19,5 million people on life-saving HIV/Aids treatment - UNAIDS

19,5 million people on life-saving HIV/Aids treatment - UNAIDS

In contrast, progress against the targets has been poor in the Middle East, North Africa, Eastern Europe and Central Asia, where AIDS-related deaths have pointedly risen. The UN also estimates deaths from HIV have been cut in half since 2005. Among them, 1.8 million were children and 2.1 million people contracted HIV in 2015 itself. Read More

20 dead in Yemen from Saudi-led coalition attack

20 dead in Yemen from Saudi-led coalition attack

Yemeni officials said several women and children were among the casualties. The attack took place in the country's embattled governorate of Taiz, and UNHCR said most of the fatalities were believed to be from the same family. Another suspected coalition raid in Taez province in May was reported to have killed more than 20 civilians. "UNHCR, as the lead agency for protection under the coordinated humanitarian response in Yemen, has been appealing to parties to the conflict to ensure their ... Read More

Artificial Sweeteners Have Been Linked To Weight Gain

Artificial Sweeteners Have Been Linked To Weight Gain

However, it's possible this evidence review is blaming artificial sweeteners for health problems attributable to an otherwise poor diet or other unhealthy lifestyle choices, countered the Calorie Control Council . The other school holds that artificial sweeteners might influence the body itself in some as-yet-unknown way, Azad said. Nonnutritive sweeteners may also alter the body's response to sweetness over time , changing the way it metabolizes actual sugar, says Susan Swithers, a ... Read More

Charlie Gard Case: American Doctor Arrives Examine Terminally Ill Baby

Charlie Gard Case: American Doctor Arrives Examine Terminally Ill Baby

The Telegraph reported that Michio Hirano , a professor of neurology at the Columbia University Medical Center in NY, is scheduled to visit Great Ormond Street Hospital in London on Monday and Tuesday to examine Charlie, who is suffering from a rare genetic condition and is believed to have brain damage. Read More

Surgeons find 27 contact lenses lodged in woman's eye

Surgeons find 27 contact lenses lodged in woman's eye

She thought that the discomfort she's being feeling is just a part of old age. She had originally chalked her discomfort up to dry eye and her advanced age, but as it turned out, 17 contact lenses were found in the affected eye at first. Or, at least, I'm pretty sure you're not supposed to casually keep 27 contact lenses in your eye socket. Doctors didn't find the clump of lenses until they were injecting anesthesia into her eye in preparation for the medical procedure. Read More

Floyd Mayweather Comments On Conor McGregor Calling Him

Floyd Mayweather Comments On Conor McGregor Calling Him "Boy"

As per the Guardian, during the press conference, McGregor made fun of Mayweather's clothes, mocked his unpaid tax bill and promised to knock the boxing great out in less than four rounds. It's the cleanest four-letter word uttered by the Irish UFC star McGregor and the undefeated boxer Mayweather during a foul-mouthed promotional tour that stopped Thursday at the Barclays Center . Read More

United Kingdom court rehears Charlie Gard case in light of new evidence

United Kingdom court rehears Charlie Gard case in light of new evidence

But doctors said it was "right to explore" any new evidence and said they were seeking the court's view. Charlie's parents had previously lost several appeals to bring him to the US for experimental treatment for his mitochondrial depletion syndrome, a rare genetic disease that has left the boy brain damaged. Read More

Ed Orgeron, LSU players not bothered by Florida's homecoming scheduling

Ed Orgeron, LSU players not bothered by Florida's homecoming scheduling

Merely being back behind the podium at SEC media days is a huge success for Orgeron in itself, but after 10 years away, now it's Orgeron's job to prove his presence in Hoover should become an annual event. That led to a coaching career with more stops than a Greyhound local route. "I was going to treat the team exactly how I treat my sons". And I was going to treat every coach on the coach staff with respect and let him coach his position as he knew it. Read More

New York's 'summer of hell' won't affect Boston-much

New York's 'summer of hell' won't affect Boston-much

Andrew Cuomo said would be a " summer of hell " for riders. All three canceled some services, rerouted others, and warned travelers to expect delays throughout the duration of the repairs, which began on Monday and are scheduled to be done September 1. Read More

Pakistan Investigators Want Sharif Tried Over Unexplained Assets

Pakistan Investigators Want Sharif Tried Over Unexplained Assets

A corruption case in the Panama Papers case should be filed against Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif and his two sons Hussain and Hassan, suggests JIT ( Joint Investigation Team) that is looking into the assets of one of the most powerful family in Pakistan. Read More

Brooklyn Nets, Toronto Raptors Agree to Trade Involving DeMarre Carroll

Brooklyn Nets, Toronto Raptors Agree to Trade Involving DeMarre Carroll

Miles in a sign-and-trade with in for Cory Joseph . Lowry's deal is worth a reported US$100 million while Ibaka signed a $65 million contract. The Raptors are signing Miles to a three-year/$25 million deal with a player option for the third year. Read More

Pak Opens Fire Along LoC, 2 Killed

Pak Opens Fire Along LoC, 2 Killed

The martyred jawan had come home on leave. "Very heavy shelling is going on in areas like Khadi, Karmara andGuplur", he said. Zargar said ambulances are kept on alert mode in border areas to shift the victims of cross-LoC firing to hospitals at the earliest. Read More

Munna Michael's new song 'Swag' released!

Munna Michael's new song 'Swag' released!

And, we must say the duo sets the stage on fire. Ever since the news of Munna Michael was announced, everybody wanted to see how Nawaz would be able to match steps with Tiger Shroff , who is a self-confessed Michael Jackson fan and is a terrific dancer. Read More

Sleep Problems Tied To Increased Risk Of Alzheimer's Disease

Sleep Problems Tied To Increased Risk Of Alzheimer's Disease

People who sleep badly could be at a greater risk of Alzheimer's later in life, new research has suggested. This build-up is known to cause toxic clumps in the brain, which are believed to be the signature hallmark of the disease. She added that doctors should encourage adults to improve the quality of their sleep to reduce the number of Alzheimer's sufferers in the future. 'Sleep may be a modifiable risk factor for Alzheimer's disease during the earliest stages of the disease, before ... Read More

Indian police cast doubt on woman's account of acid attack

Indian police cast doubt on woman's account of acid attack

The victim was first acid attacked in 2011 followed by other serious attacks again in 2011, twice in 2012 and another in 2013. The police had provided her with security after the alleged attack. State Women Welfare Minister Rita Bahuguna Joshi said, "There was a guard and some girls, who were there on the hostel roof, when the incident took place but none of them saw anyone". Read More

Trump Once Again Scrambles GOP's Efforts to Repeal and Replace Obamacare

Trump Once Again Scrambles GOP's Efforts to Repeal and Replace Obamacare

The overwhelming unpopularity of the Trumpcare bill forced Senator McConnell, a man used to being unpopular, to delay the vote until after his self-imposed July 4th deadline. So McConnell is reworking the plan, hoping to find a sweet spot between conservatives and moderates that will get a majority and still conform to Senate rules . Read More

Perry Calls For 'Intellectual' Debate On Man's Role

Perry Calls For 'Intellectual' Debate On Man's Role

Perry told host Joe Kernan that carbon dioxide was not "the primary control knob" for climate change . Despite the heaps of global research on these impacts, this a coded line of questioning that many Republicans in Congress lean on, particularly Texas' own Lamar Smith , the chair of the House science committee who's accused multiple government agencies of falsifying climate change data. Read More

Porte ready for

Porte ready for "massive opportunity" to win Tour

But Porte dismissed that as nothing more than mind games by the three-times victor. Ten years ago, it would have been hard to envisage the Tour de France starting here, or anywhere else in Germany . Everybody's at the top of their form and I am too. "It's the first time in my career I have a fully dedicated team to me so it's my chance to have as good a crack as winning this race as possible". Read More

Severe thunderstorms likely to return today to Upstate NY

Severe thunderstorms likely to return today to Upstate NY

The National Weather Service in Omaha extended the risk just before noon Tuesday. Small hail and locally heavy rainfall may also accompany the strongest storms. Highs will be in the mid-upper 80s and slightly more humid on Sunday. Thus, higher severe probabilities (attendant to categorical slight risk) have been expanded some across portions of northeastern Colorado. Read More

North Korea denies torturing American detainee Otto Warmbier

It accused South Korea of tarnishing North Korea's image with "slanderous talk about cruel treatment and torture " while having no knowledge of the "humanitarian" treatment Warmbier received. Donald Trump also hit out at North Korea, claiming "a lot of bad things happened" to Mr Warmbier during his captivity in the country. Mr Warmbier's former football coach, Steve Thomas, said the Jewish student came from a religious family and was involved in mission trips and a birthright trip to Israel. Read More