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NBA All-Star Game: Pharrell and NERD headlining halftime show in Los Angeles NBA All-Star Game: Pharrell and NERD headlining halftime show in Los Angeles
- January 19, 2018

The All-Star Game will take place on Sunday, February 18 at Staples Center in Los Angeles. Team captains and starters for the event will be revealed Thursday night at 6 p.m. In addition to the N.E.R.D appearance, eight-time Grammy victor Fergie will sing the national anthem, while The Barenaked Ladies will sing the Canadian national anthem. (more...)
Samsung to launch 'Galaxy On7 Prime' on Amazon in India today Samsung to launch 'Galaxy On7 Prime' on Amazon in India today
- January 19, 2018

The Galaxy On7 Prime may be a rehashed Galaxy J7 Prime but at the same time it comes with updated specs making it better suited for 2018. As always, plenty of news about Samsung's new phone has leaked out ahead of the big unveiling. In India, a lot of Samsung smartphones support this Samsung Pay service. However, it appears the dual-camera set may be exclusive to the rear camera on the S9 Plus. (more...)
Verify: Can you get the flu a couple of times in a season? Verify: Can you get the flu a couple of times in a season?
- January 19, 2018

While further research will be needed, the UCLA scientists are hopeful that their approach could lead to a new, more effective vaccine that can be taken as a nasal spray at home, rather than as an injection by a health professional. Influenza has hit hard throughout Alberta this year and some deaths have been reported in the central zone. After defining the function of every amino acid in the genome, they deactivated the sequences that prevent interferon induction, which meant that ... (more...)
New blood test can detect eight common cancers New blood test can detect eight common cancers
- January 19, 2018

But these methods alone don't give reliable results. Developed by a team led by researchers at Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center , the test tracks two different types of biomarkers that can signal the presence of the disease. He is concerned that patients will think to themselves, "Even though I have this weird stomach pain that won't go away, I know it's not cancer". Their vision is an annual test created to catch cancer early and save lives. (more...)
FAU quarterback Jason Driskel says he's ending career FAU quarterback Jason Driskel says he's ending career
- January 19, 2018

Driskel is going out on top. Though the Owls lost that contest, they didn't lose again. Driskel was FAU's primary quarterback in 2017 as the Owls finished 11-3 and won the Boca Raton Bowl. He transferred to FAU after transferring from East Mississippi Community College. Robison was enrolled early in January of 2017, but didn't make it to the regular season for the Sooners. (more...)
Forecast on Perfume Packaging Market for the Period 2017 Forecast on Perfume Packaging Market for the Period 2017
- January 19, 2018

In terms of volume, the demand for paper packaging stood at 181.48 bn tons in 2012. MRFR analysts conclude that display packaging market will grow at a CAGR of 7.02% during the forecast period. (U.S.), Barton Jones packaging Ltd. (U.S.), Automated Packaging Systems, Inc. 200 tables and figures examining the 3D IC and 2.5D IC Packaging market, the report gives you a visual, one-stop breakdown of the leading products, submarkets and market leader's market revenue forecast as well as ... (more...)
States Being Asked to Lower Their Drunk Driving Alcohol Levels States Being Asked to Lower Their Drunk Driving Alcohol Levels
- January 19, 2018

The report also recommends states significantly increase their alcohol taxes and make alcohol less conveniently available, including reducing the hours and days alcohol is sold in stores, bars and restaurants. "Some sort of effective change in the strategy that we're using to stop drunk driving needs to happen". "The problem isn't intractable", the report said. (more...)
Scientists Seek a Better Flu Vaccine Scientists Seek a Better Flu Vaccine
- January 19, 2018

Officials say visits to LA County emergency rooms for influenza symptoms are more than twice as high as they were at the same time a year ago. These are important takeaways as we reach the peak of the flu season. However, he cautioned 2017-2018 is a season whose severity level has yet-to-be determined and whose remaining weeks, he said, will likely bring the B viruses, along with the H1 viruses that are already circulating in states with the H3N2 viruses. (more...)
Nigerian oil facilities might face militant attacks soon — Global Geopolitical Series Nigerian oil facilities might face militant attacks soon — Global Geopolitical Series
- January 19, 2018

Militant group in Nigeria's oil rich Niger Delta under the umbrella of the Niger Delta Avengers NDA have called out the Nigerian government over what it describes as "deception" and the extra-judicial killing of the dreaded Karowei, a militant and kidnap kingpin in the area by soldiers. (more...)
What can you do if you have faulty cancer gene? What can you do if you have faulty cancer gene?
- January 19, 2018

Researchers from Barts Cancer Institute at Queen Mary University of London said screening the entire population rather than just those at high-risk of carrying either a BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene mutation would be more cost effective and could help prevent more of the cancers. (more...)
Health insurance company Aetna agrees to pay settlement Health insurance company Aetna agrees to pay settlement
- January 19, 2018

According to an NPR report at the time , one example of the mishap was a letter sent to a customer in Brooklyn, N.Y., in which the clear envelope window revealed considerably more than just the person's address. As part of the settlement, Aetna has agreed to create a best practices document, "with the goal of preventing this type of event from ever occurring again", said Rhonda Goldfein , executive director of the AIDS Law Project of Pennsylvania, which helped represent the patients. (more...)
Concussions not necessary for CTE to develop Concussions not necessary for CTE to develop
- January 19, 2018

The disease also affects military veterans who suffered brain injuries since September 11, 2001. "In the first part of their study, the researchers examined four postmortem brains from teenage athletes who had sustained closed-head impact injuries 1, 2, 10 and 128 days prior to death. (more...)
Fed up with drug companies, hospitals decide to start their own Fed up with drug companies, hospitals decide to start their own
- January 18, 2018

Once-cheap generic drugs have rocketed in price in the last few years, and those that haven't are running in increasingly short stock. Standing with Intermountain Healthcare is Ascension, SSM Health, and Trinity Health. There are now 220 hospitals in the state of OH; it is unknown if any of their networks will be involved in the group. The company will either become an FDA-approved manufacturer or subcontract the work out. (more...)
January is a unsafe time for CO poisoning January is a unsafe time for CO poisoning
- January 18, 2018

Carbon monoxide can be a silent killer. Occasionally, there are reports to state police and the county sheriff's office regarding residents who experienced the unsafe fumes in their homes. Seniors are also especially vulnerable to carbon monoxide poisoning because they tend to live in older homes and sometimes keep warm with kerosene or radiator heaters, which can emit carbon monoxide. (more...)
Grammys' Gun-Violence Victims Tribute to Take Center Stage Grammys' Gun-Violence Victims Tribute to Take Center Stage
- January 18, 2018

Eric Church , Maren Morris and Brothers Osborne , who each performed at the Route 91 Harvest Festival prior to the shooting, will join forces on the GRAMMY stage on January 28 to honor the victims of the rampage. We wanted something that is universal", he explained. "And then the best thing that you can have - above the money, above the awards, above anything - is if you could have that song that was therapy for you, and it relates to a listener". (more...)
Brady limited participant in practice with right hand injury Brady limited participant in practice with right hand injury
- January 18, 2018

The Patriots square off against Jacksonville at 3:05 ET on Sunday. For fresh-faced Jacksonville, however, this is all rare territory. The Steelers were hoping for back-to-back revenge wins by beating Jacksonville, which topped Pittsburgh 30-9 on October 8, and New England, which defeated Pittsburgh 27-24 on December 17. (more...)
Sonakshi Sinha, Diljit Dosanjh, Karan Johar and others join the moive Sonakshi Sinha, Diljit Dosanjh, Karan Johar and others join the moive
- January 18, 2018

Soon after, they are joined by Karan who asks them why are they doing this to him as he also is a part of the film. "#WelcomeToNewYork bit.ly/WelcomeToNewYork-ChatLeaked @poojafilms @WizFilmsIN". But to see Karan acting is exciting too. An unexpected trip to New York City sets them off on an adventure that changes their lives forever. Producer and Pooja Films Director Deepshikha Deshmukh said in a press statement, "We have a phenomenal star cast and this poster video simply captures the ... (more...)
White House doctor: Trump is fit for duty, should hit gym White House doctor: Trump is fit for duty, should hit gym
- January 18, 2018

Such questions have escalated in the wake of an unflattering new book that paints Trump as a man-child who has trouble processing information and recognizing old friends. His LDL cholesteral was 125, with a total cholesteral reading of 188. Aside from his weight, Trump's cardiac health is excellent for his age (Trump is the oldest President to ever assume office). (more...)
Rapid City honors Martin Luther King Jr. in ceremony Rapid City honors Martin Luther King Jr. in ceremony
- January 18, 2018

Mr King's comments come days after Mr Trump reportedly denounced immigration from "s***hole" African countries, a move which triggered widespread condemnation across the world . King, who is the president and CEO of Realizing the Dream, a nonprofit dedicated to continuing the legacy and unfinished work of his parents, stopped short of labeling President Trump a racist. (more...)
10 deaths linked to flu as illness becomes widespread in NH 10 deaths linked to flu as illness becomes widespread in NH
- January 18, 2018

Therefore, some people might assume that it is not worth it to get a flu shot . In Maine, the only place where the flu doesn't yet appear to be a problem is the middle of Baxter State Park and maybe the Allagash. Dr. Daniel Skiest, an infectious disease specialist at Baystate Medical Center who is often quoted in the media for his expertise on various outbreaks and epidemics, captured the prevailing feeling among providers and patients in his comment, "It's a bad year for the flu". (more...)
Cast revealed for graphic novel adaptation The Boys Cast revealed for graphic novel adaptation The Boys
- January 18, 2018

And now the cast is coming together to join the previously announced casting of Erin Moriarty as Starlight, a newcomer to the superhero world who quickly learns the secret squad of superheroes she once idolized are not so heroic after all. (more...)
Global 3D Cell Cultures Market 2018- Microtissues, Ams Bio, Scivax Life Sciences Global 3D Cell Cultures Market 2018- Microtissues, Ams Bio, Scivax Life Sciences
- January 18, 2018

Geographically , Small Cell industry report split Asia-Pacific into several key Regions (India, China, Japan, Taiwan, Australia, Southeast Asia and South Korea) with revenue , sales, market share and growth rate of Small Cell for these regions. (more...)
Trump in 'excellent health', gets 30/30 cognitive score Trump in 'excellent health', gets 30/30 cognitive score
- January 18, 2018

Jackson said Trump urged the doctor to "answer every question " the media had before he stepped up to the podium, and he did so with gusto during an nearly hour-long briefing with the media, in a remarkable show of transparency. The White House doctor announced today that Trump was administered the Montreal cognitive test and aced it with a score of 30 on 30. The President said he would like to lose some, according to the doctor. (more...)
Donald Trump has incredible genes: doctor
- January 18, 2018

Ronny Jackson , who shared the results of Trump's first physical. Dr. Ronny Jackson - great name, by the way - spent four hours examining Trump last week, and he had nothing but positive things to report about a man who, if we're being perfectly honest, looks like total shit. (more...)
Rohr officially signs new Super Eagles deal
- January 18, 2018

Adesola, who represented the Honourable Minister of Youth and Sports (Barrister Solomon Dalung) at the unveiling of the plan at Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos , noted: "The present administration preaches transparency, and this is exactly what the NFF has done here". (more...)
Nigerian army releases 244 Boko Haram suspects Nigerian army releases 244 Boko Haram suspects
- January 18, 2018

In August 2014, Boko Haram seized Ngala and Gamboru. According to the Agence France-Presse, a community leader in Pallam in the Madagali LGA confirmed the Boko Haram attack on Tuesday, noting that the terrorists stormed the village at about 11.30pm on Monday. (more...)
Man stabs wife, son in Delhi Man stabs wife, son in Delhi
- January 18, 2018

After investigation by the police, it was found out that Shobha's husband used to beat her often. "He told us that because of the frequent fights and the fact that they rarely stayed under the same roof in the past two years, he was not ready to believe that the child he murdered was his", said another investigator. (more...)
Focusing the Lens on Gocompare.Com Group Plc (GOCO.L) Shares Focusing the Lens on Gocompare.Com Group Plc (GOCO.L) Shares
- January 18, 2018

It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have given a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the stock. Barclays restated an overweight rating and set a GBX 200 ($2.71) price target on shares of ITV in a research report on Wednesday, November 15th. On Friday, August 25 the stock rating was maintained by Liberum Capital with "Buy". (more...)
Gulf Breeze child from heartbreaking viral photo dies of brain cancer Gulf Breeze child from heartbreaking viral photo dies of brain cancer
- January 18, 2018

According to Ally, her dad has taken Braylynn's death the hardest as he continues his journey with ALS and a precancerous form of myeloma. " People need to be aware of DIPG and how it affects children and their families", Parker wrote in a post Thursday evening . (more...)
Analyst Recommendations And Earnings Forecast: ConocoPhillips (COP), Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY)
- January 18, 2018

Finally, Financial Architects Inc raised its position in shares of Annaly Capital Management by 369.2% in the second quarter. On Wednesday, Jan 17, Shares of Annaly Capital Management, Inc . The lesser the ratio, the more attractive the investment. The ATR is fairly simple to calculate and only needs historical price data. Analysts use common formulas and ratios to accomplish this. (more...)