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Impact of World Series win continues!

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Dr. Melissa Dennis, an OB-GYN at advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, was wondering what was going on. One is Theo Hettinger, son of Erin and David. While there is no scientific evidence that the uptick is connected to the Cubs victory, there is plenty of anecdotal evidence from parents that celebrating the Cubs may have been the cause. Read More »

Inmates Film Their Escape from California Maximum Security Prison

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Nayeri stops and gives a thumbs up to the cellphone camera at one point. It is heavily edited and includes clips from news organizations covering the inmates' jail break, their version of how events took place, and pop music set as the background to their footage of their prison escape and time on the run. Read More »

Former Karnataka CM N Dharam Singh no more

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Mr Singh was minister in D Devaraj Urs, R Gundu Rao, Veerappa Moily and S M Krishna governments, holding key portfolios, including home and public works department, and has also worked as the Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee president. Read More »

Cancer-causing compounds overflowing in NY tap water

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Numerous existing legal limits are set far above levels that are truly health protective. "To ensure that they are drinking water and the water they are using at home is satisfactory, a system can be installed to take care of it", said Morrison. Read More »

Shocking! Alcohol can boost memory claims study

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Professor Celia Morgan, who led the study, said: " Our research not only showed that those who drank alcohol did better when repeating the word-learning task, but that this effect was stronger among those who drank more". The researchers believe that alcohol blocks the brain's ability to process and learn new information, leaving more brain functionality to continue rehearsing and laying the foundation of the previously learned material. Read More »

Judge approves plan for Charlie Gard's final hours

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Please refresh the page for the fullest version. Charlie's parents still say that the baby might have been helped if the treatment had been administered earlier. A High Court judge will decide at a hearing Wednesday whether his parents' wish to take him home to die will be granted. Ms Yates and Mr Gard had initially pleaded to take Charlie home to die, but conceded a hospice would be a better option after doctors said dying at home was not practical. Read More »

UN Says At Least 80% Children in Yemen Need Humanitarian Aid

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The directors of the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF), World Food Programme (WFP) and World Health Organization (WHO) released a joint statement today shedding light on a deadly cholera epidemic engulfing war-torn Yemen. The UN agency heads underscored that the delivery of food supplements and medical supplies is ongoing, as is the rebuilding of infrastructure, including hospitals, health centres and the water- sanitation network. Read More »

Fiancée of Driver in Deadly Smuggling Case: 'He Was Scared'

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Records show that Pyle Transportation Inc. failed to pay federal employment and trucking taxes for years, faced lawsuits over unpaid wages owed to drivers, and has been ordered to pay penalties for violations of federal safety rules. Accounts from three separate survivors indicate groups of immigrants were loaded into the trailer, and one unnamed undocumented migrant guessed there were up to 200 people in the trailer. Read More »

Building collapse kills 6 in Mumbai

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This is all due to unauthorised Civic sources; the state government had appointed a 10-member committee to formulate a strategy to prevent collapses of buildings. Several operations are still underway to rescue the trapped people. Another resident Virendra Singh, who is also the complainant in the case, said, "During rescue operation, BMC officials found props which were installed in the ground floor premise of Shitap". Read More »

Should Fighting Antibiotic Resistance Always Include Finishing A Prescribed Medication?

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The latest call for a change in advice to patients is published in an article in the BMJ . Fleming advised in his acceptance speech for the 1945 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine , "If you use penicillin, use enough!" Most of us have gone to the doctor with a killer sore throat or an ear ache that just won't quit and been prescribed an antibiotic with the sage direction to take all of the tablets, even after you start to feel better. Read More »

New Cochlear hearing processor will be Apple-compatible

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There are now more than 50 hearing aids that work with iPhones. Even with the help of hearing aids and cochlear implants , activities like talking on the phone or listening to music can be challenging for people with hearing problems. Cochlear implants are for those with severe and profound hearing loss and used when hearing aids are not sufficient. "In addition to improved listening skills, recent evidence suggests that a period of bimodal device use may result in improved language ... Read More »

Charlie Gard will be moved to hospice in days

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After months of court hearings over the 11-monthold baby's fate that drew attention from Pope Francis, US President Donald Trump and people around the world, discussion came down to the mundane, heart-wrenching details of ending a life: How could Charlie be transported from a hospital to his parents' west London home? Ms Yates walked out of Wednesday's hearing in tears after the judge set the timetable. Read More »

Charlie Gard to spend last days in hospice

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However, the child's progressive muscular deterioration had "ma (de) it impossible to start the experimental care plan". Connie Yates and Chris Gard's lawyer said the couple had withdrawn their bid to take baby Charlie, who has a rare genetic disease, across the Atlantic to receive experimental nucleoside therapy. Read More »

United Kingdom workers win landmark battle over employment rights

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Unison general secretary Dave Prentis said: "It's a major victory for employees everywhere ". Employment tribunal fees were introduced on 29 July 2013, with the stated aims of transferring some of the costs of operating the tribunals from the taxpayer to those that use the service, encouraging earlier settlement and discouraging unmeritorious claims. Read More »

New Treatment 'Completely Effective' in Blocking HIV Transmission Between Gay Men

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In this study, which ran from 2012-2016, an undetectable load refers to when the HIV-positive partner is on medication to suppress the virus. The Opposites Attract study , which included 16,889 acts of condomless anal sex between the partners involved, aimed to find whether or not HIV is transmitted between partners of differing HIV statuses where the HIV-positive partner is on HIV-supressing treatment. Read More »

A fizzy drink with your main meal could be making you fat

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After controlling for several factors that can affect people's amount of visceral fat - including their age, gender, physical activity level and body mass index (BMI) - the researchers found that over the course of the study, the participants who never drank sugar-sweetened beverages and the participants who drank them only occasionally gained the least amount of body fat: about 40 cubic inches each (or 658 cubic centimeters and 649 cubic centimeters, respectively), on average. Read More »

Right to privacy a qualified fundamental right: Centre to SC

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Venugopal, who was arguing for the government, also said "the rights under 21 are not absolute". There are several aspects to Right to Life such as right to food, shelter and employment but everything does not enjoy the status of a fundamental right, K K Venugopal said. Read More »

Three Years After Gruesome Execution, Ohio Set to Resume State-Sanctioned Killing

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OH halted executions after the 2014 lethal injection of Dennis McGuire using midazolam , during which the inmate appeared to snort and gasp. Akron child killer Ronald Phillips will be put to death at 10 a.m. Two former OH attorney generals have also taken a bi-partisan stand against the death penalty . The most significant issue is the state's own failure to act on needed changes to the death penalty system. Read More »

ED arrests Kashmiri separatist leader Shabir Shah in terror financing case

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Early in June, NIA had raided 23 locations across Srinagar and Delhi, following the questioning of the seven separatist leaders. They include Geelani's son-in-law Altaf Ahmed Shah, three key aides Ayaz Akbar, Mehrajuddin Kalwal and Bashir Ahmad Bhat and Nayeem Khan and Shahid-ul-Islam, a close associate of Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, seen as a moderate among separatists. Read More »

American Red Cross: Blood Shortage Emergency Continues

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Eligible donors of all types are urgently needed, said Alana J. Mauger, external communications manager. "The blood supply is like a cell phone battery, it constantly needs recharging", Mauger said. Donation appointments and completion of a RapidPass online health history questionnaire are encouraged to help reduce the time it takes to donate. Read More »

Sri Lanka Cabinet approves long-delayed port deal with China

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A strike by Sri Lanka's Ceylon Petroleum Cooperation (CPC) Trade Union affecting fuel distribution in the country will not impact bunkering, local sources have told Ship & Bunker. "We hope to strengthen the operations of the Hambantota Port which will be beneficial for Sri Lanka ", Samarasinghe said. The rest of the stake will be held by Sri Lanka Ports Authority. Read More »

Eli Lilly Shares Lower After Update on Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug

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Wal now has $233.49B valuation. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. now owns 6,406,387 shares of the company's stock worth $471,190,000 after buying an additional 1,195,661 shares in the last quarter. Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY ) reported second Quarter revenue $5.82 billion vs. $5.40 billion year ago. The stock of Eli Lilly and Co (NYSE: LLY ) earned "Market Perform" rating by BMO Capital Markets on Friday, November 25. Read More »

Charmme moves to High Court against SIT

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However, a woman officer will be present and Prohibition and Excise agreed not to pressurize the actress during questioning. The actress is even against the collection of blood samples and nails in the drugs case. All those who have been summoned so far have voluntarily given samples, he said. "If the same happens, I, being an unmarried lady, will have to face serious consequences in the eyes of society spoiling my career and future", Charmme was quoted saying. Read More »

Just 150 more cases of measles could cost the U.S. $2.1 million

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The MMR vaccine is an inoculation against the three diseases. "It's likely to be the first infectious disease causing outbreaks if vaccination declines". For them, and your community. And because vaccine hesitant parents tend to live in clusters, it makes the potential of large outbreaks that much more likely. Read More »

South African Child's Case Offers New Hope for HIV Cure

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Steven Deeks, an AIDS specialist at the University of California, San Francisco. The report emphasized the need to invest in new ways of delivering HIV treatment and prevention services to people and places most in need. Scientists believe other factors may have contributed to the child's remission, but they said this case and two others like it, one in the United States and one in France, may provide insight into how treating babies early could prevent them from having to take HIV drugs ... Read More »

South African HIV-positive child medication-free for nearly nine years

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Namely, they offered details on the status of a child born with HIV which, after being treated as an infant, is still in remission even nearly nine years later. She was able to control the virus again after treatment resumed. - A French teen who was born with HIV and is now around 20 has had her infection under control despite no HIV medicines since she was roughly 6 years old. Read More »

BoE says more defenses may be needed against consumer credit

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In a speech to the University of Liverpool's Institute for Risk and Uncertainty, Mr Brazier said: " We have already, in recent months, taken steps to strengthen banks' defences against losses by raising the capital buffers they are required to hold on all their lending. Read More »

CTE Found In The Brains Of 110 Former NFL Players

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CTE can cause such symptoms as memory loss, depression, confusion and dementia, and can develop years after blows to the brain have stopped. It also acknowledges the lack of a comparison group that represents all individuals exposed to college-level or professional football. Read More »

Conservatives weaponise student debt

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Then the conspicuousness of his position was further underscored by Welsh First Minister Carwyn Jones' insistence that leaving the Single Market would be bad news for farmers and jobs. Mr Corbyn said Labour had made it clear it wanted tariff free trade with the EU but had not "jumped on either side" of the fence on customs union membership. Read More »