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US will 'crush' Iran allies, says US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

US will 'crush' Iran allies, says US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Pompeo said Tehran would be required to halt what the USA government said is intervention in conflicts in the Middle East, such as those in Lebanon and Yemen, adding that the United States will "track down Iranian operatives and their Hezbollah proxies operating around the world and crush them". [Full Article...]

Venezuela accuses USA of sabotaging election with new sanctions

Venezuela accuses USA of sabotaging election with new sanctions Alert with these people, ' Maduro said last night. In April, Vice President Pence announced that the US would give almost $16 million to United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees to assist Venezuelans, who have fled to Colombia and Brazil. [Full Article...]

Novartis, Amgen Get FDA Nod for Migraine Drug

Novartis, Amgen Get FDA Nod for Migraine Drug According to Beatings, a large number of people requires new methods to treat migraine headaches , which is a debilitating condition in which significantly reduced human activity. However, earlier this month, Teva informed that it does not expect to get FDA approval for fremanezumab on its PDUFA date in June. During the phase 2 and phase 3 clinical trials in patients with chronic and episodic... [Full Article...]

Bill Gates talks about his awkward meetings with Donald Trump

Bill Gates talks about his awkward meetings with Donald Trump While speaking at an event at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the tech guru and billionaire philanthropist said that the United States president inquired about the difference between HIV and HPV on two separate occasions. He also highlighted Trump's well-known obsession with vaccines, which the president believes are linked to autism-a venerable and thoroughly debunked theory . [Full Article...]

Ebola spreads in DRC

Ebola spreads in DRC Earlier on Thursday, WHO Deputy Director Peter Salama said in a tweet that the latest confirmed case marked "a game changer" in the outbreak and would make beating back the virus "much tougher". That brings to three the number of confirmed Ebola cases. The Ebola vaccine being provided - called rVSV-ZEBOV - has been shown to be safe in humans and highly effective against the Ebola virus, ... [Full Article...]

FDA Gives First Approval To Non-Opioid Treatment For Withdrawal

FDA Gives First Approval To Non-Opioid Treatment For Withdrawal The FDA also points out that these symptoms can arise in patients who are taking opioid painkillers appropriately, as well as those with opioid use disorder. Announcing the move in a press statement yesterday (May 16), the agency noted that Lucemyra (lofexidine hydrochloride) is meant to help adults who abruptly stop taking the addictive painkillers, and is only approved for treatment for up to tw... [Full Article...]

Aerobic + Strength Exercise Doesn't Slow Cognitive Decline

Aerobic + Strength Exercise Doesn't Slow Cognitive Decline From February 2013 to June 2015, the researchers screened and randomized 329 participants to an exercise and support program and 165 to usual care, following them for about a year. Other (secondary) outcomes included activities of daily living, number of falls, and quality of life. However, they added that it was uncertain "whether the effect on cognitive impairment we observed is important". [Full Article...]

Meghan Markle's father will not attend her wedding with Prince Harry: Confirmed

Meghan Markle's father will not attend her wedding with Prince Harry: Confirmed According to media reports out new on Tuesday afternoon in TMZ , Thomas will undergo major heart surgery at 7:30 a.m. tomorrow morning. The report adds that the surgeons will clear the blockage in Markle's heart, fix damage and put in a stent. [Full Article...]

AU Sends Health Team to Evaluate Ebola Outbreak in Africa

AU Sends Health Team to Evaluate Ebola Outbreak in Africa So far, the 23 deaths believed to have been caused by Democratic Republic of Congo's latest Ebola outbreak had been detected in more isolated areas, giving authorities a better chance of ring-fencing the virus. This Ebola recurrence is the ninth DRC has faced in 4 decades after the first in 1976. "Five thousand four hundred doses of vaccine arrived from Geneva this morning" said health ministry ... [Full Article...]

Romaine lettuce finally in the clear — CDC

Romaine lettuce finally in the clear — CDC Now, the CDC is warning consumers not to buy or eat romaine lettuce at a grocery store or restaurant unless you can confirm it's not from the Yuma, Arizona area. "It takes two to three weeks between when a person becomes ill with E. coli and when the illness is reported to CDC". The person who was sick consumed lettuce at several locations. [Full Article...]

Royal flap over Meghan Markle's dad, who may not be at wedding

Royal flap over Meghan Markle's dad, who may not be at wedding More distressing news this morning: TMZ is reporting that Thomas Markle is planning to check himself into the hospital after experiencing more chest pains. attending the wedding, "but she's obviously very anxious about him and what is going on". It was not immediately possible to reach Thomas Markle for comment and it's not clear if he may change his plans again in the next few days. [Full Article...]

Petrol, diesel prices hiked for the third time within four days

Petrol, diesel prices hiked for the third time within four days Nepal Oil Corporation has hiked Rs 2 per litre in petrol, diesel, kerosene effective from Wednesday midnight, official at the NOC said. In Delhi , Mumbai , Kolkata and Chennai , the fuel was sold at Rs 66.57, Rs 69.11, Rs 70.88 and 70.25 per litre. [Full Article...]

New Delhi dust storm wreaks havoc

New Delhi dust storm wreaks havoc Wednesday's storm comes days after the heavy winds and rain killed over 75 people across Uttar Pradesh , West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh and Delhi-NCR region. They are also advised to stay away from electric poles and trees during the storm, as it is likely that they will be hit by lightening or, there is high possibility of trees being torn from the ground. [Full Article...]

Tick tock: Study links body clock to mood disorders

Tick tock: Study links body clock to mood disorders Dr. Laura Lyall, the research's lead author, said that the team had found a "robust association" between the disruption of circadian rhythms and the mood disorders. The results held true even after adjusting for a wide range of influential factors including age, sex, lifestyle, education, body mass index, and childhood trauma. [Full Article...]

Flash Flood Warning issued for parts of metro Atlanta

Flash Flood Warning issued for parts of metro Atlanta Lowland and agricultural land throughout the county also experienced flooding. Localized rainfall of one to three inches is likely where this occurs, and combined with the rainfall received this past weekend, this may lead to instances of flash flooding. [Full Article...]

Assembly Member Leonie Cooper Highlights Mental Health Awareness Week

Assembly Member Leonie Cooper Highlights Mental Health Awareness Week Mental Health Awareness Week , from Monday to Sunday, May 14 to 20, aims to draw attention to the prevalence of emotional problems which the Mental Health Foundation says affect one in three people during their lifetimes. "Too many people struggling with poor mental health, such as stress, anxiety and depression, still feel they need to stay silent". "It is clear from this report there is stil... [Full Article...]

Here's how new bride Sonam Kapoor celebrated her wedding in Cannes

Here's how new bride Sonam Kapoor celebrated her wedding in Cannes The newly-wed Bollywood actor Sonam Kapoor has set internet on fire, and this time it has nothing to do with her wedding related photos or videos. Styled by none other than sissie Rhea Kapoor and make-up by Namrata Soni, Sonam, as usual looked like a diva in her red carpet look. Sonam Kapoor enrobes a lovely beige gown by Vera Wang with long trail skirt and yellow highlights on her dress. [Full Article...]

World Health Organization plans to eliminate trans fats from food by 2023

World Health Organization plans to eliminate trans fats from food by 2023 Multinational food producers that have switched away from trans fat products can help local producers make the move to healthier oils, according to the WHO. Eliminating a big chunk of those deaths can be accomplished in an easier way: by banning trans fats (or trans fatty acids). In 2015, the FDA determined that trans fats are not generally recognized as safe . [Full Article...]

North Carolina AG Joins Other States In Suing Opioid Manufacturer

North Carolina AG Joins Other States In Suing Opioid Manufacturer Each day, 115 Americans die of opioid overdoses. "As detailed in the complaint I filed today, Purdue Pharma repeatedly deceived prescribers and patients in its pursuit of profits, and far too many North Carolinians lost their loved ones as a results", Stein said in a statement. [Full Article...]

Rohr releases 30-man provisional list for the World Cup

Rohr releases 30-man provisional list for the World Cup Bursaspor of Turkey defender , Shehu Abdullahi, is honoured to make Nigeria's provisional squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, Completesportsnigeria.com (CSN) reports. In attack, Al Ahly forward Junior Ajayi was left out alongside Malaga striker, Brown Ideye, with the coach preferring to give Lokosa, who has scored 18 goals in 20 games in the domestic league, and Nwankwo, who grabbed se... [Full Article...]


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