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Flour fortified with folic acid could reduce birth defects, study finds

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Dr. Richards explains folic aid helps with fetal development of the neural tube which ultimately is the brain and the spinal cord. The IOM analysed the results of studies , mainly conducted half a century ago, on individuals with B12 deficiency who had been wrongly treated with folic acid , and claimed that neurological damage tended to occur more frequently in patients treated with higher doses of folic acid . Read More »

ARTBA report reveals 265 'structurally deficient' bridges in Florida

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The report finds that nationwide, there is the equivalent of one structurally deficient rated bridge, on average, for every 27 miles of major highway network. OH identified needed repairs on 1,715 bridges in the state, such as bridge replacement, widening and rehabilitation and deck rehabilitation and/or placement. Read More »

Family: Virginia boy, 7, dies from flu

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Kevin's 9-year-old sister attempted to wake him Sunday, but found that he was cold and not breathing, according to WRIC and WWBT . They are still waiting to hear a report from the Medical Examiner. At this rate, by the end of the season, somewhere around 34 million Americans will have gotten sick from the flu, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday. Read More »

Alabama officials looking into deaths during raging flu season

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There's some evidence to suggest that our "imprinting" isn't as strong when it's done this way through a vaccine, but it is broader coverage against future flus than the protection from a single strain after being sick. Gonzalez says there is still plenty of supplies in Laredo. Secondly, if you get the flu, the next step is to seek early treatment from medical professionals. Read More »

Body clock disruptions may indicate early-stage Alzheimer's

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For some time, it has been understood that patients with Alzheimer's disease also suffer from broken sleep and disrupted circadian rhythms. Dr David Reynolds, chief scientific officer at Alzheimer's Research UK , said: "Studies like this could lay the groundwork for new ways to detect the condition earlier". Read More »

Brain 'pacemaker' for Alzheimer's

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In a medical first, surgeons in the U.S. implanted electrical wires into the frontal lobes of three people to stimulate their brain cells in the same way that a pacemaker regulates electrical activity in the heart. The study, published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease , unveiled that DBS in frontal brain regions can slow down mild or early stage Alzheimer's disease. Read More »

Tally Begins As Ranveer Singh Got His First Award For Padmaavat

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The movie has earned Rs. 114 crores so far. Speaking of Padmaavat's great run at the box-office, Ranveer earlier told in an official statement, "As an artiste, I feel fulfilled". "It took a lot out of me". I saw Khilji as a challenge for me, as an actor. The earth-shattering box office numbers of " Padmaavat " has also made Deepika the 'undisputed Queen of Rs 100 crore club'. Read More »

Dai Ichi Life Insurance Company Ltd Decreases Position in QUALCOMM, Inc. (QCOM)

Cambridge Investment Incorporated has 0.07% invested in QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) for 94,520 shares. It has underperformed by 7.39% the S&P500. Therefore 44% are positive. On average, analysts expect QUALCOMM to post $3 EPS for the current fiscal year and $3 EPS for the next fiscal year. The firm has "Hold" rating by Topeka Capital Markets given on Wednesday, December 16. Read More »

Pennsylvania reports 18 flu deaths last week

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The flu season rages on in 39 states. Despite the drop in hospitalizations, city officials report a slight increase in the percentage of people testing positive for influenza. Secondly, if you get the flu, the next step is to seek early treatment from medical professionals. In addition to DHEC, many local providers, including doctors' offices, pharmacies, college health centers, schools, and workplaces, are still offering flu vaccines. Read More »

Couple contracts hookworms during vacation to Dominican Republic

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At first the pair assumed it must be sand fleas, which they had been warned about. Zytner and Stephens weren't ready to give up without a fight, however. They are now recovering and the infection is expected to subside in the next few weeks. "We found out that Health Canada had denied our request to receive the medication saying our case wasn't severe enough". Read More »

Clinton campaign chief advised firing of aid accused of harassment

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Rooting for Clinton has never been purely about her , of course. "The second thing is they'll say it was 2008", he continued. "Their courage and the support of others is critical in helping to stop this kind of behavior". Strider was sacked years later from a pro-Clinton PAC after allegations of harassment. At the time , clients campaign managers suggested Clinton fire Strider. Read More »

Eight-month-old baby raped in India

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The mother who works as a domestic help called her husband, a daily wage labourer, and they took the child to hospital where it was found that she was sexually assaulted. A medical report has confirmed rape with her. The police said the accused was questioned and later detained, when he tried to run away. At the time of the incident, police said, the parents were out for work. Read More »

Put Down the Vape: Even Tobacco-Free E-Cigarettes Might Damage DNA

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In laboratory tests, mice exposed to e-cig vapour had higher levels of DNA damage in the heart, lungs and bladder than those just breathing clean air. They also pointed out that cardiovascular disease, not cancer, is the greatest risk of premature death for a smoker, causing nearly half of premature deaths (48%) among smokers. Read More »

Sì a commercio globale se equo. America First ma non sola

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La polizia cittadina aveva dato il suo consenso alla manifestazione ed era pronta ad ogni evenienza. "L' America sta tornando, ora e' il momento di investire in America ". Trump ha poi sottolineato le sue intenzioni in ambito di politica economica. "Quando gli United States of America crescono, cresce tutto il mondo". Read More »

Man hurls slipper at Tamannaah

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January 29: A bully threw a shoe at " Baahubali " actress Tamanna Bhatia on Sunday afternoon at a jewelry store in Hyderabad . "The footwear missed its target, while it hit an employee of the jewellery store", the officer said. The footwear hit Fayad, the tour in-charge, who registered a complaint with Narayanguda police. Her brief blink-and-miss appearance in the film had surprised her fans since the played a key role in the first film, Baahubali: The Beginning (2015). Read More »

CHAN 2018: Nigeria beat Angola in extra-time to reach semis

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Nigeria are making it to the semifinals for the second time, since their debut in the 2014 edition in South Africa where they won bronze. "With all due respect, Angola is a very good side but we are better than them in all ramifications, I think with the calibre of players and coaches we have here we should be able to beat Angola". Read More »

Attacker driving ambulance packed with explosives kills 63 in Kabul

At least two vehicles painted as ambulances were involved in the attack, one of which blew up when it was stopped at a police checkpoint. "He passed through the first checkpoint saying he was taking a patient to Jamuriate hospital and at the second checkpoint he was recognised and blew his explosive-laden vehicle". Read More »

Donald Trump called for Robert Mueller's firing a year ago, then backed off

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MSNBC's Morning Joe co-host Joe Scarborough broke down laughing Friday after airing a clip in which Fox News host Sean Hannity bashed a New York Times story that President Donald Trump tried to fire Russian Federation probe special counsel Robert Mueller , before saying sources confirmed the report and pivoting to a vehicle crash video. Read More »

Wentz reveals knee injury worse than originally thought

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Speaking to reporters Friday for the first time since he tore his left ACL and LCL on December 10, Wentz expressed confidence he won't miss the start of 2018. But fear not, Eagles fans: Wentz said his his rehabilitation work is going well, and that his goal is to be back in the lineup by the Eagles' season opener in September. Read More »

More deaths reported from this year's flu

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The CDC tweeted that this is the first time in 15 years that "all states in the entire continental US have reported widespread #flu activity during the same week". More Americans are seeking medical care for flu than at any time since the "swine" pandemic of almost a decade ago, say USA health officials. The flu season may still be active into March. Read More »

Separatists clash with government forces in Yemen's Aden

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The embattled government of Yemen said on Sunday that separtists from the country's south were trying to start a coup in the interim capital of Aden. Mr Hadi's government announced a ban on public gatherings on Saturday , as thousands of the Southern Transitional Council's supporters arrived in Aden ahead of the rally. Read More »

At least 10 killed as bus falls in Maharashtra river

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Around 12.50 am when it was speeding along the Shivaji Bridge on the Panchganga River, the driver apparently attempted to overtake a vehicle in front of him. The deceased include three men, three women and seven children, including a nine-month-old baby, the officer said. All the passengers hailed from Balewadi in Pune, police said, adding the rescue operation is underway. Read More »

Kiribati ferry with 50 people on board missing for a week

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The 17-metre wooden catamaran, named Butiraoi, was supposed to have arrived at the township of Betio from Nonouti Island almost a week ago after leaving Kiribati on 18 January. According to New Zealand Rescue Coordination Centre officer John Ashby, the dinghy was believed to be one of two carried on the Butiraoi. The Rescue Coordination Centre of New Zealand was asked to carry out an aerial search on Thursday after the ferry was reported being nearly a week overdue. Read More »

Unity between North and South Korea will take generations

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However, he declined to comment on whether Seoul sees the parade as a provocation. Trump's administration, back in September a year ago, went on to present a proposition to the United Nation's Security Council where he requested the authorization of the U.S. Read More »

At least 37 dead in auto bombings at Benghazi mosque

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The pictures emerged just as UN Libya envoy Ghassan Salame visited Benghazi on 24 January to meet with Haftar at a military compound following the vehicle bombing. The LNA refused to hand over their man saying they launched an investigation and that Werfalli had been suspended. It further claimed to have evidence that the commander had carried out five similar executions in 2017. Read More »

Webb ruled out of Six Nations

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The omission of the 31-times capped Webb adds to Wales' already lengthy injury list. The WRU changed its senior worldwide selection policy for players based outside of Wales in October past year, bringing in a rule which means those with under 60 caps who take up a new contract would not be eligible to represent their country. Read More »

First Citizens Bank & Trust Co. Sells 2672 Shares of US Bancorp (USB)

The company has a market cap of $95,840.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.45, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.92 and a beta of 0.85. The stock increased 3.38% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $2.75. Vanguard Group Inc. lifted its position in shares of U.S. Bancorp by 1.7% during the 2nd quarter. Kornitzer Cap Mngmt Inc Ks holds 14,967 shares. Reynders Mcveigh Capital Limited Liability accumulated 20,690 shares. Read More »

AbbVie (NYSE:ABBV) Rating Increased to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

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The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (NYSE:BK) has risen 13.98% since January 26, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.50% the S&P500. AAPL's profit will be $19.08 billion for 11.43 P/E if the $3.75 EPS becomes a reality. The results beat Wall Street expectations. 3 analysts say it's a Hold while 0 analysts provided their expert opinion as Sell. Read More »

Update on Attack at Save the Children in Jalalabad, Afghanistan

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Officially, the Taliban , Afghanistan's largest Islamist group, say they respect aid workers and do not target them. Khogyani said a police officer and a civilian were killed in the attack. In eastern Ghazni province, meanwhile, four Afghan police were killed after their checkpoint came under attack by insurgents, said Arif Noori, spokesman for the provincial governor. Read More »

Like father like son: Mahesh Babu sounds just like his father

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For the first time, Mahesh Babu will be portraying the role of the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh. Bharat Ane Nenu is in the final leg of shooting and the makers are planning to release it in Summer. The director the audio of the oath is a tribute to all the leaders , Koratala Siva tweeted, "Paying tributes to all the leaders who really lived by this oath". Read More »

Celgene (CELG) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by BMO Capital Markets

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Emerald Advisers Pa accumulated 1,395 shares. Celgene (NASDAQ: CELG ) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, January 25th. Caprock Group invested 0.18% of its portfolio in Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG ). About 11.17M shares traded or 31.53% up from the average. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.89 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.01, from 1.08 in 2017Q2. Several institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of CELG . Read More »

Amla, Elgar resist India on fourth morning

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With 10 fast bowlers between them on a deck that is expected to offer considerable assistance to the fast bowlers, India captain Virat Kohli won the toss and opted to bat. Then in February 2009, a match in Antigua was called off after just 10 balls because a soft, sandy outfield was regarded as risky for bowlers and fielders. Read More »