Health Care

U.S. 'bombed' United Nations peace talks on Syria: Lavrov

U.S. 'bombed' United Nations peace talks on Syria: Lavrov The call, which took place March 20, drew national attention due to Trump congratulating Putin on his reelection victory, despite his national security advisers warning him not to do so. Russian Federation condemned the strike on its ally as an "act of aggression". Joint Staff Director, Lt. Gen. Kenneth McKenzie, said Thursday that US military officials believe there was probably some ch... [Full Article...]

FDA panel approves marijuana-based epilepsy drug

FDA panel approves marijuana-based epilepsy drug The committee recommended that Epidiolex, an oral solution, be approved for treatment of severe, early-onset forms of epilepsy in a small number of patients. Unlike medical marijuana, which contains a compound that can produce a high, cannabidiol isn't psychoactive. GW Pharmaceuticals declined to comment on the price of the drug ahead of an approval decision. [Full Article...]

Takeda again sweetens its offer for Shire

Takeda again sweetens its offer for Shire On Thursday, Shire confirmed it had received three conditional acquisition proposals from the Japanese firm Takeda - the most recent for approximately £44bn ($61bn). The specialty pharma group said earlier this year that it planned to cut its workforce by more than 5% - culling around 1,000 jobs and leaving another 400 vacancies unfilled - in a bid to reduce costs as it faces tougher competiti... [Full Article...]

Emilia Clarke stars in hilarious video to raise money for charity

Emilia Clarke stars in hilarious video to raise money for charity The cute promo video shows Clarke in full costume as Daenerys, and it should surprise no one that the Mother of Dragons is rocking her white winter wear again. The sweepstakes runs through May 17, 2018 at 11:59pm PT. The RCN Foundation provides vital support for the nurses, midwives, and healthcare assistants who care for them and their families day in and day out. [Full Article...]

Zlatan Ibrahimovic not part of Sweden's World Cup plans

Zlatan Ibrahimovic not part of Sweden's World Cup plans When pressed by the host if he expected to attend as a player or in another capacity, Ibrahimovic was coy. "Will you have cleats on the bottom of your shoes or will they be regular shoes?" However, after Blågult shocked Europe by ousting Italy for a place in Russian Federation, the former Manchester United striker flirted with the idea of returning for a final World Cup swansong. [Full Article...]

Police release findings into Prince's death, giving glimpse into his final days

Police release findings into Prince's death, giving glimpse into his final days Prince was found dead inside of an elevator at his Minneapolis-area property, Paisley Park at the age of 57 in April 2016. In surveillance footage hours before his 2016 death, Prince , dressed in black and looking gaunt, can be seen walking into a doctor's office with friend and bodyguard Kirk Johnson. [Full Article...]

Arewa Youths Disown Buhari Over #LazyNigerianYouths Comment

Arewa Youths Disown Buhari Over #LazyNigerianYouths Comment In a video, the President had said that numerous youths below the age of 30 were uneducated, but waiting for everything to be done for them, just because Nigeria is an oil-rich country. Buhari himself still requires his party's endorsement, although many see this as a formality. "The president should simply withdraw the statement on the youths and apologise; and tell them what he will do for the... [Full Article...]

Natural selection gave a freediving people in Southeast Asia bigger spleens

Natural selection gave a freediving people in Southeast Asia bigger spleens A larger spleen means that more oxygen gets released. The spear-fishing Bajau people regularly free-dive to depths of up to 70 metres, with only weights and a wooden mask. So while the adoption of advantageous new traits is the result of mutation and natural selection (as was likely the case among the Bajau), new traits can also be introduced by interbreeding, and the subsequent retention (sti... [Full Article...]

CDC: One E. coli case in Louisiana from romaine lettuce

CDC: One E. coli case in Louisiana from romaine lettuce Restaurants and retailers should not serve or sell any chopped romaine lettuce, including salads and salad mixes containing chopped romaine lettuce, from the Yuma, Arizona growing region. No common grower, supplier, distributor or brand from the Yuma area has been identified. Consumers should avoid any pre-cut romaine lettuce from the Yuma area. [Full Article...]

Disappointed with verdict, Naroda Patiya riot victims to move Supreme Court

Disappointed with verdict, Naroda Patiya riot victims to move Supreme Court The division bench had reserved its order in August previous year. While confirming the life sentence of another high profile convict, Babu Bajrangi , a leader of the Bajrang Dal the court reverse the trial court's verdict against Maya Kodnani. [Full Article...]

Travelers to states with hepatitis A outbreaks urged to take precautions

Travelers to states with hepatitis A outbreaks urged to take precautions A number of recent USA hepatitis A outbreaks , including the one in Kentucky, have occurred primarily among the homeless population and illicit-drug users - a group that may have limited access to clean toilets and handwashing facilities, which are important in preventing the spread of hepatitis A . [Full Article...]

Congress prepares exhaustive campaign ahead of Karnataka Assembly election

It clearly means that the case was fought as political battle against our party president Amit Shah . "Would you seek to enhance political standing of your party by taking recourse to the corridors of court on the basis of false and malicious claims?" "I want to appeal to all Shakti Kendra and booth level workers to sacrifice your comfort and sleep till Y BS Yeddyurappa swears in as state chi... [Full Article...]

Life sentence for man who deliberately infected men with HIV

Life sentence for man who deliberately infected men with HIV Sussex Detective Inspector Andy Wolstenholme said that when Rowe didn't get what he wanted, "he deliberately damaged condoms to achieve his aim". He would persuade them to have sex after convincing them he was he was clean or negative for HIV and deliberately sabotage condoms. [Full Article...]

Virat Kohli Is Cricket's Cristiano Ronaldo, West Indian All-Rounder Says

Virat Kohli Is Cricket's Cristiano Ronaldo, West Indian All-Rounder Says Despite the disagreement over his selection in 2008, it was a masterstroke, as the Delhi batsman has gone on to conquer the game in all three formats - Test Cricket, ODIs and Twenty20 in the last decade. "It's (equation with Virat is) good". "Playing county cricket will help me improve my game", he told NDTV. "For me as a cricket player to play against him and to watch him play when he represents ... [Full Article...]

Austism pioneer Hans Asperger 'collaborated' with Nazi regime, study finds

Austism pioneer Hans Asperger 'collaborated' with Nazi regime, study finds A new study by Herwig Czech, from Vienna's Medical University, overturns previous claims that the doctor shielded his child patients from the Nazi regime in Vienna where he worked. In the case of one three-year-old child, Herta Schreiber, Asperger wrote "the child must be an unbearable burden to the mother, who has to care for five healthy children". [Full Article...]

Don't eat the lettuce: E. Coli outbreak expands to 16 states

Don't eat the lettuce: E. Coli outbreak expands to 16 states In total, 31 out of 48 people with available information have been hospitalized - a rate of 65% - including five people who have developed a type of kidney failure called hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS). Around 95 percent of those interviewed claim to have eaten romaine lettuce in the week before they began to experience symptoms. "It is unrealistic to expect consumers to figure out whether ... [Full Article...]

'RGV Provoked Sri Reddy To Abuse Pawan, I've Proof'

'RGV Provoked Sri Reddy To Abuse Pawan, I've Proof' It is clear that Ram Gopal Varma is the man who influenced actress Sri Reddy to abuse Pawan Kalyan . Even though the actor-turned politician has not reacted to this, his brother Babu addressed the media on the issue on Wednesday. Days after her protest on the streets of Hyderabad , Kalyan had advised Reddy that she should have gone to the police instead of protesting in the streets. [Full Article...]

Abby Lee Miller reportedly undergoes emergency spinal surgery

Abby Lee Miller reportedly undergoes emergency spinal surgery The reality star sentenced in May to one year and one day in prison, as well as a $120,000 judgement and a $40,000 fine, for bankruptcy fraud. Her condition began to deteriorate after she experienced "excruciating neck pain " and weakness in her arm. [Full Article...]

Mutharika in game-changing commitment on malaria fight in Malawi

Mutharika in game-changing commitment on malaria fight in Malawi She will say: "Across the Commonwealth, tens of millions of young people - usually but not always girls - are denied the education that would allow them to get on in life". Five crop protection companies, BASF, Bayer, Mitsui Chemicals, Sumitomo Chemical Company & Syngenta, will launch ZERO by 40, a joint initiative supported by IVCC and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, to accelerate developm... [Full Article...]

New Therapy May Prevent Tough-to-Treat Migraines

New Therapy May Prevent Tough-to-Treat Migraines The Phase IIIb LIBERTY trial assessed Aimovig (erenumab) in episodic migraine patients who had previously tried two to four therapies without success, thus representing a "uniquely difficult-to-treat population often excluded from migraine prevention trials", the firm noted. [Full Article...]


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