Cracking the sugar code: Why the ‘glycome’ is the next big thing in health and medicine

It remains to be tested if reversing these changes can help prevent disease, or even slow aging – an intriguing possibility. Along with DNA, proteins, and fats, glycans are one of the four major macromolecules essential for life. In other words, these sugar molecules can greatly influence how our proteins do their work, and even how our cells will respond to stimuli. The main job of glycans is to modify the proteins and fats that sit on the surface of our cells. By sensing the type of sugar coat

By | 2018-08-27T17:00:00+00:00 August 27th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Life in Turkey now: Tough talk, but fears of drug shortages

Turkish banks are pulling back on credit to consumers and businesses. Even by Turkish standards the steel industry is in a tough spot, as Mr. Dalbeler conceded. President Trump imposed a 50 percent tariff on Turkish steel after talks broke down to win the release of the detained pastor, Andrew Brunson. Years ago, Mr. Dalbeler said, Iraq was the Turkish steel industry’s biggest market. “In oncology there are no substitutes,” Mr. Sarialioglu said.

By | 2018-08-16T17:00:00+00:00 August 16th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Emerging markets shares drop on deepening Turkey crisis

Stocks in emerging markets fell sharply Monday as a financial crisis in Turkey that sent its currency plummeting last week worsened. Turkey shares led the way lower, as the iShares MSCI Turkey ETF (TUR) plunged about 11 percent. The Turkish currency fell more than 14 percent on Friday after President Donald Trump announced he was doubling metals tariffs on Turkey. Turkey's central bank tried to ease global investors' fears on Monday, stating it will provide as much liquidity as needed to the cou

By | 2018-08-12T17:00:00+00:00 August 12th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Discovery profit misses on Scripps acquisition costs

Discovery missed analyst estimates for quarterly profit on Tuesday, as the owner of Discovery Channel and Animal Planet took on more costs related to integration of the recently acquired Scripps network. Discovery completed the $11.9 billion acquisition of Scripps in March integrating Scripps' largely female-focused lifestyle channels such as HGTV, Travel Channel and Food Network with Discovery's channels, whose viewers are primarily male. However, profit fell as Discovery's costs nearly doubled

By | 2018-08-06T17:00:00+00:00 August 6th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Wright-Patterson Air Force base says there was no active shooter

The Wright-Patterson Air Force Base said that it has determined that there was no active shooter at its medical center despite reports of an active shooter incident. In a tweet, the base said that a reported active shooter incident occurred during a scheduled exercise that included an active shooter scenario taking place at another location. An unknown individual called 911 believing that there was an active shooter at the base's hospital, according to the statement. Federal and state authoritie

By | 2018-08-01T17:00:00+00:00 August 1st, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Workers are ‘ghosting’ interviews, blowing off work in a strong job market

At Carports & More, based in El Dorado Hills, California, nearly half of the 65 job candidates scheduled for interviews the past month didn’t show up. At VoiceNation, an Atlanta area call center, a similar share of the 10 hires the company was making each month never came in to work. In the hottest job market in decades, workers are holding all the cards. A growing number are "ghosting" their jobs: blowing off scheduled job interviews, accepting offers but not showing up the first day and even v

By | 2018-07-19T17:00:00+00:00 July 19th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Disney shares downgraded to sell on concern the battle for Fox has placed company in an unwinnable situation

Disney's shares are up 9 percent this month amid the battle for Fox and hopes of overall industry consolidation in the wake of a judge's decision on Tuesday to allow the AT&T-Time Warner merger proceed. On Wednesday, Comcast bid $65 billion for the Fox units currently set to be acquired by Disney. Comcast's cash bid represents a 19 percent premium to Disney's offer in stock. "For the moment we are leaving our valuation of Disney and leaving the assumptions incorporated into our model unchanged.

By | 2018-06-17T17:00:00+00:00 June 17th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sudden deaths like those of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain can devastate family finances

The shocking deaths of iconic fashion designer Kate Spade, 55, and gifted chef and storyteller Anthony Bourdain, 61, are spurring important discussions about mental health. They are also a chilling reminder that a sudden death can affect any family. A number of the leading causes of death in the United States are events that could happen without warning. Regardless of the cause, an unexpected death has an enormous impact on a family mentally, emotionally and physically. It can also affect family

By | 2018-06-07T17:00:00+00:00 June 7th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Gmail is getting a ‘confidential mode’ that prevents users from printing or forwarding your email

Gmail is getting a new Confidential Mode that will add an extra layer of security to messages that you wish to remain private, according to The Verge. Confidential Mode feature, which might be revealed as soon as May 8 during Google's annual developer conference, reportedly lets senders choose to block the recipient of the email from doing certain things with the message, like forwarding it, printing it or even copying the contents. Users will also have the option to lock an email message with a

By | 2018-04-12T17:00:00+00:00 April 12th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments
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