If the NFL won’t stop its players from disrespecting the flag, then maybe Congress should take a second look at some of the federal benefits the NFL enjoys. Law. Democrats in Congress have already been debating whether the league should be stripped of this exemption because of its weak response to domestic violence allegations against players.
And, say scientists and brain tumour patient advocacy groups, his passing also focuses a spotlight on the need for more funding for research into the deadly cancer a charitable cause the Tragically Hip frontman and his bandmates championed after his diagnosis was publicly disclosed in May 2016.The exact cause of glioblastoma multiforme so called because it contains various cell types is unknown, but research increasingly suggests that genetic mutations give rise to the highly aggressive tumour.About 1,000 Canadians are diagnosed each year with a glioblastoma and only about four per cent of those patients survive five years or longer. The average period of survival following diagnosis is about 18 months.GBMs, as they sometimes called, occur more often in men than in women and increase in frequency with age. Those most affected are adults aged 45 to 75; GBMs make up only three per cent of childhood brain tumours.What makes a glioblastoma so difficult to treat is that as the tumour grows, it sends out finger like tentacles that worm their way into surrounding brain tissue.embedded in the brain and it infiltrates into the brain in places where you just can remove it, says neurosurgeon Dr.
He’s been an advocate for traumatic brain injury awareness with more now from Washington we’re joined by Meredith shiner from Yahoo! News. Meriden state brain injuries and diseases of aging as the name of today’s hearing. Which senators are leading the line here and who’s working hard to get this issue in the headlines.
Pittsburgh has injury problems of its own with running back DeAngelo Williams nursing a sprained right ankle. The Steelers are already without star Le’Veon Bell, lost for the year after injuring his knee against Cincinnati in November. The injury stemmed from a hit by linebacker Vontaze Burfict that spurred a war of words with Steelers linebacker Vince Williams that spilled over into social media and pregame warmups last month..
California Rep. Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the intelligence panel, said Bannon’s lawyer has told the committee that the White House will only permit him to answer 14 “yes” or “no” questions. He said Bannon is barred by the White House from talking about matters during the presidential transition, his time at the White House and communications with Trump since he left in August..