Health Care

Doctor: Trump did 'exceedingly well' on cognitive test

Doctor: Trump did 'exceedingly well' on cognitive test Navy doctor Ronny Jackson says his assessment is based on Trump's cardiac assessment. "We talked about diet and exercise a lot", Jackson said. Dr. The doctor said he had "absolutely no concerns" about the 71-year-old president's cognitive abilities , and that he performed the screening at Trump's request - not because he thought it was necessary. [Full Article...]

Deal Reached in US Senate to End 3 Day Government Shutdown

Deal Reached in US Senate to End 3 Day Government Shutdown Unless Democrats managed to secure the DREAM Act in the next few weeks - a long shot as the White House ruled out a compromise piece of bipartisan legislation immediately after the vote - they warned things might just get worse for the party. [Full Article...]

SC calls Loya death case pleas serious, bars petitions at HCs

SC calls Loya death case pleas serious, bars petitions at HCs Justice Chandrachud said that the court can not decide on the matter based on reports in the newspapers over the suspicious death of Judge Loya and that it has to "look at all the circumstances of the case". To which the Justice Chandrachud said, "Let us not allow the matter to be deflected by referring to conflict of interest. We can not analyse merely on the basis of media reports", Justice Chan... [Full Article...]

Will the US betray the Syrian Kurds?

Will the US betray the Syrian Kurds? He said , "We must have Turkey's close cooperation in achieving a new future for Syria", without mentioning how the client-arming scheme in northern Syria is anathema to the Turks. Erdogan brought up the idea of conquest, originated from the founding ancient Turkish myth of Ergenekon, after a soldier deployed on the Afrin front said his unit's destination was "Kizil Elma" when asked where they we... [Full Article...]

Flu patients pack emergency rooms while researchers look for universal vaccine

Flu patients pack emergency rooms while researchers look for universal vaccine The CDC reported 31.5 per 100,000 hospitalizations from October 1, 2017, to January 13, 2018 - up from 22.7 per 100,000 in the CDC's previous report. The number of people visiting Global Positioning System over flu-related illnesses increased 42 per cent during the second week of January. [Full Article...]

Delhi Police arrests suspected mastermind of Gujarat serial blasts

Delhi Police arrests suspected mastermind of Gujarat serial blasts Abdul was often dubbed as " India's Bin Laden " for his art of changing his appearances and giving the slip to cops on a number of occasions. Qureshi's name was first announced as a suspect by the Gujarat police in connection with an email signed "al-Arabi" of terror outfit Indian Mujahideen, claiming responsibility for the bombings, which was sent to TV channels. [Full Article...]

California DMV begins offering Real ID driver's license applications

California DMV begins offering Real ID driver's license applications Starting Monday, California residents can apply for a REAL ID at the DMV. After that date, however, only a REAL ID or other federally approved documents will be accepted, including a U.S. Starting on October 1, 2020 , Californians will need to have a REAL ID driver's license or identification card that abides by federal standards if they hope to board an airplane, walk onto a military base or ent... [Full Article...]

Cervical cancer prevention week: women 'embarrassed' to attend smear tests

Cervical cancer prevention week: women 'embarrassed' to attend smear tests There's a warning many young women aren't attending smear tests because they're embarrassed. Yet the number of women attending potentially life-saving smear tests is falling, figures show. 'I don't want other women to have to go through what I experienced, diagnosis and treatment was terrible. "During Cervical Cancer Prevention Week we want to encourage women to talk to their friends, moth... [Full Article...]

Mo'Nique Is Calling for a Netflix Boycott

Mo'Nique Is Calling for a Netflix Boycott On Saturday night, actress and comedian Sykes defended the Original Queen of Comedy and added that Netflix is guilty of color and gender bias. This offended her because previously, Dave Chapelle , and Chris Rock got $20 million each while Amy Shumer allegedly got $11 million (to which Shumer previously voiced her disdain at the difference between her pay and that of Chapelle and Rock) for the... [Full Article...]

Trump fires up anti-abortion 'March for Life'

Trump fires up anti-abortion 'March for Life' In addition to providing abortions , Planned Parenthood is a major source of routine medical care for women. Introducing him, Vice President Mike Pence called Trump "the most pro-life president in American history". The bill augments a 2002 law by providing for criminal consequences for health care providers that fail to care for an infant who is born alive. For anti-abortion activists ... [Full Article...]

India Supreme Court Lifts Ban on 'Padmaavat'

India Supreme Court Lifts Ban on 'Padmaavat' Bharatiya Janata Party-ruled Haryana, Rajasthan , Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat had banned the movie's release. But the protests against the movie will continue, Kalvi said. "Prasoon Joshi has hurt the sentiments of Rajputs and we will neither let him participate in Jaipur Literature Festival nor let Sanjay Leela Bhansali shoot in Rajasthan", Ajit Mamdoli, another member of the group announced... [Full Article...]

Death toll from Montecito mudslides at 21 after missing mother located

Death toll from Montecito mudslides at 21 after missing mother located U.S. Highway 101 reopened Sunday after a almost two-week closure due to deadly mudslides that caused traffic headaches across the region, state officials said. All lanes were inundated January 9 when a powerful storm brought down boulders and trees from hillsides made bare by last month's wildfires. It closed in the aftermath of mudslides that killed 21 people, including children. [Full Article...]

Judging the Travel Ban-and Judges

Judging the Travel Ban-and Judges The Justice Department asked the Supreme Court to uphold Trump's decision and "resolve the dispute this Term". The appellate court ruled the executive order failed to support its conclusion that allowing the entry of those foreign nationals "would be detrimental to the interests of the United States ". [Full Article...]

Bundesliga giants confirm that Arsenal have made an inquiry about their star

Bundesliga giants confirm that Arsenal have made an inquiry about their star Markus believes that Dortmund shouldn't sell Aubameyang and should instead make him train with the club's reserves until 2021 for his recent behaviour. Sporting director Michael Zorc added: "There is no contact on our part with Arsenal ". Everything seems ok, but you never know what's going on in his head'. [Full Article...]

Preventative health: Cold, flu season: Nothing to 'shake off'

Preventative health: Cold, flu season: Nothing to 'shake off' But, as public health officials are emphasizing, getting the flu shot is still the best way of protecting yourself from the flu , and reducing the severity of the virus if you contract it. Area pharmacies, including CVS, Walgreens and Walmart, offer flu shots or residents can call their doctor for more information . These data are used to monitor changes in circulating influenza viruses... [Full Article...]

Blood test set to make early cancer detection possible

Blood test set to make early cancer detection possible All of the blood samples received the experimental test, called CancerSEEK. Dr Cristian Tomasetti, from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, told the: "This field of early detection is critical, and the results are very exciting". [Full Article...]

Soccer legend Pele is hospitalized after collapsing from exhaustion

Soccer legend Pele is hospitalized after collapsing from exhaustion Brazilian soccer great Pele has canceled a trip to England where he was to receive an award from the English Football Writers' Association. Considered as the greatest player of all time, Pele was voted as World Player of the Century by the International Federation of Football History & Statistics (IFFHS) in the year 1999. [Full Article...]

Myanmar making final plans for repatriation

Myanmar making final plans for repatriation A Rohingya woman carrying two children as she crosses from Myanmar into Bangladesh in the town of Teknaf past year. Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh on Saturday asked for guarantees that their safety and security would be protected and that they would be granted Myanmar citizenship before being repatriated to Rakhine state. [Full Article...]

Bengaluru's Belandur Lake on Fire, Authorities Struggle to Contain Blaze

Bengaluru's Belandur Lake on Fire, Authorities Struggle to Contain Blaze Authorities have been trying to fix a barrier that was supposed to keep sewage from flowing into the lake, depleting its oxygen. On what could have led to this fire, he opined that it could happen due to any reason. The National Green Tribunal which had taken a suo moto case after a similar fire caught it's attention had come down heavily on the state government and its agencies, and had asked t... [Full Article...]

Sprouts suspected in salmonella cluster likely tied to Jimmy John's

Sprouts suspected in salmonella cluster likely tied to Jimmy John's Most people recover without treatment, although a doctor should be consulted if a person has eaten sprouts and develops salmonella symptoms, according to CDC. In interviews, ill people answered questions about the foods they ate and other exposures in the week before they became ill. People in IL reported becoming sick on December 20 and 26, 2017. [Full Article...]


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