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Medicine Office hazards: Women working as cleaners face increased lung function decline
Author: 0 Office hazards: Women working as cleaners face increased lung function decline

The team suggested that the decline in lung function could be caused by chemicals in cleaning products irritating the mucous membranes which line the lungs, which over time can lead to changes in the airways . He added: "The take-home message of this study is that in the long run cleaning chemicals very likely cause rather substantial damage to your lungs".

Medicine Quotes from Day 5 of competition at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics
Author: 0 Quotes from Day 5 of competition at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

Team USA men's hockey defeated Slovakia last night 2-1 and their next game will be Saturday against the Olympic Athletes of Russian Federation at 9:10 p.m. "I love it, thank you, I am from the Netherlands so we are used to wind". "We do a really unsafe sport and this was really not a showcase of what these women can do", she added.

Medicine TURKEY: 6 journalists bag life sentences over failed coup attempt
Author: 0 TURKEY: 6 journalists bag life sentences over failed coup attempt

Prominent journalists Ahmet Altan, Mehmet Altan and Nazli Ilicak and three other media workers were convicted of crimes against the state, a charge that governments around the world are increasingly employing as a tactic to instil fear in and silence journalists who are critical of ruling authorities.

Medicine Williams unveil 2018 challenger & confirm Kubica's schedule
Author: 0 Williams unveil 2018 challenger & confirm Kubica's schedule

The FW41 looks significantly different to its predecessor, the FW40, following input from the team's Chief Technical Officer, Paddy Lowe , and Head of Aerodynamics, Dirk de Beer, who were both appointed at the beginning of previous year, to join forces with Chief Designer Ed Wood.

Medicine Morning Scan US Bancorp hit with AML fine; bitcoin rallies
Author: 0 Morning Scan US Bancorp hit with AML fine; bitcoin rallies

The U.S. attorney's office in Manhattan also announced criminal charges against the bank that would be deferred for two years under a prosecution agreement. Because it didn't have the staff to complete the work, the bank tested only a limited amount of transactions that fell outside of the threshold. Regulators say the Minneapolis-based bank "willfully" violated the Bank Secrecy Act, failing to report suspicious activity.

Medicine Flu-related deaths up to 77 in Connecticut
Author: 0 Flu-related deaths up to 77 in Connecticut

Early estimates show this season's flu vaccine has been only 36 percent effective in preventing severe illness that would send a patient to the doctor. Historically, flu season peaks in February, but the exact timing and durations of flu seasons can vary across the country. It also protects against an influenza B strain.

Medicine Cauvery dispute: Apex court to deliver final verdict today
Author: 0 Cauvery dispute: Apex court to deliver final verdict today

Out of 740 tmc ft of water available in the Cauvery basin, the Tribunal directed Karnataka to release 192 tmc ft of water to Tamil Nadu, and apportioned 270 tmc ft to Karnataka; 30 tmc ft to Kerala and seven tmc ft to Puducherry. The apex Court further said that 20 TMC of ground water in Tamil Nadu had not been accounted for and hence needed to be seen. Supreme court said, "In view of the scarcity of water, there should be no deviation in allocation".

Medicine Judge to hear case of Powerball victor who wants anonymity
Author: 0 Judge to hear case of Powerball victor who wants anonymity

When Jane Doe realized she had the winning ticket, she followed the instructions on the ticket and on the lottery commission's website to "sign the ticket". Cavanaugh said he understands the woman's concerns - he bought a lottery ticket himself over the weekend. A homeless mother of five in North Carolina offered to turn in Jane Doe's winning ticket in exchange for a six-bedroom house, a used auto and a small trust for each of her children.

Medicine Blocking enzyme 'dramatically reverses' Alzheimer's in mice
Author: 0 Blocking enzyme 'dramatically reverses' Alzheimer's in mice

Alongside the reduction of plaques that impair communication between brain cells, the mice also experienced cognitive improvement. The investigators had expected that blocking BACE1 would slow or halt the formation of amyloid plaques , but were surprised to find that it also caused existing plaques to fade away, Yan said .

Medicine USA healthcare spending to rise 5.3% in 2018
Author: 0 USA healthcare spending to rise 5.3% in 2018

National health expenditure growth is expected to average 5.5% annually over the next decade 2017-2026. In total, spending on health care in the U.S.is estimated to reach $5.7 trillion in 2026, about $2 trillion higher than this year. Medicare spending will increase as more baby boomers join the program. Population growth and changing demographics account for the remainder of the projected average annual growth.

Medicine McDonald's moves cheeseburgers off Happy Meal menu
Author: 0 McDonald's moves cheeseburgers off Happy Meal menu

It will also look to simplify ingredients by removing artificial flavours, added colours from artificial sources and removing artificial preservatives where feasible. However, McDonald's said worldwide restaurants must change their menus so that at least half of the Happy Meal options available meet its new nutritional guidelines.

Medicine South African Parliament Names Ramaphosa President
Author: 0 South African Parliament Names Ramaphosa President

Earlier, South African police raided the luxury home of the Gupta family as part of an investigation into allegations the three brothers had corrupt links with Mr Zuma, who has been ordered by the ANC to quit as head of state. In giving effect to the decision of the ANC National Executive Committee to recall him, President Zuma has reaffirmed his commitment to the principles, practices and character of the movement to which he has dedicated his life.

Medicine Flu Cases Continue to Rise in Maine
Author: 0 Flu Cases Continue to Rise in Maine

Flu viruses mutate every year, and it's common to see several strains of flu during the same season. But experts have wondered whether low vaccine effectiveness is another reason for the surprisingly severe season hitting the United States this winter.

Medicine Medical marijuana available to Pennsylvanians this week
Author: 0 Medical marijuana available to Pennsylvanians this week

Rachel Levine. Dispensaries are expected to start sales tomorrow in Enola, Cumberland County, Pittsburgh, and Bethlehem as well as on Saturday in Sellersville and Devon. "[People] have actually been coming all week long, people have been dropping by nearly on an hourly basis wanting to know when we're going to open". Pennsylvania has become the thirtieth state that is allowing its people to get medical marijuana, while twenty two states among all the listed thirty states that have ...

Medicine Bristol-Myers and Nektar Therapeutics to jointly develop cancer treatments
Author: 0 Bristol-Myers and Nektar Therapeutics to jointly develop cancer treatments

Piper Jaffray Companies restated a "hold" rating and set a $60.00 price objective on shares of Bristol-Myers Squibb in a report on Friday, October 27th. Investors of record on Friday, January 5th were paid a $0.40 dividend. Toronto Dominion Fincl Bank invested in 0.02% or 172,888 shares. Utah Retirement stated it has 302,362 shares or 0.43% of all its holdings.

Medicine 17 murdered in Florida school shooting by expelled student
Author: 0 17 murdered in Florida school shooting by expelled student

The school had already had a fire drill earlier that day. The former student who opened fire Wednesday with an AR-15 rifle was charged Thursday morning. She posted: "We owe it to our children and our teachers to keep them safe while at school. But Gun control will prevent it from happening again". Two others died of fatal wounds at hospital.

Medicine APC patriots express confidence on Tinubu reconciliation committee
Author: 0 APC patriots express confidence on Tinubu reconciliation committee

The Tinubu committee is one of the steps taken by President Muhammadu Buhari to check the feuding crisis in the ruling party that has even kept the national leader away from the secretariat for years. He said he was prepared to listen to various views on the challenges the party has. Meanwhile, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP , has said the advice by APC national leader, Tinubu , that Nigeria's ex-Presidents should quit politics and join the retirees' club should be heeded by President ...

Medicine Ultra-processed food may increase risk of cancer
Author: 0 Ultra-processed food may increase risk of cancer

The research study looked at 150,000 French adults, and they found that if the proportion of ultra-processed food in the diet increased by 10%, then the risk of cancer increased by 12%. However, they determined the findings need to "be confirmed by other large-scale" studies and research was needed to establish what could be behind the link.

Medicine FDA approves first blood test to help diagnose concussions
Author: 0 FDA approves first blood test to help diagnose concussions

Results of the blood test is available within three and four hours. The US Food and Drug Administration has, for the first time, approved a blood test to help detect concussion in adults. Health care professionals now have the opportunity to incorporate the tool into the standard of care for patients in order to rule out the need for a CT scan in at least one-third of those suspected to have mTBI.

Medicine Philippines complains to China about naming of undersea…
Author: 0 Philippines complains to China about naming of undersea…

The Philippine government maintains its trust in China even after protesting its move to name undersea features in the Philippine Rise formerly known as Benham Rise. But we're just saying, respect us, too, that we will give Philippine names to them", he added. In March previous year, Lorenzana disclosed that Chinese vessels were spotted within the Philippine Rise, with the Chinese government explaining that it was only an "innocent passage".

Medicine Explosion at CSL: Probe begins; kin of the deceased to get jobs
Author: 0 Explosion at CSL: Probe begins; kin of the deceased to get jobs

The minister directed Cochin Shipyard Ltd ( CSL ) to extend additional assistance to the victims. Detailed technical investigations will be carried out by DG Shipping and Factories and Boilers Department. The authorities said on Tuesday around 9.15 am a phone call was received at CSL informing a gas leakage near the AC compartment area of the ship undergoing fix in the dry dock No 1.

Medicine This is Why Lucknow University has declared Valentine's Day a holiday
Author: 0 This is Why Lucknow University has declared Valentine's Day a holiday

Lucknow University has threatened its students with "strict disciplinary action" if they are found roaming around the varsity's co-ed campus on 14 February, Valentine's Day. Earlier in 2009, authorities had banned carrying of flowers, bouquets and gifts on campus on Valentine's Day, to prevent any untoward incidents or misbehavior against girls.

Medicine Former BC premier Clark calls Horgan's pipeline opposition 'unconstitutional'
Author: 0 Former BC premier Clark calls Horgan's pipeline opposition 'unconstitutional'

No doubt Notley thinks the assembling of such a group signals action on the part of the government, but she's mistaken. The government plans to promote the website in both Alberta and British Columbia through online advertising. Carr said Canada has "all kinds of options" to exert its constitutional authority over interprovincial pipelines. "This is a very crucial element of our economy, and we can not see it continue to grow the way that it has in the last 10 years without additional, very ...

Medicine New Poster Out - Pari, Trailer will be out on 15 Feb
Author: 0 New Poster Out - Pari, Trailer will be out on 15 Feb

The movie, which is Anushka's third production under her banner Clean Slate Films, is directed by debutant filmmaker Prosit Roy. KirArj Entertainment is also one of the producer partners with Anushka's production company. "Request you to please refrain from any such conjecture". So Anushka would come on Karan's show to talk about her film Pari , which she stars in and produces.

Medicine Oxfam warned over public funding following aid worker scandal
Author: 0 Oxfam warned over public funding following aid worker scandal

As Oxfam continues to reel from last week's report in The Times , alleging that staff used prostitutes following Haiti's 2011 natural disaster and that Oxfam covered up the results of its internal inquiry, Evans has spoken out about her own first-hand experience, first in an interview with Channel 4 and then in a lengthy statement on Twitter .

Medicine United Kingdom government has its own AI for detecting extremist videos
Author: 0 United Kingdom government has its own AI for detecting extremist videos

Larger tech companies such as Facebook have started using their own AI tools to remove terror content . £600,000 worth of public funding was used to develop the tool in partnership with a London start-up, ASI Data Science. Rudd is on a two-day visit to San francisco meeting with tech giants and US officials to discuss how to better combat extremists on Internet platforms.

Medicine Antibiotics family discovered in soil could be the answer to antibiotic resistance
Author: 0 Antibiotics family discovered in soil could be the answer to antibiotic resistance

The researchers named the new antibiotic Malacidin as a short form of metagenomic acidic lipopeptide antibiotic-cidins. Malacidin is a distant chemical relative of daptomycin but works differently. Dr Alderwick, who is director of the Birmingham Drug Discovery Facility as well as a lecturer at Birmingham University, said work by university teams, like the Rockefeller group and his own team, will play a larger role in future antibiotic discovery because pharmaceutical companies have struggled ...

Medicine Woman Fell Asleep With A Headache And Woke Up With British Accent
Author: 0 Woman Fell Asleep With A Headache And Woke Up With British Accent

The woman responded to those who called her an attention-seeker by saying that when she first revealed what had happened to her, she was sent straight to a psychiatrist. Because this is such a rare condition, treatments are also lacking. People like me - we don't care which one it is. "I don't know. I just feel that people don't really understand how it feels to have your voice changed", Myers said in an interview.

Medicine Doctors pull 14 worms out of woman's eye
Author: 0 Doctors pull 14 worms out of woman's eye

After samples were sent to the US Centres of Disease Control and Prevention, scientists discovered that the worm was a member of the Thelaziidae family, but not one of the two species of worm already shown to infect people. We had to go back to papers published in German back in 1928 to help identify this worm as Thelazia gulosa ". They are spread by a type of fly known as "face flies".

Medicine Flu claims first child death in SC, outbreak expected to continue
Author: 0 Flu claims first child death in SC, outbreak expected to continue

Statistics were updated on Friday, setting the pediatric death toll at 63. Health officials say flu season continues to get worse, and there are weeks of suffering ahead. That ties with the highest level seen in the USA during the 2009 swine flu pandemic. This flu season continue to claim more lives. During the 2016-17 season, when the same strain was predominant, 47 influenza-related deaths were reported in New Hampshire , including two involving children.

Medicine Beijing police detain man after knife attack in…
Author: 0 Beijing police detain man after knife attack in…

A witness who was dining at a restaurant on the fifth floor said that she saw a man suddenly took a knife out of his bag and started hacking people indiscriminately. A chef at the restaurant said that he saw that one of the victims was injured in the neck. Violent crimes are rare in China compared to many other countries.

Medicine Huddersfield wallop Bournemouth for vital victory in Premier League
Author: 0 Huddersfield wallop Bournemouth for vital victory in Premier League

He has played in 29 matches for David Wagner's men so far, providing numerous assists and scoring four goals. After the game Wagner said: "We have to wait". The clash between Premier League sides Huddersfield and Bournemouth was well into the dying stages when the cameras panned to Huddersfield manager, David Wagner , watching on from the sidelines.

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