Medicine


Co. Has $609000 Position in CVS Health (CVS) Co. Has $609000 Position in CVS Health (CVS)
- April 06, 2018

Scotia Capital maintained Canaccord Genuity Group Inc. Barclays Capital has "Underweight" rating and $47 target. On Friday, January 5 Morgan Stanley upgraded the shares of CVS in report to "Overweight" rating. CVS Health had 73 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, August 16 by Wolfe Research. (more...)
Pfizer (PFE) Position Maintained by Foundation Resource Management Inc Pfizer (PFE) Position Maintained by Foundation Resource Management Inc
- April 06, 2018

KDDI Corporation (OTCMKTS:KDDIF) has 0.00% since April 5, 2017 and is. It has underperformed by 20.40% the S&P500. Provident Investment Management Inc decreased its stake in Factset Resh Sys Inc (FDS) by 3.05% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)
Denver Hospital Patients Possibly Exposed to HIV, Hepatitis Denver Hospital Patients Possibly Exposed to HIV, Hepatitis
- April 06, 2018

The department doesn't know of any patient infections related to the breach, he added. The breach may have affected patients who had orthopedic or spine surgery between July 21, 2016, and February 20. Meanwhile, patients who are facing an increased risk of catching the dreaded diseases have also been informed by mail which was sent out on April 4. (more...)
More people should carry naloxone — Surgeon General More people should carry naloxone — Surgeon General
- April 06, 2018

Naloxone, commonly known under its brand name, Narcan, can quickly revive an opioid overdose patient who has slowed or stopped breathing. The drug is available over the counter in most states and carried by many emergency responders nationwide. (more...)
Missing CDC employee's body found in river months after disappearance, police say Missing CDC employee's body found in river months after disappearance, police say
- April 06, 2018

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is helping the state's Department Public Health investigate an outburst of new HIV infections in MA among residents who inject drugs and experience homelessness, the agency said in a statement Thursday. (more...)
Philadelphia Eagles agree to sign linebacker Paul Worrilow Philadelphia Eagles agree to sign linebacker Paul Worrilow
- April 05, 2018

With the potential of the Eagles moving Mychal Kendricks , Worrilow joins a linebacker core of Jordan Hicks , Nigel Bradham , Corey Nelson , and Nate Gerry. He's played in 72 games and started 52. Playing predominantly strongside linebacker in then-coach Mike Smith 's 4-3 scheme, Worrilow was named to Mel Keiper's All-Rookie team and lead the Falcons in tackles over his first two seasons in Atlanta. (more...)
IPL 2018: Kagiso Rabada of Delhi Daredevils ruled out IPL 2018: Kagiso Rabada of Delhi Daredevils ruled out
- April 05, 2018

Rabada's absence will be a huge loss for the franchise, yet to feature in the playoffs since 2012, as the 22-year-old has been in ominous form off late. Although they still have pacers like Boult, Morris, Shami, Harshal Patel, Avesh Khan, Dan Christian and Sayan Ghosh. DD had used their Right to Match (RTM) card to retain Rabada for Rs 4.2 crore. (more...)
New breed of New breed of "nightmare" bacteria released on America
- April 05, 2018

Anne Schuchat, the CDC's principal deputy director, said . CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook reports that the death rate can be as high as 50 percent. One in 4 germ samples sent to the lab network had special genes that allow them to spread their resistance to other germs, the CDC said. "As fast as we have run to slow [antibiotic] resistance, some germs have outpaced us", Schuchat said. (more...)
Malayalam actor Kollam Ajith passes away at 56 Malayalam actor Kollam Ajith passes away at 56
- April 05, 2018

However, destiny had some other plans for him and he got his first break in filmmaker Padmarajan's 1983 directorial Parannu Parannu Parannu . He has worked with some of the top stars - From Mohanlal to Mammootty, he has acted in several projects alongside them. (more...)
Facts, figures and statistics of Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG)
- April 05, 2018

The company has a market value of $68.63B and about 769.26M shares outstanding. (SBUX) by 42.71% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Parkside State Bank And Tru stated it has 34 shares. Linscomb & Williams Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Celgene by 1.0% during the 2nd quarter. About 8.06 million shares traded or 62.44% up from the average. (more...)
Can pasta help you lose weight? Can pasta help you lose weight?
- April 05, 2018

The low-carb food movement spawned such diets as the Atkins, Paleo and Keto, which advised swapping bread, pasta and potatoes for vegetables, fish and meat. It's a great news for pasta lovers. But now a meta-analysis of 30 studies by Canadian researchers found that not only does pasta not cause weight gain , but three meals a week can help people drop more than 1lb over three months. (more...)
Fire in Moscow shopping mall, 1 dead Fire in Moscow shopping mall, 1 dead
- April 05, 2018

According to multiple reports, the blaze began in a stockroom on the third floor, before spreading to the roof of the building. At least three of the emergency workers were reportedly treated for smoke inhalation. Terrified families were forced to flee after the inferno at Winter Cherry mall in Kemerovo, Siberia, which has so far claimed 64 lives, broke out on a Sunday afternoon last month. (more...)
The Air New Zealand and Virgin Australia alliance is over The Air New Zealand and Virgin Australia alliance is over
- April 05, 2018

Air NZ's chief revenue officer Cam Wallace says that the decision to not pursue a new approval reflects the changing dynamics on the Tasman market, which have made it more appropriate for each airline to focus on their own objectives. Virgin Australia said the change will not have any immediate effect on travel bookings, with both airlines to work through arrangements on codesharing, flight schedules, frequent flyer points and other affected areas. (more...)
Police investigate reports of 'zombie raccoons' disturbing an OH town Police investigate reports of 'zombie raccoons' disturbing an OH town
- April 05, 2018

Lately in Youngstown, Ohio , raccoons' tiny, nimble, human-like hands are only the second scariest thing about them. Given that raccoons are known as nocturnal creatures, multiple reports say locals have been primarily alarmed by seeing the little creatures walk about on their hind legs in the broad daylight. (more...)
Lax Delhi government lost Rs 67 crore: CAG Lax Delhi government lost Rs 67 crore: CAG
- April 05, 2018

The Delhi government received Rs 2.26 crore in March 2015 and Rs 27.97 crore in November 2015. The CAG also said that the AAP-led government did not allocate the mission funds to implementing agencies as per their requirements. The audit report further said that the beneficiaries of the mission of unauthorised colonies were not considered for construction of household toilets. (more...)
Marijuana Legalization Associated With Reduced Opioid Prescribing Trends Marijuana Legalization Associated With Reduced Opioid Prescribing Trends
- April 05, 2018

Medical and recreational marijuana options "have the potential to reduce opioid prescribing for Medicaid enrollees, a segment of population with disproportionately high risk for chronic pain , opioid use disorder and opioid overdose ", Wen and Hockenberry wrote in their study . (more...)
Bar netas from fighting more than one seat: Election Commission Bar netas from fighting more than one seat: Election Commission
- April 04, 2018

EC conveyed that allowing a candidate contesting from two seats is "avoidable and unnecessary" burden on the public exchequer. "The effect is that a by-election would be required involving avoidable labour and expenditure", it said. The apex court, which took up Upadhyay's PIL for consideration, granted time to the central government to file its response. However, in case the existing provisions are to be retained, a candidate contesting from two seats should bear the cost of the byelection to ... (more...)
Aadhaar Act gives UIDAI excessive power, says Supreme Court Aadhaar Act gives UIDAI excessive power, says Supreme Court
- April 04, 2018

The Centre referred to the verdict and said the reasonable restrictions, which are applicable on right to life, would also govern the right to privacy . The Central government on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that the authentication failure of the biometric data of an Aadhaar holder does not result in the exclusion of the beneficiary from accessing subsidies and other benefits including services. (more...)
SRHD: Flu season isn't over yet SRHD: Flu season isn't over yet
- April 04, 2018

Barbara Clarke was hoping to be at work today, but instead she was admitted at Elmhurst Hospital on Tuesday afternoon with Influenza B . In case the warm weather had you fooled: flu season is not over. How effective is the vaccine? "It's started early and it's really lingered late, and we're still at a point where there's still more flu activity than is typical for this time of year". (more...)
Does BHP Billiton plc (BBL) Have Any Gas After Today's Big Increase?
- April 04, 2018

The institutional investor held 756,768 shares of the consumer services company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $41.25M, down from 924,418 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Altria Group, Inc. ( NYSE :MO) are gapping up 0.71% pre-market with a price of $60.84 on the stock. Finally, Jefferies Group reiterated a "hold" rating and set a GBX 1,500 ($21.06) target price on shares of BHP Billiton in a research report on Monday, December 4th. (more...)
Pasta may actually not make your kids obese Pasta may actually not make your kids obese
- April 04, 2018

Pasta is a refined carbohydrate , but unlike most other forms of refined carbs, which are quickly absorbed into the blood stream, pasta has a low glycemic index . The study authors advise that further research is required to determine if the need for weight gain will extend to pasta under other healthy diets. (more...)
Calif. eyes lethal force law after officer-involved shootings Calif. eyes lethal force law after officer-involved shootings
- April 04, 2018

California's current standard makes it rare for officers to be charged after a shooting and rarer still for them to be convicted. The family of a 22-year-old unarmed black man fatally shot by Sacramento officers says a proposed California law could mean more young African-Americans survive confrontations with police. (more...)
Studies suggest marijuana legalization linked to lower rates of opiate prescribing
- April 04, 2018

They also recommend the legislature provide state protections for traveling families authorized to use of medical marijuana in other states. Prescriptions were different compared to states that had medical marijuana laws and those without them. (more...)
Kratom products placed under mandatory recall due to risk of salmonella Kratom products placed under mandatory recall due to risk of salmonella
- April 04, 2018

The FDA said it's the first time it has used its mandatory recall power for a food product after first trying to get the company to voluntarily take the products back. "As of April 2, 2018, the FDA and state partners have tested multiple kratom products, and 26 different products were positive for Salmonella ", it said. (more...)
5 die in Greene County house fire 5 die in Greene County house fire
- April 04, 2018

Davies said the home was a total loss. The Salmon Track Rural fire Department responded to a blaze Tuesday at 4 a.m. near 2600 East and 2900 North. The building was vacant, according to officials. Acting watch manager Paul Reid said the room and contents were severely damaged by fire and the remainder of the property has been severely smoke-damaged due to internal doors being left open. (more...)
Gay hookup app Grindr passed users' HIV status to other companies Gay hookup app Grindr passed users' HIV status to other companies
- April 04, 2018

Edward Markey of MA and Sen. "To then have that data shared with third parties that you weren't explicitly notified about, and having that possibly threaten your health and safety - that is an extremely, extremely egregious breach of basic standards that we wouldn't expect from a company that likes to brand itself as a supporter of the queer community". (more...)
Medical marijuana could help lower opioid prescription Medical marijuana could help lower opioid prescription
- April 04, 2018

Which is probably why some folks have been ditching opioids for weed. The result? You guessed it - medical pot was once again proved to be "the shit", as states that allowed the use of herb for medical purposes had 2.21 million fewer daily doses of opioids prescribed per year under Medicare Part D compared with those states without medical cannabis laws. (more...)
CMS finalizes policies to reduce drug costs for Medicare beneficiaries CMS finalizes policies to reduce drug costs for Medicare beneficiaries
- April 04, 2018

CMS also finalized an increase in the use of encounter data in determining plans' risk scores. Medicare Advantage plan revenues next year will increase 3.4 percent, plus 3.1 percent in revenue from coding changes, thanks in large part to the Bipartisan Budget Act, CMS estimates. (more...)
CDC Finds 'Nightmare Bacteria' Across the US Here's What That Means CDC Finds 'Nightmare Bacteria' Across the US Here's What That Means
- April 04, 2018

Germs that are unusually resistant are ones that all or most antibiotics can't kill and that carry genes for antibiotic resistance that officials haven't seen before in the United States. "They can likewise share their resistance with other bacteria, making some untreatable". Further investigation in facilities with unusual resistance revealed that about one in 10 screening tests, from patients without symptoms, identified a hard-to-treat germ that spreads easily. (more...)
License, ID Card Holders Can Save Lives Through Organ Donation License, ID Card Holders Can Save Lives Through Organ Donation
- April 03, 2018

One organ donor can potentially save the lives of eight people, and improve the lives of 70 more through tissue donation. "With almost 35,000 organ transplants performed last year and five consecutive record-setting years for transplants in the USA, we honor our friends, neighbors and communities who have chosen to save and heal lives by registering; and we are grateful to so many of them who join us in activities to promote and celebrate Donate Life Month". (more...)