Medical

Dog food recalled, products get pulled from shelves

Dog food recalled, products get pulled from shelves The amount of pentobarbital found was not lethal, but the U.S. Food and Drug Administration forbids any trace of the drug in pet food. Big Heart Pet Food , an affiliate of the Smucker Company manufactures Gravy Train. "Above all, we are a company that loves pets and understand the responsibility we have in providing high quality food for the pets our consumers love". [Full Article...]

Alphabet's Verily analyzing retinas w/ machine learning to predict heart disease

Alphabet's Verily analyzing retinas w/ machine learning to predict heart disease According to The Verge , the technology is sophisticated enough that, through a scan, it can deduce a person's age, blood pressure and whether they are a smoker. Alun Hughes, professor of Cardiovascular Physiology and Pharmacology at London's UCL, said Google's approach sounded credible because of the "long history of looking at the retina to predict cardiovascular risk". [Full Article...]

Autism test could allow for earlier diagnosis and treatment in children

Autism test could allow for earlier diagnosis and treatment in children ADS has major impacts on the way of communication and social interaction of the person, showing symptoms such as repetitive or compulsive behavior, disturbances, anxiety , hyperactivity and difficulties in grasping new environments. Similar damage may be occurring in the brain in autism. Previously held beliefs that mutations of amino acid transporters are a genetic variant associated with ASD ... [Full Article...]

Ko wins her first start as an official LPGA member

Ko wins her first start as an official LPGA member Ko is the first LPGA player in 67 years to win in her official debut. Ko started the day four shots clear of 21-year-old Hannah Green, who was bidding to become the first Australian to win her national crown since Karrie Webb won the last of her five titles in 2014. [Full Article...]

Black Hawks fans aim 'basketball' taunt at black NHLer in penalty box

Black Hawks fans aim 'basketball' taunt at black NHLer in penalty box He was seen becoming visibly upset with fans at the glass to his left, at one point grabbing his stick and walking over to tap the glass with it. Washington's Devante Smith-Pelly was serving a major penalty for fighting Chicago's Connor Murphy when the fans taunted him in the penalty box. [Full Article...]

'Freak' Ben Stokes will boost England on return, says Dawid Malan

'Freak' Ben Stokes will boost England on return, says Dawid Malan Better, surely, for Stokes, who pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to affray and now faces trial in Crown Court, to stay at home and fight to clear his name rather than represent his country with criminal charges still hanging over his head? England coach Trevor Bayliss said earlier this week that Stokes wouldn't be considered for that match, and that it was unlikely he would feature in the first of ... [Full Article...]

These Brave Florida Shooting Survivors Are Calling For Gun Control

These Brave Florida Shooting Survivors Are Calling For Gun Control Organizers of the events say they hope the protests will gain attention and show lawmakers these issues aren't going away and students, even if they aren't old enough yet to vote, want change. You don't need a license or registration to own a gun. 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz gunned down at least 17 people on Wednesday at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School . [Full Article...]

Buhari Meets 13 APC Governors In Daura

Buhari Meets 13 APC Governors In Daura Most of the governors, along with their aides, came into the state in four chartered flights through the Umaru Musa Yar'Adua Airport and proceeded to Daura by road, a journey of over 70 kilometres, for the meeting, which commenced about 2.30pm and lasted for about one hour. [Full Article...]

Blackface skit in China's lunar new year gala sparks racism accusations

Blackface skit in China's lunar new year gala sparks racism accusations The plot of the 13-minute skit sees the presenter's African friend ask him to pose as her date to avoid a blind date her mother had set up for her. While the young woman is played by a black actor, her mother appears to be an Asian actor in blackface make-up, donning a traditional outfit complete with huge fake buttocks. [Full Article...]

Partial UK-EU customs union could solve Brexit impasse - employers

Partial UK-EU customs union could solve Brexit impasse - employers Theresa May says it's also growing increasingly hard to combat those threats. Juncker said security should not be conflated with "other questions relating to Brexit ", also quashing any British hopes that a security treaty might be a way into a free-trade deal. [Full Article...]

Number of flu deaths reported in Indiana rises to 195

Number of flu deaths reported in Indiana rises to 195 A week ago, DHEC reported approximately 1,270 flu cases in the area. The Department of Health is hosting a special Flu Shot Friday event at clinics across the state where patients can receive free vaccines while supplies last. To combat this, the vaccination will be offered at no cost to recipients at all county health departments in Oklahoma. Arguably the biggest reason that Americans don't s... [Full Article...]

US Officials Warn 'Intense' Flu Season to Continue, Urge Shots

US Officials Warn 'Intense' Flu Season to Continue, Urge Shots Most of the children who died from the flu this season were not vaccinated. "My body ached head to toe". The number of Minnesotans hospitalized with flu symptoms has topped 4,200. That brings the total to 84 in the worst outbreak in a decade. Eighty-four children have died so far. Children's vulnerability is of special concern this season. [Full Article...]

Winter Olympics: The latest from PyeongChang

Winter Olympics: The latest from PyeongChang It was the first Olympic medal for Tregubov, who is a four-time and reigning junior world champion, and the second silver medal for Olympic Athletes from Russia (OAR) at the ongoing Games. Yun sank to his knees as he soaked up the adulation of the crowd, thanking them for their raucous support as they chanted: "Yun Sung-bin, Yun Sung-bin!" "It feels unbelievable to win Olympic gold ", said Yu... [Full Article...]

Trump cites mental health in Florida shooting, no mention of guns

Trump cites mental health in Florida shooting, no mention of guns Trump , Ivanka Trump and Vice President Mike Pence have visited the district in recent weeks, ahead of March 13's special election in a contest widely seen as a test of whether Trump's party can stave off Democratic gains in the fall elections. [Full Article...]

Arvinder Singh Lovely rejoins Congress, says was misfit in BJP

Arvinder Singh Lovely rejoins Congress, says was misfit in BJP Lovely joined the BJP on April 4, 2017 and lashed out at the leadership of Congress, saying it has "died" under them. Speaking to media, post joining BJP, Lovely had said, "The child has died". He was elected to the Delhi Assembly from the Gandhi Nagar seat for the first time in 1998, and has not lost a single election since then. After meeting BJP president, Lovely stated that many Congress lea... [Full Article...]

Hyderabad couple allegedly behead 3-month-old girl in human sacrifice, arrested

Hyderabad couple allegedly behead 3-month-old girl in human sacrifice, arrested As the ritual ended, Rajashekar carried the head of the baby to the terrace. The evil thought was sown in their minds two years ago by a tribal tantrik to heal the failing health of Srilatha. Accordingly, police then picked up his wife from their residence and booked cases against them under Section 302 (murder), 366 (Kidnapping), 201 (Causing disappearance of evidence of offence, or giving fals... [Full Article...]

Sri Lankan PM sees no reason to step down

Sri Lankan PM sees no reason to step down He said the government accepted the verdict given by the people at the Local Government Election as a warning conveyed by voters. He said that while the UNP will undergo reforms the Government will continue and take forward the mandate given at the 2015 Presidential elections. [Full Article...]

AbbVie Inc (ABBV) Shares Sold by Wimmer Associates 1 LLC

It has underperformed by 14.21% the S&P500. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department decreased its stake in Amerisourcebergen Corp (ABC) by 27.69% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. 132 funds opened positions while 462 raised stakes. (NYSE:ABBV). Ig Inv Management Limited reported 0.11% of its portfolio in AbbVie Inc. Macnealy Hoover Invest owns 34,714 shares or 0.95% of ... [Full Article...]

Quake felt Thursday morning in Merrimack Valley, Southern NH

Quake felt Thursday morning in Merrimack Valley, Southern NH The quake was picked up locally in Amesbury at the middle school where teacher Gale Regis has a seismograph. He says earthquakes of around magnitude 3.0 are "not an uncommon occurrence" in New England. The quake was felt in northeast MA and Ebel says probably in southwestern ME as well. MEMA is not aware of, and does not expect any, reports of significant issues or damage, Schwartz said. [Full Article...]

#FuelScarcity: FG Orders NNPC To Clear Queues In Filling Stations Before Sunday

#FuelScarcity: FG Orders NNPC To Clear Queues In Filling Stations Before Sunday She noted that BOVAS would continue to work with the Managements of NNPC/PPMC not only to provide petroleum products at approved prices to Nigerians without diversion but also to resolve the current fuel crisis. "Let them (NNPC) work night and day and put a lot more effort in trying to do this". The minister urged Nigerians to be patient about the fuel situation as there was a lot of "efficiency... [Full Article...]


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