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Additional Director of Health Services (ADHS) K J Reena said the department has already directed the District Medical Officers to declare an alert and set up an isolation wards in each district. The World Health Organization has named Nipah as one of the eight priority diseases that could cause a global epidemic, alongside the likes of Ebola and Zika.
  • Sleep in this weekend

    Sleep in this weekend

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    The researchers found that people who slept for eight hours or more every day of the week had a 25 percent higher mortality rate compared to those who managed six or seven hours a night. "It fits with what we do know about sleep - that sleep is regulated by the body clock but also regulated by what is called a homeostatic process, which means the longer you are awake the more you need to sleep".
  • Rose McGowan on Harvey Weinstein: It's a win for all of us

    Rose McGowan on Harvey Weinstein: It's a win for all of us

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    Once one of the most powerful men in the film industry, Weinstein had always been rumored to have engaged in sexual misconduct - but it was not until reports in The New York Times and The New Yorker surfaced decades' worth of sexual assault and harassment allegations that the producer experienced his precipitate fall from grace last autumn.
  • Polish writer Olga Tokarczuk bags Man Booker International Prize

    Polish writer Olga Tokarczuk bags Man Booker International Prize

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    In a television interview, Tokarczuk outraged rightwing patriots by saying that, contrary to its self-image as a plucky survivor of oppression, Poland itself had committed "horrendous acts" of colonisation at times in its history. She has also received death threats or criticizing aspects of the country's past, including its episodes of anti-Semitism. The book had echoes of writers W.G.
  • USA lawmakers back 'right to try' legislation

    USA lawmakers back 'right to try' legislation

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    The bill had been bouncing back and forth between the two houses of Parliament for the past month, much to the frustration of grain farmers. "I talked to an AIDS patient back then who was upset about the FDA not approving enough drugs for the market", Klein said .
  • Wentz says he'll go to White House, throws passes at OTAs

    Wentz says he'll go to White House, throws passes at OTAs

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    Jenkins went on to join a group of players who negotiated with owners, seeking to convert their activism to action in stressed communities. He also did not attend last year's visit with Trump as a member of the New England Patriots . "It's one of those things that, again, we're working through a ton of things, but at the same time we understand that it's an individual decision". ♦ In their first team scrimmage, the Eagles' first-team defense featured cornerbacks Jalen Mills and Ronald ...
  • On North Korea, give Trump some credit

    On North Korea, give Trump some credit

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    The other journalists from the United States , the UK, China and Russian Federation arrived in Wonsan on Tuesday. Punggye-ri has been the site for all six of the North's nuclear tests, the latest and by far the most powerful in September past year, which Pyongyang said was an H-bomb.
  • Interview Magazine, founded by Andy Warhol, folds after almost 50 years

    Interview Magazine, founded by Andy Warhol, folds after almost 50 years

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    He said in court papers that he had been hired to save the magazine in 2009-and he did, upping the circulation to over 200,000 subscribers. Baron, who resigned in April, contends the magazine owes him " over $500,000 from invoices between 2015 and 2018 " as well as another $66,000 for Poiblanc for her work, according to Page Six .
  • Ryanair posts solid jump in profits

    Ryanair posts solid jump in profits

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    However, Ryanair said it expects prices to be affected by higher oil prices' impact , with fuel costs expected to add more than EUR400 million to the company's fuel bill. Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary warned today that some underperforming airlines will go to the wall over the coming winter as soaring oil prices take a chunk out of their margins.
  • $US 11bn GE Transportation-Wabtec merger approved

    $US 11bn GE Transportation-Wabtec merger approved

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    Flannery told GE's annual shareholder meeting last month that the company is "keenly aware of the pain" caused by its poor performance and dividend cut past year. Wabtec's corporate headquarters will remain in Wilmerding, Pa. GE Transportation President Rafael Santana will become President and CEO of Wabtec's freight division, headquartered in Chicago, and Stéphane Rambaud-Measson will become President and CEO of Wabtec's Transit Division, based in Paris.
  • Trump demands DOJ look into whether Federal Bureau of Investigation

    Trump demands DOJ look into whether Federal Bureau of Investigation "infiltrated" campaign

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    In one of several Sunday morning tweets , the president said, "I hereby demand, and will do so officially tomorrow, that the Department of Justice look into whether or not the FBI/DOJ infiltrated or surveilled the Trump Campaign for Political Purposes-and if any such demands or requests were made by people within the Obama Administration!" Rosenstein asked the department's inspector general to expand its review of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act to include whether there were ...
  • Gunman shoots dead police officer putting schools on high alert

    Gunman shoots dead police officer putting schools on high alert

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    The officer would have been a four-year veteran in July. There's no information about the suspect, who remains on the run. The witnesses described seeing the badly injured officer on the ground as several residents tried to keep her alive, but she was subsequently declared dead at a hospital.
  • Stephen Curry Goes Ballistic: Warriors Shoot Down the Rockets

    Stephen Curry Goes Ballistic: Warriors Shoot Down the Rockets

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    Of riding the emotion with his shot - after so many questions about his perceived struggles so far this series - Curry noted, 'You've got to be your biggest fan sometimes'. To Curry's credit, he admitted that his mom was right to call him out, as the father of two said he wants to set a better example for his kids and his young fans.
  • Bacteria, Other Parasites Are Swimming In Hotel Pools, CDC Report Warns

    Bacteria, Other Parasites Are Swimming In Hotel Pools, CDC Report Warns

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    Another type of bacteria, Pseudomonas , which can cause folliculitis ("hot tub rash") and otitis externa ("swimmers' ear"), sickened almost 13% of those enjoying recreational waters. Dr. Marc Siegel is a professor of medicine at NYU Langone Medical Center in New York City. They have to be carefully cleaned and chlorinated, filters have to be changed regularly and the water has to be circulating, he said.
  • Starbucks to Open 2700 More Stores in China Within 5 Years

    Starbucks to Open 2700 More Stores in China Within 5 Years

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    In China, where cafe culture is less mature, but e-commerce more developed, Starbucks cafes have cornered the market on plush, but casual meeting spots. The U.S. coffee chain, which recently raised $7.15 billion in a deal with Nestle SA, aims to have 6,000 stores in the country by the end of 2022, it said in a statement.
  • Bill Gates talks about his awkward meetings with Donald Trump

    Bill Gates talks about his awkward meetings with Donald Trump

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    He said: 'Trump hears that you don't like what Trump is doing.' And I thought, 'Wow, but you're Trump, '" he said, drawing laughter from the audience. Speaking on All In with Chris Hayes on MSNBC , Gates says that Trump twice was confused about AIDS. NAIJ.com notes that the Microsoft founder said: "Both times he wanted to know if there was a difference between HIV and HPV ".
  • FDA Approves Amgen's Aimovig For Preventive Treatment Of Migraine

    FDA Approves Amgen's Aimovig For Preventive Treatment Of Migraine

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    Tareck Kadrie, a neurologist in a private practice in Chattanooga, Tennessee, told The Wall Street Journal: "We think it's going to revolutionize treatment in migraines". These effects on monthly migraine days have been shown to be sustained for up to 15 months in an ongoing open-label extension study in episodic migraine (four to 14 headache days per month).
  • Ebola Outbreak Enters 'New Phase' After Urban Case Confirmed

    Ebola Outbreak Enters 'New Phase' After Urban Case Confirmed

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    The Ebola outbreak in Congo risks running out of control with the first suspected case reported in a city of over 1 million. "The confirmed case in Mbandaka, a large urban centre located on major national and global river, road and domestic air routes increases the risk of spread within the Democratic Republic of the Congo and to neighbouring countries", the World Health Organization said.
  • Revenue Estimates Analysis Of Opko Health, Inc. (OPK)

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    Stocks traded higher on Monday amid hopes of a potential breakthrough in trade tensions between the US and China, the world's two leading economies. Equities came into the session riding last week's strong gains. Companies may issue new shares and buy back their own shares. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
  • United States birth rate hit 30-year low in 2017 — CDC

    United States birth rate hit 30-year low in 2017 — CDC

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    The results put the US further away from a viable replacement rate - the standard for a generation being able to replicate its numbers. The CDC report was released online May 17 in a National Vital Statistics System Rapid Release. About 84 percent of 36-year-old California women lived with an own child in 1980. For almost all age groups of women under 40 years there was a decline in birth rates, while an increase was seen among women in their early 40s.
  • Jefferies Group Reiterates Buy Rating for British American Tobacco (LON:BATS)

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    The rating was initiated by Piper Jaffray on Thursday, May 25 with "Overweight". The rating was downgraded by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, November 4 to "Underperform". Moving to some additional technical metrics, we note that British American Tobacco Plc (BATS.L) presently has a 14-day Commodity Channel Index (CCI) of -84.54.
  • Watch out for the kids: George, Charlotte in royal wedding

    Watch out for the kids: George, Charlotte in royal wedding

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    She's not qualified to suggest that I don't under any law in this country. I am a United States citizen and that's all there is to it. It was a well-kept secret that kept everybody guessing but now we officially know that Prince Harry and Markle will have 10 bridesmaids and page boys who will take part in Saturday's royal wedding , reports People .
  • Exercise could be linked to worsening of dementia

    Exercise could be linked to worsening of dementia

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    Oxford University studied almost 500 people, with an average age of 77 years, in 15 regions across England who were randomly given either supervised exercise and support programmes, or normal elderly care. "These benefits do not, however, translate into improvements in cognitive impairment, activities in daily living, behaviour, or health-related quality of life", they added.
  • More than 1/3 of Portuguese have high blood pressure

    More than 1/3 of Portuguese have high blood pressure

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    From 2013 to 2018, the theme of the World Hypertension Day or the WHD has been "Know Your Numbers" - that indicates the meaning of knowing what your blood pressure is, in that way spreading awareness on abnormally high blood pressure and arterial blood pressure.
  • First non-opioid treatment for withdrawals gets FDA approval

    First non-opioid treatment for withdrawals gets FDA approval

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    Physical reliance to opioids is a normal physiological reaction to opioid utilize. "We've heard the concerns expressed by these individuals about having continued access to necessary pain medication, the fear of being stigmatized as an addict, challenges in finding health care professionals willing to work with or even prescribe opioids, and sadly, for some patients, increased thoughts of or actual suicide because crushing pain was resulting in a loss of quality of life", Gottlieb wrote.
  • Surgeon General aided traveler with 'medical emergency' during flight

    Surgeon General aided traveler with 'medical emergency' during flight

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    Surgeon General Jerome Adams was on a flight to Jackson, Mississippi when he helped another passenger who was having a medical emergency. A broadly smiling Vice Admiral Jerome M. The spokesperson said that the passenger regained consciousness, but Adams recommended the individual still be taken to a hospital. But ultimately, Adams said he was just doing his duty and was "glad to be able to assist".
  • Delhi to overtake Tokyo as world's most populated city in 10 years

    Delhi to overtake Tokyo as world's most populated city in 10 years

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    Cairo, Mumbai , Beijing and Dhaka are all closing in on the 20-million inhabitant mark. North America now has the most urbanized regions (with 82 per cent of its population living in urban areas in 2018), while the corresponding figure for Latin America and the Caribbean is 81 per cent, followed by Europe (74 per cent) and Oceania (68 per cent).
  • BHP Billiton (BLT) - Investment Analysts' Weekly Ratings Updates

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    The ratio is a comparison of the firm's net asset value per share to it's current price. BHP Billiton Plc, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a resources firm that discovers, acquires, develops, and markets natural resources in Australia, Europe, China, Japan, India, South Korea, rest of Asia, North America, South America, and internationally.
  • Coli update: You can now safely eat romaine again

    Coli update: You can now safely eat romaine again

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    Newly reported cases are people who became sick two to three weeks ago, still within the window when contaminated romaine was available for sale. Moreover, he said romaine lettuce has not been grown in Yuma since April. That means that the agency is no longer advising consumers to avoid buying romaine lettuce in connection with the outbreak. That's the message that came Wednesday from the U.S.
  • Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals, when and where to watch

    Kolkata Knight Riders vs Rajasthan Royals, when and where to watch

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    A victory against Sunrisers Hyderabad in their last encounter will help them seal their spot in the playoffs. Opting to bowl, Kolkata bundled out Rajasthan for just 142 in 19 overs, riding on Kuldeep Yadav's 4-wicket haul. Russell manages a boundary and Karthik finishes with a boundary and a six. Stokes (3-15) chipped in with three wickets that included the scalp of Lynn in his return spell.
  • Mumbai Indians vs Kings XI Punjab live cricket streaming on Hotstar

    Mumbai Indians vs Kings XI Punjab live cricket streaming on Hotstar

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    Then the change in length did the trick for Mumbai . After being put in, Mumbai started cautiously as the Punjab bowlers bowled tight lines and lengths. Again, at no point did Mumbai change tactics. However, their playoff hopes took a hit when they suffered a seven-wicket loss to Rajasthan Royals (RR) here at the Wankhede Stadium a few days back.
  • Disruption in internal body clock can put your mental health at risk

    Disruption in internal body clock can put your mental health at risk

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    The scientists studied people's circadian rhythms , which control functions such as immune systems, sleep patterns, and the release of hormones, to measure the daily rest-activity rhythms, also known as the relative amplitude. The results of the study revealed that the people who had a disrupted body clock were more likely to get the symptoms for major bipolar disorder and depression.
  • Barcelona backs FIFA's proposal for 24-team Club World Cup

    Barcelona backs FIFA's proposal for 24-team Club World Cup

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    Manchester United and Liverpool have been asked to participate in FIFA's new 24-team Club World Cup, according to a report . As a result, the competition is expected to take away the existing tournaments: the Club World Cup and the Confederations Cup.
  • Alfie Evans Funeral: Hundreds Of Mourners Line The Streets Of Liverpool

    Alfie Evans Funeral: Hundreds Of Mourners Line The Streets Of Liverpool

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    Alfie, who had a degenerative neurological condition, died last month after doctors at Alder Hey Children's Hospital withdrew life-support treatment. Alfie's family requested that his funeral remained a private family affair. Alfie's condition left him with nearly no brain function, and multiple courts ruled that keeping him alive was not in his best interests before doctors removed his ventilator five days previously.
  • Buhari arrives new EFCC headquarters

    Buhari arrives new EFCC headquarters

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    Buhari noted that throughout his journey in national service and since 2015, he had made a very conscious decision to pursue a vigorous fight against corruption in public life. He said the federal government on its part was committed to working with the nation's foreign friends to stop the inflow of stolen funds from Nigeria into their countries and recovering what was there already.
  • An 'Amazing' Find: Conjoined Deer Fawns

    An 'Amazing' Find: Conjoined Deer Fawns

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    According to the new study , this discovery marks the first documented case of two-headed white-tailed deer twins brought to full term and birthed. "It is awesome and incredibly rare". The twins had normal heads, fur and legs, as well as "almost perfect" spots running up their necks. They had two hearts, which shared a pericardial sac - the outer layer of a heart.