High-income nations witness decline in cancer rates, opposite stands true for low-and-middle-income countries

High-income nations witness dip in cancer rates, opposite stands true for low-and-middle-income countries

Two opposite trends have been seen in high-income nations and low-and-middle-income nations with regard to cancer rates. Improved screening and adoption of healthy lifestyle have brought a dip in occurrence of common cancers in many high-income countries. But, owing to the adoption of unhealthy western habits, like food, has brought a rise in prevalence of common cancers in low- and middle-income countries.

Google making your holiday travels little less stressful

Google making your holiday travels little less stressful

The search engine giant Google is looking forward to make your holiday travels almost stress free. It has announced some tiny, but noteworthy updates for its Inbox by Gmail app that must make the process of sharing travel plans and photos easy.

Gmail Inbox Trip SharingInbox has been offering a feature known as Trip Bundles, already, which automatically brings together different emails linked to upcoming trips, such as flight booking confirmation, hotel reservation, and car rental, giving you the most significant info such as flight times at the top.

Big Ang’s Cancer Makes a Return

Big Ang’s Cancer Makes a Return

Big Ang fans are in grieve after the news broke out that her throat cancer has returned and this time doctors said it can be even worse. Previously, Ang has undergone several surgeries and therapies for treating cancer.

A person close to Big Ang confirmed the news to ET saying that doctors have found another lump that’s definitely cancerous during a routine checkup last week. The VH1 star will find out more about the severity of her condition in a follow-up appointment, though the source tells ET the cancer appears to be very serious to doctors.

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Audubon Society announces to hold Annual Winter Bird Count on Saturday

Audubon Society announces to hold Annual Winter Bird Count on Saturday

The Sheboygan County Audubon Society is all set to kick-start its annual Winter Bird Count on this Saturday. Birdwatchers and nature lovers who want to participate in the 116th Annual Christmas Bird Count should contact the organization’s president, June Platz.

The organization said the bird count will take place is some areas depending on participants’ count. At the end of the day, there will be a potluck lunch. The society has urged people to take part in the century-old annual bird count.

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US toddler Jaxon Buell, Born with Parts of Skull Missing, spends Time Sitting on Santa's Lap

US toddler Jaxon Buell, Born with Parts of Skull Missing, spends Time Sitting on Santa's Lap

An infant, Jaxon Buell, who was born with an extreme brain malformation, surprised everyone by beating the odd and surviving at the time when doctors were thinking he would die in a few days. Recently, parents of the 15-month-old Buell posted a picture of him with Santa. It was the boy’s first visit with Santa.

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Daughters of Charity Health System inks $260 Million Investment Deal with New York Hedge Fund

Daughters of Charity Health System inks $260 Million Investment Deal with New York Hedge Fund

Financially troubled Daughters of Charity Health system announced on Monday that it has inked an unusual and controversial deal with a New York hedge fund.

The news has come almost 11 days after California Attorney General Kamala Harris gave her conditional approval for the largest nonprofit hospital transaction in state history, and the first to involve a hedge fund.

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Soyuz Lander Reaches Baikonur, Kazakhstan

Soyuz Lander Reaches Baikonur, Kazakhstan

A rocket that will be carrying the first British astronaut to the International Space Station (ISS) has finally arrived at the launch pad in Baikonur, Kazakhstan. The Souyuz lander rolled out on a flat-bed transporter for a 2km train journey to reach its launch site.

It took almost two hours for the train to take the rocket to the launch pad, known as Site No 1. Mr. Peake during his mission to the space station will be accompanied by American Tim Kopra and Russian Yuri Malenchenko.

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Here’s an Opportunity for Those Who Want to Be Astronaut

Here’s an Opportunity for Those Who Want to Be Astronaut

Here’s good news for all those who since childhood have dreamt of being an astronaut. American space agency NASA announced on Monday that it has officially started to accept applications from aspiring astronauts.

The interested candidates can submit their applications starting from now and the last date of accepting applications is February 28, 2016. The announcement of the selected candidates will be made in mid-2017.

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