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The UAE and Bahraini governments are urging their citizens in Kerala and elsewhere in south India to exercise caution following a deadly Nipah virus outbreak that has killed at least 10 people. The anganwadis in these regions too have been asked to close down to avoid spread of the virus among children. Two other outbreaks of the virus were reported in India in 2001 and 2007, respectively, in the eastern state of West Bengal that shares its border with Bangladesh , claiming the lives of ...
  • Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons welcome baby boy

    Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons welcome baby boy

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    A source told People Kirsten and fiancé and Fargo co-star Jesse Plemons , best known as Landry in Friday Night Lights , had a "healthy baby boy" on the weekend. She went on to say, "I wasn't one of those 'I need a baby!' people until my goddaughter was born. I love her so much", the Golden Globe nominee continued at the time.
  • Facebook bans ads on Ireland's abortion referendum by foreign advertisers

    Facebook bans ads on Ireland's abortion referendum by foreign advertisers

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    Irish Christians-including the Presbyterian Church in Ireland (PCI) as well as the Catholic Church-have sought to counter the campaign by reminding their members of the inherent dignity of the human person from conception to natural death. The referendum ads change comes following the Cambridge Analytica scandal. In addition, Facebook is planning to introduce a searchable database to show how much an advertiser is spending, and the demographic details of the audience that a group is trying ...
  • Boy due in court after drill attack on woman in Strabane

    Boy due in court after drill attack on woman in Strabane

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    Brenda McLaughlin , 38, sustained a severe head injury in the drill assault on a main street in Strabane, Co Tyrone, in the early hours of Saturday. On Sunday, the woman was reported as being in a "stable condition in a critical care unit" in hospital.
  • Free skin cancer screening around Phoenix area for 'Melanoma Monday'

    Free skin cancer screening around Phoenix area for 'Melanoma Monday'

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    According the American Academy of Dermatology , melanoma rates continue to rise in the United States. One in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime, and Melanoma accounts for 5% of all skin cancers. E is for Evolving: The spot looks different from the rest or is changing in size, shape or color. C is for Color: The spot has varying colors from one area to the next, such as shades of tan, brown or black, or areas of white, red or blue.
  • Author Junot Diaz accused of sexual misconduct, 'virulent misogyny'

    Author Junot Diaz accused of sexual misconduct, 'virulent misogyny'

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    During a Q&A at the festival on Friday, Zinzi Clemmons , author of the coming-of-age novel What We Lose , confronted Diaz about an alleged past instance of sexual harassment that she said occurred when she was a student. "We must continue to teach all men about consent and boundaries". "Now, I don't know how fans of this work proceed from here". Carmen Maria Machado , also an author, also said Diaz "went off" on her for 20 minutes in front of an audience after she asked him about his ...
  • Cockroach stuck in woman's ear for 9 days

    Cockroach stuck in woman's ear for 9 days

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    The pests thrive in warm and damp places, and that includes Florida, where the young couple live and where flying cockroaches called palmetto bugs are most common. More bits were pulled out after which a specialist placed a microscope next to her face. A few minutes later, she felt something bigger was getting extracted out of her ear canal.
  • NYS Health Department Warns of Measles Exposure in Chemung County

    NYS Health Department Warns of Measles Exposure in Chemung County

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    Measles can remain in the air and on surfaces for up to two hours after a person has left an area, so the times listed below reflect that window. "We encourage anyone who is unsure about the measles vaccination status, or believe they are experiencing symptoms, to contact their health-care provider or call our toll-free hotline at 1-877-PA-HEALTH (1-877-724-3258)".
  • Study links gray hair with immune system activity, viral infection

    Study links gray hair with immune system activity, viral infection

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    In mice , if MITF is absent during melanocyte development, their fur lacks pigment. Hair can turn gray when the MIFT's are unable to regulate this interferon response. But the researchers found that MITF also serves to keep the melanocytes' interferon response in check. For their experiments, the researchers used mice who'd been bred to have high amounts of MITF ( melanogenesis associated transcription factor ), a gene inside melanocyte cells which tells the cell to make melanin.
  • Dodgers, Padres meet for weekend series in Mexico

    Dodgers, Padres meet for weekend series in Mexico

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    The 6-foot-2, 175-pounder made his major league debut last season and finished with a 7.71 earned run average in eight relief appearances. The Dodgers offense has slashed.244/.328/.398 on its way to 4.6 runs scored per game this year, including 4.8 runs per game against divisional foes and 3.6 per game over the team's last five outings (3-2 SU).
  • Shropshire health bosses investigating breast cancer screening IT error

    Shropshire health bosses investigating breast cancer screening IT error

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    It was reported this week that up to 270 women may have lost their lives due to the failures - and Mr Hunt apologised "wholeheartedly" to those affected and their families. "It is beyond belief that this major mistake has been sustained for nearly a decade and we need to know why this has been allowed to happen". "Women affected and their loved ones will be left reeling, both scared and confused".
  • Prabhas' Baahubali The Conclusion Crosses Lifetime Business Of Baahubali In China

    Prabhas' Baahubali The Conclusion Crosses Lifetime Business Of Baahubali In China

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    Baahubali 2 has released in India on April 28, 2017 and Japan on Dec 29 in the same year. Baahubali 2 has already surpassed the life time collections of Baahubali 1 and set for a strong show at the Chinese box office. Now days many Indian movies making their ways in Chinese market and performing well at China Box office. Aamir Khan's movies have especially done the trick in the country.
  • From stem cells created embryos for human cloning

    From stem cells created embryos for human cloning

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    This was done using just two types of mouse stem cells, and the resulting mass of cells resembled what you'd expect from the more traditional baby-forming process. Professor Robin Lovell-Badge of the Francis Crick Institute added while the experiment was a huge breakthrough for modern science, it may come as a relief it can not be replicated in humans yet.
  • Delhi face uphill task against in-form SRH

    Delhi face uphill task against in-form SRH

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    Young Prithvi Shaw, Iyer and Rishabh Pant are spearheading the batting unit but Delhi would also want its foreign recruits Colin Munro and Glenn Maxwell to fire and if that happens they would definitely give any bowling side reasons to worry.
  • Insect Bite Infections Are Rapidly Increasing in US — CDC Warns

    Insect Bite Infections Are Rapidly Increasing in US — CDC Warns

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    One pest that's recently made inroads in the D.C. area is the Lone Star Tick , Raupp said. Many people say they've already noticed the mosquitoes returning to the Brazos Valley. If you're going into a brushy area or the woods, wear repellent that contains 20 percent or more DEET, picaridin , or IR3535 on exposed skin, the CDC says.
  • A new survey shows many young Americans are lonely

    A new survey shows many young Americans are lonely

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    Most Hartford area adults are considered lonely, mirroring the broader USA population, according to results of a national loneliness survey released by Bloomfield-based health insurer Cigna . Some results of the survey of 20,000 adults were alarming: * almost half of Americans report sometimes or always feeling alone (46 percent) or left out (47 percent).
  • Why Christina Aguilera won't return to 'The Voice'# 'S's about the Tunes'

    Why Christina Aguilera won't return to 'The Voice'# 'S's about the Tunes'

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    She told Billboard Thursday that they met to work on the song at Rick Rubin's California studio shortly before the release of The Life of Pablo , West's 2016 album. "It's easy to get comfortable and cushy in the same place and not have to worry about uprooting your kids". The "Beautiful" hitmaker - who is mother to 10-year-old son Max from her marriage to Jordan Bratman and three-year-old daughter Summer with fiancé Matthew Rutler - is excited about expressing herself again on tour, but ...
  • Jinnah also contributed to India's freedom struggle: Gorakhpur MP

    Jinnah also contributed to India's freedom struggle: Gorakhpur MP

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    The agitating students are also demanding a case of sedition against BJP MP Satish Gautam who had written to the AMU vice-chancellor, seeking removal of the Jinnah portrait. The teachers also plan a peace march up to the district collectorate. He demanded that the Aligarh SSP be immediately transferred as he failed to ensure the security of the former Vice-President Hamid Ansari and his wife when they arrived at the University.
  • Woman's diet can have a fruitful effect on the chances of pregnancy

    Woman's diet can have a fruitful effect on the chances of pregnancy

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    Women who do not eat fruits or have a lot of junk food take longer to get pregnant and have less chances of conceiving within a year, according to a recent study. Fast foods included burgers, pizza, fried chicken and chips that were bought from take-away or fast food outlets. The researchers found that the amount of green leafy vegetables or fish did not have an effect.
  • 132-pound ovarian tumor removed from woman's abdomen

    132-pound ovarian tumor removed from woman's abdomen

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    Although her mucinous ovarian tumor was later found to be benign and non-cancerous, it did pose a threat to her life because it was sitting on a major blood vessel, leading to concerns about her heart. Excess skin stretched by the tumor's growth was also removed and the patient's abdomen was reconstructed. Danbury Hospital's Intensive Care Unit and Inpatient Rehabilitation helped the patient to convalesce safely and quickly, and social workers helped the patient and her family to ...