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Nigeria on revenge mission against Argentina Nigeria on revenge mission against Argentina
- November 14, 2017

Super Eagles' skipper, John Mikel Obi, is back in the national team's starting line up in today's friendly against Argentina in Krasnodar, Russia . -Eagles to play with a three-man defence against Argentina . The Super Eagles shocked African football fans by skipping past Cameroon and Algeria, who could only record one victory between themselves in Group B. (more...)
US FDA approves first drug with digital ingestion tracking system
- November 14, 2017

Abilify is a drug developed by Otsuka Pharmaceuticals whereas the sensor was created by a company called Proteus Digital Health . Caregivers and physicians can also be permitted by the patients to get the information via a web-based portal. (more...)
Earliest wine in world found in 8000-year-old jars in Georgia Earliest wine in world found in 8000-year-old jars in Georgia
- November 14, 2017

The oldest of the jars was dated at about 8,000 years old, which makes it the earliest artifact showing humans consuming juice from the Eurasian grapes . Researchers said that tartaric acid indicates the presence of wine or a grape product. That honour belongs to the long-ago people of Jiahu in the Yellow Valley of China, where researchers previously found evidence of an even earlier kind of wine production dating back to around 7000 BCE. (more...)
Drinking coffee may decrease risk of heart failure, stroke Drinking coffee may decrease risk of heart failure, stroke
- November 14, 2017

The researchers even determined that whether someone drank coffee or not could help predict their eventual risk of heart failure or stroke. Fortunately, it seems that my coffee-drinking habits may mean that I'm less exposed to certain health risks, according to new research by the University of Colorado School of Medicine in Aurora. (more...)
Women, revamp your diet today. You're more prone to diabetes Women, revamp your diet today. You're more prone to diabetes
- November 14, 2017

However, contrary to the common notion that diabetes is caused by excessive consumption of sugar or certain types of foods, the experts insist that "it is not sugar or foods that cause diabetes". Plus your genetic make-up plays a strong part. Why does blood sugar matter? Below is a list of five such foods that can help you bring down your blood glucose levels. (more...)
Tottenham's Mousa Dembele savouring special 'vibe' of north London derby Tottenham's Mousa Dembele savouring special 'vibe' of north London derby
- November 14, 2017

And while Wright reluctantly acknowledges the Gunners' arch rivals are in better shape, Arsenal should not be settling for a point come Saturday. "It had to turn around sooner or later, that's law of averages from Spurs' point of view". "Spurs are the better team right now but to really have the upper hand they have to do it consistently over the new few years, although with the talented young squad they have I don't see why that won't be the case". (more...)
UN Passes 2018 Olympic Truce UN Passes 2018 Olympic Truce
- November 14, 2017

The official title of the Olympic Truce that was passed during the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly in NY on the morning of November 13 was "Building a peaceful and better world through sport and the Olympic ideal". Reflecting the special circumstances of the Korean Peninsula - namely, continuing concerns about a military clash - the Olympic Truce resolution calls for "safe passage, access and participation for athletes and relevant persons at the Games". (more...)
Can Texas ban political T-shirts, buttons from polling places? Can Texas ban political T-shirts, buttons from polling places?
- November 14, 2017

Members of those organizations, concerned about ineligible voters casting ballots, turned up on Election Day wearing buttons reading "Please ID me", and at least one person wore a T-shirt with a Tea Party logo that said "Don't tread on me". (more...)
New health guidelines say you might have high blood pressure New health guidelines say you might have high blood pressure
- November 14, 2017

The new definition will increase the rate of Americans with high blood pressure from about 33 percent to nearly 50 percent, according to Keith Ferdinand, a cardiovascular doctor and guidelines reviewer for the report in which the findings were published. (more...)
Opioid-Related Overdose Deaths Falling In Massachusetts
- November 13, 2017

If the trend holds true through the final quarter of the year, it would be the first time since 2010 that opioid-related overdose deaths have declined, the DPH report shows. Each pill contains the face of someone who has died because of an opioid overdose, according to the report. The Governor's Office pointed to steps the state has taken to address the crisis, including increasing substance abuse prevention and treatment funding, limiting first-time opioid prescriptions and strengthening ... (more...)
Volunteers needed to knit, crochet red hats for newborns Volunteers needed to knit, crochet red hats for newborns
- November 13, 2017

While we love bows and buttons, they can come off the hats and be risky for the little ones. The American Heart Association is calling on knitting and crocheting enthusiasts to get to work for a good cause. The AHA is asking for simple patterns or plain red hats. "Little Hats, Big Hearts" started in 2014 in Chicago and quickly expanded nation-wide. There is one office in Montana looking for hats, American Heart Association Missoula. (more...)
Air Pollution Can Harm Your Bones Air Pollution Can Harm Your Bones
- November 13, 2017

Osteoporosis, which means "porous bones", happens when the body makes too little bone, loses too much bone, or both, which may result in weaker bones that can break from fall or even from sneezing and minor bumps. The researchers noted that while the study found an association between air pollution and bone problems, their research did not prove a direct causal relationship. (more...)
Metro rail to start operating from Nov 28 on 30km Route Metro rail to start operating from Nov 28 on 30km Route
- November 13, 2017

The Government was in receipt of communication from L&T over cost overruns because of various reasons, but no decision had been taken to concede requests of the executing agency. "We are yet to receive confirmation from the Prime Minister's Office but it is expected any moment", said the minister. He refuted the claim of the Opposition that there was delay in the execution of the project. (more...)
Huge Fire Accident at Annapurna Studios Huge Fire Accident at Annapurna Studios
- November 13, 2017

The sets of Manam , the 2014 film starring Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Nagarjuna, Naga Chaitanya and Samantha as well as actor Chiranjeevi's upcoming Sye Raa were totally gutted in the fire, according to Sakshi Post . The Annapurna Studio staff has tried to extinguish but there could not extinguish the fire and save the assets. Manam was Nageswara Rao's last film before he passed away in January 2014. (more...)
Disneyland shuts down cooling towers after Legionnaires' cases Disneyland shuts down cooling towers after Legionnaires' cases
- November 13, 2017

An additional 3 people who had been to Anaheim but not Disneyland were also diagnosed with the disease, said Jessica Good, a spokeswoman for the Orange County Health Care Agency (OCHCA). the disease can typically be contracted by in-taking mist through breathing, while the source of mists may be air conditioning units in hot tubs, showers or large facilities. (more...)
No experience required for $10000 a month job in Cancun No experience required for $10000 a month job in Cancun
- November 13, 2017

Accommodation, equipment and excursions are all paid for, so the successful applicant will get to pocket over $86k for the six-month stint, minus tax and expenses. We're looking for brand ambassador who can showcase the warmth, wonder, and essence of Cancun as one of the world's premier vacation destinations. "It's truly one of the most remarkable travel destinations, and we want to make sure we find the right person to help us show the rest of the world everything Cancun has to offer, from ... (more...)
FY2017 EPS Estimates for Exact Sciences Corporation (EXAS) Boosted by William Blair FY2017 EPS Estimates for Exact Sciences Corporation (EXAS) Boosted by William Blair
- November 13, 2017

It has outperformed by 0.96% the S&P500. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Exact Sciences Corporation from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Thursday, November 2nd. Bahl & Gaynor Inc, a Ohio-based fund reported 4,187 shares. TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: "Jefferies Group LLC Raises Exact Sciences Corporation (EXAS) Price Target to $60.00" was originally reported by Week Herald and is the property of of Week Herald. (more...)
Investors Purchase Large Volume of Nektar Therapeutics Put Options (NKTR) Investors Purchase Large Volume of Nektar Therapeutics Put Options (NKTR)
- November 13, 2017

American International Group Inc added to its investment by buying 6,476 shares an increase of 5.8% from 06/30/2017 to 09/30/2017. Several other hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of NKTR . During the same quarter a year ago, the firm earned ($0.06) earnings per share. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 321.2% compared to the same quarter last year. (more...)
Sonakshi Sinha's Ittefaq earns Rs. 27 crore at BO Sonakshi Sinha's Ittefaq earns Rs. 27 crore at BO
- November 13, 2017

The Delhi Health Department believes that the poster promotes smoking among youth. There was a lot of rumors before the release of the movie, that the movie " Ittefaq is an adaptation of the Yash Chopra's 1969 movie " Ittefaq " which features Rajesh Khanna, Nanda, and Madan Puri in the lead". (more...)
(TMO) Shares Trading up at $186.84 Thermo Fisher Scientific Declares…
- November 13, 2017

Advsrs Capital Mngmt Limited Company, a New Jersey-based fund reported 30,741 shares. They set a "buy" rating and a $225.00 target price on the stock. (NYSE: TMO ). Midwest Inv Mgmt Ltd Liability Com reported 17,497 shares. Thermo Fisher Scientific has a fifty-two week low of $139.07 and a fifty-two week high of $201.20. (more...)
PDP will accept anyone who emerges Chairman - Fayose PDP will accept anyone who emerges Chairman - Fayose
- November 13, 2017

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu state had received some of the governors at Akanu Ibiam International airport and drove with them to Enugu Government House, venue of the meeting. "Nigeria is of age to do elections that would be acceptable internationally ". In the place of a consensus, the meeting presided over by the Chairman of PDP Governors' Forum and Ekiti State Governor Ayo Fayose extracted a commitment from the aspirants to support whoever finally emerges as the party's chairman at ... (more...)
Bill Gates commits $100 million to help fight Alzheimer's Bill Gates commits $100 million to help fight Alzheimer's
- November 13, 2017

Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates talks with a colleague before the Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, U.S. May 6, 2017. Of the total sum, around half is set to be donated to the Dementia Discovery Fund , while the rest will go to other organisations, focusing on new approaches to Alzheimer's research. (more...)
NY allows veterans with PTSD to apply for medicinal marijuana NY allows veterans with PTSD to apply for medicinal marijuana
- November 13, 2017

Members of the U.S. military suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder will now be able to acquire medical marijuana to treat their condition as part of a series of bills signed Saturday by Gov. Bills to add PTSD to state medical marijuana programs were signed into law in Colorado, New Hampshire, and Vermont this year. "If there are veterans that are suffering and we can make a treatment available, we want to", Cuomo said. (more...)
'I thought it was because I had good breast milk'
- November 13, 2017

Luis' mysterious condition remains unknown to the doctors, but they have a few ideas on what he might suffering from. This way, they get exposed to high risks of obesity and type 2 diabetes. Isabel Pantoja (C), 24, holds her ten-month-old baby Luis Gonzales as they arrive at a clinic in Colima city for Luis' medical check-up, in Mexico on November 9, 2017. (more...)
Islanders encouraged to hand in guns to Newport police station Islanders encouraged to hand in guns to Newport police station
- November 13, 2017

Through initiatives like this, West Mercia Police are taking illegitimate weapons off our streets and helping people to feel more secure, particularly in our rural communities where there a higher number of licensed and legitimate firearms holders. (more...)
Britain braced for THREE-WEEK Arctic blast colder than Russia — SNOW ALERT Britain braced for THREE-WEEK Arctic blast colder than Russia — SNOW ALERT
- November 13, 2017

Met Office forecaster Sophie Yeomans said: 'Snow, which hasn't fallen so far this autumn in England, could fall on the north Pennines into Monday, as well as on Wales and Scotland's hills and mountains. Ladbrokes slashed the odds of snow on Christmas Day from 5-6 to 4-5. There is increasing cloud for Northern Ireland and Scotland, with the rain and hill snow already over the NW Highlands and the Western Isles. (more...)
Boko Haram: Army sergeant kills officer, shoots self in Chibok Boko Haram: Army sergeant kills officer, shoots self in Chibok
- November 13, 2017

Usman said a committee of inquiry had been set up to investigate the matter. "But while trying to disarm the errant soldier, Captain Mani was shot dead by Staff Sergeant Ninyo, who later shot himself dead after killing four others", a situation report by the Nigerian army said. (more...)
Campaign to end 'stigma' of lung cancer patients Campaign to end 'stigma' of lung cancer patients
- November 13, 2017

Lung cancer has one of the poorest survival rates for any of the major cancers because most are diagnosed only when they become symptomatic or show signs of a disease. Every day, an estimated 433 Americans die from lung cancer. Almost 80 percent of those diagnosed are never or former smokers. According to him, this is not the first study reporting no significant Association between lung cancer and passive Smoking. (more...)
Dinosaurs could have avoided extinction if asteroid hit elsewhere Dinosaurs could have avoided extinction if asteroid hit elsewhere
- November 13, 2017

The scientists say that the location had cast reservoirs of crude oil and hydrocarbons in the shallow sea waiting to be set ablaze. The combustion would have churned out ample amounts of soot and sulfur into the stratosphere to blot out the sun, triggering a chain of events that would collapse entire ecosystems and destroy three-quarters of Earth's inhabitants. (more...)
Excessive alcohol consumption may cause cancer, study says Excessive alcohol consumption may cause cancer, study says
- November 13, 2017

Moderate drinking - up to one drink a day for women and two for men - carries a 23 percent increased risk of breast cancer and 17 percent increased risk of colon cancer , the group said. in 2009, ' says study co-author Noelle LoConte, a professor at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. Alcohol is not the only important factor to consider when trying to reduce your cancer risk - your genes, exercise regimen, and exposure to pollutants can play a role, too. (more...)