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FDA Warns Of Deaths Linked To Opioid-Like Kratom

Especially because the drug works on the same receptors, adherents believe it has therapeutic potential. In some cases reported to the FDA, kratom is laced with opioids like hydrocodone (Vicodin), Gottlieb noted. "Patients addicted to opioids are using kratom without dependable instructions for use and more importantly, without consultation with a licensed health care provider about the product's dangers, potential side effects or interactions with other drugs", he wrote. Read More »

Benefits Of Coffee: Drinking Coffee Might Reduce Risk Of Stroke, Heart Disease

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Laura Stevens , a Ph.D. student at the University of Colorado, and Drs. Researchers used a machine to analyze data from the long-running Framlingham Heart study, which has investigated heart disease for more than 60 years. The researchers even determined that whether someone drank coffee or not could help predict their eventual risk of heart failure or stroke. Further investigation to better determine how red meat consumption affects risk for heart failure and stroke is ongoing. Read More »

3 dead after shooting in Northern California elementary school

The shooter has been killed by local law enforcement. "Multiple students" have been airlifted from the scene according to Assistant Sheriff Phil Johnston, including a 6-year-old. Witnesses told KRCR that two children were injured during the gunfire. There were reports of somebody barricaded in a structure and of multiple victims, including one person who is dead. Read More »

Volunteers Wanted To Knit Red Hats For Babies

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They'll be given to babies born in February at participating hospitals in the hope of empowering mothers to look after their heart health and encourage their children to do the same. Now, however, the campaign has expanded to more than 40 states. They also recommend simple hat patterns and caution against bows and buttons that can come off the hats, posing a danger for the little ones. Read More »

Jerry Jones 'laughs' in the face of National Football League attacks

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Jones has pushed back against the National Football League possibly extending Goodell's contract, even hiring lawyer David Boies and threatening a potential lawsuit if the transaction goes through. Jones wants all owners to be able to sign off on the details of Goodell's new contract, which would begin in 2019, even though the owners voted unanimously in May to allow the compensation committee to negotiate the specifics of the deal. Read More »

One-off McLaren 720S revealed at Dubai motor show

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As if that wasn't enough, the heat shield is also made from 24-carat gold, in a lovely nod to the company's 25-year-old F1 supercar . Short of taking a hacksaw to the auto itself, there isn't much MSO can't do to customise or personalise a vehicle, and it works with some of the world's wealthiest buyers. Read More »

Amazon is Bringing 'Lord of the Rings' to the Small Screen

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It is one of the largest such deals in the history of TV and it is evidence of Amazon's faith in the profitability of the project. The move is made more intense by the fact that no creative choices on the show have been made yet, save that it will be a prequel series taking place before the first LOTR film, The Fellowship of the Ring . Read More »

Trans Pacific Partnership Trade Deal Advances Without United States

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HCM City wishes to join hands with Canada to boost cooperation and friendship in delegation exchange and economy, trade, urban management and education, Phong said. The clock is running down for USA pork. He lambasted the World Trade Organization and other trade forums as unfair to the United States and reiterated his preference for bilateral trade deals, saying "I am always going to put America first". Read More »

PDP chairmanship: Bode George advocates micro zoning, equity

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He had been going about not even as an elected national chairman with full tenure but much more ridiculously like a sole administrator with timeless tenure under the disguise of solving one problem or the other. Bejide said: "That (supporting Secondus) is uncharitable, the party leadership from the Southwest is clamouring for the national chairmanship of the party". Read More »

Duke vs. Michigan State live stream

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The Champions Classic always delivers, but this year's might be the best yet, with four of the nation's top seven teams taking part in the annual two-game event tonight in Chicago. 1 and has exceeded the hype through two games, averaging 24.5 points and 10 rebounds. The Spartans accomplished that feat just once last season. Not only will this be a fun battle to watch, it represents the direction the game is headed. Read More »

Nigeria's Senate gives go-ahead for $5.5 billion foreign borrowing

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Buhari in October had written to the Senate, asking for the approval of an External loan of $5.5 billion to enable the Federal government finance the 2017 budget. "Mr President, Distinguished colleagues, the loan cover projects that spread across the six geopolitical zones and those projects were critical to Nigerians, so it should be approved", he said. Read More »

Super Eagles Aiming To Shock 'Messi-less' Argentina

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Mainz defender Balogun said the match is like a World Cup to the Nigerians because they have been looking forward to this game for a long time and they will give Argentina a good run for their money. It was possible to play in Russian Federation against Argentina . Nigeria have also qualified for the World Cup after dominating Group B in the CAF qualification ahead of Zambia, Cameroon and Algeria. Read More »

Birthplace of Wine. 8000-year-old Jars Found Near Tbilisi

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Georgia has enhanced its claim as the cradle of winemaking after new research showed it contains the oldest known evidence of wine culture, dating back 8,000 years. The Neolithic period was the time when humans started domesticating plants and animals, started farming and developed the techniques of pottery making and weaving. Read More »

Word Diabetes Day: 2.1 Million women die of diabetes yearly

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At present, there is no cure for diabetes. November 14 is observed annually as World Diabetes Day to promote awareness about the illness along with access to right treatment and care. The distinction lies in what is causing the lack of insulin - often described as the key, that allows glucose to unlock the door to the cells. "Some people's body may not be producing insulin at all, as in those that have Type 1 diabetes". Read More »

Wild boar on Vizag runway delays IndiGo flight by three hours

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The Indigo flight was due to takeoff at 10 pm when it hit a wild boar on the runway, damaging the rear wheel and killing the animal. Once the plane landed, it was thoroughly inspected and cleaned before it finally took off again. Since it was unsafe to land the plane with the fuel tank full, pilots made a decision to fly over the sea for 45 minutes burning fuel before landing at Vizag airport. Read More »

Sack of 21700 teachers: Buhari backs El-Rufai

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Nasir El-Rufai had told a World Bank delegation in his office that, "We tested our 33,000 primary school teachers, we gave them primary four exams and required they must get at least 75 per cent but I'm sad to announce that 66 per cent of them failed to get the requirements", he said. Read More »

Man shot dead in Delhi court

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He was raced to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced served gone and after that, the Police comes there and he replied that the arrested was defeated on the place and caught with the weapon. He had taken loan from one Rahul, a Bawana resident. The incharge responsible for the security of Rohini court i.e. Incharge of Police Post Rohini Court Sub Inspector Narender has been placed under suspension and Station House Officer Prashant Vihar has been sent to district lines pending further ... Read More »

Fire at Annapurna Studios in Hyderabad, none injured

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The fire was doused within two hours and nobody was injured in the incident, Hyderabad Assistant District Fire Officer Y Prabhakar Reddy confirmed. Apparently, the sets that have been burnt into ashes had the house set used in Manam. It mainly produces and distributes Telugu films and also provides production facilities, including sound stages for set construction, outdoor sets, editing, dubbing and digital intermediate suites. Read More »

Presidential Message on Antibiotic Awareness Week, 2017

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The new recommendations made in the guidelines issued by the World Health Organization are expected to help preserve the effectiveness of antibiotics that are important for human medicine by decreasing their excessive use in animals. They will also help in identifying the bacteria that make people sick and specific groups that are at risk. According to a case study following the antibiotic ban in Denmark , which was made compulsory in 2000, the ban resulted in greater amounts of ... Read More »

High blood pressure is redefined as 130, not 140

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The change is outlined in the American Heart Association 2017 Hypertension Practice Guidelines , an extensive report by experts without relevant ties to the pharmaceutical industry. "It doesn't mean you need medication, but it's a yellow light that you need to be lowering your blood pressure, mainly with non-drug approaches". People with those readings will now be categorized as having Elevated , which is 120-129 and less than 80, or Stage I hypertension , which measures at 130-139 and ... Read More »

Sudanese president to visit Uganda next Tuesday

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Omar al-Bashir (R) welcomes Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni at Khartoum Airport for talks during an official visit to Sudan September 15, 2015. Patrick Mugoya on the 5th of october and held various meetings, during which the two sides agreed on steps to implement the decisions taken by the 5th session of the Joint Ministerial Commission which was held in Khartoum. Read More »

Salvation Army offers one more chance to apply for Christmas assistance

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Interested individuals can select a wish list from the Christmas tree set up in the Post Oak Mall food court in College Station. All proceeds benefit The Salvation Army's Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts. The funds also will support the Salvation Army food pantry and be used to provide children with toys on Christmas. Carmen Campbell, corps officer of the Auburn Salvation Army center, said in a news release. Read More »

Men more at risk of rare heart attack after sex

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The study hence concludes that 1% of the cardiac arrest happens because of sex in men where the percentage is 0.1% in women. Dr Sumeet Chugh, senior study author and associate director of the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute said: "Even though SCA during sexual activity was witnessed by a partner, bystander CPR was performed in only one-third of the cases". Read More »

Aaron Hernandez's Brain Shows Most Severe Damage from CTE Ever Seen

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Hernandez, who in April died by suicide in prison while serving a life sentence for the murder of Odin Lloyd, was suffering from a "severe" case of CTE at the time of his death, Boston University CTE Center director Dr. While the outside of Hernandez's brain appeared normal, the inside was riddled with CTE, said McKee, who showed images of Hernandez's brain next to those of a typical 27-year-old. Read More »

PDP speaks on alleged attempt to assassinate governor Wike

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The SARS personnel attached to the Minister if Transportation Rotimi Amaechi Has reportedly Attacked Governor Ezenwo Wike's convoy in Rivers State. In a statement released by Simeon Nwakaudu , the governor's media aide, the incident occurred in Nwanja Junction, Trans Amadi Road, while the governor inspected an ongoing road construction. Read More »

National Football League looking into Wilson's concussion test

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Having played their Week 10 game on Thursday night, Wilson and the Seahawks will have plenty of time to rest before returning to the field in Week 11 when they'll host the Falcons on Monday night. I told him I was good, I was good. I think Walt thought maybe I was injured or something like that. "Then I finally went over and did the whole concussion stuff and all that". Read More »

Tehran urges France not to act under influence

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He raised the prospect of possible sanctions with regard to those activities. Under the JCPOA, Iran undertook to put limits on its nuclear program in exchange for the removal of nuclear-related sanctions imposed against Tehran. "We maintain that France should responsibly convince its regional allies in the Persian Gulf region to adopt sensible policies and approaches far from excitement", he added . Read More »

Disneyland shuts down 2 cooling towers after Legionnaires' disease cases

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Crowds fill rafts to Tom Sawyer Island with New Orleans Square in the background sometime in 2015. The patients, ranging in age from 52 to 94, lived or had spent time in Anaheim, and nine had visited Disneyland in September. Pamela Hymel said in a statement Friday that upon discovery of the illness-causing bacteria, the towers were cleaned and shut down. The bacteria commonly is found in water systems and poses no threat to humans at low levels. Read More »

Sangamo Therapeutics, Inc. (SGMO) Posts Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.04 EPS

The biopharmaceutical company reported ($0.15) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.19) by $0.04, Briefing.com reports. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, October 19 by PiperJaffray. The rating was maintained by JP Morgan with "Buy" on Thursday, September 3. The rating was downgraded by Piper Jaffray on Wednesday, October 19 to "Neutral". Read More »

Target pulls lead-laden fidget spinners from website

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Target is selling fidget spinners with levels of lead unsafe for children according to a new report by a consumer advocacy group. The circle center of the brass Fidget Wild Premium Spinner tested for 33,000 parts per million (ppm) of lead. Read More »

Night-time injuries heal more slowly

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The body clocks , also known as circadian rhythms, control the 24- hour cycles of the human body including the sleeping, hormone secretion, and metabolism. "We've shown that the daily cycles in our body clock control how well cells can fix damaged tissue by affecting an essential protein called actin", said lead author Ned Hoyle, with the Medical Research Council Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge, England. Read More »

Mushrooms Are the Best Food to Fight Aging! Here's Why

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A research team led by Beelman has now found that mushrooms contain unusually high amounts of both ergothioneine and glutathione, and when it comes to getting both compounds in a single bite, there may be no better source . "This species is really popular in Italy". Robert Beelman is professor emeritus of food science at Penn State and director of the Center for Plant and Mushroom Foods for Health. Read More »

The ICC decides to investigate Burundi crimes

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Today, 9 November 2017, Pre-Trial Chamber III of the International Criminal Court ("ICC" or "Court"), composed of Judges Chang-ho Chung (Presiding Judge), Antoine Kesia-Mbe Mindua and Raul C. The opposition said the move was unconstitutional and violated a peace deal that ended a civil war in 2005. Human rights activists say more than 2,000 people have been killed since April 2015, more than 8,000 imprisoned and thousands more forced into exile fearing for their security. Read More »