Pelosi Introduces Bill to Form 25th Amendment Commission to Rule on President’s Fitness

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Friday introduced a bill to establish a commission that would rule on the president’s fitness for office.

The bill, which Pelosi introduced along with Congressman Jamie Raskin, would form a congressionally-appointed body called the Commission on Presidential Capacity to Discharge the Powers and Duties of Office, which would serve as “the body and process called for in the 25th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution,” the offices of Pelosi and Raskin said in a statement.

On Thursday, Pelosi expressed doubts about President Trump’s health after his coronavirus diagnosis and announced that over the next day she will be discussing the constitutional measure that allows the vice president to take over if the president becomes incapacitated.

The measure is meant to “enable Congress to help ensure effective and uninterrupted leadership” regarding the presidency.

Pelosi stressed Friday that she is unaware of Trump’s current mental fitness but said

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Radiation Plus Surgery May Be Best Against an Early Form of Breast Cancer | Health News

By E.J. Mundell
HealthDay Reporter


MONDAY, Oct. 5, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Research following patients for nearly three decades finds that surgery plus radiation beats surgery alone for women with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) — a common, early form of breast cancer that can become invasive cancer.

However, the study also found that any survival advantage for the combo treatment appears to fade over the long term.

Still, “overall, the addition of radiotherapy gives women the best chances,” concluded study leader Maartje van Seijen of the Netherlands Cancer Institute. She presented the findings Saturday at the European Breast Cancer Conference, held online this year.

One U.S. breast surgeon called the new study a “great opportunity” to glean new insights about DCIS.

“This article is unique, in that it follows a very large number of women with DCIS over a very long time — 10,045 women followed for 27

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Jordan Graham is finding early form for Gillingham and used Lewis Hamilton’s fitness trainer to get in peak condition

Gillingham’s weekend hero Jordan Graham could be a goal-machine says manager Steve Evans after getting himself in top condition.

Graham struck in stoppage-time to clinch a point for Gillingham at Shrewsbury and it’s four goals now in all competitions for the former Wolves winger.

Gillingham forward Jordan Graham scored his fourth goal of the season on Saturday
Gillingham forward Jordan Graham scored his fourth goal of the season on Saturday

It’s as many goals as the 25-year-old has previously scored throughout his career so far, albeit with limited appearance time, and Evans believes he’s capable of being a regular on the scoresheet this season.

Evans said: “Jordan is so naturally talented and what you have to do is get Jordan to work hard. When you get him working hard he is such a natural talent.

“He is probably the leading scorer in the league at the moment and if he is not he will be very close to it.

“When we got promoted

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Penn Medicine researchers discover a rare genetic form of dementia


IMAGE: Abnormal neurofibrillary tangles (NFTs) — a buildup of tau protein in parts of the brain — helped Edward Lee, MD, PhD, an assistant professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, and…
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Credit: Edward Lee

PHILADELPHIA — A new, rare genetic form of dementia has been discovered by a team of Penn Medicine researchers. This discovery also sheds light on a new pathway that leads to protein build up in the brain — which causes this newly discovered disease, as well as related neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s Disease — that could be targeted for new therapies. The study was published today in Science.

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a neurodegenerative disease characterized by a buildup of proteins, called tau proteins, in certain parts of the brain. Following an examination of human brain tissue samples from a deceased donor with an unknown neurodegenerative disease, researchers discovered a novel mutation in

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