• Disease X' Added to the WHO R&D Blueprint List
Disease X' Added to the WHO R&D Blueprint List

Contenders are weighed primarily on their potential to rapidly epidemics of huge proportions, even global pandemics, as well as the real-life damage they have proven capable of. According to WHO, "Disease X" will be caused by a pathogen which is not yet identified to cause human diseases. "It may seem unusual to be adding an "X" but the point is ...

Read more

  • Bracketology 2018: Davidson wins the A 10 title, ruining someone's NCAA dreams
Bracketology 2018: Davidson wins the A 10 title, ruining someone's NCAA dreams

Most experts predicted before Saturday's play that the Bonnies would make the NCAA field, which will be announced Sunday evening. As Davidson finished off Rhode Island, Curry posted an Instagram story of his live reaction from the Warriors' facility.

Read more

  • Second phase of Pulse Polio campaign from tomorrow
Second phase of Pulse Polio campaign from tomorrow

Around 11,630 children will be provided with the drops at 402 centres in the city. In order to ensure that cent percent target is achieved, the District Development Commissioner directed the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) to constitute mobile teams for conducting door-to-door surveys in the district.

Read more

  • CDC Says Lung disease killed Dentists very fast
CDC Says Lung disease killed Dentists very fast

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . Seven of the patients had died, Newsweek reports . The CDC has said that though cases of the disease have been linked to certain types of jobs, there is no published data about the association between dentists and International Monetary Fund.

Read more

  • British police investigates anti-Muslim letters
British police investigates anti-Muslim letters

Reports on social media show letters have been distributed in various towns and cities across the country, including Bristol, Sheffield and London. In a tweet, Mr Javid called reports of the letters "disturbing" and said "we will do everything in our power to tackle those who spread hate".

Read more

  • Alberta signs letter to US President Donald Trump opposing steel tariffs
Alberta signs letter to US President Donald Trump opposing steel tariffs

Analysis by chief foreign correspondent Philip WilliamsSo are we or are we not? Shares in China's steel and aluminium makers fell on Friday morning. The people briefed on the plans said all countries affected by the tariffs would be invited to negotiate with the Trump administration to be exempted from the tariffs if they can address the thre...

Read more

  • Winger Reus signs new Dortmund contract to 2023
Winger Reus signs new Dortmund contract to 2023

Reus, 28, has undoubted talent but his career has been fragmented by injuries which forced him out of both the last World Cup and Euro 2016. The Germany global, 28, has been linked with several top European clubs in his career, but is now committed to Dortmund until 2023.

Read more

  • Barack and Michelle Obama to launch new TV shows on Netflix
Barack and Michelle Obama to launch new TV shows on Netflix

Jill Abramson, 63, the former executive editor for The New York Times from 2011 to 2014, claimed she keeps a therapy doll of the 44th president to get her through the Trump Administration, she wrote in The Guardian Mar. A deal between Netflix and the Obamas would be huge for the streaming service. Under the terms of a proposed deal, Netflix...

Read more

  • Qatar accuses UAE, Bahrain of new airspace violations
Qatar accuses UAE, Bahrain of new airspace violations

The Manama Centre for Human Rights (MCHR) has called on the worldwide community and the United Nations agencies to appoint a special rapporteur on the human rights situation in Qatar, in light of the grave human rights violations committed by the Qatari regime against citizens and residents.

Read more

  • In India, terminally ill now have the right to die with dignity
In India, terminally ill now have the right to die with dignity

However, the verdict has put a rider on the " living will " for being permitted with legally valid permission from the family members of the person seeking passive euthanasia and decision by a team of expert doctors that the said person as a patient could not be revived.

Read more

  • Wild day of trades has Browns fans losing their heads — Twitter reaction
Wild day of trades has Browns fans losing their heads — Twitter reaction

In the deal, the Bills receive the Browns 65th overall pick in this year's draft . The move will give them around $34M in cap room. The franchise tag allows Landry to sign an offer sheet with another team. Taylor is better than any quarterback on the roster now, and he's more proven than Bengals backup A.J. McCarron, who likely lands elsewhere...

Read more

  • China box office collection: Black Panther eyes 3rd-biggest MCU opening
China box office collection: Black Panther eyes 3rd-biggest MCU opening

To break it down further, that puts Black Panther at $521 million domestically in the US alone, ranking it 9th of All-Time and its still rising. Forbes reports the film earned $9.9 million Friday (Mar. Black Panther , which cost $200 million to make before marketing, was a bold move on the part of Disney and Marvel Studios' Kevin Feige ....

Read more

  • The General Mills (GIS) Lowered to Hold at Gabelli
The General Mills (GIS) Lowered to Hold at Gabelli

American International Group Inc. now owns 9,027,740 shares of the company's stock valued at $467,276,000 after buying an additional 8,528,534 shares during the period. (GIS ) has an Analysts' Mean Recommendation of 2.8. Moreover, Btr Capital Management has 0.05% invested in General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) were released by: Marketwatch.com and their...

Read more

  • Burlington Stores (BURL) PT Raised to $146.00
Burlington Stores (BURL) PT Raised to $146.00

On Friday, March 3 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Outperform". It has outperformed by 10.05% the S&P500. Results: Burlington Stores earned $2.17 a share on sales of $1.9 billion. Ny State Common Retirement Fund owns 0.03% invested in Burlington Stores, Inc . (NYSE:BURL) for 21,590 shares. 6,559 were reported b...

Read more

  • 125 people part of large HIV/syphilis cluster in city
125 people part of large HIV/syphilis cluster in city

Among those diagnosed are a dozen high school students, which is a alarming statistic to ponder. Health experts are calling the cluster a "sentinel event" because of the number of young people being affected and becoming HIV positive, as well as the fact that three babies have been born with syphilis .

Read more

  • 5 major developments this flu season
5 major developments this flu season

So far this winter, 112 deaths have been attributed to the flu. Gupta is recommending people get vaccinated if they haven't done so already. Widespread in the Palmetto State for the past 10 weeks, S.C. "However, the reality of such a vaccine is likely to still be many years away", Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said in p...

Read more

  • Maharashtra budget: Health insurance for the needy gets poor funding
Maharashtra budget: Health insurance for the needy gets poor funding

The Budget document concedes that off-budget borrowings for infrastructure projects may result in a substantial increase in the contingent liabilities of the state, but defends the move. It has also allocated Rs 9,949 crore for the social justice department. The Budget has further allocated Rs 1,500 crore for Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis" fla...

Read more

  • Exercise regularly to keep yourself young and fit
Exercise regularly to keep yourself young and fit

The study suggests that what has come to be an expected loss of immune protection may be caused by a lack of exercise, not by simply getting older. Male cyclists also had higher testosterone levels than men in the control group, according to the study authors.

Read more

  • Vitamin D linked to lower cancer risk, say researchers
Vitamin D linked to lower cancer risk, say researchers

Vitamin D is found in abundance in seafood and mushrooms, and can also be produced in the body when one is exposed to sunlight. By maintaining calcium levels in the body, it helps keep bones, teeth, and muscles healthy. The authors also note that none of the cancers examined showed there was any increased risk associated with higher vitamin D level...

Read more

  • Tainted Chicken Salad Causes Salmonella Outbreak Across Seven States — CDC Report
Tainted Chicken Salad Causes Salmonella Outbreak Across Seven States — CDC Report

IN and South Dakota are new states reporting outbreak cases. The chain pulled the chicken salad from its stores on February 9 after the Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals contacted the company about illnesses. Since public health agencies receive information on those infected 2-4 weeks after an illness starts, there may still be unreported ...

Read more

  • Shami wanted me to have physical relations with his brother: Hasin Jahan
Shami wanted me to have physical relations with his brother: Hasin Jahan

She uploaded photographs and phone numbers of some of these women as well. This is just an attempt to defame me."The Board of Control for Cricket in India dropped Shami from a list of contracted players unveiled Wednesday, which saw skipper Virat Kohli and other top Test players awarded salaries just above $1 million.A supervisory committee oversee...

Read more

  • World Kidney Day awareness campaign
World Kidney Day awareness campaign

The blood filtration is carried out by the kidneys with the help of millions of tiny filters called nephrons, which stop functioning once they get damaged. India has more than 69 million people with Type 2 Diabetes Melitus, and these numbers are expected to rise to 140 million by 2040 and an nearly half of them remain undiagnosed.

Read more

  • Townsend wants even more from Scotland against Ireland
Townsend wants even more from Scotland against Ireland

Ireland will have plenty of strong ball carriers on the field against Scotland in the likes of Tadhg Furlong and CJ Stander and they will be key to Ireland's hopes of winning. Ireland lost there, Australia lost there, France and England have both lost there, so it just shows how tough it is against Scotland . Jones has now opted for a back t...

Read more

  • Philip Morris International Inc. to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $1.07 (PM)
Philip Morris International Inc. to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $1.07 (PM)

Truenorth Inc who had been investing in Alibaba Group Hldg Ltd for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $487.38 billion market cap company. Also, insider Marc S. Firestone sold 13,650 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Thursday, February 22nd. The stock is trading $104.93 its 50-day moving average by -1.96%.

Read more

  • United Kingdom to pay for new £700000 prison wing in Nigeria
United Kingdom to pay for new £700000 prison wing in Nigeria

The construction of the new section, is a fulfilment of a 2014 prisoners' transfer agreement reached between Nigeria and British governments. Nigerian prisons - many of them built by British colonisers more than 100 years ago - are severely overcrowded, leading to the spread of diseases.

Read more