Health crisis: From lifestyle disease to malnutrition

In a sense, the survey provides us with reliable data for the first time that would indicate that while the erstwhile BIMARU States are still battling maternal/child malnutrition and diarrhoea epidemics, the better governed States have - thanks to ... More..

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Govt has committed contempt for sitting over green tax: BJP
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Govt has committed contempt for sitting over green tax: BJP

New Delhi , Nov 16 Delhi BJP leaders today met Lt Governor Anil Baijal and urged him to seek a report from the AAP government over the alleged "non utilisation" of environment cess and direct it to procure 8,...More..

by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

CVS Health Corporation (CVS) Holdings Cut by Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI

It has underperformed by 41.10% the S&P500. 673.63 million shares or 0.17% less from 674.80 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Renaissance Techs holds 0.02% or 612,487 shares in its portfolio. Qci Asset Ma...More..

FDA Approves First Digital Pill That Can Track Whether You've Taken It
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

FDA Approves First Digital Pill That Can Track Whether You've Taken It

The product is approved for the treatment of schizophrenia , acute treatment of manic and mixed episodes associated with bipolar I disorder and for use as an add-on treatment for depression in adults. The co...More..

Pvt. doctors in Bengaluru on indefinite strike from today
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

Pvt. doctors in Bengaluru on indefinite strike from today

Doctors are opposing the amendments to the Karnataka Private Medical Establishments Act, 2007, which among others propose six months to three years of jail term and hefty penalty for medical negligence. Sidda...More..

McLaren Special Operations Creates McLaren 720S Inspired by a Quote
by | Thursday, November 16, 2017

McLaren Special Operations Creates McLaren 720S Inspired by a Quote

In a further special touch, say Auto Express , the 720S gets 24-carat gold heat shielding in the engine bay - which could be a nod to the McLaren F1 supercar from the 1990s. This quote is painted across the ...More..

GST council cut down restaurant taxes; eating out become cheaper now
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

GST council cut down restaurant taxes; eating out become cheaper now

Rating agency ICRA today welcomed the decision to levy 5 per cent GST on all restaurants, both air-conditioned and non-AC , saying the revision in rates is positive and will bring down the dining-out cost. I...More..

Amazon brings Echo, Alexa, and Prime Music to Canada
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Amazon brings Echo, Alexa, and Prime Music to Canada

Over 10,000 skills will be available for customers in Canada this year, including skills from Air Canada, TD Bank, TELUS, CBC, The Weather Network, Bank of Montreal, Manulife, Aviva, and the Yellow Pages. Ama...More..

Korea Investment CORP Lowers Stake in Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE:VNO)
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Korea Investment CORP Lowers Stake in Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE:VNO)

As of December 31, 2016, the Company's NY segment consisted of 28.3 million square feet in 86 properties. After $0.26 actual earnings per share reported by Empire State Realty Trust Inc for the previous quarter...More..

Mr Bean aka Rowan Atkinson to become father at 62
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Mr Bean aka Rowan Atkinson to become father at 62

According to the Sunday People , the 62-year-old Mr Bean star is expecting a baby with actress Louise Ford , 33. A source had told the Sunday People: "Rowan and Louise are over the moon and can't wait f...More..

Trump announces pick for new Health and Human Services secretary on Twitter
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Trump announces pick for new Health and Human Services secretary on Twitter

President Donald Trump on Monday said he will nominate former pharmaceutical executive Alex Azar to serve as U.S. Health and Human Services secretary, saying Azar would push to lower the price of medicines. Cu...More..

Removal of S Durga from IFFK: Sanal Kumar Sasidharan to move court
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Removal of S Durga from IFFK: Sanal Kumar Sasidharan to move court

The films were dropped despite being selected by the 13-member IFFI jury, a committee ironically formed by the Ministry itself. Apurva Asrani , one of the jury members, had tweeted: " Sexy Durga & Nude ...More..

Farmers make good corn harvest progress
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Farmers make good corn harvest progress

More than half of winter wheat is in poor or very poor condition. The USDA said private exporters sold 135,000 tonnes of USA soymeal to the Philippines for delivery in the 2017/18 marketing year, which began ...More..

by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

AFFLECK & ABRAMS Unites New All-Star Super-Team with ANISTON, SHAQ, More

In alternate timeline, Ben Affleck would've been the first actor to play both Batman and Robin on the big screen. Unfortunately, there's no real word on whether they include his ex, Jennifer Garner (come ...More..

by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

FDA Warns About Dangers Of 'Natural' Opioid Kratom

Between 2010 and 2015, kratom-related calls to USA poison control centers jumped 10-fold. Leaves from the kratom tree, which grows in Southeast Asia and is distantly related to coffee plants, have been tout...More..

Army to allow recruits with prior mental health, drug abuse issues
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Army to allow recruits with prior mental health, drug abuse issues

The mental health condition waiver is possible because the Army has better access to more medical information about each potential new soldier, an Army spokesperson said in a statement. Mental illness behavio...More..

American Heart Association seeks little hat donations
by | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

American Heart Association seeks little hat donations

All babies born at participating hospitals during the month of February will receive a hat. The American Heart Association is calling on the public to knit and crochet red hats for babies. Donations of yarn a...More..

by | Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Rancho Tehama Shooting: Full Story & Must-See Updates

Students at Rancho Tehama Elementary are being evacuated to the Rancho Tehama Recreation Hall. According to KRCR TV, a witness identified only as Tiffany, who operates the nearby Coffee Addiction Coffee Sh...More..

Hyderabad-bound Indigo flight hits a wild boar during takeoff at Vizag
by | Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Hyderabad-bound Indigo flight hits a wild boar during takeoff at Vizag

The IndiGo flight was carrying passengers from the port city of Vishakapattanam to Hyderabad. Vizag: IndiGo Plane carrying 150 passengers was bound for Hyderabad had a narrow escape after a wild boar ne...More..

Obiano's security aides 'withdrawn' - four days to Anambra poll
by | Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Obiano's security aides 'withdrawn' - four days to Anambra poll

If you vote on November 18, you will die. The report, however, explained that with the determination of the state to conduct the election, it is likely to be conducted as planned as arrangements for massive d...More..

Nigeria on revenge mission against Argentina
by | Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Nigeria on revenge mission against Argentina

Rohr, who led the Eagles to qualify for their 6th World Cup finals, has been reported to deploy a 3-5-2 formation against the Argentines, with Premier League duo of Kelechi Iheanacho and Alex Iwobi leading the ...More..

Top 10 healthy food items that regulate blood sugar
by | Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Top 10 healthy food items that regulate blood sugar

Type-2 diabetes that normally afflicts older adults is striking young Indians and it's striking them harder. "The risk of complications for younger persons with type-2 diabetes is twofold to threefold higher th...More..

Fire at Annapurna Studios in Hyderabad, none injured
by | Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Fire at Annapurna Studios in Hyderabad, none injured

Four fire trucks took about two hours to extinguish the blaze completely, police said. Another report states that Chiranjeevi's upcoming film -Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy's sets incurred serious damage as well. The...More..

Stubble burning: This formula could have saved Delhi its smog menace
by | Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Stubble burning: This formula could have saved Delhi its smog menace

Khattar said he was in Delhi for two days, and Kejriwal could meet him at any time, but reminded the Delhi CM that "while Punjab has not spent even a paisa out its allocation of Rs 97.58 crore, Haryana has ...More..

Use antibiotics effectively to reduce drug-resistance
by | Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Use antibiotics effectively to reduce drug-resistance

This year's theme: Seek advice from a qualified healthcare professional before taking antibiotics . "We are all responsible for preserving the effectiveness of the only effective antibiotics we have left, wh...More..

Fortnight-long firearms amnesty begins on November 13
by | Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Fortnight-long firearms amnesty begins on November 13

People with illegal guns should call 101 and arrange to hand them in at a nearby police station . Officers recognise that many firearms can be held innocently or overlooked and forgotten about in people's hom...More..

Jacqui Lambie to resign after dual citizenship confirmed
by | Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Jacqui Lambie to resign after dual citizenship confirmed

The Turnbull Government is now facing two by-elections in the Lower House: one for Mr Joyce in New England, and another for John Alexander in Bennelong, who has also quit over a latent dual citizenship. Austral...More..

American Heart/Stroke Association announces new blood pressure guidelines
by | Tuesday, November 14, 2017

American Heart/Stroke Association announces new blood pressure guidelines

Almost half of American adults are at risk for major health problems because of high blood pressure, according to a new scientific guideline that redefines the risky condition and provides tactics for doctors t...More..

Bill Gates Announces $100 Million Investment in Alzheimer's Disease
by | Monday, November 13, 2017

Bill Gates Announces $100 Million Investment in Alzheimer's Disease

Major pharmaceutical companies like Novartis and Janssen are in the midst of clinical trials for drugs that slow down the disease's progress. "As a first step, I've invested $50 million in the Dementia Discover...More..

Iran says it does not interfere in Lebanese state affairs, says TV
by | Monday, November 13, 2017

Iran says it does not interfere in Lebanese state affairs, says TV

Hezbollah , which is both a militant group and a political force, has called Hariri's resignation illegal because it was done from afar. Aoun said on Sunday that Hariri's movements were being restricted i...More..