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Mumbai teen rape survivor gives birth to baby boy in JJ Hospital

Mumbai teen rape survivor gives birth to baby boy in JJ Hospital Earlier last month, a 10-year-old rape survivor, whose abortion plea was rejected by the Supreme Court on health grounds, delivered a baby girl through C-section. The Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed the rape survivor, a student of Class 7 from Mumbai to terminate her 31-week-old pregnancy at JJ Hospital. [Full Article...]

Help end the stigma of talking about mental health

Help end the stigma of talking about mental health Meanwhile divorced men are at greatest risk of suicide, being almost three times more likely to kill themselves than men who are married or in a civil partnership. But, we need to remember that every suicide is a tragedy that leaves devastation in its wake. We want this money to be used to support local actions as part of the implementation of the national suicide prevention strategy, recognisin... [Full Article...]

Alcohol industry accused of misleading public over cancer risk

Alcohol industry accused of misleading public over cancer risk Alcohol consumption is an established risk factor for a range of disease, accounting for about 4 per cent of new cancer cases annually in the United Kingdom, researchers said. According to research, booze manufacturers are "misleading" the public despite strong evidence of the risks. "We know people want to stack the odds in their favour to help prevent cancer if they can, so it's vitally importa... [Full Article...]

First positive West Nile virus case in Westchester

First positive West Nile virus case in Westchester West Nile Virus was identified in an adult Ochlerotatus dupreei , a species that is occasionally collected in light traps in Brunswick County. Most people who do get the virus won't experience any symptoms. Drain standing water around your home, such as bird baths or pet dishes. Turn over wheelbarrows, wading pools, boats, and canoes when not in use. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Harvey: 70% of home damage costs aren't covered by insurance

Hurricane Harvey: 70% of home damage costs aren't covered by insurance The NFIP now has $23bn of debt owed to the US Treasury with a total borrowing capacity of $30.4bn, which could be reached with losses related to Harvey , according to Fitch. The enactments also includes the GOP administration's request for $450 million to support the Small Business Administration's disaster loan program. [Full Article...]

Fentanyl detected in 81% of overdose deaths, BC Coroners Service says

Fentanyl detected in 81% of overdose deaths, BC Coroners Service says The BC Coroners Service says 91 people died due to illicit drug overdoses across the province in July, representing the third consecutive month of declining totals. Lapointe also said most of the deaths occur indoors when people are using drugs alone and without the ability to get help. She said she hoped the latest numbers would drive home the importance of reducing harm and risk, and that it wou... [Full Article...]

Symons Capital Management Inc. Acquires Shares of 80820 Fitbit, Inc. (NYSE:FIT)

Institutional investors and hedge funds own 56.04% of the company's stock. Here are a few other firms who have also updated their positions. DnB Asset Management AS increased its holdings in Fitbit by 57.8% during the 2nd quarter. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 3,758,050 shares of the stock were exchanged. By having an overview of the Income statement for Fitbit Inc (NYSE:... [Full Article...]

Trading Notes on AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV): Active Stock Recap

Trading Notes on AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV): Active Stock Recap About shares traded. AbbVie Inc (NYSE: ABBV ) has risen 10.63% since September 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.07% the S&P500. Pillar Pacific Capital Management Llc decreased Macy's Inc (M) stake by 61.33% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. [Full Article...]

FEMA's Harvey funding down to $541M

FEMA's Harvey funding down to $541M According to Bloomberg, FEMA's Disaster Relief Fund held $1.01 billion Tuesday, with $541 million designated as " immediately available " for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. Irma is the most powerful Atlantic hurricane ever recorded. The House is planning on taking up an initial disaster relief bill of $7.85 billion, $7.4 billion of which would go toward FEMA's disaster fund. [Full Article...]

Boy Goes Into Cardiac Arrest After Taking Big Bite Of Hot Dog

Boy Goes Into Cardiac Arrest After Taking Big Bite Of Hot Dog Thinking of the heart as an electric pump, the problem "can lead to abnormal heart rhythms in the lower chambers of the heart that can be associated with sudden death", Dubin said. There's more on Brugada syndrome at the National Organization for Rare Disorders . While Brugada disorder conclusion are hard to quantify, around 4 out of 1,000 individuals in the USA have tried positive. [Full Article...]

Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP) Position Raised by Alps Advisors Inc

Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP) Position Raised by Alps Advisors Inc Thor Industries Inc now has $5.73 billion valuation. Kroger Co (NYSE:KR) has declined 16.08% since September 6, 2016 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 31.66% the S&P500. Prudential Financial Inc. raised its stake in Office Depot by 72.2% in the second quarter. Therefore 30% are positive. The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Monday, September 12 by Telsey Advisory Group. [Full Article...]

Chinese Woman Jumps Off Building After She Is Denied C-Section

Chinese Woman Jumps Off Building After She Is Denied C-Section Then she killed herself. The 26-year-old woman, identified only by the surname Ma, was admitted to the maternity ward of Yulin No. 1 Hospital in Shaanxi Province, Northern China, last Wednesday. He was later informed via nurses that his wife disappeared and moments later he saw medical staff placing his wife's dead body on a stretcher. The physicians recommended that the woman deliver her chil... [Full Article...]

Melbourne researchers develop new screening test for Parkinson's disease

Melbourne researchers develop new screening test for Parkinson's disease Individuals were separated into three groups based on their scores, representing poor, medium, and good sense of smell. The research included 1,510 white and 952 black participants with an average age of 75. Currently, there are no laboratory tests for Parkinson's disease and by the time patients show symptoms, nerve cells in the brain have already experienced irreversible damage. [Full Article...]

Rajdhani engine, power coach go off track in Delhi

Rajdhani engine, power coach go off track in Delhi The incident comes hours after seven coaches of the Howrah-Jabalpur Express derailed near Sonbhadra in Uttar Pradesh this morning, which was believed to be a result of damaged tracks. And on August 19, 14 coaches of Utkal Express derailed in the same state, killing at least 24 people and injuring over 150 others. Suresh Prabhu resigned as Railway Minister in the last few days taking responsibili... [Full Article...]

Your height may up risk of blood clots

Your height may up risk of blood clots The researchers found that among same-sex sibling pairs, the risk of venous blood clots was significantly lower in siblings at least 2 inches (5 cm) shorter than their taller siblings. However, tall women only seem to develop the blood disease in their legs. The professor of medicine and director of the Cardeza Center for Vascular Biology Research at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas... [Full Article...]

Rohingyas to be Deported, Don't Preach India on Refugees: Kiren Rijiju

Rohingyas to be Deported, Don't Preach India on Refugees: Kiren Rijiju The Rohingya issue will definitely be a key issue that will be discussed. The Rohingya are described as one of the most persecuted communities in the world by the United Nation. "No other country accepted refugees as much as India has accepted", he added. The plea also stated that "this act (deportation) would also be in contradiction with the Principle of Non-Refoulement, which has been widel... [Full Article...]

Stroke death rates stall

Stroke death rates stall Stroke deaths increased significantly among Hispanics and in the South between 2013 and 2015, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Wednesday. The researchers found that the likelihood a person dies from stroke differs by race; Black Americans are the most likely to die from stroke. However, the annual percentage change in stroke death rates changed from 2000 to 2015, fr... [Full Article...]

The HealthEquity, Inc. (HQY) Updates FY18 Earnings Guidance

Alps Advisors Inc.'s holdings in HealthEquity were worth $535,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). About 1.53 million shares traded or 210.50% up from the average. Robert W. Baird maintained Healthequity Inc (NASDAQ:HQY) on Wednesday, September 7 with "Neutral" rating. Zacks Investment Research lowered HealthEquity from a buy rating to a hold rati... [Full Article...]

Buhari returns to Abuja after Sallah holidays in Daura

Buhari returns to Abuja after Sallah holidays in Daura Issoufou dropped at the Umaru Musa Yar'adua Airport in Katsina state and was received by top government officials including Governor Aminu Bello Masari. The National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, had on Tuesday said Nigeria economy snapped out of its first recession in 25 years as Gross Domestic Product, GDP, returned to positive growth. [Full Article...]

Zika virus may help fight brain cancer

Zika virus may help fight brain cancer Michael Diamond, study author and professor of medicine, molecular microbiology, pathology and immunology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Because Zika targets fetus stem cells, researchers hypothesized that it might also be able to target glioblastoma cells, according to findings published on September 5 in the Journal of Experimental Medicine . [Full Article...]


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