Health Care

Number of MS mothers giving birth prematurely increases, new study finds

Number of MS mothers giving birth prematurely increases, new study finds Using the most recent data for 2015, the March of Dimes found that 11.5 percent of all births locally are at least two weeks early. Overall, the United States earned a "C" for a premature birth rate of 9.8 percent. And Fresno County has the highest preterm birth rate in California. The March of Dimes used the National Center numbers to calculate the rates for its report. [Full Article...]

Recent Analysts Ratings Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA)

Recent Analysts Ratings Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA) The pharmacy operator reported $1.31 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.21 by $0.10. The stock has risen 3.84% since then. With reference to all theories, earning yield also gives right direction to lure investment, as WBA has 2.41% dividend yield. Walgreens Boots Alliance announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a share repurchase pr... [Full Article...]

USA vows to again oppose United Nations vote against Cuba embargo

Washington's United Nations envoy, Nikki Haley , said the US would continue to vote against the resolution that criticizes the U.S.'s Cuba policy "as long as the Cuban people continue to be deprived of their human rights and fundamental freedoms". [Full Article...]

Pollution in cities breaches safety limits

WHO's safe level is number 10 on the global platform which is measured in micrograms of particles per cubic meter of air. In total, 44 towns and cities across the United Kingdom failed the WHO's air quality test. Dr Toby Hillman, one of the report's authors from the Royal College of Physicians, said: "There isn't a safe limit for the amount of pollution that's been defined as yet and we know the... [Full Article...]

AstraZeneca's Calquence Approved By US Food & Drug Administration

The FDA granted Priority Review, Breakthrough Therapy, and Orphan Drug designations to acalabrutinib. " Mantle cell lymphoma is a particularly aggressive cancer", Richard Pazdur, M.D., director of the FDA's Oncology Center of Excellence and acting director of the Office of Hematology and Oncology Products in the FDA's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, said in a statement. [Full Article...]

FDA Moves to Strip Soy Protein's Authorized Heart Health Claim

FDA Moves to Strip Soy Protein's Authorized Heart Health Claim The Soy Nutrition Institute and the American Soybean Association pointed out evidence of soy protein's heart-health benefits after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on October 30 said it was proposing to revoke a health claim related to soy protein and the reduced risk of heart disease. [Full Article...]

Alzheimer's disease might not just be a brain problem

Long assumed to originate in the brain, Alzheimer's disease - the leading cause of dementia - might be the result of a breakdown elsewhere in the body, new research has claimed. Beta-amyloids can be produced anywhere in the body, and they are capable of permeating the cells between blood vessels and the brain's gray matter. [Full Article...]

Feroz Shah Kotla Gate renamed after Virender Sehwag

Feroz Shah Kotla Gate renamed after Virender Sehwag Karun Nair , India's only other triple-centurion so far apart from Sehwag, finds himself forgotten - the panel describes Sehwag as the "only Indian to score a triple hundred in Test cricket". "Full credit to Gautam Gambhir, who was leading the team, and Pradeep Sangwan also played really well I remember", the veteran cricketer said. We played one U-19 match here - Delhi versus Gujarat - and we had... [Full Article...]

Sephora Sued Your Makeup Made Me Break Out ... In Lip Herpes!!!

Sephora Sued Your Makeup Made Me Break Out ... In Lip Herpes!!! She says the infection was diagnosed by medical pros and she claims she never had herpes or cold sores before this Sephora visit. The question remains as whether or not the "common use" lipstick tubes directly caused the virus. "Common use" testers at cosmetic stores have always been the subject of scrutiny among dermatologists and doctors. Typically, Sephora has single-use wands and other s... [Full Article...]

Metuh: DSS text message says Dasuki will appear on Wednesday

Metuh: DSS text message says Dasuki will appear on Wednesday Dasuki's counsel added that as a result of the motion it had filed before the court of appeal, he has filed a motion before the Federal High Court seeking to withdraw an earlier motion he filed seeking an order of stay of proceedings on all things related to the subpoena, pending the determination of the motion before the appeal court. [Full Article...]

Kathy Griffin releases YouTube tirade against Andy Cohen, Bravo host responds

Kathy Griffin releases YouTube tirade against Andy Cohen, Bravo host responds I didn't know Andy Cohen was on the red carpet, trying to be amusing and asking questions on BravoTV.com. "I don't know her", after being asked about Griffin. The video is allegedly a response to Cohen-who worked with Griffin on her Bravo show My Life on the D-List-telling TMZ photographers that he didn't know Griffin. [Full Article...]

Hundreds of pounds of unwanted pills collected in Drug Take-Back

Hundreds of pounds of unwanted pills collected in Drug Take-Back You can head to any of the below hospitals any time to get rid of your unwanted prescriptions. Medicines that languish in home cabinets are highly susceptible to diversion, misuse, and abuse. "By properly disposing of these unused prescription drugs from our medicine chests, we help to prevent theft, misuse and abuse". They are taken to a Monroe incinerator. [Full Article...]

FDA issues black licorice 'overdose' warning before Halloween

FDA issues black licorice 'overdose' warning before Halloween Several medical journals have reported links between black licorice and health problems in people over 40, some of whom had histories of high blood pressure or heart disease. Of course, black licorice is far from the most popular Halloween treat, so it's not a particularly big risk. Most of the stuff you see on the shelves at places like Publix and CVS are only "flavored with licorice", re... [Full Article...]

Show awareness of food allergies with a teal pumpkin this Halloween

Show awareness of food allergies with a teal pumpkin this Halloween As Alaskans prepare for for trick-or-treating on Tuesday, some Anchorage residents are participating in the Teal Pumpkin Project . At West Ridge Church, they're having a Trunk or Treat on Halloween with more than one allergy-free option for kids. [Full Article...]

Deepika Padukone To Alia Bhatt: "Aloo.You Make No Sense"

Deepika Padukone To Alia Bhatt: The characters, their exquisite costumes and the sets of the film, without any doubt, look absolutely stunning. Superstar Madhuri Dixit and Deepika Padukone were recently seen together at the Filmfare Marathi Awards, held in Mumbai. Designer Vipul Amar says the team consulted an engineer to ascertain that there was mobility in the armours. "Khilji is unfazed. Imagine the kind of power he pos... [Full Article...]

Help available for health care enrollment

Help available for health care enrollment If you don't get health insurance through your employer or government agency, the time to buy health insurance for 2018 starts this week. The Trump administration cut the enrollment period from 90 days to 45, and slashed the marketing budget by 90 percent. [Full Article...]

Tinubu at Aso Rock, denies conflict with Buhari, existence of any cabal

Tinubu at Aso Rock, denies conflict with Buhari, existence of any cabal Speaking to pressmen after the meeting, Tinubu debunked allegations of any cabal existing in the Buhari administration, stressing that he retains full confidence in the President to deliver his mandate to the country. The post Forget second term ambition, Udeogaranya urges Buhari appeared first on Vanguard News . He said, "I have confidence in this President , there is no doubt about that"... [Full Article...]

Acetaminophen in pregnancy linked with ADHD, but experts question results

Acetaminophen in pregnancy linked with ADHD, but experts question results But new study from Norway finds that while short-term use presents no harm, long-term use of acetaminophen is associated with increased risk of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in offspring. Why would the medication affect ADHD risk? The drug might, for instance, interfere with maternal hormones that are important for fetal brain development. [Full Article...]

Meth found in kids candy bag after trick or treating in Keshena

Meth found in kids candy bag after trick or treating in Keshena The child was trick-or-treating during the village's designated hours. The child did not ingest the powder that was wrapped inside a small Ziploc baggy. "It does look like this is an isolated incident". Meth, he says, is "coming up more, we are making arrests, on the streets, and traffic stops". Police are concerned the child, or other children in the same neighbourhood, could have been exposed ... [Full Article...]

Baby AJ, who was denied his dad's kidney, rushed to a hospital

Baby AJ, who was denied his dad's kidney, rushed to a hospital Officials from Emory Healthcare noted that Dickerson's actions were deemed to have violated their guidelines for organ donors. "That's all I ever wanted was a son", Dickerson was quoted as saying by local media outlet WGCL-TV. AJ's family has hired an attorney in an effort to put pressure on Emory University Hospital. Over $7,500 has been raised since this page was created on October 13. [Full Article...]


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