Medicina

Soumya Swaminathan appointed as Deputy Director General of WHO

Soumya Swaminathan appointed as Deputy Director General of WHO Trained as pediatrician, Dr Soumya is a specialist on tuberculosis and she is now the number two in the global hierarchy of the WHO, which comes as a big leg up for India in the global health circuit. She joined the Tuberculosis Research Centre, Chennai in 1992 and has spent the past 23 years in health research. She is the daughter of MS Swaminathan (92), the acclaimed Indian geneticist and father... [Full Article...]

Kerala's Shafin-Hadia marriage: SC to examine whether HC can annul marriage

Kerala's Shafin-Hadia marriage: SC to examine whether HC can annul marriage The apex court asked how the father of the girl could question the rights of a girl who was 24 years old. Shafin Jahan has challenged the high court's decision and has also questioned the Supreme Court's permission to the National Investigation Agency to examine his marriage. [Full Article...]

SC on Kerala love jihad case

SC on Kerala love jihad case The court would now hear the case on October 9. SC today asked Govt to file an affidavit on the demand of Shafin Jahan whether SC should recall it's order on NIA probe. The court has questioned the Kerala High Court's ruling in the case. "This NIA probe shakes the very foundation of this multi-religious country". In the interest of justice it would be appropriate and just to recall the order o... [Full Article...]

Mitchell Trubisky Named Bears Starting QB For Week 5, Mike Glennon Benched

Mitchell Trubisky Named Bears Starting QB For Week 5, Mike Glennon Benched The No 2 overall pick in the draft from North Carolina will start his first career National Football League game, replacing Mike Glennon who has struggled as the Bears slumped to a 1-3 record through their first four games. The tone of the intro and the outright benching of Glennon from a normally conservative head coach like John Fox say it all. Trubisky was picked by the Bears with the No. [Full Article...]

Shane McMahon Invested Money Into Legal Marijuana Company

Shane McMahon Invested Money Into Legal Marijuana Company Shane injected the half-million sum into Connecticut-based company EnviroGrow in 2015, a firm which profits by selling pre-fabricated pot incubation modules to states where the drug is legal, either for medicinal or recreational use. Another is that marijuana is illegal under WWE's Wellness Policy . McMahon's case accused Palmieri of tricking him about the true state of the company, having di... [Full Article...]

City council votes unanimously to reduce penalty for marijuana possession

City council votes unanimously to reduce penalty for marijuana possession This will amend local law so that those charged with marijuana possession up to 1 oz. will no longer face the threat of jail time. Hall and his team says it's just one measure in a series of justice reform policies he has planned, but Hall acknowledges the proposal has been stalled since May. [Full Article...]

Scientists have discovered they can harness your tears to make electricity

Scientists have discovered they can harness your tears to make electricity Other materials that have this property include bone, tendon and wood. It is already used to create vibration in mobile phones and ultrasound imaging. "Crystals are the gold-standard for measuring piezoelectricity in non-biological materials", said Professor Tofail Syed, from the University's Physics Department. [Full Article...]

Eqis Capital Management Inc. Raises Holdings in Philip Morris International Inc (PM)

Philip Morris Intl Inc now has $171.36 billion valuation. About 382,463 shares traded. Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc. increased its position in shares of Philip Morris International by 22.4% during the first quarter. Nj State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan, New Jersey-based fund reported 50,000 shares. (NYSE:PM). Willis Invest Counsel has invested 1.03% of its portfolio in Philip M... [Full Article...]

40 percent of cancers in U.S. linked to excess weight

40 percent of cancers in U.S. linked to excess weight In a nation where 71 percent of adults are either overweight or obese , the findings by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention "are a cause for concern", said the agency's director Brenda Fitzgerald. For every increased kilogram per square meter, the standard measurement of body mass, a woman's risk of developing endometrial cancer is increased 8%, compared to 5% for kidney cancer, a... [Full Article...]

OneBlood collecting donations to send to Las Vegas

OneBlood collecting donations to send to Las Vegas However, at this time, Las Vegas blood banks have confirmed there is no additional need from blood from surrounding states. We recognize the need for blood donation feels urgent for many people right now hoping to help after such a devastating tragedy, but it is our goal to be the very best stewards of the gifts our community is giving. [Full Article...]

Red Cross: Attack Illustrates Need For Blood

Red Cross: Attack Illustrates Need For Blood Officials say additional blood and blood products will be provided as needed. After sending the units to Las Vegas, "we are working to replenish our own blood supply", Hummer said. Nevada residents have responded in droves, rushing to blood banks to donate the life-saving fluid which can be depleted so quickly in natural disasters. [Full Article...]

Switching to e-cigarettes can save millions of lives

Switching to e-cigarettes can save millions of lives In that optimistic model, the researchers found that 6.6 million premature deaths could be avoided in the USA, according to the study, which was published yesterday (Oct. Its proponents feel, on the contrary, that whatever the risks it entails through inhaling liquid vapour containing nicotine, it is infinitely less harmful than tobacco. [Full Article...]

Hundreds Line up to Donate Blood After Las Vegas Shooting

Hundreds Line up to Donate Blood After Las Vegas Shooting In times of tragedy, like in Las Vegas and with the recent hurricanes, Coats said blood donations tend to rise, but oftentimes it's before the tragedy happens that they're needed the most . "Unfortunately, we had to make national news, and I don't like breaking records like that". "All US blood collection organisations must follow this federal requirement", say the American Red Cross under th... [Full Article...]

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang says no interest in Premier League move

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang says no interest in Premier League move However, speaking to Telefoot , Aubameyang has ruled out a potential move to England, insisting he has never been tempted by a move to the Premier League . Gabon have been handed a massive boost following the decision of star man Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to return for The Panthers' upcoming World Cup qualifier against Morocco after missing the global break earlier this month. [Full Article...]

Convatec Group Plc (LSE:CTEC) Magic Formula Rank in Perspective

N Brown Group plc (LSE:BWNG) now has a Montier C-score of 2. Free Cash Flow Growth (FCF Growth) is the free cash flow of the current year minus the free cash flow from the previous year, divided by last year's free cash flow. In conclusion, there are a number of signals that can be looked at in order to determine if a company will continue to grow earnings and if they are a good investment for... [Full Article...]

Heavy rains halt Hyderabad; several parts of the city submerged under water

Heavy rains halt Hyderabad; several parts of the city submerged under water Normal life has been thrown out of track following heavy rain lashed several parts of the capital city for 4-5 hours. The Saroornagar Lake in the city started spewing white foam and froth which entered residential areas in Hyderabad . The MET officials have issues similar forecast situation on Tuesday too. "We are providing food packets and water sachets to the people who were evacuated to sa... [Full Article...]

United Blood Services taking blood donations

United Blood Services taking blood donations The FBI claimed the gunman had no links to any terrorist organisations, but this was an act of terrorism, nonetheless. The terrifying footage shows the panic and chaos amongst the crowd, as music quickly turns into screaming. Dr. Kristopher Wells with the Institute for Sexual Minority Studies says the ban started after the AIDS scare over 30 years ago but notes that modern testing can weed out ... [Full Article...]

Almost 800 nurses at Pittsfield hospital stage one-day strike

Almost 800 nurses at Pittsfield hospital stage one-day strike For Mike Wilbur, a community member and advocate for medical services in Northern Berkshire County, said the theme of Tuesday's strike was simple: "Our nurses, our city". Nurses on the picket line said they did not make the decision to strike for one day - followed by a four-day lockout - lightly, noting that they are losing five days' pay and frustration in not being able to care for patients dur... [Full Article...]

FMS: Quase 55 mil animais foram vacinados contra raiva em Teresina

FMS: Quase 55 mil animais foram vacinados contra raiva em Teresina Foram vacinados 54.786 animais, 43.176 cães e 11.610 gatos, uma cobertura de 92,28%. A campanha da etapa urbana deste ano foi dividida em dois finais de semana. "Queremos dizer à população que terão postos próximos às suas residências, como todos os anos", afirma Oriana Bezerra, gerente de Zoonoses da capital. [Full Article...]

AIADMK leader Sasikala's parole plea to visit ailing husband rejected

AIADMK leader Sasikala's parole plea to visit ailing husband rejected Sources say, Sasikala's advocates had applied for parole along with medical certificate of Sasikala's husband Natarajan. She has to fulfil certain requirements for parole, for which we will resubmit the application by Wednesday, the lawyer said. [Full Article...]


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