Thailand shooting: Children among at least 34 killed at child care center, officials say

Bangkok, Thailand CNN — At least 22 children were among dozens of people killed in a mass shooting at a child care center in northeastern Thailand on Thursday, officials in the country said. Authorities immediately launched a manhunt for the suspected shooter, later identified by Thailand’s Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) as a 34-year-old former policeman. … Read more

Russia-Ukraine war latest: what we know on day 225 of the invasion | Ukraine

Two people have been killed after Ukraine’s southeastern city of Zaporizhzhia was allegedly hit by Russian missiles in the early hours of Thursday morning. Regional governor, Oleksandr Starukh, said one woman was confirmed to have died in the attack while another person died in an ambulance. “At least five people are under the rubble of … Read more

Washington sees OPEC+ planned oil production cuts as political: Yergin

Washington sees OPEC+’s decision to slash oil production by more than 2 million barrels a day as political interference and a “blow” against US President Joe Biden, said Dan Yergin, vice chair of S&P Global. On Wednesday, the group of some of the world’s most powerful oil producers agreed to impose deep output cuts to … Read more

Darya Dugina death: US believes elements within Ukraine’s government authorized assassination near Moscow, sources say

Washington CNN — The US intelligence community believes that the car bombing that killed Darya Dugina, the daughter of prominent Russian political figure Alexander Dugin, was authorized by elements within the Ukrainian government, sources briefed on the intelligence told CNN. The US was not aware of the plan beforehand, according to the sources, and it … Read more

Mindfulness app promotes inner calm in healthcare workers | Latest news for Doctors, Nurses and Pharmacists

App-guided mindfulness practice helps reduce stress and improve the mental wellbeing of healthcare workers, providing an attractive tool for easing the mental toll of a pandemic, according to a Singapore study. In a 3-week trial involving 80 local healthcare workers, mindfulness practice using a smartphone app exerted positive effects on multiple measures, including fear of … Read more

Disease flare not uncommon in SLE patients on dialysis | Latest news for Doctors, Nurses and Pharmacists

Nearly one in four patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) suffer a disease flare during dialysis, with most having haematological manifestations such as thrombocytopaenia, a study has shown. A team of investigators reviewed the medical records of SLE patients who received dialysis at two tertiary hospitals in South Korea. They analyzed disease activity in terms … Read more

NBA rumors: Draymond Green, Jordan Poole in altercation at Warriors practice

Draymond Green reportedly could face internal discipline after an altercation with Warriors teammate Jordan Poole at practice Wednesday. The Athletic’s Shams Charania and Anthony Slater cited sources with knowledge of the incident in reporting that there was a “heated interaction” in which Green “forcefully struck” Poole before the two needed to be quickly separated. The … Read more

Regular coffee consumption offers multiple health benefits | Latest news for Doctors, Nurses and Pharmacists

Coffee lovers have more reasons to celebrate, with a recent study revealing health benefits from drinking coffee by reducing the risks of many medical conditions, including those in the cardiometabolic and gastrointestinal (GI) systems and those associated with alcohol use and oestrogen regulation. “In this large, prospective study based on the UK Biobank, we found … Read more

Stock futures rise on Thursday after two-day market rally ends

US stock futures were higher Thursday morning after falling in the regular trading session and breaking a massive two-day rally. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures rose by 118 points, or 0.39%. S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 futures climbed 0.43% and 0.55%, respectively. Stocks fought to hold onto the winning streak Wednesday but ultimately fell short. … Read more