Medical

Kilauea volcano eruption in Hawaii rains down drama, destruction

The occurrence of new lava vents, now numbering about two dozen, have been accompanied by flurries of earthquakes and periodic eruptions of ash, volcanic rock a...


Iranian President Snubs US' List Of Demands For New Nuclear Deal

Weeks after President Donald Trump pulled out of an global nuclear deal with Iran, his administration threatened to impose " the strongest sanctions in history ...


FDA approves the use of first drug developed to treat chronic migraines

The drug, Aimovig, belongs to a class called anti-CGRP drugs, short for calcitonin gene-related peptide receptor. The stock prices of Amgen ( amgn ) and Nov...


Bill Gates says Donald Trump didn't know what HIV was

NAIJ.com notes that the Microsoft founder said: "Both times he wanted to know if there was a difference between HIV and HPV ". Gates's reaction was "to exp...


Congo receives first doses of Ebola vaccine amid outbreak

The WHO has a stockpile of 4,300 doses of the vaccine in Geneva; the company also has 300,000 doses of the vaccine stockpiled in the United States. Contributi...


Ebola cases on rise, reach 14 in DRC

Congo Central African Health Ministry has reported another 14 confirmed Ebola cases while observing 31 who have showed symptoms. The World Health Organisat...


Black Panther producer knew T'Challa's Infinity War fate

So while Nakia and W'Kabi were not featured or acknowledged in Avengers: Infinity War , the folks at Marvel did not forget about them. That could happen as...


FIFA Planning New 24-Team Club World Cup

Oceania would have its representative play off against the fifth best-placed team in South America, with the host team completing the quota of 24. Federatio...


Mood disturbances and depression linked to disrupted sleep routines finds study

He called this a public health issue. The scientists examined people's circadian rhythms, which control functions such as sleep patterns, immune systems and t...


US Surgeon General helps passenger with medical emergency on flight to Jackson

President TrumpDonald John TrumpOregon governor to face state rep in November Ashford, Eastman neck and neck in Nebraska Dem primary Progressive pick Wild ...


One beach in Yorkshire gets a Blue Flag - it's Whitby!

Weymouth's popular central beach has once again been recognised with an worldwide Blue Flag Award. Several other Yorkshire coast beaches have been given the ...


Petrol, Diesel Prices Continue to Rise After 19-Day Freeze

In the finance capital Mumbai , the petrol costs Rs 83.16/litre. This is the highest petrol price since September 2013 when the petrol price rose to Rs 76.06/l...


Is it safe to eat romaine lettuce? Ask the experts

This is the worst E. coli outbreak to have taken place since the year 2006 when over 270 people fell sick and three people died as they consumed the E. Th...


Ebola spreads to large city in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

The worst-ever Ebola outbreak started in December 2013 in southern Guinea before spreading to neighbouring west African countries Liberia and Sierra Leone, ki...


Documents on Trump Tower meeting released

The Senate Intelligence Committee has determined that the US intelligence community was correct in assessing that Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 pres...


Trump admits reimbursing lawyer who paid hush money to a porn star

In a letter to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , Apol said the disclosure may be relevant to an investigation into the financial disclosure report Tr...


Prosecutor DISMISSES invasion of privacy case against Gov. Greitens

They said they will continue considering impeaching Greitens during a special session that is set to start this week. "I still think that there is a signifi...


Alfie Evans funeral: how the fight for his life unfolded

People gathered outside Everton's Goodison Park stadium as the procession passed following a private funeral service. Tom and Kate Evan have been battling to ...


'Peaky Blinders' wins big at BAFTA Television Awards

Catching A Killer director Anna Hall will bring Jo Beverley, the sister of Natalie Hemming, whose murder by her ex-partner was documented in the programme. Give...


Cardinals not anxious by 2nd-rounder Kirk's pre-draft arrest

According to azcentral.com, before this spring's draft, Kirk was arrested.at the Waste Management Phoenix Open, of all places. Even though news of Christian ...


World Health Organization urges ban on industrial trans-fats by 2023

Seemingly though, medical experts are of the view that healthier product substitutes that will not affect the food tastes or costs can be effectively utilized i...


STD Rate In California Hits New High: Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Syphilis Worst Culprits

AIDS Healthcare Foundation ( AHF ) launched its latest national outdoor advertising and awareness campaign with new billboards raising an alarm and offering a ...


European Under-17 Championship: Red-card drama as Republic exit on penalties

But his moment of joy suddenly turned to shock as he received a second yellow card for a supposed infraction. Worse, it may look like Corcoran left his line in ...


Scientists successfully transfer memory from one snail to another

Afterward, the untrained slugs showed the same defensive reflex. Glanzman and his colleagues discovered that those receiving RNA from the trained snails exhib...


Promising universal cure for the common cold targets human cell protein

Instead of attacking the virus, researchers at Imperial College London designed a drug that blocks a protein in the body's cells that cold viruses usually c...


World Health Organization Calls for Universal Ban on Trans Fats

Multinational companies that make trans fats and have used them as ingredients said they have largely eliminated those oils from foods in the USA, parts of Eu...


WHO Reports 19 Dead, 39 Infected in Congo Ebola Outbreak

Furthermore, fruit bats are considered to be the main host of the disease, some analysts say, but it is also introduced into humans through close contact with t...


More illness linked to recalled eggs

Salmonella from eggs has sickened almost three dozen people, 11 of them requiring hospitalization, as an outbreak continues to spread since a multi-state recal...


USC Softball Gets 9 Seed And Will Host NCAA Regional

OR (47-7) will open against Albany (32-14) at 5:30 p.m. Thursday. This marks the eighth time in school history the Gamecocks have hosted a regional and the fi...


Narendra Modi trying to 'influence' Karnataka voters with Nepal temple visits: Congress

The Karnataka elections took place on Saturday, the second day of PM Modi's visit to Nepal. He also offered prayers at the Pashupatinath temple, located on the ...


JUST IN: APC postpones LG congress in Imo State

The Nigeria Police Force said it arrested four suspects for criminal conspiracy, forgery, stealing and unlawful possession of electoral materials meant for the ...


Dust storm lashes Delhi and NCR, traffic hit

The disruption was caused after a tree fell on the tracks of the route between Rajiv Chowk to RK Ashram metro stations. The MeT department had earlier today...


Kashmiri people roughed up in Delhi

Tripathi's complaint. Meanwhile, a neighbour accused one of the Kashmiri men of harassing her and claimed that it had triggered the fight, NDTV reported. We...


Doctors grow ear transplant inside soldier's arm

The surgery is hailed as "the first of its kind ". Plastic surgeons carved a new ear out of cartilage taken from the Burrage's ribs, which they then placed...


Final donation for man whose blood helped save 2.4 million babies

But this man from Australia has saved 2.4 million lives! The breakthrough came when Australian scientists realised they could head off HDN by injecting Rh- mo...


Stricker trails leaders by one at Players Championship

As if that wasn't a tight enough race heading into Round 2 on Friday, six more golfers are one stroke back at 5-under; 15 are tied at 4-under; and a whopping ...


Thiem snaps Nadal's streak, cruises in quarterfinals at Madrid

His run is perhaps a reflection of a lack of rivals, with Roger Federer , Djokovic and Andy Murray, for different reasons, all posing little threat on clay ove...


Oral antibiotic use may increase risk of developing kidney stones, shows study

Tasian from the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). This is the first time that these medicines have been linked to this condition. After getting th...


How Delhi Daredevils' Rishabh Pant exposed chink in Sunrisers Hyderabad's armour

While Dhawan hit nine fours and four sixes, Williamson had eight boundaries and two over-boundaries. His overall tally reached 521 - 28 runs ahead of second-pla...


Atlantic City's Ocean Resort Casino Officially Announces June 28th Grand Opening

It will transform the 4.2 million square feet of defunct casino hotel space into a state-of-the-art casino, hotel, retail, dining and entertainment facility, ai...


Mourinho set to make changes against Watford

United will finish their 2017-18 Premier League campaign at home to Watford on Sunday afternoon. In United's first game since legendary former manager Alex ...


Naked Man Detained at Florida Airport for Making Bomb Threats

Deputies implemented a taser during their confrontation with Greenwood, and after being taken into custody, Chitwood said Greenwood shouted that they needed to ...


Government to mobilise more revenues as tax payers' base hits 19m

On Nigeria's important role in the region, the Vice President noted that, "Nigeria is very involved in the region in the areas of security". The delegation le...


President Buhari returns to Nigeria

President Buhari's health status has been of great concern to Nigerians as many see his regular medical trips as sign of major hindrance to his effective perfor...


NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs 2018: Schedule for Eastern, Western Conference finals

The two series should be outstanding and full of compelling narratives. "With the matchups on the road, you don't get them all the time so I think guys are a ...


Alcohol, Tobacco Pose Greater Threat To Global Health Than Illicit Drugs

Impact on human welfare was measured by calculating the loss of disability-adjusted life years (DALY). The report has now been published in the journal Addic...


Doctors Are Recommending Cancer Patients Marijuana Despite Not Knowing Enough

In the 22 intervening years, however, no randomized clinical trial has investigated the utility of whole-plant medical marijuana to alleviate symptoms such as...


Huddersfield seal survival as Chelsea's top-four hopes fade

It looks unlikely, however. We now have 105 - two more than the 103 Chelsea bagged in 2009-10. Chelsea must also win away at Newcastle which, judging by...


FG activates response on Ebola outbreak nationwide

At the same time, cases have already been reported in three separate locations around Bikoro, and Salama warned there was a clear risk the disease could spread ...


91 percent of fatal overdoses in Northern BC involved fentanyl

There was a 58 per cent increase in overdose deaths in B.C.in comparison with the last month surveyed. Carfentanil, which is even more potent than fentanyl,...