• Suicidal Thoughts, Attempts On The Rise Among Young People: 'It's A Critical Public-Health Crisis Right Now'
Suicidal Thoughts, Attempts On The Rise Among Young People: 'It's A Critical Public-Health Crisis Right Now'

Young Americans aged 15 to 17 experienced the most significant increases, as did girls, and suicidal thoughts and attempts peaked in the spring and fall while declining in the summer. Plemmons said, "The growing impact of mental health issues in paediatrics on hospitals and clinics can no longer be ignored". Rates were higher during the school year...

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  • WHO says Congo faces
WHO says Congo faces "very high" risk from Ebola outbreak

The worldwide response to the current Congo outbreak has been substantial, and is expected to grow in size and urgency after the announcement of a confirmed urban case. Thousands more were expected to arrive in the coming days. "This is a major, major game-changer in the outbreak", said Dr Peter Salama, the WHO's deputy director-general of emer...

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  • FDA approves drug to help with opioid withdrawal symptoms
FDA approves drug to help with opioid withdrawal symptoms

It also does not stop patients from craving opioids. Rather, the medication may help to alleviate withdrawal symptoms among those who have developed a physical dependence to opioids and are stopping or reducing their dosage. The oral, non-opioid, selective alpha 2-adrenergic receptor agonist reduces the release of norepinephrine. The treatment ha...

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  • We Still Don't Know Why These Lizards Have Lime-Green Blood
We Still Don't Know Why These Lizards Have Lime-Green Blood

In fact, the concentration of biliverdin in the blood of the lizards is 40 times higher than the lethal concentration in humans-but this doesn't seem to affect the lizards. Understanding the underlying physiological changes that have allowed these lizards to remain jaundice-free might translate to the non-traditional approaches to specific pro...

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  • Doctors say high blood pressure screening can save your life
Doctors say high blood pressure screening can save your life

Your blood pressure reading will be recorded with two numbers; a systolic pressure and a diastolic pressure. Globally, about one in four adults has hypertension and it is expected to affect more than 1.5 billion people by 2025, according to The Lancet medical journal.

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  • Exercise does not prevent or delay onset of dementia
Exercise does not prevent or delay onset of dementia

Moderate to high intensity aerobic and strength exercise training did not slow cognitive impairment, researchers found, and this sort of exercise may even worsen the condition, the authors suggested. Regarding the question of whether exercise might worsen dementia, they noted that those who did the most exercise had worse outcomes, saying it was "p...

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  • Royal bridal party for Meghan Markle and Prince Harry wedding revealed
Royal bridal party for Meghan Markle and Prince Harry wedding revealed

Impressively, they've managed to come across as freakish even in the crowded field that is modern marketing. According to the owner of one pampered pooch who walks in the park most days, Markle likes to jog with her beagle, Guy, but she always keeps him on a leash.

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  • Nigeria unmoved in FIFA World Rankings, Ghana climb
Nigeria unmoved in FIFA World Rankings, Ghana climb

On the worldwide scene, just seven global "A" matches, all friendlies, took place in the past month and as a result, there are few movers in the latest FIFA World Ranking . The Squirrels move up six spots to 84th overall, and will have their sights on matching their highest ever Federation Internationale de Football Association ranking - the 71st ...

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  • DR Congo warns of Ebola outbreak in major city of Mbandaka
DR Congo warns of Ebola outbreak in major city of Mbandaka

The Democratic Republic of Congo's efforts to head off an Ebola epidemic is running into obstacles, with the announcement of the first registered urban case. The 2014-16 West Africa outbreak, which killed 11,300 people, was particularly deadly because it spread to the capital cities of Guinea , Sierra Leone and Liberia .

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  • Britain urged to pressure Turkey's Erdogan over rights abuses
Britain urged to pressure Turkey's Erdogan over rights abuses

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has arrived in the United Kingdom for a three day visit that has attracted controversy. Meetings with Queen Elizabeth II and Prime Minister Theresa May are planned within the framework of the visit.

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  • US Surgeon General helps save passenger's life aboard flight headed to Atlanta
US Surgeon General helps save passenger's life aboard flight headed to Atlanta

Last Wednesday, passengers on a Delta flight were waiting for the plane to take off at the Lauerdale-Hollywood International Airport when flight crew alerted of a medical emergency. Delta spokesman Trebor Banstetter said in an email statement that "Prior to takeoff, Delta flight 1827 from Fort Lauderdale to Atlanta returned to the gate following...

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  • FDA says harvest season over for E. coli-linked romaine lettuce
FDA says harvest season over for E. coli-linked romaine lettuce

CDC authorities advised consumers to avoid romaine lettuce unless it can be verified that it was not grown in the Yuma area. The Center for Disease Control said 23 more cases have been reported in 13 states. coli bacteria sickening people nationwide since March. And 75 people have been sick enough to need hospitalization. Health officials say t...

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  • IPL 2018, KKR vs RR: 5 talking points
IPL 2018, KKR vs RR: 5 talking points

Rajasthan is also in high spirits after Job Buttler powers the Royals to a magnificent win at Wankhede stadium in Mumbai on Sunday. In his next over, Kuldeep's discipline forced Jos Buttler , 11 runs short of six consecutive fifties, into another reverse sweep.

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  • Mumbai Indians vs Kings XI Punjab
Mumbai Indians vs Kings XI Punjab

But the joy was short-lived as both Rahul and Finch seemed to have a plan on their mind. They calculated their chase during their 111-run second wicket partnership in 74 deliveries, taking it over by over and though they dealt in singles and the odd boundary.

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  • Circadian Rhythm disruption associated with mood disorders
Circadian Rhythm disruption associated with mood disorders

Interestingly it's not just disrupted sleep that can upset the fine balance of your circadian rhythm , it's also important to be active during the day and inactive at night - so that evening gym session probably isn't for the best. "Given that most mental health disorders begin during adolescence, more longitudinal studies in younger populations m...

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  • UEFA prepares to fight Saudi-backed Club World Cup plan
UEFA prepares to fight Saudi-backed Club World Cup plan

Ahead of the Europa League final in Lyon, the governing body of European football is holding a meeting of its "Council of UEFA" and FIFA president Gianni Infantino's plans are the main topic on the agenda. Some domestic competitions, including the English Premier League , are also said to be firmly opposed to the idea. It's claimed that Federati...

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  • Millennials face more pressure at the workplace than older colleagues
Millennials face more pressure at the workplace than older colleagues

Many organisations in Scotland including the Mental Health Foundation , See Me, SAMH, Penumbra, Samaritans and The Alliance play a huge part in helping to break down barriers associated with talking about mental health and together we are making progress, evidenced in part by the increase in demand for support.

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  • Manhattan to stop prosecuting most low-level marijuana cases in August
Manhattan to stop prosecuting most low-level marijuana cases in August

Three months ago, Brooklyn began a pilot program declining to prosecute some instances of smoking marijuana in public. "The dual mission of the Manhattan DA's Office is a safer NY and a more equal justice system", said District Attorney Cy Vance.

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  • Americans freed by North Korea reunited with families
Americans freed by North Korea reunited with families

Xi's offer "may have led to Kim's judgement on denuclearization " when he met with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Pyongyang after his China trip, according to the Yomiuri. Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said that his country is honoured to host the historic meeting between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un, while Ren Yuanzhe t...

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  • Mikel, Lokosa, Ajiboye top Eagles' World Cup provisional list
Mikel, Lokosa, Ajiboye top Eagles' World Cup provisional list

The list, which consists of 4 goalkeepers , 10 defenders , 8 midfielders and 8 attackers, also includes Enyimba FC goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa, Deportivo La Coruna's shot stopper Francis Uzoho. "My hardwork took me there and I am very grateful to God", he said. "I believe my goals will speak for me". "All players invited by the coach are expe...

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  • World Health Organization pushes ban of margarine by 2023
World Health Organization pushes ban of margarine by 2023

The United Nations agency has in the past pushed to exterminate infectious diseases, but now it's aiming to erase a hazard linked to chronic illness. Officials think it can be done in five years because the work is well underway in many countries.

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  • WOW launches London-Delhi flight via Iceland
WOW launches London-Delhi flight via Iceland

Skuli Morgensen, founder and CEO of WOW Air said: 'I am thrilled to broaden WOW air's offerings and bring low fare worldwide flight service to India. To purchase a flight or for more information on WOW air, please visit www.wowair.us. WOW air offers the lowest fares, a modern fleet with the lowest emissions and the biggest smile; this is the WOW ...

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  • In the American woods, found the two-headed deer
In the American woods, found the two-headed deer

Conjoined twin fawns have also been found before but they were still in utero and were stillborn. A white-tailed female deer gave birth to baby twins in May 2016 that happens nearly like every day in the US after giving birth, the mother started to clean her babies but to her surprise, they didn't respond.

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  • Jamshedpur boy crowned second national topper in ISC exam
Jamshedpur boy crowned second national topper in ISC exam

Bhubaneswar: ICSE Class 10 , ISC Class 12 results declared. In ISC (Class XII), seven students, including two from Mumbai secured first rank in the country by scoring 99.50%. "My liking for the subjects helped me score good marks", she said. It's always my dream to pursue the honours course at Delhi University. Said Utpat, "I got to know my ...

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  • New Haven Board of Education votes to close 3 public schools
New Haven Board of Education votes to close 3 public schools

Voters will decide on the district's proposed $15,347,877 spending plan for the 2018-19 school year as well as the election of two members to the Board of Education , one vacancy is for a three-year term commencing July 1, 2018 and concluding June 30, 2021, and one vacancy is for a two-year term commencing July 1, 2018 and concluding June 30, 2020...

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