Medicine


On your bike: Cycling to work linked with large health benefits
- April 24, 2017

Many are put off by heavy traffic, the weather or not being able to shower at the office. Overall, biking improves health and is a great workout for any person. But, "the findings, if causal, suggest population health may be improved by policies that increase active commuting, particularly cycling". He hopes this will trigger a change in the way transport systems in Britain are developed, making roads more bike friendly as seen in the Netherlands and Scandinavia. (more...)
Majority says Ivanka, Kushner's White House roles inappropriate Majority says Ivanka, Kushner's White House roles inappropriate
- April 23, 2017

And in some ways, she is just as culpable as he in pushing this White House into unprecedented ethical territory. She is now an adviser to the president, has an office in the White House and access to classified information and holds meetings with world leaders. (more...)
Starbucks barista has Twitter meltdown over Unicorn Frappuccino Starbucks barista has Twitter meltdown over Unicorn Frappuccino
- April 23, 2017

One of its earliest big hits was the autumnal pumpkin spice latte, which has been copied by other coffee outlets and food brands. You finally have a summer beverage. Shortly thereafter, it ended up in the garbage, which is where it belongs. That's the equivalent of roughly seven Krispy Kreme donuts, for reference. (more...)
Ann Coulter asked back to Berkeley after scrapped visit Ann Coulter asked back to Berkeley after scrapped visit
- April 23, 2017

And after consulting with university police, officials said , they could not find a venue available on that date that would allow them to protect Coulter, the audience and bystanders. "The university's actions violate fundamental principles of free speech , equal protection and due process guaranteed by the United States Constitution", a letter from lawyers representing the conservative outreach group Young America's Foundation warned. (more...)
Unicorn Frappuccino Hair Is All The Rage on Instagram Unicorn Frappuccino Hair Is All The Rage on Instagram
- April 23, 2017

Starbucks hopped on the unicorn-food theme earlier this week with its limited-edition Unicorn Frappuccino , and not everyone is happy about it . Apparently, the scene at Burson's place of work was overwhelming, with orders for the Unicorn Frap piling up one after the other from customers at the counter and drive-thru. (more...)
EU Commission says Turkey must investigate referendum doubts EU Commission says Turkey must investigate referendum doubts
- April 23, 2017

Hundreds of people are queuing in front of Turkey's election board in capital Ankara to submit petitions requesting that the electoral authority reverse a controversial decision during Sunday's referendum to accept ballots without official stamps, as required by Turkish law. (more...)
Trump Directs Review of H-1B Visas Trump Directs Review of H-1B Visas
- April 23, 2017

A few days back, the Trump administration has issued a stern warning to companies not to discriminate against American workers by "misusing" the H-1B work visas programme. The 457 Visa programme, again favoured by Indian workers, allowed the businesses to hire from outside countries and retain them for a period of upto four years. (more...)
Noor earns Rs. 1.54 crores on opening day Noor earns Rs. 1.54 crores on opening day
- April 23, 2017

Friday ₹ 1.54 cr [1450 screens]. It seems the streak of success for female-driven Bollywood films seems to have come to a screeching halt thanks to Sonakshi Sinha's Noor . The film also stars Kanan Gill, Shibani Dandekar and Purab Kohli. However, of late audiences have become more and more selective about the films that they wish to watch on the big screen, due to which the showcasing of anything new (right from the inception stage) has to be ultra strong and extremely positive. (more...)
Frito-Lay recalls select potato chips over possible salmonella contamination Frito-Lay recalls select potato chips over possible salmonella contamination
- April 23, 2017

The elderly, infants and those with impaired immune systems are more likely to have a severe reaction. On Friday night, the company announced a voluntarily recall of the product saying there could be salmonella in the seasoning used to make the chips. (more...)
CVS' MinuteClinic teams with VA to expand health care access for veterans
- April 23, 2017

Of the many veterans surveyed about the facility, 61% expressed their disappointment in obtaining an appointment for urgent primary care. It allows ailing veterans at the Phoenix VA to go to one of 24 "MinuteClinics" operated by CVS for treatment of minor illnesses and injuries. (more...)
Pres. Trump visits Kenosha for order signing Pres. Trump visits Kenosha for order signing
- April 23, 2017

None responded to requests for comment . A new executive order was signed by Trump on Tuesday during his trip to Kenosha, Wisconsin. Employers from Walt Disney World to the University of California in San Francisco have laid off their tech employees and replaced them with H-1B visa holders. (more...)
St Vincent's Hospital Board To Review Status Of National Maternity Hospital St Vincent's Hospital Board To Review Status Of National Maternity Hospital
- April 23, 2017

The National Maternity Hospital is being moved from Holles Street to St Vincent's Hospital in Dublin 4, with a large development taking place there. "In view of the controversy and misinformation that has arisen in recent times regarding the project, and the views expressed by the Minister for Health and other members of the Oireachtas, the board of St Vincent's Healthcare Group will review the status of the project in light of the current situation". (more...)
Pennsylvania survivalist convicted of murdering state trooper Pennsylvania survivalist convicted of murdering state trooper
- April 23, 2017

Cpl. If jurors convict Frein of first-degree murder, they'll consider either death or life in prison without parole. A second trooper, Alex Douglass, was shot as he tried to help Dickson and was left with debilitating injuries. Frein. The focus now shifts to the impact of Frein's crimes. Closing arguments were scheduled for Wednesday morning. Pike County District Attorney Ray Tonkin called Eric Frein (freen) a "terrorist" who targeted police in an attempt to spark a revolution. (more...)
Trump's Trip May Lead to Rome, Audience With Pope Francis Trump's Trip May Lead to Rome, Audience With Pope Francis
- April 23, 2017

In Trump's case, the request will be coming in barely a month before he is due in Sicily for the G7 summit and after months of will-he, won't-he speculation about a possible meeting centered on the two men's very different world views. In 1930, the Catholic Church recognized the apparitions as " worthy of belief ". He said in a statement he was "proud to be a Christian" and that he "will not allow Christianity to be consistently attacked and weakened". (more...)
Yoga, traditional values can help beat depression, says President Yoga, traditional values can help beat depression, says President
- April 23, 2017

The Health Ministry is marking World Health Day 2017, which falls today, with the theme " Depression - Let's Talk". The theme of 2017 World Health Day is "Depression: Let's talk ". Eight of the 11-member countries have mental health policies or plans. There has been over 18 percent rise in the number of people suffering from depression in 2015 compared to 2005. (more...)
Tough Texas sanctuary cities bill moves closer to approval Tough Texas sanctuary cities bill moves closer to approval
- April 23, 2017

The House even conditioned approval of the one piece of a fiscal plan on which there's general agreement - use of earnings from Alaska's oil-wealth fund - to those other pieces passing. They return late Tuesday, less than two weeks before the scheduled final day of the session, May 1. The Indiana House of Representatives passed 164 bills to be considered by the Indiana Senate, and the Senate passed 199 bills that the House is now looking over. (more...)
Kamal Haasan To Baahubali Actor Sathyaraj: 'Congrats For Maintaining Rationality' Kamal Haasan To Baahubali Actor Sathyaraj: 'Congrats For Maintaining Rationality'
- April 23, 2017

Katappa finally thanked SS Rajamouli and the producers of the movie, Shobhu and Prasad for undergoing distress due to the actor's actions. "Vatal Nagaraj, head of Kannada Okoota , an umbrella organisation of Kannada bodies, in response to Rajamouli's appeal, said, ".We are not against the film or Rajamouli. (more...)
Paris Attack, French Elections, Heads And Hearts Paris Attack, French Elections, Heads And Hearts
- April 23, 2017

Le Pen, who has often employed hardline rhetoric against Islam and immigration during her campaign delivered a speech early Friday despite calls from other candidates to put aside politics for now. Following Tuesday's arrest in Marseille of two men suspected of plotting an attack during the election period, and Thursday's shooting that left one police officer dead and two others severely injured, French authorities have vowed to mobilize "all right means" to safeguard the election. (more...)
Anne Coulter calls Drudge fake news Berkeley 4/21/17 Anne Coulter calls Drudge fake news Berkeley 4/21/17
- April 23, 2017

Good on Ann! Earlier the UC-Berkeley administration canceled a planned February 1 speech by conservative activist Milo Yiannopoulos after a violent campus riot by leftists that local police seemed to do little to stop. In another violent outburst, anti- and pro-Trump protestors clashed in Berkeley on Saturday. "Called their bluff & they canceled anyway". After massive publicity, they reversed course but reset the event for May 2, when students will be taking finals and therefore will be less ... (more...)
French presidential elections: Crunch time for the country's energy mix French presidential elections: Crunch time for the country's energy mix
- April 23, 2017

Le Pen has been caricatured as the French equivalent of Trump both because of her nationalist positions and perceived underdog status in the race. The attacker - named by the Paris prosecutor's office as Karim Cheurfi - killed one police officer and badly injured two others in the attack at around 9 p.m. (more...)