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Smoking is injurious to health even if it's e-cigarettes, here's why

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While experts still say e-cigarettes are much healthier than tobacco cigarettes, the findings highlight that they are still not without risks. The participants were randomly assigned e-cigarettes with or without nicotine, which the participants smoked for half an hour before coming back another day to smoke the other type of e-cigarette. Lire la suite »

Clinical trial research shows therapies can help prevent melanoma spread

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In Australia, one person dies from advanced melanoma every five hours, and about 1800 are expected to die from it this year. On the other hand, the CheckMate 238 trial involved patients with high risk Stage III and Stage IV disease who had had all melanoma surgically removed and were treated with the immunotherapy nivolumab. Lire la suite »

American Century Companies Inc. Reduces Position in Healthequity Inc (HQY)

Wasatch Advisors Inc. now owns 2,442,180 shares of the company's stock worth $121,694,000 after buying an additional 52,885 shares during the last quarter. Healthequity Inc has a 52-week low of $30.34 and a 52-week high of $54.95. It is now trading at $43.95 a tad under $45.13, the 50 day moving average and just a bit lower than the 200 day moving average of $45.84. Lire la suite »

9.000 signalements pour des effets indésirables — Levothyrox

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La polémique sur le Levothyrox n'en finit pas de désenfler. Trois millions de Français utilisent ce médicament. Alors combien sont-elles? "Si on suit la pétition (postée en ligne par des patients) ça devrait être 200 000 personnes, mais si on regarde les enquêteurs de pharmacovigilance et ce qui nous remonte du terrain, nous sommes à 9000 signalements", répond-elle. Lire la suite »

GPA : une quinquagénaire va porter l'enfant de sa fille

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Il concerne une femme de 30 ans qui a subi une " ablation de son utérus des suites d'une endométriose sévère", et sa mère âgée de 50 ans " qui a accepté de donner naissance à son petit-enfant ". Ce sera la future grand-mère du bébé qui sera la mère porteuse . Les conditions sont les suivantes: la GPA est, pour l'instant, limitée aux cas de stérilité féminine . Lire la suite »

Frank de Boer's future at Crystal Palace hanging by a thread

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The visitors then created a number of goalscoring opportunities but were unable to finish any of them off. Wood's second goal in as many games - in his first Premier League start - ultimately proved the distance, despite Palace repeatedly knocking on the door in search of their first goal of the season. Lire la suite »

Abou Diaby avoue des contacts aux Etats-Unis

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Abou Diaby existe toujours. "( Arrêter le football) est une chose à laquelle j'ai réfléchi, mais ma conclusion est que je veux travailler, me rétablir et rejouer au football ". "Je suis passé à autre chose". Il y a juste à voir mes statistiques. Il pense à "l'étranger, les Etats-Unis, la Turquie" pour " tenter une autre expérience, découvrir un autre jeu ". Lire la suite »

Hyderabad: Don't send me to school, girl begs dad

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When the non-teaching staff of the school saw her without her uniform, they demanded an explanation. The girl's parents have now written a letter to the principal complaining of such treatment. "These words of my child could not be digested by me and I understood the situation of her mind". According to NDTV , the father of the girl even made a video of her statement, which shows the Class 5 describing the sequence of events. Lire la suite »

Artificial Intelligence Better Than Humans At Detecting Who's Gay

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Now, researchers Michal Kosinski and Yilun Wang from the University of Stanford are using this technology to identify gay facial features . Artificial intelligence can accurately guess whether people are gay or straight based on photos of their faces, according to new research suggesting that machines can have significantly better "gaydar" than humans. Lire la suite »

Tony Blair calls for tighter immigration rules to keep United Kingdom in EU

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Ministers have also said Britain would not be able to implement any agreements until after a proposed customs transition period, which would follow the formal exit in March 2019. The demonstration comes at an awkward moment for the United Kingdom government, with the lower house of parliament set to vote on the EU Withdrawal Bill for the first time on Monday. Lire la suite »

Night three of the Miss America Preliminaries

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She was the first contestant of the night to saunter down the Miss America runaway, wearing in a skimpy metallic magenta bikini, later winning the $1,000 scholarship for swimsuit. And Miss Ohio Sarah Clapper says the public should care about athletes as human beings, not just components of a fantasy sports team. The third night of the Miss America competition gets underway Friday as contestants have one last chance to impress the judges and score points before Sunday's nationally televised ... Lire la suite »

Bleach linked to fatal lung condition

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Dumas will say: "We found that nurses who use disinfectants to clean surfaces on a regular basis - at least once a week - had a 22% increased risk of developing COPD". "To the best of our knowledge, we are the first to report a link between disinfectants and COPD among healthcare workers, and to investigate specific chemicals that may underlie this association", she says. Lire la suite »

Hurricane Irma lashes Florida

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Barbuda , the tiny Caribbean idyll now known to millions of hurricane trackers because it was one of the first places hit by Category 5 Irma , may just be a smear of total desolation after Category 4 Jose delivers its follow-up punch on Saturday. Lire la suite »

Troops rescue captives, kill terrorists in Yobe State

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The Nigerian Army has rescued six persons who were abducted by Boko Haram terrorists in Yobe State on Friday. " The troops of Mobile Strike Teams (MSTs) 21, on operation LAFIYA DOLE, deployed within the 21 Brigade Nigerian Army Area of Operations, at the early hours of today, Monday 4th September 2017, laid a successful ambush on suspected Boko Haram terrorists crossing point along Firgi- Banki Junction road, Borno state ." . Lire la suite »

Students in DC enter school to find Barack Obama teaching

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To all the young people headed back to school around the country: Make us proud. Yesterday, our old buddy-in-chief B.O. dropped in on a McKinley Technology High School class in Washington , D.C. "Whatever concerns or complaints Americans may have about immigration in general, we shouldn't threaten the future of this group of young people who are here through no fault of their own, who pose no threat, who are not taking away anything from the rest of us", Mr Obama said. Lire la suite »

Actor BV Radha passes away

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However, she could not recover from the attack. Her body would be kept at her residence in Horamavu, Bangalore, for the public to pay last respects. BV Radha also donated her eyes to Narayana Nethralaya and her body to MS Ramaiah Hospital. She was wife of famous Kannada Film Director KSL Swamy , who died a year ago. Radha acted along with superstars of yesteryear including Dr. Rajkumar, M.G. Lire la suite »

Indians defeat White Sox for record 15th straight win

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With the win, the Indians dropped their "Magic Number" to clinch the American League Central Division down to 13 and still hold an 11-game lead over the Minnesota Twins in the standings. The Nats trailed 3-1 until Matt Wieters hit an RBI double and scored on Trea Turner's two-run single. Only the Padres, to whom Los Angeles lost three of four last weekend, have a lower team batting average in that span. Lire la suite »

Cess increase on luxury cars unfortunate, says Mercedes Benz

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Khadi fabric sold through the Khadi and Village Industries Commission outlets have been exempted from GST. 21st GST Council meeting begins in Hyderabad . The Minister said, 5 per cent GST will have to be paid by firms having registered trademark as on May 15, 2017 for commodities. A detailed presentation was given to the members by GSTN officials. Lire la suite »

Cuomo, Schneiderman announce plans to sue to protect DACA enrollees

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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio reiterated Cuomo's characterization of New York values and the state's consistent stance against prejudice and its many breeds. The investigation is the latest effort in the Attorney General's Suburban and Upstate Response to the Growing Epidemic Initiative, a commitment to collaborating with state and local law enforcement to root out violent gangs and drug dealers. Lire la suite »

5-year-old raped inside school premises; accused arrested

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Vikas , the accused, had been working in the school for the last three years. Police said he had earlier worked as a security guard in the same school. In a statement to the Indian Express, the police official said: "The accused had been working at the school for three years". When the mother took her for medical examination, it was found that the girl was sexually assaulted. Lire la suite »

Link Aadhaar with SIM card before February 2018 to prevent phone deactivation

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Aadhaar mobile linkage is being done as per the orders of Supreme Court passed in February this year in Lokniti foundation case which means the deadline set up by default is Feb 2018 unless Govt has agreed to extend it. However, the biometrics will not be stored by mobile operators. At that time, Union government had responded to the court's order by saying that it would use Aadhaar number to establish a genuine owner of a SIM card. Lire la suite »

Sensex pares gains to trade flat

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The Dalal Street opened in green on Friday's trading session with Sensex trading at 31,739.06 above 77 points or 0.24% and Nifty at 9,958 higher by 28 points or 0.28%. The wider 51-scrip Nifty50 of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was up 4.90 points, or 0.05 per cent, to close at 9,934.80 points. The benchmark BSE Sensex advanced nearly 101 points in the early session today on buying by domestic institutional investors amid mixed Asian cues. Lire la suite »

Hurricane Irma closures & cancellations in Tampa Bay area

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District leaders are asking parents to check the school's website for the latest information. Francis Marion University will close on Friday at 12:30 p.m.in advance of Hurricane Irma , allowing students to evacuate prior to anticipated mandatory coastal evacuations on Saturday, according to a press release. Lire la suite »