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Medicine APC working for Buhari's sole candidature across parties - PDP
Author: 0 APC working for Buhari's sole candidature across parties - PDP

Secondus described Ekiti State as "lucky to have a governor like Ayodele Fayose", saying his infrastructural development of the state was laudable and would endear the PDP to the people. The party may be unable to return to power if it continues in this stead. "Party members who contested for other positions from the National Secretary and below were duly informed that discussions on their concerns will hold in the second week of January, 2018 since the party would be proceeding for the ...

Medicine Hormonal Male Contraceptive to Enter Clinical Trial
Author: 0 Hormonal Male Contraceptive to Enter Clinical Trial

The largest-ever clinical trial of a rub-on contraceptive gel for men will begin in 2018, MIT Technology Review reported Wednesday. The trial, which is sponsored by the National Institutes of Health and the non-profit Population Council, will include couples in the United States, the United Kingdom, Italy, Sweden, Chile and Kenya.

Medicine Doctor faces charges over opioid prescriptions and 5 patient deaths
Author: 0 Doctor faces charges over opioid prescriptions and 5 patient deaths

He prescribed roughly 2.7 million units of these drugs to about 2,800 patients between January 2016 and the end of July 2017, according to the indictment. Kraynak was one of more than 100 doctors who recently received approval to participate in Pennsylvania's burgeoning medical marijuana program. Kraynak has lifetime family and business ties to the Mount Carmel area and served 20 years on the school board for the Mount Carmel Area School District.

Medicine Eating Fish Improves Sleep and IQ, Study Shows
Author: 0 Eating Fish Improves Sleep and IQ, Study Shows

Even those who "sometimes" ate fish scored 3.3 points higher than non-eaters. Earlier research had disclosed the link between better sleep and fatty acids i.e. "We have found that omega-3 supplements reduce anti-social behaviour, so it's not too surprising that fish is behind this". "Children should be introduced to it early on", explains study co-author Jennifer Pinto-Martin, also of the School of Nursing at Penn State.

Medicine Cholera cases in Yemen reach 1 million as war continues - Red Cross
Author: 0 Cholera cases in Yemen reach 1 million as war continues - Red Cross

Millions are starving in Yemen and the country is facing a cholera outbreak. At least 2,226 people are believed to have died of the disease since April, although the number of new cases has declined for 14 consecutive weeks. On 3 December, the World Health Organization said another wave of cholera could strike within months after the Saudi-led coalition closed air, land and sea access, cutting off fuel for hospitals and water pumps and aid supplies for starving children.

Medicine Twenty-two-year-old Hyderabad woman burnt alive by former colleague
Author: 0 Twenty-two-year-old Hyderabad woman burnt alive by former colleague

And said that they will record the statements of Jagan Reddy to make a fool-proof case against the accused. " Karthik had no job for the past year and had been drinking a lot". Karthik had planned all this before hand. It is learnt that he came on a motorcycle at the time of committing the crime. "We don't know anything about Karthik", she said.

Medicine Sensex jumps 163 points; Nifty climbs to 10480
Author: 0 Sensex jumps 163 points; Nifty climbs to 10480

The Nifty too went up by 23.40 points, or 0.22 per cent, to 10,463.70. The markets have shown stability after it swung 1,200 points on back of Gujarat assembly election results on December 18. "Weak crude prices and strong rupee supported the sentiments", he added. For the third straight week, the Sensex advanced, notching up a significant 477.33 points, or 1.42 per cent.

Medicine Tomatoes helps in improving lungs health
Author: 0 Tomatoes helps in improving lungs health

The research, part of the Aging Lungs in European Cohorts Study , or ALEC, appears in the European Respiratory Journal . This study is the one of the longest ever get conducted in which the food consumption of 680 people get analysed.

Medicine Super Eagles of Nigeria now 51st ranked team in the World
Author: 0 Super Eagles of Nigeria now 51st ranked team in the World

The world champions, who qualified to defend their crown in Russian Federation by winning all ten of their qualifiers and have been unbeaten in 15 matches in 2017, succeed Argentina and Belgium, who were "Team of the Year" in 2016 and 2015 respectively, FIFA.com wrote.

Medicine Opioid overdoses on the rise: CDC
Author: 0 Opioid overdoses on the rise: CDC

The country has not seen such a decline since 1962, when deaths increased as a result of the flu, or 1993, when AIDS-related deaths caused life expectancy to drop . "Deaths from alcohol have been rising as well". OH ranked second in the nation for overdose deaths at 39.1 deaths for every 100,000 people in the state.

Medicine Leafy green vegetables linked to slower decline in memory and thinking skills
Author: 0 Leafy green vegetables linked to slower decline in memory and thinking skills

The food frequency questionnaire assessed how often and how many half-cup servings they ate of spinach, kale or lettuce. The study divided the participants into five groups based on how often they ate green leafy vegetables, and compared the cognitive assessments of those who ate the most (an average of about 1.3 servings per day) and those who ate the least (0.1 servings per day).

Medicine 5th Person Dies in San Diego County's Flu Season
Author: 0 5th Person Dies in San Diego County's Flu Season

If it seems like this flu season is worse than last year, that's probably because Dallas County is seeing a spike in cases much earlier than in previous years, said Zachary Thompson, director of the Dallas County Health and Human Services Department.

Medicine Turtle tangled in cocaine bundles freed by US Coast Guard crew
Author: 0 Turtle tangled in cocaine bundles freed by US Coast Guard crew

The debris field was first spotted by a military plane. Mark Krebs and his team noticed the injured sea turtle after launching a small boat to investigate a debris field. To date, partner nation efforts have contributed to 57 percent of all disruptions to illicit trafficking and 60 percent of the metric tons captured as part of the Operation Martillo initiative.

Medicine 'Toxic' tampon model Lauren Wasser says she will inevitably lose other leg
Author: 0 'Toxic' tampon model Lauren Wasser says she will inevitably lose other leg

After losing her right leg to toxic shock syndrome in 2012, she has revealed she will unfortunately lose her other leg. Lauren will have to get her left leg amputated due to a lingering toxic shock infection. However, she is grateful that she managed to survive toxic shock syndrome, and finds herself among the lucky ones. Since then, Wasser has dedicated her life to raising awareness about the prevention of TSS, including the potential risk of using tampons.

Medicine Bell Helicopters V-280 Valor Next-gen Tiltrotor Completes Maiden Flight
Author: 0 Bell Helicopters V-280 Valor Next-gen Tiltrotor Completes Maiden Flight

The Bell V-280 Valor provides warfighters strategic options, operational reach, tactical agility and overmatch at the point of decision. "This is an exciting time for Bell Helicopter , and I could not be more proud of the progress we have made with first flight of the Bell V-280", says Mitch Snyder, President and CEO for Bell Helicopter .

Medicine PDP Reps Walk Out Of Plenary Over Member's Defection
Author: 0 PDP Reps Walk Out Of Plenary Over Member's Defection

Mr. Igbokwe said he stopped attending PDP functions both in his home state and the National Assembly since January when he registered with the APC. After informing the House of his decision, opposition lawmakers asked the Speaker, Yakubu Dogara , to declare Igbokwe's seat vacant.

Medicine U.S. lifts ban on funding risky virus research
Author: 0 U.S. lifts ban on funding risky virus research

The National Institutes of Health announced Tuesday that it would allow the federal government to resume funding controversial research that makes viruses more contagious and deadly-despite scientists' concern that the risks of such experiments outweigh potential advantages.

Medicine New Mom Is 26; Embryo Was 24
Author: 0 New Mom Is 26; Embryo Was 24

Gibson was 18 months old when the embryo was frozen. "I think she looks pretty flawless to have been frozen all those years ago". The process in which the embryo remained in cool storage all these years is called cryopreservation, and the process by which the Gibsons became parents is known as embryo adoption.

Medicine Former New England Patriots running back Stevan Ridley signs with Pittsburgh Steelers
Author: 0 Former New England Patriots running back Stevan Ridley signs with Pittsburgh Steelers

Ridley last played in the league last season, carrying the ball three times for seven yards with the Falcons in one game. For his career Ridley has 688 carries for 2,914 yards and 22 touchdowns. He bounced between the Detroit Lions, Indianapolis Colts and Falcons previous year, and this season, he has had cups of coffee with the Denver Broncos and Minnesota Vikings before arriving in Pittsburgh.