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Medical McDonald's to limit global antibiotic use in chickens next year
Author: 0 McDonald's to limit global antibiotic use in chickens next year

It said it had been asking suppliers to comply with guidelines on the use of antibiotics, adding that all its raw chicken had passed tests and spot checks by qualified third-party laboratories. According to some estimates, drug-resistant bacteria may within decades be causing more deaths than cancer. Health experts cite the overuse of antibiotics in agriculture-where the majority of the drugs are sold in the USA -as a major contributor to the problem.

Medical Those criticizing new cut-off points are ignorant of facts - JAMB
Author: 0 Those criticizing new cut-off points are ignorant of facts - JAMB

He said: "With this decision, universities are not to go below the minimum 120 cut-off points adopted by the meeting for admissions". "I do hope that those behind this reduction are aware that even candidates who pass the UTME at 180 and above now find it hard and tasking to get admission into Nigerian universities because there are more qualified candidates than the spaces available and because of the paucity of facilities in the existing universities".

Medical Commission calls for urgent change in Myanmar's west
Author: 0 Commission calls for urgent change in Myanmar's west

The report, which is considered important as the government has pledged to act on its findings, calls the situation in Rakhine a "human rights crisis". Other key concerns are the restrictions in access to Rakhine for aid agencies and journalists. "We propose a ministerial level appointment to be made with the sole function of coordinating policy on Rakhine State and ensuring the effective implementation of the Rakhine Advisory Commission's recommendations", says Commission Chair Kofi Annan.

Medical The better friendships, the better mental health teenagers will have in adulthood
Author: 0 The better friendships, the better mental health teenagers will have in adulthood

Those friends who seemed to be closer than others grew with fewer symptoms of anxiety and depression, but more self-confidence within their environments at adulthood. Study participants who didn't prioritize their social standing also confirmed higher rates of happiness. Narr and her team are now working on a program that will help teach teens the skills they need to build those crucial, close friendships .

Medical West Nile Virus Expands, But No Human Cases Reported Yet
Author: 0 West Nile Virus Expands, But No Human Cases Reported Yet

There have also been two confirmed cases of West Nile virus in horses in Adams County and two in LaGrange County. There is no specific treatment for the infection, the health district says, and the best way to avoid West Nile Virus is to prevent mosquito bites.

Medical Suspect in fatal SC bank robbery caught
Author: 0 Suspect in fatal SC bank robbery caught

The suspect was being sought. Council is wanted by The Wilson Police Department for a bank robbery at the BB&T on Aug 10th. Council was captured in Greenville, North Carolina shortly after 12 p.m. Conway police initially named Brandon Michael Council, 32, of Wilson, North Carolina as a person of interest in the CresCom bank robbery that resulted in the death of two employees Monday afternoon.

Medical Amnesty Says Civilians in Raqa under Fire 'from All Sides'
Author: 0 Amnesty Says Civilians in Raqa under Fire 'from All Sides'

The report urged all parties to the conflict to take all feasible precautions to minimize harm to civilians. The UN estimates that up to 25,000 civilians may remain in the city but tens of thousands of others have already fled, risking IS sniper fire and mines.

Medical Google launches 5-minute quiz to see if you're clinically depressed
Author: 0 Google launches 5-minute quiz to see if you're clinically depressed

The search giant is not the first in Silicon Valley to use its sway online to help people overcome mental health issues. Once you do, scroll down until you see the info card and press on "Check if you're clinically depressed". "By tapping "Check if you're clinically depressed", you can take this private self-assessment to help determine your level of depression and the need for an in-person evaluation", the organisation explained.

Medical Denmark police say DNA profile of torso matches missing journalist
Author: 0 Denmark police say DNA profile of torso matches missing journalist

She admitted that she didn't know Wall very well, but she said the two interacted a lot during their time together at Columbia. Numerous details of what happened to Wall are shrouded in mystery. Investigators said that Wall's head, arms and legs had "deliberately been cut off " her body. On August 21, following a joint request from Ms Engmark and the prosecution, snippets of information discussed within the four walls of the courtroom were released.

Medical North East pupils await first GCSE results with 9-1 grades
Author: 0 North East pupils await first GCSE results with 9-1 grades

Some subjects will be graded in a new way, from 9 to 1, instead of A* to G. A new system for grading GCSE results is being used for the first time this year, with the old A* to G grades being replaced with numbers from 9 to 1. No. The Department for Education says the old and new GCSE grading scales do not directly compare, but do align at some points. "And if they get a grade 4, they could have expected to get a grade C in 2016".

Medical Volkswagen To Launch Electric Microbus In 2022
Author: 0 Volkswagen To Launch Electric Microbus In 2022

Buzz, will go into production in 2022, as Road & Track reports . The I.D. Buzz shown in Detroit can accelerate from 0 to 100 kmph in about 5 seconds , with a governed top speed of 159kmph. Buzz undoubtedly has the original's genes - as it offers maximum utilization of space on the footprint of a mid-size passenger auto. The vehicle is expected to go on sale sometime in 2022.

Medical Boost vitamin b pills linked to lung cancer
Author: 0 Boost vitamin b pills linked to lung cancer

Men who take too much vitamin B-6 and B-12 over long periods of time "dramatically" increase their risks of developing lung cancer , according to a new study from Ohio State University's Comprehensive Cancer Center. So why might high dosages of vitamin B6 and B12 supplements in former or current male smokers leave them more vulnerable to lung cancer? Current smokers who reported 10-year use of vitamin B12 at doses greater than 55 µg per day appeared almost four times as likely to ...

Medical Johnson & Johnson Faces Talc Case
Author: 0 Johnson & Johnson Faces Talc Case

The plaintiff alleged that her cancer was the "proximate result of the unreasonably unsafe and defective nature of talcum powder". "We are preparing for additional trials in the USA and we will continue to defend the safety of Johnson's Baby Powder ".

Medical Dera Verdict: Plea before HC to monitor security arrangements in Punjab, Haryana
Author: 0 Dera Verdict: Plea before HC to monitor security arrangements in Punjab, Haryana

The two States, Punjab and Haryana , are said to to prepare itself for a likely shut down until the 25th of August. "5,000 policemen are guarding different parts of Chandigarh where almost 35,000 dera followers of Dera Chief Ram Rahim have already congregated in solidarity with him at the local headquarters of his sect, the Dera Sacha Sauda ".

Medical England record-scorer Wayne Rooney ends worldwide career
Author: 0 England record-scorer Wayne Rooney ends worldwide career

Jagielka lauded Rooney and said England's all-time leading goalscorer, who has not played for his country since November a year ago, "looks as good as ever" ahead of the Three Lions' upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Malta and Slovakia.

Medical Use of children as 'human bombs' rising in north east Nigeria
Author: 0 Use of children as 'human bombs' rising in north east Nigeria

Aid workers prefer to describe such incidents as the use of " human bombs " rather than referring to the children as suicide bombers. The agency pointed out that the use of children in such attacks had also created suspicion and fear of children who had been released, rescued of had escaped from Boko Haram .

Medical Despite SIDS risk, 56% of parents inconsistently use safe infant sleep positions
Author: 0 Despite SIDS risk, 56% of parents inconsistently use safe infant sleep positions

Since 1994, the Safe to Sleep campaign has been telling both caregivers and parents that the supine position should always be the one chosen when the sleeping-time comes for their babies. Mothers who were African-American or didn't complete high school were more likely to put babies to sleep on their stomachs. There were about 3,700 sudden unexpected infant deaths in the United States in 2015, according to the CDC.

Medical NBC bans airing of
Author: 0 NBC bans airing of "unworthy songs" waxed by Olamide, Davido & 9ice

This is the second time in two years that the pair of Olamide and Davido would have their songs banned on air by the NBC. Their announcement is coming four days after the Federal Ministry of Health in a post on Twitter informed that the video for Olamide's latest track "Wo" is in violation of the Tobacco Control Act 2015.

Medical Kaifiyat Express derailment: Three Odisha bound trains diverted
Author: 0 Kaifiyat Express derailment: Three Odisha bound trains diverted

Two have been sent to Etawah and two to Saifai, Arvind Kumar, Principal Secretary, Home told ANI. I am personally monitoring situation, rescue operations. At the time of filing this report, a team of National Disaster Response Force ( NDRF ) was heading towards the accident spot. It is reported that during the accident dedicated freight corridor work was going on at the site.

Medical Annabelle: Creation - Fan Creates Awesome Animation!
Author: 0 Annabelle: Creation - Fan Creates Awesome Animation!

The report also says that she had started acting strangely at the scariest moment of the film and that she even she even punched herself. According to The Inquisitr, the 20-yar-old woman and her friends were leaving the theatre at midnight after watching the film when she started behaving in a odd manner.

Author: 0 Analysts Recommendations Energy Transfer Equity, LP (ETE)

Energy Transfer Partners LP (NYSE:ETP) has declined 20.28% since August 22, 2016 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 2.98% the S&P500. According to Energy Transfer Equity, L.P.'s latest 13F filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), institutional ownership is at 48.50%.

Medical One more dies, death toll rises to 17
Author: 0 One more dies, death toll rises to 17

In last ten days, they have surveyed 16 lakh houses out of which some houses have been surveyed twice and thrice. Oseltamivir (an anti-viral drug which slows down the spread of virus) of swine flu is made available in adequate quantity at District Hospital and Medical College Hospital.

Medical Indian Supreme Court verdict on validity of triple talaq on Tuesday
Author: 0 Indian Supreme Court verdict on validity of triple talaq on Tuesday

On 18 May, the SC reserved its verdict on a batch of petitions challenging constitutional validity of Triple Talaq practice among Muslims. Several lawyers including noted jurist Ram Jethmalani had attacked the practice of triple talaq on various constitutional grounds including the right to equality and termed it "abhorrent", PTI reported.

Medical West Nile Virus confirmed in Cascade County
Author: 0 West Nile Virus confirmed in Cascade County

The virus is spread to humans through bites from infected mosquitos. No human cases have been confirmed in Cascade County. Residents are also urged to protect themselves from mosquito bites by wearing loose, long-sleeved shirts and long trousers when outdoors and defend against mosquito bites by wearing mosquito repellent.

Medical Taimur and Aunt Soha Ali Khan's picture Is All Love
Author: 0 Taimur and Aunt Soha Ali Khan's picture Is All Love

Soha in a recent interview admitted that she has been taking advice from her sister-in-law Kareena about all kinds of pregnancy dos and don'ts. The Bollywood couple Soha Ali Khan and Kunal Kemmu are very soon going to become parents. Kareena Kapoor Khan and Karisma Kapoor have been setting major sibling goals with their new Instagram shenanigans. To make the look impeccable they paired it with white T shirt and denims.

Medical Premier League interest in Julian Draxler
Author: 0 Premier League interest in Julian Draxler

Both goals came after plays started by Gerard Deulofeu , one of the players expected to try to replace Neymar after his world record transfer to Paris Saint-Germain. Neymar happened to be that footballer, and Barcelona had no qualms splashing money on him, and making his buyout clause out of reach for most clubs because having him in its squad was good for business.

Medical Trump Responded To The Barcelona Attack With A Completely Made Up Story
Author: 0 Trump Responded To The Barcelona Attack With A Completely Made Up Story

John Joseph "Black Jack" Pershing. In some versions of this apocryphal story , Pershing orders his men to dip bullets in pig's blood. He was referring to Gen John "Black Jack" Pershing, the U.S. Trump's wife, first lady Melania Trump, tweeted her "thoughts and prayers" to Barcelona before the president. Tillerson said USA diplomats in Spain are assisting Americans there, and he asked those who are safe to notify friends and families.

Medical Binge watchers have a 98% greater risk of sleep problems
Author: 0 Binge watchers have a 98% greater risk of sleep problems

In addition, the more a person binge-watched, the poorer the sleep quality and the more symptoms of insomnia and fatigue showed during the day. Results show that more than 80% of young adults identified themselves as a binge-watcher, with 20.2% of them binge-watching at least a few times a week in the previous month.

Medical Thousands counter-protest 'free speech rally' in Boston
Author: 0 Thousands counter-protest 'free speech rally' in Boston

Organizers of the rally said before it began that they just wanted to defend the freedom of speech. Police are looking tough and smart! "Our great country has been divided for decades", he tweeted . Some confrontations involving counter-protesters occurred, including a group that grabbed an American flag out of an elderly woman's hands, causing her to stumble and fall to the ground.

Author: 0 North Korea Threatens 'Merciless Strike' Against US

State media reported that leader Kim Jong Un would assess the US' next move before giving launch orders. At the same time, Japan conducted air manoeuvres with us bombers southwest of the Korean peninsula Wednesday vouching for peace in the Indo-pacific.

Author: 0 North Korea is a rogue state, taking threats to a unsafe level

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Defense Secretary James Mattis said last week that though diplomatic means remain the preferred route to deal with the crisis, military options remain on the table. will never place its self-defensive nuclear deterrence on the negotiation table or flinch an inch from the road chosen by itself, the road of bolstering up the state nuclear force", Kim said during a phone conversation earlier this week with U.N.

Medical Toilet Ek Prem Katha To Enter 100 Crore Club?
Author: 0 Toilet Ek Prem Katha To Enter 100 Crore Club?

The film is standing on the doorstep of 100-crore club. On the other hand, Gurinder Chadha's Partition :1947 fell flat at the box office with box office collections of less than Rs 1 crore. "Shree sir, thank you for choosing me to be your Jaya and making this film.You truly are unbelievable", she tweeted. The film, opened with decent numbers of Rs.

Medical Mother of Charlottesville victim: 'I will not' take Trump's calls
Author: 0 Mother of Charlottesville victim: 'I will not' take Trump's calls

In a powerful speech at her daughter's funeral procession on Wednesday, Susan Bro-the mother of Heather Heyer-called on Americans to continue Heather's work by fighting hatred and injustice. I'm sorry. After what he said about my child. Heyer died when a white supremacist allegedly drove his auto into a crowd of anti-racist protesters.

Medical Guj govt seeks Centres help to tackle swine flu menace
Author: 0 Guj govt seeks Centres help to tackle swine flu menace

Health and Family Welfare Minister Pratap Jena, who reviewed the swine flu situation, said that focus is on to create awareness among people both in urban and rural areas to check spread of the disease. Officials, meanwhile, said that a 50-year-old man died while undergoing treatment at Care Hospital, while another 29-year-old woman died at AMRI hospital.

Medical Kenya: Nasa Supporters Camp at Supreme Court Awaiting Petition
Author: 0 Kenya: Nasa Supporters Camp at Supreme Court Awaiting Petition

The team prepared more than 25,000 pages of interventions for the supreme court, most of which the legal team comprising of senior counsel James Orengo says is evidence to prove the election was a sham. But foreign observers described the election as free and fair. Judges eventually ruled in 2013 that much of his evidence was being submitted outside time limits set by the court, frustrating his supporters and sparking suspicion over the judiciary's independence.

Medical Another charity cancels event at Mar-a-Lago
Author: 0 Another charity cancels event at Mar-a-Lago

Cleveland Clinic received flak for hosting its event at Mar-a-Lago this past February , according to Cleveland.com . "The American Red Cross has decided we can not host our annual fundraising event at Mar-a-Lago, as it has increasingly become a source of controversy and pain for many of our volunteers, employees and supporters".

Author: 0 Intel And Under Armour CEOs Join Exodus From Trump's Manufacturing Council

Grandstanders should not have gone on. The first CEO to resign after Mr. Trump initially failed to condemn the neo-Nazis, Klan members and others who gathered in Charlottesville was Merck's Ken Frazier , who wrote that he was leaving the panel to "take a stand against intolerance and extremism".

Medical Pfizer gets FDA nod for lymphoid leukemia drug
Author: 0 Pfizer gets FDA nod for lymphoid leukemia drug

Nearly 6,000 people in the United States are likely to be diagnosed with the disease this year, and more than 1,400 are projected to die from it, according to estimates from the U.S. The most common (≥20 percent) adverse reactions recorded in patients taking Besponsa were thrombocytopenia, neutropenia , infection, anaemia, leukopenia , fatigue, heamorrhage, pyrexia, nausea, headache, febrile neutropenia, transaminases increased, abdominal pain, an increase in gamma-glutamyltransferase, and ...

Medical Bhoomi song Trippy Trippy: Sunny Leone, do quit doing such songs
Author: 0 Bhoomi song Trippy Trippy: Sunny Leone, do quit doing such songs

In the song, Sunny is bathed in mud and seems to be enjoying herself, going by her wild expressions. The Bollywood diva, who is one of the most popular names in the country today, always stuns us with her film appearances and item songs. Rehearsals have already started. When the song was ready, we felt Sunny was the right fit. The Ek Paheli Leela actress said that she tried some complicated steps that dance master Ganesh Acharya gave her.

Medical The Surprising Dangers of Grooming Your Pubic Hair
Author: 0 The Surprising Dangers of Grooming Your Pubic Hair

Be it scissors, wax , a razor, laser hair removal or some other technique, the JAMA Dermatology study is now suggesting clinical guidelines or safe grooming recommendations. Emergency department visits related to these injuries increased almost ninefold between 1991 and 2013, a 2016 study found. The most common position that groomers used to remove their pubic hair was standing (75% of groomers did it while standing up), followed by sitting, squatting, and lying down.

Medical Rescue Hyderabad minor from Omani sheikh: Maneka Gandhi to Sushma Swaraj
Author: 0 Rescue Hyderabad minor from Omani sheikh: Maneka Gandhi to Sushma Swaraj

Gandhi has also asked the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) to reach out to the girl's family. The police officer said they were making all efforts to bring the girl back to Hyderabad . The police registered a case of cheating and criminal intimidation against the Omani, the girl's father, his sister, her husband, the qazi and others.

Medical Vaping teens 4 times more likely to smoke
Author: 0 Vaping teens 4 times more likely to smoke

Writing in an online-first publication in Tobacco Control , Mark Conner, MD (University of Leeds, England), and colleagues report that in a cohort of 2,836 adolescents, e-cigarette use was strongly associated with subsequent cigarette smoking .

Medical After tepid response to Charlottesville, Trump goes off after Barcelona terror attack
Author: 0 After tepid response to Charlottesville, Trump goes off after Barcelona terror attack

Lacking more specifics, it is not certain Trump is referring to the same story he gave in February 2016 in his latest tweet - but the allusion to it in the wake of the fatalities in Spain has drawn severe criticism. Trump used this fake news repeatedly during his presidential campaign, to the applause of the anti-Muslim bigots in the audience. "Okay? Twenty-five years, there wasn't a problem", Trump said.

Medical Scientists tout positive findings in peanut allergy pill study
Author: 0 Scientists tout positive findings in peanut allergy pill study

Additionally, the initial study found 82 percent of allergic children could tolerate nuts two weeks after starting the probiotic and peanut oral immunotherapy treatment. The anti-inflammatory properties of those omega 3s is likely to thank for that allergy relief .The downside is that it takes quite a bit of omega 3 fatty acids to see even minimal benefit says Neil L.