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Kids With Cochlear Implants Suffer Memory Problems

Kids With Cochlear Implants Suffer Memory Problems

May 23, – A cochlear implant is an implanted device that helps provide a sense of sound to people who are deaf or have severe hearing loss, according to the U.S. National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders. Deaf children with cochlear implants are at increased risk for developmental delays in memory and higher […]

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Vodka to blame for high death risk in Russian men

Vodka to blame for high death risk in Russian men

Jan 31, – Russian men who down large amounts of vodka — and too many do — have an “extraordinarily” high risk of an early death, a new study says. Researchers tracked about 151,000 adult men in the Russian cities of Barnaul, Byisk and Tomsk from 1999 to 2010. They interviewed them about their drinking […]

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Al-Qaida-linked forces capture town of Fallujah in Iraq

Al-Qaida-linked forces capture town of Fallujah in Iraq

Jan 04, –  A rejuvenated al-Qaida-affiliated force asserted control over the western Iraqi city of Fallujah on Friday, raising its flag over government buildings and declaring an Islamic state in one of the most crucial areas that U.S. troops fought to pacify before withdrawing from Iraq two years ago. The capture of Fallujah came amid […]

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Hydration, regular breakfast give sound sleep

Hydration, regular breakfast give sound sleep

Dec 08, – Don’t skip breakfast and drink as much water as possible to sleep well. You may start worrying about finding the perfect gift for your loved ones or over too many Christmas party invitations, and such thoughts can have a negative impact on one’s sleep pattern. Sleep expert Nerina Ramlakhan has shared advice […]

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Egypt court cuts sentences on Islamist women

Egypt court cuts sentences on Islamist women

Dec 08, – The initial verdict handed down late last month caused an international and domestic outcry. “This is God-given,” Ola Alaa, an 18-year-old medical student who was initially sentenced to 11 years, told The Associated Press by telephone after reaching her home in the coastal city of Alexandria. “I think (the authorities) wanted to […]

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World of entertainment for visitors at Global Village

World of entertainment for visitors at Global Village

Dec 08, – Exciting, breath-taking entertainment shows are on the cards at the 18th edition of the Global Village. Circus performers from China, street performers from the UK, breakdancers from the US, fountains with a ‘son et lumiere’ show featuring fire effects, the thrill show ‘Sky Wheel’, street shows featuring Street Lamp Acrobatics and the […]

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AP reporter’s quest to find bodies ends in desert

AP reporter’s quest to find bodies ends in desert

Dec 07, – That’s how you know where the bodies are buried. Close to three dozen people in northern Mali disappeared earlier this year, killed or taken away by the country’s military, according to human rights groups. The victims were caught in a backlash against Arabs and Tuaregs, desert people who form a small and […]

December 7, 2013 | By | Reply More
Israel, Palestinians closest to peace ‘in years’: Kerry

Israel, Palestinians closest to peace ‘in years’: Kerry

Dec 07, – Israel and the Palestinians are closer to a peace deal than they have been in years, US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday wrapping up his latest visit. “I believe we are closer than we have been in years to bringing about the peace and the prosperity and the security […]

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AP NewsBreak: Yemen says Saudis behind attack

AP NewsBreak: Yemen says Saudis behind attack

Dec 07, – The attack – the deadliest in Sanaa since May 2012 – marked an escalation in the terror network’s battle to undermine the U.S.-allied government and destabilize the impoverished Arab nation despite the drone strikes and a series of U.S.-backed military offensive against it. U.S. forces also have been training and arming Yemeni […]

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Mobile radiation causes no health risk: WHO expert

Mobile radiation causes no health risk: WHO expert

Dec 06, – Mobile towers and mobile phone radiations have no health risks and do not cause cancer, a World Health Organisation (WHO) expert said on Thursday. ‘WHO studies have already proven that mobile phones do not affect human health. Cancer or brain tumour apart, it doesn’t cause even headaches or sleep disorder,” said radiation […]

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