Law Banning E-Cigarettes on School Grounds Signed by Governor

Mr. Cuomo will begin the day meeting with the NY delegation, where the agenda includes "taxes, health care and infrastructure", according to the person with knowledge of the meeting, but who requested anonymity because the trip was not yet public. More..

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First human embryos edited in United States through
by | Thursday, July 27, 2017

First human embryos edited in United States through "CRISPR" technology

Boston: For the first time, scientists in the United States have successfully used gene-editing tools on human embryos to correct defective DNA that cause inherited diseases. The Tech Review could not determin...More..

Atlanta Tap Water Has Contaminants, Advocacy Group Says
by | Thursday, July 27, 2017

Atlanta Tap Water Has Contaminants, Advocacy Group Says

Release of the tool is accompanied by a guidebook and a compelling summary of the state of drinking water in America. EWG last published a national drinking water report in 2009 in collaboration with the Ne...More..

I wanted to launch 'Hawayein' in the rain: Shah Rukh Khan
by | Thursday, July 27, 2017

I wanted to launch 'Hawayein' in the rain: Shah Rukh Khan

Shah Rukh Khan tweeted to say that Hawayein , which released yesterday evening, has become the most streamed song (for Indian films) within 24 hours and we know why. There were many moments, when we used to ta...More..

Yemen cholera outbreak tops 400000, draws high-level United Nations visit
by | Thursday, July 27, 2017

Yemen cholera outbreak tops 400000, draws high-level United Nations visit

UNICEF, WHO, and WFP said the conflict has resulted in disastrous scenes in Yemen's cities. Malnutrition makes them more susceptible to cholera. The UN top officials also met the self-styled prime minister,...More..

Charlie Gard to spend final hours in hospice, court rules
by | Thursday, July 27, 2017

Charlie Gard to spend final hours in hospice, court rules

This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly. Ms Yates walked out of Wednesday's hearing in tears after the judge set the timetable. The court order revealed that Gard ...More..

Officials confirm West Nile virus in Harrison County
by | Thursday, July 27, 2017

Officials confirm West Nile virus in Harrison County

He said as of Monday, July 24, there were no human cases of the virus in Saginaw county. A local resident has tested positive for West Nile Virus. Mosquitoes get infected with the disease by biting a bird tha...More..

Justice Department says civil rights laws won't apply to LGBTQ people
by | Thursday, July 27, 2017

Justice Department says civil rights laws won't apply to LGBTQ people

The Justice Department intervened in a discrimination case, to argue that civil rights laws should not protect gay workers from discrimination. The DOJ, however, claims that the EEOC can't make such a determi...More..

World Health Organization urges action for eliminating hepatitis in India, Southeast Asia
by | Thursday, July 27, 2017

World Health Organization urges action for eliminating hepatitis in India, Southeast Asia

Every year, over 1,00,000 Indians die of hepatitis B related complications. However, as of 2015, only 7% of the 71 million people with chronic hepatitis C had access to treatment. He further said that without...More..

E-cigarettes linked to helping people quit smoking
by | Thursday, July 27, 2017

E-cigarettes linked to helping people quit smoking

Overall, more people quit in the latest year that data was available - the 2014-15 year - than in the 2010-11 year. While the BMJ study does not address the number of current smokers who adopted the habit v...More..

Salmonella outbreak in 12 states linked to papayas — CDC
by | Thursday, July 27, 2017

Salmonella outbreak in 12 states linked to papayas — CDC

Neither the grower nor the region of Mexico where the papayas came from have been identified. Almost 50 cases of salmonella have been reported across 12 states, according to the FDA , resulting in one de...More..

Aadhaar case: AG says all privacy aspects not fundamental right
by | Thursday, July 27, 2017

Aadhaar case: AG says all privacy aspects not fundamental right

One of the more controversial comments that the attorney general made in the hearing was that the right has more credibility in "developed countries that are socially, economically and politically developed", a...More..

Venezuela vows to continue with new congress despite U.S. threats
by | Thursday, July 27, 2017

Venezuela vows to continue with new congress despite U.S. threats

Even the attorney general, longtime government loyalist Luisa Ortega, came out against Maduro and his plans, saying it was illegal to create such a body without a referendum. Mr. Maduro insists that a new c...More..

Texas official: Zika patient likely contracted virus in Texas
by | Thursday, July 27, 2017

Texas official: Zika patient likely contracted virus in Texas

The officials confirm that an individual has tested positive for the mosquito-borne virus, and say all indications are the person was likely bitten by a local mosquito. Most people infected with the virus have ...More..

Charlie Gard 'cannot go home to die', court rules
by | Thursday, July 27, 2017

Charlie Gard 'cannot go home to die', court rules

Mr Gard and Ms Yates, who are in their 30s and come from Bedfont, west London , had originally asked Mr Justice Francis to rule that Charlie should be allowed to undergo a therapy trial in NY. Charlie was dia...More..

Experts call for scrapping of antibiotics 'complete the course' message
by | Thursday, July 27, 2017

Experts call for scrapping of antibiotics 'complete the course' message

Numerous bacteria that are prone to causing risky antibiotic-resistant infections, such as Staph aureus and E coli , live on the body harmlessly without causing a problem most of the time. They call for re...More..

Laundering and bitcoins and extraditions, oh my!
by | Thursday, July 27, 2017

Laundering and bitcoins and extraditions, oh my!

Gox" - echoing claims released earlier today by the independent research group WizSec , which has investigated the theft of funds from the now-defunct Japan-based bitcoin exchange. "We won't beat around ...More..

Government 'respects' Supreme Court decision to end employment tribunal fees
by | Thursday, July 27, 2017

Government 'respects' Supreme Court decision to end employment tribunal fees

Even where fees are affordable , they prevent access to justice where they render it futile or irrational to bring a claim, for example where in claims for modest or no financial awards no sensible claimant ...More..

Hilary still a Category 2 hurricane as Greg weakens further
by | Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Hilary still a Category 2 hurricane as Greg weakens further

Such a storm would be rated as a Category 3 storm on the Saffir-Simpson 1 to 5 scale. Hot, muggy air returns for our Wednesday as a high upper ridge builds across Alabama today keeping widely scattered shower...More..

Experimental HIV vaccine regimen elicits immune responses in early trial
by | Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Experimental HIV vaccine regimen elicits immune responses in early trial

However, it may just be a matter of time before an antidote to the virus will be discovered as there are now 50 medicines and vaccines in development for HIV/AIDS infection, treatment, and prevention. "Althou...More..

Kajal Aggarwal shocked by manager's arrest
by | Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Kajal Aggarwal shocked by manager's arrest

In a new twist to the Tollywood drug scandal, actress Kajal Agarwal's manager Roni was arrested on Monday by Hyderabad police. Ronnie residence is in Hyderabad was raided by the SIT officials. After the names...More..

Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on Nigeria
by | Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on Nigeria

The attack started late Sunday night and left another 15 people wounded, spokesman Bello Danbatta with the Civilian-JTF group told The Associated Press. The third one blew off outside the fence of Dalori (1). ...More..

Hot Mic Captures Senator Ridiculing
by | Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Hot Mic Captures Senator Ridiculing "Unattractive" Colleague Who Wanted to Duel Her

Collins asked a peer presumed to be Democratic Sen. Jack Reed (R.I.), the ranking Democrat of the committee, said of Trump, according to the Washington Post . "I mean it's just incredibly irresponsible". The...More..

New study shows HIV can be controlled by injections every two months
by | Tuesday, July 25, 2017

New study shows HIV can be controlled by injections every two months

The family is said to be "really delighted". It was developed to help the immune system respond to multiple strains of HIV . Studying that something and replicating it could give rise to a new drug or vaccin...More..

World's first floating wind farm could revolutionise renewable energy industry
by | Tuesday, July 25, 2017

World's first floating wind farm could revolutionise renewable energy industry

New technology enables the structures to float in water which is too deep for conventional offshore wind farms. The floating tower is 100m with each blade spanning 75m. The project was funded by Norway's mo...More..

Deadly Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Papayas
by | Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Deadly Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Papayas

The one death was in NY. According to the CDC , 12 states have been affected, including 13 cases in NY, 12 in New Jersey and six in Virginia. The WHO said health officials are using PulseNet, the national s...More..

Boy Scouts Chant 'USA' For President Trump
by | Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Boy Scouts Chant 'USA' For President Trump

Trump did speak some of success, as he initially planned, encouraging the scouts to wear the organization's values as a badge of honor throughout their lives. "Very good", he told the boys. When the president...More..

Saudi-led bloc unveils new Qatar 'terrorist' list
by | Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Saudi-led bloc unveils new Qatar 'terrorist' list

According to the Saudi Press agency, six entities from Libya and three entities from Yemen, including media and charitable organizations, as well as individuals from Qatar, Yemen and Kuwait were included on the...More..

by | Tuesday, July 25, 2017

IAF to conduct flood rescue operations in Gujarat

Banaskantha, a district in Gujarat on Monday faced its worst ever floods in the recent years. Heavy rains due to southwest monsoon have worsened the situation in Gujarat with some of the districts like Amreli...More..

West Nile virus detected in mosquitoes in Orleans Parish
by | Tuesday, July 25, 2017

West Nile virus detected in mosquitoes in Orleans Parish

Paul Byers said. Vector Disease Control International, a private company contracted by the city, has confirmed the city's seventh and eighth positive West Nile Virus mosquito traps for 2017, according to a ci...More..