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'Bohemian Rhapsody' moves on with Dexter Fletcher


Still, it's noted that the new director could opt to reshoot scenes filmed by Singer. The film has about two weeks left in shooting. Although 20th Century Fox has fired Bryan Singer from the upcoming Freddie Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody , the director maintains that "it is still my film". Read More »

CDC warns about worse flu season than years past


Across all the strains for which it was produced, the vaccine was about 33 percent effective in Australia. The U.S. sees 140,000 to 710,000 hospitalizations and 12,000 to 56,000 deaths every year from the flu. Kristen Nordlund, a spokeswoman for the Centers for Disease Control , said the federal agency will be releasing later this week the season's first set of data on what the expected vaccine effectiveness is in the United States and what early-season flu vaccination coverage looks like. Read More »

Researchers say coffee could actually benefit you


But before we can start giving coffee to patients, we needed to know whether coffee drinking had any recognised harms, so we made a decision to conduct an umbrella review to capture as much important information about coffee drinking and health as we could. Read More »

Adopting a dog may help single people extend lifespan


The study looked at over 3.4 million Swedish individuals between the ages of 40 and 80 sampled from a national database and the Swedish Twin Register over a 12-year study period. 'Dogs may be beneficial in reducing cardiovascular risk by providing a non-human form of social support and increasing physical activity. For people who live solo, owning a dog can cut their risk of death by 33% and their risk of cardiovascular related death by 36%, the study suggests. Read More »

Research suggests that sudden cardiac arrest after sex is rare but deadly


Sumeet Chugh , medical director of the Heart Rhythm Center at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. In an attempt to shed light on the extent that sexual activity is a factor in triggering SCA, researchers from the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute analyzed a database detailing instances of SCAs that occurred over a 13-year timeframe between 2002 - 2015 in Portland, Oregon. Read More »

Even Light Drinking May Raise Cancer Risk, Doctors Warn


In addition, researchers said that in 2012, approximately 5.5 percent of all new cancer occurrences and 5.8 percent of all cancer deaths globally could be attributed to drinking alcohol. A recent survey finds that 70% of Americans are unaware of how alcohol is linked to potential cancer. "If you don't drink, there's no reason to start". Read More »

3 reasons Michigan State will win Big Ten


Odds : Penn State opened as 12-point favorites. Michigan State officials project that the game won't resume until 4:15 p.m., although that is not an official time for a restart. Penn State cut into the deficit with a 26-yard field goal by Tyler Davis and then took a 24-21 lead on a 70-yard touchdown pass from McSorley to DeAndre Thompkins on the final play of the third quarter. Read More »

Three local hospitals keep A ratings

But the largest number of hospitals earned a "C" grade or lower. No Maryland hospitals in the D.C. area got F grades, and one got an A. According to the EAM and Leapfrog, Michigan is showing a trend in declining A grades and increasing B grades. Read More »

How does California fit into the opioid crisis?


The declaration will also broaden the use of telemedicine and remove some regulations. "This was an idea that I had, where if we can teach young people not to take drugs", Mr. In August , Trump promised he would declare the epidemic a "national emergency". "I'm pushing the Senate to act as quickly as possible on four bipartisan bills, including the STOP Act to help stop risky synthetic drugs from being shipped into our country; the Prescription Drug Monitoring Act, which will help stop ... Read More »

Regular marijuana use linked to having more sex


Pot users have about 20 per cent more sex than those who do not use it, reveals a study of more than 50,000 adult Americans. As Michael Eisenberg put it, "It doesn't say if you smoke more marijuana, you'll have more sex ". Some 24.5 per cent of men and 14.5 per cent of women in the analysis reported having used marijuana, and there was a positive association between the frequency of marijuana use and the frequency of sexual intercourse. Read More »

Saturday is Drug Take Back Day


In partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration, troopers will collect expired and unused pills so they can be destroyed. Four out of five people who start using heroin start with inappropriate use of prescriptions. Sessions said that medicines forgotten in home medicine cabinets are increasingly subject to misuse and that rates of accidental poisonings and overdose by prescription medications are alarmingly high. Read More »

Plague in Madagascar: 124 people died, more than a thousand infected

The most common, but less risky form of the plague is the bubonic plague, causing "inflamed lymph nodes , which can then turn to puss-filled, open sores if the condition worsens", the report read . Health officials suspect it's no coincidence that the outbreak - which has infected more than 1,100 people and killed 124 since August - coincides with the time of year when families customarily exhume the remains of dead relatives, wrap them in a sheet, and dance with them through the ... Read More »

Trump disputes military widow's account of condolence call


Sgt. Johnson and three comrades died October 4 in Africa when militants tied to the Islamic State attacked them. La David Johnson, one of the four US soldiers killed in a military operation in Niger on October 4, told ABC's Good Morning America that President Trump "made me cry even worse" when he called to offer condolences last week. Read More »

Listeria contamination prompts packaged vegetable recall


The recalled products were distributed with "best if used by" dates from October 11 to October 20 on the packaging. A major vegetable recall was issued across the country last week amid fears of bacterial contamination. Healthy individuals, according to the recall announcement from Mann's, may suffer short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea. Read More »

SC asks govt to take call on national anthem in cinema halls


Later, in December 2016, the court modified its order to say that handicapped persons need not stand up. On November 30 2016, the apex court has laterly clarifies that movie watchers would not be obliged to stand for the anthem if it is part of the film that is being screened. Read More »

75% decrease in flying insects over 27 years


Insects comprise approximately two-thirds of all life on Earth, and ecosystems depend on them to pollinate plants and provide food for many animals. Prior research further shows insect-eating birds numbers have dramatically declined throughout Western Europe. Read More »

Hema Malini birthday: When the actress was caught red-handed with Dharmendra


It is very handsome and cordial. In fact, when I had my accident (her vehicle accident in 2015 in Rajasthan ), Sunny was the first person to come and meet me at home. During the launch event, Hema Malini also shed some light on her relationship with her stepsons which you will also find it in her biography. Of course! That's where the cinema has gone today, in terms of what the audience demands, and in terms of how much the industry, not only in India, but globally how much we've grown. Read More »