Medicine


Altria Group (NYSE:MO) Releases FY18 Earnings Guidance
- March 17, 2018

The stock increased 0.24% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $37.94. Altria Group Inc has a one year low of $60.01 and a one year high of $77.79. In other news, CEO Brian W. Quigley sold 3,464 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, March 2nd. Altria Group declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock buyback program on Thursday, February 1st that allows the company to buyback $1.00 billion in outstanding shares. (more...)
Nerve agent row: Russian Federation expels 23 British diplomats amid increasing tensions Nerve agent row: Russian Federation expels 23 British diplomats amid increasing tensions
- March 17, 2018

Former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal, 66, and his daughter Yulia, 33, were found unconscious on a bench outside a shopping center in Britain's southwestern city of Salisbury on March 4. Earlier Britain's foreign secretary, Boris Johnson, accused the Russian president, Vladimir Putin , of ordering the poisoning of Sergei Skripal and his daughter, who are in critical condition. (more...)
FDA Considers Reducing Nicotine In Cigarettes FDA Considers Reducing Nicotine In Cigarettes
- March 17, 2018

As the agency expects the initiative to bring smoking rates down from the current 15% to 1.4%, the world's leading tobacco companies, already facing heightened pressure from business groups, governments, media and consumers at large, could see demand for their flagship product fall further. (more...)
Brokerages Set Impax Laboratories Inc (IPXL) Target Price at $20.78
- March 17, 2018

Vaughan Nelson Investment Management Lp who had been investing in Packaging Corp Amer for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $11.32B market cap company. (NASDAQ:IPXL) for 9,984 shares. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale reported 13,100 shares. (NASDAQ:IPXL). Tcw Grp holds 0.01% or 49,643 shares in its portfolio. (more...)
Scotland weather: More snow and ice expected along east coast Scotland weather: More snow and ice expected along east coast
- March 17, 2018

With bitter windchill surging towards the United Kingdom from Europe, temperatures could feel closer to -11C in some places after a week of largely mild conditions. Met Office spokeswoman, Nicky Maxey said: "We start to see colder air coming in from the east then as we go through Friday and into Saturday and when that cold air meets that band of rain on the east side of the country, there's a chance that some of that rain could turn to snow over higher ground". (more...)
FDA puts clinical hold on Solid Biosciences' Duchenne gene therapy trial
- March 17, 2018

Solid shares plummeted more than 57 percent in after-hours trading on Wednesday. The stock has performed well - reaching a high at one point of $33 per share, despite the company disclosing in Security and Exchange Commission filings days prior to its IPO that there had been a partial clinical hold put in place by the FDA for its IGNITE DMD trial due to manufacturing concerns related to the high dose of the therapy. (more...)
'ISL final against Chennaiyin is most important game of my life' 'ISL final against Chennaiyin is most important game of my life'
- March 17, 2018

We have confidence knowing that we have won here before. "Given that we are not the only team that has won here, we know that BFC aren't infallible at home", said Gregory on the eve of the final. Over at Pune, it ended as a goalless stalemate but led by skipper Sunil Chhetri's hat-trick in the return leg, the Albert Roca-coached side emerged 3-1 winners to become the first team to book a place in the final. (more...)
Yellow fever kills four Brazil travelers; vaccination urged — CDC Yellow fever kills four Brazil travelers; vaccination urged — CDC
- March 17, 2018

Although Antonio Carlos Nardi, MD, Brazil's Deputy Health Minister previously stated Brazil is not in the midst of a yellow fever outbreak , and instead only seeing an increase in cases, the country ramped up their vaccination efforts, vaccinating 5,525,080 individuals as of February 28, 2018, according to the WHO. (more...)
United States abortion rate decreased by more than half United States abortion rate decreased by more than half
- March 17, 2018

The work, conducted with support from six private foundations, found that abortions done in a clinic or with drugs appear to be safe in the vast majority of cases. While researchers concluded abortions were safe and effective, they noted the quality of abortion care was dependent on where women live, as some states have regulations that can interfere with safe abortions. (more...)
Finally IndiGo Decides For Partial Shifting To T2 From March 25 Finally IndiGo Decides For Partial Shifting To T2 From March 25
- March 17, 2018

As part of the move, IndiGo will operate as many as 10 sectors-Amritsar, Bagdogra, Bengaluru, Bhubaneshwar, Chennai, Raipur, Srinagar, Udaipur, Vadodara and Vishakhapatnam-with 6E2000-6E 2999 flight numbers, Delhi International Airport said in a statement today. (more...)
Judge who refused to perform same-sex marriages suspended for three years Judge who refused to perform same-sex marriages suspended for three years
- March 17, 2018

Only once did a same-sex couple's request come in, but Day was genuinely not available, so the judicial assistant did not have to lie when denying the request. Day later claimed the referee had assaulted him. Day is also facing criminal charges related to the gun incident. "[Day] acted dishonestly and for his own self-benefit", the court wrote in a unanimously-endorsed opinion. (more...)
Pres. Trump: 'It looks like' Russian Federation poisoned ex-spy Pres. Trump: 'It looks like' Russian Federation poisoned ex-spy
- March 17, 2018

Mr Trump said it was a "very sad situation" that the United States was taking "very seriously". Russian Federation is expected to retaliate as it has denied involvement, whilst Jeremy Corbyn has not directly blamed Russian Federation for the attack and warned not to make decisions ahead of evidence. (more...)
$0.59 EPS Expected for Bank of America Corporation (BAC)
- March 17, 2018

About 23.42 million shares traded. Bank of America Corporation (NYSE: BAC ) has risen 58.64% since March 17, 2017 and is uptrending. Honeywell International Inc increased its stake in Voya Finl Inc (VOYA) by 50.02% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)
Cease and desist orders sent to medical marijuana businesses operating illegally Cease and desist orders sent to medical marijuana businesses operating illegally
- March 17, 2018

After new regulations took effect late previous year, MI pot shops were granted a window in which to continue operating, so long as they applied for a state license by February 15 and had local permission to stay in business. So in 2016, they passed new laws to regulate and tax the medical cannabis industry. That could rise even more dramatically if a proposal to legalize marijuana for adult recreational use gets on the November ballot and is passed by voters. (more...)
Dental Turbine Market Research Analysis 2018 to 2025 Dental Turbine Market Research Analysis 2018 to 2025
- March 17, 2018

Other important aspects that have been meticulously studied in the Veterinary Dental Delivery Systems market report is: Demand and supply dynamics, import and export scenario, industry processes and cost structures and major R&D initiatives. (more...)
John Stockton's son David signs 10-day contract with Utah Jazz John Stockton's son David signs 10-day contract with Utah Jazz
- March 17, 2018

He had nine assists and eight points in 33 minutes. David Stockton played college ball at the same school where his father played, Gonzaga University. John Stockton is considered one of the greatest point guards in National Basketball Association history. For the Jazz, Stockton should provide head coach Quin Snyder with some peace of mind after reserve floor general Raul Neto suffered a fractured left wrist that is expected to sideline him at least two weeks. (more...)
United Nations launches $951 mn appeal for Rohingya refugees United Nations launches $951 mn appeal for Rohingya refugees
- March 17, 2018

The Myanmar government has repeatedly denied accusations of genocide or ethnic cleansing against the Rohingya people, with U Aung Tun Thet, the chief coordinator of the Myanmar government body dedicated to the Rohingya crisis, saying that "we are not involved in anything at all", the New York Times reported. (more...)
The Millennium Management LLC Purchases 2302691 Shares of US Bancorp (USB)
- March 17, 2018

Swiss National Bank who had been investing in Costar Group Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $13.12B market cap company. KLCM Advisors Inc. 28,667 are held by North Star Investment Mngmt. Trading volume for U.S. Bancorp was 5.36 Million in its previous trading session. Los Angeles Cap Mgmt And Equity holds 0.01% or 99,906 shares in its portfolio. (more...)
Celgene Corp (CELG) Shareholder Factory Mutual Insurance Company Has Lowered Its Holding
- March 17, 2018

The stock decreased 2.22% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $1.76. About 1.57M shares traded. It has outperformed by 24.43% the S&P500. sell-side analysts expect that Celgene Co . will post 7.66 EPS for the current year. Leucadia National Corporation (NYSE:LUK) has risen 38.50% since March 16, 2017 and is uptrending. (more...)
Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) Shares Bought by Alexandria Capital LLC
- March 17, 2018

The stock decreased 1.13% or $0.83 during the last trading session, reaching $72.55. About 10.63 million shares traded. Activision Blizzard, Inc. has a 12-month low of $47.80 and a 12-month high of $79.63. Mizuho has "Buy" rating and $42 target. RBC Capital Markets maintained The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAIN) on Friday, January 15 with "Sector Perform" rating. (more...)