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Judge Throws Out $417 Million Lawsuit Against Johnson & Johnson

Back in August, a Los Angeles jury ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $417 million to Eva Echeverria in a lawsuit that claims the company's talc-based baby powder causes ovarian cancer when used regularly. J&J said declarations by two jurors after the trial showed that three members of the 12-person jury who voted against finding the company liable were improperly excluded from determining damages. Read More »

Rajasthan government: can not seek probe against govt officers or judges


The Congress on Saturday said the ordinance would institutionalise corruption. State president of People's Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL) Kavita Srivastava said the amendments and provisos were to "gag the media" and "clipping" the powers of the magistrate to order an investigation, investigate or take cognisance of complaints against public servants including judges and magistrates. Read More »

Getting Drunk Makes You Speak A Foreign Language Better


And it turns out, people in the study really did speak more fluently after a low dose of alcohol - even when they didn't think so themselves. According to a study , drinking a pint of beer may help you learn the new tongue much better. The amount of alcohol ingested varied on the amount per person, but for a 70kg man it was just under a pint of beer, or around 1.6 standard drinks. Read More »

Harrisonburg races to beat breast cancer


According to the American Cancer Society Cancer Facts & Figures 2017, an estimated 252,710 women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer and 40,610 will die from the disease this year. SWIM Across the Sound raises money to help patients and their families and to help more women get screened for breast cancer. The agency is recognizing the importance of getting the most out of the medical information that is available and making informed decisions. Read More »

Jimbo Fisher confronts taunting fan after Florida State's loss, apologizes in presser


FSU is off to its worst start through six games since 1976, Bobby Bowden's first season. Following a Trumaine Williams interception, Dae Williams put them up by two scores when he went 25 yards around the right end. Louisville's defense is on the hot seat after a third consecutive ACC loss in which it yielded at least 500 yards and 39 points. The quarterback passed for a touchdown and ran for another. Read More »

Georgia lawmaker asks if people with HIV can be 'legally' quarantined


People with HIV should be quarantined , and the US would be safer if they "died more readily", according to former Health Secretary Tom Price's wife and Republican state Representative Betty Price . Pascale Wortley , director of the HIV/AIDS Epidemiology Surveillance Section at the Georgia Department of Public Health. However, Price is not the first Republican to propose quarantining people with HIV. Read More »

Oral Sex Increases the Chances of HPV-Related Cancer Among Men


Prevalence was 14.9 per cent among men who smoked and reported five or more lifetime oral sex partners, compared to less than half that - 7.3 per cent for men who reported five or more lifetime oral sexual partners but did not smoke. They used the number of cases of oropharyngeal cancer and deaths from patients who enrolled to predict cancer risk due to oral HPV infection. Doctors hope that proof of the increased risk caused by the two behaviours helps identify the people who are more at ... Read More »

Pollutants dispersing in Delhi but air quality still bad


In addition, "The sound level data on Deepawali day monitored during last four years reveals that in 2017 the sound level recorded is the lowest at all stations, even in humid atmospheric conditions", said an analysis revealed by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), which is India's nodal pollution watchdog. Read More »

Taylor Swift Drops 3rd Single, "Gorgeous", from Forthcoming Album

Entitled " Gorgeous ", the song will arrive at midnight ET/9PM PT on the night of Thursday, October 19. Sidenote: this is oddly the second time during her Reputation rollout that Swift has seemingly drawn focus to Alwyn's age. (Not to mention West released his own song called " Gorgeous " in 2010, shortly after the VMAs debacle.) If any of this is true, including West's daughter, North, on " Gorgeous " would be a brilliantly maniacal move. Read More »

Get your flu shots early, says Sask. chief medical health officer

Executive Director Glenda Power says they are concerned with the impact limited access to flu shots will have on the public, especially those who are at a higher risk for complications from influenza. In 2009 and 2010, one in two people were vaccinated during a flu pandemic, said Shahab. Influenza can be one less thing we battle this winter. Pharmacists can only immunize adults and children, nine years or older, who have a valid Saskatchewan health card. Read More »

Chelsea Manager Antonio Conte's Excuses Are Wearing Thin With Blues Board


While Silva is determined to move on - having had words with the striker - the Portuguese coach would like more of the same collective effort against Chelsea . Players are not happy with the intensity of his tough sessions as injuries pile up. Back to the present day and Conte is under increasing pressure at Stamford Bridge after three losses in the first eight games of the Prem season. Read More »

Tourist dies as fire destroys landmark Myanmar hotel


Images and video posted to social media Thursday showed towering flames and plumes of smoke rising above the hotel. "The embers floating through the sky looked like hellish snowflakes", he said. "We realized that something was wrong and opened the door and we smelled the smoke and then evacuated immediately", she told the publication. Htoo Group is chaired by business tycoon Tay Za, who, until previous year, was on the list of United States sanctions for his close links to Myanmar's former ... Read More »

'Happy' Fernando Alonso signs F1 McLaren deal extension

Racing director Eric Boullier spoke of his delight that the 36-year-old has agreed to a fourth season with McLaren. Alonso said he only agreed to a continuation of his McLaren contract because he believes the team can offer him a winning auto next year. Read More »

In WiFi networks has revealed a critical vulnerability to hacking


Continue to use "WPA2" because it is still the most secure WiFi protocol now available, according to experts. Meanwhile, Apple said in a statement that "The fix for the KRACK WiFi vulnerability is now in the betas of iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS and will soon be rolled out to customers". Read More »

Philippines´ Duterte says Marawi liberated but battle continues


The Islamic city's 200,000 people, along with tens of thousands of others in nearby towns, abandoned their homes and businesses as the fighting began to rage and crammed evacuation shelters outside Marawi, sparking a humanitarian crisis. The Palace official called on the public to unite as the government vowed to seriously rehabilitate the city. "And of course we have to replace this amount of ordnance from among our stocks and that is the subject of our request for funds right now", he added. Read More »

Myanmar's military accountable for Rohingya crisis

Rex Tillerson, however, stopped short of saying on Wednesday whether the USA would take any action against Myanmar's military leaders over an offensive that has driven more than 500,000 Rohingya out of the country. The UN special adviser on the prevention of genocide, Adama Dieng, and the special adviser on the responsibility to protect, Ivan Simonovic, said the worldwide response to the crisis had been a failure. Read More »

McLaren confirms ultimate road-legal track vehicle is coming


The successor to the P1 doesn't have a name yet, but McLaren will announce it before the end of this year when it will also reveal other details. The new model will come before the much-rumoured and talked about BP23, which will be McLaren's first - and the world's first, according to McLaren - "Hyper-GT" vehicle. Read More »

BTC Capital Management Inc. Boosts Position in US Bancorp (NYSE:USB)

Orrstown Financial Services Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of U.S. Bancorp by 30.4% during the second quarter. Alecta Pensionsforsakring Omsesidigt now owns 2,460,000 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $126,690,000 after purchasing an additional 2,260,000 shares during the last quarter. Read More »

Washington gets REAL ID extension through October 2018


DHS is giving Minnesota until October 10, 2018, to fully implement REAL ID and comply with federal requirements. The United States Department of Homeland Security has granted South Carolina's request for an extension to become REAL ID compliant. Read More »

Case of West Nile Virus confirmed in Upstate, officials say


According to Manitoba Health data, there were three reported human cases of West Nile virus in 2017, compared with 23 cases in 2016. The city reported it can not be determined with certainty that the individual contracted the mosquito-borne infection in the City of Spartanburg, but is following recommendations from the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to prevent future cases of this illness. Read More »

22-year-old Singer Harshita Dahiya Murdered in Panipat village


Her killers fired six-seven bullets on her and she died on the spot. There were three other people with her in the vehicle when two men stopped them and shot her. Reports suggest that the police suspect a gangster related to the singer, who is now in the Tihar Jail in Delhi. The police have registered a case of murder against unknown people and said that an investigation is underway. Read More »

Jefferies Downgrades Rating On Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY)


The Company's NetScaler nCore Technology is an architecture that enables execution of multiple packet engines in parallel. Harbour Capital Advisors LLC now owns 1,189,789 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock worth $21,353,000 after buying an additional 1,168,066 shares during the last quarter. Read More »

What Are Analysts Report About Celgene Corporation (CELG)


Analysts reported that the Price Target for Celgene Corporation might touch $175 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $153.12 and $116 respectively. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, September 15 by Stifel Nicolaus. As per Wednesday, October 5, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. Amer Natl Registered Investment Advisor Incorporated has 0.93% invested in Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG ) for 17,155 shares. Read More »

BJP leader Tejinder Singh Bagga distributes firecrackers among ashram children


Singh said. The RSS does not fully agree with the Supreme Court ban on sale of firecrackers in Delhi and National Capital Region this Diwali , a senior leader said on Saturday. Though schools along with resident welfare associations and those in healthcare/medical sector/community have been carrying out campaigns across India with a view to sensitise people about harmful effects of firecrackers which has also led to growing environmental awareness, a judicious mix of command and ... Read More »

First flu death of the year reported in Yolo County


The virus spreads easily from person to person by direct contact, coughing and sneezing. The flu virus can cause complications, developing into pneumonia or bronchitis, which sometimes result in death. Agency officials note that limited amounts of flu vaccine are available for people who do not have insurance coverage for flu vaccine and are unable to pay for the flu shot. Read More »

Men Should Worry About HPV Too

It is typically spread through vaginal and anal sex and can develop into cancers in the vagina, penis, throat and anus. About 70 percent of oropharyngeal cancers , commonly known as throat cancers, are caused by HPV, according to the National Cancer Institute . Read More »

Drug czar nominee, Rep. Marino, withdrawing his name


We are going to look into the report. Marino sponsored legislation that effectively made it much more hard for DEA to crack down on suspicious narcotic shipments from drug distribution companies, stripping the agency of its authority, the news outlets reported . Read More »

Breast Cancer Awareness Month 5K run at Yokota AB


Advancing age is a risk factor for breast cancer. In 2014, the most recent year for which data is available, breast cancer mortality rates were 41% higher in black women than white women. Among women with hormone receptor-negative disease, blacks had a 49.5% excess risk of death compared to whites. The damage to body cells and risk increases with age. Read More »