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Gas prices down this week, still higher than last month Gas prices down this week, still higher than last month
- April 11, 2018

Sunday's state average of $2.46 was 15 cents higher than a month ago and 32 cents higher than this time previous year, according to AAA. The largest yearly increases have been seen by California ($3.52, +54 cents) and Hawaii ($3.52, +47 cents), which are also the two most expensive states for gas. (more...)
Theresa May unveils war on prostate cancer Theresa May unveils war on prostate cancer
- April 10, 2018

The prime minister is to launch a new drive against prostate cancer, which kills more than 11,000 men every year in the United Kingdom and causes great anxiety and sometimes suffering for the 47,000 men who get a diagnosis. Prostate cancer is typically a slow growing tumour and this means that it is less likely to be detected early. Since there is a large aging population, Orchard is calling for immediate action to prevent a "ticking time bomb in terms of prostate cancer provision". (more...)
Nigerian leader says to run for second term of office Nigerian leader says to run for second term of office
- April 10, 2018

President Buhari that came to power through the change mantra and his overbloated promise of improved economy, security and prosecuting the war against corruption, turned out to reward Nigerians with a very hostile economy and even worsened the security condition of our dear country. (more...)
Researchers find link between baby wipes, eczema and food allergies
- April 10, 2018

These headlines are representative of many covering a study out of Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. It investigates a possible skin-based explanation for babies developing allergies to foods they haven't consumed. The researchers say that cleaning wipes leave soap on the skin. "More studies are needed in humans to examine mechanisms for development of food allergy and mechanisms for induction of tolerance to food allergens early in life", conclude the researchers . (more...)
One night of sleep deprivation leads to increase in Alzheimer's protein One night of sleep deprivation leads to increase in Alzheimer's protein
- April 10, 2018

Now researchers have found that one night of poor sleep has a detectable effect on the levels of beta-amyloid in the brain. Dr Lisa Moscon, who authored the 'Brain Food: The Surprising Science of Eating for Cognitive Power' stated, "Research has shown that some food will help us age gracefully and keep our mental faculties intact, whereas others increase the risk of dementia substantially". (more...)
Credit Suisse Group Cuts AbbVie (ABBV) Price Target to $98.10
- April 10, 2018

Following the sale, the chief financial officer now directly owns 203,391 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $23,833,357.38. The hedge fund held 16,139 shares of the oil & gas production company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $668,000, up from 3,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. (more...)
Rx Summit 18: Surgeon general underlines value of naloxone Rx Summit 18: Surgeon general underlines value of naloxone
- April 10, 2018

At the 2018 National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit , Surgeon General Jerome Adams, MD, underscored the strategy with a rare public health advisory issued from his office. The drug is commonly available in a nasal spray and is available free at local health departments, along with a brief training. "We want you to know ... (more...)
Bewitching Stock: US Bancorp (NYSE:USB)
- April 10, 2018

About 688,901 shares traded or 5.32% up from the average. It has outperformed by 64.83% the S&P500. Barrett Asset Management Llc decreased its stake in Us Bancorp Del Com New ( USB ) by 1.92% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)
Sunrisers Hyderabad win toss, opt to bowl against Rajasthan Royals Sunrisers Hyderabad win toss, opt to bowl against Rajasthan Royals
- April 10, 2018

But after that wicket , new batsman Samson and opener Ajinkya Rahane (13) forged a crucial 46-run partnership to steady their team's ship. Sunrisers opener Shikhar Dhawan and skipper Kane Williamson then made 121 in the second wicket to lead the team to a win. (more...)
Indigo offloads passenger forcibly after he lodged protest Indigo offloads passenger forcibly after he lodged protest
- April 10, 2018

The passenger, Saurabh Rai, said, "The Indigo flight from Lucknow to Bengaluru was full of mosquitoes". "I was told that she will apprise her seniors about the plaint but nothing happened and the plane doors were about to be closed when I raised the matter again only to face half a dozen security staff of the airlines who literally threw me and my cabin luggage out of the aircraft", he alleged. (more...)
United States deficit, debt to balloon under Trump tax cuts: Congressional Budget Office United States deficit, debt to balloon under Trump tax cuts: Congressional Budget Office
- April 10, 2018

Revenues are lowered by $1.0 trillion and projected outlays are increased by $500 billion. Last year's deficit registered $665 billion, which was well below the record $1.4 trillion posted during Obama's first year in office, when the Great Recession led to plunging revenues and a spike in spending . (more...)
Thought flu season was over? One strain is getting worse Thought flu season was over? One strain is getting worse
- April 10, 2018

Paul Lewis said the flu is most common in the winter months but it can happen in the summer. In 2017, more than 56,000 cases of influenza were diagnosed in Queensland , making it one of the state's worst seasons on record, with 2961 cases alone between January 1 and April 1. (more...)
Satyagraha to Swachhagrah: Narendra Modi addresses rally in Champaran Satyagraha to Swachhagrah: Narendra Modi addresses rally in Champaran
- April 10, 2018

Swachhagrahis are foot soldiers and motivators who work to implement community approaches to sanitation at the village level. Narendra Modi felicitated the Swacchagrahi champions in East Champaran for their support, dedidation and commitment towards Swacch Bharat mission. (more...)
Plane truth: Airline quality at highest level in decades, report says Plane truth: Airline quality at highest level in decades, report says
- April 10, 2018

Frank Barton School of Business at Wichita State University and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's Prescott campus. The 2018 Airline Quality Rating looks at denied boardings, delayed flights, mishandled luggage and consumer complaints to the Department of Transportation, which gathered the data used in the report . (more...)
Kroger Co (NYSE:KR) Sentiment Report Kroger Co (NYSE:KR) Sentiment Report
- April 10, 2018

KR underperformed by 30.42% the S&P500. Thompson Investment Management Inc decreased its stake in Chevron Corp New Com (CVX) by 31.13% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Friday , December 18 by Wells Fargo. The firm has "Sell" rating given on Friday , October 27 by RBC Capital Markets. (more...)
Intuitive Surgical Inc (NASDAQ:ISRG) Sentiment Increased in Q4 2017
- April 10, 2018

Symphony Asset Management Llc bought 12,399 shares as the company's stock declined 15.83% with the market. The stock increased 0.97% or $0.5085 during the last trading session, reaching $52.7385. (NYSE:DHI) on Wednesday, February 14. (NASDAQ:ISRG). British Columbia - Canada-based British Columbia Investment Corp has invested 0.17% in Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (more...)
FDA Puts New Restrictions on Contraceptive Implant Essure FDA Puts New Restrictions on Contraceptive Implant Essure
- April 10, 2018

According to the April 9 announcement, the checklist provides information to patients about the risks and benefits of Essure "in the form and manner specified in the approved labeling provided by Bayer ". Some patients implanted with Essure have experienced adverse events, including perforation of the uterus and/or fallopian tubes, migration of inserts to the abdominal or pelvic cavity, persistent pain and suspected allergic or hypersensitivity reactions. (more...)
Physical activity helps fight genetic risk of heart disease, study finds Physical activity helps fight genetic risk of heart disease, study finds
- April 10, 2018

And people in the high genetic risk group were most vulnerable: They were 77 percent more likely to develop coronary heart disease , for example, compared to people at low genetic risk. However, physical fitness generally curbed any heart risks - no matter what the genetic susceptibility was. The authors noted that "we can't definitely claim a causal connection", as observational studies are created to establish trends. (more...)
Officials issue warning for synthetic marijuana laced with rat poison Officials issue warning for synthetic marijuana laced with rat poison
- April 10, 2018

Two other deaths, both men in their 20s, have also been tied to the consumption of the drug, which goes by the names spice, K2 and fake weed, health officials said. Synthetic cannabinoid is a man-made mixture of hundreds of chemicals that affect the same brain cell receptors as the active ingredient in marijuana. (more...)
Humboldt Bronco player's organ donation inspires others to do the same Humboldt Bronco player's organ donation inspires others to do the same
- April 10, 2018

Humboldt Broncos /Twitter Humboldt Broncos hockey players are seen in a team photo. "The objective of the green ribbon campaign is to bring awareness to the fact that we need more donors, and how much good it does to be a donor", Kevin Allen, public affairs coordinator at Midwest Transplant Network, says. (more...)
Brooklyn Beckham Has Been Spotted Kissing Someone Who Isn't Chloë Grace Moretz Brooklyn Beckham Has Been Spotted Kissing Someone Who Isn't Chloë Grace Moretz
- April 09, 2018

The budding photographer, who is studying at college in NY, spent part of his spring break in Los Angeles, where he and Lexi made a stop at the Honorable Society Tattoo Parlor so he could add to his collection of skin art - a sexy image of a woman on his right forearm. (more...)
10000 students write JEE Main examination in city 10000 students write JEE Main examination in city
- April 09, 2018

Aspirants are eagerly awaiting for the official answer key to be uploaded, which would determine their future. Though some problems in Maths were quite lengthy, the paper was moderate. The reporting time for the JEE Main Exam is also the important one. The exam conducted by the Central Board for Secondary Education (CBSE) is the first step for admission to prestigious engineering colleges, including the IITs and NITs. (more...)
Hockey world mourns bus crash victims in Canada Hockey world mourns bus crash victims in Canada
- April 09, 2018

Michelle Straschnitzki, who lives in Airdrie, Alberta, said her 18-year-old son Ryan was transported to a hospital in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. "Our thoughts and prayers are with those who have lost so much, with their families and with all Canadians who grieve with them at this hard time". (more...)
Jet Airways flight from Dubai hits catering van at Delhi airport Jet Airways flight from Dubai hits catering van at Delhi airport
- April 09, 2018

Seventy-one passengers and crew members of the Delhi-bound flight had a midair scare when the pilot detected that the landing gear of the aircraft was not functioning properly, according to an aviation official. "While all 125 guests and 8 crew members deplaned safely, the B737 aircraft is now being inspected by the airlines technical team", the airline said in a statement. (more...)
Pulisic scores spectacular goal from flank to end slump Pulisic scores spectacular goal from flank to end slump
- April 09, 2018

It was the slice of luck Dortmund needed to overcome a nervy start as they bounced back from last weekend's 6-0 hammering at Bayern Munich. It was a totally different story after half-time as the hosts took the game by the scruff of the neck.Belgium striker Michy Batshuayi, on loan from Chelsea until the end of the season, made it 2-0 just three minutes into the second half as Dortmund flew out of the blocks. (more...)
Jordan Spieth's working on the biggest Sunday comeback ever at The Masters Jordan Spieth's working on the biggest Sunday comeback ever at The Masters
- April 09, 2018

Rickie Fowler , considered one of the world's best players without a major title to his name, equalled McIlroy for the low round of the week with a seven-under 65 that left him alone in third place, five back of Reed. "I drove it on a string today", said Woods, whose closing bogey left him at 1-over 289 for the tournament. Spieth led by two shots after the first round; he shot a 6-under 66. (more...)
Woman blames 'windy day' for cocaine found in purse Woman blames 'windy day' for cocaine found in purse
- April 09, 2018

Officers said they later found cocaine and marijuana inside Posey's purse. A Florida woman who was arrested last month on drug possession charges blamed the cocaine found in her purse on the wind. She was later released on bond. Posey admitted to possessing the marijuana but said she did not know where the cocaine came from. According to The Weather Underground , March 21 was a windy day in the Fort Pierce area, with gusts reaching up to 33 miles per hour. (more...)
Trump says China will take down trade barriers, deal on IP: Tweet Trump says China will take down trade barriers, deal on IP: Tweet
- April 09, 2018

On Wednesday, China unveiled a list of 106 United States goods - from soybeans and whiskey to frozen beef and aircraft - targeted for tariffs, in a swift retaliatory move only hours after the Trump administration proposed duties on some 1,300 Chinese industrial, technology, transport and medical products. (more...)
Wesbanco Bank INC Holding In Medtronic Plc (MDT) Was Has Lifted
- April 09, 2018

Piermont Capital Management Llc acquired 20,540 shares as International Bancshares Corpo (IBOC)'s stock declined 3.02%. Columbia Partners Llc Investment Management, which manages about $3.03B and $754.39M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Analog Devices (NASDAQ:ADI) by 6,470 shares to 17,932 shares, valued at $1.60 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. (more...)
Things We Learned From Saturday's Thoroughly Underwhelming Merseyside Derby Things We Learned From Saturday's Thoroughly Underwhelming Merseyside Derby
- April 08, 2018

Georginio Wijnaldum sent a long-range effort off target as Jurgen Klopp's side hit back, and when James Milner crossed soon afterwards Dominic Solanke headed wide. Ahead of the weekend's clash of The Reds and The Toffees clash in the 231st Merseyside derby , Liverpool looks to be in a crunch. Nathaniel Clyne was injured since the start of the season and didn't feature for any senior game for Liverpool this campaign. (more...)