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Man Who Inspired ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Dies at Age 46

Man Who Inspired ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Dies at Age 46

His obituary stated he battled with the disease for 14 years, having been diagnosed shortly after marrying his wife in 2003. "It's a hard disease and tough when you're losing", his wife, Jeanette,...

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Rangana Herath is a big loss, says Dinesh Chandimal

Rangana Herath is a big loss, says Dinesh Chandimal

And even for the youngsters, they all have to take the responsibility when they are out there in the middle, Chandimal said. The BCCI treasurer Anirudh Chaudhary is seized of the matter of preparing a...

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Sorry, Dogs: Store-Bought Bones Are Bad for You

Sorry, Dogs: Store-Bought Bones Are Bad for You

The World Health Organization has named the artificial preservatives BHT and BHA as suspicious cancer-causing compounds. So, their ability to crush those bones and to be able to digest those bones are...

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New dengue vaccine could worsen disease in some people

New dengue vaccine could worsen disease in some people

It causes a flu-like disease that can cause joint pain, nausea, vomiting and a rash. Sanofi Pasteur stressed that the vaccine still protected against dengue fever when it was given to people who had...

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PDP Convention: Fresh Tension Over Contentious Micro Zoning

PDP Convention: Fresh Tension Over Contentious Micro Zoning

Less than three years after losing the 2015 presidential election, the Peoples Democratic Party is broke, a memo signed by the party's National Caretaker Committee, Mr. These were issues deliberated u...

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Interior Ministry reinstated Maina without my approval - Oyo-Ita

Interior Ministry reinstated Maina without my approval - Oyo-Ita

Meanwhile, Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun , told the panel that the last time Abdulrasheed Maina received salary as a civil servant was in February, 2013. "I challenge anyone who has documents showing...

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Why Investors remained confident on Box, Inc. (BOX), Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (APC)?

Macquarie Group Ltd. now owns 11,530,548 shares of the oil and gas producer's stock valued at $730,575,000 after acquiring an additional 1,116,036 shares during the period. The company was maintained ...

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National Football League agrees to commit $89M over seven years to social justice causes

National Football League agrees to commit $89M over seven years to social justice causes

The language in the agreement does not call on the players to stop their national anthem protests in return for the donations, though the NFL hopes that by acknowledging the protests' root causes an...

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Oklahoma health officials say 2 people die due to influenza

Oklahoma health officials say 2 people die due to influenza

Among the most at risk for complications from the flu include seniors over 65 years old, children under age five, and pregnant women. Australia's bad flu season may have been due, in part, to a mism...

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Woods solid in return to tournament golf

Woods solid in return to tournament golf

Three more pars followed before Woods holed from 25 feet for birdie on the eighth, although another duffed chip on the par-five ninth led to a first bogey of the day after reaching the edge of the gre...

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For The First Time In Decades, A Drug For Migraines Shows Promise

For The First Time In Decades, A Drug For Migraines Shows Promise

Peter Goadsby, Professor of Neurology at King's College London, who led the Phase III clinical trial. Amgen announced that its Phase 3 trial of Aimovig (erenumab) found that the investigational ...

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Dogs are smarter than cats

Dogs are smarter than cats

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Percent of US Kids Could Be Obese by Age 35

Percent of US Kids Could Be Obese by Age 35

The results appear in the New England Journal of Medicine . Children with severe obesity - which affects 4.5 million children in the United States - face only a one in five chance of being normal...

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Computer-Hating Doctor, 84, Fights for Medical License

Computer-Hating Doctor, 84, Fights for Medical License

In one case, she told parents to decide on the amount of inhaled steroids to give to their child. Many of her patients are low-income, live in rural areas and struggle with chronic pain. "The Court ha...

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Ferguson drafted into Test squad to face Windies

Ferguson drafted into Test squad to face Windies

The rest of the New Zealand line-up was predictable with wicketkeeper Tom Blundell making his debut in place of the injured BJ Watling. The global season will finish with a four-Test series agai...

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Marriage can stave off risk of dementia

Marriage can stave off risk of dementia

Dr Laura Phipps of Alzheimer's Research UK, said: "There is compelling research showing married people generally live longer and enjoy better health, with many different factors likely to be contribut...

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World Malaria Report 2017

World Malaria Report 2017

An eye-opening World Health Organization report claims that mere eight per cent of malaria cases were diagnosed past year in India. New Delhi , Nov 29 As the WHO reported 331 malaria deaths in In...

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Paytm swears by India digital play, lines up Rs 20000 crore

Paytm swears by India digital play, lines up Rs 20000 crore

The Minister accused the erstwhile UPA Government for the NPA crisis and said state-run banks disbursed disproportionate sums of loans to several industries between 2008 and 2014. The move will sure...

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Diabetes, Obesity Together Responsible for almost 800000 Cancers Worldwide

Diabetes, Obesity Together Responsible for almost 800000 Cancers Worldwide

On its own, being overweight was responsible for nearly twice as many cancers as diabetes, 544,300 versus 280,100 cases. Researchers warned, based on current trends, that the number of cancers attri...

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Libya slave trade: Mockery of African Union - Akufo-Ado

Libya slave trade: Mockery of African Union - Akufo-Ado

The plight of migrants in Libya has garnered fresh attention after an outcry over reports of slave auctions in the country, an enormous transit hub for sub-Saharan Africans seeking to reach Europe...

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Newcastle manager Benitez insists January signings not required

Newcastle manager Benitez insists January signings not required

If we cannot sign anybody, what can we do? If we can bring in better players in the future, okay, fine, good. Benitez has revealed in recent weeks that he and his recently bolstered scouting network...

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Scientists say Yeti is a bear

Scientists say Yeti is a bear

According to the report in the Royal Society journal Proceedings B, the elusive creature, also known as Yeti, is in fact a bear. Led by Charlotte Lindqvist of the University of Buffalo in NY, ...

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Deputies Seek Missing Inmate Who Has This Bizarre Skull Face Tattoo

Deputies Seek Missing Inmate Who Has This Bizarre Skull Face Tattoo

Authorities in San Joaquin warned the public Monday of a missing inmate with a very recognizable tattoo . Officials released his mug shot, which shows his face tattoo that mimics a skull. Sheriff's S...

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CDC: US HIV diagnoses improving, but progress varies

CDC: US HIV diagnoses improving, but progress varies

According to a joint report by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), more than 160,000 people contracted HIV in 53 European countries...

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Viagra to go OTC in the United Kingdom, say authorities

Viagra to go OTC in the United Kingdom, say authorities

The move comes after authorities assessed the safety of Viagra and following public consultation. It is hoped that making the drug more widely available will mean that men who may have chosen not to...

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Scarlet fever rates in England hit highest level in 50 years

Scarlet fever is a bacterial infection that causes a blotchy, pink-red rash. Scarlet fever is not a reportable disease in the United States, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention does ...

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FDA warns against giving dogs

FDA warns against giving dogs "bone treats" following reports of

Illnesses reported to the FDA by owners and veterinarians include gastrointestinal obstruction, cuts and wounds in the mouth or on the tonsils, choking, vomiting, diarrhea, bleeding from the rectum. A...

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3 to 4 Cups of Coffee Daily Provide Most Health Benefits

3 to 4 Cups of Coffee Daily Provide Most Health Benefits

However, drinking even more is still beneficial. Researchers also cited "a beneficial effect on liver and gastrointestinal outcomes". While it would be wrong to reach any firm conclusion based on th...

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After no show at IFFI, Sanal's film to be screened at IFFK

After no show at IFFI, Sanal's film to be screened at IFFK

On November 21, a one-judge bench of the Court ruled in Sasidharan's favour and directed the organisers of the film festival to schedule a screening. "I got to know that seven of the members were in...

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Lil Peep's Death Investigation Includes Possible Link to Fentanyl

Lil Peep's Death Investigation Includes Possible Link to Fentanyl

Billboard reports that police in Tucson, Ariz., have received "multiple tips" and are now investigating whether Lil Peep was in possession of illegal prescription drugs laced with the lethal synthe...

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