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Video game 'addiction' to be classified as mental illness

The World Health Organization (WHO ) is preparing to include it its new global medical coding guidelines. "Gaming Disorder" is all set to be classified as a mental health condition in World Health Organization's worldwide list of illnesses for t...

Westbrook drains game-winner to defeat Hawks

But the Utah Jazz will see the Oklahoma City Thunder Saturday night for the fourth time this season and the third time in two nights when the two Northwest Division rivals tip off at Vivint Arena in a 6 p.m. "Russ is our leader. We feel good do...

WH Denies NYT Report Claiming Trump Said Haitian Immigrants 'All Have AIDS'

Mr Trump's alleged comments came after he was told 15,000 Haitians had received visas to enter the USA since he became President. "Late to his own meeting and waving a sheet of numbers, President Trump stormed into the Oval Office one day in June...

Watch a clip from Dave Chappelle's forthcoming Netflix special

This will bring the total number of Netflix specials for Chappelle up to four, with two hilarious ones already available on the service. In November, Chappelle released a short trailer for the special, titled Equanimity , in which he spoofed Netfl...

Secunderabad woman dies after jilted lover sets her on fire on street

On a complaint by girl's brother, police picked up the accused, who allegedly resorted to the ghastly crime as the girl had spurned his advances. After she reached the spot, the man poured kerosene on her and set her on fire before fleeing the spot.

Reported flu cases triple locally

The most compelling statistic is the increase in reported flu cases from this time past year. "Certain high-risk adults who may not have health insurance can receive their flu immunization at the county health departments". As it's produced by the ...

Will a Salad a Day Keep Memory Problems Away? - Alzheimer's Society comments

The group which ate the most servings averaged 1.3 servings per day, while the group with the fewest servings ate on average 0.1 servings per day. Overall their performance on the thinking and memory tests declined over time at a rate of 0.08 stand...

Toxic Shock Syndrome Took Her Leg. Now She'll Lose The Other

She says she saw doctors write "yes" on one leg before her surgery and "no" on the other. Though tampon boxes warn not to leave it in for more than eight hours, Wasser said that she had been frequently changing her tampon while experiencing symptom...

Woman gives birth to baby from embryo frozen 24 years ago

Emma, who was frozen on 14 October 1992, was thawed on 13 March this year and implanted into Mrs Gibson. Dr Jeffrey Keenan, who performed the embryo transfer, hopes the story inspires those who want to donate to the cause. After thinking about her ...

West Brom 1-2 Manchester United

But the Belgium global refused to celebrate his 10th Premier League goal of the season despite being mobbed by team-mates, leading to post-match criticism from television pundits Gary Neville and Jamie Redknapp. The Belgian striker continued his stro...

Texans drop to 4-10 after blowout loss to Jaguars

He also sat out a game because of a violation of team rules. Fournette did not practice all week because of the injury, which he suffered in the third quarter of last Sunday's victory over. 4 overall pick in the 2017 National Football League draft ...

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Holdings Raised by BlueMountain Capital Management LLC

The stock increased 1.74% or $2.31 during the last trading session, reaching $134.89. About 15.95 million shares traded or 102.89% up from the average. Investors sentiment increased to 1.4 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.04, from 0.64 in 2017Q1. It improved, as...

Verify: If The Flu Shot Is 10% Effective, Should You Get It?

At this same time previous year, there were not any. Those suspecting they have the flu who are pregnant, have other underlying medical conditions or who fall extremely ill are encouraged by ODH to seek medical attention immediately. According to C...

Merriam-Webster's word of the year for 2017 is 'feminism'

In a year that brought us a lot of buzzwords, dictionary Merriam-Webster has chosen " feminism " as its No. 1. Seeing that this conversation has garnered national and global attention over the past 12 months, it makes sense that Merriam-Webster Dic...

Stock Views And Recommendations: Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)

Therefore 100% are positive. Menta Capital Lc reported 0.16% in Republic Bancorp, Inc. The firm has "Buy" rating by Canaccord Genuity given on Friday, February 24. Signature Fincl Mgmt owns 17,475 shares or 0.38% of their USA portfolio. Many anal...

'Man flu' may be a real thing, says doctor

The term " man flu " might be something you're hearing for the first time - but probably isn't something completely unknown to you. For example, a 2008 study found that women had a stronger immune response to the flu vaccine , meaning they produ...

Huntington's disease: why scientists are so excited at 'game changing' breakthrough

Later patients develop uncontrolled jerky movements, dementia and ultimately paralysis. At present around 10,000 people in United Kingdom and 30,000 people in America are living with Huntington's disease . As a result of these successful outcomes,...

Third day of protests hit West Bank, Gaza after US' Jerusalem decision

Zeman, who has repeatedly voiced his pro-Israel stance, recalled that back in 2013 he said he "would appreciate the transfer of the Czech Embassy to Jerusalem , and had it happened, we would have been the first to do so." . A police spokesperson s...

DJ Accused Of Groping Taylor Swift Sends Singer Dollar Coin As Settlement

It's been several months since Swift won that landmark court victory . It's why Swift initially called Mueller out for not paying her inher Time Person of the Year interview , where she was honored as one of 35 men and women dubbed " Th...

Indian Hospital Loses Operation Licence After Declaring Infant Dead

Reacting to the case of medical negligence, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said, "open loot or criminal negligence" by any hospital will not be tolerated. The patients who have come to the hospital for dialysis are being sent back. We had received ...

Tremors felt in Delhi-NCR as quake hits Uttarakhand

Severe quake tremors were felt at around 9 in the evening in Delhi-NCR. "The epicentre of natural disaster was Rudraprayag district in Uttarakhand located at 30.4 degrees north latitude and 79.1 degrees east longitude", the information released by ...

Hashtag wins Time Magazine's Person of the Year award

The five featured on the Time cover are actress Ashley Judd , singer Taylor Swift , former Uber software engineer Susan Fowler, California lobbyist who Adama Iwu, and strawberry picker Isabel Pascual. While originally started by African American ...

New EU list of global tax havens released, 4 Caribbean countries named

Another 47 jurisdictions were included Tuesday in a "grey list". The EU said South Korea has "harmful preferential tax regimes" and did not commit to amending or abolishing them by 31 December 2018, according to its release. "This initiative is alr...

No exemption given under Odd-Even, Delhi govt tells Green Court

However, on Monday, the green court lashed out at the Arvind Kejriwal-government for not filing a comprehensive action plan to curb pollution and slammed authorities for holding the India-Sri Lanka cricket match despite poor air quality . "In both t...

Fire departments urge residents to exercise fire safety this holiday season

Often when the fire department is called to a cooking-related fire, the resident states they only left the kitchen for a few minutes and, according to TFD, that is all the time it takes for a risky fire to occur. When cooking indoors, keep your kid...

Weather Authority: Light snow and drizzle Friday morning

On Monday temperatures will remain below 40 degrees over the region, and stay around or just under freezing in the mountains. Drier weather settles in for the weekend, with high temperatures in the 30's to low 40's. An arctic blast is scheduled t...

First flu death of season in Pierce County

These are genes that represent common or ancestral sequences shared by many different flu viruses . Those who are immune-compromised or can't get vaccines because of medical reasons have better protection when people around them are vaccinated.

Tesla's worst financial quarter ever pushes back Model 3 deliveries

Musk and Chief Financial Officer Deepak Ahuja wrote in a letter to shareholders that it was hard to predict how long it will take to resolve all bottlenecks , or when new ones will emerge. "I would suspect zero", Musk said. He claimed a "sub-contrac...

Morning Buzz: Aviragen Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVIR)

Shares of Aviragen Therapeutics Inc ( NASDAQ:AVIR ) are having their most volatile day in months after the biotechnology company announced that they were merging with Vaxart, Inc ., a privately-held, clinical-stage company focused on developing or...

Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Office warns parents of sex offenders on Halloween

It's called Operation Blackout. Last Halloween, law enforcement conducted checks on 220 registered offenders, yielding nine total arrests for violations like possession of pornography, children's items, holiday decorations and illegal narcotics.

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Former Scripps Research postdoc wins Nobel Prize in medicine

He realised the potential of releasing the brake and unleashing our immune cells to attack tumours. Called PD-1, this protein, he found, functions as a T-cell brake but via a diffe...

Tense exchange between Klobuchar, Kavanaugh over drinking questions

He later apologized to Klobuchar. Judge Brett Kavanaugh's Thursday appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee featured a display of emotions, with the judge alternati...

Health officials to long-term care workers: Get vaccinated against flu

Most children who die of the flu , they point out, have no underlying medical conditions. But most concerning to officials was the drop in coverage among the youngest children ...

Sen. Jeff Flake Emerges as Key Vote in Kavanaugh Nomination

While careful not to directly attack Blasey, Kavanaugh practically shouted at the senators, calling the confirmation process a "circus" and "national disgrace" and blaming the ques...

Trump shaken by Ford, but backs Kavanaugh after hearing

The hearing will be the first time the world sees and hears from Ms Ford beyond the grainy photo that has appeared in the media in the 10 days since she came forward with her clai...

Vikings ordered DE Griffen undergo mental evaluation

Vikings security chief Kim Klawiter told police that Griffen wasn't "acting normal lately" and that "it's nearly like he's having a nervous breakdown". Griffen later left his a...

Impact Of Alzheimer's Disease Will Double By 2060 — CDC Report

Experts worry people are being put off seeing a doctor because they're so anxious about how their life will change. Hilary Evans, the chief executive, said: "In the same way med...

Health Officials Say Now is The Time to Get Your Flu Shot

In addition to the flu vaccine, other everyday preventive measures include washing your hands, covering your cough and cleaning and disinfecting high-touch surfaces and objects. Th...

Daily aspirin offers no benefits for over-70s

The clinical trial did not include people who take aspirin for medical reasons as advised by their doctor, including those who have already suffered a heart attack or stroke . EVA...

Shallotte woman killed when Horry Co. transport van caught in flood

Holden said that deputies tried to get the victims out but couldn't. "Despite persistent and ongoing efforts, floodwater rose rapidly and the deputies were unable to open the d...

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Aged over 70 and healthy? A daily aspirin won't help

Aged over 70 and healthy? A daily aspirin won't help

The study examined more than 19,000 people in the United States and Australia, most of whom were aged older than 70. A new study confirms aspirin does not help prevent a fi...

Alberta study finds household cleaners may cause obesity in young children

Alberta study finds household cleaners may cause obesity in young children

The research can't prove cause-and-effect, but suggests that household disinfectants might be promoting childhood obesity by altering the gut bacteria of infants. The study found...

‘Wonder drug’ aspirin’s harms outweighs its benefits in healthy elderly

The participants took a daily low-dose of aspirin every day for almost five years, with researchers monitoring their health and any occurrences of disease, disability or death. At...

What iPhone XS’ eSIM inclusion means for India

What iPhone XS’ eSIM inclusion means for India

Apple aficionados in the Middle East will not have long to wait before they get their hands on what the company are calling the "most handsome and advanced" iPhones. Apple also sh...

Too many teens are using Juuls, according to the FDA

Since 2017, FDA officials have discussed e-cigarettes as a potential tool to ween adult smokers off cigarettes . "These alternative nicotine delivery devices can be important ...

1.4bn adults at risk over lack of physical activity

1.4bn adults at risk over lack of physical activity

Inactivity raises the risk of a raft of health problems, such as heart disease , type-2 diabetes and some cancers . But the data show that progress towards the global targe...

Powerful magnitude 6.7 natural disaster hits southeast of Sapporo, Japan

Powerful magnitude 6.7 natural disaster hits southeast of Sapporo, Japan

At least 32 people were missing and 120 were injured in Hokkaido after the magnitude 6.7 quake, NHK said. "I thought the house was going to collapse". The magnitude 6.6 temblor str...

Theranos bleeds dry, company to dissolve

The company plans to formally dissolve itself and pay unsecured creditors its remaining cash in coming months, the newspaper reported , citing an email sent to shareholders. For...

Legionnaires' disease confirmed in Nashua

Legionnaires' disease confirmed in Nashua

The 14 victims are believed to have acquired their infections between early June and mid-August. If you have information or questions about this outbreak, please call the New Ham...