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Eye scans data as well as general medical data was included in the analysis. He also added that this method would not replace doctors, but in fact would help expand their current diagnostic abilities. Researchers at Verily reveal that their AI based eye-scanning has a 70 percent accuracy in predicting cardiovascular risk. The exercise was then expanded to predicting whether the person was a smoker or what their blood pressure was.
  • U.S. panel says it's OK to use nasal spray flu vaccine again

    U.S. panel says it's OK to use nasal spray flu vaccine again

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    The ACIP removed its endorsement for FluMist before the onset of the fall of 2016, and distributors stopped buying the vaccine (even though it still had US Food and Drug Administration approval). Henry Bernstein, a professor of pediatrics at Cohen Children's Medical Center in NY. Grohskopf said a thorough CDC review confirmed FluMist did not work well against H1N1 in recent years, although it was effective against the other flu strains.
  • Remember the terrifying robot dog? Well now it can fight off humans

    Remember the terrifying robot dog? Well now it can fight off humans

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    In this case, the robot succeeds in getting out the door. But SpotMini is prepared for such attacks. So far, Boston Dynamics has shown that progressive iterations of SpotMini can do these tasks: The company has posted videos of this little dog climbing stairs, crawling under tables, loading a dishwasher , filling the trash and bringing someone a Diet Coke.
  • SC 'worried' at HC annulling Hadiya's marriage

    SC 'worried' at HC annulling Hadiya's marriage

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    However, the top court had on Wednesday categorically refused to adjourn Thursday's hearing. "We can not say this marriage is not in her best interest", the bench said, according to News18. Hadiya was called Akhila before she married Jahan and converted to Islam. In September past year, Jahan had filed a plea in the court to call off the NIA probe, alleging the investigation agency of being unfair.
  • USA 'seriously concerned' over jailing of Bahraini activist

    USA 'seriously concerned' over jailing of Bahraini activist

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    The repression has presented Washington with one of the most awkward conflicts between its professions of support for human rights and its military commitments in the Persian Gulf. But Rajab was again arrested in June 2016. It took another six months for the prosecutor to investigate and file charges against him, and he later received the two-year sentence .
  • Antidepressants really do work

    Antidepressants really do work

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    He said the first port of call should be a general practitioner. Other options include talking therapies such as cognitive behavioural therapy and counselling. Agomelatine, citalopram, escitalopram, fluoxetine, sertraline, and vortioxetine were more tolerable than other antidepressants , whereas amitriptyline, clomipramine, duloxetine, fluvoxamine, reboxetine, trazodone, and venlafaxine had the highest dropout rates, they found.
  • Flooding Concerns are on the Rise!

    Flooding Concerns are on the Rise!

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    Instead the water is flowing into creeks, rivers, ponds and any low-lying spot. The Wisconsin River below the Prairie du Sac dam was gushing, with 9,000 cubic feet of water a second heading downstream. "It came crashing in", said Schubert. Flooded streets in MI stranded motorists and a school bus in Flint, while residents in Mattawan, in the southwestern part of the state, used sandbags to protect homes and businesses as the Mattawan Creek rose above its banks.
  • Stoneman Douglas students arrive in Tallahassee

    Stoneman Douglas students arrive in Tallahassee

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    Regardless, she said , it will involve students wearing orange, the color of the nationwide walkouts, to " show that enough is enough". The young adults were seen saying goodbye to their parents and boarding the vehicles with sleeping bags, pillows, and luggages in tow.
  • Irish PM calls for urgent restoration of Northern Ireland government

    Irish PM calls for urgent restoration of Northern Ireland government

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    Northern Ireland Secretary Karen Bradley faces setting a budget for Northern Ireland public services from Westminster . The issue has been blocked by the DUP in the Northern Ireland Assembly for years - but following the collapse of power-sharing in the region, Northern Irish LGBT activists have called on UK Prime Minister Theresa May to intervene through direct rule.
  • Lost in Space remake teaser reveals the new Robinson family

    Lost in Space remake teaser reveals the new Robinson family

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    Now, we finally have a cryptic teaser as our first look. and it seems as though this show is going to be a lot more serious than you might have expected out of a new Lost in Space . Sci-fi classic Lost in Space is known for two things: outrageous '60s camp and introducing the phrase "danger, Will Robinson!" to the world at large.
  • Renault convinced RS18 will produce big step forward

    Renault convinced RS18 will produce big step forward

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    In addition, the new power unit rules have made the F1 teams only have three engines per auto per season, which means that the relability needs to be even stronger. Stoll went on to pay tribute to Managing Director Cyril Abiteboul 's work and was bullish in his plans for 2018, as Renault look to claim their first race victory as a works team since Fernando Alonso , at the 2008 Japanese Grand Prix .
  • US Support for Gun Control Tops 2-1

    US Support for Gun Control Tops 2-1

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    According to the survey, two-thirds of voters support stricter gun control laws. "If you think Americans are largely unmoved by the mass shootings, you should think again", said Tim Malloy, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Poll.
  • Pro-Trump Media Attacks Florida School Shooting Survivors

    Pro-Trump Media Attacks Florida School Shooting Survivors

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    When students were shown distraught over the failure of a gun control measure in the Florida legislature, he humorlessly quipped, "Worst news since their parents told them to get summer jobs". "The fact that these people refuse to believe that something like this could happen is something that all of us don't want to believe, but the sad truth is that it is", he said.
  • Florida school shooting: Army awards medals to JROTC cadets

    Florida school shooting: Army awards medals to JROTC cadets

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    The Medal of Heroism is a US military decoration awarded to JROTC cadets whose actions "involved the acceptance of danger and extraordinary responsibilities, exemplifying praiseworthy fortitude and courage", according to the Army . "The achievement must be an accomplishment so exceptional and outstanding that it clearly sets the individual apart from fellow students", the commendation notes.
  • Fergie Off-The-Rails NBA National Anthem Draws Apology From Star

    Fergie Off-The-Rails NBA National Anthem Draws Apology From Star

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    Instead, Fergie is more likely to join the long list of curious versions of the anthem, even though she showed far more impressive vocal chops than the likes of Roseanne Barr or Carl Lewis. The singer and former member of the Black Eyed Peas has since put out a statement through TMZ regarding the performance: "I've always been honored and proud to perform the national anthem and last night I wanted to try something special for the NBA ".
  • Whether low-carb or low-fat diet is better for weight loss

    Whether low-carb or low-fat diet is better for weight loss

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    In recent years, the big dietary villain has prominently shifted from fat to carbohydrates, with some studies suggesting high-fat, low-carb diets could be the best way to shave off those pounds and keep healthy . In a face-off between a low-fat and a low-carbohydrate diet, neither reigned supreme. Still, despite these varied results, searchers found no link between one diet and weight loss, over another.
  • Twitter Users Accuse Trump Of Victim Blaming After Florida Shooting

    Twitter Users Accuse Trump Of Victim Blaming After Florida Shooting

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    While the latest atrocity has reignited questions about USA gun laws, Trump - the first president to have addressed the powerful National Rifle Association gun lobby - staunchly opposes any additional controls. Outside view of Sunrise Tactical Supply store in Coral Springs, Fla. on February 16, 2018 where accused school shooter Nikolas Cruz bought an AR-15.