Medicine


First Digital Pill Approved by FDA Includes Medication Sensor First Digital Pill Approved by FDA Includes Medication Sensor
- November 15, 2017

Psychiatric Products Division director for the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research at the FDA. Applying technology directly into the medicines themselves is a more cutting-edge approach, but one that is clearly gaining traction, as evidenced by the FDA's approval of Abilify MyCite ( aripiprazole tablets with sensor). (more...)
Almost half of Americans have high blood pressure, new guidelines say Almost half of Americans have high blood pressure, new guidelines say
- November 15, 2017

Previously, 140/90 or more was considered high blood pressure, but now it's 130/80. "I think the goal of the new guidelines is to get blood pressure on the radar for those at-risk patients, to make the diagnosis, to get them to do some lifestyle changes". (more...)
Does sex trigger heart attacks? Does sex trigger heart attacks?
- November 14, 2017

The majority of cases were men with a previous history of cardiovascular disease. Research led by Dr. Sumeet Chugh, associate director of the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute in Los Angeles, showed that after reviewing more than 300,000 cardiac deaths each year in the USA, less than 1 percent were linked with having sex. (more...)
Disneyland shuts down cooling towers over Legionnaires' cases Disneyland shuts down cooling towers over Legionnaires' cases
- November 13, 2017

Case ages range from 52-94. Legionnaires' disease is a bacterial lung infection caused by exposure to contaminated water or mist. People who develop symptoms may experience fever, cough, chills, shortness of breath, headaches, muscle aches and diarrhea. (more...)
Delhi government calls off odd-even scheme Delhi government calls off odd-even scheme
- November 12, 2017

The National Green Tribunal on Saturday gave its approval for implementing the Odd-Even scheme in Delhi from November 13 to November 17 , but with conditions applied. The tribunal also issued notices to the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) and the National Buildings Construction Corporation (NBCC) to show cause as to why construction was still going on. (more...)
Outdated technology makes flu vaccine only 20 percent effective
- November 08, 2017

Because flu viruses mutate rapidly, researchers have found it hard to develop a flu vaccine with long-term protection. "The flu vaccine is the first line of defence against getting the flu each year", the email said. They only know at the end of the season if their vaccine was a good match. They adopt genetic changes that help them grow in the egg environment. "During the 2014-2015 influenza season, clade 3C.2a H3N2 viruses possessing a new predicted glycosylation site in antigenic site ... (more...)
This Company Gives Nonsmoker Employees Extra Time Off This Company Gives Nonsmoker Employees Extra Time Off
- November 04, 2017

The company says the idea came from an employee who complained that colleagues who smoked often worked less because of the cigarette breaks they took throughout the day. Original efforts by the country's health ministry to ban indoor smoking in restaurants were scaled back after lobbyists pressured politicians. The rate in the U.S.is 19.5 percent. (more...)
NFL's Houston Texans Kneel After Owner's Remark NFL's Houston Texans Kneel After Owner's Remark
- October 30, 2017

The majority of the Houston Texans players staged a mass protest during the national anthem prior to their game on Sunday against team owner Bob McNair's after he described players as "inmates". Several players publicly came out against the owner's comments , including veteran Duane Brown . McNair faced considerable backlash after making the comment, for which he apologized . (more...)
Puerto Rico Governor calls for cancellation of Whitefish Energy power restoration deal Puerto Rico Governor calls for cancellation of Whitefish Energy power restoration deal
- October 30, 2017

A general foreman costs $336 an hour and a lineman, $319. "I have given instructions to immediately coordinate with the states of Florida and NY", to bring in power crews to help restore electricity to the island", the Governor added. On Friday, FEMA said it was "not involved" and any language that says it was "is inaccurate". Ken Luce, a spokesman for Whitefish, told MSNBC's Stephanie Ruhle that the company has 325 contractors on the ground, while "the Army Corps and others and their ... (more...)
Video of nurse singing to dying cancer patient goes viral Video of nurse singing to dying cancer patient goes viral
- October 28, 2017

She said she hopes the video inspires others. "I am so humbled and honoured to be a Nurse". "My thoughts and prayers are forever with this unbelievable family". "I'll bet it's so nice up in heaven since you arrived". Another nurse could be heard in the background telling Smith also not to cry. Neufelder told Fox17 that she hoped the millions of people who watched the videos learned this : "There's always hope, there's always someone". (more...)
"Arsenic in 80% of infant formula", finds study by Clean Label Project
- October 28, 2017

Since it was about the foods fed to the most vulnerable population in the United States, families across the country were concerned. The group of researchers examined the highest selling baby formulas, snacks, and liquids available on the market using Nielsen Data . (more...)
Sensex, Nifty End Modestly Higher On Earnings Optimism Sensex, Nifty End Modestly Higher On Earnings Optimism
- October 25, 2017

Mumbai: The BSE Sensex staged a strong comeback to end higher by almost 117 points, reversing its three-session losing run on gains in telecom, energy, realty, oil & gas and IT stocks amid firm global cues. Similarly, the wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) provisionally closed on a positive note. On the currency front, the rupee remained flat. (more...)
The collision of 2 neutron stars gives space scientists a major breakthrough The collision of 2 neutron stars gives space scientists a major breakthrough
- October 17, 2017

Their internal structure is not completely understood. Three LIGO pioneers, Barry Barish, Kip Thorne and Rainer Weiss, were awarded the Nobel Physics Prize this month for the observation of gravitational waves, without which the latest discovery would not have been possible. (more...)
Series decider abandoned in Hyderabad Series decider abandoned in Hyderabad
- October 14, 2017

In the second match played a Guwahati, the visitors bounced back and thrashed the Indians by 8 wickets. On what has been a morale-breaking tour for Australia , the team failed to consolidate after being in strong positions in numerous exchanges in the ODIs. (more...)
Trump Suggests Challenge to NBC's 'License,' Calls Media's Free Rein 'Disgusting' Trump Suggests Challenge to NBC's 'License,' Calls Media's Free Rein 'Disgusting'
- October 12, 2017

On Oct. 7, Trump tweeted: " More and more people are suggesting that Republicans (and me) should be given Equal Time on T.V. when you look at the one-sided coverage?" The NBC report stated that some of Trump's key advisers were also in the room during the Pentagon meeting, including the Joint Chiefs of Staff and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson . (more...)
It's October! It's National Breast Cancer Awareness Month It's October! It's National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
- October 10, 2017

Research from Cleveland Clinic in the U.S. took the first step towards understanding the composition of the bacteria in breast cancer by uncovering distinct microbial differences in healthy and cancerous breast tissue. In addition, they examine rinse and oral urine to determine the composition of bacteria in distant places in the body. He adds it's a 98 percent cure rate for stage one breast cancer . (more...)
Wearing 'Nasty' shirt, San Juan mayor rips Trump's hurricane response Wearing 'Nasty' shirt, San Juan mayor rips Trump's hurricane response
- October 08, 2017

We're going to have to wipe that out . There have been a lot of comments lately that paint Puerto Rico's post-hurricane devastation and President Donald Trump's response as "his Katrina". Only 47 percent of the island's water customers have access to potable water, and 95 percent of Puerto Rico is still without power, according to the office of the governor. (more...)
Notre Dame's Mike Brey shows support for coach bashed by LaVar Ball Notre Dame's Mike Brey shows support for coach bashed by LaVar Ball
- October 04, 2017

I am disappointed it couldn't have worked better for LaMelo and the players. LaVar's latest decision, to lift LaMelo from the high school where he has starred, is shocking in that it's rare and counter-intuitive but also predictable in that LaVar's chief goal for his sons seems to be National Basketball Association stardom, and you don't need to know trigonometry or European history to make an All-Star Game. (more...)
LaMelo Ball to skip last two years of high school basketball LaMelo Ball to skip last two years of high school basketball
- October 04, 2017

Will he then get housed when he plays real games? "( LaMelo)'s on track for UCLA, but he doesn't have to be dealing with those knuckleheads. Now, the high school is set to lose a lot of followers and publicity due to LaMelo's departure. USC's Tony Bland has hired a high-profile NY attorney to represent him against the federal charges that resulted in his arrest last week. "So they can't stop me by saying, 'OK, he's not going to the NCAA.' Who cares?" LaVar went on to claim that ... (more...)
Utahns prepare for arrival of flu season Utahns prepare for arrival of flu season
- September 30, 2017

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services this morning announced its guidelines for this year's flu season, with focus this year placed on increasing the number of people vaccinated after statistics suggest little increase in those opting for the vaccine. (more...)
Thai court sentences ex-PM to 5 years in jail Thai court sentences ex-PM to 5 years in jail
- September 28, 2017

Yingluck was not present in the court, and is believed to have fled the country in August. The verdict was due on August 25 but was postponed after the former premier failed to show for her court date and was later found to have escaped overseas. (more...)
Kumar Sangakkara's Tweet To Hardik Pandya Is 'Very Special' Kumar Sangakkara's Tweet To Hardik Pandya Is 'Very Special'
- September 27, 2017

India has jumped to the top of the ODI rankings, for now, overtaking Australia and South Africa, but can still slip to the number-two spot if the visitors win the next two games. 10 lakh in the auction a few weeks later. Kohli tweeted a video soon after the win, calling Pandya "the man of the moment" who had proved his credentials when he was promoted to bat at No. (more...)
Kane double helps Spurs edge West Ham in fiery derby Kane double helps Spurs edge West Ham in fiery derby
- September 24, 2017

But he loves Tottenham and wants to play here for a long time. West Ham United hosted Tottenham Hotspur in the lunchtime kickoff to start game week six and it turned out to be a rather frustrating afternoon for the Hammers. Spurs - though they don't get to put it in practice often enough - are one of the most proficient counter attacking sides in the top flight. Prior to the substitution, West Ham had been pumping balls in behind Tottenham's back line for its front three to chase. (more...)
Aung San Suu Kyi's Key Speech On Myanmar Rohingya Crisis Today Aung San Suu Kyi's Key Speech On Myanmar Rohingya Crisis Today
- September 23, 2017

Meanwhile, the humanitarian crisis has worsened in Rakhine. Nobel laureate Suu Kyi has faced a barrage of worldwide criticism for not stopping the violence. It reiterated the home ministry's comments that the "presence of illegal Rohingya Muslims in India is not only a drain on India's resources but also a serious security threat to country". (more...)
Nifty ends at new peak of 10153.10, Sensex rises 151 points Nifty ends at new peak of 10153.10, Sensex rises 151 points
- September 21, 2017

Meanwhile, S&P BSE Sensex was trading at 32,433.02, higher by 30.65 points or 0.09% and NSE Nifty stood at 10,151.10 level, up by 3.55 points or 0.03% on Wednesday. Market heavyweight Reliance Industries was in a sweet spot as the scrip hit a record high of Rs 872.10 (intra-day) before closing 0.85 per cent higher at Rs 847.10 after the IUC cut is seen as benefiting the company's telecom unit, Reliance Jio . (more...)