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Medicine Food labelling pact aims to cut food waste
Author: 0 Food labelling pact aims to cut food waste

Some of the biggest food companies are now getting rid of those labels and making it easier for all of us. The Consumer Goods Forum , a network of 400 of the largest food and consumer goods companies around the globe - including Walmart, Kellogg, Nestle, Campbell Soup, and Amazon - is asking retailers and food producers to take steps to simplify date labels.

Medicine Rohingya Muslims can be misled, exploited to destabilise region: Bangladesh envoy
Author: 0 Rohingya Muslims can be misled, exploited to destabilise region: Bangladesh envoy

Bangladesh will launch a birth control campaign among the Rohingya Muslims amid fears that the refugee population could rise sharply with the influx of the ethnic minority Myanmar nationals, a minister said today. He said there have been no clashes since September 5 and added that his government was committed to allowing aid in. On Wednesday Myanmar's Vice-President Henry Van Thio told the UN General Assembly that his government was "deeply concerned" about the exodus from Rakhine state, ...

Medicine Florida child care workers charged with abusing autistic boy in Snapchat video
Author: 0 Florida child care workers charged with abusing autistic boy in Snapchat video

A Winter Haven Police Department spokesperson said Kaderrica Smith and Alexus Henderson were booked into the Polk County Jail after they turned themselves in. "They are trained to de-escalate situations, but that obviously did not happen". Police have not been able to locate the women and warrants for their arrests have been obtained.

Author: 0 Vigilantism victims may get compensation

On Friday, the Supreme Court found that the Chandigarh case was only the tip of the "utter confusion and unhappy state of affairs" over the disbursal of compensation to sexual assault victims under the Nirbhaya scheme started in 2013 following the brutal gang-rape and death of a 23-year-old student in Delhi.

Medicine Another Case of West Nile Confirmed in Texas Panhandle
Author: 0 Another Case of West Nile Confirmed in Texas Panhandle

It is usually not considered an especially unsafe disease. Anyone living in an area where mosquitoes are infected with West Nile virus is at risk, but the risk of infection is highest for people who work outside or participate in outdoor activities.

Medicine New Antibody Can Attack 99% Of HIV Strains
Author: 0 New Antibody Can Attack 99% Of HIV Strains

These " broadly neutralizing antibodies " occur naturally in patients who have had HIV for years, but they're only about 90% effective, so this new method is significantly more useful. Experiments on 24 monkeys showed none of those given the tri-specific antibody developed an infection when they were later injected with the virus.

Medicine Rohingya fleeing Myanmar violence at mercy of traffickers, warns UN
Author: 0 Rohingya fleeing Myanmar violence at mercy of traffickers, warns UN

The government also told the top court that deporting Rohingya refugees would be an "executive policy decision" and the Supreme Court must not interfere. We take note that this violence was triggered off by a series of terrorist attacks which led to loss of lives amongst the security forces as well as the civilian population.

Medicine Moderate Physical Activity For A Healthy Heart, Longer Life
Author: 0 Moderate Physical Activity For A Healthy Heart, Longer Life

Moderate and high physical activity were also significantly associated with a reduction in major CVD events (HR = 0.86; 95% CI, 0.78-0.93). "Physical activity represents a low-priced approach to preventing cardiovascular disease and our study provides robust evidence to support public health interventions to increase all forms".

Medicine Rohingya Muslims trapped in Myanmar
Author: 0 Rohingya Muslims trapped in Myanmar

The Centre has said that the fundamental right to reside and settle in any part of India is available to citizens only. It said that due to the large influx of illegal immigrants from neighbouring countries, the demographic profile of the some of the bordering states had undergone a serious change.

Medicine Pinnick Meets Abraham, Confident Swansea Striker Will Make Nigeria Switch
Author: 0 Pinnick Meets Abraham, Confident Swansea Striker Will Make Nigeria Switch

Meanwhile, Swansea boss, Paul Clement, hopes Abraham choose to play for England after interest from Nigeria - but will not put pressure on him to do so. "I had a very honest and productive discussion with Tammy and his father last week", Pinnick said. The 19-year-old added: "However, any suggestion that I have made a decision to change my worldwide representation is incorrect and wide of the mark".

Medicine BYU to sell caffeinated soft drinks on campus, starting today
Author: 0 BYU to sell caffeinated soft drinks on campus, starting today

Students or visitors will no longer need to bring their own sodas onto the 33,000-student campus, Dean Wright, the school's director of dining services, said on the university's website . "We have been looking at this over the last several years as we've seen the increase". Wright emphasized in his post that BYU still is contractually prohibited from selling any products except Coca-Cola products, with "few, limited exceptions".

Medicine Hundreds of unborn babies died because of the lead in Flint's water
Author: 0 Hundreds of unborn babies died because of the lead in Flint's water

And past year, when she had her water tested, lead concentrations of 1,100 parts per billion were found. A new study that reviewed health records from Flint, Michigan has revealed that women who were exposed to the high levels of led in the city's drinking water suffered from fertility issues.

Medicine Saudis call on Myanmar to allow Rohingyas to return
Author: 0 Saudis call on Myanmar to allow Rohingyas to return

In a release the Commission stated: "In this situation deporting the Rohingya children and their mothers staying in different shelter homes and correctional homes of Bengal means to throw them into the jaws of death". "We may disagree on these types of actions", she said. The political party founded by retired officers and trounced by Suu Kyi's party in the 2015 election, could be expected to take heart to see her support eroded by the crisis.

Medicine Road rage: 21-year-old youth killed for objecting to smoking
Author: 0 Road rage: 21-year-old youth killed for objecting to smoking

Protesting against smoking in public proved to be fatal for a Sikh youth in Delhi, who was mowed down by a motorist on the AIIMS flyover for objecting to smoking. The student, who was on his bike with his friend, was hit by a auto that belonged to the man whom the student had requested not to smoke. Maninder Singh, though out of danger, is undergoing treatment.

Medicine Protect your money: three ways to guard your credit
Author: 0 Protect your money: three ways to guard your credit

Sweeney, D-Gloucester, said in a statement that Equifax shouldn't be able to "profit from their negligence by charging New Jerseyans fees, and this bill ensures that". "We're going to annual credit report dot com", says Richard Reeve from Consumer Credit Counseling of Savannah. Review every entry on your credit file and if you see an account or even a credit search from a company that you do not recognise, notify the credit reference agency.

Medicine Muhammad replaces William in the top 10 boys' names
Author: 0 Muhammad replaces William in the top 10 boys' names

Yet again, when account for spelling variations, Muhammad was the most common baby name in England. Writing in a blog post for Huffington Post UK, Nick wrote: 'In terms of numbers, the biggest risers for girls are: Amelia, Isla, Ava, Olivia, Evie, Isabella, Mia, Sophia, Lily and Poppy.

Medicine Health Experts Say Flu Shots Important This Year
Author: 0 Health Experts Say Flu Shots Important This Year

They said the flu itself is a much greater danger to women and their fetuses. "Since we don't have any reported activity and flu season often extends into April, if you get vaccinated at the beginning of October now you're covered for the whole flu season all the way through April", Dr.

Medicine Opioid overdose deaths chip away at USA life expectancy
Author: 0 Opioid overdose deaths chip away at USA life expectancy

The professor claimed however, many doctors feel they lack the expertise to treat opioid addiction and worry about the medications used to treat it. Researchers found that deaths from drug poisoning generally more than doubled. When the data is finalized, the CDC expects drug overdose deaths to top 64,000 for 2016. The study's authors say that the number of opioid-involved poisoning deaths is likely underestimated, noting that up to a quarter of death certificates do not list the ...

Medicine IT dept. raids Cafe Coffee Day premises
Author: 0 IT dept. raids Cafe Coffee Day premises

Ramesh told IANS here. The raids are being carried out over 20 locations in Bengaluru , Mumbai , Chennai and Chikmagalur. Police outside Cafe Coffee Day headquarters in Bengaluru . Siddhartha is founder-owner of Cafe Coffee Day chain of coffee houses. Siddhartha holds 3.25 per cent stake in Mindtree while Coffee Day Enterprises and Coffee Day Trading have 10.39 per cent and 6.3 percent shareholding in the company as of June 2017.

Medicine Taylor Swift Meets Her Multiple Selves in New Behind the Scenes Clip
Author: 0 Taylor Swift Meets Her Multiple Selves in New Behind the Scenes Clip

The old Taylor is alive and well. Considering Look What You Made Me Do has annihilated video streaming records , it was probably money well spent. She continued, "Seeing all of them together is the weirdest feeling but it's awesome". We're all just chatting about life. "That's gotta look weird", she added.

Medicine CBI team shows up at Judge's house, lawyers fume
Author: 0 CBI team shows up at Judge's house, lawyers fume

The Odisha Police, however, told media that around five CBI officers arrived at the home of Justice Dash, around 1:30 am last night. The sudden visit of the visit to a sitting judge's official residence at late night was not easily digested by the Orissa High Court Bar Association following which the association held a meeting and launched a cease work agitation till Thursday afternoon.

Medicine Scientists Used CRISPR Gene Editing To Stop Embyro Development
Author: 0 Scientists Used CRISPR Gene Editing To Stop Embyro Development

About half of the controls (which had unaltered, normal OCT4 levels) developed to form multicellular embryos called blastocysts. Niakan's team made a decision to use it to stop a key gene from producing a protein called OCT4, which normally becomes active in the first few days of human embryo development .

Medicine Indian police busts contract marriage racket, arrests eight Arabs in Hyderabad
Author: 0 Indian police busts contract marriage racket, arrests eight Arabs in Hyderabad

The South Zone police arrested five Shaikhs from Oman and three from Qatar, who arrived in the city to select their brides. "The police have opened suspect sheets against 38 local brokers, four lodge owners and qazis who are resorting to illegal activities and defaming the name of their noble profession and damaging the society".

Medicine Hurricane Jose: Storm's impact can be seen in Harrisburg region by Tuesday
Author: 0 Hurricane Jose: Storm's impact can be seen in Harrisburg region by Tuesday

Hurricane Jose is traveling toward the East Coast of the United States and could affect an area from North Carolina to New England, according to the latest forecast from the National Hurricane Center (NHC). It's likely to make a close pass to New England sometime Tuesday into Wednesday . From there it may move towards Puerto Rico or Hispaniola as a hurricane or even potentially as a major hurricane.

Medicine Gurmeet Submits Honeypreet's Number To Jail Officials Wishing To Speak With Her
Author: 0 Gurmeet Submits Honeypreet's Number To Jail Officials Wishing To Speak With Her

While the release date of the film on Ram Rahim Singh is not yet finalized, one thing is clear that the movie will have to face many controversies and hindrances. He tills the soil, grows vegetables and waters plants on a 500-yard patch. Honeypreet was last seen with the dera chief outside the court and in a copter arranged to take Ram Rahim to a jail in Rohtak.

Medicine Adam Zampa Hopes to Win Round 2 Against Hardik Pandya
Author: 0 Adam Zampa Hopes to Win Round 2 Against Hardik Pandya

In the aftermath of that 26-run defeat, captain Steven Smith admitted that his lead spinner may have bowled a bit too full. "Hardik is a very good player", he said. "We could not do that in the last game", Zampa said during the press conference. Australia spinner Adam Zampa , ahead of the second ODI against India at the Eden Gardens here on Tuesday, reckoned that the wicket of M.S.

Medicine Kelly discusses Michigan State preparations, Brandon Wimbush
Author: 0 Kelly discusses Michigan State preparations, Brandon Wimbush

We need to continue to work, and then also ball security, which I can't refute guys trying to make plays with effort". The Globe's most recent sports headlines delivered to your inbox every morning. "Don't count me out, though", he said with a smile. "In past weeks, we could get away with having a bad play here or there, or a (missed assignment) here or there, but we have to be flawless on Saturday, if we want to win".

Medicine County health department to offer flu shots October 2
Author: 0 County health department to offer flu shots October 2

Ahead of the Island's flu season the Health Department is due to roll out three new vaccination initiatives from the start of October with a key focus on vaccinating young children, who can act as "super spreaders" of the virus. "Everyone is at risk for complications of the flu", said DPHHS Director Sheila Hogan. However, they won't be offering the nasal spray this year based on recommendations by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Medicine New mother in coma after contracting flu
Author: 0 New mother in coma after contracting flu

Hospital emergency departments saw a spike in admissions for influenza-like illnesses during July . Don't dismiss your symptoms. "Actually we can't beat nature". Eight elderly residents died at St John's retirement village at Wangaratta in August and early September. "We're not quite sure if the flu season has peaked or not".

Medicine Antibiotic-Resistant Infections Are A
Author: 0 Antibiotic-Resistant Infections Are A "Global Health Emergency"

Most of the drugs now being developed to combat antimicrobial resistance are only modifications of existing antibiotics which are just short-term solutions. "Adaptation of existing antibiotic classes is a valuable short-term approach, but innovative approaches to antibacterial treatment are required to overcome resistance in a sustainable manner", the authors write.

Medicine Ariz. Man Learns Hard Way That Snakes Are Not Toys
Author: 0 Ariz. Man Learns Hard Way That Snakes Are Not Toys

An Arizona man was posing for photographs with a rattlesnake he caught in his yard when it attacked and bit him twice. Doctors say the outcome could have been much different had Pratt waited to seek medical attention. Pratt says in all, he lost five days of memory and "didn't know where I was for five days". "I know not to be playing around with snakes no more", he said.

Medicine UAE Air Raid Apparently Targets Saudi-Backed Militants in Aden, Civilians Injured
Author: 0 UAE Air Raid Apparently Targets Saudi-Backed Militants in Aden, Civilians Injured

A number of rocket attacks aimed at targets across Saudi Arabia's southern border with Yemen had resulted in deaths and injuries, both involving military and civilians. Yemen has been devastated by more than two years of civil war in which President Abd Rabu Hadi's government, backed by the coalition, is fighting to drive the Iran-allied Houthis out of cities they seized in 2014 and 2015 in a rapid rise to national power.

Medicine China-Backed Chip Deal Blocked by Trump
Author: 0 China-Backed Chip Deal Blocked by Trump

Canyon Bridge is also US -based, but its funding is China-based. Trump is set to visit China in November. Former Presidents George H.W. Bush and Barack Obama each blocked sales to Chinese entities, the BBC reported. Going forward, however, investors and targets both must examine a target's technology especially carefully through a new "whole ecosystem" lens that accounts for the potential role of the technology to USA competitiveness, not just to discrete defense applications.

Medicine Third night of protests in St. Louis get violent
Author: 0 Third night of protests in St. Louis get violent

Louis is safe and the police owned tonight", Interim Police Chief Lawrence O'Toole told reporters early Monday. "We think we have the right house!" one protester yelled over a bullhorn. Of those arrested, 52 percent are black, 47 percent are white, 72 percent are male, 27 percent are female, 47 percent are under the age of 25 and 52 percent are over the age of 25.

Medicine BTS breaks record, topping 73 iTunes charts
Author: 0 BTS breaks record, topping 73 iTunes charts

Plus, with physical orders being tracked for the first time in North America, the group is anticipated to make their highest debut yet on the Billboard charts. South Korean boy band BTS hit number one on iTunes album charts in 73 countries around the world with its latest record " Love Yourself: Her " on Tuesday, its management agency said.

Medicine First Death Related to West Nile Virus Reported in IL
Author: 0 First Death Related to West Nile Virus Reported in IL

A Kankakee County resident has died of West Nile virus, the first IL resident to die of the mosquito-borne illness this year. Health experts recommend to protect yourself from the virus by using insect repellant and wearing long-sleeved shirts and trousers, particularly during the hours between dusk and dawn.

Medicine The Network introduced the Samsung Galaxy S9
Author: 0 The Network introduced the Samsung Galaxy S9

After the 18-month lease ends, buyers can either return the phone or pay the regular lease for six months. Market analysts are of the view that the Galaxy Note 8 will continue enjoy better sales as its only major rival, the IPhone X is scheduled to release globally on November 3.

Medicine Razorbacks to wear Cowboys-inspired uniforms for Texas A&M game
Author: 0 Razorbacks to wear Cowboys-inspired uniforms for Texas A&M game

The Hogs will be wearing Dallas Cowboys themed uniforms when they meet the Aggies Saturday at AT&T stadium in Dallas, Texas. Jones, a co-captain on the 1964 national championship team, has hosted the Arkansas-Texas A&M game in Arlington, home to his Cowboys, since 2014.

Medicine Hepatitis Outbreak in San Diego, Authorities Combat With 24-Hour Security Bathrooms
Author: 0 Hepatitis Outbreak in San Diego, Authorities Combat With 24-Hour Security Bathrooms

Despite those efforts, 16 people have died of the highly contagious virus in San Diego County and hundreds have become ill in what officials say is the nation's second-largest outbreak of hepatitis A in decades. For people who are in San Diego, and for those who will need to enter the city, there are ways to protect against possible Hepatitis A infections.

Medicine Your poop can tell if you are losing weight
Author: 0 Your poop can tell if you are losing weight

A team led by University of Tasmania health sciences professor Nuala Byrne put 51 obese men on a 16-week diet , where they cut their daily calorie intake by a third. Losing weight is one of the most common goals, but it is not an easy one. When the researchers categorized the participants according to their level of intestinal bacteria, they found that those with a high level of Prevotella bacteria relative to Bacteriodes bacteria lost 3.5kg more when they followed the new diet than ...

Medicine Sam Smith Gets Emotional In The Video For 'Too Good At Goodbyes'
Author: 0 Sam Smith Gets Emotional In The Video For 'Too Good At Goodbyes'

Sam Smith has released the music video for his latest single Too Good at Goodbyes; and as the title suggests, it's an emotional affair. "Too Good" is the lead single from Smith's forthcoming sophomore album, the follow-up to his heralded 2014 debut, In the Lonely Hour , which peaked at No.

Medicine Jose Expected To Bring Rain, Rip Currents And More Rough Surf
Author: 0 Jose Expected To Bring Rain, Rip Currents And More Rough Surf

Tropical storm force winds are expected to arrive in DE and southern New Jersey Tuesday morning and then along the coasts in central and northern New Jersey Tuesday afternoon. Its maximum sustained winds are at 75 miles per hour, and it is moving northward at 9 miles per hour. Updates to position and track will have an impact on the forecast for the rain and wind in Nova Scotia.

Medicine Danny Welbeck to miss 4 weeks
Author: 0 Danny Welbeck to miss 4 weeks

Despite potentially losing Welbeck, who missed eight months of 2016 with a knee cartilage problem, once again, Aaron Ramsey believes Arsenal have proved they can compete with the top teams in the Premier League . In Welbeck's absence, Alexis will presumably be hastened back to the starting lineup, but Olivier Giroud could also start upfront, with Lacazette playing off of him.

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