Medicine


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...)
Transcanada Corporation (NYSE:TRP) on Focus After Report of More Shorts
- December 04, 2017

The average revenue per share growth rate of TransCanada Corporation during the past 12 months was 1020.7 percent. It has underperformed by 1.67% the S&P500. TRP's profit will be $578.95M for 18.68 P/E if the $0.65 EPS becomes a reality. Finally, Franklin Resources Inc. grew its holdings in shares of TransCanada by 0.5% during the second quarter. (more...)
Boise State to face OR in Las Vegas Bowl Boise State to face OR in Las Vegas Bowl
- December 04, 2017

It will be Boise State's fourth appearance in the game. Boise State and OR have faced off twice, with the Broncos coming out on top both times. OR will be making its third appearance. Taggart saw some of its offensive firepower return under Taggart, averaging 36.7 points per game and ranking eighth in the country in rushing. "They're a program that's won a lot of football games". (more...)
Button confirms full-time Super GT program for 2018 Button confirms full-time Super GT program for 2018
- December 04, 2017

The 2009 world champion, who made a one-off return to F1 earlier this year in Monaco , had been in search of a competitive program for 2018, setting his sights on racing either in America or Japan. It is the top level of sports auto racing in Japan. "It's been a dream for the last couple of years, I love the category", he added. Button was thought to be in the frame for a seat with the new Penske Acura team in the IMSA SportsCar Championship next year, but he says his main interest there ... (more...)
WSU to play Michigan State in Holiday Bowl WSU to play Michigan State in Holiday Bowl
- December 04, 2017

The Cougars' opened the season with six-straight victories, including wins over No. 5 and No. 15 Stanford. The San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl will feature the Cougars against the Michigan State Spartans from the Big Ten Conference. (more...)
Unconscious man with 'Do Not Resuscitate' tattoo sparks dilemma Unconscious man with 'Do Not Resuscitate' tattoo sparks dilemma
- December 04, 2017

But they noted the man had clearly made an "extraordinary effort" to make his end-of-life wishes known; the word "not" in "do not resuscitate" was underlined, and he had even added his initials as a signature. However, he had a tattoo across his chest that said "Do Not Resuscitate". Ethics consultants told the hospital that the tattoo was most likely a representation of the man's wishes and should be honored. (more...)
Brush your Teeth Regularly Because Mouth bacteria linked to esophageal cancer Brush your Teeth Regularly Because Mouth bacteria linked to esophageal cancer
- December 04, 2017

Researchers have identified certain species of oral bacteria that influence the risk of esophageal cancer. Postdoctoral fellow and study lead investigator Brandilyn Peters, PhD, says the team next plans to study whether use of probiotic pill supplements could be used to alter the oral microbiome and possibly decrease esophageal cancer risk. (more...)
More than 21000 chronic patients waiting for organs: Health Minister More than 21000 chronic patients waiting for organs: Health Minister
- December 04, 2017

Wales became the first United Kingdom country to move to a soft opt-out system of consent to organ donation in 2015. The Organ Donor Foundation's executive director Samantha Nicholls calls on people to consider being organ donors and save people's lives. (more...)
Doctors To Speak After Baby Born To Woman With Transplanted Uterus Doctors To Speak After Baby Born To Woman With Transplanted Uterus
- December 04, 2017

And a medical breakthrough in the United States. "Dr. Giuliano Testa, the principal investigator of the uterine transplant clinical trial at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas, said the recent birth is, "...a milestone in our work to solve absolute uterine factor infertility; but, more importantly, a attractive moment of love and hope for a mother who had been told she would never be able to carry her own child". (more...)
Sarepta Therapeutics DE (NASDAQ:SRPT) Stock Is Shorted Less
- December 04, 2017

The stock increased 6.41% or $0.61 during the last trading session, reaching $10.12. About 1.71M shares traded. Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA) was reduced too. After $-0.78 actual earnings per share reported by Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -48.72 % EPS growth. (more...)
Are Analysts Bullish Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK) After Last Week?
- December 04, 2017

Analysts await Impinj, Inc. The Nippon Life Insurance Company holds 27,667 shares with $3.96M value, up from 16,299 last quarter. (NYSE:ITW). Chicago Equity Limited Liability reported 80,635 shares or 0.31% of all its holdings. Hl Finance Ser Limited holds 0.02% or 10,874 shares in its portfolio. The transportation company reported $2.24 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $2.26 by ($0.02). (more...)