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Opioids decrease life span by 2.5 months

Opioids decrease life span by 2.5 months Researchers found that deaths from drug poisoning generally more than doubled, and deaths from drug poisoning involving opioids more than tripled. Overall, this surge in drug-related deaths has taken 3.36 months off average United States life expectancy. [Full Article...]

Odisha police book CBI officials after mistaken raid on HC judge's residence

Odisha police book CBI officials after mistaken raid on HC judge's residence The lawyers have stopped work till Thursday afternoon and demanded a high-level judicial probe into the incident. However, CBI's arbitrary entry to the sitting judge's house was vehemently protested by the Orissa High Court Bar Association following which a case was registered against the investigating agency with Cantonment police. [Full Article...]

NuVasive, Inc. (NASDAQ:NUVA) EPS Analysis

More than 3,922,458 shares have changed hands. Air France KLM SA (EPA:AF) has risen 22.95% since September 19, 2016 and is uptrending. It's now trading about -34.45% below its 52-week high. The Company focuses on developing minimally-disruptive surgical products and procedurally-integrated solutions for the spine surgery. It has a 90.92 P/E ratio. [Full Article...]

Stock Brushing a Recent High: Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALNY)

Stock Brushing a Recent High: Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALNY) After a recent check, the 14-day RSIfor Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Inc ( ALNY ) is now at 41.29, the 7-day stands at 36.17, and the 3-day is sitting at 24.85. Alnylam Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: ALNY ) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, August 9th. Earnings Per Share (EPS), the portion of a company's profit distributed to each outstanding common share, is a useful indicator of a company... [Full Article...]

Gurugram student murder: HC refuses to stay arrest of Ryan school owners

Gurugram student murder: HC refuses to stay arrest of Ryan school owners The Punjab & Haryana High Court today issued notice to the Haryana government in the petition filed by the owners of Ryan International School seeking anticipatory bail in the case involving the murder of a seven-year-old boy. The group's CEO, Ryan Pinto , and his parents, founding chairman Augustine Pinto and managing director Grace Pinto, had approached the High Court last week, seeking ant... [Full Article...]

Sinkhole gobbles part of Florida home

Sinkhole gobbles part of Florida home Orange County fire officials responded and evacuated the family. Apopka is in central Florida, about 18 miles northwest of Orlando. The family says the only effect they saw was losing power for an hour during the storm. 'The tub was sinking and the window was coming loose and I said, "It's time to go"'. Information is not known if Hurricane Irma caused the sinkhole. [Full Article...]

Mother gives birth while in coma after contracting flu

Mother gives birth while in coma after contracting flu He said that in the leadup to next year's flu season, pharmacists should stress the importance of flu vaccination for all, bearing in mind that some of the people struck down this year were young, healthy adults like Mr Ihlow. Hennessy said she would discuss the flu season with health experts at a round table on Monday. The seasonal flu vaccine protects against the influenza viruses that research ... [Full Article...]

WHO Issues Alarming Report On Coming Shortage Of Antibiotics

WHO Issues Alarming Report On Coming Shortage Of Antibiotics That list named three gram-negative bacteria that are resistant to multiple antibiotics-carbapenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa , carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii , and carbapenem-resistant, extended-spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL)-producing Enterobacteriaceae-as critical priority pathogens. [Full Article...]

Louis police officers chant 'whose street, our street' during protests

Louis police officers chant 'whose street, our street' during protests The demonstrations come after a judge last week acquitted former St. Louis police officer Jason Stockley on murder charges in the shooting death of Anthony Lamar Smith. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that CrimeStoppers is offering a reward of up to $1,000. As a result, almost 100 found themselves arrested, a process which for Faulk included being shoved to the ground, having his head p... [Full Article...]

County health department to offer flu shots October 2

County health department to offer flu shots October 2 We also checked with the health department. Open Door wants to help you and your family this flu season. "You'll have fever, chills, coughing, sweating", she said. Officials say the vaccine is now readily available. There will be also a high dose flu shot available specifically for people age 65 and older. If everyone is protected there is less chance of an outbreak. [Full Article...]

USA unlocked Galaxy Note 8 gets first software update

USA unlocked Galaxy Note 8 gets first software update Sprint's initial iPhone 8 promotion, which it announced less than a week ago , offered 50% off lease payments for with the trade-in of an iPhone 7 . It's no secret that Samsung has a better reputation around their smartphone cameras that Apple . The 10th-anniversary iPhone has set the bar high for other smartphone makers to strive harder, especially when it comes to more reliable bio... [Full Article...]

ICICI Lombard's Rs 5700 crore-IPO gets fully subscribed, bidding ends today

ICICI Lombard's Rs 5700 crore-IPO gets fully subscribed, bidding ends today It is the second insurance company from the ICICI Group to go for an IPO after ICICI Prudential Life Insurance raised Rs 6,000 crore in an initial share sale previous year. Ahead of the opening of the IPO, the IPO committee of the board of directors of the company at its meeting held on 14 September 2017, finalized allocation of 2.45 crore equity shares in aggregate, to 64 anchor investors at ... [Full Article...]

'ISI man' held for blackmailing woman Army officer

'ISI man' held for blackmailing woman Army officer In August 2016, an ISI agent was arrested from Lucknow in connection with the money trail of Pakistan-sponsored Pokharan espionage racket, which was unearthed in December 2015. Police claimed that it was during questioning that Parvez revealed that he is an ISI agent and had been tasked with gathering confidential information about India's strategic defence deployment from the Colonel. [Full Article...]

Sri Lanka Cricket announces new selection panel

Sri Lanka Cricket announces new selection panel The new selection panel will be chaired by former Sri Lanka seamer Graeme Labrooy while the remaining members are Gurusinha, former national team wicketkeeper Gamini Wickremasinghe and Sajith Fernando , who has no worldwide experience but was a prolific allrounder at domestic level. [Full Article...]

Arkansas Wearing Cowboys-Style Jerseys for Game at AT&T Stadium

Arkansas Wearing Cowboys-Style Jerseys for Game at AT&T Stadium Even as a fan of the Philadelphia Eagles, I can admit this is a pretty cool idea and creative way to pay tribute to Jones, who played for the Razorbacks in the '60s and was a co-captain on the 1964 national championship team. "I don't know that I've had anything happen to me as meaningful as I have this gesture", Jones said in a video posted to social media by Arkansas Football. [Full Article...]

Obasanjo Advises Buhari To Have Dialogue With Nnamdi Kanu

Obasanjo Advises Buhari To Have Dialogue With Nnamdi Kanu He also added that the force should ensure that they don't molest any Abian and innocent citizens while carrying out their duties. "We also wish to call on our youth in the 19 Northern states and FCT to be law abiding and not to resort to any reprisal attack as most of the information and videos being aired on social media, are not the true representation of the real situation in Abia and Rivers... [Full Article...]

Elizabeth Warren introduces investigation and bill in relation to Equifax breach

Consumers typically seek to lift a credit freeze if they're applying for a job that requires a background check, changing utility providers or applying for credit or insurance. This means that not everyone whose information was leaked is even aware that they are an Equifax "customer". Regardless, only the freeze, not the credit monitoring products offered by Equifax and other firms that ha... [Full Article...]

Youth Football Is Linked To Later-Life Emotional And Cognitive Problems

Youth Football Is Linked To Later-Life Emotional And Cognitive Problems Significantly, the increased risk for these conditions was independent of whether the players continued to play through high school, college or professionally. In April a year ago, a study said some 43 percent of retired American football players studied show signs of traumatic brain injury. This summer, researchers found there was no definitive link between playing high school ball and brain tr... [Full Article...]

4 new cases of West Nile Virus in Mississippi

4 new cases of West Nile Virus in Mississippi The Illinois Department of Public Health reported the first human case of West Nile for the year on July 20. Crews will be spraying for mosquitoes Tuesday night after a second person in Rock Hill was diagnosed with West Nile virus. The virus is transmitted through a mosquito bite. Such symptoms include, but are not limited to: fever, headache, body ache, fatigue, nausea, and rash. [Full Article...]

Your poop can tell if you are losing weight

Your poop can tell if you are losing weight A two-weeks-on, two-weeks-off cycle of dieting is best for losing weight and keeping it off, suggests a new study by Australian researchers . According to co-author of the study, Professor Arne Astrup, while human intestinal bacteria have been linked to the increasing prevalence of overweight and obesity, it is only now that they have a breakthrough demonstrating that certain bacterial species ... [Full Article...]


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