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Bathroom Hand Dryers Blow Fecal Matter on Your Hands

Regardless, as Newsweek reported , study author Peter Setlow prefers paper towels, which are now stocked at all 36 bathrooms used in the study. However, a new study is questioning whether the hot air method is sanitary. In theory, adding high-effici...

Late to Rise? You Might Be Early to Die

The researchers asked participants, who were aged between 38 and 73, to classify themselves as one of four types - a "definite morning type", a "moderate morning type", a "moderate evening type" or a "definite evening type". "This first report of inc...

Saudi Crown Prince meets French foreign minister

Prince Saud al-Faisal, who served as Saudi Arabia's foreign minister for 40 years until his death, was a regular visitor to the French capital, where he stayed in the lap of luxury. Saudi national company Aramco and French oil giant Total announce...

Axis Bank CEO Shikha Sharma's term shortened till end-December

While Axis Bank was silent on Sharma's replacement, the new CEO's most pressing task will be to tackle the lender's high level of soured assets and deteriorated financials. The stock of Axis Bank's NPAs remained elevated, as bad loans assessed by...

IPL 2018: Rajasthan Royals beat Delhi Daredevils by 10 runs (DLS)

It is usually time for scorching heat in Jaipur but heavy showers ensured over two-and-half hours play was lost. It was a attractive wicket to bat on, then 150-odd for 5 in 18 overs, we thought we could contain them to 170 and it was chaseable, esp...

Traumatic brain injuries and dementia research

They assessed the long-term risk of dementia in people who had suffered a TBI, compared to those without a TBI, and also those who had experienced physical traumas that did not involve the brain or spine, such as fractured bones. The researchers foun...

What eating world's hottest chilli pepper can do to you

Forget what a hot chili pepper can do to your stomach: A new case report suggests that eating some of the hottest ones may give you a headache that can send you to the emergency room. The fiery punch of peppers is measured in Scoville units . In...

(MRK) Stake Lowered by Meeder Asset Management Inc

Analysts believe that the company has the potential to earn average revenue of $10.06 Billion for the current quarter. About 3.56 million shares traded. ( NYSE : MRK ) is 16.054124. This is calculated by dividing the five year average ROIC by the Sta...

MMA fighter McGregor freed on bail after Brooklyn melee

The Irish father-of-one was also captured on surveillance throwing a chair toward a passenger window of the bus and punched a member of a security detail, his Brooklyn arraignment heard Friday. Both men had been on the "red corner" bus that had...

Chinese state media urges U.S. industry to rally against Trump's tariff threat

U.S. stock market has been performing poorly recently on fears of the trade war between the world's two largest economies. "It's very delicate", said one Chinese government policy adviser. The Yen fell in value against the dollar, and the Chinese t...

China's state media says USA tariff "waywardness" to end in defeat

On Wednesday, China unveiled a list of 106 U.S. goods including soybeans , whiskey, frozen beef and aircraft targeted for tariffs, just hours after the Trump administration proposed duties on some 1300 Chinese industrial, technology, transport a...

Porter Adventist Hospital canceling more surgeries following sterilization breach

Porter Adventist Hospital is notifying people who had spine or orthopedic surgery there between July 21, 2016, and February 20 of this year, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment says in a statement . "We understand that ...

Eating pasta can help you lose weight, analysis finds

Given that pasta is full of carbs, it's widely seen as a food to avoid while dieting, but a new study suggests that eating pasta won't necessarily cause you to gain weight. Unlike other refined carbohydrates, pasta is generally has a lower GI level...

Body of missing CDC employee Timothy Cunningham found

Sgt. Stafford said the area where Cunningham was found was inaccessible through walking. Police said there did not appear to be foul play, but they are awaiting a toxicology screen and other testing results. Cunningham, a commander in the Public Heal...

Gundersen doctor skeptical on study supporting marijuana as replacement to opioids

David Bradford, a professor of public policy at the University of Georgia, said, "We do know that cannabis is much less risky than opiates, as far as likelihood of dependency". Medical marijuana is used for to treat of a variety of conditions incl...

FDA Issues First Ever Mandatory Recall Order for Kratom Products

At least four different serotypes of Salmonella have been confirmed. Various brands of kratom supplements have been linked to almost 90 cases of salmonella across 35 states, according to federal figures . "We continue to have serious concerns ...

AAA: Gas price increases 4 cents in RI

Gas prices are still climbing in Southwestern Oregon with some pumps charging $3 or more per gallon, the highest prices statewide in almost 1,000 days. "Today, only 38 percent of USA gas stations are selling gasoline for $2.50 or less and that percen...

Today is Autism Awareness Day

Having a community that doesn't support you makes it even harder. Proud mum Amanda said: "It wasn't until people started commenting on her book that we began to see the parallel between it and Elizabeth's own struggles". Moreover, a lot of the ch...

NCAA Women's Final Four: Watch Louisville vs

The UConn-Notre Dame will be played after the conclusion of the Mississippi State-Louisville game. With virtually the same guard-strong lineup as a year ago, the Bulldogs are back in the Final Four seeking more. And Mississippi State is now headed ...

Pruitt arranged condo deal through energy lobbyist, source says

The building is co-owned by Vicki Hart, a health care lobbyist. Her husband, J. Steven Hart, is the CEO of Williams & Jensen, a prominent energy lobbying firm. The Williams & Jensen lobbyist acting on OGE Energy's behalf, George Baker, was also liste...

Korea, US Begin Foal Eagle Joint Military Exercise

The computer-simulated Key Resolve is scheduled for two weeks starting in mid-April. More than 11,500 service members, including thousands based outside of Korea, plan to participate in the four-week Foal Eagle training, along with around 300,000 S...

Alex Hales joins IPL franchise Sunrisers Hyderabad as replacement for David Warner

David Warner was banned from IPL 2018 by the BCCI over his role in the ball-tampering scandal. The only Englishman in the top 10 of the International Cricket Council's (ICC) Twenty20 International (T20I) rankings, Hales has scored 1,456 runs in 52...

Why Buhari won't win 2019 presidential election - Shonibare

The Minister of Information, Lai Mohammad , released the list during a press conference in Lagos on Friday. Then National Publicity Secretary Olisah Metuh. Nigerians are not interested in brands. They brought Nigeria to this sorry pass. Mohamm...

State police arrest man after high speed chase, crash in Newtown

According to sergeant Ofentse Mokgadi, police spokesperson, the suspects are soon to appear before the Bafokeng Magistrates' Court on charges of the possession of suspected stolen property and the possession of a risky weapon. The officer fired his w...

Pogba, Dembele suffer 'racist' chants in Russian Federation

The Manchester United midfielder was an influential figure throughout the game , setting up Mbappe for the opener on 40 minutes with a fine through ball. The French could have scored more , particularly Anthony Martial, who failed to convert good...

Ex-Catalan Minister Gives Herself up to Edinburgh Police

A former Catalan minister facing extradition to Spain on charges of rebellion has turned herself in to police in Scotland . Clara Ponsati was made the subject of a European arrest warrant last week and gave herself up at a police station in Edin...

Dana Jacobson On WFAN: Leonard Hamilton Wasn't A Jerk To Me

After the game, CBS sideline reporter Dana Jacobson asked Hamilton a perfectly legitimate question: "In the final seconds of this game, why didn't you guys foul?" In an interview with WFAN's "The Afternoon Drive" on Monday, Jacobson said she was no...

Security advisors of US, Saudi, UAE meet to counter Iran

It added that senior officials from the U.S. Departments of State, Defense, the Treasury and the intelligence community participated in the meeting. He did not provide evidence. Doing so will bring substantial benefits and strengthen America's hand i...

AAP MLAs disqualification: BJP hails HC order

Meanwhile, Election Commissioner Sunil Arora said that the High Court verdict on AAP MLAs disqualification will be followed in "spirit and letter". In a blow to the AAP, the EC had in January asked President Ram Nath Kovind to disqualify 20 of its ...

Woman Journalist Files Complaint Accusing Cop of Molestation

An Indian Express reporter has complained to the Delhi Police that she was molested by an SHO. She has lodged a complaint with the police. After a girl in Delhi's Alipur ended her life when she was allegedly harassed by the boys in her neighbourh...

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Water park closes after surfer dies from 'brain-eating' bacteria

He died five days later and tested positive for Naegleria fowleri the day before his death, his family said. BSR Cable Park's Surf Resort is closed while the Centers for Dis...

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...

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

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...

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

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...