Medicine

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...


Donald Trump tweet suggests that FCC should take NBC off the air

Shortly after Trump spoke, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis issued a two-sentence statement saying the news report was false and irresponsible. President...


Researchers Find Link between Breast Cancer and Bacterial Imbalance

Most research has been done on the "gut" microbiome, or bacteria in the digestive tract. Apart from breast cancer , researchers are also focusing on using th...


Pedro Baez makes the cut as Dodgers, Diamondbacks set rosters for NLDS

Rich Hill takes the mound for the Dodgers , squaring off against Robbie Ray of the D-backs. The wolves jumped on Walker and the game was all but over in th...


Trump says U.S. must 'wipe out' Puerto Rico debt

Trump spoke to Fox in San Juan, Puerto Rico , which he toured Tuesday. "I think what you heard the president say is that Puerto Rico is going to have to fig...


Area mom jailed for ignoring deal to vaccinate son

Bredow, a mother of two, said she would rather go to jail than go against her beliefs. Bredow's ex-husband wants their son vaccinated, but she is the primary ...


Nobel Prize Honors Technique for Seeing Molecules' Details

Joachim Frank of Columbia University in NY developed an image-processing method that merges many two-dimensional images of a biomolecules to create a sharp thre...


English Premier League Report; Arsenal v Brighton & Hove Albion 01 October 2017

Nacho Monreal opened the scoring in the first half before Alex Iwobi , converting Alexis Sanchez's majestic assist, wrapped up the points after the interval...


Sanchez Beats Monreal, Iwobi To Arsenal's Best Player Award Vs Brighton

Wenger who marked 21 years in charge of the Premier League giants against the South Coast side at the Emirates on Sunday said of Iwobi: "A player like that ...


LaVar Ball pulls youngest son from high school

Without me training those players at my house. "I see him going to college, but we're going to see what goes on; his development and how everything goes, we'l...


LaVar Ball says he's going to home school his son LaMelo

In an interview with ESPN's Ramona Shelburne , LaVar referred to Latimore and Chino staffers as "those knuckleheads" and said he didn't want them to "mess wi...


Herath drives Sri Lanka to thrilling win in Abu Dhabi

Sri Lanka's hopes of inflicting a first defeat on the hosts at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium appeared slim after they were bowled out themselves for 138 and could...


How you can help Puerto Rico

Trump on Wednesday, however, said he was considering lifting the Jones Act . San Juan's mayor this week issued an emotional "mayday call" as the stricken ...


Cowboys LB Sean Lee out vs. Rams with hamstring strain

In three weeks, the Rams have two games of at least 40 points, including a 41-point effort to beat the 49ers last Thursday night. This ranked 3rd overall, and...


Hurricane Maria passing by North Carolina coast

A tropical storm warning for the Outer Banks was discontinued and Maria was expected to accelerate east-northeast on Thursday and Friday, moving away from the U...


Stagnant flu vaccine rates worry USA health officials

Like last season, the nasal mist vaccine is not available. In addition to maintaining good health habits and washing your hands with soap and water, a yearly ...


Why Congress Cannot Agree on Health Care Reform

But Republican leaders announced Tuesday they would not call the repeal bill for a vote because it didn't have the support needed to pass. The Graham-Cassid...


Thai court finds Yingluck guilty, hands down 5-year jail sentence

Whether Yingluck is found guilty and sentenced to up to ten years in prison, found guilty and given a suspended sentence, or even acquitted, the conduct of Thai...


Centuries of friction between Catalonia and Spain

With five days to go until the October 1 vote, the clash between Catalonia's pro-separatist government and Madrid is increasingly being played out in the ar...


Kumar Sangakkara's Tweet To Hardik Pandya Is 'Very Special'

India has jumped to the top of the ODI rankings, for now, overtaking Australia and South Africa, but can still slip to the number-two spot if the visitors wi...


Woman Previously Named 'Heaviest in the World' Dead at 37

This is what the statement said and added that she was kept under the supervision of 20 doctors with different medical specializations. Ms Ahmed had travell...


Keenum has 3 TD passes and Vikings top Buccaneers 34-17

Minnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen sacks Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston during the second quarter at U.S. Bank Stadium in M...


Can he continue? Kane's super London derby record

Tottenham survived a late scare against West Ham to take three points at the London Stadium. But Spurs held on to claim a third win in three away games...


Aung San Suu Kyi's Key Speech On Myanmar Rohingya Crisis Today

China has also stood by the Myanmar government. But they said the two communities now lived in harmony and blamed outsiders for the violence. The Myanmar go...


Spanish police raid Catalan government buildings

The demonstrators waved Catalonian flags and held up ballot boxes as they denounced the "heavy-handed" treatment of the referendum by Spanish authorities, f...


Living Well: Calling all seniors! It's time for a flu shot

The U.S. government recommends everyone 6 months of age and older gets a flu vaccine each season before flu season is in full swing. Like it did in 2016, th...


Hindus fleeing Myanmar violence hope for shelter in Modi's India

A military crackdown in northern Rakhine launched in retaliation for attacks by Rohingya militants last month has sent more than 410,000 members of the ethnic...