Medical


Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc. (RARE) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Canaccord Genuity Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc. (RARE) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Canaccord Genuity
- August 24, 2017

It has outperformed by 4.02% the S&P500. Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a "buy" rating and issued a $111.00 price target on shares of Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical in a report on Friday, June 30th. Its down 0.14, from 1.21 in 2016Q3. It is negative, as 17 investors sold Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc shares while 56 reduced holdings. 128 funds opened positions while 459 raised stakes. (more...)
Google invites United States users to check if you are clinically depressed Google invites United States users to check if you are clinically depressed
- August 24, 2017

Now Google wants to help you keep your mental health in check. It's meant to steer you to one if you appear depressed. NAMI CEO Mary Giliberti clarifies in the blog post though that the test is "not meant to act as a singular tool for diagnosis" but rather is a tool to make one more aware of one's mental health . (more...)
At least 10 dead dozens missing as boat sinks in Brazil At least 10 dead dozens missing as boat sinks in Brazil
- August 24, 2017

An update toll showed that 19 bodies have been recovered by the authorities, 25 people have arrived at the shore and about 30 people are still missing, the local public security office said. The cause of the sinking remains unknown. He told the G1 news portal that a tarpaulin sheltering passengers from a heavy downpour made it escape hard. (more...)
Here's Why We Don't Need a Joker Origin Movie Here's Why We Don't Need a Joker Origin Movie
- August 24, 2017

The DC movie train just seems to be moving full speed ahead at Warner Bros., regardless of the fact they've only had one surefire hit so far. For more updates on The Joker , follow Pursue News on Facebook and Twitter . The DC universe is set to get even bigger and even grittier with plans for a new movie about The Joker . So, who will play the Joker in this new spin off? The only difference is that this would flesh out the DCEU to an extent by giving background stories for ... (more...)
This Is Us Team to Write & Direct Joker/Harley Quinn Film This Is Us Team to Write & Direct Joker/Harley Quinn Film
- August 24, 2017

The Joker origin movie will be the first title in a spin-off of Warner Bros.' DC Comics Extended Universe that will delve deeper into the DC catalog to focus on iconic characters. Originally reported by Deadline , Todd Phillips of " The Hangover " fame is co-writing the script with " The Fighter " screenwriter Scott Silver . (more...)
Off-duty Manatee County deputy saves couple from burning vehicle Off-duty Manatee County deputy saves couple from burning vehicle
- August 24, 2017

According to a release, 66-year-old Neil Cook and his wife, Claudia, were traveling on Moccasin Wallow Road in Palmetto when Neil noticed smoke coming from his vehicle. He saw the couple stuck in the auto and immediately pulled over. Finklea then used his personal firearm and fired a shot through the vehicle's left rear window. (more...)
Harvey Heading towards Texas: Latest Information and Track Harvey Heading towards Texas: Latest Information and Track
- August 24, 2017

It since has re-emerged over the Gulf of Mexico and re-strengthened to a tropical depression. The hurricane center said the storm is likely to slow down once it reaches the coast. Maximum sustained winds were near 35 miles per hour with higher gusts. South Florida won't see a tropical depression or stronger, but will see bouts of heavy rain through the weekend. (more...)
Countries with highest number of Hajj pilgrims in 2017 Countries with highest number of Hajj pilgrims in 2017
- August 24, 2017

He said that it is illegal to bar the Hajj pilgrims from visiting sacred sites without any legitimate reason. But the lead-up to this year's hajj, which takes place at the beginning of September, has been overshadowed by the conflict between Qatar and Saudi Arabia. (more...)
Wilson man sought in SC bank robbery, double homicide Wilson man sought in SC bank robbery, double homicide
- August 24, 2017

Council is wanted for common law robbery for that incident. Police say an anonymous person recognized Council and called the Greenville Police Department. Small said he could possibly change his hairstyle and included pictures of him with long hair and short hair. Council faces a charge of felony common-law robbery after Wilson police say he demanded cash at BB&T's 1604 S. (more...)
High school popularity may not lead to happiness, study finds High school popularity may not lead to happiness, study finds
- August 24, 2017

The median family income was considered to be in-between $40,000 to $59,999. The participants' close friends were likewise interviewed for the study . The study was particularly concerned with what they termed "high-quality friendships", which were defined as close friendships with a degree of attachment and support that also involve exchanging intimate information. (more...)
As directed by SC, Karti Chidambaram appears before CBI As directed by SC, Karti Chidambaram appears before CBI
- August 23, 2017

Following this, CBI issued a look out a notice to prevent him from flying out of the country but he approached the High Court seeking a stay on the circular. The court then directed him to appear on August 23. A bench comprising Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justice D Y Chandrachud allowed Karti to be accompanied by a lawyer at the CBI headquarters during questioning. (more...)
London police stage raids ahead of Notting Hill Carnival London police stage raids ahead of Notting Hill Carnival
- August 23, 2017

The grime star seemingly became incensed when the Metropolitan Police implied a link between a kilo of heroin being found in Catford and the colourful event that takes place on the opposite side of the capital. Some of those arrested this week may be bailed pending further enquiries and will have bail conditions imposed on them, prohibiting them from attending Carnival. (more...)
Risk of lung cancer higher for men taking vitamin B supplements Risk of lung cancer higher for men taking vitamin B supplements
- August 23, 2017

They analysed data from more than 77,000 patients in the Vitamins And Lifestyle (VITAL) cohort study, a long-term prospective observational study created to evaluate vitamin and other mineral supplements in relation to cancer risk. The effect was worse in smokers who exceeded the daily recommended amounts of vitamins, CNN reports . While the supplements might help those with anemia or celiac disease and prevent them from feeling exhausted, large doses may prove to be very useful for an ... (more...)
Torray LLC Cuts Stake in Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (MMC)
- August 23, 2017

NYSE: MMC Insurance Brokers on its PE ratio displays a value of 21.43 with a Forward PE of 18.49. It has underperformed by 0.45% the S&P500. Among 7 analysts covering Cabot ( NYSE:CBT ), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. has a 52 week low of $62.33 and a 52 week high of $81.00. July 13 investment analysts at Citigroup left the company rating at "Buy" but raised the price target to $90.00 from $76.00. (more...)
Security tightened in Mohali district ahead of Ram Rahim rape case verdict Security tightened in Mohali district ahead of Ram Rahim rape case verdict
- August 23, 2017

He was accompanied by Director General of Police B S Sandhu. "It is hoped that Dera followers will present a good example with the same spirit and help in maintaining peace and brotherhood in the state", he said. Niwas said the state government has appointed senior IAS officer V Umashankar, with the district administration, Sirsa . Followers have mostly come from the dera headquarters in Sirsa and said they have come here to give support to their "living god". (more...)
Johnson's ordered to pay $417m in latest claim Johnson's ordered to pay $417m in latest claim
- August 23, 2017

According to court papers, Echeverria accused Johnson & Johnson for failing to warn consumers about talcum powder's potential cancer risks. The decision of the court involved $68 million in compensatory damages and $340 million in penal damages, Mark Robinson, Echeverria's Lawyer, said. (more...)
Tiger Woods, Katharine McPhee threaten to sue website over leaked nude photos
- August 23, 2017

Nude photos of golf legend Tiger Woods and U.S. Olympic skiing champion Lindsey Vonn have leaked online, and, as you would expect, the former sports power couple is not happy. ( Vonn and Woods's relationship ended in 2015, and she has been dating former Los Angeles Rams assistant coach Kenan Smith since previous year.) We're sure the other victims will end up commenting on the hack publicly as things play out. (more...)
How to know if you damaged your eyes during the eclipse How to know if you damaged your eyes during the eclipse
- August 23, 2017

However, for those who dismissed warnings about looking directly into the sun without proper protection, eye damage will linger much longer than memories. You could look at a piece of graph paper, for example, and see whether the lines are wavy. Another symptom is distortion - in which a straight line looks bent, or a door jamb looks curvy, Emerson said. (more...)
Russian Federation ready to provide Georgia with assistance to fight Borjomi wildfire Russian Federation ready to provide Georgia with assistance to fight Borjomi wildfire
- August 22, 2017

He said the Armenian fire-rescue crew is already on the way. The forest fires in Georgia broke out August 20. However, strong wind prevents the operations. (more...)
Medtronic plc (NASDAQ:MDT) Expected To Report Earnings On Tuesday
- August 22, 2017

The firm earned "Buy" rating on Thursday, November 19 by Argus Research. The stock of PNM Resources Inc (NYSE:PNM) has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, March 24 by Jefferies. Its up 0.08, from 0.73 in 2016Q3. Benin Management CORP raised its position in shares of Medtronic PLC by 0.9% in the first quarter. First City Capital Management reported 7,455 shares or 0.4% of all its holdings. (more...)
Acer's Nitro 5 Spin is a convertible designed for casual gaming Acer's Nitro 5 Spin is a convertible designed for casual gaming
- August 22, 2017

Rs. 64000) in the USA and Euro 1,199 (approx. Shortly after Intel introduced the first 8 Generation Core processors for thin and light notebooks , Acer today announced a new 2-in-1 convertible aimed at casual gamers. The 2-in-1 runs with an Intel 8th-generation processor (up to a Core i7) backed by GeForce GTX 1050 graphics, and on the storage front you get a PCIe SSD of up to 512GB in size. (more...)
Destiny 2 Will Feel Destiny 2 Will Feel "Native" On PC, Says Bungie
- August 22, 2017

Those playing Destiny 2 with an HDR compatible television or monitor will be able to experience "a dazzling display of color, brightness and contrast that was previously impossible to render, further improving your experience". Additionally, the company announced that the Destiny 2 Beta Game Ready Driver will be available on August 24th to ensure that beta participants get the best experience they can on Nvidia's line of hardware. (more...)
Subaru WRX: Baby Driver Stunt Car Is Overprice Subaru WRX: Baby Driver Stunt Car Is Overprice
- August 22, 2017

The eBay listing for the vehicle spells out the modifications done by DBW Motorsport, including a rear-wheel drive conversion, red spray over the original grey color, rear-differential upgrade and the addition of a turbocharger from a 2004 STI. (more...)
View List Of Songs Banned By NBC View List Of Songs Banned By NBC
- August 22, 2017

The ban was announced by the National Broadcasting Corporation on Tuesday. In a statement released on Twitter on Sunday, the ministry of health had said the rapper violated the 2015 tobacco act , warning that the video had "dangerous public health content". (more...)
Charlottesville City Council meeting implodes over response to Nazi rally Charlottesville City Council meeting implodes over response to Nazi rally
- August 22, 2017

According to the New York Times , Monday night's meeting began "without incident", but immediately imploded when the Nazi rally was brought up. At one point, two demonstrators actually climbed up on the council members' desk to unfurl a banner which read "Blood on Your Hands". (more...)
No bond for suspect in officers' fatal shooting in Fla No bond for suspect in officers' fatal shooting in Fla
- August 22, 2017

Sgt. Sam Howard died Saturday, and Officer Matthew Baxter died Friday night following the shooting in a neighborhood in Kissimmee , a city located south of Orlando, Florida. Chief Jeff O'Dell says Evert Miller was apprehended and will be charged with first degree murder. Baxter, 27, had been with the Kissimmee Police Department for three years. (more...)
Ekiti APC Celebrates Buhari's Return, Derides Fayose over Stance on President's Health Ekiti APC Celebrates Buhari's Return, Derides Fayose over Stance on President's Health
- August 22, 2017

The crowd marched through the town to the party secretariat, chanting various songs taunting the Governor and the Peoples Democratic Party. Ekiti state government has distanced itself from rumour making the rounds on social media that Monday, August 21, has been declared by the federal government has a public holiday to celebrate return of President Buhari after 104 days in London. (more...)
Most moms aren't putting babies to sleep safely Most moms aren't putting babies to sleep safely
- August 22, 2017

The Safe to Sleep campaign has been telling both caregivers and parents to use this position since 1994. Since the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) began recommending that parents put their babies to sleep on their backs in 1992 and national health agencies started the Safe to Sleep campaign (formerly known as Back to Sleep ), the rate of SIDS ( Sudden Infant Death Syndrome ) in the USA has dropped by 53 percent, according to the AAP. (more...)
Constipated gorilla in Kansas zoo recovering after surgery Constipated gorilla in Kansas zoo recovering after surgery
- August 22, 2017

The operation was done to remove a significant amount of stool from her colon. After a CAT scan showed two tumors on her abdominal wall, doctors tried to perform surgery to save her, but didn't wake her up from the anesthesia when they discovered the tumors had metastasized and she actually had late-stage ovarian cancer , ABC News reported . (more...)
AAP releases new guidelines for screening & treating high BP among Children AAP releases new guidelines for screening & treating high BP among Children
- August 22, 2017

To revamp these hypertension guidelines, last updated in 2004, a 20-person committee looked at nearly 15,000 articles revolving around abnormal blood pressure in kids and teens, which is caused by different reasons per age group (including underlying conditions like kidney disease in infants and little kids, and murkier causes for older kids and teens). (more...)