Medicine

by | February 21, 2018 | 16:28

After the shooting rampage in Las Vegas last October, he mentioned the possibility of banning the devices in question, called " bump stocks ". He added that the government should focus on "evidence-based solutions" to gun violence. In most states, the minimum age for purchasing the AR-15 is 18, while some states set the minimum age for handguns at 21. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he has directed his attorney general to propose changes that would ban so-called bump ...

by | February 21, 2018 | 12:29

Alcohol use disorders are the most important preventable risk factors for the onset of all types of dementia, especially early-onset dementia. The World Health Organization (WHO) defines chronic heavy drinking as consuming more than 60 grams pure alcohol on average per day for men (4-5 Canadian standard drinks) and 40 grams (about 3 standard drinks) per day for women.

by | February 21, 2018 | 12:14

PDP said the Yakubu-led electorial body can "readily announce false results, cancel elections, alter polling procedures and allow any irregularities during the 2019 general elections once it is threatened by the All Progressives Congress (APC) or any other group for that matter".

by | February 21, 2018 | 11:19

Maddox said the family of Alaina Petty , 14, was given her medal at the freshman's funeral at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Coral Springs on Monday and the family of freshman Martin Duque , 14, will be presented with one at Saturday's funeral.

by | February 21, 2018 | 11:16

University of Bergen professor and the senior author of the study, Professor Cecile Svanes, told Independent.ie : "While the short-term effects of cleaning chemicals on asthma are becoming increasingly well documented, we lack knowledge of the long-term impact".

by | February 21, 2018 | 10:18

Earlier this month, television actors Gautam Rode and Pankhuri Awasthy also got hitched in a royal wedding in Alwar, Rajasthan and now following their footsteps in handsome hunk Gaurav Chopra . Nisha Rawal was looking pretty as she accompanied Karan to the wedding! Mainly his relationship with Mouni Roy was very much long and famous. Gaurav, it may be mentioned, has had two public affairs in the past - one with Naagin actor Mouni Roy and the other with actor Narayani Shastri.

by | February 21, 2018 | 09:47

The couple recounted their experience from the Valentine's Day shooting, saying things seemed normal in the morning, with the exception of Cruz saying he wasn't going to school. He added that this was "not the time" to say whether the State's Attorney office would be seeking the death penalty and they would announce their position at the appropriate time.

by | February 21, 2018 | 07:09

Just yards away from where the infants were found dead in a purple suitcase, Clyde Collins spends Monday cleaning gutters atop his rental property. "That's why we chose to live out here", neighbor, Samantha Tyeryar said. "If they didn't want them, all they had to do was bring the babies to the hospital, somewhere, but not put them in the suitcase". Lythia Jones lives next to Collins.

by | February 21, 2018 | 06:16

Chairman of the confederation Lawrence Babu said except for the operators of 50 buses in the capital and another 25 in Alappuzha, all other private bus operators were on strike. "A total of 12 organisations took part in the bus strike". The bus operators had told the media after the discussion that they would not call off the strike until the government agreed to their demands.

by | February 21, 2018 | 06:14

But others feel like she didn't have to apologize. She issued a formal apology today after drawing heat for her rendition of the song at the NBA All-Star Game . Regarding the quality of her performance, it is only fair to compare Fergie to herself. Her jazzy rendition has been blasted by most of the internet as one of the worst national anthem performances ever .

by | February 21, 2018 | 06:06

And, in many cases, these goals represent small tweaks. The fast-food chain in the U.S. said that diners can still ask specifically for cheeseburgers or chocolate milk with the children's meal, however, it said that not listing them on the menu will reduce how often they're ordered.

by | February 21, 2018 | 04:23

Mainly Buddhist Myanmar denies citizenship to its Muslim Rohingya minority in Rakhine state, insisting they are illegal immigrants from Bangladesh even though many have been there for generations. Myanmar has said it will accept back people holding "national verification" registration cards. The refugees fled from Myanmar's northern Rakhine State since last August to escape violence between government forces and the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA), which the government has declared a ...

by | February 21, 2018 | 04:17

If it turns out to be successful, a human pancreas would be grown inside the animal's body. The startling research was carried out by a team led by researchers at Stanford University . And secondly, fewer embryos are needed to be transplanted into an adult for it to be successful. For the first time in the history of science, researchers indeed made a new kind of chimera from two different species: a sheep and a human.

by | February 21, 2018 | 04:11

In the video clip, Narayanswamy is seen abusing Assistant Revenue Officer (ARO) Chengal Rayappa and intimidating him by pouring petrol over the cupboards and furniture at his office. "I have been running from pillar to post to get one document signed and the BBMP officials have been dodging me", he said. Karnataka BJP chief BS Yeddyurappa took to Twitter and said,"While one MLA's son tried to kill a commoner and his cronies attacked media, another leader threatens to set the BBMP office on ...

by | February 21, 2018 | 03:28

Hawaii and IN were the exceptions, with gas rising 2 cents a gallon IN the former and a penny IN the latter. States with the lowest average gasoline prices: MS ($2.25), SC ($2.27), Alabama ($2.27), OH ($2.27), Missouri ($2.28), Texas ($2.29), Arkansas ($2.31), Oklahoma ($2.31), Tennessee ($2.32) and Kentucky ($2.34).

by | February 21, 2018 | 02:48

Beth Evans says a flight attendant overheard her telling her boyfriend, Joshua Moran, that she was suffering from cramps after they boarded a plane going from Birmingham , England, to Dubai , according to the Times of London . The airline had contacted a US -based medical team, which apparently told crew members Evans should not fly, the New York Post reported . Emirates defended the crew member's decision.

by | February 21, 2018 | 02:02

Eight months after ordering priests in a Nigerian diocese to pledge their obedience to the pope and accept the bishop that now-retired Pope Benedict XVI had named for them, Pope Francis accepted the resignation of the disputed bishop. For a period, the cardinal was the apostolic administrator of the Diocese of Ahiara. It follows opposition by faithful and priests to Francis' 2015 appointment to the Chilean diocese of Osorno of Bishop Juan Barros, accused of covering up clerical sex abuse ...

by | February 21, 2018 | 01:55

They say the militants in pick-up trucks arrived in the town of Dapchi, Yobe state , on Monday evening, shooting and setting off explosives. "We have broken the heart and soul of Shekau's group, taking over the camp and its environs", Nicholas said.

by | February 21, 2018 | 01:38

Last year, Consumers Energy also announced a Large Customer Renewable Energy Tariff program, which allows large companies to elect to generate 100% of their energy with renewable sources from Consumers Energy. It's not all that common to see environmental groups praising a major utility like Consumers Energy, but both the Michigan Environmental Council and the Lague of Conservation Voters did that today.

by | February 21, 2018 | 01:24

The Massachusetts incident - which Cox denied - is alleged to have taken place about a month later at a Harvard bar. In a Twitter post, Cox said he was stepping down from his public roles at the charities he founded in his wife's memory, adding "my actions were never malicious but they were at times inappropriate".

by | February 21, 2018 | 01:07

Lashing out at the Prime Minister for his "disparaging" comments, the Congress leader hailing from Mysuru district said: "Someone from Mysuru would have never allowed a fugitive run away". "In his address PM Modi again recalls The concept of "Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam - the world is one family" and said", is deeply imbibed in Indian philosophy.

by | February 21, 2018 | 00:53

However, they also support research which claims alcohol can increase mental clarity . The participants in The 90+ Study were visited every six months by the researchers involved in the project. People who were overweight in their 70s lived longer than normal or underweight people did. While additional studies are being conducted to further evaluate the links between various habits and longevity , it might be a good idea to kick back with your favorite hobby, have a couple drinks of your ...

by | February 21, 2018 | 00:44

Kratom should not be consumed in any form, the CDC said, because the source of salmonella contamination has not been identified. In addition to a salmonella outbreak linked to kratom, the CDC has also just reported one connected to raw sprouts served at the sandwich restaurant Jimmy John's in Wisconsin and in IL.

by | February 21, 2018 | 00:30

The low-fat group lost on average 11 pounds across the group, while the low-carb group averaged 13 pounds of weight loss per person, a statistically insignificant difference, Time reported. Gardner emphasizes that it's all about healthy low-fat and low-carb diets . 'We made sure to tell everybody, regardless of which diet they were on, to go to the farmer's market, and don't buy processed convenience food crap, ' Dr Gardner said.

by | February 21, 2018 | 00:21

The actor and producer added, "In the name of our children Ella and Alexander , we're donating 500 ,000 dollars to help pay for this groundbreaking event". George Clooney and his family will be on hand next month in Washington, D.C., standing "side by side with this incredible generation of young people from all over the country" in hopes of prioritizing safety in schools and combating gun violence .