Health


3 injured in first bull run in Pamplona, Spain 3 injured in first bull run in Pamplona, Spain
- July 08, 2017

A 46-year-old from Spain was also seriously injured after being gored in the back of his thigh, which resulted in a head injury as he fell. Dozens of people are injured each year in the runs, a lot of them in falls. The Spanish festival usually attracts about 2,000 attendees who run through the streets with the bulls. They completed the 850m course on the cobbled streets in just under three minutes - a speed considered average for the run. (more...)
Painkiller maker stops sales at FDA request because of abuse Painkiller maker stops sales at FDA request because of abuse
- July 08, 2017

To the contrary, Endo remains confident in the clinical research and other data demonstrating OPANA® ER's safety and efficacy, as well as its favorable risk-benefit profile when used as intended in appropriate patients. The company said it will take a pre-tax charge of about $20 million to write off the drug's remaining value. "Nevertheless, after careful consideration and consultation with FDA following (its) June 2017 withdrawal request , the company has made a decision to voluntarily ... (more...)
Aspiring air hostess dies a day after being stabbed Aspiring air hostess dies a day after being stabbed
- July 08, 2017

Her family, however, blamed the police for inaction, saying the incident could have been prevented had the police taken timely action on her earlier ha-rassment compliant aga-inst the accused. "However, after a while, she stopped communicating with him". On Wednesday, he, with intentions of committing the act, initially approached her for a communication. (more...)
Red Cross blood shortage calls for donations Red Cross blood shortage calls for donations
- July 08, 2017

Blood requirements for patients meeting with accidents or those who are being treated for cancers and blood diseases do not vary over the year or over seasons he explained. One of the reasons people admit to never giving blood is their fear of needles - a fear that many Red Cross donors have overcome. Blood is needed by someone in the United States every 2 seconds. (more...)
Georgia Health Commissioner Named New CDC Director Georgia Health Commissioner Named New CDC Director
- July 07, 2017

Fitzgerald, who ran twice for Congress in Georgia as a Republican without success, has served as chief of Georgia's public health agency for the past six years. "We thank Dr. Schuchat and her team for their dedication in our public health efforts to keep Americans safe and for their work to ensure a seamless transition". (more...)
First positive test for West Nile virus in Toronto First positive test for West Nile virus in Toronto
- July 07, 2017

West Nile Virus has turned up in Champaign County - about a month earlier than the area has seen it in recent years. There were 13 cases of West Nile reported in Utah previous year, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, with one case resulting in death. (more...)
VIRAL: Woman takes painfully amusing selfie while sister gives birth VIRAL: Woman takes painfully amusing selfie while sister gives birth
- July 07, 2017

She spied her picture opportunity while her sister was screaming in bed behind her - taking a selfie during the sensitive moment. A mum-of-five herself, Kat just couldn't resist the urge to snap the pic, but it's something that both sisters will cherish for the rest of their lives. (more...)
Warning Issued Over Super Strain Of Untreatable Gonorrhoea Fuelled By Oral Sex Warning Issued Over Super Strain Of Untreatable Gonorrhoea Fuelled By Oral Sex
- July 07, 2017

The infection is caused by a bacteria and spread through unprotected sex, including oral sex. The WHO said that even in countries like France, Japan and Spain, they came across patients who could not be treated. In the USA, the CDC recommends a two-drug regimen - ceftriaxone and azithromycin - for treating gonorrhea. Resistance to the next level antibiotic, ciprofloxacin, developed in the mid-2000s. (more...)
CDC: Opioid prescriptions declining, but remain too high CDC: Opioid prescriptions declining, but remain too high
- July 07, 2017

The amount of opioids prescribed hit its peak in 2010 and fell by 18 percent by 2015. It found that the top prescribing counties had almost six times the number of prescriptions as those with the lowest rates of prescriptions . States confronting major drug problems have resisted federal proposals to roll back Obamacare's expansion of Medicaid, which is helping to fund treatment for many people. (more...)
Federer, Djokovic enter third round at Wimbledon Federer, Djokovic enter third round at Wimbledon
- July 07, 2017

Novak Djokovic , the second seed and defending champion, made short work of his second-round opponent, Adam Pavlasek . Federer won the Australian Open this year but skipped the French Open. It proved a pivotal moment because Monfils went on to pocket the tiebreak easily as Edmund buckled under the strain. The errors continue to mount from the 22-year-old's serve as the former world number one gained the crucial double break, breaking for a 4-1 lead, which was unassailable. (more...)
Robert W. Baird Reaffirms Robert W. Baird Reaffirms "Outperform" Rating for BeiGene, Ltd. (BGNE)
- July 06, 2017

First Trust Advisors LP owned about 0.13% of Beigene worth $1,751,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other research analysts have also issued research reports about the company. Equity analyst Goldman Sachs released its first research report on the stock giving it an initial rating of "Buy" and projecting a price target of $33.00. (more...)
Ahsoka Has Droid Problems in Star Wars: Forces of Destiny Episode 4 Ahsoka Has Droid Problems in Star Wars: Forces of Destiny Episode 4
- July 06, 2017

Starring Daisy Ridley , the short-titled "Sands Of Jakku"-takes place shortly after Rey meets BB-8 in The Force Awakens , and it could fit so easily into that movie's story that it might as well be a canonical deleted scene". The series explores the stories that helped shape female characters like Leia, Rey, Jyn Erso , Sabine Wren , Padmè Amidala, Ahsoka Tano . Developed by Lucasfilm Animation, Star Wars Forces of Destiny will remain true to the Star Wars canon, showing how ... (more...)
Clif protein bars recalled over nut allergy concerns; sold at Wegmans, Walmart Clif protein bars recalled over nut allergy concerns; sold at Wegmans, Walmart
- July 06, 2017

CLIF Bar & Co.is recalling three flavors of granola bars - two marketed as children's products - because of undeclared nuts and consumer complaints about allergic reactions. The nuts could be unsafe for those with peanut allergies. No illnesses have been reported as a result of the recall. "We apologize for this inconvenience", Cliff Bar said in a statement. (more...)
John Morgan Sued the Florida Legislature for Smokable Marijuana John Morgan Sued the Florida Legislature for Smokable Marijuana
- July 06, 2017

Kevin Sabet, president of the group, in a statement. It also provided funding for the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa to conduct research into the uses and effectiveness of medical marijuana. If the court agrees and invalidates the law implementing the bill, the task of writing the rules for implementing the new amendment will fall to the Florida Department of Health. (more...)
Gordon Hayward Agrees to $128M Max Contract with Boston Celtics Gordon Hayward Agrees to $128M Max Contract with Boston Celtics
- July 06, 2017

Otto Porter? Rudy Gay? Joining a team already containing All-Star point guard Isaiah Thomas and veteran big man Al Horford , Hayward looks to get Boston past the Cavaliers and into the NBA Finals. But does this close the gap with LeBron? "I'll let you guys describe that". Crowder had been publicly critical of the Celtics pursuit of Hayward during the 2016-'17 season, in part, perhaps, because he'd be the player most impacted by Hayward's arrival. (more...)
Ariana Grande's brother gets emotional discussing Manchester attack - but is labelled 'fake' Ariana Grande's brother gets emotional discussing Manchester attack - but is labelled 'fake'
- July 06, 2017

Saffie was the second victim of the attack to be publicly identified. Saffie attended the show with her mother, Lisa, and 26-year-old sister Ashlee Bromwich. On what would have been his daughter's ninth birthday, Andrew Roussos told the BBC his family had "lost everything" when Saffie was killed. "That is something that we will always do", he said. (more...)
Smelling your food makes you fat Smelling your food makes you fat
- July 06, 2017

The team also found that mice with a boosted sense of smell - super-smellers - got even fatter on a high-fat diet than did mice with normal smell. The findings suggest that the odor of what we eat may play an important role in how the body deals with calories. (more...)
'Munna Michael' song: Nawazuddin Siddiqui puts his dancing shoes on for 'Swag 'Munna Michael' song: Nawazuddin Siddiqui puts his dancing shoes on for 'Swag
- July 06, 2017

The song shows Nawazuddin Siddiqui trying to match steps with Tiger Shroff . The makers of Munna Michael have released a new song titled " Swag ". The film is directed by Sabbir Khan and is slated to release on July 21, 2017. The story of the film is about a slum kid who idolizes Michael Jackson and, a criminal who loves to dance! The talented actor, who has nailed every character he has esssayed on-screen will be seen in a completely different avatar in Munna Michael . (more...)
Was Jay-Z's USD20m gift to Kanye West a business deal? Was Jay-Z's USD20m gift to Kanye West a business deal?
- July 06, 2017

According to sources close to TMZ , the eight-figure payout was a part of the Chicago rapper's deal with Live Nation. Tidal didn't respond to Business Insider's request for comment. At the time, he claimed total loyalty to Tidal: "My album will never never never be on Apple", he wrote. "You can only get it on Tidal". "Given all of the negativity surrounding Tidal from accusations of inflated subscriber numbers, a turnstile of CEOs, and recent dismay with "4:44's" release strategy - even ... (more...)
Disrupted sleep may predict Alzheimer's risk Disrupted sleep may predict Alzheimer's risk
- July 06, 2017

According to them, they did not find any link between biological markers for Alzheimer's disease and obstructive sleep apnoea. It's always been known that people with Alzheimer's suffer sleep issues. Researchers studied 101 cognitively normal people, average age 63, who completed well-validated sleep questionnaires. 'It is estimated that delaying Alzheimer's disease onset by a mere five years would reduce Alzheimer's disease cases by 5.7 million and save $367 billion [£284 billion] in ... (more...)

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