Health


Nurse fired 'for tweet claiming white mothers raise terrorists, rapists and racists' Nurse fired 'for tweet claiming white mothers raise terrorists, rapists and racists'
- November 27, 2017

An Indiana nurse lost her job over a controversial tweet. . IU Health confirmed that Baker was a register nurse but would not confirm which hospital she worked, Fox 8 reports. Indiana University Health stated: "IU Health is aware of several troubling posts on social media which appear to be from a recently hired IU Health employee", the hospital said Saturday in a statement. (more...)
Doctors remove 263 coins, 100 nails from man's stomach in MP Doctors remove 263 coins, 100 nails from man's stomach in MP
- November 27, 2017

According to a PTI report , 35-year old Maksud Khan underwent a very complex surgery after he complained of severe abdominal pain. The doctors said the man is now under the observation. Relatives said that Khan had been suffering from depression and thus might have resorted to consuming metal objects. Khan has worked as a three-wheeled rickshaw driver and used to swallow coins his customers gave to him, the doctors said, adding that he had promised not to indulge his weird cravings again. (more...)
Arvind Kejriwal Asks Gujaratis to Vote for Strongest Anti-BJP Candidate Arvind Kejriwal Asks Gujaratis to Vote for Strongest Anti-BJP Candidate
- November 27, 2017

Kejriwal made these statements while addressing almost 10,000 workers who were attending AAP's fifth anniversary at the Ramlila Maida of Delhi. "Defeating the BJP is our goal..." "If somewhere, the AAP is winning, give your vote to AAP". (more...)
During MS Dhoni visits in Kashmir crowd was cheering Boom Boom Afridi During MS Dhoni visits in Kashmir crowd was cheering Boom Boom Afridi
- November 27, 2017

Referring to the saying that "sports and politics should be kept separated", the 36-year-old added that whenever the team plays a bilateral series, it generates a lot of money, which eventually flows in the economy of the country and thus it makes cricket more than a sport. (more...)
Woeful Sri Lanka on brink of their biggest defeat Woeful Sri Lanka on brink of their biggest defeat
- November 27, 2017

He trapped Dilruwan Perera leg before wicket for a qolden duck then had Rangana Herath caught at slip without scoring. Jadeja and Ishant bagged a couple of wickets each. Those kind of catches either stick or burst out. Early strike for India . The Indian team play their third and final Test against Sri Lanka in New Delhi, December 2 to 6. (more...)
Pakistan defense minister to attend Riyadh meeting Pakistan defense minister to attend Riyadh meeting
- November 26, 2017

The Islamic Military Counter Terrorism Coalition ( IMCTC ) will discuss in its meeting to be held on Sunday in the Saudi capital, Riyadh , the coalition's general strategy in its war against terrorism. The coalition's formation specifically has been the focus of debate in Pakistan after former Pakistani military chief Raheel Sharif was appointed as IMCTC's first commander. (more...)
Hong Kong Open: PV Sindhu beats Ratchanok Intanon to enter finals Hong Kong Open: PV Sindhu beats Ratchanok Intanon to enter finals
- November 26, 2017

In BWF World Championship held from 21 to 27 August 2017 at Emirates Arena in Glasgow, Sindhu won silver after losing to Japan's Nozomi Okuhara in the finals with sores 19-21, 22-20, 20-22. After the Hong Kong tournament, all the top players will have a couple of weeks' break before heading to the season-ending Dubai World Series Finals. (more...)
Christmas trees and decorations are a fire hazard Christmas trees and decorations are a fire hazard
- November 26, 2017

A real Christmas tree will be costing you more money this year - about 25 percent more. Zellner has been in the Christmas tree business for years. The National Christmas Tree Association recommends getting your tree as soon as possible instead of waiting until later in December, to ensure there's enough in stock. (more...)
IAF trainer aircraft crashes in Telangana, woman pilot ejects safely IAF trainer aircraft crashes in Telangana, woman pilot ejects safely
- November 26, 2017

A similar aircraft was involved in an accident in September and the pilot ejected safely using a parachute in state's Medchal district. Rashi suffered an injury in the leg, which could be a fracture. Cops from Kuknoorpally police station are conducting their own investigation. After being commissioned as officers, the three will be sent to the Air Force station in Bidar, Karnataka, for advanced training on Hawk trainers. (more...)
Everyone has a part to play to end violence against women Everyone has a part to play to end violence against women
- November 25, 2017

This year's theme, " Leave No One Behind: End Violence Against Women and Girls", underscores the harsh fact that violence against women not only denies women and girls their rights, health and opportunities, but undermines all development efforts. (more...)
Metro fare hike costs 3 lakh passengers per day Metro fare hike costs 3 lakh passengers per day
- November 25, 2017

The latest data on Metro ridership has been obtained by news agency PTI through a right to information (RTI) query. It added that the month of November has seen a rising trend in the number of passengers. The Delhi metro passengers now have to pay Rs. 10 more from Oct 10 if they travelled beyond five km. Overall, the fare hike does not seem to benefit anyone. (more...)
Chip Kelly no longer a candidate to coach Gators Chip Kelly no longer a candidate to coach Gators
- November 25, 2017

Florida had kept its options open while engaged with Kelly and is now prepared to pursue those other candidates. Florida and coach Jim McElwain parted ways in late October after the Gators were blown out by Georgia. According to an ESPN report, University of Florida officials are scheduled to meet with current UCF head coach Scott Frost's representatives this weekend to discuss the possibility of him becoming the Gators' next head coach. (more...)
More Than 4 in 10 Cancers Preventable More Than 4 in 10 Cancers Preventable
- November 24, 2017

Smoking rates have plummeted, for example, while obesity rates have risen dramatically. A British study conducted in 1981 attributed more than two-thirds of cancer deaths to these factors. This is followed by excess body weight (about eight per cent of cases and seven per cent of deaths), alcohol intake (about six per cent of cases and four per cent of deaths), UV radiation (about five per cent of cases and two per cent of deaths) and lack of physical activity (about three per cent of ... (more...)
Nigeria former VP quits ruling party Nigeria former VP quits ruling party
- November 24, 2017

Former Vice President, Mr Atiku Abubakar , has been commended for his decision to dump the All Progressives Congress (APC) in search of better party with democratic ideals is most commendable. Be that as it may be, after due consultation with my God, my family, my supporters and the Nigerian people whom I meet in all walks of life, I, Atiku Abubakar, Waziri Adamawa, hereby tender my resignation from the All Progressives Congress while I take time to ponder my future. (more...)
Trump 'endorsement' enables fundraising for pro-Roy Moore group Trump 'endorsement' enables fundraising for pro-Roy Moore group
- November 24, 2017

Trump avoided denouncing Moore's behavior and would only note that the Alabama Republican had denied the allegations. Republican Roy Moore is facing accusations from at least 8 women that he engaged in various levels of sexual misconduct with them when they were teens and he was in his 30's. (more...)
Coffee is good for you (but not too much, now) Coffee is good for you (but not too much, now)
- November 23, 2017

Early risers will be happy to hear that drinking more coffee isn't necessarily a bad thing, following research which has found that three to four cups a day offers "the greatest benefit" to caffeine lovers. While its consumption is still linked to harm in pregnancy, it has shown "beneficial associations" with rates of Parkinson's disease and depression. (more...)
235 killed in northern Nigeria by Boko Haram and bandits 235 killed in northern Nigeria by Boko Haram and bandits
- November 23, 2017

A suicide bomb blast at a mosque in northeastern Nigeria has killed at least 50 people, according to local media reports. Police spokesman Abubakar Othman said the number of dead could rise further "as those seriously injured could add to the figure". (more...)
Santa arrives for Friday's Christmas Open House and chamber bucks drawing Santa arrives for Friday's Christmas Open House and chamber bucks drawing
- November 23, 2017

Starting at 4 p.m. the parade starts on Depot Road and heads to Schouler Park for the tree lighting at Schouler Park. Voting opens online after the parade at burlington.ca/parade and all entries will be placed in to a draw for a chance to win a prize. (more...)
Sensex trading higher, Nifty above 10350 level; Infosys top gainer Sensex trading higher, Nifty above 10350 level; Infosys top gainer
- November 23, 2017

Reddy's Lab, Bajaj Auto, Adani Ports and NTPC. Benchmark NSE Nifty50 index was 7 points down at 10,336, while the BSE Sensex was 14 points down at 33,548. Indian equities continued to gain for the sixth day on Thursday. Moves in Asian share markets were minor with Japanese markets closed for a holiday and the United States off for Thanksgiving. (more...)
Fat Cells Feel the Burn when Metabolism is Spiced with Cinnamon Fat Cells Feel the Burn when Metabolism is Spiced with Cinnamon
- November 23, 2017

When the cells were treated with cinnamaldehyde, the researchers noted increased expression of several genes and enzymes which enhance lipid metabolism . Adipocytes typically store energy in the form of lipids. In cold temperatures, adipocytes are also induced to transform stored energy into heat. Jun Wu said in a statement given to Michigan News that, "It's only been relatively recently that energy surplus has become a problem. (more...)

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