Medical


Overnight drizzle in Delhi may help ease up pollution Overnight drizzle in Delhi may help ease up pollution
- November 18, 2017

Health experts in Delhi have said air quality has become so bad that it could worsen existing lung diseases and asthma. The highest level of PM2.5 was 187.06 micrograms per cubic metre on Friday, while it was 190.99 micrograms per cubic metre on Thursday. (more...)
Microsoft wants to slash carbon emissions 75 percent by 2030 Microsoft wants to slash carbon emissions 75 percent by 2030
- November 18, 2017

Ranish Hettige, deputy assistant secretary of Sri Lanka's Mahaweli Development and Environment Ministry, told Xinhua that the GEI offered them toolkits, mechanisms and technologies to adapt to climate change. A surge of coal, oil and natural gas consumption in China was the single largest cause of the increase, they said. Conversely - though obviously nowhere near enough - Carbon dioxide emissions are expected to decline by 0.4% in the United States and o.2% in the European Union, smaller ... (more...)
Pfizer successfully widens label for Sutent in the USA Pfizer successfully widens label for Sutent in the USA
- November 18, 2017

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved an expanded indication for Sutent (sunitinib malate; Pfizer) for use as adjuvant treatment in adults who are at high risk of renal cell carcinoma (RCC) returning after a nephrectomy, making it the first treatment for this indication. (more...)
Doctors looking to reduce premature deaths by 2020 Doctors looking to reduce premature deaths by 2020
- November 18, 2017

They're the leading cause of death in children under the age of five. Patiente Sherrod has a daughter in the NICU at Via Christi St. Joseph. The March of Dimes' recent annual report on pre-term births gave Alabama an F . He said that parents can become "parental tourists" looking at their babies through incubators, and nurses and doctors work to empower them to take their babies home once they are stable. (more...)
D'Angelo Russell undergoes arthroscopic knee surgery D'Angelo Russell undergoes arthroscopic knee surgery
- November 18, 2017

Brooklyn Nets guard D'Angelo Russell suffered a knee injury late in the Nets' game against the Utah Jazz in Salt Lake City almost a week ago, and has not played since. The 21-year-old had been off to a promising start in his first campaign with the Nets averaging a team-best 20.9 points, 5.7 assists, and 4.7 rebounds. (more...)
Guidelines for Blood Pressure Could Change Following UVA Study Guidelines for Blood Pressure Could Change Following UVA Study
- November 18, 2017

The new guidelines eliminate the old category, "prehypertension" that was used to define systolic pressures between 120 to 139 and diastolic pressure between 80 to 89. Almost 80% of people aged 65 and older will find that they qualify for high blood pressure and will need to take steps to reduce it, The New York Times reported. (more...)
Staar Surgical Co (NASDAQ:STAA) Experiences Heavier than Average Trading Volume
- November 17, 2017

The firm has "Outperform" rating by FBR Capital given on Friday, December 18. Among 12 analysts covering Emerge Energy Services ( NYSE:EMES ), 6 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 4 Hold. analysts anticipate that RTI Surgical will post 0.05 EPS for the current fiscal year. It now has negative earnings. STAAR's lens used in refractive surgery is called an Implantable Collamer® Lens or "ICL". (more...)
DOE approves Presidential Permit for Northern Pass DOE approves Presidential Permit for Northern Pass
- November 17, 2017

The permit, mandated since Northern Pass crosses the U.S. A draft of the permit was approved in September. The government also issued Record of Decision (ROD) for the project, which was subject to multiple layers of federal and state government permitting regulations since it was proposed in 2010. (more...)
Red Chillies and Netflix working on Bard of Blood series Red Chillies and Netflix working on Bard of Blood series
- November 17, 2017

Reed Hastings, Netflix Founder and CEO, is excited about expanding its slate of originals in India. The plot follows a young Shakespeare professor living in the Indian hill station Panchgani who must return home to save both his country and the woman he left behind. (more...)
Netflix outbids Disney for superhero movie starring Daisy Ridley Netflix outbids Disney for superhero movie starring Daisy Ridley
- November 17, 2017

The premise for Super-Normal hasn't been revealed, so we don't know if Gad, Ridley, and Evans are actually playing superheroes in this story, or if they are portraying ordinary people who inhabit a very extraordinary world. On the set of " Murder on the Orient Express ", Gad posted a few fun Instagram videos of his attempts to get Daisy Ridley to spill some " Star Wars " secrets. (more...)
FDA Approves New Hemophilia A Treatment FDA Approves New Hemophilia A Treatment
- November 17, 2017

Hemlibra (emicizumab-kxwh) has been cleared for routine prophylaxis to prevent or reduce the frequency of bleeding episodes in adults and children with haemophilia A with factor VIII inhibitors. This could make a meaningful difference for these children", noted Guy Young, director of Hemostasis and Thrombosis Program, Children's Hospital Los Angeles, and Professor of Pediatrics, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California. (more...)
BSW Wealth Partners Invests $592000 in Honeywell International Inc
- November 17, 2017

It has outperformed by 1.95% the S&P500. M Holdings Securities Inc increased its stake in Honeywell Intl Inc Com ( HON ) by 17.79% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Tirschwell And Loewy holds 3.32% of its portfolio in Honeywell International Inc . (NASDAQ:AAPL) for 85,465 shares. (NASDAQ:AAPL) for 38,476 shares. (more...)
Here's what energy drinks can do to your body Here's what energy drinks can do to your body
- November 17, 2017

These beverages have always been associated with spike in blood pressure, weight gain and sleep problems but the findings suggest that these supposedly energy boosters are also linked to higher risk for diabetes, kidney damage, tooth decay, as well as mental health problems such as anxiety and substance abuse. (more...)
Drug Firm Founder Pleads Not Guilty To Opioid Bribe Scheme Drug Firm Founder Pleads Not Guilty To Opioid Bribe Scheme
- November 17, 2017

The university released the following statement in response to Kapoor's not guilty plea. The judge didn't immediately issue a ruling Thursday on whether to remove Kapoor's Global Positioning System monitoring requirement. "He's not a flight risk". Magistrate Judge Jennifer Boal took the motion about the Global Positioning System bracelet under advisement. He wants to fight this case. (more...)
Civil Rights Activist Jesse Jackson Diagnosed With Parkinson's Disease Civil Rights Activist Jesse Jackson Diagnosed With Parkinson's Disease
- November 17, 2017

Jackson was at first reluctant to visit the doctor, but as his symptoms became more and more disruptive over the past three years, he finally "acquiesced". While not fatal, the disease can lead to life-threatening complications. Jackson rose to prominence in the 1960s thanks to his friendship with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (more...)
Statement By US Treasury Secretary Mnuchin On House Passage Of Tax Reform Statement By US Treasury Secretary Mnuchin On House Passage Of Tax Reform
- November 17, 2017

The adoption tax credit is also maintained in this bill. "We've preserved and even strengthened incentives that ease financial burdens associated with growing families and ensured Americans can save for their retirement and invest in their future", said Sen. (more...)
Here's Who's On Tonight's Late Late Show Here's Who's On Tonight's Late Late Show
- November 17, 2017

There's a decent line-up on The Late Late Show tonight. The Hollywood stars of Daddy's Home 2 will appear on TV3 for a celebrity Gogglebox special next week. During the interview all four actors address the ongoing fallout from the scandals surrounding Harvey Weinstein, Kevin Spacey and others in Hollywood. (more...)
The world's first human head transplant has been successfully completed The world's first human head transplant has been successfully completed
- November 17, 2017

Xiaoping Ren, who past year successfully grafted a head onto a monkey's body. A controversial surgeon who aims to carry out the world's human head transplant claims to have successfully carried out the operation on a corpse. But not everyone is convinced Professor Canavero could actually ever achieve a successful head transplant. "Canavero cites studies on animals to support his plan, but other doctors say that, 'You're not going to jump from rodent to human" and that Canavero's plan is ... (more...)
New Study Offers Detailed Insights on North America Pet Food Market 2020 New Study Offers Detailed Insights on North America Pet Food Market 2020
- November 17, 2017

This PET Packaging report focuses on top manufacturers in the global market, with production, price, revenue and market share for each manufacturer, covering Klockner Pentaplast, CCL Industries, GTX Hanex, Berry Plastic Group, Graham Packaging, Huhtamaki Group, Smurfit Kappa, Dunmore, Gerresheimer and Rexam. (more...)
Dog ownership linked to lower mortality Dog ownership linked to lower mortality
- November 17, 2017

According to a study of 3.4 million people, dog owners have a lower risk of developing cardiovascular disease. We know that dog owners in general have a higher level of physical activity, which could be one explanation to the observed results. (more...)
Delhi: Woman allegedly gang-raped, filmed and robbed by cab driver Delhi: Woman allegedly gang-raped, filmed and robbed by cab driver
- November 17, 2017

They started misbehaving with the woman. Midway, he stopped to pick up his friend, who held the woman at gunpoint and asked her to remove her gold chain and hand over her cellphone. According to the India Today report, the woman somehow managed to reach her home in Rohini at 5 am on Wednesday, and informed her family about the incident. (more...)
The Nigeria Women's Bobsled Team Has Qualified for the Winter Olympics The Nigeria Women's Bobsled Team Has Qualified for the Winter Olympics
- November 17, 2017

The trio has made history becoming the first African team, men or women, to qualify for the category in the winter Olympic games, after completing the required five races. Once the team set their sights on the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018, they established a crowdfunding website hoping to raise the much-needed funds to get to PyeongChang. (more...)
HDFC Standard Life lists with over 7% premium HDFC Standard Life lists with over 7% premium
- November 17, 2017

The stock touched an intraday high of Rs 369 after listing at Rs 313 on the NSE. Stock of HDFC Standard Life Insurance Company listed today with an over 7% premium against its issue price of Rs 290. Price band for the offer was fixed at ₹275-290 per share. While institutional investors had lapped up the IPO, the portion reserved for retail shareholders was not fully subscribed, reflecting the concerns over high valuations. (more...)
Islamabad Shut Down by Religious Parties, IHC Finally Takes Action Islamabad Shut Down by Religious Parties, IHC Finally Takes Action
- November 17, 2017

Prior to that, two separate notices were issued to Rizvi on Nov 5 and 9, intimating that they are going to hold an illegal sit-in with intentions to siege Islamabad . The judge observed further that the young, elderly, employees, and students are being adversely affected due to the protest. The party asked to make the report made by inquiry committee, headed by Senator Raja Zafar-ul-Haq, public so that 'the culprits so determined therein, may very kindly be proceed against under the ... (more...)
Snow North, Steady Rain South, and Even a Rumble of Thunder Snow North, Steady Rain South, and Even a Rumble of Thunder
- November 17, 2017

Scattered clearing will give way to a new wave of clouds overnight, trending back toward overcast by morning. Fog patches could develop overnight and temperatures could rise to 9 C by tomorrow morning. Temperature falling to zero this afternoon. Syracuse- Central New York's weather this weekend will be dominated by a storm system that will track through the Great Lakes, spreading rain, wind, and some snow into the area. (more...)
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...)