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Is disrupted sleep an early sign of Alzheimer's disease?

Is disrupted sleep an early sign of Alzheimer's disease?

A further companion study in mice found that circadian rhythm disruptions could directly accelerate the accumulation of amyloid plaques in the brain - the build-up of which are strongly linked to A...

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World Cup the long-term goal, ODI series the aim now

That moved South Africa within six points of India at the top of the rankings , but victory in the final match meant Virat Kohli's team are now guaranteed to finish top by the cut-off date of A...

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Miss it? View photos and video of the 'Super Blue Blood Moon'

Miss it? View photos and video of the 'Super Blue Blood Moon'

The event is causing much buzz as it combines three unusual lunar events - an extra big super moon, a blue moon , and a total lunar eclipse . "It's a term for when the moon goes into the Earth's...

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Trump pledges to make America great 'for all Americans'

Trump pledges to make America great 'for all Americans'

He said a path to citizenship could be given to millions of undocumented workers who entered the US illegally as children. Colbert mentioned that he learned right before the speech that First Lady...

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Is It Undervalued? Look at the P/E Ratio: Harley-Davidson, Inc

Is It Undervalued? Look at the P/E Ratio: Harley-Davidson, Inc

Harley-Davidson reported motorcycle and related products revenue to $1.05 billion, higher than $933 million recorded in the year-ago quarter. HOG trades with a P/S ratio of 1.7. Baird. The stock dec...

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South Africa's Capitec falls 25 pct after report by Viceroy Research

South Africa's Capitec falls 25 pct after report by Viceroy Research

According to all the information available, Capitec is solvent, well capitalised and has adequate liquidity. Responding to a damning research report from Viceroy Group into Capitec, the Sarb told ...

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Councilman, teacher recorded making anti-military rant in classroom

A high school teacher has become the subject of criticism and violent threats after a video of him slamming the United States military went viral. The student, a 17-year-old senior who said he w...

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Indonesian police force 'manly makeover' on transgenders

Indonesian police force 'manly makeover' on transgenders

The arrests were in a raid on five hair salons owned by transgender women, who are referred to locally as " waria ". "We have reports from mothers that their sons were teased by the transgender women"...

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State of the Union Address

State of the Union Address

He's one of the rising stars of the Democratic Party: Joe Kennedy III is the Democratic congressman representing MA. Veteran Democratic strategist Matt Bennett said , "The response to the State...

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Hillary Clinton's response to report of harassment disappointing: Patti Solis Doyle

Hillary Clinton's response to report of harassment disappointing: Patti Solis Doyle

Strider, who was Clinton's faith adviser, was a founder of the American Values Network and sent the candidate scripture readings every morning for months during the campaign. Some of Clinton's senior ...

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Beach walk leaves couple with worms in feet

Beach walk leaves couple with worms in feet

The pair had contracted hookworms, otherwise known as larva migrans, which are parasites which enter the skin when coming in contact with infected surfaces. To have permission, the doctor sent Healt...

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Arkansas Flu Deaths Rise To 94, Record Number Expected This Season

Arkansas Flu Deaths Rise To 94, Record Number Expected This Season

Protect others by staying home, seeing a doctor if you are sick, and covering your mouth when you cough or sneeze. However, Calvert said this year's virus brought with it a bout of nausea, vomiting ...

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Dayton Declares This 'Super Bowl Week,' Officially

Dayton Declares This 'Super Bowl Week,' Officially

Many consider Brady the best quarterback the National Football League has ever seen, but Tarkenton said Rivers "would have been great" if Rivers would have played for Patriots coach Bill Belich...

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Death toll increases as America faces one of the worst flu seasons

Death toll increases as America faces one of the worst flu seasons

The relation isn't something new, but this year, they're seeing people suffering heart attacks within a week of getting the flu . Nationwide, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report...

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Alessia Cara Earns Grammy For Best New Artist

Backstage, Logic explained his comments. Alessia Cara , the lone female victor, took home the prize for best new artist . "I know it sounds cheesy and dumb but it's the honest truth". But if Gr...

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Even one cigarette per day increases the risk of stroke by 30%

Even one cigarette per day increases the risk of stroke by 30%

Roy Herbst, chief of medical oncology at Yale Cancer Center. The researchers stressed that the study disputes the misconception of many smokers and doctors that smoking only a few cigarettes causes ...

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Outrage sparks over Pico Rivera councilman's anti-veteran rant

The 17-year-old high school senior who shot the videos, told The OC Register that he never intended for the videos to go viral. Salcido can also be hearing in one of the videos that, "Think about ...

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Federer First Man To Win 20 Grand Slams After Aussie Open Win

Federer First Man To Win 20 Grand Slams After Aussie Open Win

The win was Federer's sixth Australian Open triumph and his 20th grand slam win - making him the first man to take that many grand slam titles. The same can be said for Roger Federer in capt...

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Man hurls shoe at Baahubali actress Tamannaah

Man hurls shoe at Baahubali actress Tamannaah

The incident took place at Himayathnagar, Hyderabad on Sunday when the actress came for a jewelry shop opening ceremony. Later the security personnel searched the culprit and arrested him. Tamannaah...

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Why Jay Z Declined to Perform at the 2018 Grammys

Why Jay Z Declined to Perform at the 2018 Grammys

It's our duty to make sure that not only are we making the greatest art that we upholding, and supporting the things that's super real. Pink recalled how Willow had told her, "I'm the ugliest girl I...

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Afghanistan mourns after ambulance bomb kills dozens

While Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid claimed that police had been killed, eyewitnesses said the victims were mainly civilians. Aerial footage showed two ambulances - the second one driven by ...

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IPL auction: Joe Root goes unsold in his first season

IPL auction: Joe Root goes unsold in his first season

England all-rounder Ben Stokes attracted the highest price of $1.96 million in the early sales at the Indian Premier League ( IPL ) auction on Saturday, despite uncertainty over his availability. R...

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Parents initiating teens to drinking a bad idea

Parents initiating teens to drinking a bad idea

Many parents believe giving their children sips of wine or beer at the dinner table will teach them to drink responsibly. Rather, this practice was found to increase the likelihood of teens accessing ...

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Zika Virus Cases in Newborns Were Under-Reported in 2016

Zika Virus Cases in Newborns Were Under-Reported in 2016

Twenty-two percent of birth defects were "other consequences of [central nervous system] dysfunction without mention of brain or eye abnormalities", the researchers reported. Brenda Fitzgerald, direct...

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Volcanic eruption in Philippines may last for months

Volcanic eruption in Philippines may last for months

The Philippines' most active volcano spewed fountains of red-hot lava and massive ash plumes anew Tuesday in a dazzling but increasingly unsafe eruption that has sent more than 56,000 villagers fleein...

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President Buhari arrives Addis Ababa for AU meeting

President Buhari arrives Addis Ababa for AU meeting

Commenting on the theme, the Presidential Media Aide said, "The theme for this year's summit is essentially on corruption". The continent loses between $50 billion and $80 billion a year due to illi...

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Burned Bears: Fish Skin Wraps Healed Burns Faster After Wildfire

Burned Bears: Fish Skin Wraps Healed Burns Faster After Wildfire

Two bears badly burned in the Southern California wildfires in early December were treated by wrapping the burned areas with fish skin, resulting in fast healing of the burns. Treating wild animals ...

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Punjab's Most Wanted Gangster Vicky Gounder Shot Dead In Police Encounter

Punjab's Most Wanted Gangster Vicky Gounder Shot Dead In Police Encounter

He was using multiple Facebook accounts, operated through associates in various countries including the Gulf nations, Cyprus and Germany, said Dinkar Gupta, adding that the most followed account had m...

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Pakistan, Indonesia agree to enhance defence, trade cooperation

Pakistan, Indonesia agree to enhance defence, trade cooperation

Indonesian President Joko Widodo told a joint session of the parliament in Islamabad on Friday that conflicts and wars benefit no one while democracy was the best way to serve interests of the peopl...

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Mosquitoes may learn to avoid you if you swat at them enough

Mosquitoes may learn to avoid you if you swat at them enough

If a study by scientists in the U.S. is right, however, then the insects may well learn to steer clear of people who try to swat them for as little as half a minute. Without dopamine, the experiment...

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