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Medicine Indivior gets green light for monthly opioid-addiction treatment
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Opioid abuse is diagnosed when a person's pattern of opioid use leads to "significant impairment or distress and includes signs and symptoms that reflect compulsive, prolonged self-administration of opioid substances for no legitimate medical objective", or opioids are taken in far higher-than-recommended doses, the agency said in a news release.

Medicine No 'university' tag for deemed varsities: SC
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On November 30, Hindustan Times had reported the directions issued by the UGC to the deemed-to-be universities asking them to drop the word "university" from their names. The Manipal University has reverted back to its old name Manipal Academy of Higher Education about a week ago. The UGC has warned these instituites of necessary action in accordance with the Clause 22.0 of the UGC (Institutions Deemed to be Universities ) Regulations, 2016 which may include "recommending withdrawal ...

Medicine Met Office issues weather warning as snow heads towards London
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The Met Office has issued yellow warnings for snow and ice for this morning, with icy patches and wintry showers making roads, pavements and cycle paths potentially hazardous. A serious level-3 "severe action" warning is in place across northern and western England and a level-2 "alert and readiness" caution remains in place for the rest of the country into the weekend.

Medicine Houthi Rebels Fire a 2nd Ballistic Missile Toward Saudi Arabia
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Earlier last month, US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley accused Iran of supplying Houthi rebels with a missile that was sacked into Saudi Arabia in July, and called for the United Nations to hold Teheran accountable for violating two UN Security Council resolutions.

Medicine Hadiya speaks to parents
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In a recent decision, the SC directed Hadiya to complete her course first before the court looks into letting her rejoin her husband. "Hadiya talked to Jahan for a while from my mobile phone, after I, as the local guardian, asked her whether she was interested in talking or meeting anybody", NDTV quoted Kannan as saying.

Medicine Smartphone addiction can lead to chemical imbalance in brain
Author: 0 Smartphone addiction can lead to chemical imbalance in brain

Compared against normal teens, teenagers with an internet or smartphone addiction experienced increased levels in their anterior cingulate cortex of a neurotransmitter called gamma aminobutyric acid (GABA), which inhibits or slows down brain signals, the researchers said.

Medicine Dinesh Chandimal Takes A Dig At India's Preparations For South Africa Tour
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He also said the second innings hundred in the game was his best among the 19 he has so far constructed in the five-day version. "That's a problem we have had over the last one and half years". If there are any news updates on this match, we will be tweeting about it and posting it on our Facebook page. "So it hurt a lot not to cross the line, but it gave us a lot of confidence as a team that we could win anywhere", the 29-year-old Kohli said at the CNN-News18 Indian of the Year 2017 Award ...

Medicine FDA warns Dog bone treats could be deadly
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has a grim warning for dog lovers thinking of getting a special treat for their pups. The products may be dried through a smoking process or by baking, and may contain other ingredients such as preservatives, seasonings, and smoke flavourings.

Medicine Sanofi expects $120 million hit as dengue vaccine hits major snag
Author: 0 Sanofi expects $120 million hit as dengue vaccine hits major snag

For those who had previously contracted dengue, data showed that Dengvaxia provided persistent protection. The mosquito-spread disease is found in tropical and sub-tropical climates worldwide. For those who have not been previously infected by dengue virus, vaccination should not be recommended, it added. Sanofi noted that between 70% and 90% of people in countries where dengue is endemic will be exposed to the virus at least once by the time they reach adolescence.

Medicine Maina didn't receive salary after dismissal - Adeosun
Author: 0 Maina didn't receive salary after dismissal - Adeosun

Mohammed Katu, counsel to Maina had told the house of representatives ad hoc committee probing his reinstatement that his client was still receiving salary. I take responsibility for whatever the Ministry of Interior has done wrongly with regards to administrative procedure in this matter. "The meeting on the reinstatement of Maina was initiated, directed by us to be conducted by the Office of the Head of Service".

Author: 0 Willis Investment Counsel Grows Holdings in Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY)

Johnson & Johnson now has $374.31B valuation. After staying quite for a long time Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: OXY ) shares have recently been behaving interestingly to keep investors awake. Captrust Advsr has invested 0% in Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: APC ). A 3 analysts rate it as either a buy or a strong buy, while0 believe that investors should either steer clear of PPL or, if they already own its stock, sell it.

Medicine Eagles Safety Malcolm Jenkins Won't Raise Fist During National Anthem Anymore
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If they accept the league's proposal, then the owners would vote to complete the deal at the annual league meetings in March, according to ESPN. "So, if that gets accomplished, we can move on". Jenkins also denied that assertion. "My last communication with Kaepernick was that he was willing to kind of work alongside of us, support us, but in an informal way when it comes to the coalition", Jenkins said.

Medicine OSDH: First Two Flu Deaths Of The Season Reported
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Last year, only nine were hospitalized over the same period. And many of those who do get it will have a shorter course of illness, he said. "Definitely last week, when everyone was out for Thanksgiving and exposed to people coming from out of state and a lot more cold weather, we saw a huge uptick in it", said Remedios.

Medicine Couples less likely to suffer from dementia
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Across the different categories, there was also no detectable difference between men and women in the rates of mental decline. Although dementia isn't entirely preventable, a healthy diet and being physically active may reduce your risk.

Medicine Tiger Woods shoots 69, flashes some old form in Hero World Challenge
Author: 0 Tiger Woods shoots 69, flashes some old form in Hero World Challenge

The former longtime world No. 1 and 14-time major champion shot a 1-under 35 on the front nine with a birdies at the par-5, 572-yard No. 3 and par-3, 216-yard No. Woods is at No. 1,199 in the world, and even if he finishes last, he'll move up more than 200 spots into the top 1,000. Case in point: Golf Channel's Tiger Tracker feed on Twitter tweeted what he would be wearing in Round 1.

Medicine More than half of American kids could be obese by age 35
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Severe obesity is determined by the body-mass index (BMI, the weight in kilograms divided by the square of the height in meters) of 35 or higher in adults and 120 percent or more of the 95th percentile in children. About 6 percent of US children, 4.6 million, already have severe obesity (BMI, 35 or higher). In France, authorities already banned unlimited soda refills in a bid to combat obesity in the country.

Medicine You mutt be kidding: Dogs are smarter than cats, fact
Author: 0 You mutt be kidding: Dogs are smarter than cats, fact

According to the research, raccoons have as many neurons as a primate packed into a brain the size of a cat's, and bears have the same number of neurons as a cat packed into a much larger brain. Carnivores' demanding lives and hunting for food requires more cognitive abilities than their prey, which for the most part rely on the concept of safety in numbers, states the report.

Medicine 84-Year-Old Doctor Loses Medical License After Refusing To Use Computers
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She was reportedly accused of failing to treat a young girl with daily inhaled steroids and leaving the dosage levels of a medication up to her parent. "The system is destroying human relations between the doctor and the patient". "To hold otherwise would be to ignore the process established by the legislature to regulate the practice of medicine in this state".