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The best 10 biotech IPOs of 2013

The best 10 biotech IPOs of 2013

Last year when we did the list of the top 10 biotech IPOs of 2012, we were lucky to have 10. Actually, there were 11, and that looked pretty good compared to the lean and hungry years of 2008 to 2011. Only one of the companies had to be excluded. This year, the top 10 list is far more … ... Read More »

Glassdoor : Best companies to work for 2014

Glassdoor : Best companies to work for 2014

Glassdoor just released its sixth annual 50 Best Places to Work for 2014. The list forecasts which companies will be the best to work for in 2014 based on anonymous surveys of current and former employees at companies with a minimum of 1,000 workers. More than half a million reviews were submitted to build the list. Read More »

Ear Tubes May Not Have Long-Term Benefits for Kids With Ear Infections : Study

ear tubes benefits

Watchful waiting or ear tube surgery? It is a decision faced by millions of families of children with recurrent or chronic otitis media with effusion (non-infected fluid in the middle ear) each year. Out of concern regarding long-term effects like hearing loss and potential developmental delays, about a million such families choose ear tubes annually, opting for surgery that carries ... Read More »

Laughter and Humor is Good for Your Heart

Laughter and Humor is Good for Your Heart

Laughter, along with an active sense of humor, may help protect you against a heart attack, according to a new study by cardiologists at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore. The study, which is the first to indicate that laughter may help prevent heart disease, was presented at the American Heart Association’s 73rd Scientific Sessions on November 15 ... Read More »

Mary Willingham : counselor receives death threats after report on athlete literacy

Mary Willingham receives death threats for saying some UNC

A university learning specialist has received death threats and hateful messages after she exposed shockingly low academic levels among revenue athletes the University of North Carolina. Mary Willingham found that between eight and ten per cent of college’s football and basketball players had a reading level of a third grader. By studying eight years of test scores from University of ... Read More »

Freddie Mac : Mortgage survey rates edge up to start 2014

Freddie Mac : Mortgage survey rates edge up to start 2014

Average fixed mortgage rates started the year slightly higher than they ended 2013, according to the latest mortgage survey from Freddie Mac. News Facts 30-year fixed-rate mortgage (FRM) averaged 4.53 percent with an average 0.8 point for the week ending January 2, 2014, up from last week when it averaged 4.48 percent. A year ago at this time, the 30-year ... Read More »

Fast Weight Loss Program : Plan Diet

Fast Weight Loss Program : Plan Diet

As many Americans resolve to lose weight and lead healthier lifestyles in the new year, U.S. News & World Report today released its Best Diets 2014, featuring rankings and information on 32 diet plans. The DASH diet wins Best Diets Overall, while Weight Watchers continues to hold the No. 1 spot for Best Weight-Loss Diets. The Mediterranean Diet, which received ... Read More »

Should you rent or buy a home in 2014?

Should you rent or buy a home in 2014?

India’s current economic uncertainty combined with the inflated real estate prices makes the buy or rent decision tougher for a common man. Zero or negative growth in incomes, higher interest rates and a shrinking carpet area for the same money make a strong case for a personal finance drive. Read More »

The ’71st Annual Golden Globe Awards’ to Air Sunday, January 12, 2014 on NBC

Golden globe awards

Ryan Seacrest and Giuliana Rancic Host “Live From the Red Carpet” From 6:00pm-8:00pm ET / 3:00pm-5:00pm PT with Kelly Osbourne and Ross Mathews Giving Celebrity Fashion Play-by-Plays All-New Extended Two Hour “Countdown to the Red Carpet” Airing at 4:00pm-6:00pm ET / 1:00pm-3:00pm PT with Hosts Giuliana Rancic, Kelly Osbourne, George Kotsiopoulos, Catt Sadler, Kristin Dos Santos, and Dave Karger “E! ... Read More »