• Why has Delhi chief secretary not been arrested — AAP questions
Why has Delhi chief secretary not been arrested — AAP questions

In the stand-off, AAP was called the urban-Naxalite face of Delhi . The MLAs are under tremendous pressure from public, it said. AAP Govt is unable to deliver-Beating of Chief Secretary by MLAs in front of CM is another low & is aimed to divert attention from Govt failures! Calling it an "unfortunate incident", Maken slammed CM Arvind Kejri...

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  • Almost 80 flu deaths in Georgia reported this year
Almost 80 flu deaths in Georgia reported this year

The updated number of deaths in the state was released Tuesday. Additionally, they urge everyone to stay home when sick, wash hands frequently and cough into a sleeve to prevent the spread of flu. Doctors say a combination of inflammation, an increased risk of clotting in the blood and the stress the flu puts on your body could be factors that migh...

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  • Bengaluru MLA NA Haris' son Mohammed Nalapad Haris surrenders
Bengaluru MLA NA Haris' son Mohammed Nalapad Haris surrenders

Son of Congress MLA NA Haris, 30-year-old Nalapad allegedly attacked a youth along with his friends at a pub in UB City Mall on Saturday night. The group asked the victim, who has been identified as Vidwath, to "sit properly". He also made it clear that offenders should be punished to the full extent regardless of their position. "Congress MLA must...

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  • Ex-Oxfam official to give 'his version' on sex scandal
Ex-Oxfam official to give 'his version' on sex scandal

Oxfam is also committing to publish its 2011 internal investigation into staff involved in sexual and other misconduct in Haiti as soon as possible, after taking steps necessary to prevent witnesses being identified. "But I never gave into these advances", he said. According to the United Kingdom newspaper, The Times and the Daily Mail , th...

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  • Deadly Dallas Flu Season Not Done Yet
Deadly Dallas Flu Season Not Done Yet

It can also make the illness milder in the event someone who was vaccinated does get the flu. The federal government says the flu vaccine is only 25 percent effective against that strain, the major culprit behind this season's rough flu season.

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  • New antibiotic family found in soil
New antibiotic family found in soil

In a study published yesterday in Nature Microbiology , Brady and his colleagues report on the discovery of a class of antibiotics that he says are one of the best examples to come from this platform. As researchers around the world scramble to cultivate new molecules that can destroy disease-causing microorganisms, scientists from The Rockefell...

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  • Oxfam admits 'serious error' after re-hiring man sacked over Haiti misconduct
Oxfam admits 'serious error' after re-hiring man sacked over Haiti misconduct

Actress Minnie Driver has stepped down as one of Oxfam's global ambassadors following revelations of sexual abuse by aid workers in Haiti. In her letter to NGOs, Mordaunt said responses to DfID must confirm that a safe and trusted environment was provided that safeguarded anyone their organisation had contact with; and that there was an organis...

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  • 17 new flu deaths reported in North Carolina; 22 in SC
17 new flu deaths reported in North Carolina; 22 in SC

From January 29 to February 10, nearly 4,000 flu vaccines have been administered to Louisianians at no cost to the public. In recent weeks, Grand Strand Health and Tidelands Health hospital system have encouraged children under the age of 12 and those with flu-like symptoms to avoid visiting loved ones being treated at local medical facilities.

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  • Bafana Bafana move up in February FIFA rankings
Bafana Bafana move up in February FIFA rankings

Morocco is followed in this ranking by Egypt (43rd), Cameroon (51st) and Nigeria (52nd). During the month under review, the Eagles lost a game but also won four and the accumulation of points from a specific period was considered. Globally, the top fourteen places have no alterations with current world cup title-holders Germany leading the list...

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  • 14% of all Texas deaths related to flu — CDC
14% of all Texas deaths related to flu — CDC

The CDC reports this week that 63 people out of every 100,000 between the ages of 50 and 64 have been hospitalized with the flu . The CDC developed a vaccine to help combat the flu early in the season, but this year's strain mutated, making the vaccine not work for most people.

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  • OxyContin maker stops promoting opioids, cuts sales staff
OxyContin maker stops promoting opioids, cuts sales staff

Opioids were involved in more than 42,000 overdose deaths in 2016, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . As reported by the Wall Street Journal , Purdue will continue selling the drug, but will no longer send salespeople to doctors' offices to promote it.

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  • Team USA Olympians Who Are Also Parents
Team USA Olympians Who Are Also Parents

Mark Johnson, the Badgers women's hockey coach, shared some Olympic coaching ideas with Granato but conceded that the landscape is totally different than the one in which he directed a US team because of the preparation time. "Character came into this bigtime", Johannson had said. If Flyers captain Claude Giroux watches any of next month's Olym...

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  • Things to Really Like About Bristol-Myers Squibb's Q4 Earnings Results
Things to Really Like About Bristol-Myers Squibb's Q4 Earnings Results

Analysts expect annual earnings of $3.23 per share. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 69.80% of the company's stock. Parnassus Ca has invested 0.71% in Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY ). The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, February 1st. Investors of record on Friday, January 5...

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  • First human eggs grown in lab in fertility 'breakthrough'
First human eggs grown in lab in fertility 'breakthrough'

Out of 87 immature eggs, only 9 developed fully. A team at the University of Edinburgh , working with NY scientists, developed fully grown human eggs in a laboratory using small immature egg cells removed from ovary tissue, according to a report in the journal Molecular Human Reproduction .

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  • Almost 80000 laptops recalled, company says battery could burst into flame
Almost 80000 laptops recalled, company says battery could burst into flame

Something as innocent as a loose screw can cause major damage to a high-end, high-priced laptop like the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 5th Gen . Lenovo advises customers who have an affected laptop to stop using it immediately and contact the manufacturer.

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  • Food may influence cancer spread
Food may influence cancer spread

In future, the scientists believe that alongside conventional treatments like chemotherapy, breast cancer patients could be given a diet in hospital that restricts asparagine to help stop the disease spreading and improve outcomes. Although mice who didn't eat asparagine did experience a drop of the amino acid in their bodies, humans might not ...

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  • Aggressive flu epidemic set to strike twice this season
Aggressive flu epidemic set to strike twice this season

The flu season ends in the spring. Numerous measurements are still going up. but we're at week ten and some seasons go to 20 weeks, I would say the timing is not particularly unusual. "Some of the serious consequences of influenza are bacterial pneumonias". The flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses.

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  • Meet Lucas! First Gerber baby with Down syndrome
Meet Lucas! First Gerber baby with Down syndrome

Gerber has announced their 2018 spokesbaby and his name is Lucas. Lucas's parents said they entered the contest on a whim, but hope to use the opportunity to educate the public about special needs children. "He's got an awesome personality and he goes through the milestones of every child". Samsung Electronics has donated some 4,000 Galaxy ...

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  • Cancer vaccine eliminates tumor in mice
Cancer vaccine eliminates tumor in mice

The other has been tested for human use in several unrelated clinical trials, according to the report. Of the 90 mice that received the treatment, 87 were cured. Similarly, recently approved cancer treatments, like auto T-cell therapy-while proven to be successful-comes with difficult-to-handle side effects as well as an extremely high cost.

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  • A hot cuppa increases risk of oesophageal cancer, study finds
A hot cuppa increases risk of oesophageal cancer, study finds

The idea that very hot drinks such as hot tea or hot coffee can cause esophageal cancer is not at all new. Data were included for 456,155 individuals aged 30 to 79 years who were followed for a median of 9.2 years. "But even in the hot areas, which is in the Northeast and West Coast, most people will be adding something to it, whether it's a ...

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