Medicine


Viagra is about to get a lot cheaper Viagra is about to get a lot cheaper
- December 09, 2017

Pfizer Inc. will begin selling the white pill at half the $65-a-pill retail price on Monday, when its patent-protected monopoly ends. Though the pharmaceutical giant's patent protecting Viagra from generic competition ends only in 2020, it has signed a settlement with Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, which allows the latter to sell its competitive product from December 11, 2017, paying Pfizer a royalty for a license to produce its generic version. (more...)
IL Increases Stake in Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) IL Increases Stake in Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX)
- December 09, 2017

The shares were sold at an average price of $115.01, for a total transaction of $1,511,576.43. Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX ) has a beta of 1.21, compared to a beta of 1 for the market, which implies that the stock's price movements are more extreme than the market as a whole. (more...)
Zimbabwe proposes budget aimed at reviving bleak economy Zimbabwe proposes budget aimed at reviving bleak economy
- December 08, 2017

The minister said overally, measures contained in the 2018 budget were aimed at restoring market and investor confidence, ensuring discipline in management of public finances and ensuring policy consistency, clarity, credibility and predictability. (more...)
Utah Jazz vs Houston Rockets Instant Reactions: Utah's identity crisis continues Utah Jazz vs Houston Rockets Instant Reactions: Utah's identity crisis continues
- December 08, 2017

Mitchell has hit 61 3-pointers through his first 25 games - the most ever in National Basketball Association history by a rookie through his first 25 contests - and has shot 40 percent or better from long distance in six straight games. He also had 13 assists. Houston's effective field goal percentage was its biggest advantage over Utah . On the road, Houston is 8-3 ATS with 7 unders and 4 overs. (more...)
New estimate says 46 million Americans headed to Alzheimer's New estimate says 46 million Americans headed to Alzheimer's
- December 08, 2017

Alzheimer's risk is growing and 46 million Americans now could be in the early stages of the brain disease , according to new estimates from the University of California, Los Angeles. Costing Americans more than $259 billion each year, Alzheimer's is the most expensive disease in the U.S. It has no treatment or cure. Alzheimer's is the most common form of dementia, a general term for memory loss and other cognitive abilities serious enough to interfere with daily life. (more...)
FDA debuts new clinical support software draft guide, backs off certain regulations FDA debuts new clinical support software draft guide, backs off certain regulations
- December 08, 2017

The central concept is CDS software that allows for the user to independently review the basis for the recommendations won't be subject to FDA regulation as a medical device-because the user, typically a healthcare professional with specialized knowledge and training, won't need to primarily rely on any of the software's recommendations when making care decisions, and instead can rely on their own judgment. (more...)
Eclipse Crescent Burned on Retina of Woman Permanently Eclipse Crescent Burned on Retina of Woman Permanently
- December 08, 2017

What she didn't expect was to end up in the emergency room with a crescent shape blocking the center of her vision. Researchers from the Department of Eye and Ear at Mount Sinai Hospital in NY used an adaptive optics machine to capture the damage done to her eyes. (more...)
Kileleyi? PDP Plateau Chairman kidnapped enroute Saturday convention Kileleyi? PDP Plateau Chairman kidnapped enroute Saturday convention
- December 08, 2017

It was learnt that the Plateau PDP chairman and the other victims were whisked away by their abductors on Wednesday evening along Jere Road in Kaduna State. "Incidentally, Mangni is the coordinator of one of the aspirants for the position of PDP national chairman, Uche Secondus". A source close to Sango said his (Sango) phone was used in contacting a chieftain of the party in Abuja to demand for the ransom. (more...)
Trastuzumab Does Not Benefit HER2-Low Breast Cancer Patients Trastuzumab Does Not Benefit HER2-Low Breast Cancer Patients
- December 08, 2017

MONALEESA-7 investigated efficacy and safety of Kisqali in combination with tamoxifen or non-steroidal aromatase inhibitor plus goserelin in premenopausal or perimenopausal women with hormone-receptor positive, human epidermal growth factor receptor-2 negative (HR+HER2-) advanced breast cancer . (more...)
Senate blue ribbon committee to probe dengue vaccine controversy Senate blue ribbon committee to probe dengue vaccine controversy
- December 08, 2017

The Philippines, however, was the first nation to use the vaccine. Authorities are still in the process of reviewing information about the vaccine including the epidemiological data and assessing whether it will be cost-effective to make the vaccine a part of the country's standard immunisation package, said Dr Suwanchai Watthanayingcharoen, director-general of the Department of Disease Control (DDC). (more...)
Best known Analyst's Ratings:: Mondelez International, Inc. (MDLZ)
- December 08, 2017

Shares of Microsoft, Facebook and Google parent Alphabet rose about 1 percent. FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE) has declined 12.70% since December 7, 2016 and is downtrending. Its up 0.09, from 0.9 in 2017Q1. 91 funds opened positions while 359 raised stakes. 28,943 are owned by Old Financial Bank In. Arga Investment Mgmt Limited Partnership has 34,200 shares for 0.2% of their portfolio. (more...)
Canada to Defend Its Softwood Lumber in Trade Dispute With US Canada to Defend Its Softwood Lumber in Trade Dispute With US
- December 08, 2017

Canada's softwood lumber exports to the USA have fallen since the Americans first imposed new duties earlier this year, but near-record wood prices have meant there has been less pain to the industry than expected. Department of Commerce last spring and verified in November. That followed the launch by Ottawa last month of a NAFTA trade challenge over the move. (more...)
Array Biopharma Incorporated (NASDAQ:ARRY) Has Decline in Shorts
- December 08, 2017

Artal Gp Sa owns 150,000 shares for 0.08% of their portfolio. Pura Vida Investments Llc decreased Bio Rad Labs Inc (NYSE:BIO) stake by 30,180 shares to 22,820 valued at $5.16M in 2017Q2. More interesting news about Array BioPharma Inc . Among 3 analysts covering Sage plc ( SGPYY ), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 80% are positive. (more...)
Flu virus now widespread in Georgia Flu virus now widespread in Georgia
- December 07, 2017

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) on Tuesday urged people with chronic liver disease to be vaccinated against influenza as soon as possible, as a flu infection can worsen liver disease and might even cause liver failure. Dawar said. "Human immune defenses become weaker with age, which places older people at greater risk of severe illness", explained Dr. Levine. If you're 65 or older, there are two vaccine options created to boost immune response. (more...)
Unranked Washington Upsets No. 2 Kansas, 74-65 Unranked Washington Upsets No. 2 Kansas, 74-65
- December 07, 2017

It worked, as the Jayhawks hit just 5-of-20 three-point attempts while Washington connected on 9-of-21 from distance. "It's just whatever the flow of the game is". - Kansas is averaging 91.9 points per game, which is second in the Big 12 and sixth nationally. But when were not, we get average real quick.”. "From the beginning of the season it was on us, we knew it was going to be on us to believe in us and we weren't going to have a lot of help on our side", Thybulle said. (more...)
Active Stock Momentum: AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV)
- December 07, 2017

The Toronto-Dominion Bank (TSE:TD) has 0.00% since December 6, 2016 and is. It has underperformed by 7.39% the S&P500. Segall Bryant & Hamill Llc decreased Abbvie Inc ( ABBV ) stake by 7.82% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Cincinnati Specialty Underwriters Co has invested 1.8% in AbbVie Inc. Davenport And Limited Liability Co holds 0% or 110,853 shares. This is an increase from AbbVie's previous quarterly dividend of $0.64. (more...)
Hudson Pacific Properties, Inc. (NYSE:HPP) EVP Sells 2800 Shares of Stock
- December 07, 2017

About 234,024 shares traded. Jefferies maintained Highwoods Properties, Inc. Klinck Theodore J sold $525,100 worth of stock or 10,000 shares. While nobody can be sure which way the momentum will shift, preparing for multiple market scenarios may greatly help the investor if changes start to occur. (more...)
Buhari pardons 500 prisoners in Kano Buhari pardons 500 prisoners in Kano
- December 07, 2017

Barely 12 hours to the commencement of President Muhammadu Buhari's two-day official visit to Kano, the government has beefed up security, with many security agents manning strategic areas of the city. Buhari also gave the inmates an undisclosed amount of money to be shared as transport fare to their respective towns and villages. He was received by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State, Badaru Abubakar of Jigawa State and the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II. (more...)
GOP Lawmakers Urge Paul Ryan to Take Action on DACA by Christmas GOP Lawmakers Urge Paul Ryan to Take Action on DACA by Christmas
- December 07, 2017

Around 38,000 San Diegans were eligible for the program. On Saturday, President Trump pulled the U.S. out of the United Nation's compact seeking global cooperation to protect the safety and rights of refugees and migrants. But it doesn't have to be that way. "There's a growing chorus with a simple message for Congress - step up and fix our broken immigration system, starting with a fix for Dreamers ", John Feinblatt, president of New American Economy (NAE) said in a statement emailed to ... (more...)
Troops kill seven insurgents in Borno Troops kill seven insurgents in Borno
- December 07, 2017

Gen. Attahiru Ibrahim as the Theatre Commander of the Operation Lafiya Dole , the code name for Nigeria's military special operation against the Boko Haram insurgent group in North East Nigeria. Some members of staff of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on the team were also killed in the brutal ambush. "During the encounter, the troops neutralized 3 Boko Haram terrorists trying to cross between Tangos". (more...)