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Breast Cancer Awareness Month Focusing On Early Detection

Breast Cancer Awareness Month Focusing On Early Detection A woman's risk of breast cancer almost doubles if she has a first-degree relative who has been diagnosed with breast cancer. Researchers from Manchester said that the test could narrow the risks and reduce the number of women who undergo surgery to remove their breasts, the BBC reports. [Full Article...]

What Budget 2018 means for someone earning around €20000

What Budget 2018 means for someone earning around €20000 There will now be a 30 cent tax on a litre of fizzy drinks with 8g of sugar per 100ml, and there'll be a 20 cent tax on a litre of fizzy drinks with between 5 and 8g per 100ml. There will be marginal tweaks to the USC rates, with the 2.5% rate of USC being cut to 2%, worth in the region of €33 a year, and the 5% rate to 4.75%, worth around €47 to someone earning the average salary. [Full Article...]

Funding available to end mental health stigma in West Sussex

Funding available to end mental health stigma in West Sussex And whilst people seem ready to acknowledge their own mental health issues, they are decidedly less keen to raise the problem with their employer. World Mental Health Day is observed on October 10 every year, with the overall objective of raising awareness of mental health issues and mobilizing efforts in support of better mental health. [Full Article...]

Egypt qualify for Russian Federation 2018 with late Mohamed Salah goal

Egypt qualify for Russian Federation 2018 with late Mohamed Salah goal Egypt have not appeared at a World Cup since 1990 but Salah's 95th minute penalty against Congo sparked wild scenes of celebration at the final whistle as they booked a spot at Russian Federation. "God almighty will make us victorious, go, hooligans!" was one of the football chants of Al Ahly's supporters that spurred on people during the uprising. [Full Article...]

Fan sues Chicago Cubs, MLB after being injured by foul ball

Fan sues Chicago Cubs, MLB after being injured by foul ball He says the injury caused him to go blind in his left eye. "I have talked to them and I do believe that they will do the right thing for Jay." said Dunn, whose lawsuit seeks damages of at least $50,000. There have been a series of incidents of fan injuries, leading to calls for more protection for spectators at Major League Baseball (MLB) games. The Cubs did not immediately respond to a reques... [Full Article...]

Kremlin Defends Missile Deal With Saudi Arabia

Kremlin Defends Missile Deal With Saudi Arabia On Thursday, Putin received the monarch in the gold-decorated St. Andrew Hall, one of the grandest spaces in the Kremlin, attended by soldiers in ceremonial dress and with an orchestra playing their countries' national anthems. Thaad systems are being deployed in South Korea to protect against a possible missile attack from North Korea, but many Koreans have objected, fearing it would become a tar... [Full Article...]

Deadly plague epidemic rages in Madagascar

Deadly plague epidemic rages in Madagascar Bubonic plague outbreaks happen more often in the rural farming areas, and are not easily transmitted. According to Ars Technica , recent research into medieval plague outbreaks has suggested the classic understanding of the disease as primarily rodent-borne may be incorrect, with human-to-human transmission playing a larger role than previously thought. [Full Article...]

Indian troops repel Congo attack

Indian troops repel Congo attack Army Spokesman Mak Hazukay also said the attacks were carried out simultaneously and blamed the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF), a Ugandan Islamist group active near the border between Congo and Uganda, for the attacks. Further, President Joseph Kabila's refusal to step down at the end of his constitutional mandate last December has fuelled unrest in the country's eastern provinces. [Full Article...]

Bananas and avocados help prevent heart disease, study finds

Bananas and avocados help prevent heart disease, study finds The roles of the CREB activation and autophagy signals were then tested in the mouse artery cross-section and living-mouse models, with low, normal or high levels of potassium in the media or diet. If the findings are reflected in humans, those at risk for heart disease may be prescribed potassium supplements to reduce vascular calcification. [Full Article...]

Old Town Hall lights up for Mental Health

Old Town Hall lights up for Mental Health Worryingly, more than a third of adults also said they didn't know where to go to get help for problems, leading Age UK to partner with NHS England to publish new guidance - 'Mental health in older people' - to help Global Positioning System tackle the problem. [Full Article...]

Bengaluru firm institutes mental health leave for employees

Bengaluru firm institutes mental health leave for employees Last week, in partnership with Business in the Community and others, we launched the Mental Health at Work Report which revealed that more than a million people who disclosed a mental health issue to their employer have faced negative consequences or even dismissal. [Full Article...]

Police apologise over 'insensitive' traffic death tweet using Steve Carell meme

Police apologise over 'insensitive' traffic death tweet using Steve Carell meme Social media regret is real and is certainly being felt the social media team of the New Zealand Police. An "insensitive" tweet from police that joked about breaking the news of someone's death to family members has prompted an apology from the highest echelons of police management. [Full Article...]

Alex Smith continues his MVP-like play in Chiefs' win over Texans

Alex Smith continues his MVP-like play in Chiefs' win over Texans The team announced that he sustained a tibial plateau fracture . There's some discrepancy about how long he'll be out, as the Houston Chronicle's John McClain reported that Watt's injury will require surgery and that his season is over , though ESPN's Adam Schefter said the Texans aren't sure how long Watt will be sidelined . [Full Article...]

Intentional HIV infection no longer a felony in California

Individuals infected with HIV can almost eliminate the possibility of transmission if the patient is effectively treated . He also mentioned that " We are going to end new HIV infections, and we will do so not by threatening people with state prison time, but rather by getting people to test and providing them access to care ". [Full Article...]

It's time to get your flu vaccine

It's time to get your flu vaccine If, however, there are complications from getting flu, antibiotics may be needed. The CDC and health care officials are encouraging everyone to begin getting their flu vaccinations. These droplets can then be breathed in by other people or they can be picked up by touching surfaces where the droplets have landed. Both vaccines are highly recommended for those at risk. [Full Article...]

Feinstein 'Close' to Announcing Reelection Bid

Feinstein 'Close' to Announcing Reelection Bid Lots more to do: ending gun violence, combating climate change, access to healthcare. Her announcement comes amid complaints from leftist critics that her moderate nature isn't the right fit for a state that feels the brunt of Trump administration policies. [Full Article...]

Off-duty Somerville police officer critically injured in New Hampshire crash

Off-duty Somerville police officer critically injured in New Hampshire crash When the Mercedes-Benz C300 traveled into the southbound lanes, hitting Remigio's motorcycle, a Subaru Legacy could not stop in time and rear-ended the Mercedes. A check of the Somerville Police Department roster shows an officer Louis Remigio, who was honored in 2015 as a member of the department who goes "above and beyond the call of duty". [Full Article...]

Ban on firecrackers sale on Diwali to continue in Delhi-NCR

Ban on firecrackers sale on Diwali to continue in Delhi-NCR Advocate Gopal Shankarnarayanan who appeared for petitioner Arjun Gopal has contended that the ban on the use of firecrackers should be restored as the NCR had witnessed a huge rise in air pollution during and after Diwali previous year. It must be mentioned here that citizens of Delhi-NCR have been suffering the impact of dangerously high pollution levels every year post-Diwali up till spring sea... [Full Article...]

Guj HC commutes death sentence for 11 in Godhra train burning

Guj HC commutes death sentence for 11 in Godhra train burning With this judgment, the main accused in the case Maulana Umarji also stands acquitted. A trial court in 2011 had sentenced these 11 men to death, 20 to life while acquitting 63 others charged with murder and conspiracy in the train burning. [Full Article...]

Australian dies from mystery illness in Fiji

Australian dies from mystery illness in Fiji For Kelly Clarke and her new husband Chase, it was supposed to be the start of their new life together, but two days after complaining of a stomach pain, the young nurse had passed away. The couple had been holidaying on the South Pacific island in the lead-up to Mr Clarke's best mate's wedding and had conquered a number of phobias together. [Full Article...]


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