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Sleeping in on weekends may extend your life

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The study found that for people 65 and under, weekend sleep could make up for deficits of sleep accrued during the week. We here address the association of both weekday and weekend sleep duration with overall mortality. "The mortality rate among participants with short sleep during weekdays, but long sleep during weekends , did not differ from the rate of the reference group", a section of the research read. Read More »

Kiren Rijiju, Piyush Goyal, Dr Harsh Vardhan take up Rajyavardhan Rathore’s #FitnessChallenge

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He advised his followers to do the same and buy a bicycle as it helps us to stay fitter and close to our Mother Earth. Now I would like to challenge my wife @AnushkaSharma , our PM @narendramodi ji and @msdhoni Bhai for the same. Saina further went on to challenge Baahubali actor Rana Daggaubati, fellow shuttler PV Sindhu and cricketer Gautam Gambhir. Soon enough, the chain of challenging fitness idols started on Twitter , and celebrities like Virat Kohli , Anushka Sharma , Suresh Raina, ... Read More »

Mosquitoes get the attention, but experts warn of ticks Memorial Day weekend

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Brandon Jutras, a Lyme disease researcher in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Virginia Tech, says , "Warming temperatures are playing an important role in this increase". While deer are a favored food source, a whole variety of small critters including mice can carry pathogens, which ticks can pick up and spread to whichever creature they feed on next. Read More »

Sleeping In On The Weekends Can Help You Live Longer, Study Finds

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For people younger than 65 years old, shorter sleep on the weekdays and weekends led to earlier mortality. "Possibly, long weekend sleep may compensate for short weekday sleep". The team pointed out that they only assessed individuals aged 65 or under, not bearing the sleeping habits and mortality rates of those older in mind. Read More »

Tests show bats are not source of Nipah virus

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According to CEPI statement today, through a separate agreement Emergent has an exclusive option to license and control development of Profectus' Nipah virus vaccine. For instance, the 2004 outbreak in Bangladesh happened when the victims consumed raw date palm sap that had also been sipped by infected bats. NRAI had earlier said in a statement: "In view of Nipah virus in Kerala, it has been made a decision to postpone 18 KSS Championship and selection trial 5, which were scheduled to be ... Read More »

Troopers make record breaking fentanyl bust in Nebraska

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The drugs were discovered during a routine traffic stop after the truck was seen driving in the shoulder lane. Initially, the Nebraska state troopers believed they had discovered a large stash of cocaine. Police found fentanyl in a hidden compartment of a truck. Because the fentanyl is highly toxic, troopers did not perform a field test. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says fentanyl and its variants killed more than 20,000 Americans a year ago, and the number is increasing. Read More »

Seattle Mussels Test Positive for Opioids

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Every two years, scientists at the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) transplant uncontaminated mussels from an aquaculture source on Whidbey Island to various locations in Puget Sound to study pollution levels. "You wouldn't want to collect (and eat) mussels from these urban bays", James said. "The oxycodone was found in amounts thousands of times lower than a therapeutic dose for humans and would not be expected to affect the mussels, which likely don't metabolize the ... Read More »

Ebola: Congo outbreak fears as patients ESCAPE quarantine in Mbandaka

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The latest figures bring the number of people who have died showing Ebola infection symptoms up to 23, after the inclusion of the latest confirmed death, which occurred in the western Iboko region. At least seven new cases of the deadly disease have inflicted the West African nation as of Wednesday, May 23m with two more people confirmed to have died yesterday. Read More »

Incognito threw weights before hospitalization

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He said in April he was retiring and told a reporter his kidneys and liver were failing. Incognito was a third-round pick in the 2005 draft by the St. According to the report , Incognito was taken into custody under provisions of Florida's Baker Act , which allows involuntary psychiatric commitment for people seen as a danger to themselves or others. Read More »

Nipah virus toll in Indian state rises to 11

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In Bangladesh in 2004, humans were infected with Nipah virus after consuming date palm sap that had been contaminated by infected fruit bats. She is not quarantined in a private hospital in Mangaluru and samples have been sent to the diagnostic centre in Pune. Read More »

FDA: Don't use teething products with benzocaine

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The FDA is warning consumers to immediately stop using all baby teething products that contain benzocaine because they can pose a "serious risk" to infants and children. Companies are being urged to voluntarily halt sales of-and parents are being urged to eschew-these sore gum treatments, which are commonly used to treat pain related to teething and other various mouth irritations. Read More »

Kanye West's New Pusha T Album Coming Out This Friday!

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The image, taken in 2006, allegedly depicts Houston's bathroom in her Atlanta mansion littered with drugs and drug paraphernalia. I like this other artwork.' Now this other artwork is 85 grand. After making controversial statements regarding his politics and the history of black slavery, Kanye West is once again inciting criticism from fans on Twitter . Read More »

Harvey Weinstein turns himself in to police in sex abuse case

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Seven months after the allegations destroyed his career and catalyzed the #MeToo movement, the once-powerhouse movie producer turned himself in to face the charges, which stem from encounters with two of the dozens who have accused him of sexual misdeeds ranging from harassment to assault. Read More »

FDA approved a new drug to prevent migraine problems

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Aimovig blocks the calcitonin gene-related peptide receptor (CGRP-R), which is considered to play an important role in migraine . "The FDA approval of Aimovig demonstrates Novartis commitment to bringing meaningful new medicines to patients with complex neurologic diseases, like migraine", said Paul Hudson, who heads Novartis pharma division said in the company's press release . Read More »

Bill Gates has some scary anecdotes about Donald Trump

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Human papilloma virus ( HPV ) is the name for a group of viruses that affect your skin and the moist membranes lining your body, while HIV ( human immunodeficiency virus ) is a virus that damages the cells in your immune system and weakens your ability to fight everyday infections and disease. Read More »

First doses of experimental Ebola vaccine arrive in DR Congo

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The Democratic Republic of Congo plans to begin deploying an experimental Ebola vaccine to treat an outbreak of the disease in the country, the Health Ministry said. It was tested in Guinea in 2015 during the outbreak that killed more than 11,300 people in West Africa from 2014 to 2016. "The vaccine is complicated to use, requiring storage at a temperature between -60 and -80 C". Read More »

Liverpool invited to take part in new Club World Cup worth £100m

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Infantino, who faces re-election next year, presented the proposal in March for a new summer 24-club World Cup every four years, and a "Global Nations League" with a final eight-country round of matches, also every four years. The PFSC comment suggested an increasing split between FIFA and European football body UEFA. The Times is reporting that the first tournament could take place in 2021 with China said to be keen to host the competition. Read More »

Ebola outbreak in Congo spreads to urban area

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Fourteen cases have been confirmed with laboratory tests. Chief executive Doctor Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus visited the affected Bikoro area last weekend, saying he hoped for a "better way out" of the latest outbreak in DRC. The aid group Medecins Sans Frontieres said 514 people who are thought to have been in contact with infected people were now being monitored. Isolation zones have been set up in Mbandaka's main hospital as well as Bikoro hospital, with more Ebola treatment centers ... Read More »

Sonam Kapoor's Husband add wife's name in his surname

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Sonam Kapoor has left for Cannes immediately after she celebrated her wedding with the family members. She said, "I am a true feminist. And how do you know Anand has not changed his name?" However, in an interview , while at Cannes, Sonam said, "It's a choice, at the end of the day". Read More »

Congo warns of 'new phase' in Ebola outbreak after first urban case

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The Democratic Republic of Congo yesterday received thousands of Ebola vaccines after it was recently struck by the deadly disease, the health ministry has said. The World Health Organisation , which is deploying vaccines in the country, had expressed concern about the disease reaching the north-western city, which would make the outbreak, already believed to have killed 23 people, far harder to tackle. Read More »

Surgeon General Attends To Medical Emergency On Delta Flight

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Dr. Jerome Adams, an anesthesiologist, said he assisted someone on a Delta Air Lines jet as he prepared to fly Wednesday to Jackson, Mississippi. "Why yes - yes there was", he recounted in the tweet . President TrumpDonald John TrumpOregon governor to face state rep in November Ashford, Eastman neck and neck in Nebraska Dem primary Progressive pick Wild wins Dem primary for Pa. Read More »

You can eat romaine again; CDC: tainted lettuce likely gone

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Iowa and OR also reported their first lettuce-related E. coli cases in the past week. Health officials say there is a lag time of two to three weeks between when someone falls ill and when it's reported to the CDC. The outbreak has killed one person and sickened almost 150 others. The agency also warned restaurants not to serve romaine lettuce to customers. While most strains of the bacteria E. Read More »

Ex-Aston Villa defender Jlloyd Samuel killed in auto crash

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The club said: "Everybody associated with Bolton Wanderers Football Club is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of our former defender, Jlloyd Samuel". "Jlloyd leaves behind a family including a wife and four children who are devastated by their sudden loss". Latapy, who played for Porto and Rangers in a stellar career, remembered Samuel as "ambitious and personable". Read More »

Disruption of daily rhythms linked to mental health problems

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Researchers analysed activity data in more than 91,000 participants aged 37-73 from the UK Biobank general population cohort to obtain an objective measure of patterns of rest and activity rhythms. This study , explain researchers, is vital in understanding the balance between rest and activity. Circadian rhythms occur in plants, animals and throughout biology. Read More »

World Health Organization Seeks Ban Of Unhealthy Trans Fats

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Artificial trans fat or trans-fatty acids are produced in a process that adds hydrogen to liquid vegetable oils to make them more solid. Health advocates say trans fats are the most harmful fat in the food supply. REPLACE urges countries to assess and monitor trans fats consumption, establish laws to stamp out trans fats and raises awareness of their risk. There are two main sources for trans fats: natural sources (in the dairy products and meat of ruminants, such as cows and sheep); and ... Read More »

Netflix & ESPN Partner On Michael Jordan Docuseries 'The Last Dance'

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According to The Hollywood Reporter , Hehir has access to "more than 500 previously unseen hours of footage " from the 1997-1998 National Basketball Association season, which marked Jordan's final championship run with the Bulls . Jordan has signed off on his participation. Michael Jordan is one of North America's (and the world's) most iconic athletes ever. There are unconfirmed reports that Bugs Bunny will feature, talking about Jordan's cameo in Space Jam . Read More »

STD cases drastically climb in California

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STDs are booming in California, with health officials anxious about a 45% increase over the last five years. The cases of syphilis and gonorrhoea are more common among men. In the last few years, Kern County has seen sexually transmitted disease rates soar, putting Kern's STD rates among the highest in the state. 'We've known how to control syphilis since early 1900s. Read More »

Tim Allen shares first teaser for 'Last Man Standing' Season 7

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The reality is, the fans of Last Man Standing wouldn't leave this alone. All the while, titular star Roseanne Barr's been tweeting inflammatory political opinions , but FOX executives have insisted (during a conference call transcribed by Hollywood Reporter ) that they made their Last Man Standing decision based exclusively upon ratings potential, not politics. Read More »

Cashier-less store coming to IL

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The experience one gets by shopping at Amazon Go store possesses something of a novelty, which is still now attracting tourists to the Seattle location six months after opening. The 11 key-factors they looked at include restaurants participating in Prime Now, Amazon bookstores, free two-hour Whole Food delivery and Amazon Lockers. Read More »

First lady Melania 'doing really well' after medical procedure

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With the president watching, Mrs. Trump last week unveiled the "Be Best" campaign, which she said will focus on childhood well-being, social media use and opioid abuse. Melania Trump had an "embolisation procedure to treat a benign kidney condition", according to a statement. He also visited Monday after doctors performed the "embolization" procedure. Read More »

The cold - could it become less common?

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This makes vaccination an impossibility and gives our immune system a challenging task. Even if one does work, the virus can quickly evolve to gain resistance to it. Without the protein shield, the virus's genetic heart of RNA is exposed and vulnerable - and the virus can not replicate. The results of initial tests are published today in the journal Nature Chemistry . Read More »

Scientists Have Transferred A Memory From One Snail To Another

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Biologists from the University of California have successfully transferred a memory from one snail to another. Biologists believe that the researchers might have transferred only response and not memory. The experiment revealed that the recipients of the "memory transplant" contracted for about 40 seconds when tapped, suggesting that the RNA injections had transferred the memory of the electric shock to the unsensitized snails. Read More »