Medical


Calls for urgent action as childhood obesity in Portsmouth increases Calls for urgent action as childhood obesity in Portsmouth increases
- October 20, 2017

In Portsmouth, the number of children in their first year of school seen as obese went up from 8.9 per cent in 2015/16 to 10.7 per cent in 2016/17. The data, from more than a million pupils at schools across England, shows that in Reception 22.1 per cent of girls are either overweight or obese, while 23.1 per cent of boys are. (more...)
Ibrahim Halawa Expected To Return Home To Ireland On Sunday Or Monday
- October 20, 2017

The Irish Ambassador to Egypt, Sean O'Regan, confirmed that Mr Halawa had been released at around 11pm last night, bringing an end to over four years of detention and an global campaign for his release. We will now begin to make arrangements to bring him home where he belongs in Ireland. "Some formalities still required before flying home". The Department of Foreign Affairs in a statement to Independent.ie this week said that, in keeping with the family's wishes, details of his return to ... (more...)
Turkey-US had productive visa talks, US State Department says
- October 20, 2017

The dispute hit the Turkish lira and stocks and unnerved investors. The U.S. and Turkey had a "productive" meeting about the visa spat, the U.S. State Department said late Wednesday. He is accused of "attempting to overthrow the constitutional order and Turkey's government", and "spying", a judicial source said. The locally-hired employee of the U.S. (more...)
Rotary grants Nigeria $7.71m for polio eradication Rotary grants Nigeria $7.71m for polio eradication
- October 20, 2017

The biggest way you personally can have an impact on polio eradication is by contacting your members of Congress and asking them to fund vaccine programs that are working to eliminate this debilitating disease. Visit endpolio.org for more about Rotary and its efforts to eradicate polio. Each pint will raise 25 cents that will be matched 2:1 by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. (more...)
Deepika Padukone enraged over goons who destroyed artist's Padmavati rangoli Deepika Padukone enraged over goons who destroyed artist's Padmavati rangoli
- October 20, 2017

A source told the daily: " Devdas had one of the biggest ever release in Paris for an Indian film". Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Padmavati stars Deepika as Rani Padmini along with Ranveer Singh as Alauddin Khilji and Shahid Kapoor as Rawal Ratan Singh. (more...)
Two senators strike bipartisan agreement to keep federal funds for health insurers Two senators strike bipartisan agreement to keep federal funds for health insurers
- October 20, 2017

Alexander and Murray is a good step forward, particularly the provision that would include federal funding for Minnesota's Basic Health Program, MinnesotaCare. "Over the past couple months I've participated in the bipartisan discussions held by Senators Alexander and Murray on commonsense solutions to bring down costs, including a meeting with both Republican and Democratic governors, but we can and must do more to help middle-class families". (more...)
Hamas reaffirms goal to destroy Israel Hamas reaffirms goal to destroy Israel
- October 20, 2017

Addressing Palestinian youth in Gaza City, al-Sinwar said he expected Gaza's political situation "to become even more difficult" in light of recent statements emanating from Israeli officials and from U.S. Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu , took to Twitter and thanked Greenblatt for his commitment to the Quartet principles. Hamas has been the de-facto ruler in the Gaza Strip since 2007 after the party defeated Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas' long-dominant ... (more...)
Global pollution deaths are 9m annually Global pollution deaths are 9m annually
- October 20, 2017

One in six premature deaths in 2015 could be attributed to disease caused by exposure to pollution, making it more deadly than war, natural disasters or hunger, a report in The Lancet medical journal has claimed. World leaders have been urged to take pollution more seriously after the worldwide group of scientists concluded that it was killing nine million people a year. (more...)
Are Analysts Bullish Alaska Air Group, Inc
- October 20, 2017

The stock rose 0.25% or $0.2 reaching $80.72. Below is a list of Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE: ALK ) has risen 29.33% since October 19, 2016 and is uptrending. Investors sentiment increased to 1.15 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.04, from 1.11 in 2017Q1. Eqis Capital Management Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Alaska Air Group, Inc. (more...)
Drinking Really Does Improve Your Foreign Language Skills Drinking Really Does Improve Your Foreign Language Skills
- October 20, 2017

We know that alcohol has a detrimental effect on our brain's executive functioning , including our memory, our attention, and our inhibitions. Before you get ahead of yourself, that doesn't mean you can down a few pints of Guinness and suddenly speak Irish. (more...)
Hype And Facts About Neothetics, Inc. (NEOT), Immune Design Corp. (IMDZ)
- October 20, 2017

Comparatively, Immune Design Corp . has a beta of 2.81, indicating that its share price is 181% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, 51.5% of Immune Design Corp . Out of rating recommendations 3 have given the stock a Buy while 2 recommend the stock as Outperform. Google's parent company, Alphabet, slid $9.39, or 0.9 percent, to $1,003.35. (more...)
Kames Capital Plc Stake In Celgene Corporation (CELG) Was Has Lifted
- October 20, 2017

About 506 shares traded. NRG Energy Inc (NRG) has risen 1.42% since October 19, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.30% the S&P500. Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. Since June 15, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 sales for $2.36 million activity. Friedman Michael A had sold 5,000 shares worth $625,000 on Saturday, June 17. (more...)
Brokerage Overview of: Abeona Therapeutics Inc. (ABEO)
- October 20, 2017

On October 10 analysts at Citigroup initiated coverage setting a rating of "Buy". Valuation Ratios of Abeona Therapeutics Inc. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating , one has given a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the stock. (more...)
Sabra Healthcare REIT, Inc. (SBRA) Short Interest Down 38.7% in September
- October 20, 2017

After having $0.53 EPS previously, Sabra Health Care REIT Inc's analysts see 30.19% EPS growth. (NASDAQ:SBRA) opened at 21.17 on Wednesday. About 62,879 shares traded. It was reported on Oct, 19 by Finviz.com . The rating was upgraded by William Blair to "Outperform" on Tuesday, July 18. Since June 5, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 insider sales for $152,308 activity. (more...)
Collision of dead stars unlocks 'new chapter' for astronomy Collision of dead stars unlocks 'new chapter' for astronomy
- October 20, 2017

It also made a sound. When the gravitational waves began their journey across space, dinosaurs roamed the Earth. When the signals from the merging neutron stars were about half way on their journey towards Earth, an asteroid struck our planet, killing off 75 per cent of all species. (more...)
Raising awareness of breast health Raising awareness of breast health
- October 20, 2017

It was estimated that there would be 26,300 women diagnosed this past year. 'Survival disparities between black and white breast cancer patients are largely driven by differences in insurance, ' he said. If you are in the 40-50 age group, talk with your health care provider as to whether annual mammograms should be considered. What do you need to look for? For the first time, the Cuesta College Police Department will be participating in the "Pink Patch Project", an event that focuses on ... (more...)
Stock'S Earning Overview TRI Pointe Group, Inc. (TPH)
- October 19, 2017

It has outperformed by 5.36% the S&P500.The move comes after 8 months positive chart setup for the $448.80M company. It was reported on Oct, 19 by Barchart.com. It has outperformed by 4.82% the S&P500. If the ratio is less than 1, then we can determine that there has been a decrease in price. Its up 0.22, from 1.35 in 2017Q1. (more...)
Quarterly EPS analysis of Fitbit, Inc. (NYSE:FIT)
- October 19, 2017

Several other equities research analysts have also issued reports on the company. Fitbit Inc. (FIT ) stock price fell -50.99 percent over the past one year, while increased 15.26 percent during the past 6 months. The legal version of this news story can be accessed at https://www.truebluetribune.com/2017/10/19/fitbit-inc-fit-rating-increased-to-buy-at-vetr-inc.html. (more...)
FDA panel urges approval of once-weekly semaglutide in type 2 diabetes
- October 19, 2017

However, we believe continued growth from Victoza and Tresiba as well as higher contributions from Saxenda and Xultophy will be partly offset by the impact of lower realized prices in the USA , loss of exclusivity for products in hormone replacement therapy, intensifying competition within the diabetes and biopharmaceuticals markets and macroeconomic conditions in many markets under International Operations". (more...)
Las Vegas hotel guard describes being shot by Paddock Las Vegas hotel guard describes being shot by Paddock
- October 19, 2017

Campos said he was patrolling on the 31st floor when he was told to check out a door left ajar on the 32nd floor, CNN reported . Campos said on the night of the mass shooting, he was called to check on an open door on the 32nd floor. — six minutes before people in the concert crowd reported shots. Campos had been hailed a hero by authorities who initially said he diverted the gunman's attention and made him stop firing on the crowd. (more...)
Chip and Joanna Gaines ending 'Fixer Upper' to 'focus' on marriage Chip and Joanna Gaines ending 'Fixer Upper' to 'focus' on marriage
- October 19, 2017

For fans who want even more of the Gaines couple can check out Chip's new book, " Capital Gaines: Smart Things I Learned Doing Stupid Stuff". "It would have to be a show where it would be me, just all by myself-that could be a thing that I would interested", he told E! We didn't want to push it, to redline it for so long that we woke up and realized we are at a point of no return. (more...)
Breaded chicken products recalled due to possible Salmonella
- October 19, 2017

Janes Pub Style Chicken Burgers and Pub Style Snacks Popcorn Chicken have been recalled because of possible salmonella contamination, as part of an investigation of an illness outbreak. PHAC says it is working with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Health Canada and provincial public health partners to further investigate the outbreak. (more...)
Hyderabad International Airport receives coveted World's No.1 Airport Award Hyderabad International Airport receives coveted World's No.1 Airport Award
- October 19, 2017

CEO Chung Il-young (right) receives the award for best airport worldwide from Declan Collier, chair of Airports Council International's World Governing Board at the Airport Service Quality Awards held Tuesday in Port Louis, Mauritius. Airports Council International (ACI) has awarded Abu Dhabi International Airport its "Best Airport in the Middle East" and "Best Improved Airport: the Middle East" awards at its annual ASQ awards . (more...)
Revanth Reddy blasts Andhra Pradesh TDP ministers for bowing before KCR Revanth Reddy blasts Andhra Pradesh TDP ministers for bowing before KCR
- October 19, 2017

Chandrasekhar Rao and getting favours. Reddy, who has been waging a war against Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao (KCR), is reportedly upset over the recent bonhomie between TDP and its arch rival, the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS). (more...)
SAA Chair Dudu Myeni Out SAA Chair Dudu Myeni Out
- October 19, 2017

Ramano was appointed past year as part of a previous management reshuffle. He will be deputised by Nolitha Fakude. Myeni had been replaced with businessman Johannes Bhekumuzi "JB" Magwaza, the founder and executive chairperson of Nkunzi Investment Holdings. (more...)
Neothetics Cmn (NEOT) Stock Overview
- October 19, 2017

Currently Neothetics Cmn (NASDAQ: NEOT)'s shares owned by insiders are 21.94%, whereas shares owned by institutional owners are 38.1%. Insider ownership increased by a total of 0 shares, which suggests that NEOT's key executives are feeling more optimistic about the outlook for the stock. (more...)
Self-harming up by 70% among young teenage girls Self-harming up by 70% among young teenage girls
- October 19, 2017

The most common type of self-harm reported was drug overdose, followed by episodes of cutting, self-poisonings, and various other methods of harm including hanging, suffocation, jumping, and scalding. The rise of social media, and online content around self-harmingt could also play a role, noted the team. Children and teenagers who self-harmed were nine times more likely to die unnaturally than unaffected children, with an especially marked increased risk of suicide and acute alcohol/drug ... (more...)
Crackdown on firecrackers sale: 1200 kg crackers seized, 29 arrested
- October 19, 2017

On October 9, Supreme Court restored the ban on the sale of firecrackers till November 1. According to the data, eight cases have been registered in the north district against the people found selling firecrackers, the maximum among all the districts. (more...)
Three early flu cases could signal severe season in El Paso County
- October 19, 2017

In Pennsylvania, there were 148 flu-related deaths in last year's flu season. The agency tracks people with the flu who have been admitted to the hospital and children who die of the virus. "When you get the flu vaccine, you're not only prepping it so you don't get it, you are also helping prevent the spread of it amongst others you come in contact with", says Webb. (more...)
Quest Diagnostics Cuts FY17 EPS View, Updates Sales Forecast On Hurricane Impact Quest Diagnostics Cuts FY17 EPS View, Updates Sales Forecast On Hurricane Impact
- October 19, 2017

Ngam Advisors Limited Partnership holds 0.06% in Quest Diagnostics Inc (NYSE: DGX ) or 46,951 shares. Canaccord Genuity restated a "buy" rating and set a $118.00 price target on shares of Quest Diagnostics in a research report on Tuesday, June 13th. (more...)