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Hidden Parasites From Vietnam May Be Killing Off Vets

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The parasite is slow-acting and decades can pass before symptoms appear, but the onset is often sudden, painful and fatal. Of the 50 blood samples submitted, more than 20 percent came back positive or bordering positive for liver fluke antibodies , said Sung-Tae Hong, the tropical medicine specialist who carried out the tests at Seoul National University in South Korea. Lire la suite »

Les propriétaires de chien auraient moins de risques de mourir prématurément — Santé

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En Suède, chaque fois qu'une personne se rend à l'hôpital, de nombreuses informations sont enregistrées. Dès lors, il est plus simple de croiser ces données. Cette étude ne saurait établir une véritable relation cause à effet, simplement une corrélation. Tove Fall, vétérinaire et co-auteur, précise cette incertitude: " Nous savons que les propriétaires de chiens ont en général un niveau d'activité physique plus élevé, ce qui peut être une des explications de ces résultats ". Lire la suite »

Union Cabinet Approves Setting up of 15th Finance Commission

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Addressing the media after the cabinet meet in the capital, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said "The Cabinet has approved Wage Policy for the 8th Round of Wage Negotiations for workmen in CPSEs". The Cabinet meeting was chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi . Apart from this, the Cabinet has also revised the salaries, gratuity and pension, etc of the judges of the Supreme Court and the high courts upon the recommendations of the Seventh Pay Commission. Lire la suite »

Government accused of 'grave errors' in Hinkley Point deal

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The report argues the financial case for Hinklely Point C has weakened since it was first announced several years ago, in part due to the declining costs of renewable such as wind and solar. Britain agreed an £18bn deal to build the new plant in Somerset last September with finance coming from the French and Chinese governments. But Greenpeace UK's head of energy, Hannah Martin, backed the PAC's conclusions. Lire la suite »

Air Pollution May Affect Sperm Quality And Lead To Infertility

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To explore this possibility further, researchers from Chinese University of Hong Kong looked at the impact on health of short and long term exposure to fine particulate matter (PM2.5) among almost 6,500 15 to 49 year old men in Taiwan. It, however, clarified that it is an observational study and thus no firm conclusions can be drawn about cause and effect. "But numerous components of fine particulate matter, such as heavy metals and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, have been linked to sperm ... Lire la suite »

Josh Hazlewood is poor man's James Anderson: Robert Key

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Australian pacer Josh Hazlewood , who along with Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins form the fast bowling pack for the hosts, has been termed as "poor man's" James Anderson by former England cricketer Robert Key. I am excited; I think he bowls really well on wickets that bounce a bit, something like out there at the Gabba. Nathan Lyon, the offspinner who provoked a storm when he said Australia were out to "end careers" for England players, will be a key man to relieve the pace trio and allow ... Lire la suite »

Amputé après une fracture, il porte plainte contre le CHU de Grenoble

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L'attitude du médecin régulateur du Samu, appelé dans la foulée de la chute de Thomas, est largement pointée du doigt. Selon l'avocat de Thomas, ce geste a eu des conséquences dramatiques. La jambe n'est plus irriguée depuis trop longtemps. L'amputation est désormais inéluctable . Thomas compte demander réparation afin de s'offrir une prothèse perfectionnée qui lui permettra de poursuivre ses activités sportives. Lire la suite »

U.S. warns citizens against risks of travel to Saudi Arabia

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The Saudi-led coalition has also not been responding to new U.N. flight requests, U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres' spokesman Farhan Haq said. Haq said humanitarian staff have been unable to move in or out of Yemeni capital Sana'a, which is held by the Houthis, since the blockade went into effect. Lire la suite »

Almost 21M People Now Have Access to HIV Treatment

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However, one million people died from illnesses and complications related to HIV / AIDS, said the report of the entity. Now South Africa has the biggest life-saving treatment programme in the world, with more than four million people on treatment. Lire la suite »

About 50 Employees Fired From Essentia For Not Getting Flu Shot

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The deadline to get the shot was Monday. In a statement, the company said more than 99 percent of Essentia's 13,900 employees have either gotten the shot, received an exemption or are in the exemption process. The Minnesota Department of Health doesn't take a position in this debate. MDH does promote flu shots for anyone who is at high risk for influenza and anyone who is around high risk patients, including hospital workers. Lire la suite »

HC suggests to airlift Karol Bagh's Hanuman statue

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The HC bench comprising of acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar were referring to a petition filed by an non-government organisation which has alleged that there have been many encroachments in the area surrounding the Lord Hanuman statue, which have to be removed; and this is possible only if the deity is moved from that place. Lire la suite »

Broncos will start Paxton Lynch against Raiders

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The team's quarterbacks were to be informed of the decision Tuesday and coach Vance Joseph is expected to announce the move to the team Wednesday morning. When Siemian was benched in Week 9, Brock Osweiler took over for three games, only to produce numerous same troublesome results: turnovers, inefficiency and losses. Lire la suite »

Formerly conjoined twins head home to North Carolina after separation surgery

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This September 2016 photo provided by the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia shows conjoined twin girls Abby Delaney, right, and Erin at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia . Taylor. The 11-hour surgery was the 23rd time that surgeons at CHOP have separated a pair of conjoined twins, but the first craniopagus (joined at the head and the least common) pair. Lire la suite »

Un chirurgien affirme avoir réussi la première greffe de tête humaine

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Le neurochirurgien controversé a rapporté au cours d'une conférence de presse avoir réussi à connecter les vaisseaux sanguins, les nerfs et la colonne vertébrale de la tête d'un donneur avec le corps d'un receveur, tous deux décédés. Objectif? Une sorte de répétition générale avant l'étape finale, consistant à greffer la tête d'une personne vivante, ce qui, de l'avis de nombreux spécialistes, a peu de chance d'aboutir. Lire la suite »

Une nouvelle étude pourrait changer la donne en Europe — Glyphosate

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Une nouvelle étude, réalisée au Etats-Unis et publiée dans le Journal of the National Cancer Institute , ne relève pas de lien significatif entre l'utilisation de l'herbicide et l'apparition de cancer. Des résultats qui viennent contredire de précédentes recherches. Comme le rappelle Sciences et Avenir , en 2015, le Centre international de recherche sur le cancer (CIRC) avait alors classé le glyphosate comme cancérogène probable pour l'homme . Lire la suite »

Probe ordered after hospital charges Rs 18 lakh for dengue treatment

The girl was taken off ventilator after suffering more than 70 per cent brain damage. Singh added that the family had to request another hospital to take her in just to declare her dead. The family of the deceased, Adya Singh, alleged that the doctors continued her treatment in the ICU, in full knowledge that her condition had deteriorated beyond cure. Lire la suite »

Spit test may diagnose, predict duration of concussion in kids

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Symptoms can last for two weeks or longer. They were also able to identify one microRNA that could predict which kids would have a specific symptom: difficulties with memory and problem-solving, Hicks said. "Modifying this approach for patients with concussions could potentially provide a rapid, objective tool for managing brain injury". Hicks said predicting the length of concussions as early as possible would help ensure patients get the right care, and advise patients and parents on how ... Lire la suite »