$417 Million Awarded in Baby Powder Cancer Trial

$417 Million Awarded in Baby Powder Cancer Trial

Echeverria is dying from this ovarian cancer and she said to me all she wanted to do was to help the other women throughout the whole country who have ovarian cancer from using Johnson & Johnson for 20 and 30 years", her lawyer Mark Robinson told the Associated Press. Read More

The terrorist group Boko Haram blew themselves up in the market

The terrorist group Boko Haram blew themselves up in the market

In the past two months, the Nigerian troops had intensified its campaign against the terrorists, killing and arresting dozens of Boko Haram fighters. Most of its residents are Muslims but there is a considerable number of Christians. Local media, however, reported that at least 27 people were killed in the attacks, citing local sources. Read More

China protests U.S. warship approaching Meiji reef

The Chinese military "immediately sent out warships" with two missile frigates identifying the U.S. naval destroyer and warning it away from Mischief Reef in the Spratly Islands, which China calls the Nansha Islands, according to China's foreign ministry. Read More

Moscow Mule Mugs Pose Health Risk

Moscow Mule Mugs Pose Health Risk

According to health officials the acid in the cocktail can leech out the copper metal and once it's swallowed it can cause stomach pains unpleasant trips to the bathroom, or worse. Officials stated that using copper mugs to serve beverages with a pH balance below 6.0 could cause copper to leach into the drink. The way to avoid copper poisoning is to check to see if the mugs you're drinking from have a nickel lining or better yet, stainless steel. Read More

Amazon snaps up Lucille Ball biopic, starring Cate Blanchett

Amazon snaps up Lucille Ball biopic, starring Cate Blanchett

According to 'The Hollywood Reporter' a new feature film landing at Amazon has found its Lucille Ball in Our Cate. Cate Blanchett will play the iconic United States comedienne and producer, reported The Hollywood Reporter . Sorkin, whose credits include " A Few Good Men ", " The West Wing " and " The Social Network ", is writing the script based on memoirs written by both Ball and Arnaz, the rights to which were secured from their children, Lucie and Desi Jr. Read More

West Nile virus infects Kootenai Co. resident

West Nile virus infects Kootenai Co. resident

Sherlita Amler. According to the U.S. Center for Disease Control, only 1 in 5 people infected with the virus develop symptoms, and less than 1 percent of them develop severe or fatal neurological illness. "It's in the community so people need to take the proper precautions against mosquito bites". West Nile virus is not to be confused with Zika. Mosquitoes that carry the West Nile Virus are more likely to bite during the evening, night, and early morning. Read More

Scientists corrects disease-causing gene mutation in human embryos

Scientists corrects disease-causing gene mutation in human embryos

Despite fears about the new study, "this is not the beginning of designer babies ", bioethicist Alta Charo of the University of Wisconsin told BuzzFeed News. Such mosaic embryos probably arise when the fertilized egg copies its DNA before researchers add Cas9, Mitalipov says. And CRISPR didn't target any other genes - collateral damage that plagued similar Chinese studies in 2015. Read More

Scientists edit human embryos for first time in US

Scientists edit human embryos for first time in US

A controversial technology which allows scientists to "edit" the genes in a human embryo has been used for the first time in America, according to Oregon Health and Science University. Their improved method allows for earlier delivery of CRISPR into cells at the same time sperm fertilize an egg. "I don't think it's the start of clinical trials yet, but it does take it further than anyone has before", an unnamed scientist told the MIT Technology Review . Read More

Charlie Gard: Parents face 'backlash' over hospital threats

Charlie Gard: Parents face 'backlash' over hospital threats

The hospital is in close contact with the Metropolitan Police over the incidents, Ms McLeod said in a statement . Mr Gard and Ms Yates have asked judges to rule that Charlie, who suffers from a rare genetic condition and has brain damage, should be allowed to undergo a therapy trial in NY. Read More

Minneapolis police chief: Woman shot by officer 'didn't have to die'

Minneapolis police chief: Woman shot by officer 'didn't have to die'

He said that's when Noor fired the fatal shot from the passenger seat. The two 911 calls were released by the City of Minneapolis on Wednesday. "Police officers are citizens. they have the same Fifth Amendment right as anyone". He will have to give a statement as part of his department's internal investigation. Read More

HIV death rates drop in 2016, United Nations report reveals

HIV death rates drop in 2016, United Nations report reveals

Yesterday the UNAIDS released a report that showed for the first time a decline in the number of deaths due to AIDS. UNAIDS said how the region is progressing to the 2020 target of having 90 per cent of PLWA knowing their status, 90 per cent of diagnosed people accessing treatment and 90 per cent of those treated achieving viral suppression (90-90-90). Read More

Jagga Jasoos 2nd / 3rd Day Box Office Collection Total Worldwide Earning Report

Jagga Jasoos 2nd / 3rd Day Box Office Collection Total Worldwide Earning Report

He also says that Jagga Jasoos shouldn't be exclusively seen as Ranbir Kapoor's film. Ranbir made his debut as producer with Jagga Jasoos and due to delay the budget of the film increased. The film is said to be made on Rs.110 crore and according to trade expert it looks hard that it will recover the money easily. Girish, however, says that Jagga Jasoos offers a unique experience to movie goers in India. Read More

Gene therapy to kill cancer moves a step closer to market

Gene therapy to kill cancer moves a step closer to market

The treatment would be for children and young adults. The recommendation of ODAC was based on the evaluation of the CTL019 r/r B-cell ALL development program that included the firm-lead ELIANA study , which is claimed to be the first pediatric global CAR-T cell therapy registration trial . Read More

Trump says it again: MX will pay for wall

Trump says it again: MX will pay for wall

That visit turned into a public relations nightmare for Mr Pena Nieto, who was lambasted for welcoming the brash Republican billionaire despite his insults and threats. In it, Trump said he was pursuing a "total renegotiation" of the pact. There has been uncertainty about the process because the United States has yet to set out its negotiating objectives. Read More

Opioid prescriptions declining but remain high nationwide — CDC

Opioid prescriptions declining but remain high nationwide — CDC

However, prescribing practices are widely inconsistent and patients receive different care depending on where they live. "While some variation in opioid prescribing is expected and linked to factors such as the prevalence of painful conditions, differences in these characteristics explain only a fraction of the wide variation in opioid prescribing across the United States", study author Dr. Read More

England start new era with Joe Root the new master of Lord's

England start new era with Joe Root the new master of Lord's

Dawson feels that the Joe Root era will be one marked by positivity as the Yorkshireman prepares to skipper England for the first time in Test cricket. Stuart Broad, who had some injury concern in the build-up to the first Test has been declared fit, following his part in Nottinghamshire's victorious Royal London One-Day Cup squad that beat Surrey at Lord's on Saturday. Read More

UK Banks Brace For $14.5 Billion Capital Demand From BOE

UK Banks Brace For $14.5 Billion Capital Demand From BOE

So either those rates should rise, or asset prices should fall. Consumer credit is growing at around 10 percent a year, a pace not seen since before that financial crisis and the move is widely seen as precautionary in light of rising inflation , a possible hike in rates and the impact of this on the main driver of the United Kingdom economy, consumer demand. Read More

DOJ Officially Backs Texas In Lawsuit Against New Anti-Sanctuary Cities Law

DOJ Officially Backs Texas In Lawsuit Against New Anti-Sanctuary Cities Law

Several jurisdictions ― including Austin , San Antonio and El Paso ― filed lawsuits to overturn SB 4 shortly after Gov. Greg Abbott signed it into law last month. Supporters of the measure have said immigrants who do not break the law have nothing to fear. Charles Perry of Lubbock, said he's confident it will pass constitutional muster. Read More

Study links legalized pot with increase in car crash claims

Traffic searches by highway patrols in Colorado and Washington dropped by almost half after those states legalized marijuana in 2012, concluded a report by Stanford's Open Policing project, which analyzes police data in an effort to show patterns of police behavior with the public. Read More

On 'Radio Times': Traveling to Cuba under Trump

On 'Radio Times': Traveling to Cuba under Trump

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops objected that the move would affect U.S. citizens' travel to Cuba and would hinder U.S. commerce with entities controlled by the Cuban government. The "Better Deal for Cuba Policy" is a carefully tailored policy that allows America to continue interaction with Cuba on diplomatic and national security issues, as well as limited economic interaction, but prevents American dollars from going towards GAESA, the Cuban military's holding-company ... Read More