Health Care


The AbbVie Inc. (ABBV) Position Lessened by Sonata Capital Group Inc
- February 18, 2018

About 610,899 shares traded. Kiwi Wealth Investments Limited Partnership increased its holdings in shares of AbbVie Inc (NYSE: ABBV ) by 10.3% during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. (more...)
SC issues contempt notice to Rao Anwar over inability to show up SC issues contempt notice to Rao Anwar over inability to show up
- February 18, 2018

It is pertinent to mention here that Rao Anwar is wanted in the case regarding killing of Naqeebullah Mehsud's murder in alleged police encounter. There were 54 SHOs who were (involved) in the operations [carried out under the supervision] of General Naseerullah Babar (then interior minister). (more...)
PNB fraud: CBI arrests Gokulnath Shetty, two others, raids Brady Road branch PNB fraud: CBI arrests Gokulnath Shetty, two others, raids Brady Road branch
- February 18, 2018

Punjab National Bank has shared information with other banks that might be impacted by the fraud, Mehta said, but he declined to name them. "These attachments have been made keeping in view the huge demand which is likely to be raised in the assessment proceedings which are underway in the case of Nirav Modi, his family members and group concerns", an I-T report, accessed by PTI, said. (more...)
RGV appears before Hyderabad police in obscenity case over his film 'GST' RGV appears before Hyderabad police in obscenity case over his film 'GST'
- February 18, 2018

In response, Varma mocked and said he'd make the film with her instead of Mia Malkova. "Even if it was deliberate or not, it is an offence as per the law", an official said confirming that the case would hold good and that Varma may be arrested. (more...)
Sacramento Rookies Lead Team World to Victory in Rising Stars Challenge Sacramento Rookies Lead Team World to Victory in Rising Stars Challenge
- February 18, 2018

Simmons will be in the world team for the Rising Stars game featuring other rookie and second-year players. "Great kid, high character guy, likes to work, likes to get better, craves results", Hield said. "I told [Fox] I would score on him", Bogdanovic said. The Kings may have one of the worst records in the National Basketball Association but this was the first time they had three players in the Rising Stars Challenge . (more...)
Arvinder Singh Lovely rejoins Congress, says was misfit in BJP Arvinder Singh Lovely rejoins Congress, says was misfit in BJP
- February 18, 2018

This development is surely going to benefit the Congress party ahead of the by-polls for the 20 assembly seats. The former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit expressed her happiness over the rejoining of Lovely's into the Congress party. Since being elected in the Delhi Legislative Assembly in 1998, Lovely has never lost an election. Lovely had to face a lot of criticism for joining the BJP. (more...)
Our trip to Daura totally unconnected with 2019- APC governors Our trip to Daura totally unconnected with 2019- APC governors
- February 18, 2018

NAN further reports that President's helicopter landed at the Daura helipad at about 5.15p.m, where he was received by the Emir of Daura, Alhaji Umar Faruk, senior councilors of the Daura Emirate and large crowd of people from within and outside the state. (more...)
Sri Lankan PM sees no reason to step down Sri Lankan PM sees no reason to step down
- February 17, 2018

He said he would continue as the PM in accordance with the constitution. UPFA is now divided between factions led by President Maithripala Sirisena and former President Mahinda Rajapakse, leading the joint opposition. The party will be restructured to build a strong new leadership group who would handle the party's affairs. Meanwhile, a committee has been appointed to discuss steps to be taken to form a United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) government. (more...)
ISIS flag raised at Utah high school, vandal still unknown ISIS flag raised at Utah high school, vandal still unknown
- February 17, 2018

It was erected in place of the school's stars and stripes, while seemingly unfinished graffiti that read "Isis is comi" was scrawled on a wall. The words "ISIS is COMI" had been spray-painted on a wall on the school's east side, KUTV reported. (more...)
North Carolina Health Officials Report 17 New Flu Deaths North Carolina Health Officials Report 17 New Flu Deaths
- February 17, 2018

Officials ask that you wear short of loose-fitting sleeves and bring your private insurance, Medicaid, or Medicare card if you have one. The death toll for the 2017-18 season is 165, including 132 deaths in the last five weeks. For those who have still not received a flu shot this year, it's not too late. Area residents who are having flu-like symptoms such as fever, body aches, fatigue and chills are encouraged to stay home from public gatherings until they are able to go 24 hours without ... (more...)
Flu Vaccine 36 Percent Effective So Far — CDC Flu Vaccine 36 Percent Effective So Far — CDC
- February 16, 2018

The vaccine has been about 25 percent effective in preventing the fiercest flu strain - H3N2 - which is causing the vast majority of recorded illnesses. "The vaccination is definitely more effective against other strains of influenza ". The flu shot's overall effectiveness against all strains was pegged at 36 percent, the CDC said. (more...)
Ovarian cancer link to paternal genes Ovarian cancer link to paternal genes
- February 16, 2018

USA scientists believe they have identified a new gene mutation that can raise the risk of ovarian cancer, and is passed from father to daughter. Women with a mutation on a particular gene found on the X chromosome, called MAGEC3, appeared to get ovarian cancer 6.7 years earlier than they would have without the mutation. (more...)
Kemper (KMPR) Issues Earnings Results, Misses Expectations By $0.10 EPS
- February 16, 2018

The stock has a market capitalization of $2,968.74, a P/E ratio of 25.92 and a beta of 1.00. 268,269 shares of the company's stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 186,216. National Bank Of Montreal Can holds 0% of its portfolio in Kemper Corporation (NYSE:KMPR) for 13,757 shares. Moreover, Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietary) Ltd has 0.02% invested in Kemper Corporation (NYSE:KMPR). (more...)
Cleaning products linked to poorer lung function Cleaning products linked to poorer lung function
- February 16, 2018

Researchers at the University of Bergen studied more than 6,000 people who were either professional cleaners or had been regularly using cleaning sprays for 20 years. The study participants were asked several questions - whether they themselves cleaned their house, or worked as professional cleaners, how often they use liquid cleaning products and sprays. (more...)
Diplomats in Havana and their mysterious concussion-like symptoms Diplomats in Havana and their mysterious concussion-like symptoms
- February 16, 2018

They added that "a unifying explanation for the symptoms experienced by the US government officials described in this case series remains elusive and the effect of possible exposure to audible phenomena is unclear". In the meantime, the State Department issued a level 3 travel advisory to Cuba , recommending that Americans reconsider trips there due to " health attacks directed at U.S. (more...)
Williams reveals 2018 F1 racer… with a halo Williams reveals 2018 F1 racer… with a halo
- February 16, 2018

About those other changes. "The vehicle has many new features, most of which are not all that obvious, but externally the team has pursued a very different aerodynamic concept which has allowed us some significant progress in aerodynamic performance". (more...)
Scientists use stem cells to develop potential cancer vaccine Scientists use stem cells to develop potential cancer vaccine
- February 16, 2018

Outside the body, they can be coaxed to become many different types of cells and tissues that can help fix damage due to trauma or disease. "Our data suggest a generalizable strategy for multiple types of cancer that could prove highly valuable in clinical immunotherapy", the authors write. (more...)
Oprah Winfrey Admits That She Did 'Think About' Running for President Oprah Winfrey Admits That She Did 'Think About' Running for President
- February 16, 2018

But Oprah has since made it clear she will not be challenging current USA leader Donald Trump for the presidency in 2020. This was backed up by her long term partner, Stedman Graham, who told the LA Times she would "absolutely do it". (more...)
Indian couple arrested for sacrificing 3-month-old baby to cure wife Indian couple arrested for sacrificing 3-month-old baby to cure wife
- February 16, 2018

The police said that around 40 witnesses were examined, 45 suspects were questioned and the CCTV footage of around 100 cameras were analysed to crack the case. "After 3 am, Rajeshekar performed " kshudra pooja " (black magic) along with his wife Srilatha in the living room of their residence in Chilukanagar, keeping the severed head at the altar". (more...)
SC reduces Tamil Nadu's water share, additional 14.75 TMC for Karnataka SC reduces Tamil Nadu's water share, additional 14.75 TMC for Karnataka
- February 16, 2018

In September 2017, the apex court had reserved its order on appeals filed by the three states against the Cauvery Water Dispute Tribunal final award in 2007. Meanwhile, the Tamil Nadu farmers association said that efforts were made by Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami to speak to Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on the issue but received no response. (more...)
Air Tragedy Averted As Delta Airline Plane Makes Emergency Landing Air Tragedy Averted As Delta Airline Plane Makes Emergency Landing
- February 16, 2018

Leading a team of the airline officials including the technical crew of the flight and the airlines Lagos Airport station Manager to the Ikeja head office of the bureau around 5pm local time, Miss Shannon Masters, Manager, Air Safety Investigation expressed the airline's regret for the oversight, stressing that it was not intentional. (more...)
Nigerian Army Offers N3m For Information That Could Lead To Shekau's Arrest Nigerian Army Offers N3m For Information That Could Lead To Shekau's Arrest
- February 16, 2018

The Nigerian army on Wednesday said 186 Boko Haram fighters have been killed in the past one month by troops in the ongoing clearance operation in the country's northeast and Lake Chad region. It would be recalled that the Nigerian Army had within the week revealed that the Shekau was on the run dressed as a woman wearing either a black or blue hijab. (more...)
Trump blames failure to report student accused of killing 17 Trump blames failure to report student accused of killing 17
- February 16, 2018

It was the second deadliest shooting in a USA public school after the 2012 massacre of 20 first-graders and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut. Cruz may have left warning signs on social media. "They didn't see any danger", Lewis told CNN . He said Federal Bureau of Investigation agents visited him the next day. (more...)
Zuma Finally Quits As President Of South Africa Zuma Finally Quits As President Of South Africa
- February 16, 2018

And amid the euphoria of his departure, the realisation that his successor Cyril Ramaphosa has a hard road ahead. Zuma is the second president in a democratic South Africa to resign. "Global markets are smiling on South Africa, being the second African country in a matter of months to take a stand against corrupt leadership and skewed politics". (more...)
O negative blood needed after Fla. school shooting O negative blood needed after Fla. school shooting
- February 16, 2018

The Broward County school shooting has led to a shortage of O negative blood, says an organization that provides blood to hospitals. O-negative blood is the "universal" type, which can be transfused to almost anyone without an adverse reaction. (more...)