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Prescribed Post-Op Opioids Often Go Unused


In six earlier studies, 67 percent to 92 percent of patients who were prescribed opioids following surgery reported winding up with leftover pills, Bicket and colleagues report in JAMA Surgery . Analysis of two studies-which focused on opioid storage and safety-shows that up to 77 percent of patients reported that their opioids were not stored in locked containers. Read More »

Hygiène : les éponges de cuisine grouillent de bactéries


Il s'agit de la première étude réellement menée sur ce sujet. Pour parvenir à ce constat, les scientifiques ont réalisé des tests sur 14 types d'éponges utilisées par des ménages du Bade-Wurtemberg (Allemagne). " Les méthodes de nettoyage ne sont pas suffisantes pour réduire efficacement la quantité de bactéries et peuvent même augmenter la diffusion de maladies liées aux bactéries ", soulignent les scientifiques. Read More »

Yemen food crisis is man-made; economic strangulation used as war tactic


United Nations has recorded almost 400,000 cases of cholera and nearly 1,900 related deaths the past four months. The group described "hot zones" where there are especially high rates of cholera. The country is "racing towards the edge of a cliff", Auke Lootsma, U.N. Development Program Country Director, said. He said about 70 per cent of the country's 27 million people need humanitarian aid and almost 7 million are close to starvation. Read More »

Un fœtus découvert dans le ventre d'un nouveau-né — Insolite


C'est avant même sa naissance que le foetus a été découvert dans le corps du petit Mambra, au cours d'un contrôle médical prénatal de routine effectué en juillet par la future mère, âgée de 19 ans. A la surprise des chirurgiens, ce n'est pas une tumeur qu'ils ont enlevée du ventre du nourrisson mais son jumeau parasite qui était a semi-formé. Un phénomène rare qui ne concernerait qu'une naissance sur 500.000 et moins de 200 cas ont été recensés dans le monde. Read More »

Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD) Insider Sells $5206643.00 in Stock


It has underperformed by 0.31% the S&P500. First Interstate Bank increased Gilead Sciences Inc ( GILD ) stake by 11.77% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, June 14 by William Blair. The average 12-month price objective among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the previous year is $79.79. Read More »

Etihad Airways says assisting Australian police with plane attack probe


Mr Merhi was released about 7pm Tuesday and his solicitor, Moustafa Kheir, said he endured days of intense questioning. "There's a lot of stress associated there, and not knowing, and he was shocked that he was being questioned". "Etihad is complying fully with the enhanced security measures at airports in Australia and monitoring the situation closely", the airline said, without giving further details. Read More »

Brotherly love beyond borders: Shahid Afridi thanks Virat Kohli for special gift


Kohli responded to the tweet and wished Afridi good luck with the progress of the foundation. Virat Kohli has deep respect to Shahid Afridi- one of the great servants of Pakistan cricket. After Afridi's retirement from worldwide cricket, the Indian cricket team sent him a signed Virat Kohli shirt as a tribute to the legendary Pakistani all-rounder. Read More »

TRS Leader's son attacks toll gate staff with knife, arrested


The son of a Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) leader was caught on camera stabbing a toll plaza manager in Telangana's Ranga Reddy district on Monday night. In April this year, sons of Hindpur MP Nimmala Kristappa, N Ambarish and N Shirish, smashed the window glass of a toll booth in Karnataka after being asked to pay a toll fee. Read More »

Don't link Karnataka IT raids with Gujarat RS polls: Jaitley to Cong

Confirming the cash seizure, an IT official said: "We have recovered Rs 5 crore cash from the residence of Shivakumar". The Congress had flown its 44 Gujarat lawmakers from Ahmedabad on July 29 and lodged them in the Eagleton resort at Bidadi, 30km from here, ostensibly to prevent the BJP from poaching them ahead of the August 8 Rajya Sabha poll in which its senior leader Ahmed Patel is contesting for a fifth term from Gujarat. Read More »

Baby recovering after outbreak of cold sores

Samantha Rodgers, of Iowa, said she noticed blisters growing outside her son Juliano's mouth. She said doctors originally told her that the baby had the flu or a bad case of hand-foot-mouth disease. But Rodgers said: "It sucks because it's a lifelong problem now". Cold sores are highly contagious and can spread through saliva, skin-to-skin contact or by touching an object that someone infected with the virus touched, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics. Read More »

Philippines Has Highest HIV Growth Rate in Asia-Pacific


In 2016, 83 percent of newly reported HIV cases occurred among males who have sex with males and transgender women who have sex with males, UNAIDS said. Two out of three new HIV infections are found among men aged from 15 to 24, who have been found to have little awareness of HIV, its symptoms and treatment. Read More »

Service chiefs comply with directive, arrive Maiduguri


After a 4- hour closed-door meeting by the Defense, Army and Air Force chiefs with Commander and officers of Operation Lafiya Dole, the Director of Defense Information, Maj. He said some of the key information the military chiefs felt the troops need to succeed comprise: information on "terrorist sleeper cell, terrorist concentration areas and outpost location, collaborators and informants to the terrorists, suspicious habitation and living quarters within rural and urban centres, and ... Read More »

$1.47 EPS Expected for Hanover Insurance Group Inc (THG)


Amalgamated Bank's holdings in The Hanover Insurance Group were worth $604,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Timber Hill LLC bought a new position in The Hanover Insurance Group during the first quarter worth approximately $212,000. The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, June 30th. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, June 7th. The dividend yield was $2.12. Read More »

Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG) Upgraded to Buy by Argus

It has outperformed by 0.30% the S&P500. Glg Llc increased Energy Transfer Equity LP (NYSE:ETE) stake by 89,459 shares to 401,459 valued at $7.75 million in 2016Q4. Bank of Montreal Can increased its stake in Celgene Corporation by 149.8% in the first quarter. It also reduced Westrock Co stake by 8,175 shares and now owns 13,465 shares. Read More »

Opposition attacks govt on LPG hike: Cruel, anti


Subsidised LPG now costs Rs 477.46 per 14.2-kg cylinder in Delhi. An LPG cyclinder priced at Rs 420 last June, was now Rs 480, he said. Now, let us see some important developments in the background. 2 per cylinder increase , which has been effective from August 2016. Food Supplies and Consumer Welfare minister Surya Narayan Patro alleged the central government has cheated people, it had provided subsidy in some states in view of elections. Read More »

You Can't Sanitize Your Kitchen Sponge, So Just Throw it Out


The team, from Furtwangen University, Justus Liebig University and the Helmhotz Centre, sequenced 28 samples from 14 different used sponges collected from households. Sponges can also spread bacteria to places where it previously wasn't. They also noted one type of bacterium, called Moraxella osloensis , causes the sponge to smell, rather like laundry left too long to dry. Read More »

Alanis Morissette to Play Exclusive Show in Sydney


The singer-songwriter will perform at the ICC Sydney Theatre . She also had a recurring role in the hit series Weeds. The now 43-year-old singer will be making her way to Australia next year, however, she'll only be performing two concerts; one in Sydney , one in and Melbourne . Read More »

Architect of Modern Biology in India, Dr PM Bhargava, passes away


Bhargava is survived by his son Mohit and daughter Vaneetha. He belonged to the generation of nation building scientists who built the edifice of Indian science. degree in 1946 in Organic Chemistry and Synthetic Organic Chemistry from Lucknow University. He strongly opposed the approval of genetically modified foods in India. Read More »

Colorado man arrested for possessing 40 pounds of fentanyl


At 11:40 p.m., he allegedly placed a package wrapped in black tape on the backseat passenger floor of a parked auto, officials said. After Ramirez informed them of his room number at a nearby hotel, officers entered the Umbrella Hotel and discovered a black duffel bag filled with 17 similarly wrapped cylindrical packages, one of which was punctured, revealing a "tan powdery substance resembling heroin inside", the Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor said. Read More »

Sri Lanka make changes for second Test against india


He has been cleared to play the second Test, most likely at the expense of Danushka Gunathilaka, while Herath's situation is being closely monitored. Besides Thirmanne, Lanka will see also see the return of Dinesh Chandimal .The skipper missed the opening Test at Galle due to pneumonia, and in his absence, Rangana Herath led the side. Read More »