Health Care

Elimination of Violence Against Women

Elimination of Violence Against Women Women around the world are subject to domestic violence, rape, physical torture and other forms of violence. This included the introduction of new laws, such as the Prevention of Human Trafficking Act and the Protection from Harassment Act, as well as enhancements to the Women's Charter to provide greater protection for women. [Full Article...]

Fare hike costs Metro 3 lakh commuters a day

Fare hike costs Metro 3 lakh commuters a day While dips in passenger traffic, the steep plunge this time may take longer to stabilise. According to the Newspaper, Metro fare hike has not benefited anyone."About the drop in numbers, Union Minister Vijay Goel said efforts would be made to increase the number of passengers". [Full Article...]

Syrian opposition to name delegation to Geneva peace talks

Syrian opposition to name delegation to Geneva peace talks Russia's planned peace talks among Syrian groups will only succeed if the opposition ends its fight against the government, a senior adviser to President Bashar al-Assad said on Thursday. For years, Western and Arab countries backed the opposition demand that Assad quit power, but since Russia's 2015 entry into the war, his government has won back major cities and now looks militarily unassailable... [Full Article...]

Almost half of all cancer deaths linked to preventable risk factors

Almost half of all cancer deaths linked to preventable risk factors Excess body weight is another factor following smoking and alcohol intake is another major cancer causing habit. Smoking was tied to 19 percent of cancer cases and almost 30 percent of cancer deaths, which makes it the deadliest risk factor when it comes to cancer. [Full Article...]

Calculations behind Trump's support for controversial Moore

Calculations behind Trump's support for controversial Moore Playing a clip from President Donald Trump's Tuesday comments about the Senate candidate where he repeatedly says the phrase "he denies it", Colbert picked apart the president's insistence that "you have to listen to [Moore]" for his take on the allegations. [Full Article...]

Holiday spice has fat-burning properties

Holiday spice has fat-burning properties University of Michigan Life Sciences Institute researchers , led by Research Assistant Professor Jun Wu, aimed to use this research as a foundation to better understand cinnamaldehyde and whether these positive effects could be translated to humans. [Full Article...]

Three coffees a day linked to more health than harm

Three coffees a day linked to more health than harm The research, which combined data from 200 previous studies, showed that coffee consumption is linked to lower risks of diabetes, liver disease, dementia, and some cancers. To acquire an understanding of its effects on human health, Robin Poole , a public health specialist at the University of Southampton in Britain, led an "umbrella review" of 218 studies around the world. [Full Article...]

Delhi: 4-yr-old sexually assaults classmate; case registered

Delhi: 4-yr-old sexually assaults classmate; case registered According to the mother, when the girl returned from school she complained of pain in her private parts. "I was told to send a written complaint on Monday morning and meet the parents (of the boy), the principal and the teachers (sic)", said mother, in her complaint. [Full Article...]

Jerry Jones will not sue National Football League over Roger Goodell's contract extension

Jerry Jones will not sue National Football League over Roger Goodell's contract extension But that doesn't mean he's given up putting stumbling blocks in Goodell's way. Jones made his remarks in a USA Today report Tuesday, one day after the Wall Street Journal reported the NFL's compensation committee denied his request that the league's owners be allowed a final vote of approval on Goodell's extension. [Full Article...]

Percent of Employees Have Received Flu Shot for Essentia Health

Percent of Employees Have Received Flu Shot for Essentia Health Although more than 97% of Essentia's employees got the vaccination before the deadline (which was on November 20), there were still some workers who refused to get it due to their religion or personal beliefs. The requirement includes vendors, volunteers, and students who work at their various sites. Most employees got the flu shot. The Minnesota Nurses Association mentioned that they tried to... [Full Article...]

Flat-Earther to Launch Himself in Homemade Steam Rocket Saturday

Flat-Earther to Launch Himself in Homemade Steam Rocket Saturday The fictional town of Radiator Springs in the Disney movie " Cars " was loosely based on Amboy . Hughes also says that he doesn't believe in science . He added that another planned flight that will take him dozens of miles into space, allowing him to "prove once and for all this earth is flat". "I researched it for several months". [Full Article...]

Shootout in Delhi's Dwarka, five criminals arrested

Shootout in Delhi's Dwarka, five criminals arrested Summary: Five arrested after shootout in Delhi , illegal arms recoveredNew Delhi [India]: Five people were arrested on Tuesday after a shootout ended here between some miscreants and police teams of Delhi and Punjab. The local district police assisted them in the operation. They have committed some of the most gruesome crimes against the police and the public and have caused a huge loss of life ... [Full Article...]

This Sleep Position May Double Your Risk for Stillbirth

This Sleep Position May Double Your Risk for Stillbirth About one in 225 pregnancies in the United Kingdom (UK) ends in stillbirth and the study authors estimate that about 130 babies' lives a year could be saved if women went to sleep on their side. Twenty-five days after birth, the researchers interviewed each woman to ask about her sleeping position in the final trimester . In the United States, one in 100 pregnancies ends in a stillbirth. [Full Article...]

Emerick Aubameyang to face Tottenham Hotspur as Borussia Dortmund lift suspension

Emerick Aubameyang to face Tottenham Hotspur as Borussia Dortmund lift suspension It shows that, whatever the pain from losing 2-0 at Arsenal, the club is moving in the right direction. I hope not too many rest because it's a Champions League game and we want to win and it's better to win tomorrow than to wait for the last game against Apoel. [Full Article...]

Supreme Court rejects plea to delete objectionable scenes from 'Padmavati'

Supreme Court rejects plea to delete objectionable scenes from 'Padmavati' The court implied that any interventions on its behalf would be 'tantamount to pre-judging the matter'. The CBFC recently reject the makers appeal to expedite the screening of the movie, and have said that it;ll have to wait for its turn, meanwhile, the country burns in protests from the four corners. [Full Article...]

Taiwan remains 23rd in IMD World Talent Ranking

Taiwan remains 23rd in IMD World Talent Ranking Austria, Finland, the Netherlands, Norway, Germany, Sweden and Luxembourg complete the top ten. Hong Kong and Singapore are the only Asian countries in the top 15 globally, leading the way in luring members of the skilled global workforce to the Asian region, ranked 12th and 13th respectively for capturing talent. [Full Article...]

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...]


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