Medicine


Scale of attacks on children in conflicts shocking Scale of attacks on children in conflicts shocking
- December 28, 2017

UNICEF also stated that in Iraq and Syria, children had been repeatedly used as human shields, the escalation of conflict in the Central African Republic had resulted in growing numbers of raped, killed and abducted children, and about 220,000 children from Eastern Ukraine lived "under constant threat of mines". (more...)
County Health Chief: Not Too Late for Flu Vaccination County Health Chief: Not Too Late for Flu Vaccination
- December 28, 2017

The number of influenza cases and related fatalities skyrocketed in the San Diego region last week, pushing the "flu season" totals to levels far ahead of the same time a year ago, county health officials reported on Wednesday. Receiving the flu vaccine is the most effective way to protect yourself and others from getting the flu. Symptoms of the flu include fever, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, muscle or body aches, headaches and fatigue. (more...)
Axis Bank dives 2% after Sebi order to probe data leak Axis Bank dives 2% after Sebi order to probe data leak
- December 28, 2017

Sebi noted that the messages circulated via WhatsApp nearly matched with the quarterly results of Axis Bank for June 2017, which were published subsequently. These include persons or members of committees involved in the generation of the original data for the objective of the determination of key figures such as gross non-performing assets (GNPA), net non-performing assets (NNPA), slippages, write-offs and current and saving account deposits (CASA). (more...)
Calamos Advisors LLC Acquires 22083 Shares of Celgene Co. (CELG)
- December 28, 2017

Celgene Corp Com now has $82.54B valuation. The stock decreased 2.99% or $0.18 during the last trading session, reaching $5.84. About 349,108 shares traded or 154.19% up from the average. (NYSE:HD) on Wednesday, August 16. It increased, as 67 investors sold ORCL shares while 498 reduced holdings. Shares for $1.97 million were sold by Roseborough Teresa Wynn. (more...)
Record-setting Christmas storm buries city in snow Record-setting Christmas storm buries city in snow
- December 28, 2017

It was a white Christmas in the United States, with snow falling from Seattle to a possible 50-inch total in western NY state. Wind chill advisories were also in effect for parts of Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire and NY. And a storm system brought the first white Christmas to Seattle in nine years. Downtown Portland, Oregon, also had a white Christmas; its sixth since 1884. (more...)
Parking charges net over £2million at Sunderland hospitals Parking charges net over £2million at Sunderland hospitals
- December 28, 2017

Hartlepool's MP has condemned parking charges after new figures show the town's hospital trust took in nearly £6million over three years. "The income from these auto park charges contribute to the provision of patient care and the maintenance of the vehicle parks, and the charges for parking at the hospital have remained unchanged for more than five years". (more...)
United Technologies Corporation (UTX) EPS Estimated At $1.56
- December 28, 2017

The stock is now showing healthy return of 0.34% throughout last week and witnessed Bullish return of 8.75% in one month period. 1,810,839 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 3,051,514. After having $1.73 EPS previously, United Technologies Corporation's analysts see -9.83 % EPS growth. RBC Capital Markets maintained United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX) rating on Friday, August 11. (more...)
California couple used drone to deliver drugs, police say California couple used drone to deliver drugs, police say
- December 28, 2017

According to City News Service , Ashley pleaded not guilty to all charges during a court appearance on Tuesday. Both are being held in lieu of $50,000 bail - Baldassarre at the Robert Presley Jail in Riverside, and Carroll at the Smith Correctional Facility in Banning. (more...)
Kids who eat fish are smarter, sleep better Kids who eat fish are smarter, sleep better
- December 28, 2017

While previous studies on omega-3s have separately established positive relationships with intelligence and sleep, the Penn team's study Scientific Reports represents the first investigation connect all three using pediatric diet instead of supplements. (more...)
Insys Therapeutics (NASDAQ:INSY) Stock Rating Upgraded by ValuEngine
- December 27, 2017

To cut down amount of noise on price chart, shares are of firm has 20 days moving average price of 37.43% from last close price of 8.20 and act as support or resistance of price limit. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. Jefferies has "Buy" rating and $22 target. (more...)
Gaming Disorder to be recognized as mental health condition Gaming Disorder to be recognized as mental health condition
- December 27, 2017

If "gaming disorder" is classified as a mental health disorder, insurance companies and doctors will have to recognize it as such. World Health Organization recognizing compulsive behavior when it comes to video games as a disorder doesn't mean that all video games are addictive. (more...)
It's happening! One of two baby eagles have hatched in Southwest Florida! It's happening! One of two baby eagles have hatched in Southwest Florida!
- December 27, 2017

Harriet and M15's first egg has begun to hatch right on schedule! A baby American bald eagle in Fort Myers, Florida. The second egg appeared at 5:36 p.m. When will the eggs hatch? The first egg was laid on November 19. The eagle cam is run by Dick Pritchett Real Estate and has been streaming Harriet and her mates since the 2012 nesting season. (more...)
Nursery Admission Process to Begin in Delhi Today Nursery Admission Process to Begin in Delhi Today
- December 27, 2017

For admission to pre-school (nursery), pre-primary (kindergarten) and Class I, the minimum age limit is three years, four years and five years respectively as on March 31 in the year in which admission is being sought. There is no upper age limit. The first list of selected candidates will be released on February 15. The schedule and rules apply to all private schools in the city, including the 298 schools built on government land. (more...)
Canadian Blood Services says 1200 donations needed over holidays Canadian Blood Services says 1200 donations needed over holidays
- December 27, 2017

The New Liskeard Blood Donor Clinic has 120 spots to fill. "Thank you. That's all I can say", Hall said about the blood donations she's received. Anyone interested in helping meet the holiday need for blood donations can book an appointment online or the clinic also accepts walk-ins. (more...)
Spirit Realty Capital's (SRC) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Mizuho
- December 27, 2017

Investors who are keeping close eye on the stock of Spirit Realty Capital, Inc . The lowest price the stock reached in the last trading day was $8.59 and compares with the $6.64 52-week low. Millennium Management Ltd Liability has 69,470 shares. Amp Invsts Limited reported 176,627 shares. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised Spirit Realty Capital from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $9.50 target price on the stock in a research note on Thursday, October 12th. (more...)
Calcium And Vitamin D Supplements Do Nothing For Older Adults Calcium And Vitamin D Supplements Do Nothing For Older Adults
- December 27, 2017

Researchers examined data from 33 previous trials with a total of more than 51,000 people aged 50 or older who were living in the community, not in nursing homes or other institutional settings. Researchers from China aimed to investigate whether calcium, vitamin D, or combined calcium/vitamin D supplements were tied to a reduced fracture incidence in community-dwelling older adults. (more...)
Ashes: Steve Smith hurts hand before Boxing Day Test Ashes: Steve Smith hurts hand before Boxing Day Test
- December 27, 2017

The star batsman was struck on the hand by a shot from Cameron Bancroft in the MCG nets on Sunday. The leading wicket-taker from the first three tests, all won by Australia, Starc was ruled out of the Melbourne match because of a bruised heel but hopes to be back for the series finale, starting in Sydney on January 4. (more...)
North Karnataka farmers call for bandh over Mahadayi river water issue North Karnataka farmers call for bandh over Mahadayi river water issue
- December 27, 2017

The BJP's protest was in retaliation to farmers protesting outside the BJP headquarters since three days. The farmers who had insisted that they would not withdraw the protest until Yeddyurappa visited them, were left disappointed after he gave no assurance.According to members of the Karnataka Raita Sene, Yeddyurappa said that he would solve the problem only if BJP was elected to power. (more...)
AIMPLB's request to withdraw Triple Talaq bill surprising: BJP AIMPLB's request to withdraw Triple Talaq bill surprising: BJP
- December 27, 2017

The president of the women's board, Shaista Amber, said she would tour the country to highlight the "real face" of the AIMPLB and its anti-women attitude. "The draft of the Bill states that triple talaq [talaq-e-biddat] and other forms of talaq will be banned", he said. The AIMPLB on Sunday requested the Central Government to withdraw and withhold the Triple Talaq bill. (more...)
RB DeMarco Murray RB DeMarco Murray "day to day" for Titans
- December 27, 2017

Speaking to the media Tuesday, head coach Mike Mularkey said the MRI results were "about what the team expected", per Jim Wyatt of the team's official website . Third-string running back David Fluellen could also see more playing time should the team decide to rule out the starting running back on Sunday. (more...)
'Die Hard' screenwriter says it is a Christmas movie 'Die Hard' screenwriter says it is a Christmas movie
- December 27, 2017

Fans have long debated the classic Bruce Willis flick's place as a Christmas movie. " Die Hard " was released in theaters in July 1988, but the plot takes place on Christmas Eve, when Willis, a NY police officer, comes home for the holidays and finds himself in a one-on-one battle with a group of terrorists who had hijacked his wife's company Christmas party in a sky-rise building in Los Angeles. (more...)
Opioid crisis blamed for second consecutive year of falling life spans Opioid crisis blamed for second consecutive year of falling life spans
- December 27, 2017

And it occurred despite an overall decline in mortality. Adults between the ages of 25 and 54 had the highest rate of drug overdose death. Disparities were also seen across gender lines. The report found that death rates per 100,000 people rose among young adults. Overdose death rates climbed about 10 percent per year between 1999 and 2006 before dropping to about 3 percent increase per year between 2006 and 2014. (more...)
Nigerian soldiers repel attack by insurgents Nigerian soldiers repel attack by insurgents
- December 27, 2017

The trained pharmacist said Nigeria is running a democracy where government is expected to be accountable and transparent so that they can gain the trust of the people, who he added, are the cornerstone of any democratic administration. Security sources added that, "We are now being mobilise to advance and the militants were said to be advancing toward the city. We need your prayers as usual". (more...)
Palo Alto Networks Inc (PANW) Shares Sold by Neuberger Berman Group LLC
- December 27, 2017

The company saw 0.65 million shares trade hands over the course of the day. The ERP5 of Palo Alto Networks, Inc. (NYSE: PANW ) has declined 16.31% since December 25, 2016 and is downtrending. Migdal Insurance & Financial Holdings Ltd. now owns 1,396 shares of the network technology company's stock worth $188,000 after purchasing an additional 322 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
Florida man attacks ATM; says it gave him too much cash Florida man attacks ATM; says it gave him too much cash
- December 27, 2017

Michael Joseph Oleksik from Merritt Island was arrested because he punched an ATM last month because it "was giving him too much money ". According to USA Today , 23-year-old Michael Joseph Oleksik is now facing a criminal mischief charge after his November 29 brawl with the Wells Fargo bank branch in Cocoa. (more...)
Marijuana use up among pregnant women Marijuana use up among pregnant women
- December 27, 2017

Use among women between the ages of 18 and 25 almost doubled during that time, from 9.8 percent in 2009 to 19 percent in 2016. "Marijuana use in pregnancy may be on the rise in part because the legalization of medical marijuana has made people think of the drug as less unsafe, even during pregnancy", said Barbara Yankey, a public health researcher at Georgia State University in Atlanta who wasn't involved in the study. (more...)
Flu On The Rise In Tri Flu On The Rise In Tri
- December 27, 2017

The government is to provide hepatitis A vaccines to infants starting next year, with about 200,000 children to benefit each year, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said yesterday. Some people claim to get slightly sick after getting the shot, other vaccine veterans say the shot hurts worse than the average immunisation ritual, and yet there are others who think getting vaccinated and taking store-bought medication are interchangeable. (more...)
Which Insider sold 12500 Shares Of Builders FirstSource, Inc. (BLDR)?
- December 27, 2017

The stock decreased 0.20% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $80.37. About 312,155 shares traded. Builders FirstSource, Inc . (NASDAQ: BLDR ) has risen 24.30% since December 26, 2016 and is uptrending. 101.77 million shares or 11.10% more from 91.60 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Following the completion of the transaction, the senior vice president now owns 179,805 shares of the company's stock, valued at $3,265,258.80. (more...)
Lennar Corporation (NYSE:LEN) Achieve New Highs
- December 27, 2017

About 3.92 million shares traded or 11.70% up from the average. Lennar Corporation (NYSE: LEN ) stock has seen a rise as of late. It has outperformed by 3.21% the S&P500. Lennar Co. (NYSE: LEN ) was the recipient of a large increase in short interest in November. Therefore 100% are positive. Electronic Arts had 76 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (more...)
Capital One Financial Cuts Stock Buyback Program On Tax Bill
- December 26, 2017

Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Friday, July 24 by JP Morgan. Cubist Systematic Strategies Limited Liability Company owns 1,006 shares or 0% of their USA portfolio. Endurance Wealth Mngmt stated it has 1,556 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. (more...)