President Joe Biden said on Friday (Feb 18) that Russia President Vladimir Putin has decided to invade Ukraine.

President Joe Biden said on Friday (Feb 18) that Russia President Vladimir Putin has decided to invade Ukraine, and that he continues to spread false information to try to build a pretext for a military strike that could happen in … Continue reading President Joe Biden said on Friday (Feb 18) that Russia President Vladimir Putin has decided to invade Ukraine.

Cushing’s syndrome is a debilitating endocrine disorder characterized by excessive cortisol levels in the blood.

Definition Cushing’s syndrome is a debilitating endocrine disorder characterized by excessive cortisol levels in the blood which may be the result of a tumor of the pituitary gland, adrenal glands (located above the kidneys) or from tumors or cancer arising … Continue reading Cushing’s syndrome is a debilitating endocrine disorder characterized by excessive cortisol levels in the blood.

Israeli police on horseback scattered protesters on Friday (Feb 18) in the flashpoint east Jerusalem.

Israeli police on horseback scattered protesters on Friday (Feb 18) in the flashpoint east Jerusalem neighbourhood of Sheikh Jarrah, where demonstrators poured in to support Palestinians facing eviction by Jewish settlers. The scuffles there came alongside protests elsewhere in the … Continue reading Israeli police on horseback scattered protesters on Friday (Feb 18) in the flashpoint east Jerusalem.

General Motors seeks US approval to deploy self driving technology cruise.

General Motors and its self-driving technology unit Cruise have petitioned US regulators for permission to build and deploy a self-driving vehicle without human controls like steering wheels or brake pedals, Cruise said Friday (Feb 18). Cruise said in a blog post it … Continue reading General Motors seeks US approval to deploy self driving technology cruise.

(IOC) President Thomas Bach to discuss what it said were human rights abuses at the Beijing Winter Games.

The Sport & Rights Alliance on Friday requested a meeting with International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach to discuss what it said were human rights abuses at the Beijing Winter Games, including the doping case involving Russian figure skater … Continue reading (IOC) President Thomas Bach to discuss what it said were human rights abuses at the Beijing Winter Games.

Russian military hackers were behind a spate of distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks that briefly knocked Ukrainian banking.

Russian military hackers were behind a spate of distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks that briefly knocked Ukrainian banking and government websites offline, the United States and the United Kingdom said on Friday (Feb 18). US deputy national security adviser Anne … Continue reading Russian military hackers were behind a spate of distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks that briefly knocked Ukrainian banking.

Transverse myelitis (TM) is a neurological condition that happens when both sides of the same section of the spinal cord become inflamed.

Definition Transverse myelitis (TM) is a neurological condition that happens when both sides of the same section of the spinal cord become inflamed. This inflammation can damage myelin, the fatty substance that covers your nerves. Loss of myelin often leads … Continue reading Transverse myelitis (TM) is a neurological condition that happens when both sides of the same section of the spinal cord become inflamed.

Rosacea (roe-ZAY-she-uh) is a common skin condition that causes redness and visible blood vessels in your face.

Definition Rosacea (roe-ZAY-she-uh) is a common skin condition that causes redness and visible blood vessels in your face. It may also produce small, red, pus-filled bumps. These signs and symptoms may flare up for a period of weeks to months … Continue reading Rosacea (roe-ZAY-she-uh) is a common skin condition that causes redness and visible blood vessels in your face.

Thalassemia is an inherited blood disorder in which the body makes an abnormal form of hemoglobin.

Definition Thalassemia is an inherited blood disorder in which the body makes an abnormal form of hemoglobin. Hemoglobin is the protein molecule in red blood cells that carries oxygen. The disorder results in excessive destruction of red blood cells, which … Continue reading Thalassemia is an inherited blood disorder in which the body makes an abnormal form of hemoglobin.