Medicine


AbbVie (ABBV) PT Set at $95.00 by BMO Capital Markets
- April 17, 2018

It has outperformed by 27.65% the S&P500. AbbVie Inc . ( ABBV ) now has a Return on Assets (ROA) value of 7.8 Percent. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website . As per Tuesday, February 13, the company rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The stock's quarterly performance represents pessimistic momentum of -3.51 percent. (more...)
New Drugs May Be Big Advance in Lung Cancer Care New Drugs May Be Big Advance in Lung Cancer Care
- April 17, 2018

Doctors already prescribe Keytruda to patients if a blood test shows that they are likely to respond to this drug. "Non-small cell lung cancer is actually the leading cause of cancer death in the world even though it's not the most common cancer", said Dr. (more...)
Kiermaier to have surgery, expected to miss 8-12 weeks Kiermaier to have surgery, expected to miss 8-12 weeks
- April 17, 2018

Some combination of Johnny Field, Carlos Gomez , and Mallex Smith will cover center field between now and July, in all likelihood. Right-handed pitcher Chih-Wei Hu was recalled from Triple-A Durham to fill Kiermaier's roster spot. It was a typical KK play. The Rays placed the defensive whiz on the 10-day disabled list Monday, a day after he was injured sliding headfirst into second base during a 10-4 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies . (more...)
Gunmen in Nigeria's Kano state kill policeman and abduct German citizen Gunmen in Nigeria's Kano state kill policeman and abduct German citizen
- April 17, 2018

He identified the officer killed as a police sergeant and confirmed the name of the slain German. Confirming the incident, the Police Public Relations Officer, SP Magaji Musa Majia, said the German national was abducted by a 5-men armed gang. (more...)
Karl Lagerfeld Is 'Fed Up' With The 'Toxic' #MeToo Movement Karl Lagerfeld Is 'Fed Up' With The 'Toxic' #MeToo Movement
- April 17, 2018

And sharing his views about stars opening about against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein, he said, "What shocks me most in all of this are the starlets who have taken 20 years to remember what happened". Asked whether the movements like #MeToo and Time's Up prove to be hurdles in his approach to work, Lagerfeld said, "Absolutely not". In the fashion industry, famed photographers Terry Richardson, Mario Testino, and Bruce Webber have been accused of sexual harassment, as well as Guess ... (more...)
Tonawanda man pleads guilty to child porn charge Tonawanda man pleads guilty to child porn charge
- April 17, 2018

The man faces three charges: possessing, accessing, and importing/selling/distributing child pornography. He was released on January 11, 2016, after posting a $30,000 bond. In addition, authorities allege that before August 14, 2015, James exposed himself to a child he knew and solicited a sexual act from that child, who was younger than 13 at the time. (more...)
Flesh-Eating Infection Buruli Ulcer Spreads Through Australia and Experts Don't Know Why Flesh-Eating Infection Buruli Ulcer Spreads Through Australia and Experts Don't Know Why
- April 16, 2018

Once it infects its host, M. ulcerans - belonging to the same genus as leprosy and tuberculosis - produces a unique toxin which both causes tissue damage and inhibits the immune system's ability to deal with it. "Novel antibiotics or targeted antitoxin treatments are required as wound infection is a serious problem for thousands of patients with chronic wounds", he said past year. (more...)
Ketamine 'shows promise' in treatment of depression, study claims Ketamine 'shows promise' in treatment of depression, study claims
- April 16, 2018

Ketamine can mitigate major depression and suicidal thoughts , according to a USA study. The results showed significant improvement in the MADRS score of patients that took Ketamine compared to patients in the placebo group four hours after the first treatment. (more...)
Delhi man posed as AIIMS doctor to speed up sister's treatment Delhi man posed as AIIMS doctor to speed up sister's treatment
- April 16, 2018

He even had accessed a dairy issued to doctors. It was later revealed that Adnan Khurram, the "fake" doctor, hails from Bihar and is from Baradi Bairiya village in Champaran district. The chief resident Doctor's Association, Harjit Singh said, "He would roam around wearing the lab coat and stethoscope all the time". We found out that he had made different claims to different doctors. (more...)
Coli linked to chopped Romaine lettuce Coli linked to chopped Romaine lettuce
- April 16, 2018

People in the previous outbreak were infected with a different DNA fingerprint of E. coli O157:H7 bacteria. If you can not determine the source of your chopped romaine lettuce, do not sell or serve it. This weekend stores here in Page had signs about the information and their pre-made salads were almost sold out- the CDC says the bags of pre-made salad containing romaine are not considered safe either so be on the safe side and toss in the trash and not in a salad. (more...)
Obituaries April 13, 2018
- April 16, 2018

She is survived by her sons, Todd Wedding (Robin) and Lee Wedding, Jr.; daughter, Patricia Richmond (Robert); 10 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Additional viewing from 8:30 to 9 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Mrs. Kelly-Bowman was a member of the First Baptist Church of Kempner. Private cremation entrusted to Bolock Funeral Home Crematory, 6148 Paradise Valley Road, Cresco. (more...)
UN Security Council rejects Russian resolution on Syria UN Security Council rejects Russian resolution on Syria
- April 16, 2018

The vote reflected support for the airstrikes on Syrian chemical sites but also again demonstrated the paralysis of the U.N.'s most powerful body in dealing with the seven-year-long Syrian conflict. The Syrian government has denied the allegation and called the reports fake news used by the West to justify its attacks on Syria. Nikki Haley said: "When our president draws a red line, our president enforces the red line". (more...)
Russian Trolls Increased '2000 Percent' After Syria Attack, Pentagon Says Russian Trolls Increased '2000 Percent' After Syria Attack, Pentagon Says
- April 16, 2018

The strikes significantly crippled Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's ability to produce chemical weapons, officials told reporters at a briefing, and the Pentagon was not aware of any civilian casualties resulting from the strikes. It also marks a step back by Trump from his assertion last week, before the chemical weapons attack, that he wants to "bring the troops back home" from Syria, signaling a quick withdrawal. (more...)
Zlatan keeps up scorching start to life in LA Zlatan keeps up scorching start to life in LA
- April 16, 2018

The Fire started to come into the game more around the hour mark, forcing Galaxy 'keeper David Bingham into several saves, including a skipping shot from distance by Aleksandar Katai that Bingham did well to push wide of the net. "I think the game was hard, it was not an easy game especially with the weather". "I missed two great chances which normally, I shouldn't have missed, but today I did", Ibrahimovic said after the game. (more...)
Arab League Summit Condemns Alleged Use of Chemical Weapons by Damascus Arab League Summit Condemns Alleged Use of Chemical Weapons by Damascus
- April 15, 2018

HM King Hamad expressed optimism that King Salman's wise leadership will consolidate Arab countries' worldwide presence and enable them to work effectively and constructively with allies and friends as essential parties that determine the course of the regional and global challenges they face, particularly foreign interference and ambitions, which, he said, requires more solidarity and cooperation as the best means to unify the Arab entity and ensure its security and stability. (more...)
PDP sets agenda for Buhari — CHOGM PDP sets agenda for Buhari — CHOGM
- April 15, 2018

He commended the organisation for deciding to identify with the country, "when you could have stayed here and be comfortable". " I wonder how all those things could have happened to our country ", he decried in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina . (more...)
Incyte Corporation (NASDAQ:INCY) Analyst Ratings as of April 15, 2018
- April 15, 2018

BidaskClub lowered shares of Incyte from a "sell" rating to a "strong sell" rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 16th. The overall volume in the last trading session was 4,230,859 shares. The ratio increased due to INCY positioning: 59 sold and 141 reduced. 153 grew holdings while 59 funds amassed holdings. 191.73 million shares or 1.46% more from 188.97 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. (more...)
AbbVie Tumbles 12% on Drug Reversal
- April 15, 2018

Factory Mutual Ins stated it has 0.31% of its portfolio in AbbVie Inc . Several other hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of ABBV . In mid-2017, market research firm EvaluatePharma ranked the drug No. This represents a $3.84 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.91%. Ogorek Anthony Joseph Adv holds 0.1% of its portfolio in AbbVie Inc . AbbVie's payout ratio is 86.32%. (more...)
BJP eroding Ambedkar's legacy, PM Modi playing politics, says Congress BJP eroding Ambedkar's legacy, PM Modi playing politics, says Congress
- April 15, 2018

Shelja also rejected the BJP's claim that the Congress was "politicising" the Unnao and Kathua rape cases. "The incidents that have been in discussion for the last two days are shameful". Who puts a question mark on reservation every now and then? "Any attempt to rewrite history, erase history will not work", he said. "Is it respect if you try to amend the legacy of Babasaheb Ambedkar?" A day after the PM's acerbic speech targeting Congress on the Dalit front, AICC spokesperson Kumari ... (more...)
Sitting at desk all day may damage brain, raise dementia risk Sitting at desk all day may damage brain, raise dementia risk
- April 15, 2018

The current study was led by Prabha Siddarth of the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA . The researchers speculate that the sedentary behavior may be increasing inflammation and hurting the ability of the brain to generate new blood vessels and cells. (more...)