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Medicine Calamos Advisors LLC Boosts Position in Philip Morris International Inc (PM)
Author: 0 Calamos Advisors LLC Boosts Position in Philip Morris International Inc (PM)

Caldwell & Orkin Inc decreased Coach Inc. Aviance Capital Management Llc decreased Intel Corp (INTC) stake by 18.82% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. The shares were sold at an average price of $108.38, for a total value of $11,811,144.02. Finally, SBG Securities upgraded shares of Philip Morris International from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating and upped their target price for the company from $118.00 to $119.00 in a research report on Friday, August 11th.

Medicine Over 95000 in IL sign up for Obamacare plans
Author: 0 Over 95000 in IL sign up for Obamacare plans

The Chicago Tribune reports that numbers from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released Wednesday found that more than 95,000 IL residents selected plans during the first four weeks of open enrollment this year. He said he's anxious that with less time and less advertising to remind people of the deadline they will miss out on health insurance. Her organization, which focuses on the segment of consumers who need help enrolling or have complex medical needs, has signed up ...

Medicine Worker replaces Southee for Black Caps
Author: 0 Worker replaces Southee for Black Caps

West Indies have struggled in recent times and now lie eighth in the Test rankings, well behind the Black Caps who are fourth. The last time West Indies faced New Zealand in a Test, in June 2014 , Jason Holder made his debut and was part of a team that suffered a series defeat at home.

Medicine WWE star John Cena tries hand at cricket
Author: 0 WWE star John Cena tries hand at cricket

Cena, who is now Down Under to promote his upcoming film " Ferdinand ", was seen holding the bat like a baseball player before missing the shot when a ball was bowled. The Big Bash League kicks off on 9 December with the Melbourne Renegades taking on the Sydney Thunder and concludes with the final on 4 February.

Medicine Oregon State to hire Washington offensive coordinator Jonathan Smith as head coach
Author: 0 Oregon State to hire Washington offensive coordinator Jonathan Smith as head coach

Until something is announced in this day and age, it is wise not to take it as gospel but all signs point to Jonathan Smith taking over in Corvallis and he will have a real challenge on his hands upon arrival. In four seasons with the Beavers, Smith threw for 9,680 yards and 55 touchdowns. "We interviewed several qualified candidates and Coach Smith emerged as our top choice", athletic director Scott Barnes said.

Medicine Foreword to the World Malaria Report 2017
Author: 0 Foreword to the World Malaria Report 2017

If we continue with a "business as usual" approach - employing the same level of resources and the same interventions - we will face near-certain increases in malaria cases and deaths. Also in many areas, access to the public health system remains low. National-level surveys in the WHO African Region show that only about one third (34%) of children with a fever are taken to a medical provider in this sector.

Medicine Arun Jaitley launches Paytm Payments Bank
Author: 0 Arun Jaitley launches Paytm Payments Bank

Arun Jaitley inaugurating the Paytm Payments Bank . "While honest businesspersons will be able to access loans from strong and reformed banks, strict and clear law and the all-round clean-up initiated by the Government would result in a clean system in the country", he said.

Medicine More than one in 20 cancer cases attributed to diabetes, BMI
Author: 0 More than one in 20 cancer cases attributed to diabetes, BMI

A new study in the medical journal Lancet states that diabetes and a high BMI (more than 25kg/m2) are to blame for 5.6% of the new cancer cases around the world. It is thought diabetes and excess fat disrupt the body's hormones and cause inflammation, both of which can fuel cancer growth. The leading cancer due to diabetes and high BMI in high-income western countries was breast cancer, accounting for 23.8 per cent of all cancers attributable to these risks.

Medicine Africans are being sold at Libyan slave markets. Thanks, Hillary Clinton
Author: 0 Africans are being sold at Libyan slave markets. Thanks, Hillary Clinton

Several world leaders spoke out as well. Akufo-Addo condemned the practice in a post on his Twitter account late on Tuesday, calling it "gross and scandalous" abuse of human rights. Hundreds of thousands of Africans travel through Libya every year as they try to make their way to Europe, and this makes them an easy target for smugglers who force them to work for little or no money.

Medicine Scientists say Yeti is a bear
Author: 0 Scientists say Yeti is a bear

But the real Yeti may not be so odd, according to a new study published Tuesday: New DNA samples of bones, teeth, skin and hair of supposed Yetis turned out to be from bears . One of the samples investigated by Dr Lindqvist's team was a monastic relic consisting of a preserved scrap of skin said to be from the hand or paw of a Yeti.

Medicine Central California deputies search for inmate with unusual face tattoos
Author: 0 Central California deputies search for inmate with unusual face tattoos

Corey Hughes , 27, was last seen around 1:30 p.m.in the area of Interstate 5 and Country Club, the sheriff's office said. He was housed in the Honor Farm after sentenced on a weapons charge. 'Sheriff's Special Teams are working to return him back to our facility'. Anyone who may have seen Hughes or have information on his whereabouts is asked to call the SJSO dispatch at 209-468-4400.

Author: 0 Victoria Just Became The First State To Legalise Voluntary Assisted Dying

The 18-month delay before the bill takes effect was to finalize details, including deciding which drug, or cocktail of drugs, would be best. " Victoria is the first state to pass voluntary assisted dying laws in Australia, giving Victorians with a terminal illness the compassion and dignity they deserve at the end of their lives", he told reporters in Melbourne.

Medicine CDC: US HIV diagnoses improving, but progress varies
Author: 0 CDC: US HIV diagnoses improving, but progress varies

Among different groups, heterosexual men at higher risk went the longest between infection and diagnosis, a median of almost five years, and Asians had almost twice the delay of whites at 4.2 years. Early diagnosis is important with HIV because it allows people to start treatment with Aids drugs sooner, increasing their chances of living a long and healthy life.

Medicine United Kingdom gives Pfizer world's first over-the-counter Viagra approval
Author: 0 United Kingdom gives Pfizer world's first over-the-counter Viagra approval

It will be available in a four-tablet pack and eight-tablet pack, with recommended retail prices of £19.99 and £34.99 respectively. It achieved peak worldwide sales of more than $2 billion in 2012 but sales have since declined as patents have expired, prompting Pfizer to explore extending its brand value as a non-prescription drug.

Author: 0 Scarlet Fever on the Rise

Other symptoms, which usually occur within a week of infection, include sore throat, fever and headache. Data for 2017 suggests the rate of outbreaks may be decreasing, but the study suggests that it is too early to tell if this trend will continue.

Author: 0 United States general sees no change in Pakistan behavior despite Trump tough line

He accused Pakistan of harboring "agents of chaos" and providing safe havens to militant groups waging an insurgency against a US -backed government in Kabul . He said with the changes and global support the "momentum has shifted in their favor". He asserted Tuesday that the Taliban "cannot win in the face of the pressures that I outlined".

Medicine 3 to 4 Cups of Coffee Daily Provide Most Health Benefits
Author: 0 3 to 4 Cups of Coffee Daily Provide Most Health Benefits

One of these health associations was a reduced risk of type 2 diabetes , with higher coffee intake more often linked to health benefits compared to no coffee and low coffee consumption. The umbrella analysis showcased that consuming coffee is many a time beneficial than harmful. But the health benefits are not seen in pregnant women where high levels of coffee consumption is linked to lower birth rates, preterm birth and pregnancy loss.

Medicine Artificial muscle inspired by origami can lift 1000 times its own weight
Author: 0 Artificial muscle inspired by origami can lift 1000 times its own weight

Inspired by the folding technique of origami, United States researchers said they have crafted cheap, artificial muscles for robots that give them the power to lift up to 1,000 times their own weight. "Maybe you have a sling, and now the sling is active and really stimulates your legs or your arms or your back muscles to get to where you want to be".

Author: 0 Earthworms Can Grow in Martian Soil, Researchers Say

Earthworms not only help provide nutrients, but also aerate the soil, allowing water to permeate the soil. Experts believe that the soil samples used in the experiment are not completely identical to Martian soil. Their feces contains organic matter that replenishes soil nitrogen, phosphorous and potassium, and which is very integral to plant growth. In earlier experiments, researchers found that worms prove helpful in conditions when water would not easily penetrate the soil.