Health Care

10 facts about to-be extinct northern white rhinoceros

10 facts about to-be extinct northern white rhinoceros A committee at the conservancy is also looking at various alternative reproduction techniques, including in-vitro fertilization. Whatever happens, conser-vationists hope the lessons learned in the endeavour can be applied to other critically endangered species. [Full Article...]

Deposit Rs 200 crore by May 10: Supreme Court to Jaypee

Deposit Rs 200 crore by May 10: Supreme Court to Jaypee The Supreme Court of India has ordered Jaiprakash Associates (JAL) to deposit a further sum of Rs 200 crore in two instalments. The court asked the realty company to deposit the first instalment of Rs 100 crore by April 6. It has also sought (or received) occupation certificates for 13,500 flats in 2017-18. The court had also ordered the creation of a portal for registering grievances of hom... [Full Article...]

Flu-related death total climbs to 328 in NC

Flu-related death total climbs to 328 in NC Those anxious about the flu or feel that might be at risk, should speak with their doctor about getting the flu shot or other preventative measures. Lead researcher Dr Charlotte Warren-Gash, associate professor of epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, said: 'For most young, healthy people, the risk of heart attacks and strokes occurring after a respiratory infection... [Full Article...]

Birth control pills for men may be coming soon

Birth control pills for men may be coming soon Christina Bratcher, UT Health Tyler, said. Development of the male birth control pill has been hindered because current available forms of oral testosterone could lead to liver inflammation and they clear the body too quickly, requiring two daily pills. [Full Article...]

Recruitment policy in Railways is unbiased and transparent, says Piyush Goyal

Recruitment policy in Railways is unbiased and transparent, says Piyush Goyal The protest was being carried out by students who had done an apprenticeship with the Indian Railways and wanted permanent jobs. More than 4.5 million commuters were badly hit for the second consecutive day following a strike called on Monday by drivers of cab aggregators and app-based taxis that disrupted in Mumbaikars' schedules. [Full Article...]

Automatic pay rises ditched in £4.2 billion NHS deal

Automatic pay rises ditched in £4.2 billion NHS deal The move will mark the end of a seven-year wage cap, which has seen health care employees hold protests across the country. The government's insistence that staff give up a day's holiday in return for more cash had threatened to scupper the prospects of an agreement. [Full Article...]

Kidde Dual Sensor smoke alarms recalled

Kidde Dual Sensor smoke alarms recalled Some of the dual-sensor smoke alarms were made with a yellow cap left on during the manufacturing process. If a yellow cap is present, the consumer should immediately contact Kidde to receive instructions and request a free replacement smoke alarm. [Full Article...]

UGC autonomy to 2 varsities

UGC autonomy to 2 varsities State universities include Jadavpur University, Kolkata, Algappa University, Karaikudi, and the Nalsar University of Law, Telangana, under the "graded autonomy" scheme. The Vice-Chancellor would soon initiate a multi-layered dialogue within the university and evolve mechanisms to translate this newly granted autonomy into our quest for institution-of-eminence ranking, the press release added. [Full Article...]

Apple Builds Two-Year Technology Lead

Apple Builds Two-Year Technology Lead A combination of Apple's control over the supply chain and a shortage of parts means Android-based smartphone makers, like Samsung, LG, and Google , might need to wait until 2019 to deliver a true Face ID competitor, Reuters is reporting after discussing the matter with parts suppliers. [Full Article...]

New Report Provides 2011-2018 Overview of Global Medical Packaging Market

New Report Provides 2011-2018 Overview of Global Medical Packaging Market Protective packaging is used as a primary packaging as well as secondary packaging material based on the products' end-use application . E-commerce sector has been expanding at an alarming rate. What are the challenges to Medical Packaging market growth? Global Plastic Food and Beverage Packaging Sales (Thousands Units) and Revenue (Million USD) Market Split by Product Type such as ... [Full Article...]

West Indies ODI to be shifted to Thiruvananthapuram: KCA official

West Indies ODI to be shifted to Thiruvananthapuram: KCA official Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar has requested the Kerala Cricket Association to conduct the India-West Indies ODI match in the Greenfield International Stadium in Thiruvananthapuram itself. However, the KCA had expressed its desire to stage the game at Kochi instead, which, despite hosting several cricket matches in the past, has staged only football matches recently. [Full Article...]

Number of Alzheimer's deaths in Kentucky on the rise

Number of Alzheimer's deaths in Kentucky on the rise New findings from the report show the growing burden of Alzheimer's on people living with the disease, their families and caregivers, as well as society at large. Alzheimer's-related deaths increased nationally by 123 percent from 2000 - 2015. The update tells that the deaths from heart diseases get decreased by 11 percent which is calling to be a leading killer in America. [Full Article...]

FDA seeks data on role of flavors in tobacco addiction

FDA seeks data on role of flavors in tobacco addiction The FDA must act promptly to stop the flood of flavored e-cigarettes and cigars that have entered the market in recent years and threaten to addict a new generation of kids. Fardellone works at the Center for Tobacco Control in Northwell Health. It concluded: "E-cigarette use now represents more population-level harm than benefit". [Full Article...]

Ryan Bertrand has backed Mark Hughes to keep Southampton up

Ryan Bertrand has backed Mark Hughes to keep Southampton up Sunday's match allowed Hughes the relative luxury of assessing his players outside of the Premier League pressure cooker, and all will hope it proves a catalyst for the challenges to come. "That hasn't really been an issue, but where do you start?" We had to show a lot of the qualities and traits a good team has to show on a regular basis and maybe that hasn't been sustained prior to me coming to ... [Full Article...]

IS takes Damascus in surprise night time attack killing 36 Syrian troops

IS takes Damascus in surprise night time attack killing 36 Syrian troops They include 15 children and two women who were using a school basement in the town of Arbin as a shelter from fierce government bombardment . Rebels entrenched in a region east of Damascus known as eastern Ghouta frequently fire rockets and mortar shells at the capital. [Full Article...]

Senators Made History by Voting to End Illegal US War in Yemen

Senators Made History by Voting to End Illegal US War in Yemen But the vote served to highlight U.S. involvement in a three-year-old military conflict in the Middle East's poorest country, which the United Nations has described as the world's largest humanitarian disaster. Despite Trump's White House and Saudi-funded lobbyists teaming up to run a full-court press on Capitol Hill, the momentum to end this war continues to build. [Full Article...]

Analyzing Analyst Recommendations: McDonald's Corporation (MCD), British American Tobacco plc (BTI)

The stock increased 1.16% or $4.21 during the last trading session, reaching $367.8. The insider CODINA ARMANDO M bought 6,650 shares worth $1.19M. Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. About 17.23 million shares traded. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and eleven have assigned a buy rating to the stock. [Full Article...]

More kids draw scientists as women than ever before

More kids draw scientists as women than ever before The Northwestern study is the first systematic, quantitative review of the "Draw-A-Scientist" literature and combined results from 78 US studies, including more than 20,000 children in kindergarten through 12th grade. Additionally, just 26 percent of women who have STEM degrees hold STEM jobs, while the corresponding figure for men is 40 percent. "So more women are earning science degrees now, a... [Full Article...]

Patients with macular degeneration regain vision in breakthrough study

Patients with macular degeneration regain vision in breakthrough study A press release from Moorfields confirmed that the trial results are the first description of a complete engineered tissue used for this objective. But the patches, which consisted of a membrane covered with human embryonic stem cells created to replicate the retinal pigment epithelial cells destroyed by the disease, were able to cure them. [Full Article...]

Canada to deploy hundreds of personnel for peacekeeping in Mali

Canada to deploy hundreds of personnel for peacekeeping in Mali Defense Minister Harjit Sajjan, saying many details still needed to be worked out, told reporters the force would be deployed for 12 months. A government source confirmed Friday that Canada will send an aviation task force to Mali as part of a United Nations peacekeeping mission and that an official announcement will be made Monday. [Full Article...]


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