Medical

Injured Kagiso Rabada to miss IPL action

Injured Kagiso Rabada to miss IPL action The Indian Premier League gets underway on Sky Sports on Saturday, with live coverage of the opening ceremony before Chennai Super Kings play host to last year's winners the Mumbai Indians. "Something I have to think about and plan moving forward is how to have some time off". Gautam Gambhir-led Daredevils would have surely looked upon Rabada as the pace spearhead, but will have to change th... [Full Article...]

Eagles add another linebacker in Paul Worrilow

Eagles add another linebacker in Paul Worrilow The knee injury kept Worrilow out for the next three games. The 27-year-old was a part-time starter in his lone season with the Detroit Lions last season. With the potential of the Eagles moving Mychal Kendricks , Worrilow joins a linebacker core of Jordan Hicks , Nigel Bradham , Corey Nelson , and Nate Gerry. [Full Article...]

Virgin Australia and Air NZ to end transtasman alliance

Virgin Australia and Air NZ to end transtasman alliance Air New Zealand is bringing Oscar, the airline's chatbot, to U.S. and Canadian customers. Virgin said it would now look to compete vigorously in the trans-Tasman market and possibly within New Zealand using its budget operation Tigerair. Virgin has been expanding its global services , including a new daily Sydney to Hong Kong service from mid this year. "The market has changed significantly... [Full Article...]

Bollywood star Salman Khan convicted of antelope poaching case

Bollywood star Salman Khan convicted of antelope poaching case In 2006, he was sentenced to five years in jail for poaching but was granted bail a week later. The case has been hanging over Khan for decades, and is the fourth time charges have been brought against him over poaching animals while filming the movie Hum Saath-Saath Hain in 1998. [Full Article...]

Damian Lillard day-to-day after ankle sprain, will miss game vs. Rockets

Damian Lillard day-to-day after ankle sprain, will miss game vs. Rockets Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports reported the news Wednesday. Lillard said he would be "smart" about managing the injury so that he won't have issues entering the playoffs. A lot of the hype that surrounded the field came because of Dennis Smith Jr., the Dallas Mavericks' rookie guard who is easily among the most explosive players in the National Basketball Association. [Full Article...]

"Nightmare Bacteria" With Rare Antibiotic Resistance Genes Found All Across America

The nightmare bacteria are particularly deadly in the elderly and people with chronic illnesses, as up to 50 percent of the resulting infections are fatal, Dr. One example of a so-called "nightmare bacteria" given by the report is Enterobacteriaceae, a widespread family of bacilli including, but not limited to, Escherichia coli . [Full Article...]

Malayalam actor Ajith dies at 56

Malayalam actor Ajith dies at 56 Ajith was often referred as Malayalam film industry's "permanent villain" on account of his role in the hugely successful 1987 film Irupathaam Noottaandu starring Mohanlal. He major films include Yuvajanotsavam , Nadodikkattu , No.20 Madras Mail, Nirnayam, Aaraam Thampuran, Olympiyan Anthony Adam and Valliettan , reports Indian Express . [Full Article...]

That's weird: Police investigate reports of 'zombie' raccoons

That's weird: Police investigate reports of 'zombie' raccoons The Associated Press reports, via WKBN-TV in northeast OH, that photographer Robert Coggeshall was playing with his dogs outside when a raccoon approached them, stood on its hind legs, show its teeth and then fell over backward. The "particular behavior" is daunting those who are confused as to why the raccoons aren't responding to loud noise and large motions to scare them. [Full Article...]

Science says eating pasta might actually help you lose weight

Science says eating pasta might actually help you lose weight In general, this low-glycemic diet basically focused on foods that keep you fuller for longer. Researchers studied nearly 2,500 people who switched out other "refined" carbohydrates for pasta as part of a low glycemic index diet. Sievenpiper said. As part of their findings, the researchers also suggested a low GI diet (which includes pasta) to be a healthy one, and reiterated the importance of... [Full Article...]

Brandywine Global Investment Management LLC Acquires 213891 Shares of Hanesbrands Inc. (HBI)

A P/B ratio of less than 1.0 can indicate that a stock is undervalued, while a ratio of greater than 1.0 may indicate that a stock is overvalued. (NYSE: HBI ) rating on Monday, April 2. Since February 15, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $20.17 million activity. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have given a hold rating and seven have... [Full Article...]

New Bedford Woman Arrested for Drunk Driving, Resisting Arrest

New Bedford Woman Arrested for Drunk Driving, Resisting Arrest Tasha Lynn Schleicher is charged with aggravated drunk driving in Riverside, Illinois. Observed inside the vehicle was a metal grinder and a glass marijuana pipe, police say. "She's lied about her name, date of birth, Social Security number and even that she was pregnant, leaving officers no choice but to take her to the emergency room for treatment for something completely fictitious". [Full Article...]

Hot spring likely helping Japanese monkeys reduce stress

Hot spring likely helping Japanese monkeys reduce stress In addition, the team found that the around 500 visitors per day, who watch the snow monkeys bathe, had no effect on the levels of stress hormones released. Dr. Takeshita said that the males are usually on the periphery of the troop at this time of year and did not spend much time bathing, so she only studied the females. [Full Article...]

Huge crack stretching several miles sparks fears Africa is splitting in TWO

Huge crack stretching several miles sparks fears Africa is splitting in TWO The Earth is an ever-changing planet, even though in some respects change might be nearly unnoticeable to us. Geologists say in about 50 million years, the African continent will split into two with the Somali tectonic plate which covers the Great Rift Valley - running from the Horn of Africa to Mozambique - separating itself from the Nubian Plate (African Plate). [Full Article...]

Marijuana Legalization Associated With Reduced Opioid Prescribing Trends

Marijuana Legalization Associated With Reduced Opioid Prescribing Trends The two studies were published online April 2 in JAMA Internal Medicine . One impediment in substituting opioids with marijuana is that neither Medicaid nor Medicare will reimburse people for the money they spend on marijuana. that allow recreational use. More than 90 Americans a day die from opioid overdose , resulting in more than 42,000 deaths per year, so it shouldn't take a rocket sci... [Full Article...]

Joe Root says England 'could not have done more' against New Zealand

Joe Root says England 'could not have done more' against New Zealand Despite England's already long tour, Root said he would have been happier had the series against New Zealand been decided over three tests. Sodhi, unbeaten on 56 off 168 balls, had played the innings of his life and so, too, had Wagner as he blocked for 103 balls in making 7 when every ounce of him was probably wanting to try and deposit the spinners out of the ground. [Full Article...]

Calif. lawmakers want to change standard for when police use deadly force

Calif. lawmakers want to change standard for when police use deadly force Assemblyman Kevin McCarty of Sacramento said the bill will modernize outdated use-of-force laws and introduce new training for state and local law enforcement agencies. Leslie McGill, executive director of the California Police Chiefs Association, and Cory Salzillo, a lobbyist for the California State Sheriffs' Association, said they hadn't seen the proposed bill and couldn't comment. [Full Article...]

Have no fear! Robredo confident of vote recount results: Truth shall prevail

Have no fear! Robredo confident of vote recount results: Truth shall prevail But again, Robredo's lawyer said that this will not affect the results. Macalintal said that the wet ballots and missing audit logs do not indicate irregularities in the 2016 vice-presidential race. The two cases have already been consolidated by the PET. A petitioner needs to pay P500 per contested precinct. The recount will take place at the gymnasium at the 5th Floor of the SC-Court of Appe... [Full Article...]

CMS gives Medicare Advantage plans a raise

CMS gives Medicare Advantage plans a raise BayCare Health System has partnered with Lumeris on a Medicare Advantage plan in the fast-growing Florida market. One of the policies would reduce the maximum amount of money beneficiaries pay for expensive biological drugs. CMS is a division of the US Department of Health and Human Services. "While we are still reviewing the full impact of the Final Rate Notice released today, we are encour... [Full Article...]

FDA Issues Mandatory Recall of Food Products Containing Powdered Kratom

FDA Issues Mandatory Recall of Food Products Containing Powdered Kratom Some of the products included in the mandatory recall include Raw Form Organics Maeng Da Kratom Emerald Green, Raw Form Organics Maeng Da Kratom Ivory White, and Raw Form Organics Maeng Da Kratom Ruby Red. Triangle Pharmanaturals refused to cooperate with FDA despite repeated attempts to encourage voluntary recall. On March 31, the FDA ordered the company to cease distribution of the products. [Full Article...]

Flu Reports Decreasing After Highly Deadly Season

Flu Reports Decreasing After Highly Deadly Season Flu activity in Washington State remains elevated, even at this late date in the flu season. The two stronger vaccines available for the older demographic both exclude the Brisbane-like flu strain. "In addition to flu vaccination to prevent illness, the health district also recommends frequent hand washing with warm water and soap, covering coughs and sneezes, and staying home if sick". [Full Article...]


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