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Medical Health Officials Urge You To Get Your Flu Shot
Author: 0 Health Officials Urge You To Get Your Flu Shot

Some experts say it is early in the season and may be too soon to say just how effective the vaccine is. One preliminary estimate shows the vaccine this year to be only 10 percent effective. Fauci stresses that there is no need to go full-on hazmat suit. The vaccine promotes antibody protection within two weeks. One rationale for the arduous flu season may be that this year's presently developed vaccine may have disparate to the flu drain may have wound up propagating creating the ...

Medical Rick Pitino files lawsuit against University of Louisville Athletics Association
Author: 0 Rick Pitino files lawsuit against University of Louisville Athletics Association

The lawsuit claims the university breached Pitino's contract by not properly notifying him he was placed on leave and firing him without proper cause. Louisville has since announced that Bowen, a freshman, won't play for the school but can transfer if he wishes. Pitino's attorney Steve Pence said in a statement that the coach diligently supervised his staff and stressed compliance with NCAA rules.

Medical Woods solid in return to tournament golf
Author: 0 Woods solid in return to tournament golf

The former longtime world No. 1 and 14-time major champion shot a 1-under 35 on the front nine with a birdies at the par-5, 572-yard No. 3 and par-3, 216-yard No. Woods hasn't won a tournament since 2013 (when he won five), and it may be unrealistic to expect him to contend right away, but the way he is swinging the club this week offers optimism that he may finally be back to stay.

Medical Dogs are smarter than cats
Author: 0 Dogs are smarter than cats

They might chew your shoes, occasionally pee on the rug, or snarf down your entire dinner the minute you turn your head, but it turns out your family dog is measurably smarter than your cat. If an animal has more of these neurons, it would follow that they would be able to engage in more of these activities, so the study-for the first time ever-counted the number of these neurons in the brains of several animals.

Medical Facebook trains artificial intelligence to spot suicidal signs
Author: 0 Facebook trains artificial intelligence to spot suicidal signs

It said it is "using pattern recognition to detect posts or live videos where someone might be expressing thoughts of suicide, and to help respond to reports faster". This, the press release states, helps identify people who may need help but their post hasn't been reported by someone else. The new feature is meant to detect such posts before anyone reports them.

Medical Worker replaces Southee for Black Caps
Author: 0 Worker replaces Southee for Black Caps

However, the Jason Holder-led side has shown signs of improvement over the last 12 months, winning a Test in each of the four series they have contested. "Henry has been playing well for a long time and hasn't had the opportunities that he's deserved". Ferguson took seven wickets for New Zealand A against the West Indies at Lincoln and Williamson said he had been in rousing form.

Medical Supreme Court to hear plea on Padmavati movie today
Author: 0 Supreme Court to hear plea on Padmavati movie today

However, makers of the movie have denied the rumors by saying that all these reports are untrue and are baseless. While various historians claim that Rani Padmini didn't exist for real and was only a legend in the 1540 poem "Padmavat" by Malik Muhammad Jaysi, the Rajput groups are firm on their stand that the queen was real.

Medical Oregon St. to hire Husky OC Smith
Author: 0 Oregon St. to hire Husky OC Smith

Smith, who helped recruit quarterback Jake Browning to Washington after Browning originally committed to Boise State, oversaw the most explosive offense in UW history in 2016. While the Beavers' opening may not be at the top of most national lists regarding intrigue, Oregon State seemingly had a hire in place only to have the rug pulled out and that provided some interest on a grand scale.

Medical World Malaria Report 2017
Author: 0 World Malaria Report 2017

The information is supplemented by data from national household surveys and databases held by other organizations. "Countries with weak malaria surveillance systems include India and Nigeria, two major contributors to the global burden of malaria, with 8 per cent and 16 per cent of cases respectively detected by the surveillance system, " the report says.

Medical 6% of cancer cases linked to obesity or diabetes
Author: 0 6% of cancer cases linked to obesity or diabetes

A new study carried out by Imperial College London has revealed that diabetes and High Body Mass Index, BMI, contribute six percent to the global burden of cancer. " It is important that effective food policies are implemented to tackle the rising prevalence of diabetes, high BMI and the diseases related to these risk factors ".

Medical Buhari speaks on Libyan slave auction
Author: 0 Buhari speaks on Libyan slave auction

Meanwhile, the Libyan government said it has launched an investigation into the slave auctions, adding that the worldwide community needed to provide more support if it was going to tackle the problem. However, rights advocates caution that real action may be slow in coming. The report also quoted Human Rights Watch researcher Hanan Salah who said that "the people are rightfully outraged".

Medical Austin double helps Southampton to 4-1 win over Everton
Author: 0 Austin double helps Southampton to 4-1 win over Everton

Yet Unsworth , who has repeatedly said he wants the job while overseeing team affairs on a temporary basis, said he still did not know who that appointment would be. Despite Southampton's attacking struggles at home — it has failed to score 10 times in league games at its St Mary's stadium in 2017 — it was able to create chances easily on this occasion.

Medical Are Yetis Real? DNA Links Abominable Snowman To Himalayan Bears
Author: 0 Are Yetis Real? DNA Links Abominable Snowman To Himalayan Bears

The findings will soon appear in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B . " Our findings strongly suggest that the biological underpinnings of the Yeti legend can be found in local bears, and our study demonstrates that genetics should be able to unravel other, similar mysteries ", says lead scientist Charlotte Lindqvist , PhD, an associate professor of biological sciences in the University at Buffalo College of Arts and Sciences , and a visiting associate professor at Nanyang ...

Medical Central California deputies search for inmate with unusual face tattoos
Author: 0 Central California deputies search for inmate with unusual face tattoos

He rocks a tattoo that makes his face resemble a skull. Problem is, Corey Hughes has a pretty unique tattoo that could make it hard to hide from authorities or anyone for that matter! The Honor Farm, located south of Stockton, is a minimum-security facility that houses pretrial or sentence inmates that are usually low-risk and classified as non-violent, KCBS reported.

Author: 0 Viagra Can Now Be Sold Over The Counter In The UK

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA ) declared that it is reclassifying Viagra Connect pills in order to hand over the counter in pharmacies so it can be sold. Pharmacists will be given the privilege to determine whether a person is healthy enough to take the dose. Pharmacists will not sell the drug to men with severe cardiovascular disorders, high cardiovascular risk or severe kidney failure, or those taking specific interacting medications.

Medical HIV being caught sooner in more people, CDC says
Author: 0 HIV being caught sooner in more people, CDC says

In fact, a recent study conducted throughout several cities in the United States found that 29% of gay and bisexual men, 42% of injection drug users, and 59% of heterosexuals-all at increased risk for HIV-did not get tested within the a year ago.

Author: 0 Researchers seeing big jump in scarlet fever cases

Scarlet fever is a bacterial disease that usually affects children and produces a bright red rash covering most of the body. Historically a common cause of childhood death, scarlet fever had been declining over the past two centuries, according to the study, with any rise in cases typically following a "natural cyclical pattern" every four to six years.

Author: 0 US Has 'Turned the Corner' in Afghanistan, Top General Says

Since 2001, 1,863 US servicemembers have been killed in action in Afghanistan and more than 20,000 more have been wounded, according to Pentagon data. He said with the changes and global support the "momentum has shifted in their favor". He also said diplomatic, social and other forms of pressure will be applied to enablers of the enemy.

Medical Self-Taught Rocket Scientist Cancels First Phase Of Flat Earth Space Program
Author: 0 Self-Taught Rocket Scientist Cancels First Phase Of Flat Earth Space Program

But BLM objected to his Saturday launch plan, saying Hughes needed permission from it before he could carry out the launch at his chosen location, permission he didn't have. Still, Hughes has not relented in his quest to launch himself roughly 500 miles per hour on a mile-long flight across the sky above the Mojave Desert.

Medical Woman misses her flight, slaps Air India staffer
Author: 0 Woman misses her flight, slaps Air India staffer

The Ahmedabad-bound woman had to board the 5 am Delhi-Ahmedabad Air India flight 019 but reached the boarding area just after the gate closed. The police said the matter ended in a compromise, the police said. Following this, the woman slapped the official. "An argument and an altercation ensued", an Air India spokesperson said. The staffer in retaliation slapped her.

Medical FDA warns about 'bone treats' after reports of dog illnesses, deaths
Author: 0 FDA warns about 'bone treats' after reports of dog illnesses, deaths

In the consumer update, the FDA reportedly reviewed 68 cases of dog illnesses because they got sick after gnawing on dog bone treats. The Food and Drug Administration warned consumers not to buy commercial dog bones after several reports of illness and death of pets, the agency said in a notice this month.

Medical Oxford withdraws Aung San Suu Kyi's 'Freedom of the City' award
Author: 0 Oxford withdraws Aung San Suu Kyi's 'Freedom of the City' award

It is the latest snub for Ms Suu Kyi after her portrait was removed from her alma mater of St Hugh's College, where she studied for a degree in philosophy, politics and economics between 1964 and 1967. "Our reputation is tarnished by honouring those who turn a blind eye to violence". Peace can only be achieved through "justice and a respect for human rights", he said in an speech that also called for "respect for each ethnic group and its identity".

Medical Jimbo Fisher expected to take Texas A&M job
Author: 0 Jimbo Fisher expected to take Texas A&M job

Sumlin had two years remaining on his contract, and the Chronicle reported that the two sides will negotiate a $10 million buyout. Sumlin almost went to the SunDevils six years ago from UH before accepting the A&M job. "No matter who you are or what you do, you're able to live with yourself if you leave something better than it was when you got there", Sumlin said after the 24-point loss at LSU on Saturday.

Medical Tobacco companies must run ads about the dangers of smoking
Author: 0 Tobacco companies must run ads about the dangers of smoking

Federal district judge Gladys Kessler ruled in 2006 that they'd have to pay for and place the ads, but the companies kept tying things up with appeals. Now, after over a decade of delaying and appealing a ruling that said the tobacco industry would have to run its own ad campaign admitting its nefarious deeds, the companies have have made a killing by killing are finally being forced to come clean.

Medical 'Sacrificed To The Wolves': Nurse Fired After Tweet About White Babies
Author: 0 'Sacrificed To The Wolves': Nurse Fired After Tweet About White Babies

An Indiana hospital plans to investigate a tweet from one of its nurses calling for white women to sacrifice their sons, the hospital announced Saturday. The social media post, which was shared by a woman who went by the name Night Nurse, said white women raise sons that are a "detriment to society".

Medical Coins, needles removed from youth's body in Madhya Pradesh
Author: 0 Coins, needles removed from youth's body in Madhya Pradesh

Maqsood underwent an X ray and the cause behind his abdominal pain was identified as the presence of the surprising amount of metal inside his abdomen said Dr Priyank Sharma, attached to the Sanjay Gandhi Medical College and Hospital (SGMCH) who attended to Maqsood.

Medical Gujarat Assembly elections: Arvind Kejriwal asks voters to 'uproot' BJP
Author: 0 Gujarat Assembly elections: Arvind Kejriwal asks voters to 'uproot' BJP

Kejriwal was speaking at the Aam Aadmi Party's National Conference at the Ramlila Maidan in New Delhi on the occasion of the AAP's fifth anniversary. Scores of AAP volunteers and party leaders from several parts of the country were present for the national convention. "We have to find the right way", the AAP leader said.

Medical Kohli double ton helps India to 405-run lead
Author: 0 Kohli double ton helps India to 405-run lead

He walked off to a standing ovation from a raucous crowd. Pujara was dismissed three overs before the end of the lunch session. He has also achieved double centuries against the West Indies, New Zealand, England and Bangladesh . Sri Lanka and India plans to expedited delayed projects agreed in April 2017, and also take forward talks on a free trade deal, Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe had said at the end of an official visit to India .

Medical 'Anti-Terrorism' Muslim Alliance Meets in Saudi, Qatar Excluded
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Several observers have referred to the coalition is an "Islamic Nato". Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has vowed during the Islamic Military Counter Terrorism Coalition's forum to end terrorism which has mutilated the image of Islam and terrorized innocent people all over the world.

Medical Alleged husband killer arraigned, remanded in prison
Author: 0 Alleged husband killer arraigned, remanded in prison

Maryam's lawyer, Hussein Musa had asked the court to let the defendant be in police custody, arguing that she is still a nursing mother and would be improper to be remanded in prison custody. He insisted that once an accused was arraigned, the proper place of custody was the prison and not the custody of the investigating agency. Justice Yusuf thereafter adjourned till December 7 for hearing of the matter.

Medical Delhi Metro loses three lakh commuters after steep fare hike
Author: 0 Delhi Metro loses three lakh commuters after steep fare hike

The minimum fare is Rs 10 (up to 2 km), while the maximum fare is Rs 60 (beyond 32 km). The dip in the month of October is its steepest ever. Daily ridership had also fallen in June 2017 by almost 1.5 lakh when compared with June 2016, and by around 0.8 lakh over the previous month.

Medical Florida to meet with UCF head coach Scott Frost this weekend
Author: 0 Florida to meet with UCF head coach Scott Frost this weekend

Kelly, who is now an analyst for ESPN , is also moving on to other potential landing spots with UCLA as the front runner if he decides to return to coaching. Frost is a former Ducks assistant who was on Kelly's staff. He was previously an assistant with OR from 2009 to 2015, working under Kelly until the latter left for the National Football League in 2013.

Medical Nearly fifty percent of cancer in the U.S. related to lifestyle patterns
Author: 0 Nearly fifty percent of cancer in the U.S. related to lifestyle patterns

That's less than commonly-cited estimates from more than 35 years ago, a result of new research methods and changes in American society. This includes, of course, giving up smoking and opting for a healthier diet , but it also suggests taking regular screenings, especially if you are at a high risk.

Medical Old Sacramento kicks off holiday season with Christmas tree lighting
Author: 0 Old Sacramento kicks off holiday season with Christmas tree lighting

The Salem Youth Council will be serving hot chocolate and doughnuts. The event will be held 5-9 p.m. November 24 around Penn Square, King and Queen streets. Alpine will turn on the city's lights in a ceremony in Legacy Park. For more information on Letters From Santa, visit the USPS website . 542-7408.

Medical Drinking Four Cups Of Coffee A Day May Have Health Benefits
Author: 0 Drinking Four Cups Of Coffee A Day May Have Health Benefits

Early risers will be happy to hear that drinking more coffee isn't necessarily a bad thing, following research which has found that three to four cups a day offers "the greatest benefit" to caffeine lovers. "There is a balance of risks in life, and the benefits of moderate consumption of coffee seem to outweigh the risks", said Roderick. "But there is the possibility that the association with better health is due to something else that coffee drinkers are more likely to do".

Medical Boko Haram responsible for 357 deaths in 2017 - Amnesty Int.
Author: 0 Boko Haram responsible for 357 deaths in 2017 - Amnesty Int.

The death toll in Tuesday's suicide bombing of a mosque has risen to 60, and combined with another separate shooting attack by unknown gunmen on nomadic Fulani herdsmen in Adamawa State's Numan local government area which killed 45 people, the number of reported fatalities now stands at 105.

Medical Health department reports increase in flu cases
Author: 0 Health department reports increase in flu cases

Smith said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that November 27 through December 2 is being observed as National Influenza Vaccination Week. The healthcare sector regulator explained that the flu vaccination is available for all, with priority given to groups at high risk including the elderly, those with chronic diseases, pregnant women and children under five, as well as people working in healthcare.

Medical Sensex trading higher, Nifty above 10350 level; Infosys top gainer
Author: 0 Sensex trading higher, Nifty above 10350 level; Infosys top gainer

Both Nifty and Sensex gained for the sixth straight day, thus recovering from last week's slump which saw Sensex tanking more than 1,000 points in three days. "Benchmark indices traded in a narrow range where markets did not do much for the entire day". At 10 AM: Markets continued to trade in green. Sector-wise, the S&P BSE IT index rose by 139.62 points, followed by consumer durables index by 89.74 points and capital goods index by 81.91 points.

Medical Cinnamon may be the secret to weight loss this holiday season
Author: 0 Cinnamon may be the secret to weight loss this holiday season

Professor Jun Wu, researcher from the University of MI, has gained a better understanding of how these essential oils can help maintain human body weight. Jun Wu said in a statement given to Michigan News that, "It's only been relatively recently that energy surplus has become a problem. So, any energy-consuming process usually turns off the moment the body doesn't need it".

Medical Delhi: 4-yr-old sexually assaults classmate; case registered
Author: 0 Delhi: 4-yr-old sexually assaults classmate; case registered

When the mother approached the school authorities, they allegedly did not cooperate and asked her to give a written complaint. The girl, who is of the same age, allegedly came home complaining of pain in her private parts. Her mother said the boy unbuttoned her daughter's trousers, touched her bloomers and put his finger inside. The mother met a counsellor from the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) and registered a case against the school administration.

Medical Company fires about 50 workers for refusing to get flu shot
Author: 0 Company fires about 50 workers for refusing to get flu shot

The company said in a statement that 99 percent of its 13,900 employees either received the vaccine , have been exempted or are in the process of filing for exemption. He cited CDC research showing this year's vaccine is expected to be 60 percent effective against the flu. But the new policy has some workers speaking out against the move.

Medical Different types of alcohol trigger different emotional responses
Author: 0 Different types of alcohol trigger different emotional responses

Their answers showed that they attributed different emotions - energised, relaxed, sexy, confident and exhausted, aggressive, ill, restless, and tearful - to different types of alcohol . He said: "Spirits are often consumed more quickly and have much higher concentrations of alcohol in them". This can result in a quicker stimulating effect as blood alcohol levels increase.

Medical TalkSPORT 2 Champions League commentary on November 21, 2017
Author: 0 TalkSPORT 2 Champions League commentary on November 21, 2017

Third-placed Dortmund must beat Group H leaders Spurs and hope Real Madrid fail to win at APOEL, also on Tuesday, to keep alive their thin hopes of reaching the last 16. "The team stepped up and after Saturday we were ready to compete here in a hard game against a hard team and we are so proud". "They were fit [to play against Arsenal], both Dele Alli and Harry Kane", Pochettino said.

Medical Denver Broncos to Start Paxton Lynch In Week 12
Author: 0 Denver Broncos to Start Paxton Lynch In Week 12

Osweiler had previously replaced Trevor Siemian , who started the Broncos' first seven games of the season after beating out Lynch in training camp. He lost the starting quarterback job to Siemian past year and an injury to his throwing shoulder has kept him out since August.