Medicine

Kenya doctors performs brain surgery on wrong patient

Kenya doctors performs brain surgery on wrong patient Doctors at the hospital came to the defense of the surgeon who was suspended, saying the gaffe took place "because of wrong patient labelling by the ward staff", according to The Star newspaper in Nairobi. Both the person operated on and the blood clot patients are in good condition, it said. Social media users have expressed shock that such an incident could have been allowed to happen. [Full Article...]

Travel delays and schools closed as snow continues to bite

Travel delays and schools closed as snow continues to bite An amber warning is in place for the majority of Scotland until 10am on Friday. A number of rail and bus services in the amber alert area were suspended throughout Friday morning. Thousands of students, pupils and staff are unable to get into schools, colleges and universities as a result of the inclement weather. Glasgow Airport said there would be no flights until 11am, while Edinburgh A... [Full Article...]

Coco wins Best Animated Feature at Oscars

Coco wins Best Animated Feature at Oscars Appropriately, the round of speeches ended with a message in Spanish from Anthony Gonzalez, who plays 12-year-old Miguel in the film. In English, that means, "Many thanks to everyone and long live Mexico!" Coco dominated the award season in the animation category as it fetched all the major awards, including a Golden Globe and BAFTA, making it a sure shot victor in the category at the Oscars. [Full Article...]

Florida lawmakers shoot down ban on AR-15's

Florida lawmakers shoot down ban on AR-15's An amendment that would have banned assault weapons attached to a wider bill failed on Saturday in a largely party-line vote, in response to the February 14 killing of 14 students and three faculty at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in the Fort Lauderdale suburb of Parkland . [Full Article...]

Breakthrough as source of listeriosis outbreak traced

Breakthrough as source of listeriosis outbreak traced The public is cautioned to avoid all processed meat products that are sold as ready-to-eat. Tiger Brand shares fell as much as 13 percent, the most since December 2015, and traded 6.6 percent lower at 9:50 a.m.in Johannesburg. In some people the disease - known as listeriosis - causes high temperatures, vomiting and diarrhoea. The specimens were taken to the NICD labs where Thomas and her team... [Full Article...]

'Emoji Movie' swoons below Cruise, Gibson at 'worst in film' Razzies

'Emoji Movie' swoons below Cruise, Gibson at 'worst in film' Razzies For those who are not aware, the Razzies are rewards given to the worst of the worst every year, even though they are more for fun and not really a major competition like the Golden Globes. Worst Actress: Tyler Perry - Boo 2! To add insult to injury, this was able to win Worst Picture , and yet not a single animated film has won the Oscar for Best Picture. [Full Article...]

US Bancorp (USB) Director Sells $556000.00 in Stock

Nippon Life Insurance Company who had been investing in Citigroup Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $189.36B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.00% or $0.53 during the last trading session, reaching $52.64. On Tuesday, February 20 the insider Parker P.W. sold $5.51 million. Analysts await U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) to report earnings on April, 18. Investors sentiment d... [Full Article...]

Liverpool beat Newcastle to climb second

Liverpool beat Newcastle to climb second City welcome Chelsea on Sunday. If he [Salah] can win this competition then he deserves it. "And you realise "Wow he can really help me". "It was not easy but this kind of game can happen". " You can't have a constant scrap, a battle to try and get players ". With the season approaching its business end, the Reds faithful will be hoping that their star forward can continue finding the back... [Full Article...]

Worst of bad USA flu season finally over as illnesses decline

Worst of bad USA flu season finally over as illnesses decline This season of fevers, chills, muscle aches and fatigue has been especially severe because of the predominant flu strain circulating. It had been driven by a kind of flu that tends to put more people in the hospital and cause more deaths, and officials lately are seeing less of that. [Full Article...]

United States down Argentina for Las Vegas Sevens title

United States down Argentina for Las Vegas Sevens title The Fijians had themselves to blame as they missed a number of try scoring opportunities with Amenoni Nasilasila opting to play individually during crucial moments of the clash. New Zealand needed a try deep into extra time to beat Australian 17-12 and finish fifth at the world series tournament in Las Vegas. It is the fourth time Kenya is failing to go past the main Cup quarterfinals. [Full Article...]

Sridevi's ashes immersed in Rameswaram

Sridevi's ashes immersed in Rameswaram The couple were in Dubai to attend a family wedding, however, Boney and their younger daughter, Khushi, flew back to India as Sridevi stayed back for a few more days to shop for their elder daughter Janhvi , who wasn't able to make it to the trip. [Full Article...]

Emma Hannigan's husband posts touching tribute to Irish author following her death

Emma Hannigan's husband posts touching tribute to Irish author following her death Writing on her official Facebook page , he began by recalling how she "bravely fought a battle against a foe with no mercy" . She inspired us all with her immeasurable strength, her generosity & her love. Emma wrote several best-selling books, including her most recent book Letters to my Daughters - which topped the Irish charts last month. The author of 13 books had pleaded with the public ... [Full Article...]

Karnataka voters have chose to reject BJP and JD-S : Siddaramaiah

Karnataka voters have chose to reject BJP and JD-S : Siddaramaiah The campaign that began in south Bengaluru's Basavanagudi was attended by union ministers Ananth Kumar, Sadananda Gowda and Prakash Javadekar who is also the party in-charge for Karnataka. Referring to BJP governments in various states, Javadekar asked the people to ensure that "next is Karnataka BJP". The Karnataka Congress on Saturday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party of using photographs f... [Full Article...]

Carrie Underwood Debuts 'The Champion' Music Video Featuring Ludacris

Carrie Underwood Debuts 'The Champion' Music Video Featuring Ludacris The video features a montage of "champions", from professional football players to athletes at the Special Olympics. Underwood makes appearances herself, both in the studio recording the song, as well as on a running trail, and even in footage from her vintage 2005 American Idol season 4 audition. [Full Article...]

Enterprise polony identified as source of SA listeriosis outbreak

Enterprise polony identified as source of SA listeriosis outbreak Motsoaledi says that more than 16 environmental samples from the Enterprise factory in Polokwane tested positive for listeriosis. A shortage of the solution used for testing for the listeria bacteria meant the results of the tests at the Polokwane factory were delayed by two weeks, NICD's Dr Juno Thomas told Times Live. [Full Article...]

Wie Reigns Supreme In Singapore Thriller

Wie Reigns Supreme In Singapore Thriller However, Wie triumphed, ending an LPGA tournament win drought dating back to the 2014 U.S. Women's Open. This year, it was Wie on the charge, with three birdies on the front nine and four on the back in her 65. Throughout her career, Wie has played under tremendous pressure, all of the expectations that come with being a prodigy have been following her since she turned professional in 2005. [Full Article...]

Flooded streets and evacuations as storm pounds US Northeast

A major nor'easter pounded the East Coast on Friday , packing heavy rain, intermittent snow and strong winds as residents from the mid-Atlantic to ME braced for coastal flooding. President Donald Trump is traveling out of Dulles International Airport, rather than Andrews Air Force Base, because of the late-winter storm battering the East Coast. [Full Article...]

Social Activist Anna Hazare Meets SSC Aspirants Protesting Alleged Paper Leak

Social Activist Anna Hazare Meets SSC Aspirants Protesting Alleged Paper Leak On 24 February 2018, SSC made a decision to re conduct paper 1 exam for all the candidates who had appeared for the said paper on 21 February. Taking note of it, the SSC had issued a statement saying, "The commission has received a few screenshots in the afternoon of 23.2.2018 of quantitative ability (paper-1) apparently taken on 21.2.2018 at around 12.30 pm belonging to a candidate namely Sachi... [Full Article...]

Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC Boosts Position in Celgene Co. (CELG)

Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC Boosts Position in Celgene Co. (CELG) The stock decreased 0.24% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $25.41. About 5.00 million shares traded. Celgene (NASDAQ: CELG ) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, January 25th. Celgene Corporation had 132 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Bernstein upgraded the shares of BAC in report on Tuesday, September 1 to "Buy" rating. [Full Article...]

'Pari' co-producer stunned by film's ban in Pakistan

'Pari' co-producer stunned by film's ban in Pakistan Whether the film picks up over the weekend or fizzles out at the box office, remains to be seen. Pari occupied 1,400 screens in India and 145 screens overseas. The A-listed actress and producer have received rave reviews for her mind-boggling performance as eerie lead named Rukhsana. According to the reviews, once again Anushka Sharma is brilliant in her performance and her role scares the... [Full Article...]


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