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Medical Boy who got thousands of Christmas cards dies
Author: 0 Boy who got thousands of Christmas cards dies

A 9-year-old, Jacob Thompson, who inspired thousands of people around the world to outpour Christmas cards as he had always been battling with deadly cancer, has died on Sunday. On Sunday, Thompson lost his battle with cancer. They said they hoped his story will raise awareness of neuroblastoma, a disease that affects young children.

Medical Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Pakistan set to submit its reply to ICJ
Author: 0 Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Pakistan set to submit its reply to ICJ

The offer was made on 10 November by the Pakistan foreign office through the Indian High Commission in Islamabad. Islamabad last week took New Delhi by surprise by offering a meeting between Jadhav and his wife and it took a week for the latter to respond to the gesture, which Pakistan had said was on humanitarian grounds and as per "Islamic traditions and jurisprudence".

Medical Shaun Johnson targets media following New Zealand's shock loss to Fiji
Author: 0 Shaun Johnson targets media following New Zealand's shock loss to Fiji

They levelled the scores with a Shaun Johnson penalty early in the second half but Fiji refused to let them get a grip. Some of the players who featured for the Bati in the last two World Cups are Akuila Uate, James Storer and Ashton Sims while Jarryd Hayne played in 2008 and prominently featured for the Kangaroos in 2013 where he scored four tries against the Bati in the semis.

Medical At least 100 Rohingyas drowned fleeing Myanmar in last two months
Author: 0 At least 100 Rohingyas drowned fleeing Myanmar in last two months

The foreign ministers and the European Union envoy will go to Nay Pyi Taw in Myanmar for attending the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) and they will discuss there the Rohingya issue, said the junior minister. The senators also appreciated her generous response to the challenge of helping the Rohingya and told her that the USA was ready to provide every assistance to resolve the crisis.

Medical Cool running of Nigerian Olympic bobsled team
Author: 0 Cool running of Nigerian Olympic bobsled team

It will also be the first time in Nigeria's history that it will be represented at the Winter Olympics . Nigeria may be within grasp of a historic first ever appearance in the winter Olympics, but the three members of the Super Eagles women's bobsleigh team have bigger goals than simply qualifying to race next year in Pyeongchang.

Medical Friday Portland Metro Weather: Scattered showers with cloudy skies
Author: 0 Friday Portland Metro Weather: Scattered showers with cloudy skies

While it doesn't look like a big hit of snow, there will be localized accumulation from the lake effect, especially Sunday night into Monday morning. South wind 7 to 14 miles per hour becoming west northwest in the afternoon. Monday will be chilly in the mid and upper 40s and skies are sunny. Friday Night - Mostly clear, with a low around 18.

Medical 9 kids get 'forever homes' as they celebrate National Adoption Day
Author: 0 9 kids get 'forever homes' as they celebrate National Adoption Day

The majority of these children came into foster care as the innocent victims of abuse and/or neglect and many will suffer the long term effects of this trauma. "They really love each other". In another adoption, 4-year-old Jesse Ray Cohn can't help but share his enjoyment with his new brothers Haiden and Jaxon.

Medical Thursday Is The Great American Smokeout
Author: 0 Thursday Is The Great American Smokeout

There are more than 36 million smokers nationwide, and health experts are reminding people that tobacco use is the single largest preventable cause of disease and death in the world. "In Twelve hours, your carbon monoxide level goes down to normal", said Luana Andamasaris, radiation oncology nurse. The California American Cancer Society got almost a million smokers to quit for a day in 1976.

Medical Karnataka: Private doctors call off strike, protests to continue in Belagavi
Author: 0 Karnataka: Private doctors call off strike, protests to continue in Belagavi

Jayanna said, "From tomorrow, all 600 private hospitals clinics and 22000 doctors will go on strike". However, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has urged the private doctors to withdraw their decision to go on a strike on Thursday. He will also be meeting doctors' association members on Friday. PTI reported one death from Jamakhandi Taluk in Bagalkote district after a gravely-ill woman was taken to a private hospital, where there was allegedly no one to attend to her.

Medical Winning Vikings Sticking With Keenum At Quarterback versus Surging Rams
Author: 0 Winning Vikings Sticking With Keenum At Quarterback versus Surging Rams

Keenum is 5-2 in his starts for the Vikings and has Minnesota riding a five-game win streak. The game itself, he said, carried no additional significance beyond its weight in the playoff race. Overall, the Rams have been the more consistent team, and I trust Goff and this offense to have more success than I do Keenum and banged up weapons.

Medical Cards Against Humanity Fights Trump's Wall
Author: 0 Cards Against Humanity Fights Trump's Wall

Cards Against Humanity , the company that makes the off-color party game with the same name, has purchased a piece of vacant land along the Mexican border in an attempt to delay the building of the border wall and make it more expensive. And this isn't the first time that Cards Against Humanity has turned to real estate for the sake of its holiday jokes. For example, earlier this year they created a Weed Pack and donated proceeds to the Marijuana Public Policy Project to fight for ...

Medical Obesity puts Caribbean women at risk for Diabetes
Author: 0 Obesity puts Caribbean women at risk for Diabetes

As part of one of the largest surveys carried out by the charity, over 700 people of different ages, ethnicities and backgrounds from across Scotland shared their experiences of living with diabetes today, and what their hopes and fears were for the future.

Medical DMU academics help to tackle antibiotic resistance
Author: 0 DMU academics help to tackle antibiotic resistance

Soko adds that antibiotic resistant infections often result in increased length of hospital stay, medical costs and mortality. The research comes on the back of Public Health England's (PHE ) recent 'Keep Antibiotics Working' campaign, aimed at stopping a potential " post-antibiotic apocalypse " caused by too many diseases gaining resistance.

Author: 0 FDA approves first 'digital pill' to track patients

The medication is indicated for the treatment of adults with schizophrenia , acute treatment of adults with manic and mixed episodes in bipolar I disorder, and as an add-on treatment for adults with depression . Patients can also permit their caregivers and physician to access the information through a Web-based portal. Aripiprazole is approved with a Boxed Warning concerning an increased risk of death when used as a treatment for elderly patients with dementia-related psychosis.

Medical New rules say 46 percent of Americans have hypertension
Author: 0 New rules say 46 percent of Americans have hypertension

Tighter blood pressure guidelines from US heart organizations mean millions more people need to make lifestyle changes, or start taking medication, in order to avoid cardiovascular problems. High blood pressure has even associated dementia. "A lot more people are going to be diagnosed with hypertension (high blood pressure), but the result will be fewer cardiovascular events down the road", Gandhi said.

Medical Smog: Gurugram schools to remain closed tomorrow
Author: 0 Smog: Gurugram schools to remain closed tomorrow

With the deteriorating air pollution showing no signs of abating in Delhi and the national capital region (NCR), the Supreme Court on Monday sought a response from the Centre and Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Punjab state governments on a petition seeking to combat rising pollution levels.

Medical University of Arkansas QB Cole Kelley Arrested for DWI
Author: 0 University of Arkansas QB Cole Kelley Arrested for DWI

Kelley started the four games Allen missed earlier this season. Bielema added that Kelley is "very disappointed" in his actions and that Kelley and his parents agreed to the discipline. Bielema said Allen felt physically fine on Sunday following his first game since injuring his throwing shoulder against SC on October 7, joking that Allen said his only sore body part were his legs from all the running he did against LSU.

Medical Delhi government does not file review petition in NGT on odd-even ruling
Author: 0 Delhi government does not file review petition in NGT on odd-even ruling

The National Green Tribunal Saturday gave a nod to the Delhi government to go ahead with the odd-even scheme , as an emergency step to curb high air pollution levels in Delhi . During the meeting, it was discussed that the safety of women can not be compromised and even more Delhi did not have the adequate number of local buses to accommodate the Delhiites, which would be required if the scheme was to be implemented.

Medical The John Lewis Christmas ad is here and it's very Monsters, Inc
Author: 0 The John Lewis Christmas ad is here and it's very Monsters, Inc

The pressie is a night light - which is enough to make Moz disappear when Joe uses it on Christmas night. Another viewer tweeted: "I'm confused about the John Lewis Advert". I don't know about them but I don't get it at all . "Look out for their ad on TV tonight to see #MozTheMonster All proceeds from Moz merch will help us continue our vital work with young carers".

Medical Fidget Spinners Sold At Target Contain Lead
Author: 0 Fidget Spinners Sold At Target Contain Lead

The Target page for Fidget Wild Spinner Premium Brass does indeed say it's for people 14 and older , though The Washington Post reported that the fidget spinner's manufacturer labeled them for anyone at least six years old. The U.S. PIRG report, however, addresses Target's defense: "U.S. PIRG Education Fund staff found these fidget spinners sold in the toy aisle of Target stores and on the Target.com website, which includes a statement that the product is intended for children ages 6 and up".

Author: 0 Nigeria, Algeria share points in world cup qualifier

In his post-match reaction after the game in Constantine, Balogun appreciates the Nigerian fans for their unflinching support and says it is a great honour to lead the team out in the last 2018 World Cup qualifying game. But, just when the visitors appeared to be leaving Constantine with the maximum points, Yacine Brahimi rescued a point for Madjer's men with a late spot-kick.

Medical Stanford knocks No. 9 Washington out of playoff conversations
Author: 0 Stanford knocks No. 9 Washington out of playoff conversations

The defense has been solid, so I don't think Jake Browning & Co. will put points on the board almost as quickly or effectively as last season's game in Seattle, and I'm confident they'll give the offense a good chance to win. The Cardinal were able to pull off the upset against the Washington Huskies Friday night. Love leads the Pac-12 in rushing and is second in the nation behind San Diego State's Rashaad Penny, but the more impressive element to Love's performance on Friday was that he ...

Medical Disneyland shuts down two cooling towers after visitors experienced Legionnaires' disease
Author: 0 Disneyland shuts down two cooling towers after visitors experienced Legionnaires' disease

One patient, who hadn't visited the park, has died. In Orange County, 55 cases of the disease have been reported this year. The Anaheim outbreak includes patients between ages 52 to 94. Legionnaires' can cause severe pneumonia. The county agency issued an order November 8 requiring Disney to take the towers out of service until they are shown to be free from contamination.

Medical Suspect Pleads Not Guilty In Attack On Republican Senator Rand Paul
Author: 0 Suspect Pleads Not Guilty In Attack On Republican Senator Rand Paul

Earlier this week, U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said Paul would return next week. The senator tweeted Wednesday that he sustained six broken ribs had and fluid buildup around his lungs. Paul writes on Twitter Wednesday: "I appreciate all of the support from everyone". Citing unnamed sources, Fox News reported on Thursday that Paul had been told federal charges could be filed in the case, which could indicate that politics was behind the incident.

Author: 0 Stop Giving So Many Antibiotics To Healthy Animals — WHO To Farmers

Where possible, sick animals should be tested to determine the most effective and prudent antibiotic to treat their specific infection. Asian riseIn some countries, around 80 per cent of total consumption of medically important antibiotics is in the animal sector According to the Scientific American , the United States has moved toward reducing antibiotic use in agriculture, but China and other Asian countries have started using more.

Medical Transgender Candidates Make History
Author: 0 Transgender Candidates Make History

A black transgender woman who won a seat on the Minneapolis City Council says her election "provides hope" for young transgender people. While other transgender politicians have taken seat in office before, the word "openly" makes a difference here.

Medical Alcohol causes seven cancers, top doctors warn
Author: 0 Alcohol causes seven cancers, top doctors warn

Whether consumption is light, moderate, or heavy, alcohol causes cancers of the breast, colon, esophagus, and head and neck, the authors reported . ASCO recently did a survey and they found out that a large majority of physicians and patients were not aware of the association - this is also an opportunity to spread awareness.

Author: 0 Star Wars Jedi Order Graphics Card

Obviously, these cards are not for everybody, but if you're a Star Wars superfan looking to make the interior of your PC pop, these GPUs should get the job done. "The Jedi Order GPU simulates the wear and tear and battle-worn finish of many items used by the Rebel Alliance, resulting from its diecast aluminum cover being subjected to an extensive, corrosive salt spray".

Medical Sleep deprivation has as much effect on brain activity as alcohol
Author: 0 Sleep deprivation has as much effect on brain activity as alcohol

Itzhak Fried , professor of neurosurgery at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and Tel Aviv University. Fried explained that this is a reflection of how the brain reacts to different things and situations around us. If you ever find yourself in this situation, there is some evidence that taking a quick nap will take the edge off of sleep deprivation . "The very act of seeing the pedestrian slows down in the driver's overtired brain", he explains in a UCLA release.

Medical Communities Who Depend on Affordable Health Insurance
Author: 0 Communities Who Depend on Affordable Health Insurance

Ten million Americans shop for marketplace insurance, and prices have shot up in many states. When you apply for health insurance through the Marketplace you'll know your costs before you enroll . Their services will be even more important this year, given some recent changes to the Affordable Care Act. "We realize it's a shorter period so we have to get people in the door quicker", said Andrew Ratner, chief marketing officer for Maryland Health Benefit Exchange, which runs the ...

Author: 0 Stents Might Not Be Necessary in the Treatment of Chest Pain

Once in place, the small, wire tubes act like scaffolds to keep the artery open. A huge number of people are struggling with heart disease nowadays, so doctors have started quite a common practice to treat them. But six weeks later, both groups reported that they were experiencing less chest pain. "So though it is surprising, no difference was found in the two patient groups, this study confirms how good medical therapy is".

Author: 0 Japan's all-female squad to protect Melania Trump

Trump's second child is scheduled to speak at the World Assembly for Women conference on women's empowerment, a cause she has promoted during previous foreign trips to Germany and Saudi Arabia. Another woman and former U.S. Senate staffer Mieko Nakabayashi, told the site that Ivanka's "kind of celebrity" resonates with the Japanese people.

Medical Jobless Rate Jumps Over 1% In October
Author: 0 Jobless Rate Jumps Over 1% In October

The data reveals the expected slowing of Canada's labor market has yet to materialize, potentially casting some questions about whether the Bank of Canada can continue to maintain a wait-and-see strategy toward raising interest rates. Employment grew by 35,000 in October in the country. The job gains - which more than doubled economists' forecasts - suggest the economy may be poised to end the year with a bang.