Health Care

Boko Haram: Nigeria's Army launches strike forces in North East theatre

Boko Haram: Nigeria's Army launches strike forces in North East theatre They all detonated their explosives nearly simultaneously, he said. At least 30 people have been killed and some 80 more wounded in a bombing attack in Nigeria's northeastern state of Borno . Kura added that after the first explosion, "people were trying to close their shops when two other female bombers triggered their explosives, causing most of the casualties". [Full Article...]

1641st victim of 9/11 attack identified almost 16 years later

1641st victim of 9/11 attack identified almost 16 years later The man's identity was confirmed through DNA retesting. Few full bodies were found in the aftermath of the attack, making it hard for authorities to identify victims. However, during this time , DNA technology has advanced alongside the multi-million dollar effort to try and connect 21,900 found pieces of remains to the lives they represent. [Full Article...]

Blowing smoke? E-cigarettes might help smokers quit

Blowing smoke? E-cigarettes might help smokers quit According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , cigarette smoking is still the leading cause of preventable death in the U.S. The agency says tobacco kills more than 480,000 people every year. Zhu added that a national tobacco control campaign that began airing in 2012 probably also helped boost quit rates. Most devices heat a liquid nicotine solution into vapour and were promot... [Full Article...]

Oregon Scientists First in U.S. to Edit Human Embryos

Oregon Scientists First in U.S. to Edit Human Embryos A researcher at Oregon Health and Science University has reportedly become the first in the United States to genetically modify a human embryo , according to a report from the MIT Technology Review . has been carried out by researchers in Portland, Oregon. Mitalipov's group appears to have overcome earlier difficulties by "getting in early" and injecting CRISPR into the eggs at the same time th... [Full Article...]

Charlie Gard's parents 'extremely upset' over GOSH death threats backlash

Charlie Gard's parents 'extremely upset' over GOSH death threats backlash Charlie's parents then took the case to the Court of Appeal which was heard on May 23 with the court dismissing the appeal two days later. He's now being treated at Great Ormond Street Hospital, alive only because a machine is helping him breathe. [Full Article...]

Myanmar's AIDS-related deaths decline 52% in 6 years

Myanmar's AIDS-related deaths decline 52% in 6 years UNAIDS expressed concern about two regions with worsening AIDS trends: the Middle East-North Africa, and eastern Europe-central Asia. New infections among children nearly halved from 300,000 in 2010 to 160,000 a year ago, said the report . [Full Article...]

Justine Damond shot by Minneapolis police

Justine Damond shot by Minneapolis police Noor shot Ms Damond, who had phoned police to report a possible sexual assault , once in the abdomen and she was pronounced dead at the scene. "This did not happen". "We only ask that the light of justice shine down on the circumstances of her death", he said. The encounter has drawn global outrage about American police practices; the Australian prime minister on Wednesday condemned the shoo... [Full Article...]

LSU quarterback Danny Etling hoping for improvement in second season with Tigers

LSU quarterback Danny Etling hoping for improvement in second season with Tigers Guice, arriving in style with a salmon sport coat, bowtie and pocket square, has embraced the role as lead back in LSU's offense. He watched other coaches coach and talked to many others. "But I will say this as the head coach at LSU, I will always do my best to protect the state of Louisiana". I did the things that I did as a D line coach that had been successful. [Full Article...]

Two martyred in Indian firing at LOC

Two martyred in Indian firing at LOC The Foreign Office said in a statement that Director General Mohammad Faisal (South Asia and Saarc Desk), summoned Deputy High Commissioner J.P. Singh and condemned the "unprovoked" ceasefire violation by Indian forces on Saturday in Chirikot and Satwal sectors. [Full Article...]

Can't have single or two GST rates immediately, says Jaitley

Can't have single or two GST rates immediately, says Jaitley For the Mehbooba Mufti government, which is struggling to contain the street protests in Kashmir, the adoption of the GST has become a nerve-racking challenge with concerns being raised that the new tax system, aimed at integrating the states with the union fiscal system, would lead to an erosion of the state's fiscal autonomy and deal yet another blow to Jammu and Kashmir's special status. [Full Article...]

Richie Porte tipped to win Tour de France 2017

Richie Porte tipped to win Tour de France 2017 Porte took fifth overall at the Tour de France in his first year with the team , but has had a stellar year so far in 2017, winning the Tour Down Under and Tour de Romandie overall as well as second place in the Critérium du Dauphiné in June after letting his lead slip to Jakob Fuglsang on the final day . [Full Article...]

Severe thunderstorms likely to return today to Upstate NY

Severe thunderstorms likely to return today to Upstate NY Storms will start up in early afternoon today in Western and Central New York, and late afternoon in the eastern part of the state. This redevelopment is likely to initially be centered over NE Oklahoma into SW Missouri, and then gradually move into NWAR. [Full Article...]

UK police: Mosque attack suspect held on terror charges

UK police: Mosque attack suspect held on terror charges He told the crowd "an attack on one faith is an attack on us all". The London Ambulance Service took nine people to three London hospitals. Armed cops swopped on the vehicle, allegedly hired from Wales, shortly after midnight. He said as he attended the injured, others grappled with the driver as he tried to run away. The incident occurred at 12:20 a.m. June 19. "Some big van. [Full Article...]

Pennsylvania Names First Recipients Of Medical Marijuana Permits

Pennsylvania Names First Recipients Of Medical Marijuana Permits In the 11 southwestern counties around Pittsburgh, five permits will be issued for dispensaries , with two going to Allegheny County and one each to Butler, Washington and Westmoreland counties. "Today, to ensure compliance with our constitutional duties, the department published proposed rules for the implementation of Amendment 2, which was approved by 71 percent of Florida voters in 2016", Dep... [Full Article...]

London police arrest another attack suspect

People react in front of floral tributes on the south side of London Bridge near Borough Market after an attack left 7 people dead and dozens of injured in London , Britain, June 5, 2017. Two of the men, aged 27 and 29, were held on suspicion of preparing acts of terrorism while the third was detained over suspected drugs offences. Police arrested 12 people on Sunday in Barking, also in the... [Full Article...]

Some states review election systems for signs of intrusion

Some states review election systems for signs of intrusion Apparently exploiting technical data obtained in that operation, the cyber spies later sent phishing emails to more than 100 local USA election officials just days ahead of the November 8 vote, intent on stealing their login credentials and breaking into the their systems, the document says. [Full Article...]

AG Sessions Offered To Resign Amid Trump Anger At Recusal

AG Sessions Offered To Resign Amid Trump Anger At Recusal [Full Article...]

Manchester Gets Ready For Grande's Benefit Concert

This weekend, the "Dangerous Woman" singer is holding her One Love Manchester benefit concert to honor and help those who have been affected by this heartbreaking event, and she's also chose to spread some cheer to her fans who won't be able to make it to the show. [Full Article...]

Acting President lauds gov. Ayade's industrial drive

Acting President lauds gov. Ayade's industrial drive Prof. Osinbajo further explained that "the Federal Government is certainly interested in Cross River, the President himself re-negotiated the China-EXIM loan for the Lagos-Calabar rail line and in the 2017 budget have provided for the Udokpani/Ikot Ekpene road". [Full Article...]

9 lakh chemists across India on strike today

9 lakh chemists across India on strike today Since the past one year, despite representations to the government, there has been no response, necessitating Tuesday's nationwide one-day token strike. (AIOCD), which has about eight lakh members involved in sale and distribution of medicines, had given the strike call to push for action against "illegal" e-pharmacies, according to PTI . [Full Article...]


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