Medicine

Trump slams NYTimes for fake news on USA role in breastfeeding proposal

The showdown over the issue was recounted by more than a dozen participants from several countries, many of whom requested anonymity because they feared retal...


Trump announcing his high court big 'reveal' in prime time

Another contender Judge Raymond Kethlidge made headlines blasting the IRS over its treatment of tea party groups. "Justice Kavanaugh has the most experience...


Japanese-American retains NY women's hot dog eating title

What's a good Fourth of July celebration without a little friendly competition? Back then, victor Jason Schechter finished off 14 hot dogs to claim the title ...


Fourth of July fireworks displays around Tampa Bay

Myers, a retired firefighter, lost his enthusiasm for personal fireworks on the Fourth of July after losing his home in the Tubbs fire last October. This is an ...


FDA Approves First Drug From Marijuana Plant

The government agency gave the green light this week to an oral solution called Epidiolex to treat Lennox-Gastaut syndrome and Dravet syndrome in those ages 2...


Thousands join Modi for world yoga celebration; some wear masks

From politicians to celebrities to sportsman all took part in the Yoga day celebrations held across the country. "The way to lead a calm, creative and conte...


'Gaming Disorder' enters WHO's latest classification-of-diseases draft

Another new chapter on sexual health brings together conditions that were previously categorised in other ways (e.g. gender incongruence was listed under mental...


Trump DOJ looks to gut key Obamacare provision

That would include such popular items as the guarantee that young people can stay on their family's health insurance plans until age 26, subsidies to help p...


Deaths of famous by their own hands highlight troubling trend

Julia Payson, Executive Director of the Vernon branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association says it's example the illness doesn't discriminate. His death ...


Kate Spade's husband says she suffered from depression

Spade's death on Tuesday in her New York Park Avenue apartment , "was not unexpected by me", the designer's older sister, Reta Saffo, told the Kansas City ...


Designer Kate Spade Has Died Aged 55

Spade was a co-founder of the designer label Kate Spade New York , which she later sold. People reports 55-year-old was found by her housekeeper Tuesday ...


New Research Shows Experimental Treatment Working For Advanced Cancer Cases

According to a report by The Guardian , she was 49 when she was given a few months to live after seven types of chemotherapy failed and she had developed t...


Interview: Smoking harmful to entire human body, not just lungs, says expert

He said: "More than 19,000 people die from tobacco use or second hand smoke exposure every day". "Casual exposure to second hand smoke, a common air polluta...


New Zealand slaughtering more than 100000 cows to eradicate bovine disease

Many cows will be be used for beef, however many will end up dumped into landfills. Mycoplasma bovis can lead to conditions such as udder infection, pneumon...


A weekend lie-in is a life-save

The researchers also came to the surprising conclusion that regularly having more than eight hours a sleep a night could also be connected with a higher morta...


Deadly Virus Carried by Bats Hits India, Raising Fears It Will Spread

Nipa Virus aka NiV was first identified in Malaysia in 1988. Dr Brendan Payne, honorary consultant in Infectious Diseases and Virology at Newcastle Univers...


Central team says Nipah virus confined to Kerala, neighbours cautious

Agents said citing panic messages doing rounds on the social media, they fear cancellations at the last moment that will ultimately affect their business. Those...


Kanye West Paid $85k for Whitney Houston Bathroom Pic

Although Pusha T was content with the original cover, Kanye was insistent on Houston's image, and offered to pay the licensing fee. On Thursday, West cele...


Harvey Weinstein to surrender in sex misconduct probe

Weinstein will be exonerated". More than 70 women have accused the once-powerful film producer of sexual impropriety, including rape, since October 2017. Hi...


Ukraine has published the expanded list of sanctions against Russian Federation

The chief executive and seven directors have resigned from Russia's largest aluminium producer and the company has warned that United States sanctions cou...


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...