Medicine


Compare the Different Analyst's Ratings:- Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK)
- December 12, 2017

Johnson & Johnson now has $377.70B valuation. The stock decreased 0.19% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $52.79. About 2.71 million shares traded. J.P. Morgan upgraded the stock to "Buy" rating in Tuesday, July 11 report. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Tuesday, December 8 by Bank of America. (more...)
Are Men Just 'Babies' When They Get the Flu? Maybe Not Are Men Just 'Babies' When They Get the Flu? Maybe Not
- December 12, 2017

For example, one US study that examined flu-related deaths from 1997 to 2007 found that, for adults, within several age groups, the rate of flu-associated mortality was somewhat higher in men than in women, regardless of underlying heart disease, cancer, chronic respiratory disease or kidney disease. (more...)
Soy, broccoli may cut breast cancer treatment's side effects Soy, broccoli may cut breast cancer treatment's side effects
- December 12, 2017

The study examined over 170 white 190 Chinese Americans, counting American born Chinese and immigrants together. Pro-life activist Africa Obianuju Ekeocha‏ tweeted that she hopes the Canadian government, which is conducting a "contraceptive dump" on Africa, is "ready to pay for cancer treatments for African women too". (more...)
Flu Season Is Already Off to a Bad Start Flu Season Is Already Off to a Bad Start
- December 11, 2017

If you haven't gotten the flu shot yet, Patterson urges getting it as soon as possible, since it takes a few weeks to start developing immunity to the virus. To improve protection, scientists have begun identifying novel vaccine antigens, platforms and manufacturing strategies to improve vaccine design. "In this regard, the CDC estimates that influenza vaccination averted 40,000 deaths in the United States between the 2005-2006 and 2013-2014 seasons", Fauci wrote. (more...)
Police Move Against #EndSARS Campaign, Plan To Hold #SupportSARS Rally In Abuja Police Move Against #EndSARS Campaign, Plan To Hold #SupportSARS Rally In Abuja
- December 11, 2017

The counter protesters are demanding the end of intimidation and brutality by the police unit. "We call on all Nigerians to support the reform of SARS as announced by the Inspector General of Police to make it better under the Federal SARS arrangement and Anda Commissioner of Police already appointed by the IGP to head SARS to be allowed to work to make F-SARS more effective and efficient". (more...)
Feeling Achy? Flu Season Off To Tough Start Feeling Achy? Flu Season Off To Tough Start
- December 11, 2017

St. Francois County has previously seen crucially more instances of the flu in the last two months in the nation's influenza season than at the same time previous year. You can take additional steps to ward off the flu by coughing or sneezing into a tissue or your elbow and avoiding touching your face. Gina Bumbalough, the director of Coordinated School Health for Tullahoma City Schools, is also doing her part to educate the student population on how to stay healthy during the winter months. (more...)
New drug discovery may stop Huntington's disease New drug discovery may stop Huntington's disease
- December 11, 2017

One of the trial's participants, Peter Allen, 51, described living with the disease. Levels of the toxic HTT protein are reduced, thereby minimising damage to the brain. Therefore, the main aim of the UCL study was determining whether the experimental drug - given to the majority of the 46 men and women from the UK, Germany and Canada with early stages Huntington's who took part - is safe. (more...)
Tollywood comedian Vijay found hanging in Hyderabad Tollywood comedian Vijay found hanging in Hyderabad
- December 11, 2017

Vijay at around 10am went inside his bedroom and hanged himself after bolting the door. When the door was forcefully opened he was found hanging. He was depressed duo to financial crisis and personal conflicts. At around 9.30 a.m, Vijay left a message- "Vijay no more" on a Whatsapp group. His father alleged that Vanitha demanded gold and cash from Vijay after she had started living separately. (more...)
Afghanistan to make its Test debut against India, in India Afghanistan to make its Test debut against India, in India
- December 11, 2017

Afghanistan earned the Test status on June 22 of this year along with their rivals Ireland. "Afghans were scheduled to play their first Test in 2019 versus Australia but considering the historic relationship between India and Afghanistan, we made a decision to host their first Test", said Chaudhary. (more...)
Taylor Swift: Former Denver DJ still hasn't paid symbolic $1 settlement Taylor Swift: Former Denver DJ still hasn't paid symbolic $1 settlement
- December 10, 2017

He reportedly told the AP, "I mean if this is all about women's rights". Outreach organizations available to those who have been affected include the American Association of University Women , Change the Conversation , Porter's Call , MusiCares , the Sexual Assault Center and You Have the Power . (more...)
Canola Oil Bad For Brain Canola Oil Bad For Brain
- December 10, 2017

Researchers focused on how canola oil affects the brain health for which they experimented on six-month-old mouse models to find out the oil's influence on the pathology of Alzheimer's disease. But amyloid beta 1-40 actually helps prevent those clumps from forming by buffering amyloid beta 1-42, an insoluble form of the protein, so a reduction isn't a good thing. (more...)
Man hoping to try new hairstyle left with massive dent in forehead Man hoping to try new hairstyle left with massive dent in forehead
- December 10, 2017

One of the photos showed that his head was so fried that he poked it with his thumb and left a dent in his head. That's what Huckabay did when his face started swelling after a severe sunburn, and the resulting photo is pretty intense. The Texan shared with some followers that Advil and ice "got the job done", but further explains that he refrained from a doctor's visit, since there were no other symptoms. (more...)
Autodesk (NASDAQ:ADSK) Earns "Buy" Rating from JP Morgan Chase & Co
- December 10, 2017

Pointstate Capital Ltd Partnership reported 3.49 million shares stake. Over the last three months, insiders sold 63,023 shares of company stock worth $7,378,094. About 1.16 million shares traded. It has outperformed by 40.65% the S&P500. (ADSK), Nuance Communications ..." on November 29, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com published article titled: "Autodesk: Layoffs Put An Iconic Franchise On Discount", Fool.com published: "Is the 15% Sell-Off of Autodesk, Inc. (more...)
Storm Caroline latest: Some homes 'to be without power all night' Storm Caroline latest: Some homes 'to be without power all night'
- December 10, 2017

The Met Office has issued a yellow warning of snow, with up to 20cm possible on higher ground. The previous Atlantic storm, named Brian, hit Ireland in late October, less than a week after what began as Hurricane Ophelia. The Met Office said: "During Friday, increasingly frequent snow showers already affecting parts of Scotland, Northern Ireland and northern England will extend across many other northern and western parts of the UK". (more...)
HBO officially renews Big Little Lies for season 2 with new director HBO officially renews Big Little Lies for season 2 with new director
- December 10, 2017

The show's seven-episode second season will be directed and executive produced by Andrea Arnold , who dazzled audiences previous year with the critically acclaimed road film "American Honey ". "Relationships will fray, loyalties will erode ... the potential for emotional and bodily injury shall loom". During season 1, Jean-Marc Vallée ( Dallas Buyers Club ) shot all seven episodes. (more...)
Zaira Wasim molested on board Delhi Mumbai flight Zaira Wasim molested on board Delhi Mumbai flight
- December 10, 2017

The 17-year-old actor was travelling from Delhi to Mumbai when a co-passenger sitting behind her put his feet on her armrest under the pretext of "resting due to turbulence". "The lights were dimmed so it was even worse". We are carrying out detailed investigation and will support Zaira in every way required. Air Vistara , in a reply, said that an investigation is on and there's a "zero tolerance" for such a behaviour. (more...)
Noteworthy Stocks: Lowe's Companies, Inc. (LOW), KeyCorp. (KEY)
- December 10, 2017

Lowe's Companies, Inc .'s beta is 1.14 whilst the stock has an average true range (ATR) of 1.97. Among active positions in the latest quarter, 610 holders increased their positions by a total of 61.84 million shares, 601 holders decreased the positions by a total of 74.06 million shares, and 159 holders held their positions. (more...)
Drilling Down Into Philip Morris International Inc. (PM)
- December 10, 2017

Skylands Cap Limited Company holds 126,600 shares or 0.44% of its portfolio. The rating was initiated by Citigroup with "Neutral" on Tuesday, September 13. First Foundation Advisors stated it has 2.71% of its portfolio in Philip Morris International Inc . The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Tuesday, June 20 with "Hold". (more...)
Bayesian Capital Management LP Takes Position in Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY)
- December 10, 2017

The stock increased 0.94% or $0.58 during the last trading session, reaching $62.42. The stock had a trading volume of 5,266,284 shares, compared to its average volume of 4,405,977. Cowen & Co maintained Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) rating on Monday, August 14. As per Wednesday, December 2, the company rating was upgraded by Guggenheim. (more...)
Officials urge flu season preparedness
- December 10, 2017

Symptoms include fever, headache, extreme tiredness, dry cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose and muscle aches. "Especially now, during the holiday season of crowds and gatherings of friends and family, everyone older than 6 months should get a flu shot", said Vermont Health Commissioner Mark Levine. (more...)