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Vitamin D, Calcium Supplements Don't Lower Fracture Risk in Seniors

Vitamin D, Calcium Supplements Don't Lower Fracture Risk in Seniors The meta-analysis involved 33 randomized clinical trials and more than 51,000 participants. These trials analysed the risk of hip fractures , spinal fractures or other types of broken bones. Earlier reports based on data gathered by the Women's Health Initiative found that calcium and vitamin D supplements were associated with a lower risk of fractures, but only for women who took hormone the... [Full Article...]

Study says more pregnant women using marijuana

Study says more pregnant women using marijuana Use among women between the ages of 18 and 25 almost doubled during that time, from 9.8 percent in 2009 to 19 percent in 2016. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) also warns pregnant mothers against using marijuana to ease nausea and other pregnancy symptoms, saying that the drug can cause problems in newborns, including low birth weight , and developmental problems . [Full Article...]

Ndidi Disappointed To Lose With Leicester At Watford

Ndidi Disappointed To Lose With Leicester At Watford Schmeichel made a simple mistake at the far post in the 65th minute as an Abdoulaye Doucoure cut-back from a tight angle came off his chest and trickled under him over the line, allowing the home side to complete their comeback after falling behind. [Full Article...]

Altria Group INC (MO) Holder Financial Counselors INC Raised Stake

The TJX Companies, Inc. It has underperformed by 2.57% the S&P500. Intact Investment Management Inc bought 41,500 shares as the company's stock declined 2.84% while stock markets rallied. Sigma Planning owns 121,761 shares or 0.64% of their U.S. portfolio. Since August 10, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $2.10 million activity. [Full Article...]

Tuesday's matchup: Bulls at Bucks

Tuesday's matchup: Bulls at Bucks Chicago is in the middle of a 2 game losing streak, after their loss to the Boston Celtics , 117 - 92; Celtics outscore Bulls 38-18 in 3rd. Point guard Kris Dunn got the team going as he scored or assisted on the Bulls first five field goals. [Full Article...]

Traders Buy Shares of Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK) on Weakness

Vanguard Group Inc owns $11.11 billion in Merck & Co., Inc., which represents roughly 7.26% of the company's market cap and approximately 9.63% of the institutional ownership. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC raised its holdings in shares of Merck & Co., Inc.by 36.3% in the 2nd quarter. The shares were sold at an average price of $63.96, for a total transaction of $5,881,697.64. [Full Article...]

Tips for returning those unwanted holiday gifts

Tips for returning those unwanted holiday gifts Are you braving the crowds to make returns and take advantage of post holiday sales-or will you be staying home and keeping warm by the fire? Places like Best Buy and Sears have restocking fees. Tensions can run a little high in stores after the holidays, so it pays to be nice to store employees and go early if you need to return something. The department store chain's "no questions asked, hassl... [Full Article...]

South Sudanese Rebels Charge the Government with Violating Ceasefir

South Sudanese Rebels Charge the Government with Violating Ceasefir Both sides accused the other of starting the fighting around the town of Koch in Unity state. There were no clashes in the country late on Sunday, he said. The dispute erupted into fighting that spread across the country, largely along ethnic lines between forces loyal to Kiir, who is Dinka, and Machar, who is Nuer. [Full Article...]

Bengaluru techie missing, had gone to meet prospective vehicle buyer via OLX

Bengaluru techie missing, had gone to meet prospective vehicle buyer via OLX His phone and auto have not been found either, reported NDTV . Ajitabh Kumar, 29, had reportedly gone to meet a prospective buyer of his auto which he had put on sale on OLX , but didn't return. Ajitabh reportedly wanted to sell his vehicle to fund his studies after he got through an executive MBA programme at Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata and was about to move from the city. [Full Article...]

Delhi Jal Board hikes water tariff by 20%

Delhi Jal Board hikes water tariff by 20% Before becoming the CM, Kejriwal had promised the residents of Delhi that his government would provide free water to Delhi residents who consumed less than 20,000 litres a month. "The Kejriwal government has been systematically breaking all its elections promises as within days after coming to power in 2015, water charges were hiked by 10 per cent", Maken said. [Full Article...]

Semi-trailers used to block streets surrounding Pitt Street Mall on Boxing Day

Semi-trailers used to block streets surrounding Pitt Street Mall on Boxing Day The draw of online bargains is expected to lead to the number of shoppers hitting the high street falling by 1.3% on Boxing Day previous year, according to analysis firm Springboard. A New South Wales Police spokeswoman told SBS News that the traffic management and security measures were put in place "in light of the large number of people expected at Boxing Day sales". [Full Article...]

Video gaming disorder to be officially recognised for first time

The World Health Organisation has included gaming addiction as part of the beta draft of the 11th update of its International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11). Poznyak said World Health Organization has been contemplating whether to legitimize gaming disorder for the best part of the decade. All things considered, not all mental health associations seem to concur with the WHO's current na... [Full Article...]

Brand Bengaluru: The logo is finally here!

Brand Bengaluru: The logo is finally here! Since Bangalore was renamed as " Bengaluru " to reflect its tradition, yet retaining its fashion and trend, we thought why not blend Kannada and English in the logo. After a technical glitch, the robot indulged in a conversation with the anchor about the special occasion and Bengaluru city. Now, we have the flawless identity that captures the spirit of the city and its people. [Full Article...]

Secularists lack clarity on parentage: Minister

Secularists lack clarity on parentage: Minister But trouble will arise if they say they are secular", he continued. State BJP spokesperson Vaman Acharya attributed Hegde's remarks to his individual style and refused to disown them. He went to an extent of suggesting changes in the Constitution to do away with the idea of "secularism". While CPM student wing SFI demonstrated against Hegde's remarks in Koppal on Sunday, the outcry grew loud... [Full Article...]

Lorde cancels Israel show after pressure

Lorde cancels Israel show after pressure Emmy Award victor and loyal Trump supporter Roseanne Barr has called for a counter-boycott of Lorde after she cancelled a scheduled concert in Tel Aviv for political reasons. " Lorde , I expect you to be a "pure heroine" like the title of your first album", Regev continued. The cancellation was welcomed by members of the BDS movement. [Full Article...]

Gujarat's new BJP government to take oath on Tuesday

Gujarat's new BJP government to take oath on Tuesday Though party leaders refused to state that the meeting was meant to review the BJP's performance in Gujarat, they struck a common line on the verdict - that the party had run into 22 years of anti-incumbency along with an unprecedented caste mobilisation. [Full Article...]

Risky wind chills hit Minnesota

Risky wind chills hit Minnesota According to the National Weather Service wind chills in our area are expected to range from 15 below to 25 below zero. The weather service says strong winds may blow down limbs, trees and power lines. If you are planning to be outdoors, dress in layers, cover exposed skin and do not wear any wet clothing. The cold air has been rushing into the Quad Cities behind the system that brought the ... [Full Article...]

NNPC insists fuel pump price remains N145/litre

NNPC insists fuel pump price remains N145/litre The federal government will have to pay N40.70 for every litre of imported petrol to maintain retail price at N145 per litre. The supplies are mostly from cargoes of PMS imported by NNPC which are daily berthing and immediately being made to discharge their products to stem the supply hiccups. [Full Article...]

Doctors Remove Basketball-Sized Tumor Initially Thought To Be A Pimple

Doctors Remove Basketball-Sized Tumor Initially Thought To Be A Pimple A teenage boy with a massive tumour on his face may finally get rid of the deformity after doctors in Florida made a decision to surgically remove it. I thank God that we're here... "To see our son deforming and all we can do is watch, it's not easy". And in 2008, during a marathon 14-hour surgery, Marx removed a facial growth that started out as a cyst on a Vietnamese girl's face. [Full Article...]

Arab League hails United Nations resolution over Jerusalem

Arab League hails United Nations resolution over Jerusalem Trump had warned ahead of the vote in the 193-nation assembly that "we're watching" and threatened reprisals against countries backing the measure, which reaffirms that the status of Jerusalem must be resolved through negotiations. This landmark decision comes a year after the Security Council adopted a resolution demanding an end to Israeli settlements. Earlier this month, Trump reversed decade... [Full Article...]


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