Medicine


FDA gets aggressive towards homeopathic drugs
- December 19, 2017

Homeopathy is an alternative medical practice developed in the late 1700s, based on two main principles: that a substance that causes symptoms in a healthy person can be used in diluted form to treat illness (known as "like-cures-like"); and the more diluted the substance, the more potent it is (known as the "law of infinitesimals"). (more...)
Pa. Gov. Vetoes Bill To Limit 2nd-Trimester Abortions Pa. Gov. Vetoes Bill To Limit 2nd-Trimester Abortions
- December 19, 2017

This was proven earlier this when the legislature sent Senate Bill 3, the most restrictive anti-choice bill in the country, to my desk without holding a single public hearing on it. Tom Wolf, a Democrat, vetoed a bill on Monday that would have added more restrictions to abortions in the state. It made only one exception, allowing abortions where the mother's life is in danger. (more...)
Schumer promises a Senate vote on overturning FCC's net neutrality repeal Schumer promises a Senate vote on overturning FCC's net neutrality repeal
- December 19, 2017

A recent poll shows that more than 80 per cent of Americans support net neutrality principles , including the overwhelming majority of Republican voters. But OpenMedia - a Canadian consumer advocacy group that has campaigned for net neutrality - said Thursday the FCC decision will have a negative impact on innovation, free expression and consumer choice. (more...)
Malaysian PM on a three-day official visit to Sri Lanka Malaysian PM on a three-day official visit to Sri Lanka
- December 19, 2017

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak said among the main products Malaysia exports to Sri Lanka is palm oil, but it is subject to several specific taxes, and if the FTA were to be implemented, the taxation system in both countries would be reviewed. (more...)
Italian family with rare genetic mutation do not feel pain Italian family with rare genetic mutation do not feel pain
- December 19, 2017

Their findings were published in the academic journal Brain , with the remarkable study being made openly available for everyone to read up on. Letizia said her 24-year-old son Ludovico, who plays football, has encountered problems. Letizia Marsili, 52, and five of her family members - her mother, two sons, sister and niece - all show signs of being affected by congenital analgesia. (more...)
1.52 is Sarepta Therapeutics Inc's (NASDAQ:SRPT) Institutional Investor Sentiment
- December 18, 2017

Secor Capital LP holds 9,395 shares. During the same period last year, the company posted ($0.95) earnings per share. sell-side analysts anticipate that Sarepta Therapeutics will post -3.11 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. Riggs Asset Managment Company holds 35 shares. Duncker Streett & accumulated 3,770 shares. Quantitative Mgmt Limited Liability Company holds 154,400 shares. (more...)
Synchrony Financial (SYF) Analysts See $0.68 EPS
- December 18, 2017

Lsv Asset Management who had been investing in Crane Co. for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $5.09B market cap company. Municipal Employees Retirement System of MI now owns 39,290 shares of the financial services provider's stock worth $1,172,000 after acquiring an additional 13,770 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
Rights group reports more destruction of Rohingya villages Rights group reports more destruction of Rohingya villages
- December 18, 2017

The New York-based rights group said buildings were destroyed in 40 villages in northern Rakhine state in October and November, increasing the total to 354 villages that have been partially or completely destroyed since Aug 25. Only a court judge can decide whether genocide has taken place, but Al Hussein tells the show: "It wouldn't surprise me in the future if the court were to make such a finding on the basis of what we see". (more...)
Four killed in Boko Haram ambush of United Nations food convoy in Borno Four killed in Boko Haram ambush of United Nations food convoy in Borno
- December 18, 2017

The Nigerian flag flies in Lagos. The Nigerian Army on Monday denied the killings of civilians in an attack coordinated by the Boko Haram insurgents against the World Food Programme (WFP's) trucks on Saturday. A military spokesperson declined to comment. Although a United Nations convoy was last attacked in 2016, Boko Haram has ambushed several security convoys this year often resulting in deaths and abduction. (more...)
Angelina Jolie & Her Kids Get Dressed Up for Black Tie Event! Angelina Jolie & Her Kids Get Dressed Up for Black Tie Event!
- December 18, 2017

Jolie's sons Pax and Knox (aged 14 and 9) sported black suits at the event, while her 11-year-old daughter Shiloh , known for non-gender binary style, sported a tuxedo. She went on to share how it is "being suggested by some people" to consider yourself a global citizen is to "care less for your own country, to be insufficiently patriotic". (more...)
Football Legend, Thierry Henry, Crowned King Of Goals In Nigeria Football Legend, Thierry Henry, Crowned King Of Goals In Nigeria
- December 18, 2017

Speaking at the event where Henry watched an English Premier League match with his fan in Lagos, the Managing Director, Guinness Nigeria, Peter Ndegwa stated that they brought the France born player to celebrate the unique passion for football among fans in Nigeria. (more...)
Clicking 'selfies' - mental disorder, requires medical treatments, says study Clicking 'selfies' - mental disorder, requires medical treatments, says study
- December 18, 2017

The rising trend of clicking selfies has taken the internet by storm for the past few years and now according to a new study conducted in India clicking those selfies is likely a mental disorder which definitely needs medical treatment. "The research suggests if you take six or more selfies per day , you've got it bad, coming in detail that people take selfies to improve their mood, draw attention to themselves, increase their self-confidence and connect with their environment", he said. (more...)
Roper Technologies INC (ROP) Shareholder Natixis Asset Management Has Trimmed Its Holding
- December 18, 2017

The stock increased 3.01% or $1.3 during the last trading session, reaching $44.56. About 6.79 million shares traded or 300.67% up from the average. The firm's revenue was up 23.7% compared to the same quarter last year. 198,795 are owned by Holland Capital Mgmt Ltd Co. Since August 8, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 7 sales for $3.79 million activity. $469,940 worth of stock was sold by JOHNSON ROBERT D on Wednesday, August 9. (more...)
Third Point Reinsurance (TPRE) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Keefe, Bruyette & Woods
- December 18, 2017

Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR) has risen 2.77% since December 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 17.82% the S&P500. Pine Brook Road Advisors Lp decreased its stake in Third Pt Reins Ltd ( TPRE ) by 60.61% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. (more...)
Police Investigating 'Suspicious' Deaths of Billionaire Canadian Couple Police Investigating 'Suspicious' Deaths of Billionaire Canadian Couple
- December 18, 2017

My dear friends Barry and Honey Sherman have been found dead. But as word of Honey and Barry Sherman's deaths spread, neighbors, family members and people who had been touched by the billionaire couple's philanthropy found themselves poring over the final weeks of the Shermans' lives - trying to figure out why investigators had described their deaths with the word " suspicious ". (more...)
Four babies die within two hours at South Korean hospital Four babies die within two hours at South Korean hospital
- December 18, 2017

The newborns died one by one between 9:31 p.m. and 10:53 p.m. on Saturday, a hospital official said during a press conference Sunday. Although KCDC said it would reach a conclusive report after Wednesday, it suspects gram-negative bacteria to be a possible cause based on the latest findings from blood culture tests, reports said. (more...)
Micron Technology (MU) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Robert W. Baird
- December 18, 2017

It has underperformed by 29.77% the S&P500. Credit Capital Investments Llc increased its stake in Micron Technology Inc (MU) by 5.22% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Investors sentiment increased to 1.08 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.91, from 1.92 in 2017Q1. Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. (more...)
Randy Sanders set to be named ETSU's next head football coach Randy Sanders set to be named ETSU's next head football coach
- December 18, 2017

The former Tennessee quarterback and longtime Vols assistant coach is "expected" to take over the East Tennessee State football program as head coach. Sanders will return to Neyland Stadium in 2018 for the first time since 2012. He succeeds Carl Torbush, who retired on December 8, three years after resurrecting a Buccaneers program that disbanded following the 2003 season. (more...)
Copart (NASDAQ:CPRT) Getting Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Report Shows
- December 18, 2017

The stock increased 0.80% or $0.23 during the last trading session, reaching $28.98. About 914,843 shares traded. Copart, Inc . (NASDAQ:CPRT) has risen 37.41% since December 17, 2016 and is uptrending. Therefore 20% are positive. Bank of America upgraded Copart, Inc . (NASDAQ:CPRT) on Friday, May 27 with "Hold" rating. Robert W. Baird has "Buy" rating and $44.0 target. (more...)
What's Propelling Ensco plc (ESV) to Decline So Much?
- December 17, 2017

The stock increased 0.61% or $0.82 during the last trading session, reaching $134.53. Another trade for 5,000 shares valued at $475,177 was made by Molnar Paul on Tuesday, September 19. Credit Suisse Ag, Switzerland-based fund reported 341,842 shares. The stock increased 0.70% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $5.73. (more...)