Medical


Man who disfigured wife in lye attack dies in prison Man who disfigured wife in lye attack dies in prison
- December 19, 2017

Rodgers was one of 269 Vermont prisoners who were transferred to the state-run Camp Hill Prison in Pennsylvania from a private prison in MI in June 2017. A third inmate also died last month within several weeks of his return from the out-of-state facility. The deaths of two other inmates, Roger Brown and Tim Adams, who had served time at Camp Hill were reported this fall. (more...)
Mike Leach receives 5-year contract extension from Washington State Mike Leach receives 5-year contract extension from Washington State
- December 19, 2017

The revised contract agreement will pay Leach $3.5 million in 2018, $3.75 million in 2019 and $4 million annually from 2020-22. According to a release, after 2020 Leach will also get a one-time retention bonus of $750,000. "Intercollegiate athletics are a critical front door to every university", Schulz said. No. 18 Wazzu faces No. 16 Michigan State in the Holiday Bowl on December 28 at 9 p.m. (more...)
FDA plans to get aggressive on homeopathic drugs FDA plans to get aggressive on homeopathic drugs
- December 19, 2017

Janet Woodcock, MD, director of the FDA's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, added, "The draft guidance is an important step forward in the agency's work to protect patients from unproven and potentially risky products". Some retailers pulled products from shelves. Over the last decade, the homeopathic drug market has grown into a almost $3 billion behemoth that exposes more patients to potential risks from unproven, untested products and unsubstantiated health claims. (more...)
AbbVie Inc (NYSE:ABBV) Position Trimmed by Brandywine Global Investment Management LLC
- December 19, 2017

The stock increased 1.32% or $0.99 during the last trading session, reaching $75.76. 11,564,600 shares of the company's stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 6,108,527. AbbVie Inc (AbbVie) is a research-based biopharmaceutical company. (NYSE:C). Sumitomo Life Insurance holds 0.76% or 87,229 shares in its portfolio. (more...)
Donald Trump Jr. thinks FCC's Ajit Pai was Obama appointee Donald Trump Jr. thinks FCC's Ajit Pai was Obama appointee
- December 19, 2017

The new order won't go into effect for weeks, and internet activists are expected to quickly file lawsuits to block the decision. Basically, there's still time to save the free and open web, and you can help do it. Beshear joined 17 other state attorney generals earlier this week in signing a letter asking the FCC not to consider the net neutrality proposal due to what they called a pattern of fake comments . (more...)
Assessing the stock market for: Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM)
- December 19, 2017

Third Point Llc who had been investing in Humana Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $35.72B market cap company. The stock increased 1.21% or $3.03 during the last trading session, reaching $253.64. 12,000 shares were sold by BROUSSARD BRUCE D, worth $3.02 million on Friday, August 11. The insider, HUVAL TIMOTHY S., now holds 8,831 shares of HUM. (more...)
Texans could be ready to part ways with Bill O'Brien Texans could be ready to part ways with Bill O'Brien
- December 19, 2017

The Texans' 45-7 road loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars qualifies as one of those. The Houston Texans head coach has now denied a report from CBS Sports claiming that a "split is imminent" between O'Brien and the organization. The Texans, meantime, would boast one of the most attractive coaching jobs in the National Football League, with stars on both sides of the ball and Watson playing at an All-Pro level prior to his injury. (more...)
Sri Lanka requests Russian Federation to lift ban on tea imports Sri Lanka requests Russian Federation to lift ban on tea imports
- December 19, 2017

Addressing a public meeting in Haputale in Sri Lanka's Uva Province, which is home to several tea estates, President Sirisena said he was confident that Russian Federation, "a long-standing friend" of Sri Lanka, would respond positively to the request. (more...)
Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO) Holdings Increased by Zacks Investment Management
- December 18, 2017

DEVITRE DINYAR S also sold $1.96M worth of Altria Group, Inc. The stock decreased 0.17% or $0.12 during the last trading session, reaching $71.67. Candlewood Investment Group Lp holds 45.13% of its portfolio in Pacific Ethanol, Inc. Karp Capital Management Corp purchased a new stake in shares of Altria Group during the first quarter worth $104,292,000. Since August 10, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 selling transactions for $2.95 million activity. (more...)
Keep in touch with Analyst's Predictions: Synchrony Financial (SYF)
- December 18, 2017

The Baupost Group Llc holds 29.30M shares with $873.58 million value, up from 17.67M last quarter. Northstar Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Synchrony Financial for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $29.11 billion market cap company. (more...)
HRW: Myanmar burned Rohingya villages despite refugee deal HRW: Myanmar burned Rohingya villages despite refugee deal
- December 18, 2017

At least 354 villages in northern Rakhine State have been partially or totally buyrned to the ground since late August, Human Rights Watch said Monday. Responding to worldwide pressure, Aung San Suu Kyi's civilian government inked an agreement with Bangladesh in late November to start the repatriation of Rohingya refugees within two months. (more...)
Army disputes United Nations claim on Borno attack Army disputes United Nations claim on Borno attack
- December 18, 2017

The attack was the latest in the region as the conflict with Boko Haram nears its ninth year. -The attack occurred in Ngala , Borno state during the weekend. He submitted that troops escorting the trucks, killed six of the insurgents and recovered weapons. WFP said they were trying to work with authorities to find the location of the trucks. (more...)
Thierry Henry crowned Igwe in Nigeria, unveiled as ambassador Thierry Henry crowned Igwe in Nigeria, unveiled as ambassador
- December 18, 2017

In attendance were ex-internationals including Ikpeba, Peter Rufai, Mutiu Adepoju, Finidi George, and Austin Eguavoen. Henry, also affectionately called the vavazoom, played alongside Nigeria's Nwankwo Kanu in trophy laiden era for the North London club. (more...)
Time to worry about the flu? Not yet, says Thurston County health official Time to worry about the flu? Not yet, says Thurston County health official
- December 18, 2017

The US H3N2 viruses were also grouped into two clusters, but the vaccine virus was placed in the largest cluster encompassing 71% of analyzed viruses. "Your family, friends, coworkers and casual acquaintances will thank you". A novel bioinformatics approach can predict vaccine effectiveness for the influenza season, and indicates that the current vaccines are likely to be effective against H3N2 flu viruses in the U.S. (more...)
Canadian billionaire husband and wife found dead in their home Canadian billionaire husband and wife found dead in their home
- December 18, 2017

Ontario's health minister, Dr. Eric Hoskins, said the couple had been discovered dead. "Sophie and I are saddened by news of the sudden passing of Barry and Honey Sherman", Trudeau said. Apotex is the world's No. 7 generic drugmaker, with 11,000 employees and annual sales of more than 2 billion Canadian dollars in more than 45 countries, according to its website . (more...)
Seoul police investigate baby deaths in hospital Seoul police investigate baby deaths in hospital
- December 18, 2017

The prematurely born babies were in incubators at the intensive care unit for newborns at Ewha Women's University Medical Centre in Mokdong, western Seoul, when they died between 9.31pm and 10.53pm on Saturday, police said. The results are to take at least a week to be released, and a month to be finalized. Officials from the Seoul Metropolitan Government and other health institutions are also conducting an epidemiological survey and monitoring other infants' health conditions. (more...)
Micron Technology (NASDAQ:MU) Given "Buy" Rating at Deutsche Bank
- December 18, 2017

It has outperformed by 75.04% the S&P500. Fagan Assoc reported 37,405 shares. (NASDAQ:MU) for 3,719 shares. River & Mercantile Asset Management Llp sold 83,790 shares as the company's stock rose 19.14% with the market. (NASDAQ:MU). Victory Capital Management Inc holds 17,924 shares or 0% of its portfolio. (NASDAQ:MU) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: "Valuation And Pitch Of Micron Technology, Inc." on November 27, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: "Micron ... (more...)
Sangamo Therapeutics (SGMO) Getting Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Accern Reports
- December 17, 2017

Shares of Sangamo Therapeutics ( SGMO ) opened at $16.35 on Friday. The stock decreased 0.61% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $16.4. Sell-side analyst recommendations point to a short term price target of $18.6 on the shares of Sangamo Therapeutics, Inc . The stock stands almost $8.61 off versus the 52-week high of $14.1 and $0.64 above the 52-week low of $4.85. (more...)
Influenza now prevalent in New York State, health department says Influenza now prevalent in New York State, health department says
- December 17, 2017

At Novant Health in Charlotte, health officials are seeing moderate flu volumes in patients, which is why doctors are urging you to start taking precautions now if haven't already. Vaccines are recommended for everyone older than 6 months, including pregnant women. "Viruses mutate, we could see different strains here than they saw during their season". (more...)
Gene mutation causes low sensitivity to pain Gene mutation causes low sensitivity to pain
- December 17, 2017

When asked if they would like to feel pain normally, the family told researcher John Wood that they wouldn't change a thing, reported New Scientist . Next, the scientists conducted DNA tests from blood samples, and performed a whole exome sequence on each family member. Results reveal all the relatives had a a mutation in a gene called ZFHX2. (more...)
A CDC ban on 'fetus' and 'transgender?' Experts alarmed
- December 17, 2017

In certain cases, alternative phrasing was offered. At the CDC, the meeting about the banned words was led by Alison Kelly , a senior leader in CDC's Office of Financial Services, according to the CDC analyst who spoke on the condition of anonymity because the person was not authorised to speak publicly. (more...)
Indian Super League, Delhi Dynamos FC vs FC Goa, live score Indian Super League, Delhi Dynamos FC vs FC Goa, live score
- December 16, 2017

They've lost just one match and will fancy their chances against a side that is coming on the back of three losses in a row. It's a similar style to what we play. Portugal admitted that the side is working on converting their dominance into goals. It will be the ultimate test for both coaches in terms of keeping possession and playing pretty football. (more...)
Lasith Malinga unpicked for India T20s Lasith Malinga unpicked for India T20s
- December 16, 2017

Malinga did not play the ODI and T20Is against Pakistan as well after reaching the 300-wicket landmark against India. All-rounder Dasun Shanaka and fast bowler Vishwa Fernando have been brought in for the T20I series. The first encounter between India and Sri Lanka will tak place in Cuttack on December 20 while the second and third match are scheduled to be played in Indore and Mumbai on December 22 and 24 respectively. (more...)
Monkey business: Scientists find monkey-deer sex may be 'new behavioural tradition' Monkey business: Scientists find monkey-deer sex may be 'new behavioural tradition'
- December 16, 2017

Their findings published earlier in December in peer-reviewed journal Archives of Sexual Behavior said these interactions were definitely sexual in nature. The study said " this interpretation is implausible in our case because the anatomical differences between Japanese macaques and sika deer are profound". (more...)
Analysts See $2.68 EPS for SYNNEX Corporation (SNX)
- December 16, 2017

About 108,494 shares traded. (DTF) has declined 7.02% since December 14, 2016 and is downtrending. Dimensional Fund Advsr Lp holds 2.24M shares or 0.12% of its portfolio. Piedmont Investment Advisors LLC lessened its stake in Synnex Corporation (NYSE:SNX) by 30.3% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. (more...)
Supreme Court extends deadline for Aadhaar linkage up to March 31 Supreme Court extends deadline for Aadhaar linkage up to March 31
- December 16, 2017

Pointing the importance of the issues raised by the petitioner which led to the top court's nine judges bench ruling holding that the right to privacy was a fundamental right, the court today said that the "resolution of the issues raised. Non-Aadhaar cardholders can open new accounts provided they furnish proof of application for an Aadhar card. Taking note of the Centre's submission with regard to linking of Aadhaar with mobile services, the court modified its earlier order and said the ... (more...)
Yemen: Saudi-led coalition air raids kill dozens in Sanaa Yemen: Saudi-led coalition air raids kill dozens in Sanaa
- December 16, 2017

Suspected Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen have killed at least 15 people, including prisoners, and wounded more than 30 in the rebel-held capital, Sanaa , rebel officials and eyewitnesses said Wednesday. In a separate operation, at least five civilians were killed when the coalition forces fired in Taiz province's Mawzi district . All the officials and tribal elders spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to talk to reporters. (more...)
United Nations rapporteur: Stunning number' of Americans living below poverty line United Nations rapporteur: Stunning number' of Americans living below poverty line
- December 16, 2017

But, he warned, "a child who is born into poverty has nearly no chance to move out of poverty in the United States today". While the U.S. is one of the richest nations, entrenched poverty already experienced by many will be made worse by policies promoted by Mr Trump and the Republicans, in particular a planned tax overhaul that critics say gives huge cuts to the wealthy, it added. (more...)
Cabinet approves bill to replace Medical Council of India Cabinet approves bill to replace Medical Council of India
- December 16, 2017

The government did not disclose aspects of the Bill likely to be tabled in the Parliament session, but the draft is prepared on recommendations of an expert panel formed by the NITI Aayog to revamp the medical education sector. No permission will be needed to add seats or start PG courses as per the provisions of the bill. The draft bill provides for the constitution of four autonomous boards entrusted with conducting undergraduate and postgraduate education, assessment and accreditation of ... (more...)
Klopp bemoans luck after Solanke effort ruled out Klopp bemoans luck after Solanke effort ruled out
- December 16, 2017

They did, however, have the ball in Ben Foster's net after 83 minutes, but the referee Paul Tierney ruled it out as the ball made contact with Dominic Solanke's arm before hitting the net. Having initially given the goal, the official consulted his assistant after West Brom complained, and eventually ruled it out, which replays show to be the correct decision. (more...)