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North Carolina AG Joins Other States In Suing Opioid Manufacturer

North Carolina AG Joins Other States In Suing Opioid Manufacturer Each day, 115 Americans die of opioid overdoses. "As detailed in the complaint I filed today, Purdue Pharma repeatedly deceived prescribers and patients in its pursuit of profits, and far too many North Carolinians lost their loved ones as a results", Stein said in a statement. [Full Article...]

Rohr releases 30-man provisional list for the World Cup

Rohr releases 30-man provisional list for the World Cup Bursaspor of Turkey defender , Shehu Abdullahi, is honoured to make Nigeria's provisional squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, Completesportsnigeria.com (CSN) reports. In attack, Al Ahly forward Junior Ajayi was left out alongside Malaga striker, Brown Ideye, with the coach preferring to give Lokosa, who has scored 18 goals in 20 games in the domestic league, and Nwankwo, who grabbed se... [Full Article...]

European Under-17 Championship: Red-card drama as Republic exit on penalties

European Under-17 Championship: Red-card drama as Republic exit on penalties The ref punished the young keeper for coming off his line early to save Dutch spot-kick before ordering the penalty to be retaken. Irish goalkeeper Jimmy Corcoran made a great save, thinking he'd taken the shootout to sudden death, but Czech referee Zbynek Proske ordered a retake. [Full Article...]

California Sees 45-Percent Increase In STDs Over 5 Years

California Sees 45-Percent Increase In STDs Over 5 Years Idaho health officials said one of the reasons for a sharp increase in STD rates could be that some dating apps can "facilitate anonymous sexual encounters, making partner notification, testing, and treatment for those with or exposed to STDs complicated and inadequate to reduce the spread of the disease". [Full Article...]

Why scientists are close to finding a cure for the common cold

Why scientists are close to finding a cure for the common cold An experimental drug used in laboratory tests stopped rhinovirus using a human protein to build its protective shell, or capsid, exposing its genetic heart and preventing it from replicating. Instead of going after these many and varied viruses - most of which are species of rhinovirus, of which there are some 160 recognised types - the new compound the team discovered, codenamed IMP-1088, focusse... [Full Article...]

Scientists successfully transfer memory from one snail to another

Scientists successfully transfer memory from one snail to another After around 24 hours the snails had developed an instinctual reaction to recoil when being tapped on the tail. The scientists injected the RNA from the sensitized group into seven snails that had not received any shocks. They had, in essence, transferred the fear of being shocked. The long-term memories are considered to be stored at the synapses of the brain or the junctions between the nerv... [Full Article...]

Scott Arfield: I left a boy but return a natural leader

Scott Arfield: I left a boy but return a natural leader Rangers have clear issues in their defence that Steven Gerrard and Mark Allen must address in the summer. Get the latest World Cup news updates. Scott Arfield feels he left Scotland a "wee boy" and returns a "natural leader" who is ready to meet the expectations of playing for Rangers . [Full Article...]

Early voting for primary runoff elections May 14-18

Early voting for primary runoff elections May 14-18 Fifteen of them have Democratic or Republican primaries on May 22. Early voting in the Primary Runoff Elections for both the Republican and Democratic Parties will be held this coming week. Six incumbents - Democrats Mike Doyle of Pittsburgh and Brendan Boyle and Dwight Evans of Philadelphia and Republicans Brian Fitzpatrick of Bucks County, Tom Marino of Lycoming County and Lloyd Smucker of Lan... [Full Article...]

Trump pledges 'total victory' in war on drug prices

Trump pledges 'total victory' in war on drug prices Updating trade policies between the United States and other countries: President Trump said, medicine that costs a few dollars in a foreign country costs hundreds of dollars in America for the same pill, with the same ingredients, in the same package, made in the same plant. [Full Article...]

World Health Organization unveils new strategies to fight trans-fat in foods

World Health Organization unveils new strategies to fight trans-fat in foods While trans fat can occur naturally in some meats and dairy products, it appears in industrial settings usually as margarine, a hardened fat that is caused by the addition of hydrogen to vegetable. They used them in doughnuts, cookies and deep-fried foods. But they can have harmful health effects, such as raising levels of LDL cholesterol and increasing risk of heart disease, stroke and type t... [Full Article...]

19 dead, 39 infected so far in Congo Ebola outbreak

19 dead, 39 infected so far in Congo Ebola outbreak On July 2, 2017 the World Health Organization declared the end of the most recent outbreak of Ebola in DRC, in which a total of four people died. People can contract the virus through direct contact with victims' bodies at funerals. This is an area where people connect, trade and travel - an environment ripe for spreading disease, the BBC reported. The first EVD outbreaks occurred in remote ... [Full Article...]

Salmonella prompts recall of eggs sold at some WalMart stores

Salmonella prompts recall of eggs sold at some WalMart stores The recall was issued back in April , after two million eggs were believed to have been contaminated and was updated last week as more cases were reported . In April, the Food and Drug Administration ordered a mandatory recall of kratom products manufactured by Las Vegas-based Triangle Pharmanaturals after investigators found that numerous products contained salmonella . [Full Article...]

Man who saved 2.4 million babies by donating blood 'retires'

Man who saved 2.4 million babies by donating blood 'retires' The babies , it turned out, were suffering from Haemolytic Disease of the Newborn, or HDN. The terrifying complications of HDN may include anemia, jaundice, heart failure, brain damage, and even death. I cry just thinking about it". Now, the Australian Red Cross Blood Service ruled that Harrison should end his donations, according to the Sydney Morning Herald report, since he has passed the... [Full Article...]

Powerful dust storm, rain leaves 14 dead in northern India

Powerful dust storm, rain leaves 14 dead in northern India With this, dust storm, and thunderstorm are expected over Delhi and its adjoining areas of Noida, Gurugram, Ghaziabad , Faridabad during the evening hours of today. A similar unseasonal powerful dust storm and thundershowers a week ago left more than 120 people dead and another 200 injured in five Indian states. [Full Article...]

At Least 19 Killed in Fighting Between Myanmar Army, Rebels

At Least 19 Killed in Fighting Between Myanmar Army, Rebels Rights defenders say clashes in northern Myanmar near the China border have ramped up in recent months as the global community focuses on the Rohingya crisis in the west of the country. "Now the Myanmar military is attacking and following them". TNLA spokesman Major Mai Aik Kyaw told AFP that the group attacked joint military and militia posts in the Shan state town of Muse and on a road to La... [Full Article...]

Florida impacted by salmonella outbreak traced to eggs sold at Publix, Walmart

Florida impacted by salmonella outbreak traced to eggs sold at Publix, Walmart A salmonella outbreak that led to the multi-state recall in April of more than 200 million eggs has worsened in recent weeks, with the number of people sickened by the bacteria rising to nearly three dozen. It is being urged that if you or anyone you know present these symptoms after ingested recalled eggs to contact your doctor and get treatment immediately. [Full Article...]

European Union top diplomats to meet Iranian counterpart to salvage nuclear deal

European Union top diplomats to meet Iranian counterpart to salvage nuclear deal Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif described his government's reaction to President Trump's decision on Tuesday to re-impose US sanctions on foreign companies that do business with Iran, in a statement posted to Twitter on Friday. French exports to Iran doubled last year to €1.5 billion, while German exports rose by €400 million last year to €3 billion. Around 120 German firms have operations... [Full Article...]

Delhi Daredevils vs Royal Challengers Bangalore, Live Score from Ferozshah Kotla Ground

Delhi Daredevils vs Royal Challengers Bangalore, Live Score from Ferozshah Kotla Ground Meanwhile, Kohli looked relaxed ahead of the must-win game as he went out for dinner with teammates in his home city. Aussie Glenn Maxwell has failed to contribute with bat and ball. De Villiers also reached his fifty off 28 balls in the same over as he hit a four and a six in consecutive balls. Another six from Sharma and a four by Vijay Shankar followed in the over after that, delivered by Moham... [Full Article...]

Delhi vs Hyderabad live streaming on Star Sports, Hotstar Video

Delhi vs Hyderabad live streaming on Star Sports, Hotstar Video It was a knock of two halves - one cautious in nature for the first 25 balls where he scored at run a ball while the remaining 38 balls produced close to 100 runs with boundaries to all corners of the field. Even the lefthander was in his revolutionary best as he had the scoop shot third person perhaps not once but thrice. Pant then muscled pacer Siddharth Kaul's full toss to the deep midwicke... [Full Article...]

Jacksonville teenager arrested for trespassing and trying to steal Blake Bortles' truck

Jacksonville teenager arrested for trespassing and trying to steal Blake Bortles' truck Bortles said that nothing appeared to have been removed from the wallet. Bortles was attending a house party at teammate Brandon Linder's home when he noticed a man, Joseph Horton , that he didn't recognize. Horton was arrested and charged with burglary, trespassing and grand theft, according to court documents. At that point the video shows the thief, identified by police as 18-year-old J... [Full Article...]


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