Medical

700 Feared Dead As South Asian Floods Pour Downstream — Red Cross

700 Feared Dead As South Asian Floods Pour Downstream — Red Cross The governments in all three countries are leading the response with support from in-country humanitarian agencies, national Red Cross/Red Crescent Societies, private sector and militaries. The central state of Madhya Pradesh, and the states of Haryana and Uttar Pradesh in the north, as well as the southern states of Karnataka and Kerala have received rainfall that is over 20 percent lower than no... [Full Article...]

Boy suffocated by weighted mattress on crib to stop escapes

Boy suffocated by weighted mattress on crib to stop escapes Police were called to the couple's Myerstown home on April 25 after Stash found one of their triplet sons, Eoin, unresponsive inside his crib. Stash told investigators she found her son that morning "standing/leaning and slumped over a top railing", and took him to the living room where she performed CPR, according to the arrest affidavit. [Full Article...]

Tropical Depression Harvey could affect WNC

Tropical Depression Harvey could affect WNC Reconnaissance data indicates that Harvey has maximum sustained winds of 35 miles per hour and is moving towards the NW at 9 miles per hour. Heavy rainfall could begin as early as Friday morning and forecasters worry Harvey could bring life-threatening floods to the region. [Full Article...]

Iran, Saudi Arabia to exchange diplomatic visits

Iran, Saudi Arabia to exchange diplomatic visits Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Saudi Arabia's policies have harmed not only the region but also the kingdom itself, PressTV reported. "Visas have been issued by both sides and we are awaiting the final steps". The visits, which Zarif said could take place after the haj pilgrimage ends in the first week of September, would be the first sign of a thaw in relations between the... [Full Article...]

Pakistan PM travels to Saudi on his first official visit overseas

Pakistan PM travels to Saudi on his first official visit overseas Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi reached Jeddah on Wednesday to discuss with Pakistan's ally the new policy announced by United States President Donald Trump . During the visit, the Prime Minister was also briefed about the arrangements for Pakistani pilgrims for this year's Haj. Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi was greeted upon his arrival in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, his first offici... [Full Article...]

Muslim Cyclists Biking Across Nine Countries Finally Reach Saudi Arabia for Hajj

Muslim Cyclists Biking Across Nine Countries Finally Reach Saudi Arabia for Hajj He said the remaining 545 pilgrim would be transported within the week. The Grand Mufti termed Doha's deterrence to transfer the pilgrims to Saudi by air as "wrong and dangerous". In a rare cooling of tensions between the countries earlier this month, Saudi Arabia agreed to a relaxation of restrictions for Qatari pilgrims entering the country. [Full Article...]

Swine Flu Outbreak: 1094 Died in 8 Months, Maharashtra & Gujarat Worst Affected

Swine Flu Outbreak: 1094 Died in 8 Months, Maharashtra & Gujarat Worst Affected All the hospitals in the national capital, including the four central government hospitals notify the swine flu case figures and deaths to the Delhi government. In Delhi that has recorded 1,719 H1N1 infections and five deaths, BJP requested Lt Governor Anil Baijal for declaring a medical emergency. "The lives of innocent people are in danger, but the Arvind Kejriwal government is the least pert... [Full Article...]

Avocado Seed Husks Might Have Medical Uses

Avocado Seed Husks Might Have Medical Uses The avocado seed you always dump in the trash after you scoop out the good part may hold a reserve of untapped medical resources and other uses. According to the U.S. The team then used chromatography-mass spectrometry analysis to pinpoint the chemical compounds present in the seed husk oil and wax. In other words, continue smashing up your avocado on artisanal multi grain, but leave the husks t... [Full Article...]

Allison Janney dishes on Anna Faris and Chris Pratt's split!

Allison Janney dishes on Anna Faris and Chris Pratt's split! Pictured left to right: Anna Faris as Christy and Allison Janney as Bonnie. News. During her chat with the publication, Janney dished on how Faris is doing since the confirmation of her split from Pratt. They said in a joint statement that they made a decision to part ways after they "tried hard for a very long time". "We still love each other and will always cherish our time together and cont... [Full Article...]

Your High School Friendships Are Still Affecting Your Mental Health

Your High School Friendships Are Still Affecting Your Mental Health The study looked at 169 young people, following them over a 10-year period starting at age 15, and concluded that young people with " higher levels of attachment to their best friends" showed better "psychological health" throughout their adolescence and into their young adulthood, ABC News reported on Tuesday. [Full Article...]

United States targets Chinese & Russian entities, individuals in new North Korea-related sanctions

United States targets Chinese & Russian entities, individuals in new North Korea-related sanctions The White House isn't afraid of angering potential partners in its quest to pressure North Korean leader Kim Jong Un into denuclearization, experts said. The data also provided details on the effect of the sanctions to North Korean coal imports; in the first quarter, Pyongyang shipped 2.7 million tons of coal valued at $220.6 million to China, accounting for 43 % of its total imports then. [Full Article...]

Delhi airport set for major capacity expansion

Delhi airport set for major capacity expansion October onwards, domestic travellers will have to ensure their terminals to avoid any chaos as domestic flights will operate from all the three terminals. Once the work is completed, operations from T2 would be shifted back to T1. Delhi International Airport Pvt Ltd (DIAL) has asked budget airlines IndiGo, SpiceJet and GoAir to decide by the month-end which of their domestic flights they wou... [Full Article...]

Close friendships in high school make for happier adults

Close friendships in high school make for happier adults The researchers studied 169 teenagers over a span of 10 years; from the age of 15 till 25. The assessment of the adolescents was done annually covering questions on their close friends and their friendships and also many interviews and tests were done on these children to explore about mental aspects like anxiety , self-worth, social acceptance and depression symptoms. [Full Article...]

Suggestions before Buy or Sell action: Alibaba Group Holding Limited (BABA)

Suggestions before Buy or Sell action: Alibaba Group Holding Limited (BABA) Macquarie increased their price objective on shares of Alibaba Group Holding Limited from $171.00 to $200.00 and gave the stock an "outperform" rating in a research report on Friday. The legal version of this piece of content can be read at https://weekherald.com/2017/08/22/alibaba-group-holding-limited-baba-lifted-to-overweight-at-atlantic-securities.html. [Full Article...]

Singer Toshi slams Virat Kohli, wants people to leave his niece alone

Singer Toshi slams Virat Kohli, wants people to leave his niece alone From the innocent child's frustration to her fear, the video speaks mountains on exactly why violence is never an option while teaching your child. A couple of days later it was revealed that this girl was the niece of famous singer Toshi Sabri who has now hit back at the Indian skipper. [Full Article...]

Vitamin B intake may up lung cancer risk in men

Vitamin B intake may up lung cancer risk in men They are naturally found in meat, fish, cheese, eggs and milk, as well as fortified breakfast cereals, but millions of people in the United Kingdom take supplements as well. Lead researcher Dr Theodore Brasky, from Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Centre, said: "Our data shows that taking high doses of B6 and B12 over a very long period of time could contribute to lung cancer incidence r... [Full Article...]

Volkswagen's futuristic electric campervan is going into production

Volkswagen's futuristic electric campervan is going into production Pilot autonomous driving mode". Following the reveal of the game-changing I.D. concepts at the Paris Motor Show past year, Volkswagen is forging ahead with further development of the I.D. I. D. Buzz will be available on a universal platform, along with other carts line I. Interestingly, the very nature of an electric powertrain likely helped shape the I.D. [Full Article...]

Wilson man sought in SC bank robbery, double homicide

Wilson man sought in SC bank robbery, double homicide Conway police have identified Brandon Michael Council, 32, of Wilson, as a person of interest in the robbery. - A man wanted in connection with a Wilson bank robbery two weeks ago is now being sought after a bank robbery in SC in which two people were shot to death. [Full Article...]

Following SC's directive, Karti Chidambaram arrives at CBI office

Following SC's directive, Karti Chidambaram arrives at CBI office On August 18, the Supreme Court had directed Karti to appear before the CBI and to "carry with him all the necessary documents (that he may rely) in his defence keeping in mind the allegations in the FIR". According to the CBI, INX Media stated in its records that an amount of Rs 10 lakh was given to Advantage Strategic Consulting (P) Limited, a firm the CBI said was "indirectly" owned by Karti,... [Full Article...]

Johnson & Johnson to pay Californian woman $417 million over talcum powder lawsuit

Johnson & Johnson to pay Californian woman $417 million over talcum powder lawsuit J&J has lost in 4 of those cases and has paid $110 million as damages in Missouri. The jury found the parent company and its consumer-products unit liable on Monday for failing to warn a woman over the alleged risk of the baby powder. Besides that case, three other jury trials in St Louis reached similar outcomes past year. "There's a problem all over the country with women using talcum powder o... [Full Article...]


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