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Indian surgeons remove world's 'largest brain tumour'

Indian surgeons remove world's 'largest brain tumour' Medics claim the biggest brain tumour that was successfully removed before this weighed just 3.1lbs (1.4kg). "The weight of a similar case reported earlier was 1.4 kgs", he said. Unfortunately, Pal's brain tumor left the man blind, but the doctors expect him to regain eyesight after the surgery. The primary investigation revealed growth had spread to both sides of the brain through the skull b... [Full Article...]

Pulse Survivors Join Marjory Stoneman Douglas Students During Gun Control Protests

Pulse Survivors Join Marjory Stoneman Douglas Students During Gun Control Protests Numerous protests were accompanied by chants of "Never again", which has been a rallying cry since the Florida shooting. How did that happen? "They are exhausted of the passivity of being a potential victim", said Meloy, a former consultant to the Federal Bureau of Investigation on mass shootings. [Full Article...]

Google AI device could predict a person's risk of a heart attack

Google AI device could predict a person's risk of a heart attack The report states: "Most cardiovascular risk calculators use some combination of these parameters to identify patients at risk of experiencing either a major cardiovascular event or cardiac-related mortality within a pre-specified time period, such as ten years". [Full Article...]

Nigerian police says 18 killed in multiple bomb blasts

Nigerian police says 18 killed in multiple bomb blasts In 2016 the military retook most of the territory, which the terrorist group Boko Haram managed to capture after it launched military operations in 2009, and the government declared the Boko Haram insurgency defeated. Kaka said some meters away from where he was while the two other bombs were inside the market. Bulama Kaka, a resident who witnessed the incident, said it occurred around 7pm. [Full Article...]

SC toddler found safe in Alabama

SC toddler found safe in Alabama When approached by police, Evans handed over the girl and sped off, Oliver said. "We give the glory and our thanks that all prayers have been answered, and that Heidi Todd is safe in the hands of the Federal Bureau of Investigation", said Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg said at a news conference Wednesday night where he also said that the girl had been located. [Full Article...]

Haverhill officials confirm first-grader died from the flu

Haverhill officials confirm first-grader died from the flu Most did not even have flu - just 38 percent of them tested positive for flu. Anyone who's had the flu knows of that particular kind of misery, which can put people out of commission for days - or worse. This most recent flu-related death is a solemn and stark reminder that the flu is unpredictable and can be fatal to individuals who are considered otherwise healthy. [Full Article...]

United States officials warn 'intense' flu season to continue, urge shots

United States officials warn 'intense' flu season to continue, urge shots It points to a need for better flu vaccines , said Dr. Anne Schuchat, the CDC's acting director. "We've got a good vaccine but not a great vaccine". Previous reports have shown that the old-fashioned technology used to make most flu vaccines - it involves growing the virus in eggs before making it into vaccines - might cause parts of the H3N2 strain to mutate, making it a poor match for the ... [Full Article...]

Swansea City attacker Andre Ayew declares himself fit to face Burnley

Swansea City attacker Andre Ayew declares himself fit to face Burnley Tom Carroll could fill Fer's midfield role, having replaced him at Leicester, and Carvalhal can also call on his January signings, striker Andre Ayew and midfielder Andy King . Carvalhal, renowned for his colourful analogies, said: "We put all the meat on the fire to try to win". "Paul Clement did a good job, he did exactly the same thing last season and they stayed up quite well in the en... [Full Article...]

White House response to abuse claims shines light on victims' fears

White House response to abuse claims shines light on victims' fears Trump, who was recorded on tape prior to his presidency boasting about sexually assaulting women , has denied allegations of sexual misconduct from more than a dozen women, and said he was the victim of a "smear campaign". Routinely, Trump has accepted claims of innocence from men facing similar allegations, including Fox News head Roger Ailes , anchor Bill O'Reilly and former Alabama Sena... [Full Article...]

Unified Korea's ice hockey drubbing cannot silence the 'Army of Beauties'

Unified Korea's ice hockey drubbing cannot silence the 'Army of Beauties' Saturday's lunch at the Blue House, as Moon's presidential compound is known in Korea, came shortly after Moon and Kim Jong Un's sister enthusiastically cheered on a unified Korean team as they walked around a stadium in Pyeongchang . "And so when you put it that way they're not really participating in the Olympics". The Winter Olympics has thrust Kim Yo-jong into the spotlight. They (the Nor... [Full Article...]

Netherlands name Ronald Koeman as new manager on deal until 2022

Netherlands name Ronald Koeman as new manager on deal until 2022 His coaching career began as an assistant to Guus Hiddink with the Dutch side in 1997, but he left after a year to take up a similar role under compatriot Louis van Gaal at FC Barcelona. He was sacked by Everton in October, two months into his second season in charge. That has given him time to spend back home in the Netherlands , drawing hope from watching young players in the Eredivisie... [Full Article...]

VERIFY: Can you get the flu twice in one season?

VERIFY: Can you get the flu twice in one season? She says get the flu vaccine. Health officials are reporting more than double the number of confirmed flu cases than this time a year ago. That might be one reason why prescriptions for Tamiflu have been skyrocketing, not just to treat people who are sick, but to keep their loved ones from getting sick as well. [Full Article...]

Spice Girls Hint At Reunion To "Explore New Opportunities"

Spice Girls Hint At Reunion To All five members last went on tour together for The Return of the Spice Girls in 2007. Their debut single " Wannabe " first propelled the girls to fame in 1996 they became the best-selling female group of all time before splitting six years later. [Full Article...]

Punxsutawney Phil predicts six more weeks of winter

Punxsutawney Phil predicts six more weeks of winter Weather lore was brought from German-speaking areas, where the badger is viewed as a forecasting animal. It is not uncommon for Potomac Phil's "predictions" - translated by DeNu - to follow those of his fellow groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil . [Full Article...]

Interactive tool 'boosts knowledge of breast cancer treatment options'

Interactive tool 'boosts knowledge of breast cancer treatment options' But for all patients, the chemotherapies may be life-saving. "Adriamycin-induced congestive heart failure symptoms can show up three to five years after treatment and easily be missed by an internist or ER doctor who does not see a lot of these patients", he said. [Full Article...]

Change in sleep cycle now termed as a symptom of Alzheimer's disease

Change in sleep cycle now termed as a symptom of Alzheimer's disease Both Musiek and Ju said it's too early to answer the chicken-and-egg question of whether disrupted circadian rhythms put people at risk for Alzheimer's disease or whether Alzheimer's-related changes in the brain disrupt circadian rhythms. [Full Article...]

Cigarettes As Bad For Your DNA As Smoking Tobacco, Study Says

Cigarettes As Bad For Your DNA As Smoking Tobacco, Study Says Possibly, more should be done to advertise e-cigarettes to smokers as a means for them to quit smoking, as research has shown it is less harmful than tobacco smoking. Tobacco smoke contains thousands of chemicals and at least 70 are known either to cause or drive cancer in the body. The researchers said that if the findings will be confirmed in future studies, it could mean that e-cigarettes... [Full Article...]

Vince McMahon on Kaepernick Playing in the XFL: 'Why Not?'

Vince McMahon on Kaepernick Playing in the XFL: 'Why Not?' McCallum says McMahon made it clear that he loved the nicknames when he met with players shortly before the first game. Several WWE superstars and figures reacted to the XFL announcement, and a few such as Bray Wyatt, Rusev, and Nia Jax said that they would be open to playing in the new league in two years. [Full Article...]

Chinese Scientists Claim To Have Cloned Monkeys, So Are Humans Next?

Chinese Scientists Claim To Have Cloned Monkeys, So Are Humans Next? The newborn monkeys, who are now just shy of two months old, were created by scientists at the Chinese Academy of Sciences. Hua Hua , one of two monkeys cloned by somatic cell nuclear transferQIANG SUN & MU-MING POO, CHINESE ACADEMY OF SCIENCESResearchers in China have created the first viable primate clones made using somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT), according to a study ... [Full Article...]

Parents accused of holding their 13 children captive appear in court

Parents accused of holding their 13 children captive appear in court They were allegedly punished when they washed their hands above their wrists, and beaten regularly, according to the prosecutor. Their parents would also buy them new toys but never let them take the toys out of the box. "We're trying to pull together to show we stand behind the children", she said. David and Louise Turpin have been charged with multiple counts of torture, child abuse, d... [Full Article...]


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