Health


Japanese Scientist Wins Nobel Medicine Prize
- October 04, 2016

Research about integrating autophagy is conducted in order to create drugs that will target various diseases such as Diabetes, Parkinson's disease and cancer as the committee has discussed. Past year the prize was awarded to three researchers who have developed treatments for malaria and other tropical diseases. By studying thousands of yeast mutants he identified 15 genes essential for autophagy which turned out to be virtually identical to the mechanisms that exist in human cells. (more...)
Japanese scientist wins 2016 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine
- October 04, 2016

Disrupted autophagy has been linked to several diseases including Parkinson's, diabetes and cancer, the institute said. Ohsumi showed this by conducting a series of "brilliant" experiments in the 1990s using chemically modified baker's yeast to identify key genes that are essential for autophagy , according to the Nobel announcement. (more...)
Why always me? Hamilton fury at engine failures Why always me? Hamilton fury at engine failures
- October 04, 2016

He had looked certain to leapfrog Nico Rosberg at the top of the standings when his power unit-the eighth he has used this season-let go in the most spectacular fashion. "We feel his pain", said Wolff. 1/10/16 Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton of Britain winks to his fans after qualifying for pole position. Later Hamilton posted a conciliatory statement on his Facebook page in which he appeared to backtrack on his earlier outburst. (more...)
USA storms home to take out Ryder Cup
- October 04, 2016

The pair combined for eight birdies and an eagle through the first eight holes, and though the level of play dropped over the final two hours of the showdown, the drama did not. Reed and McIlroy got all the attention, but Mickelson and Garcia played the best golf from start to finish. The American champion sent out first by captain Davis Love III had taken down the great McIlroy and the heart of Europe sank. (more...)
Boy shot at SC school to have superhero funeral
- October 04, 2016

Jacob's mother, Renae Hall, said she doesn't want the ceremony to frighten children in attendance; for that reason, all guests (pallbearers included) will don superhero attire. "We're really just there to go and support his family, and at the same time, we want to take this situation and inspire people to take pain and turn it into power". (more...)
RJD workers protest against own government in Bihar RJD workers protest against own government in Bihar
- October 04, 2016

The PIL was filed by a retired Patna University economics professor, Rai Murari, challenging the provisions of the Bihar Prohibition and Excise Act, 2016 that was notified by the state government yesterday on Gandhi Jayanti to enforce the ban on sale and consumption of liquor in the state. (more...)
Cauvery row: Karnataka to release water for farmers Cauvery row: Karnataka to release water for farmers
- October 04, 2016

The move to release water was discussed at the business advisory committee meeting convened by the assembly speaker, KB Koliwad, on Monday. While the basin had 27.60 TMC ft of water when the legislature passed its unanimous resolution a few days ago, currently, the reservoirs collectively have 34.13 TMC ft of water. (more...)
Kim Kardashian back in the USA after being robbed in Paris Kim Kardashian back in the USA after being robbed in Paris
- October 04, 2016

Kardashian was staying at an apartment inside a luxury private mansion that can be rented out for days or weeks at a time. "Kardashian was held at gunpoint in her hotel room late Sunday during a trip to Paris for the French city's fashion week". (more...)
Jeremy Corbyn seeks to enthuse Labour; ready for 2017 polls
- October 04, 2016

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn will tell conference delegates on Wednesday he will not limit immigration into Britain if he takes power . Khan said: "We see the reintroduction of grammar schools, which will leave too many children behind and deepen inequality in our country". (more...)
6 people injured in downtown Minneapolis shootings 6 people injured in downtown Minneapolis shootings
- October 04, 2016

Authorities said it started around 2 a.m. Monday after someone opened fire outside of the city police department's downtown precinct. Police were trying to find possible links between the two incidents as they happened within a block of each other. (more...)
Pakistani troops fire across Indian border in Punjab, J&K
- October 04, 2016

A statement by the military, identifying the suspected attackers as "terrorists", said an army camp at Baramulla , in India-controlled Kashmir, was struck Sunday with grenades and automatic weapons. "There is a big civilian population around the camp. we could not go all out". "They first attacked the camp outpost guarded by the BSF but were thwarted by the security forces". (more...)
Breast awareness plays key role in detection of breast cancer
- October 04, 2016

This October, remember, those living with MBC face different challenges than those with early stage breast cancer. About 1 in 8 women born today in the United States will get breast cancer at some point. Equipped with information from the American Cancer Society , she contemplated lumpectomy, a breast-conserving surgery, or double mastectomy, removal of both breasts as preventive surgery for women at very high risk for getting cancer in the other breast. (more...)
Giants, Blue Jays, Orioles grab playoff spots on final day
- October 04, 2016

Tillman (16-6, 3.77) is the ace of the Baltimore staff but limped to the finish in the regular season, failing to complete six innings in any of his last three outings. "One through nine, there are no easy outs". "Each pitch you have has to be executed". But the Orioles also have the ability to blow things open with players like Mark Trumbo , Chris Davis and Manny Machado anchoring their offence. (more...)
4 new West Nile virus cases bring Mississippi total to 26 4 new West Nile virus cases bring Mississippi total to 26
- October 04, 2016

Comparatively, the county reported 14 human cases in 2012 and 25 in 2010, a year in which the virus claimed three lives. "We know only about the cases in which the patient sought treatment and we received laboratory confirmation of West Nile virus". (more...)
Clinton Holding Lead Over Trump in North Carolina Clinton Holding Lead Over Trump in North Carolina
- October 04, 2016

Not surprisingly, the Trump campaign has released a statement to deny the claims made against the Republican candidate, adding that many people associated or previously linked to The Apprentice are actually Trump supporters. Curt Steiner, an Ohio Republican who worked for the state's former governor and senator George Voinovich, said that pattern seems unlikely to replicate itself in the final stretch of the 2016 race. (more...)
Lee Westwood endures a Ryder Cup to forget as Europe are defeated
- October 04, 2016

This triumph began two years ago in Scotland, when Mickelson criticized US captain Tom Watson and a process he felt put the Americans in position to fail far too often. Mickelson and Spaniard Sergio Garcia combined for 19 birdies, eight of them over the last five holes. "Just because we got kicked around for so long, you keep losing, you feel like you've got to do something different", said Love, who was brought back by the task force for a second stint as captain. (more...)
Rivera: Newton's status uncertain for Tampa Bay next week Rivera: Newton's status uncertain for Tampa Bay next week
- October 04, 2016

The Falcons raced out to a 14-0 lead, thanks to Matt Ryan and Julio Jones clicking on the first drive, and great play calling by Kyle Shanahan as well. "There are some things that we can do better in terms of pass rush, and they're working on it", Rivera said . When asked about the huge game by Jones against his old team, Norman gave a fantastic response. (more...)
Year-old boy shot at SC elementary school dies
- October 04, 2016

Jacob Hall was shot Wednesday at an elementary school in Townville, S.C., after a 14-year-old boy allegedly killed his own father and drove a truck into a school fence. Initially said to be in critical condition after one of the bullets struck his femoral artery, Hall was put on life support before passing away three days later. (more...)
Panera kicks off Pink Ribbon Bagel campaign Panera kicks off Pink Ribbon Bagel campaign
- October 04, 2016

There are a number of breast cancer surgical options available including a procedure called Hidden Scar Breast Cancer Surgery. "We are going to sell the shirts and donate the proceeds to one of the breast cancer awareness foundations", Condorelli said . (more...)
Japan's Ohsumi wins Nobel medicine prize
- October 04, 2016

Disturbances in the autophagy mechanism have been linked to many fatal diseases like the Parkinson's disease, type 2 diabetes, cancer and several age-related disorders. Cellular biologist Yoshinori Ohsumi won the 2016 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine. "That's what life is about". "The work of Yoshinori Ohsumi dramatically transformed the understanding of this vital cellular process", the committee announced. (more...)

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