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2 pit bulls save young children from venomous copperhead snake

2 pit bulls save young children from venomous copperhead snake The reptile was just inches from the children when the two pit bulls sprang into action. Both dogs had to be rushed to an emergency clinic with severe reactions. "We give them medicine for pain and make them as comfortable as possible". "That absolutely would have been one of my grandchildren whether it be yesterday, or today or tomorrow" she said. Continua a leggere...

L Brands Inc (LB) Shares Plunge Amid Sharply Lower Outlook

L Brands Inc (LB) Shares Plunge Amid Sharply Lower Outlook L Brands traded as low as $41.28 and last traded at $43.12, with a volume of 3,442,786 shares trading hands. A number of analysts have recently issued reports on the company. On 8/4/2017 announced a quarterly dividend of $0.60 5.53% with an ex dividend date of 8/16/2017 which will be payable on 8/18/2017. Investors of record on Friday, August 18th will be issued a $0.60 dividend. Continua a leggere...

Big Business Dumps Trump: Merck, Intel, Under Armour CEOs Quit Council

Big Business Dumps Trump: Merck, Intel, Under Armour CEOs Quit Council Trump wasn't pleased with the Merck Pharma boss' decision, who said he left "as a matter of personal conscience". Second to resign from the council, Plank wrote in a statement that though he is appreciative of the opportunity, his company "engages in innovation and sports, not politics". Continua a leggere...

HC seeks to know steps taken by Guj govt against swine flu

HC seeks to know steps taken by Guj govt against swine flu At the same time, the dengue menace too spread its tentacles across 24 districts in the state with 402 dengue positive cases reported so far with two deaths. Appearing for the petitioner, lawyer K.R. Koshti sought the court's direction to provide compensation to the victims of swine flu, malaria and other mosquito-borne diseases in the State. Continua a leggere...

Dahi handi celebrations in and around Mumbai: Two govindas die, 117 injured

Dahi handi celebrations in and around Mumbai: Two govindas die, 117 injured On this auspicious day, a bunch of Govindas try to chase and break the Handi filled with butter by making massive human pyramids. He climbed down after breaking the handi and suffered an epileptic attack soon afterwards. In Thane, the biggest prize money was Rs. 11 lakh and in Ghatkopar it was Rs. 25 lakh for the successful govinda troupe. The Supreme Court had earlier banned youth below the a... Continua a leggere...

CDC: Teen overdose deaths on the rise

CDC: Teen overdose deaths on the rise The study also found that there has been a spike in teen overdose deaths involving heroin and synthetic opioids (such as fentanyl ) in recent years, while there has been a decrease in deaths involving semisynthetic opioids , which include prescription painkillers such as hydrocodone and oxycodone. Continua a leggere...

Kerala woman's conversion: NIA tells SC 'pattern' emerging in southern state

Kerala woman's conversion: NIA tells SC 'pattern' emerging in southern state The Supreme Court Bench, comprising of Chief Justice JS Khehar and Justice DY Chandrachud , has ordered the NIA to probe into the Kerala case, in which a girl was allegedly forced to convert to Islam, after being kidnapped and married to a Muslim man. Continua a leggere...

Novel plant-based polio vaccine developed

Novel plant-based polio vaccine developed The virus-like particles prevented polio in animal experiments, and an analysis of their 3D structure showed they looked nearly identical to poliovirus. An ancient Egyptian stone engraving provides a clue that the poliovirus has been a disturbing blight on our lives since antiquity. From then the virus was widely feared up until the middle of the last century and the arrival of the first effec... Continua a leggere...

Faux pas galore as Rahul inaugurates Amma… err.Indira Canteen in Bengaluru

Faux pas galore as Rahul inaugurates Amma… err.Indira Canteen in Bengaluru Rahul also congratulated the Karnataka Government and Chief Minister Siddaramaiah for the initiative and said that the Indira Canteen is another step towards the "Food for All" commitment of the Congress . In a major faux pas, the Gandhi scion called the newly inaugurated canteen named after his grandmother and former prime minister Indira Gandhi as Amma. Continua a leggere...

Keep calm and carry on bonging: Lawmakers slam Big Ben plan

Keep calm and carry on bonging: Lawmakers slam Big Ben plan According to the parliament's statement , "specialist clock makers" are working to ensure that the bell sounds on important occasions, like Remembrance Sunday and New Year's Eve . The repairs are aimed at fixing the clock mechanism, which is at risk of failing, as well as installing a lift for safety reasons. " Big Ben is terribly important to the mental wellbeing of the nation", he said. Continua a leggere...

Fly under the radar: DJI develops an incognito mode for their drones

Fly under the radar: DJI develops an incognito mode for their drones Jan Gasparic, DJI head of enterprise partnership says, "We are pleased about how rapidly DJI's customer base has expanded from hobbyists and personal drone pilots to include professional, commercial, government and educational users". The publication noted back in May that DJI's Go App connects to servers in the U.S., China and Hong Kong for data storage and processing. The new apps with local d... Continua a leggere...

Risk of dying goes up when cancer patients opt for alternative meds

Risk of dying goes up when cancer patients opt for alternative meds Among breast cancer patients , specifically, those that chose alternate treatment were over five times more like to die within the same span of time. The researchers studied patients diagnosed from 2004 to 2013. Patients in the AM group vs the CCT group had significantly worse 5-year survival in the following disease subtypes: breast (58.1% vs 86.6%, respectively), lung (19.9% vs 41.3%), and c... Continua a leggere...

Why more expensive wine tastes better

Why more expensive wine tastes better But, the marketing placebo effect does have its limits. In the study , published in Scientific Reports , Weber and his colleagues conducted a series of tests using an average to good quality red wine with a retail bottle price of 12 euros (€). Continua a leggere...

Sri Lanka names senior lawyer Tilak Marapana as new foreign minister

Sri Lanka names senior lawyer Tilak Marapana as new foreign minister He earlier served as the Minister of Law and Order but resigned over allegations he faced in the Avant Garde case. The previous minister, Ravi Karunanayake, resigned last week, shortly after he appeared before a panel investigating alleged irregularities in government bond sales. Continua a leggere...

Less Sleep Tied to Diabetes Risk in Children

Less Sleep Tied to Diabetes Risk in Children The study "also shows strong inverse associations between reported sleep duration and adiposity (including detailed measures of body fatness confirming findings), confirming findings from earlier studies", the researchers wrote. No association was seen between sleep duration and HbA1c or cardiovascular risk. Children who don't get enough sleep at night are at higher risk for developing Type... Continua a leggere...

BBCI: Thai activist gets prison for sharing king's profile on Facebook

BBCI: Thai activist gets prison for sharing king's profile on Facebook Most suspects charged under Thailand's lese majeste law are nearly always convicted of the crime, many of them were tried behind closed doors. Domestic and global campaigns over recent months have failed to free him on bail. The court in Khon Kaen later denied at least 10 requests for his release on bail. He was facing up to 15 years in prison if convicted. Since the country's military coup in 2... Continua a leggere...

Binge-Watching TV Shows Leads To Poor Sleep Quality, Insomnia, Study Finds

Binge-Watching TV Shows Leads To Poor Sleep Quality, Insomnia, Study Finds Sixty-two per cent of participants were women, and 74 per cent were students. They completed an online survey assessing regular television viewing, binge-watching, sleep quality, fatigue, insomnia, and pre-sleep alertness. 7% said they binge-watched every day. Those who claimed to be binge-watchers felt more tired, said they had lower quality of sleep and felt more alert prior to actually fall... Continua a leggere...

State Health Officials Confirm West Nile Virus Cases

State Health Officials Confirm West Nile Virus Cases The first two cases of West Nile Virus in 2017 have been confirmed in Arkansas. Ripley County health officials say avoid being outside in late afternoon and dusk to dawn and early morning, use insect repellent that contains DEET®, Picaridin, IR3535 or oil of lemon eucalyptus, wear long sleeves or long trousers, install or fix screens in the home, drain all standing water, drill holes recycling... Continua a leggere...

Broken hearts can be fixed: research

After a heart attack the organ is so weakened that is it often too risky to perform such an invasive procedure. Researchers in Prof Radisic's lab, have spent almost three years developing a patch that could be injected, rather than implanted."At the beginning, it was a real challenge; there was no template to base my design on and nothing I tried was working", says Miles Montgomery Researcher at... Continua a leggere...

Bodybuilder mum's death blamed on excessive protein intake and undiagnosed genetic disorder

Bodybuilder mum's death blamed on excessive protein intake and undiagnosed genetic disorder An Australian bodybuilder, Meegan Hefford has lost her life due to excessive protein shake intake, according to her family. It was reported that her cause of death was ruled as an "intake of bodybuilding supplements" in addition to having a rare disorder-urea cycle disorder-which prevents the body from breaking down protein . Continua a leggere...


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