Medicine

Greene County Mosquitoes Test Positive For West Nile Virus

Greene County Mosquitoes Test Positive For West Nile Virus Through a contract with NY state and the SUNY Plattsburgh Environmental Science Department, the Health Department completes mosquito surveillance at seven locations in Clinton County. The trapped mosquitoes are sorted at the SUNY Plattsburgh Environmental Science laboratory into batches, which are then submitted to the New York State Department of Health Wadsworth Laboratory for specific mosquit... [Full Article...]

All countries are failing when it comes to breastfeeding

All countries are failing when it comes to breastfeeding The theme of this year's World Breastfeeding Week is " Sustaining Breastfeeding Together ", because all of us - governments, decision-makers, development partners, professional bodies, academia, media, advocates and other stakeholders - must work together to strengthen existing partnerships and forge new ways to invest in and support breastfeeding for a more sustainable future. [Full Article...]

USA prepares to test launch unarmed ICBM from California

USA prepares to test launch unarmed ICBM from California The 30th Space Wing says the missile was to be launched between 12:01 a.m. and 6:01 a.m. Wednesday from Vandenberg Air Force Base, about 130 miles northwest of Los Angeles. The Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, said Monday that the Vandenberg test launch "must be viewed as a direct response to the North Korean launch". [Full Article...]

BBCI: Yemen conflict: Cholera risk for more than a million children

BBCI: Yemen conflict: Cholera risk for more than a million children The cases have led to almost 2,000 deaths. The group described "hot zones" where there are especially high rates of cholera. "The charity's new analysis of district level data reveals more than 1,000,000 acutely malnourished children under the age of 5 - including nearly 200,000 with severe acute malnutrition - are living in areas with high levels of infection", the statement said citing data ... [Full Article...]

Lightning strikes airport worker under plane

Lightning strikes airport worker under plane Austin Dunn, 21, was working on the Sun Country plane when he was struck by lightning on July 22. . He was released from the hospital Tuesday, almost two weeks after the near-death experience. Then you see Austin Dunn come into frame, wearing an orange uniform. A lightning bolt struck an airplane before traveling through an airport worker's body and electrocuting him. [Full Article...]

Star Wars: Episode IX Is Getting A Brand New Writer

Star Wars: Episode IX Is Getting A Brand New Writer Earlier this year, Trevorrow's latest film, The Book of Henry , was met with poor reviews from critics, sitting at 23% on review aggregator site Rotten Tomatoes. Back in March, Trevorrow told MTV News a draft of the script had been completed following changes necessitated by the death of Carrie Fisher. It's not known just how extensive Thorne's rewrite will be. [Full Article...]

Brixmor Property Group Inc. (BRX) Rating Reiterated by Royal Bank Of Canada

It is down 1.63% since August 1, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 40.96% the S&P500. Moreover, Geode Limited Co has 0.03% invested in Brixmor Property Group Inc (NYSE: BRX ). ValuEngine downgraded shares of Brixmor Property Group from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Friday, June 2nd. Citigroup Inc. lowered their price target on Brixmor Property Group from $26.00... [Full Article...]

The BidaskClub Lowers Summit Hotel Properties, Inc. (NYSE:INN) to Buy

The BidaskClub Lowers Summit Hotel Properties, Inc. (NYSE:INN) to Buy It has outperformed by 13.83% the S&P500. Dividend History for Summit Hotel Properties , Inc. Other analysts also recently issued reports about the company. The stock has "Hold" rating by Zacks on Wednesday, September 2. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with "Buy" on Wednesday, June 28. As per Friday, July 21, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. [Full Article...]

Renowned Indian scientist PM Bharagva passes away at age of 89

Renowned Indian scientist PM Bharagva passes away at age of 89 He passed away around 6 PM, they said. Bhargava was born in Ajaymeru in Rajasthan on 22 February 1928 in a middle-class family, to Dr Ram Chandra Bhargava, a public health professional and his wife, Gayatri Bhargava. He was instrumental in pioneering research in the field of Biology and published numerous papers. He served as a member in the National Security Advisory Board and was a nominee of ... [Full Article...]

Shahid Afridi Thanks Virat Kohli for His Special Gesture

Shahid Afridi Thanks Virat Kohli for His Special Gesture The duo shares a very good rapport between each other and this gesture from Virat was fondly appreciated by Afridi, who took to twitter to thank the Indian captain for his wonderful support. The jersey also carried this special message from Kohli: "Best wishes, Shahid Bhai". After Afridi's retirement from worldwide cricket, the Indian cricket team sent him a signed Virat Kohli shirt as a tribute... [Full Article...]

TRS Leader's Son Attacked Toll Booth Officials With Knife

TRS Leader's Son Attacked Toll Booth Officials With Knife As the video surfaced, the police arrested all six accused, and booked them under Section 307 of the IPC (Attempt to murder). Manish Goud, the son of Hyderabad's BN Reddy Nagar TRS corporator Laxmi Prasanna, and his five friends were in an inebriated condition at the time of the incident. [Full Article...]

Short Interest in Mattel, Inc. (MAT) Rises By 26.4%

Days following Tesla CEO Elon Musk said Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg's understanding of artificial intelligence (AI) was limited; the social media company has declaredly shut down one of its AI systems because "things got out of hand". [Full Article...]

IT Seizes Rs 5 Crore from Karnataka Minister Shivakumar's Residence

Dismissing the claims of using state machinery to target the opposition parties, Union finance minister Arun Jaitley said no Congress MLAs from Gujarat were searched in the Bengaluru resort. Raids are also being conducted at the residence of Karnataka minister, D K Shivakumar's residence. The Congress legislators were taken to the resort after six of their colleagues quit the party. [Full Article...]

New Pak PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Too Faces Corruption Charges

New Pak PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Too Faces Corruption Charges The ruling PML-N chose to elect Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as a stop-gap premier in a bid to replace him with Punjab's Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif after he secures victory in National Assembly constituency 120 from Lahore. "Do not scare us with your hollow threats; we have always faced our opponents with courage", the JUI-F said. During the investigation, the then federal minister for petroleum Abba... [Full Article...]

All is set for Buhari's return - Presidency reveals

All is set for Buhari's return - Presidency reveals President is returning anytime soon this week", an aide to Aisha Buhari said. "God has shamed those who wanted the President dead. No specific date has been mentioned to us", one of the staff who spoke with newsmen said. He described the rumour as handwork of the opposition elements. According to him, he received a divine mandate, 20 years ago, to assist victims of snake bite, who can not af... [Full Article...]

LPG Cylinder Prices to be hiked by Rs 4 Every Month

LPG Cylinder Prices to be hiked by Rs 4 Every Month According to earlier orders, every household was allowed 12 cylinders of 14.2-kg each at a subsidised rate. It was priced at ₹419.18 in June a year ago. Parallel marketeers were free to supply to bulk users only. This is the rate set for the month of August. In October 2016, RIL ventured into domestic LPG retailing by launching a pilot project in four districts with 5 kg cylinders. [Full Article...]

Les footballeurs marocains remportent les Jeux de la Francophonie

Les footballeurs marocains remportent les Jeux de la Francophonie Illuminant la capitale économique ivoirienne pendant une dizaine de jours, ces jeux de la Francophonie se sont refermés sur plusieurs notes de satisfaction. Le Maroc a dans son escarcelle 216 médailles: 65 médailles d'or, 81 argent et 70 bronze. Mahamane Sacko a remporté une médaille en bronze en athlétisme . [Full Article...]

Port Authority leadership changes announced by Cuomo, Christie

Port Authority leadership changes announced by Cuomo, Christie Mr. Cotton has worked for Mr. Cuomo as special counsel for interagency initiatives, overseeing numerous governor's infrastructure projects, including the new Tappan Zee Bridge. O'Toole replaces Degnan, who was brought in to clean up the mess created by the politically motivated closure of the New York-bound lanes on the George Washington Bridge . [Full Article...]

Kitchen sponge is a 'microbial incubator' say German researchers

Kitchen sponge is a 'microbial incubator' say German researchers Does this make you rethink your kitchen cleaning habits? Sponges, which are moist most of the time and designed for absorption, tend to pick up bacteria like E. While all these things do significantly reduce the bacterial load, they don't kill all the germs. It's always been fairly obvious that sponges are among the dirtiest objects in your home-sponges touch old food, wipe away saliva and de... [Full Article...]

JK Rowling eats crow on birthday, apologizing for anti-Trump tweets

JK Rowling eats crow on birthday, apologizing for anti-Trump tweets The "Harry Potter" author apologized on Monday for a series of tweets that falsely accused President Donald Trump of refusing to shake the hand of a child in a wheelchair during an event last week. Weer had posted on Facebook: "If someone can please get a message to JK Rowling: Trump didn't snub my son & Monty wasn't even trying to shake his hand". [Full Article...]


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