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How wedded bliss can lower risk of developing dementia

How wedded bliss can lower risk of developing dementia No such associations were found for those who had divorced their partners. But the lower risk among married people persisted even after further more detailed analysis, which, the researchers suggest, reflects "the robustness of the findings". Continua a leggere...

Lag time between HIV infection and diagnosis getting shorter — CDC

Lag time between HIV infection and diagnosis getting shorter — CDC This is a significant improvement from 2011, when the median time was three years and seven months. There was also an increase noted in the percentage of people at increased risk for HIV who reported getting an HIV test the previous year. Continua a leggere...

UMass Amherst To Vaccinate All Undergrads Against Meningitis

George Corey said there is no need to cancel classes, but UMass instead will hold four clinics with the intention of vaccinating the entire undergraduate population. One is still hospitalized in Boston. The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention determined that because the two cases originated from a single strain of genetically identical organisms it should be considered an outbreak... Continua a leggere...

CDC urges consumers who drank raw milk product to seek treatment

CDC urges consumers who drank raw milk product to seek treatment The CDC says people who drank raw milk from the company may have been infected with a rare, but serious germ called Brucella abortus RB51. The Centers for Disease Control, along with health officials in NY and New Jersey, are warning consumers about the risks of drinking raw milk and raw-milk products in the wake of reports that a New Jersey resident became ill from the germ Brucella RB51 afte... Continua a leggere...

Diabetes, obesity behind 800000 cancers worldwide

Diabetes, obesity behind 800000 cancers worldwide Researchers found that cancer derived from a combination of diabetes and obesity is nearly twice as common in women than in men. Globally, the growing number of people with diabetes between 1980 and 2002 led to 77,000 new cases of attributable cancers in 2012 - a 26.1 per cent increase. Continua a leggere...

Meghan King Edmonds pregnant again, expecting second child with husband Jim Edmonds

Meghan King Edmonds pregnant again, expecting second child with husband Jim Edmonds Apparently, they really wanted to have a boy considering her man is already the father of five girls and one boy. According to Meghan King Edmonds , she and husband Jim knew that they wanted to add another child to their family when Aspen was just a few months old. Continua a leggere...

Top US general in Afghanistan says Taliban fight has 'turned the corner'

US forces have sought to stem the flow of drugs from Afghanistan in the past, but have failed. He accused Pakistan of harboring "agents of chaos" and providing safe havens to militant groups waging an insurgency against a USA -backed government in Kabul . Continua a leggere...

Saudi Aramco, SABIC plan to build $20B oil-to-chemicals complex

Saudi Aramco, SABIC plan to build $20B oil-to-chemicals complex Private investment has slowed in the kingdom in the last few years due to low oil prices and government austerity, so Riyadh wants to develop manufacturing industries, including chemicals. The use of so-called flexi-crackers would enable the firms to break down a range of feeds - oil, gas or naphtha. The crude oil to chemicals (COTC) complex is expected to process 400,000 barrels per day of crud... Continua a leggere...

Nomura Lowers Wendy's Company (The) (WEN) Price Target to $14.50

Vetr lowered shares of Wendys Co (NASDAQ: WEN ) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report report published on Tuesday morning. SunTrust Banks, Inc. In other news, insider Scott A. Weisberg purchased 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, November 13th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $14.29 per share, with a total value of $142,900.00. Continua a leggere...

Youth pastor shoots 3 at home on Thanksgiving Day

Youth pastor shoots 3 at home on Thanksgiving Day Buthorn , 36, revealed that all three died from a gunshot wound to the back, according to Arkuie Williams, an administrator for the chief medical examiner. "Members of Grace Lutheran Church are deeply saddened by the loss of life Thursday night as a result of three individuals being shot in Chester and this tragedy included members of Grace Lutheran Church", the statement read. Continua a leggere...

Chronic Pain Common Among Those Who OD on Opioids

Chronic Pain Common Among Those Who OD on Opioids Leading investigator of the research and MD, psychiatry professor from the Columbia University Herbert and Florence Irving Medical Center (CUMC), Mark Olfson said in a statement that, "The frequent occurrence of treated chronic pain and mental health conditions among overdose decedents underscores the importance of offering substance use treatment services in clinics that treat patients with chr... Continua a leggere...

Viagra to be sold over the counter to thwart online counterfeit dealers

Viagra to be sold over the counter to thwart online counterfeit dealers From next year, men with erectile disfunction will be able to obtain Viagra Connect tablets, which are manufactured by Pfizer, at the discretion of a pharmacist, rather than requiring a GP's prescription. Currently, men suffering from erectile dysfunction have to see their GP before obtaining a prescription. "It's important men feel they have fast access to quality and legitimate care, and do no... Continua a leggere...

Paris Club: Buhari directs govs to clear salary arrears before Christmas

Paris Club: Buhari directs govs to clear salary arrears before Christmas Kemi Adeosun; the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udo Udoma; and the Central Bank Governor, Godwin Emefiele, to work with state Governors to ensure the payment. "The Paris club figures need to be reconciled". The payment started from a year ago. The governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, who also spoke at the briefing said every state will get its own share of the Paris Club refund ... Continua a leggere...

Family TV adverts full of junk food

However, loopholes in these regulations mean that the most popular programmes with children, even those marketed as "family programmes", do not have the same safeguards on HFSS advertising as programmes watched only by children. They concluded that 59% of food and drink adverts would be banned from kids' TV. Like The Voice , Hollyoaks is also now sponsored by a takeaway brand. Continua a leggere...

Shell accused of abuses in Nigeria's Ogoniland

Shell is the oldest multinational energy company in Nigeria, and is involved in joint ventures with the government. According to Amnesty, internal documents from Shell, witness statements and documents from the Amnesty archives show that Shell encouraged the Nigerian army to take action against protests by the Ogoni community, despite knowing about the brutal way in which the army operates. Continua a leggere...

FDA warns of dog bone treats after 90 illnesses, 15 deaths reported

FDA warns of dog bone treats after 90 illnesses, 15 deaths reported Products including "Ham Bones", "Pork Femur Bones", "Rib Bones", and "Smokey Knuckle Bones" were listed in the report. Other complications include choking, digestive tract obstruction, cuts to the mouth, vomiting diarrhea, and bleeding from the rectum. Continua a leggere...

Suspect robs S. Houston liquor store

Suspect robs S. Houston liquor store Officers responded about 11 p.m.to Amato's Liquor Store on Lincoln Avenue for a reported armed robbery. Police believe the suspect fled on foot. The man is described as black, 30-35 years old, approximately 5 feet 10 inches to 6 feet tall and 170-180 pounds. Continua a leggere...

Bollywood celebs grace IFFI 2017 in Goa

Bollywood celebs grace IFFI 2017 in Goa Moreover, Akshay says that he is very much thrilled to be a part of the International Film Festival Of India (IFFI) closing event this year. "IFFI 2017 has truly left a mark and presented cinema lovers with the best in national and worldwide cinema". Continua a leggere...

Judge rules against 84-year-old doctor who can't use a computer

Judge rules against 84-year-old doctor who can't use a computer The Board argued, essentially, that because Konopka voluntarily agreed to relinquish her medical license after a series of investigations, there's no going back now. "Under these circumstances of this case, however, Dr. Konopka has failed to demonstrate that the extraordinary remedy of an injunction allowing her to continue to practice medicine is appropriate". Continua a leggere...

Jong-Nam body had constricted eye pupils, underwear soiled with faeces

Jong-Nam body had constricted eye pupils, underwear soiled with faeces The 19th witness, forensics pathologist Dr Nurliza Abdullah, one of the two doctors who had conducted the post-mortem of the North Korean, testified that both symptoms occurred due to the "cholinergic" effect caused by the VX nerve poison leading to loss of muscle control throughout the body. Continua a leggere...


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