Health Care


Taking the dog for a walk can help elderly live longer Taking the dog for a walk can help elderly live longer
- February 21, 2018

According to many health experts, strenuous and more long lasting workouts are the key to good health and keeping the risk of early death at bay. In Britain, for example, the elderly are advised to do moderate-to-intense exercise at least 150 minutes per week, divied up into segments of no less than 10 minutes. (more...)
Panic As Dana Aircraft overshoots Runway at Port Harcourt Airport Panic As Dana Aircraft overshoots Runway at Port Harcourt Airport
- February 21, 2018

A Dana aircraft overshot the runway while landing at Port Harcourt global airport on Tuesday. Reports indicated that the 44 passengers on board the flight were petrified by the incident but were evacuated from the bush when the pilot was able to stop the aircraft. (more...)
Army awards medals to 3 students killed in Florida shooting Army awards medals to 3 students killed in Florida shooting
- February 21, 2018

Seventeen students and teachers who died when a gunman opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School . The JROTC Heroism Medal is an official USA military honor awarded by the Department of the Army to cadets whose actions "involved the acceptance of danger and extraordinary responsibilities, exemplifying praiseworthy fortitude and courage". (more...)
Signature Financial Management Inc. Acquires 1250 Shares of AbbVie Inc (ABBV)
- February 21, 2018

About 1.48M shares traded. H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB) has risen 27.23% since February 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.81% the S&P500. (NYSE:ABBV). Milestone Incorporated invested in 0.06% or 3,815 shares. Missouri-based Moneta Group Inc Llc has invested 0.04% in AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV) for 142,131 shares. (more...)
Ex Bigg Boss contestant Gaurav Chopra gets married in private ceremony Ex Bigg Boss contestant Gaurav Chopra gets married in private ceremony
- February 21, 2018

Gaurav Chopra has Wednesday his girlfriend Hitisha Cheranda, a stylist, in a ceremony that not many knew about, BizAsiaLive.com can confirm. Both Nisha and Karan shared pictures on their Instagram account before hitting to the wedding venue. (more...)
'No Idea We Had A Monster Under Our Roof' - Florida Couple 'No Idea We Had A Monster Under Our Roof' - Florida Couple
- February 21, 2018

The Sneads said that Cruz seemed depressed, but they did not sense, as others have said , that Cruz was someone likely to be a school shooter. "He wasn't dumb, just naïve", James Snead told the Sun Sentinel . They hadn't realized until after the Valentine's Day shooting that Cruz must have kept a key to the gun safe for himself. Cruz would often tell teachers at the specialized school about his love of guns and his fixation on violence. (more...)
Florida school shooting survivors plan march demanding end to gun violence Florida school shooting survivors plan march demanding end to gun violence
- February 21, 2018

People are brought out of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in groups after a deadly shooting. . "We are losing our lives while the adults are playing around". He was reportedly investigated by local police and the Department of Children and Family Services in 2016 after posting evidence of self-harm on the Snapchat app, according to the latest USA media reports. (more...)
Dementia clearly linked to alcohol abuse Dementia clearly linked to alcohol abuse
- February 21, 2018

Bruce Pollock. "By contrast, heavy drinking seems detrimentally related to dementia risk, whatever the dementia type". "Moderate drinking has been consistently associated with detrimental effects on brain structure, and almost every review describes methodological problems of underlying studies, such as inconsistent measurement of alcohol use or dementia, or both, and insufficient control of potential confounders". (more...)
Private bus owners to continue strike as talks fail Private bus owners to continue strike as talks fail
- February 21, 2018

The private bus owners' association secretary Debendra Sahu said that the association was forced to go for indefinite strike protesting the state government's decision to ply city buses on long routes and increase in tax collection from bus operators. (more...)
Analysts Showing Optimistic Trends For Union Pacific Corporation (UNP)
- February 21, 2018

About 779,400 shares traded. It has underperformed by 13.29% the S&P500. Schaper Benz & Wise Investment Counsel Inc increased Union Pacific (UNP) stake by 3.31% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Ubs Oconnor Ltd Liability Company holds 0.17% of its portfolio in Tableau Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:BMRN) or 7,806 shares. Commonwealth Equity Inc holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Tableau Software, Inc. (more...)
Florida teens travel to state capital demanding action on guns Florida teens travel to state capital demanding action on guns
- February 21, 2018

It is the deadliest shooting ever at a US high school. The superintendent for Leon County schools, which includes Tallahassee, said students will be given an excused absence to attend the rally. Mrs. Snead said she angrily asked him why he committed this crime. They said Cruz was very polite and followed all their rules. Former student Nikolas Cruz, 19, who committed the massacre, had previously been reported to the FBI over fears he was planning a massacre, but the Bureau ignored the tip. (more...)
Gitanjali Gems further tanks 10%; down over 51% in 5 days Gitanjali Gems further tanks 10%; down over 51% in 5 days
- February 21, 2018

Waran have all resigned. "They (Choksi and other Gitanjali employees) were supposed to send the stock worth Rs 3 crore, but instead they send the stock of about Rs 50-70 lakh of the market value which was priced at Rs 2.7 crore", stated the FIR. (more...)
Woman Kicked Off Flight Due to Period Pain Woman Kicked Off Flight Due to Period Pain
- February 21, 2018

A British couple say they were "kicked off" an Emirates flight after a staff member overheard the woman complaining of period pain. According to Beth Evans, a 24-year-old Birmingham resident, she had just finished boarding the Dubai flight together with Joshua Moran, her 26-year-old boyfriend, when she was informed by one of the flight attendants that she would need to disembark. (more...)
Winter Olympics Medal Standings - Monday Night
- February 21, 2018

But to do so, our sweet Norwegian prince had to beat his PyeongChang demons. The Netherlands, who did not make the final, were the most surprised as they collected the bronze after setting a world record of four minutes, 3.471 seconds to win the B final. (more...)
Salmonella outbreak linked to Kratom Salmonella outbreak linked to Kratom
- February 20, 2018

North Carolina , Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania and Utah each reported two cases while Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, North Dakota, New York, South Carolina and Tennessee each reported one case, the CDC found. (more...)
Shoe Packaging Market Intelligence Research Reports for Actionable Insights Shoe Packaging Market Intelligence Research Reports for Actionable Insights
- February 20, 2018

Furthermore, the report adds forecast Pet Packaging market value of product type and application from 2018-2022. The global food service packaging market is projected to witness decent growth in the next few years due to the changes in consumer demand patterns. (more...)
Drinking alcohol more important than exercise for living past 90, study says Drinking alcohol more important than exercise for living past 90, study says
- February 20, 2018

She said 40 percent of people aged 90 and older suffer from dementia and nearly 80 percent are disabled. Participants were visited every six months by researchers who would perform neurological and neuropsychological tests. Two cups of coffee daily and 15 minutes of exercise - even a brisk walk - cut premature deaths by 10 and 11 per cent respectively. "I have no explanation for it, but I do firmly believe that modest drinking improves longevity ", Kawas said at the conference, ... (more...)
Counting Calories May Not Be the Key to Weight Loss After All Counting Calories May Not Be the Key to Weight Loss After All
- February 20, 2018

Researchers at Stanford University found that overweight adults who followed a low-fat or low-carbohydrate diet tailored to their genetic predisposition and biological makeup weren't any more successful at shedding pounds than the groups that followed the same two diets, but without the customization for these predispositions. (more...)
Cleaning Sprays May Cause Long-Term Lung Damage Cleaning Sprays May Cause Long-Term Lung Damage
- February 20, 2018

Researchers at the University of Bergen in Norway found that regular use of cleaning sprays contributed to a greater decline in lung function compared to those who did not clean. But the consequences may be even more serious for this, especially people who are predisposed or vulnerable to respiratory should often consult their doctor, thoroughly ventilate the area they clean and avoid aromatic cleansers. (more...)
Man Accused of Breaking Into Woman's Home, Trying to Rape Her Man Accused of Breaking Into Woman's Home, Trying to Rape Her
- February 20, 2018

Halton Regional Police say the incident began as a domestic situation at a Milton restaurant at around 9:24 p.m. and the suspect's vehicle was later located at a home in the area of Colonsay and St. "The male got out and had a conversation with the officer, basically making threats to the effect that he was going to shoot him", said Kelly. Tactical officers were deployed and remained on scene with negotiators from 10 p.m. (more...)
West Brom 'taxi' quartet unlikely to face court case in Barcelona West Brom 'taxi' quartet unlikely to face court case in Barcelona
- February 20, 2018

Those players were Gareth Barry , Jonny Evans , Boaz Myhill and Jake Livermore . The club management said earlier Friday that an internal investigation of the episode was underway, providing neither a description of the events nor the names of the players, reports Efe. (more...)
UNICEF Says 1 Million Babies Die The Day They're Born UNICEF Says 1 Million Babies Die The Day They're Born
- February 20, 2018

The report said that after Pakistan , the Central African Republic is the next riskiest country for newborns, and Afghanistan is the third . Under-five mortality in India dropped below one million for the first time in 2016 - 1.2 lakh fewer children below the age of five died in the country in 2016 than the previous year. (more...)
Measles cases jump by 400% in Europe Measles cases jump by 400% in Europe
- February 20, 2018

In 2016, there were just 5,273 cases of measles recorded in the region-a record low. "[This is] a tragedy we simply can not accept". "These countries have experienced a range of challenges in recent years, such as declines in overall routine immunization coverage, consistently low coverage among some marginalized groups, interruptions in vaccine supply or underperforming disease surveillance systems", the World Health Organization said. (more...)
Pakistan tries to avoid watch list for terror financing Pakistan tries to avoid watch list for terror financing
- February 20, 2018

The remarks precede a crucial FATF meeting in Paris next week to consider new proposals for countering terrorism and money laundering. The FATF is an intergovernmental organisation founded in 1989 to develop policies to combat money laundering, but after 9/11 it has focused more on preventing terrorist financing. (more...)
Dog Food Brands Recalled Over Concerns About Euthanasia Drug Dog Food Brands Recalled Over Concerns About Euthanasia Drug
- February 20, 2018

The FDA advised pet owners to not feed recalled cans of pet food to their dogs. In a statement, J.M. Smucker identified the contamination to have come from one minor ingredient provided by a single supplier of one manufacturing facility. (more...)