Medical


Vaping may trigger most cancers - but it surely's nonetheless safer than smoking Vaping may trigger most cancers - but it surely's nonetheless safer than smoking
- January 30, 2018

Are e-cigarettes helpful or harmful? The study was published January 29 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences . "Based on these results, I can not conclude that e-cig smoke is safer than tobacco smoke in terms of cancer susceptibility of smokers", study co-author Moon-shong Tang said, according to Technology Networks. (more...)
WhatApp's latest update sticks the messaging app into Apple's CarPlay WhatApp's latest update sticks the messaging app into Apple's CarPlay
- January 30, 2018

WhatsApp Messenger has eventually reached your in-vehicle connectivity system through the latest Apple's CarPlay integration. There are limitations to the WhatsApp CarPlay app in that there's no way to browse through a list of chat conversations. (more...)
Deputy Ombudsman axed over Duterte bank 'deals' Deputy Ombudsman axed over Duterte bank 'deals'
- January 30, 2018

The Ombudsman investigation into Duterte's wealth stemmed from a plunder complaint filed by Trillanes in May 2016 alleging that the President's bank transactions amounted to P2.4 billion in 2006 to 2015. The President hit Carandang for coming out with "fabricated" evidence just to turn the public against him. He insisted that the Office of the President has the authority to impose sanctions against deputies of the ombudsman. (more...)
Positives for both sides, South Africa grapple with pitch woes Positives for both sides, South Africa grapple with pitch woes
- January 30, 2018

In the upcoming ODI series, the position of teams, actually, will be exactly the opposite of how it was during the Test series. The pacemen complemented each other. But we do not want to look back and moan. After our win at the Wanderers we will go into the series against England with a lot of confidence. The hardship quotient made victory even sweeter.The series, of course, had been lost earlier, but pride had been redeemed. (more...)
HC Division Bench to hear AAP MLAs' disqualification HC Division Bench to hear AAP MLAs' disqualification
- January 29, 2018

The high court also continued its interim order which asked Election Commission to not issue any notification for Delhi bypolls on the 20 assembly seats in Delhi. The high court summoned the entire records pertaining to the proceedings leading to the recommendation of the EC for 20 MLAs' disqualification which received the President's assent on January 20. (more...)
Gronk at practice, no glove for Brady Gronk at practice, no glove for Brady
- January 29, 2018

That's good news for the Patriots , of course. All Super Bowls are neutral-site games - although the Minnesota Vikings almost changed that this season - and really the only advantage of a team being designated as the home side is choosing which uniform color to wear. (more...)
Rob Gronkowski not expected to participate in Super Bowl Opening Night Rob Gronkowski not expected to participate in Super Bowl Opening Night
- January 29, 2018

This could change if doctors clear him, though that's highly unlikely with the Patriots protecting him to play on Sunday. For those who doubt the accuracy, EA Sports has predicted 10 of the 14 Super Bowl winners since the company started simulating the game in 2004. (more...)
Suspect In Blaze Bernstein's Murder Reportedly Linked To Neo-Nazi Group Suspect In Blaze Bernstein's Murder Reportedly Linked To Neo-Nazi Group
- January 29, 2018

Investigators in California have said they are investigating whether the killing of Mr Bernstein, who was visiting his parents during a winter break from the University of Pennsylvania, was a hate crime. "Woodward joined the organization in early 2016 and later traveled to Texas to attend Atomwaffen meetings and a three-day training camp, which involved instruction in firearms, hand-to-hand combat, camping and survival skills", ProPublica reported . (more...)
VTech recalls infant rattles due to choking hazard — RECALL ALERT VTech recalls infant rattles due to choking hazard — RECALL ALERT
- January 29, 2018

In addition to the units recalled in the US, another 4,800 were sold in Canada. It measures 5 inches wide by 15.8 inches tall, and the model numbers are printed on the battery compartment door. CPSC not to use the product and return it for a full refund or replacement product. In a separate notice , the Consumer Product Safety Commission announced that VTech was also recalling its Lights & Lullabies travel mobiles because the clamp used to hold the mobiles to cribs can break, posing an ... (more...)
America first non significa America alone America first non significa America alone
- January 29, 2018

Francesco ha lanciato l'appello ai leader globali in una lettera al Forum economico mondiale di Davos , ringraziando l'organizzazione per l'invito ricevuto. La polizia cittadina aveva dato il suo consenso alla manifestazione ed era pronta ad ogni evenienza. "Il protezionismo" apparentemente tutela i singoli Paesi, ma alla lunga creerebbe enormi problemi economici" e finirebbe per "tagliare il ramo" su cui poggia la crescita. (more...)
Lady Gaga's heavenly Grammys 2018 performance
- January 29, 2018

Following Kendrick Lamar's powerful and politically charged opening, Gaga took to the stage to perform two ballads off her last album: " Joanne " and "A Million Reasons ". The pop star wore white rosebuds on her shoulder along with a Time's Up pin. Lady Gaga gave an emotional performance. Lady Gaga kept things very light and simple for her 2018 Grammys performance. (more...)
Hope Triple Talaq Bill to be a law soon: President
- January 29, 2018

In the winter session of the Parliament, the Muslim Women's (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill was passed in the Lok Sabha , but got stalled in the Rajya Sabha. Modi also said Parliamentary committees should do more to evaluate various provisions in the budget and come up with a roadmap. President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday pitched for simultaneous elections to the Lok Sabha and state assemblies, saying that frequent elections impede the speed of development as officials have to ... (more...)
Grammy Awards 2018: Lamar beats Jay-Z to win Best Rap album Grammy Awards 2018: Lamar beats Jay-Z to win Best Rap album
- January 29, 2018

The rapper, who earned seven nominations for this year's ceremony, recruited U2's Bono and The Edge for a bold, politically charged " XXX " collaboration, making a much-needed statement as he stood amidst a cadre of male dancers dressed in military attire and an American flag waving in the background. (more...)
Sandeep Lamichhane: First Nepalese player to bag an IPL contract Sandeep Lamichhane: First Nepalese player to bag an IPL contract
- January 29, 2018

He was, however, later included among the 578 players who eventually went under the hammer. In the IPL auction as well, the Afghani cricketers made the headlines as they saw franchises involving in the bidding war for them. He later travelled to Australia to train at Clarke's cricket academy in Sydney where he also represented his club Western Suburbs. He was bought by the Delhi Daredevils for INR 0.2 crores. (more...)
Shoe hurled at Baahubali actress Tamannaah Bhatia Shoe hurled at Baahubali actress Tamannaah Bhatia
- January 29, 2018

The attacker, identified as Sk Kareemullah from Musheerabad area, was immediately detained and interrogated by the police. A footwear was on Sunday allegedly hurled at " Baahubali " actress Tamannaah Bhatia at Himyathnagar by a 31-year-old man, during a function, police said. (more...)
Trump lashes out at Democrats on border safety, DACA Trump lashes out at Democrats on border safety, DACA
- January 29, 2018

Some indications suggested that the public agreed with Trump's narrative of events that Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer was selfishly prioritizing the interests of illegal immigrants over those of actual citizens and their military, which might have played a role in the Democrats' willingness to temporarily fund the government. (more...)
New York Attorney General to Investigate Firm That Sells Fake Followers New York Attorney General to Investigate Firm That Sells Fake Followers
- January 29, 2018

The New York attorney general, Eric T. Schneiderman, on Saturday opened an investigation into a company that sold millions of fake followers on social media platforms, some of them copying real users' personal information. Devumi isn't being investigated just because it sold 3.5 million fake social media followers. The more followers a person has, the more money companies are willing to pay for that person to endorse certain products. (more...)
Eze: Home Eagles Ready For Tough Angola Test Eze: Home Eagles Ready For Tough Angola Test
- January 29, 2018

With the seconds ticking away, Nigeria sent a free kick from inside their own half into the Angolan penalty box and Rabiu Ali's flicked header fell to Okpotu who this time put away the equaliser and sent his team-mates into wild celebrations. (more...)
Local Philadelphia Eagles Fans Flocking to the Super Bowl
- January 29, 2018

Also, the franchise as a whole will have spent two thirds of its Super Bowl time in games against the Pats, having lost the 2005 game to Brady's team. The Patriots may need no assistance but that hasn't stopped teams from helping them out like Jacksonville did last week with a delay penalty coming out of a timeout and a rushed punt that essentially gave Brady an extra timeout before halftime. (more...)
Cold morning in Delhi, minimum temperature below average Cold morning in Delhi, minimum temperature below average
- January 28, 2018

Delhiites today witnessed dense fog in the morning with minimum temperature recorded at 8.2 degree Celsius. Meanwhile, the Air Quality of Delhi also stays at "Very Poor" in most parts of the city. The humidity was recorded at 100 per cent at 8.30 am. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said the visibility had plummeted to 100 metres on early Sunday morning. (more...)
President's Address to the Nation on the eve of Republic Day President's Address to the Nation on the eve of Republic Day
- January 28, 2018

However, the stalemate was short lived as Mandeep turned scorer this time, as he latched on to an assist by Nilakanta Sharma, to restore the lead for India. But they grabbed a 1-0 lead a minute before the half-time when clever work by Mandeep Singh set up Ramandeep to push the ball in. They made a good finish with Ramandeep Singh scoring the fourth goal beautifully worked out from the top of the circle ending the match with a 4-2 scoreline. (more...)
Federal flu surveillance team, more resources needed in New York, Schumer says Federal flu surveillance team, more resources needed in New York, Schumer says
- January 28, 2018

That far exceeds the 4,369 hospitalized at the same time a year ago, according to a January 21, 2017, report. Schumer says a CDC team could help the state "break its fever" by assisting the public health efforts already underway in the state. (more...)
Carson Wentz's jersey sales beat Tom Brady's Carson Wentz's jersey sales beat Tom Brady's
- January 28, 2018

According to Lee Bowen of The Philadelphia Inquirer , the 25-year-old has voiced much confidence that he will be able to get on the field in time for the season opener for the 2018 campaign. Before his season-ending injury, the Eagles' signal caller would complete 60.2 percent of his passes for just over 3,200 yards across 13 games. "They know me as a person and they know me as a player, and we just kept working". (more...)
Over 18000 children immunized with Pulse Polio in Kargil Over 18000 children immunized with Pulse Polio in Kargil
- January 28, 2018

A total of 43,051 booths will be set up for the objective at all primary health centres, government hospitals, integrated child development services (ICDS) centres, noon meal centres, schools and other important places. She added that women in her village were keen on immunising their children against polio after being approached by ASHA workers and other health volunteers. (more...)
Flu widespread across US for third straight week Flu widespread across US for third straight week
- January 28, 2018

The vast majority of current flu illness is from a particularly nasty strain of virus known as H3N2, which is associated with severe illness in young children and people 65 and older. According to the senator's office more than 5,200 New Yorkers have been hospitalized with the flu this season and the number of new cases went up by 54 percent last week. (more...)
Jayam Ravi signs Tamil remake of Baby? Jayam Ravi signs Tamil remake of Baby?
- January 28, 2018

If all goes well, the shoot of Baby remake will go on floors by the end of this year. He is now shooting for a new film " Adanga Maru " directed by debutante Karthick Thangavel and is also gearing up to star in his 25th film directed by brother Mohan Raja. (more...)
Second-hand plastic toys could harm your kid Second-hand plastic toys could harm your kid
- January 28, 2018

These included cars, trains, construction products, figures and puzzles, all of a size that could be chewed by young children. After analyzing the results, they found that 20 toys had traces of all nine elements, which can be chronically toxic if children are exposed to them at low levels. (more...)
Several killed in clashes in Yemen's southern city Aden Several killed in clashes in Yemen's southern city Aden
- January 28, 2018

Military units loyal to the government of President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi were deployed in most areas of Aden amid heightened tensions, the security sources said. Witnesses said there was heavy security deployment, and that schools, government service buildings and most shops remained closed. He also warned that separating south Yemen from the rest of the country would benefit Iran and the Houthis. (more...)
Hyderabad | Youth suffers cardiac arrest while playing cricket, dead Hyderabad | Youth suffers cardiac arrest while playing cricket, dead
- January 28, 2018

It has emerged that the player's name is Lloyd Anthony . On the fourth delivery, he suddenly slumped to the ground, with his face hitting the pitch. According to sources Loyd Anthony collapsed while bowling during a night match between two teams in Banjara Hills on late Friday night. (more...)
AFLAC Incorporated (AFL) Shares Bought by Robeco Institutional Asset Management BV
- January 28, 2018

National Oilwell Varco, Inc. Aflac Incorporated (NYSE: AFL ) has risen 7.68% since January 27, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 14.60% the S&P500. Want to see what other hedge funds are holding AFL? 40,894 were reported by Guggenheim Capital Lc. (NYSE:HUM). Chevy Chase Trust Holdings, Maryland-based fund reported 127,337 shares. (more...)