Thursday August 16-th, 2018

President Buhari Arrives Yobe State President Buhari Arrives Yobe State

The kidnapping is one of the largest since the jihadist group abducted more than 270 schoolgirls from the northeastern town of Chibok in 2014. Some parents were in tears as they begged Buhari to ensure the swift return of their daughters.

Officials confirm 1st measles case in MI in 2018 Officials confirm 1st measles case in MI in 2018

Symptoms of measles can include high fever, cough, runny nose, sensitivity to light, and a rash. Back in January, another worldwide traveler with a confirmed case of measles arrived at Newark airport. The person was contagious at the time. If you...

Smoking Harms Hearing, According To A New Japanese Study Smoking Harms Hearing, According To A New Japanese Study

Another study published earlier this month revealed that teens who used e-cigarettes were exposed to the same cancer-causing chemicals found in tobacco even when they didn't use nicotine fluid. There are now about 250,000 e-cigarette users in the...

House votes down right-to-try bill House votes down right-to-try bill

The FDA's expanded-access program , which receives about 1,000 requests a year for experimental drugs, already approves 99 percent of the appeals. The measure strikes a balance between safety and providing "hopeful news for patients desperately se...

YouTube To Use 'Information Cues' To Combat Fake News YouTube To Use 'Information Cues' To Combat Fake News

The new features, which will be rolled out in the coming months, are part of a range of new initiatives that YouTube is considering to eradicate misinformation from the platform. YouTube is home to thousands of conspiracy videos covering a slew of...

Rockland ranks healthiest county in state, Sullivan remains next to worst Rockland ranks healthiest county in state, Sullivan remains next to worst

The ranking lists factors including poverty, crime, access to health care and healthy food. The crescent stretching across Brown, Nicollet, Le Sueur and Waseca counties, meanwhile, shared similar measures in health outcomes - all among the top 22 r...

Nepal Parliament Re-Elect Bidhya Bhandari As President Nepal Parliament Re-Elect Bidhya Bhandari As President

More than 330 lawmakers from the Federal Parliament and 550 lawmakers from the Provincial Council are eligible to vote. Provincial Assembly member Rajib Gurung aka Deepak Manage, who is on the run after he was convicted in an attempted murder case, w...

Doctors stunned to find massive 'air pocket' where man's brain should be Doctors stunned to find massive 'air pocket' where man's brain should be

Finlay Brown, a physician who was working in the emergency department at Causeway Hospital in Coleraine, Northern Ireland, where the patient's examination was conducted, recalled reviewing the brain-imaging scans with accompanying staff. The report s...

Doctors take high blood pressure message to black barbershops Doctors take high blood pressure message to black barbershops

Victor, the study's lead author, told ScienceDaily.com . Only 12 percent of men in the other group, which received just advice, lowered their blood pressure to the same level. Left untreated, high blood pressure can damage blood vessels throughout t...

Chinese Takeaway Contained as Much Salt as 5 Big Macs Chinese Takeaway Contained as Much Salt as 5 Big Macs

Many meals burned through a majority if not all of the daily recommended salt limit. According to a report by Action on Salt, beef with black bean sauce has over 6g of salt per serving, which is the equivalent to an adult's total daily recommended ...

Missing employee received early promotion — CDC Missing employee received early promotion — CDC

The CDC said reports of the job snub were incorrect. "In fact", the CDC statement continued, "he received an early promotion/exceptional proficiency promotion to Commander effective July 1, 2017, in recognition of his exemplary performance".

Over 400000 USA deaths per year caused by lead exposure Over 400000 USA deaths per year caused by lead exposure

But efforts to reduce environmental lead exposure is still vital, he said. A recent study tells about the health hazards of lead exposure for the people's health. "Our study calls into question the assumption that specific toxicants, like lead, h...

Delhi sealing drive: BJP hits back at Arvind Kejriwal, Ajay Maken Delhi sealing drive: BJP hits back at Arvind Kejriwal, Ajay Maken

Sisodia said in the days to come, the sealing drive was likely to intensify and also reach the rural areas. The all-party meeting ended up being an AAP and Congress meeting, with the BJP boycotting. After the meeting, Maken said the discussion wa...

PM Narendra Modi says India aims to eradicate Tuberculosis by 2025 PM Narendra Modi says India aims to eradicate Tuberculosis by 2025

Citing the examples of Mission Indradhanush and Swachh Bharat , the Prime Minister said that immunization and sanitation coverage has increased drastically in the last four years, therefore a right approach is needed to achieve the targets.

Kevin Feige says Captain Marvel will be like a '90s action flick Kevin Feige says Captain Marvel will be like a '90s action flick

With the film being set in the '90s, it's possible that we see how Nick Fury sustains the injury that causes him to use an eyepatch, as we've seen the extent of the damage previously in Captain America: The Winter Soldier . Stark, you've become pa...

Banned Rabada returns to top of ICC rankings Banned Rabada returns to top of ICC rankings

With the three demerit points, he has now accumulated eight demerit points within a two year period which results to a two match suspension. Rabada's fate could dominate the news agenda in the lead-up to the third Test - which gets underway next ...

Cholesterol drug lowers risk of death, heart attack Cholesterol drug lowers risk of death, heart attack

Alongside the data the companies announced plans to boost the affordability and accessibility of Praluent for patients most in need, by offering a reduced net price to USA payers that agree to reduce "burdensome access barriers" for high-risk patient...

Mehbooba Mufti drops Haseeb Drabu from cabinet Mehbooba Mufti drops Haseeb Drabu from cabinet

Sources said that after a meeting between Mehbooba and senior PDP leaders , a letter was sent to J&K Governor N N Vohra, informing him about the removal of Drabu on grounds of violation of party norms. A person aware of development said that a for...

Bourdais snatches IndyCar victory on streets of St. Pete Bourdais snatches IndyCar victory on streets of St. Pete

Wickens was a star in touring cars in Germany but defected to IndyCar this year at the coaxing of good friend James Hinchcliffe . Although he was one of seven rookies in the 24-car field Sunday, he is 28 and a proven victor. " I thought I gave him e...

Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli's Kissing picture is going viral Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli's Kissing picture is going viral

The subtly captured romantic moment is yet another couple goals. Virat had in an old interview revealed what he liked the most about Anushka. Bollywood beauty Anushka Sharma and her husband Virat Kohli never miss a chance to show their love for...

Venus Williams moves into third round at BNP Paribas Open Venus Williams moves into third round at BNP Paribas Open

They met for the first time in the second round of the 1998 Australian Open which Venus won 7-6 (7/4), 6-1. The sisters were due to play each other in the semi-finals of the 2001 edition of the tournament, however, Venus pulled out with injury ju...

Vikings have 'reached out' to Drew Brees' agent Vikings have 'reached out' to Drew Brees' agent

He called Brees "the single greatest motivation for me as a player" while talking about his tireless work ethic. That means teams can reach out to Brees' agent - but not the player directly - to negotiate a contract. Many would argue the Vikings ente...

2nd lawsuit filed over lost embryos at hospital 2nd lawsuit filed over lost embryos at hospital

Lawyers for Amber and Elliott Ash, of the Cleveland suburb of Bay Village, and an unidentified Pennsylvania couple have sued University Hospitals after its fertility clinic in suburban Cleveland discovered a storage tank malfunction March 4 and said ...

Trial court sends Karti Chidambaram to Tihar Jail for 12 Days Trial court sends Karti Chidambaram to Tihar Jail for 12 Days

So, he should be treated as other inmates in the Tihar jail as per prescribed manuals. P. Chidambaram was present in the court when the judge announced his order. Jail authorities should ensure proper security and safety as per rules, he said. Fierce...

Health Authorities Investigate Dentists Dying Of Lung Disease Health Authorities Investigate Dentists Dying Of Lung Disease

The disease is often fatal: Of the nine cases, seven have died, the report said. Approximately 75 percent of the known IPF patients are male, and nearly all are older than 50 at the time of diagnosis. The CDC reported that idiopathic pulmonary fibros...

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