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Medicine May to meet DUP and Sinn Féin at Westminster
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A Labour MP plans to legislate in the UK's Parliament for equal marriage in Northern Ireland - after the government signalled it may not block the move. Northern Ireland secretary Karen Bradley, Brexit secretary David Davis and foreign secretary Boris Johnson each affirmed the government's support for the 1998 agreement, which has come under attack from hard Brexiteers in recent days.

Medicine Restrictive gun laws not the answer
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Chris Murphy, D-Conn. But the US doesn't just have the most guns - it also has a unique view of gun rights. In a tweet, the CT senator said that "no one should pretend this bill alone is an adequate response to this epidemic". They were even more shocked when I told them how easy it is to purchase a gun. The shooter at the Texas church had been allowed to buy guns despite having a criminal record because the Air Force failed to share his records with the Federal Bureau of ...

Medicine First Look at Netflix's Lost in Space, Launch Date Announced
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Molly Parker and Toby Stephens star as the members of the Robinson family that are forced to leave Earth and move to outer space where colonies are set up for humans to begin their new life on a new planet. Stuck with the Robinsons are Dr. Smith, played by Parker Posey , "a master manipulator with an inscrutable end game", and the roguish Don West, played by Ignacio Serricchio .

Medicine Strong link confirmed between drinking and dementia
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The World Health Organisation (WHO) defines "chronic heavy drinking" as more than 60g of pure alcohol ― six or more standard drinks ― a day for men, and in excess of 40g per day for women. Excessive drinking may lead to permanent structural and functional brain damage , he pointed out. Among the more than 57,000 studied cases of early-onset dementia (before the age of 65), the study discovered an even higher association.

Medicine Michigan State finalizes spring game at night
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The great thing about college basketball is that anyone can win on any given night. The Fighting Illini (13-16, 3-13) were coming off a win over Nebraska and looked like they were building momentum, competing well enough to trail the Spartans by just three points at halftime.

Medicine Ark. hunter finds twin babies' bodies in suitcase
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The Cross County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in identifying the babies . The discovery of the suitcase has sent shock waves through the community. "To think something like that had happened was kind of unusual". It's still not clear if the infants died before or after they were left in the suitcase.

Medicine Sky Sox holding auditions for National Anthem singers
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Scroll down below for more stars who have botched the tune, and tell us if you think Fergie's version is truly the worst. But clearly this rendition didn't strike the intended tone. While the internet was mainly slamming her, celeb friends of the star did their best to defend the singer, calling her version creative. The National Anthem is a hard song to sing in the first place and more than one pop star has flubbed the words.

Medicine Drinking alcohol key to living past 90, study says
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More than 1,600 people have participated in the project that set out to learn more about how some people live longer than others. Surprising enough, one of them is that the risk of premature death is lowered by 18% if you moderately consume alcohol (around 2 glasses of beer or wine per day) while exercising 15 to 45 minutes daily reduces the risk of early death by only 11%.

Medicine PM Modi lauds farmers over increase in pulses production
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There, too, the hotel management was said to have advised a businessman's family to reschedule the wedding reception, citing security issues, so that it concluded before the prime minister arrived. This has been possible through change in public behaviour and processes. Modi claimed that Digital India has not remained merely a government initiative but has become a way of life.

Medicine Gas Prices Drop 6 Cents in MA
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A year ago at this time, the average price in MA was 32 cents lower at $2.18. Nebraska- $2.56/g, down 3.3 cents per gallon from last week's $2.59/g. Nebraska's average price a month ago was $2.54, and a year ago it was $2.33. Generally, prices also are down from a month ago but up from a year ago at this time.

Medicine Florida Kids Will March On Washington To Shame Adult Politicians
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Groups advocating stricter gun laws are organising Americans who want to channel anger into action after the deadly Florida school shooting . It's scheduled to begin at 10 a.m.in every time zone and last for 17 minutes - one for each victim who lost their life in the massacre .

Medicine Carbs, fats, genes? Weight loss is finicky, new study shows
Author: 0 Carbs, fats, genes? Weight loss is finicky, new study shows

After 12 months, the average macronutrient distributions for the HLF and HLC groups were 48% versus 30% for carbs, 21% versus 23% for protein, and 29% versus 45% for fat, respectively. David Ludwig, a Boston Children's Hospital obesity researcher. The low-fat group lost on average 11 pounds across the group, while the low-carb group averaged 13 pounds of weight loss per person, a statistically insignificant difference, Time reported.

Medicine APNewsBreak: Consumers Energy to stop burning coal by 2040
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Coal is becoming less competitive as the cost of producing renewable energy steadily falls, she added. Consumers energy closed 7 of its 12 coal power plants in 2016. Particularly helpful are improvements of systems for storing renewable energy for use when the wind isn't blowing or skies are cloudy, Poppe said. "Traditionally, we think of coal as being a big power source and so as you close down coal plants you have to have the infrastructure in place to replace it", Wheeler said.

Medicine Salmonella outbreak linked to Kratom
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Some products containing the plant kratom, used as a stimulant and for certain medical purposes, have been contaminated with salmonella , the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported February 20, warning people to avoid consuming those items.

Medicine Flu Deaths in Delaware This Season
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So far a total of 79 influenza-related deaths have been confirmed in Georgia, that's according to The Georgia Department of Health. The lower numbers reflect a similar pattern reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in recent weeks.

Medicine Measles on the rise again in Europe
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The SSI reports that 86 percent of Danish children born in 2012 were vaccinated for measles, mumps and rubella - a rate slightly below that of the previous 15 years during which 88-90 percent were vaccinated. "Every new person affected by measles in Europe reminds us that unvaccinated children and adults, regardless of where they live, remain at risk of catching the disease and spreading it to others who may not be able to get vaccinated", Dr.

Medicine New tests develop to help diagnose autism in children
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Researchers at the University of Warwick, in the United Kingdom, developed a blood test to detect autism and, according to them, it is 90% accurate. 30% to 35% of cases of autism are attributed to exclusively genetic causes and the remaining 65% to 70% in a combination of environmental factors and genetic mutations.

Medicine Dog food possibly tainted with Euthanasia Drug recalled
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Big Heart Pet Food , an affiliate of the Smucker Company manufactures Gravy Train . The drug is most commonly used as a sedative, anesthetic or to euthanize animals. The level of pentobarbital was found to be low and unlikely to pose serious health risks to dogs, but the FDA states that it is a drug that should never be in dog food, whether in low or high doses.

Medicine Local Na lands ace at Australian Open golf
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Her closing 69 have her a 14-under 274 total, putting her three strokes ahead of fellow South Korean Hyejin Choi. The 10-time victor on the Korean LPGA then earned her LPGA Tour card last October with victory at the co-sanctioned KEB Hana Bank Championship, and Ko decided that she would take up membership on the USA circuit.

Medicine FDA Approves Apalutamide, First Treatment for Nonmetastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer (nmCRPC).
Author: 0 FDA Approves Apalutamide, First Treatment for Nonmetastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer (nmCRPC).

Prostate cancer is the second most common form of cancer in U.S. men and approximately 10% to 20% of these cases are castration resistant, according to the National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health. Median metastasis-free survival for patients assigned apalutamide was more than 2 years longer than for patients assigned to the placebo group (40.5 months vs 16.2 months; hazard ratio [HR] for metastasis or death, 0.28; 95% CI, 0.23-0.35; P .001).