Medical


Bird flu found in Dorset Bird flu found in Dorset
- January 13, 2018

Farmers or anyone who keeps birds has been asked to remain vigilant and report any suspected outbreaks of the highly-contagious disease. A Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) spokesman said: "We strongly recommend that all poultry keepers - including backyard keepers - review their biosecurity measures and business continuity plans now, as the risk level may well increase in the coming weeks". (more...)
One of the world's smallest babies weighed just 0.88lb One of the world's smallest babies weighed just 0.88lb
- January 13, 2018

She was born to a couple who was married for 35 years. Mum Seeta suffered dangerously high blood pressure during her pregnancy with an ultrasound revealing an absence of blood flow to the foetus. "We had to start the baby on total parenteral nutrition, which basically means giving all the essential nutrients such as amino acids, carbohydrates, minerals and multivitamins directly into blood circulation [sic]". (more...)
Harford Health Dept. urges women to get annual cervical cancer screenings Harford Health Dept. urges women to get annual cervical cancer screenings
- January 13, 2018

Pap tests are covered by most health insurance plans and if women are not insured, the Harford County Health Department's Breast and Cervical Cancer Program can provide eligible women with no cost screening services. Several risk factors increase the risk of developing cervical cancer: The most important risk factor for cervical cancer is infection by the human papillomavirus (HPV ), a group of more than 150 viruses. (more...)
Is Standing to Counter Long-Term Compulsion: The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ:WEN) Is Standing to Counter Long-Term Compulsion: The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ:WEN)
- January 13, 2018

However, 7.46% over the last one month, 9.83% for the last quarter and year to date performance stands at 2.67%. Companies with higher future earnings are usually expected to issue higher dividends or have appreciating stock in the future. (more...)
Bhogi celebrations smoke hits flight, rail services in Chennai Bhogi celebrations smoke hits flight, rail services in Chennai
- January 13, 2018

Airport sources said departure of more than ten flights were delayed, while arrival of some aircraft were also delayed due to poor visibility following the thick fog. Some of the flights, including worldwide flights, heading for Chennai were diverted due to poor visibility and they later arrived after the visibility improved. (more...)
Brokerages Set Globus Medical Inc. (GMED) PT at $25.00
- January 13, 2018

ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) has risen 9.50% since January 13, 2017 and is uptrending. Pura Vida Investments Llc decreased Globus Med Inc ( GMED ) stake by 35.46% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.38 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.19, from 1.57 in 2017Q2. (GMED) most recent 13F filing, the company has 0 new institutional holders - accounting for 0 shares of its common stock. (more...)
Voluntary recall on frozen biscuits sold in SC due to health risk Voluntary recall on frozen biscuits sold in SC due to health risk
- January 13, 2018

Food and Drug Administration announced Thursday. The product's manufacturer, an outside co-packer, discovered the problem during a product sampling. Listeria monocytogenes can cause serious, possibly fatal infections in the very young and old as well as people who are frail or have weakend immune systems. (more...)
3 more flu-related deaths in Hong Kong
- January 13, 2018

Folk said if history repeats itself, the number of diagnosed flu cases will continue to rise over the next month or so. "Flu is everywhere in the U.S. Health professionals say one reason for the spike in cases may be that year's flu vaccine was not as effective as in other years. Influenza can be prevented or its severity diminished with the flu vaccine. (more...)
Flores responds to Trump's controversial remarks about other nations
- January 13, 2018

In Geneva, the United Nations human rights office said the " racist " remarks would incite xenophobia. "Apart from the vocabulary attributed to him, President Trump is right on target in his sentiment", Jeffress said in a statement , first released to the Christian Broadcasting Network and later shared with FOX4. (more...)
Statement released on behalf of MSU trustee Mitch Lyons Statement released on behalf of MSU trustee Mitch Lyons
- January 13, 2018

Lyons, 47, is scheduled for pretrial on January 29 at 1 p.m. Michigan State Police would not disclose any further information regarding the incident. Lyons, 47, is a Republican from the Grand Rapids area in western MI. Lyons played football at Michigan State from 1988 to 1992. Lyons also apologized a year ago after he made what some viewed as a controversial remark on Twitter in support of President Donald Trump's proposed travel ban targeting several predominately Muslim nations. (more...)
Evercore ISI Initiates Coverage on Becton Dickinson and (BDX)
- January 13, 2018

About 1.39 million shares traded or 7.35% up from the average. Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) has risen 31.45% since January 10, 2017 and is uptrending. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -32.31% negative EPS growth. Bernzott Capital Advisors, which manages about $528.67 million and $701.09 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Gentex (NASDAQ:GNTX) by 103,138 shares to 1.33 million shares, valued at $26.36M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. (more...)
Would You Drink Raw Water? Would You Drink Raw Water?
- January 13, 2018

Despite the high price tag, raw water companies have been experiencing a shortage of supply as the demand for natural aqua has been increasing on a daily basis, so much so that venture capitalists have seen a huge potential in this product and are pouring money into these new raw water startups just as fast as consumers are buying what they are selling. (more...)
China Mobile Ltd. (CHL) Position Boosted by Janney Montgomery Scott LLC China Mobile Ltd. (CHL) Position Boosted by Janney Montgomery Scott LLC
- January 13, 2018

A company with a value of 0 is thought to be an undervalued company, while a company with a value of 100 is considered an overvalued company. ATR value of company was 2.12. A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the stock. A company that manages their assets well will have a higher return, while a company that manages their assets poorly will have a lower return. (more...)
Baltimore hospital probes release of thinly clad patient in cold Baltimore hospital probes release of thinly clad patient in cold
- January 13, 2018

Clough added: "While there are many circumstances of this patient's case that we can not address publicly, in the end we clearly failed to fulfill our mission with this patient, no matter the circumstances of her case or the quality of the clinical care we provided in the hospital (which is not depicted in the video)". (more...)
Photo of crying grandfather shows brutal reality of childhood cancer Photo of crying grandfather shows brutal reality of childhood cancer
- January 13, 2018

It has no cure and no survival rate. Tragically, the little girl's inconsolable grandfather seen crying next to her in the photo has been diagnosed with a life-shortening motor neuron disease (MND), a rare condition that progressively damages parts of the nervous system. (more...)
Flu activity 'moderate' in West Virginia Flu activity 'moderate' in West Virginia
- January 13, 2018

CDC officials said this year's flu strain is only somewhat covered by the vaccine this year. "This death is a sad reminder that flu can be deadly, especially for people at risk for severe disease", Dr. Pharmacies also have flu shots available but do not give flu shots to children younger than seven years of age. Thousands of Americans die of the virus each year. (more...)
Acadia Healthcare (ACHC) Cut to "Sell" at BidaskClub
- January 13, 2018

Following the sale, the director now directly owns 55,673 shares of the company's stock, valued at $1,925,172.34. In current trading day MEDNAX, Inc. According to the latest data, the consensus recommendation for Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc . (more...)
Global Smart Buildings Market 2017 Top Manufactures - Siemens, Honeywell, Schneider Electric Global Smart Buildings Market 2017 Top Manufactures - Siemens, Honeywell, Schneider Electric
- January 13, 2018

The Smart Wristband market analysis is provided for the worldwide market including development history, competitive landscape analysis, and major regions' development status. Moreover, the study focuses on Smart TV market key players with their strategies. Also evolving AR Smart Glasses market trends, dynamics, Changing supply and demand scenarios. (more...)
Football title game was awash with Tide Football title game was awash with Tide
- January 13, 2018

As a coach, you want to see your team reach their full potential. I'm proud of him. Monday night's game showed that no matter how gloomy the situation may look, if you have faith and prepare for your time, your opportunity will present itself when it's supposed to. (more...)
Real Madrid coach Zidane confirms 'long' crisis meeting with players Real Madrid coach Zidane confirms 'long' crisis meeting with players
- January 13, 2018

The former France worldwide watched his side slip 16 points behind La Liga leaders Barcelona on Sunday as they were held to a 2-2 draw against Celta Vigo, which leaves them fourth in the current standings. "We've had two spectacular years; thank you for saying so. Now it is the coach Zinedine Zidane who must create a career", he concluded. Leganes, founded in 1928, is playing only its second season in the first division of Spanish football. (more...)
E. coli outbreak continues to grow with seven new cases E. coli outbreak continues to grow with seven new cases
- January 13, 2018

MI is on that list. People usually get sick from E. coli O157:H7 three to four days after eating food contaminated with the germ. One of the people sickened in Canada has died due to the infection. These critics believe that the CDC should have moved swiftly to warn consumers against romaine lettuce. The 17 USA cases were reported from November 15 to December 8, while Canada reported 49 cases. (more...)
Chris Brown's pet monkey could land him in trouble Chris Brown's pet monkey could land him in trouble
- January 13, 2018

It's required by law to have a specific permit to keep a monkey in California, as the state does not allow residents to keep them as domestic pets. Last month, the R&B singer faced backlash from people on social media after Chris' 3-year old daughter Royalty was pictured holding the monkey. (more...)
Trump in 'excellent health,' doctor says after medical exam Trump in 'excellent health,' doctor says after medical exam
- January 13, 2018

Trump spent about three hours with military doctors at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, an exam that White House doctor Ronny Jackson said went "exceptionally well". He told reporters on Thursday that he expected the exam "to go very well". His EKG, chest X-ray, echocardiogram and blood sugar were normal. Jackson, a Navy rear admiral, directs the White House medical unit and has worked as a White House physician since 2006. (more...)
Anambra Central controversy: Court cancels judgement that affirmed PDP's Obiora Okonkwo senator Anambra Central controversy: Court cancels judgement that affirmed PDP's Obiora Okonkwo senator
- January 13, 2018

Obi-Okoye said the decision of INEC to obey the Court of Appeal judgment over that of a Federal High Court was in tandem with the principle of legal jurisprudence which says the decision of a high court will at all times supersede that of a lower court. (more...)
No green pitch expected in Centurion No green pitch expected in Centurion
- January 13, 2018

If you think this is backwards, the pitch curiosity does not end there. The Indian batsmen will definitely have their task cut-out with pace and bounce not being something that Virat Kohli and his boys are too comfortable against. "Last week was very hot". "We have asked for pace and bounce and hopefully that is what we will get". Centurion - The story of Newlands is now forgotten as attention turns sharply to SuperSport Park for the second Test between the Proteas and India ... (more...)
Carrie Underwood and Ludacris Team Up for Super Bowl LII Song Carrie Underwood and Ludacris Team Up for Super Bowl LII Song
- January 13, 2018

The song is tailor-made for athletes competing at the highest levels with lyrics like, "I've been working my whole life / and now it's do or die / I am invincible / Unbreakable / Unstoppable / Unshakeable / They knock me down / I get up again". (more...)
'Arrogant' UK Surgeon Burned Initials Onto Patients' Livers 'Arrogant' UK Surgeon Burned Initials Onto Patients' Livers
- January 13, 2018

What was Simon Bramhall thinking of? Bramhall, who resigned from his post at the Queen Elizabeth in May 2014 and went on to work at another health trust, was sentenced by Judge Paul Farrer QC. It was only when one of the livers failed - for reasons unconnected to Bramhall's actions - another surgeon discovered "SB" burnt onto it and took a photo of the 4cm mark. (more...)
FDA putting new limits on cold medicine for children FDA putting new limits on cold medicine for children
- January 13, 2018

The Food and Drug Administration released a statement Thursday saying it will require changes to safety labels on prescription opioid cough and cold medicines that contain codeine or hydrocodone, citing the "serious risks" these medicines pose to children. (more...)
Lipocine Inc (LPCN) Insider Sells 3750 Shares
- January 13, 2018

Lipocine Inc Cmn (NASDAQ: LPCN)'s price to earnings ratio stood at 0. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 155,600 shares of the specialty pharmaceutical company's stock worth $626,000 after buying an additional 24,000 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
Bing Predicts: NFL Playoffs Divisional Round Bing Predicts: NFL Playoffs Divisional Round
- January 13, 2018

The Rams may have been the more talented team, but this talent just did not look ready for the stage, while the Falcons were. The Falcons were not great on offense by any means. The Titans will ride their momentum from Kansas City to a strong first half in New England, and this game will be closer than the spread indicates, but Brady and the Patriots will be too much to handle as the game progresses. (more...)