Health


FDA approves 1st targeted drug for certain leukemia patients FDA approves 1st targeted drug for certain leukemia patients
- April 29, 2017

AML is a rapidly progressing cancer that forms in the bone marrow and results in an increased number of white blood cells in the bloodstream. In the phase III RATIFY trial, also known as CALGB 10603, 717 patients with newly diagnosed FLT3-mutant AML were randomized to standard induction and consolidation chemotherapy plus midostaurin (n = 360) or placebo (n = 357). (more...)
Mom pulls gun on Cleveland barber when son's haircut takes too long Mom pulls gun on Cleveland barber when son's haircut takes too long
- April 29, 2017

The seven-year-old was getting his hair cut by a trainee barber at a higher-education college. Medina said, "When she took out her gun, she said, I'm allowed to carry a concealed weapon". After the woman was calmed down, the barber finished the haircut. The woman, who is now still unidentified, was shown on CCTV involved in a heated dispute with the barber over a $6 haircut her 7-year-old son was receiving at the time. (more...)
Royals William and Kate join Greg James on Radio 1
- April 29, 2017

For quite some time, the royal trio have been working with Heads Together to bring awareness to the organization's mental health campaign. "You know you are, you know uniquely bonded because of what we've been through", William said. "Having a child, particularly your first child, is such a life-changing moment". "I do think it's incredible how strong and how you've been and how you've been able to cope". (more...)
Preemie Lambs Survive In Artificial Plastic Womb
- April 29, 2017

With an artificial womb the babies can continue developing - even just a few weeks extra "growing time" can be the difference between severe health problems and a relatively healthy baby. Premature human babies can suffer irreparable lung damage if they breathe air before the 25th week, not to mention the trauma their bodies can sustain just by being outside the womb too early. (more...)
An Artificial Womb Has Birthed Lambs And Premature Babies Are Next
- April 29, 2017

The " biobag " extra-uterine device is filled with amniotic fluid and pumps the baby's heart via the umbilical cord into a low-resistance external oxygenator in lieu of the placenta in exchanging oxygen and carbon dioxide. Lamb umbilical vessels may not function the same way as human babies do - and lambs are also significantly larger than foetuses at that stage of development. (more...)
There should be no stone pelting There should be no stone pelting
- April 29, 2017

Taking exception to the affidavit filed by the Bar Association, Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi said they were even doubting the accession of Jammu and Kashmir to India. They were obviously referring to separatist leaders Syed Ali Shah Geelani and Yasin Malik. What is this going on? "Can they say that the election held recently was rigged?" "You can play a role and you will be remembered for times to come", the bench told the lawyer, who represented the bar association. (more...)
British police arrest man reportedly with knife near United Kingdom ministries
- April 29, 2017

The woman, in her twenties, was taken to hospital but has not been arrested due to the seriousness of her condition. May was not at Downing Street at the time of the incident, her spokesman said. "A man has been arrested in Whitehall this afternoon, at approximately 14.22, following a stop and search as part of an ongoing operation", London's Metropolitan Police said in a statement yesterday. (more...)
Trump steps back from brink of killing North American trade pact Trump steps back from brink of killing North American trade pact
- April 29, 2017

Stephenson said Canada's new policies are meant to boost its domestic dairy industry and discourage imports from Wisconsin. It's created to crack down on companies that label their products as "milk", "cheese", and "yogurt" when they're made of soy. (more...)
Artificial 'Biobag' Womb Successfully Keeps Premature Lamb Alive For 4 Weeks
- April 29, 2017

The device in question, which is now being tested on baby lambs, makes use of a fluid-filled, temperature-controlled container. The researchers want the womb to one day be used in neonatal intensive care units as an alternative to ventilation for babies born at 23 weeks gestation onwards. (more...)
During NFL draft, ESPN airs 2014 video of Joe Mixon punching woman
- April 29, 2017

The Oakley, Calif., product turned in one of the best offensive performances in school history when he registered 377 all-purpose yards (second most in OU annals) and scored five TDs in a win at Texas Tech last October. The running game was sluggish last season behind an offensive line that struggled to open holes and protect quarterback Andy Dalton. "That's what (Bengals director of player personnel) Duke (Tobin) felt good about - that we people there we felt good about if Joe had gone, that ... (more...)
Rajon Rondo officially ruled out for Game 6 vs Celtics
- April 28, 2017

Rondo sustained a broken right thumb and ligament damage in his right wrist in the Bulls' game two victory. Rondo has a fractured right thumb, and coach Fred Hoiberg says the backcourt catalyst is a "long shot" to play Game 6 against the Boston Celtics on Friday night. (more...)
Scientists Take Big Step Toward 'Artificial Womb' To Save Premature Babies
- April 28, 2017

Today, premature infants weighing as little as a pound are hooked to ventilators and other machines inside incubators . Preterm birth complications account for almost 1 million deaths every year and remains as the leading cause of mortality in children under 5. (more...)
TRI Pointe Group, Inc
- April 28, 2017

New York State Teachers Retirement System now owns 70,800 shares of the construction company's stock worth $813,000 after buying an additional 200 shares during the last quarter. Shares of TRI Pointe Group ( NYSE:TPH ) opened at 12.66 on Friday. The construction company reported $0.05 earnings per share (EPS ) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.08 by $0.03. (more...)
Car hits 5 Florida students after they got off school bus Car hits 5 Florida students after they got off school bus
- April 28, 2017

One of the students, 13-year-old Jahiem Robertson, later died from his injuries, officials said. Camfield faces two counts of DUI with serious bodily injury, two counts of leaving the scene of a crash with serious bodily injury, two counts of leaving the scene of a crash with bodily injury, three counts of DUI with injury and property damage, and reckless driving. (more...)
Bid to resolve Southern Railway dispute with fresh talks Bid to resolve Southern Railway dispute with fresh talks
- April 28, 2017

All services are expected to be extremely busy, it's the first day of the Tour de Yorkshire cycle event. Members of the RMT union are striking after talks failed to break a deadlocked safety dispute over new driver-controlled trains which are being introduced from 2020. (more...)
USA softwood tariffs prompt NDP claim of USA softwood tariffs prompt NDP claim of "inaction" against Christy Clark
- April 28, 2017

Big donors and foreign donors have been a defining issue of the 2017 B.C. election, with most of the attention on B.C. Liberal leader Christy Clark and the millions in corporate donations the ruling party has collected. Clark said she would have balked had she been the only person involved in negotiations on softwood lumber, an issue that has heated up during the election campaign. (more...)
Insight: Filmmakers, fans line up ahead of Baahubali 2 release
- April 28, 2017

An earlier piece I had written saying Kattappa didn't kill Baahubali is a testimony to the fact that I am an ardent fan of master-director SS Rajamouli's work. Prabhas' Baahubali 2 (Bahubali: The Conclusion) has opened to very big response and the movie's collection is expected to cross Rs 200 crore mark at the worldwide box office on the first day. (more...)
Yogi to make surprise calls to catch UPs truant 'babus' Yogi to make surprise calls to catch UPs truant 'babus'
- April 28, 2017

Yogi Adityanath took over as Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister last month after the BJP swept assembly elections in the key state. Mohd Shariq, father of one of the students in the school who confronted Jain on Thursday, said, "The management is trying to give a communal angle to the rules in the school by saying that the students can not keep beards because this is not a madrassa and they can not bring meat to school". (more...)
Artificial womb could improve survival among premature babies
- April 28, 2017

In this drawing provided by the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, an illustration of a fluid-filled incubation system that mimics a mother's womb, in hopes of one day improving survival of extremely premature babies . There is a high likelihood of lifelong disability among those that do survive, who have a 90 per cent probability of suffering chronic lung disease or other effects of being born with immature organs. (more...)
Google and Facebook were scammed out of $100M Google and Facebook were scammed out of $100M
- April 28, 2017

With this information, he then forged email addresses, invoices, corporate stamps and wire transfer request letters from banks to trick Google and Facebook employees into transferring payments for fake invoices to various bank accounts in Latvia and Cyprus that were opened in the name of Quanta. (more...)

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