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Troops Rescue Another Chibok Girl, 2000 Persons In Borno Troops Rescue Another Chibok Girl, 2000 Persons In Borno
- January 06, 2018

The Nigerian Army says it has rescued a Chibok schoolgirl identified as Salomi Pogu. Another Chibok girl, Salomi Pugu, abducted from government Chibok secondary in 2014, while preparing to sit for the senior secondary school examination has been recaptured. (more...)
How Analysts Feel About Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY)? How Analysts Feel About Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY)?
- January 06, 2018

Eli Lilly is trading at price-to-earnings (PE) ratio of 40.4x, this tells us the stock is overvalued compared to the USA market average ratio of 19.68x, and overvalued based on current earnings compared to the pharmaceuticals industry average of 24.6x. (more...)
Michigan State defensive coordinator Barnett heading to Florida State Michigan State defensive coordinator Barnett heading to Florida State
- January 06, 2018

He has coached defensive backs at Michigan State since 2007, after joining the staff from Cincinnati. He'll leave a large void on Mark Dantonio's staff. Among them are Archie Collins, the current defensive backs coach at Central Michigan and former MSU graduate assistant; Renaldo Hill, a former MSU and National Football League defensive back who is the secondary coach at Pittsburgh, Demetrice Martin, the former MSU defensive back who was the UCLA secondary coach, but was not retained by new ... (more...)
More Deaths Reported From the Flu in Dallas County More Deaths Reported From the Flu in Dallas County
- January 05, 2018

Our media partner, WFAA-TV reports that Thompson was forced out amid sexual harassment allegations. Hunnicutt said, "My client has alleged that the county did not respond adequately or in a timely manner to protect her". As of December 29 Zachary Thompson is no longer with Dallas County. Ganesh Shivaramaiyer is the Interim Director of Dallas County Health and Human Services. (more...)
British woman diagnosed with Crohn's disease found Heinz sauce sachet the problem
- January 05, 2018

Doctors later discovered that the blockage in his lungs was caused by the miniature traffic cone and, after surgery to remove it, his symptoms also disappeared. The woman could not recall when she had ingested the plastic ketchup packets. This causes the inflammation of the intestine and gives rise to such symptoms. (more...)
MI part of multi-state E.coli outbreak MI part of multi-state E.coli outbreak
- January 05, 2018

A warning from the CDC is urging people to be cautious of eating romaine lettuce after almost 60 people were infected by E. coli bacteria, CBS Los Angeles reports. The U.S. investigators say that means the same food source is likely involved. "But, Islanders may want to consider consuming other types of lettuce instead of romaine until we know more about the source and the cause of the contamination". (more...)
Backpackers hospitalised after snorting date rape drug they mistook for cocaine Backpackers hospitalised after snorting date rape drug they mistook for cocaine
- January 05, 2018

Royal Perth Hospital emergency physician David McCutcheon said three of the people that came to the hospital were in a state of "agitated delirium" and were hallucinating. Believing the powder was cocaine, the group divided it into nine equal portions before snorting it up their noses. "We were powerless, we couldn't do anything", Simone told The West Australia newspaper. (more...)
Chocolate could possibly be extinct by 2050 Chocolate could possibly be extinct by 2050
- January 05, 2018

Using the gene-editing machine CRISPR , the team hopes to make cacao plants more resilient to the changing weather conditions around the world. The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said that a temperature rise of just 2.1C over the next 30 years could spell doom for chocolate industry on the planet and no amount of rain could compensate for the rise in temperature levels. (more...)
Look smiles better! Facial yoga knocks years off you Look smiles better! Facial yoga knocks years off you
- January 05, 2018

Don't laugh, because we fully appreciate how ridiculous that sounds. Facial yoga can apparently make you look up to two years younger. Facial exercises were developed by Gary Sikorski of Happy Face Yoga, a co-author on the study. Repeat by lowering and lifting the cheeks. Smile to lift cheek muscles up, then put your fingers lightly on the top part of the cheek before releasing the cheek muscles to lower them. (more...)
The First Portable Bionic Hand With a Sense of Touch The First Portable Bionic Hand With a Sense of Touch
- January 05, 2018

Silvestro Micera, coordinator of the manufacturing group in Pisa, said that with the bionic hand Mascarello recovered the role of her left hand lost in a traffic accident, including the ability to feel the shape and hardness of the objects she touches. (more...)
Penis whitening is the hot new cosmetic surgery trend in Thailand Penis whitening is the hot new cosmetic surgery trend in Thailand
- January 05, 2018

Even as the world is still wrapping its head around yesterday's news about a new penis whitening treatment offered by a hospital outside of Bangkok , experts are responding to the phallic fad. " We have to be careful because it's a sensitive part of the body ", Bunthita added. " No pain, no need to recover ", read the post by Atittayapa Photiya , an employee who a year ago sparked debate among netizens about the hospital's "3DVagina" procedure, in which women inject their own fat into ... (more...)
New Study Shows Drinking Can Damage Stem Cells And Lead To Cancer New Study Shows Drinking Can Damage Stem Cells And Lead To Cancer
- January 05, 2018

About 8% of the world's population, mostly those of East Asian ancestry, have an inherited deficiency in ALDH2 (sometimes known as the flushing mutation), which could explain the high prevalence of oesophageal cancers in countries such as China. (more...)
Nebraska to face tough flu season Nebraska to face tough flu season
- January 05, 2018

Monday to Friday; at Faith Hospital in Cayman Brac; and the Little Cayman Clinic. The hospital saw a 40 percent increase in emergency room visits the first three days of the year, he said, another indication of the punch the flu is packing this season. (more...)
WHO to list gaming addiction as mental health condition WHO to list gaming addiction as mental health condition
- January 05, 2018

Now in draft format, the 2018 ICD states that gaming addiction is a pattern of persistent or recurrent gaming behaviour so severe that it takes precedence over other life interests. The ESA , which is the main lobbying firm of the industry, has vehemently slammed the WHO's decision to include gaming disorder as a mental disorder. (more...)
Disruption for North East hospital patients as operations set to be deferred Disruption for North East hospital patients as operations set to be deferred
- January 05, 2018

Some hospitals have barely had a single free bed since mid-November, recording night after night of being "100 per cent" full. Doctors say hospitals should not routinely be more than 85 per cent full, as the risk of unsafe infections and delays increases above that level. (more...)
Experts Rank The Best Diets For 2018 Experts Rank The Best Diets For 2018
- January 05, 2018

Here are the steps to take to try each diet . But nutritionists recommend some eating plans above the rest. "The DASH and Mediterranean diet are consistently ranked as number one because they don't completely eliminate any foods", Sharp, who runs Abbey's Kitchen, said. (more...)
US Cancer Deaths Continue Steady Decline US Cancer Deaths Continue Steady Decline
- January 05, 2018

But lately, studies have questioned the effectiveness of two major screening methods: the mammogram for detecting breast cancer and the blood-based prostate specific antigen (PSA) test for prostate cancer. "It is expected that this rate will continue to decrease as we decrease tobacco use, encourage healthy lifestyles and develop an increased number of targeted therapies to treat cancers in a more individual fashion". (more...)
Perfectionism among young people significantly increased since 1980s, study finds Perfectionism among young people significantly increased since 1980s, study finds
- January 05, 2018

Researchers used the Multidimensional Perfectionism Scale that determines a person's sense of perfection based on three different measures: socially prescribed, self-oriented (unrealistic expectations of oneself), and other-oriented (unrealistic expectations of others). (more...)
Morons are obsessed with 'raw water' that will probably make them sick Morons are obsessed with 'raw water' that will probably make them sick
- January 05, 2018

A recent New York Times story shed light on the growing trend of marketing unfiltered, untreated spring water - called "raw water" - as an alternative to drinking tap water . "The springs that I will drink from have all been tested - and the closer you're drinking it to the source, the safer it is". It may come from a natural spring. (more...)
Flu Cases On The Rise In Louisiana Flu Cases On The Rise In Louisiana
- January 05, 2018

It's never too late for people to get their flu shot since flu season typically lasts from October to April. Dr Nick Scriven, president of the Society for Acute Medicine, said many hospitals reported more than 99% capacity in the week before Christmas. (more...)