Travis Scott Meets Fan with Brain Tumor After Assist from Swizz Beatz

Travis Scott Meets Fan with Brain Tumor … Assist From Swizz Beatz 11/19/2018 7:06 AM PST EXCLUSIVE Travis Scott and Swizz Beatz teamed up to grant a fan’s wish, setting up a meeting between Travis and the teenager who’s been diagnosed with an aggressive brain tumor.  Travis took time out before his “Astroworld” music festival in Houston …

Potential life-saving peanut allergy drug on horizon, scientists say

Scientists are inching closer to a drug that may protect peanut allergy sufferers from potentially life-threatening complications that can occur due to accidental consumption. While the drug is not being hailed as a cure for peanut allergy, it has proven successful in building up patients’ tolerance to peanuts over time, lessening the potential for life-threatening …

Woman, 21, undergoes chemotherapy and store her eggs after mouth ulcer turns out to be CANCER

A young woman has shared shocking images of a mouth ulcer she ignored for three months – which turned into full-blown cancer. Millie Murphy, 21, said her life has been turned ‘upside down’ after she was diagnosed with cancer in April. Thinking it would go away on its own, Millie, from Doncaster, South Yorks, didn’t …

Pardon Me, Turkey, Is This Stool Taken? Scientists Turn Poultry Poop Into Fuel

The back-end product of a turkey is perfect for electricity production, according to scientists at Ben-Gurion University in Israel. When converted to combustible biomass fuel, it could also reduce greenhouse gases and provide a renewable energy source. Radius Images/Getty Images/Radius Images hide caption toggle caption Radius Images/Getty Images/Radius Images The back-end product of a turkey …

Nurses and midwives threaten series of 24 hour strikes unless pay is increased – Independent.ie

(Stock photo) Nurses and midwives threaten series of 24 hour strikes unless pay is increased Independent.ie Nurses and midwives have threatened a series of 24 hour strikes unless the government pushes up their pay. www.independent.ie/irish-news/health/nurses-and-midwives-threaten-series-of-24-hour-strikes-unless-pay-is-increased-37542537.html www.independent.ie/irish-news/health/article37542533.ece/49227/AUTOCROP/h342/6%20NEWS%20page19_hospital.jpg Email Nurses and midwives have threatened a series of 24 hour strikes unless the government pushes up their pay. …

Naloxone: The life-saving opioid overdose antidote more Americans need – 60 Minutes

In 1971, almost half a century ago, emergency rooms started reversing opioid overdoses using a medicine called naloxone. It’s generic today, and industry insiders told us it can cost as little as a nickel a dose to produce. In April, in response to the national opioid crisis, the U.S. surgeon general came out with an …

I want boys to learn the benefits of therapy to save their mental health as men

(Picture: Ella Byworth for Metro.co.uk) I’ve always struggled with my mental health. Until a year ago, I was always one negative thought away from going into a tailspin. It wasn’t until I started therapy that I finally learnt to deal with my emotions – and it’s something I want to encourage other men to do …

‘The man behind the curtain’: Interior’s No. 2 helps drive Trump’s agenda

Interior Deputy Secretary David Bernhardt poses for a photograph in the library at the Department of the Interior on Oct. 18, in Washington, D.C. He used to come to the public library when he was in law school. (Katherine Frey/The Washington Post) November 19 at 6:00 AM David Bernhardt, deputy secretary of the Department of …

Life-threatening aortic dissections on the rise in Canada, but often misdiagnosed

A little-known and life-threatening condition is showing up increasingly often in Canadian patients, according to a doctor who studied the condition’s prevalence in Ontario. Aortic dissection occurs when the aorta the main blood vessel in the chest is torn open. Dr. Maral Ouzounian, a cardiac surgeon at Toronto General Hospital, describes the dissection as “the …

New drug could save children from violent reactions to peanuts

The threat of children dying from violent reactions to peanuts can be removed using a “game-changer” treatment developed by scientists in Ireland and five other countries. More than two-thirds of children on the trial for a new immunotherapy can now safely eat peanuts, according to the results published in the prestigious New England Journal of …

Cancer-killing virus could deliver instructions that unmask tumours and prevent disease returning, study finds

Scientists using viruses to combat cancer have found a way to prevent the disease from returning by targetting the healthy cells tumours enslave to use as camouflage and life support. University of Oxford researchers say this is the first time they have been able to target the fibroblasts cells which have been “tricked” into supporting the tumours without causing …

Weight-Loss Surgery Data Indicates There Are Actually 4 Types of Obesity

Understanding the very different characteristics of subgroups of obese patients may hold the key to devising more effective weight-loss treatments and interventions, according to new research. Analyzing data from more than 2,400 obese patients who underwent bariatric weight-loss surgery, researchers identified at least four different patient subgroups that diverge significantly in eating behaviors and rate …

New trial shows allergy treatment helps protect children against peanut reactions

A new treatment for peanut allergy appears to allow children who are severely allergic to consume a small amount of peanut — potentially protecting them from having a reaction if they accidentally eat some. According to a clinical trial of about 500 children aged four to 17 published in the New England Journal of Medicine, …

Victorian Labor promises baby bundles for new parents, tax breaks to encourage paternity leave

Updated November 19, 2018 14:32:10 Photo: Labor says its ‘baby bundle’ will include a sleeping bag, muslin wraps and books among other items. (ABC News: Stephanie Anderson) Related Story: Not sure how to vote this state election? Here’s where Victoria’s major parties stand Victorian Labor is promising to provide all first-time parents with a bundle …

Toilet Signs Around The World Offer Advice And May Spark Laughter : Goats and Soda : NPR

Experts agree that the image on the left urges toilet users to flush toilet paper in the bowl rather than toss it in a trash can. As for the image on the right, it appears to offer a double warning: Don’t stand on the seat, don’t relieve yourself in the upper tank. Jennifer Wood/Courtesy of …

Girl, 6, with childhood dementia helps save little sister from illness

A six-year-old girl’s childhood diagnosis of a genetic disorder has helped her younger sister hold the same illness at bay. Nicole Rich and her sister Jesscia, three, both have Batten disease, which causes dementia and currently has no known cure or treatment on the NHS. It was too late to halt Nicole’s most devastating symptoms, …

Nick Jonas opens up about life with Type 1 diabetes, Priyanka Chopra shows support

Get the latest from TODAY Sign up for our newsletter SUBSCRIBE Nov. 18, 2018 / 7:13 PM GMT / Source: TODAY By Ronnie Koenig Nick Jonas was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes 13 years ago, and he’s sharing his struggle with the disease with his fans. In a post on Instagram, the singer showed side-by-side …

CBeebies Makaton episode: Boy with heart defect has incredible reaction to Rob Delaney’s bedtime story

A mother has shared a video of her son who has a heart defect responding in an amazing way to Rob Delaney’s episode of CBeebies Bedtime Stories, during which the actor told a bedtime story using Makaton sign language. Earlier this week, it was revealed that Delaney was to become the first person to tell …

‘I’m absolutely exhausted’ – pensioner who has cared for her ill daughter for 39 years – Independent.ie

Sisters Lavina and Finula Byrne ‘I’m absolutely exhausted’ – pensioner who has cared for her ill daughter for 39 years Independent.ie A desperate plea for realistic homecare support has been made by a “totally exhausted” mother who has cared for her ill daughter for 39 years. www.independent.ie/irish-news/health/im-absolutely-exhausted-pensioner-who-has-cared-for-her-ill-daughter-for-39-years-37539604.html www.independent.ie/incoming/article37539243.ece/a83c5/AUTOCROP/h342/Lena%20Byrne%20daughter%20Finula.jpg Email A desperate plea for realistic homecare …

Mental health first aid should be mandatory in every workplace, business leaders tell Theresa May

Theresa May should ensure “mental health first aid” is available in every workplace alongside staff trained to respond to basic injuries, according to a letter backed by British businesses. Royal Mail, WH Smith, Alan Sugar and management consultants PwC are among more than 50 companies asking the prime minister to fulfil her manifesto pledge to update health …

Sophia Floersch Fractures Spine After Horrific Crash at Macau Grand Prix

Race Car Driver Sophia Floersch Fractures Spine in Horrific Crash … At Macau Grand Prix 11/18/2018 12:19 PM PST [embedded content] Sophia Floersch — a German Formula 3 driver — survived a terrifying crash during a race in China that easily could’ve killed her … but left her with a fractured spine instead. The 17-year-old …