Medical

California court overturns $417mn verdict linking J&J baby powder with cancer

The ruling by Judge Maren Nelson of the Los Angeles Superior Court is the latest in a string of lawsuits the embattled company is facing regarding lawsuits from women and family members who have accused J&J of not warning consumers enough regarding the cancer risks its talc-based products have, Reuters reports . [Full Article...]

Texas woman suffers from 'broken heart syndrome' after her dog dies

Texas woman suffers from 'broken heart syndrome' after her dog dies Her ordeal occurred in 2016, but it has come to light because the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine decided her case was an nearly ideal example of how Broken Heart Syndrome manifests. This is not the first time that someone's heart has literally been broken after the death of their pet. Simpson's heart after it "broke". Simpson was then diagnosed with Takotsubo cardiomyopathy. [Full Article...]

Texas Toddler Goes Missing, Police Confiscate Dozens of Items from Home

Texas Toddler Goes Missing, Police Confiscate Dozens of Items from Home The police have intensified their efforts to locate the child and are using drones and helicopters for the search. "We are closely monitoring Sherin Mathews case". When he didn't find her he went inside to wait for daylight to continue searching, or for her to return on her own. Police were not alerted to her disappearance until about five hours later. [Full Article...]

Vasundhara Raje's ordinance 2nd bid to shield babus and judges

Vasundhara Raje's ordinance 2nd bid to shield babus and judges If Vasundhara Raje government is seen standing up with "corrupt" public servants, it shouldn't come as a surprise because the ordinance seeking to protect civil servants from investigation or hide their identity is not the first such attempt. [Full Article...]

Breast cancer awareness month continues with more pink themed events

Breast cancer awareness month continues with more pink themed events Actor Julia Louis Dreyfus shed light on the crippling cost of cancer, and advocated for universal health care when she announced her breast cancer diagnosis last month. Today's event was created to help men, women, and children of all ages get involved in fitness training and staying active while becoming more aware of healthy habits and listening to your body. [Full Article...]

Aamir Khan Was Offered '2.0'? Here's Why Mr Perfectionist Rejected The Role!

Aamir Khan Was Offered '2.0'? Here's Why Mr Perfectionist Rejected The Role! And for everyone's surprise, the same happened when Aamir was offered South Indian Superstar Rajnikanth's role in "2.0". While it is hard to even imagine that Shankar could have made this mega sequel with another actor, Aamir Khan's confession has let everyone take a sigh of relief, including Aamir himself. [Full Article...]

Disha Patani to play Sangamithra

Disha Patani to play Sangamithra Also, the makers have released the posters of the film that featured Shruti painted Sangamitra . It's a larger-than- life period film with great technicians. They chose to not work together as things didn't work out with her effectively. Khusbhu Sundar had earlier confirmed that " Sangamithra " will go on floors from December, 2017 after Sundar C completes work on " Kalakalappu 2 ", a sequel ... [Full Article...]

Can people with HIV be 'legally' quarantined — Georgia lawmaker

Can people with HIV be 'legally' quarantined — Georgia lawmaker She said: "My thinking sometimes goes in odd directions, but before we proceed, if you wouldn't mind commenting on the surveillance of partners, tracking of contacts, that sort of thing? What are we legally able to do ", Price said. During his time as the most senior health official in the US, Mr Price proposed massive cuts to HIV prevention programmes. The quarantining of people with HIV h... [Full Article...]

Nawaz Sharif delays return to Pakistan from London

Nawaz Sharif delays return to Pakistan from London The former premier's daughter, Maryam Sharif, and her husband, Mohammad Safdar, attended the hearing at the Accountability Court and also pleaded not guilty. The former prime minister is unlikely to be arrested on his return home as the court has already granted bail. Pirzada, the minister for interprovincial coordination, minced no words to suggest that Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif take... [Full Article...]

Delhi's post-Diwali air quality severe

Delhi's post-Diwali air quality severe The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) said the pollution levels worsened this morning due to calm wind and higher moisture in the air - as was predicted. RK Puram monitoring station recorded PM2.5 and PM10 at 878 and 1,179 micrograms per cubic metre at around 11 pm. The online indicators of the pollution monitoring stations in the city glowed red, indicating a "very poor" air quality as ... [Full Article...]

This is how drinking ONE pint of beer can make you smarter

This is how drinking ONE pint of beer can make you smarter The study involved 50 native German speakers studying Dutch at a Dutch university, who had recently learned to speak, read, and write in the new language . real words ... in another language with a different accent than your native brogue. Unexpectedly, alcohol had no effect on the speakers' self-ratings; those who'd had a drink weren't any more confident or pleased with their performances... [Full Article...]

'Missing' Lahore journalist Zeenat Shehzadi recovered after two years

'Missing' Lahore journalist Zeenat Shehzadi recovered after two years Iqbal said some "non-state actors" had kidnapped her, adding that tribal leaders in Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa played an important role in her recovery, Dawn reported . With the help of social media, she was able to contact Ansari's mother in India and filed a case with the Supreme Court on her behalf. She was due to appear before the Commission for Missing Persons the next day. [Full Article...]

Time to roll up your sleeves for flu shot season

The vaccine will be available in a wide variety of places including many public health offices and pharmacies. "But it is very early to predict anything more than that", Shahab said. Generally about 50 per cent of health-care workers get immunized. More than 150 confirmed cases of influenza have been reported in the state, according to the latest Arkansas Health Department Flu report from Octo... [Full Article...]

Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte 'not afraid to face the difficulties'

Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte 'not afraid to face the difficulties' Antonio Conte deemed Matic to be surplus to requirements at Stamford Bridge in the summer transfer window as he allowed him to sign for Jose Mourinho's team. Tell always the truth. Chelsea are now in fifth , one place below the Hornets ahead of their meeting at Stamford Bridge. "I can not report on the likely team for tomorrow as there are injury doubts over several players", Conte sai... [Full Article...]

Oncogenic Oral HPV DNA Detected in 3.5 Percent of Adults

Oncogenic Oral HPV DNA Detected in 3.5 Percent of Adults It is linked to growing numbers of cases being triggered by the human papillomavirus , passed on during oral sex . The researchers detected oral HPV DNA in 3.5 percent of all 13,089 adults aged 20 to 69 years included in the study; the lifetime risk of oropharyngeal cancer was low at 37 per 10,000. [Full Article...]

Turkey seeks Nigeria's support against US-based cleric

The row was sparked on October 8, when the U.S. Embassy in Ankara announced the suspension of non-immigrant visa services for Turkish nationals, following the arrest of a local employee at the U.S. The US delegation has laid out four conditions to solve the crisis, private broadcaster Haberturk reported, including a request that Ankara provide evidence related to the detentions. [Full Article...]

Too much exercise can lead to death, especially for white men

Too much exercise can lead to death, especially for white men Surprisingly, the same didn't apply for black men. A 2014 study published in BMJ found that engaging in too much prolonged high-intensity exercise may actually increase the risk of death from a heart attack or stroke in people who already suffer from heart disease. [Full Article...]

You do know you're dead after you die

You do know you're dead after you die New research at a highly regarded US medical school suggests that some patients may retain awareness after their hearts have stopped and they are declared dead. However, other scientists, who are not related to this work, share the idea that the brain still saves a little bit of energy after the body dies. In the movie, a group of students take turns giving themselves a cardiac arrest to see wha... [Full Article...]

Fire Engulfs Iconic Myanmar Hotel

Fire Engulfs Iconic Myanmar Hotel The massive blaze took firefighters hours to extinguish. "I'll never forget looking up and seeing the night sky turned red", said American David Powers, who escaped the blaze with his wife, 4-year-old daughter and their passports, phones and wallets. [Full Article...]

Palestinian official: Unity deal will aid peace process

Palestinian official: Unity deal will aid peace process Earlier Thursday, Greenblatt had called on Hamas to abandon its policy of armed resistance to Israel - and officially recognize the self-proclaimed Jewish state - within the context of a sought-for Palestinian unity government. The fresh Hamas-Fatah reconciliation efforts have enraged Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , who said that the regime would not accept "imaginary appeasement wh... [Full Article...]


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