Medicine


Six More Deaths Confirmed In Influenza Outbreak Six More Deaths Confirmed In Influenza Outbreak
- September 04, 2017

The death toll from an influenza outbreak in aged care homes has risen with a Tasmanian nursing home confirming six of its residents died last month during one of the "worst flu seasons ever". Health Minister Greg Hunt and Minister for Aged Care and Indigenous Health Ken Wyatt have announced that the Turnbull Government will investigate ways to boost vaccination rates among workers in aged care facilities, including making the flu vaccine compulsory, following an increase in flu deaths. (more...)
Rare white 'translucent' lobster caught by ME fisherman Rare white 'translucent' lobster caught by ME fisherman
- September 04, 2017

This lobster looks like a shining pearl of the sea. Alex Todd, from Chebeague Island, has hauled lobsters of different colors over years of lobstering but he said that those do not compare on the scale of weirdness when compared with a translucent crustacean that he caught in a trap. (more...)
Swine flu death toll climbs to 36 in Odisha Swine flu death toll climbs to 36 in Odisha
- September 04, 2017

Almost 1,100 people in India have been victimized and killed due to swine flu in the country, says a report. The spike in the number of cases is due to increased circulation of the MI strain. "However, if the fatalities are reported in people with relatively better immune system, then it's possible that the virus is behaving differently". The states of Maharashtra and Gujarat remains to be worst affected in the country. (more...)
Tide defense, special teams spark 24-7 win over Florida State Tide defense, special teams spark 24-7 win over Florida State
- September 04, 2017

He was put into an air cast on the Florida State sideline and carted off the field. Francois from sacked from behind on a rollout to his right by Alabama's Ronnie Harrison , a former standout at Florida High. 18 Miami the next week. "Unfortunately he's hurt, though". The Alabama defense turned in a dominating performance, the Florida State special teams endured a bad night, and one of the most anticipated opening games in college football history went to the top-ranked Crimson Tide. (more...)
Would-be organ donors urged to tell family of transplant wishes Would-be organ donors urged to tell family of transplant wishes
- September 04, 2017

According to NHS Blood and Transplant a total of 1,852,919 people in Yorkshire, including 731,000 in West Yorkshire, are now signed up to the organ donation register. "I was so poorly that they made me a priority", she recalled. 76 people in Buckinghamshire have died in the last ten years, waiting for a transplant. (more...)
Patients missing out on transplants as potential donors' wishes unknown Patients missing out on transplants as potential donors' wishes unknown
- September 04, 2017

And a survey found 80 per cent of people support organ donation, but only around 49 per cent have ever talked about it. Six people from Hartlepool have died in the last decade while waiting for organ transplants and 13 more are waiting for a life changing operation. (more...)
Celgene Corp (CELG) Position Raised by Trillium Asset Management Llc
- September 04, 2017

The days to cover increased to 3.0 and the percentage of shorted shares is 0.01% as of August 15. National Bank & Trust Of The West owns 0.07% invested in Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG) for 4,634 shares. Motco raised its stake in Celgene Corporation by 306.9% in the first quarter. 587.86 million shares or 1.69% more from 578.10 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. (more...)
Missing US Army soldier in Yemen crash declared dead Missing US Army soldier in Yemen crash declared dead
- September 04, 2017

For more information regarding Staff Sgt. Emil Rivera-Lopez, media may contact the United States Army Special Operations Command Public Affairs Office at 910-494-1589. U.S. Sen. John McCain also sent his condolences to Rivera-Lopez's family and friends via Twitter, saying that he and his wife were sending "heartfelt prayers". (more...)
Labour Brexit chief Keir Starmer denies party in chaos over single market Labour Brexit chief Keir Starmer denies party in chaos over single market
- September 04, 2017

Starmer said Labour's proposal on the single market during a transitional period was a "development of our policy" rather than a change of heart, but said it was a practical solution to deal with time pressures. With Labour planning amendments, and requesting wholesale changes to the Repeal Bill, including allowing for the United Kingdom to remain in the single market and customs union indefinitely, rebellious Conservatives could wreak havoc. (more...)
Prisoners in stand-off with staff at HMP Birmingham Prisoners in stand-off with staff at HMP Birmingham
- September 04, 2017

Prisoners have reportedly been heard chanting "we want burn", referring to the cigarette ban brought into United Kingdom prisons on September 1. Prison staff are involved in a stand-off with inmates following a disturbance at a jail. A Prison Service spokesperson said: "We are aware of an ongoing incident involving a small number of prisoners at HMP Birmingham". Prison officials told The Guardian the unrest was confined to one wing of the prison. (more...)
Biafra: I have supporters everywhere, even in Lagos state - Nnamdi Kanu Biafra: I have supporters everywhere, even in Lagos state - Nnamdi Kanu
- September 04, 2017

Among the bail conditions Nyako gave Kanu was that he must not grant press interviews and to avoid being seen in a crowd of more than 10 people. But Moshood did not confirm if Kanu was under surveillance to prevent him from fleeing the country should the court rule in favour of the government, even though, sources in the police maintained that that was the situation. (more...)
Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:NBIX) Closed Well Above Its 50 Day Average
- September 04, 2017

Two Sigma Lc holds 0.07% or 5,185 shares in its portfolio. Windstream Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:WIN) has declined 36.61% since September 1, 2016 and is downtrending. The Switzerland-based Credit Suisse Ag has invested 0.01% in Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. Since May 1, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 8 insider sales for $10.02 million activity. (more...)
Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (ASNA) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages
- September 04, 2017

RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Sector Perform" rating in Thursday, January 19 report. "On Thursday, September 24 the stock rating was maintained by Guggenheim with ". August 15 investment analysts at FBR Capital kept the company rating at "Neutral" and lowered the price expectation to $3.00 from $20.00. Investors sentiment increased to 1.3 in 2016 Q4. (more...)
Lynx sign All-Star center Sylvia Fowles to extension Lynx sign All-Star center Sylvia Fowles to extension
- September 04, 2017

This will be the first time Minneapolis has hosted the WNBA All-Star game. The game will be played on July 28 at the Target Center, which is now going through renovations. The event will be the first big test for Target center following a $128 million renovation project that will add to the fan experience and add another 20 years to the building's lifespan, according to officials. (more...)
Vikings announce seven players joining Kyle Sloter on practice squad Vikings announce seven players joining Kyle Sloter on practice squad
- September 04, 2017

Kyle Sloter , who started just nine games at quarterback in college but became a preseason sensation when he led the National Football League with a 125.4 passer rating, said Sunday he's signed with the Minnesota Vikings' practice squad. The Vikings will pay Sloter $20,000 a week, according to Klis . The Broncos cut Sloter on Saturday, and the Vikings needed another quarterback after keeping only Sam Bradford and Case Keenum on their active roster. (more...)
FDA Approves New Cancer Treatment FDA Approves New Cancer Treatment
- September 04, 2017

An FDA advisory committee had recommended the therapy for approval in July to treat the relapse of a blood cancer known as B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia, or ALL. The price of the therapy is tagged at around $500,000. An immune overreaction called "cytokine release syndrome" can trigger high fevers, plummeting blood pressure and in severe cases organ damage, requiring special care to tamp down those symptoms without blocking the cancer attack. (more...)
Altria Group (NYSE:MO) has industry P/E ratio of 13.05 Altria Group (NYSE:MO) has industry P/E ratio of 13.05
- September 04, 2017

Altria Group Inc now has $121.85B valuation. The stock rose 0.21% or $0.13 reaching $63.52. M has lost -10.36% in the 1-month period. Altria Group, Inc. Its down 0.30, from 1.01 in 2016Q3. It increased, as 54 investors sold MO shares while 525 reduced holdings. The most recent non open market insider trade was completed by BARRINGTON MARTIN J. (more...)
Florida teens charged with murdering MMA fighter Florida teens charged with murdering MMA fighter
- September 03, 2017

Summer Church charged with murder of Aaaron Rajman. Police say the girl was the mastermind behind the murder. "This was no random act of violence", State Attorney Dave Aronberg said in a statement. Immediately following his death, Rajman was remembered as a respected fighter and member of his community. The police said that a group of unidentified men entered the MMA fighter's home and an altercation ensued. (more...)
Alabama vs. Florida State Alabama vs. Florida State
- September 03, 2017

No. 3 Florida State (Saturday, 7 p.m., Ch. 7)! "I thought we played a great game tonight against a great opponent", Harris said . "It was a tough, physical game". Objectors might find the assertion astounding and far ahead of what can be known after the first game of the season. Who is going to take care of the ball the best? Alabama has crushed a strong list of non-conference foes in recent openers; last year's victim was USC , by a mind-numbing score of 52-6. (more...)
Alabama vs. Florida State Alabama vs. Florida State
- September 03, 2017

No. 3 Florida State (Saturday, 7 p.m., Ch. 7)! "I thought we played a great game tonight against a great opponent", Harris said . "It was a tough, physical game". Objectors might find the assertion astounding and far ahead of what can be known after the first game of the season. Who is going to take care of the ball the best? Alabama has crushed a strong list of non-conference foes in recent openers; last year's victim was USC , by a mind-numbing score of 52-6. (more...)