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Medicine Is the Sri Lankan government doing enough to protect its Muslim community?
Author: 0 Is the Sri Lankan government doing enough to protect its Muslim community?

However, it is being told that the security of the players has been increased. A curfew was reimposed in two districts of Kandy on Tuesday, police said. In the past, religious and ethnic violence had turned deadly in Sri Lanka, where Muslims account for 10% of the 21 million population, and Buddhists Sinhalese make up almost 75%.

Medicine A Federal Court Just Made a Big Decision About Transgender Rights
Author: 0 A Federal Court Just Made a Big Decision About Transgender Rights

Harris Funeral Homes, Inc. for more than five years, but when she chose to come to work dressed as a woman instead of a man, the funeral home owner, Thomas Rost, fired her. "In too many workplaces around the country, coming out as trans is a fireable offense, as our client Aimee Stephens personally experienced", Knight said.

Medicine 12 new flu deaths reported in NC; total climbs to 276
Author: 0 12 new flu deaths reported in NC; total climbs to 276

Its impact can be severe in some cases, especially among seniors, young children, pregnant women and people with underlying medical conditions, according to the CDC. A shortage of Tami-Flu is also complicating matters. A look back at flu deaths each season. In all, 86 people had to be hospitalized within the last week due to the flu virus, bringing the total number of hospitalizations to 4,250.

Medicine Why are women more likely to donate a kidney than receive one?
Author: 0 Why are women more likely to donate a kidney than receive one?

Honeymoon cystitis One in three women will develop Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) during her lifetime, "due to the anatomy and physiology of a woman's body", says Dr Umesh Khanna, consultant nephrologist and transplant physician. Obesity, another CKD risk factor, affects more than 135 million individuals in India. Across the world more women live with advanced chronic kidney disease (CKD) than men.

Medicine Ross Stores (ROST) Given a $95.00 Price Target at Susquehanna Bancshares
Author: 0 Ross Stores (ROST) Given a $95.00 Price Target at Susquehanna Bancshares

It has outperformed by 15.70% the S&P500. Among 28 analysts covering Ross Stores Inc. (NASDAQ: ROST ). American Century Cos holds 2.27M shares. Therefore 63% are positive. Stephens Ar reported 0.03% in Ross Stores, Inc . (NASDAQ: ROST ) for 5,251 shares. Parametric Portfolio Assocs Ltd Liability invested in 0% or 60,898 shares.

Medicine Bristol-Myers Squibb Co (BMY) Shares Sold by Country Trust Bank
Author: 0 Bristol-Myers Squibb Co (BMY) Shares Sold by Country Trust Bank

Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund who had been investing in Bristol Myers Squibb Co for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $107.09 billion market cap company. Ig Inv Management Ltd owns 62,500 shares. Investors of record on Friday, April 6th will be paid a $0.40 dividend. Ardevora Asset Llp owns 0.88% invested in Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY ) for 462,400 shares.

Medicine FIFA World Cup Trophy touches Nigerian soil, tours Abuja
Author: 0 FIFA World Cup Trophy touches Nigerian soil, tours Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari , yesterday received the FIFA World Cup Trophy ahead of the 2018 World cup tournament in Russian Federation. Speaking at the event, President Buhari noted with delight that the Super Eagles was the first African team to qualify for the 2018 World Cup.

Medicine Study reveals babies who look more like their dad are healthier
Author: 0 Study reveals babies who look more like their dad are healthier

At first it sounds implausible, but there's some solid science and an extensive sample size behind this study: in some circumstances, babies who look like their fathers end up being healthier by the time they reach their first birthday. It's important to note that the study focused exclusively on families with mothers and fathers who weren't married or living at the same home. Earlier studies suggest that children who live in single-mother families are more likely to have poorer levels of ...

Medicine About 60000 pounds of Busch Beer spills onto I-10 in Florida
Author: 0 About 60000 pounds of Busch Beer spills onto I-10 in Florida

The incident occurred early on Wednesday morning, when 44-year old trucker Michael Nolan Powell, from SC, veered out of his lane in Okaloosa County, WEAR reported . Powell was wearing a seat belt and suffered minor injuries, according to greenvilleonline.com . Almost 60,000 pounds of beer spilled in the crash, which occurred around 2:40 a.m., the Orlando Sentinel reported.

Medicine India objects to 'Thank you, India' event; McLeod Ganj is new venue
Author: 0 India objects to 'Thank you, India' event; McLeod Ganj is new venue

Foreign secretary Vijay Gokhale sent a letter dated February 22 to cabinet secretary PK Sinha regarding this, and four days later, Sinha issued the directive to all government functionaries, The Indian Express report added. The government has picked this sentiment. "If we did it as a signal to China, it symbolises weakness". "We have limited them this time". The Dalai Lama represents the moderate strand within the movement.

Medicine See Winners of 2018 Texas Primary Elections
Author: 0 See Winners of 2018 Texas Primary Elections

At least 700,000 people voted in the Democratic primary election for U.S. Senate won Tuesday by U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke. An unprecedented number of Latinos are running for office in the 2018 primaries, but crowded fields have toughened the challenge of getting elected for some candidates of color and women.

Medicine Aadhaar Not Needed For NEET 2018: Clarifies Centre
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Besides Aadhaar , the candidates for NEET exams can furnish their passport, voter ID or driving licence, or ration card or give their bank account number as proof of identity. It is a violation of apex court's order. Another senior advocate, K.V. Viswanathan, complained that there was all-round panic in the country, particularly in the financial markets, as banks and other financial agencies were threatening people with disruption of services if Aadhaar linkage was not done by March 31.

Medicine VA study: Opioids not better at reducing chronic pain
Author: 0 VA study: Opioids not better at reducing chronic pain

Using a scale that rated pain severity from 0 to 10, patients in the opioid group reported an average score of 4.0 and patients in the nonopioid group had an average score of 3.5. The opioid group took immediate-release morphine, oxycodone, or hydrocodone/acetaminophen (generic Vicodin). The mean patient age was 58.3 years old and 13 percent of participants were women.

Medicine Area teens who attended cheerleading championship exposed to mumps
Author: 0 Area teens who attended cheerleading championship exposed to mumps

Parents are on high alert at an Elizabeth Township cheerleading facility after getting word that 27 of their cheerleaders may have been exposed to mumps at a national competition last month. Mumps is spread by saliva or germs spread in the air through a cough or sneeze. A total of 130 mumps infections were reported in 25 states between January 1-27, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention .

Medicine Fla. Senate backs arming teachers, rejects assault weapons ban
Author: 0 Fla. Senate backs arming teachers, rejects assault weapons ban

These parents are now activists. After the plan narrowly passed the Senate on Monday, the House spent a majority of the day Tuesday looking at possible amendments in anticipation of Wednesday's vote. After hours of intense debate, the Florida Senate rejected an assault weapons ban this weekend, while moving forward with a voluntary plan to arm teachers in schools.

Medicine Karti to be subjected to three more days of custodial probe
Author: 0 Karti to be subjected to three more days of custodial probe

Mehta said Indrani Mukherjea's statement was "one of the evidence for the probe agency, but not the sole one". The firm was owned at the time by Peter and Indrani Mukerjea, who are now in jail on charges of murdering Indrani's daughter Sheena Bora.The Enforcement Directorate has also registered a money laundering case.

Medicine Death toll due to flu now stands at 184 in Arkansas
Author: 0 Death toll due to flu now stands at 184 in Arkansas

Public health officials remind the public that there are several weeks remaining in the flu season, and the number of hospitalizations and deaths will continue to increase. Similarly, about 4.9 percent of patients visiting doctors' offices had flu-like symptoms, compared with 6.6 percent the previous week. DHEC says the flu shot is the best protection against the flu.

Medicine Pa. sees 81 percent rise in ER visits for opioid overdoses
Author: 0 Pa. sees 81 percent rise in ER visits for opioid overdoses

Closer coordination between public health and public safety agencies can support identification of changes in supply and use of illicit opioids, further allowing communities to take appropriate action to reduce opioid overdoses. Andrew Kolodny , co-director of opioid policy research at Brandeis University. "There's been a lot of talk from Congress and from the administration and a recognition that we need to do something about this problem".

Medicine Test For Breast Cancer Gene Will Be Available In Weeks
Author: 0 Test For Breast Cancer Gene Will Be Available In Weeks

Most cancers are not caused by genetic mutations, and the ones tracked by the test aren't the most common BRCA mutations. The variants also are associated with ovarian cancer in women and breast and prostate cancer in men. There are over 1000 known BRCA mutations so a negative test result does not rule out the possibility that an individual carries other BRCA mutations.

Medicine Nigerian President to Visit Area of Mass Teens Abduction
Author: 0 Nigerian President to Visit Area of Mass Teens Abduction

Months after wanton attacks and killings in different states of the country began, President Muhammadu Buhari is set to visit the states affected. The announcement is coming amid mounting criticism of the President to visit the troubled spots in the country.

Medicine New Zealand vs England 4th ODI
Author: 0 New Zealand vs England 4th ODI

England were left to lament a huge collapse as they were beaten despite centuries from Jonny Bairstow (138) and Joe Root (102). Admittedly the odds are not overwhelmingly in their favour - England are 8/13 for victory , compared to New Zealand's 13/10 - but the manner in which England got across the line at Wellington no doubt aids the impression that they've got the measure of this series.

Medicine Chicago Bears: Intriguing Round 2 options in 2018 NFL Draft (Pt. 2)
Author: 0 Chicago Bears: Intriguing Round 2 options in 2018 NFL Draft (Pt. 2)

That would be Penn State's Saquon Barkley , of course, and the talk following his monster National Football League combine performance is not just fluff to get some other team to trade up into that pick. The last thing the Browns need is to take the wrong prospect here. This great performance may have cemented him as the Browns pick at #1. However, the Bills have to be hoping beyond all hope that it happens.