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Across the world almost 800,000 commit suicide each year which is one person every 40 seconds, according to the World Health Organisation. Keeping in mind the theme of the 2017 World Suicide Prevention Day " Take a minute, change a life ", Sanker Charitable Trust on Saturday organised a bicycle rally and a workshop to call upon the people on the need to look upon "suicide attempt" as a cry for help and not look at it as a criminal act.
  • Govt school teacher resigns in protest against NEET

    Govt school teacher resigns in protest against NEET

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    The court said every citizen had "a fundamental right to peacefully protest and demonstrate" but could not cause a situation that leads to violence and paralyses the law and order situation. The bench directed the chief secretary of the state to ensure that persons involved in any activities which created law and order problem should be booked under the law.
  • Cess increase on luxury cars unfortunate, says Mercedes Benz

    Cess increase on luxury cars unfortunate, says Mercedes Benz

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    A crucial meeting of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council took place on Saturday to discuss key issues relating to implementation of the new tax regime. "While the increase in cess will impact consumer demand, investment and job creation, we are glad that the Government and GST Council took note of our concerns and somewhat moderated the increase in cess", Rohit Suri, President and Managing Director, Jaguar Land Rover India said.
  • First Horizon National Corporat (NYSE:FHN) Trading Volume Significantly Higher

    First Horizon National Corporat (NYSE:FHN) Trading Volume Significantly Higher

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    First Horizon National Corporation ( FHN ), launched on September 23, 1968, is a bank holding company. The stock of First Horizon National Corp (NYSE:FHN) earned "Hold" rating by Deutsche Bank on Wednesday, August 12. First Horizon National Corporation's dividend payout ratio is now 32.43%. They expect this year's earnings to fall -4.78% year-over-year to $5.78, followed by 41.52% growth in the next year to $8.18.
  • Computer 'Gaydar' Can Determine Your Sexuality By Scanning A Photograph

    Computer 'Gaydar' Can Determine Your Sexuality By Scanning A Photograph

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    Using the 100 images most likely to be gay and straight for both men and women, they created composite face images. The accuracy of the algorithm increased to 91% and 83%, respectively, given five facial images per person. Michal Kosinski , co-author of the study and an assistant professor at Stanford, told the Guardian that he was perplexed by the criticisms, arguing that the machine-learning technology already exists and that a driving force behind the study was to expose potentially risky ...
  • Organs From 13-Year-Old Girl Save 8 Lives

    Organs From 13-Year-Old Girl Save 8 Lives

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    Amid their grief, the couple chose to donate Jemima's organs – recalling her wish to help others. NHS Blood and Transplant is sharing Jemima's story to help inspire more people to tell their families they want to donate because a deadly shortage of donated organs is costing hundreds of lives every year.
  • French teen hospitalized after rats attack her in her sleep, father says

    French teen hospitalized after rats attack her in her sleep, father says

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    A girl's dad is suing the landowner for asserted carelessness. He had repeatedly asked, in vain, to remove a pile of trash remained on a nearby auto, said the police source. Tests for rabies came back negative, the father says, but some of Samantha's fingertips were chewed off so badly that surgeons will not be able to fix them.
  • Help end the stigma of talking about mental health

    Help end the stigma of talking about mental health

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    World Suicide Prevention Day is part of an worldwide effort to encourage the public to light a candle near a window at 8 p.m. that night. Amy Embury, supervisor of prevention services with Allegan County Community Mental Health Services, said the coalition is hosting a Youth Mental Health First Aid class Tuesday, Sept.
  • Drinks firms 'downplay alcohol link to cancer'

    Drinks firms 'downplay alcohol link to cancer'

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    The authors said it was important to highlight that those who drink within the recommended guidelines - not more than 14 units a week for both men and women - "shouldn't be too concerned when it comes to cancer ". He added: "Existing evidence of strategies employed by the alcohol industry suggests that this may not be a matter of simple error". At present the alcohol industry plays a role in development of alcohol policies in many nations and also provides information to the public claiming ...
  • West Nile Virus, EEE still present in Oswego County after aerial spraying

    West Nile Virus, EEE still present in Oswego County after aerial spraying

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    The identification of a CT resident with West Nile virus associated illness that required hospitalization underscores the potential seriousness of the infection. Across the province, 370 positive mosquito pools have been found, and 37 human cases have been reported. When outside, wear long sleeves to minimize skin exposure, and repel mosquitoes with a bug spray containing 10 to 25 percent DEET.
  • ACC releases 2017-18 men's basketball schedule

    ACC releases 2017-18 men's basketball schedule

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    It starts when Duke makes the short trip to Raleigh to face a rebuilding N.C. State team on January 6 at PNC Arena. ACC teams have combined to win an NCAA-record 47 NCAA Tournament games over the past three seasons, including a 43-16 mark versus teams from outside the conference.
  • Trump to donate $1 m to Harvey relief funds

    Trump to donate $1 m to Harvey relief funds

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    On D Treasure Coast, 57,433 homeowners had valid flood insurance policies as of June 30, FEMA statistics show. Homeowners in areas at most risk for flooding generally need flood insurance to get federally backed mortgages. You can shoot them with your smartphone and place the photos in the cloud or some other safe location you can access in case you need them. "And I was a victim of flooding myself in 2003 with Hurricane Isabel and fortunately, I had flood insurance".
  • Chinese Woman Jumps Off Building After She Is Denied C-Section

    Chinese Woman Jumps Off Building After She Is Denied C-Section

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    Ma had walked out of the maternity ward twice, to inform her family that she wanted a caesarean because she could no longer bear the pain, according to hospital records. It also said that Ma and her husband had signed an "informed consent " declaration on August 30, agreeing to go ahead with a natural delivery despite knowing the risks.
  • 3 scientists, Planned Parenthood win Lasker medical prizes

    3 scientists, Planned Parenthood win Lasker medical prizes

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    The Lasker award for basic medical research went to Michael N. Hall of the Biozentrum Institute at the University of Basel in Switzerland. In the U.S., HPV vaccines are recommended for boys and girls. Department of Health and Human Services. While investigating how HPV causes cancer, Lowy and Schiller figured out how to assemble proteins found on its outer surface into viruslike particles that do not cause cancer and can be safely injected into people to trigger an immune response against HPV ...
  • Baird Reaffirms

    Baird Reaffirms "Neutral" Rating for Fitbit, Inc. (FIT)

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    The value of the company's investment in Fitbit , Inc. Vetr lowered Fitbit from a "strong-buy" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $6.19 price target for the company.in a research note on Thursday, August 24th. In other news, EVP Andy Missan sold 5,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, August 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of $5.09, for a total transaction of $76,350.00.
  • FDA: Pacemakers vulnerable to hacks

    FDA: Pacemakers vulnerable to hacks

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    THE US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is recalling almost half-a-million pacemakers from St Jude Medical (now Abbotts) after finding at the beginning of this year that the devices could be hacked. "These are part of planned updates we mentioned back in January, and further strengthen the security and device management tools for our connected cardiac rhythm management (CRM) devices", Steele Flippin said of this week's pacemaker update.
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY) Earns Sell Rating from BMO Capital Markets

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    It has underperformed by 39.89% the S&P500. Vetr upgraded shares of Bristol-Myers Squibb from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating and set a $58.88 price objective on the stock in a report on Monday, June 5th. As per Wednesday, July 27, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. Jefferies has "Hold" rating and $65 target. Credit Suisse initiated SPX Flow Inc (NYSE:FLOW) rating on Tuesday, September 29.
  • Atishay Infotech Ltd (ATISHAY.BO) Share Performance Recap

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    Moving averages can be very helpful for identifying peaks and troughs. There are many different approaches that the investor can take when getting into the stock market. Williams %R is a popular technical indicator created by Larry Williams to help identify overbought and oversold situations. Developed by Donald Lambert, the CCI is a versatile tool that may be used to help spot an emerging trend or provide warning of extreme conditions.
  • Office Depot, Inc. (ODP) Research Coverage Started at Bank of America Corporation

    Office Depot, Inc. (ODP) Research Coverage Started at Bank of America Corporation

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    Office Depot had 16 analyst reports since September 8, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Wednesday, March 15 VASSALLUZZO JOSEPH bought $117,499 worth of Office Depot Inc (NASDAQ:ODP) or 25,000 shares. Fj Capital Management Llc acquired 363,600 shares as Royal Bancshares Pa Inc (RBPAA)'s stock declined 2.39%. It also upped Vipshop Hldgs Ltd (Put) stake by 158,000 shares and now owns 493,900 shares.
  • Boy's Heart Stops After Taking Bite Of Hot Dog

    Boy's Heart Stops After Taking Bite Of Hot Dog

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    Because Brugada Syndrome only affects some 4 in 1,000 people, according to data from Stanford Center for Inherited Cardiovascular Disease , and the average person without the condition won't suffer a heart event linked to an XXL hot dog bite, there's no (new) reason to swear off hot dogs to protect your heart.
  • New 'pen' developed to detect cancer in ten seconds

    New 'pen' developed to detect cancer in ten seconds

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    However, each sample can take 30 minutes or more to prepare and analyse, increasing the risk of infection and of problems with anaesthesia. For some forms of cancer, it is also inaccurate, giving unreliable results in up to 20% of cases. According to Eberlin Lab in the University of Texas in Austin, the reports say that, "Cancer cells have deregulated metabolism as they're growing out of control".