Medicine


Sarepta Therapeutics' (SRPT) Outperform Rating Reaffirmed at UBS Group
- December 31, 2017

It has outperformed by 80.12% the S&P500. Intersect Capital Llc increased its stake in Intl Paper Co (IP) by 34.03% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Powershares Qqq Trust (Put) (QQQ) was raised too. In an overview of the current analyst recommendations, Buy count is 15 and Overweight is 1 while the number of analysts recommending Sell and Underweight are 0 and 0, respectively. (more...)
Okpozu: Presidency apologises for errors in board members list Okpozu: Presidency apologises for errors in board members list
- December 31, 2017

He also appointed Chris Utov as a member of the Nigeria Institute of Social and Economic Research. The Presidency says there is nothing "scandalous or extraordinary" in the inclusion of the names of some dead persons in the list of appointments into boards of some agencies released on Friday. (more...)
Jurgen Klopp reveals Mohamed Salah injury concern after Liverpool beat Leicester City Jurgen Klopp reveals Mohamed Salah injury concern after Liverpool beat Leicester City
- December 31, 2017

Klopp said:" in his post-match reaction: "It is a maximum satisfaction to win like this today and on ideal days we win football games. Rotation of the squad will be necessary in both games, but Klopp insists that he'll only have an eye on the Leicester game, and that he'll decide on his Burnley line-up when he knows who is, and who isn't, fit. (more...)
DE Shaw & Company INC Holds Stake in Nxp Semiconductors NV (NXPI)
- December 30, 2017

Biogen Inc. (NASDAQ:BIIB) has risen 4.94% since December 29, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 60.48% the S&P500. Capital Innovations Llc bought 5,075 shares as the company's stock declined 11.04% while stock markets rallied. Partner Investment Management Lp, which manages about $105.40M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) by 6,902 shares to 13,853 shares, valued at $2.37 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. (more...)
Wind Chill and Frostbite Wind Chill and Frostbite
- December 30, 2017

Meanwhile in Worcester and Providence, Thursday's high of 8 degrees and 13 degrees, respectively, beat out lowest maximum temps recorded in 1976 of 15 and 21 degrees. Make sure to dress in layers and wear a hat and gloves. When the wind chill drops into the -40s the time is cut down to 10min. Wind chill values as low as -12. (more...)
Rajneesh Gurbani becomes 2nd bowler to take hat-trick in Ranji final Rajneesh Gurbani becomes 2nd bowler to take hat-trick in Ranji final
- December 30, 2017

Taking his first hat-trick in the first class cricket, the 24-year-old from Nagpur the second bowler after Tamil Nadu's B Kalyanasundaram to claim a hat-trick in a Ranji Trophy final match. I want to have the feel of the trophy in my hands. Now, we are hoping to restrict them before 295. "The discipline in the team, the way the routines and preparations we had before coming into the Ranji Trophy", Fazal said in response to what changed their fortunes this season. (more...)
Analyst Research Roundup: QVC Group (QVCA), Big Lots, Inc. (BIG)
- December 30, 2017

About 810,802 shares traded. The Return on Investment (ROI) ratio of QVC Group ( QVCA ) is 6.4 percent. It has underperformed by 23.16% the S&P500. Jackson Wealth Management Llc bought 10,750 shares as the company's stock rose 12.78% with the market. (more...)
Cintas Corp (NASDAQ:CTAS) Institutional Investor Positioning
- December 30, 2017

State Of Tennessee Treasury Department who had been investing in American Intl Group Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $53.79 billion market cap company. Hbk Sorce Advisory Limited Liability Company reported 1,926 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Tuesday, December 19 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. (more...)
CDC says Flu is prevalent in U.S. 36 states
- December 30, 2017

Modi said it is too early to tell if the proper flu strain was vaccinated against because the flu season is just starting. In its report today, the CDC said since its last report, the number of states reporting widespread flu activity-encompassing a broad swath of the country-jumped from 23 to 36, and the proportion of respiratory samples testing positive for flu at clinical labs rose from 14% to 22.4%. (more...)
What to expect in the next 36 hours: Lake-effect snow What to expect in the next 36 hours: Lake-effect snow
- December 30, 2017

A lake snow warning has been issued for Lake, Geauga and Ashtabula (heart of the primary snowbelt) counties through early Sunday morning. As the cold air passes above the unfrozen and relatively warm lake waters, it draws their warmth and moisture up into the lowest level of the atmosphere. (more...)
Video shows robbery suspects in North Philadelphia Video shows robbery suspects in North Philadelphia
- December 30, 2017

Meanwhile, the other suspect removed all the cash from a drawer at the front desk. Heavy set Hispanic (or olive complexion) male, wearing muddy construction boots, dark blue trousers, grey hooded sweatshirt and mask. "The two suspects forced their way into the house and robbed them". Both suspects then left the hotel and headed south on foot, police said. Thin black male wearing muddy construction boots, dark blue trousers, grey hooded sweatshirt and mask. (more...)
United Kingdom hospitals may roll out 'drunk tanks' nationwide to ease ER strains United Kingdom hospitals may roll out 'drunk tanks' nationwide to ease ER strains
- December 29, 2017

This peaks on Friday and Saturday evenings, particularly at this time of year, when as many as 70 per cent of attendances can be alcohol-related. There are around 16 mobile units - also known as booze buses - across the United Kingdom, according to a recent survey, and a number of cities operate them all year round, including Newcastle, Cardiff, Manchester and Bristol. (more...)
More Pregnant Women Use Marijuana More Pregnant Women Use Marijuana
- December 29, 2017

Among younger pregnant women, the numbers are even more dramatic: For pregnant women under 18, use skyrocketed from 12.5 percent to 21.8 percent, and in the 18-24 bracket, it grew from 9.8 percent to 19 percent. Among the research included in the document is one involving pregnant laboratory animals that were exposed to the illicit drug. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), more research is needed on the effects of marijuana use on developing babies. (more...)
Delhi government launches mobile app for school management committees Delhi government launches mobile app for school management committees
- December 29, 2017

Replying to this, urban affairs minister Hardeep Puri said the Magenta Line was only for UP section; so, Kejriwal wasn't invited. Puri promised he would try to negotiate peace between LG and the CM. "This is a wrong precedent", Verma said. Verma cited one such instance during former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's regime wherein Vajpayee had refused to attend a function till the chief minister of the state was invited to be a part of it. (more...)
Myanmar frees journalists working for Turkish journos Myanmar frees journalists working for Turkish journos
- December 29, 2017

He said that they were treated well in prison and also during the interrogation, adding that they admitted they were guilty of Article 10 of the Myanmar Aircraft Act and they would now take caution to that effect. The TRT crew's arrest came with ties more strained than ever between Myanmar and Turkey, whose president has lambasted the mainly Buddhist nation over its persecution of Rohingya Muslims. (more...)
Div. of Public Health announces Delaware's 2nd flu death this season Div. of Public Health announces Delaware's 2nd flu death this season
- December 29, 2017

Though early reports indicate the vaccine may less effective in preventing influenza this season than health officials had hoped, reports indicate that the vaccine is still very effective at preventing hospitalizations and deaths. Awele Maduka-Ezeh. Health officials in North Carolina have reported three more people have died from the flu in the latest numbers ending December 23, 2017. (more...)
Minnesota Timberwolves: 5 replacements for Jeff Teague Minnesota Timberwolves: 5 replacements for Jeff Teague
- December 29, 2017

Teague isn't the focus of Minnesota's attack as he often was during a seven-year stint with the Atlanta Hawks, however, the 29-year-old veteran has the Timberwolves on track to end their playoff drought. Teague had an MRI at Mayo Clinic on Thursday. Jones averaged 12.3 points and 6.7 assists in that time. Jones is averaging 4.1 points and 2.6 assists in 35 games (three starts) this season. (more...)
NY minimum wage to increase December 31 NY minimum wage to increase December 31
- December 29, 2017

But the overall impact could cause ripples beyond the minimum-wage earners. In most of NY state the minimum will increase to $10.40 an hour from $9.70. OH is one of 18 states raising minimum wages in 2018; the federal rate will remain $7.25 an hour. Additionally, he argued that raising the minimum wage would lower foreign investment in labor intensive industries as FDI companies would move to regions with a lower minimum wage. (more...)
Study shows more moms-to-be are turning to marijuana Study shows more moms-to-be are turning to marijuana
- December 28, 2017

More pregnant women are smoking pot. "From 2002 to 2014, the prevalence of self-reported, past-month marijuana use among USA adult pregnant women increased from 2.4 percent to 3.9 percent". "They hear medical marijuana and think it's safe, but there are a lot of medications that aren't safe during pregnancy". Research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention state that pregnant women who use weed could be putting their infants at risk, as numerous chemicals present in marijuana ... (more...)
BJP-ruled municipal corporation 'bans display of non-veg food' BJP-ruled municipal corporation 'bans display of non-veg food'
- December 28, 2017

A spokesperson of the SDMC said, "It was a private member resolution originally moved by a councilor from Kakrola village in Najafgarh Zone in the Health Committee meeting". Just because the BJP has majority in the house they can not make such dictatorial decisions. Praveen Shankar Kapoor, Delhi BJP spokesperson, said that it is a measure from the public health angle and maintained that there will no be curbs on the sale of non-vegetarian food. (more...)