Medicine

Denton County Public Health reports fourth, fifth flu-related deaths

Denton County Public Health reports fourth, fifth flu-related deaths According to data supplied by the Oklahoma State Department of Health, Muskogee County had the sixth highest number of hospitalizations in the state so far this season for the period from September 1 through January 23. Charlot said that although there's nothing unusual about this flu season, she advises college students to avoid the classroom if they show symptoms. [Full Article...]

Swatting Mosquitoes Teaches Them To Avoid You

Swatting Mosquitoes Teaches Them To Avoid You Now researchers say they have not only found why mosquitoes find some people more tasty, but that the scent-based system means they can learn to dodge individuals if a swat is likely. For example, they targeted specific parts of the brain involved in olfactory integration by fitting mosquitoes with helmets that allowed for brain activity recordings and observations. [Full Article...]

'You can not stop BJP,' Amit Shah tells Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah

'You can not stop BJP,' Amit Shah tells Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah Pro-Kannada outfits observed a dawn to dusk bandh on Thursday demanding the intervention of PM Modi to solve the Mahadayi river water row with neighbouring Goa. Earlier, speaking to reporters Yeddyurappa said the Mysuru public meeting addressed by Amit Shah was a success despite the bandh on the Mahdayi issue sponsored by the ruling Congress party. [Full Article...]

Department of Health advises public to get flu shot

Department of Health advises public to get flu shot Ten of North Carolina's 67 flu-related deaths reported so far this season have been in New Hanover County, an official said Thursday. To stem the rise in flu cases, hospitals across North Carolina are restricting access to visitors 12 and under. [Full Article...]

Investors' Attention Alert: Schlumberger Limited (SLB), Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM)

About 3.31 million shares traded or 84.07% up from the average. Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE:ST) has risen 16.67% since January 26, 2017 and is uptrending. Wascom Dennis G also sold $200,293 worth of Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE: XOM ) on Friday, December 15. On Tuesday, December 12 the insider Milton Bryan W sold $606,082. [Full Article...]

Cantor Fitzgerald Issues a Hold Rating on Celgene

Cantor Fitzgerald Issues a Hold Rating on Celgene The stock has been active on the tape, now trading at $78.12, down from yesterday's close by -0.59%. About 8.64 million shares traded or 2.70% up from the average. (NYSE:VZ). 129,186 are held by 1St Source Financial Bank. See which 3 stocks are most likely to make moves following their insider activities. Associated Banc owns 202,416 shares. [Full Article...]

Nigeria must be saved from total collapse - PDP

Nigeria must be saved from total collapse - PDP Addressing former ministers of the PDP who visited him yesterday in Abuja, PDP National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus, said it was time for the opposition party to brace up and seize power in the interest of Nigerians. The BoT member however advised the APGA boss to avoid engaging himself in making comments or moves which in nature amounted to betrayal of APGA and Ndigbo noting that APGA has had ... [Full Article...]

Maltese Dog Nearly Died After Owners Dyed Her Hair Violet

Maltese Dog Nearly Died After Owners Dyed Her Hair Violet The Pinellas County Animal Services said the Maltese mix named Violet was brought in to be treated last October because of her injuries. She was immediately given fluids, pain medication and bandages, but those at the shelter didn't think she'd survive. [Full Article...]

Mourinho dismisses Man City money excuse for missing out on 'juicy' Sanchez

Mourinho dismisses Man City money excuse for missing out on 'juicy' Sanchez They have few expectations against a team 88 places above them in the football pyramid, the publicity and money from hosting United will suffice, but Sanchez will be judged closely and will hope to follow some of the more successful debuts of United players. [Full Article...]

Four dead in attack on Save the Children office in Afghanistan

Reuters TV / Reuters Smoke rises from a blast near the office of the Save the Children aid agency in Jalalabad, Afghanistan , on Wednesday. The charity later announced that it had "temporarily" suspended all its programs across the country, but said it remained "committed to resuming our operations". [Full Article...]

Jimmy Wong Just Dragged Logan Paul Out For His BS PR Stunt Video

Jimmy Wong Just Dragged Logan Paul Out For His BS PR Stunt Video He traveled to New York City and had the chance to speak with Dr. John Draper, the director of National Suicide Prevention Lifeline . However, Paul's popularity on YouTube has not been adversely affected by the fall-out, with the social media star gaining more than 400,000 subscribers since the contentious clip was released, according to Social Blade. [Full Article...]

Jake Paul addresses Logan Paul controversy in typical Jake Paul fashion

Jake Paul addresses Logan Paul controversy in typical Jake Paul fashion He did it near the end of a roughly 13-minute video titled: " YouTube , Let's Talk About Brother Logan Paul ". YouTube star Logan Paul pledged $1 million to suicide prevention groups in an effort to educate himself on the topic after posting a tone-deaf video of a dead suicide victim on his account. [Full Article...]

Lawmaker Calls for Crackdown on International Mail Shipments of Opioids

Lawmaker Calls for Crackdown on International Mail Shipments of Opioids Investigators have traced the online sellers to seven USA opioid deaths and 18 drug arrests so far. Those 500 transactions were made by more than 300 US -based individuals from 43 states, with those in Ohio, Pennsylvania and Florida making the most purchases. [Full Article...]

More Than 2700 Cases Of Flu In NKY

More Than 2700 Cases Of Flu In NKY The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) begins tracking flu the first week of October each year. A new study conducted by Scientists at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) and Public Health Ontario (PHO) have identified a six-fold increased risk of heart attack during the first seven days of a laboratory-confirmed case of influenza . [Full Article...]

Chinese scientists just cloned monkeys for the first time

Chinese scientists just cloned monkeys for the first time Still, the process that produced Hua Hua and Zhong Zhong remains "very inefficient and hazardous", because the two babies were the only born from a group of 79 cloned embryos , said British scientists Robin Lovell-Badge, group leader of The Francis Crick Institute. [Full Article...]

Cuomo signs executive order to combat flu epidemic in NY

Cuomo signs executive order to combat flu epidemic in NY The flu was so bad last week in NY, it was the worst since the state started recording the data 14 years ago. There were 1,606 people hospitalized with confirmed cases of the flu in NY last week. The governor directed the Department of Health to continue working with hospitals and health care facilities across the state to ensure that they have adequate supplies, vaccines and the antiviral med... [Full Article...]

Trump says he's 'looking forward' to testifying in Russian Federation probe

Trump says he's 'looking forward' to testifying in Russian Federation probe The same day he extracted a guilty plea for lying, and a pledge to cooperate, from George Papadopoulos , a campaign aide who had tried to arrange a meeting between candidate Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin. Just as word was getting out about Sessions' testimony, news broke that Comey had spoken with special counsel investigators previous year. In pledging to take an oath during his i... [Full Article...]

'Gay Tests' for Asylum Seekers Banned by EU Court

'Gay Tests' for Asylum Seekers Banned by EU Court He feared persecution in Nigeria for being gay. The Nigerian's claim was rejected after a psychologist's report failed to confirm his homosexuality. But an "applicant's statements concerning his sexual orientation which are not substantiated by documentary evidence or evidence of another kind do not need confirmation when the conditions set out in that provision are fulfilled", the ruling states... [Full Article...]

Damien Chazelle to Write, Direct Straight-to-Series Drama for Apple

Damien Chazelle to Write, Direct Straight-to-Series Drama for Apple Along with Chazelle, the series will be executive produced by Oscar-nominated producers Jordan Horowitz ( La La Land , Counterpart ) via his production company Original Headquarters , and Fred Berger ( La La Land ) under his Automatik banner. [Full Article...]

Iberiabank Corp Takes Position in US Bancorp (NYSE:USB)

The stock increased 3.38% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $2.75. Inc. now owns 36,131 shares of the financial services provider's stock worth $1,861,000 after acquiring an additional 170 shares during the last quarter. (NASDAQ:AMAT) by 100,000 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 100,000 shares, and cut its stake in Thomson Reuters Corp. Investors of record on Friday, Decemb... [Full Article...]


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