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Phase III Immunotherapy trial for migraine shows positive results Phase III Immunotherapy trial for migraine shows positive results
- Декабря 01, 2017

Studies of two of these medicines , given as shots every month or so, found they cut the frequency of the notoriously painful and disabling headaches. At baseline, the quarterly group reported a mean of 13.2 headache days, the monthly group reported a mean of 12.8 days, and the placebo group reported a mean of 13.3 days. (more...)
Science shows dogs smarter than cats Science shows dogs smarter than cats
- Декабря 01, 2017

We also find that raccoons have dog-like numbers of neurons in their cat-sized brain, which makes them comparable to primates in neuronal density. She said: "I believe the absolute number of neurons an animal has, especially in the cerebral cortex, determines the richness of their internal mental state and their ability to predict what is about to happen in their environment based on past experience". (more...)
Israel to Open Its First Embassy in Rwanda Israel to Open Its First Embassy in Rwanda
- Ноября 29, 2017

He expressed hope that by the end of the year, he will be able to announce the opening of a new Israeli embassy "in an African country, and our hand is still extended". The Israeli leader will then hold a series of bilateral meetings with attending heads of state. Diplomatic officials deflected criticism that Netanyahu is attending the ceremony even though it was contested and marred by violence, saying that the worldwide community accepted the Supreme Court's authorisation of the second ... (more...)
Syrian opposition says waiting for Damascus government to join Geneva talks
- Ноября 29, 2017

United Nations envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura said despite some concerns about recent violence, he believes "a moment of truth has arrived" as he prepared to launch a new round of peace talks aimed at ending almost seven years of fighting. (more...)
Ander Herrera says every Manchester United home game is 'like a final' Ander Herrera says every Manchester United home game is 'like a final'
- Ноября 26, 2017

Paul Pogba made a scoring return to the team, while Zlatan Ibrahimovic also featured as the Red Devils welcomed two key players back into the fold. "Paul is still in this process where he can not reach the fatigue limit", the Portuguese said, according to BBC Sport. (more...)
Donald Trump Golfs with Tiger Woods, Dustin Johnson Donald Trump Golfs with Tiger Woods, Dustin Johnson
- Ноября 26, 2017

President Donald Trump continues to tweet and comment on high-profile sports issues. "Then back to Mar-a-Lago for talks on bringing even more jobs and companies back to the US!" For Woods, the presidential golf game is his most high-profile news since his arrest in August after being found unconscious in his auto with marijuana and four prescription drugs in his system. (more...)
Record heat expected for Thanksgiving across Arizona Record heat expected for Thanksgiving across Arizona
- Ноября 25, 2017

The record for this day is 89, set in 1950. St. Cloud's 57-degree high was also a record, surpassing its previous high of 56 degrees in 1990, according to the weather service. Next week, forecasters are predicting a week of mild temperatures, with highs reaching the upper 30s and lower 40s. The high temperature will continue on Thursday, as families gather to celebrate Thanksgiving with temperatures in the 90's when they are usually in the 70's. (more...)
Yellow weather warning issued as 50mph gusts hit Shropshire Yellow weather warning issued as 50mph gusts hit Shropshire
- Ноября 24, 2017

A few homes and businesses could also be flooded. In the Highlands rail passengers faced disruption after three landslips following heavy rain forced the cancellation of some services. Strong winds are expected to move east across England and Wales during the day, easing from the south east at around dawn on Thursday. The Met Office yellow warning for snow affects much of Scotland. (more...)
Mika Brzezinski Wants Bill Clinton To Apologize For Sexual Misconduct Allegations Mika Brzezinski Wants Bill Clinton To Apologize For Sexual Misconduct Allegations
- Ноября 24, 2017

A member of Clinton's legal team recently told Klein, "obviously, I'm aware of [the allegations], but can't talk about them". The alleged assumptions would have occurred after Bill Clinton's departure from the White House in 2001 and the mysterious investor is in fact billionaire Ron Burkle . (more...)
Major League Baseball penalizes Braves for global spending violations Major League Baseball penalizes Braves for global spending violations
- Ноября 24, 2017

The investigation found the franchise "circumvented global signing rules from 2015 to 2017". Former Braves Special Assistant Gordon Blakeley , the team's global scouting chief, was suspended from performing services for any team for one year. (more...)
Study finds drinking coffee can cut risk of early death Study finds drinking coffee can cut risk of early death
- Ноября 24, 2017

Those who don't drink coffee are found to have lower risks of premature death, especially those who drink up to three cups a day. Coffee drinking was also associated with lower risk of certain cancers - including prostate, endometrial, skin and liver cancer - as well as diabetes, liver disease and dementia. (more...)
5 criminals held with arms & ammo post encounter at Dwarka Mor 5 criminals held with arms & ammo post encounter at Dwarka Mor
- Ноября 22, 2017

According to the Newspaper, . They used a makeshift ladder and hanging bed sheets that were found tied to the back window of the second-floor hideout, said police. Umesh, who works for a private firm and lives near the metro station, said he was headed to work when he saw a man in plain clothes sprint with a sophisticated weapon in his hand. (more...)
First Digital Pill Approved by FDA Includes Medication Sensor First Digital Pill Approved by FDA Includes Medication Sensor
- Ноября 15, 2017

Psychiatric Products Division director for the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research at the FDA. Applying technology directly into the medicines themselves is a more cutting-edge approach, but one that is clearly gaining traction, as evidenced by the FDA's approval of Abilify MyCite ( aripiprazole tablets with sensor). (more...)
Almost half of Americans have high blood pressure, new guidelines say Almost half of Americans have high blood pressure, new guidelines say
- Ноября 15, 2017

Previously, 140/90 or more was considered high blood pressure, but now it's 130/80. "I think the goal of the new guidelines is to get blood pressure on the radar for those at-risk patients, to make the diagnosis, to get them to do some lifestyle changes". (more...)
Does sex trigger heart attacks? Does sex trigger heart attacks?
- Ноября 14, 2017

The majority of cases were men with a previous history of cardiovascular disease. Research led by Dr. Sumeet Chugh, associate director of the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute in Los Angeles, showed that after reviewing more than 300,000 cardiac deaths each year in the USA, less than 1 percent were linked with having sex. (more...)
Disneyland shuts down cooling towers over Legionnaires' cases Disneyland shuts down cooling towers over Legionnaires' cases
- Ноября 13, 2017

Case ages range from 52-94. Legionnaires' disease is a bacterial lung infection caused by exposure to contaminated water or mist. People who develop symptoms may experience fever, cough, chills, shortness of breath, headaches, muscle aches and diarrhea. (more...)
Delhi government calls off odd-even scheme Delhi government calls off odd-even scheme
- Ноября 12, 2017

The National Green Tribunal on Saturday gave its approval for implementing the Odd-Even scheme in Delhi from November 13 to November 17 , but with conditions applied. The tribunal also issued notices to the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) and the National Buildings Construction Corporation (NBCC) to show cause as to why construction was still going on. (more...)
Outdated technology makes flu vaccine only 20 percent effective
- Ноября 08, 2017

Because flu viruses mutate rapidly, researchers have found it hard to develop a flu vaccine with long-term protection. "The flu vaccine is the first line of defence against getting the flu each year", the email said. They only know at the end of the season if their vaccine was a good match. They adopt genetic changes that help them grow in the egg environment. "During the 2014-2015 influenza season, clade 3C.2a H3N2 viruses possessing a new predicted glycosylation site in antigenic site ... (more...)
This Company Gives Nonsmoker Employees Extra Time Off This Company Gives Nonsmoker Employees Extra Time Off
- Ноября 04, 2017

The company says the idea came from an employee who complained that colleagues who smoked often worked less because of the cigarette breaks they took throughout the day. Original efforts by the country's health ministry to ban indoor smoking in restaurants were scaled back after lobbyists pressured politicians. The rate in the U.S.is 19.5 percent. (more...)
NFL's Houston Texans Kneel After Owner's Remark NFL's Houston Texans Kneel After Owner's Remark
- Октября 30, 2017

The majority of the Houston Texans players staged a mass protest during the national anthem prior to their game on Sunday against team owner Bob McNair's after he described players as "inmates". Several players publicly came out against the owner's comments , including veteran Duane Brown . McNair faced considerable backlash after making the comment, for which he apologized . (more...)
Puerto Rico Governor calls for cancellation of Whitefish Energy power restoration deal Puerto Rico Governor calls for cancellation of Whitefish Energy power restoration deal
- Октября 30, 2017

A general foreman costs $336 an hour and a lineman, $319. "I have given instructions to immediately coordinate with the states of Florida and NY", to bring in power crews to help restore electricity to the island", the Governor added. On Friday, FEMA said it was "not involved" and any language that says it was "is inaccurate". Ken Luce, a spokesman for Whitefish, told MSNBC's Stephanie Ruhle that the company has 325 contractors on the ground, while "the Army Corps and others and their ... (more...)
Video of nurse singing to dying cancer patient goes viral Video of nurse singing to dying cancer patient goes viral
- Октября 28, 2017

She said she hopes the video inspires others. "I am so humbled and honoured to be a Nurse". "My thoughts and prayers are forever with this unbelievable family". "I'll bet it's so nice up in heaven since you arrived". Another nurse could be heard in the background telling Smith also not to cry. Neufelder told Fox17 that she hoped the millions of people who watched the videos learned this : "There's always hope, there's always someone". (more...)
"Arsenic in 80% of infant formula", finds study by Clean Label Project
- Октября 28, 2017

Since it was about the foods fed to the most vulnerable population in the United States, families across the country were concerned. The group of researchers examined the highest selling baby formulas, snacks, and liquids available on the market using Nielsen Data . (more...)
Sensex, Nifty End Modestly Higher On Earnings Optimism Sensex, Nifty End Modestly Higher On Earnings Optimism
- Октября 25, 2017

Mumbai: The BSE Sensex staged a strong comeback to end higher by almost 117 points, reversing its three-session losing run on gains in telecom, energy, realty, oil & gas and IT stocks amid firm global cues. Similarly, the wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) provisionally closed on a positive note. On the currency front, the rupee remained flat. (more...)
The collision of 2 neutron stars gives space scientists a major breakthrough The collision of 2 neutron stars gives space scientists a major breakthrough
- Октября 17, 2017

Their internal structure is not completely understood. Three LIGO pioneers, Barry Barish, Kip Thorne and Rainer Weiss, were awarded the Nobel Physics Prize this month for the observation of gravitational waves, without which the latest discovery would not have been possible. (more...)

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