Health


Vancouver Home Prices Climb 18% in 2016 on Meager New Listings Vancouver Home Prices Climb 18% in 2016 on Meager New Listings
- January 05, 2017

Vancouver's real estate market had a roller-coaster year in 2016, peaking with record sales in the spring but wrapping with a 5.6 per cent drop from 2015, the area's real estate board said Wednesday. The MLS Home Price Index (HPI) composite benchmark price for all residential properties in Metro Vancouver ended the year at $897,600. "The long-term effects of these actions won't be fully understood for some time", said Dan Morrison, the board's president. (more...)
Motshekga announces 72.5% matric pass rate‚ up almost 2% over previous year Motshekga announces 72.5% matric pass rate‚ up almost 2% over previous year
- January 05, 2017

Motshekga went on to say that the department are increasingly prioritising interventions and policies that target an improved quality of learning and teaching and implementing accountability systems to ensure that quality outcomes are achieved, mainly prioritising early grade literacy. (more...)
Honor 6X shows the mid-range future
- January 05, 2017

The company says it is made out of aluminum that helps it manage the weight and maintain strength. While the Honor 6X's dual camera setup may not be as good as the Honor 8's, it makes up by being significantly cheaper. The Honor 6X costs $249.99 for the base version with 3 GB of RAM , hitting US shelves starting January 15, but those who want to preorder the device may do so starting January 4. (more...)
Flu cases on the rise in Virginia, North Carolina
- January 05, 2017

Although CDC officials recommend that everyone 6 months and older receive the flu vaccine by the end of October to prevent getting sick this season, as of early November of 2016, about 60% of the USA population still had not received the seasonal flu shot. (more...)
Notable Price Swings: Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.'s (WBA) Notable Price Swings: Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.'s (WBA)
- January 04, 2017

For the next 5 years, the company is expected to grow by 5.96 percent. Recently analysts working for various investment brokerages have changed their ratings and price targets on shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. The company has a market cap of $88.71 billion. Following the stock price relative to moving averages may offer enhanced perspective on stock performance. (more...)
France finds bird flu in new part of country
- January 04, 2017

An outbreak of avian influenza H5N8, "highly pathogenic" for birds but "harmless to humans", was detected in a duck farm in the Tarn commune of Almayrac, announced on December 2, 2016 the Ministry of Agriculture. It could rise further if the bird flu virus cannot be maintained, she said, stressing that there are 1.3 million birds in the targeted area. Before the virus was confirmed, the decision had already been made to cull the poultry, based on strong suspicion of the disease. (more...)
Judge asks if Texas fetal remains rules override current law Judge asks if Texas fetal remains rules override current law
- January 04, 2017

But state law already allows scattering ashes on any private property, which can include landfills. Brown says the medical community has warned state officials the rule has no medical benefit women. Nor does the rule impose funeral requirements on women because it doesn't require individual burials for each fetus, he said. Miller says it's going to be hard to comply with the rule because funerals are too expensive for many women and finding crematoriums to work with is another hurdle . (more...)
Diet Coke apparently makes 'no difference to weight loss' Diet Coke apparently makes 'no difference to weight loss'
- January 04, 2017

Naveed Sattar, professor of Metabolic Medicine at the University of Glasgow, claimed he did not agree with the suggestion that diet drinks were no better than sugary drinks in terms of body weight. Artificially sweetened beverages make up a quarter of the world's sweetened drinks market, but are not taxed or regulated to the same extent as sugar-sweetened beverages. (more...)
Cat Food Recall Affects 9Lives, EverPet & Special Kitty Brands Cat Food Recall Affects 9Lives, EverPet & Special Kitty Brands
- January 04, 2017

According to the FDA, thiamine is essential for cats and a deficiency can lead gastroinestinal or neurological problems. Symptoms of deficiency can be gastrointestinal or neurological. When you buy commercially-prepared food for your cat, it's because you trust a company that sells pet food to make meals that are nutritious for our feline friends. (more...)
Governors Ball Has Announced Their Big Summer Lineup Governors Ball Has Announced Their Big Summer Lineup
- January 04, 2017

There are other notables ones on the bill too - Childish Gambino, Wu-Tang Clan, Wiz Khalifa, Logic, ScHoolboy Q, Rae Sremmurd, Majid Jordan, Kehlani and more. The music festival will once again be held in Randall's Island Park - where it's been located since 2012. Last year, Chance the Rapper anchored the second tier spot at the inaugural Meadows Music Festival in NY. (more...)
Red Cross issues emergency call for blood, platelet donations Red Cross issues emergency call for blood, platelet donations
- January 04, 2017

Eligible blood donors are urged to schedule a donation today by using the Red Cross Blood Donor app , visiting redcrossblood.org or calling 1-800-REDCROSS (1-800-733-2767). "This simple act can have a profound impact on another human being", said Barraza. The treatments high school freshman Payton Kannarr receives to fight leukemia cause her blood counts to drop. (more...)
Competition concerns over Mastercard's purchase of VocaLink Competition concerns over Mastercard's purchase of VocaLink
- January 04, 2017

Vocalink and Mastercard are two of three possible providers of services to Link, the CMA said. The Competition and Markets Authority has identified competition concerns over Mastercard's proposed acquisition of Vocalink, specifically related to the LINK ATM scheme . (more...)
Texas Tech finally makes its own happy ending vs. WVU
- January 04, 2017

Livingston finished with 12 points and was one of four Red Raiders to finish in double figures. Texas Tech would recapture the lead at 74-73 with 1:30 left in the game as the Mountaineers continued to struggle hitting foul shots down the stretch. (more...)
Acer announced its new rugged Chromebook 11 N7 at CES 2017 Acer announced its new rugged Chromebook 11 N7 at CES 2017
- January 04, 2017

Tested by qualified 3rd party labs for certain tests procedure under MIL-STD 810G (Oct 2008) for environmental conditions that include high and low temperatures, humidity, vibrations, mechanical shocks on drops, rain, dust and sand. All-in-all this is standard fare for and educational Chromebook. Acer claims that the rugged design can withstand drops of up to 48 inches, drops directly onto the corner, and up to 132 pounds of downward force on the top cover. (more...)
Doctors: If You're Concerned About Earwax, Put The Q-Tip Down
- January 04, 2017

You should take medical treatment or help if you're facing trouble hearing consonants, ear pain and any symptoms of hearing loss. Inserting q-tips in your ear can lead to earwax impaction, which means you could end up getting it manually removed by a doctor. (more...)
Currency Markets Remain Stable as Oil Prices Rise
- January 04, 2017

According to the terms of the agreement, global output is to be reduced by 1.8 million barrels per day. She also added that non-OPEC producer Russian Federation will keep its commitment as it expects oil prices to rise. After being insulated from an increase in the domestic fuel prices, the ongoing upsurge in global crude oil prices could spoil the party for Indian consumers of petrol and diesel. (more...)
Alcohol linked to heart attack: Excessive drinking increases risk of FATAL episode
- January 04, 2017

Specifically, they found that alcohol abuse was associated with a doubled risk of atrial fibrillation, a 1.4-fold higher risk of heart attack and a 2.3-fold increased risk of congestive heart failure."It didn't matter if you had a conventional risk factor for these diseases or not". (more...)
Gates Foundation invests $50M in Intarcia for anti-HIV work
- January 04, 2017

While there is no cure for this disease, it has become crucial to prevent the HIV from taking root in the first place. The funds will help Intarcia adapt its Medici technology program to deliver a steady stream of HIV medication to healthy patients over an extended period of time. (more...)
Philippine Factory Growth Slows For Third Month
- January 04, 2017

The Nikkei Malaysia Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) reported a 47.1 reading in December, the same reading as November, indicating a deterioration at Malaysian manufacturers for the 21st consecutive month. The jump was mostly driven by a stronger rate of employment growth and inventory building, which more than offset slightly weaker increases in output and new orders. (more...)
MK Stalin appointed working president of DMK MK Stalin appointed working president of DMK
- January 04, 2017

The meeting was held at at the party headquarters "Anna Arivalayam", as per sources. The General Council meeting was also notable for the significant absence of the party chief Karunanidhi, who opted to skip the meeting due to his ill health. (more...)

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