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Southern Miss unconcerned with Florida State's eligibility questions, players sitting out

Southern Miss unconcerned with Florida State's eligibility questions, players sitting out After a so-so 4-3 start, they finished the regular season by winning four out of five games, with the lone loss being to Florida in Gainesville. FSU's 77-6 home win against Delaware State on November 18 should not have counted towards the Seminoles' bowl eligibility, according to a report from Reddit College Football . [Full Article...]

Man United's Romelu Lukaku should have been sent off - Eddie Howe

Man United's Romelu Lukaku should have been sent off - Eddie Howe It was only his second Premier League goal in 10 games. They have wonderful players, they have a fantastic coach, they have lots of good things. Mourinho said on Tuesday: 'The only thing I can say is that for me it was just a question of diversity - diversity in behaviours, diversity in education. [Full Article...]

WPI inflation in Nov 2017 jumps to 3.93% due to costly onions

WPI inflation in Nov 2017 jumps to 3.93% due to costly onions The index for "Food Articles" group rose by 1.8% to 150.6 (provisional) from 148 (provisional) for the previous month due to higher price of betel leaves (12%), egg (11%), fruits & vegetables (7%) and fish-marine, beef & buffalo meat, pork, condiments & spices and wheat (1% each). [Full Article...]

Flu virus spreading in NY, prompting public-health alert

Flu virus spreading in NY, prompting public-health alert Lori Metzgar, RN, prepares a flu shot at Capital Care Pediatrics in Clifton Park last January. Eastern Mediterranean and Southeast Asian countries had slightly lower but still high rates of flu-associated respiratory deaths. Yet an expert from the state DPH said it's a bit early to push the panic button and declare this season's vaccine ineffective. William Schaffner, an infectious disease spe... [Full Article...]

Merriam-Webster Picks 'Feminism' as Word of the Year

Merriam-Webster Picks 'Feminism' as Word of the Year In the year that Donald Trump's inauguration triggered nationwide women's protests and powerful men were toppled by a firestorm of sexual misconduct allegations , the leading U.S. "There's an individual feminism , if you will, that you make your own choices". The word " feminism " has made Merriam-Webster's top ten lists for years, although the origins of the word itself date back hund... [Full Article...]

Man flu may be real, study suggests

Man flu may be real, study suggests Other clues indicated that man flu is not an overreaction. The news may be filled with stories of entitled men misusing their power over women. However, it's one Newfoundland doctor that has publicly stood up to say , yes the man flu is a real thing and there could be a real reasons as to why the opposite gender handles getting sick so differently from women. [Full Article...]

Huntington's disease: 'Ground-breaking' new drug gives hope for patients

Huntington's disease: 'Ground-breaking' new drug gives hope for patients Huntington's patient Michelle Dardengo, of Vancouver, B.C., watched six members of her family die of the disorder. Scientists at the University College London (UCL) on Monday announced that for the first time a drug has been used to successfully lower the level of a protein known to cause Huntington's disease in the nervous system of patients. [Full Article...]

Health officials: Flu shot may only be 10% effective this season

Health officials: Flu shot may only be 10% effective this season The flu season is declared under-way once we have reached an above-average number of people with influenza symptoms (i.e. more than 2.2 percent of people). Are pregnant women getting "appropriate" care? There's bad news about this year's flu vaccine. Certain people are at greater risk of serious flu-related complications. [Full Article...]

Quake of 5.5 magnitude hits Delhi-NCR, Uttarakhand; epicentre East Dehradun

Quake of 5.5 magnitude hits Delhi-NCR, Uttarakhand; epicentre East Dehradun On Tuesday, a 3.3 magnitude quake was reported in the state. So far there is no information about the loss of life or property of any kind of natural disaster. "The depth of the quake was 30 km". Meanwhile, Uttarakhand also witnessed heavy snowfall in the hilly regions of the state on Wednesday, bringing the mercury down. [Full Article...]

Ex-leader of Yemen killed as rival groups of rebels wage war

Ex-leader of Yemen killed as rival groups of rebels wage war Footage circulating on social media appeared to display a body resembling Saleh, with one video showing how armed militiamen used a blanket to move the corpse into the back of a pick-up truck. The call came as his supporters battled Houthi fighters for a fourth day in the capital Sanaa while both sides traded blame for a widening rift between allies that could affect the course of the civil war. [Full Article...]

Eric Dier and Jan Vertonghen watch World Cup draw together

Eric Dier and Jan Vertonghen watch World Cup draw together And Southgate has warned that underestimating teams heading into the tournament would not be wise. If they reach the last eight, they are likely to face Germany or Brazil, but a quarterfinal appearance would be their best performance since 2006 and that should be the realistic expectation in Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

Michael Flynn pleads guilty for lying to Federal Bureau of Investigation

Michael Flynn pleads guilty for lying to Federal Bureau of Investigation One of the officials, described as a "very senior member" of the presidential transition team, also directed Flynn to contact foreign government officials, including Russia's , about a UN Security Council resolution regarding Israeli settlements. [Full Article...]

Philippines suspends $94m dengue vaccination programme on latest pharma alert

Philippines suspends $94m dengue vaccination programme on latest pharma alert But longer-term, in previously uninfected patients, the analysis found that more cases of severe disease could occur following vaccination. Before the current analysis, a research team past year found that the vaccine-if given to dengue-naïve individuals-"acts very much like a natural infection but without making recipients sick". [Full Article...]

Odisha, the highest malaria endemic state of India

Odisha, the highest malaria endemic state of India In his foreword in the report, WHO director general Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says from the time when malaria was among the big public health success stories, the overall decline in the global malaria burden has "unquestionably levelled off" and some countries are actually showing reversals in trends. [Full Article...]

Joseph: Paxton Lynch out 2 to 4 weeks with high ankle sprain

Joseph: Paxton Lynch out 2 to 4 weeks with high ankle sprain Last Sunday he averaged 4.9 yards per pass attempt. After his first two throws sailed high of Jared Cook and Seth Roberts , Carr found his grove and played like the Carr of old. Oakland did just enough in the first three quarters to give itself enough cushion when Siemian picked up steam, but there are still concerns with the Raiders defending the pass. [Full Article...]

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...]

How to Fight the Flu This Season Featured font size +

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...]


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