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Medical Novartis: Positive results from cardio-drug study
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A landmark drug study has opened up a potent way to lower the risk of heart attacks - beyond the now standard advice of reducing cholesterol - promising new avenues of treatment of heart diseases and stroke . According to the data, only the 150-mg dose of canakinumab met the prespecified multiplicity-adjusted threshold for statistical significance for the primary endpoint and the secondary endpoint that also included hospitalization for unstable angina that led to urgent revascularization.

Medical Area Red Cross Volunteers Head For Texas
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Austin Disaster Relief Network representatives say this is one of the largest responses in its history. Hurricane Harvey came ashore in Texas in the early morning hours on Saturday, Aug. Nebraska's 16 Red Cross volunteers, along with 18 others from around the region, are honing in on Houston, where historic floods are sweeping through.

Medical Counting for Bawana bypoll on Monday
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The Bawana bypoll seemed to be headed for a cliffhanger with AAP candidate Ram Chander pulling ahead of Congress's Surender Kumar. Bypoll in Bawana became a necessity after AAP MLA Ved Prakash quit the party and resigned from the Delhi Assembly to join the BJP in March.

Medical UNT 'immediately' enrolling students impacted by Hurricane Harvey
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The Red Cross now has a blood drive scheduled from 12-6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 5 at the Weatherford Public Library, 1014 Charles St. Blood donations can also be made at any location of Carter Blood Care. Red Cross's Eastern Pa. Headquarters in Philadelphia is one of the organizations two National Call Centers. Jewish communities in southeastern Texas are rallying to deal with the effects of Hurricane Harvey , which has left a swath of destruction in the region.

Medical Forecasters watching for development of storm off SE coast
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A low pressure system looking to make a name for itself as a tropical storm is predicted to bring increasing winds and churn up a rougher surf along the Carolina coast late Monday into Tuesday . The latest forecast calls for northeast winds in the 25 miles per hour range Monday and Tuesday . The low pressure system located off the coast of Florida has strengthened and is now being referred to as Potential Tropical Cyclone Ten.

Medical Chelsea vs Everton predictions and betting tips
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Pictures from the session showed Eden Hazard , Willian, Tiemoue Bakayoko and Michy Batshuayi all taking part in the exercise, which required the players to dribble around cones at pace while the speed guns measured their performance. "We have to continue to work". A temporary solution may be to send Costa, who has two years remaining on his deal, on loan and, while Koeman is unsure if that is an option, he did reveal his admiration for the striker.

Medical Can Google help diagnose your depression?
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The users will then be directed to the clinically validated PHQ-9 test, which tries and detect depression through asking about a user's amount of energy, appetite and concentration levels. Google product manager Vidushi Tekriwal says that people who fill out PHQ-9 will not have their answers stored or be targeted by advertising as a result.

Medical Chemicals In Yoga Mats And Sofas Can Cause Infertility, Study Claims
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Flame retardant chemicals used in products like yoga mats , sofas, auto seats, and even phone cases are being linked to infertility, according to a new study. The statistical analysis took into consideration factors including maternal age and race, smoking history, and body mass index (BMI). The results showed that those who had the highest amounts of DPHP and ip-PPP were 10 percent less likely to achieve fertilization, 31 percent less likely to successfully implant an embryo in their uterus, ...

Medical USA service member missing after Black Hawk crashes off Yemen
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Officials say the accident is under investigation. US special operations forces have also conducted ground raids this year, including a controversial operation in late January, one of the first authorized by President Donald Trump, in which Navy SEAL Chief Petty Officer William Owens was killed and an MV-22 Osprey was destroyed.

Medical Gillislee suited up, Burkhead missing before Patriots-Lions
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The #New England Patriots opened the 2017 # NFL offseason with a splash. He managed to limp to the sidelines, but wound up being carted to the locker room. The Packers struggled mightily to cover backs last season in the passing game, where we'd imagine Charles' biggest potential impact with Denver would come.

Medical NFLPA denied notes in Ezekiel Elliott's suspension appeal
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National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell suspended Elliott for six games, a result of Elliott's ex-girlfriend, Tiffany Thompson, saying he assaulted her in July of 2016. This would mark the preseason debut for the Cowboys running back and his expected range of plays will be somewhere from 8-12 snaps and is expected to be a similar workload as his preseason debut against the Seattle Seahawks past year, per reports from Dallas Morning News reporters Brandon George and Jon Machota .

Medical Aetna sued for revealing scores of patients' HIV statuses
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Information about HIV medications could become visible through the window of the envelope, the groups allege, when the envelopes are processed in the mail. "When you're holding confidential information, you have a heightened responsibility to protect that information, and Aetna failed to do that", explained Ronda Goldfein, executive director of The AIDS Law Project of Pennsylvania and the legal issues expert for TheBody.com .

Medical Who is the Black man standing behind Trump at rallies?
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Other freakish claims of the Black Man are: Real KKK slave masters are "Cherokee Indians", "ISIS (an evil he claims has moved into the body of Hillary Clinton) and Hillary race war plot to kill all black and white women of America". The religious cult, particularly its late leader, has been accused of a number of crimes. New members of the cult were forced to kill a white person as a way to prove their devotion.

Medical Myanmar tensions: Annan warns on Rakhine 'radicalisation'
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Annan's commission - appointed previous year by leader to come up with long-term solutions for the violence-riven, ethnically and religiously divided Rakhine state - said perpetrators of rights abuses should be held accountable. An overview of the thematic focus areas of the report and its recommendations is attached to this news release. Journalists' and observers' access to Rakhine state has been restricted by the authorities.

Medical Dead crow in Jackson had West Nile; 2 horses euthanized for viruses
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The mosquitoes were captured and tested during the first two weeks of August. In more severe types of infection, the virus can cause high fever, severe headache, stiff neck, altered mental state, and death. "There's been one documented human case of James Canyon virus in the state of Connecticut" since the mosquito program began", he said. Both cases of West Nile virus contracted in Utah were people age 40 to 64 and both developed a fever, but they steered clear of more serious and ...

Medical Tear gas & violence at Arizona anti-Trump protest, but no gunshots
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At one point, the president pulled a piece of paper out of his jacket and re-read his initial statements condemning the racists involved the protests. You can listen to more of Najera's experience outside the rally on today's episode of The World in the audio above . Before Mr Trump's appearance, various groups had used Facebook to gather the support of thousands of people wiling to protest in the Arizona city.

Medical Think You Might Be Depressed? This Might Help
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It's meant to steer you to one if you appear depressed. Clinical depression is very common, affecting about one in five Americans at some point in their lives. NAMI also mentioned that on an average, people who exhibit symptoms of depression experience a delay of 6-8 years in getting treated after the symptoms start to show up.

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