Medical

Ticks top of mind as risk of Lyme disease intensifies

Ticks top of mind as risk of Lyme disease intensifies There is no one ideal test for determining which dogs those are, but other tests that your pet's veterinarian may recommend to determine if treatment is necessary are a urinalysis to screen for protein loss through the kidneys (which can be a potential indicator of the more severe form of the disease that affects the kidneys) or the C6 antibody test (which gives a quantitative antibody number to g... [Full Article...]

Next Weeks Broker Price Targets For Merck & Company, Inc. (NYSE:MRK)

The stock increased 0.88% or $0.4 during the last trading session, reaching $45.79. For the past month, shares are 2.89%. It has underperformed by 13.68% the S&P500. Northpointe Cap Lc holds 0.43% or 72,797 shares in its portfolio. Fincl Ltd owns 128,133 shares or 1.81% of their USA portfolio. Merck & Co. had a net margin of 14.30% and a return on equity of 24.08%. [Full Article...]

China upset at Mattis' 'irresponsible remarks' on South China Sea

China upset at Mattis' 'irresponsible remarks' on South China Sea Mattis says the US will pledge to work closely with China where the nations share common cause. "We are trying to exhaust all possible alternatives to avert this race for a nuclear weapon... Experts estimate that it would take about 10 minutes for missiles to reach the coastal area from North Korea. There is also no strategic consensus on, or timetable for, intractable issues such as how to re... [Full Article...]

London Bridge Attack: Canadian Christine Archibald Among Those Killed in Terror Incident

The London police is expected to release the details of the attackers in the coming days, and security measures have been increased in the United Kingdom, that is still reeling from Saturday night's attack which came less than two weeks after a lethal suicide bombing at a Manchester Arena during a concert by American pop singer Ariana Grande. [Full Article...]

Osotimehin, former minister of health, is dead

Osotimehin, former minister of health, is dead During his lifetime, Osotimehin was dedicated to gender, youth and maternal health issues. The online newspaper said the death of the former Provost of the College of Medicine, University of Ibadan was confirmed to it by sources close to him. [Full Article...]

'Can't buy its way out of global problems,' US warns China

But it differs from the US and its allies on how to rein in the North's rapidly escalating nuclear and ballistic missile program. The drills coincided with the three-day joint military drill between Japan's naval and air forces and US aircraft carriers in the Sea of Japan. [Full Article...]

South Korea draws up $10 billion extra budget to create jobs

South Korea draws up $10 billion extra budget to create jobs About 8.8 trillion won of the extra budget will be financed by excess tax revenue expected for this year, while another 1.1 trillion won will come from government revenue left over from 2016. The package is aimed at helping the unemployed, particularly young people, but also the elderly and women, said Park Chun Sup, the deputy minister for the budget office at the finance ministry. [Full Article...]

Powerball jackpot grows again to $375 million for Wednesday

Powerball jackpot grows again to $375 million for Wednesday But none of those tickets were in New Jersey. Overall, there were 1,514,782 winners in the drawing who won at least $4 each. Tuesday's Mega Millions jackpot will be worth $80 million ($50 million cash option). The next Lotto 47 drawing is Wednesday, June 7 at 7:29 p.m. with a jackpot of $1 million. The $375 million jackpot is the game's highest since a $435.3 million jackpot on February 22 t... [Full Article...]

Cancer Survivors Honored At Wings Over The Rockies

Cancer Survivors Honored At Wings Over The Rockies Cancer is a disease which has touched the lives of millions of people worldwide. The findings were to be presented Friday at the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology , in Chicago. Decreases were largely driven by a reduced incidence of endocrine conditions (4.0 percent in the 1970s versus 1.6 percent in the 1990s) and subsequent cancers (2.4 percent in the 1970s versus 1.... [Full Article...]

Drug Helps Fight Breast Tumors Tied to 'Cancer Genes'

Drug Helps Fight Breast Tumors Tied to 'Cancer Genes' This was a Phase III clinical trial. For numerous patients in these trials, olaparib was at least their third cancer therapy, illustrating the difficulty of treating cancers associated with these genetic mutations. AstraZeneca appears ready to start broadening the market for its PARP inhibitor Lynparza . The drug works by blocking a DNA fix protein known as PARP, causing breast cancer cells to... [Full Article...]

Pregnancy not dangerous for women who had breast cancer

Pregnancy not dangerous for women who had breast cancer The study will be featured in a press briefing today and presented at the 2017 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting. In the group of women who had breast cancer , the risk of death from cancer and all other causes was reduced by 38%. [Full Article...]

Theresa May could lose majority in parliament, new poll analysis predicts

This is fitting as the Tory election campaign, with May's refusal to debate Corbyn and her empty mantras, has been so negative you'd be forgiven for thinking Jose Mourinho was managing it. British voters go to the polls on June 8. At a campaign rally in southwest England , May denied she was running scared. May called a snap parliamentary election for June 8 - three years early - arguing... [Full Article...]

Palestinian girl dies a day after stabbing Israeli soldier

The footage led to charges being filed against the IDF soldier, Elor Azaria, who was sentenced to prison for only 18 months this February by a military judicial panel. Palestinian villages of Imwas, Yalo, and Bayt Nuba, Surit, Beit Awwa, Beit Mirsem, Shuyukh, Al-Jiftlik and many more were demolished and refugee camps emptied. [Full Article...]

Victims in Cambria mill explosion identified

The names of both victims are not being released until family has been notified. The Didion Milling corn processing plant in Cambria blew up Wednesday night, killing three workers and injuring 11 more so severely they had to be taken to area hospitals. [Full Article...]

Springer, Astros power past Rangers 7-2, win 10th straight

Yuli Gurriel had another solo homer in the fifth and a sacrifice fly in the third. Rangers: 1B Mike Napoli left in the fifth inning because of back spasms. Overall, they are 23 games over.500 for the first time since the end of the 2001 season. Carlos Correa jumped on a hanging slider for a two-out, three-run homer in the fifth to give the Astros a 3-0 lead. [Full Article...]

Concerns for two more Aussies in London

I ducked and weaved'. The second Australian victim is reportedly a man who identified himself only as Andrew said in a video posted on Reddit that he had been stabbed after leaving Belushi's bar in London Bridge. Consular staff in London are seeking more information about a third Australian who was injured in the attack. Ms Hedge was attacked after a man came up behind her while she was seated... [Full Article...]

Delhi Hits Hottest Day This Year At 47 Degrees Celsius

Delhi Hits Hottest Day This Year At 47 Degrees Celsius Monday is likely to be tad better but relief will only come on June 6 in the form of thunderstorm and rain. The sizzling heat wave continued with a hot Sunday morning, while the minimum temperature settled three notches above season's normal at 30.4 degrees Celsius. [Full Article...]

UPSC declares civil services result, KR Nandini is the topper

UPSC declares civil services result, KR Nandini is the topper She belongs to OBC category. The top 25 candidates comprise 18 men and 7 women. UPSC Civil Service Exam results 2016 was released by the Union Public Service Commission on May 31. Nandini K R from Karnataka has topped Civil Services Examination 2016. This year, the results show that nearly 70% to 80% of state candidates who figured in the final all-India merit list are from engineerin... [Full Article...]

Few Americans think GOP health care bill should pass

The GOP health care bill will return stability to a system teetering on disaster and put decision-making back into the hands of patients. Sen. Martin Heinrich of New Mexico, the committee's top Democrat, said senators from his party planned on emphasizing the Affordable Care Act's strengths to Republicans from Medicaid expansion states, saying, "We're not accepting that we're arguing over ... [Full Article...]

Russia says North Korea nukes are a 'direct threat'

Russia says North Korea nukes are a 'direct threat' Although President Donald Trump's decision to pull the USA out of the Paris climate change agreement has "heavy consequences", Goulard said that there was "no reason to have doubts" over its regional leadership role. The foreign ministry repeated its claim that the country's nuclear buildup is an "all too natural exercise of its sovereignty" to thwart USA hostility, adding that it is also to "ensu... [Full Article...]


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