Medical

Jeremy Corbyn backs MP's bid to change organ laws to save lives

However, early evidence suggests the reform "has had no effect on the number of organs available", John Humphrys wrote for YouGov a year ago. "I believe thi...


Lead And Arsenic Found In E-Cigarette Vapors, Study Finds

The study is rather small, evaluating devices in a random sample of 56 users, it did reveal some interesting and rather significant numbers. These toxins, when ...


Carbs, fats, genes? Weight loss is finicky, new study shows

Those who were chosen to forgo fat in their diet lost slightly less, on average dropping 11.7 pounds. "There was no significant diet-genotype pattern interact...


Winter Olympics: Mikaela Shiffrin bags combined silver, Lindsey Vonn fails to finish

Shiffrin didn't compete in the women's downhill on Wednesday but she has trained on the course and that experience, allied with her slalom skills, should st...


DPH: 20 More Connecticut Flu Deaths

Of the 97 who have died, 78 were over the age of 65. DHEC said more than 17,000 people were hospitalized with flu last week. As of last week, the state had re...


Nigerian state apologizes over false information on abducted school girls

The rescued girls were returned to the village of Dapchi late on Wednesday evening, Umar and other residents said. Yobe state Police Commissioner Sumonu Abdul...


Trump Threatens To Pull Law Enforcement From California

President Donald Trump said he is "thinking about" ordering border patrol and immigration enforcement out of California over the state's sanctuary policie...


FluMist back on CDC's recommended list of flu vaccines

For the previous two flu seasons, the CDC has recommended against FluMist use due to efficacy problems, deeply hurting sales for the needle-free flu vaccine o...


Hadiya case; SC to continue hearing

The apex court adjourned the matter for further hearing till March 8, news agency. Justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud who headed the bench with Mishra ...


Scotland name unchanged side after France victory

There is no one in the England squad quaking in their boots at the thought of Saturday's Six Nations clash at Murrayfield, after 10 years without defeat for t...


Indian surgeons remove 'heaviest' brain tumour

Pal is now recovering in the intensive care unit and is in stable condition, according to The Hindu . In a seven-hour-long operation, doctors surgically exci...


AIB deploys team to investigate Dana Air incident at Port Harcourt airport

At the time, Dana Air denied that it was caused by a mechanical fault, and said the door could not fall off "without a conscious effort by a passenger to open i...


Treating Loya case as a 'cause', SC tells petitioners

The court said the petitioners could place all requisite materials and records on the basis of which "if the conscience of the court is awakened to order an inq...


Florida Legislature votes to share voter information

But a few hours earlier, Spano's porn bill comfortably passed by a voice vote. As scores of commentators noted yesterday online, this meant the Florida Ho...


Peanut allergy treatment showing signs of success

USA drug developer Aimmune Therapeutics said on Tuesday its peanut allergy drug met the main goal of an eagerly awaited late-stage study , sending its shares...


Lawyer: Melania Trump's parents are permanent United States residents

The parents of First Lady Melania Trump most likely used the family reunification process known as " chain migration " on their path to becoming legal resid...


Another record ahead for Virat Kohli

In a chat with India Today, Ganguly said, " Kohli is a flag bearer of Indian cricket". The Indian skipper now has scored 830 runs in South Africa and i...


Florida lawmaker's aide fired after claiming shooting survivors 'actors'

Mr. Kelly's email referred to Emma González , 18, and David Hogg , 17, two seniors who have been outspoken in the days since the shooting. An article publis...


Mirai Nagasu Makes History At The Olympics For Landing A Triple Axel

Nagasu didn't make Team USA for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics , despite the fact that she scored higher at US nationals than Ashley Wagner, who got a spot o...


President Trump Officially Supports a Bump Stock Ban

Trump will meet with parents, students and teachers who survived earlier shootings tomorrow and with police later this week to discuss the February 14 attack, ...


Chronic heavy drinking ups risk of all types of dementia

Previous research has likewise established a link between heavy drinking and smoking, depression, and low educational attainment ― all risk factors for dementia...


Passenger: Airline Booted Me Over Menstrual Cramps

The woman and her boyfriend were on a Dubai-bound flight when a stewardess overheard her complaining about menstrual pain. Emirates' A380 jet's crew claim t...


Underage Voting: INEC, SIECs To Meet Today

He called on the global community to closely monitor the nation's electoral process to stop INEC from manipulating the 2019 general elections. The source reve...


Men's basketball crushes IL, wins Big Ten title on senior night

In her last outing against Iowa, the other star in the frontcourt, senior Cayla McMorris posted her fifth career double-double finishing the game with 14 points...


Army honors JROTC cadets killed in Florida massacre

The Medal of Heroism is a USA military decoration awarded to JROTC cadets whose actions "involved the acceptance of danger and extraordinary responsibilitie...


Congress and President to blame for mass shooting in Florida

The poll, conducted by Langer Research Associates, also found that 77 percent of Americans said Congress is not doing enough to avert mass shootings, and 62 per...


Pope backs down after defending Nigerian bishop rejected by locals

Francis officially accepted the resignation of Monsignor Peter Ebere Okpaleke on Monday from the position of bishop to Nigeria's Ahiara diocese , months after ...


Record number of Americans support stricter gun laws

Several legislative proposals were introduced after a shooter killed 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School in CT in 2012, including a ban o...


Patriots knew Butler would be benched, says McCourty

First off, it would make some easy sense for Butler to head a bit west of Foxboro and move to NY to play for the Buffalo Bills. Eric Rowe said he only knew ...


From Fergie to Roseanne, Rewatch the Biggest National Anthem Fails in History

Even Roseanne , who shrieked the anthem at a San Diego Padres game and then grabbed her crotch afterwards gave a diss at Fergie's version, tweeting "Who saw ...


Husband of slain British MP Jo Cox accused of sexual misconduct

The Massachusetts incident - which Cox denied - is alleged to have taken place about a month later at a Harvard bar. Save the Children said in a statement ...


Florida gun show displays AR-15s to children

The attack seemed to overcome the resistance of some in the state's leadership, which has rebuffed gun restrictions since Republicans took control of both the...


Myanmar offers to take back all Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh

Some, however, became stranded at the Tombru border point after Myanmar reportedly began building bunkers and threatened the refugees to leave and enter Banglad...


Drinking alcohol key to living past 90, says study

Those who practice a hobby for a couple hours each day were found to have a 21 lower risk of dying younger, and exercise made a premature death 11 percent less ...


Sheep-human hybrids pave the future for organ transplants: Scientists

The researchers injected human stem cells into sheep embryos which resulted in a hybrid creature that is over 99% sheep, although it also has characteristics ...


PM Narendra Modi to open chiselled steps to Bahubali today

The Prime Minister said as many as 99 irrigation schemes that had been stuck for 2-3 decades will be completed within a specified time-frame and 80,000 crore ru...


Boko Haram Attacks Girls' School In Yobe

It could be recalled that Dapchi is 100 kilometers north of Damaturu, the state capital, and it remains one of major towns that has not recorded an attack from ...


Time for United Nations to act against Iran: US By

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir told Reuters the measure, if passed, would help hold Iran accountable for what he described as its "exports of ballistic m...


Trump visits Fla. hospital 2 days after attack

He's urging Americans to "create a culture in our country that embraces the dignity of life that creates deep and meaningful human connections". Trump says ma...


Whether low-carb or low-fat diet is better for weight loss

The findings were published in the February 20 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association . What's more, Gardner and his colleagues did not gain ...


Salmonella outbreak linked to Kratom

The outbreak started in October 2017, and 11 hospitalizations have occurred. "The investigation indicates that kratom products could be contaminated with Sal...


US Teachers And Students Prepare For Nationwide Schools Walkout For Gun Control

It was the deadliest U.S. school shooting since 2012 and has re-ignited debates about gun control , with many students from the school weighing in. "We w...


Flu vaccine may protect against heart attacks

Kevin Schwartz , an irresistible ailment doctor at Public Health Ontario. The authors note that they studied only people who were sick enough to visit a docto...


Thomas Balks as Court Denies Review to California Guns Case

Thomas had used similarly strong language previous year, after the justices denied review in a case asking them to decide whether the Second Amendment protects ...


Anti-vaxxers might be responsible for explosion of measles in Europe

These countries have witnessed declines in overall immunisation coverage - for some marginalised groups this coverage has been consistently low - interruptions ...


Case DROPPED against West Brom footballers after being accused of 'nicking cab'

West Bromwich Albion reportedly trained for just three hours during a warm-weather trip to Spain. But despite the fallout putting his own job on the line , ...


New tests develop to help diagnose autism in children

What's worse is that early detection of the illness has been rather unreliable. For this reason, it is usually referred to as autism spectrum disorder (ASD)...


WaPo: Trump polling Mar-A-Lago guests on gun control?

A White House official said over the weekend the President did not like the television coverage the issue was getting. The bill, introduced after a mass shoot...


Dog food brands recalled across the nation

Cats have also been impacted by the pentobarbital in their food, they tend to be more sensitive than dogs. We will continue to work closely with our suppliers a...


Google is using retinal images to assess cardiovascular risk factors

Recent estimates point that India has world's most heart failure deaths at 23%, and according to Indian Heart Association, 50% of all heart attacks in Indians...