Stories about Medical

Aug 30 2017

Twins Joined At The Head Survive First 22-Hour Separation Surgery

The surgery, first of its kind to be attempted in India, involved a huge team of 40 doctors who began the procedure at around 9 am on Monday. However, a team of 40 surgeo...

Aug 30 2017

First gene therapy coming to U.S. after FDA approval

But the customized treatment is also being tested for a range of diseases from non-Hodgkin lymphoma and multiple myeloma to solid tumors, and its approval signals a new c...

Aug 30 2017

Analyst's Predictions on Fitbit, Inc. (FIT), Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. (ACOR)

Looking forward, the company's quarterly earnings are expected to come at $0.55 in the three months through October 2017 and $0.52 in the quarter ending January 2018, ref...

Aug 30 2017

Sanctions against Russian Federation to be lifted after implementation of Minsk accords - Merkel

Asked whether in her heart of hearts she was a chancellor who welcomed refugees or sought to block the flow of migrants to Europe, Merkel said that the wave of refugees i...

Aug 30 2017

What's Transpiring With Shares of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT)?

Hanesbrands Inc. (NYSE:HBI) has a market cap of $8.92 billion and over the last 12 months, HBI has declined by -10.3%. It has underperformed by 2.87% the S&P500. The firm...

Aug 30 2017

Pet turtles can be the cause of the multi-state Salmonella outbreak

The CDC says the illnesses began to appear March 1 and diagnoses continued until August 3. There have been reports of 37 people being infected with Salmonella infec...

Aug 30 2017

USA company to update pacemaker software against hacking risks

In approving the firmware, the FDA notes the upgrade means patients won't need new devices replacement. "As medical devices become increasingly interconnected via the i...

Aug 30 2017

WWE Smackdown Live Results 8/29/17

Both, Randy Orton and Shinsuke Nakamura, are current "baby faces" on WWE SmackDown , and the match next week sets up interesting prospects mainly due to the each man's i...

Aug 30 2017

Coast Guard releases additional emergency contacts

As of 8 a.m. this morning the Maryland NRP is reporting that one man from Manassas, 40, is still missing. The fisherman, Lester Hill, was found when a Coast Guard helic...

Aug 30 2017

Carrying a plastic bag in Kenya is now punishable with jail time

Kenya borders the Indian Ocean, and plastic bags can drift into the ocean and end up consumed by whales and dolphins, who ultimately die as their stomachs fill up with...

Aug 30 2017

Doctors in Jodhpur hospital argue while operating on pregnant woman, baby dies

An obstetrician ultimately delivered the baby at a hospital in Rajasthan but it didn't survive. The incident vent viral after somebody present in the delivery room made...

Aug 30 2017

A five-judge of SC to hear Aadhaar related matter

However it added that it was willing to extend the deadline to December 31. Asked about the implication of the Supreme Court ruling ( privacy being a fundamental righ...

Aug 30 2017

Seattle Humane to take in 300 displaced pets from Texas

Shelter dogs and cats from the flood-ravaged Texas Gulf Coast will soon be available for adoption here in Minnesota. Debra Miller, spokeswoman for St. According to new...

Aug 30 2017

Low-fat diet linked to higher death rates, major Lancet study finds

Carb-laden diets are among the most unhealthy, and the study found that those scoffing refined sugar and processed meals have a 28% higher risk of early death. Findings f...

Aug 30 2017

What Does Insider Trading Tell Us About Tenet Healthcare Corp. (THC)?

Ameriprise Finl Inc now has $20.33B valuation. The stock increased 0.36% or $0.06 on August 25, reaching $16.67. About 594,449 shares traded. Euronet Worldwide, Inc. Fier...

Aug 29 2017

Stetson mourning death of football player

Nicholas Adam Blakely , a sophomore defensive back for Stetson University , collapsed and died during football practice Monday evening. Blakley, a three-year letter vi...

Aug 29 2017

Gilead to buy Kite Pharma for about $12 billion

It has underperformed by 0.05% the S&P500. Bullion has rallied 14 percent this year as investors bet the Federal Reserve will be hard-pressed to follow up with addition...

Aug 29 2017

US Marshals Seize 'Unproven' Smallpox Vaccine From Stem Cell Clinic

The agency announced plans on Monday for new policies and enforcement efforts to stamp out what it called "unscrupulous actors" peddling unproven, potentially unsafe, a...

Aug 29 2017

Police Say Women Dressed Like Nuns Attempt to Hold Up Bank

Police say one woman approached the counter, while the other stayed by the door. The suspects are described as two Hispanic women standing between 5-feet and 5-foot 2 w...

Aug 29 2017

The Massive Response To Harvey, By The Numbers

The medical examiner's office for Harris County, which includes the city of Houston , confirmed six deaths since Sunday "potentially tied to Hurricane Harvey ". Trump, ...