Medicine

Larry Page's Kitty Hawk reveals autonomous flying taxis

Larry Page's Kitty Hawk reveals autonomous flying taxis A machine that takes off like a helicopter and flies like a plane is the design behind Cora , an autonomous vehicle that's taking flight from the Larry Page-backed Kitty Hawk , a flying auto company. Meet "Cora", the fully autonomous electric "air taxi" that flies like a helicopter at speeds of up to 177 kilometers per hour (110 miles per hour), transporting up to two people between 150 meters... [Full Article...]

Malfunction Leads to Loss of Frozen Eggs, Embryos

Malfunction Leads to Loss of Frozen Eggs, Embryos It remains to be seen whether patients whose tissue was in the freezer will still be expected to pay, DePompei told NBC News . The incident could have affected over 2100 frozen eggs and embryos say the sources. "Right now, our patients and families are our first priority". Prior to surgery, she underwent fertility treatment at University Hospitals to harvest eggs for her future. [Full Article...]

Pharma Bro gets jail for stock fraud

Pharma Bro gets jail for stock fraud Former drug company executive Martin Shkreli arrives at U.S. District Court for the third day of jury deliberations in his securities fraud trial in the Brooklyn borough of NY, U.S., August 2, 2017. She encouraged Shkreli to continue teaching inmates when he goes to prison. But she did say his conduct after the verdict made her doubt the sincerity of his remorse. [Full Article...]

Hed: Kerr praises Kevin Love's public battle with mental health

Hed: Kerr praises Kevin Love's public battle with mental health The Cleveland Cavaliers (37-26) will travel to take on the Denver Nuggets (35-28) Wednesday evening. Really I was just hoping my heart would stop racing. A week before getting injured, teammates Dwyane Wade and Isaiah Thomas called out Love for leaving a game against the Thunder early with "migraines" and missing practice the next day. [Full Article...]

CDC report maps ongoing opioid epidemic in the USA

CDC report maps ongoing opioid epidemic in the USA However, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island are among states showing a decrease in such visits, according to the CDC data. Miller attributed the decline in opioid deaths "to increased awareness about the opioid crisis, as well as an increase in the use of naloxone to reverse opioid overdoses". [Full Article...]

Teens who use e-cigarettes exposed to toxic chemicals, study finds

Teens who use e-cigarettes exposed to toxic chemicals, study finds When asked whether they used liquid with nicotine , 31 percent of participants said "always", 39 percent said "sometimes", 15 percent said "unsure" and 15 percent said "never". The rising number of youthful Americans smoking e-cigarettes are at incredible hazard for presenting themselves to these destructive contaminants regardless of the items being advertised as more beneficial. [Full Article...]

ER visits for opioid overdoses soar in Wisconsin

ER visits for opioid overdoses soar in Wisconsin From July 2016 through September 2017, opioid overdoes " increased for men and women, all age groups, and all regions". In states where the opioid crisis has been especially prevalent, backlogs have emerged. In Philadelphia, fentanyl-cocaine overdoses point to an unpredictably deadly drug supply . The opioid crisis seemed to be worsening most quickly in Wisconsin, where 109 percent more peo... [Full Article...]

Tiger Brands, Shoprite remove listeriosis products

Tiger Brands, Shoprite remove listeriosis products And South Africa's Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi announced the recall of ready to eat meat products from retail chain stores nationally after science experts traced the bacteria to Enterprise Food Production plant located in Polokwane. Harkett said all recalled products were being segregated and will be retained until they are removed from their stores by Tiger Brands and RCL Foods in accorda... [Full Article...]

Diabetes mellitus reclassified into 5 subtypes

Diabetes mellitus reclassified into 5 subtypes The three severe forms could be treated more aggressively than the two milder ones, he said. People with this type were overweight, and while still making insulin, their bodies weren't responding to it. These clusters can also understand the disease mechanism better they write adding that they used the key parameters that are used to monitor diabetes. [Full Article...]

Instant pot sold at Walmart recalled

Instant pot sold at Walmart recalled Double Insight says they received 107 reports of overheating, resulting in five incidents in minor property damage. Canada, consumers are warned that a manufacturer defect can cause the multicooker to overheat and melt on the underside, posing a fire hazard. [Full Article...]

United Nations report says North Korea aided Syrian chemical weapons projects

United Nations report says North Korea aided Syrian chemical weapons projects The Syrian government had deployed buses to the al-Wafideen crossing point, near the Eastern Ghouta suburb of Douma, on Tuesday, to allow residents to evacuate through a so-called humanitarian corridor established with help from Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

Transgender boy wins girls' state wrestling title for second consecutive year

Transgender boy wins girls' state wrestling title for second consecutive year Mack Beggs , an 18-year-old senior from Euless Trinity High School near Dallas, entered the tournament in Cypress outside of Houston with an undefeated record. Mack Beggs has captured his second straight state wrestling title. As he defeated Sanchez, boos rang out from the crowd. "Or if you want to do it, you can quit the sport". [Full Article...]

Transgender Texas wrestler wins second high school title amid controversy

Transgender Texas wrestler wins second high school title amid controversy But Beggs is required by rules to compete as a girl against girls, even though he's previously said he would rather wrestle boys. Cheers and boos greeted the judges' decision but it confirmed what everybody already knew about Mack Beggs: he is by far the best in his girls' wrestling weight class in Texas. [Full Article...]

ESPN, NFL report Chiefs to trade Peters to Rams

ESPN, NFL report Chiefs to trade Peters to Rams Peters has drawn the ire of some fans for refusing to stand for the national anthem, even though he has never explained why he is protesting. Peters will count $1.74 million toward the salary cap this season, the final year of his rookie deal, and the Rams will have until May 3 to decide whether to pick up his fifth-year option. [Full Article...]

Giants will receive compensatory fourth-round draft pick

Giants will receive compensatory fourth-round draft pick Teams are eligible for compensatory draft choices if a team loses more or better compensatory free agents than it acquires the previous year. The picks gained came in the fourth round (No. This marks the first time since 2011 that Tampa Bay has been awarded a compensatory pick. The Packers pick 14th overall in this coming year's draft, the highest draft position the team has had since 2009, wh... [Full Article...]

Michy Batshuayi hits back at racist fans

Michy Batshuayi hits back at racist fans During the encounter, the Atalanta fans, who have had a tainted reputation of demoralizing players through racial slurs targeted the latest Dortmund recruit in a brutal way which didn't go down well with the player. Atalanta were given a one-match stand closure last month, suspended for a year, after Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly was subjected to racist abuse. [Full Article...]

Abbas, in rare United Nations speech, calls for Mideast peace conference

Abbas, in rare United Nations speech, calls for Mideast peace conference France's U.N. Ambassador Francois Delattre said his government received Abbas' proposal with interest and will study his call for an worldwide conference, but USA participation in the Israeli-Palestinian peace process "is indispensable". The gathering should lead to full United Nations membership for the state of Palestine, mutual recognition of Israel and Palestine, and the creation of a new ... [Full Article...]

How did Louisville lose its 2013 championship — TIMELINE

How did Louisville lose its 2013 championship — TIMELINE Former director of basketball operations Andre McGee was found to have arranged "striptease dances and sex acts for prospects, student-athletes and others, and did not cooperate with the investigation". It became a Level I Violation which is the steepest penalty in the NCAA rules. We won those games. Louisville self-imposed a postseason ban in 2016; later that spring, it reduced its scholarshi... [Full Article...]

Trump keeps up attacks on Obama over Russian meddling

Trump keeps up attacks on Obama over Russian meddling Facebook's head of advertising, Rob Goldman, has apologized after a tweetstorm that seemed to downplay Russian interference in USA elections on the heels of indictments made by special counsel Robert Mueller late last week. Agents also recruited Americans to do things such as hold up signs at rallies organized to create content for Russian-created social media posts . [Full Article...]

Latvian bank freeze over alleged North Korea links

Latvian bank freeze over alleged North Korea links Mr Rimsevics, who has refused to step down but who was today suspended from his post , says he has received death threats. Norvik has filed an global complaint against Latvia in which it claims a "Senior Latvian Official" sought bribes from the bank and abused his power. [Full Article...]


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