Health


Wetterling killer to be sentenced on child porn charge Wetterling killer to be sentenced on child porn charge
- December 01, 2016

As part of his plea bargain, prosecutors agreed not to charge Heinrich with murder. He led authorities to Jacob's remain's buried in a Paynesville field. After he serves his criminal sentence, Heinrich is expected to be civilly committed as a sex offender, perhaps indefinitely. The man who abducted, abused and killed Jacob Wetterling was sentenced to 20 years in prison in a Minneapolis courtroom on Monday. (more...)
Ukraine Plans Missile Drills Near Crimea Amid Threats From Russia Ukraine Plans Missile Drills Near Crimea Amid Threats From Russia
- December 01, 2016

Shortly after Russia admitted that it was moving nuclear-capable rockets to the exclave of Kaliningrad in explicit retaliation for North Atlantic Treaty Organisation encroachment on its borders , something it had not done until today, another old hotzone has flared up again when moments ago the Russian military reported that Ukranian security operatives have abducted two Russian servicemen in Crimea, and are attempting to press criminal charges against them, the Russian military is reporting. (more...)
A lot of people watched Ohio State beat MI in college football
- December 01, 2016

If the Tigers are beaten by Virginia Tech in the ACC championship game, that could streamline the proceedings. A win over Bedlam rival Oklahoma State Saturday would give them yet another Big 12 title. The scenario also puts the playoff committee in the unprecedented position of possibly putting a team among the top four that won't have a conference championship on its resume. (more...)
Chesapeake Energy Higher Off Rally In Crude Oil Chesapeake Energy Higher Off Rally In Crude Oil
- December 01, 2016

According to Zacks, "Chesapeake Utilities Corporation is a utility company engaged in natural gas distribution and transmission, propane distribution and marketing, advanced information services and other related businesses.Chesapeake's three natural gas distribution divisions serve residential, commercial and industrial customers in southern Delaware, Maryland's Eastern Shore and Florida". (more...)
Zika No Longer an International Public Health Emergency
- November 30, 2016

No mosquito-transmitted Zika virus cases have been reported in San Diego County, and ten neighborhoods were sprayed for prevention. The latest report follows the World Health Organization's decision last week that Zika is no longer a global health emergency but a significant and enduring public health challenge that must be managed with more dedicated resources and expertise. (more...)
Zika babies may develop microcephaly months after birth Zika babies may develop microcephaly months after birth
- November 30, 2016

Public health experts and clinicians need to better understand the risk of neurological complications in affected infants, children and adults, the risks of mosquito-borne and sexual transmission of Zika and how best to prevent Zika infection, the agency said . (more...)
Smoking Raises Heart Attack Risk 8-Fold in People Under 50 Smoking Raises Heart Attack Risk 8-Fold in People Under 50
- November 30, 2016

The research, which was led by the Sheffield NHS trust along with the University of Sheffield, drew on data from 1727 South Yorkshire adults undergoing treatment in the city for the most common type of heart attack between 2009 and 2012. Since younger smokers do not have numerous other risk factors for heart attack, such as high cholesterol, increased blood pressure, or diabetes, the results are all the more hard to explain. (more...)
Halifax vigil set to raise awareness on World AIDS Day
- November 30, 2016

According to the Republican AIDS Center, there are almost 7,000 people living with HIV in the Kyrgyz Republic, and the infection is primarily transmitted through the shared use of needles and syringes by people who inject drugs. World AIDS Day is December 1. Some people newly infected with HIV will experience some "flu-like" symptoms. Data from Shanghai Municipal Commission of Health and Family Planning shows, from January 1 to November 20 in 2016, Shanghai reported 1,959 new HIV infection ... (more...)
'This Is Us' Recap: Randall Takes a Trip Down Memory Lane 'This Is Us' Recap: Randall Takes a Trip Down Memory Lane
- November 30, 2016

This episode is pretty mammoth. pic.twitter.com/oCUoaeInXW - Mandy Moore (@TheMandyMoore) November 29, 2016 In an interview with Entertainment Tonight, This Is Us creator Dan Fogelman revealed that Randall's resentment towards his mother will intensify in "The Trip". (more...)
Suspect identified in Ohio State attack Suspect identified in Ohio State attack
- November 30, 2016

In the article, Artan said the campus is "a huge place", and he didn't know where to practice his Muslim religion. I'm a Muslim, it's not what the media portrays me to be. It means: Run away if possible; get out of view; or try to disrupt or incapacitate the shooter if your life is in imminent danger. Law enforcement officials have not identified a motive for the Ohio State violence but have suggested terrorism as a possibility. (more...)
House Democrats re-elect Nancy Pelosi as leader House Democrats re-elect Nancy Pelosi as leader
- November 30, 2016

On Wednesday, 197 of the 198 members showed up. The final vote tally was 134 to 63 for Pelosi, meaning she matched her prediction that she'd retain the support of two-thirds of House Democrats. While she had predicted that Democrats would achieve a net gain of about 25 seats on election day, the number is likely to settle at just six (a small number of districts where the results were very close are still counting and verifying votes). (more...)
Nivalis Therapeutics Inc (NVLS) is Downgraded by Raymond James to Mkt Perform Nivalis Therapeutics Inc (NVLS) is Downgraded by Raymond James to Mkt Perform
- November 30, 2016

Earlier the firm had a rating of "Outperform " on the company shares. The company presently has an average rating of Hold and a consensus target price of $9.00. NVLS's 50-day average is $6.46 and its two hundred day average is $5.84. They now have a Dollars 16 price target on the stock. (NVLS) was down -0.48% during the last trading session, with a day high of 0.00. (more...)
Trump picks hawks for 3 key security posts Trump picks hawks for 3 key security posts
- November 30, 2016

Mr. Trump escaped New York's Fifth Avenue on Friday evening, moving his transition team to his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey, for the weekend. Democrats took a less hostile posture toward Pompeo than Trump's other selections. Sherrilyn Ifill, the fund's president and director-counsel, wrote , "It is unimaginable that he could be entrusted to serve as the chief law-enforcement officer for this nation's civil-rights laws". (more...)
Top government figures stay away from Fidel Castro service
- November 30, 2016

Trudeau, a member of the Liberal Party, released a statement after Castro's death calling the former Cuban president a "remarkable" and "larger than life" leader. "We should examine our policy toward Cuba through those lenses", Rubio said . The Pew Research Center in January found that 63% of Americans approved of re-established diplomatic ties with Cuba, while 28% disapproved. (more...)
Study finds no link between pregnancy flu, autism risk Study finds no link between pregnancy flu, autism risk
- November 30, 2016

The cohort study, from researchers at Kaiser Permanente Northern California, included almost 197,000 children born from 2000 through 2010. They have combined data concerning the health state of almost 200,000 children and those of their mothers and have found that only 1.6% of children were diagnosed with autism , despite 23% of the entire sample of moms received vaccination during gestation. (more...)
Ecstasy Approved For Trial To Treat PTSD Patients Ecstasy Approved For Trial To Treat PTSD Patients
- November 30, 2016

If the trials are successful and earn the endorsement from the FDA, MDMA could be approved as a prescription drug by 2021. "I'm cautious but hopeful", Dr. As Andrew Parrott, a psychologist at Swansea University in Wales said, ecstasy is a rather messy drug. In one Phase 2 study, scores on the Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale fell by nearly two-thirds, on average, among 19 subjects who underwent MDMA-assisted psychotherapy. (more...)
Alzheimer drug failure a blow to Eli Lilly Alzheimer drug failure a blow to Eli Lilly
- November 30, 2016

A large study is testing the blood pressure drug nilvadipine. More than 5 million people in the US have Alzheimer's, making it the most common form of dementia. The failure of the much anticipated drug, which showed promise in earlier results, is being seen as a disappointing setback, but not the end of hopes to fight the disease. (more...)
Crowds throng at Thanksgiving Day parade route despite threats Crowds throng at Thanksgiving Day parade route despite threats
- November 30, 2016

Photo taken on November 24, 2016 shows the float of "China's Chengdu-Home of the Giant Panda" during the 90th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in Manhattan, New York, the United States . Debrango says they got there yesterday afternoon and watched as the parade's balloons were inflated. Entertainers at the parade included Tony Bennett , singer Ben Rector and The Muppets . (more...)
Here's how to get in touch with Santa Claus before Christmas Here's how to get in touch with Santa Claus before Christmas
- November 30, 2016

Kits are available for purchase. He'll visit with children at the holiday-themed mini golf course from 2-5 p.m. December 3, 4 and 10 and from 3-5 p.m. Santa nodded to a small face peering out the window. As part of its "Tis the Season to Be Jolly" festival, Clare will start out the holiday season with a Christmas holiday 4th Street market on Saturday from 10 a.m.to 4 p.m.at the Clare Castle. (more...)
A look at Texas' first homegrown case of Zika
- November 30, 2016

Health departments, especially in areas along the Texas-Mexico border, are preparing for the expected arrival of the Zika Virus, carried by the aegypti mosquito, which is endemic to the region. For confirmed and probable cases, the Department of Health contacts mosquito control to conduct a secondary assessment and more aggressive mosquito elimination techniques. (more...)