Medtronic buys remainder of Mazor Robotics in $1.6B deal

Mazor's CEO Uri Hadomi was questioned past year by the Israel Securities Authority on suspicion of using insider information concerning the previous deal with Medtronic , during which he became a shareholder in the company. J.P. Morgan Securities L... More..

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Contact lens users warned over rare infection that causes blindness
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Contact lens users warned over rare infection that causes blindness

Acanthamoeba is a microorganism that creates cysts, thus causing the cornea to swell, hurt, and become infected. Removing contacts immediately and seeing your eye doctor if you have any eye pain, sensitivity...More..

Alzheimer's rates will rise dramatically over the next 40 years
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Alzheimer's rates will rise dramatically over the next 40 years

Alzheimer's disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States and the fifth leading cause among those aged 65 and older. Alzheimer's disease is characterised by progressive impairment of cog...More..

by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) EVP Kevin Hourican Sells 8,564 Shares

Volume is an important indicator in technical analysis as it is used to measure the relative worth of a market move. Notwithstanding that, the passion for the stock has decreased, which sees decrease in its t...More..

Octopus on ecstasy behaves the same as human, reveals secret genetic link
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

Octopus on ecstasy behaves the same as human, reveals secret genetic link

Scientists at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine say they have discovered new insights into social behaviour by giving MDMA to octopuses. While humans are naturally social creatures, octopuses prefer...More..

Women chained in police van drown in Hurricane Florence floods
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

Women chained in police van drown in Hurricane Florence floods

Highway 76 and Pee Dee Island Road in Marion County. "If that road is in an area where it is a flood risk, and waters were rising, why were they driving on that road anyway?" he said . Cooper warned that the...More..

High sugar levels in yogurt may up obesity risk
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

High sugar levels in yogurt may up obesity risk

The researchers surveyed the sugar content of over 900 yogurts in United Kingdom supermarkets and found that the average amount of sugar across yogurt categories (children's, organic, flavored, etc.) was well a...More..

Zimbabwe Needs $35 Million To Fight Worst Cholera Outbreak In A Decade
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

Zimbabwe Needs $35 Million To Fight Worst Cholera Outbreak In A Decade

President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Wednesday said his government was working on replacing the old sewer infrastructure installed by the Rhodesian regime, which was constantly bursting in Harare , leading to the...More..

Food research articles retracted by leading medical…
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

Food research articles retracted by leading medical…

Ivan Oransky, a co-founder of Retraction Watch who teaches medical journalism at New York University, says Wansink appears to have engaged in a practice in which researchers cherry-pick data points to get the...More..

Just one in 10 of us will be smokers in 2023, say…
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

Just one in 10 of us will be smokers in 2023, say…

Smokers looking to quit as part of the annual Stoptober campaign are being warned not to go "cold turkey". The organisation said only independent e-cigarette shops are listed. Deborah Arnott, chief executive ...More..

FDA: Some flea and tick medications can increase seizure risk in pets
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

FDA: Some flea and tick medications can increase seizure risk in pets

These products are approved for the treatment and prevention of flea and tick infestations. All of these products contain a pesticide called isoxazoline. That being said, some serious neurological reactions hav...More..

DE reports 1st West Nile death since 2012
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

DE reports 1st West Nile death since 2012

West Nile virus is transmitted to humans by the bite of an infected mosquito. According to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, one in five people who are infected develop a fever and other symptom...More..

High gluten diet in pregnancy ups childs diabetes risk
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

High gluten diet in pregnancy ups childs diabetes risk

Unlike the Type 2 form of diabetes, Type 1 has nothing to do with lifestyle and is irreversible and until now, scientists have thought of Type 1 diabetes as an unavoidable condition that has more to do with gen...More..

Too many children injured by baby walkers, study finds
by | Friday, September 21, 2018

Too many children injured by baby walkers, study finds

That is a troubling statistic. The study found that although the intention behind walkers is to increase mobility and independence, instead "injuries can be severe and can include skull fracture, brain inju...More..

Flu Shot: Where To Get The Vaccine In Michigan
by | Friday, September 21, 2018

Flu Shot: Where To Get The Vaccine In Michigan

But this isn't because the vaccinations don't work for most people. When you get your flu shot this year , you may notice you don't feel so good the morning after. Fee flu shots will be offered to the public...More..

Study Shows This Scent Can Stimulate Hair Growth
by | Friday, September 21, 2018

Study Shows This Scent Can Stimulate Hair Growth

The researchers found that applying synthetic sandalwood odour molecules on samples of human scalp stimulated hair growth by reducing cell death and boosting the production of growth factors in the hair root....More..

Marijuana ETF Soars as Cannabis Stocks Tilray, Canopy Growth Corporation Rally
by | Friday, September 21, 2018

Marijuana ETF Soars as Cannabis Stocks Tilray, Canopy Growth Corporation Rally

Tilray completed its initial public offering in July with its shares priced at US$17 per share. Tilray, along with Aurora Cannabis , spiked Monday after BNN Bloomberg reported that Coca-Cola is in serious ta...More..

One in 11 USA teens have vaped cannabis, new study finds
by | Friday, September 21, 2018

One in 11 USA teens have vaped cannabis, new study finds

Public Health England (PHE) said it would continue to monitor the use of e-cigarettes by people under the age of 18 years in England "very carefully". Gottleib, basing his comments on federal figures that will ...More..

Canadian marijuana imports OK'd by US for California study
by | Friday, September 21, 2018

Canadian marijuana imports OK'd by US for California study

Cannabis has been approved for medical use on a wide variety of conditions in 31 states, but this is the first time scientists have raised the possibility of its effectiveness for calming essential tremor. Pau...More..

Canada Bans Use of Trans Fats
by | Friday, September 21, 2018

Canada Bans Use of Trans Fats

Replacing trans fats in foods with unsaturated fatty acids, such as canola oil, decreases the risk of heart disease. The U.S.'s plan to ban any products that contained industrially produced trans fats, as wel...More..