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Medicine UN to take part in Rohingya repatriation
Author: 0 UN to take part in Rohingya repatriation

More than 600,000 men, women and children are estimated to have fled from Myanmar to neighbouring Bangladesh following persecution from the Burmese military in their native state of Rakhine, which began in August. But the Nobel laureate has refused to change tack and is accused by critics of adopting a siege mentality. Dr Win Myat Aye, Union Minister for Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement, said on January 29 that Myanmar would repatriate refugees who fled from Myanmar when Bangladesh ...

Medicine Fatal auto crashes increase 12% on annual marijuana celebration '420 Day'
Author: 0 Fatal auto crashes increase 12% on annual marijuana celebration '420 Day'

Previous studies have also shown that many pot-using motorists drive after smoking or otherwise ingesting weed, and think it's safe to do so. "Policy makers may wish to consider these risks when liberalizing marijuana laws, paying particular attention to regulatory and enforcement strategies to curtail drugged driving", the authors write.

Medicine Solution To Drug-Resistant Bacteria May Lie In Soil
Author: 0 Solution To Drug-Resistant Bacteria May Lie In Soil

The new antibiotics, called malacidins, were successful in sterilizing methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus , also known as the superbug MRSA, and the bacteria attacked with the malacidins did not develop resistance. Antibiotics found in these samples killed a variety of multi drug-resistant, disease causing bacteria. Raising hopes of a potent new weapon in the fight against rising antibiotic resistance, scientists have discovered in soil samples a new family of antibiotics that ...

Medicine US Woman With Terrible Headaches Wakes Up With British Accent
Author: 0 US Woman With Terrible Headaches Wakes Up With British Accent

According to the Washington Post , the condition was first recorded in 1907 when French neurologist Pierre Marie observed a man in Paris speaking in a local German dialect after suffering a stroke. "I started noticing that when I tried to talk and say something, my tongue felt like it wasn't right", Myers said when she started speaking with an Irish accent in September 2011.

Medicine Woman has 14 worms pulled out of her eye
Author: 0 Woman has 14 worms pulled out of her eye

Until now, it has never been seen in a human eye. Scientists reported the case Monday. Typically, patients infected with these parasitic eye worms report feeling similarly to the 26-year-old patient - eye irritation, and the sensation of a foreign body in the eye.

Medicine Huddersfield 4-1 Bournemouth
Author: 0 Huddersfield 4-1 Bournemouth

Mooy, 27, has been the Terriers top performer this season as they battle to stay up. "We needed a few minutes at the start where Bournemouth were strong but after that we played superb football". Alex Pritchard fired Huddersfield in front after seven minutes and although Junior Stanislas levelled, the hosts were ahead again before the break thanks to Steve Mounie's 27th-minute header from Aaron Mooy's delivery.

Medicine Khedira on Kane: 'Maybe the most complete striker'
Author: 0 Khedira on Kane: 'Maybe the most complete striker'

Ahead of Juventus match with Spurs in the UEFA Champions League, they Germany global talked up his opponent's impressive qualities. "They are strong, because they have good defending, a really good midfield, a world class attacking line and a really good coach.

Medicine Special Olympics Polar Bear Plunge
Author: 0 Special Olympics Polar Bear Plunge

The two-day event begins Friday morning, when students take the plunge with their classmates. Proceeds will benefit Special Olympics Michigan. Prior to 2016, the Gaels had also previously been tops among all participating Westchester teams in 2010 and 2011.

Medicine OxyContin maker stops promoting opioids, cuts sales staff
Author: 0 OxyContin maker stops promoting opioids, cuts sales staff

Purdue Pharma , the drug company behind Oxycontin, said on Saturday that it will stop promoting opioids to physicians and has, in fact, halved its sales force. Purdue said in a statement that it "vigorously denies" allegations of misconduct, adding that its products account for only "approximately 2%" of all opioid prescriptions.

Author: 0 Kim Jong Un invites South Korean president to North for summit

South Korean President Moon Jae-in speaking at the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Games, South Korea , yesterday. The players shook hands with South Korean President Moon but Kim did not offer her hand. Murray said her team's chemistry was not an issue in the loss, though a tight timeline for integrating 12 new players had been a challenge. During the bilateral talks over lunch, neither side made mention of the North Korean nuclear issue, which is attracting ...

Author: 0 Analyst Commentary On Delta Air Lines, Inc. (DAL), BlackRock, Inc. (BLK)

It has underperformed by 6.15% the S&P500. Moreover, Alpine Woods Limited Company has 0.02% invested in Cousins Properties Incorporated (NYSE:CUZ). Monetary Management Group Inc who had been investing in At&T for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $218.36B market cap company.

Medicine Killings: Fayose Visits Benue, Alleges Security Chiefs Of Open Bias
Author: 0 Killings: Fayose Visits Benue, Alleges Security Chiefs Of Open Bias

You have made the anti-open grazing law, stand by it. In response, Governor Ortom said about 100,000 persons have been displaced by the invasion of Fulani herdsmen. Time has come when we must rise above party lines and tackle our problems ". "We also want to inform you of an alleged clandestine order by the IGP who directed the compilation of names of all Benue indigenes in positions of authority within the state with the intention to transfer them out of the state and replace them with ...

Medicine Another Government Shutdown Starts After Congress Fails to Pass Spending Bill
Author: 0 Another Government Shutdown Starts After Congress Fails to Pass Spending Bill

Paul said he wanted to vote on an amendment to maintain the current budget caps, the antithesis of the deal that would likely fail, but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has signaled he will not hold such a vote. "I think it will all work out, but it's up in the air", Cornyn said. "Now we have Republicans hand-in-hand with Democrats, offering us trillion-dollar deficits", he said.

Medicine Winter storm pounding Midwest blamed for two deaths
Author: 0 Winter storm pounding Midwest blamed for two deaths

The Chicago area could see up to another half inch of snow near O'Hare overnight from Saturday to Sunday, with an inch or two possible further south. "The good news is we're tried and tested here", he said. As of 9:30 a.m., more than 740 flights have been cancelled on Friday at O'Hare, and more than 280 have been cancelled on Friday at Midway. Court closings were reported in Chicago and Detroit, and driver's license offices were shut in the Chicago area.

Medicine In Phone Call, PM Modi and Donald Trump Discuss Maldives Crisis
Author: 0 In Phone Call, PM Modi and Donald Trump Discuss Maldives Crisis

The talk comes amid the United States' massive crackdown on Pakistan for its failure to act on terrorism. On Afghanistan, which was the keystone of the South Asia Strategy announced in August 2017, they reiterated their commitment to support efforts to support the violence-wracked nation's security and stability.

Medicine US Rep. Rick Nolan won't run for re-election in 8th District
Author: 0 US Rep. Rick Nolan won't run for re-election in 8th District

Instead, the state's 8th Congressional District - which Trump won by more than 16 percentage points, after Barack Obama carried it twice before - will be the rare potential pickup for Republicans in November. Nolan announced last summer that he would run for re-election in the Eighth Congressional District and not for Governor on the DFL ticket. He was expected to face both a hard-fought primary and a competitive general election campaign if he stuck around.

Medicine Woman's Facebook post will put you off using hand dryers
Author: 0 Woman's Facebook post will put you off using hand dryers

Yes 3 only. DO NOT EVER dry your hands in those things again. It's unclear what sort of scientific background Nichole, from California, has - if any - to make her assessment. 'But the spores in the air of a bathroom are SERIOUS and this was obviously overlooked'. Do not use them. "Use one with 62 per cent to 70 per cent ethanol and add enough to keep your hands wet for 15 seconds and you'll be safe".

Medicine Prince William disappointed with threat homelessness poses to Britain's youth
Author: 0 Prince William disappointed with threat homelessness poses to Britain's youth

Clarke said after the awards ceremony: "I think that this organisation is incredible in everything it does and it's truly inspiring to hear the individual stories and what can be possible and what should be possible". "It's a lot of pressure. You're going to be bamboozled". His advice around mental healthy was simple. But Prince George and Princess Charlotte were never far from their parents' thoughts during their four-day tour, which saw them spend time in Norway and Sweden.

Medicine CDC warns flu season may not have peaked
Author: 0 CDC warns flu season may not have peaked

The rate of hospitalizations for the flu reached 59.9 per 100,000 Americans for the week, up from 51.4 a week earlier. "The vaccine wasn't tremendously effective". last week, and that's likely to rise, Schuchat said on Friday (Saturday NZ time). One out of every 10 people who died in the USA last week died of flu or associated illness.

Author: 0 HSBC Loses Some Confidence in Capita (LON:CPI). Will Other Analysts Follow?

The stock decreased 1.56% or GBX 1.4625 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 92.2375. 938,607 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 616,762. As per Friday, September 30, the company rating was upgraded by Numis Securities. Peel Hunt reiterated an "add" rating and issued a GBX 880 ($12.34) price target on shares of Udg Healthcare in a research note on Thursday, February 1st.

Medicine Acne may put you at risk of depression, says research
Author: 0 Acne may put you at risk of depression, says research

Over the 15-year study period, the probability of developing major depression was 18.5 percent among patients with acne and 12 percent in those without. Doctors could prescribe appropriate treatments and therapies that can improve those patients' mental state as well . Hmmm. We're not sure if this makes us feel even more grouchy about something we long suspected, or finally vindicated that it's not all in our heads, but in a finding that will likely surprise no one, researchers just ...

Medicine IAF officer arrested for leaking information
Author: 0 IAF officer arrested for leaking information

The officer then began to regularly share classified information with them on Whatsapp. "During the interrogation, he disclosed before officers of Air Force intelligence wing that he was in touch with two women, and had passed on classified information about three new formations - Defence Cyber Agency, Defence Space Agency and a Special Operations Division - to them".

Medicine Researchers Successfully Grow Human Eggs in a Lab for the First Time
Author: 0 Researchers Successfully Grow Human Eggs in a Lab for the First Time

According to the reports, earlier, the scientists had developed mouse eggs in a laboratory to the stage where they produced live offspring. This discovery is considered a big breakthrough for the future of fertility preservation. Before reaching this level of maturity, eggs can not be fertilised. "[For young girls] that is the only option they have to preserve their fertility, " said Prof Evelyn Telfer, co-author of the research from the University of Edinburgh .

Medicine 34 new flu deaths reported in NC
Author: 0 34 new flu deaths reported in NC

Claudia Hoyen. KACU's Heather Claborn reports local health officials say flu activity is higher than normal, and and are hoping a vaccine clinic this weekend will help lessen the virus's impact. On the flip side, the department wants people to know that it's not too late to receive a flu vaccine, which it posits is the best protection against the respiratory-illness-inducing virus.

Medicine City of Seattle moves to vacate misdemeanor marijuana cases
Author: 0 City of Seattle moves to vacate misdemeanor marijuana cases

Seattle city officials said Thursday that they will try to vacate convictions for misdemeanor marijuana possession - a move that could affect the records of thousands of people. She noted that prior to legalization, blacks were three times as likely as whites in Washington state to be arrested for pot possession. California's Proposition 64, which passed in 2016, is the only state legalization measure that included provisions for clearing old convictions, including having felonies reduced ...

Medicine January was the second-worst month for A&E — NHS crisis
Author: 0 January was the second-worst month for A&E — NHS crisis

Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust rated the lowest with only 66% of patients seen within four hours, and the highest number of patients to have to wait over twelve hours to be seen were 272 at the University Hospitals Of North Midlands NHS Trust .

Medicine Your council tax is probably going to increase this year
Author: 0 Your council tax is probably going to increase this year

Ali Ahmad, while reading the resolutions of the House, expressed zero tolerance for corruption at the Local Government Councils, pointing out that no Local Government Council in the state, should have excuse for not paying full salary to its staff for the month of January, given the inflow from Federation Account.

Medicine The 2018 Gerber Baby Is The First Baby With Down Syndrome
Author: 0 The 2018 Gerber Baby Is The First Baby With Down Syndrome

He beat out more than 140,000 other kids in this year's " Gerber Baby Photo Search" contest, making him the first spokesbaby with Down syndrome in the company's 91-year history. The first Gerber baby was Ann Turner Cook, who celebrated her 91st birthday past year. "He may have Down syndrome, but he's always Lucas first", said Cortney.

Medicine B. Riley Weighs in on Walt Disney Co's Q1 2018 Earnings (DIS)
Author: 0 B. Riley Weighs in on Walt Disney Co's Q1 2018 Earnings (DIS)

The stock decreased 0.16% or $0.1632 during the last trading session, reaching $104.5968. Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI) has risen 47.83% since February 8, 2017 and is uptrending. As per Tuesday, July 26, the company rating was downgraded by FBR Capital. Although market capitalization is key to consider, don't invest (or not invest) based exclusively on it.

Medicine Pediatric flu death confirmed in MI, first of flu season
Author: 0 Pediatric flu death confirmed in MI, first of flu season

The cold and flu also share a similarity in what they are not - neither is a version of the 'stomach flu, ' or 24-hour bug. "We haven't seen any letting up", Barbera said . Symptoms of influenza include fever, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, body aches, headache, chills and fatigue. The CDC continues to recommend the flu vaccine, not only to prevent the flu but potentially lessen its severity, Schuchat said.

Medicine Positive Thinking about Aging May Protect Against Dementia, Study Finds
Author: 0 Positive Thinking about Aging May Protect Against Dementia, Study Finds

Adapted from a press release provided by Yale School of Public Health. Previous research has shown that attitudes towards growing age may influence cognitive performance because they impact stress levels. Then, once every two years, the participants were evaluated for dementia and were tested on things like delayed recall, short-term memory and mathematical skills.

Medicine Spokane County flu cases reach record numbers
Author: 0 Spokane County flu cases reach record numbers

Last week, the county saw a 57 percent increase in the number of reported cases of flu, compared to the previous week. Additionally, the vaccine effectiveness for A (H3N2) has generally been lower than other strains. During this busy flu season, it's the ninth or 10th time the hospital has opened its flu clinic, Barbera said. "There's some talk of the vaccine being less effective this year".

Medicine Maruti Suzuki showcases concept electric SUV e-Survivor
Author: 0 Maruti Suzuki showcases concept electric SUV e-Survivor

Kia Motors Corp. has introduced a new compact SUV concept in India on Wednesday, heralding its full-fledged foray into the South Korean market. Suzuki will be taking the fight into Honda Grazia, TVS NTorq 125, and Hero Duet 125 (also showcased at the Auto Expo ) territory.

Medicine Opioid Alternative Kratom Is Actually an Opioid Itself, FDA Warns
Author: 0 Opioid Alternative Kratom Is Actually an Opioid Itself, FDA Warns

USA health authorities say an herbal supplement promoted as an alternative pain remedy contains the same chemicals found in opioids, the addictive family of drugs at the center of a national addiction crisis . "The new data provides even stronger evidence of kratom compounds' opioid properties", Dr. Gottlieb said. The agency's conclusion is based on recent computational modelling and on scientific literature and reports of adverse effects in people, he said.

Medicine Cutting asparagus could prevent spread of breast cancer, study shows
Author: 0 Cutting asparagus could prevent spread of breast cancer, study shows

The Breast Cancer Therapeutic Market 2018 Research Report studies an absolute and exhaustive study on Breast Cancer Therapeutic industry volume, Market Share, Industry Trends, Breast Cancer Therapeutic Growth appearances, the wide range of applications, Utilization ratio, Supply including demand analysis, production capacity, Price during the Forecast period from 2018 to 2023.

Medicine Here's How Drinking Hot Tea Could Increase Your Risk of Cancer
Author: 0 Here's How Drinking Hot Tea Could Increase Your Risk of Cancer

This suggests that chemical compounds and adverse thermal effects associated with hot tea can potentially lead to cancer among those already at risk, and that future efforts to tackle oesophageal cancer should take this into account. Researchers followed half of the participants for at least nine years. During the study, 1,731 people developed esophageal tumors. Participants who drank tea on a weekly basis were asked to describe its temperature as "warm", "hot" "or "burning hot".

Medicine Bill being introduced to make detergent pods less appealing
Author: 0 Bill being introduced to make detergent pods less appealing

The Associated Press reports Hoylman, a Manhattan Democrat, said Tide Pods are "squishy, they smell sweet and they look like gummy bears". They say the pods also are a risk to young children and adults with dementia who might mistake them for something edible.

Medicine French drug firm insists anti-dengue vaccine is safe, effective
Author: 0 French drug firm insists anti-dengue vaccine is safe, effective

More than 830,000 children in the Philippines were given the vaccine under a nationwide immunisation programme launched in April 2016. "We sympathise with all the families who have suffered the loss of a child". "We're hopeful there will be a lot of synergy and complementation of our findings", the Health Secretary said. Officials said the deaths of at least 15 other children injected with Dengvaxia would be investigated.

Medicine Televangelist suggests alternate flu shot: 'Inoculate yourself with the word of God'
Author: 0 Televangelist suggests alternate flu shot: 'Inoculate yourself with the word of God'

Copeland wrote in the caption of a video posted on her and her husband Kenneth's ministries official page on Facebook. " Flu , I bind you off of the people in the name of Jesus", she says. Rates of the virus in California are already showing double the cumulative hospitalization rate, CNN reported. If you believe you may have the flu the CDC's website contains a complete guide to finding a vaccine, treatment options, and more.

Medicine Selena Gomez boards 'The Voyage of Dr. Dolittle' starring Robert Downey Jr
Author: 0 Selena Gomez boards 'The Voyage of Dr. Dolittle' starring Robert Downey Jr

The actors will be voice-starring in the Universal feature that will be led by Robert Downey Jr .as the physician with the uncanny ability to speak with animals. Dolittle's nemesis, Banderas , stars as Picasso in the latest season of the National Geographic series Genius . The film will be written and directed by Syriana helmer Stephen Gaghan, who has based his adaptation off of the 1920s children's books by Hugh Lofting.

Medicine Zimbabwe: opposition leader Tsvangirai in critical condition
Author: 0 Zimbabwe: opposition leader Tsvangirai in critical condition

Tsvangirai, 65, has been the MDC's figurehead since the party was founded almost 20 years ago. During Mr Tsvangirai's political struggle against ex-President Robert Mugabe, he has been imprisoned several times. The 65-year-old is critically ill in South Africa, where he has been receiving treatment for colon cancer. The hospital where Mr Tsvangirai is being treated has so far made no public comments on the issue.

Author: 0 Wall Street braces as world sell-off runs to $4 trillion

The swings on Wall Street indexes were wide, with an 89-point difference between the benchmark S&P 500 index's intraday high and low. On Monday, the Dow took its biggest single-day point plunge in history. Within seconds, the Dow Jones industrial average was down more than 500 points . The moves comes as many analysts entered 2017 predicting a volatile year after markets have been in a euphoric state, gathering pace since the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union and ...

Medicine Cancer vaccine successfully eliminates tumors in mice
Author: 0 Cancer vaccine successfully eliminates tumors in mice

He said: "When we use these two agents together, we see the elimination of tumours all over the body". The three subjects that relapsed were given a second shot of the new treatment which cleared up the tumors again. The senior author of the study, Ronald Levy , MD, says this is a very targeted approach. "Only the tumour that shares the protein targets displayed by the treated site is affected".

Medicine 'Indian Spy' Jadhav To Face Trial On Terrorism And Sabotage Charges
Author: 0 'Indian Spy' Jadhav To Face Trial On Terrorism And Sabotage Charges

The cases were progressing, he said, emphasizing the one relating to spying had only concluded. In an effort to counter this issue, Pakistan has used its "memorial" or formal submission to the ICJ, submitted on December 13 past year, to seek information from India that would strengthen its claim that Jadhav was still in service at the time of his capture in March 2016.

Author: 0 Eagles fan swipes US Bank Stadium seat as Super Bowl souvenir

Shortly after the Philadelphia Eagles upset New England 41-33 to win their first Super Bowl in franchise history, Kraft - flanked by his son, team president Jonathan Kraft - took the stage at the Patriots' official after-party and apologized to the crowd on behalf of his team.

Medicine Kristaps Porzingis Out For Season
Author: 0 Kristaps Porzingis Out For Season

Porzingis has been one of the NBA's best players this season, earning his first All Star bid this season. He was helped up by two players, and could barely put any weight on his leg as he went to the locker room. While Porzingis begins his rehabilitation, the Knicks - who were already expected to be mostly inactive at the trade deadline - now look ahead to the lottery as their next chance at acquiring another young talent to join Porzingis and rookie guard Frank Ntilikina .

Medicine Sleet, snow and ice headed to the Valley
Author: 0 Sleet, snow and ice headed to the Valley

There's also some forecast models indicating we could get just plain rain. Then another wave of snow is likely, from after sunset to before 11 p.m., according to the weather service . Snow is likely Thursday night , mainly after midnight. " A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties".

Medicine Preventative HIV drug to get Pharmac funding
Author: 0 Preventative HIV drug to get Pharmac funding

Truvada is already funded for treating people infected with HIV. The Miami metropolitan area ranked first in the county in the prevalence of HIV diagnoses , with nearly 39 out of every 100,000 residents acquiring the disease in 2016, while the Atlanta area, where Fulton County health officials received pushback from Publix on PrEP coverage, ranked fourth, with 1,701 new infections in 2016, or more than 29 cases per 100,000 residents, according to CDC surveillance data.

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