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Ship Arrival at Space Station Delayed due to Software Problem

Ship Arrival at Space Station Delayed due to Software Problem

NASA officials have informed that software problem will result in delay of cargo ship to the International Space Station. Cygnus spacecraft built by Orbital Sciences will be captured by robotic arm of International space station, operated by astronauts.

News of Possible Attack on Syria has Scared Investors and Pushed Oil Prices

News of Possible Attack on Syria has Scared Investors and Pushed Oil Prices

After the news of possible US attack on Syria, the oil prices firmed up and stock markets across the world witnessed decline. However, Syria itself is not a major issue for the oil prices to rise. Syria has been producing only 50,000 barrels per day of oil and those are refined in domestic market for their own use.

Asian Stocks Gain; US Federal Reserve Could Delay Stimulus Reduction

Asian Stocks Gain; US Federal Reserve Could Delay Stimulus Reduction

Asian markets gained hoping that US Federal Reserve could delay the reduction in economic stimulus next month. The US home sales were lower and market experts feel that US Fed could delay the rollback in fiscal stimulus.

US Consumer Confidence Drops in August

US Consumer Confidence Drops in August

 

US Consumer confidence has seen minor decline in August from six-year high. The interest rates have gone up and so are the prices of some products as economy picks up. The mood is surely optimistic, but there is a slight decline.

Braiding Causes Baldness - New Data

Braiding Causes Baldness

It has been seen that most of the African American women like to braid or tightly weave their hair.  This hairstyle is considered to never go out of fashion. In a new research it has been confirmed that such braiding or tight weaving can cause permanent hair loss.

Anti-Smoking Lobby in the UK Face Heat from Retailers

Anti-Smoking Lobby in the UK Face Heat from Retailers

The anti-smoking lobby has grown stronger with the passage of everyday over the past few years. The government announced a ban on the display of cigarette packs in stores on Thursday that is also observed as ‘no smoking day’ in the UK.

Mental Health Budgets Suffer from Decreasing Funds

Mental Health Budgets Suffer from Decreasing Funds

Mental illness is a reality that is staring down at the world; one of the biggest causes of people suffering from such conditions, is stress. These diseases happen to inflict everyone, from teenagers to the elderly.

Medtronic Resolves Issues with FDA

Medtronic Resolves Issues with FDA

On Wednesday Medtronic Inc. announced that the issues highlighted in the two warning letters from the Food and Drug Administration regarding their facilities in Mounds View and Juncos, Puerto Rico have been resolved. The resolution of these issues means that critical medical devices produced in these plants can now be made ready for introduction into the United States market.

Medicare and Medicaid Fraud Reaches an Estimated $47 Billion

Medicare and Medicaid Fraud Reaches an Estimated $47 Billion

Dishonest businessmen and scam artists are becoming more and more secretive and complex in their ways of committing fraud against taxpayer-funded Medicare and Medicaid. In one example, a man would enter apartments in Delaware and ask to speak with elderly residents in order to “educate” them on the different types of medical equipment available to them.

First Drug for Lupus in 50 Years Released Passed Approval Wednesday

First Drug for Lupus in 50 Years Released Passed Approval Wednesday

On Wednesday the Food and Drug Administration announced its approval of a drug designed for the treatment of lupus; the first of its kind to hit the market in more than 50 years. The drug, called Benlysta, helps manage the symptoms of lupus, an immune disease that attacks the organs of the body.

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