Amy Schumer supports Colin Kaepernick, sits out Super Bowl ads

Don’t look for Amy Schumer in any Super Bowl LIII commercials this time around. She’s sitting this one out as she stands with Colin Kaepernick and his take-a-knee protest against racism and police brutality. The comedian and “I Feel Pretty” actress explained her stance at length Friday on Instagram, challenging white NFL players to kneel […]

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Immunotherapy scores a first win against some breast cancers

For the first time, one of the new immunotherapy drugs has shown promise against breast cancer in a large study that combined it with chemotherapy to treat an aggressive form of the disease. But the benefit for most women was small, raising questions about whether the treatment is worth its high cost and side effects. […]

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WA to trial Australian-first autism program

Eighty children aged from nine to 14 months who haven’t been diagnosed with autism but are showing developmental issues will be recruited for the trial, which will involve parents performing intervention activities with their children in a group setting. The sessions will be recorded and parents will be offered feedback on how to enhance communications with […]

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Nemechek drives away from Hemric for first Xfinity win

John Hunter Nemechek’s father first brought him to victory lane at Kansas Speedway almost 15 years ago, when “Front Row” Joe Nemechek swept the weekend Xfinity and Cup series races. His boy drove himself there Saturday. The younger Nemechek overcame a couple late mistakes then drove away from title contender Daniel Hemric late in the […]

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Roche scores win in slowing aggressive type of breast cancer

ZURICH/MUNICH (Reuters) – An immunotherapy cocktail from Roche helped slow an aggressive type of breast cancer where new treatments have proven elusive, offering positive news for the Swiss drugmaker as it chases medicines produced by its rivals. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Swiss pharmaceutical company Roche is seen outside their headquarters in Basel January 30, […]

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Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr sometimes feels ‘patronized’ by ‘nationalistic’ military displays

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr said he has mixed feelings on military displays before NBA games. (AP) Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr reportedly said he has mixed feelings about some of the “nationalistic” military displays at sporting events, cautioning the widespread practice runs the risk of making fans feel like they’re “being […]

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Montana Cox addresses romance rumours with Merivale boss Justin Hemmes

“I’ve got no one.” Justin Hemmes and ex-partner Kate Fowler at the auction of a Bellevue Hill home last month. Hemmes failed to secure the Eastern Suburbs home for Fowler despite some spirited bidding.Credit:James Alcock Dressed to kill in a navy Ferragamo suit and silk shirt at the high-profile event, also attended by Marta Dusseldorp, Pia Miller […]

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Facebook might know you’re depressed before a doctor does

It is estimated that 45 per cent of Australians will experience a mental health condition in their lifetime, and in any one year, around one million Australian adults will have depression. With the World Health Organization estimating that unipolar depressive disorders will be “the leading cause of global burden of disease” by 2030, new research […]

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Police officers in the US were charged with more than 400 rapes over a 9-year period

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