Health


Centre quotes Rajiv Gandhi in SC to defend Aadhaar scheme Centre quotes Rajiv Gandhi in SC to defend Aadhaar scheme
- March 23, 2018

The court said that those downtrodden who need food and shelter also had the right to privacy and the state can not violate it. The Centre yesterday had asked for the SC's assent to allow the presentation which will help allay concerns regarding the security of biometric details requyired for Aadhaar . (more...)
Class 9 student hangs herself, family alleges sexually harassment by teachers Class 9 student hangs herself, family alleges sexually harassment by teachers
- March 22, 2018

The parents immediately rushed her to the Kailash Hospital were she was declared dead. As per recent reports, FIR has been filed against the two teachers at a private school in Noida. On their return, the couple around 6 pm found the girl's door locked from inside. "Cause of death can be known after postmortem". A constable was suspended for not including the sections of sexual harassment and Pocso act in the first information report, Tripathi said. (more...)
NHS nurses will get 6.5% pay rise without losing a day's holiday NHS nurses will get 6.5% pay rise without losing a day's holiday
- March 22, 2018

The Government "indicated some time ago that the pay cap, which had been one of the main restrictions that held back public spending, was over", says the BBC's Laura Kuenssberg. It was previously feared more NHS workers would be forced to give up a day's holiday in return for the salary increase, but the government has now scrapped that plan. (more...)
Kidde Dual Sensor smoke alarms recalled Kidde Dual Sensor smoke alarms recalled
- March 22, 2018

Mebane-based company Kidde has recalled more than 450,000 smoke detectors that may be unable to detect a fire. Almost half a million Kidde smoke alarms were recalled in March 2018 because a yellow cap, pictured, may have been left inside the alarm. (more...)
Stem cell therapy restores sight in two patients Stem cell therapy restores sight in two patients
- March 21, 2018

Prof Basil Sharrack, neurologist and director of MS research at Royal Hallamshire Hospital, told me: "This is interim analysis, but with that caveat, this is the best result I have seen in any trial for multiple sclerosis ". UCL Institute of Ophthalmology Professor Pete Coffey said the study opens the door to new treatment options for people living with AMD. It's the leading cause of blindness and the third globally. (more...)
New study finds Alzheimer's-related deaths on the rise New study finds Alzheimer's-related deaths on the rise
- March 21, 2018

Keith Fargo, who works for the Alzheimer's Association and directs their scientific programs said that this report also adds to the fact that Alzheimer's disease is a cost burden on the healthcare system as well. "In 2017, 16 million Americans provided an estimated 18.4 billion hours of unpaid care in the form of physical, emotional and financial support - a contribution to the nation valued at $232.1 billion", the Association says. (more...)
Mgr Alfred Xuereb appointed bishop; Pope says: no politicking, no high society Mgr Alfred Xuereb appointed bishop; Pope says: no politicking, no high society
- March 21, 2018

Concluding his thoughts about Okoedion's point, the Pope said: " I want to take advantage of this moment, because you talked about baptized and Christians, to ask your forgiveness, from society and all the Catholics who do this criminal act ". (more...)
Progressives Look for More Gains From Illinois Primary Progressives Look for More Gains From Illinois Primary
- March 21, 2018

Democratic Rep. Dan Lipinski, who opposes abortion rights and voted against the Affordable Care Act, faced a well-funded challenger, Marie Newman, who is backed by Bernie Sanders and major abortion-rights groups. Governor of Illinois Bruce Rauner speaks to members of the media in front of the U.S. Supreme Court after a hearing, February 26, 2018, in Washington. (more...)
Package Bomb Explodes in San Antonio, Texas Package Bomb Explodes in San Antonio, Texas
- March 20, 2018

On Tuesday, a fifth one exploded inside a FedEx center in Schertz , Texas , a city nearby San Antonio and about 60 miles southwest of Austin . Later that day, Austin Police Chief Brian Manley announced that all three explosions are linked . (more...)
Nigeria was warned before Boko Haram abduction, Amnesty says Nigeria was warned before Boko Haram abduction, Amnesty says
- March 20, 2018

The abduction was a repeat of another Boko Haram attack that happened when militants invaded Government Girls Secondary School in Chibok , Borno State and kidnapped 276 female students in April 2014. Kachalla Bukar whose 14-year-old daughter, Aisha, was taken in the February 19 raid told CNN local police officers deserted Dapchi town when residents reported the incident. (more...)
Hundreds take part in school walkout in Wyoming Hundreds take part in school walkout in Wyoming
- March 20, 2018

According to the Philadelphia Inquirer , virtually all of the demonstrations were "grassroots" efforts and student-run. Other districts hosted marches, musical performances and speeches where students, like FCA senior Ally Sacre, held signs that read, "Guns don't die, children do". (more...)
More evidence essential oils 'make male breasts develop' More evidence essential oils 'make male breasts develop'
- March 20, 2018

J. Tyler Ramsey, study lead investigator and a postbaccalaureate research fellow at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), part of the National Institutes of Health, states that our society considers essential oils as safe. (more...)
Ex-French president Nicolas Sarkozy 'arrested over campaign financing' Ex-French president Nicolas Sarkozy 'arrested over campaign financing'
- March 20, 2018

Calls to Sarkozy's office and to his spokeswoman weren't immediately returned. This is a developing story. Sarkozy has already been ordered to stand trial in a separate matter concerning the financing of his failed re-election campaign in 2012, when he was defeated by former President Francois Hollande . (more...)
JNU professor Atul Johri arrested by Delhi Police in sexual harassment case JNU professor Atul Johri arrested by Delhi Police in sexual harassment case
- March 20, 2018

The JNU students protesting outside the police station alleged that they were injured by the police officials who hit them, however, Dumbre denied such allegations. JNU professors had on Monday demanded eight separate FIR for each complaint, according to a Business Standard report. "We are in support of the courageous complainants", Maliwal tweeted. (more...)
Informal meet to break WTO impasse Informal meet to break WTO impasse
- March 20, 2018

WTO Director General said discussion are on with the United States for reforming the institution. India is hosting an informal mini-ministerial meeting of the members of the World Trade Organization (WTO), which is being attended by representatives of 50 countries. (more...)
Male Birth Control Pills Are Even Closer To Becoming A Reality Male Birth Control Pills Are Even Closer To Becoming A Reality
- March 20, 2018

Stephanie Page. One of those was the tendency of available forms of testosterone to cause liver inflammation. Investigators tested three doses of DMAU - 100, 200, and 400 mg - on healthy men aged 18 to 50. While there is a fear men may forget to take the tablets , researchers hope this can be addressed by a longer-lasting ingredient that means they can be taken daily rather than twice a day as with previous versions. (more...)
Officials Wanted Stoneman High Shooter Committed Under the Baker Act in 2016 Officials Wanted Stoneman High Shooter Committed Under the Baker Act in 2016
- March 20, 2018

The Broward County Sheriff's Department received over a dozen phone calls from concerned community members about Cruz's behavior between 2008 and 2017. Such drastic measures could have potentially prevented or made it more hard for Cruz to buy the AR-15 semi-automatic rifle that he used in his Valentine's Day rampage through the school that he was expelled from. (more...)
Binge-Drinking A Growing Problem In America Binge-Drinking A Growing Problem In America
- March 19, 2018

The data says each American adult consumed about 470 drinks in 2015. It is defined as five or more drinks for men, or four or more drinks for women , within two hours. The study appears in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine . Chronic binge drinkers can develop a dangerously high tolerance resulting in increased consumption, withdrawal symptoms and even death by alcohol poisoning. (more...)
Sensational Karthik wins T20 tri-series title for India Sensational Karthik wins T20 tri-series title for India
- March 19, 2018

But when umpires interfered, play was resumed and Mahmudullah pulled Bangladesh out of troubled waters and helped them seal the match by two wickets . The players have great relations too. India are third in the world T20 rankings, with Pakistan at the top, while Bangladesh are 10th below minnows Afghanistan. (more...)
AIIMS doctors killed, 4 injured in accident on Yamuna Expressway near Mathura AIIMS doctors killed, 4 injured in accident on Yamuna Expressway near Mathura
- March 18, 2018

The driver of the vehicle has been shifted to AIIMS, while the dead bodies of the three doctors have been sent for post-mortem. All the seven doctors were out on a journey to celebrate the birthday of their senior colleague but unfortunately, fate had something else for them. (more...)

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