Medical


Tulane professor behind the new blood pressure guidelines Tulane professor behind the new blood pressure guidelines
- November 25, 2017

The researchers analyzed 412 people with early-stage hypertension who were not taking high blood pressure medication. Published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology , the paper tracked more than 400 U.S. Adults whose systolic blood pressure was 130-139 mm Hg at study baseline experienced an average reduction of 7 mm Hg in systolic blood pressure with the low-sodium, DASH diet. (more...)
Comparing Valuation And Performance: Opko Health, Inc. (OPK), CubeSmart (CUBE)
- November 25, 2017

The Earnings Yield for Opko Health, Inc . BlackRock Inc. now owns 22,645,285 shares of the biotechnology company's stock valued at $181,163,000 after purchasing an additional 22,449,752 shares during the period. The ability of a company to meet up with its short-term obligations and be able to clear its longer-term debts is measured using Liquidity and leverage ratios. (more...)
I am so happy, says Zimbabwean who fled to SA I am so happy, says Zimbabwean who fled to SA
- November 25, 2017

He said he had received a letter from the 93-year-old bringing the planned impeachment process to a halt. "We want to see that country rejoining the worldwide community", May told parliament. "That is the position we have taken because sometimes it's easy to stand up and say we are ready for renewal, and I always become very cautious when everybody celebrates - you must know there's something wrong". (more...)
Promising treatment for schizophrenia found in the form of avatars Promising treatment for schizophrenia found in the form of avatars
- November 24, 2017

In the sessions, patients are encouraged to talk to the avatar and control the conversation, saying things like, " I'm not going to listen to you anymore ". Avatar therapy entails that patients give an estimation of what the voice haunting them might look and sound like, so that it can be simulated. However, at 24 weeks, patients in both groups had shown the same improvements, suggesting that avatar therapy might require "booster session" when done long-term. (more...)
Child traffickers mistakenly call Delhi police to sell minor girl, arrested Child traffickers mistakenly call Delhi police to sell minor girl, arrested
- November 24, 2017

Officers met the accused several times under the guise of brothel owners and managed to apprehend them near New Delhi Railway station. Explaining how the "trap" unfolded and ended in the child traffickers being nabbed, Randhawa said inspector Kumar told the caller that he would send a man to pick up the girl. (more...)
Analysts Set Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. (MLM) Target Price at $242.43
- November 24, 2017

It has outperformed by 6.79% the S&P500. Caxton Associates Lp increased Martin Marietta Matls Inc ( MLM ) stake by 140% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. As per Monday, August 21, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. The firm has "Outperform" rating by Raymond James given on Friday, October 23. (more...)
George Kaiser Family Foundation Takes $1.95 Million Position in TripAdvisor, Inc. (TRIP)
- November 24, 2017

Other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. Of those insider trades, 0 shares of TripAdvisor, Inc . were purchased and 48,349 shares were sold. TripAdvisor (NASDAQ:TRIP) has had their stock rating noted as a solid "Neutral" by analysts at UBS. The stock presently has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $49.69. (more...)
Vidya Balan's Tumhari Sulu aiming for Kahaani 2 lifetime Vidya Balan's Tumhari Sulu aiming for Kahaani 2 lifetime
- November 24, 2017

Aksar 2 , which clashed with Tumhari Sulu , couldn't impress the viewers. Biz on Sun will only go higher Friday 2.87 cr, Sat 4.61 cr. Well, Vidya Balan fans were eagerly waiting to see her in her upcoming movie and the movie comes as a present for all her fans. (more...)
Court Remands Killer Wife, Maryam Sanda In Prison Custody Court Remands Killer Wife, Maryam Sanda In Prison Custody
- November 24, 2017

The police have filed murder charges against a woman who allegedly murdered her husband at their residence in Abuja weekend. As at the time of this report the suspect has entered the dock to take her plea and pleaded not guilty to the two-count charge of homicide. (more...)
Hyderabad gears up for Modi, Ivanka visit Hyderabad gears up for Modi, Ivanka visit
- November 24, 2017

Ivanka, 36, is headed to India after the Thanksgiving ritual. November 28 being the inaugural day of the GES, counted as Day Zero. Photo: ANIHyderabad: Security has been beefed up in Hyderabad ahead of the visit of United States President Donald Trump's daughter and advisor Ivanka Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on November 28.V V Srinivasa Rao, Commissioner of Police Hyderabad informed ANI that the state police, along with the US Secret Service, intelligence Security Wing, City ... (more...)
2000 tonnes of onion to be imported: Paswan 2000 tonnes of onion to be imported: Paswan
- November 24, 2017

The move comes two years after the MEP on onion was removed in December 2015. Export of all varieties of onions will be allowed only on LC, it added. Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan had in August expressed concern over the rising prices of onion and demanded imposition of MEP on the commodity as well as the removal of export incentives. (more...)
PSA disappointed at Tax Working Group terms of reference PSA disappointed at Tax Working Group terms of reference
- November 24, 2017

The Government wanted consultation to go "beyond the usual discussion documents and websites to actually be much more interactive", and was considering the establishment of shadow working groups made up of young Kiwis to develop new ideas. Trade unions had mixed reactions to the announcement. The group could consider the possibility of tax breaks on pensions and savings if it wanted, Robertson said. (more...)
89-year-old pilot dead after small-plane crash in Pittsford 89-year-old pilot dead after small-plane crash in Pittsford
- November 24, 2017

The cause of the crash is yet to be determined, and an autopsy is being performed. Coote added that anyone who may have witnessed the low flying aircraft, described as a white Cessna with maroon trim, to contact Vermont State Police at 802-773-9101. (more...)
Avoid hidden calories during your Thanksgiving meal Avoid hidden calories during your Thanksgiving meal
- November 24, 2017

So, while the holiday is a workout for your taste buds, you're also going to need a workout for your muscles to burn off the extra calories. Eating the Thanksgiving meal at 3 or 4 p.m., as many Americans do, might not be the optimal time, The Wall Street Journal reported this week . (more...)
Obiano receives certificate of return, reiterates commitment to good governance Obiano receives certificate of return, reiterates commitment to good governance
- November 24, 2017

President, INEC, security agencies and all those who made the election a success". Buhari in a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, yesterday urged INEC to improve on areas of logistics as the nation braces for coming governorship elections and the main general elections in 2019. (more...)
Rita Ora says she's already had her eggs frozen Rita Ora says she's already had her eggs frozen
- November 24, 2017

Singer Rita Ora - who was last seen rocking the red carpet at the MTV EMAs in London in a bathing robe - has revealed she had her eggs frozen in her early 20s. The 26-year-old expressed her desire to start a family to KIIS FM's Kyle And Jackie "O" on Thursday: 'Oh man, I want to have kids, I want to get married, I want to do it all'. (more...)
Yellow weather warning in place Yellow weather warning in place
- November 24, 2017

A warning is also in place for low temperatures from 11pm tonight (Thursday) until 11am Friday, with a drop to -3°C or -4°C expected. "Road users are advised to exercise caution particularly when travelling on untreated routes". "Elsewhere, there will be a continuing mixture of sunshine and wintry showers, with some snow reaching lower levels later". Frost is to be expected to set in soon after dark and will become "severe" later in the night. (more...)
4 hunters charged with illegal importation of deer carcasses 4 hunters charged with illegal importation of deer carcasses
- November 23, 2017

Four people face charges after deer carcasses were illegally imported to Tennessee. The farmed herd has been quarantined and a disease investigation has been started. The Board says this is a registered herd with 10 years of records and what it calls a "good history" of CWD surveillance. This includes, but is not limited to, white-tailed deer, mule deer, elk, moose, and caribou. (more...)
Glaxosmithkline Plc (NYSE:GSK) Trading Up - Shorts Up 76.78% Glaxosmithkline Plc (NYSE:GSK) Trading Up - Shorts Up 76.78%
- November 23, 2017

Several other research firms also recently weighed in on GSK . Wealthsource Partners, LLC claims 5,195 shares worth $211,000. Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors LLP MA now owns 3,374 shares of the pharmaceutical company's stock valued at $137,000 after acquiring an additional 64 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
Samantha Akkikeni share cute message on Naga Chaitanya's birthday Samantha Akkikeni share cute message on Naga Chaitanya's birthday
- November 23, 2017

Many celebrities have wished the actor on his birthday. She posted a picture from their wedding and captioned, "Happy birthday my Everything". This will be Naga Chaitanya's first birthday after his wedding with Samantha Ruth Prabhu which took place on 6th and 7th October in Goa. (more...)
Analyst's Predictions on Immunomedics, Inc. (IMMU), Synchrony Financial (SYF)
- November 23, 2017

Synchrony Financial (NYSE: SYF ) has declined 10.35% since November 23, 2016 and is downtrending. Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. The stock of Synchrony Financial (NYSE: SYF ) has "Market Perform" rating given on Monday, October 19 by BMO Capital Markets. Now investors want to know the actual market worth of the company in the Stock Market. (more...)
Here are four tips to Food Safety for holiday meals Here are four tips to Food Safety for holiday meals
- November 23, 2017

This encourages bacterial growth. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that each year roughly 1 in 6 Americans gets sick, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die of foodborne diseases. When ready to serve, reheat foods rapidly to 165 degrees. So using the fresh dishes each time you refill items helps cut down on risk of exposing your guests to potentially risky bacteria. (more...)
Taylor Swift's 'Reputation' Sells 1.22 Million Albums In First Week Taylor Swift's 'Reputation' Sells 1.22 Million Albums In First Week
- November 23, 2017

When Taylor Swift sang "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together", she wasn't referring to country music. She breaks another record with another record. "... Ready for It?" kicks off the 15-track set with an ominous bass groove mixed with a pulsating electronic beat that reveals Swift's urge to go after what she wants without regret. (more...)
Sanaa airport, Hodeida port to reopen Thursday Sanaa airport, Hodeida port to reopen Thursday
- November 23, 2017

The Saudi authorities announced that the blockades on rebel-held Hodeida port and Sana'a airport were being lifted for urgent humanitarian supplies from noon local time. McGoldrick says 7 million of Yemen's 27 million people rely on food aid. The missile was shot down, but it was the farthest a projectile fired by Yemen's Shiite rebels, also known as the Houthis, had travelled into the kingdom. (more...)
Wisconsin Christmas Tree Arrives at the White House Wisconsin Christmas Tree Arrives at the White House
- November 23, 2017

A tree harvested in Shawano County will dazzle White House visitors this Christmas season. Multiple military personnel have been removed from their positions in the White House after allegedly having improper contact with foreign women during President Trump's recent trip to Asia, according to a new report. (more...)
Jazz beat lowly Bulls by 30 Jazz beat lowly Bulls by 30
- November 23, 2017

Rodney Hood added 19, while Alec Burks scored 15 points, Joe Ingles finished with 12, and Jonas Jerebko and Ricky Rubio chipped in 10 apiece. The Chicago Bulls and Utah Jazz meet Wednesday in National Basketball Association action at the Vivint Smart Home Arena. (more...)
All Whites coach Anthony Hudson resigns All Whites coach Anthony Hudson resigns
- November 23, 2017

New Zealand won the Oceania World Cup qualifying series but lost to Peru in the intercontinental playoff, drawing 0-0 in the first leg in Wellington and losing the return leg 2-0 in Lima. New Zealand under-17 coach and former All White Danny Hay is a possible contender to take over from Hudson. While disappointed the All Whites won't be in Russian Federation for next year's World Cup, Hudson hailed the effort in the tie against Peru. (more...)
(UTHR) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.77 EPS
- November 23, 2017

The shares were sold at an average price of $167.92, for a total transaction of $196,970.16. State Treasurer State of MI now owns 18,600 shares of the biotechnology company's stock valued at $2,413,000 after purchasing an additional 300 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
Delhi: 4-Year-Old Boy Booked For 'Sexually Assaulting' Classmate In School Delhi: 4-Year-Old Boy Booked For 'Sexually Assaulting' Classmate In School
- November 23, 2017

The incident happened on Friday and is reported from a renowned school in west Delhi. While her mother initially did not pay much attention to it, the girl on Saturday narrated the incident to her parents when the pain increased, police said. (more...)
Cabinet approves revision of salaries of SC, HC judges Cabinet approves revision of salaries of SC, HC judges
- November 23, 2017

According to the proposed bills, the Chief Justice of India will draw a monthly salary of 2.80 lakh, besides allowances as applicable, and judges of the SC and Chief Justices of HCs will get 2.50 lakh a month and allowances. The increased salary and pension for retired judges will be effective from January 1, 2016. Apart from getting Rs 1.5 lakh a month after deductions plus allowances, a Supreme Court judge is also entitled to a rent-free accommodation while in service. (more...)