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Kerala, Himachal, Maharashtra boost qualification hopes with crucial wins

Kerala, Himachal, Maharashtra boost qualification hopes with crucial wins Pankaj Jaiswal bowled an excellent final over, dismissing Pradeep Sangwan and captain Ishant Sharma as Delhi's innings came to an end with two deliveries still remaining. Later, they bundled out UP at 141 runs in 39.2 overs. Tripura suffered their fifth straight defeat in the ongoing Vijay Hazare Trophy , losing by four wickets to Maharashtra in Thursday's Group B match in Bilaspur. Continua a leggere...

Fathers May Pass On Increased Risk For Ovarian Cancer To Daughters

Fathers May Pass On Increased Risk For Ovarian Cancer To Daughters Men pass on one X chromosome to their daughters. It has been seen to be independent of the other genes that predict ovarian cancer risk. However, experts say that more studies are needed to confirm how this gene works and what it is. Dr Kevin Eng and colleagues at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute honed in on one suspect gene, called MAGEC3, located on the X chromosome from fathers. Continua a leggere...

New study finds short-term asthma treatments can delay pregnancy

New study finds short-term asthma treatments can delay pregnancy The researchers examined data from the worldwide Screening for Pregnancy Endpoints ( SCOPE ) study, which recruited over 5,000 women expecting their first babies in the early stages of pregnancy. They were also 30 percent more likely to have taken more than a year to conceive, which the researchers defined as the threshold for suffering infertility. Continua a leggere...

Environmental chemicals may boost body weight

Environmental chemicals may boost body weight The scientists discovered that these women had the slowest metabolisms - leading to more rapid weight regain. In the new study, Qi Sun, a nutritionist specializing in diseases correlated with obesity, studied the chemicals' relationship to weight gain. Continua a leggere...

Siddaramaiah says he is happy with Cauvery water dispute verdict

Siddaramaiah says he is happy with Cauvery water dispute verdict The verdict came on the a batch of cross petitions by Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala and Puducherry challenging the 2007 Cauvery River Water Disputes Tribunal award. Upon the conclusion of the hearing on November 20, the court had primarily asked Tamil Nadu and Karnataka to submit written notes which would include the question of law by Karnataka, opposition to the proposition of question of la... Continua a leggere...

Seven killed after building collapses in the Grandpass area

Seven killed after building collapses in the Grandpass area Sri Lankan police say at least seven people have died in a building collapse in a busy area of the capital. Pushpa Soysa, the head nurse at the National Hospital of Sri Lanka, said seven bodies were brought to the hospital. Continua a leggere...

Youth Tobacco Use on the Rise

Peter Dehnel, a pediatrician and the medical director of Twin Cities Medical Society. At the same time, youth cigarette smoking has reached an all-time low. Health officials argued one of the most troubling statistics is that 34 percent of the high school students who admitted to vaping also said they used the e-cigs with recreational marijuana. Continua a leggere...

Individualized, supportive care key to positive childbirth experience, says WHO

Individualized, supportive care key to positive childbirth experience, says WHO Geneva - WHO has issued new recommendations to establish global care standards for healthy pregnant women and reduce unnecessary medical interventions. For a subsequent pregnancy, the figure drops to less than 10 hours. As more women give birth in health facilities with skilled health professionals and timely referrals, they deserve better quality of care. Continua a leggere...

Mom accused of feeding child acid, chlorine in attempt to cure autism

Mom accused of feeding child acid, chlorine in attempt to cure autism There is no known cure for autism . The woman used a solution called MMS (Miracle Mineral Solution) which has lately emerged online as a supposed cure for autistic children. The US Food and Drug Administration ( FDA ) had issued a warning against this solution in 2010, but it has continued to influence gullible parents all over the world. Continua a leggere...

Ramaphosa emerges new South African president

Ramaphosa emerges new South African president Mr Ramaphosa, who was named the ANC's new leader and Mr Zuma's long-term replacement after a party election in December, became acting president after Mr Zuma's dramatic resignation speech in Pretoria on Wednesday night. Mr Zuma and the Guptas have always strongly denied any wrongdoing. Following the ANC elective conference, speculation was rife that Zuma would step down sooner rather than lat... Continua a leggere...

Year-old from MA dies from flu

Year-old from MA dies from flu To make the effectiveness calculations, researchers tracked who got the flu, and who among them had been vaccinated. Lopez said the strain H3N2 of the flu has fatalities on the rise among children and the elderly. The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) defines flu activity in Montana as widespread. With that, some of the transmission of flu strains can be carried thro... Continua a leggere...

Facebook teams up with Lyft and others for crisis response efforts

Facebook teams up with Lyft and others for crisis response efforts Enabling organizations and businesses to post in Community Help will give them a new way to reach communities impacted by crises. Launched a year ago, Community Help lets people ask for or offer things like shelter, food, and supplies in the event of a natural disaster, "accidental" crises like building fires, and violent events like attacks and shootings. Continua a leggere...

Short kids more likely to experience stroke in adulthood

Short kids more likely to experience stroke in adulthood The height difference that the researchers saw influencing stroke risk was not enormous - the boys and girls were only about 2 inches shorter than the average size for their age. All these factors may affect stroke risk, but some can be improved. Some of these factors are modifiable and all are thought to influence the danger of stroke . Continua a leggere...

Iowa regulators: Fareway chicken salad linked to salmonella cases

Iowa regulators: Fareway chicken salad linked to salmonella cases Patricia Quinlisk said in the consumer alert. Although the alert did not specify how many illnesses are under investigation in relation to the chicken salad, Iowa officials reported the cases are spread "across Iowa". It is important whenever you have diarrhea to make sure you drink plenty of fluids. The DPH says consumers who have purchased chicken salad from Fareway should throw it out and n... Continua a leggere...

Democrats hold Minnesota Senate seat in high-stakes election

Democrats hold Minnesota Senate seat in high-stakes election Democratic odds were long in the rural southwestern Minnesota House seat, where Trump defeated Hillary Clinton by more than 35 percentage points. A Bigham Senate win kept the Republican edge at the thin 34-33 seat margin. Dan Schoen, D-St. Paul Park, and Rep. Tony Cornish - accused by several women of sexual harassment. A Democratic victory would put extra pressure on the lawsuit against GOP Sen... Continua a leggere...

Irish Farmers' Association warn of Brexit impact

Irish Farmers' Association warn of Brexit impact He said: "We are not surprised to see that our sector faces such a catastrophic outcome in the event of a hard Brexit ". Mr Healy said the warning should serve to refocus Government efforts towards securing an outcome that avoids the bleak scenario for the country's largest indigenous sector. Continua a leggere...

NPR's 'On Point' host Tom Ashbrook fired over allegations of workplace abuse

NPR's 'On Point' host Tom Ashbrook fired over allegations of workplace abuse Ashbrook was placed on leave while the station and station owner Boston University hired an outside firm to investigate allegations of workplace unrest. "I recognize that we must do better in the future", says Kravetz. "Despite the high-pressure nature of so much of our work, we must all be committed to a positive, respectful, and compassionate work environment in every corner of WBUR ", he sai... Continua a leggere...

Woman's fight for anonymity after Powerball win heads to court

Woman's fight for anonymity after Powerball win heads to court In a statement Tuesday afternoon, lottery officials said the process "of paying the victor is being worked on between (the winner's) representatives and the New Hampshire Lottery Commission". She later learned that she could have shielded her identity by writing the name of a trust. If lawmakers can't help her, they might at least help future winners. Continua a leggere...

4 killed, 15 trapped after under-construction building collapses in Karnataka

4 killed, 15 trapped after under-construction building collapses in Karnataka The injured were rescued and shifted to a private hospital where one of them is in a critical situation. 15 more workers were reportedly trapped under the debris. The building was under construction for six years. In October 2017, a two-storey house collapsed in Bengaluru's Ejipura. That time, it was the building of extra floors than the approved plan which caused the mishap. Continua a leggere...

Transgender nata uomo allatta una bambina. Primo caso al mondo

Transgender nata uomo allatta una bambina. Primo caso al mondo La donna transessuale, in cura da anni con una terapia femminilizzante, si era sottoposta alla cura perché sosteneva che la propria compagna non volesse allattare il figlio . "Molte donne transgender stanno cercando di avere sempre più le stesse esperienze delle donne non transgender - afferma -. E' importante avere il metodo descritto in letteratura, e potrebbe diventare molto popolare". Continua a leggere...


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