Health Care

France welcomes new United Nations special envoy to Myanmar

France welcomes new United Nations special envoy to Myanmar It has been learned that Myanmar's de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi , announced that the country's government will investigate suspected military-led violence against the Rohingya Muslim ethnic minority. Myanmar is facing worldwide criticism for handling the humanitarian crisis inappropriately in Rakhine. It seems that they have been swayed by the accounts of the other side. [Full Article...]

FDA warns 13 companies about 'kid friendly' marketing of e-cigarette liquids

FDA warns 13 companies about 'kid friendly' marketing of e-cigarette liquids In March , it explored "impactful regulatory options the FDA could pursue to address this issue" of tobacco, e-cigarettes, cigars and snus. "(We will) continue to take action against those who sell tobacco products to youth and market products in this egregious fashion". [Full Article...]

Illnesses on the rise | VitalSigns

Illnesses on the rise | VitalSigns Lyme disease is the most common tick-borne illness , and the CDC researchers found the area where Lyme disease exposure is a risk has been growing in recent years. Infections in 2016 went up 73 percent from 2015, reflecting the emergence of Zika, which is transmitted by mosquitoes and can cause severe birth defects. [Full Article...]

Rockets blast off to 1-0 lead over Jazz

Rockets blast off to 1-0 lead over Jazz The Rockets superstar had 41 points, eight assists, and seven assists in a comfortable outing for Mike D'Antoni's men; the Jazz doing little to quell the concerns that this would be a tough matchup for them. Utah, meanwhile, just didn't have the firepower to match Houston . There just aren't sound ways to prevent Harden from dancing, dancing, dancing, dancing, dancing with the dribble, darting ba... [Full Article...]

Over 2000 women called CervicalCheck helpline since Saturday

Over 2000 women called CervicalCheck helpline since Saturday Speaking on RTÉ's "This Week in Politics" programme, Minister for Health Simon Harris said he does not know how many women may have died arising from the cervical smear controversy. Mr Harris said he hopes these steps "will ensure the integrity of the cervical screening programme at the same time as providing learning for all cancer screening programmes". [Full Article...]

5 healthy habits could add more than a decade to your life

5 healthy habits could add more than a decade to your life Adopting a healthy lifestyle, with five low-risk lifestyle factors is associated with increased life expectancy, according to a study published online April 30 in Circulation . The researchers also found that there was a dose-response relationship between each individual healthy lifestyle behavior and a reduced risk of early death, and that the combination of all five healthy behaviors was link... [Full Article...]

UK Home Secretary Rudd resigns over immigration scandal

UK Home Secretary Rudd resigns over immigration scandal Justice Secretary David Gauke told Sky News on Saturday he was confident there was no intention by Ms Rudd to mislead and gave her his backing. They were brought to the United Kingdom in response to post-war labour shortages in the United Kingdom and given indefinite leave to remain - but those without documents were recently told they needed evidence to continue working, get treatment from th... [Full Article...]

€2.5m settlement for terminally-ill woman whose cancer was missed

€2.5m settlement for terminally-ill woman whose cancer was missed Minister Harris and the HSE director general, Tony O'Brien, have agreed that an global peer review of CervicalCheck needs to take place to ensure ongoing confidence in it. Dr Flannelly said she had chose to step aside to allow the service continue its important work. "Doing so at a late stage, in the knowledge that you could have been diagnosed earlier is a harrowing experience, and it is saddenin... [Full Article...]

National Football League draft 2018: Ohio State DE Tyquan Lewis selected by Indianapolis Colts

National Football League draft 2018: Ohio State DE Tyquan Lewis selected by Indianapolis Colts It was the Colts on the other end telling him that he was their second-round draft pick, joining first-round pick Quenton Nelson on the offensive line. Smith was selected by the Indianapolis Colts in the 2nd round and 37th overall pick of the draft. In 38 games over his three years, Davis started in 32, accumulating 138 tackles, four interceptions and three forced fumbles. [Full Article...]

Decorations at Sonam Kapoor's residence spark marriage rumours

Decorations at Sonam Kapoor's residence spark marriage rumours She gracefully danced to the 80's song. She said: "I'm lucky that I've worked with Salman Khan , Shah Rukh Khan and Aamir Khan". Unlike others, she has chosen to ditch the usual routine for Cannes 2018 and VDW film. The latest buzz as per a report in the Bollywood Life is that there would actually be no wedding cards for Sonam and Anand. Sonam Kapoor is now awaiting the release of Veer... [Full Article...]

BJP slams Rahul Gandhi for disrespecting 'Vande Mataram'

BJP slams Rahul Gandhi for disrespecting 'Vande Mataram' Gandhi was travelling on a flight from New Delhi to Hubli, Karnataka, where he is campaigning for the upcoming assembly elections 2018 . All in all she only managed to sing one line of the national song. Vidyarthee also claimed that the unusual activity of the aircraft was not related to weather. "A thorough probe is needed in this mysterious incident", he said. [Full Article...]

Tiger Woods to play in Wells Fargo Championship, reports say

Tiger Woods to play in Wells Fargo Championship, reports say It was the site of last year's PGA Championship, which was won by Justin Thomas . He qualifies for this year's event, though, because he won the tournament in 2013, a year in which he won five times on the PGA Tour and took home PGA Tour Player of the Year honors. [Full Article...]

Wild Theory Surfaces About Josh Allen's Offensive Tweets From High School

Wild Theory Surfaces About Josh Allen's Offensive Tweets From High School Former Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen has apologized for a series of offensive tweets he sent when he was in high school. The tweets no longer appear on Allen's account. 1 overall pick this decade after Sam Bradford was the top pick in 2010. Allen says he was parroting rap lyrics and catchphrases from TV and pop culture, adding he was "young and dumb" at the time. [Full Article...]

Penn State's Saquon Barkley picked No. 2 overall by the Giants

Penn State's Saquon Barkley picked No. 2 overall by the Giants Many draft pundits projected several months ago that Darnold would be the No. 1 pick in this year's draft, and still tabbed him as the best overall quarterback of this year's class. "If you remember, there was some concern about Adrian's shoulder and he was not picked until No. 7 (in 2007)", says Brandt, now a draft consultant for the league and analyst for SiriusXM Satellite Radio. [Full Article...]

Arizona Republican declares victory in tight race for House seat

Arizona Republican declares victory in tight race for House seat In contrast, the Republican National Committee , the National Republican Congressional Committee and the Congressional Leadership Fund , the primary House Republican super PAC, each poured hundreds of thousands of dollars into the race. [Full Article...]

Buhari Seeks Reps Approval After Authorising $496m For Spending

Buhari Seeks Reps Approval After Authorising $496m For Spending The Pentagon a year ago August notified the U.S. Congress of the sale to Nigeria of the 12 Super Tucano A-29 planes and weapons worth $593 million, needed for the fight against the militant group, Boko Haram . "We should jettison the idea of being partisan in all situations". "You are talking about anticipatory approval, is this House a rubber stamp?" The issue of procedure does not arise. [Full Article...]

Reps Resolve To Summon Buhari Over Benue Killings

Reps Resolve To Summon Buhari Over Benue Killings The president pleaded with the legislators to accommodate the $496 million expenditure as supplementary input to the country's 2018 Appropriation Bill, drawing the attention of the lawmakers to ongoing security emergencies in Nigeria. The Benue State government has confirmed eleven people killed in a fresh crisis that rocked the state capital, Makurdi. According to him, army personnel deployed f... [Full Article...]

Armed herdsmen kill two Catholic Priests, 17 others in Benue State

Armed herdsmen kill two Catholic Priests, 17 others in Benue State Benue Police Commissioner Fatai Owoseni said around 30 suspected Fulani herdsmen "attacked the venue of a burial ceremony and the church where the two reverend fathers were holding mass", according to AFP . "We are under siege and I do believe that this has gone beyond the normal herdsmen-farmers crisis; this is a new dimension of attack and it has never happened before". [Full Article...]

Malaria a leading cause of death in Uganda in children under five

Malaria a leading cause of death in Uganda in children under five This year's commemoration is being held on the theme: "Ready to beat Malaria ". Ghana is readying itself for the smooth pilot of the world's first malaria vaccine later in the year, officials said here on Wednesday. "It is also important to consult with an experienced healthcare professional who can advise if malaria prevention tablets are needed", said Dr Hussam Al Soub, Senior Consultant at H... [Full Article...]

San Francisco's Juul to invest $30 million to fight underage vaping

San Francisco's Juul to invest $30 million to fight underage vaping The San Francisco-based maker of a much-debated e-cigarette popular with teenagers says it will spend $30 million in an effort to keep its products out of the hands of children. "Even though Juul on their website talks about how they try really, really hard to only sell to adults, we all know that the young folks are getting this". [Full Article...]


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