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The flu vaccine provides the best protection available against a virus that can cause severe illness. Data collection started two weeks before the flu jab, with a pre-vaccination blood test to check antibody levels and standardised diaries detailing food and drink intake, physical activity, positive affect, negative affect, stress, and sleep for each participant.
  • Increase in HIV diagnoses in people over 50 in Europe

    Increase in HIV diagnoses in people over 50 in Europe

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    Although the rate of new diagnoses in older people is less than a quarter of the rate in people aged under 50, between 2004 and 2015, the rate of diagnosis in older people increased in 16 countries. According to the researchers, 19% of HIV infections diagnosed among MSM in 2015 were classified as stage 3, and 75% of MSM with diagnoses of HIV infection were linked to care within 1 month.
  • Man's suspected cancer revealed to be plastic toy inhaled 40 years ago

    Man's suspected cancer revealed to be plastic toy inhaled 40 years ago

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    A 47-year-old man who doctors thought had lung cancer was given the good news that the mass in his right lung wasn't a tumour at all, but a toy traffic cone he inhaled as a child. 'He recalled being given this Playmobil set for his seventh birthday and believes he aspirated the toy traffic cone soon after. "Long-standing cases of TFB aspiration during childhood presenting in an adult have rarely been reported".
  • ICICI Lombard reverses losses to gain 3% on listing day

    ICICI Lombard reverses losses to gain 3% on listing day

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    Experts had not foreseen a strong trade for the stock as the initial share sale offer of ICICI Lombard was oversubscribed 3 times during September 15-19. The company's IPO involves dilution of up to 8,62,47,187 shares by promoters ICICI Bank and Fairfax. ICICI Lombard has maintained its leadership position among private non-life insurers since 2004, supported by its robust franchise, a comprehensive product portfolio and a multi-channel distribution network, say analysts.
  • US Calls N.Korea Nuclear Bomb Test Threat 'Shocking'

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    The suspension of immigrant and non-immigrant visas for North Koreans comes amid an escalating war of words between Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un . The North's Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho on Monday called a press conference to hit back at a United States bomber mission near the North's coastline and a slew of bombastic warnings from the American president.
  • Sensex falls 174 points, Nifty 50 pts in noon deals

    Sensex falls 174 points, Nifty 50 pts in noon deals

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    The broader Nifty was down 45.60 points, or 0.46 per cent, at 9,825.90 at 1149 hours. The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the BSE , which opened at 31,785.24 points, traded at 31,327.74 points - down 272.02 points, or 0.86 percent, from its previous day's close at 31,599.76 points.
  • Researchers hoping to diagnose CTE in living patients

    Researchers hoping to diagnose CTE in living patients

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    These symptoms are also associated with other conditions, which makes identifying CTE by symptoms alone an impossible task. "They observed that [biomarker] CCL11 levels were normal in the brains of the non-athlete controls and non-athletes with Alzheimer's disease, but were significantly elevated in the brains of individuals with CTE", the release said.
  • Eagles agree to contract with RB Kenjon Barner

    Eagles agree to contract with RB Kenjon Barner

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    After not appearing in the National Football League in 2014, Barner played the last two seasons in an Eagles uniform. Barner signed a one-year contract to return to Philadelphia. The Eagles actually started with five running backs on their initial 53-man roster but were down to three - Smallwood, LeGarrette Blount and Corey Clement - after the first three weeks.
  • Cardi B Responds To Azealia Banks' Comments About Her

    Cardi B Responds To Azealia Banks' Comments About Her

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    Never one to hold back her thoughts, Banks added that "black industry men" are "spinning this "for the culture" story when they are simply letting white men at Atlantic buy them into hating their own women". "But literally white guys buy black men away from black women and it's soo cringe". Cardi B once worked as an exotic dancer - a past she raps about on her breakout single: "I don't dance now, I make money moves".
  • Knicks moving big man after Carmelo Anthony deal?

    Knicks moving big man after Carmelo Anthony deal?

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    Kanter , 25, was a first-round draft pick by the Utah Jazz in 2011 and typically served as the first man off the bench for the Thunder last season. That can no longer be the case. Don't expect him to get in the way of the flow of the offense. Better yet, he's the third option in Oklahoma City now. As he's done with Team USA in past summers, Anthony can be a weapon in the pick-and-pop.
  • Actor DiCaprio to Play Teddy Roosevelt in Scorsese Film

    Actor DiCaprio to Play Teddy Roosevelt in Scorsese Film

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    The new Roosevelt script will be written by Scott Bloom , with DiCaprio and Jennifer Davisson producing through their Appian Way banner. According to a report by Deadline , Leonardo DiCaprio and Martin Scorsese are teaming up for the sixth time for Roosevelt , a film about the life of Theodore Roosevelt , the 26th President of the United States.
  • Pennsylvania Fire Chief Calls Steelers Coach A 'No Good N*gger'

    Pennsylvania Fire Chief Calls Steelers Coach A 'No Good N*gger'

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    So Smith logged into his Facebook account and got all white-bothered and indignant and posted, "Tomlin just added himself to the list of no good niggers". (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) Alejandro Villanueva of the Pittsburgh Steelers stands by himself outside the tunnel for the national anthem prior to the game against the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field in Chicago on September 24, 2017.
  • Health officials: STD cases at highest point in 10 years

    Health officials: STD cases at highest point in 10 years

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    Those cases included almost 200,000 cases of chlamydia, almost 65,000 cases of gonorrhea and more than 11,000 cases of early syphilis, according to the CDPH. All three sexually transmitted diseases can be cured with antibiotics, but if left undiagnosed, they can cause serious health problems, including infertility, life-threatening ectopic pregnancy, stillbirth in infants, and increased risk for HIV transmission.
  • Financial Review of Calgon Carbon Corporation (NYSE:CCC)

    Financial Review of Calgon Carbon Corporation (NYSE:CCC)

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    Baird upgraded it to "Outperform" rating and $19 target in Tuesday, October 4 report. Director, Newlin William R, sold 34,014 common shares of Calgon Carbon Corporation ( CCC ) in the open market. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, September 5th were issued a $0.05 dividend. This represents a $0.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.93%.
  • Oklahoma City Thunder: 5 takeaways from 2017-18 Media Day

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    As of Friday, that did not seem to be a likely scenario. With the trio coming together in OKC, Anthony said there would be an adjustment period, but he is optimistic they can figure it out. And now I'm going to be one of those guys that the other team is going to focus on. "We've always been friends", Westbrook said. Kanter joins a team that now revolves around Porzingis.
  • The heaviest woman on Earth died this Monday morning

    The heaviest woman on Earth died this Monday morning

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    Yesterday, we shifted her to the intensive care unit. To get better, she had traveled this February from her home in Alexandria, Egypt, to Mumbai, India, for a bariatric weight loss surgery, and to treat her rare thyroid condition that affected her metabolism and her respiratory system as a outcome.
  • Apps effective depression treatment, analysis suggests

    Apps effective depression treatment, analysis suggests

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    The question becomes if these accessible apps can help millions of people around the world who are suffering from it. Although there are many medicines to combat it, researchers have found a new way to fight depression, which is through mobile phone apps.
  • 'Pretty Woman' as a Broadway Musical? Get Ready

    'Pretty Woman' as a Broadway Musical? Get Ready

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    Lawton, is directed and choreographed by two-time Tony Award victor Jerry Mitchell and begins performances Tuesday, March 13, 2018 , for a 5-week engagement at Chicago's Oriental Theatre . The script is from a book by screenwriter JF Lawton and the original movie's director Garry Marshall , who passed away previous year. Jerry Mitchell of " KInky Boots " will direct.
  • Ben Stokes arrest throws England Ashes plans into chaos

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    Hales, who was with Stokes, has voluntarily returned to Bristol in order to help police with their enquiries. In its statement, the European Central Bank said: " Ben Stokes and Alex Hales will not be available for tomorrow's one-day worldwide match against West Indies at The Oval".