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Swine Flu claims two more lives in Odisha, toll reaches 3

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Meanwhile, the number of persons affected by H1N1 virus has increased to 59 with 13 fresh cases coming to light on Tuesday. It may be mentioned that 13 samples have been found Swine Flu positive out of 24 swab samples tested today. They point out that H1N1 has been among the strains of flu circulating in the country seasonally since a global pandemic in 2009, although deaths from the virus have not been reported in recent years. Lire la suite »

Wings of two aircraft collide, more than 190 passengers safe

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The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) is probing the incident, the report added. The Ethiopian flight ET 687 was bound to Addis Ababa and was scheduled to depart at 2.20am Wednesday. As per Air India sources, AI's Delhi to Goa flight AI156 was about to take off from Runway 28 at 11:15AM of IGI airport but the pilot was asked to stop and come back to the bay by the ATC. Lire la suite »

Protein mimics heart benefits of exercise

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The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute is researching a way of helping people who suffer from heart failure. CT1 also caused blood vessels to grow alongside the new muscle tissue and increased the heart's ability to pump blood. This may lead to new treatments for heart failure patients. "We noticed that this protein - by itself - could induce this type of heart growth that's associated with exercise", he said. Lire la suite »

Marijuana users face higher risk of death from high blood pressure

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Death from hypertension included multiple causes, such as primary hypertension and hypertensive renal disease. In recent years, studies have linked marijuana use to cardiovascular problems. The team also looked at mortality data in 2011 from the National Centre for Health Statistics. Marijuana users had a higher risk of dying from hypertension. Lire la suite »

First Hawaii Dispensary Approved For Medical Marijuana Sales

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In Hawaii, registered patients and their caregivers may purchase up to four ounces of medical marijuana during a 15 consecutive day period, up to a maximum of eight ounces over a 30 consecutive day period. "Implementing a new health program is always challenging, and the dispensary program was no exception". Hawaii is the first state in the U.S.to allow seriously ill patients to use medical marijuana. Lire la suite »

La crise s'étend au poulet — Oeufs contaminés

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Le ministère de l'Agriculture poursuit le décompte. Après les Pays-Bas, l'Allemagne et le Royaume-Uni, la France est elle aussi touchée par la crise des œufs contaminés au fipronil . Décision du discounteur, qui fait suite à la découverte dans certains oeufs néerlandais et allemands d'un taux trop élevé de fipronil . Selon l'organisme allemand, une consommation par un adulte de 7 de ces oeufs par jour ne représenterai pas un danger. Lire la suite »

Moscow mule copper mugs may be poisoning drinkers

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In the advisory, health officials note that, in abiding by FDA guidelines, copper should not come into contact with acidic foods that have a pH below 6. "High concentrations of copper are poisonous and have caused foodborne illness", the bulletin reads. Food experts have long known not to use copper, or copper-related pots and pans for cooking acidic recipes such as tomato sauce. Lire la suite »

Promise to train 1500 doctors a year by 2020

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Under the plan, medical schools will be able to bid for extra course places, with those proving they target poorer students or those covering coastal/rural locations and other regions which tend to attract fewer trainee medics prioritised. Health minister Philip Dunne said: "Not only is this the biggest ever expansion to the number of doctor training places, but it's also one of the most inclusive; ensuring everyone has the chance to study medicine regardless of their background, and ensuring ... Lire la suite »

South West PDP set to sanction Kashamu, others

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The faction met in Lagos on Tuesday, in response to a zonal meeting of party leaders which held in Ibadan, Oyo State on Monday. This was just as he assured that his leadership would "continue to reach out and appeal to all those who had left the party as a result of the high-handedness and intolerant activities of Fayose and his cohorts from the South-West zone". Lire la suite »

Mauricio Pochettino tells Tottenham fans to expect late signings in transfer window

During the 2015/16 season, Spurs finished 3rd and they went one better during the last campaign. For example, Spurs would like to sign Everton midfielder Ross Barkley, who has one year remaining on his contract, but they are not willing to meet the reported £35m asking price, and their hope is that the Toffees will cave in as the August 31 transfer deadline approaches. Lire la suite »

Pour ne pas qu'elle le quitte, il lui transmet le sida

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La jeune femme a appris la nouvelle après un test dans un laboratoire d'analyses médicales de Rouen , en Seine-Maritime. Elle appelle son ancien petit ami parisien pour le prévenir et tenter d'obtenir une explication. Il invoque aussi l'amour pour justifier les nombreux messages harcelants et désagréables qu'il lui avait adressés après leur rupture. Il a exercé le métier de tatoueur avant de perdre son travail. Lire la suite »

Mountain lion P-55 crosses the 101 freeway-it's a rare achievement

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In what researchers called a "rare case", a young male mountain lion has successfully crossed the 101 Freeway near Thousand Oaks, California. CBS Los Angeles reports P-55 is the fourth-known mountain lion to have crossed the 101 and lived to tell the tale through his Global Positioning System tracking collar, which sends six to eight locations per day. Lire la suite »

US Army halts use of Chinese-made drones over cyber concerns

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A memo from the US Army reveals a cease of use of DJI Products due to undisclosed "cyber vulnerabilities" . USA special operators in Syria have been using DJI products in Syria, according to the report , while DJI Phantom drones have also been used by the Army Corps of Engineers. Lire la suite »

Kelli O'Hara to Join Cast of 13 Reasons Why

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She'll play Jackie, "a warm, intelligent, passionate advocate for victims of bullying". O'Hara was born in Elk City, growing up there and later becoming a graduate of Deer Creek High School in Edmond before studying voice at Oklahoma City University. Lire la suite »

Girls grow penises at puberty in remote Carribean village

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As many as 90 girls have grown a penis and become boys in this village. Johnny told the newspaper, "I remember I used to wear a little red dress". Las Salinas, a little-known village of the Dominican Republic has acquired an eerie, or rather say the creepy reputation of transforming adolescent girls into boys as they start growing male genitalia - the penis, when they hit puberty. Lire la suite »

The Republican Dream of Partisan Tax Reform Is Impossible

The GOP should still control the Senate after 2018, but without the funds, the party could face challenges to properly fight against vulnerable Democrats. Even Republicans themselves are divided over whether and how tax reform should be "paid for". But that looks highly unlikely. Right now, there are 18 official members of the Blue Dog coalition in the House of Representatives - less than 10 percent of the Democrats in the House - and they still lay claim to what they call the "center" of ... Lire la suite »

Opioid overdose death toll continues upward trend

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The presidential opioid commission , chaired by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, has urged President Donald Trump to "declare a national emergency" to deal with the crisis that, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse , killed almost 35,000 across the United States since 2015. Lire la suite »

Co-pay assistance program for naloxone starts August 9

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Andrew Cuomo said in a statement. The program allows people with prescription health insurance coverage, including Medicaid and Medicare, to get up to $40 in co-payment assistance for Naloxone. Since Jan. 1, there have been at least 57 overdose fatalities on Staten Island and 112 "saves" using naloxone . It's part of a new program starting Wednesday. Lire la suite »

Cases of Cyclosporiasis on the Rise, CDC Warns

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People become infected with Cyclospora by consuming food, water or other beverages contaminated with the parasite. Past foodborne outbreaks include raspberries, basil, snow peas, and lettuce. The cases reported this year became ill on or after May 1, 2017. Other symptoms include anorexia, fatigue, weight loss, nausea, flatulence, abdominal cramping, and myalgia. Lire la suite »