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Medicine Brett Kavanaugh '90 Nominated to US Supreme Court
Author: 0 Brett Kavanaugh '90 Nominated to US Supreme Court

Mike Lee, R-Utah, to the Supreme Court, but there is some hope for those holding out for a third SCOTUS vacancy for Trump to fill with a conservative. "And a President who is concerned about an ongoing criminal investigation is nearly inevitably going to do a worse job as President". It is not yet a done deal as the nominee must be confirmed by the US Senate, which Trump's Republican party narrowly controls by 51-49.

Medicine U.S. FDA Approves Cannabis-Based Medicine
Author: 0 U.S. FDA Approves Cannabis-Based Medicine

A statement from the UK-based GW pharmaceutical company said , "First pharmaceutical formulation of highly-purified, plant-based cannabidiol ( CBD ), a cannabinoid lacking the high associated with marijuana , and the first in a new category of anti-epileptic drugs ".

Author: 0 FDA Approves The First Marijuana-Derived Drug For Childhood Epilepsy

United Kingdom -based GW Pharmaceuticals says the solution, taken by mouth, is made from a proprietary strain of cannabis created to maximize a therapeutic component while minimizing components that produce euphoria. But it's not quite medical marijuana . CBD is the common abbreviation for cannabidiol , a chemical derived from cannabis. "I'm really happy we have a product that will be much cleaner and one that I know what it is", said Dr.

Medicine Tens of thousands join Indian leader for world yoga day
Author: 0 Tens of thousands join Indian leader for world yoga day

In India , the main event was kick-started by Prime Minister Narendra Modi who performed yoga along with over 50,000 enthusiasts at Dehradun's sprawling Forest Research Institute. "Designed to help individuals build self-realisation, ease any suffering they may be experiencing and allow for a state of liberation, (yoga) is practised by the young and old without discriminating against gender, class or religion", UNESCO added in a tweet.

Medicine U.S. Justice's ACA decision is latest of many shifts
Author: 0 U.S. Justice's ACA decision is latest of many shifts

In a letter penned by Attorney General Jeff Sessions , the administration declares that it will not defend the existing law of the land contained within the ACA and will instead side with the plaintiffs in the contention that it is unconstitutional to require most Americans to have health insurance and that, by extension, any mandated protections in the ACA preventing insurance companies from discriminating against people living with pre-existing conditions are no longer valid.

Medicine Democratic leader Chuck Schumer: 'We can't just be anti
Author: 0 Democratic leader Chuck Schumer: 'We can't just be anti

It's something Corker acknowledged to reporters when he noted that "doing anything up here is like pushing a major boulder uphill". They plan to push it through their think-tank, grassroots political network , and Hispanic libertarian group .

Medicine Another Indian state reports Nipah virus death, fanning fears of spread
Author: 0 Another Indian state reports Nipah virus death, fanning fears of spread

Roja, who was admitted to Kozhikode Medical College Hospital, was tested negative for NiV twice. The Nipah virus outbreak doesn't hold any threat anymore here, he said. A common example is consumption of raw date palm sap contaminated with infectious bat excretions. The bats leave their secretions in the fruit they eat.

Medicine Women with Common Form of Breast Cancer Can Skip Chemotherapy
Author: 0 Women with Common Form of Breast Cancer Can Skip Chemotherapy

Gordan Srkalovic. "Patients who had chemotherapy plus an anti- hormone pill versus an anti-hormone pill alone - they had no difference in terms of their survival or outcomes long-term". Some study leaders consult for breast cancer drugmakers or for the company that makes the gene test . Apparently, those who are receiving the said treatment under current medical standards don't actually need it.

Author: 0 E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce killed 5, sickened 197

That means it is unlikely that any romaine lettuce from the Yuma growing region is still available in people's homes, grocery stores or restaurants due to its 21-day shelf life. They haven't been able yet to trace the affected lettuce back to one particular farm, processor or distributor, FDA authorities said in an update Thursday .

Medicine Video reveals what cigarettes really do to your heart
Author: 0 Video reveals what cigarettes really do to your heart

The other area of awareness is the feasible actions that governments and the public can take to reduce the risks to heart health posed by tobacco. Sanjay Seth, trustee , Sambandh Health Foundation, said that tobacco use was estimated to cause almost 10 per cent of all cardiovascular diseases.

Medicine Sleep in this weekend
Author: 0 Sleep in this weekend

However there is a higher mortality risk if a person is consistently getting less than five hours sleep or more than nine hours sleep , compared to people who are consistently sleeping around six to seven hours a night throughout the week.

Medicine Nipah virus claims another life in Kerala, 9 others under observation
Author: 0 Nipah virus claims another life in Kerala, 9 others under observation

The samples from bats found dead in Himachal Pradesh, which were sent to the National Institute of Virology in Pune, have been found negative, the officer said. The latest death involves one more family member in the original illness cluster, lifting the number of deaths in the outbreak to 12, The Hindu , an English-language newspaper based in India , reported today.

Medicine Nipah virus: Deadly disease spreading as India widens quarantine area
Author: 0 Nipah virus: Deadly disease spreading as India widens quarantine area

Hindustan Times delivers the news across all social media platforms, on the web, and at your doorstep. According to a health ministry official, the infection has a high mortality rate. Keeping in mind the sacrifice of 28-year-old Lini Puthussery, a nurse at Perambra Taluk hospital, who died after being infected by the virus while treating her patients, Government today chose to give a job to her husband and financial assistance of rs 10 lakh each for her two sons- aged five and two.

Medicine FDA: Teething babies don’t need medicine
Author: 0 FDA: Teething babies don’t need medicine

The FDA has warned companies of legal action if these products are not removed from the market and their sales are not stopped for babies. The agency is also asking manufacturers to add warnings on all oral health products that contain the numbing ingredient.

Medicine US Judge to Donald Trump: 'You Can't Block Twitter Users'
Author: 0 US Judge to Donald Trump: 'You Can't Block Twitter Users'

The claimants argued their First Amendment (free speech) rights "have been and will continue to be encumbered and the ability to communicate has been and will be limited because of each individual plaintiff's personal ownership of a Twitter account that was blocked".

Medicine JJ Watt visits injured victims of Texas high school shooting
Author: 0 JJ Watt visits injured victims of Texas high school shooting

Pagourtzis is facing capital murder charges in the deaths of eight students and two teachers. Tisdale's mother, Cynthia Tisdale, worked a substitute teacher at Santa Fe high, and his daughter also went there, according to his statement, which was read on his behalf at a news conference on Monday.

Medicine Timelapse shows the dramatic glow of Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano as eruption continues
Author: 0 Timelapse shows the dramatic glow of Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano as eruption continues

At least 47 homes and other structures have been destroyed by almost two dozen fissures in the Leilani Estates and Lanipuna Gardens, and a man was seriously injured on Saturday by flying lava. "It was incredible. It was just the event of a lifetime", Clinton said. "It was all happening at one time". Scientists say lava from Kilauea is causing explosions as it enters the ocean, which can look like fireworks.

Medicine Emergency meeting called as Ebola spreads to Congolese city
Author: 0 Emergency meeting called as Ebola spreads to Congolese city

Ebola has twice made it to Congo's capital in the past and was rapidly stopped. Moreover, WHO has deployed 4,000 experimental Ebola vaccines in DRC and more of the vaccines should reach DRC in the coming days. Ebola is a highly infectious disease spread through contact with even small amounts of bodily fluid of an infected person. Doctors Without Borders said 514 people believed to have been in contact with infected people were being monitored.