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City of Spartanburg confirms first human case of West Nile Virus

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That brings the total so far this year to 60 cases of the mosquito-borne illness, including two people who died earlier. About 1 in 150 people infected can develop a severe illness, according to the CDC. The Tehama County Mosquito and Vector Control has increased spraying throughout the county to help decrease mosquito populations and prevent the spread of diseases such as West Nile virus. Lire la suite »

A Nine-Year Study Has Just Shown How Sugar Exacerbates Cancer

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The Mayo Clinic says giving more sugar to cancer cells doesn't speed their growth, and depriving cancer cells of sugar doesn't slow their growth, but the group also issued a caveat. "Thus, it is able to explain the correlation between the strength of the Warburg effect and tumour aggressiveness". "Our results provide a foundation for future research in this domain, which can now be performed with a much more precise and relevant focus", he said. Lire la suite »

Stay in shape, live longer

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For the goal of this study, the researchers looked at data collected from 606,059 people. To arrive at the findings, the researchers analysed genetic information of more than 600,000 people alongside records of their parents' lifespan. Smokers who quit can reach, over time, the same lifespan as non-smokers. Obesity was also a major factor behind a shortened lifespan, with life expectancy cut by two months for every extra kilogramme of weight carried. Lire la suite »

Overweight men develop irregular heartbeat earlier than women

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According to an AHA report , untreated AFib leads to a five-times increased risk of stroke and a threefold increase in risk of mortality. In this study, researchers examined the medical records of almost 80,000 people, aged 24 to 97, in Europe who initially did not have atrial fibrillation. Lire la suite »

Agbakoba to court: Disqualify Buhari as Petroleum Minister

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Agbakoba prayed the court to declare that by Section 138 of the 1999 Constitution, the holder of the office of President of Nigeria can not simultaneously, legally hold another executive office, such as that of a petroleum minister. This will gravely affect development nationwide and drastically impact one and all Nigerians including those in Anambra State (my state of origin) and Lagos State (my state of residence). Lire la suite »

President Trump offers theory on Stephen Paddock Las Vegas massacre

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President Donald Trump offered an assessment of Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock's mental health during a White House cabinet meeting with reporters present. He added the bodies of all 58 victims in the October 1 shooting at the Route 91 Harvest Festival concert on the Las Vegas Strip were returned to next-of-kin by October 6. Lire la suite »

Pakistan, 14 other nations elected to UN rights body

President Donald Trump, speaking at the UN General Assembly last month, has accused the world body of "chronic anti-Israel bias". Angola, Senegal, Slovakia, Ukraine, Chile, Mexico, Peru, Afghanistan, Nepal, Pakistan, Australia and Spain were also elected to the body on Monday, while Nigeria and Qatar won second terms. Lire la suite »

Analyst's Ratings : Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:COG)

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It has underperformed by 15.45% the S&P500. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have issued a hold rating and twelve have given a buy rating to the company's stock. The company now has an insider ownership of 0.3 Percent and Institutional ownership of 98 Percent. (NYSE:MDR), its shares were trading at $6.96 a gain of $0.04, on the trading floor. Lire la suite »

Exelixis cancer drug meets key goal in late-stage trial (EXEL)

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The company, with its European partner, Ipsen, announced that its global phase 3 CELESTIAL trial met its primary endpoint of overall survival (OS), with cabozantinib providing a statistically significant and clinically meaningful improvement in median OS compared to placebo in patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Lire la suite »

USA must declare Nnamdi Kanu a terrorist - Igbo man tells Court

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He recalled that the Federal Government on September 20, proscribed IPOB which had been violently agitating for a separate state in the South-East of the country. "A declaration that the 1st and 2nd Defendants representing the United States of America in Nigeria are under absolute obligation to obey Nigerian laws both statutory and judicial so far as they are within the territory of Nigeria irrespective of their personal opinions, perceptions or ideologies". Lire la suite »

Marseille : blessé par balles, un ado entre la vie et la mort

Les faits se sont déroulés ce dimanche peu avant 6h du matin au Parc Kalliste (15e arrondissement) a fait savoir le procureur de la République Xavier Tarabeux, confirmant une information de La Provence . Il a été blessé par deux balles dans la tête . Il s'agirait d'une arme de poing car aucune douille n'a été retrouvée sur place. Le pronostic vital du jeune garçon est engagé. Lire la suite »

Rights bodies blame Kenya police for killing protesters

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The two human rights groups also reported that hundreds of people were injured in the post-election protests that erupted in Mathare, Kibera, Babadogo, Dandora, Korogocho, Kariobangi, and Kawangware slums between August 9 and 13. "We wish to refute the claims as totally misleading and based on falsehoods", he said. "The police attacked opposition supporters and then tried to cover up their attacks". Lire la suite »

Jacob Zuma conferred with Chieftaincy Title in Imo

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Governor Okorocha had asides erecting the statue, named a road after Zuma, who is now facing multiple corruption charges in South Africa . He also bagged the chieftaincy title " Ochiagha " (Warlord) while in Owerri. According to Punch , Okorocha had revealed earlier that the South African president will be signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between his Zuma Foundation and Okorocha's Rochas Okorocha Foundation . Lire la suite »

Deux nouveaux pictogrammes destinés aux femmes enceintes — Médicaments

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Prise dans la lignée de l'affaire Depakine® survenue en mars cette année , cette mesure avait fait l'objet d'un arrêté publié au Journal officiel le 5 mai 2017 . Le second " interdit", qui représente une silhouette barrée, indique aux patientes que le médicament ne doit pas être utilisé. Cette visibilité renforcée est représentée par deux pictogrammes destinés aux femmes enceintes ou en âge de procréer et dont la contraception n'est pas efficace. Lire la suite »

Standard Condom Sizes Are Going Smaller To Suit The Average Penis

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Some have even taken to social media to debunk this belief-like when singer Zara Larsson Instagrammed a photo of a condom stretched over her foot and almost up to her knee. According to data collected by ONE Condoms , they found that the average condoms only fit 12 percent of men. Apparently, standard condom sizes are too big for the average penis size. Lire la suite »

Woman loses home in Santa Rosa wildfires after surviving Vegas massacre

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She was staying at the Hooters Hotel, she said, because they offered discounted rates to airline crews. The California wildfires is the deadliest in the state's history. She called her mum who hysterically informed her that the fire was now in their driveway. "Right now, I'm in this space where things need to get done", she told KTVU . Lire la suite »

Doctors to ask patients about their sexuality

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However, Professor Helen Stokes-Lampard, Chair of the Royal College of Global Positioning System, said the information would be helpful to Global Positioning System as a "patient's sexuality can potentially have an impact on some aspects of their healthcare". Lire la suite »

Hospitals in England to ban 'super-size' chocolate bars

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In April, NHS England said sugary drinks will be banned from hospital shops next year unless action is taken to cut their sales. He is now tightening rules that say most confectionery products must fall below a 250-calorie cap. Health chiefs also said 75% of pre-packed sandwiches and other savoury meals must be 400 calories or less and must not have over 5g of saturated fat per 100g. Lire la suite »

HAPPY DEATH DAY Kills at Domestic Box Office

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Denis Villeneuve's long-awaited follow-up to Ridley Scott's Blade Runner did not disappoint with critics and has inspired numerous debates about its themes and hidden meanings, but its success on a cinematic level has not translated to big box office numbers. Lire la suite »

Water supply to remain hit for 2 days in parts of city

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A resident of Khirki Extension in south Delhi , Pratibha Sooraj said that she has purchased 10 water cans of 20 litres each for daily needs since Sunday as the water tanker suppliers could not be contacted. Mostly, the supply in east and south Delhi will remain affected as the Bhagirathi and Sonia Vihar water treatment plants have been shut. Earlier in January 2017, water supply was hit in vast parts of central, north Delhi due to "dangerously high" levels of ammonia in raw water. Lire la suite »

Cricket Australia to investigate Victoria-NSW One-Day Cup clash

Cricket Australia (CA) officials discussed the issue for more than 90 minutes following the match before ruling Victoria would be awarded a run-rate bonus point. The son of Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland, who was touted as a first-round AFL draft pick before opting to focus on the summer sport this year, starred on Sunday with figures of 4-11. Lire la suite »

After 23 Years in Prison, Wrongly Convicted US Man Freed

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McIntyre was set free Friday afternoon. McIntyre was originally convicted at the age of 17 on the testimony of witnesses who later recanted. The hearing was scheduled to last into next week but on Friday the Wyandotte County District Attorney said in a news release that he found a "manifest injustice" in McIntyre's case. Lire la suite »