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The findings went on to state that hot tea-drinkers were 74 per cent less likely to have glaucoma, after taking account of potentially influential factors, such as diabetes and smoking. According to the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB), about 600,000 people in the United Kingdom are living with glaucoma and up to 145,000 people are living with sight loss due to the eye condition.
  • Man flu: Urban myth or scientific reality?

    Man flu: Urban myth or scientific reality?

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    In Australia, health experts said this year's flu shot was only 10 percent effective against the virus there. And it is women who are the more likely to stay at home with just one symptom of minor illness, he says. " There need to be more studies, higher quality studies that control for other factors between men and women before we can definitely say that this difference in immunity exists ", Dr.
  • Mom arrested after son has 323 hospital visits, 13 surgeries

    Mom arrested after son has 323 hospital visits, 13 surgeries

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    According to various reports, Bowen managed to raise thousands of dollars online through social media by claiming that her son was suffering from terminal cancer and needed a lung transplant, heart surgery, and leg braces. he has a long road ahead of him". "It makes me feel as if the system wants to believe the mother all the time in situations, when the father is there fighting", Crawford vented.
  • Touchdown! Expedition 53 astronauts make successful descent to Earth from ISS

    Touchdown! Expedition 53 astronauts make successful descent to Earth from ISS

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    A Russian Soyuz capsule with NASA's Randy Bresnik , Russia's Sergey Ryazanskiy and Paolo Nespoli of the European Space Agency descended under a red-and-white parachute and landed on schedule at 2:37 p.m. They replaced one of the two latching end effectors on the space station's robotic arm, Canadarm2 and also lubricated. Ryazanskiy also participated in a spacewalk, helping his fellow cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin release several nanosatellites .
  • Scientists develop plants that glow

    Scientists develop plants that glow

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    According to the researchers behind the study, the technology could be used to provide low-intensity indoor lighting. The study appears in the journal Nano Letters . Each of these particles was then packed into carriers which balanced light and potential toxicity, submerged in a solution and then exposed to high pressure to push the particles into entering leaves through stomata pores.
  • Ex-NFL star Larry Johnson believes he has CTE

    Ex-NFL star Larry Johnson believes he has CTE

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    Unfortunately for Johnson, CTE is still only detectable well after a person has passed away, however, he revealed he has numerous symptoms: anxiety, paranoia, headaches, and short-term memory issues. In September, a brain scan revealed Hernandez had the most severe form of CTE ever detected in someone of his age. "One is telling you it'd be fun".
  • A look at the California wildfires' jaw-dropping numbers

    A look at the California wildfires' jaw-dropping numbers

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    The Ventura blaze continued to burn into rugged mountains in the Los Padres National Forest near the little town of Ojai and toward a preserve established for endangered California condors. "This morning there was a wall of fire back right over here", he said. Those fires, concentrated in the state's wine country, killed 43 people. Cal.
  • Reuters Reporters Jailed in Myanmar Over Alleged Secret Documents

    Reuters Reporters Jailed in Myanmar Over Alleged Secret Documents

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    He did not say why the journalists, Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, had been arrested, provide details of the action they faced or explain what case he was referring to. The U.S. embassy in Yangon issued a statement on the arrest of two Reuters journalists on Wednesday. They were released after more than two months in custody.
  • Arsenal vs. West Ham live stream info, TV channel

    Arsenal vs. West Ham live stream info, TV channel

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    They have enjoyed a couple of famous wins, the best of which featured Paolo Di Canio making Martin Keown look very stupid indeed in October 1999, but they haven't beaten Arsenal since Wenger got annoyed with an exuberant Alan Pardew on the touchline after a Marlon Harewood victor 11 years ago and tend to approach this game in fatalistic mode, always worrying that something's going to go wrong.
  • Saudi King Salman addresses the Shoura Council

    Saudi King Salman addresses the Shoura Council

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    Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF) has announced the signing of a non-binding memorandum of understanding (MoU) with AMC Entertainment Holdings, the world's largest provider and operator of movie theatres. Also Wednesday, King Salman said in an address to the kingdom's Consultative Council, in reference to the USA recognition last week of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, that the Palestinians have a right to eastern Jerusalem as the capital of their future state.
  • Verify: If The Flu Shot Is 10% Effective, Should You Get It?

    Verify: If The Flu Shot Is 10% Effective, Should You Get It?

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    And previous year, Louisiana was among the states with the lowest number of people getting the flu vaccine. According to the CDC, previous year in 2016, only 41.6 percent of people in Louisiana got a flu vaccine. The CDC recommends the flu shot for infants who are 6 months and older. It's still early in the flu season, but three USA states, Louisiana, Mississippi and SC, are experiencing high "Influenza-Like Illness" activity .
  • Miracle baby with heart outside body delivered safely

    Miracle baby with heart outside body delivered safely

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    Describing their emotions on first being told of her chances, Findlay said: "I burst into tears". After around three hours of operations, Vanellope was taken to the hospital's intensive care unit, where she will stay for several weeks, "while she hopefully gets strong enough, and big enough, for her heart to be placed fully within her chest and covered in her own skin", anaesthetist Dr Nick Moore said.
  • GWM Advisors LLC Has $1.51 Million Stake in AbbVie Inc (ABBV)

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    The stock increased 0.77% or $0.27 during the last trading session, reaching $35.39. About 716,799 shares traded or 1.36% up from the average. It has underperformed by 66.49% the S&P500. The company reported $1.41 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.39 by $0.02. It improved, as 55 investors sold ABBV shares while 581 reduced holdings.
  • Egyptian Singer Sentenced To Prison For

    Egyptian Singer Sentenced To Prison For "Inciting Debauchery, Harming Public Morality"

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    In addition to prison sentences, the two were also order to pay 10,000 Egyptian Pounds ($563.44) as a fine. Shyma's song, titled "I have issues", sparked controversy on social media in the country. Reports claimed that Shyma denied the accusations of "harming public morality", apparently claiming that the video's director, Mohamed Gamal, included the controversial scenes without her consent.
  • Opt-out organ donation system moves closer

    Opt-out organ donation system moves closer

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    Figures from NHS Blood and Transplant show that in the past year around 1,100 families in the United Kingdom decided not to allow organ donation because they were unsure, or did not know whether their relatives would have wanted to donate an organ or not.
  • Harden takes over fourth quarter as Rockets pull off comeback against Pelicans

    Harden takes over fourth quarter as Rockets pull off comeback against Pelicans

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    The Rockets are sixth in defensive rating (102.3), third in steals (9.5) and sixth in opponents turnovers per game (15.8). Holiday cut through the defense because, well, it's like they weren't there. "So progress, he's got to get better, but tonight was a good step for him". "And then defensively we got stops". Once we can find a way to really do it night in and night out, it's no panic mode, but we have to start playing better.
  • Having older brothers increases a man's chance of being gay

    Having older brothers increases a man's chance of being gay

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    The scientists believe that the more often a mother is impregnated with a male fetus, the more likely she is to develop antibodies that prevent specific DNA protein strands on Y-chromosomes associated with male brain development. Second: "It suggests that immunological factors should be considered along with genetic and hormonal factors as possible biological influences on sexual orientation ".
  • Keep risks of breast cancer from hormonal contraception in perspective

    Keep risks of breast cancer from hormonal contraception in perspective

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    These side effects from breast cancer treatment can last for months or even years after their course of treatment has ended. The study also proves that women who now or recently used the progestin-only intrauterine system also had a higher risk of breast cancer than women who had never used hormonal contraceptives.
  • Sanskari Government wants no condom ads in prime time

    Sanskari Government wants no condom ads in prime time

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    The ministry order, though merely an "advisory", warned failure to comply would lead to "actions as per provisions of the rules". "It has been brought to the notice of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting that some channels carry advertisements of condoms repeatedly which are alleged to be indecent especially for children ", an advisory from the I&B ministry said.
  • Man flu: Study shows it's real, men aren't overreacting

    Man flu: Study shows it's real, men aren't overreacting

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    Other scientists argue there's too little evidence to say man flu exists. Most of the studies he found involved mice, and several of them showed female mice have stronger immune responses than males. "There are benefits to energy conservation when ill", Sue wrote. "Lying on the couch, not getting out of bed, or receiving assistance with activities of daily living could also be evolutionary behaviours that protect against predators".