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Carnival, Royal Caribbean schedule returns to storm-affected Caribbean islands Carnival, Royal Caribbean schedule returns to storm-affected Caribbean islands
- October 26, 2017

Private Advisor Grp Incorporated reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (NYSE:RCL). Mig Capital Llc who had been investing in Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $26.06B market cap company. (more...)
The Leerink Swann Reaffirms Buy Rating for Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. (BMY)
- October 26, 2017

Waddell & Reed Financial Inc decreased Bristol Myers Squibb Co ( BMY ) stake by 4.51% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. It has underperformed by 8.70% the S&P500. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.95 in 2017 Q2. It turned negative, as 4 investors sold Cambium Learning Group, Inc. shares while 11 reduced holdings. (more...)
United Nations adds 32 items to list of prohibited goods for North Korea United Nations adds 32 items to list of prohibited goods for North Korea
- October 26, 2017

American university student Otto Warmbier is brought off a plane in a coma at Lunken Airport in Cincinnati, after being brought back to the U.S. after 17 months in North Korea , June 13. "In doing so, we can deny North Korea the financing it needs to fund its nuclear and missile programs". North Korea was taken off America's list of state sponsors of terrorism in 2008 as the George W. (more...)
Mental health results in mass job losses
- October 26, 2017

It shows around 300,000 people with a long-term mental health problem will have to leave their job each year at a cost to the economy of up to £99bn a year, and a cost to United Kingdom employers of around £30bn annually. It highlights examples of some employers who are taking positive and innovative steps to support the mental health of their employees. They are also calling for the government to support their suggestions and to make sure the NHS continues to provide access to mental ... (more...)
UP: Purple pinkies for polio awareness UP: Purple pinkies for polio awareness
- October 26, 2017

If we are able to permanently eradicate polio, we will be saving between $40 to $50billion by 2030, and these money can be channeled into other health challenges like malaria. Catharines Rotary Club president Vicky Rudachuk, during a gathering at city hall, Tuesday afternoon. He said the recent scares were capable of hindering the successful phasing out of polio in the country, especially as the recent rumour of the killer vaccination occurred while the group was carrying out house to house ... (more...)
New giant predatory dinosaur species found in southern Africa
- October 26, 2017

An worldwide team of paleontologists has discovered the fossilized prints of paws with three toes of a new species of dinosaur predator giant in southern Africa . It's the first evidence a huge carnivorous dinosaur lived in South Africa more than 100 million years before T Rex first appeared on the planet. They were found on an ancient land surface - known as a palaeosurface - in the Maseru District of Lesotho. (more...)
Teal Pumpkin Project raises food allergy awareness Teal Pumpkin Project raises food allergy awareness
- October 26, 2017

Teal Pumpkin Project is geared toward making Halloween less trick and more treat for children with food allergies. One in every 13 children in the United States has a food allergy. "There's some little treats or toys I can have that are non-food because with allergies you can't just have random candy", Hess said. Families who want to display a teal pumpkin, or find a teal pumpkin house, may register or search on the nonprofit foundation's website map. (more...)
PTC Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTCT) Signals Intraday Volatility - Down by 4.89%
- October 26, 2017

About 2.39 million shares traded or 58.28% up from the average. Another recent and important PTC Inc (NASDAQ:PTC) news was published by Nasdaq.com which published an article titled: " FDA declines to approve PTC's Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy drug" on October 25, 2017. (more...)
McElwain does little to clear up death threats issue McElwain does little to clear up death threats issue
- October 26, 2017

It's just something that came up and obviously was on my mind. "It doesn't make it right. It doesn't make it right to air that laundry, and yet at the same time they've (offered) total, total support". You don't know. It's anonymous. "I mean, we had a really good talk", McElwain said of the meeting with the athletic department. McElwain's reticence led UF to release a statement about its head football coach's refusal to discuss the matter openly. (more...)
Massachusetts Pharmacist Acquitted of Murder in 2012 Meningitis Outbreak That Killed 25 Massachusetts Pharmacist Acquitted of Murder in 2012 Meningitis Outbreak That Killed 25
- October 26, 2017

The supervisory pharmacist at a MA compounding pharmacy was found not guilty of murder in a 2012 meningitis outbreak. Weinreb said Wednesday night the fungal meningitis outbreak that was blamed for 76 deaths and 700 illnesses throughout 20 states was "the largest public health crisis caused by a pharmaceutical drug in U.S. (more...)
Republican Gillespie Pulls Ahead 8 Points in Va. Governor's Race Republican Gillespie Pulls Ahead 8 Points in Va. Governor's Race
- October 26, 2017

The poll , conducted last week by the Virginia university, found that 41 percent of those surveyed would vote for Gillespie and 33 percent for Northam. Northam has carried slight leads in other recent polls conducted by Christopher Newport University. The latest poll from Real Clear Politics shows Northam holding a 5.8-percent advantage. (more...)
United States committee recommends GSK shingles vaccine over Merck rival United States committee recommends GSK shingles vaccine over Merck rival
- October 26, 2017

If confirmed, the decision will give the newly approved GSK product a long launch runway, as tens of millions US adults would be encouraged to get the two-dose option. But the panel also weighed evidence showing a preferential decision for GSK's shot will substantially reduce cases of shingles and a painful complication called postherpetic neuralgia over the years, and that Shingrix is more cost-effective. (more...)
SC rejects Jaypee plea to hive off Yamuna E-way
- October 26, 2017

The AG referred to the apex court's September 11 order that JIL, which was not a party to insolvency proceedings, "shall deposit Rs 2,000 crore with top court's registry before October 27, 2017". Homebuyers, on their part, had objected to JAL's proposal to significantly undervalue the Yamuna Expressway and hive it off for around Rs 2,500-3,000 crore will harm their interests. (more...)
Arsenic: Baby Food Study Finds 65 Percent of It Contains Chemical Arsenic: Baby Food Study Finds 65 Percent of It Contains Chemical
- October 26, 2017

A new report has been released on what unsafe chemicals may be inside baby foods and infant formulas. All of these chemicals pose potential dangers to developing infants. "It is important for consumers to understand that some contaminants, such as heavy metals like lead or arsenic , are in the environment and can not simply be removed from food", FDA spokesperson Peter Cassell told USA Today. (more...)
Fort Polk hospital to host breast cancer luncheon Fort Polk hospital to host breast cancer luncheon
- October 26, 2017

Thursday, Oct. 26, in the post's Warrior Community Center ballroom. Coming in three unique colorways, the collection features a tonal pink design, a black, white and pink version, and wrapping things up with a clean white and pink rendition. (more...)
Plague in Madagascar: 124 people died, more than a thousand infected
- October 26, 2017

Pneumonic plague is more virulent or damaging and is an advanced form characterized by a severe lung infection that can be transmitted from person to person via airborne droplets such as through coughing or sneezing, for example. If untreated, it has a fatality rate close to 100 percent and can be fatal within 24 hours of being contracted. Plague bacteria develops in rats and is carried by fleas. (more...)
MP's launch probe into E-cigarettes industry amid 'significant gaps' in research
- October 26, 2017

This split opinion is reflected in different worldwide approaches, with Public Health England estimating that e-cigarettes are far safer than tobacco, while the United States surgeon general has referred to them as a "national public health concern". (more...)
AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (AMAG) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Analysts
- October 26, 2017

The firm has a market capitalization of $1.19 billion, a P/E ratio of 80.00 and a beta of 1.01. The stock of AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Leerink Swann restated an "outperform" rating and issued a $36.00 target price on shares of AMAG Pharmaceuticals in a report on Thursday, October 13th. (more...)
Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK) Bending Lower, Touching Top Loser's List
- October 25, 2017

Alaska Air Group Inc now has $9.05 billion valuation. Operating income increased 10% to $439 million from the prior-year quarter. (NYSE: ALK)'s stock about -16.02% from the 50-day high and 0.46% away from the 50-day low. The rating was maintained by Imperial Capital on Friday, February 10 with "In-Line". Its up 0.04, from 1.11 in 2017Q1. Want to see what other hedge funds are holding ALK? Brandywine Global Management Limited Liability stated it has 112,459 shares or 0.06% of all its ... (more...)
Children at risk for type 1 diabetes could benefit from vitamin D Children at risk for type 1 diabetes could benefit from vitamin D
- October 25, 2017

A study by the University of Surrey has found that most cases of type 3c diabetes are being wrongly diagnosed as type 2 diabetes . Unlike type 3c, the differences between type 1 and type 2 are well known. The authors analyzed demographics, diabetes classification, glucose control, and insulin use among those with and without pancreatic disease (acute vs. (more...)
Man Dies From Flesh-Eating Bacteria In Hurricane Harvey Floodwaters Man Dies From Flesh-Eating Bacteria In Hurricane Harvey Floodwaters
- October 25, 2017

Clinicians diagnosed Mr. Zurita with necrotizing fasciitis , and he died October 16 at Galveston, Texas-based Jennie Sealy Hospital. His death follows that of Nancy Reed , a 77-year-old woman in Houston who died in September after suffering from necrotizing fasciitis related to Hurricane Harvey floodwaters. (more...)
Bank of Canada flags NAFTA, Bombardier trade woes: United States protectionism 'already evident' Bank of Canada flags NAFTA, Bombardier trade woes: United States protectionism 'already evident'
- October 25, 2017

The Bank estimates that the economy is operating close to its potential. "While less monetary stimulus will likely be required over time, [The Bank of Canada] will be cautious in making future adjustments to the policy rate", the bank said in a statement accompanying its rate decision. (more...)
Tobacco giant targets £1bn in revenues for vaping products Tobacco giant targets £1bn in revenues for vaping products
- October 25, 2017

British American Tobacco plc (LON: BATS ) had its target price boosted by Nomura from GBX 4,810 ($59.09) to GBX 4,930 ($60.57) in a note issued to investors on Tuesday. In the last 90 days, insiders purchased 45 shares of company stock worth $216,396. Fiera Capital Corp increased its stake in British American Tobacco p.l.c.by 1.8% during the 2nd quarter. (more...)
Tenet Healthcare Corp (THC) Analysts See $-0.33 EPS
- October 25, 2017

Hca Healthcare Inc now has $28.53 billion valuation. Harris Associates L P now owns 8,333,793 shares of the company's stock worth $230,346,000 after buying an additional 60,200 shares during the period. Fiera accumulated 28,123 shares. Bbt Cap Limited Liability Company holds 0.85% or 330,529 shares in its portfolio. Lombard Odier Asset ( Usa ) Corporation invested 0.04% in Tenet Healthcare Corp (NYSE: THC ). (more...)
Will Smith Fights the Supernatural in 'Bright' Trailer Will Smith Fights the Supernatural in 'Bright' Trailer
- October 25, 2017

While this trailer doesn't necessarily have the same emotional stakes as the first one - nor is the story as clear - it does show a lot of the comedy, action, and dynamic between leads Ward and Jakoby. And fans can now dissect the most recent trailer, below. The new look comes a few months after a spirited panel at San Diego Comic-Con, where David Ayer introduced the first trailer for the film and praised Netflix (while also knocking movie studios): "This ain't no bullshit PG-13 studio ... (more...)
Mitsibishi e-Evolution Concept revealed Mitsibishi e-Evolution Concept revealed
- October 25, 2017

It has yet to reveal any outputs for the concept auto, either its power or driving range, but Mitsubishi's head of global design, Tsunehiro Kunimoto, says the e-Evolution has been created to showcase the company's new product strategy that aims to "provide vehicles that fulfill our customers' desires through outstanding design, combined with the power, authenticity and carefully-considered functionality Mitsubishi Motors is known for". (more...)
P leader gunned down in Hyderabad P leader gunned down in Hyderabad
- October 25, 2017

Unidentified assailants on motorbikes opened fire on him before speeding away. The victim was a veterinary doctor and has recently returned from London where he remained associated with MQM's London group. Several MPAs and party supporters have gathered outside the civil hospital. An investigation into the incident is underway as the reason behind the killing remains unknown. (more...)
South Carolina Highway Patrol trooper hurt in crash South Carolina Highway Patrol trooper hurt in crash
- October 25, 2017

Hughes said Rebman has been with the patrol since September 2016. The trooper was transported to Greenville Memorial Hospital with serious injuries by EMS. "It is impossible to put into words how deeply saddened we are by the loss of one of our own in the line-of-duty today", SCDPS Director Leroy Smith said. (more...)
Appleby denies wrongdoing following data leak
- October 25, 2017

The Daily Telegraph reports that the leak involved some of Britain's wealthiest people, who were said to be consulting lawyers and public relations executives in preparations for possible fallout from the hack. When contacted about a hacking attack in Bermuda , Appleby , which has offices in the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Guernsey, the Isle of Man, Jersey, Mauritius and the Seychelles, said "we are issuing a statement to all our clients today". (more...)
NM's first likely flu death reported
- October 25, 2017

There were at least 17 flu-outbreaks at facilities across the state. Although this uptake rate is the same as the 2015-2016 flu season, it remains less than the World Health Organisation target of 75 per cent. There are plenty of ways to reduce the risk of catching the dreaded flu , but "the flu vaccine is still the best way to protect yourself", says the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit. (more...)