Medicine


It's not too late to get your flu shot It's not too late to get your flu shot
- December 05, 2017

So far a total of 671 cases statewide for the season, 20 of which were from Coconino County, and as you might expect reported cases are only a small percentage of the actual cases of the flu we see people suffering from within our community... (more...)
FDA issues technical recommendations for 3D printing
- December 05, 2017

It is meant to convey the FDA's initial thoughts on the emerging technology and offer non-binding recommendations on how best to approach the various aspects of additive manufacturing. FDA describes the guidance as a "leap-frog" guidance in that it is meant to provide manufacturers about its initial thinking on manufacturing 3D-printed devices and how to characterize and validate such devices. (more...)
Jefferies Group Reiterates Buy Rating for The Hain Celestial Group (NASDAQ:HAIN) Jefferies Group Reiterates Buy Rating for The Hain Celestial Group (NASDAQ:HAIN)
- December 05, 2017

FMR LLC also announced decreased position in The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. Vanguard Group Incorporated Inc stated it has 0.02% in The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. Jefferies's target indicates a potential upside of 22.24 % from the company's stock close price. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, July 22 by Sandler O'Neill. (more...)
Makarfi: No Deal Made With Atiku as Precondition for His Return Makarfi: No Deal Made With Atiku as Precondition for His Return
- December 05, 2017

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP ) said yesterday that it will not give ex-Vice President Atiku Abubakar automatic ticket to contest for the presidency, saying he has to follow all the laid down procedures to win the ticket. He said the Eagle Square, where the event would hold, had been secured. He urged the party members to "run away" from act that may negatively affect the convention. (more...)
Fuel prices will not be increased in December- NNPC Fuel prices will not be increased in December- NNPC
- December 05, 2017

Lengthy fuel queues were reported by motorists on Tuesday across Nigeria, including in the commercial capital Lagos, in the southwest, the northwestern city of Kaduna and the capital, Abuja, in the centre of the country. The queues, which were first noticed in few stations on Saturday, spread to more outlets yesterday, forcing motorists into panic buying. "The trucks have started loading the products and we hope by tomorrow when the commodity would have reached the filling stations, the ... (more...)
Gunmen attack two Adamawa villages Gunmen attack two Adamawa villages
- December 05, 2017

According to the commissioner, the true situation of things is still foggy as the attack is presently ongoing, but he assured that security agencies have been deployed to bring the situation under control. The attack was said to have begun this morning, leaving the communiies in a state of commotion. The Commissioner could not, however, give the casualty figure, saying it was hard since the attack was still ongoing. (more...)
Philippines' President Duterte Puts Police Back in Drug War Philippines' President Duterte Puts Police Back in Drug War
- December 05, 2017

Duterte has stoked global alarm for activating his ferocious anti-drug campaign which has been a hallmark of his three-decade political career. Some said they had been beaten and tortured by police on their arrest, and claimed police had framed them by forcing them to pose in photographs with drugs that had been planted. (more...)
None can stop TJAC meeting: Kodandaram None can stop TJAC meeting: Kodandaram
- December 05, 2017

Kodandaram alleged that police tried to foil the meet by arresting several leaders and workers coming to Hyderabad from different parts of the state, though the court had given permission for the meet. Police broke open the doors of a hostel room in the early hours of Monday to forcibly shift the body for autopsy and later to his native place. TJAC gave figures showing about 2 lakh to 3 lakh vacancies. (more...)
At least 36 dead from Listeria in South Africa At least 36 dead from Listeria in South Africa
- December 05, 2017

That is as much as 10 times the usual annual rate of 60-80 cases recorded. The virus is found in soil, water and vegetation. Tracing from the 1st of January 2017, as of 29 November 2017, a total of 557 laboratory-confirmed listeriosis cases have been reported from all provinces. (more...)
Philippines halts sale of dengue vaccine as Sanofi downplays risk Philippines halts sale of dengue vaccine as Sanofi downplays risk
- December 05, 2017

Last week, the Philippines' health department suspended the vaccination after Sanofi announced evidence showing that people who receive the vaccine , known as Dengvaxia, without previous dengue infection could face the risk of their disease worsening. (more...)
Pigeons Have Abstract Intelligence and Can Understand Concepts of Space and Time Pigeons Have Abstract Intelligence and Can Understand Concepts of Space and Time
- December 05, 2017

A study out Monday in the journal Current Biology found that pigeons are able to judge time and space, much the way humans and apes can. The region of the brain that helps humans make those abstract concepts more tangible is the parietal cortex, part of the cerebral cortex and the outermost layer of the brain. (more...)
United Nations chief: Rapid, large-scale, coordinated action needed to beat pollution United Nations chief: Rapid, large-scale, coordinated action needed to beat pollution
- December 05, 2017

While in Nairobi, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Garber will engage with youth at an event that will highlight space cooperation, earth observation science, and how travels in space have improved our understanding of environmental challenges and the vulnerability of our planet. (more...)
Altria Group (MO) Given a $72.00 Price Target by Jefferies Group Analysts Altria Group (MO) Given a $72.00 Price Target by Jefferies Group Analysts
- December 05, 2017

Wright Investors Service accumulated 0.77% or 27,468 shares. Altria Group, Inc . (MO) is intriguing when broken down to its core data. Altria Group (NYSE:MO) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed a "hold" rating and set a $71.00 price target on shares of Altria Group in a research report on Friday, March 24th. Wall Street analysts, on average, are forecasting the company's EPS to be 0.80, compared to 0.68 reported in the same ... (more...)
Texas Capital Bancshares Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (TCBI)
- December 05, 2017

The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.44, a quick ratio of 1.22 and a current ratio of 1.27. It was reported on Dec, 4 by Barchart.com. The corporation has a market cap of US$23.97 Million. Cincinnati Financial Corp increased Intl Business Machines Corp (IBM) stake by 20.98% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. The stock of Texas Capital Bancshares, Inc. (more...)
TC Pipelines LP (NYSE:TCP) Short Interest Increased By 1.05%
- December 05, 2017

Eagle Global Advisors Llc acquired 6,003 shares as Tc Pipelines Lp (TCP)'s stock declined 7.93%. Catawba Capital Mngmt Va owns 16,287 shares. TC PipeLines's payout ratio is 129.45%. Focused Wealth Mngmt Inc reported 209 shares. Clinton Group Inc owns 26,244 shares or 0.15% of their USA portfolio. The Rhode Island-based Richard C Young And has invested 1.24% in TC PipeLines, LP (NYSE:TCP). (more...)
Antonio Conte Pleased With Cesc Fabregas' 'Commitment' To Chelsea Antonio Conte Pleased With Cesc Fabregas' 'Commitment' To Chelsea
- December 05, 2017

Chelsea host Atletico tomorrow in their last Champions League group match knowing that a win will guarantee them top spot in Group C ahead of Serie A side Roma, and a Hazard display against the Spaniards similar to Saturday's would go a long way to securing Chelsea first place. (more...)
Gas prices down 1 cent in RI, hold steady in Mass. Gas prices down 1 cent in RI, hold steady in Mass.
- December 05, 2017

That's 2 cents lower than last week, 4 cents higher than one month ago, and 26 cents higher than past year. Meanwhile the top 10 states with the largest yearly changes are: Alaska (+62 cents), California (+50 cents), Colorado (+48 cents), Montana (+43 cents), Wyoming (+43 cents), Hawaii (+43 cents), North Dakota (+43 cents), OR (+42 cents), Minnesota (+41 cents) and New Mexico (+39 cents). (more...)
Arkansas hires Houston's Yurachek as its new AD Arkansas hires Houston's Yurachek as its new AD
- December 05, 2017

Premature reports last week pegged Gragg as the replacement for Jeff Long, who was sacked November 15 after almost a decade as Arkansas' athletic director. Prior to his time with the Cougars, Yurachek was the athletics director at Coastal Carolina for four years. The Razorbacks are 32-43 in their last six seasons since the firing of scandal-ridden former coach Bobby Petrino, the school's worst six-year stretch since it went 22-38 from 1948-52. (more...)
Arizona mother of two dies shortly after flu diagnosis Arizona mother of two dies shortly after flu diagnosis
- December 05, 2017

When she didn't see any improvement the next day, Murrieta's sister took her to urgent care where she, her 6-month-old baby, and 2-year-old son were all diagnosed with the flu. Doctors said her flu had developed into pneumonia and everything went downhill from there. Murrieta's close relative has set up a GoFundMe page to enable the family to fund-raise for the burial service. (more...)
50 killed in clashes in Yemen's Sanaa: Medical source
- December 05, 2017

Abdel-Rahman Ahnomi, a spokesman for the rebels known as Houthis, told The Associated Press that the former president was killed near the eastern province of Marib, which borders Saudi Arabia . The Yemen crisis began after 2011-12 revolution against Ali Abdullah Saleh, who ruled the country for more than two decades. He remained, however, a key player in the years that followed and played a pivotal role in the country's ongoing conflict. (more...)