Medical


Amgen picks RI for new $160M state-of-the-art plant Amgen picks RI for new $160M state-of-the-art plant
- April 11, 2018

Salem Investment Counselors Inc. now owns 809 shares of the medical research company's stock valued at $139,000 after buying an additional 36 shares during the last quarter. (NASDAQ: AMGN ). Putnam Invests Ltd Com owns 1.90 million shares or 0.74% of their United States portfolio. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.28 in 2017 Q4. (more...)
The Cure to demo new songs, says Robert Smith The Cure to demo new songs, says Robert Smith
- April 11, 2018

He also announced that he'll headline Meltdown's final night backed by other Cure members. Meanwhile, The Close to Me singer - who is curating this year's Meltdown festival at London's Southbank and is set to perform himself - admits the role has inspired him to get back into the studio. (more...)
Gas prices rise again, but trade worries limit increase Gas prices rise again, but trade worries limit increase
- April 11, 2018

In St. Louis, most people are paying $2.48 per gallon, and the number is rising. "I still believe there is still room for those prices to go up, but we've seen continued high demand for gasoline, even higher than in 2017, when gas was much cheaper than we are now", Redman said. (more...)
PM announces injection of cash towards prostate cancer research PM announces injection of cash towards prostate cancer research
- April 10, 2018

The prime minister is to launch a new drive against prostate cancer, which kills more than 11,000 men every year in the United Kingdom and causes great anxiety and sometimes suffering for the 47,000 men who get a diagnosis. 'I know we can do more. The biggest issue in prostate cancer is establishing which men have a form that will rapidly grow and could be lethal and which have a slow-growing tumour that may not affect their long-term health. (more...)
Surgeon General Praises Kentucky's Opioid Efforts, Urges Widespread Use of Narcan Surgeon General Praises Kentucky's Opioid Efforts, Urges Widespread Use of Narcan
- April 10, 2018

Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams said. "Research shows that when naloxone and overdose education are available to community members, overdose deaths decrease in those communities", he said. Adams emphasized that knowing how to use naloxone and keeping it within reach can save a life. Adams said the president agrees that cost should not be a barrier for anyone. (more...)
Sleep Deprivation Associated with Development of Alzheimer's Disease Sleep Deprivation Associated with Development of Alzheimer's Disease
- April 10, 2018

The findings, from the University of Eastern Finland, showed that some anti-epileptic drugs are known to impair cognitive function and the risk of Alzheimer's and dementia was specifically linked with these drugs. The new study was conducted by scientists from the NIH, Yale, and Piramal Pharma, a company in Boston that manufactures some of the radioactive molecules used in PET and provided some funding for the study. (more...)
Officials in DE warn: the flu is not over yet Officials in DE warn: the flu is not over yet
- April 10, 2018

During cold and flu season vs off season, participants were more likely to exceed the maximum daily dose (6.5% vs 5.3%, respectively; odds ratio [OR], 1.24; 95% CI, 1.04-1.48) and to have a greater number of days of paracetamol use 4 g (3.9% vs 2.8%, respectively; OR, 1.37; 95% CI, 1.11-1.69). (more...)
SC denies Sereno petition for inhibition by 5 associate justices SC denies Sereno petition for inhibition by 5 associate justices
- April 10, 2018

Now, you keep on blabbering. I will help any investigator. "I'm putting you on notice that I'm your enemy and have to be out of the Supreme Court", a seething Duterte told Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno in a press conference he held at the global airport in his hometown of Davao City in Mindanao before flying to China to attend an worldwide conference. (more...)
Shakib stars in Sunrisers win Shakib stars in Sunrisers win
- April 10, 2018

Sunrisers Hyderabad and Rajasthan Royals , the two teams which were most affected by the recent ball-tampering scandal, lock horns on Monday. SRH has seasoned players like Williamson , Shikhar, Yusuf, Manish, Carlos, Deepak, and Shakib. The runs flowed and RR bowlers looked hapless. The match will be played today that is 9 at 2000 hrs (IST) Apil 2018 at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad . (more...)
Brokerages Anticipate US Bancorp (USB) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $5.53 Billion
- April 10, 2018

Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB) has declined 10.68% since April 8, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 10.89% the S&P500. Majedie Asset Management Ltd increased its stake in Us Bancorp Del ( USB ) by 15.8% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)
Humboldt Bronco player's organ donation inspires others to become donors Humboldt Bronco player's organ donation inspires others to become donors
- April 10, 2018

Transplant Manitoba communications specialist Roberta Koscielny said about 423 people signed up between Friday night and Monday afternoon. There now are more than 120,000 men, women and children waiting for organ transplants in the United States, and every 10 minutes, another person is added to the waiting list, according to the organization's website. (more...)
Passenger offloaded for carping about mosquitoes, Indigo says he was unruly Passenger offloaded for carping about mosquitoes, Indigo says he was unruly
- April 10, 2018

Fellow passengers claimed that after Dr Rai boarded, he complained to the crew about mosquitos flying around. Rai alleged that he was also manhandled by the crew. IndiGo's president and director Aditya Ghosh apologised for the incident and said an action was taken against the airline staff for manhandling the passenger. (more...)
USA deficit, debt to balloon under Trump tax cuts: Congressional Budget Office USA deficit, debt to balloon under Trump tax cuts: Congressional Budget Office
- April 10, 2018

The GOP tax cuts and omnibus spending bill will push the deficit over $1 trillion next year, according to a report by the Congressional Budget Office . The deficit is projected to reach $804 billion this year, a 21 percent increase over last year's $665 billion shortfall and $242 billion more than CBO projected in its June 2017 report. (more...)
Modi in Bihar to attend Champaran Satyagraha celebrations Modi in Bihar to attend Champaran Satyagraha celebrations
- April 10, 2018

The Janata Dal-United (JD-U) on Monday said it wanted Prime Minister Narendra Modi to announce granting of special category status to Bihar when he visits the state on Tuesday. Developed by France's Alstom, Indian Railways is all set to induct the first high-speed electric locomotive built under PM Narendra Modi's ambitious Make in India project. (more...)
Clearbridge Investments LLC Lowers Stake in Goldman Sachs (GS) Clearbridge Investments LLC Lowers Stake in Goldman Sachs (GS)
- April 10, 2018

The stock decreased 2.28% or $5.84 during the last trading session, reaching $249.97. Since they take the average of past price movements, moving averages are better for accurately reading past price movements rather than predicting future past movements. (more...)
US FDA restricts sale of Bayer's Essure birth control device US FDA restricts sale of Bayer's Essure birth control device
- April 10, 2018

Initially approved in 2002, Essure is the only permanent birth control device that is implanted without a surgical incision. However, numerous reports of adverse events , including procedural complications, need for second procedures, chronic pain, and device failure - i.e., patients became pregnant - prompted the agency to begin re-examining Essure in 2015. (more...)
If heart disease runs in your family, start exercising now If heart disease runs in your family, start exercising now
- April 10, 2018

In the study , researchers looked at data from almost 500,000 people from England, Scotland and Wales who were participating in a trial called the U.K. The researchers also determined the various levels of genetic risk of participants using the results of their genetic mapping. The researchers, however, said the study is not a prescription for a specific type or amount of exercise, especially because the results come from an observational study. (more...)
Coles County Health Department joins others in warning about synthetic cannabis Coles County Health Department joins others in warning about synthetic cannabis
- April 10, 2018

The state health department has a website that tracks the cases: www.dph.illinois.gov/topics-services/prevention-wellness/medical-cannabis/synthetic-cannabinoids. Numerous people who reported being sick after using synthetic pot later tested positive for brodifacoum , a poison commonly used in rodent control. It said possible symptoms from using the drugs are coughing up blood, blood in urine, severe bloody noses and bleeding gums. (more...)
Charter bus packed with Long Island teens crashes after Eurotrip return Charter bus packed with Long Island teens crashes after Eurotrip return
- April 09, 2018

Six of the passengers were seriously injured while 37 more suffered minor injuries in the Southern State Parkway crash just after 9 p.m.in Lakeview, according to New York State Police., cops said. Commercial vehicles are normally not allowed to drive on New York State parkways due to the bridges being too low in certain areas. The bridge is one of the lowest, if not the lowest, on the entire system, according to WABC. (more...)
Yamana Gold Inc. (AUY) Bullish Run in Diverse Rating
- April 09, 2018

Creative Planning now owns 37,072 shares of the basic materials company's stock valued at $116,000 after acquiring an additional 23,399 shares during the last quarter. A highly volatile stock is inherently riskier, but that risk cuts both ways. Taking current value along prior value is a smoothing technique similar to that used in calculating an exponential moving average. (more...)
Armed with fresh tires, Newgarden charges to Phoenix win Armed with fresh tires, Newgarden charges to Phoenix win
- April 09, 2018

It was Wickens' first career race ever on an oval, and to finish second was an outstanding achievement. Eight of the first 11 cars went down pit lane and after Newgarden got in clean air on the restart the race was pretty much decided up front but to get there, Newgarden was uncertain about the circumstances that got him there. (more...)
JEE Main 2018 Answer key: How to check JEE Main 2018 Answer key: How to check
- April 09, 2018

Akshay, a JEE aspirant said, " The reason I chose the offline exam was the online exam nearly clashes with the Karnataka CET". The coaching institutes like Aakash, FIT JEE, Resonance, Allen Kota have released the unofficial answer keys for the offline JEE main examination today only. (more...)
14 killed as Canada ice hockey team's bus crashes 14 killed as Canada ice hockey team's bus crashes
- April 09, 2018

As is the case with small town hockey across Canada , he said, the arena is not just a recreation facility, but a focus of community life with the hockey team at its center. "It's got to rip the heart out of your chest", he said. "He was a very genuine, very kind guy, always wanting to do something for someone else". Pictures of the dead and injured were placed on stands at one end of the arena. (more...)
Jet Airways investigating parking incident Jet Airways investigating parking incident
- April 09, 2018

The private carrier spokesperson, through a statement, informed that all 125 guests and 8 crew members deplaned safely and the aircraft is being inspected by a technical team. Lucknow airport director AK Sharma told PTI that the passengers were all safe and that the airport was "fully prepared to handle any emergency situation". (more...)
Spieth's 64 puts him in hunt for greatest Masters comeback; Reed leads Spieth's 64 puts him in hunt for greatest Masters comeback; Reed leads
- April 09, 2018

This wasn't one of those days for McIlroy. Tiger Woods almost aced a hole and made his lone eagle of the week. Reed shot a 6-under 66 in the second round Friday and moved to 9-under 135 for the tournament. Open expires after this year. "But now I am ready". This certainly feels different than seven years ago. "This is probably the most honorable thing that I've done as a golfer", Ghim said. (more...)
President Trump, 'We will stop China from taking advantage on trade President Trump, 'We will stop China from taking advantage on trade
- April 09, 2018

The trade spate which is deteriorating into a trade war between the top two economies of the world began with Trump imposing tariffs on steel and aluminium imports into the US. The official Xinhua news agency said late on Wednesday that the US tariffs proposal would cost the United States "dearly". Meanwhile, the nationalist Global Times said in an editorial published late on Thursday that the "Chinese are aware that the only option now is to hit the USA hard enough so that it will ... (more...)
Medtronic plc. (MDT) Receives $91.15 Average Target Price from Analysts
- April 09, 2018

Columbia Partners Llc Investment Management who had been investing in Medtronic Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $105.23B market cap company. The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, January 13th. The stock has "Buy" rating by Oppenheimer on Thursday, March 23. (more...)
Jaitley set to undergo kidney transplant surgery today Jaitley set to undergo kidney transplant surgery today
- April 08, 2018

Jaitley's close friends along with family members, however, met him in the VVIP area of AIIMS on Saturday. The renal transplant would be carried out by a team of senior doctors from AIIMS led by V.K. He holds two portfolios - Finance and Corporate Affairs - in the Union Cabinet. Jaitley, who is suffering from a kidney-related ailment, was admitted in the hospital on Friday evening, hospital sources said, reports IANS . (more...)
Muslim woman attacked by American hurling religious slurs Muslim woman attacked by American hurling religious slurs
- April 08, 2018

The driver got out of the vehicle and began screaming obscenities and racial and religious slurs at the woman. The Council on American-Islamic Relations chapter in Houston is offering a $5,000 reward to anyone who has information on the attack . (more...)
Death Notices for April 7, 2018
- April 08, 2018

Monday. He graduated from Petrolia High School in 1952, and Texas A&M University with a bachelor's degree in 1956 and a master's degree in 1957. She is survived by her sons Corey and James Berigan; her mother, Josephine Lucero Maestas; her sisters Christine Naranjo, Cecilia Martinez, and Cathy Salazar; and brother, Joseph Maestas. (more...)