Health Care

Fresh, bold and controversial: Nicola Sturgeon's radical Programme for Government

Fresh, bold and controversial: Nicola Sturgeon's radical Programme for Government Unveiling her programme for government in the coming year, the First Minister told MSPs that the concept of the state making regular payments to all Scots "is an idea that merits deeper consideration". Miss Sturgeon confirmed plans to scrap the 1 per cent pay cap for public-sector workers - piling pressure on Theresa May to do the same south of border. [Full Article...]

Researchers treated brain tumors with Zika and obtained positive results

Researchers treated brain tumors with Zika and obtained positive results Michael S. Diamond, told International Business Times. The researchers suggest that their studies represent a starting point for the development of safe oncolytic Zika virus strains that could be exploited as part of a two-pronged anticancer treatment approach that combines cytotoxic drugs to kill differentiated tumor cells, with Zika virus therapy to target and destroy the proliferating, ... [Full Article...]

Saina Nehwal Reunites With Pullela Gopichand, Says Happy To Be Back Home

Saina Nehwal Reunites With Pullela Gopichand, Says Happy To Be Back Home Srikanth reached the eighth place in men's singles after his quarterfinal finish at the World Championship . Saina , who started talking to the coach during the World Championships in Glasgow a week back, shared the news on Twitter. Also, it is nothing wrong to say that Badminton, as a sport was popularized in the country due to the duo. Saina had left Gopichand in 2014 in less-than-happy ci... [Full Article...]

Organ donors should let family know of intentions, says NHS

Organ donors should let family know of intentions, says NHS Despite 121 Bradford people getting transplant help in the past 12 months, hundreds of transplants are being missed around the country every year because families are not aware of their relative's wishes, according to NHS Blood and Transplant . [Full Article...]

What is Labor Day?

What is Labor Day? There's a more serious meaning behind Labor Day as it was first celebrated in 1882 amid a period of great unrest and protests from workers' unions over conditions facing employees. According to a national Gallup poll, almost 80 percent of Americans agree: no worker should be forced to pay union fees as a condition of employment. [Full Article...]

Rohingya refugees arrive in Bangladesh

Rohingya refugees arrive in Bangladesh The newest estimate, based on calculations by United Nations workers in the Bangladeshi border district of Cox's Bazar, takes to almost 150,000 the total number of Rohingya who have sought refuge in Bangladesh since October. In a video message released by al Qaeda's al-Malahem media foundation, Khaled Batarfi called on Muslims in Bangladesh, India, Indonesia and Malaysia to support their Rohingy... [Full Article...]

First Day Of School Uncertain For HISD

First Day Of School Uncertain For HISD The waiver will go into effect immediately when schools in the district reopen after the storms. The HISD school year had been scheduled to start last Monday, right when Houston was in the most desperate flooding and evacuation conditions. [Full Article...]

Congressional Democrats recall GOP resistance to Sandy aid

Congressional Democrats recall GOP resistance to Sandy aid Conservatives in the Republican Party aren't expected to object to the package, even if it advances on an "emergency" basis without cuts in the budget. So I think that President Trump has done an extraordinary job so far. Storms in the future could drive the price tag of a supplemental spending package higher, aides said . [Full Article...]

Zambia vs Algeria CAF WC Qualifiers

Zambia vs Algeria CAF WC Qualifiers Algeria headed into the World Cup qualifying campaign as one of Africa's top sides, but their hopes of reaching the global showpiece were dented by a testing draw, Nigeria's renaissance and a sluggish start to the campaign. Gabon were without their talismanic forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang who was not available for this fixture. Morocco trounced nine-man Mali 6-0 in Rabat after a match that ... [Full Article...]

North Korea says 'crafty' Japan views tension as 'good opportunity'

The Prime Minister refused to rule out future British military action against North Korea or cyber warfare after being quizzed by reporters four times on the issue. The launch sparked angry reactions from Japan and the United States, as well as calls for restraint by other countries. "In response to this illegal action, Japan and the United Kingdom agree to work together to counter this threat, ... [Full Article...]

Sri Lanka opt to bat in final ODI against India

Sri Lanka opt to bat in final ODI against India All he managed was a faint nick to MS Dhoni . In the last four games, Sri Lanka have put up scores of 216, 236 for 8, 219 for 9 and 207. Dhoni, being on the wrong side of 30s, had to face quite a bit of flak after his form took a dip with pundits even asking if it was time for him to call it a day. [Full Article...]

Iowa soldiers, 2 helicopters to be part of Harvey relief effort

Iowa soldiers, 2 helicopters to be part of Harvey relief effort Hutchinson's office says the guardsmen will leave on Saturday and the deployment could be up to 30 days. You might also be interested in. The 1,500 guardsmen who are being sent are primary Army guardsmen who drill regularly, Phillips said. [Full Article...]

Amazon's Being Sued Over Alleged Fake Eclipse Glasses

Amazon's Being Sued Over Alleged Fake Eclipse Glasses The suit noted the glasses did not meet the requisite standards for eye protection when viewing the eclipse and that Amazon's August 19 email recall was "tragically too little too late". Now, they are looking for other people in the same situations, who didn't receive any information regarding a recall, and damaged their viewing due to using improper eclipse glasses. [Full Article...]

Trump Administration Cuts $$$ for Health Insurance Outreach

Trump Administration Cuts $$$ for Health Insurance Outreach Funding for consumer helpers, called navigators, will be cut about 40 percent, from $62.5 million for 2017 to $36.8 million for next year. This is 90 percent less than the $100 million the Obama administration spent on advertising enrollment a year ago. [Full Article...]

Todd Asset Management LLC Reduces Stake in Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC)

Todd Asset Management LLC Reduces Stake in Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) It is down 36.92% since September 1, 2016 and is uptrending. Marathon Petroleum Corporation's revenue was up 9.3% compared to the same quarter previous year. Marathon Oil Corporation has with a one year low of $10.55 and a one year high of $19.28 and has a market capitalization of $0. The firm has "Buy" rating by Cowen & Co given on Thursday, July 13. [Full Article...]

Child, 3, clung on to drowned mom until her rescue

Child, 3, clung on to drowned mom until her rescue Captain Brad Penisson, from Beaumont fire rescue, said the child was holding onto the floating woman when emergency services in a boat caught up to them a half-mile downstream. Riley said that Sulcer's family is devastated by her death, but "counting their blessings when they can". 'The baby also had a backpack that was helping her float on her back and she was holding on to her mom '. [Full Article...]

Red Cross St. Louis training volunteers before heading to Texas

Other than responding to natural disasters like Hurricane Harvey, Red Cross offers emergency hotel stays, food and clothing for those who are displaced as a result of natural or manmade disasters, including house fires, floods, hazardous material spills and vehicle accidents. [Full Article...]

Dr Reddy's Laboratories wins patent case in United States; scrip zooms 9.48%

Dr Reddy's Laboratories wins patent case in United States; scrip zooms 9.48% Shares of Dr Reddy's on NSE gained 9.46 percent or Rs181.10 and closed at Rs2,212. The drugs group Indivior has seen more than £1bn wiped off its stock market value after it lost a USA patent ruling that could pave the way for the launch of rivals to its Suboxone Film heroin substitute. [Full Article...]

IRS warns taxpayers about charity scams related to Hurricane Harvey

IRS warns taxpayers about charity scams related to Hurricane Harvey In Texas, officials estimated that more than 725,000 people were under mandatory evacuation orders and more than a million faced voluntary evacuation, the Hawaii Red Cross said . The Federal Emergency Management Agency recommends you review the organizations that are listed in the National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster database . [Full Article...]

US Obesity Rates are too high

US Obesity Rates are too high With this program, the state has seen an 11.1 percent decline in overweight and obesity among third-graders and a 15.5 percent decline among kindergartners, the report said. In our review of the policies and strategies , we found that many (states) show a lot of promise for reversing the trends and improving health if we make them a higher priority,"Auerbach added". [Full Article...]


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