Medicine

Researchers Successfully Grow Human Eggs in a Lab for the First Time

Researchers Successfully Grow Human Eggs in a Lab for the First Time While the breakthrough is huge news for people who might be struggling to start a family, experts in the field have called for caution. Women who undergo treatments that can have side effects on fertility such as chemotherapy have an important reproductive chance by allowing the procedure to recover their immature oocytes, mature them in the laboratory, and store them for future fertilization. [Full Article...]

Study links acne with increased risk of depression

Study links acne with increased risk of depression The researchers analysed data from The Health Improvement Network (THIN). The probability of developing major depression was 18.5% for patients with acne and 12% for those without the disease. Some scientists posit that the connection between the two conditions has more to do with the specific inflammatory response that occurs in skin conditions, which may also be responsible for some mental hea... [Full Article...]

Already bad flu season not quite over yet

Already bad flu season not quite over yet Experts will not know how effective the 2017-18 flu vaccine is until this season is over, but current predictions are around 17% for H3N2, BuzzFeed News previously reported. "Vaccine effectiveness depends on how well the virus strains in the vaccine match the strains that are circulating and other factors like the individual's age and their immune system's response", Kelly said. [Full Article...]

Is Buying British American Tobacco Plc Adr (NYSE:BTI) Here Good Idea?

First Allied Advisory Services Inc decreased its stake in Nike Inc (NKE) by 36.18% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. This gauge is crucial in determining whether investors are moved toward the direction of buying more of the stock, or else doing the contradictory side and selling more of the stock. [Full Article...]

Wife of conductor killed in train crash accuses CSX, Amtrak of negligence

Wife of conductor killed in train crash accuses CSX, Amtrak of negligence Christine Cella, widow of Michael Cella, filed suit Thursday in Duval County Circuit Court. The impact of the crash was so intense it moved the empty freight train 15 feet from where it was parked. On Sunday, Amtrak blamed the crash on CSX, which owns and operates the portion of the tracks where a switch was padlocked in a position that led to the collision between the passenger train and the st... [Full Article...]

Modern hand dryers spread more germs

Modern hand dryers spread more germs Her post gained so much traction online that a U.S. manufacturer of one of the most prominent brands of hand dryers felt compelled to issue a response. We all want to do our part for the environment so instead of reaching for the stack of paper towels, we stick our hands into the hand dryer after washing in public toilets, right? "It just looks cross because they were growing for 48 hours on very ... [Full Article...]

Senate leaders forge 2-year budget deal

Senate leaders forge 2-year budget deal The deal does not include an increase to the debt ceiling . The new measure is expected to pass easily through the Republican-controlled Senate , however it faces a number of possible challenges in the House from members of both parties. [Full Article...]

De Villiers returns for last three ODIs

De Villiers returns for last three ODIs That was the familiar script at Newlands in the third ODI on Wednesday. Although former India captain Kapil Dev said last year he fears Kohli would burn out with the amount of emphasis he lays on fitness, the India skipper said he aims to play another four or five years of global cricket. [Full Article...]

4 more die in the Tri-Cities' worst flu season in years

4 more die in the Tri-Cities' worst flu season in years Approximately 3,000 hospitalizations have been reported since flu season began. The CDC estimates there are tens of thousands of deaths each year from flu and pneumonia. "There's some talk of the vaccine being less effective this year". And as of this week, overall hospitalizations are now the highest we've seen, even higher than the 2014-15, our previous high season. [Full Article...]

A Baby With The Down Syndrome Became The Gerber Baby

A Baby With The Down Syndrome Became The Gerber Baby The victor was selected from over 1,40,000 entries which were submitted online. "Every year we choose the baby who best exemplifies Gerber's longstanding heritage of recognizing that every baby is a Gerber baby, and this year, Lucas is the ideal fit", Pesident and CEO of Gerber, Bill Partyka, said in a statement on Wednesday. [Full Article...]

Casino regulators continuing probe even after Wynn resigns

Casino regulators continuing probe even after Wynn resigns Morgan Stanley reissued a "hold" rating and issued a $151.00 target price (down previously from $158.00) on shares of Wynn Resorts in a research report on Thursday, October 12th. Wynn Resorts's payout ratio is presently 27.51%. In related news, President Matt Maddox sold 59,260 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, November 13th. [Full Article...]

Super Bowl ratings down with fewest viewers since 2009

NBC said the ratings for its broadcast of Super Bowl 52 marked a 143% improvement over the ratings for this season's National Football League playoff games, claiming it as the best margin ever for a Super Bowl over the same season's playoffs. [Full Article...]

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (NASDAQ:TEVA) Expected To Report Earnings On Thursday

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (NASDAQ:TEVA) Expected To Report Earnings On Thursday The stock decreased 0.26% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $19.29. Profit excluding some costs will be between $2.25 a share to $2.50 a share this year, compared with $4.01 a share in 2017, the Israeli company said in a statement on Thursday. [Full Article...]

Earnings on the Doorstep For Philip Morris International Inc

The recent progress in the stock of Philip Morris International Inc. The Flossbach Von Storch Ag holds 155,925 shares with $16.82M value, down from 430,525 last quarter. The share price has yet to cross its 20 days moving average, floating at a distance of -6.81% and sits 2.04% higher versus its 50 days moving average. [Full Article...]

US Lawmakers to Vote on Budget Deal Negotiated in Senate

US Lawmakers to Vote on Budget Deal Negotiated in Senate Democrats' effort to add deportation protections for about 700,000 young undocumented immigrants to the last spending bill led to a three-day government shutdown . "We are really making good progress, I'm very hopefully, very hopeful, nothing's done yet, there are some outstanding issues ... but I am very hopeful that we can come to an agreement, an agreement very soon", Schumer said. [Full Article...]

European Markets Continue Slide Following Asia and US Sell-Offs

European Markets Continue Slide Following Asia and US Sell-Offs The selling was broad, hitting companies of all sizes across industries. United States stocks continued their descent after markets opened on Tuesday. Bitcoin was under pressure again Tuesday, trading 5.9 percent lower at $6,509. The huge fall in the Dow was mirrored by the S&P 500, which fell by 3.8 percent, and the Nasdaq, which closed down 3.7 percent. [Full Article...]

Doctor arrested for spreading HIV

Doctor arrested for spreading HIV According to a health camp report from November past year at least 40 positive cases have been reported from Unnao. The incident came to light when a government-run health camp was held in the town in November, finding a high number of HIV cases. [Full Article...]

Positive attitude towards ageing may cut chances of developing dementia, study suggests

Positive attitude towards ageing may cut chances of developing dementia, study suggests People who are pessimistic about what life is like during old age may be helping to make their fears come true. People who aren't dreading the aging process are less likely to develop dementia, new research claims. They did not have dementia by the time the study started. Results were recorded every second year. Researchers found during the study that those who carried APOE but held positive i... [Full Article...]

First death from pediatric flu confirmed in Michigan

First death from pediatric flu confirmed in Michigan According to a flu report released, Hillsborough County has reported 30 outbreaks during the current flu season. "Flu activity in OR reached its peak a few weeks ago". "We're continuing to urge Marylanders to get their flu shots, stay home from work if they are sick, and practice other preventative measures to stop the spread of flu". [Full Article...]

Maruti Suzuki unveils new compact vehicle design

Maruti Suzuki unveils new compact vehicle design Kia has revealed an all-new SUV concept at India's Auto Expo , with plans of putting it into production next year. "It pushes forward the entrepreneurial drive in the economy and points towards the change in the entire mobility system", added Firodia. [Full Article...]


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