Health Care


Rats may be wrongly blamed for the Black Death Rats may be wrongly blamed for the Black Death
- January 17, 2018

The researchers created models of how a disease could be spread by rats, airborne transmission, and fleas and lice on humans and clothes, according to "The Telegraph". To test if the plague spread through rat-fleas or human-parasites, the research team modeled each with equations that mimicked an outbreak's rise and fall, based on how body lice, fleas, or rats would behave and spread the disease. (more...)
United States prepares for wintry mix of snow and ice United States prepares for wintry mix of snow and ice
- January 17, 2018

In New York meteorologists said steady snow will fall overnight. North Shore and metro-Boston will get two to four inches of snow, while Southeastern Massachusetts, along with the Cape and the Islands, will receive a coating to two inches. (more...)
Petrol, diesel get more expensive: Find out fuel price in your city Petrol, diesel get more expensive: Find out fuel price in your city
- January 17, 2018

Petrol and diesel prices have been market-determined for the past few years in India. In Chennai, petrol is going for close to Rs 74 per litre and diesel at Rs 65.23 per litre. The BJP-led government has cut excise duty only once during its tenure-but raised it nine times between November 2014 and January 2016. The corresponding figures for Bengaluru are Rs 72.39/62.92 for a litre of petrol and diesel respectively, while Kolkata posted Rs 74/Rs 64.5 respectively. (more...)
CJI meets the four rebel judges CJI meets the four rebel judges
- January 17, 2018

In an embarrassing moment for the Indian judiciary , Justice Chelameswar and his colleagues - Justices Ranjan Gogoi , Madan Lokur and Kurian Joseph on Friday went public against the Chief Justice, saying that "unless Supreme Court is preserved, democracy will not survive". (more...)
SC call attack on couples by Khap Panchayat as illegal SC call attack on couples by Khap Panchayat as illegal
- January 17, 2018

The hearing in Supreme Court in a Public Interest Litigation concerning Khap Panchayats witnessed some interestimg remarks by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra . The bench led by the CJI said that if the government does not enact a law, it will lay down guidelines. The NGO had moved the Supreme Court in 2010, seeking directions to the central and state governments to prevent and control honour killings and other crimes. (more...)
The American Red Cross workers asks for blood and platelet donations The American Red Cross workers asks for blood and platelet donations
- January 17, 2018

O negative is the universal blood type which often used in emergency situations. While all blood types are needed, organizers say they have less than a one day supply and in a critical need of a-positive, a-negative, and o-negative blood types. (more...)
Man ruptures throat while sneezing Man ruptures throat while sneezing
- January 17, 2018

He then found it extremely painful to swallow and could barely speak. In a very unusual case, a man of Indian origin from the United Kingdom who tried to suppress his sneeze ruptured the back of his throat. Fortunately, the leak eventually closed over and the man was released from the hospital after having a tube in his throat and receiving antibiotics. (more...)
Global Smart Cities Market to Grow at a CAGR 18.8% through 2026 Global Smart Cities Market to Grow at a CAGR 18.8% through 2026
- January 17, 2018

The segment of applications, or the software solutions made for easy analysis of data collected by smart water bottles, accounted for the least share in the market in 2014 but is expected to exhibit an impressive 32.2% CAGR from 2015 to 2020, the highest of all technology segments. (more...)
Connecticut Sees Rise In Flu Cases Among Elderly Connecticut Sees Rise In Flu Cases Among Elderly
- January 17, 2018

More than 300 people have been hospitalized and five people have died from flu-related illnesses since the Georgia Department of Public Health began its 2017-2018 flu surveillance in the first week of October, according to department officials. (more...)
Arron Afflalo, Nemanja Bjelica Ejected from Timberwolves vs. Magic for Fighting Arron Afflalo, Nemanja Bjelica Ejected from Timberwolves vs. Magic for Fighting
- January 17, 2018

While Timberwolves big man Nemanja Bjelica was going for a rebound, Magic guard Arron Afflalo took a huge swing at his head. Bjelica will nearly certainly face fewer consequences when the National Basketball Association eventually weighs in. (more...)
LG approves AAP govt's 'quality health for all' scheme LG approves AAP govt's 'quality health for all' scheme
- January 17, 2018

To avail the benefits of the scheme, one will have to call on the government's helpline number and then a "mobile sahayak" (facilitator) will be assigned to that particular person. It had reasoned that on an average 25 lakh people visit government offices for these 40 services annually despite they being available online. "On the assurance that both the systems will function as complementary to each other, the L-G approved the proposal and advised the administrative department to finalise ... (more...)
Three children among four Rohingyas killed in Bangladesh camp fire Three children among four Rohingyas killed in Bangladesh camp fire
- January 17, 2018

Myanmar and Bangladesh have been discussing a plan to repatriate the refugees. More than 650,000 Rohingya have headed across the border to Bangladesh after a sweeping Myanmar army counter-offensive in response to Rohingya militant attacks on Aug 25, 2017. (more...)
Bengaluru Brother Sister Assaulted By Drunk Mob On New Years, Watch Video Bengaluru Brother Sister Assaulted By Drunk Mob On New Years, Watch Video
- January 17, 2018

It is suspected that the video was uploaded by a rival gang. The police said that on the New Year's Eve, the gang members were drinking and partying on the streets at Mottappanapalya in Indiranagar 6th Stage. Following a complaint, the police arrested two of the assaulters whereas three more men continue to be on the run. The police then swung into action and picked up 10 men including the two rowdy sheeters for questioning. (more...)
Supreme Court Agrees to Consider Internet Sales Taxes Supreme Court Agrees to Consider Internet Sales Taxes
- January 17, 2018

South Dakota's law places the burden of collecting and remitting sales taxes on companies that do at least $100,000 in sales or handle at least 200 transactions in the state. "It could conceivably go the procedural route and decide that the law is invalid based on precedent". Lila Disque, deputy general counsel for the Multistate Tax Commission, told Bloomberg Tax there was a "mixture of surprise and excitement in the MTC's office". (more...)
British American Tobacco (BTI) Raised to Buy at Zacks Investment Research
- January 17, 2018

Davidson D A & Company who had been investing in British Amern Tob Plc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $154.08 billion market cap company. In other British American Tobacco news, insider Ricardo Oberlander sold 6,000 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, December 21st. (more...)
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co (BMY) Shares Bought by Jacobi Capital Management LLC
- January 16, 2018

Boothbay Fund Management Llc who had been investing in Bhp Billiton Plc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $114.27 billion market cap company. Investors sentiment increased to 1.65 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.48, from 1.36 in 2017Q2. Pettee invested in 2.42% or 58,847 shares. 29 funds opened positions while 51 raised stakes. (more...)
Staying healthy through the flu season Staying healthy through the flu season
- January 16, 2018

We know we're still climbing right now and there has definitely been an increase". Since the last People's Press coverage on the flu season, which ran in the January 3, there have been 16 additional positive influenza cases as well as five additional hospitalizations in Owatonna. (more...)
Switzerland Bans Boiling Live Lobsters, Calling It Animal Cruelty Switzerland Bans Boiling Live Lobsters, Calling It Animal Cruelty
- January 16, 2018

The practice of boiling lobsters alive is common in seafood restaurants around the world, and stems from the belief that the crustaceans can't feel pain . On the top of that, Switzerland has recently banned boiling lobsters alive. Many people think that the high-pitched screeching noise that occurs when boiling a lobster is due to it being in pain; however, this is not possible because lobsters have no vocal chords. (more...)
Which areas are at risk? Latest danger zones MAPPED — California mudslides MAP Which areas are at risk? Latest danger zones MAPPED — California mudslides MAP
- January 16, 2018

Four people remained missing after the mudslides, according to an update posted on Santa Barbara County's website , which warned that the figure could "fluctuate significantly". Antonio and Victor are Mexican immigrants who own a Montecito garden and landscaping business. Terrifying wildfires in the area forced evacuations in December, and the mudslides struck just two weeks after people returned. (more...)
Million People in Yemen Are in Need of Aid Million People in Yemen Are in Need of Aid
- January 16, 2018

After a rebel missile attack on Riyadh airport in November, the coalition even stopped United Nations aid deliveries but it has since eased that measure. Yemen has been in civil war since 2015, pitting Houthi forces loyal to former President Ali Abdullah Saleh, who was killed last month, and forces loyal to the government of Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi. (more...)
After Making 52-Week High, Is AbbVie Inc. (ABBV)'s Near-Term Analysis Positive?
- January 16, 2018

Orbis Investment Management who had been investing in Abbvie Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $161.91 billion market cap company. Tradition Capital Limited holds 113,916 shares. WealthTrust Axiom LLC grew its holdings in shares of AbbVie by 0.3% in the second quarter. Kayne Anderson Rudnick Inv Llc has invested 0% in AbbVie Inc. (more...)
Rafael Nadal storms to first round win at Australian Open Rafael Nadal storms to first round win at Australian Open
- January 16, 2018

Six-time Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic and 2014 victor Stan Wawrinka returned from injuries that had sidelined them since Wimbledon, top-ranked Simona Halep recovered from 5-2 down in her first set and a tumble in the second, and 2016 champion Angelique Kerber continued her unbelievable return to form. (more...)
New Canaan fourth-grader who died unexpectedly identified New Canaan fourth-grader who died unexpectedly identified
- January 16, 2018

Superintendent of Schools Dr. Bryan Luizzi said the cause of death has not been determined. The boy, Nico Mallozzi, started feeling ill last Thursday, Jan. However, please be aware that, according to the CDC, 'Studies have shown that the flu virus can live and potentially infect a person for only two to eight hours after being deposited on a surface. (more...)
Altria Group Inc (MO) Shares Bought by Stephens Inc. AR
- January 16, 2018

Ashmore Group Plc who had been investing in Irsa Inversiones Y Rep S A for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $1.76 billion market cap company. Guggenheim upgraded Helmerich & Payne, Inc. ( NYSE :MO) rating on Friday, June 30. Investors of record on Thursday, December 22nd will be issued a dividend of $0.61 per share. (more...)
Calgon Carbon (CCC) Getting Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Analysis Shows
- January 16, 2018

The Segall Bryant & Hamill Llc holds 222,059 shares with $18.24 million value, up from 208,309 last quarter. T Mobile Us Inc now has $53.11B valuation. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA increased its stake in shares of Calgon Carbon by 58.8% in the second quarter. Shapiro Capital Mgmt Limited Liability Co has invested 1.15% of its portfolio in Calgon Carbon Corporation (NYSE:CCC). (more...)