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Medicine Positive attitude towards ageing reduces dementia risk
Author: 0 Positive attitude towards ageing reduces dementia risk

The cognitive status of the study participants was assessed by a standard test conducted over the phone. For the study, researchers examined a group of over 4,000 adults aged 60 and above. Previous research by Prof Levy and her colleagues has shown that positive age beliefs can be strengthened. The study is published on the journal PLOS ONE .

Medicine Flu Season On the Rise at UCSB
Author: 0 Flu Season On the Rise at UCSB

Dr. Castellaw says, its still not too late to get one. It is important to mention that there are multiple symptoms that can serve as indications for both the common cold and the flu. People can reduce the spread of the virus by staying home when sick, getting the flu shot and practicing good hand hygiene. "Over in Australia, the statistics were very low, but here it's been about 30 to 33 percent chance you might get the flu".

Author: 0 QUALCOMM, Inc. (QCOM) Holdings Trimmed by AMP Capital Investors Ltd

Qualcomm Inc now has $95.34B valuation. The stock increased 0.95% or $0.61 during the last trading session, reaching $65.01. Relative volume is an indicator that tells traders and investors how recent volume is compared to past trading volumes over a given period.

Medicine New Study on Hot Tea, Alcohol and Esophageal Cancer
Author: 0 New Study on Hot Tea, Alcohol and Esophageal Cancer

Jun Lv, a professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at Peking University and a lead author of the study told CNN . Most people in the USA typically drink their tea - and coffee - at a temperature that seems unlikely to cause esophageal cancer, according to an editorial by two cancer researchers that was published alongside the study in the same journal.

Medicine High school graduation rates for 2017 show 1.2% year-over-year increase
Author: 0 High school graduation rates for 2017 show 1.2% year-over-year increase

While almost 95 percent of students in more affluent districts graduated in four years, the average graduation rate for Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse and Yonkers combined was 64 percent. The District held onto last year's gains, slowly improving on them through the New Education Bargain (NEB). "Our kids are graduating high school and going to college at record rates, while dropping out less than ever before", Mayor Bill de Blasio said in a prepared statement.

Medicine European Union wants to restrict single market access to UK
Author: 0 European Union wants to restrict single market access to UK

While the expectation among those involved in the process is that more meetings will be needed in the coming weeks to fully finalize the government's position, other Whitehall officials insisted on Tuesday night the progress of the meetings could not be judged in advance.

Medicine Oswego County reports two flu deaths
Author: 0 Oswego County reports two flu deaths

MI health officials have confirmed the state's first flu-related child death of the season. Since October, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have recorded more than 14,000 people hospitalized nationally with influenza and 53 pediatric deaths.

Medicine Las Vegas man charged in death of his infant daughter
Author: 0 Las Vegas man charged in death of his infant daughter

The first shooting was January 29 in a gas station-grocery store parking lot, police said. Police say a caller from the residence on Lingo Street north of West Cheyenne reported at 2 p.m. A few hours later, a second victim was shot in front of a shopping center. The fourth victim - a homeless man - was shot and killed while he was sleeping under a bridge, police said.

Medicine Opioid Alternative Kratom Is Actually an Opioid Itself, FDA Warns
Author: 0 Opioid Alternative Kratom Is Actually an Opioid Itself, FDA Warns

A few months ago, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA ) warned people about the risks associated with the herbal substance kratom. Now, FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb has gone a step further by releasing what the agency says is strong evidence that kratom compounds are themselves opioids .

Medicine Flake To Trump: 'Treason Is Not A Punchline'
Author: 0 Flake To Trump: 'Treason Is Not A Punchline'

Democrats largely remained seated and didn't give Donald Trump the standing ovations that the Republicans did, even as the president frequently gestured to the Democrats while saying something he thought they should stand up for. Nancy Pelosi and Sens. He asked several people in attendance to describe what they'd use the money for, including a worker who said he planned to start a family and buy a larger house.

Medicine Philippines immunisation rates plummet amid Dengue vaccination scare
Author: 0 Philippines immunisation rates plummet amid Dengue vaccination scare

Sanofi Pasteur has turned down the Philippine Department of Health's request to refund it for used dengue shots worth over $30 million, saying that would imply the vaccine doesn't work, when in fact, it does. Dengue or haemorrhagic fever, the world's most common mosquito-borne virus, infects an estimated 390 million people in more than 120 countries each year, killing more than 25,000, according to the World Health Organisation.

Medicine Lawmakers push for laundry pod law amid social media challenge
Author: 0 Lawmakers push for laundry pod law amid social media challenge

The increase is likely due to the Tide Pod challenge , a risky viral trend in which teenagers bite into or eat the laundry pods while recording themselves on social media. "When my daughter was a toddler I was doing my laundry". "They're squishy, they smell sweet, and they look like gummy bears", said state Sen. The Democratic legislators are introducing bills that would require detergent pods to be all one color, be individually wrapped and include warning labels on each pod.

Medicine Alabama Sues OxyContin Manufacturer Purdue Pharma
Author: 0 Alabama Sues OxyContin Manufacturer Purdue Pharma

The lawsuit claims the manufacturer created a deceptive marketing campaign that misled patients and about the benefits of the drugs and risks of addiction. As a result, it is estimated that nearly 30,000 of our residents over age 17 are dependent upon heroin and prescription painkillers. Marshall said he anticipates the lawsuit will eventually be transferred to OH where multi-district litigation is ongoing.

Medicine Zimbabwe's Tsvangirai critically ill in SA - party source
Author: 0 Zimbabwe's Tsvangirai critically ill in SA - party source

Tsvangirai in 2016 announced he had colon cancer, and he has come in South Africa for treatment in the past. Some reports say he is in critical condition while his handlers have indicated that he is stable. Last month, Tsvangirai said it was time for the older generation to step back and make way for "new hands". There is chaos in the party as Chamisa and the two other vice presidents Thokozani Khupe and Elias Mudzuri are fighting over the control of the party and the MDC Alliance.

Author: 0 Reviewing the Insider Trends for AbbVie Inc. (ABBV)

If AbbVie fends off Humira lookalikes for a while longer, then investors could be handsomely rewarded. The stock decreased 2.55% or $1.15 during the last trading session, reaching $43.74. Its up 0.18, from 0.96 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 55 investors sold ABBV shares while 640 reduced holdings. 73 funds opened positions while 295 raised stakes.

Author: 0 Stock markets plunge following record United States slump

Australian investors joined in the dramatic four-day-old global sharemarket sell-off on Tuesday, with jumpy traders wiping nearly $60 billion off the value of the ASX 200. bond yields late last week after data showed USA wages increasing at the fastest pace since 2009. Monday's decline of 1,175 points on the Dow was, by far, the biggest point decline in history.

Medicine Cancer vaccine eliminates tumor in mice
Author: 0 Cancer vaccine eliminates tumor in mice

Of the 90 total laboratory mice that were tested, 87 were cured of the cancer. The three that were not completely cured were treated a second time, and their tumors also regressed. Researchers injected tiny amounts of two immune-stimulating agents into the mice's tumors, leading to the "complete obliteration" of cancerous cells.

Medicine Snow falling, wind blowing, temps dropping. Be careful after the game tonight!
Author: 0 Snow falling, wind blowing, temps dropping. Be careful after the game tonight!

As of Monday night , however, weather models indicated that the Parkland will most likely receive some light snow with little to no freezing rain or sleet expected to fall. West wind 7 to 9 miles per hour. Saturday afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 34. One thing you'll also notice Monday morning is the frigid temperatures as we start the morning in the upper teens and lower 20s.