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Clean your brain with wine

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The team from the University of Rochester Medical Center said that this is the first study to show that low doses of alcohol are potentially beneficial to brain health. In this case, low doses of alcohol aid the glymphatic system, which Nedergaard and her colleagues first noted in 2012. "Studies have shown that low-to-moderate alcohol intake is associated with a lesser risk of dementia, while heavy drinking for many years confers an increased risk of cognitive decline", sums up Maiken ... Read More »

British American Tobacco PLC (BTI) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages

It has outperformed by 17.67% the S&P500. Edgemoor Investment Advisors Inc increased Enbridge Inc (ENB) stake by 6.33% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Federated Investors had 39 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of British American Tobacco p.l.c. (NYSE:BTI) earned "Overweight" rating by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, November 2. Read More »

Exxon Mobil (XOM) Announces Earnings Results

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About 4.86M shares traded or 248.99% up from the average. It has underperformed by 25.78% the S&P500. Cardinal Capital Management Llc decreased its stake in Golub Cap Bdc Inc (GBDC) by 4.24% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Read More »

Liverpool vs Tottenham Hotspur: 3 key battles

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The North London side can climb above the Reds into the top four with a win on Sunday. It is a less than comfortable gap but Klopp is aware that his side need to step up to the challenge if they are to rightfully earn their place in the top four come the last day of the season. Read More »

DDA proposes uniform FAR, big relief to traders facing threat of sealing

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The bandh called by Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT), an umbrella body of trade groups, affected markets in Chandni Chowk, Karol Bagh, Sadar Bazar, Kashmiri Gate, Bhagirath Place, Defence Colony, Green Park, among other areas. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has said the government will approach the Supreme Court asking for a temporary ban on the sealing drive. While, the Delhi Congress president, speaking on "mixed land use reforms" said that it was "very unusual that associations ... Read More »

Missing woman 'found' on the The Bachelor

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But as of Friday, she still appeared on California's state website as a missing person. Bad communications helped, too. Rebekah Martinez , 22, has been seen weekly on television screens since January 1 when the season debuted, and yet had also simultaneously been registered as a missing person in California's Humboldt County. Read More »

Westpac Banking Corp Purchases 7758 Shares of Dollar Tree, Inc. (DLTR)

The United Capital Financial Advisers Llc holds 14,492 shares with $1.18 million value, down from 36,081 last quarter. Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) has risen 3.60% since February 1, 2017 and is uptrending. Tokio Marine Asset invested in 0.05% or 4,128 shares. Shell Asset Management Co. grew its stake in shares of Dollar Tree by 368.4% in the third quarter. Read More »

Former 'Grid Girl' talks about time on the track

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Darts took a similar decision this month, banning the women who walk on with the players before matches. "They were necessary really", Ecclestone said , "because when the team driver wants to get on to the grid, it's much better and easier for them to know their place where they need to stop". Read More »

Muslim family beheads Hindu man over love affair in India

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Ankit's mother earlier said that on the busy streets of Delhi's Raghubir Nagar on Thursday her cry for help remained unanswered for nearly half an hour as onlookers passed by and even e-rickshaw and auto-drivers refused to rush her injured son to the hospital. Read More »

CDC: 16 Children Died Last Week From Flu

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Fear of the flu is spreading after 53 children have reportedly died this season. "So far this year the cumulative rate of hospitalization is the highest since we began tracking in this way", Dr. While there are precautions being taken - flu shots, cleaning more thoroughly, wearing masks - it is hard to get all of the germs that are out there. Read More »

Woman Almost Torches Hair Off With Fire-Blowing Hair Dryer

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It was filmed by customer Erika Augthun Shoolbred who says she was burnt on the hand and made a decision to share the footage online to warn others. The hair dryer in question, OraCorp's Professional Grade Hair Dryer, which retails for $19.99 has been removed from the site, but according to Shoolbred, the company has not yet responded to her regarding the incident. Read More »

North Korea is helping develop Syria's chemical weapons programme, United Nations says

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The investigation has shown "further evidence of arms embargo and other violations, including through the transfer of items with utility in ballistic missile and chemical weapons programs", the United Nations monitors wrote. This undated photo released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on February 1, 2018, shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un at the newly-remodeled Pyongyang Trolley Bus Factory in Pyongyang. Read More »

Hawaii Emergency Agency Worker Says Was Sure Attack Was Real

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But he added that he himself had been having a "very difficult" time in the wake of the incident, including getting death threats. He said he empathizes with the families impacted and said he hasn't been able to sleep or eat very well. Bruce Oliveira shared details of the state's probe and said when the mistake was realized, the employee "froze" and "seemed confused". But HI-EMA didn't send a retraction to cellphones until 38 minutes after the original alert. Read More »

Distractions engulf James as Cavs prepare for Rockets

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Gerald Green added 15 points for Houston. The Rockets played without Paul (groin injury), and Trevor Ariza (hamstring) and then lost Eric Gordon to a lower back injury in the second quarter. The Houston Rockets are rolling, molding themselves into a deep, explosive team capable of challenging the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference finals. Read More »

People With Anxiety Are More Likely to be Bitten by Dogs

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Researchers from the University of Liverpool found that anxious people are far more likely to have been bitten by a dog . People rated themselves on a scale of one to seven for emotional stability, and the researchers found that for each point increase in stability, there was a 23 per cent decrease in likelihood of having been bitten. Read More »

Kerala FM presents Rs 1,15661.05 cr budget for 2018-19

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To increase the income of the debt-ridden state, the Government intends to impose heavy tax on alcohol. Human Resources Development in Tourism through the prestigious Kerala Institute of Tourism and Travel Studies (KITTS) has been assured Rs 4.40 crore, while similar projects under the State Institute of Hospitality Management (SIHM) gets Rs 3.30 crore, and Food Crafts Institute gets Rs 3.85 crore. Read More »

United States report links tumours, mobile phones

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The concern with this type of radiation is that it produces energy in the form of heat, and frequent exposure against the skin could alter brain cell activity, as some studies have suggested. This energy is not almost as strong as ultraviolet radiation or X-ray energy, but the new studies add to the mounting evidence that even microwave radiation, in high doses, can pose some health risks. Read More »

Katherine Lockler, Nurse in Florida, Really Bugged by Flu

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This is HILARIOUS! I think she needs her own TV show. "If you have a team member from your softball team who is sick or injured, you don't bring the entire team in to visit them...there is a cesspool of funky flu at the ER". Oh, and she also has a message for everyone yelling at her about the long wait in the emergency room these days: "If you ain't dying now, you're going to have to wait a little bit longer", she says. Read More »

Are you sitting down for this? New research says you shouldn't be

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Don't take this weight-loss news sitting down. He recommends standing periodically throughout the day "as many times as you can" for at least 30 minutes at a time. Could something as simple as standing instead of sitting also help us to lose weight? The participants included in the studies averaged 33 years of age, 60 percent were men and the average weight of the volunteers was about 143 pounds. Read More »

'Modicare' in Budget 2018; Big Boost for Health Sector

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In his budget address today, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the government will develop two defence industrial production corridors and bring out an industry- friendly military production policy to promote the domestic defence industry. Read More »

Breast Cancer Treatments Can Raise Heart Disease Risk In Women

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During cancer treatments , patients should pay attention not only to their breast health, but also to their general health, including their heart, said Dr. "The problem is they can affect the heart if they are not monitored". She said that a breast cancer patient who goes through chemo for three or four months loses 30 percent of her fitness, gains 10 pounds and ages the equivalent of 20 years. Read More »

There's still time to get theflu shot

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He went on to say all Medicine Shoppe locations in the state are stocked with both Tamiflu and the flu vaccine. This year's flu pandemic is being compared to the intensity of the 2009 swine flu-and is still growing worse. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, California is one of the 39 states that have experienced widespread flu-like illnesses. Read More »

FOX 2's Jasmine Huda at the 'Go Red for Women' luncheon

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National Wear Red Day was born in 2003 as a proactive way to bring national attention to the disease that affects almost 500,000 American women each year. This year, the day is celebrated on Friday, Feb. 2, which also happens to be Groundhog Day. Since 2004, the retailer has raised a staggering $65 million for the American Heart Association's signature campaign! You can purchase Red Dress pins for $3 each, and 100% of the proceeds benefit Go Red for Women. Read More »

19 year old girl raped by Facebook friend

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The Market police on Thursday arrested K Bikshapathi, 23, hailing from Jangaon district. In her complaint, the victim stated that she got in touch with the accused through Facebook about two months ago. At 11am on January 21, he again came to Hyderabad and asked the victim to meet him at Swathi Hotel. He then visited his sister's place in Jagathgirigutta area. Read More »

This Coffee May Cause Cancer

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A lawsuit working its way through California's courts could mean that the Golden State's coffee shops might have to post cancer warnings for the beloved beverage. For the record, USA Today notes that acrylamide, a carcinogen found in cooked foods such as French fries is also a natural byproduct of the coffee roasting process. Read More »

A cancer 'vaccine' is completely eliminating tumors in mice

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A new cancer treatment experiment at Stanford University that used immune-stimulators to target tumors in mice had remarkably encouraging results. "In the mice, we saw wonderful, body-wide effects, including the elimination of tumors all over the animal". Cancers frequently exist in a weird sort of limbo with respect to the invulnerable framework. Read More »

Blood check finds poisonous Alzheimer's proteins

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The protein can be detected up to two decades before outward signs of dementia begin, including memory loss and cognitive decline. "This test is at least as good as current brain scan techniques and far surpasses existing blood tests", said Colin Masters, professor of dementia research at Melbourne's Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health , who led the study. Read More »

CDC Director Resigns After Tobacco Stock Purchase Revealed

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Politico reporter Sarah Karlin-Smith spoke with Marketplace host Amy Scott, and she said the conflict between Fitzgerald's financial choices and the CDC's anti-smoking mission is not the only reason for the resignation. "Inexplicably, she decided to make matters even worse - at a time when her existing holdings were already drawing scrutiny", he says. She also purchased stock in the health insurance and food industries at that time. Read More »

Russians athletes Olympics ban overturned

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The Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas) overturned the International Olympic Committee suspensions - for doping at the 2014 Winter Olympics - partially upholding 11 other appeals. It has also warned that the Court of Arbitration for Sport's (CAS) decision could have a "serious impact" on the fight against doping. Mutko called on the International Olympic Committee to allow them to enter, saying "we assume that those athletes who are ready, who have qualified, who have quotas in their sport, ... Read More »

Wear Red for Women event celebrates heart health

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American Heart Association is highlighting the fight against female heart disease in their Go Red For Women campaign, raising awareness to the cause by promoting the strong, passionate color of red . People are also encouraged to out and be active. Education means understanding the numbers that affect heart health: total cholesterol, HDL cholesterol, blood pressure, blood sugar and body mass index (BMI). Read More »

Nutritionist: Pizza for Breakfast Is Healthier Than You Might Think

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Speaking to The Daily Meal , registered dietician, Chelsey Amer , explained that when it comes to nutritional value, the take-away favourite actually trumps a number of more traditional breakfast dishes. Recent analysis by researchers from China and the Netherlands revealed that eating small amounts of cheese daily reduces the risk of developing a coronary heart disease . Read More »

37 flu-related deaths confirmed across Georgia

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She said they know the absentees are flu-related because parents will call informing the school their children have tested positive. Boulton said people aren't becoming sicker or experiencing more severe symptoms, there are just more people who are getting sick this season. Read More »