Health Care


The Technical Condition Changes for Genocea Biosciences, Inc. (GNCA) The Technical Condition Changes for Genocea Biosciences, Inc. (GNCA)
- September 27, 2017

Genocea Biosciences was founded by Robert Paull and Kevin J. Bitterman on August 16, 2006 and is headquartered in Cambridge, MA. Cowen and Company reiterated an outperform rating and issued a $40.00 price target on shares of Genocea Biosciences in a report on Tuesday, July 25th. (more...)
HIV rates on rise among over 50s in Europe HIV rates on rise among over 50s in Europe
- September 27, 2017

She said a perception of older people being at lower risk of HIV is shared by some health workers and can mean HIV-related services are focused toward people under 50. The route of transmission was mostly heterosexual, Tavoschi confirmed. "This presents a challenge to think about whether our prevention efforts meet the needs of changing demographics". (more...)
Man's Suspected Lung Tumor Found To Be Playmobil Cone Inhaled During Childhood Man's Suspected Lung Tumor Found To Be Playmobil Cone Inhaled During Childhood
- September 27, 2017

But when doctors at Royal Preston Hospital in England completed more tests, they were surprised to find that the mystery mass was something far more benign: a long-lost miniature traffic cone from a Playmobil set, which the man said he must have swallowed 40 years prior. (more...)
ICICI Lombard lists at 1.66% discount to issue price ICICI Lombard lists at 1.66% discount to issue price
- September 27, 2017

Institutional investors' segment of the IPO was subscribed over 8 times. Overall, the Rs 5,701-crore offering ($871 million) resulted in a 19% stake dilution. To a query, if ICICI Lombard would allow Fairfax, which owns 49 per cent of stake in the recently launched non-life firm, Go Digital, he said, "we have no issues". (more...)
USA wants diplomatic end to North Korea crisis: Mattis
- September 27, 2017

After the White House took the unusual step of denying it had opened the door to conflict with the nuclear-armed Asian nation, Mattis said Washington's goal was "to solve this diplomatically". On Saturday, during his participation in the top-level debates in the General Assembly, Ri announced that North Korea is in the "final phase" of developing its nuclear arsenal, including ballistic missiles that could potentially deliver nuclear warheads to U.S. (more...)
Possible Biomarker for Diagnosing CTE during Life | BU Today | Boston University Possible Biomarker for Diagnosing CTE during Life | BU Today | Boston University
- September 27, 2017

Future studies are needed to determine whether increased levels of CCL11 are an early or late finding in the CTE disease process and whether CCL11 levels might be able to predict the severity of an individual's disease. Reflecting on the results, she said: 'The findings of this study are the early steps toward identifying CTE during life. Absent being able to diagnose the disease in living patients, researchers can not develop treatments for CTE. (more...)
Philadelphia Eagles bring back Kenjon Barner in wake of Sproles' injury Philadelphia Eagles bring back Kenjon Barner in wake of Sproles' injury
- September 27, 2017

Barner was a free agent this past offseason and was not re-signed by the Eagles . Playing against the New York Giants in Week 3, Sproles tore his ACL and broke his arm on the same play - ending his season. It's very likely punt returner will be Barner's role. The Eagles do have running back Byron Marshall on the practice squad, but it appears they have made a decision to go in another direction. (more...)
All you need to know about the new ICC playing conditions All you need to know about the new ICC playing conditions
- September 27, 2017

In an ICC first, players can now be sent off the field for the rest of the match if umpires find them involved in serious misconduct. "Threatening to assault an umpire, making inappropriate and deliberate physical contact with an umpire, physically assaulting a player or any other person and committing any other act of violence all constitute Level 4 offences", it added. (more...)
Knicks Ship Carmelo Anthony to Thunder to Form 'Big Three' in OKC Knicks Ship Carmelo Anthony to Thunder to Form 'Big Three' in OKC
- September 27, 2017

D-Wade-to-OKC was a long shot to begin with, but the Thunder starters should have no shortage of firepower with Melo's ability to spread the floor. "We thank him for his seven seasons in a Knicks uniform and all that he accomplished off the court for the City of NY by using his platform to address social issues", President Steve Mills said. (more...)
DiCaprio & Scorsese Developing Teddy Roosevelt Biopic DiCaprio & Scorsese Developing Teddy Roosevelt Biopic
- September 27, 2017

Morris actually penned a trilogy of Roosevelt biographies, the second of which ( Theodore Rex ) carries readers through the entirety of his presidency from 1901 to 1909. While Oscar victor DiCaprio is now the same age Roosevelt was when he became President (42), it is unknown if the plan is to shift to one of Morris' other biographies or keep to the initial "Rise of" storyline. (more...)
Mike Tomlin: We're not interested in making statements Mike Tomlin: We're not interested in making statements
- September 27, 2017

He says he "was frustrated and angry at the Steelers not standing the anthem" and regrets the comment. Township Manager Donald Gennuso said Smith should be removed from his position, though he added that that decision is up to the fire department, which did not return a call Tuesday. (more...)
STD cases hit record high in the US STD cases hit record high in the US
- September 27, 2017

Karen Smith, director of the California Department of Public Health, said in a statement Tuesday. "Research suggests that a large share of new gonorrhea cases is occurring among MSM", the release stated. Also, the CDC is helping health departments integrate STD prevention into patient care for those living with HIV, and rapidly detect drug-resistant gonorrhea and treatment for affected individuals as part of the Combating Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria (CARB) Action Plan . (more...)
Lourdes and Mercy Health to Offer Free Flu Shots Lourdes and Mercy Health to Offer Free Flu Shots
- September 27, 2017

And even if it's not a flawless match it does help to decrease the severity and the duration of those symptoms", Senior Nurse Heather Meador said. Anyone age six months and older can get immunized free of charge. The health department offers them during regular walk-in clinics Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 11:30 a.m.to 4:30 p.m., 1930 Ninth Avenue. CCHD accepts SoonerCare, Medicare, all private health insurance, cash, checks , and credit cards as payment for flu vaccine . (more...)
Police pull over vehicle and find baby sitting on the backseat floor Police pull over vehicle and find baby sitting on the backseat floor
- September 26, 2017

He initially thought there was a doll inside the vehicle seat, but he noticed two feet kicking inside the auto seat and immediately pulled over. Police believe the baby was alone for a short period, because he had no burns or other physical symptoms, even though it was sunny and hot when he was found. (more...)
Thunder officially acquire Anthony from Knicks
- September 26, 2017

Porzingis hoped Anthony would remain in NY, though understood why the move to Oklahoma City was better for someone he called a mentor and big brother. "At times, it was very strenuous on myself, on my family". After Phil Jackson belittled and undermined Carmelo's value, the knicks were lucky to get anything back in return. (more...)
Die in LA County From West Nile Virus Die in LA County From West Nile Virus
- September 26, 2017

County this year reached seven. A second man in his 50s was briefly hospitalized but is now home recovering. The cases were reported in Forrest, Hinds, and Scott counties. The state is still in the peak West Nile season, which is from July to September. Use a mosquito repellent with an EPA-registered ingredient such as DEET while you are outdoors. (more...)
Three more Omanis arrested in Hyderabad marriage racket Three more Omanis arrested in Hyderabad marriage racket
- September 26, 2017

The police official said steroids and medicines to boost sexual potency were recovered from one of those arrested. Another Omani national Qamees Mohammed will also be deported. "We are trying to reach to the roots of this racket". Satyanaryana said the crackdown on the ring would continue till the menace ends. The well-organised racket involves middlemen in Hyderabad and those based in Gulf countries, who lure poor families with the promise to pull them out of poverty. (more...)
'World's heaviest woman' dies months after starting weight-loss quest 'World's heaviest woman' dies months after starting weight-loss quest
- September 26, 2017

According to the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, this way the patient who undergoes this surgery satisfies its hunger faster than a regular person, making it eat less than others. She had a long wait as no airlines were willing to fly her due to her health complications. It was followed by a team of more than 20 doctors representing various specialties since its arrival in may in the united arab Emirates from India, said the Burjeel Hospital, in a news release. (more...)
'Pretty Woman' as a Broadway Musical? Get Ready 'Pretty Woman' as a Broadway Musical? Get Ready
- September 26, 2017

The musical is to feature Steve Kazee, the Tony-winning star of "Once", as Edward Lewis , the businessman played on film by Richard Gere , as well as Samantha Barks , making her Broadway debut, as Vivian, the prostitute played by Ms. With a book co-written by the film's director, Garry Marshall , and screenwriter, J.F. Lawton, the stage production will also feature music and lyrics from Grammy victor Bryan Adams and his songwriting partner Jim Vallance . (more...)
FDA hits 500 websites over unapproved drugs FDA hits 500 websites over unapproved drugs
- September 26, 2017

The ease with which consumers can purchase opioid products online is especially concerning to me, given the huge public health crisis of addiction facing our country. Gottlieb has already made it clear that stopping the opioid epidemic is the agency's priority, and that these efforts are part of a bigger plan the FDA is carrying out to intercept and stop the proliferation of illegal drugs. (more...)
Local veteran, ex-NFLer speaks out about protests around NFL Local veteran, ex-NFLer speaks out about protests around NFL
- September 26, 2017

I don't believe patriotism is about "my country, right or wrong". Where some people see free expression, others see a rebuff to traditional values. Former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick takes a knee during the national anthem in San Francisco a year ago. (more...)
Former Oyo SSG escapes death as gunmen invade Olubadan's palace Former Oyo SSG escapes death as gunmen invade Olubadan's palace
- September 26, 2017

Former Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Sharafadeen Alli, who is the current Asaaju Balogun Olubadan of Ibadanland, had a close shave with death. This made the Olubadan to fix the installation of four Baales for Monday, a development that did not go down well with the recently crowned kings who are also members of the Olubadan-in-Council. (more...)
Narendra Modi forms Economic Advisory Council with Bibek Debroy as chief Narendra Modi forms Economic Advisory Council with Bibek Debroy as chief
- September 26, 2017

The five-member council consists of economists of high repute and eminence. This could be either be suo-moto or on a reference from the Prime Minister . Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had said, "whatever steps are required to change the economic environment, we are certainly in the process of addressing that". (more...)
Nerve Stimulation Revives Consciousness from Vegetative State Nerve Stimulation Revives Consciousness from Vegetative State
- September 26, 2017

By stimulating a nerve that stretches from the abdomen to the brain, French researchers have restored a significant measure of consciousness to a brain-damaged 35-year-old auto accident victim who had spent 15 years in a vegetative state. He also reacted to a "threat" - reacting with surprise by opening his eyes wide when the examiner's head suddenly approached his face. People in a vegetative state show no response at all to such invasions of space. (more...)
Trump criticises Iran over its recent ballistic missile test Trump criticises Iran over its recent ballistic missile test
- September 26, 2017

If he decides that it is not, that could open the way for U.S. lawmakers to reimpose sanctions, leading to the potential collapse of the agreement. Trump said in a tweet posted late on September 23. whether you want it or not", Rouhani said, a direct response to Trump's speech at the UN General Assembly this week. Rohani said Iran will not be the first party in the nuclear accord to violate the agreement. (more...)