• Swine Flu Kills 208 In Gujarat This Year, Over 900 Hospitalised
Swine Flu Kills 208 In Gujarat This Year, Over 900 Hospitalised

Death toll from seasonal influenza A/H1N1-2009, also known as swine flu, reached 25 in Myanmar as of Tuesday sine the outbreak of the disease in July, Myanmar News Agency reported Wednesday. The Health Ministry said seven new cases of H1N1 infection were detected in the last two days, Efe news cited the Global New Light of Myanmar as saying.

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  • Teenagers Are Using Less Drugs, But Overdosing More On Heroin and Fentanyl
Teenagers Are Using Less Drugs, But Overdosing More On Heroin and Fentanyl

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "During the period covered in this report, the reporting of specific drugs involved in drug overdose deaths among adolescents ages 15-19 was not complete, while there was also improvement in the reporting of these specific drugs", they stated.

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  • Dahi handi leaves 117 govindas injured
Dahi handi leaves 117 govindas injured

On this auspicious day, a bunch of Govindas try to chase and break the Handi filled with butter by making massive human pyramids. However, the Dahi handi celebrations this year were relatively low-key in view of the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST), income tax woes and demonetization.

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  • La Moto2 Championne du monde de Tito Rabat a été volée
La Moto2 Championne du monde de Tito Rabat a été volée

Un véritable commando a été dépêché pour subtiliser la moto: un groupe de quatre personnes, toutes cagoulées et gantées , a débarqué aux alentours de deux heures du matin à bord d'une fourgonnette elle-même volée. La police de Charleroi a été chargée de l'enquête. "Si quelqu'un dispose d'une quelconque information, merci de contacter l'équipe!",...

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  • NIA probe on 'love jihad' may cover all suspicious cases
NIA probe on 'love jihad' may cover all suspicious cases

The case pertains to the annulment of the marriage of a Hindu woman to a Muslim man, post her conversion, by the Kerala High Court as it amounted to "Love Jihad". The NIA, being an independent agency outside the state of Kerala, can conduct the investigation without any bias, judges said. "If we talk to her now, everything would be over", the b...

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  • Novel plant-based polio vaccine developed
Novel plant-based polio vaccine developed

This technology is not limited to polio or even just to vaccines but they can make a vaccine against most viruses, like they have used plants to make antibodies like those that being used in cancer therapy. The beauty of this system of growing non-pathogenic virus mimics in plants, is that it boosts our ability to scale-up the production of vaccine...

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  • Rahul Gandhi to inaugurate Indira canteen in Bengaluru today
Rahul Gandhi to inaugurate Indira canteen in Bengaluru today

Jayalalithaa's "Amma canteens". "I am happy that it is under the Congress government that the poor people are getting such facilities", he added. On offer, affordable food, with the cost of breakfast coming to a mere Rs. There has been talk of misuse of funds, and the canteens have come under fire for their location (some are inside parks and te...

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  • Big Ben Is About To Fall Silent For Four Years - Here's Why
Big Ben Is About To Fall Silent For Four Years - Here's Why

In addition, as we can not fully predict the times that staff will be working on this project, it would be impossible to reconnect the bells on a regular basis. It last fell silent in 2007 and before that, for major refurbishments between 1983 and 1985. 'Members of the public are welcome to mark this important moment by gathering in Parliament ...

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  • DJI Announces Offline Mode For Its Drones Following US Army Ban
DJI Announces Offline Mode For Its Drones Following US Army Ban

DJI generally does not have access to user flight logs, photos or videos unless the user chooses to share those by syncing flight logs with DJI servers, uploading photos or videos to DJI's SkyPixel website, or physically delivering the drone to DJI for service.

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  • Alternative medicine doubles risk of cancer death
Alternative medicine doubles risk of cancer death

He said: "Many patients will often go on special diets, rather than having conventional treatment". The researchers found that 78.3% of people who opted for medical treatment were still alive after five years - while only 54.7% of people who opted for alternative therapy were.

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  • Why Expensive Wine Tastes Better
Why Expensive Wine Tastes Better

But, the marketing placebo effect does have its limits. The marketing placebo effect, however, loses its power when the bottle is super low quality , making it impossible to pass off as $100 or an artificially inflated price. After tasting, their mouths were then rinsed with a neutral liquid and the next identical wine sample - the very same ...

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  • Sri Lanka names ex attorney general as new foreign minister
Sri Lanka names ex attorney general as new foreign minister

He was forced to resign as head of the powerful law and order ministry in November 2015, accused of protecting a private security firm implicated in gun running during the former regime of president Mahinda Rajapakse. Ravi Karunanayake resigned earlier this month after he was accused of occupying an apartment paid for by a businessman investigated ...

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  • City is inviting trouble with planned opening of safe injection sites: Mammoliti
City is inviting trouble with planned opening of safe injection sites: Mammoliti

Toronto Public Health says it will soon open an interim safe-injection site amid a spate of overdose deaths in the city. "Council is allowing this group to take over a park for an unauthorized injection site and soft-stepping around even more freaky suggestions, like legalizing hardcore drugs such as heroin", he said.

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  • Sleep Duration and Diabetes Risk in Children: What's the Link?
Sleep Duration and Diabetes Risk in Children: What's the Link?

Alicja R. Rudnicka, PhD, from the University of London, and colleagues conducted a cross-sectional study involving 4,525 multiethnic United Kingdom children aged 9 to 10 years to examine the correlations between self-reported sleep duration and T2D risk markers.

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  • Thai activist gets prison for sharing king's profile on Facebook — BBCI
Thai activist gets prison for sharing king's profile on Facebook — BBCI

However, the allegedly discourteous article was not deemed as defamatory to the monarch and thousands of people around the world, including many people in Thailand, have also shared it via their own social media accounts. Earlier this year, the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights urged Thailand to amend its laws. He became well kn...

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  • Binge Watching Can Make You Feel Like A Zombie
Binge Watching Can Make You Feel Like A Zombie

Researchers found that more than 80 per cent of young adults identified themselves as a binge-watcher, with 20.2 per cent of them binge-watching at least a few times a week in the previous month. "This intense engagement with television content could require a longer period to "cool down" before going to sleep, thus affecting sleep overall". 'The...

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  • More Positive West Nile Tests in Perth County
More Positive West Nile Tests in Perth County

Ripley County health officials say avoid being outside in late afternoon and dusk to dawn and early morning, use insect repellent that contains DEET®, Picaridin, IR3535 or oil of lemon eucalyptus, wear long sleeves or long trousers, install or fix screens in the home, drain all standing water, drill holes recycling containers, keep lawns mowed sh...

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  • Injectable tissue patch expands within the body for less invasive surgery
Injectable tissue patch expands within the body for less invasive surgery

This patch is capable of repairing damaged hearts. "It's just too unsafe", she says. This usually requires an open heart surgery but this patch is injectable through a small needle. The scaffold is built out of the same biocompatible, biodegradable polymer used in the team's previous creations. The polymer-based cell scaffold is based on a techniqu...

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  • Bodybuilding Mom of 2 Reportedly Dies of Protein Overdose
Bodybuilding Mom of 2 Reportedly Dies of Protein Overdose

Soon afterwards she was pronounced brain-dead and passed away. An Australian bodybuilder, Meegan Hefford has lost her life due to excessive protein shake intake, according to her family. After her death , Meegan's children were taken to say goodbye before her organs were donated to transplant patients. She apparently didn't know she had th...

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  • Drug-resistant 'Japanese fungus' infecting hospitals across the UK
Drug-resistant 'Japanese fungus' infecting hospitals across the UK

The fungus, Candida auris , has been resistant to all three main classes of anti-fungal drug treatment. " Candida auris " - which was first identified in the ear of a patient in Japan - is able to live both on the skin and inside the body.

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  • Un deuxième cas de chikungunya détecté en moins d'une semaine — Var
Un deuxième cas de chikungunya détecté en moins d'une semaine — Var

Les deux malades habitent le même quartier, dans un lotissement du Cannet-des-Maures. Leurs lieux de résidence et les lieux qu'elles ont fréquenté ont été démoustiqués , afin d'éviter tout risque de propagation. Le chikungunya est un virus qui se transmet à l'homme via la piqûre du moustique de type Aedes , aussi surnommé moustique tigre . ...

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  • Evidence that cannabis use helps pain or PTSD is lacking, say researchers
Evidence that cannabis use helps pain or PTSD is lacking, say researchers

Harms in general population studies include increased risk for motor vehicle accidents, psychotic symptoms, and short-term cognitive impairment based on 11 systematic reviews and 32 primary studies. Dr. Sue Sisley, the lead researcher on that clinical trial which is funded by a $2 million grant from the Colorado Department of Public Health, did not...

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  • Fat but fit is a myth
Fat but fit is a myth

Many scientists and health experts have debated whether being "fat, but fit", or "metabolically healthy obese" in medical-speak, is comparable to thinner people who have similar health characteristics. 'Our findings suggest that if a patient is overweight or obese, all efforts should be made to help them get back to a healthy weight. Research...

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  • AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (AMAG) Trading 6.6% Higher on Better-Than-Expected Earnings
AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (AMAG) Trading 6.6% Higher on Better-Than-Expected Earnings

The business is expected to report its next earnings results on Thursday, November 2nd. Equities research analysts anticipate that AMAG Pharmaceuticals will post ($1.37) EPS for the current fiscal year. In other news, SVP Julie Krop sold 4,938 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, July 13th. It increased, as 20 inve...

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  • Breast cancer charity founder Wendy Watson was 'morally right' to take £31000
Breast cancer charity founder Wendy Watson was 'morally right' to take £31000

She stopped being paid again in 2015 after she fell ill and was hospitalised for three weeks - before resigning as chairwoman and a trustee past year. The official warning was issued after points raised in a previous inspection a year ago were not addressed. Specifically, although the former chair had resigned as a trustee, she continued to run t...

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  • Man killed as auto catches fire
Man killed as auto catches fire

A youth met with tragic death after the auto in which he was travelling with his family caught fire. He managed to push his wife and two children out of the auto. The vehicle caught fire near the Marappalam toll plaza around 2 am. According to the local media, forensic science experts after examining the vehicle said that the auto caught fire due...

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  • Trump calls KKK, neo-Nazis, white supremacists 'repugnant'
Trump calls KKK, neo-Nazis, white supremacists 'repugnant'

Critics slammed Trump for waiting too long to address the bloodshed, and for initially denouncing hatred and violence " on many sides ", rather than singling out the white supremacists widely seen as instigating the melee. Duke, who attended the march in Virginia, said on Saturday that participants' aim was "to fulfill the promises of Donald Tru...

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  • Drinking Light or Moderate Amounts of Alcohol May Protect Your Health
Drinking Light or Moderate Amounts of Alcohol May Protect Your Health

Light and moderate drinkers (14 or fewer drinks per week for men and seven or fewer for women) were about 20% less likely to die from any cause during the study's follow-up period, compared to those who have never consumed alcohol. The study found that moderate male drinkers had a 13 per cent decreased risk of all-cause mortality and moderate femal...

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  • La FMF y Liga Mx emiten comunicado sobre Rafa Márquez
La FMF y Liga Mx emiten comunicado sobre Rafa Márquez

La Federación Mexicana de Futbol y la Liga MX dieron a conocer un comunicado en el que fijan su postura sobre la situación de Rafael Márquez . Reconocemos y admiramos la trayectoria de Rafael Márquez quien recientemente cumplió 20 años como símbolo de la Selección Nacional de México y quien nos ha representado dignamente en múltiples eve...

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  • The scientific reason you should stop using emojis immediately
The scientific reason you should stop using emojis immediately

Surprisingly, they found that the inclusion of smiley emojis had no impact on people's perceptions of warmth and lowered their perceptions of competence. According to researchers in Israel, using emojis in your work emails might make your colleagues think you are not as competent. Last month, mobile dating app Clover analysed data from its user...

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  • Trump Tells CNN's Acosta: 'I Like Real News, Not Fake News
Trump Tells CNN's Acosta: 'I Like Real News, Not Fake News

The president has clashed previously with the reporter and with the network. "They've been condemned ", the President said. Trump spoke before the press again Monday afternoon to address China's intellectual property laws. Trump then turned, thanked everyone and left the room as Acosta yelled, "Haven't you spread a lot of fake news yourself, s...

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  • Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja top county side Worcestershire's wishlist
Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja top county side Worcestershire's wishlist

Ravindra Jadeja , and India, had no cause for complaint after Test cricket's No. 1 bowler and allrounder was slapped with a penalty of three demerit points and a fine of 50% of his match fee by Richie Richardson, the match referee, for a risky throw that missed Dimuth Karunaratne narrowly on day three of the SSC Test.

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  • Amazon recalls some solar eclipse glasses one week before event
Amazon recalls some solar eclipse glasses one week before event

Proper eye " eclipse glasses " must be used. Safety is among our highest priorities. To make sure that the glasses you're planning on using or buying complies with the standards set out by the organizations, check if they're one of the approved brands below.

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  • Supplement maker on FDA blacklist after deadly bacteria found in water system
Supplement maker on FDA blacklist after deadly bacteria found in water system

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA ) has issued a warning about potential contamination of several brands of drugs and dietary supplements. Some of the recalled products include liquid docusate sodium drugs used for softening stools, dietary supplements like liquid vitamin D drops and liquid multivitamins targeting infants and children.

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  • CBB's Jeremy McConnell given suspended sentence for assault
CBB's Jeremy McConnell given suspended sentence for assault

During the trial, the judge was shown photos of a bruise that Miss Davis said was caused by McConnell biting her arm, as well as extensive bruises to her legs and body. She told him: "If you get yourself into such a state then you have to accept responsibility for it". Judge Wendy Lloyd criticised the star for showing "no remorse" for his actions...

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  • Consume almonds to eliminate bad cholesterol
Consume almonds to eliminate bad cholesterol

Eating almonds helps the function of "good cholesterol" in the body to improve overall heart health, according to a USA study. In the controlled-feeding study, 48 men and women with elevated LDL cholesterol participated in two six-week diet periods.

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  • Mother of woman hurt in Charlottesville attack speaks at news conference
Mother of woman hurt in Charlottesville attack speaks at news conference

Natalie Romero's mother, Ericka Chavez, wants her daughter to come home to heal and that's why she's talking to the media again Monday. Romero, however, only suffered a skull fracture and other injuries. He was arrested a short time later and charged with second degree murder and other counts. One protester died, and Romero was one of 19 injured....

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  • Sean Maguire receives first senior global call-up for World Cup double-header
Sean Maguire receives first senior global call-up for World Cup double-header

Cunningham has made the provisional squad in the past and gets another call-up now having impressed the Ireland coaching staff over the last two years. At a press conference in SSE Airtricity's headquarters, O'Neill selected a 39-man panel for the games away to Georgia (September 2) and home to Serbia (September 5) as Ireland aim to push towards ...

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  • Clarets defender signs new deal
Clarets defender signs new deal

Ward went on to help Ireland reach the knock-out stages of Euro 2016 in France and then missed just one game as one of the Clarets' most consistent performers as Burnley sustained their top-tier status last season. "I've not scored many like that in my career". If Chelsea lose next weekend, they will begin drawing comparisons to their last ti...

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  • Yemen cholera cases soar past half-million
Yemen cholera cases soar past half-million

More than half a million people in Yemen have been infected with cholera since the epidemic began four months ago and 1,975 people have died, the World Health Organization said yesterday. "Thousands of people are sick, but there are not enough hospitals, not enough medicines, not enough clean water", he said, also lamenting that numerous doct...

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  • Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile in Regina
Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile in Regina

Parish officials say the samples were taken in the South Norco and Montz area. "With confirmation that West Nile virus is in the community, everyone needs to follow the recommendations for protecting yourself from mosquito bites", said Adi Pour, the county's health director.

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  • I want to help Nigeria qualify for CHAN 2018, says Alhassan
I want to help Nigeria qualify for CHAN 2018, says Alhassan

With Nigeria holding out for a draw, the Squirrels got a penalty in the 90th minute which Mama Seibou converted to give the Republic of Benin a 1-0 win in the first half. "I am confident of Coach Salisu Yusuf that he can make it but we must put our house in order". Pinnick, who was present in the Cotonou stadium, expressed his disappointment wi...

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  • ASUU Begins Indefinite Strike, Demands Payment Of All Allowances
ASUU Begins Indefinite Strike, Demands Payment Of All Allowances

According to ASUU President, Biodun Ogunyemi , the lecturers took the decision to declare the strike after deliberations at its National Executive Council (NEC) meeting held at the University of Abuja during the weekend. According to Sani, If you don't see anything wrong when leaders flash the images of their siblings matriculation or graduation c...

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  • Fleas in Arizona test positive for plague
Fleas in Arizona test positive for plague

Navajo County and Coconino County public health authorities confirmed that fleas in their respective areas have tested positive for the plague, ABC News reports . This includes avoiding sick or dead animals, not letting pets roam and avoiding rodent burrows. The "Black Plague" wiped out about 60 per cent of the European population during the 130...

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  • Attention, l'autocollant Jiftip ne protège ni de la grossesse ni du VIH
Attention, l'autocollant Jiftip ne protège ni de la grossesse ni du VIH

Sur le site de la marque , il est bien noté que le produit "n'est pas un préservatif " mais incite par ailleurs sur sa page Facebook à pratiquer des relations sexuelles dangereuses. Face aux nombreuses mises en garde, les créateurs du sticker se défendent cependant de toute promesse trompeuse. Il faut en fait se rendre dans la FAQ du site pour ...

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  • Decline in real wages expected as employers plan for 1% rises
Decline in real wages expected as employers plan for 1% rises

This is driven by relatively sharp increases in the number of non-UK nationals from the European Union, ex-welfare claimants and 50-64 year olds; although the report is keen to stress the future migration trends appear highly uncertain. Private-sector employees can expect to an average 2% increase to their salary but the median pay rise was pulled ...

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  • Calgon Carbon Corporation (NYSE:CCC) Shares Bought by OppenheimerFunds Inc
Calgon Carbon Corporation (NYSE:CCC) Shares Bought by OppenheimerFunds Inc

Finally, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA raised its position in shares of Calgon Carbon Corporation by 0.4% in the first quarter. The Letko Brosseau & Associates Inc holds 19.81 million shares with $352.73M value, up from 19.75 million last quarter.

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  • Year Old Fruitcake Found in Antarctica is Still Fresh Enough to Eat
Year Old Fruitcake Found in Antarctica is Still Fresh Enough to Eat

Despite the condition of the tin, the cake is said to have been in "excellent condition", and "looked and smelt (almost) edible". It's wrapped in a paper and encased in an iron tin. "Fruitcake was a popular item in English society at the time, and it remains popular today", Lizzie Meek, conservation manager for artefacts at the Trust, told National...

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  • OneBeacon Insurance Group Ltd.
OneBeacon Insurance Group Ltd.

Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its stake in shares of OneBeacon Insurance Group by 7.3% in the first quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 195,253 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $3,124,000 after buying an additional 6,784 shares during the last quarter.

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  • Kyle Long rebukes 'injustice to humanity' in Charlottesville hometown
Kyle Long rebukes 'injustice to humanity' in Charlottesville hometown

Hours later, two Virginia state troopers were killed when the helicopter they were flying in as part of a large-scale police effort at the rally crashed into a wooded area outside the city. "Insanely frustrating", he posted. "I try to stay out of this stuff, but the one thing I can say is that Charlottesville families who were affected are in our t...

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