Health


H&M to shut stores after 'unexpected' dip in sales H&M to shut stores after 'unexpected' dip in sales
- December 16, 2017

In local currencies, sales decreased by 2%. The Swedish group said sales in the September-November period were far below its own expectations. Jasper Lawler, head of research at the financial services company, London Capital Group, said "the retail apocalypse" has reached H&M, which is "several steps behind competitors in their online offering". (more...)
Sunny Leone Gets Thumbs Down From K'taka Govt Sunny Leone Gets Thumbs Down From K'taka Govt
- December 16, 2017

Though, the Karnataka Rakshana Vedike Yuva Sene protesting against the actress looks like Ragini MMS 2 star will not be able to perform in one of her favorite cities. Jayadev Prasad, the secretary of the group said, "We don't have any objections if she (Sunny) attends the programme with a saree as per Indian culture". (more...)
Matt Lauer's Accuser Is 'Terrified' She'll Be Identified, Lawyer Says Matt Lauer's Accuser Is 'Terrified' She'll Be Identified, Lawyer Says
- December 16, 2017

He was clearly trying to guide the conversation. "When we left, he told me: " You leave first, and I'll leave after.' In no lunch I'd ever had at 'Today " had anyone suggested we leave separately, as if something was up". "I'll see you later.' He had no interest in making sure I was cool". But in 2008, she said she learned that the " Today Show" had rejected Maria Menounos' idea about doing a story about her, how she was a former " Today Show" staffer going off on her second ... (more...)
Laura J. Schumacher Sells 145510 Shares of AbbVie Inc (ABBV) Stock
- December 16, 2017

Ranger Invest Management LP owns 0% invested in AbbVie Inc . The stock decreased 0.83% or $0.81 during the last trading session, reaching $96.54. 11,189,152 shares of the company's stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 4,760,000. (more...)
CBD carries no addiction risks, World Health Organization confirms CBD carries no addiction risks, World Health Organization confirms
- December 16, 2017

CBD, for now, should not be subject to global drug scheduling, a World Health Organization committee determined in an initial review of the cannabis compound. An ingredient in cannabis called cannabidiol or CBD has shown promise in a clinical trial as a potential new treatment for psychosis, scientists said on Friday. (more...)
Court denies appeal of woman sentenced to 30 years for stillbirth Court denies appeal of woman sentenced to 30 years for stillbirth
- December 16, 2017

However, the rights group noted that the judges set to review Vasquez's case are the same judges who handed down her original conviction. An El Salvador court has rejected the appeal of a woman sentenced to 30 years in prison over what she says was a stillbirth . (more...)
Man passes out on subway tracks Man passes out on subway tracks
- December 16, 2017

The video shows subway commuters trying to rescue an unidentified man in his 50s who was fast asleep as the Q train was approached, reported the Daily Mail. "Thank God the train has stopped", added Vincente. Within a few seconds, the Q train that Vicente and others had tried so desperately to stop arrives at the platform - and in true NY fashion, the straphangers all get on and head their destination. (more...)
Dimensional Fund Advisors LP Buys 28679 Shares of Celgene Co. (CELG)
- December 16, 2017

Chegg, Inc. (NYSE:CHGG) has risen 163.16% since December 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.36% the S&P500. 18,506 shares were sold by MARIO ERNEST, worth $2.42M on Thursday, August 10. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with " Buy " on Thursday, July 13. As per Friday, February 5, the company rating was initiated by Leerink Swann. (more...)
Surgeon in United Kingdom pleads guilty to branding his initials on patients' livers Surgeon in United Kingdom pleads guilty to branding his initials on patients' livers
- December 16, 2017

He marked his initials using an argon beam coagulator, which uses a beam of electricity to seal bleeding blood vessels. "It was an intentional application of unlawful force to a patient whilst anesthetised", he said. In the case of one of Bramhall's victims, however, the patient's liver was already damaged and failed to heal properly. Bramhall was suspended from the hospital in December 2013 - only to be reinstated in April 2014 pending an internal investigation. (more...)
Can a cup of hot tea every day keep glaucoma away? Can a cup of hot tea every day keep glaucoma away?
- December 16, 2017

They noticed that people who drank hot tea on a daily basis were 74% less likely to develop glaucoma than those who did not drink tea . As it turns out, tea drinkers are at a significantly lower risk of glaucoma . As a part of their assessment, the participants were quizzed on their drinking habits, including how much coffee, hot tea , decaffeinated tea , soft drinks, and iced tea they had drunk over the past year, and how often. (more...)
More Teens Vaping as Smoking Declines; Pot Use Holds Steady More Teens Vaping as Smoking Declines; Pot Use Holds Steady
- December 15, 2017

The survey found that 2 percent of seniors, 1.5 percent of sophomores and 0.7 percent of eighth-graders abused the combination hydrocodone-acetaminophen drug in the previous year. Some experts have been expecting it to rise as states loosened marijuana laws, more adults used it and fewer kids considered marijuana harmful. "We are especially concerned because the survey shows that some of the teens using these devices are first-time nicotine users", Nora D Volkow, MD, director of NIDA, said. (more...)
OR star RB Royce Freeman to miss bowl game vs OR star RB Royce Freeman to miss bowl game vs
- December 15, 2017

The Ducks rose back from a down 2016 season thanks to Willie Taggart's fresh direction, and showed promise moving forward to 2018. Spread: The Ducks just lost head coach Willie Taggart as he made a decision to take the Florida State job. (more...)
France gives 'Make our Planet Great Again' grants to U.S. scientists France gives 'Make our Planet Great Again' grants to U.S. scientists
- December 15, 2017

Bloomberg, who was in Paris for a climate summit, has been an outspoken advocate for efforts to fight climate change , helping to launch an organization earlier this year aimed at fulfilling the USA commitment under the Paris agreement . (more...)
First ectopia cordis baby survives surgery First ectopia cordis baby survives surgery
- December 15, 2017

Doctors thought that it was nearly impossible for the baby to survive , but her parents decided that Vanellope Hope at least needed a chance. An ultrasound a few weeks later had shown that while her stomach had moved back to the right position, the heart had not and continued to grow outside her body. (more...)
Four French Children Killed After Train Mows Into School Bus Four French Children Killed After Train Mows Into School Bus
- December 15, 2017

A regional train is said to have crashed into the rear of the school bus, which was carrying children aged between 13 and 17. The train was traveling at around 50 miles per hour when it collided with the bus, according to an official. The accident is the third involving several fatalities on French railways in the past four years. French President Emmanuel Macron tweeted: "All my thoughts go to the victims of this bad accident and their families". (more...)
Bird count month is here Bird count month is here
- December 15, 2017

With the oddly high number of rarities like Summer Tanager and White-eyed Vireo around right now, who knows what counters will turn up in their annual scouring of the seldom birded corners of the region? More than 100 years ago, it was a Christmas tradition in some parts of North America to go outside and shoot as many birds as possible. (more...)
Gasp! 'Man flu' may be a real thing Gasp! 'Man flu' may be a real thing
- December 15, 2017

Interestingly enough, Sue found out that men indeed experience worse cold symptoms than women. "The concept of man flu , as commonly defined, is potentially unjust". Their quest for dominance meant that they frequently died fighting for the chance to reproduce; women, on the other hand, needed to endure to nurture the resulting offspring. (more...)
McCarthy: Rodgers is prepping for match-up against Carolina McCarthy: Rodgers is prepping for match-up against Carolina
- December 15, 2017

It had been an on-schedule recovery for Rodgers following his October 19 surgery in California, where he had screws and plates inserted into his right clavicle. "It is now in the evaluation stage", McCarthy said late Monday afternoon. It's going to be a playoff atmosphere, and that's what we have to get ready for. (more...)
United Nations report warns of the mounting volume of electronic waste United Nations report warns of the mounting volume of electronic waste
- December 15, 2017

Fast increasing global electronic waste (e-waste) is posing a significant and growing risk to the environment and human health, while their low recycling rates can have a negative economic impact too, according to a report released on Wednesday by United Nations agencies. (more...)
India's WPI Inflation at 3.93% in November India's WPI Inflation at 3.93% in November
- December 15, 2017

The index for "Mineral Oils" group rose by 2.9 per cent to 84.6 (provisional) from 82.2 (provisional) for the previous month due to higher price of LPG (12 per cent), naphtha (7 per cent), bitumen and furnace oil (3 per cent each), ATF, HSD and petroleum coke (two per cent each) and petrol (one per cent). (more...)

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