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Medical Japanese school kids choose 2020 Olympic mascots
Author: 0 Japanese school kids choose 2020 Olympic mascots

She added that she hoped Tokyo's mascots would live up to the popularity of Soohorang and Bandabi, the Korean mythological white tiger and Asiatic black bear mascots featured at the Pyeongchang Olympics and Paralympics, with the Olympics having ended last Sunday.

Medical Are varicose veins a warning sign of potentially deadly clots?
Author: 0 Are varicose veins a warning sign of potentially deadly clots?

A study of nearly half a million people shows varicose veins are a significant risk factor for deep vein thrombosis ( DVT ), and, to a lesser extent, pulmonary embolism (PE) and peripheral artery disease ( PAD ). Compared with the other adults, then, the varicose vein patients had slightly less than twice the risk of developing either condition. "Whether the association between varicose veins and DVT is causal or represents a common set of risk factors requires further research".

Medical Kate Middleton dazzles in royal blue for hospital visit
Author: 0 Kate Middleton dazzles in royal blue for hospital visit

She may be heavily pregnant , but the Duchess of Cambridge won't be putting her feet up any time soon, in fact she has a new work role. In September 2014, the royal couple announced that Kate was pregnant again, with Princess Charlotte being born at the same hospital on May 2, 2015.

Medical The Week Of: Watch the trailer for Adam Sandler's new Netflix movie
Author: 0 The Week Of: Watch the trailer for Adam Sandler's new Netflix movie

Director Smigel and Adam Sandler co-wrote the film which finds Sandler and Chris Rock about to become in-laws. Locations include City Stadium Park and Sid's All American restaurant in Glen Cove, Temple Beth Sholom in Roslyn Heights, Broadway Mall in Hicksville, Floral Park Village Court, Oheka Castle in Huntington and the Glen Head Country Club, as well as spots in Carle Place and Syosset.

Author: 0 British American Tobacco (BATS) Shares Up 2.4% on Insider Buying Activity

It has outperformed by 1.08% the S&P500. National Planning Corp increased its stake in British Amern Tob Plc ( BTI ) by 610.53% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Rothschild Asset Mgmt Incorporated invested 1.3% of its portfolio in AT&T Inc. (NASDAQ:PAYX) on Thursday, October 5. Among 7 analysts covering Alere ( NYSE:ALR ), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold.

Medical Manila summons United States envoy over threat report
Author: 0 Manila summons United States envoy over threat report

Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea discussed the global threat assessment with the envoy and asked the Philippines' diplomatic mission in the U.S. Medialdea likewise directed embassy officials to provide the USA with "accurate information on the realities happening on the ground in the Philippines", Roque said.

Medical Disappearance of CDC employee prompts $10G reward offer
Author: 0 Disappearance of CDC employee prompts $10G reward offer

Cunningham's family and Crime Stoppers are offering a $10,000 reward for any information that leads to an arrest and indictment in the case. The 35-year-old is an epidemiologist at the CDC who lived in Chamblee, a suburb just outside of the metropolitan area.

Medical Suarez nets hat trick as Barca rally; Ronaldo brace lifts Real Madrid
Author: 0 Suarez nets hat trick as Barca rally; Ronaldo brace lifts Real Madrid

Girona's joy was short-lived as Suarez restored parity with a fine finish after latching onto a pass from Messi in the fifth minute. Lionel Messi sent a free kick under the wall to help Barcelona see off Girona . "He did not train (on Thursday) as a precaution and it is true that we are in a week in which we play for nine points", said Valverde , whose side face Las Palmas next Thursday before hosing Atletico on the Sunday.

Medical Google AI scans retina to predict heart disease risk
Author: 0 Google AI scans retina to predict heart disease risk

Unlike prevalent preventive tests involving various blood reports , the new method uses a simple eye-scan to determine the patient's underlying heart conditions. The researchers concluded: "The opportunity to one day readily understand the health of a patient's blood vessels, key to cardiovascular health, with a simple retinal image could lower the barrier to engage in critical conversations on preventive measures to protect against a cardiovascular event".

Medical Delhi diamond exporter booked for Rs 389-crore OBC loan fraud
Author: 0 Delhi diamond exporter booked for Rs 389-crore OBC loan fraud

After sitting on a complaint from Oriental Bank of Commerce for almost six months, the CBI has filed a case against a Delhi-based jewellery outlet Dwarka Das Seth International Private Limited for alleged fraud of almost Rs 390 crore. In the wake of another bank fraud by a Delhi-based diamond jeweller, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Saturday hit out at the Narendra Modi-led government alleging that the scammer "disappeared" while the government looked the other way.

Medical Wauconda, Illinois being mistaken for Black Panther's Wakanda
Author: 0 Wauconda, Illinois being mistaken for Black Panther's Wakanda

They want to be there, they want to represent what the movie is trying to portray. So in summary, Black Panther is racking in summer blockbuster box office numbers, but it's doing so during the winter, and flying in the face of conventional MCU box office wisdom.

Medical No problem with Chelsea despite Conte row: Mourinho
Author: 0 No problem with Chelsea despite Conte row: Mourinho

It could have been a bleak night for Mourinho and United but for the heroics of goalkeeper David de Gea , who produced a dazzling display yesterday morning (Singapore time ). Apart from the Pogba clouds hovering over the big-four clash between United and Chelsea , the public animosity between Mourinho and Conte is also under much focus.

Medical Da domenica eccezionale ondata di gelo
Author: 0 Da domenica eccezionale ondata di gelo

Tutti i modelli di calcolo oramai vanno verso questa tendenza meteo per il lungo termine , effetto del riscaldamento della Stratosfera avvenuto nelle ultime settimane a questa parte. L'ordinanza di chiusura delle scuole e' stata emessa perche' il maltempo , potrebbe comportare rischi per la viabilita', dovuti a neve e gelo . "Alla luce dei fenomeni previsti, il Dipartimento ha valutato una allerta gialla su gran parte del centro e del sud Italia , dall" Emilia Romagna alla Sicilia .

Medical Arjun, Parineeti's 'Namastey England' to hit theatres on December 7
Author: 0 Arjun, Parineeti's 'Namastey England' to hit theatres on December 7

Parineeti Chopra took to her Twitter handle to share the first poster of her film and captioned, "IT. IS". The release date of " Namaste England " is set for 7th December 2018. "We are filming at more than 75 locations spread across these three cities". 11 years after the first film, Vipul Amrutlal Shah is now helming Namaste England .

Medical Red wine compound 'could help tooth decay and gum disease fight'
Author: 0 Red wine compound 'could help tooth decay and gum disease fight'

Red wine's abundant and structurally diverse polyphenols, which are antioxidants , have previously been linked to improving colon and heart health. "If you decide on cranberry juice, it'll deliver useful polyphenols - but with sugar and fruit acids which enhance the risk of tooth decay". And they said further research was needed to determine more about what was causing the bacteria to be inhibited.

Medical Lisa Marie Presley Suing Former Manager For $100 Million
Author: 0 Lisa Marie Presley Suing Former Manager For $100 Million

He went on: 'The 2005 deal she is complaining about now cleared up over $20 million in debts Lisa had incurred and netted her over $40 million cash and a multi-million dollar income stream, most of which she managed to squander in the ensuing years'.

Medical Mississippi Delta residents prepare for flooding
Author: 0 Mississippi Delta residents prepare for flooding

In Elkhart and nearby Goshen, Ind., local officials declared a state of emergency and asked that traffic be limited to first responders and emergency personnel. The combination of rain and snowmelt has "many rivers nearing record flood stage from Chicago to Houston and areas to the east", said the Red Cross.

Medical NRA's LaPierre Offers Free Armed Guard Training For All Schools
Author: 0 NRA's LaPierre Offers Free Armed Guard Training For All Schools

GONYEA: But from that point forward, LaPierre was on the attack. He also criticised America's "European-style socialists" for urging gun control. He said stricter gun laws will do nothing to protect students and others from gun violence, and he said gun control advocates are more concerned about limiting the Second Amendment than they are about school safety.

Author: 0 Rite Aid (RAD) Bonds Drop 2% During Trading

The stock decreased 2.11% or $0.045 during the last trading session, reaching $2.085. (NASDAQ:FOLD) sales have annually surged -25.40% on average, however its earnings per share growth remained at -3.00%. The median estimate represents a span class="negData" -6.10% /span decrease from the last price of 2.13. The stock has "Overweight" rating by Barclays Capital on Thursday, August 18.

Medical Toxic levels of metals in e-cig vapors
Author: 0 Toxic levels of metals in e-cig vapors

Potentially unsafe levels of toxic chemicals were found in e-cigarette vapers, according to a recently released study. Smoking e-cigarettes as an alternative to smoking tobacco to keep the tar away may not be such a good idea after all. This indicates, the researchers say, that the metals nearly "leak" from the metallic heating coils. "The actual levels of these metals varied greatly from sample to sample, and often were much higher than safe limits", said the study's senior author Ana ...

Medical Stephen Fry reveals battle with prostate cancer
Author: 0 Stephen Fry reveals battle with prostate cancer

Steven tweeted the video, writing: "For the last 2 months I've been in the throes of a rather unwelcome and unexpected adventure". He revealed he had been to see the doctor for a general check-up just before Christmas, who raised concerns about his PSA (Prostate-specific antigen) levels.

Medical Greyhound's decision to cut, reduce routes in BC 'unfortunate,' minister says
Author: 0 Greyhound's decision to cut, reduce routes in BC 'unfortunate,' minister says

He said he thinks being turned down came in large part because Greyhound was still operating when the application was made. "Greyhound is a for-profit company", read the Board's decision. At least 18 women have gone missing or have been murdered along the Highway of Tears, several of the missing were last seen hitchhiking on the route.

Medical Tiger Taking A Ride At Honda
Author: 0 Tiger Taking A Ride At Honda

He ended the day in a tie for 21st, four strokes back of leaders Alex Noren and Webb Simpson and three behind Justin Thomas , Daniel Berger and Morgan Hoffmann . He chipped to 3 feet and then was blown off-balance by a wind gust. It could be that more equipment tweaks are necessary, although that doesn't explain the high number of tee shots Woods hit to the left where "my cut was just not cutting, " he said.

Medical Low-carb versus low-fat diet - which one is better?
Author: 0 Low-carb versus low-fat diet - which one is better?

Reducing either carbohydrates or fats from the diet shaves off excess weight in about the same proportion, claims a new study . But stands to reason that hidden somewhere in our DNA there is some sort of useful information on how to best lose weight, or how to keep it off.

Medical NCDHHS: 27 more flu deaths, 200 so far this season
Author: 0 NCDHHS: 27 more flu deaths, 200 so far this season

Numbers released today show the total number of deaths due to the flu this season now stands at 97. This year's flu season ranks among the most severe in recent years. The SHA said 87 cases in the P.A. area were influenza A and 71 influenza B, although the B strain is now becoming dominant which is normally the case later in the winter season.

Medical Smartphone sales decline for first time ever
Author: 0 Smartphone sales decline for first time ever

For full year 2017, Samsung carved out a 20.9 per cent marketshare to Apple's 14.0 per cent. And people who already own smartphones are upgrading to higher-end models and holding onto them longer, he added. Gartner also expects strong demand for the iPhone X to bring a delayed sales boost for the U.S. company in the first quarter of 2018. Samsung's sales decreased by 3.6% for Q4, and Apple dropped a somewhat surprising 5%.

Medical Flu Season Shows First Signs of Slowing
Author: 0 Flu Season Shows First Signs of Slowing

The vaccine will still be subject to annual strain approval by the FDA for next season. MedImmune, the branch of the London-based AstraZeneca that manufactures FluMist, says that since 2015, it has updated the vaccine to improve efficacy against H1N1.

Medical Boston Dynamics has released a new video bullying robot
Author: 0 Boston Dynamics has released a new video bullying robot

In the video, the dog is shown attempting to open a door-when a human comes with a hockey stick and shoves the robot's grasping arm away from the door knob. In real-world scenarios, a Spot Mini might have to rethink how it'd open the door should something obstruct its path. Folks called it "terrifying" and a display we should be afraid of since our robot overlords were learning to work together, but I found it deeply adorable, and an example of our robot friends just needing a little bit ...

Medical USA Beats Canada in Shootout for 2018 Olympic Women's Hockey Gold Medal
Author: 0 USA Beats Canada in Shootout for 2018 Olympic Women's Hockey Gold Medal

With six minutes left in the final period, Monique Lamoureux-Morando of the United States scored, tying the game. Hilary Knight also had a goal and Rooney was spectacular, making 29 saves for the win. Idalski and the UND women's hockey staff had a backstage pass to watching that work ethic for the past eight years. It was a rematch of the heartbreaking-yet-epic game at the 2014 Olympic Games, when Team Canada beat the American women's ice hockey team during overtime.

Medical World's largest brain tumour removed in Mumbai hospital
Author: 0 World's largest brain tumour removed in Mumbai hospital

In a rare and complicated surgery, doctors at a Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) hospital have successfully extricated a brain tumour from a 31-year-old blind man from Uttar Pradesh. For the past several years, Santlal Pal had been watching the tumour emerge from his skull. The doctors said that they hope Pal will regain his vision.

Medical Do antidepressants really work? We finally have an answer
Author: 0 Do antidepressants really work? We finally have an answer

She said: "Also, this paper does not help us understand how best to help patients who have treatment-resistant depression and can not improve on any of the 21 antidepressants tested here". Experts not involved in the research agreed the results were significant. "We don't have any very precise treatments for depression at this point in time", said Geddes.

Medical AIB Dispatches Investigators To Port Harcourt Over Dana Crash, Commences Investigation
Author: 0 AIB Dispatches Investigators To Port Harcourt Over Dana Crash, Commences Investigation

A passenger, Mr. Eru Omana, said the airline should have been temporarily suspended until proper investigations were concluded and the safety of the airline ascertained. "The Ministry sympathises with the passengers on the aircraft over the traumatic experience and assures that government will not abdicate on its commitment to the safety and security of lives and property in the Nigerian airspace".

Medical Area under flood watch until Wednesday
Author: 0 Area under flood watch until Wednesday

Jim Schubert, owner of the M&M Cafe in Monticello, views the Little Sugar River from the kitchen of his business Wednesday . No rain yet to add to the river totals and that is the tricky part of the river forecast. The lane and shoulder was back open by Tuesday evening. One of the best ways to stay on top of the latest weather developments where you live is to have our FREE KTRE First Alert weather app.

Medical Florida shooting survivors rally for stricter gun controls
Author: 0 Florida shooting survivors rally for stricter gun controls

But hey, you want to know something? Unlike many other students, however, he still disagrees with a ban on AR-15s or any other weapon . But he said the shooting made him reconsider his position on guns, saying there needs to be stronger background checks to make sure mentally unstable people like Nikolas Cruz can't purchase weapons.

Author: 0 David Hogg Denies Conspiracy Theories That He's A "Crisis Actor"

When Nikolas Cruz , 19, carried out his rampage at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on February 14, David Hogg , 17, huddled in a closet with his classmates. He also said he doesn't understand the hate he's suddenly facing. "I witnessed this event". Conspiracy theories are so widespread already that they cost a Florida state representative's aide his job after he accused the student activists of being actors .

Medical Cut down on those drinks: Dementia clearly linked to chronic boozing
Author: 0 Cut down on those drinks: Dementia clearly linked to chronic boozing

The study, considered to be the largest in terms of database analyzed, thoroughly looked at the records of more than 30 million people that were admitted to the French National Hospital from the period of 2008 to 2013. The latest analysis reinforces how simple lifestyle changes can help beat a condition that in 2016 killed nearly 63,000 people in England and Wales, 12 per cent of all deaths.

Medical Hadiya tells Supreme Court
Author: 0 Hadiya tells Supreme Court

Now that the Supreme Court orally remarked that Hadiya is an adult and her choice of husband is her own, it looks like her father KM Ashokan has had to turn to other avenues to express his ire. Now that it looks like the Courts aren't going to swing his way in the ongoing case deciding the validity of Hadiya's marriage to Shafin Jahan , Ashokan has chose to form a "love jihad collective".

Medical Boko Haram attack: Yobe orders closure of school
Author: 0 Boko Haram attack: Yobe orders closure of school

It could be recalled that Dapchi is 100 kilometers north of Damaturu, the state capital, and it remains one of major towns that has not recorded an attack from the boko haram terrorists since the beginning of the boko haram insurgency in the north east region.

Medical Narendra Modi Unfit To Continue As Prime Minister, Says Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah
Author: 0 Narendra Modi Unfit To Continue As Prime Minister, Says Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah

Digital empowerment can only happen if there is digital inclusion. The journey to digitise the public services has been successfully going on for the last three and a half years, he informed the worldwide IT delegates at the event. "Disruptive technologies such as Block-chain and the Internet of Things, will have a profound impact in the way we live and work". The technology professionals and the youth will be skilled and re-skilled in AI, Virtualct benefits of welfare measures, has saved ...

Medical Video Shows Florida Shooting Suspect Fighting Students In 2016
Author: 0 Video Shows Florida Shooting Suspect Fighting Students In 2016

And we saw it all. "I think the best thing for us to do is to a be aware, be able to notify officials, have officials with the capability to identify, track, intervene appropriately and have safe schools", Arrington said . Her emotional words about gun control that called out Trump, lawmakers and gun advocates, and had the crowd chanting "Shame on you" with her, led to Gonzalez's name trending on social media through the evening Saturday.

Medical Drinking alcohol key to living past 90, study says
Author: 0 Drinking alcohol key to living past 90, study says

Since then, Kawas has been studying a group of over 1,600 people over the age of 90. "Maybe that can tell us something". Self-described goals of the study are to discover factors associated with longevity , the impact of dementia in those 90 and older, among others area.

Medical Looks like there's some bad news for Liam and Cheryl's relationship
Author: 0 Looks like there's some bad news for Liam and Cheryl's relationship

Let's get checking out Sophie, Olivia and Lateysha talking sex for That's What She Said . While Cheryl has been very private about her personal life, she has spent her time here in the United Kingdom, choosing to stay out of the limelight while she takes care of their 11-month-old son, Bear .

Medical Euro zone ministers choose Spaniard as ECB Vice President
Author: 0 Euro zone ministers choose Spaniard as ECB Vice President

Lane had originally won the backing of a key European Parliament committee but will now not contest for the position, with Spain's economy minister Luis De Guindos set to take the role. Euro zone officials said Weidmann could get the ECB top job if, for instance, France got the presidency of the European Commission, naming someone like the EU's chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, or International Monetary Fund head Christine Lagarde.

Medical Low-Fat, Low-Carb Diet Study Shows They Work About the Same
Author: 0 Low-Fat, Low-Carb Diet Study Shows They Work About the Same

Gardner discusses the results of the study in the video below. The group might have moderate weight loss , but the individuals in the group could see anything from extreme weight loss to weight gain. Eating less and avoiding processed convenience food is the only reliable way to lose weight, according to a rare comparative trial of dieting methods.

Medical Gas Prices in Lincoln are Down
Author: 0 Gas Prices in Lincoln are Down

The national gas price average, $2.55, has decreased for the first time week-over-week this year. That could push the statewide average price for a gallon of regular past the $3 mark. In January, oil prices reached their highest in more than three years, enticing domestic producers to ramp up production. The per-gallon average of $2.61 in Broward County was 5 cents less than the previous week, as was the $2.68 average in Palm Beach County.

Medical Rotomac loan case: CBI files FIR against promoter Kothari
Author: 0 Rotomac loan case: CBI files FIR against promoter Kothari

Chennai: In the wake of the alleged PNB and Rotomac frauds, the government has seen the value of its investments in public-sector banks drop by about Rs 30,000 crore ($4.6 billion) in the last seven days. "Yes I took a loan from the bank, but it's wrong to say I am not paying it back. Company submitted false and forged document and dishonestly induced bank to advance money", it said.

Medical Salmonella outbreak linked to Kratom
Author: 0 Salmonella outbreak linked to Kratom

Cases have also been reported in Ohio, New York, Pennsylvania and OR to name a few. No deaths have been reported. But the supplement made headlines a few weeks ago, when Food and Drug Administration ( FDA ) officials said that kratom contains the same addictive, potentially risky chemicals found in opioids, and submitted a review to that effect to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).

Medical Medium intensity quake shakes SW Mexico, scaring residents
Author: 0 Medium intensity quake shakes SW Mexico, scaring residents

Residents stand out in the street following a 5.9-magnitude quake in Mexico City early on February 19, 2018. The tremor triggered natural disaster alarms more than 320 kilometers away and caused residents of Mexico City to panic, sending many people rushing into the streets, one witness recounted to Reuters .