Health


AI Used to Diagnose Skin Cancer
- January 27, 2017

While the algorithm was developed and now exists on a computer, the team believes it could be adapted for the smartphone without too much trouble, and what a breakthrough that would be. This development will make it possible to create smartphone apps that can diagnose skin cancer or any other skin problem. But lack of money or time prevents a significant number of people from getting a unusual mole or skin lesion checked out by a professional doctor. (more...)
Daugaard says he would veto transgender locker room bill Daugaard says he would veto transgender locker room bill
- January 27, 2017

Wow. SD GOP declaring state of emergency to repeal voter-approved ethics law. "Across the board, the state lacks robust laws to prevent corruption, apparently the result of a sense, at least among South Dakota's ruling class, that burdensome controls are not needed in a rural state with a supposedly high degree of familiarity, trust and cordiality", the Center report said . (more...)
Cats are as smart as dogs Cats are as smart as dogs
- January 27, 2017

Japanese scientists proved that cats are nearly similar with dogs in terms of memory so it suggests that cats are as smart as dogs. Japanese scientists have undertaken a study of cats and dogs in an attempt to answer the question about the respective intelligence of felines and canines. (more...)
Federal judge rejects Ohio's new lethal injection process, stays executions Federal judge rejects Ohio's new lethal injection process, stays executions
- January 27, 2017

Federal Magistrate Judge Michael Merz has ruled that Ohio's lethal injection process is unconstitutional. Next month's execution of Ronald Phillips was subsequently delayed. OH will have to decide whether to appeal Merz's ruling. "It presents significant risks of pain and suffering". Like many states, OH has not been able to find alternative execution chemicals, largely because pharmaceutical companies, under public pressure, have stopped selling them to prisons for lethal injections. (more...)
Akil Mitchell: First interview since freak eye injury
- January 27, 2017

Akil Mitchell, a former University of Virginia basketball player who now plays for the New Zealand Breakers in Australia's National Basketball League, suffered an unthinkable eye injury during a game last night, but the good news is he'll be just fine. (more...)
Bold procedure saves Burlington woman's life Bold procedure saves Burlington woman's life
- January 27, 2017

Keshavjee said in a news release on the hospital's website. Benoit says she initially didn't believe it when told she'd had her lungs removed and a transplant nearly a week later. The surgical team had been discussing the concept of such a procedure for several years. Doctors in Canada came up with a radical solution to save the life of a young mum who was suffering from a severe lung infection and had hours to live. (more...)
Right, Chaps, Let's Imagine How Trump's Talk With May Might Go Right, Chaps, Let's Imagine How Trump's Talk With May Might Go
- January 27, 2017

But despite historically good relations between presidents and prime ministers , there are some potentially significant differences that could arise during their meeting. May's big problem, says CER's Korteweg, is the same one she will have the world over as she tries to build a new network of trade ties for "Global Britain": no-one will talk turkey with her on post-Brexit trade arrangements until they know what the U.K.'s final arrangements with the European Union will look like. (more...)
It isn't fun for everyone: 1 in 10 women finds sex painful
- January 27, 2017

Sex is not always pleasurable, not for all women at least. "While dyspareunia is a common problem, sexual pain disorders are often overlooked because underlying conditions are often hard to diagnose and treat, and causes can be complex and poorly understood", says Dr. (more...)
Trump Administration Rallies behind March for Life Trump Administration Rallies behind March for Life
- January 27, 2017

She later said her comment was not meant to promote violence. "I think it's lovely because they are our future", said Lori Hogg, Coordinator Chesterton Academy. "We can agree on numerous issues - women receiving equal pay, businesses being family friendly" and preventing violence against women, Black said. Recently, the Women's March on Washington faced controversy when it briefly allowed anti-abortion feminist groups to be part of the march, even though its official platform was pro-choice. (more...)
Trump will leave climate change info on EPA website - for now
- January 26, 2017

That includes issuing task orders or work assignments to EPA contractors, the AP reported . EPA employees reportedly received a memo from a member of the agency staff instructing them not to talk to the press or public. "It looks like now we're just going to go on as scheduled", she said. "Trump questioned whether climate change is real or a hoax and then there was the letter sent to the Department of Energy asking for details on climate scientists", she said. (more...)
President Trump to meet Republican members of Congress
- January 26, 2017

May could secure a US trade deal, it would represent a significant win in her battle to show that Britain can, post-Brexit, secure new deals with key partners outside the European Union. "And as we end our membership of the European Union - as the British people voted with determination and quiet resolve to do previous year - we have the opportunity to reassert our belief in a confident, sovereign and global Britain, ready to build relationships with old friends and new allies alike". (more...)
Everyone to blame for Liverpool's leaky defence, says Jurgen Klopp Everyone to blame for Liverpool's leaky defence, says Jurgen Klopp
- January 26, 2017

By rights, Southampton should have had a bigger cushion such was their dominance in the first game and in second-leg, the tie should have been out of Liverpool's reach by half-time. "I don't think he lost his focus, I think he just didn't catch with both hands a big opportunity he had", the Portuguese said, as quoted by ESPN . (more...)
"Lesbianism" Was Listed As A Condition On This Woman's Medical History
- January 26, 2017

Rodriguez's doctor and a director of the Carolinas Healthcare system said they included her sexual preference on her chart to inform doctors and nurses and prevent them from saying anything that might offend her. After getting screened, she picked up her medical chart and found her doctor had listed " lesbianism " among her reported medical problems . "As a country we've come really far, I was able to legally marry my wife, but we've got some work to do". (more...)
Hot Stock to Watch: Synergy Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:SGYP) Hot Stock to Watch: Synergy Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:SGYP)
- January 26, 2017

The France-based Credit Agricole S A has invested 0% in Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:SGYP). Currently, 15.3% of the shares of the company are sold short. A number of analysts rated the stock as well: 3 analysts believe that the stock is a STRONG BUY while 2 reported it as Buy.1 analysts assigned a HOLD rating, 0 said it's UNDERPERFORM and 0 say that this stock is a SELL. (more...)
Times Mariah Carey Totally Embarrassed Herself on Instagram Times Mariah Carey Totally Embarrassed Herself on Instagram
- January 26, 2017

Word is that the track will be a break-up anthem, Carey splitting from ex-fiance James Packer back in November. It comes after Bryan - who Mariah is now dating - confessed he had a "connection" with the singer for months before she split from James Packer . (more...)
Sky Deutschland and Discovery battle over carriage contract
- January 26, 2017

The broadcaster has asserted that it will pull its 12 channels from Sky and NowTV services after 31 January if a fair agreement is not reached. Overnight rumours have suggested that Discovery could extend its deal with BT to allow the broadband giant to add its channels to the pack it offers to Sky households. (more...)
President Trump's Authorization of Border Wall Looms Large in Texas President Trump's Authorization of Border Wall Looms Large in Texas
- January 26, 2017

US President Donald Trump yesterday was set to take a first step toward enacting his pledge to "build a wall" on the Mexican border as he rolls out a series of immigration-related decrees. "And I will have Mexico pay for that wall". "I respectfully suggest that the government of Mexico presents a lawsuit at the United Nations against the U.S. (more...)
Maurya promises Ram temple in Ayodhya Maurya promises Ram temple in Ayodhya
- January 26, 2017

Saints belonging to the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) called for enactment of a legislation by Parliament paving the way for construction of Ram Temple at Ayodhya. Maurya also criticised Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav for "betraying the voters" and not delivering on his promises, PTI reported. "Even if the Bahujan Samaj Party joins them, they will not be able to salvage it". (more...)
Unemployment rate drops for third straight month Unemployment rate drops for third straight month
- January 26, 2017

Last week, the Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development reported the statewide seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 2.8% in the month of December. Indiana's total labor force stands at over 3.3 million and the state's 64.3 percent labor force participation rate remains above the national rate of 62.7 percent. (more...)
Sebi bars Mallya, 6 others from dealing in markets Sebi bars Mallya, 6 others from dealing in markets
- January 26, 2017

He has been accused of siphoning off and diverting funds amounting to Rs 1,881 crore from United Spirits to various entities within the United Breweries Group. Capoor has also been barred from directorship of a listed company. The regulator has also asked United Spirits to report within 21 days action taken to recover ₹1,800 crore from Mallya and the companies to whom such funds were wrongly diverted. (more...)

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