Medicine


Signs show flu shot is 10% effective against one strain Signs show flu shot is 10% effective against one strain
- December 06, 2017

Scientists then make an educated guess on if the same three to four virus strains will be prevalent in the United States. However, this year's flu vaccine is only 10 percent effective. So far, 7,000 cases are already confirmed across the country which is double last year's number for the same time. Across all the strains for which it was produced, the vaccine was about 33 percent effective in Australia. (more...)
17 million babies breathing toxic air worldwide
- December 06, 2017

It shows that air pollution, like inadequate nutrition, and stimulation and exposure to violence during critical first 1,000 days of life, can impact childrens early childhood development by affecting their growing brains . It also urged public authorities to invest in cleaner renewable energy and to make it feasible for children to travel at times of day with diminished pollution, as well as to zone major sources of pollution far away from schools, clinics and hospitals. (more...)
Hockey player Rizwan Khan found dead in his vehicle with bullet injury
- December 06, 2017

Rizwan Khan, 22, a resident of Subhash Nagar in west Delhi, was a second-year student of Bachelor's in Arts at the Jamia Millia Islamia. Under-16 level Hockey tournaments, Rizwan represented Delhi several times. He tried to reach his son on the cell phone but it was switched off. When he didn't return till late, his family called on his number and her cousin answered, but refused to give their address. (more...)
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) Position Lifted by Fmr LLC Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) Position Lifted by Fmr LLC
- December 06, 2017

The shares were sold at an average price of $96.39, for a total value of $79,677,612.63. Winfield Associates Inc. grew its stake in Wal-Mart Stores by 5.8% in the second quarter. Hodges Capital Mgmt holds 0.09% of its portfolio in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Therefore 44% are positive. Bank of America Corp upgraded Wal-Mart Stores from a "neutral" rating to a "buy" rating and upped their price target for the stock from $76.00 to $88.00 in a research report on Wednesday, February 22nd. (more...)
Ola driver harassed, locked woman inside cab; heres what happened
- December 06, 2017

On Monday, the young woman received six calls from Reddy, who not only berated her for complaining to Ola about his behaviour, but also threatened to cause her harm, saying that he knew where she stayed. He let me go then. According to the complaint, the driver warned her that she would face dire consequences if the matter was reported to the police or Ola Cabs management. (more...)
Spain makes largest cocaine bust in 18 years Spain makes largest cocaine bust in 18 years
- December 06, 2017

The ship, stopped in the southern port of Algeciras, was carrying bananas from Colombia to El Prat de Llobregat, the location of the global airport in Catalonia, the ministry said. The container was destined for El Prat de Llobregat, a municipality just south of Barcelona. The find is the second largest cocaine seizure to be made in Spain. (more...)
Son of slain Yemeni former President Saleh vows revenge Son of slain Yemeni former President Saleh vows revenge
- December 06, 2017

The United Nations said a food shortage caused by warring parties blocking supplies has created the world's worst humanitarian crisis . In an earlier statement carried by Saudi state media, Ahmed Ali said he would lead "the battle until the last Houthi is thrown out of Yemen ... (more...)
Aphria's deal with Shopper's Drug Mart already baked into share price: GMP
- December 06, 2017

All 12 products will carry the Aphria brand name. Canada's largest pharmacy chain has just entered into a partnership that could see the retailer selling medical marijuana online across the country. If the federal government changes the rules to allow pharmacies to dispense medical marijuana in stores, Neufeld said, "the home run turns into a grand slam". (more...)
Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc
- December 06, 2017

This illustrates a relatively optimistic outlook in the near term, with a relatively solid earnings per share growth rate of 56.10% over the next 1-2 years. 53 funds opened positions while 92 raised stakes. Credit Suisse Ag invested in 0.01% or 280,454 shares. At present, 12 analysts recommended Holding these shares while 0 recommended sell, according to FactSet data. (more...)
Air quality worsens, pollution 'severe' in many parts of Delhi Air quality worsens, pollution 'severe' in many parts of Delhi
- December 06, 2017

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee once again raked up the issue of pollution-hit Delhi , stating that the Centre's ambitious "Swachh Bharat Mission" was of no good. The Environment Pollution Control Authority had imposed a penalty for burning waste in October. Experts attributed this to a fall in temperatures and increase in moisture levels, owing to cyclone Ockhi in the south. (more...)
Text-to-911 system up and running in MN Text-to-911 system up and running in MN
- December 06, 2017

The state's 104 public safety answering points, which answer 911 calls, have been connected to a text-capable network since 2014, but it wasn't until this year that the training and deployment have been in place. "The communication barriers they experience are frightening, when seconds matter most in an emergency", Koehler said. And don't forget: the state also bans texting while driving. (more...)
Oando: SEC to continue forensic audit Oando: SEC to continue forensic audit
- December 06, 2017

The motion was supported when the Speaker, Honourable Yakubu Dogara, put it to voice vote. The motion was titled, "The need to intervene in the ongoing conflict between finance minister and suspended SEC DG". The proposed forensic audit of Oando followed two petitions SEC received from concerned shareholders, Dahiru Mangal and Ansbury Incorporated, about alleged mismanagement of the company's financial affairs and distortion of its shareholding structure. (more...)
Is it OK to spank your kids? Study links spanking to violence Is it OK to spank your kids? Study links spanking to violence
- December 06, 2017

Hundreds of young adults in our area were followed since childhood. About 69 percent of the participants said they had experienced corporal punished as children and almost 19 percent said they had perpetrated some dating violence when they were older. (more...)
Passage of GOP tax bill will cost grad students Passage of GOP tax bill will cost grad students
- December 06, 2017

Graduate students around the USA are staging campus walk-outs and lobbying Congress in an effort to keep their tuition waivers tax-free. Graduate students from Illinois, North Carolina, New York, Missouri, California and Washington, D.C., came to voice their dismay with the Republican-authored tax overhaul plan. (more...)
Wind advisory for northern counties extended Wind advisory for northern counties extended
- December 06, 2017

The strong winds will reach Kauai and Oahu after midnight tonight, and then spread to all islands by Tuesday morning. A wind advisory has been issued for northeast IL and the northwest corner of Indiana Tuesday , with wind gusts of 45 miles per hour possible. (more...)
Army's Zika vaccine phase one trials prove successful Army's Zika vaccine phase one trials prove successful
- December 06, 2017

Two experimental trials were conducted and the vaccine was found to be promising in preventing infection by the deadly virus. Anthony S. Fauci , director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said in a news release . (more...)
Diet without drugs can reverse diabetes Diet without drugs can reverse diabetes
- December 05, 2017

Findings from the first year showed that nearly half (46 per cent) of those who took part in the diet programme were in remission after 12 months. Almost half - 68 participants - had reversed their diabetes within one year of starting the trial, compared to six in the control group. (more...)
Michigan Issues Medical Marijuana Emergency Administrative Rules Michigan Issues Medical Marijuana Emergency Administrative Rules
- December 05, 2017

The state's Licensing and Regulatory Affairs has released Emergency Rules that will be in effect for the next six months after being filed with the Secretary of State today. This would allow a caregiver with the maximum allowed limit of 72 plants, each providing eight ounces of flower, to declare as much as $144,000 in assets, according to the Lansing State Journal . (more...)
Hepatitis A cases confirmed at 2 Detroit-area pizzerias Hepatitis A cases confirmed at 2 Detroit-area pizzerias
- December 05, 2017

Hepatitis A symptoms including fever, diarrhea, nausea and vomiting. Symptoms can appear about 14-50 days after exposure. Paul's Pizza is located at 7635 W. A person can get Hepatitis A when they eat, drink, or touch their mouth with food, liquid or objects (including their hands) that have come into contact with stool from an infected person. (more...)
Celgene Corp (CELG) Shares Declined While Alkeon Capital Management LLC Lowered Position
- December 05, 2017

It has outperformed by 0.30% the S&P500. Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ:SCHL) had an increase of 70.69% in short interest. SCHL's SI was 1.56 million shares in December as released by FINRA. Bluemountain Mngmt Ltd Liability Corporation accumulated 0.09% or 34,530 shares. Commonwealth Equity Ser invested in 140,716 shares. Northern Tru has invested 0.38% in Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG). (more...)