Medical


AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV) Experiences Heavier than Usual Trading Volume
- September 16, 2017

About 13.79M shares traded. Equities analysts forecast that AbbVie Inc . will post $5.52 EPS for the current year. It has underperformed by 21.47% the S&P500. (NYSE: ABBV ). At the time of writing, the First Call consensus price target for the company is $77.94. Its up 0.01, from 0.99 in 2016Q3. Want to see what other hedge funds are holding ABBV? These funds have shifted positions in ( ABBV ). (more...)
Binge drinking changes your brain activity Binge drinking changes your brain activity
- September 16, 2017

Perhaps surprisingly, previous studies have also found very similar brain changes in adult chronic alcoholics, with the team pointing out that although the college students engaged in binge-drinking this did not mean they fit the criteria for alcoholism. (more...)
Kathy Griffin's Sister Joyce Dead at 65 After Cancer Battle Kathy Griffin's Sister Joyce Dead at 65 After Cancer Battle
- September 16, 2017

Alongside the video, the comedian captured the post, "My sister Joyce passed away peacefully last night. Please support American Cancer Society Society here: goo.gl/eMJVhq (Link In Bio)". The My Life on the D-List personality has kept a low profile over the summer amid the controversy that erupted in May when she posed in an photo holding a severed head resembling Donald Trump. (more...)
Jos crisis: Police warn Plateau residents over inciting comments Jos crisis: Police warn Plateau residents over inciting comments
- September 16, 2017

The governor charged community and religious leaders to ensure peace in the communities as he also confirmed that several persons were injured. His words, "Community leaders must ensure peace in their domains". Simon Lalong has assured. "In a statement by the Director of Press and Public Affairs, Mr Emmanuel Nanle Samuel, the sudden buildup of tension" in Jos to "the conduct of some disgruntled elements, who have chose to throw the metropolis into confusion on account of their negative ... (more...)
SC wants dignified life for prisoners SC wants dignified life for prisoners
- September 16, 2017

The apex court bench of Justices Madan B Lokur and Deepak Gupta was hearing a PIL highlighting the sorry state of prisons when it came up with a slew of directions to check "unnatural deaths" behind bars. It also directed all states to examine the availability of medical assistance to prisoners and take remedial steps wherever necessary. The General Assembly of the United Nations had adopted the standard minimum rules for the treatment of prisoners (the Nelson Mandela Rules) in 2015. (more...)
Chester Bennington's Son Opens Up About His Father's Death Chester Bennington's Son Opens Up About His Father's Death
- September 16, 2017

Suicide is the 10 leading cause of death nationally and affects people of all ages, ethnic and socioeconomic background. Beck Psychotherapy provides online screenings to help members of the community check on their own mental health. Veterans are another group disproportionately affected by suicide. Up to 25 times as many have made a suicide attempt. In the clips, Draven talks with a therapist about how he's felt since his dad died by suicide on July 20. (more...)
US Foods Holding Corp. (:USFD) Earnings Forecast In Focus
- September 16, 2017

Shares of USFD have downtrended -5.94% in the past three months, while the S&P 500 has moved -8.52% in that time. The Company, through US Foods, Inc (USF), markets and primarily distributes fresh, frozen and dry food and non-food products to foodservice customers throughout the United States. (more...)
Skin patches could combat diabetes and Skin patches could combat diabetes and "love handles", scientists say
- September 16, 2017

They also found that the patch can help treat metabolic disorders such as obesity and diabetes in people. Scientists at Columbia University Medical Center in NY trialed the gadget on mice and discovered they lost 20 for each penny of fat on the treated side contrasted with the untreated side. (more...)
'Extinct' giant tortoise to be resurrected 'Extinct' giant tortoise to be resurrected
- September 16, 2017

Scientists declared the Floreana tortoises ( Chelonoidis elephantopus ) extinct in the 1800s, a result of sailors of the era capturing and eating the animals on long ocean journeys back to Europe. Species with similar genetics have since been found on Isabela Island, where researchers from the National Park and Galapagos Conservancy analyzed 150 tortoises during expeditions in 2008 and 2015. (more...)
Many vaccines in one jab in production Many vaccines in one jab in production
- September 16, 2017

The key to the innovation is a microparticle that not only contains all the active ingredients of the immunisations, but releases them into the bloodstream in bursts at intervals that can be precisely timed by engineering how the particles are constructed, mimicking the way that the vaccines are given now in separate doses but with only one traumatic needle. (more...)
Rosemount police to wear pink patches for cancer awareness Rosemount police to wear pink patches for cancer awareness
- September 16, 2017

Officials believe the Rosemount Police Department is the first Minnesota department to join in. If you are interested in purchasing a commemorative Buckeye Police Department Pink Patch, they will be on sale at both Buckeye PD stations, 21699 W. (more...)
British American Tobacco Indus (NYSE:BTI) Trading Volume Significantly Higher
- September 16, 2017

The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 63%. This gauge is crucial in determining whether investors are moved toward the direction of buying more of the stock, or else doing the contradictory side and selling more of the stock. The stock has "Hold" rating by Societe Generale on Friday, July 29. 2,430K shares changed hands in the last trading session. The days to cover increased to 1.0 and the percentage of shorted shares was 0.00% on August 15. (more...)
Bp Plc Purchases Shares of 14000 Kansas City Southern (KSU)
- September 16, 2017

About shares traded. Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU) has declined 0.27% since September 15, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 16.97% the S&P500. Moreover, Rare Infra has 0% invested in Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU). United Cap Advisers Limited Liability holds 5,494 shares or 0% of its portfolio. (more...)
Britain increases aid for storm-hit Caribbean islands Britain increases aid for storm-hit Caribbean islands
- September 16, 2017

Dutch King Willem-Alexander said the destruction he saw in St. Martin was on a scale he "had never seen before". "In my home at night, we are locked in like a bunker", said Conn Davis, a British Virgin Islands resident, told NBC News . There has been some progress getting back to normal on St. Thomas. - Army National Guard soldiers from Florida , South Carolina, North Carolina, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands are now on State Active Duty status and are either responding, or prepared ... (more...)
Is Martin Shkreli's $2 million Wu-Tang Clan album a fake? Is Martin Shkreli's $2 million Wu-Tang Clan album a fake?
- September 16, 2017

Because the artist family involved with Wu-Tang is so large, the album is very loosely called a Wu-Tang album and it might end up just being an overly hyped project by RZA's protégé Cilvaringz who produced the material. Wu-Tang Clan has a new album dropping this fall, but the story of their unreleased $2 million record is far from over. " Bloomberg is an overpriced, legacy software system that subsidizes a money-losing media company", Shkreli wrote. (more...)
Young guys find bald men 'sexier, more dominant' than men with hair Young guys find bald men 'sexier, more dominant' than men with hair
- September 16, 2017

The team asked both male and female students to rate a series of photos in all three of those categories. Some of the images were of the same man twice, one time with a full head of hair and another time bald , according to CBS Philadelphia. (more...)
Southern Nevada Health District Offering Flu Shots Southern Nevada Health District Offering Flu Shots
- September 15, 2017

Each year in the United States, flu causes millions of illnesses, hundreds of thousands of hospitalizations and thousands of deaths. While flu season normally begins in early October and ends in late May, flu shots should begin soon after vaccine becomes available. (more...)
West Nile virus in human detected in Sudbury area West Nile virus in human detected in Sudbury area
- September 15, 2017

Summer might be coming to an end, but that doesn't mean West Nile is taking a break, medical officer of health, Dr. Fifteen confirmed cases and one probable case of infection have been reported to the health unit. To prevent the growth of infected mosquito populations, the health unit urges people to remove standing water on their properties. WNV causes a spectrum of illness which can range from no symptoms to flu-like symptoms to severe encephalitis (inflammation of the brain). (more...)
Arizona Receives Grant To Fight Opioid Crisis Arizona Receives Grant To Fight Opioid Crisis
- September 15, 2017

Dr. Basia Andraka-Christou says the grants themselves are not surprising; however, the amount of money appropriated to treatment for substance abuse is what's new this year. First Responders - Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act - $44.7 million. Building Communities of Recovery - CARA - $4.6 million. The objective of these awards is to provide training and medication for emergency treatment of opioid overdose. (more...)
Crore For Improving Solid Waste Management In Delhi Crore For Improving Solid Waste Management In Delhi
- September 15, 2017

Noting that Andhra Pradesh was sanctioned the highest number of houses under PMAY (Urban), Mr Puri inquired about the progress of this mission in Andhra Pradesh.Dr P Narayana informed Mr Puri that the State Government spent considerable time in identifying appropriate technology for constructing houses under PMAY (Urban) while at the same time conforming with the norms for disaster resilience. (more...)
United Nations agencies: Global hunger rises for first time in a decade United Nations agencies: Global hunger rises for first time in a decade
- September 15, 2017

Overall, 11 percent of the world's population was hungry previous year. "The concurrence of conflict and climate-related natural disasters is likely to increase with climate change, as climate change not only magnifies problems of food insecurity and nutrition but can also contribute to a further downward spiral into conflict, protracted crisis and continued fragility", said the report. (more...)
British teen Jasmine Beever dies after hairball in her stomach becomes infected British teen Jasmine Beever dies after hairball in her stomach becomes infected
- September 15, 2017

A 16-year-old understudy in the United Kingdom died all of a sudden abide away at school because of a disease caused by a hairball in her stomach. Rapunzel, in the Brothers Grimm fairy tale, lets down her hair through the window of a tower so a prince can climb up and save her. (more...)
Labour in front, Greens still in - Colmar Brunton poll Labour in front, Greens still in - Colmar Brunton poll
- September 15, 2017

This means National would not be able to form a government with New Zealand First. But few believed that National had taken such a big lead and most party insiders thought the contest was much closer. The Maori Party is, however, polling ahead of Labour in two of the seven Maori seats. "Because everyone, including the Colmar Brunton polls, including the research polls and including nearly every other poll has been different over this election". (more...)
Liquid cats, crocodile bets and didgeridoos win Ig Nobel science prizes Liquid cats, crocodile bets and didgeridoos win Ig Nobel science prizes
- September 15, 2017

The theoretical treatise, entitled On the Rheology of Cats, argues that cats can technically be regarded as simultaneously solid and liquid due to their uncanny ability to adopt the shape of their container. As he spoke, photographs of cats in different stages of a liquid-like state, perched in vases, wine glasses and wash basins, flashed on a screen behind him. (more...)
FDA approves first cancer biosimilar FDA approves first cancer biosimilar
- September 15, 2017

The new drug, branded as Mvasi (bevacizumab-awwb), is a biosimilar to Roche Holding Ltd.'s ( ROG ) Avastin (bevacizumab) for the treatment of multiple types of cancer. Non-squamous non-small cell lung cancer, in combination with carboplatin and paclitaxel for first-line treatment of unresectable, locally advanced, recurrent, or metastatic disease. (more...)
These DNA-sized nanobots are made for walking and sorting molecular cargo These DNA-sized nanobots are made for walking and sorting molecular cargo
- September 15, 2017

The researchers note that this study is still working through basic engineering principles and these DNA robots are now not designed for specific applications, but this kind of early stage research is a key building block for the future of practical nanotechnology. (more...)
Seven million people died from smoking past year Seven million people died from smoking past year
- September 15, 2017

Some 10,900 such deaths were reported in 2016 - a 67% increase since 2006. "We are facing a triad of trouble holding back many nations and communities - obesity, conflict and mental illness, including substance abuse disorders", said Christopher Murray, director of the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington in Seattle, which centralised and analysed the millions of data points used the studies. (more...)
Aliqopa Approved for Relapsed Follicular Lymphoma Aliqopa Approved for Relapsed Follicular Lymphoma
- September 15, 2017

Accelerated approval is granted to therapies that target serious conditions and fill an unmet medical need. In the trial, 59% of patients had a complete or partial response for a median 12.2 months, a very similar level seen in Zydelig . Copanlisib is also in phase 2 development for relapsed or refractory diffuse B-cell lymphoma. "For patients with relapsed follicular lymphoma, cancer often comes back even after multiple treatments", an FDA official said. (more...)
France: la PMA ouverte à toutes les femmes dès 2018 France: la PMA ouverte à toutes les femmes dès 2018
- September 15, 2017

Et l'avis favorable du Comité consultatif national d'éthique (CCNE) il y a deux mois a ouvert la voie à la concrétisation du recours à la procréation médicalement assistée (PMA ) pour toutes les femmes. " L'avis est rendu, il n'y a rien qui nous empêche de rendre l'opération légale pour toutes les femmes ", a confirmé Marlène Schiappa . Elle estime que c'est une mesure de " justice sociale " destinée à mettre fin à une "forme de discrimination à l'égard des femmes lesbiennes et ... (more...)
Six die in Florida nursing home after Irma Six die in Florida nursing home after Irma
- September 15, 2017

Florida Governor Rick Scott has directed the Department of Children and Family and the Agency for Health Care Administration to work with local authorities on the investigation . It said the facility had in fact been listed as "non-critical" infrastructure, but only because that was how nursing homes were supposed to be designated under FPL's own guidance. (more...)