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Medical Why man flu is not to be sneezed at
Author: 0 Why man flu is not to be sneezed at

An American study revealed that men died more often from flu compared with same-age women, regardless of underlying heart disease, cancer, chronic respiratory diseases and kidney diseases. Men also had to compete with other men - the "live hard, die young" strategy - that led to "less investment in immunity". "The whole point of doing this article is to prove that men are not wimps".

Medical 'Labor of love' keeps ND Christmas tree farmers going
Author: 0 'Labor of love' keeps ND Christmas tree farmers going

Joe Walters said other than considering height and width, Christmas tree hunters should also pay attention to the fullness and roundness of the branches, and the top. I have just a few of them. "Douglas fir are popular because they have a attractive shape; they are natural; they are easy to decorate". A tree you cut yourself is also fresher, while stores are selling trees cut in October.

Medical Tollywood Comedian Vijay Sai Found Dead In His Apartment In Hyderabad
Author: 0 Tollywood Comedian Vijay Sai Found Dead In His Apartment In Hyderabad

Apparently, Vanitha harassed Vijay by slandering him. The court granted him access to his daughter every Sunday. "Two days ago, Vanitha came and took away his car", the mother wept. We have a WhatsApp group through which we keep in touch with each other. At around 9.30 a.m, Vijay left a message- "Vijay no more" on a Whatsapp group.

Medical CBSE 10th & 12th Practical Exam Dates Announced
Author: 0 CBSE 10th & 12th Practical Exam Dates Announced

As per the recent updates on the official CBSE site, the board has not only released the date sheet for 10th and 12th board exams but has also published the marking scheme for the boards. The official schedule for the board theory exams is expected to be out by mid-January. The CBSE is likely to release the CBSE Board Exam time table 2018 by last week of December / First week of January (tentatively).

Medical Charlie Sheen Sues National Enquirer for Defamation Over Corey Haim Allegation
Author: 0 Charlie Sheen Sues National Enquirer for Defamation Over Corey Haim Allegation

The National Enquirer ran a story last month alleging that then 19-year-old Sheen had sodomized Haim after the pair smoked marijuana together back in the 1980s when they were working on the film " Lucas ". She also denied a report that Sheen had abused Haim, saying , "When my son was 13, he's not gonna go and ask Charlie Sheen to go and sleep with him".

Medical Flu season expected to be extra bad this year
Author: 0 Flu season expected to be extra bad this year

And three states - Louisiana, Mississippi, and SC - have high levels of flu already this year. "We are starting to see an uptick in flu cases in MS", said Tupelo infectious disease specialist Dr. But the reason the 2017 shot isn't preventing as many cases of the H3N2 strain is that while scientists were growing the virus in chicken eggs, that strain mutated.

Medical Iraq holds victory parade to celebrate victory over Islamic State
Author: 0 Iraq holds victory parade to celebrate victory over Islamic State

However, Turnbull said while the Iraqi government's announcement was a "historic moment", the liberation of Iraq "does not mean the fight against terrorism and ISIS in Iraq is over". Iraqi Lt. Gen. Abdul-Amir Rasheed Yar Allah said the army now controls all Iraqi lands and the Iraqi-Syrian border. Iraqi forces have recaptured all territories overran by ISIL in northern and western Iraq in 2014.

Medical Majority of Americans Skeptical of Tax Bill — USA Today Poll
Author: 0 Majority of Americans Skeptical of Tax Bill — USA Today Poll

A stunning 41 percent of voters says that tax reform will increase their taxes, while just 20 percent say their taxes will fall, according to according to the most recent Quinnipiac poll . Not only will a majority of households see their taxes go up, the plan passed by Senate Republicans would eliminate health insurance for 13 million people.

Medical Lactalis faces worldwide recall of products in salmonella scare
Author: 0 Lactalis faces worldwide recall of products in salmonella scare

The French company, one of the largest dairy groups in the world, said it has been warned by health authorities in France that 26 infants have become sick since December 1. Lactalis' initial recall of 12 products was deemed " not sufficient " to manage the contamination risk, according to French regulator the Ministre des Solidarités et de la Santé (Ministry of Social Affairs and Health).

Medical Surprising intercourse abuse and drug habit of porn star
Author: 0 Surprising intercourse abuse and drug habit of porn star

None of my aggression was directed at August nor her ability to consent to who she decides to work with, ' he wrote. Hopefully, this allows us to reflect on the choices we make on social media. "Most girls don't shoot with guys who have shot gay porn, for safety". The exact cause of death now remains unknown but police have said there is no indication of foul play, according to the Evening Standard .

Medical Georgia 'Toff' Toffolo crowned I'm A Celebrity's Queen of the Jungle
Author: 0 Georgia 'Toff' Toffolo crowned I'm A Celebrity's Queen of the Jungle

Toff took part in John T-Revolting, where she was put in a transparent box that eventually filled with biting green ants, soldier crabs, cockroaches yabbies, mud crabs, spiders and scorpions in order to win the starters. "Sorry, I don't know what to say, I'm really shocked". The MIC star pipped actor Jamie and radio host Iain Lee to the title, after winning over viewers with her sense of humour and constantly positive attitude.

Medical Victory over West Brom vital for Swansea, says Paul Clement
Author: 0 Victory over West Brom vital for Swansea, says Paul Clement

We were a bit unlucky with the goal, we've been caught under the ball a bit and we've gone to block it and somehow it's found a gap to go through. "It could've been a 2-0 win, but we'll take that the way we've been playing and the results we've had recently".

Medical Atiku Abubakar arrives PDP convention in Abuja
Author: 0 Atiku Abubakar arrives PDP convention in Abuja

Some of the clauses amended were Sections 8 and 50 to ease the process of rejoining the party by former members who left the party for one reason or the other. Our major opponent has not been able to achieve this feat and I join millions of our party members to congratulate the Ahmed Makarfi-led national caretaker committee.

Medical Roque: Duterte assessing need to extend martial law in Mindanao
Author: 0 Roque: Duterte assessing need to extend martial law in Mindanao

Alvarez has said it would be best to ask the people from Mindanao regarding the matter because they would know better. Duterte declared martial law in the entire island of Mindanao last May 23 when the war against the Daesh-inspired terrorists led by the Maute group erupted.

Medical United Nations secretary-general welcomes holding of state, federal elections in Nepal
Author: 0 United Nations secretary-general welcomes holding of state, federal elections in Nepal

Former Nepali prime minister K.P. Oli on Sunday looked set for a return to power after winning his seat in parliament and his Communist UML party and Maoist allies on course to win a majority. CPN (UML ) has won 52 and is leading in 30. Left alliance has won 126 and leading in 74. In the assembly, 165 seats are directly elected and 110 are allocated to parties based on proportional representation.

Medical Human Rights Day 2017 observed globally
Author: 0 Human Rights Day 2017 observed globally

These rights include, but are not limited to, freedom from slavery and torment, freedom of speech , the right to work, the right to education, and many more. This year Human Rights Day will kick off a year-long campaign to mark the upcoming 70 anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights .

Medical Lilac Fire evacuee reunited with horse she feared died in blaze
Author: 0 Lilac Fire evacuee reunited with horse she feared died in blaze

On Friday, President Donald Trump approved a disaster relief plan in response to the six wildfires burning in Southern California. The Lilac fire is one of a half-dozen major fires burning across Ventura, San Diego, Los Angeles and Riverside counties , and comes as the National Weather Service extended a red-flag fire warning to Sunday.

Medical Weather warnings remain in place with snow set to continue
Author: 0 Weather warnings remain in place with snow set to continue

An amber warning for snow will be in place for the region between 3am and 6pm in response to a forecast of frequent snow showers. The Met Office forecast snow showers for parts of Scotland , Northern Ireland, Wales, northern England and the Midlands with yellow and amber severe weather warnings issued for today and tomorrow.

Medical Steinhoff Share Price Plunge Nears 90% as Debt Cut to Junk
Author: 0 Steinhoff Share Price Plunge Nears 90% as Debt Cut to Junk

South Africa's Finance Minister, Malusi Gigaba, on Thursday said he was gravely concerned by the developments of accounting irregularities at Steinhoff International Holdings in its recent financial statements. The Pretoria-based Financial Services Board has started an independent probe into possible false and misleading financial reports, while the Public Investment Corp., Steinhoff's second-largest shareholder and a manager of South African government-worker pension funds, said it's ...

Medical Philippines to seek refund of $59 million from Sanofi amid vaccine risk
Author: 0 Philippines to seek refund of $59 million from Sanofi amid vaccine risk

Sanofi, which had earlier aggressively pushed Dengvaxia, is now saying that its vaccine should only be used by those who had previously been infected with dengue. "This is part of our commitment to the parents and children who were immunized with the anti-dengue vaccines", he said. Cebu Provincial Health office chief, Dr.

Medical EA Announces Release Date For A Way Out
Author: 0 EA Announces Release Date For A Way Out

If you are interested in the Hazelight Studios project you should be attentive, since A Way Out will debut on March 23, 2018 , on Xbox One, PlayStation, and PC. Today at The Game Awards 2017, the narrative-driven EA Originals title, A Way Out, announced that players can download the friends pass free trial for players to enjoy the entire co-op experience with a friend who has purchased the full game.

Medical Abductors of Plateau PDP Chair want N100m
Author: 0 Abductors of Plateau PDP Chair want N100m

John Akans, spokesman of the PDP in Plateau, said no contact had been established with the abductors. "To say the least I am most saddened by this act of inhumanity to man that must be condemned totally". According to reports, the former Minister left Jos around 2 pm en route to Abuja for the party's National Convention slated for Saturday, December 9th, 2017.

Medical Ryan Reynolds Will Play Pikachu in Live-Action Pokémon Movie
Author: 0 Ryan Reynolds Will Play Pikachu in Live-Action Pokémon Movie

The film will follow Smith's character who attempts to find his kidnapped father and enlists the help of Detective Pikachu to get the job done. First introduced in Japan in 1996, Pokemon has seen almost 300 million video games sold worldwide, 23 billion cards shipped to 74 countries, and an animated series spanning 20 seasons.

Medical Bel-Air fire: 4 homes destroyed, 475 acres burned
Author: 0 Bel-Air fire: 4 homes destroyed, 475 acres burned

The fire north of San Diego, driven by winds above 35 miles per hour (56 kph), razed rows of trailer homes in the retirement community, leaving charred and mangled metal in its wake. "And (the firefighters) were like, 'Get out, get out, get out, '" Patricia Padilla told the Los Angeles Times . "In Southern California we've had virtually no rain, and it's still a very high-danger area".

Medical India have great chance of maiden series win in South Africa: Dravid
Author: 0 India have great chance of maiden series win in South Africa: Dravid

The third and the final Test will be played at Johannesburg from January 24. We fully support him, and I think he will make a comeback. "Technically, I don't know what is going wrong", admitted Pujara. Technically, I really don't need to tell him what he has to do. There have to be questions asked of the fielding coach and the management because their technique remains largely faulty: fielders keep getting up too early and hands remain just as hard.

Medical Growth in health spending slows
Author: 0 Growth in health spending slows

Authors of the CMS report said spending growth slowed past year for all three major categories of medical goods and services - hospitals, physician/clinical services and retail prescription drugs - for the first time since 2010. Spending on private health insurance rose 5.1 percent to $1.1 trillion, which was slower than the 6.9 percent growth in 2015. The cost of health as a share of the economy increased 0.2 points to 17.9 percent from 17.7 percent in 2015.

Medical Health officials: Flu shot may only be 10% effective this season
Author: 0 Health officials: Flu shot may only be 10% effective this season

Reports from Australia have caused mounting concern, with record-high numbers of laboratory-confirmed influenza notifications and outbreaks and higher-than-average numbers of hospitalizations and deaths and that the vaccine, which is similar to the one being used in the US had only a 10 percent effectiveness.

Medical Facebook launched messenger for kids
Author: 0 Facebook launched messenger for kids

For the first time, Facebook is now offering a solution for kids to use its messaging platform, introducing Messenger Kids . Facebook's approach may encourage companies to create safer, more limited and legally compliant services for kids, said Larry Magid, chief executive of the nonprofit ConnectSafely.org , one of many organizations Facebook briefed on the product ahead of its launch.

Medical Low-calorie diet shown to reverse type 2 diabetes
Author: 0 Low-calorie diet shown to reverse type 2 diabetes

He says that their approach differs from the conventional way of managing type 2 diabetes in that it focuses "on the need for long-term maintenance of weight loss through diet and exercise and encourage [s] flexibility to optimize individual results".

Medical Buhari scores his Administration, Says he has performed well
Author: 0 Buhari scores his Administration, Says he has performed well

Others who received the President include Aliko Dangote, Alhaji Aminu Dantata, President of Azman Air, Alhaji Abdulmunaf Sarina. President Buhari commissions another Ganduje projectAt the Kano Prisons, Buhari gives one of the freed inmates some transport money.

Medical Eating cheese every day may be good for you
Author: 0 Eating cheese every day may be good for you

They say those who got the most benefit were eating an ounce-and-a-half a day of cheese a day, about the size of a matchbook. This basically means that higher quantities of cheese aren't necessarily better. "Cheese can be high in probiotics, which tend to put you in less of an inflammatory state", Dr. Allan Stewart told Time . While it may seem like a lot of the dairy product, it's an average of 36 grams per day, which is slightly less than the amount recommended by researchers.

Medical Record-breaking python caught and killed in Florida Everglades
Author: 0 Record-breaking python caught and killed in Florida Everglades

A snake measuring more than 17 feet and bagged last week is the longest ever caught in Florida's Python Elimination Program . WTSP reported that the previous record was held by famed python hunter Dusty "Wildman" Crum, who brought in a 16-foot, 11-inch python that weighed 122 pounds in November .

Medical Small risk of breast cancer seen with hormone contraceptives
Author: 0 Small risk of breast cancer seen with hormone contraceptives

Other studies have shown hormonal birth control may lower the risk for ovarian and endometrial cancer. The study is published today (Dec. 6) in The New England Journal of Medicine . There was optimism that newer, low-dose contraceptives would lower the breast cancer risk, but these results have dashed those hopes, said Gaudet, who wasn't involved in the research.

Author: 0 Korea Placed on EU Blacklist of 17 Tax Havens

Other critics pointed to other countries missing from the list, such as the Bahamas, Malta, Ireland and the British Virgin Islands - to mention just a few. "Tax havens will not disappear from our radars and we will keep the pressure on", he said. The Council concluded that these countries are non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes because they did not meet Council criteria established in November 2016 and did not provide a sufficient commitment to meet these criteria in the future.

Medical TVS Apache RR 310 launched at Rs. 2.05 lakh
Author: 0 TVS Apache RR 310 launched at Rs. 2.05 lakh

According to TVS Motor Company, President and Chief Executive Officer, KN Radhakrishnan, the new motorcycle shares a "common platform" between the two companies. Staying true to 35 years of TVS Racing pedigree, the TVS Apache RR 310 comes with an all-new, race origin, light-weight trellis-frame chassis for enhanced stiffness in straights, and flex for dynamic cornering capability, that result in best-in-class riding dynamics.

Medical Osmania University Students Protest After Student Hangs Himself in Hostel
Author: 0 Osmania University Students Protest After Student Hangs Himself in Hostel

The protesting students claimed that more than 150 students were taken into custody late on Sunday; the police stated that they took 51 students into preventive custody. "We demand an investigation into the circumstances that led to the student's suicide and the lathi charge by the police by a sitting or retired judge of the High Court", said Prof Battu Satyanarayana, President, OUTA.

Author: 0 Millions of babies are breathing in toxic air, UNICEF report says

There are 136 million children under the age of 1 globally, which means one in eight are being exposed to toxic air, the United Nations children's fund said. Babies in South Asia are worst affected, with more than 12 million living in areas with pollution six times higher than safe levels. "A lot of focus goes on making sure children have good quality education - but also important is the development of the brain itself", Rees added.

Medical Quake of magnitude 5 strikes North India, tremors felt in Delhi-NCR
Author: 0 Quake of magnitude 5 strikes North India, tremors felt in Delhi-NCR

As per the reports, of the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre, the quake was felt in different parts of the India and the epicentre was 121km, East of Dehradun. The hill state, a part of the Himalayan region, falls under a high seismic zone. Many people took to Twitter just after they felt the natural disaster.

Author: 0 Bengaluru Ola cab driver harasses and molests woman passenger

However, the cab driver allegedly continued to approach her in an indecent manner despite her warnings. A similar disgusting shameful incident was reported from Hyderabad where the 26-year-old Uber driver was arrested after the woman passenger on board filed a complaint against the driver.

Medical SWAT And Westworld Production Suspended Due To Wildfires, Get The Details
Author: 0 SWAT And Westworld Production Suspended Due To Wildfires, Get The Details

Los Angeles County is now facing two major fires as of Tuesday: the 11,000-acre Creek Fire and the 1,000-acre Rye Fire. In addition, production on CBS drama S.W.A.T. They said filming would return to normal when the fires subsided. Authorities are warning of "extreme fire danger" in the "multi-day event" that could last until Thursday amid strong coastal winds and a dry spell in the region.

Medical Missing Girls Found in Raid on Cult Compound
Author: 0 Missing Girls Found in Raid on Cult Compound

Two Utah men, one a self-styled prophet, were under arrest Tuesday after a search near a remote, makeshift compound turned up four girls whose fathers were in an upstart group with beliefs in polygamy and doomsday, police and relatives said.

Medical N'Zonzi NOT in London for Arsenal, Liverpool talks confirms Berizzo
Author: 0 N'Zonzi NOT in London for Arsenal, Liverpool talks confirms Berizzo

N'Zonzi was in London on Monday. The futures of Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil are still nowhere near to being resolved, with incomings very likely during the second transfer window of the season. Adapt to what the coach asks and I always did, I think my situation is unfair". The former England coach signed N'Zonzi from Amiens for Blackburn in a £500,000 deal during June 2009 and the midfielder quickly became an integral part of the Rovers squad.

Medical National Influenza Vaccination Week
Author: 0 National Influenza Vaccination Week

Long before the beginning of the flu season, scientists try to determine which strains of the virus will be most prevalent during a given season and concoct a vaccine with those strains in mind. According to the CDC, flu activity most commonly peaks in the US between December and February. The Northern Kentucky Health Department is tracking flu cases.

Medical Commotion At Wadata Plaza As Atikku Visits Makarfi
Author: 0 Commotion At Wadata Plaza As Atikku Visits Makarfi

Abubakar made the appeal during his first appearance at the party's National Secretariat, Abuja, with a crowd of supporters, three days after declaring his return to the party. He urged other defectors to return and help build the party. It is believed that Atiku's resignation from the ruling party was timed to coincide with the PDP convention where he is expected to seek the support of the party members towards his quest to be elected as the party's presidential candidate.

Medical Gauteng at centre of Listeriosis outbreak
Author: 0 Gauteng at centre of Listeriosis outbreak

By the end of last month, 557 cases had been confirmed, compared with about 80 cases annually in past years. Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has confirmed a countrywide outbreak of foodborne Listeria. While anyone could contract the disease‚ those who could most easily contract it are newborns‚ the elderly‚ pregnant women‚ and people with weak immunity‚ such as those with HIV‚ diabetes‚ cancer‚ and chronic liver or kidney disease.