Medicine


Can analysts adopt a bullish outlook for Esperion Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ESPR)?
- December 17, 2017

The stock increased 0.33% or $0.27 during the last trading session, reaching $82.71. Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. Esperion Therapeutics, Inc. has a fifty-two week low of $10.71 and a fifty-two week high of $65.20. (NASDAQ:ESPR). Bb Biotech Ag holds 2.14% or 1.51M shares. Esperion Therapeutics has an average rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $60.85. (more...)
First flu-related death in Dallas County First flu-related death in Dallas County
- December 17, 2017

In Australia, the outlook was grim. According to the Australian government's Department of Health, the country saw the highest flu levels since 2009, when the swine flu pandemic swept the globe. The agency's charts show that is comparable to, or slightly lower than, the same period in most recent years. The CDC said in its most recent MMWR that health care professionals should continue to recommend influenza vaccine now and throughout the flu season to all unvaccinated patients ages ... (more...)
Scientists Say Japanese Monkeys Are Having 'Sexual Interactions' With Deer Scientists Say Japanese Monkeys Are Having 'Sexual Interactions' With Deer
- December 17, 2017

The female monkeys were seen preferring male bucks. Their findings published earlier in December in peer-reviewed journal Archives of Sexual Behavior said these interactions were definitely sexual in nature. Another possibility could be that they the females are simply practising sex in safety, rather than risking an interaction with aggressive male monkeys. (more...)
Were Analysts Bearish Weatherford International plc (NYSE:WFT) This Week?
- December 17, 2017

The SI to Weatherford International Plc's float is 17.11%. The stock increased 0.30% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $3.36. About 12.36M shares traded. Yakira Capital Management Inc who had been investing in Westar Energy Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $7.87 billion market cap company. (more...)
S. Africa promises free higher education for poor students S. Africa promises free higher education for poor students
- December 17, 2017

Zuma announced that the threshold to qualify as a poor or working-class student would be raised to a maximum combined family income of R350 000 per annum, an increase from the original R122 000 family income per annum cap. Zuma said that the provision of fully subsidised free education and training would be extended to all current and future poor and working class South African students at all public TVET (Technical Vocational Education and Training) colleges starting in 2018 and would be ... (more...)
United Nations chief presses for release of arrested Reuters journalists in Myanmar United Nations chief presses for release of arrested Reuters journalists in Myanmar
- December 17, 2017

The two reporters were arrested under the Official Secrets Act, a colonial-era law which carries a maximum 14-year jail sentence. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Thursday that the arrests were a signal that press freedom is shrinking in Myanmar and the global community must do all it can to get them released. (more...)
Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ACHN) Undervalued by 51.2%
- December 17, 2017

About 7.17M shares traded or 91.98% up from the average. First Merchants Corporation (FRME) has risen 59.72% since December 15, 2016 and is uptrending. ACHN was included in 24 notes of analysts from August 13, 2015. (NASDAQ: ACHN ) is a huge mover today! Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ACHN ) stock price fell -30.02 percent over the past one year, while decreased -30.53 percent during the past 6 months. (more...)
Ketamine may reduce suicidal thoughts Ketamine may reduce suicidal thoughts
- December 17, 2017

Previous studies have shown that low-dose ketamine , an anesthetic, can quickly reduce depressive symptoms and may reduce suicidal thoughts . The report said 80 patients with depression, who had clinically significant suicidal thoughts, participated in the research. (more...)
2 dead, 2 missing after portion of Zaveri Bazaar building collapses 2 dead, 2 missing after portion of Zaveri Bazaar building collapses
- December 16, 2017

Two more people remain missing and the rescue operations are underway. Fire Officer Shailesh Kurtadkar, Mumbai Fire Brigade, said, "The operation is expected to end soon as no one else is believed to be trapped in the debris". Five labourers said they had asked the contractor to prop the building before initiating repairs. The building was undergoing fix when the collapse occurred, said officials. (more...)
Yemeni rebels deny United States charges that Iran is arming them Yemeni rebels deny United States charges that Iran is arming them
- December 16, 2017

The missile didn't hit the airport, but if it had, it potentially could have killed hundreds of innocent civilians. Iran's foreign ministry has previously said November's missile launch was "an independent action" by the Houthis in response to Saudi-led coalition "aggression". (more...)
Alan Pardew: 'West Bromwich Albion are showing ambition' Alan Pardew: 'West Bromwich Albion are showing ambition'
- December 16, 2017

I was celebrating. I don't know what changed his mind but he changed his mind. "I thought it was goal until I saw the linesman not move", he added. "I'd like to give him more opportunities in terms of scoring a goal, but I couldn't have asked for anymore, he still created some moments". (more...)
Yay! Tiger Zinda Hai's advance booking begins on Sunday Yay! Tiger Zinda Hai's advance booking begins on Sunday
- December 16, 2017

Salman Khan as Tiger in this movie "TZH" and fan is really excited after see trailers. The film has created a huge buzz among the audience, but the question that arises is whether Salman Khan's Tiger Zinda Hai be able to break the lifetime collections of Aamir Khan's Dangal. (more...)
White House banning several words and phrases from CDC's next budget report
- December 16, 2017

It's likely that other parts of HHS are operating under the same guidelines regarding the use of these words, the analyst said . The OMB has jurisdiction over the proposals, but it was not immediately clear whether anyone at the OMB had specifically requested that those words and phrases be banned. (more...)
Burnley boss Sean Dyche hails club's culture for lofty Premier League position Burnley boss Sean Dyche hails club's culture for lofty Premier League position
- December 16, 2017

Burnley have won six of their last eight league matches, as many as they had won in their previous 26 fixtures. Burnley will welcome back Matt Lowton and Ben Mee but are still unsure about fellow defender Stephen Ward's availability. Chris Hughton's side have taken just two points from the last six games. True, they put four past Everton - who were in terrible form at the time - but the Saints' three other league wins this term were by just a single-goal margin against West Brom, Crystal ... (more...)
Cell phone health concerns addressed by California Department of Public Health Cell phone health concerns addressed by California Department of Public Health
- December 16, 2017

About 95 percent of Americans own a cell phone, and 12 percent rely on their smartphones for everyday Internet access. The California Department of Public Health released a new set of guidelines on cell phone use and radiation risk - revisiting a years-long debate about whether the pocket-sized gadgets we can't live without are slowly giving us cancer . (more...)
Altria Group INC (MO) Holding Maintained by Lpl Financial Llc
- December 16, 2017

Franklin Resources Inc. reduced its position in shares of Altria Group (NYSE:MO) by 0.9% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The rating was maintained by UBS with "Buy" on Wednesday, May 31. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of MO in report on Friday, September 1 with "Hold" rating. (more...)
(NYSE:LII) and Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK)
- December 16, 2017

Alaska Air Group, Inc ., through its subsidiaries, provides passengers and cargo air transportation services primarily in the United States. Hightower Ltd Liability Corp holds 0.01% or 26,607 shares in its portfolio. The stock of Great Western Bancorp, Inc. Cowen & Co maintained it with "Buy" rating and $89.0 target in Thursday , October 26 report. Investors sentiment increased to 1.34 in 2017 Q2. (more...)
Hackers Attack Infrastructure Facility, Halt Plant Operations Hackers Attack Infrastructure Facility, Halt Plant Operations
- December 16, 2017

Dan Scali, who led FireEye's investigation into the matter, said the hackers' system shutdown may not have been fully intentional, as they were exploring the depths of the plant's network. In December of 2015 and again in December of past year, hackers breached security inside Ukrainian electric facilities and used their unauthorized access to cause power outages during one of the coldest months in Eastern Europe. (more...)
Fire engineer dies fighting California's growing Thomas Fire Fire engineer dies fighting California's growing Thomas Fire
- December 15, 2017

Mecham said Iverson and his five-firefighter strike team were engaged with a very active part of the fire near Fillmore , California , when the accident occurred. The Thomas Fire has charred about 242,500 acres and destroyed almost 1,000 structures since erupting north of Santa Paula 10 days ago, making it the fourth largest blaze in California history. (more...)
California sues Trump administration on behalf of students seeking debt relief California sues Trump administration on behalf of students seeking debt relief
- December 15, 2017

A separate lawsuit was filed by California. California is suing the Trump administration for what it says is the U.S. Department of Education's refusal to provide debt relief to more than 13,000 students that courts have found were defrauded by the since-shuttered for-profit Corinthian Colleges. (more...)