Karnataka Couple shunned by Villagers over Intercaste Marriage

A Karnataka-based couple are bearing the brunt of having an intercaste marriage, with villagers shunning them and their newborn. The incident has prompted government intervention, with officials hoping to convince the villagers to be more accommodating towards the couple, who have speech and hearing impairments. Savithramma is originally from Karnataka’s Chitradurga district. After finishing her diploma, she began working at […]

University of Cincinnati research shows widespread naloxone distribution not enough to impact overdose death rate

The highest ever number of opioid-related overdose deaths in the United States was recorded in 2020 at 68,630, a 68% increase in just two years. Naloxone is a medicine that can rapidly reverse an opioid overdose, but a new study out of the University of Cincinnati finds that widespread community distribution of naloxone through a take-home naloxone (THN) program did […]

Study shows nearly 300% increase in ADHD medication errors

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is among the most common pediatric neurodevelopmental disorders. In 2019, nearly 10% of United States (U.S.) children had a diagnosis of ADHD. Approximately 3.3 million children, or roughly 5 out of every 100 children in the U.S., are currently prescribed medication for ADHD. In a new study, published today in Pediatrics, researchers at the Center for Injury Research and Policy and Central […]

9-1-1: Lone Star Season 5 Release Date, Plot, Cast, and More!

9-1-1: Lone Star Season 5: The popular American procedural drama television series is coming back for another season. Here’s everything you need to know! 9-1-1: Lone Star is a procedural drama television series that revolves around the personal and professional lives of individuals, including the police, fire, and ambulance departments of Company 126 in Austin, Texas. The show, which Fox […]

Anas Sarwar honours Youngsters completing ‘Mini PhD’

At a ceremony in Glasgow, 23 youngsters received awards for completing a leading abacus training programme, with Scottish Labour leader Anas Sarwar MSP presenting trophies and certificates. The War Memorial Hall in Bishopbriggs rang with applause when Mr Sarwar presented each of the children with their awards. The celebration was organised by Glasgow-based academic and educator Dr Rashmi Mantri, head […]

Wearable devices show who may need more help managing diabetes

A new Dartmouth study in the journal Science Advances suggests that how well people with diabetes manage their blood sugar depends on their experience with the condition and their overall success in controlling their glucose levels, as well as on the season and time of day. The findings could help physicians identify those patients who could benefit from more guidance in regulating their […]