Medical


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...)
Coffee Consumption May Decrease Stroke Risk Coffee Consumption May Decrease Stroke Risk
- November 16, 2017

The study stated that each additional cup of coffee a person drinks is associated with a measurable reduction in the heart risk. As time goes by, benefits of drinking coffee continue to be found and in a new on-going, long-term study, drinking coffee is linked to having lower chances of heart failure, stroke and coronary heart disease. (more...)
Can sex trigger heart attack in men? Can sex trigger heart attack in men?
- November 16, 2017

As per the study sexual activity seldom cause cardiac arrest in a person. Fifteen cardiac arrests cases were reported after the intercourse took place. There's a difference between a heart attack and a sudden cardiac arrest. A cardiac arrest, on the other hand, occurs when the heart malfunctions and suddenly stops beating. (more...)
Officials link 7 cases of Legionnaires' disease to hotel Officials link 7 cases of Legionnaires' disease to hotel
- November 16, 2017

Disneyland in Anaheim have shut two water towers following Legionnaires' cases. Two patients have died, though neither of them visited Disneyland. Jessica Good, a spokeswoman for the Health Care Agency confirmed , Wednesday, that Disney provided updated test results to the agency showing that there was no bacteria in the cooling towers after the water in them was sanitized November 4. (more...)
Prudential's 9-month new-business profit rises Prudential's 9-month new-business profit rises
- November 16, 2017

Prudential saw opportunities from the rapidly growing middle class in Asia, retirement needs of the baby boomers in the United States and the life assurance and savings markets in the UK and Europe, chief executive Mike Wells said. M&G Prudential has delivered a strong set of results for the first nine months of the year, reversing last year's outflows, as it integrates its United Kingdom savings and investments businesses into a single entity. (more...)
17-year-old girl gang-raped in B'luru lodge; four arrested 17-year-old girl gang-raped in B'luru lodge; four arrested
- November 16, 2017

A 17-year-old girl who went missing from her home on October 26 was allegedly abducted by four men, who gang raped her for 10 days at a lodge in Whitefield. "Sagar came and raped her, then Raghavendra, and afterwards another man named Raj". Then his friend Sagar comes inside the room and rapes her. On October 28, when she was standing near Kadugodi Railway Station, Raghavendra (27), who was familiar with the girl, allegedly enticed her and took her to a lodge in Whitefield. (more...)
Lexus RX L 2018 teased ahead of LA show Lexus RX L 2018 teased ahead of LA show
- November 16, 2017

According to reports, Lexus has managed to retain the same 2790mm wheelbase as the five-seat versionsd, but will add a longer rear overhang and higher roofline to accomdate the extra seats. We also don't have confirmation that the offering will come to Australia (though it is extremely likely), nor is there confirmation that the seven-seats will be offered in the four-cylinder version (RX 200t). (more...)
Officials May Find Chronic Wasting Disease in Harvested Deer Officials May Find Chronic Wasting Disease in Harvested Deer
- November 16, 2017

The Bozeman Daily Chronicle reports Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks announced Tuesday that a sample from the deer killed by a hunter south of Belfry has been sent to a lab at Colorado State University for testing. Deer Hunt Area 118 is bordered on three sides by hunt areas where CWD has been found previously. Results are pending on 40 of those deer. "Compliance was very high, suggesting hunters view this as a very important issue". (more...)
Mepsevii Approved for Rare Enzyme Disorder Mepsevii Approved for Rare Enzyme Disorder
- November 16, 2017

MPS VII is a hereditary metabolic disorder resulting from the deficiency of an enzyme called beta-glucuronidase, which is required for the breakdown of glycosaminoglycans (GAGs) including: dermatan sulfate, chondroitin sulfate, and heparin sulfate. (more...)
Sensex opens in green on value-buying, climbs 164 points Sensex opens in green on value-buying, climbs 164 points
- November 16, 2017

Snapping a three-day losing streak, key Indian equity indices on Thursday traded in the green, with the BSE Sensex surging nearly 300 points during the mid-afternoon session. The Sensex has so far touched a high of 32,944.94 points and a low of 32,807.77 points during intra-day trade. The renewable power producer suspended operations and declared a lockout at a plant in the southern Indian state of Karnataka due to a workers' dispute. (more...)
US Army Sees 'Significant' Gaps in Reporting Criminal Activities to Law Enforcement US Army Sees 'Significant' Gaps in Reporting Criminal Activities to Law Enforcement
- November 16, 2017

In the USA military, officials are supposed to notify civilian federal authorities about court-martial convictions and dishonourable discharges. Former Airman Devin Kelley, who killed 26 people and wounded 20 others when he opened fire in the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, on November 5 was convicted five years ago by a general court-martial on two charges of domestic assault against his wife and stepson. (more...)
More Time Spent On Gadgets Tied To Increase In Teen Depression More Time Spent On Gadgets Tied To Increase In Teen Depression
- November 16, 2017

The researcher concluded that limiting screen-time to one or two hours per day would statistically fall into the safe zone for device usage. -In 2015, 36 percent of all teens reported feeling desperately sad or hopeless, or thinking about, planning or attempting suicide , up from 32 percent in 2009. (more...)
Why Taylor Swift's surprise performance had Jimmy Fallon and his audience 'sobbing' Why Taylor Swift's surprise performance had Jimmy Fallon and his audience 'sobbing'
- November 16, 2017

Suddenly she sings the line, "Squeeze my hand 3 times in the back of the taxi". A family spokesperson said Fallon and other loved ones were by his mother's bedside when she died on November 4 from an undisclosed illness at NYU Langone Medical Center in New York City. (more...)
18 killed, 29 injured in Borno multiple blasts 18 killed, 29 injured in Borno multiple blasts
- November 16, 2017

Police spokesperson Victor Isukwu said the two male and two female bombers targeted crowded parts of Muna Gari suburb at about 6:00 p.m. (noon ET). He added, "A total of 18 persons including the four suicide bombers, died in the multiple explosions". (more...)
Study finds trauma increases women's risk of obesity Study finds trauma increases women's risk of obesity
- November 16, 2017

The same was true for negative life events, with women who said they'd experienced four or more negative events over the past five years seeing a 36 percent increased risk of obesity. Twenty-three percent of the women studied in this trial were obese, Albert reported. The higher the number of negative life events reported by women in the last five years, the higher the tendency for increased risk of obesity. (more...)