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FDA warning on Intercept's Ocaliva after patient deaths


The company's shares were down nearly 25% on the Nasdaq after the news , as investors became spooked that the FDA may slap a boxed warning on the drug. Genfit, for instance, had said it expected its elafibranor to win approval in 2019, but earlier this year, it delayed enrollment in a phase 3 trial by six months. Read More »

Red Cross Aid Truck for Rohingya Refugees Crashes in Bangladesh


The activists said their accounts are frequently being suspended or taken down and hoped that the social media giant would let them speak the truth. DHAKA, Bangladesh-A truck filled with aid for Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh veered off a road and fell into a ditch Thursday morning, killing at least nine aid workers just hours after another aid shipment in the refugees' violence-racked home state in Myanmar was attacked by a Buddhist mob. Read More »

Florida State's Jimbo Fisher Worried About Three-Week Layoff


In addition to having Leonard run onto the field with the flag, Florida State is planning an enlistment ceremony on the field prior to the national anthem as well as a flyover from three US Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon planes. After the past two weeks have been scheduled by Florida State, Seminoles head coach Jimbo Fisher is anxious about the rust his team could be set to face. Read More »

BYU to sell caffeinated drinks on campus after 6-decade ban


The Mormon-owned school said the change was meant to reflect changes in consumer preferences, as requests for caffeinated soda have become more frequent. The university's administration supported the decision to begin offering the beverages, he said. " Caffeinated soft drinks have never been banned from campus", she said. Read More »

Baby crisis in Flint


Daniel Grossman and David Slusky , economics professors at the University of Kansas , released a working paper comparing birth and fetal death rates in Flint against other cities in MI. " We find no evidence of avoidance behavior ", Slusky said. Research from both Slusky and Grossman also revealed "that the sex ratio of babies born in Flint skewed slightly more female following the water change", and "Babies born in Flint were also almost 150 grams lighter than in other areas, were born ... Read More »

Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) stock under radar

Dominion Midstream had 24 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Wednesday, December 7 by Wedbush. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.70 EPS. The analysts estimated mean EPS at 0.73 while the high and low EPS estimate stand at 0.81 and 0.65 respectively. Read More »

Canadians impacted by Equifax data breach

Additionally, stolen credit cards affecting over 200,000 people in this breach can also be used to commit existing account identity theft. British people's data is anticipated to be accessed "potentially" during the data breach that happened at Equifax , the USA credit rating company. Read More »

Living Well: Calling all seniors! It's time for a flu shot


It's flu shot season. Shoulder injury related to vaccine administration (SIRVA ) - a deep, steady, severe pain in the shoulder and upper arm followed by weakness and sensory loss that can make it hard to move the arm and/or shoulder and can cause the muscle to waste away. Read More »

The US Is Giving $32 Million To Assist Rohingya Refugees


Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi shared New Delhi's concerns over the situation in Rakhine during a meeting with Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi when he visited Nay Pyi Taw earlier this month. "The best way to minimize this risk is to have a functioning camp management system in the locations where they are settled", he said, adding, "We, the humanitarian agencies on the ground, are now a long way from being able to provide this, given the numbers and the speed at which people ... Read More »

AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV) Closed 14.0% Above Its 50 Day Average

Dumont & Blake Invest Advsrs Limited Liability Corporation has 21,575 shares. Matarin Capital Management Llc bought 54,757 shares as the company's stock declined 10.35% while stock markets rallied. On Wednesday, June 7 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with "Hold". July 17 investment analysts at Deutsche Bank held the company rating at "Hold" but moved up the price target to $66.00 from $63.00. Read More »

Kimmel says new Cassidy healthcare bill fails "test"


Sen . Bill Cassidy (R-La.) defended his last-ditch effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act on Wednesday morning after late-night host Jimmy Kimmel told his viewers that the senator lied to him. After his infant son Billy underwent life-saving heart surgery in April due to a congenital heart defect, Kimmel, 49, made an impassioned plea for continued health care for all , including those with pre-existing conditions. Read More »

Opioids decrease life span by 2.5 months


Life expectancy is the average time a person is expected to live, based on when they were born and other demographic factors. The increase was attributable to declining death rates related to heart disease, cancer, cerebrovascular diseases, diabetes, influenza and pneumonia, chronic lower respiratory diseases and kidney disease. Read More »

In a first, human embryos edited to explore gene function


ISTOCK, AWELSHLADScientists have used the gene-editing CRISPR-Cas9 system to suppress the gene encoding the protein OCT4 in experiments with human embryos. We seek to define the genetic hierarchy acting during differentiation, the influence of extracellular signalling and the extent to which these mechanisms are conserved between humans and mice. Read More »

NJ Gov. Christie opposes GOP Senate health plan


If Republicans can't get the votes they need to ram the legislation through before September 30, procedural rules say they'll have to have 60 votes thereafter, which would mean getting support from Democrats - something highly unlikely to happen. Read More »

Weiner convinced teen to strip, fondle herself on Skype


Anthony Weiner should be sentenced to prison time for sexting with an underage teen girl "no matter what motivated the minor victim", prosecutors argued Wednesday. The prosecutors want to see Weiner in prison. They argued that their client was the victim of a honeypot scheme, and that he is not sexually interested in minors. Read More »

Trump Addresses UN General Assembly With Tough Talk On Korea


The president's nationalist agenda has led to widespread anxiety among the USA allies and partners who have gathered here this week among the more than 150 foreign delegations at the 72nd U.N. Trump's strong words came after he made the case that North Korea is a "country that imperils the world" and said that it is in no country's interest that North Korea continue on its current path of nuclear and ballistic missile development. Read More »

MCI Scam: CBI registers FIR against Retd. Orissa HC Justice IM Quddusi


The Odisha High Court Bar condemned the raid by CBI. In a development that shows the rot in the judiciary, the CBI today raided the residence of a retired High Court Judge. This is when the two people approached Quddusi and a woman named Bhawana Pandey (co-accused) to get the matter settled. The case against the CBI officials comes a day after the central probe agency arrested Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MLA Prabhat Biswal over his supposed involvement in the Seashore chit fund scam, sparking ... Read More »

Wall Street Stock Recommendations: Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ALNY), Newmont Mining Corporation (NEM)


The following firms have recently changed their position in ALNY . Wellington Management Group LLP increased its holdings in Alnylam Pharmaceuticals by 0.3% in the 1st quarter. The stock's market capitalization is $6.88 billion. Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc . has a consensus outperform rating from 17 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares now sold short amount to at least 11.17% of shares outstanding. Read More »

Ryan School murder case: Pintos face arrest as HC rejects bail plea


The High Court said it's a serious issue and it can't take a decision without hearing all the sides, the lawyer of Pradyuman's father said. The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Wednesday denied anticipatory bail to the founding chairman of Ryan International Group of Institutions Augustine Pinto, the group's managing director Grace Pinto and their son Ryan Pinto. Read More »

Large sinkhole swallows up part of Florida home


The family said they began noticing the depression before 7 p.m. Monday. Officials said that at 15-feet deep, it was still growing. "We made it through the hurricane". Manoj Chopra, a UCF engineering professor. Sinkholes can happen suddenly. Miller says he stayed up all night watching it. 'The tub was sinking and the window was coming loose and I said, "It's time to go"'. Read More »

Young girl dies from flu in Melbourne's east


The passing of the Melbourne adolescent on Friday is "awfully tragic" and takes after the flu demise of youthful father Ben Ihlow on Father's Day, the state's wellbeing clergyman, Jill Hennessy, said. There have been more than 13,000 flu cases in Victoria in the course of recent months, including 95 passings, a considerable lot of which were at matured care offices. Read More »

Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ:SMCI) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by KeyCorp


The stock had a trading volume of 1,920,093 shares. About 300 shares traded. Shares of Super Micro Computer, Inc . Super Micro Computer (NASDAQ: SMCI ) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 3rd. Carl Domino Inc has invested 0.33% in Super Micro Computer, Inc . (NASDAQ: SMCI ) for 190,896 shares. State Of Wisconsin Investment Board reported 186,589 shares. Read More »

'Serious lack' of antibiotics in development to address resistance


Gram-negative bacteria are getting less research attention because they are harder to find drugs against. "More investment is needed in basic science, drug discovery, and clinical development". Among the alarming diseases that are increasing and spreading is multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (TB), which requires treatment lasting between nine and 20 months. Read More »

Black Cops in St. Louis Stuck Between Public, Fellow Officers


On Friday night, almost three-dozen people were arrested and 11 police officers suffered injuries, including a broken jaw and dislocated shoulder. Carlson will be among several faith leaders speaking at the service scheduled for Tuesday afternoon at Kiener Plaza in downtown St. Read More »

Mass Flu Shot Clinic Scheduled October 5


We also checked with the health department. A seasonal flu vaccine is the best way to reduce the chances of getting flu and transmitting it to others. An effectiveness study found the flu mist vaccine to be 46 percent effective, compared with the flu shot's 65 percent effectiveness. Anyone can go to Urgent Care and receive a flu shot. Read More »

Coolidge man plays with rattlesnake, gets bit on his face


Upon seeing the intruder, Pratt made a decision to take the opportunity to teach his party guests how to catch and cook a rattlesnake. Pratt was bit once on chest and once on the face, and he knew right away he was in grave danger. Dr. Curry said when it comes to bites to the face, the biggest risk is difficulty breathing. According to the Banner Poison and Drug Information Center , there have been 87 reported snake bites so far this year, 16 of them in August and 17 in the first half of ... Read More »

Sprint Announces Trade-In Offer For A Free iPhone 8


As part of the launch offers for Samsung Galaxy Note 8 , Amazon India is offering customers Rs 4000 cashback with HDFC Bank credit cards, a Free wireless charger. Those who are not yet subscribed to Sprint are also getting a "Clean Slate" offer, wherein the company will cover any switching fees up to $650 per line. Read More »

Arkansas, New Mexico State scheduled for early start


The two schools have a contract to battle annually at AT&T stadium through the 2024 season. They'll be in Cowboys replica jerseys, as they're calling them, in Razorback red. Arkansas has a slightly better open date than in 2017. Arkansas, 1-1 on the year, was off this weekend, while A&M improved to 2-1 with a win over Louisiana-Lafayette. Read More »

Only FG Can Declare Nnamdi Kanu Wanted, Says Buratai


In a bid to take the heat off the Nigerian army, the president signed the presidential proclamation on Sunday before leaving for the USA to attend the 72nd session of United Nations General Assembly, This Day reports. But Information Minister Lai Mohammed accused IPOB of using "fake mislead the worldwide community and win their support". By Monday, it had changed its tune. Read More »

Kenya's presidential re-run may be postponed


Kenya's Supreme Court nullified the outcome of the August 8 ballot, the first time a presidential election result has been legally overturned in Africa, after finding the electoral commission committed "irregularities and illegalities" and failed to conduct the vote in line with the constitution. Read More »

Key Equifax officials axed after breach

Following a security breach at Equifax , attorneys general in several states are demanding the credit reporting company take responsibility. Equifax said in its statement that it created a dedicated website where consumers could understand whether they were impacted, find out more information about the breach, and learn how to protect themselves. Read More »

Horse dies from West Nile Virus in Vernon County


IL leaders say the West Nile virus has claimed a life for the first time this year in the state. There are now 37 human cases in IL. In 2016, the IDPH reported 155 human cases and six deaths connected to West Nile. Most people bitten by an infected mosquito suffer from West Nile Fever, which the Indiana State Department of Health calls "a milder form of the illness" and can include headache, fever, body aches, or a rash. Read More »