Medicine

Your Health: Revelations about picky eaters; importance of statins for stroke victims

Less than half of ischemic stroke patients discharged from the hospital receive a prescription for statins, according to a study published online August 2 in the Journal of the American Heart Association . However, this didn't apply to those patients who didn't stop taking the medication completely, but gradually reduced the dosage of statins. Interestingly, patients who shifted from a high to a lower dose of statins did not have an increased risk of a second event.

France's Macron delights in looming record Neymar transfer

The rejection of the buyout clause has once again created an ambiguity and suspense over the Barcelona footballer's shift to the new team. Neymar ended weeks of silence by telling Barcelona's executives, players and coach on Wednesday that his intention was to leave the club after four seasons.

United States lawmakers advance bill to defund PA over terror stipends

All Republican members of the committee voted in favor of the bill, which would cut US funding to the Palestinian Authority as long as it pays salaries to convicted terrorists and their families. Lindsey Graham , R-S.C., who introduced the bill. When it does, it will send an important message to the PA that terrorism is unacceptable, but will smartly do so in a way that safeguards American interests and Israeli security.

Victoria's first supervised consumption site to open in 2018

Health officials in Victoria hope a supervised drug injection site will help reduce the alarming number of overdose deaths in the B.C. capital. Health Canada has approved Island Health's application for a supervised consumption site at 941 Pandora Ave., to be named the Pandora Community Health and Wellness Centre.

Buhari hasn't left London - Presidency counters rumour, says he will soon return

His long absence has become a topic of intense public debate in Nigeria. Earlier, the betting agency had opened a betting option for Nigerians to make money off the ability to predict when the president will return . On Wednesday, acting President Yemi Osinbajo met with state chairmen of All Progressives Congress (APC) in closed doors on at the Presidential Villa, Abuja .

Infected eggs cause temporary closure of 147 Dutch poultry companies

In large quantities, the substance is considered to be "moderately hazardous" according to the World Health Organisation, and can have risky effects on people's kidneys, liver and thyroid glands. Erik Hubers from the Dutch agricultural and horticultural association said a suspect company linked to the scandal may have mixed the illegal substance with a legal one to improve its effectiveness.

Vereit Inc (NYSE:VER), AbbVie Inc (NYSE:ABBV)

CWM LLC's holdings in AbbVie were worth $5,384,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Several institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. The dividend will be $0.640 per share for the quarter or $2.56 annualized. On 2/17/2017 AbbVie announced a quarterly dividend of $0.64 4.14% with an ex dividend date of 4/11/2017 which will be payable on 5/15/2017.

Britain a nation of TV binge-watchers, says Ofcom

Four-fifths of those surveyed said they watch back-to-back episodes of a programme, with one-third admitting they do so even though it means staying up too late and feeling exhausted. Not surprisingly, bingeing was found to be most popular among young people. This is followed by ITV Hub (40%), YouTube (38%) and Netflix (31%). The latter were found to far more likely to take advantage of subscription streaming services.

Electric billboard hijacked in Cardiff city centre

Photographs of the hacked billboard were posted on the thread Politically Incorrect on 4Chan and tweeted by /pol/News Forever, an account that described itself as "politically incorrect - and always right". Thanks, our team are working on finding out what happened. South Wales Police were alerted of the situation after they received calls from concerned individuals.

Sports What Jose Mourinho Said About Neymar's Big Money Move to PSG

Meanhwile, the Portuguese manager said he would like to acquire the services of one more player before the end of the transfer window. Neymar's £198million move to Paris Saint-Germain breaks apart arguably the most potent strike force in Barcelona's history.

Next share price soars as retailer returns to sales growth

Looking ahead the retailer, who have suffered heavily over the past couple of years from lagging consumer demand for its clothing, narrowed their sales guidance range for the full year to -3.0 percent to +0.5 percent. "Next said it now expects to deliver £307 million of surplus cash this year, having guided that to be £255 million in May", Neil Wilson of ETX Capital said, as quoted by the BBC.

Olin Corporation (OLN) Earning Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Analysis Shows

Since February 6, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 7 sales for $2.78 million activity. Shares of Olin Corporation ( NYSE OLN ) opened at 31.10 on Thursday. Financial Engines Advisors Ltd Liability stated it has 0.09% in Olin Corporation (NYSE:OLN). Equities research analysts predict that Olin Corporation (NYSE:OLN) will post earnings per share of $0.16 for the current quarter, Zacks reports.

Zimbabwean mothers stop breastfeeding too early

Initiating the World Breastfeeding Week celebrations held by the Department of Community Medicine at the Government College for Women on Tuesday, college principal G. A PALTRY 14% of Zimbabwean mothers breastfeed their babies up to the recommended two years, with the majority of mothers rushing to wean off their babies below the stipulated cut-off point, the United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) has observed.

Four more test positive for swine flu in Chandigarh

The number of persons infected with swine flu virus now has reached to 114. Advising people not to go to crowded places, parliamentarians of the House of Representatives (Lower House) stressed the need to introduce preventive vaccination against the epidemic.

Swansea and Port Talbot make top 10 list for drug deaths

There were 47 drug related deaths recorded in Doncaster, 41 in Rotherham and 35 in Barnsley. Most drug-related deaths claimed the lives of men (2,572), whereas 1,172 women died as a result of drugs. The small rise overall in the a year ago is largely attributable to the number of deaths caused by heroin or morphine - the biggest killers - remaining relatively stable, rising from 1,201 to 1,209.

Wife charged in fatal shooting of common-law husband in front of girlfriend

Residents claimed they've seen Johnson and the other woman together on several occasions. Just before midnight, neighbors reported hearing arguing in the street. However, Davis is married to another man . She turned herself in to authorities around 7 a.m. Wednesday, KHOU reports. She reportedly admitted to her role in her in Johnson's death and was charged with murder.

Congress leader's son enacted shoot out drama to gain sympathy

Acting on specific inputs from Hyderabad police, Indore police crime branch arrested the accused, Rayees Khan (32) from West Indore on Tuesday. On Monday, police picked up three of the suspects who were part of the "firing drama" incident occurred at Vikram Goud's rented house in Jubilee Hills on Friday morning.

Atlas Financial Holdings (AFH) Receives Media Sentiment Rating of 0.06

The company stated that, "We believe the current demand, including our new services for Asiana Cargo, Cathay Pacific Cargo, FedEx, Hong Kong Air Cargo, Nippon Cargo Airlines and Yangtze River Airlines, the initial accretion from our Amazon operations, and the first full year of contribution from Southern Air provide a strong foundation for earnings growth".

Houston's Will Fuller (collarbone) expected to miss 2-3 months

But when asked if he was concerned about the fall, O'Brien said, "I'm concerned any time a guy has to leave practice early". Fuller caught 47 passes for 635 yards and 2 touchdowns during his rookie campaign. The injury serves as a major loss for Houston's offense, which is already working in a new quarterback. The Texans went 9-7 last season and won the AFC South before losing in the divisional round of the playoffs to the Patriots.

Arlene Foster: Leo Varadkar must accept Brexit is going to happen

The Democratic Unionist Party leader accused Mr Varadkar of making unhelpful remarks about the post-Brexit border. Mr Richmond said the taoiseach was right to criticise the UK's approach to Brexit negotiations and said subsequent DUP criticism of the Irish premier was "whinging".

Intel Corporation Sees Unusually High Options Volume (NASDAQ:INTC)

The shares were sold at an average price of $33.69, for a total value of $2,431,508.37. The tender offer is being made pursuant to the Purchase Agreement, dated as of March 12, 2017, by and among Intel, Cyclops and Mobileye (the "Purchase Agreement").As a result of the approval of the tender offer from the Korea Fair Trade Commission, all required antitrust clearances have now been obtained.

Philip Morris International Inc (NYSE:PM) Stake Reduced by Montecito Bank & Trust

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board now owns 2,091,110 shares of the company's stock valued at $236,086,000 after buying an additional 618,100 shares during the period. Janney Montgomery Scott Ltd Liability Company stated it has 0% in Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (PM) is its Earnings per Share or EPS. Bank of Montreal Can boosted its stake in shares of Philip Morris International by 7.2% in the first quarter.

Earnings on the Doorstep For Healthcare Realty Trust Incorporated

The stock rose 0.10% or $0.01 reaching $10.17 per share. Now let's take a look at how the fundamentals are stacking up for Brandywine Realty Trust (BDN). National Storage Affiliates was reduced too. Federal Realty Investment Trust has a 1 year low of $120.50 and a 1 year high of $171.08. The correct version of this story can be viewed at https://www.com-unik.info/2017/08/02/bank-of-america-corporation-upgrades-federal-realty-investment-trust-frt-to-buy-updated.html.

Summit Hotel Properties, Inc. (INN) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages

It has outperformed by 13.83% the S&P500. Russell Investments Group Ltd. acquired a new stake in Summit Hotel Properties during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $1,923,000. 166,770 were reported by Cipher Capital Ltd Partnership. Putnam Invs Lc invested 0.03% of its portfolio in J2 Global Inc (NASDAQ:JCOM). Among 20 analysts covering LaSalle Hotel Properties (NYSE: LHO ), 3 have Buy rating , 3 Sell and 14 Hold.

Hsbc Holdings Plc (NYSE:HSBC) Just Reported Decreased Shorts

The brokerage now has a GBX 770 ($10.16) target price on the financial services provider's stock. As of the end of the quarter First Manhattan Co had disposed of a total of 1,091 shares trimming its holdings by 1.2%. The dividend yield was $4.09. TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: This report was reported by StockNewsTimes and is owned by of StockNewsTimes. If you are reading this news story on another site, it was illegally copied and republished in violation of United States and global copyright ...

Rihanna Is Now Giving Scholarships and Bikes to Malawian Girls

Teen Vogue additionally reports that "The Clara Lionel Foundation and Ofo have previously joined forces to provide scholarship funding to students from China, Brazil, Barbados, Cuba, Haiti, Grenada, Guyana, and Jamaica planning to attend college in the United States", which shows how committed these two groups are to making the lives of others better.

Greene County Mosquitoes Test Positive For West Nile Virus

Jeff Webb with Greene County Public Health says that despite the rising number of mosquitoes testing positive for West Nile, there have not been any known cases of humans contracting it this year. -DUSK and DAWN are when mosquitoes that carry the virus are most active. Those most susceptible are young children and adults age 50 and older. If you have any of the following symptoms, contact your doctor immediately: fever, fatigue, headache, muscle weakness, rash, stiff neck, and changed mental ...

Yemen struggling under weight of cholera epidemic

Over one million children suffering from acute malnutrition are at risk from a cholera outbreak sweeping war-torn Yemen. More than one million malnourished children aged under five in Yemen are living in areas with high levels of cholera, the charity Save The Children warned on Wednesday as it began sending more health experts to the worst hit areas.

Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD) Insider Sells $5206643.00 in Stock

The stock increased 0.21% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $28.25. About 537,156 shares traded. It is down 48.82% since August 2, 2016 and is uptrending. The company was maintained on Wednesday, June 14 by William Blair. The sales growth rate helps investors determine how strong the overall growth-orientation is for a stock or portfolio.

Trump threat to cut off Obamacare payments suffers blow with court ruling

Health-policy experts and insurance companies often cite uncertainty over the payments as the biggest danger to the short-term future of the individual insurance markets established by the ACA, the healthcare law better known as Obamacare.

Landlord who was burned after package exploded in hands dies, police say

Wray was badly burned Friday afternoon after he opened the parcel, which was left on the front porch of his two-family home on 222nd St. near 145th Rd.in Springfield Gardens. 'A big explosion, and when I look up I see a big cloud of smoke, ' Audrey Campbell told WNBC. According to Boyce, the low-explosive device contained no shrapnel and was detonated when the top of its cylindrical container was opened.

Global Automotive Frame Market 2017 : DowDuPont, 3M, Turtle and Meguiars

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FDA proposes changes to nicotine in cigarettes

Most devices heat a liquid nicotine solution into vapor and were promoted to smokers as a less risky alternative since they do not contain all the chemicals, tar or odor of regular cigarettes. "It's absolutely clear that e-cigarettes help smokers replace cigarettes", said Peter Hajek, director of the health and lifestyle research unit at Queen Mary University in London, who wasn't part of the study .

What gets dirtier the more you clean it? A sponge

In order to conduct the study, researchers used a method called DNA pyrosequencing to sequence the DNA of 28 samples of bacteria collected from 14 different kitchen sponges taken from private households in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. "Kitchen sponges are likely to collect, incubate and spread bacteria from and back onto kitchen surfaces, from where they might eventually find their way into the human body, e.g.

Kohli donates signed bat to SAF

Despite fighting some of the most intense battles on the field, Kohli enjoy great friendship with Pakistani stars like Afridi and this latest gesture from the Indian superstar just set another great example of sporting spirit. Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli won the hearts of Pakistani fans with another handsome gesture. "You're most welcome Shahid Bhai". Virat Kohli's shirt, signed by Indian team, for Shahid Afridi, with a message "always a pleasure playing against you".