Medicine


Pharmacist acquitted of murder in 2012 meningitis outbreak Pharmacist acquitted of murder in 2012 meningitis outbreak
- October 26, 2017

District Court in Boston of racketeering, racketeering conspiracy, mail fraud and introduction of misbranded drugs into interstate commerce with the intent to defraud and mislead. Federal prosecutors said 753 patients in 20 states were diagnosed with a fungal infection after receiving injections of preservative-free methylprednisolone acetate manufactured by NECC. (more...)
Dinosaur footprints four times bigger than a lion are found in Africa
- October 26, 2017

The 200-million-years-old surface - called a paleosurface - where they were found was likely a watering hole or river bank back in the day, as evidenced by ancient "current-ripple marks" and "desiccation cracks", according to a statement issued by the researchers Wednesday. (more...)
Teal Pumpkin Project keeps Halloween safe for children with food allergies Teal Pumpkin Project keeps Halloween safe for children with food allergies
- October 26, 2017

If you go trick or treating this year, you might notice some houses with a teal pumpkin outside the doorstep. "One in 13 children in the US has at least one food allergy, and reports show that anaphylactic food reactions have climbed dramatically in recent years", Lois A. (more...)
Institutional Ownership And Insider Trading At PTC Therapeutics, Inc. (PTCT)
- October 26, 2017

The stock had a trading volume of 2,246,288 shares. They expect $-0.87 EPS, up 15.53% or $0.16 from last year's $-1.03 per share. Moreover, Plante Moran has 0.02% invested in Eagle Point Credit Company Inc (NYSE:ECC). 59 funds opened positions while 108 raised stakes. The good news is there's still room for PTC Therapeutics, Inc. In the past 3-month period alone, shares of PTCT have appreciated -4.45 - or -20.76%. (more...)
Pakistan senior leader assassinated in Hyderabad Pakistan senior leader assassinated in Hyderabad
- October 26, 2017

Quoting eye witnesses, the police said, the assailants riding a motorbike opened fire at the MQM activist and sped away from the scene, adding that they are investigating the motive behind the killing. Police officials said the murder appears to have been a result of personal enmity and not motivated by political gains. Earlier in September, MQM-P leader Khawaja Izharul Hassan was the target of an assassination attempt in Karachi's Buffer Zone area. (more...)
Tenet Healthcare Corp. (THC): Insider Trading and Ownership Analysis
- October 26, 2017

It has underperformed by 53.51% the S&P500. Therefore 38% are positive. ChannelAdvisor had 13 analyst reports since November 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Price Michael F reported 55,000 shares or 0.12% of all its holdings. During the week of October 16 to October 20, Hospital Corporation of America shares jumped 8.6 percent, trading at $81.04 per share. (more...)
MedWatch- Accuboost helps save breasts during early stage cancer MedWatch- Accuboost helps save breasts during early stage cancer
- October 26, 2017

Because most men wait until their symptoms are several to visit a doctor, those diagnosed with breast cancer are often diagnosed with later stages of the disease. ■ Physical activity and a healthy diet can help reduce the risk of breast cancer . Being overweight or obese - especially after menopause - may raise your cancer risks. (more...)
CDC Panel Recommends a New Shingles Vaccine
- October 26, 2017

The committee responsible for USA vaccination schedules has given a preferential recommendation to GlaxoSmithKline's newly approved shingles vaccine Shingrix over Merck & Co's established product Zostavax. It was based on date from a 2015-2016 mumps outbreak at the University of Iowa. The move was in response to the rise in mumps outbreaks since 2006, especially among highly vaccinated college students. (more...)
'Nawaz Sharif not returning Pakistan to face trial'
- October 26, 2017

He was indicted in the third and last - Flagship Investment Ltd - reference on October 20. Giving the example of Pakistan Peoples Party leader Sharjeel Memon's comments on his arrest that Nawaz's son-in-law is given bail by a trial court but he isn't, Chaudhry commented that a commoner feels that the Sharif family is given preferential treatment after hearing such things. (more...)
Popular baby formulas and foods contain arsenic, lead and BPA Popular baby formulas and foods contain arsenic, lead and BPA
- October 26, 2017

Several studies have shown that babies exposed to greater quantities of the poison go on to develop lower IQ and motor skills, but it has been impossible to determine at what threshold the damage occurs, and if there is any amount of arsenic that is safe. (more...)
The Short Interest in Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (FOXA) Decreases By 22.7%
- October 26, 2017

On Friday, September 29 the stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with "Hold". Creditors will loan money at a cheaper rate to a profitable company than to an unprofitable one; consequently, profitable companies can use leverage to increase stockholders' equity even more. (more...)
Jaypee Infratech case: Apex court reserves order Jaypee Infratech case: Apex court reserves order
- October 26, 2017

And for this the company has a concrete offer from a prospective buyer who is willing to pay Rs 2,500 crore for the expressway. The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected Jaiprakash Associates' proposal to hive off Yamuna Expressway for Rs 2500 crore to raise money to pay off homebuyers after the IDBI, Government of India, YEIDA and homebuyers all opposed the move, saying that Yamuna Expressway being a property of Jaypee Infratech , which is under insolvency resolution proceedings, can ... (more...)
124 people died, more than a thousand infected — Plague in Madagascar
- October 26, 2017

Plague is endemic in Madagascar. "If they are travelling shorter distances and they're still in the incubation period, and they have the pneumonic (form) then they could spread it to other places", Dr Chopra told The Sun. If untreated, it has a fatality rate close to 100 percent and can be fatal within 24 hours of being contracted. About 10 percent of bubonic plague cases develop to become pneumonic. (more...)
Fisher-Price recalls 63K infant seats due to fire hazard Fisher-Price recalls 63K infant seats due to fire hazard
- October 26, 2017

It was sold at BuybuyBaby, Target, Toys R Us, Walmart and different stores across the nation, in addition to at Amazon.com and different sites for $160. Fisher Price also recalled 34,000 Cradle "n" Swing products in April 2016 because of a seat peg that could cause the seat to fall. The company has received 36 reports of overheating, which includes an instance of a fire that was contained within the motor housing. (more...)
Third Type Of Diabetes Often Mis-Diagnosed Third Type Of Diabetes Often Mis-Diagnosed
- October 26, 2017

The common understanding of diabetes mellitus includes two types: Type 1 and type 2. Findings from the study showed that diabetes of the exocrine pancreas "is frequently labeled type 2 diabetes but follows a different clinical course, with worse glycemic control and a markedly greater requirement for insulin." stated Woodmansey. (more...)
New Mexico health officials report first suspected flu death New Mexico health officials report first suspected flu death
- October 25, 2017

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that everyone 6 months of age and older get a yearly flu vaccine. The Department of Health is urging New Mexicans to get a flu shot, wash their hands, cover their mouths if they cough and stay at home if they feel ill. (more...)
Man Dies from Infection Received While Doing Harvey Repairs Man Dies from Infection Received While Doing Harvey Repairs
- October 25, 2017

In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, the bacteria that causes devastating flesh-eating disease has claimed another life-making this the third case of the disease since the cataclysmic storm hit Texas. Zurita left Mexico 12 years ago for an opportunity to provide for his family, leaving behind his wife and daughter to come to Galveston. Keiser said, "What happens is, you get some kind of break in the skin, and in that area - between the skin and the muscle - it's a fairly open space where the ... (more...)
Bank of Canada Leaves Rates Unchanged, Pledges Cautious Policy Approach Bank of Canada Leaves Rates Unchanged, Pledges Cautious Policy Approach
- October 25, 2017

The bank said inflation will rise to 2% slightly later in 2018 than previously expected and export growth will be slightly slower because of the recent appreciation of the Canadian dollar. The Bank of Canada flagged potential risks to the Canadian economy from flailing NAFTA negotiations and the ongoing trade dispute between US aircraft giant Boeing and Canada's Bombardier. (more...)
Will Smith's Bright dazzles with new trailer Will Smith's Bright dazzles with new trailer
- October 25, 2017

When these two are forced to partner together - Edgerton's orc is the first to ever join the otherwise all-human police force - they are soon thrown in the deep end of a very unsafe plot involving sinister wizards and a magic wand that is described as "a nuclear bomb that grants wishes". (more...)
Deadline for linking Aadhar with bank accounts extended till Mar 31 Deadline for linking Aadhar with bank accounts extended till Mar 31
- October 25, 2017

Senior advocate Shyam Divan said the main Aadhaar matter should be heard soon, because of extension it has also not meant that no action would be taken against those who do not want to link their Aadhaar with either bank accounts or mobile numbers, it is necessary to link aadhaar card with government schemes. (more...)