Medicine


Oscar Pistorius approaches Constitutional Court to appeal murder sentence Oscar Pistorius approaches Constitutional Court to appeal murder sentence
- December 19, 2017

A court last month increased Pistorius's sentence for murdering Reeva Steenkamp to 13 years in the latest stage of a long court battle since his trial in 2014. Pistorius served only 10 months of the five-year sentence in prison before being released and put under house arrest. Pistorius also tried to take the murder conviction to the Constitutional Court, South Africa's highest tribunal, but it refused to hear the matter. (more...)
Reliance Jio again extends its 'triple cashback offer' till Dec 25 Reliance Jio again extends its 'triple cashback offer' till Dec 25
- December 19, 2017

As per details on the Jio website, the telco is offering 100 percent cashback vouchers worth Rs 400 in the form of eight vouchers of Rs 50 on every recharge of Rs 399 or above. According to NDTV article, To recall, the cashback vouchers are provided by Reliance Jio itself, apart from payment wallets, as well as fashion and retail websites. (more...)
Bigg Boss Season 11: All participant of the Bigg Boss got punished Bigg Boss Season 11: All participant of the Bigg Boss got punished
- December 19, 2017

Suyyash Rai who had openly supported Shilpa when Hina misbehaved with her also seemed disappointed with her. Everyone tried to stop him but he did not listened and at last ate the food. All Contestants Are Nominated Except Hina! Bigg Boss nominates all the contestants except Hina for the eviction. All contestants were shown a clipping of fellow contestants discussing their nomination choice. (more...)
Vermont prison inmate dies at midstate prison Vermont prison inmate dies at midstate prison
- December 19, 2017

It "appears [his death] was related to an illness", she said. He moved to the state prison in Camp Hill, in June. Rodgers had been serving a 30-to-70-year sentence for maiming following the lye attack in Thetford in 2007 and his conviction several years later, according to Burlington Free Press archives. (more...)
WSU extends Mike Leach's contract through the 2022 football season WSU extends Mike Leach's contract through the 2022 football season
- December 19, 2017

No. 18 WSU faces No. 16 Michigan State in the Holiday Bowl next week. After more than a month of contract talks, Washington State University and football coach Mike Leach agreed to an extension through the 2022 season that will pay him almost $20 million over the next five seasons, the university announced Monday. (more...)
FDA plans to get aggressive on homeopathic drugs FDA plans to get aggressive on homeopathic drugs
- December 19, 2017

Although the agency says its intentions are not to remove all homeopathic products from the United States market, FDA will take targeted actions. An especial concern has been contamination with hazardous ingredients, or homeopathic products sold for serious conditions for which there are proven treatments. (more...)
Gov. Says Senator Should Resign Over Misconduct Allegations Gov. Says Senator Should Resign Over Misconduct Allegations
- December 19, 2017

The Philadelphia Inquirer quoted former party, campaign and legislative aides, some anonymously, who accused the 56-year-old of behavior ranging from making sexualized jokes and comments to touching they considered inappropriate. Leach , who represents DE and Montgomery counties in Harrisburg, has been a state lawmaker since 2003. Tom Wolf said Sunday a state senator should resign over published allegations he behaved inappropriately toward women. (more...)
NJ Assemblyman To Introduce Bill Counteracting Net Neutrality NJ Assemblyman To Introduce Bill Counteracting Net Neutrality
- December 19, 2017

Demonstrators rally outside the Federal Communication Commission building to protest against the end of net neutrality rules in Washington , D.C., on December 14, 2017. It sets a risky precedent for other governments who may want to follow suit, not only to put some extra profit into the pockets of corporate allies, but also to gain even more control over what their citizens can see and do online. (more...)
Featured Stock for Investors: Humana Inc. (HUM)
- December 19, 2017

The insurance provider reported $3.39 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $3.27 by $0.12. About 664,016 shares traded. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Hold" on Friday, July 7. The firm earned "Overweight" rating on Thursday, November 10 by JP Morgan. Finally, ClariVest Asset Management LLC bought a new position in shares of Humana in the third quarter worth approximately $144,000. (more...)
Bill O'Brien has no intention of quitting on Texans Bill O'Brien has no intention of quitting on Texans
- December 19, 2017

I was raised in a family that believes in family, faith, education. "So, I never will". O'Brien said last week that his agent hasn't had any extension talks with the club and his future in the job was a topic of conversation again on Monday. (more...)
9 tips for avoiding risky fire hazards this Christmas 9 tips for avoiding risky fire hazards this Christmas
- December 19, 2017

Make sure the tree is placed away from any heat sources. The New York Post picked up the story with the headline: "this is the saddest state capital Christmas tree ". Back under the previous administration, Governor Chafee ignited major controversy when he chose call it a holiday tree instead of Christmas tree . (more...)
This Family Doesn't Feel Pain Thanks To Rare Gene Mutation This Family Doesn't Feel Pain Thanks To Rare Gene Mutation
- December 18, 2017

What this could mean is that the researchers, if able to study the gene mutations that cause loss of pain among the family members, could replicate the same in other patients to relieve them of pain. He said the team was working towards understanding why they did not respond similarly to pain and this could help the scientists find new approaches to pain medications. (more...)
Synchrony Financial (SYF) Receives Coverage Optimism Score of 0.06
- December 18, 2017

See remarks at Synchrony Financial, MELITO DAVID P on 2017-12-04 Sell 1881 shares of the company at a price of $38. Can grew its stake in Synchrony Financial (NYSE: SYF ) by 1.6% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. (more...)
At least 40 more northern Rakhine villages burned since October, says HRW At least 40 more northern Rakhine villages burned since October, says HRW
- December 18, 2017

Since August 25, over 600,000 Rohingya Muslims have crossed from Myanmar's western Rakhine state into Bangladesh , according to the UN. Dozens of buildings were burned the same week Myanmar and Bangladesh signed a memorandum of understanding on November 23 to begin returning refugees from Bangladesh within two months, HRW said in a report. (more...)
Killed, Food Trucks Hijacked As Boko Haram Attacks UN Convoy Killed, Food Trucks Hijacked As Boko Haram Attacks UN Convoy
- December 18, 2017

WFP in its confirmation email was silent about the abduction of the three other persons. The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Activities (UNOCHA) had in its October report expressed concern that some remote locations of Borno State could not be assessed by humanitarian workers due to activities of the insurgents. (more...)
Arsenal Great Thierry Henry arrives Nigeria Arsenal Great Thierry Henry arrives Nigeria
- December 18, 2017

Fans watched the day's English Premiership Match between West Brom and Manchester United at the venue which ended 1-2 in favour of Man U. Henry, also affectionately called the vavazoom, played alongside Nigeria's Nwankwo Kanu in trophy laiden era for the North London club. (more...)
Time to worry about the flu? Not yet, says Thurston County health official Time to worry about the flu? Not yet, says Thurston County health official
- December 18, 2017

High risk patients are more likely to die or be hospitalized from the flu. "That is why I am urging two and three year olds to get vaccinated". The number of deaths attributed to this flu season in Alberta has risen to 13. James Health Center in downtown San Jose on a daily basis to get the vaccine, according to Dr. Benjamin Hernandez, who has worked there for almost three decades. (more...)
Drug tycoon Barry Sherman found dead with wife Drug tycoon Barry Sherman found dead with wife
- December 18, 2017

Ontario health minister Eric Hoskins described the couple as "wonderful human beings". "My dear friends Barry and Honey Sherman have been found dead". "All of us at Apotex are deeply shocked and saddened by this news and our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this time". But Barry Sherman was not without controversy. (more...)
KCDC suspects bacterial infection behind death of 4 infants KCDC suspects bacterial infection behind death of 4 infants
- December 18, 2017

The babies were in incubators at intensive care unit at Ewha Womans University Medical Center in Mokdong when they apparently went into cardiac arrest. Hospital staff say they do not know what caused the cardiac arrests but told police they did "not seem to have originated from a contagious cause". Police said that by the time they received a call from the hospital, the four had already died. (more...)
Caxton Associates LP Grows Stake in Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU)
- December 18, 2017

Eaton Corp. Plc now has $34.38B valuation. The stock increased 5.20% or $2.62 during the last trading session, reaching $52.99. The shares were sold at an average price of $27.66, for a total value of $753,513.72. Leonetti And Limited holds 194,150 shares or 1.64% of its portfolio. (NYSE:AZO). Private Advisor Grp Inc holds 525 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Engineers Gate Manager Ltd Partnership holds 0.34% in Micron Technology, Inc. (more...)
Randy Sanders set to be named ETSU's next head football coach Randy Sanders set to be named ETSU's next head football coach
- December 18, 2017

ETSU named Sanders as its new football coach Sunday. Sanders was the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach for Phillip Fulmer until midway through the 2005 season before resigning in the midst of a 5-6 season for the Vols. Sanders will replace Carl Torbush, who spent three years as the Bucs' head coach after stops as Ole Miss, Alabama, Texas A&M and Mississippi State's defensive coordinators. (more...)
California's Bureau of Cannabis Control Issues First Licenses for Commercial Cannabis Activity California's Bureau of Cannabis Control Issues First Licenses for Commercial Cannabis Activity
- December 18, 2017

The first retail shop license went to Tony Hall at Torrey Holistics located in San Diego. Experts have noted that the legality of distributing marijuana in California largely depends on the local laws, and that different cities and counties within California "seemingly constantly change their minds and their laws on what MCRSA (Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act) businesses and which operators they're going to allow within their borders". (more...)
Copart (CPRT) Upgraded by BidaskClub to Buy
- December 18, 2017

Quantum Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Copart Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $10.20B market cap company. The stock increased 0.61% or $0.82 during the last trading session, reaching $135.19. Cowen & Co maintained Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC) rating on Thursday, August 3. The stock has "Hold" rating by Jefferies on Friday, January 15. (more...)
The US Navy Commissioned USS Little Rock into active service The US Navy Commissioned USS Little Rock into active service
- December 17, 2017

The new high-tech cruiser is the second Navy warship to bear the name of the City of Little Rock. "The future USS Little Rock represents much more than the state capital of Arkansas, it represents service", said Secretary of the Navy Richard V. (more...)
Third Point Reinsurance (NYSE:TPRE) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Keefe, Bruyette & Woods
- December 17, 2017

The company has market cap of $1.62 billion. The stock increased 1.02% or $0.18 during the last trading session, reaching $17.82. It has outperformed by 17.82% the S&P500. Citigroup Inc. now owns 15,304 shares of the insurance provider's stock valued at $212,000 after purchasing an additional 10,736 shares during the period. (more...)
American Homes 4 Rent (NYSE:AMH) Upgraded to "Outperform" by Evercore ISI
- December 17, 2017

The stock increased 0.40% or $0.26 during the last trading session, reaching $64.79. In the last quarter, insiders acquired 1,670,950 shares of company stock worth $35,816,444. (NASDAQ:AMD) or 82,709 shares. Boston Prtn reported 3.35 million shares or 0.1% of all its holdings. 3,311 are owned by Bancorp Of Montreal Can. Heitman Real Estate Securities Llc, which manages about $2.16 billion and $1.60B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Alexandria Real Estate Equitie (NYSE:ARE) by 31,699 ... (more...)
Cabinet approves bill to replace Medical Council of India Cabinet approves bill to replace Medical Council of India
- December 17, 2017

Meanwhile, the Indian Medical Association (IMA), the largest body of doctors in India, yesterday demanded the rollback of National Medical Commission, claiming it will cripple the medical profession. The new commission will also have the power to frame guidelines for fees for up to 40% seats in private colleges and deemed universities. The 25-member NMC will have 12 ex-officio members, including four presidents of boards from leading medical institutions such as AIIMS and the ICMR; 11 ... (more...)
Health commissioner: Influenza prevalent in NY Health commissioner: Influenza prevalent in NY
- December 17, 2017

H3N2 predominated there, too. "Folks feel that's a harbinger for us all to have a bad season", Rupp said. A positivity rate of more than 10 percent indicates that flu transmission is occurring in the community, and the peril is likely to persist for months. (more...)
CDC gets list of 7 banned words
- December 17, 2017

Seven dirty words. Trump administration officials tell staff at top USA public health agency to avoid certain words and phrases in official documents. The reaction to the people in the meeting, when told of this was "incredulous", the analyst said. 'HHS will continue to use the best scientific evidence available to improve the health of all Americans . (more...)
Kim Shin-wook scores twice, South Korea wins EAFF E-1 title Kim Shin-wook scores twice, South Korea wins EAFF E-1 title
- December 17, 2017

Player of the Year Yu Kobayashi gave Japan a third minute lead from the penalty spot in Tokyo. Japan's misery was compounded when Yeom Ki Hun's 69th-minute free kick took a deflection off Kobayashi to seal the win. Jung Woo-Young stepped up to lash his shot beyond Kosuke Nakamura. South Korea reacted to the early setback by pinning Japan back in its own half, and after going close twice in the space of two minutes, the visitors scored the equalizer. (more...)