Medicine

3D printed ovary may help restore fertility

3D printed ovary may help restore fertility A team of researchers from Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine and the McCormick School of Engineering has successfully implanted 3D bioprinted prosthetic ovaries into a number of infertile mice. This study is just one example of the possibilities afforded by 3-D printing, according to Woodruff. Earlier this year, her lab use tissue cultures to create a miniature 3D model of th... [Full Article...]

Sen. Lindsey Graham to President Trump: Stop Tweeting About the Russia Investigation

Asked about the president's tweet at a press briefing Friday, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer declined to elaborate. Because he is firing the checks and balances? Clapper said that he believes that the system of checks and balances "is under assault and eroding". [Full Article...]

South Carolina high school student dies after drinking too much caffeine

Although, as the coroner explained, caffeine will effect different people in different ways, according to the website Caffeine Informer , 300 - 400mg of caffeine is a healthy amount for most adults. Watts also told children to be careful of what they drink and the amount they consume because events can turn from safe to life-threatening in a matter of a few hours, giving the victim no time to r... [Full Article...]

Central African Republic violence 'highly worrying,' UN says

Central African Republic violence 'highly worrying,' UN says They had succeeded in partly securing the town by dusk, said Herve Verhoosel, spokesman for the United Nations mission (MINUSCA). Early Saturday, another Moroccan soldier died in a similar attack on the base and a nearby Muslim-dominated area. [Full Article...]

White House goes blue to honor nation's police officers

President John F. Kennedy established May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day in 1962, and designated the week in which it falls as National Police Week. This is the 35th year for Amarillo's memorial service. "It takes a special kind of person to serve in law enforcement", said Mayor Susan Haynie at Monday's ceremony. [Full Article...]

What my mother taught me

What my mother taught me In his typical wisdom Winnie the Pooh said, "As soon as I saw you , I knew an adventure was going to happen". Today, if you aren't taking your mother to brunch or on an outing or even stopping by for a visit, pick up the phone and give her a call. [Full Article...]

Ignoring your mental health can be risky business

Ignoring your mental health can be risky business Cheshire Constabulary senior HR manager Jo Jones, who is taking part in the walk, said: "The aim is to get our colleagues and the public talking about mental health". Mental health care systems are in crisis. She and others fear that early, effective intervention and low-priced treatments for people suffering from mental illness and substance abuse may become a thing of the past under the Repu... [Full Article...]

Brazil says Zika epidemic is officially over

Brazil says Zika epidemic is officially over The Zika virus emergency fell upon Brazil when the country was preparing to host the 2016 Olympics, fuelling the concerns that Rio Olympics could spread the virus. The state of emergency had been declared in November 2015. The first pregnant woman in Nebraska with Zika gave birth to a healthy baby girl earlier this week at Methodist Women's Hospital in Omaha. [Full Article...]

Caffeine-infused bagel perks up Einstein Bros menu

Caffeine-infused bagel perks up Einstein Bros menu The new breakfast obsession contains about 32 milligrams of caffeine, according to Fox News , which is about a third of the amount you'd find in your regular eigh-ounce cup of joe. Basically, the bagel is a boost to the caffeine you're already drinking (so in that sense, it's more like coffee cake than you might think). The other two Boosted Bagels are the Cherry Chia Bagel, with cherries, ... [Full Article...]

Health care groups fighting push to repeal 'Obamacare'

Health care groups fighting push to repeal 'Obamacare' The newly revised U.S. healthcare bill aimed to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, remains a few votes short from passing in the House of Representatives, Congressman Steve King said in an interview on Wednesday. [Full Article...]

Whitman Howard Indicates Potential 34.6% Increase In Shares Of Imperial Brands Plc

Whitman Howard Indicates Potential 34.6% Increase In Shares Of Imperial Brands Plc One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and ten have assigned a buy rating to the company. In other Imperial Brands PLC news, insider Alison Cooper sold 3,911 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Wednesday, February 15th. TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: " Imperial Brands PLC (IMB) Receives GBX 4,140.21 Consensus PT from A... [Full Article...]

Severe Weather Could Impact Area Festivals

Severe Weather Could Impact Area Festivals The day will be a bit warmer with temperatures hitting the low to mid-60s. Most of the area has stayed dry, but we do still have a chance for a scattered strong storm or two across the NW edge of the area Friday evening. Thunderstorms will rapidly develop across the west and southwestern parts of the state in the afternoon and early evening. Residents are advised to monitor the ALERTS page of ou... [Full Article...]

Threat of showers continue nightly Wednesday through Friday

Threat of showers continue nightly Wednesday through Friday This afternoon skies will clear out rather quickly and we will have sunny skies with highs in the mid to upper 70s. A few showers ending early in the morning, and then clearing. A cold front heads to the coast by Saturday afternoon and pushes more clouds and rain showers into the valleys by Saturday night . Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. [Full Article...]

Facebook Killer Takes his Own Life as Police Close in

Facebook Killer Takes his Own Life as Police Close in The video was shared by Denny's Service Center in the 2800 block of Buffalo Road. Authorities said Robert Godwin Sr., a father of 10 and a former foundry worker, was killed by Steve Stephens while the 74-year-old victim was picking up aluminum cans after spending Easter with family. [Full Article...]

Birthday boy Judge, Severino carry Yankees past Red Sox, 3-1

Guys like Gary Sanchez and Greg Bird garnered most of the attention around Yankees camp heading into the 2017 Major League Baseball season. Reigning AL Cy Young victor Rick Porcello (1-3) lost his third straight start, giving up three runs - two earned - in 6 2/3 innings. [Full Article...]

Key question ahead of all-senators North Korea briefing: Will Trump attend?

During a White House luncheon with UN Security Council ambassadors Monday, Trump "was very clear that he will be the president who will deal with" North Korea and that military action remains an option if China fails to rein in Pyongyang, a senior diplomat said. [Full Article...]

More police training, public education needed to stop 'drugged' driving

More police training, public education needed to stop 'drugged' driving Jefferson County Sheriff Deputy Kevin Schwindt tests a driver, whose face is illuminated by police auto lights, to see if he is under the influence of drugs or alcohol, at a mobile Driving Under the Influence (DUI) checkpoint in Golden, Colorado, U.S. [Full Article...]

April the giraffe cam gallops offline, but 'this isn't the end'

April the giraffe cam gallops offline, but 'this isn't the end' Jordan, giraffe caretakers Alyssa and Corey, and veterinarian Dr. Tim said their goodbyes to viewers on Animal Adventure Park's Facebook page before they went into April's stall to say one last farewell on the live cam. During the first few months of 2017, millions of people worldwide watched in anticipation, and at times in frustration, as April the giraffe prepared to give birth. [Full Article...]

US home sales rise shoot up to 10-year high

US home sales rise shoot up to 10-year high This was the fastest sales rate since February 2007. Sales were up 4.4% to a seasonally-adjusted annual rate of 5.71m from a downwardly-revised 5.4m in February. And 48 percent of the existing homes that sold in March had been on the market for less than a month, the national Realtors said . "A growing pool of all types of buyers is competing for the lackluster amount of existing homes on the m... [Full Article...]

Trump advisers to meet Tuesday to discuss Paris climate agreement

Trump advisers to meet Tuesday to discuss Paris climate agreement Trump has said the United States should "cancel" the deal, but he has been mostly quiet on the issue since he was elected last November. That's a tack advanced in a letter to Trump, previously reported on by E&E News, by North Dakota Republican Rep. [Full Article...]


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