Health


After Parkland shooting, worldwide 'March for Our Lives' After Parkland shooting, worldwide 'March for Our Lives'
- March 25, 2018

Advocates have called for another national school walkout on April 20, the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting. "We can try to prevent shootings and bullying all we want, but we can never actually stop them". Afterwards, "AirKraft" will fly the families and victims back to Florida . "We're here today in D.C. not only for our march but to make sure everyone - each and every single American that's out there knows how we've been affected by guns and have seen the loss of ... (more...)
Anna begins indefinite fast for Lokpal Anna begins indefinite fast for Lokpal
- March 24, 2018

The venue of his hunger strike will be Delhi's iconic Ram Lila Maidan . Anna is expected to draw thousands of supporters , which will also include farmers this time, due to his immensely popular hunger strike seven years ago, which had forced the then Congress-led UPA government to cede to his demands. (more...)
US administration hits China with tariffs on $60 bil. in imports US administration hits China with tariffs on $60 bil. in imports
- March 24, 2018

In January, Beijing held a bit more than $1.2 trillion in US Treasury bonds, about 20% of the total held by foreign institutions. Tariffs hitting one company in China can have a ripple effect across dozens of customers in the U.S. Department of Commerce data . It was the boldest example to date of Trump's "America first" agenda, the culmination of his longstanding view that weak USA trade policies and enforcement have hollowed out the nation's workforce and ballooned the federal deficit. (more...)
Grilled, well-done meats raises risk of high blood pressure Grilled, well-done meats raises risk of high blood pressure
- March 24, 2018

All of those “pathways, ” Liu said , also could lead to an increased risk of developing hypertension. Those who keep tabs on their blood pressure , as well as those who exercise regularly , have healthy eating habits and shed excess pounds stand to beat the odds of a silent killer like high blood pressure sneaking in and jeopardizing life. (more...)
Canadian Osmond captures figure skating gold medal — NewsAlert Canadian Osmond captures figure skating gold medal — NewsAlert
- March 24, 2018

After the short program, Osmond was fourth and trailed Kostner, Olympic champion Alina Zagitova of Russian Federation and Miyahara. Osmond, a bronze medallist at last month's Winter Games in South Korea, became the first Canadian woman to win gold at the world championship since Karen Magnussen in 1973. (more...)
Saccone concedes defeat to Lamb in Pennsylvania special election Saccone concedes defeat to Lamb in Pennsylvania special election
- March 24, 2018

The March 13 special election has not been officially certified and it's unclear when Lamb will be sworn into the House of Representatives. Lamb, however, distanced himself from Pelosi and held national Democrats at arm's length while he easily outraised Saccone in campaign cash. (more...)
Check your smoke alarm before it's too late Check your smoke alarm before it's too late
- March 24, 2018

This poses a risk to consumers not being alerted to a fire in the home. If it has it has the yellow cap - which can be seen through openings on the side - it is one of the affected models and must be replaced. Consumers need to check their alarms for the yellow cap. The Charlottesville Fire Department offers free smoke alarms to City of Charlottesville residents. (more...)
AAP govt tables Budget with green theme for unified pollution control AAP govt tables Budget with green theme for unified pollution control
- March 24, 2018

CCTV cameras in government schools, self-defence training for girls and construction of 30 new school buildings were among the proposals for the education sector in the Delhi budget. Of the Rs 13,997 crore budget allocation, Rs 13,328 crore is the revenue budget, and Rs 759 crore is the capital budget. The budget included a slew of announcements, including a major thrust on "green" initiatives for pollution reduction and launching 'health insurance for all scheme. (more...)
Journalists protest outside Delhi Police HQ against molestation of women scribes Journalists protest outside Delhi Police HQ against molestation of women scribes
- March 24, 2018

The journalist alleged that she was "groped" by an Inspector of the Delhi Police and asked to vacate the place. Coming under fire for their handling of the Friday protests, Delhi Police on Saturday tendered their "deepest apologies" for the attack on two media personnel in Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on Friday when police undertook a baton charge on protesting students. (more...)
Atacama mummy's 'alien' features caused by genetic mutations Atacama mummy's 'alien' features caused by genetic mutations
- March 24, 2018

Some initial questions had prompted unidentified primate or an extraterrestrial life. Nolan has called for the mummy to be buried back in Chile. While it is common for humans to have many genetic mutations, it is extremely rare for seven mutations to be involved. (more...)
Ambassador denies Russian involvement in Skripal attack in letter to injured policeman Ambassador denies Russian involvement in Skripal attack in letter to injured policeman
- March 24, 2018

Russia's ambassador to the U.K., Alexander Yakovenko, accused the U.K. Thursday of having a "bad record of violating global law and misleading the worldwide community". The taoiseach, who alongside his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, had proposed that the European Union endorse the opinion of the British government on the guilt of Russian Federation, added: "Bearing in mind what the United Kingdom did was to expel 23 diplomats that they believed were not actual diplomats, were agents". (more...)
Hulk Hogan Could Be Returning To The WWE Very Soon Hulk Hogan Could Be Returning To The WWE Very Soon
- March 24, 2018

After his retirement in early 2016, the general perception of Bryan was that he was too injured to wrestle, that if he were to suffer another concussion he would suffer serious, life-altering injuries. The WWE Hall of Fame happens this year on April 6th, 2018 so we might know sooner rather than later if Hogan is returning very soon. Let's get the best and most obvious one out of the way first. (more...)
Fight against TB goes beyond treatment of the disease Fight against TB goes beyond treatment of the disease
- March 24, 2018

The Ministry of Health and World Health Organization (WHO) have put the figure at 1,020,000 people. Symptoms of active TB include a bad cough lasting longer than two weeks, coughing up blood, chest pain, fatigue or weakness, fever, weight and appetite loss, sweating at night and chills. (more...)
Obesity could become chief avoidable cancer cause, United Kingdom charity says Obesity could become chief avoidable cancer cause, United Kingdom charity says
- March 24, 2018

In addition, overexposure to UV radiation from the sun and sunbeds causes around 13,600 cases of melanoma skin cancer a year, while drinking alcohol, eating too little fibre caused around 11,900 and 11,700 cases respectively. I couldn't remember the last time I did any exercise . 'We definitely need to change attitudes towards obesity, ' she said. The biggest problem is that people consider that being overweight is normal. (more...)
INX media case: HC grants bail to Karti INX media case: HC grants bail to Karti
- March 24, 2018

Karti has been asked to not travel out of the country. Central Bureau of Investigation had arrested Karti Chidambaram on February 28 at Chennai airport on his return from London for lack of cooperation with the probe. The CBI had initially alleged that Karti received Rs 10 lakh as a bribe for facilitating the FIPB clearance to INX Media. Then after the allegation, the agency revised the figure to Dollars 1 Million which converts into some RS 6.50 crore as per the current exchange ... (more...)
Crown Prince of Disorder Crown Prince of Disorder
- March 24, 2018

Last week, Trump fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, an advocate of staying in the accord, choosing Mike Pompeo, the current Central Intelligence Agency director and nuclear deal critic, as a replacement. Bernard Sanders of Vermont, had called for an end to American support, saying only Congress can declare wars to commit military support and Congress has not done so. (more...)
African countries sign deal for free trade blocs African countries sign deal for free trade blocs
- March 24, 2018

But, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari and Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni have both snubbed the summit in Kigali, Rwanda. The AfCFTA is expected to create a trade bloc of 1.2 billion people with a combined gross domestic product (GDP) of more than $2 trillion. (more...)
Temporary relief for AAP MLAs, EC's image dented Temporary relief for AAP MLAs, EC's image dented
- March 24, 2018

Jun 24: Legislative Assembly passes the Delhi Member of Legislative Assembly (Removal of Disqualification) (Amendment Bill), 2015 excluding parliamentary secretaries from "Office of Profit" with retrospective effect. However, the Bench today agreed with the submissions made by the petitioners, and remanded the matter back to the Election Commission for proper hearing. (more...)
K'taka declares minority status for Lingayats K'taka declares minority status for Lingayats
- March 24, 2018

Meanwhile, the state government on Friday issued a notification granting minority status to Lingayats pending decision by the National Minorities Commission. In its notification, the Department of Minorities, Haj and Wakf, stated that it recognises Lingayats and Veerashaiva Lingayats as minorities without affecting the rights and interests of other religious minorities of Karnataka, including reservations. (more...)
There are significant water-related crises around the world There are significant water-related crises around the world
- March 24, 2018

That's why we need to observe World Water Day every year to focus the world's attention on the worth of water. While the number of water bodies in Bengaluru has reduced by 79 percent due to unplanned urbanization and encroachment, the built-up area has gone up from 8 percent in 1973 to 77 percent, it stated. (more...)

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