Medical


Larry Nassar Was Allowed To See Patients During Sexual Assault Investigation Larry Nassar Was Allowed To See Patients During Sexual Assault Investigation
- December 21, 2017

That revelation comes from a MSUPD/FBI joint investigation into whether any other school employees broke the law in connection to Nassar's misconduct. Strampel told police he did not "see the need to follow up to ensure" Nassar was following the guidelines after he instituted them. Nassar was sacked by Michigan State in September 2016 after Strampel told Nassar's boss, Dr. (more...)
Acer Therapeutics (ACER) Analyzed By HC Wainwright; MORIEN RESOURCES CORPORATION (APMCF) Shorts
- December 21, 2017

Welles Wilder used to determine the strength of a trend. RSI helps measure changes in price movement of a specific equity. When RSI moves below 30, it is oversold and could lead to an upward move. Though there are a number of indicators that can be used to assess these conditions, some are more popular than others. Opexa Therapeutics (NASDAQ:ACER) last posted its earnings results on Monday, November 13th. (more...)
Medtronic plc. (NYSE:MDT) Shares Bought by BB&T Corp
- December 21, 2017

The shares were sold at an average price of $82.82, for a total transaction of $1,325,120.00. Medtronic plc ( MDT ) is expected to post revenue of $7.86 Billion in the current quarter, according to consensus of 20 analysts. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, November 23 by Needham. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, November 21 by Needham. A stock rating usually tells investors how well a stock's market value relates to what analysts think is a fair value for the stock, ... (more...)
Apple admits it's slowing down your old iPhone
- December 21, 2017

Apple insists the updates were made with a different goal in mind: It said the performance of lithium-ion batteries degrades over time, which can sometimes cause phones to suddenly shut down in order to protect their components. Apple said in its statement that it will continue to use the feature with other products in the future. Poole theorizes that as the battery in an older iPhone declines, Apple slows down the phone's performance so the battery won't drain too quickly, and mentioned the ... (more...)
Eating more tomatoes and fruit can improve lung function even in smokers Eating more tomatoes and fruit can improve lung function even in smokers
- December 21, 2017

Adults who ate more than two tomatoes a day had a slower rate of natural lung function decline, with ex-smokers seeming to benefit most of all, scientists said yesterday. Participants from three European countries - Germany, Norway and the United Kingdom - completed questionnaires assessing their diets and overall nutritional intake. (more...)
Hot Stock for Investors: Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKAM)
- December 21, 2017

Different analysts and financial institutions use various valuation methods and consider different economic forces when deciding on a price target. The company had revenue of $621.00 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $610.66 million. (more...)
Penn National Gaming (PENN) Earns Penn National Gaming (PENN) Earns "Buy" Rating from Stifel Nicolaus
- December 21, 2017

Putnam Invests Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 28.05 million shares or 1.59% of their United States portfolio. Bank & Trust Of America De has invested 0% of its portfolio in Penn National Gaming, Inc . Several analysts have released their opinion on Penn National Gaming, Inc . Laurel Grove Capital Llc sold 20,500 shares as the company's stock declined 6.00% while stock markets rallied. (more...)
Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Resigns Amid Protest in Region Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament Speaker Resigns Amid Protest in Region
- December 21, 2017

On Monday, Kurdish protesters set fire to offices of the regional Kurdish parties and some protestors stoned the security forces guarding the Kurdish offices, sparking clashes with the security forces who used tear gas to disperse the crowds, leaving some 30 people injured and suffocated. (more...)
Baby Girl Born After Being Frozen For Over 24 Years Baby Girl Born After Being Frozen For Over 24 Years
- December 21, 2017

The world's first baby to be born after being frozen as an embryo was in Australia in 1984, according to the National Fertility Support Centre. Tina Gibson was 19 when she got married to her husband Benjamin who was 26 years old. "That's just the kind of God that we serve that He would do something like that for us". "Nobody has these records", he said. The couple chose to foster several children but thought again about pregnancy when Mr Gibson suggested they look into embryo adoption. (more...)
Brooklyn man freed after decades in prison for crimes he didn't commit Brooklyn man freed after decades in prison for crimes he didn't commit
- December 21, 2017

The Cardozo Law School's Immigration Justice Clinic has been working to prevent his removal, and last week, ICE told his lawyers that now that Denny's convictions have been overturned, it doesn't intend to detain or deport him while he seeks full citizenship in the U.S. (more...)
FDA Approves First Gene Therapy For Inherited Disease
- December 21, 2017

It was first announced on October 10, with a subsequent panel discussion to deliberate its approval. Luxturna is the first directly administered gene therapy approved in the USA that targets a disease caused by mutations in a specific gene. (more...)
RCMP charge 3 men in Bowden Institution drug trafficking scheme RCMP charge 3 men in Bowden Institution drug trafficking scheme
- December 21, 2017

Further investigation by RCMP and the Correction Service of Canada led to two Bowden inmates being charged with possession for the objective of trafficking. A 32-year-old man, who was on statutory release (the mandatory release of a person from prison after they have completed two-thirds of their sentence) from the Bowden Institution, was detained. (more...)
Filming Wraps on Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Filming Wraps on Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald
- December 21, 2017

It seems like only a few weeks ago that we were getting some set photos from Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald , and now it's been announced that the production has officially wrapped. Sadly, the same can't be said for the director's choice of casting, but more on that later. "I know he will brilliantly capture all the unexpected facets of Albus Dumbledore as J.K. (more...)
HighTower Advisors LLC Trims Stake in Altria Group Inc (MO)
- December 21, 2017

About 8.48M shares traded or 18.22% up from the average. Leading up to this report, we have seen a 11.26% rise in the stock price over the last 30 days and a 20.71% increase over the past 3 months. Altria Group is the parent company of Philip Morris USA, U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company, John Middleton, Ste. The top 5 institutional holders, in ascending order, are as follows: VANGUARD GROUP INC with 137.35 million shares, BLACKROCK INC. (more...)
Eating one portion of salad 'can preserve memory' Eating one portion of salad 'can preserve memory'
- December 21, 2017

Her team analysed the eating habits of 960 people, with an average age of 81, who did not have dementia and tracked them for an average of 4.7 years. After a follow-up of 10 years, scientists found out that the group which consumed the maximum amount of green veggies showed the lowest rate of decline - an equivalent to being 11 years younger in terms of ageing of the brain. (more...)
'Dengue vaccine to be ready by 2020' 'Dengue vaccine to be ready by 2020'
- December 21, 2017

A worker shows used anti-dengue vaccine Dengvaxia inside a vaccine storage room in Sta. The vaccine will enter Phase III clinical trials in 2018. When expressed in yeast, the vaccine elicits antibodies to all four DENV serotypes in a span of 1 or 2 months or lesser. (more...)
New CRISPR Gene Editing Experiment Slows Down Hearing Loss New CRISPR Gene Editing Experiment Slows Down Hearing Loss
- December 21, 2017

The work is among the first to apply a genome editing way to deal with deafness in creatures, Liu says. -How does CRISPR gene editing work. Nearly half of all deafness cases are caused by genetic factors, but treating inherited hearing loss is tricky. (more...)
Amazon stops selling 'circumcision training kit' over fear of DIY operations Amazon stops selling 'circumcision training kit' over fear of DIY operations
- December 21, 2017

The kit contains a "soft and lifelike" model of a young boy's genitals with a selection of scalpels and scissors. The UK based website of Amazon removed the kits after being advised to do so through a letter sent by the National Secular Society (NSS). (more...)
You shouldn't keep your phone next to your body, health chiefs warn You shouldn't keep your phone next to your body, health chiefs warn
- December 21, 2017

In its defense, the health department denied any conspiracy in keeping the draft private. The scientific community has yet to reach a consensus on the severity of exposure to radio frequency energy emitted from cell phones, but a new set of guidelines from the California Department of Public Health suggests that high use could impact human health. (more...)
One million suspected cholera cases in Yemen, Red Cross says One million suspected cholera cases in Yemen, Red Cross says
- December 21, 2017

The Red Cross also said that more than 80% of Yemen's population lacks food, fuel, clean water and access to medical care. Since the cholera epidemic began in April the World Health Organization has recorded 2,219 deaths from the waterborne disease, which has propagated rapidly due to deteriorating hygiene and sanitation conditions, with children accounting for almost a third of infections. (more...)
Vets Warn About The Risk Of Chocolate Poisoning In Dogs Vets Warn About The Risk Of Chocolate Poisoning In Dogs
- December 21, 2017

The results unveiled that the most chocolate poisonings in dogs occurred during the festive season, and slightly less during Easter, when chocolate is easy to get. "While many cases of chocolate-eating are not at toxic levels, where they are, it is better to see the vet quickly", he said. If you are anxious your dog may have eaten a toxic amount of chocolate, call your vet immediately and be prepared to describe the type of chocolate and the amount consumed. (more...)
Life expectancy again falls in U.S. as opioid deaths rise Life expectancy again falls in U.S. as opioid deaths rise
- December 21, 2017

The opioid epidemic 'clearly has a huge impact on our entire society'. The death rate from drug overdoses rose 18 percent a year from 2014 to 2016, the team reported. Numerous cases have blamed the companies for sparking the opioid crisis by pushing prescription painkillers that forced patients to become addicted, eventually seeking more risky substances. (more...)
Four-star quarterback Gerry Bohanon commits to Baylor Four-star quarterback Gerry Bohanon commits to Baylor
- December 21, 2017

The No. 18-ranked dual-threat quarterback in the country is happy to have this decision behind him. He received an offer from former Arkansas Coach Bret Bielema on January 27 and was initially recruited as an athlete before eventually being recruited as a quarterback. (more...)
Study links sexual identity, childhood trauma to suicidal behaviour Study links sexual identity, childhood trauma to suicidal behaviour
- December 21, 2017

Teens who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or questioning (LGBQ) have a much higher risk for suicidal behavior than other teens, a new study has found. "It is imperative that we identify adolescent populations at greatest risk to guide our prevention efforts", lead author Kristen Clements-Nolle, of the School of Community Health Sciences of the University of Nevada, Reno, told Reuters Health by email. (more...)
Flu cases widespread in Arizona with nearly 3000 cases Flu cases widespread in Arizona with nearly 3000 cases
- December 21, 2017

On Dec. 13, a 91-year-old man with an underlying medical condition died from influenza, according to the agency. As of this time last season, there were four deaths in the county. "Get vaccinated now before the worst of the flu season gets here". The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that everyone 6 months and older get vaccinated. (more...)
Overbought Signal Stock: Express Scripts Holding Company (ESRX)
- December 20, 2017

After the giving short look at one day return of Express Scripts Holding Company ( ESRX ) it is observed that ESRX reported a increase of 0.38% return in last trading session. 499.72 million shares or 1.80% less from 508.89 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. KONDO CHRIS also sold $1.01M worth of Apple Inc. Also, VP Phyllis S. (more...)
Model with Toxic Shock Syndrome Might Soon Have Her Second Leg Amputated Model with Toxic Shock Syndrome Might Soon Have Her Second Leg Amputated
- December 20, 2017

She is now pushing both legislation and the National Institutes of Health to help test tampons to determine if they are safe. "Over the years, my body has produced a lot of calcium, which causes my bones to grow on that foot" but doctors have to literally shave the growing bones to avoid further complications. (more...)
Anti-smog gun test underway in Delhi Anti-smog gun test underway in Delhi
- December 20, 2017

Smog is the mixture of pollutants and moisture. One of the main reasons for the toxic combo of smoke and dust is the stubble burning from Punjab, Haryana and surrounding regions of the National Capital Region (NCR). Similar machine is used in China. "This move is inspired by the Chinese water cannons that were used by the authorities there with some success", sources told The Indian Express , adding that the device may work well in an arid area like Delhi . (more...)
Analyst Stock Ratings: Apollo Investment Corporation (AINV), Altria Group, Inc. (MO)
- December 20, 2017

ValuEngine upgraded Apollo Investment from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research note on Friday, December 1st. J P Morgan Chase & Co dropped their price objective on shares of Apollo Investment from $6.50 to $6.00 and set a neutral rating for the company in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. (more...)
Sea Turtle Found Entangled in $53 Million Worth of Cocaine Sea Turtle Found Entangled in $53 Million Worth of Cocaine
- December 20, 2017

Video released by the US Defence Department showed the crew members on the Coast Guard vessel using a knife to cut the turtle free. They found the turtle entangled in cords that strung together 26 packages of cocaine worth a whopping $53 million, NBC News reported. (more...)