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The Clovis Oncology, Inc. (CLVS) Set to Announce Earnings on Wednesday

The Clovis Oncology, Inc. (CLVS) Set to Announce Earnings on Wednesday

Finally, Janney Montgomery Scott set a $38.00 price objective on shares of Clovis Oncology and gave the stock a "hold" rating in a report on Tuesday, December 20th. Research and development expenses for the full year 2016 came in at $251.1 million for the full year 2016, compared to $269.3 million for 2015. Research and development expenses amounted to $54.5 million for the fourth quarter, compared to $76.0 million for the same period during the previous year. Read More

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VX Most potent of all nerve agents: CDC

He said the presence of the substance, a chemical weapon, was stated in the preliminary report received by police from the Chemistry Department. Police previously said the airport had not been decontaminated . The police had also earlier dismissed claims that Siti believed the attack was for a prank, saying that the women had moved towards the bathroom right after the poison attack because they were aware the liquid was toxic and that they needed to wash their hands . Read More

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Backache may up risk of early death

This is especially worrying since almost 700 million people suffer from the condition worldwide and many think it's relatively harmless. The lifetime prevalence of back pain is around 84 per cent. Those who exercise more often will have less chance of developing back pain. Studies have shown paracetamol or ibuprofen is ineffective against back pain, and more powerful opioid painkillers are both ineffective and highly risky. Read More

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Wind power tariffs fall to record Rs 3.46/unit at auction

Currently, rooftoop solar represents 16% of renewable energy generation in Australia, but the latest projections expect it to hit closer to 50% within the next couple of decades, partly because of developments like deX. After historically low price of solar power, India has recorded all time low price for other renewal energy source-wind power. USA hybrid solar wind market size was valued at United States dollars $195 million in 2015 and is estimated to reach over USD $300 million by 2024. Read More

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On Jayalalithaa's birth anniversary, the fight for her legacy escalates

On Jayalalithaa's birth anniversary, the fight for her legacy escalates

Panneerselvam's hand against All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader Sasikala. She will contest the upcoming bypolls in the Chennai's RK Nagar, the seat which fell vacant after Jayalalithaa's demise. Sasikala, who was Jayalalithaa's close aide for several decades, was chosen as the General Secretary of the party by its MLAs. He claimed that the former chief minister had bequeathed her properties, including her Veda Nilayam bungalow in Poes Garden here, to his sister ... Read More

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Mayors speak out in opposition to Obamacare repeal

There's some truth in that second sentence. Another said he'd survived cancer once, and that he would have been unable to get insurance coverage without the ACA's provision guaranteeing coverage for those with pre-existing conditions. "It is really incredible that this shift from involuntary part-time to voluntary part-time is not more widely known", Dean Baker , co-director of the Center for Economic Policy and Research, has written. Read More

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Sheriff Re-opens PDP National Secretariat After 9 Months

Sheriff Re-opens PDP National Secretariat After 9 Months

The PDP reps said no honest member of the party would trust the Sheriff faction after their activities in Edo and Ondo states. I will leave office after the convention. Let us build this party. Members of him National Working Committee (NWC) and associates had arrived 20 mins before he came. Sheriff made the statement during a reception for PDP members from the south west who visited him in his office. Read More

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Dutch Abortion Ship Detained by Guatemalan Military

Dutch Abortion Ship Detained by Guatemalan Military

The procedure , also known as a medication abortion, combines two medicines, mifepristone and misoprostol, to end a pregnancy. "The military will not permit this group to carry out its activities in the country", Guatemala's military said in a formal complaint to the prosecutor's office issued on instructions from President Jimmy Morales. Read More

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Diabetes could be 'reversed' by following fasting diet, scientists say

There are 3.9 million people now living with diabetes in the United Kingdom and by 2025 it is estimated that five million people will suffer from the condition - 90% of whom will have Type 2 diabetes. This increases the production of a key protein and, consequently, promotes the creation of new, healthy insulin-producing cells . The fasting-mimicking diet manufacturer says the food plan should be used with caution and avoided by children under the age of 18 and pregnant women. Read More

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One mumps case reported in Okanogan Co

Mumps are spread from direct and indirect contact with an infected person's respiratory droplets, which can be transmitted through sneezing and coughing. Anyone who has experienced symptoms is urged to contact UHS at 814-863-4463 or a local health care provider immediately. MacDonald said athletes on sports teams are more susceptible to getting the virus. Read More

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CDC: Fatal heroin overdoses triple

CDC: Fatal heroin overdoses triple

The numbers show overdose deaths afflict middle-aged adults and white people the most. Researchers also note the percentage of fatal drug overdoses that involved heroin increased from 8% in 1999 to 25% in 2015. The percentage increase of drug overdose deaths among adults aged 55-64 rose from 4.2 per 100,000 in 1999 to 21.8 in 2015. "You are 40 times more likely to use heroin if you stated with opioid painkillers", Hamburg said. Read More

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Forward Earnings Estimate of Merck & Company, Inc.(MRK)

Forward Earnings Estimate of Merck & Company, Inc.(MRK)

The firm earned $10.10 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $10.22 billion. The stock has blown through analysts' low price target of US$50, but is still below the high US$85 target. Piper Jaffray Companies upgraded Merck & Company from a "neutral" rating to an "overweight" rating and set a $72.00 target price for the company in a report on Thursday, January 12th. Read More

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Too much exercise makes men less interested in sex, study finds

Too much exercise makes men less interested in sex, study finds

Researchers polled more than 1,000 active men on both their workouts and sex lives. "Fertility specialists will often ask a woman about whether and how much she exercises", the study author said. They report in the journal Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise that light and moderate exercise is associated with higher libido, while strenuous exercise is associated with lower libido. Read More

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Diabetes' link with Alzheimer's disease identified

Diabetes' link with Alzheimer's disease identified

It is believed that the number of Americans with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias will grow each year as the size and proportion of the US population age 65 and older continues to increase. The original goal of the study was to identify risk factors for cardiovascular disease. The team found that people who sleep regularly for 9 hours or more were twice as likely to develop Alzheimer's within 10 years, compared with those who consistently slept less than 9 hours. Read More

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Jackson salad plant among those involved in recall

Ready Pac will operate as a wholly-own subsidiary of Bonduelle (pronounced Bondwell), which is headquartered in Villeneuve-d'Ascq, France. The product is sold in 7.5 ounce single serving bowl packages. Those symptoms include high fever, stiff neck, muscle aches, diarrhea, and abdominal pains. It can additionally lead to miscarriages, stillbirths and premature delivery. Read More

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Nigeria summons S.Africa ambassador over anti-immigrant violence

Nigeria summons S.Africa ambassador over anti-immigrant violence

It's clear that we never really got rid of xenophobia since those horrific attacks in 2008/2009 which led to deaths, and hundreds of foreign nationals being housed in tented refugee camps to safeguard them from township mobs. "Those who are living in the area are advised to be careful". This week, reports emerged of a Nigerian church set on fire and the looting of Nigerian shops and homes in Pretoria West. Read More

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Curbs on guests, dishes at Kashmir weddings

Curbs on guests, dishes at Kashmir weddings

There will also be a complete ban of amplifiers, speakers and firecrackers. The number of non-vegetarian, vegetarian dishes to be cooked in such functions should be restricted to a max of seven each and two stalls of candies and fruits. The recently acquired practice of sending dry fruits and candies along with marriage invitation cards has been banned. The government has also directed that leftover, uncooked or surplus food should be provided to the needy. Read More

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Vaccine Tested to Protect against Mosquito-Borne Diseases

Vaccine Tested to Protect against Mosquito-Borne Diseases

Malaria alone killed more than 430,000 people in 2015. The new vaccine aims to act against the mosquito's saliva and protect people from mosquito-borne diseases. The team at NIAID is starting a phase 1 trial, the earliest step in human tests, of the vaccine. The National Institutes of Health is recruiting volunteers for a safety study of the experimental vaccine, being developed by two London companies. Read More

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Meet the Jazz Jennings transgender doll

Meet the Jazz Jennings transgender doll

The Tonner Doll Company - which specialises in collectable and high-fashion dolls - is releasing a Jazz Jennings doll which has been designed by their founder Robert Tonner. The Jazz Jennings doll is going to be available to buy from July and rather than the company's other dolls which are usually marketed towards adult collectors, this one is going to be pushed towards children. Read More

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Is Stress Making You Fat? Science Finds a New Link

Is Stress Making You Fat? Science Finds a New Link

The cross-sectional study also found chronically high cortisol levels were retrospectively linked to long-term obesity persistence over the course of 4 years (F=12.70, P 0.001), they wrote in Obesity . Hair grows approximately 1 cm a month and 2 cm of hair was obtained to represent two months of time. "People who had higher hair cortisol levels also tended to have larger waist measurements, which is important because carrying excess fat around the abdomen is a risk factor for heart disease , ... Read More

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Leicester dimiss Claudio Ranieri

Leicester dimiss Claudio Ranieri

Former Leicester striker Tony Cottee has claimed the club pressed the panic button by sacking manager Claudio Ranieri as other ex-Foxes also expressed their surprise at the Italian's departure. Mancini, who actually made five appearances on loan with the Foxes in the 2000/01 season, has valuable experience at the top in England from his time at the Etihad where he won an FA Cup and league title. Read More

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