PRHealth Watch

Keeping you abreast of healthy lifestyle Cuisine, Medicine and Cutting Edge Discoveries.

MIT Just Cut Ties with Nectome, the '100-Percent-Fatal' Brain-Preserving Company

Brain_MIT

Source: Live Science

MIT announced today (April 2) that it has severed a subcontract with Nectome, a company that says it will preserve the brains of dying people in order to revive them in the future.

MIT's announcement stated that it is cutting off a subcontract that involved the university in Nectome's grant-funded research through MIT neuroscientist Ed Boyden's lab. Nectome has received more than $915,000 in grant funding from the National Institute of Mental Health.

Live Science reported on the company's "100-percent-fatal" brain-preserving service in March. Neuroscientists Live Science interviewed at the time were deeply skeptical, saying that there is no reason to believe the deadly service would actually make it possible to revive a person in the future. [Top 10 Weird Ways We Deal with the Dead]

Continue reading
  818 Hits
  0 Comments

Citi predicts a big rally for Herbalife now that risk of Ackman bashing is over

102561718-159251862.530x298

Source: 

  • Citi Research raises its rating to buy from neutral for Herbalife shares, citing the company's attractive valuation versus the market.
  • We "expect Ackman's exit may mean that some investors give Herbalife a new look as headline risk has dissipated, we contend that Herbalife should trade at a 10% premium to the market," the firm says in a note.
  • Pershing Square's Bill Ackman told CNBC on Feb. 28 he exited his losing bet against Herbalife, five years after his on-air verbal brawl with Carl Icahn over the company.

Herbalife shares will rise because investors can now focus on the nutritional supplement maker's growth prospects rather than on negative headlines, according to one Wall Street firm.

Pershing Square's Bill Ackman told CNBC on Feb. 28 he exited his losing bet against Herbalife, five years after his on-air verbal brawl with Carl Icahn over the company. Icahn said the following day he made a billion dollar paper profit on his investment in the company.

Citi Research raised its rating to buy from neutral for Herbalife shares, citing the company's attractive valuation versus the market.

Continue reading
  769 Hits
  0 Comments
This website is protected by RSFirewall!, the firewall solution for Joomla!

front1

AccessJamaica

Wait a minute, while we are rendering the calendar
Guest
16 August 2016
Medical Marijuana
Wellness News
Cannabis and Jamaica: A True Business Opportunity!CanEx Jamaica – Cannabis Business Conference and ExpoUnlocking the Business OpportunitiesFriday September 2, 2016 The legal cannabis industry rep...
Theo Chambers
02 April 2018
Wellness News
This is how people find support in their communities to help them achieve their goals.Herbalife Nutrition Clubs are at the heart of how Herbalife helps people change their lives and their communi...
Guest
31 January 2017
Wellness News
    Source:Hope Heaven    The very thought of taking a piece about my raw foods journey and entitling it, “pitted sun dried oil cured black olives,” makes me chuckle. You see,...
Sharon Parris-Chambers
08 January 2017
Medical Marijuana
Wellness News
The Washington Post - By Marie Myung-Ok Lee January 6It took me awhile to perfect the cookie recipe. I experimented with ingredients: Blueberry, Strawberry, Sour Diesel, White Widow, Bu...
Guest
07 August 2017
Nutrition
Wellness News
By Carina Storrs, Special to CNN(CNN)Who doesn't love chocolate? Even if it's not your favorite sweet treat, you can probably agree that the confection conjures thoughts of love, pleasure, and reward....
Sharon Parris-Chambers
06 February 2017
Wellness News
SOURCE: healthy-holistic-living.comPhoto Caption: Brazil About to Refuse ALL Imports of U.S.- Grown Genetically-Modified CropsBrazil — The list of countries refusing Monsanto’s genetica...
Guest
27 August 2017
Wellness News
By Sandee LaMotte, CNNcinnamon is one of the world's most popular spices, sprinkled on lattes, boiled with ciders and enjoyed in numerous dishes. Without it, Thanksgiving and Christmas meals might wel...
Sharon Parris-Chambers
22 November 2016
Allergies
Wellness News
Better go check your fridge: Sabra, one of America’s most ubiquitous brands of hummus, is recalling dozens of products due to a listeria scare. The recall includes 57 varieties, or the vast majority o...