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FDA Clears First Blood Test to Diagnose Concussions

FDA Clears First Blood Test to Diagnose Concussions

The FDA approved the marketing of the first blood test to assess concussion in adults, known as the Brain Trauma Indicator. A CT scan or MRI would still be needed if a patient experiences major chan...

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Philippines Objects to China's Attempt to Name Benham Rise Features

Philippines Objects to China's Attempt to Name Benham Rise Features

Lorenzana noted that the Spratly Islands features have Chinese, Vietnamese and Philippine names. The idea was first raised by Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Wednesday. The SCUFN selects the n...

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Acetylene leak suspected in deadly Cochin Shipyard blast

Acetylene leak suspected in deadly Cochin Shipyard blast

Detailed technical investigations will be carried out by DG Shipping and Factories and Boilers Department. The police forensic experts who boarded the ship on Wednesday said the acetylene could have...

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Man Undergoes Hormone Therapy To Breastfeed His Baby

Man Undergoes Hormone Therapy To Breastfeed His Baby

Her partner was pregnant but didn't want to breastfeed, and she was hoping to take on the role, the authors wrote. They also upped her hormone intake, and used a breast pump to stimulate productio...

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University of Lucknow enforces Shivratri ban on Valentines day

University of Lucknow enforces Shivratri ban on Valentines day

The university has strictly forbidden the students form 'roaming inside the campus.' It also says that no student will be permitted inside the campus and disciplinary action would be taken against t...

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John Horgan & Rachel Notley To Skip NDP Convention

John Horgan & Rachel Notley To Skip NDP Convention

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says B.C. can keep its wine until the impasse is resolved. The British Columbia and federal governments have just days to figure out the Trans Mountain pipeline spat, o...

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Anushka Sharma promotes her movie, Pari, in a risqué backless top

Anushka Sharma promotes her movie, Pari, in a risqué backless top

There has been no clear indication about the nature of the story, apart from the tag line in the posters, that it is definitely not going to be a fairy tale. "There is absolutely no truth to the rumou...

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Flu killer? Japanese experimental drug promises 24-hour action

Flu killer? Japanese experimental drug promises 24-hour action

A Japanese drug maker says it's developed a pill that can kill the virus within a day. As far as treating the flu goes, the flu is a virus- meaning there is no full-proof cure. "We may be on t...

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The Oxfam scandal and beyond

The Oxfam scandal and beyond

On Monday evening, the Charity Commission announced that it had opened a statutory inquiry into Oxfam. She said she took concerns about inadequate checks being carried out on staff working with yo...

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Murphy Signs Order Creating Puerto Rico Relief Commission

Murphy Signs Order Creating Puerto Rico Relief Commission

That figure, he said, is "lowballing it". The substations were repaired by dawn, and most customers - including Puerto Rico's largest public hospital and its main worldwide airport - had power resto...

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Trump budget would slash Great Lakes restoration funding

Trump budget would slash Great Lakes restoration funding

President Trump pushed Monday to slash funding for the Great Lakes - repeating a move he made previous year. Trump has proposed cutting the program from $300 million to $30 million next year...

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United Kingdom unveils tools to block extremist content online

United Kingdom unveils tools to block extremist content online

Rudd is now touring Silicon Valley for a series of meetings with the main communication service providers to discuss tackling terrorist content online. "The tool can be used by any platform, and integ...

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Madigan fires long-time aide over sexual harassment claim

Madigan fires long-time aide over sexual harassment claim

I told Ms. Hampton she would never need to speak with Kevin again, and that all communications could be directed to me. The woman, who worked for Madigan's organization on and off beginning in 2012 ...

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Boris Johnson visits burned out Rohingya village in Burma

Boris Johnson visits burned out Rohingya village in Burma

Around 700,000 Rohingya Muslims have been forced to flee to neighbouring Bangladesh following ethnic violence in the country, with troops accused of horrific widespread abuses. Many Rohingya do not fe...

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Africa declares state of natural disaster, Day Zero extended

Africa declares state of natural disaster, Day Zero extended

After three years of persistent drought, the government has warned that the coastal city would be forced to turn off most of its taps in 2018 - a date also known as "Day Zero". "Team Cape Town, we are...

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People of Delhi elected honest govt 3 years ago: Kejriwal

People of Delhi elected honest govt 3 years ago: Kejriwal

He said 16 to 17 bills passed by the Delhi Assembly were pending with the central government. Holding the government's dream was to have people from private schools coming to government schools, h...

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Bacteria Hidden Under Our Feet May Be a New Weapon Against Superbugs

Bacteria Hidden Under Our Feet May Be a New Weapon Against Superbugs

Another antibiotic daptomycin kills bactarial cells walls by breaking them down. Malacidin appears to work differently than daptomycin, which was introduced in 2003 and has yet to be challenged by...

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Marijuana's 4/20 holiday tied to rise in fatal car crashes

Marijuana's 4/20 holiday tied to rise in fatal car crashes

The investigators chose 1992 as their starting point because, a year before, High Times magazine published an article that widely popularized the notion of April 20 as a day to celebrate marijuana ...

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OR lady pulls greater than a dozen small worms from her eye

OR lady pulls greater than a dozen small worms from her eye

She first felt a irritation in her left eye, along with the nagging feeling that something was stuck in it. The woman's case, reported in the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene yest...

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Can eating slowly actually help you lose weight?

Can eating slowly actually help you lose weight?

Researchers found out that the people that ate at a normal speed were less likely to be obese compared to the fast eaters. And although absolute reductions in waist circumference-an indicator of a...

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Woman Fell Asleep With A Headache And Woke Up With British Accent

Woman Fell Asleep With A Headache And Woke Up With British Accent

The disorder typically occurs after strokes or traumatic brain injuries damage the language center of a person's brain - to the degree that their native language sounds like it is tinged with a fore...

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83% Of Influenza-Like Illness In Younger Hoosiers; Deaths Reach 167 Statewide

83% Of Influenza-Like Illness In Younger Hoosiers; Deaths Reach 167 Statewide

It's a wake-up call about how severe influenza can be, and why we can never let down our guard, ' Schuchat said. "There have been far too many heart-wrenching stories in recent weeks about families wh...

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One Killed, Several Injured in Beijing Mall Knife Attack

One Killed, Several Injured in Beijing Mall Knife Attack

The man said he attacked people " to express his discontent ", police said, adding that the man's surname is Zhu. China's state-run Xinhua news agency reports that a man attacked shoppers with...

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Premier League updates as Terriers take on Cherries

Premier League updates as Terriers take on Cherries

The one time a clacker-ful ground fell silent was 15 minutes from the end when Mooy was left holding his head in his hands on a stretcher. Their lead might have been wiped out again before half-time...

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Virtue and Moir keep Canada in first in figure skating team event

Virtue and Moir keep Canada in first in figure skating team event

Curious? The move being omitted from the program happens right around the 2:25 mark. The move, described by The Toronto Star as "a kind of sex-chokehold", prominently figured in their routine all ...

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1266 militants 'neutralized' in Turkey's Afrin operation

Eleven Turkish soldiers were killed on Saturday, including two military personnel when a helicopter was downed, in the bloodiest day in Ankara's offensive against a Kurdish militia in northern Sy...

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Disney World and Disneyland Are Raising Prices Once Again

Disney World and Disneyland Are Raising Prices Once Again

New admission prices to the theme park - a popular destination during Mardi Gras for many in the New Orleans area - are effective Sunday (Feb. 11). For "regular" time, tickets will increase $4, making...

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OxyContin maker to stop promoting opioids to doctors

OxyContin maker to stop promoting opioids to doctors

Purdue Pharma will no longer target US doctors in its efforts to sell OxyContin, a prescription opioid whose overprescription fueled America's opioid crisis - and made billions for Purdue's founding f...

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Oxfam boss 'deeply ashamed' of charity's behaviour

Oxfam boss 'deeply ashamed' of charity's behaviour

Roland van Hauwermeiren, who has since been embroiled in a sexual misconduct scandal in Haiti , was head of Oxfam in Chad at the time . The age of consent in Haiti is 18 and prostitution is ille...

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Miserable Flu Season Is Breaking Records

Miserable Flu Season Is Breaking Records

Another pediatric patient also suffered a flu-related death, but health officials have not released any information. During the 2016-2017 flu season , there were eight pediatric deaths in NY, six...

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