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India's top court bars ministers, bureaucrats from BCCI

Former BCCI presidents Sharad Pawar and N Srinivasan may also have to give up on their ambitions of heading the world's richest cricket body again as both of them have surpassed the age cap of 70 years. The drafting of a CAG nominee would ensur...

Niantic Teases 'Sponsored' Pokemon Go Locations

Pokemon GO Plus is going to cost £34.99 only, and will work with all the iOS and Android phones supported by the Bluetooth device. Nonetheless "we do not have any announced plans" doesn't mean the game will not be made available at all, it could...

EU governments approve EU-U.S. data transfer pact

Government for their work to develop the Privacy Shield". Once it becomes official, the shield replaces the safe harbor agreement that a European Union court invalidated last October over concerns about the U.S. Having approved the final version of...

Paris Jackson Is Unaware Of Mother Debbie Rowe's Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Michael Jackson's ex Debbie Rowe is reportedly battling breast cancer - and her daughter Paris doesn't know. The tragic news comes after Rowe had a cancer scare two years ago, although the illness turned out to be sarcoidosis - a non life-threateni...

State Health Reports 324 Cases of Zika in NY

Lawmakers broadly support the basic parts of the GOP's bill, which would equip federal health agencies with more money to study, diagnose and amplify public outreach about the mosquito-borne disease. The other vaccine, using a strain isolated in Puer...

Know your status for free on National HIV Testing Day

A little closer to home, there are over 27,000 people living with HIV/AIDS in Houston and Harris County. The three-year effort to make every local resident aware of his or her HIV status will wrap up at the end of December. Currently, the CDC recom...

Beaver Creek fire near Walden continues to grow…

He says the eastern edge of the fire has crossed over the Cedar Creek drainage, but the southern perimeter is still about 2 ½ miles north of the Cedar Creek community of about 300 residents. Crews expect the fire to remain active throughout Wednesday...

US spurns AstraZeneca's nasal spray flu vaccine as ineffective

This recommendation is based on CDC vaccine effectiveness data from 2013 through 2016 that indicated FluMist Quadrivalent didn't demonstrate statistically significant effectiveness in children 2 to 17 years old, vaccine manufacturer AstraZenec...

NIH begins large study of pregnant women in Zika-hit areas

With the case in Johnson County announced Saturday, Kansas has now counted four people who have contracted Zika, said Cassie Sparks, spokeswoman for the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. "We don't have evidence that it can pass through...

Trudeau marks Aboriginal Day in father's buckskin

It is a "foundational framework for reconciliation and for securing the rights of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis people in Canada", the Anglican Church of Canada said. "Education and awareness leads to understanding and action". The visit, Johnsto...

Raising CPP premiums 'devastating' for small business, CFIB says

Today has seen a national agreement in principle to enhance the CPP that meets our commitment to hard-working Ontarians. Quebec is the other as the country's finance ministers plan to make changes starting in 2019. For example, someone making $90,0...

U.S. Mounts Daring Rescue Mission At The South Pole

Two twin otter aircraft arrived at Rothera, a station on the Antarctic Peninsula, on Monday but extreme weather conditions stopped them from flying the 2414 kilometres to the South Pole. WASHINGTON-A daring South Pole medical rescue is under way. T...

Allina nurses strike at Minneapolis area hospitals

But as per the nurses, it means they will be subjective to higher deductibles and increased expenses. When she signed off Sunday morning, she was supposed to brief a replacement nurse - face to face - about every patient under her care. Allina estima...

Experimental Zika Vaccine To Begin Human Testing

The phase I trial will evaluate the safety and efficacy of the vaccine in 40 healthy subjects. The company is also collaborating with Inovio on DNA-based vaccines for Ebola and for MERS. The reduced dose, which would provide immunity for at least 12 ...

State Of Financial Calamity Declared By Rio's Acting Governor

Royalties from oil the state's main revenue-earner are projected to collapse from $3.5 billion in 2014 to in 2014 to just $1 billion this year. In a decree, Gov. "We knew since previous year that the financial state of Rio state was critical". Em...

Zika related birth defects in US: CDC begins reporting

Jamieson is the CDC's pregnancy and birth defects task force co-lead. "We can't provide a lot of information about where these women are in their pregnancy". The other was born in Hawaii to a woman who had lived in Brazil. The researchers don't kno...

Pittsburg County resident tests positive for West Nile virus

Wear mosquito repellent when you go outside. Health officials recommend using insect repellent to stave off mosquitoes and wearing protective clothing during dawn and dusk, when the insects are most active. West Nile virus (WNV) is a mosquito-borne...

CDC: 3 babies born in US with birth defects caused by Zika

It's possible that the babies who have been born and appear not to have any defects may still develop problems, she said. As of June 9, 234 pregnant women were reported to have lab evidence of Zika infections. Microcephaly is a severe birth defec...

FDA Approves New Weight-Loss Device

In a clinical trial, 111 patients were treated with AspireAssist and lifestyle therapy, and 60 control patients received only the lifestyle therapy. Side effects of device use include indigestion, nausea, vomiting, constipation, and diarrhea. The d...

FDA Warns Whole Foods of 'Serious Violations' After Inspections

While the company responded to the FDA's initial "inspection observations" back in March, the FDA said it deemed Whole Foods' response unacceptable. Whole Foods is most likely losing its business to stores such as Trader Joe's and even Walmart, ...

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Bay Area in Top 10 for Worst Air Pollution Nationwide

California's soaring population, weather and topography are all factors that contribute to its air pollution, in a state where many people commute and live in valleys and basins wh...

What to know about new advice on prostate cancer test

A health panel with the U.S. government has decided that routine prostate cancer screenings can be done as long as the patient decides whether they want to or not after discussi...

Polls show even higher support for Obamacare after GOP whiffs on reform

If congressional representatives and their families had to go onto the very same health plan they are proposing to force all Americans to accept, maybe they would produce a plan th...

ADB forecasts fiscal deficit at 3.8 percent in FY17

The ADB's latest forecast is, however, slightly lower than its estimate in the supplement to its Asian Development Outlook 2016 Update report in December previous year , where it...

'Christianity is Literally Dying'; Islam to Become Biggest Faith

Followers of Muslim community may also be the fastest growing religious groups in decades to come, The Telegraph has said quoting the report. The study projects that between 2030...

Giraffe Watch: Doctors onsite, April expected to give birth very soon

For those who are anxious about missing their chance to witness the miracle of giraffe birth, the upstate NY zoo where April lives created a text alert system to notify fan...

Efforts To Revive GOP Healthcare Bill Underway

Lawmakers said they plan to meet again on Wednesday to continue the search for an agreement, but there are doubts from many corners about whether a deal is possible anytime soon. W...

Rice says unmasking of names wasn't for political purposes

Senior US officials later said that Rice's comments were based on an intelligence assessment that was eventually updated to reflect a preliminary view that demonstrators were n...

Iwobi: Why Wenger must stay at Arsenal

Arsenal will be particularly keen to secure all three points, as they are now sixth in the Premier League standings and in real danger of missing out on a top four finish for the...

New Sesame Street character helps families understand autism

Children with autism will also now have a Muppet that they can better identify with. Although Julia has already been added in digital and printed storybooks, the show's creator...

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GIRAFFE WATCH: 'All observations, behavior, and predictions suggest a calf today, tonight'

April's udder changes have been significant in recent days, and keepers say udder development "occurs, generally, just prior to birthing". We have watched April pace around. Giraff...

'World's strongest' coffee makers boast 'dangerously high' caffeine levels

'World's strongest' coffee makers boast 'dangerously high' caffeine levels

Black Insomnia Coffee, first available in South Africa a year ago , announced a deal with Amazon to bring its ultra-caffeinated beans to the USA market. Death Wish said they ...

Ted Cruz could have a fight on his hands in 2018

The El Paso native went on a cross-country, bi-partisan 1,600-mile road trip with fellow Texas Congressman, Republican Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas). Cruz's campaign has yet to co...

Childhood lead exposure linked to lower IQ in adults across socioeconomic status

Childhood lead exposure linked to lower IQ in adults across socioeconomic status

When the kids were 11 years old, researchers tested their blood for lead . The mean blood-lead level of the children at age 11 was 10.99mcg per decilitre. The study also compare...

Health care bill diagnosis: No input from those who care for sick

The room was somber, according to members. The disintegration of the Republican healthcare plan also undermines Mr Trump's deal-making reputation and emboldens factions in Congre...