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New Clues to Why Yawns Are Contagious

New Clues to Why Yawns Are Contagious

He added: "We still know relatively little about why we yawn". So the scientists say understanding contagious yawning could also help understand those disorders too. The participants were filmed throughout, and their yawns, and stifled yawns , were counted. Prof Stephen Jackson using TMS on a participant. By quantifying motor cortical excitability and physiological inhibition for each participant, the team was able to predict each participant's propensity for contagious yawning. Consulte Mais Informação

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Alagoas tem 77 mil alunos matriculados no ensino superior, aponta pesquisa

As instituições privadas apresentaram queda nas matrículas em 2016, passando de 6,07 milhões para 6,05 milhões. A diminuição na procura por cursos superiores pagos teve impacto na desaceleração do crescimento do setor. Segundo o Censo da Educação Superior 2016, elaborado pelo Instituto Nacional de Estudos e Pesquisas Educacionais Anísio Teixeira (Inep), a quantidade de matrículas subiu 62,8% entre 2006 e 2016, uma média anual de 5%. Consulte Mais Informação

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Former Attorney General of T&T arrested

Former Attorney General of T&T arrested

Last night, after prolonged questioning and copious notes supplied by Ramlogan, one of his attorneys, Gerald Ramdeen, told the T&T Guardian police were going to seek instructions from the Director of Public Prosecutions. Mr. Ramlogan was held at his Palmiste Park home during the early hours of this morning connection with attempting to pervert the course of justice during his time as Attorney General. Consulte Mais Informação

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Arizona AG sues company, three doctors for opioid prescription scheme

Arizona AG sues company, three doctors for opioid prescription scheme

The lawsuit by Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich in Maricopa County Superior Court in Phoenix comes during a series of federal and state investigations centered on Insys' drug Subsys amid a national opioid addiction epidemic. The AG's office says, for example, that Insys employees were instructed to tell insurers that patients had cancer when they did not. The lawsuit also alleges that Insys provided health care providers with false and misleading information that the FDA had approved ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Mumbai building collapse kills at least 11

Mumbai building collapse kills at least 11

The building was 117 years old. "We had in 2011 given the NOC for redevelopment of the building and we had been constantly pursuing the issue". It was feared that several people are trapped under the debris. Out of these, the trust had already shifted 7 families. Even last week, a family shifted out. On the ground floor, there was sweet manufacturing unit and shop and also a caterers' godown and kitchen. Consulte Mais Informação

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SC bars Fortis Healthcare promoters from selling pledged shares

SC bars Fortis Healthcare promoters from selling pledged shares

The apex court told the brothers that they can not sell any assets, either encumbered or non-encumberd, and also refused permission to banks seeking to sell pledged shares. Daiichi had acquired Ranbaxy in 2008 for nearly $4.6 billion and sold it to Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd for about $3.2 billion in 2014. By then it had already launched arbitration proceedings against the Singhs in Singapore, alleging that they withheld information on Ranbaxy (and its problems with the US Food and Drug ... Consulte Mais Informação

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