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Eli Lilly Shares Lower After Update on Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug

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Wal now has $233.49B valuation. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. now owns 6,406,387 shares of the company's stock worth $471,190,000 after buying an additional 1,195,661 shares in the last quarter. Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY ) reported second Quarter revenue $5.82 billion vs. $5.40 billion year ago. The stock of Eli Lilly and Co (NYSE: LLY ) earned "Market Perform" rating by BMO Capital Markets on Friday, November 25. Read More »

Charmme moves to High Court against SIT

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However, a woman officer will be present and Prohibition and Excise agreed not to pressurize the actress during questioning. The actress is even against the collection of blood samples and nails in the drugs case. All those who have been summoned so far have voluntarily given samples, he said. "If the same happens, I, being an unmarried lady, will have to face serious consequences in the eyes of society spoiling my career and future", Charmme was quoted saying. Read More »

Just 150 more cases of measles could cost the U.S. $2.1 million

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The MMR vaccine is an inoculation against the three diseases. "It's likely to be the first infectious disease causing outbreaks if vaccination declines". For them, and your community. And because vaccine hesitant parents tend to live in clusters, it makes the potential of large outbreaks that much more likely. Read More »

South African Child's Case Offers New Hope for HIV Cure

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Steven Deeks, an AIDS specialist at the University of California, San Francisco. The report emphasized the need to invest in new ways of delivering HIV treatment and prevention services to people and places most in need. Scientists believe other factors may have contributed to the child's remission, but they said this case and two others like it, one in the United States and one in France, may provide insight into how treating babies early could prevent them from having to take HIV drugs ... Read More »

South African HIV-positive child medication-free for nearly nine years

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Namely, they offered details on the status of a child born with HIV which, after being treated as an infant, is still in remission even nearly nine years later. She was able to control the virus again after treatment resumed. - A French teen who was born with HIV and is now around 20 has had her infection under control despite no HIV medicines since she was roughly 6 years old. Read More »

BoE says more defenses may be needed against consumer credit

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In a speech to the University of Liverpool's Institute for Risk and Uncertainty, Mr Brazier said: " We have already, in recent months, taken steps to strengthen banks' defences against losses by raising the capital buffers they are required to hold on all their lending. Read More »

CTE Found In The Brains Of 110 Former NFL Players

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CTE can cause such symptoms as memory loss, depression, confusion and dementia, and can develop years after blows to the brain have stopped. It also acknowledges the lack of a comparison group that represents all individuals exposed to college-level or professional football. Read More »

Conservatives weaponise student debt

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Then the conspicuousness of his position was further underscored by Welsh First Minister Carwyn Jones' insistence that leaving the Single Market would be bad news for farmers and jobs. Mr Corbyn said Labour had made it clear it wanted tariff free trade with the EU but had not "jumped on either side" of the fence on customs union membership. Read More »

More Evidence That Owning a Dog Is Really Good for You

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Researchers found pensioners with pooches were 20 per cent more active and spend 30 minutes less a day sitting around. Their physical activity levels were typically 20 per cent higher, and they spent 30 fewer minutes every day sitting down than people who didn't own dogs. Read More »

Buying Happiness Might Be As Simple As Paying For Spare Time

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Thought money couldn't buy you happiness? Whillans and her colleagues conducted seven surveys of over 6,000 individuals in the United States, Canada, the Netherlands, and Denmark. "People across the income spectrum benefited from buying time", the researchers wrote. To test whether buying time actually led to greater happiness, the researchers recruited 60 adults to spend $40 on a time-saving purchase on one weekend and a separate $40 on a material purchase on another. Read More »

'600000 to contract cholera in Yemen by year end'

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According to the ICRC, over 3 million people have fled their homes since the onset of the Yemen conflict, and more than 20 million throughout the country are in need of humanitarian assistance. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), 5,000 Yemenis fall sick every day with symptoms of acute watery diarrhoea or cholera. "What we are doing at the present moment is to increase our preventive efforts in waste collection, water cleaning systems and water fix systems, which is important ... Read More »

First Hywind floating wind turbine arrives off Scotland

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The tower, including the blades, measure 175 metres in height, dwarfing Big Ben. "A semi-submersible type floating offshore wind turbine foundation called the WindFloat operating at rated capacity (2MW) approximately 5km offshore of Agucadoura, Portugal". Read More »

Deadly Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Papayas

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Illnesses reporting after 23 June might not be included, as there could be a delay between when someone becomes sick and when the illness is reported. In the summer, we're all excited about eating more fruits and veggies , but watch out for one type in particular: Maradol papayas. The Salmonella Kiambu strain is linked to the cases in other states however, it is not yet clear whether Salmonella Thompson is part of this multistate outbreak. Read More »

Monster-sized fish species discovered in New Zealand

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Known by some now as the Hoodwinker Sunfish , this giant sunfish species was first detected a decade ago by Japanese researchers, who found genetic evidence of its existence near Australia . She took a flight and reached Christchurch to see the fish herself. "The process we had to go through to confirm its new species status included consulting publications from as far back as the 1500s, some of which also included descriptions of mermen and fantastical sea monsters", Nyegaard said. Read More »

Jamaica beats Mexico, makes its place in Gold Cup final

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As much as CONCACAF officials may have shed a few tears at the considerable revenue lost when Mexico crashed out, the US didn't sound overly bothered at missing a chance to beat El Tri in a final for just the second time. The Reggae Boyz have been the surprise of the tournament, shutting out Mexico twice on the way to the final, including Sunday's stunning 1-0 victory. Read More »

3 killed after building collapses in Ghatkopar

Fourteen fire engines, one rescue van and an ambulance have been rushed to the spot. The building has a RCC structure and now the removal of the topmost RCC slab is in progress. Nine people died the same month when another old three-storey building collapsed in monsoon rain in the Mumbai suburb of Thakurli. Residents gather near the debris at the site of the collapse in Ghatkopar. Read More »

He was purrfect: Honorary cat mayor in Alaska town dies

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The family purchased Nagley's General Store and the West Rib Pub and Grill in 2015, with the former doubling as Stubbs' "office", according to CNN . In his 20 years and three months, Stubbs survived dog attacks , fake news attacks, and more, KTVA reports. "We loved the time we were allowed to spend with you", they added. Read More »

Garland confirms first human West Nile case this year

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This is the latest case of the virus to appear in Colorado since the Department of Public Health and Environment started recording infected mosquitos this season. There is no vaccine for West Nile and there's no treatment beyond alleviating symptoms. Dusk & Dawn: Limit outdoor activities during dusk and dawn when mosquitoes are most active. Read More »

Child Living with HIV Maintains Remission Without Drugs Since 2008

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Dr Avy Violari, the head of paediatric research at the Perinal HIV Research Unit in Johannesburg, told the BBC: 'We don't believe that antiretroviral therapy alone can lead to remission. The race for better and more convenient medicines has made HIV a rich battleground for drug companies such as Gilead Sciences and GlaxoSmithKline, which generate billions of dollars from modern therapies. Read More »

International Monetary Fund keeps global growth forecast unchanged for this year and next

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The IMF's prediction that the global economy will grow by 3.5% in 2017 and 3.6% in 2018 remains unchanged, driven largely by China, Japan and the EU. The 2017 growth projection for China was revised up 0.1 point to 6.7 percent and that for five Association of Southeast Asian Nations members - Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam - was up 0.1 point to 5.1 percent. Read More »

GOP encounters new parliamentary hurdles on healthcare bill

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However, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) may have a strategy to overrule the parliamentarian. The provisions deemed impermissible under that process can be stripped if a senator on the floor raises an objection. On the wonky side of the ledger, the big blow is the exclusion of a provision called the " Six-Month Lock Out ", a measure imposing a waiting period for people applying for initial individual insurance policies. Read More »

Charlie Gard protesters to rally as hospital reports threats

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Charlie has a rare genetic condition that causes progressive muscle weakness and brain damage. Connie Yates and Chris Gard, Charlie's parents , have raised roughly $1.8 million by way of crowdfunding to bring Charlie to the United States for experimental treatment for his disease. Read More »

Tree falls on former TV anchor, kills her in Mumbai

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Doctors from Sushrut Hospital in Chembur (E), where Kanchan Nath was admitted, say she suffered a hypoxic brain injury and was on ventilator but succumbed on Saturday morning. The local councillor, Asha Marathe has demanded action from the BMC and an enquiry for the accused officials responsible for being negligent. Residents of Chandrodaya Society said they also paid the BMC a sum of Rs 1,380 to chop down the tree. Read More »

GOP fails big on health bill

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Still, the number of uninsured Americans in the latest bill changed little from the first version of the Senate health care bill, which would also leave 22 million more Americans without health insurance , the budget office said in June. Read More »

Obamacare repeal hits new Senate roadblock

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The budget-reconciliation maneuver through which the GOP hopes to move the BCRA allows a bill that adjusts the federal budget to pass through the Senate with a simple 50-vote majority to avoid a filibuster. Sanders said. This provision has drawn sharp criticism from the influential AARP, which has slammed it as an "age tax". Obamacare subsidies for health insurers, otherwise known as the cost-sharing reduction program. Read More »

Empire State Realty Trust Inc

It has underperformed by 6.11% the S&P500. Comerica Bank increased Steel Dynamics Inc (STLD) stake by 5.96% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Pioneer Management Inc owns 151,800 shares. Finally, BidaskClub upgraded Vornado Realty Trust from a "strong sell" rating to a "sell" rating in a research report on Saturday, June 10th. Following the sale, the chairman now directly owns 792,435 shares in the company, valued at $7,559,829.90. Read More »

Shelob Debuts in New Middle-earth: Shadow of War Trailer

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Hey, remember Shelob? You know, the huge freaky spider Frodo and Sam have to fight in The Two Towers? "She's really a peacemaker, and yet she's full of grief, full of darkness, she's very singular and alone in her life and now she's guiding Talion through what he has to do". Read More »

Middlesbrough have deal for West Ham goalkeeper Darron Randolph

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A move to Boro could guarantee the 30-year-old Randolph playing time. "I am delighted to get it all signed and completed", Randolph said. He joined the Hammers in 2015, where he made 42 appearances, and finished the 2016/17 season as Slaven Bilic's number one between the posts. Read More »

NYC Resident Dies From Papaya Salmonella Outbreak

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Those infected are from less than a year old to to 95 years old. When in doubt, don't eat, sell, or serve them and throw them out. The CDC says most people infected with the bacteria develop diarrhea, fever, and abdominal cramps between 12 to 72 hours after infection. Read More »

Trump phones John McCain to wish him well after brain cancer diagnosis

He and his family are considering treatment options, which his doctors say are likely to include radiation and chemotherapy . The senator and his family are now weigh treatment options. Glioblastomas are particularly aggressive and the American Cancer Society puts the five-year survival rate for patients over 55 at about 4%. "Get well soon", the statement read . Read More »

To Help Reduce Mosquito Population, Scientists Are Unleashing 20 Million Of Them

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Inside a lab, millions of the mosquitoes will be infected with Wolbachia bacteria, which changes the reproductive ability of males. "When a male who is caring it mates with a female who does not, the eggs are not viable". "Therefore, policies created to prevent the transportation of infected mosquitoes on airplanes are unlikely to prevent the spread of vector-borne diseases". Read More »