Health


TN farmers continue their protest for drought relief TN farmers continue their protest for drought relief
- April 08, 2017

After their tireless protests, it was on Wednesday that the Madras high court took cognisance and ordered the government to waive of all agricultural loans. With the AIADMK government already ordering the closure of 1,000 liquor shops as part of its poll promise, the expected revenue from liquor sales this year was only about Rs 20,000 crore. (more...)
Giraffe's Birth At Memphis Zoo Caught On Tape
- April 08, 2017

Chester Zoo's experts are involved in Ugandan project to help the Rothschild's giraffe and are also working with The Giraffe Conservation Foundation (GCF) - is working to better understand why one of the last remaining populations of Rothschild's giraffes in Kidepo Valley national Park is not increasing. (more...)
Journey Reunites with Steve Perry… for Rock Hall Speeches
- April 08, 2017

Steve sang the band's praises in a speech that was devoid of bitterness. "It was a real act of faith to jump in those shoes", Cain said. The Journey lead singer posted a photo of himself getting a hug from Perry, saying he waited 35 years to meet his hero. (more...)
Having a Pet Early in Life May Lower Risk of Allergy, Obesity Having a Pet Early in Life May Lower Risk of Allergy, Obesity
- April 08, 2017

The team said the theory is that early exposure to bacteria - like that from a dog - creates a type of resistance. The mothers were asked to report on whether they owned a pet at enrollment, during the second or third trimester, and three months after birth. (more...)
USA can thwart any N. Korean missile threat, says general USA can thwart any N. Korean missile threat, says general
- April 08, 2017

The Massachusetts Democrat's plan, outlined in a letter that was sent to Trump on the eve of his first meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping, suggests that the U.S. The two will discuss how to rein in North Korea's nuclear and missile programmes as the United States steps up the pressure on China, a historic ally of Pyongyang , to help more on the issue. (more...)
Guardiola praises Hull's Silva as City try to seal top-four berth Guardiola praises Hull's Silva as City try to seal top-four berth
- April 08, 2017

Guardiola said: "We are so polite in our defeats and we are so polite when we win. We have come a long way since I arrived, but I keep stressing to the players that we have achieved nothing yet in our battle to be out of the bottom three at the end of the season". (more...)
6 released, 9 still hospitalized in truck attack
- April 08, 2017

The head of the Swedish Security Police told Swedish TV4 that he could not confirm whether explosives had been found. The attack Friday in the heart of Sweden's capital left at least four people dead and injured a dozen more. I'm not surprised at all. The latest outrage inflicted on the continent came just two weeks after similar tactics were used to attack London, when Muslim convert Khalid Masood drove into crowds on Westminster Bridge. (more...)
Harry Kane in line for Tottenham return against Watford
- April 08, 2017

Michel Vorm, who replaced Lloris at the Liberty Stadium, picked up a knee injury in the game and is also undergoing further assessment, with Pochettino ready to play third-choice goalkeeper Pau Lopez if necessary. Tottenham secured all three points to keep the pressure on league leaders Chelsea thanks to goals from Dele Alli, Eric Dier and a brace from Son Heung-Min either side of half time. (more...)
Democratic Senator In Deep-Red State Comes Out Against Neil Gorsuch
- April 08, 2017

And if Republicans stand firm as expected, the Supreme Court will have its first new justice since 2010, regain its conservative tilt, and no longer be at risk for the kind of 4-4 deadlocks that left it unable to decide controversial cases on immigration and public sector unions a year ago. (more...)
CALF COUNTDOWN: Watch the Animal Adventure Park Giraffe Cam
- April 08, 2017

On Thursday, April's keepers noticed "significant" changes in the shape of her belly, indicating active labor was near. The first-time dad appeared to be very thirsty, drinking furiously from his water tank while his long-necked beauty strolled around her pen and continued to munch. (more...)
More than half of Americans approve of Obamacare now, Gallup poll finds
- April 08, 2017

He has been heavily involved in talks as head of the House Freedom Caucus, a group of that chamber's 30 to 40 most conservative members that blocked a previous plan backed by President Donald Trump and House leadership to replace the ACA. Sixty-one percent support "a federally funded health insurance system that covered every American". "That will have an effective result of driving down premiums". (more...)
San Diego protesters oppose attack on Syria
- April 08, 2017

It is unclear at this point if the air base or military hardware was significantly damaged. President Vladimir Putin , staunch ally of al-Assad (and former Trump flatterer) condemned the attack, saying the airstrikes broke global law and have done MAJOR damage to U.S. (more...)
Meningitis Reps invites Health Minister over disease outbreak
- April 08, 2017

Johnson Oghuma (Edo-APC). Zamfara, a conservative and poor underdeveloped state in northwestern Nigeria, is vulnerable to such outbreaks and the overwhelmed state governor says it's unlike previous outbreaks. Clearly Yari was playing a blame game instead of taking responsibility for his inaction. The NCDC said the apparent increase in number of cases was as a result of intensified case-finding going on in the affected States. (more...)
Cant sleep on time? Night owl gene variant may be to blame Cant sleep on time? Night owl gene variant may be to blame
- April 08, 2017

Few of us enjoy waking up early in the morning, but some people struggle more than most. For non-carriers of the mutation 4am was the midpoint of the sleep cycle, but for those with the mutation that midpoint shifted ahead to daybreak, 2 to 4 more hours. (more...)
Russian UN envoy accuses United States of violating global law in Syria Russian UN envoy accuses United States of violating global law in Syria
- April 08, 2017

The officials said Russian Federation has failed to control the Syrian government's use of chemical weapons. "Assad choked out the lives of innocent men, women and children", Trumped declared. The United States' launch of 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at Syria Thursday marked a policy reversal for Trump, who previously berated former POTUS Barack Obama on the topic. (more...)
Local CASA calls locals to action for Child Abuse Prevention Month Local CASA calls locals to action for Child Abuse Prevention Month
- April 08, 2017

There's now a shortage of Court Appointed Special Advocates for foster children from Nacogdoches, Shelby, and San Augustine counties. "About 50 percent of ours is housing, is homelessness", she said. Child abuse may be more common than you would think. "Today we join with countless others to remember the thousands of children abused and so many who have been lost to abuse and neglect", Putnam said. (more...)
Moderate Republicans could pay a price for latest health care push
- April 08, 2017

Conservatives dialed up criticism of moderates for standing in the way. After some hopeful signs and conversations between the White House and moderate and conservative Republicans on Capitol Hill, it seemed a breakthrough on an ObamaCare repeal-and-replace plan was imminent. (more...)
Barcelona boss Luis Enrique delighted with first-half blitz against Sevilla Barcelona boss Luis Enrique delighted with first-half blitz against Sevilla
- April 08, 2017

A lot of critics questioned his legs after the 4-0 pummelling by PSG in the Champions League last 16 in February, but he is obviously back to his majestic best with his ability to get about the pitch not in doubt either. To make matters worse, winger Vitolo was sent off for a second bookable offence late in the game when he hacked down Neymar and while Sevilla are probably safe in terms of Champions League qualification, third-placed Atletico Madrid are now three points ahead of them. (more...)
April the Giraffe Has 'Significant Change' in Shape April the Giraffe Has 'Significant Change' in Shape
- April 08, 2017

Though sounding intimidating; this behavior is what we will see - consistently - when in active labor. As for why it's taking so long for the birth to begin, Allison attributed it to April having given birth to three calves previously. There is only an estimated 1,500 of those in the wild and they are one of the most endangered of the nine sub-species of giraffe. I'll keep all posted and will let you know when the baby is on its way. (more...)
Giraffe watch: April's continued pregnancy not concerning, vet says
- April 07, 2017

How long will April, Oliver, and their baby live? "She just isn't quite ready to give the world what it wants", wrote her veterinarian who answered questions online to assuage the worriers. He is a bull - and a bull is a bull is a bull, officials said. April's vet has said there isn't enough data on giraffe pregnancies to determine exactly when April could go into labor. (more...)

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