Health


Breast cancer support group walks for awareness Breast cancer support group walks for awareness
- October 27, 2017

And some of those new gene variants are common: while some are carried by only 1 in 100 women, others are carried in more than half of all women. "Not only are they at higher risk of developing breast cancer, but dense breast tissue can decrease the reliability of imaging and increase the chances of a false finding". (more...)
Head-joined twins surgery Head-joined twins surgery
- October 27, 2017

This is a very rare condition, a senior doctor had said. The marathon surgery for the two and a half years old Jaga and Kalia had begun on Wednesday at 6 a.m. The condition of Kalia is much better than his brother Jaga, informed sources. Bhubaneswar: India's first conjoined twins separation surgery was successfully completed by a team of 30 doctors at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences on Wednesday. (more...)
Apple reportedly lowers Face ID specs to boost production Apple reportedly lowers Face ID specs to boost production
- October 27, 2017

Still, several sightings have confirmed that there are an exclusive few who are now using the latest Apple smartphone. The all-glass front and back on iPhone X feature the most durable glass ever in a smartphone in two lovely finishes, silver and space gray. (more...)
Kingpin Of Fake Stamp Paper Scam, Abdul Karim Telgi, Dies In Bengaluru Kingpin Of Fake Stamp Paper Scam, Abdul Karim Telgi, Dies In Bengaluru
- October 27, 2017

Telgi had multiple health problems. Recently, Telgi was in thick of controversy when former DIG (Prisons) D Roopa alleged that prison authorities were giving him preferential treatment in the prison. The 56-year-old was convicted of printing, between 1993 and 2002, fake stamp papers in the government security press in Nashik and selling them at a heavy discount to banks, insurance companies and brokerage firms. (more...)
Insys Founder Charged in Bribe Scheme Linked to Fentanyl-Based Painkiller Insys Founder Charged in Bribe Scheme Linked to Fentanyl-Based Painkiller
- October 27, 2017

He was arrested in Arizona, where Insys is based, and added as a defendant in a previously filed case against six former Insys executives and managers , including former Chief Executive Michael Babich, prosecutors said. The announcement coincides with President Donald Trump's declaration of the nation's opioid crisis as a public health emergency . According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, opioids were involved in over 33,000 deaths in 2015. (more...)
Mental health report puts spotlight on construction
- October 26, 2017

While welcoming the review, Derrick Farrell, chief executive of workplace health specialist RehabWorks, which is based in Busy St Edmunds, said the true scale of the problem may be worse as many mentally unwell workers suffered in silence because of perceived taboo and prejudice. (more...)
Sensex retreats from record level, plunges by 207 pts Sensex retreats from record level, plunges by 207 pts
- October 26, 2017

The index touched 33,117.33 points - its new intra-day high - and a low of 32,804.60 points during trade session. It was trading at 32,963.21 at 1100 hrs, down by 79.29 points or 0.24%. Stocks in Asia were mixed following the biggest declines in seven weeks on Wall Street after a batch of soft earnings. PNB shares rallied 8 percent, in addition to 46 percent rally in previous session. (more...)
PDP Lacks Moral Authority To Attack President Buhari Over Maina - Presidency PDP Lacks Moral Authority To Attack President Buhari Over Maina - Presidency
- October 26, 2017

President Buhari's media aide, Garba Shehu, had in an earlier statement claimed that top officials in Jonathan's regime benefit from the over N2 billion pension fund stolen by Maina. We equally know that Abdulrasheed Maina is in possession of facts that are against the cabal and interesting to the Nigerian populace, which he will disclose soonest. (more...)
China lead, iron ore imports from North Korea sink after UN sanctions China lead, iron ore imports from North Korea sink after UN sanctions
- October 26, 2017

The legislation passed 415 to 2 and would ban US financial institutions from engaging in business with people or entities associated with the North Korean government. A bipartisan group of House Foreign Affairs Committee members are urging the State Department to relist North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism. (more...)
At least 8 Nigerian soldiers killed in Boko Haram raid At least 8 Nigerian soldiers killed in Boko Haram raid
- October 26, 2017

When contacted, the spokesman for 3 Division Military Base in Damaturu, Col. Kayode Ogunsanya, confirmed that there was an attack on the military but could not give the number of the soldiers involved. He gave no further details but a local chief in the area said: "Six soldiers died in the attack along with several Boko Haram fighters". Nigeria's air force says that it believes it has killed one of the wives of Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau in an airstrike. (more...)
Director Shankar reveals why Arnold Schwarzenegger turned down Rajinikanth-starrer Director Shankar reveals why Arnold Schwarzenegger turned down Rajinikanth-starrer
- October 26, 2017

Don't assume that it is some sort of a Hollywood rip off. Shankar said they chose to make the film in native 3D format since the script demanded it. Thalaiva with Amy Jackson all set to leave for 2.0 global press meet in chopper. Akshay Kumar shared the picture of their chopper ride! He said, "There're three songs in the album". (more...)
Couple in auto forcibly stopped, woman shot dead in Shalimar Bagh, Delhi Couple in auto forcibly stopped, woman shot dead in Shalimar Bagh, Delhi
- October 26, 2017

Pankaj on Wednesday had told the police that they were returning from a Gurudwara when bike-borne criminals overtook their auto and opened fire. A Delhi restauranteur was arrested on Thursday for allegedly murdering his 34-year-old wife who was shot in a vehicle in Rohini in the city's northwest a day earlier. (more...)
Plague kills 124 in Madagascar, cities most affected
- October 26, 2017

The other eight countries at risk are the Comoros, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mauritius, Mozambique, France's La RĂ©union, the Seychelles and Tanzania. While plague is now a regular occurrence in Madagascar, experts are growing anxious over this year's epidemic, which has killed 124 people since August alone. (more...)
Mehbooba's Advisory to Police: Don't Attack Militants' Families Mehbooba's Advisory to Police: Don't Attack Militants' Families
- October 26, 2017

Referring to reported attacks on houses and families of militants, Mehbooba said that she should not receive such complaints in the future. Addressing a gathering at the passing out parade of 696 constables from the Police Training School here, she said the police played a crucial role in creating a suitable atmosphere for the talks. (more...)
Carpenter dies from flesh-eating bacteria in fourth case linked to Hurricane Harvey Carpenter dies from flesh-eating bacteria in fourth case linked to Hurricane Harvey
- October 26, 2017

It is the third such case of the disease following the storm, which hit the Houston area in late August. Zurita passed away on October 16, according to an October 23 press release from the Galveston County Health District . Reed did not survive the disease. Atkins, a former first responder, wrote on Facebook about how he "nearly died" after noticing a small bite on his left arm that gradually swelled to his hand. (more...)
Will Centre use coercive steps for Aadhaar, asks SC Will Centre use coercive steps for Aadhaar, asks SC
- October 26, 2017

A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra did not pass an interim order and said that it would hear all pleas challenging making Aadhaar mandatory for various schemes on 30 October. The new rule is explicitly for those who are not in possession of Aadhaar. Divan pointed out that till the court does not decide to expeditiously hear the matters before March 31, civil liberties of citizens will be subject to grave peril. (more...)
Public health urges residents to get flu shot
- October 25, 2017

In 2016, the CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practice voted to stop recommending the nasal spray live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV), while continuing to recommend the injectable inactivated influenza vaccine (IIV) or recombinant influenza vaccine for everyone 6 months of age and older. (more...)
Nevada gun shows tied to firearm violence in California Nevada gun shows tied to firearm violence in California
- October 25, 2017

Their statistics showed that 15,000 Californians were injured or killed by firearms in the two weeks before the gun shows, along with 14,893 two weeks after the shows. Then they used state health data to compare gun injuries, fatal and non-fatal, for those regions two weeks before and two weeks after the nearest show. (more...)
United Kingdom vets help bear with 'monstrously enlarged' tongue
- October 25, 2017

Vets from the University of Edinburgh's Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies' got together with a couple of local vets to help remove a 3 kilogram tongue from a bear in Myanmar , USA Today reported. Romain Pizzi from Wildlife Surgery International worked with bear charities to develop a plan to alleviate Nyan htoo's suffering. Thankfully, the story has a happy ending, since the surgery was successful and Nyan htoo is now recovering and adapting to his new life without the painful ... (more...)
Woman biker Sana Iqbal dies in a road accident in Hyderabad Woman biker Sana Iqbal dies in a road accident in Hyderabad
- October 25, 2017

She rode nearly 38,000 kilometers campaigning for the cause she believed in. Her personal slogan that she always advocated was, "Suicide is NOT the solution". Sana suffered serious head injuries and succumbed while being rushed to hospital. "Her husband, who received injuries, is undergoing treatment", Goud said. (more...)

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