Medical

Yemen flooding kills at least 18, with dozens missing

Yemen flooding kills at least 18, with dozens missing Saleh's General People's Congress (GPC) party said in a statement on Sunday that "remaining silent on the incident would open the door to strife that would be hard to contain". Witnesses say an airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition battling Shiite rebels in Yemen has struck a checkpoint near the capital, killing at least seven people, including five civilians. [Full Article...]

Historic FDA Approval Makes First Gene Therapy Available in US

Historic FDA Approval Makes First Gene Therapy Available in US The agency said that 69% of patients developing the condition during vehicle T-cell trials "had complete resolution of CRS within 2 weeks following one or two doses" of tocilizumab, which inhibits interleukin-6. But some patients relapsed, and doctors are still monitoring the rest to see how long the drug's effect will last. Although Kymriah has not shown the kind of longterm toxicities that mak... [Full Article...]

Screening for pancreatic cancer with a selfie

Screening for pancreatic cancer with a selfie Dubbed BiliScreen , it uses a smartphone camera along with computer vision algorithms and machine learning to detect elevated bilirubin levels in the white part of the eye, known as the sclera. When the team tested the app in an initial study of 70 people, BiliScreen correctly identified at-risk people nearly 90% of the time, compared with the blood test healthcare professionals now use to meas... [Full Article...]

Senator denies being against HPV vaccine after backlash

Senator denies being against HPV vaccine after backlash Yegor Zaycev, the head of WHO Yerevan Office, said the introduction of the HPV vaccination is a very good initiative. "The HPV vaccine is an important tool to help us keep our kids safe because it significantly lowers the risk of HPV-associated cancers in the future", James Klosky, the study's first author and an associate member of the St. [Full Article...]

Analysts Ratings on: AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (AFSI)

Analysts Ratings on: AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (AFSI) AmTrust Financial Services, Inc shares had a trading volume of 4,688 by the end of trading on Wednesday. It has underperformed by 70.19% the S&P500. Moneta Group Investment Advisors Llc decreased Electronic Arts Inc Com (EA) stake by 36.78% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. [Full Article...]

Fitbit announces new smartwatch

Fitbit announces new smartwatch Fitbit announced its first smartwatch, Fitbit Ionic , which features a new relative SpO2 sensor. The new device includes a host of features allowing it to track health metrics such as sleep apnea, blood oxygen levels and heart rate. The device boasts a four-day battery life, beating Apple's Watch Series which has an 18-hour battery life after overnight charging. The company's smartwatch has be... [Full Article...]

Turtle-linked Salmonella outbreak sickens 37 in 13 states

Turtle-linked Salmonella outbreak sickens 37 in 13 states Some people should not touch or handle them at all, according to the agency, including children aged younger than 5 years, people with weak immune systems and adults aged older than age 65. For those who do come into contact with small turtles, handwashing is the best way to prevent illness. Outbreaks like this have happened before, the most recent being in 2015, where 133 people were sickened. [Full Article...]

Buhari receives victorious D'Tigress, donates N1 million to each player

Buhari receives victorious D'Tigress, donates N1 million to each player Following his return on Saturday, August 19, 2017, the president canceled the FEC meeting scheduled to hold 23rd, August, stating that he would receive report of the suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal and the Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency, Ayo Oke probe from his home office. [Full Article...]

Buhari presides over FEC, announces N1m gift for each D'Tigress player

Buhari presides over FEC, announces N1m gift for each D'Tigress player Sources close to the presidency have said President Muhammadu Buhari is likely to make major cabinet changes on Wednesday, August 30, after the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting. He said that his ministry was determined to restore the old glory of sports in the country. They defeated Senegal 65-48 in the final to clinch the title. [Full Article...]

USA annual growth rate revised up to 3% in second quarter

USA annual growth rate revised up to 3% in second quarter Even though the pace of growth is in line with the Trump administration's long-term goal of 3 percent, many analysts don't expect that rate to be maintained in the coming years or even in the coming months. President Donald Trump has said he wants to lift annual economic growth above 3% in a sustained fashion by rolling back regulations, overhauling the tax code and enacting other policy changes. [Full Article...]

First filing under GST nets Rs 92283cr

First filing under GST nets Rs 92283cr So far, 38.38 lakh taxpayers accounting for 64.42 per cent of the total businesses, who had registered in July, filed returns. "So till today morning, 64.42 % of people eligible for July have complied", he said. If one were to look at the distribution, it looks like states are doing better than the Centre, there is shortfall of revenues as far as Centre is concerned, he added. [Full Article...]

Gran Tierra Energy Inc. (GTE) closed Tuesday at $1.97 with 0.51%

Almost 1.48 million shares were traded by the close, higher than its average daily volume of 1.3 million shares. It has underperformed by 24.59% the S&P500. Legal And General Plc invested in 0% or 10,992 shares. Private Advisor Limited Liability Company stated it has 39,794 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. [Full Article...]

Abbott Labs rolls out patch for St. Jude-made pacemakers

Abbott Labs rolls out patch for St. Jude-made pacemakers Jude pacemaker to contact their healthcare provider and receive a software update to protect their device from being hacked. The recall applied to devices implanted in the US, Canada, and Australia. The pacemaker firmware flaws covered by the patch "could be used to modify programming commands to the implanted pacemaker, which could result in patient harm from rapid battery depletion or administra... [Full Article...]

Driscoll Children's Hospital evacuates NICU babies as hurricane approaches Texas coast

Driscoll Children's Hospital evacuates NICU babies as hurricane approaches Texas coast The hospital moved the babies from Driscoll to Cook Children's Hospital in Fort Worth Thursday evening and Friday morning, Cook Children's Medical Center officials reported. Children's Health Patient Transport teams prepare to evacuate NICU patients from Corpus Cristi, TX, and transport them to Cook Children's Medical Center children's hospital in Fort Worth, TX. [Full Article...]

Shocking! Doctors fight inside operation theatre in Rajasthan's Jodhpur, newborn dies

Shocking! Doctors fight inside operation theatre in Rajasthan's Jodhpur, newborn dies The surgery was reportedly scheduled because of the feeble heartbeat of the foetus, but the row between the doctors delayed the procedure, claiming the life of the baby. As the issue brought to the notice of hospital authorities, Umaid Hospital principal, Al Bhat took a stringent action against the doctors. Following the incident grabbing the headlines, both the doctors were removed. [Full Article...]

Govt extends mandatory Aadhaar deadline for availing social benefits to Dec 31

Govt extends mandatory Aadhaar deadline for availing social benefits to Dec 31 Thankfully, linking your Aadhaar number with your PAN card has now been made very easy. The Supreme Court verdict on privacy as a fundamental right has triggered talk that it may have an implication on Aadhaar , and any adverse impact could affect the move to link PAN and Aadhaar . [Full Article...]

Mother Throws Her Daughter Out Of 3rd Floor Building

Mother Throws Her Daughter Out Of 3rd Floor Building The murder took place on Sunday afternoon in a south Bengaluru neighbourhood. A woman living in the same building claimed that, initially, they thought the girl lost her footing and had an accidental fall. Police have registered a case and are expected to subject the accused to psychiatric evaluation as part of the investigation, News Nation reported. [Full Article...]

Humane societies in Milwaukee ready to help pets impacted by Harvey

Humane societies in Milwaukee ready to help pets impacted by Harvey The George R. Brown Convention Center in downtown Houston , the city's largest shelter, has a separate area for people with pets. That included Rosana Nagera, 27, who took shifts with her husband in the rain with their shivering dog. Debbie Hill, the vice president of operations for the Human Society of Missouri, said while many migrate away from the flood waters, animals are not always taken alo... [Full Article...]

BSU collecting used solar eclipse glasses

BSU collecting used solar eclipse glasses If you would like to donate your used glasses just head to Boise State University. "Our team loves the opportunity to share with others and hopes that the recipients of these glasses will have a great experience viewing an eclipse, too", Reliance Partners Director of Finance Emily Wilkerson said via email. [Full Article...]

Young girl shot in the face in Tasmania

Young girl shot in the face in Tasmania Neighbours have told the Advocate newspaper they heard a "heap of yelling" in suburban Stagg Court in Deloraine around the time of the shooting. Police allege the girl's mother was involved in a physical dispute with another woman before the shooting. [Full Article...]


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