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Alfie Evans: Sick toddler's life support 'can end'


Doctors at Alder Hey Children's Hospital in Liverpool said continuing life-support was " unkind, unfair and inhumane ", but Alfie's parents disagree. Tom Evans and Kate James, both 20 and from Liverpool, wanted to take their son Alfie overseas for treatment. Read More »

Florida shooting victims honored with heroism medals


She was among the hundreds of volunteers who helped people devastated by Hurricane Irma. Alaina's family said she was vibrant and determined. West Point will confer a letter of admission, along with honorarium tokens, to his family, local West Point alumni Chad Maxey said. Read More »

Light physical activity may lower risk of death for older men


The check-up included a physical examination, during which they were asked about their lifestyle, sleeping patterns, and whether they had ever been diagnosed with heart disease. According to many health experts, strenuous and more long lasting workouts are the key to good health and keeping the risk of early death at bay. Read More »

Ex Bigg Boss contestant Gaurav Chopra gets married in private ceremony


Unlike Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli who went to Italy to get hitched, Gaurav Chopra made a decision to get married in his hometown. The pictures of the private wedding have however made their way to social media. Apparently, he started dating her after parting ways with actress Narayani Shastri. On the work front, Gaurav was seen in Uttaran, Sadda Haq and Aisa Des Hai Mera. Read More »

Family who helped Cruz 'didn't see this side' of alleged shooter


The documents provide further evidence that Cruz was a troubled teen before being charged with 17 counts of murder in the Wednesday attack at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School . Sabadini claims he and several other students reported Cruz's social media messages and other threatening behavior to school officials. Kimberly and James Snead speak to CBS This Morning . Read More »

Florida, Angry And Grieving, Takes Gun Protest To Streets


It doesn't matter, because I already know: $30 million! Another student, Emma Gonzalez , spoke at a rally in Fort Lauderdale over the weekend - issuing a warning to USA politicians who are supported by the National Rifle Association. He was trying to close the door when Cruz walked past and shot him. Israel said his office would be investigating every one of the previous calls about Cruz to see how they were handled. Read More »

Heavy drinking link to early dementia risk


Study author Dr Michael Schwarzinger, of the French Translational Health Economics Network, said: "Our findings suggest the burden of dementia attributable to alcohol use disorders is much larger than previously thought, suggesting that heavy drinking should be recognised as a major risk factor for all types of dementia". Read More »

Philip Morris International (NYSE:PM) Rating Reiterated by Piper Jaffray Companies

The stock decreased 0.32% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $12.52. Novare Capital Management LLC now owns 1,842 shares of the company's stock worth $216,000 after purchasing an additional 5 shares during the period. Since August 30, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 insider sales for $13.44 million activity. $1.62M worth of stock was sold by Azinovic Drago on Wednesday, August 30. Read More »

P intra-party polls are illegal: Bahadurabad group


MQM-P's Rabita Committee (Coordination Committee) had long objected to Tessori's nomination as a Senate candidate; however, party chief Farooq Sattar had refused to accommodate its repeated requests to remove Tessori's name from the list of nominees. Read More »

Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO)

About 6.20M shares traded or 66.07% up from the average. The Howard Hughes Corporation (NYSE:HHC) has risen 25.50% since February 19, 2017 and is uptrending. 28,247 are held by Beese Fulmer Investment Inc. Solaris Asset Management LLC now owns 1,405 shares of the company's stock worth $105,000 after buying an additional 557 shares during the period. Read More »

'Gluten Intolerance' In Women Could Be Symptom Of Ovarian Cancer


Women should not be risking their lives because of the enduring awareness gap around ovarian cancer ". In a survey, women across the United Kingdom were asked what they would do if they were regularly bloated. "I'd even tried going gluten-free, but it had made no difference". Bloating is one of the main symptoms of gluten intolerance and this could somehow explain why women would avoid food that contains grains like wheat when they have persistent bloating. Read More »

Congressman throws petrol in BBMP office, threatens to set it afire


In the video recorded around 11am on February 16, Narayanaswamy is seen walking with a bottle filled with petrol and sprinkling it all over the BBMP office. Narayanaswamy is the close aide of Congress MLA Byrati Basavaraj. There have been videos regarding the entire incident which has been surfacing on the local channels. Read More »

FLORIDA SHOOTING: Suspect makes appearance in brief court hearing


Jaclyn Corin, a 17-year-old junior at the school in Parkland near Fort Lauderdale, said on Twitter that she had secured a meeting with Florida's Republican Governor, Rick Scott, on the issue. On Friday, the Federal Bureau of Investigation admitted it had failed to investigate Cruz, even after someone close to him called the agency's tip line in January to warn them "about Cruz's gun ownership, desire to kill people, erratic behavior, and disturbing social media posts, as well as the ... Read More »

Can Virat Kohli break Vivian Richard 42-years old record?


He crossed 900 points and became the first Indian to achieve this feat. Kohli now has 909 points, well ahead of de Villiers who has 844. He scored 558 runs from 6 matches at 186 and strike rate of 99.46. Seamer Bumrah's eight wickets have lifted him two places to the joint-first position. His 51 runs in two innings in the series has also helped him break into the top-five in the list of all-rounders. Read More »

Those duped by Mehul Choksi say in court they are unwilling…


Mehul's counsel Sandeep Kapoor said that there was no agreement between us. He added that within two months of opening a new store, he realised that Gitanjali Gems was in "bad shape", and his store was closed in four months. Meanwhile, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Sunday sealed the bank's MCB Brady House branch in Mumbai as part of ongoing investigation. Read More »

Bangladesh: Myanmar says its ready to take back Rohingya


He did not explain how the names had been chosen. Almost 700,000 Rohingya have fled Myanmar's Rakhine state and crossed into Bangladesh since last August, when attacks on security posts by insurgents triggered a military crackdown that the United Nations has said amounts to ethnic cleansing, with reports of arson attacks, murder and rape. Read More »

Boko Haram Attacks Girls' School in Yobe


Around 200 to 300 Boko Haram fighters are in operation, according to a commander who defected just after the attack. Despite declaration by the Nigerian Army , that Boko Haram has been defeated, suspected members of the dreaded group, have ambushed Dapchi community in Bursari Local Government Area of Yobe State , North-east Nigeria. Read More »

Woman removed from Emirates flight after suffering period pain


Evans says she and Moran were forced to disembark even though she rated her pain a one on a scale of one to 10. The 26-year-old added that the airline didn't offer Evans medical treatment. A British woman and her boyfriend were reportedly booted off a Dubai-bound Emirates flight after she complained of period pains. "The captain made the decision to request medical support and offload Ms Evans so she could access medical assistance", an airline official said. Read More »

Herbal drug Kratom linked to multi-state salmonella outbreak — CDC


In the United States , kratom products are sold as powders, pills, capsules and even energy drinks. So far, no one has died from this latest outbreak, but 11 people have been hospitalized. On February 6 , the FDA classified kratom, a botanical substance widely used as a painkiller, despite agency approval, as an opioid. Hemby has found that kratom's principal chemicals do bond to opioid receptors and cause opioid-like effects such as pain relief and a euphoric rush from a release of the ... Read More »

Winter Olympics 2018: Robert Johansson leads Norway to ski jumping team title

The Norwegians sensed their time had come and Andreas Stjernen added 139.8 points with their next jump to put even more daylight between them and the chasing pair. Canada then equalised in the final seconds and won in over-time. There were anxious moments at the conclusion of a typically wild and woolly relay as officials reviewed a race filled with crashes and near wipeouts before disqualifying Canada and China to elevate Italy to the silver medal. Read More »

Carbs, fats, genes? Weight loss is finicky, new study shows


At the end of the year, people on the low-fat diet lost an average of nearly 12 pounds, compared with about 13 pounds for the low-carb diet. But researchers were unable to find any link between dietary approach and superior weight loss. They were also urged to consume healthy low-fat and low-carb diets, as opposed to bacon, which is low in carbs, or soda, which is low in fat. "There is consistent evidence that calorie restriction benefits weight loss", Qi, who wasn't involved in the study, ... Read More »

This surprising habit could be the key to longer life


Kawas and her team have been conducting the study since 2003 in order to understand more about longevity , quality of life in the elderly, and neurological disorders like dementia . The study also found that over 40% of people aged 90 and older suffer from dementia while nearly 80% are disabled. However, the latest advice from the UK's Chief Medical Officer states that men and women should consume no more than 14 units a week - equivalent to six pints of beer or seven glasses of wine - and ... Read More »

Students Use Presidents Day To Push For Stricter Gun Laws


While their headed to Tallahassee, other students from West Boca Raton High School staged a walkout and began a 10 mile trek to the Stoneman Douglas campus. Watching the horrendous footage of the aftermath of the latest school shooting in the USA, I wondered whether whoever sold 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz the military-style assault weapon he used to kill 17 of his former classmates and teachers had said the same thing to him as he walked out of the store. Read More »

Researchers hope sheep-human hybrids could be used for organ transplants


In order to achieve that, researchers chose to engineer the first interspecies of sheep-human chimera . "Of course, the ultimate goal of chimeric research is to learn whether we can use stem-cell and gene-editing technologies to generate genetically-matched human tissues and organs, and we are very optimistic that continued work will lead to eventual success", said Salk Professor Juan Carlos Izpisua Belmonte previous year. Read More »

Cleaning Sprays May Cause Long-Term Lung Damage


The researchers say that in many cases, cleaning chemicals are unnecessary and that microfiber cloths and water are enough for most purposes. The study did not find any harmful effects comparable to those seen in women in the men they studied. Read More »

West Brom footballers apologise for Barcelona fiasco


The Daily Mail have reported that Arsene Wenger are aiming to sign the West Brom player within the region of £25m to help with their defensive issues. The players' statements will be examined by an investigating judge, who will decide how the case will proceed. It's what is likely to disappoint Pardew and owner Guochuan Lai the most that senior players such as Evans and Barry were involved. Read More »

Measles Cases Are Skyrocketing in Europe as More Parents Shun Vaccines


Parents in the mid-west region have been urged by the HSE to vaccinate their children against measles after an outbreak of the contagious infection in Limerick . Measles cases jumped by 400% in Europe in 2017, the World Health Organization (WHO) has said. In Ireland, the first dose is given at 12 months by Global Positioning System and the second dose is given to Junior Infants in school by HSE vaccination teams or by Global Positioning System in Donegal, Sligo and Leitrim. Read More »

Pet food recalled due to presence of euthanasia drug


Smucker Company. Animals that eat pet food containing pentobarbital can experience salivating, drowsiness, dizziness, but in serious cases animals can get very lethargic, struggle to wake up or even die. The drug has been used for both human and animal euthanasia as well as part of the mixture used for the death penalty in some USA states. The news follows a recall notice the FDA issued last week following salmonella findings in ground turkey pet food made by the company Raws for Paws. Read More »

Trump Backs Improved Gun Background Check Efforts

What checks are now in place? The bill wouldn't strengthen background checks, but it could have prevented Devin Kelley, the gunman in the Texas shooting, from being able to purchase a gun because he had been court-martialed for assaulting his wife and for assault on their child while serving in the Air Force and then received a "bad conduct" discharge in 2014. Read More »

Arkansas police investigate deaths of newborns found in suitcase


Authorities have not released any other information but Local 24 has learned autopsies will be performed at the state crime lab over the weekend. It is also not clear if the babies died before or after they were kept in the suitcase. Collins tells me he heard a rabbit hunter found the suitcase. "Nothing like that ever happens around here, and I don't know who would ever want to do something like that". Read More »

First flu-related death of a child reported in Harris County


That's the highest number of flu hospitalizations reported this season. Brunader said it is common around this time of year for the health center to be overbooked with appointments and that they are working to address the overflow issues through possible expansions, like an "acute care" center that can address health center overflow. Read More »

Google Scientists Create Algorithm For Heart Attack Risk Based On Retinal Scans


In this case, Google's Verily is using eye scans to accurately predict an individual's age, blood pressure, and whether or not they smoke. Through the use of machine learning and AI , scientists at Google along with its subsidiary Verily, which specialises in health-tech, have devised a new way to assess the risk of heart disease in patients. Read More »

Researchers Have Developed a Potential Blood Test for Autism


The researchers explain they found a link between ASD and damage to proteins in blood plasma by oxidation and glycation; processes where reactive oxygen species (ROS) and sugar molecules spontaneously modify proteins. "With further testing we may reveal specific plasma and urinary profiles or "fingerprints" of compounds with damaging modifications", said Rabbani. The outcome was a diagnostic test better than any method now available, according to the researchers. Read More »

FDA approves drug to treat prostate cancer


Roughly 10 to 20 percent of prostate cancer cases are castration-resistant. FASCO, Professor of Medicine, and Chief of the Division of Hematology and Oncology at the University of California, San Francisco, and lead SPARTAN study investigator. Read More »