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US Adds to Venezuela Pressure With Sanctions Days Before Vote

US Adds to Venezuela Pressure With Sanctions Days Before Vote

In the call, Erdoğan said he hoped the presidential elections set to be held on May 20 in Venezuela will be held in an atmosphere of peace and will prove beneficial for the country, reminding that Tur...

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Revolutionary New Migraine-Preventing Drug Wins FDA Approval

Revolutionary New Migraine-Preventing Drug Wins FDA Approval

The drug works by blocking a compound called calcitonin gene-related peptide receptor (CGRP-R), which is believed to play a critical role in migraine. Amgen , which will market Aimovig in partnership ...

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Bill Gates talks about his awkward meetings with Donald Trump

Bill Gates talks about his awkward meetings with Donald Trump

In Gates' most recent meeting with Trump , which happened two months ago in March, Trump offered the Microsoft founder the position of White House science adviser, Gates told STAT News in an ...

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Ebola spreads to Congo city of 1.2 million

Ebola spreads to Congo city of 1.2 million

Earlier on Thursday, WHO Deputy Director Peter Salama said in a tweet that the latest confirmed case marked "a game changer" in the outbreak and would make beating back the virus "much tougher". An ...

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Nigeria's population will increase by 189m between 2018 - 2050 - United Nations forecast

Nigeria's population will increase by 189m between 2018 - 2050 - United Nations forecast

Cairo, Mumbai, Beijing and Dhaka are all closing in on the 20-million inhabitant mark. In 2015, the Delhi urban agglomeration - which includes the capital and its contiguous satellite towns - ha...

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FDA Approves First Non-Opioid Drug to Treat Withdrawal Sx

FDA Approves First Non-Opioid Drug to Treat Withdrawal Sx

The NIH says these symptoms aren't directly life-threatening, but they can drive the patient back to opioid use - often overdosing after experiencing withdrawal. Some patients received Lucemyra, and s...

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Exercise does not delay cognitive decline in people with dementia, study finds

Exercise does not delay cognitive decline in people with dementia, study finds

Each session involved aerobic exercise (30 minutes of moderate- to hard-intensity cycling on a stationary bike) and strength training (various exercises using hand-held weights). Participants were ass...

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Royal wedding: Prince George and Princess Charlotte among page boys and bridesmaids

Royal wedding: Prince George and Princess Charlotte among page boys and bridesmaids

Knowing that they really share the same values as I do about food provenance, sustainability, seasonality and most importantly flavor, makes this the most exciting event to be a part of". Meghan Markl...

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FIFA Ranking - Nigeria Remains 47th Position, 6th in Africa

FIFA Ranking - Nigeria Remains 47th Position, 6th in Africa

Bafana Bafana also remained 15th in Africa. However, the 2018 World Cup qualifiers will hope to move up with a good result against DRC, who are rated 35 in the world, on May 28 in Port Harcourt. Nig...

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Congo's Ebola outbreak in 'new phase' after urban case

Congo's Ebola outbreak in 'new phase' after urban case

Three persons have died from the disease with 42 reported cases, including two confirmed, according to a World Health Organization tally. He said one sample proved positive for the Ebola virus , me...

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CDC: Romaine lettuce finally in the clear

CDC: Romaine lettuce finally in the clear

Coli and when the illness is reported to the CDC so that number is expected to increase. Since product labels often come without the identification of the growing region, we suggest you pass on rom...

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Petrol, diesel, Kerosene dearer by Rs 2 per litre

Petrol, diesel, Kerosene dearer by Rs 2 per litre

The previous highs in these cities were Rs 78.03 ( Kolkata , August 2014), Rs 83.62 ( Mumbai , September 2013) and Rs 79.55 ( Chennai , September 2013) respectively. With the U.S. reimposing sanctions...

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Disruption in internal body clock can put your mental health at risk

Disruption in internal body clock can put your mental health at risk

Daily circadian rhythm is controlled by a collection of neurons in an area of the brain called the hypothalamus. DISRUPTION TO THE body's internal clock is associated with greater susceptibility t...

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Flash Flood Warning issued for parts of metro Atlanta

Flash Flood Warning issued for parts of metro Atlanta

The National Weather Service forecasts the river won't drop very much before rising to an even higher level next week as warmer temperatures continue to melt the mountain snowpack. The heaviest rain i...

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EBOLA: Senate calls for end to strike in health sector

EBOLA: Senate calls for end to strike in health sector

She said that recent reports by the World Health Organisation (WHO) showed that the disease was back in neighbouring Congo with 19 deaths and 39 infected casualties recorded so far. "The remaining 1...

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Suffolk charities help people tackle stress during Mental Health Awareness Week

Suffolk charities help people tackle stress during Mental Health Awareness Week

The princes issued heartfelt pleas for people to "start a conversation on mental health" as part of a minute-long message which was simultaneously broadcast by hundreds of United Kingdom radio station...

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The Fawad Khan Connection to the Sonam Kapoor-Mahira Khan Cannes Bonding

The Fawad Khan Connection to the Sonam Kapoor-Mahira Khan Cannes Bonding

Tuesday also saw Pakistani actor Mahira Khan display her charm and fashion sense at the festival. She looked like a princess. A week after their much talked-about wedding, Sonam Kapoor and Anand ...

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Texas Attorney General Taking Steps To Fight Opioid Crisis

Texas Attorney General Taking Steps To Fight Opioid Crisis

The lawsuit says Purdue pushed a message of "pseudo-addiction", marketing the idea that people engaged in drug-seeking behavior because they were not receiving enough opioids, and attempted to discred...

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World Health Organization leads push to universally ban trans fats

World Health Organization leads push to universally ban trans fats

Bloomberg said , "Banning trans-fats in New York City helped reduce the number of heart attacks and eliminating their use around the world can save millions of lives". The agency estimates that eve...

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Peru captain Guerrero to miss World Cup due to drugs ban

Peru captain Guerrero to miss World Cup due to drugs ban

He arrived at a CAS hearing last week flanked by lawyers to be met by around 30 flag-waving well-wishers and supporters shouting "You can do it, Paolo!" Guerrero, who has denied wrongdoing, had ju...

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