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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.

Medical Korea Placed on EU Blacklist of 17 Tax Havens
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.

Medical Philippines government investigates Dengvaxia dengue vaccine
Author: 0 Philippines government investigates Dengvaxia dengue vaccine

A statement from Sanofi said the long-term trial results highlighted "the complex nature" of dengue infection as it proposed a "label update" on the use of the vaccine . The WHO said on Monday it hoped to review safety data this month on Sanofi's dengue vaccine which the company said was approved in 19 countries and launched in 11.

Medical Pope says his defence of Rohingya got through in Burma
Author: 0 Pope says his defence of Rohingya got through in Burma

But he did not specifically mention the Rohingya, a Muslim minority from Rakhine state. This photo combo of two images show Pope John Paul II riding in a three-wheeled bicycle rickshaw at the Vatican Mission in Dhaka, Bangladesh, during his one-day visit to the city, on November 19, 1986, on left and Pope Francis riding a traditional Bangladesh rickshaw as he arrives at an interfaith and ecumenical meeting for peace in the garden of the archbishop's residence, in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Friday, ...

Medical Clemson earns one-seed in Playoff, facing Alabama in Sugar Bowl
Author: 0 Clemson earns one-seed in Playoff, facing Alabama in Sugar Bowl

Alabama defeated Clemson 45-40 in the National Championship at the end of the 2015 season in Phoenix, Arizona, while the Tigers won past year 35-31 in Tampa, Fla. Maybe they won a scratchoff on a game devised by the College Football Playoff selection committee called "Flamin' Fours". For a chance at the national championship and they do without having to face Georgia along the way.

Medical Biocon surgest 15% on USFDA approval
Author: 0 Biocon surgest 15% on USFDA approval

Ogivri has been approved for all indications included in the label of the reference product, Herceptin, including for the treatment of HER2-overexpressing breast cancer and metastatic stomach cancer (gastric or gastroesophageal junction adenocarcinoma).

Medical Bryan Singer Fired From Directing Queen Biopic After On-Set Chaos
Author: 0 Bryan Singer Fired From Directing Queen Biopic After On-Set Chaos

Malek complained to the studio, charging Singer with not being present on set, unreliability and unprofessionalism. Tom Hollander also reportedly quit his role as band manager Jim Beach before being convinced to return to the movie. His prolonged absence was the final straw, and so the studio chose to terminate his contract. Singer failed to arrive on set after the Thanksgiving break.

Medical 2.0 postponed to release in April
Author: 0 2.0 postponed to release in April

The movie, which was supposed to release in December this year, was shifted to a 26 January release due to post-production work. Renowned critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh took the new release date to Twitter and announced the breaking news.

Medical How eating cheese daily can actually improve your health
Author: 0 How eating cheese daily can actually improve your health

Cheese also helps to improve the good cholesterol that helps to body and controls the bad cholesterol, the scientists revel. While plenty of research has suggested that the tasty dairy product may not be great for us, the new findings will be music to the ears of cheese lovers.

Medical Arctic cold snap to bring snow and 60mph winds next week
Author: 0 Arctic cold snap to bring snow and 60mph winds next week

Most of the Twin Cities area should see less than an inch beginning Monday evening, but as much as eight or more inches is possible in northern Minnesota, according to the National Weather Service . There is a slight chance of overnight showers, increasing to an 80 percent chance of occasional showers throughout the day on Tuesday . Highest temperatures of 3 to 6 degrees with light westerly winds, gradually backing southerly.

Medical It's not too late for a flu shot, as cases rise
Author: 0 It's not too late for a flu shot, as cases rise

Anthony Fauci told WTOP . The costs of flu vaccines vary on insurance plans, but many planes cover the vaccines at no cost, according to Crow. The flu season has not yet brought any surprises, Hoyano said. CDC recommends that people get a flu vaccine by the end of October, if possible. The vaccine now being administered to Americans uses the same formulation.

Medical Science has determined which pet is smarter, cats or dogs
Author: 0 Science has determined which pet is smarter, cats or dogs

Dogs, it turns out, have about twice the number of neurons in their cerebral cortexes than what cats have, which suggests they could be about twice as intelligent. The good news for cat lovers is that cats have about the same number of those neurons as bears even though a bear's brain is about ten times larger.

Medical Dengue fever vaccine scare after warnings
Author: 0 Dengue fever vaccine scare after warnings

As Reuters and several other news outlets have reported, France's Sanofi Pasteur released a statement that said a 6-year analysis of people who received the vaccine found more severe disease occurred in people who initially were naïve to the virus.

Author: 0 Philip Morris International INC (PM) Position Raised by Iberiabank Corp

Inc.'s holdings in Philip Morris International were worth $4,972,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. (NYSE: SRC ) are $8.43 and $8.09. Haverford Trust owns 11,972 shares. Apache Corp (NYSE:APA) was raised too. (NYSE:PM). Pioneer Inv Inc invested 0% of its portfolio in Philip Morris International Inc.

Medical FAU Owls win Conference USA Championship
Author: 0 FAU Owls win Conference USA Championship

FAU freshman linebacker Akileis Leroy (36) slide tackles North Texas freshman running back Evan Johnson (26) after he attempts to go for a first down. The Owls are averaging 283.2 yards rushing and 196.8 yards passing so far this season. The North Texas Mean Green are 3-3 while on the road this season, 7-1 against conference opponents and 2-2 against non-conference opponents.

Medical Pentagon withdraws plan to ban use of cluster bombs
Author: 0 Pentagon withdraws plan to ban use of cluster bombs

Over 100 countries, including most members of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, have called for a ban on the controversial weapon and human rights groups have expressed concerns over civilian casualties resulting from cluster bombs. Pentagon officials don't know when a safer cluster bomb will become available, but after a months-long policy review, chose to shelve the 2019 deadline.

Medical Microsoft increases pay package to IIT Madras students
Author: 0 Microsoft increases pay package to IIT Madras students

The start of first round has already commenced and compared to last year, this year brought in quite an elite offers with America's Microsoft making a handsome pay package of around $215,000 which is approximately to Rs 1.39 crore per annum.

Medical New dengue vaccine could worsen disease in some people
Author: 0 New dengue vaccine could worsen disease in some people

As Reuters and several other news outlets have reported, France's Sanofi Pasteur released a statement that said a 6-year analysis of people who received the vaccine found more severe disease occurred in people who initially were naïve to the virus.

Medical This Is How Smartphone Addiction Ruins Your Life
Author: 0 This Is How Smartphone Addiction Ruins Your Life

We can find many people glued to a small electronic device here and there. "There have been various examinations distributed [that link] dependence on liquor and different substances with chemical imbalances in various areas of the brain, yet this is the main study I've perused about web fixation" that shows such a connection, Wintermark revealed to Live Science.

Medical FBI makes arrest in Wake Robin ricin investigation
Author: 0 FBI makes arrest in Wake Robin ricin investigation

Betty Miller, who lived in the Wake Robin retirement community, is expected to make an initial appearance in U.S. District court Friday afternoon. A release from the Federal Bureau of Investigation said agents and officials with the Vermont Department of Health interviewed Miller at the University of Vermont Medical Center where she said she was interested in plant-based poisons and used the Internet to learn how to create ricin.