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Woman named to be new commissioner of Canada's storied mounted police

Woman named to be new commissioner of Canada's storied mounted police The first Mountie went down when Lucki first took the podium to accept her position as the new commissioner. "When she takes her new post this April, she will be the 24th commissioner in the RCMP's history and the first woman to serve as commissioner in a permanent role", Trudeau told a news conference. [Full Article...]

Sri Lanka steps up security ahead of Friday prayers

Sri Lanka steps up security ahead of Friday prayers The provocation for the current round of violence was the death of a Sinhalese-Buddhist youth allegedly at the hands of a group of Muslim men in an incident of road rage. It may appear silly that a traffic accident should trigger so much tension among the communities that it should spill over into violence after the Sinhala victim succumbed to his injuries. [Full Article...]

AbbVie Inc (ABBV) Shares Bought by IFM Investors Pty Ltd

It has outperformed by 55.06% the S&P500. Mckinley Capital Management Inc increased Abbvie Inc Co (ABBV) stake by 302.71% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Friday, October 23 by UBS. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Monday, May 29 with "Buy". Credit Suisse maintained it with "Hold" rating and $135.0 target in Monday, January 29 report. [Full Article...]

Study finds vitamin D lowers cancer risk

Study finds vitamin D lowers cancer risk Higher levels of vitamin D were also associated with lower (30-50%) risk of liver cancer , and the Association was more evident in men. Because liver cancer progresses from hepatitis, there is said to be a possibility that the property of vitamin D of restraining inflammation lowers the risk. [Full Article...]

More than 100 people have contracted HIV, syphilis in Milwaukee

More than 100 people have contracted HIV, syphilis in Milwaukee Three local babies were also born with syphilis a year ago, health officials said. The epidemic is being called a "cluster" because health officials believe those involved could all be connected in some say or may have had contact with each other within a 12-month period, public health consultant Melissa Ugland told the Journal Sentinel . [Full Article...]

Tainted chicken salad linked to 105 additional Salmonella cases

Tainted chicken salad linked to 105 additional Salmonella cases Ill people range in age from six to 67 and 17 of 24 reported consuming it in the seven days before getting sick. At the time, more than 20,000 pounds of potentially contaminated premade chicken salad was recalled by Triple T Specialty Meats, Inc. [Full Article...]

Frantic Dispatch, 911 Calls Released In Florida School Shooting

Frantic Dispatch, 911 Calls Released In Florida School Shooting The officer, former Broward County sheriff's Deputy Scot Peterson , alerted dispatchers to the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland on February 14 within two minutes of its being reported to 911, according to audio dispatches released by the sheriff's office on Thursday. [Full Article...]

Want To Control Your Age? Just Do This One Thing

Want To Control Your Age? Just Do This One Thing Of these 84 were male and the rest females. The men had to be able to cycle 100 kilometres in under 6.5 hours, while the women had to be able to cycle 60 kilometres in 5.5 hours. For example thymus - an organ that makes immune cells called the T cells in the twenties and thereafter shrinks with age, remained healthy and active in these older adults who regularly exercised. [Full Article...]

Target recalls about 30K jeans after reports of lacerations

Target recalls about 30K jeans after reports of lacerations Skinny jeans , sold exclusively at Target , are being recalled due to reports of cuts and lacerations. Of the six reports Topson Downs received about the metal pieces falling off, five said the defect led to lacerations. If they are unsure whether their jeans are affected by the recall, they can check the inside waistband for the brand's name along with the words "super skinny". [Full Article...]

World Kidney Day 2018 Focuses on Women and Kidney Diseases

World Kidney Day 2018 Focuses on Women and Kidney Diseases Murray Mittleman. According to World Kidney Day website , socioeconomic and cultural factors also contribute to a disproportionate burden of kidney disease . Today more people are reading Kashmir Observer than ever, but only a handful are paying and advertising revenues across the media industry is falling fast. [Full Article...]

Holocaust Museum Strips Suu Kyi of Award

Holocaust Museum Strips Suu Kyi of Award The award, named after Holocaust survivor and author Elie Wiesel , was given to Suu Kyi in 2012 shortly after she was released from a 15-year house arrest for resisting the country's military dictatorship and advocating for human rights. As per the records almost, 6,700 Rohingya, including 730 children have been killed since August a year ago. In concert with Buddhist nationalists, the Burmese mi... [Full Article...]

Ghana leads for women-owned businesses worldwide

Ghana leads for women-owned businesses worldwide The Mastercard Index of Women Entrepreneurs 2018, now in its second edition, tracks the ability of female entrepreneurs to capitalise on opportunities granted through various supporting conditions within their local environments. However, the actual percentage of females engaged in early-stage entrepreneurial activities decreased by 15.7% year-on-year, while for males, it declined by a signifi... [Full Article...]

NC Flu Death Toll Rises to 276

NC Flu Death Toll Rises to 276 The number of confirmed flu cases in NY continued to sharply decline for a second consecutive week, state officials announced Thursday. In oral testimony before the US House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD, addressed influenza response efforts and preparedness, and urged for immediate steps to be taken to enhanc... [Full Article...]

SC upholds right to die with dignity: Living will, passive euthanasia allowed

SC upholds right to die with dignity: Living will, passive euthanasia allowed SC said that " living will " be permitted but with the permission from family members of the person who sought passive euthanasia and also a team of expert doctors who say that the person's revival is practically impossible. Dr Abdul Ansari, director of the critical care services of Nanavati Super Speciality Hospital said that the "right to die" was a landmark ruling which would allow people t... [Full Article...]

Emergency imposed in Sri Lanka, curfew in Kandy

Emergency imposed in Sri Lanka, curfew in Kandy Aljazeera reports that police said on Monday, March 5, that there had been riots and arson attacks since the weekend in Kandy district. "After two hours, they began burning the Muslim properties at around 1 am", he said, claiming that all this while, the local police refrained from taking action against them. [Full Article...]

Delhi HC asks Assembly panel not to insist on CS appearance

Delhi HC asks Assembly panel not to insist on CS appearance What was the urgency of issuing the notice. On Wednesday the chief secretary moved an intervention application in the bail application of Khan. Ask your client not to do this. The chief secretary was allegedly assaulted by AAP MLAs at Kejriwal's residence in a meeting called on intervening night of February 19-20. The court was hearing a plea by Anshu Prakash challenging the assembly's Questio... [Full Article...]

Turkey asks Sweden to detain, extradite Syrian Kurdish leader Saleh Muslim

Turkey asks Sweden to detain, extradite Syrian Kurdish leader Saleh Muslim After his release, Muslim arrived in Germany, in this regard, on March 5, the Turkish Justice Ministry sent a note to the country, demanding Muslim's extradition. Since the launch of Operation Olive Branch on January 20, the Turkish military and the Free Syrian Army have liberated 157 locations, including five town centers, 122 villages, 30 strategic areas, and one YPG/PKK base. [Full Article...]

Over 200 Oklahomans have died from the flu this season

Twelve more people died from the flu in North Carolina, bringing the total deaths to 276 this flu season, according to state statistics released Thursday. Dr. Christopher Ohl, an infectious-diseases expert with Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, has said that "deaths due to influenza are often not due to the virus itself but due to secondary bacterial infections, particularly of the lung". [Full Article...]

Kidney Dysfunction More Common In Women Than Men

Kidney Dysfunction More Common In Women Than Men World Kidney Day - a global awareness campaign - is an initiative of the International Society of Nephrology (ISN) and the International Federation of Kidney Foundations (IFKF). Making the government authorities invest more in further kidney screening. "However, by then the patient may already be in advanced kidney failure ". [Full Article...]

Women victimized by kidney dysfunction more than men

Women victimized by kidney dysfunction more than men According to World Health Organization stats, kidney disease is more likely to develop in obese people including in those with diabetes and hypertension. One in 10 New Zealanders has kidney disease. According to data from the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, collated by Ashish Sharma, professor and head of the Department of Renal Transplant Surgery, ... [Full Article...]


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