• Exposure to Lead could Cause Heart Attacks
Exposure to Lead could Cause Heart Attacks

Rather, he said, it "suggests that low-level environmental lead exposure is a leading risk factor for premature death in the US, particularly from cardiovascular disease ". Overall, people who had high lead levels (6.7 µg/dL) were at 37 percent greater risk of premature death from any cause, 70 percent times greater risk of cardiovascular de...

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  • CDC: Missing employee received early promotion
CDC: Missing employee received early promotion

In early March, multiple media outlets reported Dr. Timothy Cunningham , team lead for the CDC's division of population health, met with a supervisor February 12 to discuss why he hadn't received a promotion the week before he went missing, citing comments from an Atlanta police official.

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  • Major markets to remain shut today to protest against sealing drive
Major markets to remain shut today to protest against sealing drive

An all-party delegation will meet a Supreme Court-appointed monitoring committee to seek a solution to problems posed by an ongoing sealing drive, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Tuesday, while hitting out at the BJP for boycotting a meeting called on the issue by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal .

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  • PM says time to change approach to eradicate the disease
PM says time to change approach to eradicate the disease

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be guest of honor at this week's Delhi TB Summit in India, where World Health Organization and Stop TB Partnership will launch a joint initiative aimed at finding 4 million missing people with TB.

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  • 'Moderate' spring hiring expected in Cornwall: Manpower
'Moderate' spring hiring expected in Cornwall: Manpower

Public and social sector employers report modest hiring plans with an outlook of +7%, while some payroll gains are forecast for the mining and quarrying sector, where the outlook stands at +6%. Organisation-size comparisons Participating employers are categorised into one of four organisation sizes: Micro businesses have less than 10 employees, s...

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  • Regeneron's anti-cholesterol drug Praluent reduces death risk in trial
Regeneron's anti-cholesterol drug Praluent reduces death risk in trial

The findings are welcome news for the drug's manufacturers, as the high list price has proven unpalatable to insurance companies. Approximately 90% of patients were on a high-intensity statin. "The results were not trivial", said Fuster, from Mount Sinai Hospital in NY. Patients were randomized equally to be treated either by Praluent injection o...

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  • British Paedophile Ring Abused 1000 Children
British Paedophile Ring Abused 1000 Children

It comes as Lucy's father George, who survived that arson attack along with his granddaughter Tazneem, told of his fears after police received a threat to his safety. The pedophile rings mostly target white children. Details emerged of alleged child abuse cases involving possibly thousands of young girls dating back to the late1980s.

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  • Genes Affect Your Empathy Levels, Like Experiences Do
Genes Affect Your Empathy Levels, Like Experiences Do

For the first time, researchers investigated the genetic architecture of empathy using genome-wide association studies, according to results published Monday in the journal Translational Psychiatry . They have also confirmed what many may have already suspected - that women tend to be more empathetic than men. "The difference empathy level in me...

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  • Bourdais Wins Second Consecutive Firestone Grand Prix Of St. Petersburg
Bourdais Wins Second Consecutive Firestone Grand Prix Of St. Petersburg

And now for the villainous viewpoint. He restarted the race 21st. Honda swept the Top 5 positions in the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. I tried my best not to hit him. If you want to go there, all the more power to you. But I think maybe Alex found the limit because as far as I'm aware, he's not getting a penalty for what he did, which i...

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  • Anushka Sharma Virat Kohli new photo will send romantic waves
Anushka Sharma Virat Kohli new photo will send romantic waves

While Anushka Sharma shared a pic of kissing hubby Virat on his cheek, the Indian skipper shared pic of the couple chilling at their posh Mumbai Apartment. Anushka Sharma who was last seen in horror flick Pari , is now busy in her upcoming film Sui Dhaaga in which Varun Dhawan is playing the lead role.

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  • Williams sisters win to set up clash at Indian Wells
Williams sisters win to set up clash at Indian Wells

She marked the occasion with a gold-toned "S" Serena pin that was available to fans who came to see her play. "Obviously, I wish it was anybody else in the draw, literally anybody, but that's OK", Serena said. Collins, ranked 116th and making her first appearance in the main draw, is just starting her second year on the WTA Tour. In 2015 Serena...

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  • Drew Brees, Saints taking contract talks down to the wire
Drew Brees, Saints taking contract talks down to the wire

ET on Monday, an alternative offer will be coming. Pelissero is right. Brees is technically a free agent, but everyone expects the 39 year old to return to New Orleans . Teams like the Minnesota Vikings are trying to figure out how to piece together their best rosters while players are looking to cash in on big paydays or position themselves t...

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  • Thousands of Frozen Eggs and Embryos Feared Destroyed at California Fertility Clinic
Thousands of Frozen Eggs and Embryos Feared Destroyed at California Fertility Clinic

According to Herbert, the extent to which the chemical failure damaged the eggs and embryos remains unclear. The failure was discovered by the clinic's lab director, who noticed the level of liquid nitrogen in one of its steel storage tanks was too low, which resulted in a temperature increase.

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  • INX Media corruption case
INX Media corruption case

The CBI produced Karti, son of former Union minister P Chidambaram , in a Delhi court after his three-day police custody expired and sought 15-day judicial custody. Today the CBI would appraise the court about the fresh details that have cropped up following the questioning of Karti's chartered accountant, Bhaskararaman.

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  • Sloppy, uninspired England lose in France to relinquish title
Sloppy, uninspired England lose in France to relinquish title

It's the flip of what happened previous year (when Ireland denied England a Grand Slam) and we know what England's motivation is going to be. "If the game loves us then we might have won against France , but we didn't get bounce of ball, we didn't get the 50/50 decisions and we are in the losers' chair and it is not a very happy place".

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  • Myanmar builds military bases where Rohingya homes and mosques stood: Amnesty
Myanmar builds military bases where Rohingya homes and mosques stood: Amnesty

Almost 700,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled northern Rakhine state to Bangladesh since Myanmar launched a brutal crackdown on insurgents six months ago that the USA and United Nations have called ethnic cleansing . "No one wants to stay because they are afraid of more violence against them", said a 31-year-old man who fled to Bangladesh in January w...

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  • Batshuayi relieved after breaking Borussia Dortmund dry spell with match-winning double
Batshuayi relieved after breaking Borussia Dortmund dry spell with match-winning double

They are third on 45 points, three above fifth-placed Frankfurt. Michy Batshuayi said he was delighted to help Borussia Dortmund take all three points at home after he scored a brace, including the last-gasp victor, as he came off the bench in the 3-2 win over Eintracht Frankfurt on Sunday night.

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  • Disease X' Added to the WHO R&D Blueprint List
Disease X' Added to the WHO R&D Blueprint List

Contenders are weighed primarily on their potential to rapidly epidemics of huge proportions, even global pandemics, as well as the real-life damage they have proven capable of. According to WHO, "Disease X" will be caused by a pathogen which is not yet identified to cause human diseases. "It may seem unusual to be adding an "X" but the point is ...

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  • Bracketology 2018: Davidson wins the A 10 title, ruining someone's NCAA dreams
Bracketology 2018: Davidson wins the A 10 title, ruining someone's NCAA dreams

Most experts predicted before Saturday's play that the Bonnies would make the NCAA field, which will be announced Sunday evening. As Davidson finished off Rhode Island, Curry posted an Instagram story of his live reaction from the Warriors' facility.

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  • Second phase of Pulse Polio campaign from tomorrow
Second phase of Pulse Polio campaign from tomorrow

Around 11,630 children will be provided with the drops at 402 centres in the city. In order to ensure that cent percent target is achieved, the District Development Commissioner directed the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) to constitute mobile teams for conducting door-to-door surveys in the district.

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  • CDC Says Lung disease killed Dentists very fast
CDC Says Lung disease killed Dentists very fast

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . Seven of the patients had died, Newsweek reports . The CDC has said that though cases of the disease have been linked to certain types of jobs, there is no published data about the association between dentists and International Monetary Fund.

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  • British police investigates anti-Muslim letters
British police investigates anti-Muslim letters

Reports on social media show letters have been distributed in various towns and cities across the country, including Bristol, Sheffield and London. In a tweet, Mr Javid called reports of the letters "disturbing" and said "we will do everything in our power to tackle those who spread hate".

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  • Alberta signs letter to US President Donald Trump opposing steel tariffs
Alberta signs letter to US President Donald Trump opposing steel tariffs

Analysis by chief foreign correspondent Philip WilliamsSo are we or are we not? Shares in China's steel and aluminium makers fell on Friday morning. The people briefed on the plans said all countries affected by the tariffs would be invited to negotiate with the Trump administration to be exempted from the tariffs if they can address the thre...

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  • Winger Reus signs new Dortmund contract to 2023
Winger Reus signs new Dortmund contract to 2023

Reus, 28, has undoubted talent but his career has been fragmented by injuries which forced him out of both the last World Cup and Euro 2016. The Germany global, 28, has been linked with several top European clubs in his career, but is now committed to Dortmund until 2023.

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  • Barack and Michelle Obama to launch new TV shows on Netflix
Barack and Michelle Obama to launch new TV shows on Netflix

Jill Abramson, 63, the former executive editor for The New York Times from 2011 to 2014, claimed she keeps a therapy doll of the 44th president to get her through the Trump Administration, she wrote in The Guardian Mar. A deal between Netflix and the Obamas would be huge for the streaming service. Under the terms of a proposed deal, Netflix...

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