Medical


E-cigarettes more likely to get people started on smoking E-cigarettes more likely to get people started on smoking
- March 21, 2018

Meanwhile, Dr. Len Horovitz, a pulmonologist from Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, cautioned the public on the use of flavored e-cigarettes or vape . "No child should use any tobacco products, including e-cigarette". A 2009 federal law banned the sale of most flavored cigarettes. Fardellone works at the Center for Tobacco Control in Northwell Health. (more...)
Bertrand out of England friendlies with back injury Bertrand out of England friendlies with back injury
- March 21, 2018

He's been there and done it. Bertrand offered an honest response to his former manager's sacking, calling it a "shared responsibility" from the manager to the players, although he admitted that "when push comes to shove unfortunately it's the manager that gets the bad end of it". (more...)
ISIS militants seize district in Syrian capital, 36 pro-government fighters killed ISIS militants seize district in Syrian capital, 36 pro-government fighters killed
- March 21, 2018

The OPCW Fact-Finding Mission in Syria is looking into the alleged incidents, some of which are attributed to the Syrian government and some others are attributed to armed opposition groups, he told reporters. "I don't commit to specific timeframes because the matter is linked to the militants accepting departure or settling their situation (with the authorities) and the army entering the area", Haidar said. (more...)
Patients Regain Sight From Stem Cell Transplant Patients Regain Sight From Stem Cell Transplant
- March 20, 2018

Now using a new technique , doctors have managed to create a new RPE using stem cells and implant it in a patch in an operation which takes up to two hours. Wet AMD is generally caused by abnormal blood vessels that leak fluid or blood into the region of the macula in the center of the retina and nearly always begins as dry AMD. (more...)
More kids draw scientists as women than ever before More kids draw scientists as women than ever before
- March 20, 2018

That's a major shift since the 1960s and 1970s, when fewer than 1 in 100 kids would depict a female scientist, a new study finds. To investigate how children's drawings have changed, a team of psychology researchers combined and analysed the results of 78 "draw-a-scientist" studies that examined doodles made between 1966 and 2016 (see "Sketching scientists"). (more...)
Nigeria failed to protect abducted schoolgirls, human rights group says Nigeria failed to protect abducted schoolgirls, human rights group says
- March 20, 2018

He explained that when he was asked to give a timeline for the girls' rescue, he emphasized that government had intensified efforts and deployed considerable manpower sufficient enough to raise hopes but being a purely operational matter, it would be absolutely unfeasible and impracticable to give a specific timeline for the eventual freedom of the abducted girls. (more...)
Lenovo S5 launched in China with dual rear camera, Android Oreo Lenovo S5 launched in China with dual rear camera, Android Oreo
- March 20, 2018

The Lenovo S5 has been in the rumour mills for quite some time, and today, the device was finally made official by the company. It is equipped with a 5.7-inch display with HD 720p resolution. The Levono S5 is fueled by a 3000mAh battery. Shipping for the Lenovo K5 will start from April 10, while the K5 Play will be available starting April 17. (more...)
London calling for Red Sox London calling for Red Sox
- March 20, 2018

Unnamed sources cited by the report suggested the two-game series will be played at the London Stadium, the same venue that hosted the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2012 Olympic Games. The league has previously put regular-season games in Japan, Australia and Mexico. The report also notes the Red Sox will have the option of playing both games as the home team and that the players will receive an additional $60,000 in compensation under the CBA. (more...)
Are essential oils safe to use for large breasts? Are essential oils safe to use for large breasts?
- March 20, 2018

Tyler Ramsey said in a statement . Ramsey believes as many as 65 other oils could contain the chemicals, which requires further investigation. Ramsey said these changes were consistent with endogenous, or bodily, hormonal conditions that stimulate gynecomastia in prepubescent boys. (more...)
Ex-French leader Sarkozy detained over poll funding allegations Ex-French leader Sarkozy detained over poll funding allegations
- March 20, 2018

He is said to have accepted €50m from Muammar Gaddafi's regime, claims which have been repeated by the late Libyan dictator's son and French businessman Ziad Takieddine. Judges Serge Tournaire and Aude Buresi had been working on the case involving the ex-president since April 2013 to determine if the 2007 presidential campaign of Sarkozy was the subject of illegal funding from Libya. (more...)
COD, March 19, 2018: To honor the victims, address core issues COD, March 19, 2018: To honor the victims, address core issues
- March 20, 2018

In Santa Fe, the adults will be right there with them. The total number of gun-rights and gun-control bills identified by AP statehouse reporters is roughly equal - about 300 in each category. "I have children and grandchildren here and I just want to protect them", she said. Democratic lawmakers who control the IL legislature acted swiftly after the Parkland assault to approve a long-debated bill requiring state licensing for firearms dealers, a measure meant to increase oversight and ... (more...)
Luke Shaw to consider Manchester United future in the summer Luke Shaw to consider Manchester United future in the summer
- March 19, 2018

But Matic calmed the nerves around Old Trafford seven minutes from time when he stole in to nod Ashley Young's teasing free kick into the net. Mourinho dazzled when he first set foot inside Stamford Bridge in 2004 - famously saying: "I'm European champion and I think I'm a special one" after guiding Porto to a remarkable Champions League triumph just weeks earlier. (more...)
New Research says Male contraceptive Pill to be safe New Research says Male contraceptive Pill to be safe
- March 19, 2018

And participants' testosterone levels dropped significantly along with two hormones essential for sperm production , the USA study team noted. "DMAU is a major step forward in the development of a once-daily "male pill", Dr Page said. (more...)
CL: Ksfa Mobilise Over 20.000 Fans To Support Plateau United CL: Ksfa Mobilise Over 20.000 Fans To Support Plateau United
- March 19, 2018

Plateau and MFM will now battle to reach the group stage of the CAF Confederation Cup. The country's other representatives in the competition MFM of Lagos crashed out of the competition on Saturday after losing 6-0 to Algerian side MC Alger in Algiers. (more...)
L'Oreal has bought Modiface, a major AR beauty company L'Oreal has bought Modiface, a major AR beauty company
- March 19, 2018

ModiFace's augmented reality technology has been widely adopted by cosmetics makers since the company was founded in 2006 and helps power the mobile apps of LVMH's Sephora and Estee Lauder . For his part, ModiFace founder and CEO Parham Aarabi called the acquisition "an incredible opportunity to innovate on beauty augmented reality and artifical intelligence (AI) at an unprecedented scale, the results of which will shape the beauty industry for the decades to come". (more...)
Turkish troops seize Syrian town center from Kurdish fighters Turkish troops seize Syrian town center from Kurdish fighters
- March 19, 2018

Mohammad al-Hamadeen said the fighters entered Afrin shortly before dawn, from the north, east and west of the town, and had not encountered any resistance. "The population is up in arms against them [militants] and now they have no other option but to surrender", the source added. Civilians have been making their way out towards army positions on foot, hauling their belongings with them. (more...)
30000 civilians evacuate Syria's Eastern Ghouta: Report Agencies 30000 civilians evacuate Syria's Eastern Ghouta: Report Agencies
- March 19, 2018

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) says it has finalized plans to assist as many as 50,000 people fleeing the opposition district of eastern Ghouta , which the Syrian government has been fighting to recapture since last month. (more...)
United Kingdom asks OPCW to test nerve agent United Kingdom asks OPCW to test nerve agent
- March 19, 2018

Russian Federation flatly denies any involvement. He said: "The trail of responsibility leads inexorably to the Kremlin". "Their response has been a mix of smug sarcasm and denial and obfuscation", he said. On Sunday morning, Russia's ambassador to the European Union, Vladimir Chizhov, suggested to a BBC reporter that Britain must have had samples of Novichok at its chemical weapons laboratory, Porton Down, near the site of the attack. (more...)
Orlando Tercero charged in Binghamton student's murder, DA reveals cause of death Orlando Tercero charged in Binghamton student's murder, DA reveals cause of death
- March 19, 2018

The DA said this charge will initiate the process to have Tercero extradited. "When Haley's friends found her unresponsive in the apartment they dialed 911", Cornwell said. from the US", Díaz said. According to Cornwell, several of Anderson's roommates found her body on Friday at 23 Oak St., a student residence on Binghamton's West Side, after becoming concerned about her welfare. (more...)
Florida State Seminoles comeback and oust top-seeded Xavier Florida State Seminoles comeback and oust top-seeded Xavier
- March 19, 2018

P.J. Savoy's 3-pointer on a fast break with 1:12 to play gave the Seminoles (22-11) their first lead since late in the first half and put them ahead for good. The second one tied the score at 68 until Xavier star Trevon Bluiett ran a fast break, drew a blocking foul and made two free throws with 1:39 left. (more...)
Ola, Uber drivers kick off indefinite strike; all you need to know Ola, Uber drivers kick off indefinite strike; all you need to know
- March 19, 2018

Sanjay Naik of Maharashtra Navnirman Vahatuk Sena, the transport wing of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS), claimed, "We have got support from various unions of Ola and Uber across the country and in Mumbai alone, the effect will be that around 60,000 cabs will be off the road". (more...)
Polio Vaccination Team Members Killed in Pakistan Polio Vaccination Team Members Killed in Pakistan
- March 19, 2018

Two polio workers managed to escape the attack and reached Ghalanai, the headquarter of Mohmand Agency, and informed about the incident, the officials said. Mohmand Agency, a district in Pakistan's Federally Administered Tribal Areas, borders Afghanistan in the country's mountainous northwest region. The attack had also claimed lives of two polio workers in the area. (more...)
Kentucky ranks high among states with binge drinkers Kentucky ranks high among states with binge drinkers
- March 19, 2018

Researchers found that about 1 in 6 USA adults reported binge drinking an average of about once a week, consuming an average of seven drinks per binge. In a statement, CDC lead researcher Dr. Robert Brewer said that the trend is a disturbing one, as it offers further proof that binge drinkers in the US might be putting themselves and other people at risk with their practice. (more...)
Two Children, Parents Found Dead Inside Parked Van In Garden Grove Two Children, Parents Found Dead Inside Parked Van In Garden Grove
- March 18, 2018

A woman had walked past a white Honda Odyssey van and noticed a foul smell coming from it, according to the Garden Grove Police Department. The grim discovery was made about 8:45 p.m. It appeared the victims had been in the vehicle for a day or two based on the condition of the bodies, Whitney said. Relatives confirmed the identities of the family and said they were homeless. (more...)
Russia, ever more isolated, set to re-elect Putin for fourth term Russia, ever more isolated, set to re-elect Putin for fourth term
- March 18, 2018

Russian Federation has complained that Britain has failed to provide any evidence of its involvement in the Salisbury attack and has said it is shocked and bemused by the allegations. The country's Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced it had ordered 23 diplomats to leave within a week, moments after Britain's ambassador to Russia Laurie Bristow left the ministry in Moscow . (more...)
AIIMS Doctors Enroute To Agra Killed In Accident On Yamuna Expressway AIIMS Doctors Enroute To Agra Killed In Accident On Yamuna Expressway
- March 18, 2018

The speeding SUV rammed the canter and partially entered into it, he said, adding three of them succumbed to injuries on the accident spot, while four injured doctors were rushed to a nearby private hospital for first aid. He said it wasn't clear who the SUV belonged to. The SP said immediate help was provided as the information reached the police through dial 100. The driver was also injured and admitted to AIIMS. (more...)
Russian Envoy: UK Authorities 'Score' Political Points Over Skripal Incident Russian Envoy: UK Authorities 'Score' Political Points Over Skripal Incident
- March 18, 2018

In a retaliatory move, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Saturday that it is expelling the British diplomats within a week, and is also closing the British consulate in Russia's second largest city St. The Russian government has denied any involvement in the attack. The tensions threaten to overshadow Putin's expected re-election Sunday for another six-year presidential term. (more...)
Russian Federation expels 23 British diplomats after spy poisoning Russian Federation expels 23 British diplomats after spy poisoning
- March 17, 2018

The Foreign Ministry said it would also order an end to all activities of the British Council, Britain's global organization for cultural relations and educational opportunities, and warned London that "if any further unfriendly actions are taken against Russia , the Russian side reserves the right to take other retaliatory measures". (more...)
FDA moves to reduce level of nicotine in cigarettes FDA moves to reduce level of nicotine in cigarettes
- March 17, 2018

Key to FDA's proposal: Nicotine is highly addictive, but not deadly. Tobacco use is the single largest preventable cause of death and disease in the country. Jenna Otterholt from the Central Wisconsin Tobacco Free Coalition says,"Currently, cigarettes contain one to two milligrams of nicotine". More than 6.25 lakh children in India smoke cigarette every day, a sign of serious public health threat, a global study claimed. (more...)
Plastic Particles Found In Bottled Water, Study Finds Plastic Particles Found In Bottled Water, Study Finds
- March 17, 2018

The study said that one Bisleri sample from Chennai showed over 5,000 microplastic particles per litre. The brands tested included Aqua (Danone), Aquafina (PepsiCo), Bisleri (Bisleri International), Dasani (Coca-Cola), Epura (PepsiCo), Evian (Danone), Gerolsteiner (Gerolsteiner Brunnen), Minalba (Grupo Edson Queiroz), Nestlé Pure Life (Nestlé), San Pellegrino (Nestlé) and Wahaha (Hangzhou Wahaha Group). (more...)