcoming budget year, nearly $40 billion more than the state collected eight years ago. (more...)
Ibuprofen long-term use linked to infertility in men Ibuprofen long-term use linked to infertility in men
- January 12, 2018

Researchers found that young men who took ibuprofen in doses commonly used by athletes developed a hormonal condition linked to reduced fertility . 'Through a clinical trial with young men exposed to ibuprofen, we show that the analgesic resulted in the clinical condition named "compensated hypogonadism " - a condition prevalent among elderly men and associated with reproductive and physical disorders, ' explains Dr David Kristensen, of Copenhagen University. (more...)
Warning issued after teens eat laundry detergent pods for new internet challenge Warning issued after teens eat laundry detergent pods for new internet challenge
- January 12, 2018

Since the introduction of laundry detergent pods into the United States in 2010, poison control centres in the country have noted an increase in the number of cases for detergent ingestion. Previously children 5 and younger were considered to be most at risk; the small packets were sometimes mistaken for candy, and poison control centers received reports of more than 10,500 exposures to young children in 2017. (more...)
Was this Nick Saban's finest moment? Was this Nick Saban's finest moment?
- January 12, 2018

Tagovailoa entered the game at halftime, replacing a struggling Jalen Hurts , and threw three touchdown passes , including the game-ender to give the Crimson Tide its fifth national championship since 2009 under coach Nick Saban . The coach said that nothing is ever too big for the player he and his Saint Louis School players called Reverend Tagovailoa because he would recite passages from the Bible and relate them to their situation on the field. (more...)
Brightline to begin higher-speed passenger-rail service in South Florida Saturday Brightline to begin higher-speed passenger-rail service in South Florida Saturday
- January 12, 2018

Brightline's diesel-electric powered trains feature a variety of amenities, including retractable platforms that facilitate easy boarding, bike racks, wide aisles and free wireless Internet. Brightline also shuffled its management team, promoting Patrick Goddard to president, replacing Chief Executive Dave Howard, a former sports executive who was hired in March 2017. (more...)
American Red Cross asks for blood donations nationwide American Red Cross asks for blood donations nationwide
- January 12, 2018

The next blood drive in the Magic Valley will be January 22 to 24 at the Church of Ascension Episcopal in Twin Falls. West Springfield Mayor William Reichelt was among the many volunteers who came out to donate during the drive. While there is always a need for all blood types, local blood donation centers have highlighted a critical need for certain types, including Type O negative, which can be transfused to nearly anyone, making it a go-to blood type for emergency responders and doctors ... (more...)
Local hospitals feel impact of IV bag shortage Local hospitals feel impact of IV bag shortage
- January 12, 2018

Within the hospital, Dowd said, staffers are managing IV fluid inventory by making sure heavily used products are "stocked as much as possible" in higher-use locations. We've had to make some adjustments, but nothing that affects patients or that patients would even notice. Her husband came to visit over the holidays, but he plans to return to Puerto Rico in a week and a half. (more...)
Hospital appointments and non-urgent operations could be postponed Hospital appointments and non-urgent operations could be postponed
- January 12, 2018

Staff Worthing Hospital cared for more people than ever this Christmas and New Year, the trust said. "After five years in the job, he should be taking responsibility, not fleeing the scene". Now that the holidays are over, the situation has become even more serious. The first thing I want to say is a massive thank you to NHS staff who are working incredibly long hours, through the night, beyond the call of duty . (more...)