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  • Increasing Vitamin C Intake May Reduce the Risk of Blood Cancer: Study

    22 August 2017 12:02 PM 8

    Vitamin C is an important water-soluble vitamin that helps the body form and maintain connective tissue such as bones, blood vessels and skin. It is found abundantly in various fruits and vegetables. The study suggests that stem cells in the body soak up unusually high levels of vitamin C, which then regulates the cell function and suppresses the development

  • Doctors urge parents to get kids vaccinated before going back to school

    22 August 2017 10:12 AM 2

    Amid the back-to-school shopping and planning for your student’s return to the classroom, it’s hard to check off everything in your to-do list. One thing doctors say is a must: vaccinations. August marks National Immunization Awareness month, and that’s no surprise. Doctors are serious about vaccinations, particularly because a recent trend for some parents

  • Doctors called safe daily amount of coffee

    21 August 2017 10:23 PM 7

    On the contrary: those who drank up to five cups of coffee a day, less likely to become victims of heart attack or stroke than those who do not drink coffee. Doctors refer to the results of a large study conducted by researchers at Harvard University (USA) and Singapore, and is dedicated to the relationship between the amount of consumed coffee and cardiovascular

  • Man who rammed van into two bus stops in France had psychological issues: official

    21 August 2017 10:52 AM 3

    The driver of the Renault Master van was arrested in a third location, the scenic Old Port area of France’s second-large city. MARSEILLE, FRANCE—A van rammed into two bus stops about 5 kilometres apart in the French port city of Marseille on Monday, killing one person and injuring another, police officials said. The driver of the van, arrested in a third

  • 'No Element Pointing To A Terrorist Attack': Marseille Prosecutor

    21 August 2017 10:52 AM 11

    New Delhi: One person was killed and another seriously injured in the southern French city of Marseille on Monday after a van ploughed into people at two different bus stops, police sources, adding that the suspected driver had been arrested. Marseille's prosecutor Xavier Tarabeux said that investigators had no "element pointing to a terrorist attack"

  • Gareth Morgan standing behind 'lipstick on a pig' comment

    21 August 2017 1:31 AM 6

    The Opportunities Party (TOP) leader Gareth Morgan isn't backing down after calling Labour leader Jacinda Ardern "lipstick on a pig". In a press conference on Monday, Dr Morgan cited Former US President Barack Obama's use of the same phrase in reference to the Republican Party's new slogan for "change". "I could've used any figure of speech, but I like that one because

  • Labour pays tribute to Peter Dunne

    21 August 2017 12:25 AM 2

    Leader of the Opposition Jacinda Ardern has today paid tribute to United Future leader Peter Dunne, who announced he would no longer be standing in the 2017 General Election. “Today I acknowledge the significant contribution by Peter Dunne over 33 years to the electorate of Ōhāriu and the New Zealand Parliament. “Entering parliament with the Labour Party

  • Global Cochlear Implants Market 2017- Nurotron, Cochlear, MED-EL and AB(Sonova)

    20 August 2017 9:18 PM 2

    The research report on Global Cochlear Implants Market provides the up-to-date market trends, the present market scenario, and the market forecast during 2017-2022. The complete analysis of Cochlear Implants market on the global scale provides key details in form of graphs, statistics and tables which will help the market players in making key business

  • 6 horses in Finney County contract equine infectious anemia

    20 August 2017 11:44 AM 5

    MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Six horses at a Finney County facility will be euthanized after becoming infected with equine infectious anemia. The Kansas Department of Agriculture said in a news release Friday that it was contacted this month about a positive test for the disease. All the exposed horses were tested and five other horses tested positive. Because

  • At least $1b for rebuild

    18 August 2017 11:57 PM 10

    Prime Minister Bill English and Health Minister Jonathan Coleman are coming to Dunedin today to make a big election promise about the Dunedin Hospital rebuild. The pair will promise to spend at least $1billion on a new hospital, the Otago Daily Times understands. It is understood to be a full rebuild of the ward block and clinical services building