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Brokers Set Expectations for Novo Nordisk's Q1 2018 Earnings (NYSE:NVO) Brokers Set Expectations for Novo Nordisk's Q1 2018 Earnings (NYSE:NVO)
- May 01, 2018

It has underperformed by 27.43% the S&P500. Harbour Investment Management Llc decreased Novo Nordisk Ad ( NVO ) stake by 12.04% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. JPMorgan Chase raised Novo Nordisk from an "underweight" rating to a "neutral" rating in a research report on Friday, December 29th. Leerink Swann initiated the stock with "Market Perform" rating in Friday, August 28 report. (more...)
Synthetics now killing more people than prescription opioids, report says Synthetics now killing more people than prescription opioids, report says
- May 01, 2018

Synthetic opioids, such as illicit fentanyl, contributed to 19,000 of the 42,000 overdose deaths in 2016. "This is very consistent with data from the [U.S.] Drug Enforcement Administration that shows a great increase in the trafficking and availability of synthetic opioids like illicit fentanyl over the past few years", said lead researcher Christopher Jones, of the U.S. (more...)
Infections from ticks, mosquitoes surge in US — CDC Infections from ticks, mosquitoes surge in US — CDC
- May 01, 2018

Well, we're not alone. The increase in disease cases caused by the bite of an infected mosquito, tick or flea in the United States is most likely the result of many factors. "We need to support state and local health agencies responsible for detecting and responding to these diseases and controlling the mosquitoes, ticks and fleas that spread them". (more...)
Q2 2018 EPS Estimates for AbbVie Inc. Lifted by Analyst (ABBV)
- May 01, 2018

High Falls Advisors Inc now owns 4,376 shares of the company's stock worth $317,000 after acquiring an additional 60 shares in the last quarter. Shares for $9.57M were sold by ALBAN CARLOS on Wednesday, February 28. $8.31 million worth of AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV) shares were sold by Michael Robert A. 87,040 AbbVie Inc. 1,337 shares were sold by SALEKI-GERHARDT AZITA, worth $157,458 on Wednesday, February 28. (more...)
Russian Su-27 fighter jet buzzes USA spy plane over Baltic Sea Russian Su-27 fighter jet buzzes USA spy plane over Baltic Sea
- May 01, 2018

A Russian SU-27 Flanker intercepting a US Air Force RC-135U reconnaissance plane flying in global airspace over the Baltic Sea, June 19, 2017. It's the first incident between Russian and American military aircraft since January, when a Russian fighter jet buzzed a U.S. (more...)
Diet High In Rice And Pasta Linked To Earlier Menopause Diet High In Rice And Pasta Linked To Earlier Menopause
- May 01, 2018

A diet with lots of refined pasta and rice showed that menopause was more likely to occur one-and-a-half years earlier than average. Prior research has shown that earlier menopause is associated with lower bone density, osteoporosis and an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, while later menopause can be linked to a higher risk for breast, ovarian and endometrial cancers. (more...)
India continues to occupy top spot in ICC rankings India continues to occupy top spot in ICC rankings
- May 01, 2018

For the latest analyses, Test results from 2014-15 period is made inconsequential and those from the assessment period 2015-16 and 2016-17 are weighted at 50 per cent. Top-ranked India had won $1 million, while second-placed South Africa got $500,000. There has been interesting activity in the bottom half of the table. (more...)
Shadow Home Secretary Diane Abbott stumbles in Piers Morgan car-crash interview Shadow Home Secretary Diane Abbott stumbles in Piers Morgan car-crash interview
- May 01, 2018

But the main plank of what we want to do is have a much fairer system - fair rules and a reasonable management of migration". " Well we spent the first half of the interview talking about that and I don't think it's unreasonable given the recent scandal to ask the shadow Home Secretary what your immigration policy is ", Morgan hit back. (more...)
Mark Twain Library Small Business Circle Celebrates National Small Business Week Mark Twain Library Small Business Circle Celebrates National Small Business Week
- May 01, 2018

That equates to 57 percent of the private sector employees in the country, or about 56 million Americans . Small businesses around the country are being celebrated this week as National Small Business Week has kicked off. The goal of the event is to help small business owners strengthen their business by utilizing postal products and services created specifically with small business owners in mind. (more...)
Pence Touts Stronger Immigration Policies In Planned Visit To US-Mexico Border Pence Touts Stronger Immigration Policies In Planned Visit To US-Mexico Border
- May 01, 2018

He called on Congress to close what he described as immigration loopholes. Pence specifically mentioned "cracking down on catch and release", the unofficial name for a protocol where unlawful immigrants are released while they wait for a hearing with an immigration judge. (more...)
Connacht Set To Sack Head Coach Kieran Keane Connacht Set To Sack Head Coach Kieran Keane
- May 01, 2018

The former Chiefs assistant came in over the summer to replace Pat Lam. Reports indicate a search for a replacement are already underway. According to the Irish Independent , Keane is set to leave the province with an announcement expected. (more...)
Facebook is shrinking the size of false news in users' feeds Facebook is shrinking the size of false news in users' feeds
- May 01, 2018

But this led some users to share the false stories even more aggressively, forcing the social network to ditch the red flag. Facebook is shrinking the appearance of fake news on its website in the hope this will stop people spreading misinformation. (more...)
In Moscow held a rally in support of free Internet In Moscow held a rally in support of free Internet
- April 30, 2018

Thousands of people marched through Moscow, throwing paper planes and calling for authorities to unblock the popular Telegram instant messaging app on Monday. Telegram, however, said that handing over encryption keys was technically impossible and refused to comply, prompting the Russian telecommunications watchdog to take action. (more...)
NASCAR star James Hylton and son dead after vehicle crash NASCAR star James Hylton and son dead after vehicle crash
- April 30, 2018

He and his son, along with driver Terry Strange, were traveling home after the ARCA Series event at Talladega Superspeedway when their GMC truck and trailer went off the road, hitting a creek bank, as shared by Franklin County (Ga.) Deputy Coroner Clayton Bryant. (more...)
Gulf must unite against Iran: Pompeo Gulf must unite against Iran: Pompeo
- April 30, 2018

Khamenei also claimed the US wants to put the financial burden of confronting Iran on the shoulders of other Mideast countries, but warned "they will be hit and defeated if they confront Iran". In Riyadh yesterday Mr Pompeo reiterated President Trump's threat to terminate the 2015 nuclear agreement with Iran. Under Iran's settlement with the United States, France, Germany, Britain, Russia and China, Tehran agreed to curb its nuclear program to satisfy the powers that it could not be put to ... (more...)
Altria (MO) Upgraded by Royal Bank of Canada to Outperform
- April 30, 2018

Northwest Investment Counselors LLC now owns 1,820 shares of the company's stock valued at $115,000 after buying an additional 1,543 shares during the period. Since February 7, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 4 insider sales for $1.82 million activity. On Friday, March 2 the insider Quigley Brian W . sold $216,154. (more...)
Red Cross to install 100000 smoke alarms across USA in 16 days Red Cross to install 100000 smoke alarms across USA in 16 days
- April 30, 2018

Alarm installations are happening in every state until May 13th. If you'd like a free smoke detector installed in your home, you can sign up here. Volunteers will install the fire alarms in more than 100 high-risk communities across the USA through May 13. (more...)
BB&T Securities LLC Lowers Position in Omega Healthcare (NYSE:OHI)
- April 30, 2018

The stock increased 0.78% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $25.74. The stock's traded 1.12 million shares in session while it holds an average volume of 2.29 million shares. On Tuesday, February 6 the insider KUBACKI MICHAEL L sold $1.03M. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.02 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.59, from 1.42 in 2017Q3. (more...)
Roosevelt Investment Group Inc. Reduced Holding in AbbVie Inc. (ABBV)
- April 30, 2018

Bingham Osborn & Scarborough Llc who had been investing in Abbvie Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $156.65B market cap company. Therefore 30% are positive. Comcast Corporation had 83 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Wednesday , April 19, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. (more...)
Follow these 5 healthy habits and live longer Follow these 5 healthy habits and live longer
- April 30, 2018

Despite being one of the wealthiest countries in the world, the average American has a shorter life expectancy compared to other wealthy countries, such as Japan, Canada, and Norway. The results showed that following all five lifestyle behaviors is linked to improved longevity for both men and women. However, researchers believe the improvement of life expectancy would be even larger without the widespread prevalence of obesity-a known risk factor for heart disease, stroke and premature death. (more...)
Over 2000 women called CervicalCheck helpline since Saturday Over 2000 women called CervicalCheck helpline since Saturday
- April 30, 2018

It is not clear who would have to fund payments to other women. Education Minister Richard Bruton also said the possibility of a statutory inquiry "has to be determined" and that "the cabinet will sit down and discuss that tomorrow". Meanwhile, the HSE Serious Incident Management Team says a series of call-backs is now underway - after more than 2,000 calls to its emergency helpline at the weekend. (more...)
AIIMs says Lalu fit to be discharged, RJD workers protest AIIMs says Lalu fit to be discharged, RJD workers protest
- April 30, 2018

A medical team of six doctors from departments of surgery, cardiology, nephrology and neurology had been overseeing Lalu Prasad's treatment at AIIMS. Prasad, who is serving a jail term in fodder scam cases, was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) last month and discharged later in the day after the hospital said his condition had improved. (more...)
Macron Planted Tree Is Dug Up To Go Into Quarantine Macron Planted Tree Is Dug Up To Go Into Quarantine
- April 30, 2018

In a joint press conference, Trump and Merkel took questions from reporters after their discussions. The ultimatum triggered a speedy global backlash alongside threats of retaliation from China, the European Union , and most other nations. (more...)
Arsene Wenger happy with performance of callow Arsenal side Arsene Wenger happy with performance of callow Arsenal side
- April 30, 2018

Marouane Fellaini has yet again stolen the spotlight when he shattered the deadlock between Arsenal and Manchester United last night. They had a nice gesture before the game, it was the first time I got a trophy before the game. "For him to be out is not OK, he wants to play all the time, he's never exhausted. I hope for him he continues like that". "We will be organising a special tribute of our own in Malappuram either during Arsenal's last English Premier League match or during the ... (more...)
Serial killer search led to wrong man in 2017 — APNewsBreak Serial killer search led to wrong man in 2017 — APNewsBreak
- April 30, 2018

Joseph DeAngelo was brought into his first court appearance since his arrest on suspicion of multiple murders spanning a decade in the 1970's and 1980's. The site allows users to share their genetic profiles for free. DNA potentially may have played an earlier role in the case. He entered the information among 189,000 profiles at the genealogy website, YSearch.org, and the results led to a relative of the OR man. (more...)
Autism On The Rise Autism On The Rise
- April 30, 2018

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now estimates one in 59 children has autism. As for prevalence, in 2016, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimated that it affected 1 in 68 children - about 1.5 percent of all children. (more...)
Parents Jailed In Hyderabad For Letting Their Minor Kids To Drive Parents Jailed In Hyderabad For Letting Their Minor Kids To Drive
- April 30, 2018

Now doing rounds in the upper house of parliament, the amended Motor vehicles Act 2016 proposes a three-year jail term for parents if their underage children are caught driving. Jail terms are also being handed down for drunk driving, more of which is now being witnessed, reportedly due to soaring temperature. South Zone Traffic Police organised a mega traffic awareness programme at Noori Convention in Bandlaguda, Chandrayangutta, on Saturday. (more...)
Bengaluru: Four 'fake' policemen hijack bus to recover loan Bengaluru: Four 'fake' policemen hijack bus to recover loan
- April 30, 2018

The bus was on the way to Kannur in Kerala last night when the motorcycle-borne youth stopped it on the Mysuru Road under the limits of Rajarajeshwari Nagar police station in Bengaluru . The bus, with its passengers, was taken to a shed, where it was locked up. While four of the accused have been detained, three are on the run. Speaking to TNM, a police official said, "There was some problem with the financing. (more...)
Blue light exposure could increase cancer risk, scientists say Blue light exposure could increase cancer risk, scientists say
- April 30, 2018

The study discovered that the risk of developing prostate cancer among men who are exposed to blue light at night has become double while women exposed to the light have 1.5 times higher risk of developing breast cancer. He says this is the first study to specifically analyze cities' blue light, which is known to lower the amount of melatonin in the brain and affect the body's circadian rhythm. (more...)
Jordan needs 'better application' of occupational safety, health standards at workplace Jordan needs 'better application' of occupational safety, health standards at workplace
- April 30, 2018

This year, the World Day for Safety and Health at Work (SAFEDAY ) and the World Day Against Child Labour (WDACL ) are coming together in a joint campaign to improve the safety and health of young workers and end child labour. According to the ILO, an estimated 2.78 million people die every year through work related accidents, injuries and illnesses with an estimated global economic impact of about 3.94 per cent of annual global GDP. (more...)