Health


Baylor Students Protest Mexican-Themed Frat Fiesta, Demand Mandatory Diversity Training Baylor Students Protest Mexican-Themed Frat Fiesta, Demand Mandatory Diversity Training
- May 04, 2017

Some of those who attended the party reportedly dressed up in ponchos, sombreros, construction outfits, and maid's uniforms. University officials are presently investigating the incident and gathering additional information. Sophomore Grace Rodriguez, from Alabama, said many students felt hurt because they felt the party mocked the efforts of their parents, who worked hard to raise them. (more...)
Artificial womb developed for premature lambs
- May 04, 2017

However, those that are born before 26 weeks only have a survival rate of around 50 percent. At the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, doctors are aiming for a gentler solution. The animals were also tested to see if they were developing normally. The authors reported: "We have run five fetuses from 105 to 108 days of gestation for 25 to 28 days, and three fetuses from 115 to 120 days of gestation for 20 to 28 days". (more...)
Gilead Sciences Earnings Miss As HCV Sales Plunge Gilead Sciences Earnings Miss As HCV Sales Plunge
- May 04, 2017

The RSI oscillates between zero and 100. Gilead Sciences Inc now has $89.09B valuation. (GILD) is at 59.08. Price targets frequently change, depending on the outlook for a company's earnings . Wall street analysts, on average, expected first-quarter hepatitis C drug sales of $2.65 billion, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. Overall sales fell 17% year over year to $6.5 billion for the quarter ended March 31, missing views for $6.62 billion. (more...)
Fidget spinners, the latest distraction craze, explained Fidget spinners, the latest distraction craze, explained
- May 04, 2017

Despite the debate over the popular toy , experts say they do have their benefits. Move over Pogs, Tamagotchis and yo-yos and say hello to the latest playground craze. "A teacher would be well within his or her rights to ask that students put away personal items that are not related to classroom instruction". "Some schools have indicated that they have sent some reminders home and have reviewed these with students". (more...)
NYC to Recover Security Costs for Trump Tower NYC to Recover Security Costs for Trump Tower
- May 03, 2017

The money also can not be used to cover equipment costs. On Friday, Trump said he hadn't back to the city since becoming President because he feels "guilty" about the cost. The city received $7 million for Trump security from the stop-gap spending plan passed previous year, despite having asked for $35 million.de Blasio and NYPD Commissioner James O'Neill continued to push for further funding, despite revising the figure for the interstice between November and January down to $25.7 million. (more...)
Republican Lawmakers Shift to Republican Lawmakers Shift to "Yes" on Health Care Bill With Changes
- May 03, 2017

The two new "yes" votes mark an incremental but symbolically important victory for the White House and Republican leaders, who have been trying without success for weeks to revive a health care bill that was pulled from the House floor in March. (more...)
Trump at Holocaust remembrance ceremony: 'We will confront anti-Semitism'
- May 03, 2017

In January, shortly after taking office, he issued a statement on International Holocaust Remembrance Day honoring "the victims, survivors, heroes of the Holocaust" without mentioning the Jews who accounted for the majority of those victims. (more...)
Tick Season Is Here: What You Should Know To Prevent Lyme Disease Tick Season Is Here: What You Should Know To Prevent Lyme Disease
- May 03, 2017

As there is now no vaccine or cure for POW, the CDC recommends taking preventative measures to avoid contracting the potentially deadly virus, such as avoiding wooded and bushy areas and using insect repellent. Don't twist or jerk the tick; this can cause the mouth parts to break off and remain in the skin. Data show that the areas where blacklegged ticks exist have "almost doubled" from what it was 20 years ago, study co-author Maria Diuk-Wasser, Ph.D., an associate professor in the ... (more...)
Sultan Azlan Shah Cup: Mandeep scores hat-trick as India stun Japan Sultan Azlan Shah Cup: Mandeep scores hat-trick as India stun Japan
- May 03, 2017

It was MandeepSingh and his heroic hat-trick which created magic for India. India now have seven points from four matches. India had an opportunity to regain the lead when they won a penalty corner in the dying minutes of the first quarter. (more...)
Tim Cook Hints at Apple's Wearable Revenues and They are Huge Tim Cook Hints at Apple's Wearable Revenues and They are Huge
- May 03, 2017

The design, hardware and software updates mean the Apple Watch is finally getting closer to where it should have been all along. Instead, he boasted that the sales of the smartwatch "doubled" from past year and lumped the wearable into the same revenue category as AirPods and Beats products (and even called Beats "wearables", LOL). (more...)
Virginia urges residents to help combat spread of Zika virus
- May 03, 2017

Mosquitoes collected in Thousand Palms east of Palm Springs tested positive for West Nile virus, local vector control officials said Monday. Despite the emergency of Zika virus in recent years, though, many Americans remain unconcerned, according to a recent Gallup poll that found 90 percent of Americans don't think they're likely to contract Zika. (more...)
Uncertainty looms over AP 10th results 2017 declaration, no date fixed yet Uncertainty looms over AP 10th results 2017 declaration, no date fixed yet
- May 03, 2017

Last year, the results were declared on May 10. An official said that there was ambiguity in the value mentioned and as result students who have attempted that particular question would be awarded four marks but not for 17 (A) question. Students who get merit marks in the SSC examinations can get admission into Intermediate classes of various groups like Science, Mathematics, Arts and Commerce etc. (more...)
State of emergency declared due to Lake Ontario flooding State of emergency declared due to Lake Ontario flooding
- May 03, 2017

So far, the commission has resisted such an adjustment in water levels because other areas in the Great Lakes and along the St. Lawrence River are also experiencing flooding conditions. As of Tuesday, the lake was 19 inches above normal and the lake is expected to crest in mid-May by an additional 11 to 14 inches or more. Area residents, especially those located in flood-vulnerable areas, are advised to prepare for the possibility of localized minor flooding. (more...)
Budget deal fixes retired miner health benefits Budget deal fixes retired miner health benefits
- May 03, 2017

The majority leader said the bill is "the product of a great deal of work in committee last year and subsequent bipartisan, bicameral discussions this year". It is expected to be approved by Congress with little opposition by Friday as part of an omnibus budget bill to finance the federal government through September 30, the end of the current fiscal year. (more...)
Weekend pill round-up nets 35 pounds of prescriptions Weekend pill round-up nets 35 pounds of prescriptions
- May 03, 2017

The drugs were then turned over to the DEA and destroyed. Morris Plains collected 166 pounds of drugs and the Randolph location collected 148. Returning your unwanted medicines to Operation Medicine Cabinet is the safest and most environmentally protective way to dispose of unused medication. (more...)
NY triplets born with same skull malformation get surgery NY triplets born with same skull malformation get surgery
- May 03, 2017

David Chesler, Stony Brook Medicine, Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery said. Doctors at Stony Brook explained that the children's skull fused too early in utero - that's supposed to happen later in life. They're expected to be done with those helmets in a few months. - But they underwent a first-ever surgery, and look at them now! "I don't even think they really were in too much pain", Howard said. (more...)
Oklahoma State Mens and Womens Tennis to Host NCAA Regionals Oklahoma State Mens and Womens Tennis to Host NCAA Regionals
- May 03, 2017

The Lady Raiders welcome Southern California, Denver and Quinnipiac for the two-day tournament that will take place May 12-13. Obviously, they have the taste of coming up just a little bit short previous year in the NCAA Tournament, and even more recently with a tough loss in the Big 12 finals. (more...)
Trump's Border Wall Is Lowest Priority in Funding Talks, Voters Say Trump's Border Wall Is Lowest Priority in Funding Talks, Voters Say
- May 03, 2017

This Tuesday, three days before the deadline, members of Congress were talking about a spending proposal without the controversial funding for the border wall . "If Republicans announce their intention to bring their harmful "TrumpCare" bill to the House Floor tomorrow or Saturday, I will oppose a one-week continuing resolution and will advise House Democrats to oppose it as well", Hoyer said in a statement. (more...)
Plastic bags act as womb for premature lambs Plastic bags act as womb for premature lambs
- May 03, 2017

Eight prematurely-born lambs where used in the study , each had received only 105-120 days in their mother's womb (the human equivalent of which would be 23-24 weeks). "These infants have an urgent need for a bridge between the mother's womb and the outside world", Dr. Alan W. Flake, a fetal surgeon and director of the Center for Fetal Research at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) said in a statement released yesterday. (more...)
No health benefits in gluten No health benefits in gluten
- May 03, 2017

They said their message is for people without coeliac disease - a common digestive condition where the small intestine becomes inflamed and unable to absorb nutrients due to an adverse reaction to gluten. Chan, an associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School in Boston. In the new study, researchers analyzed information from a long-running study of more than 110,000 USA health professionals. (more...)

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