Daily Archives: February 27, 2024

2024-02-27: News Headlines

Abul Rizvi (2024-02-27). Universities Accord seeks to reform education and immigration policy. independentaustralia.net

tvbrics (2024-02-27). Rector of Russian University Alexander Bezborodov: By co-operating with dozens of universities in BRICS countries, we gain invaluable experience. tvbrics.com The expert spoke about the situation in education in Russia and the BRICS countries…

GABIK (2024-02-27). EWSETA introduces specialised training for renewable energy, water management. sanews.gov.za EWSETA introduces specialised training for renewable energy, water management | The Energy and Water Sector Education and Training Authority (EWSETA) has developed and implemented specialised renewable energy and water resource management training programmes, in a bid to align with industry needs and technological advancements. | This was revealed during a media engagement with the organisation in Rosebank, Johannesburg on Tuesday. | EWSETA Chief Executive Officer, Mpho Mookapele, engaged the media on the back of growing research that macroeconomic trends and technological advancements continue to disrupt labou…

teleSUR (2024-02-26). Argentine Teachers Begin National Strike Against Milei's Policy. telesurenglish.net On Monday, the Confederation of Education Workers of the Argentine Republic (CTERA) initiated a 24-hour national strike against the far-right President Javier Milei's policies. | RELATED: | The education workers demand salary increases to compensate for the accelerated loss of purchasing power and reject budget cuts affecting public goods and services. | The strike also opposes the elimination of the National Teacher In…

Ahmed Adel (2024-02-27). US Senator Chuck Schumer: "Zelensky told me Ukraine will lose the war." globalresearch.ca

Arab News (2024-02-27). Houthi Red Sea Strikes Conducive to Disruptions in Global Maritime Trade. Supply Shortages, Dramatic Increase in Retail Prices. globalresearch.ca

Carly Cassella (2024-02-27). Microplastics Found in Every Human Placenta Tested, Study Finds. globalresearch.ca

Colonel Ann Wright (2024-02-27). Why Would Anyone Kill Themselves to Stop a War? On Aaron Bushnell and Others. Ann Wright. globalresearch.ca

Drago Bosnic (2024-02-27). Two Years Into Russia's SMO: US-NATO Pushing for Global Destabilization. Unending Support for Kiev Neo-Nazi Regime. Drago Bosnic. globalresearch.ca

Global Research News (2024-02-27). Selected Articles: What the Mass Media Needs to Cover on Israel/Gaza Conflict. Ralph Nader. globalresearch.ca By Last October 27, I suggested subjects the mainstream media needed to cover relating to the saturation bombing of Gaza and its …

Irwin Jerome (2024-02-27). America Is Israel and Israel Is America as U.S. Ships 2,000 lb Bombs to Israel to Use on Gaza. globalresearch.ca

jamanetwork (2024-02-27). 65‚ÄØ000 Rape-Related Pregnancies Took Place in US States With Abortion Bans. jamanetwork.com Of the 14 US states that banned abortion after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v Wade in 2022, 5 allow exceptions for pregnancies caused by rape. But even these exceptions fail to grant the abortion access that they promise, resulting in rape-related pregnancies far outstripping the number of legal abortions, according to research published in JAMA Internal Medicine.

jamanetwork (2024-02-27). Commercial Blood Test May Identify Alzheimer Disease Brain Pathology. jamanetwork.com A commercially available blood test that measures levels of a tau protein known as phosphorylated tau 217, or p-tau217, was able to identify people whose brains showed signs of Alzheimer disease pathology, according to data from an observational study. The research involved about 800 participants with and without cognitive impairment.

jamanetwork (2024-02-27). Large Study Ties OCD to Greater Risk of Death From Any Cause. jamanetwork.com Previous research on the mortality risk of people with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) has shown mixed results and hasn't gone into specific causes of death. Now, results from a large cohort study published in The BMJ suggests they have an 82% higher risk of dying from all causes.

jamanetwork (2024-02-27). Review of Evaluation and Treatment of Knee Pain—Reply. jamanetwork.com In Reply We appreciate Dr Misseri and colleagues' interest in our Review article. They raise a relevant point about RFA as a potential treatment option for managing knee osteoarthritis pain. Research on this topic has mostly been published in anesthesiology and pain medicine journals, likely because specialist pain management physicians usually perform this procedure. Few studies about RFA have been published in rheumatology, orthopedic, and osteoarthritis journals, at least until very recently.

jamanetwork (2024-02-27). Use of Landiolol for Patients With Septic Shock and Organ Failure—Reply. jamanetwork.com In Reply We thank Dr Mantzarlis and colleagues for their interest in the STRESS-L study. It is worth highlighting that our research hypothesis was that more selective Œ≤1-receptor blockade would bring about myocardial protection and immunomodulation to confer benefits to a high-risk population with septic shock. Tachycardia was used as a surrogate to define this high-risk population. We did not mandate Svo2 or other cardiac output monitoring in our protocol. The trial was stopped after only 126 of a planned 340 patients were recruited.

John Laughland (2024-02-27). Many Untrue Things Have Been Said About Alexei Navalny Since He Rose to Prominence About 15 Years Ago. globalresearch.ca

John Leake (2024-02-27). Ukraine's Intel Chief: "Navalny Died of Blood Clot" globalresearch.ca

Jonathan Ofir (2024-02-27). Over 2/3 of Jewish Israelis Oppose Humanitarian Aid to Palestinians Starving in Gaza. globalresearch.ca

Julia Gledhill (2024-02-27). Biden Wants to Put the US on Permanent War Footing. globalresearch.ca

Kate Hudson (2024-02-27). Trident Missile Failure Exposes Folly of Nuclear Weapons. globalresearch.ca

Mark Adams (2024-02-27). Now It Can be Told — Murder by Suicide at Guantanamo. globalresearch.ca

Mike Whitney (2024-02-27). Egypt Sells Out Palestinians for $10 Billion Loan Package. Mike Whitney. globalresearch.ca

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2024-02-27). What is frontotemporal dementia? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org An uncommon group of disorders may cause changes in personality, behavior, language, movement Frontotemporal dementia (FTD) is a group of neurologic disorders associated with changes in personality, behavior, language or movement. Some FTD forms are inherited, and some are not. Typically, people develop FTD symptoms before age 60. While there is no cure for this progressive decline, FTD research has made significant strides in the past two decades, says Dr. Bradley Boeve (boh-VAY), a Mayo…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2024-02-27). Types of encephalitis: A Mayo Clinic expert explains. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Editor's note: February 22 is World Encephalitis Day. Encephalitis is a disease referring to the inflammation or swelling of the brain. Broadly, it can happen because of infections, including viral infections, or the immune system acting up. That's why Dr. Sarosh Irani, a Mayo Clinic neurologist and researcher, says it's essential to recognize World Encephalitis Day. "A number of physicians, and certainly the public, are not aware of encephalitis as an entity. Yet, it is a medical emergency,…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2024-02-27). Closing the clinical trials disparity gap. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Getting sufficient representation of racial and ethnic minority populations in clinical trials remains a pervasive challenge, despite concerted efforts by researchers and mandates set by funding sources and regulatory agencies. A lack of diversity in research results in continued disparities and poorer health outcomes in underrepresented communities. An article in the January edition of Mayo Clinic Proceedings proposes a wide range of strategies to help researchers improve community engagement with underrepresented racial and ethnic populations and…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2024-02-27). Can you prevent cancer with lifestyle changes? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org In the U.S., 4 out of 10 cancer cases are associated with preventable risk factors. That's according to the latest Cancer Progress Report from the American Association for Cancer Research. February is National Cancer Prevention Month, and Dr. Jon Ebbert, medical director of the Mayo Clinic Nicotine Dependence Center, says it's never too late to make lifestyle changes that can decrease your risk of cancer. Watch: Prevent cancer with lifestyle changes youtu.be/__d7F9sEcaQ Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (1: 27) is…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2024-02-27). How specialized blood cells could transform treatments for inflammatory disease. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic researchers are studying whether specialized T cells taken from blood could harness the body's immune system to treat or someday cure complex inflammatory diseases. Researchers are probing whether a subset of T cells known as regulatory T cells, or Tregs, have the power to suppress out-of-control immune responses. If so, they want to know if this could offer a new therapeutic option for chronic inflammation that does not respond to standard treatment. William…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2024-02-27). Spotlight on early detection of 3 heart diseases using ECG-AI. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Too often, the first sign of cardiovascular disease may be a major event like a heart attack, stroke or cardiac arrest. Now, researchers and clinicians at Mayo Clinic are using artificial intelligence (AI) technology to flag heart problems earlier, boosting the abilities of a diagnostic test that has been around for over a century — the electrocardiogram (ECG). Early detection of heart disease can make a significant difference in a patient's…

Peter Koenig (2024-02-27). Haiti — A Paradise for State Crime. The Unspoken Agenda, Haiti's Offshore Natural Gas? globalresearch.ca

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2024-02-27). "Wiping Gaza Off the Map": "Option C" of Israel's "Secret Intelligence Memorandum." globalresearch.ca

Ralph Nader (2024-02-27). What the Mass Media Needs to Cover on Israel/Gaza Conflict. Ralph Nader. globalresearch.ca

Rep. Ron Paul (2024-02-27). After Two Years, Neocons Desperate for More War in Ukraine. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2024-02-27). Australian government's universities report outlines pro-business and war restructuring. wsws.org The Labor government's Universities Accord final report, reveals a further restructuring of universities to satisfy the employment and research demands of the corporate elite and preparations for war.

Wyatt Reed (2024-02-27). State Dept Downplays Reports of Israeli Soldiers Sexually Abusing, Slaughtering Palestinian Women. globalresearch.ca

imperial.ac.uk (2024-02-27). IPCC Chair Jim Skea on the need for science on a carbon-constrained world. imperial.ac.uk The Chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Professor Jim Skea, delivers the Dean's Annual Lecture on the new climate era.

Khushboo Razdan (2024-02-27). Renewal of US-China science pact likely to be delayed again as sticking points remain. scmp.com The US-China Science and Technology Agreement faces a Tuesday deadline for continuance, but Washington's concerns about access to data and the safety of US scientists in China require renegotiation.

presstv.ir (2024-02-27). Iran: Bushnell's anti-Israel action bespeaks 'awakened consciences' in US. presstv.ir The American airman was the voice of the awakened consciences in the United States, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Nasser Kan'ani said.

WSWS (2024-02-27). US Labor Department reports 5,486 workplace fatalities in 2022 as on the job toll continues rise. wsws.org According to the most recent US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) update there were 5,486 on the job deaths in 2022, a 5.7 percent rise over 2021.

Angela (2024-02-27). Wednesday 2/28: San Jose State University Walkout and Rally to Divest from Occupation. indybay.org Student Union Patio | San Jose State University…

albawaba (2024-02-27). Best College Student Credit Cards of 2024. albawaba.com Handling finances responsibly for college students is an important step in having a strong financial groundwork. Selecting the best credit card can serve as a tool on this path providing convenience, security, and opportunities to establish credit history. This article will guide you into the best college student credit cards of 2024. There cards are designed for college students and will showcase some choices that empower students to make informed decisions and work towards financial independence. | Financial Freedom: The Best College Student Credit Cards for College Students Who Want to Manage Money:…

Editor (2024-02-27). A Year After Roe: College Student in Texas Was Denied an Abortion Even Though Ectopic Pregnancy Was Killing Her. scheerpost.com

Joe Piette (2024-02-27). Philadelphia: High school students walk out for Palestine. workers.org Philadelphia Over 150 youth from Philadelphia high schools walked out of classes on Feb. 23 to demonstrate for Palestine. Marching from a number of different high schools, they converged on City Hall where several students spoke out or recited poems reflecting the horror and anger at the genocide the U.S. . . . |

WSWS (2024-02-27). Hundreds protest, hold vigils across US for non-binary Oklahoma high school student who died after being beaten. wsws.org Nex Benedict's family has said they will perform their own independent investigation into the 16-year-old's death.

WSWS (2024-02-27). MIT suspends pro-Palestinian group following "emergency action for Rafah" protest. wsws.org The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has suspended the pro-Palestinian Coalition Against Apartheid after the group conducted an "emergency action for Rafah" on February 12 outside the student center at the prestigious scientific institution.

WSWS (2024-02-27). Richmond, Virginia history teacher removed for lesson on Gaza genocide. wsws.org Behind the actions against Catharine Massalha are powerful right wing forces. After a student recorded her in December, the student's father sent the 12-minute audio recording to the Defense of Freedom Institute (DFI), and the recording and a transcript were subsequently published by the Washington Examiner in late January.

bwitanek (2024-02-27). Stockton Students for Justice in Palestine Apartheid Week March 4 — 8 Daily Action! fightbackbetter.com Palestine support grows at Stockton University — join the struggle! View this post on Instagram A post shared by SJ…

Angela (2024-02-27). Thursday 2/29: Virtual Teach-In about Palestine. indybay.org Zoom | http: //tinyurl.com/PalestineThursday…

WSWS (2024-02-27). Flint, Michigan teachers, living in poverty, outraged over school board's revoking of labor contract. wsws.org The United Teachers of Flint has not called a strike vote, instead calling for closing schools and selling buildings.

Zane McNeill (2024-02-27). Transgender Kids Are Under Fire by Texas Governor and Attorney General, Again. truthout.org In a letter to the Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS), Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) urged "licensed professionals" — including teachers, nurses, and doctors — as well as "members of the general public," to notify state authorities if they suspect that parents of transgender minors are helping their kids access gender-affirming medical care, which can often be lifesaving. |

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