Health Care

Boy who got thousands of Christmas cards dies

Boy who got thousands of Christmas cards dies Shortly after Thompson's wish made headlines, he received upwards of 10,000 cards in a single day delivered to his room at Barbara Bush Children's Hospital. "Sadly, there are many others like him that we hope you will continue to help". "We hope that Jacob's story and the enormous outpouring of support from around the world will have a lasting impact on raising awareness for this disease", the... [Full Article...]

Vijayendra Prasad script for SS Rajamouli, Ram Charan and Jr NTR's movie

Vijayendra Prasad script for SS Rajamouli, Ram Charan and Jr NTR's movie Tarak also signed a film for Koratala Siva who will have to wait for the actor to complete Rajamouli's project. The shoot of the Rajamouli's upcoming will start from February next year. Talking about his next project, the director said that his dear friend and popular South Indian producer Danayya will be producing his next. The film will hit the theatres in 2019. [Full Article...]

Your Dog is Helping You Live Longer

Your Dog is Helping You Live Longer And there are also factors that could influence the results, such as people who are already more active being more likely to get a dog (especially a hunting dog, which requires lots of exercise). 'The results showed single dog owners had a 33% reduction in risk of death and 11% reduction in risk of cardiovascular disease during follow up compared to single non owners'. [Full Article...]

Fiji down Kiwis despite dodgy call

Fiji down Kiwis despite dodgy call Fiji dominated the first half in Wellington but were too slow and laboured to break the Kiwis down as they failed to add to Apisai Koroisau's penalty. Bati captain Kevin Naiqama says they will regroup and refocus for the big one this weekend. He said: "It's indescribable". "We prepared for it all week, we prepared for it all tournament". [Full Article...]

Islamabad protestors remain put as deadline to vacate Faizabad Interchange passes

Islamabad protestors remain put as deadline to vacate Faizabad Interchange passes The demonstrators, from the small Tehreek-i-Labaik Ya Rasool Allah party, began camping out last week at the city's main Faizabad crossing, which links the garrison city of Rawalpindi with Islamabad . He asked, "why is it so hard for them to remove the federal minister for law?" The minister, Zahid Hamid, apologized for the omission of the phrase how Muhammad is the last prophet in Islam, sayin... [Full Article...]

Jesse Jackson reveals Parkinson's disease diagnosis

Jesse Jackson reveals Parkinson's disease diagnosis United States civil rights activist Jesse Jackson has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. Rev. Jesse Jackson shakes hands prior to a vice presidential debate at Longwood University in Farmville, Va., on October 4, 2016. He twice ran for the Democratic Party's presidential nomination, in 1984 and 1988. The diagnosis was made in 2015, and Jackson said he was concentrating on "lifestyle ... [Full Article...]

State jobless rate drops to 4.4 percent

The labor force grew by 12,000 to almost 5.18 million, but the number of L.A. County residents working grew even faster, by 18,000 to 4.93 million, according to figures from the California Employment Development Department. According to the EDD, total nonfarm employment increased in Los Angeles County by about 35,100 jobs between September and October to almost 4.5 million. [Full Article...]

Surgeon claims he's performed world's first human head transplant on a corpse

Surgeon claims he's performed world's first human head transplant on a corpse Professor Canavero claimed that the procedure took place in China because "the Americans did not understand" and wouldn't fund the experiments, according to USA Today . Spiridinov's head will be frozen and a donor identified who will then have the Russian's man head transplanted onto his body. Everyone said it was impossible. [Full Article...]

Trump Names Supreme Court Candidates for a Nonexistent Vacancy

Trump Names Supreme Court Candidates for a Nonexistent Vacancy Supreme Court vacancy as he presses ahead with a campaign to move the federal judiciary to the right. The timing of the release is unusual, as there are no seats open on the nine-member Supreme Court. "These men and ladies have invested a very long time in the trenches of state and government battling for the Constitution and the run of law", she said. [Full Article...]

Schumacher Ferrari racer sells for a record $7504000 at an art auction

Schumacher Ferrari racer sells for a record $7504000 at an art auction The seven-time world champion's F2001 vehicle was auctioned off at the Sotheby's Contemporary Art Evening Sale in NY. He won nine races in total during the 2001 season in chassis #211, securing a second consecutive title for Ferrari with almost twice as many points as McLaren driver David Coulthard , who finished the season in second. [Full Article...]

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang suspended by Borussia Dortmund

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang suspended by Borussia Dortmund The Ruhr valley club, firm title contenders only a few weeks ago with six wins from their first seven league matches, have lost their winning touch and are without a Bundesliga victory since September, piling pressure on coach Peter Bosz. [Full Article...]

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...]

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...]


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