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Month: October 2019

Weekly News Comment: ISIS Leader’s Death

Isis leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi died October 26, 2019. Hiding deep in Syberia, Abupaid paid many members for protection. Members of Isis betrayed their leader in protection which was led to the death of Abu.

Although Abu is dead there won’t be an immediate end to Isis. New york times states “ISIS and similar terrorist organizations represent ideological movements that are very decentralized. They use the latest technologies to recruit and radicalize citizens from countries around the globe.”

During the raid on Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, Six others were killed. While hiding in an isolated ville in Barisha Abu was considered one of the most hunted men in the world.

The hero of the hunting is not what one would expect. A heroic dog chased down the Isis leader while on duty with injuries due to the chase. New York Times states, “The Pentagon has still not released the name of the military dog who chased Mr. al-Baghdadi into the tunnel, but General McKenzie said the dog was injured by live electrical cables. The dog has since been treated and returned to duty.”

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/30/world/middleeast/isis-leader-al-baghdadi.html

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Treatment for Parkinson’s Disease

BC Story: Treatment For Parkinson’s Disease


An Antioxidant treatment to help cure Parkinson’s was recently reported by Sciworthy. Nearly 10 million people worldwide are affected by Parkinson’s.

Parkinsons which is a disease caused by the brain cells and neurons lead to Loss of balance and slowness of movement.

New treatment found by Thomas Jefferson University researchers could serve to protect against Parkinson’s disease. NAC (N-acetyl-cysteine) is a treatment founded to prove an improvement in symptoms for the disease.

Researches of TJ University did a study on patients and said “patients were sorted into two groups: one that received normal standard of care treatment, and the other receiving standard of care treatment along with NAC supplementation. After 3 months, the researchers found that the group that received NAC supplementation along with their treatment had much better outcomes. “

Parkinson’s Disease and Antioxidant Treatment

Antioxidant treatment to help cure Parkinson’s was recently reported by Sciworthy. Nearly 10 million people worldwide are affected by Parkinson’s disease with 60,000 diagnosed just in the U.S.

Parkinsons which is a disease caused by the brain cells and neurons, that produce dopamine die off over time. Loss of balance and slowness of movement leave the patients unable for self-care.

Existing treatments aim to alleviate the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease through dopamine replacement. New treatment found by Thomas Jefferson University researchers could serve to protect against dopamine neuron death in Parkinson’s disease. NAC (N-acetyl-cysteine) found to prove that it showed improvement in symptoms.

Researches of TJ University did a study on patients and said “patients were sorted into two groups: one that received normal standard of care treatment, such as treatment with Levodopa, and the other receiving standard of care treatment along with NAC supplementation. After 3 months, the researchers found that the group that received NAC supplementation along with their treatment had much better outcomes. “

Weekly News: High School Student in Santa Rosa Shot Schoolmate, Then Went to Class

Armed 17 year old gunman shot a student at Ridgeway high school in Santa Rosa California, then continued going to classes. The shooting injured a 16 year old classmate who was left in “stable condition”.

After the shooting Tuesday morning, the shooter calmly walks to class as if nothing happened. John Cregan of the Santa Rosa Police Department said in an interview. “The teacher had no idea he had been involved in anything. He hadn’t been acting out or anything.”

Laying on the ground, injured 16 year old crawled to the nearest car and brought to the hospital. When asked who the kids were and if it happened on campus Captain Cregan answered that the surveillance footage showed the shooter “standing basically next to the Ridgway High School sign in front of the school and shouting at the victim, who was standing in the street in front of the school.”

The reason for the shooting is uknown as of this point. Charged with attempted murder the 17 year old gunman continues to be questioned for his actions.

Weekly News: 500,000 in California Are Without Electricity in Planned Shutdown

A planned shutdown in San Francisco California left 500,000 people without electricity, the New York Times reported.

With the planned shutdown being unknown many scrambled to nearby stores and resource outlets to get gasoline and other essentials. Devastating Wildfires have covered California which has to cause a great amount of havoc throughout the state. Throughout the state, new areas would be shut down to a rough estimate of nearly 2.5 million people having no power.

“The power company described Wednesday’s cuts as a precaution, hoping to prevent its electrical equipment and power lines from sparking blazes in dangerous conditions.” New York Times reported.

The wildfire rate increases rapidly and precautions are being set in place to reduce them.

Weekly News: N.C.A.A. Athletes Could Be Paid Under New California Law

California Governor, Gavin Newsom signed a bill allowing college athletes to hire agents and make money from endorsements and the likeliness of their name New York Times reports.

The new law likely to take place in 2023 challenged NCAA ruling on paying student-athletes. Newson states “Every single student in the university can market their name, image, and likeness; they can go and get a YouTube channel, and they can monetize that,” “The only group that can’t are athletes. Why is that?”

With NCAA ruling still in place, there are several steps that are needed for this law to take place. When asked about the law and what happens next the PAC 12 conference stated, “lead to the professionalization of college sports and many unintended consequences.”

Newsom signed the bill during an episode of a television show hosted by LeBron James, the Los Angeles Lakers star and a prominent supporter of the legislation. This news spread through the league of professional athletes. Lebron James, a public figure and star athlete stated: “NCAA, you got the next move,”.

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