Health


Danaher buying Cepheid in deal valued at about $4 billion Danaher buying Cepheid in deal valued at about $4 billion
- September 08, 2016

The consensus rating is 2.5, suggesting the market has given up on the stock. Financial Analysts Projected the expected the Higher, Lower and Mean Estimated EPS targets for This Fiscal Year. The stock stands almost $0.79 off versus the 52-week high of $53.19 and $27.31 above the 52-week low of $25.09. Randstad North America, Inc., a wholly-owned partner of Randstad Holding nv (RAND.AS), declared that its wholly-owned partner, Merlin Global Acquisition, Inc., has begind its formerly ... (more...)
PH downplays Zika fears despite World Health Organization category 2 classification
- September 08, 2016

It causes only mild symptoms for most people such as fever and a rash, but infected pregnant women can give birth to babies with microcephaly, a deformation marked by abnormally small brains and heads. As of last Friday, the CDC had spent $194 million of the $222 million it was given to fight the virus, said agency director Dr. Thomas Frieden, The New York Times reported. (more...)
Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) Insiders Look Optimistic About Prospects Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) Insiders Look Optimistic About Prospects
- September 08, 2016

In a related news, The Securities and Exchange Commission has divulged in a Form 4 filing that the director of Bank Of America Corp /De/, Woods Thomas D had purchased shares worth of $353,250 in a transaction dated on August 2, 2016. The consensus rating is 1.9, indicating analysts in general look favorably on the company's future prospects. Bank of America Corp. Bank of America Corp makes up approx 0.53% of Duncker Streett Co Inc's portfolio. (more...)
World Health Organization updates view on Zika as cause of brain abnormalities World Health Organization updates view on Zika as cause of brain abnormalities
- September 08, 2016

Human tears could be used to test whether or not someone is infected with Zika, which is a lot less painful diagnosis method than a blood test, and mouse eyes could be used to test anti-Zika drugs. Apte, MD, PhD, the Paul A. Cibis Distinguished Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, and one of the study's senior authors. How can Zika spread through Tears? Due to the Olympics, there has been a lot of travel back and forth to countries where Zika is present, making San Diego a ... (more...)
Florida Congressman Takes Mosquitoes to House Floor in Call for Zika Action
- September 08, 2016

House floor on Wednesday to highlight the immediate need for federal funding to fight the Zika virus. Addressing Republican leader Paul Ryan on Wednesday, Jolly said that his state does not have months to wait for a compromise and added that "the politics of Zika are garbage right now". (more...)
Malaysia confirms first Zika case in a pregnant woman Malaysia confirms first Zika case in a pregnant woman
- September 08, 2016

The patient, a 27-year-old woman who is three to four months in pregnancy, began to show symptoms of rash and fever on September 2, said the health minister S.Subramaniam at a press conference, adding she tested positive on Tuesday. All pregnant women that have signs and symptoms of Zika and are confirmed positive are to be admitted to hospital wards. Malaysia's health minister says it is likely more cases would be reported in Johor Bahru. (more...)
Bills OT Henderson facing 4-game suspension
- September 08, 2016

The suspension is reportedly related to a treatment Henderson received for his Crohn's disease. Henderson was suspended multiple times at the University of Miami and admitted that marijuana use was the reason for those bans. Ryan, who wasn't commenting on the specifics of Henderson's situation, said players have to be accountable because "if it's against the rules it's against the rules". (more...)
Specialized trucks, planes target mosquitoes in South Beach Specialized trucks, planes target mosquitoes in South Beach
- September 08, 2016

According to the mayor's office, the spraying in the affected 1.5-square-mile area in Miami Beach will begin about 5 a.m. Thursday and wrap up within a half-hour. After being briefed on the plan and speaking with the county, Mayor Philip Levine told the Miami Herald that he wants to know more about what the potential effects the spraying may have on residents. (more...)
Pence to address House Republicans next week
- September 08, 2016

Still, gaining the seats needed to capture a House majority appears unlikely. Trump later said his call that Russian Federation find Clinton's emails was sarcastic. According to The New York Times , Nancy Pelosi sent Paul Ryan an email today saying, "Democrats and Republicans must present a united front in the face of Russia's attempts to tamper with the will of the American people'". (more...)
Trump, Clinton Virtually Tied in New Poll
- September 07, 2016

The various polls show how close the race is looking to Nov 8, and makes the battle for the so-called swing states all the more important. Boone said the Clinton campaign will likely continue the small-scale approach it took throughout August. (more...)
ITT Tech closing all campuses
- September 07, 2016

It operated more than 130 campuses in 38 states. The school said it had to eliminate more than 8,000 employee positions. ITT released a statement calling the government sanctions inappropriate and unconstitutional. Following a lengthy investigation, the U.S. Department of Education determined ITT Tech's parent company, Indiana-based ITT Educational Services Inc., was not in compliance with criteria set by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools. (more...)
Too costly for Indonesia to thoroughly test for Zika: health official Too costly for Indonesia to thoroughly test for Zika: health official
- September 07, 2016

The Ministry is considering letting suspected Zika- infected patients rest at home while their blood and urine samples are tested, and sending confirmed cases home to recuperate, said Khor. "He was infected after being bitten by a mosquito which was carrying the virus within our country", he said in a Facebook posting. Singapore figures in the top 10. (more...)
Safe sex for 6 months after visting Zika-hit areas
- September 07, 2016

Zika is known to cause a serious birth defect - microcephaly - when it is passed from a pregnant woman to her unborn baby. If new research about the Zika virus teaches us anything, it's not to underestimate the potential for it to spread throughout the world. (more...)
Evan & Carly Tease Emotional 'Bachelor in Paradise' Finale Evan & Carly Tease Emotional 'Bachelor in Paradise' Finale
- September 07, 2016

Oh boy. How does one make reservations at a convent? However, the ABC executive all but confirmed Pell and McNary would be a little too boring after having such a nice, sweet guy like Ben Higgins star on the franchise last season. Adding to it, Murray said Amanda kept him calm during tough times and help him to make the best decisions during the entire journey. He said that after that, a fantasy date followed by a fantasy suite would be waiting for them. (more...)
Morgan Snaps MLB Worst Losing Skid, Phillies Top Marlins 4-3
- September 07, 2016

Jake Esch (0-1) allowed three runs in five innings in his second major league start. "This is something that could give us a little bit of a bump, hopefully", Mattingly said. Bour has been sidelined with an ankle injury. Herrera has three games in which he's scored at least three runs, and two of them have come in Marlins Park - the other on August 21, 2015. (more...)
Number of Americans on Gluten-Free Diet Tripled in 5 Years Number of Americans on Gluten-Free Diet Tripled in 5 Years
- September 07, 2016

Previous studies have reported that the prevalence of celiac disease is increasing in the United States, but this new JAMA study finds the opposite: that the rising popularity of gluten-free diets far exceeds the number of Americans diagnosed with celiac disease . (more...)
Stanford Bans Hard Liquor From On-Campus Parties, Limits Bottle Sizes
- September 07, 2016

That reports is a bit problematic because it focused in part on schools that had total prohibitions on drinking, including beer and wine, but it found a correlation between banning alcohol and lower rates of heavy drinking - though they admitted that could be due "to other factors, such as self-selection of students to these schools [where all alcohol is banned]". (more...)
Lawmakers likely to do what they do best: the bare minimum Lawmakers likely to do what they do best: the bare minimum
- September 07, 2016

Republican leaders have been noncommittal on the question, unwilling to get ahead of their members and risk a blow-up when they return to the Capitol. As a result, Congress will be forced to pass a stopgap bill that extends 2016 spending levels beyond October 1, though factions can't even agree on how long the so-called continuing resolution should last. (more...)
Tackling mosquitoes: The Sri Lanka lesson for India Tackling mosquitoes: The Sri Lanka lesson for India
- September 07, 2016

The Regional Director said WHO will continue to support the efforts of Sri Lanka's health authorities as they relate to malaria, as well as the country's wider public health mission. For the past three-and-a-half years, no locally transmitted cases have been recorded. In this anti-malaria campaign, Sri Lanka used unorthodox ways and strategies nut these seemed to be highly effective. (more...)
Dayton Community Center to host Walk in Memory Saturday Dayton Community Center to host Walk in Memory Saturday
- September 07, 2016

California's crisis services have also implemented language lines in Korean, Vietnamese and Spanish, where callers can access help in their preferred language, and utilize new technologies such as web and text-based crisis services, which RAND identifies as a key suicide prevention strategy for California's future. (more...)

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