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Sleep deprivation can lead to mental lapses, study says

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For the study, researchers examined 12 exhausted epileptic patients who had electrodes implanted into their brains to pinpoint the origin of their seizures. The same phenomenon can occur when a sleep-deprived driver notices a pedestrian stepping in front of his auto. "The acute effects of a lack of sleep can also cause cognitive and behavioral lapses that contribute to accident-induced injury or death", the researchers write. Lire la suite »

Have you received your flu shot yet?

Scientists said the research showed the need to improve methods of vaccine production, and to rely less on development of vaccines which use chicken eggs. Because flu viruses mutate rapidly, researchers have found it hard to develop a flu vaccine with long-term protection. Two studies now suggest a new reason for the problem: The vaccine strain mutates during the manufacturing process in ways that cause mismatches with real circulating flu strains. Lire la suite »

Farmers who burnt crops will not get compensation: Damodar Rout

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The government today made a decision to provide agriculture input subsidy to the small and marginal farmers who have sustained crop loss of 33% or above due to pest attack at Rs 6,800 per hectare of land in non-irrigated areas and Rs 13,500 per hectare of land in areas under assured irrigation. Lire la suite »

Beshear files lawsuit against pharmaceutical company for deadly drugs

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A statement from his office says he'll make the announcement Monday afternoon in Frankfort with Emily Walden, who is president of the state chapter of Stop the Organized Pill Pushers Now. Beshear said Endo's blind eye to the abuse of its drug also led to a surge of HIV cases in Scott County, Indiana in 2015 and put more than 50 Kentucky counties at risk for a similar outbreak. Lire la suite »

Missing child with autism found safe, babysitter in custody

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The mother allowed Kolajo to use her vehicle while babysitting, officials said. The boy's mom, identified as Dorothy Johnson, 38, told police she left Devin - who is non-verbal - in Kolajo's care after meeting up with him in front of her mother's home on Madison St.in Bedford-Stuyvesant around 6 a.m. Lire la suite »

FDA approves Vemurafenib for patients with Erdheim-Chester Disease

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It is the first FDA-approved treatment for the disease. The efficacy of Zelboraf for the treatment of ECD was studied in 22 patients with BRAF-V600-mutation positive ECD. Extreme symptoms of Zelboraf incorporate the advancement of new diseases (skin malignancy, squamous cell carcinoma or different diseases), development of tumors in patients with BRAF wild-sort melanoma, excessive touchiness responses (hypersensitivity and DRESS disorder), serious skin responses (Stevens-Johnson Syndrome ... Lire la suite »

Perigord black truffle grown in Monmouthshire

It is the first time the species has been found so far north and experts say the discovery shows swathes of the United Kingdom are suited to the £1,700-a-kilo delicacy. Dr Paul Thomas, from MSL and Stirling University, said: "This is one of the best flavoured truffle species in the world and the potential for industry is huge". Lire la suite »

'American Idol' Revival Gets March Premiere Date On ABC

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However, fans didn't have to audition in person-they could have auditioned online using the hashtag #TheNextIdol . Ryan Seacrest announced the news on Monday on " Live with Kelly and Ryan ". - Ryan Seacrest (@RyanSeacrest)Easy like Sunday evening! The network hasn't said yet what will occupy the hours before and after it; "America's Funniest Home Videos" and "Shark Tank" now run from 8-10 p.m. Lire la suite »

9-year-old with cancer wants cards for his last Christmas

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Jacob is facing a terminal diagnosis and wants to celebrate his last Christmas a bit early. "He got some cards from this Halloween, and he opened up and saw them and it was like getting a gift". He plays this game Sim City where he builds an entire city, and he can use his iTunes cards to buy gems, which helps the process move a little faster". Lire la suite »

Hercules Capital's (HTGC) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods

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The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 8,858 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $117,000 after purchasing an additional 2,034 shares in the last quarter. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: This story was reported by TrueBlueTribune and is the sole property of of TrueBlueTribune. If you are reading this piece of content on another publication, it was illegally copied and republished in violation of U.S. Lire la suite »

USC wide receiver says he'll return to Gamecocks in 2018

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Samuel sustained a set back to his leg injury and was ruled out for the remainder of the 2017 season. The junior had caught 15 passes for 250 yards in his first three games of the season and returned kickoffs for touchdowns in the Gamecocks' first two games. Lire la suite »

La réglementation encore mal respectée — Cabines de bronzage

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Pour avoir un beau teint halé toute l'année, certains effectuent des séances de bronzage dans des centres spécialisés ou bien dans des instituts de beauté disposant de cabines UV. La DGCCRF a notamment contrôlé des établissements dont les employés n'avaient pas reçu de formation ou dont le dernier contrôle technique des appareils remontait à plus de deux ans, la limite fixée par la loi. Lire la suite »

NHS patients given option to switch to smartphone GP service

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Dr Mobasher Butt, who is part of the team behind the GP at Hand service, told BBC Radio's Today programme: "It's high time that NHS patients were given the opportunity to benefit from technology to improve access to healthcare". Stokes-Lampard added: "We understand that, with increasingly long waiting times to see a GP, an online service is convenient and appealing, but older patients and those living with more complex needs want continuity of care and the security of their local practice ... Lire la suite »

2017 set to be among top 3 hottest years — United Nations weather agency

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According to the global Monetary Fund (IMF), for the median low-income developing country, with annual average temperature conditions around 25°C, a 1°C increase in temperature could lower per capita economic output by about 1.2 percent. From November 2016 to mid-June 2017, almost 761,000 drought-related internal displacements were recorded by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). Lire la suite »

Trial finds blood plasma infusions could help treat Alzheimer's

Participants were given regular infusions of plasma, the liquid part of blood, with all cells removed, with the tests repeated during and at the end of the trial. Even though the trial was not created to assess any potential benefits in terms of symptoms, and was rather a test for safety of the infusions, the results do warrant further investigation. Lire la suite »

Huge Increase In Gonorrhoea In Australia

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The chlamydia rate among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people is three times higher than in the non-Indigenous population, while the rate of gonorrhoea is seven times higher. In the past five years, there was a 25 per cent increase in the notification rate of hepatitis C diagnoses in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population however the rate in the non-Indigenous population remained stable. Lire la suite »

Wimbledon train derailment: delays after South Western Railway train slides off track

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District Line trains between Wimbledon and Parsons Green are not running, and there will be delays and short-notice cancellations on South Western Railway trains, with some being diverted along a different route. Tickets will be accepted the following routes; - Southern Railway Metro (Local) Services via any reasonable route - GTR Thameslink services between Wimbledon and London - TFL London Buses between Surbiton and London via any reasonable route including Kingston. Lire la suite »

Here's where Anthony Weiner's going for his first day of prison

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Weiner, 53, was sentenced in September after court papers showed that he repeatedly encouraged an underage girl to undress and fondle herself over Skype, The Daily News reported. The disgraced pol is set to begin his stint in the slammer on Monday. The New York City apartment once shared by him and estranged wife Huma Abedin was quiet when the New York Daily News visited, it says. Lire la suite »