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Health Care Virat Kohli attains rare double in ICC Rankings
Author: 0 Virat Kohli attains rare double in ICC Rankings

Viv Richards (935), Zaheer Abbas (931), Greg Chappell (921), David Gower (919), Jones (918) and Javed Miandad (910) have attained such high ratings earlier. "Pace bowler Jasprit Bumrah's eight wickets have lifted him two places to take the joint-first position", the ICC release added. Interestingly, Kohli is the only batsman to find a place in the Top 3 slots across all formats.

Health Care Alcohol and being overweight could lead to longer life
Author: 0 Alcohol and being overweight could lead to longer life

The 90 + Study, led by neurologist Claudia Kawas from the University of California studied over 1,600 people within the "oldest-old" group. "People who drank moderate amounts of alcohol or coffee lived longer than those who abstained", the study reports.

Health Care Early onset dementia risk linked to heavy alcohol use
Author: 0 Early onset dementia risk linked to heavy alcohol use

The researchers studied records from the French National Hospital Discharge database of all patients, ≥20 years, in metropolitan France, tracing the hospital trajectory of each patient from 2008 to 2013. "Lastly, heavy drinking clusters (in) people with less education, smoking habits, and/or depression". Around three per cent of dementia cases were attributable to alcohol-related brain damage while other alcohol use disorders were recorded in nearly five per cent.

Health Care Former Kentucky Rep. Wins Back Her Old Seat In Another Democratic Flip
Author: 0 Former Kentucky Rep. Wins Back Her Old Seat In Another Democratic Flip

Belcher defeated her Republican opponent Rebecca Johnson 68.45 percent to 31.55 percent in Kentucky's state House District 49, according to the Louisville Courier-Journal . "It's like we're in a Third World country". "She will work hard on behalf of working families, students, and the people of Bullitt County". Mooney said if all of the affected voters had voted for Johnson, it would not have changed the outcome.

Health Care Cape Town's Day Zero moves to 9 July 2018
Author: 0 Cape Town's Day Zero moves to 9 July 2018

The city is facing major drought, and officials plan to turn off residential taps on Day Zero. Already hundreds of Cape Town residents are being forced to queue overnight to stock up on water in South Africa's second largest economic hub and tourism attraction.

Health Care Tinubu, top APC members head to Daura
Author: 0 Tinubu, top APC members head to Daura

The senior citizens during the visit assured the President of their support in the forthcoming 2019 elections. "He was not aware, neither was he part of the reported meeting between the Vice President and the former PDP national chairman, " the statement by APC National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, said.

Health Care Salmonella outbreak linked to Kratom
Author: 0 Salmonella outbreak linked to Kratom

Computer analysis of the herb found that almost all of kratom's major compounds bind to opioid receptors on human brain cells, and two of the top five most prevalent compounds activate those receptors, FDA Commissioner Dr. Earlier this month, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that it had found evidence of opioid compounds in kratom, and said that its own investigation, taken together with other chemical studies 'have clearly revealed, compounds in kratom make it so it isn't ...

Health Care CBI investigating Rotomac promoter for ₹3700-crore loan default
Author: 0 CBI investigating Rotomac promoter for ₹3700-crore loan default

The report also says that Rotomac Global Pvt Ltd, engaged in intermediary trade and manufacturing pens, routinely approached seven banks, including Bank of Baroda's ( BoB's ) worldwide business branch at The Mall, Kanpur , seeking credit ranging from Rs 15 crore to Rs 200 crore from 2008 to 2013, mostly for exports and imports.

Health Care Measles cases more than triple in Europe
Author: 0 Measles cases more than triple in Europe

Last year, 86 people were diagnosed with measles in the US and so far this year 9 cases have been reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . During the same period in 2017, there was just one reported case. The process of verifying measles and rubella elimination by country, introduced in 2012, has moved the Region closer to its measles and rubella elimination goal.

Health Care Flu deaths go up in Fayette County
Author: 0 Flu deaths go up in Fayette County

The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department says 13 people have died in the county as a result of the flu - one more than last week. Health leaders say the flu season may not have reached its peak in Kentucky. Dr. Anne Schuchat, acting director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has described the United States as having "a very hard season" marked by deaths and hospitalizations nationwide.

Health Care New test could help doctors diagnose autism
Author: 0 New test could help doctors diagnose autism

The team, which included scientists from a range of other academic institutions, found a direct link between ASD ( autism spectrum disorder ) and damage to proteins in the blood. These include speech disturbances, repetitive and/or compulsive behaviour, hyperactivity, anxiety , and difficulty to adapt to new environments, some with or without cognitive impairment.

Health Care Korean Ko Jin-young wins in official LPGA debut
Author: 0 Korean Ko Jin-young wins in official LPGA debut

In Australia, she once again displayed a mental approach that is one of the strengths of her game, revealing no signs of pressure in her LPGA debut. "I tried not to think about it", Ko admitted. This allowed Choi to get one shot behind Ko after the first nine. The stiffest challenge Sunday came from Ko's compatriot Hyejin Choi who closed within a shot at the turn, carding four birdies on her first nine holes.

Health Care Trump floats tax idea for infrastructure
Author: 0 Trump floats tax idea for infrastructure

Chamber of Commerce, was "thank you for your super endorsement" of the gas-tax increase to pay for a major segment of his infrastructure plan, spokeswoman Blair Latoff Holmes said on Twitter. Government data shows that an increase of 20 cents per gallon on gas prices this year has already cost about $34 billion. "He understands that we've got to figure out the funding levels and where the money's coming from, make sure it's not smoke and mirrors", Shuster said of the president.

Health Care SEC denies Chicago Stock Exchange sale to China-based investors
Author: 0 SEC denies Chicago Stock Exchange sale to China-based investors

The exchange handles just 0.5% of US equities trades but Trump brought the proposed sale up during the election campaign as an example of how jobs and wealth were leaving the United States. The exchange, which handles just 0.5% of U.S. stock trades, had said the deal would have proved the exchange with " vital capital ". "We therefore disapprove the proposed rule change", the SEC said in a statement.

Health Care Rahul sets up steering committee for plenary session
Author: 0 Rahul sets up steering committee for plenary session

According to ANI, the meeting was also attended by the chairperson of the Congress Parliamentary Party, Sonia Gandhi , former prime minister Manmohan Singh and senior leaders including AK Antony, Ahmed Patel, Ghulam Nabi Azad and Mallikarjun Kharge.

Health Care Arvinder Singh Lovely rejoins Congress
Author: 0 Arvinder Singh Lovely rejoins Congress

I left painfully because of some differences caused by a communication gap. Singh said, addressing the media,"It was not a happy decision for me (leaving Congress, joining BJP)". Apart from Lovely, Delhi Youth Congress chief Amit Malik had also joined BJP. Unperturbed over Mr Lovely rejoining Congress, Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari told this newspaper that it was the former city minister's decision to join BJP.

Health Care Oxfam unveils action plan after 'stain' of sex scandal
Author: 0 Oxfam unveils action plan after 'stain' of sex scandal

The probe will examine the charity's governance, including Mr Goldring's leadership and the culture within the organisation. Oxfam's conduct over the claims, which surfaced last week, has been condemned by the Government - with a threat that millions in taxpayer funding could be cut off.

Health Care Cleaning chemicals 'as bad for women's lungs as smoking'
Author: 0 Cleaning chemicals 'as bad for women's lungs as smoking'

United Kingdom experts said people should keep their homes well ventilated and use liquid cleaners instead of sprays. The researchers analyzed data that followed thousands of people over the course of 20 years, including measures of lung function and surveys in which the subjects reported their cleaning habits.

Health Care Pakistan won't give air defence to Saudi: Dastgir
Author: 0 Pakistan won't give air defence to Saudi: Dastgir

It was also reported that the 1000 Pak troops being deployed will not, in any way, be employed outside of the KSA region. The Pakistani army said on Thursday that it was sending forces to Saudi Arabia, stressing, however, that the new deployment and almost 1,000 Pakistani "troops already there will not be employed outside KSA (the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)".

Health Care Adam Rippon has been eyeing the Olympics since he was 13
Author: 0 Adam Rippon has been eyeing the Olympics since he was 13

Some viewers believed Nagasu , competing in her second Olympics, was sporting a tattoo visible underneath her short, red dress. We're going to get through this together.' And I kept telling her. Nagasu became the third woman to land the triple axel at the Olympics. "I was very upset for a very long time ". "I knew in my heart this day would come".

Health Care Transgender Woman Able to Breast-Feed Infant
Author: 0 Transgender Woman Able to Breast-Feed Infant

According to the journal Transgender Health , the 30-year-old woman told doctors in NY that she wanted to breastfeed , because her partner, who carried the pregnancy, didn't want to. "Future investigation will be required to determine the optimal treatment regimen for induced lactation in transgender women ". Slowly, the doctors increased her domperidone and hormone dosages along with her breast pumping sessions.

Health Care Temple Fights the Flu as Cold and Flu Season Strikes Main Campus
Author: 0 Temple Fights the Flu as Cold and Flu Season Strikes Main Campus

Last week marked the first decline in flu deaths since the week ending February 3, when there were 39 confirmed fatalities, the deadliest week of the state's current flu season. Box said. "Getting Flu A does not protect you from Flu B", Jones said. "We'll keep giving them until (the flu) slows down". The hospitals have enacted visitor restrictions for children ages 12 and younger.

Health Care NGOs ordered to provide safeguarding assurances to DfID after Oxfam scandal
Author: 0 NGOs ordered to provide safeguarding assurances to DfID after Oxfam scandal

Revelations around the handling of sex allegations at Oxfam should be a wake-up call to the charity sector, the International Development Secretary said. They have also let down the vast majority of individuals working in humanitarian relief who do so with "great passion and integrity", OSCR said. Nobel Peace Prize victor Desmond Tutu also said that he will no longer be a global ambassador for the British-based aid organization Oxfam after the allegations.

Health Care First medical marijuana sale in Pennsylvania is done
Author: 0 First medical marijuana sale in Pennsylvania is done

The state is working with additional dispensaries around the state to get them approved and ready to begin sales. In the meantime, Bartkowiak said he has been certifying patients for dispensary cards. Lawrence Levison, addiction specialist; Dr. Ciceron Opida, neurologist; and Dr. Liang Bartkowiak, an OB-GYN, whose practice is limited to women. Medical marijuana dispensaries are preparing to open throughout the next few days - and the first ever medicinal cannabis sale is planned for ...

Health Care Ultra-processed foods 'may increase cancer risk'
Author: 0 Ultra-processed foods 'may increase cancer risk'

This means it isn't clear how the foods might increase cancer risk or what exactly it is that's behind the boost. These foods tend to have higher levels of total fats, sugar and salt , the researchers said . On average, ultra-processed foods made up about 18 percent of the diets. But this definition is both broad and changeable, which for a start makes it hard for consumers to make an informed decision over what to cut out.

Health Care US FDA approves first blood test for detecting concussion
Author: 0 US FDA approves first blood test for detecting concussion

However, the FDA has approved a new blood test that will make it much easier to diagnose concussions and act accordingly. The company's test returns results within four hours. San Diego-based Banyan has partnered with French firm bioMerieux SA to market the test to hospitals using bioMerieux's blood analyzing machines. A blood test created to dramatically reduce the use of brain imaging for the diagnosis of concussion has been cleared for use in the US.

Health Care Changes coming to McDonald's Happy Meals to improve nutrition
Author: 0 Changes coming to McDonald's Happy Meals to improve nutrition

Cheeseburgers will drop off entirely. Fast food chains are a big money-maker in the USA, with a recent study revealing that 80 per cent of American adults eat fast food at least once a week. Can McDonald's make parents happier to feed their kids Happy Meals? "I think the big issue here is what it says about the climate facing marketers as they reach out to kids".