Medicine


Gerber announces first Gerber announces first "spokesbaby" with down syndrome
- February 08, 2018

Lucas Warren from Dalton, Ga., was chosen from more than 140,000 constants as the victor of Gerber's 2018 Spokesbaby contest. Bill Partyka, CEO and President of Gerber said that it was Lucas's smile and happy expression that captured his team's heart and to bestow the honor on him. (more...)
House Passes Short-Term Spending Bill, But It's A Hard Sell In Senate House Passes Short-Term Spending Bill, But It's A Hard Sell In Senate
- February 08, 2018

But the plan still needs to pass the House, where it's already facing strong headwinds. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell reached a two-year budget agreement on Wednesday with Minority Leader Charles Schumer . In a statement, Ryan said , "This agreement delivers on our commitment to fully fund our national defense - no more short-term ploys and patches". (more...)
Sangamo Therapeutics Inc (SGMO) VP Edward R. Conner Sells 5000 Shares
- February 08, 2018

Citigroup (C) now has $192.50B valuation. The stock increased 10.18% or $2 during the last trading session, reaching $21.65. About 968,565 shares traded or 687.20% up from the average. (NASDAQ:SGMO) or 31,000 shares. VP & Chief Medical Officer Conner Edward R. has sold 5,000 shares of Sangamo Therapeutics, Inc . (NASDAQ:SGMO) or 5,000 shares. (more...)
Kindred Healthcare (KND) — Stock Trending Alert
- February 08, 2018

KND's profit will be $19.21 million for 10.90 P/E if the $0.21 EPS becomes a reality. The company's quarterly revenue was down 5.5% compared to the same quarter last year. Therefore 20% are positive. Kindred Healthcare (NYSE: KND)'s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve month stands at 0.13, whereas its price to book ratio for the most recent quarters is at 2.61. (more...)
GSK's ViiV JV Files Patent Infringement Claim Against Gilead GSK's ViiV JV Files Patent Infringement Claim Against Gilead
- February 08, 2018

The once-daily single tablet regimen combines the novel investigational integrase strand transfer inhibitor bictegravir with emtricitabine/tenofovir alafenamide (FTC/TAF; marketed as Descovy). The Gilead drug's wholesale price, about $36,000 a year, is in line with current therapies, according to Guggenheim Securities. Biktarvy's label warns it could exacerbate hepatitis B symptoms in some patients and requires liver function monitoring in those patients. (more...)
Delhi youth dies after neck slit by wire between police barricades Delhi youth dies after neck slit by wire between police barricades
- February 08, 2018

The SHO of Netaji Subhash Place was sent to the district line. The deceased has been identified as 21-year-old Abhishek Kumar, who worked for a private taxi service, was on his way back from a wedding at about 1 am on Wednesday night when the accident happened. (more...)
Vodafone VoLTE launched in Mumbai, Delhi-NCR and Gujarat Vodafone VoLTE launched in Mumbai, Delhi-NCR and Gujarat
- February 08, 2018

Now today, Vodafone has officially announced the launch of VoLTE in Gujarat, albeit in Surat and Ahmedabad only. If your mobile's model name is reflected, and you are based in the Delhi NCR, Ahmedabad, Surat or Mumbai, then you will be able to use VoLTE once you activate the service. (more...)
British Tabloid Slams Trump Over Healthcare Comments British Tabloid Slams Trump Over Healthcare Comments
- February 08, 2018

Dr Lauren Gavaghan tweeted: 'It's really good of him to highlight the abject failures of the Conservative govt in funding & staffing our NHS . In the interview he blamed immigration for increasing pressure on the NHS and said it's at "breaking point" due to the service being overloaded. (more...)
Northwest Bancshares (NWBI): Share Price Drips Lower -0.48%
- February 08, 2018

It is also exposed to weakness in its equipment business. Alliancebernstein Ltd Partnership has 0% invested in Calgon Carbon Corporation (NYSE: CCC ). Over the last 52-weeks, shares have moved 0.31%. Now we move forward to see the historical returns of Calgon Carbon Corporation which is U.S. based stock. (more...)
Cancer 'vaccine' eliminated tumors in mice; human trials on the way Cancer 'vaccine' eliminated tumors in mice; human trials on the way
- February 08, 2018

Levy was quoted as saying. "This approach bypasses the need to identify tumor-specific immune targets and doesn't require wholesale activation of the immune system or customization of a patient's immune cells", said Dr. Furthermore, some of re-activated T-cells leave the cancerous formation and spread into other parts of the body, curing tumors located in other places. (more...)
Killed in Apparent Robbery at Brooklyn Home, Police Say Killed in Apparent Robbery at Brooklyn Home, Police Say
- February 08, 2018

Officers found the man and woman unconscious, each with stab wounds. A husband and wife who own a religious articles store were stabbed to death by a masked attacker outside their Brooklyn home on Wednesday, law enforcement sources said. The man, Stephenson Bonaparte, was pronounced dead at Kings County Hospital. The police said no arrests had been made. Neighbors say the couple lived in the house with their daughter and granddaughter. (more...)
Brexit: Theresa May's war cabinet to hold crunch meeting today Brexit: Theresa May's war cabinet to hold crunch meeting today
- February 08, 2018

On Wednesday, she told this website, "The EU is clearly expecting Britain to be a passive rule-taker during any transition period". But Mr Rees-Mogg, speaking on the eve of the first of two crucial meetings of the so-called "Brexit war cabinet" of senior ministers, told Sky News: It's not something we could accept. (more...)
Young Hyderabad couple jumps into lake with two minor daughters, all dead Young Hyderabad couple jumps into lake with two minor daughters, all dead
- February 08, 2018

Manipadige Ramesh, a resident of Kondapur village in Ghatkesar, married Manasa, in 2014. In October past year, the bodies of five members of a family, who had allegedly killed themselves, were found near Narsingi on the outskirts of Hyderabad . (more...)
Quack held for infecting 46 with HIV Quack held for infecting 46 with HIV
- February 08, 2018

Unqualified medical practitioners in India are routinely arrested for posing as doctors - a shortage of official doctors leads many to seek out these so-called "quacks". Rajesh is accused of treating patients of nearby villages from a temporary clinic operating from a hut on the Station Road in Bangarmau and Palia village. (more...)
'Charmed' Reboot: CW Casting Breakdowns Reveal New Sister Trio and LGBTQ Twist 'Charmed' Reboot: CW Casting Breakdowns Reveal New Sister Trio and LGBTQ Twist
- February 08, 2018

She's described as "the opposite of her feminist sister", as a pilates-practicing, cheerleading college student "with a desire to fit in" and the power of hearing people's thoughts. Here%u2019s the thing. Until you ask us to rewrite it like Brad Kern did weekly don%u2019t even think of capitalizing on our hard work. Milano herself simply praised Charmed fans as "the best of the best". (more...)
Maldives President Declares State Of Emergency As Crisis Worsens Maldives President Declares State Of Emergency As Crisis Worsens
- February 08, 2018

China views the Maldives as key to its Maritime Silk Road project in the Indian Ocean as it has already acquired Hambantota port in Sri Lanka and Djibouti in the Horn of Africa. Last Thursday the court dismissed charges of terrorism against nine opposition leaders, and reinstated 12 legislators who lost their seats when they moved to the opposition in 2017. (more...)
Worldwide diplomacy, not force, could be the way forward in Maldives: China Worldwide diplomacy, not force, could be the way forward in Maldives: China
- February 08, 2018

They were not occupiers but liberators. "This is why Maldivians look to India now". Nasheed has appealed to regional superpower India to send troops to the strategically located archipelago, which has grown increasingly close to regional rival China under Yameen's leadership. (more...)
Hospitals should sell e-cigarettes and allow patients to vape Hospitals should sell e-cigarettes and allow patients to vape
- February 08, 2018

Public Health England (PHE) has released a controversial document stating patients should be allowed to vape in side-rooms and purchase e-cigarettes in hospital shops to help stop them smoking regular cigarettes. "Some hospitals will decide, especially with their longer-term patients or patients who don't have a choice whether they are there or not, where it will be appropriate to have spaces indoors to have spaces where vaping is permitted". (more...)
Eight burnt to death in Ogun tanker accident
- February 08, 2018

He said the truck had hit the tanker by the side and spilled its contents on the road, and later caught fire. Akinbiyi explained that the casualties were people inside the container. The accident, which occurred at about 11:25am, occurred near the sandcrete within 5km radius of where RCC diverted traffic to enable repairs of the weakened bridges around the sections of the expressway. (more...)
Optimistic attitudes about growing older cut back danger of dementia Optimistic attitudes about growing older cut back danger of dementia
- February 08, 2018

For the new research, a team led by Becca Levy of the Yale School of Public Health used survey results from the Health and Retirement Study , which is conducted every other year by the University of Michigan Institute of Social Research. (more...)