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Heavy showers, thundershowers heading for the Bahamas Heavy showers, thundershowers heading for the Bahamas
- May 04, 2018

Even though Hurricane Season doesn't officially start until June 1, an area with potential for tropical development near the Bahamas caught the attention of the National Hurricane Center on Friday. Hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30, when conditions are more favorable for cyclone formation, but storms can form at any time, NWS Miami forecaster Maria Torres told the Herald. (more...)
High fruit diet could help women conceive, study suggests High fruit diet could help women conceive, study suggests
- May 04, 2018

Similarly, compared to women who never or rarely ate fast food , women who consumed fast food four or more times a week took almost a month longer to become pregnant. Fast food referred to products bought from fast food shops, excluding items bought from supermarkets, like frozen pizza. A total of 5,600 women in the early stages of pregnancy focused on their diet in the months before conception. (more...)
Scientists create embryo with no sperm or egg Scientists create embryo with no sperm or egg
- May 04, 2018

Now, using mouse stem cells instead of the usual sperm and egg, scientists have created a structure like a blastocyst - an early embryo. Professor Rivron explained to CNN that little is known about how cells organize in the earliest days of pregnancy. (more...)
Super Bowl odds show Vikings' favorable position -- but tough path Super Bowl odds show Vikings' favorable position -- but tough path
- May 04, 2018

After winning the Super Bowl, the Eagles picked up that option - so it's now officially a five-year deal. Pederson has quickly built the Eagles into a juggernaut in the National Football League that has embodied his aggressive coaching style that played a big part in pushing his team to the Super Bowl. (more...)
132-Pound Tumor Among Largest Ever Removed 132-Pound Tumor Among Largest Ever Removed
- May 04, 2018

The tumor was removed in a single surgery that lasted five hours and required the expertise of almost 25 highly skilled specialists. Because the "mucinous" mass grew to sit on her digestive tract, the 350-pound patient was "extremely malnourished" ahead of surgery and "used a wheelchair because of the tumor's weight", Andikyan says . (more...)
Buhari returns to Nigeria after United States trip, 'technical stopover' in London Buhari returns to Nigeria after United States trip, 'technical stopover' in London
- May 04, 2018

After meeting with USA president, Donald Trump , as well as with business executives on his visit to America, President Buhari had departed from Joint Base Andrews Airport and officially headed for Abuja on Tuesday, May 1, 2018. "In any case, they are already on their way back home", Shehu said. He also condemned the spate of other killings by terrorists in Nigeria, describing it as a "terrible problem". (more...)
Marseille vs. Red Bull Salzburg live stream info, TV channel Marseille vs. Red Bull Salzburg live stream info, TV channel
- May 04, 2018

That goal sparked the home side and the Red Bull Arena into life, and suddenly L'OM were rocking. Haidara's cross was only cleared as far as Xaver Schlager on the edge of the box and although his shot was going wide, Marseille defender Sarr stuck out a foot and inadvertently deflected it past Pele. (more...)
Defence Force official accused of indecent filming Defence Force official accused of indecent filming
- May 04, 2018

Commodore Alfred Keating was a senior defence attaché at the Washington embassy when a covert recording device was found in a unisex lavatory in July a year ago, Judge Grant Powell said. Keating is one of the most high-ranking military officials of the Embassy. When approached by Stuff , Keating declined to comment on the court case and the charges he faced. (more...)
Harsimrat Badal briefs PM Modi on Dyal Singh College 'name change' Harsimrat Badal briefs PM Modi on Dyal Singh College 'name change'
- May 04, 2018

However, Sinha said the name of Dyal Singh College will remain as it is. He said that it is impossible to digest that despite the govt. assurance in parliament, the chairman Sinha and VC Tyagi managed to put a renamed banner outside the college. (more...)
Regular sauna bathing significantly reduces the risk of stroke Regular sauna bathing significantly reduces the risk of stroke
- May 03, 2018

Their relative humidity is usually 10-20 percent. Previous results from the KIHD study at the University of Eastern Finland have shown that frequent sauna bathing reduces the risk of cardiovascular mortality. Likewise, more seasoned grown-ups with a low pulse must be wary when taking a sauna. Sensitivity analysis excluding the first 2 years of follow-up as well as people who had a history of atrial fibrillation produced consistent results, he added. (more...)
Red Cross: Nurse abducted in Somalia Red Cross: Nurse abducted in Somalia
- May 03, 2018

It was unclear whether the kidnappers had managed to leave Mogadishu with their hostage. The 10 remaining global staff are being evacuated to Nairobi until further notice, the ICRC told the BBC . In 2017, more than 30 humanitarian aid workers were abducted. The group has been carrying assassinations and suicide bomb attacks in against areas in Somalia's capital Mogadishu , leaving dozens dead. (more...)
These Are The UK's Worst Polluted Towns And Cities These Are The UK's Worst Polluted Towns And Cities
- May 03, 2018

Port Talbot, home of the Port Talbot steelworks, recorded 18 micrograms per cubic metre in the last recorded data from 2015, the same as Marseille in France, Singapore and the Ecuadorian capital Quito, and higher than Belgian capital Brussels (16). (more...)
E. coli cases reported in MA after outbreak linked to romaine lettuce E. coli cases reported in MA after outbreak linked to romaine lettuce
- May 03, 2018

The CDC also added Kentucky, Massachusetts and Utah to the states with reported cases. Last month, USA authorities took the unusual step of telling people to throw out any romaine lettuce they had, and not eat it unless they were sure it was not from the Yuma, Arizona area which grows most of the romaine lettuce sold in the country during winter. (more...)
Up to 40 percent of 80 year old are interested in sex Up to 40 percent of 80 year old are interested in sex
- May 03, 2018

Only 17 percent had spoken with their health care providers about sex, although most of those who did felt comfortable having the conversation. The poll was conducted by researchers from the University of Michigan Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation, and sponsored by AARP and Michigan Medicine, the university's academic medical center. (more...)
British American Tobacco (BTI) Stock Rating Lowered by Piper Jaffray
- May 03, 2018

The volume of the company in the last trading session was 4.7 Million. About 2.32M shares traded or 3.96% up from the average. British American Tobacco has $80.0 highest and $77.88 lowest target. On Wednesday , December 13 Barna James sold $280,413 worth of Ferro Corporation (NYSE:FOE) or 12,000 shares. Buffington Mohr Mcneal invested in 1.77% or 115,357 shares. (more...)
Turkey's ruling party officially announces nominating Erdogan's candidacy in upcoming presidential election Turkey's ruling party officially announces nominating Erdogan's candidacy in upcoming presidential election
- May 03, 2018

Turkish ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) has officially nominated the country's current president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, for the June 24 presidential election, AKP said in a message May 3. The first to submit his candidacy was the maverick leader of the small leftist nationalist Patriotic Party, Dogu Perincek. On Tuesday Felicity Party Chairman Temel Karamollaoglu did the same. (more...)
FG's ban not based on BBC documentary FG's ban not based on BBC documentary
- May 03, 2018

Already, the NAFDAC has held an emergency meeting with the Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Group (PMGMAN) to inform them of the development and the embargo on all new applications for registration of codeine-containing cough syrups, according to the statement. (more...)
FDA issues an alert about a norovirus outbreak involving seafood from Canada FDA issues an alert about a norovirus outbreak involving seafood from Canada
- May 03, 2018

Moreover, it has been confirmed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration that the contaminated raw oysters from British Columbia's Baynes Sound have been distributed in Massachusetts, Washington and IL already. " Norovirus is a very contagious virus that can infect anyone", the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states. The FDA is advising retailers not to serve raw oysters harvested from the following harvest locations (or landfiles) within Baynes Sound: #1402060, #1411206, ... (more...)
Sonam Kapoor's brother Harshvardhan is broke to buy a wedding gift Sonam Kapoor's brother Harshvardhan is broke to buy a wedding gift
- May 03, 2018

Arjun can be seen saying "Seems like I'm watching Veere Di Wedding live, the reality, Like 'Aur kitni tareefan chaiye tenu' and while he was being all amusing, he caught Sonam paying no attention and ponited out "Sonam you have no interest in what's going on". (more...)
Here Are The 2018 NFL Draft Grades Given To The Denver Broncos Here Are The 2018 NFL Draft Grades Given To The Denver Broncos
- May 03, 2018

But Ray suffered torn left wrist ligaments on the first day of training camp, an injury that caused him to miss half the season and damaged his effectiveness when he did play. Ray will remain under contract this season before heading to free agency. Still, it must be somewhat of an emotional blow to Ray, who when asked by 9News back in December about the Broncos picking up his fifth-year option: "I would hope so". (more...)
GasBuddy reveals the best, cheapest day to fill up GasBuddy reveals the best, cheapest day to fill up
- May 03, 2018

To maximize savings at the pump, people should gas up on Mondays, according to GasBuddy . California has the most expensive gas in the nation, averaging $3.60 per gallon, and Hawaii is second ($3.53), according to gasbuddy .com. Friday is the busiest day. AAA spokesperson Jeanette Casselano said the current national average is not expected to reach the highs recorded in 2014, which averaged $3.34 per gallon and peaked in April of that year at $3.70. (more...)
Coli outbreak in romaine lettuce, CDC says Coli outbreak in romaine lettuce, CDC says
- May 02, 2018

The strain is E. coli O157:H7 and an infection can produce severe stomach cramps, bloody diarrhea and vommitting. "It's 2018, and we're basically a month into this outbreak, and they can't link it to a farmer or a farm or a processor?" "They're now 12 years post-spinach, and traceability was supposed to be one of the big things that came out of that disaster". (more...)
UK: New Home Secretary Javid pledges Windrush help UK: New Home Secretary Javid pledges Windrush help
- May 02, 2018

Labour's plan would see the Home Office forced to hand over all papers, correspondence and advice related to the Windrush scandal - including emails and text messages - from 11 May 2010 up to 1 May 2018. "They too came to help rebuild this country and offer all that they had". "I don't like the phrase hostile", Javid said. Rudd's position worsened after she told lawmakers last week that the government did not have targets for deporting people - only for a 2017 memo to emerge that ... (more...)
Drug Adherence Packaging System Market Outlook 2024, Global Opportunity & Growth Analysis Drug Adherence Packaging System Market Outlook 2024, Global Opportunity & Growth Analysis
- May 02, 2018

Through this, it supports the growth of the Flexible Packaging market and has its uniqueness in the growing industry. However, in the recent past, the liquid packaging market has witnessed increasing usage of flexible materials for packaging liquid. (more...)
'No issues' with breast screening programme in NI 'No issues' with breast screening programme in NI
- May 02, 2018

Early indications suggested that between 135 and 270 women had their lives shortened as a result of the error, Hunt said. Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt apologised to parliament for the failure, blaming it on "a computer algorithm failure". (more...)
Biohacker CEO Aaron Traywick, Montevallo grad, found dead Biohacker CEO Aaron Traywick, Montevallo grad, found dead
- May 02, 2018

It is also working on a gene therapy for "human augmentation created to preserve bone mineral density and maximize muscle mass and strength", according to the company's website. He added that Traywick sought nothing short of a biomedicine revolution. And soon after that, Traywick sued Gizmodo and a biohacker, Josiah Zayner, for libel, claiming that they had made false and defamatory statements about the company and its research. (more...)
Trials using MDMA as a treatment for PTSD have been a success Trials using MDMA as a treatment for PTSD have been a success
- May 02, 2018

Affecting up to 17.1 percent of veterans and up to one third of first responders, the symptoms include intrusive memories of said stressful event, flashbacks, nightmares, and intense distress. Dr Allison Feduccia, of the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) Public Benefit Corporation in Santa Cruz, California, said it 'may have a role to play in the future treatment of PTSD'. (more...)
FDA issues warning for liquid nicotine that looks like candy FDA issues warning for liquid nicotine that looks like candy
- May 02, 2018

As the FDA and the Federal Trade Commission report , the American Academy of Pediatrics found that over 8,200 kids under 6 years old swallowed vaping liquid, or liquid nicotine, between January 2012 and April 2017. The agency and the FTC have asked for responses from each of the companies within 15 working days. The FDA is also now considering taking other regulatory actions to curtail underage use of e-cigarettes, including banning flavors that appeal to younger users. (more...)
Live Scorecard For IPL T20 DD Vs RR Live Scorecard For IPL T20 DD Vs RR
- May 02, 2018

The last game saw them unleash a new brand of cricket under new skipper Shreyas Iyer, who led from the front and fetched Delhi a much needed second win of the season. IPL 2018, DD vs RR Live Score: Jofra Archer could be the key figure for Rajasthan Royals . Among the bowlers, young seamer Jofra Archer have done well to claim six wickets in the two matches that he has played so far. (more...)
Clarksville Red Cross installs 355 smoke alarms Clarksville Red Cross installs 355 smoke alarms
- May 02, 2018

Garret said they installed approximately 277 smoke detectors with the Red Cross in 2017. "At the end of 2016, we had four fire-related deaths", Ames said. A critical part of the campaign is Sound the Alarm , a series of home fire safety and smoke alarm installation events across the country. Gather your valuables and get out of the house. (more...)