Health Care

Dogs Are Friendly Because It's In Their Genes, Study Says

Dogs Are Friendly Because It's In Their Genes, Study Says A group of researchers from Princeton University , Oregon State University, and other institutions discovered distinct genetic insertions in chromosome 6 of dogs tied to a tendency to seek out humans for physical contact and attention. Meanwhile, eight of the ten wolves opened the box when a human was present, and nine of them opened the box when the human had left. This supported previous resea... [Full Article...]

Cows could be surprising ally in fight against HIV

Cows could be surprising ally in fight against HIV Scientists supported by the National Institutes of Health have achieved a significant step forward, eliciting broadly neutralizing antibodies (bNAbs) to HIV by immunizing calves. The researchers were able to induce potent antibodies against HIV in cows. These antibodies have long loops-a feature that may allow them to attack hard-to-reach areas on the surface of viruses, thereby preventing infecti... [Full Article...]

First Female President For UK Supreme Court Announced

First Female President For UK Supreme Court Announced But judiciary is still dominated by white men. . Hale's appointment also means that a new Deputy President will be appointed with an announcement expected before the start of the new legal year in October. Southey, in a statement, thanked Scott "for the incredible expertise and enthusiasm that she has brought to the organisation over the last 11 years", saying "Matrix would like to wish Lindsay ... [Full Article...]

Civilian killed as army opens fire on protesters in Kashmir

Civilian killed as army opens fire on protesters in Kashmir Reports said that soon after Tanveer's funeral prayers were offered and his body was being taken for burial, forces fired tear smoke shells on the mourners. "In no time the numbers swelled and the intensity of stone pelting increased". They demanded action against the army men involved in killing of youth and injuries to another. [Full Article...]

Court to decide Charlie Gard's fate next week

Court to decide Charlie Gard's fate next week Connie Yates and Chris Gard were back at London's High Court today as their battle to convince a judge to allow their 11-month-old tot to undergo in America. Earlier this week, U.S. Congressional leaders approved a measure to grant Charlie and his parents permanent residency status in an effort to make it easier for him to receive an experimental treatment. [Full Article...]

Food served by Indian Railways' catering services unfit for consumption: CAG

Food served by Indian Railways' catering services unfit for consumption: CAG The report had damning comments on the cleanliness and hygiene levels at the units that provided catering for the stations and in trains. During the course of inspection, which was done by the a joint team of the CAG team and the Railways at selected 74 stations and 80 trains, it was found that waste bins were not covered, not emptied regularly and not washed. [Full Article...]

Artificial sweeteners linked to risk of weight gain and heart disease

Artificial sweeteners linked to risk of weight gain and heart disease However, according to a new study , artificial sweeteners found in diet soda and other products may be associated with long-term weight gain and an increased risk of obesity , diabetes , high blood pressure , and heart disease . Ryan Zarychanski . But, the review, published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal , shows that the low-calorie sweeteners might not be worth it in the lo... [Full Article...]

Alex Bowman to Drive the Hendrick Motorsports No. 88 in 2018

Alex Bowman to Drive the Hendrick Motorsports No. 88 in 2018 We also learn that Bowman is a Pokemon master, a "terrible barista", and a "pretty good adult big-wheeler". He competed in the Clash at Daytona International Speedway earlier this season after earning his way in with a pole in his 2016 relief campaign. [Full Article...]

New therapy reversed brain damage in young drowning victim

New therapy reversed brain damage in young drowning victim The accident happened in February 2016 , when the young girl, Eden Carlson , slipped through a baby gate as her mother took a shower. Using a treatment known as hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) - which is often used to treat carbon monoxide poisoning or decompression sickness in divers - Dr Harch and his team were able to reverse the brain damage after 39 sessions. [Full Article...]

Deaths linked to HIV/AIDS drop by half

Deaths linked to HIV/AIDS drop by half Worldwide, "AIDS-related deaths have fallen from 1.9 million in 2005 to one million in 2016", the report said, adding that "for the first time the scales have tipped". Both are areas marred by conflict and political uncertainty, and where stigma helps to drive HIV infection underground, making it even more hard to combat. [Full Article...]

Illinois Reports First Case of West Nile Virus for 2017

Illinois Reports First Case of West Nile Virus for 2017 Positive samples were collected last week in Lykens, Highspire, Susquehanna Township, and Wiconsico Township, according to the county's conservation district. Mosquito Control has subsequently conducted mosquito abatement activities in that area. And the virus has been found in mosquitoes in 20 of the state's 92 counties. [Full Article...]

Combination treatment for hepatitis C approved by FDA

Combination treatment for hepatitis C approved by FDA The FDA approved Vosevi , a combination of sofosbuvir , velpatasvir and voxilaprevir, based on the Phase III Polaris-1 and Polaris-4 trials. Vosevi has been approved for the treatment of adult HCV patients with genotype 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 or 6 and were previously treated with a sofosbuvir-containing regimen without an NS5A inhibitor. [Full Article...]

Justine Damond: 911 Was Called Twice by Her Before Police Killed Her

Justine Damond: 911 Was Called Twice by Her Before Police Killed Her The shooting was not captured on police body cameras, and Noor has not spoken to investigators. Denver and Albuquerque, New Mexico, police have been criticized for lack of body camera use. Harrity said that Noor fired his weapon, hitting Ruszczyk through the open driver's side window. She died at the scene. The squad car's dashcam was not turned on, and neither of the officers' body cameras was ... [Full Article...]

Coffee Recalled for Containing Similar Active Ingredient Found in Viagra

Coffee Recalled for Containing Similar Active Ingredient Found in Viagra The drink also poses a threat to those with milk allergies. And now a coffee has been recalled for being too similar to male sexual booster Viagra . The products were sold between July 2014 and June 2016 to customers via the internet. There have been no reports of illness to date, the company said. [Full Article...]

Fox 'disappointed' as Sky deal still headed toward longer review

Fox 'disappointed' as Sky deal still headed toward longer review She did not set a date for a decision and her parliamentary statement, was said to be in response to media speculation she would make her announcement Thursday. Fox Chief Executive Officer James Murdoch and co-Chairman Lachlan Murdoch warned Bradley last week that any delay would signal to other companies that the United Kingdom wasn't open for business as the country leaves the European Union. [Full Article...]

Lifestyle changes to stave off Alzheimer's? Hints, no proof

Lifestyle changes to stave off Alzheimer's? Hints, no proof Almost 50 million people suffer from dementia (including Alzheimer's disease ) in the world, according to the latest estimates. "Low educational level is thought to result in vulnerability to cognitive decline because it results in less cognitive reserve, which enables people to maintain function despite brain pathology", the researchers write . [Full Article...]

Sonakshi was my first choice for Haseena Parkar: Apoorva

Sonakshi was my first choice for Haseena Parkar: Apoorva The lady was looking drop dead gorgeous at the launch event. She was doing "Force 2" at that time and John was injured. We get to be so many characters; I can not remember one instance when I was bored. However, she said that getting her make up done was the most uninteresting part of her job. Director Apoorva Lakhia's upcoming biographical crime drama - " Haseena Parkar " - tracing the life of ... [Full Article...]

Asian champion shot-putter Manpreet fails drug test, may lose Gold

Asian champion shot-putter Manpreet fails drug test, may lose Gold She was tested positive for stimulant dimethyl benzylamine. "It is up to the selection committee to decide whether to field Manpreet Kaur or not for the World Championships in London". The AFI officials are also surprised with the surfacing of dimethylbutylamine, which they say had been found for the first time in the sample of an Indian athlete. [Full Article...]

Political Pressure! Ban Lifted On JC

Political Pressure! Ban Lifted On JC After being miffed up with his behaviour, several airlines banned JC Diwakar Reddy and informed that they will not allow him to fly through their airlines. However, now IndiGo and SpiceJet have lifted the ban on Reddy, PTI has reported. "IndiGo appreciate and thanks the member airlines for their continued support", IndiGo added. [Full Article...]

Kannada actress Sanjjanaa Galrani's NUDE video from Dandupalya 2 LEAKED!

Kannada actress Sanjjanaa Galrani's NUDE video from Dandupalya 2 LEAKED! She is quite known for her bold acting. The scene where Sanjjjanaa Galrani is being stripped and physically tortured by prison officials was not a part of the film as it was not approved by the regional censor board . "Nudity is a strict no-no for us" says a senior filmmaker who runs a VFX studio. Pooja reprises her role as the protagonist from Dandupalya - the first part which released in 20... [Full Article...]


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