Health


Sedentary lifestyle may hasten biological aging
- January 19, 2017

They completed questionnaires and wore an accelerometer on their right hip for seven consecutive days during waking and sleeping hours to track their movements. But the study, which researchers claim is the first to objectively measure how a sedentary lifestyle impacts the ageing biomarker, wasn't all doom and gloom. (more...)
Obama calls voter fraud claims 'fake news' Obama calls voter fraud claims 'fake news'
- January 19, 2017

President Obama called claims of voter fraud "fake news" Wednesday, in a final swipe in office at Republicans pushing voter ID measures at the state level. He condemned gerrymandering, one of the issues that he reportedly plans to work to reform after leaving the White House, before turning back to racial issues, where he said there is "more work" to be done. (more...)
Today Analyst Opinions: Laredo Petroleum, Inc. (NYSE:LPI) , BANRO CORPORATION (NYSEMKT:BAA)
- January 19, 2017

Rothschild Asset Management Inc. now owns 1,978,368 shares of the company's stock valued at $25,521,000 after buying an additional 1,460,314 shares during the period. During the most recent trading session, Laredo Petroleum, Inc. The short ratio in the company's stock is documented at 4.54 and the short float is around of 6.12%. (more...)
Walmart to add 10000 retail jobs in the USA in 2017 Walmart to add 10000 retail jobs in the USA in 2017
- January 19, 2017

It has underperformed by 12.07% the S&P500. The corporation has a market cap of US$211.93 Billion. Taking notice in average true range, it was 0.66. Analysts anticipate that Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. The firm owned 20,257 shares of the retailer's stock after selling 963 shares during the period. Plancorp Llc last reported 0.64% of its portfolio in the stock. (more...)
Trump Warms to Health Insurance for All Trump Warms to Health Insurance for All
- January 19, 2017

Lynn Jenkins, who represents the 2nd District of eastern Kansas, including Lawrence. "We want to replace it with something better". As he is wont to do, back in October of 2013 Jimmy Kimmel sent a team out on the street to ask people to choose between Obamacare and the Affordable Care Act, which of course you and I and anyone of reasonable intelligence know are the same thing. (more...)
Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST) To Report Earnings Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST) To Report Earnings
- January 19, 2017

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, February 28th. The Company distributes these supplies through a network of approximately 2,600 Company-owned stores. The company had Year Ago Sales of 922.79 Million. On average, equities research analysts expect that Fastenal Company will post $1.71 EPS for the current fiscal year. (more...)
Bill Gates Launches Epidemic Coalition with $460M Investment
- January 19, 2017

A coalition of governments, philanthropists and business is pledging to put money and effort into making vaccines to stop the spread of diseases that could threaten mankind - and to prevent another outbreak as devastating as the Ebola epidemic. (more...)
Man's face blown up after e-cigarette explodes while he's smoking it Man's face blown up after e-cigarette explodes while he's smoking it
- January 19, 2017

According to Andrew Hall , a auto salesman in Pocatello, Idaho was smoking his vape pen when it exploded in his face. He added that he "always had the shop put it together" and 'looked after it the right way, while taking their advice'. Hall said: 'I never had any issues with over heating or concerns until the unfortunate happened. He was rushed to the ICU of his local hospital. 'I know vapes help people quit smoking cigarettes and that's unbelievable. (more...)
J&K Assembly passes resolution for return of Kashmiri Pandits to Valley J&K Assembly passes resolution for return of Kashmiri Pandits to Valley
- January 19, 2017

If Omar Abdullah and Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti were really concerned about return of migrants, they should speak about those who were forced to migrate across the Line of Control from Keran, Karnah, Uri, Poonch, Gurez and other parts following "atrocities by security forces", he added. (more...)
Abortion Rates in the U.S. Lowest Since 1974
- January 19, 2017

According to the report , there were 14.6 abortions per 1,000 women in 2014. Much of the report argues that increased use of contraception is largely responsible for the recent decline in the incidence of abortion. If the state Supreme Court agrees with the county judge, abortion opponents are concerned that state courts could reject abortion restrictions even if upheld by federal courts. (more...)
Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) Consensus Earnings Outlook Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) Consensus Earnings Outlook
- January 19, 2017

Analyst had a consensus of $0.38. Shares registered one year high at $198.74 and the one year low of $114.31. The bank increased revenue by 2 percent to $20 billion in the fourth quarter. The investment management firm now holds a total of 57,134 shares of Bank of America Corp which is valued at $1,318,081. Bank of America Corp makes up approximately 0.26% of Prospera Financial Services Inc's portfolio. (more...)
Soft robot offers hope for heart failure patients
- January 19, 2017

Reducing the risk of blood clot eliminates the need for patients to take potentially unsafe blood thinner medications. Every year about 2,100 people receive heart transplants in the United States, while 5.7 million suffer from heart failure. (more...)
Shahid Kapoor attends 'Rangoon' screening with wife Mira Rajput Shahid Kapoor attends 'Rangoon' screening with wife Mira Rajput
- January 19, 2017

What happens when a maverick filmmaker like Vishal Bhardwaj joins hands with immensely skillful Shahid Kapoor, Kangana Ranaut and Saif Ali Khan? There are two particular scenes from the song which will make you stick with the song - one where Kangana is lighting a candle and the other where Shahid touching her scar while she sleeps. (more...)
Stock under Review: United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X)
- January 19, 2017

AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) reported its previous quarter on 10/25/2016 where it reported the Actual Earnings of $0.21. The Insider Ownership of the company now is 0.5 percent, and Institutional Ownership is 61.2 percent. They noted that the move was a valuation call. The stock has "Equal-Weight" rating given by Barclays Capital on Tuesday, April 19. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of AK Steel Holding Corporation from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $11.00 ... (more...)
World first as baby born using new World first as baby born using new "three-person IVF" in Kiev
- January 19, 2017

The boy was conceived using DNA from his mother and father but also from an egg donor in a technique called pronuclear transfer , said Valeriy Zukin, director of the Nadiya private fertility clinic in Kiev. United Kingdom experts said this was "highly experimental". "The UK has seen some very thorough reports on the safety and efficacy of mitochondrial donation, but these assessed risk only in relation to patients wishing to avoid transmitting mitochondrial disease to their children". (more...)
President Obama Welcomes Chicago Cubs to White House After World Series Win President Obama Welcomes Chicago Cubs to White House After World Series Win
- January 19, 2017

The following script is from " 60 Minutes Presents: Barack Obama: Eight Years in the White House ", which aired on January 15, 2017. NW were always so important. "And if they think that it's harder for them to get re-elected by cooperating with each other, then they won't cooperate", Obama said. The rugs upon which Trump walks will be the ones his family has requested. (more...)
'Many dead' in avalanche-hit hotel after Italy quake
- January 19, 2017

Italian media reported that two people who were outside the hotel at the time of the avalanche were rescued. "There were 20 guests in the hotel". There were 20 people plus staff at the hotel, regional president Luciano D'Alfonso wrote on Facebook. (more...)
Bees pose biggest public health threat in Australia, research shows Bees pose biggest public health threat in Australia, research shows
- January 19, 2017

Australia's most unsafe venomous creature is not a snake or a spider, nor even a jellyfish. The country's first national analysis of data on bites and stings reveals that bees and wasps send the most people to hospital each year, and contribute to the equal highest number of sting-related deaths. (more...)
Bacteria That Killed Nevada Patient Resisted All Antimicrobial Drugs Currently Available Bacteria That Killed Nevada Patient Resisted All Antimicrobial Drugs Currently Available
- January 19, 2017

And now researchers think they might spread from person to person asymptomatically - which explains why doctors are often unable to detect it. Bill Hanage is an infectious diseases epidemiologist at the Harvard T.H. What also surprised them was the amount of diversity they found in terms of resistance mechanisms. This has led to a call from the researchers for greater surveillance of the risky bacteria. (more...)
CBO Warns of Increases to Premiums, Uninsured If Obamacare Is Repealed CBO Warns of Increases to Premiums, Uninsured If Obamacare Is Repealed
- January 19, 2017

There has yet to be a plan revealed for this so-called replacement, and many Americans are both in the dark and in a panic as to the future of their health care plans. The House started the repeal process Friday with a 227-198 vote to adopt a filibuster-proof budget resolution that will allow the 52-48 Republican Senate majority to advance a repeal bill with a simple majority. (more...)