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Life Habits To Make You Live Longer Life Habits To Make You Live Longer
- May 01, 2018

The difference from adopting none of the five to practicing all five was an additional 12 years of life for men and an extra 12 years for women. A new study that came out today in the journal Circulation pinpoints five healthy habits that can prolong people's life expectancy by at least a decade. (more...)
Amid Sonam Kapoor's wedding rumours, her home gets decked up. See pics Amid Sonam Kapoor's wedding rumours, her home gets decked up. See pics
- April 29, 2018

Kareena said: "Right now I want this movie to release". She's been extremely graceful and incredible to work with. We also spotted Sonam's cousin Mohit Marwah exiting the Kapoor house with his wife Antara Motiwala. Apart from Kareena, the lead cast of the film includes Sonam Kapoor , Swara Bhaskar , and Shikha Talsania and is being produced by Rhea Kapoor, Ekta Kapoor, Shobha Kapoor, Nikhil Dwivedi. (more...)
Protests, support rallies and questions await Modi in London Protests, support rallies and questions await Modi in London
- April 19, 2018

In October 2017, PM Lofven participated in "Make in India: Sweden 2017" event organized in Stockholm . Two documents were agreed to between India and Sweden following the delegation-level talks - Innovation Partnership and Joint Action Plan - to maximise bilateral cooperation for the benefit of the people. (more...)
Survival Significantly Improved With Frontline Pembrolizumab Combination in NSCLC Survival Significantly Improved With Frontline Pembrolizumab Combination in NSCLC
- April 18, 2018

Two promising new studies suggest that combining immune therapy drugs with chemotherapy may improve survival. Keytruda was approved past year as an initial treatment with chemo for the most common form of advanced lung cancer, but doctors have been leery to use it because that was based on a small study that did not show whether it prolongs life. (more...)
Burma repatriates first Rohingya family despite United Nations warnings Burma repatriates first Rohingya family despite United Nations warnings
- April 17, 2018

An estimated 687,000 Rohingya - about half of Myanmar's entire population of Rohingya, a stateless Muslim ethnic minority group - have left their homes in northern Rakhine state since violence erupted in August, crossing into Bangladesh and settling in vast and squalid refugee camps . (more...)
Syria Syria "most serious threat" to int'l peace, security: Guterres
- April 16, 2018

The USA, France and Britain presented a new draft resolution on the investigation of chemical attacks in Syria in the UN Security Council , as AFP reported . The Palestinian Islamic Jihad terrorist group said four of its members were killed in an apparent accidental blast in the. His plea comes after the mandate of the Joint Investigative Mechanism (JIM), which was created as a body to attribute responsibility for the use of chemical weapons in Syria in 2015, expired in November ... (more...)
Terrifying New Study Breaks Down Exactly How Drinking Will Shorten Your Life Terrifying New Study Breaks Down Exactly How Drinking Will Shorten Your Life
- April 15, 2018

The Australian guidelines published in 2009 are nearly a decade old and recommend "healthy men and women" drink no more than two standard drinks on any day to reduce the lifetime risk of harm from alcohol-related disease or injury. For the new study, the researchers analyzed information from 599,912 people in high-income countries who drank alcohol but did not have heart disease at the study's start. (more...)
United Nations chief: Youth are leaders of today, not tomorrow United Nations chief: Youth are leaders of today, not tomorrow
- April 14, 2018

A resolution needs nine votes in favour and no vetoes by Russia , China , France , Britain or the United States to pass. While investigations are still pending, claims have been made that the Syrian government has again used chemical weapons against its own people. (more...)
Traumatic brain injury increases Alzheimer's risk Traumatic brain injury increases Alzheimer's risk
- April 12, 2018

The risk increases by 24 percent, the researchers write in the journal The Lancet Psychiatry , and is relative to the number and severity of brain injuries. But the team said the absolute risk to an individual remained low. For example, a person who sustained a TBI in their 20s was 63% more likely to develop dementia 30 years later compared to someone who did not sustain such an injury in their 20s. (more...)
Apple Inc. loses a patent infringement lawsuit against VirnetX Apple Inc. loses a patent infringement lawsuit against VirnetX
- April 12, 2018

The eight-year-old (so far) legal battle between Apple and VirnetX has taken a new turn after a Texas federal court ordered the iPhone maker to pay $502.6 million to the company. In 2016, the US Patent and Trademark Office 's Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) invalidated four VirnetX patents in a related case, two of which were leveraged in the case decided this week. (more...)
Illinois Medical Cannabis Industry Reacts to Synthetic Marijuana Deaths Illinois Medical Cannabis Industry Reacts to Synthetic Marijuana Deaths
- April 11, 2018

The IDPH says the total number of people who've been treated for severe bleeding from the eyes, ears and lungs after using the drug is up to 107. Two of the men who died were in their 20s and the third man was in his 40s. The New York State Department of Health has issued a statewide health advisory about the risk, although it says no cases have been reported in New York to date. (more...)
Lawsuit claims 3 Michigan State basketball players raped female student in 2015 Lawsuit claims 3 Michigan State basketball players raped female student in 2015
- April 11, 2018

Because this isn't the first time that MSU athletes (and staff) are accused of rape and sexual abuse, it's clear that the university is allowing the culture of harassment to thrive. The victim claims that since the rape in 2015 she has had to seek psychiatric help, change her major and live in fear of running into the three players on campus. (more...)
Video Shows View From Inside Bus As Conor McGregor Throws Dolly Video Shows View From Inside Bus As Conor McGregor Throws Dolly
- April 09, 2018

The founder of Paradigm Sports Management, and Conor McGregor's agent, Audie Attar has released a statement in regards to the events of the past few days. The clip also shows the reaction from the fighters on the bus with Michael Chiesa suffering a cut to the head. His bail was set at $25,000. Attar said McGregor is looking forward to fighting as soon as possible. (more...)
Braun Strowman's Five Potential Tag Team Partners for Wrestlemania 34 Braun Strowman's Five Potential Tag Team Partners for Wrestlemania 34
- April 08, 2018

Just two years later, the two men will headline a WrestleMania and battle for the WWE Championship. So, let's get to it. Now they're facing each other on an even grander stage. "Stars from every walk of life come to WWE's biggest event of the year and each year WWE continues to surpass expectations", she said. I just don't like what the writers have been doing to sell the match with Triple H and Stephanie McMahon on the other side. (more...)
No signs of foul play in death of CDC scientist Timothy Cunningham No signs of foul play in death of CDC scientist Timothy Cunningham
- April 06, 2018

Fulton County Chief Medical Examiner Jan Gorniak determined the cause of death. The remains of Timothy Cunningham , 35, were found Tuesday in the Chattahoochee River in northwest Atlanta , Campos said. He earned a spot past year in the Atlanta Business Chronicle's 40 Under 40 list, a who's who of the city's young standouts. Cunningham, a CDC scientist and researcher responding to public health emergencies such as the Ebola and Zika viruses, vanished on February 12. (more...)
Oklahoma teachers got raises, but they are still marching on the Capitol Oklahoma teachers got raises, but they are still marching on the Capitol
- April 06, 2018

Schools were shut down in Oklahoma because of the strike. They were protesting for cuts in pay and benefits. According to a report from the National Education Association, Georgia ranks 24th in the country for teacher salaries. They rallied under a banner strung across the capitol steps reading, "YOU MAKE US SICK!" Grace Fox, a junior at Edmond Memorial, says she speaks for many other students who crave knowledge but are shackled by the constraints of low education funding. (more...)
Girls with autism are more likely to be denied access to education Girls with autism are more likely to be denied access to education
- April 03, 2018

It is not an easy job to make the special children sit down and learn. Not understanding what was going on, other kids gave her son Avery amusing looks when he started Kindergarten and parents said he shouldn't be there, that he should be in a "special school" instead, she said. (more...)
New Human Organ Holds a 5th of Body's Fluid New Human Organ Holds a 5th of Body's Fluid
- March 29, 2018

But the new finding revealed this tissue is more like an "open, fluid-filled highway", supported by a lattice of thick collagen "bundles". Traditionally, in order to create slides, scientists use tissue that is chemically treated, draining the fluids, and making the interstitium collapse. (more...)
Boko Haram in ceasefire talks with Nigerian government Boko Haram in ceasefire talks with Nigerian government
- March 27, 2018

Police Inspector General Muhammed Abubakar said Saturday that he cancelled a trip to Dapchi to avoid interfering with the release. The federal government says contrary to the reported figure of 110, Boko Haram insurgents abducted 113 persons from Government Girls Secondary and Technical College in Dapchi , Yobe state. (more...)
Obesity could become chief avoidable cancer cause, United Kingdom charity says Obesity could become chief avoidable cancer cause, United Kingdom charity says
- March 25, 2018

In 2015, the research found around 32,200 cases of cancer in men (17.7% of all male cancer cases) and around 22,000 (12.4%) in women due to the tobacco smoke exposure. The CRUK research team hopes authorities would help curb cancer rates through tobacco and junk food taxes, advertising bans, and boring packaging for cigarettes. (more...)