Medical

Bulls' Rajon Rondo a 'long shot' to return from thumb injury

Bulls' Rajon Rondo a 'long shot' to return from thumb injury Rondo has a fractured right thumb, and coach Fred Hoiberg says the backcourt catalyst is a "long shot" to play Game 6 against the Boston Celtics on Friday night. And it's probably going to be that way for the rest of the series. After the road team won each of the first four games, the Celtics won at home in Game 5 to earn a chance to eliminate the Bulls on Friday night in Chicago. [Full Article...]

Justice announces May 4 start for special session on budget

Justice announces May 4 start for special session on budget That framework would limit cuts to public schools, higher education, social services and Medicaid. He said it has not been determined if that will be his proposed Commercial Activities Tax, a 0.045 percent gross receipts tax, or a small increase in the corporate net tax. [Full Article...]

Short of support, House won't vote on health bill this week

Short of support, House won't vote on health bill this week Tom Cole, R-Okla. The two were briefly fused when Democrats threatened to vote against a measure keeping the government open for a week to continue negotiations if Republicans moved forward on an Obamacare vote . "I would never want to put anyone in a hard spot". "That doesn't mean that this is the legislation we would have liked to have seen", Amash said. "I'm not looking at this through a polit... [Full Article...]

Scientists develop artificial womb to help premature babies grow

He is shown near giant tanks holding a liquid created to simulate amniotic fluid. The lambs showed normal breathing and swallowing, and had normal growth, neurological function and organ maturation. Flake said the success of the system, details of which were published on Tuesday in the journal Nature Communications , was due to its mimicking life in the uterus as closely as possible. [Full Article...]

Actor Vinod Khanna passes away at 70

Actor Vinod Khanna passes away at 70 We request you all (media) for privacy, ” the actors brother Pramod Khanna told PTI. Vinod Khanna's last rites were performed at Worli today evening. He was appointed the Minister of State for Culture and Tourism and later the Minister of State for External Affairs in the government of then Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. [Full Article...]

BC Greens aim to attract new voters with economy-focused platform

Former Liberal strategist Alise Mills said Clark's approach seemed to involve standing aside as Weaver and Horgan duked it out over much of the debate. She added that three of the NDP's campaign workers are from the Pittsburg Steelworkers Union, which also donated more than $600,000 to the NDP. He referred to the Liberals jobs plan as "desperate" and said the Clark has promised a "unicorn in each ... [Full Article...]

Latest Healthcare Proposal Shifts Discomfort From HFC to Moderates

Latest Healthcare Proposal Shifts Discomfort From HFC to Moderates House Republican leaders are considering holding a quick vote on their embattled healthcare bill after a group of conservative holdouts endorsed a revised version. He and Meadows were among the conservatives who opposed the initial version of the bill last month, as did many moderates. However, moderate Republican representatives were also responsible for the bill failing before it came to... [Full Article...]

Cheap blood drug could prevent thousands of maternal deaths in developing world

Cheap blood drug could prevent thousands of maternal deaths in developing world During the trial , women were given the drug through an intravenous (IV) line in a hospital setting. Post-partum hemorrhage is the leading cause of maternal death worldwide. A colleague of Shakur-Still had met Okamoto who was aware of the global clinical trial. Haleema Shakur is the project director for the trial . [Full Article...]

Tony Zarella Has the Only Preview of the NFL Draft You Need

Tony Zarella Has the Only Preview of the NFL Draft You Need Absolutely. But at the end of the day, if the best overall player in the draft falls to you with the second pick , you take him. Could Cleveland ownership get involved and insist on a QB here? Warren Sapp doesn't think Myles Garrett should be the first overall pick because he's "lazy". [Full Article...]

Trump says he won't pull U.S. out of NAFTA

Trump took to social media to say a very good deal is still possible although there is frustration within his administration regarding the pace of renegotiations. Trump could withdraw from NAFTA — but he would have to give six months' notice. Now, Trump's blustering campaign rhetoric and promises to label China a currency manipulator have been abandoned in favor of plans to work closely with ... [Full Article...]

An Artificial Womb Has Successfully Grown A Lamb For Four Weeks

Their heart pumps blood through their umbilical cord via an external oxygenator, which does the work of a mother's placenta. The biobag is kept in a temperature controlled, near-sterile environment with the infant submerged in amniotic fluid. [Full Article...]

Trump says border wall will be built in 1st term

Trump says border wall will be built in 1st term Trump's aggressive comments echoed a tweet he sent earlier in the day, just hours after the Commerce Department announced it was imposing tariffs of up to 24 percent on Canadian softwood lumber, which it says is improperly subsidized. Ross said the preliminary decision that was put out imposes those countervailing duties on softwood lumber from Canada. USA dairy producers were previously sending... [Full Article...]

Conservatives back revised health bill, GOP moderates balk

Conservatives back revised health bill, GOP moderates balk Since then, House Republicans have been meeting sporadically with the Trump White House behind the scenes to draft a compromise GOP proposal that would meet the demands of both liberal and conservative Republicans. Because premiums for young and healthy people would likely decline under the proposed amendment, Republicans expect the measure to spur more people to buy coverage. [Full Article...]

The 'plastic bag' womb that could save lives

Researchers hope one day the same technology could work for human babies. The researchers created a fluid-filled transparent container to simulate how foetuses float in amniotic fluid inside the mother's uterus, and attached it to a mechanical placenta that keeps blood oxygenated. [Full Article...]

Everyone needs to watch Joe Biden talking abut consent

Everyone needs to watch Joe Biden talking abut consent Speaking at George Mason University Mr Biden said a woman who is dead drunk can not consent. Biden was appearing at Mason, a public university with about 35,000 students, as part of an event for " It's On Us , " a campaign focused on stopping sexual assault on college campuses. [Full Article...]

State audit questions UC Riverside medical school funding

State audit questions UC Riverside medical school funding In an interview last January with UCLA's campus newspaper The Daily Bruin , University of California president Janet Napolitano was clear that there would be a 2.5 percent tuition hike this fall across the ten UC campuses. University employees and lawmakers, who requested the audit, expressed outrage over the audit's findings. Other revelations include the discovery that salaries within the offic... [Full Article...]

United Airlines to testify at hearing after violent video surfaces

Specifically, Blumenthal called on Chao to look into whether airlines are offering passengers the full amount of compensation for bumping allowed by law, airline overbooking and bumping practices, and whether airlines employees are being properly trained about passengers' rights. [Full Article...]

Albany's unemployment rate drops in March

Albany's unemployment rate drops in March The number of employed residents increased by 1,512 to 176,980, as the labor force grew by 1,092 to 185,269. The labor force, which consists of employed residents and those who are unemployed but actively looking for jobs, also declined by 405 to 67,309. [Full Article...]

Korea against conducting nuclear test

Korea against conducting nuclear test The current defense architecture "is sufficient to protect Hawaii today, but it can be overwhelmed", he cautioned. Others point to the mixed messaging coming out of the White House - saber-rattling at North Korea one day, underscoring diplomacy the next - to say there can be no ruling out that the Trump administration may be preparing Americans and the world for the military action it may feel i... [Full Article...]

Scientists create artificial womb that could help save premature babies

The lungs, brain and other organs were monitored during testing and they showed increase development during the time inside the artificial womb . "The challenging age we're trying to offset is that 23-week, 24-week baby who is faced with such a challenge of adapting to life outside of the uterus on dry land, breathing air when they're not supposed to be there yet", said Dr. [Full Article...]


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