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Medicine FEC Okays 2018 Budget Proposal
Author: 0 FEC Okays 2018 Budget Proposal

The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udoma Udoma, confirmed the approval to State House correspondents at the end of the meeting. The minister said the Council will liaise with the National Assembly to determine when the president will submit the draft estimates for the consideration of the two chambers.

Author: 0 Walgreens to begin stocking opioid overdose-reversing drug Narcan

Narcan is an FDA-approved form of naloxone, which works by binding the opioid receptors in the brain and blocking their effects. Additionally, Walgreens will be educating patients about Narcan when they fill a prescription of a controlled substance greater than 50 morphine milligram equivalents and may be at risk for an accidental overdose.

Medicine New Mega-Carnivore Species Discovered In Southern Africa
Author: 0 New Mega-Carnivore Species Discovered In Southern Africa

A Telegraph UK report states that the new species is named Kayentapus Ambrokholohal and dates back to the early Jurassic. Megatheropods were massive two-legged carnivorous dinosaurs - like the famous Tyrannosaurus rex - and they mostly evolved into their large sizes in the late Jurassic and during the Cretaceous, starting about 145 million years ago.

Medicine IPhone X to See Just 20 Million Units Shipped in 2017
Author: 0 IPhone X to See Just 20 Million Units Shipped in 2017

You should receive an email reply with an invitation to participate in the AirPod promotion. We can expect the company to go by the same offer for iPhone X. While Apple had launched it with iPhone 7 Plus with rear cameras, it has now brought it for the iPhone X front camera (TrueDepth) too. The reasoning behind the quiet instruction to downgrade accuracy to suppliers was fears that Apple Inc wouldn't have enough iPhone Xs in time for the holidays.

Medicine Twins joined at head separated in 16-hour surgery at AIIMS
Author: 0 Twins joined at head separated in 16-hour surgery at AIIMS

Twenty surgeons and 10 anaesthesiologists worked in shifts on the task of sundering Jagga and Balia, two-and-a-half-year-old boys from Kandhamal, Odisha, who were joined at the back of their heads, shared a key vein, and had what doctors call an "interdigitated brain".

Author: 0 ACIP recommends 3rd MMR vaccine dose amid outbreaks

The performance is expected to be an improvement over Zostavax, the now licensed shingles vaccine produced by Merck. In a news release today, Thomas Breuer, senior vice president and chief medical officer at GSK Vaccines, said GSK developed Shingrix specifically to overcome age-related decline in immunity.

Author: 0 More Precise Gene Editing Tools Are In The Making

University of California, San Francisco scientists "blunted" CRISPR so it could target the 98% of the human genome that does not directly code for proteins. "But having a machine is an important starting point", he said ahead of publication. All of the editing took place on human cells in the laboratory, but they were not implanted and had to be destroyed.

Medicine Cameron Maybin wins free tacos for everyone across the nation
Author: 0 Cameron Maybin wins free tacos for everyone across the nation

Get more details on Taco Bell's website . One of those reasons was not America winning free tacos via stolen base, but, hey, that happened, too. Taco Bell is giving away FREE Doritos Locos Tacos on Wednesday, November 1 from 2 pm - 6 pm! In the decade that Taco Bell has been making this deal with America, they've only had to deliver five times, but Maybin just upped that number to six.

Medicine Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Schedule your screening now
Author: 0 Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Schedule your screening now

Researchers studied more than 1,000 women in a US military health system who had a 20 percent or greater lifetime risk of breast cancer due to genetics or personal or family history. However, there are no studies that directly demonstrate that the more a person drinks, the greater the risk factor. However due to the low amount of hormones in birth control pills today, the risk is relatively small.

Medicine Kingpin Of Fake Stamp Paper Scam, Abdul Karim Telgi, Dies In Bengaluru
Author: 0 Kingpin Of Fake Stamp Paper Scam, Abdul Karim Telgi, Dies In Bengaluru

Telgi, 57, who was convicted in four fake stamp paper cases and was sentenced to life in the Central Prison in Bengaluru , was moved to the Victoria Hospital 11 days ago. However, he had multiple cases pending against him across India. Telgi had suffered from diabetes and hypertension for over 20 years. A few months back, he made headlines after Karnataka's former DIG (Prisons) D Roopa in a letter to the DG (Prisons) alleged that Adbul Karim Telgi was being given VIP treatment by the ...

Author: 0 The Retreat Offers Free Treatment to Raise Awareness On Mental Health

Titled Thriving at Work , the report suggests that mental health problems cost United Kingdom businesses up to £42bn a year in lost productivity, and could see 300,000 people with long-term conditions lose their jobs. Services range in nature from awareness training for employees and managers, critical incident support and crisis management, and a full spectrum of treatments for common mental health issues.

Author: 0 Infant seat catches fire; Fisher-Price issues recall on overheating motion seats

The review includes Fisher-Price Soothing Motion Seats with display numbers CMR35, CMR36, CMR37, DYH22 and Smart Connect Soothing Motions Seats with demonstrate number CMR39. "The seat bounces, sways, or bounces and sways together", the website states. It also vibrates, plays 10 songs, plays nature sounds, and has a mobile that hangs overhead.

Medicine US Reps Pass
Author: 0 US Reps Pass "Harshest Sanctions Ever" Against North Korea

On September 11, in response to missile launches by North Korea, the UN Security Council unanimously adopted its toughest resolution yet against North Korea. The Warmbier family welcomed the decision and said that it is " extremely grateful " for naming it in honor of their deceased son. The bill has been sent to the Senate.

Medicine Boko Haram: 8 Nigerian soldiers killed in insurgency attack
Author: 0 Boko Haram: 8 Nigerian soldiers killed in insurgency attack

Channels TV reports that a top security source who begged to be anonymous said that eight soldiers including an officer and a civilian were killed in the attack. Nigeria's air force says that it believes it has killed one of the wives of Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau in an airstrike. "The first Alpha Jet aircraft attacked the settlement with bombs, which destroyed the targeted structures and caused fire around the structures where the BHTs were hiding, sending a few survivors scampering ...

Author: 0 What you need to know about the plague

The plague wiped out almost one third of Europe's population in the 13th and 14th centuries, a pandemic dubbed the Black Death. It was known as the "Black Death" during the fourteenth century, causing more than 50 million deaths in Europe. Symptoms of the plague include sudden and severe fevers, body aches, vomiting and nausea. The most common, but less risky form of the plague is the bubonic plague, causing "inflamed lymph nodes, which can then turn to puss-filled, open sores if the ...

Medicine Letter to the editor: National Football League players are exercising their rights
Author: 0 Letter to the editor: National Football League players are exercising their rights

Another suggestion for all those who don't like the kneelers: let's close the concession stands and restrooms five minutes before the anthem is played so that everyone can stand at attention. This is a reversal of the same question from September 2016, when 52 percent indicated that players should stand, while 43 percent said they should not be required to stand.

Medicine Pennsylvania man tackles armed bank robber
Author: 0 Pennsylvania man tackles armed bank robber

John Ryall , left, was later identified as the robber in the surveillance footage. The unlikely hero Sakosky manages a nearby hotel, with one of his colleagues describing him as "just a normal guy". "You know, it's actually nice to know that we have a community that's willing to help out". He wasn't there but his employees say they were both shocked and proud of what he did.

Medicine Higher childhood Vitamin D levels may cut diabetes risk
Author: 0 Higher childhood Vitamin D levels may cut diabetes risk

Norris, who works with the University of Colorado Anschutz, said in a release from the college that there's been controversy for years regarding the relationship between vitamin D levels, IA and the development of type 1 diabetes . However, associations between vitamin D levels and islet autoimmunity have been inconsistent. Examples of ongoing research supported by the center include several projects to build an artificial pancreas, build an atlas of human pancreas cells, research the ...

Medicine Flesh-eating bacteria from Harvey claims another area victim working to rebuild Houston
Author: 0 Flesh-eating bacteria from Harvey claims another area victim working to rebuild Houston

Health officials say the death this month of a 31-year-old Galveston man is the result of Hurricane Harvey because he was doing fix work to clean up from the storm when he contracted a flesh-eating bacterial infection. Zurita's death has led Galveston County Health District officials push for more awareness of the disease. Proper wound treatment is the key to preventing infections like these, Keiser and the CDC advise.