Health Care

Rudy Gobert will miss 1 month with knee injury, per report

Rudy Gobert will miss 1 month with knee injury, per report Gobert, who was selected to the NBA All-Defensive First Team last season, is averaging 11.6 points, 9.6 rebounds and 2.3 blocks across 18 appearances during the 2017-18 campaign. Gobert was nearly immediately ruled out for the rest of the game after playing just under two minutes. The good news for Jazz fans is that the team didn't completely fall off when he missed 11 games earlier this year. [Full Article...]

Pro-Kannada groups protest against Sunny Leone's New Year party in Bengaluru

Pro-Kannada groups protest against Sunny Leone's New Year party in Bengaluru Sources told DH the event was mounted at a cost of Rs 1.5 crore, with Sunny Leone charging Rs 50 lakh and her team Rs 10 lakh. The rallies have been conducted by 12 districts of the state protesting. Since Sunny Leone doesn't have a "good past" (obviously referring to her stint as a porn actress), he feels that society shouldn't be encouraging such people. [Full Article...]

Salvadoran Women Unjustly Imprisoned for Suspected Abortions

Salvadoran Women Unjustly Imprisoned for Suspected Abortions At the time of this writing, according to Reuters, there are 28 women now imprisoned by the Salvadoran government for reasons allegedly related to abortion, with Vasquez being one of them. But on Thursday, the court concluded that there were no irregularities in the forensic evidence, according to local media. El Salvador is one of only five countries to criminalise abortion in all circumsta... [Full Article...]

Trump Bans 'Transgender,' 'Fetus,' 'Science-Based' From CDC Documents

The analyst who told the Post of the list said the reaction in the room was generally "incredulous" given the "ideological" reason behind the move. The source said that others at the meeting reacted with surprise when given the list. Since Donald Trump took office almost a year ago, the White House scrubbed its site of pages dedicated to the needs of LGBT people, the Trump administra... [Full Article...]

'Suspicious' deaths of Canadian billionaire and wife probed

'Suspicious' deaths of Canadian billionaire and wife probed Sherman, 75, founded privately held Apotex in 1974, growing it by introducing large numbers of low-priced generic drugs that took market share from branded pharmaceuticals. It has operations in more than 45 countries, including the United States. The couple was known for their philanthropy, giving tens of millions of dollars to hospitals, universities and Jewish organizations, CBC reported. [Full Article...]

Drinking hot tea daily cuts risk of glaucoma

Drinking hot tea daily cuts risk of glaucoma That disease of the eye's optic nerve affects some 3 million Americans and is a leading cause of blindness . The current study analyzed data from the 2005-06 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) in the United States, a nationally representative annual survey that enrolled almost 10, 000 people. [Full Article...]

Bigg Boss Cancels The Captaincy Task, No Captain Next Week

Bigg Boss Cancels The Captaincy Task, No Captain Next Week Priyanka has apologized for her behaviour, Vikas comes to the living room and asked Priyanka to stop talking about her and her family. Vikas and Arshi have a calm conversation. Arshi selected Vikas and Hina. Vikas warned Priyanka to stop misconduct and stop talking about her family or making fun of her parents. The Big Boss then asks Arshi to take her to jail and lock them. [Full Article...]

'Man Flu' is Real, New Study Suggests

'Man Flu' is Real, New Study Suggests Using their own form of sexist banter, women often refer to these men as "wimps" or "crybabies". In a search of the scientific literature, Sue found evidence that men may have a weaker immune response to the viruses that cause flu or the common cold, and as a result, men may have a greater risk for serious symptoms, and even death, from these viruses. [Full Article...]

Christmas Bird Count is Saturday

Christmas Bird Count is Saturday Audubon's 118th Christmas Bird Count begins Thursday. Once the day is done, species viewed and count amounts are tallied by a volunteer compiler who plugs all the bird info into the Minnesota Bird Count website at http://moumn.org . If aggressive, dark to dusk birding in the heavy, wet cold of a Cape winter day is not your idea of fun, then you and I will have to agree to disagree. [Full Article...]

Baby girl survives being born with heart outside chest

Baby girl survives being born with heart outside chest The couple shared that first 10 minutes of Vanellope's birth were crucial as they would determine her ability to breathe. The surgery was conducted by a group of medical professionals at the Glenfield Hospital, Leicester. A child born with her heart outside of her chest is alive. The latest operation involved taking skin from under her arms and moving it to join in the middle of her body. [Full Article...]

Electronic waste rises 8pc in two years thanks to falling prices

Electronic waste rises 8pc in two years thanks to falling prices The report estimated that the value of recoverable precious materials like gold, silver, copper, platinum and palladium contained in last year's e-waste was $55 billion and much of it was going to waste. Only 20 per cent of all e-waste, or 8.9 tonnes, generated past year was documented as properly recycled. Numbers from the report show that a growing number of countries have adopted e-waste legi... [Full Article...]

Surgeon admits branding patient livers with initials

Surgeon admits branding patient livers with initials Bramhall reportedly used an argon beam coagulator to write his initials, which is the same tool surgeons use to seal bleeding blood vessels during procedures. He said: "They reflect the fact that Dr Bramhall's initialling on a patient's liver was not an isolated incident but rather a repeated act on two occasions, requiring some skill and concentration ". [Full Article...]

Study highlights relation between wine consumption and glass size

Study highlights relation between wine consumption and glass size Wonder why people seem to be drinking more these days? Researchers reckon that while cheaper prices, wider availability, and increased marketing likely play a role, the changes in wine glasses are significant too. Through a combination of online searches and discussions with experts in antique glassware, including museum curators, the researchers obtained measurements of 411 glasses from 1700 to... [Full Article...]

MIT Engineers Have Developed Plants That Glow In the Dark

MIT Engineers Have Developed Plants That Glow In the Dark Scientists have managed to take a step towards realising the ultimate goal of developing plants that glow by embedding specialized nanoparticles into leaves to induce the plant to give off dim light for almost four hours. Researchers are experimenting with watercress plants in which they embedded nanoparticles in amounts that are not toxic to the plant. Particles releasing luciferin and coenzyme... [Full Article...]

Christmas miracle comes early for United Kingdom baby

Christmas miracle comes early for United Kingdom baby Vanellope is the first baby to have survived with this condition in the United Kingdom, according to multiple media outlets. Following the birth, mother Naomi Findlay said, according to the Metro : "I started to panic, I actually felt physically sick because I actually thought there was a big possibility I wouldn't be able to see her or hear her, or anything really". [Full Article...]

Mohammed bin Salman receives Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed

Mohammed bin Salman receives Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed King Salman reiterated "the kingdom's condemnation and its deep regret over the USA decision on Jerusalem, which shows a clear prejudice against the historic rights of the Palestinian population on Jerusalem, which have been guaranteed by pertinent worldwide resolutions and supported by the global community". [Full Article...]

Verify: If The Flu Shot Is 10% Effective, Should You Get It?

Verify: If The Flu Shot Is 10% Effective, Should You Get It? And despite recommendations from the World Health Organization to use flu vaccination to help protect people in high-risk populations, few developing countries have seasonal flu vaccination programs or the capacity to produce and distribute seasonal or pandemic vaccines, it said. [Full Article...]

Egyptian singer jailed over banana video

Egyptian singer jailed over banana video In front of a class of adult men, Shyma dances in her underwear, pouring milk over bananas, and licking an apple and the frosting of a chocolate cake. On Monday, the Egyptian Musicians Syndicate announced that it had chose to ban Abdel Wahab from performing concerts in the country for two months. Shyma was arrested on November 18 following complaints from the public, according to police. [Full Article...]

Climate commitments at the 'One Planet Summit' in Paris

Climate commitments at the 'One Planet Summit' in Paris In acknowledging that the external support must be sustained on a long term basis, President Buhari emphasised that "the changes that Nigeria and other developing countries need to make can not be undertaken overnight". "And that is the defining challenge of our times", he said, adding: "Climate change is moving much faster than we are". Macron said he believes the global economy needs a "shock"... [Full Article...]

How healthy is your state? The disparities are stark

How healthy is your state? The disparities are stark The premature death rate increased for the third year in a row. Oklahoma also had improvements in obesity rates, the number of people who are physically active, and drug deaths, but still ranks well below the national average. Arkansas, Mississippi, Alabama and DE have fewer than 45 dentists per 100,000 people. Paced by the lowest smoking rate ever recorded, Oklahoma moved up three spots to 43rd... [Full Article...]


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