• George RR Martin Updates Fans Of His Progress, Jon Snow To

    George RR Martin Updates Fans Of His Progress, Jon Snow To

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    Fans have faced long months of waiting for the new Game of Thrones episode. During the infamous author's discussion with " Flashpoint Weekly " way back 1999, he revealed the tragic fate of two major characters in the hit HBO series " Game Of Thrones ".
  • Wisconsin salmonella infections linked to dairy bull calves

    Wisconsin salmonella infections linked to dairy bull calves

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    Twenty-one people have been infected in eight states from January 11 through October 24, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Federal and state health officials say a multistate outbreak of salmonella bacteria that is resistant to several drugs has been linked to infected dairy bull calves purchased in Wisconsin.
  • Trump Announces Head Of Medicare And Medicaid Services

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    About Verma , Trump said: "She has decades of experience advising on Medicare and Medicaid policy and helping states navigate our complicated systems". Verma, who heads a healthcare consulting company, SVC Inc., has worked closely with Vice President-elect Mike Pence, the Governor of IN, IN designing the state's health care system.
  • 20 co-workers to split Powerball jackpot of nearly $421M

    20 co-workers to split Powerball jackpot of nearly $421M

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    A lucky victor of the Powerball beat the odds right here in North Carolina by matching their ticket with all white balls drawn. The purchaser of the winning ticket bought the $1 Power Play, doubling the $1 million prize. The winning numbers in the draw, which was one of the popular lottery's biggest to date, were: 17, 19, 21, 37 and 44. Prizes must be claimed and tickets validated before winners can be identified.
  • Death Toll From Melbourne 'Asthma Thunderstorm' Reaches Eight

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    Another patient remains in intensive care. Over the next few hours, hospitals across the region treated more than 8,500 people in connection with the event, which flooded emergency lines with thousands of calls and overwhelming the health system as they struggled to treat the victims.
  • Technical Take: Amicus Therapeutics Lower Despite Approval For Migalastat

    Technical Take: Amicus Therapeutics Lower Despite Approval For Migalastat

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    The company's stock has a Return on Assets (ROA) of -20.5 percent, a Return on Equity (ROE) of -55.4 percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of 0 percent. Amicus is initially targeting lysosomal storage disorders, which are severe, chronic genetic diseases with unmet medical needs. It has also initiated a clinical study in patients with Pompe disease, a LSD to investigate its treatment paradigm that consists of ATB200, which is an engineered recombinant human acid alpha-glucosidase enzyme with ...
  • HHS nominee Tom Price opposes Obamacare, backs Medicare vouchers

    HHS nominee Tom Price opposes Obamacare, backs Medicare vouchers

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    Price said November 17 that Republicans plan to use a procedural measure known as reconciliation to make the changes to Medicare in 2017. "None of these are improved" by the Affordable Care Act, he added. Any changes to Medicare and the health care law would be far-reaching, affecting some 85 million Americans. Congressional Republicans are calling this system "premium support", while opposing Democrats insist that it's a voucher system.
  • New study shows marijuana users have low blood flow to the brain

    New study shows marijuana users have low blood flow to the brain

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    The marijuana user has multiple perfusion defects with lower perfusion shown as scalloping and gaps in perfusion of the temporal and parietal areas. Smoking pot can decrease blood flow to the brain, reports a new study. Talking to Medical News Today , study co-author Dr. Cyrus Raji, of the University of California-San Francisco, said the team was surprised by just how much marijuana use affected brain blood flow.
  • Vic farmer trapped for days in hay baler

    Vic farmer trapped for days in hay baler

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    An Air Ambulance is on its way to the scene. A hay baler is a type of farm machinery used to compress crop into compact bales. It was a busy night for the region's emergency services, who were also called to a paragliding accident at Bells Beach.