Medicine

Climate change another fact to conveniently ignore

Climate change another fact to conveniently ignore Question: Was Irma a record-setting hurricane? Do these events prove our climate is changing? Neither will his boss. In June, President Trump, who before he was elected called global warming a "Chinese hoax", announced that the USA would pull out of the Paris global climate change agreement. [Full Article...]

Weekend Brewers Games Moved To Milwaukee

Weekend Brewers Games Moved To Milwaukee The Milwaukee Brewers clubbed four home runs, including three in their eight run 8th inning to knock off the Miami Marlins 10-2 at Miller Park . The outer membrane of the roof of Marlins Park was damaged , but not the main structure of the roof or the stadium. [Full Article...]

36 refugees shot dead in DR Congo

36 refugees shot dead in DR Congo UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is shocked and saddened over the violent death of numerous Burundian nationals - among them likely refugees and asylum-seekers, in Kamanyola, a town in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. "The Congolese army and police were overwhelmed by the refugee protest and fired shots into the air before the situation worsened", the army spokesman said. [Full Article...]

Virat Kohli shows confidence on two wrist spinners in team

Virat Kohli shows confidence on two wrist spinners in team Kohli faltered in the Test series - 46 runs in five innings, his poorest return from a Test series on home soil - and has a point to prove against Australia . However, Rohit, the vice-captain, felt the team's "versatility" was its strength. Smith said Saturday the team had the 2019 World Cup firmly in mind. [Full Article...]

All polling stations in NA-120 declared sensitive

All polling stations in NA-120 declared sensitive The polling process will begin at 8am and it will continue till 5pm without any break. Maryam is handling the Lahore election campaign while her mother and PML-N candidate for the by-poll, Kulsoom Nawaz, undergoes treatment for throat cancer in London. [Full Article...]

Climate change aggravates global hunger

Climate change aggravates global hunger Intensified conflicts, floods and droughts have helped contribute to 815 million people going chronically undernourished in 2016 - a 38 million rise on 2015. The FAO estimated in the report that 20 percent of Africa's population (more than 243 million) was affected by hunger during the same period. The number of overweight children and obese adults stood at 41 million and 641 million, respective... [Full Article...]

Frank Vincent, 'The Sopranos' actor, dies at 78

Frank Vincent, 'The Sopranos' actor, dies at 78 Actor Frank Vincent died on Wednesday , September 13 after complications from heart surgery, TMZ reports. "He was a seamless fit in many mobster movies and TV shows, such as " Goodfellas " and " #The Sopranos ", over the past several decades. [Full Article...]

Lions fan who posted racist rant forfeits season tickets

Lions fan who posted racist rant forfeits season tickets Realistically, stadium bans are unenforceable, but ostensibly this means he will not be able to purchase tickets directly from the Lions under his real name. After the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, last month, Abdullah said he knows some fans will not root for him because of his opinions . "He probably could've stuck with "he wishes we would've stood" and I would've been like "ok", but... [Full Article...]

Target recalling 180000 dresser for tip-over hazard

Target recalling 180000 dresser for tip-over hazard Target says it is recalling almost 180,000 dressers because they can tip over and pose a risk to children. The recalled dressers are unstable if they are not anchored to the wall, according to the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission. [Full Article...]

Technical Trading: Following Shares of Bristol-Myers Squibb Co (BMY)

Technical Trading: Following Shares of Bristol-Myers Squibb Co (BMY) The lowest price the stock reached in the last trading day was $62.32 and compares with the $46.01 52-week low. Baillie Gifford has 0.02% invested in Bristol-Myers Squibb Co (NYSE: BMY ) for 186,381 shares. Since May 2, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 13 insider sales for $960.72 million activity. $334,265 worth of stock was sold by Skoufalos Ioannis on Monday, May 22. [Full Article...]

Australia call up Peter Handscomb for one-day series in India

Australia call up Peter Handscomb for one-day series in India We are just two days away from one of the most high-profile ODI series as India and Australia kick start the five-match campaign this Sunday. "Whenever I get the opportunity I want to be there on the field". "It is a hard-fought contest playing against India", he said. I don't change my game plan too much. They let you express yourself as much as possible. [Full Article...]

Women 'more likely to lose interest in sex than men'

Women 'more likely to lose interest in sex than men' Of the total number, 15% of men and 34% of women said that they had lost interest in having sex for three months or more in the previous year, while in relationships. But they did find that having young children at home was a factor for women. "These findings suggest that for women early sexual experiences may shape future sexual encounters/relationships to a greater extent than for men", the re... [Full Article...]

Artificial sweeteners increase diabetes risk in just two weeks

Artificial sweeteners increase diabetes risk in just two weeks The body of research confirms his "Twin Cycle Hypothesis" - that type 2 diabetes is caused by excess fat actually within both liver and pancreas. A body of research putting type 2 diabetes patients on a low calorie diet has confirmed that the condition is reversible. [Full Article...]

Trevor Noah's 'Daily Show' contract renewed through 2022

Trevor Noah's 'Daily Show' contract renewed through 2022 Noah had the following to say about the new deal... By the end of this month, Noah will have been behind the "The Daily Show " desk for two years. But Comedy Central cited other positive trends in its decision to extend Mr. Noah's contract, including growth among overall viewers, and viewers aged 18 to 49, over the program's 2016-17 season. [Full Article...]

Pope Francis meets with Indian priest abducted by ISIS

Pope Francis meets with Indian priest abducted by ISIS Uzhunnalil bends down to kiss the Pope's feet, after which the Pope tenderly gives the priest his blessing. Born in Ramapuram, in southern India's Kerala state, Father Uzhunnalil belongs to the Bangalore Salesian province. Cardinal George Alencherry, Major Archbishop of Angamaly-Ernakulam and head of the Syro-Malabar Church to which Fr. Uzhunnalil belongs, said that prayers by millions across th... [Full Article...]

Cooks not drawn into drama of return to New Orleans

Cooks not drawn into drama of return to New Orleans Everyone just has to go get their job done. It will be hard to stop Drew Brees from finding the red zone on Sunday. They first played in 1972. New Orleans finished 7-9 and failed to make the playoffs in each of the past three seasons. The 2nd year wide receiver caught 92 passes a year ago but on this night had just 5 catches for 45 yards. Quarterback Tom Brady did not play well, and the defen... [Full Article...]

Martin Shkreli Jailed for Hillary Clinton Facebook Post

Martin Shkreli Jailed for Hillary Clinton Facebook Post However, while he was out of bail, he posted on social media that he was offering $5,000 bounty to anyone who could grab him one of Hillary Clinton's hairs while she is out on tour to support her new book. "Stupid doesn't make you violent", Brafman said, adding that his client's Facebook posts had shown "immaturity, satire, a warped sense of humor". Martin Shkreli is escorted from his building... [Full Article...]

Record number of people arrested for terrorism-related offences in Britain

Record number of people arrested for terrorism-related offences in Britain Eight people were murdered by three jihadis who drove a van across London Bridge before attacking people with knives in Borough Market in June. It also includes the one arrest made after the vehicle attack near Finsbury Park Mosque. Mark Rowley, the UK's most senior counterterrorism officer, told a conference in Israel this week that there has been a shift in the United Kingdom threat level,... [Full Article...]

Researchers find hint of a link between flu vaccine and miscarriage

Researchers find hint of a link between flu vaccine and miscarriage Flu and its complications kill thousands of Americans every year. The Marshfield study had several limitations, including the small number of women who had miscarriages and who received vaccinations two years in a row. Two other medical journals rejected the article before a third, Vaccine , accepted it. Dr. Gregory Poland, Vaccine's editor-in-chief, said it was a well-designed study that r... [Full Article...]

Hormone Pills Don't Shorten Lives for Older Women

Hormone Pills Don't Shorten Lives for Older Women Research into the benefits of hormone therapy was stopped early in the 90s when unexpected harms were found from using the drugs versus a dummy pill for five to seven years. Most professional health groups, including the North American Menopause Society and the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, now advise using the supplemental hormones for the shortest period possible, in the lowest dose ne... [Full Article...]


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