Medical


Two-part cancer treatment 'eliminates tumors in mice' Two-part cancer treatment 'eliminates tumors in mice'
- February 01, 2018

The small, mice study was published January 31 in the journal Science Translational Medicine . Teacher of medicine Idit Sagiv-Barfi, PhD, is the lead creator. (A microgram is one-millionth of a gram). The first, a short stretch of DNA, works with nearby immune cells to heighten the expression of an activating receptor on the surface of the T cells. (more...)
Scientists develop 90% accurate Alzheimer's blood test Scientists develop 90% accurate Alzheimer's blood test
- February 01, 2018

Researchers in Japan and Australia say they have made important progress in developing a blood test that could in future help doctors detect who might go on to get Alzheimer's disease. This means rigorous patient selection is essential, and with the new test, the process should improve exponentially. Inherent to the hypothesis that amyloid plaques in the brain are one of the main causes of the disease, is the notion that these plaques often build up slowly, over 10 or 20 years, before ... (more...)
Apple responds to United States probe of iPhone battery flap Apple responds to United States probe of iPhone battery flap
- February 01, 2018

Apple shares have declined about seven per cent in the past two weeks. The United States DOJ and SEC are reportedly investigating an Apple software update with a power management feature that can slow down older iPhones . Apple didn't explicitly say how the fix works, and users figured out what was happening later in the year. "With components deliveries delayed, Apple had struggled to keep up with demand for the iPhone X immediately after its launch". (more...)
Bret Bielema, Razorback Foundation reach financial agreement on buyout Bret Bielema, Razorback Foundation reach financial agreement on buyout
- February 01, 2018

The buyout will be broken down by monthly installments worth $322,567.57 through December 2020. "Having completed this agreement, I am pleased to move forward in my career and am excited about the future", Bielema said in the press release. (more...)
Rob Gronkowski declares himself 'ready to roll' in Instagram post Rob Gronkowski declares himself 'ready to roll' in Instagram post
- February 01, 2018

The Patriots are the obvious favourites on Sunday based on experience alone. Gronkowski was listed as out. Tom Brady has played in several Super Bowls, ICYMI. Defensive tackle Malcom Brown also returned to practice after suffering a foot injury and is expected to play in the Super Bowl despite a foot injury. (more...)
Global MMR Vaccine Market 2018- Merck, GSK and Seqirus Global MMR Vaccine Market 2018- Merck, GSK and Seqirus
- February 01, 2018

Ultimately, Human Vaccine Adjuvants Market report includes an in-depth analysis of sub-segments, market dynamics , feasibility study, key strategies used by leading players, market share study and growth prospects of the industry. What are the key outcomes of the five forces analysis of the Global Vaccine Delivery Devices market? A value chain analysis providing an all-inclusive point of the global Polyarylsulfone market is implemented while research. (more...)
Marc Bartra bids emotional farewell to Dortmund with Betis move confirmed Marc Bartra bids emotional farewell to Dortmund with Betis move confirmed
- February 01, 2018

Bartra was hit with shrapnel and had surgery on his wrist after explosives were detonated near the Dortmund bus in April. The Spaniard released a statement that hinted although the attack did change his life, he has become stronger after what he went through. (more...)
Woman's chopped body parts found in 2 gunny bags in Hyderabad Woman's chopped body parts found in 2 gunny bags in Hyderabad
- February 01, 2018

The incident came to light after after local residents of Kondpur spotted the blood-stained bags by the roadside and alerted the police. His colleague Narasimha opened the smaller of the two sacks to find the body parts, the report said. (more...)
U.S. 'concerned' over controversial Polish Holocaust law U.S. 'concerned' over controversial Polish Holocaust law
- February 01, 2018

On Sunday Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke out against the draft, calling for it to be dropped. Polish authorities insist that the proposed legislation explicitly protects any such testimony by survivors. The US, though recognises the fact that "the history of the Holocaust is painful and complex", and said it understands "that phrases such as "Polish death camps" are inaccurate, misleading, and hurtful". (more...)
Anthem Inc (ANTM) EVP Sells $3314052.72 in Stock
- February 01, 2018

The average volume was noted at 1578.11K shares while its relative volume was seen at 2.95. Receive Anthem, Inc . News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Anthem, Inc . (more...)
Virginia GOP Lawmakers Soften on Medicaid Expansion Virginia GOP Lawmakers Soften on Medicaid Expansion
- February 01, 2018

Those requirements “shall be consistent with the work requirements in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program [food stamps] and the Temporary Assistance for Families in Idaho [financial aid] program.”. In Northam's written response to Cox, he did not bring up work requirements, but the Democratic governor did say he accepts the Speaker's invite to begin a dialogue on health care. (more...)
Pocket-sized device decodes human genome Pocket-sized device decodes human genome
- February 01, 2018

The breakthrough, which was reported in a study published in the journal Nature Biotechnology on Monday, may now make sequencing genomes cheaper and faster. The ability to sequence using a portable device that only costs $1,000 may also put personalized genome sequencing into the mainstream. The authors speculate that these reads and longer ones can be generated routinely in future, enabling human genomes as complete as the reference genome which was the subject of over 20 years of ... (more...)
BT deny Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp's claim over FA Cup extra time BT deny Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp's claim over FA Cup extra time
- February 01, 2018

His remarks caused widespread disbelief among the broadcasters who insist that they had nothing to do with only four minutes being added on despite lengthy delays. BT Sport pundit Steven Gerrard tipped Rodriguez for an England recall after his two-goal salvo at Liverpool on Saturday and that was just the latest in a string of impressive performances. (more...)
Danny Picard: Super Bowl will come down to Patriots protecting Tom Brady Danny Picard: Super Bowl will come down to Patriots protecting Tom Brady
- February 01, 2018

Blount took a one-year deal with the Eagles , where he has had a good season and been a leader. But it's nice to know that some of the people you see here will be there as well-and we can't wait to see even more people get surprised with tickets to the Super Bowl between now and Sunday. (more...)
Schroder Investment Management Group Boosts Position in Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO) Schroder Investment Management Group Boosts Position in Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO)
- February 01, 2018

About 2.40M shares traded. The TJX Companies, Inc. International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) has risen 4.86% since January 31, 2017 and is uptrending. Rnc Capital Mngmt Lc holds 2.74% or 574,610 shares. Bangor Bancorp holds 13,302 shares or 0.17% of its portfolio. (NYSE:MO). 12,714 are held by Plancorp Lc. (more...)
Taking a Fresh Look at International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)
- February 01, 2018

Reynders Mcveigh Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Facebook Inc Cl A for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $546.09B market cap company. Baird. Citigroup maintained Altria Group, Inc. The stock has "Hold" rating by Lake Street on Friday, October 30. The company now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $164.37. (more...)
Commonwealth Equity Services Inc Acquires 9206 Shares of Chevron Co. (CVX)
- February 01, 2018

As the regular session came to an end, the price changed by -2.53% to $125.23. About 8.08M shares traded or 49.71% up from the average. ONEOK, Inc. (NYSE:OKE) has risen 23.81% since January 31, 2017 and is uptrending. Sumitomo Mitsui Tru Holding Inc stated it has 0.96% of its portfolio in Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX). Alphaone Inv Svcs Llc reported 189,437 shares. (more...)
Newcastle United sign Martin Dubravka on loan Newcastle United sign Martin Dubravka on loan
- February 01, 2018

Slimani and Dubravka are widely expected to be the only arrivals at St James' Park today despite links to the likes of versatile Real Madrid defender Marcos Llorente, taking Newcastle's tally of January loanees to three following Brazilian winger Kenedy's switch from Chelsea . (more...)
Overdose deaths in BC at all time high, again Overdose deaths in BC at all time high, again
- February 01, 2018

The powerful opioid fentanyl was detected in 999 of the confirmed and suspected deaths during that time, an increase of 136 per cent from the same period in 2016. The majority of deaths continue to occur in private residences. "As the coroners' data show all too clearly, we are still in the midst of a persistent and continuing epidemic of unintentional poisoning deaths", provincial health officer Dr. (more...)
Osinbajo Receives Late Ekwueme's Body Osinbajo Receives Late Ekwueme's Body
- February 01, 2018

I do not intend to delve into partisanship on this occasion but suffice it to say that had Dr. Ekwueme been allowed to play his proper and rightful role in the party he helped create, Nigeria would be a better place". The corpse, which was flown in a Nigerian Air Force flight NAF918, was received by the five South East governors. The plane landed in Enugu at 2:08 p.m. (more...)
Trump vows to rebuild American military might Trump vows to rebuild American military might
- February 01, 2018

He also slammed Trump for not acknowledging Russia's interference in the 2016 election. Democratic Rep. Eric Swalwell said if Trump is serious about reaching out to both parties on immigration, "he should invite Democrats and Republicans to the White House tomorrow" to work on those policies. (more...)
SNP strikes Budget deal with Greens ahead of key vote SNP strikes Budget deal with Greens ahead of key vote
- February 01, 2018

He made the comments after agreeing a deal with the Scottish Greens which will allow his tax and spending plans to win the Scottish Parliament's approval. But the proposals also include a starter rate of income tax which would be set at 19p and would be paid on the first £2,000 of taxable earnings. He accused the SNP of having broken its 2016 manifesto pledge not to increase the basic rate of income tax, adding: "This is a budget that can be summed up in four words - pay more, get less". (more...)
Henry Schein, Inc. (HSIC) Shares Bought by Baldwin Brothers Inc. MA
- February 01, 2018

The "percentage off the 52-week high or low" refers to when a stock current price is relative to where it has traded over the last 52 weeks. About 9,529 shares traded. The firm attains analyst recommendation of 2.30 on scale of 1-5 with week's performance of 2.32%. It increased, as 47 investors sold Henry Schein, Inc. (more...)
Bell Let's Talk Day returns to break down mental health barriers Bell Let's Talk Day returns to break down mental health barriers
- January 31, 2018

Chenhall said it's important to be kind to those experiencing mental illness issues while listening and asking. "And being listened to helps us feel that other people care about us and what we have to say". Mental health literacy is the basis for mental health promotion, prevention and best available care. There's also the Kids Help Phone for children and youth at 1-800-668-6868. (more...)
FDA says ordinary medication must repackage to assist in intercepting opioid epidemic FDA says ordinary medication must repackage to assist in intercepting opioid epidemic
- January 31, 2018

The request comes amid a spike in overdoses from large doses of the over-the-counter drugs, which contain a small amount of an opioid. Loperamide , sold under brand names such as Imodium , is an over-the-counter opioid medication used to treat diarrhea . (more...)
Nutritionist claims pizza can be a healthier breakfast than cereal Nutritionist claims pizza can be a healthier breakfast than cereal
- January 31, 2018

The report says a slice of pizza has protein, carbs and It might even have vegetables. The unknown fact is that an average slice of pizza and a bowl of cereal with milk hold almost the same amount of calories, according to Amer. Pizza may be eaten at any time of the day, but it is usually not regarded as breakfast food. Most breakfast cereals are packed full of sugar. Amer acknowledges that pizza isn't the ideal breakfast option but delivers a strong balance of carbs, protein, fats, and ... (more...)
Centre Firm on Deporting Rohingyas, Tells Supreme Court Centre Firm on Deporting Rohingyas, Tells Supreme Court
- January 31, 2018

Appearing for the National Human Rights Commission, senior counsel Gopal Subramanium initially told the court that he was in agreement with what Mehta was saying and that the NHRC was only concerned with the Rohingyas present in India. Bhushan also asked why the Centre could welcome Hindu, Sikhand others but it had a problem in extending the same treatment to Muslims. While batting for their rights, the NHRC sought for protection of Rohingya refugees in India including access of their ... (more...)
Drug Companies Shipped 20 Million Opioids To A Small West Virginia Town Drug Companies Shipped 20 Million Opioids To A Small West Virginia Town
- January 31, 2018

The U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce has been investigating the local pharmaceutical wholesaler since September when it asked for documents related to its shipments, the removal of its CEO and its response to the Drug Enforcement Administration's attempt to revoke its wholesaler license. (more...)
Sudan not under pressure to face Nigeria, insists Mohamed Taher Sudan not under pressure to face Nigeria, insists Mohamed Taher
- January 31, 2018

Sunday Faleye who twisted his shoulder in the Angola clash is out of the tournament, Daniel Itodo also out of the Sudan clash while dependable Orji Kalu, Ifeanyi Ifeanyi and Peter Eneji are big doubt for the clash. We have to put our mindset together to make our country proud. "The Nigeria match represents our greatest challenge because more is expected of us now". (more...)
Global cancer survival up, but progress uneven, study finds Global cancer survival up, but progress uneven, study finds
- January 31, 2018

Cancer patients' survival prospects are improving, even for some of the deadliest types such as lung cancer, but there are huge disparities between countries, particularly for children, according to a study published on Wednesday. "For many cancers, Denmark is closing the survival gap with the other Nordic countries", the report revealed in its summary. The most progress was seen in China (from 8 to 20 per cent), Japan (23 to 33 per cent), and South Korea (10 to 25 per cent). (more...)