Medical


Human case of West Nile virus confirmed in Ottawa Human case of West Nile virus confirmed in Ottawa
- August 06, 2017

Most people infected with the virus only experience mild or no symptoms, but others can develop symptoms including a high fever, headache, neck stiffness, stupor, disorientation, coma, tremors, convulsions, muscle weakness, vision loss, numbness and paralysis, Suffolk said. (more...)
Stalking charges filed against Haryana BJP chief's son Stalking charges filed against Haryana BJP chief's son
- August 06, 2017

In her complaint, the daughter of the IAS officer has alleged that the two youth, who were drunk, stalked her in a white SUV, when she was returning home at around 12:35 am on Friday, and that they tried to intercept her auto several times. (more...)
Murphy homers twice as Nats beat Cubs Murphy homers twice as Nats beat Cubs
- August 06, 2017

They say that things will eventually come full circle, but that's not hard when you've pitched for half of the league. He allowed that many only three times in his career before this year. But Carl Edwards Jr. gave up an insurance run in the eighth, and with a man on and two outs, Kyle Schwarber swung and missed at three straight high fastballs from Madson. (more...)
U.S. and China back stiffer sanctions on Pyongyang U.S. and China back stiffer sanctions on Pyongyang
- August 06, 2017

Security Council to punish its launches of intercontinental ballistic missiles. In order for a resolution to be adopted, it needs nine votes in favor without being vetoed by the US, China, Russia , France or Britain. They reject the claim that increased Chinese sanctions on the North would solve anything, and call on Washington to "leave some alternatives for Pyongyang and make it believe that abandoning its nuclear and missile programs will do more good than insisting on this path". (more...)
Victoria's Secret glitter iPhone cases recalled after causing chemical burns Victoria's Secret glitter iPhone cases recalled after causing chemical burns
- August 05, 2017

In one occasion, a consumer suffered several chemical burns , which all led to swelling to her face, neck, upper body, chest, hands and even leg. You can check to see if your phone case is impacted on the Mixbin Electronics website. It added that about 263,000 of the cases had been sold in the US. MixBin Electronics - which made the cases - is offering reimbursement to those who bought them. (more...)
Panetta advises Kelly: Buy a 'big bottle of scotch'
- August 05, 2017

He said he'd been brought on as a "special goal vehicle" to stop White House leaks and curb infighting among the executive branch. For example, POTUS is the best golfer to serve as President. Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer assured colleagues he has no plans to stick around longer than he has to, Politico reported on Thursday. (more...)
Early exposure to porn may up sexist attitude in men Early exposure to porn may up sexist attitude in men
- August 05, 2017

While the researchers did find a significant association between age of first exposure and adherence to the two masculine norms , the association was different for each. Participants were 85 percent white and primarily heterosexual (93 percent). Six percent did not indicate the nature of the exposure. Bischmann and Richardson said more research is necessary to identify other factors at play, such as negative sexual experiences, performance anxiety, religiosity and frequency of use. (more...)
Research shows you need a new sponge each week Research shows you need a new sponge each week
- August 04, 2017

The researchers concluded that "sponge sanitation methods appear not sufficient to effectively reduce the bacterial load in kitchen sponges and might even increase the shares of [disease]-related bacteria ". These are typically found on the human skin and previous studies identified them on virtually every kitchen surface that people typically clean using sponges, from fridges to stoves. (more...)
Cheesecake Factory Inc (CAKE) Stock Slips on Lowered Outlook Cheesecake Factory Inc (CAKE) Stock Slips on Lowered Outlook
- August 04, 2017

Corporate insiders own 8.50% of the company's stock. BTIM Corp. owned about 0.99% of The Cheesecake Factory worth $22,933,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. This is an increase over its revenue of $558.86 million from the same time past year. On average, analysts predict that The Cheesecake Factory will post $2.84 EPS for the current fiscal year. (more...)
Education Realty Trust Inc Education Realty Trust Inc
- August 04, 2017

Analysts expect Kennametal Inc. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.22 earnings per share . It has outperformed by 21.58% the S&P500. Its up 0.07, from 0.95 in 2016Q3. The company has also granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase from the company up to an additional 1,200,000 shares. (more...)
100% rise in breastfeeding in a decade 100% rise in breastfeeding in a decade
- August 04, 2017

Under this programme, ASHA has been incentivized for reaching out to pregnant and lactating mothers and provide information on benefits and techniques of successful breastfeeding during interpersonal communication. Around 2,800 health facility staffs (MOs, SNs and ANMs) have been trained in four days' IYCF training, the statement said. All healthcare professionals should receive breastfeeding training during their time as students and in the workplace, while there should be a minimum of one ... (more...)
FDA to propose cut in nicotine levels in cigarettes FDA to propose cut in nicotine levels in cigarettes
- August 04, 2017

While this may be good news for public health, it was bad news for publicly traded tobacco names, that tumbled on the news. Bottom line We see this as an opportune entry point for longterm investors and would recommend building positions on today's broad weakness. (more...)
Washoe County confirms first human case of West Nile virus Washoe County confirms first human case of West Nile virus
- August 04, 2017

Anyone can get the virus, but older adults and people with compromised immune systems have the highest risk of developing severe illness because their bodies have a harder time fighting off the disease. Those precautions include proper clothing and repellent outdoors when mosquitoes are active, especially in the early morning and evening. Reduce standing water on your property; check and drain toys, trays or pots outdoors that may hold water. (more...)
5 swine flu cases detected in Odisha, govt 5 swine flu cases detected in Odisha, govt "fully prepared"
- August 04, 2017

Earlier, a patient from Syangja district, who was infected with the H1N1 virus, died in the course of treatment at Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital. The official said that they lack reliable records on the number of infested in Nepal , among other reasons because doctors generally do not recommend the testing of suspected cases. (more...)
Yemen: Cholera outbreak uncontrollable, meningitis emerging Yemen: Cholera outbreak uncontrollable, meningitis emerging
- August 03, 2017

Save the Children, an global NGO, has raised the alarm that Yemen's future could be in jeopardy if the cholera outbreak is not combatted as around 44% of the new cases are children under the age of 15. Lootsma. " Yemen's children are trapped in an nearly unimaginable tragedy, they're under attack from all sides", said Caroline Anning, senior conflict policy advisor at Save the Children. (more...)
FDA Seeks to Cut Nicotine in Cigarettes FDA Seeks to Cut Nicotine in Cigarettes
- August 03, 2017

Food and Drug Administration is now moving to make its own adjustments to the health-hazardous tobacco industry. If we reduce the level of the stimulus, we reduce craving. Together, the products 22nd Century sells are low to high nicotine cigarettes. The company has delivered a total of 22 million very low nicotine cigarettes under this NIDA contract. (more...)
Passengers stuck on grounded plane in 'unbearable' heat call 911 Passengers stuck on grounded plane in 'unbearable' heat call 911
- August 03, 2017

These passengers, however, got a real raw deal. In both cases, passengers were estimated to have been onboard the plane for 15 hours in total before reaching their final destinations hours late. "Our team was on standby shortly after the first diversion landed, but our services were not requested", the airport said in a statement . Currently, McCrimmon says Air Transat isn't obliged to compensate the passengers on the flight diverted to Ottawa. (more...)
North Carolina residents eligible for Disney work-from-home positions North Carolina residents eligible for Disney work-from-home positions
- August 03, 2017

Responsibilities include responding to emails from guests and answering and redirecting phone calls to the proper management channels. "The Cast Member's primary responsibility is to create Magical Moments for Guests of all ages, as well as ensuring a superior Guest experience", the job listing says. (more...)
Young Airport Worker Collapses After Being Struck By Lightning In Shocking Clip Young Airport Worker Collapses After Being Struck By Lightning In Shocking Clip
- August 03, 2017

NBC2 obtained video of the horrific July 22 incident, which shows Dunn wearing an orange vest working under a Sun County plane's wing. "It was a relief but it was definitely the scariest thing, you don't expect it". He was working outside Southwest Florida International Airport when the plane he was working next to was struck, sending him to the ground. Even though Dunn was released from the hospital, his family says he has a long road of treatments ahead of him to fix the nerve damage ... (more...)
Lack of investment in breastfeeding promotion marring child health in India Lack of investment in breastfeeding promotion marring child health in India
- August 03, 2017

Breastfeeding has many benefits for both women and children including saving lives, improving child health and protecting mothers against ovarian and breast cancer deaths. Adewole said not only breastfeeding lowered the risk of cancers, it also helped in developing the child and becoming healthy. As per the suggestions of The Investment Case for Breastfeeding , the lives of 520,000 children who are under 5 years old can be saved if this target is achieved. (more...)