Medicine

Spire rejects offer from shareholder Mediclinic

Spire rejects offer from shareholder Mediclinic The proposal comprised 150p in cash and 0.232 new Mediclinic share per Spire share. Engineering group GKN led large-cap gainers, however, up more than 5 percent after a report the company was considering splitting its aerospace and auto component divisions into two separately listed firms. [Full Article...]

Prices rise almost 9 cents in Grand Rapids area — GAS PRICES

Prices rise almost 9 cents in Grand Rapids area — GAS PRICES The national average has decreased 12.0 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 22.2 cents per gallon higher than this day one year ago. "The national average gas price is lower for the sixth straight week, the longest such decline since the summer of 2016", said Patrick DeHaan, head of petroleum analysis for GasBuddy. [Full Article...]

Government's muscular approach over Kashmir has failed, says P Chidambaram

Government's muscular approach over Kashmir has failed, says P Chidambaram As per the reports the former director of Intelligence Bureau Dineshwar Sharma to initiate sustained interaction and dialogue to understand legal aspirations of people in Jammu and Kashmir . Sharma, a 1979-batch Indian Police Service (IPS) officer, served as the IB director from December 2014 to 2016, has been given the rank of a cabinet secretary. [Full Article...]

Texas Woman's "Heart Attack" Was Actually a Broken Heart

Texas Woman's Wittstein says he's seen several bereaved pet owners affected by broken-heart syndrome. However it was the loss of her beloved dog named Meha which triggered the symptoms of the condition. Meha died the next day, and not peacefully. "It was such a horrendous thing to have to witness", she's quoted as saying in the Post . "When you're already kind of upset about other things, it's like a brick o... [Full Article...]

Vikings vs. Ravens game balls: Latavius Murray has his breakout game

Vikings vs. Ravens game balls: Latavius Murray has his breakout game That's what made Murray's 29-yard touchdown in the third quarter such a big play. Forbath also buried kicks of 52 and 51 yards, the first time the six-year veteran cleared 50-plus yards twice in a game. Forbath missed the one extra point he attempted after running back Latavius Murray's touchdown, but at that point the kicker had already booted four field goals. [Full Article...]

UK police end armed hostage-taking at English leisure complex

UK police end armed hostage-taking at English leisure complex The shotgun-wielding suspect, who was described as a grubby, agitated white man in his 40s, stormed the complex in Nuneaton , Warwickshire, at about 2.30pm shouting "Game over" and telling people to leave, while "waving the gun like a maniac". [Full Article...]

Dutch courage: alcohol improves language skills, according to study

Dutch courage: alcohol improves language skills, according to study The researchers tested the effects of a low dose of alcohol on participants' self-rated and observer-rated ability to converse in Dutch. British and Dutch researchers wanted to see if there was any effect on how well people could speak a second language after consuming alcohol. [Full Article...]

Rajasthan govt trying to shield corrupt officials: Congress

Rajasthan govt trying to shield corrupt officials: Congress According to the ordinance, no public servant during the tenure of his job is liable for questioning for the decision taken during its duty except under the code of criminal procedure 197 K. In a series of tweets, senior Congress leader Ashok Gehlot said, "Rajasthan BJP government is acting autocratically by making arbitrary changes to the Criminal Procedure Code". [Full Article...]

Photo of black girl held by leashes at MA school sparks complaints

Photo of black girl held by leashes at MA school sparks complaints It sparked outrage after it was posted on Facebook on Thursday where many mistook it for slavery recreation and called for the educator to be fired. The offensive classroom photo was shared on the school's Facebook page. Parents are now asking why it was shared in the first place. The criticism fell mostly on the smiling teacher. [Full Article...]

Harrisonburg races to beat breast cancer

Harrisonburg races to beat breast cancer Thousands of West Tennesseans dressed in pink and hit the streets today to make strides against breast cancer. Whether it's a family member, friend, or friend of a friend we all know someone who has been impacted by this disease. The event coincided with the annual "Akwantukese" Festival of the people in the region, blending tradition with health, in an all-embracing event. "Our Making Strides Ag... [Full Article...]

Oral Sex Increases Risk of Throat Cancer in Men

Oral Sex Increases Risk of Throat Cancer in Men But a new study from Johns Hopkins University found the lifetime risk of these cancers is less than one percent. It is transmitted to the mouth and throat mostly by performing oral sex and appears to cause about 70 per cent of oropharyngeal cancers. [Full Article...]

Fitbit Inc (FIT) Buy, Hold or Sell? What Analysts Recommend

Since the beginning of the calendar year, the stock is -45.47%. Management has taken some recovery initiatives that include executive shakeup and cost structuring. reaffirmed an "outperform" rating and issued a $8.00 target price on shares of Fitbit in a research report on Monday, June 26th. TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: This news story was reported by BBNS and is the property of of BBNS. [Full Article...]

Louisville tops Florida State on late field goal

Louisville tops Florida State on late field goal Cam Akers was the leading rusher with 16 carries for 75 yards and Jacques Patrick had 70 yards on 14 carries. The Seminoles are also increasingly likely to miss a bowl game for the first time since 1981, and need to win three games from among upcoming opponents Boston College, Syracuse, Clemson, Delaware State and Florida. [Full Article...]

Sreesanth's Idea to Play for Other Country: BCCI Rules It Out

Sreesanth's Idea to Play for Other Country: BCCI Rules It Out Reportedly, a clarification from acting president of BCCI , CK Khanna came out that banned cricketer Sreesanth can not play for any other country as per ICC rules. The BCCI Disciplinary Committee headed by present Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had slapped a life ban on Sreesanth . "So, if I play for any other country, it probably may be the same". [Full Article...]

Lawmaker asks if AIDS victims can be 'quarantined'

Lawmaker asks if AIDS victims can be 'quarantined' A Georgia state lawmaker, who is married to former US health and human services secretary Tom Price , has drawn criticism for suggesting that people with HIV be quarantined to stop the spread of the virus, recalling language used in an earlier era when AIDS was little understood. [Full Article...]

Bombay HC terms MSRTC strike illegal, orders to call it off immediately

Bombay HC terms MSRTC strike illegal, orders to call it off immediately Pressing for their demand of salary hike, the workers of MSRTC have asserted that the strike won't be called off until their demands are met. In the late evening order, Justice S K Shinde had directed the committee to submit its interim report by November 15 and the final report on December 21. [Full Article...]

Time to roll up your sleeves for flu shot season

He said the prevalent strain this year causes more outbreaks, and more severe illness in seniors. Executive Director Glenda Power says they are concerned with the impact limited access to flu shots will have on the public, especially those who are at a higher risk for complications from influenza. [Full Article...]

Court blocks undocumented teen's abortion - for now

Court blocks undocumented teen's abortion - for now But the court gave her more time to find a way to obtain one. The policy change came weeks after the inauguration of U.S. President Donald Trump, a Republican who campaigned on promises to clamp down on illegal immigration and seek new restrictions on women's access to abortions. [Full Article...]

Scientists studying real 'Flatliners' for proof of life after death

Scientists studying real 'Flatliners' for proof of life after death Now, scientists like Dr. Sam Parnia, director of critical care and resuscitation research at NYU Langone School of Medicine in New York City, are trying to get a little closer to some answers. They want to learn how the experiences of people who report having had consciousness after they were "dead" are related to their actual brain activity. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump says United Kingdom crime is rising because of 'radical Islamic terror'

Donald Trump says United Kingdom crime is rising because of 'radical Islamic terror' Trump was referring to data from the U.K. Office for National Statistics released Thursday. It says 35 of 664 recorded homicides in the time period related to terror attacks in London and Manchester, or about 5 percent. The report did cite recent terrorist incidents in Britain, but did not explicitly mention Islam. Trump has repeatedly pointed to terror attacks in Europe as evidence of the ris... [Full Article...]


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