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Dengvaxia dengue vaccine not distributed in m'sia - health DG

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Ruby Dizon, a medical director at the French firm. PRESIDENTIAL Spokesperson Harry Roque on Sunday, December 3, assured that no severe dengue case has been reported among the children who were given the dengue vaccine. The company said it would ask the authorities in countries where it has been approved for use, including in Singapore, to update their information on the vaccine, and to disseminate it to doctors and patients. Read More »

Kelly Clarkson Says Her Home Was Robbed

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Gomez choked up as she dedicated the award to her friend Francia Raisa , who earlier this year donated a kidney to Gomez, who struggles with lupus. "Honestly, I couldn't be more grateful for the position I've been given in my career from seven to 14 to now". Read More »

Russell Simmons Leaving Def Jam, Other Companies After New Sexual Assault Allegation

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Eventually, Lumet said, she left, although she said she continued to run into Simmons over the years in social settings. He apologized for being "neglectful and uncaring" in some of his connections. The voices of the voiceless, those who have been hurt or shamed, deserve and need to be heard. In Lumet's column she wrote that, "maybe recalling of this incident can be helpful" to other women who have spoken out against Simmons, but realizes there's a lot at stake in coming forward with her ... Read More »

Govt Stopped Paying Maina Salary Since March 2013 - Adeosun

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The minister made this disclosure in Abuja during her appearance before the House of Representatives' ad hoc committee investigating the disappearance, re-appearance, re-instatement and promotion of Maina, according to a statement by Adeosun's special adviser, Media and Communication, Oluyinka Akintunde. Read More »

FDA clears first EKG band for the Apple Watch

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Called SmartRhythm, it uses the watch's heart rate and activity sensors along with AI to evaluate the body's heart rate and physical activity level. EKGs are usually only available in offices and hospitals - and only after a life-threatening event. However, it doesn't seem likely Apple would want to go through the hassle of FDA approval for the Watch, which is a general objective device used for numerous other applications besides getting your heart rate. Read More »

Malayalam actor Abi passes away

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Amrita hospital PRO told TNM that Abi was brought to the hospital at around 10 20 am. Abi, whose real name is Habeeb Ahamed, has acted in over 50 films. He has released more than 300 audio and video casettes of mimicry, of which De Maveli and Onathinidakku Pootu Kachavadam were the biggest hits. Having done several films with him I got to see Abi ikka a lot of late. Read More »

Japanese Emperor to abdicate in April 2019

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The panel, led by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe , announced Friday Akihito, 83, will abdicate on April 30, 2019 , and his 57-year-old son Crown Prince Naruhito will succeed him on May 1. It was last held in 1993 to approve the crown prince's marriage to Masako Owada. Under the post-war constitution in Japan, the emperor, once considered divine, is defined as "the symbol of the state" with no political power. Read More »

'Start of real change': New migraine drug cuts attacks by 50%

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The results of the phase III clinical trial were published November 29, 2017 in the New England Journal of Medicine . A new drug has been found to reduce the frequency and severity of migraine attacks, cutting the duration of migraines by 50% for half of sufferers. Read More »

PM Modi to connect with Mahila Morcha via NM app

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Sources in the BJP said it will be like a live video call and women workers from across the state will be able to ask Modi, who is spearheading his party's massive campaign in the assembly polls, questions directly on the " Narendra Modi " app. Read More »

Health Officials Urge You To Get Your Flu Shot

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Anthony Fauci , director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, and colleagues wrote in a recent paper published in The New England Journal of Medicine . This year's vaccine may have been mismatched for the flu strains that ended up circulating, making the vaccinations ineffective. "As we prepare for a potentially severe influenza season, we must consider whether our current vaccines can be improved", Fauci and his coauthors wrote. Read More »

Tiger Woods shoots 3 under par in return to competitive golf

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The 14-time major victor subsequently underwent spinal fusion surgery in April, his fourth back operation in the space of three years, but for the second year in succession has returned to action in the Bahamas. He made the turn three shots back of the leaders in a star-studded limited field, with Dustin Johnson , Rickie Fowler and Jordan Spieth all at minus-4. Read More »

Uttar Pradesh tops Crime List, Delhi Least Safe among Metros: NCRB

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Earlier, according to Centre's response to Parliament, Uttar Pradesh had topped the list of communal violence incidents in 2016 with 162 incidents reported in which 29 people were killed and 488 injured. With 2.3 per cent share amongst the Metros, Hyderabad ranks 13th in the list, while Delhi tops the list with 25.5 per cent share of crimes and Kanpur lasts with 1.1 per cent. Read More »

Science says dogs are smarter than cats. Take that, cat people

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In a new study from Vanderbilt University , a team of neuroscientists, led by Suzana Herculano-Houzel, analysed the cortical neurons in the brains of carnivorous animals. Researchers also found that the brain of a golden retriever has more neurons than the striped hyena, African lion and brown bear, even though a brown bear has a cortex up to three times larger than a dog. Read More »

United States economic growth revised up to 3.3 pct in Q3

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Meanwhile, consumer spending, which accounts for about 70 percent of USA economic output, grew at an annual pace of 2.3 percent, down from 3.3 percent in the second quarter, and government spending and investment rose for the first time in three quarters, led by an uptick in defense spending. Read More »

High hopes for the Blackcaps against West Indies says Trent Boult

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Reflecting on the same, national selector Gavin Larsen said Worker has been called in the side on the back of his brilliant performances in the first-class cricket over the last few years. West Indies would face a very different challenge than the one they faced on relatively slower pitches of Zimbabwe. It's just a matter of us being patient and sticking to our plans. Read More »

Was Padmavati controversy created only for publicity? Bhansali grilled by MP panel

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There are historians which are also divided on whether the Rani Padmini really existed. The makers of the movie have submitted the three application which includes the latest 3D one, to the Censor Board. A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra dismissed the fresh petition that had sought an order to restrain the producers of the movie from releasing it overseas. Read More »

6% of cancer cases linked to obesity or diabetes

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The two factors accounted for a quarter of liver cancers and more than a third of all endometrial cancers worldwide. " While obesity has been associated with cancer for some time, the link between diabetes and cancer has only been established quite recently ", said lead author Jonathan Pearson-Stuttard, a clinical research fellow at Imperial College London's Faculty of Medicine. Read More »

Florida State frat house beat me up over bad game: 'Noles kicker

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That goes against his claim that he was "jumped", although at one point it looks like several members took him to the ground. On Nov. 26, 2016, Ricky Aguayo missed 2 of 3 field goal attempts for Florida State against Florida. The Democrat obtained the Aguayo police report as part of a public-records request related to the fraternity. Its shell was ripped from its body, according to the police report, and it appeared dead. Read More »

Regulator allows pharmacies to sell Viagra without prescription

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Viagra will be available for sale to the public over the chemist's counter for about £5 a pill from spring next year, after a decision by the medicines regulator. "Erectile dysfunction medicines are a popular target for criminals selling unlicensed and counterfeit medicines", the regular agency said in its announcement. Read More »

HIV Diagnoses Occurring More Quickly, CDC Says

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The preventative drug regimen known as PrEP can also help people significantly reduce the risk of becoming infected. The CDC report was based on HIV surveillance data from all 50 states and more than 20 large cities. Though affecting less than one percent of the population, thus rendering Egypt a low-prevalence country, challenges remain surrounding health education and social stigma about HIV/AIDS. Read More »

Bigg Boss 11: Bandagi Kalra cuts Hina Khan's hair

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Vikas and Priyanka are made the supervisors, while the first leg of the task sees Akash, Arshi, Hina and Luv as the Lilliputs while Shilpa, Puneesh, Bandgi and Hiten are the giants. The image of a homely woman that Hina Khan put on her show Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai, is completely shattered since she participated in the latest season of the reality show Bigg Boss . Read More »

After Kerala HC's nod, censors raise red flag on S Durga

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After watching the movie, IFFI Chairperson Rahul Rawail said, "We have seen the film " S Durga ". The CBFC said the makers can not exhibit the film further until the board reexamines it. Sasidharan today said a majority of members of the Indian Panorama jury have voted in favour of the Malayalam film being screened at the International Film Festival of India, which ends today, but four people on the panel, with three new additions, didn't give their approval. Read More »

Woman passenger, Air India duty manager slap each other at Delhi airport

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She approached manager Pooja, who also expressed her helplessness. The argument between the lady passenger and the airline staffer broke out after the woman arrived late and missed her flight. Later, DNA reported that a 79-year-old cancer patient was denied a wheelchair, after which he and his wife had to wait for two hours at the terminal, before walking out of the airport. Read More »

Some 'bone treats' risky for dogs, FDA says after 15 deaths

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The commercially-available treats mentioned in the reports come under various names, such as "Rib Bones", "Ham Bones", "Pork Femur Bones" and "Smokey Knuckle Bones". Be careful about what your dog can access from the kitchen or the dinner table when you are cooking or eating. Dogs with chew toys or treats should be supervised, the FDA warned. Read More »

Taylor Swift's 'Reputation' Continues To Stay Number One On Billboard Chart

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The sales for Swift's album have also been impressive. The album is already one of the best selling of 2017 and sales don't seem to be slowing down at the moment. Adele's 25 managed to stay on top for 10 consecutive weeks when that album was released nearly two years ago. Swift will now be bringing her " Reputation " tour to the Patriots' home field in Foxborough on July 27 and July 28. Read More »

Bruce Springsteen's Broadway run extended

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Beyond pleasing everyday diehards, this move will also likely satisfy Tony Awards voters - all 850 of them who have yet to be given tickets to the show - and get " Springsteen on Broadway " on the main ballot, which it would not have qualified for otherwise. Read More »

Search Firm: Where does Texas A&M go after firing Kevin Sumlin?

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Scott Woodward made it quite clear this summer that Kevin Sumlin's job was on the line this season. Fisher actually had two chances to address the Texas A&M rumors, at his news conference, and earlier Monday on a radio show. The decision was leaked prior to Texas A&M's season finale against LSU, but there was never any doubt that the Aggies and Sumlin were destined for new directions following the 2017 season. Read More »

'Big Tobacco' Ad Campaign Against Smoking Starts

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Smoking causes heart disease, emphysema, acute myeloid leukemia, and cancer of the mouth, esophagus, larynx, lung, stomach, kidney, bladder, and pancreas . The phrase " here's the truth " was also disputed and blocked, according to AP. Some free speech advocates questioned why tobacco companies were being singled out and not the fast-food industry and candy companies, the Times said. Read More »

Nurse fired 'for tweet claiming white mothers raise terrorists, rapists and racists'

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Online Redditors and Twitter users tracked nurse Taiyesha Baker to Riley Children's Health, an affiliate of Indiana University Health in Indianapolis. It goes on to say that sons of "white women" should be "sacrificed to wolves". The original Twitter account was deleted, but someone else recreated it under the same name with a cartoon image and several tweets pertaining to the incident. Read More »

Markets maintain upward trajectory, gain for 8th consecutive session

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The broader markets outperformed, with the Nifty small cap and mid-cap indices rising 0.51 per cent and 0.61 per cent, respectively. It saw an intra-day movement of 66.95 points. "Amendments in the Insolvency And Bankruptcy Code may put the banking sector again in prime focus again, but it was short covering ahead of the F&O expiry that was giving muscle to the late rise", James said. Read More »

Houseflies could carry hundreds of harmful bacteria

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Has this guy landed on your food? They studied the microbiomes of 116 houseflies and blowflies from three different continents, and what they found was really squalid. Blowflies and houseflies - both carrion fly species - are often found around faeces and decaying organic matter, meaning they are exposed to very unhygienic environments where they can easily pick up bacteria that could be harmful to humans, plants and animals. Read More »