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Study examines e-cigarettes, immune responses

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The study notes that while neutrophils are useful in combating pathogens they also are known to contribute to lung diseases such as COPD and cystic fibrosis. The e-cigarette and standard cigarette user cohorts both showed increased levels of at least two biomarkers - thioredoxin (TXN), and matrix metalloproteinase-9 (MMP9) - associated with oxidative stress and defence mechanisms linked to lung disease. Lire la suite »

Fatal crash Saturday morning on Little Neck Road

Police say investigators have determined that the woman's vehicle was traveling northbound on Little Neck Road, left the roadway, ran into the median and struck a tree. Police said the SUV simultaneously struck a utility pole. Walton and Chittick were pronounced dead at the scene. No charges have been filed but police are still investigating and seeking to interview witnesses. Lire la suite »

Southern CA Preps for More Heat, Fire Danger

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Temperatures are expected to cool further on Thursday and Friday. Wind gusts could top between 50 miles per hour in some areas on Tuesday. The anticipated Santa Ana winds coupled with the potential for record heat this week have firefighters on high alert Sunday. Lire la suite »

Over 400000 Dishwashers Recalled Over Fire Hazard

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The company has received five reports of dishwasher-related fires that have caused property damage. The model and serial numbers are printed inside the dishwasher either on the top of the dishwasher inner door panel or on the side of the dishwasher panel. Lire la suite »

Boko Haram: 16 Killed, 18 Injured In Fresh Borno Attack

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Also, two other suicide bombers were also said to have blown themselves up at Muna Dalti - an area close to the gates of an internally displaced persons (IDPs) camp. Satomi said that the State Government would provide free medical treatment to the victims and called on the people to be vigilant and provide useful information to security agencies. Lire la suite »

Pic d'intoxications et de cas graves

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Une forte hausse qui inquiète le Ministère de la Santé, selon un communiqué de la Direction générale de la Santé , publié vendredi. " Parmi ces 20 cas, deux ont nécessité une greffe hépatique et un troisième cas est décédé ", est-il rapporté. Lire la suite »

Red Cross warns stigma could worsen Madagascar plague outbreak

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More than 70 per cent of the cases are pneumonic plague, a more virulent form of the plague that spreads through coughing, sneezing or spitting and is nearly always fatal if untreated, AP reported. "We're in a very active phase of this outbreak". Children wear face masks at a school in Antananarivo. UNICEF interventions have further focused on supporting Ministry of Health case management and community response interventions, leading WASH interventions in hospitals and care centres, as well ... Lire la suite »

Chelsea withstand pressure to sink Watford

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Batshuayi scored twice off the bench to equalise in the 70th minute and sealed it late on with Chelsea's forth. "I did this last season, I'm doing it this season and I will never be anxious about this". "The confidence is not high for the players". The whole team played bad in that moment. Spain global Azpilicueta, who scored Chelsea's crucial third goal three minutes from time, told the club's official website: "We were three games without winning so it's important to step up and get ... Lire la suite »

Korea, US, Japan to Hold Talks in Philippines

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United States Defense Secretary Jim Mattis arrived in Clark on October 23 for the 4th ASEAN Defence Ministers' Meeting-Plus which will be attended by defense chiefs of ASEAN countries plus Australia, China, India, Japan, New Zealand, Republic of Korea, Russia and United States. Lire la suite »

Ask the Expert: What are some common misconceptions about the flu shot?

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The more people that are protected against the flu, the less the virus can spread. While seasonal flu outbreaks can happen as early as October, flu activity is usually highest between December and February. · No, the flu vaccine can not cause flu. Also, the vaccine takes around two weeks to become fully effective, so you are susceptible to infection if you are exposed to the flu during that time. Lire la suite »

Texas woman suffers from 'broken heart syndrome' after her dog dies

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The death of her nine-year-old dog from heart failure proved too much to cope with. She had recently lost her beloved Yorkshire terrier, who had been suffering from congestive heart failure. I mean everything just weighs on you". She was admitted to the hospital for " broken heart syndrome". According to Harvard Medical School, the condition is most common in women between the age of 58 to 75. Lire la suite »

Man's dismembered body found in fridge: Friend held

During his interrogation he told police that he had a couple of times seen Joshi enter his house in his absence. He then used the cleaver to chop up the body. "He planned the murder in such a way that he applied for leave earlier only before killing Joshi so as to no one suspects him of the murder", said a senior police officer. Lire la suite »

'If nobody dares, I'll pull the trigger': Philippine President warns criminals

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On Friday, the president said he would be prepared to kill criminals himself, as he raised doubts about the PDEA being able to contain illegal drugs. "Those who rape children, who rape women, those sons of ... While some world powers, including the United Nations and Pope Francis have criticized the President, Filipinos continue to support Duterte, seeing him as the solution to crime and corruption. Lire la suite »

Cinq médicaments différents disponibles "à la mi-novembre" — Thyroïde

Un premier médicament alternatif, le L-Thyroxin Henning (laboratoire Sanofi), est disponible depuis lundi 16 octobre. " Et une à deux autres marques vont arriver en novembre ", a précisé Agnès Buzyn. Jusqu'à cette crise, le Levothyrox était en situation de quasi-monopole en France. Objectif: répondre aux besoins des patients soignés pour leur hypothyroïdie ou après une opération de cancer de la thyroïde. Lire la suite »

Le Mali en demi-finale

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En huitièmes de finale, le Mali n'a pas tremblé face à l'Irak, très impressionnant au premier tour. Après la mi-temps sifflée sur ce score de 1 but partout, les Maliens marquent un deuxième but par Djemoussa Traoré, hauteur d'un lob astucieux sur le gardien ghanéen à la 61-ème mn. Lire la suite »

Your fear of snakes or spiders is innate, study finds

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Experts measured the babies' anxiety by analyzing if their pupils dilated, a sign that they were stressed out by the images. In addition, it's known from other studies that babies don't associate pictures of rhinos, bears or other theoretically risky animals with fear. Lire la suite »

Newborn's Father Accused Of Selling Heroin In Maternity Ward Room

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A 25-year-old Latrobe man was arrested for allegedly selling heroin from a room in the Excela Westmoreland Hospital, according to a post on the Greensburg Police Department's Facebook page . The baby's mother, Hulse's girlfriend, said she did not know that any drugs were being sold at the time. "I have an addiction problem", Hulse said told reporters as he headed to jail. Lire la suite »

Brokers Offer Predictions for Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc.'s FY2018 Earnings (NXST)

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The Polar Securities Inc holds 272,000 shares with $21.09M value, up from 227,600 last quarter. The company has market cap of $534.02 million. The stock decreased 7.69% or $0.2 on October 20, reaching $2.4. Shares of Nexstar Broadcasting Group (NASDAQ:NXST) traded up 1.91% on Friday, hitting $61.25. (NASDAQ:NXST) during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. Lire la suite »

Judge to consider Cassie Sainsbury plea deal

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Previously it was reported that the 22-year-old was offered a six-year deal at a pre-trial hearing at Bogota court. Resembling the first plea bargain - rejected after Sainsbury repeatedly changed her story - the six-year deal was presented on Friday in the Bogota Special Circuit Court. Lire la suite »

The 'advantages of dowry,' according to a college's study material

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Though Dowry Prohibition Act was introduced in India in 1961 that bans giving or taking properties or valuable security by either party to a marriage, the evil practice is still rampant in India. Professor Kiran Jeevan, the Public Relations Officer of St. Joseph's College, said an investigation was under way. In fact, the department and the college are opposed to such obscurantist and oppressive patriarchal views as are contained in the page cited, it added. Lire la suite »