• Johnson & Johnson Faces Talc Case
Johnson & Johnson Faces Talc Case

Internal documents were entered into evidence at trial that indicated Johnson & Johnson knew about the risks of the use of talc and link to ovarian cancer for decades - and failed to warn women of those risks. Harvard University epidemiologist Daniel Cramer has published several studies , beginning in 1982, that found a link between talc exposure...

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  • President's Address to the Nation on the eve of Independence Day
President's Address to the Nation on the eve of Independence Day

Nigeria's military a year ago wrested back large swaths of territory from the Islamist insurgents. The attack prompted Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, who is standing in for President Muhammadu Buhari while he is on indefinite sick leave, to ask the military to step up its response.

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  • U.S. warship sails close to South China Sea island, China 'displeased'
U.S. warship sails close to South China Sea island, China 'displeased'

The warship spat comes as a war of words between the US and North Korea escalates and President Donald Trump pushes China to do more to reign in Pyongyang's threats. China has voiced discontent with the United States after an American warship sailed near an artificial island in the disputed South China Sea. Although the Philippines has taken st...

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  • Case of West Nile confirmed in Greene County
Case of West Nile confirmed in Greene County

About 80 percent of people infected with WNV will not show any symptoms at all; however, cases can range from mild to severe. "The county is still conducting a mosquito trapping and identification program with grant funds we received from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services", Farmer said.

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  • First embryo gene-repair holds promise for inherited disease: Research
First embryo gene-repair holds promise for inherited disease: Research

In a world first, United States researchers announced on Wednesday in the science journal Nature they had used the controversial gene editing technique, CRISPR-Cas9, to correct a mutation for a heart condition in embryos . The team said: "Mosaicism in gene-targeted human embryos is unacceptable in clinical applications". The Salk scientis...

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  • Ormond St angels: We will nurse Charlie in a hospice
Ormond St angels: We will nurse Charlie in a hospice

Connie Yates and Chris Gard had asked to be allowed to to take their son home to die after ending their legal case. But they ran into opposition from Great Ormond Street hospital in London , where Charlie is on life support, which said that because of the difficulties of providing invasive ventilation at home and the potential for problems, th...

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  • Doctors reverse brain damage in two-year-old girl after drowning accident
Doctors reverse brain damage in two-year-old girl after drowning accident

Eden was able to lift up her head, smile and even say momma. The doctors can not say for certain how exactly the oxygen treatments helped such a dramatic reversal of severe brain damage but said that the treatments helped to reduce swelling and encouraged brain cells to survive .

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  • Jagga Jasoos 4 Days Total Collection Box Office Income Worldwide Business Report
Jagga Jasoos 4 Days Total Collection Box Office Income Worldwide Business Report

Basu retweeted the "Pink" star's post. The delay in the release of the film also caused further extension in its budget. "It's a Disney film catering to children and families", Girish said. Now, the first day box office collection of the film is out and it stands at a meager Rs 8.57 crore domestically. But there have been reports of Katrina b...

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  • Groundbreaking New Leukemia Treatment Will Save Lives and $Billions
Groundbreaking New Leukemia Treatment Will Save Lives and $Billions

This treatment has given patients, who were facing death as other treatments failed, long remission periods and possibly even cured them. The gene therapy, also known as CTL019, uses a new technology called chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy, or CAR-T for short.

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  • President Trump declares that Mexico should
President Trump declares that Mexico should "absolutely" pay for border wall

Immigration chatter aside, Trump and Nieto reportedly had a productive meeting Friday, especially in regards to their discussions on NAFTA. Top US and Mexican officials have sought common ground on issues such as migration and drug trafficking, even as President Donald Trump combatively repeated his vow to make Mexico pay for his planned border...

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  • Despite state efforts, high rate of painkiller prescribing continues in Oklahoma
Despite state efforts, high rate of painkiller prescribing continues in Oklahoma

CDC guidelines call for using acetaminophen, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications such as ibuprofen, exercise therapy, and cognitive behavioral therapy for chronic pain. Doctors are increasingly giving patients prescriptions for opioids that last for 30 days or more. The guidelines, which are nonbinding, also recommend limiting opioid tre...

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  • IL enters third year without budget after lawmakers miss midnight deadline
IL enters third year without budget after lawmakers miss midnight deadline

IL started its third straight fiscal year without a state budget on Saturday, territory that could mean some universities won't be able to offer federal financial aid, road construction and Powerball ticket sales will halt, and the state's credit rating will be downgraded to "junk".

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  • Centre urges J&K to implement GST from July 1
Centre urges J&K to implement GST from July 1

The Union government is all set to roll out the Goods and Services Tax (GST) that will subsume 16 different taxes, including excise, service tax and VAT from July 1, 2017. The GST Bill was originally piloted by President Mukherjee when he was finance minister in the Congress-led UPA regime. Secretary of Communist Party of India (Marxist), Muh...

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  • Pound jumps, banks top FTSE as August rate rise eyed
Pound jumps, banks top FTSE as August rate rise eyed

Gold prices are unchanged trading at $1,249 an ounce.WTI Crude Oil has continued to push higher, now up 1.5% at $44.75 a barrel. Such rapid growth underlines the warning this week from the Bank of England's Financial Policy Committee which highlighted consumer credit as a potential risk to financial stability in the UK.

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  • Federal judge considers fate of Texas 'sanctuary cities' law
Federal judge considers fate of Texas 'sanctuary cities' law

Democratic state Rep. Ana Hernandez, who did not become a USA citizen until she was 18 years old, wiped away tears on the witness stand as she recalled Republican colleagues referring to people who are not citizens as "illegals" during debate over SB4.

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  • There Could Be A Link Between Car Wrecks And Marijuana
There Could Be A Link Between Car Wrecks And Marijuana

This week, two studies were released examining the effects of driving fatalities in states that have legalized marijuana . The opposing study, from the Highway Loss Data Institute , showed collision claims increased by 2.7 percent overall in Colorado, Washington and OR compared to nearby states, which researchers tie to full legalization.

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  • Trump's rollback of improved relations with Cuba helps no one
Trump's rollback of improved relations with Cuba helps no one

The annual United Nations resolution condemning the USA embargo is deeply embarrassing, and Latin American countries are particularly sick of a half-century of a failed policy on Cuba - as if this president hasn't already done enough to insult our neighbors with his immigration rhetoric and policies.

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  • Trump to roll back Obama's accord with Cuba, impose travel, trade restrictions
Trump to roll back Obama's accord with Cuba, impose travel, trade restrictions

The rules will take effect when the Treasury Department has the regulations ready. During a November 2 appearance in Miami , Trump told supporters, "we will cancel Obama's one-sided Cuban deal made by executive order, if we do not get the deal we want, and the deal that people living in Cuba and here deserve".

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  • JEE Advanced results declared today
JEE Advanced results declared today

Hyderabad's Ramya Narayanasamy emerged as the topper among girls with All-India Rank (AIR) of 35 and Shafil Maheen from Kerala secured top position in the south zone. Interestingly, most of the students were from the Bihar Board, which has been in the eye of the storm after almost 65% of the students who took the Class XII board exams failed.

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  • Connecticut House debates but doesn't vote on marijuana bill
Connecticut House debates but doesn't vote on marijuana bill

With Gov. Dannel P. Malloy set to the sign the bill, MGM says its battle to keep a competitor off its doorstep now will shift to U.S. District Court, where the Las Vegas gaming giant will argue the legislature violated the Equal Protection and Commerce clauses of the Constitution by refusing to consider other suitors for the state's first commerc...

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