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5 outlaws wanted in Punjab held in Dwarka shootout

5 outlaws wanted in Punjab held in Dwarka shootout The Punjab Police today received a tip-off about the presence of notorious criminal Deepak alias Tinu alias Ravi in the house. The local district police assisted them in the operation. He said that right before the firing started, three vehicles full of policemen had arrived outside the building. During investigation, it emerged that the accused had taken the house on rent on October 21 with the... [Full Article...]

16 children find 'forever families' in Snohomish County after official adoption

16 children find 'forever families' in Snohomish County after official adoption They wanted to expand their family with a second child, Miciotta said, but the process was less straightforward than it had been with Leo. "We couldn't imagine them not in our lives", said Soto, smiling and wiping a tear from her eye just moments before the official adoption ceremony in a third-floor courtroom in the Fenton Judicial Center. [Full Article...]

New blood pressure range means half of Americans have hypertension

New blood pressure range means half of Americans have hypertension The new guidelines classify high blood pressure as 130/80 mm Hg rather than 140/90. "We now know that a blood pressure level between 130-139/80-89 doubles your risk of cardiovascular complications such as a heart attack compared to people whose blood pressure is under 120/80", says Paul Whelton, M.D . [Full Article...]

Sex rarely makes heart stop beating

Sex rarely makes heart stop beating Sumeet Chugh , medical director of the Heart Rhythm Center at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. In total, the scientists identified 4,557 SCAs in Portland during the 13-year study period. Compared with others who had sudden cardiac arrest, people with an arrest associated with sexual intercourse were more likely to be male (94 percent). [Full Article...]

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Flu vaccines that are recommended for this season are either made with inactivated (killed) flu viruses or without flu viruses at all. "A universal flu vaccine based on the stalk would be more broadly protective than the ones we use now, but this information should be taken into account as we move forward with research and development". [Full Article...]

Smoking wastes time: Japan firm gives non-smokers 6 extra days' leave

Smoking wastes time: Japan firm gives non-smokers 6 extra days' leave To promote productive work culture and healthy lifestyle, a Japanese company has promised to reward six additional holidays to employees who don't smoke. And out of that break grew resentment against smoking employees. After the offer was announced in September, four employees made a decision to give up smoking, the company said. [Full Article...]

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY) Shares Gap Down on Disappointing Earnings

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY) Shares Gap Down on Disappointing Earnings Sprint Corp (NYSE:S) has risen 120.49% since October 28, 2016 and is uptrending. Sc China Holding Ltd decreased Jd Com Inc (JD) stake by 29.05% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Cl C was raised too. Since May 8, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 15 sales for $3.38 million activity. BUCCELLATO CARL sold $265,346 worth of stock or 2,415 shares. [Full Article...]

Nurse sings to dying cancer patient in touching viral video

Nurse sings to dying cancer patient in touching viral video My thoughts and prayers are forever with this wonderful family", Neufelder said in a Facebook post . The video was posted on Facebook early Tuesday by Smith's daughter Megan Smith, and has been liked by 3.4 million viewers as of Friday morning. [Full Article...]

Popular baby food products test positive for arsenic, BPA, lead

Popular baby food products test positive for arsenic, BPA, lead A list of the all the products tested and their ratings can be found on the Clean Label project website . They claim to have tested 530 baby products purchased within the past five months. Rice often absorbs arsenic from contaminated soil as it grows in the environment. The highest concentration of cadmium, a metal found in batteries, was found in soy-based infant formulas. [Full Article...]

The mysterious case of the blood sweating woman

The mysterious case of the blood sweating woman The patient reported symptoms of depression , anxiety and self-isolation, claiming she did not want to be in public because she feared having a blood-sweating episode. She was treated with a beta-blocker medication called propranolol , which is often used to treat high blood pressure and heart palpitations. In her research, Duffin found previous cases of hematohidrosis, including a 12-year... [Full Article...]

Beyond BRCA, Study Reveals 72 Mutations That May Lead To Breast Cancer

Beyond BRCA, Study Reveals 72 Mutations That May Lead To Breast Cancer Six months ago, something came up wrong in a mammogram for our own Stacy Lyn. "Women are very strong". As detailed earlier, most of the research has shown that people who increase their physical activity, improve their diet and stay at a healthy weight reduce their risk of chronic diseases and cancer. [Full Article...]

India ranked No. 1 in pollution related deaths

India ranked No. 1 in pollution related deaths According to reports, clearly shows that five death in every minute due to pollution in the country, researchers also stated that China stood second with 1.8 million deaths attributed to pollution. Meantime, water pollution was responsible for 1.8 million fatalities, while work-related pollution - which caused 800,000 deaths two years ago - posed the next largest risk, the report said. [Full Article...]

Gene Therapy Approved for B-Cell Lymphoma

Gene Therapy Approved for B-Cell Lymphoma Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma is the most common type of the disease in adults, with some 72,000 new patients diagnosed annually in the U.S., according to the American Cancer Society, and some 20,000 will die from it this year. The FDA anticipates that more agents in this class will gain approval in the future and is taking steps to establish a system for evaluation of these adaptive T-cell ther... [Full Article...]

Third T20 between India and Australia called off

Third T20 between India and Australia called off India , meanwhile, awaits the arrival of New Zealand for three ODIs and three T20s over the next three weeks. The no result meant the three-match series was tied at 1-1. The third and final Twenty20 worldwide between India and Australia at Hyderabad was abandoned due to wet outfield . Virat Kohli's India , who had edged out the visitors 2-1 in the Test series in March, clinched the one... [Full Article...]

Trump threatens NBC's license over 'fake news' report

Trump threatens NBC's license over 'fake news' report U.S. President Donald Trump is denying a Wednesday report that he asked for a tenfold increase in the country's nuclear arsenal during a Pentagon meeting in July. "I know the capability that we have; believe me, and it is awesome, it is massive, and when they make up stories like that that's just made up", Trump said in the Oval. [Full Article...]

Zack Greinke to start NLDS Game 3 for Diamondbacks

Zack Greinke to start NLDS Game 3 for Diamondbacks For a pitcher who allowed a career-high 23 home runs this season, the same number he gave up in the last two seasons combined, the question for Kershaw-the question he will likely be asked for the remainder of his Hall of Fame career-is, How's the back? Zack Greinke is slated to pitch in Game 3, Arizona could use a win in Game 2 to shake up the Dodgers and set up Greinke for a big win in Game... [Full Article...]

San Juan Mayor Wears "Nasty" Shirt On Air in Response Trump

San Juan Mayor Wears His administration has transferred more than $US20.5 million ($A26.2 million) in federal funds to Puerto Rico to defray disaster expenses, FEMA said on its website . The U.S. territory is in a near blackout, its electricity grid shredded by the storm that slammed into the island on Sept 20. People leaving and losing their land to resorts and investors. [Full Article...]

LaMelo Ball to skip last two years of high school basketball

LaMelo Ball to skip last two years of high school basketball LiAngelo is considered the least skilled of the three, but LaVar has said he intends to have LiAngelo be a one-and-done player as well. The next time people will be able to see his son LaMelo play is during the following spring in travel ball, which could affect his ranking coming into 2019 - when he's slated to attend and sign with UCLA , like his two older brothers did. [Full Article...]

LaVar Ball says he'll pull LaMelo from school, cites coach, administrators

LaVar Ball says he'll pull LaMelo from school, cites coach, administrators Ok, y'all got all that going on, let's see how you do without my tutelage. A prospect only needs to be 19 years old and one year removed from the graduation date of his high school class. Lonzo Ball is the one on the court playing basketball for the Los Angeles Lakers , but it's his father, LaVar , who is continuing to make headlines. [Full Article...]

Trump authorizes 10-day Jones Act waiver for Puerto Rico

Trump authorizes 10-day Jones Act waiver for Puerto Rico The president is responding by citing what he calls "such poor leadership ability by the Mayor of San Juan, and others in Puerto Rico , who are not able to get their workers to help". President Donald Trump says Washington is - in his words - "fully engaged in the disaster and the response and recovery effort". "If mayors decided not to be apart of that [relief effort] then the response i... [Full Article...]


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