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Those receiving the drug reported migraines having a reduced impact on their everyday lives, being able to better complete activities such as getting ready for the day, doing household chores or activities requiring concentration. They were then given a high dose of the drug for a period of six months, and the researchers noted a significant improvement in their condition. In contrast, the placebo group saw a 2.5-day reduction in headache days per month.
  • World Malaria Report 2017

    World Malaria Report 2017

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    Ninety per cent of malaria cases and deaths occur in Africa, said the WHO . Nigeria, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Burkina Faso and India accounted for 58 per cent of all malaria deaths globally. Alonso worries that governments and donors have become complacent about malaria, given that deaths from the disease fell by an estimated 62 percent between 2000 and 2015.
  • Philip Morris International Inc. (PM)

    Philip Morris International Inc. (PM)

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    M Kraus And owns 1,850 shares. Hourglass Capital Ltd Co stated it has 2.25% in Philip Morris International Inc. Adell Harriman & Carpenter Inc sold 493 shares as Philip Morris Intl Inc (PM)'s stock rose 10.69%. Salient Trust Company Lta increased General Electric Co (NYSE:GE) stake by 204,981 shares to 344,308 valued at $9.30M in 2017Q2. Karp Capital Mngmt Corp invested in 0.85% or 14,554 shares.
  • Paytm Payments Bank launched

    Paytm Payments Bank launched

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    Dismissing rumours of loan waiver for big corporates, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said the government has been taking firm action against defaulters and is making efforts to make "mazboor" banks "mazboot" by recapitalising them.
  • Lifestyle link to cancer rate

    Lifestyle link to cancer rate

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    The research showed that being overweight was responsible for nearly twice as many cancers as diabetes - 544,300 versus 280,100 cases. If obesity and type 2 diabetes rates continue to rise, the two conditions could be responsible for up to 30 per cent of cancers around the world in 2035, researchers predict.
  • Africans are being sold at Libyan slave markets. Thanks, Hillary Clinton

    Africans are being sold at Libyan slave markets. Thanks, Hillary Clinton

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    In the grainy mobile footage, unidentified men are offered up as a group of "big strong boys for farm work". The men were eventually sold for about $400 each, CNN reported. About week ago, CNN published a report on modern slavery in Libya , featuring a video that reportedly was shot in August. According to a UN News Centre report , two UN agency chiefs addressed the Security Council, Tuesday, saying that the UN is stepping up its efforts to put an end to the abuse faced by migrants and ...
  • Calif. police searching for a missing inmate with a full-face skull tattoo

    Calif. police searching for a missing inmate with a full-face skull tattoo

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    The search for Hughes began about 1:30 p.m. after his work crew notified the Sheriff's Department of his disappearance. The impatient Hughes was scheduled for release in just a few months - February 6. 'Sheriff's Special Teams are working to return him back to our facility'. Anyone with information about Hughes' whereabouts should contact the sheriff's office at 209-468-4400.
  • Time from HIV infection to diagnosis improves in US: CDC

    Time from HIV infection to diagnosis improves in US: CDC

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    The U.S. recommended testing all people aged 13 to 64 years old for HIV at least once in their lifetime, and people at higher risk for HIV at least annually. Among different groups, heterosexual men at higher risk went the longest between infection and diagnosis, a median of almost five years, and Asians had almost twice the delay of whites at 4.2 years.
  • Regulator allows pharmacies to sell Viagra without prescription

    Regulator allows pharmacies to sell Viagra without prescription

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    The Guardian said the pills would be sold in a four-tablet and eight-tablet pack for £19.99 and £39.99 . The move comes after authorities assessed the safety of Viagra and following public consultation. Good news for all the men in the UK. It will now be up to pharmacists to decide whether the treatment - indicated for men 18 and over - is appropriate and to consult with the individual.
  • As scarlet fever cases rise, baffled researchers investigate

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    Parents have been urged to be aware of the symptoms and to contact their GP immediately if they are anxious their child is infected. Scarlet fever is not a reportable disease in the United States, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention does not track the condition, the website STAT reported .
  • FDA: Don't feed bone treats to dogs

    FDA: Don't feed bone treats to dogs

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    Some of the illnesses reported by owners and veterinarians include gastrointestinal obstruction, choking, vomiting, diarrhea, cuts and wounds in the mouth or on the tonsils, bleeding from the rectum, and/or death. WZTV reports the FDA did not identify any specific brands of dog treats in its warning. Supervise your dog when it's chewing on a treat. Pet owners should also not feed their pets real bones (such as leftover bones from their chicken or turkey), as these can also cause injury.
  • It's Final: The health benefits of drinking coffee outweigh the risks

    It's Final: The health benefits of drinking coffee outweigh the risks

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    Our research group has an interest in liver conditions. In addition, consumption of large amounts of coffee appeared to confer protections regarding some cancers as compared to those who drank much less. Drinking coffee and the liver in our body are linked together like inks between coffee drinking and cirrhosis and another at coffee drinking and cancer of the liver .
  • After no show at IFFI, Sanal's film to be screened at IFFK

    After no show at IFFI, Sanal's film to be screened at IFFK

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    The government-sponsored festival's decision comes days after the Kerala High Court directed IFFI and the Information and Broadcasting ministry to screen the globally-acclaimed film once the jury watched its certified version. Reacting to the development, Sanal said it is not about a film anymore. The Best Actor (Female) award went to Parvathy T.K. for her portrayal of a nurse who wages a battle for the release of her husband held hostage by the rebel army in war-torn Iraq in Mahesh ...
  • Lil Peep's Death: Fentanyl-Laced Drugs May Have Played a Role

    Lil Peep's Death: Fentanyl-Laced Drugs May Have Played a Role

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    One message read: "GBC [Lil Peep] high af [sic] because of me and my friend lol [sic]". Now, cops believe that the rapper may have ingested fentanyl-laced drugs prior to his death , TMZ reports. At the time, Tuscon Police put his death down to a likely overdose of Xanax. Just hours before, the rapper posted a video on Instagram stated he had taken six Xanax.
  • Antonio Conte reveals how Blues can catch Manchester City

    Antonio Conte reveals how Blues can catch Manchester City

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    Pep Guardiola was able to bring in Benjamin Mendy, Kyle Walker, Bernardo Silva, Ederson and Danilo at great expense in the off-season. "They can do this also in January maybe, in the future". "I can tell you who are the players not available", the Italian told a news conference on Tuesday. "For sure, it's always important for every team to have all the players available.
  • Ousted Zimbabwean finance minister denied bail

    Ousted Zimbabwean finance minister denied bail

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    Ousted Zimbabwean finance minister Ignatius Chombo, who is facing corruption charges has been denied bail , and will be detained in custody until his case is heard on December the 8th. Dr Chombo appeared before Harare magistrate, Mr Elisha Singano, while Chipanga appeared before magistrate, Ms Josephine Sande. "We are hopeful that the High Court will show independence", Madhuku said.
  • Geneva Peace Talks Might Start Before Arrival of Syrian Regime

    Geneva Peace Talks Might Start Before Arrival of Syrian Regime

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    U.N. Syria mediator Staffan de Mistura said Monday the Syrian government had not yet confirmed that it would attend the talks. There was no immediate word about the government's delegation to the talks. He said he expects the government's participation "particularly in light of president Assad's commitment to (Russian) President (Vladimir) Putin when they met in Sochi".
  • Buhari sympathises with Oyegun over Atiku's exit

    Buhari sympathises with Oyegun over Atiku's exit

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    Although the President did not mention the name of any politician, he was definitely referring to Atiku who announced his resignation from the APC on Friday. He said, "The PDP has become a bride; everyone wants to become a part of a winning party". According to him, "He is one of the founders of the party and we have been looking for him to return to the party; we have been discussing with him for months before this development".
  • Big Tobacco's Anti-Smoking Ads Begin After Decade Of Delay

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    The agreement affects Altria, Philip Morris USA, Lorillard and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco, according to the Justice Department, which gave a heads-up about the coming campaign this week. Ads that inform the public about the dangers of cigarette smoking will become more widespread, but health advocates aren't the ones behind it. Ads with these statements hit the major television networks and newspapers this weekend, but they are not being placed by the American Cancer Society or other health groups.
  • Bobby Wagner, Seahawks defense take care of business against 49ers

    Bobby Wagner, Seahawks defense take care of business against 49ers

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    That impression was short-lived, as it soon became clear that the 49ers were headed back to their losing ways which have defined their season. Seattle's pass rush was in C.J. Garoppolo also scrambled for yardage and completed another pass before throwing the scoring strike to Murphy. The game was close until the third quarter, when the 49ers drove for a field goal to come within 7-6.
  • Indiana Nurse Says Every White Male Baby Should Be Killed

    Indiana Nurse Says Every White Male Baby Should Be Killed

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    Ouch. Didn't take long for the hospital to find and identify Taiyesha Baker, considering her Twitter profile included her photo and her Twitter handle was "night nurse". A nurse in IN is out of a job after suggesting on Twitter that the sons of white women "be sacrificed to the wolves", hospital officials said. According to public records, Baker's most recent nursing license went into effect on October 30 and expires October 31, 2019.
  • SC junks woman's plea claiming to be Jayalalithaa's daughter

    SC junks woman's plea claiming to be Jayalalithaa's daughter

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    Similarly records of the protocol list from 1996 to 2016 would reveal that Amrutha used to frequently visit Jayalalithaa in Chennai. However, this is not the first time that somebody has claimed that he or she is the offspring of Jayalalithaa, who never married and her private life was a hushed up affair.
  • Indian Man Complaining Of Food Poisoning Had Nails, Coins In His Stomach

    Indian Man Complaining Of Food Poisoning Had Nails, Coins In His Stomach

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    In a rare surgery, doctors in Madhya Pradesh's Rewa district removed a chain, as many as 263 coins and shaving blades - a total of 5 kilograms of iron objects - from a man's the stomach. While the mental health of the man has been questioned, he may well have suffered from severe depression, doctors say. Khan was said to have worked as a three-wheeler driver and would often swallow coins as a habit, which were given to him by his customers, according to the doctors.
  • Arvind Kejriwal hits out at BJP as AAP marks five years

    Arvind Kejriwal hits out at BJP as AAP marks five years

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    He said BJP "accomplished in three years what Pakistan's intelligence agency, ISI , could not achieve in 70 years". Kejriwal was speaking at the Aam Aadmi Party's National Conference at the Ramlila Maidan in New Delhi on the occasion of the AAP's fifth anniversary.
  • Tharoor bats for resuming India-Pakistan cricketing ties

    Tharoor bats for resuming India-Pakistan cricketing ties

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    India has refused to play any bilateral cricket with Pakistan due to strained relations. Camping in the valley from last many days, Dhoni during his stay met youth related to sports and also students of army school. On the same occasion, when asked whether India should resume cricketing ties with Pakistan, the 36-year-old said, "When we talk about cricket, in most people's opinion it is a sport, but when it comes to India and Pakistan series, it is much more than that".
  • Flies Can Cause Severe Gut and Tummy Infections That Previously Thought

    Flies Can Cause Severe Gut and Tummy Infections That Previously Thought

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    These flies are often exposed to harmful diseases because they dine on carrion and feces, moving from one place to the next and bringing substances from those places along with them. "[The study] will really make you think twice about eating that potato salad that's been sitting out at your next picnic", said Professor Donald Bryant.
  • Defence minister, additional secretary to leave for Saudi Arabia tomorrow

    Defence minister, additional secretary to leave for Saudi Arabia tomorrow

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    Held under the theme "Allied Against Terrorism", the Islamic Military Counter Terrorism Coalition (IMCTC) meeting was opened by Saudi Crown Prince and Defense Minister Mohamed bin Salman. "The meeting marks the official launch of the IMCTC and strengthens the cooperation and integration of member countries in the coalition", the statement reads.
  • Why Christmas trees are more expensive this year

    Why Christmas trees are more expensive this year

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    A real Christmas tree will be costing you more money this year - about 25 percent more. "Good needle retention for moisture. if the conditions are wetter, then the needles will stay a lot longer". He said this isn't the first time there's been a shortage, but this year there are even fewer than previous years. Largent helps grow the trees and says, while they're aware of the shortage May Tree Farm has plenty at the Capitol Market.
  • Schizophrenics can stop hearing voices by confronting avatars

    Schizophrenics can stop hearing voices by confronting avatars

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    Confronting an avatar on a computer screen helped patients hearing voices to cope better with hallucinations, a United Kingdom trial has found. A quarter of patients with schizophrenia continue to experience voices even after receiving pharmacological treatment and cognitive behavioural therapy .
  • Kevin Durant (ankle) ruled out for Saturday

    Kevin Durant (ankle) ruled out for Saturday

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    In scoring 21 points against the Thunder , Durant showed no perceptible limp. Kerr doesn't believe the problem is a huge concern for his star small forward but wants to exercise caution moving forward. "But then he got a little sore afterwards", Kerr said. However, if the National Basketball Association wasn't making star player rest a point of emphasis, would they have still played him? The absence of Durant, though, didn't make a difference to the defending champions at all against one ...
  • Donnell Segalas Purchases 9800 Shares of Annaly Capital Management Inc (NLY) Stock

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    The stock increased 0.55% or $0.07 on November 22, reaching $11.88. Foster & Motley Inc decreased Annaly Capital Management ( NLY ) stake by 34.48% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Annaly Capital Management's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 48.00%. Therefore 82% are positive. The other 2, though not evenly; between analysts who think you should buy Annaly Capital Management, Inc .
  • Modi meets Sri Lankan Prime Minister

    Modi meets Sri Lankan Prime Minister

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    Later, the visiting leader will also call on President Ram Nath Kovind. In every meeting attention was focused on the strengthening the relations between the two countries, the Premier said. India on Thursday reiterated its firm commitment to partner with Sri Lanka on projects of mutual interest. "India is keen to strengthen the economic pillar of its relationship with Sri Lanka.
  • IAF's trainer aircraft crashes, pilot ejects safely

    IAF's trainer aircraft crashes, pilot ejects safely

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    A Kiran trainer aircraft of the Indian Air Force ( IAF ) crashed on Friday after taking off from Hakimpet station in Telangana . According to police commissioner V Shiva Kumar, "The lone women pilot survived as she ejected herself before the crash".
  • Police seek death penalty for wife of ex-PDP chairman's son

    Police seek death penalty for wife of ex-PDP chairman's son

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    Sanda allegedly stabbed her husband in the neck, chest and genitals on Saturday while he slept at their home in Maitama, Abuja. The defendant, through her lawyer Mr. Covering her face with a veil, Maryam, wept profusely in the court, and prevented journalists from taking direct pictures of her face. He explained that "to assist the Police with their ongoing investigation, some persons have been invited for questioning on the matter".
  • Scientists stunned to discover what really causes cancer

    Scientists stunned to discover what really causes cancer

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    Researchers with the American Cancer Society looked at data on cancer incidence and deaths, finding that 42 percent of all cancer cases in the United States -- and almost half of all cancer deaths - are linked to preventable risk factors like cigarette smoking , exposure to secondhand smoke, excess body weight, alcohol intake and dietary choices.
  • Mike Leach delivers impassioned rant about the perils of getting married

    Mike Leach delivers impassioned rant about the perils of getting married

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    But see, "I don't care" is not satisfactory at all. Yeah, strawberry shortcake would be good. "So you're going to get caught in a catch 22". The Washington State football coach is one of the most outspoken figures in all of sports, and he's got opinions on everything, from mascots to Halloween candy to, apparently, marriage.
  • Mubi killings: We 'll secure state from Boko Haram menace

    Mubi killings: We 'll secure state from Boko Haram menace

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    Another Tuesday attack carried out by militias on the Fulani settlements in Numan left 30 people dead. President Muhammadu Buhari tweeted that he was "saddened by the very cruel and dastardly suicide bombing attack". The devastating attack, believed to have taken place last week, saw the group's fighters using military equipment apparently captured by Boko Haram during a failed military operation on the terror group's stronghold in Sambisa Forest on November 10.
  • Saudi-led coalition to lift blockade on United Nations aid to Yemen

    Saudi-led coalition to lift blockade on United Nations aid to Yemen

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    Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman accused its regional rival Iran of supplying the missile, but Iranian President Hassan Rouhani denied arming the Houthis and said the attack was a "reaction" by Yemenis to coalition air strikes. Allied with Yemeni strongman Ali Abdullah Saleh, the Iran-backed Houthi rebels control the capital Sanaa along with much of northern Yemen . Government-controlled air and sea ports were allowed to reopen last week .
  • Delhi: 4-yr-old sexually assaults classmate; case registered

    Delhi: 4-yr-old sexually assaults classmate; case registered

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    Describing the plight of their daughter, the parents said that the perpetrator unbuttoned the victims trousers and used a finger and a sharpened pencil to molest her. According to the woman, her daughter told her that a male classmate opened her trousers and touched her undergarments. The parents of the victim have accused the school management of negligence and have also alleged that the principal, a teacher and coordinator did not take any steps even after learning of the incident.