Health Care

Saco boy who inspired thousands during cancer battle dies

Saco boy who inspired thousands during cancer battle dies Jacob was diagnosed several years ago with Stage 4 neuroblastoma, a rare type of cancerous tumor that has spread to his head, including on the membrane between his skull and his brain, his family says. Jacob's family announced his death on the Facebook page where they documented his battle with cancer. "Thank you for taking the time, and taking an interest in our sweet boy's journey". [Full Article...]

SS Rajamouli's next to have Ram Charan and Jr NTR?

SS Rajamouli's next to have Ram Charan and Jr NTR? The news has just hit the screens, this star director is now all set to begin the shooting of South India's superstar Mahesh Babu. There are huge expectations on the next film of SS Rajamouli after the blockbuster success of "The Bahubali 2". [Full Article...]

European Union picks Paris as new host for EBA after Brexit, sources say

European Union picks Paris as new host for EBA after Brexit, sources say It could even come down to drawing lots. "Nobody really knows what is going to happen - they will be locked there for hours", one said. It was the abstention of Slovakia, piqued by its capital Bratislava being narrowly knocked out of the EMA voting in the first round, which allowed Amsterdam to pull level with early leader Milan and tie the runoff at 13-13 - a result few had expected given that ... [Full Article...]

Ekwueme: Nigerian community in South Africa reacts to death of ex-VP

Ekwueme: Nigerian community in South Africa reacts to death of ex-VP Alex Ekwueme, whose death was announced on Sunday night at a London hospital. It was learnt that the elder statesman was in a coma at the time he was admitted to the hospital. To counter the allegations, the presidency released images of newly appointed secretary-general of the federation (SGF), Mr Boss Mustapha paying a visit to Ekwueme at the London clinic but not much was said thereafter abou... [Full Article...]

Science just proved that owning a dog makes you live longer

Science just proved that owning a dog makes you live longer If you find yourself being lazy but just can't work up the motivation to take a daily walk or jog, a pup might do the trick! The research team behind the study analyzed national registries for people between the ages of 40 and 80. Mental health has previously been shown to have a link to heart health , and previous studies have shown a link between loneliness and poor heart health . [Full Article...]

Pranab, Manmohan, Rahul pay tribute to Indira Gandhi on 100th birth anny

Pranab, Manmohan, Rahul pay tribute to Indira Gandhi on 100th birth anny The Congress president said Indira Gandhi was "one of the greatest" as she fought for secularism and against all those forces seeking to divide the people on the lines of religion and caste. The former Union finance minister also alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had failed in his economic policies and was thus, trying to "play the friend of the poor". [Full Article...]

Watch NASA Launch Its Shiny New JPSS-1 Weather Satellite

Watch NASA Launch Its Shiny New JPSS-1 Weather Satellite The launch was rescheduled for November 14 but scrubbed just a few minutes before scheduled liftoff due to technical issues. The launch is now scheduled for 1:47 a.m. "With such an active and extremely risky hurricane season we've recently encountered and the destructive wildfires we've seen around the planet, and particularly in California in the a year ago, JPSS-1 is arriving at just the right... [Full Article...]

Faizabad deadlock: Govt, protesters conclude fourth round of talks

Faizabad deadlock: Govt, protesters conclude fourth round of talks Earlier in the day, the Islamabad High Court (IHC) ordered the district administration to take all necessary steps to clear the area latest by Saturday morning. Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui had directed the authorities to vacate the key route from the protesters by 10am Saturday (tomorrow). Justice Siddiqui maintained that the administration failed to play its due role in resolving the crisi... [Full Article...]

Salman parties with alleged beau Lulia and ex-flame Katrina

Salman parties with alleged beau Lulia and ex-flame Katrina The two stars showcased their handsome chemistry and with this ISL performance, our eagerness to see the Tiger Zinda Hai song and the film with the two getting into some action - packed performance has just reached an all time high. "In a way, they were all dancing to our tunes", Ali said in a statement. Salman Khan showed some of his famous dance moves during his performance at the opening ... [Full Article...]

Jose Mourinho is furious with England over Phil Jones having six injections

Jose Mourinho is furious with England over Phil Jones having six injections Jones has played regularly under Mourinho this season as one of United's two first-choice centre-backs, but the 25-year-old has been carrying this current calf injury since limping off during the defeat at Huddersfield Town last month. "If a player was injured and the player is ready to play [this weekend] there is something that is going wrong, so Phil Jones was injured and obviously he is injure... [Full Article...]

Surgeon carries out successful procedures on dead bodies

Surgeon carries out successful procedures on dead bodies Dr. Sergio Canavero said the procedure would take place in China because the USA and Europe would not allow it. "A full head swap between brain dead organ donors is the next stage", the Telegraph reported . A Russian man identified as Valery Spiridinov has reportedly registered with him for a head transplant. Valery Spiridinov, from Russian Federation, is to become the first living person to ... [Full Article...]

NGT refuses to quash environmental clearance to Amaravati

NGT refuses to quash environmental clearance to Amaravati The Tribunal stated that if it not possible to set up a rainwater harvesting system, the institution should contact the committee "within a week from today". The committee will then inspect the premises. "Upon inspection, if it feels that there is no possibility of setting up such system, then the panel may issue exemption certificate", the bench said. [Full Article...]

Russian media not affected by law on foreign agents, Justice Ministry says

Russian media not affected by law on foreign agents, Justice Ministry says Once the Senate approves the legislation, expected this month, the "foreign agent" amendments to an existing media law would enter into force immediately on being signed by Russian President Vladimir Putin. Under the new legislation, U.S. and other foreign media would have to present themselves as such on all paperwork and submit to intensive scrutiny of staffing and financing. [Full Article...]

Dogs owners at lower risk for heart disease

Dogs owners at lower risk for heart disease Even dog ownership registration has been mandatory in Sweden since 2001. Study author Mwenya Mubanga, a PhD student at Uppsala University , said: "A very interesting finding in our study was that dog ownership was especially prominent as a protective factor in persons living alone, which is a group reported previously to be at higher risk of cardiovascular disease and death than those livin... [Full Article...]

Third Flu Related Death Reported This Season: HHSA

Third Flu Related Death Reported This Season: HHSA The past week had 61 new flu cases reported, bringing the total to 445 cases. DHEC urges anyone over six months old to get the flu vaccine every year. When tissues are not readily available, cough into your sleeve, not your hands. In an effort to stop the flu virus, health officials encourage people to use hand sanitizers, clean commonly touched surfaces, staying home when sick, washing hands,... [Full Article...]

United Nations vote on inquiry into chemical weapons use in Syria

United Nations vote on inquiry into chemical weapons use in Syria The joint UN-Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) panel was set up by Russian Federation and the United States in 2015 and unanimously endorsed by the council, which renewed its mandate previous year. Before the voting, Russia's permanent representative to the United Nations said Russian Federation was withdrawing its draft as the Security Council had refused to satisfy Mosc... [Full Article...]

Scientists have described genetic mutations that can prolong youth

Scientists have described genetic mutations that can prolong youth An worldwide group of scientists, consisting of American, Japanese and canadian specialists in the field of genetic engineering, spoke about the discovery of rare genetic mutations that can slow the aging process and the development of age-related diseases. [Full Article...]

A Legionnaire's Outbreak Near Disneyland Has Now Infected 15 People

A Legionnaire's Outbreak Near Disneyland Has Now Infected 15 People The patients range in age from 52 to 94. Two of those cases were in individuals who visited Disneyland Park in September. The bacteria are common in natural water systems, such as lakes, as well as cooling towers. The Los Angeles Times reports Thursday that Legionnaires' has sickened a total of 15 people, two of whom have died. Authorities said two of the three new cases involved individuals ... [Full Article...]

People urged to quit smoking during Great American Smokeout

People urged to quit smoking during Great American Smokeout The Great American Smokeout has its origins in Minnesota's first "Don't Smoke Day" in 1974. The next year the Smokeout went nationwide. Quitting for just one day on November 16 may lead to a decision to quit smoking for good. It's often helpful for smokers to tell those around them they're trying to quit but he says the important thing is to make an effort. Davis works for the "Why?" It's ... [Full Article...]

Rose McGowan Surrenders to Police on Drug Charge

Rose McGowan Surrenders to Police on Drug Charge A warrant for her arrest was obtained after belongings left behind on a flight arriving at nearby Washington Dulles worldwide airport tested positive for illegal drugs, police said. "There is a warrant out for my arrest in Virginia". Hundley said he had no comment to make to reporters as he left court. "I even hired a private investigator to investigate whether the warrant was real". [Full Article...]


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