Medical PDP crisis: Sheriff, Anenih in closed door meeting
Author: 0 PDP crisis: Sheriff, Anenih in closed door meeting

Sheriff had disclosed on Wednesday that the party national secretariat, would be reopened to him before Friday (today). The leader of the caucus, Mr. "The only leadership known to the PDP Caucus of the House of Representatives is, and shall remain the one led by His Excellency, Senator Ahmed Makarfi ".

Medical Guatemala navy moves on Dutch 'abortion ship' after protests
Author: 0 Guatemala navy moves on Dutch 'abortion ship' after protests

The abortion pill - also known as a medication abortion - combines two medicines, mifepristone and misoprostol, to end a pregnancy. On February 23, President Jimmy Morales - who reportedly supports the right to life from conception - said , "The Guatemalan army, responsible for the territorial sea and with instructions from the army commander general, will not allow this Nongovernmental organization (NGO) to carry out these activities".

Author: 0 Fasting diet could prove the cure for type 2 diabetes

Further tests on tissue samples from people with type-1 diabetes produced similar effects. The researchers conclude that a fasting-mimicking diet could potentially have the same effect in humans, relieving symptoms of the disease. The pancreas can be triggered to regenerate itself through a type of fasting diet, say United States researchers. Prior studies on the diet have shown potential for alleviating symptoms of the neurodegenerative disease multiple sclerosis, increasing the efficacy ...

Author: 0 Custom Agents Search SFO Plane For Wanted Immigration Fugitive

Passengers on a domestic Delta Air Lines from San Francisco to NY were met by a pair of US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents who were searching for an undocumented immigrant under a deportation order. The incident prompted some passengers on the flight from San Francisco to share images of the ordeal online, amid increased tensions after President Donald Trump's administration issued a wide-ranging set of orders instructing all agents to quickly deport undocumented immigrants.

Author: 0 One mumps case reported in Okanogan Co

The best protection against mumps is the MMR vaccine (combination MMR and varicella), which protects against measles, mumps, and rubella viruses. MacDonald said adults who haven't been immunized can still get the vaccine. People born in 1957 and before are considered immune. Symptoms can show up 16 to 18 days after infection. Individuals are urged to document their symptoms closely, isolate themselves from roommates, friends and/or travel partners and avoid returning to the University for ...

Medical Deadly drug overdoses more than doubled since 1999
Author: 0 Deadly drug overdoses more than doubled since 1999

However, the new report details some striking changes in two areas: First, the specific drugs involved in the deaths; and second, the age groups of the people most affected. Beyond opioids, cocaine was responsible for 13 percent of fatal overdoses in 2015, up from 11 percent in 2010. "You are 40 times more likely to use heroin if you started with opioid painkillers", Hamburg said.

Medical Charles Oakley sits next to Cavaliers owner during game against Knicks
Author: 0 Charles Oakley sits next to Cavaliers owner during game against Knicks

When asked about his relationship with the Knicks owner James Dolan , he said, "How long would it take you to get over something?" Cleveland native Charles Oakley has been in the media a lot lately because of an incident at Madison Square Garden that resulted in his ejection and subsequent ban from "The World's Most Famous Arena", as well as an arrest by the New York City Police Department.

Author: 0 Comprehensive Stock Analysis of: Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE:MRK)

A number of other research analysts have also commented on the company. Bangor Savings Bank increased its stake in shares of Merck & Company by 0.4% in the third quarter. If you are viewing this report on another publication, it was copied illegally and republished in violation of global copyright & trademark legislation.

Author: 0 Children can fall from popular outdoor swing — RECALL ALERT

Further information can be found at or on the Little Tikes recall website. The swings have a pink T-shaped restraint in front with a Little Tikes logo and is suspended by four yellow ropes. The recalled swings have the molded inner arrow of the date code pointing to either 10, 11, 12, or 13. In the recall, which was filed with the U.S.

Medical Indian envoy rushes to Kansas after racial murder
Author: 0 Indian envoy rushes to Kansas after racial murder

The Indian government has rushed diplomats to the U.S. state to monitor progress in the investigation into the death of Srinivas Kuchibhotla and the wounding of Alok Madasani in the town of Olathe on Wednesday night. Assistant Clinton Police Chief Sonny Lynch said an Applebee's bartender called police because Purinton told him he had been involved in a shooting, according to the Associated Press.

Author: 0 Beyoncé Will Not Be Performing at Coachella in 2017

Beyonce's management team, in conjunction with Goldenvoice (which organizes the festival), said in a statement that doctors had advised her to keep a "less rigorous schedule". Beyonce will not be performing at the upcoming Coachella music festival. The post went on to say that the Grammy victor will instead headline the following year, at the 2018 festival.

Medical List of ward-wise winners of BMC election 2017
Author: 0 List of ward-wise winners of BMC election 2017

The civic polls, especially in the country's financial hub Mumbai , have generated much political heat on account of the fierce fight between the BJP and the Sena, despite they sharing power in the state and at the Centre. Apart from Mumbai , the municipal corporations which went to the polls included Thane, Ulhasnagar, Nashik , Pune, Pimpri-Chinchwad, Solapur, Akola, Amravati and Nagpur.

Author: 0 Study links strenuous exercise to low libido in men

Among those who took part were running, cycling and endurance athletes who were contacted through trade magazines. When the groups were compared, researchers found that those who reported light or moderate workouts were more likely to report moderate or high libidos than those who reported intense workouts.

Medical Sleeping for over nine hours 'could be a sign of Alzheimer's'
Author: 0 Sleeping for over nine hours 'could be a sign of Alzheimer's'

Dr Rob Williams , also from the Department of Biology and Biochemistry , added: "Knowing this will be vital to developing a chronology of how Alzheimer's progresses and we hope will help us identify those at risk of Alzheimer's and lead to new treatments or ways to prevent the disease".

Medical BMC polls updates: Sena leading on 39 seats, BJP on 25
Author: 0 BMC polls updates: Sena leading on 39 seats, BJP on 25

We will decide about her stand (resignation)", Danve said. During the campaign, Modi's name or image wasn't visible at all; it was Fadnavis all the way. Nagpur went to the BJP with the party winning 108 of the civic body's 151 seats. He even talked to a few rebels and independent candidates and managed them to withdraw their candidature as them contesting would have spoiled the chances of the BJP .

Medical Trinidad Records More Than 700 Zika Cases In Last Year
Author: 0 Trinidad Records More Than 700 Zika Cases In Last Year

Now there is no cure or treatment for the virus, which has been linked to serious neurological problems in infants whose mothers were exposed in early pregnancy. The placenta is the key organ to a healthy pregnancy. The mouse study also found that Zika-exposed fetuses that survive are more likely to be born with thinner-than-normal brain tissue, as well as brain cell inflammation.

Medical Nigerians Protest Xenophobic Attacks At MTN Office, Forces Office To Shut Down
Author: 0 Nigerians Protest Xenophobic Attacks At MTN Office, Forces Office To Shut Down

The march takes place with a backdrop of attacks against foreigners across select sections of Johannesburg and Pretoria. These reprisal attacks underscore the need for the governments of Nigeria and South Africa to move fast to douse the increasing hostilities between citizens of both countries before there is a worse crisis that could strain diplomatic relations.

Medical This Hair Dye Changes Color Depending on Your Environment
Author: 0 This Hair Dye Changes Color Depending on Your Environment

A hair dye that changes colour based on the temperature will hit shelves later this year, and if it catches on like mood rings in the 90s, it's going to be huge. Since the dye is all about the chemistry, the most obvious question would be, "Is it safe, given that it's something that will be applied on the scalp, near the brain?" The studio is now looking for commercial partners to take the product to market and is also developing a permanent version of the dye.

Author: 0 Jackson salad plant among those involved in recall

Ready Pac has around US$800 million (€756 million) in annual revenue with a wide USA customer base in retail and foodservice, selling fresh-cut produce including packaged salads, fresh-cut fruits and mixed vegetables. "Ready Pac Foods has seen significant growth over the last several years, and joining forces with Bonduelle validates our current business approach", Mr.

Medical Government puts the big fat Kashmiri wedding on a diet
Author: 0 Government puts the big fat Kashmiri wedding on a diet

The number of dishes has also been restricted to seven non-vegetarian and seven vegetarian dishes, besides two desserts. The practice of sending dry fruits and candies along with marriage invitation cards has been banned. "The latest violence came three days after four suspected rebels, a civilian and three soldiers, were killed in south Kashmir, sparking pro-independence demonstrations that were put down with live ammunition and pellet guns, wounding more than two dozen people", it adds.

Author: 0 IL state workers authorize strike

Rauner said he was disappointed with the union's move, adding that the state's "fair and reasonable" proposal should be accepted. What makes this action particularly mind boggling is that they, (unlike many vendors who do business with the state of Illinois), are getting paid.

Medical Immigrant Diagnosed With Brain Tumor In ICE Custody
Author: 0 Immigrant Diagnosed With Brain Tumor In ICE Custody

The mother of two had been held at Prairieland Detention Center in Alvarado, Texas, while her New York-based family members actively tried to petition for her asylum. Ms. Beltran Hernandez has an appointment with a specialist on Monday (Feb. 27) who will determine the course for future treatment. Shortly after she spoke to her family, Beltran-Hernandez was back in the detention center.

Author: 0 NIH begins study of vaccine to protect against mosquito-borne diseases

Malaria spreads in numerous same regions, although it's carried by different mosquitoes. Researchers have been conducting studies to develop vaccines that could provide protection from mosquito-transmitted pathogens albeit there are still mosquito-borne diseases without commercially available vaccines.

Medical Doll Company Unveils New Transgender Doll
Author: 0 Doll Company Unveils New Transgender Doll

Jennings published a memoir a year ago, and the doll features a pink outfit similar to what she wore on her book cover. According to Robert Tonner, the CEO of Tonner Doll, " Jazz stands for everything I respect from a human nature point of view-she's incredibly courageous, intelligent, warm-hearted and creative".

Medical Mother decides to carry baby without brain to term to donate organs
Author: 0 Mother decides to carry baby without brain to term to donate organs

Anencephaly is a serious medical conditition characterised by malformation with congenital partial or complete absence of space in the skull. Approximately three in every 10,000 pregnancies in the US have anencephaly, a condition in which the baby is born without parts of the brain or skull, according to the CDC.

Medical Is Chronic Stress Likely to Make You Fat?
Author: 0 Is Chronic Stress Likely to Make You Fat?

They also looked at how cortisol levels related to persistent obesity . The cross-sectional study also found chronically high cortisol levels were retrospectively linked to long-term obesity persistence over the course of 4 years (F=12.70, P 0.001), they wrote in Obesity .

Author: 0 Better an atheist than a hypocritical Catholic, Pope says

Jesus is severe with those who "lead double lives ", because they cause others to see Christianity in a bad light, the pope said February 23 during morning Mass in the chapel of the Domus Sanctae Marthae. He remarked soon after becoming pope that even atheists can go to heaven thanks to the redemption of Jesus. He spoke of one case of workers at a failing company not getting their wages "and the head of the company, a Catholic, was taking his winter vacation on a beach in the Middle East, ...

Author: 0 Leicester sack Claudio Ranieri nine months after winning Premier League title

Less than 10 months after leading Leicester City to the most extraordinary title win in all of professional sport, Claudio Ranieri has been sacked by the club. The 45-year-old is desperate to gain promotion to the Premier League with his Terriers side... so good luck, Leicester! It's been a unusual shift from last season, when the manager rode one formation and a fairly consistent starting 11 all the way to the title.

Medical David Cassidy Reveals He Suffers From Dementia
Author: 0 David Cassidy Reveals He Suffers From Dementia

But after Cassidy struggled to remember his own song lyrics during a show over the weekend, he decided it's time to stop touring and focus on his health. "I was in denial, but a part of me always knew this was coming", the 66-year-old said. Now, The Partridge Family star has made another admission, and as a parent you might be able to relate to what he has said.

Author: 0 Are Tenet Healthcare Corp. (THC) EPS Estimates Revised?

The price targets are usually acts as the boosters or blasters in the performance of stock. The 12 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Tenet Healthcare Corp have a median target of 23.00, with a high estimate of 33.00 and a low estimate of 13.00.

Medical Clever teenagers twice as likely to smoke cannabis, study finds
Author: 0 Clever teenagers twice as likely to smoke cannabis, study finds

During their early teens, brainy pupils were less likely to smoke cigarettes than their less academically gifted peers, after taking account of potentially influential factors. "Similar patterns were seen for those of average academic ability". But academic prowess was associated with a lower risk of hazardous drinking. Add to that possible health effects: problems with short-term memory, other brain functions and sleep patterns caused by excessive drinking; or marijuana-related effects ...

Author: 0 Dense fog advisory in effect until noon

Drivers and pedestrians encountered near-zero visibility during the morning commute and were advised to take extra precautions. Areas of low visibility and rapid changes in visibility will cause hazardous driving conditions. The fog advisory has been canceled for all area counties except Ford and Iroquois. Visibility will often be less then one-quarter mile, the weather service said.

Author: 0 Eating 10 portions of fruit and veg cuts disease risk

While five portions a day - about 400 grams - did reduce disease risk, the greatest benefit came from eating double that. "This may be due to the complex network of nutrients they hold", lead author Dr Dagfinn Aune said. A study published in the International Journal of Epidemiology says that eating an extra five portions of fruit and vegetables (as in, in addition to the five you're - hopefully - already having) can further reduce the chance of developing diseases.

Author: 0 Sargento expands cheese recall over listeria contamination concerns

Sargento Foods has expanded its cheese recall that is connected to an Indiana-based supplier. Symptoms include fever, muscle aches, headache, stiff neck, confusion, loss of balance and convulsions sometimes preceded by diarrhea or other gastrointestinal symptoms.

Author: 0 Overbuying Stock under Discussion: Tronox Ltd (NYSE:TROX)

On the other hand, in the June 2017 quarter the company recorded a net $537M revenue with earnings per share of $-0.43. 2 Analysts reported that the Price Target for Tronox Limited might touch $17 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $12 and $7 respectively.

Medical Tesco asks union to reconsider strike action
Author: 0 Tesco asks union to reconsider strike action

It points out only a very small number of staff will be affected and it has promised they will not lose out financially. Tesco has re-iterated its call on Mandate "to urgently re-think its divisive strike after the results of these ballots raise serious questions about the mandate that the union is obtaining for its unnecessary action".

Medical Madison among top producers of Fulbright students and scholars
Author: 0 Madison among top producers of Fulbright students and scholars

The Fulbright program allows more than 1,900 USA students, artists and young professionals in more than 100 different fields to study, teach English and conduct research in more than 140 countries throughout the world. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and highlighted in the Chronicle of Higher Education . At Penn State, the Fulbright competition is administered through the University Fellowships Office, an area within the Office of Undergraduate Education ...

Medical Barclays triples profits as PPI recedes
Author: 0 Barclays triples profits as PPI recedes

Today, we are announcing that we will close Non-Core on 30 June 2017, six months earlier than previously targeted". Barclays tripled its profits previous year from £1.1 billion to £3.2 billion as provision for past wrongdoing began to retreat in the rear view mirror, falling from £4.4 billion to £1.4 billion.

Author: 0 China Exceeded UN Cap on North Korean Coal Imports in December

The fired missile, which traveled 500km, was just a medium-range type that Pyongyang has tested multiple times in different variants. A friend and former business partner speaks out against Donald Trump . Reportedly, Beijing is now very angry that Mr. Kim appears to have had his older half-brother, Kim Jong-nam, assassinated. But the available information about the meeting suggests that despite this test, the U.S.

Medical HSBC voices fears on protectionism as profits slump
Author: 0 HSBC voices fears on protectionism as profits slump

HSBC Holdings Plc, Europe's largest bank, reported a pre-tax loss of $3.4 billion for the fourth quarter of 2016 pulled down by surprise fall in revenues, prompting the bank to look for cost-cutting measures. Chekraksy was appointed after the £1.2 billion fine imposed on HSBC in 2012 by the USA for poor anti-money laundering controls and is overseeing attempts to improve its defences against financial crime.

Medical Trump administration revokes law protecting transgender students
Author: 0 Trump administration revokes law protecting transgender students

A draft memo was obtained Wednesday by the Washington Post . Apple late Wednesday criticized President Donald Trump's decision earlier in the day to roll back federal protections for transgender students in schools. But the Human Rights Campaign said that's not the case. "President Trump's revocation of the guidance, however, does NOT undo legal protections for transgender students".

Medical Trump's Approval Rating Falls To New Low
Author: 0 Trump's Approval Rating Falls To New Low

Only 7 percent consider Russian Federation to be an ally, and 28 percent consider the country friendly but not an ally, the poll said. Republicans were viewed more unfavorably than both President Trump and Democratic lawmakers with 59 percent expressing disproval and 39 percent indicating favorability.

Medical 'It is God's precious plant' - woman creates cannabis oil for chronic patients
Author: 0 'It is God's precious plant' - woman creates cannabis oil for chronic patients

The bill also bans smoking and vaping of medical cannabis oil, and it creates criminal penalties for patients and producers who intentionally violate the law. "Why do we as politicians say we know better than the doctors?" According to the Drug Enforcement Agency, Schedule I drugs are likely to be abused and are not authorized for medical treatment.

Author: 0 Sixers' Jahlil Okafor: 'I'm just waiting to see what happens'

The Philadelphia 76ers have yet to find a suitable dance partner, but analysts and critics believe that the 20-year-old center will be joining a new ballclub soon. Unfortunately, they have been a picture of inconsistency all-season long and do not appear ready to dethrone the Cleveland Cavaliers in the East. The Pacers are gunning for a spot in the playoffs this season as they are now at the 6th spot of the Eastern Conference division holding a 29-28 win-loss record.

Author: 0 Video captures possible coyote following doctor into office

He said to WSCS-TV: 'When it brushed by my leg and turned around you could see clearly it was a coyote or a wolf. "It kind of bared its teeth and started growling", Poletti told WSOC. "It seemed ... more creme color than gray, which is typical for a coyote, but kind of hard to tell it had the ears and the body style". As he uses his pass to open up the door, the coyote swiftly comes up behind an unsuspecting Poletti.

Author: 0 Washington DC officers risk lives in burning vehicle rescue

Officer Steven Hines was headed to the 5th District police station near the end of his shift around 10 p.m. when he came upon the scene of a crash on Bladensburg Road, according to WJLA-TV . "We were just thinking about getting the man out", Heinz said, speaking for himself, and the three others involved, officers Roberto Adams, John Hayes and Jacoby Taylor.

Author: 0 Trump to revoke Obama's transgender rules

Trump has been clear that he feels the transgender bathroom law should be a states' rights issue, and should not be decided by the federal government. Education secretary Betsy DeVos is learning two quick lessons about her new position courtesy of a fight over the rights of transgender students: 1) It's really hard to be more repugnant than Attorney General Jeff Sessions when it comes to civil rights issues; 2) It's still a man's world inside the ossified gut of the Trump administration.

Author: 0 WTO red tape-cutting deal enters into force in landmark reform

That milestone was eclipsed once Rwanda, Oman, Chad and Jordan all notified Geneva that they had ratified the deal on Wednesday. Full implementation of the TFA is forecast to slash members' trade costs by an average of 14.3%, with developing countries having the most to gain, according to a 2015 study carried out by WTO economists .