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EPA Approves Bacteria-Infected Insects to Kill Mosquitoes

MosquitoMate plans to sell its infected mosquitoes to cities, neighborhoods, businesses and homeowners who are looking for new ways to avoid the more harmful diseases that the insects can spread. As the number of released males increases, then the total population eventually declines. And the bacteria-infected females don't contract viruses as easily, so their rate of transmission drops. Read More »

Tons Of Prescription Drugs Collected In DEA Take Back

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The drugs are then taken away for disposal. In a report released Tuesday, the agency said almost one million pounds of drugs were collected during their national Drug Take Back Day. Nationally, more than 912,000 pound or 456 tons of prescription medications were collected. Northern District of Alabama U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town said in a prepared statement that "Properly disposing of pills left in home medicine cabinets means fewer pills making it into the hands of young people ... Read More »

Pokemon GO Creator Working On Harry Potter: Wizards Unite

Niantic could also use the data that it has gathered from Ingress to flesh out in virtual Harry Potter world. There is actually a collection of Pokemon games on mobile now. How viral the Harry Potter AR game will be, remains to be seen. Players could take on the roles of wizards who learn new spells and have to battle other players in real world locations. Read More »

Health Canada expands fire extinguisher recall involving 2.7 million devices

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Some of the recalled models have been on the market for more than four decades. To cover all affected units that may be in homes already, Kidde is recalling all models dating back to the 1970s. The expanded recall involves fire extinguishers not included in previous recalls in March 2009 and February 2015. So if you're in the market for a new fire extinguisher, Consumer Reports says you should take this chance to familiarize yourself with it, and how to use it. Read More »

After meeting interlocutor, Kashmir politicians want Centre to prove seriousness

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The PDP leader said that the Centre "should do everything possible to gain the confidence of the people and stakeholders in order to sustain the process of dialogue till every stakeholder is willingly engaged". "It is not Sharma, but how serious the central government is", Tarigami told ThePrint. He said they want that Kashmir issue should be resolved through dialogue so that people can live in peace and tranquillity. Read More »

Sensex, Nifty end lower; Reliance Industries, Bharti Airtel drag

The Sensex, which opened at 33,417.35 points, traded at 33,395.23 points (at 12.30 p.m.), higher by 24.47 points or 0.07 per cent from Tuesday's close at 33,370.76 points. The 30-share index rebounded by 52.74 points, or 0.15 per cent, to 33,423.50. Crude oil prices slipped on Wednesday, but hovered near two-and-a-half year highs hit earlier this week, potentially stalling a record-setting share rally on concerns India's central bank would hold off on cutting interest rates. Read More »

Alcohol Linked to Several Types of Cancer — ASCO

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He added, however, that the link between alcohol and cancer has been established firmly, giving the medical community much-needed guidance on how people can reduce risks for the disease. "We're supporting policy strategies like limiting youth access to alcohol, limiting hours of sale, limiting locations of sale, raising the cost of alcohol", she said. Read More »

Golden Knights vs. Maple Leafs: NHL Odds, Prediction

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A big part of that is the mental side and worry. Matthews' comments to the media Monday night came only after a lengthy, post-game treatment. Atlantic over is 5-0-1 in Wild last 6 road games and over is 9-1 in Wild last 10 vs. Minnesota goalie Devan Dubnyk absorbed the loss with four goals allowed on 24 shots before giving way to Alex Stalock for the third. We get another chance Wednesday (in Toronto). Read More »

WHO Recommends Sharp Reduction in Use of Antibiotics in Animal Agriculture

Using antimicrobial medicines on livestock is one of the leading causes of the rise of superbugs, resistant to all but the strongest antibiotics, according to the WHO. Dr. Chavonda Jacobs-Young, USDA acting chief scientist, said, "The WHO guidelines are not in alignment with US policy and are not supported by sound science". Read More »

2018 budget passage'll depend on National Assembly, Executive cooperation - Saraki

What will the President count as his legacy in terms of budget implementation? "Consequently, one can only hope and pray that it does not lead to delay in consideration and passage of the Budget", Dogara said. On Thursday, some lawmakers protested on the floor of the house after Yakubu Dogara, the speaker, read Buhari's letter on laying the 2018 budget proposal. Read More »

Sleep Deprivation Disrupts Temporal Lobe Neural Response

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The scientists recorded the neuron activity in the medial temporal lobe of the brain while 12 people completed a facial recognition test, both before and after a full night without sleep. SLEEP deprivation can affect people in a similar way to alcohol, scientists warn. Performing the task was more hard the more exhausted the patients became, and their brain cells slowed accordingly. Read More »

Nigeria offers to meet militants after ceasefire cancelled in oil region

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PANDEF, had in a 16 point agenda it presented to Buhari, listed what the oil region expected from the Federal Government, which according to them will help address the issue of reoccurring militancy in the area. We have been appealing to them to just be patient with us. "Yes, you have attempts and challenges everywhere but as we continue to build our capacities, we'll continue to meet to challenges well", Ibas said. Read More »

Universal Flu Vaccine In The Works

But if a virus mutates, and the vaccine doesn't change to match it, effectiveness is lost, said lead author Scott Hensley, associate professor of microbiology at the University of Pennsylvania. Hensley's team first looked at how antibodies in ferrets and humans responded to the egg-produced H3N2 strain in 2016-17, finding that the immune reaction was subpar. Read More »

British woman faces drug trafficking charges

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The woman is a month in jail in the city Hurgada where she went to relax with my husband Omar. However, the substance, which is known to be used as a heroin substance and also by terrorists to increase their battlefield resistance, is illegal in Egypt . Read More »

Heart Stents May Be Useless At Relieving Chest Pain

The devices are actually small tubes made of metal wires, which are inserted into blocked arteries to prevent the apparition of blood clots. Other research has sought to examine whether heart stents are as effective in treating heart attacks as is commonly thought. Read More »

All Blacks get off to shaky start on end of year tour

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Scrum-half Ellis, a World Cup victor six years ago, captains the Barbarians , with former South Africa skipper Adriaan Strauss heading up a Baa-baas pack that contains five capped players. Flanker Ardie Savea was the pick of the pack while second five-eighth Ngani Laumape came alive after halftime. However, our award goes to the Barbarians' openside flank Albertus Smith - not the biggest player, but certainly the biggest heart. Read More »

Family seeks Christmas cards for terminally-ill son's last holiday

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According to the American Cancer Society , only half of the children diagnosed with the disease survive past five years of age. Even if those prayers aren't answered in those specific ways, hopefully the family can take some comfort from these days when the courage and perseverance of their son led to an outpouring of charity that this world will always need; that their son, in nine short years, brought as much good out of as many people as the rest of us can hope to inspire in a lifetime. Read More »

Want To Smell Like Fried Chicken? Try The KFC Bath Bomb

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You're entered to win by retweeting KFC Japan's post by November 15, and the site also reports that there are only 100 drumsticks to go around. Let's note this isn't the first time KFC has dipped its toes into the product market, selling some of the most questionable things you can imagine. Read More »

Kidde recalls more than 40 million fire extinguishers

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The recall involves both plastic handle and push-button Pindicator fire extinguishers . We encourage everyone to look at their fire extinguishers and make sure they are not part of the recall. Everington and many others with Greenville Fire/Rescue have been busy inspecting fire extinguishers and smoke detectors, too. The extinguishers were sold in red, white and silver, and they are either ABC- or BC-rated. Read More »

Daylight Saving and Checking Your Smoke Alarm

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The Ontario Fire Marshall says that in 36 per cent of fatal residential fires there were no working smoke alarms . "You should also install carbon monoxide alarms in your home and check them once a month", says TJ Michon. Kingman Fire Department has a program to provide free smoke alarms to residents in the city. "It only takes a few minutes to check and change the batteries, but it could save your life". Read More »

FDA Targets Companies Claiming Marijuana Can Treat Cancer

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The four companies to receive the warning letters from the FDA include Greenroads Health , Natural Alchemist , That's Natural! "And we're not going to look the other way on enforcing these principles when it comes to marijuana containing products". Read More »

New great ape species found in Indonesia

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A brand-new species of orangutan exists, scientists have determined, based on their analysis of a skull and a population of 800 animals living deep in the Indonesian forest. Researchers named the Tapanuli orangutan Pongo tapanuliensis and described the new species in a paper published this week in the journal Current Biology . Read More »

Kildare men asked to grow mustaches for Movember

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The funds are distributed to program partners, including Prostate Cancer Canada to support some of the biggest issues affecting men: prostate cancer, testicular cancer and mental health. The screening will this year be held on Thursday, November 16, from 10am to 4pm at the Seventh-day Adventist Church Hall on King Street. Mo Bros are encouraged to start growing right now for the whole month and to raise funds for the men who need it most. Read More »

Two Die From The Flu In NC

High-dose flu vaccine, a vaccine with four times the antigen than regular flu vaccine, will be available for person 65 and older. "Steve Jobs was one of the wealthiest men in the world but all of his money could not stop him from getting sick". Read More »