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Medical Sushi lover pulled 5-foot tapeworm from stomach
Author: 0 Sushi lover pulled 5-foot tapeworm from stomach

His daily habit had brought him in contact with an outbreak of tapeworms from Pacific-caught salmon. On the " This Won't Hurt A Bit " podcast, Dr. Kenny Banh , an emergency medicine physician at UC-San Francisco's Fresno campus, told the stomach-churning story of the patient who came into his emergency department August 7, 2017.

Medical AAP not given chance to speak, President's intervention required: Sisodia
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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who expressed support for AAP, also criticised the Election Commission saying a constitutional body can not be used for political vendetta. The EC has written to President Ram Nath Kovind Friday afternoon. He said that the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government was suppressing democracy in the country and questioned that there is no meaning of constitutional institutions left in the country.

Medical Clinical Kerber defeats Sharapova at Open
Author: 0 Clinical Kerber defeats Sharapova at Open

The German tennis star defeats former tournament champion Maria Sharapova in the third round. Maria Sharapova , the 2008 Australian Open victor, hurried through the first set on Rod Laver Arena in 23 minutes before beating No. "To be able to get these matches, players that are playing this well, I'm going to face a lot of them this year". The hugely anticipated match-up of the only two Australian Open winners and Grand Slam champions left in the women's draw got top billing at the ...

Medical CJI Dipak Misra Holds Talks With Four Dissenting Judges
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The four judges said CJI Misra was ignoring rules and assigning important cases to select benches "with no rationale". The Attorney General, K K Venugopal, on Tuesday said that the judicial crisis doesn't seem to have resolved, and it may take 2- 3 days to be finally settled.

Medical CT health officials: Deadly flu season is intensifying
Author: 0 CT health officials: Deadly flu season is intensifying

The average age of the victims was 85, and lived across all regions of the state. " Flu is everywhere in the US right now", Jernigan said . TDH also recommends people who are sick or have sick people in their households, such as small children be particularly careful when considering visiting friends or loved ones in hospitals, long-term care facilities and other places where sick and vulnerable people live or receive care.

Medical Flu outbreak in Taiwan escalates; one patient dies: CDC
Author: 0 Flu outbreak in Taiwan escalates; one patient dies: CDC

Anu Neelakanta, MD. Only Hawaii, Maine, New Hampshire, and New Jersey reported regional flu activity. No matter what, "it's still your best protection" - and it's better for the population as a whole if everyone who can get a flu shot does so, she said.

Medical HP Recalls Laptops Over Fire Risk
Author: 0 HP Recalls Laptops Over Fire Risk

They were also sold as accessories or replacement batteries for the HP ZBook Studio G4 mobile workstation or for any of the products listed above. "For this reason, it is extremely important to check whether your battery is affected". As these batteries are sealed inside the laptop, a qualified technician will be called upon to carry out the replacement. 'We are taking immediate action to address this issue including a voluntary recall and replacement of the batteries.

Medical Men who take ibuprofen are at risk fertility problems, study says
Author: 0 Men who take ibuprofen are at risk fertility problems, study says

Sold under the brand names Advil or Motrin, ibuprofen is a member of the class of drugs known as NSAIDS (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs). However, despite the change in LH levels, the men's testosterone levels didn't change. "These compounds are good painkillers, but a certain amount of people in society use them without thinking of them as proper medicines", David Møbjerg Kristensen at the University of Copenhagen told the newspaper.

Medical Sessions Unleashes the Hounds on Pro-Pot States
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Donoghue had previously taken part in the Justice Department's war against street gangs on Long Island. "We use the money we get from marijuana sales to fund our school resource officer and to bring in a D.A.R.E officer to speak to the schools", North Bend City Administrator Terence O'Connor said.

Medical Health warning after 'Aussie flu' blamed for deaths in Ireland
Author: 0 Health warning after 'Aussie flu' blamed for deaths in Ireland

As of September 2017 there were more than 137,500 reported cases of flu in Australia, according to news.com.au , which was more than double the number of cases from the year before. State Sen. Brownie Carson, D-Brunswick, said he's concerned that ME still doesn't have enough public health nurses on hand if a flu epidemic were to break out this season.

Medical Chocolate Is Going Extinct
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Farmers of the cacao plant - responsible for the oh-so-addicting chocolate that we all know and love - are warning that higher temperatures and the dryer climates that come with them are having a devastating effect on their crops, and scientists now forecast that cacao harvests could be completely wiped out within just a few decades if nothing is done.

Medical Dense fog engulfs Delhi-NCR, visibility zero
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Most of the northwestern plains are in its grip. On Sunday moring, over 40 flights were diverted to other airports and several were cancelled. Delhi airport has advanced technology for low-visibility landings, called CAT IIIB. The visibility later improved to 100 metres at 3 a.m. and to 200 metres at 6 a.m. The Northern Railways said over 50 trains coming to Delhi were running late and 20 were rescheduled.

Medical Supermoon to Mark First Day of 2018
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Supermoons, like the one coming for us on January 1, are occasions when the moon shines closer to the earth's rotation, making it appear larger in the night sky. It's called the " Wolf Moon ", because in Native American villages, the " Wolf Moon " would always be visible during the time of year when hungry wolf packs would howl outside due to colder weather.

Medical Trump fires entire White House HIV/AIDS council
Author: 0 Trump fires entire White House HIV/AIDS council

Gabriel Maldonado , CEO of Truevolution, a LGBT and HIV/AIDS awareness organization, told the Washington Blade: "I can only speculate" on why he and his council members were dismissed. The Trump administration still hasn't appointed a director to the Office of National AIDS Policy. The Republican-controlled Congress has thus far continued to fund these programs at previous levels.

Medical Too Much Gaming Could Lead to Mental Health Disorder
Author: 0 Too Much Gaming Could Lead to Mental Health Disorder

Putting that category of activities on the list would give doctors and mental health professionals a way to officially diagnose someone with the condition. Both Ferguson and Przybylski acknowledge that some people overdo gaming at the expense of their health and sanity. The analysis, which appeared in the American Journal of Psychiatry revealed that around 3 percent of people playing video game turn their hobby into an addiction.

Medical Two more flu deaths reported in Oklahoma
Author: 0 Two more flu deaths reported in Oklahoma

If 10 tips are too many , Grant said to keep it simple with the "three C's." The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends yearly flu vaccinations for everyone over the age of six months, although there are rare exceptions.

Medical Brooklyn house fire kills woman, children, officials say
Author: 0 Brooklyn house fire kills woman, children, officials say

He was left badly burned and said to be clinging to life at the burn unit at Staten Island University Hospital. According to Missaskim founder, Jack Meyer, Mr Azan's 16-year-old daughter, Shalit, and 15-year-old son Daniel, remained hospitalized with in critical condition.

Medical AAA Survey: Gas Prices Continue to Dip
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But they've been declining for five straight weeks, as refineries produce more gasoline than motorists are consuming, leaving markets oversupplied, AAA spokesman Mark Jenkins said. The average for Sunday was the same price according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 5,345 gas outlets in Ohio. In addition, the gap between prices today and a year ago is also at its narrowest in months, highlighting that prices are moving in the right direction for many.

Medical Flu widespread in NY; Officials urge New Yorkers to get flu shots
Author: 0 Flu widespread in NY; Officials urge New Yorkers to get flu shots

While there have been reports that the current vaccine is only 10 percent effective, the Centers for Disease Control said that is an Australian interim estimate of the vaccine's benefit against one flu virus, the H3N2 virus. Fifty-four percent of the influenza-like illness specimens submitted to the Indiana State Department of Health's laboratory tested positive for flu in the week ending on December 2.

Medical Flu Hospitalizations Up from past year
Author: 0 Flu Hospitalizations Up from past year

At the time, public health said this flu season is expected to be more severe than usual based on the amount of flu activity seen earlier this year in the southern hemisphere. That's just one reason scientists have been trying to come up with a universal flu vaccine for years now. The flu vaccine provides protection against the strains of flu that are likely to circulate this year and which may be different from last year.

Medical Anushka Sharma, Virat Kohli Wedding: 10 Things You Need To Know
Author: 0 Anushka Sharma, Virat Kohli Wedding: 10 Things You Need To Know

Back then, Bunty had replied to us saying, "These are baseless rumours and there's no truth to it as far as I know". Some of Virat's close friends will too be attending the wedding celebrations. The wedding date has been finalised as 12th of this month and both the families are going to organise this event in a prestigious manner. A source divulged details by stating, "The couple has booked a SoBo five-star hotel for their reception on December 21 in Mumbai ".

Medical After Firing Bryan Singer, The Queen Movie Has A New Director
Author: 0 After Firing Bryan Singer, The Queen Movie Has A New Director

Singer was sacked from the project on December 7, after a prolonged absence from the set. Only two weeks of production remained when Singer was sacked when he failed to return to the London set of the film, which stars Mr. A Hollywood Reporter story alleges that on-set "chaos" led to the termination, which Singer denies. Fletcher also will oversee post-production for the film, which is supposed to release in December 2018.

Medical Taggart leaving OR to be next Florida St
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Warchant, among other outlets , are reporting that Willie Taggart will become the 10th head coach in FSU's history, and the first full-time minority head coach. OR started 4-1 and even briefly popped into the AP rankings, but starting quarterback Justin Herbert broke his collarbone and the Ducks floundered, going 1-4 without him.

Medical Georgia joins int'l campaign against gender-based violence
Author: 0 Georgia joins int'l campaign against gender-based violence

The International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (EVAW) was celebrated on Saturday in the capital of northern Balkh province, where more than 400 cases of crimes against the gender were recorded this year. Calling for violence against women in Afghanistan to immediately stop, Tadamichi Yamamoto, the UN Secretary-General's Special Representative for Afghanistan and head of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA), said that no Afghan man will achieve his full ...

Medical US Asked for Saudis to Ease Yemen Blockade
Author: 0 US Asked for Saudis to Ease Yemen Blockade

Children protest against the Saudi-led coalition outside the United Nations offices in Sanaa, Yemen November 20, 2017. Some 7 million people are estimated to rely on food aid and 4 million on fuel needed for pumping clean water. "If that were to happen that would be a very welcome and critically important development". The statement described the decision to open the port of Hodeidah and Sanaa airport as a first step in addressing the humanitarian crisis in Yemen, expressing Washington's ...

Medical Oscar Pistorius' jail term lengthened to 13 years
Author: 0 Oscar Pistorius' jail term lengthened to 13 years

In July 2016, South Africa's National Prosecuting Agency deemed the sentence "shockingly too lenient", announcing plans to appeal for a longer sentence. Attorney Marius du Toit, a legal expert in South Africa, told News 24 he thought the 13 years was "a heavy sentence". The new sentence was backdated to start on the day he began his murder sentence, on July 6 past year.

Medical Study finds drinking coffee can cut risk of early death
Author: 0 Study finds drinking coffee can cut risk of early death

Experts said people should not start drinking coffee for health reasons or to prevent disease. However, they say drinking coffee in pregnancy may be associated with harms, and may be linked to a very small increased risk of fracture in women.

Medical World's first successful head transplant carried out on corpses, claims scientist
Author: 0 World's first successful head transplant carried out on corpses, claims scientist

Only a year ago, Dr Ren had successfully grafted a head onto a monkey's body, the report said. Professor Canavero, Director of the Turin Advanced Neuromodulation Group, announced it at a press conference in Vienna yesterday morning. Spiridinov's head will be frozen and a donor identified who will then have the Russian's man head transplanted onto his body. The surgeon also claims to have transplanted rat's head successfully.

Medical Kim Kardashian
Author: 0 Kim Kardashian "Hated Being Pregnant", But She Thinks Surrogacy Is Harder

Despite the fact that she's welcomed two lovely children in the past four years, Kim Kardashian admitted she is not totally prepared for baby number three , according to People . She admitted that this reaction surprised her as she said: "I hated being pregnant". It's no secret that Kim had hard pregnancies with 4-year-old daughter North and 1-year-old son Saint.

Medical Case Keenum to remain Vikings' starting QB, Mike Zimmer says
Author: 0 Case Keenum to remain Vikings' starting QB, Mike Zimmer says

He threw for 3,029 yards, 13 touchdowns and 12 interceptions during that stretch. The Vikings are in first place in the NFC North at 7-2 and face the NFC West-leading Rams, also 7-2. Jared Goff is completing 61.2 percent of his passes for 2,385 yards, 16 touchdowns and four interceptions. Overall, the Rams have been the more consistent team, and I trust Goff and this offense to have more success than I do Keenum and banged up weapons.

Author: 0 Kenny Omega Says Everyone In WWE Is Beneath Him

The match has been accepted by Omega and is official! Jericho did work with WWE after his contract expired on a handshake basis, appearing on SmackDown Live to continue his storyline with Kevin Owens with the WWE's United States Title.

Medical Former Bernie Campaign Chair: 'It Was Pretty Clear' DNC Favored Clinton
Author: 0 Former Bernie Campaign Chair: 'It Was Pretty Clear' DNC Favored Clinton

Jeff Weaver, the former chair for Bernie Sanders' campaign, said "no one imagined" there was actually a formal arrangement for the DNC to favor Clinton in the Democratic primary. He repeatedly encouraged the FBI to investigate. On Saturday, a Democratic National Committee official who asked not to be identified talking about an internal party matter said party rules say that in the event of a "death, resignation or disability" of a nominee after the convention, the chairwoman would confer ...

Medical Tinubu Declines Comment on Buhari's Re-election
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The second meeting was still in progress at the time of filing this report. The caucus meeting was coming before the National Executive Council, NEC, meeting taking place today. "Each of us has our role to play and that is why we are playing it". "Do we have any other person that will challenge the President again?" Chairman of the Nigeria Governors' Forum (NGF) and Governor of Zamfara State Abdul'aziz Yari, was also part of the initial meeting with the President as he was sighted in the ...

Author: 0 Maryland Falters in State's First Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades

The Hospital Safety grades, ranging from A to F, rate how well hospitals protect patients from accidents, injuries, errors and infections. "We congratulate the clinicians, board members, management and staff of St. The five states with the biggest improvements include Rhode Island, which ranked as the best state overall on the most recent report , was ranked 50th in 2012.

Medical Emma, Summer Rae, and Darren Young Released from WWE
Author: 0 Emma, Summer Rae, and Darren Young Released from WWE

Not long after declaring Emma's discharge, the WWE conveyed a moment official statement on Sunday evening unveiling the arrivals of Young and Summer Rae . Young sustained an injury early this year and came back to the ring for WWE Live events, but never worked TV after. A former defensive back in the all-female Lingerie Football League, Summer Rae signed a developmental deal with WWE in 2011, and debuted on the main roster in 2013, as the valet/dance partner of Fandango .

Medical Teal pumpkins used to mark houses with allergy-free treats
Author: 0 Teal pumpkins used to mark houses with allergy-free treats

After a little research, she found the teal pumpkin project . "I've been involved with this organization since I was diagnosed with a peanut allergy when I was four", she said. The treats handed out range from glow sticks and bouncy balls, to pencils, stickers, and plastic jewelry. It's also important to note that families who participate are not discouraged from offering candy to children without allergens.

Medical Jubilation as oil price heads higher
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Oil has been gradually recovering since the start of a year ago when it crashed close to $27 - a slump caused by weak global demand combined with an oversupply of the commodity. But higher USA supply has been balanced by worries over crude exports from the Middle East. Brent crude was trading up 1.61% at $59.99 at that time-more than $2 over last week's close.

Medical Spain beat Mali to enter final
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Spain eased their way into the semi-final of the Federation Internationale de Football Association U-17 World Cup India 2017 after defeating Iran 3-1 in Kochi on Sunday. Saeid Karimi pulled a goal back for Iran, Spain held on to secure their spot in the last four and a meeting with Mali in Navi Mumbai on Wednesday.

Medical State Govt to spend $1M on free kids' flu vaccines
Author: 0 State Govt to spend $1M on free kids' flu vaccines

We use our annual campaign to educate fred's customers on the importance of getting immunized and help them overcome misconceptions. "Flu season hasn't quiet started and it takes two weeks for it to work in your body", said Dr. "Getting a flu shot is quick, easy, and not only protects you, but also those around you". Germs spread this way. Others contain no virus at all. It's recommended that you wash often with soap and water.

Medical Support for Cannabis Legalization Reaches All-Time High
Author: 0 Support for Cannabis Legalization Reaches All-Time High

In respect to political affililiation, the majority of both Republicans and Democrats now support legalizing the drug. To put that in perspective, only 12% of Americans supported legalization that year. For results based on the total sample of national adults, the margin of sampling error is ±4 percentage points at the 95% confidence level. " Marijuana policy liberalization over the past 20 years has certainly been associated with increased marijuana use; however, policy changes appear to ...

Medical Governor Cuomo signs law banning e-cigarettes in public places
Author: 0 Governor Cuomo signs law banning e-cigarettes in public places

In July , New York banned all use of e-cigarettes on public and private school grounds in the state. The American Cancer Society thanked Cuomo for taking a step to protect the health of all New Yorkers. According to reports from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the industry is now worth roughly $2.5-billion . New York City's C.L.A.S.H .

Medical Legendary Filmmaker IV Sasi No More
Author: 0 Legendary Filmmaker IV Sasi No More

Born on March 28, 1948, in Kozhikode, Kerala, Sasi started his career as an art director. His first directorial venture was " Ulsavam " which released in the year 1975. Some of the best Malayalam films of the 70s and 80s came from him including Devasuram , Aavanazhi, Mrigaya , Aalkoottathil Thaniye, Avalude Ravukal, Kaali, Eetta, 1921, Anubahavam and so on.

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