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Gigaba to assess damages to pension funds caused by Steinhoff saga

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Malusi Gigaba says he is mindful that many retirement and savings funds may be affected by the loss in the value of Steinhoff shares. As the regulator for capital markets in South Africa, the Minster supports the decision by the Financial Services Board, which it has conveyed to the National Treasury, that it has instituted an independent investigation into possible false and misleading reports in terms of section 81 of the Financial Markets Act, as well as any related abuses; this is over and ... Lire la suite »

Alzheimer's Cases to Double by 2060

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Many of these individuals will not progress to Alzheimer's dementia, Brookmeyer explained. In the study-which was funded by the National Institutes of Health-the researchers analyzed studies available on rates of progression of Alzheimer's disease, and used that data in a computer model they built that took into consideration the aging of the U.S population. Lire la suite »

Snow squall watch continues for Almaguin, North Bay

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UPDATE (3:18 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7): A snow squall warning has ended but a watch continues for Bayfield Inlet - Dunchurch and South River - Burk's Falls and is now in effect for North Bay - Powassan - Mattawa and West Nipissing - French River areas, as well. Lire la suite »

Raymond Dokpesi : AIT boss says APC has destroyed PDP's legacy

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Chapter 2, Section 8 of the PDP Constitution says, "A person who desires to rejoin the party after leaving it shall (a) Apply to his ward secretary for re-admission; and (b) Unless given waiver by the National Working Committee (NWC), be placed on probation for a period of not less than one year". Lire la suite »

Study suggests immunotherapy may help overcome trastuzumab-resistance in breast cancer

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MONALEESA-7 is a phase III randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial investigating the efficacy and safety of Kisqali in combination with oral hormonal therapies and goserelin versus endocrine treatment alone in premenopausal or perimenopausal women with HR+/HER2- advanced breast cancer who had not previously received endocrine therapy for advanced disease. Lire la suite »

Viagra is about to get a lot cheaper

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Britain is to become the first country in the world where the erectile dysfunction drug Viagra can be bought without the need for a doctor's prescription from 2018, its maker Pfizer said. On Monday, Pfizer will begin selling the generic at half the $65-a-pill retail price. Many more generics go on sale next summer, which will steadily slash the price of generics, possibly by 90 percent. Lire la suite »

Getting The Flu Shot Is Still Your Best Protection

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Reports coming out of Australia, where the yearly flu strikes first, indicate 93,000 cases of H3N2, a subtype of influenza A. That's more than double the usual number of cases, and particularly worrisome given influenza A typically hits young children and the elderly the hardest. Lire la suite »

More dark reflections from 'Black Mirror'

Hang the DJ is not an episode for Tinder fans as it extrapolates the concept of online dating to a point where a companion device decided when the relationship of the two people dating is set to end as well as deciding who its users should date. Lire la suite »

Buhari Visits Kano, Grants Amnesty to 500 Prison Inmates

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He lamented that from 1999 to 2014, Nigeria got so much wealth but it was misused. The president said he had seen a lot in politics since he joined it in 2003, adding that Nigerians must understand the difference between democratic and military administration. Lire la suite »

Un cas de méningite rapporté en Gironde

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En collaboration avec l'Éducation nationale, l'ARS a listé les personnes en contact avec le petit malade: 66 enfants et 12 adultes . Un traitement antibiotique préventif leur est alors proposé. Aujourd'hui, ces infections restent rares en France et leurs symptômes peuvent être confondus avec d'autres maladies moins graves, ce qui peut malheureusement retarder le diagnostic. Lire la suite »

Uterus transplant took over a year to prove successful, doctors say

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A womb transplant program at Baylor has been under way since previous year, and surgeons there have completed eight in a medical trial of 10 transplants, according to Time . But according to Tech Times , the donor uterus came from Taylor Siler, a Dallas nurse who has two children. It took months to ensure that the transplanted uterus would be functional and then many more to determine if the implanted embryo would prove viable, Dr. Lire la suite »

World Bank to assist Nigeria in monitoring repatriated $321million Abacha loot

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These funds being returned to Nigeria - initially frozen in Luxembourg - were confiscated by Switzerland as part of criminal proceedings brought by the public prosecutor's office of Geneva against Abba Abacha in December 2014. The Country Director of the World Bank office in Abuja, Rachid Benmessaoud, signed for the World Bank. The core of StAR's work lies in country engagements that aim at building the capacity of the various stakeholders engaged in asset recovery and facilitating worldwide ... Lire la suite »

Deadpool Offering Fans Free Deadpool Tattoos at Brazil Comic Con

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And similar to how Reynolds spoofed Bob Ross in the official Deadpool 2 teaser, today's announcement video is another textbook example of his near-perfect comic timing. "Well, here it goes". Reynolds hilariously captioned the Twitter clip, "My mom barely has any room left on her face for another tattoo". But she's going for it. Lire la suite »

Gas station hopes blue lights in bathroom can deter drug use

That store, located on 325 Freeport St.in Parnassus, is the only one now using the new lights. "One of our highest priorities at Sheetz is creating a safe and secure environment for our customers and employees", Sheetz spokesman Nick Ruffner said in a statement to Triblive Tuesday. Lire la suite »

Bristol (BMY) Position Held by First Financial Bank - Trust Division

The stock decreased 0.63% or $0.39 during the last trading session, reaching $61.63. Traders have different rules for what constitutes liquidity and a good guide is the volume of trades and volume of shares that are traded each day. (NYSE:MOH). Canada Pension Plan Investment Board reported 0.03% of its portfolio in Molina Healthcare, Inc. It also upped Pinnacle Foods Inc Del Com (NYSE:PF) stake by 18,575 shares and now owns 248,110 shares. Lire la suite »

Study confirms higher breast cancer risk with hormone-based contraception

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That information was compared to those who were diagnosed with breast cancer, which showed there was a 20 percent increase in risk of breast cancer for those taking contraceptives. "Depending on their reasons for using oral contraceptives, they might want to consider other options, including non-hormonal contraceptives". Over the years, makers of birth control pills and hormone replacement therapy for women past menopause have reduced the amount of estrogen in their products. Lire la suite »

Affordable Care Act sign-ups seen as falling short though more enroll

With little more than a week before enrollment ends for individual exchange coverage , the number of sign-ups has fallen way behind the pace of previous years, given the shortened enrollment period. A spokesman for Health and Human Services says the cuts reflect a decline in participation. Congress is on a path that appears to be heading toward repealing Obamacare's individual mandate, and health insurers have long warned that repealing the penalty for not having insurance while ... Lire la suite »

8 things to know about CHIP funding right now

Medicaid and CHIP combined have brought the uninsured rate among children to 5 percent, the lowest it has ever been, according to data from the Kaiser Family Foundation. Officials said the revision means CMS can make states whole with federal dollars through December 31, 2017, even if a state has already received its original share of the redistribution funding under the current proration rule. Lire la suite »

High-Fat Food Facilities Weight Loss, Research suggests

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Louis U.S., by activating Hedgehog pathway in fat cells in mice they could feed the animals a high-fat diet without making them obese. Ph.D. Professor Fanxin Long from the Medicine and Developmental Biology Department of Orthopaedics at the Washington University said in a statement that, "Fat gain is due mainly to increased fat cell size". Lire la suite »

Jet Capital Investors LP Boosted Its Time Warner INC (TWX) Stake

The firm has "Buy" rating by Jefferies given on Monday, June 26. On Thursday, October 19 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with "Overweight". Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mngmt reported 624 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Schwartz Inv Counsel Inc, a Michigan-based fund reported 31,700 shares. Lire la suite »

Department of Health to Hold Public Hearing on Third Gender Option

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The public hearing will also be live streamed on the department's website. The proposed rule includes changes to the requirements for individuals to request a change to the sex designation on their birth certificate. He says it is a safe place for queer youth to connect and thrive. "I think there is a way it can be done that is smooth and respectful, and further acknowledges who people are", said Kirby. Lire la suite »

Spanking linked to dating violence

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Of those, 19 percent reported committing dating violence, and 69 percent of those had received corporal punishment as a child. "Analysis showed a significant positive association between corporal punishment and physical perpetration of dating violence". Lire la suite »