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Medicine Cancer survival rates improve worldwide, but slower in poorer countries
Author: 0 Cancer survival rates improve worldwide, but slower in poorer countries

According to the study, survival trends are generally increasing, even for some of the more lethal cancers. Additionally, survival disparities exist within countries themselves. Co-author of the Concord-3 report, Prof Michel Coleman, said: "If you look at similar European countries the proportion of GDP the United Kingdom has spent on health in the last 10 to 15 years is low and has increased less than the others".

Medicine Super blue blood moon lights up sky
Author: 0 Super blue blood moon lights up sky

A flawless trifecta of lunar events unfolded in the early hours of Wednesday morning, dazzling early risers with a cosmic show that hasn't graced the sky in over a century. Several Hindu temples were shut across the state on Wednesday, with many devout Hindus staying away from eating till the end of lunar eclipse, as it is feared to be inauspicious.

Medicine FDA seeks to curb abuse of common anti-diarrhea drugs
Author: 0 FDA seeks to curb abuse of common anti-diarrhea drugs

The FDA stated on Tuesday it sent letters to producers of nausea medication loperamide , asking them to ensure that bundles comprise only a minimal amount of the drug that's suitable for use for short-term nausea. "Even if you limit the quantities available in any individual package, if you can buy a lot of packages on line, that doesn't fix the issue that the drug is easily accessible", he said.

Medicine Rohr, Amuneke warn CHAN Eagles against Sudan
Author: 0 Rohr, Amuneke warn CHAN Eagles against Sudan

To get to the semifinal, the Nigerian home-based team defeated Angola 2-1 after extra time while Sudan defeated Zambia 1-0 in the other quarterfinal game. Yusuf and assistants Imama Amapakabo and Alloy Agu have toiled day and night to take Nigeria to only her second CHAN semi final in history, but Yusuf gives vast credit to the leadership of the NFF for always living up to its words.

Medicine Gov. issues 'Stand for the Flag Super Bowl Sunday' proclamation
Author: 0 Gov. issues 'Stand for the Flag Super Bowl Sunday' proclamation

Pop singer P!NK will sing the national anthem prior to the Super Bowl on Sunday. "Standing for the national anthem recognizes and honors the sacrifice of generations of men and women who have chosen to serve in the United States Armed Forces,", a Republican, in a statement.

Medicine Benitez hopes Newcastle can strengthen as deadline looms
Author: 0 Benitez hopes Newcastle can strengthen as deadline looms

But Benitez has promised he will NOT quit as boss even if Ashley does not deliver - because he has a "responsibility to the fans, players and club". "I have the belief and confidence that even in the more hard circumstances, still we can stay up and we try to think about that". Benitez, though, made a telling remark when asked about clubs wanting too much money for players, such as Jorgensen, suggesting he would have liked Newcastle to meet Feyenoord's demands.

Medicine Jeffrey Lurie says Eagles fans are no different than NY fans
Author: 0 Jeffrey Lurie says Eagles fans are no different than NY fans

They had the opportunity to not only play for another, but make National Football League history by being the first team to play for a championship in their home stadium. "I'm going for the Pats, for sure", says one Vikings fan. Eagles fans have been known to be ruthless. "I wish both teams well and most important have a really competitive game so that all fans out there can really enjoy the type of games that we've had the past few years, which have been unbelievable".

Medicine Train carrying Republicans hits lorry in West Virginia
Author: 0 Train carrying Republicans hits lorry in West Virginia

No serious injuries were reported on the train, according to Politico. The members were headed to the Greenbriar Resort Hotel in West Virginia for their annual policy retreat. As of press time, the train was stopped near Charlottesville, West Virginia . Rep. Greg Walden of OR shared a photo that showed a truck carrying trash had been upended, with trash strewn all over the ground.

Medicine Soy Milk, the Best of Plant Milks, According to a New Study
Author: 0 Soy Milk, the Best of Plant Milks, According to a New Study

People may consume plant-based milk for ethical reasons (animal welfare), environmental reasons (lower water consumption, lower embedded emissions), health reasons, or simple preference. Lactose intolerance, due to the absence or deficiency of the enzyme lactase in the digestive tract, affects somewhere between 15-75 percent of all adults depending on race, food habits, and gut health.

Medicine Fortify flour with folic acid, experts say
Author: 0 Fortify flour with folic acid, experts say

Fortunately, there is another approach that works. There are fresh calls for the government to fortify flour with folic acid in the United Kingdom to help protect babies from common birth defects . The US has seen a 23% fall in pregnancies with neural tube defects (spina bifida and anencephaly ) since the policy was introduced in 1998. "Food fortification will reach women most at risk due to poor dietary habits or socio-economic status as well as those women who may not have planned ...

Medicine Iowa DOT Hopes Infrastructure Plan Will Help Structurally Deficient Bridges
Author: 0 Iowa DOT Hopes Infrastructure Plan Will Help Structurally Deficient Bridges

Rep. Brian Higgins, D-Buffalo-Niagara Falls. - Crumbling bridges. It happened to one in Palm Beach County and it's what experts point to as an example of this nation's decaying infrastructure. In addition to structurally deficient bridges, there are 233 "functionally obsolete" bridges in Mahoning, Trumbull, Columbiana, and Mercer counties.

Author: 0 PGGM Investments Lowers Holdings in Corning Incorporated (GLW)

Comerica Securities Inc who had been investing in Corning Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $28.24 billion market cap company. SG Americas Securities LLC now owns 358,102 shares of the electronics maker's stock worth $11,456,000 after purchasing an additional 185,189 shares in the last quarter.

Medicine Black faculty tennis star says white participant was racist
Author: 0 Black faculty tennis star says white participant was racist

Appalachian State University has suspended a white player from its men's tennis team after the freshman was accused of making racist remarks to a black opponent from North Carolina A&T State University. The university said Brown has been suspended indefinitely. This student-athlete has suspended indefinitely from the team, effective immediately, for violating the student-athlete discipline policy.

Medicine Flu season worst in almost a decade
Author: 0 Flu season worst in almost a decade

Flu is widespread in Georgia, and more than 670 individuals have been hospitalized with flu-related illness in the eight-county metro Atlanta area. Northampton County follows, with 1,636; Westmoreland County, with 1,544; Montgomery County, with 1,387; and Delaware County with 1,343.

Medicine Dow, S&P 500 suffer worst one-day fall in five months
Author: 0 Dow, S&P 500 suffer worst one-day fall in five months

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was down 0.5% after rising to an all-time high the previous day. The S&P 500 still is up 6.7 per cent since the end of 2017. TRUMP: Also on investors' radar: Tuesday night's State of the Union address by President Donald Trump, and a two-day meeting of the Federal Reserve's policymaking committee that wraps up Wednesday.

Medicine Drug peddler nabbed after he declares income of Rs. 40L!
Author: 0 Drug peddler nabbed after he declares income of Rs. 40L!

He declared his income for 2017-18 at the I-T department too. But unfortunately for him, the move backfired him badly. As it turns out, much of Rachappa's income is allegedly drug money. Police investigation revealed that Rachappa worked as a construction labourer in Bengaluru before taking to peddling drugs in 2013. Earning crores, he had bought a swanky vehicle and property and was renting a villa on Kanakapura Road at Rs.

Medicine Is disrupted sleep an early sign of Alzheimer's disease?
Author: 0 Is disrupted sleep an early sign of Alzheimer's disease?

Since Alzheimer's could affect the brain 15 to 20 years before the emergence of its clinical symptoms, correcting sleep patterns in the pre-clinical stages could slow the disease down. By tracking activity during the day and night, the researchers could tell how scattered rest and activity were throughout 24-hour periods. Participants who experience short periods of activity and rest during the day and night were likely to develop amyloid plaques in their brains.

Medicine Brain pacemaker for Alzheimer's
Author: 0 Brain pacemaker for Alzheimer's

For example, when Moore started the study in 2013, she wasn't preparing her own meals. LaVonne Moore, 85, from Delaware, Ohio, is also playing her favourite hymns on the piano, years after being struck down by the incurable disease. Studies so far show it is safe. Generally, externally sourced brain stimulation, most commonly explored through transcranial magnetic stimulation, isn't as specifically targetable as surgically implanted electrodes.

Medicine Allahabad High Court judge Narayan Shukla to be impeached
Author: 0 Allahabad High Court judge Narayan Shukla to be impeached

On December 8 past year, CJI Misra had set up the in-house committee to inquire into Justice Shukla's alleged role in granting permission to private medical colleges to admit students despite a firm Supreme Court ban. The report, forwarded to Allahabad HC CJ D B Bhosale, said "the committee concludes that there is sufficient substance in the allegations" against Justice Shukla and that the aberrations on his part were serious enough to warrant initiation of removal proceedings.

Medicine Flu outbreak closes Astoria-area elementary school
Author: 0 Flu outbreak closes Astoria-area elementary school

The school was disinfected over the weekend, but the superintendent sent a note to parents saying a lot of students and staffers were sent home sick Monday. The second week of January marked the first time in 15 flu seasons that all states in the continental USA recorded widespread flu activity simultaneously, reports Newsweek .

Medicine Helicopter crashes into California home, at least 3 dead
Author: 0 Helicopter crashes into California home, at least 3 dead

Newport Beach Police said four people were believed to be onboard when the chopper went down. Photos show a piece of the tail rotor lodged into the roof of a home across the street. A woman who lives in the neighborhood heard the crash and ran outside to witness the immediate aftermath. She said she put her hand on the wreckage and prayed for the victims.

Medicine 7-year-old Virginia boy dies after contracting flu and strep throat
Author: 0 7-year-old Virginia boy dies after contracting flu and strep throat

Airy Elementary School. On Monday, superintendent Mark Jones sent a letter to parents stating that four schools had been disinfected Sunday night, along with buses after students had been dropped off at school Monday morning. The next morning, his older sister tried to wake him up, but he was cold and not breathing. "Don't hesitate to go to the emergency room". The family has not been given an official cause for Baynes' death.