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PM's message on World Tuberculosis Day

According to him, the state TB prevalence is 322 per 100,000, in 2017. "In the spirit of this year's World Tuberculosis Day theme of "Wanted: Leaders for a TB-free world" I urge citizens and organisations to take the lead in the movement to end TB"...

Carter's shot propels Texas A&M women into the Sweet 16

The game is scheduled to get underway at 8:49 p.m. ET on Saturday , March 24, 2018. Apparently Michigan's rust from its 2-week conference tournament layoff was gone Thursday. The Rebels forced their second shutout of the year en route to a game-th...

Grilled Meat may Promote Risk of Developing High Blood Pressure

Based on the findings of this recently published study , eating grilled meat, may it be red or white, could increase the risk of hypertension, or high blood pressure . Previously, studies have linked grilled meat with health conditions such as obes...

Sealed and delivered: Royal wedding invitations dispatched

Meghan Markle may be ready to have children with Prince Harry . The couple toured the campus of Northern Ireland's next-generation science park, where they met a husband-and-wife team who make innovative baby products. The decorative border on ...

Credit Suisse Group Lowers AbbVie (ABBV) Price Target to $98.10

Technical analysts compare a stock's current trading price to its 52-week range to get a broad sense of how the stock is doing, as well as how much the stock's price has fluctuated. Volatility is the degree of variation of a trading price se...

Myanmar President Htin Kyaw resigns, statement on official Facebook page says

Myanmar was plunged into uncertainty on Wednesday with the announcement that the country's president, Htin Kyaw , had resigned after two years in office. "We will now start the process for electing the next president within seven working days accord...

Syria's President Assad visits troops on Ghouta's front…

Turkish military and allied Syrian forces marched into the center of the northern Syrian town of Afrin Sunday, raising their flags and shooting in the air in celebration almost two months after launching their offensive on the Kurdish enclave.

Spy poisoning: Experts to test nerve toxin

The British Council agency and a United Kingdom consulate in St Petersburg will also be shut down as part of a tit-for-tat diplomatic row. The UK has accused the Kremlin of orchestrating a nerve toxin attack on a former Russian double agent and his...

Six Nations: Ireland's Grand Slam homecoming cancelled

The situation is not about to get any easier for Jones either, with the next challenge being a three-match tour of South Africa in June followed by home games against the Springboks and the mighty New Zealand in November. Gael Fickou scored a try f...

Duke rolls into Sweet 16 with romp of Rhode Island

After a big day of upsets on Friday, will No. 2 Duke avoid an upset of its own when it faces No. 7 Rhode Island in the second round of the NCAA Tournament today? Though he winced at least once while trying to set up on the block, when Carter ha...

Warning to drivers as Portsmouth told to expect snow

There is a 95% chance of very heavy snow across London and Kent so it might be time to get the hats and gloves back out. Yellow weather warnings are also in place for the vast majority of the United Kingdom, nearly totally covering the country ...

Augie Garrido, college baseball's winningest coach, dies at 79

When I had the chance to coach against him, for me it was one of those giddy moments. "He was such a great mentor and friend to everyone in the game". Garrido's Titans reached the College World Series seven times, and won national titles in 1979, 198...

Drink Bottled Water? You're Also Drinking Microplastics

The findings suggested that a person who drinks a litre of bottled water a day might be consuming tens of thousands of microplastic particles each year. The World Health Organisation has announced a review into the potential risks of plastic in dri...

Major tributes planned to celebrate Stephen Hawking's life

She told Christian Connection in 2015 that she and Hawking "lived in harmony, each respecting the other's point of view". The problem is even more pronounced in the Philippines where we have a president who forces me to mute the TV every time he ...

PDP Axes Drabu For Calling Kashmir Apolitical

Drabu's statement came at a time when the PDP and its coalition partner, the BJP, are at loggerheads over a range of issues, with Mehbooba openly pressing for talks with Pakistan on Kashmir while the saffron party adopting a different line.

How healthy is your county?

This is the first time since the annual County Health Rankings and Roadmap report was first published nine years ago that the county has not been included in the top 10. Lawrence Nycum, the senior vice president of medical affairs for its Winston...

Trade tensions cloud best global growth outlook in 7 years: OECD

It said rebounding business investment was the core reason for the expected acceleration in global growth - with trade rising 5% this year. The OECD is predicting the economy will grow by 1.3 percent this year, up from 1.2 percent in November, and ...

AB de Villiers Delighted With Much-awaited Century, SA Hunt for Win

Khawaja and Mitch Marsh fought back fastidiously during an 87-run stand in Port Elizabeth on Sunday (Monday morning NZ Time), building a small lead as Australia reached 5-180 in their second innings. Rabada followed up South Africa's success wi...

Serena And Venus Williams Meet After 14-Year Tournament Boycott

Serena won the 2017 Australian Open final over Venus while about eight weeks pregnant, and from then on was inactive in singles competition until her opener at Indian Wells . Serena made a decision to return in 2015, whilst Venus came back to India...

China's Parliament Approves Constitutional Amendment Allowing Xi to Remain President Indefinitely

In the run up to the vote, critics on Chinese social media attacked the move and drew parallels to North Korea or suggested a Mao-type cult of personality was forming. "There's no one system that suits all countries". Xi is likely to promote Wang Q...

Chelsea boss Conte on goalscorer Willian: I can't leave him out!

They nearly added a fourth on the stroke of half-time, but Tomkins made a brilliant intervention on the line to deny Giroud at the end of an exceptional move. The Eagles have won back-to-back Premier League games at Stamford Bridge, after failing t...

Schools closed, winter storm warning in effect for west central area

A snow alert has been issued for the five boroughs starting at 10 p.m. Snow rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour are possible, mostly north and west of New York City . The height of the storm was from about 6 p.m. until about 10 p.m. Crocker said he ...

ISIS-inspired Utah teen tried to blow up high school, police say

The suspect is a juvenile male who was attending Pine View High School and is believed to be inspired by ISIS; he was arrested and placed in juvenile detention, the St. Authorities initially thought the graffiti and flag at the school were pranks...

Australia among 11 countries to sign TPP without US

Japan, as the world's third-largest economic power, is the heavyweight in the group. But the remaining countries regrouped and that culminated in the signing Thursday. That sentiment was echoed just last month by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, wh...

Don't make Aadhaar number mandatory for enrolling NEET candidates, SC tells CBSE

The petitioners, who approached the court against the CBSE notification and others who have challenged the Aadhaar scheme, said the government had been issuing several such notifications, which in fact, amounted to contempt of the Supreme Court's ...

San Antonio, Austin ranked among best airports in North America

The MIAL has said that it will not allot anymore slots to aircraft carriers for UDAN flights that connects smaller towns or cities as it carries less passengers and consumes more time and space at the airport. The Hyderabad airport has become numbe...

Bypolls results: A prelude to 2019 general elections as Congress rises again?

The voting was a test for Rahul Gandhi, the 47-year-old heir to India's Nehru-Gandhi political dynasty, who took over as the main opposition Congress party's president from his mother, Sonia Gandhi, in December. It becomes empirically clear that the ...

Veteran actress Shammi Rabadi passes away at 89

Throughout her career in Bollywood, Shammi featured in supporting roles in films such as Hum Saath Saath Hain , Arth , Hum and The Burning Train . Her last major role was in the Boman Irani and Farah Khan starrer comedy " Shirin Farhad Ki Toh Ni...

Levi levy: European Union threatens 25% tax on iconic United States brands

Such fears have been heightened by White House trade adviser Peter Navarro, who told the US media that the president has no plan to exempt any countries from the tariffs which are expected to be implemented this week at the earliest, they said.

South African Listeria Linked to Polony from Enterprise

Tiger Brands said it had learned about the presence of listeria in its products on 14 February - 18 days before the government forced it into a recall. Results from the factory tests should have taken just over two weeks but a shortage of solution ...

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Trump administration freezes Obamacare funds

The move sent shock waves through the insurance industry, which claimed that such market disruption could have near-immediate consequences for insured populations. Over the weeke...

What they're saying in Maryland about SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh

Kavanaugh was the frontrunner among four finalists who also included judges Thomas Hardiman , Amy Coney Barrett and Raymond Kethledge . Sen. In a primetime announcement a...

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh "sticks to the law", former clerk says

Foster Professor of Law. "I am proud that a majority of my law clerks have been women", Kavanaugh added. Other Republicans said they hoped to confirm Kavanaugh before the cour...

CDC Reports 212 Confirmed Cases of Cyclospora in Midwest

Businesses that reportedly sold the tainted veggies include Kwik Trip, Kwik Star, Demond's, Sentry, Potash, Meehan's, Country Market, Food Max Supermarket and Peapod. Del Monte has...

New HIV vaccine tested on humans

Meant to provide broad protection from the many strains of HIV that are prevalent worldwide, the " mosaic " vaccine contains a patchwork of genetic sequences found among vario...

Sen Claims Dems Would Block George Washington for Supreme Court

Check back in with Mediaite for coverage of Trump's decision tonight. While the president has been pondering his pick, aides have been preparing for a tough confirmation fight. B...

Johns Hopkins Evacuates Two Lab Buildings After Release Of Tuberculosis Research Sample

The release triggered a heavy emergency response outside the complex of Johns Hopkins hospital buildings, including the shutdown of the two used for cancer research. " Tuberculos...

Nuts like almonds increases sperm count, claims study

Albert Salas-Huetos from the Human Nutrition Unit of the Universitat Rovira i Virgil in Reus, Spain said , "based exclusively on the results of this study". At the molecular le...

Joey Chestnut consumed more than 20,000 calories to win hot dog contest

The 2018 Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest is nearly here and that means thousands will gather at Nathan's Famous hot dog restaurant in Coney Island to witness one of the mos...

Coli outbreak is over as new evidence points to tainted water

Although the government did not issue a recall, health officials were advising people to avoid eating romaine lettuce. Dirty canal water appears to be the source of a national ...

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West Nile found in Oakland County mosquito pools

West Nile found in Oakland County mosquito pools

Last summer, mosquitoes in Owensboro tested positive, too, but according to the Centers for Disease Control website , the only West Nile virus cases in western Kentucky in 2017 we...

Jeff Sessions announces largest healthcare fraud takedown in United States history

Jeff Sessions announces largest healthcare fraud takedown in United States history

Wilkison said . One set of charges in Florida details what prosecutors described as $106 million in fraudulent claims for substance abuse treatment in a scheme that involved "wi...

Amazon acquires pharmacy startup PillPack; purchase price thought to be near $1b

Amazon acquires pharmacy startup PillPack; purchase price thought to be near $1b

The service is available in 49 states, with its main pharmacy located in Manchester, New Hampshire. It expects to complete the deal in the second half of the year. Amazon decline...

Why you should never go down a slide with your child

Why you should never go down a slide with your child

Clare chose to take the kids down the slide on her lap. The mother of three has posted a photo of the alarming moment on Facebook to alert parents to the potential danger of...

Cancer Risk Rises for Flight Attendants, Especially Among Women

Cancer Risk Rises for Flight Attendants, Especially Among Women

Chan School of Public Health in Boston. The association also noted that the United States federal government now does not require airlines to educate cabin crews about onboard ...

Flight attendants may have higher cancer rates

Get the latest health and science news, plus: burning questions and expert tips. But no link was identified between job tenure and thyroid cancer or melanoma - the deadliest sk...

FDA Approves First Marijuana Based Drug

FDA Approves First Marijuana Based Drug

The active ingredient in Epidiolex , an epilepsy medication, is cannabidiol (CBD ), one of the two main chemical compounds found in marijuana. But it's not quite medical marijua...

FDA approves first ever drug derived from marijuana

FDA approves first ever drug derived from marijuana

Now that Epidiolex is approved by the FDA , cannabidiol will probably be reclassified by the Drug Enforcement Administration within 90 days. The component in this newly approv...

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Selfies show worm slithered through woman’s face for 2 weeks ars_ab.settitle(1335881)

The lump would cause a little itching and burning in the spot it nestled, but she had no other symptoms. "A physical examination showed a superficial moving oblong nodule at ...