Medical


$0.87 EPS Expected for US Bancorp (USB)
- January 10, 2018

During the same quarter previous year, the business posted $0.79 earnings per share. Qumu Corporation (QUMU) has declined 23.14% since January 7, 2017 and is downtrending. Its down 0.11, from 1.64 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 61 investors sold U.S. Bancorp shares while 441 reduced holdings. A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in the business. (more...)
Coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce still unclear Coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce still unclear
- January 10, 2018

People who develop hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) need intensive medical treatment, usually including dialysis for kidney failure. However, several of the United States cases have been caused by a bacterium with the same genetic "fingerprint" as the one in Canada. (more...)
Child Mortality Rates Worse in US Child Mortality Rates Worse in US
- January 10, 2018

Ashish Thakrar, the study's lead author and an internal medicine resident at Johns Hopkins Hospital, in a released statement . Thakrar notes that while the USA spends more per capita on health care for children than other wealthy nations, it has poorer outcomes than many. (more...)
Man throws poo at people after taking too many Viagra Man throws poo at people after taking too many Viagra
- January 09, 2018

Steve Cho , a 27-year-old man from NY, was subdued by no less than six security guards - as well as additional airport staff - after he was observed wandering nude through the departures area of the airport while waiting for a flight to Incheon, South Korea, on January 4, The Mirror reports . (more...)
BB guns, paintball, and other guns cause more kids eye injuries BB guns, paintball, and other guns cause more kids eye injuries
- January 09, 2018

Most were treated and released, but nearly 5 percent needed to be hospitalized. For the last two years data is available, the majority of eye injuries that sent children to the hospitals were related to non-powder guns-a category that would include a Red Ryder carbine action two-hundred shot range model air rifle as well as BB guns, airsoft guns and paintball guns. (more...)
Weekly HIV Treatment Is on The Horizon Weekly HIV Treatment Is on The Horizon
- January 09, 2018

The team built on a design they had developed in 2016 of a capsule that, once inside the stomach, unfolds into a star-shaped structure too large to pass through the pylorus-the connection between the stomach and the small intestine-and exit the stomach, yet created to allow food to continue passing through the digestive system. (more...)
Hulu at Long Last Provides an Update on Subscriber Numbers Hulu at Long Last Provides an Update on Subscriber Numbers
- January 09, 2018

Hulu also said its total audience grew to 54 million total unique viewers from 47 million in May 2017 . However, Hulu still trails category leader Netflix by a wide margin. Hulu credits that growth to its originals strategy, but also its expanded on-demand library. When you take into account homes that have more than one service, we can project that there are over 12 million subscriptions to SVoD services. (more...)
Scent Of A Man: Partner's Smell Lowers Stress Levels In Women Scent Of A Man: Partner's Smell Lowers Stress Levels In Women
- January 09, 2018

For the study, investigators recruited 96 couples. The improvement was observable in their cortisol levels during mock stress trials. During this time, they didn't use deodorant or any scented body products. This, the scientists explain, may suggest that conscious association of smell with the image of a romantic partner has further soothing effects. After being put through scenarios to raise stress levels in the women, such as being asked to preform math or sit through staged job interviews, ... (more...)
Mohammad Azharuddin Barred from Attending HCA's SGM, Says 'You Cannot Stop Me' Mohammad Azharuddin Barred from Attending HCA's SGM, Says 'You Cannot Stop Me'
- January 09, 2018

It may be mentioned here that Azaharuddin alleged that those who didn't know ABCDs in cricket were enjoying president's post of HCA. "If you all support my membership, I promise I will solve your problems", the 54-year-old added . The image of the HCA itself has taken a beating. Calling the system "riddled with flaws", Azharuddin said that cricket is different from politics but cricketers suffered the most. (more...)
Hospital bans sugary food and drinks to reduce staff obesity Hospital bans sugary food and drinks to reduce staff obesity
- January 09, 2018

The new policy goes significantly further than a ban on just fizzy drinks which comes into force across the health service in July. One nurse lost two stone over 12 weeks after snacks were removed from the menu for a trial period, while others lost 20 lbs over the same period. (more...)
Thai leader tells reporters to quiz cardboard mock-up Thai leader tells reporters to quiz cardboard mock-up
- January 09, 2018

Prayuth had been addressing the media on promoting Thailand's upcoming children's day, however, his cardboard self was brought in before any more pressing political matters could be raised. Another Facebook post by Pinyo San accused Mr. Prayut, who is also Thailand's prime minister, of showing "bad manners" while calling out Thailand's downtrodden media for being pliant before the kingdom's military ruler. (more...)
Mathews back as Sri Lanka's limited-overs captain Mathews back as Sri Lanka's limited-overs captain
- January 09, 2018

Mathews had relinquished captaincy a year ago after Sri Lanka's 2-3 humiliating ODI series loss to Zimbabwe, which he had described as the lowest point in his career. "There were a few reasons I chose to take it back as the president's request was that it was a national call, and also considering the fact that we need stability running to the world cup in eighteen months' time". (more...)
CM Balochistan Sanaullah Zehri resigns following PM's advice CM Balochistan Sanaullah Zehri resigns following PM's advice
- January 09, 2018

Quetta: Balochistan Chief Minister Sanaullah Zehri on Tuesday resigned prior to a no-confidence motion being taken up against him in the provincial assembly. Earlier, sources claimed that Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has advised Sanaullah Zehri to resign after he failed to garner the support to defeat the no-trust motion against him. (more...)
Conference Bowl Records Heading Into The National Title Game Conference Bowl Records Heading Into The National Title Game
- January 09, 2018

That guarantees a ninth title in 12 years for the SEC and a second in the CFP's four-year history. "These guys are very talented, and as talented as they are, they're even better people", Alabama defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt said. If Oklahoma hadn't choked away the Rose Bowl , Alabama would be in trouble. He has put 25 of his 48 punts inside the opponents' 20-yard line , and that's one of the key reasons the Alabama defense has been so effective. (more...)
What's Next for AbbVie Inc. (ABBV) After Touching All Time High?
- January 09, 2018

LendingClub Corporation (NYSE:LC) has risen 52.97% since January 7, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 40.38% the S&P500. The institutional investor held 77,061 shares of the major pharmaceuticals company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $6.85 million, down from 86,540 at the end of the previous reported quarter. (more...)
Sturgeon and Robison apologise to patients for NHS winter delays Sturgeon and Robison apologise to patients for NHS winter delays
- January 09, 2018

The First Minister later met call handlers at the Scottish Ambulance Service and NHS 24 control centre in Cardonald, Glasgow, praising their "tremendous" work at a hard time. The figure is the lowest since the weekly reporting of A&E performance began in February 2015 and compares to 92.5 per cent in the comparable week the previous year. (more...)
Researchers warn: Ibuprofen can cause male infertility Researchers warn: Ibuprofen can cause male infertility
- January 09, 2018

In common terms, the man's testicles don't secrete enough testosterone and the ability to produce sperm is impaired. The researchers said that ibuprofen lowered the men's natural level of testosterone and that the pituitary gland had to kick up production of another hormone to increase testosterone. (more...)
United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) Analysts See $1.67 EPS
- January 09, 2018

About 3.70 million shares traded or 30.54% up from the average. Lombard Odier & Cie Canada Limited Partnership purchased a new stake in United Parcel Service during the third quarter worth approximately $120,000. Zacks Investment Research upgraded United Parcel Service from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $133.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Friday, October 6th. (more...)
Yakima, Washington, Officials Monitor Potential Landslide as Large Crack Forms in Hillside Yakima, Washington, Officials Monitor Potential Landslide as Large Crack Forms in Hillside
- January 09, 2018

The quarry is operated by AK Anderson Quarry. It likely would not reach Interstate 82 or the Yakima River; instead, it would likely be trapped in a quarry. Cornforth Consultants conducted an analysis in October past year which revealed that removing weight from a rock wedge might have contributed to movement within a slide zone on the ridge. (more...)
Human skeleton found abandoned inside barrel Human skeleton found abandoned inside barrel
- January 09, 2018

The barren expanse, where the barrel was found, belongs to an Alappuzha-based private company. It was from the hair and a silver anklet that the body was initially identified to be a woman's. The blue barrel was first washed ashore. The barrel was reportedly discovered from the backwaters by fishermen a few months ago but was abandoned on the coast when they noticed it was filled with concrete. (more...)
Nicole Kidman joins Instagram with Time's Up post Nicole Kidman joins Instagram with Time's Up post
- January 09, 2018

Kidman and fellow Australian, Bruna Papandrea, who co-produced Big Little Lies , are also up for Globes later in the ceremony when the series competes against Fargo , Feud: Bette And Joan, The Sinner and the Australian production Top of The Lake: China Girl for best limited TV series. (more...)
Jeremy Hunt extends long reign as Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt extends long reign as Health Secretary
- January 09, 2018

He added: "There are seats available in most hospitals where beds are not available and I can't comment individually what happened in her case but I agree with her it's not acceptable". "Placing sick patients in chairs because of acute bed shortages is clearly not acceptable in the 21st Century". "What I didn't hear in his response was an apology ". (more...)
Delhi police denies permission for Yuva Hunkar Rally, heavy security deployed Delhi police denies permission for Yuva Hunkar Rally, heavy security deployed
- January 09, 2018

Speaking to India Today over the phone, Mevani reiterated that Chandrashekhar of Bhim Sena is being targeted and said that the struggle will continue. Delhi Police chief spokesperson Dependra Pathak said there was no question of granting the permission to hold the protest at Parliament Street in view of the NGT order last October that bans all agitations at the Jantar Mantar. (more...)
North Korea offers to attend Winter Olympics
- January 09, 2018

Some South Korean officials are hoping the two Koreas may even march under a single flag at a sports opening ceremony for the first time in more than a decade. The talks will focus on, among other things, who will bear the costs for the trip and the size of the North Korean delegation. The North will probably want to discuss a permanent end to large-scale annual military drills between Seoul and Washington. (more...)
Marlboro maker Philip Morris to 'give up cigarettes' for New Year's resolution Marlboro maker Philip Morris to 'give up cigarettes' for New Year's resolution
- January 09, 2018

Hourglass Capital LLC now owns 76,258 shares of the company's stock worth $8,957,000 after buying an additional 650 shares during the period. Burt Wealth Advsrs, Maryland-based fund reported 1,613 shares. Analysts await Philip Morris International Inc. The company reported $1.27 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.38 by ($0.11). (more...)
Who is Har Gobind Khorana, today's Google Doodle Who is Har Gobind Khorana, today's Google Doodle
- January 09, 2018

It was at Wisconsin that Khorana along with his colleagues worked out the mechanisms of RNA codes for the synthesis of proteins, which won him the Nobel Prize. Having advanced his education through scholarships, Khorana received his Bachelor's degree in 1943, and his Master's in 1945 at the Punjab University in Lahore. (more...)
Women's Heartbreaking Open Letter Goes Viral After Her Death
- January 09, 2018

I swear you will not be thinking of those things when it is your turn to go. Experience Mother Nature: "Put in the effort to do that day trip to the beach you keep putting off. Holly went on to say that she wants to speak about death despite the fact that it is a "taboo" topic, but that she also wanted to talk about taking life for granted. (more...)
CDC: Texas one of 26 states reporting 'high flu activity' CDC: Texas one of 26 states reporting 'high flu activity'
- January 09, 2018

About 38 percent of this season's flu-related intensive care unit admissions happened during the last week of December, according to the IDPH. Most of those deaths were among elderly people. If you've heard that the flu shot might actually give you the flu, rest assured that's impossible. A primary tool in that defense remains the influenza vaccine, which changes every year to better match new strains of influenza on the attack. (more...)
Kansas State Representative Defends Prohibition, Goes Full Racist Kansas State Representative Defends Prohibition, Goes Full Racist
- January 09, 2018

In a written statement, he described his comments as an aside and that he had remarked that one of the original reasons behind the criminalization of marijuana in the 1930s was its negative effects on society and more specifically the damaging consequences on the African-American community. (more...)
Dead appointees: APC not involved in compilation of final list, says Oyegun Dead appointees: APC not involved in compilation of final list, says Oyegun
- January 09, 2018

Chief Odigie-Oyegun spoke yesterday at the party's national secretariat in Abuja while inaugurating a four-member strategic committee led by Otunba Niyi Adebayo to do a forensic analysis of the reasons why the APC lost the just concluded Anambra State governorship election. (more...)