Medical


Diabetes drug 'significantly reverses memory loss' in mice with Alzheimer's Diabetes drug 'significantly reverses memory loss' in mice with Alzheimer's
- January 02, 2018

There are now half a million people living with Alzheimer's disease in the United Kingdom and more than five million people with diabetes, both conditions pose a major cost to the NHS, and health systems worldwide . Dr Doug Brown, of the Alzheimer's Society, told the Mail Online: "With no new treatments in almost 15 years, we need to find new ways of tackling Alzheimer's". (more...)
Boko Haram captives have escaped -- Nigerian army Boko Haram captives have escaped -- Nigerian army
- January 02, 2018

Antigha did not say over what time period the captives escaped or whether or not they are still being sheltered by the military. Boko Haram's eight-year campaign of Islamist violence has killed over 20,000 people and displaced some 2.6 million from their homes, sparking a dire humanitarian crisis in the region. (more...)
Paul Pogba sends clear Man United message to Romelu Lukaku Paul Pogba sends clear Man United message to Romelu Lukaku
- January 02, 2018

While 14 clear of Chelsea, Guardiola's men are 15 clear of Manchester United , 18 clear of Liverpool and 22 ahead of Tottenham, last season's runners-up. But United were a far more unsafe proposition after the restart, creating a string of chances prior to their 56th minute opening goal. He then ghosts past Keane before curling a beauty past Pickford. (more...)
2 dead in anti-government protests in DRC's capital 2 dead in anti-government protests in DRC's capital
- January 02, 2018

United Nations observers documented at least 123 arrests across the country and a number of serious injuries, Marchal added. Elections have been repeatedly delayed since Kabila's constitutionally mandated two-term limit expired in December 2016. (more...)
Tensile Capital Management LLC Raised Its Transocean LTD (RIG) Position
- January 01, 2018

The company has market cap of $826.65 million. About 612,829 shares traded or 409.73% up from the average. Wells Fargo Mn has invested 0% in Transocean Ltd. Advisor Partners LLC purchased a new position in Transocean during the second quarter worth about $112,000. It also reduced Monsanto Co New (NYSE:MON) stake by 49,600 shares and now owns 58,700 shares. (more...)
Delhi choked by massive traffic jam on New Year - See Pics Delhi choked by massive traffic jam on New Year - See Pics
- January 01, 2018

A Traffic Police note advised commuters to avoid the area as no parking space was available. The vehicles in Central Delhi area of India Gate, Mandi House and Tilak Marg have. It advised people to avoid India Gate and take alternate route to their destinations. It's 7 times of what was expected. People have been stuck at the spot for more hours, and the traffic isn't moving. (more...)
Natural disaster: 3.2 quake strikes near Big Bear City Natural disaster: 3.2 quake strikes near Big Bear City
- January 01, 2018

One, measuring magnitude 2.5 happened at 11:21 p.m., and the other, measuring magnitude 2.6, hit at 12:03 a.m. The 4.0 quake, as measured on the Richter Scale, occurred at about 4:45 p.m.as was centered about 68 miles south of Pueblo at a depth of three miles. (more...)
Are Analysts Bearish LyondellBasell Industries NV (NYSE:LYB) After Last Week?
- January 01, 2018

The company has market cap of $3.64 billion. The stock decreased 0.76% or $0.84 during the last trading session, reaching $110.32. In related news, Director Jagjeet S. (NYSE:LYB). Parkside Bank Tru reported 128 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Meritage Portfolio Management sold 28,465 shares as the company's stock declined 12.71% while stock markets rallied. (more...)
Over 70 CA shops licensed to sell retail pot Over 70 CA shops licensed to sell retail pot
- January 01, 2018

The crowd sipped coffee and munched doughnuts, braving overnight temperatures in the mid-40s (around 6 degrees Celsius). However, the two largest cities in the state - Los Angeles and San Francisco -have not yet started issuing licences to sell cannabis commercially for recreational use. (more...)
$1.20 EPS Expected for Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) $1.20 EPS Expected for Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL)
- January 01, 2018

Focused Investors Llc bought 488,700 shares as the company's stock declined 6.13% while stock markets rallied. Pimentel Lawrence R sold 17,000 shares worth $2.05 million. Assetmark has 1,225 shares. RCL's profit will be $256.91M for 24.85 P/E if the $1.20 EPS becomes a reality. After $3.49 actual earnings per share reported by Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd . (more...)
Analysts Research Summary: Achillion Pharmaceut (ACHN)
- January 01, 2018

Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc . (NASDAQ: ACHN ) has declined 47.61% since December 30, 2016 and is downtrending. The company's market cap is $402.51 Million, and the average volume is 2.27 Million. Swiss National Bank & Trust holds 159,400 shares or 0% of its portfolio. This showed a surprise of 22.2% in the last quarter earnings. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Achillion Pharmaceuticals from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $4.25 target price on the stock in a ... (more...)
Steyn, Du Plessis included in Test squad for India series Steyn, Du Plessis included in Test squad for India series
- January 01, 2018

There were talks of declaring earlier than normal, I spoke to Gibbo (Gibson) last night and we started talking about declarations a lot earlier than normal. "We didn't assess conditions that well", said visiting captain Graeme Cremer. "I think our batters toiled really hard on a wicket that seamed around the entire innings". (more...)
First Alert Day: Brutally Cold New Year's Eve! First Alert Day: Brutally Cold New Year's Eve!
- January 01, 2018

The bitterly cold weather is going to stick around for the first half of the week. Do not leave a space heater turned on when you leave the room. If we see another morning of clear skies and light winds, temperatures could drop into the middle to low teens. (more...)
Connecticut Woman Fighting Cancer Married At Hospital 18 Hours Before Her Death Connecticut Woman Fighting Cancer Married At Hospital 18 Hours Before Her Death
- December 31, 2017

So on December 22 in the hospital chapel, surrounded by family and friends, struggling through her vows due to sheer weakness, Heather married David. Wearing a wedding dress with an oxygen mask strapped to her face, proud Heather Lindsay, 31, couldn't contain her joy as she Wednesday David Mosher, 35, in front of loved ones. (more...)
Meghan Markle's curtsey to the Queen was apparently wrong
- December 31, 2017

Harry later said that Markle "has done an absolutely wonderful job" getting acquainted with his family. In spite of her harsh words, Grant has praised both Markle and Prince Harry . Grant's tweeted response to Prince Harry has since disappeared from her timeline , though the one she wrote on Christmas Day promoting her upcoming book remains. (more...)
Michigan State QB Messiah deWeaver announces he will transfer Michigan State QB Messiah deWeaver announces he will transfer
- December 31, 2017

The Spartans have not played since December 21, when they pummeled Long Beach State 102-60. Over his past three games, Nick Ward is 23 of 25 from the field. In contrast, the Vikings shot an abysmal 31 percent (8 of 26) from the field but did have one double-digit scorer in Word who led the team with 11 at the break. (more...)
Flu season in full swing across the nation Flu season in full swing across the nation
- December 31, 2017

This winter's outbreak has already killed 23 people, with experts blaming the H3N2 strain which caused carnage in Australian hospitals and is thought to be responsible for the deaths of hundreds of people. You're just miserable". "That helps you in the long run". The flu also can make chronic health problems worse. While sick, limit contact with others as much as possible to keep from infecting them. (more...)
NCB Delhi arrests four college students NCB Delhi arrests four college students
- December 31, 2017

The Narcotics department seized 1.14 kg of charas (cannabis) and three LSD (Lysergic acid Diethylamide) blot papers from their possession, reported ANI. They had dispatched a courier with the banned substances for a New Year eve party organizer in Jaipur which was intercepted by the Narcotics Bureau officials. (more...)
Dead Senator among Buhari's new board appointees Dead Senator among Buhari's new board appointees
- December 31, 2017

Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, gave the history of the list, saying that it was prepared before President Muhammadu Buhari took ill and was released by the Secretary to Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha without any adjustment. (more...)
Liverpool boss Klopp explains what he expects against Leicester City Liverpool boss Klopp explains what he expects against Leicester City
- December 31, 2017

LIVERPOOL , England, Dec 30 (Reuters) - Two second half goals from Mohamed Salah helped Liverpool secure a hard-fought 2-1 victory over Leicester City at Anfield in the Premier League on Saturday. His red-hot form is sure to cause havoc in opposition defense and as Klopp mentioned, it's his all-round contribution to the team and not just goals that he's happy about. (more...)
Grieving Vacaville Family Shamed for Not Putting up Holiday Decorations Grieving Vacaville Family Shamed for Not Putting up Holiday Decorations
- December 30, 2017

Lyndia decided not to participate in the neighborhood's holiday tradition in order to grieve the loss of her mother. "I had to handle everything before I could come home (on December 1)". In a Facebook post, Ms Zarra said she had been involved in the tradition for the past 4 years. Her mother loved Christmas. "We have Steamboat Willie and Oswald and then Mickey Mouse and Fantasia, things like that", Zarra said. (more...)
Ruled out for Holiday Bowl Ruled out for Holiday Bowl
- December 30, 2017

The senior, who was spotted this week with a cast on his left hand, took reps during warmups but was only catching the shotgun snaps with his right hand. As Falk looks to his future, he enters the 2018 NFL Draft ranked ninth among quarterbacks, according to ESPN. He has completed 66.9 percent of his throws (357-for-534) for 3,593 yards, 30 touchdowns and 13 interceptions. (more...)
JB Hunt (NASDAQ:JBHT) Covered By Yet Another Research Firm JB Hunt (NASDAQ:JBHT) Covered By Yet Another Research Firm
- December 30, 2017

One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating, nine have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. JBHT's profit will be $113.04M for 27.91 P/E if the $1.03 EPS becomes a reality. Cowen restated a "buy" rating and issued a $102.00 price objective on shares of J.B. (more...)
AAP in dilemma over Rajya Sabha nominations AAP in dilemma over Rajya Sabha nominations
- December 30, 2017

Kumar Vishwas , whose supporters had camped at the party office to demand a seat for him on Thursday, is unlikely to be on that list, AAP sources told NDTV. Mr Vishwas had expected to be the frontrunner in the race for the Rajya Sabha candidature, but the party has not given him any assurance. However, reports have it that not just former CJI but former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan , former Union ministers Yashwant Sinha and Arun Shourie, Infosys founder Narayanmurthy, Nobel Prize victor ... (more...)
Cowen Reiterates Buy Rating for Immune Design (IMDZ)
- December 30, 2017

The 1-year high was reported on Dec, 29 by Barchart.com. If the $44.36 price target is reached, the company will be worth $194.20 million more. The firm provides email security products that include Enterprise Protection secure email gateway, Email Fraud Defense, Email Continuity, and Proofpoint Essentials, which are design to protect customers' mission-critical messaging infrastructure from outside threats, enable enterprises to authenticate their email to reduce consumer phishing, fight ... (more...)
Endurance Wealth Management Inc. Invests $943000 in Celgene Co. (NASDAQ:CELG)
- December 30, 2017

Celgene (NASDAQ: CELG ) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 26th. It has outperformed by 0.30% the S&P500. Westfield Capital Lp stated it has 1.36 million shares. Its down 0.17, from 1.34 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 44 investors sold CELG shares while 457 reduced holdings. Pennsylvania Trust Co raised its position in Celgene by 25.2% in the third quarter. (more...)
Wild's Bruce Boudreau OK after taking puck to head Wild's Bruce Boudreau OK after taking puck to head
- December 30, 2017

Minnesota's 18 first-period shots were a season high. P.K. Subban recorded a goal and an assist, while Kyle Turris tallied on the power play, two of the 43 shots Nashville registered in the loss. The Wild are a -105 underdog, while the over-under sits at 5.5 goals. As for Turris, his goal came late in the 3rd, also making it his 8th on the season. (more...)
Capitala Finance Corp. (CPTA) Surges to All-Time Low, Is Now Worst Performer
- December 30, 2017

About 2.79M shares traded. TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: "Capitala Finance ( CPTA ) Earns Media Impact Score of 0.16" was originally published by Week Herald and is the sole property of of Week Herald. Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California on behalf of all persons or entities who purchased or otherwise acquired Capitala Finance Corp . (more...)
More Wind Chill Advisories And Warnings Issued More Wind Chill Advisories And Warnings Issued
- December 30, 2017

CST Monday for wind chills between -10 to -50 degrees. Meteorologists with WGAL anticipate colder wind chills into Monday morning to kick off 2018. A third straight day of brutal cold stalled Thursday's morning commute, caused homeless people to pack shelters, and broke temperature records, as New England looked toward at least another week of sub-freezing temperatures across the region. (more...)
Murphy Capital Management Inc. Grows Position in Philip Morris International Inc. (PM)
- December 30, 2017

Philip Morris International Inc. now has $162.79 billion valuation. The average 1-year target price among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $108.99. Wells Fargo maintained Philip Morris International Inc. Societe Generale upgraded the stock to "Buy" rating in Friday, October 20 report. (NASDAQ:RGLD) was sold by Hayes William M. (more...)