Health Care

Teen vaping rate falls sharply, reversing e-cigarette trend

Teen vaping rate falls sharply, reversing e-cigarette trend To check tobacco use among children, there is a need to develop support programmes helping people quit smoking at health facilities and in community levels, they said . "Far too many young people are still using tobacco products, so we must continue to prioritize proven strategies to protect our youth from this preventable health risk", said CDC Acting Director Anne Schuchat. [Full Article...]

French fries, other fried potatoes could lead to early death, research suggests

French fries, other fried potatoes could lead to early death, research suggests Nicola Veronese, lead author of the study and a scientist at the National Research Council in Padova, Italy , which sounds quite ominous given the news. Frying potatoes strips the vegetable of nutrients, and French fries served in restaurants may be the unhealthiest way to eat potatoes because these come with saturated fat and high sodium, reports Time. [Full Article...]

Policeman shot and killed in Kulgam

Policeman shot and killed in Kulgam He said the injured policemen were shifted to hospital. One of the two attacks took place in Hyderpora area of Srinagar where terrorists opened fire at a police party. [Full Article...]

Self-tanning drug could fight skin cancer - and improve your beach experience

Self-tanning drug could fight skin cancer - and improve your beach experience While now available sunscreens provide protection against UV rays, their blocking effects also mean that the skin does not raise its natural tanning defense against the sun with melanin , potentially leaving the skin more vulnerable to the damages of the sunlight if sunscreen is not properly and often used. [Full Article...]

BP to invest $6 billion in developing new gas fields

BP to invest $6 billion in developing new gas fields The R-series (D34) project is a dry gas development in water-depths of more than 2,000 metres, approximately 70 kilometres offshore. A field development plan (FDP), approved in August 2013, envisaged $3.18 billion investment in R-Series or D-34 gas field to produce 13-15 mmscmd of gas for 13 years. [Full Article...]

Doctors separate conjoined 10-month-old twins

Doctors separate conjoined 10-month-old twins Their parents first learned that Heather Delaney was carrying conjoined twins about 11 weeks into her pregnancy, early in 2016. It is always hard for conjoined twins to have a normal life and especially if they are yet toddlers. Ten-month-old conjoined twins from Mooresville, North Carolina, are continuing to recover after doctors successfully separated them. The most hard part of the separati... [Full Article...]

Petrol, diesel dealers strike deferred

Petrol, diesel dealers strike deferred They say that even the profit and loss of daily price change must be monitored by OMC.The association is of the view that it is not possible for the petrol pump dealers to reach the petrol pump every midnight throughout the year to change the rate and to note down the petroleum sale till then. [Full Article...]

Scottish independence dealt a blow after nationalists suffer losses

The SNP saw its vote drop by 13 percentage points on Thursday, a drubbing that handed 12 seats to the Tories, six to Labour and three to the Liberal Democrats . This is her opportunity to do so - and I urge her to take it immediately. "The Tories' hard Brexit plan has been rejected and we can not allow the Brexit negotiations to become hostage to the inability of either the Tories or Labour... [Full Article...]

Artemis skipper falls overboard in Cup challenger finals

Ainslie battled back with a masterful victory in the second race to fend off elimination, but New Zealand seized the advantage at the start of the third and went on to a decisive win. Outteridge and Iain Jensen, an Artemis crewman, won the gold medal in the 49er class in the 2012 Olympics, with Burling and Blair Tuke, also a Team New Zealand crewman, taking the silver. [Full Article...]

Philippine flag raised on Independence Day in war-torn city

Philippine flag raised on Independence Day in war-torn city The crisis in Marawi, an Islamic city in the predominantly Christian nation, has overshadowed the country's Independence Day celebrations. "We do not want to speculate, we hope they come out soon", Sindac said . Witnesses said the bandits ran after them and fired shots resulting to the killing of the five civilians. Army Maj. Kari McEwen, a spokeswoman for U.S. [Full Article...]

Supreme Court rules to speed marketing of lower cost biosimilars

Supreme Court rules to speed marketing of lower cost biosimilars Novartis's Sandoz division, based in Germany, hailed the decision , saying it will mean patients will get cheaper drugs more quickly. The Petition for Certiorari filed by the company questioned appropriate timing for the currently-required 180-days' notice to brand companies from biosimilar companies who have followed the patent dance. [Full Article...]

Drones Carrying Defibrillators Could Aid Heart Emergencies

Drones Carrying Defibrillators Could Aid Heart Emergencies On average, the drones arrived 16 minutes faster than emergency services, according to the team from Karolinska Institute , Stockholm. The drone was quicker than EMS in all cases, with a median difference in response time of 16 minutes 39 seconds, which Claesson said is "really clinically important". [Full Article...]

Germany: number of Britons granted citizenship quadruples

The Federal Statistical Office said on Tuesday that 2 865 Britons became German citizens in 2016. 'This is the highest ever level of registered British citizens'. Turks were the biggest group, with 16,290 becoming German - a 17.3 per cent drop, following declines in previous years. On average, only 1.6 per cent of all applications for German citizenship that are granted come from European Union ... [Full Article...]

Florida police release dash cam footage of Tiger Woods' field sobriety test

Florida police release dash cam footage of Tiger Woods' field sobriety test The field sobriety test was a failure from the start. The star had been taken into custody on Monday morning, in Jupiter, Florida, following suspicion of driving under the influence. He also has trouble following directions and reciting the alphabet. He told police he had not been drinking but was taking three prescription medications, including the opioid painkiller Vicodin. [Full Article...]

Britain's PM May to face party lawmakers after election disaster

Given this prospect, May may find it expedient to throw in the towel before she gets her eviction notice from Number 10 Downing Street. But rumors swirled of plots to oust May. Leader of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) Arlene Foster speaks to media outside Stormont Parliament buildings in Belfast March 6, 2017. Although it is not entering a formal coalition with the Tories, how the DUP... [Full Article...]

UK police name third man behind London terror attack

UK police name third man behind London terror attack The report said Italy had put him on a watch list and flagged his presence to Moroccan and British authorities. In March 2016, Italian officers stopped Zaghba at Bologna airport and found IS-related materials on his mobile phone. The second alleged attacker was identified by police as Redouane, who alternately used the surname Elkhdar, and claimed to be Moroccan and Libyan. [Full Article...]

Afghan soldier kills 3 US service members

Afghan soldier kills 3 US service members Dillon Baldridge, 22, all belonged to the 101st Airborne Division and were killed in Nangahar Province, according to the statement. An Afghan official says the deaths and injury stem from an attack by an Afghan soldier, who also died. "The convoy returned fire in self-defense and there were no USA casualties". -Afghan military operation in Nangarhar province has been identified as a Barstow ma... [Full Article...]

Adam West, who played 1960s-era Batman, dies at 88

Adam West, who played 1960s-era Batman, dies at 88 This story will be updated . Born William West Anderson on September 19, 1928, in Seattle and raised on a wheat ranch in Walla Walla, Washington, West began his career as a disc jockey and television show host. In bringing Batman to life West delivered his often corny lines with deadpan earnestness, entertaining children and adding a touch of satirical humor for adults. [Full Article...]

Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool to be drained after 80 ducks die

Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool to be drained after 80 ducks die The pool must be drained, as chemical treatments alone could not sufficiently reduce the number of parasites and snails in which the parasites grow. The ducks eat the snails, thus ingesting the parasites that come along with them. There was no word on what would become of the ducks who usually swim in the reflecting pool . [Full Article...]

Latest Floyd Mayweather Jr., Conor McGregor Update Could Be Biggest News Yet

Latest Floyd Mayweather Jr., Conor McGregor Update Could Be Biggest News Yet Both sides are targeting a date in early fall. Last month McGregor attempted to force the issue by announcing he had signed on the dotted line for the fight to happen. "It's pretty bad", said White, also referring to a reviewjournal.com report about his recent real-estate purchases. McGregor has been out of the cage since November, when he became the UFC's first simultaneous two-division... [Full Article...]


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