Medicine


Trump still falling short on Puerto Rico disaster relief Trump still falling short on Puerto Rico disaster relief
- October 01, 2017

US President Donald Trump has lashed out at the mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico , who has been critical of the federal response to the devastation on the island, saying she was being "nasty" to him. "We have no idea of the full magnitude.Nothing good happens after eight days in the tropics without food or water". On Friday, Carmen Yulin Cruz had criticized Trump's administration and begged for more help, pleas that received widespread television coverage in the mainland United States. (more...)
Stranger Things 2: #JusticeForBarb is a big part of the new season Stranger Things 2: #JusticeForBarb is a big part of the new season
- September 30, 2017

The Duffer Brothers have promised more creepy twists in the next season and it looks like the new characters will be sure to spice up the show when it returns to screens. "Barb will not be forgotten". We only saw a hint of the impact that Barb's death had on Nancy and the rest of the characters. People get very frustrated, understandably, that the town doesn't seem to be really dealing with Barb. (more...)
Notable Stock in Focus: Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:SRPT)
- September 30, 2017

The stock price recently experienced a 5-day loss of -3.12% with 1.87 average true range (ATR). About 838,628 shares traded. It has outperformed by 80.12% the S&P500. The firm has "Overweight" rating by JP Morgan given on Thursday, December 22. In other news, Director Edward M. Md Kaye sold 10,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated Thursday, July 20th. (more...)
Pakistan 266-4 at close in reply to Sri Lanka's 419 Pakistan 266-4 at close in reply to Sri Lanka's 419
- September 30, 2017

Azhar ended up finishing on 74 off 200 balls, which included three boundaries, but Pakistan still trail by 153 runs. But it was the opening pair of Shan Masood and Sami Aslam who set the platform for a big total by putting together a solid 114-run opening stand after they resumed at 64 without loss. (more...)
Senior US general to oversee military response to Puerto Rico disaster Senior US general to oversee military response to Puerto Rico disaster
- September 30, 2017

In an emotional speech, San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz said she was sending out a mayday call across the world. The major has accused his administration of "killing us with the inefficiency". Cruz responded, "This is a people-are-dying story". NY emergency workers have spent the past week in Puerto Rico rebuilding infrastructure, delivering resources to families and aiding volunteers after Hurricane Maria ravaged the island and left most of its 3.4 million residents without basic ... (more...)
Boko Haram leaves 3 million kids out of school in N Boko Haram leaves 3 million kids out of school in N
- September 30, 2017

UNICEF said nearly 1,400 schools have been destroyed in Borno during the Islamist group's eight-year insurgency and 57 percent of schools are unable to open because of damage or being in areas that remain unsafe. Despite aid agencies' efforts to set up schools for children in the northeast, particularly those displaced by the insurgency, UNICEF said it has only received three-fifths of the total funding it needs for 2017. (more...)
AbbVie Reaches Settlement With Amgen Over Amgevita
- September 30, 2017

Food and Drug Administration previous year, Amgen and AbbVie has been tangled up in patent litigation. In a deal announced Thursday, the North Chicago-based biopharmaceutical company will allow pharma giant Amgen's so-called biosimilar of Humira to enter the USA market in January 2023, and in October 2018 in Europe. (more...)
A very different AFL Grand Final warm-up A very different AFL Grand Final warm-up
- September 30, 2017

On Saturday, he also took the Norm Smith Medal, as the best player in the grand final. The 26-year-old, who was awarded the Brownlow medal as the "best and fairest" player of the season, finished with 28 possessions and two goals in Australian Rules football's showpiece match. (more...)
Sexually Spread Diseases Rise in San Diego County Amid Nationwide Spike Sexually Spread Diseases Rise in San Diego County Amid Nationwide Spike
- September 30, 2017

The CDPH released their 2016 STD Annual Report this week and found STD cases are at an all-time high in California. In San Diego County, gonorrhea had the most significant increase with 35 percent more cases than the previous year, according to the county's recent report . (more...)
Suffolk: New mosquito samples positive for West Nile Suffolk: New mosquito samples positive for West Nile
- September 30, 2017

In a September 25 news release, officials stated clinical testing by health care providers and initial laboratory testing by Washington State Public Health Laboratory confirmed the cases. The chickens can also help determine if disease-carrying mosquitoes are present in the area. Citizens are urged to protect themselves from mosquitoes by staying indoors during the peak hours of mosquito activity at dawn and dusk when possible; using approved mosquito repellants, and ensuring screens and ... (more...)
FDA approves new glucose monitoring device FDA approves new glucose monitoring device
- September 29, 2017

The US Food and Drug Administration announced the approval of the first continuous glucose monitoring system that can be used by adult patients to make decisions about treatments without calibration from a fingertip blood sample. The system is produced by Abbott Diabetes Care, based in Alameda, Calif. The system does not provide real-time alerts on its own, the FDA noted. Additionally, the device does not provide real-time alerts in the absence of user-initiated action, and can not alert ... (more...)
Two more animals in Bethlehem test positive for rabies Two more animals in Bethlehem test positive for rabies
- September 29, 2017

Russel explained dogs are the main source of human rabies deaths, contributing up to 99% of all rabies transmissions to humans. To study this effect further, Knobel hopes to collaborate with veterinary immunologists and infectious disease specialists. (more...)
Mom could be jailed for not vaccinating son Mom could be jailed for not vaccinating son
- September 29, 2017

Rebecca says she reached her decision after reviewing various studies articles. "I would rather sit behind bars standing up for what I believe in, than giving in to something I strongly don't believe in", Ms Bredow told the TV network. MI allows parents to apply for a vaccination waiver for medical, religious, or personal philosophical reasons. "I feel backed into a corner. Every parent has a choice, but we also have a right to have our voices heard, so why automatically side with the father ... (more...)
Diabetes induced heart diseases see steady rise Diabetes induced heart diseases see steady rise
- September 29, 2017

Heart disease refers to a number of conditions that impact the functioning of the heart, including coronary heart disease, irregular heartbeat, or arrhythmia, and heart attack. Meditation appears to decrease stress, anxiety and depression, but a recent study has shown that doing meditation daily can lower your chances of dying from heart disease. (more...)
Sclera Tattoo Causes Model's Severe Eye Infection, Possible Blindness Sclera Tattoo Causes Model's Severe Eye Infection, Possible Blindness
- September 29, 2017

Gallinger's eye initially began leaking the light purple ink before swelling shut. It all began when the 24-year-old former animal nutritionist and current model, Catt Gallinger, decided to make a pioneering tattoo in her eye. And while she's on various antibiotics and steroids now to save her eye, there's no promise she'll leave this procedure unscathed. "They are also concerned that the equipment was not sterile and that there is an infection stuck in with the excess ink". (more...)
Washington State, Seattle Sue OxyContin's Manufacturer Washington State, Seattle Sue OxyContin's Manufacturer
- September 29, 2017

In a written statement, Purdue denied the allegations but said it is "deeply troubled" by the addiction crisis and "dedicated to being part of the solution". He said the city has spent millions of dollars to address the needs of people addicted to opioids. The state claims Purdue Pharma's sales representatives were trained to reassure prescribers that there is "no ceiling" on the amount of OxyContin a patient could be prescribed and that the company's sales staff kept detailed records of ... (more...)
PTC Therapeutics, Given PTC Therapeutics, Given "Outperform" Recommendation from Credit Suisse Group
- September 29, 2017

Also, the current price highlights a discount of 1664.71% to analysts' high consensus price target. J P Morgan Chase & Co reaffirmed a neutral rating and set a $21.00 price objective (up from $15.00) on shares of PTC Therapeutics in a research note on Friday, June 30th. (more...)
Micron Technology, Inc. (MU) Receives Outperform Rating from Cowen and Company Micron Technology, Inc. (MU) Receives Outperform Rating from Cowen and Company
- September 29, 2017

On average, equities research analysts expect that Micron Technology will post $7.54 EPS for the current year. Standpoint Research lowered shares of Micron Technology from a buy rating to a reduce rating in a report on Wednesday, May 24th. (more...)
Fayose dares Northern presidential aspirants to declare ambition Fayose dares Northern presidential aspirants to declare ambition
- September 29, 2017

H further boasted that he is the most experienced governor having served under three Presidents. The PDP has said its presidential candidate would come from the Northern part of the country according to an in-house zoning formular which party members agreed and adhere to. (more...)
Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ:NKTR) Trading Up - Insiders Selling, Short Interest Growing
- September 29, 2017

Among 3 analysts covering Neonode ( NASDAQ:NEON ), 1 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 41% are positive. NKTR was included in 13 notes of analysts from August 6, 2015. Here is a rundown on some insider market activity for Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ: NKTR ). Swiss Bank owns 0.01% invested in Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ: NKTR ) for 255,800 shares. (more...)

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