Health

Canada backs sanctions legislation targeting rights abusers

Canada backs sanctions legislation targeting rights abusers

The bill, which was proposed by an opposition legislator and is nearly certain to become law, is inspired by the case of Sergei Magnitsky, an anti-corruption lawyer who died in 2009 after a year in a Russian jail. Based on the Russian reaction to other nations that implemented legislation in response to this case, it's likely that this law will further cool relations between Canada and Russia.


Uterus transplant carried out at Pune hospital, 'First in India'

Uterus transplant carried out at Pune hospital, 'First in India'

A team of 12 doctors, headed by Dr Shailesh Puntambekar, performed the surgery which started at 12 noon today and ended at 9.15 pm at Galaxy Care Laparoscopy Institute here. If the recipient conceives, the baby must be delivered through caesarean section and the recipient will also have to take immune suppressants life- long to prevent her body from rejecting the donor uterus.



Teenager died after too many caffeine drinks

Richland County Coroner Gary Watts told the station on Monday that caffeine caused the fatal cardiac event, as the SC teen drank a plethora of caffeinated drinks that day-including a large diet Mountain Dew, a cafe latte, and an unidentified energy drink.


Entrance to Baku's museums to be free

Entrance to Baku's museums to be free

Did you know? One of the most prized possessions of the museum is a 160 million-year-old fossil bone of a dinosaur called a Sauropod.Sulabh International museum of toilets (yes, you heard that right!) traces the history of the toilet for the past 4,500 years.


Lions hooker Ken Owens hurts ankle and a doubt for NZ tour

Lions hooker Ken Owens hurts ankle and a doubt for NZ tour

The Wales worldwide has already been assessed by the Lions medical team and they will take another look at the injury prior to the squads training camp in Ireland next week. The Lions leave for their 10-match tour on May 29. Asked about Owens' injury, Best told reporters at the Lions' training base: "We heard that today".


Eating tree nuts can stave off colon cancer recurrence

Eating tree nuts can stave off colon cancer recurrence

None of their cancers had spread. These preliminary findings jibe with those of a second trial. "Rather, patients with colon cancer should be optimistic, and they should eat a healthy diet, including tree nuts, which may not only keep them healthier, but may also further decrease the chances of the cancer coming back", said ASCO president Daniel Hayes.