Health Care

Gigi Hadid To Miss The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

Gigi Hadid To Miss The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show Up until Thursday, it was understood that Gigi would be joining her sister and walking the show for the third year in a row. 'Can't wait to tune in with everyone to see the lovely show I know it will be, and already can't wait for next year'. [Full Article...]

UN Security Council rejects Russian draft on Syria chemical probe

UN Security Council rejects Russian draft on Syria chemical probe The UN Security Council gathered on Thursday to consider two rival resolutions on extending the JIM mandate, put forward by Moscow and Washington. It remained unclear whether Russian Federation would veto the US-drafted measure, which would be the 10th time that Moscow has used its veto power at the council to block action targeting its Syrian ally. [Full Article...]

Modi still popular among masses, says Pew survey

Modi still popular among masses, says Pew survey Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday drew media's attention towards the "detailed" survey by the US-based think tank which, Prasad emphasised, was "well reputed and credible". The public is also quite satisfied (79%) with the way their democracy is now working. BJP supporters have a more positive opinion on the economy than Congress supporters. [Full Article...]

Study of Amish suggests mutation linked to longer life span

Study of Amish suggests mutation linked to longer life span A particular mutation identified among Old Order Amish in IN is associated with a longer life span, improved metabolism and a lower occurrence of diabetes, according to a new study . The scientists went on to look at biological markers for ageing, known as telomeres, in the individuals. Telomere length has always been associated with aging because they shorten every time a cell divides, and short... [Full Article...]

Rose McGowan may have had drugs planted in her belongings, says lawyer

Rose McGowan may have had drugs planted in her belongings, says lawyer And now, the former "Charmed" star - who was later released on $5,000 bail - insists that despite handing herself in, she intends to prove she is innocent when the case goes to court. McGowan said she plans on fighting the charges. Farrow, in addition to corroborating his sister Dylan Farrow's claims that his father Woody Allen molested her, has been reporting extensively on Weinstein's actions. [Full Article...]

How effective is the "Great American Smokeout" in helping people quit smoking?

How effective is the The first Great American Smokeout occurred November 18, 1976, when almost one million smokers quit for the day with the help of the American Cancer Society's California Division. Ortner says he quit on Christmas Eve nine years ago and remains a non-smoker. For many, quitting smoking is a tall mountain to climb. The state itself spends more than $1.8 billion in health care costs directly caused... [Full Article...]

New blood pressure guidelines called 'first step' in better management for many

New blood pressure guidelines called 'first step' in better management for many The new guidelines are expected to result in the treatment of millions more patients for hypertension , although not necessarily through medication, and it is hoped the guidelines will raise awareness in under treated populations including Hispanic Americans and less effectively treated African Americans. [Full Article...]

Cambodia's top court dissolves main opposition party

Cambodia's top court dissolves main opposition party According to the reports, Cambodia's Prime Minister, Hun Sen, has ruled for 32 years and has held a tight grip on power since ousting a co-prime minister in a bloody 1997 coup. The court had "once again proved its main objective is not justice, but the furtherance of the Prime Minister's personal prerogatives", an APHR statement said. [Full Article...]

Microsoft wants to cut its carbon emissions by 75 percent by 2030

Microsoft wants to cut its carbon emissions by 75 percent by 2030 As the 23rd conference of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change in Bonn shifts into high gear, developing countries including India are focussing on the imperatives of ensuring adequate financing for mitigation and adaptation. The report authors noted large uncertainties in the data persist and the true growth figure may be anywhere between 1 and 3%. After being stable for three consec... [Full Article...]

Sanjay Leela Bhansali writes to CBFC to expedite certification process

Sanjay Leela Bhansali writes to CBFC to expedite certification process The letter further stated that "in view of the civic polls, polling for which is scheduled on November 22, November 26 and November 29 and the counting on December 1, and also the Barawafat procession by Muslims on December 2, the film's release can pose serious security issues". [Full Article...]

'Digital Pill' Tells Doctor When Patient Takes It

'Digital Pill' Tells Doctor When Patient Takes It The drug tracking system is the first of its kind in the U.S. Officials said Abilify MyCite is a pill with a sensor that digitally tracks if patients have ingested their medication - gaining clearance for treating schizophrenia , acute treatment of manic and mixed episodes associated with bipolar I disorder and use as an add-on treatment for depression in adults. [Full Article...]

Scotland set to lead world by setting minimum alcohol price

Scotland set to lead world by setting minimum alcohol price First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said: "Absolutely delighted that minimum pricing has been upheld by the Supreme Court". "We will continue to work closely with the sector to ensure its economic success", she said. "This ruling will impact the most harmful drinkers as MUP affects the cheapest booze and the heaviest drinkers". 'Minimum alcohol pricing is a policy that clobbers the poor and exempts... [Full Article...]

Myanmar military denies atrocities against Rohingya Muslims

Myanmar military denies atrocities against Rohingya Muslims This violence has displaced almost a million Rohingya civilians from their homes, almost 700,000 of whom have left Myanmar altogether to seek refuge in Bangladesh . On Tuesday in Naypyitaw, the capital, Myanmar authorities began the first of five days of talks with Bangladesh border guard officials to discuss how to resolve the refugee crisis and other issues along their common frontier. [Full Article...]

Aden airport receives first commercial flight after Yemen blockade

Aden airport receives first commercial flight after Yemen blockade The United Nations has listed Yemen as the world's top priority humanitarian crisis, with more than 17 million people lacking food, seven million of whom are at risk of starvation. Sammad said that with the blockade, the coalition "shut down all doors for peace and dialogue". The Saudi closure had drawn worldwide condemnation and fears of a worsening humanitarian disaster in Yemen. [Full Article...]

Trump to tap ex-pharma executive Azar as USA health secretary

Trump to tap ex-pharma executive Azar as USA health secretary The resignation of Tom Price was seen as politically expedient after his spurious usage of private and government aircraft over commercial planes caused an uproar and instigated investigations into the wasteful practice. Currently, Azar is the chairman and founder of Seraphim Strategies, which provides strategic consulting and counsel on biopharmaceutical and health insurance industries. [Full Article...]

Jack Sock ends U.S. drought with ATP Finals win over Cilic

Jack Sock ends U.S. drought with ATP Finals win over Cilic Cilic broke for a 2-0 lead in the deciding set, but Sock displayed the fighting spirit that carried him to an unlikely Masters victory in Paris last month, breaking back in the fifth game and force a tiebreak. Sock lost his debut match at the O2 Arena to Roger Federer , but he is now 1-1 in his round-robin group. "I'm excited to excited to keep winning and keep my hopes alive this week". [Full Article...]

D'Angelo Russell 'likely to miss several games' with knee injury

D'Angelo Russell 'likely to miss several games' with knee injury The Nets had battled back from an 18-point third-quarter deficit to within six points of the Jazz when Russell drove and landed awkwardly on his left leg. In his first season with the Nets, Russell has been impressive, leading the team in both scoring and assists, as he's averaged 20.9 points, 5.7 assists, and 4.7 rebounds per game. [Full Article...]

Kratom Products Can Kill You, FDA Says

Scott Gottlieb said in a statement . Importers, organized crime or others in the supply chain could be part of conspiracies to distribute illegal opioids, Sharfstein says. " Kratom is also banned in several states, specifically Alabama, Arkansas, Indiana, Tennessee, and Wisconsin and several others have pending legislation to ban it", Gottlieb stated. [Full Article...]

Fire Breaks Out At Annapurna Studios In Hyderabad, No One Hurt

Fire Breaks Out At Annapurna Studios In Hyderabad, No One Hurt The sets were said to be empty when the incident took place, the Times of India reported . In this 2014 movie , Nageswara Rao had acted with son Nagarjuna and grandsons Akkineni Naga Chaitanya and Akkineni Akhil. In addition to Manam , the sets of Megastar Chiranjeevi's " Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy " turned to ashes completely. Apart from producing and distributing films, it also provides ot... [Full Article...]

Taylor Swift Performs 'New Year's Day' on 'Tonight Show'

Taylor Swift Performs 'New Year's Day' on 'Tonight Show' Tonight Show writer and producer Mike DiCenzo shared some background about Swift's last-minute performance and thanked the singer for her thoughtfulness. "She said yes with zero hesitation", DiCenzo wrote . Later in the song, Swift sang another line that struck a chord: "Hold on to your memories, they will hold on to you". [Full Article...]


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