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First blood test detects Alzheimer's disease up to 20 years before symptoms

First blood test detects Alzheimer's disease up to 20 years before symptoms Buildup of the abnormal protein in the brain is one sign of Alzheimer's disease, the most common form of dementia. The current process to detect Alzheimer's disease is invasive and expensive. The work, is an important step towards a blood test for dementia. "We found that the ratio of these proteins was an accurate surrogate for brain amyloid burden". [Full Article...]

Pakistan minister, wife found dead

Pakistan minister, wife found dead Seemi Jamali, In-charge, Emergency Department of Jinnah Hospital, said that situation would become clear after receiving the autopsy's report. He served as a senator in 1988 apart from being elected as an MPA on PPP's ticket in 1974, 1977 and in 2013 from PS-16 Jacobabad. [Full Article...]

IOC: No 'automatic' Olympic participation for 28 cleared Russians

IOC: No 'automatic' Olympic participation for 28 cleared Russians On December 5, the entire Russian squad was banned from the 2018 Olympics by the International Olympic Committee as the result of the investigation into Russia's alleged systematic doping violations. "In this context, it is also important to note that the CAS secretary general insisted that the CAS decision "does not mean these 28 athletes are declared innocent". [Full Article...]

North Korean Olympians arrive in South Korea

President Trump's State of the Union address is broadcast at a railway station in Seoul, South Korea, on Wednesday. What are your thoughts about this statement? That presidential proclamation stated that " the entry into the United States of nationals of North Korea as immigrants and nonimmigrants is hereby suspended ". [Full Article...]

Go Red For Women February events

Go Red For Women February events In honor of Wear Red for Women Day on Friday, Regional Health employees along with people throughout the area will be wearing red to show support for women's heart health and to raise awareness about heart disease . Everyone is encouraged to wear RED and share RED to support women's heart health. Go Red For Women is the American Heart Association's national movement to end heart disea... [Full Article...]

Fadnavis 'happy' over Jaitley's Railway Budget

Fadnavis 'happy' over Jaitley's Railway Budget Railways-focused stocks such as Texmaco , Titagarh Wagons , L&T, Kalptaru Power Transmission and KEC International will be watched after the Finance Minister said that government plans to allocate over Rs 1 lakh crore capex to enhance rail network and capacity. [Full Article...]

SIT probe needed into Judge Loya's death as 'serious questions unanswered': Congress

SIT probe needed into Judge Loya's death as 'serious questions unanswered': Congress Addressing a press conference here, Congress leader Kapil Sibal said the matter should be referred to an independent SIT and there should be no Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) or National Investigation Agency (NIA) officer in it. [Full Article...]

Flu cases still high

Flu cases still high New Jersey is experiencing an especially tough flu season , with more than 7,332 cases as of Jan.27, according to the state's health department . GP practices have been instructed by NHS England to halt all orders on flu vaccines until February, until all clinical evidence and cost-effectiveness data are re-evaluated. [Full Article...]

Cancer 'vaccine' offers hope, proves effective in mice

Cancer 'vaccine' offers hope, proves effective in mice Lichtenfeld pointed out that there are still a lot of unknowns about the treatment, such as how many cancers will it tackle, will it work on everyone, and does it have the potential to overstimulate the immune system? Since the drug's application is so localised, the researchers insist it is cost-effective and unlikely to cause adverse side effects often seen in other kinds of immune simulat... [Full Article...]

Coffee shops in California may soon be required to post cancer warnings

Coffee shops in California may soon be required to post cancer warnings A visitor enjoys a cappuccino during the 39th global trade Show of Artisan Gelato (ice cream), Pastry, Bakery and Coffe World (SIGEP) in Rimini, on January 21, 2018. While 13 of the defendants , including 7-Eleven, have already settled out of court and agreed to issue warnings, the other nine retailers will meet for private mediations next month, according CNN . [Full Article...]

Sri Lanka take three early wickets

Sri Lanka take three early wickets Mahmudullah's 83 not out was supplemented by handy cameos from Mehedi Hasan (20) and Sunzamul Islam (24) that allowed Bangladesh to push past 500 after something of a mini-collapse left them in danger of being bowled out for less than 450. Mosaddek struggled during his stay in the middle, especially against Herath, and trying to play one against the spin, he mishit it straight to mid on. [Full Article...]

Nutritionist: Pizza for Breakfast Is Healthier Than You Might Think

Nutritionist: Pizza for Breakfast Is Healthier Than You Might Think Grabbing a cheesy slice of pizza in the morning may be a healthier option than pouring a bowl of cereal with milk, one nutritionist said. It definitely isn't the healthiest breakfast option there is. While Amer says pizza may not be the worst choice, compared to sugary cereals, Melissa Rifkin, a bariatric dietitian at the Montefiore Medical Center in NY, says it's still not a smart pick. [Full Article...]

United Nations postpones publication of 'blacklist' listing companies active in West Bank

United Nations postpones publication of 'blacklist' listing companies active in West Bank The report noted that only 64 of the companies have been contacted about the allegations so far, necessitating a delay in the publication of their names. "It is outside the competence and the authority of the Human Rights Council to deal with blacklisting". The UNHRC announced in a new report that it had identified 206 companies for inclusion on the "blacklist" - which critics say promotes the g... [Full Article...]

Active Volume Stock: New York Community Bancorp Inc. (NYCB)

It has underperformed by 30.27% the S&P500. The stock has declined 8 percent in the last 12 months. MML Investors Services LLC now owns 12,809 shares of the financial services provider's stock worth $168,000 after acquiring an additional 2,548 shares in the last quarter. [Full Article...]

The brilliant tweet BT Sport's senior director posted for Jurgen Klopp

The brilliant tweet BT Sport's senior director posted for Jurgen Klopp Naturally, this new development has prompted plenty of debate, but as far as I'm concerned only one point really matters: in all three cases, the correct decisions were made thanks to video technology. BT Sport's senior director, Sean Hughes, took to social media on Tuesday morning and responded to Klopp as transparently as possible. As for VAR, it's evident the system can cause lengthy delay... [Full Article...]

What Time Is The Super Bowl 2018: Start & Kickoff Time

What Time Is The Super Bowl 2018: Start & Kickoff Time The Eagles had a modest offensive showing in their NFC divisional playoff victory over the Atlanta Falcons , kicking five field goals in a 15-10 win. The Eagles expect him to be a factor Sunday. The Patriots defeated the league's top-ranked pass defense last week and they will face another tough task this week against the Eagles . [Full Article...]

Kamloops saw fewer illicit drug overdose deaths in 2017

Kamloops saw fewer illicit drug overdose deaths in 2017 The numbers are preliminary, and are expected to rise. Stats released today note more than 1,150 overdose deaths a year ago, or 81 per cent in the province, involved fentanyl, most often combined with cocaine, heroin, or methamphetamine. [Full Article...]

Who will you be rooting for in Super Bowl LII?

Buried on the depth chart behind LeSean McCoy and Ronnie Brown, that opportunity wasn't coming quickly with the Eagles . Then, on 3rd-and-8 from the Vikings' own 43-yard line, Philadelphia sent a four-man rush. "He's really played a big role in our offense this year - running, catching". However, the injury did not seem to bother him during the game, and he rallied his team from a 10-point ... [Full Article...]

BBC boss defends decrease wage of former China editor…

BBC boss defends decrease wage of former China editor… Ms Gracie, clearly upset as she spoke to MPs, said: "They said that from 2014-2016 I was "in development". But lawmaker Damian Collins, chair of the media committee, said the cap would have made no difference in Gracie's case. Gracie, the BBC's top journalist in China, left her position in January, accusing the BBC of having a "secretive and illegal pay culture". "It sounds like a tacit admissio... [Full Article...]

Obasanjo's Coalition Of Nigeria Movement Launched

Obasanjo's Coalition Of Nigeria Movement Launched Former National Secretary of the defunct Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) Buba Galadima was also in attendance, Further checks revealed that besides stalwarts of the erstwhile ruling party, the PDP and he ruling APC , members of other opposition parties were sighted. [Full Article...]


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