Medical

E-cigarettes may be a gateway to smoking for teens, researchers say

Using data from the National Institutes of Health and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health, the team was able t...


Breast cancer survival unaffected by faulty gene

The faulty gene increases the risk of a woman developing breast and ovarian cancers, with 45% to 90% of women with the mutation developing breast cancer durin...


California state budget: Here's why to hold the applause for Brown

Brown comes to the end of his administration, we applaud him for his demonstrated commitment to greater accountability, transparency and improved completion", S...


Sorry men, scientists say ibuprofen may be bad for your testicles

Ibuprofen is a common over-the-counter drug that helps with pain and inflammation. So, for the time being, I would urge men who need to take ibuprofen to cont...


What Is 'Tide Pod Challenge'? Latest Social Media Craze Has Doctors Worried

Multiple videos of teens attempting the 'Tide Pod Challenge, ' in which participants put a Tide Pod in their mouths and chew it, are now making the rounds onl...


He can sing! Tua Tagovailoa treats Alabama coaches to private concert

Kiffin went on to describe Tagovailoa's talent as " off the charts ", and he revealed that Alabama wasn't upset when Jake Fromm chose Georgia over them beca...


Bear attacks Wisconsin man walking his dog in Florida apartment complex

The 41-year-old told police he was attacked by a bear when it swiped at him right after the dog ran back inside. A man says he stepped outside to let his dog ...


Red Cross faces blood shortage, seeks blood and platelet donors

This is in addition to seasonal illnesses, such as the flu, and hectic holiday schedules collectively contributing to more than 28,000 fewer donations than what...


Multiple St.Louis-area hospitals monitoring national IV bag shortage

Johnsbury. "It may sound scary to the public but as technicians we know how (much saline) we truly need". The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said last ...


NHS Forth Valley "sorry" patients have experienced longer waits in A&E

We are also keen to hear from patients. "This is not just about flu". "We have seen in recent days an increase in the number of people presenting at Accident ...


The Flu Nearly Reached Epidemic Levels This Season

So far this season, there have been 1029 lab-confirmed cases. The Flu Express also recommends members of the public to get the influenza vaccines provided und...


Rohingya insurgents regrouping to fight Myanmar state

Myanmar prosecutors sought charges on Wednesday against two Reuters reporters under the Official Secrets Act, which carries a maximum prison sentence of 14 ye...


Apple plans more features for parents to control kids' phone use

It was written ahead of next month's annual shareholders' meeting and says the investors believe "there is a clear need for Apple to offer parents more choice...


India orders fresh inquiry into historic Sikh masscare

The Supreme Court on Thursday appointed former judge of Delhi High Court Justice SN Dhingra to head the new Special Investigation Team (SIT) that will probe...


Hold the Romaine Lettuce

Cara Operations Ltd. instructed its various chains with locations in those five provinces and P.E.I.to stop serving dishes with romaine lettuce on December 27, ...


Governor Wolf Declares State of Emergency for Growing Opioid Epidemic

The Philadelphia Fire Department will launch an EMS unit this summer that's dedicated to responding specifically to drug overdoses in the city's Kensington an...


21-year-old fitness enthusiast dies days after getting flu

States aren't required to report the cases or deaths of those over the age of 18, additionally, when someone dies of complications from the flu, it frequently ...


University Professors Sign Letter in Support of Obama Center Benefits Agreement

In a letter signed by scores of faculty members, the professors argue that while they broadly "support the idea of establishing the Obama Center in our neighb...


Crude oil shipments from Canada to USA to jump 60% in 2018

One day after a persuasive argument was made that fundamentals aren't strong enough to support current crude prices, West Texas Intermediate on Tuesday skyrock...


American Red Cross Blood Drive January 15

The Red Cross provides about 40 percent of the nation's blood supply, and now Red Cross blood products are being distributed to hospitals as fast as donations...


Ohio Department of Health reports state's first pediatric flu death of season

The most predominant strain circulating through Mohave County and Arizona is Influenza AH3, which causes more severe illness and is the least effective componen...


Sleeping More Could Help You Cut Down On Sugar And Lose Weight

Without a proper sleep which is minimum 7 hours, one can feel exhausted and out of sorts the next day. Earlier research has shown that more than one-third of ...


Ashes: Trevor Bayliss to resign as England Coach in 2019

But Boycott told BBC Radio 5 Live that the series result was a fair reflection of the gap between the two teams, with most of the standout performances coming...


Halt forced relocation of Africans — UN to Israel

The letter noted that in other Western countries between 56 and 84 percent of Eritrean and Sudanese asylum seekers are granted refugee status whilst in Israel t...


Women are stronger than men, more likely to survive life threatening crisis

But what about in times of crisis? But to see if this holds true when death rates are "extraordinarily high", researchers compared the survival rates of males...


Hrithik Roshan gets 'Krrish 4' as birthday gift from daddy Rakesh Roshan

Hrithik Roshan celebrates his 44th birthday today and has given a treat to all his fans in the form of Krrish 4 , as his father Rakesh Roshan has announced th...


Just 1 Cigarette can trigger smoking addiction, says study

The analysis was based on the answers of 215,000 respondents to eight surveys from 2000 to 2016 kept in the Global Health Data Exchange . Linda Bauld, profes...


Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD) Shares Bought by Greenwood Capital Associates LLC

During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $2.75 earnings per share. equities analysts predict that Gilead Sciences, Inc. will post 8.53 EPS ...


Another student goes missing from JNU campus

Meanwhile, Mukul Parents have registered a missing complaint at Delhi Police Vasant Kunj police station. University authorities were informed about the incide...


INEC Announces Timetable for 2019 Elections

The electoral umpire said it would formally lift the ban on political activities for the 2019 general elections on August 17. The commission according to Y...


Positive School Aide in Maryland Accused of Abusing 42 Boys Pleads Guilty

On Jan. 5, Charles County State's Attorney Tony Covington (D) held a press conference at the Charles County Sheriff's Office headquarters to announce the plea o...


Residents forced to flee as volcano erupts in Papua New Guinea

Experts are calling it the " first surprise volcano to erupt in 2018 ". Thick dust, clouds and smoke have surrounded the island. Bais, who went on an aerial...


E. coli outbreak reaches MI; romaine lettuce suspected

Feds are trying to get to the bottom of a unsafe E. coli outbreak spreading across the USA and Canada that seems tied to romaine lettuce, and food-safety ex...


Bulls Trade Rumors: Chicago 'Still Planning' to Deal Nikola Mirotic

ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski has reported that Chicago plans to trade Mirotic, though his contract stipulates that he can't be dealt before January 15 or without ...


Ivanka Trump Praises Oprah's Golden Globes Speech - Sparks Instant Backlash

U.S. President Donald Trump waves to fans as he attends the NCAA College Football Playoff Championship game between Alabama and Georgia in Atlanta, Georgia, U...


7-Eleven Customers In Utah Possibly Exposed To Hepatitis A

Salt Lake County Health Department officials are recommending a preventative vaccine for customers who visited the store from December 26 through Wednesday and ...


Leicester City ready to let Kelechi Iheanacho leave

After the sacking of Ranieri, Musa has completely lost his place in the team. Club-record signing Slimani, who is said to have cost close to £28 million (A$48...


Cougs hire former Gophers coach Claeys as Defensive Coordinator

Claeys could not be reached for comment Monday. Washington State will hire former Minnesota HC Tracy Claeys to be the new defensive coordinator. Claeys will r...


Rail commuters face another round of Penn Station repairs

The Amtrak train became stuck in the North Tube of the Hudson River Tunnels. Cross-honoring of tickets with New Jersey Transit is in effect. Then around 2...


Suarez Backs Coutinho To Shine At Barca

Record signing Philippe Coutinho did not attend the game after completing his 142-million-pound ($192.67-million) move from Liverpool to Barca on Saturday alt...


Allegiant adding more flights at Lehigh Valley International Airport

The new destinations are Sarasota, Florida and Charleston, South Carolina. According to a news release, the new nonstop routes will operate twice a week, brin...


Powerful California storm floods roads, loosens hillsides

The blaze left 44 people dead and almost 9,000 homes and other buildings destroyed. The extremely dry conditions and high winds previous year led to some of t...


Squash: Kiwi wins first round in Saudi Arabia

The women were permitted in the stadium to celebrate the Kingdom's national day. As the tournament is held in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia there are certain re...


Exercise routine 'should be prescription for life to reverse heart risk'

Dr Levine added: 'But committed exercise four to five times a week was nearly as effective at preventing sedentary heart ageing as the more extreme exercise o...


Aussie flu hits the UK

Dorchester, Dartford and the City of London are the only three areas of the United Kingdom who have not experienced any cases, according to the flusurvey we...


Jignesh Mevani denied permission to hold Yuva Hunkaar Rally in Delhi

However, the organisers said they would go ahead with their "Yuva Hunkaar Rally" where Mevani and Assam peasant leader Akhil Gogoi are likely to address Dalit...


You Won't Believe The Original Title of Shah Rukh Khan's Zero!

While Anushka was quite happy to be back on the sets, little did she know that the team of Zero has planned a surprise for her grand welcome. Superstar Sha...


Australia close on victory in Sydney test

The Australians amassed a massive 303-run innings lead in blistering heat and then reduced the battle-weary tourists to 93-4 at the close with a day to play. St...


Police Probe Burning Of DSIEC Office

According to the DSIEC boss, "in pursuant to section 46 sub-sections (2) and (3) of the Delta State Independent Electoral Commission, (DSIEC), law 2017, electio...


No need for Anthem in cinemas: Centre to Supreme Court

The matter is scheduled for hearing on Tuesday. It said an inter-ministerial committee has been set up as framing of guidelines describing circumstances and o...