Medicine


Taking a Fresh Look at Amicus Therapeutics, Inc. (FOLD)
- December 06, 2017

Hightower Advsrs Ltd Company has 0% invested in Amicus Therapeutics, Inc . (NASDAQ: FOLD ). Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale reported 0.01% stake. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of FOLD in report on Tuesday, September 1 with "Buy" rating . (more...)
Coaching carousel: Mike Norvell signs extension to stay at Memphis
- December 06, 2017

The Memphis Tigers head football coach has agreed to an contract extension with the university. Terms of the agreement were not immediately available. Thamel also mentioned Norvell and his "wide-open style and quick tempo" could be a fit at OR, where Willie Taggart left for the Florida State gig. He spent four years at Arizona State from 2012-15 as the offensive coordinator on Todd Graham's staff. (more...)
Obama boosts Emanuel's Climate Change Summit Obama boosts Emanuel's Climate Change Summit
- December 06, 2017

Former President Obama appeared this afternoon at Mayor Emanuel's North American Climate Summit here in Chicago . Obama mentioned climate change during his evening speech organized by a club for leaders from the internet and communications industries was on the theme, "Fear Less, Innovate More". (more...)
Fuel Scarcity: Senate to inspect filling stations nationwide Fuel Scarcity: Senate to inspect filling stations nationwide
- December 06, 2017

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, IPMAN, appears to have carried out its threat of embarking on strike, as Fuel queues returned yesterday, in major petrol stations in Abuja, Nasarawa state and environs. Then the private depots are selling above the government stipulated rate. If other non-DAPPMA members sell above ex-depot price, we don't have right over them. (more...)
Altria Group, Inc. (MO) - Critical Levels to Breach
- December 05, 2017

Trading volume for Altria Group, Inc. was 8.02 Million in its previous trading session. Headlines about Altria Group (NYSE:MO) have trended somewhat positive this week, AlphaOne Sentiment reports. (NYSE:LVLT). Natixis reported 1.25% in Level 3 Communications, Inc. Wall Street analysts, on average, are forecasting the company's EPS to be 0.80, compared to 0.68 reported in the same quarter past year. (more...)
Atiku: Makarfi speaks on return of ex-Vice President to PDP Atiku: Makarfi speaks on return of ex-Vice President to PDP
- December 05, 2017

He expressed satisfaction with Tuesday's judgment of the Court of Appeal sitting in Ado Ekiti, which nullified the judgment of a High Court that would have affected the smooth conduct of the December 9 national convention. Mrs Njideka Ugwu, a human rights activist said that no politicians would remain in a party where he or she would not actualise the political ambition. (more...)
Schumer, Pelosi 'glad' to accept invitation to White House Schumer, Pelosi 'glad' to accept invitation to White House
- December 05, 2017

A partial government shutdown looms after Friday unless Congress passes a two-week spending bill that House Republicans introduced over the weekend. Democrats have said any new deal with the GOP must include an agreement on child health care and protections for Dreamers-the young, undocumented immigrants brought to the US who were previously protected from deportation by DACA, an Obama-era program that Trump ended this summer. (more...)
Herdsmen Attacks: Adamawa Government Calls For Calm Herdsmen Attacks: Adamawa Government Calls For Calm
- December 05, 2017

The state Commissioner of Information and Strategy, Ahmad Sajoh, who confirmed the incident, also described it as "unfortunate". Sajoh made reference to the previous attack in Numan adding that efforts are being channeled by security agencies to curtail its reoccurrence. (more...)
Gauteng at centre of Listeriosis outbreak Gauteng at centre of Listeriosis outbreak
- December 05, 2017

The minister said those who contract the disease will have flu-like symptoms including diarrhoea, fever, general body pains and weakness. Gauteng province, South Africa's economic hub, had 62% of the reported cases, followed by the Western Cape, which includes Cape Town, with 13% and KwaZulu-Natal, site of the country's main port, Durban, with 7%. (more...)
World Health Organization backs Philippines suspension of Sanofi's dengue vaccine World Health Organization backs Philippines suspension of Sanofi's dengue vaccine
- December 05, 2017

With the vaccine now widely available, the Philippines health authority rushed to vaccinate almost 734,000 children, as part of a program that cost the government 3.5 billion pesos. Over 733,000 students from public schools in Metro Manila, Central Luzon and Calabarzon, nine years old and above, have received at least the first of three doses of the vaccine . (more...)
Trump Thinks A Government Shutdown Would Help Him Politically Trump Thinks A Government Shutdown Would Help Him Politically
- December 05, 2017

Donald Trump has been telling people he thinks a government shutdown would help him and would like to have one. As part of the negotiation to get moderate Republican senators such as Susan Collins of ME to support the tax bill, McConnell promised that a bipartisan proposal to stabilize health insurance markets would be attached to must-pass legislation - like a spending bill to avoid a government shutdown - before the end of the year. (more...)
Medical experts offer fresh hope for surviving migraine Medical experts offer fresh hope for surviving migraine
- December 05, 2017

This actually results in increasing the sensitivity of the brain to pain. Migraine attacks normally last for anywhere between 4 and 72 hours. There are now four separate monoclonal antibody treatments being developed that target this mechanism and three of those drugs are already undergoing Phase III human clinical trials. (more...)
Mueller urges judge to deny Manafort's request to lift house arrest Mueller urges judge to deny Manafort's request to lift house arrest
- December 05, 2017

Special counsel Robert Mueller on Monday asked a federal judge to deny Paul Manafort's request to release him from house arrest, citing a draft of an op-ed the former Trump campaign manager crafted as a ghostwriter for an associate tied to Russian intelligence. (more...)
Arkansas hiring Houston's Hunter Yurachek as AD Arkansas hiring Houston's Hunter Yurachek as AD
- December 05, 2017

Arkansas has been without a director of athletics since November 15 when the school fired Jeff Long after almost a decade on the job. The people spoke Monday on the condition of anonymity because the decision hasn't been made public yet. One of his first priorities with the Razorbacks will be to find a new football coach after the firing of Bret Bielema after the season ended. Under Yurachek, the Houston Cougars set school records for the number of student-athletes making the Dean's List ... (more...)
High tension in Osmania university after student hangs self in hostel washroom High tension in Osmania university after student hangs self in hostel washroom
- December 04, 2017

I am unable deal with the curriculum and i am stressed out my mother, so I made a decision to leave this world. "Therefore, I have made a decision to end my life", Murali wrote in his suicide note, according to The Times of India report . (more...)
Prudential Financial INC Has Upped Position in Abbvie INC (ABBV)
- December 04, 2017

PCG has diverse figures for different time frames; starting from week's performance dropped 0.65% in last five regular trading sessions. McCormick & Company, Incorporated (NYSE:MKC) has risen 5.12% since December 3, 2016 and is uptrending. Institutional ownership refers to the ownership stake in a company that is held by large financial organizations, pension funds or endowments. Paloma Mngmt Co has 0.02% invested in AbbVie Inc . (more...)
'Do Not Resuscitate' tattoo causes ER ethical dilemma 'Do Not Resuscitate' tattoo causes ER ethical dilemma
- December 04, 2017

He had a history of several chronic diseases, including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD ), diabetes and an irregular heartbeat. Writing about the incident in the New England Journal of Medicine , the doctors say they initially chose to ignore the tattoo and began trying to revive him. (more...)
Boise State to take on OR in Las Vegas Bowl Boise State to take on OR in Las Vegas Bowl
- December 04, 2017

The Las Vegas Bowl will kick off at 12:30 p.m. and will air on ABC. But what are the odds Willie Taggart will be in Sin City to coach the Ducks on December 16 against No. Among the 10 FBS conferences, the Mountain West has the third-best win percentage in bowl games at 56.5 percent. While Oregon is happy to just be playing in a bowl game, this selection actually hurts next year's recruiting. (more...)
First baby born in U.S. after uterus transplant First baby born in U.S. after uterus transplant
- December 04, 2017

A Baylor spokesman confirmed Friday that the birth had taken place, but did not provide any more details. The hospital did not identify the woman, citing her privacy. Giuliano Testa, the principal investigator of the uterine transplant clinical trial at the hospital called the birth a "milestone" and "a attractive moment of love and hope for a mother who had been told she would never be able to carry her own child", in a statement. (more...)
India doctors fired for incorrectly declaring newborn dead India doctors fired for incorrectly declaring newborn dead
- December 04, 2017

A. P. Mehta and Dr. Vishal Gupta in the case. Doctors at the Max hospital in Shalimar Bagh had allegedly declared the infant dead, along with his stillborn twin, and handed over the bodies wrapped in plastic bags to their to their parents. (more...)
Daily consumption of cheese linked to reduction in heart attack, stroke risk Daily consumption of cheese linked to reduction in heart attack, stroke risk
- December 04, 2017

As per the reports , the study claimed,"consumption of cheese on daily basis can reduce fatal heart attacks and strokes". Though cheese contains fat, it is of a type which absorbs less in the body. So a lot of milk would have been wasted if it wasn't for cheese. The team's findings did not go as far as the Chinese study by saying it boosts heart health but said dairy only has a "neutral" impact. (more...)
Bigg Boss 11: The new captain of the house REVEALED! Bigg Boss 11: The new captain of the house REVEALED!
- December 04, 2017

Continuing to be angry with Aakash, Puneesh turns to reveal the darker side of him, and says that he will start throwing all the belongings of Aakash from the Bigg boss house. For the captaincy task, the garden area was divided into two segments with both Priyank and Vikas playing a DJ, while Hiten becomes the sanchalak of the task. (more...)
Gus Malzahn agrees to new deal to remain at Auburn Gus Malzahn agrees to new deal to remain at Auburn
- December 04, 2017

Following Auburn's 28-7 loss to Georgia in the SEC Championship Game on Saturday, Malzahn said, "I want to be" the coach at Auburn in 2018 . No. 7 Auburn (10-3) is headed to the Peach Bowl to play No. "I'm planning on being at Auburn", Malzahn said on a teleconference for the Peach Bowl Sunday night. Several of the players were asked afterwards if the Malzahn rumors had served as a distraction in the days leading up to the game. (more...)
Troy to play in New Orleans Bowl Troy to play in New Orleans Bowl
- December 04, 2017

The Troy Trojans are ranked 39 on offense, averaging 428.4 yards per game. Troy will play in the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl Dec. 16 vs. After recording back-to-back 10-win seasons, Neal Brown and his team will be headed to New Orleans to play in the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl. (more...)
It's not too late for a flu shot, as cases rise It's not too late for a flu shot, as cases rise
- December 03, 2017

The type of flu that's responsible for most illnesses is the H3N2 strain. "It is always hard to predict what kind of flu season we will have but so far the flu strains that we have seen circulating have been primarily those included in the vaccine". (more...)
Woman with eyeball tattoo that caused partial blindness considering removing eye Woman with eyeball tattoo that caused partial blindness considering removing eye
- December 03, 2017

In September, she uses her Facebook page to share the details of what happened when she tried to tint the white of her eye purple. The procedure is permanent and non-reversible. Currently, there are several medically approved tattoo procedures to improve eyesight or cosmetically reconstruct eyes after an accident. They later made an introduction to an administration council. (more...)
1 killed, 3 injured after driver strikes 4 in NYC 1 killed, 3 injured after driver strikes 4 in NYC
- December 03, 2017

Police say the crash happened after a knife fight outside a hookah lounge at 127th and Liberty Avenue. Two other people were stabbed during the brawl, and were also in a stable condition. Police are still looking for the driver, who was driving a white Hyundai Sonata, Jones said. The names and ages of the people struck were not immediately available. (more...)
I'm disappointed in Callum McManaman, admits Sunderland boss Chris Coleman I'm disappointed in Callum McManaman, admits Sunderland boss Chris Coleman
- December 03, 2017

Reading came out after the break and took the lead 7 minutes into the 2nd half adding a second and third. His moment of madness cost Sunderland dear and Coleman admits his side never recovered from the psychological blow. "Then we got a man sent off, everyone was flat, doom and gloom, then Reading bossed it for long periods". McManaman will now serve a one match ban and miss the trip to league leaders Wolves in the Championship next weekend. (more...)
Ex-MQM leader Saleem Shehzad announces to launch new political party Ex-MQM leader Saleem Shehzad announces to launch new political party
- December 03, 2017

While talking to media outside Karachi City Courts, Shehzad said he will announce the strategy of his party in Orangi on December 16. He said everyone is welcomed in his party other than those involved in "China Cutting" and "target killings". (more...)
Ameriprise Financial Inc. Has $51.71 Million Holdings in PTC Inc. (PTC)
- December 03, 2017

Nationwide Fund Advsrs holds 0% or 19,005 shares in its portfolio. PTC's quarterly revenue was up 6.3% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts anticipate that PTC will post 0.81 EPS for the current year. It now has negative earnings. It also develops Translarna, which is in Phase II clinical trials for the treatment of mucopolysaccharidosis type I caused by nonsense mutation, nonsense mutation aniridia, and nonsense mutation Dravet syndrome/CDKL5; and RG7916 that is in Phase ... (more...)