Can Acupuncture Treat Women’s Health Issues? Studies Find Mixed Results
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Whether acupuncture can really help treat certain health conditions is controversial, and now two new studies on the ancient practice have reached mixed conclusions. One study found that women with stress urinary incontinence — who involuntarily urinate when they cough, sneeze, laugh or exercise — could benefit from acupuncture. But the other study, which looked at acupuncture among women with a certain type of infertility, suggested that acupuncture did not increase these women’s chances of having a baby. Both studies were...

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A Traffic Police Officer Who Stopped President of India’s Convoy To Let Ambulance Pass Through, To Be Rewarded
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He Will Probably Be Sacked In Nigeria But In India A Traffic Police Officer Who Stopped President of India’s Convoy To Let Ambulance Pass Through, To Be Rewarded A brave traffic police sub-inspector, ML Nijalingappa, who was deployed to the busy Bengaluru’s Trinity Circle on Saturday won the heart of many when he stopped the convoy of the President of India to make way for an ambulance. The convoy was leading President Pranab Mukherjee to the inauguration of Metro’s Green Line in...

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Best students receive fowls as prizes
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The photo of the school children, who are believed to be from the Wiamoase Government School, located in the Ashanti Region, has since gone viral. The idea of school authorities to award some of its students with a fully grown fowl each at a Speech and Prize Day has got many Ghanaians ranting on social media. The photo of the school children, who are believed to be from the Wiamoase Government School, located in the Ashanti Region, has since gone...

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Corpse exhumed for dodging communal labour while alive
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The chief of Assin Dansame in the Central Region has ordered for the body of a native of the town to be exhumed few hours after he was buried. According to the chief the deceased; Koo Emma never participated in communal labour hence his order for the remains to be exhumed.   He said that he had warned Koo Emma several times when he was alive and also told him he (the chief) will not allow for him to be...

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Ban on pregnant school girls is raising eyebrows
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Jackie Leonard Lomboma, a teenage mother who got pregnant at the age of 15 is unimpressed by the ban in Tanzania, preventing female teens from continuing their education soon as they are with child. This is following an announcement by Tanzanian president, John Magufuli, restricting girls who have been impregnated from returning to school. playTanzania’s president, John Magufuli.  (Press) Lomboma, who spoke in an interview with the BBC News described the action as disappointing. She believes students who dropped out from schools...

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EU slaps Google with record $2.7 billion fine
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European antitrust regulators slapped Google with a record €2.4 billion ($2.7 billion) fine on Tuesday for systematically favoring its own search results above those of its competitors. The European Commission found that the U.S. tech giant used its search results to unfairly steer customers to its own shopping platform in a case that dates to 2010. Regulators said that Google must change its behavior within 90 days or face additional penalties. “What Google has done is illegal under EU antitrust...

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