Medicine


WNY students host town hall on ending gun violence WNY students host town hall on ending gun violence
- April 11, 2018

And it's personal for Lebrun who says she lost two family members to gun violence. "It's not okay for students to go into school thinking, 'Maybe I could be shot today, '" she said. "We need to have an armed guard at every school", said Mitchell White, 4Congressional District of California candidate. "We're going to keep pushing the issue until we see the change we want to see", said Tilley. (more...)
Becton Dickinson and Co (BDX) Shares Bought by BB&T Investment Services Inc Becton Dickinson and Co (BDX) Shares Bought by BB&T Investment Services Inc
- April 11, 2018

Eads & Heald Investment Counsel who had been investing in Becton Dickinson for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $57.88B market cap company. Hl Fincl Serv Limited holds 1.8% or 1.21M shares. Carlyle Group Lp bought 158,375 shares as the company's stock rose 1.15% while stock markets declined. (more...)
USA and Russian Federation fight at United Nations over Syria chemical weapons attacks USA and Russian Federation fight at United Nations over Syria chemical weapons attacks
- April 11, 2018

The United States put forward a draft resolution Monday following alleged toxic gas use in the militant-held town of Douma that killed at least 40 people and prompted President Donald Trump to indicate that a decision could be taken imminently on U.S. (more...)
DEATH NOTICES: Tuesday, April 10, 2018 DEATH NOTICES: Tuesday, April 10, 2018
- April 11, 2018

Burial was in Cates Cemetery. Sue attended school in Kearney. She was a resident of Wesbury United Methodist Community in Meadville for the past year. Survivors include her husband, Edward Henry Buffington, Rome; four children, Roy Buffington (Esther), Aragon, Kathy Bray (Michael), Calhoun, Ricky Buffington (Delene), Rome, Amber Birdsong, Rome; eleven grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. (more...)
Analysts Perspectives: Hanesbrands Inc (HBI)
- April 11, 2018

Winch Advisory Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0% invested in Hanesbrands Inc . The stock increased 1.43% or $0.265 during the last trading session, reaching $18.845. (NYSE: HBI ). Capital Associates has invested 0.47% in Hanesbrands Inc . Valley Advisers reported 46 shares. Sei Invs reported 0.04% in Hanesbrands Inc . (more...)
(AMGN) Holdings Lifted by Girard Partners LTD.
- April 11, 2018

The fund owned 1,050 shares of the medical research company's stock after selling 5,620 shares during the period. Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN ) was downgraded by investment analysts at BidaskClub from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research note issued on Saturday, March 24th. (more...)
Sentry Investment Management LLC Reduces Holdings in McDonald's Co. (NYSE:MCD) Sentry Investment Management LLC Reduces Holdings in McDonald's Co. (NYSE:MCD)
- April 11, 2018

In this note we'll take a look at the Aroon Oscillator reading for McDonald's Corp ( MCD ). Institutional investors own 66.27% of the company's stock. Analysts await Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) to report earnings on April, 27. Take a view on its long-term annual earnings per share (EPS) growth rate which is suggested by Analyst to reach at 15.43% for next 5 years and looking its past five year record, annual EPS growth rate was 68.60%. (more...)
$155.89 Million in Sales Expected for AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (AMAG) This Quarter
- April 11, 2018

About 300,866 shares traded. Relative strength index (RSI-14) for AMAG Pharmaceuticals , Inc. It has underperformed by 27.80% the S&P500. ValuEngine downgraded shares of AMAG Pharmaceuticals from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a report on Friday, February 2nd. (more...)
The Cure plan to record new music, says Robert Smith The Cure plan to record new music, says Robert Smith
- April 11, 2018

New acts include Death Cab For Cutie , Low, Suzanne Vega , the Twilight Sad , the Soft Moon, and more . "I never wanted to be in a position where I was forcing myself to write, I've never felt comfortable with that". "Or should we go mega, play a show in every capital city in the world?" "I thought, if I don't have something out new that year, that's it for me ". (more...)
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 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...)