Medicine

Egyptian Singer Sentenced To Prison For "Inciting Debauchery, Harming Public Morality"

She was sentenced along with Gamal to two years in prison yesterday (December 13) for " inciting debauchery ". Egyptian singer Shyma caused a storm when she...


Toshiba, Western Digital settle differences

The agreement to settle all litigation and arbitration represents a major step forward for the chip unit sale, a key part of the struggling Japanese electronics...


New Zealand wrap up Windies series with 240-run win

They batted magnificently in that test to push the West Indies to victory after having been poleaxed in three days a week earlier at Edgbaston. Their top sc...


What Is Man Flu? Canadian Doctor Claims Men Suffer More When Sick

Kyle Sue , exhausted of being accused of overreacting when it came to getting a cold, turned to empirical research on the subject to determine whether "men re...


Groundbreaking New Drug Successfully Suppresses Huntington's Protein In Human Trial

The results have also caused ripples of excitement across the scientific world because the drug, which is a synthetic strand of DNA, could potentially be adapte...


Will County Health Department: 2017-2018 flu season

Unlike other vaccines - such as childhood immunizations, which are effective 95 per cent of the time - the flu shot efficacy does vary. Since October 1, the w...


Turkish President Erdogan calls Israel 'terrorist state'

Erdogan also blasted Israel and Trump in a speech on Saturday, calling it a "state of occupation" and saying the US President had "unleashed conflict". Thirte...


Accusers Rip Franken's 'Hypocritical' Resignation Speech

Tweeden , a Los Angeles radio host, was the first woman to come forward with allegations of impropriety. The Minnesota senator announced on Thursday morning tha...


Will you get the flu shot?

It's the single best way to protect yourselves and your loved ones from the flu this holiday season - and throughout the year. Those who already have the flu ...


Early Flu Season Hits Mass., Amid Questions About Vaccine Match

Right now, four states have widespread flu activity according to the Centers for Disease Control . Widespread flu activity is being reported in MA and it is ...


Florida Teen Found in New York After Disappearing With Soccer Coach

On Friday around 4 p.m. ET, a New York State Police officer in Syracuse spotted the vehicle the two were believed to have fled in, according to the Columbia Cou...


Arrest made in connection to missing Onslow County girl

In the warrants, officials claim Kimrey "secretly disposed of the dead child's body". He is being held on $1,010,000 bond. Officials said 730 volunteers par...


Auburn coach Gus Malzahn previews SEC title game against UGA

The victor of this game will surely be in the college football playoff. With the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium hosting the game, pay attention to the new (and muc...


Man City fullback Walker lauds England boss Southgate

The Three Lions were handed one of the easiest draws in the competition, on paper, with Belgium, Tunisia and Panama joining England in Group G . The majori...


Flynn guilty plea raises questions for Trump, Kushner

The retired US Army Lieutenant General was specifically accused of lying about a conversation he had with Kislyak concerning sanctions that then-US President Ba...


Study proves that dogs are smarter than cats

A 2010 study from Oxford University claimed that dogs' brains are continually evolving while cats' brains haven't changed since they were domesticated about 8,...


In an awkward interview, Nancy Pelosi defends Democratic congressman accused of harassment

Buzzfeed reported on November 20 that Conyers had reached a settlement that exceeded $27,000 with a former staffer who alleged that the congressman had sexua...


Study Suggests Drinking Coffee Improves Cardiovascular Health

People who drink three to four cups of coffee a day could benefit from the beverage. The scientists say coffee consumers should stick to "solid coffees" -...


Trump to Play Golf With Tiger Woods and Dustin Johnson

Woods helped design the course for the Trump World Golf Club in Dubai. Trump's tweet was in response to one from his social media chief, Dan Scavino. Trum...


Warmest Thanksgiving on record: Higher-than-normal temps continue next week

A freeze warning means the temperature could drop to 32 degrees Fahrenheit or lower, and the Weather Service advises people to take care with portable heate...


Mika Brzezinski Wants Bill Clinton To Apologize For Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Clinton helped Burkle generate business and reportedly flew around the world with a flock of "beautiful young women" on the billionaire's private jet, which was...


Forecast: Drizzle today with a good chance of rain tonight

Chance of precipitation is 80%. The exception to this will be along the western slopes as upslope snow showers get going as colder air rushes in behind the fron...


Dozens of South Florida Children Find Adoptive Homes at Miami Event

Troutman, vice president of advancement and marketing for the Children's Home of Reading, said more children are entering foster care than are exiting the syste...


New Cases Point To Non-Disneyland Source Of Legionnaire's Outbreak

Disneyland officials said they have worked with the county's health care agency and treated the towers with chemicals that destroy the bacteria, Xinhua news age...


FDA Approves First Pill With Digital Tracking System

Applying technology directly into the medicines themselves is a more cutting-edge approach, but one that is clearly gaining traction, as evidenced by the FDA's ...


New US standard redefines high blood pressure

Tighter blood pressure guidelines from US heart organizations mean millions more people need to make lifestyle changes, or start taking medication, in order to ...


Delhi pollution: NGT okays odd-even scheme with conditions, no exemption for two-wheelers

Although the tribunal approved the scheme , it questioned the exemptions given to sections like women and two-wheelers, if the aim was to improve air quality. ...


Alcohol consumption may increase risk of certain cancers, experts warn

Yet not many adults, when questioned, identify the consumption of alcohol as a cancer risk factor , even though most were familiar with other risk factors fo...


Health experts urge residents to get flu shots

Because the study was conducted in mice, it's too soon to say whether the vaccine would successfully work in humans. "The ultimate goal is to be able to vac...


Non-smokers get extra vacation time at this company

The company says the idea came from an employee who complained that colleagues who smoked often worked less because of the cigarette breaks they took througho...


Maryland Falters in State's First Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades

Three area hospitals - Doctors Hospital of Sarasota, Englewood Community Hospital and Sarasota Memorial Hospital - retained their A grades in the Leapfrog Hosp...


Oklahoma City Thunder's Team Plane Dented En Route to Chicago

Despite the scary incident, according to WISN12, no one was injured as a result of the damaged plane. Elizabeth Wolf, a spokeswoman for Delta, said she believ...


Heart surgery risks double when operation is performed in the morning

PARIS-The risk of serious heart problems after open heart surgery almost doubles when the operation is performed in the morning rather than the afternoon, res...


AbbVie Inc. (NASDAQ:ABBV) Expected To Report Earnings On Friday

It has outperformed by 34.47% the S&P500. AbbVie appears to have plenty of room to keep increasing its dividend, partly because its payout ratio - the perce...


Tennessee Nurse Comforts Dying Patient by Singing Her Favorite Song

All they could do now was keep her comfortable, and that's exactly her "little angel' did as she sang her this lovely song, just days before Smith passed away"....


Study Found That Formula in Baby Food Tested Positive For Arsenic,…

It might be frightening to read that "nearly 80% of baby formula samples tested positive for arsenic", but without knowing the levels of arsenic, it is impossi...


Flu season is here, health officials urge vaccination

The season occurs during the cold half of the year in each hemisphere. Is stomach flu the same as seasonal flu? No. Flu vaccines are offered in many locat...


Clinton campaign, DNC, FBI paid for Trump dossier

Trump has repeatedly dismissed the document as false and in recent days has questioned whether Democrats or the Federal Bureau of Investigation had helped fund...


Top Marawi siege leaders killed in clashes

Isnilon Hapilon of the Abu Sayyaf, touted to be Emir of the Islamic State in Southeast Asia, and Omar Maute of the Maute Group (right), killed in the early ...


Health Dept. opens flu vaccine clinic

The virus lives longer in the cold weather because there is less humidity in the air to kill it. People can inhale the flu or get it by touching everyday obje...