Medicine

CPSC issues safety alert about fidget spinners

CPSC issues safety alert about fidget spinners No deaths have been reported. The CPSC is investigating reports that pieces can break off spinners, posing a choking hazard, and that battery-operated spinners potentially can spark fires. The CPSC is also encouraging businesses to review the agency's guidance on fidget spinners. Consumers should always be present when the product is charging, never charge it overnight and always use the cable... [Full Article...]

Southwest Employee Personally Drives Missing Bag To Cancer Patient's Home

Southwest Employee Personally Drives Missing Bag To Cancer Patient's Home Stacy was frantic after her bag didn't arrive with her in Pittsburgh and she made a call to Southwest . "It has a lot of items I need for chemotherapy tomorrow'". She left it on her doorstep with a handwritten note on a piece of tissue apologizing for the delay, wishing her the best and encouraging her to "Kick that cancer's BUTT!" "I was like, 'Oh my God. [Full Article...]

US Men's Condom Use Is on the Rise

US Men's Condom Use Is on the Rise Copen, of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, told Live Science in an email. That's almost identical to the finding from the 2002 survey, in which 23.4 percent of the women said the man used a condom the last time they had sex. While this is higher than previous studies about men, 23.8 percent has decreased for females. This new report is the first one to cover the issues that female... [Full Article...]

New York Proposes New Regulations To Medical Marijuana Program

New York Proposes New Regulations To Medical Marijuana Program The state's Health Department says the new regulations will expand the program while improving the experience for those involved. Currently, patients have to use an inhaler, a vaporizer or ingest capsules. Last week, the state approved five new companies to manufacture and distribute the drug, adding to the five that began operating previous year. And the four-hour course to allow practitioners ... [Full Article...]

Editas Medicine, Inc. (EDIT) Receives $27.79 Average PT from Analysts

The stock tapped a 52-week high of US$2.65 while the mean 12-month price target for the shares is US$3.2. Cann started coverage on Editas Medicine in a research note on Monday, July 17th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $14.07 per share, with a total value of $492,450.00. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 8,654 shares of the company's stock valued at $145,000 after buying an addit... [Full Article...]

Twins 4, Brewers 0

Twins 4, Brewers 0 With the third-highest implied total (5.16 runs) on the board, the Brewers have an appealing lineup to target in what should be a batter-friendly affair (9.5 over/under, 1.022 park factor). The Twins have claimed the first three games of the set, including last night's 4-0 victory. In 173 Triple-A plate appearances, Vargas is hitting.221 with eight homers and 24 driven in. [Full Article...]

Immunotherapy therapy shown to 'slow type 1 diabetes progression'

Immunotherapy therapy shown to 'slow type 1 diabetes progression' Immunotherapy trials, by a team at King's College London and Cardiff University , showed "promise" in retraining the patient's immune system to slow the progression of the condition, which now has no cure. Levels of C-peptide, which is created when insulin is produced, was also measured. Type 2 where the pancreas does not produce enough insulin or if the body's cells do not respond adequat... [Full Article...]

What Gene-Altering for Pigs and Ants Might Mean for Humans

What Gene-Altering for Pigs and Ants Might Mean for Humans More than 1,000 people die in Britain each year waiting for a transplant. The elimination of these viruses could make pig organs safer for human use. Remnants of ancient viral infections, genes from porcine endogenous retroviruses-known by their unfortunate acronym-are scattered throughout the pig genome, and could infect a person who one day receives a pig's heart, lung, or kidney as a replacem... [Full Article...]

Oregon Raises Tobacco Age to 21

Oregon Raises Tobacco Age to 21 The new law goes into effect on January 1, according to The Associated Press . Vial and Sen. Elizabeth Steiner Hayward, D-Beaverton, sponsored the legislation to help prevent youth from becoming addicted to tobacco. OR was slated to become the third state to increase its tobacco age to 21, but New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie signed age-increasing legislation July 21 and ME lawmakers overrode a v... [Full Article...]

Yellow weather warning issued for London as heavy rain moves south

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue Service has also confirmed it dealt with five incidents of flooding overnight. Melanie Onn, MP for Great Grimsby, shared pictures of some of the deluged roads on Twitter. The Met Office had issued a yellow weather warning for heavy rain and localised flooding in London as well as the South East, Midlands and East Anglia. [Full Article...]

Five arrested in Pasco County for drugs, Nazi propaganda

Five arrested in Pasco County for drugs, Nazi propaganda Pictured from left to right: Michael Baun , Steven Crumbley , Alexander Nowokunski , Gabrielle Price and Melinda Zalneraitis . The suspects were identified as Alexander Nowokunski (documented gang member), Gabrielle Price , Michael Baun , Melinda Zalneraitis and Steven Crumbley (documented gang member). [Full Article...]

Pope calls for an end to attacks on places of worship

Pope calls for an end to attacks on places of worship Not only are they reassured at a psychological level, feeling free from a sense of guilt, but Jesus does more: "he offers the people who have erred the hope of a new life, a life marked by love". God's mercy and forgiveness are the the driving force or the "motor" of Christian hope, the Holy Father said. Finally, Pope Francis said God's mercy both transforms us and renews our hope. [Full Article...]

New research suggests this vitamin could help prevent miscarriages

New research suggests this vitamin could help prevent miscarriages The breakthrough has been described as "one of the most significant discoveries in pregnancy research", as the findings could transform the way expectant mothers are cared for. It was said that the common supplement Niacin, which is known as Vitamin B3 is potent enough to cure molecular deficiencies that can cause birth defects and miscarriages in women, as per Xinhua news agency. [Full Article...]

Neymar's PSG debut could be delayed again due to paperwork hitch

Barcelona will not pay Neymar the €26m (£23.5m) loyalty bonus from the new deal the Brazil global signed in July 2016. To go to Juventus I didn't consult anyone, and that was hard for my wife. they're very similar to mine", Neymar told CNN in one of his first interviews since swapping Catalunya for the French capital. The Samba star was forced to miss out on a debut for PSG on Saturday as... [Full Article...]

Numis Securities Ltd Reiterates "Reduce" Rating for Intu Properties PLC (INTU)

Numis Securities Ltd Reiterates Barclays PLC reiterated an "overweight" rating on shares of Astrazeneca PLC in a report on Monday, July 3rd. As per Friday, April 22, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. The firm now has a "sell" rating on the stock. Deutsche Bank maintained SIG plc (LON:SHI) on Monday, October 26 with "Hold" rating. Shares of Astrazeneca PLC ( AZN ) traded up 0.55% on Wednesday, reaching $29.47. [Full Article...]

Controversial Bigg Boss 10 contestant Swami Om gets arrested by Delhi Police

Controversial Bigg Boss 10 contestant Swami Om gets arrested by Delhi Police Om, real name Vinodanand Jha, was declared a proclaimed offender by the Saket Court in Delhi previous year in the case, the police said. Last year Swami Om was also in news for allegedly breaking into a cycle shop owned by his brother Pramod Jha. [Full Article...]

Comprehensive Stock Analysis Of Calgon Carbon Corporation (CCC)

While it's Return on Investment (ROI) value is 3%. Zacks presents analysts with an ABR (Average Broker Rating ), based on the sell-side recommendations. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 31st. This represents a $0.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.43%. Calgon Carbon Corporation's dividend payout ratio is 133.33%. [Full Article...]

Mom accused of lying about being doctor, faking son's cancer

Mom accused of lying about being doctor, faking son's cancer Officials at Children's Hospital declined to comment about Burgett's role in her son's treatment. She had the boy's head and eyebrows shaved and took photos of him for the site, the Associated Press reported. The hospital then gave her son unnecessary oxygen, feeding tubes and opioids. According to Burgett's lawyer, she was with her former husband as he progressed through medical school and "At so... [Full Article...]

NSPCC: "Appalled police paid child rapist"

NSPCC: The Police investigation, named Operation Shelter, focussed on offences by sex gangs operating in Newcastle's West End. Ashman said the wider police investigation into sexual exploitation in the area, known as Operation Sanctuary, was the largest and most intricate operation his force had ever undertaken. [Full Article...]

Alpha Cubed Investments LLC Has $1.41 Million Stake in Altria Group (MO)

Whittier Trust Co Of Nevada Inc increased Altria Group Inc (MO) stake by 17.88% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Acropolis Investment Management LLC now owns 1,939 shares of the company's stock worth $138,000 after buying an additional 5 shares during the period. [Full Article...]


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