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Swine flu toll climbs to 220, 15 more test positive in Gujarat

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The Health Ministry said seven new cases of H1N1 infection were detected in the last two days, Efe news cited the Global New Light of Myanmar as saying. Two deaths were reported from Kutch, one death each was reported from Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, Gir Somnath, Sabarkantha and Surat. Appearing for the petitioner, lawyer K.R. Read More »

CDC: More US teens are dying of opioid overdose

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The report attributes most of the deaths to opioids , specifically heroin . That year, 772 teens died of drug overdoses . While the overdose death rate was 3.1 per 100,000 teens in 2014, this rate rose to 3.7 in 2015. At the same time, fewer teens are using illicit drugs other than marijuana . The trend prompted researchers to question whether smartphones might be replacing the inclination of previous generations of teens to abuse drugs. Read More »

South Korea takes down Gilas Pilipinas, 118-86

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But Romeo has been hailed as this tournament's biggest star and labeled by the article as the Philippines' new face in global basketball because of his "overflowing swagger, slick ball-handling and streaky shooting", according to the article. Read More »

SC orders NIA probe into Hadiya case

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The Kerala High Court had nullified the marriage of the converted girl with Jahan. A bench of Chief Justice of India J S Khehar and Justice D Y Chandrachud, while ordering the NIA probe, also appointed retired SC judge, Justice R V Raveendran, to monitor the probe. Read More »

Researchers Use Plants in New Polio Vaccine

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This technology is not limited to polio or even just to vaccines but they can make a vaccine against most viruses, like they have used plants to make antibodies like those that being used in cancer therapy. The results are outlined in the journal Nature communications Plant-made Polio 3 stabilised VLPs - a candidate synthetic Polio vaccine. "Through information gained at Diamond, we also verified that these have essentially the same structure as the native virus to ensure an appropriate ... Read More »

Rahul opens Indira Canteens in Bengaluru

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AICC Vice-President Rahul Gandhi inaugurated 'Indira Canteen , ' the controversial but ambitious programme of Chief Minister Siddharamaiah, at Kanakanapalya, near Ashoka Pillar in Jayanagar, here this morning. It will also help the people to concentrate on the work they are doing for the economic development of the country instead of worrying to earn for two meals a day, which is very important for survival. Read More »

Jays' Marco Estrada reportedly claimed off waivers by unknown team

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Don't get your hopes up, Toronto Blue Jays fans. "There's a lot of smiles, a lot of cheering going right now. That's important. ... We're all aware of what we've gone through over the last 10 games". Those runs proved crucial after Toronto's Josh Donaldson hit a three-run home run in the bottom of the frame to pull Toronto to within two of the lead. Read More »

Pourquoi l'autocollant Jiftip n'est pas un bon moyen de contraception — Sexe

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Ce sticker à coller sur le pénis ne protégerait ni du VIH, ni des d'autres IST . D'après les fabricants, le Jiftip (c'est son nom) est efficace pour retenir l'urine et le sperme durant l'acte sexuel: un contraceptif révolutionnaire qui ne perturbe pas le plaisir, c'est le rêve, non? "Ce sticker présenté comme une révolution pour remplacer le préservatif ne protège pas du VIH/autres IST ", écrit l'association Aides sur son compte twitter. Read More »

Un deuxième cas de chikungunya détecté en moins d'une semaine — Var

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Les deux malades habitent le même quartier, dans un lotissement du Cannet-des-Maures. Les lieux de résidence des personnes atteintes et les lieux qu'elles ont fréquentés ont été démoustiqués . Le virus, qui se transmet par les piqûres du moustique tigre , s'est rapidement propagé à une deuxième personne. Il "provoque chez les patients des douleurs articulaires aiguës qui peuvent être persistantes", prévient l'Institut Pasteur . Read More »

DJI's Drones Can Now Operate Without Internet Data Transfer

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The development surfaced weeks after the United States Army told its personnel to immediately discontinue use of the company's drones , citing "cyber vulnerabilities associated with DJI products". While local data mode will prevent data from being shared with anyone over the Internet, DJI said, it will also block the receipt of updated maps, geofencing information, flight restrictions and software updates. Read More »

Your brain is why expensive wine tastes so good

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Maybe we teach our brains to assume low-cost wines tastes better? "As expected, the subjects stated that the wine with the higher price tasted better than an apparently cheaper one", said INSEAD business school professor Hilke Plassmann, a study co-author, noting that they also gave some study participants $50 in credit that limited how much they could try. Read More »

Sri Lanka gets new Foreign Minister

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Marapone, who was minister for law and order, was forced to resign over concerns that he will interfere in a probe on Avant Garde, a controversial security firm. Later, with the demise of Gamini Atukorale, he was also appointed the Minister of Highways, Transport and Civil Aviation. Marapone was a former attorney general of Si Lanka. Read More »

Six new cases of West Nile Virus reported in Mississippi

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State health officials say two MI horses have tested positive for West Nile Virus in the last week. In a Facebook post, Pelle wrote that his blood had come back positive for the mosquito-born infection and alerted residents of the virus' presence throughout Boulder County. Read More »

Does Short Sleep Mean Higher T2D Risk for Kids?

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Those who slept for an hour more over a week had an average 2.9 per cent lower degree of insulin resistance and reduced blood glucose levels . Sleep duration was defined as the difference between the two times. They noted that the children walked only 54 steps in the hour after reported bedtime , compared with 234 steps in the hour before bedtime. Children who sleep for an extra hour during the week reduce their chances of developing type 2 diabetes , according to new research. Read More »

Binge-watching TV can make you feel like a zombie

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Even when people sleep an appropriate amount of time, the quality is not necessarily good, Liese Exelmans , the study's lead author and researcher at the Leuven School for Mass Communication Research, said. Those who identified as a binge-watcher reported more fatigue, more symptoms of insomnia, poorer sleep quality and greater alertness prior to going to sleep. Read More »

Bodybuilding Mom of 2 Reportedly Dies of Too Much Protein

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Upon her death , the doctors discovered Hefford had been living with a rare disorder - urea cycle disorder - which stops the body from being able to break down protein . Then, in early June, Meegan started complaining about feeling "weird" and lethargic. Hefford was studying paramedicine while working part-time at a hospital. Read More »

Fat but fit is a myth

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The study is essentially saying that overweight people who have normal blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar levels are not necessarily assured of good health, denouncing the whole notion of "fat but fit". He / she should do more handwork should be made to help them get back to a healthy weight, regardless of other factors. But unhealthy obese people were at the highest risk - two and half times that of healthy people of a normal weight. Read More »

After vehicle catches fire, Bengaluru businessman dies trying to save wife, children

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In a horrific incident that took place in Coimbatore , a 38-year-old businessman was burnt alive in his vehicle as he was unable to unfasten his seat belt. He managed to push his wife and two children out of the auto. As per the report, the flames spread fast to the front seat. According to the police, Kumar was not able to open the door lock or detach the seat belt and therefore was trapped inside the auto. Read More »

Under pressure, Trump calls neo-Nazis and KKK criminals

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Trump faced criticism for initially failing to name white supremacist groups in his statement denouncing the violence. Amid multiple signs that President Trump's vague statement on Saturday about the culpability of " many sides " in the Charlottesville violence had fallen flat, including a sharp drop in his Gallup poll approval rating, the president gave it another try Monday, this time correcting his failure to name the culprits. Read More »

Antonio Conte 'furious' at Chelsea star after ill-discipline in Burnley defeat

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Antonio Conte handed 20-year-old academy graduate Jeremie Boga his first senior start with Pedro Rodriguez and Eden Hazard both injured, while the average age of the six outfielders on the substitutes' bench was just under 21. We have experience of that. "If you have a red card early in the game it's a shock moment for everyone but we are all professionals and we need to do better in those kind of situations", Rudiger told Chelsea's website. Read More »

Nike y Gillete cortan relación con Rafa Márquez 11/Ago/2017 Deportes

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Su profesionalismo y entrega han sido indudables en todos los Clubes de los que ha formado parte en México y el mundo. La institución espera y confía plenamente que el defensa del Atlas "aclare la situación ante las autoridades competentes, a las cuales apoyaremos para que esto se logre de una manera rápida y eficaz". Read More »

Science Just Gave Us Another Reason Not to Use Emoji at Work

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PEOPLE who use smiley face emojis in their work emails are likely to be dismissed as stupid and incompetent. The results demonstrated that in contrast to face-to-face smiles, which increase both competence and warmth, the smileys in an e-mail had no effect on the perception of warmth, and in fact had a negative effect on the perception of competence. Read More »