Medicine

Hawaii volcano reaches ocean, jungles, threatens geothermal plant

The plant has capacity to produce 38 megawatts of electricity, providing roughly one-quarter of the Big Island's daily energy demand. At least 47 homes and ot...


Ebola outbreak spreads to urban area as deaths mount

Health workers have recorded two confirmed cases, 22 probable cases and 17 suspected cases of Ebola in three health zones of Congo's Equateur province, and iden...


World Health Organization calls for trans fats to be eliminated within five years

The United States Food and Drug Administration set a three-year compliance period in July of 2015 that said companies either had to make their products witho...


Teenagers killed in fire after Tesla crashes, battery bursts into flames

A federal safety agency is investigating a severe crash and fire involving a Telsa electric vehicle that killed two teenagers in Florida. The fatal accident h...


CDC 'Ticks' Off Twitter With Photo Of Poppyseed Muffin With Ticks

It all started with a tweet from the Centers for Disease Control posing a question: "Ticks can be the size of a poppy seed". The tweet also included a link...


Congo announces 1st confirmed death from Ebola outbreak

Over 21 suspected viral haemorrhagic fever and 17 deaths have been reported around Ilkoko Iponge in the past five weeks. "I think it is an epidemic that we wi...


DRC confirms 2 Ebola infections, probes suspected cases

The common case fatality fee is round 50%. The latest outbreak is the ninth outbreak, since the discovery of the Ebola virus in the country in 1976. The glob...


Intense thunderstorm, rain predicted across several States

In an advisory, the department said thunderstorms with gusty winds are "very likely" in parts of Himachal Pradesh, east Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Jhar...


Elderly suspect sought in apartment complex shooting, police say

Deputies finally entered the apartment about two hours after the shooting and found the gunman dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot, Schneider said. The s...


E. coli outbreak still affecting the USA and Montana

Three more states - Kentucky, Massachusetts and Utah- have reported cases, the CDC said in an email . Health officials have tied the E. Coli outbreak to r...


United Nations delegation wraps up visits to Bangladesh, Myanmar

Still, the Security Council envoys flew over villages burned and razed by the Myanmar military , which destroyed evidence of what happened there and allowed ...


CDC: Illnesses caused by ticks, mosquitoes, fleas have surged

The number of Americans sickened by bites from infected mosquitoes, ticks or fleas tripled from 2004 to 2016 - a result of rising global temperatures and increa...


Hundreds of supporters gather to mourn death of British toddler Alfie Evans

He said he and his wife were "absolutely heartbroken", adding, "I LOVE YOU MY GUY". "My gladiator lay down his shield and gained his wings at 02:30", his fath...


The HSE confirm 17 women affected by the CervicalCheck controversy have died

Chair of the HSE Serious Incident Management Team, Patrick Lynch, today said that 17 women affected by the CervicalCheck controversy had died. Simon Harris, t...


'13 Reasons Why' Gets a Season 2 Premiere Date

Season 1 ended with Hannah's ( Katherine Langford ) tapes falling into her mother's hands, and the lawyers investigating the school's culpability in her suici...


Curry out of Game One, but 'very likely' for Game Two

The game stayed close in the first quarter, which ended with Golden State up only 35-34, but what some thought would be a shootout into the triple-digits turned...


NFL Draft: Giants draft Saquon Barkley

Over the past two years in Happy Valley, Barkley rushed for over 2,700 yards and added another 1,100 receiving with 43 combined touchdowns, numbers that the Gi...


Abby Lee Miller Diagnosed With Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, A Type Of Cancer

Her doctor said they are getting an oncologist involved to determine what type of treatment she'll need but shared that "she will undergo chemotherapy or radi...


Immuno-Chemotherapy Combo Extends Lung Cancer Victim's Survival Period

Another study found that an immunotherapy combo - the Bristol-Myers Squibb drugs Opdivo and Yervoy - worked better than chemo for delaying the time until cancer...


Enhanced risk of severe weather for WBTV viewing area

Windy conditions will persist again throughout the day. There will be some scattered showers and isolated storms during the afternoon. An isolated thunderstor...


United Nations chief regrets Security Council stalemate over Syria

Vassily Nebenzia told reporters after a closed council meeting Thursday on chemical weapons in Syria that he hopes an open meeting with the United Nations...


Drinking too much can take years off of your life

In Canada, it's recommended women drink a maximum of two glasses of beer or wine per day. An analysis of almost 600,000 people found those drinking more...


Aramco eyes more India deals, plans to double capacity

The deal was signed among top executives of Aramco and India's Ratnagiri Refinery and Petrochemicals which is a joint venture of Indian Oil Corp, Hindusta...


Oil Prices Surge After Houthi Missile Attacks On Riyadh, Aramco Facilities

Saudi Arabia last month said it intercepted seven ballistic missiles fired at Riyadh and other cities by the Houthis, the biggest such barrage since the kingd...


Presidency: Buhari's candidature will be a liability to APC - Chekwas Okorie

The President made this known when he declared his reelection bid on the 9th April 2018 during his Party's (APC) National Executive Council meeting in Abuja ...


Defending champions win fourth straight title in Hong Kong

Local media reported four people had been killed, while thousands of homes were flooded. Kenya Sevens have beaten New Zealand to cruise to the final of H...


World Health Day observed to spread awareness about health & well being

For his part, WHO's director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus insisted that health is a fundamental human right. Dr Wondimagegnehu Alemu, the WHO Nigeria ...


Van crashes into crowd in Germany killing two, injuring several

But "we know with high probability that it was a lone perpetrator, it was a German, not a refugee", said North Rhine-Westphalia state interior minister Herbert ...


WWE WrestleMania 34: Preview and predictions

These Superstars compete on WWE's Smackdown . Taking into account UFC President Dana White 's announcement that Lesnar will be returning to the octagon, i...


CDC scientist found dead in Atlanta after mysterious disappearance, police say

The 35-year-old left early from work and left all of his important documents, valuables, and his dog Bo behind at his apartment. Maj. O'Connor said he was wea...


Volunteers Prepare for Easter Egg Hunt

Lila Grace Hunter, 7, Swoyersville, was also quick to explain her egg, with several letters of the alphabet on it. "Because you get to have fun and spend time...


Condom snorting is the latest viral challenge for teens

As with the Tide pod challenge , the press went into full-on moral panic mode in their coverage of condom snorting. Can we just go back to the ice bucket cha...


CBSE to bring back old question paper mode

Swarup informed that consequent to the arrest of 2 teachers from Mother Khajani Convent School, Mungeshpur, Delhi and a coaching institute Head, Tauquir by De...


Pernilla Lindberg snatches late lead at ANA Inspiration

The ANA Inspiration is the LPGA Tour's first major. Thompson, a nine-time tour victor and 2014 champion of this event, conceded she was eager to return. "...


Police Beat for Monday, March 26th, 2018

Police closed Battleground between Martinsville and Edney Ridge roads during the evening rush hour. According to a Kenosha Police Department report, the husba...


Fighting tuberculosis and the stigma attached to it

But because the disease is usually associated with lungs, the other forms of TB are often diagnosed at a later stage leading to delayed or wrong treatment. "As ...


Thousands of Scottish cancer cases 'avoidable' by lifestyle change

Obesity causes 13 types of the disease, including bowel, breast , womb and kidney cancer. The leading causes of preventable cancer in the United Kingdom are s...


President of Mynmar, Htin Kyaw resigns from office

After he became president, Ms Suu Kyi became Burma's de facto leader when she was named state councillor, a position created for the country's once-leading voic...


Ratings Analysis of: Amazon.com, Inc

About 709,760 shares traded. Amazon .com, Inc offers a range of products and services through its Websites. While, the analyst predicted that the company c...


Armenia drops eight notches in World Happiness Report

In a list of 156 countries, the country has further fallen to 133rd place in the World Happiness report monitored by the United Nations' Sustainable Developme...