Neither of the two drugs used most frequently to prevent migraines in children is more effective than a sugar pill, according to a study published on Thursday in The New England Journal of Medicine.

Researchers stopped the large trial early, saying the evidence was clear even though the drugs — the antidepressant amitriptyline and the epilepsy drug topiramate — had been shown to prevent migraines in adults.

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Time For Truth: (The New York Times) – Two Drugs for Adult Migraines May Not Help Children

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At least 80 migrants including children have spent the night in shelters that remain in the now otherwise deserted Calais “Jungle” camp.
France and the UK have traded accusations about the children’s treatment.

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Time For Truth: (BBC News) – Calais 'Jungle' stragglers and minors spend another night at camp

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Death awaits all of us, but how patiently? To unlock the mystery of when we’re going to die, start with an actuary.

Specializing in the study of risk and uncertainty, members of this 200-year-old profession pore over the data of death to estimate the length of life. Putting aside the spiritual, that’s crucial information for insurance companies and pension plans, and it’s also helpful for planning retirement, since we need our money to last as long we do.

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Time For Truth: (Bloomberg) – Americans Are Dying Faster. Millennials, Too

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Armed police in the US state of North Dakota have arrested 141 Native American protesters and environmental activists during a tense confrontation.

They were among several hundred people who occupied private land in the path of a controversial new oil pipeline.

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Time For Truth: (BBC News) – Riot police move in on North Dakota pipeline protesters

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Rebels in Syria have announced a big offensive aimed at breaking the government siege of east Aleppo.

A UK-based monitoring group says rebels fired “hundreds” of missiles on western Aleppo, killing at least 15 civilians.

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Time For Truth: (BBC News) – Syria rebels 'in push to break Aleppo siege'

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