Medicine


Global Warming to disappear chocolate in next 30 years Global Warming to disappear chocolate in next 30 years
- January 02, 2018

According to Cho, this is possible with the help of a new technology called CRISPR, which allows for tiny tweaks in the DNA which will make the crops cheaper and more reliable. Mars' decision to collaborate with UC Berkeley scientists is a part of this initiative. Jennifer Doudna, the geneticist who invented CRISPR, is overseeing the collaborative effort with Mars, the company behind Snickers and M&M's. (more...)
Free First Day Hikes offered in New Hampshire parks Free First Day Hikes offered in New Hampshire parks
- January 02, 2018

While the parking lots were sparsely populated, there were more folks enjoying the frigid afternoon than you may imagine. The goal was to promote health and wellness - to encourage people to take strides towards accomplishing that resolution we all seem to make - and break - to exercise more and improve our fitness. (more...)
McCarthy ready for Crystal Palace reunion; Bertrand returns McCarthy ready for Crystal Palace reunion; Bertrand returns
- January 02, 2018

Mary's Stadium in the Premier League on Tuesday night. They did though perform well in their 0-0 draw at Manchester United on Saturday and Pellegrino could be tempted to name an unchanged side that featured at Old Trafford. After 21 games they have won four times, drawn eight and lost nine, while they have scored 20 goals and conceded 30 times. Southampton's only home league win in five attempts was November's 5-1 victory over Everton. (more...)
Tinkle leads Oregon State to victory in Pac-12 opener Tinkle leads Oregon State to victory in Pac-12 opener
- January 02, 2018

Forward Drew Eubanks had seven points anda team-high nine rebounds and six blocked shots Friday and is now averaging14.0 points, 6.8 boards and a team-leading 1.9 blocks. ABOUT UTAH (9-3, 1-0 Pac-12): The Utes' winFriday was their first in a road conference opener since joining the Pac-12 in2011. Former Missoula standout Tres Tinkle, now a sophomore at Oregon State, has been added to the Julius Erving Award watch list. (more...)
Parents urged to count calories in children's snacks Parents urged to count calories in children's snacks
- January 02, 2018

Instead of treats such as chocolate bars and crisps, the under-11s should be limited to two "healthy" snacks of no more than 100 calories each. That means children can easily consume three times more sugar than is recommended. On average, children are consuming at least three unhealthy snacks and sugary drinks a day, with around a third consuming four or more. Dr Alison Tedstone, chief nutritionist at Public Health England, said: "The true extent of children's snacking habits is greater ... (more...)
Diabetes drug 'significantly reverses memory loss' caused by Alzheimer's Diabetes drug 'significantly reverses memory loss' caused by Alzheimer's
- January 02, 2018

Alzheimer's disease is the most common cause of dementia, with the number of people afflicted expected to rise to two million in the United Kingdom by 2051, according to the Alzheimer's Society, which partly funded the research . According to independent academics, a reduction in nerve-cell-killing protein molecules was particularly interesting and this could be another avenue in the search for an elusive drug to combat dementia. (more...)
PTC Inc (NASDAQ:PTC) Institutional Investor Sentiment Is 1.05
- January 02, 2018

The company had a trading volume of 607,064 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,171,194. SEI Investments Co. (NASDAQ:SEIC) has risen 1.87% since December 30, 2016 and is uptrending. Out of 14 Wall Street analysts rating PTC, 10 give it "Buy", 1 "Sell" rating , while 3 recommend "Hold". Therefore 67% are positive. West Pharmaceutical Services had 13 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (more...)
Conor McGregor reveals family members were hospitalised with Australian flu over Christmas Conor McGregor reveals family members were hospitalised with Australian flu over Christmas
- January 02, 2018

He wrote: "Well that was a wild New Year's Eve". Half the family hit with the Australian flu virus and some even left in hospital with it, ' he said in the post which has since been deleted. Meanwhile, figures released by Public Health England show a sharp rise in cases, triggered by a surge in two aggressive subtypes attacking the population simultaneously. (more...)
Xylem Inc (XYL) Shares Sold by Dimensional Fund Advisors LP
- January 02, 2018

Patten Group Inc who had been investing in Xylem Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $12.25 billion market cap company. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 26,150 shares in the company, valued at $1,780,815. (more...)
At Least 2 Killed in Suspected Boko Haram Attack in Northern Cameroon At Least 2 Killed in Suspected Boko Haram Attack in Northern Cameroon
- January 02, 2018

The deputy director, Public Relations, 8 Division Nigerian Army, Col Timothy Antigha disclosed this yesterday in a statement to newsmen in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. In a New Year's address, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari said that Boko Haram had been beaten.Boko Haram has killed about 20,000 people in its eight-year long insurgency aimed at turning parts of Nigerian into a staunchly-Islamic state. (more...)
Rana Daggubati's Haathi Mere Saathi Rana Daggubati's Haathi Mere Saathi
- January 02, 2018

Baahubali fame Rana Daggubati earned a lot of fame for playing the magnificent villain in the highest-grosser. As we had reported earlier that actor Rana Daggubati is going to star in the trilingual remake of late actor Rajesh Khanna's 1971 film Haathi Mere Saathi . (more...)
Founders Capital Management LLC Lowered Its Intl Business Machines (IBM) Holding by $4.27 Million as Market Value Declined Founders Capital Management LLC Lowered Its Intl Business Machines (IBM) Holding by $4.27 Million as Market Value Declined
- January 02, 2018

The Highbridge Capital Management Llc holds 82,100 shares with $1.15M value, up from 45,600 last quarter. The stock increased 0.27% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $74.85. Toronto Dominion Bancorporation has invested 0.25% in Visa Inc. Ballentine Partners Limited Co holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) for 3,120 shares. (more...)
Werner Enterprises Inc (NASDAQ:WERN) Q3 2017 Sentiment Change
- January 02, 2018

Macquarie Gru invested in 0.11% or 1.75 million shares. Among 2 analysts covering M.P. Evans Group PLC ( LON:MPE ), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Cipher Cap Limited Partnership has 8,101 shares. (NYSE:VZ) or 8,131 shares. It improved, as 39 investors sold AMD shares while 107 reduced holdings. (NASDAQ:WERN). (more...)
Congolese forces kill at least seven during anti-government protests Congolese forces kill at least seven during anti-government protests
- January 02, 2018

The delay has fueled suspicions that Kabila will try to remove constitutional term limits that forbid him to run again, as presidents in neighboring countries have done. The Catholic church had led calls for peaceful protests on Sunday, with all the vast central African country's main opposition and civil society groups expressing support. (more...)
Gaming Disorder to be Recognized as Mental Illness in 2018 Gaming Disorder to be Recognized as Mental Illness in 2018
- January 02, 2018

The 11th version of the ICD is not yet set, but the addition would be a recognition that a pastime can become problematic if it leads to a form of addictive behaviour. This isn't the first time mental health professionals have considered formalizing game addiction as a disorder of its own. He suggests seeing a psychologist or a physiatrist for help if you believe you may be spending too much time playing video games. (more...)
Tamil Nadu government doctors to boycott work tomorrow against Centre's NMC Bill Tamil Nadu government doctors to boycott work tomorrow against Centre's NMC Bill
- January 01, 2018

OPDs in private hospitals will not work between 6 a.m.to 6 p.m. tomorrow to protest against the "undemocratic, anti-poor, non-representative and anti-federal" bill, the IMA said, adding that emergency and critical care services are exempted from the protest. (more...)
Alabama vs Clemson: CFP Semifinal, Sugar Bowl 2018 Preview and Prediction Alabama vs Clemson: CFP Semifinal, Sugar Bowl 2018 Preview and Prediction
- January 01, 2018

Georgia freshman QB Jake Fromm was the most efficient quarterback in the SEC with a rating of 168. However, their College Football Playoff chances were not taken away as they were given new life as the number four seed in this year's playoffs. (more...)
Analysts See $1.19 EPS for Chevron Corporation (CVX)
- January 01, 2018

The stock decreased 0.72% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $27.45. Another trade for 25,500 shares valued at $3.06 million was sold by Pate R. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, August 25 by Vetr . The stock has "Buy" rating by Bank of America on Tuesday, October 3. As per Wednesday, December 2, the company rating was upgraded by Citigroup. (more...)
Analysts See $0.32 EPS for Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. (SC)
- January 01, 2018

Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 4,491,731 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $69,037,000 after buying an additional 71,016 shares in the last quarter. Therefore 43% are positive. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating, ten have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. (more...)
Magnetar Financial LLC Purchases New Position in Whirlpool Co. (NYSE:WHR)
- January 01, 2018

The stock decreased 0.89% or $1.6 during the last trading session, reaching $178.1. About 777,786 shares traded. Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) has risen 24.95% since December 30, 2016 and is uptrending. It increased, as 48 investors sold Whirlpool Corporation shares while 188 reduced holdings. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. (more...)