Medicine

Indians add more years to their lives

Indians add more years to their lives The extent of this difference, however, varies significantly among the nation's 29 states and seven union territories. Despite the transition, which is associated with development, malnutrition remains the single top risk for health loss. [Full Article...]

Amazon launches Alexa, Echo, and Prime Music in Canada today

Amazon launches Alexa, Echo, and Prime Music in Canada today Amazon's Echo line of smart speakers (powered by the AI assistant Alexa) was the first to market, but only in the U.S. and the UK. Amazon anticipates 10,000 skills will be available for Canadian customers this year, including skills from Air Canada, CBC, the Weather Network, TD Bank, and Bank of Montreal. [Full Article...]

Probing the details in today's stock market - Vornado Realty Trust (VNO)

Probing the details in today's stock market - Vornado Realty Trust (VNO) The Company operates through five segments: Pennsylvania Suburbs, Philadelphia Central Business District (CBD), Metropolitan Washington, D.C., Austin, Texas, and Other. Vornado Realty Trust's market capitalization will expectantly allow investors to gauge the growth versus the risk potentials. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Hldgs reported 281,408 shares. [Full Article...]

Sanders statement on HHS secretary nominee

Sanders statement on HHS secretary nominee Gottlieb's name was one floated for the HHS chief position after former secretary Tom Price resigned in September , but the FDA commissioner said in a Reuters interview he felt he is "most effective" at the drug agency. The complexity of pharmaceutical pricing has thwarted legislation to lower drug prices. Alex Azar is the latest Hoosier headed to Washington for a post in the federal health s... [Full Article...]

Tennessee State Player Expelled From School For Punching Out Coach During Game

Tennessee State Player Expelled From School For Punching Out Coach During Game Latrelle Lee , the Tennessee State Tigers defensive end who was kicked off the football team after punching a coach on Saturday, has now been expelled from the university. Before he was expelled, Lee was in his fourth year at Tennessee State as a criminal justice major. Greenstone twice in the head during last weekend's game against the Southest Missouri State Redhawks at Hale Stadium in Nas... [Full Article...]

Corn harvest still lags, soybeans almost done

Corn harvest still lags, soybeans almost done Winter wheat planting is almost complete with 95% seeded, and 84% emerged, one point ahead of average. The USDA said private exporters sold 133,096 tonnes of US corn to unknown destinations for delivery in the 2017/18 marketing year, which began September 1. [Full Article...]

Check Out This Trailer For JJ Abrams' Terrific Ten, Starring Ben Affleck

Check Out This Trailer For JJ Abrams' Terrific Ten, Starring Ben Affleck Unfortunately, there's no real word on whether they include his ex, Jennifer Garner (come on, you know there's still a tiny part of you hoping they reconcile). Directed by Zack Snyder, Justice League stars Ben Affleck , Henry Cavill , Gal Gadot , Ezra Miller, Jason Momoa, Ray Fisher, Amy Adams, Jesse Eisenberg, Amber Heard, Jeremy Irons, J.K. [Full Article...]

FDA Warns Against Using Kratom Products for Opioid Treatment

People are taking the unapproved supplement to treat conditions like pain, anxiety and depression - without medical supervision, FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb said in a statement . The Drug Enforcement Administration temporarily listed kratom as a Schedule 1 controlled substance last August, but withdrew the decision after an outcry and a targeted petition effort. [Full Article...]

Army Personnel Chief: No Change in Standards for Mental Health Waivers

Army Personnel Chief: No Change in Standards for Mental Health Waivers Under the new policy, which had previously gone unannounced, recruits with a history of self-mutilation who seek mental health waivers must provide the Army with medical records, documents from a psychiatric evaluation, and photos of their of their injuries "in order to provide a clear and meritorious case for why a waiver should be considered". [Full Article...]

Multiple students injured in shooting at elementary school in Northern California

A 6-year-old and another child are among the injured. "I know that we have children that were attending school in a safe location at this time". Children and a 30-year-old man are among the gunshot victims, the Redding Record Searchlight reports. [Full Article...]

Wild boar hits Indigo flight during take-off, Airline issues statement

Wild boar hits Indigo flight during take-off, Airline issues statement Budget carrier IndiGo on late Sunday night apologised to a passenger who fell off her wheelchair while being assisted by the airline's staff at Lucknow airport. "The pilots decided it would be unsafe to land the plane with the fuel tank full and flew over the sea for 45 minutes burning fuel before landing back at Vizag airport", the IndiGo statement read. [Full Article...]

Biafra agitation: IPOB calls for boycott of gubernatorial polls

Biafra agitation: IPOB calls for boycott of gubernatorial polls Abari expressed optimism that the election will not only hold as scheduled but will be without security failures. "IPOB should not test our will or resolve", Mr. IPOB said, "Wild, unfounded and foolish accusations about IPOB intending to disrupt the polls on Saturday as peddled by politicians, is not only baseless but completely unfounded". [Full Article...]

Nigeria vs Argentina kicks off 5pm

Nigeria vs Argentina kicks off 5pm Messi, whose hat-trick against Ecuador earned Argentina the Russian Federation 2018 ticket was given permission by coach, Jorge Sampoli to return to Barcelona , with an aim to test how his team will fare without the 5-time World Best Player. [Full Article...]

Bengaluru girl urges Modi to declare chronic type 1 diabetes a disability

Bengaluru girl urges Modi to declare chronic type 1 diabetes a disability What is the difference between type 1 and type 2 diabetes? Statistics provided by American Diabetes Association prove that, women with GDM, are at high risk of facing miscarriage and have increased chances of developing type 2 diabetes in the future. [Full Article...]

Firing in Delhi's Rohini court where One Killed and many injured

Firing in Delhi's Rohini court where One Killed and many injured Summary: NEW DELHI: A 31-year-old undertrial was shot dead inside the Rohini court complex on Monday morning by a teenaged assailant who fired at him thrice before putting down his country-made pistol and surrendering.The victim, Vinod, who was brought to the court to appear in a cheating case, was shot in the stomach, neck and chest. [Full Article...]

Fire at Annapurna Studio, Manam and Sye Raa sets reduced to ashes

Fire at Annapurna Studio, Manam and Sye Raa sets reduced to ashes Nagarjuna said nobody was injured, adding it was rather sad that the set erected for film "Manam" was gutted. TV reports say that the sets have been completely burnt. For those who don't know, Annapurna Studios was founded by Akkineni Nageswara Rao, twenty two years ago. It primarily creates and appropriates Telugu films and and also gives different generation offices, including sound stages f... [Full Article...]

Arvind Kejriwal asks Amarinder Singh for a meeting in Chandigarh

Please Wait while comments are loading. Stubble burning by farmers in Haryana and Punjab has led to a spike in pollution in Capital, and Kejriwal has been criticising the chief ministers of both states on social media for not doing enough to control it. [Full Article...]

World Antibiotic Awareness Week Kicks Off

World Antibiotic Awareness Week Kicks Off Known as antimicrobial resistance (AMR), a state in which micro-organisms no longer respond to treatment by antimicrobial medicines, such as antibiotics and antifungals, it could cause 10 million deaths globally each year by 2050 if allowed to continue unchecked. [Full Article...]

Ben McAdoo's hot seat only got hotter after performance vs. 49ers

Staley said it felt so good to finally get a win this year that it was on par with winning a game that sent the 49ers to the Super Bowl after the 2012 season. The Giants beat Washington on November 14, 1976 to end the 0-8 conference start, and the first NFC win in 1973, against the Cardinals, came on November 18. [Full Article...]

New blood pressure range means almost half of Americans have hypertension

New blood pressure range means almost half of Americans have hypertension Damage to blood vessels begins soon after blood pressure is elevated , said Whelton, who is the Show Chwan professor of global public health at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and School of Medicine in New Orleans. [Full Article...]


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