Medical

5 deaths associated with gastric-bypass procedure spur FDA warning

5 deaths associated with gastric-bypass procedure spur FDA warning Since 2016 five people who have had balloons inserted into their stomachs to treat obesity have died. Intragastric balloons are created to treat obesity by taking up room in the stomach , making patients feel full. Apollo said it reported all five deaths of Orbera patients in the U.s., Mexico, Brazil and Great Britain to the FDA and has had no indication that any were related to the device or... [Full Article...]

Fruitcake, anyone? This 100-year-old treat is still fresh and yum!

Fruitcake, anyone? This 100-year-old treat is still fresh and yum! It was discovered in an abandoned hut at Cape Adare which dates back to an Antarctic expedition in the late 19th century. " Finding such a perfectly preserved fruitcake in amongst the last handful of unidentified and severely corroded tins was quite a surprise ", Lizzie Meek of the Antarctic Heritage Trust said. [Full Article...]

Slavery and trafficking is 'in every city and big town'

Slavery and trafficking is 'in every city and big town' Responding to the report, Kevin Hyland, the independent anti-slavery commissioner, said the fight against modern slavery must go beyond arrests, and extend into more convictions as well as improved intelligence gathering and better support for victims. [Full Article...]

Trump on his threat to North Korea: 'Maybe it wasn't tough enough'

Trump on his threat to North Korea: 'Maybe it wasn't tough enough' A statement released Wednesday by the North Korean army says President Trump is "a guy bereft of reason". "I'll tell you why". And they should be very nervous. "We would need to know that North Korea is taking serious and literal steps to denuclearizing in order for the United States to get to that point". [Full Article...]

India to co-host Global Entrepreneurship Summit, Ivanka Trump to lead delegation

India to co-host Global Entrepreneurship Summit, Ivanka Trump to lead delegation In the next tweet, PM Modi said that he was looking forward to Ivanka Trump's presence at the summit as the leader of the USA delegation. President Trump announced this at the White House Rose Garden in the joint press statement, Trump had said, "And I believe she has accepted". [Full Article...]

Children's charities outraged at £10000 police payout to paedophile

Children's charities outraged at £10000 police payout to paedophile After he was recruited, XY was arrested in September 2015 on suspicion of inciting sexual activity with a child after a teenage girl claimed a man approached her and made an indecent proposition. Some experts say the focus on South Asian perpetrators masks how widespread child sexual abuse is, and overlooks the fact that victims are often ignored by authorities due to their youth and troubled back... [Full Article...]

What Gene-Altering for Pigs and Ants Might Mean for Humans

What Gene-Altering for Pigs and Ants Might Mean for Humans An afternoon recap of the day's most important business news, delivered weekdays. In this latest work, scientists are working specifically with pig organs . Then the scientists cloned the edited cells. They allowed each egg to develop into an embryo and implanted it in the uterus of a surrogate mother. Numerous porcine embryos and fetuses cloned in the CRISPR experiments died before birth or sh... [Full Article...]

Makarfi Inaugurates PDP Caretaker Committee In Anambra

Makarfi Inaugurates PDP Caretaker Committee In Anambra Ahead of the November governorship election in Anambra state, Sen. "PDP is a party that is fully republican; it is a party where aspirations and inspirations could be accomplished". The governor spoke yesterday at PDP secretariat in Abuja during the inaugural meeting of the committee, adding that the convention would be an acid test of the party's readiness for the election. [Full Article...]

Yemen airport closure killed more people than airstrikes

Yemen airport closure killed more people than airstrikes Yemen's foreign ministry accused the rebel militias of attacking the Sudanese embassy in the Yemeni capital Sana'a which is controlled by the Iran-backed alliance of Houthis Ansarullah group and former President Ali Abdullah Saleh's General People's Congress (GPC). [Full Article...]

Calgon Carbon Corporation, (NYSE:CCC), Bed Bath & Beyond Inc., (NASDAQ:BBBY)

Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 1,503,373 shares of the industrial products company's stock valued at $21,948,000 after buying an additional 10,322 shares in the last quarter. Its up 0.10, from 1.07 in 2016Q3. Calgon Carbon Corporation's dividend payout ratio is 133.33%. Bluestein R H has invested 0.02% in Calgon Carbon Corporation (NYSE:CCC). [Full Article...]

This Minnesota walk-on's scholarship surprise is awesome

This Minnesota walk-on's scholarship surprise is awesome Kyle spoke with the team and said Juenemann was one player in particular he always saw visiting the hospital. On Wednesday, Kyle delivered the news in the form of a gun and a t-shirt. If Juenemann does see the field this fall, he'll do so as scholarship athlete. Juenemann, who has never appeared in a game for the Gophers, later held up the shirt during a video call with his speechless mother. [Full Article...]

Brazil back on top, Harambee Stars improve — FIFA Ranking

Brazil back on top, Harambee Stars improve — FIFA Ranking Meanwhile, Brazil exchanged places with Germany , replacing them at the top of the rankings, while Argentina maintained their third-place position. Kitts and Nevis are expected to take part. It is also India's highest ranking under Constantine. However, losses could prove costly for the Blue Tigers and kick them out of the top 100. [Full Article...]

Suspected Cases Of Lassa Fever Recorded In Yobe

Suspected Cases Of Lassa Fever Recorded In Yobe Chris Bode , confirmed this at a joint briefing by the hospital's management and officials of the Lagos State Ministry of Health on Wednesday. He added that the victim had just come in from a neighbouring state. "The first was a 32-year old pregnant lady with bleeding disorder who died after a stillbirth". Two other suspected cases from Lagos State are also now admitted and quarantined while u... [Full Article...]

Could this medical breakthrough really prevent miscarriages and birth defects?

Could this medical breakthrough really prevent miscarriages and birth defects? Scientists at the Victor Chang Institute in Sydney discovered that having low levels of the molecule nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD) can damage embryos in the first weeks of pregnancy, the ABC reports . Prof Dunwoodie's team found that by simply boosting levels of the nutrient, found in Marmite, during pregnancy can prevent miscarriages and birth defects. [Full Article...]

Delhi: Ansarullah Bangla group suspect arrested

Delhi: Ansarullah Bangla group suspect arrested The warrant was issued after the police filed a chargesheet in the AQIS case. Financial Express cited police sources as saying that Ansar Bangla is becoming more active in India and many of its operatives have snuck into the country using forged documents. [Full Article...]

Global Drum Milling Machine Market and Investment Analysis Report 2017

Global Drum Milling Machine Market and Investment Analysis Report 2017 The report also presents the worldwide market segmentation on the basis of end-users, applications , geography, and technology. What will the market size and the growth rate be in 2022? Increase in demand for cloud based solutions among the small and mid-size businesses is one of the major factor which is driving the growth of this market. [Full Article...]

Cassie Sainsbury's plea bargain rejected by court

Cassie Sainsbury's plea bargain rejected by court The 22-year-old was arrested in the Colombian capital's airport in April with cocaine hidden in her luggage. The 22-year-old Adelaide woman was caught at Bogota's worldwide airport in April, trying to smuggle 5.8 kilograms of cocaine inside 18 separate packages of headphones and was facing a 20-year jail term before the plea deal was brokered. [Full Article...]

Marijuana use triples risk for hypertensive death

Marijuana use triples risk for hypertensive death The study also tracked the causes of death for people who admitted to ever using marijuana. Several states have legalized recreational marijuana use while others allow it for medicinal purposes. There was no link between marijuana use and dying from heart or cerebrovascular diseases such as strokes. Ms Yankey said: 'Support for liberal marijuana use is partly due to claims that it is benef... [Full Article...]

West Nile Virus Found in New Hampshire Mosquitos

West Nile Virus Found in New Hampshire Mosquitos While there have been no confirmed cases of humans being diagnosed with West Nile virus in McHenry County this year, two batches of mosquitoes tested positive for the virus, the release stated. Marys, Listowel and Mitchell to help reduce mosquito breeding. It recommends that people wear long-sleeve shirts and trousers when outside and apply mosquito repellents, such as Deet or Picaridin. [Full Article...]

Florida family discovers 6-foot-long boa living in attic for years

Florida family discovers 6-foot-long boa living in attic for years But his son didn't agree and told his father he thought it might be a snake . The trapper found the snake had shed skin up there and estimated the snake had probably been living up there for two to four years. Van der Herchen said he believes the boa likely got into his attic via some tree branches near the home, and said he hopes his story convinces other homeowners to keep their trees trimmed. [Full Article...]


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