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Medicine 'Man flu' may be real, Canadian doctor argues
Author: 0 'Man flu' may be real, Canadian doctor argues

He said evidence suggests they really are more likely to be left bedbound by their illness. So, he performed a literature search, using combinations of terms such as "man/male, "woman/female", "flu", "viral" "difference". And some evidence supports men suffering more from viral respiratory illness than women because they have a less robust immune system. Another American study also found that, all things being equal, men seem to face a higher risk for actually dying from the flu than women.

Medicine Association reject scrapping of SARS over alleged harassment
Author: 0 Association reject scrapping of SARS over alleged harassment

However, there was a protest by another set of Nigerians to counter the #EndSARS protest but reports have it that those protesters were allegedly paid by Nigerian police. They walked to the Government House, Port Harcourt where they called for the scrapping of SARS. The National Secretary of the Committee for the Defence of Human Rights, Folarin Olayinka, said the IGP should not be intimidated by the #EndSARS campaign.

Medicine CBSE practical exams from January 16
Author: 0 CBSE practical exams from January 16

As per media reports, dates for the theory exams will be released soon. It has been also instructed that the scores of the practical board exams should be uploaded on the official portal by February 25. Still, the final written exam date sheet has not surfaced online. As many as 10,98,891 candidates (6,38,865 boys and 4,60,026 girls ) from 10,678 schools registered for the CBSE Class 12 examinations this year.

Medicine Drug lowers harmful Huntington's disease proteins in humans, according to research
Author: 0 Drug lowers harmful Huntington's disease proteins in humans, according to research

Tabrizi said the results were of "ground-breaking importance" to Huntington's disease patients and their families. Normally this contains the instructions for making a protein, called huntingtin, which is vital for brain development. The success in the early-stage clinical trial has prompted Roche (ROG.S) to exercise its option to licence the product, called IONIS-HTT (Rx), at a cost of $45 million.

Medicine Air India's Bhubaneswar-Bangkok direct flight flagged off
Author: 0 Air India's Bhubaneswar-Bangkok direct flight flagged off

Chandigarh on Monday got direct air connectivity to Southeast Asian region as the first flight from Bangkok to the City Beautiful landed here, followed by a return flight which took off from the global airport here. Tourism Minister Ashok Panda, Bhubaneswar MP Prasanna Patsani, Bhubaneswar Mayor Ananta Jena, Bhubaneswar MLAs, Chief Secretary AP Padhi and other senior officials were present on the occasion.

Medicine Katie Holmes and daughter Suri introduce Taylor Swift at Jingle Ball
Author: 0 Katie Holmes and daughter Suri introduce Taylor Swift at Jingle Ball

It was an evening stuffed with guests both expected and unexpected at MSG. Taylor Swift rocks out at Z100 New York's iHeartRadio Jingle Ball. Earlier this year, Katie opened up about wanting to give Suri a "normal" childhood, saying: "My child is the most important person to me, and her upbringing is paramount to my work right now".

Medicine France orders major recall of baby milk over salmonella fears
Author: 0 France orders major recall of baby milk over salmonella fears

Some were also destined for regional markets, including Africa and Asia. It sells its baby milk in packets ranging from 350-950 grams which are marketed globally under a host of brand names, including Milumel, Picot and Celi. Lactalis spokesman spoke of a "probable cause of contamination on one of our drying towers (from the Craon plant) in the period from 1 to 6 May". The French economic ministry has published a list of 620 batches of Lactalis products that have been recalled and banned for ...

Medicine Raiders' Cooper could return Sunday
Author: 0 Raiders' Cooper could return Sunday

While offensive coordinator Todd Downing and coach Jack Del Rio have not volunteered that they were limiting Lynch's carries earlier in the season, the facts have born that out. Wide receivers Michael Crabtree and Amari Cooper return to action after missing one game against the NFL's No. 30 ranked defense overall (382.2 yards per game allowed) and No.

Medicine David Mueller Uses $1 Sacagawea Coin To Pay Off Taylor Swift Lawsuit
Author: 0 David Mueller Uses $1 Sacagawea Coin To Pay Off Taylor Swift Lawsuit

He previously said he would sent a Sacagawea coin as it features a prominent Native American Woman in a jab at the "Blank Space" singer, who previously hailed her court victory a win for all women. That's obviously no small task, and for Mueller to undermine that is risky. In the story, Swift said she had not yet received the dollar; she said "that act of defiance is symbolic in itself".

Medicine Weather warning for Shropshire with snow and ice forecast
Author: 0 Weather warning for Shropshire with snow and ice forecast

The storm is also expected to bring to an end the mild weather seen in recent days, with plummeting temperatures, snow and blizzard conditions forecast for parts of Britain later this week. Many parts of Aberdeenshire and Scotland's mountain ranges, including the Cairngorms and Glen Coe, have already seen heavy snow falls in recent weeks.

Author: 0 Edgewood Management LLC Sells 2000 Shares of Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY)

Four analysts have provided estimates for SYSCO's earnings, with estimates ranging from $0.69 to $0.73. This is an increase from Sysco's previous quarterly dividend of $0.33. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 406,725 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $21,133,431.

Medicine Atiku Abubakar arrives PDP convention in Abuja
Author: 0 Atiku Abubakar arrives PDP convention in Abuja

The convention was finally declared opened by the Chairman of the National Caretaker Committee, Senator Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi at exactly 12: 23 PM, following the late arrival of party chieftains. The party said it has been reliably informed of a plot by the ruling party to suppress its influence by arresting some of its key members before the convention.

Medicine Vermont health officials say could be rough flu season
Author: 0 Vermont health officials say could be rough flu season

State health officials report influenza, or flu, activity is increasing in some areas of the state, with outbreaks being reported at some long-term care facilities. Flu shots are available in many different locations such as public health nursing offices, retail stores and medical clinics. "There is something to keep in mind-flu shots do take about two weeks to start doing their job for you".

Medicine Swansea climb out of bottom spot after West Brom win
Author: 0 Swansea climb out of bottom spot after West Brom win

Swansea dropped to the bottom of the table after last weekend's 2-1 defeat by Stoke City, with Clement admitting emotions boiled over in the dressing room after the match. "I think we deservedly took the lead, it wasn't easy and we had to really fight for it and then we had a nervous moment right after we scored when they got a good cross in and a header over the bar".

Medicine Eight inches of snow and 70mph to hit United Kingdom this weekend
Author: 0 Eight inches of snow and 70mph to hit United Kingdom this weekend

Warnings of strong winds threatening power cuts, delays for heavy-duty vehicles on roads and tidal surges along coastlines have also been issued for Sunday. Some 18,000 homes were reconnected yesterday, according to Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks. Elsewhere freezing temperatures are expected overnight and into Sunday morning, down to as low as -12C (10F), meaning that fallen snow will fail to clear before the arrival of further heavy showers.

Medicine This Starving Polar Bear Broke a Photographer's Heart
Author: 0 This Starving Polar Bear Broke a Photographer's Heart

National Geographic photographer Paul Nicklen captured the sad sight on video and posted it online December 5. The tired and emaciated animal eventually lies back down, exhausted from his fruitless hunt. Nicklen also says that the urge to intervene did cross his mind - but, equipped only with his camera, there was nothing he could do. 'The simple truth is this - if the Earth continues to warm, we will lose bears and entire polar ecosystems.