Medicine


Lung damage by smoking could be repaired by eating THESE fruits Lung damage by smoking could be repaired by eating THESE fruits
- December 21, 2017

COPD is the umbrella term for diseases from emphysema to acute bronchitis which can cause wheezing and breathlessness. Professor Vanessa Garcia-Larsen, of the John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, US, said: "This study shows that diet might help fix lung damage in people who have stopped smoking". (more...)
Somewhat Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect AbbVie (ABBV) Share Price
- December 21, 2017

Kings Point Mgmt has invested 0.01% in AbbVie Inc. Foster Dykema Cabot And Ma, Massachusetts-based fund reported 6,452 shares. 104,513 were accumulated by Tekla Mngmt Llc. Analysts await AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV) earned "Buy" rating by Jefferies on Friday, September 15. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $1.21 EPS. (more...)
Apache Corporation (NYSE:APA) Underpriced by 14.8%?
- December 21, 2017

Beaconlight Cap Ltd Llc has invested 1.73% in Parsley Energy, Inc. The stock decreased 0.87% or $0.64 during the last trading session, reaching $72.6. equities analysts expect that Apache Co. will post 0.03 EPS for the current fiscal year. AZN's profit will be $1.06B for 18.97 P/E if the $0.44 EPS becomes a reality. (more...)
Is Penn National Gaming Inc. (NASDAQ:PENN) A Safe Bet For Investors?
- December 21, 2017

Northcoast Asset Management Limited Com invested in 0.09% or 38,117 shares. With few merger opportunities left and companies already squeezing every cent they can from their businesses, I don't think this is going to be a booming area for investors going forward, despite Penn National's buyout of Pinnacle Entertainment . (more...)
Baby Emma born from an embryo that was frozen in 1992 Baby Emma born from an embryo that was frozen in 1992
- December 21, 2017

What is unusual is that even though Emma was frozen for 24 long years, she is born as a healthy baby. "I will always remember what the Gibsons said when presented with the picture of their embryos at the time of transfer; 'These embryos could have been my best friends, ' as Tina herself was only 25 at the time of transfer", Sommerfelt continued. (more...)
A salad a day may keep memory problems away, study says A salad a day may keep memory problems away, study says
- December 21, 2017

A study of elderly people found those who ate around one serving of leafy greens each day had brains that were the equivalent of 11 years younger than those who never or rarely ate the vegetables. Eating larger amounts of each of nutrients and bioactives including vitamin K , nitrate, folate , the antioxidants lutein and kaempferol, and alpha-tocopherol, a type of vitamin E , was associated with a slower decline in memory and thinking skills, the study found. (more...)
Coroner: 2 flu deaths reported in McLean County Coroner: 2 flu deaths reported in McLean County
- December 21, 2017

On December 15, 2017, health officials in California's Riverside County reported its first flu-related death of the season. The CDC tracking, which measures geographic spread and not the severity of the flu, notes that California, New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Virginia, Ohio, Wisconsin, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, Missouri and Oklahoma are all in the midst of a widespread outbreak. (more...)
Chocolate can be your dog's Christmas nightmare Chocolate can be your dog's Christmas nightmare
- December 21, 2017

For the study, they analyzed records from 229 veterinary practices in the United Kingdom between 2012 and 2017 for consultations relating to dogs who consumed chocolate around Christmas, Easter, Valentine's Day and Halloween. The British researchers hope that their findings will raise awareness and help dog owners prepare by being more careful with what candies they leave unattended around the house. (more...)
Eni, Shell To Stand Trial Over Alleged Corruption In Nigeria
- December 21, 2017

Royal Dutch Shell and Italian energy giant, Eni, have been ordered to stand trial over alleged corruption in Nigeria with the Italian major's chief executive among those indicted. "There is no place for bribery or corruption in our company". Shell said it was "disappointed" by the indictment, but that it believes a trial will show there is no case against the company or its former employees. (more...)
The Kohl's Corporation (KSS) Shares Bought by Northside Capital Management LLC
- December 21, 2017

Bb&T Securities Lc has 0.01% invested in Kohl's Corporation (NYSE: KSS ). It has underperformed by 9.54% the S&P500. The option since executed brings Gass ownership to 205901 shares. They issued a "neutral" rating on the stock. The firm earned "Reduce" rating on Wednesday, May 24 by Standpoint Research. The company was maintained on Thursday, September 14 by Piper Jaffray. (more...)
Model Who Lost Right Leg to 'Toxic Shock' May Lose the Other Model Who Lost Right Leg to 'Toxic Shock' May Lose the Other
- December 20, 2017

She was found unconscious on her bedroom floor covered in her faeces and vomit after her mother called police to check up on her when she hadn't heard from her for a while. It is commonly misdiagnosed because the symptoms resemble other more common illnesses. It usually affects women who use superabsorbent tampons during menstruation. (more...)
Microsoft is changing harassment policy
- December 20, 2017

That requirement has now been waived. The change comes as Microsoft is supporting legislation that would ban such clauses from employment agreements at all companies . The company is removing language found in some of its employees' contracts that barred them from filing suit over workplace sexual harassment claims. (more...)
Turtle Freed From Web of Floating Cocaine Bales Turtle Freed From Web of Floating Cocaine Bales
- December 20, 2017

It also got an endangered sea turtle , which was trapped among the floating bundles of cocaine. The Coast Guard's cutter ship, named Thetis , was stationed in the eastern Pacific on a 68-day mission for the Pacific Tactical Law Enforcement Team when a crew took a small boat November 19 to investigate the debris-filled spot in the ocean, according to the Miami Herald . (more...)
John McCain Heads Home to Recover in Arizona, Will Miss Tax Vote John McCain Heads Home to Recover in Arizona, Will Miss Tax Vote
- December 20, 2017

Marco Rubio of Florida and Sen. He said: "But the word is that John will come back if we need his vote". McCain, who was diagnosed with brain cancer earlier this year, was admitted to a Maryland hospital on Wednesday and treated for several days for side effects from chemotherapy. (more...)
China's carbon market still ranks as world's biggest China's carbon market still ranks as world's biggest
- December 20, 2017

China is moving closer to launching the world's biggest carbon-trading market. Click the audio player above to hear the full story . Ma Jun, director of non-profit Institute of Public & Environmental Affairs (IPE), said that as China nears the rollout of a national carbon market, it should speed up public access of data on greenhouse-gas emissions, as promised previous year by the State Council - China's cabinet - in a key emission-reduction policy for the 2016-2020. (more...)
USA lifts ban on funding risky virus research USA lifts ban on funding risky virus research
- December 20, 2017

In other words, the threat of future pandemics can't ever be totally guarded against, whether or not we elect to study newly emerging viruses in a lab. "Nature is the ultimate bioterrorist and we need to do all we can to stay one step ahead" by conducting research "to help us better recognize and countermand these strains". (more...)
(NYSE:NYRT) Declares $1.00 Dividend
- December 20, 2017

Insider ownership during the latest quarter decreased by a net of 0 shares, indicating that NYRT's key executives are feeling more bearish about the stock than they did three months ago. (NYSE:NKE) for 4,651 shares. It also reduced its holding in Southern Co (NYSE:SO) by 9,882 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 14,491 shares, and cut its stake in Cvs Health Corp (NYSE:CVS). (more...)
Cisco Sys INC (CSCO) Stake Maintained by Barclays Plc
- December 20, 2017

Pacad Investment Ltd who had been investing in Cisco Sys Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $189.34B market cap company. The stock increased 0.76% or $0.29 during the last trading session, reaching $38.48. (NASDAQ:EBAY) or 114,231 shares. Meristem Llp accumulated 8,563 shares. NY's holdings in Cisco Systems were worth $13,053,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. (more...)
Bell Valor V-280 makes maiden flight Bell Valor V-280 makes maiden flight
- December 20, 2017

Bell Helicopter's V-280 Valor tilt-rotor aircraft has taken to the skies for the first time. The aircraft, which resembles Bell's V-22 Osprey that is assembled in Amarillo, is hoped to help net a huge contract for Bell to replace the military's aging fleet of helicopters with something that has more speed and range . (more...)
PDP lawmakers stage walkout as Reps resume with rowdy session PDP lawmakers stage walkout as Reps resume with rowdy session
- December 20, 2017

PDP had lost five of its lawmakers in the House to other political parties in 2017 alone. According to him, it has to come through resolution after the House has been convinced that truly, there is no crisis in the party of the defecting member. (more...)