Health Care


Analysts Speculate on American Outdoor Brands Corp (AOBC) Analysts Speculate on American Outdoor Brands Corp (AOBC)
- March 07, 2018

One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating, four have assigned a buy rating and two have assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The business had revenue of $157.38 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $173.83 million. research analysts predict that American Outdoor Brands will post 0.6 EPS for the current fiscal year. (more...)
Opioid epidemic worsens: Wisconsin reports 108 percent rise in overdose rate Opioid epidemic worsens: Wisconsin reports 108 percent rise in overdose rate
- March 07, 2018

Cities and towns in 16 states reported showing increases ranging from 21 percent to upwards of 43 percent in more rural areas, and upwards of 54 percent for large cities, according to the CDC Enhanced State Overdose Surveillance Program data . (more...)
Point scores in OT as Lightning tops Panthers Point scores in OT as Lightning tops Panthers
- March 07, 2018

Brayden Point added a shootout goal and the league-leading Lightning improved to 6-0-1 in the past seven games. "Like the other night against Philly, he kind of hemmed in their zone and the next thing you know he's on the breakaway and it's in the net". (more...)
Legacy conduct issue: RBS agrees to $500m settlement for 2008 mis-selling Legacy conduct issue: RBS agrees to $500m settlement for 2008 mis-selling
- March 07, 2018

It already paid a USD5.50 billion fine to the US Federal Housing Finance Agency in 2017. He said the settlement involved a $100m cash payment to the state, plus $400m for consumer relief for homeowners and communities. "Settling these issues is a stark reminder of the heavy price we continue to pay for the global ambitions pursued by the bank in the run up to the crisis", RBS CEO Ross McEwan said in a statement. (more...)
Star Wars: Snoke Could Return In A Prequel Star Wars: Snoke Could Return In A Prequel
- March 07, 2018

In an interview with BBC , Hamill voiced out his claims for the character saying that he does not want to believe Luke died during the climactic final battle during " Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi ". Another " Star Wars " film is coming in May, the standalone " Solo: A Star Wars Story ", but he's only writing the main theme. If all of these villains can find a way, why can't Snoke? Like Serkis says, anything is possible. (more...)
Opioids don't outperform other medications for chronic pain Opioids don't outperform other medications for chronic pain
- March 07, 2018

Krebs, MD, MPH , with the Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Health Care System, and colleagues. US deaths from opioids including heroin and prescription drugs like oxycodone, hydrocodone and methadone have more than quadrupled since 1999, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. (more...)
Mississippi Senate votes to ban abortions after 15 weeks Mississippi Senate votes to ban abortions after 15 weeks
- March 07, 2018

Gov. Phil Bryant has indicated that he will sign the bill if it is passed by the state House. "We are not talking about banning abortion in the commonwealth after 11 weeks, we are talking about prohibiting a type of abortion that is found as had been confirmed to be both cruel and gruesome, and that is the dismemberment of a human fetus", Wuchner said. (more...)
HUD Cancels Pricey Dining Set Meant For Carson's Office HUD Cancels Pricey Dining Set Meant For Carson's Office
- March 07, 2018

Smallwood asked Carson to make a public statement to apologize to Foster and note "that all employees at Hud should feel free to follow the law, ask when they are unsure, and not fear retribution". "The rest of us have operated in fear", Smallwood said. "It was her job to be the conscience of HUD and ask the tough questions", Smallwood wrote. (more...)
23andMe to sell test for BRCA breast-cancer genes 23andMe to sell test for BRCA breast-cancer genes
- March 07, 2018

The FDA cautions that the test only detects 3 out of more than 1000 BRCA mutations, meaning that a negative result may not necessarily indicate whether or not a patient carries another variant that increases the risk of cancer. All individuals, whether they are of Ashkenazi Jewish descent or not, may have other mutations in BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes, or other cancer-related gene mutations that are not detected by this test. (more...)
Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) Insider Theodore A. Sarandos Sells 163747 Shares Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) Insider Theodore A. Sarandos Sells 163747 Shares
- March 06, 2018

The company's market cap is $136.43 Billion, and the average volume is $9.13 Million. Shares of Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX ) opened at $315.00 on Monday. Therefore 71% are positive. Netflix had a return on equity of 17.20% and a net margin of 4.78%. Bernstein maintained it with "Underperform" rating and $62 target in Tuesday, July 19 report. (more...)
Flu death toll in DE increases to 28, ties record high Flu death toll in DE increases to 28, ties record high
- March 06, 2018

There were 893 laboratory-confirmed influenza cases for the week ending February 24, a sharp decline from the record-setting 1,521 cases reported the previous week. For more information about free flu clinics, visit http://dhss.delaware.gov/dhss/dph/fluclinics.html . On Wednesday, they'll hold one from 9 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.at the Williams State Service Center, 805 River Rd.in Dover. (more...)
Opioid overdoses sending more people to ERs, especially in Pennsylvania, Delaware Opioid overdoses sending more people to ERs, especially in Pennsylvania, Delaware
- March 06, 2018

Emergency rooms saw a big jump in overdoses from opioids previous year - the latest evidence the nation's drug crisis is getting worse. Overdoses on opioids (prescription painkillers or street drugs laced with heroin or fentanyl) are on the rise for men and women across all age groups and regions. (more...)
Battered Congress says North-East poll results will not impact Karnataka elections Battered Congress says North-East poll results will not impact Karnataka elections
- March 06, 2018

The BJP leadership in the state, however, feels that results of the North-East have ensured that the party will be in success in the southern state too. Siddalingaswamy, L. Nagendra, K.R. Mohan Kumar, N.M. Naveen Kumar, Thontadarya, G. Madhusudhan and others were present. Former chief minister B S Yeddyurappa has said that he can not accept the challenge of Chief Minister Siddaramaiah as the latter is "highly corrupt" and has no "moral right" for a public debate. (more...)
ACP releases New Guidelines for Type 2 Diabetes ACP releases New Guidelines for Type 2 Diabetes
- March 06, 2018

In most patients with type 2 diabetes , clinicians should aim to achieve an HbA1c level of between 7 to 8%. "Many times, type 2 diabetes can be completely reversed by getting down to a normal weight ", says Michael Hochman, M.D., M.P.H., assistant professor of clinical medicine at the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California and director of the USC Gehr Family Center for Health Systems Science. (more...)
United Nations envoy says Rohingya refugees facing 'forced starvation' United Nations envoy says Rohingya refugees facing 'forced starvation'
- March 06, 2018

Almost 700,000 refugees have now sought refuge in the country since violence broke out in the northern part of Myanmar's Rakhine State in late August of 2017. In a Facebook post on Tuesday, deputy army chief Soe Win reiterated the military's stance that the " Rohingya " are not a genuine ethnic group in Myanmar - a view shared by many in the Buddhist majority, where there is broad support for the army campaign. (more...)
What we will do to Buhari if he visits Benue - Ortom What we will do to Buhari if he visits Benue - Ortom
- March 06, 2018

As Benue people anxiously expect President Muhammadu Buhari's visit to the state as announced by by his Media Adviser, Femi Adesina , the state government has stated that the visit would afford the people ample opportunity to table their problems before the President. (more...)
Delhi Airport tops airport service quality awards 2017: Airports Council International Delhi Airport tops airport service quality awards 2017: Airports Council International
- March 06, 2018

Reddy, founder-chairman of GVK Group which manages the airport. ACI World proudly recognizes the accomplishments of all airports in the global ASQ network. The growth momentum of Telangana State has been instrumental in the remarkable passenger uptick at the airport. In 2011, the airport had achieved the position of World No. (more...)
Young girl stands awestruck in front of Michelle Obama portrait Young girl stands awestruck in front of Michelle Obama portrait
- March 06, 2018

Obama had her "feeling all the feels". "Donna Hines and I made a pilgrimage today and we were delighted to wait in line behind this fellow art lover & hopeful patriot", the post said. As soon as the Obamas' portraits were revealed, much of the internet fell in love with the pieces of art and everything they represent about the former president and first lady. (more...)
Dalai Lama's Delhi event shifted to Dharamsala Dalai Lama's Delhi event shifted to Dharamsala
- March 06, 2018

The two events, which were to be attended by the Dalai Lama , were scheduled to take place in New Delhi - an inter-faith prayer at the Gandhi Samadhi in Rajghat on March 31 and a "Thank You India" event at the Thyagaraj Sports Complex on April 1. (more...)
Haley accuses United Nations of 'bullying' Israel
- March 06, 2018

He noted that Trump had signed waivers extending sanctions relief to Iran to give negotiators a chance to fix the nuclear deal, but would not do so again. The President announced late previous year the U.S. would move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, leading to worldwide uproar over Washington recognizing the holy city as Israel's capital. (more...)
Toxic cloud: Study says teens shouldn't vape Toxic cloud: Study says teens shouldn't vape
- March 06, 2018

Bottom line, Rubinstein said there's no reason teenagers should be vaping . Researchers at University of California San Francisco analyzed urine and saliva from 67 teens who used e-cigarettes and found they had been exposed to some of the same chemicals in tobacco that cause cancer . (more...)
Healthy Diet May Not Counter-Balance Ill Effects Of High Salt Intake Healthy Diet May Not Counter-Balance Ill Effects Of High Salt Intake
- March 06, 2018

The recommended upper limit of adult salt intake in the United Kingdom is 6g a day ― around one teaspoon ― with the team finding that increasing salt intake above this average amount was linked to an increase in blood pressure, even if participants consumed a high level of potassium and other nutrients. (more...)
Put Britain on a diet, health chiefs urge food companies Put Britain on a diet, health chiefs urge food companies
- March 06, 2018

PHE is also launching a campaign to encourage people to control calories, proposing a rule for thumb of 400 calories for breakfast and 600 each for lunch and dinner. The challenge involves 13 popular foods that families eat including: pizzas, savoury snacks, ready meals - including read-made sandwiches, some meat products, cooking sauces, chips and crisps and "composite salads" such as hummus or coleslaw. (more...)
Aurobindo Pharma shares fall 5% on reports of USFDA observations Aurobindo Pharma shares fall 5% on reports of USFDA observations
- March 06, 2018

According to the generics drugmaker, Unit IV is a dedicated manufacturing facility for generic sterile injectables - including lyophilized and powder injections prefilled syringes - along with opthalmics and low volume parenterals. Aurobindo has 114 filings under review as on December 31. Aurobindo a year ago received a Form 483 for another sterile manufacturing plant in nearby Bachupally. (more...)
Man in Hyderabad slashes wrist of son addicted to mobile Man in Hyderabad slashes wrist of son addicted to mobile
- March 06, 2018

The incident happened at Pahadishareef in the city outskirts. Police have arrested the accused father while his 18-year-old son has been shifted to a hospital for treatment. "Based on Khaled and his mother's statements, we have arrested the father", said Pahadishareef inspector P Laxmikantha Reddy. Khaled would watch movies late at night at a stretch, "making" his father outraged up to a point, that he slashed his son's right wrist with a butcher's knife. (more...)