Medical


Peregrine Capital Management LLC Boosts Stake in Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Co (HMHC)
- January 28, 2018

It has outperformed by 9.72% the S&P500. Analysts expect Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (NASDAQ: HMHC ) to report $-0.91 EPS on February, 22.They anticipate $0.21 EPS change or 30.00% from last quarter's $-0.7 EPS. (NASDAQ:CTXS) for 509 shares. First Manhattan reported 0% stake. Jpmorgan Chase And invested in 0% or 1.03 million shares. Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietary) Limited holds 0.05% of its portfolio in Citrix Systems, Inc. (more...)
Falconets qualify for World Cup in grand style; rout S/Africa 6-0 Falconets qualify for World Cup in grand style; rout S/Africa 6-0
- January 28, 2018

The 2018 Federation Internationale de Football Association U20 World Cup will be played in France in August. Prior to kick-off, both teams held a minute silence for former Nigeria Football Federation board member Deji Tinubu, who passed away on Thursday. (more...)
Brown sets goal of 5 million electric vehicles in California by 2030 Brown sets goal of 5 million electric vehicles in California by 2030
- January 28, 2018

There are now 350,000 zero-emission cars in the state - a big jump from 25,000 in 2012, according to Brown's order. In 2012, Governor Brown issued Executive Order B-16-12 directing state government to help accelerate the market for zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs) in California. (more...)
United Nations to inspect Iran missile debris By United Nations to inspect Iran missile debris By
- January 27, 2018

The ambassadors are expected to meet with US President Donald Trump as the US administration seeks worldwide action against Iran, diplomats said. The UN ambassadors will visit a military hangar at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling near Washington, where Haley, the U.S. (more...)
FDA Approves Lutathera for Some Gastro and Pancreatic Cancers
- January 27, 2018

Additionally, safety and efficacy data from an worldwide, single-arm, open-label trial in the Netherlands (N=1,214) among patients with somatostatin receptor positive tumors also supported the FDA approval. The results showed a 20-month progression-free survival of 65.2% with Lu-177 dotatate and 10.8% for patients who received only octreotide. Of the 360 patients with GEP-NETs, 16% demonstrated a complete or partial shrinkage of their tumor. (more...)
North Korea plans luxury holiday resort... in area used for missile testing North Korea plans luxury holiday resort... in area used for missile testing
- January 27, 2018

A South Korean decision to allow North and South Korean athletes to march together under a unified Korea flag at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics may be costing President Moon Jae-in support. She started with a picture of Korean peninsula taken by a NASA satellite a few years back that showed the country in complete darkness while the neighboring countries like South Korea were seen with sparkling lights throughout its territory. (more...)
Hong Kong bans pro-democracy activist Agnes Chow from by-election Hong Kong bans pro-democracy activist Agnes Chow from by-election
- January 27, 2018

Agnes Chow was a leading figure in those protests, during which tens of thousands of students and young people calling for democracy occupied central Hong Kong for more than two months. The Basic Law specifies that Hong Kong is an "inalienable" part of China, however, activists say that does not mean views challenging that status should be silenced, given that freedom of speech is protected. (more...)
Tessa Jowell highlights Seamus Heaney's fearless words Tessa Jowell highlights Seamus Heaney's fearless words
- January 27, 2018

She spoke at the start of a 90-minute debate in the Lords where she called on ministers to say what they are doing to support innovative new treatments. "They create that community of love and determination that they find each other everyday", she said. "All we now ask is that doctors and health systems learn to do the same". (more...)
Johannesburg Test: India win hearts with 'brave' performance on 'nasty' Wanderers track Johannesburg Test: India win hearts with 'brave' performance on 'nasty' Wanderers track
- January 27, 2018

Even though the Proteas ultimately took nine of the 10 wickets on the day‚ skipper Du Plessis will feel they could have much done better on this unsafe pitch where players took serious body blows because of the uneven bounce. "No. He said in case if the new ball were to be taken - and the new ball was around 25 overs away at that time - it might behave dangerously. We have come and played here", Subramanian said, putting the blame squarely on the home team and ground staff. (more...)
S Sudan summons United States envoy for 'unfit partner' comment S Sudan summons United States envoy for 'unfit partner' comment
- January 27, 2018

Ambassador Haley noted in her address to the UN Security Council that the USA had "invested well over $11 billion in South Sudan and the government of President Kiir, but President Kiir and his government have become an unfit partner to the US for prolonging the war and the suffering of the people of South Sudan". (more...)
Watch BSF's all-female 'Daredevils' team showcasing women power in military Watch BSF's all-female 'Daredevils' team showcasing women power in military
- January 27, 2018

A march-past by Army personnel carrying the Asean flag also featured in the parade. The flypast by IAF planes entertained the guests. Tableaux of para-military force: nearly after a period of 20 years, Tableaux of para-military force also participated in the parade this year. (more...)
Alaska Air Group Inc. (ALK) VP Brandon Pedersen Sells 4681 Shares
- January 27, 2018

Shareholders of record on Tuesday, November 15th were issued a dividend of $0.275 per share. On 1/25/2018 Alaska Air Group announced a quarterly dividend of $0.32 0.00494666872777864% with an ex dividend date of which will be payable on 3/8/2018. (more...)
Researchers have found a link between flu and heart attack Researchers have found a link between flu and heart attack
- January 27, 2018

Jeff Kwong, lead author of the study and a scientist at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences and Public Health Ontario. The appear in this week's New England Journal of Medicine . The problem with the Japanese flu, however, is that it is not covered under the current Irish flu vaccine, which accounts for two types of A influenza and one different B. (more...)
Flu deaths continue to rise in Alabama Flu deaths continue to rise in Alabama
- January 27, 2018

Health Commissioner and infectious disease specialist Dr. DeborahMcMahon sent out a warning Friday urging people to take care of themselves and get a flu shot . Valarie Newton from the Branch-Hillsdale-Saint Joseph Community Health Agency told their Board of Health Thursday that flu cases are increasing, but they continue to have the flu vaccine available. (more...)
Having the Flu Increases Your Chance of Having a Heart Attack Having the Flu Increases Your Chance of Having a Heart Attack
- January 27, 2018

When doctors and health officials talk about the flu, they are describing a severe illness that is more like the common cold on steroids. This year's flu season continues to be a concern especially for young children. If you think you have the flu, go see your doctor. The governor has also called on the Department of Health to expand the state's influenza public service advertising campaign targeting the areas of the state hardest hit by influenza. (more...)
Oldest known human fossil outside Africa discovered in Israel Oldest known human fossil outside Africa discovered in Israel
- January 27, 2018

The new discovery raises the possibility that modern humans could have interacted for thousands of years with other human species, now extinct . A almost 200,000-year-old piece of fossilized human remains has been discovered in Israel, upending theories of when humans first emerged from Africa, as the sample is tens or even hundreds of thousands of years older than any previously discovered human remains outside of Africa. (more...)
Staff Members Dead after Attack on Save the Children Afghanistan Offices Staff Members Dead after Attack on Save the Children Afghanistan Offices
- January 27, 2018

Western officials have told AFP previously that foreign aid workers are now having to be convinced to come to Afghanistan with assurances of shorter contracts and security. Islamic State militants have reportedly been active in and around Jalalabad, located about 40 miles from the Pakistan border, since 2015. "Increased violence has made operating in Afghanistan hard for many organizations". (more...)
TV Show's Storyline Puts Crock-Pot on the Defensive TV Show's Storyline Puts Crock-Pot on the Defensive
- January 27, 2018

Spoilers ahead: If you haven't watched the most recent episode of This Is Us, stop reading here . The outrage online even compelled series creator Dan Fogelman , to tweet at fans about in defense of the appliance. Slow cookers are now ubiquitous. Theproduct is created to cook foods over a longer period of time at lowtemperatures and the switches connect to only 1 side of the power linevoltage, so there is never a high voltage applied directly across ourswitches. (more...)
Study details risks of light smoking Study details risks of light smoking
- January 27, 2018

Smokers should not be fooled, in other words, into thinking that a few cigarettes a day - or even just one - carries little or no long term harm, he added. They found that was associated with at least a 48 per cent increased risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) in men. But don't get discouraged if you're struggling to fully wean yourself off cigarettes . (more...)
Deadly Flu Season Has Been Particularly Hard On Baby Boomers, The Elderly Deadly Flu Season Has Been Particularly Hard On Baby Boomers, The Elderly
- January 27, 2018

In Wisconsin and neighboring Iowa and MI, flu activity was on the low end of the high level, with traffic in Wisconsin highest in the northern half of the state, according to the state Department of Health Services. Officials say last week, 1 in 15 doctor visits across the country was for symptoms of flu. Many doctors advise getting the shot due to the prompting of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (more...)
Brooklyn man goes to Disney World looking for a kidney, finds one Brooklyn man goes to Disney World looking for a kidney, finds one
- January 27, 2018

Rob Leibowitz, who lives in New Jersey, had been on a waiting list for a donor for four years without success and made a decision to take matters into his own hands. The man's out-of-the-box idea worked and he received a new kidney on Thursday, Pix 11 said. Leibowitz told him other patrons on the subway had to think he was insane when he heard the news, as he jumped up and down ferociously. (more...)
Vets turn to natural remedies to treat animals hurt in California wildfires Vets turn to natural remedies to treat animals hurt in California wildfires
- January 27, 2018

A 5-month-old mountain lion cub wasn't the only wildlife victim of the Thomas Fire - and he wasn't the only one who had his wounds treated by sterilized tilapia skin. The bears kept their bandages on, but the little mountain lion kept eating his, officials said. "One animal can change the face of medicine", said Peyton. (more...)
At least 30 African migrants drown after boat capsizes off Yemen At least 30 African migrants drown after boat capsizes off Yemen
- January 27, 2018

It and partner organizations have been helping survivors with food, water and medical help. "As we have been saying for nearly five years now, the preservation of human life is our utmost priority everywhere", he said. The International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) expressed outrage and sadness over the incident, which occurred Tuesday. (more...)
Google Doodle Celebrates Neurosurgeon Wilder Penfield's 127th Birthday Google Doodle Celebrates Neurosurgeon Wilder Penfield's 127th Birthday
- January 26, 2018

Shortly after leaving Johns Hopkins and completing advanced studies at Merton College, Penfield moved to Montreal, Quebec and became the city's first neurosurgeon. Penfield removed a section of tissue from the location, and the patient reportedly never had seizures again. He performed awake brain surgery on his patient (the brain can't actually feel pain; local anesthetic numbed her skin and skull), and prodded each region with an electrode to stimulate the neurons. (more...)
Flu Cases Reported This Season In Butler County Flu Cases Reported This Season In Butler County
- January 26, 2018

The study also found that chances were higher in the first three days after contracting the flu, with chances 6.3 times higher then, and 5.8 times higher in the following days. Getting a flu shot protects you but also those around you who may be particularly vulnerable to the flu. Gov. Andrew Cuomo urged New Yorkers to get a flu shot to help cut down on the illness. (more...)
Flu cited in local death: Muskogee County reports 55 hospitalizations so far Flu cited in local death: Muskogee County reports 55 hospitalizations so far
- January 26, 2018

Department of Health and Environmental Control's last reporting week alone (Jan. 14-20). Rhode Island has seen 11 fatalities and in CT, 32 people have died. "Since children are more likely to get sick and spread the flu, our staff will only allow children under 18 to visit patients in special cases - or with prior approval from the patient's health care team", Geer said. (more...)
Despite of Protests RGV Releases God Sex And Truth, Featuring Mia Malkova Despite of Protests RGV Releases God Sex And Truth, Featuring Mia Malkova
- January 26, 2018

Just a day before the release, the filmmaker was slapped with a legal notice by the Hyderabad police for obscenity on a complaint by a social activist. Meanwhile women associations, led by All India Democratic Women Association (AIDWA), had earlier shouted slogans against RGV in Vishakhapatnam, burned his effigy and demanded a complete ban on the film. (more...)
CM Siddaramaiah can't stop BJP's yatra to power: Amit Shah CM Siddaramaiah can't stop BJP's yatra to power: Amit Shah
- January 26, 2018

Meanwhile, after attending Republic Day function in Bengaluru , Siddaramaiah said, " Amit Shah has no brain it seems, he is a brainless man", reported ANI. In Parivartan rally, Amit Shah also criticised Congress party, said the party's protest against the Triple Talaq act is politically motivated. "Siddaramaiah government has crossed all boundaries of corruption". (more...)
High number of children dying from the flu High number of children dying from the flu
- January 26, 2018

For more information on influenza visit here under Disease Fact Sheets. KGOU's Nomin Ujiyediin reports. While over 60,000 samples testing positive for influenza have been reported since monitoring for the virus began on October 1, a total of 30 children have died from in 2018 in the US. (more...)
United Nations aid coordinator for Yemen steps down United Nations aid coordinator for Yemen steps down
- January 26, 2018

Russian Federation halted its diplomatic presence in Yemen last month because of the deepening conflict and Moscow has previously expressed concern about strikes by the Saudi-led coalition. The New York-based rights organization further called on the United Nations to impose sanctions on Saudi military leaders, including Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who also serves as the defense minister, over the atrocities committed in the war on Yemen. (more...)