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At midday: TSX gains with oil stocks, Empire; miners weigh

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The December gold contract was up $1.40 at $1,329.40 an ounce and the December copper contract was down two cents to $2.96 a pound. Profit-taking, rising stocks in London Metal Exchange warehouses and nervousness about Chinese demand also contributed to lower copper prices. Lire la suite »

What you need to know about Harris County aerial mosquito spraying

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Insecticide spraying trucks have also been dispatched nightly in afflicted areas of Harris County - which encompasses Houston - since September 4. Texas commenced with the U.S. Typically, trucks are sent only to areas with disease-carrying mosquito populations, he said. Harvey plowed into Houston last month, killing at least 70 people and causing about $180 billion in damages, largely through flooding. Lire la suite »

Analysts See $0.64 EPS for Synovus Financial Corp. (SNV)

Further, Synovus' focus on balance-sheet growth encourages us. Stephens reissued a "buy" rating and set a $46.00 target price on shares of Synovus Financial Corp.in a research note on Wednesday, July 19th. Also, EVP Curtis J. Perry sold 7,062 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Monday, July 24th. The shares were sold at an average price of $43.86, for a total value of $309,739.32. Lire la suite »

'Gary died saving his brother' - Horror at mushroom factory

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He said: "Stephen got caught originally and Gary and another man, a foreign national, attempted to get him out". Fine Gael councillor David Maxwell said it was a "very tragic incident". The HSA confirmed the "three men were overcome having entered a wood chip silo at their place of work". One man was pronounced dead at the scene, while the other two were taken to Cavan General Hospital. Lire la suite »

Un mauvais régime végétarien double les risques de dépression — Santé

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Ils ont ainsi pu observer que 7 % des végétariens et 50 % des végans (les personnes qui ne consomment aucun produit issu de l'exploitation animale) souffraient d'une carence en vitamine B12 , ce qui avait une influence sur leur humeur. Ils conseillent ainsi aux végétariens de la consommer sous forme de complément alimentaire. En cas de régime végétarien , les bons acides gras essentiels (oméga-3) bons pour le moral sont à chercher dans les graines de lin, graines de chia écrasées ou ... Lire la suite »

Drinking coffee or tea cuts risk of death in diabetic women

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Dr Joao Sergio Neves and Professor Davide Carvalho from the University of Porto examined the association between varying levels of caffeine intake and mortality in over 3,000 men and women with diabetes from 1999 to 2010. Women with diabetes who regularly drink a cup of coffee, tea or other caffeinated drinks may be at a reduced risk of dying from cardiovascular diseases and cancer. Lire la suite »

Heart Disease, Tobacco and Poor Diet Among the Top Killers of 2016

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The Global Burden of Disease (GBD) study, published on Friday in The Lancet medical journal, found that while life expectancy is increasing, so too are the years people live in poor health. The main cause of death in low income regions was lower respiratory infections. The findings revealed that in 2016, poor diet was associated with almost one in five deaths worldwide. Lire la suite »

Army-IPOB snafu leads to deployment of police officers nationwide

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The police boss said that the highlight of the meeting with Vice President was to "obviously ensure that our provision of security in the country is intact". On the allegation by the Governor that the police officer was one of the three men that were suspected to be members of SARS who were attempting to kidnap someone and he died in the process, he said, "Who is the person they were attempting to kidnap?" "I just want you to read between the lines". Lire la suite »

Jake Roh's 3 TDs lead Boise State past New Mexico

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Joel Velazquez had a 63-yard punt downed at the New Mexico 1. While not known for his passing, he can run the ball very well. Cozart got the start with Brett Rypien out due to injury. Jordan rushed for 20 yards and completed one pass before being injured. New Mexico trailed 30-5 entering the fourth quarter to rival New Mexico State last week. Lire la suite »

Rajasthan announces farm loan waiver of up to Rs 50000

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Following the strikes and protests by farmers all over the country, the governments of different states chose to waive off the loans. The protest was called off after farmers demanding implementation of the Swaminathan Committee's recommendations held third round of talks with government officials, which yielded positive results. Lire la suite »

Wanted man with Rs 5L bounty on head, held after shootout

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After Sonu jumped parole in 2009, the police had made numerous failed raids to arrest him. Along the way, he robbed, extorted and killed, not even sparing his best friend-turned-rival and a police officer. The team stationed at Himachal was already en route to Delhi.Around 5am, a bike patrol spotted Sonu driving an i20 with a Haryana registration. According to the police, one of the vehicles managed to overtake his auto and blocked his path from the front. Lire la suite »

Des rescapés de Saint-Martin et Saint-Barthélemy sont arrivés en métropole

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Macron . Le BPC Tonnerre a quitté Toulon Le chef de l'État était, la veille, à Saint-Martin où il a passé la nuit. Arrivé de Saint-Martin en hélicoptère vers 09H40 locales (15H40 heure de métropole), le président, en bras de chemise, s'est rendu pour cette rencontre dans la cellule opérationnelle technique mise en place à l'aéroport de Saint-Barthélemy, où les vols commerciaux reprennent ce mercredi. Lire la suite »

Aliqopa Approved for Relapsed Follicular Lymphoma

Aliqopa is among a class of drugs called kinase inhibitors that are created to block enzymes that spur cancer growth, the FDA explained Thursday in a news release. Serious side effects include infections, high blood sugar levels (hyperglycemia), high blood pressure (hypertension), inflammation of the lung tissue (non-infectious pneumonitis), low levels of certain white blood cells (neutropenia), and severe skin reactions. Lire la suite »

FDA Permits Marketing of reSET Mobile App for SUD Treatment

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Working out of offices in Boston and San Francisco, Pear has put the app through about five clinical trials that tested it on upward of 1,500 patients. Some subjects also got access to a desktop version of Reset at home and in the clinic. Pear Therapeutics is the leader in FDA-cleared Prescription Digital Therapeutics. Lire la suite »

Hospital cited after inappropriate photos

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The person when to the hospital with what was described only as a genital injury in which a "foreign body" had to be removed, the Pennsylvania Department of Health told PennLive . While one employee admitted to receiving a photo from a staff member in the anesthesia department, another claimed a doctor requested a photo be taken with an operating room camera to use for "future medical lectures". Lire la suite »

Over 2800 deaths last year linked to opioids in Canada

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The figures do not include people treated in emergency departments and sent home. Michael Gaucher, director of pharmaceuticals and health workforce information services at CIHI, said he can not say how many hospitalizations are due to prescribed opioids versus illicit drugs. Lire la suite »

Big New York buildings would improve energy efficiency under mayor's plan

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Mayor Bill de Blasio is calling on owners to reduce their use of fossil fuels and boost energy-efficiency, and said NY is the first major city to impose carbon reductions on existing buildings, according to a statement Thursday. "They have the money, I assure you", he said. "The city's goals could inadvertently promote buildings that use less overall energy without regard to how the energy is used", REBNY President John Banks said in a statement. Lire la suite »

FDA permits marketing of mobile medical application for substance use disorder

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But the app is not intended for opioid dependence , the FDA said. The Reset device has both a patient and clinician element to it, and it provides a form of treatment called cognitive behavioral therapy. The system, produced by Pear Therapeutics , uses a series of reward-based incentives to help patients adhere to the program. The Reset device was reviewed through the de novo premarket review pathway, a regulatory pathway for some low- to moderate-risk devices that are novel and for ... Lire la suite »

PH slams UN Human High Commissioner for Human Rights

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The statement came after Zeid said he is " gravely concerned " about President Rodrigo Duterte's "open support for a shoot-to-kill policy" against drug suspects as part of his anti-drug campaign. At the 36th Human Rights Council debate, Almojuela insisted that the government investigates and prosecutes all credible allegations of human rights violations. Lire la suite »

American Woman Blows Government Cash On Dog Tuxedo

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Other payments include more than $4,400 of electric bills, more than $4,900 in phone bills, $975 Arkansas Razorback tickets, a $128.98 diamond bracelet and sequin throw pillows for $87.98, cops say. Goss (pictured July 2016) was also arrested shortly after she left her position at the court house. The newspaper said a legislative auditor discovered 3,722 charges made on the card between December 2011 and May 2016 and confirmed $70,523.64 in personal purchases made by Goss. Lire la suite »

No ransom paid for release of Kerala priest: VK Singh

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Nearly immediately after news of the attack and Fr. Uzhunnalil's abduction made news around the world, Pope Francis appealed for the release of the priest, mentioning his name during his Easter sermons on April 4th, 2016. Indian Cardinal Oswald Gracias , Archbishop of Bombay, who is in the Vatican for the "C9" Council of Cardinals meeting, accompanied the Salesian priest to the Pope. Lire la suite »

Study linking early miscarriage to flu vaccine puzzles doctors

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The first group also had more women who were at higher risk for miscarriage, like older moms and smokers and those with diabetes. Support is still small for such groups, which allege the government and researchers, along with many journalists, are colluding to cover up what they say are the dangers of vaccines . Lire la suite »

Artificial sweeteners increase diabetes risk in just two weeks

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In the study , people with diabetes who consumed a very low calorie diet had a profound decline in liver fat content resulting in normalisation of hepatic insulin sensitivity within seven days. Achieving remission not only has health benefits, it produces a strong sense of personal achievement and empowerment, removes stigma, and may even reduce insurance premiums. Lire la suite »