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Researchers from Butterfly Network, a US based start-up, developed the device that works by shooting sound waves into the body and capturing the echoes. Place it on the zone of the body you wish to look at and a high contrast ultrasound picture will show up on your cellular device. The company, which has raised more than $100 million so far, is entering a market already crowded with an earlier generation of portable ultrasound scanners like Philips's Lumify, which costs around $6,000 and uses ...
  • Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ:WYNN) To Report Earnings

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    Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained it with "Hold" rating and $4200 target in Monday, July 24 report. The stock has "Neutral" rating by Sterne Agee CRT on Friday, March 11. A number of hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Walleye Trading Limited Company reported 5,272 shares stake.
  • Myanmar diplomat dies in mishap

    Myanmar diplomat dies in mishap

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    Myanmar Consul General in Kolkata Pyi Soe was killed in an accident in Jharkhand after his auto collided with a truck while traveling to Kolkata from Gaya on Friday. He was admitted in a local hospital but died later. Also, his wife and two others were injured in the mishap, reported ANI . His wife Nayo, personal assistant Tingung and driver Vipin Singh, who sustained injuries in the accident, have been taken to the Medica Hospital in Ranchi.
  • Accrington shooting: Boy, 14, arrested on suspicion of murder

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    Mr Holt, who worked painting road markings and is understood to have a young daughter, died in hospital a short time after police and medics arrived. According to The Mirror , Lee Holt, 32, was found with a single gunshot wound after police were called to an address in Lancashire, in the north of England, yesterday.
  • Marijuana users have more sex

    Marijuana users have more sex

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    If you consume marijuana, it may mean you have sex more frequently than those who don't partake of the stuff, a new study has shown. A major new Stanford University study shows a link between marijuana use and sexual desire, suggesting that there may be science behind the age-old practice of using the drug as an aphrodisiac.
  • AbbVie Inc. (NASDAQ:ABBV) Expected To Report Earnings On Friday

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    JMP Group LLC (JMP) has risen 2.86% since October 27, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.07% the S&P500. The good news is there's still room for AbbVie Inc. AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV) is another stock that is grabbing investors attention these days. Morgan Stanley has "Overweight" rating and $73 target. Texas Permanent School Fund sold 18,541 shares as Abbvie Inc (ABBV)'s stock rose 6.17%.
  • Facing heart surgery? Try to get an afternoon appointment

    Facing heart surgery? Try to get an afternoon appointment

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    The risk of a major cardiac event was 50 percent lower among patients who had surgery in the afternoon than in those who had surgery in the morning. "Currently, there are few other surgical options to reduce the risk of post-surgery heart damage, meaning new techniques to protect patients are needed", said study author Dr.
  • Vegas shooter brother in court today

    Vegas shooter brother in court today

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    Bruce Paddock - who also faces 19 counts of sexually exploiting a child - is being held on $60,000 bail. Brian added that after Stephen Paddock killed 58 people and wounded hundreds more at the Route 91 Harvest Festival , "we were anxious (Bruce) might come here and do something insane".
  • Financial Aid Can't Keep Pace With Public College Tuition Hikes

    Financial Aid Can't Keep Pace With Public College Tuition Hikes

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    Net price for the student's accommodation rises to an average $14,940. The College Board study reflects the first tuition and mandatory fee increases at California's state universities in six years: $336, or 2.7 percent, at UC to $12,630 and $270, or 5 percent, to $5,742 at CSU .
  • Buhari presides as FEC considers 2018 budget; Dambazau absent

    Buhari presides as FEC considers 2018 budget; Dambazau absent

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    The approval was given at a meeting of the council presided over by Buhari. Udoma added that a date would be fixed in liaison with the National Assembly for the President to submit the draft documents. Analysts have said the country's failure to meet its budget commitments in the last few years has been more significant than the size of the spending plan.
  • Walgreens stocking Narcan nasal spray in all pharmacies nationwide

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    It has the power to save lives by targeting opioid overdoses - something that kills more than 140 Americans every day. Narcan Nasal Spray , an opioid antagonist, is indicated for the reversal of known or suspected opioid overdose, including respiratory and/or central nervous system (CNS) depression.
  • Dr. Ashok Mahapatra thanks Odisha CM, media for supporting Jaga-Balia

    Dr. Ashok Mahapatra thanks Odisha CM, media for supporting Jaga-Balia

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    Initially, the second phase of the surgery had to be postponed as the boys had been going through blood transfusion initially. "Both the kids have other health issues as well". At that time he had also said that a renowned foreign doctor from USA, who is a pioneer in cranial separation surgery, was contacted. They had created a venous bypass as the two shared veins that return blood to the heart from the brain.
  • Shock Poll Puts Gillespie Eight Points ahead of Northam in Virginia

    Shock Poll Puts Gillespie Eight Points ahead of Northam in Virginia

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    Gillespie is a Washington insider who has largely kept the president at an arm's distance so far, fearful of alienating Virginia's moderate voters. Trump is backing Republican Ed Gillespie in the off-year race, and on Thursday he said Northam will be "weak on crime" and "doesn't even show up to meetings/work".
  • The Nikkei: Apple can ship only 20 million iPhone X this year

    The Nikkei: Apple can ship only 20 million iPhone X this year

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    The company's tenth-anniversary device, the iPhone X , has always been rumoured to be in short supply due to the difficulty of production for certain components such as the aforementioned camera system for Face ID as well as the organic light-emitting diode (OLED) panel that covers nearly the entire front.
  • CDC recommends new shingles vaccine

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    Mona Marin of the division of viral diseases at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That suggests that the immunity people get from the vaccine wears off eventually. There are 27 confirmed cases there who have all been vaccinated previously with two doses of the vaccine. There's a mumps outbreak going on now at Syracuse University in NY and they've started vaccinating students there.
  • Drug company founder indicted in alleged nationwide opioid conspiracy

    Drug company founder indicted in alleged nationwide opioid conspiracy

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    The charges against Insys Therapeutics founder John Kapoor came on the same day that President Donald Trump was expected to declare the opioid crisis a nationwide public health emergency. Insys stock was sharply lower Thursday morning, trading down about 11 percent at $6.62 a share. Kapoor's attorney, Brian Kelly, said his client is innocent, according to CBS News.
  • This New RNA Editing Technique Could Help Delete Some Diseases

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    Researchers revealed that they can now change the nitrogen bases that make up DNA, known as adenine (A), thymine (T), guanine (G) and cytosine (C). Such noncutting gene editors are possibly safer than traditional DNA-cutting versions, says Gene Yeo, an RNA biologist at the University of California, San Diego.
  • Thriving at Work: a review of mental health and employers

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    The report also recommends that companies include a section on mental health in their annual reports, which is something the review found only 11% of companies now do. These include "not getting things done", developing a "fixation with fair treatment issues", and "withdrawing from colleagues". Empowering employees to look after their own mental health is a crucial step towards this.
  • Fisher Price recalls 63000 infant motion seats over fire hazard

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    The "Soothing Motion Seats" with model numbers CMR35, CMR36, CMR37 and DYH22 and "Smart Connect Seats" with model number CMR39 are included in the recall, the Consumer Product Safety Commission wrote. According to the CPSC, almost 63,000 of the infant seats are being recalled due to the fire hazard . Approximately 63,000 Soothing Motion Seats were sold in the United States, and about 2,000 in Canada.
  • Many High-Risk Women Skip MRI Breast Cancer Screenings

    Many High-Risk Women Skip MRI Breast Cancer Screenings

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    Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed non-skin cancer and the second-leading cancer killer among USA women. That included 15 percent of those with a 20 to 24 percent lifetime risk of breast cancer, and only half of those with more than a 40 percent risk.
  • Namibia clarifies ties with reclusive North Korea

    Namibia clarifies ties with reclusive North Korea

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    The fate of 22-year-old Warmbier, who died June 19 after returning home, comatose, from an extended period of imprisonment in the hermit kingdom, was never directly related to the weapons program but has become a locus of ongoing tensions between the United States and North Korea.