• Trials to be conducted for contraceptive gel that can reduce sperm count

    Trials to be conducted for contraceptive gel that can reduce sperm count

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    Scientists monitoring them will be looking for their sperm levels to drop to less than one million per millilitre - to ensure pregnancy can be prevented. Once the sperm count is low enough, the women will go off their birth control. "It's not a lot of effort". The method has already been shown to be effective in an initial six-month study .
  • Feeding Fish once a week can boost your child's IQ

    Feeding Fish once a week can boost your child's IQ

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    U.S. researchers from the University of Pennsylvania analysed data on 541 kids aged nine to 11. The children then took the Chinese equivalent of an IQ test. Eating fish once a week could help with sleep problems, according to study in children. 'Introducing the taste early makes it more palatable. She added: "Children are sensitive to smell".
  • HC asks police to consider granting permission — Sunny Night

    HC asks police to consider granting permission — Sunny Night

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    Bollywood star Sunny Leone was also scheduled to attend the event. The Times Creations proprietor Bhavya HS told India Today that the event was being organized at a whopping cost of Rs. "We have not asked for police protection but only sought permission from the city police". The HC has also directed them to take a call on whether Leone can perform at a private New Year's Eve bash in the city .
  • United States sanctions Myanmar general over Rohingya crisis

    United States sanctions Myanmar general over Rohingya crisis

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    He then joined Reuters in July 2016. The US government has described the military operation as "ethnic cleansing". The two journalists, Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, were arrested in Yangon on December 12 allegedly for possessing police reports containing detailed information about the fighting between government troops and the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army in late August.
  • United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) Shares Bought by FormulaFolio Investments LLC

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    Whetstone Capital Advisors Llc who had been investing in Williams Cos Inc Del for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $24.84B market cap company. Park Natl Oh accumulated 0.82% or 118,859 shares. Ballentine Limited Company invested in 0.12% or 18,048 shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded United Parcel Service from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $133.00 target price for the company in a research report on Friday, October 6th.
  • Hyderabad shocker: Woman set on fire in public view

    Hyderabad shocker: Woman set on fire in public view

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    Police said the accused had been stalking the woman who had spurned his advances and refused to marry him. He told the investigators that he knew Sandhya for three years and loved her deeply. She was rushed to a nearby hospital. The amended IPC Section 354D said, "Whoever monitors the use by a person of the internet, email or any other form of electronic communication that results in a fear of violence, or interferes with the mental peace of such person, commits the offence of stalking".
  • Sensex up 90 points; Nifty rises to 10460

    Sensex up 90 points; Nifty rises to 10460

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    The broader market indices also touched fresh intra-day highs. Moneycontrol correspondent Uttaresh Venkateswaran speaks to Anchal Pathak about what moved the markets today. Domestic institutional investors were net buyers as they bought shares worth Rs1,574.30 crore on Thursday while foreign portfolio investors offloaded equities amounting to Rs383.99 crore, provisional data showed.
  • Hall of Fame sportscaster Dick Enberg dies at age 82

    Hall of Fame sportscaster Dick Enberg dies at age 82

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    Enberg's family moved to Bridgeport, Conn. when he was two, then to California before returning to MI to live on a farm near Armada. According to Bryce Miller of the San Diego Union-Tribune, Enberg's wife, Barbara, said he died Thursday morning in La Jolla, California, from what she thought was a heart attack.
  • Red Cross says cholera epidemic hits 1 million in Yemen

    Red Cross says cholera epidemic hits 1 million in Yemen

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    Cholera, spread by food or water contaminated with human faeces, causes acute diarrhoea and dehydration and can kill within hours if untreated. Yemen is one of the Arab world's poorest countries and has been ravaged by fighting between forces loyal to the government of President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi and those allied to the Houthi rebel movement.
  • Brown Advisory Inc. Raises Holdings in Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc (SGYP)

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    The firm is scheduled to report its next quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, March 7th. Oppenheimer Holdings also issued estimates for Synergy Pharmaceuticals' Q4 2017 earnings at ($0.18) EPS, FY2017 earnings at ($0.90) EPS, FY2018 earnings at ($0.50) EPS, FY2019 earnings at ($0.26) EPS, FY2020 earnings at $0.00 EPS and FY2021 earnings at $0.27 EPS.
  • CM Bidwell & Associates Ltd. Takes Position in The Coca-Cola Co (KO)

    CM Bidwell & Associates Ltd. Takes Position in The Coca-Cola Co (KO)

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    Shell Asset Management Co, which manages about $5.95 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Harley Davidson Inc (NYSE:HOG) by 152,611 shares to 31,138 shares, valued at $1.81 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. (NYSEAMERICAN:GSAT). Millennium Ltd Liability reported 1.14 million shares stake. Invesco Ltd invested 0% in Globalstar, Inc. Bloom Tree Lc has invested 6.19% of its portfolio in Genpact Limited (NYSE:G).
  • CDC: Ohio ranks second in drug overdose deaths

    CDC: Ohio ranks second in drug overdose deaths

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    Many of these deaths were seen at the intersection of the Midwest and Northeast, with West Virginia, Ohio , Virginia, Pennsylvania, Washington DC, and New Hampshire being the areas with the highest overdose death rates. Many factors are probably playing a role, including an apparent plateau in the reduction of deaths from heart disease, Anderson says. "I was pretty shocked to see that our life expectancy has declined for the second year in a row", says Arun Hendi , a demographic and ...
  • Eating Salads Can Keep Dementia at Bay

    Eating Salads Can Keep Dementia at Bay

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    Their study showed that thinking skills, including memory, declined markedly slower in people who ate the most leafy greens, potentially protecting them against dementia . James Pickett, head of research at the Alzheimer's Society in London, pointed out that "the researchers did not directly look at dementia, so we can not say that it would delay or prevent the onset of the condition".
  • Flu season likely to peak in the coming weeks

    Flu season likely to peak in the coming weeks

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    Avoid close contact with sick people. She said the best option is to get a flu shot, and people who are sick should stay home. A total of 563 cases were reported last week, more than double the 227 cases in the previous week , county officials said.
  • Vets caution dog owners about chocolate poisoning spike around Christmas

    Vets caution dog owners about chocolate poisoning spike around Christmas

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    The theobromine builds up toxic levels in their system and can cause vomiting, increased heart rate, agitation and seizures. The study was published December 20 in the journal Vet Record . Some dog owners don't know about this and they often reward their dogs with a chocolate dessert, or the dog finds an unwatched package and consumes it.
  • Model with Toxic Shock Syndrome Might Soon Have Her Second Leg Amputated

    Model with Toxic Shock Syndrome Might Soon Have Her Second Leg Amputated

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    Wasser said that the remaining injuries in her left foot could mean another surgery to amputate her left leg. "I'm in daily excruciating pain". 'In a few months, I'm inevitably going to have my other leg amputated. TSS is a rare, but serious disease that is caused by toxin-producing strains of the Staphylococcus aureus bacterium. She was checked to see if she had a tampon in and following tests, she was diagnosed with TSS.
  • IPL 2018 auction to take place on January 27, 28 at Bengaluru

    IPL 2018 auction to take place on January 27, 28 at Bengaluru

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    It is going to be interesting as the Indian players are going to learn their fate during the third Test between Virat Kohli's men and South Africa as it collides with the auction dates. All the eight franchises have to submit their list of retained players by January 4 which means only a couple of weeks are left. The teams can retain three of their players through this rule.