Health


Alaska Air Group, Inc. (ALK) Took Active Place in Institutional Ownership
- January 26, 2018

Standpoint Research initiated coverage on shares of Alaska Air Group in a research note on Monday, December 18th. (NYSE:ALK) by 1.11% during the September 2017 quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. (more...)
Bangladesh pick uncapped Nayeem Hasan for first Sri Lanka Test Bangladesh pick uncapped Nayeem Hasan for first Sri Lanka Test
- January 26, 2018

Once Bangladesh was looking for big score, but collapsed from 147-2 to 170-8 with paceman Kyle Jarvis grabbing three wickets for 42 runs. Even Mushfiqur ended up falling for 26 when he was caught by Kusal Mendis at short midwicket off the bowling of Dushmantha Chameera. (more...)
Mahadayi could trigger more bandhs in Karnataka as political sparring continues Mahadayi could trigger more bandhs in Karnataka as political sparring continues
- January 26, 2018

Vatal further warned of staging a demonstration in New Delhi if the Centre was apathetic towards resolving the row. To ensure that law and order is maintained across the state, more than 15,000 police personnel have been deployed, with Chief Minister Siddaramaiah warning that no one should take the law into their own hands. (more...)
Republicans, Democrats reach deal to end United States govt shutdown Republicans, Democrats reach deal to end United States govt shutdown
- January 26, 2018

Why can't Democrats and Republicans agree? But Senate leaders have been wary of such a move in the past, as it could come back to haunt them the next time the other party holds a majority. "They want to advance their agendas", Alex Conant, a Republican strategist told the Associated Press Sunday. "I think if he finds a way to like it, they can pass it in the House". (more...)
Bandh over Mhadei disrupts life in K'taka Bandh over Mhadei disrupts life in K'taka
- January 26, 2018

Reportedly around 8000 people attended the rally organized by BJP in Mysuru. Attempts have been made by Karnataka to amicably solve the issue pending before the Mahadayi Water Disputes Tribunal through discussion have failed to bear fruit. (more...)
Curcumin Shown to Improve Memory Curcumin Shown to Improve Memory
- January 26, 2018

Results for the secondary outcome of attention - tested using the Trail Making Test Part A - showed significantly greater results for the curcumin group (ES=0.67). All 40 subjects received standardised cognitive assessments at the start of the study and at six-month intervals, and monitoring of curcumin levels in their blood at the start of the study and after 18 months. (more...)
Ky. Department of Public Health says flu activity is now an epidemic Ky. Department of Public Health says flu activity is now an epidemic
- January 26, 2018

Jonathan Ballard. The Commonwealth is in its sixth consecutive week of widespread influenza cases. The influenza virus, commonly known as the flu , has managed to blanket the entire U.S in what experts are referring to as the most far-reaching outbreak in recent memory. (more...)
Monkeys put science on 'slippery slope' towards human clones Monkeys put science on 'slippery slope' towards human clones
- January 26, 2018

Somatic cell nuclear transfer involves the placement of a genetically modified nucleus, many of which can be created with the same genetic markers, in any existing egg after removing the exiting nucleus. The monkeys are genetically identical and were cloned by scientists in Shanghai. The SCNT method only worked when nuclei were transferred from fetal cells as opposed to adult ones, as was the case with Dolly the sheep. (more...)
Cuomo order allows pharmacists to give flu shots to children Cuomo order allows pharmacists to give flu shots to children
- January 26, 2018

Ongoing communication with all New York State hospitals and nursing homes to review capacity management strategies and the actions available to expand capacity to handle patient surge. "I am directing the Department of Health to work with local providers to help protect our communities from this flu outbreak, and I urge all New Yorkers to visit local health centers and get vaccinated as soon as possible". (more...)
Maruti Q3 net up 3% as lower non-operating income subdues profitability Maruti Q3 net up 3% as lower non-operating income subdues profitability
- January 26, 2018

Net profit for the quarter under review amounted to Rs 1,799 crore, as opposed to Rs 1,747.20 crore in the consecutive period previous year, the company said in a stock exchange filing. "It symbolizes Maruti Suzuki's commitment to helping develop the entire lifecycle of EVs (electric vehicles) in India including the local manufacture of components, charging infrastructure and recycling of batteries", Maruti Suzuki said. (more...)
Gun and knife offences fuel 14% rise in crime Gun and knife offences fuel 14% rise in crime
- January 26, 2018

However, the separate Crime Survey, which is based on people's experiences, suggests crime is falling. Knife crime has increased by 21% in the 12 months to September. Knife crime is up by 21 per cent. Drug offences have fallen, as have non-domestic burglary crimes, but in every other area increases have been reported. (more...)
Just One Cigarette A Day Can Seriously Damage Your Health Just One Cigarette A Day Can Seriously Damage Your Health
- January 26, 2018

However, they found that men who smoked one cigarette per day had 46% of the excess risk of heart disease and 41% for stroke compared with those who smoked 20 cigarettes per day. Those who smoke just once every 24 hours may assume their risk of health problems is minimal. If the risk for smoking 20 cigarettes per day is 100%, the expected risk for smoking one a day is around 5%. (more...)
Patriots' Bill Belichick admits Chris Long made right decision leaving New England Patriots' Bill Belichick admits Chris Long made right decision leaving New England
- January 26, 2018

I don't want to hold anything back here. Meanwhile, for the defending Super Bowl champions, Patriots defensive tackle Malcom Brown (Texas) is the Patriots' lone former five-star recruit among their starters, while cornerback Stephon Gilmore (South Carolina), linebacker Kyle Van Noy and tight end Rob Gronkowski (Arizona) were all four-stars. (more...)
Sonos deal offers two speakers for the price of a HomePod Sonos deal offers two speakers for the price of a HomePod
- January 26, 2018

HomePod will be available in France and Germany this spring. Apple do have a handful of Smart Home device integrations, but again many on their list of compatible products are simply "announced" and not yet available. Or are you going to go bring back a HomePod to Canada from the USA? There's nothing groundbreaking here as Amazon and Google speakers already do this, too. (more...)
Padmaavat: Rahul Gandhi condemns BJP over Gurugram school bus attack Padmaavat: Rahul Gandhi condemns BJP over Gurugram school bus attack
- January 25, 2018

Speaking after a school bus was attacked in Gurugram on Wednesday, Bus conductor named Vijender said, "Protesters were pelting stones on cars and clashing with Police, we tried to navigate safely but got caught in the violence, fortunately, we were able to ensure safety of children which was our priority". (more...)
New study reveals an association between flu and heart attack New study reveals an association between flu and heart attack
- January 25, 2018

The study was based on almost 20,000 adult cases of laboratory-confirmed influenza infection in Ontario, Canada from 2009 to 2014. Researchers also looked at other illnesses, including respiratory syncytial virus (RSV, an infection of the lungs and respiratory tract) and respiratory viruses other than the flu or RSV, and found the former to increase the risk of heart attack by 3.5 times, while the latter raised the risk by 2.77 times. (more...)
Pakistan Wins Second T20, Creates A Unique Record Of Its Own Kind Pakistan Wins Second T20, Creates A Unique Record Of Its Own Kind
- January 25, 2018

Pakistan's previous best opening partnership during the six limited-over matches played on tour so far was just 14. With Babar Azam (41) standing alone, Pakistan managed 105 runs on the board. Colin Munro was trapped lbw for one then, captain Kane Williamson made a rare golden duck before Tom Bruce was run out thanks to some sharp fielding from Haris Sohail. (more...)
Report to Congress: E-cigarettes may have long-term negative health effect Report to Congress: E-cigarettes may have long-term negative health effect
- January 25, 2018

The result, published today by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine , reports that swapping e-cigarettes for the regular kind reduces some of the health risks associated with smoking. Significantly, the report finds there is enormous variability among e-cigarette products that impacts exposure to nicotine and toxic substances and therefore could impact the relative health risks and addictiveness of these products, as well as their effect on youth initiation and ... (more...)
Monday's Train Strike Has Been Cancelled! Here's What We Know So Far Monday's Train Strike Has Been Cancelled! Here's What We Know So Far
- January 25, 2018

The state government had argued the strike was timed to cause "maximise damage and inconvenience" and would have cost the economy up to $90 million. "I have decided to make an order suspending or termination the protected industrial action", the statement read. (more...)
Camels Have Been Disqualified From A Beauty Contest For Use Of Botox Camels Have Been Disqualified From A Beauty Contest For Use Of Botox
- January 25, 2018

The disqualification of 12 quadruped contestants from a pageant at the hugely popular camel conclave as they had been administered Botox to enhance their pouts was, thus, inevitable. "The camel is a symbol of Saudi Arabia ", the show's chief judge, Fawzan al-Madi, told Reuters. So, Saudis should have seen the imminent sandstorm when he was named as head of the Camel Club and ordered the month-long King Abdulaziz Camel Festival to be shifted from the desert to the outskirts of Riyadh . (more...)

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