Medicine


Oregon Ducks don't let Michigan Wolverines' feel-good story continue Oregon Ducks don't let Michigan Wolverines' feel-good story continue
- March 26, 2017

After trading buckets, Irvin's baseline jumper put U-M 66-66, then Walton Jr ., rolled home another home a bucket to put MI up 68-65, with 2:02 to go. MI got hot late in the regular season, and that carried over to its remarkable run through the Big Ten tournament after its plane accident. The conference owned two of the worst nonconference losses in the country - in losing at home to IPFW and Ohio State losing at home to Florida Atlantic. (more...)
Sensex ends 164 points higher; Nifty settles at 9086 Sensex ends 164 points higher; Nifty settles at 9086
- March 26, 2017

The NSE Nifty plunged by 80.40 points, or 0.88 per cent, at 9,041.10 points. The BSE market breadth was largely bearish - with 1,872 declines and 937 advances. economic policies pushed the domestic investors to book profits. Any fall in the market now provides an opportunity to enter", said Rajat Rajgarhia, managing director, institutional equities, Motilal Oswal Securities. (more...)
Derailed Amtrak train suspends Penn Station service Derailed Amtrak train suspends Penn Station service
- March 25, 2017

Amtrak said in a statement that all 248 passengers were evacuated safely from the train. On Twitter, Mayor Bill de Blasio said, "Thankfully we're hearing there were no serious injuries at Penn Station after derailment of an Amtrak train ". (more...)
Salisbury man who fired into pizza restaurant pleads guilty Salisbury man who fired into pizza restaurant pleads guilty
- March 25, 2017

Edgar Maddison Welch, a 28-year-old resident of North Carolina, admitted to plotting a violent confrontation in D.C. after personally investigating the online hoax that connected Hillary Clinton to an fictitious child-sex-trafficking ring, according to the Washington Post . (more...)
Belgians thwart auto attack day after terror strikes London Belgians thwart auto attack day after terror strikes London
- March 25, 2017

The suspect was Mohamed R. of French nationality, born on May 8, 1977 and living in France . "The suspect, a man of north African origin, was immediately arrested". Police in Antwerp managed to thwart a auto ramming attack at 11:00 AM (local time). The driver sped off after Belgian soldiers, who have been deployed around the country to assist the counter-terrorism fight, tried to stop the vehicle. (more...)
Virat Kohli Should Play Even If He Is 50% Fit: Sunil Gavaskar Virat Kohli Should Play Even If He Is 50% Fit: Sunil Gavaskar
- March 25, 2017

Mumbai youngster Shreyas Iyer was on Thursday drafted in as a cover to the Delhi batsman. Kohli is yet to fire a shot with the bat in the series, but the tourists remain rightly wary about his potential to produce a match-winning innings in the fourth Test. (more...)
Fed's Evans: Two Further Rate Hikes Realistic During 2017 Fed's Evans: Two Further Rate Hikes Realistic During 2017
- March 24, 2017

Keeping interest rates low while inflation spikes, presumably with output and wages also rising above potential, would "make up" for the accumulated effects of the long downturn in growth and inflation in the past decade. A new research paper from economists at the Fed's Washington-based Board of Governors suggests that policymakers should allow prices to rise by around 3.0 percent annually during periods of high economic growth, so that the long-run average annual target of 2.0 percent ... (more...)
Avian Flu Reported in Kentucky Avian Flu Reported in Kentucky
- March 24, 2017

Stout and his staff have extensive experience and expertise in animal disease control and eradication", said Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles. Don't borrow from your neighbor - Avoid sharing tools and equipment with neighbors. Though there have not been any U.S. cases of the strain of avian flu that has killed more than 140 people in China this year, the U.S. (more...)
San Francisco Woman Succumbs To Herbal Tea Poisoning San Francisco Woman Succumbs To Herbal Tea Poisoning
- March 24, 2017

The woman, whose identity has been withheld, reportedly became ill within an hour of drinking the tea in February, said Rachael Kagan, a spokesperson for the San Francisco Department of Public Health . Its flowers are toxic and while they become safe when processed, incidents of food poisoning linked to aconite continue to occur. Raw aconite, however, is extremely toxic when consumed, according to a study in the journal Clinical Toxicology. (more...)
Tennessee Senate passes bill to punish protesters who block streets Tennessee Senate passes bill to punish protesters who block streets
- March 24, 2017

Sen. Mark Stoops, D-Bloomington, proposed two amendments Wednesday that would have required students to take a world religions course and mandate that private schools that receive public funds through voucher programs abide by bill's requirements. (more...)
Proos Resolution Calls For Approval Of Keystone Pipeline Proos Resolution Calls For Approval Of Keystone Pipeline
- March 24, 2017

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had recused himself from the approval process because of his former ties as chief executive for Exxon Mobil. Then, the White House would formally announce final approval, said the officials, who weren't authorized to comment publicly on the matter and demanded anonymity. (more...)
Maharashtra: As doctors' strike enters 4th day, patients suffer the most Maharashtra: As doctors' strike enters 4th day, patients suffer the most
- March 24, 2017

Protesting doctors from Sion Hospital and KEM Hospital alleged that they were asked to vacate their hostels and the hospital premises late on Wednesday. Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday said if a doctor is attacked on duty, he will be given medical aid borne by the government. (more...)
Trump's personal communications captured by intelligence surveillance, House chair says
- March 23, 2017

Devin Nunes-who was himself an executive member of Trump's transition team during the period in question-says he was tipped off that the US counterintelligence investigation had resulted in "incidental" collection of conversations of Trump staffers during the transition, possibly including Trump himself . (more...)
Sears Says Turnaround Effort May Be in Doubt Sears Says Turnaround Effort May Be in Doubt
- March 23, 2017

In the wake of that statement, the price of Sears stock dipped 13.69% to $7.85 a share. But with a $2.2 Billion loss over the past year, the hope of those stores staying open hinges on a major restructuring program. Landlords are now looking at splitting up Target locations for multiple retailers, rather than replacing Target with just one merchant, although chopping up the space for multiple players can be costlier, said consultant Mr. (more...)
EpiPen recalled due to safety concerns EpiPen recalled due to safety concerns
- March 23, 2017

Four batches of life-saving EpiPens have been recalled. "If this happens, it could result in a worsening of the potentially life-threatening symptoms of anaphylaxis", it said. We also have a number of readers outside of the USA, so we're posting this news as a service to any of them who may have some EpiPens waiting to (hopefully never) be used. (more...)
Deep South freeze impacting fruit production Deep South freeze impacting fruit production
- March 22, 2017

It took a lot of praying, because there's a million things that can go wrong, and God truly did look out for us, because those things did not go wrong. "A loss of this nature is heartbreaking to say the least", Carr noted. Overall, there could be other economic impacts due to the crop damage, the state Department of Agriculture noted, as the farm operations support more than 1,500 jobs statewide. (more...)
DHS List Targets Police Agencies Not Helping Feds DHS List Targets Police Agencies Not Helping Feds
- March 22, 2017

According to the federal report , the agency requested that 12 people in Montgomery County, Iowa, be detained that week. The list doesn't distinguish between those cases and detainer requests. That makes Clark County a "non-cooperative jurisdiction", according to the report, which also noted the Washoe County sheriff enacted the same policy in 2014. (more...)
Duterte backtracks on gay marriage in Philippines Duterte backtracks on gay marriage in Philippines
- March 22, 2017

In a statement, Communications Secretary Martin M. Andanar said Mr. Duterte's meeting with Ms. Suu Kyi also touched on topics such as agricultural education and technological expertise exchange; expanded trade; educational exchange; and the possibility of Myanmar buying pineapple fiber from the Philippines. (more...)
Turtle that swallowed 1000 coins dies Turtle that swallowed 1000 coins dies
- March 22, 2017

The weight of the money inside her had cracked her underside shell and threatened a fatal infection. Vet Nantarika Chansue removed the coins two weeks ago in an operation lasting hours, but a check-up on Saturday revealed problems with the turtle's intestines and doctors performed a second operation. (more...)
New 'gene silencer' cholesterol drug can 'switch off' heart disease New 'gene silencer' cholesterol drug can 'switch off' heart disease
- March 21, 2017

For the study, the team looked at the protective effect of evolocumab on 27,564 patients, aged 40-85 from 49 countries, with a history of atherosclerotic vascular disease, who were already taking statins to reduce their cholesterol. The study will now follow up patients for a further four months (one year total follow up). Half of these patients were given optimal quantity of statins along with Repatha , and the other half were given a placebo. (more...)
Fears George Osborne will use Evening Standard editor role to attack Brexit Fears George Osborne will use Evening Standard editor role to attack Brexit
- March 20, 2017

It has now emerged that Mr Osborne may have broken post-ministerial rules in taking the position. Evgeny Lebedev, owner of the newspaper, tweeted: "I am proud to have an editor of such substance, who reinforces the Standard's standing and influence in London and whose political viewpoint - socially liberal and economically pragmatic - closely matches that of many of our readers". (more...)
Gennady Golovkin vs. Daniel Jacobs Gennady Golovkin vs. Daniel Jacobs
- March 20, 2017

Gennady "GGG" Golovkin entered his middleweight title defense against Daniel Jacobs as the boogieman of boxing. In the toughest fight of his stellar career, Golovkin often was stymied by Jacobs changing to a left-handed style. Jacobs didn't win the fight, though. Golovkin says he brings a healthy admiration for Jacobs and what he has been through heading into Saturday night's HBO pay-per-view fight. (more...)
Northwestern exits March, but it's geared to create more memories soon Northwestern exits March, but it's geared to create more memories soon
- March 20, 2017

The Gonzaga play obviously was goaltending - technically basket interference, as a player is not allowed to "reach through the basket from below and touch the ball before it enters the cylinder". "A guy puts his hand through the rim". He said this about an hour after, early in the second half, the former National Basketball Association player and coach and U.S. (more...)
Wagner's big game sends MI past Louisville in NCAAs Wagner's big game sends MI past Louisville in NCAAs
- March 20, 2017

Norbertas Giga scored 30 points for 15th-seeded Jacksonville State (20-15), which was one of a record five teams making their first tourney appearance. The Michigan Wolverines have experienced the highest of highs and the lowest of lows in the past couple weeks. Though a late first-half run let Louisville run out to an 8-point lead, MI stormed back in the second half. (more...)
Statewide texting while driving ban gets final vote in House Statewide texting while driving ban gets final vote in House
- March 19, 2017

Eddie Lucio Jr . from Brownsville voting in favor of the bill. If it does pass the Senate, the bill will go back to the House for a vote again because the Senate made an amendment to the version the House passed. John Crane, R-Avon. "As I understand, the original pilot was to go to 12 years with a first five-year reporting, five-year pilot. I hope you consider the young people and how you affect their dreams", Austin resident Michael Garcia, testifying against the so-called "sanctuary ... (more...)