Medicine


Health officials: 13 people have died from the flu this season Health officials: 13 people have died from the flu this season
- January 06, 2018

The Knox County Health Department is offering free flu vaccinations. Dr. Mark Rasnake is an infectious disease doctor and hospital epidemiologist at the University of Tennessee Medical Center. There are two main types of flu - A and B, with the one circulating in the United Kingdom a type of A known as H3N2, which was responsible for a number of deaths in Australia during their winter, hence the name. (more...)
US Bancorp (NYSE:USB) Holdings Cut by Viking Fund Management LLC US Bancorp (NYSE:USB) Holdings Cut by Viking Fund Management LLC
- January 06, 2018

It has outperformed by 18.29% the S&P500. Cadence Bank NA acquired a new position in U.S. Bancorp during the 3rd quarter valued at about $201,000. Moody Comml Bank Division holds 0.07% or 24,781 shares. Twin Tree Management LP boosted its stake in U.S. Bancorp by 63.2% during the second quarter. Hl Ltd Company holds 1.11 million shares or 1.59% of its portfolio. (more...)
Jeopardy host Alex Trebek announces brain surgery, show on hiatus Jeopardy host Alex Trebek announces brain surgery, show on hiatus
- January 06, 2018

Alex Trebek has had brain surgery for blood clots after a fall three months ago, producers of " Jeopardy! " said Thursday. "Prognosis is excellent, and I expect to be back in the studio and taping more Jeopardy! programs very, very soon". (more...)
Harsh winter weather and dangerously cold wind chills Harsh winter weather and dangerously cold wind chills
- January 06, 2018

The National Weather Service says that travel will be "very hazardous or impsosible", and encourages motorists to keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in their auto if they have to travel. About 12 inches of snow are expected in Boston, as well as the eastern and central parts of the state. Wednesday is a contender for Day 9 of the cold spell, with highs near 29 degrees in the forecast with the heaviest snow falling after midnight. (more...)
Alcohol damages DNA, increases cancer risk, new study says Alcohol damages DNA, increases cancer risk, new study says
- January 06, 2018

The rodents that were engineered to lack the enzymes were four times more likely to have their DNA damaged by alcohol than regular mice. Their study, which was funded by Cancer Research U.K., is published this week in the journal Nature . (more...)
"Enhanced Policing Plan" For Newcastle V Luton
- January 06, 2018

Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez will now have to look elsewhere in his bid to strengthen his attack and there are a few other names that have cropped up in recent days. "Now I have to focus on trying to bring the best out of my players and win games and see how far we can go". "I have come up against him actually once in my career, when he was the manager of (Spanish club) Extremadura and I was (a player) at Badajoz, and they got promoted (to La Liga) instead of us by one goal". (more...)
Iran mocks Trump 'blunder' as government supporters rally Iran mocks Trump 'blunder' as government supporters rally
- January 06, 2018

However, the Trump administration has denied a role in the protests. Iranian worshippers chant slogans while they burn a representation of USA flag during a rally against anti-government protestors after the Friday prayer ceremony in Tehran, Iran , Jan. (more...)
Snow moving out of North Carolina, cold temperatures stay Snow moving out of North Carolina, cold temperatures stay
- January 06, 2018

In central Florida, the state's largest theme parks announced that water attractions such as Disney's Typhoon Lagoon, Universal Orlando's Volcano Bay and SeaWorld's Aquatica were closed Wednesday because of the cold snap. Temperatures are not expected to get above freezing, Dale said, and conditions on the roads will likely worsen. Forecasters warned that the same system could soon strengthen into a "bomb cyclone" as it rolls up the East Coast, bringing hurricane-force winds, coastal ... (more...)
Heinz packet found inside woman who believed she was suffering from Crohn's Heinz packet found inside woman who believed she was suffering from Crohn's
- January 06, 2018

It turns out that it was actually a Heinz packet that was piercing her intestine. The case was part of a study for the British Medical Journal , and doctors said it was the first case of ingested plastic packaging mimicking the symptoms of Crohn's disease. (more...)
Hoda Kotb doesn't need $25 million a year Hoda Kotb doesn't need $25 million a year
- January 06, 2018

On Wednesday's show, Kotb said she was overwhelmed by the celebrity support she's received since landing the big promotion, which has included sweet messages from Reese Witherspoon, Ellen DeGeneres, Mindy Kaling, Rod Stewart and more . On Tuesday, the NBC morning show officially announced Kotb was taking over Lauer's co-hosting duties alongside Savannah Guthrie , after Lauer was sacked in November for "inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace ". (more...)
RS nominations: Kejriwal assailed by dissident voices inside and outside AAP RS nominations: Kejriwal assailed by dissident voices inside and outside AAP
- January 06, 2018

AAP leader Kumar Vishwas while speaking to media on Wednesday. At his poetic and literary best Vishwas also congratulated the chief minister for the other two nominees, saying he was not familiar with their names. Today, I accept the martyrdom. "The whole nation is watching (whatever is happening to me), lakhs of party workers are watching, this will definitely end, these people are living in an imaginary world of themselves", he opined. (more...)
Despite dismal reviews, Netflix green lights sequel to 'Bright,' starring Will Smith
- January 06, 2018

The only core Bright team member not returning for the sequel is Max Landis , the controversial screenwriter who penned the script for the first film. Bright also tried to address sensitive topics such as racism, but failed pathetically - remember, "Today, fairy lives don't matter". The film followed LA-based cop procedurals that Ayer has made including End of Watch , Street Kings and Harsh Times , only this world melded an Alien Nation element: Smith's cop partners with an Orc ... (more...)
Watch Fleetwood Town's homecoming video with former striker Jamie Vardy Watch Fleetwood Town's homecoming video with former striker Jamie Vardy
- January 06, 2018

This is Fleetwood's first match against a top-flight side - however, manager Uwe Rosler has won three of his last four managerial meetings against Premier League opponents, beating Crystal Palace, Cardiff and Man City in the 2013/14 FA Cup with Wigan Athletic. (more...)
Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX) Short Interest & Technical Update
- January 06, 2018

The company's institutional ownership is monitored at 95.9 percent. Antipodean Advisors Llc who had been investing in Exact Sciences Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $6.86 billion market cap company. Benchmark maintained Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ: STX ) rating on Thursday, October 15. The stock of Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ: STX ) earned "Sector Weight" rating by Pacific Crest on Friday, October 16. (more...)
Stock Seesawing Amidst Rampant Activity: Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG)
- January 06, 2018

Shelton Capital Management decreased Celgene Corp ( CELG ) stake by 9.42% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. The company during the last trade was able to reach a volume of 1.22 million shares. As per Friday, February 5, the company rating was initiated by Leerink Swann. The New York-based Centre Asset Limited Liability has invested 1.52% in Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG). (more...)
It's Snowing In Florida And People Are Loving It It's Snowing In Florida And People Are Loving It
- January 06, 2018

The last time locals saw that much snow was in December 1989. Tallahassee wasn't the only Florida community to be impacted by the winter storm. This morning, troopers closed a 50-mile stretch of Interstate 10 east of Tallahassee due to ice. (more...)
Who will take over the role of Thomas S. Monson? Who will take over the role of Thomas S. Monson?
- January 06, 2018

President Monson, who had been battling serious health issues for the last few years, stopped attending general meetings with the Church back in May. President Nelson is unlikely to deviate much from President Monson's conservative course, Professor Cannon said. (more...)
Red Cross experiencing blood donation shortage Red Cross experiencing blood donation shortage
- January 06, 2018

They are in critical need of O negative, which is considered a universal donor and B negative because it is so rare. The severe weather conditions have impacted the number of people able to leave their houses to give blood, while causing the number of blood drive cancellations and donor center closures to surge. (more...)
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co (BMY) Upgraded to Bristol-Myers Squibb Co (BMY) Upgraded to "Hold" by Vetr Inc
- January 06, 2018

Bristol-Myers Squibb (NYSE: BMY ) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, January 26th. It has underperformed by 39.89% the S&P500. Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietary) Ltd owns 8,867 shares. Naples Global Advsr Limited Co holds 0.35% or 16,619 shares. Tradewinds Cap Management Limited Liability Company invested in 14,977 shares. (more...)
50 killed in fresh herdsmen attack in Nigeria state: governor 50 killed in fresh herdsmen attack in Nigeria state: governor
- January 06, 2018

On the arrest of an online publisher by members of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) recently, he said it was the duty of the police to respond any time a crime was committed. "The next action to be taken has been discussed and you will see a robust security all round to ensure that lives and property are safe". "There are so many measures". (more...)