Health


Jury sides with Petco in death of boy from rat-bite fever Jury sides with Petco in death of boy from rat-bite fever
- April 22, 2017

According to the CDC, people can contract rat-bite fever from bites or scratches from infected rodents, such as rats, mice and gerbils, or even just by handling an animal with the disease without a bite or scratch. They added that Petco does warn of potential dangers that come when buying a rat , including rat-bite fever, but it is handed over in a form that comes with general instructions about how to care for the pet, reported Inside Edition. (more...)
Analysts At Stifel Reiterated Vernalis PLC (LON:VER) As Hold Analysts At Stifel Reiterated Vernalis PLC (LON:VER) As Hold
- April 22, 2017

ET to discuss its first quarter 2017 financial results and provide corporate updates. The company presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of GBX 169.60 ($2.13). N+1 Singer upgraded Restaurant Group PLC (LON:RTN) on Friday, February 26 to "Hold" rating. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Friday, April 1 by Macquarie Research. (more...)
Man United drawn to face Celta Vigo in Europa League semi-final Man United drawn to face Celta Vigo in Europa League semi-final
- April 22, 2017

United's victory may have come at a cost for Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Marcus Rashford's deflected finish proved the difference against Anderlecht . Four-time European champions Ajax won the UEFA Cup - the Europa League's predecessor - in 1992. (more...)
Naked mole-rats 'can survive near-suffocation' Naked mole-rats 'can survive near-suffocation'
- April 22, 2017

They also appear to be largely immune to cancer , with the first case of the disease in a naked mole-rat only confirmed in 2016. Surprisingly, the naked mole rat's heart performed just as well with fructose as with glucose, suggesting it is just as skilled with one type of metabolism as it is with the other. (more...)
Missing Tennessee student found with teacher in California Missing Tennessee student found with teacher in California
- April 22, 2017

Cummins also faces a charge of transportation of a minor across state lines with the goal of having criminal sexual intercourse, Jack Smith, the acting USA attorney for the Middle District of Tennessee, said. The Siskiyou Sheriff's Deputy described the place the pair were found. His wife has since filed for divorce. When Cummins' estranged wife, Jill, heard that the pair were found safe, she was "very emotional", according to her attorney Michael Cox. (more...)
Here's all you need to know about the French election
- April 22, 2017

After the 2015 San Bernardino, California, attack, Trump announced a proposed "complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States", a statement that has since haunted his administration as it attempted to institute a ban on immigration from several Muslim-majority countries. (more...)
Slovakian company unveils US$1.3M flying car Slovakian company unveils US$1.3M flying car
- April 22, 2017

Slovakia-based company AeroMobil have used the show to display the commercial design for a stunning flying auto priced at more than $1 million. However, AeroMobil vehicle was a true flying auto that could be driven on the road and also flown. (more...)
Hollywood honors TV slacker turned action hero Chris Pratt
- April 22, 2017

We're so proud of it. "Oftentimes we weren't cash-rich but we were never love-poor", he told a crowd on Hollywood Boulevard that included " Guardians " co-stars Zoe Saldana , Dave Bautista and Michael Rooker . In true Faris-Pratt family fashion, there were plenty of laughs, but the event also included also several very touching moments that caused the Jurassic World star to tear up. (more...)
Thousands Dying from Viral Hepatitis Thousands Dying from Viral Hepatitis
- April 22, 2017

The three-day event, which is a joint initiative between WHO and the World Hepatitis Alliance , will focus on key ways to implement WHO's Viral Hepatitis Strategy, with a specific focus on how to improve surveillance data, scale up testing and treatment at a national level, and support service delivery amongst vulnerable populations. (more...)
Florida Congressmen Applaud HHS Sending Money to Sunshine State to Fight Opioids Florida Congressmen Applaud HHS Sending Money to Sunshine State to Fight Opioids
- April 22, 2017

The 21st Century Cures Act, which President Obama signed into law at the end of last year, set aside $1 billion over two years for the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to award grants to states to amplify their efforts to combat the opioid epidemic. (more...)
Palaniswami faction forms panel to hold talks with O Panneerselvam camp Palaniswami faction forms panel to hold talks with O Panneerselvam camp
- April 22, 2017

Hardening its stance for talks, it had demanded that the faction led by Palaniswami formally expel Sasikala and Dinakaran besides about 30 other members of their family from the AIADMK. The committee will be headed by Rajya Sabha MP R Vaithiyalingam, and includes ministers C Sreenivasan, KA Sengottaiyan and D Jayakumar among others, said ANI. (more...)
Trump's day in tweets: Thursday, April 20
- April 22, 2017

By standing shoulder-to-shoulder with the Gentiloni in the Oval Office or at a press conference and stating that the only solution to Libya runs through the United Nations -facilitated political process, Trump could make a statement that would help deter Haftar's much-discussed military campaign against Tripoli. (more...)
Teacher faces federal charge in student case
- April 22, 2017

Cummins was arrested after he came out the cabin with the girl walking behind him, the sheriff's office said. Cummins was taken into custody and Thomas went with Federal Bureau of Investigation agents, the sheriff's office said. Cummins also faces a charge of transportation of a minor across state lines with the objective of having criminal sexual intercourse, Jack Smith, the acting U.S. (more...)
FDA further restricts pain medication use in kids FDA further restricts pain medication use in kids
- April 22, 2017

Presently, codeine is approved to treat pain and cough - including as a frequent ingredient in prescription cough syrups - and tramadol is approved to treat pain. "Our decision today was made based on the latest evidence and with this goal in mind: keeping our kids safe", Dr. Throckmorton said. According to the announcement, the FDA has issued labeling changes to help protect children from the serious risks associated with use. (more...)
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCAU) Upgraded to Buy at Zacks Investment Research Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCAU) Upgraded to Buy at Zacks Investment Research
- April 21, 2017

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE: FCAU ) shares ticked up 2.36% to $9.97 on Wednesday. Goldman Sachs Group Inc reaffirmed a buy rating on shares of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV in a report on Friday, February 17th. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. shares increased 1.69 percent over the past week and fell -4.49 percent over the previous month. The firm had revenue of $29.72 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $31.32 billion. (more...)
Indiana GOP announces details of tax-hiking roads plan Indiana GOP announces details of tax-hiking roads plan
- April 21, 2017

He said it meets the goal of the House Republican caucus of transferring - in time - the sales tax collected on gasoline purchases to roads and bridges. Aim stands for Accelerating Indiana's municipalities. Lawmakers have said the state road needs are about $1 billion on average in new funding during the next 20 years. (more...)
Campaigning begins as MPs vote for snap General Election
- April 21, 2017

Mrs May hit back that Labour offered only "bankruptcy and chaos", but denied she was complacent, saying: "We will be out there fighting for every vote". The paper cited polling data from YouGov that suggested the Conservatives were on course to win a majority of 114 House of Commons seats on June 8. (more...)
Starbucks barista loses it over unicorn frappuccino mania
- April 21, 2017

The colorful drink needs to do more than get people posting photos to Instagram , however. Named the Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino, the beverage is available in stores across the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. "I've never made so many frappuccinos in my entire life", he says. There are a few magical elements that set this drink apart from the other overpriced, caffeine-laced drinks that Starbucks has to offer. (more...)
Another Detroit doctor arrested for allegedly performing female genital mutilation Another Detroit doctor arrested for allegedly performing female genital mutilation
- April 21, 2017

The Justice Department alleges Attar and his wife conspired with another doctor, Dr. Jumana Nagarwala, who was arrested and charged with performing FGM procedures on underage girls, including two seven-year-olds who were brought to her Livonia-based clinic by their parents. (more...)
Here's how many people use ad blockers around the world
- April 21, 2017

It is interesting to note that there is a project called "Acceptable Ads", which belongs to Eyeo, the developer of AdBlock Plus. Many advertising companies have considered adblocks to be a major threat to their business. They declared that they had worked with industry trades and the Coalition for Better Ads to analyze several methods through which Google could support the ad blocking feature. (more...)

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