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Health Care Notorious Mafia 'boss of bosses' Toto Riina dead at 87
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Riina, who is thought to have ordered more than 150 murders, had been in a medically induced coma after his health deteriorated after two operations for cancer. Riina's two sons, Giovanni and Giuseppe, were also involved in the Mafia. The 1992 killings of Giovanni Falcone and Paolo Borsellino were carried out after Riina said the prosecutors would be "slaughtered like tuna".

Health Care Global carbon pollution rises after 3 straight flat years
Author: 0 Global carbon pollution rises after 3 straight flat years

Scientists say that a global peak in Carbon dioxide before 2020 is needed to limit unsafe global warming this century. "China generates almost 30% of global carbon dioxide emissions, and the ups and downs of the Chinese economy leave a signature on global emissions growth", said Jan Ivar Korsbakken, senior researcher at Cicero and co-author.

Health Care World's first human head transplant successfully carried out
Author: 0 World's first human head transplant successfully carried out

He is also said to have signed up his first patient, a Russian man called Valery Spiridinov, who will have his head frozen and then grafted onto a new donor body, according to his doctor. 'Everyone said it was impossible, but the surgery was successful'. But some in the medical community don't see it as any different from the first limb or face transplants, which were incredibly controversial at the time they were first performed.

Health Care United States civil rights leader Jesse Jackson diagnosed with Parkinson's disease
Author: 0 United States civil rights leader Jesse Jackson diagnosed with Parkinson's disease

The 76-year-old civil rights leader said he had found it hard to perform routine tasks and after a battery of tests was diagnosed by his physicians with Parkinson's, a disease that ailed his father. Jackson goes on to describe the pain that has come with understanding the realities of the disease, and the passion he feels for slowing the disease's progression, via physical therapy.

Health Care NGT clears construction of Amaravati with some riders
Author: 0 NGT clears construction of Amaravati with some riders

If it is not possible to install a rainwater harvesting system, the institution should approach the committee within a week from Thursday. The National Green Tribunal (NGT ) ordered 10 builders in Faridabad district, Haryana, to fork out a bank guarantee of Rs 50 lakh each within three days for faulty and unauthorised sewage treatment plants (STPs) failing which their bank accounts would be attached.

Health Care House Passes Landmark Tax Reform Bill
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Congressman Dave Loebsack released the following statement today after the House passed H.R. 1, the Republican's tax plan. Slaughter and dissenting voters, including several New York City-area Republicans, said they their opposition was triggered because the bills would - counter to Collins' estimations - raise taxes on middle-class households.

Health Care Dog ownership linked to lower mortality
Author: 0 Dog ownership linked to lower mortality

The study has some obvious limitations: even though the researchers adjusted their estimates for confounding factors such as income and education, there's a lot they still don't know about their study subjects. "In general hunting type breeds had the most protective estimates, while mixed breeds and toy breeds the least", said Tove Fall , senior author of the study and Associate Professor in Epidemiology at the Department of Medical Sciences and the Science for Life Laboratory, Uppsala ...

Health Care Carolina officials announce 1st flu death of season
Author: 0 Carolina officials announce 1st flu death of season

County public health officials said no other cases of severe flu have been reported this flu season, which continues through spring each year. "Unfortunately we see many deaths, hospitalizations and other serious complications of flu each year in SC".

Health Care Rain could get heavy along ME coast; snow likely inland
Author: 0 Rain could get heavy along ME coast; snow likely inland

A few spotty showers will be possible by Friday evening, but up until that point we'll stay dry. Thursday: Mostly cloudy. Chance for rain or snow showers. Sunday: Chance for a lingering shower or flurries early. As a result, rain will begin to mix with snow on the back side of the system, and may even change over completely before things wind down late Saturday night.

Health Care Harvey Weinstein accuser Rose McGowan faces drugs charge
Author: 0 Harvey Weinstein accuser Rose McGowan faces drugs charge

The 44-year-old actress turned herself into police in Loudoun County, Virginia, on Tuesday in response to a felony warrant that was issued back in February when police discovered traces of narcotics in belongings she left behind on a flight arriving from Los Angeles at Washington Dulles International Airport on January 20.

Health Care Mutation Found in Amish Said to Make Some Live 10 Years Longer
Author: 0 Mutation Found in Amish Said to Make Some Live 10 Years Longer

In fact, carriers of the mutated gene live, on average, a whopping 10 years longer. Dr Douglas Vaughan , of Northwestern University, said: 'Ageing remains one of the most challenging biological processes to unravel. "This is the only kindred on the planet that has this mutation", Vaughan said. Amish people with the mutation lived up to an average 85 years of age, significantly over 10 years longer than their predicted average lifespan of 71.

Health Care Multiple bomb attacks kill 18, injure 29 in Borno
Author: 0 Multiple bomb attacks kill 18, injure 29 in Borno

While 29 others sustained varying degrees of injury and were rushed to the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital and the State Specialist Hospital for medical attention". Nigeria's military has stepped up its operations against the group, but counter attacks are also on the rise in the northeast. No group has yet claimed responsibility for the attacks.

Health Care Probe non-utilisation of enviornment cess by AAP government: BJP
Author: 0 Probe non-utilisation of enviornment cess by AAP government: BJP

According to reports, the RTI filed by Sanjeev Jain revealed that Delhi government collected Rs 787 crore as environment cess in 2017. During the meeting, they resolved to put in "sustained efforts" to check pollution and discussed measures to ensure smog does not envelop the national capital in the winter of 2018.

Health Care 7 hoverboard brands added to recall for fire risk
Author: 0 7 hoverboard brands added to recall for fire risk

ABC News reports that this total brings the number of recalled hoverboards to 520,100 in the past year alone. The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issued the reports on the self-balancing scooters on Tuesday. The LayZ Board products were linked to another house fire that ultimately led to the deaths of two girls in March 2017. "Consumers who choose to dispose of their hoverboards should take them to a local recycling center for safe handling of the lithium-ion ...

Health Care U.S. approves digital pill that tracks when patients take it
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It's activated when it comes into contact with fluid in the stomach. That completes a circuit between coatings of copper and magnesium on either side, generating a tiny electric charge. Otsuka Pharmaceutical, which is a unit of Tokyo-based Otsuka Holdings Co., the drugmaker's parent company, plans to start the program with just a handful of health systems and gather evidence on the drug's effects on adherence, he said.

Health Care Nicki Minaj Is Ready to Break the Internet with 'Paper' Magazine Cover
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As well as wearing shorts and nipple pasties, she's also wearing a pink dress that is slashed down the side, showing off her curves, as well as a black leotard. The raunchy poses from "die drei" Nicki's was caption "Minaj à trois", a pun on "Ménage à trois". Kim Kardashian West and Nicki Minaj attend the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on August 30, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.

Health Care Lifestyle triggers major shift in disease burden across India
Author: 0 Lifestyle triggers major shift in disease burden across India

However, there was an nearly two-fold difference in this disease burden rate among the states in 2016, with Assam, Uttar Pradesh, and Chhattisgarh having the highest rates, and Kerala and Goa the lowest rates. "The population in these states may be suffering higher co-morbidities". Explaining such variations, a researcher at Public Health Foundation of India said that the people in these states must have comorbidities, which is additional diseases or disorders related to the main disease.

Health Care Alliancebernstein LP Buys A Little More Education Realty Trust Inc (EDR) Stock
Author: 0 Alliancebernstein LP Buys A Little More Education Realty Trust Inc (EDR) Stock

Vertex One Asset Management Inc sold 750,716 shares as Independence Rlty Tr Inc (IRT)'s stock declined 1.51%. The value in dollars went from $17,227,000 to $15,395,000 a change of 10.6% quarter over quarter. X Management Ltd Liability holds 2,830 shares. Bnp Paribas Asset Holding Sa holds 0.1% or 620,645 shares. The stock of Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN) has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, October 18 by SunTrust.