Medical


Agf Investments Inc. Raises Its Holdings in Altria Group (MO)
- November 17, 2017

Altria Group has a twelve month low of $60.01 and a twelve month high of $77.79. Comparatively, MO posted earnings of $0.8 per share in the same quarter, a year earlier. About 44,219 shares traded. Williams Partners Lp New (ACMP) was raised too. Altria Group's dividend payout ratio is now 91.73%. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the company. (more...)
Quarterly Financial Watch for Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS)
- November 17, 2017

Fundamental analysis takes into consideration market, industry and stock conditions to help determine if the shares are correctly valued. 290.72 million shares or 1.52% less from 295.21 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, December 20th. Ten equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eleven have assigned a buy rating to the stock. (more...)
TransEnterix, Inc. (TRXC) — Trend Analysis Report
- November 17, 2017

EV can help investors gain a truer sense of whether a company is undervalued or not. The stock is unnoticeable among investors as PZRX reported unfavorable performance of -59.34%. This descending monthly return given pessimistic signal for Investors. The Price to Cash Flow for TransEnterix, Inc . TRXC's mean Piotroski F-Score: 4 in the past 7 years. (more...)
NGT tells Delhi schools, colleges to harvest rainwater NGT tells Delhi schools, colleges to harvest rainwater
- November 17, 2017

The National Green Tribunal ( NGT ) on Thursday, said that it will pass appropriate orders on the odd-even auto rationing scheme, after the Delhi government provides the Tribunal with complete data on the present pollution levels in the Capital. (more...)
FDA clears Indiana company's nerve stimulator to help with opioid withdrawal FDA clears Indiana company's nerve stimulator to help with opioid withdrawal
- November 17, 2017

A battery-operated chip sends impulses to those nerves blocking pain and making it easier for a person to weather withdrawal. Such stimulations may provide relief from opioid withdrawal symptoms. The FDA says a study of more than 70 patients showed a 30 percent decrease in symptoms within 30 minutes of using the device. "The FDA is committed to supporting the development of novel treatments, both drugs and devices, that can be used to address opioid dependence or addiction, as well as new, ... (more...)
New Zealand family paralysed after eating wild boar meat New Zealand family paralysed after eating wild boar meat
- November 17, 2017

A New Zealand family may be in a vegetative state for the rest of their lives after eating contaminated wild boar meat. Toxicology results are due back today to determine whether the animal was contaminated. He added that those who hunt or handle game meat should follow the guidelines set out by the Ministry of Primary Industries to reduce any risk of contamination. (more...)
Farrell makes debut as Ireland look to the future Farrell makes debut as Ireland look to the future
- November 17, 2017

Carbery starts only his second Test match in place of Johnny Sexton, who is rested, while centre Chris Farrell is in line to make his worldwide debut. On the bench there is a mixture of youth and experience, with relative newcomers such as James Tracy and Kieran Tredwell alongside seasoned campaigners such as Cian Healy and Robbie Henshaw. (more...)
Earnings on the Doorstep For British American Tobacco plc Earnings on the Doorstep For British American Tobacco plc
- November 17, 2017

The Firm operates in four divisions: Telecommunications, Outsourcing, Consulting and Cloud. Huntington National Bank raised its stake in British American Tobacco p.l.c. Finally, Societe Generale upgraded British American Tobacco PLC from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a report on Friday, October 28th. The stock of Merck & Co., Inc. (more...)
Mom who posed with 20000 bees for maternity shoot suffers still birth Mom who posed with 20000 bees for maternity shoot suffers still birth
- November 17, 2017

Mueller, 33, garnered national attention when she incorporated a swarm of honeybees - settled on her stomach - in an August photo shoot. "Jesus decided he needed his own beekeeper on Nov 11, 2017 and took our precious son Emersyn Jacob, back up to Heaven with him". (more...)
Ferdie Pacheco, former corneman for Muhammad Ali, dies at age 89 Ferdie Pacheco, former corneman for Muhammad Ali, dies at age 89
- November 17, 2017

Pacheco, an American of Cuban and Spanish heritage, played a key role in Ali's 1964 title fight against Sonny Liston. Ali's blood pressure rose at the weigh-in and Pacheco was asked to examine the fighter away from the rowdy atmosphere. Pacheco's broadcasting career began shortly after Ali beat Shavers. He worked for networks including NBC and Showtime. Pacheco - born December 8, 1927, in Tampa's predominantly Latino Ybor City area, according to his personal website - became known as ... (more...)
Computer brain training may reduce dementia risk by almost 30% Computer brain training may reduce dementia risk by almost 30%
- November 17, 2017

In the study, researchers followed 2,802 participants - none of whom started out with dementia - for a decade. "Speed of processing training resulted in decreased risk of dementia across the 10-year period of, on average, 29 percent as compared to the control", said Jerri Edwards, lead author from the University of South Florida. (more...)
Marijuana Overdose Death the First? Baby's Doctors Say Yes Marijuana Overdose Death the First? Baby's Doctors Say Yes
- November 17, 2017

A team of doctors, which included Hoyte and Nappe, examined the boy for medical conditions but found he was otherwise healthy, KUSA reports . An 11-month-old Colorado boy is the first person ever to die of a marijuana overdose, according to doctors on his medical team who published their findings in a medical journal. (more...)
Analyst Earnings Estimates Review: Fox Factory Holding Corp (FOXF)
- November 17, 2017

The Company's business divisions include Consumer Banking and Private Wealth Management, Wholesale Banking, Mortgage Banking and Corporate Other. Janus Henderson Group PLC lifted its position in Fox Factory Holding Corp .by 10.1% in the 3rd quarter. (more...)
Buhari, others call for peace, respect for constitution in Zimbabwe Buhari, others call for peace, respect for constitution in Zimbabwe
- November 16, 2017

Buhari, according to a statement by his spokesman Mr Femi Adesina, said this in Abakaliki on Tuesday at a dinner organised in his honour by the Ebonyi State Government during his visit. We are doing our best quietly and effectively as possible to get the rest released. During the year it was my great pleasure to secure the release of 103 Chibok School Girls. (more...)
Why AbbVie Inc. (ABBV) Is Being Added to Investors Watchlist? Why AbbVie Inc. (ABBV) Is Being Added to Investors Watchlist?
- November 16, 2017

Other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. As of the end of the quarter Capital World Investors had acquired a total of 11,770,004 shares growing its holdings by 343.0%. AbbVie's payout ratio is now 62.29%. The average numbers of shares are traded in a security per day, during the recent 3-month period. Jefferies Group LLC increased their price target on shares of AbbVie from $107.00 to $115.00 and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a report on Monday, October ... (more...)
Flu cases are three times higher than in previous years Flu cases are three times higher than in previous years
- November 16, 2017

Flu season is upon us and many people turn to flu vaccine to protect themselves. That includes people with asthma, diabetes and lung disease, pregnant women, those over 65 and people who live with or care for others who are at higher risk. "It is the best way to prevent the flu". The flu shot is recommended for everyone 6 months of age and older, including those who are considered at high risk of complications from the flu. (more...)
The TT International Buys Shares of 1967 Martin Marietta Materials Inc. (MLM)
- November 16, 2017

The firm bought 1,967 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $352,000. Highlander Capital Management LLC acquired a new stake in Martin Marietta Materials during the 3rd quarter worth about $124,000. (NASDAQ:RP) stake by 57,278 shares to 431,766 valued at $15.52M in 2017Q2. The stock of Forum Energy Technologies Inc (NYSE:FET) earned "Sector Perform" rating by iBERIA Capital Partners on Friday, April 1. (more...)
NTPC to issue tenders for farmers to buy farm stubble NTPC to issue tenders for farmers to buy farm stubble
- November 16, 2017

Power Minister R.K. Singh said that this step would reduce crop residue burning in agriculture-dominated States like Punjab, Haryana etc. and hence reduce air pollution that is now being experienced. 11, 000 per acre from the sale of stubble/straw pellets. Declaring that similar obligations would also be put on coal-fired plants in the state, he said that the notification on the matter is being issued shortly. (more...)
Saracens back Owen Farrell to start for England against Australia Saracens back Owen Farrell to start for England against Australia
- November 16, 2017

Jones' charges are also on a run of four successive victories over Australia and would equal a record set in the 2003 Rugby World Cup final of five straight wins over the Wallabies should they win on Saturday. "Of the team we played against previous year, probably six or seven of those players were there and they´ll have a bit of an itch in the back of their head", Jones said in reference to England's impressive 3-0 away series win in 2016. (more...)
Doctors Continue to Prescripe Codeine to Minors Doctors Continue to Prescripe Codeine to Minors
- November 16, 2017

Some doctors ignore warnings to stop prescribing codeine to minors. As a result, the FDA initiated a safety investigation in August 2012 and ultimately issued a " black box warning " that specifically prohibited the use of codeine for children undergoing these surgeries. (more...)
Facebook Launches 'Trust Indicators' To Help You Decide What's Fake News Facebook Launches 'Trust Indicators' To Help You Decide What's Fake News
- November 16, 2017

Facebook has since taken multiple steps to ensure that its platform is not used by any bad actors to spread false news, state-sponsored or otherwise. Now Facebook is stepping up to the plate with " trust indicators ", meant to identify and label trusted news sources. (more...)
IFFI Row: Ravi Jadhav Optimistic Despite Disappointment Over Nude, S Durga Controversy IFFI Row: Ravi Jadhav Optimistic Despite Disappointment Over Nude, S Durga Controversy
- November 16, 2017

Naik. The jury submitted its list to the ministry on September 20-21, but the line-up was made public only recently and without the name of the two films, a jury member disclosed. It is without a censorship certificate, so we can not show it in the IFFI. "We appreciate the "no show" decision of some of the film makers and call upon the Government to retract the decision with immediate effect by allowing screening of the two films thereby restoring the credibility of the jury and of the ... (more...)
"The Voice" Reveals Final 3 Contestants For Team Jennifer, Team Blake
- November 16, 2017

The remaining artists perform in front of coaches Miley Cyrus , Jennifer Hudson , Adam Levine and Blake Shelton for their chance at a spot in the live shows. Cunningham sang "Have a Little Faith in Me" by Joe Cocker, and if Shelton would've had a little more faith in Cunningham, Adam Levine wouldn't be basking in the glory of his previous steal. (more...)
Derailed train, multiple accident on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway leave 9 dead Derailed train, multiple accident on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway leave 9 dead
- November 16, 2017

On the cause of the accident which appeared to be a unusual one, he said he could not ascertain what actually led to the accident but relevant agencies were investigating the incident. "Those injured were attended to by the Lagos State Ambulance Service and the deceased were taken away to the mortuary", he said. Mr. Tiamiyu said proper investigations would be conducted into the incident. (more...)
WATCH unveils '10 Worst Toys of 2017' list WATCH unveils '10 Worst Toys of 2017' list
- November 16, 2017

A 2014 study released by the US Centre for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children's Hospital said that every three minutes a child in the country is treated in the emergency room for a toy-related injury. Unwrapping presents during the holidays should be a happy occasion - not one where parents worry about choking hazards or blunt force injuries . (more...)
Scientists try to edit gene inside the body for the first time Scientists try to edit gene inside the body for the first time
- November 16, 2017

According to Sangamo, the ability of ZFN to permanently and precisely integrate the therapeutic IDS gene into the DNA differentiates the company's genome-editing approach from conventional AAV cDNA gene therapy , as well as from lenti- or retroviral-based gene therapies that insert genes randomly into the genome. (more...)
National Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month National Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month
- November 16, 2017

Each day, more than 145 people in the US are diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, according to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. Other landmarks around the world have taken part, including Blackpool Tower and Edinburgh Castle. "More awareness like this is needed". WPCD 2017 is an initiative of the World Pancreatic Cancer Coalition, bringing together more than 60 organizations from 27 countries on six continents to raise awareness and inspire action. (more...)
Houthis threaten to fire Arab coalition funding sources Houthis threaten to fire Arab coalition funding sources
- November 16, 2017

Those ports are in Yemeni cities of Aden, Mocha, and Mukalla. The ambassador also said the Houthi-controlled ports, including Hodeida, should remain closed and he called on UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres to send a delegation to Riyadh to "review current procedures to enhance and deliver a more robust verification and inspection mechanism aimed at facilitating the flow of humanitarian and commercial shipments while preventing the smuggling of weapons, ammunition, missile parts and ... (more...)
Teacher Accused Of Selling Drugs At School Teacher Accused Of Selling Drugs At School
- November 16, 2017

A special education teacher in a Maryland high school has been charged with selling drugs on school property. Officials with the Wicomico County Public Schools said they had no prior knowledge of the accusations against Snee, nor did they know of any students potentially involved in the drug deals, Fox 32 Chicago said. (more...)
Dimensional Fund Advisors Lp Bought A Lot More Mirati Therapeutics (MRTX) Stock Dimensional Fund Advisors Lp Bought A Lot More Mirati Therapeutics (MRTX) Stock
- November 16, 2017

The stock rose 7.20% or $0.95 reaching $14.15. About 84,571 shares traded. Mirati Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRTX ) has declined 76.51% since November 15, 2016 and is downtrending. Signaturefd Ltd Co reported 16,623 shares. Finally, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its stake in Mirati Therapeutics by 53.3% during the 2nd quarter. (more...)