Medicine

Nigeria bombing kills 30, injures 80 in Borno state

Nigeria bombing kills 30, injures 80 in Borno state According to the security official, the attack was carried out by three suicide bombers, two female and a male, who took turns to detonate the Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) strapped to their bodies. In its most lethal attack ever, Boko Haram claimed responsibility for the killing of at least 186 people in Kano on January 20, in coordinated bombings and shootings. [Full Article...]

City Medical Examiner identifies another 9/11 victim

City Medical Examiner identifies another 9/11 victim The victim will not be publicly identified at the family's request, the New York City medical examiner's office said on Monday. The last positive ID came two years ago in March of 2015. . In some cases, scientists have re-examined the same bone fragment 10 or more times - hopeful that advancements in technology will provide answers. [Full Article...]

'Consider e-cigarettes in tobacco control plans', study recommends

'Consider e-cigarettes in tobacco control plans', study recommends The team also found that the U.S. population-wide smoking cessation rate increased significantly in the study period compared with previous years, with a 5.6% cessation rate in 2014-15 compared with 4.5% in 2010-11, corresponding to 350,000 additional smokers who quit. [Full Article...]

Scientists edit human embryos for first time in US

Scientists edit human embryos for first time in US The team of researchers, led by Shoukhrat Mitalipov of Oregon Health and Science University, created the embryos using sperm donated by men with inherited mutations that cause a disease. "It is proof of principle that it can work ", an anonymous scientist familiar with the project told MIT . "They significantly reduced mosaicism ", explained one researcher, who chose to remain anonymous. [Full Article...]

Baby Charlie Gard's doctors receive death threats

Baby Charlie Gard's doctors receive death threats His parents are fighting to get him more medical care but Great Ormond Street Hospital officials say the experimental treatment won't work and will just cause the 11-month-old more suffering. Staff have received abuse in the street as well as via online messages. Many of these messages are menacing, including death threats. Charlie's parents have, however, received support from Pope Francis,... [Full Article...]

Minneapolis Police Chief Doesn't Back Officer Who Shot Australian Woman

Minneapolis Police Chief Doesn't Back Officer Who Shot Australian Woman Justine (Ruszczyk) Damond was unarmed and wearing pyjamas when she was shot by Officer Mohamed Noor from his police squad auto, who had responded to Damond's 911 call about a suspected sexual assault in the alleyway behind her Minneapolis home. [Full Article...]

HIV Drug Resistance Could Undermine AIDS Fight

HIV Drug Resistance Could Undermine AIDS Fight The statement noted a 52 per cent drop in AIDS-related deaths in the region over the past decade due to HIV treatment coverage. The latest progress report from UNAIDS shows significant strides towards achieving the 90-90-90 targets, with 70% of people living with HIV now aware of their HIV status. [Full Article...]

A Gigantic Iceberg Has Broken Away From Antarctica

A Gigantic Iceberg Has Broken Away From Antarctica The researchers' team from the Swansea University-led Midas project note that an iceberg got its personal name - A68, the huge mass of ice broke away at some time between Monday and Wednesday. The broadcaster added that if Larsen C continues to shatter, it would allow glaciers to flow into the ocean, which would raise sea levels. A huge chunk of iceberg that was ever recorded had just... [Full Article...]

Derrius Guice is LSU's spearhead for 2017

Derrius Guice is LSU's spearhead for 2017 His opening statement's final word count was 2,629. Orgeron ended with a deep breath and a big grin. "OK, any questions?" he deadpanned. He helped put together a national championship-winning defense at Southern Cal when Ole Miss offered Orgeron a head coaching job in 2005. [Full Article...]

Soldier, wife killed in Pak shelling in Poonch

Soldier, wife killed in Pak shelling in Poonch In Jammu and Kashmir , husband and wife were killed while their three children were injured in Pakistani shelling in Poonch district today. Pakistan accused India of violating the ceasefire along the LoC, leading to the death of two civilians. [Full Article...]

Jammu & Kashmir assembly likely to pass GST Bill by July 6

Jammu & Kashmir assembly likely to pass GST Bill by July 6 Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had said the Narendra Modi-led government will stick to its plans to roll out the Good and Services Tax on July 1 despite requests for a deferment from several quarters. Attacking Congress for not taking any reform agenda seriously during their regime, Jaitley said that since 2004 to 2014 no major reforms were initiated. [Full Article...]

Slight chance for severe weather later Thursday

Slight chance for severe weather later Thursday The first round of storms will arrive early Friday morning, first in NWAR, then in the River Valley. With strong southwest winds bringing/maintaining increasingly warm moist unstable air overhead and a slow-moving low pressure and associated cold front to our west, timing of the severe storms will most likely coincide with the peak-heating portion of the afternoon into the evening hours each day... [Full Article...]

London Police Arrest Another Attack Suspect

Eight people died and 48 were injured in the attacks , including four unarmed policemen who had attempted to tackle the terrorists to the floor. Police said the arrests are not linked to the London Bridge terror attack . Police said they had to prioritize resources on suspects who were believed to be preparing an attack or providing active support for one. Police early Wednesday arrested... [Full Article...]

Leaked NSA report highlights deep flaws in US elections

Only one county in IL used this software, according to WGN . The firm that the report said was hacked says its voter registration software was used by local election offices in eight states. In the days leading up to the 2016 election, several Florida elections offices received phishing emails that were part of a Russian cyberattack, according to a report by the National Security Agency . [Full Article...]

Spicer: Trump's Tweets Are, 'Statements By The President Of The United States'

Spicer: Trump's Tweets Are, 'Statements By The President Of The United States' [Full Article...]

MTV will livestream Sunday's Manchester benefit concert

Some of the planet's biggest and best pop stars are heading to Manchester for a benefit concert which is expected to raise at least £2m for the victims of the Manchester Arena terror attack and the families who were affected. The Manchester Arena attack left Jaden with shrapnel wounds and fractures to her legs. Speaking about meeting the star Mills said: 'It was so good. [Full Article...]

Osinbajo Excitement as Acting President visits Calabar

Osinbajo Excitement as Acting President visits Calabar Meanwhile, the acting president has performed the ground breaking ceremony of Ayade Industrial Park as well as unveiling the Calabar Rice Factory and the Garment Factory, which he described as a bold attempt by the Governor, Prof. Osinbajo, while in the state is expected to commission some projects embarked upon by Ayade. Osinbajo pledged the support of the Federal Government to the construction... [Full Article...]

Chemist shops to remain closed today in nationwide strike against 'stringent' regulations

Chemist shops to remain closed today in nationwide strike against 'stringent' regulations Prakash and Treasurer U.S. Harish-led 20-member team presented a signed memorandum following a signature campaign, to the Deputy Commissioner. They have three reasons for this-to oppose online pharmacies, to speak up against the e-portal as mandated by the government , and to have their views on the Central drug act amendment, where the government has mandated the presence of pharmacies in all st... [Full Article...]

Mets say Matz, Lugo will each make another rehab start

Mets say Matz, Lugo will each make another rehab start Lucie on Friday. LHP Stephen Matz threw five flawless innings in his rehab start with Triple-A Las Vegas Sunday. Both pitchers will throw another rehab game before joining Terry Collins' rotation at some point during the following week, considering that both threw on Sunday at Triple-A Las Vegas and Double-A Binghamton, respectively. [Full Article...]

Trudeau seeks papal apology over Canada school abuse

Trudeau seeks papal apology over Canada school abuse Over a breakfast with journalists on Monday, Archbishop Richard Smith said he has advised the pope to consider Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's request for the Vatican to issue a formal apology to Canada's Indigenous peoples. This was one of the end-2015 recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada, which heard testimony from almost 7,000 alumni over six years. [Full Article...]


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