• Balloon obesity devices linked to 5 patient deaths, says FDA
Balloon obesity devices linked to 5 patient deaths, says FDA

Used to treat obesity , the balloon is inserted into the stomach and filled with liquid to partially fill the stomach so that patients will achieve fullness eating less food. In February, the FDA had issued a preliminary warning to medical providers to carefully monitor such reactions. Apollo Endosurgery (NASDAQ: APEN ) says its ORBERA device ...

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  • Will you eat 100-year-old fruitcake found in Antarctica ?
Will you eat 100-year-old fruitcake found in Antarctica ?

It's been documented that Scott liked this particular brand of cake. The Antarctic Heritage Trust found a almost edible 100-year-old fruitcake in the oldest building in Antarctica, according to reports Thursday. In a statement, Lizzie Meek, the Trust's Programme Manager-Artefacts, described the cake as "an ideal high-energy food for Antarctic c...

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  • Donald Trump: North Korea should be 'very, very nervous'
Donald Trump: North Korea should be 'very, very nervous'

And they should be very nervous. President Donald Trump's doubling down on his "fire and fury" comment is only encouraging Pyongyang to stay on its current nuclear weapons "course", says an arms control expert. territory and the Marianas archipelago, but it was "prepared for any eventuality". The leader of the country, Kim Jong-un, has p...

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  • Court: Medical marijuana transport case can advance
Court: Medical marijuana transport case can advance

Under a series of proposals, approved patients would have access to lotions, ointments, patches and chewable tablets. The Health Department says all products will be subject to rigorous testing. The addition of five companies to the state's medical marijuana program brings the total number of companies operating in NY to 10. As of August 8, 2017,...

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  • CRISPR'd pigs offer hope for the human organ transplant shortage
CRISPR'd pigs offer hope for the human organ transplant shortage

In the future, the team might be able to grow human-like or even personalized organs in pigs before transplanting them into humans so anti-rejection drugs aren't needed at all. "We don't know that if we transplant pig organs with the viruses that they will transmit infections, and we don't know that the infections are risky", Fishman said.

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  • Minnesota Coach PJ Fleck Surprises Kicker with Full Scholarship
Minnesota Coach PJ Fleck Surprises Kicker with Full Scholarship

We're a sucker here at Dr. Saturday for walk-ons earning scholarships. Kyle said that Juenemann is one of his favorite players after hearing that Fleck chose to give Kyle the chance to deliver an unforgettable surprise to Juenemann. Juenemann was awarded a full scholarship for his final year. Fleck released a video of the announcement on Twitter ...

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  • India slump to 97th spot in Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings
India slump to 97th spot in Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings

In the process, India have set a new record of consecutive months inside the Federation Internationale de Football Association top 100. India still have 341 rating points with no changes from their last month's tally. And Namibia are the best movers of the month climbing up 20 places from 156 to 136. They reached 99 in the world ranking's inaug...

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  • New research suggests this vitamin could help prevent miscarriages
New research suggests this vitamin could help prevent miscarriages

Considering one in four pregnancies in Australia end in miscarriage annually, this breakthrough could irrevocably change the lives of the 103,000 impacted by this traumatic experience each year. The scientists used genetic sequencing on women who had suffered from miscarriages and birth defects, and found they had specific gene mutation that af...

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  • Al-Qaeda-linked terrorist arrested in Delhi ahead of I-Day celebrations
Al-Qaeda-linked terrorist arrested in Delhi ahead of I-Day celebrations

In a major breakthrough for the Intelligence agencies, suspected Al Qaeda in Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) fugitive, Syed Mohammed Zishan Ali was brought back from Saudi Arabia. The man, identified as Raza-ul-Ahmed, belongs to the Ansarullah Bangla group and was nabbed while trying to escape to Nepal. Ali and his brother Syed Mohammed Arshiyan were ...

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  • Marijuana is more risky than cigarettes; triple death risk from hypertension
Marijuana is more risky than cigarettes; triple death risk from hypertension

Despite certain campaigners emphasizes cannabis is safer than tobacco, the Study shown that use of marijuana is more risky for the heart than cigarettes. The risk increases by more than one time for every year of cannabis use. When it comes to heart health, is marijuana any safer for you than tobacco? In his response to Healthline, Armentano ...

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  • Scores drown as human trafficker forces them off boat near Yemen
Scores drown as human trafficker forces them off boat near Yemen

IOM staff found the shallow graves of 29 people on a beach in Shabwa province during a routine patrol and provided medical care to 27 surviving migrants who had stayed on the beach, according to the United Nations -affiliated organization. "This is shocking and inhumane", Mr de Boeck said. Twenty-seven survivors were found on a beach by the Inter...

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  • Florida man finds boa constrictor living in his attic
Florida man finds boa constrictor living in his attic

His son, however, was convinced it was a snake. When he finally went up there to check it out, he found a huge boa constrictor living there. A snake trapper helped the family safely remove the boa from the attic, and in the process found it had shed some skin.

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  • Colorectal Cancer Death Rates Rising in People Under 55
Colorectal Cancer Death Rates Rising in People Under 55

A new report finds that colorectal cancer mortality rates have increased in adults under 55 since the mid-2000s after falling for decades, strengthening evidence that previously reported increases in incidence in this age group are not exclusively the result of more screening.

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  • Larsson close to Hull switch
Larsson close to Hull switch

Due to his experience, Larsson had been offered possible deals by many teams across the world but has opted to join Hull. He comes in with over 500 career appearances in the game and 90 global caps having first began his career with Arsenal and in a brief statement to theOfficial Site as his signing was announced, the player explained.

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  • The ultimate summertime drink, the Moscow Mule, could poison you
The ultimate summertime drink, the Moscow Mule, could poison you

That includes vinegar, fruit juice, wine and, yes, a traditional Moscow mule, whose pH is "well below 6.0." the bulletin says. The Moscow mule - that Instagram-ready cocktail that has surged in popularity in recent years - has only a few ingredients: vodka, ginger beer, lime and ice.

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  • #AintNoCinderella: Indian women mock politician who blamed stalking victim
#AintNoCinderella: Indian women mock politician who blamed stalking victim

An authority says the incident is Kundu's fault for allegedly being stalked because she was driving 'so late at night.' Varnika Kundu shared her ordeal on Facebook, explaining how two stalkers had started chasing her car from a distance of some kilometers; they then drifted their car in front of Kundu's and then approached her vehicle on foot, a...

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  • Tiger Woods to plead guilty to reckless driving
Tiger Woods to plead guilty to reckless driving

In situations where a first time DUI offender meets the conditions of entering the Program, the defendant is required to plead guilty at arraignment to Reckless Driving. Woods also had no expanation for why both of the driver's side wheels of his vehicle were flat and why there was damage to his front and back bumpers.

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  • Mauricio Pochettino tells Tottenham fans to expect late signings in transfer window
Mauricio Pochettino tells Tottenham fans to expect late signings in transfer window

The dig is that Tottenham are over-celebrating falling short, when they should be more upset in the old adage "second is nowhere". They need to be putting players in there that they can play without Alli and Kane and rest them. Spurs may simply not have enough money to buy top-class players and afford their wages. It will be a blow for them to mo...

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  • Google engineer fired over memo is a UI grad, Bronze Tablet scholar
Google engineer fired over memo is a UI grad, Bronze Tablet scholar

Pichai wrote. "These differences aren't just socially constructed because [for one thing] they often have clear biological causes and links to prenatal testosterone.they're exactly what we would predict from an evolutionary psychology perspective".

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  • '13 Reasons Why' adds new actors including Broadway royalty
'13 Reasons Why' adds new actors including Broadway royalty

A growing conflict in Season 1, the lawsuit accuses the school of being negligent and allowing bullying to have negative effects on students like Hannah. Logan, who played Tia Stevens on The Fosters , will play a "well-respected track star with a secret". Lawson has been cast as Liberty High's baseball coach Rick, and Miller will play Sonya, a "...

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