Health Care


FLU CASES SPIKE: Ivey issues public health emergency FLU CASES SPIKE: Ivey issues public health emergency
- January 12, 2018

It can take up to two weeks after vaccination for antibodies to develop in the body, however, so the sooner you get vaccinated, the better. This prompted them to encourage the public to get vaccinated. With El Paso County reporting almost a tripling in flu cases compared to previous year, Immunize El Paso is stepping up efforts to ensure borderland residents get protected. (more...)
Frozen embryos just as effective as fresh alternative in IVF treatment
- January 11, 2018

In one study, led by researchers at a single clinic in Vietnam, 36% of the women implanted with frozen embryos became pregnant, while 34% of those implanted with fresh embryos did. Freezing embryos also allows couples to take advantage of genetic testing , which can pick up potentially lethal genetic diseases and guide doctors in deciding which embryos to implant. (more...)
Pa. governor declares statewide disaster for opioid epidemic Pa. governor declares statewide disaster for opioid epidemic
- January 11, 2018

It will expire in 90 days as required by the state constitution. "I routinely challenge all commonwealth agencies to think innovatively about how they continue to address the opioid epidemic and seek solutions that last long beyond our tenure in this building", Wolf told reporters Wednesday in Harrisburg. (more...)
Coli outbreak in US: Likely source is leafy greens Coli outbreak in US: Likely source is leafy greens
- January 11, 2018

CDC is not recommending that USA residents avoid any particular food given the short shelf life of leafy greens and because a specific type of leafy greens has not been identified. "Even though we can't say with 100 percent certainty that romaine lettuce is the cause of the E. coli outbreak in the USA, a greater degree of caution is appropriate given that lettuce is nearly always consumed raw", James Rogers, director of food safety and research at Consumer Reports , said in a press release. (more...)
21-Year-Old Died Days After Christmas From the Flu 21-Year-Old Died Days After Christmas From the Flu
- January 10, 2018

Moore said, adding, "The benefits of getting it outweigh the risks, and the flu vaccine cannot give you the flu". Sepsis , or blood poisoning, is always triggered by an infection, including the flu virus. Mother Beverly told WPXI that before his death Kyler was extremely fit and was training in a gym to become a personal trainer. While it sounds like Baughman lived a very healthy lifestyle, his body seemed to have an adverse reaction to the flu. (more...)
TRI Pointe Group, Inc. (TPH) - Watch List Stock
- January 10, 2018

Given that its average daily volume over the 30 days has been 1.73 million shares a day, this signifies a pretty significant change over the norm. The Stock shows P/E value of 0 and Forward P/E of 0. (NASDAQ: SRPT ) earned "Hold" rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, April 26. The company now has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus price target of $63.88. (more...)
First pediatric flu death of season reported in Ohio First pediatric flu death of season reported in Ohio
- January 10, 2018

Clint Koenig, in a statement. "Flu is hard to predict", said ODH Medical Director Dr. Clint Koenig. There have been 3,854 total flu-associated hospitalizations in OH since flu season began last October. In December, the Ohio Department of Health raised the level of flu activity in the state to "widespread", the highest level of concern. So far, influenza A (H3N2) viruses have been the most common flu viruses circulating this season, according to CDC. (more...)
Red Cross in urgent need of blood Red Cross in urgent need of blood
- January 10, 2018

Although all blood types are now in short supply, the need for platelets and Type O-Negative and B-Negative blood donations are particularly urgent. Along with winter weather, flu season and the holidays contributed to a shortage of 28,000 blood donations in November and December, according to the organization. (more...)
Accident: God faithful to us, says Kwara United President Accident: God faithful to us, says Kwara United President
- January 10, 2018

The accident occurred at Ibadan as the team, owned by the Kwara State government, was on its way back to Ilorin after their Bet9ja NNL Super Four tourney. CSN however learnt that the injured players and officials have been taken to the hospital. He said that the accident occurred when the bus attempted to avoid hitting a vehicle. (more...)
India's private moon mission in danger of being called off India's private moon mission in danger of being called off
- January 10, 2018

At their Bengaluru headquarters, the team showcased mission readiness of the spacecraft, its operations and control, launch verification, soft landing, 500 meters mobility verification and mission complete mooncast milestones. Isro and TeamIndus declined to comment on the development. TeamIndus had signed the contract with Antrix Corporation Limited, the commercial arm of Isro, to launch an indigenously built and privately funded moon rover onboard Isro's PSLV launch vehicle. (more...)
Fired Programmer James Damore Sues Google for Discrimination - Against White Men Fired Programmer James Damore Sues Google for Discrimination - Against White Men
- January 10, 2018

He is joined in the lawsuit by another former Google engineer, David Gudeman . Damore is the author of a 3,000-word memo in which he argued that the gender gap "in tech and leadership" is due to biological differences between men and women . (more...)
Osher Van De Voorde Investment Management Maintains Position in Starbucks Corp (SBUX)
- January 10, 2018

It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Tocqueville Asset Management Lp decreased Starbucks Corp ( SBUX ) stake by 3.5% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. The stock of Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, September 28 by CLSA. In other Starbucks news, Director Craig Weatherup sold 56,666 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Monday, November 20th. (more...)
Yemen's Houthis threaten to block traffic across Red Sea over blockade Yemen's Houthis threaten to block traffic across Red Sea over blockade
- January 10, 2018

The Yemeni rebel-run al-Masirah television said that a British-made Tornado fighter jet was hit while flying in Yemeni airspace over the northern province of Saada, which borders Saudi Arabia. The conflict - widely seen as a proxy war between regional rivals Saudi Arabia and Iran - has displaced more than 2 million people, caused a cholera epidemic and pushed the country to the brink of starvation. (more...)
Girl, 12, dies from infection doctors misdiagnosed as flu, family says Girl, 12, dies from infection doctors misdiagnosed as flu, family says
- January 10, 2018

Mariah Alcaraz recalled the day her sister got sick. Alyssa Alcaraz of Visalia died from an infection that doctors originally misdiagnosed as the flu. Numerous symptoms associated with the bacteria can present like the flu virus does. This may be why doctors made the misdiagnosis, likely skipping the tests that determine flu cases due to the prevalence of the virus in California. (more...)
Lincoln National Corp Boosts Position in Celgene Corp. (CELG)
- January 10, 2018

R-G Niederhoffer Capital Management Inc who had been investing in Celgene Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $83.05B market cap company. Ubs Asset Mgmt Americas Incorporated accumulated 6.03M shares or 0.8% of the stock. Capital Ww Invsts invested 0.02% in Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG). (more...)
Man accused of killing wife after changing TV channel from football game Man accused of killing wife after changing TV channel from football game
- January 10, 2018

Tony Thomas went outside to smoke November 19 while watching a football game, according to court documents, and then came back inside to discover his wife had changed the channel, reported Arkansas Online . Responding police officers found Tony sitting next to his wife's body covered with the blanket. In her affidavit, the wife wrote of Tony: 'I am afraid he will hurt me more than he did'. (more...)
Minor girl sexually assaulted and murdered in Kasur Minor girl sexually assaulted and murdered in Kasur
- January 10, 2018

It has been learnt that the girl's parents had gone to Saudi Arabia to perform Umrah, and she was under the care of her relatives. Two protestors have been killed and seven injured as Kasur child rape case protest turned violent. Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) Chairman Tahirul Qadri lead the funeral prayer of seven-year-old Zainab in Kasur on Wednesday. TV performer Nadia Jamil questioned the silence and inaction of authorities. (more...)
Alaska Air Group (ALK) Stock Rating Lowered by Bank of America
- January 10, 2018

It has underperformed by 9.40% the S&P500. UBS Group upgraded shares of Alaska Air Group from an "outperform" rating to a "strong-buy" rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 15th. (NYSE:ALK). Stevens Cap Limited Partnership reported 82,221 shares. The Connecticut-based Verition Fund Ltd Co has invested 0.14% in Alaska Air Group, Inc. (more...)
Hrithik Roshan starrer Krrish 4 to release on Christmas 2020 Hrithik Roshan starrer Krrish 4 to release on Christmas 2020
- January 10, 2018

A fan-made video has been doing the rounds on the internet marking the occasion of Hrithik Roshan's birthday wherein the recent achievements of the actor are highlighted. "Happy birthday Hrithik", the senior Roshan posted. It's left to see which actress will star opposite Hrithik in Krrish 4 considering there were reports that this time the makers are looking for someone who is at par with "Wonder Woman". (more...)
James Brokenshire resigns as Northern Ireland secretary in cabinet reshuffle James Brokenshire resigns as Northern Ireland secretary in cabinet reshuffle
- January 10, 2018

Hinds has been MP for East Hampshire since 2010 after replacing Michael Mates in the seat. McLoughlin was moved after heavy criticism in private from Conservative MPs for his role in the general election and the prime minister's disastrous party conference speech. (more...)
Women outlive men even during crisis Women outlive men even during crisis
- January 10, 2018

For example, before the Irish Potato Famine, which devastated the country from 1945 to 1949, both men and women lived until they were 38, on average. The researchers found that the behavioural differences were the least remarkable between both genders in infancy and the fact that females have an edge during that period suggests at least in part that biological factors plays a decisive role in giving women a longer expectancy during adulthood. (more...)
Longer sleep could encourage healthier diets Longer sleep could encourage healthier diets
- January 10, 2018

Those in a control group of 21 participants, who received no advice, reported no significant differences. The group undertook a sleep consultation aiming to extend their time in bed by 1.5 hours. For seven days following the consultation, participants kept sleep and estimated food diaries and a wrist-worn motion sensor measured exactly how long participants were asleep for, as well as time spent in bed before falling asleep. (more...)
Exelon Corporation (EXC), Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM)
- January 10, 2018

Traders sold shares of Exelon Co. Nicolet Bankshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:NCBS) has risen 23.99% since January 9, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 35.37% the S&P500. Lesa Sroufe And has invested 3.44% in Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC). The Company ended its previous trading session at $87.14 with the gain of 0.45%. (more...)
Port Authority Issues Update On Current Conditions At JFK Airport Port Authority Issues Update On Current Conditions At JFK Airport
- January 10, 2018

When JFK re-opened there was a scramble for gates, and many arriving flights had to wait for hours to disembark passengers. Amy says it comes close on the heels of dozens of cancellations and delays over the weekend due to heavy snow. I'm exhausted", said Matthias Jeker. "This is America, not a Third World country", Pierre said. "We were supposed to arrive at 12:30 p.m., but because of the snow, we were delayed by an hour", Bunyod Khujabekov, 23, about his Sunday flight. (more...)
Jawaharlal Nehru University's PhD Scholar Goes Missing; Police Begin Probe Jawaharlal Nehru University's PhD Scholar Goes Missing; Police Begin Probe
- January 10, 2018

According to the initial investigation, Mukul left his residence in Ghaziabad on early Monday morning and had reached JNU campus. Even before the missing case of Najeeb Ahmed is resolved, another missing case of a JNU student has been reported. (more...)