Health


"Orange Goes Pink" initiative to raise funds, awareness about breast cancer

The survey of 1288 Australians found 48 per cent of women with daughters aged 10 or above have had a conversation about breast health with their children, while just 22 per cent of women had the same conversation with their own mother. All of the fanfare is aimed at continuing to raise the awareness about breast cancer and the need to raise funds for research. Her mother, aunty and grandmother have all battled the disease, and the 32-year-old carries the BRCA2 genetic mutation.


Treatment restores signs of awareness in brain-injured man

Treatment restores signs of awareness in brain-injured man

Brains aren't supposed to work that way. As the team writes in their report, their unique findings directly contradict the general assumption that spending 12 months or longer in a vegetative state makes the condition irreversible. After a month of VNS, the patient exhibited improved response capabilities. Doctors stimulate the vagus nerve to treat depression and seizures from epilepsy .


Iran tests ballistic missile

Iran tests ballistic missile

Announcing the adoption of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, then-Secretary of State John Kerry said that the agreement marked a "measurable step away from the prospect of nuclear proliferation, towards transparency and cooperation". The administration, though, was far from transparent or cooperative about explaining the Iran deal. If he does not, Congress has 60 days to decide whether to reimpose sanctions waived under the deal.


Pittsburgh Steelers to stay in locker room during national anthem on Sunday

Pittsburgh Steelers to stay in locker room during national anthem on Sunday

During the anthem, Tomlin and a handful of coaches stood on a largely empty Pittsburgh sideline without any players. "I was unable to sleep last night and want to share my thoughts and feelings on our team's decision to remain in the tunnel for the national anthem", Roethlisberger said.


Fresh fires, bomb blast in Myanmar's Rakhine

Fresh fires, bomb blast in Myanmar's Rakhine

In a humanitarian gesture, Hindus in Bangladesh on Friday chose to cut the expenses of the upcoming Durga Puja to set up a fund to provide relief for the Rohingya refugees who poured into the country following the ethnic violence in Myanmar.