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Medical Model who lost leg to Toxic Shock Syndrome may lose other leg
Author: 0 Model who lost leg to Toxic Shock Syndrome may lose other leg

She drove home and immediately went to bed. "I think this is my objective and I wouldn't change it for the world", she said. "She was trying to get me up because someone was knocking on my front door". 'My left foot has an open ulcer, no heel, and no toes, ' she wrote in an op-ED featured in InStyle . Wasser lost part of her right leg and the toes on her left foot in 2012, but her misery hardly ended there.

Medical Coast Guard crew returns to Key West with large drug haul
Author: 0 Coast Guard crew returns to Key West with large drug haul

It happened during a 68-day drug patrol in the Eastern Pacific. They also got the cocaine, which the Guard says is worth more than $53 million on the street. Operation Martillo was launched in 2012 by a to help combat transnational criminal organizations moving illicit cargo. The seized cocaine is said to be valued at $135 million.

Medical McKayla Maroney Accuses USA Gymnastics Of Buying Her Silence On Sexual Abuse
Author: 0 McKayla Maroney Accuses USA Gymnastics Of Buying Her Silence On Sexual Abuse

Maroney has accused the USOC of covering up its knowledge of Nassar's misconduct as part of a "culture and atmosphere that conceals known and suspected sexual abusers" in papers filed in Los Angeles Superior Court. The amount and level of abuse that Nassar perpetrated is horrifying, and that USA Gymnastics protected itself and sought to silence a prominent Olympian is disgusting.

Medical Baby girl born after spending almost 25 years as frozen embryo
Author: 0 Baby girl born after spending almost 25 years as frozen embryo

Emma was unfrozen in March and implanted two days later, WPXI reported . Sommerfelt, who transferred the embryos into Gibson's uterus, said she was amazed that embryos of such an old age could result in the successful birth of a baby. Emma was born healthy and without any complications, which can be mind-boggling when you consider that her embryonic self was frozen for the past 25 years.

Medical FDA approves first gene therapy targeting rare form of inherited blindness
Author: 0 FDA approves first gene therapy targeting rare form of inherited blindness

People with this disorder "now have a chance for improved vision , where little hope previously existed", Dr. Peter Marks, director of the FDA's Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, said in an agency news release. Highly anticipated early-stage data for Spark's gene therapy for hemophilia A disappointed analysts and investors when presented at a recent medical conference, though hopes remain high for its hemophilia B therapy, being developed with Pfizer Inc.

Medical Hillsborough jail investigating lawyer who filmed sex acts in Pinellas jail
Author: 0 Hillsborough jail investigating lawyer who filmed sex acts in Pinellas jail

Spark was charged with exposure of sexual organs, introduction/possession of contraband into a county detention facility and soliciting for prostitution. Gualtieri said Spark met the first woman, 28, when he paid her for sex after finding her ads online before she went to jail. Spark would reportedly film the woman in the private room and started by asking her to narrate sexual fantasies.

Medical Canadian Blood Services says holidays 'a challenging time' for blood supply
Author: 0 Canadian Blood Services says holidays 'a challenging time' for blood supply

N. now has 350 openings between Boxing Day and January 6. The next blood donation opportunity in Meeker County is from 1 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 27, at the Church of St. "The period between Christmas and the New Year is when platelet stocks are most at risk", warned Blood Service spokeswoman Jemma Falkenmire. A brief time spent donating blood can give a patient a lifetime of possibilities for those who need it.

Medical People allergic to eggs, safe to get flu vaccine
Author: 0 People allergic to eggs, safe to get flu vaccine

However, now the Joint Task Force On Practice Parameters says that people with egg allergies don't need to take special precautions. Last year, the CDC and the American Academy of Pediatrics both relaxed their flu shot guidelines for patients with egg allergies.

Medical The US government says North Korea was behind WannaCry cyber attack
Author: 0 The US government says North Korea was behind WannaCry cyber attack

The official spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss details not yet public. "The United Kingdom attributes the attack to North Korea, and Microsoft traced the attack to cyber affiliates of the North Korean government", wrote Bossert. The US has declared North Korea the perpetrator of the widespread and financially devastating WannaCry ransomware cyberattack that rapidly spread across the globe in May, hitting hospitals , companies, and other critical institutions in countries around the ...

Medical Ramos: Ronaldo Is A Legend
Author: 0 Ramos: Ronaldo Is A Legend

News has broken in Spain this week regarding a new investment by Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo . The Portuguese appeared in court in July over accusations he evaded 14.7 million euros (R226.63 million) worth of tax between 2011 and 2014.

Medical Boko Haram attacks United Nations team in Borno, kills 4
Author: 0 Boko Haram attacks United Nations team in Borno, kills 4

In November this year, the Senate called on President Muhammadu Buhari to abolish the Excess Crude Account, after declaring it alien to the 1999 constitution and, therefore, illegal. The Daily Trust said indications are rife that the Central Bank of Nigeria may have concluded arrangement to re-introduce cash handling fees for both deposits and withdrawals as its board of governors approve the full implementation of the cashless policy nationwide.

Medical Anesthetic Drug, Ketamine, Decreases Suicidal Thoughts Faster Than Common Sedatives
Author: 0 Anesthetic Drug, Ketamine, Decreases Suicidal Thoughts Faster Than Common Sedatives

But how can you tell if a friend or loved one with depression is having? One group received a low-dose of ketamine, while the other group received a low-dose of midazolam, a sedative. For the study, researchers selected 80 patients suffering from clinical depression, who also considered suicide. Specifically, they investigated whether or not ketamine could reduce suicidal thoughts within 24 hours of administration.

Medical Health officials say flu now widespread in CT
Author: 0 Health officials say flu now widespread in CT

Almost all deaths among children under five with influenza-related lower respiratory tract infections occur in developing countries. The Georgia Department of Public Health says this year's flu season is likely to be a rough one nationwide.

Medical Hardik Patel says BJP hacked EVMs for Gujarat Elections
Author: 0 Hardik Patel says BJP hacked EVMs for Gujarat Elections

Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) vital contender and Gujarat deputy chief minister, Nitinbhai Patel, on Monday uttered confidence that his party would keep hold of the state. According to News 18, the BJP was ahead in 92 seats in Gujarat at 09:26 IST, slightly better than the Congress, which was ahead in 83 seats. He said that EVMs are hackable.

Medical Billionaire and wife found dead at home
Author: 0 Billionaire and wife found dead at home

Sherman "gave his life to the singular objective of our organization - innovating for patient affordability", Apotex said in the statement. "A very, very sad day." expressing shock at the death of his "dear friends", who he described as "wonderful human beings", and "Incredible philanthropists, great leaders in health care", concluding: "A very, very sad day".

Author: 0 Cisco Systems' (NASDAQ:CSCO) Buy Rating Reiterated at Robert W. Baird

About 47.17M shares traded or 143.59% up from the average. Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO ) has risen 13.20% since December 17, 2016 and is uptrending. Basswood Management Ltd Liability Corporation has invested 0.44% in F.N.B. (NASDAQ:CSCO) on Thursday, August 18 with "Neutral" rating. Deutsche Bank has "Buy" rating and $33 target.

Medical Aaron Rodgers throws first TD in return from injury
Author: 0 Aaron Rodgers throws first TD in return from injury

They did it by goading Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers into an uncharacteristically sloppy day, and playing the kind of polished offense they've seen in fits and starts all year. That's what Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton did on Sunday, taunting the Green Bay Packers before throwing for a touchdown. But he started over Jonathan Stewart a week after the veteran had 103 yards rushing and three touchdowns, and proved worthy of that from the outset.

Medical Unusual Sexual Liaisons: Snow Monkeys in Japan Are Cavorting With Deer
Author: 0 Unusual Sexual Liaisons: Snow Monkeys in Japan Are Cavorting With Deer

The scientists are unable to tell if this is because female deer and young deer would fling them off, or because the monkeys actually do prefer bucks or stags. They reveal that Japanese snow monkeys have no preference between sex within their own species. The footage captured in Minoo, Japan, showed female macaques' jumping onto the backs of large sika deer and thrusting their pelvis in a clearly sexual motion.

Medical Supreme Court extends deadline for Aadhaar linkage up to March 31
Author: 0 Supreme Court extends deadline for Aadhaar linkage up to March 31

The Supreme Court today extended the deadline for linking of Aadhaar with various schemes and welfare measures, including mobile phone (SIM), to March 31 next year. Having directed the extension of deadline till March 31, 2018 for the linking of Aadhaar with bank accounts and mobile phones, the court further directed that the extension shall apply to the schemes framed by all the central ministries and departments including by the state governments.

Medical 2 missing after portion of building collapses
Author: 0 2 missing after portion of building collapses

All four victims were labourers who were carrying out the repairs. Fire brigade was immadiately rushed on the spot. According to officials, there were a total of 41 tenants residing in the building. Three labourers pulled out from under the rubble were taken to JJHospital, where they were declared brought dead. A fire engine, a rescue van, an ambulance along with fire brigade personnel are deployed at the site for rescue work.

Medical Larry Nassar to appeal federal sentence on child pornography convictions
Author: 0 Larry Nassar to appeal federal sentence on child pornography convictions

President Lou Anna Simon acknowledged the women at the beginning of the meeting; she apologized to them and said how critical it is to create an environment where victims can feel safe. Trustee Mitch Lyons added, "We're going to do what's right for the victims ahead of the university", and insists a case like Larry Nassar will never happen again.

Medical Japan imposes economic sanctions on North Korea
Author: 0 Japan imposes economic sanctions on North Korea

The US State Secretary said during a UN Security Council meeting that the US does not seek war with North Korea , but will do all that is necessary to defend itself. On September 3, Pyongyang carried out its sixth nuclear test, setting off an underground explosion that registered a 6.1 on the seismic scale. North Korea has conducted 20 ballistic missile launches this year, including the first tests of two intercontinental ballistic missiles.

Medical H&M Sales Hit By Falling Visitors to Stores
Author: 0 H&M Sales Hit By Falling Visitors to Stores

H&M has seen its sales badly affected by consumers' growing inclination towards a more online focused model. In Swedish crowns, they have shrunk once before, in the first quarter of 2011. "It looks like H&M's product offer has been very sub-optimal this season for what is now a more globally diversified company, and this will need to be addressed for investors to regain faith in H&M longer term", RBC analyst Richard Chamberlain, who has an "outperform" rating on the stock, said in a note to ...

Medical Reading social media posts can lead to depression
Author: 0 Reading social media posts can lead to depression

Numerous studies have discovered that passively reading social media posts and not expressing your reaction to them, can lead to depression. The researchers further went on to claim that interacting with people - "especially sharing messages, posts, and comments with close friends and reminiscing about past interactions - is linked to improvements in well-being".

Medical Mobile Phones Are A Danger To Health, California Warns
Author: 0 Mobile Phones Are A Danger To Health, California Warns

The state department drafted guidelines on cell phone radiation risks back in 2014, but it never released them. But scientists elsewhere have dismissed this potential link as, at best, unproven and, at worst, utterly implausible. The guidelines also warn people not to use so-called radio frequency blockers, as these might actually increase exposure levels. As the FDA states on its website, '[t] he weight of scientific evidence has not linked cellphones with any health problems.' Likewise, ...

Author: 0 Noteworthy Buzzers: Allergan plc (AGN), Oragenics Inc. (OGEN)

The stock volatility for the week was 2.60% while for the month was 2.64%. Allergan (NYSE: AGN ) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, November 1st. Average volume has an effect on the price of the security. Gemmer Asset Management Limited Liability holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN ) for 135 shares.

Medical Sunny Leone rejected by Karnataka Government for New Year Party
Author: 0 Sunny Leone rejected by Karnataka Government for New Year Party

Sunny Leone became a popular celebrity in India since her appearance on the reality show Bigg Boss . He has told the police commissioner that not to give the permission for Sunny Leone event and they have taken the permission to conduct a programme which has let them hold the cultural activities like the music , or the Bharatnatyam dance not the Sunny's performance.

Medical Income tax rises for people in Scotland earning over £24000 a year
Author: 0 Income tax rises for people in Scotland earning over £24000 a year

Despite the changes, Mr Mackay insisted that most Scots will be paying less income tax thanks to a new "starter rate" and an increase in the personal allowance, which combined would protect those earning up to £33,000 from any rise. "The message from this Budget is clear: don't be ambitious, don't be hard working, and don't be successful in the SNP's Scotland". She said: "We have been clear that the NHS can not be expected to fund this from existing budgets".

Medical Stranger rescues man who falls on subway tracks
Author: 0 Stranger rescues man who falls on subway tracks

Passengers miraculously saved a passed out man on Brooklyn subway tracks at the Avenue H station in Flatbush. Other straphangers ran to the end of the platform and screamed at the subway engineer to stop, with the train halting outside the station.

Medical Does the Man Flu Exists?
Author: 0 Does the Man Flu Exists?

Lead researcher Dr Kyle Sue from the Memorial University of Newfoundland found fellas have weaker immune systems when it comes to dealing with chest, cold and flu bugs. SOME studies show that male sex hormone testosterone may suppress the immune system's response to flu, but don't be fooled - he's pulling your leg.

Medical Electronic waste poses 'growing risk' to environment, human health
Author: 0 Electronic waste poses 'growing risk' to environment, human health

The report finds that 4 percent of e-waste was thrown into landfills , while the remaining 76 percent was likely incinerated, recycled by third-party organisations, or stored in people's homes. In 2007, only about 20 percent of the world's population was online, but that number has since increased to almost 50 percent. China was the biggest source of the scrap with 7.2 million tonnes in 2016, ahead of the United States.

Medical Christmas Miracle: Baby Born With Heart Outside Body Survives Risky Surgery
Author: 0 Christmas Miracle: Baby Born With Heart Outside Body Survives Risky Surgery

British officials say a baby born with an extremely rare condition has survived three surgeries to place her heart inside her chest. The three-week-old baby has been named Vanellope Hope Wilkins. Glenfield Hospital/University Hospitals of Leicester/NHS TrustVanellope was born with her heart located outside her chest. "I had seen one in foetal life around 20 years ago but that pregnancy was ended".

Medical Christmas Bird Count is Saturday
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Prior to the turn of the 20th century, hunters engaged in a holiday tradition known as the Christmas "Side Hunt". People interested in participating can choose a count to join by location , too, or by date. 30. The count will last until about noon, and participants are asked to dress warmly. The count in Minnesota involves as many as 70 census circles.

Medical US Mum Held After Son's 323 Doctor Visits
Author: 0 US Mum Held After Son's 323 Doctor Visits

Kaylene Bowen , (pictured) told doctors her son had a severe milk allergy and needed a lung transplant due to the side effects. According to WFAA , medical records reveal that Christopher was seen 323 times at hospitals and pediatric centres in Dallas and Houston.

Medical Surgeon marked initials on patients' livers
Author: 0 Surgeon marked initials on patients' livers

A surgeon pleaded guilty to burning his initials into two patients' livers during transplant operations . The newspaper said the instrument used to mark the patients, an argon beam coagulator, typically does not leave permanent scars . Sitting at the back of the court on Wednesday, Bramhall, wearing a pink shirt and dark suit, spoke to confirm his name and to confirm to the judge that he understood the proceedings.

Medical Capacity of wine glasses has increased seven-fold over past 300 years
Author: 0 Capacity of wine glasses has increased seven-fold over past 300 years

To conclude, researchers pointed to several policy options for reducing drinking outside the home as well as influencing the size of glasses people use at home - where most alcohol , including wine, is drunk . The paper also reveals that alcohol is the fifth largest risk factor for premature mortality and disability in high-income countries. According to a new study published in the BMJ, the UK's wine consumption quadrupled between 1960 and 1980, then doubled again between 1980 and 2004.

Medical Flu Is Now 'Prevalent' In New York
Author: 0 Flu Is Now 'Prevalent' In New York

Many might think of the flu as a temporary setback and inconvenience that comes with the territory during the late fall and winter months, but the reality is that it can be a very unsafe disease. The authors estimated that the vaccine was only about 10 percent effective in Australia. The CDC did not give reasons for the hike in estimates but said the study by it and global health partners was based on data from a larger, more diverse sample of countries than previously.

Medical She Had a Heart. The Problem: It Was Outside Her Chest
Author: 0 She Had a Heart. The Problem: It Was Outside Her Chest

A team of around 50 performed the procedure, the hospital said, including obstetricians, surgeons, anesthetists and midwives. Fifty doctors operated on her right after her birth . After three operations, the infant's heart, which had protruded through a hole in her chest, is now in her body and covered by her own skin. "However, chances of successful surgery and long term survival were very poor; they understood that and wanted to continue with the pregnancy".

Medical Why you should water your Christmas tree
Author: 0 Why you should water your Christmas tree

Every year, Christmas tree fires cause $13 million dollars in property damage and result in four to five deaths. Additional information states that one of every 32 reported home Christmas tree fires resulted in a death, which is higher than the average deaths suffered in home fires.

Medical Egyptian singer jailed over banana video
Author: 0 Egyptian singer jailed over banana video

Shyma was arrested on November 18, police said, following complaints about the video for her song "I Have Issues". Other parts of the video featured Shyma licking an apple, coloring her lips and playing the role of a "naughty" teacher in front of a blackboard, on which "class #69" was written.

Medical 'The Voice' Season 13 Has Its Four Finalists
Author: 0 'The Voice' Season 13 Has Its Four Finalists

Last week Blake said Chloe was the clear favorite on The Voice going into the Top 8. After the nationwide vote based on last night's solo performances and duets, three artists automatically advanced to the finals, the bottom two were automatically eliminated, and the singers in 4th, 5th, and 6th place had to go up against each other, singing live for the instant save.

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Author: 0 There's "A Real Chance" LeBron James Joins The Rockets In 2018

With Anthony Davis missing the game with a groing injury , Jrue Holiday continued his impressive scoring, with 37 points on the night. It was the most hard contest the team has faced since Paul's return from a knee injury , but in the end, they made it look easy and extended their nine-game winning streak.

Medical Drivers beware of hazardous roads as snow turns to ice
Author: 0 Drivers beware of hazardous roads as snow turns to ice

The warning is valid from 11am Wednesday, December 13 to 8am Thursday, December 14. Met Eireann say heavy showers will be widespread tonight and there's a chance of hail and thunder. There will be a few bright spells - but it'll still be very cold. So all in all, it's going to be freezing cold, windy, wet, thundery, icy and occasionally snowy.