Daily Archives: March 11, 2020

Europa League thrown into coronavirus chaos as two last-16 ties are shelved | Football

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The knockout stages of the Europa League have been thrown into disarray after two of the last-16 fixtures were postponed the day before the first legs were scheduled to take place as the coronavirus outbreak continues to take its toll on the football calendar across the continent. While Manchester United’s …

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Wine Ratings May Be Meaningless for Most People

Diet Drinks As Mixers May Make for More Potent Cocktails

Latest Nutrition, Food & Recipes News TUESDAY, March 6 (HealthDay News) — When it comes to wine, a new study suggests that the ratings and reviews of experts may be lost on many consumers. The professionals seem to have a much more sensitive sense of taste than most …

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2 Americans and 1 British national killed in rocket attack on base in Iraq

Pentagon identifies Marines killed in 'intense' clash with ISIS fighters in Iraq

US Central Command spokesman Capt. William Urban confirmed that two US service members and one coalition service member were killed in the Katyusha rocket attack. The US will go after the perpetrators inside Iraq, a second defense official told CNN, adding that based on weapons and tactics used, there is …

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Longer Use of Alzheimer’s Drug May Help Patients

Gene Research Offers Clues to Parkinson's Disease

Continued Treatment With Aricept Shows Some Merit By Denise MannWebMD Health News Reviewed by Michael W. Smith, MD March 7, 2012 — The Alzheimer’s drug Aricept helps people with early to moderate signs of the disease maintain a higher level of function, but just how long the drug continues working …

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2020 NCAA Tournament games to be played without fans in attendance due to threat of coronavirus

2020 NCAA Tournament games to be played without fans in attendance due to threat of coronavirus

In response to concerns over the spread of coronavirus, the NCAA announced Wednesday that fans will not be able to attend its championships including the 2020 men’s and women’s NCAA Tournaments. “I have made the decision to conduct our upcoming championship events, including the Division I men’s and women’s basketball …

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March Madness, college basketball’s $933m jewel, will be played without fans | Sport

March Madness, college basketball's $933m jewel, will be played without fans | Sport

NCAA president Mark Emmert says NCAA Division I basketball tournament games will not be open to the general public because of concerns about the spread of coronavirus. Emmert said in a statement Wednesday that he made the decision to conduct both the men’s and women’s tournaments, which begin next week, …

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From Pandemic to Social Distancing: A Coronavirus Glossary

From Pandemic to Social Distancing: A Coronavirus Glossary

When is an epidemic considered a pandemic, and what is the difference? What do health officials mean when they recommend “self-quarantining” or “social distancing”? As the coronavirus spreads around the world, new terms are entering the lexicon — and we’re here to help. Here’s a guide to the words and …

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Mosquitoes Spreading Zika Virus in Parts of U.S.: CDC

News Picture: Mosquitoes Spreading Zika Virus in Parts of U.S.: CDC

Latest Infectious Disease News THURSDAY, March 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Zika infections are on the rise in parts of the United States where mosquitoes spread the virus, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC reported 5,168 cases of Zika-related illness in 2016. …

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Stegosaurus footprints found on Isle of Skye | Science

Grapefruit-sized depressions found in rocks on the Isle of Skye have revealed that a type of stegosaurus once wandered the landscape, researchers say. The newly discovered tracks form a single line, a few metres long, with a right-left pattern and two different-sized prints – as would be expected for an …

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Danny Care defends Joe Marler for grabbing Alun Wyn Jones’s genitals | Sport

Danny Care has come to the defence of Joe Marler by suggesting he would not be facing a season-ending suspension on Thursday had Alun Wyn Jones ended up on the winning side last weekend – hinting that the Wales captain was being a sore loser by urging the authorities to …

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